Music From the Radio Free Athens Crew: May 23, 2020

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Like most everything else, Radio Free Athens has been impacted by the current situation pertaining to COVID-19, which the World Health Organization has deemed a pandemic. Although you won’t get to hear your favorite DJs on the air for a while, we will be supplying faithful listeners with playlists in the meantime. Find them below!


From R@T
This weeks playlist is a mish-mash of stuff.  Part of it was inspired by going through my old cassette collection. Yes, I still have tapes and some of them do work. I am also really excited about the new X album Alphabetland. It is their first in 35 years and is available streaming with physical copies being available in August. Let’s hope that we can see a live show by them soon.
Massive Attack- Protection
De La Soul- I Be Blowin’
Black Pumas- Colors
X- Alphabetland
Nina Simone- Feelin’ Good
Cypress Hill- Insane in the Brain
Slack- Brain Toast
Weezer- Hash Pipe
Ramones- Somebody Put Something In My Drink
Joey Ramone- What a Wonderful World
From DJ Grumpy Grandma 
“Guess reality is not as it seems, so I sit here waiting for truth, and a ride to the other side.” – Judee Sill
“Half a goon and half a god, a man’s not made of steel.” – Mark Mothersbaugh
“This was a Pizza Hut, now it’s all covered with daisies/I miss the honky-tonks, Dairy Queens, and 7-11s/as things fell apart nobody paid much attention.” – David Byrne
“nuh nuh-no nuh-no duh duh duh de-dun bep-bum-bum La la looo dee dee nah” – Mac DeMarco
From Michael T. 
Art Cromwell occasionally says “we have to get Michael out of the seventies.” I keep asking “what for?”