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Options February 23, 2008: Includes an interview with Ken Nordine!

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Artist Track
Four Seasons, The  Like a Rolling Stone   Options
Manfred Mann  If You Got To Go   Options
Jim & Jesse McReynolds  Lovin' Machine   Options
Lamplighters, The  You Hear   Options
Nick Lowe  Born A Woman   Options
Bobby Comstock  Let's Stomp   Options
Justin Tubb  Somebody Ughed On You   Options
Justin Tubb  Busters Gang   Options
Jerry McCain  My Next Door Neighbor   Options
Carmen Miranda  Bambu-Bambu   Options
WHAT'S IN MICHAEL'S MAILBOX?  Bob Brainen left:   Options
Ornette Coleman  Good Girl Blues   Options
Gary Valentine  Tomorrow Belongs To You   Options
Everly Brothers, The  Stick To Me Baby   Options
James O'Gwynn  Easy Money   Options
Bo Diddley  Pills   Options
Hollies, The  We're Through   Options
Stubby Kaye & The Guys & Dolls B'Way Cast  Fugue For Tinhorns   Options
Billy Jack Hale  Black Widow   Options
Marathon Commercial   
Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson  Soulshake   Options
Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson  True Soul Lovin'   Options
Ramones, The  Glad To See You Go   Options
Ella Fitzgerald  The Ringo Beat   Options
Gary Lewis & the Playboys  The Loser (With The Broken Heart)   Options
Ken Nordine  Flesh   Options
Ken Nordine  Ping Pong   Options
Ken Nordine & Kinsmen  Hot Saki   Options
Incredible But True w/ Ken Nordine  The Man Who Saw Everything   Options
Ken Nordine  Meatballs   Options
Ken Nordine  The Sound Museum   Options
Ken Nordine  INTERVIEW   Options
Ken Nordine  Olive   Options
Tony Colton  I Stand Accused   Options
Osborne Brothers  Muddy Bottom   Options
Jeanne & The Darlings  Soul Girl   Options
Daryll-Ann  Surely Justice   Options
Beau Brummels, The  Stick Like Glue   Options
Marathon Commercial   
Laura Cantrell  California Rose   Options
Laura Cantrell  Do You Ever Think Of Me?   Options
Bobby Lee Trammell  New Dance In France   Options
Henri Salvador  Le Twist S.N.C.F.   Options
THE DECEDENT ACTIVITY UPDATE with  Phast Phreddie Patterson   Options
Thelonious Monk  Consecutive Seconds   Options
Esther Phillips  Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You   Options
Three Stooges Meet The Beatles  Why Tell Presents!   Options
NRBQ  Playin With My Heart   Options
Lavern Baker  Batman To The Rescue   Options
A MINUTE WITH  Scott Schinder   Options
Rolling Stones, The  Rip This Joint   Options
Jerky Boys, The  Truck Driver   Options
John Collard  Pizza Hit Rant   Options
Kayla  Frank It's Cold   Options
Longmont Potion Castle  Lost Turtle   Options

Listener comments!

  Sat. 2/23/08 10:23am Paul:

Happy birthday to Peter Fonda, Johnny Winter and me!
  Sat. 2/23/08 10:23am Red:

Good morning!
  Sat. 2/23/08 10:28am Smokin'J:

Greetings earthlings! Happy B'Day!
  Sat. 2/23/08 10:31am Paul:

Thank you.
  Sat. 2/23/08 10:32am Red:

Just wondering if any women ever tune in
  Sat. 2/23/08 10:35am Smokin'J:

You're welcome Paul! I'm tipping a beer in your honor as we speak:)
  Sat. 2/23/08 10:37am Paul:

Then I am truly honored.
  Sat. 2/23/08 10:50am Red:

"STICK WITH ME" also recorded by the Paley Brothers on their classic album that almost no one heard
  Sat. 2/23/08 10:51am Joe:

So what?
  Sat. 2/23/08 11:03am Red:

Thats what
  Sat. 2/23/08 11:38am Parq:

Many happy returns, Paul. I'm glued to this 'view with Nordine, one of my cultural heroes for decades.
  Sat. 2/23/08 11:39am Smokin'J:

Ken Nordine is a god!
  Sat. 2/23/08 11:56am Paul:

Thanks, Parq. I hope I last as long as Ken has (and will).
  Sat. 2/23/08 12:16pm Paul:

I wish I had $75 to pledge. I would love to have the country compilation or the cherry blossom clinic CD.
  Sat. 2/23/08 12:17pm ?:

I have that Daryll-Ann track on MP3. Thing is, I have absolutely no idea where I got it. It may even have come free with a new 'puter way back when.
  Sat. 2/23/08 12:20pm Joe:

Paul - get a job.
  Sat. 2/23/08 12:33pm Paul:

Workin' on it, Joe.
  Sat. 2/23/08 12:42pm Peter K.:

Great show as always, and great Ken Nordine interview.

BUT ...

Teo Macero DID NOT produce "Kind of Blue"; I believe a guy named Irving Townsend did. I don't think Macero had joined Columbia yet when that album was made.

Also, if anyone cares, the Thelonious Monk track you played was actually WRITTEN by Macero. It's one of the very, very few pieces Monk ever recorded that wasn't either a standard or a Monk original. And I don't think Monk was particularly happy about recording it.

And doesn't Laura Cantrell spell her last named with two L's?

But anyway, like I said, great show.
  Sat. 2/23/08 1:01pm DeemerDave:

"The Three Stooges Meet the Beatles" is classic Billy West (Stimpy of Ren and Stimpy, Fry of Futurama). The bit was played often on WBCN's Charles Laquadera morning show in Boston. Where did you get it? Great memories.
  Sun. 2/24/08 8:23am Peter:

"Pills" is interesting on several levels... not a standard Bo Diddley template song, as the feel is more R & B ballad (?) and the dominant guitar is in standard tuning (there may be two, with Bo in a chord tuning mixed back...).

Plus the New York Dolls angle. I can't remember what they called this thing on their album, but it's the same song lyrically, IMO.
  Mon. 2/25/08 9:01pm Peter:

Second listen. Neat show.

Anybody else hear similarities to the 5 Royales in the Lamplighters' "You Hear?"

Elsewhere (!), Brad Paisley songwriting chops in the McReynolds' "Lovin' Machine"?
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