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Options March 8, 2019: Hour Of Crap #20: Las Vegas, Damnit! The Third Trip
Another round of audio pieces of old Las Vegas before they stop serving drinks in the casino. (no fucking joke)

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Artist Track Album Label Format Comments Approx. start time
LVCAVA  Hey Las Vegas!   Options     MP3  Radio spot from the very early 80's   
Henry Rollins  Bone Tired (excerpt)   Options The Boxed Life  Imago  CD     
1140 KXNO  Casino Radio circa 1993   Options     MP3  Radio aircheck  0:05:04 ()
 
Stardust/KDWN-AM  Lido de Paris 25th anniversary   Options The Vegas Tapes    MP3    0:15:16 ()
KNPR  Las Vegas Extravaganzas   Options Las Vegas I Remember    MP3    0:15:52 ()
Jack Ashford  Las Vegas Strut   Options Jack Ashford and His Funk Brothers    7"    0:21:45 ()
 
  The Las Vegas Tapes #1       MP3  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rarO3KGlBw  0:25:22 ()
Rod Rogers & the Travis Jay Jones Orchestra  Lights Of Las Vegas   Options Las Vegas Souvenir  Essential Media Group  MP3    0:26:40 ()
  The Las Vegas Tapes #2       MP3  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rarO3KGlBw  0:28:58 ()
The Barnyard Cupcakes  Las Vegas Love Song   Options Chanin’s Rainbow  Leo Dynasty Productions  MP3    0:30:24 ()
  The Las Vegas Tapes #3       MP3  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rarO3KGlBw  0:35:13 ()
 
Castaways Hotel & Casino  Castaways Hotel & Casino   Options     MP3  Radio spot  0:39:42 ()
The Doel Brothers  I Left My Wife In Las Vegas   Options Go Vegas  El Toro Records      0:40:30 ()
  The Las Vegas Tapes #4         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rarO3KGlBw  0:43:03 ()
Hall & Oates  Las Vegas Turnaround (The Stewardess Song)   Options Abandoned Luncheonette  Atlantic Records  LP    0:44:54 ()
Lenny Bruce  Las Vegas Tits & Ass   Options Carnegie Hall  United Artists  LP    0:47:47 ()
 
Castaways Hotel & Casino  Castaways Hotel & Casino   Options     MP3    0:52:43 ()
Gil Evans  Las Vegas Tango   Options The Individualism of Gil Evans  Verve   MP3    0:53:58 ()
 

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/8/19 6:00pm Rich in Washington:

Hi Don-O!
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:00pm Mr Fab:

Vivaaaaa Las Crap!
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:01pm Martinibomb:

I hope we get to hear some CRAP today!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/8/19 6:01pm Otis Fodder:

Vegas!
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:01pm Don-O:

Correction, Mr. Fab will make them gifts announcements and giving away. Sorry about that!
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:04pm Mr Fab:

For a measly 20 bucks, one can grab another Norton/Kicks fun pack (T shirt+book+CD+vinyl) . One was given away earlier during Friendly Persuasion, so maybe we can persuade someone to take a chance on this?
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:24pm Mr Fab:

or you can grab: Nothing and the No Names / The New Surfsiders Norton 7" 2 pack Norton 45 record
The New Surfsiders play hilariously messed-up Beach boys covers.
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:25pm Don-O:

I hope all this Vegasness hasn't scared those donations away....much less the chat room.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/8/19 6:26pm Rich in Washington:

I'm here! Right now weighted down by a suddenly affectionate cat.
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:27pm Mr Fab:

no, everyone's been mentally transported to vintage Vegas. I hope the *ching ching ching* of slot machines rouses them to put a tip on our tray.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/8/19 6:27pm Otis Fodder:

I'm sort of here. Listening on tablet in kitchen.
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:28pm Mr Fab:

Another prize! Get your party started with "Hipshakers Vol. 4 Bossa Nova and Grits." These prizes are for this show only!
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:28pm Don-O:

Well, some are breathing out there. Sorry if I sounded selfish there. BTW, last week I got a copy of Cult Vegas and so far it's a hell of a read.
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:32pm Don-O:

According to the book, Prima and Smith did a movie called Hey, But Hey, Girl in 1958. According to the author, the movie sadly doesn't live up to their music and persona.
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:32pm Mr Fab:

thanks to Matthew from Seattle! Another Swag-for-Lifer. Which is something you all should consider, you'll be glad you did.
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:33pm Don-O:

Mathew, you're da MAN!!!!
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:34pm Don-O:

The book even has a few pages on Cook E. Jarr! Seems I should look this crazy lounge monster on YouTube!!
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:34pm Mr Fab:

i saw a great musical play called "Louie and Kelly at the Sahara." Def recommended if it comes to your town.
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:38pm Mr Fab:

*ching ching ching* That jackpot sound can only mean another pledge: Thx to Rebecca from Hoboken! She sez, and I quote "I like your show."
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:39pm Don-O:

BTW, MGM Grand announced a "grand" project that will "increase profits and cost operational costs" like replacing the bartenders with automated drink machines. You notice they said nothing about customer service.
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:44pm Don-O:

Rebecca, the queen o' the east coast!!! Thanks!!!
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:53pm Don-O:

BTW, is there a way to find out the BGM for THIS spot?!?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/8/19 6:54pm Rich in Washington:

Thanks for the wild Vegas trip, Don-O!
Taking the party next door directly after this:
www.wfmu.org...
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:54pm Mr Fab:

BGM?
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:56pm Mr Fab:

"automated drink machines"? Blech! Gong the complete opposite direction of the 'craft cocktail' movement, REAL smart move!
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:57pm Don-O:

background music with the guitar strumming and the vibe tinkling behind that Castaway spot I just played. That snipet has been driving me nuts since forever. I'm guessing there a audio site that filter out that tune and tell me what it is.....I hope!
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 6:59pm Don-O:

MGM also said that their employees "should worry about layoffs"....which means you better plan you next job NOW!!!
Avatar Fri. 3/8/19 7:00pm Mr Fab:

hmm, i'll listen to it again.
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