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" I can't tell when you're telling me the truth."
- I'm not.
"How do I know anything you've told me is..."
- You don't.

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Options May 18, 2007: A Fresh Take On 12 Certified Classics

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Artist Track Album Comments Approx. start time
Standing Nudes  Honeybee   Options Ghost Story     
Grand Funk Railroad  Walk Like A Man   Options We're An American Band    0:08:02 (Pop‑up)
Like A Tim  57 Sauce   Options Red And Blue Boxing    0:10:49 (Pop‑up)
Summer Set  D.J. Am   Options Blanketship    0:14:40 (Pop‑up)
L.A. Drugs  Public Park   Options S/t    0:19:42 (Pop‑up)
Yochanan w/ Sun-Ra Arkestra  Message to Earthman   Options Sun-Ra, The Singles    0:21:10 (Pop‑up)
Don Reed & His Orchestra featuring The Voice Of Love  Nature Boy   Options mp3  365 Days Project, 131 May 11  0:24:05 (Pop‑up)
Kris Tiner & Mike Baggetta  "The Road To El Paso"   Options V/a Albuzerxque Vol 26    0:26:02 (Pop‑up)
J.D. Blackfoot  I've Never Seen You   Options The Ultimate Prophesy    0:30:56 (Pop‑up)
SS Till  Etek   Options V/a Red Waves  (from Poland, 1984); Jason Elbogen's 2007 WFMU Marathon Premium  0:43:50 (Pop‑up)
The Same Band  End of the World   Options S/t    0:46:14 (Pop‑up)
Dave Dudley  Two Six Packs Away   Options V/a Michael Shelley Presents Thirty-Plus Vintage #1 Hit Country Songs About Guns, Drinking, Cheating, Crime, Pre-Marital Sex, Martians, Insanity, Jail, Cursing, Murder, Hippies, Fighting, Communism, D  -ivorce, Drugs & Meat Consumption. Michael Shelley's 2007 WFMU Marathon Premium  0:48:38 (Pop‑up)
Ex-Models feat. Kid Millions  Buy american   Options Chrome Panthers    0:50:58 (Pop‑up)
Jennifer Gentle  Granny's House   Options The Midnight Room    0:54:25 (Pop‑up)
La Fondation  Suzie   Options V.a, Wobbly Wave  Tony Coulter's 2006 WFMU Marathon Premium  0:58:06 (Pop‑up)
Unknown  In The Mood   Options mp3  get 'er 'ere  1:03:27 (Pop‑up)
Chop Shop  A New Kind of Connie (exc)   Options     1:06:24 (Pop‑up)
Anita Bryant  In My Little Corner of the World   Options 45    1:11:26 (Pop‑up)
Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine  while You Were Out   Options 1992, The Love Album    1:13:52 (Pop‑up)
Billy Jam  I Killed A Man In The Desert   Options mp3  Johnny Cash + Misfits + me talking  1:17:52 (Pop‑up)
Erasmo Carlos  E Proibido Fumar   Options Sonhos e Memorias 1941-1972    1:21:20 (Pop‑up)
Harmonia  Walky-Talky   Options Deluxe    1:34:22 (Pop‑up)
Daniel Aliangana  Mama Watoto   Options From Eldoret to Sighthill  365 Days Project, 136 May 16  1:44:59 (Pop‑up)
Star Band (Senegal)  unknown   Options V/a Gateway To Joy: Sounds of Africa  Donna's 2006 WFMU Marathon Premium  1:48:34 (Pop‑up)
Antonio Carlos & Jocafi  Kabaluere   Options V/a The Hotwire Mandate  Mike Lupica's 2004 WFMU Marathon Premium  1:54:24 (Pop‑up)
The Hidden Hand  Lightning Hill   Options The Resurrection of Whiskey Foote    1:56:57 (Pop‑up)
Sonic Youth  Silver Rocket   Options Daydream Nation    2:00:22 (Pop‑up)
Flaming Fire  Gun Through A Razor   Options Live at Southpaw, April 28 2007  from the 1st concert in WFMU's Free Concert Series - more to come!  2:04:25 (Pop‑up)
Dr Teeth & The Electric Mayhem  I'm Gonna 'Splode an Atom Bomb   Options     2:24:30 (Pop‑up)
Dungen  Intro   Options Tio Bitar    2:25:30 (Pop‑up)
Fehlfarben  We Do Wie Du   Options V/a, Silver Monk Time  trib. to the Monks  2:28:58 (Pop‑up)
USAisamonster / Kites  Tribute to Alice Coltrane   Options Kitesisamonster/USAisamudboy    2:31:39 (Pop‑up)
w/ Volunteer Vinay  moaning in the night   Options     2:35:34 (Pop‑up)
Book of Shadows  Clouds in My Eyes   Options ...And Then We All Woke Up  aka Carlton Crutcher from ST-37  2:45:52 (Pop‑up)
w/ P.D.  Progressive Disco 1   Options Inweglos Inweglos    2:46:37 (Pop‑up)
The Haints of Dean Hall  Forelock of Gold   Options S/t    2:52:54 (Pop‑up)
The Unfortunate Sons  June Carter Cash is Gone (exc)   Options The Panola Street Sessions    2:56:14 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

  6:54pm BillyTheMountain:

Last week you played another great song by The Macs. Usually I have no trouble finding the lyrics, but not to this song. Where can I find the lyrics to a song by The Macs, called "I'm 37"

first line is: I'm 37 years old today. And I work in a grocery store.

  10:15pm Scott:

Hey BTM, glad you dug that song - and yeah, it's really bored its way into my consciousness too -- i think they call it a "chestnut", or maybe a "precious nugget". In any case, I'm sorry to say I've likewise been unable to learn much about The Macs or about that song - though the lyrics seem to be mostly intelligible, feel free to listen to it over and over on last week's archive!
  5:28pm Emily:

This song is so good! Great Premium! I can't tell what that line/refrain is, but this is what I could hear:

I'm 37 years old today and I work at a grocery store,
that stays open for 24 hours - I work from 6 to 2 at night

People come in and purchase things
like cases of beers and magazines
what they do i wouldn't know
but they always seem to have a place to go

[?maybe i've seen you?]

I work weekends but that's ok cause i take my time and i get paid
i use to go home right when im thru
because i dont have much else to do

on my days off I might go downtown
and see a film, i'll just walk around
i usually go to movies by myself
but if i wanted to I would bring someone else

[?maybe i'll bring you?]

I'm 37 years old today and I work at a grocery store,
that stays open for 24 hours - I work from 6 to 2 at night

People come in and purchase things
like cases of beers and magazines
what they do i wouldn't know
but they always seem to have a place to go

[?maybe i'll be you?]

**i'd love to hear more by The Macs, if you have any.
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