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Playlist for 29 June 2011 Options | Random Song Generator

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Lynyrd Skynyrd  Freebird   Options Self Titled 

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The Outlaws  Green Grass and High Tides   Options Best of the Outlaws 
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Marshall Tucker Band  Can't You See?   Options  

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After Dinner  Joshua McKay   Options  
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Satan's Boyfriend  Close To You   Options  
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S. Janaki  Ponmeni   Options Love to Love You Baby: Joe McGasko's 2011 Premium 
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Kudsi Erguner Ensemble  Atfetme Sakin Hancer - i Mujganini Nagah   Options  
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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan  Nothing Without You   Options Mustt Mustt 
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Francis Bebe  Pygmy Love Song --> Pygmy Divorce   Options Pygmy Lovesongs 
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Ostro 430  Plastikwell   Options  
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Mittagspause  Herrenreiter   Options Verschwende Deine Jugend: Punk und New Wave in Deutschland 1977-83 
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Rocket Freudental  Es Lauft Schlecht Fur Bernd   Options Die Weisheit Wachst Auf Baumen 

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Fenin & Meteo  Fete 1   Options Shitkatapult 2006 Tracks 

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Puzzle Punks  Hip Hop Pooray   Options Pipeline: 24 Smash Hits by 24 Puzzle Punks      1:37:25 (Pop‑up)
RIAA  Armageddon It On   Options Tech-xotica! 
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Satanicpornoculshop  Sunchild   Options Catholic Sunspot Apron 
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Wevie Stonder  Ladie's Leg Licked   Options Umbrelladelica 
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Psychedlic Horseshit  Revolution Wavers   Options Laced 
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Patit Mit  She's Lazy   Options Shit Associated Music Vol 1      1:54:46 (Pop‑up)
Tonetta  What Are Your Worth   Options 777 Vol 2 

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Nihilist Spasm Band  I Dreamt I Was Living In Paradise   Options  
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Roxy Music  In Every Dreamhome A Heartache   Options  
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Malcolm McLaren  Madame Butterfly   Options Fans 
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Andreas Ammer & FM Einheit  Canto 28   Options Radio Inferno 
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Parzival  1314   Options  
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The Great Kat  Beethoven's 5th Symphony   Options Beethoven Shreds 
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Bjork Gudmundsadottir  Bukolla   Options Bjork (Falkinn)      2:46:01 (Pop‑up)
Manner  Zigattenrauchen + Rosa   Options Raumschiff Monika (V.A) 
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Bernt Dahlback  Je T'Aime   Options       2:53:28 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

  9:02am other david:

*tips hat*
  9:02am PKNY:

*holds up cigarette lighter*
  9:02am annie:

fine, then;
  9:02am Dan B From Upstate:

Wooo! Freebird!
  9:02am pierre:

ouais !

Bonjour !
  9:02am Sam:

G. morning!
Michael Richards never looked so good.
  9:02am F,0,F,0:

Dear sirs and madams,

Have a great hello and morning from me.
  9:02am woj:

getting out of the way early, i see.
  9:03am F,0,F,0:

Pierre, can you hear me?
  9:03am Mark:

Whipping Post!
  9:03am northguineahills:

  9:03am Cheri Pi:

I will soon own the Skynyrd plane crash Pen!
  9:04am pierre:

i can F,O,F,O !
  9:04am Ken:

cdjhcdsjkcsd cjkljklcds cjcjkljklc xsjkljkls xcghahsdiodf ! uGH
  9:04am Rufus:

hmmm.... I would have bet even money this record was not in the WFMU record library.
  9:05am hamburger / london:

@Cheri Pi: that similar to those 'naughty' pens you see in the airports?
  9:05am Danimal:

Bob Tilden Yea!!
  9:05am Neg-guh-tor:

Lightin' my own vapors. Freebird! Long protracted ending jam predicted. Wait for it......
  9:06am F,0,F,0:

Pierre, wo-hooo! Problem is that there's a problem with the chatboard today. You won't be able to read Ken's posts. They are unintelligible. See above.

Ken, are you allrite?
  9:06am Cheri Pi:

yes Hamburger, it's in the WFMU prize warehouse:
  9:07am Richard from Venezuela:

Greetings Ken and all the listeners.
  9:08am Sam:

Ken's just speaking in tongues again. He needs to lay off those Holy Spirits.
  9:08am Spoon and Bowl:

Freebird and blow in my coffee. What a way to start a Wednesday!
  9:13am Rufus:

Stop the sketch! It's gotten far too silly!
  9:13am yayson:

either that the other brownie just kicked in
  9:13am pierre:

Ah non Ken !!!!
comment pouvons te venir en aide ?
it's like you bite your tongue… but instead you bite your fingers.
  9:13am F,0,F,0:

Zatumba, zatumba. Are you playing with the sketch?
  9:14am other david:

  9:14am Rufus:

oh no you ditnt!
  9:15am PKNY:

If you're gonna play ass kickin' Southern rock, please go all in and play some Black Oak Arkansas. I need Jim Dandy to rescue me.
  9:16am yayson:

maybe the jandek trailer(s) key is lost?
  9:16am Dan B From Upstate:

The Jandek trailer burned down!
  9:17am Mark:

Whipping Post!
  9:18am Tom Hanks:

Hey guys, don't forget, I got a new movie coming out this weekend! I play a character named Larry Crowne. I know you'll love it!
  9:19am yayson:

perhaps the eagles tattoo got infected and spread to the musical portion of the brain?
  9:19am pierre:

this troll gif, is making me happy in certain ways i couldn't imagine.
  9:19am Ken:

Help me get outa this! Ive had a bad morning. A really really really bad morning. Any requests? Especially requests that are longer than five minutes and GOOD?
  9:20am annie:

  9:21am Ken:

Annie, Jesus. I played Innagaddadavida LAST week.
  9:21am Jack:

Please Ken DON'T PLAY THE ALLMAN BROTHERS, especially any of the long songs.
  9:22am F,0,F,0:

2nd song of Jimmie Haskell: California '99.
  9:22am Tom Hanks:

I'd like to hear the Heavy Pop track from the new WU LYF record.
  9:22am Dan B From Upstate:

Um.... Freebird again?
  9:22am Ken:

FOFO!!! I was THINKING of playing Jimmy Haskell today!
  9:23am annie:

crap, i missed it... ...guess i'll pull out the 8-track..
  9:23am Lizardner Dave:

I guess the cat-free Internet went down and Ken is trying to fix it.

Longer than five minutes - "Spiders" by Wilco which Ken should really enjoy since it semi-rips off Hallogallo.
  9:23am F,0,F,0:

Browne Hornet. I think they have at least two songs that last more than 5. And they are cool! :)
  9:23am Vivian:

I second Mark's request -Whipping Post. Gotta play some ABB!
  9:23am Mark:

don't know if you all have seen this:

Three hours of (FLAC) Wire demos/rehearsals/sessions from '76/'77 (no overlap with anything on "Behind The Curtain"):
  9:23am GB Joe:

Do you have the 6 hour version of the Can song Yoo Doo Right?
  9:24am other david:

PU - Chinese Radiation... because that probably got into the studio equipment earlier
  9:24am yayson:

oh, PKNY, you are right, we need this
  9:24am Vivian:

Ken, I hope your day turns out know what will cure yer ills-Allman Brothers!!
  9:25am PKNY:

Funkadelic "Maggot Brain". 10 minutes of pure genius from Eddie Hazel.
  9:25am Dan B From Upstate:

I recall a few weeks ago, I found a ten hour (yes, ten hour) video on youtube of "epic sax guy."
  9:25am pierre:

you could play paint in black by Eric Burdon and war, you would have 15minutes
  9:25am Aaron in JCity:

A request for Tonetta! Marning All
  9:26am F,0,F,0:

Roberto de Simone! Secondo Coro delle Lavandaie - La Gatta Cenerentola! OH HOW MUCH I LIKE THIS MUSICAL EXPERIENCE.
  9:26am PKNY:

@Yayson - you're got damn right! Hot & Nasty, all day every day.
  9:26am other david:

Oh but more than 5 minutes, ahem. I read wrong. Oh yes - YES - Walter De Maria, Cricket Music
  9:26am Rufus:

WFMU plays MP3's????? The end is NIGH!!!
  9:27am Spoon and Bowl:

Someone suggest "Q" quick!
  9:27am Lizardner Dave:

"AndThe Glitter Is Gone" by Yo La Tengo
  9:27am Neg-guh-tor:

Sorry to hear about your bad morning, Ken. Play some Dixie Dregs. They had long shitty songs.
  9:28am pierre:

"H" like in HTonetta
  9:29am other david:

uhoh, jo-shua
  9:29am Aaron in JCity:

Robeson and Tonetta Remix!
  9:30am AnAnonymousParty:

Todd Rundgren: The Ikon or A Treatise on Cosmic Fire.
  9:33am Mark:

yeah let's hear some shitty Todd Rundren Utopia songs!
  9:33am still b/p:

Index of Metals, Fripp and Eno, 28 min., no vocals, and trés sooooothing.
  9:34am Ken:

Rufus, I defy you to tell me which songs I play are MP3s and which are not, not counting the ones that are known to be MP3s by virtue of being chosen by the random song generator tool .
  9:36am Sam:

Remember everyone, just because it's random doesn't make it good.
  9:37am fleep:

Someone give that girl a chocolate milkshake
  9:37am F,0,F,0:

Yes, Ken! California all the way to 99! And what about Melted Men? Do they have any song that last more than five? Oh, and I was talking about BW's Radio Album.
  9:39am Sam:

yeah, she needs a serious chocolate injection
  9:39am Aaron in Minneapolis:

Morning all, Ken do you happen to have the Clams version of Close to You?
  9:39am dc pat:

They're all mp3's right? Makes no diff to me, if it sounds good, it is good.
  9:43am F,0,F,0:

Hey! I once met a guy that used to be a lover of Bardot when she lived in St Tropez! Yeah! Who wants my autograph?
  9:43am other david:

*makes coffee as a show of solidarity*
  9:43am Ladyhawk:

Play some Hawkwind!
and I'd like to order a big sausage pizza please....
  9:43am Neil Young:

I can tell which songs are mp3s
  9:44am pierre:

Brigitte Bardot is no autograph material.
  9:45am dc pat:

she certainly was "other" material...if you know what I mean...I don't know what I mean...
  9:45am other david:

So JM in the AM listeners got to hear Starfuckers.
  9:46am F,0,F,0:

He said she liked girls too. :/
  9:47am Aaron in Minneapolis:

Ken please tell us no naughty words leaked onto the air
  9:47am Lizardner Dave:

G as n GG Allin.
  9:47am pierre:

everybody like girls, a bit like men actually
  9:48am F,0,F,0:

G as in Kenny G.
  9:48am hamburger / london:

'g' as in.. GEEEEEE!
  9:49am bardot:

play LIO!!!
  9:50am F,0,F,0:


We MUST find a way to bring Ken to London. I don't think he ever broadcasted from here.
  9:50am Aaron in Minneapolis:

  9:51am dc pat:

that's a pretty good randomly chosen tune, way to go randomness!
  9:51am other david:

"A Japanese version of Mrs. Miller."

Thank you Aaron I just spewed coffee all over my laptop
  9:51am weiterso:

i like this Ponmeni song
  9:55am Aaron in Minneapolis:

Well what do you know the Hare Kristna had another hit besides their Mega Hit Entitled " Hare Krishna Hare Krishna

Krishna Krishna Hare Hare
Hare Rama Hare Rama

Rama Rama Hare Hare
  9:56am OM:

Call out Gouranga be happy!!!
Gouranga Gouranga Gouranga ....
That which brings the highest happiness!!
  9:57am Aaron in Minneapolis:

Their label shortened it to Maha Chant, but I like the original title better
  10:00am Andy in Nova Scotia:

Is the domain name taken yet?
  10:00am hamburger / london:

hahaha this is reeDONKULOUS!
  10:01am Parq:

I've been on FB too long -- I was looking all over the place for someplace to click "like" for the pic accompanying the Francis Bebe track.
  10:02am F,0,F,0:


Go Google+ !
  10:02am annie:

parq, i look for the like button in these playlists constantly
  10:03am dc pat:

oh man, I'm guilty of that too...and I just started doing FB a month ago...
  10:03am other david:

I don't quite know what to say
  10:04am pierre:

this pictures will haunt me for a long time
  10:05am push the button get the ?:

Do you look for Like buttons on your friends' ears?
  10:06am F,0,F,0:

OH NOES! I don't think I'd like to see FB paraphernalia on my WFMU! Grrr.
  10:06am still b/p:

My favorite epic fantasy novel: The Well-Laundered Wizard of Daintiness
  10:08am OM:

Is JA's show all wonky in the archives? I missed it this morning...
  10:09am dc pat:

nice letter Ike
  10:10am I:

You love me! You really love me!
  10:11am dc pat:

whoa, randomness wins again.
  10:12am dc pat:

  10:12am other david:

  10:17am Parq:

The Ostro 403 pic would have gone nicely with the track from the McGasko comp, yeh?
  10:18am Ken:

Oooh! I nailed it! The gif is in perfect time with t he song!!
  10:19am pierre:

Ken, sometimes you are cute.
  10:21am Vivian:

Ken, you're beyond cute- you're dreamy!
  10:23am F,0,F,0:

Actually his german version name is Kueten Freuenmann .
  10:23am Ken:

Nailed it again yo!!
  10:28am Mark:

but why aint the two guys front left grooving?
  10:29am F,0,F,0:

Because they are like Pierre. No headphones.
  10:30am still b/p:

Nurembobbers sind gruselig.
  10:30am Mark:

ah, of course
  10:31am F,0,F,0:

Mark, are you the Mark from ELP? o.O
  10:32am pierre:

yeah, i actually look like the guy (without headphones) on the right, if he was 25.
  10:32am pierre:

@ F,0,F,0 : by the way, i do use headphones now ^_^
  10:32am Elisa:

Sweet!! Head bobbers bobbing to tunes on their headphones!! Loved Fete 1.
  10:33am Mark:

I forget which ELP was Mark
  10:37am Don Henley:

Eagles-they're a pretty decent band-play 'em!
  10:43am hamburger / london:

  10:45am F,0,F,0:


Translation time plox.
  10:45am Vivian:

Is that Natalie Merchant I hear?
  10:50am pierre:

What translation ? Which song ?
  10:52am Ken:

The Satanicpornocultshop song Pierre! It was En Francais!You're not listening again!
  10:52am Carmichael:

Good morning, Kenneth and viewers/listeners. I got a big ol' box 'o' swag on Friday, and I've been rolling around in the carpet with it, laughing gleefully.
  10:52am F,0,F,0:


Nevermind. I heard some french at the beginnig of the Satanic' song..But then I realised it was them and then it didn't matter anymore.
  10:52am F,0,F,0:

Is Mark from ELP here? Hello?
  10:52am other david:

  10:58am pierre:

Yes i am now don't shout at me !
(i can tell that you are playing the eagles right now).


(apart from this song i missed, i'm available for any translations you want)
  10:59am Ken:

Je Suis Desolee Pierre. I didnt mean to shout.
  11:00am yayson:

  11:01am pierre:

It is ok you can shout at me as long as you play some Tonetta…
There it is !
  11:02am Carmichael:

I gladly accept the head-bopping Nazis in place of the chewing Nazi.
  11:02am Ladyhawk:

  11:04am Elisa:

  11:05am Carmichael:

  11:06am Dan B From Upstate:

I played last week's Seven Second Delay for my SO, so that she knows what it's like for me when I go to her parents house. People being loud, and talking over each other.

It didn't phase her.
  11:08am Mark:

probably depends on whose buttocks we're talking about
  11:08am lee:

Dennis Franz's show sex scene buttox money shot resulted in several years of expensive therapy for me.
  11:09am bruceleh:

felching i always thought was cunnilingus on a cream pie
  11:09am lee:

er shower sex scene
  11:11am blip:

I have one buttock on the left, and one buttock on the right. Therefore, I have two buttox.
  11:11am dictater:

what the fuck is going on with the falsh player tonight its in and out driving me loopy
  11:12am *eeks:

first choice best choice
  11:14am T.Quirk:

Ken. You're fired. Sorry. You can go home now.
  11:15am ~L:

Ken, your pesky teens will be off to college soon, then they'll switch the assault to your checkbook!
  11:17am T.Quirk:

Roxy Music saves the day...
  11:19am ~L:

Didn't someone do an awesome version of this song at a Hoof' n mouth years ago???!!!!
  11:21am Ken:

That was me, but I dont think "awesome" is exactly the right word...
  11:21am Larry:

Ever hear Mudhoney do "Editions of You" ? It's worth checking out.
  11:22am *eeks:

Well that just was and this is.
  11:24am Mark:

I seem to remember the video for this song being very potentially indecent
  11:26am HotRod:

Phallic Worship Resur(e)rection
  11:26am hamburger / london:

(just in, federer is out of wimbledon!)
  11:28am still b/p:

'At image right there is activating very different systems of response than Slim Pickens' bomb ride.
  11:29am HotRod:
  11:29am Mark:

and it is called missile ride
  11:30am HotRod:

Click to enlarge?!?!?!?!
  11:30am *eeks:

I recently read that McLaren's cause of death was that cancer caused by asbestos.
Gah -
  11:38am PKNY:

Great Kat = FACEMELT
  11:39am HotRod:

Die Freemasonic Checkerboard Floor? Könnten Sie das bitte erklären?
  11:40am Lizardner Dave:

The Great Kat actually came to the Baruch College radio staion and did an interview in the late 1980s.
  11:44am still b/p:

Get yourself some nice ginger synapse and milk.
  11:45am OM:

@Ken: What is the letter that appears the most in the big bank o'MP3s? What appears the least?
  11:50am LT:

This is a cover of Syreeta's "Your Kiss is Sweet"!
  11:51am Ken:

OM, I dont know! I'd have to try them all to find out. That would inconvenience me.
  11:52am OM:

I'll just assume E and X, respectively, and go away happy.
  11:53am Dan B From Upstate:

There might be a ton of songs about Xerxes in the mp3 archive, though.
  11:55am F,0,F,0:

I always thought Raumschiff Monika was a person not a name of an album.
  11:55am F,0,F,0:

  11:56am Carmichael:

Aardvarks are also a popular musical theme.
  11:57am other david:

Oh my dear lord...
  11:57am F,0,F,0:

Oh, Pierre, sorry again. I can't identify the language. LMAO Awesome version!
  11:57am hamburger / london:

oh jesus
  11:57am other david:

Ken, I think you've done the impossible, you've topped Pygmy Divorce
  11:58am pierre:

well "je t'aime" means 'i love you"
but now i only hear screams and grunts…
  11:59am OM:

That sounds about right, yes.
  11:59am pierre:

well ok that's "je t'aime moi non plus" by Gainsbourg
in an unknown language
  12:00pm pierre:

sorry Ken, i just repeated what you've just said.

(which i heard, mostly)
  12:01pm F,0,F,0:

We reached 3 hours now? wow, that was fast! Great show again Ken!
  12:01pm still b/p:

Just as you mentioned Jim Backus, I was just gonna recommend following up with his "Delicious." Another day.
  12:04pm annie:

i think it's a good thing that i'm not really listening to the show
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