Favoriting Fool's Paradise with Rex: Playlist from May 20, 2023 Favoriting

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Favoriting May 20, 2023: The Vida Blue Memorial Playlist

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Artist Track Album Label Comments Approx. start time
The Capers  Ghost Walk   Favoriting Single  Dixietone    0:00:00 (Pop-up)
The Crescendos  Tidal Wave   Favoriting Single  Impro    0:06:21 (Pop-up)
Archie Liseo And The Cinaways  Home Brew   Favoriting Single  CLW    0:08:43 (Pop-up)
The Statesmen  Rampage   Favoriting Single  Bradlea    0:11:12 (Pop-up)
Lonnie Mae with Gene and his Satellites  Record Hop Dream   Favoriting Single  Fine    0:16:59 (Pop-up)
Buddy Meredith  Take Your Hands Off Me, Baby   Favoriting Single  Mida    0:18:46 (Pop-up)
David Ray  Lonesome Baby Blues   Favoriting Single  Kliff    0:21:27 (Pop-up)
Lorrie And Larry Collins  Mercy   Favoriting Single  Columbia    0:22:26 (Pop-up)
George Darro and the Vi-Kings  The Southern Twist   Favoriting Single  Nationwide    0:24:59 (Pop-up)
Kenny Lund with the Roller Coasters  Rip It Up Potatoe Chip   Favoriting Single  Holiday Inn    0:28:52 (Pop-up)
Charlie Dee The Missourian  Fisherman's Blues   Favoriting Single  USA Records    0:29:33 (Pop-up)
Ray Bell and the Dixie Rhythm Ramblers  Yodelin Catfish Blues   Favoriting Single  Friendly    0:31:53 (Pop-up)
Frankie Hunter  Country Music Archives (In Nashville, TN)   Favoriting Single  Rich-R-Tone    0:34:40 (Pop-up)
Willie Nelson  I Just Can't Let You Say Goodbye   Favoriting Single  RCA Victor  Willie's darkest moment...  0:39:56 (Pop-up)
Russ Thompson  My Arkansas Baby   Favoriting Single  SpazzCo    0:50:25 (Pop-up)
Frank London  Let 'Em Know We're In Love   Favoriting Single  Okie    0:52:03 (Pop-up)
Charlie Gaffe  White Trash   Favoriting Single  Stop    0:53:22 (Pop-up)
Charlie Stewart  The Gravy Train Don't Go To Glascow Junction   Favoriting Single  Showland    0:56:18 (Pop-up)
Shady Stevens  Diesel and DJs   Favoriting Single  Stop    0:58:59 (Pop-up)
Johnny Spain and The Famous Flames  I'm In Love   Favoriting Single  Backbeat    1:06:33 (Pop-up)
L.C. McKinley  Nit Wit   Favoriting Single  Bea & Baby    1:07:09 (Pop-up)
Clear Waters  Cool Water   Favoriting Single  Lasalle    1:09:41 (Pop-up)
Jimmy Reed  You Got Me Dizzy   Favoriting Single  Vee Jay    1:11:43 (Pop-up)
Blues Rockers  Calling All Cows   Favoriting Single  Excello    1:15:03 (Pop-up)
Big Maybelle (with Rose Marie McCoy)  Gabbin' Blues   Favoriting Single  Okeh    1:18:01 (Pop-up)
Tall Paul  Teen Age Hop   Favoriting Single  ATomic-H    1:20:34 (Pop-up)
The Flat Tops  Too Much Slack In The Sack   Favoriting Single  Beat!    1:32:15 (Pop-up)
Buddy Bow  Twisting In The Jugle   Favoriting Single  Palette    1:34:27 (Pop-up)
The All-Niters  Summertime Blues   Favoriting Single  GMA    1:35:06 (Pop-up)
Lee Tillman & Buddy Stewart's Top Notches  Will Travel   Favoriting Single  Ron    1:37:37 (Pop-up)
Sharon Mason  Eddie, Can I Park In Your Lot?   Favoriting Single  Dore    1:39:57 (Pop-up)
J.A. and the Jitterbugs  Ring Dang Doo   Favoriting Single  Silhas    1:47:50 (Pop-up)
The Mixtures  Olive Oyl   Favoriting Single  Linda    1:48:40 (Pop-up)
The Chants  Dick Tracy   Favoriting Single  Verve    1:50:44 (Pop-up)
Mississippi and the Lower Depth  Get A Haircut   Favoriting Single  Great Mandella    1:54:46 (Pop-up)
Lonesome Johnny  Death Row   Favoriting Single  Titan    1:56:33 (Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

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Little Danny:

hell yeah
  1:02pm
Adventure Man:

Oooopps ! Hahahaha
  1:02pm
Adventure Man:

Guess we are Extra Hip today !!! Wooooooo
Avatar 1:04pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Foolz !
...Saturday feels right...
Not a Sports guy - this isn't the one that ...no that's Psychedelic Dock Ellis...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:05pm
The Butterman:

Oh look who decided to show up today!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:06pm
DjLorraine:

I'm not a ghost but i'm willing to hang around
  Swag For Life Member 1:06pm
Bruce S.:

good to be back in the exciting world of hip again
Avatar 1:06pm
Mailman Tom:

The Oakland A's were my gateway into baseball back in 1973. That entire team should be entered into the baseball hall of fame!
  Swag For Life Member 1:09pm
Bruce S.:

Vida Blue, Catfish Hunter, Dock Ellis, Blue Moon Odum,Rollie Fingers, They had a Great Pitching Staff
  1:11pm
Adventure Man:

Put a candle in the window… sounded crisp this time. It had a cooked mp3 sound for a while, Rex did you remaster it ?!
Avatar 1:12pm
Ernie:

↳ Revolution Rabbit Nov63 @1:04
There's a video on the YouTubes with Doc explaining the whole LSD game with some brilliant animation
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:15pm
DjLorraine:

Sad news: Moles will be closing soon. Cincinnati's longest running used record store. 49 years!
Avatar 1:20pm
Creature Boy:

↳ Song: "Take Your Hands Off Me, Baby" by "Buddy Meredith"
Hastag boundaries
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:22pm
dave miss:

↳ Adventure Man @1:11
Rex got Spazz to do the funny voice again
  1:23pm
Banta-ed:

Pinks in hollyweewee, calif was shut due roach infestion fumigation - back open now
  1:27pm
Sylvia's Mother:

Comments hard to read! What if you reversed them? You'd still have Vida's colors!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:27pm
Chris Hiatt:

↳ Ernie @1:12
Yeah that video is a lot of fun.
  1:33pm
rich the greeb:

This is a vocal style that needs to come back, the laconic rocker
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:35pm
Marley P. Dogg:

Hello Rex and friends! Happy weekend!
  Swag For Life Member 1:35pm
Bruce S.:

↳ Song: "Yodelin Catfish Blues" by "Ray Bell and the Dixie...
this one really grew on me
  1:41pm
frenchee:

Sounds like willie Nelson
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:41pm
JG:

What up Rex, Fools
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:41pm
Marley P. Dogg:

↳ frenchee @1:41
I was just thinking the same thing!
  1:42pm
David Watts:

wow good thing Willie chilled out on weed later in life
  1:42pm
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↳ Song: "I Just Can't Let You Say Goodbye" by "Willie Nelson"
some good wholesome murder/necrophilia from willie
  1:42pm
frenchee:

Oops my bad the player told me it was Frank somebody
Avatar 1:43pm
Tony in Durham NC:

You don't expect me to actually READ anything over this shade of GREEN, do ya?
Avatar 1:44pm
Tony in Durham NC:

Say, anybody catch Edward G. in Brother Orchid last nite on TCM? Weird.
  1:44pm
Sylvia's Mother:

"Eye sight's going," huh?
  1:45pm
respectablename42069:

Utica? oh no, not in Utica, It's an Albany expression
  Swag For Life Member 1:46pm
Bruce S.:

↳ Tony in Durham NC @1:44
That's the one where he's a gangster who hide's out in a monestery isn't it? didn't edward G.wear a robe in that?
Avatar 1:50pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Fresca the true currency of them cutting edge Musics ...more than we ever wanted to know...
  Swag For Life Member 1:51pm
Bruce S.:

sound's like Ernest Tubb haveing a really bad day
Avatar 1:53pm
ironybread:

Captain Bifco and the Raisin People t-shirts...I am WILLING them into existence, right now, with my mind.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54pm
JohnEBGood:

I believe they beat the Reds, Dodgers, and Mets.
Avatar 1:54pm
RevComX:

Is that Timothy Carey??
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56pm
dave wuz here:

↳ ironybread @1:53
shut up and take my money
Avatar 1:56pm
Mailman Tom:

↳ RevComX @1:54
I believe it is
  Swag For Life Member 1:57pm
Bruce S.:

for future reference, green on green ...... not a good idea
Avatar 1:59pm
RevComX:

↳ Mailman Tom @1:56
Must be from the 1957 film Bayou...one to look for!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:00pm
JohnEBGood:

Maybe not. Three consecutive World Championships
Avatar 2:00pm
Motobro:

↳ Song: "White Trash" by "Charlie Gaffe"
That White Trash was amazing !
And sad.
Avatar 2:01pm
Hubig Pie:

Bud Black caught Vida Blue ?
Somethin' somethin' Black and Blue....
Avatar 2:01pm
Tony in Durham NC:

↳ Bruce S. @1:46
Yep, that's the one! Bogie is in it, and some favorite character actors
Avatar 2:02pm
RevComX:

A newspaper ad for the film (re-titled "Poor White Trash") by the New Monroe Drive-In (Monroe, NC) in The Anson Record (Wadesboro, NC) stated: "Due to the abnormal subject matter of this motion picture, no children will be allowed with or without their parents! Special uniform police will supervise admission."
Avatar 2:02pm
Tony in Durham NC:

Can we hear the oooh-AH, oooh-AH, oooh-AH chant? It's the only way I know to rid myself of an earworm
  2:04pm
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and you pee in bottles
  2:07pm
Adventure Man:

Oooooh-Ah oooo-Ah chant ? I wanna hear a Tarzan record !
  2:08pm
Adventure Man:

White Trash was definitely a gong
  Swag For Life Member 2:09pm
Bruce S.:

↳ Song: "Nit Wit" by "L.C. McKinley"
another WFMU Classic
Avatar 2:09pm
Mailman Tom:

↳ RevComX @1:59
I've written it down. Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:16pm
greg g:

Hey Rex sounding groovy as ever! Many thanks for the sounds ! & wanted to ask, is there anyway listeners can gain acces to that exclusive retreat spot, "The Clif"?? Maybe a fund drive premium? Thanks
& RIP Vida Blue
  Swag For Life Member 2:17pm
Bruce S.:

488-3849 got it,just a few drops at bedtime huh? worth a try
Avatar 2:17pm
RevComX:

↳ Song: "Calling All Cows" by "Blues Rockers"
In consideration for greatest song of all time
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:17pm
The Butterman:

Opisisecks! I love the opisisecks!
Avatar 2:17pm
Mailman Tom:

↳ Song: "Calling All Cows" by "Blues Rockers"
Highly suggestive
Avatar 2:19pm
Tony in Durham NC:

This shade of kitchen yellow is easier on the eyes...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:22pm
The Butterman:

↳ Tony in Durham NC @2:19
I didn’t even notice that it changed! Uhhhhduhhh. And I claim to be an artist.
  Swag For Life Member 2:23pm
Bruce S.:

↳ Song: "Teen Age Hop" by "Tall Paul"
great sax!
Avatar 2:24pm
Hubig Pie:

Playlist page done in Oakland A's team colors ?
  2:25pm
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↳ Bruce S. @2:23
Julee Cruise’s Rocking Back Inside My Heart belongs on Fools Paradise for its saxophone work
  2:27pm
Sylvia's Mother:

I like this color scheme!
  Swag For Life Member 2:27pm
Bruce S.:

↳ @2:25
thanks for the tip, I'll check that out
  2:27pm
Amira:

It’s to help with my dust allergies. I swear.
Avatar 2:28pm
Mailman Tom:

From the Mad magazine record insert!
  2:28pm
David Watts:

looow brow!
  Swag For Life Member 2:30pm
Bruce S.:

at the sound of the gong you will win ten thouuuusand dollars
  2:31pm
Adventure Man:

Wow. Now I wanna see the nose !
  2:34pm
Adventure Man:

Woooooo!!! Jungle twist ! I’ll take it. Thanks
Avatar 2:39pm
Mailman Tom:

↳ Song: "Will Travel" by "Lee Tillman & Buddy Stewart's To...
HGWT was the best TV western ever!
  Swag For Life Member 2:43pm
Bruce S.:

↳ Song: "Eddie, Can I Park In Your Lot?" by "Sharon Mason"
Did she just say you've got the cutest rod?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:43pm
dave miss:

Brows a bit damp today
Avatar 2:43pm
Mailman Tom:

↳ Song: "Eddie, Can I Park In Your Lot?" by "Sharon Mason"
Yet another suggestive song
  2:44pm
Brez:

I think this "I'm not a highbrow" music is my favorite song....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:44pm
The Butterman:

↳ Bruce S. @2:43
I think she meant a hot rod car, you sick bastid!
Avatar 2:44pm
RevComX:

Rex going X-rated
  Swag For Life Member 2:45pm
Bruce S.:

↳ The Butterman @2:44
thanks for the clarification Butterman
  2:46pm
Frankie (9yo):

You can never get tired of that coyote.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:46pm
The Butterman:

↳ Bruce S. @2:45
I call you a bastid with love, respect and humor. Don’t ya know.
  Swag For Life Member 2:47pm
Bruce S.:

↳ The Butterman @2:46
butterman, you're the best
Avatar 2:48pm
Mailman Tom:

Up to this point, I was only familiar with the Sam the Sham version!
  2:50pm
morphe':

Thamks Rex and all !!!!!!!!
  2:51pm
Jay Hunt:

How come Nose Job didn't get on the play list?
Avatar 2:51pm
RevComX:

↳ Song: "Olive Oyl" by "The Mixtures"
Dave needs to seek these people to sign on SpazzCo
  2:52pm
Adventure Man:

Swamp thing , can we finish that
Avatar 2:52pm
Motobro:

Thank you Rex !
  2:53pm
flyface:

diggit!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:53pm
radioronan:

Thanks Rex...until next time!
Avatar 2:54pm
Mailman Tom:

↳ Song: "Dick Tracy" by "The Chants"
Go-Go Gomez! Those Dick Tracy cartoons were great!
Avatar 2:55pm
RevComX:

That DJ was almost as good as the Mad Daddy
  Swag For Life Member 2:55pm
Bruce S.:

↳ Mailman Tom @2:54
yeah, flat top and B B eyes
Avatar 2:55pm
Annette:

Thanks Rex 🔥!
  2:56pm
Richard Whig:

Real Don Steele there with possibly the greatest rap of all tyme!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:56pm
JimB:

Trying to picture how that old Dick Tracy cartoon series, with
Joe Jitsu and Go Go Gomez, would be received today.
  Swag For Life Member 2:57pm
Bruce S.:

Thanks Rex,Another Great one

Thanks All,Have a Good Week
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm
The Butterman:

Always a hoot, always a hoot, Rex.
  3:00pm
Brez:

Have a boss week, buds! Thanks, Rex!
Avatar 3:00pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

~ TY Always DJ Rex ~
  3:00pm
lazy pierogi:

remain where you are until i've downed my sixth mai thai
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