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Hell’s Kitchen Radio #390: Too Little Monkey Business

April 30, 2020
3:24 pm

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So, I think I’m getting the hang of this shelter-at-home thing. I have more music playing than usual, and I’m actually getting along with my family! Who knew that bonding with family is actually a thing?

And when it comes to hosting my weekly show, Hell’s Kitchen Radio, on Radio Valencia, I have more time to go through my collection to choose music I think you’ll enjoy. This show was fairly diverse, and a lot of fun to put on for you.

I was reminded the other day that May 3rd is fast approaching, which means another James Brown birthday special is due. Many of you know I am a huge JB fan, and I co-host the annual KFJC 26 hour James Brown birthday special “Doin’ It To Death”, every year on his May 3rd birthday. Alas, this year, the special is not happening; a TRAVESTY!

But do not be alarmed, this Monday night, 8-10PM (PDST) I will be playing two hours of James Brown and James Brown-related material. So get your funky dance shoes ready to groove. Get on with your bad self, because John Hell will have you gettin’ up on the get down Monday night at 8.

As for this show, take a look at the playlist below and enjoy.

If you’re on the podcast page on Radio Valencia, then you will notice the little white dice on the green field. If you click it, you will be taken to a random show of mine. Go ahead, click the dice, take the ride. Thanks to my boy, Wrybread, for putting that together.

Enjoy.

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All Along The Watchtower: Peter Laughner (Cinderella Backstreet, The Cellar, Sandusky, June 24, 1973)
I Contain Multitudes: Bob Dylan

Early in the Morning: Ty Segall
Aman Iman (Water is Life): Tinariwen
Roll Another Number: Josh Tillman

Freya: The Sword
AC/DC: The Sweet
Addicted To Love: Ciccone Youth

The Night Does Not Belong To God: Sleep Token
The Ossuary: Sleepytime Gorilla Museum

Blind For All To See: Shrinebuilder
Life on Mars: Seu Jorge
You’re Killing Me: Segun Bucknor
Am I Black Enough For Ya?: Schoolly D

For The Lost Souls: Samsara Blues Experiment
God Is People: Flat Eathers
I’ve Got You Under My Skin: Frank Sinatra
A Day In The Life: The Flaming Lips

Legend In His Own Mind: Gil Scott-Heron
Can’t Help Myself: Brother Joscephus and the Love Revival Revolution Orchestra
What A Wonderful World: Louie Armstrong

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Hell’s Kitchen Radio #388: This Is Not A Test

April 15, 2020
2:49 pm

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If you’re like me, you get bored really easily. Surprisingly I’m not that bored these days. Granted, it’s like Groundhogs Day over here, and my hygiene is questionable, but I have plenty of things to take up my time. After all, I have a toddler running around the house. And there a lot of music to enjoy. I know the first place I want to head to when all of this is past us is to any one of the many local record stores in my hood. Please please please reopen. I have been doing my part from home however. I have bought some records, digitally, and even a few LPs I hope are delivered before this pandemic passes. The record business is essential, isn’t it?

So, we’re moving into month two of this thing. How have you evolved as a being during this time? Respond in the comments with your most creative creation. I’m reading more for pleasure, playing my guitar, and using leftover food in ways I never though could be done. Food is art. Who knew?

As for this show you are about to listen to (and thanks in advance for doing so), it’s still about diving deeper into my digital library. It seems that I have an awful lot of music on these hard drives. And you’re better for it. 

The only downside to hosting a radio show from my bedroom is the energy is not nearly the same as when I’m rockin’ out from behind the studio console. I’m more quiet because I have a toddler being put to bed in the next room. He really needs to learn to just deal with the volume, right? Thanks.

Enjoy.

jh

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God’s Away On Business: Tom Waits
Wafer O’ Darkness: Three Day Stubble
Buck Wylin’: Terminator X

Little Red Hen Blues: Taj Mahal
Life’s A Gas: T. Rex
Mark of Vaccination: Slim Cessna’s Auto Club
This Land Is Your Land: Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings

Mexican Radio: Wall of Voodoo
Turiya And Ramakrishna: Alice Coltrane
God’s Been Drinking: Bernadette Seacrest and Her Yes Men

I’m A Greedy Man: James Brown
Do I Look Like A Slut: Avenue D
Anarchy In The Ukk: Boredoms

Kill the President: Coffin Break
Right On For The Darkness: Curtis Mayfield
Texas To Ohio: Damien Jurado
Ghost Town: First Aid Kit

Working Class Hero: John Lennon
Touch My Evil: Lydia Lunch
Diversion: Ty Segall
Deceptacon: Le Tigre

There’s A Riot Going On: Monophonics
What A Wonderful World: Louis Armstrong

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Hell’s Kitchen Radio #387: The Quarantine Question

April 9, 2020
3:27 pm

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Well here I am, week four of this shelter-at-home, and I’m finding I’m not that bored. I just want to go record shopping in a record store. Oh don’t get me wrong, I have plenty of music to keep my going, and I have purchased a few LPs online, and ever took sweet advantage of the recent Ripple Records download deal. WOW! But there is nothing like walking into my favorite record stores, thumbing through the new arrivals, chatting with the clerks about what they are enjoying, searching the 7″ sections, checking out my very long want list, and looking to see if is hidden in the stacks.

I love how stores are willing to order for me, but part of the fun for me is to see if a record like Money Chicha has shown up, just so I can get that deep feeling of satisfaction for finally landing that long sought after LP.

There’s a ritual to the whole process of record buying. I think only crate-diggers really know what I’m talking about. I used to be a club DJ in San Francisco, and I used to shop for 12″s weekly. Damn, I had a lot. It actually felt pretty good to unload those about a decade ago when I started up Radio Valencia.

Speaking of Radio Valencia, we have a new home. The lease is about to be signed, and since we’re in a shelter-at-home and cannot move in yet, our new landlord is willing to hold off on rent until we actually move in. Thanks landlord, you rock! And we cannot wait to rock very soon in our new digs. Details are coming once everything is secure. But after ten years and our fourth home, I can promise you when I say this is going to be the absolute BEST home for Radio Valencia. I hope we’re here for years to come. And you can even come hang out there with us!!!

As for this recent show you are about to enjoy, it’s a deeper dive into my digital library. It’s large, but I miss playing my vinyl for you. There are a few live treats in there, and even some brand spanking new Ty Segall. He covers Harry Nillson on a new EP.

I may try to host a show between my Monday night show, featuring my live library. I have over 4000 live shows from over 500 bands of many genres. And with all this sitting around the house, I’m downloading multiple shows a day. As of this writing I have a PIL show from 1982 and a Germs shows from 1978 downloading. And I have over 1000 Grateful Dead shows too. Maybe I should log into a separate slot just to play live Dead?

Hmmmmmmmm…..

That’s enough for now. Time to enjoy two hours of Hell’s Kitchen Radio.

Enjoy.

jh

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Stormy Monday: Allman Brothers Band (March 20, 1971 The Warehouse, New Orleans, LA)
Lilac Wine: Nina Simone

The Mob Rules: Black Sabbath
I Shot All The Birds: The Blind Shake
Kisses Sweeter Than Wine: Bongwater (Peel Sessions March, 19, 1991)

Pink: Boris
Bad Ma Fucka: Brother Ali
Messin’ With The Kid: Buddy Guy and Junior Wells
Ramblin’ (Wo)man: Cat Power
Ha Ha Ha: Flipper

That’s How It Goes: Meat Puppets
Police and Thieves: The Clash
Barn Burning: Dave Alvin

Coconut: Ty Segal
I’m In Love With The Ooo-Ooo Man: GTOs
Dinah-Moe Humm: Frank Zappa (October 31, 1977, The Palladium, NYC, NY)

Radebe: Johnny Dyani
Star Spangled Banner: Kronos Quartet
New York New York: The Last Poets

Mountain: Meatbodies
Salad Days: Minor Threat
Not Boweevil: Sex Mob

Saved: Swans
What A Wonderful World: Louis Armstrong

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Hell’s Kitchen Radio #386: Doin’ The Pandemic Pokey

March 31, 2020
1:57 pm

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Hey radio lovers, it’s my first official show since December 2019. What I miss?

In all seriousness though, this is a remarkable time. How are you spending your days and nights? Reading those books that have been sitting on the shelf, that you swore you would read if only you had the time to do so? Watching those French Noir films that you once loved in college and realize they haven’t aged all that well? Pulling out those dusty puzzle boxes sent to you by grandma when you were 20 (even though you stopped doing puzzles when you were 12)? I actually love a good landscape jigsaw puzzle. How about finally listening to that John Coltrane 45 minute Ascension and the five alternate takes, each 45 minutes to one hour in length? No time like the present.

And the present is all we’ve got! What would Eckhart Tolle say?

