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Michael Shelley's weekly radio show, featuring interviews with the high-rollers of rock, soul, country, and jazz.






WFMU P.O. Box 2011 Jersey City, NJ 07303-2011 201-200-9368


Guests: Mike Love & NRBQ's John Perrin! from Aug 19, 2017

Beach Boys, The - "All This Is That" NRBQ - "Keep This Love Goin'" Johnny Cash - "Get Rhythm" NRBQ - "Can't Wait To Kiss You" Eddie Cooley & The Dimples - "Hot Biscuits and Sweet Marie" NRBQ - "Talk To Me" Wildweeds, The - "No Good To Cry (Super wide stereo Mix)" NRBQ - "When I Feel You Around Me" Chipmunks, The - "Chipmunk Fun" Boswell Sisters - "Music Goes Round and Round" NRBQ - "Just Ain't Fair" John Perrin - "Interview" NRBQ - "It Feels Good" Beach Boys, The - "It's...

Duration: 02:09:43

Summertime Blues from Aug 12, 2017

Explorers Club, The - "California's Callin' Ya" Beach Boys, The - "Summertime Blues" Jimmy Lloyd - "Where the Rio de Rosa Flows" Johnnie Taylor - "Toe Hold" Edmundo Ros - "Aquarela do Brasil" Glen Campbell - "Bowling Green" Johnny Burnette - "I Believe What You Say" Bill Parker - "Gonna Put My Foot Down" Laughing Dogs, The - "Reason For Love" Glen Campbell & Bobbie Gentry - "Sunday Morning" Jerry Reed - "Broken Heart Attack" Ice Cube - "Today Was A Good Day" Clarendonians, The...

Duration: 02:08:26

Guest: Norbert Putnam from Jul 29, 2017

Elvis Presley - "Promised Land" Vogues, The - "Five O'Clock World" Chris Scruggs - "Country Star" Little Milton - "I Need Somebody" Ninapinta and His Bongos and Congos - "Help" Dan Auerbach - "Waiting On A Song" Del-Rays. The - "Fortune Teller" Ronee Blakley aka Barbra Jean ("Nashville" Stk.) - "My Idaho Home" Clifford Curry - "She Shot a Hole in My Soul" Rubinoos, The - "That Thing You Do" Neon Philharmonic, The - "Good Morning Girl" Dale Hawkins - "Who" Tempests, The - "Would...

Duration: 02:09:04

Guest: Don Bryant from May 6, 2017

Don Bryant - "Sure Is Good" Junior Parker - "Cracked Up Over You (written by Don Bryant)" Tom T. Hall - "A Week In A Country Jail" Frankie Karl And The Dreams - "Don't Be Afraid (Do As I Say)" Toreno Band - "Can't Buy Me Love" Yo La Tengo - "Sometimes I Dont Get You" Bread - "Dismal Day" Marty Stuart And His Fabulous Superlatives - "Air Mail Special" Isley Brothers, The - "Yes Indeed" Ventures, The - "Summer In The City" Dennis Diken - "Spoonful of Lovin'" Louis Prima - "Jug...

Duration: 00:28:10

Super Hits: Pure Dyn-O-Mite (a fundraising reminder) from Mar 9, 2017


Duration: 00:05:59

Guest: Peter Parker from Dirty Looks from Jan 21, 2017

Dirty Looks - "Lie To Me" Free Design - "Love To Love" Ronnie Dawson - "Toe Up From The Floor Up" Lazy Lester - "The Same Thing Could Happen To You" Frank Barber Percussion Ensemble, The - "Spanish Flea" Bay City Rollers - "Rock And Roll Love Letter" Dana Gillespie - "You Just Gotta Know My Mind" Ben Hall & The Ramblers - "Blue Days Black Nights" Eddie Clearwater - "Real Good Time" Dirty Looks - "Rosario's Ashes" Cyrus Erie - "Get the Message" Sturgill Simpson - "Railroad Of...

Duration: 00:35:26

Terry Adams of NRBQ returns! from Dec 3, 2016

NRBQ - "Ain't it All Right?" Gene Sculatti - "What Is A Rock Critic?" Spade Cooley & Tex Williams - "Crazy Cause I Love You" O.V. Wright - "I'm Gonna Forget About You" Formulars Dance Band - "Never Never Let Me Down" NRBQ - "Still In School" Honeybus - "Delighted to See You" Billy Joe Spears - "Here You Come Again" Homer Banks - "Ain'y That A Lot Of Love" NRBQ - "The One and Only" Duece Of Hearts - "The Times They Are A Changin'" Hank Garland - "Baby Guitar" Ben E. King -...

