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Options July 22, 2020: The Albert Brooks birthday show

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Artist Track Comments Approx. start time
  It's the Ira the K show!     0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Mushroom with Eddie Gale  The Spirit   Options the president of my middle school student council on bass guitar  0:02:27 (Pop‑up)
Gun Club  Fire Spirit   Options   0:17:23 (Pop‑up)
Soft Shoulder  Bed of Nails   Options   0:20:13 (Pop‑up)
Sault  Pink Sands   Options   0:25:53 (Pop‑up)
Reverend Willingham and His Swanees  That's the Spirit   Options   0:27:42 (Pop‑up)
24-Carat Black featuring LaRhonda LeGette  I Need a Change   Options   0:30:38 (Pop‑up)
Oui Ennui  (E) Serve, Protect, Kneel on Necks   Options   0:34:28 (Pop‑up)
John Lewis  March on Washington 8/28/63   Options   0:35:48 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Randy Weston 

Niger Mambo   Options

 

0:38:11 (Pop‑up)
Jamo Thomas and His Orchestra  Stop the Baby   Options   0:43:12 (Pop‑up)
Velvet Underground  I'm Gonna Move Right In   Options   0:46:24 (Pop‑up)
Brigid Berlin      0:48:21 (Pop‑up)
Les Calamités  You Can't Sit Down   Options   0:52:32 (Pop‑up)
The Roosters  I've Got That Feeling   Options   0:54:37 (Pop‑up)
Vox Pop  Become a Pagan   Options it's a Rob Ritter two for Tuesday (on Wednesday morning)  0:56:48 (Pop‑up)
Baume  Diary of a Young Woman   Options wfmu's Samantha and Scott Williams  1:01:46 (Pop‑up)
Fairport Convention  Time Will Show the Wiser   Options RIP Judy Dyble and Emitt Rhodes  1:04:41 (Pop‑up)
Rudi Richardson  Fool's Hall of Fame   Options   1:07:29 (Pop‑up)
Tetsu Mineta  Improvise SlideGuitar   Options   1:10:15 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Mike Reed 

I Only Have Eyes for You   Options

 

1:12:21 (Pop‑up)
Nina Simone  See Line Woman   Options   1:17:09 (Pop‑up)
Pulsallama  Rhythm Method   Options   1:19:46 (Pop‑up)
Docteur Nico & L'Orchestre Africain Fiesta  Nakeyi Abidjan   Options   1:22:00 (Pop‑up)
Clarinha  Iemanja   Options   1:26:18 (Pop‑up)
Sam Gas Can  Walk Away   Options   1:29:03 (Pop‑up)
Hawkwind  The Watcher   Options   1:31:16 (Pop‑up)
Zumvo  something in Russian, beyond my typing ability, I believe it translates to "Small Towns." Listener Misha Sib informs me it's "Gorodki"   Options   1:34:23 (Pop‑up)
Jim White & Marisa Anderson  18 to 1   Options   1:38:04 (Pop‑up)
Freddy Weller  Indian Lake   Options by request, almost  1:42:14 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
The Beach Boys 

All Summer Long   Options

 

1:43:26 (Pop‑up)
T-Bone Burnett  Hold On Tight   Options   1:48:27 (Pop‑up)
T-Bone Walker   I Know Your Wig Is Gone   Options you won't believe me, and I wouldn't believe you if you made this claim, but I swear I chose this song before I realized it was another T-Bone.  1:51:44 (Pop‑up)
Lloyd Thayer and Jerome Deupree  Blind Owl Blues   Options   1:56:52 (Pop‑up)
Wizz Jones  Mary Go 'Round   Options   2:04:33 (Pop‑up)
The Eighteenth Day of May  Seven Dials   Options   2:09:07 (Pop‑up)
Connie Francis  Don't Ever Leave Me   Options   2:13:03 (Pop‑up)
The Glands  Electricity   Options   2:16:30 (Pop‑up)
Pattie Bersaudara  What Am I Supposed to Do   Options   2:19:05 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Rod McKuen 

Birds of Prey   Options

 

2:20:44 (Pop‑up)
de tian  Transcriptome 8   Options   2:25:23 (Pop‑up)
LSD Air  4.29.20 (Untitled Proxima)   Options   2:29:47 (Pop‑up)
Angel Bat Dawid  Transition East   Options   2:37:46 (Pop‑up)
A Space for Sound  Side B2   Options   2:41:22 (Pop‑up)
Samara Lubelski & Marcia Bassett  Transparent Horizon Collapsing / Radiant Continuum   Options   2:46:13 (Pop‑up)
Grateful Dead  Dark Hollow   Options   2:55:02 (Pop‑up)
Chuck McCann  outro   Options   2:57:24 (Pop‑up)


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Listener comments!

