Tuesday, December 18, 2012

BIG ENCHILADA 55: 2012 Christmas Special


Once again it's Christmas time at the Big Enchilada. Hang your Yule logs and burn your stockings, It's the War on Christmas and it's gonna rock.

Here's the playlist:

(Background Music: Jingle Bells by Rebirth Brass Band)
City of Christmas Ghosts by Goldblade feature Poly Styrene
Tamale Christmas by Joe "King" Carrasco y El Molino *
Boogie Woogie Santa Claus by Mabel Ross
Santa is a Swinger Now by Candye Cane
Santa's Helper by Joe Poovey
Santa's Gonna Shut 'em Down by Untamed Youth
Jingle Bells by Richard Cheese
(Background Music: Black Santa by King Salami & The Cumberland 3)

White Elephant by The Hentchmen
The Only Law That Santa Claus Understood by Ted Lyons
Under the Tree by Drunken Thunder 
Christmas Tree on Fire by Holly Golightly
The Death of an Elf by Rev. Glen Armstrong
Merry Christmas Polka by Sonny Cash
Pappa Ain't No Santa, Mama Ain't No Christmas Tree by Butterbeans & Susie
(Background Music: Sleigh Ride by El Vez)

Please Daddy, Don't Get Drunk This Christmas by Anthony Leon & The Chain
Drinking Up Christmas by The Dwarves
You Better Ask Santa by The Yule-Tones
Christmas with Satan by James White

* From Holiday HAAM Jam, a benefit CD for the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians.

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 For all my Christmas podcasts, CLICK HERE

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

BIG ENCHILADA 54: Visionary Sleaze


The Big Enchilada is back bringing you music that's just a little visionary and a whole lot sleazy, just as you podlubbers like. The heart of Episode 54 is a long tribute to the beloved Norton Records, whose Brooklyn, N.Y. warehouse was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. CLICK HERE for more information on how to help Norton. I hope my Norton set here will remind everyone of all the great music this company has given us.

Here's the playlist:
(Background Music: Hijacked by West Hell 5)
Black Mold by Jon Spencer Blues Explosion (from WFMU's Free Music Archive)
Dogs and Dolls by LoveStruck 
Economy Class Ego Trip by J.J. & The Real Jerks
Blow Out by Scared of Chaka
Run Out of Town by The Ungodly 77s
Tuned In, Turned On by Alvin Robinson
(Background Music: Harlem Nocturne by Kustomized)


I Couldn't Spell !!*@! by Roy Loney & The Young Fresh Fellows
Leave Me Alone by Esquerita
You're Just Another Macaroon by Figures of Light
A Certain Guy by Mary Weiss
The Boo Boo Song by King Coleman
Daddy Rockin' Strong by The Dirtbombs
He Sure Could Hypnotize by The A-Bones
(Background Music: Camel Walk by The Saxons)

areyoutalkintome by Madd Blake & The Stalins
Dateless Losers Club by Sicko
Tonight by The Bezzoommies
I Got Framed by Harry "The Hipster" Gibson
Wild by Skip Jensen

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Sunday, October 14, 2012

BIG ENCHILADA 53: 2012 Spooktacular


Boo! It's that most wonderful time of the year. Join me in the joyous spirit of this holiday.

Here's the playlist:
(Background Music: The Spook by The Tomkos)
Satan's Bride by Gregg Turner
Blood Train by The Bloody Jug Band
Rattlin' Bones by Fire Bad! *
Love is a Dog From Hell by Help Me Devil
Haunted Heart by Micragirls
Devil's Run by Angry Johnny & The Killbillies

(Background Music: Ghost Train by Agent Twang *)
Night of The Queerwolf by The Spook Lights
Barbara by THEM!
Ichibod by Legendary Shack Shakers
Busy Ghost by Zentralheizung of Death
The Devil's Tale by Jim Nazzstix & The Hard Rocknbillys

(Background Music: The Wild Ride of Ichabod Crane by The Blue Giant Zeta Puppies *)
Mojo Hannah by Tami Lynn
The Black Cat by The Tombstones
A Bloody Life by Rev. Tom Frost *
I Created a Monster by Glenn Barber
Voodoo Love Song by Northside Garage *

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Songs marked with a * indicates they are from the new compilation Garage Monsters: The Best of the GaragePunk Hideout Vol. 9.

