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June 20, 2020
Options June 20, 2020 The Buster Brodie Memorial Playlist
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Artist Track Label Comments Approx. start time
The Thunderbirds  Options Summertime   Ermine    0:00:00 Pop‑up)  
Walter Bolen  Options Lion Hunt (Part Two)   Pick-A-Hit    0:04:49 Pop‑up)  
The Eden Rocs  Options The Eden Rock   Nugget    0:07:11 Pop‑up)  
Al and the Untouchables  Options Church Key   Hunt    0:09:34 Pop‑up)  
The Hi-Tombs  Options Sweet Rockin' Mama   Cannon    0:14:15 Pop‑up)  
Ray Batts  Options Wild Man Boogie   Bullett    0:16:18 Pop‑up)  
The Phantom  Options Love Me   Dot    0:19:03 Pop‑up)  
Ronnie Dawson  Options Slenderella   Backbeat    0:20:35 Pop‑up)  
The Lavenders  Options White Lightin' Effin'   Cuca    0:22:57 Pop‑up)  
Buddy Kay and The Casuals  Options The Unlucky Lover   Spear    0:24:44 Pop‑up)  
Ted Newton and the Tennessee Rhythm Boys  Options Save Me The Label   Bellwood    0:26:29 Pop‑up)  
Otis Parker  Options They Don't Have to Operate (They Just Pull the Zipper)   New Star    0:29:09 Pop‑up)  
Bobby Tuggle  Options The $64,000 Question   Checker    0:38:11 Pop‑up)  
Shakey Horton  Options Need My Baby   Cobra    0:40:49 Pop‑up)  
Huey Smith and His Clowns  Options Free Single and Disengaged   Ace    0:42:49 Pop‑up)  
Little Daddy Walton & Sons  Options Spend My Money   Pennie    0:45:27 Pop‑up)  
Riff Ruffin  Options Hoop and Holler   Enjoy    0:49:23 Pop‑up)  
Joe Houston  Options Atom Bomb   Imperial    0:51:32 Pop‑up)  
The Evergreens  Options Guitar Player   Chart    0:56:00 Pop‑up)  
The 3 Friends  Options Dedicated (To The Songs I Love)   Imperial    0:58:19 Pop‑up)  
The Deep River Boys  Options The Vanishing American   Wand    1:01:04 Pop‑up)  
The Raiders  Options Walking Through The Jungle   Brunswick    1:03:11 Pop‑up)  
The Classicals  Options The Camel   Prudential    1:05:18 Pop‑up)  
Doc and the Dolphins  Options Topless Bathing Suit   Dino    1:09:51 Pop‑up)  
Richard Ward and the Hustlers  Options (A Long Drink Of Water In A) Topless Bathing Suit   Downey    1:12:19 Pop‑up)  
Mamie Van Doren and June "Boom Boom" Wilkerson  Options Bikini With No Top On the Top   Jubilee    1:14:52 Pop‑up)  
The Silvertones  Options Seven-Piece Bathing Suit   Sweet 16    1:17:26 Pop‑up)  
Rolls Royce and the Wheels  Options Topless   Constellation    1:19:51 Pop‑up)  
Russ Garner  Options Topless Bathing Suit   Merit    1:21:47 Pop‑up)  
Kelly Rogers & Joyce Singo  Options Topless Bathing Suit   American Artists    1:24:24 Pop‑up)  
Go Go and The Spotlights  Options Piggy Hog   Edmac  Dedicated to Patty Hogg!!  1:29:38 Pop‑up)  
Les Rats  Options Wooly Bully   Fantastic    1:32:22 Pop‑up)  
Sunliners  Options Hully Gully Twist   Hercules    1:34:41 Pop‑up)  
Baby Bugs  Options Bingo's Bongo Bingo Party   Vee-Jay    1:37:04 Pop‑up)  
The Condas  Options The Bird   Norton    1:39:19 Pop‑up)  
Mo Klein and the Sargents  Options Flying Loxbox   Crystalette    1:42:21 Pop‑up)  
Linda Carr and The Impossibles  Options (I'm In Love With) The Garbage Man   Ray Star    1:46:58 Pop‑up)  
Nathaniel Mayer And His Fabulous Twilights  Options Well, I've Got News (For You)   Fortune    1:49:31 Pop‑up)  
Raymond Washington  Options Shake To The East   Tulane  "I like the way you shake that thing"  1:51:29 Pop‑up)  
Jackie and the Starlites  Options They Laughed At Me   Fire & Fury    1:54:32 Pop‑up)  

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:01pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Afternoon, Rex!
Avatar 1:01pm Rex:

"Let the cartoons begin!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:01pm Handy Haversack:

Rex! Fools! I relinquish my brain to you!
  1:01pm David in London:

I have no brow. Please rock me Rex. Hello Fools.
  1:01pm Fudgy The Whale:

Afternoon Fools! Whaddya say we really hear it for Hubb Cap?
Avatar 1:02pm Rex:

Welcome aboard, Greg! Handy...David...hello to you too!
Avatar 1:05pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Mwhah ah ah ah ah
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:05pm Handy Haversack:

David! How stands London this Saturday?
Avatar 1:05pm zivilars:

Hi everybody, hi Rex – thanks for another show! Looking forward to it!
  1:06pm SactoJennyLee:

Car 54 marathon all day today on Decades TV!

Check your local listings to watch!
  1:06pm antonio:

I’m getting the whim-whams!
Avatar 1:06pm zivilars:

Fool's Paradise is always good for my ears, but this black on dark blue playlist definitely not for my eyes ...
Avatar 1:07pm zivilars:

chat only, not the playlist
Avatar 1:07pm Mailman Tom:

Buster Brodie appeared in two movies with W.C. Fields: Tales of Manhattan and Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
  1:09pm Andres:

Good afternoon Rex and all! Can't seem to be able to locate my brow.
  1:09pm Sylvia's Mother:

Yeah! The black on blue print is impossible to read.
  1:10pm David in London:

Yo Handy. I’ve spent the afternoon writing in the garden, so all very relaxed this end. And the sun is now hovering above the yardarm, so you know what that means... How fare you in the Point of Green?
Avatar 1:10pm Rex:

Andres- All listeners are asked to kindly leave their brow at the door...
  1:11pm David in London:

Andres. Don’t worry, you’re just something new.
Avatar 1:11pm Mailman Tom:

Zivilars and Sylvia's Mother: Maybe if you get a pair of coke bottle eye glasses like Buster Brodie you may be able to read it!
Avatar 1:11pm Rev Com X:

Stop...staring...at...Buster...Brodie's...eyes
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:11pm Handy Haversack:

I like your Yardarm Mean Time. Setting my clock to match!

We have been outside most of the day -- HOT here now. Yesterday,
we canoed down to a little inlet between the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges yesterday and were there when a march that seemed to be at least twice the length of the bridge came over the Brooklyn. Amazing! We were whistling and screaming from the boats, but I don't think anyone could hear us except the cops in their boat out in the river. Heading to Queens in a bit for another protest. But when we return, it's daiquiri time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:13pm common:

Rex, fools!
Avatar 1:15pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Where's the Queens protest, Handy?
–Querulous in Queens
Avatar 1:16pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Smashing the gold star button for this Sweet Rockin' Mama!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:16pm Marley P. Dogg:

Afternoon Rex and fellow Rex-o-philes! Hope everyone is well!
Avatar 1:16pm zivilars:

@Mailman Tom: If you can read this board easily, you must be the Man with the X-Ray Eyes ...
Avatar 1:20pm zivilars:

Turned up the brightness of my monitor to 11 – now it's bearable
  1:21pm Splash Morgan:

"Love Me" Greatest record ever recorded
  1:22pm Sylvia's Mother:

Whoa! "You get an idea what is underneath"!
Avatar 1:22pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Nice toy piano solo in this one
Avatar 1:23pm Rex:

Is the background better?? We aim to please...
  1:23pm Sylvia's Mother:

Sadly, no.
Avatar 1:24pm zivilars:

Rex: Much better, thanks!!
  1:24pm Splash Morgan:

Groovy colors Rex
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:24pm Handy Haversack:

@JJJ: "Dutch Kills Green," that little triangle at the end of the bridge by Jackson, Northern, Queens Blvd. 2:30. Also one at Queens Blvd. and 46th at 1:30, I think.
Avatar 1:24pm zivilars:

although the (clickable) user names are now unreadable
Avatar 1:24pm zivilars:

better than the comments though
Avatar 1:25pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Wow, groovy. Thanks HH
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:26pm Handy Haversack:

I haven't been to Queens in three months -- and it's a twelve-minute walk away!
  1:28pm Papito:

Ray Milland played The Man With The XRay Eyes ! Spoiler Alert... At the end he could see into the Center of the Universe and he saw God! Then he plucked his eyes out of his head and could still see ! Also the great insult comic Don Rickles played Xs manager, a con man using Xs power for money!
Avatar 1:28pm Juke Joint Jonny:

You're in the Williamsburg. I'm just across the crick in Sunnyside.
  1:29pm SactoJennyLee:

That ain't hoodlin! The Lavenders done goofed! Time for my tacos before the next 54 episode!
Avatar 1:30pm zivilars:

@Papito: I love this movie, not sure about the ending anymore, though – was the "I can STILL see!" left in the movie? I believe it was cut, wasn't it?
  1:31pm captain mike:

Love when Ray x ray Eyes goes to a swinging 60’s party and sees everybody bare naked! Now that’s a Pawty!
Avatar 1:32pm zivilars:

"The Man With The X-Ray Eyes" by The Deadbeat Poets is a nice song, BTW
Avatar 1:33pm zivilars:

one of so many songs I discovered because of the great Bill Kelly – man, I hope he will be back with Teenage Wasteland
  1:33pm Sylvia's Mother:

"They just pull the zipper"??
  1:33pm David in London:

Echowolf is on good form today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:33pm Handy Haversack:

@JJJ, in northern Greenpoint, us. You're in Sunnyside? One of my favorite neighborhoods. Though I miss Chip's and P. J. Horgan's.
Avatar 1:35pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Yeah, the nabe has taken some hits lately. There's a new wave version of Horgan's now, but it ain't the same.
  1:35pm SactoJennyLee:

ATTENTION! IT'S THE 54 LOW BROW DROP IN EPISODE NOW!
  1:36pm Papito:

I think it was edited out but it would have made a big impact to the story. I'm not sure but I think I heard they didn't want to upset the audience by getting too heavy with the use oh God and all that it implied!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:37pm common:

Hee
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:37pm Handy Haversack:

"*You're* bald!"

"Correction: I *was* bald!"
  1:37pm Sylvia's Mother:

Well, I don't want no baldheaded man / Gonna make me mean / Gonna make me mean...
Avatar 1:37pm zivilars:

@Papito: Yeah, that's how the story was in the back in my mind, too ... Still, a powerful ending and definitely my favourite Corman movie by far!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:38pm Handy Haversack:

Was he credited as "little bald winged monkey"?
  1:39pm Sylvia's Mother:

Sanger Hall over in Sunnyside is nice.
  1:40pm johnk77:

great show selecter
@zivilars if u happen to have
sirius/xm
bill kelly on sat. nites
underground garage channel
8pm->midnite eastern
  1:41pm Maurice the Motorcycle Rider:

Does it have to be $64,000?
Avatar 1:41pm zivilars:

considering inflation, the $64.000 question back then probably was what is the $1.000.000 question now
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:41pm Handy Haversack:

Thanks for the tip, Sylvia's Mother -- filed away for future use!

OK, Fools! Sad to leave you and enter the world of the browed, but it has to be done. Catch you next time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:41pm Bob Slee:

The $64,000 answer: YES!!!
Avatar 1:43pm zivilars:

@johnk77: I had SiriusXM for a while and listened to Bill's show there back then (only subscribed for The Underground Garage) – unfortunately, I don't have it anymore. Too expensive – and too difficult to pay here from Germany, as it is basically illegal to subscribe from here ... (not that they were gladly willing to take my money with a fake NY address, of course, but as a non-native speaker, I hate that cancelling isn't possible without telephoning them ... :)
  1:46pm egould310:

Urba Sekatimmler!
  1:46pm Sylvia's Mother:

After some of today's selections, I don't know if we need herbal sex stimulant!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:46pm Mister Dobalina:

Where is Morris and his motor-cicle?
  1:47pm Sex Stimmular:

Just listen to Sexy Rexy and donate. Bill Kelly has enough money
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:47pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Ordering some herbal sex stimulant on Amazon…for a friend.
  1:48pm Maurice the Motorcycle Rider:

I'm laid up with the Weird Beards and my old lady
Avatar 1:49pm Rex:

Greg- Order in bulk and save money!
Avatar 1:49pm zivilars:

@Sex Stimmular: SiriusXM definitely is too expensive in comparison to what WFMU has to offer for me ... Love Bill's show, love Rex' show and so much more, that's why I'm donating, of course!
  1:49pm SactoJennyLee:

I just caught Jimmy and Jackie showin the Lavenders how hambonehoodlin' is really done on the HeeHaw during a 54 commercial!!!
Avatar 1:52pm Rex:

Sacto- Fool's Paradise, Car 54 and Hee Haw. Just different branches on the same tree of stupid...
Avatar 1:55pm zivilars:

Funny that this song is listed as "Atom Bomb" in the playlist, but as "Earthquake" when I shazam it ... Guess there's disagreement which catastrophe it is.
  1:57pm egould310:

lunkhead rock n roll
  2:00pm SactoJennyLee:

A listing tree of stupid no less, the only thing keepin it standin is termites holdin hands!

