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NY-bred, Jamaican-born Ray Boogie takes you on a trip back to the days of The Gallery, Paradise Garage, Danceteria, Mudd Club, and The Loft. You’ll hear some pre-disco and underground-inspired grooves ranging from funk, reggae, post-punk, new wave and more. Fasten your seat belts, we’re headed to deep New York Underground!!!

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Approx. start time
Marc Almond  Tears Run Rings (The Just Rite Mix)   Options Single  EMI Capitol Records  1988  12"  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Ministry  All Day   Options Single  Wax Trax!  1984  12"  0:06:56 (Pop‑up)
Boomtown Rats  Up All Night   Options Single  Columbia Records  1981  12"  0:12:41 (Pop‑up)
Cabaret Voltaire  Sensoria (12" Version)   Options Single  Virgin Records  1984  12"  0:19:14 (Pop‑up)
New Order  Shellshock   Options Single  A&M Records  1987  12"  0:27:01 (Pop‑up)
New Order  5 8 6 (Class X Remix)   Options CX-5  Class X  1988  2LP  0:33:24 (Pop‑up)
Killing Joke  Love Like Blood (The '86 Remix)   Options Single  EG Records/ Virgin Records  1986  12"  0:39:03 (Pop‑up)
Altered Images  Dead Pop Stars   Options The Best Of Altered Images  Epic / Legacy  1997  CD  0:46:34 (Pop‑up)
E. G. Daily  Say It, Say It (Extended Version)   Options Single  A&M Records  1985  12"  0:49:46 (Pop‑up)
Grace Jones  On Your Knees   Options Single  Island Records  1979  12"  0:56:31 (Pop‑up)
Hot Chocolate  Every 1's A Winner   Options Single  EMI United Kingdom  1978  12"  1:04:16 (Pop‑up)
Brick  Dazz   Options Single  Bang Records  1976  12"  1:08:17 (Pop‑up)
JImmy James  I'll Go Where Your Music Takes Me   Options Single  Pye Records  1976  12"  1:13:47 (Pop‑up)
Violent Femmes  Blister In The Sun   Options Add It Up (1981-1993)  Slash/Reprise  1993  CD  1:20:08 (Pop‑up)
It's Immaterial  Driving Away From Home (Jim's Tune) [Extended Version]   Options Single  A&M Records  1987  12"  1:22:33 (Pop‑up)
Tommy James & The Shondells  Crimson & Clover (Long Version)   Options Single  Pye Records  1975  12"  1:29:13 (Pop‑up)
Biz Markie  Just A Friend   Options The Hip Hop Box  Hip-O Records  2004  CD  1:36:34 (Pop‑up)
Biz Markie  Let Me Turn You On   Options Single  Cold Chillin / Warner  1993  12"  1:40:31 (Pop‑up)
Rockmaster Scott & The Dynamic Three  The Roof Is On Fire (Jivin')   Options Single  Reality  1985  12"  1:45:55 (Pop‑up)
Desmond Dekker  It Pays   Options Israelites (The Best Of Desmond Dekker)  Trojan Records  2001  CD  1:48:54 (Pop‑up)
Desmond Dekker & The Aces  007 (Shanty Town)   Options Single  Mango Records  1966  12"  1:52:32 (Pop‑up)
Prince Buster  African Blood   Options Single  Prince Buster  1962  7"  1:55:16 (Pop‑up)
Roy Shirley  If I Didn't Know   Options Makasound Sampler  Makasound  2005  CD  1:58:15 (Pop‑up)
Michigan & Smiley  Lu-Be-Lu   Options Single  Volcano  1982  12"  2:01:50 (Pop‑up)
Horace Andy  Pure Ranking   Options Single  Sufferers Heights  1981  12"  2:08:40 (Pop‑up)
Tappa Zukie  Tappa Zukie In Dub   Options Tappa Zukie In Dub  Blood And Fire  1995  CD  2:16:09 (Pop‑up)
Derrick Harriot  Message From A Black Man   Options Makasound Sampler  Makasound  2005  CD  2:20:29 (Pop‑up)
Black Uhuru  I Love King Selassie   Options King at the Controls: King Jammy Essential Hits  VP Records  2006  CD  2:24:18 (Pop‑up)
Peaches & Herb  Funtime   Options The Best Of Peaches & Herb  Polydor Records  1996  CD  2:29:47 (Pop‑up)
Young & Company  I Like What You're Doing (To Me)   Options Single  Brunswick Records  1980  12"  2:36:18 (Pop‑up)
Can  Mother Sky (Edited Version)   Options Cannibalism  United Artists  1978  LP  2:43:31 (Pop‑up)
Suzi Quatro  Devil Gate Drive   Options The Girl From Detroit City  Cherry Red Records  2014  CD box set  2:51:06 (Pop‑up)
Rhoda w/ The Special AKA  The Boiler   Options Make More Noise! Women In Independent Music UK 1977-1987  Cherry Red Records  2020  CD box set  2:54:54 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

  8:50pm paparay:

Ray Boogie in 10.....
  9:01pm bbxtina:

Bonsoir monsieur Ray, bonsoir everyone
Avatar 9:01pm ShelbyG:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01pm common:

Friday. Hello
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01pm metal machine chad from oregon dynamite II:

Avatar 9:02pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03pm loveless:

They keep falling. RIP Biz Markie.
Avatar 9:03pm ShelbyG:

*dancing my ass off*
  9:04pm paparay:

Hello fellow Undergrounders!!!!
Avatar 9:05pm ShelbyG:

I can't believe you're plying this song!!!!!!
Avatar 9:06pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

I think Shelby likes this selection
Avatar 9:08pm ShelbyG:

holy moly...WOW...fuckin killin me
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08pm DjLorraine:

Oh goodie goodie it's
the New York Underground
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08pm Ike-O:

peace and good evening! time for me to spark up a clove :)
Avatar 9:08pm ShelbyG:

yay Ivan!
Avatar 9:09pm ShelbyG:

@loveless: NO!
  9:10pm paparay:

Hello to everyone within sight of my words in the sound of my voice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10pm Smilty69:

Good evening, DJ Ray Boogie and friends! Literally sitting at Menlo Park Mall listening to old school Ministry. Thanks DJ Ray!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11pm loveless:

@Shelby Unfortunately, yes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11pm pgalub:

Hey Ray and everyone. Early Ministry sounding a little like the the to me. Nice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11pm Will the Sound Guy:

Good evening paparay! hope all are well tonight. I have the Ministry 12" singles on clear
Avatar 9:11pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Oh baby you,
Avatar 9:13pm ShelbyG:

Damn, I love Mark Almond.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13pm mariano:

My favorite Boomtown Rats. Hiya Ray, everyone!
Avatar 9:14pm ShelbyG:

OK. Ray. YOU. ARE. KILLING. ME. *back to dancing* beep beep beep
  9:14pm BenZ WPB:

Boomtown Rats. Holy shit!! Are we back at Speaks on Long Island?? Island Park I think
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14pm steveo:

hey there Ray, sounding good
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:15pm pgalub:

I remember thus video. Bob Geldof and a boa constrictor!
  9:16pm paparay:

First heard this on American Bandstand. I think they had to rate this song Fast forward to summer of 1982 I see the video on MTV.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16pm spodiodi:

good evening, Ray Boogie and NYUnderground!
Avatar 9:16pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Wow. Boomtown Rats. The variety of stuff I’ve heard in the last two hours
  9:17pm paparay:

This was voted one of the worst videos of all time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:18pm steveo:

what was the best video in 1981?
Avatar 9:18pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

That’s an accomplishment of sorts @paparay
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:19pm common:

This one @steveo
Avatar 9:19pm ShelbyG:

Avatar 9:19pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Waiting on a friend, was that in 1981? First time I saw the Stones, Steveo
Avatar 9:20pm ShelbyG:

You are trying to kill me. This is the BEST PLAYLIST EVERRRRRRR. What are you doin, Boogie? Are you channeling my soul into your playlist?????????
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21pm Ike-O:

oh, not sensimilla
  9:21pm jim from wood ridge NJ:

Did Ferris beuller let really like cabaret Voltaire? Wondered if he really dug it in my films experience -
Avatar 9:21pm ShelbyG:

@mariano: I am with you, that is my favorite Boomtown track.
@Ike: lol
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22pm Stevel:


Such a cool video. Haven't quite sussed out the camera trick.

