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February 27, 2016
Options February 27, 2016 The Luke Askew Memorial Playlist
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Artist Track Label Comments Approx. start time
Rocky & His Friends  Options Riot City   Tower    0:00:00 Pop‑up)  
The Escorts  Options Little Big Horn   Boomerang    0:04:28 Pop‑up)  
The Tempests  Options Midnight   Dominion    0:06:29 Pop‑up)  
The X-Terminators  Options X-Termination   Century Custom    0:08:26 Pop‑up)  
Mike Waggoner & The Bops  Options Guitar Man   Norton    0:13:54 Pop‑up)  
Don Woody  Options Bird Dog   Decca    0:17:51 Pop‑up)  
Portuguese Joe with the Tennessee Rockabillys  Options Teen Age Riot   Surf    0:18:12 Pop‑up)  
Hasil Adkins and His Happy Guitar  Options The Hunch   Roxie    0:21:24 Pop‑up)  
Johnny Garmon and the Shadows  Options You're Wrong   Missile    0:24:10 Pop‑up)  
Dusty Payne and the Rhythm Rockers  Options Long Time Gone   Bakersfield    0:26:34 Pop‑up)  
Billty Barton  Options 10 Wheels   Stars, Inc    0:29:16 Pop‑up)  
The Space Walkers  Options Swamp Gas   Trailer Park  Twisted Tales from the Vinyl Wastelands, Vol 1 NEW ON VINYL!!!  0:32:16 Pop‑up)  
Lloyd Price  Options Rock 'N Roll Dance   Specialty    0:39:17 Pop‑up)  
Dave Bartholomew  Options Junk Man   Broadmoor    0:39:53 Pop‑up)  
Lonesome Sundown  Options I'm a Samplin' Man   Excello    0:42:49 Pop‑up)  
Pee Wee Crayton  Options You Know, Yeah   Imperial    0:44:36 Pop‑up)  
Rosco Gordon  Options Shoobie Oobie   Sun    0:47:55 Pop‑up)  
Rene Hall  Options Cleo   Specialty    0:50:11 Pop‑up)  
Boots Brown and his Blockbusters  Options Cerveza   RCA Victor    0:54:44 Pop‑up)  
The Classics and Mr Raccoon  Options Nuttun In The Noggun   Streamline    1:00:21 Pop‑up)  
The Sevilles  Options Salt Mine   J-C    1:01:57 Pop‑up)  
The Varnells  Options Bumble Bee   USA    1:02:58 Pop‑up)  
The Bobbettes  Options Dance With Me Georgie   Triple-X    1:05:13 Pop‑up)  
The Mohawks  Options I've Got A Girl   Val-ue    1:07:50 Pop‑up)  
The Unitones  Options Judy   Mohawk    1:10:03 Pop‑up)  
Florian Monday and his Mondos  Options Mondo Moe   Norton  Just out!  1:18:56 Pop‑up)  
Jim Boss and The Sundowners  Options Your Love Is Stronger Than Dirt   Miracle    1:21:51 Pop‑up)  
Mike and the Ravens  Options I've Taken All I Can   Empire    1:22:59 Pop‑up)  
Little Johnny and The Rumblers  Options Riot In Cell Block Number Nine   Downey    1:24:34 Pop‑up)  
Jett Powers   Options Loud Perfume   Beta    1:26:31 Pop‑up)  
Al Amon  Options Japan (Is Raisin' San)   Tishman    1:29:20 Pop‑up)  
The Shags  Options Summer Time News   Concert    1:37:36 Pop‑up)  
Jim Fleming and the Casuals  Options Don't You Just Know It   MCI    1:37:58 Pop‑up)  
The Jades  Options I'm All Right   Ector    1:41:59 Pop‑up)  
T.J. Timber  Options Rags   Southern Sound    1:42:59 Pop‑up)  
The Guise  Options Chumpy McGee   Musicland U.S.A.  Taken from my wife's record collection 30 years ago!  1:47:22 Pop‑up)  
The Penguins  Options The Pony Rock   Sun Coast    1:54:10 Pop‑up)  
The Three Strangers  Options Find My Baby - Part 1   Frantic    1:55:18 Pop‑up)  
Willie Jones  Options Where's My Money   Mr Peacock    1:57:41 Pop‑up)  

Listener comments!

