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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Ducks Deluxe  Coast To Coast   Favoriting Ducks Deluxe  RCA    LP  guitarist Martin Belmont on today's show!     
Chuck Berry  Down The Road Apiece   Favoriting Rockin' At The Hops  Chess    LP      0:03:02 (Pop-up)
Johnnie Allan  The Promised Land   Favoriting   Jin    45      0:05:13 (Pop-up)
Dave Edmunds  Juju Man   Favoriting Get It  Swan Song    LP      0:07:20 (Pop-up)
Graham Parker & The Rumour  Soul Shoes   Favoriting Howlin' Wind  Mercury    LP  feat. Martin Belmont on guitar    0:10:33 (Pop-up)
Eddie Cochran  Let's Get Together   Favoriting The Legendary Masters Series  United Artists    2LP      0:13:53 (Pop-up)
Eddie & The Hot Rods  Get Out Of Denver   Favoriting Live At The Marquee  Island (UK)    EP  R.I.P. Lew Lewis    0:15:52 (Pop-up)
Nick Lowe  Heart Of The City   Favoriting   Stiff    45  Stiff Buy One!    0:19:45 (Pop-up)
Ducks Deluxe  Nervous Breakdown   Favoriting   RCA    LP      0:21:51 (Pop-up)
 
Kelly Stoltz  Some Other Time   Favoriting Ah! (Etc)  Agitated Records    CD      0:28:32 (Pop-up)
The Smithereens  Some Other Guy   Favoriting Beauty and Sadness  Little Ricky    EP      0:31:24 (Pop-up)
TV Sound  Mods & Rockers   Favoriting Pop Persecution  Killing Horse  2021  EP    *   0:34:51 (Pop-up)
Holiday Ghosts  Off Grid   Favoriting   FatCat  2021  MP3    *   0:36:59 (Pop-up)
Joe "King" Carrasco & The Crowns  Morning Coffee   Favoriting Tales From The Crypt  ROIR    Cassette  Rockin' Sidney cover!    0:40:34 (Pop-up)
32nd Turn Off  Used To Be a Tiger   Favoriting 32nd Turn Off  Jay Boy    LP  A project of Eddie Grant of The Equals    0:42:28 (Pop-up)
Barrence Whitfield and The Savages  The Corner Man   Favoriting Dig Thy Savage Soul  Bloodshot    LP      0:44:41 (Pop-up)
The Fleshtones  Manpower Debut   Favoriting Face Of The Screaming Werewolf  Yep Roc    LP      0:47:07 (Pop-up)
 
Ducks Deluxe  Fireball   Favoriting Ducks Deluxe  RCA    LP      0:53:20 (Pop-up)
Ducks Deluxe  Hearts On My Sleeve   Favoriting Ducks Deluxe  RCA    LP  written by Martin    0:57:00 (Pop-up)
Ducks Deluxe  Please Please Please   Favoriting Ducks Deluxe  RCA    LP      0:59:59 (Pop-up)
Ducks Deluxe  Love's Melody   Favoriting Taxi To The Terminal Zone  RCA (UK)    LP  like "Please Please Please", this was also issued on 45    1:03:48 (Pop-up)
Ducks Deluxe  Amsterdam Dog   Favoriting The John Peel Sessions  Hux    CD      1:07:44 (Pop-up)
Martin Belmont (with Paul Carrack)  My Baby's Gone   Favoriting The Guest List  Jungle Records/Goldtop Recordings    CD  2009 release    1:11:22 (Pop-up)
 
