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Options July 4, 2013: Obligatory 4th of July salute to the beach, picnics, and myopic, ignorant nationalism

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Artist Track Album Label Approx. start time
Lt. Frank Drebbin as Enrico Palazzo  The Star Spangled Banner   Options The Naked Gun    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Fear  U.S.A.   Options Have Another Beer With Fear  Fear  0:01:29 (Pop‑up)
Chuck Berry  Back in the USA   Options 7"  Chess  0:03:45 (Pop‑up)
The Flamin' Groovies  In the U.S.A.   Options Groovies' Greatest Grooves  Sire  0:06:39 (Pop‑up)
The Beach Boys  Amusement Parks U.S.A.   Options Summer Days (and Summer Nights!)  Capitol  0:09:18 (Pop‑up)
Freddy Cannon  Palisades Park   Options Big Blast From Boston  Rhino  0:11:44 (Pop‑up)
The Ramones  Rockaway Beach   Options Rocket To Russia  Sire  0:13:27 (Pop‑up)
T. Rex  Celebrate Summer   Options Great Hits 1972-1977: The A-Sides    0:14:43 (Pop‑up)
Billy Stewart  Summertime   Options 7"  Chess  0:16:30 (Pop‑up)
Elvis Presley  Do The Clam   Options 7"  RCA Victor  0:19:23 (Pop‑up)
Mickey & Sylvia  Let's Have A Picnic   Options Love Is Strange  Bear Family  0:22:32 (Pop‑up)
Lynn Taitt & the Baba Brooks Band  Independence Ska   Options Ska All Mighty: Top Ska Classics From the Treasure Isle Label  Heartbeat  0:29:04 (Pop‑up)
Walter Wanderley  Summer Samba   Options 7"  Verve  0:31:38 (Pop‑up)
Serge Gainsbourg  New York U.S.A.   Options Couleur Cafe  Philips  0:34:56 (Pop‑up)
Dizzy Gillespie  Don't Try To Keep Up With The Joneses   Options Jambo Caribe  Verve  0:37:02 (Pop‑up)
Merle Haggard  I Take A Lot Of Pride In What I Am   Options The Complete 60s Capitol Singles  Capitol  0:39:29 (Pop‑up)
Autry Inman  Ballad Of Two Brothers   Options Michael Shelley Presents Thirty Three Vintage #1 Hit Country Songs About Guns, Drinking, Cheating, Crime, Pre-Marital Sex, Martians, Insanity, Jail, Cursing, Murder, Hippies, Fighting, Communism,    0:42:12 (Pop‑up)
Swamp Dogg  Sam Stone   Options Cuffed Collared and Tagged  Cream  0:46:01 (Pop‑up)
Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings  This Land Is Your Land   Options Naturally  Daptone  0:49:36 (Pop‑up)
The Impressions  This is My Country   Options The Very Best Of  Rhino  0:53:44 (Pop‑up)
Sly & The Family Stone  Hot Fun in the Summertime   Options Greatest Hits  Epic  0:56:38 (Pop‑up)
AC/DC  Dog Eat Dog   Options Live From The Atlantic Studios  Atco  1:04:01 (Pop‑up)
Butthole Surfers  American Woman   Options Rembrandt Pussyhorse  Touch & Go  1:08:34 (Pop‑up)
Black Flag  American Waste   Options 7"  SST  1:13:13 (Pop‑up)
Iggy & The Stooges  I Got A Right   Options 7"  Revenge  1:14:53 (Pop‑up)
Gary U.S. Bonds  School is Out   Options 7"  Legrand  1:18:05 (Pop‑up)
The Coasters  Girls Girls Girls Part 2   Options 7"  Atco  1:20:28 (Pop‑up)
The Moroccos  Red Hots And Chili Mac   Options 7"  Last Chance  1:22:28 (Pop‑up)
Ray Charles  In The Heat Of The Night   Options 7"  Tangerine/ABC  1:24:50 (Pop‑up)
Fats Domino  Walking to New Orleans   Options 7"  Imperial  1:28:10 (Pop‑up)
Lee Allen & His Band  Walkin' with Mr. Lee   Options 7"  Regency  1:34:23 (Pop‑up)
Clarence "Frogman" Henry  Ain't Got No Home   Options 7"  Cadet  1:36:21 (Pop‑up)
Dion & The Belmonts  I Can't Go On (Rosalie)   Options 7"  Laurie  1:38:39 (Pop‑up)
Jerry Lee Lewis  Save The Last Dance For Me   Options 7"  Sun  1:41:32 (Pop‑up)
Don Gibson w/the Jordanaires  Around The Town   Options 7"  RCA Victor  1:42:34 (Pop‑up)
Warren Smith  Stop The World   Options 7"  Norton  1:44:58 (Pop‑up)
Rick Nelson  Summertime   Options 7"  Imperial  1:46:56 (Pop‑up)
Louis Armstrong & the All Stars  Someday   Options 7"  Kapp  1:49:17 (Pop‑up)
The Temptations  Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)   Options 7"  Gordy  1:52:42 (Pop‑up)
The Soul Stirrers  The Last Mile Of The Way   Options The Two Sides of Sam Cooke  Specialty  1:56:30 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar 1:50pm Sean B.:

10 mins until the unexpected fun. Alright now!.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56pm listener james from westwood:

an adult swim through refreshing pools of vinyl. ready to dive on in!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:59pm Matt F:

Hey guys!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:01pm listener james from westwood:

i still mentally sing along "that we still had a flag" when i hear the anthem
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:01pm listener james from westwood:

also: still better than that one version roseanne belched forth
Avatar 2:03pm Sean B.:

@james the is an appropriate simile...lol;To say the least. Looks like Matt's sleeves are being emptied today again.And hello Matt!. FEAR!.
Avatar 2:06pm Ted:

Uh huh, oh yeah.
Avatar 2:07pm Sean B.:

THE Barron!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:08pm Matt F:

Hello Ted and fellow Amuricans.
Avatar 2:09pm Ted Barron:

God bless us all.
Avatar 2:11pm Sean B.:

@Ted huh...we're gonna need it...lol.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:11pm Matt F:

Merry Christmas, Everybody!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:14pm listener james from westwood:

i got the ramonus interruptus!
  2:15pm Ralph and Susan (UK):

great to hear Celebrate sumer - a forgotten anthem
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:15pm Matt F:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:17pm Stanley:

Yay! Only fifteen minutes late to the party today.
Avatar 2:18pm Sean B.:

Picked up an Eric Dolphy, Marc Bolan, & a reissue of "Can't Keep From Crying" (the Kennedy Blues Tribute Album from 64) all for a buck from the dollar store this morning.I felt like Harvey Pekar at Christmas time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:18pm Matt F:

Hey Stanley! Good time to show up, you missed the Ramones CD wardrobe malfunction.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:19pm Stanley:

That version of Summertime kicked ass!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:20pm Matt F:

This 45 sounds like it's been dipped in melted butter.
Avatar 2:21pm Sean B.:

The glaze...The more scratches the better. THE Glaze is what i call it.
Avatar 2:24pm Dominick:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:25pm listener james from westwood:

that gif explains why hp lovecraft hated the sea.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:26pm listener james from westwood:

hearing sousa reminds me of arthur fiedler. from watching the boston pops concerts, i think of him on july 4 more often than i do uncle sam.
Avatar 2:33pm KOTJ:

Ahhh. Walter Wanderly so cool
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:33pm listener james from westwood:

ah, here we go. "summer samba" practically yells "frosty blender drink with umbrellas!"
Avatar 2:34pm Dominick:

The off center hole adds just the right amount of blender drink effect needed!
Avatar 2:35pm Sean B.:

Hmmmmm,....retrospectively reminiscing about Fiedler chokes me up;He WAS BOSTON to me always and forever,gentlemen;And perhaps America,also...I dunno.I do know this show is great today...as usual...Matt.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:36pm Matt F:

Dominick- yes! it always sounds weird when I hear a non-off-center copy.
  2:40pm SeanG:

Hey Matt, soundin' good, tuning in from scummahville
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:44pm Matt F:

Allroot brothah!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:46pm listener james from westwood:

rex's promo for the just-played michael shelley premium was just as good as the premium itself.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:48pm Matt F:

Agreed. No one does the phony radio announcer voice as good as Rex.
Avatar 2:49pm Sean B.:

yep- www.apsnet.org...
Avatar 2:49pm Dominick:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:50pm listener james from westwood:

aww yiss sharon jones sings the HELL out of this song.
Avatar 2:54pm Sean B.:

Dunno about that Matt,completely...Nardwuar is pretty much "radio voice kink" personified.
Avatar 2:58pm Sean B.:

Can you ever go wrong with Curtis?...Ever?;Shaboom!. Or Sly?....Yesireebob!.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:01pm listener james from westwood:

half baked, shmaf baked. i'm feeling the power of the fourth on this side.
Avatar 3:05pm Sean B.:

@Ted July 25'th I am looking forward!...; Ok... out-
  3:08pm Doug S.:

Greetings from I-90 60 miles west of Albany. Will be in Brookline in a few hours. Should visit any of your old haunts Matt?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:11pm Matt F:

If you're looking to record shop, be sure to hit Stereo Jack's on Mass Ave in Cambridge. All my other old haunts have been turned into Starbucks or Sunglass Hut!
  3:16pm Bruce P.:

Matt -- do you have a personal favorite Sunglass Hut?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:17pm Matt F:

The one where the Tasty used to be is generally considered to be the best.
Avatar 3:19pm Dominick:

Oh moicy! Gary U.S. Bonds!
  3:22pm Bruce P.:

Thanks for the Vision & Fashion tips. I'll recommend Give The Drummer Radio for ALL consumer advice.
Avatar 3:36pm Sean B.:

Are Nuggets & Mystery Train still in existence Matt?. Used to frequent them a ton when I actually had the cash to buy notable records.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:36pm listener james from westwood:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:38pm Matt F:

Sean B- dunno. I know the Cambridge Mystery Train has been gone for awhile, not sure about the Newbury St. one...
Avatar 3:40pm Sean B.:

You just played 4 of my top 20 favorite songs of all time in one fucking show man...;Jeesshh...Wanna have a beer with you man...What the hell are you doing to me.THIS IS A CONSPIRACY!. Lmao.
Avatar 3:51pm Sean B.:

Rick Nelson=An unfortunate musical secret treasure to many who do not know but should.
  3:53pm Bruce P.:

Happy "Birthday", Pops.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:56pm Stanley:

Great sideways tribute for Independence Day, Matt. As you Americans get so worked up about it, wondering should we Brits be feeling downcast today? Hell no, we're all American nowadays.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:57pm Matt F:

Yeah Bruce, I forgot! Total coincidence. I think the powers that be moved it to August 4th.
Avatar 3:57pm Sean B.:

Have a great weekend peeps!. Make sure your boigas are thoroughly cooked and don't play with guns!.
  3:59pm Bruce P.:

Some folks celebrate Louis on both July 4th AND August 4th.

Thanks, Matt, for another great show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:00pm listener james from westwood:

many thanks, matt! enjoy the rest of your fourth, the rest 'a yinz USians.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:03pm Matt F:

Thanks all! Next time...
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