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January 24, 2020 Options
We will listen forever, David Olney
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Artist Selection / Approx. start time Album    (Label / Recording date)
Theme Music:
Sarah Webster Fabio 
Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues   Options Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues
(Folkways 1976)
ECD  In Tempo   Options Major Force: The Original Art-Form
(Mo' Wax 1990)

Kori Moraba  O Rata Mang 0:06:25 Pop‑up)   Options Sotho Reggae
(RPM 1977)
The Mebusas  Grooving Out on Life 0:08:33 Pop‑up)   Options Blood Brothers
(Afrodisia 1973)
Seke Molenga & Kalo Kawangolo  Bad Food 0:12:18 Pop‑up)   Options Seke Molenga & Kalo Kawangolo
(Sonafric 1973)
Mpese Mpese International Band of Ghana led by Wuta Fii  Nti Meedofo Kai Mi Nni 0:16:09 Pop‑up)   Options Praise the Lord
(Rogers All Stars 1987)
Christy  Time Waits for No One 0:22:10 Pop‑up)   Options Time Waits for No One
(Blackspot 1978)
Mushapata  Mudongo Wangu 0:25:12 Pop‑up)   Options Saba-Saba Fighting
(Akuphone ca. 1980)

Talkover Music:
Richard Bone 
Amorita Drive 0:29:19 Pop‑up)   Options Coxa
(QuirkWorks Labratory 1999)

Choir of Guria Province  Tsamokruli 0:38:39 Pop‑up)   Options Drinking Horns & Gramophones:
The First Recordings in the Georgian Republic, 1902-1914
(Traditional Crossroads 1909)
Gelugpa Monks  Phyag Chal-Ba - Prostration Ceremony 0:41:04 Pop‑up)   Options Musique Rituelle Tibetaine
(Ocora 1969)
Moody Bible Sacred Harp Singers  In That Morning 0:44:07 Pop‑up)   Options b/w Liberty
(Paramount 1929)
Efe Pygmies  Honey Gathering Song 0:47:19 Pop‑up)   Options Chants De L'Orée De La Forêt:
Polyphonies Des Pygmées Efe
(Fonti Musicali 1987)
The Missionary Quintet  Dry Bones (Ezekiel Saw the Wheel) 0:51:22 Pop‑up)   Options Gospel Songs
(Folkways 1953)
Moondog  The Message 0:54:22 Pop‑up)   Options Elpmas
(Kopf 1991)
Unifentified  Haka of Wairangi: Maori Song with Chorus 0:55:18 Pop‑up)   Options Primitive Music of the World
(Folkways 1962)
Tenores de Oniferi  Sa Supposta Partenzia 0:56:19 Pop‑up)   Options Polyphonic Singing from Sardinia
(Music of the World 1999)

Talkover Music:
Cults Percussion Ensemble 
Dream Angus 1:03:17 Pop‑up)   Options Cults Percussion Ensemble
(Highland Recording Studio/Trunk 1979)

North George Four  Wandering Child Come Home 1:10:01 Pop‑up)   Options b/w I Can I Do I Will
(Paramount 1928)
Steeleye Span  Gaudete 1:12:47 Pop‑up)   Options Below the Salt
(Chrysalis 1972)
Salomon Linda's Original Evening Birds  Mbube 1:15:08 Pop‑up)   Options b/w Ngi Hambile
(Gallotone 1939)
Unidentified Bunun people  Hunting Song 1:17:52 Pop‑up)   Options Vocal Polyphonies of Taiwan Aboriginies
(Inedit 1989)
The Cosmic Rays w/Sun Ra  Daddy's Gonna Tell You No Lie 1:21:57 Pop‑up)   Options b/w Nu Sounds: A Foggy Day
(Saturn 1955)
Black Lodge Singers  Crow Hop 1:23:29 Pop‑up)   Options Enter the Circle (Live at Coeur d'Alene)
(Canyon 1997)
Unifentified  Ketjak 1:26:03 Pop‑up)   Options Bali: Paradis des Iles de la Sonde
(Disques Alvarès )
Lyaman  Innal-Imama Shadhuliyya 1:30:34 Pop‑up)   Options Abyati 19
(Buda Musique 2019)

