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February 24, 2018
Options February 24, 2018 The Dort Clark Memorial Playlist (with special guest Dick Blackburn, author of Record Weasels)
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Artist Track Label Comments Approx. start time
The Enchanters  Options Everybody Twist   Confederate    0:00:00 Pop‑up)  
Johnny Duhon & the Yellowjackets  Options So What   Trey    0:05:04 Pop‑up)  
The Prowlers  Options Bongo Rock   The Prowlers    0:07:41 Pop‑up)  
The Shandels  Options Stacked Nasty   S&D    0:10:21 Pop‑up)  
Ray Smith  Options You Made A Hit   Sun    0:16:36 Pop‑up)  
Leon Smith  Options Little Forty Ford   Epic    0:17:11 Pop‑up)  
Jefferson (Ramblin' Man) County  Options City Billy   Dee Gee    0:18:59 Pop‑up)  
Lattie Moore and the Emperors  Options Skinnie Minnie Shimmy   Olimpic    0:21:22 Pop‑up)  
Darwin Nelson and The Blaze-Makers  Options Lazy Lu   TEK    0:24:02 Pop‑up)  
Rob & The Rhythm Aces  Options You've Gone Too Far   Swallow    0:26:31 Pop‑up)  
Jimmy & Johnny  Options What 'Cha Doin' To Me   Decca    0:28:35 Pop‑up)  
Harry Choates  Options Honky Tonk Boogie   Starday    0:30:58 Pop‑up)  
Dave "Baby" Cortez  Options Hey - Hey - Hey   Emit    0:39:14 Pop‑up)  
Johnny Wright  Options Look At That Chick   Stevens    0:40:39 Pop‑up)  
Dennis Binder  Options Early Times   Modern    0:43:05 Pop‑up)  
Sticks McGhee  Options Head Happy With Wine   King    0:45:43 Pop‑up)  
Doctor Ross  Options Taylor Mae   Sun  Reissue 7" from Jazzman Records  0:48:12 Pop‑up)  
Little Willie John  Options Katanga   King    0:51:01 Pop‑up)  
The Mohawks  Options I Got A Girl   Val-Ue    0:57:10 Pop‑up)  
The Rhythm Casters  Options Love Love Baby   Excello    0:59:46 Pop‑up)  
The Schooners  Options Viddly Biddly Baby   Ember    1:01:49 Pop‑up)  
The Ivy Tones  Options Oo Wee Baby   Red Top    1:03:37 Pop‑up)  
Dougie and the Dudes  Options Fire   Keith    1:05:52 Pop‑up)  
JImmy Patton  Options Okie's In The Pokie   Hilligan    1:11:45 Pop‑up)  
Dick Blackburn Interview  Options Record Weasels     Available at: https://bopalacious.com  1:21:00 Pop‑up)  
The Swanks  Options Ghost Train   Charm    1:34:52 Pop‑up)  
Little Artie and the Pharoahs  Options The Fox and The Hound   Cuca    1:40:45 Pop‑up)  
Marveluss Mickey and The Rock-A-Sonics  Options Do The Robot   Marlo    1:42:04 Pop‑up)  
Big Daddy G  Options Big Berry (Boss Man Guitar)   Hyland    1:43:04 Pop‑up)  
Teen Tops  Options Larguirucha Sally   Columbia    1:45:13 Pop‑up)  
The Periscopes  Options Beavershot   Desert Wells    1:50:13 Pop‑up)  
Randy Luck  Options I Was A Teenage Cave Man   Art    1:50:54 Pop‑up)  
Al Katraz and The Break-Outs  Options Charlie and the Bank Job   Solitary    1:54:29 Pop‑up)  
Gordo  Options Cocktails Darling   Golden Leaf    1:55:33 Pop‑up)  
Carl Shook  Options Broadcaster's Prayer   Radio Ridge    1:58:45 Pop‑up)  

Listener comments!

