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Options June 7, 2020: Look, sometimes you just need to listen to Bad Brains.

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Artist Track Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Beastie Boys  Stand Together   Options Check Your Head  Grand Royal / Capitol Records    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Bad Brains  Big Takeover   Options Rock for Light  PVC Records    0:02:38 (Pop‑up)
Death  Politicians in My Eyes   Options Dirty Water: The Birth Of Punk Attitude (V/A)  Year Zero    0:05:08 (Pop‑up)
Bobby Womack  American Dream   Options The Poet II  Motwn Records    0:10:41 (Pop‑up)
Fred Wesley and the J.B.'s  Damn Right I'm Somebody   Options Damn Right, I Am Somebody.  People / Get On Down / Universal    0:15:24 (Pop‑up)
Marva Whitney  Things Got to Get Better (Get Together)   Options James Brown's Original Funky Divas  PolyGram    0:21:19 (Pop‑up)
Bobby Byrd  Time Will Make a Change   Options Help for My Brother: the Pre-Funk Singles 1963-68  BGP Records    0:24:52 (Pop‑up)
Gil Scott-Heron  No Knock   Options The Revolution Will Not Be Televised  Flying Dutchman    0:27:30 (Pop‑up)
The Barons  Society Don't Let Us Down   Options Don't Be No Square: Get Hip to Quezerque  Night Train International    0:28:50 (Pop‑up)
Aloe Blacc  Life So Hard   Options Good Things  Stones Throw Records    0:31:29 (Pop‑up)
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings  This Land Is Your Land   Options Naturally  Daptone Records    0:35:32 (Pop‑up)
Little Richard  Freedom Blues   Options The Rill Thing  Reprise Records    0:39:57 (Pop‑up)
Toots & the Maytals  54-46 Was My Number   Options Pressure Drop: The Best of Toots & the Maytals  Trojan Records    0:43:25 (Pop‑up)
Willie Williams  Armageddon Time   Options 100% Dynamite!  Soul Jazz Records    0:46:22 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Yann Tiersen 

Les Jours Tristes   Options

Amélie OST 

Virgin Records 

 

0:49:07 (Pop‑up)
Billy Stewart  Summertime   Options Summertime / I Do Love You Single  Chess Records    0:54:27 (Pop‑up)
Seu Jorge  Life on Mars?   Options The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions  Hollywood Records    0:57:07 (Pop‑up)
Alice Coltrane  A Love Supreme   Options Huntington Ashram Monastery / World Galaxy  Impulse!     1:00:46 (Pop‑up)
Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band  Hard Times   Options Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band  RCA Victor    1:11:35 (Pop‑up)
Dr. John  Revolution   Options Locked Down  Nonesuch Records    1:14:54 (Pop‑up)
Bruce Springsteen  American Skin (41 Shots) (Live)   Options The Essential Bruce Springsteen  Columbia    1:18:20 (Pop‑up)
The Geraldine Fibbers  You Doo Right   Options Butch  Virgin Records    1:26:04 (Pop‑up)
John & Yoko / Plastic Ono Band with Elephant's Memory and Invisible Strings  Sisters, O Sisters   Options Some Time in New York City  Apple Records    1:31:18 (Pop‑up)
Odyssey  Our Lives Are Shaped by What We Love   Options Our Lives Are Shaped by What We Love: Motown's MoWest Story 1971-1973  Light In the Attic / Mowest    1:35:14 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Yann Tiersen 

Les Jours Tristes   Options

Amélie OST 

Virgin Records 

 

1:38:46 (Pop‑up)
En Attendant Ana  The Light that Slept Inside   Options Julliet  Trouble in Mind Records    1:48:04 (Pop‑up)
Pavement  Here   Options Slanted & Enchanted  Matador Records    1:51:44 (Pop‑up)
Meat Puppets  Plateau   Options Meat Puppets II  SST Records    1:55:42 (Pop‑up)
Myrkur  Leaves of Yggdrasil   Options Folkesange  Relapse Records    1:58:26 (Pop‑up)
Kraus  An Arrow in the Haunch   Options A Golden Brain  via his Bandcamp page  https://kraussss.bandcamp.com/album/a-golden-brain  2:02:22 (Pop‑up)
Alice Cooper  Sun Arise   Options Love It to Death  Warner Bros. Records    2:06:56 (Pop‑up)
 
