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Options February 6, 2017: Up from the Basement Revisited

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
BOSQ  Celestial Strut   Options Celestial Strut  Ubiquity  2015  CD    0:00:00 ()
Björn J:son Lindh  Bull Dog   Options Sissel  Metronome  1971  LP    0:08:43 ()
Herbie Mann  Rivers of Babylon   Options Reggae  Atlantic  1974  LP    0:16:07 ()
Prince Rakeem  Ooh I Love You Rakeem   Options 12" single  Tommy Boy  1991  12"  "Baggin' Ladies Instrumental"  0:20:10 ()
Rick Dees  Meatballs   Options Meatballs: The Original Soundtrack from the Motion Picture  RSO  1979  LP    0:24:12 ()
Love Craft  Ain't Gettin' None   Options We Love You (Whoever You Are)  Mercury  1975  LP    0:29:04 ()
ZZ Top  Heard It on the X   Options Fandango!  London  1975  LP    0:32:01 ()
 
Ass Ponys  Earth to Grandma   Options CD single  A&M  1995  CD    0:42:34 ()
The Godfathers  If I Only Had Time   Options The BBC Session  Strange Fruit / Dutch East India  1989  CD  From 1986  0:44:58 ()
The Call  The Walls Came Down   Options Modern Romans  Mercury  1983  LP    0:47:31 ()
Bob Hope, William L. Laurence, et al.  The Biography of the Atom (excerpt)   Options The Quick and the Dead - The Story of the Atom Bomb Volume 1  RCA Victor  1950  LP    0:51:50 ()
Chris Martell  It's a Revolution Mother   Options It's a Revolution Mother Motion Picture Sound Track  KW Pictures Corp.  1969  LP    0:58:52 ()
The Mosquitos  Sunshine Barato   Options Sunshine Barato  Bar None  2004  CD    1:02:03 ()
The Howard Roberts Quartet  Dirty Old Bossa Nova   Options H.R. Is a Dirty Guitar Player  Sundazed  2002  CD  From 1963  1:04:09 ()
Charlie Byrd  This Can't Be Love   Options Midnight Guitar  Savoy Jazz  1978  LP  From 1957  1:06:19 ()
Walt Koken  Hei-Wa Hoedown   Options Hei-Wa Hoedown  Rounder  1995  CD    1:08:58 ()
Hal Holbrook  My Ancestor Satan   Options More of Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight!  Columbia Masterworks  1961  LP    1:11:43 ()
The Kentucky Headhunters  Skip a Rope   Options PIckin' on Nashville  Mercury  1989  LP    1:16:48 ()
Kris Kristofferson and Joan Baez  Hello in There   Options Big Sur Festival - One Hand Clapping  Columbia  1972  LP    1:19:42 ()
The Handsome Family  Little Sparrows   Options Honey Moon  Carrot Top  2009  CD    1:22:52 ()
 
 
Single File: all singles from the WFMU Basement Library this week
The 6ths  All Dressed Up in Dreams   Options single  London  1995  7"  vocal: Mary Timony  1:34:55 ()
Twig  Fall of Love   Options single  Harriet  1993  45    1:37:10 ()
Fred Small  Walk on the Supply Side   Options single  Aquifer  1982  45    1:39:52 ()
The Leopards  Psychedelic Boy   Options single  Voxx  1986  45    1:43:35 ()
Four Tops  Walk Away Renee   Options single  Motown  1967  45    1:46:14 ()
Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds  Funk-in-Wagnal   Options single  Dunhill-abc  1971  45    1:48:57 ()
The Knobs  Nun   Options single  Request O Matic  1984  45    1:52:23 ()
Suburban Youth  Guitar All Night   Options single  Request O Matic  1983  45    1:54:37 ()
East River Pipe  Make a Deal with the City   Options single  Hell Gate  1992  45    1:56:53 ()
The Wrong Band  The Wrong Song   Options single  What  1983  45    1:59:39 ()
Supremes  Buttered Popcorn   Options single  Tamla/Motown  2015  45  From 1959  2:03:03 ()
 
