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A pennant-winning battery of songland. Ongoing feature: Single File, a half-hour of randomly selected small records with big holes.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Kelan Philip Cohran & the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble  Apsara   Options Kelan Philip Cohran & the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble  Honest Jons  2012  CD    *   0:00:00 ()
Kolektifistanbul  Damda   Options Krivoto  Pozitif  2008  CD      0:10:52 ()
Esma Redzepova  Chaje Shukarije (Beautiful Girl)   Options The Rough Guide to the Music of the Balkans  World Music Network  2003  CD  Earlier version, but hey, there's a video!    0:15:58 ()
Saor Patrol  Toomtabard   Options Two Headed Dog / Duncarron Electric  Arc Music  2012  CD  See here and here  *   0:20:21 ()
Rufus Harley  Sufur   Options The Pied Piper of Jazz  Label M  2000  CD  From 1967    0:27:18 ()
Selda  Garda┼čim Hasso   Options Vurulduk ey Halkim, Unutma Bizi  World Psychedlia Ltd.  2005  CD  From 1976    0:32:11 ()
Jimmy Cliff  World Upside Down   Options Rebirth  Sunpower/Universal  2012  CD    *   0:43:10 ()
Stone Country  Time Isn't There Anymore   Options Stone Country  Rev-Ola  2007  CD  From 1968    0:46:12 ()
Plant and See  Henrietta   Options Plant and See  Paradise of Bachelors  2012  LP  From 1969  *   0:49:00 ()
Travis Wammack  Let's Do It Over   Options Hall of Fame: Rare and Unissued Gems from the Fame Vaults  Kent/Ace  2012  CD    *   0:52:30 ()
Travis Wammack  A Lover's Question   Options Not for Sale  Capricorn  1975  LP  so nice I played him twice!    0:55:03 ()
Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter  Suspicious Minds   Options The Outlaws  RCA  1976  LP      0:57:52 ()
Arthur Alexander  Burning Love   Options Rainbow Road: The Warner Bros. Recordings  Warner Archives  1994  CD  From 1972    1:01:30 ()
Elvis Presley  Gentle on My Mind   Options The Memphis Record  RCA/BMG  1987  CD  From 1969    1:04:10 ()
Bobbie Gentry  Natural to Be Gone   Options Touch 'Em with Love  Capitol  1969  LP      1:07:20 ()
  Single File: a bunch of 45s played in a row
Latimore  Qualified Man   Options   Glades  1976  45      1:16:54 ()
Terri Lane  I Want to Lay Down Beside You   Options   Monument  1974  45      1:19:28 ()
Ecstasy, Passion and Pain  I'll Take the Blame   Options   Pye  1974  45      1:22:35 ()
Faith, Hope and Charity  How Can I Help But Love You   Options   20th Century Fox  1978  45      1:27:53 ()
Big Youth and Dennis Brown  Wild Goose Chase   Options   Observer  1974  45      1:31:19 ()
DEVO  Girl You Want   Options   Virgin  1980  45      1:34:38 ()
Sweet  Cover Girl   Options   Capitol  1978  45      1:37:38 ()
Reverend Joseph D. Linton and the Progressive Baptist Recording Church Choir  I Need Thee   Options   HOB  1969  45      1:41:03 ()
Richard Youngs  Rotor-Manga-Papa-Maru   Options Long White Cloud  Grapefruit  2011  LP      1:56:09 ()
Mark Fosson  Frozen Fingers   Options Digging in the Dust  Tompkins Square  2012  CD  From 1976  *   2:02:03 ()
Steve Gunn  Trailways Gramble   Options Eight Trails, One Path  Three Lobed Recordings  2012  LP    *   2:04:38 ()
Carol Kleyn  Intermission   Options Takin' the Time  Drag City  2012  CD  From 1980  *   2:09:20 ()
Tim Hart and Maddy Prior  Captain Wedderburn's Courtship   Options Folk Songs of Olde England Vol. Two  Mooncrest  1976  LP  From 1968    2:12:15 ()
The Baird Sisters  Going West with Secrets   Options Until You Find Your Green  Grapefruit  2012  LP    *   2:17:12 ()
Sandstone  The World Is Around Us   Options Can You Mend a Silver Thread?  Lion Productions  2012  CD  From 1971  *   2:20:33 ()
Gordon Giltrap  Saturday Girl   Options Gordon Giltrap  Castle Communications  1997  CD  From 1968    2:22:56 ()
Tia Blake and Her Folk-Group  When I Was a Single Girl   Options Folksongs & Ballads  Water  2012  CD  From 1971 (Take 1)  *   2:25:33 ()
Billy Bragg  The Saturday Boy   Options Back to Basics  Elektra  1987  LP      2:27:53 ()
Stevie Jackson  Bird's Eye View   Options (I Can't Get No) Stevie Jackson  Banchory  2012  CD    *   2:30:45 ()
Michael Kiwanuka  Rest   Options Home Again  Polydor  2012  CD    *   2:33:39 ()
Thom Janusz  Sculptures   Options Ronn Forella...Moves!  Ubiquity  2012  CD  From 1975  *   2:37:26 ()

Listener comments!

  Sun. 7/29/12 12:19am 12539:

Tuba time!
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 7/29/12 12:23am Joe McG:

It's always time for tubas!
  Sun. 7/29/12 12:42am 12539:

All the chatty people must be on vacation.
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 7/29/12 12:43am Joe McG:

I was about to say, 12539, it looks like you and me, kid! Either that, or they hate bagpipes.
  Sun. 7/29/12 12:44am amEdeo:

No! Wait. I'm here, I think. I think, therefor I am here.
  Sun. 7/29/12 12:45am Scuttle:

Always in it for some pipes
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 7/29/12 12:46am Joe McG:

A-ha, there is another soul. What say: Is there possibly a third one out there? Ah, Scuttle, there we go!
  Sun. 7/29/12 12:46am 12539:

Thank goodness other people showed up. I was afraid Joe would have to do a tribute to the comments board.
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 7/29/12 12:48am Joe McG:

I was thinking of paying tribute to Sammy Petrillo tonight. Ah, well!
  Sun. 7/29/12 12:51am amEdeo:

Sammy Petrillo, now there's a name I haven't heard in a long time... a long, long time. What a life. There's a movie franchise waiting to happen. Maybe.
  Sun. 7/29/12 12:51am Scuttle:

much Selda today- so awesome.
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 7/29/12 1:00am Joe McG:

Do check out the archive if you missed the show this evenin'.
  Sun. 7/29/12 1:02am amEdeo:

Yus Yus! Good stuff with Jimmy Cliff. Listened to some of Rebirth the other day.
  Sun. 7/29/12 1:03am michele:

Joe! I'm awake! I'm not listening but I can't belive I am awake. I listened to you last years premium today, the first song is so good, they all are. Have a good show and I am so happy I got to say hello. You're the best!
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 7/29/12 1:05am Joe McG:

Michele, thanks for saying hi! I can't believe you're up, either. Thanks for leaving me such a sweet note on my computer. ;)
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 7/29/12 1:11am Joe McG:

The only thing better than one Travis Wammack song is TWO Travis Wammack songs.
  Sun. 7/29/12 1:15am Andrew Waterloo:

It seems my Italian coffee at 6pm has kept me up later than usual as well :)
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 7/29/12 1:16am Joe McG:

Hey, Andrew, nice to see you. I'm wondering what's up. Everybody must be watching the Olympics or something!
  Sun. 7/29/12 1:46am 12539:

What's next, Blood Sweat & Tears?
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 7/29/12 1:48am Joe McG:

Great idea. I don't have any 45s by them. Life's disappointments multiply!
  Sun. 7/29/12 2:03am 12539:

"The owner of the label was Carmen Murphy, who, by the way was a beautician. The acronym H.O.B. actually stands for House Of Beauty."
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 7/29/12 2:13am Joe McG:

Thanks, 12539, great info.
  Sun. 7/29/12 2:16am 12539:

Apparently the label began as rehearsal space in the basement of her salon:
You, EFD and Nick Gilder will need this info when you represent fmu on Pop Quiz USA
  Sun. 7/29/12 2:20am Brian in UK:

Hello Joe & 12539 or can I call you 12?
  Sun. 7/29/12 2:21am 12539:

Only if I can call you Br.
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 7/29/12 2:21am Joe McG:

Hey, Brian! Quiet night of quiet stars over here. How's there?
  Sun. 7/29/12 2:23am Mike Sin:

Well hello Joe! Just listened to "Single File" as I was driiving back from a DJ gig for a private party held at a vintage clothing store.

What's the deal with Terri Lane?
  Sun. 7/29/12 2:23am Brian in UK:

I got a Max Ochs off Tompkins Square a while back, very homely.

I'd prefer Handsome but hell. Full blue sky this AM ready for another Olympic maelstrom.
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 7/29/12 2:25am Joe McG:

@MIke: Hey, Mike! I'm not sure, but I know she's not this Terri Lane: www.terrilanerocks.com
  Sun. 7/29/12 2:27am Brian in UK:

Got any kora, Joe? Toumani Diabati, Ballake Sissoko etc?
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 7/29/12 2:28am Joe McG:

@Brian: I'm sure we do! I like that Toumani Variations album. But I feel like I'm already going somewhere else....
  Sun. 7/29/12 2:32am Brian in UK:

I like where you are going. Never understood Doug's thing for Maddy.
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 7/29/12 2:34am Joe McG:

Ha ha ha! I understand the voice part, but I have to agree about the other. I'm an Anne Briggs guy all the way.
  Sun. 7/29/12 2:34am Brian in UK:

Mooncrest is the same label as second Chilli Willy. Short lived sad to say.

Is this the ten minute number?
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 7/29/12 2:40am Joe McG:

Hey, Brian, yes, Mooncrest had a lot of great roots music, mostly Britfolk.
  Sun. 7/29/12 2:42am Brian in UK:

Love to have been at the Turkish bash at the Lincoln. See you played Kolektifistanbul.
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 7/29/12 2:45am Joe McG:

I did, Brian. I've got the song titles all messed up, but I found the one I wanted! Thx again.
  Sun. 7/29/12 2:47am Brian in UK:

Just did a mix tape (CD) and included one of those tracks needed some heavy tuba action!!
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 7/29/12 2:50am Joe McG:

It's great. I listen to it in the car and play it really loud.
  Sun. 7/29/12 2:53am Brian in UK:

This style seems to be coming back over here Ed Sheeran is proving popular, singer & guitar.
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 7/29/12 2:54am Joe McG:

I don't mind. If someone wants to market a bunch of Bill Withers wannabes, I'm ready to take all of them. Can't go wrong with their role model.
  Sun. 7/29/12 2:55am Brian in UK:

You're not wrong there.
Great set, Joe. May the Olympics be with you always!!!!
  Sun. 7/29/12 2:56am 12539:

Thanks for the show, Joe. Will you be filling in again for Paris Star Time next week?
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