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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 Aug 13, 2019

8/13/2019
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The Lagnafs - "Your Money Couldn't Buy Me" Del-Ray's - "The Bounce" Earl Grant - "Hide Nor Hair" The Crystals - "I Love My Baby" The Wetbacks - "Jose Jimenez" Publio & The Valiants - "Image Of Love" Lou Neefs - "Sixteen Tons" James "Mr Fish" Preston - "(You Got To) Keep Your Soul Movin" Al Epp & The Pharaohs - "Breaking My Heart" Dionne Warwicke - "You're Gonna Need Me" The Premiers - "Annie Oakley" Earl Knight & George Kelley - "Let It Roll" Arthur Prysock - "(I Wanna Go) Where...

Duration:02:05:57

Episode from Aug 6, 2019

8/7/2019
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Barbara Lewis - "Sho-Nuff (It's Got To Be Your Love)" ZZ Hill - "You Got What I Need" Little Milton - "I Who Have Nothing" Rudy Love & the Company Soul - "Happiness" Irma Thomas - "She's Taken My Part" Underground Resurrection - "Reality" Charles Hodges - "Slip Around" Joe Towns - "Together We Can Make Such Sweet Music" Don Gardner - "I'm in Such Misery" BB King - "You're Gonna Miss Me" The Fogcutters - "Casting My Spell" The Pace-Setters - "Mustang" Sweet Smoke - "Morning...

Duration:02:06:30

Episode from Jul 30, 2019

7/30/2019
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Ann Henry - "Like Young" Rickey Agary - "Everybody Needs Someone" Jimmy McCracklin - "Set Six" Elsie Mae (T.V. Mama) - "Whole Lot Of Lovin'" Johnny Guitar Watson - "Hot Little Mamma" The Teardrops - "You Won't Be There" Mouse & The Traps - "Cryin' Inside" Danny & The Sessions - "Mojo" Polymers Children - "Summer Rainbow" The Strangeloves - "Cara-Lin" Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrian Quesada - "Tamarindio" James Polk & The Brothers - "Stick-To-It-Tive-Ness" Seventh Wonder - "For The...

Duration:02:06:29

Art Neville Tribute Show from Jul 23, 2019

7/24/2019
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The Meters - "Chicken Strut" The Meters - "Liver Splash" The Meters - "Wichita Lineman" The Meters - "Joog" The Meters - "Go For Yourself" The Hawketts - "Mardi Gras Mambo" Little Richard - "The Girl Can't Help It" Art Neville - "Come Back Love" Art Neville - "You Won't Do Right" Art Neville - "All These Things" Art Neville - "Skeet Scat" Art Neville - "Hook, Line and Sinker" Art Neville - "Bo Diddley" Art Neville - "Buy Me A Rainbow" Art Neville - "Heartaches" Warren Lee -...

Duration:02:06:08

Episode from Jul 16, 2019

7/17/2019
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Nuclear Juarez - "Bat Country" Conj. De Pepe Gonzalez - "El Hippie" David Rockingham Trio - "Dawn" Jon Thomas - "Hard Head" Quarter Notes - "Frantic Flip" Vivian Reed - "I Want To Be Free" Miz Davis - "Sing A Happy Funky Song" Beginning Of The End - "Funky Nassau" South Side Movement - "Have A Little Mercy" Electric Express - "It's The Real Thing" Timothy Carr - "Let's Start All Over Again" Primrose Circus - "PS Call Me Lulu" The Reflections - "Comin' At You" Jackie Wilson -...

Duration:02:04:49

Episode from Jul 9, 2019

7/10/2019
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Billy Preston - "The Girl's Got "It"" Bobby McClure - "Peak Of Love" Gene Pitney - "She's A Heartbreaker" The Malibus - "A Broken Man" Kai Winding - "Comin' Home Baby" Solomon Burke - "You're Good For Me" Chris Bartley - "The Sweetest Thing This Side of Heaven" The Montclairs - "Dreaming Out Of Season" Dionne Warwick - "You're Gonna Need Me" Solomon Burke - "Time Is A Thief" Don Covay - "Iron Out The Rough Spots" Carl Carlton - "Sure Miss Loving You" Fantastic Johnny C - "Hitch...

Duration:02:06:25

Episode from Jul 2, 2019

7/2/2019
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Larry Williams - "Bony Moronie" Johnny Otis - "Ring-A-Ling" Nolan Strong - "Mind Over Matter" Lightnin' Slim - "My Babe" Jimmy McCracklin - "The Walk" Bill Deal & The Rhondels - "Day By Day My Love Grows Stronger" Noe Pro - "Estaba Todo Escrito" Gene Chandler and Barbara Acklin - "From The Teacher To The Preacher" Geraldine Hunt & Charlie Hodges - "Together" Bobby Moore & The Rhythm Aces - "Searching For My Love" Ted Taylor - "Dancing Annie" Four Sonics - "It Takes Two" Pigmeat...

