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November 14, 2020
Options November 14, 2020 The Simon Oakland Memorial Playlist
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Artist Track Label Approx. start time
The Renegades  Options Geronimo   American International Records  0:00:00 Pop‑up)  
The Temptations feat. Roy Buchanan  Options Trophy Run   Daisy  0:04:53 Pop‑up)  
Bob Vaught and The Renegades  Options Church Key Twist   Bamboo  0:07:08 Pop‑up)  
The Penetrators  Options Blitzkreig   Skylark  0:09:41 Pop‑up)  
Eddie Bond and The Stompers  Options Boppin' Bonnie   Mercury  0:14:42 Pop‑up)  
Ronnie Self  Options Pretty Bad Blues   ABC Paramount  0:16:21 Pop‑up)  
The EL'Dorados  Options Linda Lee   Rock-Highland  0:19:24 Pop‑up)  
The Echoes  Options My Baby   Oak  0:21:14 Pop‑up)  
Rex Johnson  Options Discombobulated   Kem  0:23:52 Pop‑up)  
Big Jeff and The Radio Playboys  Options Juke Box Boogie   Dot  0:26:13 Pop‑up)  
Ric Cartey  Options Mellow Down Easy   RCA Victor  0:28:29 Pop‑up)  
The Echo Valley Boys  Options Wash Machine Boogie   Island  0:30:40 Pop‑up)  
Herb Duncan  Options Double Clutching Diesel Man   Joyland  0:33:39 Pop‑up)  
Chuck Greene II  Options Legend Of The Alligator Man   United Records  0:35:42 Pop‑up)  
Lloyd Thompson  Options I Want a Lavendar Cadillac   RCA Victor  0:43:49 Pop‑up)  
Big Mike  Options Down In New Orleans   Savoy  0:46:09 Pop‑up)  
Clayton Love Orchestra  Options Mary Lou   Groove  0:48:36 Pop‑up)  
J.B. Lenoir  Options I Feel So Good   USA  0:50:38 Pop‑up)  
Pok A-A-Dot Slim  Options Trick Bag   Apollo  0:54:37 Pop‑up)  
Sonny Boy Williamson  Options One Way Out   Checker  0:59:04 Pop‑up)  
Big Moose  Options Puppy Howl Blues   The Blues  1:01:39 Pop‑up)  
The Vails  Options Buy Now-Pay Later   Belmont  1:06:12 Pop‑up)  
The Holidays  Options Aw-Aw Baby   Specialty  1:08:57 Pop‑up)  
The Seniors  Options Hully Gully Fever (And the Flu Bug Too)   Kent  1:11:30 Pop‑up)  
The Lincolns  Options Sukiyaki Rocki   Bud  1:13:04 Pop‑up)  
The Tides  Options Ring A Ding Dong   Dore  1:15:36 Pop‑up)  
Bill Haley and Haley's Comets  Options Straight-Jacket   Essex  1:20:08 Pop‑up)  
The Teen Tops  Options La Larguirucha Sally   Columbia  1:22:58 Pop‑up)  
Pilt Down Five  Options '32' Ford   Parliament  1:25:28 Pop‑up)  
Christine Jorgensen  Options Nervous Jervis   Jolt  1:27:48 Pop‑up)  
Jerry and the Upbeats  Options The Crow   United Artists  1:31:04 Pop‑up)  
The Delights  Options Long Green   Delaware  1:33:23 Pop‑up)  
The Scouts  Options The Mr. Custer Stomp   Rendezvous  1:35:24 Pop‑up)  
The XL's  Options Pin Curlers   Sound  1:37:26 Pop‑up)  
Wiggles And Waggles  Options Rock and Roll Session   Coral  1:40:52 Pop‑up)  
King Coleman  Options Dressed In Plaid   Kenco  1:47:40 Pop‑up)  
Ted Taylor  Options Everywhere I Go   Ebb  1:50:16 Pop‑up)  
The Jolly Jacks  Options Rock The House   Landa  1:52:31 Pop‑up)  
The Clovers  Options Down In The Alley   Atlantic  1:54:42 Pop‑up)  

Listener comments!

Avatar 1:00pm Rex:

Who wants some leftover Halloween candy? Lots of Twix and Kit-Kat...
  1:01pm David in London:

Lunkhead, UK branch, reporting for duty.
And I’ll have a Twix please Rex.
Avatar 1:02pm spodiodi:

i'll take some of the kitkats, please Rex!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:02pm mariano:

Hey Rex, all! David: you know you should only accept candy from men driving vans with tinted windows. Same goes for you, spodi.
Avatar 1:02pm StringOFperils:

I'll take a Kit-Kat, aw, gimme three...and then I would have been washing my hands by then anyway...
Avatar 1:02pm Rex:

One Twix down...47 to go...
  1:03pm David in London:

Hey Mariano. You’re right. I’ve failed on basic stranger danger training.
Yo Spod.
Avatar 1:03pm spodiodi:

what if i'm also in a van, mariano?
SOP, have 4, brotherman
Avatar 1:03pm spodiodi:

made with real milk choco
Avatar 1:04pm Rex:

To get candy, you have to share your best Halloween costume ever...
Avatar 1:04pm StringOFperils:

I think once those TWIX get thoroughly hard like glass, they can be used for tent pegs.
Avatar 1:04pm spodiodi:

my edward scissorhands seemed to go over well
Avatar 1:04pm Mailman Tom:

Simon Oakland! He was Kolchak's boss at the Chicago news bureau. They went together like ham and eggs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:05pm common:

Rex all
Avatar 1:05pm Hubig Pie:

Simon Oakland , your trusted voice for those suffering from mommy issues
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:06pm DjLorraine:

E X C I T I N G!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:08pm mariano:

I dunno. I hear that Twix Corp underpays its miners.
  1:08pm David in London:

Having grown up in 70s Britain, Halloween was not a thing here then, so I have no costume memories to share, good or bad. I did however star as a zombie in a very bad 80s student horror flick, so I’m saying that counts. It was appalling. In every sense of the word.

Common. Hubig. Yo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:08pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Afternoon, Rex & Fools!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:10pm DjLorraine:

I was Elvira with a pretty accurate wig.
Avatar 1:11pm Hubig Pie:

Greetings, Halloween deprived David
  1:12pm egould310:

Vodka and oj goes well with the tunes. Cheers to all you Fools. Hi from Seattle.
  1:13pm ami ad:

Hello DJ. Hello all. Baking some own made ziti,holler when in bed-stuy.
  1:13pm ami ad:

  1:14pm egould310:

Simon Oakland played A great character Vince St. Cloud on Rockford Files. Rockford Files is the best tv show; ever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:14pm mariano:

Could it be someone else's costume, Rex? I'm too lazy to disguise.

David: Same in Honduras when I was a kid, though some expat families celebrated. From the Honduran perspective, once a year the Americans dressed their children like monsters and went house to house asking for candy.
Avatar 1:16pm Rex:

Other people's costume will be honored...
  1:19pm David in London:

Egould310, I concur. As a kid, all I wanted for the future was a gold Firebird and an answering machine.
  1:21pm egould310:

@David in London keep that dream alive, baby.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:22pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Oh, in that case my friend Ed deserves mention for A) His ginormous full-body sock puppet complete with googly eyes, and B) His ginormous foam core Chinese food box complete with chopsticks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:22pm mariano:

Ok, here's one, though it's not from Halloween, just another night in the French Quarter: photos.app.goo.gl...
Avatar 1:24pm spodiodi:

Avatar 1:25pm spodiodi:

"The Echoes " !! love this song
Avatar 1:25pm Hubig Pie:

Is combobulated a thing ?
Avatar 1:25pm RevComX:

It wasn't Halloween, but I once attended a LebowskiFest dressed as the peed on rug.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:26pm dave wuz here:

hey it's that guy from the thing
Avatar 1:26pm spodiodi:

had to stop messing up my hair to let that out
  1:26pm David in London:

Mariano. You’re right, that is a truly terrifying costume. A pink velour hoodie, sheesh...
Avatar 1:26pm spodiodi:

slim ftw
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:26pm mariano:

David: Yeah, scared the bejabbers out of that poor demon :(
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:27pm coelacanth∅:

yeh that's a good'un spodi
mariano @114 i read that's where the phrase "ugly american" came from!
Avatar 1:27pm spodiodi:

just minding his own, mariano! the noive
  1:28pm Andres:

Afternoon Rex and all! Hopped Up High School Kids. Did they ever get a record deal?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:29pm coelacanth∅:

(i must just imagine that costume,alas)
  1:32pm egould310:

Beastiality cannibalistic exhibitionism... I’m exhausted just trying to picture it in my mind.
Avatar 1:33pm RevComX:

Rex is the king of cannibalistic rock 'n' roll!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:34pm mariano:

egould310: It's one of those things where word order is crucial, I think.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:34pm Greg from ZONE 5:

There's a laundry machine ad on the air right now that repurposes ODB's "Got Your Money."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:34pm DjLorraine:

Mariano, that picture did not disappoint! WOW
Avatar 1:36pm Mailman Tom:

The Exotic Ones
  1:37pm Sylvia's Mother:

Where's Jett?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:37pm Ken From Hyde Park:

The grain trucks on the old farm didn't have synchros, so I became well familiar with the double-clutch action.
  1:38pm David in London:

Hey Coela. No-brow greetings to you.
  1:39pm Choggie:

Rickety, rackety REX!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:41pm mariano:

DJLorraine: the freak fags fly high and proud here. ⚜️⚜️⚜️
  1:42pm pottybear:

Vern St. Cloud!!!! My favorite PI!!!
  1:44pm ?:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:44pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Hang on, I'm writing this down…
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:44pm Uncle Michael:

Yes, best loved and remembered as Vern St. Cloud. Absolutely.
  1:45pm egould310:

Down another vodka for Simon Oakland. Cheers to the dude. Forgot he was in Bullitt. Damn good film.
Avatar 1:50pm Hubig Pie:

He also diagnosed Norman Bates personality disorder
  1:52pm egould310:

Dig that guitar sound. And the coconut shells.
Avatar 1:53pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Do this get choclits ?? :
  1:55pm Choggie:

Mmmmmmm, poke chop
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:55pm Uncle Michael:

When I lived in Evanston in 1984, Big Bill was on at night.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:57pm Tommy in Neversink:

I'm making salmon cakes with black eyed peas as speak
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:57pm Tommy in Neversink:

  1:58pm phat:

This Trick Bag song is terrifying
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Hang on, I'm writing this down…
Avatar 1:58pm RevComX:

Dang. I missed that phone number
  1:59pm egould310:

Urba sex stimmler
  1:59pm Choggie:

Erba sex stimula
  1:59pm richard whig:

what's that number again?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:59pm Uncle Michael:

s-t-i-m-i-l-a, Greg
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:01pm coelacanth∅:

greetings David iL, back atcha!
  2:01pm Choggie:

The BEST of all the Sonny Boy Williamsonses
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:01pm coelacanth∅:

oh the better version!
  2:01pm Aric:

That one is my favorite radio jingle.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:03pm Handy Haversack:

Rex! Fools! I am back from the world. People out there are putting on Brows, and I don't like it. Glad to be back where I belong! David, Greg, coela, and others upthread: hey there!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:03pm coelacanth∅:

Choggie, maybe true, but he should've been ashamed of himself for appropriating it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:04pm common:

Did earl king write trick bag? Was this already discussed? Sorry. Drinking beer
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:05pm coelacanth∅:

hey Handy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:07pm tatters of jive and boogie-woogie∅:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:07pm Handy Haversack:

What's good, coela? Blue skies in Brooklyn today. Our apt. is completely in shadow from equinox to equinox. I was shocked that it was actually pleasant and not frigid when I went outside.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:08pm Handy Haversack:

Tatters of jive is the food that gets us through the winter.
Avatar 2:08pm RevComX:

  2:09pm ami ad:

mmm,brains. hello Handy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:12pm DjLorraine:

I think this Wed, 7SD, they are teaching the proper basics of twisting. (dance). Idk
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:13pm Handy Haversack:

Hey, ami!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:14pm tatters of jive and boogie-woogie∅:

same here Handy, basically. my old apartment had 2 windows but top floor on the top of a hill and i never even turned lights on during the day, year round. this one has lots of windows but it's cold even when it's 70º out.
it's nice when it's brutally hot out though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:15pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Hello all Fools in Paradise. Simon Oakland was a great foil in "Kolchak".
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:15pm tatters of jive and boogie-woogie∅:

but yes, beautiful here now too
  2:16pm David in London:

Handy, check your brow and your worries at the door.
Hey ami ad.
Avatar 2:20pm RevComX:

Rex...you know me so well...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:20pm luka:

KBBL i mean WFMU’s gonna give me something stupid!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:21pm Greg from ZONE 5:

@luka: Like a full-grown African elephant?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:22pm DjLorraine:

Or the Indian Elephant?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:23pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

My mom and I made a robot costume out of boxes. I won a prize! Where’s my KitKat?
  2:23pm ami ad:

@David in London:Hi. Watched a show about people from Manchester the other day,wild bunch.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:23pm Handy Haversack:

That wasn't part of the deal, Blackheart! It wasn't paaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrt!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:23pm Tommy in Neversink:

I consider myself a no-brow in good standing but that started to drive me crazy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:24pm mariano:

Hi ami!
  2:28pm egould310:

Heading out for brunch. Thanx Rex!
  2:28pm ami ad:

@mariano:Hello. Any new ice cream shops down by you?
  2:29pm lions n chips:

Rex can we talk about my friends mother who would be very known to the world of all brow Hollywood entrainments
  2:30pm chimps n lions:

A dedication thing while she's still I good shape
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:30pm mariano:

ami: Not any new ones lately, just the two that are dangerously nearby. Oh, I read that an ice-cream shop in Brooklyn has a flavor called Sweet Socialism, and I can't wait till Fox News gets wind of it ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:31pm JG:

Non Denino pizza night. Going to Bayonne to pick up an Al Santillo pie.
Avatar 2:31pm RevComX:

THE Christine Jorgensen??
  2:31pm David in London:

ami ad. Ha ha, yes, the wild Mancs. I lived there for five years. Great city, and a crazy time to be there.
Avatar 2:32pm Rex:

Lions n chips---Who is she?!?!?
  2:32pm David in London:

That crow sound effect should be on every record made by law.
Avatar 2:33pm Rex:

RevComX- Yep! That's her! I mean him...I mean her!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:33pm Handy Haversack:

The locals still refer to those years as "when things really went barmy," as I hear it, David.
  2:33pm ami ad:

@mariano:hehe,read that crap,it's in upper manhattan,not even in brooklyn,wha?
  2:34pm howler:

A Deb Stars of 1966
Avatar 2:35pm Rex:

JG- Isn't bring a pizza across state lines a violation of the Mann Act??
  2:35pm ami ad:

@David in London/all:ever watched people just do nothing?
  2:36pm David in London:

My presence undoubtedly provided the trigger effect Handy.
  2:36pm Andres:

Mariano: What does Sweet Socialism taste like? Either a weak Soviet tea without enough sugar. Or a Canadian chain store coffee with tons of cream and sweetened with maple syrup.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:37pm JG:

@Rex , Santillo's has got a pie worth breaking federal law for. And I misspoke , It's not in Bayonne its in Elizabeth. Had my bridges mixed up. Right over the Goethels
  2:37pm animals wild:

  2:38pm Andres:

Also, was tuning in while on a walk with the dog and caught a snippet of a phone conversation - "Is that because she's losing control?". Seemed appropriate in the context of the show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:40pm JG:

And Rex, I may just eat it it in Elizabeth at the Pass Time Tavern instead of defying the interstate pizza law. No tables at Al's but the Tavern will let ya eat yer pizza there
Avatar 2:40pm Hubig Pie:

Trick Bag, penned by Earl King
He's a king
He's an earl
why is this man not president ?
  2:41pm ami ad:

@mariano/Andres:sweet socialism (V)

The African island of Madagascar provides us with this single-estate dark chocolate. The result is a decadent, rich sorbet often mistaken for ice cream because of its creamy, milky texture.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:42pm mariano:

Andres: lol! I think it might taste like blåbärsglass.
  2:43pm kpx:

@SCL@2:23, if you like mint then ask Rex for the mint + dark chocolate kit Kat.
  2:43pm David in London:

Ami ad. I worked in the British Civil Service once, so yes I certainly have watched people doing nothing. People there were skilled professionals at it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:44pm Handy Haversack:

Hubig, there oughta be a law!
  2:44pm ami ad:

@mariano:It's not even ice cream.......hehe. sorry,the vodka is kicking in.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:45pm Ken From Hyde Park:

All brows at attention!
Avatar 2:46pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

I think a "no brow" is no longer something new at this point.
Avatar 2:46pm spodiodi:

my costume had my brows covered in liquid latex -- a no-brow, for sure
Avatar 2:46pm spodiodi:

hoping that scores me an extra kitkat
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:47pm Handy Haversack:

No brows also have memory problems, Todd.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:47pm DjLorraine:

Kit Kat brow
Avatar 2:47pm spodiodi:

plus, rain in the eyes
  2:48pm ami ad:

@David in London:Yes of course,gov jobs. Hehe,I meant the tv show,about Kurupt FM.
  2:49pm ami ad:

the girls phis ed teacher in high school told me i have green brows.
Avatar 2:49pm spodiodi:

kinda like this, DJLorraine? external-content.duckduckgo.com...
  2:50pm Andres:

ami + mariano: I am having trouble choosing between the two.
  2:51pm kpx:

@ami ad: is that the vodka and apple cider vinegar drink that you recommended to clear the throat, or something like that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:51pm mariano:

I'm holding out for Sweet Social Democracy.
Avatar 2:51pm StringOFperils:

No-Brows make great coasters.
  2:52pm ami ad:

@kpx:nah,that's the healthy shot. Got some vodka san pellegrino going on today. Limon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:53pm tatters of jive and boogie-woogie∅:

good question Hubig
  2:53pm ami ad:

@mariano:yea,i'm behind you in line.
Avatar 2:54pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Bobby No Hair from Delaware!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:54pm DjLorraine:

@spodiodi.. yezzz
Avatar 2:55pm spodiodi:

*thumbs up*
  2:55pm Brez:

Thanks, Rex, I needed that!
  2:55pm David in London:

Ami ad. No, not seen it. Any good?
  2:56pm ami ad:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:56pm tatters of jive and boogie-woogie∅:

when it rains the inside of my glasses get wet. i think my brows need fertilizer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:56pm Handy Haversack:

Nice, ami. I'm about to crack open a bottle of good cider.

Rex, thanks for the calming and dumbing tunes! I am much collected.

Be well, Fools! See some of you in the clubhouse-o-phonic, I'm sure. Or next week in Paradise.
  2:56pm David in London:

Thanks Rex. I can bash my head against the wall for the rest of the night with equanimity now.
Later Groovers.
Avatar 2:56pm RevComX:

Thanks Rex...you have liberated many cells from my brain!
  2:57pm ami ad:

Thank you DJ,Crew. Wouldn't be drinking without you.
  2:57pm Andres:

Todd: Who is this Bobby No Hair from Delaware? Search engine refers me to Millie Bobby Brown which seems wrong.
Avatar 2:57pm spodiodi:

thanx, Rex!
thanks, Ruth!
cheerio, all brows!
  2:57pm kpx:

all right everyone you know the drill remain where you are until Rex is gone
Avatar 2:57pm Rex:

Thanks for lending your lobes! Until next week!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm mariano:

Thank you Rex and Crew, bye all!
Avatar 2:57pm StringOFperils:

Thanks, Rex!
Avatar 2:57pm Hubig Pie:

Earl King's Jazz Fest appearances were always proceeded by an announcer doing that president shtick
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Thanks, Rex! As always, I feel dumber than I did 2 hours ago.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm radioronan:

Thanks Rex.. Thanks skeletons.. until next time..keep wigglin'
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm tatters of jive and boogie-woogie∅:

i'm not interested in a sweet socialism ice cream; but if they've got a sweet soviet pie i'd like to taste it.
  2:58pm Andres:

Thank you, Rex!!! See ya, fools!
  2:59pm ami ad:

i dumb,there for i ami.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:59pm mariano:

Yay Ruth!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:00pm tatters of jive and boogie-woogie∅:

Thanks Rex
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