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Options August 3, 2012: You Got to Be the One (with a request requested from David Soldier)
~Animation by Minnesota Jeff

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments
The Chi-Lites  You Got to Be the One   Options   Brunswick  1974  45   
Philip Corner  Piece for String Instrument #5   Options Pieces from the Past: By Philip COrner for the Violin of Malcolm Goldstein  Pogus  2011  CD  Composed in 1985 
Anthony Braxton  Composition 106G   Options Solo (Milano) 1979 Vol. 2  Leo Records  2004  CD   
Larry Polansky  #6   Options Four-Voice Canons  Cold Blue Music  2002  CD  Recorded in 1986 
Mikko Luoma  Vagavonde blu   Options Virtuoso Accordion  Bridge Records  2007  CD  Composed by Salvatore Sciarrino (1998) 
Walter Hilse  Organum Book I: Five Pieces Inspired by Nature (The Crayfish / A Year for a Pomegranate / Olivia Porphyria / La Conchiglia / A Year for a Baobob)   Options Organum  Mulatta Records  2012  CD  Composed by Dave Soldier (2011) 
David Soldier  interview   Options          
Earth, Wind & Fire  Evil   Options Head to the Sky  Columbia  2001  CD   
Kahil El'Zabar / Billy Bang  The Dream Merchant   Options Spirits Entering  Delmark  2001  CD   
Roscoe Mitchell  WR/C 2A Opus I   Options Numbers  Rogue Art  2011  CD   
Yusef Lateef  Where is Lester   Options Roots Run Deep  Rogue Art  2012  CD   
Lester Young  Riffin' Without Helen / Please Let Me Forget   Options The Complete Aladdin Recordings  Blue Note  1995  CD  Recorded in 1945 
Hartmut Geerken / John Tchichai / Famoudou Don Moye  Mohawk   Options Cassava Balls  Leo  1999  CD   
Charles Lloyd / Billy Higgins  What is Man: The Forest   Options Which Way is East  ECM  2004  CD   
Amina Claudine Myers Voice Quartet with Instrumental Trio  God (Prayer)   Options Augmented Variations  Amina C. Records  2009  CD   
The Fairfield Four  When The Battle is Over   Options Standing on the Rock  Nashboro  1994  CD  Recorded between 1950 and 1953 
Reverend Gary Davis  Let Us Get Together / Cocaine Blues / Devil's Dream / Blow Gabriel   Options Demons and Angels: The Ultimate Collection  Shanachie  2000  CD  Recorded between 1962 and 1966 
Fiddlin' John Carson & His Virginia Reelers  It's a Shame to Whip Your Wife on Sunday   Options Baby, How Can It Be? Songs of Love, Lust and Contempt from the 1920s and 1930s  Dust to Digital  2010  CD   
Luciano Margorani with Eugene Chadbourne  The King of Parmesan   Options My Favorite Strings  Isinaz  2004  CD   
Lol Coxhill and Roger Turner  Tails That Wag   Options Success With Your Dog  Emanem  2010  CD   
Petula Clark  The Show is Over   Options Beautiful Sounds: The Petula Clark Songbook  Castle  2000  CD   

Listener comments!

  Fri. 8/3/12 3:07pm Cheri Pi:

Got any L.Ron? I need a good "Clearing"
  Fri. 8/3/12 3:09pm fred:

Good afternoon Kurt. Your show is turning out to be the silver lining to the lack of gigs these days
  Fri. 8/3/12 3:10pm Cecile:

what's with the Scientology stuff today?
  Fri. 8/3/12 3:13pm northguineahills:

Now, if we could follow up Larry Polansky w/ Paul Lansky,....
  Fri. 8/3/12 3:14pm Ike:

I am so completely digging this Larry Polansky track. Wild.
  Fri. 8/3/12 3:14pm Cheri Pi:

I'm just looking for something to counterbalance Bryce's heaven and hell theme earlier.
  Fri. 8/3/12 3:15pm Cheri Pi:

is he sampling the dial tone?
  Fri. 8/3/12 3:17pm Cecile:

heaven and hell? Let's embrace it! How about some DIO?
  Fri. 8/3/12 3:17pm Cheri Pi:

Poor Fred, we lack gigs in Cincy too! I feel your pain.
  Fri. 8/3/12 3:17pm Cheri Pi:

Oooo I like the way you think!
Avatar Fri. 8/3/12 3:18pm DJ KG:

good day, everyone!
  Fri. 8/3/12 3:20pm das:

I love this show, but not in a Chick-Fil-A kinda way
  Fri. 8/3/12 3:30pm Cecile:

a chick-fil-a way would mean you're in a straight relationship with your first and only wife.
  Fri. 8/3/12 3:30pm Cecile:

so, I'd hope not!
  Fri. 8/3/12 3:32pm Cecile:

Kurt's show is the stuff of depraved, forbidden promiscuous love.
  Fri. 8/3/12 3:32pm Mike East:

I'm in a straight relationship with my first and only wife, but I heard about that Chick Fil A bullshit yesterday...and fuck them. I never ate there before, and now I never will.
  Fri. 8/3/12 3:35pm Cecile:

As the first and only wife of my straight husband, I must concur.
Avatar Fri. 8/3/12 3:37pm DJ KG:

  Fri. 8/3/12 3:38pm das:

I'm in a straight relationship with a FEMALE chicken salad sandwich.
  Fri. 8/3/12 3:46pm Cheri Pi:

that means Rush Limbaugh can't eat there, nor Newt G.
  Fri. 8/3/12 3:49pm Honey Water:

Hi, Kurt! I'd love to view your link up above (thought we had to do tiny url's now?), but it says I must log onto Facebook. I don't do FB just like I don't do Chick-fil-a. :) Any other way to see it?
Avatar Fri. 8/3/12 3:52pm DJ KG:

sorry honeywater. it's a facebook group. no other way to get at it. just a little chick-fil-a thing i started the other day.
  Fri. 8/3/12 3:53pm Honey Water:

Ah, OK. BTW, so glad I tuned in, albeit very late. This is nicely soothing.
  Fri. 8/3/12 3:56pm Honey Water:

Mr. East, if you're still around, what's your viewing plan this weekend? :)
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:02pm Mike East:

@hw - I have "Jeff, Who Lives at Home" at home. Saturday morning is usually some 60's scifi, but not sure what yet. I also might do "Once Upon a Time in the West" per your man's recommendation. I also have Game of Thrones, which I'm going to see if I like. How about you?
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:02pm Mark from VT:

I like organs. If you are going to eat meat you should eat the whole animal. And the whole Jesus if you eat his body all up in a church.
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:04pm Honey Water:

@ME: We have "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" on library loan to see, and we might blow our entertainment budget by actually GOING OUT to the multiplex to see "Beasts of the Southern Wild."
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:05pm Honey Water:

@Mark: Liver with fava beans, delish.
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:06pm das:

@mark: Save the lips and bits for Jesus dogs
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:07pm Ike:

I just saw "Never Let Me Go" which is beautiful and incredibly depressing, but also wildly unrealistic, unless there was some unshown conditioning or brainwashing to make all of the characters so ridiculously docile. Maybe the book explains it all. Anyway, Carey Mulligan is brilliant as always.
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:07pm Honey Water:

I quite enjoyed OUaTitW, I think Philo told you. I just peeked to see Bryce had played some Morricone. Have to check out his archive.
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:08pm Cheri Pi:

echo effect!
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:09pm Honey Water:

@Ike: We saw NLMG. Had pretty much the same reaction. Gonna pay 'tention to the interview now....
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:12pm Mark from VT:

Very Vedic
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:13pm G:

The Veda is rigged...
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:19pm Cheri Pi:

OMG I had 2 flash streams going at once, no wonder I thought there was echo.
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:21pm das:

I gotta get me some of that cat
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:33pm Cecile:

nice choice, David!
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:38pm Cecile:

I always thought "Evil" was about original sin and redemption. But that's still something heavy for a pop song.

Phil Collins took a lot from EWF, and talked them up in print, but just didnt' pay the members of the band who played with him.
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:43pm dave soldier:

hey Cecile
glad you like it too... cool, that interpretation sounds right... so it is a song from all of humanity acknowledging our badness? so it is as deep as it seems? speaking of which, some bad ass kalimba
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:44pm Cecile:

I love this track!!!!!
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:44pm dave soldier:

and Kurt, thanks for playing Billy Bang, a great soul
Avatar Fri. 8/3/12 4:45pm DJ KG:

thanks for chatting with us, dave, here and on the phone!
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:46pm Honey Water:

Yes, Dave, it was a really interesting interview!
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:47pm Cecile:

I think the song says humans are wired for badness, but they can turn it around it by love and prayer.
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:47pm Cecile:

yes, great interview. Thanks, Dave!
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:48pm Honey Water:

On the subject of music as a money-making endeavor prior to Sinatra: Yes, Bach must have been doing OK to support 20 children. :) And Mozart seemed to live well.
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:50pm common:

have good weekends everyone!
Avatar Fri. 8/3/12 4:51pm DJ KG:

i think bach had certain benefits of the court at different points in his life - housing and fancy parties. but i don't think he had a lot of money a lot of the time. i don't think he had freedom to go where he wanted and do what he wanted. he was pretty dependent on the demands of his current position - even to the extent of what kind of music he wrote!
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:52pm Fredericks:

This Roscoe is beautiful.
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:54pm Honey Water:

Everything I've heard since I tuned in has been a joy.
  Fri. 8/3/12 4:55pm Honey Water:

Kurt, you could be describing Mozart's situation, but I thought Bach was dictated to more by the church, not the court. ICOCBW!
Avatar Fri. 8/3/12 4:55pm DJ KG:

glad yr listening, honeyw!
Avatar Fri. 8/3/12 4:57pm DJ KG:

well, i'm hardly an expert (and no less about mozart) but i believe bach had both royal and clergical appointments during his life.
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:00pm Honey Water:

The Dream Merchant was soooooo nice. Philo was home in time for that and concurs. :)
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:02pm hamburger:

a bit late for the Gottschalk Smackdown
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:10pm Honey Water:

You're on your own, hamburger -- he has us all pinned to the floor with great sets of music.
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:16pm Fredericks:

Nice breather, then more magic!
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:19pm Honey Water:

Just FYI, Fredericks, plan to post a "polished" version of Ballad of the Bard some time next week (the one sent you as a file attachment) -- and then more limericks over the weeks to come. Been fun finding appropriate background music for each.
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:21pm Cecile:

hey, Kurt, do you know about Mary Lou Williams' release "Black Christ of the Andes?"
Avatar Fri. 8/3/12 5:26pm DJ KG:

no, cecile, i don't! do you have details?
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:27pm Honey Water:

Fairfield Four! 110 in the shade with Fogerty was a fine one -- and so apt for our weather this summer.
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:30pm Fredericks:

Hey Honey, do operate under a different moniker?
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:30pm Cecile:

it's her 1964 tribute to Blessed (now Saint I think) Martin de Porres, the first black person to be beatified. It's on Folkways and on emusic and whatnot. It's an interesting mix of blues, gospel, jazz and some jazzy choral music.
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:31pm Honey Water:

If you read that title with different breaks, might be "cocaine / devil's dream blow."
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:32pm Honey Water:

Oh, yeah, sorry. But I imagine only one person sent you a file of a limerick recitation. She be I. ;)
Avatar Fri. 8/3/12 5:32pm DJ KG:

i'll look for it!
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:32pm Cecile:

  Fri. 8/3/12 5:33pm Cecile:

I actually discovered a track on some house DJs soundcloud recently and was blown away.
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:36pm Honey Water:

We're having ourselves a tent revival of that good ol' time religion. DJ KG. Entering the weekend cleansed and prepared to walk the good walk. :)
Avatar Fri. 8/3/12 5:37pm DJ KG:

looks great! thanks for the tip.
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:40pm Honey Water:

Holy moley.
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:44pm hamburger:

  Fri. 8/3/12 5:45pm Fredericks:

Do I hear Derek Bailey?
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:47pm Fredericks:

Nope. Chadbourne.
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:47pm das:

Hey Kurt, which day is it okay to beat your woman? I forget
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:50pm Honey Water:

Yeah, Kurt, pin *him* to the mat in your smackdown.

Guacamole's great on hamburger.
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:50pm anthony:

play some delta blues
Avatar Fri. 8/3/12 5:50pm DJ KG:

well according to fiddlin' john carson, monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday and saturday. that however is not the express policy of wfmu.
Avatar Fri. 8/3/12 5:51pm DJ KG:

anthony, we just had a set of piedmont blues! i gotta make way for the weirdos.
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:52pm das:

Thanks, what days does WFMU recommend?
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:52pm Honey Water:

Thanks a ton, DJ KG! Have a great not-beating-up-anyone weekend and week, listeners! Byeeee!
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:54pm das:

Ditto, great show!
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:56pm Bad Ronald:

Sweet sounds KG, thanks! Ima listen to Shut Up Weirdo and beat my dutch bride despite FMU policies.
  Fri. 8/3/12 5:59pm anthony:

frangry is hot
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