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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 Dec 7, 2021

12/7/2021
Los Rockin' Devils - "Bule Bule (Wooly Bully)" Marion Love - "Another Rainy Day" Mary Love - "Move A Little Closer" Ronnie Love - "North To St Louis" Rudy Love & the Company Soul - "Happiness" Love Child's Afro Cuban Blues Band - "Bang Bang" Love For Dollars And Cents - "The Next World" Love, Peace & Happiness - "Don't Blame the Young Folks (For the Drug Society)" The Lovelites - "Bumpy Road Ahead" The Lovemasters - "Love Train" The Lovers - "Do This For Me" Love Unlimited - "I...

Duration:02:04:47

Episode from Nov 30, 2021

11/30/2021
Los Aztecas - "Prueba De Amor" Sunny & The Sunliners - "The Thing" Sunny & The Sunglows - "Oop Oop Pidoo" Sunny & The Sunliners - "Smile Now Cry Later" Sunny & The Sunliners - "Short Short Shorty" Sunny & The Sunliners - "I'm No Stranger" Sunny & The Sunliners - "You Send Me" Rudy & The Reno Bops - "Do The Jerk Like Me" Royal Jesters - "That Girl" Big Walter & His Thunderbirds - "Pack Fair And Square" Mad Man Taylor - "Rock 'N' Roll Espanole" Adams Bros - "You're In Love" The...

Duration:02:06:27

Episode from Nov 23, 2021

11/24/2021
Eddie Lang - "Food Stamp Blues" Larry Bright - "Shake That Thing" Theresa Lindsey - "Gotta Find A Way" The Lintons - "Lost Love" Liparis Nervosa Sextet - "Prayer" The Litterbugs - "Charlypso" Ervin Little & His Sensational Sounds - "Teach Me How To Boogaloo" Little Rose Little - "You've Got The Love" Little Ann - "Going Down a One Way Street (The Wrong Way)" Little Archie - "I Am A Carpet" Little Beaver - "Party Down" Little Ben & The Cheers - "Beggar Of Love" Little Buck & The...

Duration:02:06:21

Episode from Nov 16, 2021

11/16/2021
The Orlons - "Not Me" Larry Williams - "Dizzy Miss Lizzy" Georgie Fame - "Beware Of The Dog" Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs - "Wooly Bully" Percy Sledge - "When A Man Loves A Woman" Ronnie Love - "Chills And Fever" Jon & Robin And The In Crowd - "Love Me Baby" Paul Revere & The Raiders - "Peace Of Mind" Paul Revere & The Raiders - "Ups & Downs" Paul Revere & The Raiders - "Don't Take It So Hard" The Hombres - "Let It Out (Let It All Hang Out)" The Marvelettes - "Too Many Fish In The...

Duration:02:06:19

Episode from Nov 9, 2021

11/10/2021
The Dells - "Don't Make Me A Storyteller" Los Versatiles - "Por Que Te Fuiste" Roy Montelongo - "Esta Nuche La Paso Contigo" Poli Chavez y sus Coronados - "Te Lo Dije" Juan Saucedo - "Vamos A Platicar" The Action - "Something About You" - Soul Time (The Kiwi Soul Scene 1965-1972) Billy Karaitiana - "Pains Of Love" - Soul Time (The Kiwi Soul Scene 1965-1972) The Castaways - "Baby What I Mean" - Soul Time (The Kiwi Soul Scene 1965-1972) The Challenge - "Things Get Better" - Soul Time...

Duration:02:05:42

Episode from Nov 2, 2021

11/3/2021
Human Beinz - "Turn On Your Love Light" The Daylighters - "Bear Mash Stomp" Soulful Strings - "Burning Spear" Wes Montgomery - "A Day In The Life" Delia Gartrell - "Fight Fire With Fire" William Bell - "Marching Off To War" Little Willie John - "You Hurt Me" Hugh Masekela - "Grazing In The Grass" The Persuaders - "Love Gonna Pack Up (And Walk Out)" Fontella Bass - "Safe And Sound" The Shirelles - "Love That Man" David Camon - "I Can't Believe I Ate That Whole Thang" Bobby Bland -...

Duration:02:06:22

Episode from Oct 26, 2021

10/27/2021
The Intruders - "A Love That's Real" GC Cameron - "Girl I Really Love You" Joe Hinton - "If You Love Me" Little Sister - "Stanga" Roscoe Robinson - "How Much Pressure (Do You Think I Can Stand)" Ramsey Lewis - "If You've Got It Flaunt It" James Brown - "I Got Ants In My Pants" Chuck Jackson & Maxine Brown - "Don't Go" Bobby Bland - "Save Your Love For Me" Oscar Toney Jr - "Ain't That True Love" Mickey & Sylvia - "Let's Shake Some More" The Rhythm Rebellion - "Spellbinder" The...

Duration:02:05:50

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