"Always work. GO to church."
Avatar 9:23pm ShelbyG:

Hi spodio!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24pm spodiodi:

hi Shelby!
Avatar 9:24pm ShelbyG:

*asks oneself, can one handle this explosion of greatness, yes, one can*
Avatar 9:26pm ShelbyG:

Boogie: the bar is soooooo HIGH
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hello to the burrows of Staten Island, The Bronx and Queens!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27pm steveo:

it was a trick question; all videos were terrible in 1981, so it's not the boomtown rats's fault...
Avatar 9:28pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Your enthusiasm is a beautiful thing Shel!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:29pm Ike-O:

mmm..sitting on the deck and flashing back again to high school in a house with no ac watching 120 minutes, night flight, radio 1990, and tuning in the philly college stations whenever i was close enough
Avatar 9:29pm ShelbyG:

Pretty in Pink
Avatar 9:29pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

1981 was just before my world came into focus
  9:30pm BenZ WPB:

Good New Order tune. Can’t go wrong with them. Bizarre Love Triangle is also a favorite
  9:30pm jim from wood ridge NJ:

Cabaret Voltaire video

They had some sort of giro jib 360 degrees - good camera work. Saw it at the Ritz 1980 or so. Good stuff
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30pm DjLorraine:

Is requesting Would? By Alice in Chains a good or bad idea. Idk
Avatar 9:31pm ShelbyG:

Ivan: I am a child of the 80's...so much rich history..nostalgia. You are, too, what am I talkin about. You know what I mean. But, yes, I am pretty excited by Ray's selections!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:32pm diciassette:

Somebody has already brought up the Psych Furs!
Avatar 9:32pm ShelbyG:

Ike ❤️
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:32pm Stevel:

JIm: Thanks. Swinging from the left or right side of the frame? Such a sharp effect.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:32pm Ike-O:

@djlorraine i'd say it' smore dancable than rooster but maybe not as dancable as man in the box, but i'm a nobrow
Avatar 9:33pm ShelbyG:

Ivan: you get it...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:33pm Ike-O:

evening shelby i'll trade you for weird science? :)
  9:33pm paparay:

How about another shot of New Order folks????
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:33pm Ike-O:

@paparay yes please! i've still half a clove :D
Avatar 9:33pm ShelbyG:

papa: trainspotting?
  9:34pm jim from wood ridge NJ:

Power corruption and lies!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:34pm prof.fuzz:

'evening, Ray.
Avatar 9:35pm ShelbyG:

I love Weird Science. John Hughes was the soundtrack to my youth, but I was edgier. Alien Sex Fiend. Flipper. SIOUXSIE. Bauhaus. Japan. So much good music. Japan.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:35pm diciassette:

Witchy Bernard Sumner tracks please!
Avatar 9:36pm ShelbyG:

did I say Japan?? I think I did
  9:37pm jim from wood ridge NJ:

I saw “a certain ratio” open up for New order on this tour. Loved it but never understood the NYC audience impatient for new order and no kudos for ACR
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:37pm maestroso:

Good lord, Shellshock! I have two versions on vinyl. Haven't heard this in decades!
Avatar 9:37pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Absolutely Shelby. The world was bigger then and we grew up in different places so we got things in different chronological order and some things not at all, but same generation absolutely.
Avatar 9:37pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

You said Japan
Avatar 9:38pm ShelbyG:

Ivan: I did say
Avatar 9:38pm ShelbyG:

have you ever heard JAPAN?
I love JAPAN
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:38pm Will the Sound Guy:

solid spins thus far!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:38pm Ike-O:

i was definitely more on the new wave/romantic side with adman andt and flock of seagulls, edgier in high school was metal i didn't get good access to dark edge until college but i dove into siouxsie, nails, and backtracked through bouhaus and kraftwerk etc
Avatar 9:39pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Bauhaus. I had two sophisticated 15 year old buddies that both liked them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:39pm Ike-O:

i will take note and dig into japan, thanks for the tip :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:39pm DjLorraine:

Ike-o man in a box can be pretty intense

I didn't realize Stargazer by Mother Love Bone had a connection
Avatar 9:40pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Japan is new to me
Avatar 9:40pm ShelbyG:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:40pm Ike-O:

@ivan exactly!
Avatar 9:40pm ShelbyG:

Ike: Rockpalast, Kraftwerk, 1970.
Avatar 9:41pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Avatar 9:42pm ShelbyG:

Ivan: Japan is my gift to you, my friend.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:42pm Ike-O:

shelby thanks i'll definitely grab that - i just missed seeing them at the tibetan freedom festival many years ago because of the storm
Avatar 9:42pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Thank you Shelby. I will cherish it
Avatar 9:43pm slugluv1313:

greetings, DJ Ray! Friday Night FMU Family!
away from the keyboard but so loving these grooves
and YES! NEW ORDER! (reminds, me, i STILL gotta watch that recording of their 1981 show at the Ukrainian Home on Second Avenue -- i was at that show, but had no idea until recently that it had been recorded)
Avatar 9:44pm ShelbyG:

slug ❤️
  9:44pm PatrickMC:

@jim from wood ridge
I saw NO at the Felt Forum w/ACR on that tour and you are right. Crowd so hostile to ACR that I think Peter Hook later admonished the audience.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:45pm Ike-O:

@djlorraine it can, it just feels the funkiest to me for lack of anything better to convey :)
Avatar 9:45pm ShelbyG:

paparay: I was a 17yo in Paris when I heard KJ for the 1st time. Blew me away!
Avatar 9:46pm TonyR:

Is it Killing Joke or Motley Crue? Let's see if anybody notices.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:46pm spodiodi:

oh shit. rip, Biz
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:47pm spodiodi:

Dear Everyone,

Please knock off all the dying.

Thank you!
Avatar 9:48pm ShelbyG:

I know you're gonna change shit up, I just wish you wouldn't. I feel like we wouldv'e been besties in HS. I love what you've played tonight & I don't want it to stop.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:48pm Will the Sound Guy:

spodiodi, I saw that earlier. RIP Biz
Avatar 9:49pm TonyR:

Rolling Stone said he was with Diabetes II for 10 years. Had a stroke while in a coma, and many premature announcements followed. This time it's real. He was a year younger than me!! (Hat tip Kids in the Hall: "When I heard Biz Markie died in his 50s from complications of Diabetes, I realized, 'It could happen to ME!'")
Avatar 9:49pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

I read an article recently, albeit about rock stars, but it said to get ready for a lot of obituaries in coming years.
Avatar 9:49pm slugluv1313:

DEAD POP STARS! <3 <3 <3
such a cool song -- so glad i still have this and the other early Altered Images 45s :)
Avatar 9:50pm slugluv1313:

hiya ShelbyG!!! <3 <3 <3
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:50pm spodiodi:

news to me
ahhhh Da Beetus was my guess. Aye yi yi
Avatar 9:50pm ShelbyG:

me no likey, Ivan
Avatar 9:50pm TonyR:

DJRB sets are like sharks. They move, or they die.
Avatar 9:51pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Me neither Shelby
Avatar 9:51pm ShelbyG:

Saying goodbye to Bowie & Prince almost killed me. Chris Cornell was brutal.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52pm diciassette:

Brother Lou..
  9:53pm PatrickMC:

Still remember where I was when I heard Elvis died.
Avatar 9:53pm ShelbyG:

you guys know that I'm on my own...I look forward to this all week..
Avatar 9:53pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

I didn’t mean to be a buzzkill…hey, we’re all alive, it’s all good
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:54pm diciassette:

www.youtube.com... (read this later)
  9:54pm paparay:

Bob Marley's passing was the first big one for me. I was living in NY and saw it announced on ABC News. I remember hearing Elvis Presley had died when I was in Jamaica.
Avatar 9:54pm ShelbyG:

YES IVAN. Now. Bauhaus. Japan. Siouxsie. Or have we moved on? What about Duran Duran?? I'm just being selfish now....
Avatar 9:55pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Absolutely Shelby, and you’re such great company whenever you’re on the comments boards
Avatar 9:55pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Lennon was my first
Avatar 9:55pm slugluv1313:

@ShelbyG -- right???
losing Lou Reed and David Bowie was like losing the two infinitely cool older brothers i never had -- growing up, they literally saved my life
  9:56pm paparay:

When John Lennon passed I bought my first newspaper.
Avatar 9:56pm ShelbyG:

Ivan: what else am I gonna do? I am flyin super solo..so..y'all are gettin me pretty basic...not that I've got the energy to be otherwise...you are such a nice human, Ivan
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57pm patrick321:

@Ivan I sat up all night with the radio when Lennon was shot. Vin Scelsa at one point but I don't remember who else.
  9:57pm PatrickMC:

Joe Strummer the biggest shocker personally
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57pm spodiodi:

Grace Jones <3 <3 <3
Avatar 9:57pm ShelbyG:

@slug: Bowie saved me.
Avatar 9:57pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Thanks Shelby. I think you’re a great human yourself:)
  9:58pm nycmusicnerd:

Adam Schlesinger's death hit me hard. Made me angry. So young, and he died so needlessly.
  9:58pm PatrickMC:

Saw Grace live 3 or so years ago. Phenomenal. She is an original and still awesome.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59pm spodiodi:

Grace Jones and Lou Reed both sold Honda scooters \m/
Avatar 9:59pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

I had a friend with framed portraits of all four Beatles in his bedroom. And he put this black ribbon over one of the corners of Lennon’s.
Avatar 9:59pm ShelbyG:

I think it's safe to say, amongst this company, that music has helped us all through some crazy shit. I feel grateful that I have the sensibility to learn from the artists I've loved.They're always there when I need them.
  10:00pm BenZ WPB:

Dave Herman was the WNEW DJ the morning after Lennon was shot. Took calls in the morning
Avatar 10:01pm slugluv1313:

Hendrix, Janis, Jim Morrison -- i remember these when i was a kid . . . but i think Ian Curtis was the first to really HIT me, though -- then John Lennon, just about a year later
Avatar 10:02pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Mainstream radio was so much better then
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03pm spodiodi:

Avatar 10:04pm TonyR:

My mom, the next morning: "Was he the one with the Chinese wife? I liked him."
Avatar 10:05pm ShelbyG:

*dancing & smoking*
Avatar 10:05pm slugluv1313:

@ShelbyG -- right? i was growing up in central suburban NJ in the late 60s. early/mid-70s . . . Bowie was like this Savior to me, and when i saw a photograph of Lou wearing black nail polish (like me!) i knew that NYC was where i *needed* to be :)
Avatar 10:06pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

That sounds sexy Shelby
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:06pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I heard "Every 1's A Winner" on Wake 'n' Bake last week and it was my earworm for a couple of days.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:07pm patrick321:

@Benz Scelsa was on NEW when the news came in. people started calling and he also put them on the air.
  10:08pm Stevel:

Killer song. Killer rif!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08pm DjLorraine:

Hot chocolate in your ear warning
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08pm patrick321:

Alan Vega does a great Alan Vega version of this
Avatar 10:08pm ShelbyG:

GD paparay: I'm starting to get weirded out by how PERFECT this show has been so far!!!!!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:10pm DjLorraine:

Avatar 10:11pm ShelbyG:

*electric slide*
Avatar 10:12pm ShelbyG:

Ivan: that Bowie mural is fab
Avatar 10:13pm slugluv1313:

the night Lennon was shot -- a lot of us just did not beleive it (i was in my last year of college) -- like is this just some sick publicity stunt??? (i think Andy Kaufman's stunts were an influence on our "thinking") . . . then my apartment-mates, our friends, all sat around the TV, as the awful REALITY sunk in . . . and we all just felt so f*cking numb . . . next day, "IMAGINE" and all sorts of other Lennon stuff had been spray painted all over New Brunswick
Avatar 10:13pm ShelbyG:

I am very excited about where this is going
Avatar 10:14pm ShelbyG:

shit, slug, not in ref to what you're talkin bout
Avatar 10:14pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Took a picture of it while waiting on a red light to change, which, as you see, changed to green just as I took the shot.
Avatar 10:15pm ShelbyG:

where is that?
Avatar 10:15pm ShelbyG:

*brb, smoke*
Avatar 10:15pm slugluv1313:

@ShelbyG -- oops! sorry, my typical BAD TIMING!
(do not want to bum anyone out! was away from comments)
Avatar 10:18pm slugluv1313:

@Ivan, @ShelbyG -- i love that mural! just over the Hoboken border in Jersey City -- SO BEAUTIFUL!!!
Avatar 10:18pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

It’s alright Slug. We’ve been alternating between enjoying the music and moment and reminiscing about passings.
Avatar 10:20pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Yup Shelby, as slug said, on the edge of Jersey City entering Hoboken. No more than a mile or two from Wfmu HQ.
  10:20pm Robm:

Hello fellow underground listeners
Avatar 10:20pm ShelbyG:

oh shit
Avatar 10:22pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

VF was definitely one of “my” bands
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:22pm patrick321:

I love how that mural dominates the area. Its like 10 stories high.
  10:23pm Robm:

@Slugluv 1313 i was in 10 th grade when lennon got shot, remember vinnye scelsa broke down on the air
Avatar 10:25pm ShelbyG:

I was 11 when Lennon was shot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28pm Stevel:

ShelbyG: I was 19, middle of my sophomore year of college.
Avatar 10:29pm TonyR:

The Strummer story was just so human-scaled. Goes out for a run. Gets done in afterwards by a congenital defect. Beats getting shot (I guess, but maybe it was slower...)
Avatar 10:30pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

I have a long day tomorrow and keep getting ready to call it a night when another song draws me back.
  10:31pm paparay:

Tripping time!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:31pm Stevel:

Ivan: Rock and roll will kill you. At least make you sleepy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:34pm Stevel:

Gonna have to dig up some pills in tribute to Tommy James and, of course, X-Ray Burns! Handful oughtta do it.
Avatar 10:34pm ShelbyG:

Avatar 10:34pm Cult of Oobi:

Always loved the long version! Flashbacks to my hippie phase in high school
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:34pm Stevel:

If you've never read it;

  Swag For Life Member 10:35pm Bruce S.:

Paparay,Awesome show tonight,as always, didn't expect to hear Crimson and Clover, thanks man
Avatar 10:35pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

X-ray Burns @Stevel. He and Glen Jones had such chemistry.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:36pm DjLorraine:

Happy Birthday DJ Ray Boogie
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:37pm spodiodi:

i didn't know that i was in for such an event!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:37pm spodiodi:

happy bday, paparay!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:37pm Will the Sound Guy:

Happy Birthday paparay!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:38pm Stevel:

Ivan: An amazing thing to witness.

Birthdays are OK, I guess. Beats the alternative.

Older is better.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:39pm mariano:

Happy Birthday, paparay!

As Beavis and Butthead said while watching the "Just a Friend" video and Biz is wearing the powdered wig: "I think it's the dude on the dollar."
Avatar 10:40pm slugluv1313:

Happy Birthday, paparay!!!
Avatar 10:40pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Yes, this video was on B&B
  Swag For Life Member 10:41pm Bruce S.:

Happy Birthday Paparay, and many many more to come, good health and happyness this year
  Swag For Life Member 10:43pm Bruce S.:

So sad about Biz Markie, the vapors was one of the first hip hop records that really got thru to me
  10:45pm paparay:

Saw Biz Markie at The World one night.
  Swag For Life Member 10:46pm Bruce S.:

He must have been great on stage
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:46pm Stevel:

Such an honest voice. Entirely unpolished, but he's singing in this song. Working it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:46pm pgalub:

Happy Birthday Ray!
Avatar 10:46pm ShelbyG:

uh oh
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:47pm DjLorraine:

Ok T'Pau would be more suited
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:48pm Stevel:

God, this would be fun in a club!
  Swag For Life Member 10:49pm Bruce S.:

I think this is the G rated version
Avatar 10:49pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Ray Boogie, gotta get going. Thanks for a great and thoughtful show.
Avatar 10:50pm Ivan from Woodbridge:

Shelby and all, see ya ‘round!
  10:51pm summertime mayonnaise:

Avatar 10:52pm ShelbyG:

Ivan: love you, brother...have a great nite's sleep.
Avatar 10:52pm slugluv1313:

goodnight, Ivan!
  10:53pm PatrickMC:

Avatar 10:53pm ShelbyG:

paparay: beautiful
  10:53pm SeanG:

  10:56pm PatrickMC:

The original the Prince
  Swag For Life Member 10:58pm Bruce S.:

This is perfect music for a day like today, man it was so hot and humid
Avatar 11:03pm ShelbyG:

I love you all.. I am poppin in & out. My hot flashes are killin me.
  Swag For Life Member 11:09pm Bruce S.:

Oh, this is great
Avatar 11:11pm ShelbyG:

  11:12pm PatrickMC:

Rub a dub stylee
  11:14pm paparay:

Avatar 11:15pm ShelbyG:

dig dig diiiiiig
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:15pm Paulo AD:

Good morning dudes, how are yall
  11:19pm Lawrence:

Beautiful show
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:21pm Stevel:

I will allow you to play more reggae. You're welcome.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:21pm DjLorraine:

Thanks paparay for sharing on the eve of your birthday. Many blessings to you and the Mrs
  11:23pm paparay:

Thanks for early birthday blessings y'all!!!!!
  11:23pm PatrickMC:

I clearly need this Makasound compilation
  11:23pm The Butterman:

Ray , thanks for the stupendous tunes…always! More reggae is always appreciated. Have a great earthstrong!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:25pm spodiodi:

<3 love this song
  Swag For Life Member 11:27pm Bruce S.:

Black Uhuru is one of the most under rated artists around
  11:27pm paparay:

To The Butterman much respect and thank ypou.
  11:28pm paparay:

One of my all time favorite reggae groups.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:28pm Paulo AD:

How is everyone?
  Swag For Life Member 11:29pm Bruce S.:

Great, How are you?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:30pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, Paulo. Relaxing on a humid Friday night. It was ever so hot here today. In the 90s F (30s C)!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:35pm Paulo AD:

We're in the seychelles currently it's a lovely 25. So much different from home where its 42 at the moment
  Swag For Life Member 11:39pm Bruce S.:

This is definitly the stuff
  11:45pm miparis:

Thank you @djlorraine!
  Swag For Life Member 11:47pm Bruce S.:

Can, whatta Band!
  11:48pm paparay:

Some late night wild out dancin' music!
Avatar 11:50pm ShelbyG:

Avatar 11:51pm Cult of Oobi:

Happy birthday Paparay!
Avatar 11:51pm Cult of Oobi:

Hey Paulo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52pm spodiodi:

thanks, paparay!
Avatar 11:53pm Cult of Oobi:

Spodi, love your icon!
Avatar 11:53pm ShelbyG:

Wow. Really?!? I'm offended by time. I dig you, frens.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:54pm spodiodi:

thanks, Oobi! she's the best (the scooter is ok too :)
Avatar 11:55pm Cult of Oobi:

Love Grace Jones!
Avatar 11:56pm ShelbyG:

Avatar 11:56pm Cult of Oobi:

Yesss! The Special AKA! Was actually going to request them earlier
  Swag For Life Member 11:58pm Bruce S.:

Your always great Paparay, Happy Bithday and thanks
Avatar 11:58pm ShelbyG:

  Swag For Life Member 11:59pm Bruce S.:

take it easy ShelbyG
Avatar 11:59pm ShelbyG:

paparay: thank you, thank you, thank you
Avatar 12:00am Cult of Oobi:

This is my favorite way to make music, ramble on about something while the band is jamming behind you
  12:01am PatrickMC:

Nice show
  3:23pm paparay:

Thank you all for rolling with me on Friday's New York Underground and on the eve of my 56th revolution around the sun. Be safe and I'll see you all next week.
Avatar 12:03am soul170:

Wait, last show of 2021? Is Ray Boogie coming back?
Avatar 12:07am soul170:

I must have misheard…happy birthday btw! Seriously, one of the few shows I tune into on the regular.
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