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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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Artist Track Label Format Approx. start time
Billy Preston  The Girl's Got "It"   Options Capitol  7"  0:00:00 (MP3 | )
Bobby McClure  Peak Of Love   Options Checker  7"  0:03:54 (MP3 | )
Gene Pitney  She's A Heartbreaker   Options Musicor  7"  0:06:31 (MP3 | )
The Malibus  A Broken Man   Options White Whale  7"  0:09:30 (MP3 | )
Kai Winding  Comin' Home Baby   Options Verve  7"  0:12:18 (MP3 | )
Solomon Burke  You're Good For Me   Options Atlantic  7"  0:17:56 (MP3 | )
Chris Bartley  The Sweetest Thing This Side of Heaven   Options Vando  7"  0:20:41 (MP3 | )
The Montclairs  Dreaming Out Of Season   Options Paula  7"  0:23:30 (MP3 | )
Dionne Warwick  You're Gonna Need Me   Options WB  7"  0:26:43 (MP3 | )
Solomon Burke  Time Is A Thief   Options Atlantic  7"  0:30:31 (MP3 | )
Don Covay  Iron Out The Rough Spots   Options Atlantic  7"  0:36:30 (MP3 | )
Carl Carlton  Sure Miss Loving You   Options Back Beat  7"  0:38:38 (MP3 | )
Fantastic Johnny C  Hitch It To The Horse   Options Phil-L.A. of Soul  7"  0:41:25 (MP3 | )
Bill Deal & The Rhondels  What Kind of Fool (Do You Think I Am)   Options Heritage  7"  0:44:05 (MP3 | )
The Flirtations  Nothing But A Heartache   Options Deram  7"  0:46:23 (MP3 | )
Gene & Eunice  Go On Kokomo   Options Case  7"  0:51:55 (MP3 | )
Arthur Prysock  Good Rockin' Tonight   Options Old Town  7"  0:53:50 (MP3 | )
BB King  Shut Your Mouth   Options RPM  7"  0:56:15 (MP3 | )
King Curtis  The Prance   Options Capitol  7"  0:58:58 (MP3 | )
Gus Jenkins  You Used Me   Options Tower  7"  1:01:18 (MP3 | )
The First Edition  Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)   Options Reprise  7"  1:10:04 (MP3 | )
The Strangeloves  Night Time   Options Bang  7"  1:13:21 (MP3 | )
Red Shepard and The Flock  She's A Grabber   Options Philips  7"  1:15:50 (MP3 | )
Children Of Paradise  Hey You Got Somethin'   Options Columbia  7"  1:18:42 (MP3 | )
Spencer Davis Group  Somebody Help Me   Options United Artists  7"  1:21:30 (MP3 | )
Elder William Smith  His Voice   Options Psalms  7"  1:28:30 (MP3 | )
The Fruit Machine  The Wall   Options American Music Makers  7"  1:30:57 (MP3 | )
Ohio Express  Beg Borrow & Steal   Options Cameo Parkway  7"  1:33:41 (MP3 | )
Flavor  Shop Around   Options Columbia  7"  1:36:04 (MP3 | )
Georgie Fame  El Bandido   Options Imperial  7"  1:38:56 (MP3 | )
Tommie Young  Everybody's Got a Little Devil in Their Soul   Options Soul Power  7"  1:45:40 (MP3 | )
Dizzy Jones  I Don't Care   Options Blue Rock  7"  1:49:16 (MP3 | )
Jim & Lee  Let Go Baby   Options Smash  7"  1:51:38 (MP3 | )
Carla Thomas  Some Other Man (Is Beating Your Time)   Options Stax  7"  1:54:10 (MP3 | )
The Miracles  Ain't It Baby   Options Tamla  7"  1:57:17 (MP3 | )
All Nations Quartet  He Spoke   Options Psalms  7"  2:00:20 (MP3 | )

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 10:02pm Matt from New Orleans:

Kris I’m fading but I will try to engage and make it through
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:03pm Kris Holmes:

Thanks for tuning in Matt! Hope you make it.
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:03pm Franco Twinkie:

One carnitas burrito and one coconut water down the hatch and I am ready! Kris!
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:04pm Kris Holmes:

mmmm carnitas
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 10:05pm Matt from New Orleans:

I heard a b side from an obscure 80s LA soul man you’ve played before Dalton Reed but not this song
Giving on into Love. Really liked it.
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:08pm Katya Oddio:

Nice! Thought I had clicked WFMU Ichiban by accident. Hey there!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 10:10pm Matt from New Orleans:

I thought I had searched his name and found that you, Mr Fine Wine and maybe someone else had played him but now can’t find anything. I must have confused my searches. Still a solid song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 10:10pm doctorjazz:

Nice Pitney, her had an edge I didn't know about. Hi folks!
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:11pm Kris Holmes:

Dalton Reed is a new name to me so it was not I
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:12pm Kris Holmes:

Gene Pitney edge provided by Swamp Dogg on that track
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 10:14pm Matt from New Orleans:

Who knows it was probably a different track from a different artist that I searched earlier when listening to the show I was listening to. I’m getting confused easily these days. I probably should write things down if I want to remember them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 10:15pm doctorjazz:

Cool!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 10:15pm JtotheK:

just in time for the tail end of kai, fun 45! hi mr holmes, hi everyone.
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:19pm Kris Holmes:

Hi Jason
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 10:28pm JtotheK:

excellent dionne 45 (which I first heard on Donuts.)
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:30pm Kris Holmes:

my fave of hers, i had the LP for years, then donuts blew it up!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 10:34pm chresti:

Hi Kris and folks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 10:38pm chresti:

This is great
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:39pm Kris Holmes:

Hi Chresti
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 10:40pm chresti:

The boss of the classroom!
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:41pm Kris Holmes:

i can't tell if he's singing about a female classmate or a teacher?
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:43pm Franco Twinkie:

Milking the horse.
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:44pm Kris Holmes:

for real, but still great, i'm a sucker for the horse 45s, take my money
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:45pm Franco Twinkie:

If you got a good thing, staple it to the wall.
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:46pm Kris Holmes:

or in this case "hitch it to the horse"
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:48pm Franco Twinkie:

I detect a vibraphone buried in the mix, no?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 10:49pm doctorjazz:

This Flirtations single, man...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 10:49pm JtotheK:

when I was first dipping my toes into the world of Northern Soul and soul 45s in general ... this Flirtations track really got me.
  Tue. 7/9/19 10:51pm tripod:

Enjoying the tunes. Thanks! Just housed an enormous platter of chicken fried rice while tapping toes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 10:52pm JtotheK:

(for a very long time I was incredibly intimidated by 45s, hence this show, Fine Wine, F16C, Doug, Sheila B, Danny, etc etc etc - there are tracks every show every week that are new to me!)
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:56pm Kris Holmes:

Flirtations was also one of my earliest Northern spins
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 10:56pm doctorjazz:

There's a cover I wouldn't have guessed would work, but Prysock is killing it!
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:56pm Kris Holmes:

mmmm chicken fried rice
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:58pm Franco Twinkie:

Nothing But A Heartache struck something in me that at first I couldn't pinpoint. Then it came to me! After school dance party at my junior high school that I timidly poked my head into.
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:58pm Kris Holmes:

45s, or as I like to call them, "the ultimate format"
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 10:59pm Kris Holmes:

Arthur Prysock has a few killers buried amongst the schmaltz, that being one of them
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 11:12pm doctorjazz:

Great old single, Kenny Rogers. And with that, I bid you good night, good night , good night.
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 11:13pm Franco Twinkie:

Okay Kris, Texas guy...Lelands brother...any stories?
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 11:13pm Kris Holmes:

goodnight Doctor Jazz
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 11:15pm Kris Holmes:

no stories, but i did recently find one of Kenny's earliest Doo Wop 45s
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 11:16pm Franco Twinkie:

I had an copy of The Srtangloves album...from Argentina! Gave it away.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 11:21pm chresti:

This is somethin'
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 11:22pm chresti:

!!
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 11:22pm Franco Twinkie:

Stevie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 11:30pm chresti:

Do what you do what you do, Kris!
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 11:32pm Franco Twinkie:

Sorry, I was out of the room. That you on guitar?
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 11:33pm Kris Holmes:

yes
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 11:37pm Franco Twinkie:

Funky ass wackity wack voodoo vibe, Great!
Avatar Tue. 7/9/19 11:38pm Kris Holmes:

totally wah'd out
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/9/19 11:59pm chresti:

Thanks Kris!
Avatar Wed. 7/10/19 12:00am Franco Twinkie:

G'night and thanks, Kris.
Avatar Wed. 7/10/19 12:01am Franco Twinkie:

This should be your theme song!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/10/19 12:01am JtotheK:

enjoyed the show, thanks Kris! cheers everyone.
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