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December 13, 2011 Options
South African Soul Spectacular: Mbaqanga-roo!
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Artist Selection Album    (Label / Recording date)
Theme Music:
James Brown 
Cold Sweat, pt. 1   Options b/w Cold Sweat, pt. 2
(King 1967)

The Boom Brothers  Take It!   Options Jazz & Hot Dance in South Africa
(Harlequin 1957)
African Swingsters  Liyaduma   Options Music & Rhythm of Africa, Volume 1
(HMV mid-1950s)
Abia Themba & His Rhythm  eZoo Kwela   Options Bona Bantu
(Quality ca. 1962)
Nick Moyake  Brown Sauce   Options b/w Shabaza
(Meritone Big Beat )
Early Mabuza  Jazzman of the Year   Options Golden Castle
(Golden Castle 1967)
Alfred Ndima  Hotpoint   Options Sea Water
(Number one 1972)
West Nkosi Nabashokobezi  Marabi Bell   Options
(F.G.B. 1973)

Talkover Music:
Charanjit Singh 
Manjhi Re   Options Instrumental Film Tunes
(Odeon 1973)

The A.M. Stragglers  Fully Licensed   Options Soul Bandit
(Little Giant 1969)
Allen Kwela  Black Beauty   Options Black Beauty
(Soweto )
Izintombi Zodumo  Don't Ever Think of Leaving Me   Options Highway Soul
(WEA 1977)
Izintombi Zesi Manje Manje  Lensizwa   Options Umuntu Othulile
(Masterpiece 1979)

Talkover Music:
Memphis Black (Ingfried Hoffman)  
Why Don't You Play the Organ, Man   Options Soul Club
(Sonorama 1969)

The Drive  Can You Feel It?   Options
Dick Khoza  W.D. 46 Mendi Road   Options Chapita
(As-Shams/Matsuli 1976)
Joshua Sithole  Amakwenkwe (To Become a Man)   Options Joshua Sithole's Africa
(Deep South 1975)
The Movers  Last Word   Options Greatest Hits, Volume 4
(City Special )

Closing Theme:
Specks Williams 
We Gave the Drummer Some   Options b/w Specks' Blues
(Jax 1960s)

Listener comments!

  Tue. 12/13/11 4:06pm Van in Dallas:

Hi Doug! I'll try to remember to stop back in when you are live...hope my WFMU app has the ability to tap into GTDS stream? Guess I'll find out later :)
  Tue. 12/13/11 4:19pm Doug Schulkind:

Hey there Van! I'm sitting here putting the final spit-shine on this evening's show. (Hope I didn't spray you.)
  Tue. 12/13/11 4:20pm Doug Schulkind:

FYI Van...
if you're using the WFMU app for iPhone or Droid, you CAN access the Give the Drummer Radio stream!
  Tue. 12/13/11 5:32pm Van in Dallas:

Yay! Ready to go with the stream on my iPod :)
  Tue. 12/13/11 5:33pm Doug Schulkind:

Nice! I recently (finally) got an iThingy and the app works like a dream.
  Tue. 12/13/11 5:34pm glenn:

i've just sorta realized how many great and near great musicians there are with the last name hawkins. coleman, dale, ronnie, ted, hawkshaw. who am i missing? there's enough for a friday morning 3 hour show, prolly.
  Tue. 12/13/11 5:38pm Doug Schulkind:

Screaming Jay! Erskine! Edwin! Who else?
  Tue. 12/13/11 5:38pm Maricôt:

Work break! Missed the show!
  Tue. 12/13/11 5:39pm Doug Schulkind:

No! Maricôt! The show is about to begin (in 20 minutes).
  Tue. 12/13/11 5:40pm glenn:

oh, jeeez. screamin' jay. talk about not seeing the forest for the trees.
  Tue. 12/13/11 5:42pm Maricôt:

I missed being able to listen to the show, but now I can (because I'm off work 'til next year). These crazy Portuguese speakers.
  Tue. 12/13/11 5:43pm Doug Schulkind:

How about Andy Hawkins of Blind Idiot God?

So glad you can listen, Maricôt!
  Tue. 12/13/11 5:45pm glenn:

him i don't know.
  Tue. 12/13/11 5:48pm Doug Schulkind:

Blind Idiot God were a thrash(ish)/dub trio from St. Louis. Absolutely the loudest band I ever heard. Made massively, monstrously gorgeous music. I use one of their records as a music bed sometimes during mic breaks on the show.
  Tue. 12/13/11 5:49pm glenn:

los lobos is the loudest band i ever saw, believe it or not. there's ernie hawkins, who's a great blues/ ragtime guitarist.
  Tue. 12/13/11 5:50pm listener james from westwood:

good tuesday all!
  Tue. 12/13/11 5:52pm Doug Schulkind:

My grin widened to maniacally menacing with your arrival, Listener James from Westwood.
  Tue. 12/13/11 5:53pm glenn:

your entry fee for this evening is a previously unmentioned musician with last name hawkins
  Tue. 12/13/11 5:59pm listener james from westwood:

i bring out the mania in people. it's a talent.
good gravy, could there be any hawkinses left to unearth?
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:00pm ndbob:

evening Doug and everyone!
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:00pm Artie:

Ted, perhaps?
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:01pm glenn:

there may be more than one ted, i think.
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:02pm Artie:

Well, there's my +1 then.
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:06pm Doug Schulkind:

Forget get +1, how about X1!
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:07pm Van in Dallas:

No Comments access from the app? :(
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:09pm Doug Schulkind:

Crikey! Sorry about that Van. Does the app give access to main WFMU playlist comments?
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:10pm Van in Dallas:

I have to go thru weB browser
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:11pm ndbob:

I got an IPhone a few weeks ago, so I will check out the WFMU app
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:13pm Artie:

WFMU App is the new SiriusXM.
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:13pm Van in Dallas:

The show is loud &clear and I can get to playlist so all is well :)
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:14pm Doug Schulkind:

I remember now that I had the same experience, Van. I was standing on line buying my Thanksgiving turkey and trying to comment during Amanda's show.
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:16pm Van in Dallas:

I remember that :)
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:16pm Artie:

Yep. Gotta go to e-mail for the playlist URL, launch in web browser, scroll about for reading, post comment, do the maths, then back around. Pre-optimization, but just glad for the sounds.
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:31pm listener james from westwood:

i need to go to home despot, but i don't want to leave this show! (i have a dumbphone, so my internet link would remain at home.)
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:33pm Doug Schulkind:

When I first moved into this new house in P-Burgh, I had to make dozens of little trips to Home Depot for little fixemups. Every dang time I arrived during those early weeks, some HD employee would advise me on some tool or product, "I was just using that XXXX recently and I was very happy with it." Just like management told them say...
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:34pm Van in Dallas:

Yeah been a great show!
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:34pm glenn:

hah. i call it home despot too. or homeless depot. those pricks of misery.
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:35pm glenn:

i have an old style hardware store a block away from me. i LOVE that store.
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:38pm listener james from westwood:

the pain in the ass is this is over a huge cfl bulb that lasted all of 3 days. second time i've bought one of these and both crapped out early. if i get an employee supplying me with advice on it, i'm gonna ask him where he found the ones that actually work correctly.
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:38pm Doug Schulkind:

A few months before I left Brooklyn, my favorite store, Sid's Hardware, closed. It was a sign that it was time for me to go.
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:39pm ndbob:

HD - or any hardware store actually - is a nightmare to me - given my complete ineptness in using tools, etc.
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:54pm Van in Dallas:

Nice that my battery held out! Really have enjoyed the show, thanks Doug!
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:55pm Andy S.:

Is it just the guitar solo or is this song a translation of Harold Melvin & the Bluenotes' "The Love I Lost?"
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:56pm listener james from westwood:

there's still a small hardware store one town over, and a five-and-dime in my town, so one can still get some small bit of gear without disappearing into the tesseract that is home depot.
  Tue. 12/13/11 6:56pm Doug Schulkind:

My pleasure, Van!
Quick, listeners, pull out your Harold Melvin in the next 4 minutes and answer Andy S.
  Tue. 12/13/11 7:00pm Andy S.:

On second thought, the song (by Dick Khoze?) bore no resemblance to "The Love I Lost I Lost" EXCEPT for that unmistakable guitar lick.
  Tue. 12/13/11 7:02pm ndbob:

excellent show of course Doug!
  Tue. 12/13/11 7:03pm listener james from westwood:

so much great music from one country and of course just scratching the surface. thanks for scratching the itch, doug!
  Tue. 12/13/11 7:05pm Doug Schulkind:

Enjoyed the hell out of that show. Thanks for hanging with me everyone!
  Wed. 12/14/11 11:20am Bob:

Looks like the "Pop‑up player" link on this page actually links to last Friday's show. Great show, but I'm curious about last night's!
  Wed. 12/14/11 11:24am Parq:

The pop up link for this show takes the listener to the archive for the 12/9 show. Not that I mind listening to the 12/9 show, but if you could get a proper link for the 12/13 show put up, I would most appreciate.
  Wed. 12/14/11 11:25am Parq:

Bob is having the same problem, I see.
  Wed. 12/14/11 12:34pm Doug Schulkind:

Bob and Parq, I'm told the link has been fixed! Not "fixed" like a little puppy, but, you know, fixed.
  Wed. 12/14/11 10:20pm Parq:

That's the stuff! Just finishing it now -- worth waiting for!
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