Mashed Potato Time: On The Road Edition, on Lumpen Radio

May 11, 2017

The Duals - "Stick Shift" (1961)

Jr. Walker & The All Stars - "(I'm A) Road Runner" (1965)

The Petites - "Get Your Daddy's Car Tonight" (1960)

The Futuras - "Mile Zero" (1963)

The Goodees - "Condition Red" (1968)

Sir Mack Rice - "Mustang Sally" (1965)

Joseph "Mr. Google Eyes" August - "Rough & Rocky Road" (1949)

Blues Magoos - "Tobacco Road" (1966)

Paul Petersen - "She Rides With Me" (1964)

The Bootjacks - "Red Big Car" (1965)

Lee Dorsey - "My Old Car" (1967)

The Sonny Knight Quartet - "State Street" (1964)

The Cheers - "Black Denim Trousers" (1955)

Rick & The Ric-A-Shays - "The Drag" (1963)

Chuck Berry - "You Can't Catch Me" (1956)

Gene Moles - "Burning Rubber" (1971)

The Lovelites - "Bumpy Road Ahead" (1969)

Dave Grusin - "Gasoline Alley" (1969)

The String Alongs - "Wheels" (1960)

Robert Mitchum - "The Ballad Of Thunder Road" (1958)

The Dell-Vikings - "Flat Tire" (1958)

Little Junior Parker - "Driving Wheel" (1962)

Nervous Norvus - "Transfusion" (1956)

The Madmen - "Rambler" (1966)

Les Fraises Des Bois ‎ - "Cadillac" (1966)

Beep Beep & The Roadrunners - "Shiftin' Gears" (1966)

Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats - "Rocket "88"" (1951)

Martha & The Vandellas - "Motoring" (1965)

The Shangri-Las - "Leader Of The Pack" (1965)

Soul Survivors - "Expressway To Your Heart" (1967)

The Hondells - "Death Valley Run" (1964)

Lynn Bryson - "Big Mean Drag Machine" (1963)

The Delicates - "Black And White Thunderbird" (1959)

Charles Brown & Johnny Moore's Three Blazers - "Sunny Road" (1946)

Inez & Charlie Foxx And Their Mockin' Band - "Speed Ticket" (1969)

The Moments - "Love On A Two-Way Street" (1969)

Georges Chatelain & Hervé Roy - "La Parade Du Départ" (1970)

The Storey Sisters (AKA The Twinkles) - "Bad Motorcycle" (1958)

Gary Usher - "Mag Wheels" (1963?)

Darby Sisters - "Go Back, Go Back To Your Pontiac" (1959)

 

Driving theme, inspired by back-to-back viewings of three films within two days: 

  • David Lynch's LOST HIGHWAY (1997) 

  • David Lynch's Disney production (!) THE STRAIGHT STORY (1999)

  • Arthur Ripley's THUNDER ROAD (1958) with Robert Mitchum

 

 

 

 

 

Mashed Potato Time with DJ Karin airs live on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of every month, 12-2pm CST, at www.lumpenradio.com and on WLPN 105.5 FM in Chicago.

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