Talkover Music:
Cults Percussion Ensemble 
Two Jubilee Pieces 1:35:29 Pop‑up)   Options Cults Percussion Ensemble
(Highland Recording Studio/Trunk 1979)

Leszek Żądło Quartett  Some Body 1:42:46 Pop‑up)   Options Thoughts
(Ego 1976)
Thelonious Monk  Think of One 1:55:23 Pop‑up)   Options Criss-Cross
(Columbia 1963)
Francis Coppieters  Funky Chimes 2:01:24 Pop‑up)   Options Piano Viberations
(KPM 1975)
Timmy Thomas  Why Can't We Live Together 2:04:40 Pop‑up)   Options b/w Funky Me
(Glades 1972)
Townes Van Zandt  Illegal Cargo 2:13:08 Pop‑up)   Options Live at the Cat's Craddle
(Chapel Hill, NC 1977)
Michael Hurley  The Tea Song 2:16:43 Pop‑up)   Options Back Home with Drifting Woods
(Mississippi 1964)
Roxy Gordon  I Used to Know an Assiniboine Girl 2:21:59 Pop‑up)   Options Crazy Horse Never Died
(Wowapi 1988)
Charlie Brown (Charles Artman)  The Ballad of Earl Durand 2:25:36 Pop‑up)   Options Teton Tea Party
(Folkways 1966)
Jack Wilcox Sowards  Running with the Wolves 2:32:55 Pop‑up)   Options A Marriage of Clocks and Highways
(Jack Wilcox Sowards 1977)
William C. Beeley  Galivanter 2:36:31 Pop‑up)   Options Gallivantin'
(North Star/Tompkins Square 1971)
Charlie Parr  Mastodon 2:38:47 Pop‑up)   Options When the Devil Goes Blind
(Nero's Neptune 2010)
Tom House  Something in Her Eyes 2:42:07 Pop‑up)   Options Long Time Home From Here
( 2003)
Blaze Foley  Clay Pigeons 2:45:30 Pop‑up)   Options Live at the Austin Outhouse
(Lost Art 1988)
Adam Carroll  Oklahoma Gypsy Shuffler 2:49:31 Pop‑up)   Options Old Town Rock 'N' Roll
(Adam Carroll 2008)
Steve Earle & the Del McCoury Band  Pilgrim 2:54:03 Pop‑up)   Options The Mountain
(E Squared 1999)
David Olney  Snowin' on Raton 2:59:25 Pop‑up)   Options Through a Glass Darkly
(Philo 1999)

Closing Theme:
John Lee Hooker 
Stand By 3:03:53 Pop‑up)   Options I Feel Good
(Jewel 1971)

Listener comments!

Avatar 9:04am Brian in UK:

Hello Boss.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05am Guido from Cologne:

Hi Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07am Webhamster Henry:

Hello Squirrel Hill!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08am Doug Schulkind:

Good day, Brian in UK! Welcome aboard, Guido from Cologne! Nice to see ya, Webhamster Henry!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08am Phillippe Bastille:

Howdy from chilly Annapolis!
  9:08am Listener Gregory:

Am I awake?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am Doug Schulkind:

Chilly Phillippe! Groggy Gregory!
Avatar 9:11am Gina Bacon:

Morning, Drummerpeople!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12am Doug Schulkind:

Good morning to you, DrummerGina!
  9:13am Listener Gregory:

Pinching my arm shows I am NOT awake, but I can still hear the show, so carry on.
Avatar 9:13am Gina Bacon:

Aw. There he is. Thank you for remembering Dave.
Avatar 9:15am Sem:

Greets from the spring-like shores of the mighty mighty Bay of Fundy. Hello, Doug, all, and those I've forgotten.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:18am Doug Schulkind:

Greetings, Sem! How high's the tide today? 25 feet? 30 feet?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23am Doug Schulkind:

Nigerian pop superstar Christy Essien!
Avatar 9:23am Sem:

Mean tidal range here is 29 feet or 348 inches. A 4% increase would be an extra foot of tide, and then some. There goes my putting green.
Avatar 9:24am / thedunkel /:

good morning Mr. Drummer! GM all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24am Doug Schulkind:

Christy Essien-Igbokwe, also the first female president of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am Doug Schulkind:

Howdy, thedunkel!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am melinda:

hi friends
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am Webhamster Henry:

This is my sing-along music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26am Doug Schulkind:

@Sem
We vacationed at Cobscook Bay about 10 years ago. The tides were breathtaking.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28am Doug Schulkind:

Yay, melinda's here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28am Doug Schulkind:

I'm turning the music down and your microphone up, Webhamster Henry.
Avatar 9:30am Sem:

Had the pleasure of a year's high tide in the Stewiacke River here. Out to the mouth of the river at low tide and then rode the incoming tide (there about forty feet), until we were Zodiac-ing into standing waves 6 feet high. Exhilarating. And yes, survival suits were mandatory.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:34am dutchtheo:

Happy friday, drummers. I saw David Olney in the early 90's together with Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt, Alex Chilton. Really great concert.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:35am doctorjazz:

Hi, Drummers!
Avatar 9:36am Sem:

@dutrchtheo: quite a bill, where was that?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:38am dutchtheo:

Yes, Sem, what a bill, in Utrecht Netherlands that was
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:39am Webhamster Henry:

MORE singalong I guess.
When is the stream going to do a Karaoke show? Just post the lyrics in the playlist before the vocal-extracted track gets played.
  9:43am Dave in St Albans UK:

Hi Doug. Listening to your show is like travel. A new discovery at every corner. A great journey so far. Thanks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44am Doug Schulkind:

Hello hello hello, dutchtheo! doctorjazz! Dave in St Albans UK!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51am WR:

Yes honey. I'm awake now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52am Doug Schulkind:

@Dave in St Albans UK
The only shots you need when you travel with me involve whiskey or bourbon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52am Uncle Michael:

Howdy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52am Webhamster Henry:

Ezekiel Saw the Wheel, indeed!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:53am Doug Schulkind:

Like a glass of sunshine for your ears, eh, WR?

Speaking of sunshine, HELLO UNCLE MICHAEL!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:53am melinda:

I like this set
Avatar 9:53am sinner:

Drummer bone connected to the some bone....
Avatar 9:53am Gina Bacon:

This is amazing.
  9:54am davefromtoronto:

i thought that was slim and slam for a second!
  9:55am Listener Gregory:

Interesting set.
Avatar 9:57am still b/p:

Georgia tale:
A teenager I know was telling the class about Georgia, adjacent to Russia, where his father had gone for some work. Lad's public school teacher emphatically corrects him, tells him he's mistaken, there is no such Georgia in that part of the world. And she won't budge. Until boy's father contacts her, from Georgia, to lay the necessary correction on her, and perhaps tweak her awareness. This was in recent years, not long, long ago.
Avatar 9:57am Brian in UK:

Polyphonics?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57am Webhamster Henry:

I figgered the Tenores would show up.
  9:59am Mark R.:

Truly amazing set, and living proof that the greatest instrument ever invented was the human voice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00am Doug Schulkind:

welcome aboard, davefromtoronto! still b/p! Mark R!
Avatar 10:00am Brian in UK:

Finished painting for the day, now a dog walk. Just got to find a dog.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00am Doug Schulkind:

Another set to come. I couldn't edit myself as I gathered this stuff.
Avatar 10:01am Brian in UK:

Been drifting towards polyphony in recent years. Sounds like a South Sea island. Where the fruits are sweet and so are the .....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02am Doug Schulkind:

Painting and panting, then, Brian in UK?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03am WR:

Dave in St Albans, did you get your passport stamped on all those a capella ports?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:05am melinda:

@b/p that's depressing
  10:05am Listener Gregory:

@still b/p, A rendition of "Back in the USSR" should have been sufficient to remind the teacher.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:06am Artie:

Did that classroom have no maps?
  10:06am Dave in St Albans UK:

@WR Need a new passport!:-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:06am Hugo:

Reggae is also big in Malawi as I found out while I was there. Brought back about half a dozen cassettes.
Avatar 10:07am Martinibomb:

Greetings Mr. Schulkind!
Avatar 10:08am still b/p:

It is depressing.. And a lesson about certainties and self-check-ins. And a puzzler. How shut off from general news awareness would you have to be....?
A nun insisted to me I was wrong when I reported seeing small palm trees in Ireland. I was just wrong. Not the same, exactly, but similar stern certainty.

Dream Angus.....not Surrey...?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08am WR:

Doug, your music bed music today is exquisite. Great choices.
Avatar 10:08am Brian in UK:

Hello Hugo, is the sun shining in Bergen?
Avatar 10:10am still b/p:

..and I put a question mark on the Surrey inquiry, being caaaaaareful about certainties.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:10am Hugo:

Hello Brian, rainy today as usual. We had a spot of sunshine a couple of days back, but, alas, not to last.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12am Doug Schulkind:

Hugo! Hugo! Hugo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12am Doug Schulkind:

Hiya, Artie! Howdy, Martinibomb!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:13am Doug Schulkind:

As I've said, most of the voices in these two sets have been male. The presence of the magnificent Maddy Prior here, notwithstanding.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:14am Doug Schulkind:

This was the closest I could come to Gregorian chant in my record collection.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:15am Webhamster Henry:

Steeleye Spring Reverb it sounds like to me.
  10:15am Alex In Illinois:

Maori has 2 syllables, not 3. Wikipedia has the correct pronunciation.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:16am Webhamster Henry:

Joseph Spence is needed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17am WR:

Doug, that is a lazy statement, or you are joshing us, you know you could have hours of Gregorian chant to select from if you wanted.
  10:17am davefromtoronto:

lion sleeps tonite!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17am doctorjazz:

Take that, Disney!
  10:18am bigplanetnoise:

Good morning, DrummerLions!!
  10:18am Listener Gregory:

Is someone asking me to chant? I am happy to do so.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:18am Doug Schulkind:

@WR
I remember my parents having a recording of Gregorian chants in their small record library. I must have neglected to pilfer it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19am Doug Schulkind:

@Alex in Illinois
Thank you for the correction. I exist to be corrected.
Avatar 10:20am Gina Bacon:

bigplanetnoise!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:21am Doug Schulkind:

@davefromtoronto
That song was the original recording that eventually was released as the hit "Wimoweh" or "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" by The Weavers. It's author, Solomon Ntsele never saw a penny.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:21am Doug Schulkind:

Good morning, bigplanetcoffee!
  10:22am Listener Gregory:

Just to clarify, I am named after Pope Gregory the Great (who wrote the gregorian chants), and not one of the lesser ones. Not that it makes any difference! Ha ha, of course not.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:23am Doug Schulkind:

Not Lesser Gregory!
Avatar 10:23am northguineahills:

morning!, it took 4 mins for my pop-up to start, so I missed Taiwanese aboriginal vocal chants, but, Sun Ra!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:25am Hugo:

Check out Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares. Utterly fascinating! Videos on Youtube. A collection of Gregorian chants is a must, too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:25am WR:

Wow. Always bumping into another corner of the Sun Ra universe that haven't heard before.
Avatar 10:25am northguineahills:

are we vocal frying this set, is Dan Bodah in the studio?
  10:26am Listener Gregory:

My local NPR station played Space is the Place as a bit of filler music this morning, after an astronomy story.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:26am Doug Schulkind:

RIght you are, Hugo! Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares was really one of the early groups to make headway in the "world music" market in the States.


Glad you're here, northguineahills!
  10:27am Dave in St Albans UK:

"Remastered: The Lion's Share" on Netflix tells the story of how his royalties got "lost"in the system!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:27am Webhamster Henry:

Pass the Kecak please.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28am Doug Schulkind:

@northguineahills
Little known fact: Dan Bodah and I both did radio on WOBC at Oberlin College. Dan followed me by a decade or more.
Avatar 10:29am still b/p:

Never would've been able to identify region or world zone of origin for Taiwan voices. Some vocal sounds/traditions become generally identifiable. Never heard that before, but it had interesting similarities to at least a FEW other native vocal music styles from far-flung locales.
  10:30am Listener Gregory:

"Unifentified" is a nice change on a clichéd group name.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:31am Doug Schulkind:

@still b/p
The cellist David Darling made an absolutely stunning recording with the Bunun people in the mountains of Taiwan.
  10:31am Dave in St Albans UK:

I saw Le Mysteree des Voix Bulgaresa few times live in London. Amazing experience.Kate Bush was promoting them at the time. In fact Kate Bush sat a couple of rows in front of me which distracted me a bit ;-)
Avatar 10:34am northguineahills:

The earlier Black Lodge Singers are probably not the singers from the Twin Peaks Black Lodge....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:34am Maggie B.:

@Listener Gregory - St. Gregory the Great was also the patron saint of musicians and singers. I learned a couple of new things today!
  10:35am Listener Gregory:

@Maggie B, many depictions of Gregory the Great show him writing the music for chants while angels whisper the notes in his ears. I don't know what their royalty arrangement was, though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:36am Funky16Corners:

Greetings all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:37am Hugo:

In the more experimental vein, I have this one which goes on for a couple of hours:

www.discogs.com...
Avatar 10:43am still b/p:

Angel royalties: the accountants keep telling them, "Don't worry, it's all stored in the cloud." Heyyyyyy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:45am Ken From Hyde Park:

Good morning, folks. Any injuries from falling iguanas today, ngh?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:46am Doug Schulkind:

@Hugo
Recorded at the Kitchen. Why am I not surprised?!

G'morning, Ken From Hyde Park!
Avatar 10:46am northguineahills:

@Ken:We don't have iguanas this far north....(they pretty much stop north of Lake Okeechobee)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:46am Doug Schulkind:

Oooh, I almost missed ya, Maggie B! How you B, Maggie?!
Avatar 10:47am sinner:

The jazz sets ALWAYS come at the perfect time (for me).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:48am Doug Schulkind:

Ah, sinner! Think I forgot to tip my cap to you, Sir. Tipping my sonic cap now.
  10:48am bigplanetnoise:

I could easily listen to this all day...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:49am Stanley:

Better late than latte
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:50am Doug Schulkind:

To my ears, Leszek Żądło has been listening to a lot of Archie Shepp. Maybe listening all day.

Stanley! I'll have a Stanley Grande, with extra froth!
Avatar 10:50am northguineahills:

Although in reality. Gregory just put together an ecumenical commission of cardinals to help standardize Roman Catholic worship services, including the chants and other music included in worship.
Avatar 10:50am Sem:

Better latte than laity.

Hello, Stanley.
Avatar 10:51am northguineahills:

(and even the cardinals hired scholastic monks to help w/ all of the above).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:52am Doug Schulkind:

This quartett:
Leszek Żądło is Polish. Pianist Joe Haider and drummer Joe Nay are German. The bass player, Isla Eckinger, is Swiss.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:52am Stanley:

Reverend Sem!
Hello to you, sir.
Avatar 10:52am still b/p:

Murder of crows, commission of cardinals, Flock of Seagulls...
  10:53am bigplanetnoise:

What year is this?
  10:53am bigplanetnoise:

I mean “this,” not this.
Avatar 10:53am coelacanth∅:

good morning Doug and all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:54am Ken From Hyde Park:

A ______ of drummers?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:54am Doug Schulkind:

@bigplanetnoise
Sprit of '76, baby.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:54am Doug Schulkind:

Good coelacanth∅!
Avatar 10:55am coelacanth∅:

this piece has some body
Avatar 10:55am still b/p:

The coelacanth has a great honor today. Referenced in Mark Trail.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:55am doctorjazz:

My "Thoughts" on this is that Leszek Zadlo (? Correct) is a player worth getting familiar worth...
Avatar 10:56am Sem:

I think the word you seek, KfHP, is "paradiddle."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:56am Funky16Corners:

Ahhhhhhh..The onliest Monk...
  10:57am Listener Gregory:

Charlie Rouse!
Avatar 10:58am coelacanth∅:

a mess o drummers
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:59am Doug Schulkind:

A PEART of drummers.
Avatar 10:59am coelacanth∅:

s b/p really? -and i'm glad mark trail still exists!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:00am Funky16Corners:

A TRAP of drummers? MATCHED GRIP?
Avatar 11:01am still b/p:

Since an authorship and artist change, Mark Trail ain't the same fascinating strange time-stuck thing it used to be. The silliness is more just plain silly now. A shame.

A KIT of drummers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:03am Funky16Corners:

This is cool (in every sense)
  11:05am Dean:

A corps of drummers

Anybody know why there aren't more renowned sax, clarinet, oboe, and bassoon players who attended Reed College?
Avatar 11:06am coelacanth∅:

that's such a beautiful bit of David Olney -that Loving smirk!

rest in peace.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:06am Hugo:

Yoshi Wada did not ony compose pure vocal pieces, but also this one with earth horns:

www.discogs.com...

