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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 May 21, 2019: ARC Finds Show

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Artist Track Label Format Approx. start time
Carolyn Franklin  You Really Didn't Mean It   Options RCA Victor  7"  0:00:00 ()
Brother Jack McDuff  Do It Now   Options Atlantic  7"  0:04:48 ()
Shirley Ellis   The Clapping Song   Options Congress  7"  0:07:10 ()
Desmond Dekker  My Precious World   Options Uni  7"  0:09:43 ()
Lord Superior  Spread Joy   Options Cab  7"  0:12:28 ()
Mongo Santamaria  Watermelon Man   Options Battle  7"  0:18:31 ()
Lee Dorsey   Get Out Of My Life Woman   Options Amy  7"  0:20:59 ()
Travis Wammack  Scratchy   Options ARA  7"  0:23:26 ()
Roy Lee Johnson  Stanback Headache Powder   Options Columbia  7"  0:25:49 ()
Charles Mann  Hey Little Girl   Options Lanor  7"  0:28:27 ()
Little Henry Lee  Better Use Your Head   Options Gismo  7"  0:35:57 ()
Mickey Murray  Fat Gal   Options Federal  7"  0:38:56 ()
Buddy Ace  She's My Baby   Options Duke  7"  0:41:14 ()
Buddy Lamp  Where Have You Been   Options Duke  7"  0:43:10 ()
Clifton Chenier  Don't Touch My Leg   Options Crazy Cajun  7"  0:45:48 ()
Lonnie Mack  Baby What's Wrong   Options Fraternity  7"  0:51:04 ()
Paul Vann  Soul Children   Options Sound Stage 7  7"  0:53:39 ()
Billy Vera  Big Chief   Options Orange  7"  0:56:34 ()
Paul Vann  Just The Touch Of Your Hand   Options Sound Stage 7  7"  0:59:28 ()
Billy Vera  Hold On   Options Orange  7"  1:02:10 ()
The Rondels  Love Bones   Options Capri  7"  1:06:42 ()
The Steelers  Get It From The Bottom   Options Date  7"  1:11:42 ()
Paulette Parker  Driving Wheel   Options Duke  7"  1:13:49 ()
Modulation Corporation  What To Do   Options Atom  7"  1:16:37 ()
The James Boys  The Horse   Options Phil-L.A. of Soul  7"  1:19:08 ()
Tommy McLain  Teasing You   Options American Pla-Boy  7"  1:27:07 ()
Little Royal  Soul Train   Options Trius  7"  1:29:06 ()
Johnny Copeland  If You're Looking For A Fool   Options Wet Soul  7"  1:31:55 ()
Roy Arlington  Everybody Makes A Mistake Sometimes   Options Safice  7"  1:33:39 ()
Clarence Henry  Come On And Dance   Options Argo  7"  1:36:23 ()
Parliament  Breakdown   Options Invictus  7"  1:41:05 ()
Parliament  The Goose   Options Casablanca  7"  1:43:34 ()
The Barrons  Some Kind Of Fool   Options Althia  7"  1:47:17 ()
Sir Douglas Quintet  Dynamite Woman   Options Smash  7"  1:50:34 ()
The Honey Drippers  Impeach The President   Options Alaga  7"  1:55:48 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 10:03pm chresti:

Hi Kris!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 10:04pm chresti:

..and the rest of the household!
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 10:04pm Kris Holmes:

Hello Chresti.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 10:05pm Matt from New Orleans:

Hey Kris and Chresti
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 10:06pm Matt from New Orleans:

I mentioned you and Danny eating dinner on finewine’s board on Friday because I was asking him if he had ever been to ARC and he said he had not
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 10:06pm Kris Holmes:

Hi Matt
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 10:08pm Matt from New Orleans:

I like Brother Jack. Always a chill listen
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 10:09pm Kris Holmes:

He needs to come one year. Danny & I had a great time. Dinner Friday was great. A Mexican/Indian Fusion place. Heavy record discussions were had by the six of us there.
  Tue. 5/21/19 10:18pm Carmichael:

Heya Kris.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 10:21pm Matt from New Orleans:

I’m a big fan of this version
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 10:22pm Kris Holmes:

Hi there Carmichael. Matt, yes it's great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 10:28pm Granny Spicy Tuna:

yes to this
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 10:30pm Franco Twinkie:

Ha! Your copy of Scratchy is....Scratchy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 10:31pm JtotheK:

hi kris, good evening - everyone!
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 10:38pm Kris Holmes:

Hi Jason
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 10:46pm Franco Twinkie:

Okay Kris. That last admission...Until I find a test pressing... Now I say this with love and respect, but that illustrates the difference between the committed and those who should be committed.
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 10:47pm Kris Holmes:

hahahaha
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 10:52pm Matt from New Orleans:

Huey Meaux turned out to be a real piece of shit aside from being a shady record label owner.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 10:53pm Matt from New Orleans:

www.texasmonthly.com...
In case anyone is interested in reading about his sordid life
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 10:54pm Kris Holmes:

yeah, not a great human unfortunately
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 10:58pm Franco Twinkie:

Thanks Matt! As a research fellow I need to read the most sordid hear say as well as the elevated white wash that comes wrapped around reissues.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 10:59pm Matt from New Orleans:

Kris what’s the deal with the 12” of this I see on discogs?
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 10:59pm Kris Holmes:

of what?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:00pm Matt from New Orleans:

Of soul children
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 11:01pm Kris Holmes:

link? i just searched & don't see it
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:01pm Matt from New Orleans:

I’m an idiot I clicked on the wrong Paul Vann song on SS7
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 11:01pm Franco Twinkie:

As well as been a band leader, Billy Vera had a great radio show on KCRW in the hazy past.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:01pm Matt from New Orleans:

Ignore my query
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:02pm Matt from New Orleans:

It was Hello my Lover I clicked on selling for over $600 btw
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 11:04pm Kris Holmes:

i see that now, super weird, no idea.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:12pm Matt from New Orleans:

I just found out that Paul Vann and Ila Vann are siblings
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 11:12pm Kris Holmes:

I did not know that but it makes sense
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:16pm Matt from New Orleans:

I like ila vann’s version of can’t help loving that man of mine
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:19pm Little Danny:

Hey Kris, hey peeps!
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 11:20pm Kris Holmes:

Hi Dan! You made it home safe?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:21pm Little Danny:

Yep. With exactly 100 new 45s
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 11:23pm Kris Holmes:

Nicely done. You bought way more than me this time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:25pm Little Danny:

Stands to reason. I mean, you *were* behind your table for the weekend
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:26pm JtotheK:

ahoy danny!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:26pm Little Danny:

Heya Jason! How goes it my dude?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:28pm JtotheK:

ok, how goes it with you? all this Austin talk -- full disclosure: I've never been to that record fair ... nor have I ever been to WFMU record fair. *sigh*
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:30pm Little Danny:

Wonderful as always to hang with ya mate!

To any curious listeners: Kris is the best
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 11:31pm Kris Holmes:

I did wish I could have hit the trenches harder but finances just weren't having it
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 11:32pm Kris Holmes:

Jason you gotta try wrangle it one year, great fun
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 11:33pm Kris Holmes:

Yes Dan great to see you & no, you're the best.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:33pm Matt from New Orleans:

I was talking about Willie tee last night with Larry during his non WFMU show. I was still living in NY when Willie played at the McCarren Park pool in Williamsburg in summer 07. I went to the show and moved to New Orleans soon after and soon after that I was at Willie’s second line. It was all in less than 2 months. I think it was his last show. He looked healthy and put on a great show
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:35pm Matt from New Orleans:

Earl died between the show and when I moved to New Orleans
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:35pm Little Danny:

@J2tK: Me? All goes well. Listening to Kris, cleaning records from the Austin show, and packaging up 45s to be shipped out tomorrow. The complete human.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:36pm Matt from New Orleans:

A rough month or so for the Turbinton family
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:40pm JtotheK:

dan, sounds like you have a full night ahead!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:41pm Matt from New Orleans:

indangerousrhythm.blogspot.com...
I found an old post about the show I saw. Great lineup. I had forgotten that Bobby Patterson preformed.
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 11:44pm Kris Holmes:

cool
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:45pm JtotheK:

This Parliament 45 reminds me that I have yet to find 'Come In Out of the Rain.'
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:49pm Matt from New Orleans:

Thanks Kris enjoyed the show tonight. See you next week.
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 11:51pm Kris Holmes:

Thanks Matt
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 11:53pm Franco Twinkie:

I'm glad you spent whatever extra lunch money you had in Austin. It made for a top notch show!
Avatar Tue. 5/21/19 11:55pm Franco Twinkie:

Sir Douglas Rifa!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:56pm JtotheK:

thanks for the tunes, Kris - cheers everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/21/19 11:57pm Little Danny:

Thanks Kris!
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