I'd Buy That For A Dollar

I'd Buy That For A Dollar

A podcast about inexpensive, common and underappreciated records that are waiting to be rediscovered.

Episodes

November 29, 2022 56 min

Radio DJ and Comedy Minus One label head Jon Solomon is our guest as we feature our first ever compilation on the podcast. We play selections from the Mekons, Gang of Four, the Flowers, and 2.3 as we learn about the influence of the Fast Product label on DIY punk culture.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend about us. Broke and have no fri...

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Co-host Jeremy shows us his cure for the seasonal blues: cozy folk music. We look at the career of American folksinger Lui Collins as we listen to her second album, Baptism of Fire.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend about us. Broke and have no friends? Leave us a review, it helps more people find us. Thanks!

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November 15, 2022 52 min

Co-host Sean leads the way through the story of Sicilian American jazz singer and actress Morgana King. We discover an artist who is uncompromising and resolute in the face of repression and tragedy.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend about us. Broke and have no friends? Leave us a review, it helps more people find us. Thanks!

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November 8, 2022 50 min

Guest Lauren Raham returns to the podcast with dollar bin heat from the group Change. We detail some of the key players on this third album from the post-disco collective, which finds them transitioning to a contemporary R&B sound.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend about us. Broke and have no friends? Leave us a review, it helps mor...

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October 31, 2022 46 min

Scott Shaaf, co-owner of Pinwheel Records in Chicago, joins us to discuss the Korgis. We examine why this excellent UK new wave/synth-pop group didn't quite make the same impact in the States as many of their contemporaries.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend about us. Broke and have no friends? Leave us a review, it helps more peopl...

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October 24, 2022 67 min

We conclude our focus on the year 1972 in music with our Halloween episode! To celebrate the holiday we experience the haunted sounds of the fourth album from Bahamian folksinger Exuma. Enter... if you dare.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend about us. Broke and have no friends? Leave us a review, it helps more people find us. Thanks!

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October 17, 2022 50 min

Guest Steven "Plastic Crimewave" Krakow joins us as we continue to look at the year 1972 in music. On the turntable is the fourth album from British folk rock band Steeleye Span. We examine the group's approach to traditional folk music as well as detail the background of the tracks featured.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a frien...

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October 10, 2022 51 min

Co-host Jeremy brings a left-field selection for our latest look at the year 1972 in music: The Ventures. Best known for their instrumental hits from the 1960s, we look further into the surprisingly long and influential career from these surf rock pioneers.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend about us. Broke and have no friends? Leave us ...

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October 3, 2022 52 min

We kickoff season 4 with a celebration of the year 1972! Co-host Sean drops the needle on this hard-to-pin-down offering from new-age jazz outfit the Paul Winter Consort.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend about us. Broke and have no friends? Leave us a review, it helps more people find us. Thanks! 

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September 26, 2022 64 min

For our final ReWind of the season break, we revisit our episode on the Environments series. Learn more about these fascinating audio artifacts and their creator, Irv Teibel.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend about us. Broke and have no friends? Leave us a review, it helps more people find us. Thanks!

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With the recent passing of jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis, co-host Jeremy decided that we should revisit one of our season 2 episodes where we covered the jazz legend. This bargain bin staple finds Lewis at the peak of his career and this episode finds the podcast beginning to gel into its current form.  If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend abou...

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September 12, 2022 56 min

For our first ReWind of the break, we shake the stardust off this season 1 gem. Listen to us gush over outlaw country legend Willie Nelson and his turn to pop standards.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend about us. Broke and have no friends? Leave us a review, it helps more people find us. Thanks! 

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September 5, 2022 44 min

Join us as we look back on season 3, highlighting our favorite albums and featuring musical selections we missed from some of them. We will return with season 4 on October 4, 2022. Episode cover artwork by Ellen VanderMyde.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend about us. Broke and have no friends? Leave us a review, it helps more people fin...

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August 29, 2022 57 min

Guest Beau Gordon joins us for our season 3 finale as we look at the career of home recording pioneer and pop song craftsman Emitt Rhodes. From raw deals to personality flaws, we investigate why Rhodes' music isn't better known.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend about us. Broke and have no friends? Leave us a review, it helps mo...

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August 22, 2022 59 min

Lance Barresi, the owner of Permanent Records, joins us to discuss the 1969 debut album from horn-powered rock outfit Chicago. We pay special attention to lead guitarist Terry Kath, with some surprising innovations for a group that many associate with their later power ballads.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend about us. Broke and have ...

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August 15, 2022 50 min

We are joined again by Mark Weathersby aka DJ Mahogany, who brings us the highly danceable second album from English multi-instrumentalist Chas Jankel. We look at Jankel's background with new-wave act Ian Dury and the Blockheads, his solo career, and his inexplicable change from "Chas" to "Chaz."   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or ...

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August 8, 2022 68 min

Guest Ike Turner returns to the podcast as we finally give Ray Parker Jr. his flowers. We listen to his band Raydio and detail the long, impressive career of this Detroit-born guitarist who eventually became a household name for the Ghostbusters theme.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend about us. Broke and have no friends? Leave us a rev...

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August 1, 2022 46 min

Jeremy shows us that jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard's mid-seventies Columbia releases are cheap heat well worth investing in. All of the fusion and jazz-funk elements that made people call Freddie "the next Miles Davis" are present.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend about us. Broke and have no friends? Leave us a review, it ...

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July 25, 2022 59 min

DJ Lola Kinks returns, bringing some much needed new-wave sounds to the podcast courtesy of English outfit Level 42. We detail the band's early jazz-funk roots and their transition to international sophisti-pop stars.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend about us. Broke and have no friends? Leave us a review, it helps more people find ...

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July 18, 2022 48 min

Jeremy brings us the debut album from punk-turned-folky Phranc. We tell the unique tale of this self-proclaimed "All-American Jewish lesbian folksinger," from her appearance in The Decline of Western Civilization documentary to becoming one of the country's top Tupperware salesladies.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend about ...

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