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March 12, 2016
Options March 12, 2016 2016 WFMU Fundraising Marathon, Week 1! PLEDGE NOW!!
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Artist Track Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Roy Buchanan  Options Mule Train Stomp     Swan  Time to pledge!  0:00:00 )  
The Moon Men  Options Some Kinda Nut     Southern Sound    0:05:16 )  
Jeff Daniels  Options Switch Blade Sam        photo boppin_zps3popibxg.jpg  0:10:39 )  
Johnny Jano  Options Havin' A Whole Lot Of Fun   Boppin' By The Bayou    Pledge to Fool's Paradise  0:14:10 )  
The Fabulous Continentals  Options Breakin' Up   Laughin' To Keep From Cryin'     photo laff1_zpshhb2mdbj.jpg  0:17:21 )  
    Laughin' To Keep From Cryin'     photo laff2_zps5olf7yeq.jpg  0:21:45 )  
Sanford Clark  Options It's Nothing To Me   Twisted Tales from the Vinyl Wastelands, Volume 2  Trailer Park Records  Pledge to Fool's Paradise this afternoon.  0:29:52 )  
         photo twistedtales__zpssszgxtfq.jpg  0:31:39 )  
The Starfires  Options Three Roses   Laughin' To Keep From Cryin'    You can get this DJ premium for pledge's of $75 or more on Fool's Paradise. Put down those soggy tissues and pledge.  0:34:11 )  
    Laughin' To Keep From Cryin'    10 soggy sobbers and 10 giddy gigglers could be yours for $75 or more in pledges.  0:41:16 )  
Duane Eddy  Options Girl on Death Row   Twisted Tales from the Vinyl Wastelands, Volume 2    Pledge $20 or much much more and be in the running to get this prize. Then you can play this over and over again.  0:45:23 )  
The Emporers  Options Laughin' Linda   Laughin' To Keep From Cryin'    You need to add this to your home stereo collection. However, you can only do so if you pledge AT LEAST $75 right now, during Fool's Paradise.  0:50:03 )  
Jerry "Boogie" McCain and his Upstarts  Options Choo Choo Rock   Norton 45    Fool's Paradise on WFMU is the Nerve Center of the Universe, Baby Doll.  0:52:09 )  
    GRAND PRIZE $75 or more!     photo hipshakers-vol4_zpshnnvgqea.jpg  1:04:01 )  
Little Esther  Options Cherry Wine   Hipshakers Vol 4    This is a track from the GRAND PRIZE - Hipshakers Vol 4 - ten 45 vinyl box set. You can be in the running if you pledge $75 or more NOW on Fool's Paradise with Rex.  1:07:35 )  
Ada Ray  Options I No Longer Believe in Miracles   Laughin' To Keep From Cryin'    This track is the inspiration of the Fool's Paradise premium CD. "Ada, get yourself together. We have a record to do."  1:12:55 )  
Little Victor  Options Papa Lou and Gran   Norton 45    Norton 3-pack prize could be yours if you pledge to Fool's Paradise. Get in the running now.  photo norton 45_zpsedmmcs4i.jpg  1:16:36 )  
Johnny Guitar Watson  Options Space Guitar   GRAND PRIZE $75 or more!    Track from the Grand Prize on Hipshakers Vol. 4  1:18:44 )  
Eddie Bo  Options Every Dog Has His Day   The Complete RIC Singles 1959-1962  Ace  Another prize that you could be in the running for. Remember, the Rebel Yell is forthcoming if you pledge a Mouse of Today.  photo eddie-bo-low_zpslhsr6txl.jpg  1:27:22 )  
Eddie Bo  Options Ain't It The Truth Now   The Complete RIC Singles 1959-1962  Ace  Wow! You gotta pledge to be in the running to win this prize. Any amount....  1:32:11 )  
    Another Prize    Pledge to get in the running for this prize on Fool's Paradise. The story of Minnesota Rock 'n Roll in the 1960s.  photo bird_zpshaze8cpy.jpg  1:36:33 )  
Billy Miranda  Options Go Ahead   Laughin' To Keep From Cryin'    The Nuttiest. An unsung hero of Rock 'n Roll.  1:38:59 )  
The Trashmen  Options Bad News     Garrett Records  The Trashmen are featured prominently in "Everybody's Heard About The Bird" by Rick Shefchik. One of the prizes that is being given away on Fool's Paradise. So, don't forget to pledge right away.  1:46:03 )  
The Trashmen  Options Bird Diddley Beat       Keep us on the air. Support WFMU during this drive.  1:48:35 )  
The Couplings  Options Dill Pickle   Laughin' To Keep From Cryin'    $75 or more pledge and this CD will be yours. What are you waiting for?  photo laff1_zpshhb2mdbj.jpg  1:51:40 )  
        Thank you, the Fool's Paradise Faithful, for supporting WFMU. Remember, Every Day is Saturday to the Dog. Don't Chicken Out; see you next week.  1:58:20 )  

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/12/16 1:06pm ChrisB.:

Not so sure its a radio thing...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/12/16 1:08pm Artie Haywire:

Oh, this is definitely a radio thing. And a whole lot more. Yip!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/12/16 1:08pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Was this Moon Men before the yARdbiRdS ? (If after Link Wray must assume.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/12/16 1:09pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...oh - it *is* Link Wray...
Avatar    Sat. 3/12/16 1:12pm Andy in Berlin:

