Options The Long Way Home with Kris Holmes: Playlist from July 11, 2017 Options

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Twenty 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 July 11, 2017: Guest DJ: DJ Misa

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Artist Track Label Format
Eddie Bo  The Rubber Band   Options Knight  7" 
Sherlock Holmes Investigation  The Pot's Hot   Options CRS  7" 
Watts Little Angel Band  New Orleans/Land Of A 1000 Dances   Options Cotillion  7" 
Barbara Lynn  I've Taken All I'm Gonna Take   Options Jamie  7" 
Lazy Lester  I Made Up My Mind   Options Excello  7" 
The Sensations  Get On Up Mama   Options Way Out  7" 
Joe Graves  It's Got To Be For Real   Options Rack  7" 
Martha & The Vandellas  Heatwave   Options Gordy  7" 
Luther Allison  Now You Got It   Options Gordy  7" 
King Floyd  Heartaches   Options VIP  7" 
Bobby Taylor  My Girl Has Gone   Options Gordy  7" 
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell  Keep On Loving Me Honey   Options Tamla  7" 
Hearts Of Stone  It's A Lonesome Road   Options VIP  7" 
Sonny Stitt  The Double-O-Soul Of   Options Wingate  7" 
Martha & The Vandellas  Show Me The Way   Options Gordy  7" 
The Dynamics  Misery   Options Big Top  7" 
Earl King  Come On   Options Imperial  7" 
Gate Wesley  (Zap Pow) Do the Batman!   Options Atlantic  7" 
Lonnie Youngblood  Soul Food (That's What I Like)   Options Fairmount  7" 
Hermon Hitson  She's A Bad Girl   Options Minit  7" 
Hopeton Lewis  Take It Easy   Options Merritone  7" 
Delroy & Colette  Can't You See   Options Coxsone  7" 
The Skatalites  Marcus Garvey   Options Coxsone  7" 
The Heptones  Scorcher   Options Coxsone  7" 
Delroy Wilson  I'm Soul   Options Brad's  7" 
Alton Ellis  I'm Still In Love   Options Coxsone  7" 
rita marley and the soulettes with the wailers  One More Chance   Options Studio On  7" 
The Slickers  Johnny Too Bad   Options Panther  7" 
Phyllis Dillon  Don't Stay Away   Options Treasure Isle  7" 
Bobby James  Dock of The Bay   Options Romax  7" 
The Melodians  Rivers of Babylon   Options Beverly's  7" 
Marvin Gaye  The End Of Our Road   Options Tamla  7" 
The Spinners  (She's Gonna Love Me) At Sundown   Options VIP  7" 
The Sheep  Dynamite   Options Boom  7" 
Pure Ice  Live & Let Live   Options Kris  7" 
Tony Mason  Groove City   Options RCA Victor  7" 
Power  Children Ask   Options Showplace  7" 
The Vagrants  And When It's Over   Options Atco  7" 
Fantastic Epics  Fun and Funk Part II   Options Tories  7" 
Clifton Chenier  I'm Coming Home   Options Bayou  7" 

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 10:01pm Uncle Michael:

yasssss....
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 10:02pm geezerette:

WOOOOO!!!
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 10:05pm Kris Holmes:

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in.
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 10:07pm geezerette:

how cute!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 10:23pm Uncle Michael:

Saw Luther several times in 1979 at a place in Omaha called the Howard Street Tavern. Great shows.
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 10:24pm Kris Holmes:

Awesome, I never saw him live but his records are great!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 10:25pm Uncle Michael:

Not much wireless in those days so he used a guitar chord hundreds of feet long to play from the stage to the back of the club, down the stairs, and out the doors an out onto the street.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 10:27pm Uncle Michael:

His son Bernard plays the blues circuit and comes trough here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 10:31pm Uncle Michael:

Post Tommy Chong, too...one presumes.
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 10:35pm Kris Holmes:

I believe so
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 10:40pm Uncle Michael:

Putting away the keyboard early tonight, Kris. Keep the music coming. Night, all.
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 10:40pm Kris Holmes:

Night Michael
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 11:15pm geezerette:

Especially fond of Skatalites, well really all of Coxone.
This is such a good show.
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 11:17pm Kris Holmes:

Skatalites are great! Coxsone is a pretty amazing label.
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 11:22pm geezerette:

wow!
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 11:24pm Kris Holmes:

yeah that Rita Marley 45 was fire, dang!
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 11:25pm geezerette:

hell yeah!
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 11:28pm geezerette:

this too,her voice and that incredible sound quality. Elegant.
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 11:32pm Kris Holmes:

there is definitely a magic to a few jamaican 45s of that era, they just grab your ears.
  Tue. 7/11/17 11:46pm Carmichael:

Heya Kris. There are some newbie kiwis looking for you.
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 11:47pm Kris Holmes:

Really?
  Tue. 7/11/17 11:50pm Carmichael:

Yeah, on the main stream, told them about your show. They're surfing around ...
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 11:51pm Kris Holmes:

cool
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 11:55pm geezerette:

Fantastic show Kris! Thanks man. :)
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 11:59pm Kris Holmes:

Thanks Geezerette, great to have you tuned in again! Glad you enjoyed it.
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