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Options January 2, 2014: So Many White Elephants

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New
Karl Kress and Dick McDonough  Heat Wave   Options Encores from the 30's, Volume 1: 1930 - 1935  Epic  1964  LP  From 1937   
Lonnie Johnson and Blind Willie Dunn  Two-Tone Stomp   Options Stringing the Blues  Koch Jazz  2000  CD  BWD=Eddie Lang; from 1928   
Django Reinhardt  Tea for Two   Options Paris 1937  JSP  2000  CD     
John Cali and Tony Guttuso  Satan Takes a Holiday   Options Diabolical Hoodoo: Vintage Songs of Devilry, Doom & Hellfire 1920-1952  Buzzola  2005  MP3  From 1937   
Herb Ellis and Charlie Byrd  Three-Quarter Blues   Options Guitar Guitar  Columbia  1963  LP     
Novos Baianos  América Tropical   Options Vamos Pro Mundo  Som Livre  2008  CD  From 1974   
Santana  Batuka   Options Santana  Columbia  1971  LP  a.k.a. "Santana III" or "Weird Guy in Space with His Hand Out" or "Led Zeppelin Quatro"   
Malo  Moving Away   Options Evolution  Warner Brothers  1973  LP     
Naked Lunch  Ozone   Options Naked Lunch  World in Sound  2013  CD  From 1973  *  
 
The Monks  Johnny B. Rotten   Options Who's a Punk? The Very Best of British Punksploitation  Punk  2013  LP  From 1979  *  
Pastiche  Flash of the Moment   Options Punk 45: Kill The Hippies! Kill Yourself! The American Nation Destroys Its Young  Soul Jazz  2013  CD  From 1976, Boston  *  
Fetchin Bones  So Brilliant   Options Cabin Flounder  DB Recs  1989  CD  "This was done aways back in 1985," say the liner notes   
Jeani Mack  Super Duper   Options Good Girls Gone Bad: Wild, Weird and Wanted  Ace  2004  CD  alternate take, hoo boy! (from 1959)   
Leonard Rosenman  "Rebel Without a Cause" Main Theme   Options James Dean  Warner Brothers  1975  LP  From 1955   
James Dean and His Happy Family  Chicken   Options James Dean  Warner Brothers  1975  LP  From "Rebel"   
Giorgio Moroder  Son of My Father (Part 2)   Options Schlagermoroder Volume 1 1966-1975  Repetoire  2013  CD  From 1971   
Curtis Plum  Indie Rocker   Options Call My Cellphone  Strange Famous  2010  CD     
Nuthacker  Hulk Hogan Says Hot Cold Sodas and Cold Hot Popcorn   Options   No Label  2007  MP3  From my WFMU Secret Santa   
Palmer Rockey  Sunday Love   Options Rockey's Style  Trunk  2013  CD  1980 or so  *  
Rodd Keith  Sing My Death Note   Options Black Phoenix Blues  Roaratorio  2013  LP  From 1974  *  
Omega Group  Ten Thousand Paces   Options With the Sun in My Eyes - 20 Psychedelic Spins from the UK & Europe  Psychic Circle  2007  CD  From 1969   
 
 
Single File: a bunch of non-seasonal 45s in a row
Pilot  January   Options   EMI  1975  45     
Venigmas  Turn the Lights Out   Options   Graduate  1979  45     
Charlie Blackwell  Midnight Oil   Options   Warner Brothers  1959  45     
Tammy Wynette  Run Woman Run   Options   Epic  1970  45     
The Del Fuegos  Have You Forgotten   Options   Big Time  1984  45     
Leonard Cohen with Ronee Blakley  True Love Leaves No Traces   Options   Warner Brothers  1977  45     
Brenton Wood  Gimme Little Sign   Options   Double Shot  1967  45     
Van Morrison  Sweet Thing   Options   Warner Brothers  1971  45  This b-side is actually from 1968   
Rev. Cleophus Robinson (King of the Gospel Singers)  The 23rd. Psalm Meditation   Options   Nashboro  1975  45     
 