  12:04am Nate K.:

"Can we get a pool, Dad? Can we get a pool, Dad? Can we get a pool, Dad?"
  12:05am Jed:

A bit evocative of Pram!
  12:06am BH:

it's been a rough year for Albert Brooks with Brooks Brothers filing for bankruptcy and all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06am mariano:

Ira, Scott, midniters.
  Swag For Life Member 12:08am Ira:

Only figured out at the last minute that today (July 22) is Albert Brooks's birthday, so no Jacques drop-ins, I'm afraid. Please keep listening anyway.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:11am Chop Scott:

I'm a happy listener--thanks for being on the air Ira!
  12:11am Jed:

I'll play Defending Your Life over your whole set to add an extra layer of observance.
Avatar 12:13am Hoboken Jack:

I'll make the requisite "you know his real name is Albert Einstein" and "you know his brother was Super Dave" comments. Passing the savings onto you fine people.
  Swag For Life Member 12:16am Ira:

Their scene together in Modern Romance is in my brain all the time. Take the box, I'm sure you'll be very happy with it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:19am Rich in Washington:

The Gun Club summoned me.
Hello everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:20am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yay ! Do not get enuff GunClubs.
  12:20am BH:

not sure what it says about the 2018-19 seasons that the empty stadium exhibitions for my team weren't all that weird to watch today and yesterday (I'll consider Tuesday to be "today" until I go to sleep)
Avatar 12:22am Roberto:

Ahoya Oyrah!
  Swag For Life Member 12:22am Ira:

As a long-time Mets fan, I've seen empty stadiums before. It's a better look than the fake crowd.
  12:22am sufferwords:

North Valley represent JLP Rob Ritter peace
  12:23am BH:

the fake noise wasn't too obvious in the games I was watching, so maybe their TV mix was just right, or they figured they didn't need to make it too loud when they scored a run while down 15-5
  Swag For Life Member 12:24am Ira:

Apologies in advance if I miscue a song. I've got something in my eye, and it's annoying and distracting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:25am Ken From Hyde Park:

A nice glass of Iriash whiskey for Albert Brooks! Hi, all!
  12:29am BH:

I hear the people who are really mad about MLB players taking a knee have pledged to not attend any games this season. (I'm sure this joke was already made on Twitter)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:30am Ken From Hyde Park:

Bluh, the gag is supposed to be "Iraish whiskey." Talk about bad eyes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:30am Scott Williams:

Cueing up "A Star is Bought" for later's Albert b'day tribute
Avatar 12:33am Hoboken Jack:

No home is complete without an eye wash station. Hello Ira, Scott, Nate, HP Ken, all.
Avatar 12:36am Roberto:

Yep, I realized all that last year upon Bob Einstein's passing. Mind = buh-lown.
Avatar 12:37am Jedley:

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:38am chaos_in_la_la:

damn, the sounds sound the same
  12:39am sufferwords:

the young man brought the thunder
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:44am chaos_in_la_la:

Looked up the John Lewis 8/23 speech again on youtube and got a beer advert before it played this time. you?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:45am chaos_in_la_la:

*28
Avatar 12:46am Roberto:

He should have sued the other Albert Einstein to change his name.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:47am chaos_in_la_la:

This hour is Movin p quick @Ira, good set..
  Swag For Life Member 12:48am Ira:

@Roberto: It's working for Lady A!
  12:48am John L:

How have I lived this long without ever hearing that Jamo Thomas song?
Avatar 12:49am Roberto:

Oh right, the ol' Lady A v Lady A saga.
  12:51am sufferwords:

solid hat tip
Avatar 12:52am Mike W:

late night radio
Avatar 12:54am Joe B:

Greetings Ira and everyone
Avatar 12:55am Mike W:

Those cardboard cutouts of baseball fans aren’t even looking at their phones
  Swag For Life Member 12:55am Ira:

Then they don't even look realistic.
Avatar 12:56am Joe B:

assuming the ones at Dodger Stadium will leave in the seventh inning
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:00am chaos_in_la_la:

its only 9:59 has the seventh inning even happened yet? I haven't even spit my peanut shells on the seat in front of me yet
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:04am Scott Williams:

Thanks for the spin, Ira! I'm glad Darren's running a little late
Avatar 1:06am Mike W:

exactly @Ira, I just find the whole thing a little hard to believe. Fans sitting attentively and quietly? I just don’t know if that’s ever been anyone’s experience.

@Joe B they have to, they got there in the 3rd inning and the parking meter on their cardboard cutout of a car is about to run out
  1:06am sufferwords:

Emmitt
  Swag For Life Member 1:07am Ira:

Emitt
Avatar 1:07am Mike W:

Mr. Rhodes
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:12am chaos_in_la_la:

John Hammond af. Wait what is happening?
  1:12am BH:

the cutouts could be worse... they could have put ventriloquist dummies in the stadium

Unrelated to everything: I am now aware that Kurtis Blow covered "Takin Care of Business".. which... yeah...
Avatar 1:15am Paulo AD:

Good morning all from Abu Dhabi
  1:16am sufferwords:

Vox Pop great live act
  1:16am BH:

i'm just gonna guess that Kurtis just really enjoys BTO and decided to put that track on his album
  Swag For Life Member 1:17am Ira:

Never got to see Vox Pop.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:17am mariano:

Wow Scott, I didn't know you were in Fairport Convention! ;) Ok, I might've read the set list wrong at first...

Hello Abu Dhabi.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:23am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Actually know a fiddler played Irish Trad weekly @ the local pub back when that sort of thing happened in the Olden World had been in Fairport @ some point. Said they 'didn't know what to do with him' - so not illustrious apparently...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:30am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...received information - could be cutout news
- but he's fairly accomplished & they made the circuit for decades...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:35am mariano:

RevRabbit: I'm picturing him as the older horn player in The Commitments, the one with all the stories about playing with Sam Cooke, etc.
  1:35am Misha Sib:

Greetings from Omsk, Russia to everybody in the world listening to this groovie radio
  1:35am sufferwords:

Great set/ Vox Pop probably never made it out of LA - possibly frisco
  Swag For Life Member 1:36am Ira:

@Misha Sib: you're just in time! Is there a way to write this title using the English alphabet????
  1:41am Misha Sib:

@Ira ok, it's "Gorodki"
  1:44am Misha Sib:

@Ira Actually it doesn't mean "small towns", gorodki is a Russian traditional game, something like bowling
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:47am mariano:

Interesting, Misha.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53am Rich in Washington:

Now I wanna make a T-bone steak.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54am Rich in Washington:

Hound Dog Taylor's Gimme Back My Wig would just dovetail, huh?
Avatar 1:55am Joe B:

thought the T-Bones were gonna be next!
  Swag For Life Member 1:58am Ira:

That they weren't proving, or at least demonstrating, that it wasn't planned.
Avatar 1:59am Joe B:

guess I meant 'hoping'!
  2:00am BH:

Lloyd Thayer's nickname isn't T-Bone?
  Swag For Life Member 2:01am Ira:

Blasted Virtual DJ--I can't even pull out Doug Sahm doing T-Bone Shuffle.
Avatar 2:02am Joe B:

@BH - it is now!
  Swag For Life Member 2:08am Ira:

At least I was able to play one of my favorite Wizz "T-Bone" Jones numbers.
Avatar 2:11am Hubig Pie:

Yessir I like this track
Avatar 2:14am Joe B:

Concetta!
Avatar 2:16am Joe B:

Wish she had made more records in this style. or even a second one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:22am mariano:

What was that bed music? That was Rod McKuen?
Avatar 2:26am Hubig Pie:

Omsk- home of the regional Soviet air defense HQ
  2:34am Beep Boop:

This works really nice with the train horn in my neighborhood
Avatar 2:38am Joe B:

great segue!
Avatar 2:39am Jedley:

Ole T-Bone Angel Bat!
Avatar 2:43am Joe B:

ha!

I recommend the archive of Angel's appearance on Radio Ravioli from a few weeks ago. wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:55am mariano:

That was a good one, Joe, great show. Thanks Ira, Scott and/or Darren and the rest of the Crew, 'night everyone.
  Swag For Life Member 2:56am Ira:

Thank you for listening. Thanks for commenting. Stay safe.
Avatar 2:57am DktrFaustus:

Awesome stuff, thanks and good cheer.
Avatar 3:00am Joe B:

thanks Ira, great show
  1:28am Michael:

I've seen the future! It's a bald-headed man from New York!
  11:19am Marie:

Great show, Ira--thanks!
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