Sir F. Chook, Inventor of Leopard Oil

Likeness captured upon a daguerrotype machine in Japan, July 1891

Lettres

Wherein the Author reflects upon certain topical & personal issues of the Day.

Past Wireless Playlists

Penned upon the 1st of June, 2005

First Show:

The Kinks – Victoria
Chumbawamba – More Whitewashing
Billy Bragg – I Guess I Planted
Phish – Farmhouse
David Rovics – Minimum Wage Strike
Conflict – Force or Service
Iggy Pop & The Stooges – Gimme Danger
Dresden Dolls – Bad Habit
Zombie Ghost Train – In The Shadows
Utah Phillips – Hallelujah, I’m A Bum
Sforzando – A Night On The Piss
Kevin Gilbert – Ghetto of Beautiful Things
Rage Against The Machine – Sleep Now In The Fire
Rasputina – Gingerbread Coffin
Evan Greer – Ya Basta!
Steve Earle – The Revolution Starts Now
The Pinkerton Thugs – Propaganda By The Deed
Jack Johnson – Mediocre Bad Guys
UK Miners Strike – Daddy, What Did You Do In The Strike

Second Show:
Chumbawamba – Ah-Men
Tom Waits – Whistlin’ Past The Graveyard
Utah Phillips – I Will Not Obey
Adverts – No Time To Be 21
Bikini Kill – Rebel Girl
The Business – Do They Owe Us A Living
Ryan Harvey – I Won’t Be Part Of It
David Rovics – Glory and Fame
Morphine – Mary Won’t You Call My Name
The Velvet Underground – Venus In Furs
Dead Kennedys – When Ya Get Drafted
Billy Bragg – Which Side Are You On
Ani DiFranco – Callous
Emma’s Revolution – Bound For Freedom
Kevin Gilbert – Certifiable #1 Smash
The Damned – Feel The Pain
Spearhead – Rock The Nation
The Velvet Underground – Heroin
Phil Ochs – Cops Of The World
Beastie Boys – Bodhisattva Vow
PJ Harvey – O Stella
Steppenwolf – Screaming Night Hog

Third Show:
Billy Bragg – The Unwelcome Guest
Lamb – Less Than Two
Tom Waits – Singapore
David Rovics – The Popular Wobbly
Patti Smith – Rock n Roll Nigger
The Muppets – Cottlestone Pie
Chumbawamba – Invasion
Morphine – Sharks
Beatnigs – CIA
They Might Be Giants – Lie Still Little Bottle
Kevin Gilbert – City Of The Sun
The Business – Loud Proud n Punk
The Who – Magic Bus
The Meteors – Bad Moon Rising
Steve Earle – The Gringo’s Tale
Rasputina – Rusty The Skatemaker
Ethan Miller and Kate Boverman – The Other Way
David Bowie – 5.15 The Angels Have Gone
Mark Levy – Joe Hill’s Ashes
Utah Phillips – The Two Bums
Dead Kennedys – Kill The Poor
Public Enemy – Night Of The Living Baseheads

Fourth Show:
At The Drive-In – Invalid Litter Department
Woody Guthrie – Chain Gang Special
Phil Ochs – Cannons of Christianity
Tom Frampton – A Song Of Unapologetic Optimism
Faith Petric – Ain’t Done Nothing If You Ain’t Been Called A Red
Poison Girls – Ideologically Unsound
Soul Coughing – Rolling
Rage Against The Machine – Guerrilla Radio
Public Enemy – Mind Terrorist
Steve Earle – Christmas in Washington
Bread and Roses – Bedtime for Plutocracy
Ani DiFranco – Paradigm
The Restarts – Big Rock Candy Mountain
Sforzando – Pass Me A Rum
Morphine – Murder For The Money
Hazel Dickens – The Rebel Girl
The Kinks – All Day And All Of The Night
Kevin Gilbert – Suit Fugue (Dance Of The A&R Men)
Utah Phillips – I’ve Got To Know
Led Zeppelin – When The Levee Breaks
Spearhead – Everyone Deserves Music

