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October 13, 2015 Options
Songs for Shorty
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Artist Selection Album    (Label / Recording date)
Theme Music:
James Brown 
Cold Sweat (pt. 1)   Options b/w Cold Sweat (pt. 2)
(King 1967)

Mance Lipscomb  Shorty George   Options Captain, Captain
(Arhoolie 1960)
Al Miller  Juicy Mouth Shorty   Options
(Black Patti 1927)
Louis Armstrong  Cut Off My Legs and Call Me "Shorty"   Options b/w Cain and Abel
(Decca 1940)
Ace Harris  Shorty's Got to Go   Options b/w After Hours
(HUB 1945)
Sidney Bechet w/ Bob Wilber & His Famous Jazz Band
(Vocal: The Duke of Iron) 
Box Car Shorty   Options Bob Wilber & His Jazz Band
(Circle 1949)
Lucky Millinder & His Orchestra
(Vocal: Henry Glover) 
Who Said Shorty Wasn't Coming Back?   Options b/w Clap Your Hands
(b/w Clap Your Hands King)

Talkover Music:
Marc Ribot 
Los Teenagers Bailan Changui   Options Marc Ribot y Los Cubanos Postizos
(Warner Bros. 1998)

Shorty Sullivan  Gotta Have Your Love Tonight   Options
Big Shorty  The Guy That Looks Like Me   Options
Guitar Shorty  Hard Life   Options b/w Ways of a Man
(Pull 1959)
Shorty Ramirez  Muerto de la Risa   Options Muerto de la Risa
(Gladylux 1969)
Lord Shorty & the Vibrations International  Vibrations Groove   Options Sokah Soul Of Calypso
(Semp 1977)
Shorty the President  Yamaha Skank   Options b/w Version
(Success )

Talkover Music:
Vecchio 
Megaton   Options Afro-Rock
(DeWolfe 1971)

Harrison Crump  Cut Across the Infield Shorty   Options
Sunny Ozuna & the Sunliners  Short Short Shorty   Options
Bob & Ray  Shorty Shorty   Options
Billy Childs  Call Me Shorty   Options
Lou Millet  Shorty the Barber   Options
Don Julian & the Larks  Shorty the Pimp (pts. 1 & 2)   Options

Listener comments!

Avatar 5:59pm ndbob:

evening Doug and everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:00pm Doug Schulkind:

Greetings, ndbob!
Avatar 6:01pm Peter Nelson:

Ran a bit over there. Sorry...a bit thrown by technical failure.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:04pm Doug Schulkind:

Failure is no excuse, Peter. It is an aesthetic!
Avatar 6:05pm Sarah N:

I reckon I could probably listen to you talk for 3 hours. You do it so well. Lovely radio manner.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:09pm Doug Schulkind:

I went to school to learn LRM, Sarah. I'll be paying student loans well into the next century!
Avatar 6:11pm Peter Nelson:

Your experience shows.
Avatar 6:12pm Sarah N:

Money well spent.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:13pm Charlie:

Shorty's at bat!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:14pm Doug Schulkind:

The batter shown in the photo was an actual Major League ballplayer — for one at bat. His uniform number was 1/8 !!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:16pm Charlie:

Pint size!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:17pm Mike East:

I bet he walked a lot...his strike zone's gotta be like 6 square inches!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:18pm Doug Schulkind:

He did indeed walk, Mike East. That was the whole point. It was a stunt by St. Louis Brown' owner Bill Veeck. Gaedel walked on four pitches and that was his entire career.
Avatar 6:19pm ndbob:

yep eddie gaedel
Avatar 6:20pm Sarah N:

It's one of those "cake-eating-dwarves", we have them here too. What do you call them?....children....that's it.
Avatar 6:23pm Sarah N:

Now I feel foolish for not reading the previous, because of course it's not a child in the photo. Doh! Apologies.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:25pm Doug Schulkind:

You'd have no way of knowing, Sarah N!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:26pm Parq:

"Cut Across Shorty" make the short list?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:28pm Doug Schulkind:

A variation did, Parq.
Avatar 6:28pm Sarah N:

Thanks Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:30pm Doug Schulkind:

I love how the catcher is all the way down on his knees in the photo. The pitch would probably have been a strike to a normal-height batter.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:34pm Doug Schulkind:

Really badly need your pledges now. Help my ego GROW in stature while WFMU's coffers grow toward solvency. Pledge here: www.wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:35pm Parq:

"I know Daddy sells things at his job," he remarked with consternation, "but why oh why did he say he would SELL MY SHORTS!?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:37pm Doug Schulkind:

Buy long and sell shorts, Parq!
Avatar 6:39pm Peter Nelson:

Loving this show Doug.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:40pm Doug Schulkind:

GIVE THE DRUMMER RADIO PROGRAMMING ALERT...
Long Tall Jesse Kaminsky is up next here on the Drummer Stream with another episode of Kaminsky Kamoutsky. The theme for today's show: Size Doesn't Matter! (No not really.)

Playlist page here: wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:41pm Doug Schulkind:

@Peter Nelson
Any stupid excuse to play cool records!
Avatar 6:43pm Jesse K:

I'm long on songs, short on themes
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:45pm Doug Schulkind:

Or thongs (if you have a cold).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:46pm Parq:

Faces should totally have recorded this one instead.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:48pm Doug Schulkind:

Guess they were shortsighted, Parq.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:49pm Doug Schulkind:

This program proves definitively that it is impossible to do a non-novelty "Shorty" song. Literally impossible.
Avatar 6:50pm ndbob:

right Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:51pm Doug Schulkind:

And I'm totally okay with that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:53pm Doug Schulkind:

Just got bumped off the stream there. First time in many months.
Avatar 6:56pm ndbob:

yep - didn't know if it was me or not
Avatar 6:56pm ndbob:

excellent show Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:56pm Doug Schulkind:

#pleasepledgeallyoushortiesandnotshorties!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:58pm Doug Schulkind:

This program: Long on execution; short on concept. Very short.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:03pm Gary:

I just missed this ... I need to come back tomorrow morning and listen
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:45pm Charlie:

This show was too short.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:50pm Doug Schulkind:

I like to leave them longing for more, Charlie.
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