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WFNX Boston Accents playlist 10.31.10 (Halloween songs & Billy Ruane tribute)

Last night's Boston Accents loval music show was divided into two parts: the first hour featuring Halloween-appropriate songs, and the last 60 minutes dedicated to the late Billy Ruane, playing an hour of his favorite New England-based performers past and present. Host Dave Duncan also took calls from Aly Spaltro (Lady Lamb The Beekeeper), Sean Slade (Fort Apache) and Mike Gill (Murder Mile & videographer), who shared their Ruane stories and memories live on air. Feel free to contact Mike Gill at for more information about his in-progress documentary on Billy Ruane, and remember, Boston Accents runs every Sunday night from 8 to 10 p.m., 101.7 FM on the dial and streaming live at

Hour 1 - The Halloween Show

THE PEPPERMINT PATTIES - "I Can't Find Your Head" from their EP. Supergroup that formed for the original One Night Band concert

AMAZING ROYAL CROWNS - "Do The Devil" from their self-titled album. Later forced to rename band "Amazing Crowns" after Royal Crown Revue got more expensive lawyers.

IAN ADAMS - "Oh, Dracula" from the album Stay Up Late. Formerly of Rock City Crimewave & 8 Ball Shifter.

AD FRANK - "The Vampire Who Opted For Death" from the album Your Secrets Are Mine Now. Band features Sarah Rabdau, Sean Connelly (Francine) & more.

EVERYDAY VISUALS - "Daydream Ghosts" from the self-titled album. Currently on haitus while singer Chris Pappas records in LA for solo project Miracle Parade.

ST. CLAIRE - "He Is A Ghost" from their debut album. Playing 11/1 @ Red Door, Portsmouth, NH.

MADAME PSYCHOSIS - "Zombie Apocalypse!"  from the Anaysis Paralysis EP. Just appeared at "F The Clock Tower, Let's Save Horror Business" benefit show.

THE IZA (Inevitable Zombie Apocalypse) - "Aim For The Head" from their debut EP. Band writes songs about how to best prepare for the coming zombie outbreak.

THE SHEILA DIVINE - "The Walking Dead (Who Speak)" from the album Where Have My Countrymen Gone? Playing 11/24 @ Great Scott

ANN DRISCOLL - "I Wanna Be Your Zombie" from the Dorm Sessions, Vol 7 compilation. Her new album is called Young Tracks.

THE HUSH NOW - "Please Mephistopheles (Leave Me Alone)" new single. Available for download at

GANG GREEN - "Voices Scary" from the album Another Wasted Night. Band's spooky take on the Til Tuesday hit.

SINNET - "Castlevania" new recording. Recently posted on the Boston Band Crush blog.

GHOST BOX ORCHESTRA - "Oh, The Moon Hangs Low" from the album The Only Light On. Playing 11/13 @ PA's - Deep Heaven Now II psych fest.

Hour 2 - A Tribute To Billy Ruane

BANDITAS - "Virginia" new song. Playing 11/17 at TT's.

FUZZY - "Girl Don't Tell Me" from the album Electric Juices. Hilken Mancini now plays with Shepherdess.

JENNY DEE & THE DEELINQUENTS - "Keeping Time" from the album Keeping Time. Playing 11/19 @ The Rhumb Line, Gloucester MA.

FACES ON FILM - "Knot In The Vine" from the forthcoming album Some Weather. Album in stores 11/2, playing 11/4 @ Paradise with Blitzen Trapper.

THE NEIGHBORHOODS - "No Place Like Home" from 7" single. Playing 11/13 @ The Ocean Mist, Kingston RI.

BUFFALO TOM - "You'll Never Catch Him" from the album Three Easy Pieces. Said to be one of Billy's favorite songs.

HALLELUJAH THE HILLS - "Hallelujah The Hills" from the album Collective Psychosis Begone. Currently working on 3rd album.

LADY LAMB THE BEEKEEPER - "Beluga" recorded live at Port City Music Hall. Another favorite song of "Billy Beluga."

MORPHINE - "Cure For Pain" from the album Cure For Pain. Dana Colley of the band performed with jazz musicians on street at Billy's wake. (pictured above)

MARY LOU LORD - "Lights Are Changing" from the album Got No Shadow. Another artist of which Billy was a longtime fan and supporter.

DRUG RUG - "Haunting You" from the album Paint The Fence Invisible. One of Billy's favorite newer bands.

MISSION OF BURMA - "Academy Fight Song" from reissue of Signals Calls & Marches EP. Billy booked first show at Middle East in 1987 - Roger Miller of Mission of Burma.

VARSITY DRAG - "Billy Ruane" from the album For Crying Out Loud. Written in 2006 as a tribute to local music hero Billy Ruane.

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