Sixth Show:
The Business – Do A Runner
Steve Earle – Ashes To Ashes
Chumbawamba – Homophobia
Tom Waits – Don’t Go Into That Barn
Woody Guthrie – Do Re Mi
The Tenmen – 80
Crass – Fight War Not Wars
David Rovics – [The Lowell] Factory Girl
Jefferson Airplane – White Rabbit
Anna Rowland – Rivers Rise
Lawrence Ferlinghetti – The Greedy Blues
Dresden Dolls – Thirty Whacks
Cake – Commissioning A Symphony In C
Ani DiFranco – The Slant/The Diner
Bread and Roses – Let My Last Words Not Be In Rhyme
Kevin Gilbert – The Best Laid Plans
Meat Beat Manifesto – Spinning Round
Bikini Kill – Distinct Complicity
Lamb – What Sound
Utah Phillips – Where The Fraser River Flows
7 Seconds of Love – First Drink Of The Day
Morphine – Like Swimming

Seventh Show:
Conflict – You Cannot Win
Against Me! – Baby I’m An Anarchist
Steve Earle – Amerika v.6.0 (The Best We Can Do)
David J – This Vicious Cabaret
Woody Guthrie – Two Good Men
Emmylou Harris – Hobo’s Lullaby
Bread and Roses – And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda
Portishead – Half Day Closing
Bob Bovee – Which Side Are You On?
David Rovics – Song For The ELF
Ryan Harvey – The Times They Are Not A-Changin’
Meat Beat Manifesto – Intermission
Tom Waits – Wrong Side Of The Road
Cocteau Twins – Ivo
Nitin Sawhney – Street Guru, Pt. 2
Crass – Punk Is Dead
Allen Ginsberg – Do The Meditation Rock
Bill Bailey – Cockney Medley
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Maps
Billy Bragg – Christ For President
Ani DiFranco – Recoil
The Black Crowes – Nonfiction
The Beatles – Octopus’s Garden
Poison Girls – State Control

Eighth Show:
Rage Against The Machine – Bulls On Parade
Knifehandchop – Tutti Fruity Booty
Public Enemy – Power To The People
Steve Earle – Warrior
Bill Bailey – Unisex Chip Shop
Anna Roland – This Democracy
Phil Ochs – I Ain’t Marching Anymore
Kevin Gilbert – The Way Back Home
Dropkick Murphys – Far Away Cast
Nitin Sawhney – The Preacher
Billy Bragg – Walt Whitman’s Niece
Billy Bragg – Joe Hill
The Damned – Democracy?
The Business – Work Or Riot
Sinister Ducks – March Of The Sinister Ducks
Doctors of Madness – Kiss Goodbye Tomorrow
The Cramps – Bikini Girls With Machine Guns
Morphine – In Spite Of Me
The Black Crowes- A Conspiracy
Utah Phillips – Shoot Or Stab Them
The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy – Music or Politics
Fiona Apple – Pale September

Ninth Show:
Phil Ochs – Love Me, I’m A Liberal
Utah Phillips – Direct Action
Bob Dylan – Tombstone Blues
Conflict – From Protest To Resistance
Nitin Sawhney – Street Guru, Pt. 1
Rage Against The Machine – Voice of the Voiceless
Bill Bailey – George W Bush Drum’n’Bass Section
Bruce Springsteen – Ghost Of Tom Joad
Steve Earle – Billy Austin
Bread And Roses – Let My Last Words Not Be In Rhyme
Evan Greer – Love Me, I’m A Liberal
The Business – Suburban Rebels
Patti Smith – Gloria
Billy Bragg – Birds And Ships
M Doughty – Stoned Opera
Frog Eyes – Time Reveals Its Plan At Poisoned Falls
Ani DiFranco and Bob Dylan – Most Of The Time
Chumbawamba – Song of the Times
Against Me! – We Laugh At Danger (And Break All The Rules)
David Rovics – Candle For Durruti
Cowboy Bebop – Tank!
Jello Biafra and Mojo Nixon – Love Me, I’m A Liberal

