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Options August 5, 2011: That's the Way of the World
~Animation by Minnesota Jeff

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments
Earth, Wind & Fire  That's the Way of the World   Options   Columbia  1975  45   
Vyacheslav Guyvoronsky  Intervention II   Options Interventions into Bach & Mozart  Leo  2009  CD  Uses the cadence on the theme of the 15th counterpoint from Bach's Art of Fugue 
Electric Light Orchestra  Can't Get It Out of My Head   Options ELO Classics  CBS  1990  CD  originally released in 1974 
Mario Migliardi  Chase #2   Options Matalo!  GDM  2006  CD-R  Soundtrack for the 1970 movie 
Cornelius  Magoo Opening   Options Fantasma  Matador  1990  CD   
Henry Flynt & Nova' Billy  Conga   Options Henry Flynt & Nova' Billy  Locust Music  2007  CD  Recorded in 1975 
George Lewis  Hello Mary Lou   Options Les Exercices Spirituels  Tzadik  2011  CD   
Jacob Garchik  Abstract/01   Options Abstracts  Yestereve Records  2005  CD   
Joey Sellers  Piece for Foil Laden Trombone and Water Jug   Options What the...?  Cirumvention  2010  CD   
Paul Hubweber & Philip Zoubek  Lab 4   Options Archiduc Concert: Dansaert Variations  Emanem  2010  CD   
Pierre Favre / Samuel Blaser  Life in Slow Motion   Options Vol à Voile  Intakt  2010  CD   
Anne LeBaron  Make a Map, Not a Tracing   Options 1, 2, 3, 4  Innova  2010  CD   
Gail Brand and Knut  untitled   Options Relay Eight: Sunday 11th June 2000  2:13 Music  2001  CD   
Peep  Who Rota This Tune?   Options The Joy of Being  Knitting Factory Works  1997  CD   
The Ullman / Swell 4  New York   Options News? No News!  Jazzwerkstatt  2010  CD   
Kahil El'Zabar's Infinity Orchestra  Soul to Groove   Options Transmigration  Delmark  2007  CD   
MFSB  Back Stabbers   Options Love Is the Message: The Best Of MFSB  Columbia / Legacy  1995  CD  Originally released in 1973 
Parliament  Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)   Options Motor Booty Affair  Casablanca  1978  CD   
Measles Mumps Rubella  Fear No Water   Options Fountain of Youth  Troubleman Unlimited  2003  CD   
Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70  Water No Get Enemy   Options Expensive Shit  MCA  1997  CD  Originally released in 1975 
Steven Feld  Suikinkutsu: A Japanese Underground Water Zither (excerpt)   Options Suikinkutsu: A Japanese Underground Water Zither  Voxlox  2006  CD   
Annea Lockwood  A Sound Map of The Hudson River (excerpt)   Options A Sound Map of the Hudson River  Lovely Music, Ltd.  1989  CD   

Listener comments!

  Fri. 8/5/11 3:05pm Parliament Funkadelic and The Ohio Players:

@EW&F: Meet us in the parking lot after school, and we’ll see who the real superheroes are.
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:09pm DJKG:

i'm weating a george clinton tshirt! i swear to god!
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:11pm Rory:

George Clinton i wanna smoke weed with you.
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:17pm Bad Ronald:

Sweet ELO tune. Thanks Kurt!
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:19pm From jefflynnesongs.com:

The song was written in response to Jeff Lynne's father, Phil, being critical of Jeff's songwriting. His father, an avid classical music lover, did not like his Electric Light Orchestra songs, saying, "they've got no tune." To prove to his father that he could write a beautiful classical influenced song, Jeff wrote the rock ballad of Can't Get It Out Of My Head. As Jeff wrote it in the front room of his parent's home in Shard End, Birmingham, one could possibly surmise that Jeff heard his father's comment and almost immediately went to the recording equipment in the front room to record the demo and show up his father. Perhaps this comment even spurred Jeff to use a full orchestra on the album, rather than dubbed together cellos as was done before.
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:20pm Detroit Mac:

I Still think Roy Wood was the real crazy genius of ELO (and the MOVE)
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:21pm Cecile:

me too, Detroit Mac

did you get my minotaur pics from last week, Kurt?
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:23pm DJKG:

thanks for the info, jeff.com, and for the pics cecile!
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:30pm Mic:

The feeling's mutual, bud.
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:32pm still b/p:

Rory -- Maybe you can smoke weed with George Clinton's daughter. He proudly brought her on stage when I saw a show earlier this summer, and she launched into a number that had a lot to do with gettin' high, and also about, um, particular human activity and female anatomy, in pretty raw terms. Wouldn't any father beam?
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:33pm George:

Dat bitch a chip offa da ol' block.
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:34pm Cecile:

it looks amazing.
Andy SIrkis (Gollum) is doing the motion capture acting for Cornelius. It's also the first movie where the motion capture actors worked outside. It's cool.
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:35pm Detroit Mac:

I get sick of saying it, but concerning the Planet of the Apes... read the goddamn book. Like 99% of all movies made from books, the original is so much better (including Masterpiece Theater's ZEN series... read the Dibden novels)
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:37pm Books:

loser says, reading is so much work!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:38pm DJKG:

detroit mac, really? i'm intrigued! i've never heard anyone mention the planet of the apes books!
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:39pm Detroit Mac:

And the 1,001 strings versions are easier to listen to than the original tunes!
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:39pm Handsome Harry:

Earth Wind and Fire! I'm pretty sure I was conceived to the sound of their sweet, sweet music.
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:40pm Mike East:

@Cecile - not to be a nerd, but he's playing Caeser in the new movies...Cornelius was from the orginal Planet of the Apes. Did you see him play Ian Dury in Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll?
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:41pm DJKG:

mike e, nerddom is welcome.
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:44pm Cecile:

Mike, you're right. I got it mixed up.

And no, I didn't see the Ian Dury movie.
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:47pm Detroit Mac:

Author: Pierre Boulle
Date: 1963
He also wrote Bridge Over the River Kwai... which also was made into a movie... (whistle along with me)
  Fri. 8/5/11 3:47pm Mike East:

I enjoyed it. I thought he was brilliant. I didn't find out til yesterday that it was the same guy that played Gollem. I'm actually really looking forward to the Planet of the Apes movie. Good chance I will go this weekend.
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:02pm .gif:

Earth's the Wind of the Fire
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:02pm hubba:

dear lord... just devoured a deep fried, cheese filled, bacon wrapped, cheese sauce topped, pastrami covered beef frank... I made it back, but I don't know if I can make it home. Can I stay here?
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:03pm Detroit Mac:

I think this is chasing everybody away. No new posts?
(I cannot always agree with a DJ's choice, but I will defend to the death their right to make that choice)
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:03pm Gym Rat:

How many more reps of this exercise?
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:05pm Cecile:

I"m actually getting into this project. But enjoying the music.
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:06pm Cecile:

yes, sir. Trombones are fine.
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:07pm hubba:

I like what ever the Gottschalk dishes out, but it is equally welcome for listener commentary that counters a DJ’s selection.

Best example of recent mind was Joe Belock’s Neil Young pre-song narratives that went on for an hour and a half, with two versions of Down by the River, each about 15 minutes in length.
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:08pm hubba:

That befuddled, delighted, upset, and annoyed listeners... which, is why we tune in.
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:09pm Detroit Mac:

RE: Hubba... I heard that Neil Young set too. It got me to finally swear off reefer.
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:10pm Gym Rat:

Like Elvis said: Shook Up!
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:14pm hubba:

I think that owuld be the ebst, and I'm sur eit out there... tuning up, finger noodling, few chords here and there, complete concentration and then stops, begins mundane story abut buying butter milk for stray kitten, but the buttermilk was osur, and the kitten got sick, and had bowle troubles, etc.... a good show opener... occasionally get about 30 secodns into a song, and then stops.
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:15pm Kitty:

mew mew mew hic HEAVE scuse me
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:16pm T-Zero:

  Fri. 8/5/11 4:17pm hubba:

I'm sorry about my typing skills... not really.
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:18pm DJKG:

hubba: that might have been my favorite show post ever. and/but i don't understand one bit of it.

(not that one, the other one.)
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:19pm DJKG:

thanks for the hubweber pic, T0!
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:20pm hubba:

"The spacecraft, Juno, [Micael] Bolton revealed, will carry three Lego figurines: Galileo, in honor of the astronomer, as well as Juno and Jupiter, who will be carrying his thunderbolts."
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:21pm T-Zero:

@DJKG: Getting a late start today. Great sets to slowly wake up.
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:25pm T-Zero:

@DJKG: Now if you could just follow up with Subduing Demons in America (John Giorno)
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:25pm Estelle Reiner:

@hubba: I'll have what you're having.
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:26pm Detroit Mac:

I remember playing this music on my trombone at the high school pep rally in 1968. Oh! how we cheered on our team!
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:27pm hubba:

kittens like buttermilf
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:28pm Sarah Palin:

@hubba: Leave me out of this.
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:28pm hubba:

hey look, I have glaucoma... seriously... I'm going blind. Pigmentary Dispersion Syndrome
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:29pm Sarah Palin:

Sounds more like Glow Coma to me.
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:29pm T-Zero:

For hubba: http://tinyurl.com/3adq5ar
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:31pm hubba:

man... I'm not able to view... let me just cram some cat litter in my eye... let's see now...
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:37pm hubba:

here it is! found it!
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:37pm Detroit Mac:

not "Tromboner"... "Trombonist"!
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:38pm Stan and Kyle:

OMG, hubba killed the Comments!
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:40pm Your House Leader:

That's the ticket! The correct pronunciation of my name is John Bonist, not John Boner!
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:41pm hubba:

  Fri. 8/5/11 4:46pm DJKG:

tromboleon trombonaparte
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:47pm Your House Leader:

That tune totally blew my trombone apart!
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:48pm hubba:

TromBone Thugs and Harmony...
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:50pm Mrs Roberts of Romper Room:

Ponds cold creme is best for nice slide action, but freezes up in cold marching weather...
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:53pm Professor Harold Hill:

@Mrs. R.: Just use the think method, and everything will slide along smoothly!
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:55pm Mrs Roberts of Romper Room:

Have you even had your slide freeze up? The spit valve gets really gooey. Then you just have a big bugle at your mouth.
  Fri. 8/5/11 4:56pm Wise Guy:

Blow harder, honey!
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:03pm Thom Bell:

My motto: gamble and huff!
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:04pm DJKG:

Thom Bell?!? THE Thom Bell? of the Illinois/Missouri Thom Bells?
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:05pm northguineahills:

  Fri. 8/5/11 5:08pm Thom Bell:

Mister Sound of Philly Soulmeister Hisself, Ms. Thang! But I was born in Kingston, Jamaica, mon!
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:09pm DJKG:

but of course but i knew another thombell many a year ago but i guess that's but apparent.
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:10pm Thom Bell:

The name rang a Bell, huh?
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:13pm DJKG:

bout like that, yah.
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:30pm hubba:

unless you're Southern California
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:34pm Cecile:

hydrophobia is the word for fear of water, and also another name for rabies.
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:36pm hubba:

hydrophobia is typical of children who had experienced the traumatic after effects of being thrown out with the bath water
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:38pm hubba:

Earth, wind, and fire left water in the backs eat of the cab on the way to a Captain Planet staff meeting
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:38pm hubba:

water has a drinking problem...
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:40pm DJKG:


what's the word for hubbaphobia?
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:41pm hubba:

um, hubbaphobia... duh.
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:41pm DJKG:

  Fri. 8/5/11 5:41pm DJKG:

  Fri. 8/5/11 5:42pm DJKG:

i should have played parliament's "trombipulation" too.
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:42pm tim:

the only thing to fear is phobiaphobia
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:43pm Ike:

LOVE this water zither. Reminds me of an installation at Governors Island.
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:44pm hubba:

Deep in the bowels of the Red October... what the hell is this water zither doing here?
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:45pm Thom Bell:

That Hubba dude is FUCKIN DRUNK OFF HIS ASS.
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:45pm hubba:

Baby Jessica plays the water zither
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:49pm hubba:

Is that an underground water zither in your pants or did your catheter just break?
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:50pm Thom Bell:

Does Hubba have water on the brain, or is he just a big drip?
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:50pm DJKG:

um, 15 more comments to hit 100...
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:51pm Thom Bell:

If only anyone could come up with something worthwhile to say!!!! :-)
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:52pm Thom Bell:

They all left work, they only comment on someone else's dime!
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:52pm other david:

At your service!
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:54pm hubba:

The guys in high school used to call me "The Big Drip." Now, no one calls me. I got rid of my answering machine. I have a prepaid cell phone. Occasionally, I turn around,quickly, thinking, maybe i just couldn't hear them, but they're calling, just beyond the ornicco flow.
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:55pm Thom Bell:

Orinoco, FWIW
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:55pm hubba:

Jana Winderen
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:56pm The Riverine Jerry Falwell:

One of my favorite tunes!
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:56pm hubba:

ornicco is how we say it out here... don't mess with Idaho
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:57pm hubba:

  Fri. 8/5/11 5:57pm Thom Bell:

Freakin hicks.
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:57pm DJKG:

6 more!
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:58pm Ike:

Dammit, I can't remember what the water-based installation at Figment at Governors Island is called. It makes beautiful dripping noises. With pots and pans or something like that. In a pedestrian underpass of sorts.
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:58pm hubba:

  Fri. 8/5/11 5:58pm Thom Bell:

Little known secret: I played horns on all the Sound of Philly tunes, credited as Throm Bone.
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:58pm hubba:

pedestrian underpants
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:58pm hopey:

6 more what until what?...
(late to the show)
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:59pm hubba:

werewolves on wheels... i'm stoked
  Fri. 8/5/11 5:59pm Thom Bell:

  Fri. 8/5/11 5:59pm hubba:

two sections, no way, amazing
  Fri. 8/5/11 6:00pm hubba:

okay... thanks Kurt
  Fri. 8/5/11 6:00pm Thom Bell:

Hubba is over now
Our song is dying
This is the end my friend
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