Favoriting Fool's Paradise with Rex: Playlist from December 18, 2021 Favoriting

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Favoriting December 18, 2021: The Richard Erdman Memoial Playlist

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Artist Track Label Comments Approx. start time
The Jaguars  Jaguar   Favoriting Epic    0:00:00 (Pop-up)
The Rhythm Rockers  Count Down   Favoriting Copper    0:04:44 (Pop-up)
Jerry Warren and the Tremblers  Tremble   Favoriting Dorset    0:06:55 (Pop-up)
Lenny and the Thundertones  Thunder Express   Favoriting Comma    0:10:04 (Pop-up)
Don Wade  Gone, Gone, Gone   Favoriting San    0:15:05 (Pop-up)
Henry Wilson and the Bluenotes  Are You Ready?   Favoriting Colonial    0:16:28 (Pop-up)
Chan Romero  My Little Ruby   Favoriting Del-Fi    0:18:49 (Pop-up)
Bill Bell and the 4 Unknowns  Little Bitty Girl   Favoriting Mida    0:20:37 (Pop-up)
Sonny Fisher  Hold Me Baby   Favoriting Starday    0:22:21 (Pop-up)
Wayne & Ray  Sweet Lou   Favoriting Twentieth Century    0:26:10 (Pop-up)
Jimmie Revard and his Oklahoma Playboys  Dirty Dog   Favoriting RCA Bluebird    0:27:41 (Pop-up)
Fort Worth Dougboys  Sun Bonnet Sue   Favoriting RCA Bluebird  Yowza!  0:30:39 (Pop-up)
Hartman's Heartbreakers with Betty Lou  Let Me Play With It   Favoriting RCA Bluebird    0:33:39 (Pop-up)
Roy "Mr. Guitar" Gaines  De Dat De Dum Dum   Favoriting Groove    0:44:50 (Pop-up)
Slim Gaillard  Hominy Grits Ad   Favoriting     0:46:12 (Pop-up)
Chuck Higgins  Here I'm Is   Favoriting DooTone    0:46:33 (Pop-up)
Elmer Parker & the Light Lighters  You Know I Love You   Favoriting Music Clef    0:47:52 (Pop-up)
Harper-Brinson Band  Harper's Return   Favoriting Specialty    0:49:41 (Pop-up)
King Ivory Lee  Rockin' In The Coconut Top   Favoriting Trey    0:52:14 (Pop-up)
Hot Rod Hulbert  The Air Conditioned Breakfast In Space Show   Favoriting     0:54:47 (Pop-up)
Country Homes  Come On And Put Me In The Alley   Favoriting Deluxe    0:58:31 (Pop-up)
Layton Redell Zbornik Jr  I Like It Like That   Favoriting Parade    1:10:09 (Pop-up)
The Shanghais  The Crusher   Favoriting Hammer Lock    1:11:13 (Pop-up)
The Majestics  Money   Favoriting No Label    1:13:07 (Pop-up)
The Heart Attacks  Babba Diddy Baby   Favoriting Remus    1:18:11 (Pop-up)
The Terrifcs  Loco   Favoriting Valor    1:21:22 (Pop-up)
The Sparklers  The Hip   Favoriting Hickory    1:21:43 (Pop-up)
Babe Pier  The Twist   Favoriting Crosby    1:25:56 (Pop-up)
Count Down and the Moonsters  Hindu On A Honda   Favoriting Pocono    1:28:56 (Pop-up)
The Charms  The Shift   Favoriting Jay-Dee    1:36:12 (Pop-up)
The Exciting Sparklers  Pull, Wiggle And Kick   Favoriting N & J    1:38:31 (Pop-up)
Ronny and the Daytonas  Bucket "T"   Favoriting Mala    1:41:18 (Pop-up)
The Beau-Marks  Cause We're In Love   Favoriting Shad    1:45:07 (Pop-up)
Floyd Dakil Combo  Look What You've Gone And Done   Favoriting Jetstar    1:47:02 (Pop-up)
The Society  Nicotine Fit   Favoriting Spoke    1:51:03 (Pop-up)
The Ape Quartet  Tarzan   Favoriting Phalanx    1:55:11 (Pop-up)
The Whips  Yes, Master!   Favoriting Dore    1:55:35 (Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar 1:01pm
Mister Dobalina:

m o MM A !!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:01pm
Handy Haversack:

Rex! Fools! I hear there's something Milwaukeean on the platter? Pretty exciting!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:01pm
Spinning Giant:

greetings, fellow nutjobs! :P
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:02pm
Bruce S.:

the horn sounds, the show begins, hey all
  1:03pm
davefromtoronto:

I FEEL AN 'APE CALL' COMING ON!!!
DOODLY-ABA!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:03pm
Spinning Giant:

@Rex - are we taking a detour to TinselTown today...?
Or desert-bound,,,?
Either way, i've got my bag (and cooler) packed full'o'goodies and ready to share...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:04pm
DjLorraine:

Whooo hooo!
Avatar 1:05pm
Juke Joint Jonny:

Thankful that Rex is holding his fire, and saving the Xmas novelties for next week!
  1:05pm
P-90:

As childhoods described in a single phrase go, one could do a lot worse than “A materialistic non-stop orgy of gifts”
Avatar 1:05pm
Mailman Tom:

Richard Erdman was featured in the 1964 movie, the Brass Bottle, which became the basis for I Dream of Jeannie
  1:05pm
P-90:

Hi Rex & co.
  1:05pm
davefromtoronto:

i heard santa is a closet no-brow...
  1:05pm
Andres:

Good afternoon, Rex and Fools! Who will join me for an Egg Nog?
  1:05pm
The Butterman:

Hiya Rex. Oooooo a saxy start.
Avatar 1:06pm
Mister Dobalina:

I'm with Juke Joint, not to be a Lilly with loosely zipped moral or anything.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:06pm
Bruce S.:

I never Knew that I Dream of Jeanie was based on a movie,that I never heard of
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:06pm
Spinning Giant:

Andres - hellz yes! (spiced & loaded, please, good sir)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:08pm
Spinning Giant:

personally, i habitually prefer my morals to be loosely zipped :P
  1:11pm
Andres:

Spinning Giant: Rum, brandy or bourbon?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:12pm
Handy Haversack:

Andres, I'll have all three. Hold the nog.
  1:13pm
Andres:

I like that recipe, Handy!
  1:13pm
phil.vas1:

Aaarrrggghhhh!!!
Avatar 1:15pm
Mailman Tom:

@Bruce S: Yes, and Barbara Eden was the star of the movie!
  1:15pm
egould310:

All I want for Christmas is schlock.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:16pm
Bruce S.:

Now I must see that Movie!
  1:16pm
davefromtoronto:

with a side of bop and slop.
Avatar 1:16pm
Mailman Tom:

It's on YT
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:16pm
Spinning Giant:

@Andres @Handy - count me in! LOL

(i've actually never nogged w/ anything but the rum, but assuming the other options would be slamtastic each in their own right...)
  1:16pm
egould310:

Jim Beam and Perrier. Saving the nog for next week. Hi fools!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:17pm
Spinning Giant:

wow @egould310 - that's some hibrow water you're rolling right there!
  1:18pm
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Rainy? What the ? It's snowing here in New Hampshire. Ugh ! I'm jealous ! But it beats Communist N.J. Free State N.H.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:18pm
Bruce S.:

Richard Erdman looks like a good Major Nelson, he has kind of an honest, put upon face
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:20pm
Greg from ZONE 5:

Afternoon, Rex & Fools!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:20pm
Bruce S.:

Lovin Little Ruby
Avatar 1:21pm
Juke Joint Jonny:

That's some swinging baritone guitar in that Chan Romero side!
  1:22pm
davefromtoronto:

speaking of JD's - my son's walking around the house with a practice butterfly knife - should i be concerned?
  1:22pm
Andres:

The 4 Unknowns. Talk about no respect.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:24pm
Greg from ZONE 5:

Erdman was in Stalag 17, one of my all-time favs. Easily Top 10.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:25pm
Bruce S.:

Billy Wilder
  1:26pm
morphe':

no one said it is/was. surface noise Saturday ... thanks rex ana all !!!
Avatar 1:28pm
TheManWhoLaughs:

I keep searching for that Splash Morgan and His Nine Musical Drips record but have been unsuccessful
  1:30pm
Brez:

That's some cheery fiddling -- just the right pick-me-up for nowadays!
  1:30pm
egould310:

@davefromtoronto Why don’t you get a practice butterfly knife and get your skills tuned up, too? There’s nothing more badass than good knife skills. Except nunchucks. Or shuriken skills.
  1:30pm
davefromtoronto:

it's the gutenberg bible of old 45's
Avatar 1:30pm
Juke Joint Jonny:

I'm assuming this Jimmie Revard spin is my Xmas present. Best Xmas ever! Thanks, Rex!
  1:32pm
davefromtoronto:

egould he's got two and i've been practicing in secret for his inevitable coup attempt.
  1:32pm
listener monica:

dirty dog!
Avatar 🌮 1:33pm
Hubig Pie:

How many states had their very own country swingin' playboys ?
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:35pm
Bruce S.:

Bob Wills and his Idaho Playboys wouldn't have sounded as good
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:35pm
Handy Haversack:

What do I do if I suspect I'm a Raisin Person?
Avatar 1:36pm
TheManWhoLaughs:

Hey...this song isn't suitable for a family show!
  1:36pm
Alex of Chicago:

I miss these wholesome old timey tunes.
  1:37pm
egould310:

@davefromtoronto Boss move.
Avatar 🌮 1:37pm
Hubig Pie:

Moisturizer , Handy
  1:38pm
Andres:

Not talking about walk the dog with a yo-yo.
  1:38pm
Pullmee Finger:

Oohh yeah! DJ Fool's Paradise with Rex: Tuned into 'Play With Mine'
Avatar 1:39pm
Mailman Tom:

Excellent book!
  1:42pm
P-90:

In a trailer park of all places
  1:43pm
Glistener MW:

They’re only asking “where’s Raymond?” out of concern, as everybody loves him.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:43pm
Greg from ZONE 5:

A Kind of Stopwatch! You could see the ending coming a mile away, but it's still a classic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:44pm
Handy Haversack:

Oh, damn, that IS Leonard! Dang, I didn't know he had died. Thanks for the homage, Rex.

"Leonard, you better back your pumpkin ass up, or I will make a pie!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:46pm
dave miss:

Brows slowly disappearing
  1:46pm
egould310:

I counted at least four grits.
  1:47pm
Paul:

Greg from ZONE 5: Especially if you had seen Time Enough at Last
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:49pm
dave miss:

Forgot I need to order some sex stimmula for xmas!
Avatar 1:50pm
Don Gorden:

Yo, Rex, watched Stalag 17 the other night, there should be a Ham Hock !!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:50pm
Greg from ZONE 5:

@Paul: Foreshadowing!
  1:53pm
Paul:

Greg from ZONE 5:Exactly.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:57pm
Bruce S.:

Is this the Big Bill Collins show?
  1:57pm
?:

ok this is freaking me out now
  1:58pm
P-90:

Shatner could learn a few lessons from this guy
Avatar 1:58pm
Little Danny:

wow! this is great
  1:58pm
Pullmee Finger:

snap;in' my fingers to the tale man..snap...snap...snap..
  1:59pm
Cosmic Caveman:

Hi Rex! I can identify with this cat, but my ship is shaped like a club.
  1:59pm
(another) Patrick in Hoboken:

This monologue would be so cancelled today!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:00pm
Bruce S.:

whoo that was a little sophisticated,took me by suprise
  2:01pm
egould310:

Heading out for brunch. Thanx Rex. Bop at ya later! Or maybe slop?!?
  2:01pm
morphe':

Spoke earlier of bad/great xmas films:
Santa Kidnapped by Martians
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0054687/

and
not for weans
BLAST of Silence
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0054687/

great images of the Kearny Hackensack Marshes.. for chilly xmas

ps Inda monkeys doing revenge killings against dogs
https://www.newsweek.com/group-monkeys-kill-over-250-dogs-revenge-indian-town-1660683
  2:02pm
Listener Robert:

Is the live cocktail prep coming next week?
  2:03pm
Listener Robert:

Last year IIRC it was live but virtual. Like, the bartender gave instructions remotely.
  2:05pm
Sylvia's Mother:

Bruce S., not based on but inspired by.
  2:05pm
Pullmee Finger:

Monkey Lives Matter!
Avatar 2:05pm
Mister Dobalina:

Da Bleedah !
  2:05pm
Andres:

All I want for Xmas is no brow.
Avatar 2:05pm
Mailman Tom:

They pick up the pups, carry them up the trees, and drop them to the ground!
  2:05pm
Andres:

Maybe some lunkhead.
  2:06pm
Listener Robert:

Which was the one with Tony Randall in it, and the genie was named Fakrash a la Mash?
  2:07pm
P-90:

Alamash
Avatar 2:07pm
Mister Dobalina:

@dave miss...you made me fall out of chair...hahah *plop* If you order it now, it might be there before the holidays are over.
  2:07pm
Crei6hton:

Afternoon WFMU!
  2:07pm
P-90:

Burl Ives
  2:08pm
Listener Robert:

Thanks, P-90, but I like to imagine it as French, same as the intro to Sheila B.'s program: "Il y va?"
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:09pm
Bruce S.:

Barbara Eden was in it
  2:09pm
Pullmee Finger:

@Mailman, they ran out of dogs and are now targeting children.
It all started when a dog killed a macaque
  2:11pm
jooves:

I thought maybe the legendary Milwaukee DJ was gonna be “Richie the C”
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:11pm
Bruce S.:

this a loose version of I like itlike that a gem
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:12pm
Greg from ZONE 5:

AAAAAYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!
Avatar 2:13pm
Mister Dobalina:

This is the track I needed today!
  2:13pm
Cosmic Caveman:

Oh yeah man, Roy Gaines. Dave the Spazz played him at Union Pool long ago and I said, "Whoa daddy-o!"
  2:13pm
Pullmee Finger:

Running from the bar ene-to-end to drink beer. Sounds like an early beer (ping) pong game.
Avatar 2:13pm
SmokinJ:

Listened to this cat as well as a legion of great Milwaukee dj's! Da Crusher Rules! Love from Brew City all ! 8-)
Avatar 2:15pm
Mister Dobalina:

Dave the Spazz at Union Pool, those were the daze !!!
  2:15pm
P-90:

Not the definitive “Crusher,” but a quite respectable interpretation
  2:17pm
Joe R.:

also checking in from MKE, you’ll be happy to know that CrusherFest did return to South Milwaukee this summer (and I’ve got a Crusher Christmas ornament)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:18pm
Handy Haversack:

Is the used bookstore in MKE still going? We usually fly in and out there every March but haven't been since 2019. Not sure about 2022. The convention is happening, but we couldn't get rooms.
  2:19pm
Cosmic Caveman:

I think Eddie played The Standells, and they appeared in that Munsters episode.
Avatar 2:19pm
SmokinJ:

Cool Joe R.! I skipped the gig but looked like a gas! He was one in a million..
Avatar 2:20pm
Mister Dobalina:

Don't ever drop the Wolfman, Rex!
  2:20pm
davefromtoronto:

poor dave falls for that every time!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:20pm
Bruce S.:

your on the air now Dave Lubner!
  2:21pm
Joe R.:

@handy what con? yup, the Renaissance used book shop is still in the airport
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:22pm
Handy Haversack:

Joe R.: GaryCon in Lake Geneva. Old-school (and I guess newer-school, too) D&D con in the birthplace of D&D.
  2:23pm
Joe R.:

@smokinj he was before my Milwaukee days but I just love the fact that there’s a statue for a pro wrestler in town (and carrying a keg no less)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:24pm
McGroovey:

I've heard of Milwaukee, but I've never had a good reason to go there.
Avatar 2:25pm
SmokinJ:

Then stay put.. We have enough confused folks... 8-)
  2:25pm
Cosmic Caveman:

You know it Mister Dobalina! @ 2:15
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:25pm
McGroovey:

Pepperoni Lounge ... If go there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:25pm
Handy Haversack:

Some great old bars in Milwaukee, McGroovey. Also, public boat launches right in town! There's a water taxi, and if you can carry your canoe down there, the rivers await!
  2:26pm
P-90:

“Twisters” is an interesting demographic
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:26pm
Bruce S.:

the Peparoni Lounge, Don't know if I'd really want to go there
  2:26pm
P-90:

I hear the pizza’s pretty good
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:27pm
McGroovey:

Yeah, if I live near freshwater, I'd actually be able to paddle my canoe
  2:27pm
davefromtoronto:

speaking of twisting - you guys have to check this out -
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3hwyRUUeZk
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:27pm
dave miss:

Gabby Hayes finally showed up. Drunkard.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:28pm
DjLorraine:

The Hip reminds me of an April March song
Avatar 2:29pm
Creature Boy:

Good evening everyone
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:29pm
Bruce S.:

man this is great
  2:30pm
Tony Tenaglia:

Awesome music great radio
  2:30pm
Joe R.:

@handy I guess Lake Geneva is really looking to build on that DnD legacy https://www.lakegenevanews.net/news/local/dungeons-and-dragons-tavern-adventure-castle-proposed-for-lake-geneva/article_f47aae58-27b6-5d90-805a-66b006ca3adb.html
Avatar 2:30pm
Mister Dobalina:

Mo'ris da motocicle ridah is the best !!
  2:33pm
Pullmee Finger:

@davefromtoronto: I thought TODAYS weed was strong, wow. I would love to hear the director's instructions during that filming.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:36pm
Handy Haversack:

Oof, Joe R., that's ... I don't even know how to react!

I'd like to get there this spring. I'm publishing a little D&D-ish adventure, and the publisher wants to do the printing for GaryCon and have it be a con exclusive. Be fun to be there for that!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:37pm
Bruce S.:

Marakesh Express!
Avatar 2:40pm
Creature Boy:

I was in Milwaukee just b4 the Pandemic hit . Picked up some 45s and hit a repurposed barbershop hipster joint . Cool city
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:40pm
Handy Haversack:

(Though the article text wouldn't load with an ad blocker on. You just lost yourself a reader, Lake Geneva News!)
  2:40pm
bobsmart567:

Starts with a twist and ends with a fly and we call it the shift. I’m confused
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:44pm
Bruce S.:

this is cool
  2:44pm
Pullmee Finger:

Rated "M" for mature audiences. Images of women in slacks and men in long hair. Viewer discretion advised.
  2:45pm
johnk77:

at the time
in the before times
i thought ronny & the daytonas
was among the coolest
band names possible
  2:46pm
Derek in Atlantic City:

Enjoying the show - Have a great week everyone!
Avatar 2:48pm
Creature Boy:

I was playing this Beau Mark's 45 just the day before yesterday in Los Angeles
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:48pm
Bruce S.:

excellent set Rex!
Avatar 2:49pm
Todd-o-phonic Todd:

The worthy flip.
  2:49pm
Pullmee Finger:

Absolutely. Really a stunning show as usual DJ Rex.
Avatar 2:49pm
Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Derek in Atlantic City: Hope to see you at Commotion By The Ocean in May!
  2:49pm
Cooh John:

🙋‍♂️DjLorraine
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:51pm
McGroovey:

I'm pretending to be sick so I can lie in the dark beside my radio.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:52pm
Handy Haversack:

Thanks, Rex! This really cemented the Saturdayness of it all for me. The dog was trying to tell me, but you know. The week dies hard.

Stay browless, everyone!
  2:54pm
Andres:

While tuned in from the road, near an intersection I saw two flocks of geese heading west, another flock heading east, and yet another heading north. Something is amiss. Thank you, Rex!! Great show! Cheers, gang!
  2:54pm
Cosmic Caveman:

Heard some 'You Can't Sit Down', original by The Dovells, not sure.
  2:55pm
davefromtoronto:

tarzan's got a big monkey? lucky jane!
  2:55pm
P-90:

The dreaded “waning moments of the programme
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:56pm
McGroovey:

Geese really don't follow the rules. And they're always squawking about nonsense.
Avatar 2:56pm
Mister Dobalina:

Great show, Rex...you da man !!
  2:56pm
Cosmic Caveman:

Thanks Rex!
Happy Holidays to you and fellow No Brows!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm
dave miss:

No one knows your a dog on the internet or on Rex's show
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:57pm
Bruce S.:

thanks Rex and all great show as always, cant wait for next week
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm
Greg from ZONE 5:

Squirrel Nut Zippers vibes…
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:59pm
DjLorraine:

Thanks Rex and crew
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