Love the cover of your CD!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/12/16 1:13pm Artie Haywire:

Fool's Paradise Facefull!!
Avatar Sat. 3/12/16 1:13pm Marc Francis:

SATURDAY.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/12/16 1:17pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Krazy hillbilly jive!
  Sat. 3/12/16 1:34pm P-90:

Pledge NOW for NO-BROW!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/12/16 1:35pm jmd:

Once again, great artwork for your premium!
  Sat. 3/12/16 1:37pm Hawley:

Bobby Fuller Four playin live poolside in the Ghost in the Invisible Bikini on Comet TV right now!
Avatar Sat. 3/12/16 1:38pm Marc Francis:

Just uttered at our home in Quebec: "Don't worry love, I've got Rex and I've got booze. All is well."
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 3/12/16 1:41pm Ken From Hyde Park:

You don't have to be a fool to pledge here, but it sure helps!
  Sat. 3/12/16 1:41pm RetroArtBlog:

Who's in the studio with Rex?
Al Grampa Lewis?!
  Sat. 3/12/16 1:43pm P-90:

The three-part snore: one of the rare things that Shemp did even better than Curly
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/12/16 1:44pm Dave in Vermont:

thats pronounced sharlahht up here
  Sat. 3/12/16 1:44pm P-90:

Fullerton CA: home of Fender Guitars!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 3/12/16 1:45pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Rex's co-host is WFMU talk-show personality Chris T. www.wfmu.org... Currently issuing podcasts. Catch him while you can!
  Sat. 3/12/16 1:47pm longish:

What's the phone number?
  Sat. 3/12/16 1:49pm RetroArtBlog:

"Chris T"?
Okay, sure.
  Sat. 3/12/16 1:49pm P-90:

Baritone guitar or 6-string bass, actually 2 slightly different things
  Sat. 3/12/16 1:50pm Union High 28:

Fender's Fullerton plant closed in 1984. Leo and George are still dead.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 3/12/16 1:54pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

Listening in Maui! Coco made Pat pledge.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 3/12/16 1:56pm Debbie D.:

Opera music gives me the creeps! Long live Rex.
  Sat. 3/12/16 1:59pm Rai:

Todd Mcfarlane is the comic book guy you're thinking of
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/12/16 2:02pm ChrisB.:

Is there a grand prize up for the Fool's Paradise?
  Sat. 3/12/16 2:07pm Mandy:

The midcentury art on these prizes is GORGEOUS!
  Sat. 3/12/16 2:07pm Harry:

Thanks for the CD, and may I recommend The Cookout for pit beef next time you're in Baltimore, close to Duke's Motel on Pulaski Hwy. Great Pit Beef Egg & Cheese breakfast sandwich!
  Sat. 3/12/16 2:10pm ?:

who's that sax player on the little esther cut?
  Sat. 3/12/16 2:16pm Pobert Rlant:

I did get him to record an ID for WFMU, and afterwards he asked, “What’s the channel, you know – the frequency?” “91.1 FM.” I answered.

Then I got the shock of my life when he exclaimed, “THAT’S the station I’ve got on the hotel radio!”

He went on to tell a story about pledging to KBOO, a listener-supported radio station in Portland.

He was driving around and heard the DJ say, during a fund drive, “If we get one thousand dollars in the next hour we promise we’ll never play ‘Stairway To Heaven’ again!”“I pulled over to the side of the road, called them up and pledged it myself. I never want to hear that fucking song again either!” 
  Sat. 3/12/16 2:20pm P-90:

Paul Frees! has he had a Memorial Playlist Page?
  Sat. 3/12/16 2:25pm Mo Money:

NEW CD PLAYER - PLEA$E !
  Sat. 3/12/16 2:25pm Marc15:

I really do suffer from bipolar disorder
  Sat. 3/12/16 2:28pm Rate Rat Ghost:

On June 20, 2002, the Librarian of Congress issued its long awaitedDetermination on Rates and Terms for Webcasting and Ephemeral Recordings. The Determination follows a rejection of the rate structure proposed by the Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel ("CARP").

The modern world can be a mess !

Support WFMU with your dollars !
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 3/12/16 2:30pm pacific standard simon:

I'm diggin' it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 3/12/16 2:32pm pacific standard simon:

Oh yeah, that was part of my Swag-for-Life contribution. Forgot to notate that. Fuck!
  Sat. 3/12/16 2:39pm Lisa B.:

God speed crew of tug 'Specialist' . Hudson grave strikes again. Sigh.
  Sat. 3/12/16 2:51pm Ĩkє:

Don't have the money now? That's OK, you can pledge now & pay later! They'll bill you via e-mail (or USPS, if you insist). Pledge by phone at 800-989-9368. Or on the web pledge form, choose "one-time" and then "bill me later." DON'T WAIT UNTIL WEEK 2! THAT'S WHEN EVERYBODY ELSE PLEDGES! DO IT NOW & YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING A PRIZE ARE BETTER!
  Sat. 3/12/16 3:01pm Mandy:

@Ike, can I adjust my perks/pledge info when I get contacted by WFMU after the marathon?
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