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Twenty years of dusty fingers, frayed cuticles, & upper respiratory infections — from record digging and DJing around the globe — coalesces into a 2-hour journey through Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Funk, Jazz, Blues, Latin, Rock & Roll, and all points in between. Your speakers will be head-nodding, toe-tapping & even two-stepping to this vintage 45rpm party in no time. Hear favorite songs you didn't know were your favorites, aural treats & record-world problems from the vinyl side of life.

Twenty years of dusty fingers, frayed cuticles, & upper respiratory infections — from record digging and DJing around the globe — coalesces into a 2-hour journey through Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Funk, Jazz, Blues, Latin, Rock & Roll, and all points in between. Your speakers will be head-nodding, toe-tapping & even two-stepping to this vintage 45rpm party in no time. Hear favorite songs you didn't know were your favorites, aural treats & record-world problems from the vinyl side of life.

Location:

East Orange, NJ

Networks:

WFMU

Description:

Twenty years of dusty fingers, frayed cuticles, & upper respiratory infections — from record digging and DJing around the globe — coalesces into a 2-hour journey through Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Funk, Jazz, Blues, Latin, Rock & Roll, and all points in between. Your speakers will be head-nodding, toe-tapping & even two-stepping to this vintage 45rpm party in no time. Hear favorite songs you didn't know were your favorites, aural treats & record-world problems from the vinyl side of life.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode from Jun 8, 2021

6/9/2021
Diane Minor - "I'm Gonna Walk (Right Out Of Your Life)" Marvin Smith - "Hold On" The Butterflys - "Good Night Baby" Kim Weston - "Helpless" Brenda Holloway - "Just Look What You've Done" Frankie Valli - "You're Ready Now" The Contours - "Just A Little Misunderstanding" The Jelly Beans - "Baby Be Mine" Carter Brothers - "I Don't Care" The Festivals - "Music" The Festivals - "I'll Always Love You" The Ordells - "Sippin' A Cup Of Coffee" Spencer Wiggins - "Up Tight Good...

Duration:02:06:22

Episode from Jun 1, 2021

6/2/2021
New York Dolls - "Stranded In The Jungle" Frankie Coe - "Little Bitty Pretty One" Sensational Williams Brothers - "Jesus Done Blew My Mind" Marian Love - "Walk Proud & Pretty" John Edwards - "Claim Jumpin'" John Edwards - "Careful Man" John Edwards - "Messing Up A Good Thing" Ripple - "A Funky Song" Ripple - "See The Light In The Window" The Escorts - "Disrespect Can Wreck" Ted Taylor - "Can't Take No More" Gerri Granger - "Show Stopper" Charles Chalmers - "Poppin'" Charles...

Duration:02:04:57

Episode from May 25, 2021

5/25/2021
Ray Agee - "Leave Me Alone" Jimmy Liggins - "Drunk" JerryO - "Karate-Boo-Ga-Loo" Bobby Bland - "I Don't Want Another Mountain To Climb" Big Maybelle - "It's A Man's Man's World" The Esquires - "Stay" The Adorables - "Daddy Please" Cymande - "Bra" The Whatnauts - "Message From A Black Man" The Invincibles - "Heart Full Of Love" The Fabulous Mark III - "Psycho" The Techniques IV - "How Can You Win" Robert Parker - "You See Me" Raymond Parker - "Ring Around The Roses" Swan...

Duration:02:06:23

Episode from May 18, 2021

5/19/2021
Donnie Elbert - "Peek-A-Boo" The Crystals - "He's Sure The Boy I Love" The Cardinals - "Choo Choo" Wanda Jackson - "Let's Have A Party" Little Willie John - "Leave My Kitten Alone" Ike & Tina Turner - "Honky Tonk Women" Joe Tex - "I'm Going And Get It" Etta James - "Breaking Point" Etta James - "Loving You More Every Day" James Carr - "These Ain't Raindrops" Candi Staton - "He Called Me Baby" Andy Williams - "House Of Bamboo" Hank Crawford - "The Peeper" Percy Mayfield -...

Duration:02:06:40

Episode from May 11, 2021

5/12/2021
Minnie Riperton - "Les Fleur" Brother Jack McDuff - "Somewhere In The Night" Lost Weekend - "The Bridge Of Love" Roddie Joy - "He's So Easy To Love" Dixie Cups - "Another Boy Like Mine" The Pop-Ups - "Lurking" Chet "Poison" Ivey and His Fabulous Avengers - "Shake A Poo Poo" Gamma Goochee Himself - "(You Got) The Gamma Goochee" Barbara Carr - "Shake Your Head" Lee Dorsey - "Get Out Of My Life Woman" Tammi Terrell - "I Can't Believe You Love Me" Roscoe Shelton - "My Best...

Duration:02:06:35

Episode from May 4, 2021

5/5/2021
William DeVaughn - "Be Thankful For What You Got" Percy Sledge - "It Can't Be Stopped" Eddie Floyd - "The Best Years Of My Life" Candi Staton - "Evidence" Staple Singers - "I'll Take You There" Curtis Mayfield - "Superfly" The Fuzz - "I Love You For All Seasons" Shirley & Shep - "Snake In The Grass" Reggie Garner - "Teddy Bear" Holland-Dozier Featuring Brian Holland - "Slipping Away" The Kinks - "Everybody's Gonna Be Happy" The Kinks - "See My Friends" Ronnie Dio & The Prophets -...

