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THE UNCLE PETE SHOW CLASSIC PUNK SPECIAL – PART VI – (8/16/94)!!!

THE UNCLE PETE CLASSIC PUNK SPECIAL – PART VI –  AUGUST 16, 1994!!! (COMPLETE SHOW)

Here’s The Uncle Pete Classic Punk Special – Part VI (“Boxcars!”), originally airing on August 16, 1994 on WHRW, 90.5 FM.  The sixth Classic Punk Special on The Uncle Pete Show, once again, it featured exclusively music in a punk-type vein that was over 10 years old. So all the songs were released prior to 1984.  More new bands and more new songs!  More local bands on this show too including the first appearance of Binghamton’s own Devestation Masters (tape, Robert Fortner), The Chesterfield Kings (Rochester, single), The Catatonics (Syracuse, tape), Genetic Invasion (Binghamton, single, containing Jeff DaBella), Wreck’N Crew (Cortland, single), and one of Binghamton’s earliest punk bands – Democratic Identity (tape, Robert R Cotten) with a live song recorded on the Court House steps in downtown Binghamton (1978?) – a place that never saw a live punk show before that and may never see a live punk show again!!!  Six hours of punk!  And once again, the only repeat songs from previous Classic Punk Specials (other than the opening and closing themes) are a handful of requests.

The show was recorded straight to 4 cassette tapes so there are 4 audio files, one for each tape.  (The short blank in the middle of the audio files is where the tapes were flipped from side A to side B.)  This year also features more songs they won’t let me play any more like Bad Posture – G.D.M.F.S.O.B. and my favorite Anti Nowhere League song – “So What” from their banned EP.  Lots of requests, lots of new bands and new songs and my favorite Tubes song too – Don’t Touch Me There! Enjoy these while you can – I’ll probably only be uploading a few more.

Also, there’s a good possibility that the WHRW studios may not reopen until at least this Fall which means there might not be any summer Uncle Pete radio.  If this does happen, I may consider doing new Uncle Pete Show as sort of a weekly podcast or something like that if there’s enough interest in me doing that.  We’ll see what happens.  Let me know what you think (message me at Facebook or e-mail me at my gmail account at unclepeteshow at gmail.com

There’s a playlist for the whole show at Uncle Pete Official on Facebook. More Classic Punk Specials will be coming soon!!!

Here are the links to all 4 parts of the Classic Punk Special – Part VI:

First part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZKv9dkZJJSO5EB25LblMnB93UVTfHVCVMcX

Second part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZdv9dkZlVDcs8ks24J1zVNjagXX544lpJOV

Third part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZOv9dkZebT60YaQxJBBqN067oiw4zSLg52y

Fourth part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZ3v9dkZphP6F3g48L0xgb708L3TCVCVdzok

THE UNCLE PETE SHOW CLASSIC PUNK SPECIAL – PART V – (8/16/93)!!!

THE UNCLE PETE CLASSIC PUNK SPECIAL – PART V –  AUGUST 16, 1993!!! (COMPLETE SHOW)

Here’s the fifth installment in the now decades long tradition!  The Uncle Pete Classic Punk Special – Part V, original air date August 16, 1993 on WHRW, 90.5 FM.  The fifth Classic Punk Special on The Uncle Pete Show, once again, it featured exclusively music in a punk-type vein that was over 10 years old. So all the songs were released prior to 1983.  More new bands and more new songs!  A few local-type bands made it into this show – the RBT Band (Binghamton) – Facts and Figures from their single – and the Bashers – The Factory from their single.  Six hours of punk!  And once again, the only repeat songs from previous Classic Punk Specials (other than the opening and closing themes) are a handful of requests.

The show was recorded straight to 4 cassette tapes and the 4 audio files each represent sides A and B of their respective tapes.  Again, there’s a short blank in the middle of the audio files where the tapes were flipped from side A to side B.  This year also features more celebrity station and Uncle Pete Show station IDs from the Ramones and the Talking Heads as well as from the Mazz from Boston and Dave the Cretin in Maine (the state).  Lots and lots of requests – you can hear the phone ringing in the background during most of my breaks!

There’s a playlist for the whole show at Uncle Pete Official on Facebook. More Classic Punk Specials will be coming soon!!!

Here are the links to all 4 parts of the Classic Punk Special – Part V:

First part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZ0UGlkZpoY3TPnQBVRTEnySDkgirXfD8cuX

Second part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZpUGlkZ6nftqj8NQfJhQKlgFH1CXfq75MPX

Third part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZbUGlkZGQ1yH9844yVDxilRR11v3f1EIShX

Fourth part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZeUGlkZqy0qIo6V5uLADunFGJAqKYxycSf7

THE UNCLE PETE SHOW CLASSIC PUNK SPECIAL – PART IV – THE COMPLETION OF THE TRILOGY (COMPLETE SHOW FROM 8/18/92)!!!

THE UNCLE PETE CLASSIC PUNK SPECIAL – PART IV – the Completion Of The Trilogy – AUGUST 18, 1992!!! (COMPLETE SHOW)

Here’s the fourth installment in the now decades long tradition!  It’s The Uncle Pete Classic Punk Special – Part IV – Beyond Time And Space – The Completion OF The Trilogy, original air date August 18, 1992 on WHRW, 90.5 FM.  The fourth Classic Punk Special on The Uncle Pete Show, once again, it featured exclusively music in a punk-type vein that was over 10 years old. So all the songs were released prior to 1982.  The first 3 Classic Punk Specials featured around 300 different songs and 150 different bands and this Special added a whole lot more new bands and songs to that list.  A few local-type bands made it into this show – the Flashcubes (Syracuse), Blotto (Albany), and the RBT Band (Binghamton).  There were also several sing-a-long favorites including the Sex Pistols – “Friggin’ In The Riggin” and the Dead Kennedys – “Nazi Punks”.  By this year, the UPSCPS had settled into a 6 hours format – a length that would stay for quite a number of years.  Once again, the only repeat songs (other than the opening and closing themes) are a handful of requests.

The show was recorded straight to 4 cassette tapes and the 4 audio files each represent sides A and B of their respective tapes.  A technical catastrophe happened between tapes 1 and 2 when the tape deck at WHRW stopped taping for about half an hour.  Fortunately, long-time Uncle Pete friend and fan – Mike Abalienation – was taping out in Radioland and I was able to recover most of that missing part from him.  You’ll hear that patch at the beginning of the second part of this show.  Again, there’s a short blank in the middle of the audio files where the tapes were flipped from side A to side B.  This year also features some celebrity station and Uncle Pete Show station IDs from the Ramones and the Talking Heads as well as from the Mazz from Boston and Dave the Cretin.  And all you local long-time fans, listen for the Adolescents – “Kids Of The Black Hole” going out to everybody that used to live at “Walnut Street”.

There’s a playlist for the whole show at Uncle Pete Official on Facebook. More Classic Punk Specials will be coming soon!!!

Here are the links to all 4 parts of the Classic Punk Special – Part IV:

First part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZ18PKkZViz9nD91mEbWCy11IyrpRLvy5Se7

Second part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZq8PKkZ4rAxGpOpMB0URfpX2DYNYVrP8uxX

Third part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZa8PKkZnhkTrJ6zpjkx1xYljxDwbhIuuBoX

Fourth part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZ0QPKkZYDEYr6NYOXF4kPdpi9PXByTwHx9k

THE UNCLE PETE SHOW CLASSIC PUNK SPECIAL – PART III IN 4-D (COMPLETE SHOW FROM 8/14/91)!!!

THE UNCLE PETE CLASSIC PUNK SPECIAL – PART III in 4-D – AUGUST 14, 1991!!! (COMPLETE SHOW)

Here’s the third installment in the now decades long tradition!  It’s The Uncle Pete Classic Punk Special – Part III – in 4-D, original air date August 14, 1991 on WHRW, 90.5 FM.  The third Classic Punk Special on The Uncle Pete Show, once again, it featured exclusively music in a punk-type vein that was over 10 years old. So all the songs were released prior to 1981 (and all were played on vinyl!).  The first 2 Classic Punk Specials set the tone and featured the core of the bands that kicked down a few musical doors in the 70s.  By this 3rd UPSCPS, whole walls were comin’ down and the show expanded from 4 1/2 hours to 6 hours to be able to give time to even more of the lesser known bands and styles.  And once again, this new chapter of The Uncle Pete Show Classic Punk Special contains tons of songs not heard on the first two specials, the only repeats (other than the opening and closing themes) being a handful of requests.

The show was recorded straight to 4 cassette tapes and the 4 audio files each represent sides A and B of their respective tapes.  You may notice a short blank in the middle of the audio files. That’s where the tapes were flipped from side A to side B.  There are even more songs here that have become punk standards and a few that I don’t get to play on the radio anymore (the radio police of the 80s and 90s were far less oppressive) like one of my favorite Iggy and the Stooges songs from Metallic KO that was co-written by Iggy’s mother (as he informs us in the intro).  New bands that made the cut that year included the Cramps, the Circle Jerks, and the Jim Carroll Band.

There’s a playlist for the whole show at Uncle Pete Official on Facebook. More Classic Punk Specials will be coming soon!!!

Here are the links to all 4 parts of the Classic Punk Special – Part III:

First part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZv1nxkZSbx1c0L0fd5HPF6fKOFdrXE3dFpV

Second part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZGenxkZwVpOFecWHMQAVSwrFRGfzHUGBf1y

Third part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZhnnxkZci8ISj6oFRkSgQpKHzbG9pRqF6IV

Fourth part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZwnnxkZ8QRTigCd9amfaFtvFOJ7MuJ9LkY7

THE UNCLE PETE SHOW CLASSIC PUNK SPECIAL – PART 2 IN 3-D (COMPLETE SHOW FROM 8/16/90)!!!

THE UNCLE PETE CLASSIC PUNK SPECIAL – PART II in 3-D – AUGUST 16, 1990!!! (COMPLETE SHOW)

Here’s the follow up to the tradition starting show posted last week! A punk panoply of power-filled presents!  It’s The Uncle Pete Classic Punk Special – Part II – in 3-D!, original air date August 16, 1990 – exactly one year after the first Uncle Pete Show Classic Punk Special (U.P.S.C.P.S.) on WHRW, 90.5 FM.   It was a busy week in the local scene with this show the day after Abalienation and D.O.A. played at the Lost Horizon in Syracuse and just a few days before the Elvis Hitler/Babes In Toyland/Gay Bikers On Acid show also at the Lost Horizon.  In fact, this show aired on a Thursday instead of my regular Wednesday night because I was at the D.O.A. show on Wednesday!

This was the second special EVER on The Uncle Pete Show. And in accordance to the official U.P.S. Classic Punk Special rules, once again, it featured exclusively music in a punk-type vein that was over 10 years old. So all the songs were released prior to 1980.  Another 4 1/2 hours extravaganza, this edition of The Uncle Pete Show Classic Punk Special has tons of songs not heard on the first special, the only repeats (other than the opening and closing themes) being a handful of requests.

The show was recorded straight to 3 cassette tapes and these installments represent sides A and B of all three tapes. You’ll notice a blank in the middle of the audio files. That’s where the tapes were flipped from side A to side B. There are more songs that have become punk standards and a few more you may not hear very often.  Like some from local and upstate NY bands New Math (from Rochester) and the lost-but-not-forgotten Cortland, NY band Wreck’N Crew.

There’s a playlist for all 3 parts at Uncle Pete Official on Facebook in one post. More Classic Punk Specials will be coming soon!!!

Here are the links to all 3 parts of the Classic Punk Special – Part II:

First part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZE4hTkZoeNFyofn4sjxgghfuMmhP7PN4dz7

Second part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZH8hTkZVuT2tEFJQmuKUi2Mg64hQhx20oVy

Third part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZQ8hTkZOvjc0sV0CGuSOvCCDVDuxYoEjRX0

THE UNCLE PETE SHOW CLASSIC PUNK SPECIAL – PART 1 (COMPLETE SHOW FROM 8/16/89)!!!

THE UNCLE PETE CLASSIC PUNK SPECIAL – PART ONE – AUGUST 16, 1989!!! (COMPLETE SHOW)

(NOW CONTAINS THE WHOLE SHOW!!!)

Here it is! A collection of sounds not seeing the light of day in almost 31 years! (well, except on certain select tape decks!)  It’s The Uncle Pete Classic Punk Special – Part One, original air date August 16, 1989 on WHRW, 90.5 FM. This was the first special EVER on The Uncle Pete Show. And in accordance to the official U.P.S. Classic Punk Special rules, it featured exclusively music in a punk-type vein that was over 10 years old. So all the songs were released prior to 1979.

Punk was just a teenager at the time, but there was so much great punk music coming out that in trying to keep up with the new stuff, some of the roots old stuff wasn’t getting the airplay it deserved. So, The Uncle Pete Show Classic Punk Special was born to take care of that!

The show was recorded straight to 3 cassette tapes and these installments represent sides A and B of all 3 tapes. You’ll notice a blank in the middle of the audio files. That’s where the tapes were flipped from side A to side B. These hunks – and the whole show – contains many songs that have become punk standards and a few you may not hear very often. Like some of my favorite love songs of all time: “Sit On My Face Stevie Nicks” by The Rotters and “I’m In Love With Your Mom” by VOM.  And some from lesser know names like the Maniacs, the Pigs, Rachel Sweet, and The Radiators From Space.

There’s a playlist for all 3 parts at Uncle Pete Official on Facebook in 3 separate posts. More Classic Punk Specials will be coming soon!!!

Here are the links to all 3 parts of the Classic Punk Special – Part 1:

First part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZHLeMkZQWlyLdDOYauxlQzNmTYGbmq7CzN7

Second part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZhyCMkZD8JFR3GI1GfFvTOMIUhV84632ddX

Third part:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZDiqMkZXHJPiIGRgNjSMT5zk4EU7HYT3Cc7

A CLASSIC PUNK FLASHBACK – COMING SOON – THE VERY FIRST UNCLE PETE SHOW CLASSIC PUNK SPECIAL FROM 1989!!!

HEY PUNK ROCK LOVERS!!! FLASHBACK TO 1989 – HERE’S NEWS FROM UNCLE PETE SHOW LAND YOU’LL WANT TO READ!!!

Anybody out there remember 1989? How about the earliest days of Punk Rock? Well, in an effort to keep the Uncle Pete Show flowin’ in these tough times of no live radio and other things, there’s another “Surprise Classic” Uncle Pete Show comin’ your way! And this time, it’s the classic-est of the Classic Punk Specials – The Very First Uncle Pete Classic Punk Special!!!

From August 16, 1989, this was not only the very first Classic Punk Special, but it was the first special of ANY kind on the Uncle Pete Show. Recorded straight to 3 cassette tapes, this show was ALL vinyl – no CDs, no MP3s, not even any cassettes or 8-tracks! And it goes back to the dawning of the Punk Rock era featuring exclusively punk-type music released prior to 1979!

I’m gonna drop this one on ya in three chunks (one for each of the tapes) starting later today. Were any of you there? STAY TUNED AND SPREAD THE WORD!!!

THE UNCLE PETE SHOW – MARCH 18, 2020 – A “SURPRISE CLASSIC” FROM JUNE 1996!!!

HERE’S AN UNCLE PETE “SURPRISE CLASSIC” SHOW TO FILL THE VOID!!!

Since, due to circumstances beyond my control, there was no live Uncle Pete Show on Wednesday, March 18, I decided to try to fill the punk rock void at least a little by uploading an Uncle Pete Surprise Classic Show from out of the vault. Today’s blast from the past comes from June 25, 1996 (a Tuesday). It’s the second half of that show. Newly released stuff featured includes the Ramones Greatest Hits Live and NOFX’s Heavy Petting Zoo and Rev. Horton Heat’s It’s Martini Time.

Local music includes the (then) new Abalienation Live At CBGBs, the new Overthrow album(Mark Dickinson, et al) and the Martians (Kevin KoberPhrank Michael Martian, etc). Music news included a 21 band hardcore fest coming up in July near Wilkes Barre and a 7-inch release party happening on Sunday June 30th for Antiproduct at the Amsterdam in Johnson City, NY also featuring Toxic Narcotic, Politikill Incorrect, and Showcase Showdown.

There’s a playlist on facebook at Uncle Pete Official!

Since I may be off live for a while, if you have any ideas for a year you might like to hear a Surprise Classic Uncle Pete Show from, let me know and I’ll see what I can do. In the meantime, I hope you enjoy this antique audio from the archives!!!

Here’s the link to the audio file:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZ0Nt9kZdYBvShsROBmMJi4QVIRlI7iIbcwk

THE UNCLE PETE SHOW IS TEMPORARILY ON BREAK

…AND THERE WAS NO JOY IN PUNKVILLE, UNCLE PETE HAS BEEN SHUT OUT.

Considering all the restrictions that have been recently put on freedoms, rights, and laws in the name of public safety, it’s probably not much of a surprise that The Uncle Pete Pete Show will not be on this week. The management of WHRW, 90.5 FM has decided to cancel all live shows for at least the next couple of weeks and put the station on auto-pilot. This wasn’t my decision, I’m not happy with it, but I understand its intent and will comply. With all the uncertainty of what’s going on lately, it’s better to err on the side of caution.

I’ll keep you all posted here and at Uncle Pete Official on Facebook.  Remember that there are lots and lots of Uncle Pete Shows uploaded at this site for listening and downloading (and I still think punk rock kills virus!)  I’m thinking about uploading some more classic Uncle Pete shows here while I’m on break. Maybe if I have the time, I might even record a “show” and post it there too. We’ll see. I’ll take requests and suggestions (e-mail unclepeteshow @gmail.com (without the space) or message me if you like).  But for at least the next couple weeks, the Uncle Pete Show will not be airing live.

Thanks all you fans and listeners for making it so much fun! I’ll be back – hopefully sooner than later. I’ll see ya on the radio (and on-line too)!

THE UNCLE PETE SHOW —————————-MARCH 11, 2020

UPDATE!!!!!!

THE AUDIO FILE IS HERE!!!  SORRY FOR THE DELAY!!!

Since the digital recording set-up malfuncted this week, this audio file was created from an audio cassette.  The quality may be a little different, but at least the music is there!  (see link below!)

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(this part is now old news!  🙂  )

We’ve got some bad news – the digital device that records the show file used to create the Uncle Pete audio archives was malfunctioning last night.  So there is no archive for this week – yet.  An audio tape copy of most of the show does exist and I will do my best to get that transferred to digital as soon as possible and loaded here.  Check back later on Thursday (3/12) or Friday (3/13) for the file.

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But until then, here’s some info about The Uncle Pete Show from Wednesday, March 11, 2020.  We’re still on every Wednesday at 11:30pm Eastern (at least for the next couple months unless I let you know different). You can always listen live over the air at WHRW, 90.5 FM or on the internet at stream.whrwfm.org and at our new website at whrw.fm.   Ninety minutes of music tonight featuring local and Facebook friend bands Jimmy Flame, S.F.B, the Tracys, Choking Susan, Deadball, the Wipes, Cassette Apes, Neural Dance, Dear Deer, the Mars Model, the Meat Dept., the Ruiners, Chesty Malone & the Slice ‘Em Ups, the SickOnes, and Surfinbird. Don’t forget there’s a playlist posted at Uncle Pete Official on Facebook.  And you can always reach me at unclepeteshow @gmail.com (without the space in there).

Listen!  Enjoy!  Share!! Make sure to tell your friends about The Uncle Pete Show!!! And remember to “like” Uncle Pete Official on Facebook!

I’ll have the audio archive of the show as soon as possible.

And here it is:

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZWuMnkZqgHo1AjRjlVDnmzcPvlLvpVuFqGV

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