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Options May 28, 2022: The Julie Gregg Memorial Playlist

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Artist Track Label Approx. start time
Stompin' Riffraffs  Cosmic Wave   Options Wild  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
The Aquanauts  Rumble On The Docks   Options Safari  0:04:57 (Pop‑up)
Ronnie Brent  Cowboys and Indians   Options Colt 45  0:07:28 (Pop‑up)
The Triumphs  Draggin' Wagon   Options Triumph  0:11:27 (Pop‑up)
Sammy Tanner  The Flying Flea   Options KCM  0:14:34 (Pop‑up)
Orch: Ellis  Hot Rod Boogie   Options Flagship  0:16:06 (Pop‑up)
Marc Raven  Tough Enough   Options Raven  0:18:30 (Pop‑up)
Jim McDonald  Let's Have A Ball   Options KCM  0:20:17 (Pop‑up)
Neal E Hemphill  Little Neal From Mobile   Options Hemphill  0:22:17 (Pop‑up)
Tony and Jackie Lamie with The Swing Kings  Sunset Blues   Options Sunset  0:24:56 (Pop‑up)
Doug Charles  Mrs. Smith   Options Showtime  0:28:09 (Pop‑up)
Jo-El Sonnier "The Cajun Valentino"  Johnny Be Good   Options Goldband  0:31:08 (Pop‑up)
Bobby Wayne  TV Dream   Options Jerden  0:34:57 (Pop‑up)
The Saddle Tramps  Hot As I Am   Options Rambler  0:35:44 (Pop‑up)
Johnny Tyler  God's Gonna Turn Us To Dust   Options Rural Rhythm  0:40:42 (Pop‑up)
Gracie Dee  We Don't Close Til Dawn   Options Flame  0:48:03 (Pop‑up)
Maggie Owens  Peterbilt Mama   Options Lode  0:50:07 (Pop‑up)
Anita Allen  Zip Code   Options Colt  0:52:23 (Pop‑up)
Linda Lee  Branded A tramp   Options K-Ark  0:54:37 (Pop‑up)
Wanda Jackson  Jesus Put a Yodel In My Soul   Options Myrhh  0:57:37 (Pop‑up)
Walter Populist  Oh! Look A That Girl   Options Flame  1:04:31 (Pop‑up)
Lonesome Sundown  I'm A Samplin' Man   Options Excello  1:05:22 (Pop‑up)
Jimmy Dotson and The Blue Dots  Looking For My Baby   Options Zynn  1:07:00 (Pop‑up)
Mojo Watson  I'm the Only One   Options Ganlon  1:10:06 (Pop‑up)
Satch Arnold  On The Run   Options Louis  1:12:37 (Pop‑up)
Guitar Slim  Sufferin' Mind   Options Specialty  1:15:23 (Pop‑up)
Mickey "Guitar" Baker and His House Rockers  Rock With A Sock   Options Rainbow  1:18:29 (Pop‑up)
Clint West with the Boogie Kings  Night Train   Options Jin  1:26:10 (Pop‑up)
Del Shannon  Move It On Over   Options Amy  1:27:11 (Pop‑up)
Ray Garnett  The Fly   Options Operator's Special  1:30:04 (Pop‑up)
The Creepers  Jammin' Granny   Options Rene  1:33:52 (Pop‑up)
Jay Jay Imus and Freddie Ford  I'm A Hot Rodder   Options Challenge  1:36:55 (Pop‑up)
The Caps  Three Little Pigniks   Options White Star  1:38:16 (Pop‑up)
The Morticians  Little Latin Lupe Lu   Options Mortician  1:46:13 (Pop‑up)
The Seeburg Band  Nadine   Options Seeburg  1:47:15 (Pop‑up)
Bobby Price and The New Dynamics  Oh, I Like It Like That   Options Cuca  1:51:42 (Pop‑up)
Pete Roberts and the Rhythmaires  The Ho Ho Rock And Roll   Options Thunderbird  1:52:33 (Pop‑up)
Huggie Boy  What Is a Teenage Girl?   Options Caddy  1:55:38 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar 🌮 1:00pm Mister Dobalina:

(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ Momma ♥
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:01pm luka:

one ringy dingy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:01pm McGroovey:

Avatar 🌮 1:01pm RevX:

Welcome to the exciting world of lunkhead radio
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:02pm McGroovey:

  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:02pm Bruce S.:

welcome to hipsville
Avatar 🌮 1:03pm Hubig Pie:

Is that the same Julie who was the long suffering wife of Sonny Corleone ?
Avatar 🌮 1:04pm Mailman Tom:

Julie also appeared on Bewitched and I Dream of Jeannie
Avatar 1:04pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Put a candle in the window, Mother
  1:06pm The Butterman:

Hey y’all. This is the highlight of my week. This and finally getting covid. So, I’m just laying around the shanty here in isolation for the second day in a row. Some “no-brow” should help.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:07pm McGroovey:

It's cowboy outer space rock!
  1:07pm Brez:

Butterman: Finally! Hope you're feeling OK nonetheless and can enjoy the enforced laying-about.
Avatar 1:07pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Kaw Liga
Avatar 1:08pm David Shortell:

I'm looking at Pamela Rodgers' acting resume on IMDb. Anybody know where she's been for the past 49 years?
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:09pm Bruce S.:

Butterman, Hope you feel better soon
  1:09pm phat in lincoln:

@The Butterman get well soon!
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:10pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...gee I'd really like to watch the Batman episodes again
...for the plots you understand...
  1:10pm egould:

I’m drinking chardonnay straight from the bottle. No. Brow.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:10pm Bruce S.:

Is the Penguin going to write with that umbrella?
  1:13pm The Butterman:

Brez, Bruce, phat, thanks folks!
  1:13pm egould:

Pamela Rodgers va va voom!
Avatar 🌮 1:13pm Mister Dobalina:

Feel better, ButterHombre.
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:14pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Well - both Penguin actors Burgess & DeVito were ♏︎Scorpios - as far as a grumpy sewerbound character poking @ everything - fwiw...
  1:14pm P-90:

Note to self: don’t forget to include complimentary snacks in packages to Rex
Avatar 🌮 1:16pm Creature Boy:

Greetings from Lincoln Park, Chicago Illinois
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:16pm Bruce S.:

maybe some cheese and crackers
  1:16pm The Butterman:

Mr Dobolina, mr. Bob Dobolina, thanks!
  1:17pm egould:

Cured meats.
Avatar 1:17pm David Shortell:

Do you know if Colin Farrell was a ♏︎Scorpio too, Rev Rab?
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:20pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@DavidS: Apparently Colin is a ⦿SunSign ♊︎Gemini, coming right up :
Avatar 1:22pm HyperDose:

Red sauce is on the stove. A gabishhhh 🎷🍝🤌🏾‍
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:23pm Tome:

purveyer of fine meets ...
  1:24pm egould:

@HyperDose I’ll be over in an hour. I’ll swing by the store and pick up some more wine.

What goes in the red sauce?
  1:24pm SWK:

Ain’t no fink!
  1:24pm phat in lincoln:

Bikini machine...
  1:25pm phat in lincoln:

I could totally use the $3:00 tour of hipsville.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:26pm Tome:

I think after the "Twiggy" was when a size 0 became fashionable,,, Julie was stunning perfection I say !<>!
  1:26pm egould:

Hillbilly rock n roll right here. Nice!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:26pm Bruce S.:

the girl in the invisible Bikini
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:28pm Tome:

Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:28pm DjLorraine:

Julie Grrrregg and all...howdy
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:29pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...could watch her traverse those four yards indefinitely...
Avatar 1:29pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Wow this is frantic
Avatar 1:29pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Song of the Year candidate
Avatar 1:31pm HyperDose:

@egould Cento peeled tomatoes + can of water, sauteed onion, fresh garlic (soaked in lemon juice), shredded carrot (squeeze water out), dried oregano/parsley/garlic/onion powder/crushed red pep/salt/pepper, and a glug of Olivers & Co Il Fornacino.
Also found a jar of Calabrian chili hiding in the pantry!
  1:31pm SWK:

… somebody’s mama
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:32pm Tome:

growing up there was the quick maranara ( we called it Sketti sauce ) and the Sunday sauce which had everything you could guess you're gotten in the pork store ...
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:32pm Bruce S.:

Lets go to HyperDose's place for lunch
  1:32pm egould:

@HyperDose God bless you
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:32pm DjLorraine:

Egould “would ya like that in a glass?“
“it's already in a glass“
  1:33pm Sylvia's Mother:

Bruce S! Why are looking at the Penguin??
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:34pm rx scabin:

Good afternoon, Rex and Everyone. Music to clean the house by>
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:34pm DjLorraine:

In FL for covid they are currently using Bebtelovimab monoclonal antibodies
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:34pm medson:

I never have TV dreams
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:35pm Bruce S.:

@Sylvia's Mother Yeah that was kind of weird
  1:36pm Robm:

Hello fellow fools
  1:37pm morphe':

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:37pm neveract:

Saddle Tramps remind me of the Light Crust Doughboys
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:37pm Tome:

funny how ....
Avatar 1:39pm Melissa Jean:

jaunty end times
  1:40pm egould:

The Apocalypse doesn’t seem so bad, after all.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:40pm Bruce S.:

a cowinkydink
  1:41pm egould:

Many wolves!!!
  1:43pm Sylvia's Mother:

They could still have been a couple!
  1:44pm prof.fuzz:

Streaming from the van en route to Memphis. Great driving music.
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:46pm Bruce S.:

Mannix was always shooting people or getting shot at but he never got into legal problems
  1:47pm P-90:

That’s right! She was the fabulous Mrs. Sonny
Avatar 🌮 1:47pm Mailman Tom:

Who says WFMU isn't educational?
Avatar 🌮 1:47pm Hubig Pie:

Sonny hadda mess around with that Lucy Mancini cuz he was hung like a water buffalo and she was similarly endowed
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:49pm Bruce S.:

@Hubig Pie I see you also read the book
  1:49pm egould:

@prof.fuzz safe travels. Have fun in Memphis. I was there last week. I always meet some real nice people when I’m there.
  1:49pm SWK:

Call up your friends! Haha
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:50pm medson:

To make it in the music business she had to make it with the music business.
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:50pm Alex of Chicago:

lol and yikes
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:50pm Bruce S.:

underage, but she caught on fast
  1:50pm prof.fuzz:

Thanks @egould. We’re making noise at Lamplighter tonight.
Avatar 🌮 1:51pm Hubig Pie:

Bruce S. That chapter thankfully left outta the movie.
Avatar 🌮 1:51pm Kitschy Mama:

Maggie’s Back! ❤️
Avatar 🌮 1:51pm Mister Dobalina:

Rex, I’m still interested in talkin’ to you about a career in broadcasting.
Avatar 1:51pm David Shortell:

The actress who played Fredo Corleone's wife was also a moll in the 1966 Batman show.
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:51pm medson:

Starring Johnny Rodriguez
  1:53pm egould:

She’s a real double-clutcher.
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:53pm DjLorraine:

Rex, we here appreciate your deep undercover work to bring these gems to light
Avatar 1:54pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Ah ooo gah!
  1:54pm egould:

@prof.fuzz what’s your band?
Avatar 🌮 1:54pm Hubig Pie:

My zip code currently 453844.Gotta lay off the cream soups.
  1:57pm prof.fuzz:

The Prof.Fuzz 63
We’re working our way up toward NYC and Philly… Brooklyn on Wed, and Philly on Thurs and Friday.
Avatar 🌮 1:57pm RevX:

Avatar 1:58pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Yeah, that's a wow
  1:58pm egould:

@prof.fuzz well definitely safe travels. Play well. Have fun. Good luck to you and the rest of the band.
Avatar 🌮 1:59pm Hubig Pie:

Put me down for 'wow'
Avatar 🌮 1:59pm Kitschy Mama:

Nothing more kitsch than yodeling for jesus
Avatar 🌮 1:59pm RevX:

Wanda never sang that the times I've seen her
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 1:59pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...& still Wanda sells it.
  2:01pm Myrrhy the K:

I'm yer guy!
  2:01pm Dave Miss:

You get myrrh at the mermaid parade… Duh
Avatar 🌮 2:02pm Hubig Pie:

If you can't find any myrhh, you can substitute an equal amount of za'atar
  2:02pm jimmytallow:

Isn’t that a Matthew Sweet song, “Where Do You Get Myrrh”
  2:03pm egould:

Snuck in a momma.
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:04pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...actually (as every nerd knows), Frankinsense was the Doctor's name
- & 'Myrrh' was the sound the Monster made when dessert was especially good...
  2:04pm Johnny:

Myrrh is sold widely as a dentifrice/tooth and gum cleaner at health food outlets. It makes your mouth feel exceptionally clean I can say from personal experience
Avatar 🌮 2:05pm RevX:

I prefer to substitute Jaegermeister for myrrh...similar taste
  2:07pm egould:

I’ve got half a bottle of Jager in my freezer. I should look into that this afternoon.
Avatar 🌮 2:07pm Mailman Tom:

A Fool's Paradise favorite!
  2:07pm Dave Miss:

Bern KDOE Bern
  2:07pm egould:

These euphemisms!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:10pm Bruce S.:

Digging Mojo Watson
  2:10pm egould:

Sheesh. That Jager has been in my freezer since Thanksgiving 2020. I gotta do something with it. Maybe reduce it to a syrup and drizzle on ice cream? Or Jager shots?
  2:11pm Dave Miss:

The boys on the corner of Tulane and broad are in OPP… Orleans parish prison
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:14pm Little Danny:

hello rex hello erybody
  2:14pm egould:

Thanx Rex! Time for brunch
  2:14pm hollow:

So happy to have stumbled on this program!
Avatar 2:15pm HyperDose:

Good afternoon, Little Danny!
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:16pm Stillwell Coney Islander:

  2:17pm SWK:

This song sounds especially nice, comfort fire hiss
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:17pm Bruce S.:

@hollow you can spend many happy hours on the Fools Paradise Archives
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:18pm neveract:

Hi Little Danny!
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:22pm Pedro in Arlington:

Rex-Spazz 2024. Oops, 1956.
  2:24pm P-90:

Sometimes “the teens” just can’t control themselves
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:25pm hollow:

Definitely will do @Bruce S! I loved last weeks Blassie tribute!
Avatar 2:25pm Melissa Jean:

oh yea
  2:25pm Richard Whig:

guys named Guitar every week!!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:25pm Bruce S.:

This is the wildest Night Train I've heard
Avatar 🌮 2:26pm Hubig Pie:

OPP = Central Lockup.
Home of green bologna Wednesdays
  2:26pm Andres:

That train steam rolled through here!!!
  2:29pm Andres:

Unfamiliar with this side of Del Shannon. Wild!
Avatar 2:29pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Now this is my definition of fly!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:33pm Bruce S.:

Are your little peaches sweet? what kind of question is that
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:34pm solo mon:

another day in paradise!
  2:35pm P-90:

One day “Pinky” is going to be driving down the turnpike and her adult granddaughter, twiddling the car radio dial, will happen onto Rex playing that snippet of her teenage self with the Wolfman, and she’ll realize she’s become a star without knowing it…
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:36pm Bruce S.:

along with Dave Luvner
Avatar 2:38pm arb:

Hi pigniks!
  🌮 2:38pm Chad From Philly:

Would love to have seen Batmobile vs Little Red Wagon
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:40pm solo mon:

the big bad woofmu
Avatar 2:41pm David Shortell:

Did that Caps track come out before or after the Stan Freberg-sang "Three Little Bops" (1957, Friz Freleng)?
  2:41pm P-90:

Cute with the reverb there
  2:41pm (another) Patrick in Hoboken:

  2:47pm RevPhil:

That Caps record is from 1959.
  2:51pm Dave Miss:

I definitely, as well would’ve liked to seen the Batmobile versus the little red wagon in the best of three… Raceway Park!
Avatar 🌮 2:52pm Kitschy Mama:

HoHo R&R takes the cake!
  2:54pm P-90:

Now THATS no-brow
Avatar 🌮 2:54pm Mailman Tom:

Had me laughing!
  2:56pm Sylvia's Mother:

My goodness! this is so sexist!
  🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:57pm Bruce S.:

Rex, You've Done it Again, thanks for Another Great One!
  2:57pm RevPhil:

Dick "huggie boy" Hugg West Coast DJ.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm Little Danny:

Huggie Boy's Guide to Girls
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:57pm Stillwell Coney Islander:

LOL!! Thanks Rex!!
  2:57pm miniteeny:

Who is this doofus?!
  2:58pm nah:

mother drown her resentments with booze
Avatar 🌮 Swag For Life Member 2:58pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

~ TY Always DJ Rex ~
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