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 | #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

 

Freaker’s Ball | #66 | 2017 April 4

Today we’re doing a Yardbirds retrospective. Remember the Yardbirds? Well, now you will. F-reak-e-rs:::::Ba-l-l.

Track Listing

Song Artist Album Year
Too Much Monkey Business

Smokestack Lightnin

Here ‘Tis

The Yardbirds “Five Live Yardbirds” 1964
For Your Love

I’m Not Talking

I Ain’t Done Wrong

The Yardbirds “For Your Love”
1965
Evil Hearted You

Still I’m Sad

Heart Full of Soul

Train Kept A-Rollin

The Yardbirds “Having A Rave Up with The Yardbirds”
1965
Lost Woman

Over Under Sideways Down

What Do You Want

The Yardbirds “Yardbirds (Roger the Engineer)” 1966
Smile on Me

White Summer

Drinking Muddy Water

The Yardbirds “Little Games” 1967

Freaker’s Ball | #65 | 2017 March 14

Today we listen to some Deep Purple. Some of the Mk. I line-up, In Rock, and then some Machine Head. Join in. Freaker’s Ball.

Track Listing (listen on Spotify)

Song Artist Album Year
Wring That Neck Deep Purple “The Book of Taliesyn” 1968
all tracks Deep Purple “Deep Purple in Rock” 1970
Space Truckin’ Deep Purple “Machine Head” 1972

 

Freaker’s Ball | #64 | 2017 March 7

We’re listening to Paul Rodgers and associated acts today. Listen. Learn.

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Track Listing (listen on Spotify)

Song Artist Album Year
The Highway Song

The Stealer

On My Way

Be My Friend

Free “Highway” 1970
Live for the Music

Simple Man

Honey Child

Love Me Somebody

Run with the Pack

Bad Company “Run with the Pack” 1976
Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy

Crazy Circles

Gone, Gone, Gone

Evil Wind

Early in the Wind

Bad Company “Desolation Angels” 1979