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The Long Way Home with Kris Holmes

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20 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.

20 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.
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Location:

East Orange, NJ

Networks:

WFMU

Description:

20 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 Jul 10, 2018

7/11/2018
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Benny Ornelas - "Jugo De Pina" La Raza Humilde Band - "Nos Amamos Los Dos" Little Jr Jesse & His Teardrops - "Carino Santo" Sunny & The Sunliners - "It's Too Late" Tommy McLain - "I Need You So" Kenny Chandler - "The Magic Ring" Laura Ann Ward - "Walk With Me" Buddy Wright - "Foolish Things" The Royalettes - "It's Gonna Take A Miracle" Simms Twins - "Baby It's Real" The Magic Touch - "Step Into My World" The Montclairs - "Baby (You Know I'm Gonna Miss You)" The Jones Boys - "I...

Duration:02:08:33

Episode from Jun 26, 2018

6/26/2018
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Toussaint McCall - "Shimmy" Chuck Jackson - "Candy" Charles Bradley - "No Time For Dreaming" John Roberts - "Be My Baby" The Dapps - "Gittin' A Little Hipper" Willie Mitchell - "My Babe" King Solomon - "You Ain't Nothing But A Teenager" Ray Sharp & the Soul Set - "She Needs Love" The Rimshots - "Who Got The Monster" Ray Charles - "The Train" Gene Faith - "My Baby's Missing" Roy Lee Johnson - "Boogaloo #3" Kings Go Forth - "One Day" Five By Five - "Fire" Soul Twins -...

Duration:02:08:33

Episode from Jun 19, 2018

6/20/2018
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Spencer Wiggins - "Lonely Man" Clara Ward - "Dead End Street" The Posse - "(I've Got To) Take You Out" John Roberts - "To Be My Girl" Mad Lads - "What Will Love Tend To Make You Do" Natural Four - "Try Love Again" Frankie Karl & The Dreams - "Don't Be Afraid" Barbara Lynn - "This Is The Thanks I Get" Bobby Wade - "Can't You Hear Me Calling" Majestic Arrows - "The Magic Of Your Love" The Realistics - "Too Shy" Billy & The Bloodknots - "Only Trying To Mess Up My Mind" Bobby Womack...

Duration:02:08:31

Episode from Jun 12, 2018

6/12/2018
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Stevie Wonder - "Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)" Edwin Starr - "Twenty-Five Miles" The Vibrations - "Soul A Go-Go" Ray Gant & the Arabian Knights - "Chattanooga Walk" Thee Midniters - "Chicano Power" The Jives - "I Want You" The Ulti-Mations - "Would I Do It Over" Prince Harold - "Baby You've Got Me" Kickin' Mustangs - "Kickin'" Iron Knowledge - "Show Stopper" The Delacardos - "Got No One" Wallace Brothers - "I Need Someone" Unknown Artist - "This Is Goodbye" Earles Inc -...

Duration:02:08:39

Episode from Jun 5, 2018

6/6/2018
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Louis Prima - "Ol Man Mose" Sweet Daddy Reed - "I Believe To My Soul" Bobby Powell - "Why (Am I Treated So Bad)" The Pitter Pats - "Naturally" Polka Dot Slim - "A Thing You Gotta Face" Eldridge Holmes - "Pop Popcorn Children" Charles Brimmer - "Afflicted" Willie West - "Face The Music" Alvin Robinson - "I'm Gonna Put Some Hurt On You" Little Buck - "Let It Be Now" Benny Spellman - "Fortune Teller" Bobby Marchan - "Hooked" Tami Lynn - "I'm Gonna Run Away From You" Jimmy London -...

Duration:02:08:07

Episode from May 29, 2018

5/29/2018
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Mighty Clouds Of Joy - "Time" Mighty Clouds Of Joy - "Mighty Cloud Of Joy" Bo Diddley - "Make A Hit Record" Denise LaSalle - "Good Goody Getter" James Brown - "My Thang" James Brown - "Reality" Funkadelic - "Standing On The Verge Of Getting It On" Choice Four - "Hook It Up" Jay Dee - "Strange Funky Games And Things" Garland Hilton - "Instead Of Just A Friend" Jessie Hill - "Scoop Scoobie Doobie" Dell Stewart - "Let My Lover Go" Benny Spellman - "If You Love Her" Lydia Marcelle -...

Duration:02:08:31

Episode from May 22, 2018

5/23/2018
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Mark V Unlimited - "Gone" Johnny & Dolores - "Sockin' Soul" The Sharpees - "Take Me To Your Leader" Out Of Sights - "Tears Don't Care Who Cries" The Gaslight - "If You See Her" The Dennisons - "Walking The Dog" Gamma Goochee Himself - "I'm Gonna Buy Me A Dog" Johnny & The Expressions - "Where Is The Party?" The Delacardos - "I Know I'm Not Much" Sweet Cherries - "Don't Give It Away" Voices Of East Harlem - "New Vibrations" The Notations - "A New Day" Knight Brothers - "She's...

Duration:02:08:04

Episode from May 15, 2018

5/16/2018
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Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford - "Don't You Worry" Sonny Boy Williamson - "Bye Bye Bird" The Classics - "Enie Minie Mo" The Intruders - "Friends No More" Donnie Elbert - "Can't Get Over Losing You" Bar-Kays - "Copy Kat" Roberto Jordan - "Castillos De Algodon" Underground Sunshine - "Take Me Break Me" Los Pablos - "No Se Porque" Marvin Gaye - "Forever" Wilson Pickett - "Baby Call On Me" Bobby Bland - "Honey Child" The Masqueraders - "I Ain't Gonna Stop" Rene & Rene - "I'm Not The...

Duration:02:08:27