Sunday, March 17, 2024

The Eerie Midnight Horror Show


With The Spookshow Serenade

"You may not walk away from this one." - VO (from the "Twitch of the Death Nerve" radio spot)

Pinebox Derby - Beat Happening

Haunted House - The Otherside

Hank Watson Stalks the Earth - Deadbolt

The Mummy - The Marshmallow Overcoat

The Black Hand - The Mortals

The Creeps - The Unclaimed

Night of the Jackal - Charlie Harper

Grave Dance - Beware of Blast

Haunt - Roky Erickson

Thoughts of a Hangman - Thee Headcoats

Graveyard Woman - The Woggles

"It’s the house of your dreams - if your dreams are nightmares!" - VO (from the "New House on

the Left" radio spot)

Love Witch #1 (Lo-Fi Edition) - Black Widows

El Vampiro - Los Calambres

Rotting - The Mal Thursday Quintet

Phantom On My Mind - The X-Ray Harpoons

La Maldición de Mr. Blasfemo - Los Justicieros

Monster Dance - Thee Tumbitas

Graveyard Stomp - The Meteors

The Creeper - The Vice Barons

"When the flies start to crawl… so will your flesh!" - VO (from the "Four Flies on Grey Velvet"

radio spot)

Creature Feature - Satan’s Pilgrims

Slaughterhouse ’69 - Genki Genki Panic

Mummy Walk - Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited

Lurch - Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds

Mostrissimo - Lost Acapulco

Psycho - Imelda May

La Vampira (Que Me Mordio un Güevo) - Los Sicoticos

Mystery Plane - The Cramps

"It’s exactly what you think it is!" - VO (from the "Pieces" radio spot)

Saturday, March 16, 2024

The Letter M


With Mark Ehmcke

1. California Man - The Move

2.  I Hate You - The Monks

3.  Push, Kick, Shout - The Morells

4.  The Jet Set Junta - The Monochrome Set

5.  Sorrow - The McCoys

6.  Everybody - The Music Explosion

7.  I Got Loaded - The Master Plan

8.  Inside My Brain - Les Maledictus Sound

9.  Shot By Both Sides - Magazine

10.  Sophisticated Cissy - The Meters

11.  Boyce & Hart - The Minus 5

12.  Cryin' Inside - Mouse & the Traps

13.  Masculine Intuition - The Music Machine

14.  Do You Mind - The Motors

15.  Makes No Difference - Mekons

16.  Soho-A-Go-Go - The Members

17.  Tapioca Tundra - The Monkees

18.  The Fortune Teller - The Merseybeats

19.  Time Will Show The Wiser - The Merry-Go-Round

20.  You Make Me Shake - The Moving Sidewalks

21. Super Soul Weekend - Memphis Horns

22.  Bamalama - Mud Boy & the Neutrons

23.  Ezmerelda - Mainline

24.  Honky Tonkin' - Maddox Brothers and Rose

25.  Got Hit - Mental As Anything

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

The Mal Thursday Show: 1966 A to Z - B pt. 1

The Bad Boys: Love
The Bad Roads: Blue Girl/Too Bad
The Band Without a Name: Turn On Your Lovelight
The Banshees: Project Blue
The Barbarians: Moulty
Fontella Bass: Oh No, Not My Baby
The Bad Boys: Black Olives (bed)
Billy Batson: New York, New York
The Beach Boys: Hang on to Your Ego
The Beagles: Looking for the Beagles
The Beat Buddies: Pins in My Heart
The Beaten Path: Dr. Stone
The Beatles: Paperback Writer/Rain (2022 mix)
Skip Battyn & The Group: The Dating Game Theme (bed)
The Love Merchant trailer
The Beatstalkers: Better Get A Better Hold On
The Beau Brummels: One Too Many Mornings
Beaver & The Trappers: Happiness Is Havin'
Jack Bedient & The Chessmen: Glimmer Sunshine
The Bee Gees: Spicks and Specks/Born a Man
Hallucination Generation trailer
The Bees: Voices Green and Purple
The Belfast Gypsies: Hey Gyp
The Beat-Six: Beat, Beat, Beat Ist Mein Hobby (bed)
William Bell: Marching Off to War
The Belles: Come Back/Melvin
Danny Bellini & The Rich Kids: Money Isn't Everything
The Bells of Rhymney: She'll Be Back
The Benders: You Can't Tame Me
The Bentleys: Now It's Gone
Beep Beep and The Roadrunners: Shifting Gears (bed)
J.C. Penney Batman radio spot

