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Playlist for 12 September 2012 Options | Ken Gets Classy

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Artist Song Album Comments New Approx. start time
Les Tueurs de La Lune de Miel  Mononucleose   Options Les Tueurs de la Lune de Miel 
 
*   0:00:00 ()
Chant Funebre  Albanian Mens Choir   Options Les Voix Du Monde 
 
  0:00:01 ()
Peter Blegvad & John Greaves  The Only Song   Options Unearthed 
 
  0:01:52 ()
Swans  The Wolf   Options The Seer 

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*   0:05:10 ()
Motelli Skronkle  Koti   Options Collection 
 
  0:06:49 ()
Yat-Kha  Solun Chaagai Sovet Churtum (Beautiful Soviet Country)   Options Yenisei-Punk 
 
  0:12:52 ()
 
Mi-Gu  Choose the Light   Options Title Track 
 
*   0:23:00 ()
Deerhoof  Breakup Songs   Options Title Track    *   0:27:31 ()
Music Fur Allum  Os   Options Twice 
 
  0:29:28 ()
Philemon Arthur and the Dung  Men Va Fanken   Options Self Titled 
 
  0:31:50 ()
Music From The Film  Been Afraid   Options Vi Kommer Til A Fa Deg 
 
*   0:35:29 ()
Naing Naing  Organic Orgasm Remix   Options Free Music Archive 
 
  0:39:09 ()
Henry Kaiser  The Barking Dogs Vs The Minimalists   Options  
 
  0:42:31 ()
Rockabye Baby  Like A Virgin   Options  
 
  0:46:09 ()
Sarcastic Orgasm  Why, Because I Said So   Options Self Titled 
 
  0:52:22 ()
Timmy's Organism  Cats on the Moon   Options Raw Sewage Roq 
 
*   0:54:20 ()
The Music Tapes  The Big Beautiful Shops (It's Said That It Could Be Anyone)   Options Mary's Voice 
 
*   1:00:19 ()
Crash  Vaughan's Ballad   Options Poutre Apparente - WFMU Bimbo TPower Special 

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  1:03:59 ()
Xberg Dhirty6 Cru  Die Reime Der Anderen   Options Sonig Exp/Hop/DVD 
 
  1:09:57 ()
Meadow House  Disco Vomit   Options Tongue Under A Ton Of Nine Volters 
 
  1:14:11 ()
Space Junko          1:18:07 ()
Nathan Michel  A to B   Options Sonig Exp/Hop/DVD 
 
  1:22:24 ()
Yo La Tengo  I Saw The Light   Options Superhits Of The Seventies - Michael Shelley's 2012 WFMU Marathon Premium 
 
  1:27:09 ()
Camera Obscura  Lloyd, I'm Ready To Be Heartbroken   Options Lets Get Out Of This Country 
 
  1:29:14 ()
Les Innocents  Des Jours Adverses   Options Post-Partum 
 
  1:32:44 ()
Best Coast  Rhiannon   Options Just Tell Me That You Want Me: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac 
 
*   1:37:03 ()
Puffy Amiyumi  Hibi (Brand New Days)   Options Japan For Sale Vol 2 (various artists) 
 
  1:40:00 ()
Puffy Amiyumi as Remixed by Somebody  Cubismo Grafico Obrigado Remix   Options PRMX - Puffy Remix Project 
 
  1:44:01 ()
Comelade, Bastien, Berrocal, Liebezeit  Rock and Roll Station   Options Oblique Strategies 
 
  1:54:18 ()
Edward Ka-Spel  A Missing Piece (edit)   Options Mutant Sounds for Mutant People (V/A) 
 
*   1:59:15 ()
Dsh! Dsh!   Nesus   Options Future Sound of Russia      2:04:19 ()
FM Belfast  Pump   Options How to Make Friends 
 
  2:08:32 ()
Jessie Mae Hemphill  Shake Your Booty   Options Get Right Blues 
 
  2:11:38 ()
Billy Gibbons & Co  Oh Well   Options Just Tell Me That You Want Me: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac 
 
*   2:15:12 ()
 
Bob Dylan  First Ten Second of Every Song   Options Tempest    *   2:23:44 ()
Dick El Demasiado  Que Te Iba A Decir   Options Sin Pues Nada 
 
*   2:28:12 ()
NRBQ  We Travel The Spaceways   Options Title Track 
 
*   2:33:03 ()
Oranj Symphonette  Satin Doll   Options The Oranj Album 
 
  2:38:53 ()
Duke Ellington  Blue Pepper (Far East Of The Blues)   Options Celebrity Headphones: Monica's 2012 WFMU Marathon Premium      2:43:09 ()
Oliver Nelson  Teenie Blues   Options Blues and the Abstract Truth 
 
  2:46:03 ()
James Brown  September Song   Options Soul on Top 
 
  2:52:33 ()
 

Listener comments!

  Wed. 9/12/12 9:02am The GB Kid:

Morning Ken
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:03am common:

good lord
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:03am Dan B From Upstate:

Yaaaaaaaaay!
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:04am Bad Ronald:

Love "The Only Song" Thanks!
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:04am lee:

the best song.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:05am SteveL:

This track should pretty much take care of the rest of the morning.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:06am other david:

moo
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:07am KevinfromBayRidge:

Good Morning , at that, Ken et al. Chicken ( & egg) -free internet for all!
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:09am fofo ( }-:

Hello Ken et al!
Avatar    Wed. 9/12/12 9:11am Ken:

And a Good Morning To All!
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:13am The GB Kid:

How's the mouse problem coming along?
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:15am other david:

Yat-Kha really needs to team up with Rammstein
Avatar    Wed. 9/12/12 9:15am Ken:

My new cat Dr. Bootygrabber is showing a lot of promise as a mouser. He hasnt killed his first mouse yet though. He's still practicing with the already-dead ones I give to him.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:15am bbell:

Waiting for the coffee to brew, but this is a good start to the day!
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:16am Dr. Bootygrabber (feline):

Daddy? can I go out and...

MOUSE TONIGHT!?!?!!
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:16am bbell:

Post some videos of Dr. Bootygrabber, Ken!
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:16am fofo (:

Tͫ̔̉͗̓̃̐̄͛͐́͟͝҉̞̯͓̳̬̙̙̲̥̣͙o̵̾̂ͥ̈́̂ͦ́̚͏̮͈… ̓ͫͭͬ̑͊͛̍͂͆͗ͥ̊ͫͬ͒͟҉̤͖̪̼͖ͅi̡̜̼̤̗͕̝̖͔̹̬̬̳̯̬… ̢̦̝̗̭͙̼̭̯̪͍̖̳͉̗̝͇͚̋̑̋̂ͧ̓ͦ̓̓ͣ͑ͫ̂ͥ͊ͫ́̚͢͜͠t… ̑ͦ͑ͩ̂͐̄̇̓͆̈ͭ̅̏̓̉̉̋҉҉̛̯̰̗̬͔̭͙̳̺͙͞͡h̜̦̤̫͈̟… ͆ͬͨ̎͛ͪ̓͠͏͠҉̺̜͉̥̣̝̙̤̦̙͜r̛̩̣̫͊̍̈͊̅͞ͅę̶̛̳̺̰… ̛͔͎̞̪͓͇̯͖̲̦͕̙̜̭̻̅̿̆̓̓ͦ̑̔ͭͤ̾̎̽̔̎̌̚̚ͅͅc̴̛͔…
̷̸̡̖͍̻̫̙͈̜̣̋̃̔̿͌̊̽͊ͣͭ̂͊̃̌ͯ̓̅͛I̴̛̩͓̘͍̳̙͇… ̹͉͖͍͕͇̤̲̰̭̤̰̻̮̩͈ͩͨ̽̈́ͯ̿̕͞ͅẗ̡̛̠̯̣̺̮͕̫̝̳͇͙… ͭ̉͂͐̒̎͊ͫͤ̚͟͏͉͍͇̩̫̗͡f̷̤̤͉̟̼͙͎͍͔̮̦̘̠͕̩̝̤͈͎… ̶̶̵̨̡̫̫͔̣͚̠͎͍̬͉̼̯̲͕̃̐̉ͦ̚ȏ̺̮̙̙̗̗͔̤̳̋ͥͫͮ͂͛… ̧̮̭̻̣̯̟̅̄̂̒ͦ͆͌̐̊̄ͭ͘͝͠͠c̸̡̨̩̲̩̹͓̼̟̟̽̾͊ͬ̿ͫ…
̵̴̨̘̘̙̻̭͉ͩ͆̽̅ͨͨ̎̈̓͑͂̈́͆͊͒͋̔̚͡W̢̘͉̳̺͍͍̺͐… ̸̧̱͚̲̱̩̹̪͉̦̲̗̫̘͈͇̣ͥ̆̔ͣͭͤ̃̏ͥͤ̀̈ͧͭ͛ͨ̽͡o̵ͣ̊… ̴̲̞͇̘̗̭͉̋̌͂͐ͩͭ̒͂̈͂̒͛ͩ̂̓͆ͮ̂̒͡ͅȏ̴̢̝̠̤̖͇̦͇͕…
̶̨̛̜̥̮̠̦̗̳̜̺̾̇͊̄̌̆͆͛̅̐ͨ̾̔̄̋͋ͦ͠ͅṪ̶̢̛̜̖̝̫… ̡̛̘̞̺̗͚̯̻́͑̀̄̈͌̀́͟Ņ̶͙̘̹͙̜̣͙̌ͮ̆ͦ͊̐ͣ͑ͬ͊ͯͥͦ… ͗̓͒̽́ͬ̒̓҉͚̥͖̝͎͓͙̯̪͇͚̺̮͘ͅhͮ̃͑̐͆̊ͭ͆ͫͧ͂̍͜͏͈… ̡̛̺̯̬̱̰̜̍̐ͬ͂͗ͫ̅͆ͥ̏̋͋ͬ̾̚͘o̧̧̩̳̥͔͔̲̯̗̩̥̺̠͈… ̀͌̌͛͆̈̃̾͏̧͖̼͙͜͢͠c̠̼͖͓͎̲͔̹̳͔͓̺̭͋ͨ͂̔ͭͥ̃̾ͧ̊… ̵̢͇̪̼̹̱̭̇̉̆̍̈́ͪ͒̍̇̎̚͢Z̛̥̜͕̱͚͖̘̦̣̰̝̟̔ͤͪ͊̏…
͔̞̘̘͙͙̓̈̈́̉͗ͬ̓̌ͬ͊̾̑̿̈́͝͝ͅḨ̶̶̸̲̰͉̣͍͖̳̹́ͩ… ̡̢̅̈̅ͧ̅ͪ͂̅̐̇̂ͦͤ̈́ͬ́͐̃̚͠҉̩̬̣͔͍̮͍w̵̙̹͎̳͎͍̥… ̴̵̵̡͙͔͚̹̞̙͚͕͉̱̩̮̼̓̐̋ͣ̑ͥ͊ͣ… ̨̗͇̥̱̳̭̰͕̥͔̩̻͎̜͉͔̆͛ͥ͛͆̄ͦͦ͂̃ͨ̚̚͜… ̷̷̢ͥ̒ͫ͊ͭ̂͐ͥͭ̑͘… ̵̺̭̖̲̙̬͙͙̪̝̖̼͈͍̝͈̜̦̒ͯ̀ͬ̊͋͐ͪ̚͜…
̢̡̀̿ͣ̅̋̎̊̀ͪ̐̅̈ͦͦ̃̚̚̕͏̺̞̟̞̘͍͔̯̗̪̖̘̣͍̹ͅZ̸…
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:17am other david:

good god, that haze - is fofo smoking in the comments room?!
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:17am SteveL:

fofo has broken through the walls!!
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:18am fofo (:

...and that's how I'd depict this set I'm listening to.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:20am Pal Joey:

"Not a bad-looking mouse."

"lt's too bad you can't afford her brand of cheese."
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:20am dcp:

fofo is magic, how'd you DO that??
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:21am Faye:

HI KEN
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:22am dcp:

oh yeah! the return of naked-wolf-girl-with-scratches-on-her-thighs
Avatar    Wed. 9/12/12 9:24am Ken:

Hi Faye, thank you so much for covering twitter for me today!
Avatar    Wed. 9/12/12 9:26am Ken:

I dont see nuthin but squares in fofo's post - do some of you see an image? If so which browser are you using?
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:27am fofo (:

Ken, you ought to share and post a PHOTO of Dr Booty to the Internet community! Cats are almost on the verge of extinction over the interwebs.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:27am Cheri Pi:

Firefox 12.0=fofo's post is smoketacular.
Avatar    Wed. 9/12/12 9:28am Ken:

fofo, please cut it out - maybe some people can see an image, but in chrome and firefix, all I get is gobbledygook.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:28am dcp:

it looks like jumbled up chinese characters going up and down outside of fofo's space. Mac, Firefox
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:29am The GB Kid:

Here's a pic of Dr. Bootygrabber w/ some of the WFMU fundraiser money: http://cashcats.biz/image/29589454921
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:29am dcp:

well it is kind of cool for us special people..
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:30am hamburger:

BACON!
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:30am dcp:

but I wouldn't mess with Ken if I were you fofo, he banned me once for mentioning tacos....oh no...
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:30am llama:

Pic file name says "llama-chew." That's an imposter/impala! You know you make me wanna SPIT! ... Kick my heels up and SPIT! ..Throw my hands up and SPIT! ...Throw my head back and SPIT!
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:32am hamburger:

sounds like a finnish version of bonnie and clyde
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:34am Rodent Defense League:

Were we put on earth to be cat-toy corpses?

Prepare to feel our wrath, infidels!!!!!!!!
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:37am seang:

I see dancing bears
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:37am bbell:

@GB Kid: That cat has the right attitude!
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:37am fofo (:

Ken, those were just characters. I looks some browsers won't display them. I suspect is the font encoding. Btw, I posted those just once. I'd depict this set in an entirely different manner.

(\__/)
(='.'=)
('')_('')

Now I'd proceed to behave myself wisely.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:39am dw:

A ripple chip!
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:39am Sam:

Meow, meow, and yes I'll say it again, Meow!!
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:40am Wes (yes, that wes):

Good Morning Ken. You, sir, are a genius. Well played. Thanks eternally.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:40am Rodent Defense League:

@Sam: Pretty catty of you...
Avatar    Wed. 9/12/12 9:41am Ken:

Thanks Fofo. I am interested to check it out further, on a browser that will display it.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:42am G:

Is the current cut barnyard humor?
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:43am jen v.:

BAH I missed Swans. Good morning anyway, Ken.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:44am Michael:

Supposedly a well-fed cat is a better mouser...that might just be the toxoplasmosis talking.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:44am Honey Water:

Love the roaches band!
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:44am Cecile:

hello!
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:44am dcp:

Ken I sent you an image of what fofo's post looked like.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:46am Uke Goldberg:

Ken, who put together the hour long "The Only Song?" I can't find it.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:46am Honey Water:

We have a lot of low-flying geese that pass over frequently. They sound very similar to a some small yappy dogs neighbors have up the street. When we hear these sounds my husband and I now speculate: Geese or Dogs? Band name, though confused with Geezer Dogs.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:48am G:

Marimba Madonna
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:51am common:

is that a mirkin sash?
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:51am Honey Water:

Bollywood, I'd wager. The lotuses in the pond point to that.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:52am Bad Ronald:

Werkin the merkin!
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:52am SteveL:

Soviet child-bear labor.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:53am KevinfromBayRidge:

So much for chicken-fre internet.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:53am Dan B From Upstate:

Hey Ken... did the talent show at Washington Square Park fall through?
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:53am Judge Rimshot:

So Cale and Reed lost part of a copyright lawsuit the other day against the Warhol Foundation over the VU album cover banana. Maybe they'll win on a peel.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:53am Michael:

0.) I think she has a drum under that sash.
1.) The guy with the katana eats that much bacon every morning.
2.) The bears are screaming, 'Kill our oppressors, we beg of you!'
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:54am G:

Unfreely ranging chicken
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:54am Honey Water:

Apparently *only* cats on the interwebs is taboo to Ken. All else is free game.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:55am Michael:

SteveL: :
'... or "chlaybear"...."
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:55am Honey Water:

@fofo (: Love the image, btw!
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:57am dcp:

I like how Crystal Wolf Fuck used the name thought up by the guy they kicked out.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:57am Stig:

Crystal Wolf Fuck: You're doing it wrong: you don't join a band to have girls kiss your <em>mouths</em>.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:58am G:

yes, html still doesn't work here
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:59am SteveL:

Do not touch the red button. Repeat, do not tou...
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:59am Uke Goldberg:

Ken, who edited your marathon "The Only Song" to an hour? I can't find it.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:59am Honey Water:

Definitely Bruce Campbell's head w/ Mitt there.
  Wed. 9/12/12 9:59am Robert:

Are the roach musicians from "The Apartment"? I'm a friend of a friend of its star.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:00am Michael:

Can corporations go to Hell?

