The 1998 playlists

From May 1998 - May 1999, Crap From The Past ran as an internet only show at KFAI.org.  The shows were about fifteen minutes long, and were pre-produced (rather than done live).  The shows ceased production in May 1999, shortly after Crap From The Past found a weekly slot in KFAI's broadcast schedule.

Program 32: "1998 - The Year In Crap" (aired December 13, 1998 - January 3, 1999)

Show contains excerpts from the following songs, all released in 1998:
THE ECHO OF YOUR WHISPER - Donny Osmond
BEAUTIFUL NIGHT - Paul McCartney
CAN YOU FALL IN LOVE AGAIN - Eddie Money
I DON'T WANT TO GROW OLD ALONE - Atlanta Rhythm Section
KAREN'S THEME - Richard Carpenter
THE SKY IS FALLING - Daryl Hall and John Oates
WHY NOT ME - Michael Damian
MY MY MY - The Whispers
IMAGINARY GIRL - John Waite
SAVING GRACE - .38 Special
LOVE STILL GOOD - Chico DeBarge
GREASE (Remix) - Frankie Valli
SECRETS - Loverboy
COULD YOU BE LOVED - Joe Cocker
SHE DOESN'T NEED ME ANYMORE - Peter Cetera
ALL ROADS LEADS TO YOU - Chicago
WHEN I GET OVER YOU - Juice Newton
ISLAND FEVER - Jimmy Buffett
THE AIR THAT I BREATHE - Simply Red
I HONESTLY LOVE YOU - Olivia Newton-John
I STAND ALONE - Steve Perry
BLESS A BRAND NEW ANGEL - Benny Mardones
JUST BREATHE - Kenny Loggins
TIME - Lionel Richie
OOH LA LA - Rod Stewart
DEBBIE - The B-52's
WALKING IN AVALON - Christopher Cross
WHEN WE RAN - Linda Ronstadt
SLOW LOVE - Gino Vannelli
LA DI DA - Ringo Starr
STANDING TOGETHER - George Benson
REMEMBER ME - Journey
I KNOW - Luther Vandross
WISH I WERE YOU - Patty Smyth
I JUST WANNA BE LOVED - Culture Club
STRONG STRONG WIND - Heart
FROM A MOVING TRAIN - America
ON A DAY LIKE TODAY - Bryan Adams
MY HEART BELONGS TO YOU - Peabo Bryson
TRUE COLORS - Phil Collins
SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES - Julio Iglesias with All-4-One
NO BRIDGE I WOULDN'T CROSS - David Cassidy
I STILL HAVE THAT OTHER GIRL - Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach
ONLY WHEN I LOSE MYSELF - Depeche Mode
THE CRAZY CRIES OF LOVE - Joni Mitchell
AS TIME GOES BY - Neil Diamond
IF WE'RE NOT IN LOVE - Patti Austin
OUTSIDE - George Michael
DON'T LET THIS MOMENT END - Gloria Estefan
NAKED IN THE JUNGLE - Van Morrison
STAY - The Temptations


Program 31: "We Had Joy, We Had Fun, We Had Crap" (aired December 6-13, 1998)

excerpt RING RING RING (HA HA HEY) - De La Soul (1991)
SEASONS IN THE SUN - Terry Jacks (1974)
SEASONS IN THE SUN - The Kingston Trio (1964)
LE MORIBOND (The Dying Man) - Jacques Brel (1961) [original version of Seasons In The Sun]
THEY LONG TO BE CLOSE TO YOU - Dionne Warwick (1965)
THEY LONG TO BE CLOSE TO YOU - Richard Chamberlain (1963) [original version of 1970 Carpenters hit]


Program 30: "It Don't Mean Crap If You Ain't Got That Swing" (aired November 29 - December 6, 1998)

excerpt from THE ABILITY TO SWING - Thomas Dolby (1988)
GOODY TWO SHOES - Adam Ant (1983)
excerpt from STAND BY - Roman Holliday [anemic 45 version] (1983)
STAND BY - Roman Holliday [superior LP version] (1983)
DELIRIOUS - Prince (1983)
JUMPIN' JIVE - Joe Jackson (1981)


Program 29: "Jim Steinman - Master of Bombast" (aired November 22-29, 1998)

ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH - Jim Steinman (1981) [original version of the 1994 Meatloaf hit]
IT'S ALL COMING BACK TO ME NOW - Pandora's Box (1989) [original version of the 1996 Celine Dion hit]


