Five Songs, Part 39

Well, this week’s Five Songs has two concessions not just to summer, but to the heat wave facing my friends and family back East. And no, no “Heat Wave” — one’s from Jonathan Richman, the other from Wavves. Also on board: an early-’60s cover by The Iguanas, sung by the young Iggy Pop before he lost his shirt. Dig …

(Let’s Make This) Precious — Dexy’s Midnight Runners

Jezebel — The Teddy Boys

Ice Cream Man — Jonathan Richman & the Modern Lovers

Twist and Shout — The Iguanas

Super Soaker — Wavves


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