A Prescription to Rock’n’Roll

Hey there listeners. Got a headache? stomache ache? anxiety? depression? Well, I’ve concocted a special potion just for you, here in my rock’n’roll apothecary. Welcome to the Parus radious drug store. Now, take three bop pills and call me in the morning.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA


Drugstore Rock’n Roll – Janis Martin
Medicine Man  – Mandingo
Love Potion Number 9  – The Clovers
Make Me A Potion – Hugh Masekela
Mr. Pharmacist – The Fall
Bop Pills – Macy “Skip” Skipper
An Aspirin Would Go Crazy – The Rock
Strychnine – The Sonics
Antacid Cocamotive – Nurse With Wound
Pills – New York Dolls
Mother’s Little Helper- The Rolling Stones
Wonder Drug – Jack Reno
Good Old Chlorophyll – The Rhythm Harmoneers
Caffeine Blues – Gray Matter
Let Me Dream If I Want To (Amphetamine Blues) – Mink Deville
Penicillin – Johnny MacRae
Purple Pill Eater – Wild Ones
Little Yellow Pill – Jackie Lomax
Amphetamine Blue – The Fallen Angels
The Vibrations – I Took an Overdose
Too Many Pills – Arkey Blue
Drug Train – Monsters
Drug – Talking Heads

You know, I can recommend a good psychologist…

Have you ever listened to a song and thought “that guy or girl really ought to go see a therapist”? No? Well… here is a collection of songs, just for you, that make me think “hmm, you know, I can recommend a really good psychologist…”
Songs in need of therapy. This month on the Parus radious show.

Don’t Try to Help Me  – The Dogs
He Hit Me (it felt like a kiss) – The Crystals
I Think of Demons – Roky Erickson
Cuckoo – The Monks
Finger Weg von Meiner Paranoia – Element of Crime
Always Crashing in the Same Car – David Bowie
Madmen – Dome
The Bed – Lou Reed
I Am Strange – Sun Ra
Ohia Woa Enwu (Don’t Commit Suicide Because of Poverty) – The Royal Brothers
The Rubber Room – Porter Waggoner
Davy, You Upset My Home – Joe Tex
Jones (oh Jones) – Blind Blake
Psycho – Eddie Noack
I Killed My Best Friend – Le Volume Courbe
Germfree Adolescents – X-Ray Spex
The Big Tragedy – Johnny Lance
Dumb Head – Ginny Arnell
Rock’n’Roll Bells – Louis Jones
Lose My Mind – Cousin Herbert Henson
I Walk on Gilded Splinters – Dr John, the Night Tripper
You Took My Teeth – Nina Simone

(for susan).