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Options February 18, 2013: Happy Birthday, Mr. Presidents.

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Artist Track Album Label New Approx. start time
Pavement  No More Kings   Options Schoolhouse Rock! Rocks (V/A)  Atlantic    0:00:00 ()
Orson Welles  The Coming of Richard   Options The Begatting of the President  MediaArts    0:04:05 ()
Billy Bragg & Wilco  Christ for President   Options Mermaid Avenue  Elektra    0:07:59 ()
Marilyn Monroe  Happy Birthday Mr. President   Options The Essential Recordings  Music Club    0:10:17 ()
Orson Welles  The Raising of Richard   Options The Begatting of the President  MediaArts    0:11:11 ()
Neil Young  Let's Impeach the President   Options Living with War  Reprise    0:19:00 ()
The Nation of Ulysses  Presidents of Vice   Options Plays Pretty For Baby  Dischord    0:24:17 ()
Ronald Reagan  For US Savings Bonds   Options   Ad Council    0:26:04 ()
Wicked Lester  You are Doomed   Options You Are Doomed  Numero Group  *   0:33:36 ()
The Cosmic Travelers  Move Your Hands   Options Live at the Spring Crater Celebration  Gear Fab  *   0:40:10 ()
The Who  A Quick One While He's Away   Options Live at Hull 1970  Geffen  *   0:47:26 ()
Widowspeak  Ballad of the Golden Hour   Options Almanac  Captured Tracks  *   1:05:43 ()
The Byrds  You Don't Miss Your Water   Options Sweetheart of the Rodeo  Columbia    1:12:45 ()
Bert Jansch  Blues Run the Game   Options Heartbreak  Omnivore  *   1:13:28 ()
Petra Haden  Cool Hand Luke Main Title   Options Petra Goes to the Movies  Anti-  *   1:16:53 ()
Richard Thompson  Good Things Happen to Bad People   Options Electric  New West  *   1:19:39 ()
Destroyer  Looters' Follies   Options Destroyer's Rubies  Merge    1:25:08 ()
MV & EE  Turbine   Options Fuzzweed  Three Lobed  *   1:32:17 ()
Clinic  See Saw   Options Free Reign  Domino  *   1:45:55 ()
Medusa  Unknown Fear   Options First Step Beyond  Numero Group  *   1:51:11 ()
Beach Fossils  Clash the Truth   Options Clash the Truth  Captured Tracks  *   1:58:02 ()
Negro Spirituals  Ancient Trees   Options Black Garden 7"  A Wicked Company  *   2:00:32 ()
Veronica Falls  Shooting Star   Options Waiting for Something to Happen  Slumberland  *   2:02:44 ()
Thee Open Sex  I Do Not Know What   Options Thee Open Sex  Magnetic South  *   2:05:24 ()
The Avengers  Friends of Mine   Options Teenage Rebel 7"  Superior Viaduct  *   2:08:27 ()
Pissed Jeans  Male Gaze   Options Honeys  Sub Pop  *   2:10:46 ()
Ducktails  Timothy Shy   Options The Flower Lane  Domino  *   2:21:13 ()
Darkstar  You Don't Need a Weatherman   Options News from Nowhere  Warp  *   2:25:07 ()
Fela Kuti and his Africa 80  My Lady Frustration   Options My Lady Frustration 10" EP  Knitting Factory Records  *   2:30:07 ()
The Dirtbombs  Mystery Train   Options Consistency is the Enemy  Cass  *   2:36:58 ()
The Go  Ya Gimme That Feeling   Options Fiesta  Burger Records  *   2:43:14 ()
Jimmy Cousins  The Ocean is So Deep   Options City Sunsets      2:43:23 ()
Literature  Tie-Dye   Options Tie-Dye 7"  Square of Opposition  *   2:48:19 ()
Shoes  Somebody Has What I Had   Options Pre-Tense: Demos 1978-1979  Numero Group  *   2:51:03 ()

Listener comments!

  Mon. 2/18/13 12:03am Skirkie:

Hooray Pavement
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 12:03am G:

Hitting the Pavement is never a bad way to start
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:04am BadGuyZero:

Good evening!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 12:05am G:

We will do no voiceover before its time
  Mon. 2/18/13 12:05am Skirkie:

Shoutout to strong drink.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:07am BadGuyZero:

This story has taken a turn I wouldn't have predicted.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 12:07am G:

Orson sounds a little bitter. :)
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:07am amEdeo:

We know of a capitol in which the finest of grapes are harvested. MmmmhhmmmMMMmmmMMm yes.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:08am cbk:

the comming of the self-ritious brother....
  Mon. 2/18/13 12:08am Holly in NC:

Hello Therese & fellow listeners, looking forward to show (burrows even further into blankets, wine close to hand)
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:09am Droll:

G, When you start at the top, the only direction you can go is... strong drink, which played no small role in the making of that recording.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 12:11am G:

@Droll: Plonk Power.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 12:11am G:

Presidents Day special, called it first 0:-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 2/18/13 12:11am fleep:

Presidents Day. The day our founders set aside for mattress sales. Good evening, Therese.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:11am BadGuyZero:

I need to get this Marilyn Monroe recording. After all it IS essential.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 2/18/13 12:14am fleep:

To the young folk listening: we didn't actually talk like this back then, we looked and sounded a lot like you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 12:16am G:

I never talked like Orson, and that's a fact.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:17am tomB:

I'm so old I remember when this was new. But I never heard it till now Therese. We tend to forget there was another Romney!
Hope you play some cuts from the 1st Family
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:17am fred von helsing:

Orson !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 2/18/13 12:18am fleep:

Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:18am fred von helsing:

"The Holy Spiro"... that was a groaner
  Mon. 2/18/13 12:18am Destroit:

hello Therese and all the good ones. Looking forward to the show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 12:19am G:

He really needed the money, obviously. Dare I say of Orson; from hunger :)
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:19am Droll:

fleep, Yeah, but you still rode dinosaurs and powered cars with your feet.

This Orson is truly shameless. This needs a 4-on-the-floor beat, a bass loop, and filter sweep.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:20am fred von helsing:

OTOH Orson also did "The Third Man". Been reading about postwar Vienna. What a cesspool.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 12:20am G:

Keep on Rockin' in the Dick World
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 12:22am G:

Orson was great in the 40s. By 1970ish, well, judge for yourselves :)
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:22am Droll:

[trembling with joy]
That Orson Welles appears to be in the public domain: archive.org...
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:25am fred von helsing:

Wow this is the funnest Presidents Day EVAR :-D
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:28am fred von helsing:

I Wanna Be The President, Electrelane ?
  Mon. 2/18/13 12:28am Skirkie:

I have an LP of Reagan reading bible stories I'd've lent you.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:28am BadGuyZero:

@fred: I own a print of "The Third Man" on 16mm!
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:29am Droll:

Skirkie, I'll make an offer on that!
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:29am BadGuyZero:

It was re-released in 1973. Originally came out in 1969.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:30am fred von helsing:

@bgz color me impressed !
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:32am fred von helsing:

The Begatting falls on the Orson Is Cool side. He lent his gravitas to solidify Tricky Dick's rep as an absurd abherration.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:32am amEdeo:

Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:32am BadGuyZero:

I was looking to see if copies of that Orson Welles record were for sale. I didn't know that record info off the top of my head.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:34am BadGuyZero:

So they're imposters is what you're getting at?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 2/18/13 12:34am Ken From Hyde Park:

The kids & I were collecting presidential dollar coins, but they're only available to collectors now. You can't just go to the bank and pick them up anymore.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 2/18/13 12:36am fleep:

Must stop thinking of Spinal Tap
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 2/18/13 12:36am Ken From Hyde Park:

Hmmmm...note to Kenzo. URLs with dollar signs do funny things in the comments.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 12:36am G:

Sex Farm Doom
  Mon. 2/18/13 12:38am Holly in NC:

@fleep - never stop thinking of Spinal Tap!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 12:39am KP:

Hello Therese, sorry I'm late.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:40am BadGuyZero:

I bet this drummer listens to Rush non-stop.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:40am Droll:

H (and fleep), AMEN!
Try to have a good time... ALL the time.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:41am Therese:

Hi everyone! Thanks for stopping by.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 2/18/13 12:41am Ken From Hyde Park:

Gosh, news reports saying Mindy McCready is dead at age 37. From a self-inflicted gunshot wound. RIP
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 12:43am G:

"On February 17, 2013, neighbors called the Sheriff's Office of Cleburne County, Arkansas, reporting gunshots. McCready was found dead on her front porch as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot."
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:44am BadGuyZero:

@Ken: Yeah...saw that earlier. The father of her kids committed suicide a few weeks ago. A sad, sad situation.
  Mon. 2/18/13 12:46am Holly in NC:

@BGZ - not that there's anything wrong w that, right? ;-)
@Droll, double amen
Hi KP!
  Mon. 2/18/13 12:48am Holly in NC:

@BGZ re Rush!!!!
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:48am BadGuyZero:

Great. Now I've got Busta Rhymes' "Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See" stuck in my head.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:49am fred von helsing:

Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 12:49am BadGuyZero:

@Holly: I was hoping that's what you meant.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 12:50am KP:

Therese, just bought Hull today because I enjoyed it so much last time you played it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 12:53am KP:

By the way, Mrs. KingPenguinRock was a Girl Guide in England. And approves of this message.
  Mon. 2/18/13 12:56am Holly in NC:

Thetese, might have to follow KP's lead (Leed?) - this is great.
  Mon. 2/18/13 1:02am Marmalade Kitty:

I've heard The Who Live at Leeds but not Hull Hmm one to check! Is it good, kP?
  Mon. 2/18/13 1:03am Marmalade Kitty:

That was hull, Hmm......? :)
  Mon. 2/18/13 1:11am Marmalade Kitty:

Who would wanna go to Hull? Hmm..
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 1:12am BadGuyZero:

Bobby Hull?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 1:13am KP:

Wow. Sweetheart. and a Mcguinn track. Thrilled.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 1:21am tomB:

Jansch, Haden, & Thompson--all the hits from the new bin!
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 1:30am Therese:

The new bin is like candy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 1:37am KP:

Heaven & Hull. Actually had Hull show as bonus in Leeds box but when I saw it today, on a Sunday, could not resist.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 1:44am BadGuyZero:

Off-gassing or a gluten-filled grandma's pizza.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 1:45am BadGuyZero:

He needs to keep a container of Tic Tacs in his pocket.
  Mon. 2/18/13 1:47am jerame:

yes. all night brief
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 1:49am BadGuyZero:

Clinic and No Joy are playing together in a tiny club about 45 minutes north of Dallas in a couple of months. I can't wait!
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 1:53am Therese:

Nice! That will be fun. Do they still wear the surgical masks?
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 1:53am BadGuyZero:

I believe so.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 1:54am Cory:

hi all
digging the set Therese
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 1:54am BadGuyZero:

I wonder what Vance thinks of this Medusa record.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 1:57am Therese:

I wonder what Vance thinks about just about everything. He is an enigma...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 1:57am KP:

Isnt this a little heavy for Vance?
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 1:58am amEdeo:

Tic Tacs? I'm not some Johnny Come-RiteAid.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 2:02am BadGuyZero:

@amEdeo: I was thinking of the episode of "Seinfeld" in which Elaine has a co-worker that's a sidler.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 2:03am BadGuyZero:

I wonder if cinnamon toothpicks are still a valued commodity on elementary school playgrounds.
  Mon. 2/18/13 2:07am Holly in NC:

Teatree toothpicks the happening thing around here.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 2:08am amEdeo:

Why stop when you can combine 'em? Cinnamon and Teatree toothpicks.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 2:10am fred von helsing:

At the office. Blecccch. Crankin' set. YES!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 2:11am KP:

Avengers, Veronica Falls fantastic.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 2:19am amEdeo:

Flocked and loaded.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 2:21am BadGuyZero:

Russia is like the dashcam center of the world!
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 2:22am BadGuyZero:

Will they solve a mystery? Or rewrite history?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 2:30am I X Key!:

! Awesome show (o:
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 2:31am Therese:

Thank you kindly, I X Key!
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 2:33am Therese:

BGZ, one of my co-workers is from Moscow. She will back you up on your dashcam assertion.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 2:36am BadGuyZero:

Every piece of video footage of that meteor I saw looked like it was from a dashcam. I guess all the cars from "Bullitt" and "The French Connection" must be in Russia now.
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 2:37am fred von helsing:

For more dashcam fun, Twisted Netherland makes regular collections of Russian traffic escapades
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 2:39am KP:

Bombs Away!
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 2:41am jerame:

Therese thank you! for playing these songs
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 2:44am Therese:

Thank YOU for listening, jerame!
  Mon. 2/18/13 2:46am Holly in NC:

Thanks for great show, Therese.
btw entire The Go lp is fantastic!
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 2:47am Therese:

Thanks, Holly! It's a double length, so it's DOUBLY good!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/18/13 2:54am KP:

Have to agree w/ Holly. Thanks Therese. My twofavs - the Byrds & the Who and intense selex from them both. I don't deserve this. Nytol!
  Mon. 2/18/13 2:56am shoe:

shoe likes shoes ;)
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 2:59am BadGuyZero:

Thank you for the great tunes, Therese! Have a great week. Seeya next time!

[I predict 3:09am]
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 2:59am Yair Yona:

Good morning Therese
  Mon. 2/18/13 2:59am Marmalade Kitty:

Oh, the drama..
  Mon. 2/18/13 3:00am KP:

  Mon. 2/18/13 3:00am Marmalade Kitty:

:) Good show!! ThankU Therese
Avatar Mon. 2/18/13 3:00am BadGuyZero:

Oh the humanity!
  Mon. 2/18/13 6:46pm Peter Basaraba:

Medusa rocks. The best heavy freaky new rock I have heard in a long, long time. Play it every day, as often as possible. Its a great LP!!!! Play more of it, Black Wizard, Strangulation, etc. Too cool, the music makes you get high all by itself! Thank you so much!!!
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