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“Little Records” is a two hour radio show hosted by “The Big G” focusing on the little Records, both literal and figurative. 45’s of high quality but lowly chart stature. Mostly we’ll be covering Blues, Jazz, R&B, Country and Rock & Roll, but the show is freeform so anything that’s appeared on a 45RPM record, starting with RCA’s introduction of the format in 1949 is fair game.

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Options April 25, 2020: Quarantine in a Shabby Palace

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Phantom of rock  the rock era Pt. 1   Options   Patti Records  7"   
Jerry McGee  Jam Up   Options   Reprise  7"   
Jimmie Lee  Look what love will do   Options   VIN  7"   
Johnny Copeland  Wake Up Little Susie   Options   Wand  7"   
The Ideals  Cathy's Clown   Options   St. Lawrence Records  7"   
Grady and Brady  Love or Money   Options   Planetary  7"   
Danny Warner  (You Got) The Power of Love   Options   Reprise  7"   
Len and Glen  write me baby please!   Options   Columbia   7"   
Jerry and Reggie  Shoo Shoo   Options   M.O.C.  7"   
Ted Taylor  (Love Is Like A) Ramblin’ Rose   Options   Okeh  7"   
Bobby Sanders and the Psychlones  I Can't Take It   Options   Van  7"   
Steve Alaimo  Big Bad Beulah   Options   Checker  7"   
The Mob  I wish you'd leave me alone   Options   Mercury  7"   
The Romans  you won your victory   Options   MY  7"   
Pat Vegas  The best girl in the world   Options   Trinity  7"   
The Kinfolk V  The Dude   Options   Key  7"   
Jess & James  Nothing But Love   Options   Columbia   7"   
Tommy Dickens  living on a shoestring   Options   Renae  7"   
The Barron Knights  You're All I Need   Options   Mercury  7"   
The Outcasts  wind's escape   Options   Laurel Leaf  7"   
Thelma Houston  Baby Mine   Options   Capitol   7"   
The 4 Seasons  Dody   Options   Philips  7"   
The Spencer Davis Group  On The Green Light   Options   United Artists   7"   
The Fabulous Flippers  Harlem Shuffle   Options   Cameo  7"   
Donnie Elbert  Run Little Girl   Options   Gateway  7"   
Shadows Of Knight  Someone Like Me   Options   Dunwich  Vinyl   
Thin Lizzy  Little Darling   Options   London Records  7"   
Kennélmus  Bumble Bee   Options   Phoenix International Records  7"   
Vicki Lynn  Don't Break My Heart   Options   Applause  7"   
Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels  Come See About Me   Options   New Voice Records  7"   
The Selective Service  Green Onions   Options   Main Line  7"   
The Invincibles  nobody   Options   Double Shot  7"   
Hank Ballard  Hello   Options   King  7"   
Don Covay And The Goodtimers  Don't Let Go   Options   Atlantic  7"   
Palmer Jones  the great magic of love   Options   Epic  7"   
The Orphans  Deserted   Options   Epic   7"   
Alzo & Uddin  So Down   Options   Steed  7"   
Ken Walker  I Don't Know   Options   Phoenix International Records  7"   
Peter's Pipers  Airplane   Options   Philips  7"   
Bo Gentry and Ritchie Cordell  Stone go-getter   Options   Columbia   7"   
Bobby Sheen  I Shook the World   Options   Capitol   7"   
Jessie Mae  Don't Freeze On Me   Options   DRA  7"   
Sly and The Family Stone  I Ain't Got Nobody   Options   Loadstone  7"   
Tennyson Stephens  Rain Rain Rain   Options   Back Beat  7"   
Frankie Redmond  Anytime Anywhere   Options   Imperial Records  7"   
Evie Sands  The Roll   Options   ABC-Paramount  7"   
The Beloved One's  peep peep pop pop   Options   Boyd  7"   
Muggy Doo  Pool of Love   Options   Acetate Demo  7" 
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Dave Myers & the Disciples    come on luv  Harmony Park  7"   
The Hombres   Take My Overwhelming Love   Options   Verve   7"   
The Timekeepers  heavy   Options   Generation Records  7"   
The Gents  Breezy   Options   vestal  7"   


Listener comments!

Avatar 8:02pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Phantom Of Rock is my new favorite record.
Avatar 8:06pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

I love cover versions like Johnny Copeland's that have absolutely no passing resemblance to the original record.
  8:07pm Dungaroos Kipawah:

This Johnny Copeland version is brilliant
Avatar 8:09pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Dungaroos Kipawah: You are a genius because you think like me.
  8:11pm The Big G:

Copeland knew the song always needed a floor Tom solo.
  8:13pm The Big G:

Todd, wait till you hear Pt. 2 of the rock era.
  8:17pm bigplanetnoise:

Hey and howdy! Glad to hear you here, G! And - happy birthday, Todd!!!
  8:20pm Gina Bacon:

Happy Saturday and welcome to the streamwaves!
  8:21pm The Big G:

I’m hosting a birthday party for Todd and everyone’s invited. Especially Todd!
  8:22pm Gina Bacon:

Happy Birthday, Todd!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:23pm McGroovey:

If I post "that's a great record!" every time you play a great record, it will get boring fast, so I'll just post one blanket "THAT'S A GREAT RECORD!!!!" shout.
Avatar 8:23pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Thanks Bob and Gina! Greg, I've already bought 2 of these 45's since the show started!
  8:26pm The Big G:

Todd, I knew it!!!!!! I could see you in my minds eye, check No availability, average price and finally pushing the “birthday button”!
  8:27pm bigplanetnoise:

Ahhh, Big G - this is so much fun! The only thing that would make it even better is if we were again eating golumpkes and drinking cold, cheap beer together in the backwoods of Pennsylvania.....
  8:29pm pinto bean:

This is awesome!
  8:29pm The Big G:

Hey BPN, refresh me! Who am I speakin’ with?
  8:29pm bigplanetnoise:

Hahahaha! Greg - it’s Bob Irwin!
  8:31pm The Big G:

Hahaha! Hey Bob!! So great to see you right before all this craziness! My last record show and now it seems like eons ago, right?
  8:32pm pinto bean:

Big G Double Crown, Saturday Night...NC always
Avatar 8:33pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

What I'm picturing in my mind is the records arriving and none of them sounding anywhere near as good as they do on this show!
  8:33pm The Big G:

Welcome to my life Todd...
  8:34pm bigplanetnoise:

It sure does. So very strange... we’ll have to make a definite plan for 45s & BBQ in your town or mine once the world rights itself!
Avatar 8:36pm Debbie D.:

Welcome Greg!
  8:38pm The Big G:

Thanks Debbie,
I wouldn’t be here without your invite! I was missing a good time! All the best people are here! Hey Pinto Bean!
  8:41pm DJ Pat K:

Killer sounds, Big G! Happy birthday Todd, & happy Saturday all!
  8:42pm bigplanetnoise:

Hey DJ P! Great show the other night!
  8:43pm pinto bean:

Not sure what the birthday DJ was alluding to earlier but this is the perfect soundtrack to Attack of The 50’ Woman.
  8:50pm The Big G:

Bigplanetnoise, Bar-B-Q is the first thing I’m angling for post quarantine. Pinto Bean, The future is Female... and Tall!
  8:56pm Dungaroos Kipawah:

I'm gonna listen to this show at least 3 times this week! Many thanks "Big G"
Avatar 8:56pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Thanks for the birthday wishes Pat! Killer show Greg!
  8:57pm DJ Pat K:

@BPN Thanks! It was fun!
Avatar 8:57pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@pinto bean: Little Records and 50 Feet Women!
  8:59pm Eargasm!:

Bob pointed me in the direction of your show, Greg!! The playlist is fantastic. Looking forward to getting together at the best BBQ you can eat at a joint with a negative health code rating, haha. Thanks for turning us on to it!
  9:01pm The Big G:

Hey Eargasm, That’s how we know it’s good! Hope to see you soon!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03pm McGroovey:

Little Darlin' - this sounds like a Thin Lizzy record I've never heard.
Avatar 9:04pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

"Bumble Bee" on quaaludes!
  9:05pm The Big G:

My favorite version of Bumble Bee.
  9:07pm The Big G:

McGroovy, a MONO Thin Lizzy 45 to boot!!
  9:08pm bigplanetnoise:

Mitch every week!
  9:09pm DJ Pat K:

Love this Mitch!
  9:17pm The Big G:

The gauntlet is been thrown. My favorite Detroit Wheels related tracks in the next four episodes!
  9:18pm bigplanetnoise:

Was that the Invincibles on Double Shot?
  9:19pm The Big G:

Yes it was
  9:21pm bigplanetnoise:

So great. Thanks for the reminder!
  9:23pm The Big G:

Speaking of Bob Crewe Productions, The anyone else love The Toys version of Deserted on their LP?
  9:25pm bigplanetnoise:

I sure do. But I pretty much love that entire LP.
  9:26pm Eargasm!:

Your show is a great soundtrack to watching Attack of the 50 Foot Woman!
  9:29pm DJ Pat K:

That Ken Walker was killer!
  9:32pm The Big G:

eargasm, It’s my tag line! A super LP Bob. Which came
First, the Question Mark & The Mysterians version of “cant get enough of you baby” or Toys?
  9:34pm bigplanetnoise:

Four Seasons had it first! Randell & Sandy Linzer!
  9:36pm bigplanetnoise:

It was on their “Working My Way Back To You” LP in ‘65. Toys and Question Mark were ‘66!
Avatar 9:36pm Snayle:

Is this a private party or can anybody join the fun ?
  9:37pm bigplanetnoise:

Snayle! ❤️
Avatar 9:38pm Snayle:

Howdeeeee BPN <3 !! Hay Eargasm ! Hay Gina! THis joint is Rawkin ! + - thought I'd see how radio is Really done ! :)
  9:39pm Eargasm!:

Snayle!!!
  9:40pm The Big G:

BPN! Thank you for the wisdom! On the hunt for it now! Welcome Snayle!
  9:40pm Gina Bacon:

Hey, Snayle!
  9:40pm Eargasm!:

I had no idea the Four Seasons got there first, BPN.
  9:42pm bigplanetnoise:

Yup - just another Randell-Linzer album cut for them. Great version, too!
Avatar 9:45pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

The bar in Attack Of The 50 Ft. Woman is really rocking to this one!
Avatar 9:49pm Snayle:

what channel is the Big Girl Eargasm?
Avatar 9:49pm The Big G:

Is there a way to post photos here? I have a pic of an acetate I’m about to play, from Orange NJ
  9:49pm Eargasm!:

MeTV, Snayle.
Avatar 9:49pm The Big G:

For fans of Alarm Clocks
Avatar 9:50pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Where did you find this great acetate?
Avatar 9:50pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

The Harris Diner?
Avatar 9:51pm The Big G:

A box of stuff here in NC. Also loaded with Four Seasons and Crewe related demos, and I’m not even kidding
  9:52pm bigplanetnoise:

Muggy Doo every week!
Avatar 9:53pm The Big G:

The only Muggy Doo related stuff I found online seems unlikely to be related
Avatar 9:54pm The Big G:

Hombres!
Avatar 9:54pm The Big G:

BB forever!
  9:55pm bigplanetnoise:

BB. RIP. Love these 45’s.
Avatar 9:56pm The Big G:

He was the coolest. Such an awesome human being.
  9:56pm Gina Bacon:

Really fun! Thank you!
  9:56pm bigplanetnoise:

Great show, pal. Welcome to the FMU crew. So glad you’re here wit us!!!
Avatar 9:57pm Snayle:

Thanks Big G !!! Lots of Fun !
  9:57pm Gina Bacon:

Night, everyone!
  9:57pm DJ Pat K:

Yeah killer set Greg! Cant wait til next saturday!
Avatar 9:58pm The Big G:

Thanks Ya’ll! I’ll be seeing you all around here!
Avatar 10:00pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Soon to be legendary debut!
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