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A chimpified, sonic soiree of overmodulated, toe-stubbing rock and roll.

A chimpified, sonic soiree of overmodulated, toe-stubbing rock and roll.


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A chimpified, sonic soiree of overmodulated, toe-stubbing rock and roll.






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featuring birthday tributes to Faron Young and George Harrison from Feb 25, 2021

The Hollyridge Strings with Chimpanzee - "My Sweet Lord" The Del-Phis - "Nosey Folk" the chats - "identity theft" the squires - "It's The Same All Over The World" Bobby Roberts and The Rave Ons - "How Can I Make Her Mine" SHENLEY & ANNETTE - "million dollar baby" roger miller - "nothing can stop my love" Dave Bartholomew - "Shrimp And Gumbo" Robert Jr. Lockwood - "(I'm Gonna) Dig Myself A Hole" Lancelot Link And The Evolution Revolution - "The Evolution Revolution" mona lisa -...


Episode from Feb 18, 2021

shirley & the memphis bells with chimpanzee - "snow job" Don "Red" Roberts - "only one" the snow men - "ski storm (part 1)" Arthur Griswold and The Organics - "pretty mama blues" supercharger - "i broke my mind" Les Terribles - "hey toru!" the pretty things - "midnight to six man" joey bellamo - "steamer" Dean Martin - "Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!" Billy "The Kid" Emerson - "aunt molly (part 1)" Billy "The Kid" Emerson - "aunt molly (part 2)" robin luke & roberta shore...


Episode from Feb 11, 2021

Gary Crosby with Chimpanzee - "I'm Gonna Call My Baby" Gino Washington - "Gino Is a Coward" the upsetters - "Where You Goin' There, Sapphire?" Eddy G. Giles - "go go train" the grains of sand - "That's When Happiness Began" ruby lee & group - "I'm Gonna Put A Watch On You" the vibra-harps - "nosy neighbors" Danny & The Juniors with Freddie Cannon - "twistin' all night long" derek & bob - "dragnet '67" linda brannon - "woe is me" the blind owls - "make up your mind" the stents -...


Episode from Feb 4, 2021

Martin Denny with Chimpanzee - "Quiet Village" chris kenner - "don't make no noise" new mason dixons - "back up" The Pop-o-Pies - "truckin'" the cavemen - "am i a monster" trini lopez - "flowers on the wall" ronny rochford - "my own apartment" jerry mccain - "next door neighbor (demo)" televisonaires - "Achoo!" bo diddley - "stop my monkey" the rovin' flames - "i can't" del-vikings - "flat tyre" the what four - "baby, i dig love" georgia lane - "get it" rufus thomas - "Down Ta...


Episode from Jan 28, 2021

Al Caiola with Chimpanzee - "Underwater Chase" Twilighters - "Live Like A King" sunny sunliners - "no one else will do" the fox sisters - "right hip pocket" the beatles - "things we said today" Jackie Gates and the Fanatics - "i want love" johnny otis - "the watts breakaway" Little Stevie Wonder - "workout, stevie, workout" Marvin Rainwater - "So You Think You've Got Troubles" buddy holly - "Oh Boy!" Barbara Jackson - "second best" bill coday - "get your lie straight" The...


Episode from Jan 21, 2021

Mr. Muckle and the House Detectives with Chimpanzee - "Zorongo" the saints - "River Deep, Mountain High" countdown five - "bamboo hut" the gallows - "come to the party" kid thomas - "wail baby wail" Roy Orbison - "Land of 1000 Dances" Ray-O-Vacs - "party time" frank sinatra - "Ev'rybody's Twistin'" Screamin' Jay Hawkins - "all night" golden cups - "this bad girl" Sugar Pie De Santo - "use what you got" popeye brossard - "hole in the wall" davilla 666 - "patitas" the shit missle...


Featuring a tribute to Sylvain Sylvain from Jan 14, 2021

The Harmonicats with Chimpanzee - "Get Off Of My Cloud" New York Dolls - "Jet Boy" New York Dolls - "Personality Crisis" New York Dolls - "Lonely Planet Boy" New York Dolls - "frankenstein" New York Dolls - "Human Being" New York Dolls - "Give Her A Great Big Kiss" The Chambers Brothers - "All Strung Out Over You" the mummies - "i'm down" the jokers - "Arkansas Twist" brenda george - "What You See Is What You Get" rufus thomas - "i want to be loved" mickey murray - "shout...