Avatar 1:04pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Let's get this show on the road
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:05pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Afternoon, Fools!
@Rex: Just bought your record. You can use the proceeds to add another hula girl lamp to the console.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:15pm Uncle Michael:

Not enough oxygen at the Studio B altitude!
  1:23pm Mark in Toronto:

I know City Billy, but I don't know why. What comp is it on?
Avatar 1:26pm Mailman Tom:

Dort Clark was in one of my favorite episodes of Kolchak the Night Stalker, "The Werewolf". It took place onboard a cruise ship and Dort played the captain of the ship.
Avatar 1:27pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Wow! The Marathon starts in just one week! I can't wait to find out what's going to be on Rex's premium cd this year! Seriously. I can't wait. Really like to know. Like, titles and artists. That sorta stuff. Be nice to get a peek at that info.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:28pm Uncle Michael:

I finally broke down and looked up "my morals have no zipper." "The Scarf": "An asylum escapee meets a waitress and hides on a turkey farm; supposedly he killed someone." Mercedes McCambridge as the waitress, Connie Carter.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:28pm purpleknif:

High praise for the Goulardi mention last week. Stay sick, turn blue.
  1:37pm Mark in Toronto:

Is it Run Buddy Run?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:38pm common:

is dort short for dortimer?
  1:38pm Bill Main:

Run Buddy Run
  1:39pm Marc15:

“Run, Buddy, Run” a CBS sitcom from September 12, 1966, until January 2, 1967
  1:42pm Ochre Ogre:

He was in "The Man Who Fell to Earth" as well, uncredited.
Avatar 1:43pm Mailman Tom:

He played the lead part of Buddy Overstreet. There was actually a 1967 one-shot comic book published in 1967, and it had a full color cover picturing Dort Clark being pursued by 2 bad guys!
  1:46pm Ochre Ogre:

Great face!! Kind of a David Johansen thing goin on
  1:57pm djsheilab:

Oooh! That was fun!
Avatar 1:57pm Mailman Tom:

I posted a photo of the comic book on the Fool's Paradise Facebook page.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:59pm Pedro in Arlington:

Rex - Any way you can do that Pink Floyd/Wizard of Oz thing so the show gels with my stream of the Nationals - Marlins game?
  1:59pm mic_level:

Figured it had to be either Gold Key or Dell:

  2:02pm Pascal Panelak:

A diddly viddly biddly to all! Love from Portugal
Avatar 2:13pm woim:

First question for Blackburn..which character in the book is based on Rex?
  2:17pm Dick Blackburn:

Most of the characters are based on Rex.
  2:18pm P-90:

"Idiot's Delight", eh? Hmmm...
Avatar 2:19pm woim:

as i suspected
Avatar 2:20pm Joe non Papa:

Wasn't Idiot's Delight the name of Vin Scelsa's show on commercial radio?
  2:23pm Guy Walker:

Pepes. Too bad. No good anymore. Clam pizza in 1970 was a whole different animal. So your friends who go there now and don't want it? Good reason, no good anymore, but back in the day, incredible.
  2:25pm joshy:

Charlie’s sandwich shoppe is in south boston. not cambridge. it’s on columbus ave.
  2:27pm Dick Blackburn:

  2:34pm Guy Walker:

Speaking of novel, Joe Bussard movie was longer in the theatres. When the DVD came out it was longer than the DVD you can buy now, because they cut the part where Bussard throws the Beatles record out the window and most of the Black Patti story was edited.
  2:34pm Papito:

Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil !
  2:35pm Dick Blackburn:

Thanksamundo, Rex. Will let you know if I get a reading in NYC late March.
  2:36pm P-90:

Thanks for the interview, guys! Now I gotta buy the damn book...
  2:42pm flaco azule:

Great show today!
  2:52pm Papito:

Bless Rex ! Hear you in 7 days ! Tanxalot !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Thanks, Rex!
Avatar 2:57pm ledzeppelinsucks:

dig this as I drink vodka and coconut milk
  3:01pm St Joe:

eww look at Mr fancypants...I drink mine with pathmark brand lemon
Avatar 3:03pm Isassol:

Great show. Many thanks from the land of Elvis. He's left the building. Elvis has left the building.
Avatar 3:04pm Isassol:

Great show. Many thanks from the land of Elvis. He's left the building. Elvis has left the building.
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