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Options March 20, 2014: Sprung

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Peter Walker  Spring   Options Rainy Day Raga  Harte  2009  LP  From 1966    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Charalambides  Spring   Options A Vintage Burden  Kranky  2006  CD      0:04:52 (Pop‑up)
Magna Carta  Spring Poem/Spring Song   Options Seasons  Dunhill-abc  1970  LP      0:10:07 (Pop‑up)
Kim Jung Mi  Spring   Options Now  World Psychedelia Ltd.  2005  CD  From 1973    0:13:45 (Pop‑up)
Saint Etienne  Spring   Options Fox Base Alpha  Warner Bros.  1991  CD      0:18:48 (Pop‑up)
Fred Frith  Spring Any Day Now   Options Gravity  Fred/ReR  2001  CD  From 1980    0:22:29 (Pop‑up)
The Levitts  Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most   Options ...We Are the Levitts  ESP-Disk'  2008  CD  From 1968    0:25:37 (Pop‑up)
 
Dott  Small Pony   Options Swoon  Graveface  2013  MP3    *   0:35:47 (Pop‑up)
Gold-Bears  All Those Years   Options Are You Falling in Love?  Slumberland  2011  CD      0:38:11 (Pop‑up)
Soft Location  Crazy   Options Fools  Physical Things  2013  LP    *   0:40:17 (Pop‑up)
Withered Hand  New Dawn   Options Good News  Absolutely Kosher  2009  CD      0:42:49 (Pop‑up)
Carsick Cars  Everybody Comes to the City Now, Everybody Wants to Be Free But Don't Know How   Options 3  Maybe Mars  2014  CD    *   0:45:15 (Pop‑up)
Blue Aeroplanes  Season Ticket to a Bad Place   Options Spitting Out Miracles  Fire/Restless  1987  LP      0:49:39 (Pop‑up)
The Three O'Clock  In Love In Too   Options Aquarius Andromeda  Burger  2014  LP    *   0:54:22 (Pop‑up)
Kendra Smith, David Roback, and Keith Mitchell  Lullabye   Options Fell from the Sun  Serpent  1984  EP      0:57:29 (Pop‑up)
Frederick Davies  Aries   Options Frederick Davies' Star Power: How to Have a Happier Life Through Your Horoscope  Star Power  1978  LP      1:04:42 (Pop‑up)
ABBA  Hole in Your Soul   Options The Album  Polar  2008  CD  From 1977    1:07:58 (Pop‑up)
The Gypsies  Oh I Wonder Why   Options Girls on 45 Volume 2  Teensville  2013  CD  From 1966    1:11:34 (Pop‑up)
The Novels  I'm Being Followed   Options 45 single  Novelty  1980  MP3      1:13:39 (Pop‑up)
Hot & Cold  Someone's Following Me   Options Border Area  Moniker  2012  LP      1:16:44 (Pop‑up)
The Bo-Keys  The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly   Options Electraphonic Singles  Electraphonic  2013  CD    *   1:19:37 (Pop‑up)
Darren with Flavor  I Got Magic (In My Fingers, In My Thumbs)   Options Get Up and Move Your Body! Roulette Disco!  Westside  1998  CD  From 1975    1:23:04 (Pop‑up)
 
 
Single File: a bunch of 45s all in a row
Booker T. and the M.G.'s  Soul Limbo   Options Stax single  Stax  1968  45      1:32:28 (Pop‑up)
Merry Clayton  Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow   Options Ode single  Ode  1975  45  "From the Universal T.V. Series 'Baretta'"    1:34:24 (Pop‑up)
Kathy Young with the Innocents  A Thousand Stars   Options Indigo single  Indigo  1960  45      1:37:17 (Pop‑up)
Mason Williams  Saturday Night at the World   Options Warner Bros. single  Warner Bros.-Seven Arts  1968  45      1:40:30 (Pop‑up)
The Isley Brothers  Between the Sheets   Options T-Neck single  T-Neck  1983  45  instrumental version    1:43:52 (Pop‑up)
Kraftwerk  Trans-Europe Express   Options Capitol single  Capitol  1977  45      1:48:42 (Pop‑up)
Kansas  Point of No Return   Options Kirshner single  Kirshner  1977  45  the other side of 1977!    1:52:38 (Pop‑up)
Manfred Mann's Earth Band  Blinded by the Light   Options Warner Bros. single  Warner Bros.  1976  45  This one goes out to Amanda Nazario!    1:55:37 (Pop‑up)
 
Asha Bhosle and Chorus  Pyar Ka Imithaan   Options Bombay Disco: Disco Hits from Hindi Films 1979-1985  Cultures of Soul  2014  CD  From 1982  *   2:11:42 (Pop‑up)
Solex  Zuid-Holland   Options Solex Ahoy! The Sound Map of the Netherlands  Series Aphonos  2013  CD    *   2:16:49 (Pop‑up)
The Souljazz Orchestra  East Flows the River   Options Inner Fire  Strut  2014  CD    *   2:19:48 (Pop‑up)
Anne Hytta  A Rune Tune   Options Draumsyn  Carpe Diem  2014  CD    *   2:24:36 (Pop‑up)
Nouthong Phimvilayphone  Khen Deum   Options Floatin' 'Round the World with the Inflatable Squirrel Carcass - Rich Hazleton's 2013 WFMU Marathon Premium  WFMU  2013  CD-R      2:28:31 (Pop‑up)
Krzysztof Komeda  Krolock on Sledge   Options Dance of the Vampires Original Soundtrack  Series Aphonos  2013  CD  From 1967  *   2:32:56 (Pop‑up)
Trisha  The Darkness of My Night   Options Folk Rock and Faithfull: Dream Babes Vol. 5  RPM  2003  CD  From 1965    2:34:55 (Pop‑up)
Nic Jones  Canadee-I-O   Options Penguin Eggs  Shanachie  1994  CD  From 1980    2:37:38 (Pop‑up)
Jimmie Driftwood  Sailor Man   Options Jimmie Driftwood Sings Newly Discovered Early American Folk Songs  The Omni Recording Corporation  2013  CD  From 1958  *   2:43:27 (Pop‑up)
Hedy West  Shady Grove   Options Live at Caffè Lena: Music From America's Legendary Coffeehouse (1967-2013)  Tompkins Square  2013  CD  live in 1968  *   2:46:31 (Pop‑up)
Dottie West  If It's All Right with You   Options RCA Country Legends Series  Buddha/RCA  2001  CD  From 1972    2:49:10 (Pop‑up)
Sandra Rhodes  No One Else Could Love You More   Options Where's Your Love Been  Omnivore Recordings  2014  CD  From 1973  *   2:51:46 (Pop‑up)
The Blubbery Hellbellies  Green Green Grass of Home   Options At Large with the Blubbery Hellbellies  Upright  1984  LP      2:55:28 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar 9:02am Cheri Pi:

Yip!
Avatar 9:02am fred:

Good morning Joe
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02am Guido (Cologne):

Yep!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02am common:

happy! good thursday joe and everyone. the best day on fmu is here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am DCE:

happy SPRING everybody
Avatar 9:03am Sem Chumbo:

OK, this is good already. Hey, Joe, and all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am Ken From Hyde Park:

Welcome, spring! It seems like ages.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04am Guido (Cologne):

Good morning Joe and guten TZAG everyone tuning in!
Avatar 9:06am Joe McG:

A springy good morning to you all, thanks for joining me today!
  9:07am Tiago:

Spring. Thanks for reminiding me I love this song
  Swag For Life Member 9:07am 12539:

Look at all those hearts in a row!
Avatar 9:09am Joe McG:

You're turning on my heartlight.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am DCE:

hearts and stars, and maybe if we're lucky an orange moon to boot
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am Parq:

Mmm? Oh, sorry. Hi, all. I was watching Pi's avatar again.
  9:12am van:

Liking the google doodle today. Happy Vernal Equinox to you Joe and everyone. Hoping Spring might also appear soon.
Avatar 9:14am Cheri Pi:

Here's my avatar again, for your viewing pleasure.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16am common:

tis the best one, cheri.
Avatar 9:19am Alessia:

Joeeee!! Hi! :>

Hi everybody, it's spring! I wish you all pic-nics, beers after work, open air gigs!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:20am Parq:

OK, the sun is out. Now it's at least starting to look like the first day of spring.
Avatar 9:20am Joe McG:

Hi, Alessssssia! Someone told me there may be a winter storm coming next week. I choose not to believe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:20am Ken From Hyde Park:

Is WFMU missing any quarters? - www.nbcnewyork.com... "New Jersey Town Official Admits Stealing $460,000 in Quarters"
Avatar 9:23am Marcel M:

I'm seeing some sort of theme here... Waiting for Spring Time For Hitler to play Joe.
Avatar 9:23am Alessia:

Naah Joe, that's just some marketing strategy to advertise the new season of Game of Thrones!
Avatar 9:23am Dave B:

Paid In Full Joe McG!
Avatar 9:24am Dave B:

(and one more heart for the comments board!
Avatar 9:24am Joe McG:

@Alessia: Or it might be the Snowblowers Union.
Avatar 9:25am Marcel M:

@Ken I love how he only has to pay back less than half!
Avatar 9:27am Joe McG:

Maybe that guy who stole the quarters just needed them for the jukebox.
Avatar 9:29am Marcel M:

This was on ESP in 68? Wow... sounds pretty "smooth" compared to the rest of their catalogue.
  9:29am Brendan:

Equinox by Coltrane would be good
Avatar 9:29am earrie:

The boinging sounds of spring.
Spring!
  9:31am KP:

Hi, Joe
Avatar 9:35am dale:

dang, missed the magna carta. love seasons. elizabethan prog at it's finest
Avatar 9:37am V Priceless:

Hey Joe! Gang!
Avatar 9:38am Joe McG:

How are you guys doing today?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41am common:

i'm hung over. how are others?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41am Guido (Cologne):

Sunny weather, warm and doing fine!
I think i will finish job early and collect a bunch of photons.
Avatar 9:43am dale:

i'm actually seeing some chlorophyll returning to the lawn when the sun is out. all the deer and turkey poop probably is helping.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44am Guido (Cologne):

i should be hung over but surprisingly I'm not.
maybe it's because one of my customers offered me more money this morning, if I finally would come over and start my job.
Avatar 9:46am earrie:

Sunny beneath the grey skies, here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:46am common:

i borrowed two wood burning tools from a friend last eve and now i shall start an art project for spring! that's my hung over story.
Avatar 9:46am Joe McG:

@dale: You have deer, dale?
Avatar 9:50am Alessia:

I'm great, Paris it's sunny and yesterday I have seen Julianna Barwick playing in a beautiful church and it was magical.
Avatar 9:51am dale:

up near mt. hope transmitter, yes. the snowcover was so dense and long lasting the deer and turkeys came to eat birdseed that fell from feeders. then i felt bad and started feeding corn (illegal to feed deer, i know). turkeys have been a joy to watch, especially the two males who are showing off how sexy they are to the ladies. now that it's warming up they are starting to go away.
Avatar 9:51am Alessia:

@Guido may I ask what your job is?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52am tim from champaign:

Howdy Joe Son of Pi and fellow listeneneneners.

@Common - get you some pedialite on ice state. It helps.
Avatar 9:55am Cecile:

wow Michael Guercio's voice sounds great a little deeper.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56am Guido (Cologne):

@ Alessia
Freelancing programmer and designer, mostly web, design sometimes print. And the thing with that desperate customer is a not so well paid job as data-typist which i years ago took the opportunity of.
Avatar 9:56am Cecile:

Hello, Miss Pi. Common, Joe, all!!!!
Avatar 9:57am pierre:

Bonjour Joe McG !

the finest day to you all, yeah it sunny here
Avatar 9:57am Cecile:

listen to Tim, he speaks truth.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57am tim from champaign:

Brand new Three O'Clock? Sounds good.
Avatar 9:58am Alessia:

Hi Cecile! I thought about you reading this!
www.swide.com...
Avatar 9:58am Joe McG:

@tim: No, it's old stuff reissued. I think '83 or so.
  9:59am van:

Nice one
Avatar 10:01am βrian:

Hola. Cerulean skies over the isthmus today.
Avatar 10:02am dale:

looking forward to getting your sunshine day premium joe. some rarities i'll bet.
Avatar 10:02am Cecile:

hahahaha, I love it, and I knew a lot of this, but not all. I wonder why people put meat sauce on spaghetti, it slides right off! You gotta have some texture to the pasta.
Avatar 10:02am fred:

@Alessia: I made the wrong choice yesterday: Gionata Mirai canceled his tour due to an arm injury, I only saw that email as I was about to leave for his show
Avatar 10:03am Joe McG:

@dale: Yep, I tried to dig a little deep and find things that weren't on other comps. There are so many, though, that I'm sure I'm repeating some selections. But I think it's good! I hope everybody who gets it likes it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04am Nardo:

Love this Roback EP. Have the cassette somewhere.
Avatar 10:04am βrian:

What? I always assumed pineapple pizza was quintessentially Italian.
Avatar 10:04am Alessia:

Oh fred! I'm sorry to hear that. You can get even tomorrow with the Ex at les instants chavires :)
Avatar 10:05am Alessia:

@Cecile: Word.
Avatar 10:05am dale:

i subscribe to a 'welcome to the sunshine' podcast and listen when i'm away from fmu radio range (no smart phone for me). check it out.
Avatar 10:05am Cecile:

hahahaha, Brian.
No, it's a california thing.
Avatar 10:06am dale:

wow - i'm all those things - and i'm a scorpio!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:06am Guido (Cologne):

I also ordered the sunshine premium.

I love certain stuff from The association and Peanut Butter Conspiracy and some of Joe's sunshine choices @ his shows stunned me on the spot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:07am common:

@tim: sorry, wasn't at my computer. what was that?
Avatar 10:07am V Priceless:

@ Guido - The Association rule!
Avatar 10:07am βrian:

I first had it at Pizza Bob's where there was also a sandwich called "LS-Delight."
Avatar 10:07am fred:

@Alessia: sure. It's only half of The Ex, but for me that show with Vandermark and Nilssen-Love looks even better, because I've seen The Ex so many times
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:07am common:

and hello cecile!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:07am tim from champaign:

This is cool. All throughout the late fall and winter I worked on accessioning a huge collection of astrology literature, journals and ephemera that was gifted to the school I work at. I learned a lot about astrology.
Avatar 10:08am pierre:

"You gotta have some texture to the pasta." I like the sound of that
Avatar 10:08am Cecile:

Pizza Bob's! I miss that place. ALso the sandwich called "The Sister Anne"
  10:08am van:

ABBA!
Avatar 10:09am dale:

a lot of association is too a.m. poppy for me. but 'six man band' is a great song
Avatar 10:09am Alessia:

Yeah Pierre you know...like gnocchi!
Avatar 10:10am Cecile:

some nice handmade pasta with some roughness.
Avatar 10:10am pierre:

so difficult to make
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:10am Guido (Cologne):

"Pandora's Heebie Jeebies" is a psychedelic masterwork!
(prefer the mono-version.)
Avatar 10:11am βrian:

Peanut butter has good adhesion.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:11am tim from champaign:

What's that great line from the dad in "Breaking Away" about zucchini being foreign food?
Avatar 10:11am Jeff:

So, Aries, please consider taking the medication for your bipolar disorder.
Avatar 10:12am V Priceless:

@ dale - are you familiar with their 2nd record "Renaissance"?
Avatar 10:12am Cecile:

"I don't want any 'ini' in here!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:13am tim from champaign:

Ha! Yeah, thanks Cecile.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:13am Guido (Cologne):

@alessia

I once have been told, what we are used to common pizza is actually american style and the original neaples pizza was foldable to be eaten like a sandwich not sorved on the plate (like Turkish Lamachun). Is that true?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:13am Nardo:

Gnocchi is a perennial favorite dish on my birthday. My grandmother would always make it for me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:14am Guido (Cologne):

@ V Priceless:
"Pandora's Heebie Jeebies" is on "Renaissance"
Avatar 10:15am βrian:

I was 21 before I knew that zucchini could be eaten when less than a foot long. Since then I've considered it food rather than materiel.
Avatar 10:15am dale:

no- really just greatist hits. i'll check it out
Avatar 10:15am Cecile:

they fold pizza on the East Coast.
Avatar 10:16am V Priceless:

@ Guido - yes! Wild track - they wrote some heady sunshine psych if you explore the deeper cuts! How about "The Barefoot Gentleman" from "Birthday"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:16am common:

hey. did dc pat mention arugala pesto yesterday? i made some last night and it was great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17am tim from champaign:

Joe - are you going to the Twilley and Pez Band show at the Bell House coming up?
Avatar 10:17am Alessia:

@Guido I'm not aware of the foldable pizza technique.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17am Guido (Cologne):

@ V Priceless
something I have to check out
Avatar 10:18am Alessia:

But it might be, as italian people are really lazy, they would do anything to avoid dish washing!
Avatar 10:18am Rev. Turnip Druid:

[struts in like some rejected character from an early '70s Bakshi film, all zoot-suit and spinning watch-chain]..

"Knee-deep in the food-talk already, I see."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19am Guido (Cologne):

@Alessia
*LOL*
Avatar 10:19am V Priceless:

@ dale - you'll dig it. Their "Birthday" album from '68 also very cool!
Avatar 10:19am Cecile:

www.nydailynews.com...
Avatar 10:20am βrian:

Key trivia: the OED lists the first printed usage of "Arugula" as 1960. "Rocket" dates back to the early 16th century.
Avatar 10:20am Joe McG:

@tim: Yes, sure am!! Wouldn't miss Shoes for the world.
Avatar 10:20am Rev. Turnip Druid:

I endorse the pizza-folding method. But only after liberal blessings of sriracha.
Avatar 10:20am Cheri Pi:

Remind me to plant arugula this year.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:21am Greg from Bloomfield:

It's time for me to once again remind everybody that I share a birthday with Lee Van Cleef...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:22am common:

arugula. god i can't spell. cheri, plant arugula this year.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:22am Guido (Cologne):

Cloud Control from Australia recently created a classy sunshine pop gem on their latest album:
www.youtube.com...
(Check their KEXP-session for more)
Avatar 10:22am Cecile:

hey, have you planted it before? How does it hold up to heat and cold?

Greg, I share one with Clint Eastwood
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:22am tim from champaign:

Cool! Should be a fantastic show, Joe.
Avatar 10:23am Alessia:

Pizza is a really liberal food, you can eat however you want, just try not to use chicken as a topping please. It makes my heart sad :(
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:24am Greg from Bloomfield:

<gasp!> Somebody on this board has to share a birthday with Eli Wallach!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:24am DCE:

I planted arugula a few years ago. It actually did pretty well in the heat. It loves cool weather, like all greens. I can't recall if it turned very bitter after the first heat like most greens do.
  10:25am van:

MAN I'm getting hungry for some reason.
Avatar 10:25am Cecile:

i would normally agree with that, but I have had some totally wrong but completely delicious BBQ chicken pizzas. Another place makes a great Buffalo Chicken pizza. ALso wrong, also delicious.
Avatar 10:25am βrian:

In Wisconsin, arugula will last well into October. Pretty durable.
Avatar 10:26am Cecile:

sounds good. Does planting in shade help?
Avatar 10:26am dc pat:

McGASKO! Sorry I'm late...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:27am tim from champaign:

@ Cecile - no, but throwing shade does.
Avatar 10:27am βrian:

I like my greens to bite back.
Avatar 10:27am Cecile:

hahahhaha
"get out your library card, because you're gonna get read"
Avatar 10:28am dc pat:

as I mentioned yesterday, just put the arugula, salad greens, carrots in. Should have started tomatoes and peppers by now but I'm late...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28am tim from champaign:

nice, cecile!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28am common:

it was you, dc pat! that pesto was so fucking good! thanks!
Avatar 10:29am Cheri Pi:

Yes I've grown it before, it pretty hardy. There's also a wattercress Ilike to grow that is more like a land-cress. try it if you can.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:29am DCE:

@ Alessia, are you the author of that article?
Avatar 10:29am Cecile:

I have entire episodes of Drag Race memorized.

I will! I will try to start some little pots of herbs and tomatoes this year.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:30am Guido (Cologne):

In order to do Alessia a favour:
Just call it Chizza!
Avatar 10:30am bibi:

hi joe, hi all !
nice food discussions again.
concerning the foldable pizza, actually most people i know folding (or rolling) their pizza are italians...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:30am DCE:

I was raking up some leftover oak leaves the other day and uncovered a flower from last year that made it through the winter, under cover
Avatar 10:32am Alessia:

@DCE no i'm not but I agree with every single word.
@Guido you aare really a good copy writer!
Avatar 10:32am Cecile:

ah, yes. Great track.
Avatar 10:34am Alessia:

@bibi I personally sometimes fold my slice but never the entire pizza.
Plus where were you yesterday? Pierre and I got a bit "silly" before the gig and starting to ask to random people "hey! are you bibi?"
Avatar 10:35am dale:

....and that's the name of THAT tune!
Avatar 10:35am Cecile:

AWESOME. I see a cockatoo is doing the hustle to this.
Avatar 10:35am βrian:

I dunno. Sounds like a Mayan ruin: Chichen Itza.
Avatar 10:35am Alessia:

started* sorry
  10:36am roman david:

This song (Booker T) is the BBC's designated cricket theme tune - plays at the beginning of 'Test Match Special'. Lovely to hear it all the way through...
Avatar 10:36am dc pat:

@common: did you make the arugula thing?
Avatar 10:36am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Ethnic english here on both sides & never got to NYC until my teens (DC lifer) but the pizza-folding just seemed the thing to do. Thus, nature trumps nurture. I think?
Avatar 10:37am pierre:

I can tell that two of the people we asked, were absolutely not nicknamed "bibi"
Avatar 10:37am Cecile:

well youse guys have that giant pizza. You HAVE to fold it.
Avatar 10:37am dc pat:

man, lot of topics today. Not sure I can keep up...
  10:38am Tony Baretta:

Hey Joe you're the man and thats the name of that tune , partner
Avatar 10:38am βrian:

Does arugula trump rocket, then?
Avatar 10:38am dc pat:

oh yeah, giant pizza. The almost always suck hard but I did have one around the corner from Black Cat and it was pretty dang good.
Avatar 10:38am bibi:

hey alessia, i was wearing my blinking LED WFMU cap, didnt you notice ?
well we should have profiled each others before...
no octopus visible there anyway !
julianna was really good but hopefully we missed most of the first act ;)
Avatar 10:39am dc pat:

rocket is a vehicle arugula is a green, get it straight!
Avatar 10:39am Joe McG:

@Tony Baretta: How's Huggy Bear?
Avatar 10:40am Cecile:

It's like these lousy giant cinnamon rolls at this one place in my youth. Size did not make it better.
Avatar 10:41am Cecile:

Classical Gas guy?
Avatar 10:41am dc pat:

I love that Thousand Stars tune...don't ask me why....I said DON'T!
Avatar 10:42am Joe McG:

@Cecile: Yep, same dude, exercising his pipes.
Avatar 10:43am Rev. Turnip Druid:

...and yet as a DC lifer, have NEVER had one from Jumbo Slice. Which is fine by me. ... when Trio closed (18th @ columbia), my ideal walking-slice died forever.
  10:43am Tony Baretta:

He , Billy, Little Moe and Rooster say Hi.
Avatar 10:43am Cecile:

Well, as a singer, he's a great guitar player.
Avatar 10:43am bibi:

talking bout rolls, mohnschnecke will always be in my heart.
Avatar 10:44am Cecile:

YES!!!!!!!!
Avatar 10:44am dc pat:

Trio! Ho boy, how many slices did I get from there. Our hang out was Fox&Hounds for years. I don't hang out anymore...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:44am Greg from Bloomfield:

The Single File is waxing sentimental this week, pun completely intended.
Avatar 10:44am Alessia:

No I haven't seen anybody with WFMU merchandise..Dommage!
Avatar 10:45am Cecile:

Yum, bibi, looks like a cross between kolache and potica.
Avatar 10:45am Joe McG:

@Greg: I'm just an old softie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:45am common:

@dc pat. i did. with the goat cheese. yum!
Avatar 10:46am Cheri Pi:

@everyone, what you all said.
Avatar 10:47am Cecile:

I'm feeling funkdafied.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:48am common:

joe. i always wondered where this sample came from. thanky!
Avatar 10:48am Cecile:

*braiding hair a la Da Brat*
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:49am Greg from Bloomfield:

Joe loves it when you call him Big Poppa.
Avatar 10:49am Cecile:

and Da!
Avatar 10:49am Joe McG:

You guys are all so cool, I adore you.
Avatar 10:49am Cheri Pi:

great version!!
Avatar 10:50am βrian:

Hmm, Rugalach!
Avatar 10:50am Cecile:

we adore ya right back.
  10:51am blee:

Kraftwerkin' it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:51am tim from champaign:

These last 2 songs has got the station on a funk alert lockdown.
Avatar 10:51am Cecile:

Kraf-twerkin' it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:52am steve:

hey Joe and friends. i see i tuned in at the perfect moment.
Avatar 10:52am bibi:

parisians, we can have a revenge at saint-merri. for merzbow.
i confess there will be a little gap with barwick's atmosphere...
Avatar 10:52am Joe McG:

Don't hate me too much for what I'm about to do to you.
Avatar 10:53am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Tough love there, McG....
Avatar 10:53am Cecile:

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:53am common:

No need to apologize for cheesey 70s rock, joe! i had this 7" when i was a yung-un.
  Swag For Life Member 10:53am 12539:

Did you borrow this Kansas from Clay Pigeon?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:53am tim from champaign:

Perfect transition, Joe! This song's so terrible. Nice work!
Avatar 10:53am βrian:

Oh, dear me. And now we'll have to watch videos of people kraf-twerking in the Walmart.
Avatar 10:53am Cecile:

ok Clay McGasko.
Cheri, look what your son is doing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:53am Andrew Waterloo:

Kraftwerk generated a lot of good will.... but... :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:54am nickybones:

This is Kansas?! Should I embarrassed for not knowing this...or relieved?
Avatar 10:54am Joe McG:

!12539: I'm going to give it to him tonight.
Avatar 10:54am Cheri Pi:

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo -what Cecile said.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:54am Greg from Bloomfield:

Did Clay Pigeon commandeer your show?
  10:54am Alessia:

Cheri do something.
Avatar 10:55am Joe McG:

[I kinda like this song!]
Avatar 10:55am Cecile:

HOW COULD YOU DO THIS TO YOUR SAINTED MOTHER?
Avatar 10:55am βrian:

Can you play it at double speed?
Avatar 10:55am Cheri Pi:

I'm afraid that Joe is grounded tonight. I'll call Clay's parent's too and demand an explanation.
Avatar 10:55am dale:

hatin' on kansas! i loved dust in the wind.......next you'll be bashing journey
Avatar 10:55am bibi:

this "The Isley Brothers Kraftwerk Kansas" sequence is so daring, you re the one, joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:55am Goyim in the AM:

(I do too, Joe.)
Avatar 10:55am βrian:

Douche?
  Swag For Life Member 10:56am 12539:

Waitamnute - isn't it Point of KNOW Return?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:56am Guido (Cologne):

@Joe
you are familiar McSorley-style option!
Kansas on 33 would sound freaky.
  10:56am KP:

We're not into Kansas anymore
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:56am common:

i'm with you, joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:56am DCE:

have you heard Lescalleet's version of Blinded by the Light??
Avatar 10:56am Joe McG:

@Cheri Pi: I have to listen to Faust for 5 hours while grounded.
Avatar 10:56am Cheri Pi:

LOL.
  10:56am TIm in BK:

JOE ROCKING THE AOR MAGIC!!!!
Avatar 10:56am Cecile:

Oh, dear God. I have heard this song 5 billion times. Come back Mason Williams, all is forgiven.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:56am SeanG:

hell yeah
Avatar 10:56am Rev. Turnip Druid:

To be fair, I had that Kansas single when I was a kid.
This Manfred Mann one as well.
After a good stout or potent Belgian Ale, I'll make further confessions (foreigner, boston, ram jam...)
Avatar 10:57am dc pat:

Oh man I AM BACK IN HIGH SCHOOL. PI!!!! MAKE HIM STOP!!!
  10:57am Dorothy:

We're not in Kansas anymore.
  10:57am frenchee:

actually, I rather enjoyed that hiss-pop timewarp. Thanks Joe! Happy day after St. JOSEPH'S day.
Avatar 10:57am dc pat:

but on a bright note, Joe is explaining exactly what drove me to punk rock.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:57am Andrew Waterloo:

@nickybones, I honestly didn't know it was Kansas either. Very familiar with the song though
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:57am tim from champaign:

Who played synths on this during the Hoof'n'Mouth? Whoever it was ruled this song.
Avatar 10:57am Cheri Pi:

Wrapped up, or revved up?
Avatar 10:57am Dave B:

For the record, Neil Degrasse Tyson slowed down sounds like he's stoned out of his mind....

www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:57am steve:

the squiggly minimoog transition in this song rules so hard
Avatar 10:58am Cheri Pi:

NO SHAME in Ram Jam.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:58am common:

gocart mozart. so good. thanks, bruce.
  10:58am blee:

Did someone change the dial on me mid listen?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:58am tim from champaign:

Totally Steve!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:58am common:

is it revved up like a deuce?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:58am Parq:

Tim, that was none other than Amanda N, sweetheart of the "Drummer Some" stream.
Avatar 10:58am Rev. Turnip Druid:

@DC PAT 10:57 -- exactly.
Avatar 10:58am Cheri Pi:

I'm heading to the circuit breaker, he's locked himself in his room daggnabbit
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:59am nickybones:

This is Q104MU.
Avatar 10:59am Cecile:

you are 1,000,000 right Cheri.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:59am tikk:

no doubt we're getting on the amtrak to Boston next?
Avatar 10:59am Jeff:

Bustin' out the Mann! Inspired by Amanda?

oh, yeah, you say that right there.

What I like is that she used this arrangement, but got the words right.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:59am SeanG:

yeah Amanda really rocked this one
Avatar 10:59am V Priceless:

you better have some Slade cued-up! : )
Avatar 10:59am βrian:

What, no Dust in the Wind?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:59am tim from champaign:

Wow, Parq! Amanda's the moogulatin' magician!
Avatar 11:00am Cheri Pi:

Wrapped up like a douche?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:00am Guido (Cologne):

Boston or Toto hehehe
Avatar 11:00am still b/p:

I've arrived late because I listened to a friend doing her community radio DJ gig for a bit, and that very friend asked me just a few days ago WHY I FOLD MY PIZZA! Whoa! Blinded by the alignments.
Avatar 11:00am Cecile:

The original is "cut loose like a deuce."
Avatar 11:00am Rev. Turnip Druid:

...and that whooshy sound at the end there reminded me that Billy Thorpe's "children of the sun" was also in the pile back then, egad..
Avatar 11:00am Cecile:

hahahaha
Avatar 11:01am dc pat:

and with that I have a meeting. Please continue to talk about wrapped up like a douche.
Avatar 11:02am Cecile:

catchy like a case of pinkeye.
Avatar 11:03am βrian:

Pine Knob, July 25, 1978. Kansas. Oy.
Avatar 11:05am Cecile:

And for murdering his wife and getting away with it.
  11:05am TIm in BK:

Excellent version of Mice and Men, made for TV I think.
Avatar 11:06am dale:

saw a version of mice and men with burgess meredith. weird seeing him young and shirtless as a brawler
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:06am YETI BOB:

Oh yeah, I remember our teachers showed us that TV movie of "Mice and Men" when I was in grade school! It was really great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:08am tim from champaign:

James Elroy wrote a skewering short piece on Robert Blake shortly after his trial.
Avatar 11:08am bibi:

yes, these brazilian youngsters sound interesting.
Avatar 11:11am Rev. Turnip Druid:

ASHAAAAA!
Avatar 11:13am βrian:

Speaking of food...
Avatar 11:14am Rev. Turnip Druid:

yep, I was on a pizza trip there for a minute, now having visions of a vindaloo & onion kulcha.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:15am common:

@rev. what is that? sounds fancy.
Avatar 11:19am still b/p:

I eat store-bought garlic naan, but haven't had onion kulcha in a sad stretch of forever because I almost never eat Indian food out any more. Life is hard and the way is long.

Speaking of budget tyrannies and timing, why, as I just learned, is Tinariwen coming back to town when I've taken a fresh vow of frugality? Why, why?
Avatar 11:19am earrie:

This is Zuid-Holland is great.
Avatar 11:19am Cheri Pi:

starving...
Avatar 11:20am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

Still think of John Malkovich as Lennie.
Avatar 11:20am Joe McG:

@earrie: It sort of reminds me of Gary Glitter!
Avatar 11:20am bibi:

solex remained silent for ages, isnt it ? good to have her back.
Avatar 11:22am earrie:

The honking horn and Dutch took me to the Nits' 'Cars and cars' in my ears.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:22am Chop Scott:

JOE! Ah, finally a break at work to catch the tail end of your show--Cheers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:23am Greg from Bloomfield:

FEELIN THIS.
Avatar 11:23am Joe McG:

@Chop Scott: Hail and hearty to you, my friend!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:26am Carmichael:

Good morning, Joey me boy and all the McGaskets out there in radioland.
Avatar 11:27am Joe McG:

'Mornin', Carm, you're just in time for Nordic fiddle music. As usual!
Avatar 11:29am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

"And the little people of Stonehenge, oh how the danced."
Sorry, just rewatched Spinal Tap after many years with commentary. Can't get it out of my head.
Avatar 11:29am βrian:

That's no dead squirrel. It's my carrion luggage.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:33am Carmichael:

Excellento, senor Joe! At least I missed the high school playlist. This Khen Deum better not be the Cambodian Kansas.
Avatar 11:33am still b/p:

That's an offal surprise.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:35am Mike East:

Finally finished filling out my swag form on the bus. I made some tough decisions this morning.
Avatar 11:38am Joe McG:

@Mike East: I can't decide, either! Lot of good ones this year!
  11:38am Sandy in Houston:

oooo I love nic jones.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:38am DCE:

poached, please
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:41am Mike East:

You didn't help, Joe...coming out with two great premiums!
Avatar 11:41am Rev. Turnip Druid:

@common 11:15 -- spicy curry + flatbread stuffed with onions and dreams and joy and dancing in the streets of my mind.... good great god there will be devastation, come lunchtime.
Avatar 11:42am Joe McG:

@ME: I'm a pain in the neck that way.
Avatar 11:42am glenn:

will stan rogers be next?
  11:43am Fox Watson:

Great guitar tune two songs back! ??
From the high mountains of North Carolina,
Fox
Avatar 11:43am Cheri Pi:

I left choley at home...whaaaaaa :(
Avatar 11:44am Joe McG:

@cheri: Good time choley?
Avatar 11:44am βrian:

How I do yearn for Malai Kofta Kashmiri. The zang of the cilantro. The rapture of the texture...
Avatar 11:47am dc pat:

oh man, seems I got back just in time for food talk. I think I'm going to Dama--Ethiopian place and it's lent right now so they have a bunch of fake meat!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:48am common:

@rev: man, i knew it was something good. i want!
Avatar 11:49am northguineahills:

How come I'm just now discovering Jimmy Driftwood.
Avatar 11:50am Rev. Turnip Druid:

not sure, it might be warm enough to tackle a food truck today. .. in which case, curry is assured.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:50am Carmichael:

Next up: Leslie West!
Avatar 11:51am dc pat:

food truck...hmm, bunch of new ones out front. 'cept I'd have to wade through all the tan pants to get something...
Avatar 11:51am Joe McG:

@Carm: Ha ha! Great idea!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52am tim from champaign:

I'm with Carmichael!
Avatar 11:52am Fox:

Mouthing Phimvilayphone ! Mac Daddy + with that cut 'floating Round the world with an infantile squirrel carcass'! Bad ass!
From NC
Avatar 11:54am Cecile:

you did what from a backdoor?!?!?!?!
Avatar 11:54am dale:

i just passed up anne murray's first album at the salvay. she does a decent version of tim hardin's 'reason to believe', but i need to stop impulse buying
Avatar 11:54am Rev. Turnip Druid:

HAHAA! The Tan-pants tribe!
  11:54am van:

Couple of nice tunes today, thanks Joe!
Avatar 11:55am βrian:

Tan pants? As in www.urbandictionary.com... ??
Avatar 11:55am Cecile:

she has a great pure voice. Her album with Glen Campbell is surprisingly great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55am Cory:

"I ate the crumb's from your backdoor" makes me giggle
Avatar 11:56am Cecile:

hahahahhaa, Cory, great (juvenile) minds think alike.
Avatar 11:56am dc pat:

no, just tan colored pants that everyone in VA wheres.
Avatar 11:57am Cecile:

one of the funniest bits on Hee Haw, "on the porch is my father with a shotgun..."
Avatar 11:57am Joe McG:

Thanks for listening and commenting, everyone! I hope you have a great week ahead!
Avatar 11:58am dc pat:

and now they where those "dock-sider" shoes with no socks, and a leash around their goofy sunglasses. Ok, I'll stop...
Avatar 11:58am Cecile:

you too, Joe!
  Swag For Life Member 11:59am 12539:

Thanks, Joe.
Avatar 11:59am dc pat:

goo bye everyone, must go hunt. Hanx Joe.
  11:59am Brendan:

Thanks Joe
Avatar 11:59am earrie:

Thanks to you, Joe.
Smooth sailing wishes to your new home.
Avatar 6:15pm Fox Watson:

Great guitar tune two songs back! ??
From the high mountains of North Carolina,
Fox
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