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A roadmap that reveals the highways, byways, ley lines and subterranean tunnels connecting rock, soul, pop, folk rock, R&B, garage, punk, funk, jazz, world music, and soundtracks from the twilight of the 1950s to the dawn of the 1970s. Larry Grogan is a DJ, writer, podcaster, collector, and the man behind Funky16Corners.


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Options December 5, 2018: Testify! The Story of Bo Diddley!

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format
Funky16Corners  Testify! Intro   Options Best of Funky16Corners Volume One  Funky16Corners  2017  MP3 
George Thorogood and the Destroyers  Who Do You Love   Options Move It On Over  Rounder  1978  LP 
Jo Ann and Troy  Who Do You Love   Options 45RPM Single  Atlantic  1964  45 
Quicksilver Messenger Service  Who Do You Love Pt1   Options Happy Trails  Capitol  1969  LP 
The Woolies  Who Do You Love   Options 45RPM Single  Dunhill  1966  45 
 
Bo Diddley  Bo Diddley   Options 45RPM Single  Checker  1955  45 
Bo Diddley  Road Runner   Options 45RPM Single  Checker  1960  45 
Bo Diddley  Bring It To Jerome   Options 45RPM Single  Checker  1955  45 
Bo Diddley  I Can Tell   Options 45RPM Single  Checker  1962  45 
 
Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band  Diddy Wah Diddy   Options 45RPM Single  A&M  1966  45 
The Animals  The Story of Bo Diddley   Options The Animals  MGM  1964  LP 
The Pretty Things  Pretty Thing   Options The Pretty Things  Fontana  1965  LP 
The Kinks  Cadillac   Options You Really Got Me  Reprise  1964  LP 
British Walkers  Diddley Daddy   Options 45RPM Single  Try  1964  45 
13th Floor Elevators  Before You Accuse Me   Options 45RPM Single  International Artists  1967  45 
George Thorogood and the Destroyers  Ride On Josephine   Options George Thorogood and the Destroyers  Rounder  1977  LP 
Art Neville  Bo Diddley Pt1   Options 45RPM Single  Sansu  1968  45 
Quicksilver Messenger Service  Mona   Options Happy Trails  Capitol  1969  LP 
The Remains  Diddy Wah Diddy   Options 45RPM Single  Epic  1965  45 
 
Bo Diddley  Bo Diddley   Options Live on the Ed Sullivan Show  Bootleg  1955  MP3 
Bo Diddley  Hey Bo Diddley   Options Live on the TAMI Show  Bootleg  1965  MP3 
Bo Diddley  Wrecking My Love Life   Options 45RPM Single  Checker  1967  45 
Bo Diddley   Boogaloo Before You Go   Options 45RPM Single  Checker  1967  45 
Bo Diddley  I'm High Again   Options 45RPM Single  Checker  1968  45 
Bo Diddley  Go For Broke   Options Another Dimension  Chess  1971  LP 
Bo Diddley  Pollution   Options Another Dimension  Chess  1971  LP 
 
The Stooges  1969   Options The Stooges  Elektra  1969  LP 
The Strangeloves  I Want Candy   Options 45RPM Single  Bang  1965  45 
Them  Mystic Eyes   Options 45RPM Single  Parrot  1965  45 
The Who   Magic Bus   Options Magic Bus  Decca  1968  LP 
Donovan  Hey Gyp (Dig the Slowness)   Options 45RPM Single  Hickory  1965  45 
The Smiths  How Soon Is Now   Options Meat Is Murder  Sire  1984  LP 
 
Rex Garvin and the Mighty Cravers  I Gotta Go Now (Up On the Floor)   Options 45RPM Single  Like  1966  45 

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:00pm Granny Spicy Tuna:

Sing it!
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:00pm Jeff Ash:

Good evening, sir!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:01pm Funky16Corners:

Granny! Jeff!
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:02pm Erica:

Sorry I didn't tune in to the daytime show earlier today. I had to go Christmas shopping today. But I made it to the 10 p.m. show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:03pm chresti:

Hello! Hoodoo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:03pm Funky16Corners:

Hi Erica! No worries. The archive is always available.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:03pm Funky16Corners:

Chresti!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:03pm coelacanth∅:

hello again!
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:03pm Franco Twinkie:

Granny! Your dance number really works with the Bo Diddly beat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:03pm Funky16Corners:

Hi C!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:03pm Funky16Corners:

Franco! I was thinking the same thing!
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:04pm Jeff Ash:

Wish I could hear George Thorogood as fresh as it was when he burst onto the scene in the late '70s.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:04pm Funky16Corners:

