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20 years of dusty fingers, frayed cuticles, & upper respiratory infections — from record digging and DJing around the globe — coalesces into a 2-hour journey through Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Funk, Jazz, Blues, Latin, Rock & Roll, and all points in between. Your speakers will be head-nodding, toe-tapping & even two-stepping to this vintage 45rpm party in no time. Hear favorite songs you didn't know were your favorites, aural treats & record-world problems from the vinyl side of life.

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Options March 14, 2017

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Artist Track Album Label Format Comments Approx. start time
PLEDGE HERE  https://pledge.wfmu.org/donate/LO   Options         0:00:00 ()
Robert Parker  Barefootin'   Options   NOLA  7"  PREMIUM TRACK  0:01:38 ()
Warren Lee   Star Revue   Options   Deesu  7"  PREMIUM TRACK  0:03:55 ()
Pat Brown  The Good Got To Suffer For The Bad   Options   Seven B  7"  PREMIUM TRACK  0:05:58 ()
Melvin Davis  Find A Quiet Place & Be Lonely   Options Detroit Soul Ambassador  Vampisoul  CD  PRIZE TRACK  0:14:14 ()
Reverend Charlie Jackson  Lord You're So Good   Options Lord You're So Good: Live Recordings, Vol. 2  50 Miles of Elbow Room  Vinyl  PRIZE TRACK  0:18:05 ()
The Ar-Kaics  Just My Life   Options   Wick  7"  PRIZE TRACK  0:20:48 ()
Eddie Bo  From This Day On   Options   Seven B  7"  PREMIUM TRACK  0:27:37 ()
Betty Harris  Ride Your Pony   Options   Sansu  7"  PREMIUM TRACK  0:29:41 ()
New Holidays  Maybe So, Maybe No   Options   Soulhawk  7"    0:35:54 ()
Eddy Giles  So Deep In Love   Options   Silver Fox  7"    0:38:49 ()
The Jennings Brothers  Don't Rush   Options   Soulville  7"    0:41:08 ()
Tenison Stephens  Baby I'm A Fool For You   Options   Aries  7"    0:43:39 ()
Rozetta Johnson  How Can You Lose Something You Never Had   Options   Clintone  7"    0:45:50 ()
Lois Lee  One Night Stand   Options   Steady  7"    0:53:09 ()
The Fuller Bros  Stranger At My Door   Options   Soul Clock  7"    0:55:55 ()
Syl Johnson  Bout To Make Me Leave Home   Options   Hi  7"    0:58:56 ()
Ernie Hawks  Scorpio Man Theme   Options   Timmion  7"    1:01:28 ()
Ike & Tina Turner  Somebody (Somewhere) Needs You   Options Loma: A Soul Music Love Affair: Vol.1 Something's Burning  Future Days  Vinyl  PRIZE TRACK  1:13:41 ()
Linda Jones   Hypnotized   Options Loma: A Soul Music Love Affair Vol.3 Sad Sad Feeling  Future Days  Vinyl  PRIZE TRACK  1:15:09 ()
Formulars Dance Band  Never Never Let Me Down   Options Wake Up You! The Rise and Fall of Nigerian Rock, Vol. 1 (1972-1977)  Now-Again  CD  PRIZE TRACK  1:16:49 ()
Eddie Bo & Inez Cheatham  Lover & A Friend   Options   Seven B  7"  PREMIUM TRACK  1:22:47 ()
Lenny McDaniel & The New Era  Something Out Of Nothing   Options   Seven B  7"  PREMIUM TRACK  1:25:15 ()
Bobby & Deborreh Williams  The Pushers Thang   Options   Chez  7"  PREMIUM TRACK  1:27:43 ()
Pratt & Moody  Lost Lost Lost   Options   Stylart  7"    1:33:22 ()
Willie West  After The Storm   Options   Timmion  7"    1:36:26 ()
Cold Diamond & Mink  Queen Of Soul   Options   Timmion  7"    1:41:47 ()
Hack Bartholomew  La La You   Options   CTI  7"    1:45:11 ()
The Galleta Trio  We Got More Soul   Options   Parnaso  7"    1:47:37 ()
Jay Morton  Alligator Strut   Options   SMC  7"    1:50:12 ()
Juan Morales Esquivel Y Su Orchestra  Viajera Soy   Options   Impact  7"    1:54:12 ()
Los Dinamicos  La Dinamica   Options   Impact  7"    1:56:05 ()
El Costa Azul De Rigo Tovar  Palmeras   Options   Nova Vox  7"    1:58:29 ()
Clifton Chenier  I'm Coming Home   Options   Bayou  7"  PREMIUM TRACK  2:01:42 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 9:39pm Kris Holmes:

Pledge here pledge.wfmu.org...
Great bunch of prizes up for grabs tonight
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 9:41pm Kris Holmes:

Tonight's prizes, a $20 pledge gets you in the running
1. A CD of the killer Melvin Davis compilation "Detroit Soul Ambassador" courtesy of Vampisoul Records.
2. The outstanding LP of Reverend Charlie Jackson "Lord You're So Good: Live Recordings Vol.2" courtesy of 50 Miles of Elbow Room.
3. The very cool 45 of The Ar-Kaics "Just My Life/It's Her Eyes" courtesy of Wick/Daptone Records .
4. The LP of "Loma: A Soul Music Love Affair Vol.1: Something's Burning 1964-1968 courtesy of Future Days/Light in the Attic.
5. The LP of "Loma: A Soul Music Love Affair Vol.3: Sad Sad Feeling 1964-1968 courtesy of Future Days/Light in the Attic.
6. The incredible "Wake Up You! Rise & Fall of Nigerian Rock Vol.1" CD box set courtesy of Now-Again Records.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 9:43pm Kris Holmes:

If you pledge the premium amount, my DJ Premium is a mix CD of New Orleans 45s taken straight from my collection!! Killer.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 9:58pm Jeff Golick:

Premiummmm amout = $75! Let's do this!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/14/17 10:00pm Scraps:

h'lo hey.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/14/17 10:01pm Uncle Michael:

Hey, hey, hey!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/14/17 10:02pm Uncle Michael:

Come back and get 'em some other day!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/14/17 10:03pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:03pm Kris Holmes:

hey everyone, thanks for tuning in, let's raise some money & listen to some great music!
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:04pm Jeff Golick:

Can I keep my socks on?
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:06pm Jeff Golick:

Ok, never mind. They were just knocked off by Warren Lee.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:08pm Little Danny:

Hi everybody! Go Kris go! This Pat Brown is new to me and totally killin' it!
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:08pm Jeff Golick:

Quite clearly, the Long Way Home premium CD is a deluxe party that you can bring home and share with your family. It's yours for a pledge of $75 -- and you get a t-shirt! And a sticker!
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:14pm geezerette:

Who knew the late Gov. of Calif. recorded ?
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:17pm Jeff Golick:

Hey, there, @geezerette!
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:17pm geezerette:

Howdy Jeff G. !
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:18pm geezerette:

Well this is stunning.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:19pm Jeff Golick:

As Kris' co-host tonight, allow me to welcome all to this temple of music. Help us help you take home a prize, a musical prize, whether it's this Rev. Charlie Jackson comp., or the Melvin Davis set...a pledge of $20 (or more) gets you in the running.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:21pm geezerette:

As powerful as Rev. Gary Davis.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:22pm Little Danny:

Sweet, sweet tremolo
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:22pm geezerette:

a thing of beauty.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:23pm Kris Holmes:

yeah, so great, all his stuff
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:31pm geezerette:

So cool, it's snowing inside...in SoCal!
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:32pm Jeff Golick:

Drummer Stream stalwart Tim W. of Oak Ridge, TN, has just ridden in with a prize-worthy pledge! Thanks, Tim!
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:34pm Jeff Golick:

Tim's pledge is part of his Swag for Life pledging -- Swag for Life being WFMU's renewing, automatic monthly contribution. Min $10 per month, and the best way to support the station.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/14/17 10:34pm Uncle Michael:

I'm gonna get my radio sleep, dear people. Kris can lullaby me. This time tomorrow I'll be burning it down at the station.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:37pm Kris Holmes:

I was wondering what SFL on the pledge stood for hahahaha
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:37pm Jeff Golick:

G'night, @UM!
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:38pm Kris Holmes:

Good night Michael, enjoy the station party!!!
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:39pm Jeff Golick:

Swag for Life is so named because we bury you in very cool swag unavailable any other way. There's a hat, baseball tee, etc etc.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/14/17 10:39pm Uncle Michael:

I'll upend a cold one for you, Kris.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:40pm Kris Holmes:

right on mate!
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:42pm Jeff Golick:

Huge Texas-sized thanks to listener Alex L. of Houston for his pledge to the Long Way Home and WFMU this evening!
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:43pm Jeff Golick:

This Jennings Bros. is lovely.
  Tue. 3/14/17 10:44pm alarotta:

Testing, testing...is this thing on? Pledged up, homie! Diggin' the tunes, brutha. Keep on keepin' on.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:45pm Jeff Golick:

Welcome and big thanks, @alarotta.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:45pm Little Danny:

Hi Alex, nice to see you here! And, on behalf of FMU, thanks for the pledge!
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 10:47pm Kris Holmes:

Cheers Alex, thank you so much!!
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:00pm Jeff Golick:

Prize drawing comin' up....get in the running with a $20 pledge! We want to send you things!
Avatar Tue. 3/14/17 11:00pm Doug Schulkind:

I wonder if Kris Holmes is wearing his marathong, just for this show.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:01pm Jeff Golick:

Hey it's GTDR's head haberdasher, @Doug S.!
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:04pm Kris Holmes:

i don't have a marathong, fortunately
Avatar Tue. 3/14/17 11:05pm Doug Schulkind:

Well listeners, you can have this great radio show, the whole stream and WFMU to boot... for a song. PLEDGE! pledge.wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/14/17 11:12pm doctorjazz:

Hey, checking in.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:13pm Little Danny:

Ike/Tina: same backing track as Ty Karim's "Lighten Up Baby"
  Tue. 3/14/17 11:18pm Carmichael:

Looks like everyone's over here. Heya Kris and peeps.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:24pm Kris Holmes:

Hey everybody, thanks for hanging in, great prizes this hour.....
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:30pm geezerette:

WOW !!!
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:30pm Kris Holmes:

thanks geezerette!!
Avatar Tue. 3/14/17 11:31pm Doug Schulkind:

Only 2 more pledges qualifying for Kris's monstrously great premium, NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA BREAKDOWN, will push The Long Way Home across the finish line!

