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Options July 18, 2013: Don't Let It Bother You (with Special Guest Ruthann Friedman)

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Fanny Brice  Cooking Breakfast for the One I Love   Options Stars of the Silver Screen 1929-1930  RCA Victor  1967  LP  From 1930    0:00:00 ()
Gus Arnheim and His Orchestra  Coffee in the Morning (And Kisses in the Night)   Options In Hollywood 1928-1933  Renovation  2005  CD  From 1933; Vocal: Jimmy Newell    0:04:30 ()
Ben Selvin and His Orchestra  Cheerful LIttle Earful   Options Dardenella  ASV/Living Era  2000  CD  From 1930; Helen Rowland, vocal    0:07:37 ()
Bebe Daniels  You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me   Options Hooray for Hollywood  United Artists  1975  LP  With George Brent from "42nd Street"    0:10:57 ()
Bea Wain  Do I Love You   Options A Cole Porter Collection  Jass  1991  CD  unknown Lucky Strike orchestra    0:14:00 ()
Ginger Rogers and Johnny Mercer  Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo   Options Rare Recordings 1930-1972  Sandy Hook  1980  LP  From 1935 radio broadcast    0:17:26 ()
Bing Crosby  I'm Gonna Get You   Options Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams  RCA Victor  1972  LP  From 1931, with Gus Arnheim's Orchestra    0:20:14 ()
Bobby Hackett and His Orchestra  You, You and Especially You   Options Eddie Condon's World of Jazz  Columbia  1973  LP  From 1938; Lola Bard, vocal    0:22:44 ()
Louis Armstrong and Hs Orchestra  I Double Dare You   Options Jive at Five: The Stylemakers of Jazz 1920s-1940s  New World  1976  LP  From 1938    0:25:39 ()
Fats Waller and His Rhythm  Don't Let It Bother You   Options Fats Waller '34/'35  RCA Victor  1964  LP  From 1934    0:28:40 ()
Orchestre Poly-Rhythmo de Cotonou  Ecoutes ma Melodie   Options Volume 3: The Skeletal Essences of Voodoo Funk  Analog Africa  2013  CD    *   0:38:50 ()
Peter King  Watusi   Options Shango  Mr Bongo  2012  CD  From 1974    0:45:25 ()
The Notations  This Time I'm for Real   Options   Cash  2013  45  ca. 1971  *   0:50:04 ()
Marlena Shaw  Go Away Little Boy   Options I Can Hear Music: Michael Shelley's 2013 Marathon Premium  WFMU  2013  CD-R    *   0:52:59 ()
Dorothy Moore  Angel of the Morning   Options Talk to Me  Malaco  1980  LP      1:02:33 ()
Chip Taylor  101 in Cashbox   Options Chip Taylor's Last Chance  Warner Brothers  1973  LP      1:07:53 ()
Juice Newton & Slver Spur  Catwillow River   Options Juice Newton & Silver Spur  RCA  1975  LP      1:12:47 ()
The Everly Brothers  Paradise   Options Pass the Chicken and Listen  RCA  1972  LP      1:15:37 ()
Patchwork  Clear Creek Waterfall   Options Patchwork  RCA  1972  LP      1:19:13 ()
Michael Nesmith  Continuing   Options Compilation  Pacific Arts  1973  LP      1:21:48 ()
Tanya Tucker  Traveling Salesman   Options Tanya Tucker  MCA  1975  LP      1:25:35 ()
Single File: a bunch of 45s in a row, all random-ish
Billy Paul  July, July, July, July   Options   Philadelphia International  1975  45      1:34:33 ()
Honey Cone  When Will It End   Options   Hot Wax  1971  45      1:37:23 ()
Daddy Dewdrop  Fox Huntin' (On the Weekend)   Options   Sunflower  1971  45      1:40:13 ()
Bobby Darin  Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf   Options   Atlantic  1966  45  That's the way the label is spelled; who isn't afraid of wolves from Virginia?    1:43:07 ()
The Third Rail  Overdose of Love   Options   Epic  1968  45      1:45:59 ()
Charlie Daniels  Funky Junky   Options   Kama Sutra  1973  45      1:48:07 ()
The Waterboys  Medicine Bow   Options   Ensign  1985  45      1:51:22 ()
  Interview with Ruthann Friedman Part 1               1:59:51 ()
Ruthann Friedman  Windy   Options Windy: A Ruthann Friedman Songbook  Now Sounds  2013  CD  From 1968  *   2:11:01 ()
  Interview with Ruthann Friedman Part 2               2:13:27 ()
The Garden Club  Little Girl Lost and Found   Options Where the Action Is! Los Angeles Nuggets 1965-1968  Rhino  2009  CD      2:17:45 ()
  Inteview with Ruthann Friedman Part 3               2:20:38 ()
Ruthann Friedman  Raining Down on My House   Options Windy: A Ruthann Friedman Songbook  Now Sounds  2013  CD    *   2:26:33 ()
  Interview with Ruthann Friedman Part 4               2:29:26 ()
Ruthann Friedman  Carry On (Glittering Dancer)   Options Constant Companion  Water  2006  CD  single included on reissue    2:33:21 ()
  Interview with Ruthann Friedman Part 5               2:35:43 ()
Ruthann Friedman  Living with My Best Friend   Options Windy: A Ruthann Friedman Songbook  Now Sounds  2013  CD    *   2:43:32 ()
  Interview with Ruthann Friedman Part 6               2:43:48 ()
Ruthann Friedman  Silver Bird   Options Hurried Life: Lost Recordings 1965-1971  Water  2006  CD      2:45:41 ()
  Interview with Ruthann Friedman Part 7               2:48:01 ()
Ruthann Friedman  Halfway There   Options Windy: A Ruthann Friedman Songbook  Now Sounds  2013  CD    *   2:55:13 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 9:02am Cheri Pi:

Good morning dear Joe!
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 9:03am Dave E:

Good Morning!
  Thu. 7/18/13 9:04am 12539:

Hey Joe!
  Thu. 7/18/13 9:05am Dave B:

^what they said^
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 9:06am Mike East:

what Dave B said.
  Thu. 7/18/13 9:06am Dave B:

Unless you're on the mobile app, then it's

V what they said V
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 9:07am Joe McG:

Good morning, gang! Hope you had your coffee in the morning at least.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 7/18/13 9:08am SeanG:

Howdy all--spinach and eggs for breakfast over here
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 9:08am Jeezy:

Morning all! Coffee's a com'in.. though I'm also frantically rushing to get out of here and to Lake George for camping!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 9:08am Jeezy:

Spinach... why didn't I think of that?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 9:09am Rick from SC:

2nd cup of Joe, and blueberries and Cheerios. Cheerio all
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 9:10am Andrew Waterloo:

good morning, just ice water so far
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 9:10am northguineahills:

yerba mate in the morning for me....
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 9:11am Joe McG:

@Jeezy: Lake George is so purty.
  Thu. 7/18/13 9:13am Frenchee:

BRING IT, McGASKO! Singing along here in Brooklyn, cheerful little earful!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 9:13am Mike East:

had one cup...needa whole lot more...baby did NOT sleep last night. (yawn)
  Thu. 7/18/13 9:14am Frenchee:

big ole iced coffee with the one I love (tea-totaller he is)
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 9:16am Joe McG:

Hey, Frenchee! Hope you can stand another cup of "Joe" this great gettin'-up mornin'.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 9:17am Jeezy:

Hopefully I don't boil to death, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 9:19am Mike East:

off to the bus. catch y'all later. Today is my Friday...finally!
Love the start today, Joe!
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 9:19am Joe McG:

I had a bowl of Trader Joe's granola with mango before the show.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 9:20am Looms:

Hi! It's really nice to listen to the show in the daytime, while sunbathing after lunch.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 9:23am Joe McG:

Hey, Looms! Nice to see you at this odd hour.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 9:25am tim from champaign:

Hey all. Buddy Hackett sure has a pleasant voice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 9:27am doca:

good morning you all, i didn't knew that monica's show would be airing on thursday morning.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 9:27am Joe McG:

@tim: Ha!
  Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 9:27am Glenn M:

good morning!
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 9:28am Joe McG:

@doca: I play stuff like this often. Check out my archives.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 9:30am doca:

@Joe: I'm kidding, but I haven't listened to your show before it came to Faye's slot, so I'll check. I love those oldies and I just filled a star for your show.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 9:32am Joe McG:

@doca: No worries! Thanks, man! @glenn: Hey, Glenn!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 9:40am Brian in UK:

Hello Joe, still not quite accustomed to you at this hour. Hey any hour is a good hour.
Orchestre Poly etc are a must see live.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 9:43am Joe McG:

@Brian: Hey there! I agree, any hour is a good hour. Happy you could tune in. What's the UK like today? Here it is bloody hot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 9:45am Brian in UK:

They can play any style from this kind of Afrobeat to soul, jazz, funk. Brass section as crisp as a nuns kimono.

