Memphis Mystery Train Set List: Sept. 27, 2012

Posted by Holly Whitfield | September 27th 2012 1430 0

Here's what I played on this week's Memphis Mystery Train. As always, the local tracks are marked with an asterisk. But first, this is the weirdest thing I've found at WEVL (today):

Esquerita – Didn't It Rain
The Egyptians – Party Stomp
Elvis Costello – 45
The Specials – A Message to You, Rudy
Modest Mouse – Paper Thin Walls
Camera Obscura – Let's Get Out of This Country
Don "Pretty Boy" Covay – Switchen in the Kitchen
Pixies – Wave of Mutilation
Mountain Goats – Sax Rohmer #1
Arcade Fire – Ready to Start
*Big Star – September Gurls
Lou Reed – Merry-go-Round
Sea Wolf – You're a Wolf
Black Keys – Howlin' for You
Dolly Parton – Gypsy, Joe and Me
Little Johnny and the Silvertones – Rock 'Til the End of Time
JD McPherson – Wolf Teeth
Pavement – Two States
*Reigning Sound – She's Bored With You

Pleasure Seekers – What a Way to Die
Del Shannon – Sorry (I Ran All the Way Home)
Fountains of Wayne – Hey, Julie
France Gall – Poupee du Cire, Poupee du Son
Frightened Rabbit – Living in Color
Elbow – Grounds for Divorce
Flamingoes – I Only Have Eyes for You
Ray Charles – Unchain My Heart
Thao – Good Bye Good Luck
David Bowie – Life on Mars
*Two-Way Radio – Run Away
Lou Barlow – Caterpillar Girl
Rilo Kiley – Portions for Foxes
Wave Pictures – Strange Fruit for David
Wanda Jackson – Hard Headed Woman
Weezer – No Other One
Vampire Weekend – Campus
The Vaccines – Wetsuit

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

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. Len Pipkin says:

    My sweet, sweet DJ:
    Very little makes me happier than a
    (Lou Barlow – Caterpillar Girl) dedication 😉

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