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January 28, 2017
Options January 28, 2017 The "Touch" Connors Memorial Playlist
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Artist Track Label Approx. start time
The Thunder Rocks  Options Rampage   Jim Jam  0:00:00 )  
Michael and the Jesters  Options Screwdriver   Minasa  0:05:03 )  
Night Owls  Options Stompin'   Climax  0:07:24 )  
Bob Taylor and the Counts  Options Taylor's Rock   Yucca  0:09:15 )  
Joe Hudgins  Options Where'd You Stay Last Night   Robbins  0:15:32 )  
Lucky Wray with Link and Doug Wray  Options Teenage Cutie   Starday  0:16:36 )  
Jim McDonald  Options Let's Have A Ball   KCM  0:18:55 )  
Jackie Gates and the Fanatics  Options I Want Love   Skyway  0:20:50 )  
Tommy Moreland and the Tennessee Drifters  Options Chinese Maid   Maid  0:23:04 )  
Jerry Grant and the Rockabilly Bandits  Options Talkin' About Love   Atco  0:25:51 )  
Arlie Duff  Options Alligator Come Across   Decca  0:28:00 )  
Bob Fryfogle  Options Six Feet Under   Wedge  0:30:21 )  
Mike Robinson  Options Lula   Vibro  0:38:50 )  
Tommy Louis with Marshall and The Versatiles  Options Lookie There   Muriel  0:40:00 )  
Willie King and The Ike Turner Band  Options Peg Leg Woman   Vita  0:42:10 )  
Charles Mills with the Kings Of Swing  Options Take A Little Walk With Me   Castle  0:44:55 )  
Dave Bartholomew   Options Shrimp & Gumbo   Imperial  0:46:55 )  
The Wise Men  Options Fried Greens   One Note  0:49:02 )  
Rusty Bryant  Options Hot Fudge   Dot  0:51:41 )  
Dave Collins and the Scrubs  Options Bluesy Me   Imperial  0:56:52 )  
Jesse Belvin and his Space Riders  Options My Satellite   Modern  0:59:32 )  
The Cardinals  Options She Rocks   Atlantic  1:01:33 )  
The Sparks Of Rhythm  Options Woman, Woman, Woman   Apollo  1:04:32 )  
El Vieros  Options Silly Willy   Revello  1:07:14 )  
The Cadets  Options I Got Loaded   Modern  1:10:06 )  
Pinky and Jim Jenkins  Options Got Something For You Baby   Pama  1:16:30 )  
Floyd Dakil Combo  Options Look What You've Gone And Done   Jetstar  1:19:09 )  
The Periscopes  Options Beaver Shot   Desett Wells  1:21:21 )  
Ludaway  Options The Pig   Duel  1:23:28 )  
The Underbeats  Options Foot Stompin.   Garrett  1:28:35 )  
Ric Masten  Options Missile Monkey   Kangaroo  1:29:08 )  
T.C. Atlantic  Options Mona   B-Sharp  1:35:31 )  
The Tempests  Options Rockin' Rochester U.S,A.   Lifetime  1:37:38 )  
The Statics  Options Buster Brown, Part 1   Bregg  1:40:15 )  
Lennie LaCour  Options Jungle Rock   Academy  1:42:12 )  
Louis Howard and The Red Hearts  Options I've Got The Feeling   Impact  1:49:31 )  
Art Grayson & The Graysettes  Options Better Hush   Congress  1:50:08 )  
Little Esther Phillips  Options Mojo Hannah   Atlantic  1:51:43 )  
Jamie Ross  Options Let's Do The Cat   Coun-Tree  1:53:54 )  
Danny White  Options The Twitch   Frisco  1:56:41 )  
Willie Jones  Options Where's My Money   Mr Peacock  2:00:58 )  

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/28/17 1:04pm ChrisB.:

Yeah, that "Touch" thing. I didn't know about that until I read it in the obit. Touch???
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/28/17 1:08pm common:

rex
  Sat. 1/28/17 1:12pm Brez:

Grew up watching "Mannix" -- RIP "Touch" Connors, Fresno homeboy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/28/17 1:14pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Krekor llevado Ohanian?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/28/17 1:16pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Riveting in Shake, Rattle and Roll, but don't let's forget Swamp Women.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/28/17 1:18pm ChrisB.:

