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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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Artist Track Label Format Approx. start time
The Toys  Deserted   Options Columbia (Portugal)  7"   
Donnie Carl  Do The Wiggle Wobble   Options Ty Tex  7"  0:04:01 (MP3 | )
Albert Collins  Cookin' Catfish   Options 20th Century Fox  7"  0:06:39 (MP3 | )
The Four Monitors  Thank You Baby   Options Roker  7"  0:08:27 (MP3 | )
Willie Hightower  Nobody But You   Options Capitol  7"  0:10:13 (MP3 | )
Lattimore Brown  What Have I Done Wrong   Options Duchess  7"  0:15:42 (MP3 | )
The Fabulous Peps  I Can't Get Right   Options Premium Stuff  7"  0:18:06 (MP3 | )
Maurice Williams  How To Pick A Winner   Options Deesu  7"  0:20:24 (MP3 | )
JJ Jackson  I Dig Girls   Options Calla  7"  0:22:48 (MP3 | )
Joe Haywood  Play A Cornbread Song For Me & My Baby   Options Deesu  7"  0:24:54 (MP3 | )
The Iron Souls  Shibba Shabba   Options Funk Night Records  7"  0:32:01 (MP3 | )
Fenton Robinson  From My Heart   Options USA  7"  0:35:01 (MP3 | )
Rufus Thomas  Somebody Stole My Dog   Options Stax  7"  0:38:10 (MP3 | )
The Boogie Kings  Philly Walk   Options Paula  7"  0:40:33 (MP3 | )
The Mad Lads  Mr Fix It   Options Volt  7"  0:42:55 (MP3 | )
Margie Joseph  Sweeter Tomorrow   Options Volt  7"  0:47:30 (MP3 | )
Junior Wells  Little By Little   Options Profile  7"  0:50:39 (MP3 | )
The Loading Zone  Don't Lose Control   Options RCA Victor  7"  0:53:20 (MP3 | )
Ted Taylor  My Darling   Options Gold Eagle  7"  0:56:04 (MP3 | )
Clifton Chenier  Bajou Drive   Options Checker  7"  0:58:24 (MP3 | )
The Iron Souls  The Jungle   Options Funk Night Records  7"  1:05:49 (MP3 | )
George Jackson  Find 'Em, Fool 'Em And Forget 'Em   Options Fame  7"  1:08:51 (MP3 | )
Johnny Copeland  Mama Told Me   Options Golden Eagle  7"  1:11:47 (MP3 | )
Young Hearts  I've Got Love For My Baby   Options Minit  7"  1:13:38 (MP3 | )
Willie Tee  Thank You John   Options Atlantic  7"  1:17:02 (MP3 | )
The Mar-Keys  Foxy   Options Stax  7"  1:21:41 (MP3 | )
Evangeline Made  Burnt Flesh   Options Rivertown  7"  1:24:05 (MP3 | )
Alvin Robinson  Baby Don't You Do It   Options Atco  7"  1:27:48 (MP3 | )
The Upsetters  Tater Machine   Options Little Star  7"  1:30:03 (MP3 | )
Ruby Johnson  Come To Me My Darling   Options Volt  7"  1:32:42 (MP3 | )
Memphis Slim  Lonesome   Options Strand  7"  1:38:17 (MP3 | )
JB Lenoir  Daddy Talk To Your Son   Options Checker  7"  1:40:50 (MP3 | )
Oran Ruffin Jr  Working On It   Options Ila  7"  1:43:19 (MP3 | )
Robert Parker  Twistin' Out In Space   Options Imperial  7"  1:45:31 (MP3 | )
Otis Clay  Show Place   Options One-derful!  7"  1:47:51 (MP3 | )
Gino Parks  Same Thing   Options Tamla  7"  1:50:03 (MP3 | )
Bob Seger & the Last Herd  Sock It To Me Santa   Options Cameo  7"  1:52:35 (MP3 | )
The Honey Drippers  Impeach The President   Options Alaga  7"  1:57:40 (MP3 | )

Listener comments!

Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 9:56pm Rich in NC:

ALL set here Kris, let's do this thing!
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 10:02pm Rich in NC:

Good luck in your new place
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 10:03pm Kris Holmes:

alright, thanks for being here Rich!
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 10:11pm Little Danny:

Heya bud
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 10:12pm Kris Holmes:

Hey Dan!
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 10:13pm Little Danny:

Wow, never realized that was a Dee Clark composition.
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 10:14pm Little Danny:

Nicely done on the Toys 7"!
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 10:17pm Kris Holmes:

I had to get it
Avatar Tue. 9/12/17 10:24pm Doug Schulkind:

Ho-hum. Every one of the records you've played is sublime.
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 10:25pm Kris Holmes:

Ha. Thanks Doug. means a lot coming from our fearless leader :)
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 10:34pm Little Danny:

This is so totally nice 'n' nasty Kris! Where'd you record?
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 10:37pm Kris Holmes:

Thanks Dan. In the front bedroom of the old house in Marathon.
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 10:38pm Kris Holmes:

So I guess it's a West Texas record? Brandan will probably need a copy for his archive lol
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 10:38pm Little Danny:

  Tue. 9/12/17 10:47pm Carmichael:

Heya Chris and mad lad listeners.
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 10:49pm Kris Holmes:

Hi there Carmichael! Thanks for tuning in.
  Tue. 9/12/17 11:06pm little danny:

Get Misa on the air! I wanna hear some Maori!
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 11:07pm Kris Holmes:

Ha, she's back in Marathon finishing up some events for the Gage!
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 11:09pm Kris Holmes:

I dropped her at the Amtrak station at 2am this morning. Big city train stations at 2am are less than pleasant by the way.
  Tue. 9/12/17 11:10pm little danny:

Oh man that is some real America at 2am
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 11:12pm Kris Holmes:

We got hit up for money twice walking from the car to the station & once inside the station, by what turned out to be other passengers on her train. One lady was especially crazy acting.
  Tue. 9/12/17 11:17pm little danny:

Haha, of course you did!
  Tue. 9/12/17 11:17pm little danny:

Love this Young Hearts
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 11:18pm Kris Holmes:

the intro/outro is so weird for the rest of the song
  Tue. 9/12/17 11:24pm little danny:

How many Mar-Keys 45s do you have Kris? I've gotten myself down to four...
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 11:26pm Kris Holmes:

  Tue. 9/12/17 11:30pm little danny:

Gonna catch the last 30 in the archive tomorrow. Great show, and stoked you're back!
  Tue. 9/12/17 11:31pm little danny:

Gonna catch the last 30 in the archive tomorrow Kris. Great show, and stoked you're back!
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 11:32pm Kris Holmes:

alright Dan, thanks for tuning in!!
  Tue. 9/12/17 11:33pm little danny:

I'll listen to any version of "Baby Don't You Do IT" but Alvin's read was totally new to me and awesome
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 11:34pm Kris Holmes:

yep blew me away first time i encountered it, finally rolled up on a clean cheap copy at ARC
  Tue. 9/12/17 11:40pm little danny:

Evangeline Made was straight-up Latin rock ala El Chicano. I dug!
Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 11:42pm Kris Holmes:

Avatar    Tue. 9/12/17 11:59pm Kris Holmes:

thanks everyone
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