Tone  Lo   Options Sustain  Independent Project  1996  CD    2:14:44 ()
The Fever  Ladyfingers   Options Pink on Pink EP  Kemado  2003  CD    2:20:54 ()
The Flips  I Just Don't Know Where I Stand   Options single  HoZac  2010  45    2:24:55 ()
Ruby Starr  Love's Made a Fool of You   Options Smokey Places  Capitol  1977  LP    2:27:04 ()
Catholic Girls  C'est Impossible   Options Catholic Girls  MCA  1982  LP    2:30:01 ()
Huey Lewis and the News  Some of My Lies Are True (Sooner or Later)   Options Huey Lewis and the News  Chrysalis  1980  LP    2:33:02 ()
The Cowpokes  Zither Magic   Options Hey Judy  Circularphile  1990  CD    2:36:05 ()
The Hot Shots  Guitar Battle   Options Wise Up, Watch Out  Dionysus  1999  CD  featuring Deke Dickerson  2:37:45 ()
Johnny Adams  Life Is a Struggle   Options I Won't Cry  Rounder  1991  CD    2:39:31 ()
B.B. King  When My Heart Beats Like a Hammer   Options Blues Kingpins: B.B. King  Virgin  2003  CD  From 1954  2:41:54 ()
Boozoo Chavis  Lula Lula Don't You Go to Bingo   Options Johnny Billy Goat  Rounder Heritage  2000  CD    2:44:50 ()
JPP  Myllypolkka Ja Eriks Polkan   Options Devil's Polska: New Finnish Folk Fiddling  Green Linnet   1994  CD    2:48:32 ()
The Greg Foat Group  Girl and Robot with Flowers (Part I)   Options Girl and Robot with Flowers  Jazzman  2012  CD    2:52:03 ()

Listener comments!

  Mon. 2/6/17 9:03am B^):

hey
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 9:03am Cheri Pi:

Boing Boing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 9:04am psysci:

Ray Dee OH
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 9:05am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...'welll I reel-eyez - that I been hip - no -tized - I love your Gypsee Eyahuhz'...Sorry DA DJ put 'ElectricLadyLand' in my head...not tired of the yip-yips yet! :) ...
  Mon. 2/6/17 9:08am Polyus:

clap
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  Mon. 2/6/17 9:09am Polyus:

(on the twos and fours)
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 9:11am Joe McG:

Happy Monday morning, everyone. Today I have excavated music from the WFMU basement library and will be playing some of my finds.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 9:12am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe. Let us hope you manage to shift all the swag before next month.
Avatar    Mon. 2/6/17 9:12am Sem Chumbo:

Flute WITH bongo. Now that's cool, daddy-o. Hiya, Joe, and McGaskos attending.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 9:13am Ken From Hyde Park:

Yip yip, Joe. Mining the mother lodes, Doug Schulkind-style?
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 9:14am Joe McG:

@Brian: We love it so much we can't let it leave the building.
  Mon. 2/6/17 9:14am KP:

Hey, daddy-o
I don't want to go down to the basement
Avatar    Mon. 2/6/17 9:14am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Björn Boing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 9:18am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...it's called a Cuíca - & I won't forget this time...I won't...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 9:20am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...cause the Cuíca is a squeaka...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 9:21am Passaic River Blues:

PRINCE RAKEEM A/K/A RZA A/K/A BOBBY DIGITAL! Your friend and mine. Thank you for this one, Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 9:22am MD:

Good Morning Sleepy Heads all over da World!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 9:22am MattBelow:

Hey Joe! Long time no listen!
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 9:23am Joe McG:

Hey Matt! My, you're up early!
  Mon. 2/6/17 9:24am JtotheK:

Rakeem aka the RZA...great to hear this!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 9:25am MattBelow:

"Workin' for the man every night and day..."
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 9:25am melinda:

Meatballs!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 9:26am melinda:

What an unexpected treat.
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 9:28am Joe McG:

"You don't want to be a meatball with meat sauce on your face"??
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 9:33am Brian in UK:

Tommy Boy, that was Monica's label.
Avatar    Mon. 2/6/17 9:35am V Priceless:

hey Joe and people of Joe!
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 9:36am Fuzzy:

You got Billy and Dusty too.
  Mon. 2/6/17 9:37am JakeGould:

Hey! Hey daddy-o! Joe is gonna go! Dowwwwn to the basement!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 9:40am Guido from Cologne:

I send the German version of "Disco Duck"!
Brian Turner say's it's awful!
I found it fun!
  Mon. 2/6/17 9:40am Polyus:

"Get me Rick Dees on the line. We need someone that's hot with the kids right now".
Avatar    Mon. 2/6/17 9:40am PKNY:

Rick Dees was also in one of the worst movies I've seen over the past few years: "Record City". Imagine "Car Wash", but set in a record store. Thank goodness it was free on Amazon Prime, I'd have been mad if I spent money to watch it--> www.imdb.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 9:42am doctorjazz:

HI Joe and you noisy folks out there!
  Mon. 2/6/17 9:43am Brendan:

Of all the gin joints... play it again Joe!
  Mon. 2/6/17 9:44am JakeGould:

To be fair, a lot of the German versions of many things is a bit "off." So hey!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 9:46am Stevel:

Godfathers! (Not the spunkiest version I've heard though.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 9:46am Bootsie:

The Godfathers!!
  Mon. 2/6/17 9:47am ?:

Cary Grant's on LSD!! What a lyric! Nice one, Joe -- don't know this version, just the much faster version.
  Mon. 2/6/17 9:50am JakeGould:

Really liking this Joe.
  Mon. 2/6/17 9:52am Polyus:

Jeez, I actually saw The Call live, like 50 years ago.
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 9:52am Joe McG:

Nice to have you along, Jake.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 9:52am Marcel M:

Fun show, Joe!
  Mon. 2/6/17 9:53am Karen in Sleepy Hollow:

This is awesome Joe, we're both doing our archeology jobs today :)
  Mon. 2/6/17 9:54am KP:

This was yuge
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 9:54am MD:

THE GOOD OLD DAYS IN THE USA WHEN RICH PEOPLE PAYED TAXES!!!
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 9:54am Fuzzy:

"Hey Bob -- hand me that big chunk of uranium over there..."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 9:55am ChrisB.:

Backstage at the Atomic Bomb? That's what I call All Access!
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 9:55am βrian:

"Gone fission," read the sign.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 9:55am MD:

the good old days when radioactive material was good for us!
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 9:56am Joe McG:

Thanks, Marcel. Nice to see you, Karen!
  Mon. 2/6/17 9:56am Emily C:

Oh! This is fascinating. What a thing to wake up to! Good morning, Joe :)
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 9:57am Joe McG:

Good morning, Emily! I love this guy's accent!
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 9:57am Fuzzy:

Check out the atomic bomb craters NW of Las Vegas sometime on Google Maps -- that's some crazy shit!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 9:57am ChrisB.:

"And Oy Vey, such a noise!"
  Mon. 2/6/17 9:58am JakeGould:

These guys are taking about nuclear weapons as if they are scary things.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 9:58am MD:

And I have become Death...
  Mon. 2/6/17 9:58am Emily C:

So do I! Who is he??
  Mon. 2/6/17 9:58am Karen in Sleepy Hollow:

A coyote howled in the distance for the last time...
     Mon. 2/6/17 9:59am Listener Robert:

This sounds like the original of "The Walls Came Down". I liked it very much when it started getting air play. Something electrifying about the lyric "Who's laughing now?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 9:59am MD:

I am in a great Monday morning mood!!!
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 9:59am Fuzzy:

Nah...people used to sit on the rooftop of Atomic Liquors in LV and watch the fireworks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:00am Ken From Hyde Park:

Joe, besides cuing up records, checking swag, planning a marathon, giving the station ID, etc., can you go out and check on the 90.1 transmitter? I don't seem to be receiving a signal this morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 10:01am Marcel M:

The 1 percenters used to be motorcycle freaks?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:02am MD:

THIS GUY IS HIP!!!!!!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:02am MD:

DADDYO!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 10:02am Clïff in Prägůe:

I'm hip to this guy's rap, man.
  Mon. 2/6/17 10:03am Brendan:

The biker narrator was on acid
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:03am Brian in UK:

Holy Mackeral, that's just how I feel. The open road, the wind in my hair. A chick on the pillion. Giving it to the man. Yeah.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 10:04am Clïff in Prägůe:

I'll be he has some swingin' chicks back at his pad. Groovy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 10:06am Cecile:

I feel like I went to the big gay superbowl party at my neighborhood bar where they were handing out jello shots after every touchdown. But I stayed at home and had one beer. Yet I feel like crap. Growing old sucks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:09am Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning all!
LOVED that Prince Rakeem track.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 10:14am Marcel M:

Is this guy Old Codgers brother?
  Mon. 2/6/17 10:14am Brendan:

Is this the Mark Twain thing he did?
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 10:15am Joe McG:

@Marcel: ha ha ha @Brendan: Yup!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 10:15am Clïff in Prägůe:

Uris Hall at Cornell has a display case full of people's brains.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 10:15am Marcel M:

Nice Dreyfus affair reference.
  Mon. 2/6/17 10:15am Brendan:

Ah say ah say this is highly irregular!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:16am Brian in UK:

Quite timely.
  Mon. 2/6/17 10:17am JakeGould:

Hal Holbrook is America. Or something like that.
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 10:19am βrian:

Dreyfus? I missed that. What?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:21am doctorjazz:

Just killing it with this set, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:22am Brian in UK:

Joe, time for a Johnny Prine special, 'cause he is.
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 10:22am Joe McG:

Nice to have you along, good doctor!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 10:23am Whosondephone:

I love these record Library shows Joe keep them coming.
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 10:25am Joe McG:

@whos: It's so much fun to dig around down there. I'm not going to wait another 5 years to do my next one, I can tell you that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 10:26am FernandoBelmondo:

The Handsome Family should always make the cut.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 10:26am Marcel M:

@Joe: You think some Jandek will eventually end up down there?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:26am Brian in UK:

Misheard lyrics John P's That's the Way That the World Goes 'Round.
Should be It's half an inch of water and you think your going to drown.
Heard as Half an enchilada and you think your going to drown.
     Mon. 2/6/17 10:26am Listener Robert:

Wait for the next flood from below, Mr. McG.
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 10:26am Joe McG:

@Marcel: Never.
  Mon. 2/6/17 10:28am Emily C:

This is wonderful. Handsome Family, especially. I'm on the edge of my seat to see what's next!
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 10:29am βrian:

I heard it from JP's account as "a happy enchilada."
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:31am Brian in UK:

@βrian Sounds even better. Let's not split enchiladas.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:31am Nate K.:

I can only assume that the station has two copies of Fandango! and one lives in the basement. If not, we need to have a serious discussion.
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 10:32am βrian:

"May the sun fall softly on your back and may your enchiladas always be happy ones."
     Mon. 2/6/17 10:34am Listener Robert:

Now that WMFU's up, I notice the stream is several MINUTES behind, which means DA the DJ probably actually got out on time.
  Mon. 2/6/17 10:34am SeanG:

love the sixths
  Mon. 2/6/17 10:35am melinda:

I think I saw the Call backing Harry Dean Stanton. The Walls Came Down got some play on MTV at the time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:35am Passaic River Blues:

The 6ths! Keep 'em coming, Joe!
  Mon. 2/6/17 10:35am melinda:

Love the 6ths
     Mon. 2/6/17 10:35am Listener Robert:

At least you're not using NewtRadio's streaming service, which frequently cuts in with completely unrelated programming.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:35am Brian in UK:

Joe, Hyacinths and Thistles is wonderful. Go on say it on air.
  Mon. 2/6/17 10:36am SeanG:

hi melinda :-)
  Mon. 2/6/17 10:36am melinda:

Hi Sean!
Avatar    Mon. 2/6/17 10:37am Snortley:

In Brazilian Portuguese, "barato" is roughly equivalent to English slang "cool."
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:37am Brian in UK:

