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 | #71 | 2017 May 9

Possible End in a Possible Universe.

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Track Listing (Spotify link)

Song Artist Album Year
“Gypsy Woman’s Passion” REO Speedwagon REO Speedwagon
1971
“Let Me Ride” REO Speedwagon T.W.O.
1972
“Atomic Punk”

“Feel Your Love Tonight”

Van Halen Van Halen
1978
“Back Up Against the Wall” Atlanta Rhythm Section Back Up Against the Wall 1973
“Police Police” Atlanta Rhythm Section Red Tape 1976
“Three Horned Dragon King” Jade Warrior Released 1971
“Silver Peacock” Beggars Opera Waters of Change 1971
“Up on the Ground”

“Gemini”

Quatermass Quatermass
1970

 

Freaker’s Ball | #70 | 2017 May 2

History and Time.

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Track Listing (Spotify link)

Song Artist Album Year
“Playing the Game” Gentle Giant The Power and the Glory
1974
“The Knife” Genesis Trespass
1970
“In the Wake of Poseidon” King Crimson In the Wake of Poseidon 1970
“Master Builder” Gong You 1974
“Chord Change” Camel Moonmadness
1976
“Trauma” Gomorrha Trauma 1971
“Meadow Meal” Faust Faust
1971

 

Freaker’s Ball | #69 | 2017 April 25

Find me in the darkness, Comus; a whisper of a dream ensnared. Follow…

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Track Listing (Spotify link)

Song Artist Album Year
“At My Home” Twenty Sixty Six & Then Reflections on the Future 1972
“Get On the Line” Steel Mill Green Eyed God
1972
“Flesh and Blood” Birth Control Operation 1971
“Mobius Trip” H.P. Lovecraft H.P. Lovecraft II
1968
“The Bite” Comus First Utterance 1971
“Round” Armageddon Armageddon
1970
“Mankind, Where Do You Go” Virus Thoughts
1970
“What Can a Poor Boy Do (But to be a Streetfighting Man)?” Out of Focus Out of Focus  1971
“Delusion” McChurch Soundroom Delusion 1971
“Childlike Faith In Childhood’s End” Van Der Graaf Generator Still Life 1976

 

Freaker’s Ball | #68 | 2017 April 18

Spinach me, baby.

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Track Listing (Spotify link)

Song Artist Album Year
“All American Man”

“Rockin’ in the U.S.A.”

“Larger Than Life”

“Rocket Ride”

“Any Way You Want It”

KISS Alive II 1977
“Snow Blind” Ace Frehley Ace Frehley 1978
“2,000 Man” KISS Dynasty 1979
“Got Love for Sale” KISS Love Gun 1977
“Baroque #1” Ultimate Spinach Ultimate Spinach 1968
“Places of Light” Brainticket Cottonwoodhill
 1971
“Freelance Fiend” Leaf Hound Growers of Mushroom
 1971
“Green Eyed God” Steel Mill Green Eyed God  1972

 

Freaker’s Ball | #67 | 2017 April 11

Oh lord, like earth and sand
Why wait for my command?
Come for me, I’ll come for man

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Track Listing (Spotify link)

Song Artist Album Year
Tarot Woman Rainbow “Rising”  1976
World Felt “Felt”
 1971
Clean Innocent Fun Arzachel “Arzachel”
 1969
For Love (I Come Your Friend) George Duke “The Aura Will Prevail”  1974
Old Slippers George Duke “Feel”  1974
Every Step of the Way Santana “Caravanserai”  1972
Alucard Gentle Giant “Gentle Giant”  1970
In a Glass House Gentle Giant “In a Glass House”  1973