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Favoriting October 17, 2022: Singles Going Nowhere, Part 3!

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Artist Track Year Comments Approx. start time
The Lemon Drops  I Live In the Springtime   Favoriting 1967  withdrawn after mastering error left out bass and drums  0:00:00 (Pop-up)
The Lemon Drops  I Live In The Springtime   Favoriting 1967  fixed version  0:02:48 (Pop-up)
Tommy James  Draggin' The Line (without horns)   Favoriting 1970  originally a b side, withdrawn, then horns added  0:05:28 (Pop-up)
The Association  Enter the Young   Favoriting 1968  second version  0:08:11 (Pop-up)
The Doors  Five To One   Favoriting 1968  band lobbied for it to be the first single from waiting for the sun,  0:10:56 (Pop-up)
The Lemon Drops  It Happens Every Day   Favoriting 1967  release canceled when lead singer danny smola quit  0:15:14 (Pop-up)
 
Art Guy  Where You Gonna Go   Favoriting 1967  his was only a promo and then Valiant went out of business  0:26:10 (Pop-up)
The Brogues  But Now I Find   Favoriting 1965  canceled when challenge dropped the band,  0:28:19 (Pop-up)
The Four Fifths  She'll Hurt You In The End   Favoriting   canceled when the band signed to columbia, and they didnt want this song  0:30:31 (Pop-up)
The Lost Soles  Do You Remember   Favoriting   unreleased acetate from the chicago area  0:33:11 (Pop-up)
Neal Ford & The Fanatics  Good Men (Are Hard To Find)   Favoriting 1966  slated to be a single but their label hickory shelved it after the pop-oriented gonna be my girl met with modest success,  0:35:32 (Pop-up)
The Liberty Bell  I Can See   Favoriting 1967    0:38:21 (Pop-up)
 
The Gestures  I'm Not Mad   Favoriting 1965    0:48:17 (Pop-up)
The Heart Beats  Little Latin Lupe Lu   Favoriting 1968    0:50:39 (Pop-up)
Kama-Del-Sutra  She Taught Me Love   Favoriting 1967  release was canceled due to suggestive lyrics  0:52:53 (Pop-up)
The Nightriders  With Friends Like You, Who Needs Friends   Favoriting 1965  portland oregon, issued locally then pulled to be released under the name the composers on modern records out of l.a.. curious case.  0:55:02 (Pop-up)
The Thingies  I'm Going Ahead   Favoriting 1967  topeka kansas. manager who was financing the single got in trouble with the irs  0:57:09 (Pop-up)
The Underdogs  The Man In The Glass   Favoriting 1965  yanked after finding out the lyrics were taken from a poem from alcoholics anonymous pamphlet.  0:59:37 (Pop-up)
 
The Cryan Shames  If I Needed Someone   Favoriting 1966  canceled when they couldn't get permission from the publisher  1:09:55 (Pop-up)
R. Dean Taylor  My Lady Bug Stay Away From that Beatle   Favoriting 1964  scheduled for vip 25005 recorded feb 11 64, shelved due to flood of beatle novelty records  1:11:37 (Pop-up)
The Beatles  The Beatles Movie Medley   Favoriting 1982  parlophone refused to release it in england pressured to finally release it when it charted as an import from the us.  1:14:37 (Pop-up)
John Lennon and Yoko Ono  The Luck of the Irish   Favoriting 1972    1:18:25 (Pop-up)
Paul McCartney  From a Lover To a Friend   Favoriting 2001  withdrawn for Freedom  1:21:13 (Pop-up)
Terry Knight  Saint Paul   Favoriting 1969  the beatles had to sue their own label to get this withdrawn!  1:24:53 (Pop-up)
Brute Force  Nobody Knows   Favoriting 1969    1:29:11 (Pop-up)
 
Nat Kendrick & the Swans  (Do The) Mashed Potatoes Part 1   Favoriting 1959  wouldnt be a singlesgoing nowhere without jamesbrown entry!  1:41:38 (Pop-up)
Otis Redding  Shout Bamalama   Favoriting 1962    1:43:16 (Pop-up)
Otis Redding  Pain In My Heart   Favoriting 1963    1:45:31 (Pop-up)
The Ronettes  Recipe For Love   Favoriting 1962?  dimension records assigned it a catlogย # but never surfaced  1:47:41 (Pop-up)
Lamont Anthony  Popeye   Favoriting 1961    1:50:00 (Pop-up)
The Marvelettes  Your Cheating Ways   Favoriting 1965  second version  1:52:47 (Pop-up)
Tammi Terrell  What a Good Man He Is   Favoriting 1967  Motown withdrew it when tammi collapsed on stage in 1967.  1:55:31 (Pop-up)
The Majestics  The Further You Look, The Less You Will See   Favoriting 1964  release canceled when motown discovered another band with the same name. berry gordy later renamed them the monitors.  1:58:29 (Pop-up)
The Majestics  Hello Love   Favoriting 1964  the a-side of previous song. couldnt decide which to play so played both  2:00:46 (Pop-up)
The Supremes  It's All Been Said Before   Favoriting 1975  scheduled to be the first single released from their 1975 self titled album, It was given Motown catalog number 1350,  2:03:33 (Pop-up)
 
Madonna  Ain't No Big Deal (studio version)   Favoriting 1982  scrapped as the a AND b side to her first single!  2:19:27 (Pop-up)
Madonna  Into the Groove   Favoriting 1985  us 7-inch release scrapped  2:22:41 (Pop-up)
Culture Club  Black Money   Favoriting 1983/1987  was supposed to be a single released to promote the "This Time: The First Four Years" compilation in 1987  2:27:23 (Pop-up)
Elton John  Pinball Wizard   Favoriting 1975    2:33:06 (Pop-up)
Goldie  Goin' Back   Favoriting 1966    2:37:52 (Pop-up)
The Byrds  My Back Pages (alternate version)   Favoriting 1966  this is not the mono version that would have been the single but close enough. crosby objected of course.  2:40:09 (Pop-up)
 
The Beach Bums  The Ballad Of The Yellow Beret   Favoriting 1966    2:50:29 (Pop-up)
The Fortune Seekers  Why I Cry   Favoriting 1966    2:53:21 (Pop-up)
Arkay IV  Little Girl   Favoriting 1964    2:55:09 (Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

  11:59am
bradford:

hey now!
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Handy Haversack:

Going nowhere with Joe and all the Montebanks!
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prof.fuzz:

howdy!
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medson:

Hey Joe B and all
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

Greets!
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Creature Boy:

Is this REALLY a Lemondrops single ? Sounds great
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DonJuanTijuana:

Amped for some Singles going NOWHERE!! Rock it JoeB!!
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Miss G:

Ahoy hoy! I wish I had those wireless headphones so I could jump up and dance more easily. .
  12:02pm
TVP:

Oh yeah, can't wait for Singles Going Nowhere.
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Creature Boy:

Clean fuckin copy
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Phillippe:

howdy
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Creature Boy:

Whoa NEXT LEVEL
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Creature Boy:

Mind? Blown
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nycmusicnerd:

Greetings fellow nerds...
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Max Endless:

damn these lemon drops sound good
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Joe B:

greetings all! welcome to singles going nowhere, Year 3!
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tim from washington:

Hi Joe and everyone!
  12:05pm
roc:

Baby back baby back baby back ribs
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Creature Boy:

Wait what's th concept behind Singles Going Nowhere? Didn't quite catch it
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Joe B:

canceled or withdrawn singles. Record company meddling, lawsuits, artist tantrums and other assorted controversies have left a trail of "what ifs" throughout rock & roll history. We'll hear the best (or is it worst?) of them. Guaranteed no repeats from the first two installments!
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tim from washington:

The soundtrack of my life: going nowhere 3 years in a row.
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Miss G:

Links for Singles Going Nowhere Part 1
www.wfmu.org...
Part 2
www.wfmu.org...
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Creature Boy:

Ahh....must HAVE the non horn version
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Brooklyn Clay:

Tommy James for the RnR HOF, right after they erect the Chubby Checker statue out front
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chris_in_space:

So stoked for this special show.
  12:08pm
JetBoy now of Astoria:

Great idea for a show - Iโ€™m sure the tough part is getting the records
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neveract:

Mornin" Joe and all..
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Joe B:

thanks miss G!
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Creature Boy:

There's also that later stereo version of I Live in the Springtime
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Candy-O'67:

Hey Joe and all!
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pgalub:

Hey there Joe and everyone!
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prof.fuzz:

hey candy!
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@Joe B dumb question -- if these were unreleased, how did you get them?
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tim from washington:

Hey Candy!
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Will thee Sound Guy:

Hi Joe B and all!!!
Happy singles going steady week!
Hellraiser!!! ๐Ÿ”ฅ
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Candy-O'67:

Hey prof.fuzz, Tim!

Prof.fuzz, what time are you playing at Nomad on Friday?
  12:12pm
Kick out the Jams Joe:

Whatโ€™s up Joe B & gang! ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ‘‹
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Greg from ZONE 5:

Yooooooo Joe!
First time hearing this Doors tuneโ€”I only the know they Jay-Z version LOL
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Joe B:

many were released eventually or already on other sources
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Candy-O'67:

Hey Joey!
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tim from washington:

For once Iโ€™m siding with the record company.
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Analog Nights:

Is the new Tom Waits song?
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prof.fuzz:

@candy: we're supposed to play around 10.
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Greg from ZONE 5:

*know the
I suck at typing.
  12:14pm
Kick out the Jams Joe:

Hey there Candy!
  12:14pm
Kick out the Jams Joe:

Killer Doors tune
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Joe B:

ha yes tim!
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Candy-O'67:

Perfect, prof.fuzz!
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prof.fuzz:

@candy: i'll be the old guy with some red guitars and a red telephone.
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@Joe B thank you! So you didn't do anything involving chalk circles on the floor, sacrificing of small animals, etc. to get them...
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Candy-O'67:

Haha, awesome!!
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Candy-O'67:

Lovin' this Lemon Drops!!
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Joe B:

well many times they dont exist as 45s.
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Hoboken Jack:

Hey Joe, Candy-O, Greg, Will, Medson Man, Handy, single Bagpipe, return of Peeeeete, all!!
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Creature Boy:

Strange comments deleted there
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pgalub:

JAAAAAACK! Good to 'see' you!
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Greg from ZONE 5:

Jack attack!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Hullo ! Yeah we coulda grown up with 'Springtime'. So now it's a Nugget.
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prof.fuzz:

heading off to campus. wurk and lurk mode activated!
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Candy-O'67:

See you Friday, prof.fuzz!
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tim from washington:

Pursue those scholarly endeavors, prof! Be sure to teach the kids about frat rock!
  12:27pm
Slaboch:

This sounds great!!!!
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StringOFperils:

It has a good gothic fuzz and flute thing. Cemetery emo
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Candy-O'67:

Hey Hoboken, Rev Rabbit, medson!
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Frank In Queens:

Hey there Joe!
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Candy-O'67:

Good description, String! Hey there!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Afternoon Candy-O'67
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Candy-O'67:

Hey Frank!
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Gaylord Fields:

At least Art Guy had the ability to fall back on his painting and sculpture career once his single was withdrawn.
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StringOFperils:

Hello, Candy-O, good to see you!
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Candy-O'67:

Went to star Brogues and Art - already had before!๐Ÿ˜„
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Candy-O'67:

You, too, String!
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Frank In Queens:

Hi Candy!
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Candy-O'67:

Hey Gaylord! Haha!!
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StringOFperils:

Maybe the whole 'career' was some king of Art Guy performance piece.
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Gaylord Fields:

Hi, Candy and friends! Gonna go back into lurk mode, but I had to get that one out.

Hahaha, SOp!
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Will thee Sound Guy:

Hi Hoboken Jack!
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Handy Haversack:

Jack!
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Frank In Queens:

Love this one.
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Candy-O'67:

Liberty Bell - yeah!!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Almost thot 'She'll Hurt You' was a young JohnCale ! :D. ...but for sure he was studying Academic music when Lou was on TinPanAlley...
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Handy Haversack:

Yo, Frank! How goes?
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Candy-O'67:

Hey Will!
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Frank In Queens:

Hey Handy! Doin' fine. Yourself?
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Candy-O'67:

Love the new pic of you and Charlotte, Will!๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ
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Will thee Sound Guy:

Thank you Candy-O!
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Handy Haversack:

Oh, getting by, Frank. Preparing for a lot of yelling and writhing and wrestling with pirate streams this evening.
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Frank In Queens:

I've been there Handy...
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Boy this Biz of Musics. When being Signed is a negative not a positive. I knew there was a reason I never tried to apply Creativity to the RealWorld...
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iiibeat:

Listen live from the ark-hive . .
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Carmichael:

Heya Joe and 7 inchers ...
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Famous example Strawberry Fields / Penny Lane sides splitting UK Chart position - breaking Beatles' streak of #1s ...to 'Please Release Me' by EnglebertHumperdinck. Cause yerknow Englenbert really brought groundbreaking mastery for the ages there...
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Handy Haversack:

That Heart Beats tune was great.

Morning, Carmichael.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...or was that debunked ?
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patrick321:

Hey Joe and all

gee whiz, the vicissitudes of the music biz...
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nycmusicnerd:

This sounds like something the Hi-Risers would do.
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Gaylord Fields:

@Revolution Rabbit Nov63: The Beatles and Engelbert should have collaborated: "Please release me, oh yeah, like I release you."
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KevinfromBayRidge:

Hello everybody, nowhere and everywhere!
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Frank Zaatar:

The Thingies. Band Name of the Week.
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Candy-O'67:

Hey Patrick, Handy, Kevin!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...or for today here ...Please Don't Release Me...
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...You Can't Release That ...nevermind...
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patrick321:

Hey Candy-O
  1:03pm
Marie:

Hey, really enjoying the show. So funny that the record company dropped them because of use of AA lit.
  1:05pm
b0b0b0b Plasticland:

Joe B ..was that Brogues band you played earlier ..the Milwaukee Brogues??
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Miss G:

Oh! Such a sad story with The Heart Beats! That was a great single.
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Carmichael:

Leave it to Mom to screw it all up.
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James in ATL:

These are all so interesting - Thanks, Joe!
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Handy Haversack:

Hi, Candy-O!
  1:09pm
b0b0b0b plasticland:

Gestures. from Minn.? run run baby ??
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Son Of Pantz:

I dig this version.
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prof.fuzz:

@tim: just got to the office and am frantically changing my lecture notes from "the qin empire" to "frat rock."
  1:11pm
Miss Georgia Peach:

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
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Candy-O'67:

Hey bobobob!
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prof.fuzz:

hey miss GP!
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Handy Haversack:

Messengering over some gently used muscle Ts, prof.fuzz!
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steveo:

YES the movie medley -- haven't thought about this in ages
  1:16pm
b0b0b0b:

Hey Candy wasssup..startin to get a lil chilli temp wise here in Georgia..lookin forward to my trip to Austin/Round rock/Georgetown...next month
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Frank In Queens:

This was around the time of "Reel Music" right?
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Sounds like heavy on the Lennon ? - market wanting something after his murder Dec.'80 I fear. Label then maybe still fearing exploitation.
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Carmichael:

Every song in the same key?
  1:17pm
b0b0b0b:

No wonder Indiana Wanted R. Dean.
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Joe B:

@frank - yes to promote reel music
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Candy-O'67:

Bobobob, it is here, too. We had rain last night and today and we're only in the 60's today. It's starting to warm back up in a couple days, high 80's again, but chilly at night. We'll have to hang out when you visit!
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tim from washington:

@prof - the historical geo-political reverberations of a ubiquitous Louie Louie cover obviously had a major impact in China.
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Frank In Queens:

@Joe, one of the first records that was bought for me rather than just inherited.
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Hughie Considine:

This is John and Yoko's "Mull of Kintyre"
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Handy Haversack:

It's not exactly "Young Ned of the Hill" or "The Birmingham Six," but I can see how it might have ruffled some English feathers.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Still like 'Sometime in NYC' better than most of the known universe. Or @ least see its merits. Some of the ways Lennon was Punk I think actually under-recognized.
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Hopey Sockmonkey:

@ Hughie Considine Or "Give Ireland Back to the Irish".
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Carmichael:

A Japanese person singing Irish rebel songs to the uptight British. Radio gold ...
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Their 'Give Ireland Back to the Irish'...
  1:21pm
PJ:

Iโ€™m half Irish, but this Lennon song is just embarrassing
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

But seeing Hughie's point.
Lennon more relevant, Macca more musical. Imagine if they'd ever collaborated...
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Woo:

coulda done w/o Freedom
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Hughie Considine:

Imagine, @RR. Also, the two songs share a sort of nautical rolling cadence ...
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Krys O.:

Hello!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Britannia Waves the Rules.
  1:24pm
wind:

I love this twist Joe๐Ÿ˜ŽSingles going nowhere is So creative!
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LesleyK:

Hi Joe!
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Candy-O'67:

Hey Lesley, Woo!
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Woo:

A Paul Is Dead song by Terry
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Joe B:

@woo - the song that started it all!
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Woo:

Hey Candy-O!
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LesleyK:

Hey Candy and Woo!
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Handy Haversack:

Snarky!

Hey hey, LesleyK!
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tadpoles:

Gotta say Terry...this is bad, bad, bad!
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StringOFperils:

Litigious Dead Walrus. I can see (hear) why...
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LesleyK:

Hey Handy!
  1:28pm
JetBoy now of Astoria:

Hi all - another great show idea, thanks Joe.
  1:28pm
Miss G:

I feel insane from this "Saint Paul" *L*
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Realizing there's a leetle subgenre of singers who sounded like / aimed for RegPresley...
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StringOFperils:

This one's just a tiny bit too early to have benefited from glam
  1:30pm
b0b0b0b:

never mind ...the one from milwaukee is barogues
  1:31pm
Christopher Parfitt:

Itโ€™s crazy that Capitol gave shameless Terry such a cushy budget to record โ€œSaint Paulโ€ but I guess Grand Funk were already exploding in popularity. Still.
  1:33pm
Christopher Parfitt:

Oh yeah. Bruteโ€™s own version of Nobody Knowa Whatโ€™s Goin On in My Mind But me is absolutely demonic. About a million times better than King of Fuh IMO
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Uleeshuh TN:

well that explains why St Paul was not Shazaming
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Woo:

another fav Paul Is Dead clue: Death Cab for Cutie by the Bonzo Dog Band (performed in Magical Mystery Tour) is supposedly about the ambulance/hearse used to take away the cute Beatle.
  1:41pm
Dennis Diken:

Go, Joe, digginโ€™ the show! Hey, gang! Canโ€™t hang out too much today but Iโ€™ll be listening, for sure.
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Handy Haversack:

Single tear on Ringo's cheek for that one, Woo!
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Jeezuseffinchrist:

these lyrics remind me of a certain Brak song
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Joe B:

never heard that one woo!
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tadpoles:

Sorry #Woo...no..."Death Cab For Cutie" was on The Bonzo's first LP "Gorilla"which came out in 1967. Performed later on MM Tour.
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Handy Haversack:

Joe, you could crank up the degree of difficulty next year by doing a McGasko-esque Chain of Singles Going Nowhere.
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Joe B:

hey dennis!
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Handy Haversack:

(Though it would be hard to find a song title that starts with "Bamalama." But that's why you're the Champ!)
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Joe B:

ha, maybe next year
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medson:

Love this one.
  1:47pm
Kat in Chicago:

Gonna have to re-listen to this one, work is too worky and Iโ€™m missing all the commentary ๐Ÿ˜•
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timinoak:

Love this
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Uleeshuh TN:

rip off of Ruler Of My Heart
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Joe B:

yes they got sued
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Gaylord Fields:

@Handy: www.youtube.com...
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Tim from LH:

I am digging this concept and loving the show!
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Joe B:

thanks tim!
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Joe B:

hey gaylord!
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Handy Haversack:

Excellent, Gaylord! Do we know if the single was ever canceled or withdrawn or cursed or abandoned at the altar or anything?
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Gaylord Fields:

Hiya, Joe! This show is catnip for the likes of me! Thanks!
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Woo:

Yes @tadpoles, but the fact that it was used in MMT was a death clue. It was also suggested that Viv Stanshall replaced Paul.
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Son Of Pantz:

I never thought I'd hear a song from the POV of Bluto.
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Hughie Considine:

Bluto went ape-shit when he heard this.
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Gaylord Fields:

@Handy: LR abandoned the ministry to make secular music again with that song, so that'll have to do.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I mean Stanshall & McCartney - practically identical. (??)
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Gaylord Fields:

One might as well suggest that Viv Vance replaced Paul for all the lack of similarity between Stanshall and McCartney!
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(another) Patrick in Hoboken:

Going to need an explanation for that brief English announcer!
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Handy Haversack:

Gaylord, during the 2021 Marathon, I won a biography of Little Richard on Michael Shelley's show, and I finally read it this past spring. Really fascinating, the many pushes and pulls in his life. I was hooked from the get-go. Another gift from WFMU!
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Gaylord Fields:

@Patrick: That was Joe's original voice, later withdrawn for the Jersey City version.
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Slaboch:

This is such a fantastic show Joe!
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Joe B:

ha ha - played it off youtube
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Joe B:

@slaboch - thanks Michael!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I Love Lucy ...in the Sky with Diamonds...
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BillD:

This show is a great idea for a premium next year, hint hint.
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Alvy Singer:

Hi Joe B--The factoids about each release as well as the machinations behind some of these releases is really cool. Good stuff sir.
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tim from washington:

If itโ€™s all been said before, I guess thereโ€™s not much reason to release it.
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chris_in_space:

What a treat this show is. You spoil us, @Joe.
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Miss G:

Am pulled away, thanks so much Joe, will check in archives!
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efd:

no Singles Gong Seventies this week, I'm afraid! I feel okay now but I'm still testing positive, so I've got to get a fill-in for this week. :(
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Strandlund:

Sending pixie your way. efd!!
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Joe B:

ugh sorry efd!
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Hopey Sockmonkey:

efd, oh no! I was looking forward to your show, but safety first. Hope you feel better!
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prof.fuzz:

test well soon, efd!
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efd:

@Joe B I appreciate the plug! I'll end up doing it sometime in November, I guess. It's too much fun for me to just skip it!
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MG:

Love that you're playing this, Joe. Early Madonna is always fun
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Handy Haversack:

Argh, sorry to hear it, efd -- but very glad you're feeling better! We miss you!

The 100' Ethernet cable isn't coming out of retirement for one more shot at the title?
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prof.fuzz:

@handy: i heard the ethernet cable got covered in greece...
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efd:

@Handy Maybe if it wasn't Singles Going Steady week I'd try to rustle up a board op so I could do the show remotely, but with only one turntable at Studio EFD it's better to just skip it this week.
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(another) Patrick in Hoboken:

wow this Madonna is a great find
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Carmichael:

Sounds like Michael Jackson
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Handy Haversack:

I feel you, efd. Will be glad to hear it whenever it airs!
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

OK this Madonna takes me right back to high school....
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listener monica:

The title "Ain't No Big Deal" speaks for itself.
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timinoak:

Madonna forever.
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Joe M:

All clothes are now off
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Joe B:

good point monica!
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ryansterlingvirtue:

My fav Madonna
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joe mulligan:

my clothes are still on, but love the scrapped madonna single!
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Hughie Considine:

total banger
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Joe B:

an all time blunder not putting out this 7"
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wind:

โ™ฅ๏ธโ™ฅ๏ธโ™ฅ๏ธ
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Ciggy:

Salute ๐Ÿธ to the man - Joe Belock
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Miss Georgia Peach:

Hey All!! ๐Ÿ’‹ Cool Madonna find Joe โค๏ธ๐Ÿ‘‚
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Handy Haversack:

Seriously, Joe. That Madonna might have been a star!
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Gaylord Fields:

How was "Into the Groove" โ€”ย the singliest single Madonna ever singled โ€”ย never released as one?!
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Joe B:

was released in every country but the US. sire execs didn't want it competing with "Angel"
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Roberto:

To think how big she might have been if they had only released that single.
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Joe B:

it was on the b side of the Angel 12-inch but not eligible for the Hot 100
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Son Of Pantz:

I'd settle for money of any color, right now.
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Joe B:

it was madonna's first No. 1 in the UK
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goes211:

Itโ€™s not called free form for nothing.
Sounds great, Joe!
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Hughie Considine:

Angel? Sometimes I forget how big Punky Meadows was.
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Kat in Chicago:

Bummer efd ๐Ÿ˜ข I hope you are feeling better!
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JetBoy now of Astoria:

I understand this song was originally going to be about shuffle puck
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(another) Patrick in Hoboken:

I remember hearing the Elton John version on some compilation in the 1980s
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

OOOH Love this Elton.
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prof.fuzz:

@jetboy: Wow. I'd always heard that it was originally about cornhole. "that deaf dumb and blind kid sure plays mean cornhole!"
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best euphemism for compulsive masturbation ever
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Joe B:

ha yes prof!
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Tim from LH:

This surprises me, thought it only existed as a single and on the Tommy soundtrack .
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JetBoy now of Astoria:

@prof fuzz: itโ€™s all lost to time now
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Great version.
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Carmichael:

I have this version somewhere at home. Mrs. Carmichael is an uber Elton fan.
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Joe M:

Will these series of programs be available for order on open reel tape?
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Elton great also in the movie - one even those of us who like it perhaps kinda go back & forth on...
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Carmichael:

Conversely, I also have the Who's version of Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting.
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Woo:

I'd watch the Tommy movie just to see Ann-Margrock
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Brian in UK:

Goldie & the Gingerbreads?
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Woo naturally.
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Joe B:

same goldie, minus the gingerbreads
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Brian in UK:

Crosby's song. i think not.
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Hughie Considine:

Crosby objected while Stills chilled...
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Joe B:

yeah, crosby was the one objecting to releasing it
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Dylan protesting being a protest singer.
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Brian in UK:

Was that Gary Usher producing? You could always argue that they recorded too many Dylan songs. It did Bob no harm to hear his songs electrified. He got a whole new lease of touring life which continues to this day.
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Ryansterlingvirtue:

i had the into the groove 12"
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Joe M:

Ahh ye olde phonolog
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Paulie B:

If MCA was worried about EJ's Pinball Wizard promoting Polydor's album sales, wouldn't it make MORE sense to make a single version commerically available?

Good to know record companies have always been self-destructively short sighted.
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Candy-O'67:

Haha, How!
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Gaylord Fields:

Cancel Culture (Club)
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Candy-O'67:

*Joe! Funny typo!!
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bigplanetnoise:

Great show, JB!!
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Handy Haversack:

Whoa.
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Woo:

Wow
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B R M:

F this record

(great show, Joe!)
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Jason from Houston:

Dang.
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KevinfromBayRidge:

Any lyrics about heelspurs?
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JetBoy now of Astoria:

Good old pro war song.
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nycmusicnerd:

Geez Louise.
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Kotzwinkled:

Stupid Yellow Berets, wanting to...stay alive.
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Paulie B:

Yikes. I didn't think The Ballad Of The Green Beret could get worse.
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prof.fuzz:

@kevin: BAM!
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Hughie Considine:

oh, well, he got his!
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joe mulligan:

this song is epic on a meta level. for the record I have been and always will be anti war
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Brian in UK:

Barry Sadler never got much traction over here.
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The Oscar:

Between this and the Scott Walker Joe M played, it's quite a day for jaw-dropping "Almost Famous" tracks!
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JetBoy now of Astoria:

They should take this beauty on the road to Russia
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prof.fuzz:

@kevin: the judges would have also accepted "pooped and pissed himself"...
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Kotzwinkled:

Is this song about Ted Nugent?
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Handy Haversack:

Did not see the freak-out breakdown fade-out coming.
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joe mulligan:

the common misconception is that surfers and beach bums are easy going. quite the opposite is true, and it showed during the pandemic
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Brian in UK:

Think Phil Ochs covered topic this on Draft Dodger Rag!
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bigplanetnoise:

Top top top tune!!
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listener 126464:

Thanks Joe, great show today.
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joe mulligan:

"Are You Kidding Me Records" and sung by "D. Dodger"
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nycmusicnerd:

Thanks Joe!
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Handy Haversack:

Many thanks, Joe! They might have gone nowhere, but the show really went places! Great stuff.

Later on, Montebanks!
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Ed:

Wow. Not a mention about the lower classes who provided the majority of meat for the Vietnam grinder.
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B R M:

This is one my favorite shows of the year, and once again, @Joe B doesn't miss! Thanks Joe!
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joe mulligan:

good point Ed
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prof.fuzz:

thanks joeB!
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Listener Jumpy in Brooklyn:

Madonna, newly signed to W.B., came and played the bar at Queens College. Can't recall if she did these.
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Annette:

Thanks Joe!
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Woo:

Thanks Joe! The walrus was Paul!
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Frank In Queens:

Great show Joe! Love this annual tradition.
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JetBoy now of Astoria:

Great show Joe!
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Candy-O'67:

Thx, Joe! Very cool show today! I appreciate all the work you did on this show!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

~ TY Always DJ JoeB ~
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