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July 4, 2020
Options July 4, 2020 The Ping Bodie Memorial Playlist
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Artist Track Label Comments Approx. start time
Angie & The Citations  Options Headache   Angela    0:00:00 Pop‑up)  
Don Sohl and the Road Runners  Options Rampage   Dreem    0:05:28 Pop‑up)  
The Nite Caps  Options Wildcat   Bryte    0:08:18 Pop‑up)  
The Riptides  Options Machine Gun   Challenge    0:10:11 Pop‑up)  
Johnny and the Jammers  Options School Day Blues   Dart    0:15:33 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Demar  Options Cross-Eyed Alley Cat   Ford  Leiber and Stoller  0:17:47 Pop‑up)  
Billy Riley and the Little Green Men  Options Red Hot   Sun    0:19:03 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Paul  Options Step Out   Holiday    0:21:47 Pop‑up)  
The Blue Echoes  Options It's Witchcraft   Bon    0:24:08 Pop‑up)  
Carl Phillips  Options Wigwam Willie   Bobbin    0:26:13 Pop‑up)  
L.C. Smith and the Southern Playboys  Options Radio Boogie   Wango    0:29:06 Pop‑up)  
Bob Leers  Options Instant Love   Hiawatha    0:31:42 Pop‑up)  
Gene Hall  Options Monkey On The Moon   Ark    0:35:11 Pop‑up)  
Piano Slim and his Rockin' Four  Options Lot Of Shakin', Lot Of Jivin'   C and P    0:44:59 Pop‑up)  
Tommy Lomonte  Options Yeah, Yeah, Yeah   Imperial    0:45:42 Pop‑up)  
Fats Domino  Options Don't You Hear Me Calling You   Imperial    0:48:37 Pop‑up)  
The Thunderwords  Options Misery   Avenue    0:49:56 Pop‑up)  
Jackie Brenston  Options Gonna Wait For My Chance   Federal  Ike on guitar!!  0:52:26 Pop‑up)  
Elmo James with DJ Bob "Nighthawk" Terry  Options Dust My Broom   WOL Radio    0:54:47 Pop‑up)  
Eddie Kirk  Options Hog Killin' Time   King    0:57:20 Pop‑up)  
Lloyd Lambert And His Band featuring the Sax of Joe Tillman  Options Whistlin' Joe   Specialty    1:01:32 Pop‑up)  
The Blue Dots  Options Saturday Night Fish Fry   Ace    1:05:45 Pop‑up)  
The Penguins  Options Don't Do It   Mercury    1:08:08 Pop‑up)  
The Bel-Aires  Options White Port & Lemon Juice   Flip    1:11:52 Pop‑up)  
4 Dueces  Options Down It Went   Music City  "I'm so high, man, I'm scared to move..."  1:13:47 Pop‑up)  
The Invictas  Options Over The Wall   Pix    1:15:01 Pop‑up)  
The Zebras  Options "The Thang"   Jorel    1:19:23 Pop‑up)  
Dall Raney and the Umbrellas  Options Can Your Hossie Do The Dog   Hollywood    1:21:16 Pop‑up)  
Tom Kerry featuring The Rembrandts  Options The Babylon Twist Party   Star    1:23:48 Pop‑up)  
The Valiants  Options Jack The Ripper   Ridge    1:26:19 Pop‑up)  
The Speckulations  Options Hulu Hoop   Speck    1:28:16 Pop‑up)  
Captain Darby and The Buccaneers  Options Who Do They Watch   Buccaneer    1:30:26 Pop‑up)  
Fugitives  Options On Trial   D-Town    1:34:44 Pop‑up)  
The Bleaters  Options I'm Gonna Be A Wheel Someday   Guyden    1:36:53 Pop‑up)  
Steve France & The Varatones  Options She Turns Me On   Kay    1:38:40 Pop‑up)  
The Argyles  Options Farmer John   Pic 1    1:40:51 Pop‑up)  
Pepe Parra  Options Papa-Un-Mao-Mao   Ecuavox    1:42:29 Pop‑up)  
Nervous Norvus and Red Blanchard and the Smogrollers  Options The Bullfrog Hop   Dot    1:44:43 Pop‑up)  
The Dells  Options The Springer   Vee-Jay    1:49:58 Pop‑up)  
Chris Kenner  Options Don't Make No Noise   Pontchatrain    1:51:53 Pop‑up)  
The Olympics  Options Fireworks   Tri Disc    1:54:52 Pop‑up)  

Listener comments!

Avatar 1:01pm Rex:

Have your WFMU decoder ring ready and stand by for a secret message!
Avatar 1:01pm zivilars:

Hey Rex, hey everybody else! This time, eye-friendly colors from the beginning, thanks!
Avatar 1:02pm Joe B:

Decoding now .... drink ... more ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:02pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Afternoon, Rex & Fools!
Avatar 1:03pm Rex:

OVALTINE!
Avatar 1:03pm Joe B:

Ping Bodie was once traded for ... George Burns!
Avatar 1:05pm zivilars:

wild!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:05pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

On my cheapbutt Android I can see the Playlist & Comments on the same screen here - which I actually prefer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:06pm listener 126464:

there's news of a wingding happening
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:07pm Alvy Singer:

Ovaltine ehh? I'm sensing a Young Frankestein nod to Frau Blucher.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:07pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...& It seemed to me you lived your life - like a wingding in the wind...
  1:07pm Andres:

Hey Rex and peoples! No brow helps for staying cool when there's no air conditioning.
  1:07pm David in London:

Greetings Fools. Howdy Rex.
Hey Joe B and the Rev Rabbit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:08pm Gaylord Fields:

Ping Bodie may have been only a middling ballplayer, but I don't think even Babe Ruth could out-eat an ostrich.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:09pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Hullo a Dave like me! ...You mind we rejoin the UK? I could use the NHS for a couple things...
  1:11pm Papito:

Have a Great Independence Day...1776...2020 !!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:12pm Mister Dobalina:

M o M M a !
Avatar 1:13pm Hubig Pie:

Pinger's have become dinger's
  1:15pm David in London:

Rev, I’m sure we could squeeze you in...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:15pm PaulRobeson1920:

I light another cigarette
Learn to forget
  1:16pm P-90:

“...and don’t worry, we’re not going to play anything ‘patriotic’ or anything like that...”
Avatar 1:16pm Creature BoY:

Congratulations Mateo "Don't Drop Out"
  1:17pm Listener Robert:

Exactly. I was just thinking about the contents of your show before today's started, and it strikes me as VERY American. It's like it's perpetually around 1960 and filled with hot rods, moonshine, and surfers, and strangely urban and rural at the same time.
  1:17pm egould310:

America! Land of the free. And the home of the lunkheads.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:20pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...& think he once slipped in a Canadian rekkid when the hall monitor was down the bog...
  1:20pm P-90:

Good job @Matteo! Just remember what Robocop says: “stay out of trouble”, and you’ll be fine. Also: DON’T WAIT to get yourself a good tutor if you ever start to fall behind in Math.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:22pm common:

Rex, all
  1:22pm P-90:

America: where the highbrow, the lowbrow, and the no-brow can all meet at the soda shop to enjoy some quality 45 records...
  1:25pm Papito:

Hey Mom, where you put my penny loafers ? They're on your big feet Junior !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:29pm Blues Mandinga:

Ea!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:34pm common:

Bob leers sounds a bit like ozzy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:39pm Petricole:

Greetings Rex + fellow Fools. Revolution Rabbit, you are welcome to join us north of the 49th for all you can eat health care. Lurking away over here but wanted to wish you all a cool andhand caturday however you may be spending it.
  1:43pm P-90:

“Wigwam Willie” sounds a little like some old-time Army nickname for a venereal disease.
Avatar 1:44pm Mike W:

Rex, the A’s were a juggernaut compared to the other team in town (whomst i am stuck with, fandomwise)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:45pm PaulRobeson1920:

Ping Body? I am embarrassed to admit this is the first i’m hearing of him... Any book on Ping you can recommend?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:48pm ChrisB.:

Jimmy Reese, another one of Babe's roommates, is also to have said he roomed with Babe's luggage.
  1:50pm Sylvia's Mother:

Who is ozzy?
Avatar 1:50pm Rex:

PaulRobeson1920- There are several great books about the colorful weirdos that populate baseball history. One that comes to mind immediately is Craig Wright's The Man Who Stole First Base
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:51pm PaulRobeson1920:

Sweet, thank you
Avatar 1:53pm Hubig Pie:

Cocky, but good
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:55pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

These rekkids is revising my understanding of American History.
  1:55pm Dave Miss:

Favorite KDOE Expression: I’m cocky but I’m good
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56pm Mister Dobalina:

Feelin' this one!
  1:57pm Jett:

Happy Fourth of July all!
  1:58pm ?:

what is even happening on this track?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:00pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Here's to the State of Robert Johnson.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:00pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Salooot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:01pm radioronan:

Running to procure provisions but fully intend to catch hour 2 when said provisions hit the 'que.. Thanks Rex. Thanks skeleton crew....
  2:02pm egould310:

That is some soulful rhythm n blues, right there.
  2:04pm egould310:

This guy is the Eddie Van Halen of the tenor sax.
  2:05pm Papito:

Dust My Broom went where I wasn't expecting to travel ! Holy Wow ! DJ Nighthawk lead on !
  2:07pm Sylvia's Mother:

Who is Eddie Van Halen?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:08pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Fry in the Church apparently.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:08pm DouglasInDallas:

Which was from the Houston label again? Saxy set today!
  2:09pm Haz in Dallas:

Highest play count on the Mug N Bun jukebox.
Avatar 2:10pm Rex:

Douglas- That Piano Slim 45 on C and P is a proud product of Houston!
  2:12pm egould310:

@Papito No one was expecting Dust My Broom to go there. My wife is in the kitchen, and even she giggled when he called out the Grand Dragon. She’s a lunkhead, too.
  2:15pm egould310:

Sipping on a Fremont Brewery Lush IPA. Beer, and raspberry pancakes for breakfast.
  2:15pm Xangoir:

Can’t even five my head
Avatar 2:16pm Mailman Tom:

I was fond of listening to WPLJ back in the early 1970s
Avatar 2:17pm Creature BoY:

Bueller
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:17pm PaulRobeson1920:

“...drink my wine, plowman dig my earth“
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:19pm DouglasInDallas:

Thanks Rex! Weird to imagine the Brothers Gibb would ever be jive talking
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:20pm Melissa Jean:

not exactly a Sat. nite fish fry, but I'm starting to chop veg for our New England / Portuguese - style lager clambake... potatoes corn on the cob 'Gansett top neck clams hot sausages parsley red pepper flakes onions etc etc
Avatar 2:21pm Hubig Pie:

Berl 'em in beer till done, then just grill a few minutes on each side to achieve a nice char.
Avatar 2:22pm Rex:

Melissa- Sounds good! I'll be by after I finish my own BBQ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:23pm Melissa Jean:

<3
Avatar 2:24pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

I'm not sure if I should make any comments on this page now that people can read them...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:25pm PaulRobeson1920:

Twilight zone
Avatar 2:27pm Rex:

Todd-O-Phonic: Let loose and unburden yourself!
  2:29pm mic_impedance:

"Jack The Ripper" by any name smells as sweet.
Avatar 2:29pm kyle a.:

the portable radio quote - twilight zone? sounds an awful lot like dick o’neil.
Avatar 2:30pm Joe B:

Rex, sounds like we are setting course for Fort Liquordale
  2:30pm mic_impedance:

Oh, never mind. Playlist behind the sound here.
Avatar 2:31pm Rex:

Kyle A, PaulRobeson1920: Yep...that's a clip from Twilight Zone. You both win a frozen Cornish Game Hen!
Avatar 2:32pm Rex:

That's right, Joe B! Now you go get the beer...and don't drink it all this time!!
Avatar 2:33pm Hackensack Slim:

Cheers Rex, Joe B, Todd and Fellow Music Lovers. Enjoy the Holiday.
Avatar 2:33pm Joe B:

still hung over from last week's trip there!
Avatar 2:33pm Joe B:

hey Hackensack Slim!
  2:36pm Sylvia's Mother:

Todd's off! Honky Tonky Radio Girl fills in!
  2:36pm Andres:

Will you be setting sail on the Sloop Joe B?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:36pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

Pat is troubled by the fact of an eating contest with an ostrich
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:37pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

Aside from that, great show!
Avatar 2:38pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Was this Bleaters track inspired by Carl Phillips name dropping Fats Domino in "Wigwam Willie"?
  2:39pm Elle Tor's Husband:

Isn't Bodie a really great Ghost Town? I think so...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:40pm PaulRobeson1920:

Lovely haha
Avatar 2:41pm Rex:

Pat & Lizzie: Remember...the ostrich lost! The human won!
Avatar 2:42pm Mailman Tom:

Horror Island!
Avatar 2:43pm Joe B:

wow the sequel lyrics to Farmer John!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:43pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...better reach with ostrich neck...
Avatar 2:43pm Hubig Pie:

Davy Crockett
Whatcha gots in your pocket ?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:45pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Oh human won...must've distracted him...
  2:47pm yippie:

shoot the juice to me rex
  2:47pm Choggie:

El pájaro es la palabra!
Avatar 2:47pm DP:

Zorch People?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:47pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...look NervousNorvus! Musta been a good transfusion...
  2:48pm Choggie:

Norvis had a great voice.
  2:49pm Andres:

Didn't catch the lyrics but the title Papa-Un-Mao-Mao suggests it was about a father who was a Maoist times two.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:49pm PaulRobeson1920:

Dressed her in rags and tied her with fences
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:51pm PaulRobeson1920:

Communist ape smut lol
  2:54pm Papito:

One day you should play ALL copies and versions of The Bird Is The Word , for two solid hours ! I'm drooling over it now !
  2:55pm Choggie:

That Ping Bodie contest against tje ostrich reminded me of when Kobayashi challenged the grizly bear to a hot dog eating contest
Avatar 2:55pm Rex:

Papito...that sounds like a good Fool's Paradise marathon CD!
Avatar 2:56pm Rex:

Happy 4th of July everyone! Thanks for lending a lobe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm listener 126464:

Thanks Rex, FMU crew, see ya next week.
  2:57pm Choggie:

Cheers Rex, another one in the can!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

TY !
  2:59pm Andres:

Thank you, Rex!!!
  2:59pm mic_impedance:

Thanks!
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