WPKN Archives: FM Mutations #8 with Allyson McCabe: Misfits and the Bowie Show

Episode Info

FM Mutations

Original Aired:
Saturday, March 12th, 2016
7:02PM to 10:00PM

2 hours, 58 minutes

Saturday, March 12th, 2016 7:00PM

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Episode: FM Mutations #8 with Allyson McCabe: Misfits and the Bowie Show

FM Mutations #8 Misfits


Set 1: Misfits


Frenchette by David Johansen


Five Foot One by Iggy Pop


You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me by the Zombies (Mash-up cover of Smokey Robinson and Sam Cooke)


Our Drummer Always Plays in the Nude by the West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band


I’m Not Like Everybody Else by the Chocolate Watch Band


Misfit (Alternative Version) by Marc Bolan


Phenomenal Cat by the Kinks


Couldn’t I Just Tell You by Todd Rundgren (Bearsville comp version)


Here Today Gone Tomorrow by Ronnie Spector (written by the Ramones, released on Siren produced by Genya Ravan)


You Know My Name (Look Up the Number) by the Beatles


First Time by the Boys


You Never Came Back by Tacocat


Then He Kissed Me by Hollywood Brats (cover of the Crystals)


Honey by the Marine Girls (Tracey Thorn’s pre- Everything But the Girl band)


Meaningless by the Magnetic Fields


I Wanna Destroy You by the Soft Boys


Jumpin’ Jack Flash by Ananda Shankar (Rolling Stones cover)



Set 2: Bowie’s 1979 BBC Radio One list (abridged)


Love Street by the Doors


TV Eye by Iggy Pop


Remember by John Lennon


96 Tears by ? and the Mysterians


Nursery Suite I. Aubade by Edward Elgar


Trial-Prison from Einstein on the Beach by Philip Glass


Sweet Jane by the Velvet Underground


Warning Sign by Talking Heads


Beck’s Bolero by Jeff Beck


Try Some, Buy Some by Ronnie Spector (written originally by George Harrison during the sessions for All Things Must Pass, co-produced by Phil Spector—Bowie eventually recorded it for 2003’s Reality)


We Love You by the Rolling Stones


2HB by Roxy Music


Rip Her to Shreds by Blondie


The Book I Read by Talking Heads



Set 3: Bowie’s collaborations


All the Young Dudes by Mott the Hoople


China Girl by Iggy Pop


Satellite of Love by Lou Reed


Reflektor by Arcade Fire


Without You I’m Nothing by Placebo


Sad and Lonely by Secret Machines


Province by TV on the Radio


Saviour by Kristeen Young

I Can’t Explain by David Bowie (Who cover from Pinups)


Let’s Spend the Night Together by David Bowie (Rolling Stones cover from Aladdin Sane)


Here Today Gone Tomorrow (Ohio Players cover)


Starman by David Bowie (live at the Beeb)


Heroes by Philip Glass



Show: FM Mutations

Rock, punk and indie music, mostly featuring demos, covers, outtakes, and other rarities. With occassional guests.

You can hit Allyson up for requests by visiting the show on Facebook or by leaving her a broadcast-ready voicemail at (347) 394-0022. If you call, don’t forget to include your first name, where you’re calling from, the title and artist of the song you’d like to hear, and maybe a few words about why you love the track.

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