Yeah, before his primary function was beer salesman
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:06pm Jeff Ash:

Yep, before his stuff became overlicensed.
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:07pm Erica:

Thanks Larry! I'll check out the archives when I can.
  Wed. 12/5/18 10:08pm rw:

Welcome back F16C! I want a chimney made out of human skulls.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:08pm Granny Spicy Tuna:

@Franco Twinkie: It's fun to see how Ann-Margret matches (or is completely wrong) for whatever is playing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:09pm Funky16Corners:

Hey rw! One of my all time favorite lyrics. Back in the olden days, when I was in a band we used to incorporate Who Do You Love into an extended version of Shakin' All Over
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:09pm Franco Twinkie:

Yeah! Quicksilver. My first big time rock concert.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:09pm Granny Spicy Tuna:

This avatar is always the wrong vibe for Shrunken Planet, for instance…
  Wed. 12/5/18 10:10pm Dean:

Picked up this album two or three months ago for four or five bucks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:10pm Funky16Corners:

I'm jealous. I wish I'd been old enough to see them. It was a thrill to see some of John Cippolina's gear at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:10pm Funky16Corners:

Hey Dean!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:10pm coelacanth∅:

i dug Thorogood when he hit but when i heard all the originals, bit by bit, i realised how lacking in subtlety his playing was on those records. very good anyway, but not for the people into the same music he was.
  Wed. 12/5/18 10:10pm rw:

Erica, the morning show was great. Calming. You get anything good? I could use some gift ideas.
  Wed. 12/5/18 10:12pm Dean:

(I'm gonna hold you to that Loggins & Messina should you do another chill show, Mr. Corners.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:12pm Funky16Corners:

I'm going to look for it!
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:12pm Erica:

I have some advice for you rw: Never go out Christmas shopping on a snowy day, especially if you can't drive and take the bus. It was too cold outside. And if you do, shop somewhere affordable. I went to Target to buy some gifts but the prices were pretty steep.
  Wed. 12/5/18 10:14pm rw:

Dean, I think I've got a Loggins & Messina LP or two that belonged to my ex-wife. I keep wondering whether to get rid of them. I should keep?
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:14pm Erica:

Also if you wish to know what I got, it's mainly stocking stuffers, video games, nutcrackers and kid toys. There was also a T-shirt.
  Wed. 12/5/18 10:16pm Dean:

rw, I selectively enjoy stuff by L&M or L or M, but I really like "Peace of Mind," part of a "Trilogy" on Sittin' In. It's from their debut(?) album, 1971. Really lovely. So, maybe it's worth giving those LPs a spin?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:18pm chresti:

Who are you gifting? rw
  Wed. 12/5/18 10:18pm Dean:

Heard him open up for The Clash in '79, Santa Monica.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:19pm Funky16Corners:

That must have been cool!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:19pm chresti:

giphy.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:20pm chresti:

(to GSTuna)
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:21pm Jeff Ash:

Passing mention of Little Richard there. That would be a fun show.
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:22pm Erica:

What was the Bo Diddly song about a girl who was ugly? (no joke) I forget the name. Heard it once.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:22pm Funky16Corners:

Someday, for sure.
  Wed. 12/5/18 10:22pm rw:

Hey chresti, mostly stuck for ideas for my mom and my sister's family. I often make marmalade with the tangerines that hang over into my yard adding a good helping of ginger. I may do that again. Need some more ideas though. Sister's kids like cash but that's a little boring.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:25pm coelacanth∅:

Little richard has about 15 over-the-top Amazing, Brilliant, Groundbreaking songs. and that's it! (in my opinion)
...enough to make him the king of rock n roll though!
(kidding...i don't believe in such things. but he did step it up to the next level)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:25pm chresti:

marmalade is perfect, even a basket of tangerines (yum!)
What age range are the kids?@rw
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:26pm Franco Twinkie:

Stan Ridgway told me that when he was in high school him and his brother Ken got Bo Diddley to play in their gym. He said they called his house and his wife answered the phone. They asked "Is Mr. Diddley home?" She said "Just a minute. he's under the car." what ever they said worked. They got Kaleidoscope to open the show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:26pm chresti:

Weeee!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:26pm coelacanth∅:

rw send some of that marmalade this way!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:27pm Funky16Corners:

@C - I have to do a Little Richard show now. He has so much great stuff from the 60s that most people outside of soul collectors haven't heard. Gospel stuff too
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:27pm Funky16Corners:

@Franco - Wow! That's some story!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:27pm coelacanth∅:

what the hell! Bo Diddley shouldn't be under a car!!
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:28pm Erica:

Today is also Little Richard's birthday, speaking of which.
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:28pm Erica:

Neither should cats coel but they hide under there for shelter.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:29pm Granny Spicy Tuna:

@chresti: that was some crazy dancing alright! I haven't tried THAT one.
  Wed. 12/5/18 10:31pm Dean:

Franco, Did you ask Stan about his recollection of asking my doofus band to open for WoV? Mighta been him, mighta been Marc...
  Wed. 12/5/18 10:31pm rw:

Hey chresti, nephews are 16 and 18. Oldest is going to college next year but we don't know where and I feel like college stuff stresses him out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:31pm chresti:

@coel he does it for his lady! She likes it..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:32pm coelacanth∅:

Larry i'm ready to be edjamakated. i have a 22-song comp and another 14-song comp -with some overlap; and i've heard a few other tracks...so yeah, my experience is limited. i just concluded that because the other songs on the comps besides those 15 (?) are Soooo bad! (like "by the light of the silvery moon"...sad!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:32pm chresti:

what music do they like?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:33pm Funky16Corners:

@C - Little Richard's soul years, for Veejay, Okeh and Brunswick are stellar. Very cool stuff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:34pm Funky16Corners:

I'm almost afraid to do a Little Richard show, like if I do he'll have permission to die, and if I don't, he'll live forever. Nutty, I know, but I don't want to take any chances.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:34pm chresti:

tickets to a concert
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:34pm chresti:

ask him @larry
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:35pm chresti:

on broadway
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:35pm Franco Twinkie:

I saw Captain Beefheart doing Diddy Wah Diddy on 9th Street West, a local dance show when I was ten, I was very impressed with the drummer, who instead of the name of the band on kick the drum, had a picture of a giant baby.
  Wed. 12/5/18 10:36pm rw:

chresti, they're kind of bland. Concert tickets might be good... I'll ask my sister. Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:36pm Funky16Corners:

@FRanco - I wonder if any video of that exists? There's a clip of Beefheart on Where The Action Is
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:36pm chresti:

*sounds like here*
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:36pm Jeff Ash:

I am OK with your thinking on a Little Richard show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:37pm Funky16Corners:

It'll keep.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:37pm Funky16Corners:

It kind of blows my mind that Little Richard is only a year younger than my Dad.
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:37pm Franco Twinkie:

Don't think so, Larry. All those shows were wiped.
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:38pm Franco Twinkie:

Dean, I promise I'll ask next time I see him.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:38pm chresti:

Just tell them that their parents might not like it, @rw
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:39pm Jeff Ash:

I think I heard that Pretty Things cut on Underground Garage not too long ago!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:40pm Funky16Corners:

They got their name from that song!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:42pm chresti:

wow! Have not heard this Kinks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:43pm Funky16Corners:

From their first album.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:43pm chresti:

...or remember it, pretty sure my ex had that album
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:44pm chresti:

I just don't recognize that song
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:48pm coelacanth∅:

and i never heard this 13th floor elevators version. pretty wild. i never liked that song but this is pretty rad
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:49pm coelacanth∅:

oh i'm behind. my craptop crashed. and it's threatening to again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:51pm Funky16Corners:

Weird story behind that 45. It was a track on their fake live album, they stripped off the fake crowd noise and slapped it on the b-side of Levitation
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:52pm Funky16Corners:

I know I played this on the Meters show, but I couldn't resist...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:53pm coelacanth∅:

you could also do a whole show of songs Bo didn't pen but that use the "bo diddley beat". (earliest one i can think of being willie & the hand jive probably; and still continuing today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:54pm coelacanth∅:

oh Larry that's interesting. i kind of ignore that album, despite my adoration of the elevators in general.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:54pm Funky16Corners:

There's a whole set of those coming at the back end of tonight's show!
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 10:56pm Franco Twinkie:

When I saw Quicksilver they had a salad oil light show behind them called The Deadly Nightshade.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:57pm Funky16Corners:

Oh my....memories of bales and bales of marijuana incinerated while listening to this record (Back in the day, of course)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 10:58pm Funky16Corners:

Back in the 80s, on the NYC garage/psych scene there was a guy named Captain Whizzo who did old school light shows like that. It was a gas
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:02pm Erica:

Never knew Mona was a Bo Diddley song. I've heard the Rolling Stones cover it as well as the version by Australian band Craig McLachlan & Check 1-2.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:07pm chresti:

Having crowd noise added is weird
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:08pm coelacanth∅:

i wouldn't bet that the elevators had a lot to do with that faux-live album's release.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:09pm Funky16Corners:

I'll bet you're right
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:09pm coelacanth∅:

haha "bo diddelly"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:09pm chresti:

Love that Beefheart track
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:10pm Franco Twinkie:

Yeah, when Happy Trails came out, my friend Mike Foster and I were so blown away, we made a vow to see them next time they came around...and we did!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:12pm Funky16Corners:

I forget how I got turned on to it, but it's such a trippy album, in a seriously R&B-based way. American psychedelia
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:14pm Funky16Corners:

@Erica - Yeah. Mona's a great song. Not covered as much as some of his other tunes
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:16pm Erica:

Mona IS a great song Larry.
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:17pm Franco Twinkie:

There was this DJ named Jimmy Rabbit on KRLA in 1969, and he would play Mona late at night. I would lay in bed with my transistor in the dark, with solar systems colliding before my eyes.
  Wed. 12/5/18 11:18pm Dean:

Jesus, I remember Jimmy Rabbit.
  Wed. 12/5/18 11:22pm Dean:

Jesus, Bo Diddley sounds here like Steely Dan, which is very disturbing to me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:25pm Funky16Corners:

His later albums, like this and Black Gladiator are largely unknown outside of funk/soul collector circles. Lots of coll stuff on them
  Wed. 12/5/18 11:25pm Dean:

Jesus, Bo Diddley sounds here like Ohio Players, which ain't bad.
  Wed. 12/5/18 11:26pm Dean:

Got it. I have a personal vendetta against SD.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:27pm Funky16Corners:

Al Kooper is all over this album.
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:28pm Franco Twinkie:

Dean, since both you and I saw him open for The Clash, let's be honest, he really just kind of slopped his way through his set. I was disappointed to say the least. I held him in very high regard.
  Wed. 12/5/18 11:30pm Dean:

It was for me a surreal experience, because I was merely familiar with BD, and I had no affection for "old" rock. But it was captivating, too, and I understood the impetus to include him, i.e., to acknowledge his musical contribution.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:31pm coelacanth:

nice stoogies!
  Wed. 12/5/18 11:31pm Dean:

Fuck, 2018, another year with nothing to do.
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:32pm Franco Twinkie:

Surfin' with Bo Diddley is a pretty crappy record. And it shouldn't be!
  Wed. 12/5/18 11:33pm Dean:

We should abolish years!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:33pm Funky16Corners:

I wonder what Bo Diddley thought of this, I imagine he had to have passed through Detroit in the late 60s.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:34pm coelacanth∅:

i'm confident you wont squander your time by playing a dead cover of not fade away!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:34pm chresti:

Spaced out version
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:35pm chresti:

It sounds psyched out
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:35pm coelacanth∅:

i want chocolate
  Wed. 12/5/18 11:36pm rw:

Hang on. I missed the premise. Covers? 1969 was a cover?
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:36pm Erica:

This song's been covered quite a bit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:36pm chresti:

oops! I had 3 players at once
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:36pm coelacanth∅:

rw, just a beat
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:36pm Funky16Corners:

No, this set is the influence of Bo Diddley, the passage of the Bo Diddley sound into the larger consciousness
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:37pm coelacanth∅:

i think i still like this version the best
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:37pm chresti:

Bo Diddly beat
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:37pm Jeff Ash:

Just heard an Underground Garage bit about a Bo Diddley song that inspired 1969, but I'll be darned if can remember what it was.
  Wed. 12/5/18 11:38pm rw:

Oh! Cool. Thanks. Hey Bo Diddley, I want candy!
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:38pm Franco Twinkie:

The Strangleloves! Another TV sensation on channel 9! this time on Boss City.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:39pm Funky16Corners:

@Jeff - I didn't know there was a direct connection. Gonna have to look into that
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:39pm chresti:

Them did a Bo Diddly tune
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:39pm Funky16Corners:

The Strangeloves who reuinited for the first time in 53 years last night with Yo La Tengo
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:40pm Jeff Ash:

Yeah, I can't remember whether it was a specific song or just the Bo Diddley sound. Sorry.
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:40pm Franco Twinkie:

Rick Griffin did a great comic strip poster of Mystic Eyes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:40pm chresti:

oh maybe it's the Animals I'm thinking of
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:41pm coelacanth∅:

great choice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:41pm chresti:

one of my fav Who songs
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:42pm Erica:

Homer: "Play Magic Bus!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:43pm chresti:

the other is "She's wearing Disguises"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:44pm chresti:

weee!
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:44pm Franco Twinkie:

Oh yeah!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:44pm coelacanth∅:

chresti, "mary ann with the shaky hands"
  Wed. 12/5/18 11:46pm Dean:

There is something medieval about the Bo Diddley signature strum, but I'm hard pressed to think of an example. Still, I'm inclined to accept that Bo Diddley influenced his predecessors. (See Harold Bloom, who has argued that earlier poets influence later ones.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:46pm coelacanth∅:

so good
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:46pm Jeff Ash:

You can see some of Whole Lotta Love from here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:46pm Funky16Corners:

The beat goes directly back to Africa.
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:46pm Franco Twinkie:

Mouldy Mary Ann? something like that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:47pm coelacanth∅:

and i did not expect to hear this!
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:47pm Erica:

Oh wow. Now we jump to the 80s with the Smiths.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:47pm chresti:

"I don't want to go for no trip" the best
  Wed. 12/5/18 11:47pm Dean:

"back to Africa": one of my favorite Pharoah Sanders tracks, due largely to Hamid Drake's drumming.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:48pm Funky16Corners:

Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition (or the Smiths)!
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:48pm Franco Twinkie:

Johhny Marr's greatest riff...wait a minute.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:48pm coelacanth∅:

Franco NO! she not moldy she just shaky!
  Wed. 12/5/18 11:48pm Dean:

Nope, can't abide The Smiths. Just can't.
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:49pm Erica:

I don't hear the Diddley influence here. Where is it?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:49pm Funky16Corners:

TREMELOOOOOOOOOO
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:49pm chresti:

the guitar
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:49pm coelacanth∅:

dean, it's hard to imagine anything with Hamid Drake on it not being great!
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:49pm Franco Twinkie:

I know the song, it's just...that...I...can't...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:50pm coelacanth∅:

the smiths would be excellent with a good vocalist!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:50pm chresti:

tremolo bar
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:51pm Erica:

Morrissey made the band big though.
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:51pm Erica:

(In my opinion anyway).
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:51pm coelacanth∅:

Morrissey was and maybe is a great lyricist, in my opinion; and the band was impeccable.
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:52pm Erica:

I'll have to look up the tremolo bar thing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:52pm Funky16Corners:

This is all Johnny Marr, all day long. BTW it's not a bar, it's a an amplifier setting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:52pm coelacanth∅:

he's not so bad on some tracks. i don't mind this one so much...except for the overplayedness of it.
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:53pm Franco Twinkie:

Reverb tank too.
  Wed. 12/5/18 11:53pm Dean:

Drake is superhumanly prolific. He has produced both excellent and average work. I can imagine less than immediately satisfying music of his. But so what? He is one of the great drummers of our time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:53pm Funky16Corners:

A whammy bar on a guitar can produce a similar effect but only for a brief period.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:53pm chresti:

oh then that's what causes it
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:54pm chresti:

an effects pedal
  Wed. 12/5/18 11:55pm Dean:

I credit Steely Dan, again, for ushering in the utter collapse of rock. The Smiths are a good example. Nice, fun, enjoyable stuff. Talented. Capable. Ultimately, though, not all that interesting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:55pm coelacanth∅:

i used to have an old ampeg amplifier that had a tremelo setting. i loved that, as well as a spring reverb setting. like an idiot i gave that away.
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:56pm Franco Twinkie:

1969=Downers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:56pm chresti:

yeah that's it- the reverberator
@franco
  Wed. 12/5/18 11:56pm Dean:

I like Marr's work with Bryan Ferry, though.
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:56pm Jeff Ash:

Great show, Larry! Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:56pm coelacanth∅:

that song got played in the clubs 2-3 times/night in the day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:57pm chresti:

good production-Smiths
Thanks Larry
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:57pm Funky16Corners:

Thanks Jeff!
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:57pm Franco Twinkie:

Thanks, Larry. Now I can wash the dishes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:57pm Funky16Corners:

Thanks Chresti!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:57pm coelacanth∅:

Great show Larry Thanks!
'nightall
  Wed. 12/5/18 11:58pm Johnzon:

morisey is a very talented singer some of who's music I enjoy very much who's apparently said some very controversial and shitty remarks that I haven't researched thoroughly. that's all I want to say about Morisey, thanks for inviting me to do so!
Avatar Wed. 12/5/18 11:58pm Erica:

See you all next week! Thanks Larry for the Bo Diddley show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:58pm Funky16Corners:

Nite C! Thanks for tuning in.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:58pm Funky16Corners:

Nite Erica!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:58pm coelacanth∅:

i have friends who like Morressey!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:59pm Funky16Corners:

I like him as a singer, As a public figure, not so much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/5/18 11:59pm chresti:

good night! My ex loved him!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/6/18 12:00am Funky16Corners:

Nite Chresti!
  Thu. 12/6/18 12:00am Johnzon:

he's a vegetarian! he has an underbite! ok Im done
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