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Options October 20, 2008: 45 and under

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Artist Track Album Comments Approx. start time
beachbuggy  (We Don't have) A Machine   Options single    0:00:00 ()
Cathode  sweet baja   Options single    0:07:36 ()
Sybarite?  ?   red 45...    0:11:09 ()
Metrovavan  the lost notes   Options     0:16:22 ()
flowchart  flutter by butterfly   Options     0:20:56 ()
wisdom of harry  sportspod   Options     0:24:53 ()
out hud  hominid hump   Options     0:38:53 ()
tortoise  Why We Fight   Options     0:39:39 ()
fridge  It's All On   Options     0:44:06 ()
Kimonophonic  Vermont   Options     0:47:35 ()
Kimonophonic  Blue Snow   Options     0:50:29 ()
departure lounge  fortunado   Options     0:53:25 ()
Daniel Johnston  come to me tonight   Options     0:56:44 ()
gary numan  Bombers   Options     1:08:15 ()
Jesus and Mary Chain  you trip me up   Options     1:08:29 ()
Le Hoodoo Gurus  Leilani   Options     1:10:46 ()
tuff monks  After the Fireworks   Options     1:15:31 ()
Jeanette  Porque Te Vas   Options     1:27:00 ()
Jimmie Rodgers  kisses sweeter than wine   Options     1:28:51 ()
Patrick Fitzgerald  live out my stars!!!   Options     1:31:01 ()
Apple Glass Syndrome  Someday   Options     1:34:14 ()
electric sound of joy  play away   Options     1:46:36 ()
hank jacobs  So Far Away   Options     1:48:18 ()
jazzin hell (james Kochalka first band)  Let's Go Steady   Options     1:54:04 ()
hefner  trouble kid   Options     1:56:21 ()
ralph young  ku la la   Options     1:58:54 ()
kurt weisman  mouse house   Options     2:07:05 ()
elmer schmidt  haunted honkytonk   Options     2:09:53 ()
bloodshot bill  high and dry   Options     2:10:26 ()
rockateens  Bloodhound   Options     2:21:20 ()
blood in the saddle  poor lonesome cowboy   Options     2:25:14 ()
grandpa boy  Undone   Options     2:28:45 ()
Sir Winston & The Commons  we're gonna love   Options     2:33:17 ()
the others  I'm in need   Options     2:33:35 ()
the rackateers  easy on the slacks   Options     2:35:41 ()
ashley von hurter  in my oven   Options     2:37:52 ()
the users  sick of you   Options     2:38:37 ()
unnatural helpers  break that horse   Options     2:43:46 ()
major stars  pocket   Options     2:45:25 ()
pity fucks  plug in baby   Options     2:49:50 ()
fondled  never be your girl   Options     2:58:12 ()
Davie Allan and the Arrows  shape of things to come   Options     2:58:19 ()
Jonathan Richman  Affection   Options     2:58:53 ()

Listener comments!

  Mon. 10/20/08 9:07am Parq:

Ooh! "Pat" has two Ps in Japan.
  Mon. 10/20/08 9:08am bw:

u referin to the comic I accidently posted Parq?
  Mon. 10/20/08 9:14am Bad Ronald:

There's a perfect girlfriend joke here somewhere...
  Mon. 10/20/08 9:15am Parq:

Jais, Ben. I figured you were in reruns.
  Mon. 10/20/08 9:17am bw:

just showing that I can only function cut and copy style.. all fixed now.. the 45 covers are from a great site called lpcovers
  Mon. 10/20/08 9:17am monera:

1st comment. whoa!
  Mon. 10/20/08 9:25am Bad Ronald:

I thought Senor Wences was just a hand w/ a wig.
  Mon. 10/20/08 9:32am Jose El Plumero:

Hola amigos, buenas dias
  Mon. 10/20/08 9:32am Parq:

No, Ron, the face in the box was another part of his act. As the 45 cover suggests, he'd say, "Saw right?" and the box would open and the face would say "Saw right!" Culture marches on.
  Mon. 10/20/08 9:32am Yp:

Oh damn, I forgot about the 7" thing. This should be great.
  Mon. 10/20/08 9:34am Bad Ronald:

Thanks for the clarification Parq!
  Mon. 10/20/08 9:36am north guinea hills:

i have that flowchart 7" sean oneil's (and erin's) old band. now he does minimal techno in berlin
  Mon. 10/20/08 9:40am north guinea hills:

old school tortoise!
  Mon. 10/20/08 9:42am bw:

what does the new berlin stuff sound like?
  Mon. 10/20/08 9:49am north guinea hills:

well, since sean moved from philly last year, his stuff sounds like clinical kompact mimimal techno. he has two labels now found and unfound sounds. unfound is mostly techno stuff, while found is mostly field recordings droney stuff....
  Mon. 10/20/08 9:57am stingy d:

hi, nice record covers... is this 45 week? those are 45's?
  Mon. 10/20/08 9:58am Bad Ronald:

si si d
  Mon. 10/20/08 9:59am stingy d:

and walkman is about to tell me that friday is the first day of the record suare?
  Mon. 10/20/08 9:59am billy jam:

hey B.Walker.....good show to get into this great WFMU week ahead of all 45's. And I love all those great covers you have incorporated into your playlist. Will be checking out that website - lpcovers.com -
  Mon. 10/20/08 10:05am Richard:

Cool tunes! The correct URL for that LP covers site is http://lpcoverlover.com/
  Mon. 10/20/08 10:06am bw:

billy jam! listened to your friday show yesterday
what an interview with mr harper.. and your joe the plummer mix was amazing too
  Mon. 10/20/08 10:07am bw:

thanks Richard!
  Mon. 10/20/08 10:07am Bad Ronald:

Yeah BillyJ last Friday's show was off the hook!
  Mon. 10/20/08 10:10am north guinea hills:

damn bw, you're killing it this morning...

yeah, billy's show annihilated w/ much awesomeness as always friday
  Mon. 10/20/08 10:12am stingy d:

what's wrong with those hosers after billy jam tho?
  Mon. 10/20/08 10:15am monera:

I'll probably tape this show as soon as I get home.
  Mon. 10/20/08 10:20am s in s:

dracula cha cha cha??? that is bound to be the least likely word pair in history. LOL!!!
  Mon. 10/20/08 10:22am Bad Ronald:

Are we going to hear some Buzzcocks? This being "Singles Going Steady" week and all...
  Mon. 10/20/08 10:23am bw:

i didn't bring in my buzzcock single!! hah
  Mon. 10/20/08 10:27am Tim:

Jannette … One of my all time favorites. Thanks!
  Mon. 10/20/08 10:27am different daniel:

  Mon. 10/20/08 10:30am ?:

  Mon. 10/20/08 10:30am s in s:

for the jeanette lovers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25ckdkg1xCw
carlos saura's cria cuervos.
  Mon. 10/20/08 10:31am north guinea hills:

that was jimmie rodgers???? learn something new every day...
  Mon. 10/20/08 10:35am JTK:

I was recently singing that Jimmy Rodgers tune. I have the vinyl version and have been meaning to pull it out of the pile to take a serious listen.

  Mon. 10/20/08 10:43am bw:

I really did jinx myself!! the first song at the wrong speed
  Mon. 10/20/08 10:44am Bad Ronald:

We still love you.

Tough break w/Roberta - offer her a sandwich, I'll bet she comes back on....
  Mon. 10/20/08 10:49am bw:

thanks BR
  Mon. 10/20/08 10:56am Lee:

I thought "lets go steady" was atom and his package?
  Mon. 10/20/08 10:59am Cecile:

Hugo and Luigi! The producer dudes who syruped up those RCA Sam Cooke records.
  Mon. 10/20/08 11:07am Bad Ronald:

It's spelled Cha-Hua-Hua but pronounced "Like the Dog"!

(did not know that Cecille, thanks)
  Mon. 10/20/08 11:09am Cecile:

you're very welcome, Bad Ron.
  Mon. 10/20/08 11:16am dc pat:

man that sounded like Charlie Feathers.
  Mon. 10/20/08 11:17am dc pat:

  Mon. 10/20/08 11:22am jess_shambler:

Don't forget about your local library, Ben Walker! Books are better off publicly collected. There's no public library for obscure 45s! Then again, maybe you're collecting rare books. That's okay.
PS. Your show is one of my new favorites of all time. Thanks for making Monday mornings bearable.
  Mon. 10/20/08 11:24am bw:

I do use the library for the word books, on my shelves are art books, comic books, and photo books.. heavy books - hope I don't move any time soon
  Mon. 10/20/08 11:27am GP:

Way to make that Stratocaster sound like a fiddle!
  Mon. 10/20/08 11:31am ko:

i hope you don't move anytime soon, too.
  Mon. 10/20/08 11:35am Bad Ronald:

Hey, that rabbit's doing what I was thinking!
  Mon. 10/20/08 11:36am GP:

Nice cannonballs
  Mon. 10/20/08 11:41am Richard:

What a rad ATR cover!
  Mon. 10/20/08 11:47am GP:

This Major Stars song is the best song I have heard today, sounds like some 60's proto-punk psychadelic garage band. If this is old stuff, they were WAY ahead of their time.
  Mon. 10/20/08 11:51am bw:

they recent.. check Brian Turner archives and hear live WFMU major stars sets!!
  Mon. 10/20/08 11:52am Cecile:

I saw them live about 5 years ago. Crushingly great!
  Mon. 10/20/08 11:52am GP:

Cool BW, thanks for the info...Again, I'm learning something new on FMU every day!
  Mon. 10/20/08 11:54am dc pat:

man, WFMU should only play 45's all year. 7" ONLY!!!
  Mon. 10/20/08 11:58am Parq:

Great start to the 45s week, Ben. The Modern Lovers wasn't a single, but it should have been. Let it forth, Liz!
  Mon. 10/20/08 11:59am bw:

I know.. parq.. but I play this song last every week.. couldn't not play it
  Mon. 10/20/08 4:00pm Jimi:

Thanks so much for putting all the great record covers up on your play list. Perfect kick off for the week! Is that Jane Fonda on the Mel Torme cover?
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