Thanks for the solid sends, Rex!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:01pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Songs that reference other songs are the best songs.
  2:05pm egould310:

I can feel my IQ dropping. Feels good.
  2:06pm egould310:

Might be the vodka, too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:07pm Mister Dobalina:

oH NO! Not vodka..that's taken a back seat...far back.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:08pm Bob Slee:

NASTROVJA !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:10pm Mister Dobalina:

And tomorrow is Solstice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:11pm Mister Dobalina:

Opps, wrong...today is Solstice. Me so dumb, but I'm just a simple, unfrozen, caveman.
Avatar 2:12pm zivilars:

This sounds like "The Girl Can't Help It"
  2:14pm Maurice the Motorcycle Rider:

T. O. P. L. E. S. S.
  2:14pm egould310:

@zivilars It’s a twelve bar blues. Every rock song sounds like “The Girl Can’t Help It”.
Avatar 2:14pm zivilars:

@egould310: You got a point there :)
  2:15pm Fudgy The Whale:

. . .but nothing sounds as unique as Hubb Kapp
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:19pm Mister Dobalina:

This is so COOL! Can't believe Maurice the Motor-Cicle Rider is on the chat board!
  2:21pm egould310:

Sexy custody...
  2:21pm Sylvia's Mother:

...or hold her for questioning.
  2:22pm Spazz HQ - Brill Bldg:

Perhaps the City Surfers "Sun Tan Baby"?
Avatar 2:22pm Hackensack Slim:

This set has me wishing I was at the Mermaid Parade. (Woulda been today, I believe)
  2:24pm captain mike:

Mother please don’t go Topless that’s a good ‘un too
  2:24pm ed:

Loving this topless theme! Hey Rex, BTW I received the "Only The Ugly" CD. It's hilarious! Thanks!
Avatar 2:24pm Rex:

Sorry Spazz...only "topless" tunes here...
Avatar 2:32pm Rex:

Ed- I'm sure you'll enjoy your "Only The Ugly" CD for years to come!!
  2:32pm David in London:

This corner of North London is currently doing the Piggy Hog. The neighbours are looking on. I’m fairly sure their expression is one of envy. What else could it be..?
Avatar 2:34pm Rex:

Someday the whole world can unite to do the Piggy Hog!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:39pm Greg from ZONE 5:

IQ…dropping…Brain…leaking…out…ear…
  2:42pm egould310:

Dude got his uncle to play an accordion solo on this song? Respect.
  2:43pm Splash Morgan:

You don't have wet brain, do you Greg?
  2:44pm David in London:

Greg, I’d try and help you, but I’m now too stupid to assist properly.
Avatar 2:45pm Rex:

Greg - Congratulations! You're now one of us. One of us! One of us!
Avatar 2:46pm Juke Joint Jonny:

"A chicken in every Loxbox" was Al Gore's campaign slogan
  2:50pm Splash Morgan:

DON'T shoot the juice to me Garbage Man!
  2:52pm Andres:

Rex - left my brow at the door and don't want it back now, I have no further use for it. A fine show today. Thank you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:54pm radioronan:

Thanks Rex.. until next time..Thanks skeleton crew.. Keep shakin' people!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:54pm Mister Dobalina:

Great show, Rex!
Avatar 2:55pm Rex:

In case there's anyone left...thanks for listening! And thanks to Ruth back at WFMU HQ for beaming us out to space!!
Avatar 2:55pm Dominick:

Thank you Rex!
Avatar 2:57pm zivilars:

That was a good laugh
Avatar 2:57pm kyle a.:

thanks for another great show, rex! quite grateful you're able to broadcast from home base.
  2:57pm SactoJennyLee:

Time to get back in our big fat car so we can boogie on outta here!

Thanks, Rex!

Till next week, it's been real!
Avatar 2:58pm zivilars:

thanks for a great show, Rex!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Thanks, Rex!
  2:59pm egould310:

Thanx Wrecks!
Avatar 3:00pm Hackensack Slim:

Rex, I thank you for another great show and my aged eyes thank you for the gray background.
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