Options Sophisticated Boom Boom with Sheila B.: Playlist from September 21, 2018 Options

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Female-fronted pop from the past, present, and future; from all over the globe. And the occasional man.

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Options September 21, 2018: Eleven Commandments Of Woman

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Images New Approx. start time
Daddy Kae & Yvonne  Eleven Commandments Of Woman   Options Duane Train presents Feminist Funk, WFMU Marathon Premium 2018  N/A  2018  From 1966      0:00:00 ()
Akiko Wada  Boy & Girl   Options   RCA  1969   
  0:04:18 ()
Aretha Franklin  Soulville   Options   Columbia  1964        0:06:44 ()
Spanky Wilson  Fancy   Options Let It Be  P-Vine  2012  From 1970 
  0:09:01 ()
Deidre & the Dark  One Night   Options Variety Hour  YouToo CanWoo  2018   
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Christine & the Queens  La Marcheuse   Options Chris  Because Music  2018  New album out today! 
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Juana Molina  Las Culpas II   Options Las Culpas II  Crammed Discs  2018   
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Neneh Cherry  Kong   Options Broken Politics  Smalltown Supersound  2018  Produced by Four Tet / Album out 10/19! 
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Thee Lakesiders  Parachute   Options   Big Crown  2018      *   0:36:26 ()
Mountain Man  Rang Tang Ring Toon   Options Magic Ship  Nonesuch  2018  New album out today! 
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Lake Ruth  To Recife   Options   Self-released   2018  All proceeds of this single go to legal non-profit RAICES, which is helping separated / detained families in Texas: https://lakeruth.bandcamp.com/track/to-recife 
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Linda Lewis  I Dunno   Options Reach For The Truth: Best Of The Reprise Years 1971-1974  Rhino  2002  From 1971      0:45:03 ()
Lena D’Agua  No Fundo dos Teus Olhos D'água   Options Perto Te Di  Edicoes Valentim De Carvalho  2008  From 1982 
  0:48:24 ()
Carol  Namida No Teddy Boy   Options   Philips  1976        0:51:52 ()
Kati Kovács  Most Kéne Abbahagyni   Options She Came From Hungary! 1960s Beat Girls From The Eastern Bloc  Ace Records  2018  From 1970 
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The Seshen  Colors Collide   Options Flames & Figures  Tru Thoughts  2016   
  0:57:39 ()
Nancy Vieira  Maylen   Options No Ama  Harmonia LDA  2011   
  1:09:46 ()
Helen Shapiro  I Wish I Never Loved You   Options   Columbia  1964        1:13:35 ()
Steady Holiday  Flying Colors   Options Nobody's Watching  Barsuk  2018   
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Sarah Vaughan  Make Yourself Comfortable   Options The Essential Sarah Vaughan  Verve  1992  From 1954 
  1:19:51 ()
Bernadette Carroll  Don't Hurt Me   Options   Laurie  1965        1:22:30 ()
The Moirs  Jody   Options State Of Shock  The Rocket Record Company  1978   
  1:24:52 ()
Nina Miranda & Daxuva  Hummingbird   Options Le Jardin  Daxuva  2018   
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Kero Kero Bonito  Make Believe   Options Make Believe  Polyvinyl  2018  MY SINGLE OF THE WEEK!! 
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Kyary Pamyu Pamyu  Kizunami   Options Japanmyu  Warner Music Japan  2018   
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Alphabeat  Boyfriend   Options This Is Alphabeat  Copenhagen Records  2008   
  1:44:43 ()
Big Mama Thornton  They Call Me Big Mama   Options Ain't Gonna Hush: The Queens Of Rhythm & Blues  Fantastic Voyage  2015  From 1953      1:47:52 ()
Louis Prima  The Bigger the Figure   Options Breaking It Up!  Columbia  1958        1:49:51 ()
Jean Wells  With My Love And What You've Got (We Could Turn The World Around)   Options Mama's Got A Bag Of Her Own  Stateside  2006  From 1968      1:52:31 ()
Gigliola Cinquetti  Zero In Amore   Options   CGD  1969  Thank you Layla! 
  1:54:51 ()
Pizzicato Five   La Dépression   Options Playboy & Playgirl  Matador  1999   
  1:56:41 ()
The Chantells with the Aqua Lads  I'll Never Know   Options Basement Beehive: The Girl Group Underground  Numero Group  2018  From 1968 
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Brenda Lee  Time and Time Again   Options   Brunswick  1966        2:07:04 ()
Jeanette  Oye Mama, Oye Papa   Options   Hispavox  1971   
  2:09:22 ()
Rodes Rollins  Mystery Man   Options   Self-released  2018   
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Amanda Martinez  Hasta Que Pueda   Options Amor  Sola Records  2009        2:15:57 ()
Oxford Drama  Seasons   Options Songs  ART2 Music  2018   
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Blake Babies  Temptation Eyes   Options Rosy Jack World  Mammoth  1991        2:22:36 ()
SOLEIL  Late Summer Silhouette   Options SOLEIL Is Alright  Victor Entertainment  2018   
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Cold Beat  Never Gonna Cry Again   Options A Simple Reflection  Dark Entries  2018   
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Juniore  Marabout   Options Magnifique  Outré Disque  2018   
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Al Balbil Solo  Track 1   Options Sudan Tapes  Habibi Funk  2016   
  2:39:12 ()
Dionne Warwick  All the Love In the World   Options Heartbreaker  Arista  1982  To love's unexpected + infinite possibilities! And for Virginia! 
  2:46:49 ()
Clydie King  Missin' My Baby   Options   Imperial  1965        2:49:30 ()
Lesley Gore  A Girl In Love   Options   Mercury  1965  Written by Lesley Gore 
  2:52:08 ()
Beach Boys  All I Wanna Do   Options Sunflower  Capitol  2000  From 1970      2:54:50 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 2:51pm Michael 98145:

oh boy :)
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:00pm P-90:

Welcome home @Sheila B, International DJ of Mystery!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:00pm JakeGould:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 3:01pm Carmichael:

Aloha, Sheila and boomers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 3:01pm Guido from Cologne:

Hello Sheila!
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:01pm Jocelyn:

Happy Friday Everyone!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:02pm ncjay:

Welcome back Sheila and hello Friday afternoon (Eastern Time) regulars!
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:02pm Adrian in London:

Hello Ms DJ
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 3:03pm The Contessa:

Sheila! We've missed you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 3:03pm Phillippe Bastille:

Good day, all
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:04pm JasonInBoston:

BOOM! Famous Philly DJ Kae Williams and Yvonne Baker!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:04pm Wild Neil||Peace All:

@Sheila-Anna German is a famous Polish and Russian-singing singer you may like, she is really remarkable. My wife told me about her.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 3:04pm RomanDogBird:

hiiiiii sheila welcome baaaaaack
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 3:06pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Yay, I can feel the Boom Boom from here!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:07pm djsheilab:

Thanks for the warm welcome back friends! I'm totally reinvigorated from the best birthday trip to London. Thanks for being here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 3:09pm JtotheK:

Hiya SheilaB! Nice Aretha 45 choice! i spun once with my pal Flavor Dave (miss ya, buddy) and he followed with Titus Turner 'Soulville'. hi boom-boomers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 3:11pm Michael 98145:

thanks for hurrying back to us -
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:11pm mysilentface:

Hello Sheila and fellow Boomers!
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:12pm JasonInBoston:

@JtotheK Long live Flavor Dave! Miss hearing from him. I'm hoping that Dave is in Soul Heaven chatting with Bob A.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:12pm djsheilab:

Thanks for the birthday wishes, P-90!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 3:13pm The Oscar:

Busy working, but holy god. This song!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:14pm djsheilab:

And hello Michael 98145! ncjay! Jocelyn! Guido from Cologne! Carmichael! JakeGould! The Contessa + Adrian in London! Wild Neil! JasonInBoston! Phillippe Bastille! RomanDogBird! Ken from Hyde Park! JtotheK! mysilentface! The Oscar!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:14pm djsheilab:

JtotheK—I was playing the Dinah Washington version out for awhile, but have now switched to Aretha :) Just can't go wrong with Soulville!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:16pm djsheilab:

Friends, I held the new Bobbie Gentry box set IN MY HANDS whilst in London. It is a work of absolute beauty! Out in the US in mid-October.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:16pm JakeGould:

Not busy working anymore. So enjoying!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:17pm Cecile:

I just have a question. Was that Fancy song written by a man or a woman?
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:17pm ncjay:

Deidre! This is gorgeous!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:17pm djsheilab:

Cecile—It was written by Bobbie Gentry!
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:18pm mzzzmmm:

heeii eSueBuieee, craejie troll listener here bu'luv'yr'sho'jus'sayin'
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:18pm djsheilab:

ncjay—Right?!! Pristine modern girl-group pop!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:18pm ncjay:

my single of the week already!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 3:19pm JtotheK:

@JasonBoston - cheers to that. i never met Bob A. he came up to spin with some friends putting on a Brothers By Choice show in town, but i was out of town at the time. I know Dave knew of Bob A, but I am not sure if they ever actually met in person...
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:19pm mzzzmmm:

btw the Akiko Wada track was dud
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:20pm Jocelyn:

I've been waiting my entire life for that Bobbie set!
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:20pm P-90:

“pristine” !!!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:21pm ncjay:

pristine followed by christine!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 3:21pm JtotheK:

re: Dinah Washington 'soulville' - i don't have that one, must find!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:21pm djsheilab:

Jocelyn—I hope you'll be treating yourself!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:21pm ncjay:

wish I could give them both five clicky stars
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:23pm listener james from westwood:

On behalf of the folks now stickering brochures in the volunteer room, THANKS!!!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:24pm djsheilab:

Listener James at WFMU HQ! Hello friend + thank YOU!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 3:24pm Devin B.:

Yay new Juana Molina!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:25pm djsheilab:

I love doing my show in the fall cos there are SO many incredible new releases! I am completely spoilt for choice!
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:25pm Jocelyn:

I am! I can't say no to music purchases. I consider them an investment in my health.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:26pm Cecile:

Cool. Because, well.
Speaking of Bobby Gentry, will she be doing press for the box set?
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:27pm ncjay:

wouldn't that be a treat! But, likely doubtful
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 3:27pm Michael 98145:

Juana was excellent live. Thank you for the discovery.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:27pm northguineahills:

I should look up clips from Juana Molina's sitcom show she was an actress in as a teen in Argentina.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 3:28pm tneeld:

Ah - Juana Molina is playing Miami tomorrow. That would be a FUN show.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:28pm djsheilab:

I hear she is wonderful live. Sadly missed her in NYC this week. tneeld—Go see her in Miami!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 3:29pm tneeld:

I would - and I love Miami - but I'm in Wisconsin of all places.
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:32pm Cooh John:

Sun on my face, wind in my hair, and Sophisticated Boom Boom in my ears. That is how to start the weekend. Hello djsheilab and fellow sophisticates.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:32pm northguineahills:

Dig Neneh Cherry: check! Dig Four Tet: check!
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:33pm Jocelyn:

NGH, How are you feeling? Infection gone?
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:34pm Cecile:

You know, I shouldn't have, but I went and looked at NPR's Greatest Albums by women, and the 250 tracks for women artists to watch, and frankly, I learned I don't care about lists that don't have Neneh Cherry, Cher, Paloma Faith, Girlschool or Kylie Minogue on it.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:34pm Cecile:

Oh, yeah. I need London and Stuttgart recommendations, people!
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:36pm Jocelyn:

Cecile, I agree!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:36pm Cecile:

Or Martha Wash in any incarnation.
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:37pm P-90:

Thanks again, Michele!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:39pm Cecile:

Also, I hate to say this, but while I love a lot of Joan Jett solo stuff, I never warmed to the Runaways. Always felt that Girlschool were more real, funny and better players. Lemmy loved 'em, that's the best tribute.
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:40pm Adrian in London:

@Cecile What do you want to know about London? Feel free to contact me; I’ll be happy to help with suggestions for shows, galleries, bars, record shops, whatever
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:40pm northguineahills:

@Jocelyn: The infection is not gone, but, I'd classify it as moderate right now. Psoriasis is glacially improving as the infection dissipates. Went out for the first time since early July last night (friend's band opened for Adult., and I felt healthy enough to do so.). Gracias por preguntar!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:40pm djsheilab:

Cecile—Yes, Adrian in London is your man!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:42pm Cecile:

I'll do just that! I'm mostly looking for great bars with DJs and a dance floor, record stores, galleries and cheap food. My friend from Bermuda got us tickets to two West End shows. It's going to be a busy 4.5 days!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:42pm djsheilab:

Hey Cooh John + northguineahills!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:42pm Cecile:

ngh, I am glad you are doing better. Both of those conditions are no joke.
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:44pm Jocelyn:

NGH, Glad to hear it! It needs to be gone though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 3:45pm Michael 98145:

@ngh, glad you are doing better ...
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:47pm ncjay:

always loved Linda Lewis
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:47pm Adrian in London:

@Cecile No problem just mail me via my profile on here and I’ll give you some suggestions
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:48pm Cecile:

Thanks, Adrian!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:48pm northguineahills:

Thanks, Michael, I did take a sick day yesterday, as I just started taking immunosuppression meds and my body didn't like it at first, but I feel fine today. (going out and have a few pints might have helped)
  Fri. 9/21/18 3:49pm JasonInBoston:

Can't get over how contemporary this Linda Lewis song sounds!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 3:49pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...a voice both cute & strong...
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:50pm djsheilab:

JasonInBoston—The production is really something!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:50pm Cecile:

Oh, yeah, no Minnie Riperton on those lists, either.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:53pm βrian:

@NGH: "Ask your doctor about bee venom therapy"
Seems like a came across an article recently ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 3:53pm Michael 98145:

Interweb sez this translates to "Deep in your eyes of water"
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:54pm northguineahills:

will do so, βrian!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 3:58pm tneeld:

So when did everyone join the Boom Boom Train? I'm relatively new - a show from earlier this year with both 70's female-fronted Turkish pop and Charli XCX (some kind of radio Platonic ideal for me) sealed the deal for me.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:59pm Cecile:

oh, yeah, no Annette Peacock "I'm the One" on those npr lists either.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 3:59pm Cecile:

I think I've been on board almost since it started.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:00pm Michael 98145:

@ tneeld, welcome! you will love it here.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:00pm Cecile:

I know most of the rest of the board have been there since Day 1.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:00pm chris:

hi, Sheila and folks. happy friday to you all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:01pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

SheilaB was on in an early morning slot - which was nicely Surreal - but I'd say this is Ideal...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:01pm RomanDogBird:

think i've been a regular listener for about 2 years now, first became aware of SBB earlier in 2016 during the marathon
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:03pm Cecile:

I am down with cozy.
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:03pm Jocelyn:

About a month or so after the show began. The problem was until recently my schedule prevented me from listening live but I downloaded the show weekly. Discovered it in an odd way. A friend sent me a link because she thought it was cool that Sheila and I had the same mid century shelving system.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:03pm tneeld:

I went back and listened to a few of the first shows this week and I can feel the 6 AM-ness of it. Agree that Friday afternoon is perfect.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:03pm Passaic River Blues:

@tneeld: Those two shows with Kornelia are definitely highwater-mark territory. Funky, adventurous Turkish female pop from the 1970s is hard to beat.


Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:04pm Cecile:

Aesop Rock wrote a great rap about his kitten.
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:04pm ratso:

Don’t let the screen name fool you. I’d be down with a cat show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:04pm chris:

our feline overlords have been planning this for a while, i imagine.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:04pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Bring the Kiggies !
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  Fri. 9/21/18 4:04pm mzzzmmm:

ohh nooo.. turtle show pleezz
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:05pm jess:

Love Cats by the Cure
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:05pm The Oscar:

I've always wanted to go from town to town, Lomax-style, and record the songs people make up to sing to their cats. Because EVERY CAT OWNER DOES IT!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:05pm Cecile:

oh! I wonder if Bodega Pop has any good Bodega cat songs.
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:05pm Gwtg:

Cactus Cat - Look Go Blue Purple
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:06pm tneeld:

PassaicRiverBlues - I will DEFINITELY check those out. I'm a well-known Turkophile (got my fourth trip to Istanbul planned for March) but I still need to actually go record shopping there.
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:06pm Somebody:

I started listening earlier this year as well.
I haven't posted very much at all in the chat, though. (Hi everyone!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:06pm Doug in JC:

Thundercat: A Fan's Mail. By far the best cat song I know www.youtube.com...
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:06pm Cecile:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:06pm Ike:

My cat leaps into the air and catches flies! I've never seen *that* before.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:07pm Michael 98145:

:) not Abba, i think it translates to "Now I gotta stop"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:07pm The Oscar:

"The Little Cat and the Dirty Dog" - Ubangi youtu.be...
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:07pm ncjay:

Here's one that just occurred to me: www.discogs.com... - it's loads of fun
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:07pm RomanDogBird:

this is a big stretch but "God Bless the Fireman" by Christmas has the great lyric "I was naked, nude with cat" in it (highly recommend their album Vortex btw)
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:07pm Cecile:

Aesop Rock - Kirby
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:07pm diciassette:

Black Cat by Broadcast!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:08pm RomanDogBird:

seconding Cactus Cat
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:08pm Adrian in London:

@tneeld Oh, Charli XCX’s Boys? SUCH a great song. Her latest is a killer
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:09pm Michael 98145:

... or "Now you must stop it"

*don't ask me*
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:10pm fred:

Good afternoon Sheila and sophisticated listeners
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:10pm Adrian in London:

@sheila Having bought the Lake Ruth track I bought a Clarice Lispector novella the next day, having asked the band to suggest which one I buy on Twitter. Twitter can be great, in among the cesspit
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:11pm djpunchntag:

Run the Jewels - Meowpurrdy (from the Meow Jewels album)
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:11pm ratso:

A Plea from a Cat Named Virtute by The Weakerthans
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:11pm fred:

@Cecile: I love that Kirby video
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:12pm tneeld:

@Adrian in London - YES. That song should've been a giant hit. (I have a fine memory trying to sing that at a karaoke bar in Tokyo.) I'm an irrational lover of Pop2 too.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:12pm djsheilab:

Yes! Listeners! Please keep the cat songs coming in! Thank you! I'm excited about this special :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:13pm Passaic River Blues:

@tneeld: Maybe you should contact Kornelia herself. I'd bet she has a wealth knowledge w/r/t Istanbul's overlooked record shops.

Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:14pm Rocky Horror:

An Irish and celtic music artis Marc Gunn, The Celt Father, does lots of cat songs
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:15pm Bend Sinister:

Roland Alphonso - El Pussy Cat
Rene Hall - Cleo
Alma Cogan - Don't Let the Kitty Get In
Shonen Knife - I Am A Cat
Lord Kitchener - Cat Party in the SKy
Lee Dorsey - The Kitty Cat Song
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:15pm djsheilab:

I may pool the WFMU DJs for their cat favorites as well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:16pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Woh. Helen giving Dusty a run for the money...
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:16pm Cecile:

In the Beatles narrative, I always hate how Helen Shapiro and others get cast as the bad guys. The Beatles really liked her.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:16pm ncjay:

this is great
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:17pm Carmichael:

I liked Helen Shapiro as a wee lad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:17pm Ken From Hyde Park:

"The Cat Came Back" from The Phantom Surfers or versions from other bands.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:17pm tneeld:

@ Passaic River Blues - thanks! I just might do that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:17pm fred:

@Sheila: Thanks a lot for the bag, it proved big enough to hold my cowboy boots when I took them to the cobbler. Probably not what you had in mind, but I thank you for that anyway
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:17pm Rocky Horror:

Marc Gunn, The Celtfther, does lots of ct songs
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:18pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Really Cecile? TheBeatles always say they were embarrassed to get switched to top billing...I think they wrote 'Misery' w/ her in mind! Who says she was black hat??
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:18pm Cecile:

fred, Psst, the Boredoms don't know that I use their tote for my gardening bag.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:18pm northguineahills:

Does Catpower have any songs about cats?
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:18pm Rocky Horror:

@djsheilab: Marc Gunn, The Celtfther, does lots of cat songs
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:19pm Adrian in London:

@tneeld This is such a play-and-play-again track https://open.spotify.com/track/6AGsZ1j1ysQBNX8GRT2zKL?si=c8Dsm-u6TL-DlJ1kWD_xrg
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:19pm JtotheK:

jimmy smith 'the cat' is a cool mod jazz track (issued on 45 as well...heard recently on one of the drummer stream shows, if memory serves...)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:20pm JtotheK:

oh, and the coasters 'three cool cats'.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:20pm djpunchntag:

Queen - Cool Cat :)
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:20pm Cecile:

Rev, a lot of post-group pro-Beatles books. They have lines like "They knocked boring people like the Shadows, Helen Shapiro and others off the top when they came around." When the truth was that they were all contemporaries who enjoyed each others work.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:21pm Cecile:

Squeeze Cool for Cats
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:22pm Michael 98145:

oh, that production :)
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:22pm djsheilab:

YOU LISTENERS ARE THE BEST!!! So many fantastic cat suggestions! Thank you!
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:22pm Dennis Diken:

diggin' the show Sheila!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:23pm djsheilab:

Thanks Dennis D.!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:23pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@C'ec: ...yeah - Beatletards can be like that...let's not even talk YokoHaters...gawd...one podcast specifically - otherwise knowledgeable likable people...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:24pm tneeld:

@ Adrian in London is that the XCX/Yaeji remix? (The link was weird.) I squealed with delight when that came out today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:24pm Stevel:

Shoesies to woozy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:25pm JtotheK:

oh, and mongo santamaria 'el pussycat' is another mod jazz choice 45...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:26pm The Oscar:

There are so many songs that my girlfriend and I have mangled to be about our cat that I have to remind myself that they're not *actually* about cats.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:27pm frozen_peas:

I'm late - what's this about cat songs?
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:28pm Zydeco Phil:

Stupendous tunes today - thx Sheila B
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:28pm Adrian in London:

@tneeld YES!!! It’s SOOOOO GREAT!!!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:28pm djsheilab:

frozen_peas: I'm doing a special about cats in October! So please let me know your favorite cat songs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:28pm fred:

@RevRab: When the old site had random quotes, my fave was "Where Grudges Are Still Harbored Against John Lennon For Breaking Up Fluxus"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:29pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@fred: Right!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:29pm frozen_peas:

Catnip Dream by Shonen Knife!! If it hasn't already been requested.
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:30pm Zydeco Phil:

Another exquisite end of summer tune in this vein: “last rose of summer” by Judas Priest. Believe it or not!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:31pm djsheilab:

I haven't heard that one. Thanks Zydeco Phil!
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:31pm Gwtg:

Jody faces age discrimination.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:31pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

'Green Eyes' - HuskerDu
< @ @ >
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:31pm fred:

I second Cecile's nomination of Aesop Rock as the occasional man for that special, for Kirby
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:31pm jess:

What's New Pussycat
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:33pm Bend Sinister:

Timbuk 3 - Facts About Cats (forgot that one!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:34pm Ken From Hyde Park:

How about “Phenomenal Cat” by The Kinks?
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:34pm Zydeco Phil:

“Cats Down Under the Stars” - jerry Garcia band
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:34pm Cecile:

Yes, you can.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:34pm DL in LA:

This Hummingbird song = very atmospheric!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:35pm Michael 98145:


Liberace - Kitten On The Keys
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:36pm Bloumejune:

Lovecats by The Cure!
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:37pm Reno Dakota:

You’ll love “I am a Kitten” by Momus.
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:38pm jdm:

Nyan cat
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:39pm Adrian in London:

@sheila :-)
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:39pm Cecile:

Does everyone want to be Babymetal now?
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:39pm Justin B.:

Is there a better cat song than the Kinks' "Phenomenal Cat"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:40pm Passaic River Blues:

Takako Minekawa's "Fantastic Cat". It just popped in there.
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:40pm JasonInBoston:

Love Kitten by Noreen Corcoran is a good one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:40pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

  Fri. 9/21/18 4:40pm Adrian in London:

@Ken from Hyde Park Hell Rob Kopp
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:40pm Cecile:

Al Stewart - Year of the Cat
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:41pm Adrian in London:

Oh, this KKB track is good… and not like Napalm Death #FifteenSoddingQuid
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:42pm Justin B.:

Pink Floyd/Syd Barrett - "Lucifer Sam" too
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:42pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:42pm djsheilab:

Adrian in London—SO crazy right?!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:42pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Year of Cat .../Rabbit !...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:43pm tneeld:

I have to admit now I want to hear the metal version of that song. I'm probably being perverse.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:44pm Michael 98145:

@tneeld, i'm trying to wrap my head around that myself...
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:44pm Adrian in London:

@sheila *I* want jet lagged and it was definitely bad !
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:44pm Adrian in London:

  Fri. 9/21/18 4:45pm Brendan:

Don’t ever play this record at 45. Only dogs will hear it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:45pm Carmichael:

The double name set?
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:46pm northguineahills:

ha, Brendan!
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:46pm JasonInBoston:

Cat Woman by Abaco Dream (A&M records)
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:46pm djsheilab:

Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:47pm ncjay:

oh - Cat Man by Yoko Ono!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:48pm βrian:

My cat has pinned me down and is listening, languorously,
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:48pm Russt.44:

Great record
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:49pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Great band name!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:50pm Michael 98145:

Big Mama !!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:50pm djsheilab:

Brian—Yes! Let's hear from the cats!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:50pm ncjay:

Alphabeat was very very good and new to me
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:52pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...'Catman'- GeneVincent...
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:53pm Adrian in London:

This Louis Prima: how haven’t I heard the before?!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:53pm still b/p:

Check Prima's "Closer to the Bone" to hear great enthusiasm for the other end of figure /weight range.
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:54pm Phil:

I love Louie Prima. I love this song. I love fat girls. Thank you Sheila.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:54pm tneeld:

I feel like there's a whole ton of Turkish songs featuring cats, there just has to be. (Goes to research...)
  Fri. 9/21/18 4:54pm JasonInBoston:

Jean Wells-a Philly girl! Thanks for my dose of Northern Soul!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:56pm Michael 98145:

this is great, yes
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:56pm fred:

@βrian: you could try playing "The Labyrinth Scored for the Purrs of 11 Different Cats" by Terry Fox and see whether your cat joins or looks for intruders
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 4:57pm Passaic River Blues:

@tneeld: There are. Anything with "kedi" in the title.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 4:58pm βrian:

He's my purrito grande.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 5:00pm tneeld:

@Passaic River Blues - I keep getting that Kedi documentary (which isn't a bad thing - I actually cried through that entire movie in the theater for reasons that are still mysterious to me. I can't overestimate how much I bother my friends with Istanbul talk.)
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:04pm Russt.44:

Taking off...just hearing a bit of the show. Love the Louis Prima and Big Mama. Too great!! Have to go to archive!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 5:05pm RomanDogBird:

so long as billy corgan stays out of this
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 5:06pm Ken From Hyde Park:

A few years ago, Bryce played a track of cats purring. Maybe that can be the cat show bed music. www.wfmu.org...
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:06pm JasonInBoston:

I Hate Cats by Harry Waller was one that Dr. Demento played
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:07pm JasonInBoston:

WHOOOOOOO! This is my kind of Northern Soul! LOVE the Carolina sound! Chantels and Aqualads is a killer.
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:07pm Stephen Adams:

hi how about i cant hug every cat by the gregory brothers
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:07pm dale:

hello sheila b. i helped further clog your email by sending a suggestion. cheers!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:08pm ncjay:

just got my Basement Beehive download today - the hard copy is on the way in the mail. This is a GREAT song!
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:09pm P-90:

That was a WOW
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:09pm βrian:

@fred: I just played him a sample. Seems kind of indifferent.
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:10pm JtotheK:

Great Brenda tune!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:12pm northguineahills:

A jeanette I've yet to hear!
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:12pm Adrian in London:

Ah, Jeanette. And then everything was all right
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:14pm Rob kopp:

Hi all. Don’t know if this message is coming true. Very bad Connections on my pc on Ibiza. So I’m commenting now on The telephone through The wfmu app
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:15pm βrian:

Dansons la capucine is about cats, no?
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:15pm Jocelyn:

Hi Rob!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:16pm djsheilab:

Hey Rob! Message coming through + true!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 5:17pm Michael 98145:

hope you are having fun in the sun, @Rob K
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:17pm jillydg:

Just cattin' up w y'all. Reminded me of the Kitten Covers. Haven't look in on them in a while but always amewsing!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 5:18pm karlward:

djsheilab: I guess you didn't like Confidence Man? Was it too Australian?
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:19pm jillydg:

I quite like Ry Cooder's cover of Three Cool Cats
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:19pm dale:

eartha kitt singing 'i need a man' is not a cat song but she does purr a lot. must be something eartha that qualifies.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:19pm djsheilab:

karlward—It wasn't really my cup of tea, but it was very kind of you to gift me the LP. I will send you a proper e-mail soon!
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:20pm Rob kopp:

my wife is asleep so I can listen the last 45 minutes ... and maybe comment a bit
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:21pm djsheilab:

jillydj—I haven't heard that cover but I LOVE that song. Can't wait to dig it out. Thanks!
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:22pm Jocelyn:

I need an Ibiza trip!
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:22pm Russt.44:

Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:22pm northguineahills:

@Rob kopp: When I'm w/ my wife, I can blare my music as loud as I want (she's a heavy sleeper). One night, I had some friends over, and I put on loud techno (stereo was in the same area as the bedroom). She had no idea I had anyone over. I'm exact opposite. I can hear a roach on the other side of my house, and it will wake me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 5:23pm loveless:

My cat song suggestion — “Walkin’ My Cat Named Dog” by Norma Tanega.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 5:23pm Passaic River Blues:

Wait, I thought Oxford Drama broke up. I am very happy to be wrong.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:23pm djsheilab:

Passaic River Blues—They got back together! Thank the lord!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:25pm djsheilab:

Russt.44—From Poland! So dreamy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 5:26pm Michael 98145:

geez i love this program & station
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:27pm Adrian in London:

I listened to the Oxford Drama LP today and it’s very good. Now they need to play London before 19 March
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:28pm B/wad:

Hey Sheila! Tel Aviv love SBB <3
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:28pm ncjay:

a new SOLEIL? Already?! a must-buy!!
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:29pm jillydg:

Sheila B, you'll find it on Chavez Ravine. And in confirming that spelling I just saw that he has what looks like an album of cat songs. It's called My Name is Buddy.
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:29pm dano59:

That Blake Babies was cool Sheila B.
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:30pm jillydg:

  Fri. 9/21/18 5:31pm Cooh John:

dale beat me to the comments board so I second the nomination of Eartha Kitt. Meow. @Dennis Diken: We are still talking about your playing in Cbus: White Castle forever. I will say hi @ the next marathon.
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:32pm Rob kopp:

Been Reading The comments. October Will be expensive with 2 boxes: Bobbie Gentry And Kinks village green presrvation society. My best cat single: April Stevens - Love kitten. Especially The prrrrrrr.
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:32pm Oregon Seth:

That was an amazing set! Gratzi-schon!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 5:33pm Carmichael:

Teach Me, Tiger is my April Stevens go to.
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:33pm Jocelyn:

The EU's right to reside allowed me to live in and experience many places. I worry younger people won't have that opportunity if things keep going the way they are :(
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:34pm Monica:

some cats know, sheila!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 5:38pm Michael 98145:

it sometimes seems like the world isn't getting better, doesn't it?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 5:38pm fred:

@βrian @5:09: I guess it takes professionals to confuse a cat www.youtube.com...
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:38pm Rob kopp:

Thanks Michael. Fitst week was so so, but coming week The weather forecast looks better
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:38pm northguineahills:

Wait, The UK was never a member of Schengen. (neither Ireland for that matter).
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:40pm Rob kopp:

Been to 2 hippy markets on Ibiza and not a single record for sale☹️
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:40pm Adrian in London:

Mon Dieu, j’adore Juniore
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:43pm Jocelyn:

Rob, That's a bummer
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:44pm Travisano66:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 5:46pm frozen_peas:

Heartbreaker is a fantastic song too!
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:47pm Travisano66:

To be clear, I love "Track 1."
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:48pm Rob kopp:

And ofcourse it helped that Utrecht is a fantastic city
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:51pm Adrian in London:

Oh this Clydie King is wonderful!
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:53pm Adrian in London:

… and the 7 is so expensive
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 5:55pm Michael 98145:

thanks again, DJ Sheila ♪ ♫
happy birthday and welcome home
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:56pm P-90:

Leslie always had great arranging/production
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 5:57pm Carmichael:

Speaking of great production ...
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:57pm northguineahills:

what travisano66 said...
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 5:58pm northguineahills:

Thanks Sheila, and enjoy your weekend!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 5:59pm frozen_peas:

thanks for another wonderful, lovely show!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 5:59pm chris:

thank you, Sheila! have a great weekend, everyone!
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:59pm Rob kopp:

Thanks for The last 45 minutes, Sheila. Next week 3 hours again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 9/21/18 5:59pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Gizzards, time for polka already. Thanks, Sheila. Have a good weekend!
  Fri. 9/21/18 5:59pm Adrian in London:

Thanks for a lovely show xx
Avatar Fri. 9/21/18 6:03pm djsheilab:

Thanks everyone! Until next week......Xoxoxo!
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