Thursday, April 19, 2018

537" I'm A Happy Boy!

Yep, I'm happy! The weather is warming and this is just one reason I'm a happy boy.  What makes us happy? Well, I believe this podcast can't help but make the listener happy. Skeptical? Well then listen to these:

Happy Boy - Beat Farmers
Are You Happy - Beau Brummels
I'm So Happy - Roy Lee Johnson
Happy Just To Be As I Am - Taj Mahal
Happy Jack B2B with The Who 

and Southern Culture On The Skids
Happy Song - The Rascals
 Happyland - Harpers Bizarre
Happy Families - Manfred Mann
Happy Family - King Crimson
Spiritual Spotlight: Oh Happy Day - Big Mama Thornton
Happy Bubble - Tingling Mothers Circus
Looking For A Happy Life - Elmer Gantry
Happy B2B with Deborah Coleman 

and The Rolling Stones
My Favorite Record: Happy Talk - NRBQ
Happy Days Toy Town - Small Faces
Happy Ending - Randy Newman
Happy Trails - Quick Silver Messenger Service

Happy? I Think So!

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

536: Cover Tunes of the Love Generation

We get right to the point, 1960's ... the Love Generation ... Cover Tunes ... Let 'er rip!

10 My Generation (Who) - The Liverpool 5
 9 I'm A Man(Spencer Davis Group) -Doug Clifford
 8 Yesterday, Where's My Mind (Box Tops) B2B Noel and Mother's Worry
 7  2120 South Michigan Avenue (Rolling Stones) - Richard Studholme
 6 Superlungs, My Supergirl (Donovan) - Terry Reid
 5 Just Dropped In (First Edition) - Willie Nelson
 4 You Really Goy A Hold On Me (Beatles) - Richard Studholme
 3 Feeling Alright (Traffic) - Alice Fendenham
  2 See Emily Play (Pink Floyd) - James Combs
 1 Funk 49 (James Gang) - Travis Wammack
 MFR: Killing Floor (Howling Wolf) - Kaleidoscope


Wednesday, March 28, 2018

535: VOX VS. Farfisa

It's a "60's Organ Shoot Out" as we pit two of the most popular keyboards of the sixties against each other in a friendly competition to sample the sounds that made the music the best era ever... join us for this first double countdown as we present: The Vox Continental VS The Farfisa Combo

Part 1 The Vox Continental:
10. Because - The Dave Clark Five
9. Pictures of Matchstick Men - Status Quo
8. Don't Bring Me Down - The Animals
7.Time Is On My Side - The Rolling Stones
6. Telstar - The Tornados

5. She About A Mover - Sir Douglas Quintet
4. We Ain't Got Nothing Yet - Blues Magoos
3. Absolutely Sweet Marie - Bob Dylan
2. Strange Days - The Doors
1. In-A-Gadda - Iron Butterfly

Part 2 The Farfisa Combo:
10.  Searching For Love - The Tidal Waves
9.  I Can't Believe - The Fanatics
8. Exit 9 - The Heard

7. Wooly Bully - Sam The Sham and The Pharaohs
6. Double Shot Of My Baby's Love - Swinging Medallions
5. Smell Of Incense - Southwest FOB
4.  Incense And Peppermints B2B with 

Strawberry Alarm Clock and A Little Bit Of Sound
3. Midnight Confession - Grass Roots
2. Pushing Too Hard -  The Seeds
1. 96 Tears (Live) - Question Mark and The Mysterians
0.  Take Up Thy Stethoscope And Walk - Pink Floyd

Augie Knows Where It's At!

Saturday, March 24, 2018

534: Spring Cleaning 2018

After a long, hard winter it's good to get the gang back together with this Spring Cleaning Special where we clean up all those songs that didn't quite make it to the regular podcast line up. We have beau coups covers, and those trick-riffic podcast extras, so join Don, Duke, The Ol' Colonel, and me, Trick, along with guest announcer, Twiggy, as we give this episode a spit shine polish treatment with these leftover tunes:

The Psychedelic Phlashback Files:
Long Hair Soulful - Bhagavad Gita
My Life - Thor's Hammer
Step Out Of Your Mind - The American Breed

Hey, Ride With Me Awhile:
Roy Newman and His Boys B2B Matchbox Blues
and I Can't Dance I Got Ants In My Pants

Beatle Break:
Got To Get You Into My Life - Dino, Desi, and Billy
Taxman - Resistencia Suburbana

It's Groovy!:
It's A Groovy World - Rhinoceros
If You Think You're Groovy B2B - The Small Faces and P.P. Arnold
Feelin' Groovy - Southwest F.O.B.

