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Playlist for 05 September 2007 Favoriting | September Songs, Part 1

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Artist Song Album Comments New Approx. start time
Earl Bostic  September Song   Favoriting       0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Lou Reed  September Song   Favoriting Lost In The Stars      0:02:46 (Pop-up)
Hank Penny  September Song   Favoriting       0:06:33 (Pop-up)
Ute Lemper  September Song   Favoriting Ute Lemper Sings Kurt Weill      0:09:54 (Pop-up)
Montana Hornet  Breckman's Big Chance (God Only Knows)   Favoriting       0:12:50 (Pop-up)
Juicy Panic  What Feeling?   Favoriting Billboard Head Soup      0:15:04 (Pop-up)
Roxy Pain  Careless Whispers   Favoriting       0:19:06 (Pop-up)
The Young Gods  September Song   Favoriting The Young Gods Play Kurt Weill  Thanks John!    0:27:41 (Pop-up)
Arthur Lyman  September Song   Favoriting       0:30:15 (Pop-up)
Pascal Comelade with RObert Wyatt  September Song   Favoriting September Song  Thanks Joerg!    0:34:59 (Pop-up)
P. Comelade, P. Bastien, J. Berrocal, J. Liebezeit  Rock 'N' Roll Station   Favoriting Oblique Sessions      0:39:55 (Pop-up)
Ricardo Villalobos  For All Seasons   Favoriting The Au Harem D'Archimede    *   0:45:04 (Pop-up)
Pink Skull  In Every Dreamhome a Heartache   Favoriting Blast Yr Akk    *   0:49:31 (Pop-up)
Seksu Roba  Pulsar Cruiser   Favoriting       0:53:25 (Pop-up)
Jim Leonard  Robert E Lee   Favoriting Super Saw      0:58:23 (Pop-up)
Rachel Sweet  Who Does Lisa Like?   Favoriting Fool Around      1:07:02 (Pop-up)
The Living Jarboe  This Is Life   Favoriting How To Destroy The Universe Part 5    *   1:10:02 (Pop-up)
Oakley Hall  All The Way Down   Favoriting I'll Follow You    *   1:15:46 (Pop-up)
Magik Markers  Taste   Favoriting Boss    *   1:20:30 (Pop-up)
Land of Talk  Summer Special   Favoriting Applause Cheer Boo Hiss    *   1:25:09 (Pop-up)
Yo La Tengo  Deeper Into Movies   Favoriting I Can Hear The Heart Beating As One      1:28:28 (Pop-up)
James Brown  September Song   Favoriting Soul on Top  Thanks Scott!    1:33:27 (Pop-up)
Ronnie Scott Quartet  September Song   Favoriting Best of British Bebop Vol 2      1:38:28 (Pop-up)
Artie Shaw  September Song   Favoriting       1:41:51 (Pop-up)
Catatonic Youth  I've Had it   Favoriting     *   1:51:55 (Pop-up)
Githead  All Set Up   Favoriting Art Pop    *   1:54:14 (Pop-up)
The New Pornographers  All The Things That Go To Make Heaven And Earth   Favoriting Challengers    *   1:58:34 (Pop-up)
Old Time Relijun  Indestructible Life!   Favoriting Catharsis in Crisis    *   2:01:19 (Pop-up)
Oranzada  Koszula Wspomnien   Favoriting Eastern Space Cakes    *   2:04:32 (Pop-up)
Overdub  Bregovic Laws   Favoriting Foolklegs  Goran Bregovic vs Beck  *   2:10:43 (Pop-up)
RIAA  Revelation Fever   Favoriting Foolklegs  Son House vs Peggy Lee  *   2:13:33 (Pop-up)
Django Reinhart  September Song   Favoriting   Thanks Jeremy and Scott!    2:15:57 (Pop-up)
Errol Garner  September Song   Favoriting       2:19:31 (Pop-up)
Mills Brothers  September Song   Favoriting       2:23:29 (Pop-up)
Lee Hazelwood  September Song   Favoriting 40  Thanks David!    2:26:37 (Pop-up)
Bryan Ferry  September Song   Favoriting       2:31:18 (Pop-up)
Aurigid Comet  Radio Echo One   Favoriting   Download more radio echoes of the aurigid comets here    2:52:25 (Pop-up)
Patrizia and Jimmy  Trust Your Child Part 1   Favoriting Home Schooled - The ABCs of Kid Soul    *   2:46:40 (Pop-up)
Angela  Lenox Avenue   Favoriting       2:49:07 (Pop-up)
The Platters  September Song   Favoriting       2:52:54 (Pop-up)

Listener comments!

  9:04am JJZ:

Happy September!
  9:05am LIstener Dave:

Wait, I sense a theme here....
  9:07am Ken:

Don't worry, I wont devote the entire show to it... just the entire month. Does anyone have the James Brown version?
  9:07am negator:

When did that Lou Reed song come out? I love it!
  9:07am Brandon:

can't quite put my finger on it....
  9:10am John from Oslo:

September is nice! Want any of these Ken??

Frank Zappa 'Til September Cucamonga
George Shearing Quintet September Song Record Robot
The Young Gods September Song Play Kurt Weill
Vicki Benet A1 - September in the rain Um toque parisiense-1956
Sarah Vaughan September Song A Miracle Happened (Disc 4)
Ella B. Gibson (J. Cl. Pierric) Ares In September And Her Hammond Organ
The Polyphonics september_song Zounds! What Sounds
  9:11am negator:

'See you in September'
Hoagy Carmichal did Sept. SonG
  9:11am Listener Dave:

I only wish there was a Humppaa version of this.
  9:11am Kramer:

This is my parents *song*. They saw Knickerbocker Holiday as young lovers on B'way in 38 or 39. Walter Huston was a lifelong favorite. Thanks.
  9:12am Brandon:

Ian McCulloch did a September Song version, too....
  9:13am joerg:

Wednesday September 1 comes next in 2010
  9:13am JJZ:

Don't forget September by Earth, Wind and Fire.
  9:18am Ken:

Thanks everybody. I'm looking for versions of September Song, if anybody knows of any others. I'll be playing them throughout the month, so even if I cant find it today I'll hopefully get to it by the end of the month.
  9:20am brandon:

wedding music for spastics
  9:27am joerg:

Pascal Comelade, September Song (with Robert Wyatt)
  9:34am The Framinator:

still lurking about ....... waiting for my favorite topic
  9:37am Ken:

Sorry Framinator, no news on frames, but we have another exciting development to unveil as soon as the show ends - a new pop-up flash player for playing the MP3 archive of the show, complete with the playlist built in. Look for it after the show ends today, when the archives appear (by 1240pm).
  9:37am g:

Willie Nelson did a version . . .
  9:38am fach001:

Jeff Lynne - September Song/Armchair Theatre (1990)
Bryan Ferry - September Song/As Time Goes By (1999)
Jacintha - September Song/Lush Life (2002)
James Last - September Song-Serenata/Hammond A GoGo - Vol. 3 (1969)
  9:38am listener 108365:

once we feel the winds of Lyman we know that Wing can't be far behind
  9:39am The Framinator:

can you gussy up these frames by adding some edging to make them look more like actual picture frames? i think that would look classy.

i'll look for the pop-up flash player. sounds interesting.
  9:44am randoman:

Betty Carter has a nice version on I'm Yours, Your Mine
  9:48am Vivian:

Do I sense a mash up of 'September Song' may be around the corner? By the way, anyone else see Andy Breckman on Sunday's SNL special?
  9:48am listener scott pilutik:

Here's a list of every available version from

Barbara Dickson -- Coming Alive Again -- September Song
Bryan Ferry -- As Time Goes By -- September Song
Chet Baker -- Chet -- September Song
Dave Brubeck -- Early Concepts -- SEPTEMBER SONG
Django Reinhardt -- Complete, Vol. 18: 1949-50 I`ll Never Be the Same (CD2) -- September Song
Elaine Paige -- Centre Stage: The Very Best Of -- September Song
Frank Sinatra -- Point Of No Return -- September Song
James Brown -- Soul On Top -- September Song
James Last -- Hammond A Gogo -- September Song - Serenata
Jeff Lynne -- Armchair Theatre -- September Song
Lindsey Buckingham -- Law And Order -- September Song
Matt Monro -- From Matt With Love -- September Song
Monty Alexander -- To The Ends Of The Earth -- September Song
Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen -- Hommage: Once upon a Time -- September Song (Epilogue)
Pascal Comelade -- Monofonicorama - Best-Off (2005-1992...) -- September Song (Avec R. Wyatt)
Pearl Django -- Chasing Shadows -- September Song
Ray Conniff -- `S Wonderful -- September Song
Sarah Vaughan -- A Portrait Of Sarah Vaughan -- September Song
Sidney Bechet -- The Genius Of Sidney Bechet -- September Song
The Platters -- Sing The Standards -- September Song
The Young Gods -- Play Kurt Weill -- September Song
Willie Nelson -- Stardust (Bonus Track) -- September Song
Les Brown -- September Song
  9:49am Civil Defense Guy:

when will i get my 3 hour show of just the testing of the emergency broadcast system? i mean, you can spend a whole show reading the tax code, why not play to my interests for a change?
  9:51am Miriam Eusebio:

You've got the wrong dj. The tax code was Kenny G. I bet he'd play the test for three hours. Ask him!
  9:52am Civil Defense Girl:

I think I'm in love..........
  9:54am Ken:

Sorry, the guys at the local FEMA office, although drunk most of the time, awaken from their stupor hwnever they hear the electronic belching of the EAS system. There can be no messing with the belching...

Boy, that was quick
  9:58am Jim:

Seksu Roba Pulsar Cruiser .. yeah
  10:02am Wes:

This guy is playing a SAW? That may be the most annoying instrument ever conceived. Stick with cutting wood with that one. Really cuts through the bliss of the previous track like a hot scalpel through brain tissue. No thanks.
  10:04am Civil Defense Dog:

apparently the cheapest saws are the best because they have the thinnest metal.
  10:09am Ken:

Hey Wes, if you don't have anything nice to say, then sit next to me.
  10:10am Listener Miriam:

Ken, what about playing the September Songs at the end of the set? Then getting out is you talking.
(I'm digging those songs, by the way!)
  10:12am JJZ:

The saw made me retreat to headphones because neighbors at work started complaining.
  10:18am Wes:

Ken: So I'm a grump sometimes. Most of the time. You play good stuff.
JJZ: I listen at work, too. Guy next to me asked if it was spaced out sci-fi music from the 50s. Actually, he said "what's that weird music coming from over there" but I knew what he meant...
  10:20am jtm:

Nice Dorothy Parker reference Ken.
  10:23am peter:

Tony Bennett's version is solid! But for maudlin triumph, check out Bing and Frank duet.
  10:25am Ken:

James Brown's version has been located and is coming up, thanks to listener Scott. Now hunting down September Song by Rod McKuen, Lee Hazelwood and Django Rheinhart
  10:26am JJZ:

I need one of those directional speakers like they have in listening stations at stores.
  10:31am ~L:

Nothing says September better than a yard sale. Will there be another WFMU Yard Sale in the parking lot soon? I could use an Autumn Sweater...
  10:35am Marvelitsky:

oh yea!! this is mighty fine
  10:37am Marvelitsky:

I meant the JB version, YES ! of September
  10:37am Sarah:

Thank you Scott, indeed. This is astonishing!
  10:39am Wes:

Leave it to James Brown to turn an ordinary song into toe-tapping funky meltdown excursion into deep fried soul. Heartburn. Best version yet.
  10:48am Dickdong:

Your talking over ?Alsbrecher's? concerto for Jew's Harp. Can we not hear more?
  10:56am Brandon:

I really really love this Githead CD. Its the best thing Colin Newman has been involved in in some time....
  11:17am Listener Sharon:

Foolklegs rocks! One of the greatest Blather links ever...
  11:19am lorac:

Dion & The Belmonts - September Song
Mario Lanza
Cal Tjader
Dean Martin
Jimmy Durante Marie Knight
  11:26am lorac:

Art Tatum - September
Dizzy Gillespie
June Christy
The Impressions
  11:30am monica:

How 'bout Walter Huston's version from "Knickerbocker Holiday" please! Pretty sure you have it, Ken.
  11:32am Ken:

Is it in the library Monica?
  11:32am Louisville Dan:

Ahhhh, this IS a September Song day. Keep it goin' Ken.
  11:35am jeremy:

bryan ferry's version is the best
  11:36am Kenzo:

Nice job, Ken...the pop-up Accuplayer's debut today is going to be underchallenged, as most of the songs have the same name!
  11:36am monica:

you got the cd awhile back. it's on a trikont comp: Heartbreakers Blue & Lonely, 1927-1946.
maybe MP3 library?
  11:36am Sadie:

Was it just me, or did Bryan Ferry seem to be putting on a bit of a world-weary cabaret style German accent there?
  11:36am steve:

Sinatra's version from Point of No Return is lush and brutal.
  11:37am listener scott:

Ken - I have the Walter Huston version. I'll hand deliver the physical copy to you in the same place as before in a few minutes.
  11:39am jeremy:

the bruises will heal. btw, the version i handed to you seemed to be an updated studio version, not copied off of an lp. i liked the lp version more, but now you've got two from django
  11:41am Rob W:

Ken, yes, the Barbes show Saturday is free! - Rob
  11:46am Mickey Mephistopheles:

I'm enjoying the natural radio recording of the comets; did this come from a download? Share the URL if you will, please.
  11:51am Ken:

Get all your comet audio downloads here:
  3:56pm Brian:

The flash player is the best way to listen yet! So good to have Ken back, can't wait for tonight's 7SD.
  10:19pm Stunt Man:

Sammy Davis Jr. checked in via Ouija board to remind me of his version of September Song and not to forget him when it's "wichita lineman month"
  2:58pm Dora Emden:

Really enjoying this show while doing payroll *yawn*in San Francisco. (Brown, Lemper and Reinhart especially) Many thanks. I think you should be able to find a good version by Lotte Lenya and there's another one by Lou Reed on a compelation of Weil stuff that has more bass. (the one that goes with a film of videos of all Weil covers) p.s. I listened to your Valentine's Special almost daily while painting for a month.
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