Joe, when I got in the car yesterday around one PM the temp read 40c. Ouch.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 9:46am KP:

UK twitter friends moaning. It has hit the mid 70s.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 9:47am Brian in UK:

Trouble is the lack of breeze. Still as a Florida senators brain.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 9:48am Joe McG:

So the UK is apparently feeling the same Florida love as we are?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 9:49am tim from champaign:

Whoa, groovy prog/fusion breakdown.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 9:50am KP:

Scottish friend who is a teacher told me she was off for holiday. I said, there's school in summer? She said, Scotland has no summer.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 9:52am Joe McG:

Does Scotland really have no summer? This I did not know!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 9:53am Brian in UK:

Joe I was stunned when I heard that 'Stand you ground' was legal with six weeks afore any procescution. Boggling, it has to be reversed. It sends out such a bad message.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 9:54am Brian in UK:

@KP when the sun shines in Scotland there is no place finer. Don't happen that often though.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 9:54am Cecile:

Hola, all!

It's so hot today that I almost tripped over a pigeon. Now the birds in St. Paul are fat and overfed, but they can still book it when they hear a human behind them. This one was staggering! I don't blame him. Whew.
  Thu. 7/18/13 9:55am mrmucho:

This is a great track
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 9:56am Cecile:

Brian, there is legislation on the books in Texas where you can be aquitted if you murder someone and it's determined by the court that "they needed killin'". My friend's aunt got off scot-free because of that.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 9:56am Cecile:

She's like the jazz version of Millie Jackson here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:00am Brian in UK:

St Germains 'Rose Rouge' samples Marlena Shaw. Great track. Relentless.
  Thu. 7/18/13 10:00am Meghan.:

Loving this!
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:01am Michael Shelley:

Best song ever.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:01am duke:

This is great.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:01am Joe McG:

@Ms: Many great songs on your premium this year, Michael, but this one is beyond.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:02am Cecile:

hahahahahahah awesome.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:02am tim from champaign:

Texas is such a confounding place. I lived in Lubbock for 9 months and I experienced so much culture shock. People seemed to fearful. There was a woman in my neighborhood who walked a big ass german shepherd and carried an axe handle. So weird.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:03am Roberto:

Best FMU station ID delivery I've ever heard!
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:03am Van in DC:

Hi Joe
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:04am Cecile:

Nice! Shoulda been a better hit than Juice's.
I always like Misty Blue, great ballad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:04am Brian in UK:

@Cecile 'they needed killin' Those three words put together just rip me apart. Is this the f...ing mafia.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:04am Joe McG:

Hey, Roberto, hey Van! I've been practicing for days, Roberto! Hey, Cecile!
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:05am Cecile:

I will visit Texas but I imagine that place would eat me alive if I lived there.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:05am Van in DC:

Still trying to get back to my home state of Texas!
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:05am Roberto:

You NAILED it bro.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:05am Brian in UK:

@Roberto nitrous Oxide would do it for me.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:06am glenn:

merrilee rush's version is still the gold standard.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:06am glenn:

chip taylor is a very "interesting" guy.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:07am Cecile:

Brian, Texas is something unto itself. My husband thinks they should have just split off and become their own republic.

Now, that's extreme. That place has contributed so much to American culture and prosperity, but they do everything bigger. Even the bad stuff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:07am Brian in UK:

Do not care who does it as long as Chip Taylor gets the cheques (checks)
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:07am βrian:

Lubbock even sounds strange. It's got to be an onomatopoeia, but for what?
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:07am Cecile:

glenn, absolutely, but this is a nice take on it.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:07am Van in DC:

We WERE our own republic, once.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:09am Cecile:

I know! My husband thinks it should have stayed that way.
Historian humor, I guess.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:09am Brian in UK:

Like Terry Allen's record Lubbock on Everything.

Nice one Joe, just bought this ALBUM been waiting twenty years or so.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:10am tim from champaign:

Austin's cool and there's lots of great natural areas. Lubbock was a really weird place. It was extremely insular and indoctrinated. My wife and I had jaw dropping, forehead smacking interactions with Lubbockites at least once a week.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:10am glenn:

i LUV lubbock on everything.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:11am Brian in UK:

Chip Taylor is a real gent. Dying breed.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:12am Joe McG:

@Brian: Apparently quite the gambler, too, I understand.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:13am Brian in UK:

He has The Jordanaires singing backup, stunning not on this though. He made his living at the track.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:13am Cecile:

I love Lubbock on Anything, too.
"He was the pride of the backfield"
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:13am glenn:

and angelina jolie's uncle.
  Thu. 7/18/13 10:13am Liz B.:

Morning Joe and everyone else! Somehow the twang is working well with this heat!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:13am tim from champaign:

good one glenn. Here's a perfect example of Lubbock... in the city magazine a headline of an article stated "Reading Is Not Just For Children Anymore".
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:13am Brian in UK:

'Till they banned him.
  Thu. 7/18/13 10:14am mrmucho:

Wow, nice tie-in Joe.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:14am Joe McG:

Hey, Liz! Twangfest!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:15am Brian in UK:

You'll be playing cow punk next!!
  Thu. 7/18/13 10:16am Larry:

Hello Joe -

Do you keep song titles on file?

Keep doing a good show.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:16am βrian:

Ah, I was just on a John Prine jag recently.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:16am Joe McG:

@Brian: Ha! I always tell the (true) story that the time I played an hour of cowpunk the comments board died COMPLETELY. The only time that ever happened!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:17am Brian in UK:

@Joe is this the album with some Terence Boylan on it?
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:19am Joe McG:

@Larry: No, not really, Larry. This is kind of a song by association thing that I usually do. Right now we seem to be exploring the RCA records catalog circa 1972!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:19am Brian in UK:

It is normally live sets that do that. It was two in the morning to be fair.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:20am Joe McG:

@Brian: Nope, I think that's a different one. Don't see Mr. Boylan on the credits.
  Thu. 7/18/13 10:22am mrmucho:

that one sounded pretty Dynaflex-y
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:23am Joe McG:

@mrmucho: Man oh man, was it ever! I can play frisbee with this fucker.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:23am βrian:

Michael Nesmith! Where's my knit cap?
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:24am Joe McG:

@Brian: You mean your cowboy hat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:25am tim from champaign:

Joe, are your early 70s RCA records Dynaflex?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:25am Brian in UK:

1976-77 were awful years for vinyl quality. They arrived pre-scratched and jumping. I had a John Stewart album like that on RCA funnily enough. When I heard it years later without the hisses and bumps, I did not recognise it.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:25am KP:

The Nez!
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:26am Joe McG:

@tim: A bunch of them are. My Nilsson records are pretty flappy from that era.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:27am tim from champaign:

Flappy is a great descriptor. My Lou Reed and Bowie records are mighty flappy too.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:29am Dave E:

good thing for CD's!
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:30am KP:

Brian you are right. i always felt they did that to usher i CDs. They came in in the 80s. i bought a Bangles album that skipped, broke it, bought a Cd player.
  Thu. 7/18/13 10:30am Listener Alexandra:

That set could not have been more awesome. Thanks, Joe!
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:32am Dave E:

I would love to see them release "albums" on memory sticks.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:36am Joe McG:

Thanks, Listener Alexandra! Much fun!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:37am Brian in UK:

Cannot see any reedeeming features for CDs over albums
Lost artwork
Lost sound quality (alright poor pressings but the principle is there)
Hard to read
Convenient in size is not a good enough reason, this had lead to mp3s and even worse quality.
Plus point the rise of the compilation.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:39am Joe McG:

@Brian: Do you work for Neil Young?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:39am Brian in UK:

Joe are you covering Doug's show this week. I missed the last voice break. Did you give a station ID like Mickey?
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:39am Dave E:

They are more fun to throw?
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:39am Yair Yona:

Save me Joe from the last hour in the office and play me an Ike and Tina song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:41am Brian in UK:

Ah yes PONO. He has this little device on the machine that lets you compare with mp3s and CDS whilst listening. That's confidence. Who is to say he is wrong?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:41am Carmichael:

Yo, Joe! I'm chomping granola bars and drinking tea.

I bought 4 different albums of ELP's Trilogy. Each was worse than the last: hissing and crackling.

Well Chicka Boom, it's Daddy Dewdrop!
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:41am Joe McG:

@Yair: Oh, man, normally I would, but I'm in my 45 thing now, and then I'm playing an interview for an hour. Next time! @Brian: Yes, I'm going to be on for Doug tomorrow, so if you haven't had enough of this nonsense, I'll be back. And no, I love Neil dearly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:43am Brian in UK:

I think Weld was one of the last new albums I bought.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:47am Cecile:

New albums are pretty great - carefully pressed and 180 gram vinyl. Unfortunately, where I shop, unless they are in horrible shape, all sales tend to be final. Probably that's why they are careful.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:51am tim from champaign:

Wow, Charlie Daniels is boogeying hard!
  Thu. 7/18/13 10:52am trish:

Glad to be listening this too-damn-hot Thursday. (Cooler weather for NE N. America moving in on Sat.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:53am Carmichael:

Yay, Mike Scott!
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:53am KP:

it would be great if CDs sounded as good as Lps but convenience is king.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:53am Joe McG:

Thanks for tuning in, Trish! I'm so happy because WFMU is so nice and cool. I don't have AC at home.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:53am Cecile:

If they were limited to 3 minute uptempo singles, the waterboys would be amazing. Unfortunately, they and their fans love those 9 minute ballads.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:54am Cecile:

Sorry, Carm. hahahaha.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:54am KP:

I think Im going to Waterboys tomorrow (fair warning).
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:55am glenn:

i flat out refuse to pay thirty bucks for a vinyl record. it could be pressed by naked buxom virgins during an eclipse and i still wouldn't pay it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 10:55am Carmichael:

I know that's a 45, but it's from This is the Sea.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:56am Cecile:

I like Medicine Bow and Be My Enemy. Great songs.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 10:57am KP:

i would pay 30 bucks for an Lp if it came with someone to turn it over me, put on the next one and repeat process in car.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:03am Joe McG:

Oops, "Windy" is 1968.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:06am Van in DC:

Ha ha, at a local BWW, I always play Wendy, or just whistle it, around a server named Wendy...cute young girl and she had no idea about the song, but she loves it
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:08am Van in DC:

ERR, sorry, Windy
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 11:09am Carmichael:

Van, you used to work at Wendy's?
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:10am Van in DC:

haha :)
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:14am Van in DC:

Okay, now somebody can link this show's archive link to the Wiki page for Windy...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 11:14am rsj:

joe, maybe put the phone closer to the mic?
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:15am Joe McG:

@rsj: Yeah, sorry, rsj, I've got it as loud as it can go. Cell phones!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 11:19am Carmichael:

Joe, can you ask her about the movie Peace Killers? She wrote the music.
  Thu. 7/18/13 11:19am common:

man. this is good! I know where broadcast got some of their sound now.
  Thu. 7/18/13 11:20am don:

Thank you for this interview with Ruthann. Talented person. Would be great to get her back East for some shows.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:20am Van in DC:

and sang it apparently
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:31am Joe McG:

Glad you're enjoying the interview, guys. Super great lady!
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:33am Van in DC:

Very much so! Thanks for bringing it to us Joe!
  Thu. 7/18/13 11:36am trish:

I didn't know that one. Nice stereo in the earbuds.
  Thu. 7/18/13 11:36am scott damon:

We want Ruthann in NY......right? sullivan hall maybe!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 11:42am tim from champaign:

great interview, Joe. I was not aware of Ruthann previously. Her music is so rich sounding.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:43am Cecile:

Carly Simon was always kind of square to me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/18/13 11:44am Cheri Pi:

I've always liked this lady.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:44am Van in DC:

Irene played one of her tracks just this week, and that was the first time I remember hearing her.
  Thu. 7/18/13 11:45am scott damon:

Ruthann Friedman -Hurried life I'm Askin' is my fav!
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:48am Dominick:

Thanks for this Joe
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:48am Joe McG:

@scott: That's a really nice one. I had a hard time choosing tracks to put between the interview parts, so I just chose a few favorites.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:48am Joe McG:

@Dominick: It was my pleasure, believe me!
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:52am northguineahills:

Thanks Joe, this was awesome!
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:54am Joe McG:

Glad you guys liked the interview! I hope she can come east, too.
  Thu. 7/18/13 11:55am 12539:

Great interview, Joe! You're a natural.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:56am Joe McG:

Oh, and thanks for listening, everybody. I won't be here next week, but good news: Our good friend Jason Sigal will be back in this chair! See you in two!
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:56am Cecile:

Ha! I find as I get older myself, I'm a lot less sentimental about the past, too.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:56am Cecile:

Oh, awesome, Joe. We'll miss you, but Jason does great shows.
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:56am Van in DC:

Nicely done Joe!
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 11:58am glenn:

now how about an interview with kinky friedman? the kinkstah!
Avatar Thu. 7/18/13 1:18pm Van in DC:

Ha. I still can't get "Windy" out of my head.
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