PART 1: American Beat ’84 – The Fleshtones; Gaslighter – Dixie Chicks; Raleigh Days – Archers of Loaf; Angel 10/11 – The Flying Pigs; Freak Flag – Southern Culture on the Skids; Blister in the Sun – Violent Femmes; American Music – Violent Femmes; The Reels – Black 47; Agita – Nick Apollo Forte; Survive – ADX; Fuck Tinder, I’m Standing Right Here – Daphne Lee Martin; House Sparrow – Stephanie Seymour; Armageddon’s Back in Town – Drive-By Truckers
PART 2: Can I Call You Rose? – Thee Sacred Souls; Language of Love – Jason Joshua & the Penrose Scholars; Time – Los Yesterdays; Seems Like – Thee Sinseers; When You Go (That’s When You’ll Know) – The Altons; The Only One – Trish Toledo & Thee Sinseers; Who Cares About Love – Vicky Tafoya & the Big Beat; Maybe I Loved You – The Jay Vons; I Second That Emotion – Smokey Robinson & the Miracles; Stranded – Ken Fox & Knock Yourself Out; Don’t Believe – The Psychedelic Furs; Beat Surrender – The Jam; Hyperactive! – Thomas Dolby
PART 3: Set Me Free – Utopia; On a Carousel – The Hollies; How Long – Ace; Someone to Love – Roger McGuinn; You Bowed Down – Roger McGuinn w/Elvis Costello; Anna – Roger McGuinn; Every Day I Have to Cry Some – Graham Parker; Brilliant Mistake – The Costello Show; (How Did You Make) A Mistake Like Me – The Armoires; Failure – The La’s; New Ways to Fail – Sarah Shook & the Disarmers; A Mistake Today for Me – Jonathan Richman; Capital (It Fails Us Now) – Gang of Four; Leftover Mistake – The Shellye Valauskas Experience; Never Work – Lost Generation
… 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.