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Artist Track Album Label Approx. start time
The Troggs  Hip Hip Hooray   Options 7"  Fontana  0:00:00 ()
The Li'l Band o' Gold  Hold On Tight   Options The Promised Land: a Swamp Pop Journey  Room 609  0:02:25 ()
Supersnazz  Happy   Options Sweat Box  Loft  0:05:36 ()
The Rolling Stones  I'm Free   Options December's Children (And Everybody's)  London  0:07:49 ()
Canadian VIPs  I Know   Options Shout! Northwest Killers 1964-65  Norton  0:10:28 ()
The Beatles  Hippy Hippy Shake   Options On Air - Live at the BBC Vol 2  Apple/Capitol  0:12:33 ()
The Devils  Devil Dance   Options Party Party Party: 34 Raw, Ruthless And Rugged Sixties Garage Rockers  Arf! Arf!  0:14:47 ()
The Velvet Underground  The Gift (Live at the Gymnasium)   Options White Light / White Heat (45th Anniversary Edition)  Polydor  0:17:07 ()
Etta James  I Got You Babe   Options The Fame Studios Story 1961-1973  Ace  0:32:11 ()
Dyke & the Blazers  Broadway Combination   Options Funky Broadway:The Very Best Of Dyke & The Blazers  Collectables   0:34:46 ()
Bob Marley & The Wailers  Soul Almighty   Options All The Hits  Rohit  0:37:26 ()
Lynn Taitt & the Jets  Puppet On A String   Options Trojan Sixties Box Set  Trojan  0:40:54 ()
James & Bobby Purify  I'm Your Puppet   Options Shake a Tail Feather: Best of James & Bobby Purify  Sundazed  0:43:51 ()
? And The Mysterians  Hangin' On A String   Options The Best of ? and the Mysterians: Cameo Parkway 1966-1967  Abkco  0:46:39 ()
Gino Washington  Puppet On A String   Options Love Bandit  Norton  0:48:43 ()
John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman  Lush Life   Options John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman  Impulse!  0:51:28 ()
Sun Ra  Days Of Wine And Roses   Options Blue Delight  A&M  0:57:02 ()
Jonathan Greer  Gospel Train   Options I Heard The Angels Singing: Electrifying Black Gospel From The Nashboro Label 1951-1983  Tompkins Square  1:06:42 ()
H-Bomb Ferguson & His Mad Lads  No Sackie Sack   Options Stompin' Volume Five  Stompin'  1:08:23 ()
Sheriff & The Ravels  Shombalor   Options 7"  Vee Jay  1:10:43 ()
Otis Redding  Hey Hey Baby   Options 7"  Volt  1:12:57 ()
A. Tousan  Whirlaway   Options 7"  RCA Victor  1:15:22 ()
Elvis Presley  Hard Knocks   Options Roustabout (sdtk)  RCA Victor  1:17:40 ()
Tennessee Ernie Ford & Kay Starr  Ain't Nobody's Business But My Own   Options Oxford American Southern Music CD No. 15: Tennessee    1:19:22 ()
Hank Williams  Wait For The Light To Shine   Options The Complete Hank Williams  Mercury  1:21:57 ()
The Balfa Brothers  Family Waltz   Options The Balfa Brothers Play Traditional Cajun Music, Volume 1 And 2  Swallow  1:24:38 ()
Sir Douglas Quintet  I'm Glad For Your Sake (But Sorry For Mine)   Options Honkey Blues  Acadia/Evangeline  1:27:38 ()
John Lee Hooker  Jesse James   Options Alone  Fat Possum  1:34:06 ()
Ali Farka Touré   Ledi Coumbe   Options Savane  World Circuit  1:38:35 ()
Lightnin' Slim  Somebody Knockin'   Options 7"  Excello  1:41:34 ()
Syl Johnson  She's Alright   Options Complete Mythology  Numero Group  1:44:42 ()
Sam Cooke  Lost And Lookin'   Options Night Beat  Legacy / RCA  1:47:21 ()
Muddy Waters  Honey Bee   Options Chess Masters  Chess  1:49:38 ()
Willie Brown  M & O Blues   Options Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues: The World of Charley Patton (box set)  Revenant  1:52:48 ()
Mose Allison  You Call It Joggin'   Options Allison Wonderland: The Mose Allison Anthology  Rhino/Atlantic  1:56:13 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Thu. 3/13/14 2:01pm Amanda:

I am listening to this unbearable dreck
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:02pm Brian in UK:

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/13/14 2:03pm MattBelow:

Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:04pm Matt F:

Hip Hip Huzzah to all y'all!
Avatar    Thu. 3/13/14 2:04pm listener james from westwood:

Howdy, all!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:05pm Uncle Michael:

Bone temps roll!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:06pm Uncle Michael:

I know so many people for whom the Wilburrys were the pinnacle of rock cullture.
Avatar    Thu. 3/13/14 2:09pm listener james from westwood:

I worked with a guy whose last name was Bontemps. Ironically, he was always glum.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:10pm Matt F:

Recently had the "what if he had lived" convo about Buddy Holly with Dave the Spazz. topics: would he have had a mustache? would he have been in the traveling wilburys?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:11pm Uncle Michael:

I have a friend that's sure James Dean would have appeared on The Love Boat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:12pm Holly in NC:

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/13/14 2:12pm MattBelow:

Part of me feels Buddy would've went the way of Johnny Burnette. But I could be wrong! The other part that he could've had a career like the Everly's and championed by the Brits and Sunset Strip scenes.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:12pm glenn:

buddy holly would have been jimi hendrix before jimi hendrix. or something.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:13pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:13pm Ted Barron:

What, are you playing alphabetical today?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:13pm Brian in UK:

Is this Fifty years old?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:14pm Uncle Michael:

I think Matt's got us covered.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:14pm Matt F:

Whoa! I just noticed that Ted! I swear I'm not using a computer...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:15pm Uncle Michael:

Matt, congratulations on remembering all the words, Sunday night.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:16pm Matt F:

Here's one that doesn't start with H or I.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:16pm Brian in UK:

Avatar    Thu. 3/13/14 2:16pm listener james from westwood:

Eastern PA getting some love here.
  Thu. 3/13/14 2:17pm Andy S.:

It's Lightnin' Slim's birthday (born 1913). Howsabout a tune in his memory?
Avatar    Thu. 3/13/14 2:17pm listener james from westwood:

Though not Easton, PA.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/13/14 2:17pm MattBelow:

Can the next one start with a Z?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:17pm Holly in NC:

Alternate universe thought - any way that Buddy would have ended up playing *for* Waylon?
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:17pm glenn:

he's lightnin' VERY slim by now.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:18pm Matt F:

Whoa! Andy, I didn't know that but I just happen to have a Lightnin' Slim record picked out for today's show! Probly in the last set.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:19pm Matt F:

Another theory is that Buddy would have been Doug Sahm before Doug Sahm.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:22pm Uncle Michael:

A live version of The Gift kind of blows my tiny mind.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:23pm Holly in NC:

Oh man, I can't imagine anyone outDouging Doug Sahm.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:24pm Uncle Michael:

Buddy might have spent the '60s making records with Billy Sherrill.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:26pm Uncle Michael:

Chet Atkins might have gotten his mitts on him too.
  Thu. 3/13/14 2:27pm drr:

Is this "The Gift" strictly instrumental, or am I short a speaker?
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:29pm northguineahills:

Whoops, fell through the roof. I guess I'm stuck on the GTDS stream (stream automatically switched).
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:30pm Holly in NC:

Egads, Billy Sherrill. Soo much to answer for. Damn strings (shudder)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:33pm Uncle Michael:

It's Candi Staton's birthday today....just sayin'...
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:34pm Matt F:

drr- speakers are fine. No Child's Xmas in Wales-style narration on that version.
  Thu. 3/13/14 2:37pm drr:

Little known fact, "The Gift" was called "The Hobbit" before the Tolkien estate intervened. It was composed for a Pickwick-produced educational filmstrip.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:37pm Holly in NC:

Mike Stoller's b-day also
  Thu. 3/13/14 2:38pm Doug Schulkind:

Let a woman be a woman and let a man be a Fivash.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/13/14 2:40pm Stanley:

I'm late. Caught out by the DST thang.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:40pm Matt F:

drr- the lou reed at pickwick stories just get weirder and weirder, don't they?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:41pm Holly in NC:

March 13th: On this Day (select)

1960, Johnny Preston was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Running Bear', also No.1 in the US.

1965, Eric Clapton quit The Yardbirds due to musical differences with the other band members.

1966, Rod Stewart left the British blues band Steampacket to work as a solo artist.

1966, Pink Floyd appeared for the first time at The Marquee in Wardour Street, London, England.

1977, Iggy Pop and David Bowie kicked off a North American tour at Le Plateau Theatre, Montreal, Canada with Blondie as the opening act.

2006, The Sex Pistols refused to attend their own induction into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. . Blondie, Herb Alpert and Black Sabbath were all inducted but the Pistols posted a handwritten note on their website, calling the institution "urine in wine", adding "We're not your monkeys, we're not coming. You're not paying attention".
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:42pm Uncle Michael:

Bless them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:42pm Brian in UK:

Hey Eurovision Song Contest 1967 Sandie Shaw.
  Thu. 3/13/14 2:43pm drr:

You know, I'm not waiting for that Johnny Preston revival.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:43pm Matt F:

Brian- couldn't stomach the Sandie Shaw version today, so I went with this for my soon-to-be-revealed gimmick...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:44pm Holly in NC:

I used to play Running Bear over & over late night at the local Waffle House.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:45pm Brian in UK:

Matt you sure made the right choice.
Her gimmick was singing without shoes. Did not work.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:45pm Matt F:

George Jones does a great Running Bear.
  Thu. 3/13/14 2:46pm Doug Schulkind:

Penn and Oldham magnificence!
  Thu. 3/13/14 2:47pm drr:

Matt: that's nothing! The one that gets me is how Reed and Cale hired LaMonte Young to do some arranging, just as a favor, not even a real recording date, but the lead sheets survived and were the basis for the Trammps' "Disco Inferno".
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:48pm Matt F:

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/13/14 2:48pm MattBelow:

Surreal groupings! First the alphabet...now this!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:50pm Holly in NC:

@drr - that may be the best odd factoid I've ever heard. Thank you!
Avatar    Thu. 3/13/14 2:51pm fleep:

Who's Afraid of Matt Fiveash
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:51pm still b/p:

We want Topo Gigio singing Funiculi Funicula!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:53pm Brian in UK:

Monica may not have a programme right now but the memory lingers on.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:54pm Matt F:

Sorry, no room for Topo Gigio or anything from the highly sought after Sesame Street record label today.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:54pm Monica:

ahhhh, johnny hartmann.... now yer talkin', matt!! lovin' today's show, à toujours. saw johnny hartmann perform back in chicago circa '77 or so.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:55pm Matt F:

Muppet On A String?
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:55pm Matt F:

Hey Mo!
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:56pm Monica:

yo, brian in uk!
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 2:57pm Matt F:

Brian, thanx for conjuring Monica!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 2:58pm Holly in NC:

Brian, that was impressive! Hi Monica!
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 3:01pm Monica:

yo, holly and "all y'all," as matt said!
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 3:02pm still b/p:

Never heard this Wine and Roses version, man. It musta been out in the greenhouse in the fourth pot, third table, fifth row.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 3:04pm Uncle Michael:

There's a string on my thing. I can do my thing underwater.
  Thu. 3/13/14 3:10pm Hackensack Slim:

Rock H-Bomb Rock.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 3:12pm Matt F:

Hackensack don't want no sackie sack!
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 3:12pm still b/p:

Sheriff sounds like he's auctioning off some kinda somethin'.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 3:13pm Matt F:

One of the items is catfish knees, that much i know.
Avatar    Thu. 3/13/14 3:16pm listener james from westwood:

Buyer might be some time a waitin' for delivery on those.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 3:18pm Holly in NC:

Have y'all seen the currently viral tortoise sex video? It may actually be considered pornographic by some, & I dare say it's likely nsfw. The ending is just....

Avatar    Thu. 3/13/14 3:19pm fleep:

Catfish knee is a condition, much like flounder foot.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 3:21pm glenn:

speedy and jimmy playing behind kay and ernie?
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 3:22pm Matt F:

glenn- i would guess so.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 3:22pm glenn:

sure sounds like it.
Avatar    Thu. 3/13/14 3:22pm fleep:

@Holly Thanks for the clip, now I have to take very slow cold shower.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 3:23pm Doug Schulkind:

I think I slept with my Complete Hank box for the first few weeks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 3:26pm Uncle Michael:

Oddly, those tortoises are named Speedy and Jimmy.
  Thu. 3/13/14 3:29pm A Phlebotomist Writes:

Apple released this Cajun record around 1969.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 3:29pm Holly in NC:

@UM - Seriously?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 3:30pm Holly in NC:

Doug Sahm :-)
Avatar    Thu. 3/13/14 3:31pm listener james from westwood:

OMG, nearly blacked out laughing at the tortoises....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 3:33pm Uncle Michael:

No, Holly. Not seriously.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 3:37pm Matt F:

JLH explains the top-down power structure.
  Thu. 3/13/14 3:38pm Hackensack Slim:

How How How How
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 3:38pm Holly in NC:

@UM - I am rather gullible. Thank you for not leading me on!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 3:43pm Uncle Michael:

You're welcome.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 3:47pm Parq:

Great show as always. Nice to see Uncle Michael here, too. I tried to "tune" in his show at noon. Can you tell I want this week over with?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 3:48pm Uncle Michael:

Parq...please try again tomorrow! And thank you!

And thanks for a really excellent show today, Matt.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 3:48pm Doug Schulkind:

Thank God It's Thurdsay!
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 3:48pm glenn:

oh jeeez. turtle porn.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 3:49pm Holly in NC:

Oh, favorite Sam Cooke. Thank you, Matt!
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 3:50pm northguineahills:

Thanks Matt, Good tunes!
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 3:50pm kat330:

Gorrrrgeous, Sam Cooke! I add my thanks to Holly's.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 3:50pm Parq:

Right you are, Doug. It could still be Tuesday. (Of course, if it was, I'd at least have your show to look forward to, and Kaminksy's.)
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 3:52pm Doug Schulkind:

Kaminsky's show this week was stunning. From metal to Lou Harrison to carnatic raga. Wowza!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 3:56pm Holly in NC:

THIS just popped up in my email:

DUKEPARK] Missing Hipster Poodle boy....
To DUKEPARK@yahoogroups.com
Today at 3:43 PM

My black and white poodle boy Algonquin has somehow gotten away and is (hopefully) roaming the neighborhood. If you've seen him (he's a small black and white poodle with a mohawk and a goatee) please (PLEASE PLEASE!) email us to come and get him or return him to us at 2604 N. Roxboro Street. He just had dental surgery on Wednesday and still needs his antibiotics and pain killers.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 3:58pm kat330:

A hipster neighborhood you live in, indeed, Holly.
Avatar    Thu. 3/13/14 3:58pm listener james from westwood:

The first (and third) strips in this cartoon go with Holly's video. (Mildly NSFW) www.harkavagrant.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/13/14 3:58pm Stanley:

Well that was good. Wonder what's next.
Bye all.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 3:58pm Doug Schulkind:

@Holly in NC
I'll send Luna out on a search. Being hopped up on antibiotics and painkillers, she can personally relate.
Avatar    Thu. 3/13/14 3:58pm fleep:

Thanks, Matt!
Avatar    Thu. 3/13/14 3:59pm listener james from westwood:

Correction: First, second, and third.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/13/14 3:59pm Uncle Michael:

I'm stickin' to goofballs.
  Thu. 3/13/14 3:59pm Hackensack Slim:

@Doug Schulkind Doug you'd better get yourself checked. I'm sure tons of people have slept with that Hank Box. All kidding aside, I remember, years ago franticaly searching for "On the Banks of the Old Pontchrtrain" after hearing it on your show. Along with a great stranded in New Orleans story.
Avatar    Thu. 3/13/14 4:00pm listener james from westwood:

Thanks a ton, Matt!
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 4:01pm Doug Schulkind:

@Hackensack Slim
Oh wow! You remember my "broke down on the Ponchartrain Spillway" story. Best nightmare I ever lived.
Avatar Thu. 3/13/14 4:01pm Matt F:

Thank you pals!
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