Ciao, party-goers! This week the Listening Party turns 50 and Mary and David celebrate by doing…the exact same thing as always! That’s right – they play a bunch of songs and yak up a storm!

Come on into the old Rumpus Room and take a seat near the old Victrola while we listen to the following songs:

  1. Freddie Scott – “Are You Lonely for Me” – Are You Lonely for Me, 1967 – 20:52
  2. Mike Watt – “Against the 70s” – Ball-Hog or Tugboat?, 1995 – 38:08
  3. Meat Puppets – “Plateau” – Meat Puppets II, 1984 – 1:01:28
  4. Jim O’Rourke – “Last Year” – Simple Songs, 2015 – 1:10:10
  5. Cate Le Bon – “I Was Born on the Wrong Day” – Crab Day, 2016 – 1:22:46
  6. Leo Sayer – “The Show Must Go On” – Silverbird, 1973 – 1:29:39
  7. Iron Maiden – “Killers” – Killers, 1981 – 1:46:33
  8. Morrissey – “East West” – HMV CD single “Ouija Board, Ouija Board” b/w “Yes, I Am Blind” and “East West”, 1989 – 2:06:51
  9. Fleet Foxes – “Mykonos” – Sun Giant EP, 2008 – 2:14:50
  10. The Move – “Curly” – Regal Zonophone single b/w “This Time Tomorrow”, 1969 – 2:37:23
  11. Beck – “Diamond Bollocks” – Mutations, 1998 – 2:49:08

This week – instead of our usual additional songs – we’re posting some links to some videos of interest for this week’s show.

Up first, the Minutemen documentary We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen:

And some great footage of Jim O’Rourke and his band playing “Last Year” at a festival in 2016: