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May 4, 2013
Options May 4, 2013 The John Fiedler Memorial Playlist
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Artist Track Label Comments Approx. start time
Link Wray and the Ray Men  Options Dueces Wild   Swan  Think Link!  0:00:00 )  
The Bounty Hunters  Options Echo Express   Huron    0:04:53 )  
The Uniques  Options Sabby   Gone    0:06:59 )  
Dick Dewayne Combo  Options Witchcraft   Adona    0:08:54 )  
Johnny Rebb and the Rebels  Options Rock On   Bullseye    0:13:33 )  
Ray Smith  Options You Made A Hit   Sun    0:15:57 )  
Dinky Harris and The Spades  Options She Left Me Crying   Fad    0:18:21 )  
Jesse James  Options South's Gonna Rise Again   Kent    0:20:24 )  
Bob and Ray  Options Shorty Shorty   Nasco    0:22:18 )  
Ric Cartey  Options Born To Love One Woman   RCA Victor    0:25:25 )  
Your Ole Hillbilly Buddy Dave Farley  Options Flat Top   WJOL-WMRO    0:26:32 )  
Dr Ross  Options Taylor Mae   Jazzman 45    0:34:12 )  
Little Walter  Options Back Track   Checker    0:36:13 )  
Chris Kenner  Options Will You Be Mine   Imperial    0:39:05 )  
Chuck WIley  Options Come Back Baby   MusiCenter    0:41:08 )  
Joe Houston  Options Hush Your Mouth   Combo    0:43:19 )  
Red Rose Tea Ad  Options as heard on the Zeke Jackson Show   Gink    0:45:34 )  
Dennis Binder  Options Early Times   Modern    0:47:51 )  
Joe and Ursula  Options The Good Book   Imperial    0:50:20 )  
The Lamplighters  Options Ride Jockey Ride   Federal    0:57:26 )  
Don & Dewey  Options Miss Sue   Shade    0:59:56 )  
The Scotchtones  Options Sake Wa Dukie   Rustone    1:02:30 )  
5 Swans  Options Lil Tipa-Tina   Music City    1:04:36 )  
The Harptones  Options Gimme Some   Andrea    1:06:42 )  
Butterballs  Options Butterball   Times Square    1:08:42 )  
Wayne Cochran  Options Wrong Number - Wrong Gal   King    1:16:58 )  
Jan & Dean  Options Schlock Rod (Part 1)   Liberty    1:18:26 )  
Buddy Sharpe and The Shakers  Options Bald Headed Baby   Fee Bee    1:21:23 )  
Gene Walker  Options I Go Ape   no label    1:23:48 )  
The Mysterians  Options Wild Man   Zordan    1:27:27 )  
Paul Chaplain and his Emeralds  Options Nicotine   Harper    1:29:41 )  
James Luke and The Prophets  Options Hot Pastromi   Capitol City    1:31:36 )  
Cody Brennan & The Temptations  Options Ruby Baby   Swan    1:33:19 )  
The Jet Streams  Options Who Me?   Decca    1:35:29 )  
L.C. Cooke  Options Do You Wanna Dance (Yea Man)   Destination    1:42:51 )  
The Rollers  Options Troubles   Bel-Star    1:46:51 )  
Doodie Woo  Options Certainly I Do!   Aura    1:47:37 )  
Benny Spellman  Options 10-4 Calling All Cars   Bandy    1:49:28 )  
The Jets  Options Soul Dinner   Arrow    1:55:55 )  
The Five Dreams  Options Up All Night Long   Mercury    1:57:34 )  

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/4/13 1:03pm Green Mountain Man Mark:

yes, yup
  Sat. 5/4/13 1:05pm SeanG:

Think Link
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 5/4/13 1:06pm Greg from Bloomfield:

Afternoon, Fools! It's getting so I expect every Memorial Playlister to have been on the Twilight Zone. John was in "Night of the Meek" with Art Carney!
  Sat. 5/4/13 1:12pm mark in toronto:

loved john fiedler on the Bob Newhart Show
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/4/13 1:14pm Green Mountain Man Mark:

was he in Fiedler on the Roof?
Avatar Sat. 5/4/13 1:21pm G:

no, he was Arthur Fiedler's more talented cousin.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 5/4/13 1:29pm Greg from Bloomfield:

I can't even imagine the elation one would feel digging through records and seeing a label that says "Flat Top" by "Your Ole Hillbilly Buddy Dave Farley."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/4/13 1:41pm Chris in TX via RI:

Twilight Zone is now on Netflix. As is Alfred Hitchcock. Pretty awesome.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 5/4/13 1:50pm Greg from Bloomfield:

Agreed. If you haven't seen "A Game Of Pool" 150 times, then you really haven't seen it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/4/13 1:56pm Chris in TX via RI:

It's sad that those things have disappeared from culture. I'm 29 and I had a younger friend over here one day and he had no clue what The Twilight Zone was or who Alfred Hitchcock was. And he probably couldn't identify most of the records on my shelf.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/4/13 1:57pm Green Mountain Man Mark:

Did Fiedler put on that high pitched voice or was he naturally voiced that way?
Avatar    Sat. 5/4/13 2:06pm Andy in Berlin:

He seems to have made a nice career playing Piglet in various Pooh movies.
Avatar    Sat. 5/4/13 2:07pm Andy in Berlin:

...a Sterling Holloway for a new generation
Avatar Sat. 5/4/13 2:09pm Tony in Durham NC:

There's a Twilight Zone Marathon every year on sci-fi beginning at midnite new year's eve...what a way to start the year!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/4/13 2:10pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Enough with the John Fiedler trivia, who can i.d. the frog?
Avatar Sat. 5/4/13 2:10pm Tony in Durham NC:

Just got my LITTLE GREEN MEN CD a while ago! It's a party favorite here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/4/13 2:11pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Re: Little Green Men: I just saw the dude on the cover riding the L train an hour ago.
  Sat. 5/4/13 2:11pm Jim F:

Geez, it's the Treniers' _Hadacol_ innit?
Avatar Sat. 5/4/13 2:13pm Tony in Durham NC:

Hey Mistah Rex, got any Derby Day tunes?
Avatar Sat. 5/4/13 2:14pm Tony in Durham NC:

Oh snap! You just played one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 5/4/13 2:14pm Greg from Bloomfield:

@Tony: 4th of July Marathon too!
Avatar Sat. 5/4/13 2:15pm Tony in Durham NC:

Now I wanna know who played Mr. Ed. Howzat for a theme?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/4/13 2:20pm Green Mountain Man Mark:

for some reason this Schlock Rod makes me think or The Dead Milkmen and Bitchen Camero.
Avatar    Sat. 5/4/13 2:21pm Andy in Berlin:

I used to have this Jan and Dean record! Haven't heard it in decades!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/4/13 2:24pm Green Mountain Man Mark:

aya mustafa bin loaded
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 5/4/13 2:37pm Greg from Bloomfield:

Rex, have you ever done an all Cha-Cha comp for a premium? If not, can I put in a request?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/4/13 2:37pm Juke Joint Jonny:

"Not you, crum bum." Crum bum was the favorite epithet of the great saloon keeper Toots Shor, for those who care!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/4/13 2:39pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Ooo, good one, Greg! Cha-cha preem would be hot!
Avatar Sat. 5/4/13 2:48pm Tony in Durham NC:

Did someone say "cha-cha"? Honey, put on yer cha-cha heels!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/4/13 2:58pm Mike East:

great show, as always, Rex!
Avatar Sat. 5/4/13 2:59pm Tony in Durham NC:

I've always wanted to say "Elvis has left the...planet!"
  Sat. 5/4/13 3:08pm Nate:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/4/13 3:22pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- Afternoon: Sneakin' in on a workbreak...
  Sat. 5/4/13 3:26pm Irene:

Sorry to say, Laura-- Bob Brozman was a suicide. very sad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/4/13 3:29pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- Condolences to Brozman fans.
...Ironically - doesn't appear the ThriftShop Playlist/Comments is Open - ??
- But I am in fact working @ a ThriftStore - & must now resume doing so...
  Sun. 5/5/13 9:08am PeteinArlington:

Of course we can't forget John Fiedler's star turn as an incarnation of Jack the Ripper on some planet in the Star Trek episode"Wolf in the Fold" http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_r7BRFUMcYPI/S3ylWQzF7rI/AAAAAAAAA4Q/kk7Rzbg9iDs/s400/wolf2.JPG
  Sat. 5/11/13 12:48am matt:

im thinkin loggins and messina took a big bite off of that 'miss sue' tune...
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