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playlist courtesy of The Dr. Demento Show, with very special thanks to Michael Pearce of Portland, Oregon, for archiving the original recording

The Dr. Demento Show (live on KPPC) - April 22, 1971 (9p-11p)

NOTE: Although "The Dr. Demento Show" was still formally a part of Steven Segal's Thursday night timeslot, Steven was absent tonight, and Dr. Demento engineered his own show for the first time this night, and also did the commercials that weren't pre-recorded.

The House Of Blue Lights - Chuck Miller
The Shadow Knows - The Coasters
Downbound Train - Chuck Berry

Positively 4th Street (re-edited by Dr. Demento) - Bob Dylan
I'm No Communist - Grandpa Jones
How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times And Live? - Blind Alfred Reed
Mama Get Your Hammer - Bobby Peterson Quintet

Dragon's Teeth/Voices Of Spring/Oasis/Tree Frog/Be A Hobo - Moondog & His Friends

rock salad:

It Ain't Right - Little Walter & His Jukes
Evan's Shuffle - Muddy Waters f/ Little Walter
Direct Appeal - Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France f/ Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelly
Sweet Chorus - Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France f/ Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelly

Love You So (original version) - Ron Holden w/ The Thunderbirds
Primitive Love - Tom Reeves
Pale Blues - Edard Nelson

Cocaine Blues - Dave Van Ronk
Moten Swing - Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra (f/ Count Basie on piano)
Cross-Ties - Dale Hawkins
Rocking Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu (Part 1) - Huey (Piano) Smith & The Clowns

Goodnight, Irene - Leadbelly
The Wind - The Diablos
Shoo Doo-Bee Doo (My Loving Baby) - Bobby Lester & The Moonlighters
Duke of Earl - Gene Chandler
Lana - The Velvets

Lover Man - Billie Holiday/Lover Man - Charlie Parker/Lover Man - Billie Holiday
Satisfied Mind - Porter Wagoner