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March 28, 2014 Options
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Artist Selection Album    (Label / Recording date)
Theme Music:
Sarah Webster Fabio 
Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues   Options Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues
(Folkways 1976)
ECD  In Tempo   Options Major Force: The Original Art-Form
(Mo' Wax 1990)

Gid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers  Goodbye Booze   Options Old Timey's Favorite Band
(JSP 1926)
Arkansas Woodchipper  If I Could Only Blot Out the Past   Options Old TIme Songs & Square Dances
(B.A.C.M. 1931)
Chuck Guillory & His Rhythm Boys  Oakdale Waltz   Options Grand Texas
(Arhoolie )
Webb Pierce  Wondering   Options b/w New Silver Bells
(Decca 1951)
Tex Grimsley & His Texas Show Boys
(vocals: Clifford Grimsley) 
Shuffle on Down   Options b/w California Blues
(Pacemaker 1950)
Denver Darling  Deep Delta Blues   Options Silver Dew on the Bluegrass Tonight
(B.A.C.M. 1945)
Ola Belle Reed  Wayfaring Pilgrim   Options Ola Belle Reed
(Rounder 1972)
Dolly Parton  I Want to Be What You Need   Options The Bargain Store
(RCA 1975)

Talkover Music:
Jackie Mittoo 
Death Trap   Options Champion in the Arena 1976-1977
(Blood and Fire 1977)

Wilson "Stavin' Chain" Jones  Batson   Options Boll Weevil Here, Boll Weevil Everywhere
(Document 1934)
Vance Dixon & His Pencils  Meat Man Pete (Pete, the Dealer in Meat)   Options b/w Who Stole the Lock
(Okeh 1931)
Jimmy Blythe's Washboard Band  Ape Man   Options b/w Your Folks
(Paramount 1926)
Willie Walker  Dupree Blues   Options b/w South Carolina Rag
(Columbia 1931)
Rufus Thomas  I'm Off That Stuff   Options Memphis Blues: Unissued Titles from the 1950s
(Krazy Kat 1952)
L.C. Robinson  Separate Ways   Options Oakland Blues
(World Pacific 1969)

Talkover Music:
9 Lazy 9 
Black Jesus   Options Paradise Blown
(Ninja Tune 1994)

Bembeya Jazz National  Moussogbe   Options Hommage à Demba Camara
(Syllart 1971)
Ouza & Ses Ouzettes  Walu   Options Lat-Dior
(Popular African Music 1972)
Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Majors Band  Serra Nene   Options Greatest Hits
(African Classics )
Le Super Biton National de Ségou  Allioune Sissoko   Options Anthology
(Mali Kunkan/Kindred Spirits 1977)

Talkover Music:
Liquid Liquid 
Bell head   Options Liquid Liquid
(99 1981)

Franklin Kiermyer  Supplication   Options Further
(Mobility Music 2014)
Mico Nissim Trio  F.J.L.M.F.J.   Options Glucose Confectionnerie
(Futura 1971)
Jemeel Moondoc & Muntu Ensemble  Blues for Katie   Options The Intrepid Live in Poland
(PolJazz 1981)
Rob Brown Trio  Breath Rhyme   Options Breath Rhyme
(Silkheart 1989)

Talkover Music:
Miles Davis 
Helen Butte   Options On the Corner
(Columbia 1972)

Linda Perhacs  Intensity   Options The Soul of All Natural Things
(Asthmatic Kitty 2014)
Wil Malone  At the Silver Slipper   Options Wil Malone
(Fontana 1970)
Ckrono & Slesh  A Patricinha   Options Funk Globo: The Sound of Neo Baile
(Mr. Bongo 2014)
Raul "El Ruco" Martínez  Te Creias Mujer   Options Dueto Alegre: Historic First Recordings 1948-56
(Arhoolie )
Earl Zero  The Coming of Jah   Options King Tubby & Soul Syndicate: Freedom Sounds in Dub
(Blood and Fire )

Talkover Music:
Ennio Morricone 
Mucchio Selvaggio   Options My Name is Nobody (OST)
(EMI 1973)

Claude Huey  Why Would You Blow It   Options b/w Why Did Our Love Go
(Galaxy 1969)
John Williams & the Tick Tocks  Blues, Tears and Sorrow   Options b/w Do Me Like You Do Me
(Sansu 1967)
Dave Hamilton & His Peppers  Cooter Bug   Options b/w Donna's Cha Cha
(Hi-Q 1961)
Arthur K. Adams  The Same Thing   Options Where Southern Soul Began:
Volume 2, 1955-1962
(History of Soul )
The Premiers  Lonely Weatherman   Options b/w I Won't Stand in Your Way
(Mohican 1970)
Ollie & The Nightingales  I've Got a Feeling   Options b/w You'll Never Do Wrong
(Stax 1969)
Dee Dee Warwick & The Dixie Flyers  She Didn't Know (She Kept on Talking)   Options b/w Make Love to Me
(Atco 1970)

Closing Theme:
John Lee Hooker 
Stand By   Options I Feel Good
(Jewel 1971)

Listener comments!

Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 8:42am duke:

Doug, you really should start wearing sunscreen
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 8:43am Doug Schulkind:

SPF 10,000!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 8:45am glenn:

and maybe see a dentist.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 8:46am Doug Schulkind:

Ain't that the tooth.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 8:48am glenn:

vintage drum store. - www.thegridto.com...
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 8:49am Doug Schulkind:

@glenn
Please stop linking to porn in the comments. Thank you.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 8:50am glenn:

on the other hand, the hipster girls like those stretchy earlobes.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 8:50am Uncle Michael:

Don't start yet...I'm still getting all the Amway cases out of the mini van.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 8:52am Doug Schulkind:

Doug: What's an Amway?

Uncle Michael: Oh, about three or four pounds.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 8:53am glenn:

jeeez. answering your own jokes? what kind of comedy jernt is this?
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 8:54am Uncle Michael:

Keep posting links, glenn. Doug wants to bang on his drum all day.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 8:54am Doug Schulkind:

Don't forget to tip your waitress, glenn.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 8:55am glenn:

okey dokey, smokey. www.centurydrumshop.com
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 8:57am ndbob:

morning Doug and everyone!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 8:58am Doug Schulkind:

Hey, anyone on Facebook, I posted a show announcement on my personal page and on the GTDR page, but only my personal page announcement showed up in my news feed. Did anyone see the GTDR posting?
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 8:58am Doug Schulkind:

Hey there, ndbob!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 8:59am Uncle Michael:

This drum maker is here in Topeka: www.treehousedrums.com
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:00am Van in DC:

One ludicrously excited & happy Van reporting in. Hi Doug! And everyone!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:00am Uncle Michael:

I got them both, Doug.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:00am listener james from westwood:

Heya Doug and all!! I got a notification on Facebook for both your show and Uncle Michael's.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:00am Uncle Michael:

Why so chipper, van?
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:01am Doug Schulkind:

@Van in DC
Warmest welcomes, my ludicrous(ly excited) friend!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:01am Van in DC:

I managed to snag a KaTe ticket this morning
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:02am Doug Schulkind:

Thanks, Listener James. Was the notice from me or from Give the Drummer Radio? I send an identical announcement from both pages, but only my personal announcement showed up this morning. Oddly.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:02am ausmanx:

Australia is tiring badly, but tuning in
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:02am Doug Schulkind:

Hey that's GREAT news, Van!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:03am Van in DC:

DJ Julie managed to get TWO! Woj also was able to get 2
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:04am Doug Schulkind:

Greetings, ausmanx!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:04am PKNY:

A grand TZAG to all, let's get it in!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:06am Doug Schulkind:

Well hello there, PKNY!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:09am listener james from westwood:

The notice was from GTDR.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:10am listener james from westwood:

(I think I'm only hooked into GTDR and not FB-friended to your Doug page.)
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:10am Doug Schulkind:

What a marvelous song title: If I Could Only Blot Out the Past.

@LJFW
Great! Thanks for checking. I guess FB is just screwing with its limiting of who receives which posts. In this case, I didn't even get to see my own. Thanks Facebook!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:13am Doug Schulkind:

A velvet-lined personal invitation is coming your way via courier, Listener James!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:14am dc pat:

wow...I couldn't have asked for a better tune than this Oakdale Waltz this morning. HANX.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:17am Doug Schulkind:

I am pleased, dc pat!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:17am glenn:

i'm kinda ambivalent about webb. wondering and here stands the glass are pretty great, but that's about it for me.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:19am Doug Schulkind:

Well then we will have to agree to disagree, glenn.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:23am glenn:

fair enough.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:26am Doug Schulkind:

Two killers coming up.