 
Interview with Martin Belmont
Graham Parker & The Rumour  White Honey   Favoriting Howlin' Wind  Mercury    LP      1:35:27 (Pop-up)
Graham Parker & The Rumour  Hotel Chambermaid   Favoriting Heat Treatment  Mercury    LP      1:39:00 (Pop-up)
Graham Parker & The Rumour  Fool's Gold   Favoriting Heat Treatment  Mercury    LP      1:41:48 (Pop-up)
Graham Parker and The Rumour  Mercury Poisoning   Favoriting   Arista    45      1:46:06 (Pop-up)
Graham Parker  Discovering Japan   Favoriting Squeezing Out Sparks  Arista    LP      1:48:52 (Pop-up)
Graham Parker  Saturday Nite Is Dead   Favoriting Squeezing Out Sparks  Arista    LP      1:52:14 (Pop-up)
The Rumour  The Frozen Years   Favoriting   Stiff    45      1:55:41 (Pop-up)
 
 
Interview with Martin Belmont Pt. 2
Elvis Presley  Jailhouse Rock   Favoriting   RCA Victor    45      2:20:42 (Pop-up)
Chris Spedding  Hey Miss Betty   Favoriting   RAK    45      2:22:59 (Pop-up)
The Highmarts  Tallahassie Lassie   Favoriting   Soundflat Records    45      2:25:12 (Pop-up)
Les Grys Grys  I'm Going Back   Favoriting To Fall Down  Norton  2021  MP3    *   2:27:44 (Pop-up)
The Saints  One Way Street   Favoriting (I'm) Stranded  EMI (Australia)    LP      2:31:07 (Pop-up)
CIVIC  Velvet Casino   Favoriting Future Forecast  Flightless Records  2021  LP    *   2:34:02 (Pop-up)
Wipers  Over The Edge   Favoriting Over the Edge  Brain Eater    LP      2:36:17 (Pop-up)
The Enchanters  Backstabbers   Favoriting   Transistor 66  2021  45    *   2:40:12 (Pop-up)
The Runaways  American Nights   Favoriting The Runaways  Mercury    LP  Joan Jett and Cherie Curie are both former guests of this show    2:43:33 (Pop-up)
Carbonas  Phone Booth   Favoriting Carbonas  Goner Records    LP      2:46:43 (Pop-up)
Dirty Fences  One In Ten   Favoriting   Greenway Records  2021  MP3    *   2:48:42 (Pop-up)
 
Ducks Deluxe  Daddy Put The Bomp   Favoriting Ducks Deluxe  RCA    LP      2:54:49 (Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

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Handy Haversack:

Boss Groover! All affiliated Groovers!

Settling in for poker and rock and roll!
  3:00pm
onthetrain:

Toooodddddd! Let’s rock !
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Andrew in Toronto:

Hi there Todd and all other listeners!!
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Chop Scott:

Coming in strong!
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Hello groovers...very stoked to have Martin Belmont on the show with me today!
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MonicaC:

Hi O-Phonic friends! All strapped in and ready to GO!
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medson:

Hola TOPT and everyone
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Corey:

Hello TOPT and listeners! Been pregaming with Ducks Deluxe this afternoon. Really hitting the spot.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:03pm
Handy Haversack:

Todd! Kate had a dream the other morning that we were hanging out with you and some other WFMUers and you were talking about your new line of frozen yogurts, all of which had candy chunks in them. You called it the Perfect Mix!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:04pm
Hoboken Jack:

Hi there TOPT, Ruth, Chop Scott, Handy, Bagpipe, all! To celebrate this interview, I may have to swing by the Belmont Tavern for some Chicken Savoy.
  3:04pm
Gerry from Miami:

Went to a backstage party at the Greek Theater in LA in the early 80s after a Graham Parker and the Rumour concert. I think it was,the "Squeezing Out Sparks" tour. Martin Belmont was present, of course.
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Hoboken Jack:

Hey Andrew!!
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Ruth Booth:

Hi Jack!
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Hoboken Jack:

Medson Man! Gerry!
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Hoboken Jack: You sound so soft spoken on your Michael Shelley ID!
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Matt Clarke:

Me and the Cairas tuned in! Hey Todd n all!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Saturday = ToddRawk
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Handy Haversack: Hmmm...that gives me an idea!
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MonicaC:

Chicken Savoy. Yum! And the cavatelli with ricotta.
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medson:

Hey Jack.
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Handy Haversack:

Hey, Jack, Ruth, all!

