The Mal Thursday Show #165: Happiness Is... 

Mal Thursday returns with another high concept episode for your ears and minds. This time out, the words of the week are Happy and Happiness, which makes for a stellar episode showcasing a mix of the celebrated and the obscure. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally broadcast, in truncated form, on 21 November 2019.

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Playlist:
THE MERRY GO ROUND: Listen Listen!
THE HOLLIES: Listen Here to Me/Listen to Me
THE GREMLINS: Listen to Me

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The Mal Thursday Show #164: Listen Hear! 

Now hear this and listen up! Mal Thursday presents a series of songs with "Listen" or "Hear" in the title in this high concept episode of The Mal Thursday Show. Presented in Living Monophonic and Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound. Originally transmitted 24 October 2019. 

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Playlist:
THE MERRY-GO-ROUND: Listen, Listen!
THE HOLLIES: Listen Here to Me/Listen to Me
THE GREMLINS: Listen to Me
THE SMITHEREENS: Listen to Me Girl
THE BLUES MAGOOS: I Can Hear the Grass Grow
EDDIE…

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The Mal Thursday Show #163: On Trial! 

Mal Thursday presents a rock n' roll courtroom drama in The Mal Thursday Show: On Trial! It's a legally binding high-concept episode with songs featuring judges, lawyers, defendants, and witnesses, played by an all-star cast of groovemakers. Special Expanded Edition: Director's Cut. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. A different version of this episode originally aired 17 October 2019.

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THE MERSEYBEATS: I Stand Accused
THE PARLIAMENTS…

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The Mal Thursday Show #162: No Good 

Mal Thursday presents music for the nogoodniks, all songs with "No Good" in the title and/or in the grooves. '60s garage, soul, and rock n' roll of the finest order. Originally broadcast September 2019.

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Playlist:
THE MOON DAWGS: You're No Good
THE TREE: No Good Woman
SEAN & THE BRANDYWINES: She Ain't No Good
THE CYCLONES: She's No Good
THE WHAT FOUR: No Good for Me
THOSE BOYS: No Good Girl
TERRY & TOMMY: It Ain't No Good to Love Anybody
THE VENTURES: The Good, The Bad, and…

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The Mal Thursday Show #161: Live N' Wild Pt. 2 - The '70s 

Mal Thursday presents Part 2 in the LIVE N' WILD series, in search of the best live rock n' roll recordings in existence. Part One was the 1960s, so this week it's the 1970s. Hard rock, Heavy Rock, Glitter, Glam. Punk, New Wave, and more. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound. Originally broadcast Summer 2015.

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Playlist:
BIG STAR:
MC5: Kick Out the Jams
T. REX: Jeepster/Telegram Sam
DAVID BOWIE: Moonage Daydream/Ziggy Stardust/Rock n' Roll Suicide
MOTT THE HOOPLE…

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The Mal Thursday Show #160: The Best of Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine Vol. 1 

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Texas Tyme Machine, Mal Thursday presents two hours of his favorite segments from the series, including "The Neal Ford and the Fanatics Story" as told by Neal Ford and a live set by The Blind Owls. Plus a couple of new ones. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound.

THE TWILIGHTERS: Nothing Can Bring Me Down
THE NERVEBREAKERS: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (bed)
KENNY & THE KASUALS: Journey to Tyme
13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS: You Don't Know How…

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The Mal Thursday Show #159: Gonna! 

Mal Thursday triples down with this wild installment of the series, featuring songs with "Gonna!" in the title. As you can probably surmise, it's a heady brew indeed. With recent releases from The Night Times, The Laissez Faires, Thee Girl Fridays, and more, plus a mind-bending trip in Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine. Originally broadcast 20 June 2019. Presented in Living Monophonic and Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound.

The Mal Thursday Show #158: Wanna? 

On this thoroughly kick-ass installment of The Mal Thursday Show, Mal presents songs with “Wanna” in the title. It’s garage, punk, soul, rock n’ roll, and a whole lotta Wanna. Also, recent releases from ANC4, Brad Marino, The Jackets, and more, plus a wild trip in Mal Thursday’s Texas Tyme Machine. Presented in Living Monophonic and Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 13 June 2019.

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Playlist:
THE SOFT BOYS: I…

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The Mal Thursday Show #157: In the Face 

Another smashing episode of The Mal Thursday Show, with the Word of the Week being “Face.” In the second hour of the show, it’s a musical Indentikit with songs about Eyes, Mouths, and other facial features. Featuring a double shot of King Khan & The Shrines and a wild trip in Mal Thursday’s Texas Tyme Machine. Presented in Living Monophonic and Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 30 May 2019.

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Playlist:
T.C…

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The Mal Thursday Show #156: The Music Machine Story as told by Mark Landon 

Mal Thursday welcomes lead guitarist, race car driver, and Emmy-winning make-up artist Mark Landon to tell “The Music Machine Story,” the true tale of the L.A.-based ’60s band led by the late Sean Bonniwell, featuring future Grammy-winning Hall of Fame producer Keith Olsen on bass, Doug Rhodes on organ, and Ron Edgar on the drums. It’s essential rock n’ roll oral history, heavy on the fuzz guitar. Presented in Living Monophonic and Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 9 May 2019.

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The Mal Thursday Show #155: Stronger and Dirtier 

Mal Thursday recently made his Austin radio debut as guest DJ and curator of the April 13th edition of Scott Gardner’s long-running “Stronger Than Dirt” radio program on KOOP-FM (Saturday nights from 8 to 10 p.m. Central, streaming at koop.org). This episode of The Mal Thursday Show presents super-charged versions of the sets spun on that fateful night. Presented in Living Monophonic and Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 2 May 2019.

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The Mal Thursday Show #154: Live N' Wild III 

Mal Thursday presents another two hours of rock n’ roll recorded live in the wild. This time out, it’s garage rock recordings from the ’80s to the present, including radio broadcasts, B-sides, and several from Cavestomp, the Garage Rock Festacular. The second half of the show is devoted to The Mal Thursday Quintet Live at 13th Floor Lounge, recorded 22 March 2019 in beautiful downtown Florence, Massachusetts. Presented in Living Monophonic and Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 18…

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The Mal Thursday Show #153: Gotta! 

A weary Mal Thursday is back, bloody but unbowed, bringing you a boatload of boss beat numbers with “Gotta” in the title. This episode has gotta be one of the most rocking in the history of the program. Presented in Living Monophonic and Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound.

Playlist:
KEVIN COUGHLIN: I Gotta Be Me
THE ZOMBIES: Gotta Get A Hold of Myself
THE ANIMALS: We’ve Gotta Get Out of This Place (Live)
THE KINKS: Gotta Get the First Plane Home
MANFRED MANN: If You Gotta Go, Go Now (BBC)
THE RATIONALS: I…

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The Mal Thursday Show #152: Mass Pike Memory Lane II w/ Guest DJ Alex Piandes 

The long-rumored sequel to The Mal Thursday Show #53 is finally here, with Mal joined by guest DJ Alex Piandes of WMFO’s The Desperate Hours for another trip down Mass Pike Memory Lane. Presented in Living Monophonic and Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 14 March 2019.

If you’re in the vicinity, don’t miss The Mal Thursday Quintet, The Feldons, and Ray Mason at 13th Floor Music Lounge in Florence, Mass. Friday March 22, 2019 at 9 p.m.

Playlist:
THE BYRDS: Boston
SAM THE SHAM & THE…

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The Mal Thursday Show #151: Heads Up 

Mal Thursday presents two hours of boss tunes with the word “Head” in the title. It’s a heady brew of garage, punk, and other wild sounds for your listening and dancing pleasure. Presented in Living Monophonic and Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound. Originally broadcast, in slightly different form, on 7 March 2019.

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Playlist:
THE SONICS: You Got Your Head on Backwards
CAT STEVENS: Baby Get Your Head Screwed On
THE DOUBLE FEATURE: Baby Get Your Head Screwed…

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The Mal Thursday Show #150: Stop and Go 

To celebrate the 150th episode of The Mal Thursday Show podcast, Mal once again makes the musical magic happen with the thinnest of premises: songs with Stop and/or Go in the title. That’s the gimmick, and it makes for a garage-centric episode, heavy on the fuzz. Presented in Living Monophonic and Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 21 February 2019.

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Playlist:
THE SCENE: Stop Go
ELVIS PRESLEY: Stop, Look and Listen
THE…

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The Mal Thursday Show #149: Wars and Peaces with Guest DJ Michael John Carley 

Mal Thursday is back with another high concept edition of The Mal Thursday Show. This time out, it’s songs about war and peace, well, war mostly. Guest DJ Michael John Carley joins Mal in the second hour of the program with Viet Nam songs and other variations on the theme. Presented in Living Monophonic and Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 14 February 2019.

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Playlist:
THE TEMPTATIONS: War
THE MERRY-GO-ROUND: Gonna Fight the War
THE…

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The Mal Thursday Show #148: Norton 800 Top 10 with Guest DJ MIRIAM LINNA 

Mal welcomes the legendary owner / operator of Norton Records and Kicks Books, chanteuse of Miriam and Nobody’s Babies, former drummer for The A-Bones and The Cramps, Miriam Linna, to guest DJ her picks to click from the Norton 800 series of rare, raw, and rockin’ limited edition 45s and other Norton-related racket. In the second hour of the show, new music from Thee Girl Fridays, The Reverberations, Tiger Bomb, and more, plus Ohio Rocks Again! Presented in Living Monophonic Sound. Originally broadcast…

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The Mal Thursday Show #147: 2019 Radiothon 

Mal Thursday presents a series of songs about money as the backdrop for his 2019 Radiothon fundraiser. Presented in Living Monophonic and Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound. 

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Playlist:
THE THAMESMEN: Gimme Some Money
THE ROLLING STONES: Money
LITTLE RICHARD: Money Is
NICK WATERHOUSE: I Had Some Money (But I Spent It)
ELVIS PRESLEY: Money Honey
BAY CITY ROLLERS: Money Honey
THE A-BONES: Money, Money
THE KINGSMEN: Long Green
THE VENTURES: Ram-Bunk-Shush (I…

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The Mal Thursday Show #146: The Hunt Sales Story 

Mal is joined by living legend, drummer extraordinaire, and Son of Soupy Hunt Sales for a career retrospective-type interview and preview of The Hunt Sales Memorial’s new album “Get Your Shit Together” (Big Legal Mess/Fat Possum Records). Co-starring Tony Sales, Iggy Pop, James Williamson, David Bowie, Todd Rundgren, Bob Welch, Glenn Cornick, Tjarko Jeen, and a cast of thousands. Presented in Living Monophonic and Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound. Originally Broadcast 17 January 2019.

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