Wax! Crackle! Pop!

Wax! Crackle! Pop! Show #10: Primed for burnin’ / No Wet Winter Blues

Monday, January 27


With the driest January now on record in the history books, the SF bay area is in a serious drought. We turn to the music godz and call up thunder! Form a line, a circle, your favorite cloud pattern and DANCE. DANCE FOR RAIN! Moisture will drop.



Rain Dance by Herbie Hancock from Sextant (1973)
Rain on Earth by Bruce Haack from The Electric Voice (1971/2010)
The Rain by Chrome from Half Machine From The Sun: Lost Tracks ’79-’80 (2013)
Like Calling Up Thunder by The Gun Club from Two Sides of the Beast (1985)
Thunder by The Runaways from The Runaways (1976)
In The Air by Maximum Joy from Unlimited: 1979-1983 (2005)
The Gentle Rain by Astrud Gilberto (RJD2 Remix) from Verve Remixed (2002)

Hey Mr. Rain (version 1) by Velvet Underground from Another View (1968/1986)
I See The Rain by Marmalade from Best of Marmalade (1967)
Strawberry Rain by Ellison from Forge Your Own Chains: Heavy Psychedelic Ballads and Dirges 1968-1974 (2009)
It’s Gonna Rain by Gentlemen June Gardner from New Orleans Funk: The Original Sound of Funk 1960-1975 (2000)
Smoke by Musi-O-Tunya from Dark Sunrise (2010)
Black Smoke Rise by Wooden Shjips from West (2011)
Ain’t Gonna Rain Anymore by Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds from Let Love In (1994)

Running Dry (Requiem for The Rockets) by Neil Young And Crazy Horse from Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (1969)
Dry Bones In The Valley by John Fahey from Old Fashioned Love (1975)
Breathing Is Supposed To Be Extinct by GHIANT from Singles Club (2013)
Gone by Doug Martsch from Now You Know (2002)
Stranger in Blue Suede Shoes by Kevin Ayers from Odd Ditties (1976)

Mr. Brown by Bob Marley and the Wailers from Rasta Revolution (1974)
Guajiron by Willie Colon from The Hustler (1968)
Lupita by Nico Gomez and His Afro Percussion from Ritual (1971)
Thank the Lord for the Night Time by Neil Diamond from 45 single (1967)

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