Duration: 09:08:32

Everybody Knows... from Oct 29, 2016

Kurt Baker - "Everybody Knows (live on Joe Belock's show 6/15/15)" Gary Lewis & The Playboys - "Look Through Any Window" John Doe and the Sadies - "I Still Miss Someone" Junior Wells - "It's a Man Down There" Alton & Hortense Ellis - "Can't Get Used to Losing You" Frank Lee Sprague - "Can't Get Enough" Los Walkers - "Jennifer Eccles" Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks - "Who Do You Love?" Larry Williams & Johnny Guitar Watson - "No Substitute for Love" Frankie Miller - "Mailbox" Noah's...

Duration: 01:07:39

Guest: Emitt Rhodes! from Feb 27, 2016

Merry-Go-Round, The - "Gonna Fight The War" Emitt Rhodes - "Put Some Rhythm In It" Little Jimmy Dickens - "Cornbread And Buttermilk" Olympics, The - "I'll Do A Little Bit More" Nancy Ames - "Eso Beso" Nouvelle Vague - "Blister In The Sun" Emitt Rhodes - "Somebody Made For Me" Kenny Vaughan - "Hot Like That" Foster Sylvers - "Misdemeanor" Bram Tchaikovsky - "Girl of My Dreams" Emitt Rhodes - "With My face On The Floor" Cactus Blossoms, The - "Mississippi" Emitt Rhodes - "Dog on a Chain"...

Duration: 05:08:43

Otis Clay Remembered from Jan 11, 2016

Otis Clay - "Interview from August 22, 2009" http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/64555

Duration: 03:47:37

Guest: James Hunter from Dec 19, 2015

James Hunter Six - "If That Don't Tell You" Nick Lowe - "Christmas At The Airport" Cactus Blossoms, The - "Mississippi" Jimmy James Thomas - "I Can't Dance" Kay Starr - "I've Got The World On A String" Ben Vaughn - "Boomarang" Sweet - "Get On The Line" Loretta Lynn - "To Heck with Ole Santa Claus" Dee Dee Sharp - "Our Day Will Come" Todd Rundgren - "I Saw The Light!" Margo Guryan - "I Don't Intend To Spend Christmas Without You" Cactus Blossoms, The - "Clown Collector" James Hunter Six -...

Duration: 04:30:11

Harry Shearer Podcast Special from Dec 1, 2015


Duration: 10:06:23

Scott Fagan live performance and conversation (special podcast only long version) from Nov 30, 2015

Scott Fagan - "In My Head" Scott Fagan - "Interview" Scott Fagan - "Crying" Scott Fagan - "Madame Molselle" Scott Fagan - "Interview" Scott Fagan - "In Your Hands" Scott Fagan - "South Atlantic Blues" http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/63714

Duration: 10:24:06

P.F. Sloan Remembered: Podcast Special with Deke Dickerson and an encore of my 2014 chat with P.F. Sloan from Nov 24, 2015

Deke Dickerson - "Remembers P.F. Sloan (recorded 11/21/15)" P.F. Sloan - "Interview from 9/13/2014" http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/63716

Duration: 12:01:51

Guest: Staple Singers box set compiler Joe McEwen from Nov 22, 2015

Joe McEwen - "Interview recorded 11/21/2015" http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/63717

Duration: 02:57:13

Guest: Warren Zanes author of "Petty: The Biography" from Nov 14, 2015


Duration: 04:56:12

Allen Toussaint Remembered from Nov 10, 2015

Allen Toussaint interview from - "4-25-2009" http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/63527

Duration: 09:05:00

Podcast Encore Special: Bones Howe from Nov 8, 2015


Duration: 07:35:44

Podcast Encore Special: Roy Head and Betty Harris from Sep 24, 2015

Betty Harris - "Original air date August 16, 2008" Roy Head - "Original air date August 25, 2007" http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/62779

Duration: 09:00:58

Guest: Mable John from Sep 5, 2015

Mable John - "Running Out" Mable John - "Catch That Man" Al Terry - "Passin The Blues Around" Mable John - "Don't Hit Me No More" Anita O'Day - "Just One of Those Things" Apples in Stereo - "The Rainbow" Knack, The - "Who'll Be the Next in Line?" Marty Stuart - "Jailhouse" Mable John - "Love Tornado" Frank Lee Sprague - "Her Diamond Ring" Brentwoods, The - "Babe, You Know" Billie Cee - "Ecology Thing" Mable John - "The Man's Too Busy" Mable John - "Able Mable" Mable John - "Stay Out Of The...

Duration: 06:29:09

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