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Turning over the toy box and jamming together the gloriously mismatched musical Lincoln Logs, Legos and Tinker Toys from Tin Pan Alley pluggers, pickled egg tavern weepers, lockstep soul ensembles, skinny-tie power poppers, Eurotrash ravers, moontanned art school rockers, drunken soccer anthems and anything else that seems like a good idea at the time. There are no guilty pleasures.

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Artist Track Album
Uncle Michael  Hinky Dinky Time Open   Options  
Moody Blues  In The Beginning-Lovely To See You   Options On The Threshold Of A Dream
(Deram - 1969)
 
Johnny Wakelin  In Zaire   Options In Zaire (1976) 
The Tubes  What Do You Want From Life   Options The Tubes
(A&M - 1975)
 
Candi Staton  He Called Me Baby   Options b/w What Would Become Of Me
(Fame - 1970)
 
Bobby "Blue" Bland  This Time I'm Gone For Good   Options b/w Where Baby Went
(ABC/Dunhill - 1973)
 
Brook Benton  Nothing Takes the Place of You   Options b/w Woman Without Love
(Cotillian - 1969)
 
West  Summer Flower   Options West
(Epic - 1968)
 
 
Music behind DJ:
Mar-Keys 
Grab This Thing (Part 1)   Options b/w Grab This Thing (Part 2)
(Stax - 1965)
 
Robin Ward  Wonderful Summer   Options b/w Dream Boy
(Dot - 1963)
 
The Style Council  Long Hot Summer   Options b/w Le Départ
(Polydor - 1983)
 
Lindsey Buckingham  Go Insane   Options Go Insane
(Warner Bros. - 1984)
 
David Gates  Do You Believe He's Comin'   Options First
(Elektra - 1973)
 
Albert King, Steve Cropper & Pops Staples  Water   Options Jammed Together
(Stax - 1969)
 
 
Music behind DJ:
Johnny Fortune 
Dragster   Options b/w Siboney
(Park Avenue - 1963)
 
Chet Baker & the Mariachi Brass  The Dating Game   Options Television's Greatest Hits
(unk. - 1965)
 
Bee Gees  Butterfly   Options unk.
(unk. - 1966)
 
Bob Lind  Elusive Butterfly   Options b/w Cheryl's Goin' Home
(World Pacific - 1965)
 
Adam Faith  Cheryl's Goin' Home   Options b/w A Funny Kind Of Love
(Parlophone - 1966)
 
Velvet Seed  Flim Flam Man   Options b-side to Sharon Patterson
(Mai New England - 1968)
 
Trashorama Radio Spots  Around-The-World Pizza (Duane Eddy w Willie & The Wheels - Freight Train)   Options Trashorama Radio Spots Vol. 2
(unk. - 1970)
 
Duane Eddy  Freight Train   Options b/w Put A Little Love In Your Heart
(Congress - 1970)
 
Paul Anka  Summer's Gone   Options (1960)  
 
Music behind DJ:
Pat and the Californians 
Bad   Options b/w Be Billy
(Downey - 1964)
 
Laura Nyro  Stoned Soul Picnic   Options Eli and the Thirteenth Confession
(Columbia - 1968)
 
Albert KIng  Cold Sweat   Options b-side to Can't You See What You're Doing To Me
(Stax - 1970)
 
The El Dorados  At My Front Door (Crazy Little Mama)   Options b/w What's Buggin' You Baby
(Vee-Jay - 1955)
 
The Sapphires  Thank You For Loving Me   Options b/w Our Love Is Everywhere
(ABC-Paramount - 1964)
 
The Marvelettes  My Daddy Knows Best   Options b/w Tie A String Around Your Finger
(Tamla - 1963)
 
Johnny Mathis  Wasn't The Summer Short   Options b-side to There You Are
(Columbia - 1961)
 
 
Music behind DJ:
Ray Charles 
Rock House, Pts. 1-2   Options b/w the other part
(Atlantic - 1958)
 
Intérprete Desconhecido  unk.   Options Álbum Desconhecido
(unk. - unk.)
 
unk.  unk.   Options Los Mejores Exitos de la Cumbia Sonidera {By Ecuamusicatotal}
(unk. - unk.)
 
Emperador  Ay Amor   Options Clasicas De La Cumbia Sonidera Vol.1 CD1
(unk. - unk.)
 
Super T  Cumbia Con Acordeon   Options Clasicas De La Cumbia Sonidera Vol.1 CD2
(unk. - unk.)
 
Gene & Eunice  Poco-Loco   Options b/w Go-On Kokomo
(Case - 1959)
 
 
Music behind DJ:
Jackie Mittoo & Randy's Allstars 
Jackie's Theme   Options 300% DYNAMITE
(Soul Jazz - 1999)
 
Lonzo & Oscar  Country Music Time   Options Country Music Time
(Starday - 1963)
 
Candi Staton  Jolene   Options Evidence; The Complete Fame Record Masters
(Kent - 2011)
 
Bobbie Gentry  Mississippi Delta   Options b-side to Ode To Billy Joe
(Capitol - 1967)
 
George Jones  I'm a People   Options I'm A People
(Musicor - 1966)
 
Elvis Presley  I Got a Feelin' in My Body   Options Elvis at Stax (1973)
(Sony Music/RCA/Legacy - 2013)
 
Frank Sinatra with the Axel Stordahl Orchestra  The Things We Did Last Summer   Options 10"
(Columbia - 1946)
 
 
Music behind DJ:
Earl Van Dyke & the Soul Brothers 
All For You   Options b-side to Six By Six
(Tamla Motown - 1970)
 
Denny Doherty  Children Of My Mind   Options Waiting For A Song
(Ember - 1974)
 
Mama Cass  California Earthquake   Options Dream A Little Dream Of Me
(ABC/Dunhill - 1968)
 
Norman Greenbaum  California Earthquake   Options b/w Rhode Island Red
(Reprise - 1971)
 
War  The World Is a Ghetto   Options The World Is a Ghetto
(United Artists - 1972)
 
Tony & Terri  Everybody Can't Play Shortstop   Options b/w California, L.A.
(Monument - 1967)
 
Jose Feliciano  Rain   Options b-side to And The Sun Will Shine
(RCA Victor - 1969)
 
James Melton  September In the Rain   Options Melody For Two OST
(Warner Bros. - 1937)
 
 
Music behind DJ:
Simon Haseley 
Precinct   Options unk.
(unk. - 1972)
 
Tom Waits  I Don't Wanna Grow Up   Options Bone Machine
(Island - 1992)
 
Matthew Sweet  Someone to Pull the Trigger   Options Altered Beast
(Zoo Entertainment - 1993)
 
The 5th Dimension  One Less Bell to Answer   Options b/w Feelin' Alright
(Bell - 1970)
 
 
Music behind DJ:
Fleetwood Mac 
Albatross   Options  

Listener comments!

Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 12:03pm βrian:

WFMU comes to the Central Time Zone. As it should be, from time to time.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:03pm pacific standard simon:

Dink it up a notch -- the party starts here.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 12:03pm Rudy Poot:

Every doggone thing!
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:04pm pacific standard simon:

Prove he aint!
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:05pm Uncle Michael:

Hola, Hinky Dinkers.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:06pm pacific standard simon:

Oh my god -- you're actually doing it, Uncle Michael!
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 12:07pm βrian:

My name is Brian, and I have a Hinky Dinking problem.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:07pm Uncle Michael:

No, Simon...I shan't do it!
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 12:07pm glenn:

excellent. one of justin hayward's best guitar tracks.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:08pm Uncle Michael:

Agree, glenn.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:09pm Uncle Michael:

For you, Dougy.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 12:09pm northguineahills:

Zaireeka!
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:10pm pacific standard simon:

It's a slam dink.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 12:16pm Jeff Golick:

Love these Fame sides.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:17pm Uncle Michael:

They're pure cream.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 12:21pm glenn:

ah bobby. when he's good there's nobody better.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 12:23pm Jeff Golick:

And when he's bad, he's the best.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 12:23pm Jeff Golick:

Wait....
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:24pm pacific standard simon:

No, that sounds like a good album title.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 12:24pm glenn:

he has some clunkers, no denying it.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 12:25pm glenn:

although i can't think of too many off the top of my head.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 12:26pm glenn:

wikipedia says -- Decca initially conceived Deram Records initially as an outlet for stereo 'Deramic Sound' recordings of contemporary pop and rock music, though not all of the early recordings on Deram used this technique.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:27pm Uncle Michael:

Deramic?
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:27pm holland oats:

deram = zombies!
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 12:27pm glenn:

which begs the question; ummm dudes, why not?
  Fri. 9/20/13 12:28pm scentymint endstinks:

Can't help but love your gif. am the proud former-owner of a '68 suicide door Lincoln Continental, oh the memories.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:29pm pacific standard simon:

My dog has already marked the end of Summer.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:32pm Uncle Michael:

My next fictitious band will be called Suicide Doors.
  Fri. 9/20/13 12:33pm scentymint endstinks:

@Uncle
the Convertible Suicide Doors!
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:34pm Parq:

God, someone needs to sit the protagonist of this Robin Ward song down and give her a damn good talking-to.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:36pm Uncle Michael:

True of many songs, Parq.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 12:37pm northguineahills:

Wow, I usually can't stand the Style Council, but this really hits the spot! Off to lunch, see y'alls later!
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:37pm Uncle Michael:

Another love it or hate it track coming after this one.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:38pm Uncle Michael:

See ya NGH
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:38pm pacific standard simon:

Weller likes some Philly soul.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 12:39pm glenn:

hinky dinky time - playing all the love it or hate it songs you've come to know and love or hate.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:41pm Parq:

All too well do I remember that teenage, this-is-the-boy-I'm-going-to-love-forever phase. There's going to be a whole lot of crying in that girl's future, and more to the point, the future of her parents.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:42pm Uncle Michael:

When you get old enough to love and yet, know it's not a forever love...that's kind of bittersweet.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:42pm pacific standard simon:

Parq, you're sounding a bit parental yourself.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:44pm Parq:

PSS, just speaking from experience. The summer my girl was 16 -- sheesh.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:47pm pacific standard simon:

Advise your kids to get into something more life-affirming -- like recreational drugs.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:49pm Uncle Michael:

More promising than romantic attraction...that's for sure.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:50pm pacific standard simon:

"Don't follow boys; follow something that's going to stick around for a few years, like The Grateful Dead."
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:51pm pacific standard simon:

This Jammed Together record -- is the rest of it like this?
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:57pm Uncle Michael:

Sorry for outing you like that, Simon.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:58pm pacific standard simon:

Chet Baker ghosting for Herb Alpert? I heard that Captain Beefheart used to claim that Alpert had someone in back of him playing his more complicated horn parts in shows.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 12:59pm Uncle Michael:

Not ghosting...aping, more like it.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 1:01pm Dominick:

Oh, Scott's show must be ending
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 1:01pm Uncle Michael:

Hmm?
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 1:02pm pacific standard simon:

Might as well come out of the closet -- I'm a flagrant, flaming playlist commenter.
  Fri. 9/20/13 1:02pm scentymint endstinks:

I hate Frank Zappa, especially the Tiny Lights stuff, so don't play that or any of that other stuff I hate like.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 1:02pm Dominick:

NYC ref. Scott Muni always ended his programs with this
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 1:03pm Uncle Michael:

The Bob Lind?
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 1:04pm Dominick:

Yeah
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 1:05pm Uncle Michael:

Interesting. Didn't know that...
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 1:10pm pacific standard simon:

That radio spot sounded like cut-rate Jean Shepherd.
  Fri. 9/20/13 1:12pm scentymint endstinks:

I've never actually visited a parallel universe before. This is kinda' nice.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 1:13pm Uncle Michael:

There are many, many universes.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 1:15pm pacific standard simon:

The perpendicular universe. The asymptotic universe.
  Fri. 9/20/13 1:15pm scentymint endstinks:

@pacific
I love it when you talk dirty.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 1:19pm pacific standard simon:

It's OK with me if you feel like having a Laura Nyro phase, Uncle Michael.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 1:20pm Uncle Michael:

30 year phase...so far.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 1:25pm KevinfromBayRidge:

good Day to all HDers. Did Albert play a regular guitar left-handed? Or was that Freddie?
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 1:27pm pacific standard simon:

The pictures of Albert show him playing left-handed.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 1:28pm pacific standard simon:

Freddie, right-handed.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 1:29pm Dominick:

Allright !!
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 1:30pm Uncle Michael:

Parq's gonna have some more protagonists to talk to.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 1:32pm pacific standard simon:

Mama didn't lie.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 1:35pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Thanks PSS. Yeah he did play a rightie guitar, but with a different tuning ( as per Wiki)
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 1:49pm Uncle Michael:

I need translations. Any help?
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 1:52pm pacific standard simon:

My Spanish is non-existent, except for cussing (restaurant work).
  Fri. 9/20/13 1:59pm robtatet:

finally getting to listen again
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:03pm Uncle Michael:

Tate!
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 2:04pm βrian:

Know any good banjo jokes?
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:06pm Uncle Michael:

I really don't.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 2:10pm Doug Schulkind:

Don't be so high-strung, Uncle Michael.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:12pm Uncle Michael:

Sorry. I'll tune down a step.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 2:15pm βrian:

Can you do that with a banjo?
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:16pm pacific standard simon:

Don't fret about it.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:16pm Uncle Michael:

*I* can.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:17pm Brian in UK:

@βrian How's this one for you.
When you toss a banjo into a skip and it hits an accordion that's perfect pitch
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:19pm pacific standard simon:

Why don't people tell cauliflower jokes? I like banjos and accordions.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 2:21pm βrian:

I'm a bandoneon man, myself.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:21pm Brian in UK:

@simon I am just trying to satisfy demands of the market.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:24pm pacific standard simon:

I need to go to the market and buy a ham shank for the pot of black-eyed peas soaking in the kitchen.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:28pm Uncle Michael:

don't get shanked or shivved, Simon.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:29pm pacific standard simon:

Indeed. The market is always demanding my wallet.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:31pm Brian in UK:

@UM have you got Adam Faith's Green Finger?

www.youtube.com...
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:31pm Uncle Michael:

I may well have, Brian. Have to dig around.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:32pm pacific standard simon:

Didn't that sound like a Firesign Theatre member (David?) doing the intro to the Mama Cass song?
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:34pm Uncle Michael:

I'll have to give it a closer listen.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:34pm Brian in UK:

Did Firesign do something on The Byrds Draft Morning?
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:35pm pacific standard simon:

I ate many a hotdog cooked by Norman Greenbaum in his day job in Sonoma County.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 2:35pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Wow! SECOND song I've ever heard by Norman!
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:36pm pacific standard simon:

There's a Howard Roberts album that has clips from "How Can You Be In Two Places At Once..."
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:37pm Uncle Michael:

There are even more to play, Kevin. And I will...
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 2:37pm slater:

love the california theme
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:38pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks, slater...semi-unconsciously theming...
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:41pm Brian in UK:

World Shut Your Mouth.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:44pm Uncle Michael:

I promise no four or five week Jose Feliciano binge.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:45pm Brian in UK:

Gotta cut & run. Vacuum cleaner to unwrap. It's great how you get a plug with all new electrical equipment nowadays.

Good work Uncle Michael for keeping us on our toes.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:46pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks for listening, Brian. It's an F1 weekend!
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:47pm Brian in UK:

I am a MotoGP type myself.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 2:51pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Don't Hoover about Brian!
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:51pm Uncle Michael:

two wheels bad!
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:51pm pacific standard simon:

I know that Cass song from the John Hartford version -- assume he wrote it.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:53pm Uncle Michael:

Yep...did.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:55pm pacific standard simon:

Matthew Sweet again -- nice!
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:55pm Uncle Michael:

Couldn't help it. I had to work this song into HDT too!
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:55pm Brian in UK:

Growing Older But Not Up - Buffett. Byeeee.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:55pm pacific standard simon:

Fits your gif well.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:57pm Uncle Michael:

See you all later...thanks for the support.
Avatar    Fri. 9/20/13 2:58pm pacific standard simon:

It IS a pleasure.
Avatar Fri. 9/20/13 3:04pm Jeff Golick:

Had to work a tad more than I wanted to, but will hit the archive for the Elvis et al set and then some...

Thanks, UM!
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