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Twenty years of dusty fingers, frayed cuticles, & upper respiratory infections — from record digging and DJing around the globe — coalesces into a 2-hour journey through Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Funk, Jazz, Blues, Latin, Rock & Roll, and all points in between. Your speakers will be head-nodding, toe-tapping & even two-stepping to this vintage 45rpm party in no time. Hear favorite songs you didn't know were your favorites, aural treats & record-world problems from the vinyl side of life.

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Options March 28, 2017

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Artist Track Label Format Approx. start time
Galleta Trio  Different Strokes   Options Odeon Pops  7"  0:00:00 ()
Pete Terrace  Domitila   Options Colpix  7"  0:03:44 ()
Pete Rodriguez  La Orquesta   Options Alegre  7"  0:06:15 ()
Ray Barretto  El Watusi   Options Tico  7"  0:09:53 ()
Pete Rodriguez  Bobby   Options Alegre  7"  0:12:38 ()
Ali Baba  Ungawa   Options Fania  7"  0:18:18 ()
Johnny Pacheco  Acuyuye   Options Fania  7"  0:20:31 ()
Ricardo Ray  Nitty Gritty   Options Alegre  7"  0:23:16 ()
Hector Rivera  At The Party   Options Barry  7"  0:25:41 ()
Boogaloo Assassins  No No No   Options Sicario  7"  0:28:39 ()
La Lupe  Fever   Options Tico  7"  0:36:37 ()
Ricardo Ray  El Senor Embajador   Options Alegre  7"  0:39:48 ()
Johnny Zamot  I Want To Go To America   Options Decca  7"  0:42:20 ()
Spanglish Fly  Let My People Bugalu   Options Electric Cowbell  7"  0:45:02 ()
Melon Y Su Grupo  La Reina Del Boogaloo   Options Orfeon  7"  0:48:45 ()
Monguito "El Unico"  Borinquen Tu Guaganco   Options Fania  7"  0:51:25 ()
Albert King  COD   Options Coun-Tree  7"  0:58:33 ()
Jimmy Ruffin  Don't Let Him Take Your Love From Me   Options Soul  7"  1:00:33 ()
Kim Weston  Another Train Coming   Options Tamla  7"  1:03:04 ()
The Intrigues  Tuck A Little Love Away   Options Yew  7"  1:05:42 ()
Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens  Sinner   Options Daptone  7"  1:08:00 ()
LV Johnson  Don't Cha Mess With My Money, My Honey Or My Woman   Options Volt  7"  1:14:54 ()
Saun & Starr  Hot Shot   Options Daptone  7"  1:18:50 ()
Liz Spraggins  Mis-Un-Der-Stand-Ing   Options Shout  7"  1:21:50 ()
Baby Washington  Is It Worth It   Options Chess  7"  1:25:09 ()
Lowell Fulsom  The Thing   Options Kent  7"  1:28:26 ()
Major Lance  Sweeter As The Days Go By   Options Dakar  7"  1:35:16 ()
The Esquires  You Say   Options Bunky  7"  1:38:01 ()
Oscar Weathers  The Spoiler   Options Top & Bottom  7"  1:40:21 ()
John Edwards  Claim Jumpin'   Options Aware  7"  1:43:42 ()
Rufus Thomas  Chicken Scratch   Options Stax  7"  1:45:35 ()
Eddy "G" Giles & the Jive 5  Eddy's Go Go Train   Options Murco  7"  1:47:51 ()
The Village Callers  Evil Ways   Options Bell  7"  1:49:44 ()
The Crowns Of Glory  Ain't No Sunshine   Options Peacock  7"  1:52:41 ()
Clifton Chenier  I'm Coming Home   Options Bayou  7"  1:59:39 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/28/17 10:04pm JtotheK:

whoa, never heard this version of different strokes. cool! hi kris.
Avatar Tue. 3/28/17 10:06pm Kris Holmes:

Hey there, yeah i like it, has a basic charm, Argentinean.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/28/17 10:10pm Little Danny:

Roaring outta the gates tonight, Kris! Lovin' it
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/28/17 10:12pm JtotheK:

good evening Danny!
Avatar Tue. 3/28/17 10:12pm Kris Holmes:

Thanks Dan!
Avatar Tue. 3/28/17 10:13pm Kris Holmes:

is it real windy in marfa this evening ?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/28/17 10:14pm Little Danny:

OMG it was apocalyptic and absolute hell on contact lenses. Died down a bit now, tho
Avatar Tue. 3/28/17 10:15pm Kris Holmes:

yeah looked like the apocalypse here too
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/28/17 10:16pm Little Danny:

Did the sky turn an ominous brown there, too?
  Tue. 3/28/17 10:18pm Doctorjazz:

Hi all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/28/17 10:18pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Tue. 3/28/17 10:20pm Kris Holmes:

yep, really brown sky
Avatar Tue. 3/28/17 10:21pm Kris Holmes:

Hi Dr Jazz & Uncle Michael
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/28/17 10:24pm Little Danny:

Wow, unexpected R&B guitar in this Pacheco
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/28/17 10:48pm doctorjazz:

Just LOVE this Let My People Bugalu, it's a riot! Steve Bernstein did something similar, but this is fun!
Avatar Tue. 3/28/17 10:51pm Kris Holmes:

yeah, i usually play the other side but this is really great too, i had forgotten it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/28/17 10:59pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Tue. 3/28/17 11:02pm Kris Holmes:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/28/17 11:15pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Tue. 3/28/17 11:16pm Kris Holmes:

welcome, his hands we HUGE & he was so nice!
  Tue. 3/28/17 11:20pm Carmichael:

Heya Kris!
Avatar Tue. 3/28/17 11:21pm Kris Holmes:

Hi Carmichael, thanks for stopping by!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/28/17 11:22pm Uncle Michael:

I can only imagine him nice. His good nature comes through his records. As much as I appreciate that he's an important guitar player, I really love listening to him sing.
  Tue. 3/28/17 11:22pm Carmichael:

God dammit, you played Jimmy Ruffin. I'm always too late ...
  Tue. 3/28/17 11:24pm Carmichael:

I saw Albert King back in the day in San Fran. Jack Bruce came out for a few songs, long story there.
Avatar Tue. 3/28/17 11:24pm Kris Holmes:

yeah, great voice, great guitar, just a great person Albert King.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/28/17 11:24pm Uncle Michael:

Liz Spraggins: new to me...and amazing.
Avatar Tue. 3/28/17 11:25pm Kris Holmes:

oh cool, i always liked Jack Bruce's basslines
Avatar Tue. 3/28/17 11:26pm Kris Holmes:

Liz Spraggins, one of the harder Shout titles, from after Bert Berns' widow moved the whole shebang to Georgia
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/28/17 11:27pm Uncle Michael:

When Cream did that Albert Hall reunion some years back, I loved that they didn't try to sound like "Cream". They played the repertoire like the musicians they now were...with all the mileage on them.
  Tue. 3/28/17 11:28pm Carmichael:

King kept talking about someone, the Koreans, the Creeps, too southern for my suburban comprehension. I finally figured out he was talking about "The Creams", with whom he had cut an album. Out comes Bruce ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/28/17 11:29pm Uncle Michael:

OK, lights out for me...thanks Kris...night all.
Avatar Tue. 3/28/17 11:30pm Kris Holmes:

goodnight michael
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/28/17 11:36pm doctorjazz:

Night all, been fun.
  Tue. 3/28/17 11:37pm Carmichael:

This is much smoother than Monkey Time. Although that's good in its own way.
Avatar Tue. 3/28/17 11:38pm Kris Holmes:

good night drjazz!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/28/17 11:52pm Little Danny:

Man I love this version of "Evil Ways."
Avatar Tue. 3/28/17 11:54pm Kris Holmes:

yeah it's great
  Tue. 3/28/17 11:56pm Carmichael:

They got it from Willie Bobo before Santana did? Maybe so ....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/28/17 11:57pm Little Danny:

@Carmichael: I think that's the right sequence
Avatar Wed. 3/29/17 12:03am Kris Holmes:

Santana & Village Callers are both 1969, neck & neck
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