Todd, I'm in for 10 percent!
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Hoboken Jack:

Hello MVP Matt and the Cairas!
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Handy Haversack: Hmmm...that gives me an idea!
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Gaylord Fields:

Hi, Todd-o-phonic Todd! Don't Mind Rockin' This Afternoon! Looking forward to the interview!
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Matt Clarke: That's a lot of pressure right there!
  3:07pm
Gerry from Miami:

TODD, maybe slip in some Dave Edmunds today in honor of his recent 77th birthday.
  3:08pm
Gerry from Miami:

WOW! Talk about INSTANT request!!!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:08pm
Hoboken Jack:

"I was just 16 years old.... 61 years ago...."
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Mod Mokka Matti:

Good Afternoon TOTP and sonic phonic phanciers.
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medson:

Rockin start. Volume turned up.
  3:10pm
Gerry from Miami:

TOPT, we seem to be on the same wavelength today.
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Mod Mokka Matti:

Whoops, cant even spell a simple acronym properly. TOPT
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:11pm
Gaylord Fields:

Todd, I'd like to request you play songs that Martin Belmont has appeared on in honor of his being on your show today.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:11pm
Gaylord Fields:

Woo-hoo! You honored my request!!!
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Julez and the Rollerz:

yessss
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Anytime Gaylord!
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mariano:

Hey TOPT, Crew, amigos todofónicos.
  3:12pm
?:

Big love from Conor, Eddie and Seán in a Dublin park listening in - would love a birthday shout out for Leigh!
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medson:

Gaylord. Give me tonight’s lottery #’s
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Julez and the Rollerz:

love from L.A. !!!
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Gaylord Fields:

medson: Today's winning numbers are 91.1, 90.1 and 91.9.
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Thanks Julez!!! Connor, Eddie and Sean....HEY!
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medson:

Noted.
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Hoboken Jack:

Hey Mariano and Gaylord!
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Creature Boy:

Todd this Eddie C must b off that Lenny Kaye collection. Why does that thing sound so good?
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:17pm
Franco Twinkie:

Hey Todd, was Eddie Cochran from Downey or Lakewood?
  3:17pm
Gerry from Miami:

Isn't "Let's Get Together" just a clone of "C'mon Everybody?"
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Francisco Twinkie: I know he wasn't from Downey.
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Gerry from Miami: I think it was an earlier version.
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Creature Boy: Correct! As immortalized in Stephen King's "The Shining" novel. Yes, such a classic collection...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:19pm
mariano:

Wussup, Hoboken Jack!
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Creature Boy:

Oh wow , what a great excuse to read the Shining
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JohnEBGood:

Don't Touch That Dial!!
  3:20pm
Gerry from Miami:

Eddie Cochran and his family moved to Bell Gardens in south central LA when he was 14.
  3:21pm
Steve Harsh:

Looking forward to another top interview with one of my fave musicians - GO TOPT!!!
Avatar 🎸 3:21pm
Creature Boy:

I swear that 2LP version of Summertime Blues sounds better than my 45
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Hackensack Slim:

Yeah Todd! No Brakes!!
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Creature Boy:

Louder too
  3:21pm
Sissophonic Cheryl:

Loving this set babe
  3:23pm
Tommy Brimstone:

Killer set so far. Keep em comin’
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Franco Twinkie:

Bell Gardens! Lakewood and Downey adjacent.
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MFlynn:

Hey Todd. My favorite stuff! thanks.
  3:24pm
Gerry from Miami:

@Franco Twinkie. Bell Gardens not far from Downey and Lakewood. But quite a ways from Minnesota!
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chresti:

Hi Todd-o and party!
  3:24pm
phat in Lincoln:

Kicking my goddamn ass
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listener 126464:

Todd of the Pops!
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mariano:

Hey there, chresti and Franco!
  3:27pm
Robm:

Hello fellow listeners
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Andrew in Toronto:

Hi there Jack and Ruth!
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Franco Twinkie:

True that Gerry, But freeway close to the Bell Brand potato chip factory. I think that deserves some sort of consideration.
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Ruth Booth:

Hi Andrew!
  3:29pm
Gerry from Miami:

Love those Bell brand chips!!
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MFlynn:

Cannot wait to hear this interview with Martin!
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McGroovey:

Eponymous! That insider DJ lingo!
  3:31pm
Jett:

Nice beginning @Todd-o-phonic Todd, now that you have us all hopped up, what's next?
  3:31pm
phat in Lincoln:

Wait. How did I not know that And So It Goes was the first single? And holy hell what an amazing first single.
  3:31pm
Cousin Itt:

Todd, Play me some POW POW POW for my trip to heaven. Felix
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Franco Twinkie:

We use to drive by Bell Brands on the 605 going to the beach. The air always smelled really good around there.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yay Smithereens !
  3:33pm
Dennis Diken:

Hey....this sounds familiar!
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MonicaC:

Ha. If I had a nickel for every time I got asked those questions.
  3:34pm
Dennis Diken:

handclaps by Andy Schwartz on “Some Other Guy”!
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Handy Haversack:

Great stuff, Dennis!
  3:36pm
Mr C:

I’m heading to Kearny.!
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Hoboken Jack:

Hi Dennis, McGroove, Cheryl, MFlynn!
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MFlynn:

Kearny, who’d of thought?
  3:36pm
Dennis Diken:

Thanks Handy!
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MFlynn:

Hey Jack!
  3:37pm
Robm:

@Handy how was dinner out with kate last night?
  3:38pm
Dennis Diken:

‘ello Jack!
  3:38pm
Dungaroos Kipawah:

I’m late to the start today but re the great Johnnie Allan, I just heard his version of “I Knew the Bride” & it’s pretty fantastic, too & a perfect fit. Floyd Soileau’s shop has 45s available on the cheap, too.
  3:39pm
Victrola Tom:

What’s up cool kids?
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Dungaroos Kipawah: Please request my Johnnie Allan story the next time our paths cross...which would of course be the first time in quite awhile.
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Handy Haversack:

Magically weird, Robm! We didn't do a single dish! And we paid too much for drinks!

Hey hey, Dungaroos K! Playing poker right now with Rob from Bar 81 days.
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MFlynn:

Off a cassette! Sounds great to boot.
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listener 126464:

In Kearny to visit Mom on Sunday's.
  3:43pm
Robm:

@Handy that’s good and was there doggy bags to take home?
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medson:

Dig it.
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Hoboken Jack:

Hi Tom and 126464!
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Handy Haversack:

Ha, Robm, yeah! Because we had to restrain ourselves from ordering everything!
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Franco Twinkie:

That reminds me, we're out of coffee! Thanks Todd!
  3:48pm
Dennis Diken:

Yay Barrence & Savages!
  3:48pm
bigplanetnoise:

HowdyHowdyTodd!!
  3:49pm
paul:

Sorry to hear about Lew Lewis. Did he die of cancer?
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MFlynn:

It’s so great that the Fleshtones are still rockin after all these years
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

HolySmokes - Savages channeling Sonics - & Fleshtones touching MC5ness ...this Medicine is workin' Todd...
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StringOFperils:

Peter Zaremba is unstoppable.
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Gaylord Fields:

Thanks heaps, Todd! Let's hope you and I get to see decade number six of the Fleshtones very soon!
  3:52pm
Jett:

The Fleshtones are the band I've seen the most times live.
  3:52pm
Dungaroos Kipawah:

@Todd: I can’t wait
  3:53pm
Dungaroos Kipawah:

@Handy: Hey hey! Hey Rob! Poker & good tunes, sounds like paradise
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McGroovey:

Dennis should make an album called Dennis Plays With Everybody. Or maybe the X plays with everybody thing is overused? I dunno.
  3:55pm
Dennis Diken:

get me...I’m a hero! Thanks Todd!!
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MFlynn:

Man, Ducks was so good!!
  3:55pm
Dave:

A fantastico hour of radio! Keep 'em coming!
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McGroovey:

Cowbell! The sign of a classic!
  3:57pm
paul:

Was Martin ever a member of Brinsley Schwarz?
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@paul: Martin used to roadie for The Brinsleys! Brinsley Schwarz himself played some foreign shows as a member of Ducks Deluxe and then of course Martin & Brinsley were bandmates in The Rumour.
  3:58pm
Victrola Tom:

What a lovely Ducks song that was!
  4:00pm
paul:

Thanks, @Todd! I knew there had to be some kind of connection.
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Gaylord Fields:

Ducks Deluxe: The Beatles of Pub Rock!!!
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David Shortell:

When I saw the Split Squad play with Stupidity at the Saint in Asbury Park four years ago, Stupidity's drummer told me that Keith Streng was moving to Stockholm. I feared that spelled the end of the Fleshtones, but evidently not.
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McGroovey:

I love Please Please Please. I have first DD album, but I obviously need more.

More people should cover their songs.
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Franco Twinkie:

When people talk about most bands I never saw, for the most part I just shrug, unless it's The Fleshtones. You lucky pups!
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MFlynn:

Always liked “Loves’s melody”
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Franco Twinkie:

Them and The Raybeats.
  4:06pm
Claudia Lily:

YES!!! Love's Melody!!!
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Franco Twinkie: You may get your chance yet with The Fleshtones!
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Gaylord Fields:

Another great thing about Ducks Deluxe: They had four very strong songwriters, coupled with impeccable taste in covers! They should have been rock gods!!!
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Claudia Lily: great tune! @Gaylord Fields: great point!
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Gaylord Fields:

I'm gonna pull a Hoboken Jack and say, "Hi, Claudia Lily!"
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MFlynn:

You’re right Gaylord. Should have gotten so much more attention than they did.
  4:09pm
Claudia Lily:

Hi Gaylord!!!!!! :D
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listener 126464:

Hi everyone, hello Todd, cheers Hoboken Jack!
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Ross T.:

Saw GP and the Rumour in '79 in Boston (the Paradise?). Along with the songs the guitar players were the stars for me (well, and the whole band). I loved the contrast between the two -- Brinsley in like a pressed suit and spectacles intensley focused; Martin looking like he had just rolled out of bed with a beer and cigarette and rollicking about. They were amazing.
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Gaylord Fields:

MFlynn: I know that excellent bands that flopped are a dime a dozen, but this one is a head scratcher.
  4:10pm
Vertual:

Back in the 90s i went to a Fleshtones show at a bar in Florida on a Monday night - it was poorly promoted and maybe a dozen of us showed up...but the way they played you'd think it was a sell out.
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Ross T: Wish I had been there!
  4:11pm
Will C:

Holy Sixteen Blue!
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Dave in SoDak:

I received a gift from an old girlfriend in Seattle in '86 - a boot of an EC & Attractions live show (sounded like King Biscuit). Vintage '79. Steve Naive had broken his arm or something so they had Marty Belmont fill in. Didn't miss a beat. Frantic and truly awesome.
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Gaylord Fields: I think they might have fared better had they come out a year or two later and been on Stiff or Chiswick instead of RCA.
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Ross T.:

Todd -- one of my top 5 shows definitely -- Sparks had just been released and they were on fire. I actually stumbled on the gig -- just happened to be visiting an ex in Beantown (another story).
  4:13pm
WM:

@Franco Twinkie: I did hear the Fleshtones when they own a battle of the bands that included the Nervus Rex and the Zantees at NYU Lobe Student Center. As I remember, the Fleshtones won.
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MFlynn:

I remember being at that NYU battle of the bands show too thanks to Todd.
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zivilars:

Fantastic show as always, Todd ... Thanks for every Saturday's show!
  4:15pm
WM:

Please excuse the typo "when they won."
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Gaylord Fields:

Todd, that is a great point! They would have done so well with a Dave Robinson or Jake Riviera making a fuss for them.
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David Shortell:

The Fleshtones headlined a show at the Brighton Bar 12 years ago where most of the audience left after the Ribeye Brothers played, alas.
  4:17pm
Peter Kaprelian:

He couldve said "my baby is done," it wouldve actually rhymed.
  4:23pm
Tim from LH:

Martin is a very nice chap. He and Brinsley hung out in the lobby at The Newton Theater for at least a half hour with all the fans after the first GP & The Rumour reunion.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 4:24pm
Gaylord Fields:

@Peter Kaprelian: It did rhyme when the Louvin Brothers wrote and sang it.
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mariano:

GenesEs!
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MFlynn:

Kingsley Ward filled in when Dave didn’t show! Haha
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MonicaC:

Gram Parker and the Rumour were so tight.
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Ross T.:

Love this song -- that's a groove.
  4:39pm
Claudia Lily:

I want to hear that song about Pensacola, I like it for vacation but I can't imagine any rock'n'rollers romanticizing that place. haha
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medson:

Great interview so far.
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marpay:

HI Todd - lurking and dropped in to hang out, and glad to have such good company♥
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Fredericks:

Graham Parker & the Rumour brought to mind Springsteen. I asked myself what the connecting thread was. I answered: Van Morrison.
  4:41pm
Mike Sin:

Great interview! In the US, the “Dont Mind Rockin Tonight” album was the easiest way to get an overview of the band. That LP was a staple of used bins in the ‘80s and ‘90s.
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Claudia Lily: Like Martin says...it's a fantasy!
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Fredericks: You nailed it!
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MFlynn:

“Heat Treatment” was such a great album!!!
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AS from MP:

Lew Lewis Reformer (looking back an hour ago) recorded on Stiff Records
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Mike Sin: Strange thing that compilation even came out...I guess RCA somehow thought they could capitalize on the subsequent success of some people involved in that scene.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

In other words - the Pub was not the Arena ? It was Rawk up-close on Saturday again, maybe ?
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Barkevious Shabazz:

Listen, I ain't a pet.
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Gaylord Fields:

A token hipster for your monopoly set.
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Barkevious Shabazz:

Luv this revved up vers.
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Joe B:

does graham parker have the record for being on the most major labels? at least, being on the most and complaining about the most!
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slugluv1313:

"Fool's Gold" one of the most beautiful, heartfelt songs EVER <3 <3 <3

greetings, Todd and Skeletons and Everyone!
just tuning in now, bummer i missed so much of the show (thank goodness for WFMU archives!)

saw Graham Parker and The Rumour numerous times way back when -- amazing shows

and i gotta look, but i think i still have this "Mercury Poisoning" 45 -- iirc, it is on blue vinyl, and you had to cut some number/code off the LP cover, mail it in, and you got the 45 mailed to you
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Barkevious Shabazz:

The GP&TR live reunion video a few yrs back was pretty aces.
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Fredericks:

I wish that guitar didn't have that effect on it. Not a bad sound, but it dates it.
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Steady Eddie:

Just wondering if Martin played on any Kirsty MaCColl records?
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DG:

slugluv: Yes, you had to cut that off the cover & send away to Arista (or some affiliated co.) & you got a 7inch 33 1/3 single of "Mercury Poisoning" with "I Want You Back" on the other side. I think I picked mine up in the Village though.
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PJ:

XTC were on a lot of different labels in the US (Virgin US, RSO, Epic, Geffen, TVT) and Andy Partridge complained about every one of them, but GP has them beat (Mercury, Arista, Atlantic, RCA, Razor & Tie, Bloodshot, Universal) by a few labels.
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DG:

...and I assume the version of "Mercury Poisoning" we just heard was from the "Live Sparks" album, not the single.
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Gaylord Fields:

@Joe B: "I've got Arista-ritis!" "I've got RCAIDS!" etc.
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Joe B:

@PJ - GP was also on Elektra for one record!
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Correct @DG...my bad!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Joe Strummer perhaps the most obvious Venn overlap in the PubRawk / Punk transition... if not the entire Stiff label...
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Joe B:

@Stewady Eddie - at least one live album
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pgalub:

I DON'T got Universal... Healthcare. ;)
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PJ:

@Joe B: I knew I'd missed one!
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Joe B:

ha exactly Gaylord!
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Gaylord Fields:

@pgalub: Hahahaha!!! [tips hat]
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Bryant in TO:

@RevRabbit Yeah, Elgin Avenue Breakdown was my gateway to pub rock
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Barkevious Shabazz:

EFD played Emotional Traffic a few months back. Sounded purty good.
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Joe B:

GP also had one or two on Capitol - burning questions, maybe one other ...
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Ross T.:

EMI!!!
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listener 126464:

Pick To Click
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DG:

Yes, the Elektra album (Steady Nerves, there's also a non-LP b-side) is pretty good, the 2 RCA ones are even better (he also did a solo live album on RCA). Never made an album for Atlantic, although he was signed to them.
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McGroovey:

Huh. I didn't think of Frozen Years as being a standout track on that album. For me, it's Emotional Traffic. I wasn't a WPIX listener.
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PJ:

Just checked the internet - that GP Elektra LP, Steady Nerves, had his only US Top 40 single, "Wake Up (Next to You)". If only he'd used parentheses in the titles of his other singles, he might have had a few more hits.
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Ross T.:

Graham's RCA albums are very overlooked in my opinion -- particularly "Struck by Lightning".
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Joe B:

agreed Ross
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Ross T.:

: )
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Michael Shelley:

Loving this!
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Vertual:

This is such a treat.
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slugluv1313:

@DG -- ahh so my brain is not totally shot -- thanks!
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MFlynn:

I’m loving every minute of this! Thank you Todd.
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McGroovey:

I love the first two Parkerless Rumour albums. The third one has never grabbed me.
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Tim from LH:

The Rumour also backed up Garland Jeffries after GP left them.
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Micheal:

Fantastic interview, thanks. I blew off my senior prom to see GP and the Rumour at Lupo's in Providence in '79, right after Squeezing Out Sparks came out. They were total pros and put on a good show. It was worth ditching the prom.
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phat in Lincoln:

Love this interview.
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Michael: Sounds like you have better memories of the show than you likely would have of the prom.
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Micheal:

@Todd-o-phonic Todd: Without a doubt. Thanks for the interview!
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Ross T.:

At my senior prom some stoner hired a prog band to play -- second set everyone was gone.
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Andrew in Toronto:

That was fantastic Todd!
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Will C:

Amazing interview Todd!
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medson:

Such a great interview. Hot Damn
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Ross T.:

Could listen to a few more hours of that. Thank you!
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Hoboken Jack:

Really sounds like a sweet guy. Thanks Todd!
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Thanks Andrew and Will and everyone else who chimed in about the interview!
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AS from MP:

What a nice man -
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marpay:

Wow, great interview - Thank you Todd!
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Miles:

u just broke my stereophone!
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MFlynn:

That was a blast Todd. Thanks so much for sharing that conversation with us all.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Your Interviews indeed a Thing all their own !
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Victrola Tom:

Mr Belmont was quite the gentleman. Well done Mr O’Phonic!
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Thanks Tom!
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Ross T.:

Michael had Al Jardine and Todd Martin Belmont -- guess I'm the demographic!
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eric from lake hiawatha:

Revealing conversation. Then you throw Jailhouse Rock up for us to not only tap our toes but to think of the history. Well done Todd
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medson:

Good thing Florida wasn’t abbreviated FL when this song was written
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@medson: Great point! You should have your own show!
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David Shortell:

NJ skins Niblick Henbane did an Oi version of "Tallahassie Lassie".
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Corey:

That interview exceeded already high expectations. Inspired lots of new listening and revisiting old favorites. Thanks TOPT!
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Barkevious Shabazz:

Rockin' show.
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phat in Lincoln:

In case anybody needed a reminder that the Saints could be the greatest rock n roll band ever
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phat in Lincoln:

A case could be made...
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phat in Lincoln:

Holy hell, this CIVIC!
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phat in Lincoln:

Seriously kicking my ass today Todd.
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Mr C:

Terrific interview Todd!. Sweet guy. Was hoping for a Nick Lowe segment...alas it was a rumour.
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Ha! Thanks Mr C!
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@phat in Lincoln: Your ass needed a kickin'!
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ben in ilm:

Todd- i know this is the mothership stream and this is a hella rockin show today. But in regards to the RnS stream...the super tuesday team got some STIFF competition from the Fearless Friday crew...
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Rich the Greeb:

I'd love to hear an in depth Greg Sage interview
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ben in ilm:

second that!
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McGroovey:

the Mono Men's cover of Over the Edge of great. Though they didn't sing all the words.
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@ben in ilm: To quote Archie Bell and The Drells...There's Gonna Be A Showdown!
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Fredericks:

Sounds like Johnny Thunders will be up soon.
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wenzo llc.:

great interview, great show, thanks!
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Mr C:

No Garnet Mims?!?
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Claudia Lily:

Cool interview Todd!!!
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medson:

Jumping off the comments. Keep rockin Todd catch ya on Tuesday. Awesome show today.
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

GARNETT MIMMS...I WISH I COULD SING LIKE HIM!
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Vertual:

this whole set is kickin' ass..
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phat in Lincoln:

@Vertual sure is
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stuntz:

Swell show Mr. O-Phonice. You got skills.
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Jeff formerly from Rahway:

Glammy set there Todd! Digging today's show.
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Mr C:

Garnet Mims and the Enchanters: Cry Baby b/w A Quiet Place
The Enchanters never forget!
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Handy Haversack:

Been busy losing small amounts of money over here, but the show sounds great, Todd!
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ben in ilm:

The Carbonas moral superiors singles comp record rules
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McGroovey:

love the show
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chaos in lala:

Great guitar tone on American Nights.
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Corey:

Thanks TOPT for the great show! It was a blast. Take care all.
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listener 126464:

Alright new Dirty Fences.
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phat in Lincoln:

Damn. That Dirty Fences might be the track to beat this year. Wow.
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Dennis Diken:

fabulous show, Todd! great interview!!
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Victrola Tom:

Great show Todd & crew!!!
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Ross T.:

Attaboy!
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MFlynn:

Thanks Todd!!!
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Corey:

Love this one. Teach your children well.
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Gerry from Miami:

Todd, I missed the interview because of a call from an old college friend. But I will search for it in the Archives. Nice show today. Pub rock lives!!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

TY As Ever TopT ! !
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Will C:

Fantastic show! Thx!
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radioronan:

Thanks Todd!
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Hoboken Jack:

Thanks TOPT, Ruth, Scott K!
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listener 126464:

Thanks Todd!!!
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Handy Haversack:

Thanks, Todd, Ruth, all!
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Hells Kitch:

Ranks Rodd!!!
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Todd-o-phonic Todd:

You're welcome everyone!
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REDSPIDER:

Another great show!
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