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Options October 9, 2019: "People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything." (Thomas Sowell)

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Untitled painting by John S. Dasho, year unknown
found at Stormville flea market, May 26, 2018
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Untitled painting by John S. Dasho, year unknown
found at Stormville flea market, May 26, 2018

Artist Track Album Approx. start time
Herbie Hancock  Succotash   Options Inventions and Dimensions   
Jamie Saft, Steve Swallow, Bobby Previte  Re: Person I Knew (comp. Bill Evans)   Options You Don't Know the Life  0:07:03 (MP3 | )
Mountain Goats  Passaic 1975   Options Welcome to Passaic  0:11:34 (MP3 | )
Samm Bennett  Koko the Kop   Options New Music for Koko the Clown  0:15:27 (MP3 | )
 
Temples  It's All Coming Out   Options Hot Motion  0:25:10 (MP3 | )
Waterfall Person  Only Til I Forget   Options Just Like Me  0:28:43 (MP3 | )
Kris Davis (ft. Nels Cline)  Rhizomes   Options Diatom Ribbons  0:32:31 (MP3 | )
Hugh Masekela and Hedzoleh Soundz  Patience   Options Masekela Introducing Hedzoleh Soundz  0:37:44 (MP3 | )
Crumb  Locket   Options Locket  0:41:24 (MP3 | )
 
Caravelles  The Other Side of Love   Options You Don't Have to Be a Baby to Cry: The Complete Caravelles 1963-1968  0:53:07 (MP3 | )
Michael Nau  Maralou   Options Mowing  0:55:39 (MP3 | )
 
Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk  Evidence   Options Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk  1:00:51 (MP3 | )
Thelonious Monk  Ruby My Dear   Options Genius of Modern Music, Vol.1 (Blue Note)  1:07:08 (MP3 | )
Thelonious Monk  Well You Needn't   Options Genius of Modern Music, Vol.1 (Blue Note)  1:10:10 (MP3 | )
Thelonious Monk  Thelonious   Options Underground  1:13:22 (MP3 | )
Thelonious Monk  Crepuscule with Nellie (Take 6)   Options Monk's Music  1:16:20 (MP3 | )
 
New Pornographers  Opening Ceremony   Options In The Morse Code of Brake Lights  1:24:02 (MP3 | )
Faces  Debris   Options The Best of Faces: Good Boys... When They're Asleep  1:26:41 (MP3 | )
Ghost Funk Orchestra   Walk Like a Motherfucker   Options A Song for Paul  1:31:08 (MP3 | )
John's Children (ft. Marc Bolan)  The Lilac Hand of Menthol Dan   Options The Beginning of Doves  1:34:12 (MP3 | )
The Romantics  Diggin' on You   Options In Heat  1:35:58 (MP3 | )
Big Stick  Rascal / Hoochie Express   Options Big Stick LP  1:38:53 (MP3 | )
Jimi Hendrix Experience  Stone Free   Options Are You Experienced?  1:42:42 (MP3 | )
 
Amanda  Cookie Train / Me Swinging in Cookieland   Options Don't Mess With the Power Child (Irwin's 2010 marathon CD)  1:51:53 (MP3 | )
B Boys  On Repeat   Options Dudu  1:56:18 (MP3 | )
Richie Havens  No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed   Options Somethin' Else Again  1:59:59 (MP3 | )
DIIV  For the Guilty   Options Deceiver  2:02:44 (MP3 | )
Electric Guest & Portugal. The Man  Dear to Me   Options Live on the Gorburger Show, 2017  2:06:20 (MP3 | )
 
Warne Marsh  April   Options Marshlands  2:13:29 (MP3 | )
Larry McDonald  Tootie   Options Drumquestra  2:22:30 (MP3 | )
Rufus Cappadocia  Melodie   Options Songs for Cello  2:26:48 (MP3 | )
Kendra Morris  Don't Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder)   Options Mockingbird  2:31:05 (MP3 | )
 
Munya  Benjamin   Options Benjamin (single)  2:38:10 (MP3 | )
Fountains of Wayne  Yolanda Hayes   Options Traffic and Weather  2:41:28 (MP3 | )
Velvet Underground  I Heard Her Call My Name   Options White Light / White Heat  2:45:10 (MP3 | )
Amanda & Friends with the Jimi Hendrix Experience  Third Stone from Cookieland (mix 2)   Options Don't Mess With the Power Child (Irwin's 2010 marathon CD)  2:49:41 (MP3 | )

Listener comments!

  Wed. 10/9/19 3:03pm brainiac:

Has it really been 354 days since The Triumphant Return of AMANDA!?
  Wed. 10/9/19 3:04pm brainiac:

*364
  Wed. 10/9/19 3:06pm ?:

I'd know those brushes anywhere
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 3:06pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yay Jazzes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/9/19 3:12pm Lizardner Dave Somethingorother:

OZZY!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 3:15pm G:

Turned on the radio and recognized Darnielle's voice before hitting the playlist :-)
  Wed. 10/9/19 3:16pm chad wackerman:

are you still doing joe frank's work in progress every other, irwin?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 3:16pm G:

Sowell, ooh -- good thing many of your listeners have no idea who he is lol
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/9/19 3:16pm adampsyche:

the return of AMANDA was my introduction to AMANDA and hooo boy
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 3:17pm Phillippe Bastille:

Irwin, my friend, and everyone else...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 3:17pm G:

@chad: I kinda had the impression that after JF's death his estate maybe wanted people to have to buy material from them, but I could be 1000% wrong. Irwin would know, duh.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/9/19 3:17pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Oh, Dragnet was on?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 3:18pm G:

Samm Bennett, not to be confused with Sam Beckett
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 3:19pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Waiting For Koko...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/9/19 3:19pm -Ken:

@KenfromHydePark - Andy Breckmanman and I are postponing our Burger King rescue plan until next week, due to e.Coli. I thought you might have been heading down for this event, so wanted to let you know.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 3:19pm Irwin:

Ken: I will announce.
  Wed. 10/9/19 3:20pm chad wackerman:

@G: hmmm understood. i was interested in totally buying some of his work. last time i checked the website though it was like a monthly subscription service or something? kinda weird. but I get it considering the breadth and amount of his work... just wish there were some nicely collected more concise CD compilations/collections or something.,
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 3:20pm G:

For e. coli, maybe try Chipotle instead...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/9/19 3:21pm Ken From Hyde Park:

OK, thanks for the heads up. I was considering it, in fact.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 3:24pm G:

"(heart)breaking news"...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/9/19 3:25pm redkayak:

Howdy all :)
  Wed. 10/9/19 3:25pm brainiac:

wind breaking news
  Wed. 10/9/19 3:27pm brainiac:

It's All Coming Out (OK, I'll stop now.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 3:41pm Itzall ClearD'me Nåu:

Hello Irwin and devotees. That is one wicked piece of art you've posted.
I know requests are generally seen as gauche here at WFMU but boy, it would be nice to hear something by Thelonious Monk who, had he lived, would be 102 years old tomorrow!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 3:43pm Irwin:

Monk is a good request. I'll dig some up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 3:45pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Genre-surfing Theloniousism
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 3:46pm Mister Dobalina:

With all this plant music being played on FMU lately, I have notice some significant growth with my Venus flytrap collection, worm and fly consumption has gone through the roof!
  Wed. 10/9/19 3:49pm berbo:

NP, Irwin, I used the lull to update my insty with pix of my vegan bahn-mi; its all good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 3:50pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Sometimes Monk trax send me to pure Joy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 3:52pm Phillippe Bastille:

Getting much easier to find some good e. coli lately
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 3:55pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Smalltown of Lebanon, NH here...
Some geriatric mag christened us the Best Smalltown in USA
...few weeks later - e. coli warning in water supply. Long term effort to seperate storm runoff from sewage...
Waitress grabbed water glass right from my hand...that was a 1st :) ...
  Wed. 10/9/19 3:58pm Listener Robert:

Very pretty! I just wonder how much Mr. Dasho had to hold his breath, and how he got the paint to stick underwater. Really good gesso, I guess.

As to meetings, ever notice that even if they're paid time away from harder work, they're still an annoying interruption in that work? I mean, even if it's unpleasant work you dislike, a meeting is worse.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 4:00pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Monk 2nd only to Trane in my house...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 4:04pm Itzall ClearD'me Nåu:

Thank you for mentioning the archived (Monk-centric) show from 2017.
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 4:09pm Jack:

Irwin, I don't mean to be a pest, but I know you're into drummers, so...Ginger Baker?
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 4:09pm Avrilinmay:

à propos of earworms, this morning I heard Al Green's Love & Happiness on W&B, and I couldn't find for the life of me, after hours spent looking it up sporadically throughout the whole day, what other song has those few chords that play at the beginning and come back a few times around. Yet I swear it exists because I heard before ...
(in case a ginni is amongst us and would know it, it's none of those listed on whosampledit dot com nor shazam ..)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 4:11pm Irwin:

Jack: Baker meant little to me. Never cared for his playing. But I enjoyed the movie about him. What a dick.
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:12pm ?:

Ginger Baker was a troglodyte. I never understood the all the fuss.

Frankie Dunlop, on the other hand . . .
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 4:19pm Jack:

I always thought that Baker's "jazzier" drumming style made Cream a much more interesting power trio (and Jack Bruce; Clapton not so much) There was definately too much hype about his playing. The doc was good. In many ways he was a typical jazz drummer; lifelong junkie and alcoholic)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 4:20pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Amazing. Every one long a Standard.
Course - Monk was perhaps not entirely neuronormal...like a fox...
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:23pm miketp:

driving while listening to art.than kg s Ol pal
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 4:24pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Loved Cream always. Even the Clapton part. Very much. Clapton needs to not be Solo...
Cream came exactly between The Who & the Jimi Hendrix Experience - both in History - & in Evolution...
Baker was not as fluid (...tho' he did have natural facility @ playing polyrythms...) nor as varied as either Moon or Mitchell (who were *very much* those things) - but he did have strenght & crazy endurance. & - his own Voice on the instrument. Just as he had his own Voice in everything...the definition of a Leo Monster...& Talent...
'BEWARE Mr. Baker'...he did hit the Filmaker inna face...
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 4:25pm Jack:

Does that mean you're not going to play "Toad"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 4:26pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I'm always trying to get people to check The Ginger Baler Trio - right there w/ no less Maestros than Bill Frisell & Charlie Haden (! ! !). I think they provided a model for a different & very satisfying kind of Fusion. Really.
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:27pm prudy:

thanks Irwin for playing my favorite song by the Small Faces...brilliant
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 4:28pm Irwin:

Jack: Probability is less than zero.
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/9/19 4:29pm Snoochienucci:

love this one
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 4:29pm Jack:

I have a bunch of Ginger Baker's other bands stuff on my hard drive; never listened to it (yet). I'll check out the Trio, RevRab. Thanks!
Irwin: not even if you overdub Amanda on it??
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 4:31pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

'Cream was really Jack Bruce's band.' - Clapton
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:34pm John from Florham park:

Guys I get played he feeling ginger baker was something of a dick
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 4:35pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Baker seldom had very little good to say about anyone but himself.
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:35pm brainiac:

Let's please don't kick the corpse today of all days, people. Think of AMANDA!
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:35pm John from Florham park:

I meant the feeling ginger bajker damn auto correct
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/9/19 4:36pm lane:

Hell yeh
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:37pm John from Florham park:

@RRN63 I think ginger and morrissy would get along great since they seem to be assholes
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:37pm John from Florham park:

-
And who is Amanda?????
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/9/19 4:38pm lane:

Was given my first boozY beverage to the tune of menthol dan it was a brass monkey
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:38pm gd0:

Thank you for not playing Toad :)
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:39pm brainiac:

John, you'll find out soon enough. BEWARE of Ms. AMANDA!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 4:39pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Baker also played w/ Fela Kuti - & was way ahead of the curve in appreciating World & African Music.
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:40pm John from Florham park:

@Braniac does not help at all
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 4:43pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Very early Jimi.
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 4:44pm Jack:

More cowbell! ( I thought you might play the version of "Third Stone" with Amanda's guest vocals)
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:44pm John from Florham park:

@RRN63 love when this station does deep dives in people like Jimi
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 4:45pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Jimi is Home for me.
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 4:50pm Jack:

Irwin, how about playing "Do What You Like" by Blind Faith?
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:52pm dug:

hahahahahahah!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 4:52pm G:

The dulcet tones of the immortal Amanda
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 4:53pm Irwin:

"Do What You Like" Is "Toad II."
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:53pm snarky:

Yea!!! she's back!
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:53pm John from Florham park:

I thought you were all talking about Amanda from double dip recess
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 4:53pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

: D
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:53pm Aidan Jeans:

Wow! I love this cookie train song!
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:54pm snarky:

worship me!!
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 4:54pm Jack:

Hence the joke!
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:54pm brainiac:

It's AMANDA!'s world, we just live in it.
HIT IT!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 4:54pm G:

@JohnFP: I remember Amanda from this show in the early 10s... She's baaaaaaa-aaaaack...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 4:55pm rsj:

atonement
un avoidable swing from the hendrix i suppose
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:55pm ?:

holy shit has it been 10 years (and more) that I've been stuck in front of this stupid computer listening to FMU?
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 4:55pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Oh Boy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 4:56pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Best thing since The Shaggs. Wow.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/9/19 4:56pm Lizardner Dave Somethingorother:

It'd be great to have grown-up Amanda on again. That was a fun show.
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:56pm berbo:

You can find more Amanda in the archives:
http://wfmu.org/search.php
its just a click away, click away, click away.
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:56pm John from Florham park:

@G very interesting this Amanda
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:57pm ignatatus666:

JFFP
Joe said they can’t send him the Bumper sticker either. I’m seriously getting heated over this. I haven’t heard Beach from Ken. If that’s actually the case then Hoe should have said, hey sorry we can’t do either of those requests because we can’t figure out how to do a simple transfer of a donation. As well he should have sent the money back. I already had donated in my own name.
Sorry Irwin
I’m a little upset about some nonsense that’s important to some of us listeners
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/9/19 4:57pm chris:

hi, Irwin and folks! nice to hear Amanda again.
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:57pm ignatatus666:

Nice spellcheck!?
  Wed. 10/9/19 4:58pm John from Florham park:

@IGGY don’t blame you a bit I would be very pissed too
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 4:59pm coelacanth∅:

glad i caught the surfacing of Amanda
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:00pm Irwin:

Jack: Thought about that. Might yet!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:01pm Irwin:

Best cowbell on Hendrix, this Havens has best GONG.
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:01pm prudy:

love Richie
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:02pm ignatatus666:

John
The worse part is that if I did not ask about the pumpkin icon not being on his profile I never would have known. They sent me a receipt with the exact request. So even after the explanation he gave about the icon he still didn’t say anything about the Bumper sticker until I further inquired. This is just a big turn off for me on the management of the fundraiser.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:03pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Joe McGasko generally the Good Cop for pledge snafus...no?
Havens not phoning it as usual...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:04pm coelacanth∅:

Joe McGasco he's our man if he can't fix it no one can
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:04pm ignatatus666:

I love Havens, I should look more into his music. He was one of the best performances at the Woodstock festival
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:05pm ignatatus666:

Irwin
Thanks for playing this
It put me in a better mood
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:05pm John from Florham park:

@iggy I don’t know what to say
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:07pm coelacanth∅:

Havens was also excellent playing for free at a street festival in hoboken that i stumbled upon one beautiful afternoon in the 90s
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:07pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@ig : Havens opened Woodstock when they weren't set up for electric bands yet.
He opened the movie, too - & since I was in public in 1980 on more acid than I understood watching it - he freaking melted me as well. Lennon was shot four days later...
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 5:07pm flashbazbo:

I never have understood drumming. Can a great drummer be on bad material? Or a bad drummer on a great song? How is the worth of it calculated? I think that if I ever hear a very able drummer on a bad song I probably don't hear it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:08pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

'A bad band w/ a good drummer is an OK band.' - or variations...
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:10pm brainiac:

The German lyric site, Songtexte.com says they cannot find the words to Third Stone From Cookieland Lyrics by Amanda
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:10pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Drummers keep Time. The Rhythm Section. Especially in these RawkaRolla Dance Musics & stuffs...
Beyond that - they can contribute to the Arrangement or Interpretation like anyone else.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:10pm coelacanth∅:

Charlie Watts, Buddy Miles, Moe Tucker...one fairly poor drummer and 2 poor ones appearing within good material.
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 5:10pm Jack:

flashbazbo-a good creative drummer can make a song or a band much more interesting. A drummer is not there just to keep the beat. Some drummer keep good time, but are boring.
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:11pm ignatatus666:

Revolution
I played in a hardcore/punk band. Our drummer passed in a bike accident. We took in a punk who’s drumming was so bad I wouldn’t go on stage with him.
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 5:11pm flashbazbo:

Yeah I guess Rev. Hey your avatar is a sibling of mine.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:12pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@coel: Them are all Great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:12pm Phillippe Bastille:

Joe helped me out with a pledge issue in the past. I'm sure Ken is overloaded and probably started an e. coli epidemic
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:12pm ignatatus666:

Watts as far as I have heard could keep great time and nothing more. Did I miss something?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:12pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

The entire Rolling Stones is a Rhythm Section.
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 5:13pm Jack:

And some of it is a matter of taste; I never thought Neil Peart was that great a drummer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:13pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Righteous flash !
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:14pm coelacanth∅:

okay Watts was usually good. nothing special but good. sometimes his blunders were bad.
the other 2 just sucked.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:14pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Peart is *technically* great. Always thot of him as the Opposite of Moon - who is *expressively* great. & quite mad.
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:14pm ignatatus666:

Phillipe
Joe is my snafu right now. It makes absolutely no sense how he handled this. I don’t mean to down the guy, but this situation was just wrong.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:15pm coelacanth∅:

Neil Pert is technically excellent. that's about all i get from him.
doesn't move me AT ALL.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:15pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Right coel.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:15pm coelacanth∅:

(or, what RR said @5.14)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:15pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...& then Jazz Musicians shame everybody, quite simply...
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 5:16pm Fredericks:

It's been a long time since I heard any Warne Marsh. Sounds as good as I remember.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:16pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I freaking love Mo Tucker. Mallets on trash cans. Totally original. The Velvets were Motorik before Synths even existed. Please.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:17pm coelacanth∅:

buddy rich shamed everybody that wasn't jazz because he was just that simple-minded. he made Baker seem like a sweetheart.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:17pm Irwin:

Very few rock drummers can credibly play jazz and vice versa. Generally true that a good band with a bad drummer is a bad band. One exception was the original Spirit, whose recorded legacy is supreme despite having one of the clumsiest drummers in rock, Ed Cassidy. He was reportedly a good jazz drummer, but he could not adapt to rock. His fills were mediocre, his solos atrocious.
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 5:17pm Jack:

I don't think Bonham was technically a great drummer, but Led Zepplin with a jazz drummer? Nope. The Who with a jazzbo? No!
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:18pm jan:

@flashbazbo: Doug Ingles of Iron Butterfly- answers the question in every way.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:18pm coelacanth∅:

she didn't do that because of some stroke of genius; she was unable to coordinate her feet with her arms at first.
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:18pm brainiac:

Imma ax Joe if I can supply the station with AMANDA bumper stickers for the next pledge drive.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:18pm Phillippe Bastille:

I'm kind of a Sheila E guy, but I'm not a musician, so I'm kinda going on energy and appeal
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:19pm Irwin:

Best drummer I've seen in years: Gavin Wallace-Ailsworth of Bent Knee. Great band with a superlative drummer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:19pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Well - Rich was smashing sh*t before The Who has pubic hair...
Good point about Jazz & Rawk Mr. I.C. ...
Drummer gotta match the Band - obviously where we're going ...
Bonham - had Power, Funk - & the Sound everybody wants from their kit & in the studio too. That's why he's Sampled constantly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:19pm Irwin:

If you've never heard Bent Knee, they're like "The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway" with a better vocalist.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:19pm coelacanth∅:

Mitchell being one beautiful example of an exception. (@5.17)
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 5:20pm Jack:

agreed Irwin. I feel the same way about John Densmore of the Doors. Also, Blind Faith would have been a tremendous group, if not for Mr. Baker.
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:21pm ignatatus666:

This is a fun song
Keys are a bit low in volume
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:21pm Irwin:

Jack: Yep about Densmore. Ham-fisted.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:21pm Phillippe Bastille:

@ignatius666 Ah. Maybe Michele or Scott Williams can help? I know its frustrating to try to do something nice to pick up someone's spirit and have it derailed. Good luck.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:24pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Mitchell took the Revolution in Rawk Drumming that Moon had only just made - & brought Jazz chops & fluidity to it !
Absolutely under-recognized Musician. I mean - the Musician most compatible w/ & indispensable to Jimi Hendrix. Wow. Focus always on Jimi - understandably...
I'm rare round here - love the doors. Flamenco/Slide Gittar - Densmore from Jazz - Manzarek so talented - & that Frontman - I'm sorry - great Writer, Singer - & fairly notable Performer...quite a combo...
Drummer gotta fit Band.
Great Musicians don't always work together! Altho' many say that's one of the moral codes - that you should be up for that...
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 5:24pm Fredericks:

Anyone heard that Master's of Reality album with Ginger Baker?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/9/19 5:24pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Maybe it's come time for another WFMU drummer panel discussion show, like the one EFD, Irwin, Dave Mandl & Dennis Diken did a few years back.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:24pm coelacanth∅:

Irwin i never did find that video you once mentioned of Bonham proving some diversity most of us are unaware of.
... and i'm curious what you think of Charlie Watts.
...and buddy rich. (who i think was boring and very limited in his scope)
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:25pm ?:

re: Watts, I never thought there was much there, but as a drummer I have recently been focusing obsessively on tempo and how minute variations in pace and meter can profoundly alter whether a song is great or . . . not. I just listened to 'Fool to Cry', and the beat is very simple, but it is absolutely masterful in terms of pacing, tempo and feel
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 5:25pm flashbazbo:

Jack: I do get that. A lot of drum talk seems to challenge me to imagine my favorite songs were not good enough because the drummer ruined it. My life's complicated enough. If I hear a bad drummer on a favorite song I have to imagine my mind compensates for it, just like optical nerves do, and other body parts that act to smooth things out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:26pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Bonham went @ a kit w/ bare hands @ times...yerknow - he had that in him...& I'm a Whofan...
Next Drum Summit gotta cred some Punks man!...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:27pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Watts is the TimeKeeper for the RollingStones for 100 years fergawdsake...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:27pm Irwin:

Coel: it's on How the West Was Won (IIRC), a live LZ DVD.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:27pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...where's the Bad Drumming...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:28pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I'm not super into Zep - but yeah. THAT film.
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 5:29pm Jack:

"Punks": Elvis Costello's long time drummer (can't think of his name) was real good, and I saw Joe Jackson play with Sheila E. Also, the Police!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:30pm coelacanth∅:

true,? (i'm assuming real name Rudy Martinez) but then listen to get off my cloud and how he couldn't maintain a medium-fast tempo a by the 3rd verse. he did that not infrequently...and then the blunders on sway and stray cat blues etc...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:31pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Rat Scabies
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:31pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

www.facebook.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:32pm coelacanth∅:

thanks Irwin maybe i'll see that one day
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:33pm listener monica:

hi. oh it must be wednesday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:33pm Irwin:

I think Watts is pitiful behind the kit. But he showed up for work sober.
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:33pm ?:

@coel: agreed. But some would argue a few dozen million records sold can't be wrong :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:35pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...suppose we could probly fix Watts w/ AutoTune & give the Stones that 21stCentury sheen their Musics really demand...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:38pm coelacanth∅:

heh, yes one could!
this is how we know who the real masters are; by how popular they are with the masses.
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 5:39pm Jack:

Buddy Miles got no respect cos (I think) everyone expected him to be "Mitch Mitchell II" which he was not, but he was a solid drummer.
also, Steve Goulding of the Rumour.
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:39pm brainiac:

Whoa, I gotta get more sleep. I thought Irwin said he was kicking off this set with Enya.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:41pm coelacanth∅:

hey RR despite my acknowledgement of his limitations i never said i don't Love him and like the rolling stones pretty solidly up through goats head soup.
Fuck autotune and slick studio production.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:41pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

BudyMiles had a whole career apart from Jimi. Love Band of Gypsys. He's on 'ElectricLadyland' & other things too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:41pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Right coel.
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 5:42pm Jack:

Check out the Electric Flag.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:43pm coelacanth∅:

hey (listener) monica!
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:45pm Z?:

man, I love this song. fountains of wayne was the first concert i ever went to (with my dad)
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:45pm Dave Miss:

Good show today Irwin
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/9/19 5:46pm Guido from Cologne:

Tough transition, hahaha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:46pm Brian C.:

My old college buddy used to call this song "Intro to Sister Ray"
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:47pm ignatatus666:

Did someone actually refer to Costello as Punk? Why? The dudes a great writer, boring as all heck and very polished.
Perhaps I misunderstood the reference?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/9/19 5:48pm Guido from Cologne:

Well ,back in 1977 tries to somehow label Costello.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:49pm Brian C.:

Sublime drumming by Mo
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:50pm coelacanth∅:

all labeled "punk": Costello; Joe Jackson; squeeze; talking heads; Nick Lowe; blondie; television; etc
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 5:50pm Jack:

I guess you had to be there...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:50pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...VUs are all like - 'we didn't listen to the Engineer...our bad'...

...& now an Audio representation of today's Commentsboard...
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 5:51pm Jack:

Irwin Thank You!!
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:51pm Dave Miss:

I take that back… Screaming children
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:52pm coelacanth∅:

hahaa "sublime"! Mo Tucker often sounds like when a dog is trying to get an ear itch but is hitting the floor repeatedly!
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:52pm spodiodi:

soothing lullaby
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:52pm Phillippe Bastille:

thank you Irwin. I think...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:53pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Your mysterious & superior cackling hen.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:53pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

*majestic
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:55pm spodiodi:

Thanks, Irwin!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:56pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Irwin!
Avatar Wed. 10/9/19 5:56pm Jack:

Everybody! Thank you for an enlightened conversation today! and our gracious host, thanks again Irwin.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/9/19 5:56pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

TY Mr. IC !
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:57pm ignatatus666:

Cork
Labeled. Sounds like some Rolling Stone Magazine silliness.
  Wed. 10/9/19 5:58pm ignatatus666:

Coel^^
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