Caller in HI suggests the topic 'songs with lyrics you can't understand.'
Luke from MI likes to name instruments.
Rob from ON wants a euphemism show, cuz he's dirty.
Gary introduces today's topic by YET AGAIN forgetting who suggested it. This earns the whole gang a
Pat kicks it off with Rockpile - "If sugar was as sweet as you" from Seconds of Pleasure
Gary shares the baritone version of Iggy Pop - "Candy" from Brick By Brick.
"I've seen Iggy Pop shirtless more than I've seen my wife naked.'"
- Pat Francis
Pat plays the Bad Boys from Boston: Aerosmith - "Cheesecake" from Night in the Ruts
Gay breaks out Nellie McKay's "Cupcake" from Pretty Little Head
It's time to get dirty with Christine Aguilera - "Candyman" from Back to Basics
Gary wants some "Ice Cream" from the New Young Pony Club
Pat goes classic with "Brown Sugar" from Sticky Fingers
Gary gives us the surprising commercially successful song from The Flaming Lips - "She Don't Use Jelly" from Transmissions from the Satellite Heart
Pat and Suzanne Vega gives some sweet, smooth "Caramel" from 99.9F°.
The song is interrupted by Pat's upstairs neighbor. Their fucking kid is messing with Pat's stuff. That kid deserves a beating!
Friend of the show Amanda Zimmerman shared her suggestion for the show: "Sweet Disposition" from the Temper Trap from their self-titled album.
Gary shares a similarly tempered song with TV on the Radio - "Return to Cookie Mountain" from an album of the same name.
After sharing his apologies with Fall Out Boy for skipping "Sugar, We're Going Down", Pat goes into Billy Falcon - "Sugar" from his album Made Man.
Gary gets folksy/Elliott Smithy with Mary Lou Lord - "Shake Sugary" from Got No Shadow
Pat's songs are dropping like flies! He has to apologize to The Four Seasons for not playing "Candy Girl" [ed. note: good call]. Instead he plays the title track from Counting Crows [ed. note: bad call] album "Hard Candy"
During the introduction of this song Pat hits his mouth on the mic stand. Pat's sure that it's the fault of that god damn upstairs neighbor kid. Man-oh-man, he is going to get it when Pat gets home!
Gary brings the southern rockabilly with NRBQ - "RC Cola and Moon Pie" from Uncommon Denominators
The Red Rocker makes an overdue appearance with Montrose - "Rock Candy" from their badass self-titled album.
Gary recommends some beach reading Tenth of December by George Saunders which is a funny book with addresses the alienation of modern life. The group Grandaddy perfectly captures this bittersweet feeling with their song "Stray Dog and the Chocolate Shake" from Sumday.
Pat is stalking this woman (or, more accurately, this woman's representation) to get her on the show. In the meantime, we can only enjoy her records: Lisa Loeb - "Taffy" from the album Tails.
Gary says he could watch a taffy pulling machines all day. [ed. note: I wholeheartedly agree!!]
Gary brings us the beautiful, feedback laden tones of Jesus and Mary Chain - "Just Like Honey" from the album Psychocandy.
Pat finishes up with the New Wave classic "I Want Candy" by Bow Wow Wow.
Gary says that Bow Wow Wow has one of the greatest album titles of all time: