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Artist Track Album Year Comments New Approx. start time
Hank Levine Orch. w/ Timothy Leary  Image, Part One / The Psychedelic Experience   Options   1961 / 1966      0:00:00 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Lovin' Spoonful  Good Time Music   Options What's Shakin'  1965 / 1966  VAR    0:02:32 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Ranky Tanky  That's Alright   Options Ranky Tanky  2018      0:05:40 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Fats Domino  The Big Beat   Options   1957      0:08:46 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Chuck Willis  Hang Up My Rock & Roll Shoes   Options Keep Drivin'  1958 / 1984      0:10:53 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
NRBQ  Mama Get Down Those Rock & Roll Shoes   Options NRBQ  1969      0:13:00 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Rolling Stones  I Wanna Be Your Man   Options The Singles Collection: The London Years  1964 / 1989  Brian Jones - slide guitar    0:15:35 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Kevin Ayers  Girl On A Swing   Options Joy Of A Toy  1969      0:17:18 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Jo Stafford  No Other Love   Options Capitol Collectors Series  1950 / 1991  based on Chopin's Etude #3: Tristesse    0:20:10 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Jan Berry (Jan & Dean)  When It's Over [backing track]   Options   1964      0:23:04 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Supremes  Baby Don't Go   Options Meet The Supremes  1962  R.I.P. Mary Wilson - lead vocsl    0:25:23 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Supremes  Buttered Popcorn   Options Meet The Supremes  1962  Flo Ballard (the supreme Supreme) - lead vocal    0:27:28 (MP3 | Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's Ranch" 

 

 

 

 

 

0:29:52 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Eric Dolphy  Music Matador [master take]   Options Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions  1963 / 2018      0:38:26 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Space Opera  Blue Ridge Mountains   Options Space Opera  1972      0:48:01 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
P. Reno  Bent Security   Options Z Patrol / Eye For An Eye 1959-1975  1967 / 2002  VAR British TV show music    0:50:14 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Victor Banana  The House Of Forever   Options Tom Ardolino's Magic Jukebox        0:53:21 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Ronald Shannon Jackson And The Decoding Society  Iola   Options Man Dance  1982  Vernon Reid-banjo    0:54:54 (MP3 | Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
"birds @ 302 Chestnut" 

 

 

 

 

 

1:00:14 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Charles Brakeen  Charles Concept   Options Rhythm X: The Music Of Charles Brakeen  1968 / 1973  Strata East label    1:05:51 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Kenneth Patchen w/The Alan Neil Quartet  Four Blues Poems: 1. There's A Place, 2. They Won't Let You In There, 3. A Sign Is Little Altered, 4. The Lonesome Boy Blues   Options Reads With Jazz In Canada  1959 / 2004      1:12:31 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Make A Rising  When Moving West   Options Rip Through the Hawk Black Night  2004      1:18:12 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Albert Ayler  Ghosts   Options Love Cry  1968  RIP drummer Milford Graves    1:24:51 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Action  Icarus   Options Rolled Gold  1967 / 2002      1:27:35 (MP3 | Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
"birds @ 302 Chestnut" 

 

 

 

 

 

1:30:28 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
John Lee Hooker & Canned Heat  Burning Hell   Options Hooker n' Heat  1971      1:37:45 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Ginger Johnson & His African Messengers  Hi Life   Options African Party  1967 / 2001      1:43:16 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Sarah Vaughan  Shulie A Bop   Options Swingin' Easy  1954 / 1957      1:47:36 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Olsen & Johnson  "Buddy The Bopster" from Fireball Fun for All   Options Monster Movie Music, Vol. 7  1949  VAR see: monstermoviemusic.blogspot.com    1:50:12 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Gonzales  Carnivalse   Options Solo Piano  2007      1:51:32 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Steve Ferguson  Angelic Waltz   Options Blue Ice Of Winsted  2021    *   1:53:58 (MP3 | Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's Ranch" 

 

 

 

 

 

1:55:42 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
  Thanks To David Borks, Ron Jett, Doug Young, Todd Remley, Rusty Hoover, Paul in Ohio
and Pete Tomlinson


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Listener comments!