I found one at the Tibetan refugee camp in Kathmandu, Nepal, and for many years it has been hanging from the ceiling in our living room. I couldn't get a sound out of it until I brought over someone who has played in brass bands. Our neighbour wondered what was going on!
  11:10am Gina B:

Yay! Thanks, Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:10am Rich in Washington:

DOUG!
  11:12am Gina B:

Nashville is reeling this week. Mourning, celebrating. It’s like the earth shook.
Avatar 11:14am northguineahills:

@Doug: year of my birth, I'm a bicentennial baby...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:15am Doug Schulkind:

David Olney appear on Gina Bacon's previous radio show on WXNA in Nashville: www.mixcloud.com...

I regret so deeply not getting to hear the unforgettable show Olney would have done with Gina on Someday Matinee.
  11:17am Gina B:

Thanks, Doug. I was honored to know him.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:17am Doug Schulkind:

Lyrics to "Illegal Cargo"

In the cool early hours before dawn, in one hour I must be gone
The airplane is waiting all loaded with Illegal Cargo
And I’ll count the minutes until I return here tomorrow
Keep a light burning for a heart that is yearning for the peace that you alone can bring.

Open your eyes Jacinta it’s time we were waking
I promise that this is the last run that I will be making
When the landing is made and the payoff is paid
We can begin our new life.

Now, my father he tilled the soil, and all of his days spent in toil
When we laid him away I vowed I would not die a poor man
I got a Gringo named Hartley to teach me to fly his airplane
Together we smuggled Illegal Cargo ‘cross the border to the U.S. of A.

Hartley’s in jail leaving his airplane behind
Now I alone fly through the mountains where their radar is blind
Then I touch down in a West Texas town
And the final connection is made.

Some fly for the danger that is there, some fly ‘cause they just do not care

I fly for the dollars the rich Yankee Gringos will pay me
To start a new life with my young wife, Jacinta beside me
If the law must be broken it’s the way I have chosen its’ simply a risk I must take
You call me a fool, you call me a smuggler and worse
Call me what you will as long as you open your purse
For the sweet smelling weed you all seem to need
Or the cocaine if you can afford it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:18am chresti:

Morning some drummers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:18am Doug Schulkind:

So so many wonderful people are honored to know and hang out with you, Gina.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:18am Doug Schulkind:

Howdy, chresti!
Avatar 11:22am Brian in UK:

Sounds like Townes is teling a similar story to Woody's Plane Crash at Los Gatos.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:24am Uncle Michael:

I'm tanned, rested, and ready. Join me for Hinky Dinky Time at the top of the hour, won't you?

wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:24am Doug Schulkind:

Roxy Gordon was a good pal of Townes'. I have to think that Olney and Gordon crossed paths, too.
Avatar 11:24am Brian in UK:

Doug, something inevitable about this track of Roxy's. Managed to get this album a while back. Vinyl that is.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:25am Doug Schulkind:

@Uncle Michael
I'm afraid it won't quite be the "top" of the hour. I'm still assessing the damage to see how much I'm going to run over. Blame the DJ in me, but not me.
  11:26am Listener Gregory:

@Doug, I blame it on your youth.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:26am Doug Schulkind:

Autoharp alert! Autoharp alert! Autoharp alert!

Someone grab Webhamster Henry!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:27am Doug Schulkind:

Youth, Listener Gregory? I think that's a typo. Try "mouth."
  11:27am Jeff g. via app:

This is transporting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:27am Funky16Corners:

There isn't enough autoharp in the world to satisfy me.
  11:28am Listener Gregory:

@Doug, no I'm referring to what you did when you were 16. You know what I mean.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:28am Doug Schulkind:

Earl Durand was a real person. This is a true story.
  11:29am Gina B:

Thank you, Doug. That’s mighty nice of you to say. ❤️
Avatar 11:29am still b/p:

"Tanned, Rested, Ready & Hip-Checked Beyond Noon. The Uncle Michael Story"
Gripping insider account!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:29am Doug Schulkind:

I am trying to conjur the image of the otherworldly pile of autoharps that could satisfy Funky16Corners.

Nope.

