PART 1: American Beat ’84 – The Fleshtones; American Music – Violent Femmes; Used to Be – Violent Femmes; Run Baby Run – Southern Culture on the Skids; Skullbucket – Southern Culture on the Skids; 409 – The Beach Boys; Looking for Lewis & Clark – The Long Ryders; Moonchild – Rory Gallagher; Heart – Rockpile; Harvest Moon – Neil Young; Navy Blue – Sour Ops; The Sunshine Saves Everyone – The Junior League; Spirit Power and Soul – Johnny Marr; Unchain My Heart – Ray Charles; Be True – Bruce Springsteen; (piece of My Favorite Things – John Coltrane)
PART 2: Living Legends – The Fleshtones; Six O’Clock Baby – Muck and the Mires; Mi Engañaste Bien – The Fleshtones; Sunny Feeling – Muck and the Mires; Let’s See the Sun – The Fleshtones; This Time I Know I’m Right – Muck and the Mires; Push Up Man – The Fleshtones; Take Me Back to Planet Earth – Muck and the Mires; I Can’t Hide – The Fleshtones; He’s Not the One – Muck and the Mires; I Surrender! – The Fleshtones; Strange Waves – Muck and the Mires; #Loneliness – Muck and the Mires; Stop Fooling Around – The Fleshtones; I’m Your Man – Muck and the Mires; The Show Is Over – The Fleshtones; Too Soon to Fall in Love – Muck and the Mires
PART 3: Get on Up – The Brothers Steve; Next Aquarius – The Brothers Steve; Wizard of Love – The Brothers Steve; Electro-Love – The Brothers Steve; Griffith Observatory – The Brothers Steve; Better Get Ready – The Brothers Steve; You Blow My Mind – Miss Georgia Peach; Morning Birds – The Embryos; Spend Tonight – The Embryos; Twisted in My Game – The Embryos; You Can Be a Mystery – The Embryos; GlamOrama – The Amplifier Heads
PART 4: Fran on leaving the home studio where she grew up; Homeless – Paul Simon w/Ladysmith Black Mambazo; My Father’s House – Bruce Springsteen; The House I Live In – Sam Cooke; A House Is Not a Home – Brook Benton; She’s Leaving Home – The Beatles; A House Is Not a Motel – Love; My Little Town – Simon & Garfunkel; This Must Be the Place (Naïve Melody) – Talking Heads; Houses in Motion – Talking Heads
PART 5: Quiet Houses – Fleet Foxes; This Old House – Stuart Hamblen; Slip Inside This House – The 13th Floor Elevators; Home – Iggy Pop; Our House – Madness; Man Leaves House – The Blind Shake; House We Used to Live In – The Smithereens; This House Is Empty – The Fleshtones; Auld Lang Syne – Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians; Time to Move On – Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
… is the hostess of Franorama 2.0, most Thursdays from 1-5 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.