Zero Hour Playlist: 1.8.21 (2020 faves, Pt. 2)



Take cover for the exciting conclusion of my 2020 lookback with more of my favorite songs from the year! You can listen here, and I have also put together a Spotify playlist with songs from both week, as well as songs that I didn't get to.



Here's my top 25 for the year:


1. Tyler Keith - The Last Drag (Black & Wyatt)

2. The Electric Mess - The Electric Mess V (Soundflat)

3. The Fleshtones - Face of the Screaming Werewolf (Yep Roc)

4. The Fox Sisters - Bust Out! (Dive)

5. Foxycontin - This Time You're on Your Own (Sister Raygun)

6. Young Fresh Fellows - Toxic Youth (Yep Roc)

7 Dan Montgomery - Smoke & Mirrors (A Phonographic Memory) (Fantastic Yes)

8.Demolition Doll Rods - Into the Brave (In the Red)

9. Frontier Dan and the Hickoids -Six Miles From the Sun ... Studio (Saustex)

10. The Breadmakers - S/T (Soundflat)

11. Turnstyles - Cut You Off (Black & Wyatt)

12. Quintron & Miss Pussycat - Goblin Alert (Goner)

13. The Claudettes - High Times in the Dark (Forty Below)

14. Harmonica Lewinski - Human BBQ (Self)

15. The Sellwoods - Eight Great Shakers (Chaputa)

16. Kenny Roby - The Reservoir (Royal Potato Family)

17. Harvey McLaughlin - Rascality (Saustex)

18. Bloodshot Bill - Get Loose or Get Lost (Goner)

19. The Breakup Society - Before the Intervention Ruined Everything (Onus

20. MFC Chicken - Fast Food & Broken Hearts (Dirty Water)

21. Rachel Brooke - The Loneliness in Me (Self)

22. Scott the Hoople - Rock & Roll Party 66 (Self)

23. The Neptunas - Mermaid A Go Go (Altered State of Reverb)

24. Churchwood - Plenty Wrong to Go Awry (Saustex)

25. Gasoline Lollipops - All the Misery Money Can Buy (Self)




Top 5 Favorite Reissues/Compilations

  1. Little Richard - King of Rock and Roll, The Rill Thing, Southern Child, The Second Coming and Lifetime Friend (Omnivore)

  2. You Can't Sit Down: Cameo Parkway Dance Crazes 1958-1964 (Abkco)

  3. 415 Records: Still Disturbing the Peace (Liberation Hall)

  4. The Krayolas - Savage Young Krayolas (Saustex)

  5. Indonesian Junk - A Life of Crimes (Rum Bar)



Ramma Lamma / Zero Hour theme / Self

The On and Ons / Menacing Smile / Citadel Records

Scott the Hoople / Route 66 / Self-released

Dan Montgomery / Nervous Boy / Fantastic Yes Records


The Scaners / X - Ray Glasses: On / Spaghetty Town

Cursed Idols / Baby, I'm a Cannibal / Dive

Muck and the Mires / Six O'Clock Baby / Rum Bar Records

Cocktails / Buried Alive / Alien Snatch

The Neptunas / Mermaid a Go Go / Altered State of Reverb

Dynamite Platoon / S-W-I-M / Soundflat Records

The Sellwoods / Dizziness / Chaputa

Harmonica Lewinski / Panther Beat / Harmonica Lewinski



The Mings / Nightmare / Soundflat Records

Fuzzstainz / Sick! Sick! Sick! / Beluga Records

Bloodshot Bill / Cookout / Goner

The Monsters / I'm a Stranger to Me / Slovenly Recordings

THE BOBBY LEES / Redroom / Alive Naturalsound

Slander Tongue / Soozie Stooge / Slovenly Recordings



Bruce Humphries / Cold Cold Heart / Bruce Humphries

Trolley / Two Tickets to the Moon / Easter Records

Indonesian Junk / Pillbox / Rum Bar

Xposed 4heads / Watch Out / Internal Combustion


Harvey McLaughlin / Outhouse Crescent Moon / Saustex Records & Entertainment, LLC

Kenny Roby / Vampire Song (Whatcha Gonna Do?) / Royal Potato Family

Young Fresh Fellows / Never Had It Bad / Yep Roc Records

Librarians with Hickeys / Black Velvet Dress / Big Stir Records

Terry Anderson / Open the Door / Doublenaught

Big Al Staggs / Roadkill / Big Al Staggs

Jack Cornell / Light the Fuse / Doublenaught

Gasoline Lollipops / Get up! / Gasoline Lollipops



The Successful Failures / This Girl / Fdr Label Kool Kat Musik

HEAP / No Mas / Rave On Records

Rookie / Sunglasses / Bloodshot Records

The Hypnotics / Soul at Seven / New Values Records


Hoodoo Gurus / Hung Out To Dry / Big Time Phonograph Recording Co.

Hoodoo Gurus / Hung Out To Dry / Big Time Phonograph Recording Co.

Quintron & Miss Pussycat / Buc-ee's Got a Problem / Goner

Churchwood / Steal It Back / Saustex

The Prof. Fuzz 63 / Love Canal / Sister Raygun Records



The Idolizers / Stranded (Again) / Rum Bar Records

Lucy and the Rats / Real Thing / Dirty Water

Messer Chups / The Mummy / MuSick

Trevor Lake / Quaran-Teen / WOW BEAT!

Johnny Iguana / Shake Your Moneymaker / Delmark Records

Demolition Doll Rods / There's a Light / In The Red

The Yum Yums / Let's Go Crazy / Rum Bar


The William Loveday Intention / My Love For You / Damaged Goods Records

Bandemic / Fever / Saustex Records & Entertainment, LLC

The Treasures of Mexico / Heart Shaped Clock / Spinout Nuggets

Rachel Brooke / It Ain't over 'til You're Crying / Mal

Tyler Keith / Beat Temptation / Black & Wyatt Records, Inc



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