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Options August 7, 2020: Mardi Gras and a Half

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Artist Track Album Label Format
Chuck Edwards  Downtown Soulville   Options 45  Punch  45 

Music behind DJ:
Alvin "Red" Tyler 

Snake Eyes   Options

45 

Ace 

45 
Professor Longhair  Go to the Mardi Gras   Options 45  Ron  45 
Eddie Bo  I Love to Rock & Roll   Options 45  Ace  45 
Huey Smith  Tu-Ber-Cu-Lucas and the Sinus Blues   Options 45  Ace  45 
Tammy Lynn  Where Can I Go   Options 45  AFO  45 
Art Neville  What's Going On   Options 45  Specialty  45 
Benny Spellman  Roll On   Options 45  Ace  45 

Music behind DJ:
Edgar Blanchard 

Ricki-Ticky-Too   Options

45 

Specialty 

45 
Earl King  You Better Know   Options 45  Imperial  45 
Berna-Dean  I Wonder   Options 45  Imperial  45 
Jessie Hill  Scoop Scoobie Doobie   Options 45  Minit  45 
Irma Thomas  Somebody Told You   Options 45  Minit  45 
Al Fayard  Doin' Sumpin (Pt. 1)   Options 45  Alon  45 
Diamond Joe  Help Yourself   Options 45  Minit  45 

Music behind DJ:
James Rivers 

Tighten Up   Options

45 

Eight-Ball 

45 
Raymond Lewis  I Got to Get It   Options 45  Bonatemp  45 
The Crescents  Come Back Baby   Options 45  Seven B  45 
Willie Harper  You, You   Options 45  Sansu  45 
Toni Washington  Good Things   Options 45  Kon-Ti  45 

Music behind DJ:
The Prince Royals 

Like I Like It   Options

45 

Tune-Kel 

45 
Ann Daniels  Love Bug   Options 45  White Cliffs  45 
Eddie Lang  Souling   Options 45  Seven B  45 
Joe Wilson  I'm Her Only Man   Options 45  White Cliffs  45 
Betty Harris  I Don't Wanna Hear It   Options 45  Sansu  45 

Music behind DJ:
A.F.O. Combo 

All for One Twist   Options

45 

A.F.O. 

45 


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Listener comments!

Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 7:53pm Matt from New Orleans:

Laissez les bon temps rouler!
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:01pm Uncle Michael:

'allo
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:01pm ultradamno:

MFW! French Quarter Soulvillagers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:01pm Mr. Fine Wine:

Let 'em! Yeah! Hey, fellas.
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:01pm chresti:

Bone Swar! Mr. Fine Wine and fine souls!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:03pm mariano:

Happy Mardi Gras-and-a-Half from sweltering New Orleans!
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:04pm Matt from New Orleans:

Indeed Mariano
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:05pm Listener Howard & the Cats:

I LOVE it when I don't have to speak with anyone at all all day! Save my voice to sing along with your records, Mr FW! xoxoxo
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:05pm Wendy del Formaggio:

I thought I recognized that whistling! It's Professor Longhair!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:06pm Alvy Singer:

The anthem of the City of New Orleans
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:06pm Uncle Michael:

Some nights, after my show, I sound like John Fiedler. I talk too much.
  8:10pm P-90:

“I sound like John Fiedler” LoL
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:12pm mariano:

Here's some pics of this year's MG. It's very repetitive though, I just dumped all my pics into the same album and never got around to sorting: photos.app.goo.gl...
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:12pm ultradamno:

This summer has been easy on my sinuses, it's the one upside I have...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:12pm Franco Twinkie:

Wendy, did you do your clam report this morning?
Avatar 8:13pm slugluv1313:

Greetings and Happy Mardi Gras-and-a-half indeed!
Avatar 8:13pm slugluv1313:

Tammy Lynn <3 <3 <3
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:14pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Franco, no. Clay postponed my spot til next week. I think he's moving me to Fridays. Don't worry, the clams will still be fresh next week.
Avatar 8:14pm ChasG:

MFW: This is way better than a presidential press conference! ;)
Avatar 8:14pm Clinto:

I'm actually here in real time for once!! Happy Mardi Gras all!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:15pm mariano:

Here's the type of headline we need lots more of: "German nudist chases wild boar that stole laptop"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:16pm Franco Twinkie:

Okay, good. I was up and listening, but ....
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:17pm Matt from New Orleans:

MFW Kris Holmes played this Art N on 78 earlier this week. Your copy is far cleaner.
Avatar 8:17pm Clinto:

Dance-er-cize, work-at-home people!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:17pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Franco, I wasn't! I had a hard time getting to sleep last night, so I woke up a little late this morning. Clams wait for no one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:18pm Franco Twinkie:

I know, even out here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:18pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Only 17 minutes in, and I already feel my mood improving from all this New Orleans music. Thanks, Mr. Fine Wine!
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:18pm Matt from New Orleans:

He’s going to sell it so it’s only temporarily his.
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:19pm chresti:

Mr. Fine Wine, warm liquid, like tea, might help open the pipes.
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:21pm Matt from New Orleans:

I enjoyed Roy Montrell on the Edgar Blanchard instro
Avatar 8:22pm slugluv1313:

cool photos, @mariano!
never been to Mardi Gras -- ONE of these days -- still have Zulu beads from when friends went waaaay back in the 90s
-- but wanna check out the city first, WITHOUT all the tourists
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:22pm Mr. Fine Wine:

Thanks, chresti. Hi, everybody.
  8:22pm Jett:

I know it's not New Orleans R&B but Wayne Fontana died.
Avatar 8:23pm slugluv1313:

@ Franco -- VARMINT!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:23pm Little Danny:

Hi frenz
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:24pm dave wuz here:

one large muffaletta please
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:24pm chresti:

Sometimes I add a drop of coconut oil.@FW
Hi LD!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:25pm Franco Twinkie:

Danny!
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:25pm Matt from New Orleans:

That’s a muffuletta Dave. Then there’s halves and quarters.
  8:25pm Vanessa:

gumbo on rice
  8:26pm Vanessa:

were the showmen (on minit) from new orleans?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:26pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Slugluv, it's worth going to Carnival, though (except wait a few years, obviously). You can go early, like a few weeks before Mardi Gras, and stick with the smaller neighborhood parades, or even hit the bigger ones like Muses, and still have a good time. It's really just the Quarter that gets totally nutso on MGDay. But even that's a spectacle worth seeing, especially if you're lucky enough to catch St. Ann's as they arrive on Canal to see Zulu. It's a mind-blowing scene.
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:27pm Matt from New Orleans:

Norfolk VA Vanessa
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:27pm Little Danny:

I'm not sure Jessie Hill is actually singing any real words in this song
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:29pm Little Danny:

@MFW: as always I don't think you're as crazy as me but Earl King label field is off.
Avatar 8:29pm Clinto:

I heard the French Quarter Fest is the time to go. Like Jazzfest but free.
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:30pm Matt from New Orleans:

They moved to New Orleans after they formed there so confusing
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:30pm mariano:

Thanks slugluv - January to May's the time to be here, unless you like unbearable heat and humidity.