The One And Only, Guitar Man:
Guitar Man - Michael Blessing

Short Songs For Tall Peeps:
Groovy Cafe - NRBQ
Spend A Night, Not A Fortune - Shadowy Men On A Shadowy Planet

A Potpourri Of Your  Our Favorites:
Sally's Ass - Michael Sherwood and Christian Nesmith
Re-Cycled Vinyl Blues - Bonzo Dog Band

The Singing Cowboy - Shadowy Men On A Shadowy Planet

Cover Me Danno! :
Spanish Is The Loving Tongue (Bob Dylan) - Tom Waits
Sitting On Top Of The World (Cream) - Huckleberry Ramblers

Words To Live By :
Shake A Hand - Wilbert Harrison

Sunday, March 18, 2018

533: A very Venturesome podcast

Nole Floyd Edwards a.k.a. Nokie Edwards, bassist for the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame band The Ventures, passed away last week. Nokie played guitar with Buck Owens' band the Buckaroos before playing with Bob Bogle and Don Wilson in the Ventures.  He was also an actor who appeared briefly on the television series Deadwood. To honor him and this great 1960's band, Trick's Countdown is proud to present this special countdown:
10 Wheels
 9  Mashed Potato Time
 8  Hernando's Hideaway
 7 Fourth Demension
 6 Country Funk And The Canned Heat
 5 Outer Limits
 4 The Twilight Zone
 3 The Weight (The Band cover)
 2 Western Union (Five Americans cover)
 1 Strawberry Fields (Beatles cover)
 0 The Cruel Sea

Sunday, March 11, 2018

532: Keep On Truckin'

Trick's is "truckin' their blues away," on this week's countdown.  From the 1930's to today, those in the know understand what truckin' entales... the lean, the swagger,the attitude. Yes, we are  truckin' on this episode of Trick's Synthetic Countdown.

10 Can't Nobody Truck Like Me - Cliff Brunner and His Texas Wanderers
09 Keep On Truckin - Eddie Kendricks
08 I'm Truckin' - Spirit
07 - Truckin' Little Woman - Dave and Phil Alvin
06 Trucking Man - Moby Grape
05 B2B Truckin' with the Grateful Dead and Dwight Yoakam
04 Everybody's Truckin' - Modern Mountaineers
03 Keep On Truckin' Smokey Wood and the Woodchips
02 - Keep On Truckin' - Jorma Kaukonen and David Bromberg
01-Truckin' On Down - Cliff Brunner and His Texas Wanderers
00 Space Truckin' - William Shatner

With Trick's Synthetic Podcast!*

*with a tip o' the hat to Mr. R. Crumb who 
showed us all how to keep on truckin'!

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

531: In Honor of Women's History Month!

Yes, March is Women's History Month, and in honor of the Women's History Month observation in March, Trick's Countdown presents 10 Historically popular Rolling Stone tunes performed by women as we begin the month of March! Historical maybe, women, absolutely...get ready 1,2,3...March!
10 Ruler of My Heart - Irma Thomas
09 All Down The Line - Christine Ollman
08 You Can't Always Get What You Want - Aretha Franklin
07 Happy - Deborah Coleman
06 Tumbling Dice - Andrea Re
05 Tumbling Dice - Linda Ronstadt
04 Wild Horses - Karen Sousa
03 Under My Thumb - Tina Turner with Ike
02 Time Is On My Side - - Irma Thomas
01 Satisfaction - Michelle Simonal

I know the Women's deal is here March.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

529: Special Delivery Brings...More Cowbell!

With the guys out sick this week we've got the prescription for their fever, and it's more cowbell.  So join your host, sans crew, for this trip through the barn yard of rock where he picks up the best cowbell tunes from the Trick's Synthetic Vault with:

10 Suzie Q - Dale Hawkins

09  She'd Rather Be With Me - The Turtles

08  Hard Days Night - The Beatles

07  Drive My Car - The Beatles

06 Down On The Corner - Creedence Clearwater Revival

05 Honky Tonk Women - The Rolling Stones

04  Time Has come Today - The Chambers Brothers  

03 We're An American Band - Grand Funk

02  Mountain - Mississippi Queen 

01 Don't Fear The Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult