Stay Sick Turn Blue with Crocus Behemoth

Crocus Behemoth (aka David Thomas of Pere Ubu) presents two hours of music you should know even if you don't want to know. Tune in, stay sick, turn blue. It's the only thing to do on a Friday night. A link for catchup will be posted after the show has aired.

June 9 2023

Link to listen to the show.
Frank Black, Men In Black
Beck, Corvette Bummer
David Wrench, Baby, You Make Things Hard For Me
The Monkees, I’m Not Your Steppin Stone
The Carter Family, When The World’s On Fire
Leadbelly, Goodnight Irene
Reverend J.M. Gates, Fifty Miles Of Elbow Room
The Carter Family, Jimmy Rodgers Visits The Carter Family
Dagmar Krauss, The Trenches
Scarcity Of Tanks, Thief’s Market
The Raincoats, No Side To Fall In
Jackie Leven, The History Of Rain
Johnny Cash, I See A Darkness
Taj Mahal, Let The Four Winds Blow
Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Jigsaw Puzzle Of Life
Pere Ubu, Crazy Horses
Pere Ubu, Worried Man Blues
Van Dyke Parks, The Attic
James Gang, Look To Tomorrow
Junior Kimbrough, Crawling King Snake
The Magnetyic Fields, The Death of Ferdinand De Saussure
Giant Sand, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry
Ed Harcourt, Farewell Nancy
George Jones, The Honky Tonk Downstairs
Incredible String Band, No Sleep Blues
Harry Nilsson, The Most Beautiful World In The World
Liam Finn, Better To Be
Richard & Linda Thompson, The Calvary Cross
Mirrors, Every Day
Ken Nordine, Looks Like It’s Going to Rain

May 12 2023

Link to listen to the show. Featuring an interview with Mayo Thompson, Red Krayola & Pere Ubu.
Roky Ericson, Two Headed Dog
Pere Ubu, Rounder
ZZ Top, LaGrange
Tom Tom Club, Shock The World
Juana Molina, Misterio Uruguayo
Joe Henry, Animal Skin
Rollins Band, On My Way To The Cage
Kevin Coyne, Turpentine
David Thomas & P.O. Jorgens, Thelma's In Houston
13th Floor Elevators, You're Gonna Miss Me
Red Krayola, Pink Stainless Tail
Red Krayola, Hurricane Fighter Plane
Pere Ubu, Horses
First Edition, Just Dropped In
Napoleon XIV, They're Coming To Take Me Away
Incredible String Band, My Name Is Death
Gram Parsons, Love Hurts
Pere Ubu, Crocodile Smile
Beth Orton, Central Reservation
David Allan Coe, You Never Even Call Me By My Name
Schwartz Fox Blues Band, Ninety Nine
Carl Stalling, To Itch His Own
Tom Verlaine, Cry Mercy Judge
Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Complainte Pour St Catherine
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Where The Wild Roses Grow
Jimmy Ley, Spider In My Stew

April 14 2023

Link to listen to the show. Featuring an interview with David Fricke, editor of Rolling Stone.
Songs played:
Was (Not Was), I Feel Better Than James Brown
Easter Monkeys, Camera Fo'
John Hiatt, Child Of The Wild Blue Yonder
The Choir, It's Cold Outside
The Raspberries, Overnight Sensation
The Byrds, So You Want To Be A Rock n Roll Star
The Raspberries, Go All The Way
Mark Mulcahy, Propstar
Jonathan Richman, Corner Store
Shirley Collins, The Rigs Of The Time
R.L. Burnside, Shake Em On Down
Jeb Loy Nichols, As The Rain
Traffic, The Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys
Paul Revere & The Raiders, Steppin Out
Mission Of Burma, This Is Not A Photograph
John Hiatt, Only The Song Survives
Bruce Springsteen, The River
Robert Wyatt, Shipbuilding
Can, Future Days
Lester Leaps In, Count Basie & The Kansas City 7
I Have Known Love, Silver Apples
The Ladies From Town, Miracle Legion
Son Of The South, David Allan Coe
Allman Bros. Band, Whipping Post
Iris Dement, Let The Mystery Be
Gagarin, Gamma

March 10 2023

Link to listen to the show. Featuring an interview with Van Dyke Parks.
Songs played:
Satisfaction, Blue Cheer
Come Together, Spiritualized
Surf's Up, Brian Wilson
Willin, Little Feat
Something Stupid, Frank & Nancy Sinatra
Copperhead Road, Steve Earle
We're Gonna Have A Real Good Time Together, Velvet Underground
Moonshake, Can
Little Child Runnin Wild, Curtis Mayfield
Clang Of The Yankee Reaper, Van Dyke Parks
Opportunity For Two, Van Dyke Parks
Many A Mile To Go, Van Dyke Parks
Jack Palance, Mighty Sparrow
In The Dew And The Rain, The Growler
Do You Ever Think Of Me, Laura Cantrell
I'm Sticking With You, Velvet Underground
Green Onions, Cedell Davis
Dry Bones, Bascomb Lamar Lunsford
Redemption, Johnny Cash
Flower Fed Buffalos, Vachel Lindsay
Average Joe, Ron Sexsmith
Gotta Find A Way, Bloodrock
Lemmings, Van Der Graaf Generator
Accidenly On Purpose, George Jones
Worried Man Blues, Pere Ubu

February 10 2023

Link to listen to the show. Featuring an interview with Wayne Kramer (Brother Wayne) from the MC5.
Songs played
Damaged Goods, Gang Of Four
Tarotplane, Cpt Beefheart & The Magic Band
Uncle Meat Theme, Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention
Out Of Limits, The Marketts
Taste Of Honey, Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
TVOD, The Normal
Kick Out The Jams, The MC5
Miss X, The MC5
Something's Broken In The Promised Land, Wayne Kramer
House Of Memories, Merle Haggard
Wall Of Death, Richard & Linda Thompson
The Obliging Fairy, Ivor Cutler
Just Ducky, Dog Food
Superhorny, David Wrench
Extremely Violent Man, Jackie Leven
Dark End Of The Street, Flying Burrito Brothers
Men In Black, Frank Black
I Hear They Smoke The Barbecue, Burner Herzog
Insect Mother, Robin Hitchcock & The Egyptians
Aint Gonna Whistle Dixie No More, Taj Mahal
Epistrophy, Theolonius Monk
River Of Jordan, The Carter Family
Jaikuz, Gagarin