SUYF! – Playlist 8/1/21

Songs inspired by cutting it out and being better without it. Heal thyself!

  • ARCHIVE
  • Somebody Get Me a Doctor – Van Halen
  • Love Surgery – Gwar
  • Surgery – Nuclear Assault
  • Esoteric Surgery – Gojira
  • Crash Course in Brain Surgery – Budgie
  • Brain Salad Surgery – Emerson, Lake & Palmer
  • Open Heart Surgery – The Brian Jonestown Massacre
  • Surgeon – St. Vincent
  • Heart-Shaped Box – Nirvana
  • Timebomb – Beck
  • Time Bomb – Ramones
  • Time Bomb – Rancid
  • Call the Doctor – Sleater-Kinney
  • I Don’t Need A Doctor – Humble Pie
  • Doctor Jeep – Sisters of Mercy
  • Witch Doctor – Alvin & The Chipmunks
  • The Witch Doctor – Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
  • Dancing With Mr. D – The Rolling Stones
  • (Don’t Fear) The Reaper – Blue Oyster Cult
  • Hospital – The Modern Lovers
  • I Don’t Want to Die (in the Hospital) – Conor Oberst
  • Touch Me I’m Sick – Mudhoney
  • Scalpel – Alice in Chains
  • I Wanna Be Sedated – Ramones
  • I Want a New Drug – Huey Lewis & The News
  • Can’t Fight This Feeling – REO Speedwagon
  • Who Are You – The Who
  • Personality Crisis – New York Dolls
  • One Hundred Years – The Cure
  • Alive – Pearl Jam
  • So Alive – Love and Rockets
  • Keep Yourself Alive – Queen
  • Alive And Kicking – Simple Minds
  • I Got You (I Feel Good) – James Brown
  • Feel Good Inc. – Gorillaz
  • Stayin’ Alive – Tiny Tim
Hand me a scalpel!

SUYF! – Playlist 7/25/21

Songs inspired by the things we do.

  • ARCHIVE
  • Maxwell’s Silver Hammer – The Beatles
  • Every Breath You Take – The Police
  • Run For Your Life – The Beatles
  • Run For Your Life – Nancy Sinatra
  • No Pussy Blues – Grinderman
  • Date Rape – Sublime
  • Rape Me – Nirvana
  • Daughter – Pearl Jam
  • Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
  • Hey Joe – Joni Hendrix
  • Down by the River – Neil Young
  • Been Caught Stealing – Jane’s Addiction
  • Take the Money and Run – Steve Miller Band
  • Bankrobber – The Clash
  • God Knows I’m Good – David Bowie
  • Johnny 99 – Bruce Springsteen
  • Murder by Numbers – The Police
  • The Killing Moon – Echo & the Bunnymen
  • Killing an Arab – The Cure
  • Polly – Nirvana
  • Floyd the Barber – Nirvana
  • Midnight Rambler – The Rolling Stones
  • Riders on the Storm – The Doors
  • Nebraska – Bruce Springsteen
  • Stackolee – Woody Guthrie
  • Revolution Blues – Neil Young
  • John Wayne Gacy, Jr. – Sufjan Stevens
  • Night Shift – Siouxsie and the Banshees
  • Gary Gilmore’s Eyes – The Adverts
  • Ted, Just Admit It . . . – Jane’s Addiction
  • Frankie Teardrop – Suicide
  • Sign of the Crab – The Gits
  • Black River Killer – Blitzen Trapper
  • Murder in the.City – The Avett Brothers
  • In The Air Tonight – Phil Collins

SUYF! – Playlist 7/18/21

Songs inspired by putting it on and taking it off, and taking it on and not putting it off. Get well Cherry Bomb!

