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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

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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 12, 2019

11/13/2019
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Bobby Bland - "Ain't No Love In The Heart Of The City" Watts 103rd St Rhythm Band - "Do Your Thing" Brad Mercer - "Can't Seem To Find My Way Home" Bettye Swann - "(My Heart Is) Closed for the Season" Obrey Wilson - "Headman" Perry Dancy & The Handicappers Band - "Got A Thing Going" Clifton Chenier - "Calinda" Righteous Brothers Band - "Green Onions" Dale & Grace - "Bad Luck" Etta James - "Pushover" Willis Jackson - "Tu'gether" Miles Davis - "All Blues" Ramsey Lewis - "Les...

Duration:02:05:33

Episode from Nov 5, 2019

11/5/2019
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The Toys - "Baby Toys" The Drifters - "I Count The Tears" Derek Martin - "Moving Hands Of Time" The Moments - "Love On A Two Way Street" The Presidents - "Triangle Of Love" Len Barry - "I Like The Way" Righteous Brothers Band - "Rat Race" Roy Head - "Smell-A-Women" Freddie King - "Me And My Guitar" Bill Moss & the Celestials - "God Has Been So Good" Frank Lucas - "Good Thing Man" Gene Chandler - "Suicide" Bobby Wilson - "Here Is Where The Love Is" Clint West - "Big Blue...

Duration:02:04:46

Episode from Oct 29, 2019

10/29/2019
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Betty Everett - "I Can't Hear You" Sandy Nelson - "Alexes" Clyde McPhatter - "Little Bitty Pretty One" Sam & Dave - "If She'll Still Have Me" Rockin' Dave Allen - "Alone" Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose - "Treat Her Like A Lady" The Spinners - "My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me)" Rufus (Jagneaux) - "Port Barre" Change Of Pace - "Blood's Much Thicker Than Water" Jackie Verdell - "Hush" The Coasters - "Dance!" The Falcons - "You're So Fine" Ray Smith - "That's All...

Duration:02:03:37

LPs Going Unsteady from Oct 22, 2019

10/23/2019
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The 7 Days - "Que Dije?" - Laredo The Animals - "I'm Crying" - The Animals The Beach Boys - "Custom Machine" - Little Deuce Coupe The Box Tops - "You Keep Me Hanging On" - Cry Like A Baby Cannibal and the Head Hunters - "Shotgun" - Land Of 1000 Dances Otis Clay - "Trying to Live My Life Without You" - Trying to Live My Life Without You Steve Cropper - "Rattlesnake" - With A Little Help From My Friends Lee Dorsey - "Ride Your Pony" - The New Lee Dorsey Lee Fields - "Wanna Dance" -...

Duration:02:06:35

Episode from Oct 15, 2019

10/16/2019
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Ken Parker - "Jimmy Brown" Aretha Franklin - "Lee Cross" Aretha Franklin - "Mockingbird" Fenton Robinson - "The Sky Is Crying" Dixie Hummingbirds - "Loves Me Like A Rock" Wilson Pickett - "634-5789" Jill & Ray - "Hey Paula" The Duals - "Stick Shift" The Marvelettes - "The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game" The Cadillacs - "Shock-A-Doo" Al King - "I Can't Understand" Roy Brown - "Diddy-Y-Diddy-O" Fabulous Silver Tones - "Hey Sally Mae" Road Runners - "Quasimoto" Fabulous Silver...

Duration:02:06:10

Episode from Oct 8, 2019

10/9/2019
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Black Heat - "Chip's Funk" Mel Brown - "Swamp Fever" Gloria Spencer - "I Got It" Salem Travelers - "Give Me Liberty Or Death" Chester Lewis - "Wade In The Water" Soul Commanders - "Funky Soul Music" Bad Medicine - "Trespasser" Booker T Averheart - "Heart 'N Soul" The Soul Seven - "Mr Chicken" Lou Donaldson - "Alligator Boogaloo" Soul Vibrations - "The Dump" Lowell Fulsom - "Tramp" Ella Fitzgerald - "Sunshine Of Your Love" Gospel Leaders - "My Rock" Billy Ball & The Upsetters -...

Duration:02:06:34

Special Guest: Midge Marsden from Oct 1, 2019

10/2/2019
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Chuck Hill & The Individuals - "$10,000 Reward" Tony Middleton - "Count Your Blessings" Elton Anderson - "Sick And Tired" Clint West & The Boogie Kings - "Night Train" Al "TNT" Braggs - "Take A Look At Me" Fantastic Johnny C - "Is There Anything Better Than Making Love?" Lee Eldred - "Recouperating" Barbara Acklin - "Am I The Same Girl" The Premiers - "Farmer John" Eddie Kirk - "The Hawg, Pt. 1" The Breakaways - "Baby Please Don't Go" - All For One The Breakaways - "Women (Make...

