Favoriting Fool's Paradise with Rex: Playlist from February 25, 2023 Favoriting

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Favoriting February 25, 2023: The Arlene Golonka Memorial Playlist

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Artist Track Label Approx. start time
Ronny and Johnny  Massacre   Favoriting Lucky  0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Ilo Kay and his Trio  Bagdad Fantasy   Favoriting Star-Light  0:05:33 (Pop-up)
The Ree-Gents  Downshiftin'   Favoriting Conbie  0:07:07 (Pop-up)
Tommy Blake and The Rhythm Rebels  Mister Hoody   Favoriting RCA Victor  0:10:34 (Pop-up)
Fonda Wallace (The Teen-Age Thrush) and the Four Pals  Lou Lou Knows   Favoriting Winston  0:15:31 (Pop-up)
Rhythm Kings  What's Your Number, Drummer Boy   Favoriting Easy  0:16:13 (Pop-up)
Mack Vickery  High School Blues   Favoriting Princeton  0:18:35 (Pop-up)
Bobby Wall with Howard Biggs and Band  Baby It's Too Much   Favoriting Aladdin  0:20:36 (Pop-up)
Slick Slavin  Speed Crazy   Favoriting Imperial  0:22:49 (Pop-up)
King Sid and the Four Princes  Uhn Uh Baby   Favoriting Talos  0:24:51 (Pop-up)
Lavendars  White Lightin' Effin'   Favoriting Cuca  0:26:27 (Pop-up)
Rodeo Jim Peters and his Western Ramblers  Country Girl In A Mini-Skirt   Favoriting Mountain Records of Colorado  0:28:33 (Pop-up)
Jammer Bro's  More Mini Skirts Than One   Favoriting Alvera  0:32:11 (Pop-up)
Papa Cat  Mini Skirt   Favoriting Erwin  0:35:20 (Pop-up)
Sonny Roberts and The Echoes  Honey Chile   Favoriting Impala  0:50:11 (Pop-up)
Mojo Watson  You Know You Don't Want Me   Favoriting Atlas  0:51:11 (Pop-up)
Eddie Hope & The Mannish Boys  A Fool No More   Favoriting Marlin  0:54:10 (Pop-up)
And we're back!!      1:23:43 (Pop-up)
The Mystics  The Jumping Bean   Favoriting King  1:25:16 (Pop-up)
Johnny Elmore  War Chant Boogie   Favoriting Jar  1:31:26 (Pop-up)
Henry Cording with Big Mike and the Parisian Rockets  Hiccough Rock (Rock-Hoquet)   Favoriting Columbia  1:33:59 (Pop-up)
The Tumblers  Scream   Favoriting Pocono  1:38:30 (Pop-up)
The Sanchers  He Is the Boy   Favoriting Essar  1:39:12 (Pop-up)
Homesick Blues (Ltd)  Mona   Favoriting Mod  1:41:06 (Pop-up)
Al Elias  King Kong   Favoriting Payson  1:44:18 (Pop-up)
John and Marsha  Richard & Elizabeth (scene 1)   Favoriting Challenge  1:45:06 (Pop-up)
Keith Zeller and the Starliners  Carrie Mae   Favoriting Agar  1:51:50 (Pop-up)
Satan And Satan's Roses  I'm A Devil   Favoriting Saber  1:54:45 (Pop-up)
Wayne Cochran  Last KIss   Favoriting Gala  1:57:05 (Pop-up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:03pm
The Butterman:

She’s wearing a trash bag! Now, THAT’S fitting for this show.
  Swag For Life Member 1:04pm
Bruce S.:

Ahhh, the sweet sound of Mono
Avatar 🌮 1:04pm
Mailman Tom:

Arlene Golonka was featured in two episodes of Car 54 Where Are You? I wish it had been picked up for a 3rd season!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:04pm
Chris Hiatt:

↳ The Butterman @1:03
Is that no brow or low brow?

That's an evocative image... I'm choosing to believe the green Mustang is the one from Bullitt.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:05pm

Hi-Jinx and Shenanigans is what I’m here for.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:06pm
The Butterman:

↳ The Butterman @1:03
That’s gotta be NO brow.

Friends! Fiends! Fools!
Avatar 1:07pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...are leaning towards a go @ a lonkahead listen this afternoon myself...

