Robi Polgar: Singer-Songwriter, Musician; Austin, TX; photo by M. Arthur

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Robi’s Song Menu

How to Order a Song

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2. Text or tweet your selection(s) to
512 771 0051 or @robipolgar

3. Listen to your song being played
right before your very ears (eyes)!

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Vintages and Varietals

American College Radio
’80s varietals to make you feel young again

Classic American
Famous (infamous) American cuvées

Côtes du Mersey
The stellar cellars of the Cavern and Abbey Road

Folk
Wood, bronze-wound strings, smoky accents, political innuendo

Pop-UK
Alt ’80s guitar, synth and/or drum machine; dark, danceable

Punk/Post-Punk
Doc Martens, Labour politics, heartbreak

Singer-Songwriter
Raw & hearty home-brews

UK Classics
Blends, Meritage, assorted faves, random concoctions

House Varietals
Mr. P’s home-grown potables: protest songs, love songs, death and hors catégorie


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American College Radio

Song Name

Artist (Vintage)


A Million Miles Away

Plimsouls ’83

Alex Chilton

Replacements ’87

Behind the Wall of Sleep

Smithereens ’86

Big Me

Foo Fighters ’95

Blister in the Sun

Violent Femmes ’83

Can’t Hardly Wait

Replacements ’87

Down By the Water

Decemberists ’11

Driver 8

REM ’84

Every Word Means No

Let's Active ’83

Fourth of July

X ’87

Heaven

Talking Heads ’79

I Want You Back

Hoodoo Gurus ’84

I Will Dare

Replacements ’84

It’s a Shame About Ray

Lemonheads ’92

Land of 1,000 Girls

Scruffy the Cat ’87

Life Is Fun

Scruffy the Cat ’86

Los Angeles

X ’80

The New World

X ’83

Nobody

Replacements ’90

Psycho Killer

Talking Heads ’77

(Don’t Go Back to) Rockville

REM ’84

See How We Are

X ’87

So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry)

REM ’84

Time Never Forgets

Scruffy the Cat ’87

The Way

Fastball ’98


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Classic American

Song Name

Artist (Vintage)


Anna

Alexander ’65

Daydream Believer

Monkees ’67

Heat Wave

Martha and the Vandellas ’63

It’s Gonna Be Easy

Allen (Sahm) ’73

Jump

Van Halen ’84

Last Train to Clarksville

Monkees ’66

Like a Hurricane

Young ’75

Little Red Corvette

Prince ’82

(Taking the) Long Way Around

Chicks ’06

Pale Blue Eyes

Velvet Underground ’69

Refugee

Petty ’80

Runaway

Shannon ’61

Say That You Love Me

Fleetwood Mac ’75

Secret Agent Man

Rivers ’66

Sorrow

McCoys ’65

I’m Not Your Stepping Stone(d)

Monkees ’66

Sunday Morning

Velvet Underground ’67

Tracks of My Tears

Robinson ’65

The Waiting

Petty ’81

You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me

Robinson ’62


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Côtes du Mersey

Song Name

Artist (Vintage)


A Day in the Life

Beatles ’67

Across the Universe

Beatles ’68

All My Loving

Beatles ’63

Birthday

Beatles ’68

Dig a Pony

Beatles ’70

Here Comes the Sun

Beatles ’69

How Do You Do It

Gerry and the Pacemakers ’64

I Need You

Beatles ’65

I Want to Hold Your Hand

Beatles ’64

I’ll Be Back

Beatles ’64

I’m Only Sleeping

Beatles ’66

I’m Looking Through You

Beatles ’65

In My Life

Beatles ’65

It’s Only Love

Beatles ’65

Jealous Guy

Lennon ’71

No Reply

Beatles ’64

Norwegian Wood

Beatles ’65

Rain

Beatles ’66

Revolution

Beatles ’68

Strawberry Fields Forever

Beatles ’67

Things We Said Today

Beatles ’64

Two of Us

Beatles ’70

You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away

Beatles ’65


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Folk

Song Name

Artist (Vintage)


A Pair of Brown Eyes

Pogues ’85

America

Simon and Garfunkel ’66

Atlantic City

Springsteen ’82

Between the Wars

Bragg ’85

The Boxer

Simon and Garfunkel ’70

Changes

Ochs ’66

Dirty Old Town

Pogues ’85

I’m a Man You Don’t Meet Every Day

Pogues ’85

I’m Gonna Say It Now

Ochs ’66

Liza Radley

Jam ’80

Knocking On Heaven’s Door

Dylan ’73

Scotch and Soda

Kingston Trio ’58

When I’m Gone

Ochs ’66


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Pop-UK

Song Name

Artist (Vintage)


Better Be Home Soon

Crowded House ’88

Boys Don’t Cry

Cure ’79

Earn Enough for Us

XTC ’86

Enola Gay

OMD ’80

From Under the Covers

Beautiful South ’89

I Got You

Split Enz ’79

I’m Your No. 1 Fan

Beautiful South ’92

In Between Days

Cure ’85

Mad World

Tears for Fears ’83

Save It for Later

Beat ’82

There Is a Light That Never Goes Out

Smiths ’86

Under the Milky Way

Church ’88


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Punk/Post-Punk

Song Name

Artist (Vintage)


2000 Miles

Pretenders ’84

Accidents Will Happen

Costello ’79

Away From The Numbers

Jam ’77

Boy About Town

Jam ’80

Boys from the County Hell

Pogues ’84

Carnation

Jam ’79

Down in the Tube Station at Midnight

Jam ’78

The Element Within Her

Costello ’83

Ever Fallen In Love with Someone

Buzzcocks ’78

Everyday I Write the Book

Costello ’83

Everyday I Write the Book

Costello ’80

Going Underground

Jam ’80

Hanging on the Telephone

Nerves (& Blondie) ’76

In the City

Jam ’77

In the Crowd

Jam ’78

Is She Really Going Out with Him

Jackson ’79

It’s Too Bad

Jam ’78

Life from a Window

Jam ’77

Middle of the Road

Pretenders ’83

My Girl

Madness ’79

New Amsterdam

Costello ’80

Oliver’s Army

Costello ’79

Pretty Vacant

Sex Pistols ’77

Pulling Mussels (from the Shell)

Squeeze ’79

(The Angels Want To Wear My) Red Shoes

Costello ’77

Sunday Girl

Blondie ’79

That’s Entertainment

Jam ’81

Town Called Malice

Jam ’82

Train in Vain

Clash ’79

Turning Japanese

Vapors ’80

Up the Junction

Squeeze ’79

Wasteland

Jam ’79

Wednesday Week

Undertones ’80

When You’re Young

Jam ’79


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Singer-Songwriter

Song Name

Artist (Vintage)


A Lover Sings

Bragg ’84

A New England

Bragg ’83

All the Rage

Costello ’94

American Without Tears

Costello ’86

Brilliant Mistake

Costello ’86

Catherine Marshall

Hickman ’09

Fade

Hickman ’08

Greetings to the New Brunette

Bragg ’86

Just About Glad

Costello ’94

Levi Stubbs’ Tears

Bragg ’86

Liza Radley

Weller ’80

No Myth

Penn ’89

Our Little Angel

Costello ’86

She’s Got a New Spell

Bragg ’88

Shipbuilding

Costello ’83

Sleep of the Just

Costello ’86

Summertime

Hickman ’09

The Other End of the Telescope

Mann ’94

The Warmest Room

Bragg ’86

Waltz No. 2

Smith ’98


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UK Classics

Song Name

Artist (Vintage)


Baker Street

Rafferty ’77

Cruel to Be Kind

Lowe ’79

Fearless

Pink Floyd ’71

Girls Talk

Rockpile ’79

I Only Want to Be with You

Hawker/Raymonde ’64

Kids Are Alright

Who ’66

Life on Mars

Bowie ’73

Local Girls

Parker ’79

(What’s So Funny ’Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding

Lowe ’74

She’s Not There

Zombies ’65

Sunny Afternoon

Kinks ’66

Waterloo Sunset

Kinks ’67

Wish You Were Here

Pink Floyd ’75


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House Varietals

Original Potables by Mr. P.
Songs of life, loathing and — he dares utter it — lurve.
You can listen to some of these by clicking the title (in red)!


A Pretty Little Dress

A Tilt of the Cap, a Handshake and a Beer

All-Night Pillow Fight

The Bitter End

Black And White

Bloody Little Numbers Game

Cheap Luxuries

David’s Come to Babysit

Dresden

Everybody’s Going Away

Extra Ordinary

Falling Down

Fascinated

Ghost Town

Happy Now

Haymarket Rain

Honestly

I Don’t Want To See You Around

I Have To Let You Go

Idle Infatuation

In Front of the Crowd

Infinite Kiss

Just Like Gravity

Keeping On

Like Big Girls Do

Little Swimsuit

The Long, the Short and the Tall

Mystery Mirror

No Big Deal

Once Upon A Times

Our Song

Outfoxed

Place Away

PopMusicSuperRockStar

She Doesn’t Care About You

So Cruel

Soft Boyfriend

Spirits of the St. Louis

Summer Holiday

Sweet Pretenses

Texas Angel

That Word Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means

Thug Nation

Twisty System

Unrelated Story

Wal-Mart Song (Hate, Lies and Fear)

We’re Going Steady Now

Weight of the World

When I Die

(But There Isn’t Any) Wigan Pier

Windsor Road

You Won’t Know Me

You Don’t Speak For Me

You Won’t Talk To Her


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