  • ARCHIVE
  • Clothes Line Saga – Bob Dylan
  • Girls In Their Summer Clothes – Bruce Springsteen
  • Summer Clothes – Freedy Johnston
  • Saturday Clothes – Gordon Lightfoot
  • Clothes of Sand – Nick Drake
  • Every Day Clothes – Jonathan Richman
  • Big Sister’s Clothes – Elvis Costello & The Attractions
  • Dead Man’s Clothes – Son Volt
  • Summertime Clothes – Animal Collective
  • Someone Else’s Clothes – Ultravox
  • Space Clothes – Wooden Shjips
  • Vintage Clothes – Paul McCartney
  • Soup ‘N Old Clothes – Frank Zappa
  • The King’s New Clothes – Frank Loesser, Danny Kaye
  • The Emperor’s New Clothes – Elton John
  • Emperor’s Clothes Pt. 1 – Thompson Twins
  • The Emperor’s New Clothes – Sinead O’Connor
  • Watching the Clothes – Pretenders
  • Smoking Her Clothes – Inspiral Carpets
  • Surrender Your Clothing – Pansy Division
  • She Takes Her Clothes Off – Stereophonics
  • Falling Through Your Clothes – The New Pornographers
  • Shoppin’ for Clothes – The Coasters
  • Trying’ on Clothes – Shel Silverstein
  • Honey (Touch Me with My Clothes On) – Gilda Radner
  • Honey Can I Put On Your Clothes – Barbara Streisand
  • Put On Your Sunday Clothes – Charles Nelson Reilly, Jerry Dodge, Carol Channing
  • Nothing’s Gonna Change My Clothes – They Might Be Giants
  • When Can I Change My Clothes? – Bukka White
  • Put Your Cat Clothes On – Carl Perkins
  • Baby Don’t You Tear My Clothes – Lightnin’ Hopkins
  • Honey, Don’t Tear My Clothes – Etta James
  • Take off Your Clothes – Meat Puppets
  • Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance – Frank Zappa
  • Good Sex Rumples The Clothing – Adam Ant
  • We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off – Jamie Stewart
  • Take Dem Clothes Off – J Dilla
  • Pack Your Clothes – Louis Prima, Keely Smith, Sam Butera & The Witnesses
  • Dirty Laundry – Don Henley

SUYF! – Playlist 7/11/21

Songs inspired by serendipity and the clave.

  • ARCHIVE
  • Vaccinated Attitude – Marc Rebillet
  • Shanghai – King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  • Vamonos Pal Monte – Eddie Palmieri
  • Mi Gente – Hector Lavoe
  • El Cumbanchero – Sabu
  • Timbalero – Hector Lavoe, Willie Colon
  • Quimbara – Celia Cruz, Johnny Pacheco
  • Para Los Rumberos – Tito Puente
  • Oye Como Va – Tito Puente
  • El Curato De Tula – Buena Vista Social Club
  • Pa LosBoricuas Ausentes – Joe Valle Con Cear Concepcion y su Orchestra
  • El Watusi – Ray Barretto
  • Indestructible – Ray Barretto
  • Ay Jose – Machete, Graciela
  • Watermelon Man – Mongo Santamaria
  • Richie’s Jala Jala – Ricardo Ray
  • Cojema la casa – Pedro Laza Y Sus Pelayeros
  • Puerto Rico – Eddie Palmieri
  • Morenita Mia – Ramon Cordero
  • El Negro Bembon – Ismael Rivera
  • Bemba Colora – Fania All Stars
  • Pedro Navaja – Ruben Blades, Willie Colon
  • El Raton – Cheo Feliciano
  • Pecadora – Los Hermanos Rosario
  • Que Bueno Baila Usted – Ibrahim Ferrer
  • Bilongo – Eddie Palmieri, Ismael Quintana
  • Agua De Clavelito – Johnny Pacheco, Hector Casanova
  • Freedom! ’90 – George Micheal
  • Look at That Ass – Marc Rebillet

SUYF! – Playlist 7/4/21

Songs inspired by revisiting and independence. To all my great friends!

  • ARCHIVE
  • 4th of July – Dave Alvin
  • Fireworks – Siouxsie and the Banshees
  • Light/Fireworks – The Fall
  • Fourth of July – Galaxie 500
  • Talking with Fireworks – Twilight Sad
  • 4th of July – Soundgarden
  • 24 Hour Fireworks Stand – Drip-Fred
  • ‘Merican – Descendents
  • Fireworks – The Tragically Hip
  • Thunder on the Mountain – Wanda Jackson
  • Metal Fireworks – Lucinda Williams
  • I Fucked Him for Firecrackers – Molly Ruth
  • Independence Day – Ani DeFranco
  • 4th of July – Aimee Man
  • Fireworks – First Aid Kit
  • Fireworks – Mitski
  • Fireworks – Katy Perry
  • Declare Independence – Bjork
  • Lake of Fire – Nirvana
  • Fourth of July – Sufjan Stevens
  • Independence Day – Elliot Smith
  • Firecracker – Half Japanese
  • Indoor Fireworks – Nick Lowe
  • 4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy) – Bruce Springsteen
  • Independence Day – Bruce Springsteen
  • Fireworks – Original Memphis Five
  • Fireworks – Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five
  • Fireworks – The Sugarhill Gang
  • After Fireworks – Dilatory Duty
  • Independence Day – David Byrne
  • Fireworks – Blue Oyster Cult
  • Afternoon Delight – Starland Vocal Band
  • My Country – Randy Newman
  • American Tune – Simon & Garfunkel
  • 4th of July – Wings
  • Music for the Royal Fireworks – George Frideric Handel, Pierre Boulez, New York Philharmonic

SUYF! – Playlist 6/27/21

Songs inspired by lawn sprinklers. R..I.P. Okay.

  • ARCHIVES
  • Hot Hot Hot – Buster Poindexter and His Banshee of Blue
  • Heat Wave – Ella Fitzgerald, Paul Weston and His Orchestra
  • Too Darn Hot – Ella Fitzgerald
  • It’s Too Hot for Words – Billie Holiday, Teddy Wilson
  • (Love Is Like A) Heat Wave – Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
  • Hot In The City – Billy Idol
  • Too Hot – The Kinks
  • Too Hot – Kool & The Gang
  • Too Hot – The Specials
  • City Too Hot – Lee “Scratch” Perry
  • 96 Degrees In The Shade – Third World
  • Another Scorcher – The Viscounts, The Tennors, Jackie Bernard
  • Hot Girl Summer – Megan Thee Stallion, Nicki Minaj, Ty Dolla $ign
  • Hot Stuff – Donna Summer
  • Hot in Herre – Nelly
  • Drop It Like It’s Hot – Snoop Dogg, Pharell Williams
  • Burning Up – Madonna
  • Hot Hot Hot!!! – The Cure
  • Some Like It Hot – The Power Station
  • Burning Love – Elvis Presley
  • Burning Down The House – Tom Jones, The Cardigans
  • Burnin’ – Daft Punk
  • Long Hot Summer – Jimi Hendrix
  • Burn – Nine Inch Nails
  • Beds Are Burning – Midnight Oil
  • Burnin’ For You – Blue Oyster Cult
  • Burn The Rain – Kurt Cobain
  • Burning Down – R.E.M.
  • Cool Jerk – The Go Go’s
  • Three Cool Cats – The Coasters
  • Cool Down The Pace – Gregory Issacs
  • Cool Runnings – Duane Stephenson
  • Cooling In Jamaica – Julian Marley
  • Hot You’re Cool – General Public
  • Cool It Now – New Edition
  • Cool Water – Marty Robbins
  • Cool – Leonard Bernstein, Tucker Smith

SUYF! – Playlist 6/20/21

Songs inspired by commemoration and celebration. R.I.P. Angela.

