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Wax! Crackle! Pop! #84: Funky Home Cookin’ with Pam Torno

Monday, November 23


Before you step out into the whirlwind of holiday travel and start giving thanks to everyone in sight, step in to our aural kitchen as DJ Pamchop, aka Pam Torno, has dished up some flavorful platters for you. Whether you look to escape or embrace Turkey Day, you can’t deny this fine spread of Funky Turkey, Soul Dressing and American Pie…



Home Cookin’ by Jr. Walker and All Stars from Home Cookin’ (1968)
Chicken Strut by The Meters from Struttin’ (1970)
Funky Turkey by The Jive Turkeys from Bread & Butter (2010)
Duck Hunt by The Mighty Imperials from Thunder Chicken (2004)
Mashed Potato Time by Dee Dee Sharp from 45 single (1962)

Soul Dressing by Booker T & the MG’s from Soul Dressing (1964)
Pass The Peas by The JB’s from Food For Thought (1972)
Fried Neckbones and Some Home Fries by Willie Bobo from Uno Sos Tres (1966)
Pots On Fiyo (File Gumbo)/Who I Got To Fall On (If The Pot Get Heavy) by Dr. John from The Sun Moon & Herbs (1971)
American Pie by Groove Holmes from American Pie (1972)
Great Pumpkin Waltz by Vince Guaraldi from Oh Good Grief! (1968)

The Airport Song by The Byrds from Preflyte (1964/1969)
It’s So Nice (To See Old Friends) by Minnie Ripperton from Perfect Angel (1974)
Grandma’s Hands by Merry Clayton from Merry Clayton (1971)
I’m Going Home (part I) by Joe Hicks from I’m Just Like You: Sly’s Stone Flower (1969/2014)
Mother-In-Law by Clarence Carter from 45 single (1973)
Blood Is Thicker Than Water by William DeVaughn from Be Thankful For What You Got (1974)

It Makes No Difference by The Band from The Last Waltz (1976)
The Night They Drive Old Dixie Down by The Band from The Last Waltz (1976)
I Thank You by Sam & Dave from 45 single (1968)

Comment by Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythem Band from 45 single (1969)


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