Lock up your medicine cabinets, the sensational second episode of West Midlands Hospital Radio is here!
This week we dispense with the pleasantries, pump up the Valium, and pray that the drugs do work as we pick up prescription hits from all four corners of the rock and roll pharmacy. We've got more than enough high times, drug songs and mind-expanding sing-alongs to take the edge off the hurt for a couple of hours.
Your host Andrew Wolfman (me!) just says yes to music from Black Sabbath, Hüsker Dü, Huey Lewis (and the News!) plus, this being drug week, there's a proper tops-off, hands-aloft mega rave. (Don't worry, we'll warn you when the tops-off mega rave starts).
Also, there are some reasonably funny jokes.
Parental warnings: Strong drug references throughout, plus after 43m I call Ted Nugent "a twat". At 55m the band Drug Church really let rip and at 1h 54m there is some talk of the ITV4 TV show 'Tattoo Wankers'. On the plus side, if you stick around to the very end, there is a very funny joke about a horse that kids are just going to love.
Here are this week’s hits!
Sonic Youth – Dirty Boots
Hüsker Dü – Eight Miles High
Bomb The Bass (Featuring Justin Warfield) – Bug Powder Dust
St. Vincent – Pills
The Vibrators – Amphetamine Blue
Amyl and The Sniffers – 70’s Street Munchies
Harry ‘The Hipster’ Gibson – Who Put the Benzedrine in Mrs Murphy’s Ovaltine?
Chris T-T – The Headcold Bit of the Winter
The Nation of Ulysses – Aspirin Kid
Amboy Dukes – Journey to the Center (sic) of the Mind
Helium – Pat’s Trick
Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers – Chinese Rocks
Ella Fitzgerald – Wacky Dust
Drug Church – Weed Pin
The Smoke – My Friend Jack
Black Sabbath – Sweet Leaf
The Dramatics – The Devil is Dope
The Temptations – Cloud Nine
Other Half – Mr. Pharmacist
Giant Drag – High Friends in Places
Dillinger – Cokane in My Brain
Peter Cook and Dudley Moore – The L.S. Bumblebee
Beck – Steve Threw Up
Nirvana – Lithium
Huey Lewis & The News – I Want a New Drug
Neil Young – The Needle & The Damage Done
Codeine – D
E-Zee Possee – Everything Starts With an ‘E’
D-Mob (Featuring Gary Haisman) – We Call It Acieed
Josh Wink – Higher State of Consciousness
BMX Bandits – Serious Drugs
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