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Kurt Baker  Everybody Knows   Favoriting
Mort Shuman  She Ain't Nothin' but a Little Child, Oh My   Favoriting
Jimmy Martin & The Sunny Mountain Boys  I Can I Will I Do Believe   Favoriting
Smokey Robinson And The Miracles  Head To Toe   Favoriting
Frank Sinatra  Young At Heart (live)   Favoriting
Kinks, The  Jukebox Music   Favoriting
Beach Boys, The  All This Is That (acapella)   Favoriting
Johnny Sea  My Baby Walks All Over Me   Favoriting
Ricardo Ray Orchestra  Cool Jerk   Favoriting
Camera Obscura  French Navy   Favoriting
Vince Guaraldi Trio  Skating (#3 takes 1 & 2)   Favoriting
Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs  Mystery Train   Favoriting
Chris Scruggs  Talk Of The Town   Favoriting
Fats Domino  Wigs   Favoriting
Mills Brothers And Louis Armstrong  Boog It   Favoriting
David Bowie  Queen Bitch (demo)   Favoriting
Rockin' Berries, The  Across The Street   Favoriting
Delmore Brothers, The  Dis Train Am Bound For Glory   Favoriting
Bobby Day  Teenage Philosopher   Favoriting
Iggy Pop  The Passenger   Favoriting
Els 5 Xics  Has Pasado A La Historia   Favoriting
Billy Strings  Long Journey Home   Favoriting
Homer Banks  Hooked By Love   Favoriting
Televisionaries, The  Yesterday   Favoriting
Dr Feelgood  Hi-Rise   Favoriting
Reflections, The  Comin' At You   Favoriting
Delbert McClinton  Money Honey   Favoriting
Wild Tchoupitoulas  Meet the Boys On The Battlefront   Favoriting
Elvis Costello  Next Time Around   Favoriting
Del Shannon  When You Walk In The Room   Favoriting
Emily Nenni  Can Chaser   Favoriting
X-Cellents, The  Hey, Little Willie   Favoriting
JD McPherson  North Side Gal   Favoriting
Tony Hazzard  Listen To Me   Favoriting
Roger Miller  My Uncle Used to Love Me But She Died   Favoriting
Emitt Slay Trio  My Kind Of Woman   Favoriting
Dan Deacon  Drinking Out of Cups   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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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...& it makes lunch just like a freeform
- but it breaks like a Number 1...
  11:08am
clarke:

it's the worst deal we've ever had!
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Michael in Montclair:

Good morning Mr. Shelley and everyone!
  11:09am
ledzeppelinsucks:

Dreary day in Eureka.
  11:09am
clarke:

dreary in nola, too.
full disclosure, i am dual-screening and considering triple-screening in an hour.
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Squints:

The bottom needs to be more soggy.
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Baja Joe:

Good morning Michael. Led Zeppelin does not suck, they're just misunderstood.
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Squints:

Much like The Ramones songs are actually quite long. They're just...
  11:11am
Joe M:

Yeah that TV at us unfortunately burned into my brain
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PatrickMC:

Songs Declan MacManus taught us
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myron feld:

Michael Shelley and Montmaster J (if you're tuned in): i recently acquired a CD from the early 90s, the cover pic of which was shot at the Gold Lake Restaurant in Larchmont -- any knowledge of this place?
  11:14am
clarke:

vanderbocki knows.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Frankie like Clapton ? : It in him - but he need to get him out of the way for it.
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Frank In Queens:

LP version, nice!
  11:15am
clarke:

YES!!!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

' Music is mostly about Sincerity
...once you can fake that - you got it made '...
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drr:

Who are these new power-pop sensations?
  11:16am
clarke:

mornin' David!
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drr:

howdy
  11:17am
clarke:

it's only music.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

PowerPop ?? ...implying RayDavies tried to be PeteTownshend 'stead of other way around...
  11:18am
Tim:

I was lucky enough to see the Chairman of the Board while he still had his voice at 100%. Opened show with Young At Heart. As a rocknroller, I developed a new appreciation for the “crooners” that night.
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PatrickMC:

Mid late 70s Kinks records are so great. An FM staple back then but seem to have been fallen out of the "Classic Rock" canon.
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Scott from Denver:

Down from a positive Covid test on Wednesday but Mike's show is lifting my spirits and feeling better. Fever/chills be DAMNED! Mike is one of the many holders of the moniker "DOCTOR FEELGOOD". Thanks Dr. Michael.
  11:20am
clarke:

hope it is lite scott!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Kinks & USA getting reacquainted. They *are* great records.
  11:20am
wenzo toad:

Getwell soon Scott!
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Montmaster J:

@Myron....re Gold Lake....I don't remember it but I googled it...and it was a block from my current home! MS will recall it's a near a pharmacy where I was, briefly, a delivery boy....until they wanted to pay me the "student. rate"
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myron feld:

@Montmaster J: thank you!
  11:23am
clarke:

are we doin' MovieTime, already?
  11:24am
loquat:

yes ! the aussie love on the spectrum first 2 seasons are amazing. american one not as good fsr.
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Hughie Considine:

My son is "on the spectrum." I feel like we know so much more about this condition than we did 30-40 years ago that it's far less of an issue than it has been. I know my parents would have ruined me if I had the same psychological makeup.
  11:25am
clarke:

hey, hughie! it took r'n'r to ruin YOU.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Brian Wilson - autistic. How does that not make masses of sense.
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Frank In Queens:

@clarke, we did "The Devil's Hour" on Amazon this week. Just wrapped it up last night. Quite good!
  11:27am
clarke:

nice, Frank - i am unfamiliar
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...course, he can hear voices - schizoaffective symptoms...
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Handy Haversack:

We tried watching You Are Not My Mother last night but fell asleep. Couldn't make it. Too strung out over here for a movie.
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Frank In Queens:

Just came out. British limited series. Good cast, beginning with Peter Capaldi.
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drr:

This wee's movie fun time: Un condamné à mort s'est échappé.
  11:28am
clarke:

i saw Dusk To Dawn (first one) and MEH! there's the weirdest short film i have EVER seen on youtube called Possibly In Michigan - so bad it is great.
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Rich in Washington:

don't exactly remember the title (something like Cashed Out) but someone put out a comp of Johnny Cash sound-alikes from the 60s.
  11:29am
clarke:

will check that Frank.
what's that DRR??
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Frank In Queens:

Yeah, Dusk is a bit weird because it's basically two different movies fused into one.
  11:30am
clarke:

it starts out really going well.,,.
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Scott from Denver:

Watched the Louis Armstrong "Black & Blues" and it was a nice refresher course on him without the deep dive into the music.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

⦿Sun in ♏︎Scorpio, ☽Moon in ♒︎Aquarius
Year of Wood 🐓Rooster
Neil Percival Young, November 12, 1945, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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drr:

Man plots escape from a Nazi prison cell with only the help of a spoon. B/W, no music.
Kind of the opposite of "The Great Escape" et al.
  11:31am
clarke:

strung out, Handy???
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Rich in Washington:

Found it. It's called Cash-A-Likes - 18 Men In Black Who Walked The Line and it's on Trailer-Park Records. That Johnny Sea track is def on it.
  11:32am
clarke:

seen part of that dave!
  11:33am
Tim:

Love on the Spectrum is fantastic. I suggest Atypical also Netflix. I have 2 grandkids on the spectrum so both these shows touch the “real” nature
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Handy Haversack:

Rough times, clarke. The Kingdom is losing its Dowager Queen today. We have to take Callipygian in for her final journey. Hurting full hearts over here. Have to leave in ~20 for the vet.
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Rich in Washington:

the missus and I loved the show Atypical.
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Squints:

Likey this CO numbah, theah.
  11:34am
clarke:

oh handy - very sorry!! sad.
  11:34am
clarke:

dang, man.
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Rich in Washington:

So sorry to hear, Handy!
  11:35am
clarke:

haven't heard CO in a long while - thanks!
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Frank In Queens:

That's always tough, Handy. Sorry you have to go through that.
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PatrickMC:

Billy Bremner at TV Eye not tonight but this afternoon. 3:00 pm matinee!
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Handy Haversack:

Thanks, friends.
  11:37am
clarke:

we got yer back HH!
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Rob Gee:

Hello all.. Great Camera Obscura song!
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Frank In Queens:

Say it, Michael!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

<3 Handy
  11:38am
clarke:

don't be THAT guy. (the hockey time period guy).
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Squints:

Yep. Xmas toonage and films are banned in my house until maybe Thanksgiving night.

If it was up to her we'd watch Xmas Vacation every night for a month straight.
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Squints:

And I STILL ain't made up my mind about Toledo.
  11:40am
clarke:

i honestly have gotten where i can only enjoy xmas music on xmas eve. non-scrooge.
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joe mulligan:

"Skating" never gets old. these new takes are energizing for the holidays
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Hates Xmas. Hates Xmas 'Music'.
Loves Guaraldi. Proceed.
  11:40am
clarke:

toledo - IN!!
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Frank In Queens:

I've actually been pleasantly surprised who little Xmas stuff I've seen/heard so far (Hallmark Channels notwithstanding).
  11:41am
clarke:

and have great fondness for guaraldi combo
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Frank In Queens:

*how
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Squints:

"Skating" can transcend seasonality.