As an aside on The Sixths' H & T Ken & Monica get name checks.
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 10:37am Joe McG:

@Snortley: Thanks! I was reading promo copy on the CD that turns out to be wrong!
  Mon. 2/6/17 10:39am KP:

I also saw the Call. Their bass player Michael Been, who was the whole act on stage, fairly recently died while doing sound st a festival for Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. His son was in the band
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 10:39am Joe McG:

@KP: Oh, how sad!
  Mon. 2/6/17 10:40am melinda:

@Brian: I have the H and T album but was not aware of that
Avatar    Mon. 2/6/17 10:40am Snortley:

Strange interpretation. Oddly, the word's literal meaning is "low priced."
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:40am Uncle Michael:

I missed the Call? (just got here) Garth Hudson produced that record!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:41am Ken From Hyde Park:

90.1 working normally now...yay!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:42am doctorjazz:

How about, "Walk on the Kosher Side"?

www.youtube.com...
Avatar    Mon. 2/6/17 10:42am Andy in Berlin:

I think I actually remember this song! Very clever, though I guess very timely. And maybe now timely again?
Avatar    Mon. 2/6/17 10:42am Hoboken Jack:

Enjoying your basement tapes, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 10:43am FernandoBelmondo:

Barato is also a 60s slang for the effects of psychodelic drugs.
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 10:44am Joe McG:

Thanks, Jack! good to see you. And thanks everyone for clearing up "barato"!
  Mon. 2/6/17 10:44am JakeGould:

Oh Jesus. Am in social studies class in 1983?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:44am Planet Tyler:

O boy I'm a day late hearing about David Axelrod.
  Mon. 2/6/17 10:45am ?:

Let's not forget Gefilte Joe & the Fish and "Take a Walk on the Kosher Side"
  Mon. 2/6/17 10:47am Will:

That is sad about Michael Been from the Call. I think he was the vocalist and main songwriter too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:47am thatpatsmith:

great cover!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 10:48am doctorjazz:

I remember this "Renee" cover, really like it.
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 10:49am SSS:

Gotta love Tommy Jones.
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 10:50am SSS:

That was him, yes?
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 10:51am Joe McG:

@SSS: No, but I think he might've cut a version!
Avatar    Mon. 2/6/17 10:52am PKNY:

My wife loves "Don't Pull Your Love", so now it looks like I have an excuse to look for the 45, thanks Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 10:55am Parq:

The Tops' "Rene" is in the basement? Man.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 10:58am psysci:

It was left in the bank for Joe hurdy hur hur
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 10:59am Cecile:

How is ERP doing these days. He had some good songs.
  Mon. 2/6/17 10:59am KP:

Is East River Pipe also represented upstairs. I remember them as pretty promising
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 11:01am Joe McG:

@KP: Yes, Mr. Cornog was an FMU fave. In fact, two DJs are thanked on this single's sleeve!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 11:01am Cecile:

He actually has been busy as a family man these days. That's a happy thing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 11:02am Cecile:

I'm glad I looked it up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 11:02am ChrisB.:

Is this one of DEVO's alter-ego bands?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 11:03am Brian in UK:

The Gasoline Age is by far my favourite ERP album. Top notch for a bedroom recording.
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 11:04am Joe McG:

@Brian: I like the single comp, "Shining Hours in a Can."
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 11:04am JtotheK:

excellent Supremes track.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 11:08am Guido from Cologne:

they must have been called the Primettes
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 11:08am Guido from Cologne:

But the Primettes were with Diana Ross
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 11:08am Joe B:

it's Flo Ballard on lead. and Berry thought the same thing and stopped promoting it, ainstead promoted the b side
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 11:11am Joe B:

They never recorded as the Primettes for motown - Gordy made it one of the conditions of signing to motown was letting him change their name
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 11:11am Brian in UK:

Levi Stubbs vocals makes that record, thereagain he does with most Four Tops records.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 11:12am Guido from Cologne:

OK, thanks Joe B.
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 11:12am Joe B:

the b-side by the way of Buttered Popcorn was none other than Who's Lovin' You by Smokey Robinson!
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 11:13am Joe B:

they did have at least one single as the Primettes though for another local label whose name escapes me at this moment
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 11:13am Mick:

motownjunkies.co.uk... The views expressed by the blog do not necessarily represent the views of this listener.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 11:14am Guido from Cologne:

That's it, Joe, I have The Primettes on a comp CD. "History Of Mototr Town" or sth. like this.
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 11:16am Joe McG:

Thanks for all your Motown guidance, radio friends!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 11:18am Greg from ZONE 5:

In Greg from Zone 5's reality, this was a chart-topping summertime hit.
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 11:19am Joe McG:

@Greg: Ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 11:19am Carmichael:

Heya Joe and hepcats.
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 11:19am Joe B:

definitely file that east river pipe upstairs!
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 11:20am Joe McG:

@JoeB: Can you check to see if we already have a copy in there? If not, it's staying up!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 11:20am Brian in UK:

Hey Carmichael, the Sacramento Scallywag.

How's Spencer doing?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 11:22am Carmichael:

@UK Brian: Spencey boy is AOK, guarding the fencelines against the evil squirrels. How about your Spencer?
  Mon. 2/6/17 11:27am Dennis Diken:

diggin' the show Joe!
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 11:28am Joe McG:

Thanks, Dennis! How about this crazy Buddy cover?
  Mon. 2/6/17 11:30am Dennis Diken:

I've heard worse...I think?
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 11:31am Joe McG:

@Dennis: Ha ha ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 11:31am Parq:

Catholic girls! WFMU hipped me to them in the first place. The backbeat on this track, and all the many bands who used it at the time, was the soundtrack of my salad days.
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 11:32am MFOOZ:

Catholic Girls -- all-time epic album cover!
  Mon. 2/6/17 11:34am Listener Alexandra:

Wow. Haven't heard this song in decades!
Avatar    Mon. 2/6/17 11:34am Hoboken Jack:

Huey Lewis, pride of the Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville NJ!
  Mon. 2/6/17 11:35am Mark in Toronto:

Catholic Girls sound like they're borrowing from the Jags "Back of My Hand", who of course borrowed heavily from a Mr. E. Costello
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 11:38am Parq:

I still remember FMU broadcasting a live Cath Girls set. Can't remember the venue. During a break between songs, some joker yelled out "I'm gonna convert!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 11:40am MD:

GREASED LIGHTIN'!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 11:41am ChrisB.:

Must be nice to know you can always pull together a solid show from the basement!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 11:41am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Gittarz !...Huh - I'ma clicky☆ HueyLewis...
Avatar    Mon. 2/6/17 11:42am Bronwyn Bishop:

hey joe and everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 11:43am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

'We're all sons of B.B. King.' - CarlosSantana
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 11:45am Passaic River Blues:

That Johnny Adams song was truth in action. I need to incorporate that into my upstairs library.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 11:46am Parq:

How could a record by a New Orleans musician named Boozoo Chavis possibly not be great?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 11:48am Brian in UK:

Carmichael, He is ruled by his nose as ever. Becoming a bit wimpish in his middle age.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/6/17 11:48am ChrisB.:

Don't go to Bingo, Lula! I have Yahtzee!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 11:50am Brian in UK:

There had to be some polkaring in there to finish things off.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 11:52am Guido from Cologne:

Thanks so much 4 the entertainment.
CU
Avatar Mon. 2/6/17 11:53am Joe McG:

My pleasure, Guido. Thanks so much to everyone who listened. Hope you enjoyed the basement treasures! Have a great week.
  Mon. 2/6/17 11:54am Emily C:

Immensely. What a show, sheesh.
     Mon. 2/6/17 11:55am Listener Robert:

Honestly, Mr. McG, they were noticeably less interesting than your usual fare, avg. vs. avg., but a few of great interest, plus interesting to hear what you'd pick.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 11:57am Passaic River Blues:

Great concept and great show--thank you!
  Mon. 2/6/17 11:58am JakeGould:

Thanks Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/6/17 11:59am Greg from ZONE 5:

Thanks Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/7/17 11:03am Whosondephone:

the whole kitten Kaboodle
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