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The Menaces Attic 783

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This week’s “Menace’s Attic” Six Decades of Rock and Roll by Theme” radio thing starts out with a tribute to Valerie Carter and moves on to an XTC-inspired show with acronym-ic and short-worded titles from: ABC, Jackson 5, Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers, B S & T, Wings, Stevie Wonder, Elvis P., The Sugarhill Gang, Sex Pistols, The Box Tops, R.B. Greaves, The REcords and Michael Penn! Listen to the insanity here TONIGHT 5:00PM-6:00PM EST


This Week – Episode #783

“A Front And Center Tribute To A Back-Up Singer, And A Concept Show That Started With An Upcoming Documentary About One Of My Favorite Four Star, Three-Letter Bands!”
Opening Song
Ooh Child – Valerie Carter (CBS)
Set #1 As I Mentioned In The Opening, I Think Many Of Us Will Be XTC-static When The Documentary On The Band Appears. It May Take Awhile Though For Them To Get To The End – Of The Film Production Not The Alphabet Mr. Producer!
Love On A Farm Boys Wages – XTC (Virgin)
Tower Of London – ABC (Mercury)
ABC – Jackson 5 (Motown)
The ABC’s Of Love – Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers (Gee)
Set #2 Sometimes It Only Takes Two Letters To Say Hello, Though It Takes A Lot More To Rise Above The Troubles We’ve Seen!
Hi De Ho – Blood Sweat & Tears (Columbia)
Hi Hi Hi – Paul McCartney & Wings (Apple)
Higher Ground – Stevie Wonder (Tamla)
Set #3 There’s Nothing More Fun That Passing A Sign With Some Of The Neon Out And Realizing That It Isn’t Until Night Time You Can Tell That Only The Ho Has Come Out!
Heartbreak Hotel – Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)
Rappers Delight – The Sugarhill Gang (Sugar Hill)
Pretty Vacant – The Sex Pistols (Warner Bros.)
Set #4 The Next Time You See A Letter Missing Don’t Call The Post Office, Just Call Maria And Tell Her You’re Missing The K – Not In Kelloggs, Silly, In Roc(k) And Roll!
The Letter – The Box Tops (Bell)
Take A Letter Maria – R.B. Greaves (Atco)
Rock and Roll Love Letter – The Records (Virgin)
Closing Song
No Myth – Michael Penn (RCA)



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