Favoriting Fool's Paradise with Rex: Playlist from January 14, 2023 Favoriting

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Favoriting January 14, 2023: The Greta Thyssen Memorial Playlist

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Artist Track Label Approx. start time
Kenny and The Sultans  With Vigor   Favoriting Garllo  0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Dick Holler And The Holidays  Rumble   Favoriting Vital 64  0:04:57 (Pop-up)
Johnnie and the Cyclones  Twisted Fender   Favoriting McCady  0:07:16 (Pop-up)
The Rhythm-Addicts  Hot-Rod   Favoriting Cee-Gee  0:09:26 (Pop-up)
Johnny Mac  The Tug Boat Song   Favoriting Hi-Lite  0:15:38 (Pop-up)
Buck Griffin  Stutterin' Papa   Favoriting MGM  0:16:22 (Pop-up)
Danny Ray  There Never Be Nothing   Favoriting White Label  0:19:07 (Pop-up)
George Young  Buggin' Baby   Favoriting Fortune  0:21:39 (Pop-up)
Bobby Lee Trammell  Hi-Yo Silver   Favoriting Vaden  0:24:20 (Pop-up)
Marvin Rainwater  She's Gone   Favoriting MGM  0:26:48 (Pop-up)
James O'Gwynn  Losing Game   Favoriting Starday  0:29:18 (Pop-up)
The Hiner Family feat Little Robbie Hiner  Insured Beyond The Grave   Favoriting R and M  0:32:02 (Pop-up)
Skeeter Davis  Give Me Death   Favoriting RCA Victor  0:34:31 (Pop-up)
Rufus Brown with Billy Driscoll's Orch  Keep A-Knockin'   Favoriting Gateway  0:44:52 (Pop-up)
Victor  Stop A-Knockin'   Favoriting Dorset  0:45:30 (Pop-up)
Etta James  Good Rockin' Daddy   Favoriting Modern  0:49:03 (Pop-up)
Jesse Knight  Nothing But Money   Favoriting Checker  0:49:40 (Pop-up)
Shy Guy Douglas and the Hot Rods  Let's Rock And Roll   Favoriting Calvert  0:52:50 (Pop-up)
Junior Wells  I Need Me A Car   Favoriting Chief  0:56:29 (Pop-up)
Paul "Hucklebuck" Williams featuring Noble Watts  Give It Up   Favoriting Vee-Jay  0:58:51 (Pop-up)
The Hi-Tones  Let's Have a Good Time   Favoriting King  1:04:31 (Pop-up)
Zip & The Zippers  Gig   Favoriting Pageant  1:06:11 (Pop-up)
The Bobbettes  I Shot Mr. Lee   Favoriting Triple-X  1:08:41 (Pop-up)
Otis Williams and His Charms  Chief Um (Take It Easy)   Favoriting King  1:10:58 (Pop-up)
Little Joe & The Thrillers  Let's Do The Slop   Favoriting Okeh  1:13:23 (Pop-up)
Billy and The Fabulous Echoes  Jump and Shout   Favoriting Clearpool Records Inc.  1:21:29 (Pop-up)
Ricky Tino  Twistin' At The Hop   Favoriting Twist  1:22:53 (Pop-up)
Fox and the Raiders  Roll Over Beethoven   Favoriting Disaster  1:23:52 (Pop-up)
Wolfman Jack & The Wolf Pack  New Orleans   Favoriting Bread  1:28:11 (Pop-up)
The Del Counts  Bird Dog   Favoriting Soma  1:31:57 (Pop-up)
Gene "The Draggin' King" Moles  Burning Rubber   Favoriting Challenge  1:33:16 (Pop-up)
Fleet & Freddy  Pad   Favoriting ProTone  1:37:10 (Pop-up)
Mike and the Ravens  I've Taken All I Can   Favoriting Empire  1:43:28 (Pop-up)
Ding Dong Daddies  Shortenin' Bread   Favoriting Tomlan  1:45:21 (Pop-up)
Mackey Beers and The Rockitts  That Jim   Favoriting Mark  1:47:24 (Pop-up)
The Distortions  Hound Dog   Favoriting Sea  1:50:06 (Pop-up)
"Scat Man" Crothers  Transfusion   Favoriting Tops EP  1:53:17 (Pop-up)
Buddy Long  Walk My Lonliness Home   Favoriting Ramco  1:56:28 (Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

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McGroovey:

Mos to the left of me; Mos to the right of me!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:00pm
Greg from ZONE 5:

Here I am, stuck in the middle with Groove.
Avatar 1:01pm
alan the painter:

yes ssss...
Avatar 1:01pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...huh - she was Danish - but she's having Cake here...
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:02pm
Bruce S.:

Moe, The Man who Invented the Beatle Haircut
Avatar 1:03pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...' She was Monroe's double in Bus Stop '...
Avatar 1:03pm
Mailman Tom:

Miss Denmark 1952
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:04pm
McGroovey:

↳ Revolution Rabbit Nov63 @1:01
The seventies version of that would have been, "she was Danish - but she's a piece of cake now!"
  1:05pm
David Watts:

this is a killer version of a classic!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:06pm
steveo:

Super sweet Rumble
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:06pm
steveo:

↳ steveo @1:06
I wonder if the tempo is dictated by the guitarist having to play that scale lol
Avatar 1:07pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...this might be Greta-tuitous - but... :
ilarge.lisimg.com...
Avatar 1:08pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

↳ steveo @1:06
Pretty much just an arpeggiated G chord.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:10pm
steveo:

↳ Revolution Rabbit Nov63 @1:08
Well I sure couldn't play it faster 🙂
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:10pm
DjLorraine:

You stomp, i'll grind...discuss
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...that's ThreeStooges for ya - the bombshell gets the pie in the face. & being them - it's gotta look forceful...
  1:13pm
Brez:

How does Greta manage to keep looking surprised? Now THAT'S acting!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:16pm
Bruce S.:

Moe is Wearing an Interesting Outfit, Is that Victorian?
Avatar 1:16pm
Mailman Tom:

↳ Song: "Stutterin' Papa" by "Buck Griffin"
It's an earworm. isn't it?
  1:19pm
P-90:

…and who among us DOES want his hair messed up?
Avatar 1:22pm
Kitschy Mama:

George Young bringin' it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:23pm
Greg from ZONE 5:

↳ Song: "Buggin' Baby" by "George Young"
I would rather listen to "Buggin Baby" 10 million times than hear an Ed Sheeran once.
Avatar 1:24pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

↳ Song: "Buggin' Baby" by "George Young"
This is special.
  1:26pm
Greg g:

Diggin it!!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:28pm
Bruce S.:

Your Right About her Doing me wrong
Avatar 1:29pm
Kitschy Mama:

↳ Greg from ZONE 5 @1:23
agreed! 😄
Avatar 1:32pm
Kitschy Mama:

↳ Song: "Insured Beyond The Grave" by "The Hiner Family fe...
Ga bless
Avatar 1:33pm
Mailman Tom:

↳ Bruce S. @1:16
From the 1958 Three Stooges short, Pies and Guys
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:33pm
Bruce S.:

↳ Song: "Insured Beyond The Grave" by "The Hiner Family fe...
This is up there with please dont go topless mother
  1:36pm
yippie:

i hope this woman gets a lot of conjugal visits
Avatar 1:38pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

↳ Song: "Give Me Death" by "Skeeter Davis"
...precise harmonies
...indiscriminate murder
...everything that makes this nation great...
  1:38pm
egould:

I regret having to post this weekly; but this is where we are as a society. Murder is wrong. Murder is never the solution.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:39pm
Bruce S.:

Skeeter Davis Made alot of really great records
Avatar 1:39pm
Creature Boy:

James Ogwynn , was just thinkin bout him last night
  1:41pm
egould:

Burke’s Law?!?
  1:41pm
morphe':

That is Moe from the Stooges..
Told Simon (11.5) that it is Sat and the radio is good ..
Simon started with Roger's Theme tune .... Youth is lost on the Youth
Avatar 1:41pm
Creature Boy:

Joe Besser, was just thinkin bout him last night
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:41pm
Bruce S.:

I would Never name My Kid Jock
Avatar 1:41pm
fm Mike:

Carey Grant was tripping on LSD? What movies????!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42pm
sinner:

Ms. Thyssen has statue at the capitol.
  1:45pm
morphe':

Played a great hockey game Goalie peaking(LSD) 13 years old in Abe Stark Rink 1974 Coney Island = 2-0 shut out .. chewing on 2 packs of Red Dentin inside the mask ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:46pm
The Butterman:

See Morphe! That’s why you are my spirit animal, man!
Avatar 1:47pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

↳ fm Mike @1:41
www.esquire.com...
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:49pm
Bruce S.:

↳ Song: "Good Rockin' Daddy" by "Etta James"
Etta James Is Definitly the Queen of Rock and Roll
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:50pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

Why you!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:53pm
Bruce S.:

Mucho Excellante Set Rex My Man
Avatar 1:56pm
fm Mike:

↳ morphe' @1:45
morphe' that is EPIC!
Avatar 1:56pm
KingOfJunk:

Love the infomercial
  1:57pm
egould:

This dude needs a “verbal” sekstimmler. He can barely read the ad copy.
  1:57pm
morphe':

↳ The Butterman @1:46
Butter - and I was a teacher for 27 years - 1990-2017 =
So. BX and Bed Stuy ..
Keep on Keepin on ..