Singing Crusaders  Good Morning   Options I Heard the Angels Singing: Electrifying Black Gospel from the Nashboro Label, 1951-1983  Tompkins Square  2013  CD  From 1964  *  
Consolers Children  Keep on Marching   Options I Heard the Angels Singing: Electrifying Black Gospel from the Nashboro Label, 1951-1983  Tompkins Square  2013  CD  From 1968  *  
The Hightower Brothers  Seat in the Kingdom   Options I Heard the Angels Singing: Electrifying Black Gospel from the Nashboro Label, 1951-1983  Tompkins Square  2013  CD  From 1962  *  
Flying Cloud Quintet  Jezebel   Options I Heard the Angels Singing: Electrifying Black Gospel from the Nashboro Label, 1951-1983  Tompkins Square  2013  CD  From 1953  *  
Brooklyn Allstars  I Stood on the Banks of Jordan   Options I Heard the Angels Singing: Electrifying Black Gospel from the Nashboro Label, 1951-1983  Tompkins Square  2013  CD  From 1970  *  
Madam Andrews And The Heavenly Echoes  Somebody Help Me   Options Design Records Presents Together  Big Legal Mess  2009  LP     
Howard Hunt and the Supreme Angels  Old Time Revival and A Prayer for the World   Options Sunday Down South  Black Label  1982  LP     
Al Green  Jesus Is Waiting   Options   No Label  1974  MP3  live on "Soul Train"   
John Van Horn  Sunday Crossroads   Options Out Back Music  Mercury  1972  LP     
Hot Knives  Wintersong   Options Silver Roads: Austrailian Country Rock and Singer Songwriters of the 70s  Festival  2013  CD  From 1972  *  
Amor de Días  Wild Winter Trees   Options Street of the Love of Days  Merge  2011  CD     

Listener comments!

Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:02am duke:

Yip Yip
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:02am common:

happy new stuff, joe and everyone. Boing!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:03am Ken From Hyde Park:

Boing boing!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:03am Guido (Cologne):

Happy New One Joe!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:04am Parq:

Ha ha. Very amusing. Ho ho. Very droll. <pulls blanket tighter around him>
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:05am Joe McG:

Happy New Year, everybody! Glad you enjoyed that, Parq.
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 9:06am Polk Biggins:

Merry New Year, all. Hello, Joe.
  Thu. 1/2/14 9:07am Brendan:

Hi Joe . Great tune
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:07am DCE:

Morning, all
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:08am duke:

I, for one, welcome our new snowstorm overlord, Hercules.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:08am Guido (Cologne):

Eddie Lang ...
... anytime talk comes to Django Reinhardt, I say I go for the "original".
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:08am Cheri Pi:

Yip Yip in the house!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:10am Parq:

<takes opportunity once again to admire Pi's icon>
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:10am Joe McG:

Yip yip!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:14am Guido (Cologne):

On new years eve on German TV there was this incredible John Pizzarelli
  Thu. 1/2/14 9:16am Brendan:

Much like the good state of Colorado, this music is smokin
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:17am Joe McG:

@Brendan: Ha ha! I know somewhere where people are having a very happy new year.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:18am Mike East:

John Pizzarelli rehearses at our studios. super nice guy
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:18am Dave B:

Happy New Year Joe!

Love this Novos Baianos track
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:20am Guido (Cologne):

I want to take lessons!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:21am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe. Happy new year.
20 Marlboro Panama Reds anyone.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:21am Parq:

Great guitar stuff!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:25am Joe McG:

OK, did any of you make any new year's resolutions?
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:25am Joe McG:

Or should I say, did you already break yours?
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:26am SeanG:

FMU forever and ever amen!! My resolution is more and more sex!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:27am PKNY:

Happy New Year ur'body, let's go big in '14!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:27am DCE:

I guess it's a resolution, but I made it in the 2nd week of December--no more refined sugars, limiting refined flours. So good so far. Not one cookie this season.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:28am Joe McG:

@SeanG: Hope that's working out for you! @DCE: Man, that's control! I've been eating those Trader Joe's German cookies like a sick person.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:29am Guido (Cologne):

I don't bother with resolutions.
Just startetd housecleaning.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:31am Guido (Cologne):

... and fell into a void of German Schlager records. or should I say an avalanche of schlager singles came over me, oh my god ...
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:34am Joe McG:

@Guido: "Avalanche of Schlager" sounds like a good name for an as-yet-unrealized comp.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:37am Guido (Cologne):

I think O will compile something, just not quite sure what exactly.

Tjis show is hot!
I'm about to pull out my pullover!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:37am Brian in UK:

Joe, are you planning a Ted Templeman review?

@guido is that like Bert Kaempfert?
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:40am kat330:

Hi, Joe et al! Had to drop in to note there was a section of that Naked Lunch track that could mash up well with "Age of Aquarius."
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:41am Guido (Cologne):

I have some good Bert Kaempfert over here ...
... but also some early Giorgio Moroder productions ...
... some nice beat-schlager ...
.... twist-oddities ...
... and a lot of plain horrible stuff which I put out on the street for the next victim to carry it away home.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:41am listener james from westwood:

hey joe! happy 2014! hmm ... burroughs-based band names, what have we got, soft machine and clem snide in addition to this one? surely more to be pulled from his recombinant pages.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:44am SeanG:

steely dan is a burroughs-based band name
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:45am earrie:

Happy New Year, Joe.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:45am Joe McG:

@kat: I caught that, too! I thought that was really sweet in there! SeanG and LJames have mentioned all the ones I know!
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 9:46am Polk Biggins:

Thanks for playing a track from 'Who's a Punk?', Joe. Really been wanting to hear that comp.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:46am Guido (Cologne):

Theese Monks, I liked that record "Bad Habits".
I later learned they were members of The Strawbs actually.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:46am V Priceless:

Ha! Monks = John Ford and Richard Hudson of Strawbs / Velvet Opera!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:46am Brian in UK:

Tonsure Rock.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:48am Joe McG:

@Polk: I bought it at the Record Fair and finally got around to playing it this week! @Priceless: I love the fact that this is the Strawbs guys.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:50am V Priceless:

@ Joe - yeah! There's lots of clever power-pop-punk going on between their two Monks records! Thanks for playing that!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:50am earrie:

@Guido 'Suspended in Animation' is also very likable.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:51am Guido (Cologne):

There were two albums of those Monks?
New to me!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:52am V Priceless:

@ Guido - yeah - Bad Habits & Suspended Animation!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:54am Joe McG:

Happy new year, earrie!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:56am Davee:

Happy New Ears!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:56am Guido (Cologne):

Aaaah ... vague memories of the cover come back!
Guess there were bad reviews in German music press at the time.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:59am listener james from westwood:

of course, steely dan! there's a band name that's fun to explain to the kids.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 9:59am northguineahills:

any new beers?
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:00am Guido (Cologne):

Happy New Ears! *LOL*
I apply for my third one!
So i can listen to Third ear Band decently!
(Will that be mono, stereo or trio?)
  Thu. 1/2/14 10:00am Brendan:

Oh the angst!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:02am DCE:

I love hearing movie samples out of context...love to use them in live performance and composition.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:03am βrian:

I use angst as a substitute for vermouth.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:04am Davee:

Happy New Hears?
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:05am Joe McG:

Hopefully not "Happy New Tears"!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:06am Davee:

Only if you play Bohemian Rahpsody!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:09am Marcel M:

was anyone cool in Jr High?
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:09am Davee:

Is the rest of this Curtis Plum CD similar to this track?
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:09am Davee:

Is the rest of this Curtis Plum CD similar to this track?
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:10am Joe McG:

@Davee: Yes, fortunately or un!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:10am common:

wow! that nuthacker is insane and great!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:11am Davee:

thanks for that
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:12am Dave B:

ALL MY LITTLE HULKAMANIACS ENJOY HOT COLD SODAS!
  Thu. 1/2/14 10:12am Brendan:

I feel you brother. I think ill get one of those sodas right now
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:12am Chris from DC:

I think maybe this is a loop.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:15am Joe McG:

Does my Secret Santa want to fess up and reveal? Just asking!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:16am Andrew Waterloo:

Right Now!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:22am Ike:

Joe, I def. hear you about eating too many Trader Joe's cookies. Actually I made my own pistachio choc. chip cookies this year, with TJ's coconut oil, and they are damn good. Screw butter and its stupid lactose. I hereby declare total allegiance to coconut oil for all eternity! Or as long as ovens exist to bake with.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:23am Joe McG:

@Ike: Wow, I wish I had your kitchen magic. I'd rather eat homemade than out of the box any day. ALTHOUGH those Pfefferneuse (sp) cookies are so good!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:25am joe:

'ello folks
Happy New Year to ya.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:29am Liz Berg:

Ha ha, thanks Joe! I suspected it might be you! Loved the track!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:30am Ike:

My kitchen "magic" takes forever, though. I am sloooow. And messy.
  Thu. 1/2/14 10:30am cold hot popcorn:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfoxeWHHAWo
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:33am Joe McG:

@Liz B: I'll make it up to you someday!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:34am Joe McG:

@coldhot: Youtube source. Must be one of these kids around here, ha ha!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:40am Parq:

Ike, I've made cookies with peanut oil, and that also makes a good butter substitute. I hung up my baking apron a couple of years ago, actually, when my wife and daughter both got into it.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:43am Davee:

Run woman run and stand by your man!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:44am Parq:

Great seg from Tammy to the Fuegs.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:45am Joe McG:

Sorry about that, Parq, it happens sometimes!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:45am Andrew Waterloo:

I should experiment with butter substitutes
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:47am Sem Chumbo:

Late to the show, but in time for Single File. Go, Joe, go!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:50am Parq:

Joe, you apparently think I was being sarcastic. Not so -- I really did think the two tracks went great together.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:51am Joe McG:

No, Parq, I knew you were sincere. I was just being silly. Thanks! Hey, Sem!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:51am Guido (Cologne):

Brenton Wood!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:52am Davee:

Wow, have not heard this for many decades
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 10:53am Whosondephone:

Any word on when the 91.1 transmitter will be fixed? I think it was Tuesday it sounded like they were doing work on it.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:54am Joe McG:

@Whos: Well, big maintenance will be next Thursday. Sorry for the drop-outs/weak signal/etc. We're on the job!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:54am duke:

This is my favorite song from one of the 10 albums I intend to take when I'm exiled to a desert island
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:56am Jeff:

I fucking hate Van Morrison.

There, I've said it.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:56am Joe McG:

@duke: It's a winter weather LP for me. I used to like to turn all the lights off in the middle of the night, just the Xmas lights on, and listen to it twice in a row.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:56am Greg from Bloomfield:

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLFRIEND MIXTAPE.

Sorry...I can't control that.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:56am Joe McG:

@Greg: Aw, Greg, that's sweet.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:57am duke:

@Joe You have the right weather for it
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 10:59am Joe McG:

@duke: Seriously, I might do that tonight!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:02am earrie:

Crackling warm run of 45s.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:03am Ike:

Andrew, IMO coconut oil worked better than most other oils for cookies, maybe because it's semi-solid (until it gets warm). W/other cooking oils, for every cup of butter, replace with 3/4 cup of oil, and maybe consider more egg.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:04am Davee:

Is the name Van short for something?
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:05am Dave B:

I think it's short for his middle name "Ivan"
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:08am Davee:

something like Will-I-Am?
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:08am joe:

As per Discog yes Gimme Little Sign is the track before Psychotic Reaction on the album Oogum Boogum
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:12am Davee:

Is it Thursday night already?
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:14am stoned pizza:

It's gettin' late in the heathen. Just tuned in while the right Rev. Cleophus and his progengy on the hot hammond. Good music to watch the snow fall by.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:14am Joe McG:

Thanks for the info, joe! @Davee: This is my transparent bid to get Kevin Nutt to sing his "Bungalow Bill" song to me again.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:15am Davee:

I'm enjoying it . . . keep it going!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:18am Matt F:

I LOVE this tune, and not just because Richard Hell lifted it hook line and sinker for "I'm Your Man"...
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:19am Joe McG:

@Matt: Totally did, that bahstid!
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:21am Turkey Chili and Spain:

Talk about lifting this sounds like Samson for the Grateful Dead.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:22am Joe McG:

@Turkey: I have the feeling those guys were lifting "Samson and Delilah."
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:22am horsehair padding:

Those sneaky deadheads!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:25am Joe McG:

@horsehair: I'd be surprised if they claimed publishing on it, but who knows how a Dead person thinks.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:26am Guido (Cologne):

Who is the lead-singer of Brooklyn Allstars?
Someone famous?
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:27am duke:

This set is a killer
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:28am Joe McG:

@Guido: Not sure. The liners mention Thomas Spann, but I don't know him. Further research!
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:29am draw me a stick:

Thanks Joe. Now I have to go and study the history of Samson and Delilah.
Last night Mary Wing said on her show that you just had a three hour marathon of (I forgot which cover) I couldn't find it in the archives. Is this nasty rumor true? And if so will it be available for ridicule in the archives soon?
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:30am Guido (Cologne):

Thanks anyway.
Killer show anyway: from the guitars, the 45es to the gospel gems!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:30am Santos L Halper:

Morning, Joe! Just tuning in, but thanks for playing that Fetchin' Bones earlier; great memories of seeing them in those early days in NC. I think the actual LP probably came out around '85 or '86… Enjoying the gospel now.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:32am Joe McG:

@draw me: Yeah, I did 3 hours of "Satisfaction." It's archived here: wfmu.org... I may do something similar again in the new year. Just not "Bohemian Rhapsody"! Been done, you see!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:32am slater:

@Santos: I, too, saw Fetchin' Bones in Athens, GA in 85/86. Great live show
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:32am Joe McG:

@Santos: Thanks, I have to fix that date. You're totally right!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:33am Brian in UK:

@Davee I think Van is short for Vanity.
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:33am Sean B.:

Great show today Joe!;And a happy New Years to ya buddy [And your family]. Thanx for Sharing the great Gospel set, also...Kevin is one heck of a nice guy;You come in at a mere 2'nd among good guys among the FMU's...lol.
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:34am cold cranking amps:

Don't tell me about Station Manager Ken's mental breakdown with the BR. That was a embarrassing episode. Better left forgotten :)
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:34am Joe McG:

Wow, thanks, Sean! Happy new year to you, too!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:35am duke:

Let us never speak of Bohemian Rhapsody again
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:35am Sean B.:

You are MOST welcome!.
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:37am Sean D. Daily:

You know, you'd think that an omniscient, omnipotent being like Jesus wouldn't need THIS much smoke blown up his ass.
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:38am Sean B.:

By the way, SANTANA 3 is the ONLY Santana album I ever really was 'obsessed' with;'Nobody to depend on' is a personal fave...of all time.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:38am joe:

NO KIDNEY!!!!!!
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:38am Nasty Satan Hands:

@Sean Dosen't do any harm when it comes to the faithful and the donation plate.
  Thu. 1/2/14 11:39am oh lawd:

Diabetes , heart disease, etc he left out spastic colon
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:40am Brian in UK:

Why do we need so much gold and other precious metals on and in the religious buildings of this world?
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:42am Sean B.:

I am basically a lifetime donor to him...
  Thu. 1/2/14 11:42am ?:

Gold: Show of POWER!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:42am fleep:

Because we're suckers for shiny pretty things. Hey, Joe, HNY!
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:42am Sean D. Daily:

@Brian: Cos God likes his bling. He's all into the swag.
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:42am milk outlet man:

@Brian Everyone wants to be on the 'winning' side And nothing says "winning" like bling!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:43am Joe McG:

Hey, fleep, nice to see you!
  Thu. 1/2/14 11:44am ?:

Jesus is waiting for Al Green. Then the party can start.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:46am Mike Sin:

This Al Green live performance is actually viewable on YouTube. IMHO, I think it's great -- really passionate and the band delivers it live playing off of Green's cues.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:46am PKNY:

Man, those Al Green live appearances on "Soul Train" are awesome. I wished more artists avoided the lip-syncing on there.
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:47am Sean D. Daily:

Or maybe God's a libertarian and he backs the gold standard. ("Atlas Shrugged" IS about as thick at the Bible...)
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:47am Parq:

I feel a need to speak out for the minority of listeners who really dug Ken's Boho Rap. I notice a whole lot of the comment-board regulars toughed it out for the whole three hours, by the way.

And, if we're talking about touchstone Santana albums, "Abraxis" is one of a very small number of records that genuinely changed my life.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:48am Joe McG:

@PKNY: Yeah, it's Ike and Tina, Al, Sly and the Family Stone, and a couple of others. Such a shame they couldn't just hook up a mic, for Chrissakes! @Parq: I really dug what Ken did, too!
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:48am rabbit ear reception:

@Sean I think God uses gold bars for paving stones. Pretty impressive stuff.
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:50am Sean D. Daily:

From Al Green to "Sunday Crossroads"? Jesus, warn us next time, Joe! I nearly got musical whiplash there.
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:50am Jesus Diode:

Ken's Bohemian show changed my life (and I'll never forgive him for it).
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:51am Brian in UK:

Still do not get it. Gold is not cool, cheap and nasty, no style. Hard to have any time for these religious zealots of any stripe.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:51am Joe McG:

@Sean: Well, you survived New Year's Eve, so I had to throw you a curve.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:51am duke:

@Jesus Diode most of the songs in the last set were about you
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:53am beans, rice and mash:

@duke It's too late for me. My mom told me I was the devil and was going to rot in hell. So....PARTY TIME!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:54am Brian in UK:

All the best for this year Joe and everyone. Do not talk to men in long dresses.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:54am Joe McG:

Hey, thanks for listening, everybody. Hope all of you have a great start to 2014. Couldn't be worse than 2013, right?
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:55am Davee:

Even years are better
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:55am Sean B.:

Well thank you Joe it was a peaceful night at home listening to Redundancy Radio...;Yes, I ran in the New Year's with FMU.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:55am Parq:

Joe, great set of sets. Big smile, Jesus D.
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:55am common:

hey beans, rice and mash...my mom too! Great show, Joe!
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:55am Sean D. Daily:

Speaking of which, Joe, Happy New Year!
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:56am barking cowboy hat:

Thamks JOE. Happy New Yearsy.
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:56am Sean B.:

And my own father didn't shoot me...so yeah!...lol.
     Thu. 1/2/14 11:56am 12539:

Thanks and Happy 2014, Joe!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:56am Greg from Bloomfield:

Thanks, Joe– and Happy 2014 to you!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:56am herb.nyc:

wow, what a gentle sweet song by AMOR DE DIAS. versus the awful weather to come. thanks for playing it, and for playing a bunch of great songs. happy new year joe!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:56am duke:

Happy New year Joe and all
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:57am earrie:

Many thanks for the good listening.
Avatar Thu. 1/2/14 11:58am Ape Changer:

@Common We must get together and makes plans for capturing more souls :)
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:58am joe:

Great show Joe
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:59am Joe McG:

Thanks, all! Happy safe warm weekend, too!
Avatar    Thu. 1/2/14 11:59am Stevel:

Great show. Thanks!
Avatar    Fri. 1/3/14 12:51pm Holly in NC:

Hi Joe, great show! Re. Omega Group - my copy of With the Sun In My Eyes has title as "ten thousand paces", which makes perfect sense! And I love the song :-)
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