Options The Long Way Home with Kris Holmes: Playlist from June 12, 2018 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 June 12, 2018

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Artist Track Label Format Approx. start time
Stevie Wonder  Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)   Options Tamla  7"  0:00:00 ()
Edwin Starr  Twenty-Five Miles   Options Gordy  7"  0:04:10 ()
The Vibrations  Soul A Go-Go   Options OKeh  7"  0:07:19 ()
Ray Gant & the Arabian Knights  Chattanooga Walk   Options Jay-Walking  7"  0:09:24 ()
Thee Midniters  Chicano Power   Options Whittier  7"  0:12:08 ()
The Jives  I Want You   Options Tear Drop  7"  0:17:36 ()
The Ulti-Mations  Would I Do It Over   Options Mar-V-Lus  7"  0:20:16 ()
Prince Harold  Baby You've Got Me   Options Mercury  7"  0:23:01 ()
Kickin' Mustangs  Kickin'   Options Plato  7"  0:24:59 ()
Iron Knowledge  Show Stopper   Options Tammy  7"  0:26:58 ()
The Delacardos  Got No One   Options Atlantic  7"  0:32:57 ()
Wallace Brothers  I Need Someone   Options Jewel  7"  0:35:55 ()
Unknown Artist  This Is Goodbye   Options M-Pac!  7"  0:38:20 ()
Earles Inc  Does Your Mother Know   Options Zudan  7"  0:41:10 ()
The Intruders  Gonna Be Strong   Options Excel  7"  0:43:57 ()
The Ideals  You Hurt Me   Options Satellite  7"  0:48:27 ()
The Mystics  That's The Kind Of Love   Options Teako  7"  0:51:07 ()
Lou Courtney  I'm Mad About You   Options Pop-Side  7"  0:53:43 ()
Jimmy Norman  This I Beg Of You   Options Samar  7"  0:56:21 ()
The Impalas  Speed Up   Options Capitol  7"  0:58:48 ()
Nathaniel Mayer & The Fabulous Twilights  Village Of Love   Options Fortune  7"  1:03:17 ()
Little Joe and The Latinaires  Hey Pretty Baby   Options Tear Drop  7"  1:05:02 ()
Willie Cobbs  You Don't Love Me   Options Home of the Blues  7"  1:07:09 ()
The Cleftones  There She Goes   Options Gee  7"  1:09:43 ()
Jackie Sule  I Found Someone   Options Big Town  7"  1:12:02 ()
The Creations  I've Got To Find Her   Options Globe  7"  1:17:40 ()
The Webs  Let's Party   Options Atlantic  7"  1:19:35 ()
TSU Toronadoes  The Goose   Options Atlantic  7"  1:22:22 ()
King Solomon's Advisers  The Tight Rope   Options Ghetto  7"  1:24:31 ()
Robert Ward  I Will Fear No Evil   Options Groove City  7"  1:27:42 ()
Sonny Knight and the Lakers  Sugar Man   Options Secret Stash  7"  1:32:31 ()
Clarence Reid  Master Piece   Options Alston  7"  1:35:45 ()
George Torrence & the Dippers  Fine Foxey Frame   Options Duo Disc  7"  1:38:33 ()
Della Reese  It Was A Very Good Year   Options ABC  7"  1:40:19 ()
Truman Thomas  Twenty-Five Miles   Options Veep  7"  1:43:34 ()
Beginning Of The End  Funky Nassau   Options Alston  7"  1:48:40 ()
Ruby Andrews  You Made a Believer (Out of Me)   Options Zodiac  7"  1:51:41 ()
Cannibal & The Headhunters  Land of 1000 Dances   Options Rampart  7"  1:54:14 ()
The Honey Drippers  Impeach The President   Options Alaga  7"  1:57:24 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 10:01pm Flash Strap:

take er away, Kris
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 10:02pm Kris Holmes:

Thanks. I was getting down with the reggae :-)
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 10:03pm coelacanth∅:

oh this sounding as it was meant to sound - not sped-up, full, rich analogue sound! Beautiful!
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 10:04pm coelacanth∅:

hey Kris and Holmies of the future
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 10:04pm Kris Holmes:

those drums jump off the grooves
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 10:05pm coelacanth∅:

the star!
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 10:06pm coelacanth∅:

(oops, i mean the Starr!)
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 10:06pm geezerette:

Instant happiness, Kris!
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 10:06pm Kris Holmes:

thanks for tuning in guys
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 6/12/18 10:08pm melinda:

hi all
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 10:09pm Kris Holmes:

hi melinda
  Tue. 6/12/18 10:10pm JtotheK:

Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 10:11pm coelacanth∅:

hi melinda and geez
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 10:11pm Kris Holmes:

Hi Jason!
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 10:11pm coelacanth∅:

- and JK!
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 10:24pm geezerette:

Howdy, Melinda & JK!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 6/12/18 10:41pm JtotheK:

hmmm. i never flipped over that Wallace Bros (which was great!) - only ever listened to Airborne Shuffle...
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 10:43pm Kris Holmes:

oh man, I Need Someone is killer, a Dan Penn song!
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 11:03pm coelacanth∅:

Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 11:05pm Kris Holmes:

so wild
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 11:05pm coelacanth∅:

- by far the most i ever spent on 1 song. of course now it can be had for around 6 bucks; but i had to search for it.
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 11:07pm Kris Holmes:

worth the search
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 11:08pm coelacanth∅:

i take that back...75¢; $3.00 for vg condition , which mine was (hopefully still is) i paid 20.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 6/12/18 11:09pm Uncle Michael:

Is there a bad version of You Don't Love Me?
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 11:10pm coelacanth∅:

if so i haven't heard it
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 11:11pm Kris Holmes:

hard one to screw up but there was one done recently that was kind of lame, some new R&B singer, took the tune & mashed new words on it or something
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 6/12/18 11:11pm Uncle Michael:

My "Singles Going Steady" show for October is saved. I raided the .25 cent boxes at Dusty Groove in Chicago, yesterday.
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 11:16pm coelacanth∅:

i have a box of 45s that got caught in a flood. i don't know how many discs...about 20" worth (maybe 80?) i don't know if i'm ever going to take the time to clean them all with distilled water. (obviously the labels and sleeves are shot) i wonder if i know somebody with that kind of time.
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 11:17pm coelacanth∅:

all 8-track tapes?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 6/12/18 11:18pm Uncle Michael:

I approach SGS as I would, being the antithesis of a record collector...by not pretending to be one.
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 11:21pm Kris Holmes:

The DG 25c bin was good?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 6/12/18 11:26pm Uncle Michael:

Good by Hinky Dinky Time criteria. Pure chud to you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 6/12/18 11:27pm Uncle Michael:

I did find one collectible. Yellow Balloon on Canterbury...a steal for a quarter.
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 11:27pm Kris Holmes:

hahahaha, that could be true, last time i was in Dusty Groove I couldn't find a singe record to buy :-(
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 6/12/18 11:27pm JtotheK:

gonna catch the rest via archives ... thanks for the tunes, Mr Holmes. good night everyone!
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 11:28pm Kris Holmes:

goodnight Jason
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 11:33pm geezerette:

Gremlins in the stream over here. Have to listen in archive.
Thanks, Kris!
Goodnight good people!
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 11:34pm Kris Holmes:

ah, pesky gremlins, everything is still showing to be fine here?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 6/12/18 11:37pm Uncle Michael:

It's fine here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 6/12/18 11:41pm Uncle Michael:

I'm pushing back the keyboard. Got home from Chicago at 4:00 AM and I'm still recovering... Thanks, Kris. Night all.
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 11:42pm Kris Holmes:

Thanks for tuning in Michael, glad your Chicago excursion was a success. Goodnight.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 6/12/18 11:53pm chresti:

I'm home! Hi!
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 11:54pm Kris Holmes:

Hi & bye, just signing off :-(
  Tue. 6/12/18 11:56pm Doug Schulkind:

Thanks, Kris!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 6/12/18 11:56pm chresti:

sheets! Glad I made it for the last few tunes!
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 11:58pm coelacanth∅:

hi chresti!
Thanks Kris! take care
Avatar Tue. 6/12/18 11:59pm Kris Holmes:

thanks everyone
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