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Playlist for 27 June 2013 Options | The Busy Doing Nothing Travelling Sunshine Show

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"Mt. Athabasca/Newfound Lake, NH," postcard collage by Mary Lydecker

Artist Song Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Petra Haden  Carlotta's Gallop - from 8 1/2   Options Petra Goes to the Movies  Anti     
Ferrante & Teicher  Theme from Lawrence of Arabia   Options All Time Great Movie Themes  United Artists    0:02:45 ()
Jens Lekman  You Are the Light (by which I travel into this and that)   Options When I Said I Wanted to Be Your Dog  Secretly Canadian    0:05:12 ()
Us 3  Tukka Yoot's Riddim   Options Hand on the Torch  Blue Note    0:08:55 ()
Allen Toussaint  Electricity   Options Life, Love & Faith  Water    0:14:09 ()
Gerry Mulligan Quartet with Chet Baker  I'm Beginning to See the Light   Options Best of  Pacific Jazz    0:16:50 ()
Smoke City  They Can't Take That Away From Me   Options Red Hot & Rhapsody: The Gershwin Groove (various artists)  Antilles    0:19:56 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Tipsy 
Bunny Kick   Options Uh-oh!  Asphodel    0:22:44 ()
Roger Miller  Whistle Stop   Options Sorry I Haven't Written Lately  Columbia    0:27:00 ()
Karen Dalton  It Hurts Me Too   Options     recorded from this YouTube video  0:29:02 ()
Arthur Lipsett  Very Nice, Very Nice   Options Soundtracks  Global A/Honest Jons    0:32:17 ()
Ambrosia  Nice, Nice, Very Nice   Options Ambrosia  20th Century    0:38:58 ()
Ryan Hardy  Inter-Galactic In-Flight Entertainment   Options Day  Wombnet  Free downloads: here, and here  0:44:53 ()
The Jimi Hendrix Experience  I Was Made to Love Her   Options BBC Sessions  MCA  Stevie Wonder, drums  0:48:41 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Las Comadrejas 
Oaxacatelas   Options We are Ugly, But We Have the Music  Comad    0:51:51 ()
The Beatles  I'll Be on My Way   Options Live at the BBC  Apple  Recorded 4 April 1963  0:57:38 ()
Sarah Vaughan  All I Do Is Dream of You   Options Sarah + 2  Roulette  Barney Kessel, guitar & Joe Comfort, bass  0:59:38 ()
The Yardbirds  Farewell   Options The Yardbirds (Roger the Engineer)  EMI    1:02:28 ()
Ken Kesey  Jimmy Crack Corn   Options Talking Rain: Spoken Word & Music from the Pacific Northwest (various artists)  Tim Kerr    1:04:00 ()
Nancy Sinatra  Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)   Options Kill Bill Vol. 1 (soundtrack)  Maverick    1:09:39 ()
TV Girl  Laura   Options Lonely Women  TV Girl  download  1:12:19 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Stravinsky 
loop from Symphony in Three Movements, mvmnt 1   Options Igor Conducts  Columbia    1:16:42 ()
David Slusser  Hip Replacement   Options Delight at the End of the Tunnel  Tzadik    1:20:01 ()
Coseyhead  All of My Monkey   Options Righteous Sponjilitis (unreleased)    aka, Peter Nelson, co-curator of Wombnet  1:25:31 ()
Monty Pythons Flying Circus  A Fairy Tale   Options Monty Python's Previous Record  Charisma    1:27:31 ()
Eddie Cantor  Cheer Up, Smile, Nertz   Options Collected Works    download  1:34:00 ()
My Favorite  You Belong With Us   Options Love at Absolute Zero  Double Agent    1:36:54 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Obeng Ungu & Jalan Buntu with Group 
Menyelam Pakai Pipa Udara   Options 1951: Sumatran Ladies Waering Hats Outlawed by Government  Hot Air    1:42:35 ()
Dick Hyman & Mary Mayo  I'm Glad There Is You   Options Moon Gas  MGM    1:46:11 ()
Dave Brubeck Quartet  Somewhere   Options Plays Music From Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story  Columbia    1:49:36 ()
Kid Koala  7 Bit Blues   Options 12 Bit Blues  Ninja Tune    1:53:49 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Floyd Cramer 
Last Date   Options (slowed down)  RCA    1:59:22 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 11:34am Artie:

Just another day in paradise.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 11:37am Charlie:

