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Setlist – 05/05/2008

posted on May 9, 2008 at 4:21 am · filed under Setlists

At some point, after I get through all this stuff I pulled at random from the New Music shelves, I’ll be playing a bunch of stuff off the first four or five Mekons albums. I just discovered them, thanks to a CD by the (related project) Waco Bros. that the station tossed, and I’m a big fan. You probably will be too, after tonight. 🙂

But first, I scoured the New Rock shelves for stuff that might be about booze and I found a decent number of tracks to play. I suspect some of them will be garbage, but we’ll have a lot of fun finding out, right? Right? Glad you’re with me. Let’s go!

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Sleepy LaBeef – Ballad of Thunder Road
Waco Bros. – Come A Long Way
Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band – Another Bottle
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – Albert Goes West
Jonathan Richman – Our Party Will Be On the Beach Tonight
Thee Oh Sees – Graveyard Drug Party
No Age – Brain Burner
This Is Ivy League – The Richest Kids In Town
Sleepy LaBeef – Cigarette and Coffee Blues
Lemuria – Buzz
M83 – Kim and Jessie
The Bellrays – One Big Party
Jim Noir – Welcome Commander Jameson
Clinic – Shopping Bag
Onkel Tom Angelripper – Medley 1, 2, 3

The Mekons – What Are We Going To Do Tonight? *
The Mekons – St. Patrick’s Day @
The Mekons – Trevira Trousers*
The Mekons – Hello Cruel World &
The Mekons – Trouble Down South %
The Mekons – After 6 *
The Mekons – I Can’t Find My Money $
The Mekons – Oblivion &
The Mekons – Chivalry %
The Mekons – Dan Dare *
The Mekons – Memphis, Egypt ~
The Mekons – The Trimden Grange Explosion @
The Mekons – The Trimden Grange Explosion $
The Mekons – Heaven and Back ~

* = The Quality of Mercy Is Not Strnen (1979)
@ = The Mekons (1980)
% = Fear and Whiskey (1985)
& = The Edge of the World (1986)
$ = Honky Tonkin’ (1987)
~ = The Mekons Rock n’ Roll

— devlocke

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