Memphis Mystery Train Set List: August 2, 2012

Posted by Holly Whitfield | August 2nd 2012 897 0

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

Nappy Roots – Good Day
The Egyptians – Party Stomp
Magnetic Fields – Absolutely Cuckoo
Stereolab – Peng! 33
Andrew Bird – Skin Is, My
Elvis Costello – Every Day I Write the Book (B-side version)
The Temptations – Ain't Too Proud to Beg
Grizzly Bear – Two Weeks
Brian Eno – I'll Come Running
April Young – Steady Boyfriend
Jens Lekman – I Saw Her at the Anti-War Demonstration
Arcade Fire – Empty Room
The Cure – Just Like Heaven
Kinks – Everybody's Gonna Be Happy
Camera Obscura – Let's Get Out of This Country
Little Johnny and the Silvertones – Rock 'Til the End of Time
Saul Williams – List of Demands
*Subteens – You May Be Right

Screamin' Jay Hawkins – All Night
Rilo Kiley – The Frug
*The Goodees – Condition Red
Generationals – Goose and Gander
Lou Barlow – Caterpillar Girl
Okkervil River – O Dana
Tennis – Take Me Somewhere
Marah – Why Independent Record Stores Fail
Kimya Dawson – Tire Swing
New Pornographers – Silver Jenny Dollar
Hello Saferide – High School Stalker
The Strokes – Hard to Explain
Loretta Lynn – Rated X
Billy Bragg – Help Save the Youth of America
Weezer – Buddy Holly
Old 97s – Doreen
Bishop Allen – True or False
Mott the Hoople – All the Young Dudes
Big Star – Ballad of El Goodo

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

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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  1. Erik says:

    Big Star doesn't get an asterisk? Good show as always!

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