PART 1: American Beat ’84 – The Fleshtones; Alex Trebek – The Fleshtones; (Let’s All) Turn On – Hoodoo Gurus; Commando – Ramones; Intensified Chaos – Intensified Chaos; The Stand – The Alarm; War – Edwin Starr; Mick’s Up – The Style Council; Vote That Fucker Out – Wreckless Eric & Amy Rigby; Any Way You Want It – The Dave Clark Five; 25 O’Clock – The Dukes of Stratosphear (XTC); Don’t Worry About the Government – Talking Heads; The Flag Was Still There – George Clinton; National Disgrace – Zoo Front; Laugh or Cry – The Vagabonds
PART 2: Welcome to My Valley – The Who Whos w/Anne Donohue; Hell N Back – Bakar; Our Love Will Change the World – Alice Cooper; Power to the People – The Plimsouls w/Amy Gore & Pete Donnelly; With Another – The Stents; Save Me – Stupidity w/Keith Streng; (I’m in the) Sunshine State – The Alex Butter Field; Tear My Heart Out – The Alex Butter Field; Winter Light – The Alex Butter Field; The Lucky Couple – Petrified Max; Thimble of Sun – Petrified Max
PART 3: Rainy Night in Georgia – Los Straitjackets; Bus Stop – Los Straitjackets; Baby You’re Wrong – The Outta Sites; She’s So Fine – The Outta Sites; Beautiful You – The Outta Sites; This Time – The Outta Sites; She’s Gone – The Outta Sites; All I Have to Give – The Outta Sites; I’m the Only One – The Outta Sites; Til the End of the Day – The Outta Sites; Turning Gray – The Reducers; Nothing Cool – The Reducers; Meltdown – The Reducers; Out of Step – The Reducers; Let’s Go – The Reducers; Bums I Used to Know – The Reducers
PART 4: I Like It – Gerry & the Pacemakers; It’s Gonna Be Alright – Gerry & the Pacemakers; Girl on a Swing – Gerry & the Pacemakers; I’ll Be There – Gerry & the Pacemakers; Give All Your Love to Me – Gerry & the Pacemakers; Ferry Cross the Mersey – Gerry & the Pacemakers; Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying – Gerry & the Pacemakers; You’ll Never Walk Alone – Gerry & the Pacemakers; Turn the Page (live) – Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band; Jessica – The Allman Brothers Band; Little Rug Bug – NRBQ; Ridin’ in My Car – NRBQ; Helpless – Kim Weston; You Can Do It – Kim Weston; Twilight – U2
… is the hostess of Franorama 2.0, most Thursdays from 1-4 p.m. Eastern Time on Cygnus Radio. So what’s a genre? I just throw everything against a wall and see what sticks. Rock’n’roll, garage, punk, soul (especially Northern), rockabilly, real country, cheesy goofball stuff – no matter what generation, if it has a heart and soul, it has a home here.