Coco Hames  I Do Love You   Options Coco Hames  Merge Records    2:13:20 (Pop‑up)
The Everymen  I Woke Up   Options These Mad Dogs Need Heroes  Ernest Jenning Record Co.     2:17:04 (Pop‑up)
Shirley Ellis & the Hutch Davie Orchestra  The Real Nitty Gritty   Options Beg, Scream & Shout!: The Big Ol' Box of 60's Soul  Rhino Records    2:21:00 (Pop‑up)
Fascinations Grand Chorus  Together, You & I   Options Presentation of Electrical Confectionery      2:23:04 (Pop‑up)
Aretha Franklin  A Change Is Gonna Come   Options I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You  Atlantic Records    2:25:55 (Pop‑up)
Nick Lowe with Los Straitjackets  (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding   Options Live at Haw River Ballroom  via his Bandcamp page    2:30:17 (Pop‑up)
Daniel Johnston  Love Will See You Through   Options Fun  Atlantic Records    2:35:15 (Pop‑up)
Harry Belafonte  In That Great Gettin' Up Morning   Options Belafonte  RCA Victor    2:37:30 (Pop‑up)
 
Beastie Boys  Gratitude   Options Check Your Head  Grand Royal / Capitol Records    2:48:59 (Pop‑up)
Bad Brains  Sailin' On   Options Rock for Light  PVC Records    2:51:40 (Pop‑up)
Tyrone Washington  Universal Spiritual Revolt   Options Black Fire! New Spirits! Radical & Revolutionary Jazz in the USA 1957-82  Soul Jazz Records  Special Scott Williams Selection!  2:55:06 (Pop‑up)


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Listener comments!

  5:01pm phat:

OMG yes
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:01pm Baja Joe:

Nice...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:02pm Rory:

Beastin!! Yo!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:04pm lukavino:

yes. yes! YES!!
  5:06pm steveL:

Nice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:06pm Rory:

Love how the DJ’s are channeling their rage!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:06pm Baja Joe:

wat the hey, three favs in a row!
  5:06pm ledzeppelinsucks:

kicks ass
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:08pm Therese:

Hi everyone, thanks for stopping by!
Avatar 5:08pm Hoboken Jack:

Therese! HELLO.
  5:10pm Gary:

Yay Therese!!!
  5:10pm Bill W:

whatsup Therese and all
  5:10pm phat:

Hot damn, Therese!
  5:11pm ignatatus666:

Wow!! Awesome start!! Can it get better?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:13pm Therese:

Y'all are too kind.
  5:14pm steveL:

Hey Jack, all y’all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:17pm suzyhotrod:

ahhhh Therese. You're the early bird special.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:20pm Therese:

Guess I'll eat some worms?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:21pm Rory:

Rage on and listen to JAMS mf’s!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:22pm Therese:

And CONGRATS to Suzy Hotrod for her now-regularly scheduled radio program!
Avatar 5:22pm northguineahills:

Awesome, thanks Therese, will be back!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:28pm Yes:

hello friends
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:30pm juan:

Wow! It's been a while since I heard No Knock. That is a powerful song. Great set Therese, thanks!
  5:30pm phat:

whoops
  5:30pm stephen:

Hi Therese! Last weeks show was so good that I didn't leave my computer until it was over and then only for a pee break until Gaylord came on with another great show!
  5:32pm Pulpa:

Factory workers Dance to the Beat while in Heat.
  5:38pm Giacomo Giordano:

this should be our national anthem!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:41pm chresti:

Hello
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:42pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Happy Sunday afternoon, Therese and Theresidents.
  5:44pm CC:

I can't remember the last time Sunday's had such a nice soundtrack from WFMU...thanks for adding your special touch Therese!!!
  5:46pm glue_horizon:

Toots and the Maytal’s are here!! Best show sound collage <3
  5:47pm bridgettendaisy:

That has been the perfect set to drive home from a day marching for justice thank you!
  5:48pm phat:

@CC Sundays on WFMU are my favorite WFMU.
  5:49pm CC:

Mine too, phat... I hardly ever take naps on Sunday...:)
  5:51pm stephen:

Sunday's are the best!
  5:53pm CC:

I always stick with the main stream on Sundays!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:56pm steveo:

Well said. Glad to be listening!
  5:58pm Choggie:

Your new slots gonna work great now that it's a, Lady DJ follow-up double-team Therese....The Suzy n' Therese Sunday Smackdown!!
Avatar 5:59pm Fox:

Oh, did you guys see that interview with Bowie at the dawn of MTV where he's calling them out for not playing black artists? It's GREAT!
  6:00pm Choggie:

..like going to a good horse race then taking a drive in the country with likker
  6:02pm stephen:

Therese or anyone, I've searched in vain for the name of a early-mid 80s pop band with female vocals that had a French sounding double name starting with the letter T (Tres-Tres?) and phonetically pronounced tur-ray—tur-ray.you played it when you were on at midnight. it was a one hit wonder at the time with a very catchy repeated hook. I don't want to interrupt the flow of your show so will include my email here. Sorry, Im just at a loss.
  6:03pm hazel:

Please don't ruin WFMU with political commentary, however well-meaning your intentions may be.
  6:04pm phat:

I love Alice Coltrane so much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:05pm Rory:

Ah yeah
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:08pm Rory:

@fox: yes I did see that
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:08pm Therese:

I'm not going to tell you who to vote for, @hazel. But I am going to try to process what I'm thinking and feeling through this program, like I do every week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:08pm queems:

@hazel get out
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:08pm Rory:

Vote for Joe Biden err something?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:09pm Matt Fiveash:

hazel- turn the radio off for ten fucking minutes if you don't like it, the music'll be right back.
  6:10pm Diamond Joe:

Vote Quimby!
  6:10pm Old Dave:

@Fox- you mean we've been steadily appropriating black and brown culture for commercial purposes for a century or more? Really?
and hazel, don't worry, every single DJ is reading a scripted pro-protest statement this last week. Which is somehow not political.
  6:12pm omg:

omg you people are so annoying
  6:12pm flashbazbo:

What about "freeform" do people not get?
  6:13pm you people:

"you people?"
  6:14pm Old Dave:

I'm old enough to recall Ron Reagan referring to me as "you people."
  6:15pm CC:

Freeform was always kind of like synonymous with freedom of speech to me?!?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:17pm Corey:

Thanks Therese for your humanity on top of the music. It's not like WFMU programming is happening in a vacuum. I believe there's a fundamental connection between good art/radio and giving a damn, especially now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:18pm radioronan:

Dr John gone one year, yesterday.
  6:18pm flashbazbo:

I'll CC you on that, CC.

How can someone tune in to hear black music and want to delete politics? Or rock music, or any music.
  6:20pm BH:

not sure if "delete politics" is an autocorrect creation
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:20pm Therese:

@Old Dave I'm old enough to remember that Ronald Reagan considered ketchup a vegetable and ignored AIDS for years.
  6:21pm BH:

although I could have over thought it since some autocorrect could pick delete over debate

anyways, if it's tiring to hear about certain things.. imagine how tiring it probably is to directly experience it.. so..
  6:21pm CC:

Glen played this wonderful tune today!!!
  6:21pm Joe Dolce:

Hey-a Hazel! I make-a special Stromboli for you! The best!!! But I gotta ask-a you… What’s-a matter you? Gotta no respect? What-a you think you do? What you look-a so sad? It’s-a not so bad… It’s-a nice-a place… Shaddap-a you face!
  6:22pm stephen:

been waiting for someone to play this one. 41 shots
  6:22pm Joe Dolce:

Same for Old Dave! I don’t sing-a again!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:22pm Therese:

@CC if you were to draw a Venn diagram of my program and Glen's, Springsteen would be right there in the overlap. And also show tunes.
Avatar 6:24pm Hoboken Jack:

Oy, Nick K, Billy, Hazel... there's one on every messageboard. Damn, it's WFMU. Are you telling me you enjoy every SONG?? Nobody does. So you can tune out a little heartfelt commentary you disagree with. I know you can, Hazel. You have a cool name and you listen to Therese and that's a real good start.
  6:25pm flashbazbo:

I meant "delete" no autocorrect.
  6:25pm CC:

This ain't a gun...this ain't a knife... this is a wallet..!..etc...
  6:25pm andrewb:

Springsteen 2020, its not too late
  6:25pm PMD:

Listening! Entered on Bruce
  6:26pm CC:

Yes, Therese!!!
  6:26pm BH:

yeah, it took easy too soon after I sent that one to realize "hey, there's more than 1 letter difference between debate/delete"..
  6:28pm JakeGould:

Any DJ here care to share the number of minutes per show they spend talking? It’s like 10 to 15 per three hours, right?
  6:30pm BH:

I think some of the DJs do their best to drag that average down to below 10m per 3hr. Especially the overnight DJs and DJs who play the soothing sounds of marbles in blenders
  6:30pm CC:

I like hearing the DJs talk, Jake...don't you???
  6:32pm Santos L Halper:

Meanwhile that was a kickin' Can cover. Thanks Therese for that and everything else!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:33pm McGroovey:

People shouldn't have opinions! I hate it when people express their opinions! People shouldn't complain so much! The radio is supposed to be a thought-free zone!
  6:34pm Choggie:

Yoko Ono had a future and writing Jingles for fishbulb commercials
  6:34pm wendy del formaggio:

Thank you for always bringin’ it, Therese! <3
  6:35pm Choggie:

I will never forget the look on Chuck Berry's face when you'll go started shrieking
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:35pm McGroovey:

I hate the sounds of marbles in blenders! That's why I listen! Make marbles in blenders great again! That's what I always say! Always!
  6:36pm ?:

hello √√√√ Therese
  6:37pm Billy:

Therese...that's a myth about Reagan and AIDS. He, in fact was quite gay-friendly even before his presidency. And in the early years of AIDS, had people behind the scenes working on the problem---increasing AIS funding (nearly quadrupling it in 1982), and working on legislation to speed up drug research and accessibility. Where the myth arises is in that he didn't publicly mention the disease until 1985, a political decision he'd made so as not to incense the fundamentalists.
  6:38pm BH:

(runs to my bunker)
  6:42pm ?:

When the HIV/AIDS epidemic began in the 1980s, the Reagan administration's first reaction was chilling: It appeared to treat the epidemic as a joke. audio of press conferences reveals Ronald Reagan's press secretary, Larry Speakes, and members of the media joking about the HIV/AIDS epidemic — which they called "gay plague" — and laughing about one of the reporters potentially having it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:43pm Matt Fiveash:

Ah, Reagan was just pretending not to care about the gays to get re-elected! Thanks for the fact check Billy!
  6:43pm Billy:

I think I'm one of the few people who likes that Lennon/Ono album. Catchy, good R+R, politics aside.
  6:43pm phat:

Let them eat jelly beans!
  6:44pm phat:

@Billy there are quite a few people who love that album.
  6:44pm CC:

I sure hope Gaylord is in an especially reflective mood tonight?!?...
  6:47pm BH:

I guess that people forget there was a period of time when people actually did think Walter Mondale could be elected President?
  6:49pm Billy:

Phat...I remember getting that album in the "cut-out bin", a place where unknown artists and unpopular albums were sold cheap, cheap, cheap. That,'s also where I found that first NY Dolls album in 75 or 76.
  6:49pm ?:

"Ronald Reagan was completely indifferent to the fate of people with HIV and AIDS," said Sarah Schulman, an AIDS historian and English professor at the College of Staten Island.

Had the government and pharmaceutical industries tackled AIDS in the early 1980s, Schulman said it wouldn't have become a global pandemic.
  6:50pm wendy del formaggio:

Therese, can you post the URL here for the literacy program for NY youth who are incarcerated? Thank you.
  6:51pm CC:

I thought that Ronald Reagan did exceptionally good Borax commercials?!?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:53pm Therese:

Sure thing, Wendy! www.literacyforincarceratedteens.org
  6:53pm phat:

@billy I need to find a copy of that. it's probably not as cheap.
  6:53pm wendy del formaggio:

Thank you, Therese!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:57pm Rory:

Meat Puppets :)
  6:57pm you people:

yes. these people
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:57pm Handy Haversack:

Hey, everyone. I am late to the party as usual. But it sure sounds good.
  6:57pm andy the painter:

therese! dishin’ out the hits!
  6:58pm phat:

I probably could use more Meat Puppets in my life.
  6:59pm Billy:

?...I looked Schulman up. As I expected, she'a a far left radical, and as such, of course hates Reagan.
Avatar 6:59pm Drunken Creep:

Nice work there with Plateau, that hit the spot
  7:00pm ?:

Ronald Reagan, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease five years after he left the presidency, was actually suffering from the disease while he was in office Reagan's memory lapses and bouts of confusion in public, most visibly during the 1984 presidential debates and his 1990 Iran-Contra testimony. Incidents such as these led to speculation that he was undergoing a gradual mental decline that those around him didn’t want to admit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:01pm Zetti:

Reagan's fed defunding of mental health facilities caused the horrors of US homelessness and mass incarceration of the mentally ill. If interested... watch the doc film Belam (2019).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:02pm Handy Haversack:

@suzyhotrod, if you are still here, so glad you got a regular spot! I have to figure out a way to adjust Sundays ... but we have had a standing Sunday gaming date since the world went nuts. Nutser.

Will try to find a time to hit the Archives!
  7:02pm winston legthigh:

wendy! handy! i luv u guys
Avatar 7:02pm Fox:

If Hazel is still here?

WFMU is a freeform station kept running by asking for donations, eshewing the commerical enterprises that have eaten up most independent media outlets. That means the station, the DJs, are free to make whatever content they want, without fear of having sponsors pull their support.

Also, I do not know where you live, but the station is right across the river from Manhattan, and most of the DJs live in NYC. We are inundated by the effects of what is happening. It would be crazy to not address something that is effecting us all in a very tangible way.

Also, have you not been paying attention to the music that is being played? Like, all week? Do you like any black musicians?

I for one come to listen to WFMU as a way to decompress from obsessively checking the news, but not feel I'm taking part in some escapism that would be ignoring the very real issues going on right now, and the people who are laying their lives on the line for a better a life for ALL OF US.
  7:03pm Mike tp:

love MYRKUR cut.
Avatar 7:03pm Fox:

Sorry for the rant. It didn't look that long when I was typing it! :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:03pm Handy Haversack:

And Therese, Kate has been listening from the beginning and wants me to tell you how much she's been enjoying the show the whole time.

Hey, winston! Hope you're well, friend!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:04pm Therese:

Thank you, Handy!
  7:05pm ?:

Lesley Stahl was asking herself during a 1986 visit with a president she would later describe in her 2000 memoir, Reporting Live, as “shriveled” and verging on catatonic.

“Reagan didn’t seem to know who I was,” she wrote. “He gave me a distant look with those milky eyes and shook my hand weakly. Oh, my, he’s gonzo, I thought.” But a few minutes later, he snapped out of it and from that point on seemed perfectly fine. When asked, White House aides admitted to Stahl that they had witnessed similar episodes.
  7:05pm phat:

attempting to defend the Reagen administration's record on gay rights and response to AIDS is madness, sheer and utter madness.
  7:06pm wendy del formaggio:

Winston! <3
  7:06pm BH:

should I be prepping for the days when there's a "actually George W. Bush wasn't like that" debate out there?
  7:07pm CC:

While we're still talking about Ronald Reagan let's not forget that he destroyed America by destroying the unions and deregulating everything!!!
  7:07pm Billy:

Zetti...it was CA state legislation to defund treatment that was a done deal when he took office. At the time, there was an anti-psychiatry movement among rhe leftists in CA (think One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), and the CA legislature followed suit. It was one of those bills he had to sign when he became governor.
  7:07pm Joe Dolce:

Sorry. My-a joke fell-a flat. Give-a the Stromboli to the dog! They love it and-a deserve it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:08pm Handy Haversack:

Alice Cooper! We're not worthy!
  7:09pm winston legthigh:

2day is prince, tom jones, dean martin bday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:09pm Zetti:

@Bill... Yes, CA got hit the worst from the federal defunding.
  7:09pm phat:

@BH that's already happening.
  7:10pm wendy del formaggio:

Whoa! I woulda never thought this was Alice Cooper til I peeped at the playlist. Fascinating and fabulous!
  7:10pm you people:

my favorite republican
  7:11pm Billy:

I was just reading an article about how this was one of the worst Alice Cooper songs. I think it was originally some Australian novelty song or something. I like it, though. One of my faves
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:11pm Aitch:

Sun Arise an australian song, by Rolf Harris a convicted paedophile
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:11pm chresti:

Prop 13.
  7:14pm BH:

phat: I think the W image rehab tour isn't quite at full speed though..
W has done one very smart thing for his rehab tour: he has stepped out of sight for years at a time.
  7:14pm ?:

Reagan’s own son, Ron, sensed something was wrong at the time. He wrote in his 2011 book, My Father at 100: A Memoir, that he first became concerned that “something beyond mellowing” was afflicting his father three years into Reagan’s first term. Of the latter’s bumbling debate performance against Walter Mondale in 1984, the younger Reagan observed:

At 73, Ronald Reagan would be the oldest president ever re-elected. Some voters were beginning to imagine grandpa — who can never find his reading glasses — in charge of a bristling nuclear arsenal, and it was making them nervous. Worse, my father now seemed to be giving them legitimate reason for concern. My heart sank as he floundered his way through his responses, fumbling with his notes, uncharacteristically lost for words. He looked tired and bewildered.
  7:14pm CC:

You are getting me through right now, Therese!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:15pm WR:

Your program this evening is carrying us forward, thank you.
  7:15pm Old Dave:

Imagine hazel is a Russian hacker
  7:15pm Tracy in LA:

YOU are getting me through ....
Avatar 7:15pm Fox:

Thank you for doing what you do, Therese.
  7:17pm Billy:

Aitch...LOL, pedophilia didn't make Gary Glitter's R+R Pt 2 any less great. And didn't Sparks have a song extolling the virtues of pedophilia? I think it was Thanks, But No Thanks. Oh those 70s!
Avatar 7:17pm Fox:

I am personally trying not to freak out that my roommate is moving out and I have to find a roommate who won't take public transportation or do anything that might get them infected, because the Covid will probably kill me.
  7:19pm Billy:

?...youre not making a very good case for Joe Biden there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:19pm zivilars:

Thanks for the show, Therese - love this set! Greetings to everybody out there!
  7:21pm ?:

Billy: orangeturd will take care of you
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:21pm Therese:

This just in! Greg "Spacebrother" Bishop will be filling in for Gaylord Fields this evening.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:21pm Aitch:

He was a peado tv presenter, like Jimmy Saville in the UK. The songs were shit too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:22pm queems:

there's this video on the internet from the judy garland show of this song with this dude just tearing up some choreography
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:22pm Franco Twinkie:

Fox,that seems like a challenge. Assuming someone actually meets your criteria, then they'll be hanging around all the time, and that's a different kind of problem
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:23pm Tome:

Lovely show Therese just in now ,, out all day on the phone listening too Snoopy Dance to the coffee pot time yea yea !<>!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:24pm chresti:

Oh wow, Spacebrother.
  7:24pm CC:

I think Joe Biden is a very fine man he's been a senator since 1972 he's been the chairman of the Judiciary Committee and the Foreign Relations Committee and was left of center for quite a while before he was tainted by Washington... who knows if he becomes president he might return to his old ways!?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:25pm Franco Twinkie:

What a great idea,Tome! I will now Snoopy Dance to the coffee pot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:25pm Tome:

ain't monday stil not hitting myself damnit ! but Greg next coolies !<>!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:26pm Tome:

stuff from the morning but ehhh <> minute and 1/2 in the mirowave will dooo yes indeedy !<>!
  7:27pm CC:

I hope Greg don't play a whole bunch of weird stuff or else I'm leaving!?!...hehehe
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:27pm Franco Twinkie:

Chresti made a fresh pot while I was out shagging tacos.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:28pm Tome:

yes everone hope you was all out today or at least some of you quite SpecTaCULaR day indeed her in bklyn anyways yes !<>!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:29pm Therese:

@Queems- link, please!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:29pm Handy Haversack:

I have never had a microwave. Every once in a while I have to use one at work, and I'm always totally clueless.