The chair allows it.
  11:42am
donpappy:

I was just thinking, “I don’t really need outtakes.” But I was wrong. Endless Vince Guaraldi outtakes please.
  11:42am
clarke:

i dunno frank -- even just watching sports it's already overkill.
  11:42am
donpappy:

Doesn’t hurt that there are a few snowflakes falling in Minneapolis right now
  11:43am
clarke:

now that's nice!
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Frank In Queens:

@clarke, I haven't noticed. But we don't watch all the same sports, I guess. Although I guess I've seen some car commericals.
  11:43am
P.Mc:

too early!!
  11:44am
clarke:

the nfl has too many commercials. period.
  11:44am
clarke:

i guess i could just say that about everything, but especially NFL
  11:45am
clarke:

is it too soon to discuss gagagooch??
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Frank In Queens:

That's the great thing about footie. Uninterrupted halves!
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myron feld:

Those stupid car commercials with the big red bows on the cars have already begun. I think I hate those more than any others. I don't know why.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Any commercials is too many commercials.
  11:46am
clarke:

you said a mouthful Frank
  11:46am
phat in lincoln:

Saw Marty Stuart last night. Goddamn it was great.
  11:46am
clarke:

while i can see that, Myron, there are many worse offenders.
  11:47am
clarke:

nice phat!! wow.
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Baja Joe:

Whoopsie- someone forgot to add the Sam the Sham tune to the playlist
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myron feld:

@clarke: no doubt. They just bug the eph out of me.
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Squints:

I want to hear Chris Scruggs recite the words, "Mr. Douglas."
  11:48am
clarke:

i got where i started reading during commercial breaks ha ha.
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Frank In Queens:

@Myron, maybe it the absurd notion of buying a brand new car for someone for Xmas. I mean, if you can afford it, then bu all means. But I suspect most people can't, and I know of no one in that has received a car as a gift be it new or used.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...'cept maybe as pee breaks what have you...
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PatrickMC:

Wig hats too
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Montmaster J:

@Frank....yes exactly!
  11:49am
Jeff formerly from Rahway:

I still dig ham & eggs for breakfast. Count me a fan.
  11:49am
clarke:

there's a video of this guy who gives his gal an SUV - and then the camera zooms in on what she gave him: a package of socks.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Oh ...everybody's upper middle class on television.
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Frank In Queens:

STE REO
  11:51am
Marne:

Wig songs! https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=eu2rcRDryns
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myron feld:

@FIQ: excellent determination -- thanks!
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Hubig Pie:

Ham and wigs.
K-doe and teenage Antionette wore matching wigs
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Frank In Queens:

Hams in wigs.
  11:53am
clarke:

Hubig - you up to here with snow already?
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prof.fuzz:

mornin' y'all
  11:54am
clarke:

and, i don't hav
e to watch too much NFL, any more, anyway, as my teams seem to be tanking.
  11:54am
clarke:

FuZZZZZ!!!!
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Handy Haversack:

We have to go. Thanks, Michael. Thanks, everyone. Hard day. Good to have people who care. I'm very grateful.
  11:55am
PatrickMC:

Calling Lou Reed again
  11:55am
Peter Horvath:

Ahoy from Highland Park, Michael & #1’ers
  11:55am
egould:

Velvety smooth.
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Squints:

... that fine, fine music.
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Frank In Queens:

Hang in there Handy.
  11:55am
Edward:

Donald Mills of the Mills Brothers was Dean Martin's favorite singer.
  11:55am
clarke:

handy, sorry man!! many condolences!
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prof.fuzz:

hugs 4 handy and K8
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Totally Lou yup.
  11:56am
Bob:

Good morning! Hi Clarke and everybody. If liking Bowie demos more than the masters makes me wrong, I don't wanna be right.
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myron feld:

Handy, it's the hardest thing. I'm truly sorry.
  11:56am
clarke:

Bob: ever head out to Percy Priest State Park (west of you)??
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prof.fuzz:

clarkEEEEE!!!!!
  11:57am
Daybreak, just Daybreak:

It’s interesting on the verses and with the guitar, Bowie sounds a bit like Lou Reed, or Lou Reed sounds a bit like him on this track.
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Hubig Pie:

clarke, couple inches on the ground . Some more maybe on the way this week. NWS forecast callin' for a high of 8f on Friday
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...but then Lou got Produced by Boowie...
  11:58am
clarke:

ouch. Hubig. ouch.
  11:59am
Bob:

Clarke, nope. I'll look into it
  11:59am
clarke:

at least liverpool seems to be pulling it together, maybe too late. the break will tell.
  11:59am
egould:

Mike, your anecdote and the mention of “short shorts” made my wife giggle.
  11:59am
clarke:

5/10
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Squints:

"He's In Town," in any version, by these guys, the Tokens, by anyone, is a great, great number.
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PatrickMC:

That Berries track was good
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myron feld:

Teenage Philosopher = instant #1
  12:06pm
clarke:

@Bob: how about the Pinckney Natural Area?? that's another good one! many trails.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Ramones doing this ?
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Passenger as you know from Jim Morrison writing.
On Michael Shelley's.
  12:09pm
clarke:

the series Berlin Station (which i recommend) puts this song to good use.
  12:09pm
phat in lincoln:

My God, The Passenger is ridiculously good
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...in the sense that Yoko wrote Imagine perhaps...
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PatrickMC:

Who sings back up on chorus? Doesn't sound like DB.
  12:10pm
clarke:

it always irks me that the back up band was in Tin Machine but they were non-bueno.
  12:11pm
clarke:

sales brothers sing back-ups.
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PatrickMC:

Thx clarke
  12:13pm
Bob:

Yeah, camped in Pinckney quite a bit. Beautiful.
  12:14pm
clarke:

isn't Hell, Michigan near there? i went thru hell, literally. on a bike.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Hear new Iggy ? My fear is with the Ashetons gone - he's gonna go back to playing with whatever mainstream players are lying around LA or such...
  12:16pm
clarke:

i heard one song and liked it, Rev
  12:16pm
Squeaky Dave:

Billy Strings is great. Nice one, MS!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yeah maybe better now...
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drr:

Hey, this is like the bluegrass equivalent of Johnnie Taylor's "Last Two Dollars".
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drr:

(Another #1 record.)
  12:18pm
Bob:

Yep, Hell is a bar and post office. My wife is a HS teacher at Dexter which is near there. The road into Hell is actually Darwin road. Someone had a sense of humor. Sadly it's also a central location for Michigan Militia types. Timothy McVeigh and the Nichols brothers spent time there at the paintball compound. Scary.
  12:19pm
clarke:

well, there are also some scary (hairy) trails around Hell - which makes it good fun. avoiding paint balls aside.
  12:20pm
clarke:

Dexter, MI - is there a diner there? think i stopped thru.
  12:21pm
clarke:

10/10
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PatrickMC:

They are so super tight in every way
  12:21pm
Bob:

Dexter has a great downtown with lots of good bars and restaurants. A fantastic, original, old school A&W drive in too.
  12:22pm
rich the greeb:

Oh man I just tuned in and I missed a Spanish version of out of time??!! I gotta check that out. In prefer Chris Farlowes version of out of time. I think it may have been produced by mick even
  12:22pm
clarke:

YES, Bob - that's a cool area!!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...hairy trails - so good intentions didn't pave the way to Hell after all...
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Scott from Denver:

I was trucking through Dexter this summer. Super cool main street.
  12:23pm
clarke:

A&W - where IT is AT!
  12:24pm
clarke:

the terrain around Hell is really cool - but, Hell is actually on a flat area.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...they paved the way to Dexter - which is clearly less Sinister. The More You Know...
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PatrickMC:

Speaking of super tight
  12:25pm
clarke:

Hell is surrounded by bluffs. the more you know.
  12:25pm
goes211:

Enjoying the beats, Michael. In the car, waiting for my better half to purchase arts n crafts supplies!
  12:26pm
clarke:

it's all... PURE MICHIGAN!!! *missing handy and tim
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

You wanna think they're bluffing.
  12:29pm
Crei6hton:

Afternoon WFMU
  12:29pm
clarke:

crates!!
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drr:

still the forenoon here.
  12:30pm
clarke:

and dreary!
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PatrickMC:

Mardi Gras Thanksgiving!
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Hubig Pie:

Neitzsche boys on the battlefront
  12:34pm
clarke:

our "mayor" is threatening NO mardi gras because the police force is so under-manned, but refuses to call the nat'l guard.
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drr:

Hubig: ha! That needs to circulate.
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TimSF:

sounds like Beastie Boys on the battlefront
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

'Art Neville is better than Life.'
- Fred
  12:34pm
clarke:

Friedrich's Boyz
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drr:

Our mayor is trolling the entire city with just about everything she does, though.
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Sweet Corn Lizzie:

I first heard this on underground station KPPC around 1968
  12:35pm
clarke:

truth, David.
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PatrickMC:

Come back Bruce Thomas
  12:36pm
egould:

Is every song Elvis Costello writes a #1 hit?
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TimSF:

@Michael Shelley: loving this music. you had me at Billy Strings...thank you so much
  12:37pm
clarke:

have you heard Momufuku, egould?
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Michael Shelley:

100% MY PLEASURE!
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Squints:

e gould, maybe not ehhhhhverything.

But he does have a much lower than median Sturgeon number.
  12:40pm
egould:

@clarke I have not listened to Momofuku. I will download it this afternoon though. I could go for something new.
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Squints:

Is that Del harmonizing with his own self? Very nice.
  12:40pm
clarke:

i would rather be ignorant of that album. jus' sayin'.
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Dano59:

DeShannon x Shannon would've been a great concept album, and vice versa
  12:41pm
clarke:

yes, del did most of the bg vox on his stuff.
  12:41pm
Frank In Queens:

Great song, amazing riff on that JDS tune.
  12:42pm
clarke:

(as the possibility of overdubbing came in, that is).
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...idea Runaway with itself (&tc.)...
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Dano59:

Momofuku's highly underrated. Playing the Rusty album today and marveling that a 10" I bought at a show 5 years ago is going for $500.
  12:43pm
clarke:

@Dano - or a duet would have been great with those two!
  12:44pm
clarke:

it ain't no Mighty Like A Rose.
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Dano59:

Miriam (Linna) does 2 Del S numbers on her first LP.
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Dano59:

Loved that Emily Nenni!
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Squints:

Dano59, that would have been a great idea.
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Dano59:

In the '60s when nearly everything was possible and everyone was chasing a hit, only management and shortsightedness would have prevented it. I mean, Del doing 'Breakaway' and Jackie bending 'Runaround Sue and 'Cut and Come Again' to her will? C''mon!
  12:49pm
Bob:

My last word on Michigan today is we managed to re-elect our awesome governor and take democratic control of every part of our government for the first time in 45 years. We apologize for tipping the country to Trump in the first place, America.
  12:49pm
clarke:

Baby - still around????
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Squints:

What's that Tony Hazzard number MS was pumping a year or so back? Never enough of this fella.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Michigan Gov. got surrounded by automatic weapon militia & they literally plotted to kidnap her. So nice one - great to hear it Bob.
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Dano59:

sorry ... Runaway, not the Dion song. (smh)
  12:52pm
Frank In Queens:

Great show Michael! Enjoy your time off.
  12:52pm
clarke:

unpure michigan.
correction by Dano - thumbs up! was wondering.
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PatrickMC:

Mama!
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Dano59:

Michigan's a great strategic/object lesson for New York and Iowa, who messed up bigly.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Collabs Shoulda Happened
...that could have legs...
  12:53pm
clarke:

have a GREAT London thang!!! anyone ever get the feelin' they been cheated?
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Dano59:

Yes, RevRabbit. It's a blog in the making!
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Rich in Washington:

I thank Eugene Chadbourne for introducing me to the splendor of the Roger Miller song book.
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Rich in Washington:

before that he was just the Dang Me guy.
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Dano59:

I always want the Johnny Dowd Band to do this Miller number
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PatrickMC:

Whitmer is awesome? Learn something every day. Well she aint no #1 record
  12:55pm
clarke:

i keep gettin' cut off here....
  12:55pm
pp:

Roger Miller has some vocal fry on this song.... chicken fried vocals.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Guitarzan, The Streak, Rollerskate in Buffalo Herd, King of the Road...
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Hubig Pie:

Kasas City Star my fav Roger Miller
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TimSF:

Hubig: are we missing an n? jus curious
  12:57pm
egould:

It is thus decreed; fried chicken for lunch. Thanks MS.
  12:57pm
clarke:

omg - it has been a while - NO WAY!!
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Hubig Pie:

TimSF, jah , please insert n where appropriate
  12:59pm
ledzeppelinsucks:

What about Paisley's?
  12:59pm
clarke:

thanks mike!! happy england!!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

~ TY Always DJ MS ~
  12:59pm
wind:

🙏🏽
  1:04pm
Bob:

Whitmer is definitely awesome and should be a contender for the democrats pick for president in the near future.
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