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March 10, 2012
Options March 10, 2012 The Mike Mazurki Memorial Playlist
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Artist Track Label Approx. start time
The Hollywood Tornadoes  Options Moon Dawg   Aertaun  0:00:00 )  
The Revels  Options Six Pack   Lynn  0:04:42 )  
The Bandmasters  Options The Thing   Nashville Productions  0:06:46 )  
The Splinters  Options King Of The Bun-Ga-Loos   Blue Sky  0:09:33 )  
The Echoes  Options My Baby   Oak  0:15:23 )  
The Rel Yeas  Options Country Boy   Wildcat  0:17:47 )  
"Liz"  Options Red Lite   Canon  0:18:47 )  
Eddy Bell  Options Rock 'N Roll USA   Lucky Four  0:20:51 )  
Jerry Hawkins  Options Cha Cha Chu   Ebb  0:25:13 )  
Allen Page with The Deltones  Options Dateless Night   Moon  0:26:38 )  
Al Barkle  Options Private War   Fantic  0:30:14 )  
Bill Tutt  Options (You Can't Put That) Monkey On My Back   Gilt-Edge  0:32:28 )  
Little Marie Allen with Chuck Booker's band  Options Humdinger   Triumph  0:39:21 )  
Bobby Tuggle  Options The $64,000 Question   Checker  0:42:42 )  
Floyd Dixon & His Orch  Options Dance The Thing   Kent  0:43:37 )  
"Fatso" Theus  Options Rock 'N Roll Drive-In   Aladdin  0:46:28 )  
Carman Taylor with "Big Tootin" Buddy Lucas Band  Options Willie "B"   El Toro  0:49:41 )  
Andre Williams  Options I Still Love You   Ronald  0:51:48 )  
Jimmy Hurt and the Del Rios  Options You Know, Darling (I'm In Love With You)   Do-Ra-Me  0:59:56 )  
The Big Three  Options Puppet Beat   Wren  1:01:14 )  
The Earthquakes w/ The Rhythm Kings  Options Crazy Bop   Fortune  1:03:19 )  
The Saucers  Options Giggle Goo   Lynne  1:06:28 )  
The Escos  Options Thank You Mister Ballard (For Creating The Twist)   Federal  1:07:39 )  
The Delcardos  Options Girl-Girl   Shell  1:09:35 )  
Ralph Nielsen & The Chancellors  Options Scream!   Crypt CR-045  1:18:39 )  
Mackey Beers & The Rockitts  Options That Jim   Mark  1:20:28 )  
The Trey Tones  Options Nonymous   Sunliner  1:21:20 )  
The Imperialites  Options Have Love Will Travel   Imperial  1:24:08 )  
Frankie and the Teentones  Options Told You Little Baby   Sonic  1:27:18 )  
Paul Peek  Options The Rock-A-Round   NRC  1:29:50 )  
Chris Montez and the Invincibles  Options She's My Rockin' Baby   Norton  1:33:10 )  
The Warner Bros Combo  Options Study Hall   Kandy Kane  1:35:21 )  
Mark Alamo  Options Wearing Black   Bonded  1:36:49 )  
The Idols  Options Just A Little Bit More   Reveille  1:46:24 )  
Little Dooley  Options Runnin' Wild   Koko  1:47:21 )  
King Coleman  Options Do The Booga Lou (Part 1)   Port  1:49:24 )  
The Electras  Options Boo Babe   Infinity  1:53:27 )  
A.C. Jones & the Atomic Aces  Options Gimme Your Love   Luau  1:55:55 )  
Vernon Green and the Phantoms  Options Sweet Breeze   Specialty  1:57:34 )  

Listener comments!

  Sat. 3/10/12 1:12pm tony in durham nc:

Today's meeting of the Cauliflower Alley Club now commences!
  Sat. 3/10/12 1:17pm ::JT::

Here's the youtube link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WCY7ugKe8c Great detail! Mad Daddy poster! Slop! Hop! Bop!
  Sat. 3/10/12 1:17pm Listener Jumpy from Brooklyn:

Cindy just asked who Mike Mazurki was. I described him as best I could and she replied, "Oh, him."
  Sat. 3/10/12 1:22pm Slop Mahoney:

I watched the great Maz in "Live Wires" yesterday...he gave Slip, his "pal" da woiks !...great stuff
  Sat. 3/10/12 1:22pm Daddy-O:

Wasn't Mike Mazurki in a Bowery Boys flick, where he was playing airplane with Slip and Satch ?
  Sat. 3/10/12 1:23pm Slop Mahoney:

Thats it !
  Sat. 3/10/12 1:24pm Daddy-O:

He was also on an episode of Adam-12
  Sat. 3/10/12 1:32pm ::JT::