Program 28: "Three Remakes" (aired November 15-22, 1998)

excerpt from SUPERMAN - R.E.M. (1986)
SUPERMAN - The Clique (1969)
excerpt from THEY DON'T KNOW - Tracey Ullman (1984)
THEY DON'T KNOW - Kirsty MacColl (1979)
excerpt from HEART AND SOUL - Huey Lewis and the News (1983)
HEART AND SOUL - Exile (1981)


Program 27: "Keep Your Feet On The Ground And Keep Reaching For The Stars On 45 - Part 2" (aired November 8-15, 1998)

excerpt from UPTOWN FESTIVAL - Shalamar (1977)
POP GOES THE MOVIES - Meco (1982)
HOOKED ON SWING - Larry Elgart and his Manhattan Swing Orchestra (1982)
HOOKED ON ROCK CLASSICS - London Symphony Orchestra (1982)
MEDLEY U.S.A. - Creedence Clearwater Revival (1981)


Program 26: "Keep Your Feet On The Ground And Keep Reaching For The Stars On 45 - Part 1" (aired November 1-8, 1998)

MEDLEY - Stars On 45 (1981)
MEDLEY II - Stars On 45 (1981)
MORE STARS - Stars On 45 (1981)
STARS ON 45 III (TRIBUTE TO STEVIE WONDER) - Stars On 45 (1982)


Program 25: "SHUT UP" (aired October 25 - November 1, 1998)

WORLD SHUT YOUR MOUTH - Julian Cope (1987)
TELL THAT GIRL TO SHUT UP - Holly And The Italians (1980)
DON'T TELL ME - Blancmange (1984)
SHADDUP YOU FACE - Joe Dolce (1981)
YOU TALK TOO MUCH - Run-D.M.C. (1985)


Program 24: "RBG turns 30 - four songs from my childhood" (aired October 18-25, 1998)

SAUSALITO SUMMERNIGHT - Diesel (1981)
WHAT DO ALL THE PEOPLE KNOW - The Monroes (1982)
KAYLEIGH - Marillion (1985)
DON'T SHED A TEAR - Paul Carrack (1988)


Program 23: "Thomas Dolby's Birthday" (aired October 11-18, 1998)

excerpt from GET OUT OF MY MIX - Dolby's Cube (1983)
NEW TOY - Lene Lovich [Written by Thomas Dolby] (1981)
RADIO SILENCE - Thomas Dolby [LP version] (1983)
HOWARD THE DUCK - Dolby's Cube (1986)
SALSA PICANTE - Thomas Dolby [HOT SAUCE sung in Spanish] (1988)


Program 22: "Chris DeBurgh and Tony Carey" (aired October 4-11, 1998)

DON'T PAY THE FERRYMAN - Chris DeBurgh (1983)
HIGH ON EMOTION - Chris DeBurgh (1984)
WHY ME - Planet P [featuring Tony Carey] (1983)
A FINE FINE DAY - Tony Carey (1984)
excerpt from THE FIRST DAY OF SUMMER - Tony Carey (1984)


Program 21: "Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five" (aired September 27-October 4, 1998)

excerpt from THE MESSAGE - Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five (1982)
excerpt from WHITE LINES (DON'T DON'T DO IT) - Grandmaster Flash and Melle Mel (1983)
excerpt from CAVERN - Liquid Liquid (1983) [provided instrumental backing track for White Lines]
SUPERAPPIN' - Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five (1979) [obscure 12" on Enjoy Records]


Program 20: "A Gardner Cole Medley" (aired September 20-27, 1998)

ANOTHER LOVER - Giant Steps (1988)
STRANGE BUT TRUE - Times Two (1988)
MOST OF ALL - Jody Watley (1988)
OPEN YOUR HEART - Madonna (1987)


Program 19: "Debbie Gibson and Tiffany: Two Important Birthdays" (aired September 13-20, 1998)

SHAKE YOUR LOVE (12") - Debbie Gibson (1987)
excerpt from ONLY WORDS - Deborah [sic] Gibson (1997)
I SAW HIM STANDING THERE - Tiffany (1988)
I THINK WE'RE ALONE NOW (12") - Tiffany (1987)
excerpt from I SHOT TIFFANY - Deth Boat (1988)


Program 18: "Siobhan Fahey and Dave Stewart's Birthdays" (aired September 6-13, 1998)

excerpt from LILY WAS HERE - Candy Dulfer and Dave Stewart (1991)
I ONLY WANNA BE WITH YOU - The Tourists (1979)
THORN IN MY SIDE - Eurythmics (1986)
SHY BOY (DON'T IT MAKE YOU FEEL GOOD) - Bananarama (1983)
I DON'T CARE [Radio edit from CD single] - Shakespear's Sister (1992)


