Billy MurePlaylist for
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
February 29, 2008

Hosted by Greg Lyon on FRIDAYS at 2-4 pm
on WPVM Asheville (103.5 FM and

This show is available for listening as an archive for one week after its airing at WPVM’s Archive Page (click on the STREAM button for this show–under the letter ‘G’)


— Background music today was Billy Mure’s Super-Sonic Guitars, and I doubted on the air that it was in fact a stereo recording, but it most certainly is. Stereo vinyl records were first sold in 1958, and that’s when this LP was released–on RCA Victor Living Stereo.

— Polvo is reuniting and playing the Cat’s Cradle in Chapel Hill on May 10. In preparing this show, I decided that their music actually holds up pretty well compared to a lot of 90s indie rock, particularly other stuff from the Triangle scene.

— If I had listened to the Intelligence album, Deuteronomy, when it came out, it would have made my Best of 2007 list.

Background Music: Billy Mure’s Super-Sonic Guitars – Fireworks (1958 RCA Victor Living Stereo)

Artist Song Album Label Comments New
Billy Mure Firecrackers Fireworks RCA 1958  
Stark Reality Junkman’s Song Now Stones Throw 1970  
Mahjongg Kottbusser Torr Kontpab K Spelled correctly, this would be a reference to Berlin’s Kottbusser Tor (Cottbus gate) in Kreuzberg *
Can Geheim (Half Past One) Peel Sessions Strange Fruit 1975, song from Landed  
Instruments of Science & Technology Theme 5 Music From The Films of R/Swift Secretly Canadian *
Talking Heads New Feeling The Name of the Band Is Sire recorded 1977  
Buddy Miles Funky Mule Expressway to Your Skull Mercury 1968, RIP Buddy Miles  
Deep City Band Masterpiece VA – Eccentric Soul: The Outskirts of Deep City Numero Group 1968 *
Mike Ladd How Electricity Really Works Nostalgialator Definitive Jux *
Cadence Weapon Real Estate Afterparty Babies Anti- *
Getatchew Mekuria & The Ex & Guests Eywat Setenafegagn Moa Anbessa Terp Egyptian and Dutch  
Billy Childish & The Musicians of the British Empire Snack Crack Punk Rock at the British Legion Hall Damaged Goods 2007  
The Dirtbombs Ever Lovin’ Man We Have You Surrounded In the Red playing Asheville’s Orange Peel, March 31 *
The Intelligence Secret Signals Deuteronomy In the Red 2007  
Tyvek Give It Up Double 7" What’s Your Rupture? 2007  
Polvo Vibracobra Cor-crane Secret Merge 1992  
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks Dragonfly Pie Real Emotional Trash Matador *
Blood On The Wall Sorry Sorry Sarah Liferz The Social Registry *
Dead Meadow Ain’t Got Nothing (To Go Wrong) Old Growth Matador *
Opal Lisa’s Funeral Early Recordings Vol. 2 unreleased  
The Big Sleep Slow Race Sleep Forever French Kiss *
The Fugs Slum Goddess The First Album ESP Disk 1966  
Roger Miller Lou’s Got the Flu Dang Me Smash 1964  
Michael Hurley When I Get Back Home Ancestral Swamp Gnomonsong *

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