Options Honky Tonk Radio Girl with Becky: Playlist from June 22, 2016 Options

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Options June 22, 2016: I'm A Flop

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
Alex Battles  Honky Tonk Radio Girl   Options           0:00:00 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Joe Maphis 
Alabama Jubilee   Options The New Sound Of Joe Maphis  Mosrite    LP    0:01:18 ()
Larry Kingston  I'm A Flop   Options   Starday    7"    0:03:10 ()
Clyde & Willie May Joy & His Country Folk  Memories of the Wabash Cannonball   Options   Raycraft  1962  7"    0:04:41 ()
Hawkshaw Hawkins with Rita Robbins  Ko Ko Mo (I Love You So)   Options Hawkshaw Hawkins Sings  RCA Camden  1955/1964  LP    0:07:53 ()
Marty Collins  One Eye On The Clock   Options   Renner  1963  7"    0:10:07 ()
Tommy Dickens  When The World Comes To An End   Options   Gotta Go    7"    0:12:44 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Joe Maphis 
Spanish Dobro   Options The New Sound Of Joe Maphis  Mosrite    LP    0:15:28 ()
Jack Campbell  (Truck Driving) Flash From San Antone   Options   Parklane Records    7"    0:18:31 ()
Joanne Sargent with Country & Western Band  Excuse Me Mr. Heartaches   Options   W Records    7"    0:20:25 ()
Bobby Bare  Sittin' & Thinkin'   Options The Travelin' Bare  RCA Victor  1964  7"  Written by HTRG Patron Saint C. Rich.  0:22:50 ()
Wendell Adkins  Woman, Woman Oh So Sweet   Options   50 States    7"    0:25:23 ()
Curly McIntyre  Sorry 'Bout That   Options   Stop    7"    0:28:00 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Joe Maphis 
Buckaroo   Options The New Sound Of Joe Maphis  Mosrite    LP    0:29:58 ()
Bobby Abshire  Virginia Is For Lovers   Options   Princess  1972  7"    0:33:48 ()
Kenny Price  Big Operator   Options   Boone  1969  7"    0:35:15 ()
Buddy Alan & Buck Owens & His Buckaroos  Let The World Keep On A Turnin'   Options I've Got You On My Mind Again  Capitol  1968  LP    0:37:39 ()
Joe Zack and his Tennessee Wheelers with Jack Stinson on Drums  Hell Bound Train   Options   Dee Ann Productions  1979  7"    0:39:31 ()
Rusty Stegall  Motel Rooms and Coffee Shops   Options   Mira  1967  7"    0:42:03 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Joe Maphis 
Green Valley Waltz   Options The New Sound Of Joe Maphis  Mosrite    LP    0:44:17 ()
Jim Parks  Not Since Adam   Options   Great    7"    0:47:35 ()
Hank Forthman  The Road Picker   Options   C.P.C. Records  1973  7"    0:49:15 ()
Marvin Rainwater  Mama's Girl   Options   Wesco    7"    0:51:44 ()
The Country Belles (Carolyn, Elaine, Joanne)  He's Almost You   Options   JEC Records    7"    0:53:38 ()
John Donaho  Her Game   Options   Misty    7"    0:55:21 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
John Maphis 
Durango   Options The New Sound Of Joe Maphis  Mosrite    LP    0:57:45 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/22/16 8:02pm dale:

my skirts a twirlin'. my wife will be pissed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/22/16 8:04pm dale:

thumbs carlisle is pretty damn good, too!
  Wed. 6/22/16 8:04pm Sam:

Question: What's with "a-startin'"? I get dropping the g on starting, it's easier, but then why add the a- prefix? Wouldn't it be easier just to say "starting" than "a-startin"? Not trying to be insulting, I'm legitimately curious about where that accent comes from.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/22/16 8:05pm JakeGould:

Oh flop.
  Wed. 6/22/16 8:06pm P-90:

Howdy Becky! Chaps a-floppin'!
Avatar Wed. 6/22/16 8:07pm Becky:

@Sam Ask Alex Battles. He's from Ohio.
  Wed. 6/22/16 8:09pm Sam:

Will do, ma'am
Avatar Wed. 6/22/16 8:11pm Becky:

Funny story: I had a big event for work yesterday and was aired on WNYC speaking about it today. You wouldn't believe how many people contacted me saying "HEY, YOU'RE ON THE RADIO!" as if it were a novelty.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/22/16 8:20pm JakeGould:

Some people don’t get what WFMU is… So hey! But congrats!
Avatar Wed. 6/22/16 8:22pm Becky:

Some of them were WFMU listeners!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/22/16 8:22pm JakeGould:

@Becky: Then they need to tell you where the upside of their head is so you can smack it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/22/16 8:27pm dale:

this is NOT waylon?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/22/16 8:28pm dale:

it's gorgeous, none the less (is that one one word?).
Avatar Wed. 6/22/16 8:31pm Becky:

@dale It's not, and it's really hard to believe. According to Wendell's biography, he also did Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson impressions, but that's his natr'l voice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/22/16 8:44pm dale:

i have no idea here you find so many great 45s. the hunt must be long and pricey.
Avatar Wed. 6/22/16 8:45pm Becky:

@dale The great thing about collecting honky tonk records is that generally they are priced for the common man. Rockabilly, not so much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/22/16 8:46pm dale:

rex probably pays through the probiscus.
  Wed. 6/22/16 8:46pm P-90:

1) "Hell Bound Train", great song title. OK song.
2) C'mon, spill it @Becky, what show were you on on WNYC yesterday? Your die-hard HTRG fans deserve to know.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/22/16 8:49pm dale:

my guess is leonard lopate. can probably go find it in the archives.
Avatar Wed. 6/22/16 8:51pm Becky:

I actually have no idea. I haven't heard it yet myself!
Avatar Wed. 6/22/16 8:55pm Becky:

This record is SO bad. I love it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/22/16 8:56pm dale:

this is pretty horrible. singers sound like they did the 'three's company' theme song.
  Wed. 6/22/16 8:57pm clem:

they're a flop
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/22/16 8:59pm dale:

...but it was horrible in a cheesy good way.
  Wed. 6/22/16 9:00pm P-90:

Best guess IS Leonard Lopate. Unless it was brian Lehrer?
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