The Last Hurrah!, or Take the 8:15 to Nowhere


SYNOPSIS In which Uncle LD bids loyal and devoted listeners adieu with a panoply of lovely noises and words. What a year it’s been, he muses, half to himself]. He urges all lovers of music and life and liberty etc. to protest the dumbing down of our world. Fight back with your dollars, your blogs, your votes and whatever else is at hand. Thanks again, and keep in touch. XOX LDB

Playlist for Episode 49

Intro: “8:15 to Nowhere

(excerpt) by Vicious Pink

(LD Records, 1984)

Stretch Your Money

by Orso, from Orso

(Perishable, 1998)

Only in America,”

by Jay & the Americans, from The Brill Building Sound

(K-Tel, 1993)

One of Our Submarines

by Thomas Dolby, from The Golden Age of Wireless

(Capital, 1982)

Pale and Precious

by the Dukes of Stratosphear, from Chips from the Chocolate Fireball

(EMI, 1987)

Human Hands

by Bowerbirds, from Hymns for a Dark Horse

(Burly Time, 2007)


by Indian Jewelry, from Invasive Exotics

(Monitor, 2006)

Example 22

by Laurie Anderson, from Big Science

(Warner, 1982)


by the Pulsars, from Pulsars

(Almo Sounds, 1997)

The Business,”

from The Apple soundtrack


Yes I Do (Merry-Go-Round)

by Psychedelic Furs, from Forever Now

(Sony, 2002)

Better Off Alone

by Moth Wranglers, from Never Better

(Magnetic, 2004)

I’m Free

by Violent Femmes, from Why Do Birds Sing?

(Reprise, 1991)

That Attribution Rag!

(Flangetastic version)

by LD & the New Criticism (2007)

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