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Twenty years of dusty fingers, frayed cuticles, & upper respiratory infections β€” from record digging and DJing around the globe β€” coalesces into a 2-hour journey through Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Funk, Jazz, Blues, Latin, Rock & Roll, and all points in between. Your speakers will be head-nodding, toe-tapping & even two-stepping to this vintage 45rpm party in no time. Hear favorite songs you didn't know were your favorites, aural treats & record-world problems from the vinyl side of life.

Tuesday 10pm - Midnight (EDT) | On WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio
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Favoriting April 2, 2024: Mostly Rock Show

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Artist Track Album Label Format Approx. start time
Eddie Harris  Wait Please   Favoriting   Atlantic  7"  0:00:00 (MP3 | Pop-up)
Swanee Quintet  Almighty God   Favoriting   Creed  7"  0:04:27 (MP3 | Pop-up)
Rufus Thomas  Can Your Monkey Do The Dog   Favoriting   Stax  7"  0:07:08 (MP3 | Pop-up)
Ivory Joe Hunter  Straighten Up Baby   Favoriting   Sound Stage 7  7"  0:09:28 (MP3 | Pop-up)
Charlie Rich  Dance Of Love   Favoriting   Smash  7"  0:11:34 (MP3 | Pop-up)
Five Americans  No Communication   Favoriting   Abnak  7"  0:14:57 (MP3 | Pop-up)
Tommy Adderley  Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On   Favoriting   Mar-Mar  7"  0:17:10 (MP3 | Pop-up)
Adderley Walker Movement  Hooray For The Salvation Army Band   Favoriting   Pink  7"  0:19:44 (MP3 | Pop-up)
A-440  Torture   Favoriting   Sona  7"  0:22:36 (MP3 | Pop-up)
Hasil Adkins  Chicken Shake   Favoriting   Norton  7"  0:24:39 (MP3 | Pop-up)
Richie Allen  Room 304   Favoriting   Imperial  7"  0:29:47 (MP3 | Pop-up)
Tommy Allsup  Pork Chops   Favoriting   Pilish  7"  0:32:07 (MP3 | Pop-up)
Amboy Dukes  Journey To the Center of the Mind   Favoriting   Mainstream  7"  0:34:52 (MP3 | Pop-up)
Amen Corner  Nema   Favoriting   Deram  7"  0:37:58 (MP3 | Pop-up)
American Teens  Shake Shake Baby   Favoriting   Swan  7"  0:41:38 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Animals  Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood   Favoriting   Columbia  7"  0:46:36 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Animals  Don't Bring Me Down   Favoriting   Decca  7"  0:49:00 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Animals  Boom Boom   Favoriting   MGM  7"  0:52:11 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Animals  See See Rider   Favoriting   Decca  7"  0:55:13 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Animals  Inside Looking Out   Favoriting   MGM  7"  0:57:51 (MP3 | Pop-up)
Paul Anthony  Bop Bop Bop   Favoriting   Roulette  7"  1:03:31 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Antiques  Oh So Many Ways   Favoriting   Hi  7"  1:06:06 (MP3 | Pop-up)
Apollo Deluxe  Good Lord Jack Lord   Favoriting   Beaver Royale  7"  1:08:20 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Arrows  Moon Dawg '65   Favoriting   Capitol  7"  1:11:07 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Arrows  Apache '65   Favoriting   Tower  7"  1:12:56 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Astronauts  Surf Party   Favoriting   RCA  7"  1:16:54 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Astronauts  Baja   Favoriting   RCA Victor  7"  1:19:04 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Astronauts  Firewater   Favoriting   20th Century Fox  7"  1:21:25 (MP3 | Pop-up)
Chet Atkins  Slinkey   Favoriting   RCA Victor  7"  1:23:45 (MP3 | Pop-up)
Chet Atkins  Boo Boo Stick Beat   Favoriting   RCA Victor  7"  1:25:48 (MP3 | Pop-up)
Dave Atkins & His Off Beats  Shake-Kum-Down   Favoriting   Back Beat  7"  1:29:14 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Atlantics  Bombora   Favoriting Bombora  CBS  LP  1:31:54 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Atlantics  Adventures In Paradise   Favoriting Bombora  CBS  LP  1:39:52 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Atlantics  The Gremlin King   Favoriting Bombora  CBS  LP  1:40:21 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Atlantics  Dark Eyes   Favoriting Bombora  CBS  LP  1:40:59 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Band  Up On Cripple Creek   Favoriting   Capitol  7"  1:44:47 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Barbarians  What The New Breed Say   Favoriting   Laurie  7"  1:48:22 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Barbarians  Are You A Boy Or Are You A Girl   Favoriting   Laurie  7"  1:50:30 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Barnstormers  Bug Stompin' (Stomp That Roach)   Favoriting   Capitol  7"  1:52:46 (MP3 | Pop-up)
The Bards  The Jabberwocky   Favoriting   Capitol  7"  1:54:50 (MP3 | Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

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neveract:

Hey Kris!
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Matt from New Orleans:

Evening Kris & everyone
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Candy-O'67:

Here we gooooooo! Hey everybody!
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neveract:

Hi Matt & Candy!
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Wendy del Formaggio:

Oh hi, Kris and friends!
Avatar 🥁 10:03pm
Kris Holmes:

Hi everyone
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 10:03pm
Candy-O'67:

↳ neveract @10:01
Hey neveract!
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neveract:

↳ Wendy del Formaggio @10:03
Hi Wendy!
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Wendy del Formaggio:

↳ neveract @10:05
Hola, neveract!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08pm
Alex from Media:

Hello neveract, Matt, CandyO, Wendy, Kris (even though most of you were just in the last chat).
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Wendy del Formaggio:

↳ Alex from Media @10:08
Alex! it's been AGES!
:-D
Avatar 🥁 10:09pm
neveract:

↳ Alex from Media @10:08
Hi again Alex!
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Wendy del Formaggio:

↳ Alex from Media @10:08
Alex, did you recently start listening to WFMU? I mean, like in the last few months?
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 10:11pm
DJ Peter:

Let's bring "Rufus" back, there aren't enough Rufus's out there. I've never met a Rufus in person.
Avatar 🥁 10:13pm
WLSClark:

Hi Kris, Candy, Matt, neveract, Wendy, Alex and Peter! Great to see the crowd!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:13pm
Alex from Media:

↳ Wendy del Formaggio @10:10
Yes. I jumped in just before the marathon. I slavishly followed Mike Lupica over from his former digs. Been rifling through the Give the Drummer shows since. Its a fucking awesome place. Like college radio, but with GOOD music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:13pm
Wendy del Formaggio:

↳ DJ Peter @10:11
I completely agree and support this idea. I, too, have never met a Rufus, but I'd like to. Why are no parents naming their babies "Rufus" anymore? It's a NICE name!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 10:14pm
Candy-O'67:

Hey Matt, Wendy, Alex, Clark, DJPeter!
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WLSClark:

Welcome, Alex!
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Candy-O'67:

↳ Song: "Dance Of Love" by "Charlie Rich"
πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯β™₯️
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:15pm
Alex from Media:

↳ WLSClark @10:14
Hi WSLClark. Would have responded faster but I'm a boomer and have to look at the keyboard.
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Wendy del Formaggio:

↳ Alex from Media @10:13
Yay! I love when new people show up and hop in so enthusiastically. And who could blame you for following Mike? His show is a gem, and so is he.
I'm so happy you're loving it here! You're a fun presence on the comments-pages.
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neveract:

↳ WLSClark @10:13
Hi WLS!
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Wendy del Formaggio:

↳ WLSClark @10:13
Hello there, WLSClark!
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Alex from Media:

↳ Wendy del Formaggio @10:15
Aw shucks, I'm speechless!
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Wendy del Formaggio:

↳ Candy-O'67 @10:14
Yay Candy-O!
Avatar 🥁 10:16pm
WLSClark:

↳ Song: "No Communication" by "Five Americans"
I love this one. 5 Am's hung up on communicating in 67/8.
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Wendy del Formaggio:

↳ Alex from Media @10:16
:-)
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tim:

You Kris!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 10:19pm
tim:

Hey good buddiesCandy-O!, Wendy, WLS, Alex, neveract, DJPeter, and Matt!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19pm
Matt from New Orleans:

↳ Song: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On" by "Tommy Adderley"
Supporting sort of Kiwis I hear Kris
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19pm
Wendy del Formaggio:

↳ tim @10:19
Hola, tim!
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neveract:

↳ tim @10:19
Hey tim!
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WLSClark:

Alex, if so inclined when searching the FMU archives, Candy and tim have a couple of Drop In shows and I have 3 (if you like 60s radio, mine might be fun).
Many others have those shows that chat as well:
wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:21pm
Alex from Media:

Hi tim!
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WLSClark:

↳ Song: "Hooray For The Salvation Army Band" by "Adderley ...
Who knew Bill Cosby song done by someone else?
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 10:21pm
Candy-O'67:

↳ tim @10:19
Howdy Tim!
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Candy-O'67:

↳ WLSClark @10:21
Thx for the plug, Clark!πŸ˜‰
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WLSClark:

↳ Candy-O'67 @10:22
Its a family station!
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Alex from Media:

↳ WLSClark @10:21
Thanks for the info. will check it out. I kind of suspected I'm the only non DJ in the chat. I love music but dang you people have PhDs in recording artists. Amazed all the time.
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WLSClark:

↳ Alex from Media @10:23
Do you have fave artists?
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tim:

↳ Alex from Media @10:23
Alex - no credentials needed. I bet you got some serious knowledge.
Avatar 🥁 10:27pm
WLSClark:

↳ Song: "Chicken Shake" by "Hasil Adkins"
Lets record a song thru a phone.
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tim:

Kris - Thanks for the Cannonball Adderly and Mose last week!
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Wendy del Formaggio:

↳ tim @10:25
What tim said! Also, Alex, you ask really good questions... which gives some of us the opportunity to answer them. Which means we get to talk about music. Everybody wins!
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Alex from Media:

↳ WLSClark @10:24
I used to. But now with streaming and the ever expanding exposure to new music I sort of grab tunes from everywhere. Got days and days of music I love to listen to. Dropped some youtubes of some in my profile.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28pm
Wendy del Formaggio:

↳ Song: "Chicken Shake" by "Hasil Adkins"
I love Hasil Adkins. What a glorious weirdo! THE HAZZ!
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tim:

↳ WLSClark @10:27
That’s probably pretty close to how it was recorded!
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Alex from Media:

↳ tim @10:25
Wait. Is a drop in an opportunity for me to do some programming with one of you?
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neveract:

↳ tim @10:27
Yes Kris.. I, too, thank you for playing Cannonball and Mose.. thanks for reminding me tim!
Avatar 🥁 10:35pm
neveract:

.. the most beautiful, ugly sound in the world!
Avatar 🥁 10:37pm
WLSClark:

Kris playing Ted and Bill Cosby songs! FUNNY choices? haha
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Kris Holmes:

CANCELLING MYSELF
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WLSClark:

↳ Alex from Media @10:32
It can be. You need to talk with matt Clarke probably, but he's in England presently I believe.
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WLSClark:

↳ Kris Holmes @10:37
OH c'mon! Just joking.
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WLSClark:

↳ Song: "Nema" by "Amen Corner"
DERAM every week!
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tim:

↳ Alex from Media @10:32
Pretty much. You’ll be paired with a FMU mentor who will help with the technical aspects of putting a show together. The music and mic breaks is all you though. Send me an email through my profile and I can fill you in and pass on some contacts.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 10:43pm
tim:

Nugent spoke at my high school. It was at some silly get high on life events. He shot his bow, regaled everyone with his Motor City Motor Mouth, and played a few songs.
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Alex from Media:

↳ tim @10:40
Will do. You realize this makes you a groomer now.
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Wendy del Formaggio:

↳ Alex from Media @10:43
ONE OF US. ONE OF US.
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tim:

↳ Alex from Media @10:43
Groomer? Well I do take pride in my personal appearance now that you mention it.
Avatar 🥁 10:48pm
WLSClark:

↳ Song: "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" by "The Animals"
Cool tune. I may be on outside here, but I also love Santa Esmeralda's version.
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Wendy del Formaggio:

↳ tim @10:46
Hygiene is important!
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Kris Holmes:

↳ tim @10:46
Ok Groomer
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Wendy del Formaggio:

↳ Song: "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" by "The Animals"
A sweet tune that sounds extra lovely on vinyl.
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Kris Holmes:

↳ WLSClark @10:48
A great song is tough to wreck
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WLSClark:

↳ Song: "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" by "The Animals"
Im gonna go out on a limb and say that YES, your Columbia import sounds nice, but most US MGM 45s of theirs crackle like Rice Krispies.
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Candy-O'67:

↳ Song: "Don't Bring Me Down" by "The Animals"
Love the fuzzzzzzz and organ on this one!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:51pm
Wendy del Formaggio:

↳ WLSClark @10:49
You say "crackle like Rice Krispies" like it's a bad thing.
:-D
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Candy-O'67:

↳ Wendy del Formaggio @10:49
Yes!!
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tim:

Nugent was a world class a-hole from day one. He was notorious for under paying his bandmates in the early days. Nobody in Detroit could stand him - hahaha!

With that said, I think Double Live Gonzos is the greatest live album ever - haha! For real. If you came here to get mellow…
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Wendy del Formaggio:

↳ Candy-O'67 @10:50
TOTALLY
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Candy-O'67:

↳ Wendy del Formaggio @10:51
πŸ˜πŸ™Œ
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Kris Holmes:

↳ WLSClark @10:49
I haven't found the US MGMs to be that bad, but we're about to see
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tim:

↳ Candy-O'67 @10:50
Can’t beat this one!
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Candy-O'67:

↳ tim @10:52
Right!!
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tim:

↳ Song: "Don't Bring Me Down" by "The Animals"
Kris - can you drop the needle back at the beginning?
Avatar 🥁 10:53pm
Kris Holmes:

Dang, pretty crackly
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WLSClark:

↳ Wendy del Formaggio @10:51
haha
  10:54pm
arlo:

i'm here for that question ^
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WLSClark:

↳ tim @10:51
I love "Homebound."
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Kris Holmes:

The waveform is just a solid blue line, so compressed!
  10:55pm
arlo:

lurkin' on & off "in the field"... digging
  10:55pm
wenzo:

πŸ™
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Alex from Media:

Well guys, despite the excitement its a work night and I gotta sleep some. Will follow up with one tidbit I just got off the interwebs. "Rufus was the 4214th most popular boys name. In 2021 there were only 24 baby boys named Rufus. 1 out of every 77,527 baby boys born in 2021 are named Rufus." Gnight all!
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WLSClark:

↳ Kris Holmes @10:55
So many 60s labels just sounded so bad from surface noise--Atco, Atlantic, MGM, even Capitol.
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Kris Holmes:

↳ WLSClark @10:56
Bad even from brand new
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tim:

↳ WLSClark @10:54
Good one!
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tim:

↳ Alex from Media @10:56
See you Alex!
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neveract:

↳ WLSClark @10:56
is that because they were polystyrene?
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Candy-O'67:

↳ Song: "Inside Looking Out" by "The Animals"
Here's the one Grand Funk does, Tim!
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WLSClark:

↳ neveract @10:58
Usually, I think.
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Candy-O'67:

↳ Alex from Media @10:56
Night, Alex! Thx for the fun info!πŸ˜…
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tim:

↳ Song: "Inside Looking Out" by "The Animals"
Right! I remember now that you said it was an Animals cover. Killer!
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Kris Holmes:

Not always, two different problems. Styrene had issues due to the process. Vinyl had issues due to the quality of the vinyl.
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Kris Holmes:

Some places never got styrene right
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Kris Holmes:

Mercury, Smash, Philips, Blue Rock etc
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WLSClark:

↳ Song: "Inside Looking Out" by "The Animals"
I really hated MGM's edits of their songs too.
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Wendy del Formaggio:

↳ Alex from Media @10:56
'Night, Alex!
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tim:

Great Animals set, Kris!
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Wendy del Formaggio:

Okay, time for me to head to bed. Thanks for the excellent tunes, Kris. G'night, everyone.
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tim:

Nighty night, Wendy!
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WLSClark:

↳ Wendy del Formaggio @11:06
Im gonna jump off now too. Time for bed. Thanks for a great show, kris. Keep the Hop going all!
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tim:

↳ Song: "Good Lord Jack Lord" by "Apollo Deluxe"
Sounds like Agent Orange - haha!
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tim:

↳ WLSClark @11:06
See you, WLS!
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neveract:

↳ Song: "Apache '65" by "The Arrows"
did Bow Wow Wow sample this?
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Candy-O'67:

Night Wendy and Clark
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tim:

↳ neveract @11:16
Whoa! I never made the connection. I bet they listened to it at least.
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WR:

Hi Kris and folks, have been listening while doing some paperwork. Rock 45s As and playing multiple releases for some artists. Is this going to go on through all the rock boxes?
Avatar 🥁 11:28pm
neveract:

↳ tim @11:18
i was probably thinking of "Orang-Outang" ...
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tim:

↳ neveract @11:28
Right!
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tim:

Alright, I’m signing off here. Thanks for the excellent guitar sides, Kris!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 11:38pm
Candy-O'67:

↳ Song: "Bombora" by "The Atlantics"
Love this island one!
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Candy-O'67:

Night, Tim
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neveract:

↳ Song: "Dark Eyes" by "The Atlantics"
Fantastic cover!!
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neveract:

Surfer looks goofy.. was the guitarist also?
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Kris Holmes:

↳ neveract @11:45
that i don't know
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 11:54pm
Candy-O'67:

Awesome show, Kris! Thx, man!πŸ˜πŸ™ŒπŸŒŸ
Avatar 🥁 11:56pm
neveract:

↳ Kris Holmes @11:48
Do you know if the lead was Jim Skiathitis or Theo Penglis?

Thanks for a GREAT show Kris! (I hope my neighbors enjoyed it too..lol)!
Avatar 🥁 11:57pm
Kris Holmes:

↳ neveract @11:56
they both played lead
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Kris Holmes:

Goodnight all
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WR:

thank you! Kris!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 11:57am
doctorjazz:

Caught up this morning, great stuff, thanks Kris!
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