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The Long Way Home with Kris Holmes

WFMU

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.

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 Feb 11, 2020

2/11/2020
Gene Ammons - "The Black Cat" King Pleasure - "Evening Blues" Reta Ray - "No Help Wanted" Jack McVea Orchestra - "Cha Cho Hop" Fats Domino - "Trouble Blues" Richie Allen - "Room 304" The Premiers - "Duffy's Blues" Wind - "Groovin' With Mr. Bloe" Willie & The Red Rubber Band - "Watch Out Fool Self" Eddie Hodges - "New Orleans" Joe Simon - "Come On And Get It" The Fuzz - "Like An Open Door" Al Hudson & The Partners - "Rock" Nece Rhodes - "Practical Girl" LTD - "April Love" James...

Duration:02:04:51

Episode from Feb 4, 2020

2/5/2020
Veda Brown - "Short Stopping" Monk Higgins - "Vee Pea" Clarence Wheeler & The Enforcers - "Doin' What I Wanna" People's Choice - "Let Me Do My Thing" Bobby Williams & his Mar-Kings - "It's A Dilly" Bobby Bland - "Yolanda" Charles Brimmer - "Love Me In Your Own Way" Alfreda Brockington - "Your Love Has Got Me Chained & Bound" Louis Brooks and His Hi-Toppers - "Frisco" Tina Britt - "Sookie Sookie" Broken Hearts Inc - "Please Don't Walk Away" Bronx River Parkway - "La Valla" Chuck...

Duration:02:06:28

Episode from Jan 28, 2020

1/29/2020
Wallace Brothers - "My Baby's Gone" Wallace Brothers - "Woman, Hang Your Head In Shame" Dee Brown - "Bad Habit" Executive Suite - "You Got It" Leon Haywood - "I Want'a Do Something Freaky To You" Rudy & The Reno Bops - "Rudy's Monkey" Rudy & The Reno Bops - "Let The Four Winds Blow" The Sunglows - "It's Okay" Sunny & The Sunliners - "It's Too Late" Sunny & The Sunliners - "Something's Got A Hold On Me" The Commands - "No Time For You" Rouzan Sisters - "Dance Every Dance" The...

Duration:02:04:33

Episode from Jan 21, 2020

1/22/2020
Dan Cocco - "Trendsetter" - Dan Cocco Manny Corchado - "Pow Wow" Christopher Robin - "Hello Yellow Good Bye Plane" Mike Lewis - "Only Girl For Me" Humming Bird - "Unknown" [Unreleased Acetate] Ruben Ramos - "Midnight Hour" - El Triunfador Vol.2 Solomon Burke - "Can't Stop Loving' You Now" Tommy Knight - "Say You Do" Len Barry - "It's That Time Of Year" The Windjammers - "We've Got a Good Thing Goin'" Voices Of The Mainland - "Living On Borrowed Time" - Voices Of The Mainland Miles...

Duration:02:58:12

Episode from Jan 14, 2020

1/14/2020
Wallace Brothers - "Go On Girl" Bobby Bland - "Your Friends" Bobby Bland - "Call On Me" Little Milton - "I'm Living Off The Love You Give" Joe Simon - "Say (That Your Love Is True)" Spirit - "Mechanical World" Bent Bolt & The Nuts - "The Mechanical Man" The McCoys - "Up & Down" Rockin' Rebels - "Wild Weekend" Terry Knight & The Pack - "A Change On The Way" The Collection - "Paper Crown Of Gold" Brenton Wood - "Psychotic Reaction" The Pre-Historics - "Alley Oop Cha-Cha-Cha" Marva...

Duration:02:06:03

Episode from Jan 7, 2020

1/8/2020
Archie Bell & The Drells - "Deal With Him" Infinity - "Get On The Case" Steve Alaimo - "You Don't Know Like I Know" Dumpy "Piano" Rice - "The In Crowd" Rufus Thomas - "Willy Nilly" Lee Andrews & The Hearts - "The Girl Around The Corner" Steve Alaimo - "One Good Reason" Junior Parker - "Goodbye Little Girl" Bo Diddley - "Road Runner" OV Wright - "Fed Up With The Blues" Bobby Mitchell - "Try Rock & Roll" Johnny Darrow - "Don't Start Me Talking" Kimball Coburn - "Evil Eye" Shirley...

Duration:02:06:24

Episode from Dec 31, 2019

1/1/2020
The Good Timers - "Chain Of Fools" The Three Degrees - "You're The Fool" Tony & Carol - "Whatever You Do" Bernice Holland & The Intimates - "I've Got To Love You" The Whatnauts - "Try Me" BB King - "You Never Know" Bobby Peterson Quintet - "Been Savin' All My Love For You" The Countdowns - "Watermelon" The Mystics - "Pain" Thee Midniters - "Brother Where Are You" Donald Byrd - "The Emperor" Jimmy McGriff - "Black Pearl" Brenton Wood - "Whoop It On Me" Mongo Santamaria - "The Now...

Duration:02:06:30

Episode from Dec 24, 2019

12/25/2019
Howlin' Wolf - "Spoonful" The Sunglows - "Just As I Thought" Chuck Willis - "Ease The Pain" Roscoe Shelton - "Master Mind" Eddie Chamblee - "Skang" The Point - "You've Got The Makings Of A Lover" Jamie & The Numbers - "If This Is Love (I'd Rather Be Lonely)" Jones & Blumenberg - "The Right Track" Candi Staton - "I'd Rather Be An Old Man's Sweetheart (Than A Young Man's Fool)" JP Robinson - "Doggone It" Barbara & The Uniques - "There It Goes Again" John Edwards - "Vanishing...

Duration:02:06:09

Episode from Dec 17, 2019

12/18/2019
Bobby Goodwin & The Chontels - "I Don't Want To Cry" OV Wright - "Working Your Game" Bobby Goodwin & The Chontels - "Cry" Cicero Blake - "Sad Feeling" Dick Dunkirk & The Strangers - "You Can't Lie To A Liar" Fantastic Johnny C - "Boogaloo Down Broadway" Bobby Harris - "More Of The Jerk" The People's Choice - "I Likes To Do It" Charles Mann - "Only Sometime" Charles Mann - "I've Got Dreams To Remember" Warner Mack - "Roc-A-Chicka" Del Shannon - "Handy Man" ? & The Mysterians - "96...

Duration:02:05:41

Episode from Dec 3, 2019

12/4/2019
B. Gabbidon - "For You My Love" Roscoe Shelton - "Say You Really Care" Billy Ward & The Dominoes - "Bobby Sox Baby" Red Prysock - "Jumbo" Don Meredith - "Travelin' Man" The Kar-Mels - "I Found A True Love" The Radiants - "I'm Glad I'm The Loser" Mike Shane - "Sock It To Yourself" Lou Courtney - "Beware" Ted Taylor - "Funky Thing" Jackson Southernaires - "Travel On" The Mad Lads - "Seeing Is Believing" Barbara Lynn - "This Is The Thanks I Get" Ella Washington - "Sweet Talkin'...

Duration:02:06:27

Episode from Nov 26, 2019

11/27/2019
Soul Toranodoes - "Go For Yourself" Jackie Ross - "Haste Makes Waste" Muddy Waters - "Short Dress Woman" Jack McDuff - "Rail Head" The "5" Royales - "They Don't Know" The Platters - "Don't Hear, Speak, See No Evil" Mary Wells - "Can't Get Away From Your Love" Mary Wells - "Me And My Baby" Chuck Jackson & Maxine Brown - "I'm Satisfied" Sonny Boy Williamson - "Fattening Frogs For Snakes" Maskman & The Agents - "Love Bandito" The Standells - "Dirty Water" The Standells -...

Duration:02:06:30

Episode from Nov 19, 2019

11/20/2019
Cliff Davis & The Turbo-Jets - "Let It Roll" Slim Harpo - "Baby Scratch My Back" Andre Williams - "Cadillac Jack" Lonnie Mack - "Sa-Ba-Hoola" Betty Everett - "Happy I Long To Be" Phil Upchurch - "That's Where It Is" Hank Marr - "The Greasy Spoon" Sunny & The Sunliners - "Rags To Riches" Hollywood Tornadoes - "The Gremmie" Muddy Waters - "Tell Me Baby" Marvin Gaye - "Trouble Man" Marvin Gaye - "Let's Get It On" Main Ingredient - "Just Don't Want To Be Lonely" El Chicano - "Viva...

Duration:02:05:26

Episode from Sep 24, 2019

9/25/2019
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

Episode from Sep 10, 2019

9/10/2019
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
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

Art Neville Tribute Show from Jul 23, 2019

7/24/2019
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 2, 2019

7/2/2019
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

Episode from Jun 18, 2019

6/18/2019
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

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

4/24/2019
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 Mar 26, 2019

3/27/2019
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