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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 Jan 26, 2021

1/26/2021
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

1/19/2021
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

Episode from Jan 12, 2021

1/12/2021
Roy - Sarah & The Traits - "Get Back" Bobby Bland - "I Can't Stop Singing" Johnny Winter - "Gangster Of Love" The Clique - "Stay By Me" Rev Oris Mays - "Nobody Can Turn Me Around" Preston Epps - "Bongo Boogie" Big Dee Erwin - "Discotheque" Florelie Escano - "The Liberating Kind" The Escorts - "Ooh Baby Baby" The Esquires - "I Don't Know" The Ethics - "Look At Me Now" Evangeline Made - "Burnt Flesh" Nate Evans - "Main Squeeze" Russell Evans & the Nite Hawks - "Send Me Some...

Duration:02:06:26

Episode from Jan 5, 2021

1/5/2021
Warren Smith - "I've Got Love If You Want It" Johnny Ray Harris - "Doggone" Roy Orbison - "Ooby Dooby" The Jivers - "Little Mama" Young Jessie - "Mary Lou" Nathaniel Mayer - "Village Of Love" Titus Turner - "Hey Doll Baby" Garnet Mimms - "Tell Me Baby" Koko Taylor - "Insane Asylum" Joe Wilson - "When A Man Cries" Magnificent Malochi - "Mama Your Daddy's Come Home" Jackie Wilson & LaVern Baker - "Think Twice" The Ethics - "I Want My Baby Back" Phyllis Smith - "The Feeling Is...

Duration:02:06:18

Episode from Dec 29, 2020

12/29/2020
Chuck Edwards - "Downtown Soulville" Dee Edwards - "Why Can't There Be Love" Gloria Edwards - "(Need Nobody to Help Me) Keep Up with My Man" John Edwards - "Vanishing Love" Tommy Edwards - "It's All In The Game" Edwards Generation - "School Is In" Egyptian Combo - "Rockin' Little Egypt" Eight Minutes - "Take My Love Don't Set Me Free" E.J.'s LTD - "Black Bull" Jonn El - "Hot Pants USA" Donnie Elbert - "Just A Little Bit Of Lovin'" El Chicano - "Viva Tirado" The Eldees - "Don't Be...

Duration:02:05:28

Episode from Dec 22, 2020

12/22/2020
Homer - "I Never Cared For You" Ted Jarrett & Band - "(Let's Twist) Slow And Easy" Mongo Santamaria - "Streak O' Lean" Duncan Sisters - "It's You That I Need" The Duponts - "Screamin' Ball (At Dracula Hall)" Allison Durbin - "It's Your Thing" Jean DuShon - "Feeling Good" The Dutones - "The Bird" Dyke & The Blazers - "Funky Walk" Dynamic Adam - "Forgive Me" Dynamic Corvettes - "Funky Music Is The Thing" Dynamic Eight - "Street Woman" The Dynamics - "Misery" The Dynamics - "She's...

Duration:02:05:51

Episode from Dec 15, 2020

12/15/2020
Bo Dollis & The Wild Magnolia Mardi Gras Indian Band - "Handa Wanda" Dolly & The Fashions - "The Right One" Fats Domino - "I'm Gonna Be A Wheel Someday" Renaldo Domino - "You Don't Love Me No More" Don & Dewey - "Koko Joe" Donald & The Delighters - "(Native Girl) Elephant Walk" Jimmy Donley - "Honey Stop Twistin'" Donna & Eddie - "Crying Over You" The Dontells - "Move On Down The Line" The Do-Ray-Mi Trio - "Saturday Night Fish Fry" Doris & Kelley - "You Don't Have To...

Duration:02:05:03

Episode from Dec 8, 2020

12/8/2020
Detroit Emeralds - "Baby Let Me Take You (In My Arms)" Detroit Jr - "Call My Job" Detroit Sex Machines - "The Funky Crawl" William DeVaughan - "Be Thankful For What You Got" Tracey Dey - "Who's That" The Devils - "The X-Sorcist" The Devotions - "Same Old Sweet Lovin" The Diablos - "Baby Be Mine" Diamond Joe - "The ABC Song" The Diamonds - "It's A Doggone Shame" Manu Dibango - "Soul Makossa (Original Version)" Dibondoko - "Pull Me Up" Deke Dickerson & The Bo-Keys - "Love Man" Bo...

Duration:02:06:35

Episode from Nov 24, 2020

11/24/2020
Jimmy McCracklin - "Susie & Pat" Willie Cobbs - "Don't Say Goodbye" Little Walter - "I Don't Play" Sandy Wynns - "Love Belongs To Everyone" The Jewels - "Papa Left Mama Holdin' The Bag" Aaron Neville - "Speak To Me" The Diplomats - "Love Ain't What It Used To Be" Sam & Bill - "I Feel Like Crying" The Shirelles - "Love That Man" Maxine Brown - "One Step At A Time" Dionne Warwick - "You Can Have Him" Billy Butler - "Come Over To My Side" Guess Who - "Hey Ho What You Do To Me" Iggy...

Duration:02:06:39

Episode from Nov 17, 2020

11/17/2020
The Contours - "First I Look At The Purse" Young-Holt Unlimited - "Soulful Strut" Cliff Nobles & Co. - "The Horse" Fantastic Johnny C - "Boogaloo Down Broadway" King Floyd - "It's Wonderful" Bill Deal & The Rhondells - "Sea Of Life" John Fred & His Playboy Band - "Agnes English" Kenny Rankin - "US Mail" Box Tops - "The Letter" Conway Twitty - "Got My Mojo Working" Hank Thompson - "Rockin' In The Congo" Billy Mure - "Kaw-Liga" Jack Scott - "The Way I Walk" Bill Brock - "Black...

Duration:02:04:21

Episode from Nov 10, 2020

11/10/2020
Kai Winding - "Comin' Home Baby" Billy Abbott And The Jewels - "Come On & Dance With Me" Jerry Lee Lewis - "I've Been Twistin'" B-B - "High Pockets Twist" The Edsels - "Rink-A-Din-Ki-Do" Lee Dorsey - "Operation Heartache" James Brown - "Talkin' Loud And Sayin' Nothin' Pt.1" James Brown - "Talkin' Loud And Sayin' Nothin' Pt.2" James Brown - "Let A Man Come In And Do The Popcorn" Joe Odom - "Big Love" Floyd Brown - "Someone" Jimmy Hughes - "Don't Lose Your Good Thing" Gary Walker -...

Duration:02:06:38

Episode from Nov 3, 2020

11/3/2020
Big Bo Thomas & the Arrows - "How About It" Don Covay - "Take This Hurt Off Me" Crabby Appleton - "Grab On" James Crawford - "Honest I Do" Sugarboy Crawford - "She's The One" Rance Allen Group - "Just My Imagination" - The Best of the Rance Allen Group Rance Allen Group - "There's Gonna Be A Showdown" - The Best of the Rance Allen Group Rance Allen Group - "That Will Be Good Enough For Me" - The Best of the Rance Allen Group Rance Allen Group - "Hot Line To Jesus" - The Best of the...

Duration:02:05:44

Episode from Oct 27, 2020

10/27/2020
ConSoul featuring Herb Larkins - "I Need You" Continental Four - "Escape From Planet Earth" The Contours - "Do You Love Me" Contributors of Soul - "Look What You Done For Me" Jimmy Conwell - "To Much" Jack Cook - "The Love You Save (May Be Your Own)" Little Joe Cook and The Thrillers - "Funky Hump" Ronnie Cook - "Super Fine Girl" Cook E Jarr and his Krumbs - "Ain't No Use" Sam Cooke - "Wonderful World" Cookie & His Cupcakes - "Mathilda" The Cookies - "Chains" Cookin' on 3 Burners...

Duration:02:04:11

LPs Going Unsteady from Oct 20, 2020

10/20/2020
Lee Morgan - "Ca-Lee-So" - Delightfulee Jimmy McGriff - "All About My Girl" - A Toast To Jimmy McGriff's Greatest Hits Kenny Dorham - "Spring Cannon" - Kenny Dorham & Friends Larry Young - "Pavanne" - Of Love And Peace Dewey Redman - "Look For The Black Star" - Look For The Black Star Jackie McLean - "Soul" - 'Bout Soul Eric Dolphy - "Something Sweet, Something Tender" - Out To Lunch Lou Rawls - "Love Is A Hurtin' Thing" - Soulin' Barbara Lewis - "If You Love Her" - Baby I'm...

Duration:02:05:29

Episode from Oct 13, 2020

10/13/2020
Joe (Youngblood) Cobb - "It's L.B. Time" Willie Cobbs - "You Don't Love Me" Billy Cobham - "Moon Germs" The Cobras - "La La" Kimball Coburn - "Evil Eye" Wayne Cochran - "Some-A Your Sweet Love" Bill Coday - "Let Me Be Your Handy Man" The C.O.D.'s - "Michael" The Coeds - "Juke Box" Dennis Coffey - "Theme from Black Belt Jones" James Coit - "Black Power" Coko & The Iron Souls - "My Love Is True" Cold Blood - "Baby I Love You" Cold Diamond & Mink - "Queen Of Soul" Cold Fire -...

Duration:02:06:31

Episode from Oct 6, 2020

10/6/2020
Van Halen - "Eruption" Van Halen - "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love" Van Halen - "Runnin' With The Devil" Van Halen - "Jump" Van Halen - "Why Can't This Be Love" Johnny Nash - "Some of Your Lovin'" Johnny Nash - "Understanding" Johnny Nash - "Lovey Dovey" Johnny Nash - "You Got Soul" Johnny Nash - "Cupid" Junior Parker - "You Can't Keep A Good Woman Down" Willie Hightower - "It's Too Late" Joyce Mitchell - "Maybe" Maurice & Mac - "So Much Love" The Valentinos - "She's So Good To...

Duration:02:06:24

Roy Head Tribute at the top from Sep 22, 2020

9/22/2020
The Traits - "One More Time" Roy Head & The Traits - "Treat Her Right" The Traits - "Don't Be Blue" Roy Head & The Traits - "So Long My Love" Roy Head - "Just A Little Bit" Roy Head & The Traits - "Apple Of My Eye" Roy Head - "Treat Me Right" Roy Head & The Traits - "I Pass The Day" Roy Head & The Traits - "My Babe" Roy Head - "Wigglin' and Gigglin'" Roy Head & The Traits - "Pain" Roy Head - "Driving Wheel" Roy Head - "Don't Cry No More" Roy Head - "Get Back" Roy Head - "To...

Episode from Sep 15, 2020

9/15/2020
The Seeds - "The Wind Blows Your Hair" The Rubber Band - "Sunshine Of Your Love" Ray Franklin & His Orchestra - "That's Not Nice" Little Richard - "Poor Dog (Who Can't Wag His Own Tail)" Albert King - "I Get Evil" Ike & Tina Turner - "I'm Going Back Home" Rockin' Sidney - "Ya Ya" Rockin' Sidney - "You Ain't Nothin' But Fine" Roper Dance Orchestra - "Guajira Con Amor" Jimmy Smith - "Hobo Flats" The Casinos - "I Still Love You" Jimmy Castor Bunch - "The Everything Man" Antonio...

Episode from Sep 8, 2020

9/8/2020
Butler Brothers - "Reputation" BW Souls - "Marvin's Groove" Bobby Byrd - "If You Got a Love You Better (Hold On to It)" Jerry Byrne - "Carry On" Fantastic Johnny C - "Is There Anything Better Than Making Love?" Roy C - "Loneliness Has Got A Hold On Me" The C & C Boys - "It's All Over Now" C & The Shells - "You Can't Do That To Me" Cactus Channel - "Pepper Snake" The Cadets - "Love Bandit" The Cadillacs - "Peek-A-Boo" The Cake - "Baby That's Me" Millie Calhoun - "I Go For You...

Duration:02:06:01

Episode from Sep 1, 2020

9/1/2020
Jimmy Brown - "Soul Man" Sir Lattimore Brown - "Cruise On Fannie (Cruise On)" Louise Brown - "Son-In-Law" Magica Brown - "I Won't Be Back" Maxine Brown - "If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody" Nappy Brown - "Coal Miner" Otis Brown - "Southside Chicago" Piney Brown - "Nashville Wimmin" Richard Brown - "Sweet & Kind" Richie Brown - "Uptight" Roy Brown - "Diddy-Y-Diddy-O" Ruth Brown - "This Little Girl's Gone Rockin'" Sammy Brown - "Got To Leave This Town" Shirley Brown - "Yes Sir...

Duration:02:05:06