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Beths. The  Expert In A Dying Field   Favoriting
Aeroplane  It's So Better   Favoriting
Big Sandy And His Fly-Rite Boys  Hey Lowdown!   Favoriting
Shorty Billups  Bend A Little   Favoriting
Nina Simone  Tell It Like It Is   Favoriting
Colin Hare  Incredibly Bad   Favoriting
Ronnie Burns  Coalman   Favoriting
Charley Crockett  I'm Just A Clown   Favoriting
Clarence "Frogman" Henry  A Certain Girl   Favoriting
Fountains Of Wayne  A Road Song   Favoriting
Jackie DeShannon  Put A Little Love In Your Heart   Favoriting
Theo Lawrence  Baby Let's Go Down To Bordeaux   Favoriting
Ikettes, The  Nobody Loves Me   Favoriting
Louis Prima  Oh Marie   Favoriting
Speedies  Let Me Take Your Foto   Favoriting
Troggs, The  Everything's Funny   Favoriting
Jimmy Patton  White Lightning   Favoriting
Sir Guy And The Rocking Cavaliers  Funky Virginia   Favoriting
Bret McKenzie  If You Wanna Go   Favoriting
Bram Tchaikovsky  Girl Of My Dreams   Favoriting
Hondells, The  Let's Dance On   Favoriting
Farmer Boys, The  Somehow, Someway, Someday   Favoriting
Jimmy McCracklin  Let's Do It (The Chicken Scratch)   Favoriting
Keith And Ken  I Won't Let You Go   Favoriting
Nite Sobs  Victoria   Favoriting
Roves, The  Now That You're Not Around   Favoriting
Tages  I Left My Shoes At Home   Favoriting
Tex Williams And His Western Caravan  Ham and Eggs   Favoriting
Huey Piano Smith and HIs Clowns  The Little Moron   Favoriting
Chixdiggit!  (I Feel Like) (Gerry) Cheevers (Stitch Marks On My Heart)   Favoriting
Freddy Fender  Vamos A Bailar   Favoriting
Jerry Lee Lewis  Games People Play   Favoriting
Jerry Lee Lewis  He Took It Like A Man   Favoriting
Richard Marks  Down On Broadway   Favoriting
Shelby Lynne  Your Lies   Favoriting
Jonathan Richman  People Are Disgusting   Favoriting
Fedora Advocate  Swag Vs. Class   Favoriting

CLICK HERE for the Radio & Broadcasting History site with archives of British music mags from the 60's

CLICK HERE for Beatle Novelty Records on YouTube

CLICK HERE for a free download of the book "Our time is now : A farandole of Jonathan Richman songs"

CLICK HERE for incredible video footage of Croton-on-Hudson Battle of the Bands 1967

CLICK HERE for The Steve Keene Art Book

CLICK HERE for The 100 Most Lost Songs of All

CLICK HERE for a million dollar guitar

CLICK HERE for The Herman Cain Award

CLICK HERE for a video of yo yo master Kenny Strauss

CLICK HERE for a pricing strategy consultant's look at how much Mike Love pays Brother Records INC. for the right to tour as The Beach Boys

CLICK HERE for five hours of live Stones, well chosen to spotlight Charlie

CLICK HERE to read the lawsuit "Brother Records Inc. vs Jardine"

CLICK HERE for the six part documentary of the making of Elvis Costello's "Spanish Model"

CLICK HERE for Margaret's Granola Recipe

CLICK HERE to find how how you can submit your own top of the hour WFMU ID

CLICK HERE for the Song Exploder episode on Cheap Trick's Surrender

CLICK HERE for info on "Sweet Relief - A tribute to Joey Spampinato"

CLICK HERE for an interesting blog piece about cut-out lps

CLICK HERE to watch "Call Her Mom," a 1972 pre-Animal House made for TV movie featuring Mark Eric & Charles Nelson Riley

CLICK HERE to see recently unearthed 100% NUDE photos of Jerry Lewis & Dean Martin - WARNINGS: 1. N.S.F.W. 2. You cant un-see these 3. WFMU is not responsible for psychiatric bills resulting from clicking on this link

CLICK HERE for Marty Stewart on the PBS show "The Kate"

CLICK HERE to point to your pointer

CLICK HERE for a podcast titled "Nick Lowe breaks down his live show"

CLICK HERE to see The Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold on Discogs in September 2020, and CLICK HERE to check out The Most Expensive Soul Records Ever Sold on Discogs

CLICK HERE to check out the Radio Time Machine and listen to any year of any country's radio

CLICK HERE to see U.S. recorded music revenues by format from 1973 to 2019

CLICK HERE to see if you can Spot The Troll

CLICK HERE for the (highly recommended) Chrome Music Lab

CLICK HERE for a short documentary on The Liverbirds

CLICK HERE to listen to the Student Teachers on 'KCRW's "Lost Notes"

CLICK HERE for Fountains Of Wayne Live from the Artists Den

CLICK HERE (if you dare) to watch "The Black Connection"

CLICK HERE to watch "Andrew Bird's Live From The Great Room feat. Jonathan Richman"

CLICK HERE for a NY Times piece on the lp "Casino Royale"

CLICK HERE to find how how you can make a guitar amp out of an old radio

The Boston public library are currently digitizing 100,000 vinyl LPs for anyone to listen to online, CLICK HERE to browse

CLICK HERE to hear Michael's new 30 minute mix for the debut installment of Lagniappe Radio

CLICK HERE for The Fab Four Archivist's "Replacing Ringo? The Story Behind Bernard Purdie and The Beatles"

CLICK HERE for a great piece called "Bernard Purdie ... did he really record with The Beatles?"

CLICK HERE for the multi part fascinating documentary about Dream Theater's search for a new drummer

CLICK HERE for info on the Top 100 Most Expensive Cassettes on Discogs

CLICK HERE for The Liner Notes Project

CLICK HERE to hear the new number one hit from Juniper

CLICK HERE for the old switcheroo: A new episode of the Casey's Musical Dustbin Radio podcast where Michael Shelley is the interview subject.

CLICK HERE to hear Laura Cantrell interviewed on the Stereo Hysteria podcast

CLICK HERE to read "How the Beach Boys’ Lost Late-Sixties Gems Got a Second Life "

CLICK HERE to read Michael's recent interview Sonny Curtis Please Kill Me!

CLICK HERE to find out what happened when Jonathan Richman moved to Maine in 1981

CLICK HERE to read Michael's recent interview Lou Reed archivist Don Fleming on the Please Kill Me website!

CLICK HERE Robbie Fulks And Linda Gail Lewis' interview & performance on Fresh Air

CLICK HERE Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis LIVE & unplugged at Paste studios!

CLICK HERE for info on the new compilation "Back Patio Bliss" produced by listener Baby!

CLICK HERE for a free download of the new album "Matt Gets Blue" from Matt Lucas

CLICK HERE for the program MP3 Tag

CLICK HERE to test if you hear Yanny or Laurel

CLICK HERE for an interesting short film about R. Stevie Moore

CLICK HERE for info on Copyright Termination Experts

CLICK HERE to read Michael Shelley's comic "Oh No, It's Tinnitus!"

CLICK HERE for very funny excerpts from a notebook where record store clerks logged "anytime we got a dopey phone call, boneheaded comment, or generally batshit customer experience"

CLICK HERE for Quincy Jones on Paul "the worst bass player I ever heard" McCartney, Michael "stole a lot of stuff" Jackson, Astrology, and who killed Kennedy!

CLICK HERE for a map, with audio links, to whatever the #1 song is in 3000 places around the world

CLICK HERE for a step-by-step guide to repairing damaged record sleeves

CLICK HERE for testimony given by Taylor Swift in Colorado district court

CLICK HERE for the animated guide to compression

CLICK HERE to check out drummer Jim Gordon's discography

CLICK HERE to listen to/download 1000s of digitized 78s

CLICK HERE to watch Robbie Fulks cover NRBQ at FMU

CLICK HERE for selection from the British Library’s extensive collections of unique sound recordings, which cover the entire range of recorded sound: music, drama and literature, oral history, wildlife and environmental sounds

CLICK HERE for an interview with Brian Wilson where he says "Mike Love is probably the greatest lyric writer in the world. I think he’s my favorite lyric writer. He just wrote a lot of good songs"

CLICK HERE for "Student Group Apologizes for Playing ‘Transphobic’ and ‘Problematic’ Lou Reed Song"

CLICK HERE to see how Steve Keene does it

CLICK HERE for 28:46 of "NRBQ & Friends"

CLICK HERE for "Marty Stuart: The Story of Clarence White & The Parsons/White StringBender "

CLICK HERE to find out "How the Nashville Number System revolutionized recording sessions"

CLICK HERE for the 1988 piece "Who Does Chuck Berry Think He Is?"

CLICK HERE Cheap Trick on "Live At Daryl's House"

CLICK HERE to listen to a new interview with Jonathan Richman

CLICK HERE for an interesting piece about a journalist trying to interview Brian Wilson

CLICK HERE to read the report on Kippington Lodge's 1967 BBC audition - Includes phrases "painful" & "tone deaf" then

CLICK HERE for "The Truth of the Flamin' Groovies' Story is Stranger Than Fiction"

CLICK HERE for a piece on how they come up with radio ratings & Delilha's radio show

CLICK HERE for a great documentary about The Cactus Blossoms

CLICK HERE for "Rob Freeman Recording The Ramones"

CLICK HERE to see The Michael Shelley Band live at WFMU's Monty Hall

CLICK HERE if you have the stomach to read Rolling Stone's ridiculous "100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time"

CLICK HERE to go "Inside the Strange, Hidden World of Offstage Touring Musicians"

CLICK HERE to watch The Cactus Blossoms live at WFMU April 18, 2015

CLICK HERE to watch James Hunter sing "Somethings Calling" live at WFMU Dec 7, 2015 - just so so so good

CLICK HERE for a nice piece on former guest on this show (and the drummer for The Beatles) Bernard Purdie

CLICK HERE to test your sense of pitch

CLICK HERE for Wilton Felder's so good isolated bass on "I Want You Back"

CLICK HERE to find out "Why Do All Records Sound the Same?

CLICK HERE for a cover of a Michael Shelley song!

CLICK HERE for The Cactus Blossoms on The 30 Minute Music Hour

CLICK HERE for a documentary and discussion of The Columbia House Record Club

CLICK HERE to test yourself and find out "How Well Can You Hear Audio Quality?"

CLICK HERE for an article about Stevie Wonder's "Superstition" with files of the isolated tracks to listen to

CLICK HERE to see actual AFM contracts for some legendary recording sessions

CLICK HERE to read Carol Kaye review of the book "The Wrecking Crew: The Inside Story of Rock and Roll's Best-Kept Secret" or CLICK HERE to read Carol's review of The Hoover Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner, BH50010

CLICK HERE to see part one of a short behind the scenes film about Brian Wilson's new album "No Pier Pressure"

CLICK HERE for Brian Wilson's new song "The Right Time" (feat. Al Jardine) live on SoundStage. and

CLICK HERE for "Wild Honey" feat. Blondie Chaplin & Ricky Fataar

CLICK HERE for a great 2012 Rolling Stone piece about the 2012 Beach Boys reunion

CLICK HERE for a great piece on Better Records, whcih sells old lp pressings that sell for astronomical prices, e.g: The Police’s Synchronicity: $350

CLICK HERE for "It Sure Seems Like Neil Young’s Pono Player Is Bullshit"

CLICK HERE for "Why Cds May Actually Sound Better Than Vinyl"

CLICK HERE to create never ending always changing loops of a music files you upload

CLICK HERE for Gay Robot

CLICK HERE for PopSpots: exact locations of album cover photos and other visuals of pop history - tracked down with an obsessive level of research

CLICK HERE for 1971 tapes of Bob Dylan getting rightfully testy with A.J. Weberman (who used to go through and sell Dylan's garbage)

CLICK HERE for "Mind-Blowing Six Song Country Mashup" - which, if it is real, is pretty mind blowing

CLICK HERE for the answer to the question "Do Coat Hangers Sound As Good Monster Cables?"

CLICK HERE to watch Nick Lowe and Los Straitjackets or CLICK HERE to listen

CLICK HERE to watch Nick Lowe & Lost Straightjjackets live!

CLICK HERE for the genius school teacher who wore the same outfit for yearbook pictures for 40 years

CLICK HERE Foo Fighters with Rick Nielsen doing "Stiff Competition" on David Letterman

CLICK HERE for the preview of the new WFMU documentary "Sex And Broacasting"

CLICK HERE for a piece about mastering that says that sometimes mastering recordings makes them worse

CLICK HERE to see "Triumph Watches The World Cup, Part 1"

CLICK HERE for something odd: on the website of session guitarist Jay Graydon (he plays the guitar solo on Steely Dan's "Peg") he lists playing guitar on Cheap Trick's studio version of "I Want You To Want Me" among his 1977 credits.

CLICK HERE for some audio Illusions - "Can You Trust Your Ears"?

CLICK HERE for optical illusions

CLICK HERE for a short film of two craftsmen at work

CLICK HERE to play Name That Drum Fill

CLICK HERE to read "Phish Has Been a Band for Thirty Years Now and They Have Sucked the Whole Time" and then CLICK HERE to read "This Is What Happens When You Make Fun Of Phish On The Internet"

CLICK HERE for the story of Be Bop Deluxe's Bill Nelson and how he says his record label ripped him off

CLICK HERE to read about a recent Jerry Lewis show

CLICK HERE for the new release of 5 Style 1996 live on WFMU

CLICK HERE for proof that Michael Nesmith is a nut

CLICK HERE to see some wise asses I'm a fan of

CLICK HERE to hear Bernard Prurdie talk about all kinds of things - including saying "Ringo's not on anything"

CLICK HERE for a laugh

CLICK HERE for Ronee Blakley singing "Tapedeck in His Tractor" from "Nashville"

CLICK HERE to play the web Theremin

CLICK HERE to see drummer Joff from the band Bucky so some drawings of old people

CLICK HERE for wrong from the get go NPR blog "The Worst Songs Of All Time?"

CLICK HERE to see why the cowardly anonymous culture of the internet drives me even more crazy then art does

CLICK HERE for a little background on the Buddy Rich tapes

CLICK HERE for the The Knack - this clip (with hard panned guitars) will help you understand the division of guitar parts in this song - which is not quite what I thought it was

CLICK HERE then click "Random Video"

CLICK HERE for a reminder that you have to be 恋のホワン・ホワン (or HERE, or HERE , or HERE , or HERE, or HERE!)

CLICK HERE for info on an odd e-book "Nick Lowe: A Long Career That Never Gets Stale." It is 4 pages long and "sells" for $1.99. The same author has one about Dean Martin that was reviewed like this: "This pamphlet was complete garbage. A sixth grader could have written a better essay. All of this author's works should be removed from Amazon."

CLICK HERE, but only if you have golden ears

CLICK HERE for some amazing RARE STAX MUSIC from tapes Robert Gordon pulled out of the debris when the STAX building was being torn down!

CLICK HERE for Ernie Bushmiller illustrated autobiography, on an amazing website

CLICK HERE for The Mills Brothers

CLICK HERE for James Jamerson & Gladys Knight going nuts on I Heard It Through The Grapevine

CLICK HERE for a nice piece about the the L.A. studio musicians who dominated the 70's sound.

CLICK HERE for some classic Jerry. The whole clip is crazy - but 2:13 in is really off the charts nuts.

CLICK HERE for Paul Anka's famous post-gig turned into a short film!

CLICK HERE for an recent Montclair Times article on Michael Shelley!

CLICK HERE to read how Big Star's "September Gurls" was recorded at Ardent Studios

Apparently Bowie offered "Golden Years" to Elvis Presley - but The King declined. CLICK HERE former guest Stevie Riks nails the Elvis/Bowie duet version

CLICK HERE to find how how you can submit your own top of the hour WFMU ID

CLICK HERE for Marty Stewart on the PBS show "The Kate"

CLICK HERE for info on The Steve Keene Art Book

CLICK HERE for "Remembering Adam Schlesinger"

CLICK HERE to support the new Starry Skies album called 'Small Wonders'.

CLICK HERE to point to your pointer

CLICK HERE for a podcast titled "Nick Lowe breaks down his live show"

CLICK HERE to see The Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold on Discogs in September 2020, and CLICK HERE to check out The Most Expensive Soul Records Ever Sold on Discogs

CLICK HERE to check out the Radio Time Machine and listen to any year of any country's radio

CLICK HERE to see U.S. recorded music revenues by format from 1973 to 2019

CLICK HERE to see if you can Spot The Troll

CLICK HERE for the (highly recommended) Chrome Music Lab

CLICK HERE for a short documentary on The Liverbirds

CLICK HERE to listen to the Student Teachers on 'KCRW's "Lost Notes"

CLICK HERE for Fountains Of Wayne Live from the Artists Den

CLICK HERE (if you dare) to watch "The Black Connection"

CLICK HERE to watch "Andrew Bird's Live From The Great Room feat. Jonathan Richman"

CLICK HERE for a NY Times piece on the lp "Casino Royale"

CLICK HERE to find how how you can make a guitar amp out of an old radio

The Boston public library are currently digitizing 100,000 vinyl LPs for anyone to listen to online, CLICK HERE to browse

CLICK HERE to hear Michael's new 30 minute mix for the debut installment of Lagniappe Radio

CLICK HERE for The Fab Four Archivist's "Replacing Ringo? The Story Behind Bernard Purdie and The Beatles"

CLICK HERE for a great piece called "Bernard Purdie ... did he really record with The Beatles?"

CLICK HERE for the multi part fascinating documentary about Dream Theater's search for a new drummer

CLICK HERE for info on the Top 100 Most Expensive Cassettes on Discogs

CLICK HERE for The Liner Notes Project

CLICK HERE to hear the new number one hit from Juniper

CLICK HERE for the old switcheroo: A new episode of the Casey's Musical Dustbin Radio podcast where Michael Shelley is the interview subject.

CLICK HERE to hear Laura Cantrell interviewed on the Stereo Hysteria podcast

CLICK HERE to read "How the Beach Boys’ Lost Late-Sixties Gems Got a Second Life "

CLICK HERE to read Michael's recent interview Sonny Curtis Please Kill Me!

CLICK HERE to find out what happened when Jonathan Richman moved to Maine in 1981

CLICK HERE to read Michael's recent interview Lou Reed archivist Don Fleming on the Please Kill Me website!

CLICK HERE Robbie Fulks And Linda Gail Lewis' interview & performance on Fresh Air

CLICK HERE Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis LIVE & unplugged at Paste studios!

CLICK HERE for info on the new compilation "Back Patio Bliss" produced by listener Baby!

CLICK HERE for a free download of the new album "Matt Gets Blue" from Matt Lucas

CLICK HERE for the program MP3 Tag

CLICK HERE to test if you hear Yanny or Laurel

CLICK HERE for an interesting short film about R. Stevie Moore

CLICK HERE for info on Copyright Termination Experts

CLICK HERE to read Michael Shelley's comic "Oh No, It's Tinnitus!"

CLICK HERE for very funny excerpts from a notebook where record store clerks logged "anytime we got a dopey phone call, boneheaded comment, or generally batshit customer experience"

CLICK HERE for Quincy Jones on Paul "the worst bass player I ever heard" McCartney, Michael "stole a lot of stuff" Jackson, Astrology, and who killed Kennedy!

CLICK HERE for a map, with audio links, to whatever the #1 song is in 3000 places around the world

CLICK HERE for a step-by-step guide to repairing damaged record sleeves

CLICK HERE for testimony given by Taylor Swift in Colorado district court

CLICK HERE for the animated guide to compression

CLICK HERE to check out drummer Jim Gordon's discography

CLICK HERE to listen to/download 1000s of digitized 78s

CLICK HERE to watch Robbie Fulks cover NRBQ at FMU

CLICK HERE for selection from the British Library’s extensive collections of unique sound recordings, which cover the entire range of recorded sound: music, drama and literature, oral history, wildlife and environmental sounds

CLICK HERE for an interview with Brian Wilson where he says "Mike Love is probably the greatest lyric writer in the world. I think he’s my favorite lyric writer. He just wrote a lot of good songs"

CLICK HERE for "Student Group Apologizes for Playing ‘Transphobic’ and ‘Problematic’ Lou Reed Song"

CLICK HERE to see how Steve Keene does it

CLICK HERE for 28:46 of "NRBQ & Friends"

CLICK HERE for "Marty Stuart: The Story of Clarence White & The Parsons/White StringBender "

CLICK HERE to find out "How the Nashville Number System revolutionized recording sessions"

CLICK HERE for the 1988 piece "Who Does Chuck Berry Think He Is?"

CLICK HERE Cheap Trick on "Live At Daryl's House"

CLICK HERE to listen to a new interview with Jonathan Richman

CLICK HERE for an interesting piece about a journalist trying to interview Brian Wilson

CLICK HERE to read the report on Kippington Lodge's 1967 BBC audition - Includes phrases "painful" & "tone deaf" then

CLICK HERE for "The Truth of the Flamin' Groovies' Story is Stranger Than Fiction"

CLICK HERE for a piece on how they come up with radio ratings & Delilha's radio show

CLICK HERE for a great documentary about The Cactus Blossoms

CLICK HERE for "Rob Freeman Recording The Ramones"

CLICK HERE to see The Michael Shelley Band live at WFMU's Monty Hall

CLICK HERE if you have the stomach to read Rolling Stone's ridiculous "100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time"

CLICK HERE to go "Inside the Strange, Hidden World of Offstage Touring Musicians"

CLICK HERE to watch The Cactus Blossoms live at WFMU April 18, 2015

CLICK HERE to watch James Hunter sing "Somethings Calling" live at WFMU Dec 7, 2015 - just so so so good

CLICK HERE for a nice piece on former guest on this show (and the drummer for The Beatles) Bernard Purdie

CLICK HERE to test your sense of pitch

CLICK HERE for Wilton Felder's so good isolated bass on "I Want You Back"

CLICK HERE to find out "Why Do All Records Sound the Same?

CLICK HERE for a cover of a Michael Shelley song!

