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|Kay Starr||Comes A-Long A-Love|
|Strypes, The||Heart Of the City|
|Tommy Collins||It's A Pretty Good World After All|
|Rudy Ray Moore||Ghetto Expressions|
|Johnnie Allan||Juju Man|
|Dahlmanns, The||Dumb Me Down|
|Floyd Dakil Four||Bad Boy|
|Gene Vincent||Right Now|
|Nina Simone||Real Real|
|Paley Brothers with The Ramones||Come On Let's Go|
|Judd Proctor||The Turk|
|Arlen Kearce||Sandy The Go Go Girl|
|Aaron Neville||Space Man|
|Eartha Kitt with Henri René and His Orchestra||Uska Dera (A Turkish Tale)|
|Roky Erickson||Nothing In Return|
|Mohawks, The||Beat Me Till I'm Blue|
|Johnny Sea||My Baby Walks All Over Me|
|Pat Powdrill||I Can't Hear You|
|Roxy And Cat||O Miranda|
|Strangers, The||Look Out Here Comes Tomorrow|
|Stanley Brothers, The||Hey Hey Hey|
|Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell||California Soul|
|Nat King Cole and Dean Martin||Open Up The Dog House|
|Explorers Club, The||Acapulco (Sunrise) (live at WFMU)|
|Zombies, The||I Remember You|
|Paul McCartney||Sally G|
|Yo La Tengo||Well You Better|
|Evie Sands||I Can't Let Go|
|Stonewall Jackson||Push the Panic Button|
|Poets, The||She Blew A Good Thing|
|Byron Lee & The Dragonaires||St. Thomas|
|Outta Sites, The||Everybody Shake|
|Norma Jean||A Dime At A Time|
|Jerry Williams||What's The Matter With You Baby?|
|Neighbors, The||You Like A Good Rumble|
|Crickets, The||Harlem Girl|
|Johnny Burnette||Let's Think About Living|
|Charles Wolcott & His Orchestra w Ray Gilbert vocals||Three Caballeros|
|Sam Philips||Pretty Time Bomb|
|Green||Gotta Get A Record Out|
|Ray Mason||Sometimes In Love|
|Montanas, The||Ciao Baby|
|Joni Mitchell||Talks About Dylan|
CLICK HERE for James Jamerson & Gladys Knight going nuts on I Heard It Through The Grapevine
CLICK HERE for Wilton Felder's so good isolated bass on "I Want You Back"
CLICK HERE read producer Steve Albini’s incredible four-page letter to Nirvana
CLICK HERE for a 1958 film "The Capitol Tower"
CLICK HERE for interesting reviews of Haribo Gummy Candy Sugarless Gummy Bears 5-Pound Bag
CLICK HERE to find out Popular Science is shutting off their comments
CLICK HERE for an article by WFMU's Joe McGasko: "Johnny Cash: 10 Things You Might Not Know About Him"
CLICK HERE to read: Hal Blaine picks five essential drum records
CLICK HERE the girl from The Like's new band JJAMZ
CLICK HERE for info on the new Nashville DVD
CLICK HERE for " The Weirdest Photos Of Mike Love You Can Find "
CLICK HERE to read: Hal Blaine picks five essential drum records
CLICK HERE for some Steve Allen bashing
CLICK HERE for info in the Fête Paradiso at Governors Island
CLICK HERE for The Beach Boys reunion show live In Japan - full show
CLICK HERE and page down to the Violent Femmes Trivia section
CLICK HERE for twelve seconds of The Limonaire Organ in action at Governors Island
CLICK HERE to see the amazing and mind boggling lists of celebrities who will spend three days signing autographs at the at the Chiller Theatre convention in Parsippany, N.J.
CLICK HERE for Liverpool Scene's "Batpoem Live!
CLICK HERE for Deke Dickerson's 2013 Tour Documentary--PART ONE!
CLICK HERE for a "Step Inside Legendary New Jersey Radio Station WFMU!
CLICK HERE to listen to tons of Alan Lomax's field recordings
CLICK HERE for a look at The Beach Boys' new box set "Made in California" - with a sample track!
CLICK HERE to read about how Adam Schlesinger from Fountains of Wayne writes songs
CLICK HERE to watch The Beach Boys pretend to record "Good Vibrations"
CLICK HERE for Rock Aficionados Try to Spin Old Vinyl Into Gold in New Investing Track
CLICK HERE for Ted Nugent
CLICK HERE for "Iconic NYC Music Venues, Then And Now" slideshow
CLICK HERE for "Ex”-Cheap Trick Drummer Bun E. Carlos in Lawsuit With “Former” Band Mates"
CLICK HERE for Sinatra doing his thing
CLICK HERE for 45 minutes of Elvis Costello & The Attractions at their peak
CLICK HERE to watch the full "Beach Boys Live in Concert 50th Anniversary"
CLICK HERE to see listener Bjarne from Norway who tattooed the Woof Moo Logo on his hip area
CLICK HERE for Celebrity Make Unders – What Would Celebrities Look Like If They Were Everyday People?!
CLICK HERE to listen to almost every top 10 of the top 40 era.