Avatar 1:03pm Sonny Rickles:

Heard that part in your intro "The whole worlds gone crazy" on a Kolchak: The Night Stalker episode last night. "The Spanish Moss Murders". Crazy indeed!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:03pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Afternoon, Fools!
Avatar 1:04pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Clear the decks for action! It's Fool's Paradise!
Avatar 1:07pm Tony in Durham NC:

Yoooooge!
Avatar 1:08pm Tony in Durham NC:

Ain't Century Custom that label that recorded every high school prep band LP ever made?
Avatar 1:17pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Zowie! That's some rock and billy, right there!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:17pm Greg from ZONE 5:

I just started watching Kolchak on Netflix! Where the heck had that show been all my life?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:34pm Cliff:

I saw a UFO last year, but I ain't near no swamps so I'm pretty sure it weren't no swamp gas
Avatar 1:34pm kyle a.:

KOLCHAK!
  1:34pm Shawn Garrett:

Grew up with KOLCHAK - he's my hero!
  1:37pm RevPhil:

May I make a suggestion for a actor for a future memorial playlist (unless of course you already memorialize him). His name was BARNEY MARTIN. He was in a ton of TV shows.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42pm drr:

K-Doe!
Avatar 1:50pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Cleeeeeee-oooooh!
Avatar 1:50pm kyle a.:

oh man, i love this song!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:52pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Luke Askew looks 1/2-way between Gene Clark & Jack Palance - prob. a great character actor...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:57pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Blues singer too says wigkey: en.wikipedia.org...
  1:59pm pin:

this cultural stuff is too deep for me
Avatar 1:59pm BEAVO:

Did you mention he was the hitchhiker commune guy in Easy Rider? "I'd like to try Porky Pig"
  2:00pm K stand:

Wm. F. Buckley,Jr. said: "Every day, in every way, things get worse,and worse."

He had the finest mind in the 17th century.
Avatar 2:05pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Attention Fools: The marathon is coming up, and that means a new premium from Rex! If you click on my avatar you can see a teaser of that very thing! The extremely primitive beginnings of the cover.
  2:07pm Station Manager Ken:

Hi all - Our engineer Eric needs to turn off 90.1fm for a bit, to make repairs. It will be back on later today.
Avatar 2:09pm geezerette:

Q: What are you rebelling against, Johnny?
A: Whaddaya got?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:10pm Melissa Jean:

hay!
  2:13pm P-90:

"No brow"! As requested!
  2:14pm P-90:

He DID sound like Daws
  2:15pm Skives:

The Line Gang loves you ...
Avatar 2:15pm geezerette:

Hookah bubbles background. Nice.
  2:15pm K stand:

Sevilles - Salt Mines
J.C. 118
***
The boys do an excellent job selling this medium tempo rocker. Tune has an infectious Latin figure in its rhythm. (Robin, BMI) 2:30
  2:16pm Skives:

The Line Gang loves you ...
Avatar 2:17pm Joe B:

Greenville chapter of Jersey City Lunkheads checking in
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:20pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Us Zone 5 lunkheads don't cotton to you Greenville lunkheads. We better not catch you on our turf!
Avatar 2:22pm geezerette:

Rumble!
  2:22pm K stand:

 Salt Mine was another one written by Manny Chavez and Sonny Chaney of the Jaguars.
Avatar 2:25pm geezerette:

[:c)
  2:25pm Skives:

I was just a baby then
Avatar 2:32pm Joe B:

Ok Greg, rumble at The Junction!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:35pm mariano:

Oh, I thought this was going to be The Shaggs!
Avatar 2:35pm geezerette:

Chickie run!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:36pm Cliff:

At least they sang the lyric correctly, blues not news
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:37pm Cliff:

So it wasn't a complete failure
Avatar 2:38pm BEAVO:

I thought you meant the girl group The Shaggs.
  2:41pm Skives:

Now I'm really confused $$
  2:42pm ?:

great show as usual(streaming it upstate). Thank you listener Sonny Rickles for sharing the source of that clip!
  2:45pm IFisher:

Technical question: is a modulation permitted in lunkhead rock? Rags...
Avatar 2:46pm BEAVO:

Whole lotta
Rosie!
  2:47pm Chubsie Wubsie aka Dr.Erotico:

what we got here is the maddest mess of musical mayhem to mesmerize the masses in many a millennia....just sayin
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:47pm ChrisB.:

Today's show has everything! Thank you, Rex!
  2:47pm IFisher:

Show's so hep
  2:51pm P-90:

Rex is the heppest
Avatar 2:53pm geezerette:

He is,like,the utmost!
Avatar 2:57pm geezerette:

Rex,king of the sock-hop.
It's the beat!the beat! the beat!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm Cliff:

Thanks Rex!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:00pm Cliff:

And good-bye Cosmic Man
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:02pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Thanks, Rex!
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