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Ep.24 – Decade End Special #1, 1980: “After Sunset“, the decade is gone, but it’s not forgotten: the Shining, Raging Bull, Out of the Blue, and the Long Good Friday.

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23. 1979: Lights, Camera, Action!!

Watched: the Muppet Movie, Camera Buff
Snubbed: Real Life, All That Jazz
Judy Collins – “Send in the Clowns” (Live at Capital Theater)
Joe Jackson – “Is She Really Going Out With Him?” (Live at Hatfield Polytechnic)
the Beat(US) – “Rock n Roll Girl” (American Bandstand)
Rupert Holmes – “Escape (Pina Colada Song)” (Top of the Pops)
Kenny Loggins – “This is It” (Official Video)
the Muppet Movie
Lipps, Inc – “Funky Town” (Official Video)
M – “Pop Musik” (Official Video)
XTC – “Making Plans for Nigel” (Official Video)
Simple Minds – “Factory” (Live in New York City)
Gang of Four – “Damaged Goods” (Official Video)
Camera Buff
Neil Young – “Hey Hey, My My (Out of the Blue)” (Live Rust)

22. 1978: Rock n Roll is Here to Stay! !

Movies:Music, etc:
Bob Seger – “Old Time Rock n Roll” (Live in San Diego)
John Cougar Melloncamp – “I Need a Lover” (Top of the Pops)
Cheap Trick – “Surrender” (Live in Budokan)
Queen – “Fat Bottomed Girls” (Official Video)
the Blues Brothers – “Soul Man” (SNL)
AC↯DC – “Fling Thing/Rocker” (Live at Glasgow Apollo)
Van Halen Interterview (London)
Van Halen – “Eruption” (Live in Fresno)
Van Halen – “Running With the Devil” (Official Video)
the Buddy Holly Story
Judas Priest – “Rock Forever” (TV Performance)

21. 1977: Misfits

Watched: the American Friend, Rolling Thunder Snubbed: Martin, Stroszek
Andy Gibb – “I Just Want to Be Your Everything” (Midnight Special)
Fleetwood Mac – “Don’t Stop” (Official Video)
Earth Wind & Fire – “Fantasy” (Fan Video)
David Bowie – “Sound & Vision” (Top of the Pops)
Randy Newman – “Short People” (Official Video)
The American Friend
Sex Pistols – “Holidays in the Sun” (Official Video)
the Jam – “In the City” (Top of the Pops)
Ramones – “Sheena is a Punk Rocker” (Official Video)
the Runaways – “School Days” (Top of the Pops)
Generation X – “Kiss Me Deadly” (Fan Video)
Rolling Thunder
Kansas – “Dust in the Wind” (Official Video)

20. 1976: City Lights

Watched: the Killing of a Chinese Bookie, Rocky
Snubbed: Mikey and Nicky, Next Stop, Greenwich Village
Movies:Music, etc:
David Soul – “Don’t Give Up On Us, Baby” (Official Video)
Orleans – “Still the One” (Hits a GoGo)
England Dan and John Ford Coley – “I’d Really Love to See You Tonight” (Midnight Special)
Electric Light Orchestra – “Strange Magic” (Midnight Special)
Boz Skaggs – “Lowdown” (Saturday Night Live)
Maynard Ferguson – “Gonna Fly Now (Rocky Theme)” (Live at Meadowbrook)
Starlight Vocal Band – “Afternoon Delight” (Promo Video)
the Killing of a Chinese Bookie
Boston – “Peace of Mind” (Fan Video)
Thin Lizzy – “the Boys are Back in Town” (TV Performance)
AC↯DC – “Problem Child” (Live at Festival Hall)
Patti Smith – “We’re Going to Have a Real Good Time” (Live in Stockholm)
Eddie and the Hot Rods – “Get Out of Denver” (Top of the Pops)
the Damned – “New Rose” (Official Video)
Wishbone Ash – the King Will Come (Live at Winterland)

