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Options December 19, 2013: Mandela Day.....


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Artist Track Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Simple Minds  Mandela Day   Options Celebrate Greatest Hits  Virgin Commercial Marketing (Universal)    0:00:00 ()
Peter Gabriel  Biko   Options Shaking the Tree  Real World Prod. Ltd    0:06:16 ()
Rodriguez  Sugar Man   Options Cold Fact  Light In The Attic    0:12:59 ()
Youssou N'Dour  Nelson Mandela   Options Nelson Mandela  Polygram Records    0:16:50 ()
Tracy Chapman  Freedom Now   Options Crossroads  Elektra / Wea    0:22:12 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
Sounds From the Coney Island Boardwalk         0:26:16 ()
Ladysmith Black Mambazo  Shosholoza   Options Long Walk to Freedom  Heads Up    0:32:51 ()
Tighthead Fourie & the Loose Forwards  No Easy Walk to Freedom   Options none  none    0:37:14 ()
Danyel Waro  Mandela   Options Bwarouz  Cobalt    0:42:16 ()
Mbilia Bel, Tabu Ley Rochereau  Sisi Mandela   Options Mbilia Bel & Afrisa International: Kenya/Contre ma Volonte  Syllart Productions    0:47:19 ()
Hugh Masekela  Mandela (Bring Him Back Home)   Options Hope  Triloka Records    0:55:41 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
Sounds of Sideshows by the Seashore         1:00:40 ()
A.S.A.P.  Skit:Mandela   Options No Conscious  M.M.D Entertainment     1:09:00 ()
Johnny Clegg & Savuka  Asimbonaga (Mandela)   Options The Best of Johnny Clegg & Savuka- In My African Dream  Parlophone UK    1:10:19 ()
Lucky Dube  House of Exile   Options House of Exile  Shanachie    1:13:57 ()
Sugar Minott  A Letter to Nelson Mandela   Options none  none    1:17:38 ()
Burning Spear  Mandela Marcus   Options Spear Burning Burning Spear V  Burning Music    1:24:12 ()
Eddy Grant  Gimme Hope Jo'anna   Options The Very Best of Eddy Grant- Road to Reparation  Mercury    1:30:39 ()
Mighty Sparrow  Nelson Mandela   Options Barack de Magnificent  BLS Records    1:34:36 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Beach         1:41:43 ()
Nata Capricorn  Mandela   Options none  none    1:49:42 ()
Brenda Fassie  Black President   Options Greatest Hits: The Queen of African Pop 1964-2004  Narada Productions, Inc.    1:55:24 ()
Sam Fan Thomas  Zimo (to Nelson Mandela)   Options Makassi Again (Makossa)  Musiki Cameroun    1:59:50 ()
Larose, Missile 727  Mandela   Options Messager De L'An 2000  Josy Records    2:06:46 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Boardwalk         2:12:56 ()
Nelson Mandela  "Free At Last", May 1994   Options Speeches of Madiba  Vantage Music    2:19:29 ()
Didier Awadi  Amandla   Options Presidents d'Afrique  Distribution Select    2:21:37 ()
Artists United Against Apartheid  Sun City   Options Sun City: Artists United Against Apartheid  Manhattan    2:24:59 ()
Neu!  La Bomba (Stop Apartheid World-Wide!)   Options NEU! Digital Box  Groenland Records    2:32:31 ()
Powerage  Stop Apartheid   Options none  none    2:37:57 ()
Nelson Mandela with Toots and the Maytals (Max and Andy’s Remix)  46664 That's My Number   Options none  none    2:39:39 ()
Special AKA  Free Nelson Mandela   Options New Wave Dance Hits: Just Can't Get Enough, Vol 14  Rhino    2:44:08 ()
Chicco  We Miss You Manelo   Options none  none    2:48:17 ()
Mad Professor  Cool Runnings Mandela   Options Psychedelic Dub  Ariwa Sounds    2:53:27 ()

Listener comments!

  Thu. 12/19/13 6:02am P-90:

Good Morning Meghan! Greetings of the Season
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:03am Dave B:

Good Morning!

www.quotesworthrepeating.com...
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:03am Guido (Cologne):

Good morning Meghan!
Hello the rest of the world.
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:04am Meghan:

Good morning all!
  Thu. 12/19/13 6:04am P-90:

Bongiorno Guido!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:05am Matt from Springfield:

Morning Meghan!

Welcome to The Ages, Madiba...
  Thu. 12/19/13 6:05am P-90:

Great poster, by the way. Really sets the tone going into the show
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:05am Andy in Berlin:

Hey Meghan! Good morning everyone!
I didn't know you were doing this but this would have been a great thing to play... Bob Holman's poem, "It's 1990 And Neslon Mandela Is Free!" www.youtube.com...
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:08am Matt from Springfield:

"Biko" - great (and then current) social justice song by Peter Gabriel.

Also available auf Deutsch!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:10am Matt from Springfield:

Finally! "In 2014, Peter Gabriel will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his solo career."
  Thu. 12/19/13 6:12am P-90:

The rarified art of actually getting a "social justice song" on the charts, and the radio
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:12am Dave B:

'bout time IMHO Matt...

Seen Gabriel in concert more times than I can remember. PGII tour (this tour) Palladium NYC 1980
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:13am Dave B:

PGIII - sorry, my eyes are still a little blurry... COME ON COFFEE, WORK!
  Thu. 12/19/13 6:13am P-90:

I'm liking how the comments look in this font
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:14am Matt from Springfield:

40 cubic *meters* coffee, STAT!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:18am Dave B:

man my mind is going. The 80 tour was Central Park. 82 was at the Palladium....
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:19am Dave B:

(I'm gonna shut up and carinate for a bit)
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:23am Guido (Cologne):

I'm afraid it will need to watch the 'Seaching for Sugar Man' again to find out which Rodriguez song actually was sung at the anti-apartheit demonstrations.
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:28am Matt from Springfield:

We need a UStream for these "interpretations"!! :)
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:31am Matt from Springfield:

Drink Red Snappers this year again!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:31am Dave B:

I think you mean DEvolved
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:35am Dave B:

I'm thinking Red Snappers will be had for Part 2!

I'm trying to reach my friend at Mrs Kim's Kimchi for some "Hangover Stew" - Maybe kick those bloddy's up a notch!

mrs-kims-kimchi.myshopify.com...
  Thu. 12/19/13 6:38am P-90:

looks yummy
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:38am Dave B:

oh... I sent Ken this gif on Tuesday:

blogfiles.wfmu.org...
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:38am Matt from Springfield:

Whoa, spicy kimchi cocktails!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:39am Dave B:

Blood-Chi Mary's!
  Thu. 12/19/13 6:39am P-90:

Interpretation for hard-of-hearing clowns
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:45am Dave B:

P-90 - its the best Kimchi I've ever had.....
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:46am Guido (Cologne):

Awsome poster-art!
The latter two seem a bit Saul Bass inspired.
  Thu. 12/19/13 6:48am P-90:

@Dave: it's a concentrate, right? Like a base? The ad says you can make a "sinus clearing" stew from it
  Thu. 12/19/13 6:50am P-90:

@ Guido: Saul Bass is exactly right. He was hugely influential in the 60's and 70's
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:52am Dave B:

The stew? Yeah. Its basically the stuff you pickle the daikon and cabbage in. She also sells completed kimchi.

The hangover stew makes for some killer chili etc...
  Thu. 12/19/13 6:53am pierre:

Bonjour Meghan and Firends ! :)

ça va ?
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:55am Dave B:

And try as I did, I could not find any songs with "Madiba" in the title. I wonder if Meghan was able to.....
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 6:57am Meghan:

Bonjour Pierre! Ca va?! (wish I could make the correct accents.....)
  Thu. 12/19/13 7:00am P-90:

Bonjour, Pierre!
Quel est le temps où vous êtes?
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:01am Davee:

Fatigué
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:05am Davee:

I'm sick of oppression; everyone is human no matter shape, size, colour or attitude.
  Thu. 12/19/13 7:07am pierre:

ça va Meghan :) merci !

here it's raining and not super cold.

Usually I don't care about holidays THAT much, but recently, they've never been so wanted…
  Thu. 12/19/13 7:16am P-90:

@Pierre: Sometimes, one can really benefit from a little bit of the holiday "spirit," non?
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:19am Dave B:

Hoping for some Mad Professor in this set.
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:22am Meghan:

Yeah, I don't have any of my Christmas stuff out since I have been so busy and I am headed to Mexico. Though I am having Xmas at my place.... so I need to festive it up a little......
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:23am Spatulator (formerly elwyn5150):

hey everyone!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:24am Dave B:

Elwyn!

That "pom pom" tree is still on CL:

newyork.craigslist.org...
  Thu. 12/19/13 7:24am pierre:

P-90 : Ah oui ! I love holidays spirit, but it's just that those holidays feels more awaited than usual :)
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:25am Meghan:

hey there Elwyn!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:26am Spatulator (formerly elwyn5150):

I'll be back to the comments board in 10 min. I need to wash the dishes but will still be listening. :-)
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:27am David L.B. is RRN63:

- what can you say? Thank You Nelson Mandela for sharing our planet & our times.
  Thu. 12/19/13 7:33am pierre:

Eddy Grant always has a little something, uh ?
  Thu. 12/19/13 7:34am P-90:

@Meghan: you mean you're hosting Christmas at home, then running off to Mexico?
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:35am Meghan:

exactly P-90
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:37am David L.B. is RRN63:

Xmas in Mexico sounds way kewl...
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:38am Spatulator (formerly elwyn5150):

So Meghan is planning a murder and going to try to Mexico to escape?
  Thu. 12/19/13 7:38am P-90:

So you're gonna be busy putting that together at home, then packing etc to go away.
I'm exhausted just thinking about it.
Where to you go in Mexico? big beach town, or?
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:39am Guido (Cologne):

concerning Eddy Grant:
Why were the Equals called the Equals?
Also fits this show's theme somehow.
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:40am Meghan:

I am already exhausted P-90! Once I am at my hotel, I'll be much more relaxed. Or maybe when I am stuffing my face with a taco.... I am headed to Mexico City. I can't wait!
  Thu. 12/19/13 7:44am P-90:

An annual "death-a-thon?" cool!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:45am Spatulator (formerly elwyn5150):

There should be a mid-year show of musicians who should be dead and those we wish were dead.
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:45am Dave B:

Its a Death Pool Party!
  Thu. 12/19/13 7:46am KP:

Hey Meghan!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:47am Spatulator (formerly elwyn5150):

@Reaper Brady: did you remember to chlorinate the pool?
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:48am David L.B. is RRN63:

...or should we move straight to the formaldehyde...
  Thu. 12/19/13 7:48am P-90:

KEEF! the one-and-only
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:48am Guido (Cologne):

So you already have the theme for the follow-up-show, haven't you?
Mariachi orchestras ...
... well, enough unpleasant things going on there with the narcos, who give orders for gangsters-anthems, which sound very joyful, but have pretty obnoxious lyrical content.
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:48am Dave B:

We'll bleach it after,,,,
  Thu. 12/19/13 7:49am P-90:

Q: Can Hearty shrink his personality to fit that micro-slot?
A; Tune in to find out...
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:50am David L.B. is RRN63:

...on the other hand - if anyone could fill a minute w/ content...
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:51am Dave B:

For the mexican theme show (if its a go): balkana.ru...
  Thu. 12/19/13 7:52am P-90:

The more I look at "origami-faced" Mandela at the top here, the more I like it. It captures something without exaggeration or caricature
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:53am Meghan:

hehehehe.... origami faced.....
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:53am Guido (Cologne):

Augustin Lara (author of a couple of evergreens) is from Mexico ... wasn't aware of that ... en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Thu. 12/19/13 7:56am groucho:

Nelly Mandellos! great theme meg. hello. hello everyone else. sorry I'm late
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:58am Meghan:

hello groucho! glad you made it!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:58am Dave B:

Pick up some of them pointy boots while you're down there Meghan!

www.youtube.com...
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 7:59am Meghan:

wow are those dumb!
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:00am KP:

Mix tapes? The marathon just ended!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:00am Spatulator (formerly elwyn5150):

But they are practical!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:01am Dave B:

no need for skis!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:03am Meghan:

ha! Not that marathon KP! This is the big real deal one! I know you must be on board for making up a mix, yes?!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:03am David L.B. is RRN63:

- This is sorta apropos :
news.yahoo.com...
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:06am Meghan:

Wonder if they will move the hell out of Russia now? Though it goes against their performances to not be there.....
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:07am Dave B:

A.S.A.P.: Skit-Mandela from No Conscious on Label: M.M.D Entertainment
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:08am P-90:

And grab me some Hurache sandals, size 11 and 1/2 or so
and one of those hand-made surfer hoodies, pick a good color/pattern, I'll get you the cash for them when you come back
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:09am David L.B. is RRN63:

- maybe they'll join you in Mexico & you can all get those boots !
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:09am P-90:

And some of those caramel candies, you know the ones, and some sugar skulls if you see any
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:09am Guido (Cologne):

Amnesty has this ugly aspect of "mercy".
Mercy is not justice but an expression of power.
Who wants mercy from Putin?
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:10am Spatulator (formerly elwyn5150):

@Senoir Brady: don't forget to get me a sombero and a Latin lover.
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:11am P-90:

@Guido: amnesty can mean "forgiveness" rather than "mercy"
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:12am Meghan:

Thanks Dave! I keep forgetting to look that up!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:12am David L.B. is RRN63:

- their imprisonment was an injustice from the beginning. In such situations, True Justice would be clearing their names & giving them back all that was taken from them in terms of time & trauma &tc. That never happens.
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:12am van:

Good morning Meghan
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:14am P-90:

@ David: "40 acres and a mule?" you're right, it somehow never works out that way, there are things that, once done, can never be completely undone. Only remembered
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:17am Guido (Cologne):

"forgiveness" is even worse, isn't it?
I mean: glad to have them free, don't get me wrong.

@rabbit: agree
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:19am P-90:

"Tchotchkes from Mexico": a New Jersey girl goes abroad
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:19am Dave B:

Every time I think of Mexico City, I feel like watching "The Matador"
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:21am P-90:

I think of food: seafood, Tex-Mex, corn chowder...
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:21am P-90:

...beans and rice and beans.....
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:22am David L.B. is RRN63:

- granted - Pussy Riot were protesters/activists - but in the U.S. or any truly civilized country, it would've been more or less a trespassing charge...
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:22am Cheri Pi:

Good Morning Meghanators!
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:23am P-90:

and Mezcal (w/worm), Marguaritas, super-strong coffee w/Kahlua, ice-cold Sangria..
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:23am Meghan:

good morning Cheri Pi!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:24am common:

hey it's morning. good one of those to you peoples.
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:24am Meghan:

oh and good morning Van! You chimed in just as I was going on mic....
Avatar Thu. 12/19/13 8:24am Sigurdur:

Morning cheri, and all others
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:24am P-90:

are we allowed to say "Pussy Riot"?
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:25am David L.B. is RRN63:

- what a voice Mandela had; his intelligence & authority & compassion come right thru...
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:26am Guido (Cologne):

No!
Kitty Havoc!
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:26am P-90:

...."relocation": now there's an ugly, ugly word for you
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:27am David L.B. is RRN63:

P-90: - especially if you relate to any American Indian history...
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:27am van:

Rats. I missed Biko. I'll be back :)
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:27am P-90:

KITTY HAVOC: the Saturday morning, kid friendly, educational version
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:29am Meghan:

P-90, I totally think food! I plan on eating very well in Mexico City!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:29am Spatulator (formerly elwyn5150):

I've always liked this song.
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:29am Dave B:

Feline Fracas
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:29am KP:

Gotta go. Meghan, have great time in Mexico and Merry Christmas to you and all my fellow UWTP fans.
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:30am David L.B. is RRN63:

- props to Little Steven.
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:31am Meghan:

Merry and Happy to you KP!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:31am Meghan:

ahhhh the 80's..... an era of super groups with saxophones....
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:32am P-90:

I like it. Note to self: have the legal department register "Kitty Havoc" trademark
Merchandising: free speech snacks, democracy toys and games, stickers, cute little backpacks
The evil Putin character should resemble the bad guy from "Strawberry Shortcake"...
What was his name?
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:33am Meghan:

The Purple Pie Man..... god why do I know that.....
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:34am David L.B. is RRN63:

- yes but - the whole Mandela thing was actually a very proud moment for Pop music. Remember - Reagan refused sanctions against Apartheid. (Congress overruled him.)
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:36am P-90:

"Purple Putin" and his Cagey Bee henchmen, hmmmm
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:37am Dave B:

Hey Meghan - a little late, but a fitting image for the show:

i1.sndcdn.com...
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:38am Guido (Cologne):

.... aaarrrrggghh .... theeeseeee traccccckkkkkkssss wwwhhhheeere IIIIII cccccccaaaaannnnnnnnooooottttt ffffffiiiiggggguuuuurrreeee oooouuuuttt iiiiisssss ttttthhheeee CCCCDDD pppppllllayyyerrr hhhhannnnggginnnnggg ooooorrrrr mmmmmyyyyy ooooowwwwwwnnnn ssssssooouuunnndddcccaaarrddd cccccccollllaaapppppsssssiiiinnnngggggg.

;-)
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:39am P-90:

"Escape from Ghoulish Gulag" game for X-Box
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:40am Guido (Cologne):

"Purple Putin": Great band name!!!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:43am common:

meghan, if you can while in mexico, go to isla mujeres. i believe that's how it is spelled. beautiful!
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:44am P-90:

Bill Shatner: voice of Putin....wait there are only 2 P__y Riot girls, am I right? We need a bigger team. The leader, the conceited, stylish one, the big mouth, the shy but clever girl who runs the sound at concerts, and they need a cute animal companion, a Moscow Mascot...Glaznost Goldfish? Nah..
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:45am Spatulator (formerly elwyn5150):

Don't forget all the places Charles Francis went to!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:45am Meghan:

Common.... I think that is further out. Originally I wanted to go to Oaxaca..... one day I will make it there.... one day.....
  Thu. 12/19/13 8:47am P-90:

Oaxaca is neato! There is- no kidding- a little town called Zacapu there, the have an ENORMOUS cannabis plantation
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:58am Dave B:

Thanks for the Mad Professor!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:58am common:

meghan, right. not so good with geography. enjoy!
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:59am Dave B:

46664 - info:

africanmusicdiary.tumblr.com...
Avatar    Thu. 12/19/13 8:59am Guido (Cologne):

same to you!
  Thu. 12/19/13 12:58pm van:

Back for Biko!
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