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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 Aug 3, 2021

8/3/2021
Shocking Blue - "Venus" The Beatles - "Lady Madonna" The Beatles - "Day Tripper" Rolling Stones - "We Love You" The Easybeats - "Friday On My Mind" The Doors - "Light My Fire" The Troggs - "Wild Thing" Love - "7 & 7 Is" Spencer Davis Group - "Somebody Help Me" Syndicate Of Sound - "Little Girl" Sam & Dave - "Hold On I'm A Comin'" Kai Winding - "Comin' Home Baby" The Flirtations - "Nothing But A Heartache" The Wise Men - "Fried Greens" The Wise Men - "Got A Thing Going" Quincy...

Duration:02:06:35

Episode from Jul 27, 2021

7/28/2021
The Pin-Ups - "Lookin' For Boys" Ric Lance - "I Didn't Know" Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps - "Be-Bop-A-Lula" Steve Brian - "Love Train" Dotty & Kathy - "The Prince Of My Dreams" Unknown Artist - "Dim All The Lights" Webster Lewis - "Do It With Style" Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose - "Too Late To Turn Back Now" Major Harris - "Loving You Is Mellow" Frank Hatchett - "Calypsonia" Young-Holt Unlimited - "Soulful Strut" Evie Sands - "Any Way That You Want Me" Kai Winding - "Comin'...

Duration:02:06:41

Summer Of Soul Tribute Show from Jul 13, 2021

7/14/2021
Staple Singers - "Use What You Got" Staple Singers - "The Virgin Mary Had One Son" Staple Singers - "I Can't Help From Cryin'" Herman Stevens Singers - "Just Got To Heaven (Can't Sit Down)" Stevie Wonder - "Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day" Stevie Wonder - "Ain't That Asking For Trouble" Stevie Wonder - "Music Talk" David Ruffin - "Me And Rock & Roll (Are Here To Stay)" David Ruffin - "My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me)" Chuck Jackson - "Candy" Chuck Jackson - "(You Can't Let...

Duration:02:06:08

LP show from Jul 6, 2021

7/7/2021
Miller Anderson - "Alice Mercy (To Whom It May Concern)" - Bright City Horacee Arnold - "Puppet Of The Seasons" - Tales Of The Exonerated Flea Gato Barbieri & Dollar Brand - "The Aloe And The Wild Rose" - Confluence Black Pumas - "Black Moon Rising" - Black Pumas Otis Brown - "Southside Chicago" - Southside Chicago Bo Diddley - "Pills" - The Originator Donnie & Joe Emerson - "Don't Fight" - Still Dreamin Wild: The Lost Recordings 1979-1981 The Escorts - "Disrespect Can Wreck" - 3 Down...

Duration:02:06:39

Episode from Jun 29, 2021

6/30/2021
Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford - "TCB (Taking Care Of Business)" The Ikettes - "Troubles On My Mind" The Imaginations - "I Love You More (Than Anyone)" The Impalas - "Oh What A Fool" The Impalas - "Think It Over Girl" The Implements - "Look Over Your Shoulder" The Impressions - "You Always Hurt Me" Incredible Bongo Band - "Bongolia" The Incredibles - "I Found Another Love" The Independents - "I Love You Yes I Do" Infinity - "Get On The Case" Luther Ingram - "I Can't Stop" The...

Duration:02:06:39

Episode from Jun 22, 2021

6/22/2021
The Church Street Five - "A Night With Daddy "G"" Joe Jones - "One Big Mouth (Two Big Ears)" The Trend-els - "Don't You Hear Me Calling Baby" The Doodlers - "Linda Sue" John Lee Hooker - "Ballad To Abraham Lincoln" The Sevilles - "Charlena" Eddie Baxter - "Fortune Cookie" Bobby Peterson Quintet - "Mama Get Your Hammer" Deacon & Snake - "The Place" Elaine Dunn - "Here Stands A Girl" Leon Haywood - "It's Got To Be Mellow" Stan Getz - "Menina Moca" Terry Knight & The Pack -...

Duration:02:06:33

Episode from Jun 15, 2021

6/16/2021
Chris Connor - "Senor Blues" Chris Connor - "Hallelujah I Love Him So" BB King - "I Need You So Bad" Paul Gayten - "Cow Cow Blues" Al Hendrix - "Young & Wild" Bob Corso - "Bad Bad Woman" The Fencemen - "Swingin' Gates" The Nylons - "Maid 'N Japan" Phil Bo & His Band - "Tough" Billy Lewis - "Show Me How To Twist" Roland Stone - "I Can't Help It" Ray Johnson - "Soul City" Otis Spann - "Walkin'" Timmy Shaw - "Gonna Send You Back To Georgia" Spyder Turner - "I Can't Make It...

Duration:02:05:46

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