a Woman and a Sister, a Person
  • ARCHIVES
  • Strange Fruit – Billie Holiday
  • No More Auction Block – Bob Dylan
  • Redemption Song – Bob Marley & The Wailers
  • Slave Driver – Bob Marley & The Wailers
  • Slavery Days – Burning Spear
  • Chains – Black & Blues
  • When the Revolution Comes – The Last Poets
  • John Brown’s Body – Paul Robeson
  • Sanders of the River – Paul Robeson
  • Go Down Moses – Louis Armstrong, Sy Oliver Choir, The Allstars
  • Wade in the Water – Ella Jenkins
  • Wade in the Water – Ramsey Lewis
  • Song of the Underground Railroad – John Coltrane
  • Oh, Freedom – The Montgomery Gospel Trio
  • When Will We Be Paid – The Staples Singers
  • Who’ll Pay Reparations on My Soul? – Gil Scott-Heron
  • Mississippi Goddamn- Nina Simone
  • The Death of Emmett Till – Bob Dylan
  • Niggers Are Scared Of Revolution – The Last Poets
  • Fight the Power – Public Enemy
  • This is America – Childish Gambino
  • Home is Where the Hatred Is – Gil Scott-Heron
  • Inner City Blues (Makes Me Wanna Holler) – Marvin Gaye
  • The Ghetto – Donny Hathaway
  • Chocolate City – Parliament
  • Say It Loud – I’m Black and Proud – James Brown
  • Brown Sugar – The Rolling Stones
  • Slave – The Rolling Stones
  • Give the People What They Want – The O’Jays
  • We the People Who Are Darker Than Blue – Curtis Mayfield
  • (For God’s Sake) Give More Power to The People – The Chi-Lites
  • Someday We’ll All Be Free – Donny Hathaway
  • A Change is Gonna Come – Sam Cooke
  • People Get Ready – Aretha Franklin
  • Freedom – Charles Mingus
  • Summertime – Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald

SUYF! – Playlist 6/6/21

Songs inspired by rockin’ and rollin’ unidentified objects!

  • ARCHIVE
  • Two Little Men In A Flying Saucer – Ella Fitzgerald
  • Destination Moon – Dinah Washington
  • Here Come the Martian Martians – Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers
  • Flying Saucer – Little Walter
  • Rocket 69 – Todd Rhodes, Connie Allen
  • Flying Saucers Rock & Roll – Robert Gordon, Link Wray
  • Out Of This World – The Detroit Cobras
  • Zero Zero UFO – Ramones
  • I Got Abducted by a UFO – The Lillingtons
  • Alien She – Bikini Kill
  • Astro Zombies – Misfits
  • Books About UFOs – Hüsker Dü
  • Planet Claire – The B-52’s
  • 53 Miles West of Venus – The B-52’s
  • Bike Ride to the Moon – The Dukes of Stratosphear
  • Unfunky UFO- Parliament
  • Mothership Connection (Star Child) – Parliament
  • UFO – Sun Ra
  • Planet Queen – T. Rex
  • I Made Love to a Martian – Mustard Plug
  • Sex Dwarf – Soft Cell
  • Homo Sapiens Extraterrestrials – Space Tribe, Volcano
  • Monkeys in Space – Akira the Don, Joe Rogan
  • Space Monkeys On The Radio – Aaron Leister
  • Space Monkey – Patti Smith
  • My Flying Saucer – Billy Bragg, Wilco
  • It Came Out Of The Sky – Credence Clearwater Revival
  • Waiting For The UFO’s – Graham Parker
  • Mr. Spaceman – The Byrds
  • Starman – David Bowie
  • Loving The Alien – David Bowie
  • Alien – Die Antwoord
  • Subterranean Homesick Alien – Radiohead
  • Spacelab – Kraftwerk
  • Planet Rock – Afrika Bambaataa, The Soulsonic Force
  • Flying Saucers – Nina Hagen
  • Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft – Carpenters
  • Interplanet Janet – Schoolhouse Rock

SUYF! – Playlist 5/30/21

Songs inspired by everything that Summer is about. Thank you my dear friends! Happy Birthday Richard! Keep on huffin’ the dinosaur!