Program 17: "Three Is A Magic Number" (aired August 30-September 6, 1998)

YEAH YEAH YEAH - Judson Spence (1988)
DA DA DA - Trio (1982)
excerpt from PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE - James Brown (1956)
excerpt from PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE - James Brown (1962)
excerpt from PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE - James Brown (1974)
excerpt from BUZZ BUZZ BUZZ - Hollywood Flames (1957)
excerpt from FUN FUN FUN - Beach Boys (1964)
excerpt from TURN TURN TURN - The Byrds (1965)
excerpt from STOP STOP STOP - The Hollies (1966)
excerpt from SHAME SHAME SHAME - Shirley and Company (1975)
excerpt from MORE MORE MORE - Andrea True Connection (1976)
excerpt from YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY - Ohio Express (1968)
excerpt from TONIGHT TONIGHT TONIGHT - Genesis (1987)
excerpt from BABY BABY BABY - TLC (1992)
excerpt from REAL REAL REAL - Jesus Jones (1991)
excerpt from GIVE GIVE GIVE ME MORE MORE MORE - The Wonder Stuff (1988)
excerpt from MONEY MONEY MONEY - Abba (1976)
excerpt from DANCE DANCE DANCE (YOWSAH YOWSAH YOWSAH) - Chic (1977)
excerpt from GIMME GIMME GIMME - Abba (1979)
excerpt from KISS KISS KISS - Yoko Ono (1980)
excerpt from SAY SAY SAY - Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson (1983)
excerpt from HOT HOT HOT - Arrow (1984)
excerpt from HOT HOT HOT - The Cure (1987)
excerpt from THREE IS A MAGIC NUMBER - Blind Melon (1996)
THREE IS A MAGIC NUMBER - Bob Dorough (1973?)
excerpt from MAGIC NUMBER - De La Soul (1989)


Program 16: "Hey! You Stole My Production Techniques!" (aired August 23-30, 1998)

OH SHEILA - Ready For The World (1985)
excerpt from ROCKIT - Herbie Hancock (1983)
excerpt from SITUATION - Yaz (1982)
AXEL F - Harold Faltermeyer (1985)
excerpt from FAME - David Bowie (1975)
HOT - James Brown (1977)


Program 15: "Babylon" (aired August 16-23, 1998)

excerpt from BABYLON SISTERS - Steely Dan (1980)
VOICES OF BABYLON - The Outfield (1989)
RIVERS OF BABYLON - Boney M (1978)
HOURGLASS - Squeeze [from LP "Babylon and On"] (1987)
STONEHENGE - Spinal Tap (1984)


Program 14: "Donnie Wahlberg's Birthday" (aired August 9-16, 1998)

excerpt from THIS ONE'S FOR THE CHILDREN - New Kids On The Block (1989)
excerpt from TONIGHT - New Kids On The Block (1990)
HANGIN' TOUGH - New Kids On The Block (1989)
excerpt from STEP BY STEP - New Kids On The Block (1990)
Interview snippets from New Kids On The Block (1990)
NEW KID (ON THE BLOCK) - Barenaked Ladies (1992)
NEW KIDS GOT RUN OVER BY A REINDEER - produced by Z-100, Portland (1989)


Program 13: "Joe Jackson's Birthday" (aired August 2-9, 1998)

I'M THE MAN - Joe Jackson (1979)
THE HARDER THEY COME - Joe Jackson (1980)
YOU CAN'T GET WHAT YOU WANT ('TIL YOU KNOW WHAT YOU WANT) [12" version] - Joe Jackson (1984)
excerpt from STEPPIN' OUT - Joe Jackson (1982)
excerpt from GOT THE TIME - Joe Jackson (1979)


Program 12: "Styx and Stones" (aired July 26-August 2, 1998)

MUSIC TIME - Styx (1984)
excerpt from DEAR JOHN - Styx (1997)
UNDERCOVER OF THE NIGHT - Rolling Stones (1983)
excerpt from THE HARLEM SHUFFLE - Bob and Earl (1963)
excerpt from ANYBODY SEEN MY BABY - Rolling Stones (1997)
excerpt from CONSTANT CRAVING - k.d. lang (1993)
excerpt from GIRLS WITH GUNS - Tommy Shaw (1984)


Program 11: "All That Glitters: Andrew Gold's Birthday" (aired July 19-26, 1998)