Hey Rex! I saw "The Scarf" the other day, the source of the "I'm no lily" drop-in by Mercedes McCambridge. Pretty darn good!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/28/17 1:22pm ChrisB.:

I'm surprised Link and Doug never fronted a band called the Wrayouts.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/28/17 1:23pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

~ Gung Hay Fat Choy! ~
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/28/17 1:30pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Okay, this is Alligator song… it's… well, it's a special one, for sure.
  Sat. 1/28/17 1:34pm Brez:

Thanks Rev.Rabbit11/63! Gung Hey Fat Choy to you and all the Fools Paradise Faithful. And of course to our fearless leader! Happy year of the...Rooster (or Cock, as it often see on Chinese restaurant placemats)!
Avatar Sat. 1/28/17 1:42pm woim:

'Cock of the Wok' should be a roosteraunt
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/28/17 1:42pm dinatekno:

My dog's name is Lula! We just had a fantastic time swinging to that one. Thank you!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/28/17 1:44pm drr:

Ernie K-Doe! Burn K-Doe Burn!
Avatar Sat. 1/28/17 1:49pm Reeshard:

Was the 'I Dream Of Jeannie' theme a key motif in that last track?
Avatar Sat. 1/28/17 1:57pm woim:

sounds like Billy Strayhorn...slumming
Avatar Sat. 1/28/17 2:00pm woim:

orbital man , orbital
Avatar Sat. 1/28/17 2:05pm woim:

Bullseye of the week !
  Sat. 1/28/17 2:18pm Brez:

Got something for you baby, you never had? Heard that one a bunch...
  Sat. 1/28/17 2:19pm Brez:

...often with disappointing results, sad to say. What would Mannix do?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/28/17 2:22pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, fellow fools.
  Sat. 1/28/17 2:23pm egould310:

Beaver shot? No metaphor. Nothing. Poetry is dead.
Avatar Sat. 1/28/17 2:24pm woim:

I heard a wierd one today called 'oink jones' by the Marathons
  Sat. 1/28/17 2:26pm BANG BANG OUCH:

"I was in New York one week before the new schedule was to be announced, at a CBS party on a Friday night, where they told me not to worry about a thing, you’re in, “Mannix” was picked up. But the following Wednesday, I got a phone call at about six o’clock in the morning from a writer in New York who said, ‘Mike, what have you got to say about “Mannix” being cancelled?’ I said, ‘What?!’ ‘Well, they just announced the new schedule and you’re not on it.’ I couldn’t believe what I heard. What happened between that Friday night and Wednesday, Paramount had a dispute with CBS and that’s why we went off the air. Even in our final year, we had a thirty-four show average, which means it still was a hit show." - Mike Connor on the end of Mannix
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/28/17 2:30pm Ken From Hyde Park:

The Mannix theme song by Lalo Schifrin was one of my favorites of the 70s cop shows, after Hawaii 5-0. No brow!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/28/17 2:31pm ChrisB.:

When you hear the tone, "I'm not a highbrow..." it will be @2:30 on Fool's Paradise.
Avatar Sat. 1/28/17 2:32pm Tony in Durham NC:

Loved the hot serving of egg foo young earlier in the show!
  Sat. 1/28/17 2:33pm BANG BANG OUCH:

Mike Connor was swell in 'Good Neighbor Sam' !
  Sat. 1/28/17 2:41pm drongo:

Att. "Woim"--I haven't thought of that kid since I was a kid. Great name!
Avatar Sat. 1/28/17 2:43pm woim:

Well Drongo...if a name fits..ya gotta go with it
Avatar Sat. 1/28/17 2:46pm Mailman Tom:

Buster Brown shoes sponsored Andy's Gang on TV
Avatar Sat. 1/28/17 2:47pm woim:

Gary Burbank always said "plunk yer magic twanger" on his show...and now i know
Avatar Sat. 1/28/17 2:57pm woim:

Hey, this is the rekkerd i kicked off my failing Mixcloud career with
Avatar Sat. 1/28/17 3:00pm Tony in Durham NC:

Take us with you, Space Man!
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