While I'm here, I will point out that this is the eleventh anniversary of Ken's demonstrating what a DJ is by putting on 'O Superman' without even remembering that it includes the lines 'Here come the planes/They're American planes, made in America'---though even without that line, I can't think of anything better for that occasion.
Avatar    Wed. 9/12/12 10:01am Ken:

The one hour version of The Onlty Song show, as edited by Vicki Bennett is here: wfmu.org...
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:01am BSI:

JEEZUS, I missed Sarcastic Orgasm. The greatest band to come out of DC since JEEZUS.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:02am Robert:

Does look like Campbell, but I'm pretty sure it's Romney's head, illustrating the technique whereby all you do is enlarge or shrink someone's face features A LITTLE, put them back in place, and get a completely creepy image.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:02am G:

The vocalist sounds like Thom Yorke with severe indigestion pains
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:03am dcp:

PLAYMOBIL GUY!!! My son would love that...
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:03am Uke Goldberg:

Thank you!!
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:04am Honey Water:

@Robert: Yeah, I knew it was Mitt's head -- just sayin' Campbell should be Mitt in the biopic -- not Alec Baldwin as his sons suggested.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:05am Robert:

The name I forgot above is Jerry, whose last name I still can't recall at the moment, who went to NYU with Damon Lindelof. Jerry was one of Damon's poker buddies I didn't get to meet.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:06am Cheri Pi:

yay for Crash!
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:06am Honey Water:

To fit Mitt's personality, the features shouldn't just be minimized; it should be featureless.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:07am Robert:

Campbell should be everyone.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:08am fofo (:

This song (Vaughan's Ballad) makes me so happy! I googl'd them last week and I was so in shock to realize they recorded it in the early eighties! I felt sad too because they are not around anymore.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:10am Robert:

Anyway, it was only this year that I figured out Damon's serial "Lost" was a take-off (heh) on "The Lost Special" by A.C. Doyle, plus all its cx.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:10am Uke Goldberg:

Ken, I don't think that's not the right show.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:11am Dan B From Upstate:

Been a while since you've played Crash, Ken. It's much appreciated.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:12am Honey Water:

Ja wohl, these dudes are actually sounding sexy auf Deutsch.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:14am Mike East:

That orangutan is kind of a jerk, but he's hilarious!
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:14am Robert:

The monkey is learning how to pick up chicks.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:15am fred:

@fofo: Crash is long gone, but Thierry Müller (aka Ilitch and Ruth) is active and has 2 records coming soon
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:17am Robert:

Only one problem: How does the monkey see the front of the man from that angle? So I suspect video paste-up, actor imitating monkey.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:17am MD:

Good morning World....
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:18am Robert:

The reflections in the glass don't match the passing people either.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:18am dcp:

THAT'S NOT A MONKEY, YOU APES!
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:18am Mike East:

don't ruin it for me, Robert
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:20am Honey Water:

So is the guy in the top .gif being hypnotized? What's he looking at?
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:21am fofo (:

Fred,
Thanks, nice to know! And boy, am pretty amazed one single musician became two others! Talking about cell division music skills.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:24am Defenders of the Tang:

Man might have turned just before moment we see to make hand position visible, then orang only needs to see from back to see hands on hips, and knows that faces pressed together is a kiss cue. Reflections do match from that angle.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:25am Robert:

Honey Water, I think the guy at the top is a further development of the guy in these: http://www.vrilology.org/HOW VRILOLOGY WORKS.htm

You might need "%20" for the spaces in that URL.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:26am Michael:

Is the image of the woman and star-field[?] accompanying Crash from the movie "Lifeforce" (a.k.a. "The Space Vampires")?
Avatar    Wed. 9/12/12 10:27am Ken:

Look, the Orangatan can see from the guy's back that he's putting his hand on his hips, and the woman does NOT have her back to him. She's kind of facing him and she puckers her lips as she comes in for the kiss. So there.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:29am fofo (:

Michael,

I think is a moving-still from Altered States. But I'm not sure! Where are you Caryn?! Help!
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:30am Bad Ronald:

I concur with Ken's assertion regarding the orangutan.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:30am Honey Water:

I'll second that it's from Altered States (Blair Brown).
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:30am Mike East:

One of several tracks on Michael Shelley's Premium that is better than the original.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:33am Webhamster Henry:

Thanks for playing more hooky, happy music this morning, Ken!
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:33am fofo (:

People, the key questions here are 1) who's the lady and 2) what's the name of movie where she appears? in the gif at the Yo La Tengo-I Saw the Light?
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:35am Michael:

Sharon Tate, "Dance of the Vampires".
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:38am fofo (:

Oh, yes Michael ! But perhaps you mean The Fearless Vampire Killers. But damn: Another one special person that really is not around anymore with us.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:40am Dave:

I like this version of Rhiannon better than the original.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:41am Mike East:

wow. never knew this song was called Rhiannon, and that that's what they sing in the chorus...and I agree with Dave
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:41am fofo (:

The feline safe transportation system looks legit.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:45am Cecile:

I think the originals on both of the covers are way better.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:47am tim from champaign:

Ken, could you follow this up with some Puffy Aeriolas?
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:47am fofo (:

The problem with the Radiofrigo is that it cannot play Radio Hot Hits. Imho kind of WFMU-esque.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:49am BSI:

I confess I never knew the name of the tune or what any of the words were. My brain doesn't seem to give a damn about lyrics, esp. in pop tunes. It took Big Blood's cover of HEART OF GLASS for me to suss that one.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:50am BSI:

...referring to Rhiannon...
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:50am BSI:

...whereas my wife effortlessly picks up on lyrics. A left-brain/right-brain thing perhaps? Or more likely, I'm an idiot.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:52am Sam:

Sex, drugs and sugar coated puffy ami yumi is all my body needs!
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:53am Dr. Sven:

Dude, that's why you should floss every day. Get with the program!
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:53am fofo (:

BSI,
You are not alone. I don't pick up lyrics either. But I swear you I is not a idiot.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:54am bw:

tis true - in my dream last night Ken explained to me (whole holding a toboggan) the WFMU shower rules - no bars of soap (he was mad at me for putting one in the shower) only liquid gel and Luffas allowed!
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:55am Sam:

BSI, I think it's because men are instinctively musical and women are instinctively verbal. Also men know how to see the big picture and enjoy themselves (music) while women like to torture themselves with pointless details (lyrics).
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:56am Honey Water:

Is the no bars of soap rule so that there's never an excuse to be bending down for a dropped bar?
Avatar    Wed. 9/12/12 10:57am Ken:

bw, that was no dream, or at least the policy is real - we have ALWAYS had a rule against bar soap at WFMU, except for WFMU Miracle Soap. The fact that so many people ignored this simple rule is the reason I removed the shower from the second floor.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:57am dcp:

I'm very lyrics oriented but I are a idiot too.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:58am BSI:

HA! sweet vindication. Even some of my favorite albums that I've played since my teens, no idea about most lyrics. Drives her nuts: "what was that line?" "I have no idea..."
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:58am dcp:

but if I had to choose, music hands down.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:59am popo:

that's gif's a keeper...btw that bacon pic is sweet, last time I was as the corner bistro I noticed the bacon pile which I could see from where I was perched at the bar.
It was huge, it was "fresh" (not placed in the deep fryer yet), and it was leaning against the brick wall and a fire extinguisher and some other wall mounted fixtures that are not likely approved for use in such a bacon rich environment.
  Wed. 9/12/12 10:59am BSI:

by the way, Yay for the Berrocal/Jaki/etc! All versions of Rock & Roll Station are the bee's knees.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:03am northguineahills:

The gf is taking a bday vacay and she loves the gifs. Good Morning y'alls!
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:04am jan:

Corner Bistro in 20 years of w. village living, never been there. Is it a greasy spoon?
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:04am Honey Water:

Congratulations on the job, NGH, the gf b'day and all! Oh, happy day! :)
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:06am Honey Water:

Nothing better than a fine lyric, but if the music isn't topnotch as well, the lyric founders. Guess that's right/left in a bit of balance.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:06am northguineahills:

Thanks Honey Water. I was too busy yesterday to comment fully yesterday.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:06am woman this men that:

@BSI @Sam
I think you're full of crap.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:07am fred von helsing:

Happy Ears: Hour 3
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:07am Cecile:

Periodically, I must post this link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8krxhNgVhvU
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:08am Cecile:

I can pick up on most lyrics, but I've heard some hilariously.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:11am Carmichael:

Good morning, Kenneth and listening persons. Despite my already stressed environment, I have decided to listen instead. I'll report on the effects of my decision during Irwin's show.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:11am Honey Water:

@NGH: Aw, guess we'll need a new head of concessions for the big barn show.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:11am Cecile:

"cut loose like a douche" Manfred Mann
"disguise in love with you" Burt Bacharach
and so on...
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:13am northguineahills:

I have to hear a song thousands of times before I pick up on the lyrics, but that's just me. My gf is better then I am at picking out lyrics, but it still takes her awhile.