Duration:02:06:33

Dave Bartholomew Tribute to start from Jun 25, 2019

6/26/2019
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Dave Bartholomew - "Yeah Yeah" Dave Bartholomew - "Turn Your Lamps Down Low" Dave Bartholomew - "People Are Talking" Dave Bartholomew - "Can't Take It No More" Dave Bartholomew - "Shrimp & Gumbo" Tami Lynn - "One Night Of Sin" Huey Smith & the Clowns - "Behind The Wheel" Chris Kenner - "Sick & Tired" Sugar Boy Crawford - "She's Gotta Wobble (When She Walks)" Chris Kenner - "Nothing Will Keep Me From You" Sugar Boy Crawford - "You Gave Me Love" Sugar Boy Crawford - "She's The...

Duration:02:06:12

Episode from Jun 18, 2019

6/18/2019
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Ray Charles - "Back Home" Bobby Freeman - "Little Girl Don't You Understand" Freddy King - "Takin' Care Of Business" Little Jr. Parker - "I'm Gonna Stop" Darlene Paul - "Shimmy" TK Hulin - "I'm Ashamed Enough To Die" Maria Elena y Carlos Miranda con los Sunglows - "Cuatro Copas" Johnny Jano - "Shed So Many Tears" Chuck Walker & The VIP's with Bobby McVay - "I'll Be Standing By" Gene Chandler - "Think Nothing About It" Marvin Gaye - "One More Heartache" The Miracles - "My Girl Has...

Duration:02:06:19

Lil Buck & Dr John Tribute from Jun 11, 2019

6/12/2019
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David Batiste & The Gladiators - "Funky Soul" Lil Buck & the Top Cats - "Monkey In A Sack" Lil Buck & the Top Cats - "Don't Make Me Cry" Lil Buck & the Top Cats - "Cat Scream" Lil Buck & the Top Cats - "Cat's Back" Clifton Chenier - "Keep On Scratching" Clifton Chenier - "Money" Clifton Chenier - "Key To The Highway" Little Bob & the Lollipops - "I Got Loaded" Little Bob & the Lollipops - "I Can't Take It" Jerry Byrne - "Carry On" Robert Parker - "All Nite Long" Jerry Byrne -...

Duration:02:05:58

Roky Erickson/Thirteenth Floor Elevators Tribute from Jun 4, 2019

6/5/2019
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The Spades - "You're Gonna Miss Me" Thirteenth Floor Elevators - "Reverberation (Doubt)" The Spades - "We Sell Soul" Thirteenth Floor Elevators - "Fire Engine" Thirteenth Floor Elevators - "I've Got Levitation" Thirteenth Floor Elevators - "She Lives (In a Time of Her Own)" Thirteenth Floor Elevators - "Before You Accuse Me" Thirteenth Floor Elevators - "Baby Blue" Thirteenth Floor Elevators - "Slip Inside This House" Thirteenth Floor Elevators - "I'm Gonna Love You Too" Thirteenth...

Duration:02:06:40

John Gary Williams & The Mad Lads Tribute from May 28, 2019

5/28/2019
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The Mad Lads - "Tear Maker" The Mad Lads - "Sugar Sugar" The Mad Lads - "Don't Have To Shop Around" The Mad Lads - "Come Closer To Me" The Mad Lads - "What Will Love Tend To Make You Do" The Mad Lads - "Patch My Heart" The Mad Lads - "I Want A Girl" The Mad Lads - "You Mean So Much To Me" The Mad Lads - "I Don't Want To Lose Your Love" The Mad Lads - "Mr Fix It" The Mad Lads - "These Simple Reasons" The Mad Lads - "My Inspiration" The Mad Lads - "No Time Is Better Than Right...

Duration:02:08:08

ARC Finds Show from May 21, 2019

5/22/2019
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Carolyn Franklin - "You Really Didn't Mean It" Brother Jack McDuff - "Do It Now" Shirley Ellis - "The Clapping Song" Desmond Dekker - "My Precious World" Lord Superior - "Spread Joy" Mongo Santamaria - "Watermelon Man" Lee Dorsey - "Get Out Of My Life Woman" Travis Wammack - "Scratchy" Roy Lee Johnson - "Stanback Headache Powder" Charles Mann - "Hey Little Girl" Little Henry Lee - "Better Use Your Head" Mickey Murray - "Fat Gal" Buddy Ace - "She's My Baby" Buddy Lamp - "Where...

