BIG ENCHILADA 117: Frog Girl and Friends

Welcome to the freakishly delightful new episode of The Big Enchilada. It’s a mutant sock hop for the Frog Girl and her swinging cohorts, rockin’ and rollin’ to a spectacular line-up. Party til you croak!

Here’s the playlist:(Background Music: Leap Frog by Les Brown)
Miss Froggy by Warren Smith
Let’s Go to Mars by Barrence Whitfield & The Savages
Read You Your Rights by The Electric Mess
Don’t Mess With Me by Rattanson
Dirty Photographs by The Bonnevilles
Daddy Frog by Big Daddy & The Little Sisters

(Background Music: Frog Legs Rag by James Scott)
Mind Mower by Toads of the Short Forest
Wimp by Jean Caffeine 
Demonica by The Dwarves
Better Than You by He Who Cannot Be Named
Screaming Rummy by Drawer Devils
Before I Die by Guttercats
Little LuLu Frog by T. Valentine

(Background Music: Frog Bog by Moondog)
Froggy by Danny Dell & The Trends
Because of You by The Goon Mat & Lord Bernardo
Mysterioso Blues by Harvey McLaughlin
DGASAY by Greg Wheeler & The Polygamist Mall Cops
Cannibal Island by The Young Rochelles
Bullfrog Blues by Legendary Shack Shakers
(Background Music: Frog and Peach by Lorette Velvette)


BIG ENCHILADA 116: Barking Irons

Welcome to the first Big Enchilada of 2018, a brand new hillbilly episode that travels to the heart of the mythological Old West for another rollicking hillbilly episode. I know it’s January but this show is hotter than a pistol at the O.K. Corral.


Here’s the playlist:

(Background Music: March With Hope by Hugo Montenegro & His Orchestra)

Big Iron by Mike Ness

Dirty Boogie by Roy Hall & His Cohutta Mountain Boys

Whiskey Down by Diamonds & Whiskey

My Last Ride by The Dad Horse Experience

I Hate Men by Little Carolyn Sue

Pistol Packin’ Mama by A Man Called Stu

(Background Music: The Vice of Killing by Hugo Montenegro & His Orchestra)

Pinball by Hellbound Glory

Pinball Machine by The Fall

Oh My Darling Clementine by Johnny Dowd

The President is Out of His Goddamn Mind by Ramblin’ Deano

Purgatory by Tyler Childers

Blood on the Saddle by T. Tex Edwards

(Background Music: For a Few Dollars More by Hugo Montenegro & His Orchestra)

Guns, Guitars and Women by Kell Robertson

Another Pretty Country Song by The Blues Against Youth & The Restless Livers Collective

As It Was by Salty Pajamas

Wild Bill Jones by J.D. Wilkes

Big Rig Rollin’ Man by Johnny Dollar

Seven Lonely Days by Ginny Carter

(Background Music: The Good, The Bad and Then Ugly by Hugo Montenegro & His Orchestra)


BIG ENCHILADA 115: Humbug 2017

Call me Scrooge. Call me Grinch. Call me Ishmael. But once again I just couldn’t bring myself to produce another damned Christmas show. Sometime in the past couple of holiday seasons, I just burned out on Christmas songs. So, just like last year, once again I’m giving you an hour of crazed rock ‘n’ roll — with just a sprinkling of songs from the season. (And if you really need some Christmas music right now, you can find all my Christmas specials HERE)

Here’s the playlist:(Background Music: Richard Diamond by Buddy Morrow)
You’re Humbuggin’ Me by Ronnie Dawson
New Facts Emerge by The Fall
White Collar Wolf by The Devils
Flacid is the Night by Pocket FishRmen
Dr. Benway by Mean Motor Scooter
Santa Claus Has Got the AIDS This Year by Tiny Tim

(Background Music: Swing Cremona by Pierre Omer’s Swing Revue)
You Won’t Get Away With Murder by Gino & The Goons
John Cale by Count Vaseline
The Mess I’m In by Wild Evel & The Trashbones
Nasty Girl, Nasty Boy by The Cavemen
Ain’t Got No Life by Mary’s Kids
May Day by Tone Rodent
Stick a Knife in His Heart by Casey Jones Dead
Santa’s Claws Are Coming to Town by Bill Bachmann

(Background Music: Here Comes Santa Claus by Los Straitjackets)
Papa Barrence’s Christmas by Barrence Whitfield & The Savages
I Need Somebody by Question Mark & The Mysterians
Come On by Reptilians from Andromeda 
Fly Like a Rat by Quintron & Miss Pussycat
Black Shiny Beast by Buick MacKane
(Background Music: Auld Lang Syne by Brave Combo)

BIG ENCHILADA 114: Fallout Fashions



Welcome good people to another breathtaking episode of The Big Enchilada. No need to worry about nuclear war because many cities across this land of the free still have fallout shelters left over from from the Cold War. And if you’re well-stocked with Big Enchilada episodes in your portable music player of choice, you’ll be thrilled and entertained until the whole thing blows over.

In all seriousness, this episode is dedicated to the late great Fred Cole of Dead Moon / Pierced Arrows / The Rats, etc, who died recently. His truth goes marching on!


(Background Music: Cold Turkey by Johnny Otis)
Dead Moon Night by Dead Moon
Another Girl by Satan’s Little Helpers
Smells Bad by Skip Church
Surrender My Heart by Pussycat & The Dirty Johnsons
The Decline and Fall of Western Civilization by Alien Space Kitchen
Fire in The Western World by The Dirtbombs
(Background Music: Without Warning by Vinnie Santino)
Black Rainbows by Pierced Arrows
A Decision is Made by The Yawpers
Oxymoron by The Fall
Sugarwalls by Baronen & Satan
Shh Shh Shh by Boss Hog
Fallout Shelter by Dore Albert
(Background Music: Lonesome Electric Turkey by Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention)
Descending Shadows by The Rats
Hoochie by The Why Oh Whys
Rock Out by The Chuck Norris Experiment
It’s Been a Long Time, Mama by The Blues Against Youth & The Restless Livers Collective
Sonic Boomerang by Bee Bee Sea
(Background Music: Our National Anthrax by Black Bear Combo)
Special thanks this month to Dirty Water Records (Pussycat, Baronen, Bee Bee Sea) and Beluga Records (Satan’s Little Helpers, Why Oh Whys, Norris Experiment) for supplying a big chunk of the music this month


BIG ENCHILADA 113: 2017 Spooktacular

Boo! Welcome, my fiends, to the 10th annual BIG ENCHILADA SPOOKTACULAR!!!! 
We’re gathering bones from all over the rock ‘n’ roll graveyard to create a monster of a show.


Here’s the playlist:

(Background Music: Fear by The Ventures)
Halloween by Ron Haydock & The Boppers
Ghost Rider by The Gories
El Giro Satanismo by Los Eskeletos
Two Headed Demon by Urban Jr.
Boris Karloff by The Barbarellatones

(Background Music: Ghostbusters by Los Straightjackets)

Devil Time by Satan & Deciples
Friendly Ghost by Harlem
Captain of the Creeps by Oh! Gunquit
Werewolf by The Rockin’ Barracudas
She’s My Witch by The Monsters
Demons in Your Head by The Imperial Rooster
At the Seance by Al Duvall

(Background Music: Thank You, Thing by The Fiends)
Ghost of a Texas Ladies’ Man by Concrete Blonde
Spookmaster by The Ghastly Ones
Idol With the Glowin’ Eyes by Southern Culture on the Skids
It’s Spooky by Daniel Johnston & Jad Fair
The Vampire by T. Valentine & Daddy Longlegs
(Background Music: The Spook Walks by The Spooks


BIG ENCHILADA 112: Cow Tippin’

This show will knock you off your feet. Especially if you’re of the bovine persuasion. Sit back and enjoy another fine hillbilly episode of The Big Enchilada!

Here’s the playlist:(Background Music: Bluegrass Breakdown by Jim & Jesse & The Virginia Boys)
Dangerous Times by The Imperial Rooster
War Whoop by Legendary Shack Shakers
Exit 14 by Reach Around Rodeo Clowns
Wanna Get Outta Here by The War & Treaty
Billy the Kid by Jonny Barber & The Rhythm Razors
She’s Way Up Thar by Hal O’Halloran’s Hooligans

(Background Music: Topeka Polka by Spade Cooley)
Freddy Lopez by Joe West
The Sound of Laughter by Joecephus & The George Jonestown Massacre
Godzilla vs. King Kong by Boris McCutcheon
The Poor Girl’s Story by Eilen Jewell
My Man’s a Jolly Railroad Man by Moonshine Kate
Tennessee Whiskey by Harry Dean Stanton

(Background Music: Rambler’s Stomp by Doug Bine & His Dixie Ramblers 
Broke Broom Blues by Mose McCormack
Hotel Yorba by Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones
Amos Moses by Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang
Darling Nellie Across the Sea by Hylo Brown & The Timberliners
Darktown Strutters Ball by Howard Armstrong with Ikey Robinson & Ted Brogan
(Background Music: Struttin’ with Some Barbecue by Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons with Phil Wiggens)

BIG ENCHILADA 111: True Colors

The world is a carousel of color, wonderful, wonderful color … and it’s a rainbow of sound right here on The Big Enchilada. Sit back and absorb them all.

Here’s the playlist:

(Background Music: Colors by Pharoah Sanders)
Ceased Colors by Yuppies Indeed
The Cat’s Meow by The Darts
Why Do You Hate Me by Pussycat &The Dirty Johnsons
Waiting for Alberto by The Monochrome Set
Little Mama by Suicide Generation
Thank You, Mr. K by Ty Segall
(Background Music: Without Warning by Vinnie Santino)

Colors by The Minutemen
What a Man Can Do by Louie Louie
Incubus by The Howlin’ Max Messer Show
The Ladder by Travel in Space
This Situation by Lucy & The Rats
Changing the Colors of Life by Los Chijuas
(Background Music: Colors for Susan by Country Joe & The Fish)

Colors of Night by Peter Case
The Curse by Chivalrous Amoekons
Where Were You by The Mekons
You in Color by The Black Angels
(Background Music: Colour My World by The Edvard Munch Junior High School Choir)