Want More Spooky Tunes?

Check out my previous Halloween podcasts:
Big Enchilada Spooktacular 2011: CLICK HERE
Big Enchilada Spooktacular 2010: CLICK HERE
Big Enchilada Spooktacular 2009: CLICK HERE
Big Enchilada Spooktacular 2008:  CLICK HERE

Sunday, September 23, 2012

BIG ENCHILADA 52: Autumn Winds


All the leaves are brown and the sky is gray. Fall is falling. Here's some sweet rocking sounds to comfort you as the world around you decays.

Here's the playlist:

(Background Music: Beginning of Autumn by Capra)
Bloody Mary by King Salami & The Cumberland 3
There is a Mall by Dennis Most & The Instigators
The Heretic's Song by The Blue Giant Zeta Puppies
Ain't Dumbo by The Night Beats
Horror Asparagus Stories by The Driving Stupid
Lightning's Girl by Lydia Lunch

(Background Music: Memphis Heat by Memphis Slim & Canned Heat)
Bang Your Thing at the Ball by Bob Log III
Can't Get Right by Jehoshaphat Blow
They Grew Wild for You by Goshen
The Young Psychotics by Tav Falco & Panther Burns
Feel Alright by The Oblivians
Don't Kick My Dog by Andre Williams

(Background Music: Autumn Sweater by Yo La Tengo)
Lucky Boy by Alien Space Kitchen
Drugs, Guns, Hookers by The Angel Babies
The Beat by Thee Vicars (R.I.P. Chris Langeland)
The Girl From Kook a Monga by Tommy Ridgely
Pretty Thing by Nightlosers

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Sunday, August 5, 2012

BIG ENCHILADA 51: Kicks from the Sticks


Welcome to the new hillbilly episode of The Big Enchilada podcast. To paraphrase Johnny Hicks in the opening song here, we're going to get some kicks from the hicks way back in the sticks. Besides the twisted honky-tonk and hopped-up hillbilly sounds you've come to expect from these shows, Kicks from the Sticks also includes a set of old-time string band, jug band and country blues songs inspired by the latest South Memphis String Band album ...Old Times There.

Here's the playlist:

(Background Music: Cowbell Polka by Spade Cooley)
Get Your Kicks from the Country Hicks by Johnny Hicks
Baby, Baby, Don't Tell Me That by James "Slim" Hand
Jack's Red Cheetah by Cathy Faber's Swingin' Country Band
Show Me the Way by The Great Recession Orchestra
Honky Tonk Rhythm by Bobby Sisco
Raise the Moon by The Goddamn Gallows

(Background Music: Rambler's Stomp by Doug Bine & His Dixie Ramblers)
Can You Blame The Colored Man by South Memphis String Band
My Money Never Runs Out by Banjo Joe (Gus Cannon)
John Law Burned Down the Liquor Store by Chris Thomas King
My Four Reasons by Banjo Ikey Robinson & Howard Armstrong
Dona Got a Ramblin' Mind by Carolina Chocolate Drops
What's That Taste Like Gravy by King David's Jug Band

(Background Music: Banjoreno by Dixieland Jug Blowers)
I Said My Nightshirt and Put On My Prayers by June Carter with Homer & Jethro
Hot Water by Big Sandy & The Flyrite Trio
Restless by Eilen Jewell
Goddamn Blue Yodel #7 by Slim Cessna's Auto Club
Then I'll Be Movin' On by Mother Earth (featuring Powell St. John)
Up Against the Wall, Redneck Mother by Eugene Chadbourne

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You like this hillbilly stuff? If so, then you'll probably like some of my previous episodes like:

Episode 48: Honky Tonky Wacky Woo
Episode 44: Moonshine Becomes You
Episode 39: Podunk Holler Hoedown
Episode 36: Sweathog of the Rodeo 
Episode 31: Below Tobacco Road
Episode 26: Hillbilly Pigout
Episode 22: Honky in a Cheap Motel
Episode 16: Hillbilly Heaven
Episode 10: More Santa Fe Opry Favorites
Episode 8: Santa Fe Opry Favorites Vol. 2
Episode 2: Santa Fe Opry Favorites

Monday, July 9, 2012

BIG ENCHILADA 50: Sonic Snake Oil


Welcome to the halfway-to-100 episode of The Big Enchilada. It's called "Sonic Snake Oil," and like the best of patent medicines from eras gone by, it'll cure what ails you. Users of this miracle podcast have reported that it's calmed their nerves, soothed their nightmares strengthened their bones, boosted their vitality and cured their lumbago, tizzic, measles and criminal insanity. Possible side effects include increased susceptibility to rockin' pneumonia and boogie-woogie flu. 

(In accordance with all State and Federal Laws, please be advised that this show is for entertainment and educational uses only. The Big Enchilada can make no claims of supernatural or therapeutic effects or powers of this podcast..) 

Here's the playlist:

(Background Music: Snake Charmer by The Puddle Jumpers)
Rattlesnake, Baby, Rattlesnake by Joe Johnson
Ratfink by Bloodshot Bill
13 MPH and I'm Speeding by McFadden's Parachute *
Drop in and Go by The Molting Vultures
Down the Drain by The Escatones
Ladies' Underwear by Dan Melchior's Broke Revue
Nacho Daddy by Joe "King" Carrasco & The Crowns

(Background Music: Cobra by E Boys)
Snake-Eyed Suzie by Thee Cybermen
He Looks Like a Psycho by The Electric Mess
Magic Potion by Mondo Topless
$#@?!! by The Unband
Brad Cruise by Dusty Mush *
Snake Boy Lives in the Mississippi by El Paso Hot Button

(Background Music: Snakecharmer by Mad Man Jones)
Snakepit by Hipbone Slim & The Knee Tremblers
Wild Wild Party by Darryl Vincent
Rage in a Cage by Ghost Bikini
Special Purpose by Jonny Manak & The Depressives
Gone Deep Underground by Stan Ridgway
Snakedrive by R.L. Burnside

* These tracks are on the latest GaragePunk Hideout compilation, Supercharged Sounds

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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

BIG ENCHILADA 49: Attack of the Tacky Tikis


Inspired by a series of startling hallucinations in the gardening section of my local K-Mart, this month The Big Enchilada takes you to an uncharted desert isle where the world's tackiest Tikis plot in secrecy. All the tacky Tikis, where do they  all come from? Can you withstand the Attack of the Tacky Tikis?

Here's the playlist:
(Background Music: Tiki by The Waitiki 7)
Everybody Says by TikiTiki Bamboos
Run Away by Dead Man's Tree
My Groupie by Thee Martian Boyfriends
Dance With You by The Black Lips
Drop in and Go by The Molting Vultures
Tiki Man by Deadbolt

(Background Music: Bi-Aza-Ku-Sasa by The Mogambos)
I'll Make You Happy by The Kontikis
I Lost My Mind by The Angry Samoans
Cat Food by Bottle Service
Good Night, Sleep Tight by The Bloody Hollies
Sasquatch Love by Horror Deluxe
Black Plague Blues by Figures of Light
Prisoner of the Tiki Room by Mojo Nixon

(Background Music: Daktari Ooh Ah by Chaos Inc.)
Payday Loans by The Winking Tikis
Little Suzie by Harmonica Lewinski
She's My Baby Doll by Terry Clements & The Tune Tones
Soul Typecast by Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Circuit Breaker by Love Collector
Wine Head by Johnny Wright
Voodoo Idol by The Cramps

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Monday, May 7, 2012

BIG ENCHILADA 48: Honky Tonky Wacky Woo


Burn down the honky tonks with another fine Big Enchilada hillbilly episode featuring lots of new music by current bands like The Calamity Cubes, The Dirt Daubers, The Waco Brothers with Paul Burch, Lydia Lovelace, The Misery Jackals, Poor Boy's Soul plus not-too-long-ago sounds from Ronny Elliott, Harry Hayward, Asylum Street Spankers, DM Bob & The Deficits and more ... not to mention the late Kell Robertson live on The Santa Fe Opry and a rowdy tribute from his pals.