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:

The B.C.s: Oh, Yeow!
The Bad Seeds: All Night Long/Sick and Tired
The Bards: Alibis
The Barons (Fort Worth): Don't Burn It
Greg Barr & The Barr Association: Dance Girl Dance

Blow Up
The Berkeley Five: You're Gonna Cry
Chuck Berry: Club Nitty Gritty
The Best Things: Chicks Are for Kids  
The Better Half Dozen: I Could Have Loved Her
Big Brother & The Holding Company
: Down on Me (live)
The Big Town Boys: August 32nd
The Birds: No Good Without You/Next in Line
The Birdwatchers: Girl, I've Got News for You

Monday, March 11, 2024

Relics & Rarities


With Dave the Rave

Shockwave - Zorba and the Greeks - Golden State Records

Rock On - Johnny Rebb and the Rebels

Reelin And Rockin - Dave Clark Five - Epic

I'm A No-Count - Ty Wagner with the Scotchmen

Don't Tread On Me - Kit and the Outlaws

There She Goes - Mac Staten and the Nomads - Prelude

Looking For A Fox - Clarence Carter - Atlantic

(I've Got To) Run For My Life - Emanuel Lasky - Thelma

You're Lookin' Good - Howard Tate

No More - Ron Gray & The Countdowns - N-Joy

Descent - The Joys Of Life - Columbia

Is It All Gone? - The Magicians - Villa

Stop Girl - 7 Dwarfs - Ideal

Are You Lovin' Me Too - Del Shannon - Silvertone (German 45 Import)

Super Girl - Graham Bonney - Capitol

Soul Superman - The Hesitations - Kapp

Don't You Run Away - Phil Terrell

The Lost Soul - The Pubs - Velvet Tone

Beware - The Big Beats - Tonka

I'll Come Running - The Mad Hatters - Fontana

It's The End - Zakary Thaks - Mojo-Bone Rekkids

Stop Girl - 7 Dwarfs - Ideal

Aircheck Of The Week


It's a WMCA Good Guy Sunday in New York as Jack Spector fills in for Ed Baer, followed by Dino On Your Radio (Dean Anthony). I've restored the music to re-create the real-time March 1968 listening experience.

Friday, March 8, 2024

Country A Go-Go with Debbie D


With Debbie D

1 Dolly Parton It Wasn’t God Who Make Honky Tonk Angels

2 Country All-Stars The Lady In Red

3 Bobbie Gentry Niki Hoeky

4 Davis Sisters Rock-A-Bye-Boogie 

5 Charline Arthur Burn That Candle 

6 Dottie West How Many Lifetimes Will It Take?

7 Jean Shepard The Root Of All Evil

8 Glen Campbell Bull Durham

9 Etta James Almost Persuaded

10 Candi Staton Stand By Your Man

11 Bettye LaVette What Condition My Condition Is In

12 Cookie Jackson Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad

13 Denise LaSalle Harper Valley P.T.A.

14 Millie Jackson If You’re Not Back In Love By Monday

15 Billy Strange Sangaree

16 Connie Smith You Ain’t Woman Enough

17 Loretta Lynn I Don’t Wanna Play House

18 Tammy Wynette Don’t Come Home A Drinkin’

19 Billie Joe Spears Do Right Woman, Do Right Man

20 Sue Thompson Who’s Gonna Mow Your Grass

21 Country All-Stars I’ll See You In My Dreams

22 Georgette Beltran This Lovely Day Is Mine

23 Janet Kaye Heaven Help The Working Girl

24 Jody Miller Queen Of The House

25 Geraldine (Connie) Stevens Billy, I”ve Got To Go To Town

26 Jeanne Pruett Hold On Woman

27 Jim & Jesse Farewell Blues

Blast Off!


