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Artist Title Album Label Year Comments Approx. start time
The Shadows  The Rise And Fall Of Flingel Bunt   Options Shadows Are Go!  Scamp  1964/1996  never knew how connected they were to Olivia Newton-John!  0:00:00 Pop‑up)  
We The People  My Brother, The Man   Options Too Much Noise  Sundazed  1966/2008  florida garage legends  0:02:27 Pop‑up)  
Roky Erickson And The Explosives  Wake Up To Rock And Roll   Options Halloween: Live 1979-1981  Steady Boy  1979/2007    0:05:13 Pop‑up)  
Wings  Spin It On   Options Back To The Egg  Capitol  1979/1989    0:08:10 Pop‑up)  
The Electric Mess  The Beast Is You   Options The Beast Is You  Soundflat  2018    0:11:09 Pop‑up)  
The Molting Vultures  The Trough   Options Crowd Surfing With the Molting Vultures  Off The Hip  2017    0:13:36 Pop‑up)  
 
The Knights Of The New Crusade  He Has Risen   Options My God Is Alive! Sorry About Yours!  Gabriel's Trumpet  2004    0:24:12 Pop‑up)  
Bobkat '65  I Don't Care   Options This Lonely Road  Get Hip  2017    0:26:32 Pop‑up)  
Suspect Parts  Change Your Mind   Options s/t  Oops Baby  2017    0:28:48 Pop‑up)  
Shannon & The Clams  I Leave Again   Options Onion  Easy Eye Sound  2018    0:31:30 Pop‑up)  
Phil Seymour  Baby It's You   Options Prince of Power Pop  Ace  1980/2017    0:34:54 Pop‑up)  
 
Olivia Newton-John  Till You Say You'll Be Mine   Options various - The Girls Scene  Decca  1966/1999  her first single  0:40:27 Pop‑up)  
Olivia Newton-John  Jolene   Options Come On Over  MCA  1976    0:42:34 Pop‑up)  
Bruce Welch  Please Mister Please   Options single  EMI UK  1975  Shadows co-founder. This is the original, with Olivia on backing vocals  0:46:09 Pop‑up)  
Juliana Hatfield  Have You Never Been Mellow   Options Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John  American Laundromat  2018  Juliana coming up here on the show at 1 pm!  0:48:54 Pop‑up)  
Juliana Hatfield  Totally Hot   Options Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John  American Laundromat  2018    0:52:31 Pop‑up)  
Olivia Newton-John  Magic   Options 7"  MCA  1980    0:56:43 Pop‑up)  
 
Talkin' Olivia Newton-John with Juliana Hatfield!  
Juliana Hatfield  interview   Options       new album out April 13!  1:04:39 Pop‑up)  
Juliana Hatfield  A Little More Love   Options Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John  American Laundromat  2018    1:15:42 Pop‑up)  
Juliana Hatfield  interview   Options         1:19:41 Pop‑up)  
Juliana Hatfield  Hopelessly Devoted to You   Options Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John  American Laundromat  2018    1:27:42 Pop‑up)  
Juliana Hatfield  interview   Options         1:30:14 Pop‑up)  
Juliana Hatfield  Physical   Options Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John  American Laundromat  2018    1:41:55 Pop‑up)  
Juliana Hatfield  You're Breaking My Heart   Options Pussycat  American Laundromat  2017    1:45:26 Pop‑up)  
Blake Babies  Walk a Thin Line   Options Epilogue EP  Ye Olde Records  2002  fleetwood mac cover  1:48:58 Pop‑up)  
Electric Light Orchestra  Xanadu   Options Flashback  Legacy  2000  re-recorded version for 3-CD best-of  1:52:16 Pop‑up)  
Olivia Newton-John  If Not For You   Options If Not For You  Uni  1971  Olivia's US breakthrough  1:55:42 Pop‑up)  
 