What's paradise without a glacier looming over you?
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 11:45am Artie:

... and icy cold runoff in which to chill the yarbles?
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 11:50am Michael:

I was hoping for the Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour but I'll try the Charlie Lewis Travelling Sunshine Show.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 11:52am Charlie:

How 'bout The Summer Brothers Smothers Show?
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 11:53am Michael:

With Mason Williams and Pat Paulson!
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 11:59am ndbob:

morning Charlie and everyone!
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:01pm listener james from westwood:

howdy charlie and all! should we all have matching polyester pantsuits for the traveling sunshine show?
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:02pm Carmichael:

Steve Martin (with brown hair) also got his start on the Brothers show. Slainte, Charlie!
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:04pm Charlie:

Hi, Artie, Michael, Bob, James, Carmichael.
Yes, James, follow the 5th Dimension links on last week's show for the outfits.
Right, Carmichael!
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:05pm pacific standard simon:

Meow!
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:06pm listener james from westwood:

i promise the jauntiest neckerchief in beautiful downtown burbank!
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:07pm Charlie:

Rowr, Simon.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:08pm Carmichael:

I just heard "California My Way" by the Committee recently. A cool 60s boppin' travel song about heading west with "the kids". Reminded me of the 5th Dimension, only squarer. Up With People, maybe?
  Thu. 6/27/13 12:11pm frenchee:

my secret name for this show is "bittersweet."
MASON WILLIAMS oh Yeah....
Avatar Thu. 6/27/13 12:11pm Pseu:

A fine fondue to you, Chizzy. Dabbing the corners of my mouth right now. We'll think of you when the bright leaves leap to their deaths.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:13pm Charlie:

Heya, Frenchee & Pseu! Thanks for the bittersweet fondue :)
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:16pm duke:

Hi Charlie and all you do nothings
  Thu. 6/27/13 12:18pm Laura L:

Hi Charlie--we will miss you until you are settled and can get back to being busy doing nothing--I hope you're not moving to a lonely, uptight town like This Town.
  Thu. 6/27/13 12:19pm frenchee:

nom nom, bittersweet fondue!
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:19pm Michael:

If Charlie isn't here for the foreseeable future will we have to be busy doing something?
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:20pm Charlie:

Hi Duke, and Laura L --
Any town can be "this town" -- depends what you make of it.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:20pm Carmichael:

Charlie won't be here because he'll be doing something. Me, I ain't doin' a damn thing till he gets back.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:24pm listener james from westwood:

won't somebody please do nothing?!
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:28pm listener james from westwood:

very clever on the hamster count.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:29pm ndbob:

I'm definitely a hamster fan:)
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:30pm Carmichael:

I'm not going anywhere near this topic ....
Avatar Thu. 6/27/13 12:30pm Doug Schulkind:

Sweet Mama KD! My heart melts every time.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:32pm Charlie:

me too, and hi Doug!
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:33pm listener james from westwood:

kd is one of those vocalists i heard for the first time and was just, who on earth is that? how can i hear more?!? fmu's aces for moments like that.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:39pm Charlie:

So, while I'm away, how will you all find your own ways of doing nothing? Finding the nothing in everyday life?
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:39pm listener james from westwood:

does arthur lipsett date from when all of these would have to be scotch-taped together? wow if so.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:42pm Carmichael:

My 1st radio job was editing taped commercials and placing them in the 8 track carts. Splicer, scotch tape, and frustration. I wasn't old enough for scotch, or that would be included.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:43pm Charlie:

Yes, James, 1963-65. Those are actually the soundtracks to film collages. Not sure if the edits of sound exactly follow film cuts. I've never seen the films. But, yes, lots of edits and tape!
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:43pm Monica:

you're the biggest part of us, chaz. god speed you.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:43pm ndbob:

actually I may be moving as well Charlie
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:44pm listener james from westwood:

i'll be whiling away the time editing, proofing, and fmu'ing. and hoping for a grand return of nothing!
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:48pm Michael:

Well Thursday at noon won't be the same. It took years to figure out what to do on Monday mornings!
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 12:50pm Charlie:

Hi Monica, and lol! Better than "holding on to yesterday."
  Thu. 6/27/13 12:51pm gary mitchell:

this is a dense richly textured show
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:01pm Charlie:

Hiya, Gary!
  Thu. 6/27/13 1:02pm gary mitchell:

smokey robinson cited sarah as a major influence
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:03pm Uncle Michael:

@Charlie: I'm lovin' the show. I hope you're not gone long. You do a show as I aspire to do.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:07pm Charlie:

I can easily believe that Gary.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:09pm Charlie:

Thanks, Uncle Michael. You're doing a great show! A welcome addition to the stream. Listen to Hinky Dinky Time, everyone! wfmu.org...
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:13pm listener james from westwood:

speaking of variety shows, the 1st time i ever heard "bang bang" was on the sonny & cher show.
Avatar Thu. 6/27/13 1:14pm other eddie:

great show mr. charlie
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:23pm Charlie:

Gladjalikeit, other Eddie.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:23pm Charlie:

James, there's a moment to freeze in aspic. I too remember great moments from 60s/70s variety shows.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:25pm Uncle Michael:

I may have played the Mulligan/Baker as loud as anyone has ever played "I'm Beginning to See the Light," in a car.
  Thu. 6/27/13 1:28pm gary mitchell:

unreleased? what's wrong with you record companies!
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:29pm Carmichael:

I remember Redd Foxx on his summer replacement show, doing stand-up with a drink and cigarette, telling borderline filthy jokes.
Avatar Thu. 6/27/13 1:30pm Pseu:

This is like, one of my fave MP sketches. "I sentence you to be hanged from the neck until you cheer up!" -- the current state of things....
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:30pm Carmichael:

Yum Bee Buckety!!
  Thu. 6/27/13 1:31pm gary mitchell:

love Redd Foxx borderline jokes
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:31pm Charlie:

"And after a time (or a few times)..."
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:32pm Charlie:

Yes, Pseu, cheer up or else.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:35pm Roberto:

I still use that line whenever my wife asks me to do something. "What, now?" I don't think she appreciates the reference.
Avatar Thu. 6/27/13 1:35pm Pseu:

"what, NOW?" "NOOO tomorrow MORNING..."
  Thu. 6/27/13 1:35pm jan:

I had a half hour studio visit during which your show was turned off. I just returned to this great Python recording.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:36pm Charlie:

Otto!!!!
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:36pm Charlie:

Hi Jan welcome back!
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:37pm Roberto:

And on a closely related note, my wife's sister's husband's cousin is married to Eddie Cantor's grandson.
  Thu. 6/27/13 1:38pm Laura L:

A postcard found in an antiques shop I keep on a shelf: "CHEER UP while you have the chance! You may be so happy tomorrow you won't have to."
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:41pm Uncle Michael:

There's always tomorrow afternoon, Pseu.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:41pm Charlie:

Roberto -- that's quite a pedigree.
Laura -- that's quite a metaphysical time-warp.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:42pm pacific standard simon:

And Paris. We'll always have Paris.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:45pm Uncle Michael:

Last night we got it back, Simon.
Avatar Thu. 6/27/13 1:45pm Matt F:

Charlie, I'm gonna miss sitting in Studio C listening to the tail end of your show. Hope you're back soon.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:49pm Charlie:

Thanks, Matt! Keep carrying on here on the Drummer stream!
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:53pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie - looking forward to your return!
Avatar Thu. 6/27/13 1:54pm Doug Schulkind:

I'm really gonna miss you Chazz. It'll be like streaming with one lung without you. Come back (home) soon.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:56pm Charlie:

Thanks Bob.
haha, Doug ;) And thanks. Hope to!
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:56pm listener james from westwood:

many thanks for the many months of mighty music, charlie. here's to a safe and smooth move and all health in the new digs!
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:57pm duke:

Come back soon Charlie. We need more nothing.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:58pm Michael:

What Doug and Bob said Charlie - great show and get back here ASAP for more nothingness. Until then - Live Free or Die. Or something/nothing like that.
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 1:58pm pacific standard simon:

Walk on sunshine, Charlie!
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 2:00pm Charlie:

Thanks everybody!!!!!!!!!!!!
xox,
-- charlie
  Thu. 6/27/13 2:00pm gary mitchell:

come back soon Mr. Sunshine
Avatar    Thu. 6/27/13 2:01pm Lewis:

good luck Charlie!
Avatar Thu. 6/27/13 2:02pm other eddie:

all the best charlie, and godspeedy
Avatar Thu. 6/27/13 4:01pm Holly in NC:

I'll miss you Charlie - but maybe now I can FINALLY catch up on your archives! Good luck with the move, come back soon.
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