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PITTSBURGH & DETROIT - Lizbot Subbing for Commie's Uneasy Listening

Jul 8, 2022 3:00 AM – 6:00 AM

With Lizbot

PITTSBURGH & DETROIT - Lizbot Subbing for Commie's Uneasy Listening

Songs by bands from, or about, PITTSBURGH & DETROIT and road-tripping through them!

PITTSBURGH & DETROIT - Lizbot Subbing for Commie's Uneasy Listening
3:01 AM
Black Moth Super Rainbow - When the Sun Grows on Your Tongue
Black Moth Super Rainbow When the Sun Grows on Your Tongue
Dandelion Gum Rad Cult 2007
Yinzers from PITTSBURGH
3:04 AM
Black Nasty, featuring Herbie Thompson - Cut Your Motor Off
Black Nasty, featuring Herbie Thompson Cut Your Motor Off
Cut Your Motor Off / Keep On Stepping Big Hit 1976
Detroit funk
3:07 AM
DEVO - Doctor Detroit
DEVO Doctor Detroit
Theme From Doctor Detroit MCA 1983
3:10 AM
Super Furry Animals - Inaugural Trams
Super Furry Animals Inaugural Trams
Dark Days/Light Years Rough Trade 2009
Welsh, BUT Anthrocon, the annual conversion of fur-suited "Furries," was happening (and still is) in Pittsburgh while we were there Thursday & Friday, hence I gotta play one Super Furry Animals song in their honor!
3:16 AM
Gladys Knight & The Pips - Letter Full of Tears
Gladys Knight & The Pips Letter Full of Tears
Letter Full of Tears Fury Records 1962
3:18 AM
Don Caballero - Challenge Jets
Don Caballero Challenge Jets
Punkgasm Relapse Records 2008
These math-rock pioneers formed in Pittsburgh in 1991
3:22 AM
Black Nasty - Mama Didn't Lie
Black Nasty Mama Didn't Lie
Mama Didn't Lie / Hip Drop Tank Records
Detroit funk!
3:25 AM
David Bowie - Panic In Detroit
David Bowie Panic In Detroit David Bowie R
Aladdin Sane RCA Victor 1973
3:28 AM
They Might Be Giants - Say Nice Things About Detroit
They Might Be Giants Say Nice Things About Detroit
Say Nice Things About Detroit - Single Lojinx 2015
3:31 AM
Alec Holowka - Pierogi Toss
Alec Holowka Pierogi Toss Alec Holowka
Night in the Woods (Original Soundtrack, Vol. 1) [At the End of Everything] Alec Holowka 2017
great game set in Pittsburgh with a pierogi toss challenge side-game!
3:31 AM
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lizbot speaks

3:39 AM
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lizbot buzzes

3:40 AM
Calvin Williams / Jimmy Landers & His All Stars - Going & Get It (Bring It To You)
Calvin Williams / Jimmy Landers & His All Stars Going & Get It (Bring It To You)
Going & Get It (Bring It To You) Northern Del-La Record Co.
Detroit Funk
3:44 AM
Smokey Robinson - The Tracks of My Tears
Smokey Robinson The Tracks of My Tears
Going to a Go-Go Tamla 1965
MO-TOWN PERFECTION. Recorded at Hitsville USA
3:45 AM
The Lemonheads - Pittsburgh
The Lemonheads Pittsburgh R
Lemonheads Vagrant Records 2006
3:48 AM
MC5 - Baby Please Don't Go
MC5 Baby Please Don't Go
'66 Breakout!
The MC5 (Motor City Five) formed in Lincoln Park, Michigan in 1964. In 1968, the band relocated to Ann Arbor, Michigan, and following a performance at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Elektra Records A&R man Danny Fields signed them to Elektra Records.
3:52 AM
The Stooges - No Fun
The Stooges No Fun R
The Stooges Rhino/Elektra 1969
a song about being BORED IN ANN ARBOR, which makes sense as the most exciting happening while I was there last week was a gaggle of teens blaring music from the roof of the parking garage in the center of town. That, and me getting to try the mysterious Blue Moon ice cream flavor of michigan lore!
3:57 AM
Herbie Thompson - Jungle Time
Herbie Thompson Jungle Time
Jungle Time / Let Your Love (Grow Stronger) Big Hit 1971
Detroit Funk
4:07 AM
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lizbot twirls

