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February 23, 2013: Includes an interview with Jonathan Silverman author of "Nine Choices: Johnny Cash and American Culture"
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|Johnny Cash||Folsom Prison Blues (live at Folsom Prison)|
|Explorers Club, The||Acapulco (Sunrise) (live at WFMU)|
|Explorers Club, The||Any Little Way|
|Johnny Cash||Cocaine Blues (live)|
|Soulful Strings||Girl Watcher|
|Tripwires||Sold your Guitar Blues|
|April Stevens||I Love How You Love Me|
|Johnny Cash||Don't Think Twice, It's Alright|
|Chris Kenner||Sick and Tired|
|Clifton Chenier||Think It Over|
|Jon Brion||I Believe She's Lying|
|Kinks, The||She's Got Everything|
|Johnny Cash||I Guess Things Happen That Way|
|Johnny Cash||Without Love|
|Johnny Cash||Delia's Gone|
|Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash||Jackson|
|Johnny Cash||Sea Of Heartbreak|
|Johnny Cash||The Man Who Couldn't Cry|
|Henry Lumpkin||Mojo Hannah|
|Apples In Stereo||Shine A Light|
|Del Shannon||Mind Over Matter|
|Tex Williams & His Western Caravan||Ham & Eggs|
|Arthur Alexander||A Shot of Rhythm and Blues|
|Kenny Burrell||Mambo Twist|
|Bangles, The||Going Down To Liverpool|
|Turtles, The||Cat In The Window|
|Bobby Barnett||Good Old George|
|Valentinos, The||We'll Make It Alright|
|Big Star||When My Baby's Beside Me (early mix)|
|George Jones & Gene Pitney||I've Got Five Dollars And Its Saturday Night|
|Soul Stirrers, The||Pray (incomplete)|
|Ura-chan and Naka-jin||Just Aint Fair|
|J&H Productions||Part 1|
September 21st, 1939, radio station WJSV in Washington, D.C., recorded their entire broadcast day -- CLICK HERE to hear it!
CLICK HERE for Albums that never were (but should have been!)
CLICK HERE for info on an amazing new drug: Unpretentiousil!
CLICK HERE for Stories About Prince!
CLICK HERE for the trailer to Dave Grohl's movie about Sound City studios.
CLICK HERE for info session guitarist Vincent Bell.
CLICK HERE for Paul Anka's famous post-gig turned into a short film!
CLICK HERE for Wreckless Eric & Amy Rigby's "Do You Remember That" Official Video !
CLICK HERE for info and a trailer for a new documentary on the Muscle Shoals sound!
CLICK HERE for The dB's live on World Cafe!
CLICK HERE for some info on Gabriel, the genius behind "Buzzard Lope" !
CLICK HERE for Long Bets.
CLICK HERE for "Drifter Kills Guy With A Hatchet The Gives INSANE Interview".
CLICK HERE for The Intriguing Passports of 20 Famous Artists and Writers !
CLICK HERE for "The Story of Pat and Lolly Vegas" - former guest Pat Vegas drives around L.A. and talks about their history.
CLICK HERE for a great video of Frank Howard & the Commanders.
CLICK HERE for an recent Montclair Times article on Michael Shelley!
CLICK HERE for a peek at Michael's 2013 marathon premium cd!
CLICK HERE for some minor key songs reworked into major keys.
CLICK HERE to check out the new WFMU signal coverage map "91.1fm in the NY-NJ metropolitan area, 90.1 in Orange County, NY and 91.9fm in Rockland County NY"!
CLICK HERE to read how Big Star's "September Gurls" was recorded at Ardent Studios
CLICK HERE to read a really bad review of a reissue of Keith Moon's "Two Sides of the Moon"
CLICK HERE to see Beastie Boy Mike D's lovely $9 a square foot wallpaper!
CLICK HERE to read "The Beatles and the Art of the Tambourine"
CLICK HERE to watch a robot band cover The Ramones
CLICK HERE to read Carol Kaye review of "The Wrecking Crew: The Inside Story of Rock and Roll's Best-Kept Secret"
CLICK HERE for a great Herman's Hermits Interview from the Oklahoma Historical Society!
CLICK HERE for a short film "The Life & Death of the American Arcade"
CLICK HERE for "Sony Releases Stupid Piece Of Shit That Doesn't Fucking Work" !
CLICK HERE for an article about Sandy Hook truthers who think they've found “absolute proof” that the Newtown shootings were a hoax.
CLICK HERE for a short film "Moon Hoax Not"
CLICK HERE to find out who played bass on some of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
CLICK HERE for “Confessions of a Bad News Bear”.
CLICK HERE for a great Beach Boys Interview from 1964 (starts @ 1:30).
CLICK HERE for seven minutes of David Bowie getting pissed off during interviews.
Apparently Bowie offered "Golden Years" to Elvis Presley - but The King declined. CLICK HERE former guest Stevie Riks nails the Elvis/Bowie duet version.
CLICK HERE for 1976 Frank Sinatra and Don Rickles on The Carson show!
CLICK HERE for 1974 Sly Stone on The Mike Douglas show!
CLICK HERE for a short film which explains how Mellotrons work.
CLICK HERE for 1974 Sly Stone on The Mike Douglas show!
CLICK HERE Led Zeppelin vs The Beatles - Whole Lotta Helter Skelter !
CLICK HERE for Chuck Berry's 1980 thoughts about The Sex Pistols, Talking Heads and Clash records.
CLICK HERE for Famous Album Covers Revisited Using Google Street View .
CLICK HERE for The Joe Smith Collection at the Library of Congress.
CLICK HERE for info on an odd e-book "Nick Lowe: A Long Career That Never Gets Stale." It is 4 pages long and "sells" for $1.99. The same author has one about Dean Martin that was reviewed like this: "This pamphlet was complete gargbage. A sixth grader could have written a better essay. All of this author's works should be removed from Amazon."
CLICK HERE for a similar 156 page "Book On Demand" titled "Nick Lowe" that boasts being made from "High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles!" What is the world coming to? Only $19.95.
CLICK HERE for the FREE download of "No Good To Cry" by The Explorers Club!