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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

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode from Nov 13, 2018

11/13/2018
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The Invincibles - "Heart Full Of Love" The Eight Minutes - "Let's Sign A Peace Treaty" The Dontells - "Move On Down The Line" The Three Dudes - "I'm Beggin' You" Bobby Oroza - "Should I Take You Home" Sunny & The Sunliners - "Get Down" Ray's Trio - "Drippin' Hot" Chuck Robinson - "She's Only A Baby Herself" Rollee McGill - "You Left Me Here To Cry" Broken Hearts Inc - "Please Don't Walk Away" Toro - "Falling In Love" Gloria Taylor - "Grounded" Bobby Lee Trammell - "Shirley...

Duration:02:04:24

Episode from Nov 6, 2018

11/7/2018
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The Voice Masters - "If A Woman Catches A Fool" Larry Williams - "You Ask for One Good Reason" Little Sister - "You're The One" Foxy - "Call Me Later" Force Of Nature - "Fool's Wonderland" The Spectrum - "London Bridge Is Coming Down" Jeri Laird - "Get It If It's Good" Jo Jo Benson - "Having My Glory" The Impressions - "Talking About My Baby" Harry M & The Marvels - "The U-T" The Tams - "Silly Little Girl" The Tams - "You Lied To Your Daddy" Oscar Toney Jr. - "You Can Lead Your...

Duration:02:06:35

Gospel 45s from Oct 30, 2018

10/31/2018
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Golden Trumpets - "The Blood Of Jesus" Gospel Sounds - "Nowhere To Run" Gospel Redeemers - "The Lord Is The Master" Gospel Leaders - "My Rock" Gospel Keynotes - "Working For Jesus" Gospel Harmonettes - "Trouble" Gospel Commanders - "Won't Have To Cry" Gospel Clouds Of Joy - "I'll Be Listening" Gospel Clefs - "Let The Lord Come In" Gospel Chords - "God Will Bring Things Out" Gospel Chimes - "I'll Make It Alright" Gospel All Stars - "That's Why I Love Him So" Gospel All Stars -...

Duration:02:06:49

Episode from Oct 23, 2018

10/24/2018
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The Knockouts - "Mo Jo (Got My Mojo Working)" The Perpetual Motion - "Sally Brown" The Blanders - "Jitterbug" Earl Gaines - "24 Hours A Day" The Miracles - "Got A Job" Lloyd Sims - "I Want To Know" Liz McCall - "Boy From Crosstown" Sam Butera - "Love Bandit" Bobby Bland - "Shoes" The Four Pennies - "You're A Gas With Your Trash" Wilson Pickett - "I'm Gonna Love You" Little Henry Lee - "Better Use Your Head" Spiral Starecase - "More Today Than Yesterday" Charles Van Zandt -...

Duration:02:06:00

LPs Going Unsteady from Oct 16, 2018

10/17/2018
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Roy Meriwether - "East Of Nowhere" - The Stone Truth Ramsey Lewis - "Old Devil Moon" - In Chicago Oscar Peterson - "Maria" - West Side Story Charlie Parker - "Koko" - The Genius Of Charlie Parker James Clay & David "Fathead" Newman - "Some Kinda Mean" - The Sound Of Wide Open Spaces Errol Garner, Stan Getz, Wardell Gray, Sonny Criss & Gerald Wiggins - "I'll Get Away" - Sonny Criss, Gerald Wiggins, Errol Garner & Stan Getz Lee Morgan - "Bess" - The Lee Morgan Quintet Jimmy McGriff -...

Duration:02:06:34

Episode from Oct 9, 2018

10/10/2018
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Sag War Fare - "Don't Be So Jive" Double O's Demingos - "Color One Tear Black" The Moments - "Pray For Me" Mark IV - "My Everything You Are" The Volumes - "I'm Gonna Miss You" Maxine Brown - "One Step At A Time" Swan Silvertones - "I'm Not Tired Yet" Holmes Sisters - "Son Of Man" Robert, Ron & Eddie - "Love Potion #9" Carlos Guzman - "El Tren" CL & The Pictures - "Talking About My Baby" Tamiko Jones - "Ya Ya" Jimmy Mack Foundation - "The Victim" Bob Kuban - "Jerkin'...

Duration:02:06:29

Episode from Oct 2, 2018

10/3/2018
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Rene Y Rene - "Mi Corazon Esta Llorando" The Delights Orchestra - "King Of The Horse" The Baltimore and Ohio Marching Band - "Condition Red" Aretha Franklin - "Rough Lover" Ritchie Adams - "I Can't Escape From You" Mark James - "River Of Tears" Mark James - "She's Gone Away" Benny Easley - "Danger Signals" The Sunglows - "All Night Worker" The Sprints - "My Love" The Stardusters - "Mama Didn't Know" LaVern Baker - "For Love Of You" Bo Diddley - "She's Alright" The Rocking Ghosts...

Duration:02:05:26

Episode from Sep 25, 2018

9/25/2018
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Charleen Houston - "All I Could Do Was Cry" The Cake - "Baby That's Me" The "5" Royales - "Tell The Truth" The Accents - "Tell Me" LaVern Baker - "Tiny Tim" The Holidays - "Watch Out Girl" Dusty Springfield - "Haunted" Joe Tex - "You Better Believe It Baby" Freda Payne - "Sad Sad September" Clyde McPhatter - "Everybody Loves A Good Time" Young Executives - "Everybody Do The Duck" Andy & The Live Wires - "You've Done It Again" Bobby Lee Trammell - "Arkansas Twist" Neal Ford & The...

Duration:02:06:46

Episode from Sep 18, 2018

9/19/2018
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Horace Silver - "The Jody Grind" Les McCann & Eddie Harris - "Compared To What" Donald Byrd - "Gate City" Lee Morgan - "Just In Time" Eddie (Lockjaw) Davis - "Tia Juana" Miles Davis - "Well You Needn't" Ray Bryant - "Poochie" Buddy Rich - "Mercy Mercy Mercy" Sarah Vaughan - "1, 2, 3" Joey Pastrana - "My Victrola" The McCoys - "Don't Fight It" Dragon - "April Sun In Cuba" Dragon - "Are You Old Enough" Southern Fried - "Put It Where You Want It" Southern Fried - "Sixteen...

Duration:02:06:28