Memphis Mystery Train Set List: August 23, 2012

Memphis Mystery Train Set List: August 23, 2012

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

Headphones, WEVL, Memphis

The Clash - I Fought the Law
The Egyptians - Party Stomp
Guided By Voices - Glad Girls
The Specials - A Message to You, Rudy
Mynabirds - Let the Record Go
Detroit Cobras - I Wanna Holler (But the Town's Too Small)
Why - Simeon's Dilemma (ed. - I've listened to this least 50 times this week.)
The Jennifers - Oh Caroline
The Supremes - Ain't That Good News
*River City Tanlines - I'm a Damn Dog
They Might Be Giants - Til My Head Falls Off
Elvis Costello - 45 (ed. - A happy little song about record shopping.)
Sweet Serenades - Mona Lee
Rilo Kiley - Teenage Love Song
Vampire Weekend - Horchata
Wanda Jackson - Don'a Wanna
*Willie Mitchell - Wade in the Water
Beach Boys - Sloop John B

James - Laid
Hold Steady - Your Little Hood Rat Friend
Those Darlins - Wild One
*Jack Oblivian - Girl on the Beach (ed. - I was trying to work my way out of a bad mood.)
Bill Malonee - Sweetness and Light
Black Keys - Howlin' for You
Magnetic Fields - I Don't Want to Get Over You
Belle and Sebastian - I'm a Cuckoo
Anna Karina - Roller Girl
Talking Heads - And She Was (ed. - I found this on 45 over the weekend.)
Titus Andronicus - A More Perfect Union
*Coach and Four - Tiger High '85
Violent Femmes - Blister in the Sun
Spoon - Me and the Bean
Neutral Milk Hotel - Holland 1945
Thao - Good Bye Good Luck
Okkervil River - No Key, No Plan (ed. - to everyone who's doing what they really like and getting paid for it.)

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

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