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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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Options August 27, 2015: Floating to the Indeciduous Love-meadow

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Conrad Schnitzler  Der Riese und Seine Frau (excerpt)   Options Grün  Bureau B  2015  CD  Recorded 1972-3; originally released 1981  *   0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Hauntologists  Hush   Options Hauntologists  Hauntologists  2015  CD    *   0:15:12 (Pop‑up)
Roots Magic  Unity   Options Hoodoo Blues  Clean Feed  2015  CD    *   0:22:18 (Pop‑up)
The Meters  He Bite Me   Options Kickback  Sundazed  2001  CD  circa 1975    0:26:37 (Pop‑up)
Roy Ayers  Pretty Brown Skin   Options Ubiquity  Verve  2009  CD  From 1971    0:29:29 (Pop‑up)
Carl Hall  Somebody to Love   Options You Don't Know Nothing About Love: The Loma/Atlantic Recordings 1967-1972  Omnivore Recordings  2015  CD  From 1972  *   0:35:09 (Pop‑up)
Rita Wright  I Can't Give Back the Love I Feel for You   Options The Trouble with Trouble: Trouble's 2015 WFMU Marathon Premium  Rita Wright  2015  CD-R  From 1968  *   0:37:38 (Pop‑up)
The Darlings  My Pillow   Options L.A. Soul Sides 2  Ace  2015  CD  From 1963  *   0:40:11 (Pop‑up)
The Brooklyn All Stars  Let's Rap   Options The Gospel Funnies!: Sinners Crossroads 2015 Marathon Premium  Brooklyn All Stars  2015  CD-R    *   0:42:48 (Pop‑up)
The Soul Stirrers  No Need to Worry   Options Joy in My Soul  ABKCO  2015  CD  From 1963  *   0:46:01 (Pop‑up)
Magnetic Fields  I Think I Need a New Heart   Options 69 Love Songs  Merge  1999  CD      0:55:53 (Pop‑up)
Joe and Bing  Sail   Options Daybreak  Mapache  2015  LP  From 1971  *   0:57:59 (Pop‑up)
The Bogart Cult  Games   Options Happy Lovin' Time: Sunshine Pop from the Garpax Vaults  Ace  2015  CD  circa 1969  *   1:01:07 (Pop‑up)
Roxy Music  2 H.B.   Options Roxy Music  Virgin  1999  CD  From 1972    1:04:49 (Pop‑up)
Billy Bragg & Wilco  Ingrid Bergman   Options Mermaid Avenue  Elektra  1998  CD  Ingrid turns 100 this weekend    1:09:13 (Pop‑up)
Dion  Willigo / The Wanderer   Options Recorded Live at the Bitter End August 1971  Ace/Omnivore Recordings  2015  CD    *   1:11:00 (Pop‑up)
Scott Miller  Radio Free Europe   Options Dead Center  Omnivore Recordings  2015  CD  live in 1985  *   1:19:29 (Pop‑up)
Steve Marriott  Lookin' for a Love   Options Marriott  A&M  1976  LP      1:23:36 (Pop‑up)
Single File: a bunch of random 45s in a row
David Bowie  D.J.   Options single  RCA  1979  45  dream fulfilled!    1:33:58 (Pop‑up)
The Cosmopolitans  (How To Keep Your) Husband Happy   Options single  Shake  1980  45      1:36:56 (Pop‑up)
Beach Boys  409   Options single  Capitol  1962  45      1:39:38 (Pop‑up)
The Wilburn Brothers  (Sing Your Heart Out) Country Boy   Options single  Decca  1970  45      1:41:36 (Pop‑up)
Les Newstars  Francine   Options single  CGD  1969  45      1:44:06 (Pop‑up)
Marianne Faithfull  Greensleeves   Options single  London  1964  45      1:46:43 (Pop‑up)
Timber  All But Gone   Options single  Kapp  1970  45      1:49:30 (Pop‑up)
Spontaneous Combustion  Rainy Day   Options single  Harvest  1973  45      1:53:02 (Pop‑up)
The Jimmy Castor Bunch  Bertha Butt Meets Vadar   Options single  Drive  1978  45      1:56:16 (Pop‑up)
Velvet Hammer  Didn't It Rain   Options single  Columbia  1970  45      1:59:28 (Pop‑up)
Bröselmaschine  La Rotta   Options Electric Sitar Headswirlers Vol. 1  Purple Lantern  1998  CD      2:15:15 (Pop‑up)
Elster Silberflug  Sag Was Hilft Alle Welt   Options Ich Fahr Dahim  Hansa  1976  LP      2:18:47 (Pop‑up)
Witthüser & Westrupp  Orienta   Options Mitten Ins Ohr: Eine Reise Durch die "Krautrock-Szene"  ZYX  2003  CD  From 1971    2:22:04 (Pop‑up)
Ougenweide  Der Fuchs   Options Ougenweide  Bear Family  2006  CD  From 1973    2:25:46 (Pop‑up)
Emtidi  Love Time Rain   Options Saat  Spalax Music  1994  CD  From 1972    2:31:16 (Pop‑up)
Carol of Harvest  You and Me   Options Carol of Harvest  Prog Temple  2010  CD  From 1978    2:34:00 (Pop‑up)
Gurnemanz  An Dro   Options Spielmannskinder  Milestone  1999  CD  From 1975; bonus track from reissue    2:36:25 (Pop‑up)
Hölderlin  Traum   Options Hölderlins Traum  Spalax Music  1997  CD  From 1970    2:39:47 (Pop‑up)
Langsyne  Morning   Options Langsyne  Rebirth  1998  CD  From 1976    2:47:01 (Pop‑up)
Kalacakra  Nearby Shiras   Options Psychedelic Underground 6  Garden of Delights  2001  CD  From 1972    2:50:30 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 9:03am Cheri Pi:

Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 9:03am pierre:

Weclome back Cheri PI !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 9:04am Ken From Hyde Park:

Boing, boing, boing until August is done. I can't believe September is already right around the corner.
  Thu. 8/27/15 9:05am Brendan:

Hey Joe and friends
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 9:07am Marcel M:

Morning Joe!
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 9:08am Cheri Pi:

Pierre! It's been too long
  Thu. 8/27/15 9:08am Claw!:

Yooooo JOE!
Good morning to all you lovely people!
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 9:08am Cheri Pi:

Heya Claw!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 9:08am Joe McG:

A green morning to you all. Hope your Thursday is off to a colorful start.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 9:09am SSS:

Ya know? This kinda almost SOUNDS surface noise!!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 9:09am Joe McG:

@SSS: We'll have some of the authentic variety later in the program.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 9:11am SSS:

Dig it Baby! Lots! The space music is my thing
  Thu. 8/27/15 9:12am Claw!:

Hola, Miss Cheri! :-)
  Thu. 8/27/15 9:14am Claw!:

You weren't foolin about HoF blowing my mind, CP! That show was no joke. My neck was sore for about three days afterwards... \m/(>.<)\m/
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 9:16am annie:

.....radio..... radio... yep yep yep...
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 9:17am pierre:

I know Cheri Pi, I know… but what can I say ?
I was on holiday, and if the South-West of France is rich in great farm food, it's very poor in internet connections, therefore my absence on the playlist. But rest assured, the comeback to the working station, also mean the come back to the playlist, full of hungry ears and listener will
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 9:18am Rev. Turnip Druid:

  Thu. 8/27/15 9:20am Claw!:

Yo, Rev... Howdy do?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 9:22am sphere:

hello all
  Thu. 8/27/15 9:22am McAfee Antivirus:

Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 9:23am KP:

Hey, Joe.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 9:24am Utopiast:

Guten Morgen Joe, Der Riese und Seine Frau und alles aus dem fernen Westen
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 9:26am Joe McG:

@Utopiast: Guten Morgen! More Germans in Hour 3!
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 9:27am Utopiast:

Nur dem Namen nach, Joe
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 9:30am MD:

Good Morning my Musically Liberated Friends....we are hear to cast off our chains!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 9:31am common:

good morn! hope everyone is havin a good thursday thus far!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 9:36am MD:

Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 9:38am Marc Francis:

Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 9:40am djsheilab:

Just tuned in and I hear Rita Wright! Good morning!
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 9:41am Cecile:

Pi! Cheri! Joe! SSS! MD! Common! Rev! Pierre! Annie! Claw! Brendan! KFHP! sphere! Uptopiast! Marc Francis! djsheilab!

Okay, that's enough. I don't know how Billy Jam does it every week.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 9:41am Joe McG:

Sheila B!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 9:41am annie:

Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 9:42am Cecile:

how goes it, lady?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 9:42am annie:

it's a good thing the radio is set up in the kitchen; making breakfast will be a treat!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 9:43am annie:

wonderful cecile.. i become officially retired next wek!
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 9:44am pierre:

I could go for a breakfast although it's 3.45pm here
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 9:44am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Wow - Rita Wright, not Diana Ross. Jeepers what a rekkid.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 9:44am annie:

i'll keep it on the oven pierre
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 9:45am PKNY:

My man is dropping some serious "church is the best drug" knowledge here!
  Thu. 8/27/15 9:45am Tim BK:

I'm going to use this rap next time I get busted by Johnny Law!
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 9:47am Cecile:

annie, that is wonderful news!
  Thu. 8/27/15 9:48am Cooh John:

Nice warm up for Sinners Crossroad
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 9:49am pierre:

merci annie !
  Thu. 8/27/15 9:49am Claw!:

I feel like I wanna testify, Y'all!

Yo, Cecile!
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 9:50am djsheilab:

Loving this set Joe. Just what I need this morning!
  Thu. 8/27/15 9:50am Claw!:

Preach, Brother Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 9:52am sugarwolf:

good morning...
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 9:56am Cecile:

this song will not be in my head at all.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 9:57am Joe McG:

I know you hate them, Cecile. Sorry!
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 9:57am Cecile:

No, I don't hate them. I just never remember their songs.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 9:58am Cecile:

I've tried.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 9:58am Joe McG:

I love them.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 9:59am Cecile:

and never apologize, never explain.
I love that people love them. I love it when people love bands I don't like or remember. I like a lot of stuff people hate, so it feels fair.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 9:59am βrian:

Bonjour les auditeurs ! It's a beautiful day here on the isthmus.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 9:59am annie:

omg, my new favorite song, how did i live my adult life without hearing that band!
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 9:59am Cecile:

Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:01am βrian:

Cecile! (No A² nostalgia today, I promise.)
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:02am Cecile:

OK, I've been a broken record about this, but Argent's Liar is a great song and should be rediscovered.

I loved it. Some other folks didn't. You can always email me when you get homesick for A2
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:03am Joe McG:

@Cecile: I like it OK, too, but most of that album is pretty boring.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:03am Cecile:

I agree. They were a singles band fo' sure.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:04am Cecile:

that 8 song greatest hits is pretty perfect.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:04am Cecile:

And Russ Ballard's Winning is a great f'ing pop album.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:05am Cecile:

you got me on that Russ Ballard jag, sir.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:05am Joe McG:

Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:06am Cecile:

Now this is a song I love.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:06am common:

  🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:08am tadpoles:

A song for Humphrey Bogart written with a 2HB pencil!
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:08am pierre:

Just like that, a friend saw a poster of a drawing for a asian restaurant,
and it was the cover jacket of "Transformer" saying "take a wok on the wild side"
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:10am Marc Francis:

I see what you did there Joe!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:11am Marc Francis:

Humphry Bogart => Ingrid Bergman
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:11am Joe McG:

Could NOT resist!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:12am Marc Francis:

Nice one!
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:12am FernandoBelmondo:

This is a more than perfect set for rainy day like this in Sao Paulo
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:13am Ear Hammer:

Dion! Dion! Dion!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:13am Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning, Joe & all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:13am melinda:

Good morning! Just now tuning in, this Dion is really nice.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:14am Joe McG:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:16am Ear Hammer:

I usually just lurk the comments while listening but Dion pulled me from the darkness AND INTO THE LIGHT.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:16am Joe McG:

Morning, Melinda, thanks for coming. Thanks, Fernando!
  Thu. 8/27/15 10:17am wendy del formaggio:

Wow. This puts Dion in a whole 'nuther light. This is great stuff. Thanks, Joe!
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:18am the Canterbury wood-elf:

organic protein?!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:20am Joe McG:

Nice to see you, Wendy! I hope all is well with cheese.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:20am ChrisB.:

OMG Scott Miller!!!
  Thu. 8/27/15 10:21am Listener Alexandra:

RIP, Scott. Thanks for this one, Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:21am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...RayydeoRayydeo - yipyip...
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:21am Joe McG:

Alex! Nice to see you, too!
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:22am Cecile:

he's singing it better than Stipe!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:22am βrian:

As I remember, Wendy lives in the *real* dairy state. You know, where one actually sees cows outdoors.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:23am ChrisB.:

I can't wait for the next Omnivore Game Theory reissue. We're just getting to the good stuff.
  Thu. 8/27/15 10:23am Listener Alexandra:

Nice to be seen :-) Sleepy morning greetings from sunny San Diego!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:23am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

He must've been a genius if he ciphered the lyrics to this.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:27am Cecile:

I love this song, but I also always think, "with your laundry list, you might want to keep looking"
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:27am Joe McG:

@Cecile: Exactly! Ha ha! No wonder he can't find one.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:28am βrian:

I think cooking for love is a better strategy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:29am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- not the strongest song or track - just Marriott's voice pushes it to the back wall of the theater...
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:29am Cecile:

That is the Bobby Womack song! It's reworked, but it is.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:30am Cecile:

but they still don't make any sense.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:30am Cecile:

am I a special snowflake? I think Odds and Sods might be my favorite Who album
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:31am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- that's kewl Cecile.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:32am Cecile:

I think it's because they aren't trying so hard.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:32am Kelly Jones:

And yet ANOTHER morning saved from the black thoughts by JOE M. Cat home from vet, prognosis...life, at least for awhile longer.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:32am βrian:

Pick the tomatoes in the morning … by the end of the day, lasagna happens.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:33am Polyus:

Aw, what's wrong with kitty?
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:34am Cecile:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:34am Marcel M:

OH SHIT! I love this song! I am a DJ I AM WHAT I PLAAAAYYYYYY!!!!!!!!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:35am Joe McG:

Aw, Kelly, I'm very happy to hear that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:35am Mike East:

This song makes me wanna be a dj so I can play this song
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:35am MD:

  Thu. 8/27/15 10:36am SeanG:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:37am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@C'ec: It shows the eccentricity & humor & diversity of The Wh♂: There was tension between Petey as Grande Composer, Roger as Live Setlist maker (we are just a bitchen RawkBand - Moon here somewhat too), & Entwistle as wry dark humorist & dark horse (the George of the band)
- Long Live Rock & Kitties.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:37am Joe McG:

Aw, thanks, MD! Love that bad single edit, Marcel!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:37am MD:

Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:37am Cecile:

oh, this is a great single.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:37am βrian:

@SeanG: That's a rather scandalous assertion.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:38am Mike East:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:38am Marcel M:

Was that cut shorter, Joe?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:38am Marcel M:

I had only heard the album version.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:38am Joe McG:

@Marcel: Yeah, they cut out the "Time goes by, when you're having fun...break his heart..." part.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:39am MD:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:39am MD:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:39am Marcel M:

@Joe: Ahhh... thats why it sounded so weird.. the best part is when that stops and it kicks back in!
  Thu. 8/27/15 10:40am wendy del formaggio:

Joe, cheese is great. I wrote about it yesterday.
Brian: correct. Cows are within about a mile from me. Sheep are even closer! And I live in a town with ~12K residents. I like where I live.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:41am MD:

this set is turning out....EPIC!!!!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:41am Joe McG:

Share a link, Wendy, and everyone can read it!
  Thu. 8/27/15 10:41am wendy del formaggio:

Time for me to sign off. Gotta go interview someone for a food article. Have a lovely day, everyone!
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:42am Cecile:

you too, Wendy!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 10:43am MD:

I need to say it again....EPIIIIIIIIIK!!!!!!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:44am Joe McG:

@MD: Ha ha ha! I wish I'd brought an Epic 45 today!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:44am Parq:

Aw gee, I missed the Cosmopolitans! Backed with "Wild Moose Party", I note, a viral kitty thing before there were such things.
  Thu. 8/27/15 10:46am Nick:

Wow, Thanks for that! I last heard that song on WLIR in 1980.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:48am Joe McG:

Cool, Nick, glad you liked it!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:48am KP:

Sure this is not Tammy Faye Starlight?
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:49am βrian:

In Wisconsin all the cows are in big industrial barns, never seeing the light of day, to say nothing of fresh grass.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:53am Cecile:

northern Wisconsin I've seen lots of cows
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:55am melinda:

I saw some pretty cows grazing in roadside fields in Wisconsin but that was about 22 years ago.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:55am Carmichael:

Heya Joe and fans. Was that Scott Miller from Game Theory back there? RIP, Scott. I used to play with those guys sometimes in college.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:56am Joe McG:

@Carm: A-yup! What band were you in, Carm?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:56am melinda:

Is Wendy in VT? More Jerseys there. They're the prettiest.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:57am Cecile:

Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:57am Tusalava:

Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:58am Cecile:

I think Bertha should show up in the Star Wars reboot
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 10:59am Cecile:

"I'll sock it to you Vadie!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 10:59am Stevel:

Too bad this came out before Jabba the Hut made the scene. Such potential there.

"Intergalactic space age things." Oh to be the writer of those pearls.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:00am Joe McG:

Ha ha ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:00am Stevel:

Cecile nails it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:01am Parq:

Yes, I was going to thumbs-up Cile's take, too.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:01am Cecile:

Someone needs to make that into a velvet painting. Bertha Butt and Darth Vader on a Saturday Night Fever dance floor.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:01am Carmichael:

Joe, I was in a lot of local bands you probably never heard of. The big hitters in those days were Game Theory and the Spydells.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:02am Polyus:

@Cecile - Ha!
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:02am Cecile:

Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:02am Tusalava:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:02am Carmichael:

Or playing cards with dogs.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:03am Polyus:

I remember someone (Ken?) playing JCB's 'Caveman' 45 at 33 rpm, which made it even funnier.
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:04am thedunkel:

Velvet Hammer - that's awesome
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:07am Cecile:

dean? where are you? or the wood-elf?
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:08am Dean:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:10am Ken From Hyde Park:

Wood-elf was around earlier this morning.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:11am Cecile:

what do you know about harvest-era pop?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 11:12am Rick from SC:

Joe, I have a Spontaneous Combustion album. Haven't listened to it in ages.It has a cool comic book like cover
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:12am Cecile:

thanks, rick!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:12am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe.

Was DJ from Lodger? I started singing Yassassin for no reason the other day.
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:12am Mark R:

Looked up Spontaneous Combustion on a site called progarchive. com. Tony Brock, drums; Gary Margretts, guitar and vocals; Tristian Margretts, bass and vocals. Their first album was produced by Greg Lake. The consensus seems to be that they were a psychedelic band that started recording just exactly when psychedelic rock went out of fashion in the early 70s. Poor bastards.
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:15am Dean:

At the moment, I can't even think of a band that qualifies, that is, not unless I cheat and check the playlist. Pink Floyd? Naw. Aptly, Barclay James Harvest had early releases on Harvest. For a second, I thought, "Pilot?" Nope, EMI.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:16am pierre:

German folk rock, than there gotta to be some "Witthüser & Westrupp" ?
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:16am pierre:

German folk rock, than there gotta to be some "Witthüser & Westrupp" ?
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:16am pierre:

(sorry for the repetition)
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:17am Mark R:

Actually, Dean, I think Pink Floyd did record for Harvest.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:17am melinda:

I like German folk rock so far. Great idea.
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:18am Dean:

They did, Mark R, but are they "pop"? "Money," yeah, but the earlier stuff?
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:19am Joe McG:

@pierre: I think there will be!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:19am Carmichael:

Yes, Ummagumma. Also Edgar Broughton, Deep Purple ( I think 2 albums) and Kevin Ayers.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:19am KP:

Nice Electric Sitar!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:20am Brian in UK:

Looking forward to the break and our esteemed DJs pronounciations!!!
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:20am pierre:

Grand Joe ! I love german folk.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:22am melinda:

Most sitar in folk rock sounds good to me but now and then I hear a passage that reminds me of Spinal Tap. Which isn't bad, just funny.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:23am Brian in UK:

I am getting dwarfs dancing round a minature Stonehenge. Yes, I know it is unfair and mean.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:23am Cecile:

  Thu. 8/27/15 11:24am Kees:

Kraut und Rüben (WDR)


German documentary on 'krautrock' & more, cut up in many parts. Bröselmaschine are in there somewhere.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:24am Joe McG:

Any German-speakers who want to contribute translations on the playlist please feel free!
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:24am Mark R:

Oh I see what your question was Dean. According to wikipedia (an impeccable source, I know), Harvest was created by EMI to release progressive rock and compete with labels like Decca's Deram imprint, which you probably remember had the Moody Blues. In the US they were distributed by Capitol. By the end of the 70s, they had switched to more New Wave-type acts like Wire, Thomas Dolby and Duran Duran. Sounds like they never produced the kind of revenue their corporate parents were hoping for.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:24am maja:

Big smile and big pounding of my heart over here. For you Mr DJ and the rest of you over there
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:24am Dean:

There's quite a medieval flavor to these German folk tunes, "La Rotta" being, precisely, a medieval dance melody. Fans of this would *adore* recordings of Troubadour and Trouvere songs performed by Rene Clemencic's ensemble. Also their survey of songs from the Carmina Burana.
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:25am Dean:

How did I not think of Wire?!
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:25am Kees:

"The seven arch angels are bringing us spliffs,,,"
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:26am Polyus:

This is excellent, Joe. Which probably says something about my advancing age.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 11:26am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Wire on 'Floyd's label'. Hm.
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:28am Mick:

This stuff is so much fun! Once again, Joe saves Thursday.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:28am Joe McG:

My heart also pounds, maja!
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:29am Cecile:

Wire were the most prog of the punk groups.
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:29am Kees:


On the search of a new way
we are knocking on heavens door
a man named Petrus opened very gently
and he asked: "Are you the guys, that should come,
and bring us the shit?"

we scratch out, all we knew, even us
and we enter, into the eternal spring
we see the heavenly host
with their eternal joints, sitting on their clouds
and their singing rised inexorable in the hands of the sun

the seven archangel bringin' us our eternal joints
and together we floating to the indeciduous love-meadow
and we join in into the canticle of the angles on Lordid Drack

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 11:29am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...'Der Fuchs' is indeed 'pentanguläre'...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 11:30am coelacanth:

Good morning Joe and McNoisters
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:30am Brian in UK:

Was Mr Rotten a prog fan?
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:31am Cecile:

kees, cool. That's like a stoner version of Aphrodite's Child's 666
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:31am Cecile:

Mr. Rotten loved Can and King Crimson.
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:32am Kees:

And Van Der Graaf Generator
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 11:32am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

666 zackly.
- & Lydon sold acid @ Hawkwind shows.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:32am pierre:

I have a massive soft spot for German Folk
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:33am Dean:

"Wire were the most prog of the punk groups." Particularly by 1979's "154." Only just occurred to me that "Pink Flag" might have been a nod to the other Pink Fl---. Gilbert and Lewis's Dome and other projects continued exploration of the prog direction.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 11:33am Greg from ZONE 5:

The post-Single File set is like a box of chocolates...
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:34am northguineahills:

Even though I've heard most of these Deutsch groups, I haven't heard these individual tracks. Frickin' awesome!
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:34am Dean:

Rotten's favorite record was "Tales from Topographic Council Tenancies."
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:35am βrian:

@Dean: Thanks for the Rene Clemencic tip. Gonna order some Troubadour music.
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:36am Kees:

Bröselmaschine featured among all the other big names of the time

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 11:37am coelacanth:

maja- very,VERY fine art work there!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:38am Brian in UK:

Chris Squire passed away the other month. I saw Yes in 1969 just after their first album was released. Jon Anderson was scat singing with Jon Hendricks on a couple of numbers. Really.
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:39am Dean:

@βrian: Super! For a later repertoire, try this amazing solo flute record by Clemencic: http://www.discogs.com/Ren%C3%A9-Clemencic-Clemencic-Et-Ses-Fl%C3%BBtes/release/1397438
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:41am Cecile:

really interesting and enlightening set.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:42am Cecile:

this could be a cool premium
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:42am maja:

coelacanth! Thank you!
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:43am Dean:

Oh mein Gott! This Hölderlin was a staple back in the day.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:43am Brian in UK:

I keep hearing the beginnings of songs that I think I know that change to something else.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:45am chris:

danke fur dis fine set dis morgen, Joe! yodel!
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:45am Kees:

a more recent band

Ostzonensuppenwürfelmachenkrebs (OZSWMK) - Die Pest

  Thu. 8/27/15 11:46am Dean:

@Kees: Three times real fast?
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:46am Joe McG:

You bet, Chris! @Kees: Thanks for the links!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 11:48am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Only on FMU.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:49am Cecile:

out on the streets for a living...
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:49am βrian:

Coming up in 10 minutes on the Drummer Stream:
Busy Doing Nothing (avec charlie):
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:49am pierre:

"caterpillars running free"… now THAT's folk
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:50am V Priceless:

haha...Black Diamond...
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:50am Cecile:

VP, hahahah
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:51am markdavess:

With all the German and the vibe over the last half hour or something I was reminded of Hans Eckhart Wenzel, a DDR and now German 'Liedermacher', or maybe 'bard' who a friend played for me in Leipzig not long after reunification. 'Stirbt Mit Mir Ein Stück - Liebeslieder' (Die With Me a Little - Lovesongs', 1986, is the album I know, and his first. The song my friend loves was 'Verlassenes Bett', 'Deserted Bed' which you can find on YouTube. Maybe you know him, but if not maybe you'll like it. Listening now it's not as quite as 'archaic' sounding as I'd remembered, but close.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:52am Cecile:

I guess the folk I like better is when a swain brings his lady love a caterpillar, and it's really a metaphor for something in his pants.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:52am Joe McG:

Happy to check it out, markdavess--thanks!
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:53am markdavess:

You're welcome.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:53am Cecile:

or some kind of terrible witch spell.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:53am chris:

under an old oak in the moonlight, he gave to her his caterpiller
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:53am pierre:

@Cecile : I hear you
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:53am Dean:

Sometimes a caterpillar is just a caterpillar.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 11:54am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...now I'm thinking Goblin a tiny bit...
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:54am Cecile:

this I dig. sounds like witches
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:54am Joe McG:

Ending today with a bit of wyrd folk from Germany. Thanks for listening and commenting everyone! Enjoy the rest of your August!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:54am Brian in UK:

Nice one, Joe.
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:55am markdavess:

Die spinnen, die Deutche!
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:55am Dean:

OTOH, I think there is something going on in John Heywood's "The Merry Play between Johan Johan the Husband, Tyb his Wife, and Sir Johan, the Priest" with the hole in the bucket.
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:55am Kees:

Dean: Fast? Almost.
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:56am Dean:

There's already a band called Toyboat Toyboat Toyboat.
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:58am Claw!:

Tanks for the tunes, Joey Boy. Enjoy the rest of the week.
Later, Peoples!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:58am KP:

See ya, Joe
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:58am Nordens fåglar:

Good stuff, perfect. I´m packing my bags, going to Portugal tomorrow morning for week, that´s where some eagles dare, and all kind of birds, and here the rain keeps pouring down. /Hisingen, Gothenburg
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:59am Cecile:

nick der Abstreifer ist ein Fett kleine Insekt
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:59am melinda:

Great last set, Joe!
Avatar Thu. 8/27/15 11:59am Cecile:

play the whole thing next week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/27/15 11:59am chris:

the name of the group made me suspicious it was from: Kalachakra which is a term used in Vajrayana Buddhism that means wheel of time or "time-cycles".
  Thu. 8/27/15 11:59am Mark R:

You really challenged yourself with all these band names with nine consonants in a row, plus a couple umlauts.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/27/15 12:00pm coelacanth:

Thanks Joe!
later on folks!
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