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Music of all kinds that hits me in the pit of my stomach, all arranged to find your sweet spot, too. Plus radio shows from the 1940s & 1950s: dramas, mysteries, sci-fi, detectives, and more.

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Options September 8, 2002: Show 159 (listen to entire show / each individual set / each individual song)

The start and end times of each song and set are exact.

Show time: 3 AM - 6 AM


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Artist Track Album Label Comments Special
 
Set 1 (Listen to this set: )
Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso UFO  Pink Lady Lemonade (You're So Sweet) (track: entire CD #1)   Options Do Whatever you Want, Don't Do Whatever You Don't Want !!  Earworm  Slowly shimmering, magical and sweet on the outside, with an easy to take, slightly noisy middle.  ***  
 
 
Mic break between Sets 1 & 2. Background music for it: (Listen to this set: )
Les Chakachas  Love is like a Violin (track 4)   Options Arriba!  RCA International  Phat, sentimental sound. Feels like it's the slow song at the record hop.   
 
 
Set 2: the first old radio show portion of the evening. (Listen to this set: )
One Out Of Seven  Third World War   Options Originally broadcast March 13, 1946.  (no label)  Quite relevant to the debate today over Iraq, or any rush to war by anybody. Stars Jack Webb.   
 
 
Mic break between Sets 2 & 3. Background music for it: (Listen to this set: )
Les Chakachas  Love is like a Violin (track 4)   Options Arriba!  RCA International  Phat, sentimental sound. Feels like it's the slow song at the record hop.   
 
 
Set 3 (Listen to this set: )
Duke Ellington  Whispering Grass (Side 5, track 2) (Listen: )   Options Duke Ellington at Fargo, 1940 LIVE  Book Of The Month Club  A sweet ballad. No seats to sit in that evening: people came to dance. Virtually the entire evening was recorded, and it's one of the greatest dance evenings the band ever played.  ***  
Comedian Harmonists  Creole Love Call (track 4) (Listen: )   Options Comedian Harmonists  Hannibal  From haunting and sad to "out there" vocalizing, all in under 4 minutes.  ***  
 
 
Mic break between Sets 3 & 4. Background music for it: (Listen to this set: )
Les Chakachas  Love is like a Violin (track 4)   Options Arriba!  RCA International  Phat, sentimental sound. Feels like it's the slow song at the record hop.   
 
 
Set 4: the second old radio show portion of the evening. (Listen to this set: )
One Out Of Seven  Senator Bilbo   Options Originally broadcast February 6, 1946.  (no label)  The series often took a direct and uncompromising stand against racism, and this is definifely an example. Stars Jack Webb.   
 
 
Mic break between Sets 4 & 5. Background music for it: (Listen to this set: )
Les Chakachas  Love is like a Violin (track 4)   Options Arriba!  RCA International  Phat, sentimental sound. Feels like it's the slow song at the record hop.   
 
 
Set 5: a quiet reflection of September 11. (Listen to this set: )
below the sea  L'Hotel des Malheureux (track 4) (Listen: )   Options Les Arbres Depayseront Davantage  Where Are My Records  Delicate, like looking sadly at a memory of happy times before....  ***  
Gavin Bryars  The Sinking Of The Titanic: Opening Part II (track 7) (Listen: )   Options The Sinking Of The Titanic  Point Music  The Sinking Of The Titanic is based on an account by the radio operator of the Titanic that the band played a hymn as they - on deck - and the ship sunk into the sea.   
Gavin Bryars  The Sinking Of The Titanic: Titanic Lament (track 8) (Listen: )   Options The Sinking Of The Titanic  Point Music     
Gavin Bryars  The Sinking Of The Titanic: Woodblocks (track 9) (Listen: )   Options The Sinking Of The Titanic  Point Music     
Gavin Bryars  The Sinking Of The Titanic: Last Hymn (track 10) (Listen: )   Options The Sinking Of The Titanic  Point Music    ***  
Low  Shots And Ladders (track 13) (ended at -0:20) (Listen: )   Options Trust  Kranky  Slow, reverberant. I listen first and foremost to the sound of music (not words), and this fit perfectly with the feeling I wanted for this set.  ***  
Evyind Kang  Heads On Red Lakes Return (track 1) (ended at -0:30) (Listen: )   Options Live Low To The Earth, In The Iron Age  Abduction     
Henryk Gorecki  Lento e Largo: Tranquillissimo (track 2) (Listen: )   Options Symphony #3  Elektra/Nonesuch  Grimness and beauty.  ***  
Troum  Licht - Brandung (track 2) (Listen: )   Options Tjukurrpa  Drone  Slow, gradual, warm, uplifting.  ***  
 
 
Mic break between Sets 5 & 6. Background music for it: (Listen to this set: )
Les Chakachas  Love is like a Violin (track 4)   Options Arriba!  RCA International  Phat, sentimental sound. Feels like it's the slow song at the record hop.   
 
 
Set 6 (Listen to this set: )
Stephen Vitiello  Lobby at 5 PM (track 3)   Options World Trade Center Recordings  Stephen Vitiello  Recorded in July 2001, in the lobby of 1 World Trade Center.  ***  

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