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Our host Sama catches DJ/Producer Al Lover before his 4-months Eurotour. The two talk music-business, creating art, and Rooky Ricardo’s Records. Stay tuned for a future episode with all this good stuff, but for now, Al reviews five must-have 45s, including one of Sama’s favorites, an OV Wright cut by the name of “Ace of Spade”.
- O.V. Wright - Ace Of Spades
- Funkadelic - Can You Get To That
- Johnny Thunder - I'm Alive
- The Dynamics - Misery
- Bettye LaVette - Let Me Down Easy
The photo of Al Lover used in the episode artwork was taken by Ryan Jones, the official photographer of The Vinyl Exam.
In 2012, Al Lover became the official DJ of Austin Psych Fest. Check out the Levitation Mixtapes to get a feel for his picks.
DJ John Diaz reviews five of his favorite 45s. These are the records he would take on a deserted island:
- Barbara Mason - Bobby is My Baby
- Lee Williams and the Cymbals - I Love You More
- Willie Rodriguez Mr Guaguanco Orchestra - Boogaloo Hay
- Little Bob - I Got Loaded
- The Gaylettes - Silent River Runs Deep
Take a listen to this excellent all-vinyl mix by John: