Bob Brainen's playlist September 14, 2013 E-mail Bob Brainen
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Artist Track Album / Format Label Year Comments Approx. start time Hank Levine w/ Timothy Leary Image, Part One / The Psychedelic Experience (CD-R) ABC 1961 / 1966 0:00:00 ) James Bernard "In the Pub" from Quartermass 2 Monster Movie Music, Vol. 1 (CD-R) James Bernard 1957 VAR 0:02:09 ) Kinks Ring the Bells Kink Kontroversy (LP) Reprise 1965 0:05:38 ) Larry Page Orchestra Something Better Beginning With Love From Larry (CD-R) Page One 1965 0:07:21 ) John McLaughlin Extrapolation Extrapolation (LP) Polydor 1969 0:10:28 ) Becker & Fagen The Mock Turtle's Song The Early Years (LP) Passport 1971 / 1983 0:14:43 ) Booker T. Fun Sound The Alarm (CD) * Stax 2013 0:17:24 ) Nolan Strong & the Diablos If I Fortune Of Hits (LP) Fortune 1955 0:21:36 ) Funk Brothers Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While) (WAV) Motown 1965 Thanks to Mark & Mike 0:23:37 ) Cyrus Erie Get the Message (WAV) Epic 1969 pre-Raspberries 0:25:45 ) Music behind DJ:
Mike Curb & The Waterfall
The Doors Songbook Forward 0:28:14 ) James & Bobby Purify I Take What I Want Soul Shots Vol. 1 (LP) Rhino 1967 / 1987 VAR 0:38:35 ) Honey Bees Never in a Million Ears Looking Good: 75 Femme Mod Soul Nuggets (Boxed set) * RPM 1966 / 2013 VAR 0:41:27 ) Fantastic Johnny C. Bogaloo Down Broadway Soul Shots Vol. 1 (LP) Rhino 1967 / 1987 VAR 0:43:56 ) Skatalites President Kennedy (WAV) Skatalites 1966 aka "Yeh Yeh" 0:45:51 ) Albert Ayler Island Harvest Live On The Riviera (CD) * ESP-Disk 1970/ 2013 0:49:07 ) Eight Feet Bobby's Come A Long, Long Way Looking Good: 75 Femme Mod Soul Nuggets (Boxed set) * RPM 1966 / 2013 0:53:06 ) Skeeter Davis Let Me Get Close To You Looking Good: 75 Femme Mod Soul Nuggets (Boxed set) * RPM 1964 / 2013 VAR 0:56:11 ) Music behind DJ:
Play The Hits Of The Four Seasons Capitol 0:57:22 ) NRBQ Still in School All Hopped Up (LP) Red Rooster 1977 1:07:14 ) Artie Schroeck Implosion Lovin' You A Spoonful of Lovin' (LP) Verve 1967 Thanks to Mike 1:11:00 ) Chris & Craig I Need You Book A Trip: The Psych Pop Sounds of Capitol Records (CD) RPM 1966 / 2010 VAR
Thanks to Mighty Joe McGasko
1:14:42 ) Act Of Creation Yesterday Noontime Book A Trip: The Psych Pop Sounds of Capitol Records (CD) Now Sounds 1967 / 2010 VAR 1:15:33 ) Oregon Grazing Dreams Music of Another Present Era (LP) Vanguard 1972 1:18:41 ) Eric Dolphy Jim Crow Other Aspects (LP) Blue Note 1962 / 1980 1:23:59 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
BarkCatBark 1:43:31 ) David Greenberger & Shaking Ray Levis Disapear the Cold Tramps That Go Think In The Night (CD) * Pel Pel 2013 1:37:37 ) Marvin Gaye Trouble Man Pimps, Players and Private Eyes Motown 1972 / 1991 VAR 1:40:01 ) Beatles I'm Only Sleeping [vocals only] (MP3) Capitol 1966 1:44:06 ) Gil Melle "part 3, part 4" Frankenstein - The True Story (CD-R) Gil Melle 1973 TV Movie 1:46:46 ) 5 Chanels The Reason (45) Deb 1957 1:51:13 ) Hushdrops Music for A Rained Out Ballgame Volume One (CD) Subspace Platform 2003 1:52:33 ) Harmonicats My One and Only Love Tom Ardolino's Magic Jukebox Ardo-Bardo 1:55:52 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
BarkCatBark 1:58:50 )
(* = new, The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)
Sat. 9/14/13 9:05am fred von helsing:
bring on the monsters
♥ Sat. 9/14/13 9:07am Mike East:
Google is telling me its quatermass...never heard of that one
Sat. 9/14/13 9:08am David in ATL from NJ:
Thanks, Bob. Never heard this before.
Sat. 9/14/13 9:09am fred von helsing:
same series I think as 10,000,000 Miles to Earth or whatever the name was
Sat. 9/14/13 9:09am David in ATL from NJ:
I wouldn't object to playing an additional track or 2 from this over the next couple of shows, Bob.
Sat. 9/14/13 9:11am scott:
'Quatermass and the Pit', both the BBC TV special from 1958 and the film from '67 are excellent science fiction story telling. The other Quatermass productions are also good. Nigel Kneale was great.
Sat. 9/14/13 9:15am fred von helsing:
and we are ALL Martians
Sat. 9/14/13 9:17am David in ATL from NJ:
Maybe one of the better Becker & Fagan early works.
Sat. 9/14/13 9:18am scott:
Steely Dan and Lewis Carroll, too surreal.
Sat. 9/14/13 9:31am James in ATL:
Love "IF I". A great song improved by Ko and the Knockouts.
Sat. 9/14/13 9:33am fred von helsing:
Here's the one I mean, started as Quatermass and the Pit, got relabeled. Brilliant film. We ARE Martians. www.imdb.com...
♥ Sat. 9/14/13 9:36am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:
Damn straight fvh; makes me wonder what the other (?) Quatermass stuff is like. - Brits??...
Sat. 9/14/13 9:46am lloyd michigan:
President Kennedy sounds a lot like Yeh Yeh.
Sat. 9/14/13 9:50am lloyd michigan:
Just saw your comment. D'oh!
Sat. 9/14/13 9:52am lloyd michigan:
Any idea why the called it President Kennedy?
Sat. 9/14/13 10:01am fred von helsing:
because in the end it was a collaboration ?
Sat. 9/14/13 10:02am fred von helsing:
I am listening in the future
Sat. 9/14/13 10:06am fred von helsing:
it tore the heart out of america
Sat. 9/14/13 10:09am SmokinJ:
Sat. 9/14/13 10:11am Rhndrsn:
Ordinarily I'd be happily listening on my iPhone while lying in bed, early in a So Cal Saturday morning. Unfortunately the slick-looking new version of the WFMU app that just debuted has the most hiccup-y playback, especially for archived shows. It also doesn't let me see playlists for archived shows. This last feature is a must for my enjoyment of the Brainen experience. Crumbs.
Sat. 9/14/13 10:13am fred von helsing:
My brain she is a-nappin' / but me toez dey is a-tappin'
Sat. 9/14/13 10:16am Tidepoolbay:
Sat. 9/14/13 10:20am fred von helsing:
who does the wfmu app ? bummer that it's flakey. the kenzomatic 5000 has been working like a charm ever since it went sentient some months ago.
Sat. 9/14/13 10:20am fred von helsing:
Sat. 9/14/13 10:32am fred von helsing:
if there's an extra gizmo there you need an emergency song ready
Sat. 9/14/13 10:33am Joe in Brooklyn:
What's the difference between the new app and the old one?
Sat. 9/14/13 10:37am Rhndrsn:
@ Joe: Lots of new features, especially as concern navigation through archived shows - forward or backward in 30 sec. increments and an improved navigation bar that gets you anywhere within a show. The playlists pop-up from an icon at the bottom...or at least they should. Overall, design is better - but the most important thing, listening to the radio, is deeply flawed.
Sat. 9/14/13 10:39am fred von helsing:
be careful about emergency song tho. we had a DJ fail and I cued it and it was Portishead and jeez what a downshift.
♥ Sat. 9/14/13 10:41am Jay/London:
Hi bob been listening but been busy cleaning the flat enjoying the show
Sat. 9/14/13 10:42am mike tp:
i guess ACT OF CREATION sounds like the TURTLES to me. real nicemaybe it was JOHNNY BARBATTA style drum work.i liked the OREGON tune also. reading a book by WALTERKOLOSKY POWER PASSION AND BEAUTY.. STORY OF MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA. nice weekend. beautiful weather here in JERSEY
Sat. 9/14/13 10:44am Rhndrsn:
Marvin Gaye + arranger Dave Van De Pitte = magic
♥ Sat. 9/14/13 10:45am ChooChoo - ATL:
Marvin Gaye, "Trouble Man:" pure talent, no Auto-Tune.
Sat. 9/14/13 10:48am Karen:
Good morning Bob & company, Listening to the live show for the first time in too long & so glad to be here.
Sat. 9/14/13 10:53am Liz B.:
Hi Rhndrsn and any other folks checking in on the new iPhone app! Apologies about playlists missing for archives... that broke on the way to the app store. We hope to get it working this weekend. Thanks for your patience!
Sat. 9/14/13 10:58am Rhndrsn:
Thank you for responding, Liz. I know that the app, like everything else @ 'FMU, is a labor of love. Mostly, though, it's the intermittent audio that frustrates with the new one. And usually I'm not the least bit superstitious about Friday the 13th...in this case, a weird choice of day to roll out a new version.
Sat. 9/14/13 11:02am fred von helsing:
food's cookin', beer's flowin', toonz are just doin' it doin' it