Duration:02:04:51

Episode from Sep 24, 2019

9/25/2019
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Barbara & The Browns - "You Don't Love Me" Soul Stirrers - "There's A Man" The Violinaires - "I'm Satisfied With Jesus" Mike Williams - "Lonely Soldier" New Bloods - "Found A Love, Where It's At" Ray Agee - "I'm Coming Home" British Walkers - "Shake" The Hardtimes - "Fortune Teller" 6 Degree South - "Loving You Is To Far Out" The Rondels - "Love Bones" Parliament - "Breakdown" Little Royal - "Soul Train" Buddy Lamp - "Where Have You Been" The James Boys - "The Mule" Lionel...

Duration:02:05:35

Ronnie Taylor Tribute at the top from Sep 17, 2019

9/17/2019
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Columbus Pharaohs - "China Girl" [Ronnie Taylor on Lead] Four Pharaohs - "Pray For Me" Four Pharaohs - "The Move Around" [Ronnie Taylor on Lead] Morris Wade & The Manhattans - "Is It Too Late" King Pharaoh & The Egyptians - "Shimmy Sham" King Pharaoh & The Egyptians - "By The Candle Lite" Columbus Pharaohs - "Give Me Your Love" Ronnie Taylor - "Without Love" Ronnie Taylor - "I Can't Take It" OFS Unlimited - "Mister Kidneys" [Ronnie Taylor on Lead] OFS Unlimited - "Mystic" Chip...

Duration:02:05:51

Episode from Sep 10, 2019

9/10/2019
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Alvin Cash - "Keep On Dancing" Four Seasons - "Beggin'" Five Stairsteps & Cubie - "Don't Change Your Love" Lee Fields - "She's A Love Maker" Freddie Fender - "Boogaloo En Monterrey" Dee Felice Trio - "There Was A Time" Fatback Band - "Keep On Steppin'" Lou Garno Trio - "Chicken In The Basket" Ray Gant & the Arabian Knights - "Chattanooga Walk" Galleta Trio - "We Got More Soul" Jodi Gales - "You Gotta Push" Perk Badger - "Do Your Stuff" Backyard Heavies - "Just Keep On...

Duration:02:06:02

Episode from Sep 3, 2019

9/3/2019
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Ramsey Lewis - "One, Two, Three" Kai Winding - "The Sidewinder" Michael Kiwanuka - "You've Got Nothing To Lose" The Dynamics - "She's For Real" The Charmetts - "Breaking Up Again" Ruby Andrews - "Casanova (Your Playing Days Are Over)" The Delfonics - "He Don't Really Love You" The Chi-Lites - "What Do I Wish For" Kelly Brothers - "Make Me Glad" 2 Of Clubs - "So Blue Is Fall" The Sweet - "Got To Have More Love" The Charmels - "Loving Material" Bill Deal & The Rhondels - "What Kind...

Duration:02:06:24

Episode from Aug 27, 2019

8/27/2019
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The Pacers - "Settin' The Pace" The Centurys - "Gandy Dancer" Buddy Holly - "Brown-Eyed Handsome Man" Joe Barry - "I Got A Feeling" The Shirelles - "A Thing Of The Past" Bobby Bland - "Poverty" Bobby Bland - "You're All I Need" Bobby Bland - "That's The Way Love Is" Bobby Bland - "Sometimes You Gotta Cry A Little" Dean Jones - "St James Infirmary" Leroy Jones & Lucille Johns - "You Are My Sunshine" Ray Charles - "It Should've Been Me" James Brown - "Can You Feel It" Freddy King...

Duration:02:06:09

Episode from Aug 20, 2019

8/21/2019
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Scott Free - "Calm Before The Storm" Count Five - "Psychotic Reaction" The Strangers - "Hill Stomp" The Cyclones - "Bullwhip Rock" The Bandits - "Moonshine" Jessie Mae - "Don't Freeze On Me" The Dynamics - "Misery" Little Henry & The Laveers - "Keep Twistin'" Crazy Luke - "Karate" The Sherrys - "Saturday Night" The Tri-Lites - "Hot Dog! Here He Comes!" Bobby Harris - "More Of The Jerk" Nolan Strong - "Mind Over Matter" Freddy King - "The Stumble" Kuf-Linx - "So Tough" Angelic...

Duration:02:05:36

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 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