Tenth Show:
Ethan Miller – Declaration of War
The Velvet Underground – Rock and Roll
Tom Waits – Step Right Up
The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy – California Uber Alles
The Business – Tell Us The Truth
The Clash – Death Or Glory
Rage Against The Machine – Bullet In The Head
Public Enemy – Cold Lampin’ With Flavor
Pete Seeger – The Bourgeois Blues
Kronstadt Uprising – Blind People
Grandmaster Flash – Kick the Knowledge
Jello Biafra – Attack Of The Peacekeepers
Erik Petersen – All Used Up
The Internationale
David Rovics – Cannabis Cafe
Crass – Birth Control n Rock n Roll
Conflict – Conflict
Chumbawamba – Dutiful Servants And Political Masters
Jefferson Airplane – Trial By Fire
Bill Bailey – War Against Terror
Billy Bragg – Which Side Are You On

Eleventh Show:
Kevin Gilbert – Parade
Billy Bragg – To Have And To Have Not
Ani DiFranco and Utah Phillips – Bread and Roses
Chumbawamba – The Triumph of General Ludd
Conflict – To Whom It May Concern
Public Enemy – Shut ‘Em Down
Hilltop Hoods – Illusionary Lines
Dead Kennedys – Take This Job And Shove It
Woody Guthrie – Pretty Boy Floyd
Bruce Springsteen – The Ghost of Tom Joad
The Restarts – Legacy of Bigotry
Bread and Roses – Making Punk A Threat Again, Again
David Rovics – Drink of the Death Squads
Cockney Rejects – We Are The Firm
Adverts – Great British Mistake
The Business – Employer’s Blacklist
Scrapy – Still Standing
Crass – Bloody Revolutions
Against Me! – Those Anarcho Punx Are Mysterious
Tom Frampton – Sectarian Communist Blues
Steve Earle – You Know The Rest
Erik Petersen – Help Save The Youth Of America
Ani DiFranco – Dog Coffee
Kronstadt Uprising – I Don’t Wanna Live Your Way Today
Dropkick Murphys – Boys On The Dock
Bob Dylan – Highway 61 Revisited

Twelfth Show:
Sinister Ducks – Old Gangsters Never Die
Zombie Ghost Train – On The Line
Sham 69 – Hurry Up Harry
Public Enemy – Nighttrain
Dropkick Murphys & The Business – Hang Up Your Boots
Hilltop Hoods – Dumb Enough?
The Mars Volta – Roulette Dares
Phish – Chalk Dust Torture
Utah Phillips – Larimer Street
The Phantom Chords – Bad Motorcycle
Meat Beat Manifesto – Phone Calls From The Dead
Anna Roland – Only History
Ani DiFranco & Utah Phillips – Joe Hill
The Decemberists – My Mother Was A Chinese Trapeze Artist
Tom Waits – Jack Kerouac
Leadbelly – Worried Blues
Steve Earle – I Remember You
The Cramps – Sunglasses After Dark
Steppenwolf- Screaming Night Hog
The Meteors – Voodoo Rhythm
The Black Crowes – Head High Blues
Tori Amos – Mr Zebra

Fourteenth Show:
Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake Allegro Giusto MIXED W/ Clutch – Spleen Merchant
Emcee Lynx – Solidarity Forever MIXED W/ Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – Ohio
Dropkick Murphys & The Business – Going Strong MIXED W/ Team Dresch – Hate The Christian Right!
Gorrilaz – Fire Coming Out Of A Monkey’s Head MIXED W/ Baby Woodrose – Right To Get High
Hilltop Hoods – Mic Felon MIXED W/ Ani DiFranco – The Million You Never Made
Woody Guthrie – I Ain’t Got No Home MIXED W/ The Business – Terrace Lost Its Soul
Chumbawamba – Smashing Of The Van MIXED W/ Dropkick Murphys – Heroes From Our Past
UK Miners Strike – Never Having Seen The Sun MIXED W/ Utah Phillips – We Have Fed You All For A Thousand Years
Adverts – Bored Teenagers MIXED W/ H-Block 101 – Auntie Pauline
Specimen – Hex MIXED W/ The Bodysnatchers – Easy Life
Public Enemy – By The Time I Get To Arizona MIXED W/ The Specials – Skinhead Girl
The Devil Is Electric – Money Is The Law MIXED W/ Against Me! – Rice And Bread
Gone Jackals – Let ‘Er Rip MIXED W/ Cowboy Bebop – 24 Hours Open
Led Zeppelin – Good Times Bad Times MIXED W/ Tom Frampton – Honesty Is Not Fucking Emo
Cockney Rejects – We Can Do Anything MIXED W/ Sham 69 – Unite And Win
David Rovics – What If You Knew MIXED W/ Bread And Roses – Public Service Denouncement
Tom Waits – Heart Attack & Vine

