Options Put The Needle On The Record with Billy Jam: Playlist from October 12, 2012 Options

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Hip-hop and rap, that's where my heart's at. But I'll play anything so long as it ain't crap!

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Options October 12, 2012: Put The Needle on The Throwback Hip-Hop

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
Flavor Flav  answering machine message   Options     1989    one of the more memorable answering machine messages I received was this one back in 1989 from Flavor Flav when I was trying to set up an interview before PE came to town (Oakland, CA) - Funny thing was my room mate at the time (not a hip-hop fan) had no idea who had left message. "Some guy named Flavey or something left you a message on the machine. Not sure what he said" - my roomie told me - hah hah   
DJ Quest  Mutation Mann Part I   Options Mutation Mann          0:00:23 (Pop‑up)
Peanut Butter Wolf   Tale Of Five Cities (feat. A Trak, Cut Chemist, DJ Hands, DJ Quest, DJ Total Eclipse, DJ Z-Trip, J Rocc, Kid Koala, Rhettmatic, + Peanut Butter Wolf)   Options My Vinyl Weighs A Ton  Stones Throw  1999      0:09:14 (Pop‑up)
Rakim   It's Been a Long Time   Options The 18th Letter  Universal/MCA  1997    and produced by the one and only DJ Premier - what more could you ask for? Nathan - as Nate would say  0:17:58 (Pop‑up)
Just Ice  Going Way Back (feat. KRS-One)   Options   Fresh Records  1987  12"    0:21:47 (Pop‑up)
A Tribe Called Quest  I.D.   Options     1991      0:26:43 (Pop‑up)
A Tribe Called Quest  Scenario (feat Busta Rhymes)   Options The Low End Theory  Jive Records  1991      0:26:57 (Pop‑up)
James Brown  Funky Drummer (The Original Tambourine Mix)   Options Soul Pride: The Instrumentals 1960-69          0:30:58 (Pop‑up)
Arthur Baker   Breaker's Revenge (DJ Laz-E remix)   Options           0:40:22 (Pop‑up)
BAS-1  BAS-1 WFMU Freestyle   Options   no label  2012    This was recorded on Telegraph Ave. in Berkeley CA last week specifically for this show. It is a genuine freestyle non stop for 10 mionutes -done in one take - with no edits + includes tons of references to what is going on around him/us on the downtown Berkeley CA sidewalk - including a car that nearly crashed going wrong way down the one way street  0:48:32 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar 1:43pm Billy Jam:

thanks for listening in today when I will be playing a lot of classic, older material including two cuts that feature DJ Quest - one of the many DJs (and also sound engineer0 at tomorrow's CUE'S REUNION BBQ in Daly City's Gellert Park - be there if U R in NorCal...Speaking of da Bay will also be playing an exclusive WFMU freestyle by BAS-1 recorded on Telegraph Avenue last week -when during his freestyle a guy drives down the street the wrong way and BAS - the ever gifted freestyle artist - works it into his rap...hah hah
  4:25pm Tall Paul:

Yo Bill n guys how are you all doing? Won't b checking in tonight major HipHop happenings in the Dublin last night and tonight. Afrika Bambataa is playing here tonight. Y'all have a great weekend. Peace, One Love
  6:59pm Eons One:

Checkin in.
Avatar 7:00pm Billy Twomp Sak:

hey EONS
  7:01pm TheRapperWithNoName:

Billy Jam thats a hot turntable right thur. Gonna spin one of my own ;)
  7:01pm Bob Beatless:

the last hour was without a beat
  7:01pm Caryn:

So, an oldie show? Cool.
  7:03pm seang:

two years ago, a friend of mine...
Avatar 7:04pm Billy Jam:

some MC rhymes........hey Sean G - hello Caryn - hope all is good with you......
Avatar 7:08pm Billy Jam:

shout out to Nate da Board Op who never misses an Opportunity and who is never Bored
Avatar 7:09pm Billy Jam:

You want the creme de la creme of turntablism? This is it - freeeessssh
Avatar 7:10pm Pete in Rathmines:

good one lads!
  7:11pm Caryn:

Hi Billy! And hi to Nate too!
Avatar 7:15pm DC Dave:

pretty intense mix this here.....like it!
Avatar 7:22pm Jimmy in Boston:

wow this is going way way back in time.....a classic you don't hear much anymore
  7:26pm TheRapperWithNoName:

  7:28pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

What's up everybody?! Hope you all are doing well! LaterZzzzz!
  7:28pm TheRapperWithNoName:

half roaches and half green = beef and broccoli
Avatar 7:29pm Billy Jam:

hey ALF - good to have U along....Wot up RWNN - how are you today? - Me I got da dank and da hash n da hip-hop - mmmmmmmmmmm
  7:31pm TheRapperWithNoName:

livin large Billy. been real busy, missed a show or two. finally back in position for a live one. Lovin it!
Avatar 7:32pm Billy Jam:

If it werent for James Brown - there would be no hip-hop as we know it today - God bless JB - And for more of this funky funky soul music stay tuned for Mister Fine Wine next after this show - He always kills it - best show on the radio is "Downtown Soulvillle" -
Avatar 7:33pm Billy Jam:

good to have you back Rapper W No Name
  7:40pm seang:

this is the shit right here--Beat Street!!
  7:40pm Frank in MD:

that JB Funky Drummer track is the track that built hip hop
  7:41pm Billy Jam:

U got it SeanG.....yep
  7:48pm the glowing one:

Lil who?
  7:48pm Eons One:

This Dude does not abide.
  7:49pm Frank in MD:

dude - if u believe Usher is hip-hop I am surprised your ass found itself here
  7:53pm Billy Jam:

Thank-you for listening to W F M U. Thank you to board op Nate..... Up next is Mr Fine Wine and "Downtown Soulville" followed by Pseu Brown and then Rich Hazelton -
  7:57pm Frank in MD:

Frank is a name - unlike "Dude" But maybe that is the first name "Dude" - with last name either "Really?" or maybe just "Troll" - something not usually found on WFMU playlists where listeners and commentators tend to have both respect and taste - unlike you "Dude"
  7:57pm TheRapperWithNoName:

That was some real shit right there. BAS-1 big up
  8:54pm who are the wankers trolling this comments board:

dry up and blow away you fucking souless twats
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