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The run-around drill sergeant of love meets the freeform radio nurse in an international popularity crisis. Twang, dub, noise, rockers, aliens, drum machines, foreigners, imported goods, songs, rumbles, hollers, blips and squiggles, along with an occasional musical number.

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Options December 25, 2011: Eternally Immovable Mental Mainstay

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
Georges Montalba  Anitra's Dance   Options High Fidelity Pipe Organ Favorites & Fantasy in Pipe Organ and Percussion  Hit Thing  2001    '57  0:00:00 ()
Eddie Head and His Family  Lord I'm the True Vine   Options V/A: American Primitive Volume I - Raw Pre-War Gospel (1926 - 1936)  Revenant  1997      0:02:11 ()
Reverend E L McKinney  Paul's Letter to Timothy   Options Can I Get A Witness? Sinner's Crossroads' 2011 WFMU Marathon Premium  WFMU  2011      0:04:53 ()
Ephram Carter, et.al  I Love Jesus, Yes I Do   Options Traveling Through the Jungle: Fife and Drum Band Music from the Deep South  Sutro Park  2011  LP    0:09:36 ()
Embla Quickbeam  Seven Is In Rhinogs Crown   Options Below the Radar: A Quiet Position Edition Two  The Wire  2011      0:12:43 ()
Leadbelly  The Blood's Done Signed Your Name   Options Lifting The Veil: Earliest Blues Guitarists  World Arbiter  2008      0:17:15 ()
Guy Carawan  Black Black   Options Alan Lomax Presents Folk-Song Saturday Night  Kapp  1958  LP    0:18:50 ()
Elvis Presley  (There'll Be) Peace in the Valley (For Me)   Options The Complete 50's Masters  BMG  1992    '57  0:21:27 ()
Lydia Mendoza  Palida Luna   Options I Don't Feel At Home In This World Anymore 1927-1948  Mississippi  2007  LP    0:24:26 ()
John Jacob Niles  John Henry   Options I Listen to the Wind That Obliterates My Traces...Music In Vernacular Photographs 1880-1955  Dust-to-Digital  2011      0:27:29 ()
Angola Quartet  See How They Done My Lord   Options Angola Prison Spirituals  Arhoolie  2003      0:29:38 ()
Richard Youngs  Big Waves of an Actual Sea   Options Long White Cloud  Grapefruit  2011  LP    0:32:43 ()
Jimpson  No More, My Lawd   Options Murderers' Home  Sequel  1990    '57  0:41:46 ()
Rev. D.C. Rice and Congregation  In the Battlefield for My Lord   Options Anthology of American Folk Music, Vol 2A: Social Music  Smithsonian Folkways  1997    orig '52  0:44:10 ()
Stoneface and Life Everlasting  Love is Free   Options Love is Free  Academy  2011  7"    0:47:19 ()
Jimmy McGriff  The Christmas Song   Options Christmas with McGriff  Holiday  1981  LP    0:49:37 ()
Spacemen 3  Walking With Jesus   Options Forged Prescriptions  Space Age Recordings  2003    demos, versions of tracks on perfect prescription ('87) + unreleased  1:09:03 ()
The Necks  Daylights   Options Mindset  ReR  2011      1:13:46 ()
COH feat. Little Annie  I'm Curious Yellow   Options I'm Curious Yellow  Tourette  2011  7"    1:35:18 ()
Oren Ambarchi & Thomas Brinkmann  The Mortimer Trap (excerpt)   Options The Mortimer Trap  Black Truffle  2011      1:41:19 ()
Andy Stott  Cherry Eye   Options Passed Me By / We Stay Together  Modern Love  2011      2:11:28 ()
Pinch & Shackleton  Burning Blood   Options Pinch & Shackleton  Honest Jon's  2011      2:18:14 ()
Paul Bowles  Next To Nothing   Options Baptism of Solitude  Meta  1995      2:25:03 ()
Seebell Kennedy  I Just Can't Keep From Crying   Options How We Got Over: Sacred Songs of Gee's Bend  Tinwood Media  2002    music from members of the Gee's Bend African American community outta Boykin, Alabama  2:35:55 ()
Daniel Padden  17 Leaves in the Low Register   Options Ship Chop  Dekorder  2011  LP    2:36:53 ()
Eric Glick Rieman  In My Mind, Her Image Was Reversed   Options In My Mind, Her Image Was Reversed  Accretions  2011    modified, prepared, and extended Rhodes electric piano...  2:39:41 ()
Fred McDowell  Woke Up This Morning With My Mind on Jesus   Options The First Recordings  Rounder  1997    '59  2:45:51 ()
Blind Willie Harris  Does Jesus Care?   Options Guitar Evangelists (1928-1951)  Document  1992      2:50:01 ()
Horace Andy  Christmas Time   Options The Season of (Give Me a) Light  No Label  2011    '72 trk from Surface Noise Joe's Christmas Music for the Seasonally Reluctant CD!  2:52:01 ()

Listener comments!

  Sun. 12/25/11 9:06pm T-Zero:

Happy holiday, DB. Thanks for coming in.
  Sun. 12/25/11 9:08pm D. Blumin:

Hiya T-Zero!
Very glad to be here! Happy holidays to you and all...
  Sun. 12/25/11 9:14pm Jesus:

Satan loves WFMU
  Sun. 12/25/11 9:16pm Billy Jam:

loves Daniel Blumin's show and also Satan as well as my red and blue Jesus car air freshener
  Sun. 12/25/11 9:18pm dave:

Hey Daniel! Merry XMAS and glad to yr on the air tonight!
  Sun. 12/25/11 9:21pm D. Blumin:

  Sun. 12/25/11 9:21pm D. Blumin:

Billy Jam!
  Sun. 12/25/11 9:22pm Ignore Function:

Great music!
  Sun. 12/25/11 9:24pm D. Blumin:

Running outta exclamatin' - hiya Dave! Thanks! Switching w/ Martha fer a week!
Thanks a lot, IF!
  Sun. 12/25/11 9:42pm Eric:

This rocks! (Note: not very literally.) What album is it on?
  Sun. 12/25/11 9:43pm D. Blumin:

Long White Cloud - on Grapefruit Rekkids... Will be doing a full playlist after the show!
  Sun. 12/25/11 9:44pm Eric:

Thank you, sir!
  Sun. 12/25/11 9:55pm B. LaBonte:

Happy Whatever!
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:07pm Billy Jam:

Whateva' to you Brad + Daniel
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:13pm Mike East:

I know this song, but not this version. What album is this from?
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:13pm Mike East:

Merry Holiday, everyone, btw!
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:13pm PB:

How many different versions of this song by Spacemen 3 are there? This is at least the 3rd that I've heard. Great track in all 3 versions though.
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:16pm D. Blumin:

Forged Prescriptions, Mike! Yes, PB, they are like mushrooms after the rain - popping up all over the place - this album alone has 2.
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:20pm Mike East:

Ah cool! Looks like a special reissue of Perfect Prescription, which I have. Very cool. I will keep my eye out for it at my local record store. Cheers!
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:22pm D. Blumin:

It's from 2003, Mike, so you might have to order the sucka. Or have someone order it in case someone forgot to get you sumfin!
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:26pm Mike East:

True! Always looking through the used CD stacks, though, which is where I find most of my gold. I'm sure that's where I got most of my Spacemen 3 as well as my Spiritualized. Why anyone would give such treasures up, I'll never know, but I can't complain.
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:27pm jw:

Happy merry etc etc mr Blumin. Nothing better to unwind to this evening...
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:30pm D. Blumin:

Thanks, JW. Backatcha! What you unwinding from? The holiday dinner?
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:32pm D. Blumin:

Mike, I came across a whole slew of cd's in the lobby of a friend's building - might be playing something from one tonight. Methinks they digitize - we scavenge!
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:38pm jw:

Just the stress of general family time. Holidays, amirite?
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:41pm T-Zero:

This COH (Pavlov/)Gothard is great!
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:42pm D. Blumin:

Looks like you're alone on that one, JW, unless everyone is so unwound they cannae type!
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:42pm T-Zero:

whoops, misplaced ) there in my excitement...
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:44pm T-Zero:

heh, that's it... must be too unwound... It has been a stress free day
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:47pm D. Blumin:

You can never be TOO unwound, Sire! Unwind further! It's Christmas!
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:48pm B. LaBonte:

This is dope
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:51pm PB:

Trippy. Very cool.
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:55pm T-Zero:

wonder if they're chess fans...
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:57pm D. Blumin:

Yeah, this monster is 77 mins long - requires concentration, man!
  Sun. 12/25/11 10:58pm T-Zero:

The Mortimer Trap is a chess strategy used to trap the opponent...
  Sun. 12/25/11 11:01pm D. Blumin:

Whatever you do, do not go for the black pawn, T-Zero! It's a trap, I tell ya!
  Sun. 12/25/11 11:03pm T-Zero:

heh, i prefer prawns anyway...
  Sun. 12/25/11 11:03pm Plumber:

The drain trap is a strategy to keep sewer smells from rising though sinks
  Sun. 12/25/11 11:07pm T-Zero:

  Sun. 12/25/11 11:15pm T-Zero:

Thanks for telling us about the Mortimer insert in their notes... I was simply speculating... nice to be validated lol
  Sun. 12/25/11 11:35pm T-Zero:

When was this (Next to Nothing) recorded?
  Sun. 12/25/11 11:36pm D. Blumin:

  Sun. 12/25/11 11:40pm D. Blumin:

make that '94/95
  Sun. 12/25/11 11:41pm T-Zero:

I was wondering if it was around the time of WW II. Not the recording but what he was writing about as Wiki said the poem is from a collection covering 1926–1977

I'd never heard of him until hearing play here. I need to check out his poetry more...
  Sun. 12/25/11 11:44pm D. Blumin:

You might've read/seen Sheltering Sky too... That was my introduction...
  Sun. 12/25/11 11:48pm T-Zero:

hmmm... maybe... That sounds familiar (the film), but I can't recall if I ever saw it or not... I'm bad with recall like that... Need to see something begin to spark the memory...
  Sun. 12/25/11 11:49pm T-Zero:

I know I haven't read the book...
  Sun. 12/25/11 11:53pm T-Zero:

This has been an excellent program tonight. Was listening to Monica before you and both have hit it out of the park...
  Sun. 12/25/11 11:54pm Ike:

Dang, I missed the first 2 hrs. and 50 min.! Ah, X-Mess. Uncle locked himself out of his van... w/engine running! Har har.
  Sun. 12/25/11 11:56pm D. Blumin:

Thanks a lot, T-Zero! Thanks fer hangin out and unwinding!
Hiya, Ike!
  Sun. 12/25/11 11:56pm T-Zero:

I'd laugh, except I've done that before... it sucks... Hope your day was enjoyable otherwise, Ike
  Sun. 12/25/11 11:58pm T-Zero:

You're welcome. Was a quiet day for me. Family all live out of state and mom visited here last week, so was just me today...
  Sun. 12/25/11 11:58pm Clay:

Hey Daniel Blumin! You rock, bro. Merriest to you and yours.
  Mon. 12/26/11 12:19am D. Blumin:

Ike, me too - it's incredible how many cusses one throws at self in such situations - not what Jesus would do...
Clay, tanks. Same to you and yrs plus some...
Have a great last week of 2011 everyone... Tune in fer the New Year's Eve Pantztacular!
  Wed. 12/28/11 3:27pm Cacapulco:

Nice show, doggel! You remembered the Reason for the Season: pleasin'!
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