CLICK HERE for a short documentary on Donnie And Joe Emerson!
CLICK HERE for info on Fake Amps!
CLICK HERE to hear Gene Simmons say that Ace Frehley is a drugged racist with low self esteem who did nothing
CLICK HERE to see Malcolm Brickhouse & Jarad Dawkins sixth-grade metalheads from Flatbush, Brooklyn
CLICK HERE to hear David Letterman ask: "Are Those Your Drums?"
CLICK HERE for a PDF of who plays what on Everly Brothers recordings.
CLICK HERE for How we made "You Really Got Me"!
CLICK HERE for another of the worst people in the world!
CLICK HERE for a not quite right piece called "The Rising Cost of New Vinyl"
CLICK HERE for 10 of the all-time greatest disc jockeys - with audio clips of their chatter
CLICK HERE this train wreck is a great microcosm of what is wrong with the world.
CLICK HERE for Nina Simone: nutty but good.
CLICK HERE for a few actual kind hearted people who would like to give $1 million to each and every person in America but are unfortunately not all that good at math
CLICK HERE for a series of Beatles vocal harmony tutorials
CLICK HERE to read: KISS' Paul Stanley: 'I Don't Need The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame'
CLICK HERE to read: An Open Letter From a Bar Owner to Musicians!
CLICK HERE to read "Van Dyke Parks: 'I was victimised by Brian Wilson's buffoonery' ".
CLICK HERE to watch a video that proves: Andy Kaufman Lives!
CLICK HERE to see why Bob Lefsetz thinks the Stones' tour is a greedy failure, and how the band is clueless.
CLICK HERE to watch the entire Minutemen documentary "We Jam Econo"
CLICK HERE for "22 geniously defaced textbooks & exam papers"
CLICK HERE to see Elvis & Elmo sing "The Monster Went And Ate My Red 2"
CLICK HERE to see Robin Zander's "son"
CLICK HERE for a nice piece about the the L.A. studio musicians who dominated the 70's sound.
CLICK HERE for Kim Shattuck.
CLICK HERE for info in Eric Kayser - now in NYC on 3rd Ave.
CLICK HERE for a nice piece on The Cowsills!
CLICK HERE for Jerry Lewis Telethon Bloopers - Part 1 !
CLICK HERE for Jerry Lewis Telethon Bloopers - Part 2 !
CLICK HERE for more Jerry. the whole clip is crazy - but 2:13 in is really off the charts nuts.
CLICK HERE for The Worst Work Stations Ever
There's some controversy about the coin toss that decided who would get seats in the plane that crashed on February 3, 1959 and killed Buddy Holly, Richie Vallens & Big Bopper. CLICK HERE for "An open Letter & Challenge to Dion from Tommy Allsup" then CLICK HERE for Dion's version from "The Wanderer Talks Truth"
CLICK HERE to explore & watch a short film on The Cosimo Code, an attempt to catalog every Cosimo Matassa 45!
CLICK HERE for "I Was a Teenage Fake Zombie"
CLICK HERE for Los Shakers - Siempre tú
CLICK HERE for info on an amazing new drug: Unpretentiousil!
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 an recent Montclair Times article on Michael Shelley!
CLICK HERE to read how Big Star's "September Gurls" was recorded at Ardent Studios
CLICK HERE to see Beastie Boy Mike D's lovely $9 a square foot wallpaper!
CLICK HERE to read Carol Kaye review of "The Wrecking Crew: The Inside Story of Rock and Roll's Best-Kept Secret"
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 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.
I swear to god I had that Jerky Boys bit in my head this morning...Unngahhh!
Nanker de Tucson:
Patsy Cline claimed Kay Starr was the best female vocalist she'd ever heard.
Patsy had a good ear.
Juke Joint Jonny:
Wow, Nina Simone with a killer backbeat.
That was Njna Simone! Wow!
Michael from the Left Coast:
Felder--he was the saxophone player in the Crusaders
Tom from Detroit:
What a cool Ramones remnant. In his book about life with the Ramones, he says pretty much everybody was eternally miserable on the RR HS set.
Tom from Detroit:
Monte Melnick, that is.
Yay! Eartha. Hi Michael. Great show!
just had aaron neville's rider sent to me, for backline purposes. Think he's going to Tribeca PAC
the felder and jamerson&gladys knight tracks are awesome. thanks for those. and this eartha kitt thing that is playing right now is just as great....
What food/drink does Aaron need?
I'll let you know when I'm back at work.
I feel like Johnny cash could have sued Johnny sea for stealing... Well everything
Hey Michael, was "I Can't Let Go" from a 45? Every copy I've ever found sounds weird and anemic, but that sounded great.
Thanks for Evie Sands- awesome AND fetching.
From a CD. There are definitely a few versions out there!
Sam - you going to N.O.?
Huh! Which CD?
Yessindeed. Seeya there!
I'll email ya the E.S. info.
Thanks. What a song.
That Neighbors was the highlight of the show (so far)
Wow, Ray Mason of WFMU! Lovin' it!
haaaayyyyyyy enjoying thanks mike
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