19. Ep.19: 1975: Action!!

Watched: Three Days of the Condor, the Man from Hong Kong
Snubbed: the Killer Elite, the French Connection II
Movies:Music, etc:
Bad Company – “Feel Like Makin Love” (Official Video)
Genesis – “the Lamb Lies Down on Broadway” (Live from Shrine Auditorium)
BeBop Deluxe – “Maid in Heaven” (Top of the Pops)
Rush – “Fly By Night” (Official Video)
Abba – “S.O.S.” (Official Video)
Three Days of the Condor
(New Media) Yacht Rock – “8: Gino (the Manager)”
America – “Sister Gold Hair” (Unofficial Video)
Peter Frampton – “Show Me the Way” (Midnight Special)
Steeleye Span – “All Around My Hat” (Official Video)
Billy Joe Spears – “Blanket on the Ground” (Music Shop)
the Man From Hong Kong
Queen – “You’re My Best Friend” (Official Video)

18. 1974: Conspiracy Theory

Watched: Zardoz, Chinatown
Snubbed: the Parallax View, the Conversation
Movies:Music, etc:
Robin Trower – Bridge of Sighs (Top of the Pops)
Elvin Bishop – Fooled Around and Fell in Love (Midnight Special)
Elis Regina & Tom Jobim – “Aguas de Março” (Official Video)
Electric Light Orchestra – “Can’t Get It Out of My Head” (Top of the Pops)
Pilot – “Magic” (Top of the Pops)
Lynyrd Skynyrd – “Sweet Home Alabama” (Unlicensed Video)
Willie Nelson – “Whiskey River” (Live: Austin City Limits)
Bonnie Raitt – “Angel from Montgomery” (Live: Wonderland)
the Doobie Brothers – “Black Water” (Official Video)
Judas Priest – “Rocka Rolla” (BBC)

17. 1973: Destination->FUTURE

Watched: Soylent Green, Westworld, Battle for the Planet of the Apes
Snubbed: World on a Wire
Movies:Music, etc:
Chicago – “Medley – Saturday in the Park/Does Anybody Really Know what Time it is”
Marshall Tucker Band – “Can’t You See”
Steely Dan – “Do It Again”
(TV Spot) Pink Floyd – “Making of – Us and Them”
Soylent Green
(Ad) United Airlines – “Mother Country”
Slade – “Cum On Feel the Noize”
Mott the Hoople – “Honaloochie Boogie”
Rick Derringer – “Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo”
Albert Hammond – “It Never Rains in Southern California”
Waylon Jennings – “Lonesome On’ry and Mean”
Joe Walsh – “Rocky Mountain Way”
Battle for the Planet of the Apes
Led Zeppelin – “Over the Hills and Far Away”

16. 1972: Man Vs Nature

Watched: Agguire: the Wrath of God, Jeremiah Johnson, Silent Running
Snubbed: Deliverence
Yes – “Roundabout”
David Bowie – “Five Years”
Big Star – “Thirteen”
Agguire: the Wrath of God
Rolling stones – “Rocks Off”
Deep Purple – “Highway Star”
Captain Beyond – “Dancing Madly Backwards”
Todd Rundgren – “I Saw the Light”
T. Rex – “Bang a Gong (Get It On)” (request)
King Crimson – “Larks’ Tongues in Aspic” (request)
Jeremiah Johnson
Neil Young – “Old Man”
Townes Van Zandt – “Pancho and Lefty”
Seals and Croft – “Summer Breeze”
Silent Running
the Hollies – “the Air that I Breathe”

15. 1971: Dystopia

Watched: THX-1138, Escape from the Planet of the Apes
Snubbed: Punishment Park, a Clockwork Orange
the Doors – “L.A. Woman”
Pink Floyd – “Fearless”
Creedence Clearwater Revival – “Have You Ever Seen the Rain?”
Rare Earth – “I Just Want to Celebrate”
Badfinger – “Day After Day”
Paul & Linda McCartney – “Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey”
the Who – “Won’t Get Fooled Again”
T. Rex – “Bang a Gong (Get It On)”
Escape from the Planet of the Apes
John Prine – “Sam Stone”

14. 1970: WAR!!

