Jul 162012

Sounds of the Hall in roughly 33 1/3 minutes!

Let’s try this again, following the technical difficulties that caused last night’s Thrifty posting to fade into the cloud

Greetings, seekers of the weird, the rare, the unusual, and the literally near-worthless! I come to you again in Saturday Night Shut-In form, bringing a wide variety of tunes culled from the thrift stores, yard sales, and garbage cans of our proud nation’s capitol.


[audio:https://www.rocktownhall.com/blogs/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/SNSI-07-14-12.mp3|titles=RTH Saturday Night Shut-In, episode 84]

[Note: You can add Saturday Night Shut-In episodes to your iTunes by clicking here. The Rock Town Hall feed will enable you to easily download Saturday Night Shut-In episodes to your digital music player.]


  10 Responses to “Rock Town Hall’s Saturday Night Shut-In: A Thrifty Music Edition, Vol. 4 Reboot!”

  1. Our apologies for the glitch in the original posting of HVB’s latest Thrifty Music edition of Saturday Night Shut-In. Here it is again, in all it’s beat-to-hell glory!

  2. Slim Jade


  3. hrrundivbakshi

    Thank you, Slim! I am quietly proud.

  4. HVB, I don’t have time to get down to specifics yet, but I finally got to listen to this whole episode. GREAT work. As always you are a tribute to what this place can be.

    Although the one unexpectedly downbeat song did bring me down, man, your rip captured some of the warmest scratches known to the digital age.

    As always, I encourage others to step up to the mic!

  5. A really quality, wonderful show, HVB.

  6. Yes — a cracklin’ good song. I am ashamed to admit I don’t have a turntable set up anymore, so it got me all nostalgic.

  7. misterioso

    Nice show, some excellent obscurities.

  8. hrrundivbakshi

    Thank you, one and all. I have to admit, this particular collection set a high bar for me. Still, one must always march into any headwind with vigor and determination. I shall endeavor to meet or exceed my own high standards in future installations of this series.

  9. cliff sovinsanity

    The “Can You Waddle?” song would have been much more brilliant if they had found a word that rhymes with waddle.

    I’m not ashamed to admit that I thought Love-itis was originally penned by the J.Geils Band.

    Thoroughly enjoyed the show.

  10. hrrundivbakshi

    The real lost opportunity in that Waddle song is the lyric in the bridge. You just *know* that it was originally written thusly:

    Nothing looks so good as a good-lookin’ girl doin’ the waddle

    She looks so fine with her big behind doin’ the waddle… it drives me out of my mind!

    … but instead, it got bowdlerized to:

    She looks so fine in her big boss line doin’ the waddle… it drives me out of my mind!

    … which is not only less truthful, less hit-worthy, and generally less cool — it doesn’t make any sense! Bad decision, Mr. Producer-guy! Let the Spartans be the Spartans!

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