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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 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

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

1/6/2021
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

12/30/2020
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

12/23/2020
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

12/16/2020
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

12/9/2020
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

11/25/2020
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