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.

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October 26, 2021 56 min

Halloween is here again. Co-host Sean dusts off his sampler of spooky sounds and also takes us on an adventure into the experimental world of pioneer synth duo Beaver & Krause.   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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Guest host DJ Lola Kinks joins us on our last installment celebrating Philadelphia International Records' 50th anniversary. She takes us on a tour through this oft-forgotten period in Jackson family history.

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October 12, 2021 50 min

Co-host Peter takes us past the obvious and into the sublime with the second installment of our three-part celebration of Philadelphia International Records. At the center of this discussion is the unjustly unsung singer Billy Paul.  

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October 5, 2021 50 min

The crew kicks off season 3 with a celebration of 50 years of Philadelphia International Records. Co-host Jeremy pulls this Lou Rawls reinvention that merges that Philly soul sound with one of the crooning greats.  

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For our final ReWind of the break, we offer a peek behind the curtain with a Patreon bonus episode classic, the Chi-Lites, as we chronicle their career and listen to this 45.  

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Co-host Sean's rewind pick is the intense story of The Chambers Brothers.  While not our most popular episode, it's consistently one fans seem to be affected by, check it out.   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 14, 2021 56 min

Co-host Jeremy picks this underappreciated gem out of the dusty bin of old podcasts and calls your attention back to the singular talent that is Dinah Washington.  

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September 7, 2021 43 min

We dust off this season 1 classic where the crew visits Steven "Plastic Crimewave" Krakow just before the pandemic. Revisit lighter times with the obscure side of Bread. 

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For our 100th episode and season 2 finale, the crew turn to the artist and album responsible for our theme song—Bobby Bryant's The Jazz Excursion Into Hair. We also reflect on some of our favorite selections from this season.  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 peop...

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August 24, 2021 51 min

Healthcare worker, DJ, and record collector Mark Weathersby joins us to talk Johnny Mathis, specifically the crooner's soulful 1973 comeback album I'm Coming Home. The IBTFAD crew are forced to take back some dismissive comments they've made about the artist in previous episodes.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend about us. B...

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August 17, 2021 55 min

DJ and music supervisor Taylor Rowley returns to the program to highlight yet another thrift store staple—singer-songwriter Carole King. We take a look at Wrap Around Joy, a record that often gets lost in the shadow of the ever-present hanging Tapestry.   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 re...

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August 10, 2021 49 min

Co-host Jeremy blasts off with Buffy Sainte-Marie's Moonshot. Viewed in its day as a disappointingly mainstream effort from the uncompromising folksinger, the album has fared better with time.   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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August 3, 2021 60 min

Guest host Wes Wheat returns to the podcast with a 1980 Smokey Robinson solo outing and helps the team traverse Robinson's miraculous career.  

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July 27, 2021 48 min

Co-host Jeremy tries to coax a tear into your beer as we consider a largely unsung country legend—Ray Price. For the Good Times finds Ray shifting from honky-tonk innovator to Nashville pop star.  

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July 19, 2021 54 min

DJ and musicologist Greg Caz returns to the show to give bassist and vocalist Michael Henderson his due. As we discuss the disparity between Henderson's early avant-garde work with Miles Davis and his later R&B solo records such as Goin' Places, we discover that the two phases have more in common than one might think.   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes...

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Musician Chris Brokaw stops by with a copy of Chester & Lester, the first collaboration between guitar virtuosos Chet Atkins and Les Paul. As we look at the careers of both artists, we also illustrate the importance of this unique pairing of two towering figures.   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?...

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July 5, 2021 42 min

Co-host Peter tells the tale of the Crusaders, the unsung backbone of popular music for nearly two decades. Meanwhile, co-host Jeremy converts to smooth jazz, or rather, jazz-funk.   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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June 28, 2021 47 min

Co-host Jeremy takes us on a trip into the world of a blossoming Graham Nash. On his debut solo album, we find the singer-songwriter maturing both personally and politically at the height of his success.   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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Our good buddy Jake Watkins drops in to get hyped with the crew on this choice selection from the catalog of pop rock masters Daryl Hall & John Oates—Private Eyes. We offer many reasons as to why they are one of the greatest duos in history.     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, ...

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June 15, 2021 52 min

Radio DJ & music supervisor Taylor Rowley joins us again to explore this release from thespian Richard Harris and his interpretations of songwriting master Jimmy Webb's unique pieces of music.  

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