Hoisting a great big vodka and Emergen-C to all you fools. Let’s lose those brows everybody!
Avatar 1:09pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

↳ Mike @1:05
Evocative ?
...go lonka or go home...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:09pm

Candle us LIT, hello rockers!
  Swag For Life Member 1:10pm
Bruce S.:

Arlene Golonka Is Showing what too Many Acid Trips Can do to your mind
Avatar 1:11pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

↳ Bruce S. @1:10
Bagism before John&Yoko. Or Laura Palmer for that matter...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:11pm

Is ^
Avatar 1:12pm

The garbage bag on Arlene is okay, but I prefer an old potato sack myself

Great choring song

Burke’s Law?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:13pm

She could sell creme rinse with that head of hair
bobobobob Plasticland:

my dad worked in Racine J I Case company
Avatar 1:15pm
Creature Boy:

Lulu is a lulu
Avatar 🌮 1:15pm
Mailman Tom:

↳ egould @1:13
She did not appear in any episodes of Burke's Law. Big surprise!
Avatar 1:17pm
Creature Boy:

↳ Creature Boy @1:15
& so is Lou Lou btw
  Swag For Life Member 1:19pm
Bruce S.:

↳ Song: "Downshiftin'" by "The Ree-Gents"
I like the Ree-Gents for a Band Name,they don't name 'em like that anymore
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:20pm
The Butterman:

Tell me about it, Mack! I teach in one of those high school’s.
Bill C:

Good afternoon Rex,
The signal coming into Westfield is strong and clear.

Thank God for my Alexa, or else i wouldnt be able to listen!
Avatar 1:26pm
Creature Boy:

↳ Song: "High School Blues" by "Mack Vickery"
Who ripped off who ,Dale Hawkins or Mack Vickery ? Which came first, Back to School Blues or High School Blues ?
Avatar 1:26pm
Creature Boy:

Guess I can refer to the Googler

“Alexa; play like lunkhead rock n roll…”
  Swag For Life Member 1:27pm
Bruce S.:

↳ Song: "White Lightin' Effin'" by "Lavendars"
Now this is what I call Music
Jeech the Jooch:

"My morals have no zipper. Better quote that."
Avatar 1:29pm
Little Danny:

hello rex, all
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ray parada:

@egould: GREAZY lunkhead RnR, if you must know!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:33pm

White Lightin'! I heard older Floridians talk about "Jumpin Gator"
Avatar 1:34pm
Little Danny:

wow what IS this

The mini skirt, he's all firt
  Swag For Life Member 1:35pm
Bruce S.:

Mini Skirts were in on the Brady Bunch
Avatar 1:35pm
Little Danny:

instant want!

wait till he finds out about yoga pants...
Avatar 🌮 1:36pm
Mailman Tom:

↳ Jeech the Jooch @1:28
She had the morals of an alley cat
Avatar 1:36pm
Creature Boy:

↳ Song: "More Mini Skirts Than One" by "Jammer Bro's"
😄 🤣 😂 😆 😄
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:37pm
Chris Hiatt:

↳ Song: "Mini Skirt" by "Papa Cat"
Wow this cut is out there.
Avatar 1:37pm
Creature Boy:

↳ Creature Boy @1:36
@papa cat *** 😄 🤣 😂 😆 😄
Space Cowboy:

Lady he isn't that funny
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:38pm
The Butterman:

I’m ferrit

Laugh track disasters, take one.

rx scabin:

Anyone having trouble with the stream?
Space Cowboy:

The good thing about this show is everything
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:41pm

↳ Song: "Mini Skirt" by "Papa Cat"
Only of Fool's Paradise will you hear this gem.
Avatar 1:42pm

↳ Song: "White Lightin' Effin'" by "Lavendars"
Deke Dickerson is a master at "eeffing" if I remember correctly
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42pm
joe mulligan:

Golonka babe
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:43pm
Chris Hiatt:

↳ Space Cowboy @1:39
We listen so regularly that we catch the 10 year old humming the opening theme's sax lead at random times all week.
Avatar 1:44pm

↳ Chris Hiatt @1:43
😂 I know that sax solo well!
Avatar 1:46pm

And speaking of Frank Cannon, why did such a huge guy use such a small gun?
Avatar 1:46pm
Little Danny:

i love conceptual art
Avatar 1:47pm

Even better the 2nd time!

Avatar 1:47pm
Little Danny:

play the whole thing
Avatar 1:48pm
Little Danny:

rx scabin:

Sounds like weed.
Avatar 1:49pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...her morals have no slippers... :
  Swag For Life Member 1:50pm
Bruce S.:

remember the Fink munx Four and their classic Coffee tea or me, a no brow Masterpiece
Thurston Howl:

she's tripping
Space Cowboy:

↳ Chris Hiatt @1:43
That is the coolest thing ever

Economy-sized orange crate.. I'm dying.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54pm
The Butterman:

↳ Thurston Howl @1:50
My thoughts exactly
  Swag For Life Member 1:56pm
Bruce S.:

↳ Song: "A Fool No More" by "Eddie Hope & The Mannish Boys"
This is the Stuff
rx scabin:

Making cheese salad.

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:03pm

Rat Fink song! I was not expecting RF to ride thru my life again 😂
  Swag For Life Member 2:03pm
Bruce S.:

excellent set Rex!

Internet down here at the station, excuse the playlist…
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:06pm
Chris Hiatt:

Gotta run and burn through this gift card to Russ and Daughters, that smoked sable ain't gonna eat itself. Thanks for the great hour, Rex.

Avatar 2:07pm

Hi Rex!
  Swag For Life Member 2:07pm
Bruce S.:

↳ Chris Hiatt @2:06
ooooh Russ and Daughters, Enjoy!
Richard Whig:


Listener Robert:

Oh, a shower curtain. I thought from the picture it was a trash bag.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:14pm

Label 🤸‍♀️ !
Avatar 2:14pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

↳ Listener Robert @2:13
I wondered what the water was about.
Space Cowboy:

Reverb is an important part of announcing this show

Rex you rule. And I swear I've heard this amd you don't know the name? I dont either but I'm not you.
Space Cowboy:

If that breaks were screwed

  Swag For Life Member 2:19pm
Bruce S.:

Hey Live like a King, My Credo

↳ Listener Robert @2:13
Myself too..
  Swag For Life Member 2:24pm
Bruce S.:

Rex, our Killin it Today!

I'm glad you got stick-to-it-ive-ness, Rex! Thank you!
Avatar 2:28pm
Hubig Pie:

When that musical interlude plays, the next soun d you will hear is 'M O M M A, M O M M A, sure as hell.
Avatar 2:30pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Golonkahead RawkaRolla !
Avatar 2:32pm
Creature Boy:

5 Easybeats Pizza
  Swag For Life Member 2:33pm
Bruce S.:

I Was once a Banquet waiter For a Gay Bowling League's Annuel Party, and one of the Teams was called Five Easy PiecesI Still R$emember That
Avatar 2:33pm
Tony in Durham NC:

I've got some FOOL'S PARADISE cassettes I recorded in the late 90's from patching into my iMac!
Avatar 2:37pm
Creature Boy:

This just in: Five Easy Pieces is streaming on HBO
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:38pm
rx scabin:

It is getting close to Martini time.
  Swag For Life Member 2:41pm
Bruce S.:

No Bad Versions of Mona
Avatar 2:41pm

I've gotta find that Swappers film...great trailer! Maybe HBO will stream that too
Avatar 2:42pm
Todd-o-phonic Todd:

↳ Song: "Mona" by "Homesick Blues (Ltd)"
New Jersey greats!
Avatar 2:43pm
Creature Boy:

↳ Bruce S. @2:41
I guess that's true
Avatar 🌮 2:43pm
Mailman Tom:

I'll be getting that key ring/bottle opener premium, Rex!
Avatar 2:44pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

↳ Bruce S. @2:41
What's your fave ? I go with offa 'RollingsStones Now!'. Quicksilver next...
Avatar 🌮 2:45pm
Mailman Tom:

↳ Revolution Rabbit Nov63 @2:44
Bo Diddley
  Swag For Life Member 2:46pm
Bruce S.:

↳ Revolution Rabbit Nov63 @2:44
Rev, I totally agree with you, the Stones was really the first version I Heard, and Quicksilver really kills it

"OH REX !!!!! YER SUCH A GAS !!!!"
Avatar 2:47pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

↳ Mailman Tom @2:45
Yeah, well...
Avatar 2:48pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

↳ Revolution Rabbit Nov63 @2:47
...no arguing with that...
Richard Whig:

flyp em.over!!
  Swag For Life Member 2:50pm
Bruce S.:

I Think there should be more versions of Mona
Avatar 🌮 2:51pm
Mailman Tom:

↳ Bruce S. @2:50
"No substitutions"
Space Cowboy:

Well this made my WALK to the car repair shop fun and groovy
  Swag For Life Member 2:51pm
Bruce S.:

I Love DJ Mona, She's great on fridays
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:51pm
rx scabin:

This show is 100% fun or something like that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:52pm

Whoa, a little extra sizzle on this platter.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:53pm
rx scabin:

There is a beautiful car behind Arlene G..
Avatar 2:54pm

Best devil worship song ever!
Avatar 2:55pm
Creature Boy:

The 1st Stones British LP has Mona on it and it's FAR better & LOUDER than the Rolling Stones Now pressing. I wonder if have I have Bo's original on 45. From what I understand The Troggs built their reputation on their version of Mona long b4 they recorded anything
Avatar 2:55pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

There was all that Race With the Devil business before the MetalHeads. Well ...the Blues...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:56pm

Thanks Rex..until next time..Cheers y'all!

Thanks Rez and all ....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm
rx scabin:

James Chance.
Avatar 2:57pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

↳ Creature Boy @2:55
  Swag For Life Member 2:57pm
Bruce S.:

Rex, Really Loved today's show Thanks so Much

see ya'll Next time Thanks all
Avatar 2:58pm

Thank you Rex 💜
Space Cowboy:

↳ rx scabin @2:53
I wish!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm
rx scabin:

Thank you, Rex. I am glad that I could tune in.t is not too early to pledge.
Avatar 2:59pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

↳ Creature Boy @2:55
Had a copy of 'RollingStones Now!' with no cover handed down to me as a kid. Great album !!
Avatar 3:00pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

~ TY Always DJ Rex ~
Sylvia's Mother:

You missed the Rumblers!
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