CLICK HERE for The Cactus Blossoms on The 30 Minute Music Hour

CLICK HERE for a documentary and discussion of The Columbia House Record Club

CLICK HERE to test yourself and find out "How Well Can You Hear Audio Quality?"

CLICK HERE for an article about Stevie Wonder's "Superstition" with files of the isolated tracks to listen to

CLICK HERE to see actual AFM contracts for some legendary recording sessions

CLICK HERE to read Carol Kaye review of the book "The Wrecking Crew: The Inside Story of Rock and Roll's Best-Kept Secret" or CLICK HERE to read Carol's review of The Hoover Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner, BH50010

CLICK HERE to see part one of a short behind the scenes film about Brian Wilson's new album "No Pier Pressure"

CLICK HERE for Brian Wilson's new song "The Right Time" (feat. Al Jardine) live on SoundStage. and

CLICK HERE for "Wild Honey" feat. Blondie Chaplin & Ricky Fataar

CLICK HERE for a great 2012 Rolling Stone piece about the 2012 Beach Boys reunion

CLICK HERE for a great piece on Better Records, whcih sells old lp pressings that sell for astronomical prices, e.g: The Police’s Synchronicity: $350

CLICK HERE for "It Sure Seems Like Neil Young’s Pono Player Is Bullshit"

CLICK HERE for "Why Cds May Actually Sound Better Than Vinyl"

CLICK HERE to create never ending always changing loops of a music files you upload

CLICK HERE for Gay Robot

CLICK HERE for PopSpots: exact locations of album cover photos and other visuals of pop history - tracked down with an obsessive level of research

CLICK HERE for 1971 tapes of Bob Dylan getting rightfully testy with A.J. Weberman (who used to go through and sell Dylan's garbage)

CLICK HERE for "Mind-Blowing Six Song Country Mashup" - which, if it is real, is pretty mind blowing

CLICK HEREfor the answer to the question "Do Coat Hangers Sound As Good Monster Cables?"

CLICK HERE to watch Nick Lowe and Los Straitjackets or CLICK HERE to listen

CLICK HERE to watch Nick Lowe & Lost Straightjjackets live!

CLICK HERE for the genius school teacher who wore the same outfit for yearbook pictures for 40 years

CLICK HERE Foo Fighters with Rick Nielsen doing "Stiff Competition" on David Letterman

CLICK HERE for the preview of the new WFMU documentary "Sex And Broacasting"

CLICK HERE for a piece about mastering that says that sometimes mastering recordings makes them worse

CLICK HERE to see "Triumph Watches The World Cup, Part 1"

CLICK HERE for something odd: on the website of session guitarist Jay Graydon (he plays the guitar solo on Steely Dan's "Peg") he lists playing guitar on Cheap Trick's studio version of "I Want You To Want Me" among his 1977 credits.

CLICK HERE for some audio Illusions - "Can You Trust Your Ears"?

CLICK HERE for optical illusions

CLICK HERE for a short film of two craftsmen at work

CLICK HERE to play Name That Drum Fill

CLICK HERE to read "Phish Has Been a Band for Thirty Years Now and They Have Sucked the Whole Time" and then CLICK HERE to read "This Is What Happens When You Make Fun Of Phish On The Internet"

CLICK HERE for the story of Be Bop Deluxe's Bill Nelson and how he says his record label ripped him off

CLICK HERE to read about a recent Jerry Lewis show

CLICK HERE for the new release of 5 Style 1996 live on WFMU

CLICK HERE for proof that Michael Nesmith is a nut

CLICK HERE to see some wise asses I'm a fan of

CLICK HERE to hear Bernard Prurdie talk about all kinds of things - including saying "Ringo's not on anything"

CLICK HERE for a laugh

CLICK HERE for Ronee Blakley singing "Tapedeck in His Tractor" from "Nashville"

CLICK HERE to play the web Theremin

CLICK HERE to see drummer Joff from the band Bucky so some drawings of old people

CLICK HERE for wrong from the get go NPR blog "The Worst Songs Of All Time?"

CLICK HERE to see why the cowardly anonymous culture of the internet drives me even more crazy then art does

CLICK HERE for a little background on the Buddy Rich tapes

CLICK HERE for the The Knack - this clip (with hard panned guitars) will help you understand the division of guitar parts in this song - which is not quite what I thought it was

CLICK HERE then click "Random Video"

CLICK HERE for a reminder that you have to be 恋のホワン・ホワン (or HERE, or HERE , or HERE , or HERE, or HERE!)

CLICK HERE for info on an odd e-book "Nick Lowe: A Long Career That Never Gets Stale." It is 4 pages long and "sells" for $1.99. The same author has one about Dean Martin that was reviewed like this: "This pamphlet was complete garbage. A sixth grader could have written a better essay. All of this author's works should be removed from Amazon."

CLICK HERE, but only if you have golden ears

CLICK HERE for some amazing RARE STAX MUSIC from tapes Robert Gordon pulled out of the debris when the STAX building was being torn down!

CLICK HERE for Ernie Bushmiller illustrated autobiography, on an amazing website

CLICK HERE for The Mills Brothers

CLICK HERE for James Jamerson & Gladys Knight going nuts on I Heard It Through The Grapevine

CLICK HERE for a nice piece about the the L.A. studio musicians who dominated the 70's sound.

CLICK HERE for some classic Jerry. The whole clip is crazy - but 2:13 in is really off the charts nuts.

CLICK HERE for Paul Anka's famous post-gig turned into a short film!

CLICK HERE for an recent Montclair Times article on Michael Shelley!

CLICK HERE to read how Big Star's "September Gurls" was recorded at Ardent Studios

Apparently Bowie offered "Golden Years" to Elvis Presley - but The King declined. CLICK HERE former guest Stevie Riks nails the Elvis/Bowie duet version


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Listener comments!

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Squints:

ok the.

heyHEYhey now.
  11:01am
rx scabin:

Good morning.
  11:02am
clarke:

hey
now
NOWWWW
  11:02am
clarke:

it's like deja vu all over again
  11:02am
rx scabin:

Leaf raking etc. This song is great.
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Frank In Queens:

HEY NOW!
  11:03am
Elvin:

One of my favorite songs by the great XTC.
  11:04am
clarke:

Treasurer inna haus!!!
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:05am
Frank In Queens:

Ah the Aeroplane agaiiin.
  11:06am
Cooh John:

Hello Michael and #1ers.
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Squints:

Am I dumb for thinking this reminds of BOC the way I really like 'em?
  11:06am
KWilde:

Good Morning!
  11:06am
clarke:

rain comin' down hard in LA!
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:07am
happymaan:

Hey Michael, it's really cool that Juniper's new album is getting a vinyl edition. I can't wait to hear it.
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McGroovey:

I love this riff
  11:07am
clarke:

BOC with bun e carlos on drums
  11:08am
wind:

So Better 😂
  11:09am
clarke:

hit-style
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love2laf:

G'morning, great start to the show Michael! Hope everyone's having a great start to their weekend.
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Squints:

Ooh. Why'dja stop THAT one?
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Squints:

OK. Now I'm happy.
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jmd:

This is all a lovely way to start the day. Terrific!
  11:10am
clarke:

saba-toojeee!!!
  11:12am
clarke:

Squints - guess ya'll got a kinda heat-wave up thar??
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Baja Joe:

Good morning Michael
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Squints:

Yeah. Weird. Old bones don't mind, though.
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Frank In Queens:

Feels like we're going into summer, clarke. Not heading into winter.
  11:14am
clarke:

yes, talked to a pal on the cape, this morning - wearin' shorts. in november.
  11:15am
Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning Michael & all!
  11:15am
clarke:

howdy gregZ5
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Handy Haversack:

Hey, Michael and all. It's cleaning day. I'm wearing a cat like a stole. Hey now.
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Squints:

I'm sure it's warm now because our Sunday morning pickup futbol group moved indoors two Sundays ago. (We usually try to bitter-end it with the weather but the space is use-it-or-lose-it and we don't want to get bounced.)

Main Street Sports Bar & Grille in Plymouth last night had its big street-facing windows wide open.
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Handy Haversack:

Squints, I just spent an hour raking leaves in a T-shirt and dumping sweat. 2012 end of days!
  11:16am
clarke:

Handy!! good day sir.
I SAID GOOD DAY!!
  11:18am
clarke:

btw, Squints: keep an eye out for The Value Leaders in yer area - new spamp led band
  11:19am
Myron Feld:

I just mowed and mulched in oddly warm SW CT.
  11:19am
clarke:

get handy to come help, Myron!
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Handy Haversack:

K8 reports having no idea there was a Nina Simone version of that and being extremely excited.

clarke, you'd think living in Brooklyn would spare me this nonsense.
  11:20am
clarke:

HH - was gonig to say i was surprised you had a yard to rake!!
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happymaan:

Hey ya @Handy, I'm off to Cabbagetown
  11:21am
clarke:

winnah spinnah!!
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Handy Haversack:

Enjoy, happymaan! I get the feeling it's changed a lot since I was last there!
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Frank In Queens:

@Handy, there's no trees on the section of the street I live on, but I still have to clean up every fall as if there is. They blown down to me from down the road!
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myron feld:

@Handy: clarke says you'll come up here to help mow and mulch. What's your ETA?
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Squints:

clarke, yep. I already follow Johnny on FB so I'm alert if anything reasonably nearby comes up.
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Frank In Queens:

is? are? where's my tea?
  11:23am
clarke:

their new album (cd) is out, now: Remo Is A Dreamer - good stuff!!
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Handy Haversack:

Huge oak one yard over here. Two contractor bags, and I think that was maybe a third of the load it has to drop.

myron, set a jar of whisky out, and I should be able to find you by dead reckoning!
  11:23am
Peter Horvath:

Ahoy folks. Happy Saturday.
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McGroovey:

OK. I have a copy of the It's So Aeroplane record heading to me from France now.
  11:24am
clarke:

cross your teas, Frank!!
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Frank In Queens:

@McGroovey, that's where my copy came from too
  11:25am
phat in lincoln:

Good morning all. Glad I made it! I've been working!
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McGroovey:

I can't go outside. I have to do chores. I have to wash sheets and vacuum and all that stuff before my sister-in-law arrives.
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drr:

oh Colin HARE. I kept wondering why that didn't sound much like Men At Work.
  11:26am
clarke:

McG: went to clancy's last nite - incredible!! drum fish best ever!!
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Handy Haversack:

I am about to start in on all that, too, McGroove. Though I don't know that your sister-in-law is on her way over here as well.
  11:26am
phat in lincoln:

It's like they recorded the instruments over an AM radio.
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Michael Shelley:

HAPPYMAN - 1st Juniper lp out in Japan on pink vinyl!

lazyperfection.jp...
  11:27am
clarke:

mornin' Dave - nice rainy morn.
  11:28am
phat in lincoln:

Also, I need a coal man to tell my troubles to.
  11:29am
clarke:

cool on the pink vinyls!!! niiiiice!
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McGroovey:

@phat in lincoln You say that like it's a bad thing.

@Clarke Mmmmmm

@Handy It would a great day for a paddle. I'll warn you if I hear of sister-in-law heading your way. I have no inside info on your own sister-in-law, if you have one.
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drr:

Yeah, rain just started here. Margaret Orr says we need it.
  11:29am
Peter Horvath:

Didn’t Ronnie Burns do a few Bee Gees numbers?
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Squints:

Going to see Charley Crockett in two weeks. wooHOO.
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Frank In Queens:

Man, another new Charley Crockett album. Not complaining! Just hard to keep up.
  11:30am
clarke:

what does nash roberts say??
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Squints:

"But your sister-in-law, she'll be calling, if she's not already knockin' on the door."
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SSS:

ColeMan, Clown, whatever gets you through the night
  11:32am
clarke:

is there a Wipper lurkin'????????
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Frank In Queens:

Wow, he's playing next week at Webster Hall. I had no idea! Not sure if we can make that night though...
  11:33am
wind:

♥️♥️♥️
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Frank In Queens:

MYRON!
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drr:

nash roberts probably says a hurricane is on its way.
  11:33am
wind:

Frank in Queens! Thank you for that info🙏🏽
  11:33am
phat in lincoln:

@McGroovey oh, no, I'm a fan of AM radio.
  11:33am
clarke:

oh shit!! myron!
  11:34am
clarke:

i will testify that Myron's Drop-In's are GREAT!!
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Frank In Queens:

Yes, highly recommended.
  11:35am
clarke:

i will have to triple-screen to catch myron's show, tho - world series plus lsu/bama at same time!
  11:35am
the serpent:

Ween was amazing! What a show
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myron feld:

Thank you very much, clarke and FIQ! And thank you, Michael Shelley, for plugging the program!
  11:35am
the serpent:

The audience is like dead heads mixed with juggalos
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Handy Haversack:

Aaaaaaand the vacuum cleaner is broken.

Brooklyn Steel is maybe my least favorite place to see a show, after Terminal 5.
  11:36am
phat in lincoln:

The last time I saw Ween the crowd were so goddamn fucked up and annoying.
  11:37am
clarke:

vacuum cleaner broken - time for a drink!
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Frank In Queens:

Man, Terminal 5 is the PITS! Gave me a good excuse to skip the GBV show there next month.
  11:37am
the serpent:

Well yes they are wasted. I think the seats at Beacon kept them in check
  11:37am
clarke:

wow. that's sayin' somethin'!
  11:37am
HungryFreak:

Did Ween do any cover songs?

I think they are my favorite cover band, though their catalog is huge, because they might play literally ANY song at any point.
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Michael Shelley:

HANDY - but the burritos...
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Montmaster J:

The National Gallery is definitely worth it...greatest hits of art history.
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Squints:

This is an awesomely relaxed take on this.
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Frank In Queens:

@Squints, yeah I'm totally digging it.
  11:39am
clarke:

goodness gracious!!
  11:40am
rx scabin:

rx scabin vs. the leaves. Will be raking a big pile of leaves which will be blown back by high winds tonight. I am leaf Sysiphus.
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Christina Ginger:

You should go eat at Mildred’s in London. They have a few locations, all conveniently located. The food is delicious.
  11:41am
clarke:

although i am pulling for RX - the Leaves were a pretty good outfit
  11:41am
clarke:

Miss Ginger!!! 'lo!!
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McGroovey:

Well, now I feel like turning off the radio and listening to Fountains of Wayne all afternoon.

But I shan't do that.
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Christina Ginger:

‘Ello Clarke! Hope things are going well.
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myron feld:

Postman's Park in London has this: en.wikipedia.org...

It's fascinating. A nice little park, and very near the Museum of London.
  11:43am
clarke:

had a tough tuesday - but recovering okay!
  11:43am
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Spotify fed me Warren Zevon’s version of “A Certain Girl” just this morning.
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Christina Ginger:

Glad to hear you’re doing better.
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McGroovey:

I've been at Terminal 5 once, to see X. I thought it was an OK place. I couldn't figure out why I had to go up to the second floor to enter, when the club is on the first floor. But I survived that problem.
  11:45am
phat in lincoln:

@clarke are you sick?
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McGroovey:

@Handy my vacuum is working if you want to borrow it.

"Sorry I couldn't vacuum. Handy needed to borrow it."
  11:46am
clarke:

tuesday sucked: my own mistake caused me to lose all the guitar-tracks i had done the previous month - then went for a walk to clear my head to find my car had been (slightly) side-swiped.
  11:47am
clarke:

RX - was sick losing all that work. i can re-create it, tho.
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Michael Shelley:

I once pushed the wrong button & lost a whole Bones Howe interview....
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Christina Ginger:

Days like that are what I call Morton Salt Can Days.
  11:49am
clarke:

yeah, great care should be taken when tranferring files!!!!
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McGroovey:

@clarke Just tell yourself "whelp, I'll do it better the second time anyway."

But yeah, the car is a different cannibal I mean animal. (Autocorrect wanted me to write animal, so I didn't erase it.)
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Michael Shelley:

who is the drummer on this Ikettes track? Yikes!
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McGroovey:

I kinda like the drums on this, actually.
  11:51am
clarke:

salt-can fo' sho'!!!
not to rub it in MS:
there is a fantastic Bones Howe in depth interview by andrew sandoval on Come To The Sunshine
  11:52am
Nunzio:

Guineas rejoice!
  11:52am
gf2002:

Any day with Louis Prima is a good day
  11:52am
clarke:

well, the car is only scratch down the side and one small dent - but, tis the first thing to happen to a 2009 vehicle!
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myron feld:

"Whatsa matta, Sam, you can't play in Italian?" The best.
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drr:

There's another Bones Howe interview where he goes over the stage plots for recording Tom Waits. Good luck finding it from that scrap of memory.
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Frank In Queens:

@clarke, well it was a good run while it lasted. That sucks though.
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nycmusicnerd:

Nick Lowe is playing some dates at Nell's starting November 17. And Curtis Stigers has some upcoming dates in Ireland. Don't know if a UK/Ireland trip would be feasible, but it's worth a shot if you're over there.
  11:54am
clarke:

yeah - and McG is right about those tracks. it's a shame because i borrowed an SG and a strat and those sounds are gone.
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myron feld:

The Speedies! Old pals. Really fun band.
  11:54am
clarke:

i can borrow those guitars again, tho. after i return from cali (where i am headed for a month)
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Michael Shelley:

Going to one of the Nick shows - our excellent luck!
  11:55am
Crei6hton:

Afternoon WFMU
  11:55am
Peter:

The Explorer's Club last night at TV Eye. These guys can sing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkoMi0B8kv4
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nycmusicnerd:

Cool! I just heard that NL will be playing with Elvis Costello in Iceland this upcoming May.
  11:56am
clarke:

oh how was Exploerers show??
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myron feld:

@Peter: I was there at EC last night. I'm pretty sure those vocals were, um, augmented.
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Frank In Queens:

Man, the Troggs are just beating the hell out of that one string.
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McGroovey:

Well, I don't know that it's true that the guitar tracks will be better the second time, but, you know, when you recorded them, you said to yourself "was that good enough? I could do it better... Hmm... No, I guess that was probably OK... I should go move the car....". So, now you're going to do that retake...
  11:58am
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anybody going to se Billy Bremner (of Rockpile/Nick Lowe) in Drew's living room in Ringwood NJ next Sunday?
  11:59am
phat in lincoln:

The letter U and the numeral 2
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Frank In Queens:

@? I'm not going to the Jersey show, but I will 100% be at the matinee at TV Eye on Saturday.
  11:59am
clarke:

i have had RL Burnside's shine - it was really smooth!!
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Michael Shelley:

maybe...
  12:00pm
phat in lincoln:

Also, moonshine is BRUTAL.
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common:

had moonshine from a still in the woods in wv. never felt that drunk since
  12:00pm
phat in lincoln:

@clarke oh shit.
  12:01pm
gf2002:

Real 'shine from a Mason jar...yep. Interesting stuff.
  12:01pm
clarke:

sidenote: Bremner's back-up band in japan was The Value Leaders.
  12:01pm
Peter:

@myron yeah - I wondered about that.. a couple times I looked up .and thought. where is that coming from.. though to me it was more instruments than vocals.
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myron feld:

A friend who played minor league ball in Georgia and NC told me about his moonshine experience. He described it exactly as sung in White Lightning, and I'm pretty sure he's never heard that song.
  12:02pm
Miss Georgia Peach:

Me n my mom found London boring EXCEPT for the Victoria and Albert Museum which is incredible and unique
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purpleknif:

Had moonshine in Tennessee several years ago. It's not for kids.
  12:02pm
clarke:

that's my favorite kind of burger!!
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The Butterman:

At Merlfest in N.C., friend of friend opened up a mason jar of it and no shit, two guys in only overalls came out of nowhere to join our crew md sample the goods. They sipped. They hooted, hollered, and spit n cussed,” whewwwwww! It’ll make ya
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myron feld:

@Peter: instrumentation as well (keys/horns/percussion), but if you watched the bass player when he "sang," he barely opened his mouth.
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Crazy_Athens:

Hi from Greece!
  12:03pm
carrots:

best damn burger in the county!
  12:03pm
SecretSquirrel:

Nice version of “White Lightning” but I missed the cork-popping sound effect
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nycmusicnerd:

Frank & ?: I was tempted to go to TV Eye, but that's a real schlep for me.
  12:04pm
scoober:

Lived in Harrisonburg, VA for three years. AWESOME basement rock scene and MACRock every spring ... and of course... BUCK GOOTER!
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drr:

As a or the Tennessean in this conversation, I'm sad to say I don't think I've ever tasted any moonshine.
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Pedro in Arlington:

I can attest to the accolades about Virginia. The current governor is an ambitious oaf in a fleece vest but the food and beaches are good.
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Frank In Queens:

@nycnerd, I get it. Not the easiest place to get there for some folks. I'm pretty close by, so no sweat for me. And it'll be another of those weekends there where I might as well just sleep there since I'll be there 3 days in a row for various shows
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drr:

clarke: speaking of Tennessee, there's a clash of the titans at 3:30.
  12:06pm
clarke:

token tennessean, yer team is playing #1 Georgia this afternoon. huge war.
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Handy Haversack:

Well, sweeping is a lot harder than vacuuming, but the cats are less freaked out. Buying a new vacuum was really not in the budget, consarnit.

Yeah, moonshine is godawful. I have had real backwoods moonshine, and it's one of the worst experiences of my life. The "moonshine" made by boutique distillers is unaged whiskey, which, well, aging smooths it out, but it's not like it was made in a holler and filtered through underwear.
  12:06pm
clarke:

jinx.
  12:06pm
ledzeppelinsucks:

I went to the Monarch sanctuary in Pacific Grove yesterday. It was peaceful and fascinating.
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nycmusicnerd:

Frank: Lucky you. As standing-only mosh pits go it's not a bad venue. I was there once. I was in pain afterwards, but it was worth it. :)
  12:07pm
clarke:

well, some moonshine is really smooth. i got a funny RL Burnside moonshine story, if ya want??
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Christina Ginger:

Never had moonshine, but my uncle used to harass my aunt by doing little shots of this grappa that was the Italian equivalent of paint thinner / moonshine. I tried it once. It was INTENSE.
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Sweet Corn Lizzie:

ledzep, that sounds wonderful. It's so thrilling when they open their wings and the gray stuff on the trees is suddenly orange.
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Michael Shelley:

yeah - in Italy a restaurateur once brought me some of his "special" home made grappa.... oh dear!
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Cat:

Yeah, we are funky in Charlottesville. And, Franklin County is/was the moonshine capital of VA. It is wicked, indeed, but doesn't taste all that different, imo, than some of the youngish whiskey being made by the legit distilleries popping up. Love that McKenzie tune, Michael.
  12:09pm
Peter:

@myron oh definitley the bass singer - i questioned like with Robbie Robertson in "The Last Waltz", if his mic was even on.
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McGroovey:

Oh, now I feel like turning off the radio and listening to my Bram Tchaikovsky records. There aren't as many of them as Fountains of Wayne records.
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Squints:

When you don't bother with the "favorite" button because DUH.

What a great record.
  12:10pm
Peter:

@myron - I still felt a little bad though. There weren't 25 people at the show. That's not even going to pay for gas.
  12:11pm
phat in lincoln:

Thank you for this Bram Tchaikovsky. Good lord this has it all. Those Rhino power pop compilations were a gift.
  12:11pm
gf2002:

Grappa...had some in the Finger Lakes back in April. As Nicholson said in Easy Rider, 'nick, nick, nick...'. Wow.
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McGroovey:

@Handy I would try to fix it.

I succeed about 50% of the time when I try to fix a household appliance. That's better that 0%.
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myron feld:

@Peter: yeah, we felt really bad, too. We've seen them several times over the years and it's never been a big crowd, but that was sad. But -- they soldiered on, as good bands do.
  12:13pm
phat in lincoln:

The two times I had moonshine it reminded me of African palm wine, of all things, I'm taste. But it was much more, shall we say, violent.
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Squints:

McG, the other 50% of the time, does hilarity ensue?
  12:13pm
clarke:

so, i toured with RL Burnside a few times to japan. when we were preparing to leave, the first tour, RL poured out some plastic bottles of Maalox and put his shine in the bottles to take on the flight and overseas.
but, when we got over there, his stomach didn't like the food we were getting, so he kept asking me to find him some Maalox. they don't have Maalox in japan!!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

~ Good Day FMUvianz ! ~
  12:14pm
gf2002:

Did Bruce and Terry record this on a wax cylinder at Columbia? Great guitar solo though
  12:14pm
clarke:

rev!!
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Listener Baby:

Better late than never?
  12:15pm
Peter:

@myron that's my thought exactly. People who aren't doing this to get rich. but love the music. At same time, I felt a bit of my hipster cred was quasi-validated as I own a copy of "The Paragons Meet the Jesters" - which was on the wall - though I only have it on CD, which maybe is worse than not owning it.
  12:15pm
clarke:

Baby.
BABY!!!!!
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Squints:

I like this well enough. But the PreFabs' was a little more, er, kinetic.
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Handy Haversack:

Grappa, aguardiente -- awful stuff.

McGroove, I have no idea how to even try to fix it, and all the fix-it places in Brooklyn have closed.
  12:15pm
johnk77:

in ohio in the late 1960s
shine came in mason jars from kentucky
tasted like harsh vodka + hydrazine;>
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Squints:

The Farmer Boys number is blowed up real, real good for me. Daggone, man.
  12:16pm
gf2002:

It's not shine without the mason jar
  12:17pm
SecretSquirrel:

Saw Bram Tchaikovsky open for The Cars in Buffalo. Power Pop Heaven.
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Michael Shelley:

Baby - you clothed?
  12:19pm
clarke:

ha ha h aha
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Moammar:

Moonshine: Best consumed after some peaches have marinated in it. The charm is mainly the illegality. Poteen, the Irish potato version, made me think I might go blind, or perhaps just die.
  12:22pm
clarke:

SKILL!!!
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Squints:

Moammar, I would be quite happy with those peaches.
  12:23pm
ledzeppelinsucks:

JFA does brilliant short songs.
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Handy Haversack:

Maybe "Are You Straight or Are You Blind" is actually about poteen.
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Squints:

Hit after hit after hit.
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drr:

Don't tell me moonshine is like grappa because I love grappa. In small doses.
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dave wuz here:

i've had amazing clean tasty shine made by a friends grandaddy. it aint all nasty. had plenty of that too.
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Mike Sin:

Really enjoying the show on this “summer” day!
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drr:

I had some homemade whisky made by a pro distiller/brewer; that was great too. It was distilled homemade beer.
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Christina Ginger:

Time to wear the cutoffs and head to the beach, Mike!
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Frank In Queens:

Cutoffs? He's rockin' his mankini!
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Hubig Pie:

On the subject of firewater-Raki will curl your toes.
Clear, un-aged brandy sorta like grappa that I abused while stationed at Iraklion AB Crete
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andy fuchs:

somebody mention me ?? Hi Mikey :)
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clarke:

@Frank: MovieTime????
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Handy Haversack:

Yeah, there's no chance Mike Sin has a shirt on right now, right?
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Mailman Tom:

My friend's father brought home some moonshine from North Carolina back in the 1970s. Tasted liked a combination of tequila and vodka!
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Frank In Queens:

@clarke, nothing since our chat on Wed, unless you count the random screening of Drugstore Cowboy on THIS TV, which is one of those OTA retro stations.
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Listener Baby:

Baby. That depends.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

DJ GeorgyGirl spotlighted the new Revolver mixes if you didn't know :
wfmu.org...
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Crazy_Athens:

Green eggs and ham
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Frank In Queens:

I never liked ham. Especially cold cut ham.
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Handy Haversack:

I might go get our first flat-screen TV today, if we have time. The CRT TV has acquired in incredibly loud hum.
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drr:

Counterpoint: ham is very good.
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Frank In Queens:

And eggs? Forget it! Quit them in 8th grade after an occurrence that is too gross to tell.
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drr:

"demolished turnip greens"?
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Frank In Queens:

Turnip greens I can get down with.
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clarke:

this week, i watched both versions of Nightmare Alley and each is great in its own way. the new (del toro) one stays closer to the novel, which makes it seem long. tyrone power is hard to beat, but gotta say both are great.
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Christina Ginger:

I feel like Canadian bacon is an amalgamation of ham and bacon.

Eggs are so gross. Sorry.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Wake Up & eatcher fried Swine & stop complainin'.
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Handy Haversack:

Pigs are such cool animals. Ham, bacon, etc. just depress me.
  12:33pm
Marne:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wUsr1GUZ3oU
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Frank In Queens:

@clarke, nice! Love the original version. Haven't seen the GDT version yet.
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Christina Ginger:

I was pleasantly surprised by the new version, Clarke. Saw it in the theatre with a friend when it came out, after having seen the original.
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johnk77:

some cheap flatscreen tvs have
roku box inside
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drr:

like "morose".
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Christina Ginger:

BTW, I don’t really recommend GDT ‘s cabinet of curiosities that is on Netflix. Meh.
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wind:

So interesting
  12:34pm
KWilde:

Sophomore - wise fool
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clarke:

the look of the re-make is really, really well done! and well-acted, too.
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Mailman Tom:

Hershel Walker
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Officer Pupp:

Re Moron: it was specifically selected to NOT have negative connotations amongst the general public. Guess it doesn’t take long, eh?
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Crazy_Athens:

MorÓs on Greek means crazy.
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drr:

johnk77: yeah, mine does, and it thinks it's overheating and puts up a warning every ten minutes. Can't be fixed.
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Handy Haversack:

johnk77, I want it as dumb as possible. Not going to connect it to the internet or cable. I just want to be able to pick up broadcast signals and stick a thumb drive in it. And maybe hook it up to the stereo and a DVD player.
  12:36pm
P-90:

Ahh, the good ol’ Benet Scale…
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drr:

the R word used to be the euphemism.
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Frank In Queens:

Hey now!
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myron feld:

Yes, the LA Kings!
  12:37pm
clarke:

they's playin' yer song frank
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myron feld:

vs the Islanders, if I remember correctly
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Frank In Queens:

Michael, that may seem quaint to you, but let me tell you, it gets friggin' old real quick when you hear it game in and game out!
  12:38pm
clarke:

ha ha ha ha.
  12:39pm
P-90:

@Officer Pupp: sure! because any term coined to describe “someone of low intelligence” is gonna get quickly co-opted into pejorative slang, guaranteed
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Michael Shelley:

I'd never heard it (or since) and I'm still laughing
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PaulRobeson1922:

When they tested the U.S army on that scale it was somthing like 60%?? Of the army came back feeble minded. The scale and testing was Arbitrary and deeply flawed- and to make a long story short that eugenical thinking and testing resulted in Buck V. Bell 1927- when Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote the infamous “… Three generations of imbeciles is enough”
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Handy Haversack:

Hockey has halves?
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clarke:

the Freebird of NHL!!
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Michael Shelley:

Shout out to whoever did it first
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Alvy Singer:

@FIQ--My Rangers are in a funk. Your Islanders are playing decent hockey, and the Bruins a really good.
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Frank In Queens:

I used to have tix next to a dude who could very well be classified as a moron, who would make the same jokes every game. Like when a player fell, he say "oops, ice is slippery!". And so on and so forth. Anyway, I used to hear "how much time is left?" at every game for two years straight until my brother and I finally moved our seats!
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Hubig Pie:

Hockey Monkey is my favorite hockey song
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myron feld:

Another fun hockey audience participation thing: at University of Wisconsin games, whenever someone comes out of the penalty box and the sides now have the same number of skaters, the announcer says "the teams are at equal strength" and the kids shout "That's debatable!"
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johnk77:

i suggest a simple antenna
for over the air
i just bought a 24 inch roku/westingouse
check philips, rca, tcl
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Michael Shelley:

BLATANT PLUG: www.google.com...
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Bob:

Sounds great today
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Moammar:

Baldemar Huerta, my man! Pride of the Valley.
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Frank In Queens:

@Alvy, yeah, a rough stretch for the Rags. Igor will pull them through though, I'm sure. My Isles on the other hand....!
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PaulRobeson1922:

Also! Good morninggggg
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Frank In Queens:

As soon as Michael signs off, I'll be switching to the game vs. Detroit.
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drr:

Saw Eugene Levy do a brief Freddy Fender impression and I died.
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myron feld:

@FIQ: did your former row-mate use "Hey ref, does your wife know you're screwing us?"
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Tim from LH:

@?- I’ll be at Drew’s on Sunday for Bremner but how will I know you? You’re an enigma.
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PaulRobeson1922:

Here is a good book on Morons in America www.penguinrandomhouse.com...
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clarke:

and i will be tuning into the TN/Ga war.
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Eli:

Three periods in Hockey. No halves.
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drr:

Three halves.
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clarke:

it didn't hit me until later this week, that after the passing of JLL - there are NO more REAL legends left.
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Frank In Queens:

@myron, no that would be too clever for this dolt.
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Handy Haversack:

I assume each of the three halves is longer than two minutes?
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JG:

Ray Stevens' version of this is also good
  12:45pm
CalZone!:

I played this JLL on my show a cpl weeks ago. I just love the way he plays with the lyrics and the phrasing!
  12:46pm
johnk77:

great work selecter
just figured out the composer of
girl of my dreams
is ronnie thomas of heavy metal kids
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Alvy Singer:

@clarke--JLL was the last man standing from the Million Dollar Quartet.
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drr:

the Games Killah Plays
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Frank In Queens:

@clarke, I think Wanda Jackson counts, no?
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The Butterman:

PaulRobeson, feckin’ barbaric!
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Handy Haversack:

Really wonderful show today, Michael. We have to take off to get some food, TV, vacuum before going to a press conference. I was going to dress for it, which revealed that I seem to have lost my "Eat Flaming Death, Fascist Media Pigs" shirt! WTH!

Thanks, Michael!

Later on, pals!
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myron feld:

JLL could not do a bad or even mediocre song. Just unreal.
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clarke:

i put wanda in the second tier
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Frank In Queens:

And HEY NOW, i just got my enamel pin for pledging during the Hellraiser! That was quick!
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Tim from LH:

There can never be enough Jerry Lee, great show today!
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Alvy Singer:

Lucky enough to have seen Jerry Lee twice. Once at Jazz Fest in NOLA, and the House of Blues in Times Square.
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Frank In Queens:

@clarke, well as far as those left alive, I guess the second tier has become the first tier.
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Christina Ginger:

Here is the scab episode with Eugene ‘Freddy Fender’ Levy. Start it around 18:30. www.youtube.com...
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PaulRobeson1922:

Oh Hii Butterman, sir!
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clarke:

yeah, Frank - wanda, janis martin, barb lewis (but, i honestly am not SURE who's alive anymore?)
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myron feld:

clarke, sadly Janis is gone. She was so good. "Drugstore Rock" is a personal fave.
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McGroovey:

I love this Shelby Lynne song. The summer this came out, it never left my CD player.
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radioronan:

This Shelby track is so damn good..Thanks Michael...Cheers y'all!
  12:54pm
clarke:

yeah, i should not play Dead Or Alive with anyone!!!
when i spell LEGEND in all caps, i am talking the quartet guys, perkins, burnette, pettiman, berry, williams, etc.
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Michael Shelley:

a perfect album
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Gram Parsons (born Ingram Cecil Connor III)
November 5, 1946 – September 19, 1973
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prof.fuzz:

jonathan is not wrong...
  12:57pm
?:

What album is this from?
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McGroovey:

@Squints No, feelings of inadequacy ensue. "I should be able to fix this!"
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clarke:

FuZZZZZZZZZ
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drr:

It's pouring here. The Johnny Adams LP I ordered during last week's show arrives today; I'm worried about it.
  12:58pm
clarke:

fedoras!!!
  12:58pm
Bob:

Sundazed is putting out some 20+ track version of the Sub Band album. Some demos or backing tracks or something cool.
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Moammar:

Getting my fedora now.
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prof.fuzz:

clarkEEEEEEEEEEE
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myron feld:

Nimble editing here, Michael!
  12:59pm
clarke:

hello bob - good bye bob.
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drr:

I thought he was defending The Doors at first.
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McGroovey:

I was just trying to figure out how to buy a ticket for Billy Bremner in Ringwood, and I couldn't figure it out.
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Frank In Queens:

I mean, if anything is class, it's that soundbyte!
  12:59pm
Bob:

ha!
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prof.fuzz:

@DRR: me tooo
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CalZone!:

My mechanical keyboard is laughing!
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Hubig Pie:

Throatneck gonna get shaved on Sunday cuz that's shave day
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Frank In Queens:

See ya Michael, great show!
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McGroovey:

It's possible I may show up with friends in Montclair tonight.
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clarke:

thank you michael
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...cause fedora fans aren't made - they're born man !!...
~ TY Always DJ MS ~
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