Favoriting Fool's Paradise with Rex: Playlist from November 20, 2021 Favoriting

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Favoriting November 20, 2021: The Theodore Bikel Memorial Playlist

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Artist Track Album Label Format Approx. start time
The Spades  Full House   Favoriting Single  Dice    0:00:00 (Pop-up)
The Monzels  Shark Skin   Favoriting Single  Prism    0:05:44 (Pop-up)
The Torquetts  Side-Swiped   Favoriting Single  Torquett    0:07:02 (Pop-up)
Conrad and the Van-Dells  Rambling   Favoriting Single  BMC    0:09:43 (Pop-up)
Ronnie Dee  Action Packed   Favoriting Single  BackBeat    0:14:32 (Pop-up)
Ray Clark and The Demons  Little Bitty Twist   Favoriting Single  Crystal City    0:16:23 (Pop-up)
Darrell Rhodes  Lou Lou   Favoriting Single  Winston    0:19:22 (Pop-up)
Eddy Dugosh and the Ah-Ha Playboys  Strange Kinda Feeling   Favoriting Single  Sarg    0:21:13 (Pop-up)
Jimmy Lloyd  Where the Rio de Rosa Flows   Favoriting Single  Roulette    0:23:48 (Pop-up)
Elroy Dietzel and The Rhythm Bandits  Shang-Hai-Rock   Favoriting Single  Bo-Kay    0:26:23 (Pop-up)
Bill Garland  Lonesome Guitar   Favoriting Single  Pam    0:28:36 (Pop-up)
Joe Brock  Blue Diamond Mine   Favoriting Single  Tobby    0:31:06 (Pop-up)
Jean Shepard  He Plays the Bongo (I Play the Banjo)   Favoriting Single  Capitol    0:33:20 (Pop-up)
Bill Carter with the Cooper Brothers  Jailer Man   Favoriting Single  Honee B    0:35:30 (Pop-up)
Bill Laundy  Bright Lights and Go Go Girls   Favoriting Single  Zefco    0:46:35 (Pop-up)
Don Hagen  I'm Going To See The Go Go Girls   Favoriting Single  Blue Horizon    0:48:13 (Pop-up)
Bozo Darnell  My Go Go Girl   Favoriting Single  Ramco    0:48:54 (Pop-up)
Miss Delois and The Music Men  Daddy Was a Preacher And Mama Was a Go Go Girl   Favoriting Single  New Colony    0:50:58 (Pop-up)
Little Luther  Du Dee Squat   Favoriting Single  Criss-Cross    0:57:24 (Pop-up)
Willie C Cobbs  Kiss Me One More Time   Favoriting Single  Pure Gold    1:01:12 (Pop-up)
Preston Love  If You Ever Get Lonesome   Favoriting Single  Ultra    1:02:29 (Pop-up)
Ervin Rucker  Baby You Were Meant For Me   Favoriting Single  Duplex    1:04:07 (Pop-up)
Betty James  Henry Lee   Favoriting Single  Chess    1:06:47 (Pop-up)
Willie Dixon  Petting The Baby   Favoriting Single  Yambo    1:08:43 (Pop-up)
Ponies  Stupid Pony   Favoriting Single  Okeh    1:12:59 (Pop-up)
The Montereys  The American Teens   Favoriting Single  EastWest    1:18:59 (Pop-up)
The Bossmen  (Stewed Bird) & Mashed Potatoes   Favoriting Single  Score    1:20:52 (Pop-up)
Mike Gliden and the Rhythm Kings  Baby, You Don't Care   Favoriting Single  Soma    1:24:54 (Pop-up)
James Wood  Bo Diddley   Favoriting Single  Kid Glove    1:26:17 (Pop-up)
Chuck Gallegos and The Fabulous Cyclones  Chill Beans   Favoriting Single  C,B,G,    1:27:52 (Pop-up)
The Singing Bodies  Diagnosis Neurosis   Favoriting Single  Back Stage    1:28:17 (Pop-up)
Jimmy Leyden  Stranded In The Jungle   Favoriting Single  Bell    1:33:06 (Pop-up)
The Cardinals  Hatchet Face   Favoriting Single  Cha Cha  45  1:42:53 (Pop-up)
Rudy Owen and the Ravens  Pretty Linda   Favoriting Single  Startime    1:45:09 (Pop-up)
The Spacemen  Retro   Favoriting Single  Big Sound    1:47:25 (Pop-up)
Bob Vegas  Playboy   Favoriting Single  International Recording    1:49:09 (Pop-up)
The Blue Angels  Money   Favoriting Single  Angel    1:51:05 (Pop-up)
Bracey Everett  The Lover's Curse   Favoriting Single  Atlantic    1:53:38 (Pop-up)
J Frank Wilson  Unmarked and Uncovered With Sand   Favoriting Single  Sully    1:56:18 (Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

  1:02pm phil.vas1:

What’s happening?! My brows…they’re…disintegrating!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:02pm Bruce S.:

the sax calls the Fools Paradise Faithfull together again
Avatar 🌮 1:03pm Mailman Tom:

Theodore Bikel was in two episodes of Burke's Law
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:07pm Bruce S.:

didn't he do some Folk singing as well,maybe that was someone else
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:07pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...' [Bikel] was able to sing in 21 different languages, including Yiddish, Hebrew, German, Russian, Hungarian, Romanian, French, medieval Spanish, Zulu, and English '...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:10pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Afternoon, Rex & Fools!
"Four O'Clock" was a dud as far as Zone episodes go, but its heart was in the right place.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:10pm Bruce S.:

Ladies and Gentlemen......The Monzels!
Avatar 1:12pm Hubig Pie:

The parrot co-star is an African grey.
Or it could be an Amazon.
Or.....
  1:12pm davefromtoronto:

fools rules!
Avatar 1:13pm Mister Dobalina:

mo MM a !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:14pm medson:

I’m here for my two hour excursion to nowhere
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:15pm Bruce S.:

the Blonde Bomber!
  1:15pm pottybear:

Everybody hit the table!
  1:15pm Mr. Oxford:

Hello all! I was just listening to "Action Packed" by Ronnie Dawson the other day. I discovered it through Jonathan Richman's cover of the song. Though I have to say, I prefer Jonathan's version because of a more melodic approach.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:16pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Yo medson!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:16pm medson:

Hola Greg from Z5. How goes it?
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:19pm DjLorraine:

Thanks ahead of time
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:20pm Bruce S.:

great set Rex!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:20pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Couple trax on 'Rockin' Bones' the '1950s Punk' boxset.
Avatar 🌮 1:20pm Creature Boy:

Apparently lulu is a real "Lulu"
Avatar 1:20pm Mister Dobalina:

The show that unzips your morals.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:21pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...course Rex could add a Volume to it every week...
Avatar 1:23pm Juke Joint Jonny:

This is some good hillbilly boogie
Avatar 1:24pm Juke Joint Jonny:

They really changed their sound in '80s when they were going by just Aha
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:25pm myron feld:

This Jimmy Lloyd song is the greatest record ever give. And I mean ever.
Avatar 1:25pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Agreed.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:27pm Bruce S.:

I third that sentiment
Avatar 1:30pm jamesegio:

is that jimmy 'rocket in my pocket' lloyd?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:31pm myron feld:

@Jamesegio: sure is
Avatar 1:33pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Vocal style is reminiscent of someone... can't think who
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:36pm McGroovey:

Yes, we do love the bongos.
Avatar 🌮 1:38pm TheManWhoLaughs:

I thought he said 'gator man' which would have made this song even more no-brow than it already is
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:38pm luka:

i heard “gator man” so i’m going with that
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:38pm luka:

see?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:39pm Moammar:

I, too, heard gator man.
Avatar 1:39pm Hubig Pie:

He has big long teeth
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:40pm Bruce S.:

maybe he was being held in a horror movie jail were the jailer man was a gater man
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:40pm Moammar:

I recognize only "Alligator Man" by Jimmy Newman.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42pm Moammar:

Pronounced Loo-ling. Home of the legendary City Market barbecue.
  1:45pm pp:

Theodore Bickel notable for his role in My Side of the Mountain where he befriends a kid living in a tree stump with his trained falcon (or was that a dream?)
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:45pm DjLorraine:

Awesome...
But what about the bird's career? (I'm kidding)
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:46pm Bruce S.:

I would have loved to see Bickel as Tevya in Fiddler on the Roof,something tells me he was great
Avatar 1:47pm Mister Dobalina:

This show is the herbahl stimalah one needs every Saturday afternoon.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:50pm Bruce S.:

haha good one DJ Lorraine
Avatar 🌮 1:51pm TheManWhoLaughs:

I just can't take a song seriously when the singer's name is Bozo
  1:51pm The Butterman:

Well, that was there “low brow” that we hear so much about
  1:52pm Sylvia's Mother:

Pre-marriage, I go-go'd. No touching the dancers, Bozo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:52pm Moammar:

This should be the new national anthem.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:54pm Bruce S.:

momma sang bass Daddy sang tenor
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:55pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...pretty much the pedigree story of Rawk'n'Roll...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:57pm Doug in JC:

I need to dig up my 90's Lyndhurst VFW show flyer
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58pm Gaylord Fields:

I've learned nothing from this song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Duin' dee Squat over here, boss…
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:58pm Bruce S.:

Gaylord Feilds did a great version of this with the A Bones
Avatar 1:58pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Who could teach the Great Gaylord anything about the squat?
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:59pm Bruce S.:

I guess you knew that already
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:00pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...it's not Thanksgiving without a heaping helping of Squat...
Avatar 2:00pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Green Eggs and Ham reboot, but Du Dee Squat
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:00pm Gaylord Fields:

Little Luther is mistaken. I am too old to do the Squat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:03pm Greg from ZONE 5:

That made me LOL, GF.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:05pm Bruce S.:

I'm blue before brefiss
  2:06pm WM:

Required viewing for all FP listeners: the anti-pornography documentary Perversion for Profit (1965). In fact, I think you sometimes use a snippet from it on the show. The narrator is Charles Keating, who eventually spent four years in prison for his role in the Savings and Loan scandal of the late 1980s., (Cost to the American taxpayer:3 billion dollars.) You can find it on YouTube.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:10pm Bruce S.:

Oh Man this is something, not sure what though
Avatar 2:12pm Mister Dobalina:

I think Willie Dixon really loves himself.
Avatar 2:12pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Yikes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:12pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...wait ...did BarryWhite have a stroke ??...
Avatar 2:12pm Mister Dobalina:

Cover your eyes everyone, for this portion of the show.
Avatar 2:12pm jamesegio:

i dont know what it is, but it sure is!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:13pm Bruce S.:

dont have a heart attack now
Avatar 🌮 2:13pm TheManWhoLaughs:

Cover you children's ears!
  2:13pm Amira:

It takes a lot to shock me but this does it
Avatar 2:13pm Mister Dobalina:

Does anyone have a cigarette ?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:13pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

For The Ages
Avatar 🌮 2:14pm TheManWhoLaughs:

That song does qualify for consideration for "Greatest Song of All Time"
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:16pm Bruce S.:

on the Yambo record label
Avatar 🌮 2:18pm TheManWhoLaughs:

Pettin’ the Baby can be found on a compilation called Murder On Your Ears - Miserable Music For Fiends And Delinquent Scream-agers, appropriately
Avatar 🌮 2:19pm Creature Boy:

Petting The Baby is the price we pay for the gift that IS Willie Dixon
  2:20pm mic_a:

Yet Dixon doesn't mention this side in his autobiography (I just double-checked).
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:24pm Bruce S.:

diggin this
Avatar 2:25pm winston legthigh:

hi rex, these tunes are perfect while i wax the old 53 chevy.
Avatar 2:33pm Mister Dobalina:

I've must've been loaded as well.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:34pm Bruce S.:

oh man I love this part of the show!
Avatar 2:34pm winston legthigh:

great googley moogley get me outta here
Avatar 2:34pm Juke Joint Jonny:

This record should never have happened.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:36pm Greg from ZONE 5:

"I thumbed down a whale" might be the funniest lyric in music history.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:36pm Bruce S.:

this is up there with Pat Boones Tootie Fruttie
  2:37pm Andres:

Not so long ago these stereotypes were still all too common.
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/lastman-apologizes-for-cannibal-joke-on-eve-of-kenya-trip/article4149803/
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:38pm dave wuz here:

now i want a lowenbrau
  2:39pm davefromtoronto:

andres i remember when that happened. lastman was a bit of a bonehead but was a very popular mayor.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:39pm Bruce S.:

I'm smokin the Turkey
  2:40pm pottybear:

It’s all about the brining
  2:42pm Andres:

davefromtoronto: Mel and Ralph Klein were certainly of an era that is hopefully over.
Avatar 2:43pm Melissa Jean:

I saved a smoked turkey on Thanksgiving one year. I was making the gravy early in the morning and sure enough, the person in charge of the smoker had made the rookie mistake of putting the bird in the smoker with the giblets (wrapped in plastic) inside. I was so glad I got up early.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:45pm Bruce S.:

she came to sit with baby and ended up with daddy
Avatar 2:46pm winston legthigh:

bye honey. see u monday.
Avatar 2:47pm Hubig Pie:

I got my turkey recipe from Tom Snyder-
Put the bird inna large roasting pan. Pour in 1 cup of gin, 1 cup of bourbon, 1 cup of vodka and 1 cup of rum. Cook for three hours then throw the carcass in the garbage and drink the gravy.
  2:47pm Paul in the OC:

Theodore Bikel--also featured player in a decent 3rd season Twilight Zone, playing a complete fanatic who gets his. Lyndhurst VFW? Used to pass that twice a day on the commuter train! They've got the Magic Bus II.
  2:47pm davefromtoronto:

and we won't mention rob ford...
  2:48pm Andres:

I almost forgot him.
Avatar 2:48pm Mister Dobalina:

Hubig Pie, you speakin' some true knowledge right there !!!
  2:49pm davefromtoronto:

sorry about that...
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:49pm Bruce S.:

Hubig I'm giveing that recipe to my Aunt
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:50pm Handy Haversack:

Thanks, Rex!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:50pm Bruce S.:

this classic
Avatar 2:51pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Violent Femmes cover?
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:51pm DjLorraine:

Thanks for the get up and go go
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:53pm Bruce S.:

this show is for people on the Go Go
Avatar 2:53pm Mister Dobalina:

Yet another solid, saturday lunkHead production.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:54pm radioronan:

Thanks Rex.until next time!
  2:54pm davefromtoronto:

is it just me or was today's show extra demented?
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:54pm Bruce S.:

that Bob Vegas was great
  2:55pm Sylvia's Mother:

Petting The Baby brings new meaning to "bed music"!
Avatar 2:55pm Mister Dobalina:

I think that Willie Dixon track put this show over the edge of greatness!
Avatar 2:56pm Hubig Pie:

Twas extra demented.
Blame it on Willie
  2:57pm aint Paul:

Viva Bob Vegas!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:57pm Bruce S.:

that dixon track was lascivious
  2:57pm Andres:

I agree with that sentiment, Dave.
Top marks!
Thank you, Rex!
Avatar 2:58pm Melissa Jean:

Happy Turkey Day Rex!
Avatar 🌮 2:58pm TheManWhoLaughs:

I have added that Dixon song to my collection...thanks again Rex!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:58pm Bruce S.:

Rex Brilliant show thanks
  2:59pm davefromtoronto:

have a great saturday night y'all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:59pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Thanks Rex—Happy Turkey Day, all!
Avatar 🌮 2:59pm TheManWhoLaughs:

We love you Cosmic Man!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:00pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks, Rex. Happy Browsgiving!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:21pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

~ TY Always DJ Rex Sir ~
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