1. Flyin' Saucers Rock'n'Roll - Billy Lee Riley

2.  Thunderbirds - Barry Gray

3.  Moon Twist - Chuck Dallis

4.  Astronauts - Rodd Keith

5.  53 Miles West Of Venus - The B-52's

6.  Space Odyssey - 101 Strings

7.  Flying Saucer Attack - The Rezillos

8.  Honeymoon Trip To Mars - Jack Tucker

9.  Beam Me Up Scotty - Fingerprinz

10.  I Want My Baby On Mars - Bow Wow Wow

11.   Lost In Space Theme - Johnny Williams

12.  Star Trek Theme - Alexander Courage

13.  Phasors On Stun - FM

14.  Five Year Mission - The Spizzles

15.  I Took A Trip (On A Space Shuttle) - Legendary Stardust Cowboy

16.  Orbit Twist - Rufus Shoffner

17.  The Moon Men - John Muir

18.  Unidentified Flying Object - Perry/Kingsley

19.  Space Oddity - David Bowie

20.  Space Junk - Devo

21.  Planet Claire - The B-52's

22.  Orbit Fantasy - 101 Strings

23.  Lost In Space - Rodd Keith

24.  Shake It Over Sputnik - Billy Hogan

Forgotten 45s


With David Bruce

Kogar's Jungle Juice Show #56


01 Jimmy ONeill with Kipper and and the Exciters - Twistin Train TORCHLITE    

02 big sam savage - ooh - gosh! DATE

03 Jimmy Maddin and the Party Makers Mashin Grapes FABOR

04 Joe Dodo and the Groovers Groovy RCA VICTOR

05 the gimicks - naughty rooster ENSIGN

06 the jaguars - drive in EPIC

07 The Arkades The P.A.L. JULIA RECORDS

08 Pretty Lord Sundance Lord Sundance Part One TRIODE


01 The Edsels - Lets Go EMBER

02 Hollywood Saxons L.A. Lover ELF RECORDS

03 The Four Dates I'm Happy CHANCELLOR

04 The Harptones Mambo Boogie RAVEN

05 The L'Captans Home Work SAVOY

06 The Cadets Annie Met Henry MODERN RECORDS


01 Varetta Dillard with TJ Fowlers Orch. Getting Ready for my Daddy

02 Harold Burrage Betty Jean COBRA

03 Eddie Burns Don't be Messing with My Bread HARVEY

04 Annisteen Allen I've Got Troubles CAPITOL

05 Roy Brown and his Mighty Mighty Men Money Can't Buy Love KING

06 Charlie White -formally with the clovers- Sweetie Baby WINLEY RECORDS


01 Kenny Brown and Marilyn Kaye and the Arkansas Ramblers Throw a Little Wood on the Fire PEP

02 Lee Bonds with Band Wild Cattin Woman TENNESSEE

03 Bee Arnold and the Tune Toppers Little Girl of Mine GOLDBAND

04 Al Burnette and his Southern Swingers Humpty Dumpty FORTUNE

05 The Whirlwind Evangelists From Crooked Street to Glory Avenue FORTUNE

06 Curly Dan and Wilma Ann and the Danville Mt. Boys North on 23 FORTUNE

07 Lucky Joe Almond and his Hillbilly Rockers Hickory Nut Boogie TRUMPET

08 Bill Blevins An Hour Late and a Dollar Short TRUMPET


01 papa lightfoot - mean ol train IMPERIAL Rural Blues Vol 3: Down Home Stomp LP

02 Howlin Wolf Smoke Stack Lightning CHESS

03 H-Bomb Ferguson I Love my Baby ATLAS

04 Otis Blackwell You Move me Baby JAY-DEE

05 Junior Wells The Things I'd Do for You CHIEF


01 The Ideals The Gorilla CORTLAND

02 Al Elias King Kong PAYSON

03 Baby Huey and the Baby Sitters Monkey Man SATELLITE RECORDS

04 Gene and Ray Monkey Yeah CLASS

05 The Flares Monkey Walk PRESS RECORDS

06 Wayne Cochran - Monkey monkey DECK


Outro Laverne Baker Romance in the Dark

Thursday, March 7, 2024

The Mal Thursday Show: 1966 A to Z - A

The Aardvarks: I'm Higher Than I'm Down/I Don't Believe
The Abandoned: Come on Mary
The Action: I'll Keep Holding on/Baby You've Got It
Roy Acuff Jr.
: Turn That Frown Upside Down
The Alarm Clocks: Yeah/No Reason to Complain
The Advantes: Done It Again
Cannonball Adderly: Mercy, Mercy, Mercy (bed)
The Wild Angels radio spot
The All Night Workers: Why Don't You Smile Now
Knoll Allen and the Noble Savages: Animal
Paul Allen: Cash for Your Trash
The Allies: I'll Sell My Soul
Keith Allison: Action, Action, Action
The Allman Joys: Spoonful/Shapes of Things
Davie Allan & The Arrows: Skaterdater (bed)
The Alright Five: Turn Off Next Exit
Al's Untouchables: Come on Baby
The Ambertones: I Can Only Give You Everything
Angie & The New Raiders: It's a Lie
The Anglo-Americans: The Music Never Stops
Angie & The New Raiders: Sounds of the Raiders (bed)
The Sand Pebbles trailer
The Animals: It's My Life (BBC)/Don't Bring Me Down (mono)
The Apollos: Target Love/It's a Monster
Apollo's Apaches: Why Tolerate
The Artwoods: Keep Lookin'/I Take What I Want
The Ascots: Crash Dive (bed)
The Silencers trailer
The Association: You Hear Me Call Your Name (mono)/Along Comes Mary (live)
The Astronauts: Main Street
The Atlantics: It's a Hard Life

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:

The Argyles: White Lightning/Farmer John
The Avengers: (San Antonio): Some Day

The Avengers (Memphis): Batarang (bed)
Teenage Gang Debs trailer
The Attic Sounds: Shadows
Atilla and The Huns: Mojo Cools
The Avalons: Come Back Little Girl
The Avengers (Bakersfield): I Told You So/Open Your Eyes
A Wild Uncertainty: Broken Truth/A Man with Money

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

60's Garage


With Mark Ehmcke

1. Let's Talk About Girls - Tongues Of Truth

2.  When I Arrive - We The People

3.  Gotta Get Some - The Bold

4.  Out Of Our Tree - The Bear Fax

5.  Double Decker Bus - Count Five

6.  Rejected - Sterling Damon

7.  Professor Black - Lost And Found

8.  Get Out Of My Life Woman - The Leaves

9.  Bottom Of The Soul - Bonniwell Music Machine

10.  Won't Come Back - Zakary Thaks

11.  What To Do - Modulation Corporation

12.  Jezebel - The Yellow Payges

13.  Hollow Woman - Mark IV

14.  I Had To Tell You - Thirteenth Floor Elevators

15.  Cry A Little Longer - The Grodes

16.  Misty Lane - Chocolate Watchband

17.  Feelin' Lost - The Rationals

18.  Don't Take Your Love Away - Wind

19.  Queen Of Shadows - The Exotics

20.  Twisted - John Kay and The Sparrow

21.  Prince Of Dreams - Family Tree

22.  You Can Forget About That - Thursday's Children 

Monday, March 4, 2024

Aircheck Of The Week


Three years and one month before becoming a Los Angeles radio legend, The Real Don Steele was toiling away at KOIL in Omaha. Enjoy this high fidelity hourlong slice of 1962 radio from Boss Radio 66.