The Desperate Hour #2

The Desperate Hour

Host: Alex Piandes

In episode #2 of The Desperate Hour, Alex explores crime and punishment with a dash of frustration, suicide, gang wars, plus a catfight thrown in for good measure. He runs the gamut from ’60s garage to R&B to rockabilly to C&W to soul to ’90s punk to girl groups and it takes him nearly an entire hour to tell this story of violence. Well, he never was one for brevity…

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2 comments

  1. Gaby says:

    Hey! I’m listening to this podcast, but my english is not that good enough to catch some bands I really liked in this episode. Will you post a list with all the bands and song? Thanks! Great podcast!

  2. kopper says:

    Here’s the playlist for this podcast:

    *The Mystic Tide: Frustration (Solid Sound…Solid Ground/Distortions,
    1994)
    original 7″ released on Solid Sound, 1967

    *Fireworks: Murdered Model (Set The World On Fire/Crypt, 1994)

    *The Drags: I Like To Die (45×3/eMpTy)
    original 7″ released on Resin Records, release date unknown

    (bed) The Avengers VI: Time Bomb (V/A Lost Legends of Surf Guitar IV:
    Shockwave!/Sundazed, 2005)
    original track released on the LP “Real Cool Hits” on the Mark 56
    label, 1966

    *Harry Johnson: It’s Nothing To Me (V/A God Less America/no label)
    original release date and label unknown

    *Andre Williams: Jailhouse Blues (Mr. Rhythm/Eagle)
    original 7″ released on Fortune, 1958

    *Zippo Raid: Only God (The Special Olympics of Punk Rock/self release,
    2002)

    *The Kasanetz-Katz Orchestral Circus: Quick Joey Small (7″/Buddah,
    1968)

    (bed) Elmer Bernstein: Staccato’s Theme (V/A Ultra Lounge, Vol. 7: The
    Crime Scene/Capitol)
    recorded for the NBC TV series “Johnny Staccato” 1959

    *The Bugs: Strangler In The Night (V/A The Polaris Records
    Story/Bacchus Archives, 1991)
    original 7″ released on Astor, 1966

    *Thee Headcoats: The Strangler Of Boston Town (Beach Bums Must
    Die/Crypt, 1990)

    *The Leaves: Hey Joe (…Are Happening!/Sundazed, 2000)
    original 7″ released on Mira, 1966

    (bed) Mustangs: Jack The Ripper (V/A Strummin’ Mental! Part One
    1958-65/Crypt)

    *Myron Lee & The Caddies: Homicide (V/A Sin Alley, Part One CD/Crypt)
    original 7″ released on the Hop label, 1958

    *Gene Maltais: Gangwar (V/A The Raging Teens, Vol. 1/Norton, 1992)
    original 7″ released on the Lilac label, 1958

    *Junior Wells: Prison Bars All Around Me (Messin’ With The Kid,
    1957-63/Chief, 1990)
    previously unreleased

    *Nathaniel Mayer: I Want Love & Affection (Not The House Of Correction)
    (Going Back To…The Village Of Love/Gold Dust, 1996)
    original 7″ released on Fortune, 1966

    (bed) The Ray Corvair Trio: The Body In The Trunk (You Think You’re
    Going To Live Foerver/self release, 1996)

    *Cheater Slicks: Murder (Destination Lonely/Dog Meat, 1991)

    *Screaming Lord Sutch & The Savages: Jack The Ripper (V/A Joe Meek, The
    Alchemist of Pop 1959-66/Castle Music, 2002)
    original 7″ released on Decca U.K., 1963

    *The Idols: Wanted By The Law (V/A Shakin’ In Athens/Sound Stories)
    original 7″ released on Parlophone, release date unknown

    *The Rogues: Wanted: Dead Or Alive (V/A Kim Fowley: Underground
    Animal/Bacchus Archives, 1999)
    original 7″ released on Living Legend records, 1965

    (bed) Ned Nash Orchestra: Hang ‘Em High (The Greatest Western Movie
    Themes/Laserlight Media, 1988)

    *The Whyte Boots: Nightmare (V/A Girls In The Garage, Pt. 1 CD/Romulan)
    original 7″ released on Philips, 1966

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