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Options November 22, 2017: RIP, Mel Tillis

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Artist Track Album Label Format Comments Approx. start time
Alex Battles  Honky Tonk Radio Girl   Options         0:00:00 (MP3 | )
Music behind DJ:
Leon McAuliffe & His Cimarron Boys 
Lookin' Glass   Options   Cimarron  7"    0:01:19 (MP3 | )
Mel Tillis  The Brooklyn Bridge   Options   Columbia  7"    0:04:00 (MP3 | )
Mel Tillis  Honky Tonk Song   Options   Columbia  7"    0:06:39 (MP3 | )
Mel Tillis  Jukebox Song   Options   Columbia  7"    0:08:50 (MP3 | )
Mel Tillis  Loco Weed   Options   Columbia  7"    0:10:53 (MP3 | )
Mel Tillis  Tupelo County Jail   Options   Columbia  7"    0:13:49 (MP3 | )
Music behind DJ:
Leon McAuliffe & His Cimarron Boys 
Wapanuka   Options   Cimarron  7"    0:15:50 (MP3 | )
Webb Pierce  Crazy Wild Desire   Options Cross Country  Decca  LP    0:20:13 (MP3 | )
Webb Pierce  I Ain't Never   Options   Decca  7"    0:22:19 (MP3 | )
Webb Pierce  I'm Fallin' In Love With You   Options Cross Country  Decca  LP    0:24:12 (MP3 | )
Webb Pierce  I'll Never Have To Be Alone   Options Webb With A Beat  Decca  LP    0:26:16 (MP3 | )
Music behind DJ:
Leon McAuliffe & His Cimarron Boys 
Wapanuka   Options   Cimarron  7"    0:29:18 (MP3 | )
Simon Crum  Stand Up, Sit Down, Shut Your Mouth   Options   Capitol  7"    0:31:31 (MP3 | )
Patsy Cline  Strange   Options   Decca  7"    0:33:32 (MP3 | )
Mel Tillis  Lonely Girl   Options       live on the Porter Wagoner Show  0:36:36 (MP3 | )
Waylon Jennings  Burning Memories   Options S/T  Vocalion  LP    0:38:16 (MP3 | )
Bobby Bare  Detroit City   Options   RCA Victor  7"    0:40:39 (MP3 | )
Music behind DJ:
Leon McAuliffe & His Cimarron Boys 
Water Baby Boogie   Options   Cimarron  7"    0:43:26 (MP3 | )
Mel Tillis  Ruby (Don't Take Your Love To Town)   Options Life Turned Her That Way  Kapp  LP    0:46:52 (MP3 | )
Faron Young  Unmitigated Gall   Options Unmitigated Gall  Mercury  LP    0:49:36 (MP3 | )
The Owens Brothers and The Dixie Strings  Heart Over Mind   Options   Vibrant  7"    0:52:19 (MP3 | )
Lefty Frizzell  'Gator Hollow   Options   Columbia  7"    0:55:32 (MP3 | )
Music behind DJ:
Leon McAuliffe & His Cimarron Boys 
Wapanuka   Options   Cimarron  7"    0:58:04 (MP3 | )

Listener comments!

Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 8:01pm Richard S:

  Wed. 11/22/17 8:04pm Tennessee Jeb:

Hey Becky and everyone! Happy to be listening live!
Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 8:07pm Tome:

nice picking on this one wow and a great song !hi Beck and all.. and Happy Tgiving and a long weekend for most of you also I'm hoping !
Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 8:07pm david_:

evening, Tonkers
Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 8:08pm Becky:

Hey you all! Happy holidays.
  Wed. 11/22/17 8:09pm Diego Britt:

Nice to hear some Mel Becky! Thanks!!
Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 8:10pm Becky:

Diego!! Great to see you here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/22/17 8:10pm Bootsie:

I was sad when I heard Mel passed. He was one of my mom's faves back in the day, along with Chet, Charley Pride, Eddy Arnold, and Mario Lanza. :-(
  Wed. 11/22/17 8:10pm Diego Britt:

I count on you for the 'deep' tracks...
Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 8:11pm david_:

a perfect way to pre-Thanksgiving
  Wed. 11/22/17 8:12pm yippie:

yeah you know what we like
Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 8:15pm david_:

Columbia production was so good in this period, too.
Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 8:17pm Richard S:

Any possibility of a live recording coming up? I'm told that Tillis was amazing in person.
  Wed. 11/22/17 8:18pm sufferwords:

loved m-m-mel
Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 8:20pm Tome:

choo choo
Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 8:20pm david_:

yeah he took a lot of crap... turned it into dollar bills. i like that.
Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 8:24pm Becky:

@Richard - I'll try!
  Wed. 11/22/17 8:28pm Tennessee Jeb:

Awesome. This has to be one of my all time favorites you’ve played Becky, didn’t know it was Mel’s!
Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 8:30pm Richie:

Whew! First time I've been able to listen to a "Live" broadcast in a bazillion years! Hi all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/22/17 8:31pm ultradamno:

All winners so far (how could they not be?), I especially loved "I Ain't Never"
Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 8:32pm Richard S:

Thanks, Becky! No problem if you can't find one..... (we have YouTube)
  Wed. 11/22/17 8:36pm Diego Britt:

I'm going to go on record saying I didn't remember that Mel wrote 'Strange'... Makes sense though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/22/17 8:38pm ultradamno:

I didn't either. Beautiful, of course.
Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 8:38pm Richard S:

Yay! Thanks, Becky!
Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 8:40pm Becky:

I made a lot of amazing discoveries this week. Thanks, Mel.
Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 8:48pm david_:

so effin good. Thankful for this show, Becky!
  Wed. 11/22/17 8:49pm A.T.F.:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/22/17 8:50pm Layet Johnson:

Great show, Becky! I have a stutter but it doesn't effect my singing either. Too bad I don't have a good voice...
  Wed. 11/22/17 8:50pm Diego Britt:

Thanks for a great show!
Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 8:51pm Richard S:

I have to remember to tune in more often. Thank goodness for the Archives!
  Wed. 11/22/17 8:55pm A.T.F.:

Celebrate thanksgiving by going to a indian owned casino and giving them some$$$$$$.....we owe them.....
Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 8:57pm Becky:

@ATF - Amen.
Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 8:58pm Richard S:

Last time I did that, ATF, I left the table with twice as much as I had when I sat down. Should I apologize?
  Wed. 11/22/17 9:00pm Diego Britt:

RIP Mel!
  Wed. 11/22/17 9:00pm Tennessee Jeb:

Great show!!! Happy Thanksgiving to all. Grateful for WFMU and to you Becky! Thank you thank you
  Wed. 11/22/17 9:00pm A.T.F.:

Thanks HTRG the music that my ears first heard...
Avatar Wed. 11/22/17 9:00pm Richard S:

As long as we have Mel's music, he's not really gone.
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