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A weekly hour of unpredictable rockin' fun featuring unheard music with occasional history, commentary and anecdotes from host Harry Parmenter. THE FUNHOUSE offers the listener a brief respite from the onslaught of daily existence.

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Options May 29, 2022: I GOT THE BUG
GEORGE CLINTON! MR. ROGERS! COVID-19!

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Approx. start time
The Stranglers  The Waltzinblack (Intro)   Options The Gospel According To The Meninblack  EMI  1981  CD  0:00:00 (Pop-up)
 
National Lampoon  Mr. Roberts   Options Hey! That's Funny  Rhino  2004  CD  0:01:45 (Pop-up)
Tom Waits  Nighthawk Postcards   Options Nighthawks at the Diner  Elektra/Asylum Records  1975  CD  0:05:06 (Pop-up)
Wall of Voodoo  The Passenger   Options The Passenger  Rykodisc  1991    0:15:57 (Pop-up)
Moby  I Like To Score   Options Moby Songs 1993-1998  Elektra Entertainment  2000  CD  0:19:48 (Pop-up)
Parliament  Ride On   Options Tear the Roof Off  Mercury/Funk  1993  CD  0:22:18 (Pop-up)
Rolling Stones  That's Life with Billy Preston   Options From the Vault  Eagle Rock Entertainment  2014  CD  0:25:50 (Pop-up)
 
Kenny Owen  I Got The Bug   Options The Cramps' Jukebox  Chrome Dreams  2010  CD  0:29:11 (Pop-up)
Sick and Tired  Sleepy LaBeef   Options I'll Never Lay My Guitar Down  Rounder Records  1996  CD  0:31:19 (Pop-up)
Johnny Jenkins  Sick and Tired   Options Ton-Ton Macoute!  Poly Gram Records  1997  CD  0:36:37 (Pop-up)
The Jazz Butcher  Do The Bubonic Plague   Options Big Planet Scarey Planet  Creation Records  1989  CD  0:41:45 (Pop-up)
Aerosmith  Sick as a Dog   Options Rocks  CBS Records  1975  Vinyl  0:46:58 (Pop-up)
 
David Gilmour  Take a Breath   Options Live in Gdansk  Sony BMG Music Entertainment  2008  CD  0:52:53 (Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:59pm marpay:

HI Harry!!
Avatar 🗿 8:59pm Harry Parmenter:

Hi Marpay! How y'all doing?
Avatar 🗿 9:00pm MOM WHIG:

hi marpay & Harry - just finishing up with Whig Out
Avatar 🗿 9:01pm Harry Parmenter:

Can't miss a minute of Whig Out. Richard is so great.
Avatar 9:01pm WLSClark:

Harry, marpay! Nice Sunday night here in Lincoln town digging Whig Out and Fun House!
Hi again Mom!
Avatar 🗿 9:01pm Harry Parmenter:

And Hi mom! and WLSC!
Avatar 🗿 9:01pm MOM WHIG:

WLS - hey there again too
  9:01pm Henry Hill:

Good to be here!
  9:01pm Richard Whig:

alright Harry! let's swing man!
Avatar 🗿 9:01pm MOM WHIG:

Henry Hill glad you made it here too
Avatar 🗿 Swag For Life Member 9:01pm medson:

Hey Harry and all
Avatar 🗿 9:02pm Harry Parmenter:

Ah Henry. And Richard! Welcome all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02pm marpay:

HI Mom, WLS, Henry Hill, Richard, medson!!
Avatar 🗿 9:02pm MOM WHIG:

medson & RW
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02pm marpay:

Harry, doing well, hope you are too!
Avatar 🗿 9:02pm Harry Parmenter:

alright medson and Richard and company thanks for checkin in. Happy memorial day weekend to al.
Avatar 🗿 Swag For Life Member 9:03pm Will the Sound Guy:

Hi Harry Parmenter, marpay, Mom Whig, WLSClark, Henry Hill, Richard Whig, medson, and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03pm marpay:

HI Will!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04pm Emeline:

Hiya Harry, Marpay, Mom Whig, Clark, Henry, Richard, Medson and Will!!! 😍🥰😘♥️🌟🍀🌈🌼
It’s great to see you guys!!
Avatar 🗿 9:04pm Motobro:

Mr. Rogers a legend.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04pm marpay:

HI Emeline, Motobro!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04pm Emeline:

Hi Motobro! 🤩♥️
Avatar 🗿 Swag For Life Member 9:04pm Will the Sound Guy:

Hi Emeline and Motobro!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05pm Emeline:

Hi hi hi! How’s everything going, all? 😍
Avatar 🗿 9:06pm Harry Parmenter:

Hi Em! Thanks for joining! Same to motobro and everyone!
Avatar 🗿 9:06pm Motobro:

Hi Em E & Will.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:06pm Emeline:

It’s my pleasure to be here! 😍🤩♥️♥️♥️
  9:06pm Henry Hill:

definitely a different vibe tonight!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07pm Emeline:

I love it, Henry! Hell yeah! 🌟🌟🌟
Avatar 🗿 9:07pm Motobro:

HP !!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07pm marpay:

i feelin some jazz happenin
Avatar 🗿 9:07pm Harry Parmenter:

gotta mix it up.
Avatar 🗿 9:08pm Harry Parmenter:

see if anybody out there digs it...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:09pm Emeline:

☕️🎼🎺🎷🚬 (there’s no snap emoji, so that is a compilation of jazz emojis…) 😂
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:09pm Emeline:

Totally dig!!
Avatar 🗿 9:10pm Harry Parmenter:

@ Em Thx! so glad you made it. your tee shirt is being world worldwide now!!!
Avatar 9:10pm WLSClark:

Hi Emeline!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10pm Emeline:

Ahhh!! I just got mine last week!! I can hardly believe it!! It’s still so unreal!! 😍😍🥰🥰
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11pm Emeline:

Hiya Clark! 🤩🌟♥️
Avatar 🗿 9:11pm Harry Parmenter:

Stand Tall!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11pm marpay:

It's wonderful - Zoe got hers, it's just gorgeous!♥
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11pm Emeline:

That makes me so happy!! I miss Zoeee!!
Avatar 🗿 9:12pm Motobro:

Lips on a bottle and foot on the throttle…
Ahh, the good ol’ days.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12pm Emeline:

And all of you guys, since I haven’t been around much!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12pm marpay:

me tooo, she hasn't been here in almost a month now
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13pm Emeline:

Omg, but I bet she’s having A BLAST!! 😍
Avatar 🗿 9:13pm Harry Parmenter:

Indeed motobro.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13pm marpay:

she did facetime us Friday- you are RIGHT, she's having the best time of her life
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13pm Emeline:

I can’t wait to hear all about it!! 🤩♥️♥️♥️
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14pm marpay:

So many things have happened in a short time, so exciting!
Avatar 9:16pm WLSClark:

Emeline, I made a quick change. haha
Avatar 🗿 9:17pm MOM WHIG:

Hi there Emeline - long time no see you.
Will, Moto
  9:21pm Henry Hill:

ooh moby! now I have to dance!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21pm Scott67:

G'day Harry & Funsters! Been listening since the start, but feeding Dog & getting my day of laying on the couch organized!
🍻😎🤙👣🛋️🎶📻🌧️🌏🌻
Avatar 🗿 9:22pm Harry Parmenter:

G'day Scott! Look out down under for Henry Hill dancing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22pm marpay:

HI Scott67!! yes it's good to get organized!
Avatar 🗿 9:22pm MOM WHIG:

Scotty - it's always good to "have a plan for the Couch"
Avatar 🗿 Swag For Life Member 9:23pm Will the Sound Guy:

I really wanted to organize a nap, not gonna lie
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24pm Emeline:

Haha!! I LOVE IT, Clark!!!
Avatar 🗿 9:24pm Harry Parmenter:

anyone else lose power there for ten secs?
Avatar 🗿 9:25pm MOM WHIG:

OK here Harry
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25pm Emeline:

Hi Scott!! 😍🌟♥️
I didn’t, Harry.
Avatar 🗿 9:25pm Motobro:

No break in the action here HP.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25pm Scott67:

G'day marpay & MOM! Yep! Couch with a purpose this week! Doing a Covid Iso, even though after 5 days Testing I only today get a slight suggestion of a pinkish hue sunset strip along the top edge of the Pos section!??
😎🤙🌹🌺
Avatar 🗿 9:26pm Harry Parmenter:

good thx em. no rest for the wicked motobro
Avatar 🗿 Swag For Life Member 9:26pm Will the Sound Guy:

stay safe Scotty!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26pm Emeline:

I’m going to try to be around more, Mom… I e just been so insanely busy! 😞
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26pm marpay:

everything powered up here! Oh boy i had a good nap today - got up at 10, had coffee, went back to bed, slept til 3! I highly recommend.
Avatar 🗿 9:27pm MOM WHIG:

Scotty - do you all have the 5-day drug there b- if you have any symptoms?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27pm Scott67:

G'day Emeline!!😎🤙🌼
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27pm Emeline:

♥️♥️♥️
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28pm Emeline:

I got about a 20 minute nap in and then a kitty came yelling for some lunch… 🤣
Avatar 9:28pm WLSClark:

Scott, you are carrying Memorial Day to the extreme! Be safe, bud!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28pm Emeline:

I hope you can grab a nap tomorrow, Will! ♥️♥️
Avatar 9:29pm WLSClark:

Harry, this is a crazy track! Billy and Stones! COOL!
Avatar 🗿 9:29pm Harry Parmenter:

glad you dig it Clark
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:29pm Emeline:

I know, LOVEEED that!! 😍♥️
Avatar 🗿 Swag For Life Member 9:30pm Will the Sound Guy:

we walked around all afternoon at a springfest... they made us park soo far away, at the top of the hill.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30pm Emeline:

I’m so sorry you got it, Harry!! 😢💔🦠
Avatar 🗿 Swag For Life Member 9:30pm medson:

Damn bug
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30pm Scott67:

Cheers Will! Felt a bit crappy last week, but Tested Neg? Several of last weekends TRASH CULT Band night crowd have it & the owners. But my 'medicine' seems to make me immune!?
Cheers! 🍺😎🤙💨🍺
Avatar 🗿 Swag For Life Member 9:31pm Will the Sound Guy:

hope you get well soon Harry and Scott67!!!
Avatar 9:31pm WLSClark:

Good luck, Harry. It's easy to catch apparently.
Avatar 🗿 9:31pm Harry Parmenter:

Already over it. 4-5 dzys. one bad. The flu.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:33pm Scott67:

No worries Clark! It's just Monday here mate. We do our Remembrance of our War Dead on different days in Australia.
✌️😎🥀
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:34pm Scott67:

MOM, dunno?
Avatar 🗿 9:35pm Motobro:

Jumping off, ears be on.
Thank you HP. Richard, as I didn’t get to say so early.
Pleasant Memorial Day to all. God Bless our fallen hero’s.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:35pm marpay:

nite Motobro♥
Avatar 🗿 9:36pm Harry Parmenter:

Amen Motobro.
Avatar 🗿 9:36pm MOM WHIG:

later Moto
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:36pm marpay:

love that album title, I'll Never Lay My Guitar Down
Avatar 🗿 9:37pm Harry Parmenter:

saw this cat 11 in the morning next to Trailways bus station wailing away in some club
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:38pm marpay:

Sleepy LaBeef?
Avatar 9:38pm WLSClark:

scott, I read they had a major earthquake in Australia thsi week. Did you get blown off your couch?
Avatar 🗿 9:39pm Harry Parmenter:

yes marpay
Avatar 🗿 9:39pm Harry Parmenter:

regular stop of his, weeks at a time i think, boston
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:39pm marpay:

Love Sleepy's sound. Also this Johnny Jenkins, wow can he sing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:40pm Scott67:

Didn't hear about it Clark! We got a bit of a shake in Victoria last year. That one certainly turned my couch into a massage lounge!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:43pm PaulRobeson1922:

Mr.Rogers is a good man. Treated people with dignity and respect
  9:44pm Cali4nyaStreamin':

liked Eddie Muphy's spoof on SNL
Avatar 🗿 9:44pm Harry Parmenter:

Fred Rogers was A Classic Gentleman, may he rest in peace. What an impact on lives.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:45pm marpay:

HI Paul, Cali!!
Avatar 🗿 9:45pm Harry Parmenter:

hey cali thx for listening and saying hello
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:47pm PaulRobeson1922:

Hi marpay!
  9:47pm Henry Hill:

dig this bubonic plague number!
Avatar 🗿 9:48pm Harry Parmenter:

whered ya gittit?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:49pm Emeline:

Hi Paul and Cali! 😍🌟♥️
Avatar 🗿 9:50pm MOM WHIG:

Hi again PR1922
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51pm PaulRobeson1922:

Was Mr.Rogers a Pacifist? He is a Catholic but is he also a pacifist? Did he write an auto-biography? I’m wondering, Anyone know?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51pm PaulRobeson1922:

Hi there, MOM WHIG
Avatar 🗿 Swag For Life Member 9:52pm Will the Sound Guy:

Great show Harry, Thank you!!!
Avatar 9:53pm WLSClark:

The FUN comes to an end, but what fun!!! Thanks, Harry
Avatar 🗿 9:53pm MOM WHIG:

GREAt TUNES Harry - are we DONE already?
Avatar 🗿 9:53pm Harry Parmenter:

alright thx Will appreciate it hope all well
Avatar 🗿 Swag For Life Member 9:53pm medson:

Thanks Harry.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:53pm marpay:

Thank you Harry, I enjoyed your choices!! Talk to everyone soon again♥♥♥♥
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:53pm Scott67:

Thanks Harry for the Classy Eclectic Collection!
🍻😎🤙🎶📻🌏🌻
Avatar 🗿 9:53pm Harry Parmenter:

glad you folks enjoyed. thx m&m. +scott
Avatar 🗿 9:54pm MOM WHIG:

PR1922 - he wrote many many books- adults, kids, song books ck it out!
Avatar 🗿 9:55pm MOM WHIG:

marpay - bpn tomorrow
Avatar 🗿 9:55pm Harry Parmenter:

A Man of Peace, that's all I remember. So great with kids.
Avatar 🗿 9:55pm MOM WHIG:

Tom Hanks did the Mr Rogers movie - was fascinating
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56pm marpay:

Oh for sure Mom!!♥
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56pm PaulRobeson1922:

@MOM WHIG: I intuited he is a peace maker… I looked it up just now
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57pm Emeline:

Thank you for a great show, Harry!! It was great hanging out with you guys! Talk to you soon! 😍♥️🌟🌼
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58pm PaulRobeson1922:

The Question always turns to what is actionable! What accounts for historical change! “Call me Trim-Tab”
Avatar 🗿 9:58pm MOM WHIG:

nighty nite all - see you Monday (well Tue for Scotty)
Avatar 🗿 Swag For Life Member 9:58pm Will the Sound Guy:

This is a rad Gilmour track
Avatar 🗿 9:58pm Harry Parmenter:

thx for joining Em! keep workin hard ! yeah Will this IS rad. Jesus I had never heard it before.
Avatar 🗿 9:58pm MOM WHIG:

see you soon too Em & Will
Avatar 🗿 9:59pm Harry Parmenter:

g'nite all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59pm Scott67:

Seeya then MOM ✌️😎🤙🌺
Avatar 10:00pm WLSClark:

See ya'all tomorrow probably.
Avatar 🗿 Swag For Life Member 10:00pm Will the Sound Guy:

be well Mom Whig and all!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00pm PaulRobeson1922:

Way way past my bed time! Good show Harry P’ peace&LoVe 1 & all- always
Avatar 🗿 10:01pm Harry Parmenter:

Sleep well Mr Robeson
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