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July 6, 2013: Good Time
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|Donnie and Joe Emerson||Good Time|
|Gary Lewis (no playboys)||I'm On The Right Road Now|
|Carl Story||You've Been Tom Cattin Around|
|Johnnie Morisette||Meet Me At The Twisting Place|
|Five Blind Boys of Alabama||What He Done For Me|
|Tom Petty||Hometown Blues|
|Byrds, The||Spanish Harlem Incident|
|Flatt and Scruggs||Nothin' To It|
|Stacy Johnson||Don't Believe Him|
|Nerves, The||Hangin On The Telephone|
|Jellybean Bandits||Going Nowhere|
|Hank Thompson||Three Times Seven|
|Vernon Guy||Just Hold My Hand|
|Three Bits Of Rhythm||Yas Yas Yas|
|Baby Lemonade||Stay A While|
|Every Mother's Son||Didn't She Lie|
|Freddie Hart||Heart Trouble|
|Margie Hendrix||One Room Paradise|
|Cheap Trick||How Are You?|
|Hondells, The (featuring Richie Burns)||Haulin' Honda|
|Jerry Lee Lewis||The Urge|
|Butch Stone||I'm Ok|
|Sarah Vaughn||what's so bad about it|
|Grass Roots, The||You Baby|
|Big Sandy & The Flyrite Boys||Chalk It Up To The Blues|
|Inez & Charlie Foxx||Jaybird|
|Outta Sites, The||Shake All Night|
|Living Daylights, The||It's Real|
|Hank Williams||The Blues Come Around|
|Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell||Something Stupid|
|Pioneers, The||Sweet Inspiration|
|Teenage Fanclub||The Cabbage|
|Charlie Rich||Let The Party Roll On|
|Merle Travis||Deep South|
|TV Slim||Juvenile Delinquent|
|Sunnychar||Have You Ever Seen The Rain?|
|Sandy Nelson||Come On Let's Go|
|A MINUTE WITH||SCOTT SCHINDER|
|Mike & Vinny||PSA for Fireworks!|
|Jerky Boys, The||Leftover Fireworks|
CLICK HERE for a short documentary on Donnie And Joe Emerson!
CLICK HERE for David Lowrey's "My Song Got Played On Pandora 1 Million Times and All I Got Was $16.89"
CLICK HERE for a reply to David Lowrey
CLICK HERE for info on Fake Amps!
CLICK HERE foe Q&A with Al Jardine
CLICK HERE to hear Gene Simmons say that Ace Frehley is a drugged racist with low self esteem who did nothing
CLICK HERE to see Malcolm Brickhouse & Jarad Dawkins sixth-grade metalheads from Flatbush, Brooklyn
CLICK HERE to hear David Letterman ask: "Are Those Your Drums?"
CLICK HERE for "Ottawa band’s new release spins only on Fisher-Price record player"
CLICK HERE for a PDF of who plays what on Everly Brothers recordings.
CLICK HERE for How we made "You Really Got Me"!
CLICK HERE for another of the worst people in the world!
CLICK HERE for Left of the dial: Independent radio in the digital age which includes some video interviews with WFMU staff members!
CLICK HERE for another clip of The Rolling Stones being less then The Greatest Rock & Roll Band
CLICK HERE for a not quite right piece called "The Rising Cost of New Vinyl"
CLICK HERE for 10 of the all-time greatest disc jockeys - with audio clips of their chatter
CLICK HERE this train wreck is a great microcosm of what is wrong with the world.
CLICK HERE for Nina Simone: nutty but good.
CLICK HERE for a few actual kind hearted people who would like to give $1 million to each and every person in America but are unfortunately not all that good at math
CLICK HERE for a series of Beatles vocal harmony tutorials
CLICK HERE to read: KISS' Paul Stanley: 'I Don't Need The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame'
CLICK HERE to read: An Open Letter From a Bar Owner to Musicians!
CLICK HERE to read "Van Dyke Parks: 'I was victimised by Brian Wilson's buffoonery' ".
CLICK HERE to watch a video that proves: Andy Kaufman Lives!
CLICK HERE to see why Bob Lefsetz thinks the Stones' tour is a greedy failure, and how the band is clueless.
CLICK HERE to watch the entire Minutemen documentary "We Jam Econo"
CLICK HERE for "22 geniously defaced textbooks & exam papers"
CLICK HERE to see Elvis & Elmo sing "The Monster Went And Ate My Red 2"
CLICK HERE to see Robin Zander's "son"
CLICK HERE for a nice piece about the the L.A. studio musicians who dominated the 70's sound.
CLICK HERE for Kim Shattuck.
CLICK HERE for info in Eric Kayser - now in NYC on 3rd Ave.
CLICK HERE for a nice piece on The Cowsills!
CLICK HERE for Jerry Lewis Telethon Bloopers - Part 1 !
CLICK HERE for Jerry Lewis Telethon Bloopers - Part 2 !
CLICK HERE for more Jerry. the whole clip is crazy - but 2:13 in is really off the charts nuts.
CLICK HERE for The Worst Work Stations Ever
There's some controversy about the coin toss that decided who would get seats in the plane that crashed on February 3, 1959 and killed Buddy Holly, Richie Vallens & Big Bopper. CLICK HERE for "An open Letter & Challenge to Dion from Tommy Allsup" then CLICK HERE for Dion's version from "The Wanderer Talks Truth"
CLICK HERE to explore & watch a short film on The Cosimo Code, an attempt to catalog every Cosimo Matassa 45!
I'm a huge Sonny Curtis fan. CLICK HERE for a recent interview.
CLICK HERE for a video about Wealth Inequality in America
CLICK HERE for "I Was a Teenage Fake Zombie"
CLICK HERE and enjoy the part that starts 2:25 in.
