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Options August 12, 2012: The Olympics of the Apocalypse

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Lord Shorty & Vibrations International  Vibrations Groove   Options Sofrito: International Soundclash  Strut  2012  CD  From 1977  *   0:00:00 ()
Nguenang  Wouck   Options Ivory Coast Soul 2: Afro Soul In Abidjan from 1976 to 1981  Hot Casa  2012  CD  From 1980  *   0:05:18 ()
Getatchew Mekuria & The Ex & Friends  Ene Eskemot Derese   Options Y'Anbessaw Tezta  Terp  2012  CD  From 2009  *   0:12:52 ()
Paul Ngozi  Help Me   Options The Ghetto  Normal  2012  CD  From 1976  *   0:16:34 ()
The Groundhogs  Ship on the Ocean   Options Thank Christ for the Bomb  Akarma  1999  CD  From 1970    0:20:40 ()
Rotomagus  Laureline   Options The Sky Turns Red: Complete Anthology  Lion Productions  2011  CD  1971, I think    0:24:05 ()
The Wrong Notes  Verequai   Options Waking Up Scheherazade: Vol. 2  Ali Baba and His 40...Records  2010  LP  "Italo-Egyptian 45"    0:26:31 ()
Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited  The Case   Options Plays Lost TV Themes  Dionysus  2012  LP    *   0:31:00 ()
 
Starship Commander Wooooo Wooooo  Master Ship (excerpt)   Options Personal Space: Electronic Soul 1974-1984  Chocolate Industries  2012  CD  From 1981    0:41:37 ()
Esplendor Geométrico  Moscú Está Helado   Options Robot Dance Party: Liz Berg's 2012 Marathon Premium  WFMU  2012  CD-R  From 1980  *   0:47:18 ()
Richard Hayman  Goin' Out of My Head   Options Genuine Electric Latin Love Machine  Command/abc  1969  LP  "Persuasive Electronics"    0:51:09 ()
The Mustang  The Acid Test   Options Organ Freakout! A Happening...with the Mustang!  Somerset  1967  LP      0:57:27 ()
Hammond Brothers  Green Light   Options Nymphomania: A Collection of Sexy European GoGo Music from the 60s  Sexy Hexy  1998  CD      0:59:41 ()
Jimmy Smith  Let's Stay Together   Options Root Down  Verve  2000  CD  From 1972    1:02:35 ()
Al Green  Truth N' Time   Options Truth N' Time  Hi  1978  LP      1:08:29 ()
Otis Clay  I Can't Take It   Options The Best of Otis Clay: The Hi Records Years  The Right Stuff  1996  CD  From 1977    1:12:38 ()
Hot Chocolate  We Had True Love   Options Loving on the Flipside  Now Again  2012  CD  From 1970  *   1:16:16 ()
Dan Penn  Let Them Talk   Options The Fame Studios Story 1961-1973  Kent/Ace  2012  CD  From 1964  *   1:22:17 ()
Dan Penn  What Will I Do When I See Her Again   Options   No Label  1973  MP3  from test pressing of "Nobody's Fool"    1:24:36 ()
 
  Single File: A bunch of 45s all in a line
Guckenheimer  Why Can't the People See?   Options   Abnak  1969  45  Roll around in the mud this week in remembrance    1:33:27 ()
Jerry and Jeff  (Poor Old) Mr. Jensen   Options   Super K  1969  45      1:36:04 ()
We Five  Oh Lonesome Me   Options   Vault  1970  45      1:38:20 ()
The Neon Philharmonic  So Glad You're a Woman   Options   MCA  1975  45  as opposed to...?    1:40:43 ()
Inez & Charlie Foxx  (1-2-3-4-5-6-7) Count the Days   Options   Dynamo  1967  45      1:43:10 ()
Freddie North  Did I Come Back Too Soon (Or Stay Away Too Long)   Options   Mankind  1972  45      1:45:44 ()
Doris Duke  To the Other Woman (I'm the Other Woman)   Options   Canyon  1969  45      1:48:50 ()
Jay Dee Bryant  I Want to Thank You Baby   Options   Island  1974  45      1:51:46 ()
Loleatta Holloway  Cry to Me   Options   Aware  1974  45      1:55:50 ()
 
Sandra Phillips  Some Mother's Son   Options Swamp Dogg's Southern Soul Girls  Kent/Ace  2007  CD  From 1970    2:11:28 ()
Irma Thomas  What's So Wrong with You Loving Me   Options In Between Tears  Fungus  1973  LP      2:14:24 ()
Gary U.S. Bonds  Trying to Get to My Baby   Options Certified Soul  Rhino  1982  LP      2:17:08 ()
Swamp Dogg & the Riders of the New Funk  Understanding California Women   Options Finally Caught Up with Myself  Musicor  1977  LP      2:19:41 ()
Rodriguez  Jane S. Piddy   Options Searching for Sugar Man Original Sound Track  LIght in the Attic/Legacy  2012  CD    *   2:23:48 ()
Moncho Leña y Los Ases Del Ritmo  ¡Aló! ¿Quién ñama?   Options ¡Saoco!: The Bomba and Plena Explosion in Puerto Rico 1954-1966  VampiSoul  2012  CD  ca. 1955  *   2:26:56 ()
Banyen Rakkaen   Lam Plearn Charoen Jit   Options Theppabutr Productions: The Man Behind the Molam Sound 1972-75  Roots with Quality  2012  CD    *   2:30:33 ()
Luther Dickinson  Death Comes on Wings of Crepe   Options Hambone's Meditations  Songs of the South  2012  CD    *   2:33:32 ()
Blind Willie Johnson  God Moves on the Water   Options The Complete Blind Willie Johnson  Columbia Legacy  1993  CD  From 1929    2:37:49 ()
Joan Creary and Anthony  When I Look Back   Options Put No Blame on the Master: Jamaican Gospel Vol. II  Social Music  2012  LP    *   2:40:35 ()
Southland Missionary Singers  Ain't It Sweet   Options Time Will Make a Change  Mississippi/Change/Social Music  2012  LP  ca. 1970  *   2:43:05 ()
Dionne Warwick  Steal Away   Options The Magic of Believing  Scepter  1968  LP      2:46:18 ()
The Brooklyn Skyways  Just a Closer Walk with Thee   Options Just a Closer Walk With... Just a Closer Walk with Thee: Sinners Crossroads 2012 Premium  WFMU  2012  CD-R  ca. 1967-8  *   2:49:13 ()
Cissy Drinkard and the Sweet Inspirations  Down by the Riverside   Options Songs of Faith and Inspiration  Spy  2002  CD  From 1968    2:52:01 ()
Bill Fay  Thank You Lord   Options Life Is People  Dead Oceans  2012  CD    *   2:54:20 ()

Listener comments!

  Sun. 8/12/12 12:09am Destroit:

Hello Joe McG and all the good people.
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:11am coelacanth:

Hi Joe. I wont be here too long.I must try to sleep.But, Hi. ...(ps- this song is weird and good.)
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 12:12am Joe McG:

Hey, Destroit and Coalcanth. Hard work following Martha, but I'll do my best. Y'all well?
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:13am Jon Anderson:

Destroit, Turn your head each day, so satisfied, I'm on my way!
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:17am coelacanth:

i'm sure some folks on Martha's comment board would appreciate that my math question just then =666.(yes,i answered it correctly) ...Yes Joe.I'm well. I hope you are well as well.
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:18am glown:

oh man, ngozi. excellent.
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 12:19am Joe McG:

So you got the 666 math question? It's now official: the Apocalypse can begin!
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:19am Martha:

Joe is being WAY too modest here, please ignore him w/rt those words - and I can't believe I missed on this Paul Ngozi lp!
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:19am coelacanth:

I feel this guy. Hippies are ALWAYS trying to kill me.
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:20am glown:

i love all the chrissy zebby tembo songs about pirates. hippies and pirates. scary.
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 12:21am Joe McG:

Martha, the Hippies are trying to kill us!
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:22am coelacanth:

Martha! Help!!
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:22am Leander:

That was some sweet Afro fuzz.
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:24am Martha:

Sorry - you're on your own w/ the hippies, I'm way too scared -
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:25am Martha:

P.S. Shoulda worn your skull earrings like I TOLD you to!
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:27am Droll:

The Chipmunks go prog? I didn't believe in the Apocalypse before, but it's the only explanation.
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 12:27am Joe McG:

@Martha: I know! I thought this Terre T T-shirt would be enough!
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:29am Holly in NC:

Hi Joe & all! Desperately trying to listen on new phone (finally, reluctantly retired vintage flip phone) but connection & app wonky at moment.

Joe, DID listen to your show from 2 weeks back whilst walking dogs today, that was wonderful. OK, off to try to listen to *this* show, cross your fingers.
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 12:31am Joe McG:

Hey, Droll! Hey, Holly! So cool that you're revisiting my back pages. With pup in tow!
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:35am Destroit:

Hello Holly. Nice show so far (sans chipmunks)
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:37am Chop Scott:

JOE- Here as always, enjoying the program my Friend! Cheers!!
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 12:42am Joe McG:

Hey, CS! Great to see you yesterday, as always!
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:45am Rob:

Watch the meteors fall and listen to Joe! http://mashable.com/2012/01/03/quadrantids-meteor-shower/
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:46am amEdeo:

Ooh wee. This is good stuff Joe.
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 12:47am Joe McG:

Cool! Thanks, Rob! Hey, amEdeo!
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:49am Holly in NC:

Success! Personal Space = amazing lp. Hi Destroit! 2nd day of texting getting
better but wow hard all you folks who do this all day freak me out. So I'm just going to listen now ;-)
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:51am coelacanth:

Teeth brushed,skull earrings in,ready to take my chances with the hippies and the apocalypse.The dogs should keep the scary chipmunks away...The first set Rocked! I'll return for the archives,if i should survive. Thanks! Goodnight.
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 12:51am Joe McG:

Thanks, coelacanth. Be safe from the hellhounds and the hippies!
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 12:54am Joe McG:

BTW, this Little Anthony cover is great on headphones, if you are watching the meteors...
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:56am Superbrown:

Allah u Akbar !
  Sun. 8/12/12 12:58am amEdeo:

Hah. Watching the night sky online. Strange and wonderful times. Where is my Egg Cream?
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 1:02am Joe McG:

It's next to the Big Dipper.
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:03am Marmalade Kitty:

Hi Joe, everyone! It's super late here.. or super early!? but i made it :)
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 1:04am Joe McG:

Mademoiselle Kitty, nice to see you at this ungodly hour of the apocalypse.
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:05am Destroit:

Marmalade!
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:06am Holly in NC:

Marmalade Kitty you did make it, so glad!
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 1:07am Joe McG:

Brit Staying Power!
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:10am Marmalade Kitty:

Hey Destroit! Holly! :)
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:11am amEdeo:

Welcome Welcome Hello Marmalade!
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:16am Marmalade Kitty:

Did you guys enjoy the Olympics? It's closing ceremony today
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:19am david:

bailey no match for bolt, MK...
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 1:20am Joe McG:

Well, there was this: www.buzzfeed.com...
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:21am Destroit:

Love the Olympics. Struggle with the coverage, but it's always a great fall back watch on the TV.
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:26am Droll:

JMcG, Whoa -- I have to say the fact there's 43 images leans much more towards terrifying than hilarious. Clown-like makeup seals the deal for me. Images 30-31 must represent some fetish from daytime TV I'm not familiar with.
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:26am Holly in NC:

Love Olympics, even NBC couldn't wreck the greatness of the athletes
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:28am Holly in NC:

Did y'all see the diver faces? Don't have URL handy, sorry
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 1:35am Joe McG:

I saw the Michael Phelps monkey faces!
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 1:38am Joe McG:

Same website:www.buzzfeed.com...
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:38am Marmalade Kitty:

I'm passing out! but still listening!? ;)
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 1:40am Joe McG:

@Holly: What was the name of that smirking girl?
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:45am Destroit:

Sweet dreams MK.
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:46am david:

On top of everything else, love me some Single File.
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 1:47am Joe McG:

@david: Actually, some of the records are related tonight. I'll tell you how, if you don't figure out before I finish...
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:49am Julie:

whoa busy comment board
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:50am Holly in NC:

McKayla Maroney, who, ad noone now comments, performef a friggin perfect bault in the all arounds, simply stunning. Someone needs to find the diver faces!
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:51am Holly in NC:

Texting novice apologies. Sadly dead sober!
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 1:52am Joe McG:

Diver faces, someone! I've found the creepy swimmers and monkey faces, so I've done my part.
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 1:54am Joe McG:

Is anyone else dead sober?
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:55am Julie:

yes
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:56am Holly in NC:

Joe, So glad you're a woman creeped me out. Diver faces, people who can Google!
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:57am amEdeo:

Yeah-- Just overtired.
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 1:57am Joe McG:

@Holly: It creeped me out, too! @Julie: Hey, Julie!
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:59am Droll:

. o O ( Not sober, but not drunk enough to spend 15 minutes typing "diver monkey faces mckayla is not impressed" into Google Images either )
  Sun. 8/12/12 1:59am Julie:

Hey Joe (not the song just Hey, joe)
  Sun. 8/12/12 2:01am david:

Where you going with that 45 in your hands
  Sun. 8/12/12 2:02am Julie:

The McGasko gams are on display
  Sun. 8/12/12 2:03am Holly in NC:

Hi Julie! Has your stalker been banned?
  Sun. 8/12/12 2:05am Julie:

No idea..but there is a name I haven't seen lately
  Sun. 8/12/12 2:05am Droll:

I swear I'm not (yet) intoxicated enough to have searched for (and found) this: http://thefw.com/olympic-diving-funny-faces/
  Sun. 8/12/12 2:09am Holly in NC:

Droll, you're a good man & deserve a drink ...
  Sun. 8/12/12 2:12am Holly in NC:

@julie - gams is a great & underutilized word
  Sun. 8/12/12 2:13am Droll:

You're welcome. I wasn't planning on sleeping tonight anyhow.
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 2:19am Joe McG:

My gams are chilly.
  Sun. 8/12/12 2:23am Holly in NC:

So I'm dogsitting & somehow said dog has snugglef me into a ~6inch corner of a truly huge bed - I mean bigger than most refugee rafts big. Sigh. And he's snoring. And I love him.
  Sun. 8/12/12 2:25am Brian in UK:

Mornin' Joe. See you nearly had a complete set of bracketed singles.
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 2:25am Joe McG:

@Holly: Swamp Dogg to Snuggle Dogg.
  Sun. 8/12/12 2:27am david:

this whole Rodriguez album, Cold Fact, is great.
  Sun. 8/12/12 2:28am Holly in NC:

Swampp would probably love to do an interview w you, Joe - he's very approachable
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 2:29am Joe McG:

We tried last year, but he ended up doing a very thorough one with Michael Shelley. Check out that archive, very good: wfmu.org...
  Sun. 8/12/12 2:30am Holly in NC:

Has anyone seen the Rodriguez doc? Looks wonderful.
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 2:32am Joe McG:

@Brian: Morning, Brian! @david: I agree, a classic! @Holly: Dying to see it, haven't had a chance yet.
  Sun. 8/12/12 2:42am Holly in NC:

Blind Willie is...I have no words.
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 2:44am Joe McG:

I could play his records all night.
  Sun. 8/12/12 2:47am Holly in NC:

And I would happily listen.
Avatar    Sun. 8/12/12 2:55am Joe McG:

Thanks for listening tonight, everyone! I had a great time as always....Have a fine, fine week!
  Sun. 8/12/12 2:59am Brian in UK:

Sounds like a great show, Joe. Have a great week Joe, Holly, listeners.
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