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August 29, 2015
Options August 29, 2015 The Yvonne Craig Memorial Playlist
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The Ramrods  Options War Party   Barclay    0:00:00 Pop‑up)  
Eddie Atwood and his Goodies  Options Hot Saki   Surf    0:06:53 Pop‑up)  
The Wailers  Options Mau-Mau   Golden Crest    0:07:38 Pop‑up)  
The Night Raiders  Options Cottonpickin'   Profile    0:09:06 Pop‑up)  
James Mask  Options Hootchie Cootchie Gal   Bandera    0:16:41 Pop‑up)  
Claude King  Options Run Baby Run   Dee Jay    0:18:17 Pop‑up)  
The Jaguars  Options It's Cool   Radax    0:18:59 Pop‑up)  
Chuck Comer  Options Little More Lovin'   Vaden    0:21:20 Pop‑up)  
Jimmy Myers & His Happy Highway Gang  Options Drunk Man's Wiggle   Fortune    0:23:25 Pop‑up)  
Charlie Moore & Bill Napier  Options Hot Rod Kids And Women Drivers   King    0:25:45 Pop‑up)  
Jack Barlow  Options Smile On My Face   Epic    0:29:09 Pop‑up)  
Sonny Hall  Options My Big Fat Baby     0:36:58 Pop‑up)  
Chuck Berry  Options I'm Talking About You   Chess    0:38:05 Pop‑up)  
Big Bo and The Arrow feat. Little Smitty  Options Hully Gully   Gay Shel    0:40:27 Pop‑up)  
Bobby Freeman  Options The Mess Around   Josie    0:42:28 Pop‑up)  
Rosco Gordon  Options Sally Jo   Sun    0:45:12 Pop‑up)  
Magic Sam  Options Look Whatcha Done   Cobra    0:47:48 Pop‑up)  
Willie Restum  Options Kiss Me   Capitol     0:49:30 Pop‑up)  
Tony Allen and the Wonders  Options Looking For My Baby   Jamie    0:57:00 Pop‑up)  
The "5" Royales  Options Do The Cha Cha Cherry   King    0:58:09 Pop‑up)  
Andy & The Marglows  Options Superman Lover   Liberty    1:00:40 Pop‑up)  
The Lavenders  Options Slide   CR    1:03:17 Pop‑up)  
The Creators with The Alamos  Options Booga Bear   Hi-Q    1:05:41 Pop‑up)  
The V Cashmeres  Options Walkin' Through The Jungle   Golden Leaf    1:08:21 Pop‑up)  
Johnny Valor with Prince Valiant and The Knights  Options Green-Weenie Dog   St Clair    1:17:54 Pop‑up)  
Goldie and The Gingerbreads  Options Skinnie Minnie   Spokane    1:20:10 Pop‑up)  
Chuck Barr and The Playboys  Options Joe Botch   RPC    1:21:59 Pop‑up)  
The Accents  Options Road Runner   Garrett    1:24:32 Pop‑up)  
DeNeille and the Dramatics  Options The Octopus   Margate    1:26:35 Pop‑up)  
The Deltrons  Options Tonya   Deltron  From the 10-CD Michigan Box!  1:27:38 Pop‑up)  
Angie & The Citations  Options I Wanna Dance   Angela    1:33:55 Pop‑up)  
The Royal Rebels  Options Drive-In   Kiski    1:35:41 Pop‑up)  
The James Boys  Options Ah-Ah Crazy -- Part 1   Edsel    1:37:22 Pop‑up)  
Tom Brown  Options Bird Dance Beat   Shakers    1:38:50 Pop‑up)  
The DeMires  Options The Spider   Lunar    1:44:11 Pop‑up)  
Jocko  Options A Little Bit Of Everything   Wand    1:49:07 Pop‑up)  
Huey Smith & The Pitter Pats  Options Bury Me Dead   Instant    1:51:59 Pop‑up)  
Oliver Morgan  Options Ho,d That Dog   GNP Crescendo    1:52:59 Pop‑up)  
Ruben Fort  Options So Good   Anna    1:56:17 Pop‑up)  

Listener comments!

  1:06pm David in ATL from NJ:

Good afternoon, Rex, James and Derek.

Atlanta is blowing up with WFMU listeners.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:15pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Rip, Yvonne Craig. What a sweetie!
Avatar 1:16pm BEAVO:

Below the Earths crusts
Avatar 1:28pm BEAVO:

Dang woman drivers! Woman can't feel the road!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:31pm thriftstoreleather:

wow! what a great song....with a smile on my face...!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:31pm Melissa Jean:

hay! happy Saturday Rex & all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:33pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

Rex that was kind of a downer. Why can't you play happy music about pizza?
Avatar 1:35pm Joe non Papa:

Always surprised when Rex references a book.
Avatar 1:37pm BEAVO:

another twistd country song is Wanda Jackson's 'Box It Came In'
Avatar 1:38pm BEAVO:

Asian chick looks familiar.
  1:40pm P-90:

One of Chuck's greasiest. Bravo!
Avatar 1:40pm Reeshard:

Yvonne Craig on the Merv Griffin Show! I'm guessing that Merv's co-host, future fish'n'chip king Arthur Treacher was just beyond the left edge of the photo...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:41pm Gaylord Fields:

And Yvonne Craig was briefly married to Jimmy "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" during the time he played goofy, gawky teen neighbor Howard on Bachelor Father.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:43pm Gaylord Fields:

Jimmy Boyd, that is.
  1:49pm cheri:

hey Gaylord! I met Yvonne craig one time
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:49pm Iikka from Helsinki:

RIP Yvonne Craig. Here's a funny story about her: www.newsfromme.com...
Avatar 1:49pm Listener Jumpy:

Rex puts the "mental" in "instrumental."
  1:50pm cheri:

Yvonne was very sweet!
  1:51pm P-90:

So sad, Yvonne was still so young...
@BEAVO: the young lady on Yvonne's right who "looks familiar" might be Yvonne Elliman of "jesus Christ Superstar" fame. I could be wrong about that, but if so, it was kind of an "Yvonne theme" show on Merv that particular night...
  1:55pm David in ATL from NJ:

That is one great smile/laugh!
Avatar 1:55pm Listener Jumpy:

I just had to send a link to Rosco Gordon's "Booted" to a pal who broke his heel.
  1:59pm P-90:

The interwebs say this "Merv" was September 15, 1967, and the episode is NOT on DVD. Someday, maybe all of this stuff will be digitized and available to the curious. And fixated.
Avatar 2:04pm BEAVO:

That was way before JCSS I think she's an actress not Elliman
  2:04pm pottybear:

Peter Marshall: Lana Turner recently said, “I won’t do it because I haven’t stopped living my life by a long shot.” What won’t she do?

Paul Lynde: The Merv Griffin show.
Avatar 2:06pm Listener Jumpy:

It could be Elliman. She was around a long time. I seem to watching the Grammys the year she won "Best New Something."
Avatar 2:09pm BEAVO:

It's Reiko Douglas, wife of writer Jack Douglas.
Avatar 2:16pm Mailman Tom:

Didn't Merv Griffin cut a horror novelty record?
  2:18pm P-90:

Yes, it's Reiko, they had a corny, unfunny act that was largely based on making fun of Reiko's limited English skills. And yes, in 1967, definitely pre-JCS.
Avatar 2:18pm Listener Jumpy:

Rex said he had a hard time telling Mike Douglas from Merv Griffin. Mike had an afternoon show, Merv had an evening show.
  2:19pm ?:

If I were a weenie, I'd want to be a green weenie!
  2:22pm P-90:

I'd be a Soylent Green Weenie
  2:28pm flump:

ooh...I can jilla jalla jellyfish to this one!
  2:34pm P-90:

and RIP Melody Patterson, Wrangler Jane on "F Troop." She was only 66. And I still haven't gotten over Stan Freberg, Chris Lee, and Patrick Macnee......
  2:43pm N.O. + 10:

Avatar 2:47pm Mark Davess Limey in Moscow Russia:

Awesome show.
Avatar 2:48pm Listener Jumpy:

P-90, forgot to reply to your comment a while back! Not all of Rex's show opening instrumentals are surf...But they're all great.
  2:48pm Hackensack Slim:

Your philosophical outlook on work is truly, an inspiration to us all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm Melissa Jean:

oh! I love this Ruben Fort
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