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 Setlist from last night (30/31 October)
Author: Delvin 
Date:   10-31-17 03:19

Celebrating Halloween with a musical costume party on Twenty Flight Rock!

"Kids in America" - The Muffs
"Magical Mystery Tour" - Cheap Trick
"Cactus" [live] - David Bowie
"Let the Day Begin" - Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

"Powderfinger" - The Beat Farmers
"Memories Can't Wait" - Living Colour
"Cherry Bomb" - The Dandy Warhols
"What a Wonderful World" - Joey Ramone (by request)

"Armenia City in the Sky" - The Who
"Talk Talk" - Alice Cooper
"Lost in the Supermarket" - Afghan Whigs
"Wendy" - Descendents
"If You Have Ghosts" - Ghost
"The Harder They Come" [live] - Rancid

"Nights in White Satin" - The Dickies
"Cruella de Ville" - The Replacements (just for you, Mats!)
"So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star" - Patti Smith

"I Got By in Time" - The Fags
"Funtime" - The Cars
"Secret Agent Man" - Devo

"Living After Midnight" - The Donnas
"Hounds of Love" - The Futureheads
"Cinderella" - The Fuzztones
"Purple Haze" - The Cure
"Toys in the Attic" - R.E.M.
"Born to Run" - Frankie Goes to Hollywood

"Astro Zombies" - My Chemical Romance (for guitarist Frank Iero's birthday)
"The Reflex" - Less Than Jake (for bassist Roger Manganelli's birthday)
"Girl U Want" - Superchunk (for Jon Wurster's birthday)
"Sympathy for the Devil" - Motörhead (for drummer Mikkey Dee's birthday)

"Downed" - Guided by Voices (for Robert Pollard's birthday)
"I Feel You" - Johnny Marr (for Johnny's birthday)
"God Gave Rock 'n' Roll to You" [live] - Kiss (for Russ Ballard's birthday)

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 Re: Setlist from last night (30/31 October)
Author: Philippe 
Date:   10-31-17 09:59

Fun show Delvin! I had no idea half of these covers even existed.

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 Re: Setlist from last night (30/31 October)
Author: mats84 
Date:   10-31-17 17:58

Thanks Delvin - that's a helluva show

On a different note - how did your show opener the Muffs end up not getting big - Kim Shattuck really should have gotten some of the post-Nirvana cash grab money.......sometimes those are real tough to figure out all these years later.......

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 Re: Setlist from last night (30/31 October)
Author: Delvin 
Date:   11-01-17 10:42

Based on what I know (and that ain't much, I admit), it may be because, unlike some of their Pacific Northwest contemporaries, The Muffs kept their focus on a punk-based sound. Bands like Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Soundgarden and others blended their punk influences with classic rock and metal, coming up with parallel-universe versions of Zeppelin and Sabbath. That made for a sound that could eventually be packaged and marketed as "grunge." The Muffs (or their label) didn't manage to hit on any similar marketing hook.

Anyway! Thanks, guys, for your kind words.

BTW, if you've been listening to KSER -- either in real time or on the replayer -- you may want to visit the page and revise your links. The station has switched to a new streaming service.

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 Re: Setlist from last night (30/31 October)
Author: Michael Toland 
Date:   11-01-17 11:02

The Muffs should've ridden the wave of post-Green Day adulation, but maybe they were just a little too early. But they made three albums for Warner Bros. - somebody in the industry believed in 'em.

The label Omnivore has reissued those three WB albums with bonus tracks. Some of the latter are actually interesting - demos with different lyrics or a different musical direction. Shattuck's liner notes are fun as well.

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