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Options June 27, 2016: Rivulets Between Each Row

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
The Godfathers  Sun Arise   Options single  Corporate Image  1986  12"      0:00:00 ()
75 Dollar Bill  I'm Not Trying to Wake Up   Options Wood/Metal/Plastic/Pattern/Rhythm/Rock  Thin Wrist  2016  LP    *   0:06:11 ()
C Joynes  The Running Board   Options Split Electric  Thread Recordings  2016  LP    *   0:21:03 ()
Sol Bright  He Ono   Options Hawai'i Authentic: The Pre-War Era Vol. 1 (1925-1936)  Asherah  2016  LP  From 1938  *   0:23:25 ()
Henry Williams and Eddie Anthony  Lonesome Blues   Options Goin' Up The Country: Georgia Blues 1927-1933  Bindlestiff  2016  LP  From 1928  *   0:26:19 ()
Hattie McDaniel  I Thought I'd Do It   Options Big Mamas: Independent Women's Blues, Volume 2  Rosetta  1982  LP  From 1927    0:29:14 ()
Janis Joplin  Winin' Boy / Careless Love   Options Janis  Columbia  1975  LP  early 60s, Austin, TX    0:32:45 ()
Terry Callier  Ordinary Joe   Options Occasional Rain  Verve  2008  CD  From 1972    0:38:17 ()
Britta Phillips  One Fine Summer Morning   Options Luck or Magic  Double Feature  2016  CD    *   0:41:57 ()
Vincent Bell  Theme from "Sunflower" (Loss of Love)   Options Airport Love Theme  Decca  1970  LP      0:45:58 ()
Hashish  Can You Make It   Options A Product of Hashish  Woah Dad!  2016  CD    *   0:48:41 ()
Gap Dream  Rock and Roll   Options This Is Gap Dream  Burger  2016  CD    *   0:53:02 ()
Rat Rios  Eyes Without a Face   Options Where Is Tomorrow?: Vanity Case Reality Tunnel Volume Three  Vanity Case  2016  CD    *   0:56:11 ()
Nite Jewel  Kiss the Screen   Options Liquid Cool  Gloriette  2016  CD    *   1:01:42 ()
Yaz  Softly Over   Options You and Me Both  Sire  1983  LP      1:05:15 ()
Pylon  Cool   Options Live  Chunklet Industries  2016  LP  live in 1983  *   1:20:29 ()
Thunderboys  Fashion   Options Household Shocks  Dark Entries  2016  LP  From 1980  *   1:23:22 ()
Loose Heart  Alone   Options Danger! La France a Peur! Inedits Punk Fracais 1976-1980  Danger  2016  LP  From 1976  *   1:26:06 ()
Sonny and the Sunsets  Nightmares   Options Moods Baby Moods  Polyvinyl  2016  CD    *   1:29:07 ()
Single File: a bunch of 45s played in a semblance of order
New Hearts  Just Another Teenage Anthem   Options single  CBS  1977  45      1:35:15 ()
Kermit & Fozzie  Movin' Right Along   Options single  Atlantic  1979  45  Jim Henson and Frank Oz    1:36:48 ()
The Blades of Grass  Happy   Options single  Jubilee  1967  45      1:39:48 ()
Soul II Soul  Keep On Movin'   Options single  Virgin  1989  45  instrumental version    1:42:12 ()
Roy Wood  Any Old Time Will Do   Options single  United Artists  1976  45      1:45:41 ()
John Entwistle  Talk Dirty   Options single  Atco  1981  45      1:49:12 ()
Tex Williams and His Western Caravan  Miss Molly   Options single  Capitol  1947  45      1:52:30 ()
Billy Vera & Judy Clay  Country Girl - City Man   Options single  Atlantic  1968  45      1:55:07 ()
Don Cornell  A Face in the Crowd   Options single  Coral  1957  45      1:57:40 ()
The Monkees  Wasn't Born to Follow   Options Good Times!  Rhino  2016  CD    *   2:11:47 ()
The Beau Brummels  Long Walking Down to Misery   Options Bradley's Barn  Rhino Handmade  2011  CD  From 1968    2:14:44 ()
Danny and Dusty  Bend in the Road   Options Don't Shoot  Zippo  1984  LP      2:17:17 ()
Carp  Page 258   Options Carp  Epic  1970  LP  Featuring Gary Busey!    2:21:14 ()
Chuck McDermott and Wheatstraw  Sister   Options Last Straw  Back Door  1976  LP      2:24:17 ()
Bobbie Gentry  Seasons Come, Seasons Go   Options Touch 'Em with Love  Capitol  1969  LP      2:26:55 ()
Houston  All My Life   Options Houston  SSS International  1971  LP      2:29:52 ()
The Last Ritual  Heritage   Options The Last Ritual  Capitol  1969  LP      2:33:24 ()
Five Man Electrical Band  Me & Harley Davidson   Options Coming of Age  Lionel  1971  LP      2:40:43 ()
Eggs Over Easy  Give and Take   Options Good 'n' Cheap: The Eggs Over Easy Story  Yep Roc  2016  CD  From 1971  *   2:44:01 ()
Loretta Lynn  The Hands of Yesterday   Options Back to the Country  MCA  1975  LP      2:46:38 ()
Dolly Parton  Comes and Goes   Options Mission Chapel Memories  Raven  2001  CD  From 1972    2:49:29 ()
MC Squared  The Dolphins   Options Tantalizing Colours: The Reprise Recordings  Now Sounds  2012  CD  From 1968    2:53:05 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:02am bobdoesthings:

good morning!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:03am bobdoesthings:

I think this is only the second or third time in my life that I've caught the muppet radio skit intro... Look at me up and at em!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:04am Cheri Pi:

what up?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 9:04am melinda:

howdy all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 9:04am Marcel M:

G'morning Joe!

@Bob: Good boy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 9:04am Ken From Hyde Park:

Happy happy boing boing!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:05am bobdoesthings:

@marcel - thankyou, I'm giving myself a sticker!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:05am Wild Neil:

Peace Joe and all Joesites.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 9:06am Ken From Hyde Park:

  Mon. 6/27/16 9:06am V Priceless:

Hey Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 9:06am sphere:

hey folks. that was an awesome tune. didn't know that the Godfathers were more than one hit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 9:07am annie:

good morning all.this coffee just ain't doin' it
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:08am duke:

I can't seem to get enough 75 Dollar Bill lately.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:09am Joe McG:

Hi, everybody! Welcome to the show. @bob: Early birds get the worms. @sphere: They had a few, just none of them in the U.S.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:10am Wild Neil:

75 dollar bill has an African sounding guitar.
  Mon. 6/27/16 9:14am Pete L:

and #1 on the WFMU HOT 100 - it's 75 Dollar Bill"!!!!!!
not a complaint
  Mon. 6/27/16 9:14am KP:

$75 dollar bill is good for a change
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:14am Joe McG:

@Wild Neil: I agree, definitely some Tuareg electric mixed in.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:15am Sem Chumbo:

Hello, Joe, and McGaskonians world-wide.
  Mon. 6/27/16 9:16am Pete L:

Ali Farke Toure gone wrong!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:18am Joe McG:

@Pete L: Ali Tookarong Tourne.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 9:20am fred:

Coincidentally, $75 gets you a DJ premium at marathon time
  Mon. 6/27/16 9:21am Pete L:

is this on CD? i mean can i buy a CD someplace - oh yeah, i could look on that internet. May have buy a fuckin rekkid
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:23am bobdoesthings:

@peteL- or you could buy on their bandcamp - 75dollarbill.bandcamp.com...
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:26am Sem Chumbo:

Love this language and the snappy uke pickin'. Can Gabby Pahinui be far behind?
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:29am Joe McG:

@Sem: I brought in that Ry Cooder LP with Gabby on it and forgot about it, so there goes that transition! :)
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:32am Sem Chumbo:

Huh. Live radio, what are ya gonna do:-D
  Mon. 6/27/16 9:33am KP:

Hey over the air radio is a great solution to this iffy Internet thing
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:35am Joe McG:

@Fred: Oh, man, I wish I'd thought of that during the marathon!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:40am Wild Neil:

@Pete L-yes it is at least a CD is available...just google it, I found it...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 9:44am melinda:

Enjoying the new Britta Phillips album.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:46am Wild Neil:

Dean and Britta were in some movie about a high powered executive cheating on his wife with a high powered woman in the supermarket market. The woman had a hissy fit during a board meeting and got away with it. This is the first time I saw Britta Philips. Wow, she is well-preserved.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:48am Cecile:

she's 2 years younger than I am...
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:50am Wild Neil:

@Cecile sorry I offended you...that came out wrong to be sure! You have always been fair to me and I appreciate that...
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:52am Cecile:

sorry, I was just amused.
It's hard to think of oneself and ones age-group as old, but we technically are!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:52am Cecile:

My knees know they are. I had to run to the bus today, and everyone laughed at my little stiff legged jog - "c'mon you can do it!"
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:53am Wild Neil:

I am still 17 in my mind...but almost 50 in my body. Yikes, the 60's used to be "twenty years ago"...but wait, that's like 30 years ago...geez....
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:53am Wild Neil:

I love Hashish! Wait, that came out wrong...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 9:53am melinda:

Aging is weird.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:54am Cecile:

you damn right.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 9:54am Marcel M:

Ain't nothin' but a numbah.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 9:55am melinda:

Great set, hate to miss more while I transit to work. This Gap Dream is excellent.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 9:55am melinda:

I wish it were only a number.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:55am Joe McG:

Thanks, Melinda, sorry you have to go to work today! :(
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 9:56am Stevel:

Gap Dream gets better and better.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 9:56am Cecile:

age has a way of humbling you
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 9:58am Ear Hammer:

les yeux sans visage!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:00am Wild Neil:

Is Rat Rios secretly Coctuea Twins? OR this next song? Also, check out Chimera on Grass Records as a very similar band sometime...
  Mon. 6/27/16 10:01am david from ks.:

,,,,good stuff !
  Mon. 6/27/16 10:02am KP:

Gap Dream
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:06am βrian:

Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:07am Wild Neil:

SERIOUS 80's nostalgia now...I was in tenth grade...
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:09am Cecile:

I think I was 70 when this came out.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:10am βrian:

There's a fine line between 80s nostalgia and 80s neuralgia.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:11am Wild Neil:

Hey, if I graduated in 1985, was it really 1986 the day I walked down the aisle cap and gown or was it really June 1985? I am confused now about if I started kindergarten at age 4...
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:12am Cecile:

I like early Depeche Mode. I like the idea of Erasure.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:14am βrian:

As far as the clothing store, I used to remember it's name as The Lapse.
  Mon. 6/27/16 10:18am KP:

Prop with Gap Dream is sales people think Gap Band and succeed in confusing me
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 10:20am annie:

if i recall some little ditty on TCM discusssing hattie mcaniel, she was a very vocal human rights advocate, both for women and for minorities in film and on stage?
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:21am Cecile:

Okay, I now like Erasure's cover of Gaudete.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:23am Wild Neil:

Never mind, I called North Warren Regional High School and they cleared it up...I graduated in June of 1985...and started kindergarten at age 5 in 1972..all is in order with the universe now..oh yeah, Pylon, they were in Athens Inside Out...I saw this in the village near 4th street in the 80's...that was like so 20th century. They were really out there for back then as I was discovering this whole world of college radio and REMs colleagues.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:24am Joe McG:

@annie: Yes, Annie, she was quite a lady! She also won an Academy Award.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:24am Wild Neil:

Got any live PIL?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 10:25am Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 10:25am Santos L. Halper:

Hey Joe, thanks for the Pylon, and that first set was wonderful. Tuning in from Montreal for the next couple weeks. Any tourist recommendations from anyone out there?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 10:26am Guido from Cologne:

I love this section!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:27am Joe McG:

Hey Greg! Glad you enjoyed the LONG set, Santos! I'm eager to hear Montreal recommendations, too, since I'd like to go up there in the fall...
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:28am βrian:

@Santos: is the Cinéma Parallèle still around? I used to go there when I could in the late 80s.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 10:28am annie:

her movie career was quite extensive and prolific.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 10:29am Guido from Cologne:

... guitar solos as they should be ...
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:30am Wild Neil:

I think Elfin Saddle is from Montreal, so maybe you could catch them...they have like two good songs.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:30am βrian:

Ah, it seems to have closed ...
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:31am Sem Chumbo:

Wiggy sounds, Joe.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:32am βrian:

As far as the beers I remember and love: Ste Ambroise and Boréale.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 10:36am Mike Sin:

All right -- happy to hear the show live today!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:36am Wild Neil:

The Gothic Bascillica in Montreal looks like a must-see.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:37am Joe McG:

Nice to see you, Mike!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:37am bobdoesthings:

Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:38am bobdoesthings:

I can sing along!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 10:38am annie:

early muppets rocked!!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:38am Wild Neil:

Is it just me or does Kermit sound like the guy that does the Monk theme song?
  Mon. 6/27/16 10:38am melinda:

Aw, muppets! Thanks Joe.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:38am Sem Chumbo:

I love THE Quebecois IPA, Irregular Poutine Ale @ βrian.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:39am Cecile:

I love Chromeo and they put on the best shows.
I also had a great sandwich at Titanic in Montreal when I was up there a long time ago.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 10:39am JP from KC:

OH HELL YES, JOE!! MUPPETS!! Things like his are why I'm pretty sure we should be best friends.
  Mon. 6/27/16 10:39am melinda:

The Bran Flakes sampled this to good effect in one of their songs.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:40am Wild Neil:

As a kid I always wanted to live the furthest west as possible in a time zone so I could stay outside late for the late sunset in June.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:41am βrian:

You may also get some good information via CKUT.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 10:42am Santos L. Halper:

@Brian: il y a beaucoup des megaplexes ici; did find a couple of art house type places
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:42am Cecile:

you have to go to Schwartz's. The smoked meat is amazing.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:43am Cecile:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 10:43am sphere:

sometimes nostalgia is a good thing. this Soul II Soul tune still does the job :)
  Mon. 6/27/16 10:43am Jack:

Hey Joe! My swag just arrived! Nice tee-shirt. Thank you Herr Swagmeister, and thanks to volunteers who stuffed my envelope (nice job!) and thank you Scott (Director of Volunteer Deployment).
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:44am Joe McG:

Glad to hear it, Jack! Everyone, slowly but surely, swag is leaving the building. If you don't have yours yet, don't worry.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:45am Sem Chumbo:

Yes @Cecile, a highlight of any trip to Montreal, no doubt,
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:45am βrian:

And Montreal is bagel-central, of course.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:46am Parq:

Soul II Soul -- not much out there that says the early 90s more to me.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:47am V Priceless:

Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:48am Parq:

What VP said.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:51am βrian:

Mmm, on the sandwich menu at Titanic: Smoked mackerel with pickled onions.

Yes, please.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:51am V Priceless:

The Ox...gone 14 years today
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 10:52am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe. Roy Wood certainly knew a good hook.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 10:52am annie:

my swag has arrived in august usually..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 10:52am Mick:

@V Priceless, Yes pour one out for the Quiet One
  Mon. 6/27/16 10:53am KP:

Who was that
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 10:54am annie:

i LOVE singing along to this!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:54am V Priceless:

@Mick - indeed, cheers!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:55am bobdoesthings:

hmmmmmmmm surface noise
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:56am Joe McG:

@bobdt: Yep, it's a scratchy one, but I think the song just jumps out anyhow! :)
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 10:59am bobdoesthings:

@joemcg- i'm into it! I was indulging in it. like an ASMR response.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:01am Wild Neil:

This show is really summer-y. This is the music I imagine playing at a drive in theatre an hour before showtime...in the 50's
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:01am Cecile:

wow, you forget about the 50s hits before rock 'n' roll.
And this song kind of makes you remember why.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:02am Brian in UK:

Marsupial is a good word.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:03am Greg from ZONE 5:

Rex loves playing the "Rednecks, crackers, hillbillies, pea-pickers!" clip from A Face In The Crowd. (Great effin' movie…)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:04am Brian in UK:

@Joe when is Chip Taylor DAY?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:05am annie:

does anyone know if winamp has a version for El Capitan?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:05am Stevel:

Happy death to us all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:05am ChrisB.:

Tex Williams was a vocalist in Spade Cooley's outfit, too.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:07am Rev. Turnip Druid:

[crashes through door, tumbles to the floor in a shower of splintered wood and certain injuries] "...SOMEONE SAID MARSUPIAL!"
  Mon. 6/27/16 11:07am tadpoles:

Hey then Joe, Roy Wood was the genius of the Move!

Keep movin' right along now...
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:11am βrian:

Indeed, the website is the best medium for event listings. Better not to chew up good air time.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:13am Cecile:

this is really nice.
  Mon. 6/27/16 11:13am Exile:

wasn't this the theme for easy rider?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:14am Brian in UK:

When suddenly this Harley chopper heading down a two lane black top flattened the singer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:14am thedunkel:

agree with Cecile - this really does sound nice!
  Mon. 6/27/16 11:14am KP:

Until this Monkees version came out I had no idea Carol King wrote it. Just Byrds
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:15am Cecile:

beau brummels!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:20am Brian in UK:

Easy Rider was one of the first films to match music and film. Beatles notwithstanding. The Wasn't Born to Follow scene is spot on unlike a lot of the rest of the film. Looks dated now but in '69 I thought it was great.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:20am bobdoesthings:

these lyrics are great ... "hey remember when we killed that poor guy in mexico... ya.. best not to think about it.. what a weird day"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:20am ChrisB.:

I've heard rumors of a Danny and Dusty re-boot for some time now.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:21am Joe McG:

@bob: Ah, nostalgia! @BrianUK: Sheila B. did a nice Chip Taylor day a few weeks ago! Check out her archives.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:22am Brian in UK:

Thanks Joe, must give Sheila B more time.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:23am Joe McG:

@Brian: Yes, do! One of the best shows on the air right now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:27am Michael 98145:

what Joe said
  Mon. 6/27/16 11:28am Dennis Diken:

wonderful show Joe! loved the Roy Wood cut, haven't heard it in many moons, it's a fave!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:28am Cecile:

that Monkees album looks quite good.
I just listened to the Weezer-penned song, and it was surprisingly good!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:28am Cecile:

Mickey sounds amazing.

  Mon. 6/27/16 11:28am melinda:

This is one of my favorite Bobby Gentry songs! aahh...
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:29am Joe McG:

@DD: Thanks for tuning in, Dennis!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:30am Brian in UK:

Had to have some Bobbie G in there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:32am annie:

damn, i have to stop walking into the other rooms, i keep missing the good stuff..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:33am Linda Lee:

perfect show for the day, Joe! thank you!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:34am Joe McG:

Glad you're enjoying it, Linda Lee!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:35am Linda Lee:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:38am Mike Sin:

re: "The Last Ritual"
Always saw this LP listed in in Capitol numbered lists and was a bit curious, but saw all the long tracks... Glad to be hearing it for first time. Never reissued, huh?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:39am Michael 98145:

This is mostly all new to me. Thank you.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:40am Joe McG:

@Mike Sin: Not to my knowledge. Produced by Tom Wilson. A very interesting LP: a bit of country, a bit of jazz, a bit of horn rock. Very involved, interesting lyrics.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:42am Linda Lee:

at one time covering as many genres per disk as feasible was de rigeur! i do recall.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:43am Linda Lee:

indeed, LL is old enough to remember when this was happenin.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:46am Cecile:

I remember the first Zapp album of all things having country (!!!) and rock tinged deep cuts.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:47am Linda Lee:

indeed. crossover was the game. even in mainstream radio.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:50am Linda Lee:

not so many sturdy boxes.
i have a 5 disc set of nashville stars doing current pop/light rock hits, early 70s vintage. that's 5 albums worth.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:50am Sem Chumbo:

Big fun this morning, Joe. Thanks a lot, and see you again next time.
Love this Dolly, btw.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:50am Cecile:

also, loads of these bands had to play live anything and anywhere to be able to make a living at music.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:51am cee:

man this set is gonna give me a breakdown
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:51am Wild Neil:

Cool show Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:51am Michael 98145:

Dolly time!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:52am βrian:

America's Piaf.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:52am Greg from ZONE 5:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:53am Linda Lee:

right. also, the demographics just weren't as compartmentalized, in terms of marketing or airplay.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:53am Greg from ZONE 5:

Did you go see Dolly, Joe?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:53am Brian in UK:

That Five Man Electrical Band, is it on a Train label?
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:53am Joe McG:

Sure did, Greg! She was a goddess.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:54am Wild Neil:

In the beginning, FM radio was a real free-for-all from what I have heard here and there...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:54am Brian in UK:

Present tense, Joe.

Great show as ever.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:55am Wild Neil:

every smart phone has a switched off FM radio chip!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:55am Santos L. Halper:

Great show Joe, thanks! I'll make a list of what i find cool here in Montreal for ya.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:55am Mick:

This country set is stopping me in my tracks!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:55am Joe McG:

Thanks for listening and commenting, all! Have a GREAT week!
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:55am Cecile:

someone was complaining on slate that the old chart system should come back so that an album can really be the "album of the year". I personally loved it when Sound Scan upended everything in the 80s. It reflected what people were actually listening to.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:56am βrian:

My one great regret: I cannot whistle.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:57am Brian in UK:

@βrian get a dog.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:57am bobdoesthings:

Thanks Joe!! great show
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:57am cee:

there something in my eyes. it's probably just dust
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:58am Linda Lee:

Wild Neil, i started listening in 1970, nyc. it was pretty wonderful.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:58am βrian:

Je suis déjà un chien.
  Mon. 6/27/16 11:58am melinda:

I thought that sounded Fred Neilish.
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:58am Cecile:

making a lasagna for one.
  Mon. 6/27/16 11:59am sinner:

...and Joe is our Square DJ!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:59am Ken From Hyde Park:

if (day='Monday') then do
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/27/16 11:59am Michael 98145:

speaking of those early days of FM: www.krab.fm...
Avatar Mon. 6/27/16 11:59am Cecile:

Gary Busey is a walking PSA for motorcycle helmet laws.
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