Wendy: Some of the smaller parades like Chewbacchus and Krewe du Vieux earlier in the season are among the best, a lot more intimate than the float parades. On MG though the two main parades, Zulu and Rex, run along St Charles uptown and onto Canal St, so a good portion of the city is pretty wild on the day itself (then there are the West Bank and Metairie parades). But yeah, the Quarter is unbelievably packed on the days leading up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:30pm Franco Twinkie:

Yesterday I talked to an old girlfriend who lived in New Orleans. She introduced me to gumbo. I introduced her to PCP. She introduced me to putting peanuts in a bottle of Coke.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:31pm Little Danny:

@Franco: so you two are even then, no?
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:32pm Uncle Michael:

is coke with peanuts a good thing?
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:33pm Matt from New Orleans:

Roasted peanuts or boiled peanuts? I’m not familiar with either approach.
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:33pm Uncle Michael:

For me the big draw is public urination.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:34pm mariano:

Don't forget the public puking!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:34pm Franco Twinkie:

You know Danny, we were young and in love....for a minute. But we still like to talk about all the trouble we could stir up. So yes, we're even.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:34pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Thanks for the intel, Mariano. My info might be a little old, too. It's been awhile since I've been down for MG.
I can't remember if I saw Krewe du Vieux, but I do prize the Krewe du Jieux bumper sticker my friend sent me -- my friend who caught the bagel throw, mind you! The bumper sticker says, "New Orleans. Oy, such a home!" It always goes right on the fridge door as soon as I move into any new place.
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:35pm Matt from New Orleans:

MFW This is on Minit
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:36pm chresti:

Haha UM!
  8:36pm BossyBoots:

Salted peanuts from the little snack bag into a glass bottle of coke. I grew up doing that in Ga. Nothing special. Yoy're not missing anything!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:37pm Franco Twinkie:

Regarding the peanut question: I only did that perverted thing to a bottle of Coke when I was with her, so I don't have much perspective.
Avatar 8:38pm Stashu:

Detroit! <3
  8:38pm BossyBoots:

Not nearly as good as this Mardi Gras + 1/2!
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:38pm Uncle Michael:

I had boiled peanuts at a ballgame in Augusta, GA once. They're disgusting.
  8:38pm Vanessa:

i dig chicago and philly as well ... new york, miami ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:38pm Franco Twinkie:

She also lived in North Carolina, so maybe that's where she picked up that disgusting habit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:39pm Little Danny:

You are wrong UM. They're delish.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:39pm mariano:

Haha Wendy! Yeah, one of the marching groups in Krewe du Vieux (I think) is Krewe du Mishegas and they have some great swag, all very punny. One of their throws this year was a Notorious RBG sticker (RBG wearing shades in front of a US flag with stars of David).
  8:39pm Vanessa:

^soul, that is ...
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:39pm chresti:

Speaking of public urination, we will be rendezvous-ing with a couple friends in a park, *gulp*
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:40pm Little Danny:

I once ranked my fave musical cities. Los Angeles came out way ahead.
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:40pm Uncle Michael:

The talk of member of the tribe and New Orleans prompts me to mention the New Orleans Klezmer All Stars, who I recommend.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:41pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Mariano, if I lived in New Orleans, I would try my damnedest to join the Krewe du Mishegas. That's one of my favorite Yiddish words! That, and "plotz."
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:41pm chresti:

Really enjoying the slice of mardi-gras tonight, FW
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:41pm Wendy del Formaggio:

UM, duly noted. Thank you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:41pm Little Danny:

This Crescents 45 is great! I dig the percussion and sneaky cymbal beat
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:42pm Alvy Singer:

Raymond Lewis was not only a singer, but a pimp on Claiborne Avenue as well too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:42pm mariano:

You'll have to start Krewe du Plotz, Wendy ;)
Avatar 8:43pm Clinto:

I was just waxing about NOLA today as I ate a softshell crab sandwich on Johnny Cakes at Lolo's in Harlem
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:43pm Matt from New Orleans:

An Eddie Bo production Danny
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:43pm Franco Twinkie:

I already feel I have betrayed her< and I will say this in her defense: She would make me Yorkshire pudding - but only if I behaved myself.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:43pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Mariano, will they let me start a Krewe way up here in VT? If so, the Krewe du Plotz has just been founded. :-)
Avatar 8:45pm slugluv1313:

thanks, @ Wendy and @ mariano!
yeah, definitely wanna check out the INSANITY too, just wanna be kinda prepared :)
for real, friends have moved to NOLA since the 80s, or at least visited -- the "ex" went with a friend (who i think was helping his Dad move??) -- they got there before MG but stayed for the festivities -- i may still have some of those photos, including those from a cemetery that they later learned was in one of the most "dangerous" parts of New Orleans -- but not like they were looking for "tourist attractions" anyway
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:49pm Wendy del Formaggio:

You're welcome, Slugluv! About being prepared... I used to go with friends who were MG regulars. They are the people with the butterfly / shoe puppets that have marched with Muses and Orpheus. I asked them a bazillion questions before I went down with them. And still nothing prepared me for Carnival. It's a beautiful experience. At my 1st MG I drank a big cup of magic mushroom tea... and couldn't tell when it kicked in because shit was already so trippy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:50pm mariano:

Wendy: I don't see why not, though of course you need to get the people, make costumes, make throws, etc. If you'll accept applications from goyim I'd be happy to march.

slugluv: St. Patrick's and Halloween are really good times to be here as well. St Paddy's is like a mini MG and Halloween, well, it's Halloween in NOLA.
Avatar 8:50pm slugluv1313:

hahahaha yeah the "ex" and his pal were both astounded at the public puking, urination, 24-hour bars (this was in the 80s), and "drag queens" just hanging out
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:51pm ultradamno:

I didn't know that volkswagen bit people.
  8:52pm BB:

There are still 24 hour bars in New Orleans. Quite a few.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:52pm mariano:

Lots of 24/7 bars still (well, normally). My first awareness of drag queens was when I was a kid, seeing posters on Bourbon St for "the city's prettiest boys" with pictures that looked like something from the cover of "Some Girls." I found it all very perplexing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:53pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Mariano: Admittance to Krewe du Plotz is not contingent upon being of the Tribe. There are requirements, though. No anti-Semites, racists, bigots, misogynists, homophobes, transphobes, or cops.
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:54pm chresti:

I don't enjoy seeing over-served people much anymore i==i
Avatar 8:54pm slugluv1313:

@ mariano -- ahhh but EVERY day is Hallowe'en! :)
sounds incredible in NOLA -- not sure about St. Patrick's though, being in Hoboken (and near NYC) -- i kinda hide indoors for that one!
Avatar 8:56pm slugluv1313:

oops! for some reason i thought that the 24/7 bars were no more
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:56pm chresti:

Thanks Mr. FW!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:57pm mariano:

Wendy: Whew, Looks like I qualify. slugluv: I hear you on St. Paddy's though it's a bit different here. The floats hand out cabbages for one thing. You can get a whole meal, some people take sacks.

Thanks so much MFW, great great show! Thanks Skeleton Crew, bye everyone!
Avatar 8:57pm slugluv1313:

fantastic show, Mr. Fine Wine! thanks so much!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:57pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Bye Mariano! Nice chatting with you. Be well.
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:57pm Matt from New Orleans:

Can’t wait for the hangover. Thanks MFW.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:58pm Little Danny:

Thanks MFW
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:58pm Wendy del Formaggio:

What slugluv said! Thanks, Mr. Fine Wine!
Avatar 🍷 Swag For Life Member 8:58pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks for the public rumination, MFW.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:58pm Alvy Singer:

Thanks for the New Orleans 45 deep dive Mr. Fine Wine. Looking forward to next weeks show.
Avatar 8:58pm ChasG:

This Betty Harris reminds me of Trick Bag.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:59pm mariano:

You too Wendy, thanks!
Avatar 9:00pm slugluv1313:

okay now i gotta find a vegan, liquored-up recipe for King Cake . . .
Avatar 9:00pm ChasG:

Thanks MFW. Now back to low grade depression. :)
  9:03pm Listener Jumpy in NYC:

Mardi Gras and a Half Won't Do!
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