Can't do it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:30am Funky16Corners:

I used to own one, though I can't really say I "played" it...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:32am Doug Schulkind:

"Play" is always a bit of an overstatement when referring to making sounds with an autoharp.
Avatar 11:33am Brian in UK:

Brian's taxi is require so must cut and run, have a great weekend everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:33am Funky16Corners:

It's a harsh mistress. Not everyone is "Mother Maybelle good".
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:34am Uncle Michael:

I'm not even "Ed Sanders" good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:36am Doug Schulkind:

Mother Maybelle & Ed Sanders, live at Budokan.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:37am Funky16Corners:

With John Sebastian sitting in...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:39am dutchtheo:

Or Washington Phillips good, or was 't that an autoharp
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:40am Uncle Michael:

It's either zither that.
Avatar 11:41am still b/p:

Fifty combined autoharp ensembles from schools around the country pounding out ELO's Fire On High for Super Bowl halftime. Ohhh, that'd be gooood.
  11:42am Marie:

Hey D., and all, digging the show--unfortunately, gotta work, and have to pay attention to such a degree that I have to turn to less engaging music :>( --have a great weekend!
  11:43am rw:

Good morning! So fucking amazing I can't even say. Thanks Doug (and UM and F16C, etc. etc.) for what you all bring.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:43am Doug Schulkind:

A half an ear is better than a quarter, Marie! (And it's a lot less messy.)
  11:47am Listener Gregory:

I'm not sure I understand the David Olney connection here. Did he write all these songs? (I'm not familiar with him.)
  11:49am jessie:

okay this is making me think about the bus between NO and Baton Rouge.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:50am Doug Schulkind:

The pleasure is mine, rw, all mine. Hahaha! [evil clown laugh]

@Listener Gregory
No other connection but these are all gentlemen performing in the troubadour/storyteller style inhabited so iconically by David Olney.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:50am Webhamster Henry:

I was on the phone so I have no autoharp critiques for you.
  11:51am Listener Gregory:

@Doug, thanks. I will check him out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52am Doug Schulkind:

@Jessie
Hope I'm sitting next to you, darling. We'll both have a private smirk as we traverse the Pontchartrain Causeway.
  11:52am Jeff g. via app:

Feeling feelings. Damn you, Schulkind.
Avatar 11:52am Sem:

Lovely things this morning, my thanks, Master Doug. Next time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:53am Doug Schulkind:

Big radio brother hug, Jeff G.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:54am Doug Schulkind:

Remember that big pile of autoharps satisfying Funky16Corners? I am a bigger Adam Carroll fan.
Avatar 11:56am northguineahills:

Thanks, Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:56am doctorjazz:

The Earl Man-beautiful! (Saw him a year ago or so, great show).
Thanks, Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:56am Doug Schulkind:

Extra voices you hear with Steve Earle here:

Meghann Ahern
Sam Bush
Kathy Chiavola
Cowboy Jack Clement
Dave Ferguson
Emmylou Harris
John Hartford
J.T. Huskey
Lisa Huskey
Benny Martin
Tim O'Brien
David Rawlings
Peter Rowan
Marty Stuart
Gillian Welch
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57am Doug Schulkind:

David Olney up next. And last.
  11:58am Gina B:

Beautiful version of Pilgrim.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am Stanley:

This is a sublime track.
Thanks Doug, you surpassed yourself.
See you and take care everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59am Uncle Michael:

Thanks, Doug! See you all shortly, in the next room...
  12:00pm Listener Gregory:

Thanks, Doug.
Avatar 12:01pm still b/p:

Thank you for wonderful sets and sounds.
  12:01pm Gina B:

Oh, man. Great choice, Doug. Thanks again for remembering him today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm doctorjazz:

Townes! Great follow up to the Earle, and great ending!
  12:02pm rw:

Thank you thank you! Have a good week!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm dutchtheo:

Thanks Doug, beautiful tribute. Blaze from Ethan Hawke is since this week playing in the cinemas overhere
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm Doug Schulkind:

He's tanned, rested, and ready. Really really ready. He's Uncle Michael and he brings you Hinky Dinky Time, next. Eventually.

PLAYLIST: wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm Webhamster Henry:

If you're looking for some Autoharp video, check my profile's video link section!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm Webhamster Henry:

Thanks Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04pm Funky16Corners:

Thanks Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07pm Doug Schulkind:

Thank you all so much! Couldn't wouldn't have done it without you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:13pm WR:

Thank you!
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