Watched: Catch-22, Patton
Snubbed: Many Wars Ago, M*A*S*H
Conway Twitty – “Hello Darling”
Grateful Dead – “Brokedown Palace”
James Taylor – “Fire and Rain”
Joni Mitchell – “Big Yellow Taxi”
George Harrison – “My Sweet Lord”
Crosby, Stills, Nash – “Woodstock”
the Kinks – Apeman
George Baker Selection – “Little Green Bag”
Edison Lighthouse – “Love Grows”
Simon & Garfunkel – “the Only Living Boy in New York
the Beach Boys – “All I Wanna Do”
the Carpenters – “Close to You”
Led Zeppelin – “Immigrant Song”
Jimi Hendrix – “Machine Gun”

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13. Decade End Special #3: Based Italians

Watched: An Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (’70), Confessions of a Police Captain (’71), White Collar Blues (’75)
Snubbed: An Average Little Man (’77)
Movies:Music, etc:
(TV Spot) Thames Television – “Place in Europe: Historic Venice” (`75)
Rino Gaetano – “Agapito Malteni il Ferroviere” (`74)
Ennio Morricone – “Giu la Testa, Main Theme” (`71)
Fabrizio De Andre – “Crêuza de mä” (`79)
Le Orme – “Amico di Leri” (`76)
Osanna – “L’Uomo” (`71)
Mia Martini – “Minuetto” (`73)
Rino Gaetano – “A Mano A Mano” (`78)
An Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
Rino Gaetano – “Ma il cielo è sempre più” (`75)
I Santo California – “Tornerò” (`75)
Rafaella Carra – “A Far L’amore Comincia tu” (`78)
(TV Spot) Giorgio Moroder – “in the studio with Harold Faltermeyer, modular synthesizer, Moog” (`79)
Giorgio Moroder – “From Here to Eternity (`77)
Ennio Morricone – “Dance On” (`78)
Confessions of a Police Captain
Adriano Celentano – “Svalutation” (`76)
Umberto Tozzi – “Tu” (`78)
Pooh – “Pensiero” (`71)
Jose Feliciano – “Che Sara” (`71)
White Collar Blues
I Santo California – “Dolce Amore Mio” (`75)
Lucio Battisti – “Dieci Ragazze” (`70)

12. Decade End Special #2: Animation

Watched: Watership Down (’78), the Hobbit (’77), the Phantom Tollbooth (’70)
Snubbed: Lupin III: Castle of Cagliostro
MoviesMusic, etc:
*Kraftwerk – “Autobahn” (`75)
(TV Spot) Philip Glass – “Geometry of Circles” (`79)
*Jethro Tull – “Solstice Bells” (`76)
Watership Down
(Ad) Pepsi Cola – “Psychedelic Animated Drive In Theater Ad”
(TV Spot) Sesame Street – “Pinball Machine Countdown”
(Ad) Bubblicious – “Animated Commercial” (`78)
*Leon Russell – “Roll Away the Stone” (`70)
*(TV Spot) Star Wars Holiday Special – “Boba Fett Cartoon” (`78)
*Cat Stevens – “Moonshadow” (`77)
*Pink Floyd – “Pigs (Three Different Ones)” (`77)
the Hobbit
(Ad) KJOI FM Radio – “Animated Commercial” (`79)
*Pink Floyd – “Relics” (`71)
*Genesis – Firth of Fifth (`73)
the Phantom Tollbooth
*Mott the Hoople – “All the Way to Memphis (w/ Felix the Cat)” (`73)
*Animated short or promo

11. Decade End Special #1: Jack Nicholson

Watched: Five Easy Pieces (’70), the Passenger (’75)
Snubbed: the Last Detail (’74), One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (’75)
Movies:Music, etc:
Billy Joel – “Captain Jack” (`76)
Jerry Goldsmith – “Chinatown – Main Theme” (`74)
Bruce Springsteen – “Atlantic City” (Set to King of Marvin Gardens)(`82)
the Rolling Stones – “Jumpin Jack Flash” (`68)
Tammy Wynette – “Stand By Your Man” (`69)
(Movie Clip) Easy Rider – “First of the day, fellas!” (`69)
Steppenwolf – “Born to be Wild” (Set to Easy Rider) (`68)
Five Easy Pieces
(TV Spot) Actor’s Guild Awards – “Jack Nicholson accepts his award on the set of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
the Who (feat. Jack Nicholson) – “Go to the Mirror” (From “Tommy”)
(Movie Clip) As Good as It Gets – “How Do You Write Women So Well?” (`97)
(TV Spot) Ian Johnstone – “Interview with Jack Nicholson” (`82)
AC↯DC – “the Jack” (`79)
the Passenger
(TV Spot) Academy Awards – “Jack Nicholson Wins Best Actor” (`76)
(TV Spot) the Shining Behind the Scenes – “Jack Nicholson prepping for the Shining” (`80)
(Movie Clip) the Shining – “Jack Nicholson Laugh” (`80)
Ray Charles – “Hit the Road Jack” (Set to the Shining) (`60)
the Band – “Atlantic City” (`93)