Fifteenth Show:
Cockney Rejects – Sitting In A Cell
The Kinks – Dandy
Blossom Deary – I’m Shadowing You
Grandmaster Flash – The Message
The Cramps – Strychnine
The Who – Long Live Rock
The Bodysnatchers – Easy Life
Steppenwolf – Monster
Sham 69 – Unite And Win
Public Enemy – Thin Line Between Law & Rape
The Business – London Calling
Tom Waits – Cold Water
Dropkick Murphys – A Few Good Men
Rage Against The Machine – The Ghost of Tom Joad
Motorhead – The Watcher
Mark Ross – Song Of The Rail
Led Zeppelin – When The Levee Breaks
The Specials – Concrete Jungle
H-Block 101 – Auntie Pauline
The Pinkerton Thugs – Another Story
Evan Greer – Liberty Is A Statue

Sixteenth Show:
The Who – The Seeker
The Business – Suburban Rebels
Angelic Upstarts – Two Million Voices
The Pinkerton Thugs – Cruelty Free
Steve Earle – F The CC
King Crimson – Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream
Hermano – Quite Fucked
Public Enemy – White Heaven/Black Hell
Grandmaster Flash – Beat Street
Cockney Rejects – Greatest Cockney Rip Off
Tom Frampton – Honesty Is Not Fucking Emo
The Warriors – Justice Not Politics
The Specials – Blam Blam Fever
Ani DiFranco – Not A Pretty Girl
Sham 69 – Angels With Dirty Faces
The Kinks – Brainwashed
The Decemberists – The Mariner’s Revenge Song
4Skins – One Law For Them
Desmond Dekker – Rudie Got Soul
Pain of Salvation – Dea Pecuniae
Motorhead – Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers
Dropkick Murphys – Wild Rover

Seventeenth Show:
The Business – Breaking The Law
Bob Dylan – Mr Tambourine Man
Public Enemy – So Whatcha Gone Do Now?
Master C – Only Lemmings
The Specials – A Message To You Rudy
Queen Latifah – Ladies First (feat. Monie Love)
The Who – Won’t Get Fooled Again
The Distillers – The Blackest Years
Jurassic 5 – Great Expectations
The Clash – Lost In The Supermarket
Negativland – No Business
Ms.Dynamite – It Takes More
The Decemberists – The Gymnast, High Above The Ground
The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy – Hiphoprisy Is The Greatest Luxury
The Jam – In The Crowd
Dizzee Rascal – I Luv U
The Kinks – Got To Be Free

Eighteenth Show:
The Who – Run Run Run
Adverts – Safety In Numbers
The Business – Real Enemy
Radio Birdman – Hand Of Law
The Jam – Down In The Tube Station At Midnight
The Polyphonic Spree – Section 14 (Two Thousand Places)
Mos Def – Mathematics
The Kinks – Living On A Thin Line
Patti Smith – My Generation
Cockney Rejects – Join The Rejects
Chumbawamba – Rich Pop Stars Make Good Socialists
Angelic Upstarts – We’re Gonna Take The World
The Forgotten – Employer’s Blacklist
The Specials – Monkey Man
Flux of Pink Indians – Progress
Missy Elliot – My Struggle
Grateful Dead – Truckin’
Conflict – These Colours Don’t Run
Ani DiFranco – The Arrivals Gate
Porcupine Tree – Collapse The Light Into Earth
4Skins – On The Streets
Dropkick Murphys – Skinhead On The MBTA


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Commentary upon “Past Wireless Playlists”

  1. Frilly Shirt ~ Sir Frederick Chook’s Highly Enjoyable Wireless Entertainment Hour was heard to remark,

    Upon the 21st of August, 2005 at 9:51 pm,

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