How are tight knit families doing? How is the single-set doing? How are people with horrible roommates doing? How well are you practicing social distancing? FLATTEN THE CURVE OR DIE!

I’m mostly concerned about Tinder. How ever will they survive? Did they get a piece of the stimulus package too? HA! Get it? Tinder? Stimulus? I crack myself up.

On Monday afternoon I put out a call on ye ol’ Facebook asking for songs I should play for my triumphant return to Radio Valencia in the pandemic age. The list still hasn’t ended. All songs except two are from that list. Thanks a ton!

On a side note, Radio Valencia lost its space last January, after we were told (along with all other tenants) that our landlord had failed to keep up rent payments to the owner. We all were given 48 hours to move out. After a couple of months searching SF for a new space, we finally landed what we believe to be our most ideal studio location yet! And then COVID-19 struck, which is keeping us from setting up the new space. I cannot wait to share details about our new home. It’s sooooo exciting.

I have never hosted a show remotely from my home before, so you have heard a lot of reruns from me over the past few months, until Monday night! I’d like to say the show went off without a hitch, but you’ll notice the first three minutes is a lot of noise while I scrambled to pay for the Audio Hijack I was using. And later in the show I introduced a Johnny Cash song (“Solitary Man“), which was playing on my laptop, but not on my show. There’s a learning curve here, folks. Thanks for sticking with ol’ Johnny Hell through all of this.

I would like to thank my brother-from-another-mother Adam McKintosh for donating the Blue Yeti microphone to the cause. Some heroes don’t wear capes.

Also, not all songs are from the FB request list. Local violinist, vocalist, and all-around exceptional musician Emily Palen sent me a couple of new tracks from her trio: KnightressM1. I was thrilled to pieces to play “SALT”, from their upcoming release, TBA. Check them out live, whenever and wherever that happens in the (hopefully) near future. I love getting turned on…to good new music, and this group really sent me into the stratosphere. I hope you enjoy the track as much as I do. And dig the “lyrics”. Perfect timing indeed. It really fit with the show’s theme.

OK, enough of me. Take a look at the set list below. There are more hits in this one than I have ever played on my shows before, but fuck it, it’s my show, and we’re all bored.

Enjoy. Stay inside!!! Go masturbate again.

jh

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Don’t Touch Me There x2: The Tubes
Touch Me I’m Sick: Mudhoney
Epidemic: Slayer

Why Can’t I Touch It?: Buzzcocks
Spinal Meningitis (Got Me Down): Ween
You Be Illin: Run DMC
I Just Want To Have Something To Do: The Ramones

People Who Died: Jim Carroll (July 15, 1979 Old Waldorf, SF, CA)
You Can’t Touch This: MC Hammer
Soul Vaccination: Tower of Power

Hellbound Train: Savoy Brown
Nature’s Way: Spirit
People: Barbara Streisand
Dying: XTC

So Alone: Johnny Thunders

Salt: KnightressM1
Run To The Hills: Iron Maiden
Gates of Steel: Devo
Leave Me Alone: Helen Reddy

The Wait: Killing Joke
One: Three Dog Night
Nobody Told Me: John Lennon

Knockin’ On Heavens Door: Bob Dylan (November 1975, Montreal, Canada)
What A Wonderful World: Louis Armstrong

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Hell’s Kitchen Radio #385: Living To My Fullerest

January 1, 2020
4:40 pm

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Oh Dougie, you were too big for this world. Where are you now? Are you flying through the ether, looking down on us mortals, laughing from the belly about how silly we all are for crying over your passing? Or are you gone in a blink of an eye, only to live on in our memories?

Father, husband, friend, Franklin Douglas Fuller (November 5, 1962 – December 17, 2019) left us after a short six-month fight with brain cancer. He was the brightest of lights, that drew everyone to him who met him, and even those who had only heard of him wanted to know more. Whether you knew him as Doug, Toad, or even Ouchy the Clown, Doug was always present when he was with you. He made you feel special. He wanted everyone to have a good time, and he went out of his way to make certain that you were made to feel comfortable and welcome, while also pushing every limit you had. Of course Doug wouldn’t push any limit of yours that he hadn’t already pushed in himself, and found joy in. He was all about joy. Pure, unadulterated joy. He also walked the fine line of giving and not giving a fuck at the same time; all with a smile on his face, and a ready joke at the ready.