10. 1979: Heart of Darkness

Watched: Apocalypse Now (Extended Edition), Mad Max
Snubbed: Vengeance is Mine, Wise Blood
Movies:Music, etc:
the Police – “I Can’t Stand Losing You”
the Pretenders – “Brass in My Pocket”
Nick Lowe – “Cruel to Be Kind”
Tubeway Army – “Are Friends Electric?”
Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark – “Electricity”
the Buggles – “Video Killed the Radio Star”
Apocalypse Now (Extended Edition)
Madness – “One Step Beyond”
the B52s – “Rock Lobster”
Joy Division – “Transmission”
the Misfits – “I Turned Into a Martian”
Black Flag – “White Minority/Depression”
Mad Max
Charlie Daniel’s Band – “the Devil Went Down to Georgia”
Supertramp – “Goodbye Stranger”

9. 1978: Beginning of the End

Watched: Days of Heaven, Big Wednesday
Snubbed: the Deer Hunter, Autumn Sonata
Movies:Music, etc:
Dire Straits – “Sultans of Swing”
the Undertones – “Teenage Kicks”
Squeeze – ” Take Me I’m Yours”
Devo – “Jocko Homo”
Peter Gabriel – “Solsberry Hill”
Kate Bush – “Wuthering Heights”
Days of Heaven
(New Media) Yacht Rock – “1: What a Foold Believes”
(New Media) Yacht Rock – “2: Keep the Fire”
Steely Dan – “FM (No Static At All)”
Big Wednesday
Andrew Gold – “Thank You For Being a Friend”
Kenny Rogers – “the Gambler”
the Doobie Bros – “What a Fool Believes”

8. 1977: Hollywood’s Bronze Age

Watched: Star Wars (Despecialized Edition), Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Eraserhead, the Duellists
MoviesMusic. etc:
Queen – “We Will Rock You” (Official Video)
Queen – “We are the Champions” (Official Video)
Electric Light Orchestra – “Living Things” (Unlicensed Video)
Iggy Pop – “the Passenger” (Unofficial Music Video)
David Bowie – “Heroes” (Top of the Pops)
Foreigner – “Feels Like the First Time” (Official Video)
Star Wars (Despecialized Edition)
Ram Jam – “Black Betty” (Official Video)
the Damned – “Neat Neat Neat” (Supersonic)
the Clash – “White Riot” (Official Video)
Elvis Costello – “Radio Radio” (Official Video)
Hall & Oates – “Rich Girl” (Top of the Pops)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Andrew Gold – “Lonely Boy” (Unofficial Video)
Mike McCollum Band – “Down at Greasy Lee’s” (the Gong Show)
Johnny Thunders – “Chinese Rock” (Licensed Video)
Player – “Baby Come Back” (Licensed Video)
Fleetwood Mac – “Never Going Back Again” (Fan Video)
Metro – “Criminal World” (Hits a Go Go)
the Duellists
Warren Zevon – Frank & Jessie James (Live in Studio)

7. 1976: Is It Just Me or Is It Getting Crazier Out There?

Watched: Network, Taxi Driver, God Told Me To
Snubbed: the Tenant
Movies:Music, etc:
Electric Light Orchestra – “Telephone Line” (Licensed Video)
Blue Oyster Cult – “(Don’t Fear) the Reaper” (Licensed Video)
Ramones – “Blitzkrieg Bop” (Licensed Live Video)
Sex Pistols – “Anarchy in the UK” (Supersonic)
Jonathan Richman & the Modern Lovers – “I’m Straight” (Licensed Video)
AC↯DC – “T.N.T.” (Live from Family Jewels)
Boston – “More than a Feeling” (Official Video)
Kansas – “Carry on My Wayward Son” (Official Video)
the Bay City Rollers – “Saturday Night” (Midnight Special)
Taxi Driver
Jeanette – “Porque Te Vas” (Official Video)
Thin Lizzy – “Jailbreak” (Unlicensed Video)
Rainbow – “Tarot Woman” (Licensed Rough Mix Edit)
God Told Me to
Willie Nelson – “Red Headed Stranger” (Austin City Limits)
Chicago – “If You Leave Me Now” (Licensed Video)

6. 1975: Adventure!

