Options The Long Way Home with Kris Holmes: Playlist from May 19, 2020 Options

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Twenty years of dusty fingers, frayed cuticles, & upper respiratory infections — from record digging and DJing around the globe — coalesces into a 2-hour journey through Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Funk, Jazz, Blues, Latin, Rock & Roll, and all points in between. Your speakers will be head-nodding, toe-tapping & even two-stepping to this vintage 45rpm party in no time. Hear favorite songs you didn't know were your favorites, aural treats & record-world problems from the vinyl side of life.

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Options May 19, 2020: Phil May & Jorge Santana Tributes to Start & then DJ Misa spins some Reggae 45s

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Artist Track Album Label Format Approx. start time
Pretty Things  Don't Bring Me Down   Options   Fontana  7"  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Pretty Things  Rosalyn   Options   Fontana  7"  0:03:29 (Pop‑up)
Pretty Things  Honey I Need   Options   Fontana  7"  0:05:44 (Pop‑up)
Pretty Things  A House In The Country   Options   Norton  7"  0:07:44 (Pop‑up)
Pretty Things  Midnight To Six Man   Options   Norton  7"  0:10:36 (Pop‑up)
Malo  Nena   Options Malo  WB  LP  0:17:13 (Pop‑up)
Malo  I'm For Real   Options Dos  WB  LP  0:23:44 (Pop‑up)
Malo  Suavecito   Options Malo  WB  LP  0:30:07 (Pop‑up)
Malo  All For You   Options Evolution  WB  LP  0:36:26 (Pop‑up)
Malo  Offering   Options Ascension  WB  LP  0:40:21 (Pop‑up)
Nicky Thomas  Lola   Options   Trojan Records  7"  0:51:14 (Pop‑up)
The Enforcers  Musical Fever   Options   Trojan Records  7"  0:53:02 (Pop‑up)
Millie  My Boy Lollipop   Options   Fontana    0:54:49 (Pop‑up)
Desmond Dekker  You Can Get It If You Really Want   Options   UNI  7"  0:57:09 (Pop‑up)
Hopeton Lewis  Take It Easy   Options   MERRITONE   7"  0:59:47 (Pop‑up)
Hubert Lee  Pressure and Slide   Options   Studio One  7"  1:08:39 (Pop‑up)
Hortense Ellis  Woman of The Ghetto   Options   Demon  7"  1:09:15 (Pop‑up)
Bob and Marcia  Private Number   Options   Unknown  7"  1:12:18 (Pop‑up)
The Cables  Baby Why   Options   Unknown  7"  1:16:34 (Pop‑up)
The Melodians  Rivers of Babylon   Options   Beverley's Records  7"  1:18:02 (Pop‑up)
Black Velvet  Is It Me You Really Love?   Options   Black Top  7"  1:24:03 (Pop‑up)
Aaron Neville  Humdinger   Options   Minit  7"  1:27:15 (Pop‑up)
The Winstons  Amen Brother   Options   Metromedia  7"  1:29:56 (Pop‑up)
Mickey & The Soul Generation  Iron Leg   Options   Maxwell  7"  1:32:23 (Pop‑up)
Dr John  Right Place Wrong Time   Options   Atco  7"  1:34:36 (Pop‑up)
The Ronettes  Walking In The Rain   Options   Philles  7"  1:41:21 (Pop‑up)
Dusty Springfield  Here She Comes   Options   Philips  7"  1:44:36 (Pop‑up)
Marvin Gaye  Take This Heart Of Mine   Options   Tamla  7"  1:46:45 (Pop‑up)
Vicki Anderson & James Brown  Think   Options   King  7"  1:49:39 (Pop‑up)
Mad Lads  What Will Love Tend To Make You Do   Options   Volt  7"  1:52:53 (Pop‑up)
Booker T & The MGs  Jingle Bells   Options   Stax  7"  1:57:52 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar 10:00pm Matt from New Orleans:

Hello Kris I am back this week
Avatar 10:02pm Kris Holmes:

Heya Matt
Avatar 10:04pm Little Danny:

Hey Kris 'n' krew
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:05pm chresti:

Hi Kris and long way at homebodies!
Avatar 10:05pm Kris Holmes:

Hi Dan & Chresti
Avatar 10:05pm StringOFperils:

Evening all.
Avatar 10:06pm Matt from New Orleans:

Isn’t Jorge’s solo work past your acceptable date range?
Avatar 10:06pm Little Danny:

Always dug the production on "Honey I Need"
Avatar 10:07pm Kris Holmes:

Malo only Matt
Avatar 10:08pm Matt from New Orleans:

I figured as much. Just messing with you.
Avatar 10:12pm Little Danny:

There is some amazing B&W TV footage of the Pretties doin' this
Avatar 10:13pm northguineahills:

RIP Phil May
Avatar 10:15pm Little Danny:

Ah, that must account for why so many '60s Kiwis covered the Pretties in their day
Avatar 10:16pm Little Danny:

Malo was jazzier, yeah
Avatar 10:18pm Matt from New Orleans:

The first two albums were excellent. The next two he played on had their moments but weren’t as consistent.
Avatar 10:19pm Kris Holmes:

Pretties were a huge influence on NZ at the time
Avatar 10:27pm Kris Holmes:

I ride hard for all the first four Malo LPs, great stuff. But I am a sucker for most Latin Rock.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:27pm doctorjazz:

Hi folks!
Avatar 10:29pm Matt from New Orleans:

Hi Doc
Avatar 10:31pm Matt from New Orleans:

Sampled by Sugar Ray
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:39pm doctorjazz:

Hey Matt!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:39pm Phillippe Bastille:

Avatar 10:43pm Kris Holmes:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:43pm chresti:

This is almost Bollywood sounding.
Avatar 10:44pm Kris Holmes:

almost sounds like i have it at 45 instead of 33
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 10:51pm WR:

Yay DJ Misa!
  Swag For Life Member 10:57pm coelacanth∅:

Avatar 11:01pm Kris Holmes:

Avatar 11:02pm Kris Holmes:

Hello and welcome to my reggae 45's set! - Misa
  Swag For Life Member 11:04pm coelacanth∅:

Happy Birthday Misa!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:05pm chresti:

I love Prince Buster's version of Take it Easy (Champs-Élysées)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:23pm chresti:

Studio One?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:24pm chresti:

Or Coxone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:24pm Phillippe Bastille:

Happy birthday!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 11:25pm WR:

Thank you for the roots set Misa.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:26pm chresti:

Happy birthday Misa!
Avatar 11:29pm Kris Holmes:

I am on the ball this year & have all presents fully ready already!!
  11:36pm Carmichael:

Heya Kris and shut-ins.
Avatar 11:36pm Kris Holmes:

Hi there Carmichael
  11:37pm Carmichael:

The doctor is in.
Avatar 11:39pm northguineahills:

Gracias Kris y Misa, buenas noches!
Avatar 11:44pm Kris Holmes:

De nada, buenas noches!
Avatar 11:55pm Matt from New Orleans:

Thanks Kris
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55pm chresti:

Thanks Kris and Misa!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 11:55pm WR:

Killer closing set Kris. Thank you.
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