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August 30, 2014
Options August 30, 2014 The Joseph Mitchell Memorial Playlist
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Artist Track Label Comments Approx. start time
The Twisters (The Original)  Options Speed Limit   Felco    0:00:00 MP3 | )  
Mike Deasy  Options Teen Talk - (Part 1)   Jan Lar    0:05:40 MP3 | )  
The Impacts  Options Speed Zone   Anderson    0:06:19 MP3 | )  
Bobby James & The Dristells  Options Let's Go   Lant    0:08:39 MP3 | )  
Warren Smith  Options I've Got Love If You Want It   Sun    0:14:45 MP3 | )  
Jim Johnston and The Starlighters  Options Mean Woman Blues   Midwest    0:15:31 MP3 | )  
Gene Davis  Options Curfew   R-Dell    0:19:07 MP3 | )  
Sonny Burgess  Options Sadie's Back In Town   Phillips    0:19:30 MP3 | )  
Jimmy Lee and Wayne Walker  Options Love Me   Chess    0:21:29 MP3 | )  
Denver Duke and Jeffrey Null  Options Rock and Roll Blues   Mercury    0:25:15 MP3 | )  
Jimmie Skinner  Options One Dead Man Ago   Mercury    0:26:19 MP3 | )  
Lloyd "Fatman"  Options Good Gracious   Okeh    0:34:56 MP3 | )  
Lloyd Price  Options The Chicken and the Bop   KRC    0:36:25 MP3 | )  
Jimmy Liggins  Options I Ain't Drunk   Aladdin    0:36:56 MP3 | )  
Chuck Higgins and the Mellotones  Options Real Gone Hound Dog   Combo    0:39:47 MP3 | )  
Screamin' Jay Hawkins  Options Not Anymore   Apollo    0:41:45 MP3 | )  
Gone All Stars feat. Buddy Lucas  Options The Gee Gee Walk   Gone    0:44:35 MP3 | )  
The Relations  Options Crowd With The Phony Tattoo   Zell's    0:49:53 MP3 | )  
The Spaniels  Options Great Googley Moo   Vee-Jay    0:51:32 MP3 | )  
The Paramounts  Options Thunderbird Baby   Combo    0:53:59 MP3 | )  
The Mariners  Options Zindy Lou   Cadence    0:56:35 MP3 | )  
The Quarter Notes  Options The Interview   RCA Victor  Here's a great big hunk of "more"...  0:59:04 MP3 | )  
The Barons  Options If You Want A Little Lovin'   Key    1:01:25 MP3 | )  
The Del Knights  Options Compensation   United Artists    1:03:50 MP3 | )  
The Four Sparks  Options Kim   Cathay    1:13:12 MP3 | )  
The Shades with Gerry Hamel  Options Walkin' Wanda   Maypole    1:13:46 MP3 | )  
The Fugitives  Options Come On And Clap   Trend    1:15:31 MP3 | )  
The Original Soundtracks  Options Fooba-Wooba John   Lawn    1:18:09 MP3 | )  
Jody Daniel  Options At The Go Go   N-Joy    1:19:07 MP3 | )  
Silky & The Shantungs  Options He's A Fink   Musicor    1:25:37 MP3 | )  
Jerry and the Continentals  Options I've Had It   Night Owl    1:27:25 MP3 | )  
Buddy Bow  Options Twisting In The Jungle   Palette    1:31:37 MP3 | )  
Joe Cota  Options Creep-A-Con Rock   Locket    1:32:33 MP3 | )  
The Notions  Options Yea Yea   Travel    1:34:35 MP3 | )  
L.C. Cooke  Options Do You Wanna Dance (Yea Man)   Destination    1:41:43 MP3 | )  
Alvin Howard & the Starliners  Options Work Baby   Jet Stream    1:44:14 MP3 | )  
Billy Wright  Options Wind It Up   Chris    1:47:07 MP3 | )  
The Pitter Pats  Options It Do Me Good Pt. 1   Instant    1:51:03 MP3 | )  
Little Bob and The Lollipops  Options Twisting Home   Decca    1:55:05 MP3 | )  
Joe Melvin  Options Friends In Show Business   Jet Stream    1:57:45 MP3 | )  

Listener comments!

Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 1:06pm bobdoesthings:

and I thought working a Saturday was gonna be a drag.. hey Rex!
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 1:08pm kyle a.:

ahoy, rex! fellow fools!
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 1:09pm Joe non Papa:

"Up in the Old Hotel" is my favorite NYC book. Sloppy Louie's was still in business until about the mid 1990's.
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 1:11pm fred:

@bobdoesthings: If there's nobody around, you can crank it up and let it there for Keili's show.
  Sat. 8/30/14 1:13pm Retardo:

Bobby James "Lets Go", as in lets go find a note that won't be off key by the Sax player,
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 1:14pm bobdoesthings:

@fred - can't do that. but I got my 'cans' as they say at a adequately loud volume.
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 1:15pm Whooda:

Hey Rex! First time in months listening live. Your show is always my first stop in the archives each week.
  Sat. 8/30/14 1:26pm rw:

What's an acceptable time to crack a beer on a Labor Day weekend? It's 10:30 AM here
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 1:28pm bobdoesthings:

@rw - you're good then.
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 1:29pm Whooda:

Hey buddy what's the time? "Oh it's about four dead men past a slaughter."
  Sat. 8/30/14 1:29pm rw:

Hey Rex! Doing yardwork and listening to your show. Perfect Saturday morning!
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 1:31pm Tony in Durham NC:

Time to turn on the backyard speakers and hip my neighbors to the news...Fool's Paradise news, that is.
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 1:32pm Mailman Tom:

My New York City. Where did it go ?
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 1:32pm justinline:

Rex, your show makes my Saturday "Saturday." Love waking up to it here in Los Angeles, though during the show I feel like I'm back in NJ.
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 1:33pm fred:

@rw: when you feel like it seems about right
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 1:34pm ChrisB.:

Joseph Mitchell's daughter lives in our town. She is a lovely person.
  Sat. 8/30/14 1:38pm rw:

@fred. Whew. Thanks, man. I'm going for it.
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 1:39pm Santos L Halper:

Alright, the Human Tornado himself! That's quite an endorsement Rex. Who can disagree with Dolemite? Not i...
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 1:44pm fred:

@rw: You're welcome. If sobriety is on the list of Fools' values, I haven't made it to that page
  Sat. 8/30/14 1:54pm rw:

Ahhhh... Now it's really the perfect Saturday. Have a good one Fred, Rex, and all of y'all Faithful!!
  Sat. 8/30/14 2:00pm Hootervillain:

Anyone interested in sampling J. Mitchell's yarn spinning can do so here...

http://books.google.com/books?id=DYa1u1C8ICEC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 2:00pm common:

hello rex and everyone. good saturday to yoos.
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 2:11pm fred:

@rw: enjoy, but please don't drink and drive. I made my choice, haven't touched a steering wheel in 20 years. And I swear I haven't had even a sip of alcohol in the past 20 seconds
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 2:12pm bobdoesthings:

At South and Fulton is the “old hotel” that the New Yorker’s Joseph Mitchell wrote about in the 1950s.

Sloppy Louie’s, which closed in 1998 when owner Joe Morino retired, occupied the ground floor of this building on the NE corner of South and Fulton. Like the majority of the older buildings in the market district, it is made of hand-molded Hudson River brick. It has an ornamental tin cornice and a late-covered mansard roof. As Mitchell wrote, it is one of the handsome, symmetrical old East River waterfront buildings that have been allowed to dilapidate, but it has made a comeback in recent years.
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 2:12pm JakeGould:

Sloppy Louie’s: 92 South Street. Boom! www.cardcow.com...
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 2:12pm bobdoesthings:

www.cardcow.com...
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 2:12pm bobdoesthings:

@jake beat me to it..
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 2:12pm Andy in Berlin:

the address is 92 South Street
www.cardcow.com...
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 2:13pm bobdoesthings:

hahah all 3 of us.
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 2:13pm JakeGould:

And here. www.pbase.com...
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 2:13pm JakeGould:

As well as here. commons.wikimedia.org...
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 2:15pm JakeGould:

And even more here. lost-toronto.blogspot.com...
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 2:15pm JakeGould:

And here. www.oldnycphotos.com...
  Sat. 8/30/14 2:16pm Hootervillain:

Who would've dared ask for Sloppy's seconds ?
  Sat. 8/30/14 2:16pm thriftstoreleather:

Rex, you are my teacher. Thanks for being around, doin your thang!
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 2:18pm bobdoesthings:

@hootervillain - well done.
  Sat. 8/30/14 2:26pm Hootervillain:

Send it to the TT...audible !
  Sat. 8/30/14 2:31pm rw:

Jeez there's a ton of dead crap in my front yard. Luckily it seems to be mostly plant based.
Thanks for the concern Fred. 20 years without driving is enviable. Unfortunately with my job and location that's not an option. I do try not to drive on weekends or to locations within 6-8 Miles or so if possible.
  Sat. 8/30/14 2:33pm Hootervillain:

Heads of solid Lunk will not shrink...fact #45
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 2:39pm bobdoesthings:

en.wikipedia.org...
  Sat. 8/30/14 2:40pm trouble:

shantung is a kind of silk
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  Sat. 8/30/14 2:40pm Coder:

Everybody Shantung tonight! (Somebody had to say it.)
  Sat. 8/30/14 2:41pm Hootervillain:

I Shant ung awa..til next week
  Sat. 8/30/14 2:41pm rw:

Crap. Now I have to shantung tonight.
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 2:42pm bobdoesthings:

alright. late lunch time. thanks Rex!
  Sat. 8/30/14 2:44pm Hootervillain:

This Sam's Bro?
  Sat. 8/30/14 2:44pm jillydg:

Silky & the Shantungs. Trouble beat me to the def. I love that name. It's like a double negative or something...
  Sat. 8/30/14 2:48pm rw:

Thank you Rex!!!
Have a super-de-fabulous Labor Day weekend!!
Avatar Sat. 8/30/14 2:48pm common:

everybody shantung tonight
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