4:07 AM
Fabulous Four - 438 S. Michigan Ave
Fabulous Four 438 S. Michigan Ave
Who Will Buy These Wonderful Evils? V/A Dolores
4:11 AM
MC5 - I Can Only Give You Everything
MC5 I Can Only Give You Everything
I Can Only Give You Everything / One Of The Guys AMG Records 1967
MICHIGAN
4:13 AM
Black Moth Super Rainbow - Forever Heavy
Black Moth Super Rainbow Forever Heavy
Dandelion Gum Rad Cult 2007
PITTSBURGH
4:18 AM
Don Caballero - Fire Back About Your New Baby's Sex
Don Caballero Fire Back About Your New Baby's Sex
American Don Touch and Go Records 2000
PITTSBURGH
4:24 AM
Zombi - Digitalis
Zombi Digitalis
Surface to Air Relapse Records 2006
PITTSBURGH band, heavily influenced by the synth prog band Goblin and by John Carpenter soundtracks
4:27 AM
Black Moth Super Rainbow - We Might Come Back
Black Moth Super Rainbow We Might Come Back
Panic Blooms Rad Cult 2018
Yinzers
4:30 AM
SQÜRL - Streets of Detroit
SQÜRL Streets of Detroit
Only Lovers Left Alive (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Sacred Bones Records 2021
4:31 AM
Jozef Van Wissem - The Taste of Blood
Jozef Van Wissem The Taste of Blood Jozef Van Wissem
Only Lovers Left Alive (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Sacred Bones Records 2021
soundtrack to the vampire film starring Tilda Swinton, directed by Jim Jarmusch, set and filmed in Detroit on desolate streets at night
4:36 AM
Alec Holowka - Pierogies in the Dark
Alec Holowka Pierogies in the Dark
Night in the Woods (Original Soundtrack, Vol. 1) [At the End of Everything] Alec Holowka 2017
4:44 AM
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lizbot flits and ducks to avoid the killer swans

4:45 AM
Squarepusher - Detroit People Mover
Squarepusher Detroit People Mover
Be Up a Hello Warp Records 2020
4:50 AM
Mary Halvorson's Code Girl - Mexican War Streets (Pittsburgh)
Mary Halvorson's Code Girl Mexican War Streets (Pittsburgh) Mary Halvorson
Artlessly Falling Firehouse 12 Records 2020
Mexican War Streets is the neighhorhood in Pittsburgh where we stayed during the first leg of our road trip. Sampsonia Way there had colorful houses painted with poetry and murals and the large scale installation art museum The Mattress Factory!
4:59 AM
SQÜRL - In Templum Dei (feat. Zola Jesus)
SQÜRL In Templum Dei (feat. Zola Jesus)
Only Lovers Left Alive (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Sacred Bones Records 2021
Detroit vampires, Jarmusch-style
5:02 AM
John Fahey - Medley: Ann Arbor / Death By Reputation
John Fahey Medley: Ann Arbor / Death By Reputation
Visits Washington, D.C. Takoma 1979
5:10 AM
R.E.M. - Cuyahoga
R.E.M. Cuyahoga
Lifes Rich Pageant I.R.S. Records
We crossed over the Cuyahoga River twice this trip!
5:15 AM
MC5 - One of the Guys
MC5 One of the Guys
Babes In Arms ROIR
5:17 AM
Reese McHenry - Detroit
Reese McHenry Detroit Reese McHenry
No Dados Suah Sounds 2019
5:21 AM
The Gizmos - Rock & Roll Don't Come from New York
The Gizmos Rock & Roll Don't Come from New York
Rock & Roll Don't Come from New York Gulcher 2006
mid-westerners gotta take a stand some time!
5:22 AM
The Who - Heinz Baked Beans
The Who Heinz Baked Beans
The Who Sell Out Track Records 1967
Pittsburgh's finest! 57 flavors!
5:24 AM
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  • lizbot spins outta control
5:34 AM
Mister Rogers - Won't You Be My Neighbor?
Mister Rogers Won't You Be My Neighbor?
Won't You Be My Neighbor? 1981
The Finest Yinzer EVER
5:36 AM
Was (Not Was) - Zaz Turned Blue
Was (Not Was) Zaz Turned Blue R
Born To Laugh At Tornadoes Geffen 1983
5:40 AM
Guy Mitchell - There's a Pawn Shop On the Corner In Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
Guy Mitchell There's a Pawn Shop On the Corner In Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
Singing The Blues (Digitally Remastered) Delta
Pittsburgh cheeeeeesy (in my pierogi) song, by a guy from Detroit! SYNERGY!
5:43 AM
Detroit Grand Pubahs - Plasticine Gene
Detroit Grand Pubahs Plasticine Gene
Funk All Y’all Detelefunk 2001
5:48 AM
Model 500 - Sound of Stereo
Model 500 Sound of Stereo
Make Some Noise / Sound of Stereo - Single Metroplex Records 1987
DETROIT TECHNO!
5:54 AM
Suzi Quatro - Can the Can
Suzi Quatro Can the Can R
Can The Can RAK 1973
from DETROIT
5:58 AM
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lizbot chops ALL the meat pies

5:59 AM
Suzi Quatro - Devil Gate Drive
Suzi Quatro Devil Gate Drive R
Quatro Chrysalis Records 1974