Memphis Mystery Train Set List: Aug. 9, 2012

Posted by Holly Whitfield | August 9th 2012 778 0

Here's what I played on this week's Mystery Train. As always, the local tracks are marked with an asterisk:

Because I have excellent taste

Weezer – Why Bother
The Egyptians – Party Stomp
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. – Simple Girl
*Jack O. and the Tennessee Tearjerkers – Chills and Fever
Woody Guthrie – It's Hard
5 Royals – The Real Thing
T. Rex – Bang a Gong (Get It On)
The Jewels – Opportunity
XTC – Life Begins at the Hop
Allo Darlin – Kiss Your Lips
Elvis Costello – No Action
Gaslight Anthem – Great Expectations
Jens Lekman – Pocket Full of Money
Donna Lynn – I'd Much Rather Be with the Girls
Cory Branan – Karen's Song
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Pin
Neko Case – The Next Time You Say Forever
The Proclaimers – I'm Gonna Be
*Harlan T. Bobo – Mlle. Chatte

Belle and Sebastian – The State I Am In
Decemberists – Calamity Song
The Ramones – Do You Wanna Dance
Wanda Jackson – My Big Iron Skillet
They Might Be Giants – Memo to Human Resources
Ray Charles – I Got a Woman
Harvey Danger – Happiness Writes White
Pistol Annies – Bad Example
Beach Boys – I'm Waiting for the Day
Mayer Hawthorne – Your Easy Lovin' Ain't Pleasin' Nothin'
Rilo Kiley – Smoke Detector
Why – Gemini (Birthday Song)
Jay and the Americans – Come a Little Bit Closer
The Smiths – Ask
Run DMC – It's Tricky
Wreckless Eric – (I'd go the) Whole Wide World
Detroit Cobras – Shout Bama Lama
Tennessee Ernie Ford – Sixteen Tons
The Hold Steady – Stuck Between Stations

You can catch the Memphis Mystery Train live every Thursday morning from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. and on Monday from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. on 89.9 FM in Memphis or online at wevl.org.


Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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