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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.
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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 20, 2018

2/21/2018
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The Originals - "I'll Wait For You" WC Clark & The Cobras - "My Song" Eddie Floyd - "The Highway Man" Fatback Band - "Wicki Wacki" King Floyd - "I Feel Like Dynamite" Mary Holmes - "Soul Brother" Abraham & The Casanovas - "Soul Power" Dennis Coffey - "Getting It On '75" Eddie Bo - "If It's Good to You (It's Good for You)" Brass Monkey - "You Keep Me Hanging On" Darrell Banks - "Open The Door To Your Heart" Roscoe Robinson - "What You're Doin' To Me" Bill Robinson & The Quails -...

Duration:02:08:36

Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday All New Orleans Special from Feb 13, 2018

2/14/2018
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Eddie Hodges - "New Orleans" Bobby Williams Group - "Boogaloo Mardi Gras" Bill Sinigal - "Second Line" Professor Longhair - "Go To The Mardi Gras" Al Johnson - "Carnival Time" Professor Longhair - "Big Chief" The Hawketts - "Mardi Gras Mambo" Big Chief Monk Boudreaux - "Indian Red" Bo Dollis & the Wild Magnolias Mardi Gras Indian Band - "Handa Wanda" Dixie Cups - "Iko Iko" Lee Dorsey - "Ya Ya" Fats Domino - "Packin' Up" Diamond Joe - "The ABC Song" Sugar Boy Crawford - "She's...

Duration:02:08:28

Episode from Feb 6, 2018

2/6/2018
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James Hunter - "I Don't Wanna Be Without You" - Whatever It Takes Jonny Benavidez - "Tell Me That You Love Me" Nick Waterhouse - "Raina" Soul Investigators - "Creepin'" Breakestra - "Miss Funky Sole Shake" Little Bob - "I Got Loaded" Bobby Marchan - "Hooked" Little Buck - "Everybody's Love" Charles Brimmer - "Afflicted" Sweet Daddy Reed - "I Believe To My Soul" Polka Dot Slim - "A Thing You Gotta Face" Clifton Chenier - "Key To The Highway" The Pitter Pats - "Naturally" Joe...

Duration:02:07:59

Episode from Jan 30, 2018

1/31/2018
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Lucero - "Nights Like These" Renaldo Domino - "I'm Getting Nearer To Your Love" The Precisions - "Never Let Her Go" Dave "Baby" Cortez - "Feels Like The World" Billy Stewart - "Tell Me The Truth" The Young Folk - "Lonely Girl" The Admirations - "Wait Til I Get To Know You" Four Seasons - "Beggin'" The Right Kind - "I've Been Changed" The Astors - "I Found Out" Popular Five - "I'm A Love Maker" Lea Roberts - "All Right Now" Wet Willie - "Soul Jones" Ohio Players - "Skin...

Duration:02:08:47

Episode from Jan 23, 2018

1/24/2018
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Zapata - "Do Your Thing" Royal Revue - "Is It Because I'm Black" Backyard Heavies - "Just Keep On Truckin'" The Turtles - "Buzzsaw" Sound Experience - "40 Acres And A Mule" Forgotten Souls - "Big Chief" Betty Harris - "Show It" Tami Lynn - "I'm Gonna Run Away From You" Johnny Adams - "I Don't Worry Myself" The Barons Ltd. - "Love Power" Lynyrd Skynyrd - "Simple Man" - Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd The Du-Ettes - "Please Forgive Me" Show Stoppers - "Shake Your Mini" Don...

Duration:02:08:38