Duration:02:04:47

Episode from May 14, 2019

5/15/2019
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Los Moonlights - "Hoy Mas Que Ayer (More Today Than Yesterday)" Jeanette Williams - "Stuff" Arthur Alexander - "A Shot of Rhythm and Blues" Lost Generation - "The Sly, Slick & The Wicked" Smokey Robinson and The Miracles - "Swept For You Baby" Mitty Collier - "Gotta Get Away From It All" Gilbert & The Bluenotes - "Ando Muy Borracho" Gilbert & The Bluenotes - "Mil Besos" Larry Maldonado Y Su Orquesta - "Quiere Me" Isidro Lopez Orquesta - "Decidete" Gilbert & The Bluenotes - "Las...

Duration:02:05:36

Episode from May 7, 2019

5/8/2019
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The Animals - "See See Rider" The Animals - "Ain't That So" The Animals - "Inside Looking Out" The Animals - "Talkin' 'Bout You" The Animals - "Boom Boom" Dorothy, Oma & Zelpha - "Gonna Put It On Your Mind" Jean Wells - "With My Love And What You've Got (We Could Turn The World Around)" Marie Knight - "That's No Way To Treat A Girl" The Toys - "Sealed With A Kiss" The Toys - "I Got My Heart Set On You" The Persians - "Love Me Tonight" The Untouchables - "Bondaru" Huey "Piano"...

Duration:02:06:42

Episode from Apr 30, 2019

5/1/2019
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Johnnie Taylor - "Don't You Fool With My Soul (Pt. 1)" Johnnie Taylor - "I Am Somebody" Johnnie Taylor - "I Don't Wanna Lose You" Wilson Pickett - "You Can't Stand Alone" Wilson Pickett - "Jealous Love" Wilson Pickett - "I've Come A Long Way" Wilson Pickett - "For Better Or Worse" Wilson Pickett - "I Found A True Love" Wilson Pickett - "Search Your Heart" The Steelers - "I'm Sorry" Carla Thomas - "Promises" Bobby Bland - "Back In The Same Old Bag Again" Bobby Bland - "Ask Me...

Duration:02:06:47

Cash McCall (Maurice Dollison) Tribute from Apr 23, 2019

4/24/2019
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Cash McCall - "I'm In Danger" Cash McCall - "That Lucky Old Sun" Cash McCall - "You Can't Take Love" Cash McCall - "You Mean Everything To Me" Cash McCall - "Let's Get A Thing Going On" Cash McCall - "When You Wake Up" Tyrone Davis - "Let Me Back In" [written by Maurice Dollison] Cash McCall - "You Ain't Too Cool" Roscoe Robinson - "Don't Set Me Free" [written, arranged & produced by Cash McCall] Muddy Waters - "Birdnest On The Ground" [written & produced by Maurice Dollison (Cash...

Duration:02:06:40

Episode from Apr 16, 2019

4/17/2019
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Los Afrokan y Ritmos - "Serenata Mulata" Los Xochimilcas - "Saca La Botella" Joe Dodo & the Groovers - "Goin' Steady" The Ikettes - "Those Words" Doug Sahm - "Baby What's On Your Mind" Jimmy Slim & The Blues Five - "Sweet Chicago" The Bubble Puppy - "Hot Smoke & Sasafrass" Love - "My Little Red Book" The Alphabetical Order - "Miss Blue Eyes" Joe Wilson - "Sweetness" The Patterson Singers - "That's Understanding" Lou Donaldson - "Peepin'" Charlie's Jive Quintet - "Taste of...

Duration:02:06:13

Episode from Apr 9, 2019

4/10/2019
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Sonny Fortune - "This Side Of Infinity" James Brown - "I'm Shook" Hot Sauce - "Echoes From The Past" Fabulous Rhinestones - "Nothing New" Thee Baby Cuffs - "My My My Baby" Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band - "Must Be Your Thing" Durand Jones & The Indications - "Don't You Know" The Moody Sec - "00-43 GM" The Denims - "The Adler Sock" Bub Jordan - "That's What I'll Do" Cornell Blakely - "You Ain't Gonna Find" Bobby Bland - "Shoes" The Blanders - "Jitterbug" CL...

Duration:02:06:38

Episode from Mar 26, 2019

3/27/2019
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Chico Band - "Chico's Getto" James Brown - "Mother Popcorn" Georgie Carmichael - "Sweet Revival" Chocolate Milk - "Action Speaks Louder Than Words" Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson - "Winter In America" - The First MInute of a New Day Doug Sahm - "Just A Moment" Carlos Argentino - "Dance The Charanga" Elvis Presley - "Milkcow Blues Boogie" Link Wray - "Comanche" Ramsey Lewis - "Les Fleur" - Maiden Voyage Rose Battiste - "Hit & Run" Jimmy Bee - "Find Yourself" Beginning Of The...

Duration:02:06:40