@Honey Water. I can still cook for the concessions for the big barn show!
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:13am dcp:

Cecile: I think that's what everybody thought Man. Mann was singing. Unfortunate lyric choice.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:14am Cecile:

or "I'm in the mood for love. Simply because I'm near you. Funnybutt, when i'm near you..."
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:14am The Boss:

Manfred Mann?
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:15am Cecile:

Who can't pronounce the word deuce? I think even Bruce was perturbed by that, although I'm sure he cashed the checks happily.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:15am Honey Water:

Learning lyrics from a low-fi transistor radio was always a challenge in ye olden days.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:16am BSI:

@woman this...
whut? i'm talkin' left brain/right brain here. This is serious research delving into the very heart of perception. Now where'd that adrenochrome latte go...
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:16am Sam:

Excuse me while I kiss this guy - Hendrix
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:16am Cecile:

Boss, I know who wrote it. I'm talking about who mangled the lyrics.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:17am dcp:

Cecile, Boss, right but who really cares? I hate that song.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:18am Cecile:

Ken, play a good Mac cover. Or at least a funny one. Judas Priest's Green Manalishi.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:18am ranjit:

I just discovered that you can play all the music samples simultaneously on Rockabye Baby's album pages. Highly recommended. http://www.rockabyebabymusic.com/ecom/music/rockabye-baby-lullaby-renditions-of-bob-marley
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:18am Cecile:

dcp, yeah, it's not my favorite.
wow, Billy sounds like hell, and not in a fun way.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:19am Sam:

If the lyrics are hard to understand I invent my own lyrics that sound similar to what they're saying. When I discover the real lyrics I'm usually disappointed because they're not as good. Then if I start singing along with my own lyrics people get annoyed and say I'm singing the "wrong" lyrics, without realizing that the real lyrics are not sacred or even intelligible, and songs are meant to be enjoyed and screwed around with, not put on a pedestal and worshipped.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:19am BSI:

That pug is gonna have an olympic headache when it's done.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:19am Cheri Pi:

good one Ken.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:19am dcp:

Hey this is a pretty good cover by Gibbons.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:20am Mark:

not if you know the original
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:22am Cheri Pi:

I loved the darkness of it.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:22am Cecile:

hahahahha, Ken.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:23am northguineahills:

When I was 4 in the Wrangling Western Wear store, I was singing "Duval, Duval, County" instead of "Ewwhah, Ewwhah, Kitty, tell me about the boy from New York City", and a young couple starting laughing at me and asked me to sing it again.

(this was outside Jacksonville, FL, that is part of Duval County).
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:23am giselle:

dr bootygrabber! awesome!! does he grab booties?
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:24am BSI:

@Sam: also, I've found that once I "get" lyrics, it usually guarantees a terrible, long spell of earworm affliction. So maybe this blind-spot against singing is a defense mechanism. Research continues...
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:25am Sean Daily:

YES! SLAY YOUR FOE, DOCTOR BOOTY-GRABBER, AND WE SHALL HAVE A FEAST! It'll be Fancy Feast and, you know, only if I can get them 3 for a dollar, because I'm not made of money, BUT WE SHALL STILL HAVE A FEAST!
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:25am Cecile:

giselle, and how!
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:26am Marmalade kitty:

I was at first wary of the new Dylan album.. but i loved it! Give it a listen
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:26am Cecile:

SEAN AND MAKE SURE YOU PUT IT IN THE CRYSTAL CAT DISH!
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:26am Honey Water:

Local public radio has been playing about 3 tracks of the new Dylan.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:26am dcp:

WHOA! you thing Billy's voice sounded bad, phew!..
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:26am tim from champaign:

wow, this has got "target NPR listening demographic" written all over it.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:27am Honey Water:

@Sam: I've been guilty of the same thing and agree sometimes I've made an improvement.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:28am fofo (:

Sam,

I do something similar but unintentionally (but that's because English is not my first language). Say, for instance, The Fall's - Blindness. I always thought it was a song about a guy in a restaurant because he was always repating "hey man, how much is the omelette?" But in reality lyric goes: "Blind man, Have mercy on me".
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:28am Carmichael:

I never thought I'd prefer the Christmas album.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:29am Honey Water:

@MK: You have the whole album already?
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:31am Honey Water:

@Sean: Yet you want to "starve" a good mouser. Too well-fed, they'll just play with the prey.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:32am dcp:

funny: "This is commonly misheard as "wrapped up like a douche. "Springsteen himself has joked about the controversy, claiming that it was not until Manfred Mann rewrote the song to be about a "feminine hygiene product" that it became popular." -WikiP
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:33am fofo (:

Dick El Demasiado!!! After last week show I did a little research about this guy, he looks like a nice old chap that in an interview forgets the name of his own songs! See? We are so passé in the lyrics discussion. Forgetting your own song's names is what's up.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:33am left brain this right brain that:

I often don't hear lyrics. But not always.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:35am Cecile:

this is fun.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:35am thelma blitz:

Hey Ken, Please listen to the new Dylan album before you give it a bad review. The track you played with the raspy voice, "Pay in Blood" is supposed to sound that way because it threatens murder.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:36am Cecile:

fofo, I can see that happening if all your songs are instrumentals...
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:36am Honey Water:

Roam if you want to / Roam around the world

Rome if you want to.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:37am hamburger:

so how comes the Dylan Xmas album is meant to be an "F.U." to the music industry?
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:37am Mark:

?
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:37am Sam:

Ken, what did your wife want to name the cat?
Avatar    Wed. 9/12/12 11:37am Ken:

I didnt give it a bad review, I played the first ten seconds of every track and Im kinda intrigued enought to want to hear the first TWENTY seconds of some of the tracks. Im like the only FMU DJ to play Bob's newest material at all! I love Bob, I actually really do. He can do no wrong by me.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:38am left brain this right brain that:

I also am unable to carry on a conversation when I am focused on something else. Even when I'm using my whole brain.
Avatar    Wed. 9/12/12 11:39am Ken:

Sam, My wife wants to call Dr. Bootygrabber by the name "Ernie." That's crazy, right?!
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:40am dcp:

I think you should only call him by his whole name.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:41am Cecile:

hahahaha.
Call him Freaky. She doesn't know him well enough to call him "ernie"
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:41am Georgia:

Dr. Ernest Bootygrabber, M.D.?
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:42am thelma blitz:

Satan likes the new album too.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:42am Honey Water:

Ernie in honor of Borgnine? As in nine lives?
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:43am dcp:

I sure like this Oranj Symphonette.
Avatar    Wed. 9/12/12 11:43am Ken:

It's a great name, I call him Doc, Doctor, Dr Bootygrabber or BooTAY
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:44am Honey Water:

Hard put to hear "Satin Doll" in this though.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:44am Cecile:

No, as in Dr. Ernerst Freedman Bootygrabber.
After Dr. Ernest Freaky Bootygrabber in the Detroit Grand Pubahs song.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:45am Bob Dylan:

I'm willing to listen to the first ten seconds of Ken's show :)
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:46am Honey Water:

@BD: Oh, snap!
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:46am KP:

I heard a whole new Bob song on FMU. The title track is great. It's Desolation Row in a rowboat.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:49am fofo (:

This is for all of you cat-haters:

Cat pencil sharpener
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBPWKS5p3z0
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:52am paula pc:

2-3 classy songs in a row? is Ken allowed to do this?
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:52am bob from bushwood:

wow! i'm thrilled to hear a cut from the second-best-titled album on your show, Ken. and un-fucked with, so far. go, man, go.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:52am KP:

Makes its own kitty litter!
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:53am Bob Dylan:

@paula: only ironically
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:54am paula pc:

make that four in a row!
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:56am Honey Water:

Well, the teenie blues graphic makes up for this classy "interruption."
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:56am paula pc:

@ honey water -- yes, but it's black and white, so it must be classy too!
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:57am Laura L:

Not a cat hater, but I received the "Sharp-end" kitty pencil sharpener as a gift and there's definitely a fine point when you get the lead out. It's very good.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:58am G:

I wish *my* cat would get the stick out of her ass.
  Wed. 9/12/12 11:59am paula pc:

ABSOLUTELY James Brown is classy!!!!
  Wed. 9/12/12 12:00pm paula pc:

wonderfulous show as ever -- always so much fun - thank you, Ken.
  Sun. 9/16/12 12:41pm Oski:

insane music dude. First time listener
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