Playlist for Uneasy Listening with Commie Francis, July 24th, 2020

Aired 5-8PM

Undertones – When Saturday Comes – Hypnotised

Tommy Roe – A Dollar’s Worth of Pennies – Dizzy


DJ speaks over the Skatalites – Silver Dollar

Saucers – Tossed a Coin – Third Saucer from the Sun

Slim Gaillard – Drei Six Cent – Drei Six Cents / Minuet In Vout

The Flirts – Jukebox (Don’t Put Another Dime) – 10 Cents a Dance

Pedestrians – Nickel and Dimed – Future Shock

The Phantom Surfers – Aye, Five Gold – Orbitron!


The Cowsills – Pennies – The Cowsills

Big Black – Bad Penny – Songs About Fucking

Billy Bragg – Bad Penny (demo) – Worker’s Playtime

Roy Orbison – Penny Arcade – Penny Arcade / Tennessee Owns My Soul

Pitchblende – A Penny for the Guy – November/Working Holiday (comp) 

The Adverts – We Who Wait – Safety In Numbers / We Who Wait


Andy Scott – Krugerrands – Krugerrands 

Ruth Etting – Ten Cents a Dance – Ten Cents A Dance / Funny Dear, What Love Can Do

Ewan MacColl – Fourpence a Day – Ewan MacColl Sings British Industrial Ballads

Chumbawamba – Money Money Money – Jesus H. Christ 

Sockeye – Fight for Change – Four Bands That Had Too Much Metamucil (comp)


Bessie Smith – I’ve Got What It Takes (But It Breaks My Heart to Give It Away) – Kitchen Man / I Got What It Takes (But It Breaks My Heart To Give It Away)

Roger Miller – King of the Road – The Return of Roger Miller

Archie and the Bunkers – The Moon and Sixpence – Mystery Lover

James Brown – Down and Out in New York City – Black Caesar OST

The Boswell Sisters – I Found a Million Dollar Baby at the Five and Ten Cent Store – Sing A Little Jingle / I Found A Million Dollar Baby In A Five And Ten Cent Store

Lena Zavaroni – Music, Music, Music – Music, Music, Music/Hands Off 1974

Half Japanese – Penny in the Fountain – Charmed Life


Prince Buster – 30 Pieces of Silver – 30 Pieces Of Silver / Everybody Ska

The Small Faces – Donkey Rides a Penny a Glass – The Universal/ Donkey Rides, A Penny A Glass

Rudy Vallee and His Connecticut Yankees – Brother Can You Spare a Dime? – Brother Can You Spare a Dime?

ZZ Top – Just Got Paid – Rio Grande Mud

Red Crayola with Art & Language – Penny Capitalists – Corrected Slogans

Ty Segall – Cents – Cents


Jack Straw & Doris Day – 7 and a Half Cents – The Pajama Game

Teddy Rich and the Rockets – Put a Nickel in the Jukebox – Calypso Joe / Put A Nickel In The Juke Box

Emmylou Harris – Queen of the Silver Dollar – Pieces of the Sky

The Blue Things – Pennies – The Blue Things Story Vol 1.


Septic Death – Change – Cleanse the Bacteria (comp)

Freddy “Boom Boom” Cannon – Transistor Sister – Walk to the Moon/Transistor Sister

No Hope for the Kids – Secret Police – Das Reich/Secret Police

Malvina Reynolds – It Isn’t Nice – Malvina Reynolds 

Lotte Lenya – Pirate Jenny – Threepenny Opera

Pete Seeger – Hold the Line – Gazette, Vol 

The Coup – The Guillotine – Sorry to Bother You


DJ speaks over X-Ray Spex – Warrior in Woolworths (demo)

*Thiago Nassif – Plástico – Mente

Götterflies – Change – Wielingen Walgt (split with Nitwitz)

Weirdos – A Life of Crime – Destroy All Music

Lothar and the Hand People – Kids are Little People – Presenting…. Lothar and the Hand People

*UK GOLD – Employer//Employee – Epigram No. 2

Olho Seco – Vida Violenta/Olho Seco – Botas, Fuzis, Capacetes


Ruth Brown – Oh What a Dream – Rock & Roll 

Statuesque – Bad Egg – Arbiters Anonymous 

Life in the Fridge Exists – Have You Checked the Children – Four Stars (****) (comp)

Ubik – New Disease – Next Phase

*2nd Grade – Shooting from the Hip – Hit to Hit


Manu Chao – Desaparacidos – Clandestino