  9:00am Jeff:

Good Morning Bob, Doc Rock + fellow listeners
  9:01am 1whoknewcthulhu:

Good morning, Bob and all. Looking forward to some warm musical distraction from the drifting snow outside.
Avatar 9:02am Andrew in Toronto:

Good morning Bob, Ruth and all other Brainiacs.
Avatar 9:02am Bob Brainen:

Good Morning Jeff & 1whoknewcthulhu!
Avatar 9:02am wmfromdumont:

Hey Bob and all, good morning.
  9:02am Listener Bop Monroe:

greetings from sunny Tannersville Mr. BB!
time for toast and and tea and LSD.
  9:02am Docrock:

Hello and Good morning Bob, Jeff and everyone listening .
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02am Joe M:

Good Morning, all!
Avatar 9:03am SmokinJ:

Howdy bb & group! 8-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am Wendy del Formaggio:

Good morning, Bob. Good morning, playlist pals.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am luka:

howdy, Bob! thaw enough to actually try for a run and enjoy the show in my preferred setting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am PaulRobeson1920:

Big bright hello! Sounding good Bob and WFMU! <3
Avatar 9:04am Bob Brainen:

Hey to you Andrew in Toronto, wmfromdumont.
Listener Bop Monroe, Docrock, Joe M. SmokinJ, luka & PaulRobeson1920!
Avatar 9:04am TDK60:

What's shakin', Bob?
  9:05am Todd E:

Good morning Bob and Lovin’ good timers everywhere.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05am steveo:

Good morning good morning
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05am JG:

Sebastian sounds like Doug sahm here. I had to look
  9:05am Crei6hton:

Morning WFMU!
Avatar 9:05am wmfromdumont:

So did the Spoonful bail on Elektra or was it the other way 'round?
  9:05am CalZone!:

Good morning BB and us Braineniacs!
Avatar 9:06am Bob Brainen:

Nothing but the trees & the records TDK60!
Hey steveo & Todd E!
Avatar 9:07am B/wad:

Good afternoon from Tel Aviv Bob & fellow Braineniacs :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07am doctorjazz:

Hi all!
Avatar 9:07am Bob Brainen:

Morning JG, Crei6hton, CalZone! B/wad & doctorjazz!
  9:08am Earth:

Keep spinning BB.
Avatar 9:08am Bob Brainen:

wm, I think management signed them to a brand new label.
Avatar 9:09am Bob Brainen:

Hello, Bob to Earth!
  9:09am Todd E:

Was all set to see Ranky Tanky at our local concert hall last spring — lockdown put the kibosh on that.
Avatar 9:09am TDK60:

Dig that futuristic echo, daddio.
  9:10am Listener Bop Monroe:

the big man!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am JG:

Howdy Bob and Brainiacs!
  9:10am CalZone!:

Bring on the fat man!
Avatar 9:10am Bob Brainen:

Hey Wendy del Formaggio!
Avatar 9:11am Zoot:

We’re all doin’ the boogaloo here
Avatar 9:11am Bob Brainen:

Howdy to you JG
Avatar 9:12am Bob Brainen:

Glad to here it Zoot! I'm boppin' too
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12am Brian in UK:

Hello Bob & Kool Katz.

@wmfromdumont Sebastian who had done sessions at Elektra wanted to sign for Elektra and a deal was agreed but they had already signed to a publishing company with recording links.
Check Follow the Music for a history of the label.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12am Doug in JC:

Good morning Bob! Trying to ease in to the morning
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12am Uncle Michael:

Good morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13am Uncle Michael:

Aww, I missed Ranky Tanky Time.
Avatar 9:14am Zoot:

Man o man o man
Avatar 9:14am Bob Brainen:

Morning Brian in UK, thanks for deets.
Hey Doug in JC & Uncle Michael!
  9:15am Baker of Brooklyn:

Thank you for waking me up with these righteous sounds!
  9:15am 1whoknewcthulhu:

Really smokin' cuts today, Bob!
Avatar 9:16am Bob Brainen:

Ranky Tanky mon!
Baker of Brooklyn, my pleasure.
Thanks 1who!
Avatar 9:16am wmfromdumont:

Bob and Brian in U.K. Thanks. Never knew the full story there. Somewhat similar situation later on when Sebastian's first solo LP came out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16am annie:

15 minutes late, my oh my! good to see all the usual suspects, i've been mining the archives. so much music and STILL more time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17am Rick from SC:

Mornin’ Bob and all Woofmooers
Avatar 9:17am Bob Brainen:

Hiya annie!
wm. what was that? Albums on 2 diff, labels, no?
Hey Rick from SC!
Avatar 9:18am TDK60:

B. Jones got a killer tone on that slide, for that time period.
Avatar 9:18am wmfromdumont:

I Love Joy of a Toy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:18am Wendy del Formaggio:

I always feel compelled to say "Hooray!" when Kevin Ayers is on the radio.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:19am Doug in JC:

That tremolo part is something else
Avatar 9:19am Bob Brainen:

TDK60, amen! Probably surprised the engineer.
Ayers always had a unigue slant on stuff.
  9:21am jamesie:

fond memories of seeing Kevin Ayers several times at Implosion all nighter every Sunday for 15/- (about $1) usually tripping
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21am smevvyk:

Jo!
Avatar 9:21am Bob Brainen:

Yeah Doug in JC, I think it really adds, plus
some others sounds going on, a lot of stuff on 1 song!
Avatar 9:21am jamesie:

Hi Bob and all listeners!
Avatar 9:22am Bob Brainen:

jamesie, nice, wish I got the chance!
Hey smevvyk!
  9:24am Baker of Brooklyn:

Jo Stafford—fearlessly eclectic! No rockist, you! Dat thrush sure can warble.
Avatar 9:25am wmfromdumont:

First Sebastian album was cut and set for release in late '68. A single was issued on Kama Sutra in late '68 but the label folded soon after. Then management decided to pit MGM and Warner Bros. against each other and the shenanigans delayed the release for over a year.
Avatar 9:25am Bob Brainen:

Hope everyone is comfy. I'm thinking about our Texas friends. Rough.
  9:26am Doug Young:

Greetings from Ft. Myers, Fl Bob.
  9:26am egould310:

Sounding good on the WFMU app. Good morning, Bob and fellow listeners. Greetings from Seattle!
Avatar 9:27am Bob Brainen:

Baker of Brooklyn, Jo could sing anything and make it count.
Hey brother Doug!
Avatar 9:27am Bob Brainen:

Morning egould310, thanks!
  9:29am Jeff:

The Supremes before Berry pushed his girl Diane (Diana) up front
Avatar 9:30am TDK60:

WFMU DJ Sheila B. revealed yesterday that she was in a college class once, with Mary Wilson.
Avatar 9:31am jamesie:

Hoping the Texan 2021 experience does not go to waste, the lost lives and discomfort. Perhaps a reminder of where the planet is heading. Gaia is on the move now on so many levels... Pray for common sense ( a paradox!)
  9:38am Dennis Diken:

Good morning Bob & everyone! Diggin’!
Avatar 9:39am Bob Brainen:

TDK60, that is a fun fact!
jamesie, we can only hope, and act!
Avatar 9:40am Bob Brainen:

Yo Denny of The Den!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41am doctorjazz:

Love this Dolphy (reminds me of early Abdullah Ibrahim/Dollar Brand).
  9:41am Jeff:

Dolphy - always ahead of his time!
Avatar 9:42am Zoot:

Doctorjazz: I hear it
Avatar 9:43am Andrew in Toronto:

Hey there Dennis!
Avatar 9:44am Bob Brainen:

doctorjazz, yeah, I can hear that, now that you mention it.
I think this is just 2 chords, but a lot goin' on.
Yessir Jeff!
  9:45am miketp:

happy to tune in catch a cut drink some Java say hi before I run.DOLPHY...
Avatar 9:45am Bob Brainen:

This piece really expresses the sound of joy to me.
Avatar 9:45am Dave the Spazz:

Diggin' the sounds, Bob!
Avatar 9:46am Bob Brainen:

Hey miketp, do you listen to music when you run?
Thanks Spazz!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:49am doctorjazz:

Hey Bob, agree it's mostly 2 chords, think they sneak a 3rd here and there.
Avatar 9:50am wmfromdumont:

These guys sound more like the Byrds than the Byrds did in '72.
Avatar 9:50am Bob Brainen:

wmfromdumont, so the music biz got in the way of the music. Gee, that seldom happens!
doctorjazz, I was waitin' for it.
Avatar 9:51am Bob G:

Good morning all! You're making my day, Bob!
Avatar 9:51am Bob Brainen:

wm, Space Opera: I wish I would have heard them in the 70s! Better late than never.
  9:51am Davefrom Brooklyn:

Hey Dr Bob,thanks for manning the FMU dog sled today.
Avatar 9:53am Bob Brainen:

Bob G, hey from Bob B. Thanks, man!
Davefrom Brooklyn, ha, anything to be near the dogs!
Avatar 9:54am Bob Brainen:

Anyone know anything about Z Patrol or Eye For An Eye on British TV? I find zero info. on the net. Zero, I say!
  9:55am Dennis Diken:

Hello Andrew! Hey Sir Spazz, super amazing show on Thursday. As per....
Avatar 9:57am Andrew in Toronto:

Ronal Shannon Jackson has me walking up my walls!
Avatar 9:58am northguineahills:

Yeah, the mothership stream is working! (it was out last night, but the other streams were working fine).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am doctorjazz:

That was a great band (RSJ and the Decoding Society), just disappeared...
  9:59am Jeff:

Used to see RSJ and the Decoding Society quite a bit. It was an offshoot of Ornette’s Prime Time and incl Vernon Reid (guitar) and Melvin Gibbs (bass). Lots of great live music in NYC back then.
Avatar 9:59am TDK60:

Nice unusual tone for banjo by Vernon R.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59am doctorjazz:

Hey, NGH, how you doin'?
  9:59am Listener Bop Monroe:

howdy daveFB/Skye Miles
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00am Doug in JC:

The Vernon Reid? I need to find out who played the bass here
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:01am doctorjazz:

Melvin Gibbs credited on bass
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02am Doug in JC:

Thank you very much
Avatar 10:04am Andrew in Toronto:

@Jeff You`re a lucky guy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04am Doug in JC:

Ah, two bassists. That explains something. Gibbs and Bruce Johnson. Gibbs was in Rollins Band later on. Weird world
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:05am doctorjazz:

Ah, missed the 2nd bass...
Avatar 10:07am Bob Brainen:

northguineahills, glad to hear!
Yeah doc, don't know what happened.
Jeff, sounds like a great show. I did get to see Prime Time but the sound was not great. Yeah Doug, one and the same Vernon R.
  10:07am Frank Zaatar:

Hey Bob, a little late to the party, but did you ever find the artist for that King of Slang track? A bit of Goggling turned this up:
claudejonesarchive.org...
I thought it sounded like Pigpen but on second hearing the harp is too competent.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:07am Doug in JC:

"the bassist play different lines - one twice as long as the other" I'm going to have to listen to it on headphones later
Avatar 10:07am wmfromdumont:

I watched MG get very angry at a malfunctioning bass amp one evening at the Knitting Factory while play with Sonny Sharrock.
  10:12am Jeff:

Andrew in Toronto, you’re right. Even though I blew off a lot of Fillmore East shows, growing up in NYC gave me the opportunity to experience a lot of incredible live music.
Avatar 10:12am Bob Brainen:

Frank Zaatar, thanks so much! Some of those names make sense now. I woulda got it cause of Emmy Lou.
Doug In JC, the 2 bass set-up always blew my mind. To stay out of each other's way is not always easy.
Bands w/2 basses: Ornette's Prime Time, Antietam. Decoding Society come to mind.
  10:13am french yak:

Hey Bob! Here's the lowdown on the Z Patrol soundtrack album from DeWolfe library music- https://www.discogs.com/The-London-Big-Sound-Z-Patrol/release/2864595
Avatar 10:13am Bob Brainen:

wm I can only imagine.
Yeah Jeff, those bills were free-form!
Avatar 10:15am Bob Brainen:

french yak, fantastic, thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17am Doug in JC:

I'm going to have to look them up, Bob. Thanks
Avatar 10:17am Bob Brainen:

Any other bands have 2 bassists?
I know Trane employed 2, like Dr. Art Davis, besides Garrison.
Antietam is only "Rock" band I can think of. Other bands?
  10:17am Jeff:

I think the first time I saw Ornette was ‘77. It was an amazing concert: Double Quartet w/Higgins, Blackwell, Cherry, Redman, etc, the Revolutionary Ensemble w/Blood Ulmer and what I believe was the debut of Prime Time w/Shannon Jackson. Also, saw Prime Time at Ornette’s loft (and many other times). Those were the days!
Avatar 10:18am Bob Brainen:

Sure Doug.
Jeff, woie zowie!
Avatar 10:18am wmfromdumont:

Not a band or maybe 2 bands but Ornette's Free Jazz comes to mind.
  10:19am bigplanetnoise:

Morning, Bob! Late to the party - is there any coffee left??
Avatar 10:19am Andrew in Toronto:

@Jeff Thanks for that.
Avatar 10:21am Bob Brainen:

Free Jazz for sure wm.
Hey BPN, what flavor and how do you like it?
  10:22am Jeff:

That Ornette Double Quartet set that I saw had David Izenzon and Buster Williams on bass. I don’t know where Charlie Haden was???
  10:22am Frank Zaatar:

Pharaoh Sanders had 2 bassists.
  10:23am bigplanetnoise:

Black and over ice, please. Lots of ice. Sounding great this morning!!!
Avatar 10:23am wmfromdumont:

Are there any 2 bass rock bands?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:23am Gina Bacon:

Morning, Bob & all!
Avatar 10:24am Bob Brainen:

Frank Zataar, on record?
BPN, comin' up!
Hey Gina B!
wm. I can only think of Antietam.
  10:24am Bob in DC:

The last Ratdog (Bob Weir) tour had Robin Sylvester on electric bass and Rob Wasserman on standup
Avatar 10:24am TDK60:

I saw a 3-bass/1 drum new wave rock band ('86?) but forget their name.
Avatar 10:25am Bob Brainen:

Bob in DC, good one.
  10:26am WM:

@JeffL I envy you I heard Ornette with Prime Time twice. The double quartet performance sounds historic. I've also heard RE and Ulmer, but I never heard music at Ornette's loft.
Avatar 10:26am TDK60:

Forgot about other '80s band, Hugo Largo, 2 bass/violin.
  10:26am french yak:

The Dirtbombs had (have?) two bass players much of the time
Avatar 10:27am Bob Brainen:

Dang, mu HTML didn't work. I'm gettin' close but no go...yet! Anyway Milford Graves really was a polymath.
  10:27am WM:

Thanks for Love Cry and Milford Graves. WFMU did a good job in paying homage to the great drummer
Avatar 10:27am Bob Brainen:

"mu" = MY
Avatar 10:28am wmfromdumont:

Very sad to hear about Milford Graves. Had the pleasure of seeing him a few times in different settings.
Avatar 10:30am Bob Brainen:

Sure WM.
mfromdumont, nice!
  10:31am Frank Zaatar:

Jewels of THought--Richard Davis and Cecil McBee on Sun in Aquarius. IIRC They have a righteous bass duo on that track.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:31am Mike Sin:

Sounding great this morning, Bob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:32am fred:

Listener (and talented director) alanr make his documentary about the New York Art Quartet available for free for a limited time, as a tribute to Milford Graves. Well worth watching
vimeo.com...
  10:33am Dennis Diken:

I think I saw Little Richard once with 2 bassists in his band?! totally uncalled four
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:36am PaulRobeson1920:

The blue bus is calling us
Avatar 10:37am Jack:

I once saw the Talking Heads having two basses on a couple of numbers. Tina Weymouth and I can't remember who else, but it was very powerful.
Avatar 10:38am TDK60:

Hooker and Heat is a great meetup.
Avatar 10:39am Bob Brainen:

Lots of good 2 bass examples! Thanks!
Thanks Mike Sin!
fred, I will check that out, thanks!
  10:39am gene sculatti:

Props for Pigpen!
Avatar 10:40am wmfromdumont:

There's a fascinating interview with Wilson from '68 on youtube. Really astute cat.
  10:40am Listener Bop Monroe:

that would be Busta cherry Jones
Jones was then hired to play additional bass and rhythm guitar (alternating with Byrne, Weymouth and Jerry Harrison) on Talking Heads’ Remain in Light tour.
Avatar 10:40am Bob Brainen:

Yo Geno!
wm. I will check that out. Thanks!
  10:42am gf2002:

The Blind Owl was one of the greatest - great slide guitarist too. One of my favorites. That compliment from John Lee captured on tape says it all. Thanks for playing Hooker N' Heat this morning, Bob! Turn up the Heat
  10:42am gene sculatti:

Hi, Bob. Nice to be listening live.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:42am Zetti:

:) Hi bob and crew.
  10:42am Listener Bop Monroe:

saw the debut of that band at the Heatwave Festival... and then a week later at the Scheaffer Music (dr pepper by then?) show in Central Park
Avatar 10:42am Ross T.:

First concert I ever saw was Canned Heat. Just after Woodstock with Harvey Mandel on guitar. It was during the day and my mom took my friend and me! All I remember is the stage bounced from Bear Hite and they signed autographs by concessions.
  10:42am Kpx:

Ah Yes!, I understand that punxsutawney Phil stuck his chubby little groundhog head out of his hole and declared six more weeks of a snowy winter just because he's an avid Bob brainen listener. Just goes to show that sometimes it's good to have friends in low places.
Avatar 10:43am Ross T.:

Anyway, along with his other talents, Al Wilson was an uncannily wonderful harp player.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:45am steveo:

Geez, Punxsutawney is practically in Pittsburgh. Why do we allow that little pest to lord it over us eastern folk?
  10:45am gf2002:

I've been listening to a lot of Canned Heat this past year. Al Wilson was one of the most creative players both on harp and guitar, and his guitar playing was understated but he always threw in a killer lick that made your ears stand up, "what was THAT?". Monster harp player too. On The Road Again, when he hits that high note...wow
Avatar 10:45am Jack:

I was a huge early Canned Heat fan. "Poor Moon" being my favorite tune.
Avatar 10:46am Bob Brainen:

Me too, got to see them twice w/ Blind Owl!
He really was amazing!
Avatar 10:47am wmfromdumont:

John Fahey's version of Sail Away Ladies with Wilson on veena is transcendent.
Avatar 10:48am Ross T.:

I am a fairly decent harmonica player but I could never figure out his solo on "On the Road Again.' I think he may have doctored his harps. That plus his brilliance and soul.
Avatar 10:49am Bob Brainen:

wm. agree! That was an old recording he dug up. From back in Md. days.
  10:49am gf2002:

That clip of the Heat on Playboy After Dark playing Turpentine Moan has one of my favorite Blind Owl moments (and guitar moments in general)...he hits this lick on the slide that's out of this world. Makes me smile every time
Avatar 10:50am Bob Brainen:

Playboy After Dark was utterly surreal!
  10:50am gf2002:

I did hear he's playing a modified harp on "On The Road Again"! That high note is crazy. Al spent a lot of time with the original bluesmen and as a result knew a lot of their tricks like modifying reeds that few others would know
Avatar 10:52am Ross T.:

@gtf2002 Yeah, crazy!
  10:52am Docrock:

Thank you Bob for another great broadcast.
  10:52am gf2002:

I wish there could be a full release of Playboy After Dark at some point - The musical guests were amazing. I love the clip of Deep Purple playing Hush where they're playing so loud the sound is totally distorted haha
Avatar 10:54am Bob Brainen:

Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac, The Dead, who else?
Avatar 10:55am wmfromdumont:

It's funny watching the "cast" trying to dance to the Byrd's You Ain't Going Nowhere.
  10:55am Davefrom Brooklyn:

Yo Bop, howdy doody
  10:56am PT:

Playboy AD: Sir Douglas Quintet!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:56am Gina Bacon:

That was lovely!
Avatar 10:56am Andrew in Toronto:

Thanks for yet another great show!!!
  10:57am Jeff:

Bob, thanks for another illuminating two hours of sound and conversation
  10:57am Dennis Diken:

Playboy AD: Cowsills!
Avatar 10:58am watchpocket:

Another great show, Bob. Thanks!
  10:58am bigplanetnoise:

Thank you, Bob!
Avatar 10:58am TDK60:

Thanks Bob.
  10:58am wendy del formaggio:

Thank you for the fine tunes, Bob!
  10:58am gf2002:

Byrds, Three Dog Night, James Brown, Ike and Tina, Nilsson among many others - They need to get a DVD compilation of that show happening! It's worth it too just to see Barbi Benton and the other groovy dancers. Canned Heat was on multiple times I think
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:59am Gina Bacon:

Thanks, Bob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:59am Doug in JC:

Thanks, Bob. Excellent show as always
  10:59am Kpx:

Bye Bob And brainiacs, enjoy your Saturday.
Avatar 10:59am wmfromdumont:

Great show Bob!
  10:59am gf2002:

Awesome show Bob, thank you!
  10:59am Listener Bop Monroe:

DaveFBklyn - Gene Poole found your little green table-y thingy. buzz him.

time now for spam eggs and toast with ketchup.
thnx for another great show Mr. BB.
be safe all!
Avatar 10:59am Ross T.:

Steppenwolf! Watching those "swingers" who had no swing....
  10:59am Calzone!:

Great show Bob! TY!
Avatar 10:59am Bob Brainen:

Thanks all, stay safe!
Avatar 11:00am Ross T.:

Thanks Bob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:00am PaulRobeson1920:

Thanks Bob! What a program! <3 I know thats the way when i am on my way!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:04am steveo:

thanks, Bob! Wonderful show!
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