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POP Goes The World!

Apr 2016



Our 2016 Spring Fund Drive kicks off NOW!!!

Be our inaugural donor, and I’ll let you co-host a future POP Goes The World withg me!


Pete Curry playing live!!!




Artist Song Album           Year/
Brendan Benson Borrow My Old Familiar Friend   2009
Jellyfish She Still Loves Him Bellybutton   1990
Fountains Of Wayne Leave The Biker Fountains Of Wayne   1996
The Tories Gladys Kravitz Wonderful Life   1997
The Knack Your Number Or Your Name Get The Knack   1979
The Rubinoos Wouldn't It Be Nice The Rubinoos   1977
Alex Chilton Hey! Little Child      
The Replacements Kiss Me On The Bus Tin   1985
The Nerves One Way Ticket One Way Ticket   2008
Paul Collins Beat That's What Life Is All About The Kids Are The Same   1982
Sylvain Sylvain Just One Kiss Syl Sylvain & The Teardrops   1981
Tommy Keene Let Me Dream If I Want to (Mink Deville cover) Excitement At Your Feet   2013
Nervous Eaters Leretta Eaterville, Vol.1   2010
Marshall Crenshaw Our Town Field Day   1983
Pete Curry 1998 Live in the WRIR Studios    
Pete Curry Don't Ask Me Live in the WRIR Studios    
Pete Curry Chevy Van Live in the WRIR Studios    
Pete Curry Little Ideas Live in the WRIR Studios    
Pete Curry Speed Of Light Live in the WRIR Studios    
Pete Curry Nobody's Home Live in the WRIR Studios    
The Boo Radleys Lazy Day Everything's Alright Forever   1992
The Undertones Gotta Getta The Undertones   1979
The Vapors Prisoner New Clear Days   1980
The Jam It's Too Bad All Mod Cons   1978
The Bongos Nuts & Bolts Drums Along The Hudson   1982
Let's Active Make Up With Me Make Up With Me   1983
The Evil Eye Vicious Circle Vicious Circle   2011
The Well Wishers Heroes Jigsaw Days   2008
Apr 2016

Win A Date With Herschel!!!


O.k. ladies (and gentlemen, for that matter), break open your piggy banks because this afternoon we will be auctioning off a date (with all proceeds going to our fund drive) with one of my favorite men about town, Herschel Stratego!!!

Artist Song Album Year/
Prince Pop Life Around The World In A Day 1985
Dogs Die In Hot Cars I Love You 'Cause I Have To Describe Yourself 2004
Junk Food Buddah She Loves Everybody
Devo Girl U Want Freedom Of Choice 1980
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Prince When You Were Mine Dirty Mind 1980
Blur Girl & Boys (Pet Shop Boys remix)
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Ween Hey There Fancy Pants Quebec 2003
Born Again Floozies Small Penis Compensation Vehicle Novelties, Addenda, and Ephemera 2006
The Coasters Down Home Girl
The Brand I'm A Lover Not A fighter
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Joe Jackson Is She Really Going Out With Him (a capella version) Live 1980-1986 1988
The Burning Hell Amateur Rapper People 2013
Jeffrey Lewis Cult Boyfriend A Turn In The Dream Songs 2011
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Best Coast Boyfriend Crazy For You 2010
Bare Wires Seeking Love Seeking Love 2010
Buzzcocks Ever Fallen In Love
Living Things Bom Bom Bom Ahead Of The Lions 2005
Diamond Nights The Girls Attractive Popsicle 2005
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Los Amigos Invisibles Sexy The New Sound of the Venezuelan Gozadera 1998
Elefant Tonight Let's Dance Sunlight Makes Me Paranoid 2003

Apr 2016

Avant POP


“Calm Down” – The Love Language / Ruby Red (2013)

“From Nothing To Nowhere” – Pinback / Autumn Of The Seraphs  (2007)

“Planet Of Sound” – Pixies / Trompe Las Monde  (1991)

“Golden Surf II” – Pere  Ubu / Carnival Of Souls (2014)


“Leaving Trains” – The Leaving Trains / Well Down Blue Highway (1984)

“I Don’t Wanna Know If You Are Lonely” – Husker Du / Candy Apple Grey (1985)

“Vagabond” – Japanther / Skuffed Up My Huffy  (2007)

“Selfish” – Ned’s Atomic Dustbin / God Fodder (1991)


“Two Headed Coin” – Obits / I Blame You  (2009)

“She’ll Be Sweeter Than You” – Nix Nomads  (1964)

“Don’t Flatter Yourself” – Mrs. Magician / Strange Heaven  (2012)

“Let The Good Times Roll” – JD McPherson / Let The Good Times Roll  (2015)


“Crazy” – Neu! / Neu! Digital Box  (2010)

“Before I Was Caught” – Jay Reatard / Watch Me Fall  (2009)

“Bored Of Looking Cool” – Mad Staring Eyes / Bored Of Looking Cool (2008)

“Turn It On”  – The Flaming Lips / Transmissions From The Satellite Heart (1993)


“Honey Face” – Fungi Girls / Some Easy Magic (2011)

“Dreamphone” – Peach Kelli Pop / Peach Kelli Pop (2013)

“Jimmy” – Literature / Chorus (2014)

“Going Underground” – The Jam / Setting Sons (1979)

“Saturday’s Kids” (demo version) – The Jam / Extras (1992)


“Jonny B Rotten” – The Monks / Bad Habits (1979)

“Bad Reputation” – Joan Jett / Bad Reputation (1980)

“The Fool Is In”  – Lisa Mychols 3 / Lisa Mychols 3  (2014)

“No Time This Time” – The Police / Reggatta de Blanc (1979)

“Throw It Away” – Joe Jackson / Look Sharp!  (1979)


“She Does” – Locksley / Don’t Make Me Wait  (2007)

“Primitive Condition” –  The Mooney Suzuki / Alive & Amplified  (2004)

“Rock and Roll Is Dead” – The Rubinoos / The Rubinoos (1977)

“Money City Maniacs” – Sloan / Navy Blues  (1998)


“Green Hearts” – Luxury  (1979)

“Too Late” – Shoes / Present Tense  (1979)

“Arrows” – Overwhelming Colorfast  / Overwhelming Colorfast (1992)

“Tastebuds” – The King Khan & BBQ Show / Invisible Girl  (2009)


“Suburban Homeboy” – Sparks / Lil’ Beethoven  (2002)

Apr 2016

Black Masala!!!


Washington D.C.'s own Black Masala plays LIVE on today's POP Goes The World!

Song Artist Album       Year
Fire Lizzy Mercier Descloux Press Color 2003
Pressure Corners Pressure 2014
Don't Touch My Bikini The Halo Benders God Don't Make No Junk 1994
Davey Crockett Thee Headcoatees The Sisters Of Suave 1999
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I'm Dead The Limiñanas Down Underground- LP's 2009/2014 2015
Hungry, So Angry Medium Medium Hungry, So Angry 2001
Soft Pyramids Q And Not U Different Damage 2002
A Love From Outer Space A.R. Kane "i" 1989
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Tumble Down Terry Malts Killing Time 2012
My Shadow Jay Reatard Blood Visions 2006
Life Goes On The Damned Strawberries 1982
All I Wanna Do Splashh Comfort 2013
Something Soon Car Seat Headrest Teens Of Style 2015
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Horizon Line Red Baraat Gaadi Of Truith 2015
Doom Buggy The Funk Ark Man Is A Monster 2014
Frankenstein's Monster Bella's Bartok Don't Be Yourself 2014
Green Eyes What Cheer? Brigade We Blow You Suck 2010
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When The Trickster Starts A Poking Gogol Bordello Multi Kontra Culti Vs. Irony 2002
Spank That Thang Vampire Beach Babes Beach Blanket Bedlam! 2004
Don't Wanna Lose Ex Hex Rips 2014
Va Va Va Voom Brett Smiley Breathlessly Brett 2003


Black Masala LIVE in the WRIR Studios
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