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Top Tunes – Songs by Teenage Bottlerocket, The Tads and more!

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AWOPBAMBOOM Volume 86 – Select Songs for Fellow Travelers

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From punk to funk to 1950s doo-wop, here’s what’s orbiting our musical universe this week.

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Air Traffic Controller – “It’s You”

Time to take flight with this ditty of a duet…

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Teenage Bottlerocket – “RoboCop Is a Halfbreed Sellout”

A beloved pop punk band is back… and they’re not happy with RoboCop!

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Songhoy Blues – “Bamako”

Gotta have that funk? Then listen to this torso-twistin’ tune from Mali, Africa!

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The Brinks – “Honey”

Just in time for summer a nice sticky tune from Los Angeles. Drip on…

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The Tads – “She Is My Dream”

From Noisy Ghost PR: “The Tads were the most prolific Phoenix, AZ black vocal group in the late 50’s. Their single ‘She is My Dream’ can be found playing in the background of the diner scene in OITNB [Orange Is The New Black] episode 504, as well as on Side A of the Fervor Records compilation [Mid-Century Sounds, Deep Cuts From The Desert] due out June 16.”

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Memoryy – “I Thought You Needed My Love (feat. Odd Year)”

80s dreaming, courtesy of New Mexico’s Memorry…

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Lead-In Photo Courtesy of Photographer John P. Dixon, Noisy Ghost PR and Mid-Century Sounds (Fervor Records)