I'd never heard the Moon records original, just the Tav Falco & LX Chilton renditions... wonderful! Besides Cordell Jackson, anything else interesting in Moon vaults?
  Sat. 3/10/12 1:39pm tony in durham nc:

The Saturday Afternoon Tradition promo is poifect! TV worth watching. More slop, please!
  Sat. 3/10/12 1:41pm joe:

Wait what about the Destroyer on caught the tail end of that.
  Sat. 3/10/12 1:46pm Pumpsie Green:

R.I.P. Don Mincher
  Sat. 3/10/12 1:48pm Daddy-O:

Fatso Theus...Great Record, Rex !!!
  Sat. 3/10/12 1:59pm joe:

Wow I've always wanted to go to Cauliflower Alley
  Sat. 3/10/12 1:59pm jill:

hey rex - i'm late to signing in. did you just talk about a K-Doe book? Who authored it?
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:02pm ::JT::

Ben Sandmel: http://www.erniek-doebook.com/
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:06pm mustafa bin loaded:

Almost looks like that cigar is a photoshop on Mike Mazurki.
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:10pm Daddy-O:

Thank You Mr. Ballard, Indeed !!!
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:18pm Daddy-O:

I actually went to the address in Bricktown, but alas, no surf records were to be found !!!
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:19pm Daddy-O:

I once played this at a car show in Asbury Park, and I swear, this one geezer was pulling his hair out....SCREAM!!!!!!!!
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:21pm Count reeshard:

Scream! AMAZING!! In one fell stroke, Ralph Nielsen effectively nullifies the entire recorded output of Peter Gabriel !!
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:22pm RevPhil:

I got news for you Rex Hank Ballard did not create the Twist. Go to www.uncamarvy.com and go to the Spaniels article and get the real scoop on this.
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:26pm Daddy-O:

Love This !!!!! Just bought it from G- Mark last night....Cool Cover !!!
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:29pm G:

A lust-filled kick??? Holy crap, guys, we gotta go see that one!!!!!!
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:32pm Marc Grobman:

Great to hear Ralph Nielsen's "Scream" again. Since I live within about 50 miles of where Nielson was playing, I've long hoped to sometime email you and Dick Blackburn with the news that I've popped 100 unplayed copies and to see what each or you would trade for a copy. The best record I've gotten so far from Dick BB is the great satire of all macho-boasting muscle car songs, Gene Savage's "Big Machine." Rex and Dick, if I fulfill my little dream of finding you a copy of "Scream," I want even better in trade. You're warned.
Marc Grobman
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:35pm Count Reeshard:

Just when I think I've got a comprehensive collection of Mad Daddy airchecks, you surprise me with another unheard (by me) one. Thanks, Rex.
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:41pm ::JT::

*shiver* *shudder*
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:41pm G:

Let me see, am I getting this? His program frightens you, you don't like it? Is that it?
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:43pm kat330:

"I think you're fweaky, and I like you a lot."
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:45pm ::JT::

"Heeeeeereeee kitty kitty kitt.....ty"
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:48pm Nancy K:

In the hazy memories of my beloved transistor, I seem to recall that Mad Daddy came on after Murray the K on WINS.
It seemed like it was very late at night but I was very young.
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:50pm RevPhil:

That Idols record remind me of "A Fool In Love" by The Ikettes.
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:51pm rick:

Regarding Don Mincher, who also played for the A's and Angels, I believe, my first baseman's glove which I have had for the past 35 years or so is a Don Mincher autograph model. I'm not sure you can get very man autograph model baseball gloves nowadays which is puzzling.
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:56pm Bill W:

RIP Don Mincher & vet ump Harry Wendelstedt, but to complete the circle of life, Orestes Cepedes makes his Cactus League debut for the A's in 10 minutes.
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:59pm Daddy-O:

Vernon Green....Haunting record, one of his best !!!! Great Minds do think alike !!!
  Sat. 3/10/12 2:59pm kat330:

Special thanks for Little Marie Allen with Chuck Booker's band's "Humdinger"!
  Sat. 3/10/12 3:02pm ::JT::

Great show, thanks Rex!
  Sat. 3/10/12 3:38pm G:

@Nancy K: wikipedia says: ""Mad Daddy" reached the peak of his popularity at WHK [Cleveland], hosting record hops and live after-midnight shows dressed in a Dracula costume. In July 1959 he moved to WHK's sister station in New York, WNEW 1130 AM, where "Mad Daddy" was not well received. He played it straight as Pete Myers there until 1963, when he moved to WINS and resumed the "Mad Daddy Show." This show was syndicated to other stations until WINS changed format to all-news in 1965. As again just Pete Myers, he returned to WNEW once more. Myers lived until November 4, 1968, when he took his own life in New York City, shortly after he had been informed that his show was to be moved from afternoons to evenings at WNEW."
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