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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 December 11, 2018

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Artist Track Label Format Approx. start time
Junior & The Star Lites  Tres Cachetadas   Options Mex Melody  7"  0:00:00 ()
Little Henry Lee  Como Los Meros Hombres   Options Key-Loc  7"  0:04:44 ()
Dimas Garza  La Mesera   Options Garu  7"  0:07:20 ()
Nairobi Afro Band  Soul Makossa   Options Town Hall  7"  0:10:24 ()
The Counts  I'm The Music   Options Aware  7"  0:14:40 ()
The MSDs  Black Angels   Options O'retta  7"  0:21:16 ()
Family Circle  Loving You Make The World Go Round   Options Sky Disc  7"  0:24:24 ()
Bobby King  What Made You Change Your Mind   Options Seventy Seven  7"  0:27:22 ()
Little Johnny Taylor  I Know You Hear Me Calling   Options Galaxy  7"  0:29:24 ()
Danny Thurston  Ups & Downs   Options Compass  7"  0:32:15 ()
McKinley Mitchell  A Bit Of Soul   Options One-Derful!  7"  0:38:03 ()
Sin-Say-Shun's  I'll Be There   Options Venett  7"  0:40:30 ()
The Movers  Leave Me Loose   Options 123  7"  0:43:20 ()
The Tren-Dells  I'll Be There   Options Southtown  7"  0:45:24 ()
The Nightcaps  Wine Wine Wine   Options Vandan  7"  0:47:17 ()
Johnny Jay  Sugar Doll   Options Mercury  7"  0:54:17 ()
Blues Rockers  Calling All Cows   Options Excello  7"  0:56:07 ()
The Clefs  Do You Care   Options Cue  7"  0:59:03 ()
Eugene Church  I Ain't Goin' For That   Options Class  7"  1:01:06 ()
Duke Pearson  Gate City   Options Blue Note  7"  1:03:23 ()
Cannonball Adderley  One For Daddy-O   Options Blue Note  7"  1:11:05 ()
Nat Adderley  Foo Foo   Options Riverside  7"  1:17:10 ()
Afro-Blues Quintet Plus 1  Walk On By   Options Mira  7"  1:19:21 ()
Mose Allison   Wild Man On The Loose   Options Atlantic  7"  1:23:06 ()
Gene Ammons  Chicago Breakdown   Options Prestige  7"  1:25:08 ()
Curtis Amy  Bongo Blue   Options Palomar  7"  1:31:03 ()
Dorothy Ashby  Secret Love   Options Argo  7"  1:33:56 ()
Chet Baker  But Not For Me   Options Pacific Jazz  7"  1:37:56 ()
Count Basie  Hang On Sloopy   Options Brunswick  7"  1:40:25 ()
Lou Bennet Trio  Googa Mooga   Options Dawn  7"  1:42:52 ()
Harold Betters  Do Anything You Wanna   Options Gateway  7"  1:47:38 ()
Walter Bishop Jr.   Coral Keys   Options Black Jazz  7"  1:50:12 ()
Hacke Bjorksten  Go Home Swanson   Options Sonet  7"  1:53:05 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 10:01pm chresti:

Howdy Kris and homebodies!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 10:02pm Uncle Michael:

loaded and locked
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 10:03pm Little Danny:

Heya heya
Avatar Tue. 12/11/18 10:03pm Kris Holmes:

Hi team!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 10:08pm Uncle Michael:

Keyboard horns are kinda funny.
Avatar Tue. 12/11/18 10:10pm Kris Holmes:

i think these are live?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 10:11pm Uncle Michael:

well...maybe...
Avatar Tue. 12/11/18 10:13pm Kris Holmes:

but i do agree with the statement. we used to listen to mexican radio in Southern California & it was keyboard horns & drum machine central.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 10:15pm chresti:

Where in SoCa?
Avatar Tue. 12/11/18 10:16pm Kris Holmes:

LA then Palm Springs
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 10:20pm Little Danny:

Speaking of jazz(iness), was that Counts the same group that began as the Fabulous Counts? Who had some cool soul jazz 45s early on?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 10:22pm Little Danny:

Nevermind. Same Counts alright. Thanks internet
Avatar Tue. 12/11/18 10:26pm Kris Holmes:

Yeah, Moira to Cotillion to Westbound to Aware label hopping, from Detroit I think.
Avatar Tue. 12/11/18 10:35pm coelacanth∅:

greetings Kris and all
  Tue. 12/11/18 10:37pm Dean:

Is that the Bobbie King who sang on Ry Cooder's "I Can't Win"?
Avatar Tue. 12/11/18 10:37pm coelacanth∅:

"i saw mommy kissing santa clause"?
  Tue. 12/11/18 10:38pm Dean:

^Er, Bobby...?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 10:39pm Little Danny:

Kris! Did I sell you a copy of McKinley Mitchell's "I'm Ready"? Sold it off at some point recently, now filled with regrets
Avatar Tue. 12/11/18 10:40pm Kris Holmes:

i don' think so
  Tue. 12/11/18 10:42pm Dean:

Wow, there are that many Bobby Kings?!

[joke]
Avatar Tue. 12/11/18 10:45pm Kris Holmes:

i don't think it's the same guy
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 10:48pm Little Danny:

Love this Tren-Dells. Americanos trying to sound British but somehow sounding even more Americano in the process
Avatar Tue. 12/11/18 10:50pm Kris Holmes:

Yeah heavy Beatles influence on it but that guitar break!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 10:53pm chresti:

...and the British invasion borrowed from American RnB
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 10:54pm Uncle Michael:

My British Invasion band will be called The Apostrophe's.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 10:54pm Little Danny:

too true Chresti
  Tue. 12/11/18 10:57pm Dean:

Mine will be either The Inflections or Those Who Add a U after an O in Words Like Color.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 10:58pm Little Danny:

Oof, that hurts my eyes UM. "Your crazy lol!!!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 10:58pm chresti:

The Troo Coolours
  Tue. 12/11/18 10:59pm Dean:

Trew.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:00pm chresti:

the Right-y-Os
  Tue. 12/11/18 11:01pm Dean:

The Cheer-y-Os
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:02pm Uncle Michael:

Time to be supine. Thanks Kris...night all.
Avatar Tue. 12/11/18 11:02pm Kris Holmes:

Night Michael
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:02pm chresti:

Haha Dean!
Good Night UM.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:03pm Little Danny:

@Dean: do I recall you work/worked as an editor?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:04pm Little Danny:

More jazz 45s please mate
  Tue. 12/11/18 11:04pm Dean:

Not quite. I'm a librarian who worked long ago as a contributor/typesetter/maniac for Flipside, one of the fanzines in the late '70s that captured the L.A. punk scene.
Avatar Tue. 12/11/18 11:05pm Kris Holmes:

Heading into a whole rest of the show of jazz 45s Dan
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:06pm Little Danny:

OMG Flipside. Dang.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:06pm Little Danny:

Excellent!
  Tue. 12/11/18 11:10pm Dean:

Yeah. Those were the days.
  Tue. 12/11/18 11:11pm Dean:

My gig was exclusively late '70s, not when they made real inroads during the '80s. I'm there in the first handful of issues.
  Tue. 12/11/18 11:14pm Dean:

This from Somethin' Else? To my mind, better by far than Kind of Blue.
Avatar Tue. 12/11/18 11:15pm Kris Holmes:

yep, Somethin' Else. I Love both albums, can't choose.
  Tue. 12/11/18 11:16pm Dean:

I once heard an original pressing of this album at a San Diego stereo store, late '80s, on a really good system. Still can't shake it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:17pm Little Danny:

There you go with your crazy opinions again Dean
  Tue. 12/11/18 11:18pm Dean:

Yeah, well, here's another: Everything (give or take) is wrong!
Avatar Tue. 12/11/18 11:18pm Kris Holmes:

i bet it sounded like you were right there in the studio, hear Cannonball's stomach grumbling & all
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:20pm Little Danny:

Both albums are classics. But Kind of Blue really broke things open in a way that Somethin' Else didn't
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:21pm Little Danny:

On the other hand Kind of Blue didn't feature Miles growling "Is that what you wanted, Albert?"
Avatar Tue. 12/11/18 11:22pm Kris Holmes:

hahahaha
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:23pm Little Danny:

I bought a pristine original copy of Somethin' Else on Etsy for $20.

Cool story bro
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:24pm Little Danny:

God I love Mose's mod 45s
  Tue. 12/11/18 11:24pm Dean:

Detail is only one factor. It's the spread, the soundstage, depth, air, definition... My experience of great recordings doesn't turn on verisimilitude, which is not a measurable factor. I don't really know what an actual live performance sounds "like." So, yeah, sometimes telling details make a record more interesting. But mostly my experience attends to the gestalt.

I have three or four copies of Somethin' Else: LP, CD, Mobile Fidelity CD, Japanese LP.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:27pm Little Danny:

Well now I think I agree with you again
Avatar Tue. 12/11/18 11:27pm Kris Holmes:

I don't actually own it on LP, only CD!!!
  Tue. 12/11/18 11:28pm Dean:

First pressing, man. The pinnacle.
Avatar Tue. 12/11/18 11:28pm Kris Holmes:

My Jazz CD collection is probably better than my Jazz LP collection, which is kinda saying something.
  Tue. 12/11/18 11:30pm Dean:

My jazz 7" collection is...give me a second...the null set.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:33pm Little Danny:

Three long boxes of jazz 45s over here, easily the fetishist peak of my entire collection
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:39pm chresti:

Gosh, I'm a lightweight as far as 7" collecting goes.
Avatar Tue. 12/11/18 11:40pm Kris Holmes:

be thankful for that, being perpetually broke sucks :(
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:41pm Little Danny:

From my perspective you're one of the fortunate ones, chresti
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:41pm Little Danny:

Or what Kris said
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:41pm chresti:

I'm already perpetually broke
Avatar Tue. 12/11/18 11:42pm Kris Holmes:

yeah but probably from useful things, not Jazz 45s lol
  Tue. 12/11/18 11:43pm Dean:

Wenzel's closed before I risked addiction to 7", though I have a few. And now I have kids, which means I have to measure my vinyl needs against their hunger. On occasion, I defer to them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:45pm chresti:

Franco makes up for my lack of a 7" collection. There's piles and boxes of 'em everywhere.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:51pm Little Danny:

Yes! Love this version of "Coral Keys"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:52pm Little Danny:

Wait, what is Franco, chresti?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:53pm chresti:

Oh, Franco Twinkie
  Tue. 12/11/18 11:53pm Dean:

More like, "Who is Franco?," LD.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:54pm chresti:

The guy I live with
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:54pm Little Danny:

Oh, that's right!
  Tue. 12/11/18 11:55pm Dean:

I assume Franco is the spouse, partner, amanuensis, physical therapist, office manager, or what have you of chresti.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:56pm Little Danny:

You had me at amanuensis
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:56pm chresti:

He's at home reading right now. Right. Partner of Chresti
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:57pm Little Danny:

This is some terrific Svensk bop. Also, looking forward to your pronunciation
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/11/18 11:58pm chresti:

Haha
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/12/18 12:00am Little Danny:

Hey that sounded sorta right. But kind of disappointed here. I would have absolutely mangled it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/12/18 12:02am Little Danny:

Quite a bomb you dropped right there at the end, Kris

Great show, and more jazz 45s please!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/12/18 12:03am chresti:

Thanks! Happy Birthday-40? That's nutt'n!
Avatar Wed. 12/12/18 12:03am Kris Holmes:

Thanks guys!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/12/18 12:03am chresti:

Just keep using the pomade!
  Wed. 12/12/18 12:04am Dean:

Wait. Did he say he turns 40 today? Happy birthday. If not, happy some other day.
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