#1644: Lucky Man

The late Greg Lake wrote the song “Lucky Man” when he was 12 years old, about a man at the end of his life that was mourned by many. 2016 has been a hell of a year for that kind of story, and this last stretch has seen many creative lives cut short.

On today’s show I pay tribute to Lake and others, with a nod to the closing of long-running art spaces GLOB and Rhinoceropolis in Denver where I was lucky enough to spend some of my younger days rocking out and getting weird. Much like my younger self, this set starts out smooth and then gets real loud and rowdy.

As the world grows a little scarier, please take some time with me to soothe your nerves and then get them raw and ready for action again with one hell of a show.

Full playlist below–>

Entrance of the Devil (intro) – Zior
I Talk To The Wind – King Crimson
Luck Man – Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Bitches Crystal – Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Una Stanza Vuota – Lisa Gastoni & Ennio Morricone
I’ve Been Waiting For You – Neil Young
Barnyard Blues – 13th Floor Elevators
Happy House – Shuggie Otis
Chain Of Fools (Unedited) – Aretha Franklin
One More – Cymande
(Don’t Worry) If There’s A Hell Down Below Then We’re All Going To Go – Don Julian & the Larks
Trouble Every Day – Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention
Nothing Is Easy – Jethro Tull
Rich Man, Poor Man – The Groundhogs
Yer Blues – The Plastic Ono Band
Mud In Your Eye – Fleur De Lys
God – Silberbart
Canned Fruit Bats – Ruff Majik
Sweat City Madness – Derek Lyn Plastic
Preaching The Blues – The Gun Club
I Am The Counter Culture (Drop Out) – Charles Albright
The Fuzz – Bronco Country
Corners – The Nopes
Follow Me Home – The Mystery Lights
Patterns – The Men
Smoke – Poobah
Mammoth Caravan – Salem’s Bend
Whole Lotta Love – Led Zeppelin
Enter The Occult – Libido Fuzz
21st Century Schizoid Man – King Crimson
Mars – Our Solar System
Paper Tiger – Beck
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