Here's the playlist:

(Background Music: Honky Tonk Tout le Temps by Mama Rosin)
Coricidin Bottle by Ray Wylie Hubbard
Do Right by Lydia Loveless
Help Me From My Brain by Legendary Shack Shakers
The Devil Gets His Due by The Dirt Daubers
Gutter Town by Hank 3
I Got Your Ice Cold Nugrape by The Nugrape Twins

(Background Music: Intexicated Part 2 by T. Tex Edwards)
Tell the King the Killer's Here by Ronny Elliott
Transfusion by The Waco Brothers with Paul Burch
Liquor and Whores by The Misery Jackals
Beautiful Blue Eyes by Red Allen & The Kentuckians
TV Party by Asylum Street Spankers
Animal Hoedown by Harry Hayward

(Background Music: Guitar Boogie by Arthur Smith's Hot Quintet)
Wine Spodee Odee by Kell Robertson
Go on Home by Jason Eklund, Tom Irwin & Mike Good
Wild Bill Jones by Wade Mainer & The Sons of  The Mountaineers
Throwing Stones by Poor Boy's Soul
FBI Top 10 by DM Bob & The Deficits
Empty Bottle by The Calamity Cubes
(Background Music: Five by Eight by Benny Martin)

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Thursday, April 5, 2012

BIG ENCHILADA 47: Music to Heal By


I'm recovering from hip replacement surgery, so here's some new hip sounds, as well as some old ones, in an episode I'm calling "Music to Heal By." This music will soothe and bring joyful, positive, healing energy. Trust me. You'll be wanting to shake your hips in no time. Let the healing begin.

Here's the playlist:

(Background Music: Hills of Pills by Kid Congo & The Pink Monkeybirds)
Pills by The New York Dolls
Heavy Doctor by Thee Oh Sees
Shake Your Hips by Slim Harpo
Pray For Pills by The Dirtbombs
Hospitals by Acid Baby Jesus
Hips by L.C. Ulmer

(Background Music: Surgery Montage by John Zorn)
Deserted Town by The Movements
Knock You Out by Thee Butchers Orchestra
Adeline by The Nevermores
I Got a Girl by The Vicious Cycles
I Don't Mind by The Angry Dead Pirates
Linda by Johnny Dowd

(Background Music: Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr. Howard by NRBQ)

Saustex Set

Move It by T. Tex Edwards & The Saddle Tramps
Straight into The Sun by El Pathos
Metanoia by Churchwood
Body in Plastic by Glambilly
Derby Crush by The Gay Sportscasters
Candyman Blues by The Copper Gamins

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Monday, March 12, 2012

BIG ENCHILADA 46: Dinosaur Hop


You bet Jurassic, there's no stoppin' the dinosaurs from hoppin'! Get hip to the prehistoric jive of this month's Big Enchilada featuring giant reptilian rock 'n' roll. Shake your dinosaur bones to The Hickoids,   J.C. Satan, Persian Claws, The Terrorists, The Mighties and Bedrockin' New Mexico bands like The Blood-Drained Cows, The Dirty Novels and -- from the tar pits of time, Jimmy Gilmer & The Fireballs.


Here's the playlist:
(Background music: Jurassic Beat by Eddie Angel)
Brontosaurus by The Hickoids
Quick Joey Small by Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus
Two Girls (One Bar) by Pere Ubu
Garage Pusher by The Mighties
Bad News Travels Fast by The Sextress *
Bottle of Wine by Jimmy Gilmer & The Fireballs

(Background Music: Godzilla by The Monsters)
Prehistoric Love by J.C. Satan
Murder City Shakedown by Black Furies
Mi Amore Es Electrico by The Dirty Novels
Sick of Sex by Daisy Chainsaw
Big Boss Man by '68 Comeback
No No No by Die Zorros

(Background Music: Brontosaurus Stomp by The Piltdown Men.)
Digging Up My Date by The Blood-Drained Cows
Fall on You by The Plimsouls
Shoot it Up Baby Doll by The Terrorists
Fly Paper by Persian Claws
Rattlesnakes Don't Commit Suicide by Help Me Devil
Centreville by Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires
I'm a Little Dinosaur by Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers

* This song from the Italian garage rock compilation  Fresh Meat . You'll find a song by The Mighties there too. For a free download of the compilation, send an email to freshmeatdownload@gmail.com . Thanks to Freddi at the Kicks from the Boot podcast for finding this.

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Sunday, February 19, 2012

BIG ENCHILADA 45: Freak Bar Happy Hour


Don't freak out. It's Happy Hour down at the corner Freak Bar. The beer is cold and the jukebox is blasting the freakishly superb sounds of Barrence Whitfield & The Savages, King Khan, The Reigning Sound, Ty Segall, The Manxx, Stomping Nick, The Hex Dispensers, The Lot Lizards and more. You don't have to be a pinhead to appreciate this episode. But it helps.


Here's the playlist:
(Background music: The (New) Call of the Freaks by Luis Russell & His Orchestra)
Circus Freak by The Electric Prunes
Knock Me off My Feet by The King Khan Experience *
Hard Lessons by The Manxx
The More I Dream, The Sicker I Get by The Lot Lizards
Babblin' Brook by Andre Williams & The Goldstars
Wolf Bait by Henry Throne

(Background Music: Psychobilly Freakout by Rev. Horton Heat)
Freaking Out by Question Mark (Nigeria)
Anna by Rocket From the Tombs
My Ass is Shaking by Stomping Nick & His Blues Grenade
Ramblin' Rose by Barrence Whitfied & The Savages *
Party Crasher by Mark Sultan
Taxidermy Porno by The Hex Dispensers
Watching My Baby by The Reigning Sound *

(Background Music: Freakish Man Blues by George Hannah & Meade "Lux" Lewis)
Freakin' Out by Death
Cents by Ty Segall *
Black Leather Swamp Nazi by Peter Stampfel
At the Ruin of Others by Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds
World of Freaks by Harry Perry

* Follow these links to find free album or live set downloads from the artist

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Monday, January 9, 2012

BIG ENCHILADA 44: Moonshine Becomes You


Enjoy a fresh jug of 100-proof wild sounds from deepest backwoods America. This episode will kill more brain cells that the strongest White Lightning! You'll hear hillbilly hits past, present and maybe even future -- honky-tonk, bluegrass, rockabilly, cowpunk, XXX-country and more. Download this and play it loud in your car as you blast down Thunder Road.


Here's the playlist:

(Background Music: Hackberry Hop by Daigle, Doucet & Elin)
Moonshine by Montie Jones
There Stands The Glass by The Frontier Circus
Driftwood 40-23 by The Hickoids
Hot Lips Baby by Herbie Duncan
White Dress by Anthony Leon & The Chain
UFOs, Big Rigs & BBQ by Mojo Nixon & The World Famous Blue Jays
Gone Back to Whorin' by Roger Alan Wade

(Background Music: Panhandle Rag by Ronnie Durbin)
Moonshiner's Child by Tammy Faye Starlite
Moonshiner's Daughter by Harmonica Frank Floyd
South of Nashville by Honky Tonk Hustlas
Cluck Old Hen by Bad Livers
Suzie Anna Riverstone by The Imperial Rooster
Topless Bathing Suit by Kelly Rogers
American Trash by Betty Dylan (who, despite what I said on the show, have NOT broken up as a band!)

(Background Music: Basil Smith Stomp by Basil Smith)
Moonshine Still by Jack Holt
Another Man's Eyes by Delaney Davidson
40 Acres of My Heart by Bob Burton
It Wouldn't Be Hell Without You by Cornell Hurd
Livin' on Pabst Blue Ribbon by Hellbound Glory
Chick Inspector by Dick Curless
That Old Mountain Dew by The Delmore Brothers
(Background Music: Brown Jug Blues by Ezra Buzzington's Rustic Revelers)

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