  • ARCHIVE
  • Summertime – Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald
  • Summertime – DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
  • Summer – War
  • In the Summertime – Mungo Jerry
  • Hot Fun in the Summertime – Sly & The Family Stone
  • Hot Child in the City – The Nick Gilder Sweeney Todd Group
  • Hot Love – T. Rex
  • Feels Like Summer – Childish Gambino
  • Veranda Suspensa – Céu
  • Suddenly Last Summer – The Motels
  • Cruel Summer – Bananarama
  • Rock Lobster – B-52’s
  • Misirlou – Dick Dale and his Del-Tones
  • In the Sun – Blondie
  • In the Summer – Fastbacks
  • Rockaway Beach – Ramones
  • Celebrated Summer – Hüsker Dü
  • Summertime Blues – The Who
  • Summer Babe – Pavement
  • Don’t Touch My Bikini – The Halo Benders
  • A-Punk – Vampire Weekend
  • Someday – The Strokes
  • Here Comes the Summer – The Undertones
  • Breeze – Lush
  • Summer Breeze – Seals and Crofts
  • A Summer Song – Chad & Jeremy
  • That Summer Feeling – Jonathan Richman
  • Summer Nights – John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John
  • 4th of July (Sandy) – Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
  • Summer, Highland Falls – Billy Joel
  • Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer – Nat King Cole
  • Summer Holiday – Cliff Richard, The Shadows
  • Summer Samba (So Nice) – Astrid Gilberto, Walter Wanderley
  • Summer of ’69 – Tim Timebomb
  • Long Hot Summer – Jimi Hendrix
  • Could You Be Loved – Bob Marley & The Wailers
  • Positive Vibration – Bob Marley & The Wailers
  • Your Summer Dream – The Beach Boys
  • Good Vibrations – The Beach Boys
  • Theme from “The Endless Summer” – The Sandals
  • The Boys of Summer – Don Henley
  • Ice Cream Man – Van Halen
What happens at the Baranof, stays at the Baranof!” – Puppet Master 5/29/21

SUYF! – Playlist 5/23/21

Songs inspired by a day of sun. Happy 80th Birthday tomorrow, Bob!

  • ARCHIVE
  • Sunday Morning – The Velvet Underground
  • Good Day Sunshine – The Beatles
  • Sunday Morning Coming Down – Johnny Cash
  • Everyday is Like Sunday – Morrissey
  • Here Comes The Sun – Ritchie Havens
  • Here Comes The Sun – Nina Simone
  • Sunrise – Norah Jones
  • Sun Is Shining – Bob Marley & The Wailers
  • Sunshine On My Shoulders – John Denver
  • I’ll Follow The Sun – The Beatles
  • Sun King – The Beatles
  • Mambo Sun – T. Rex
  • Malibu Love Nest – Luna
  • Up on the Sun – Meat Puppets
  • Island in the Sun – Weezer
  • Sunny Afternoon – The Kinks
  • Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon – Queen
  • Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon – Madeleine Peyroux
  • A Place In The Sun – Stevie Wonder
  • You Are The Sunshine Of My Life – Stevie Wonder
  • Sunday Sermon – Booker T. & the M.G.’s
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street – Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, Sonny Rollins
  • When Sunny Gets Blue – McCoy Tyner
  • Sunny – Bobby Hebb
  • Who Loves the Sun – The Velvet Underground
  • California Sun – Ramones
  • The Sun Always Shines on T.V. – a-ha
  • Invisible Sun – The Police
  • Waiting on a Sunny Day – Musica Para Bebes
  • Hard Sun – Eddie Vedder
  • Saturday Sun – Nick Drake
  • Waiting for the Sun – The Doors
  • Let The Sunshine In (Reprise) – The 5th Dimension
  • Sunshine – Mos Def
  • Sunblind – Fleet Foxes
  • Sunsetz – Cigarettes After Sex
  • Sundown Syndrome – Tame Impala
  • Sundown – Gordon Lightfoot
  • Waterloo Sunset – The Kinks
  • You Are My Sunshine – Johnny Cash
  • That Lucky Old Sun – Bob Dylan
  • Sunshine, Lollipops And Rainbows – Lesley Gore