I asked Doug to serve papers on my ex-wife a few years back. I can honestly say it was the only time I have ever seen him nervous. He asked me if she was going to pull a knife on him? I think he should have worn clown makeup to the door. At the very least, a clown nose! Our daughters are friends, and his wonderful wife Candace is a close friend of my wife and mine. The memorial on December 30th at Chapel of the Chimes in Oakland is what you think of when you imagine the way you want to be remembered. It was a who’s-who of the Bay Area prankster scene. There wasn’t a dry eye in the house as speaker after speaker came up to say what all of us already knew in our hearts: Doug Fuller lived life to the Fullerest and can never be replaced.

Oh yes, Doug also curated an annual holiday music set. You really must listen in. Go to his page here and download the link. I believe there are links to all of his previously made music lists for you to enjoy.

Doug, this show is for you, my dear friend.

Enjoy.

jh

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Iko Iko: Dr. John and The Meters (March 05, 1973 St Bernard Civic Center, Chalmette, LA)

***Paul’s Boutique Set***

Back in the USSR: The Beatles
When I’m 64: The Beatles
Walk From Regio’s: Issac Hayes
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band: The Beatles
My Philosophy: Boogie Down Production
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band (reprise): The Beatles
The End: The Beatles
Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved: James Brown
Don’t Sniff Coke: Pato Banton

Sounds of Science: Beastie Boys
Cold Coffee and Cocaine: Prince
There She Goes, My Beautiful World: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

You’re Dead: Norma Tanega

Damned to Obscurity: OBN IIIs
I’m Not An Animal: The Blind Shake
I Come From The Mountain: Thee Oh Sees

Feel: Ty Segall Band
Gloria: Patti Smith (January 06, 1976, Jazz Workshop, Boston, MA)

Marie Marie: The Blasters (April 26, 1980 Mabuhay Gradens, SF, CA)
Drink Up And Go Home: The Good Old Boys (February 21, 1975 Margarita’s Cantina, Santa Cruz, CA)
On A Plain: Nirvana (December 07, 1991, Rennes, France)

A Quick One, While He’s Away: The Who (Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus)
Buena Sera Seòrita: Van Morrison (August 8, 1971 The Lion’s Share – San Anselmo, California)

What A Wonderful World: Louis Armstrong

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Hell’s Kitchen Radio #384: One Of The Bad Guys

December 26, 2019
3:36 pm

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OK, so someone posted this fabulous YouTube clip recently of every sample used in Paul’s Boutique (though I think a few are missing), and I of course just had to track down each and every sample, 99 in all. I already had about 60 of the tracks, but the hunt for the remainder has been fun, nevertheless. And you, my dear listener, are the one’s to benefit from this scavenger hunt. This is why you tune in, right? Right.

Anyway, I start the second hour with eight tracks used to sample “Egg Man” and then follow it up with said Beastie Boys track. I’ll be doing this for each of the tracks on this classic LP in the weeks to come. Tune in and enjoy.

I also took this holiday show to share some longer and stranger tracks as you can see from the playlist below. I picked up a couple of James Brown/JBs LPs this past week, as well as some 80s and 90s punk 7″s . I also close out the show with a few live cuts that I think are worthy for your ears. If you’re playing the LDB game (and why would you?) then you better stop following the Abbey Lincoln track. Then again, the Lou Rawls version is my favorite LDB produced.

Happy holidaze and Treason’s Greetings to you all.

jh

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Sister Ray: Velvet Underground
I Wanna Get Rid Of You: Psycotic Pineapple

One Of The Bad Guys: Tour
Boom Boom: John Lee Hooker
Dr. Seuss is Satan: The Guttersluts
Saga of the Street Music: SF Street Music

Alligator: Grateful Dead (May 5, 1967, Fillmore Auditorium, SF, CA)

It’s Christmas: Adam MacKintosh
We’ve Got A Bigger Problem Now: Dead Kennedys

Superfly: Curtis Mayfield
Sport: Lightnin’ Rod
Drop It In The Slot: Tower of Power
The Murder: Bernard Hermann
You Gonna Get Yours: Public Enemy

Bring the Noise: Public Enemy
Dance to the Music: Sly and the Family Stone
Main Theme and First Victim: John Williams

Egg Man: Beastie Boys
The Wedge: The JBs

War/No More Trouble: Bob Marley and the Wailers (May 30, 1980 Hallenstadion, Zurich Switzerland)
Sugar In My Bowl: Nina Simone (May 6, 1988 Fabirk, Hamburg, Germany)
God Bless The Child: Abbey Lincoln (October 12, 1980 Nancy Jazz Pulsations, Nancy, France)

Little Drummer Boy: Lou Rawls

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Hell’s Kitchen Radio #383: Do You Like To ROCK?!?!?!

December 13, 2019
10:21 pm

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I like to rock. I like to do a lot of things. I like to get mellow with some swinging jazz. I like to get deep with some heart-felt blues and soul. I like to get my groove on with some sticky funk. But my go to is guitar-driven, vocals-howlin’, drums-poundin’ ROCK! I’ll be the first to admit I have a tad bit of aggression that builds up from time to time. Instead of taking it out on my loved ones, I prefer to take it out on my music collection.

This show has a lot of rock that helped my through 2019. I don’t think I’m going to host a Best of 2019 show, so this one will need to do. Almost all these tracks were released this year. There’s also some other tasty treats, including a recent addition to my live music library, that doesn’t rock, but certainly soothes.

It’s also been a year already since the death of Pete Shelley of the Buzzcocks, so I not only have a favorite tune of theirs, but a brilliant cover by Le Butcherettes, a band you really must see live.

I’m headed to some record stores this weekend. I can’t wait to share what I find on my show next Monday. Tune in!

Enjoy.

jh

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Every Night About This Time: Magic Sam
The Wizard: Brownout
Why I Carry A Knife: Zig Zags

The Party: Redd Kross
High Noon: The Scientist
Ever Fallen in Love: Le Butcherettes
What Do I Get: Buzzcocks

Comptroller: Frisco
Morning In America: Mudhoney
Scutum and Scorpius: Oh Sees

30 Seconds Over Tokyo: Pere Ubu
Westgate: Amyl and the Sniffers
Secret Win/Destroying Anything: Negativland

Radio: Ty Segall
Self Immolate: King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
Money (That’s What I Want): the Flying Lizards

Song For A Winter’s Night: Gordon Lightfoot
You’re Dead: Norma Tanega
Ragged Way: The Bobby Lees
God Bless The Child: Abbey Lincoln (Nancy Jazz Pulsations, Nancy, France, October 12, 1980)

My War: Black Flag
Little Child Running Wild: Curtis Mayfield
Eric B For President: Eric B and Rakim

My Way: Elvis Presley

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Hell’s Kitchen Radio #377: Dead And Creamed in Muffs

December 8, 2019
1:09 pm

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Tribute shows give me little joy. But at least I have this platform to share music from those who passed on. Robert Hunter, lyricist from the Grateful Dead, Kim Shattuck of Pandoras and the Muffs, and Ginger Baker, drummer from Cream, Blind Faith, Air Force, and Fela Kuti’s Africa ’70 all passed on recently, so I’m obliged to pay tribute in the second hour.

Enjoy.

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Leave It (A Capella): Yes
Soul Rebel: Bob Marley and Lee “Scratch” Perry
Cheap Tragedies: The Avengers

Morning In America: Mudhoney
Lesson 2 (James Brown Mix): Steinski
Hobo Luv: Rube Waddell
The Lady Loves Me: Elvis Presley and Ann Margaret

Scutum and Scorpius: Oh Sees
My Uzi Weighs a Ton: Public Enemy

Shadrach: Beastie Boys
Up and Down: Cookie Mongoloid

Brand New Chevy: The Muffs
Tryin’ Ain’t Good Enough: Pandora’s

Sad Tomorrow: The Muffs
Liar: The Pandora’s

Toad: Cream (October 15, 1967, Grande Ballroom, Detroit, MI)

Eyes of the World: Grateful Dead (November 11, 1973, Winterland, SF, CA)
China Doll: Grateful Dead (November 11, 1973, Winterland, SF, CA)
Brokedown Palace: Grateful Dead (November 22, 1972, Municipal Auditorium Austin, TX)

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Hell’s Kitchen Radio #382: You’re Comped

December 7, 2019
12:10 am

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I have a lot of records. I don’t have as much as some, but what I have a like…a lot. I actually donated a few thousand LPs to Radio Valencia about 7 years ago, but turns out most of that music was shlocky 70s and 80s classic rock dreck and no one wanted it. I can’t blame them, neither did I. I’m way beyond quantity over quality.

I own about 2000 LPs today of multiple genres. And I purchase 4-8 LPs a month from numerous records stores around the East Bay and San Francisco. I have a rule that whenever I’m going to purchase at least three items, one of those items needs to be of an international variety, and one needs to be a compilation.

Now, there are varieties of comps that one could choose. There are record label “Best of..” comps, artist tribute comps, reissue comps, geographic comps, genre-centered comps, era comps, and rare never released and b-side comps. The latter are my favorites. Clubs have been known to put out comps as well. When crate digging, finding the perfect comp can really make my day.

On this show I feature some real tasty treats from all areas mentioned above. A two hour special only scratches the surface of the music I have (pun intended). Links are provided for your convenience.

FYI: ONLY TOUCH THE EDGE OF YOUR VINYL. The oils from your fingers will harm the grooves. You have been warned.

Enjoy.

jh

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Max’s Kansas City: Wayne County and the Back Street Boys
Venus in Furs: Blasted Canyons feat. Jeremy Cox

Whisper To Me: Cecile Campbell
I’m Gone: The Continentals
Experiment in Terror: Davie Allen and the Arrows
Ain’t Talkin’ ’bout Love: Minutemen

Candy: Bikini Kill
Marvin’s Groove: BW Souls
Come Out Tonight: Steven J. Bernstein
T.F.B.: High Rise and Keiji Heino

Brother’s Gonna Work It Out: Willie Hutch
Come On Up To The House: Joseph
Get Outta My Life, Woman: Allen Toussaint

5000 Nut (5000 Shots): Pannada Chayapark
You Say You Don’t Love Me: The Buzzcocks
Mr. Soul: Bongwater
Wendy: The Descendants

Cold Cold Heart: Lucinda Williams
Love My Stuff: Charlie Patton
War Is Our Destiny; Saint Vitus
If You Have Ghosts: John Wesley Harding and the Good Liars

Live Fast, Die Young: Circle Jerks
Oblighetto: Brother Jack McDuff
Family Tree: Little Rose Little
Let Yourself Go: Victor Olaiya’s All Stars Soul International

Happiness is a Porpoise Mouth: Camper Van Beethoven
I Bid You Goodnight: Joseph Spence
La La La: Segun Bucknor and His Revolution

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Hell’s Kitchen Radio #379: Mine All Mine

November 30, 2019
2:10 pm


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A little out of order, but I have a few older shows to share with you on here.

Tune in this Monday night, December 2, 2019 for a compilations special. I have 100s of comps and only two hours to share a few tasty treats with you. See you on the radio.

Radio is my creative outlet. Every week I get a two hour empty canvas on which I can paint tunes that allow the listener to travel to a time and space where they can float, unaware of the responsibilities that lay around them, waiting to be picked up once again following the closing of my show. I hope you have the ability to lay down your weary lists, and just listen for a short time.

We all need to take back some of our precious time. The last thing I want to do is go to my death bed saying “if I only crossed one more item off that list”. Now is the time to live, and yes, of course be your responsible self. But may I please request that every Monday night, between 8-10PM you set it all down and pick up a little bit of Hell?

Thanks a ton. I think this show is a perfect example of what I can offer from week to week. I think I’m counting ten distinctive genres spread throughout this playlist. And the second hour has a few live cuts sprinkled in for good effect.

Take a look, take a listen, and join me Monday at 8. You never know what you’re going to hear, and I like it like that.

Enjoy.

jh

Hell’s Kitchen Radio with John Hell
Mondays 8-10PM
Radio Valencia in SF

http://www.radiovalencia.fm

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Skull Ring: Iggy Pop with The Stooges
ABC: Peach Kelly Pop
I’m A Greedy Man: James Brown

Certain Men: Negativland
I Walk With The Lord: Pat Kessee
Where Eagles Dare: Bratmobile
Poor Elijah: Delaney and Bonnie and Friends

Bump Bump Babe: Wells Fargo
Inner City Blues: Grover Washington Jr.

Oh Atlanta: Little Feet
CC Rider: Big Bill Broonzy
Long Distance Call: Muddy Waters with Paul Butterfield and Mike Bloomfield

California Uber Alles: Dead Kennedys (April 28, 1985, Trenton, NJ)Room Service: Rap Reiplinger
Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love/Sell or be Sold/Mutiny in Jonestown: Minutemen (January 03, 1985 KPFK, LA, CA)
Earthquake: Kim Gordon

Stak O’Lee: Mississippi John Hurt
Yer Blues: The Dirty Mac
Bo Diddley: The Doors (July 21, 1969 Aquarius Theater, Hollywood, CA)
Marked For Life: Poison Idea

White Heat: Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys
Eena Meena Deeka: Aki Kumar

I Like Girls: Samantha Sidley
What A Wonderful World: Louis Armstrong

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