Things I've collected over the years or acquired on mixtapes and comps and the library and my parents' attic or gathered from the internet. Let's just say all over the place, I make no claims to "discovering" or "owning" anything and neither do you. It's whatever I feel like playing that week. Things that may or may not be familiar. Who knows. Past weeks here too. Just click on this for the previous 18.
But enough about previous shows, here's this one:
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GOGI GRANT- The Wayward Wind (1956)
HANK BALLARD- Streaking (1976)
Answer to Napoleon XIV's They're Coming To Take Me Away Ha-ha
HOMER & JETHRO- We Didn't Sink the Bismarck (1960)
Spoof of Sink The Bismarck
SYLVESTER BRADFORD- I Like Girls (1958)
”FAT” JACK E. LEONARD w/RAY CONNIFF- That's the Way You Gotta Sing Today (1958)
JERRY COLONNA- The Velvet Glove (1953)
Like most people, I only knew of him as a joke in Warner Brothers cartoons before ever seeing him well into my adult life.
While some celebrities ubiquitous in old cartoons like Edward G. Robinson and Peter Lorre endured, you need to go out of your way to find out about Bert Gordon (“Do you really mean it?”), Lew Lehr (“Monkeys is the craziest people”), or Fanny Brice (I'm only 3½ years old).
JIMMY CROSS- The Ballad of James Bong (1965)
JOHN D. LOUDERMILK- Calling Dr. Casey (1962)
JOHNNY & THE BAA-BAAS- Move Along (1960)
SPIKE JONES & THE CITY SLICKERS- Leave The Dishes In the Sink, Mama! (1945)
LOUIS JONES- The Birds Is Coming (1963)
LOUIS JORDAN- Look Out, Sister (1947)
Sequel to Beware, Brother, Beware
LUCIA PAMELA- Walking On the Moon (1969)
From flexi-disc inside MAD Super Special #26. I defy anyone to find a song more 70s than this.
MARQUIS CHIMPS- Red Rose Tea (1960)
MICKEY KATZ- Come On-A My House
From LP Mickey Katz and His Orchestra, c. 1955
TWO LESLIES- Miss Porkington (1936)
ESQUIVEL- Mucha Muchacha (1962)
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