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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

LPs Going Unsteady from Oct 19, 2021

10/20/2021
The 5.6.7.8's - "The Barracuda" - Pin Heel Stomp Dave Allen - "Terp" - Colorblind Ray Barretto - "El Hijo De Obatala" - Indestructible Chuck Berry - "Sweet Little Sixteen" - One Dozen Berrys James Brown - "Jimmy Mack" - Plays The Real Thing The Coasters - "Searchin'" - The Coasters Dick Dale - "What I Say" - King Of The Surf Guitar Blind Gary Davis - "Death Don't Have No Mercy" - Harlem Street Singer Fats Domino - "Sick & Tired" - The Fabulous Mr D Fats Domino - "Hey La Bas" - This...

Duration:02:06:39

Episode from Oct 12, 2021

10/13/2021
Mary Wells - "I Don't Want To Take A Chance" Patti Labelle and the Bluebelles - "Decatur Street" Atlantic City Steel Pier - "All Night Long" Chico Hamilton Quintet - "Afternoon Of A Breeze" The Lamplighters - "Bo Peep" Major Lance - "You're Everything I Need" Landlords & Tenants - "Back Up Part 2" Hoagy Lands - "Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand" Liz Lands - "One Man's Poison" Stacy Lane - "African Twist" Eddie Lang - "Something Within Me" The Larks - "Mickey's East Coast Jerk" Larry &...

Duration:02:06:39

Episode from Oct 5, 2021

10/6/2021
Maxine Starr - "Theme From Taras Bulba" Billy Sprague - "Boy Meets Toy" Mongo Santamaria - "Watermelon Man" Georgie Fame - "Beware Of The Dog" Major Lance - "Um Um Um Um Um" Jamie Lyons - "Soul Struttin'" Michael Kirkland - "The Prophet" Michael Kiwanuka - "You've Got Nothing To Lose" Earl Knight & George Kelley - "Let It Roll" Gladys Knight & The Pips - "If You Gonna Leave (Just Leave)" Jean Knight - "Mr Big Stuff" Marie Knight - "Cry Me A River" Sonny Knight - "If You Want This...

Duration:02:06:34

Lonnie Smith Tribute at the end from Sep 28, 2021

9/29/2021
Eddie Kendricks - "Son Of Sagittarius" Jaye Kennedy - "I'm Feeling It Too" Chris Kenner - "Rocket To The Moon" Twist King Kennytone - "Twist Well Twist Shell" Troyce Key - "Baby Please Don't Go" Kickin Mustangs - "Kickin" Kid King's Combo - "Banana Split" Theola Kilgore - "I Know That He Loves Me" Neal Kimble - "Ain't It The Truth" Al King - "I Can't Understand" Albert King - "Lovejoy Ill" Anna King - "Mama's Got A Bag Of Her Own" Barbara King - "What I Did In The Street" BB...

Duration:02:06:08

Episode from Sep 21, 2021

9/22/2021
Romeo Jones - "How 'Bout That" September Jones - "I'm Coming Home" Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - "Calamity" Sonny Jones - "Sissy Walk" Tamiko Jones - "Ya Ya" Thelma Jones - "Stronger" Tom Jones - "Looking Out My Window" Jones & Blumenberg - "The Right Track" The Jones Boys - "I Sowed Love And Reaped A Heartache" The Jon-Lee Group - "Pork Chops" Bub Jordan - "That's What I'll Do" Louis Jordan - "Hardhead" Roberto Jordan - "Buscando Un Lugar" Margie Joseph - "I Can't Move No...

Duration:02:04:22

Episode from Sep 14, 2021

9/14/2021
The Capitols - "I Got To Handle It" Jackie Wilson - "Love Is Funny That Way" Young Holt Unlimited - "Wah Wah Man" Roy Johnson & The Outlaws - "Forgive Me Baby" Roy Lee Johnson - "Stanback Headache Powder" Rozetta Johnson - "How Can You Lose Something You Never Had" Ruby Johnson - "Weak Spot" Smokey Johnson - "It Ain't My Fault" Stella Johnson - "Yeah Baby" Syl Johnson - "Goodie Goodie Good Times" Little Willie Johnson - "Loneliness" Johnson, Hawkins, Tatum & Durr - "Your Love...

Duration:02:06:25

Episode from Sep 7, 2021

9/8/2021
Jerry-O - "Afro-Twist-Time (Um-Gow-Wow)" Young Jessie - "Mary Lou" Jewel & Eddie - "Doin' The Hully Gully" Jewell & The Rubies - "Kidnapper" The Jewels - "Papa Left Mama Holdin' The Bag" Jim & Lee - "Let Go Baby" The Jive Bombers - "Bad Boy" The Jive Five - "Blues In The Ghetto" The Jivers - "Little Mama" The Jives - "I Want You" Joe & Ann - "Gee Baby" Billy John & The Continentals - "Slap It To Me" Mable John - "Don't Hit Me No More" Robert John - "If You Don't Want My...

Duration:02:05:41

Episode from Aug 31, 2021

8/31/2021
Little Richard - "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" Big Jay McNeely - "Back...Shack...Track..." Lonnie Russ - "Tell Me How" Jimmy Norman - "Here Comes The Night" Solomon Burke - "Won't You Give Him (One More Chance)" The Drifters - "Ain't It The Truth" Bob & Earl - "The Sissy" The Patti-Cakes - "Peas Porridge" Jimi Hendrix Experience - "Fire (alt.)" The Moments - "I've Got To Keep On Loving You" The Chi-Lites - "The Devil Is Doing His Work" Chuck Cornish - "Ali Funky Thing" Phillip...

Duration:02:06:36

RIP Charlie Watts from Aug 24, 2021

8/25/2021
Rolling Stones - "We Love You" Rolling Stones - "Jumpin' Jack Flash" Rolling Stones - "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" Rolling Stones - "Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing In The Shadow?" Rolling Stones - "Honky Tonk Women" Rolling Stones - "Out Of Time" Rolling Stones - "19th Nervous Breakdown" Rolling Stones - "Brown Sugar" Rolling Stones - "Paint It Black" Rolling Stones - "The Last Time" Rolling Stones - "Time Is On My Side" Rolling Stones - "Play With Fire" Rolling...

Duration:02:05:20

Episode from Aug 17, 2021

8/18/2021
The Tempests - "Long Live Our Love" Shades Of Brown - "Little Girl" Arthur & Mary - "Let's Get Together" Jackie Shane - "Any Other Way" Eugene Kemp - "No Pity In The City" Bill Coday - "I'm Back To Collect" Mongo Santamaria - "I Can't Get Next To You" Clarence Carter - "Back Door Santa" Larry Davis - "Whole World Down On You" Gene & Jerry - "Sho Is Grooving" Googie Rene Combo - "Chica-Boo" Huey "Piano" Smith & His Clowns - "Pop-Eye" Frankie Lee Sims - "Lucy Mae Blues" Johnny...

Duration:02:06:34

Episode from Aug 10, 2021

8/11/2021
Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - "Game Of Love" The Kinks - "Tired Of Waiting For You" The Byrds - "Mr Tambourine Man" New Colony Six - "Come & Give Your Love To Me" The Riptides - "Where The Big Lights Are" Leroy Jones - "It's All Right" Johnny G & The Saints - "Baby Can I Change My Mind" Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - "The Love I Lost" Egyptian Combo - "Main Theme From "Dr Zhivago"" Sunny & The Sunglows - "Talk To Me" Clarence Murray - "The Book Of Love" Billy Guy & The...

Duration:02:05:46

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