Spent the day inside but gaming with good friends. But have been sitting out back watching the sparrows with Kate and listening to Therese this past hour, and that sure is nice, too.

Hey, queems!
Avatar 7:30pm RobinSays:

"A Change..." is such a profound song. Very meaningful. Thanx for playing this, Therese.
  7:30pm yes:

This has been excellent
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:30pm Therese:

@Fox I <3 you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:31pm Franco Twinkie:

Handy, someone gave us a microwave and when it stopped working it got stuffed full of magazines.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:32pm queems:

@therese www.youtube.com...
  7:32pm CC:

You can play all the Nick Lowe you like, Therese!!!
  7:33pm sufferwords:

lot o’pain these days but know there are more of us then there are of them - unite - force peace and love down their unwilling throats
  7:33pm Tracy in LA:

Yeah...what's so funny?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:33pm Handy Haversack:

This apt. has *no* counter space. Or cabinets, really. So it wouldn't even be possible. I once got regifted a six-slice toaster with an *egg-poacher attachment*(!!), and I never even got to use it!
  7:35pm ?:

Billy:When the U.S. government’s official jobs report for May came out on Friday, it included a note at the bottom saying there had been a major “error” indicating that the unemployment rate likely should be higher than the widely reported 13.3 percent rate.
The special note said that if this “misclassification error” had not occurred, the “overall unemployment rate would have been about 3 percentage points higher than reported,” meaning the unemployment rate would be about 16.3 percent for May.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:36pm Tome:

I got one of those old singer sewing machines now just sittin here for years I'd so give it away ,, really old school garment district ,, HEAVY ,, I' beam base table , outboard motor belt too , !<>! remeber it working like new not even 10 years ago still
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:37pm Rory:

Damn, someone just told me “I hope natural selection takes it’s course on you”. Wtf is wrong with some people?
  7:37pm CC:

During a pandemic it's important to skew all of the numbers...in a sense, cook all the books in order to make things look brighter?!?
  7:39pm CC:

Just leave it up to all of the people to be responsible and wear masks and socially distance and open everything up and say if anything goes wrong it's because you weren't being responsible
  7:40pm ?:

Trump tweets a letter referring to peaceful protesters as 'terrorists'
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:41pm Franco Twinkie:

Rory, can you give a little more information?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:41pm Matt Fiveash:

Billy, let me ask you this: what did ? say that makes you think they are trying to make the case for Joe Biden? This isn't a fucking football game.
  7:41pm Billy:

?...Yeah, I heard that, too. Seems plausible. Also, that they're understaffed, too, and their findings may reflect that. We'll see.
  7:41pm some people:

nothing is wrong. we are good christians
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:43pm Matt Fiveash:

Although that's kind of a wash too, since this time around we get not one but two candidates for president who are clearly in cognitive decline, thanks to Ronald Reagan shattering that particular glass ceiling
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:45pm Rory:

@Franco: Really? It’s my privacy. I don’t support people wishing death on someone else. Shut ain’t right!
  7:45pm BH:

it's 6:45 central daylight time here, might be later in your timezone
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:45pm DonJuanTijuana:

Therese, Another killer homerun show! Keep doing what you do!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:46pm radioronan:

Great show Therese.. Heading out for a curfew free walk...Thanks skeleton crew!
  7:46pm Billy:

CC...one thjng I've learned recently, is that protesting the lockdown is dangerous, stupid and downright evil, while protesting racial injustice makes you immune to the virus. This, I've surmised by the media's disinterest in the lack of social distancing at the rallies of the past 10 days.
  7:47pm JakeGould:

“Yeah, I heard that, too. Seems plausible.” I just came back from marching on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn and there were no terrorists in the crowd. More than a few WFMU commenters and DJs have protested and supported protestors as well.

The core point here is regardless of what you agree or disagree with, you shouldn’t tell someone who is doing work for you for free (like a DJ) what to do. That’s it.