Here is the description of Kris' premium:
"Hands down one of my favorite musical cities, both for the music created there & for buying records. On this mix I will choose 20 of my favorite NOLA 45s from my collection & present them to you. The sounds will range from R&B to Soul, from Cajun to Funk, all guaranteed to make you want to do the second line with an umbrella in your hand. Oh & if you happen to wake up in New Orleans & find a street parade, don’t forget to follow the tuba!"

Pledge 75 clams or more RIGHT NOW and get New Orleans Louisiana Breakdown—and make this night on the Drummer Stream a screaming success!

PLEDGE FOR KRIS HERE: pledge.wfmu.org...
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:36pm Kris Holmes:

A pledge for me is a pledge for WFMU being awesomeness in excelcius
Avatar Tue. 3/14/17 11:37pm Doug Schulkind:

Kris, your virtual co-host Jeff G has lost Internet at home. I am now officially riding shotgun!
  Tue. 3/14/17 11:37pm Carmichael:

In excelsius deo.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:39pm Kris Holmes:

Yeah Jeff texted me, condolences to him
Avatar Tue. 3/14/17 11:39pm Doug Schulkind:

I have your prize list in front of me and I'm ready to rock.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:40pm Kris Holmes:

right on
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:40pm geezerette:

Thank YOU Kris. STUNNING show.
Pledged last week, won't jump in so early next time.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:41pm Jeff Golick:

I am here by the good graces of my iPhone. Still sounding great, Kris.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:42pm Kris Holmes:

Thank you!! Geezerette, I appreciate your support & ears from eek to week.
  Tue. 3/14/17 11:42pm Carmichael:

Stream jumping around. Looks like we're back.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:43pm geezerette:

Hello, all uh youse!
Avatar Tue. 3/14/17 11:44pm Doug Schulkind:

Willie West's backing band on that one? THE SOUL INVESTIGATORS.

Greetings, geezerette!
Avatar Tue. 3/14/17 11:46pm Doug Schulkind:

I once had a meeting with CTI's Creed Taylor. He had this cool proposal that would've had me and a pal design and create a website for him for free. What a business model!
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:46pm Kris Holmes:

Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:47pm geezerette:

Doug, he offered you an internship!
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:47pm Jeff Golick:

YOu don't get your signature on hundreds of records by thinking small, Doug.

Hey, I'm back online!
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:47pm Jeff Golick:

That's gotta be worth a pledge!
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:48pm geezerette:

Avatar Tue. 3/14/17 11:48pm Doug Schulkind:

Hmm, geezerette. It sounds better when you put it that way.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:50pm Kris Holmes:

This Trio Galleta is one of my current faves
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:50pm Jeff Golick:

I love songs that name-check other artists.
Avatar Tue. 3/14/17 11:51pm Doug Schulkind:

Who the hell names their kid Creed, anyways?


DO IT: pledge.wfmu.org...
Avatar Tue. 3/14/17 11:54pm Doug Schulkind:

"Cumbia's all night" is my new favorite phrase in the English slanguage.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:55pm Jeff Golick:

If we get to the goal -- two premium-sized $75 pledges -- I believe Kris will run a marathon around Marathon before the end of the marathon.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:55pm Jeff Golick:

...in his new maraathong.
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:56pm Kris Holmes:

lol I WILL
  Tue. 3/14/17 11:56pm Carmichael:

On my salary, I can only afford a micro thong.
  Tue. 3/14/17 11:57pm Carmichael:

This sounds like Lurch on the harpsichord.
Avatar Tue. 3/14/17 11:57pm Doug Schulkind:

If everyone listening just upped their pledge by $10, we would be blubbering fools of joy.

BLIBBER-BLUBBER: pledge.wfmu.org...
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:58pm Kris Holmes:

Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:58pm Little Danny:

Great show tonight Kris!
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:59pm Jeff Golick:

Just checked the overall station progress...sitting at 55% with only about a third of the marathon left. Now's as good a time to move that needle...and likely take home a fab prize...
Avatar    Tue. 3/14/17 11:59pm Jeff Golick:

...as any.
Avatar    Wed. 3/15/17 12:00am Kris Holmes:

Thanks everyone
Avatar Wed. 3/15/17 12:01am Doug Schulkind:

Any prizes to give away, Kris?
Avatar    Wed. 3/15/17 12:03am Jeff Golick:

Stand by for prizes...
Avatar    Wed. 3/15/17 12:05am Kris Holmes:

Thanks All!!
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