Watched: A Boy and His Dog, the Eiger Sanction, the Man Who Would Be King
Snubbed: Dersu Uzala
MoviesMusic, etc:
Parliament – “Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off this Sucker)” (Official Video)
Nazareth – “Hair of the Dog” (Spotlight)
Electric Light Orchestra – “Evil Woman” (Official Video)
Captain and Tennille – “Love Will Keep Us Together” (Official Video)
Pink Floyd – “Wish You Were Here” (Fan Video)
A Boy and His Dog
War – “Why Can’t We Be Friends” (Official Video)
Glenn Campbell – “Rhinestone Cowboy” (Official Video)
(Ad) American Sound – “Stereo Commercial”
Kraftwerk – “Radioactivity” (Official Video)
the Eiger Sanction
Kiss – “Rock and Roll All Night” (Promo Video)
(Ad) Mobil 1 – “The Oil that Saves You Gas”
Aerosmith – “Sweet Emotion” (Official Video)
the Man Who Would Be King
Bruce Springsteen – “Born to Run” (Live at Hammersmith)
10cc – “I’m Not in Love” (Official Video)

5. 1974: Crime!!, pt.II

Watched: the Godfather pt.II, Deathwish, Thunderboldt & Lightfoot
Snubbed: the Taking of Pelham 123
Movies:Music, etc:
Bachman Turner Overdrive – “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet”
Gram Parsons – “Grevious Angel” (Fan Slideshow)
Richard & Linda Thompson – “I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight”
Queen – Killer Queen
Hall & Oates – She’s Gone
the Godfather pt.II
(TV Spot) ABC News In depth – “One Day a Computer Will Fit on a desk”
(Ad) Parliament Funkadelic – “Up For the Down Stroke”
(TV Spot) Valley of the Dinosaurs – “cartoon opening”
(TV Spot) Black Sabbath – “Cartoon”
Black Sabbath – “Children of the Grave”
Abba – “Waterloo”
Death Wish
Ronnie Lane – “Ooh La La”
Thunderboldt & Lightfoot

4. 1973: Cozier Days

Watched: Badlands, the Sting, American Graffiti
Snubbed: Paper Moon
King Harvest – “Dancing in the Moonlight” (Fan Video)
John Cale – “Paris, 1919” (Fan Slideshow)
Procol Harum – “the Grand Hotel” (TV Performance)
Lynyrd Skynyrd – “Simple Man” (Official Video)
Mott the Hoople – “All the Way to Memphis” (Fan Video, Felix the Cat)
(Ad) Pringles – “Newfangled Potato Chips”
ZZ Top – “La Grange” (Fan Video, Peanuts Gang)
the Sting
Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn – Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man (TV Performance)
Thin Lizzy – “Whiskey in the Jar” (Fan Video)
Argent – “God Gave Rock and Roll to You” (Old Grey Whistle Test)
Thunderboldt & Lightfoot
Elton John – “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” (Top of the Pops)

3. 1972: Crime!!!

Watched: the Godfather, the Harder They Come
Snubbed: Caliber 9, the Getaway (broken link, smh)
Movies:Music, Etc:
Randy Newman – “Dayton Ohio, 1903” (Fan Slideshow)
the Modern Lovers – “The Modern World” (Fan Video, Boston circa 1972)
the Rolling Stones – “Happy” (Fan Slideshow)
Raspberries – “I Wanna Be With You” (TV Performance)
Looking Glass – “Brandy” (Rolling on the River)
Randy Newman – “Political Science” (Fan Animated Video)
the Godfather
the O’jays – “Love Train” (Soul Train Dancing)
David Bowie – “Ziggy Stardust” (Fan Video, Footage from Live in Santa Monica)
T. Rex – “Metal Guru” (TV Performance)
Alice Cooper – “School’s Out” (TV Performance, AU)
Adriano Celentano – “Prisencolinensinainciuso” (TV Performance)
the Carpenters – “Goodbye to Love” (Fan Video)
the Harder they Come
Don McLean – “American Pie” (BBC)

2. 1971: Cars!!!

Watched: the French Connection, Duel, Vanishing Point
Snubbed: Two Lane Blacktop

1. 1970: (no theme)

Watched: Waterloo
Snubbed: the Honeymoon Killers, Colossus: the Forbin Project, the Conformist

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