Yo La Tengo  For You Too   Options There's A Riot Going On  Matador  2018  on tour now! see youse in brooklyn friday night  2:06:24 Pop‑up)  
Real Estate  Stained Glass   Options In Mind  Domino  2017  coming to jersey city in june! white eagle hall  2:09:45 Pop‑up)  
Hurry  Every Little Thought   Options Every Little Thought  Lame-O  2018  playing live at the WFMU record fair april 28!  2:13:26 Pop‑up)  
Wreckless Eric  Wow & Flutter   Options Construction Time & Demolition  Southern Domestic Recordings  2018  playing at the WFMU record fair april 28!  2:18:35 Pop‑up)  
Guided by Voices  Liars' Box   Options Space Gun  Guided By Voices, Inc.  2018  coming to jersey city april 18 at white eagle hall!  2:22:37 Pop‑up)  
Long Neck  Hive Collapse   Options Will This Do?  Tiny Engines  2018    2:25:03 Pop‑up)  
 
The Fowls  The Yanks Are Back   Options 7"  Rotten Rat  1976    2:33:52 Pop‑up)  
Skip Stewart  Sweet Little Rock and Roller   Options various - The Jewel/Paula Rock Story  Airline  1965/2015    2:35:25 Pop‑up)  
The Warlocks  Beware   Options various - Back From the Grave 9  Crypt  1966/2014    2:36:59 Pop‑up)  
Los Huracanes  Aun   Options various - Algo Salvaje: Untamed Beat and Garage Nuggets from Spain Vol. 1  Munster  2014    2:40:15 Pop‑up)  
Jake La Botz  Feel No Pain   Options Sunnyside  Hi-Style  2017  on tour with jd mcpherson  2:42:23 Pop‑up)  
Barrence Whitfield & The Savages  Adorable   Options Soul Flowers Of Titan  Bloodshot  2018    2:45:34 Pop‑up)  
 
Sloan  Spin Our Wheels   Options 12    2018    2:51:37 Pop‑up)  
The Prefab Messiahs  Sometimes Sunnydaze   Options Psychsploitation ... Today  Lolipop!/Burger  2018    2:55:05 Pop‑up)  

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Yo Joe!
  Swag For Life Member 12:03pm tadpoles:

The Rise & Fall of Flingel Bunt... now there's a title!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04pm Carmichael:

Heya Joe and rekkid luvahs.
Avatar 12:04pm Hoboken Jack:

Snow Belock! Best part of Yankees game being postponed is I get to hear the show. Hi Greg and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:05pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Afternoon, Jack!
  12:05pm Bluesman:

Listening with one working ear today. Please play only MONO recordings. Your cooperation is appreciated.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi there, Jack. How are things in Snowboken today?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09pm Rob (Jerzcity):

hey yall
Avatar 12:10pm Joe B:

Greetings all, thanks for tuning in!
  12:11pm KP in DC:

Hello from here, Joe
  12:11pm Cooh John:

Starting the week with JoeB.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:12pm Tome:

yea !!! Happy long weekend , this is the monday afternoon I like always !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:12pm BronwynB:

hey joe and everyone!
Avatar 12:13pm Joe B:

Juliana Hatfield interview coming up at 1 pm
  12:14pm SeanG:

looking forward to the show Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:16pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Yo Rob & Bronwyn & Ken (and everyone else!)
  12:17pm Sissophonic Cheryl:

Hi Joe!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:18pm BronwynB:

hey greg :)
Avatar 12:25pm Cheri Pi:

Oh heya JB!
Avatar 12:26pm Hoboken Jack:

Hey Bronwyn! Hey Ken! Streets a little messy but not too bad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:30pm BronwynB:

hi jack :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:37pm joe:

'ello folks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:44pm joe:

I don't think I have ever heard this. I love that guitar back there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:46pm Julie:

This was the first version of Jolene I ever heard. One of many covers I heard Olivia do first. (Gimme Some Lovin' anybody?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:49pm joe:

I bet you I have heard a lot more ONJ then I am aware of. I would venture to guess that if you were to sit me down and play me a good selection of her singles I would many times go ...oh yeah that's Olivia Newton John I didn't know that. :)
Avatar 12:49pm Cheri Pi:

My mom raised us on ONJ
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:50pm Julie:

my first records were Olivia records, given to me by my sister who decided they were "too country" for her (If Not For You and Have You Never Been Mellow.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:50pm joe:

Oh I was always infatuated with her music as a very young child but I never ventured from what was the singles at that time (didn't know how to )
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:53pm Ken From Hyde Park:

For some reason, hearing "Have You Never Been Mellow" reminds me of high school times when I was nervous about finishing a term paper. Also, any Olivia Neutron-John coming up?
Avatar 12:53pm fred:

I'm a huge Juliana Hatfield fan, but know next to nothing about Olivia Newton-John. Basically only what I heard on Julie's show
  12:53pm Stuart Troutman:

enough with this ONJ crud....these records were bad enough to begin with....this isn't amusing.
  12:55pm SeanG:

this sounds great!
Avatar 12:55pm dale:

LOVE that onj gets the reassessment treatment. i'm sure most millenials have no clue who she is. as long as we don't hear 'let's get physical' i'm happy to hear her stuff again.
Avatar 12:55pm Joe B:

Fred, Julie is the expert! I am a ONJ poser, I only know the hits
Avatar 12:56pm dale:

julie - slide guitar on 'if not for you' is great.
Avatar 12:57pm Joe B:

agree Dale - her version is based on the George Harrison one hence the slide
Avatar 12:57pm dale:

....but olivia was 'country' the same way marie osmond was - not very.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:57pm Julie:

Stuart's reaction is what I brace for when I play Livvy but luckily folks are used to by now (from me anyway!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:57pm joe:

Oliva Newton John poser. That's great. Somebody make Joe a shirt that says that "I'm an Olivia Newton John poser"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:57pm Julie:

@JoeB Hadn't ever heard the Bruce Welch before though, so nice job digging!
Avatar 12:58pm Joe B:

wow, a ONJ angle you hadn't covered!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:58pm Julie:

@dale and it didn't make sense considering she was a big Rondstadt fan who kinda veered that direction too. Maybe she was embarrassed, it wasn't cool to like Olivia.
Avatar 12:59pm Joe B:

Julie, that's the same misguided school of thought I grew up with like 'the monkees suck because they don't write their own songs bla blah blah' . easy to ignore!
Avatar 12:59pm dale:

we had the 45 of 'paper roses' on the console.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:59pm joe:

The effects of country on music in the 70's could probably make for some great stories once one started digging I'm sure it was a very intresting time for that.
  1:00pm Stuart Troutman:

there IS no 'cool' at work here....bad music is simply bad
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:01pm Julie:

and then there were the folks who were appalled at this English/Aussie gal trying to sing country.
  1:02pm complainy:

I Love this fucking song. MAGIC !
Avatar 1:02pm dale:

keith urban has spent more on hair care products than olivia ever did
Avatar 1:03pm fred:

@Julie: Fred Von Helsing would usually call her Olivia Neutron Bomb when you played her
Avatar 1:04pm dale:

now i wanna hear john denver with olivia on backup - fly away.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:04pm Julie:

and then of course Olivia and Cliff go back to the mid 60s.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:05pm Julie:

$500 plus on discogs for that single! I don't have it either!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:05pm joe:

I jsut got multiple copies of the Magic single when I was gifted with the remains an old DJ's 45 collection
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:05pm Julie:

oooh joe, nice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:07pm joe:

Yeah Julie let me see what I have and I'll reach out to you. I don't need to keep multiple copies.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:09pm Julie:

By the way, American Laundromat got all the Juliana goodies out early, mine came last week!
Avatar 1:12pm fred:

Juliana Hatfield also did a great Neil Young cover (only love can break your heart)
Avatar 1:12pm Joe B:

damn that was the song i was trying to think of! not after the gold rush. d-oh!
Avatar 1:14pm glenn:

there is a band called olivia neutron bomb. they're from trawna.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:16pm Julie:

there is also the japanese group Olivia New Ton John that does a great version of Cherry Bomb
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:17pm Julie:

This is a favorite of mine too (and a karaoke go-to)
Avatar 1:17pm fred:

I'm so happy to learn that Juliana Hatfield knows about WFMU
  1:17pm SeanG:

Juliana playing in Somerville this Friday!
Avatar 1:18pm Joe B:

have you performed it at sid golds'?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:18pm Julie:

@sean I think it is her ONLY Olivia show
  1:18pm SeanG:

WOW! still tickets left too
Avatar 1:19pm Joe B:

i'd be road tripping if yo la tengo wasn't playign that same night in brooklyn
  1:19pm Peter in tappan:

This is wonderful
Avatar 1:19pm saintMichael:

this is great. I'm now a fan of Juliana H
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:19pm Julie:

@JoeB No! All they have there is Physical, Magic and Xanadu. Sometimes I can talk the pianist into playing Hopelessly Devoted though.
  1:20pm FletcherNYC:

Is that a Mellotron?
Avatar 1:20pm Paul D:

Happy Monday!
Avatar 1:20pm fred:

I like the video for this song: www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:21pm Julie:

She really nailed that one.
Avatar 1:21pm Joe B:

Fletcher, i ask her later - it's a different keyboard but it has a mellotron setting she used
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:22pm Julie:

the commercial is wonderful www.youtube.com...
Avatar 1:23pm dale:

does juliana sing 'sam?'
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:24pm Julie:

Sam is on don't stop, it was a HUGE hit. She also put out two records that year, 1976, which was kind of overkill.
Avatar 1:25pm Joe B:

sam is not on the album
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:28pm The Oscar:

Afternoon all! I've said this around here before, but Juliana used to come into the record store I worked at in Cambridge to sell vinyl. I still have her old Charles Manson record.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:29pm Michael 98145:

This is fun. My interests never included ONJ. So, thanks, Joe B and JH. ♬
Avatar 1:29pm Joe B:

wish she was on live now, I'd ask her about which records she got rid of there!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:30pm Julie:

She needs to come to Monty Hall and play Olivia songs.
Avatar 1:31pm James in ATL:

Terrific show. Really enjoying the interview. Thanks Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:31pm The Oscar:

Some really great stuff, actually-- a lot of rare '90s vinyl. And a bunch of Lemonheads, which we all found somewhat amusing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:33pm Julie:

the Barry Gibb duet, the John Denver duet
Avatar 1:33pm dale:

here's a beautiful czech version of please mr. please

www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:34pm The Oscar:

Also everything I've heard from this record is really great. I may need to pick it up.
Avatar 1:36pm fred:

American Laundromat site: www.alr-music.com...
Avatar 1:37pm dale:

oh man, the video for this french version of please mr please is priceless.

www.youtube.com...
Avatar 1:38pm fred:

A new Juliana Hatfield record in the works? That's wonderful
Avatar 1:39pm dale:

spanish version of pmp is good too.

www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42pm Julie:

there's also great Juliana vinyl re-releases on gorgeous vinyl from American Laundromat
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:43pm Julie:

Thanks, Joe, that was wonderful! (and thanks to Juliana as well, and Olivia for always)
Avatar 1:43pm fred:

@Julie: Yeah, the Hey Babe re-release
Avatar 1:43pm northguineahills:

Thanks Joe and Juliana, that was an awesome treat!
Avatar 1:44pm northguineahills:

I hadn't heard of American Laundromat Recs until Julie informed us about record a few weeks back.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:44pm Michael 98145:

body talk! static1.squarespace.com...
Avatar 1:46pm Hoboken Jack:

I enjoyed that interview a lot, thank you, Joe!
Avatar 1:46pm northguineahills:

(one of these years I'll master English as my first language [no wonder I suck at my other languages])
Avatar 1:46pm fred:

@NGH: looks like a small outfit, I got a personal note when I ordered Pussicat from them
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:47pm Michael 98145:

@dale, that FR video is fou!
Avatar 1:47pm dale:

spanish version of pmp is good too.

www.youtube.com...
Avatar 1:48pm dale:

michael - yes, they pulled out all stops on the video effects
Avatar 1:49pm fred:

I got a chance to meet her during the Minor Alps tour. Disaster
Avatar 1:50pm Joe B:

what happened Fred?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:51pm joe:

great job Joe
Avatar 1:51pm fred:

@Joe: nothing. I'm very shy, so I just froze
Avatar 1:53pm northguineahills:

Blake Babies, covering Fleetwood? Yes, please!
Avatar 1:53pm Joe B:

oh, well at least nothing bad happened! better than my usual move of saying something stupid!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54pm Julie:

Nerdy kid I was, I didn't know ELO until Xanadu came out. I think I spent years ignoring everything on Side B except Xanadu. Now I know how great all their songs for that movie were.
Avatar 1:55pm Joe B:

Julie, do you know the story of this song? I wonder if they intended this version to be used, or if it was a demo they made for her to have as a guide?
Avatar 1:55pm fred:

I guess it could have been worse, but her music has meant so much to me, I wish I could have told her that at least
  1:55pm GH:

Ah, I'd recognize that crappy Jeff Lynne-produced '80s drum sound anywhere ...
Avatar 1:56pm Joe B:

the jeff lynne vocal almost sounds later. wonder if it is a re recording after the fact
Avatar 1:56pm Joe B:

hopefully you'll get another shot fred!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:57pm doctorjazz:

Great Dylan cover!
Avatar 1:59pm fred:

I hope I'll get to see her live again, that's the main thing
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:00pm Julie:

Nope, sorry, don't know the story behind the demo. If Not For You is such a strange song. A Dylan composition. A lot of her covers released on the early UK albums didn't make it on to the American releases. What is Life, Bread's If. When I found those as a teen in England it was the best moment ever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:01pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hoping that Olivia Newton-John will be free of cancer. Would like to have her around a while longer.
Avatar 2:01pm dale:

she did what is life? TO THE YOUTUBE!!
  2:04pm Dungaroos Kipawah:

Hey, who knew? I kinda like ONJ?!
  2:05pm Dave in Vermont on the phone:

Going to see YLT tonight!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:05pm Michael 98145:

Art ! www.etsy.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:05pm queems:

brooklyn steel has no chairs
Avatar 2:05pm Hoboken Jack:

Jeff Lynne redid "Xanadu" for an ELO box set in 2000.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:06pm joe:

10 & 11th in Chapel Hill NC
Avatar 2:07pm Joe B:

ah thanks jack. i knew it sounded relatively recent
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:08pm Mike Sin:

I enjoyed that Julianna Hatfield/Olivia Newton John sement. And even more geek info -- Extending the Harrison/Newton-John connection... I think her single after "If Not For You" was a cover of Harrison's "What is Life"... which did chart.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:12pm Mike Steele:

Yeeahh!! Joe Belock!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:14pm Julie:

@MikeSin Did it chart in the US? It wasn't on any of her US albums though it looks like the single did come out in the US in 72. It was on the Olivia album in the UK and internationally, which has the same cover as the If Not For You album but includes a lot more songs.
  2:16pm SeanG:

sounding great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:21pm Mike Sin:

@Juli -- will check later, but I know my LP contains both What is Life and Behind that Locked Door, and it could very well be the West German import or something like that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:23pm Julie:

@MikeS looks like it made #34, but it wasn't on the American albums.
Avatar 2:25pm thedunkel:

!GBV!
Avatar 2:28pm fred:

It's so great to hear this show. I usually can't because I'm at work, but this is a holiday over here in France
  2:30pm Andy the painter:

i recently had a dream in which i was recruited against my will to be the drummer for guided by voices, because no one else was willing to work with robert pollard anymore. (i’m not a drummer, and i was somehow unable to make sounds in the dream)
the gig was in a church basement, and bob was much older, overweight, and lying on a table, very drunk.
the gig did not go well.
Avatar 2:31pm thedunkel:

be at Healy's Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:32pm Julie:

wow the record fair is so soon
Avatar 2:33pm northguineahills:

Thanks Joe for the Juliana interview, I'm off to lunch!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:35pm Michael 98145:

Long Neck site : longnecklass.bandcamp.com...
Avatar 2:36pm Henry:

sparky lyles!
  2:36pm flashbazbo:

Why does this yankees monologue have a boston accent?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:38pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Willie Tyler and Lester!
  2:38pm Dungaroos Kipawah:

"Ed Figueroa & all the other Yank greats . . ."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:39pm dave wuz here:

billy martin- ain't heard that name in a minute
  2:40pm Dungaroos Kipawah:

Why do I get the feeling the Fowls are about to break into DeNiro's baseball speech from THE UNTOUCHABLES? "Tradition . . . enthusiasm . . ."
Avatar 2:41pm Joe B:

he could barely spit tradition out of his mouth. those darn big words ...
  2:46pm SeanG:

good stuff
  2:48pm Dungaroos Kipawah:

It's chradisshin, Yank chradisshin!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:52pm Michael 98145:

thanks again, Joe B ★
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm Bill in W.O.:

Fun show today, Joe. Thanks.
Avatar 3:00pm fred:

Thanks Joe
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