Duration:02:06:27

Jazz from Apr 27, 2021

4/27/2021
Ray Bryant - "Shake A Lady" Sam Lazar - "CC Rider" Roy Budd - "Birth Of The Budd" Herbie Mann - "Unchain My Heart" Kenny Burrell - "Nica's Dream" Thelonious Monk - "Blue Monk" Roy Eldridge - "Bossa Nova" Joe Scott - "Pickin' Heavy" Dave Hamilton - "Late Freight" Lee Morgan - "Just In Time" Lou Bennet - "Googa Mooga" Quartette Trés Bien - "It Ain't Necessarily So" Dave Brubeck - "Unsquare Dance" Ray's Trio - "Drippin' Hot" Hank Crawford - "Shake A Plenty" Freddie Redd -...

Duration:02:06:21

Episode from Apr 20, 2021

4/21/2021
The Fugitives - "Till The End Of The Day" Vernon Guy - "They Ain't Lovin' Ya" Jeanne Hatfield - "Busy Signal" Big Ella - "It Takes A Lot Of Loving (To Satisfy Me)" Eddie Floyd - "Big Bird" Lee Edward & His Continentals - "(I've Gotta Have Her) Need I Say More" Mongo Santamaria - "Yeh Yeh" Elements Of Peace - "Lost Control" The Skatalites - "Ceiling Bud" Ernest Franklin - "Since Jesus Came Into My Heart" Harlem Gospel Travelers - "Nothing But His Love" Harlem Gospel Travelers -...

Duration:02:06:19

Guest DJ: DJ Misa from Apr 13, 2021

4/14/2021
Willie Headen & The Five Birds - "I Wanna Know" The Headliners - "I'm So Tired" Johnny Heartsman - "Johnny's House Party" Hearts Of Stone - "It's A Lonesome Road" Bobby Hebb - "Everything Is Coming Up Roses" Donald Height - "Looking For My Baby" The Heliocentrics - "Dance of The Dogons (Part Two)" Freddy-Henchi & the Soulsetters - "Folsom Prison" Willie Henderson - "Break Your Back" Margie Hendrix - "I Call You Lover But You Ain't Nothin' But A Tramp" Ann Henry - "Like...

Duration:02:05:32

Episode from Apr 6, 2021

4/7/2021
Carl Mann - "I'm Comin' Home" Jimmy Reed - "Peepin' & Hidin'" Junior Parker - "The Outside Man" Bobby Womack - "California Dreamin'" TSU Toronadoes - "Getting The Corners" Dimension Latina - "Lloraras" The Voices - "Porompompero" Vernon Harrell and Little Gigi - "Baby Don'tcha Worry" Betty Harris - "Mo Jo Hannah" Bobby Harris - "Sticky Sticky" Brenda Jo Harris - "The Other Side Of Love Is Hate" Calvin Harris - "Love's Recipe" Joyce Harris - "Baby Baby Baby" Sonny Harris and the...

Duration:02:06:35

Episode from Mar 30, 2021

3/31/2021
Albert Washington & The Kings - "Bring It On Up" Little Jerry Williams - "The Push Push Push" The Diplomats - "I've Got A Feeling" Fabulous Peps - "So Fine" Ernie Hines - "We're Gonna Party" Chris & Shack - "Satisfied With The Love You Give" Geraldine Hunt - "Sneak Around" Johnny Lytle - "The Man" Syl Johnson - "Come On Sock It To Me" The Phinx - "My Baby Don't Care" The Halos - "Nag" Kenny Hamber - "Time" Big John Hamilton - "I Finally Caught Up With Jody" Roy Hamilton - "The...

Duration:02:06:37

Episode from Mar 23, 2021

3/24/2021
Tower Of Power - "Down To The Nightclub" Bobby Hebb - "Sunny" BB King - "Bad Case Of Love" Betty Green - "He Put Me Down" Byrdie Green - "Get A Hold Of Yourself" Cal Green - "Revolution Rap" Garland Green - "Hey Cloud" Sonny Green - "Jody's On The Run" Green Berets - "(Lord) Send Me Somebody" Barbara Greene - "I Should Have Treated You Right" Marlin Greene - "(Let's Do The) Shimmy Shimmy" Ellie Greenwich - "I Want You To Be My Baby" Johnny Greenwood - "I'm Crawlin' Back" Bobby...

Duration:02:06:23

2021 Pledge Drive Marathon Week 2 from Mar 16, 2021

3/17/2021
Just Us & Brass Jam - "Brass Jam" Sound Foundation - "Morning Dew (Walk Me Out In The)" OV Wright - "Working Your Game" Bobby Marchan - "Shake Your Tambourine" Lee Dorsey - "Holy Cow" Shirley Brown - "Stay With Me" - PREMIUM TRACK Marcos Valle, Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammed - "Quiera Bem" - PRIZE TRACK James Hunter Six - "Nick Of Time" - PRIZE TRACK Mouse - "All For You" The Cryan Shames - "Ben Franklin's Almanac" The Mojo Men - "Dance With Me" The Contours - "Pa I Need A...

Duration:02:05:57

2021 Pledge Drive Marathon Week 1 from Mar 9, 2021

3/10/2021
Herman Grimes - "Thought I Had It Made" Gus Jinkins - "Tricky" Rod Bernard & The Twisters - "Pardon Mr Gordon" The Contours - "Can You Jerk Like Me" Young Gyants - "Memphis" Doris & Kelley - "You Don't Have To Worry" - PREMIUM TRACK Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad w/Roy Ayers - "Hey Lover" - PRIZE TRACK Antibalas - "Amenawon" - PRIZE TRACK The Sure Cure - "I Wanna Do It" Otis Blackwell - "My Josephine" The Furys - "Just A Little Mixed Up" Paul Humphrey & His Cool Aid Chemists...

Duration:02:06:10

Episode from Mar 2, 2021

3/3/2021
The Impressions - "Ain't Got Time" Calvin Leavy - "Brought You To The City" Bobby Patterson - "Right On Jody" Gents & The Lady - "Died Inside" Sam Dees - "Soul Sister" Ruby Andrews - "You Ole Boo Boo You" Ruby Andrews - "You Made A Believer Out Of Me" The Intruders - "(Love Doctor) Doctor Doctor" Bill Coday - "Get Your Lie Straight" Al Green - "Let It Shine" OV Wright - "Ace Of Spade" Baby Washington - "I Love You Brother" Little Royal & The Swingmasters - "Razor Blade" Ann...

Duration:00:09:09

Back after the (not so) great snowstorm of 2021...... from Feb 23, 2021

2/24/2021
Eddy Senay - "Ain't No Sunshine" The Flaming Ember - "Stop The World & Let Me Off" Julie Gibson - "I Got News For You" The Gifts - "Rock My Soul" Gi Gi - "Daddy Love" Eddy "G" Giles - "Love With A Feeling" Gizzelle - "I Am A Good Woman" The Gladiolas - "Little Darlin'" The Glass House - "Stealing Moments From Another Woman's Life" The Gliders - "Lonely Cities & One Way Streets" Ray Godfrey - "Sherry Washington" The Golden Toadstools - "Silly Savage" Bobby Goldsboro - "It's Too...

Duration:02:05:56

Episode from Feb 9, 2021

2/10/2021
The Supremes - "Baby Don't Go" - Meet The Supremes The Supremes - "Buttered Popcorn" - Meet The Supremes The Supremes - "I Want A Guy" - Meet The Supremes The Supremes - "Come And Get These Memories" - The Supremes A' Go-Go The Supremes - "Hang On Sloopy" - The Supremes A' Go-Go Ray Gant & the Arabian Knights - "Chattanooga Walk" Boris Gardiner Happening - "Ghetto Funk" Burgess Gardner & The Soul Crusaders - "Do It" Don Gardner - "I'm In Such Misery" J. Gardner - "Mustard...

Duration:02:06:09

Episode from Feb 2, 2021

2/3/2021
Cannonball Adderley - "Mercy Mercy Mercy" Gene Pitney - "She's A Heartbreaker" The Ivories - "I'm In Love" Ronnie Pearson - "Hot Shot" Bobby Freeman - "Betty Lou Got A New Pair Of Shoes" Ace Bright & The Silver Stars - "I'm Going On To The End" Marie Franklin - "You Ain't Changed" Johnny Allen - "That's Not Nice" Franky & The Spindles - "(My Girl Is Made Of) Candy" Ace Bright & The Silver Stars - "It Will All Be Over After A While" Ray Frazier & the Shades of Madness - "I Who Have...

Duration:02:06:22

Episode from Jan 26, 2021

1/27/2021
Don Fletcher - "I'm So Glad" The Flirtations - "Momma I'm Coming Home" Eddie Floyd - "Love Is A Doggone Good Thing" King Floyd - "I Feel Like Dynamite" Force Of Nature - "Fool's Wonderland" Jim Ford - "Harlan County" Forgotten Souls - "Big Chief" Robby Fortson - "Are You For Real" Earl Foster - "Jodine" Eddie Foster - "Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)" Wilson Foster - "We Wanna Work" The Foundations - "Give Me Love" Roosevelt Fountain - "Red Pepper" Four Gents - "Soul Sister" Four...

Duration:02:02:12

Episode from Jan 19, 2021

1/20/2021
Dan Falcon Jr. Orch. - "One-M & 7-D's" The Falcons - "Country Shack" Georgie Fame - "Last Night" The Fame Gang - "Night Rumble" Family Circle - "Loving You Make The World Go Round" Fantastic Epics - "Fun & Funk" Fantastic Four - "I've Got To Have You" The Fantasticks - "Cry Night & Day" The Fascinations - "Girls Are Out To Get You" Fatback Band - "Keep On Steppin'" The Fawns - "Nothing But Love Can Save Me" Dee Felice Trio - "There Was A Time" Jose Feliciano - "Hi-Heel...

Duration:02:06:33