CLICK HERE for Los Shakers - Siempre tú
CLICK HERE for Albums that never were (but should have been!)
CLICK HERE for info on an amazing new drug: Unpretentiousil!
CLICK HERE for info session guitarist Vincent Bell.
CLICK HERE for Paul Anka's famous post-gig turned into a short film!
CLICK HERE for an recent Montclair Times article on Michael Shelley!
CLICK HERE for some minor key songs reworked into major keys.
CLICK HERE to read how Big Star's "September Gurls" was recorded at Ardent Studios
CLICK HERE to see Beastie Boy Mike D's lovely $9 a square foot wallpaper!
CLICK HERE to read "The Beatles and the Art of the Tambourine"
CLICK HERE to read Carol Kaye review of "The Wrecking Crew: The Inside Story of Rock and Roll's Best-Kept Secret"
CLICK HERE for a great Beach Boys Interview from 1964 (starts @ 1:30).
CLICK HERE for seven minutes of David Bowie getting pissed off during interviews.
Apparently Bowie offered "Golden Years" to Elvis Presley - but The King declined. CLICK HERE former guest Stevie Riks nails the Elvis/Bowie duet version.
CLICK HERE for Chuck Berry's 1980 thoughts about The Sex Pistols, Talking Heads and Clash records.
CLICK HERE for Famous Album Covers Revisited Using Google Street View .
CLICK HERE for info on an odd e-book "Nick Lowe: A Long Career That Never Gets Stale." It is 4 pages long and "sells" for $1.99. The same author has one about Dean Martin that was reviewed like this: "This pamphlet was complete gargbage. A sixth grader could have written a better essay. All of this author's works should be removed from Amazon."
CLICK HERE for a similar 156 page "Book On Demand" titled "Nick Lowe" that boasts being made from "High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles!" What is the world coming to? Only $19.95.
CLICK HERE for the FREE download of "No Good To Cry" by The Explorers Club!
Sat. 7/6/13 11:03am
good morning, michael!
Sat. 7/6/13 11:04am
I am completely in love with Donnie and Joe Emerson after last week's interview. This song is so joyful and haunting at the same time. Amazing stuff.
Sat. 7/6/13 11:10am
I am requesting a rain song, some suggestions below as we have had 10" of rain last few weeks breaking the June record of 4" down here in dreary ole Floriduh
Rain on the Roof" by Lovin' Spoonful
"One More Rainy Day" by Deep Purple
"Rainy Days and Mondays" by The Carpenters
"Box of Rain" by Grateful Dead
Rain Dance" by The Guess Who
Sat. 7/6/13 11:30am
Sat. 7/6/13 11:37am
Green Pajamas - Walking In The Rain
Sat. 7/6/13 11:43am
speakin of wearing pajama's at Walmart:
sighted exiting walgreens this A.M.:
dirty night gown no shoes with Boob hanging out
Sat. 7/6/13 11:43am
Sat. 7/6/13 12:01pm
Good morning, Michael. Hey, have you heard the Numero Group's Buttons compilation? Sounds like a bunch of Cheap Trick stuff, most pretty good!
Sat. 7/6/13 12:03pm
JMD - agree
Sat. 7/6/13 12:05pm
Hondells was a Gary Usher studio concoction. I think that Richie Burns was one of the session singers, whom they later sent on the road to lead the touring version of the group. Obviously he's not on this instrumental...
Sat. 7/6/13 12:10pm
an interesting lp - "directed by" Nick Venet, produced by "DEN-VET Productions", liner notes by Roger Christian, Some of the songs by Richie Polodor - who made very similar instrumentals as The Pacific Surfers, and played w/ Sandy Nelson
Sat. 7/6/13 12:23pm
Greg from Bloomfield:
"Apple Doldrums". Sounds like an obscure Guided By Voices EP...
Sat. 7/6/13 12:24pm
Show sounding great Michael!
Sat. 7/6/13 12:25pm
Next play "Lost In My World" by the Outsiders. It sounds NOTHING LIKE "Time Won't Let Me"!
Sat. 7/6/13 12:26pm
Polodor also produced most of the Three Dog Night hits and Im sure many others. sounds like a candidate for a No. 1 Hit Interview!
Sat. 7/6/13 12:28pm
Outsiders "Backwards & Upside-down" as well
Sat. 7/6/13 12:30pm
Joe B: Podolor is a genius!
Sat. 7/6/13 12:33pm
Slept late. Just now tuning in. I'll catch the podcast at work Monday.
Sat. 7/6/13 12:35pm
Chris in TX via RI:
Morning Michael and folks. I overslept a bit.
Sat. 7/6/13 12:37pm
wow, how was that version of Something Stupid not a single!
Sat. 7/6/13 12:37pm
I'd have Q-tips too, and they'd have to be wooden-stick ones. None of that cardboard sh*t.
Sat. 7/6/13 12:38pm
I don't think i've heard that before
Sat. 7/6/13 12:48pm
Surfdog - next songs for you
Sat. 7/6/13 12:51pm
I think the Ramones did a better job of covering CCR. This ain't bad, though.
Sat. 7/6/13 12:57pm
Michael Shelley and Vinny Barbarino?
Sat. 7/6/13 12:57pm
Sat. 7/6/13 12:59pm
Sat. 7/6/13 4:32pm
It doesn't get any better than this. Congrats
on finding the vault that this stuff was stored in.
Sat. 7/6/13 5:22pm
Are these Gay torch songs or is it my imagination?
Sun. 7/7/13 10:51pm
Totally agree on the Beatles' Help! comment during the show! If there's such a thing as an underrated Beatles album, that's it (likely due to the US chop job at the time, it's a movie soundtrack, etc.)
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