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Options December 17, 2009: Lunch is Served

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Artist Track Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Broadcast  Lunch Hour Pops   Options Ha Ha Sound  Warp Records    0:00:00 ()
Kirsty MacColl and the Pogues  Miss Otis Regrets/Just One of Those Things   Options Red, Hot + Blue: A Tribute to Cole Porter  Capitol    0:04:15 ()
Ethel Waters  Miss Otis Regrets (She's Unable to Lunch Today)   Options Ethel Waters: 1931-1934  Classics    0:08:37 ()
The Plaids  Out to Lunch   Options Dry Run  Buffalo Bop    0:11:40 ()
The Descendents  I Like Food   Options Two Things at Once  Sst Records    0:13:38 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Boardwalk         0:16:53 ()
Chaz & 2  Soupbone   Options Las Vegas Grind Vol 6  Crypt    0:17:18 ()
Boruk Glasgow  Salad Freak   Options Blackhole Boogie  Self Released    0:18:55 ()
The Tiger Lillies  Augustus and the Soup   Options Shockheaded Peter: A Junk Opera  Elektra/Wea    0:20:19 ()
Yamaha Music Foundation  The Salad Song   Options Priimary 2  Yamaha Music Foundation    0:25:02 ()
Shirley Temple  Animal Crackers in My Soup   Options Animal Crackers  Pegasus    0:27:38 ()
The Fall  Pumpkin Soup & Mashed Potatoes   Options The Unutterable  Mister E    0:30:17 ()
Dead Kennedys  Soup is Good Food   Options Frankenchrist  Alternative Tentacles    0:33:14 ()
100 Proof (Aged in Soul)  Too Many Cooks (Spoil the Soup)   Options Somebody's Been Sleeping  P-Vine Records    0:37:47 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Beach       Field Recording  0:40:20 ()
Jim Groce  Junk Food Junkie   Options Larry Groce- His Very Best  K-Tel    0:47:16 ()
Amadou & Mariam  Senegal Fast Food   Options Dimanche a Bamako  Nonesuch    0:49:57 ()
Richard Thompson  Fast Food   Options Mirror Blue  Capitol    0:54:06 ()
Wesley Willis  Rock n Roll McDonald's   Options Greatest Hits  Alternative Tentacles    0:56:50 ()
Chris Powell & the Five Blue Flames  Hot Dog   Options Okeh Rhythm & Blues  Columbia    0:59:15 ()
Tomorrow's Keepsake  Eat Your Hot Dog Boy   Options The Gaiety Records Story  Peacekeeper Entertainment    1:01:49 ()
The Four Shells  Hot Dog   Options Complete Stax/Volt Singles, Vol 5 1959-1968  Atlantic    1:03:45 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
Sounds of Sideshows by the Seashore       field recording  1:05:47 ()
Washboard Rhythm Kings  Trust Me for a Hamburger   Options Washboard Rhythm Kings, Vol. 4 1933  Collector's Classics    1:10:55 ()
Cousin Deems Sanders & His Goatherders w/ Walt McCoy  Goatburger Boogie   Options Hillbilly Boogie Vol 3  Proper Records Lmt.    1:13:11 ()
Johnny Hicks & His Troubadors  Hamburger Hop   Options Swinging Hollywood Hillbilly  Proper Box UK    1:16:04 ()
MAD All-Stars  Don't Put Onions on Your Hamburger   Options Fink Along with MAD  Big Top    1:18:32 ()
Charley Pride  Burgers and Fries   Options Charley Pride  RCA    1:21:26 ()
Rolling Stones  Hamburger to Go   Options Thee Satanic Session  Diablo     1:24:24 ()
Gang of Four  Cheeseburger   Options Solid Gold  Toshiba EMI    1:27:49 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
Sounds From Coney Island Boardwalk       Field recording  1:31:53 ()
Neil Alan  Pizza Pizza Pizza Pie   Options Rip it Up  Buffalo Bop    1:38:17 ()
Fortune & Maltese and the Phabulous Pallbearers  Pizza Party Twist   Options Konquer Kampus  Hillsdale    1:40:27 ()
Phil Irwin  Pizza Pie   Options Cool and the Crazy  Buffalo Bop    1:43:13 ()
James Kochalka Superstar  Pizza Rocket   Options Monkey vs. Robot  Orchard    1:45:12 ()
Rabaue  Pizza Hut   Options Pizza Hut  WSM    1:46:40 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Boardwalk       field recording  1:49:36 ()
Chuck Berry  Fish and Chips   Options Back Home  Chess    1:54:43 ()
Funkadelic  Fish, Chips and Sweat   Options Music for Your Mother  Westbound    1:57:22 ()
The Tubes  Sushi Girl   Options The Completion Backward Principle  Capitol Records    2:00:08 ()
Cibo Matto  Le Pain Perdu   Options Viva! La Woman  Warner Bros/Wea    2:03:34 ()
The Cramps  Shortin' Bread   Options Stay Sick!  Big Beat UK    2:06:59 ()
Godley & Creme  Sandwiches of You   Options L  Universal Dist.    2:09:44 ()
The Sabras  Falafel   Options Jerusalem of Gold  Tikva    2:13:00 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Beach       field recording  2:16:08 ()
George Woods  Potato Salad   Options   Fat Back    2:20:40 ()
Little Joe Cook and the Thrillers  Doodle Pickle   Options A Blast from the Past  Beantown Intl. Records    2:24:02 ()
Slim Gaillard  Potato Chips   Options Laughing in Rhythm  Verve    2:26:20 ()
Louis Jordan  Cole Slaw   Options Jump, Jive & Boogie with Louis Jordan  Golden Stars    2:29:27 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
Sounds of Sideshows by the Seashore       field recording  2:32:09 ()
Dead Kennedys  A Growing Boy Needs His Lunch   Options Frankenchrist  Alternative Tentacles    2:34:07 ()
Dead Boys  I Need Lunch   Options Young, Loud, and Snotty  Sire/London/Rhino    2:39:29 ()
Evolution Control Committee  Lunch   Options Plagiarythm Nation  Seeland Records    2:43:02 ()
Wazmo Nariz  Luncheonette Lover   Options Things Aren't Right  IRS    2:43:51 ()
Adam Sandler  Lunchlady Land   Options They're All Gonna Laugh at You  Warner Bros./Wea    2:45:51 ()
Weird Al Yankovic  Girls Just Wanna Have Lunch   Options Dare to be Stupid  Volcano    2:51:18 ()

Listener comments!

  Thu. 12/17/09 6:02am Chuck:

Morning! What's on the plate today?
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:03am Meghan:

Morning Chuck! Blue Plate Special today
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:04am Chuck:

Mke sure mine has pickle! I love pickle...
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:07am Meghan:

It lacks in a lot of lunches.... that pickle. People don't give it out like they used to! I like that tart crunch to top off the flavors.....
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:09am Dave B:

the gerkin is equally maligned
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:09am Chuck:

Yeah, whatever happened to delis where they actually had a barrel of dills in front of the counter?
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:10am Meghan:

Those damn kids.... messing with the pickles..... hehe
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:10am Dave B:

Probably the various boards of health.

Morning all!

And let us not forget the pickles little french cousin the cornichon!
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:11am Meghan:

Morning Dave! yes, i do love me a cornichon as well....
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:12am Chuck:

Yes, Dave... A must have with a good pate'... If you like goose liver anyway...
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:14am Dave B:

absolument!
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:17am Joshua K:

welcome to Underwater Food Mart with Meghan
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:19am Meghan:

Morning Josh!
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:19am Chuck:

Now I've gotten a craving for a Philly cheese steak, with pickle, of course.... Is there cheese in the food mart today, Meghan?
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:23am Meghan:

I got coffee, yogurt and I already grabbed an egg and cheese sandwich due to my memory of the breakfast theme.... not being stuck without food and coffee again!
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:23am Dan:

good morning, Meghan
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:24am Meghan:

And a good morning to you as well Dan!
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:25am Dan:

My new year's resolution is to start listening to your show live.
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:27am Meghan:

I think that is a genius idea! hehe...
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:27am Chuck:

I Graham Parker's "3 Martini Lunch" on the menu, Meghan?
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:30am Meghan:

Nope.... it will fall under the liquor theme.....
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:32am Dan:

I know. There's no better way to start out my day than listening to your awesome awesome show.
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:32am Chuck:

Fits there as well... Shirley Temple's song answers my cheese question...
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:32am Meghan:

awwwww... you are too kind..... *blushes*
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:33am Meghan:

oh Chuck.... i gots the cheese!
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:36am Dave B:

@Dan - Chumby as an alarm clock guarantees I never miss this show!
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:38am Meghan:

Oh Dave.... btw.... I got some tunes for you... I need to upload it to your server.
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:39am Dan:

Thanks Dave B. I'll consider it. But for now I'll stick with the good old-fashioned alarm clock.
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:39am Dave B:

And I'll atest, soup IS good food. made a big vat of chicken noodle this week.
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:40am Dave B:

Meghan - upload away!
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:41am Chuck:

You remind me that I haven't made Pho Bo in a long time, Dave... Where to get star anise though?
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:43am Dave B:

Should be able to find star anise in Chinatown, if you have one in your town
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:45am Chuck:

Non-existant in my area, Dave... There used to be a small Thai/Vietnamese market in Poughkeepsie where I could get it... It went out of business though, very sad...
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:48am Dave B:

You could mail order it from Dean and Deluca!

http://www.deandeluca.com/herbs-and-spices/herbs-spices/star-anise.aspx
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:50am Chuck:

Thanks, Dave! You can find anything on the internet these days... I have gotten stuff from D&D before... They tend to be a bit pricey though...
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:53am Chuck:

I already have all the other ingredients, I think... Oh, except for the rice noodles!
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:53am Parq:

Ah, I see I missed Tiger Lillies and two versions of Miss Otis. Oh well, at least I got here in time to catch Junk Food Junkie -- haven't heard that in decades.
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:54am Dave B:

D&D are pricey for sure. Here's another joint - worldspices.com

http://www.worldspice.com/spices/0169staranise.shtml
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:56am Chuck:

You are quick at this stuff, Dave! Thanks once again!
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:56am Meghan:

Hey there Parq.... well there is always the archives to catch up on the beginning....
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:57am Meghan:

There is a company called Penzy's as well... or something like that. They are catalog, but there is a store in Grand Central...
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:59am Chuck:

I'll look into them as well, Meg... It sucks that there are no good ethnic markets around where I live anymore...
  Thu. 12/17/09 6:59am Dave B:

penzy' is equally as good!

Too bad there aren't enough spice songs for a theme....
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:00am Parq:

And I haven't heard any of this other stuff before -- this is a great set!
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:01am Dave B:

Rock n Roll McDonalds was OUTSTANDING!
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:02am Toby Dammit:

Dang I already had breakfast and lunch and now I'm hungry again!
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:02am Meghan:

wow, you haven't heard Wesley Willis... he's amazing. Each songs ends with an ad
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:02am Chuck:

Good... One of the online company's that I used to get stuff from, The C&C Company, went out of business as well...
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:04am Meghan:

Ha! Sorry Toby! There should be a warning with today's show....
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:04am Chuck:

Mmm... Beef lips in my hotdog... hehe...
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:07am Dave B:

chuck - chowhound.chow.com is a pretty good community for the epicurious.

(and I work at the parent company - so shameless plug!)
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:07am Toby Dammit:

Sittin' in Berlin emptying out the refrigerator! When does this show end!
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:10am Chuck:

Not to worry about plugging it, Dave... I'll do business with anyone who's got the stuff I need for a reasonable price... I'll check them out!
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:11am Dan:

Your theme next week will be a lack of theme.
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:14am Meghan:

Ha! Toby you got about 1 hour and 45 minutes.... call for delivery! Ahhh, yes Dan that is how I should say it!
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:15am Chuck:

Or "Breaking Out of Themes", Meg... I know you want to do that anyway and just play whatever...
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:19am Meghan:

I sometimes find it harder to put together a show without that restriction. It's funny! I have a trouble picking out what I should play!
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:19am Joshua K:

mmmm handburgers
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:21am Chuck:

I know! The impulse is just to play everything... But you can't because of the time restriction....
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:21am Dave B:

i will gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today!
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:22am Chuck:

Glad you said it, Dave! Saves me the embarressment! HA!
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:24am Meghan:

That and I come across stuff that I didn't know or never heard of doing it this way... so it's more wide!

I kept thinking of Whimpy too... but also the Clash going- cheeseboigah!
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:25am Chuck:

Chips, chips, chips... No fries...
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:26am Meghan:

Coke... no Pepsi! or was it the other way around?
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:28am Chuck:

I don't remember! Jeez, you realize those skits were 30 years or so ago!
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:29am Dan:

the other way around, I think.
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:30am Chuck:

Yay! Love Gang of Four!
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:35am Chuck:

You missed "Cheeseburger in Paradise" by Jimmy Buffet...
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:36am Joshua K:

Are there any songs about tacos
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:39am Dave B:

Dick Dale has "Taco Wagon"
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:41am Parq:

Thank you! Jimmy Buffet irks the living daylights out of me, too.
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:41am Dave B:

and the Angry Samoans - "Tuna Taco"
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:41am Chuck:

I was goofing on you, Meg! I wouldn't play anything by Jimmy Buffet either...
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:43am Joshua K:

Theres a track like the breakfast one from that show: Ecc - the mighty hamburger
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:43am Meghan:

I didn't tell the story about me leaving the Pixies? Where a Jimmy Buffet concert was letting out? I thought I shared that story.... next break!
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:44am Meghan:

Ha! Jeff just called me..... Dead Milkmen- Taco Land!
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:47am Joshua K:

Hot Burrito #2 by Dinosaur Jr doesn't use the word burrito once in the lyrics
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:51am Chuck:

Pizza Hut isn't real pizza... It's gross!
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:52am jeff p:

Dammit! I missed Pizza Rocket!
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:57am Meghan:

Morning Jeff! sorry you missed Pizza Rocket!
  Thu. 12/17/09 7:59am jeff p:

i had a hard time thinking of stuff for this list. my brain was just mush....
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:00am Meghan:

Next one is yours Jeff.....
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:01am Chuck:

I had pizza for dinner last night... Too much work to do, too tired to cook...
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:02am Meghan:

Yeah i don't know when I would be able to come up and help Chuck.... Holidays and all.... after the new year perhaps? Is that too late?
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:05am jeff p:

I remember seeing these guys play this song on some late night tv show like "Fridays" or something
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:06am Chuck:

I should have all the big stuff done by then, provided I don't get completely burned out... I've got an abstract wood piece in 5 sections, 2 of which are 8 feet long, among other things... Whew! Thanks for letting me know. I'll give you an update after the holidays...
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:15am Toby Dammit:

Hey don't forget "Sandwich of Love" by The Mentors...
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:16am jeff p:

falafel is a great song!
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:16am Meghan:

Awww Toby! I don't have it! damn! i was looking for more sandwich songs.....
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:18am Derek in DC:

I remember seeing the Tubes on SCTV, lip synching while eating big handfuls of rice.
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:18am Toby Dammit:

Not sure if that would float past under the censor bridge anyway!
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:20am Chuck:

Have you solved the Falfel binder problem, Meghan?
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:21am jeff p:

Oh, I'LL SAY there's a problem with the south....
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:23am Dave B:

Solid Potato Salad - by the Ross Sisters?

How the heck did I forget to request THAT. The video is the best!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mVpGmoES3w
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:23am Meghan:

The joys of internet radio is there is no censor issues... woohoo!

Yeah Chuck.... i solved the problem. I go down to Ibby's, who have the best falafel in the area!
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:25am Chuck:

That's cheating! But, hey, if it's good, it's good...
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:28am Chuck:

Do they have the cucumber sauce too?
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:29am Toby Dammit:

Well if you the have time, you can get that Mentors song down from You Tube. It's well...special.
"The Mentors - Sandwich of Love (You Axed For It!)"
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:32am Meghan:

Actually.... cutting songs out of show now.... running out of time... *sigh*
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:33am Dave B:

Now I have a hankering for takoyaki! Might just need to swing down to Otafuku on East 9th Street for lunch!

http://nymag.com/listings/restaurant/otafuku/menus/main.html
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:33am Chuck:

Yeah, it's downright painful to omit things...
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:34am jeff p:

You can have a show after the "Dinner" and "Dessert" shows called "Leftovers" that has a bunch of stuff that you couldn't fit in to the breakfast/lunch/dinner shows
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:36am Meghan:

Oh i love it! Was planning a dinner and dessert one... but leftovers! Brilliant!
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:38am jeff p:

It's what I do, babe.
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:42am Chuck:

Punk out!!! Love it!
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:43am Meghan:

it's my dead set.... well the first two that is... hehe
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:46am Jeff p:

Heh. The Evolution Control Committee song made my boss go, "What the hell is that?"
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:46am Meghan:

heheh..... excellent......
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:47am Chuck:

Sounds like Jello Biafra is getting plenty of your attention today...
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:48am Dave B:

Jeff - that ECC song made ME go "what the eph...?" and then laugh to myself.
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:48am Meghan:

actually i had one more with Jello and Mojo Nixon..... i figured i would give it a break... hehe
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:56am Dave B:

Have a great weekend!
  Thu. 12/17/09 8:57am Meghan:

You too! Remember- This Saturday! Paul's Bar and Bowling in Clifton NJ! Bluegrass, Jug band and Rockabilly.... plus free Bowling! come on out!
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