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Options January 28, 2019: Spark and Fizzle

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New
Komischer Läufer  Phase IV - Morgen   Options The Secret Cosmic Music of the East German Olympic Program 1972-83 - Volume Four  Unknown Capability Recordings  2018  LP     
Voetvolk  Tracing Meridians   Options The Sea Within  Rotkat  2018  LP    *  
Nathan Griffith  Great Moves   Options Switched-On Eugene  The Numero Group  2018  CD  From 1984  *  
Colin Potter  The Long Road   Options The Where House?  Dark Entries  2018  LP  From 1982  *  
Michele Mercure  Ghosts Before Breakfast   Options Beside Herself  RVNG Intl.   2018  CD  From 1984  *  
Process Blue  Blind Curve   Options Process Blue  Dark Entries  2018  LP  From 1982  *  
John Krocker  N2   Options Monolog  Dark Entries  2018  LP  1981-82  *  
Drama  Electronic Pink Panther   Options Loneliness  Dark Entries  2018  LP  From 1979  *  
Klaus Weiss  Journal / Time Signals / Scoria   Options Time Signals  Trunk  2018  LP  From 1978   
Les Robots  Do the Robot!   Options single  Spazz  2018  45    *  
 
L'Eclair  Taishi-Koto, Pt. 2   Options Polymood  Beyond Beyond Is Beyond  2018  LP    *  
Morricone Youth  Eva Kant   Options Danger: Diabolik: Original Re-score  Country Club  2018  LP    *  
Cosmic Analog Ensemble  L'Elephant Funambule   Options Une Vie Cent Detours  My Bags  2018  LP    *  
Ivan 'Mamão' Conti  Que Legal   Options Poison Fruit  Far Out Recordings  2019  CD    *  
Juan Wauters  Camdombe   Options La Onda de Juan Pablo  Captured Tracks  2019  MP3    *  
Los Bilbao  Zelenita del Año 2000   Options Andina: The Sound of the Peruvian Andes - Huayno, Carnaval, & Cubmia 1968 to 1978  Tiger's Milk  2018  LP    *  
Groupe Dago  Réveil Créole   Options Oté Maloya - The Birth of Electric Maloya on Réunion Island 1975-1986  Strut  2018  LP  From 1978  *  
Vytas Brenner  Agua Clara   Options Venezuela 70, Vol. 2 - Cosmic Visions of a Latin American Earth: Venezuelan Experimental Rock in the 1970s & Beyond  Soul Jazz  2018  CD  From 1974   
 
 
Single File: a stack of 45 r.p.m. records lined up all in a row
The Salsoul Orchestra  Salsoul Hustle   Options single  Salsoul  1975  45     
Vin Cardinal  Season of the Witch   Options single  A&M  1970  45     
Susan Christie  Take Me As You Find Me   Options single  Columbia  1966  45     
The Boys  First Time   Options single  NEMS  1977  45     
INXS  The One Thing   Options single  Atco  1982  45     
Slik  Forever and Ever   Options single  EMI  1976  45     
Eric Burdon and the Animals  A Girl Named Sandoz   Options single  MGM  1967  45     
Linda Gail Lewis  I Wanna Be a Sensuous Woman   Options single  Mercury  1974  45     
Folk Implosion  Mood Swing   Options single  The Communion Lable  1995  45     
Steve Alaimo  I Do   Options single  Atco  1968  45     
 
 
Story Corner: Songs That Tell Stories
Sheldon Allman  Univac and the Humanoid   Options Folk Songs for the 21st Century  Modern Harmonic  2017  LP  From 1960   
Grandaddy  Jed the Humanoid   Options The Sophtware Slump  Merge  2000  CD     
Tia Blake  Yellow Hair   Options Paris and Montreal Demos, 1973-1976  Southern Folklife Collection/Yep Roc  2018  EP  From 1976  *  
Bob Lind  The Swan   Options The Elusive Bob Lind  Verve Folkways  1966  LP     
Bobbie Gentry  Refractions   Options The Girl from Chickasaw County: The Complete Capitol Masters  UMC  2018  CD  demo from 1968  *  
Jake Thackray  The Lodger   Options The Very Best of Jake Thackray  EMI  2003  CD  From 1967   
Tom Lehrer  The Irish Ballad   Options Songs by Tom Lehrer  Lehrer  1953  10"     
Planxty  The Jolly Beggar   Options Planxty  Polydor  1973  LP  Thanks to Listener Lee from Dublin!   
Ed McCurdy  Robin Hood and the Bold Pedlar   Options Elektra New Folk Sampler  Elektra  1956  LP     
Jonathan Kelly  Ballad of Cursed Anna   Options Twice Around the Houses  RCA  1972  LP     
The Band  Daniel and the Sacred Harp   Options Stage Fright  Capitol  1970  LP     
Jeannie C. Riley  We Were Raised on Love   Options Country Girl  Planation  1970  LP     
The Stonemans  The Three-Cent Opera   Options It's All in the Family  MGM  1968  LP     

Listener comments!

Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 9:02am Sem:

Hello, Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:02am VincentNifigance:

Hey Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:03am Linda Lee:

good morning dear Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:03am Ken From Hyde Park:

What the yip?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:03am pantz:

No one knows what the nose knows. Speak beak!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:03am queems:

good morning joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:04am Krys O.:

Hello, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:04am Linda Lee:

i love this record officially.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:05am Linda Lee:

what a nice opener for the morgen.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:05am steveo:

greetings o with what balm dost thou pliest mine ears
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 9:05am TDK60:

Exercise, cosmic comrades, now!
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 9:06am Joe McG:

Welcome, everyone! Slow and easy start today. With robots.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:07am Granny Spicy Tuna:

this is lovely
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:11am steveo:

sunshine for the ears
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 9:12am TDK60:

..alright Joe, in the studio there in WFMU Towers; as long as your robots aren't armed, and you have robot insurance.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:13am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe. We have sunshine. No lollipops or rainbows though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:13am BLCKDGRD:

Might be too late and you might not even be a fan, but today Robert Wyatt's 74th, your favorite solo or Soft Machine?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:16am melinda:

I like the robot start.
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 9:16am Joe McG:

@BLCK: Wow, that's a worthy thing to celebrate! Wish I'd known. I'll see if I can't motivate myself down to the library...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:16am Granny Spicy Tuna:

And all watched over by machines of loving grace
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 9:18am TDK60:

BLCKDGRD: ah, Robert W.'s b.day. Saw him w/Soft Machine (which proves I'm "up there") *and* his solo stuff is great.
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 9:19am Joe McG:

@TDK: Wow! I'd like to hear about that sometime. Agree! Love me some Matching Mole, too.
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 9:19am TDK60:

Joe, you need an eager librarian there at this very moment.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:20am steveo:

was not aware of that poem, thank you Granny
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 9:21am TDK60:

..how about now? Café Au Go Go on Bleecker St., summer 1971. Folky Eric Andersen opened!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:22am Granny Spicy Tuna:

steveo: Richard Brautigan's birthday is on Wednesday. He was the poet in residence at Cal Tech in 1967.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:22am The Oscar:

Mornin'!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:24am Brian in UK:

I like trout but never gone in for the fishing much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:25am Granny Spicy Tuna:

Brian in the UK, my clock made from the black watermelon never wakes me up in time for fishing
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:25am steveo:

@granny nice
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:26am b!!!:

This set is great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:28am Guido from Cologne:

Hello Joe & everybody!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:28am Granny Spicy Tuna:

I like to think (and
the sooner the better!)
of a cybernetic meadow
where mammals and computers
live together in mutually
programming harmony
like pure water
touching clear sky.

I like to think
(right now, please!)
of a cybernetic forest
filled with pines and electronics
where deer stroll peacefully
past computers
as if they were flowers
with spinning blossoms.

I like to think
(it has to be!)
of a cybernetic ecology
where we are free of our labors
and joined back to nature,
returned to our mammal
brothers and sisters,
and all watched over
by machines of loving grace.

Richard Brautigan (1967, while poet-in-residence at Cal Tech)
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 9:29am Joe McG:

@b!!!: Turning the show over to the robots for the first set! They're doing pretty good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:30am pantz:

This one sounds like the soundtrack to an 8 bit Pink Panther game.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:31am Brian in UK:

Been the longest time since reading Mr B.
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 9:31am Roberto:

ALL HAIL OUR WFMU ROBOT OVERLORDS
  Mon. 1/28/19 9:32am zpulpa:

These robots are soothing my under slept nerves and setting a beat for my deepening breath broken by sips of coffee. Goodmorning friends! Goodmorning Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:33am Webhamster Henry:

We are the robots.
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 9:33am TDK60:

..all these 2018 releases from the '80s/'70s, huh.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:33am VincentNifigance:

@SpicyGrannyTuna You brought the Brautigan, and you're in SF too! Thanks!
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:33am TomDash:

Hey Joe - great set! Big fan of this Drama LP - first turned onto it by Tony Coulter on his Canadian special last fall. Very glad they reissued it cause the originals are pricey!!!
  Mon. 1/28/19 9:34am zpulpa:

Yup yup, today May be the day I embrace the robotic and let the program do the work..work ... work... work...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:36am steveo:

these are the aliens i hope i get abducted by (klaus weiss)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:38am b!!!:

Polysics would go good with this Les Robots.
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 9:39am TDK60:

Do Les Robots dress up, a la The Mummies?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:41am steveo:

@tdk here's a photo from their bandcamp f4.bcbits.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:43am Irene Trudel:

Hearing all these old electronic sounds reminds me that WFMU's twitter featured a post from Laughing Squid about Kraftwerk's 1st TV appearance: laughingsquid.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:43am steveo:

les robots from netherlands
  Mon. 1/28/19 9:45am dropped one:

I'm terribly sorry, has anyone got a bucket and spade? I didnt make it to the bathroom in time; theres poo everywhere.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:45am steveo:

yay my name was on the radeeohhhhh
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:46am Irene Trudel:

BTW, great set first set Joe! And Granny Spicy Tuna, thanks for the Brautigan poem. I hadn't thought about him for a while.
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:47am yippie:

revenge
  Mon. 1/28/19 9:47am David Colangelo:

Hi joe...remember Pat Metheny won a Grammy w a robot band...
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 9:48am TDK60:

..thanks steveo.
  Mon. 1/28/19 9:49am Jonathan Yoesting:

Eugene Oregon is cool but it's not actually the capitol of Oregon. Salem is the capital of OR USA...or?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:50am Ken From Hyde Park:

I, for one, welcome our new robotic overlords. S.A.M. from Wake & Bake is also onboard.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:50am steveo:

voetvolk from belgium -- super set loved every minute
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 9:52am Joe McG:

@jonathan: You are correct, sir! Thanks for reminding me. Thanks, Irene, nice to see you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 9:54am melinda:

love the synth
  Mon. 1/28/19 9:54am dropped one:

no poo poo scoop?
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 9:54am TDK60:

Irene - will have to check out that early Kraftwerk..
  Mon. 1/28/19 10:08am dropped one:

anyone else enjoying this Conti?
  Mon. 1/28/19 10:09am dropped one:

i heard the albun yesterday
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:10am Joe McG:

@dropped one: I think it's great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:11am TheLoneliestMonk:

is "juan wauters" john waters latino salsa alter ego?
  Mon. 1/28/19 10:12am dropped one:

he's dead
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:14am Joe McG:

Who's dead?
  Mon. 1/28/19 10:14am Mike tp:

entered the show with bossa Nova....
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:18am βrian:

This is balm for a cold Monday morning.
  Mon. 1/28/19 10:21am dropped one:

jon waters
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:21am хtina:

great show, joe! thoroughly enjoying everything this am
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:22am Joe McG:

Thanks, xtina! Nice to see you, Brian.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:26am annie:

well,yar i is!
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:28am TDK60:

..thank the goddesses for interesting compilations.
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:28am Wild Neil||Peace All:

I saw a $10.99 watermelon for sale at Longo's in Burlington, Ontario yesterday. A gallon or organic milk=$10.00. Wow. Aldis is far far cheaper in USA.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:30am TheLoneliestMonk:

nope!
john waters is very much alive, and i still wanna read his hitchhiking book
www.barnesandnoble.com...
  Mon. 1/28/19 10:31am Andres:

Juan Wauters is great y es uruguayo!
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:32am βrian:

Ooh, boy. We have -28 °F predicted for Wednesday night.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:33am karlward:

Joe! Joe! Do the hustle! It's not the bus stop this time!
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:33am TDK60:

Loneliest Monk: I could write a hitchhiking short story...or even longer.
  Mon. 1/28/19 10:34am davefromtoronto:

sounds like the love boat theme and shaft combined
  Mon. 1/28/19 10:35am melinda:

I like the hustle, recalls 70s TV themes
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:35am Joe McG:

@dave: ha ha ha. Maybe that's why I love it so much. Sounds like Barry White to me!
  Mon. 1/28/19 10:35am Andres:

Listen, Juan Wauters is from Uruguay and Candombe is the style of music played a lot here and he surley played since he was a bou
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:35am Joe McG:

@Adnres: Thanks for the info, Andres!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:36am Greg from ZONE 5:

Doing a very modest hustle at my desk right now…
  Mon. 1/28/19 10:36am davefromtoronto:

yes all of those!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:38am steveo:

wow wow picked a baaad time to go get a cup of tea
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:38am Joe McG:

@Greg: Love it!
  Mon. 1/28/19 10:38am melinda:

@dave totally
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:39am Colleen:

I always enjoy your show Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:39am TheLoneliestMonk:

@JM gonna be any joe bataan in this block?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:40am karlward:

TheLoneliestMonk: "Subway Joe!" I think technically that song could fit into Story Corner too.
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:40am Joe McG:

Thanks, Colleen! :)
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:41am Joe McG:

@Monk: I wish I had a Joe Bataan 45!
  Mon. 1/28/19 10:42am Listener Alexandra:

Top of the morning to you Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:42am TheLoneliestMonk:

@JoeMac are they considered rare, i have no idea?
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:42am Joe McG:

Hey Alex! @Monk: I never see 'em. I think people snatch 'em up.
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:43am Joe McG:

@karl: Yes, wish I'd thought of it! I'll include that in a future edition.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:43am tim from champaign:

Hi everyone! Joe, this Boys is hitting the spot. Perfect.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:44am Brian in UK:

Is NEMS the same as North End Music Shops that were owned by Brian Epstein's family?
  Mon. 1/28/19 10:44am Listener Alexandra:

This set is remarkably good "plant watering" music so far--my philodendrons love it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:44am TheLoneliestMonk:

@JoeMac @karl
i tried to get the slackers to cover 'subway joe' at one time. vic loves puerto rican boogaloo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:45am Krys O.:

Always loved this INXS song.
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:45am Cheri Pi:

:) :) :) Good morning Joe
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:45am Joe McG:

@Brian: Maybe! "Marketed by RCA" it says on the sleeve.
  Mon. 1/28/19 10:45am melinda:

Always liked The One Thing
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:46am Joe McG:

Hi, Cheri! :) :) :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:47am TheLoneliestMonk:

rex shared a jpg of an old NOLA studios 45 he had in his collection over the weekend.
my old man used to rehearse/record there
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:47am steveo:

8th WFMU playlist appearance, but all 5 clickystars are from today (INXS)
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:49am TDK60:

Brian: I have a b&w photo somewhere of one of the NEMS shop windows: rock posters, stereos, turntables, along with TVs and kitchen/laundry appliances! hee. Oh> here 'tis:
st33.wordpress.com...
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:49am Joe McG:

@steveo: Time for the INXS re-evaluation. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:50am steveo:

finally!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:51am Summer and Michael and Sylvia:

The opening chords of this Silk 45 led us to believe that you were about to spring the Bay City Rollers on us, Joe. Similar production sound, maybe? Anyway, great show as ever. Good morning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:51am passiflora:

 
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:52am tim from champaign:

Joe - I'm thinking this might be the top Single File yet. Keep it coming!
  Mon. 1/28/19 10:52am Aaron working in Newark:

Knocking it out of the park today Joe!
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:53am Joe McG:

Wow, tim, thanks. It could very well get a lot worse! Thanks, Aaron!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:54am Brian in UK:

Was Midge Ure in Slik?
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:55am Joe McG:

@Brian: He was!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:56am Brian in UK:

@TDK60 surprised that it was still a going concern into the 70s.
Love the quote 'I worked at Nems in 1962 and sold post card size pictures of the Beatles for 1/6'
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 10:58am Wild Neil||Peace All:

Folk Implosion sounds like 1995 for sure. They sound a little like Sonic Youth.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:58am TheLoneliestMonk:

@tim so, would you say you're a singlephile of single file?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 10:59am Tardigrade:

Heck Yeah! I've been on an everything Lou Eric or Jason kick lately... so this is just right.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:00am Hughie Considine:

I spoke with John Davis of Folk Implosion last year. The residuals from "Natural One" have continued to sustain him over the years. Kind of the tail end of when this kind of thing could happen.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:01am tim from champaign:

@LoneliestMonk - Ha! I think the math works out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:04am Hughie Considine:

Sandoz was the company that manufactured weapons-grade LSD.
  Mon. 1/28/19 11:04am melinda:

I thought Sandoz was a pharma company
  Mon. 1/28/19 11:04am ?:

Sandoz was the drug company name
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 11:05am danjoseph:

Midge Ure did not found Ultravox - he replaced the band's original vocalist John Foxx....just sayin'!
  Mon. 1/28/19 11:06am elf:

i don't think Ultravox ever charted in the USA.
  Mon. 1/28/19 11:06am βrian:

Do you say pentagon or pentagun?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:06am Hughie Considine:

Ultravox did a kicking cover of Eno's "Kings Lead Hat."
  Mon. 1/28/19 11:06am melinda:

I taped The One Thing off the radio back then, still expect to hear Madness "Our House" after it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:09am Hughie Considine:

@melinda, I have tapes like that, for sure. Very hard to dislodge those fast segues from the mind.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:11am steveo:

amazing!
  Mon. 1/28/19 11:11am tak:

this is touching
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:11am Hughie Considine:

i'm plotzing over here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:11am The Oscar:

Funny-- the company I work for makes training documents for pharmaceutical companies, and Sandoz is one of our clients. Had no idea about their history!
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 11:12am βrian:

The Univac just doesn't have the memory to sustain love.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:12am Webhamster Henry:

Yeah Univac!
WFMU-TV did a funny series of UNIVAC commercials.
www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:12am Mark Hurst:

This is fantastic. Poor XF-1 humanoid!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:13am Brian in UK:

As we all know Kings Lead Hat is an anagram of Talking Heads.
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 11:13am SueAdynamo:

This guy seems overly concerned with the sex life of robots.
  Mon. 1/28/19 11:13am Boomer:

This dude one of the Allman Bros?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:14am Webhamster Henry:

I must obligatorially repost this chestnut:
www.wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:14am Crudbringer:

he's the Allman _FATHER_.
  Mon. 1/28/19 11:14am chresti:

Hello from downtown LA
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:14am karlward:

Grandaddy in the house.
  Mon. 1/28/19 11:14am Succboi:

How do I delet my comments?
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 11:15am βrian:

Evil giants who spend to much time sitting often develop humanoids.
  Mon. 1/28/19 11:15am tak:

you are online... FOREVER
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 11:16am βrian:

"too much time," that is.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:16am Hughie Considine:

Dang it -- "Dance of the Uncle Sam Humanoids" by BeBop Deluxe is an instrumental.
  Mon. 1/28/19 11:18am melinda:

Hi chresti
  Mon. 1/28/19 11:21am melinda:

I liked Yellow Hair
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:23am pantz:

Why was Bob Lind so elusive?
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 11:24am Joe McG:

@pantz: Ha ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:24am Hughie Considine:

He was deathly afraid of being ensnared in nets of wonder.
  Mon. 1/28/19 11:25am melinda:

This sounds like something Peter Paul n Mary did. Polly-Von?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:29am Krys O.:

Yes, Jack Thackray! The Happy Misanthrope!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:30am steveo:

And if I sinned, I sinned in self-defence.
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 11:31am βrian:

My virtue has been filched!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:32am Webhamster Henry:

I sang the Irish Ballad last year in a little show, accompanied by Brian Dewan.
  Mon. 1/28/19 11:33am melinda:

I remember my aunt playing the piano and singing this when I was little.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:34am The Oscar:

Tom Lehrer lived down the street from the record store I used to work at, and we'd see him walking down the street all the time. I was always tempted to say hi, but I know he would have hated it. He's getting up there, but I still see him around Cambridge. (Also, yay Tom Lehrer!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:35am Webhamster Henry:

Prof. Lehrer is 90! This song creeped me out when I was a tot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:35am Carmichael:

Heya Joe. Tuning in just in time for Planxty!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:39am Barney Grubbs:

Planxty always makes me think of the Pogues' Planxty Noel Hill (en.wikipedia.org...) & their beef
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:39am Hughie Considine:

oh man, Joe, I was going to say Jake Thackery sounded a lot like Ed McCurdy. Well chosen! Ed McCurdy's "Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream" was sung by throngs as they tore down the Berlin Wall.
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 11:41am Joe McG:

@Hughie: Cool info! @Barney: What was the beef?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:43am хtina:

just dug out my old ed mccurdy dalliance albums out of storage yesterday...need to give em a re-listen.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:44am tim from champaign:

This is a cautionary tale!
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 11:45am TDK60:

Wikip. says that Elektra Folk Sampler was the first-ever sampler LP.
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 11:46am Joe McG:

@TDK: Wow, really? More evidence of the genius of Jac Holzman.
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 11:47am TDK60:

..wow, haven't heard the bearded ones in ages. "Fright" a good-un,
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:48am Brian in UK:

He noticed no shadow did he cast. Love that line.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:48am Hughie Considine:

That Elektra Folk Sampler was totally seminal for me. Track 1, "Josie" by Ed McCurdy is also a great story song, based on "Frankie & Johnny."
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 11:49am Joe McG:

@Hughie: I just got my copy last year, but it's a thoroughly great collection and for 1956 the fidelity is astonishing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:50am Barney Grubbs:

@Joe: Allegedly Noel Hill of Planxty described the Pogues' music as "a terrible abortion" during a radio panel with them, so they recorded a traditional track in response
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 11:51am Joe McG:

@Barney: How funny! That's what trad people said about Planxty in the early 70s!
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 11:52am Sem:

What a morning, Joe. Thanks for the soundtrack to a day-before presentation preparation, kept us sane here. See you and all next time round the block.
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 11:53am TDK60:

Barney: I have known folks of acoustic, folkloric purity. I'm a sinner.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:53am Hughie Considine:

It really is @Joe. And it does my heart good to know I'm not alone in loving that LP. So many good ones. Alan Arkin's "Crawdad Song" is sublime.
Avatar Mon. 1/28/19 11:53am Joe McG:

Thanks, Sem! And thanks everyone for listening and commenting today. I hope you had fun! See you next week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:54am Brian in UK:

Great selections, Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:54am steveo:

super show! thanks Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:55am TheLoneliestMonk:

later joe, have a good week
  Mon. 1/28/19 11:56am 12539:

Thanks, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:56am annie:

thanks joe!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:56am Barney Grubbs:

@Joe: It should be in here somewhere, but it's way too long to find the spot right now: www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:56am steveo:

and the triangle fell in love with the wood block from this talkover bed
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:57am Hughie Considine:

and the lamb ran away with the crown
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/28/19 11:59am Greg from ZONE 5:

Thanks, Joe!
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