Episode from Jan 7, 2021

The Mighty Pipe Organ with Chimpanzee - "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" The Valentines - "that's it, man" Moody & The Deltas - "Everybody Clap Your Hands" joe and ann - "curiosity" the vibrajets - "mogul monster" midnight snaxxx - "contact contamination" the griefs - "bored out of my gourd" the pagans - "dead end america" the heartbreakers - "born to lose" the osmonds - "one bad apple" dolly parton - "the love you gave me" Boo & The Tru Tones - "you sexy thing" john & jackie - "the...


New Year's Eve Spazztacular from Dec 31, 2020

Lawrence Welk with Chimpanzee - "We Wish You the Merriest New Year" johnny marvin - "happy days are here again" Huey "Piano" Smith & The Clowns - "happy new year" the bill parker band - "Boogie Bayou Shuffle" sam cooke - "twistin' the night away" jerry lee lewis - "What'd I Say (Part 1)" jerry lee lewis - "What'd I Say (Part 2)" the jades - "i'm alright" della reese - "it was a very good year" Sammy Davis Jr. - "love me or leave me" frank sinatra - "come dance with me" ? & the...


featuring Santa & Jonny and Night Manger PLUS The Ghosts of Spazzy Xmas Bands Past from Dec 24, 2020

MARV MEREDITH AND HIS SLEIGHBELLS WITH CHIMPANZEE - "SWINGIN' SLEIGHBELLS" The Jingleberries (2014) - "I Wish You A Very Merry Christmas" magic rady & the christmas trolls (1994) - "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" santa & jonny (2020) - "north pole 99705" the a-rhythmics (2013) - "santa claus" purple wizard (2003) - "christmas day" the jingleberries (2015) - "christmas party" big baby & the strollers (1997) - "take me on a sleigh ride" big baby & the strollers (1997) - "christmas...


featuring tributes to Eddie Kendricks and Charley Pride from Dec 17, 2020

the ventures with chimpanzee - "snowflakes" the rangers - "Snow Skiing" the snowmen - "snow storm (part 1)" chalmers 4 + fiveash - "snowbound" Huey "Piano" Smith & the Clowns - "all i want for christmas" Dean Martin - "Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!" the ding dongs - "blood! blood! blood!" Lon Chaney Jr. - "monster's holiday" james booker - "so swell when you're well" james booker - "teenage rock" art neville - "what's going on" Shawkey Se Au and The Muffins - "just one...


featuring a tribute to Otis Redding from Dec 10, 2020

Unknown Studio Musicians with Unknown Chimpanzee - "Try A Little Tenderness" the de rons - "It's Okey" the ovations - "twistin' the night away" link wray - "run chicken run" bloodshot bill - "she goes her way" joe and ann - "curiosity" nylon - "Aitsuni Kubittake" midnight snaxxx - "contact contamination" kai ray - "i want some of that" king khan - "pigment of my imagination" little richard - "heeby jeebies" Wailin' Bill Dell & His Bachelors - "you gotta be loose" rodger collins -...


featuring an Andy Williams Birthday Tribute from Dec 3, 2020

andy williams with chimpanzee - "love story theme disco version" The Courettes - "Boom! Dynamite!" baby blue - "i don't wanna be your sorry" the jynx pack - "i can't make up my mind" the angels - "Wow Wow Wee (He's the Boy for Me)" Trevor Gordon and The Bee Gees - "Little Miss Rhythm & Blues" the fendertones - "monkey's uncle" Televisionaries - "Achoo!" del valaros - "hey pedro" tabs - "the landlord" Elroy Peace and Bow Ribbons - "quick like" the us four -...


featuring a Tina Turner birthday tribute from Nov 26, 2020

Lawrence Welk with Chimpanzee - "There's No Place Like Home For the Holidays" little eva - "let's turkey trot" the jets - "soul dinner" Little Freddie & Ripcords - "the last meal" the coasters - "hongry" Nat Kendrick & the Swans - "mashed potatoes" dee dee king - "Mashed Potato Time" Grady O'Neal and the Bellatones - "Turkey Neck Stretch" Earl Bostic and His Orchestra - "i got loaded" t&t - "perfectly proportioned" ace holder - "Wabba Suzy-Q" Lee Dresser & the Krazy Kats - "beat...


Episode from Nov 19, 2020

The Singing Nun with Chimpanzee - "Dominique" chuck berry - "Roll Over Beethoven" the pyramids - "hot dog dooley wah" the moonglows - "chickie um bah" guitar wolf - "sex jaguar" Pete Cooke and the Baby Dolls - "(This Is Your Last Kiss) Take It and Git" The Dave Clark 5 - "Doctor Rhythm" Larry Williams & Johnny Watson with The Kaleidoscope - "for your love" jerry lee lewis & buddy holly - "ray charles medley" the hombres - "let it out" ella mae morse - "a little further down the...


Episode from Nov 12, 2020

Bob Crewe Generation with Chimpanzee - "Music To Watch Girls By" the bell notes - "i've had it" Amyl & The Sniffers - "i'm not a loser" the hangmen - "what a girl can't do" ape city r&b - "Dyn-o-mite" bobby troup - "route 66" torquettes - "(Who's Got The) Tortillas?" carl perkins - "tennessee" the gentrys - "keep on dancing" brill building acetate - "backward child" mellvins - "one fine day" rantouls - "two by two" jj jackson - "but it's alright" endeavors - "distortion" young...


Episode from Nov 5, 2020

Leonard Rosenman with Chimpanzee - "March Of The Apes" modern lovers - "modern world" james darren - "goodbye cruel world" buzzcocks - "breakdown" the sinners - "nightmare" the shirelles - "twistin' usa" the rivieras - "Arizona Sun" lord creator - "come down 68" warren lee - "underdog backstreet" lee dorsey - "Little Ba-by" Gene Parson's Band vocal by: Kimble and Wanda Janes - "night club rock and roll" the hollywood hurricanes - "beaver shot" slim harpo and ron lundy - "scratch...


Halloween Spazztacular! from Oct 29, 2020

COUNT ALUCARD WITH EEZNAPMIHC - "FUNERAL MARCH" round robin - "i'm the wolfman" Gene "Bowlegs" Miller - "Frankenstein Walk" bobby please - "the monster" dracula - "drac the knife" claudine clark - "Walking Through A Cemetery" bo diddley - "mummy walk" Vlad and the Impalers - "Sing Along With Creighton" desmond dekker - "dracula" maury laws - "the mummy" the naturals - "the mummy" otis redding - "Trick Or Treat" zacherlie - "monsters have problems too" al saxon - "evil...


All B-Sides All Night Long! from Oct 22, 2020

Sing Along Without The Corvairs with Chimpanzee - "Save a Little Monkey" Archie Bell & the Drells - "Tighten Up (Part 2)" the eternals - "rock 'n' roll cha cha" fritos - "how to twist" Saxie Russell - "come dance with me" ray pilgrim - "let's dance" Tippie & the Clovers - "bossa nova, baby" Lil' Ray & the Premiers - "soul & stomp" the spiders - "tennessee slim" the primitives - "sneaky pete" goggle-a - "mister twister" sweet pete - "best banana" Quitty & The Don't's - "(She's...


It’s the Song Not the Singer--three hours of mind bending instrumentals that’ll leave you speechless. from Oct 15, 2020

Jerry Goldsmith with Chimpanzee - "Barnaby Jones Theme" mickey baker - "steamroller" the bar-kays - "copy kat" the 5678s - "cat fight run" bobby & the counts - "cellar stomp" barney kessel - "honey" the beach men - "shut down part 2" sam elwitt & his swingin' guitars - "green grass" the sharp five - "comin' home baby" CURTIS & THE CREEPS - "the thing" narvel felts & jerry mercer - "georgia steel" the pebbles - "pebbles twist" Lalo Shifrin - "the plot" Skatalites - "president...