You don’t have to pay to listen and you don’t have to pay to comment.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:47pm Therese:

Spoiler alert! My math was not correct. Thanks in advance to Scott Williams for his upcoming 6-minute fill-in.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:48pm Handy Haversack:

See you, radioronan!
  7:48pm CC:

I do agree with you on that, Billy!!!... I think Andrew Cuomo will make a great president someday!!!
  7:49pm JakeGould:

@Billy: It’s irresponsible to eat free food and then complain about… Don’t like what they fed you? Don’t eat it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:49pm Handy Haversack:

Thanks, Therese! Love, love, loved the show today. And your words -- strong and heartfelt and important.

Many thanks for sharing them with us.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:49pm adamdoesit:

Thanks for being there tonight for us, Therese. Your depth of feeling comes through, loud and clear.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:49pm Franco Twinkie:

Don't get mad Rory, I just thought maybe you'd what to bust their chops.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:49pm lukavino:

<3 Therese
  7:49pm ?:

covid-19 spreads more indoors , time will tell if outdoor protests were spreading events, most likely not
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:51pm Therese:

Thanks, everyone! Until next week...
  7:51pm CC:

When the weather starts getting cold again then we'll all really know!?!
  7:51pm CC:

Luv ya, Therese!!!
  7:51pm Billy:

?..no, the media made it clear that the anti-lockdown protestors of 2 weeks ago were bad, bad people.
  7:52pm JakeGould:

@Billy: So you are working from home?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:53pm Rory:

Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:53pm Franco Twinkie:

I drove by what seemed like a front lawn graduation party on my way to get tacos a little while ago, and NO one were wearing masks. But of course young people don't get sick,right?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:53pm chresti:

Thanks Therese!
  7:54pm ?:

Billy: keep watching faux news/./all the best
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:55pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks, Therese. Thanks, impromptu Scott.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:55pm Chop Scott:

Scott!!
  7:55pm BH:

oh okay.. it's probably for the best that the show was prerecorded before this comments board was unleashed on the world
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:55pm Handy Haversack:

Skeleton Skott! Hi, friend! Thanks for theses five and a half minutes -- and the last fifty-four and a half! And more!
  7:56pm JakeGould:

6 minute Scott? That’s what she said!

Haha! Haha! Haha! Haha! Haha! Haha! Haha! Haha! Haha! Haha! Haha! Haha! Haha! Haha! Haha! Haha! Haha! Haha! Haha! Haha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:56pm Scott Williams:

Therese, you wanna update the playlist? Track is "Universal Spiritual Revolt" by Tyrone Washington, on the Soul Jazz comp Black Fire! New Spirits! Radical & Revolutionary Jazz in the USA 1957-82
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:56pm juan:

Therese, thanks for another amazing show! - And Scott thanks for this Tyrone Washington cut
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:56pm chresti:

Yay Scott saves the day!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:56pm Scott Williams:

Chop Scott! Handy! Pals!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:57pm Matt Fiveash:

Scott W! This fill-in is pretty good so far!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:57pm Corey:

Thanks Therese for the great show! And Scott for skeleton duties and this cooking Tyrone Washington! Be well all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:57pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Come visit Scott on Wednesdays at 3-6PM on the new schedule, starting this week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:58pm Scott Williams:

Thanks Matt! Fortunately, I'll have no opportunity to tank it
  7:58pm CC:

Hi Scott... Glad to see you on top of everything!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:59pm Rory:

@Franco: it was just a heated text exchange and unfortunately it went there for them...
  7:59pm JakeGould:

@MattFiveash: Thanks for your appropriate reactions to the playlist today and yesterday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:59pm Scott Williams:

HP Ken, thanks for the plug! I'm awed and delighted to be joining Matt F and the other heavy hitters of the Wednesday air schedule
  8:00pm CC:

HI Scott... glad to see you are on top of everything!!!
  8:00pm Jett:

Nice show Therese, stay well
  8:19pm hazel:

But do you see how so many people have this need to act like argumentive jerks - even when no one is actually disagreeing on the main issue? Too sad... and Professor FOX, save your breath - I’ve been listening to WFMU since, probably before you were born.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:41pm WR:

Thank you Theresa!
  12:00pm hazel:

You cannot uplift others by debasing yourself. Self-hatred is a mental disorder, not proof of how much you care. It won’t make you a better person or save anybody else. It’s a tool for brainwashing, the stuff of cults. Never thought I would see/hear conformity being pushed at WFMU.
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