On today's very special (and sleepy) edition of the Mystery Train, two of the members of Dead Soldiers stopped by to play a few tracks from their brand new record.
And I, being sleepy, forgot to take a picture of them. So here's a picture of them from MemFix last November:
If you like what you heard, Dead Soldiers are having a record release party at Young Ave. Deli on Saturday, Sept. 2. Doors are at 9 p.m. and cover is $10.
Here's what I played on the show this morning, with the local tracks marked with an asterisk.
Esquerita – Didn't It Rain
The Egyptians – Party Stomp
Beck – O Maria
Beiruit – East Harlem
Arcade Fire – Ready to Start
Billy Bragg – The Marriage
Pixies – Debaser
Boomtown Rats – She's So Modern
Fresh and Onlys – I Would Not Know the Devil
Veronica Falls – Broken Toy
Bishop Allen – Like Castanets
Patty and the Emblems – Mixed Up, Shook Up Girl
Ingrid Lucia and the Flying Neutrinos – Baby's Making Duck
Elvis Costello – Radio Radio
The Clash – Spanish Bombs
Hot Hot Heat – Bandages
Rosemary Clooney – Botch-a-Me
Moldy Peaches – Lucky Number 9
Dolly Parton – Jolene
They Might Be Giants – Twisting
Neutral Milk Hotel – Holland 1945
New Pornographers – Mutiny, I Promise You
*Dead Soldiers – Matter of Blood
*Dead Soldiers – Wicked River
Replacements – Can't Hardly Wait
Tom Waits – Jockey Full of Bourbon
Grizzly Bear – Two Weeks
*The Goodees – Condition Red
*Roy Orbison – I Give Up
Mynabirds – Let the Record Go
Eileen – These Boots are Made for Walkin'
Five Royals – Right Around the Corner
Divine Fits – Civilian Stripes
*Otis Redding – Shout Bamalama
Arrah and the Ferns – Soldier Ghost
Hold Steady – Stuck Between Stations
The Memphis Mystery Train airs live on WEVL 89.9 FM and at wevl.org every Thursday from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m., and is rebroadcast every Monday from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.