Freaker's Ball

Tuesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Genres: Classic Rock, Progressive Rock, Southern Rock, Folk Rock, Psychedelic Rock
Hosts: Mitchell Manguno, Mac Pitts

The Freaker’s Ball is dedicated to spinning vinyl from WREK’s early years (1968 through the 1970s) with special attention to playing the unique and diverse music WREK was founded on. Whether it’s rock, funk, psychedelic, folk, country rock, soul or simply the sounds of the day, it can all be heard here every Tuesday at noon on The Freaker’s Ball.

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Freaker’s Ball | #94 | 2019 November 05

“They paved paradise and put up a parking lot” – Joni Mitchell

  • Rainy Night House – Joni Mitchell
  • The Priest – Joni Mitchell
  • Blue Boy – Joni Mitchell
  • Big Yellow Taxi – Joni Mitchell
  • Woodstock – Joni Mitchell
  • Woodstock – Joni Mitchell
  • The Circle Game – Joni Mitchell
  • I Feel the Earth Move – Carole King
  • So Far Away – Carole King
  • It’s Too Late – Carole King
  • Home Again – Carole King
  • Beautiful – Carole King
  • Way over Yonder – Carole King
  • Wishing Well – Maggie Bell
  • Suicide – Maggie Bell
  • I Was in Chains – Maggie Bell
  • If You Don’t Know – Maggie Bell

Freaker’s Ball | #93 | 2019 October 22

I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die” – Johnny Cash

  • Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
  • Dark as the Dungeon – Johnny Cash
  • I Still Miss Someone – Johnny Cash
  • Cocaine Blues – Johnny Cash
  • 25 Minutes to Go – Johnny Cash
  • Orange Blossom Special – Johnny Cash
  • The Long Black Veil – Johnny Cash
  • Send a Picture of Mother – Johnny Cash
  • The Wall – Johnny Cash
  • Dirty Old Egg-Suckin’ Dog – Johnny Cash
  • Flushed from the Bathroom of Your Heart – Johnny Cash
  • Jackson – Johnny Cash & June Carter
  • Girl from the North Country – Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash
  • Nashville Skyline Rag – Bob Dylan
  • To Be Alone with You – Bob Dylan
  • I Threw It All Away – Bob Dylan
  • Peggy Day – Bob Dylan
  • One More Night – Bob Dylan

 

Freaker’s Ball | #92 | 2019 October 08

“Jesus died for somebody’s sins but not mine” – Patti Smith

  • See No Evil – Television
  • Venus – Television
  • Friction – Television
  • Marquee Moon – Television
  • 3rd Generation Nation – Dead Boys
  • I Won’t Look Back – Dead Boys
  • I Don’t Wanna Be No Catholic Boy – Dead Boys
  • Flame Thrower Love – Dead Boys
  • Son of Sam – Dead Boys
  • Gloria – Patti Smith
  • Redondo Beach – Patti Smith
  • Birdland – Patti Smith
  • Free Money – Patti Smith

 

Freaker’s Ball | #91 | 2019 October 01

“Me, babe, I’m in a rock n’ roll band” – Lou Reed

  • I’m Waiting for the Man – The Velvet Underground
  • Sweet Jane – The Velvet Underground
  • Lonesome Cowboy Bill – The Velvet Underground
  • Beginning to See the Light – The Velvet Underground
  • Join the Band – Little Feat
  • Fat Man In The Bathtub – Little Feat
  • All That You Dream – Little Feat
  • Oh Atlanta – Little Feat
  • Old Folks’ Boogie – Little Feat
  • New Feeling – Talking Heads
  • A Clean Break – Talking Heads
  • Don’t Worry About the Government – Talking Heads
  • Pulled Up – Talking Heads

 

Freaker’s Ball | #90 | 2018 April 24

Image result for jimmy buffett down to earth

We the unwilling (to believe in the lie) have done so much (survive) for so little, now attempt to do the impossible (rebirth) with nothing (but ourselves).

The Freaker’s Ball

Song Artist Album Year
“Daughter of the Night”

“If Not for You”

“Do It Again”

“Wild Night”

“Long Train Running”

Richie Havens The End of the Beginnning 1976
“Captain America”

“Ain’t He a Genius”

“Turnabout”

“There’s Nothin’ Soft About Hard Times”

“I Can’t Be Your Hero Today”

“Truckstop Salvation”

Jimmy Buffett Down to Earth 1970
“Truth’ll Set You Free”

“Burning Love”

“Dis Go Dis Way, Dis Go Dat Way”

“Hard Rock Lover”

Mother’s Finest Another Mother Further 1977