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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 August 8, 2017

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Artist Track Label Format Approx. start time
The Gee Cees  Buzz Saw   Options Crest  7"   
Dale Serrano  Ou-Wee Man   Options Stix  7"  0:03:18 ()
Sunny & The Sunglows  Oop Oop Pidoo   Options Sunglow  7"  0:04:00 ()
Jesse Boone & the Astros  You Can't Be A Monkey Woman   Options Bruboon  7"  0:06:46 ()
Titus Turner  Mary Mack   Options Philips  7"  0:09:02 ()
Betty Harris  Bad Luck   Options Sansu  7"  0:11:20 ()
Johnny Honeycutt  Get To That   Options Willow  7"  0:17:26 ()
The Metros  The Dampness From Your Kiss   Options 123  7"  0:20:17 ()
Bobby Wilson  Feels Good   Options Volt  7"  0:22:37 ()
J Gardner  Mustard Greens   Options Blue Rock  7"  0:24:39 ()
Louisiana Red  Ride On Red, Ride On   Options Roulette  7"  0:26:54 ()
Harmonica Fats  Tore Up   Options Darcey  7"  0:29:39 ()
Eddie & Ernie  That's The Way It Is   Options Eastern  7"  0:35:09 ()
Spencer Wiggins  Walking Out On You   Options Goldwax  7"  0:37:30 ()
Freddie Roach  I Know   Options Blue Note  7"  0:40:06 ()
Bobby "Blue" Bland  Bobby's Blues   Options Duke  7"  0:42:52 ()
The Pilgrim Wonders  New Born Soul   Options Revival  7"  0:45:08 ()
The Flamingos  She Shook My World   Options Philips  7"  0:47:34 ()
Bobby McClure  Love's Coming Down On Me   Options Klondike  7"  0:52:59 ()
The Relations  Soul Train Funky Monkey   Options Community  7"  0:54:54 ()
Them  But It's Alright   Options Tower  7"  0:57:45 ()
The Manhattans  I Wanna Be   Options Carnival  7"  1:00:17 ()
Shy Guy Douglas  Haulin'   Options Sur-Speed  7"  1:02:44 ()
James Carr  Talk Talk   Options Goldwax  7"  1:04:49 ()
Clifton Chenier  Oh Lucille   Options Tear Drop  7"  1:09:20 ()
Clifton Chenier  Wrap It Up   Options Bayou  7"  1:11:55 ()
Clifton Chenier  Sweet Little Doll   Options Bayou  7"  1:15:04 ()
The Delfonics  Can't Get Over Losing You   Options Philly Groove  7"  1:16:48 ()
The Mar-Keys  Whot's Happenin'!   Options Stax  7"  1:19:19 ()
The Staple Singers  The Virgin Mary Had One Son   Options Riverside  7"  1:21:38 ()
Guitar Crusher  Why Oh Why   Options King  7"  1:25:39 ()
Billy Butler  Burning Touch Of Love   Options Brunswick  7"  1:28:08 ()
Russell Evans & the Nite Hawks  Send Me Some Cornbread   Options Atco  7"  1:30:14 ()
The Emperors  Mumble Shing-A-Ling   Options Brunswick  7"  1:33:07 ()
Twistin' Kings  Congo   Options Motown  7"  1:34:52 ()
Jimmy Dobbins  Little Miss Perfect   Options Crash  7"  1:37:35 ()
Eddie Holman  I Surrender   Options ABC  7"  1:42:05 ()
Gene & Eunice  Soul Loving   Options Cenco  7"  1:44:14 ()
Andre Williams  You Got It And I Want It   Options Ric-Tic  7"  1:46:49 ()
Art Neville  You Won't Do Right   Options Instant  7"  1:49:04 ()
Humphrey & The Palookas  Careless Love   Options Jerand  7"  1:51:04 ()
The Van Dykes  I'm So Happy   Options Mala  7"  1:53:10 ()
The Intrigues   I'm Gonna Love You   Options Yew  7"  1:54:45 ()
Gloria Jones  Tainted Love   Options Champion  7"  1:58:55 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/8/17 10:01pm Uncle Michael:

I don't mind how many times I hear this track on FMU this week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/8/17 10:02pm Rich in NC:

Evening Kris and everyone
Avatar Tue. 8/8/17 10:04pm still b/p:

Grudgey McGrump doesn't like that Rhinestone Cowboy was the biggest seller of Campbell's long career.
Avatar Tue. 8/8/17 10:06pm Kris Holmes:

Hi guys. Thanks for tuning in. RIP Glen Campbell.
  Tue. 8/8/17 10:10pm Peter Mac:

Kia ora, Kris! Tuned in
Avatar Tue. 8/8/17 10:11pm Kris Holmes:

Kia Ora Pete, great to see ya!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/8/17 10:17pm Uncle Michael:

I just want to say this is way too late for the first pitch of a baseball game.
Avatar Tue. 8/8/17 10:19pm Kris Holmes:

ha, yeah, Dodgers are a couple innings in vs the DoucheBacks, gonna be a late one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/8/17 10:24pm Uncle Michael:

I think the Dodgers lead in the NL west is safe.
Avatar Tue. 8/8/17 10:26pm Kris Holmes:

I hope so
  Tue. 8/8/17 10:41pm little danny:

OMG I had my entire ARC haul cleaned, recorded and filed within weeks. Get through that backlog, Kris!
  Tue. 8/8/17 10:41pm little danny:

Also, hi! Nice to have ya back!
Avatar Tue. 8/8/17 10:42pm Kris Holmes:

i'm a busy guy Dan hahahaha
  Tue. 8/8/17 10:42pm little danny:

This Freddie Roach is a pleasure
  Tue. 8/8/17 11:11pm little danny:

Clifton, nice. Any idea of the year on this Kris?
Avatar Tue. 8/8/17 11:14pm Kris Holmes:

1966 on Oh Lucille
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/8/17 11:17pm northguineahills:

nice Cajun set!
Avatar Tue. 8/8/17 11:19pm Kris Holmes:

Thanks, I love Clifton!
Avatar Tue. 8/8/17 11:33pm still b/p:

Corn bread would be perfect right now. Had no supper, but a can of chili at almost midnight..hmmm.
Avatar Tue. 8/8/17 11:35pm Kris Holmes:

mmmm cornbread
  Tue. 8/8/17 11:40pm Peter Mac:

Hey Kris, I saw the Bern Berns doco at the Film Fest at the weekend, its a great story, heard about the film?
Avatar Tue. 8/8/17 11:44pm Kris Holmes:

I had heard about it but haven't seen it. I want to. I saw the Lee Morgan doco the other day, very good for what it is as a snapshot of a time in a life.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/8/17 11:49pm Rich in NC:

Great show tonight,, thanks Kris
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/8/17 11:49pm Uncle Michael:

Time for me to watch the Dreamland doco that's gonna play on the inside of my eyelids. Thanks for the music, Kris.

Night all.
Avatar Tue. 8/8/17 11:51pm Kris Holmes:

Thanks for tuning in guys, night!
Avatar Tue. 8/8/17 11:55pm still b/p:

Humphrey and the Palookas..that's one of the best names ever!
Thanks, Kris. Splendid show.
Avatar Tue. 8/8/17 11:56pm Kris Holmes:

Ha, nearly put me off buying it to be honest but it's a good 45.
Avatar Wed. 8/9/17 12:01am Kris Holmes:

Thanks everyone for tuning in! See ya next week.
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