I am in NYC 17-Jan-13Feb
Will try to do a wee thing in Green Oasis Garden 10009
Wake&Bake folk ..

http://greenoasisnyc.org
Avatar 1:59pm
KingOfJunk:

↳ egould @1:57
ALCOHOL
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Annette:

Sup Rex !
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KingOfJunk:

↳ egould @1:57
LUBRICATION
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Mister Dobalina:

Let's al do the hucklebuck!
  2:00pm
egould:

VODKA ORANGE JUICE
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:02pm
Bruce S.:

↳ Mister Dobalina @2:00
if you cannot do it, boy your out of luck
Avatar 2:04pm
Mister Dobalina:

vodka Pickle Juice & clamato..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:05pm
DjLorraine:

King record label!
Avatar 2:07pm
KingOfJunk:

↳ Mister Dobalina @2:04
🤡
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Mailman Tom:

↳ Song: "Gig" by "Zip & The Zippers"
That's Steve Caldwell on vocals. Formerly of the Orlons!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:12pm
DjLorraine:

↳ morphe' @1:57
That's awesome. I visit the community organic garden in zone 11. UFI has a childrens' garden this year.
  2:13pm
Scott Cornish:

I Shot Mr. Lee!
It was a thrill to see The Bobbettes do that number at a Damrosch Park concert a few summers ago.
“Shot him in the head, boom boom” Everybody sing!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:15pm
Bruce S.:

↳ Song: "Let's Do The Slop" by "Little Joe & The Thrillers"
I heared that all the Kids are doing the Slop now,yea Baby, It's Back!
  2:17pm
Carnival of Carnicks:

Havent heard from ol Gerri Blank in a while, what a treat to hear from such an elegant lady again!
Avatar 2:21pm
Creature Boy:

A friend of mine posted something about a new show of Amy Sedaris' but that just sent me back to Strangers With Candy
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:21pm
Bruce S.:

The Twist, oh Yes Of course THE TWIST!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:23pm
DjLorraine:

The Twist!!!
Avatar 2:24pm
Creature Boy:

↳ Song: "Roll Over Beethoven" by "Fox and the Raiders"
Dig that muddy shuffle!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:26pm
Bruce S.:

↳ Song: "Roll Over Beethoven" by "Fox and the Raiders"
This is like a high Lonesome Roll over Beethoven
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:27pm
Greg from ZONE 5:

This just reminded me: Rex, I wanna talk to you about a career in broadcasting.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:30pm
Bruce S.:

I just watched American Graffiti the other Night, The Wolfman Was Magical in that
Avatar 2:30pm
Mister Dobalina:

Did I miss Dave Lubner?
  2:30pm
bobsmart567:

If I may quote citizen Kane, that version of roll over Beethoven was perfectly dreadful
Avatar 2:31pm
Mister Dobalina:

I don't know why I remember this but the Wolfman made an appearance on Married With Children. I think.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:34pm
JB:

Sweet! I've seen Big Daddy Don Garlits many times at raceway Park in englishtown New Jersey. Here's a heavy hitter at that time, in the 1980s
  2:35pm
morphe':

↳ DjLorraine @2:12
Dj L - if it happens in GO ... put you in the LOOP ..
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:37pm
Bruce S.:

↳ Song: "Pad" by "Fleet & Freddy"
Diggin this
  2:37pm
Deano de los Muertos:

I’m a NO BROW
  2:39pm
Sylvia's Mother:

Yes, Cary Grant was a big believer in LSD. May even have turned Timothy Leary onto it, not vice versa!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:46pm
Bruce S.:

I Think the A Bones did this one
  2:48pm
Deano de los Muertos:

“Charlie Tuna” ?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:52pm
radioronan:

↳ Deano de los Muertos @2:48
Legendary, mostly LA based, DJ and voice talent
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:54pm
dave miss:

the drips!
  2:54pm
ed:

Hey Rex, What year did this Scatman song come out? Shoot the Juice to me Bruce!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:55pm
Jack McGuire:

Precursor of Nervous Norvus?
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:55pm
Bruce S.:

↳ Song: "Transfusion" by ""Scat Man" Crothers"
scatman Crothers From the Shining/
Avatar 2:56pm
Mister Dobalina:

Another humdinger of a show, Rex!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:56pm
radioronan:

Thanks Rex..until next time, no brows!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm
Jack McGuire:

Scatman from Dunkin' Bagels.
  2:57pm
egould:

Thanx Rex! It’s been weird knowing you.
Avatar 2:57pm
Kitschy Mama:

🎶 Great tunes Rex! 🎶
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:58pm
Bruce S.:

Rex I'll Be walking my Lonliness home till next week, thanks for another Great Show

Go Giants
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm
McGroovey:

Groovy show.

I've been busy trying to hang window blinds. Trying
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:59pm
Jack McGuire:

What is Rex's outro music?
  2:59pm
Sylvia's Mother:

Yes, the A Bones owned it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:59pm
McGroovey:

It is.
Avatar 2:59pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

~ TY Always DJ Rex ~
  3:00pm
morphe':

Thanks Rex and all
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