LONELY BOY - Andrew Gold (1977)
excerpt from THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND - Andrew Gold (1978)
RIGHT BETWEEN THE EYES - Wax [Andrew Gold and Graham Gouldman] (1986)
GOLD - Spandau Ballet (1984)
excerpt from GOLD - John Stewart (1979)


Program 10: "What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?" (aired July 12-19, 1998)

I WANNA BE A LIFEGUARD - Blotto (1980)
I WANNA BE YOUR DRILL INSTRUCTOR - Abagail Mead and Nigel Goulding (1987)
I WANNA BE A COWBOY - Boys Don't Cry (1986)
I WANNA BE A FLINTSTONE - Screaming Blue Messiahs (1987)


Program 9: "Sur-real People" (aired July 5-12, 1998)

SERIOUS - Donna Allen, not Byron Allen (1987)
MODERN DAY DELILAH - Van Stephenson, not Skip Stephenson (1984)
HUBBA HUBBA ZOOT ZOOT - Wesley Willard and the 709's, not Fred Willard (1982)
HOME AND DRY - Gerry Rafferty, not Bill Rafferty (1978)


Program 8: "Laura Branigan's Birthday" (aired June 28 - July 5, 1998)

excerpt from GLORIA - Laura Branigan (1982)
GLORIA - Umberto Tozzi (1979) [original version of Laura Branigan hit]
excerpt from SELF CONTROL - Laura Branigan (1984)
SELF CONTROL - Raf (1984) [original version of Laura Branigan hit]
excerpt from HOW AM I SUPPOSED TO LIVE WITHOUT YOU - Laura Branigan (1983)
excerpt from THE POWER OF LOVE - Laura Branigan (1988)
SHATTERED GLASS - Laura Branigan (1987)


Program 7: "A Word In Spanish" (aired June 21-28, 1998)

CALL ME [in Spanish] - Blondie (1980)
POR AMOR VIVIREMOS ["Love Will Keep Us Together" in Spanish] - El Capitan Y Tennille (1975)
MAMA MIA [in Spanish] - Abba (1982)
MICKEY [in Spanish] - Toni Basil (1982)


Program 6: "Todd Rundgren's Birthday" (aired June 14-21, 1998)

EARN ENOUGH FOR US - XTC (1986)
excerpt from HELLO IT'S ME - Nazz (1969)
excerpt from HELLO IT'S ME - Todd Rundgren (1973)
I DON'T MIND AT ALL - Bourgeois Tagg (1987)
ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT - Jules Shear [original version of the Cyndi Lauper hit] (1983)


Program 5: "The Darkness Show" (aired June 7-14, 1998)

LIGHTS OUT [12"] - Lights Out (1984)
WHEN THE LIGHTS GO OUT - Naked Eyes (1983)
DANCING IN THE DARK [horrendous 12" version] - Bruce Springsteen (1984)


Program 4: "Prince's Birthday" (aired May 31 - June 7, 1998)

NASTY GIRL - Vanity 6 (1982)
A LOVE BIZARRE - Sheila E (1985)
excerpt from I FEEL FOR YOU - Pointer Sisters (1982)
excerpt from STAND BACK - Stevie Nicks (1983)
excerpt from MANIC MONDAY - The Bangles (1986)
excerpt from SUGAR WALLS - Sheena Easton (1984)
excerpt from OH SHEILA - Ready For The World [cheesy Prince imitators] (1985)
excerpt from NOTHING COMPARES 2 U - Sinead O'Connor (1990)
NOTHING COMPARES 2 U - The Family (1985)


Program 3: "Embarrassed Women" (aired May 24-31, 1998)

excerpt from YOU OUGHTA KNOW - Alanis Morissette (1995)
excerpt from HAND IN MY POCKET - Alanis Morissette (1995)
WALK AWAY - Alanis Morissette (1991)
excerpt from OH YEAH - Alanis Morissette (1991)
THE LAST TIME - Sheryl Crow (1990)
excerpt from GOD - Tori Amos (1994)
THE BIG PICTURE - Y Kant Tori Read [Tori Amos] (1988)


Program 2: "The Big Lebowski Show" (aired May 17-24, 1998)

RIP IN HEAVEN - 'til Tuesday (1989)
AUTOBAHN - Kraftwerk (1975)
HELDEN ["Heroes" sung in German] - David Bowie (1977)


Program 1: "Stevie Wonder's Birthday" (aired May 10-17, 1998)

LET'S GET SERIOUS - Jermaine Jackson (1980)
TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD - Rufus f/ Chaka Khan (1974)
BRUCE - Rick Springfield (1984)
AS - Stevie Wonder (1977)