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Options April 27, 2016: Hurts and Avis

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
Alex Battles  Honky Tonk Radio Girl   Options           0:00:00 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
The Texans 
Green Green Grass of Texas   Options   Vee-Jay    7"    0:01:20 ()
Tiny Murphy  42   Options   Ronel    7"    0:03:27 ()
Al Terry  House of Glass   Options   Hickory  1954  7"    0:06:05 ()
George Jones  Wedding Bells   Options My Favorites of Hank Williams  United Artists  1962  LP  "I couldn't think or eat nothin' unless it was Hank Williams, and I couldn't wait for his next record to come out. He had to be, really, the greatest." - GJ  0:08:17 ()
Faron Young  I've Got Five Dollars And It's Saturday Night   Options   Capitol  1959  7"  The Young Sheriff and his Country Deputies  0:11:04 ()
Arizona Weston  Don't Keep Steppin' On My Heart   Options   Glenn    7"    0:13:11 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
The Dick Poulton Trio 
Capital City Bounce   Options   Vin    7"    0:15:23 ()
Ray Pennington  Ramblin' Man   Options   Capitol    7"    0:17:51 ()
Tex Williams  Too Many Tigers   Options   Boone  1965  7"    0:20:23 ()
The Lonesome Valley Singers  Big Wheels A Hummin'   Options Truck Driving Songs  Diplomat    LP    0:22:38 ()
Conway Twitty  Up Comes The Bottle (Down Goes The Man)   Options   Decca    7"    0:24:38 ()
Jerry Lee Lewis  Chantilly Lace   Options   Mercury  1972  7"    0:27:27 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Joe Maphis (King of the Strings) 
Bully Of The Town   Options   Columbia  1956  7"    0:29:52 ()
Jim Nesbitt  The Friendly Undertaker   Options   Chart  1965  7"    0:32:52 ()
Ray Sanders  Don't Let Your Love Grow Cold   Options   Tower  1966  7"    0:35:38 ()
Mel Tillis  If I Could Only Start Over   Options Life Turned Her That Way  Kapp  1967  LP    0:37:33 ()
Dee Graham  Today Is The Day   Options   John Law    7"    0:40:07 ()
Carl Belew  Boston Jail   Options   RCA Victor  1966  7"    0:42:52 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
unknown 
Television Breakdown   Options   Ralph's Records    7"    0:44:41 ()
Lorene Mann  Hurts And Avis   Options   RCA  1972  7"  Vocal accompaniment by the Jordanaires, Producer: Chet Atkins  0:47:21 ()
Don Chapel  Everybody Have Another Round   Options   Metro Country    7"    0:49:34 ()
Stella Parton  Ode To Olivia   Options   Country Soul  1975  7"    0:51:24 ()
Billy D. Hunter The Country Joe Revue  Old Five & Dimers   Options   CMS    7"    0:54:44 ()
Lonnie Mack  Chicken Pickin'   Options The Wham Of That Memphis Man      LP  RIP  0:57:37 ()

Listener comments!

  Wed. 4/27/16 8:06pm Steven Ansible:

This is the best!!!
Avatar Wed. 4/27/16 8:06pm Becky:

Thanks!!
Avatar    Wed. 4/27/16 8:09pm Mailman Tom:

I was sorry to read about the passing of Lonnie Mack. He was one of the greats.
Avatar Wed. 4/27/16 8:10pm Becky:

@Tom, I'll definitely play one of my favorites of his later in the program.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:24pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Cain't be "Too Many Tigers" for Mr. Finewine, ammirite?
  Wed. 4/27/16 8:25pm herb.nyc:

Song is like "break my mind"
Avatar Wed. 4/27/16 8:25pm Becky:

@JJJ you nailed that one right on the head.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:26pm JakeGould:

All the people dying seems to mean pretty awesome tributes on WFMU in 2016. Silver lining of a sad cake.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:27pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Not so fine wine. Is more than fine.
Avatar Wed. 4/27/16 8:27pm Becky:

@Jake What does sad cake taste like?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:28pm Marcel M:

What an appropriate song to tune into. My wife just said to me, "drinking again?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:29pm JakeGould:

@Becky: Like a sad cloud with shitty frosting on top served at a sad restaurant by counter person who wishes they were somewhere else… Possibly dead…
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:29pm Marcel M:

@Jake: Que fuerte
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:30pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Greatest exchange ever:
Elvis: Do I sing the Devil's music ??
Jerry Lee: Sohhhn - you *are* the Devil.
Avatar Wed. 4/27/16 8:30pm Becky:

@Jake So like Entemann's?
  Wed. 4/27/16 8:33pm Tommy Haynes:

Up comes the coke spoon empty goes the wallet
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:38pm JakeGould:

@Becky: Dang you! You nailed it! I mean I should be giving you grief since I am Brooklyn born/bred and Entemann’s is sacrosanct to some… But in 2016? It’s just crappy supermarket cake. I’d rather have some Table Talk pies than an Entemann’s anything nowadays.
  Wed. 4/27/16 8:39pm herb.nyc:

Ray SANDERS for prez!
Avatar Wed. 4/27/16 8:41pm Becky:

@Jake I grew up near an Entemann's factory outlet. We lived on the stuff...which means it is very sad cake for me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:43pm Marcel M:

I donno Jake table talk sucks. Entemann's is much better. It serves its purpose.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:43pm Marcel M:

www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:44pm JakeGould:

@Becky: Oh… Okay… Buying food at the dinged and dented food place can be sad. My sympathies.

@MarcelM: I like Table Talk. Deal with it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:44pm Marcel M:

Jake, you glorious titwillow, I'll eat them to but can you really say they are better than the entire Entemann's catalogue?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:45pm Marcel M:

too*
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:48pm JakeGould:

@MarcelM: Table Talk is more consistent and reliable. I buy a Table Talk pie I know exactly what I am getting and it tastes great. Not the case with Entemann's; I’ve eaten some dry ass baked goods that should have been good… And they’re not as good as in the past.

Also, on the snack cake front I wish Drakes Yodels were as good as they once were as well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/27/16 8:49pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I hear "The Ballad of Jed Clampett" in the background....cool!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/27/16 8:50pm Ken From Hyde Park:

The theme from The Beverly Hillbillies, that was.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:53pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Snack Cakes and country gold. 'Swhy I came.
  Wed. 4/27/16 8:54pm P-90:

Can't have Entenmann's in the house. Can't do it. Not the doughnuts, the devil's food frosted sheet cake or the marshmallow frosted one. Or the pineapple cheese danish with the flakey yet sticky crust. Because: if it's not here I don't miss it, I don't crave it, but if it IS here, I will eat it compulsively 'til every bit of it is gone...
Avatar Wed. 4/27/16 8:55pm Becky:

Can't believe I'm playing an Olivia Newton-John defense song right now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:55pm JakeGould:

FWIW, artisanal Ring Dings are pretty good (but pricey) if you can find them. The few doughnut shops in NYC that still make their own doughnuts on site are also amazing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:56pm JakeGould:

@Becky: If you don’t defend Olivia Newton-John then who will?
  Wed. 4/27/16 8:57pm Renbo:

Hey when is your show over Becky I just got here?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:57pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...been an artisanal ringding of a show...yessir...
Avatar Wed. 4/27/16 8:57pm Marc Francis:

Thanks for another great show, Becky!
Avatar Wed. 4/27/16 8:58pm Becky:

@Renbo 2 mins
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:58pm JakeGould:

Thanks Becky!
  Wed. 4/27/16 8:58pm P-90:

And sad cake fot poor Lonnie Mack, a really, really important musician whose passing was completely overshadowed by the passing of a much more famous important musician...
  Wed. 4/27/16 8:58pm Renbo:

oh man i am gonna CRY
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 8:59pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Look out!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/27/16 9:00pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I remember that as a young 'un that my mom would bring my grandma (who didn't drive) over to see great-grandma & grandpa. Great-grandma would have Mrs. Freshey's snowball cakes. I must seek those out and relive old food memories. Fresh ones, I mean. Not cakes that are almost fifty years old.
  Wed. 4/27/16 9:00pm P-90:

And thank you Becky, for doing your thing here every week. 'Tis appreciated.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 9:00pm Juke Joint Jonny:

The hottest of guitars, right here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/27/16 9:01pm Marcel M:

Table talk sux. One love.
Avatar Wed. 4/27/16 9:25pm Marc Francis:

Is this board still going on strong?
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