First, one of my all-time favorite Dolly Parton tunes.

Then, starting the next set, will be an amazing gothic blues epic from 1934. A two-parter from Wilson "Stavin' Chain" Jones.

Not. To. Be. Missed.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:27am ndbob:

I will need to leave in about 15 min - a rare busy Friday
back at some point - excellent beginning Doug! - will catch what I miss on the archive
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:27am still b/p:

Now, a Waif Airing Pilgrim's a whole other thing.
Good morning.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:27am Webhamster Henry:

Are we staying below the Mason Dixon line this show? Can we visit Galax, VA?
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:28am Doug Schulkind:

Here are the lyrics to the next song. It is worth trying to follow them as Mr. Jones sings 'em:

Batson been working for Mr. Earle Six long years today,
And ever since he been working for Mr. Earle, He never have got a pay.
REFRAIN: Crying, "Oh, Mamma, I didn't done the crime."

Batson asked Mr. Earle, Can he take a walk,
Mr. Earle answered Batson, "You can go and come right back."
REFRAIN

Batson hitched up Mr. Earle's Two bay horse and a wagon,
Took it back uptown to get him a load of feed.
REFRAIN

When he got back to the house, onhitched those two bay mares,
And he walked on back uptown, See something he really liked.
REFRAIN

He was walking down Ryan Street looking down in the showcase,
He thought he had something, Something what he really need.
REFRAIN

'Bout the time he was looking in the showcase here come Mr. Henry Reese,
Mr. Sheriff, police come a-walking, Throwed two forty-fives in his face.
REFRAIN

Mr. Henry Reese's deputy come a-runnin', slapped him across the face,
Says, "Stick 'em up, Batson, for we constitute you under arrest."
REFRAIN

Batson asked Mr. Henry Reese, "What you arresting me for?"
Says, "That's all right, Batson, You know all about it yourself."
REFRAIN

'Rested poor little Batson, they took him to the county jail,
And then the people begin to gather from miles and miles around.
REFRAIN

When Batson got in the jailhouse, locked up in the place,
He took a pencil right in his hand, he marked every day he laid.
REFRAIN

Batson told Mr. Sheriff, "Don't you know that's wrong?
You got me charged guilty unfriendly, And I know I ain't done the crime."
Cryin', "Oh, Mamma, I never harm no one."

Batson begin to cry, tell you what he did do,
You could hear old Batson crying Just like a baby child.
REFRAIN

The day Batson cried, This is the words he said,
"You're trying me for murder, And I know I never harmed no one.
REFRAIN

Well, the judge found him guilty, The clerk he wrote him down,
The jurymen passed the sentence, Poor Batson, he had to be hung.
REFRAIN

Batson begin to wonder, Batson begin to moan,
Batson told his people, "You just have to leave your home."
REFRAIN

"You may bring me coffee, You may bring me tea,
You got to bring me everything I want 'cept that black jailhouse key."
REFRAIN

"Now you may dress in red, You may dress in black,
You may dress any color you want, But you'll never bring Batson back."
REFRAIN

Batson's little girl begin to wonder, Batson's little girl begin to cry,
Batson's little child begin to ask him, "Daddy, what they going to do with you?"
REFRAIN

Batson's mother cried, Batson's sister cry,
Batson's sister asked him, "When you coming back again?"
REFRAIN

They brought poor Batson to the gallows, they brought him back to the hall,
Batson asked the judge if they going to take his life.
REFRAIN

Batson asked the judge Was they going to take his life
Judge asked Mr. Batson, "Haven't you done that crime?"
REFRAIN

Batson begin to moan, Batson begin to groan,
Batson begin to tell those people He'd never see home no more.
REFRAIN

Batson told his brother, the day they brought him back at home,
Says, "If your brother has to lose his life, I tell you what I want you to do."
REFRAIN

Batson asked the sheriff, he asked him that two, three times,
Says, "All I want you to do for me, take care of my two little girls."
REFRAIN

Batson's mother cried, Batson's mother cried,
Batson's mother had tears a-running clean out of her eyes.
REFRAIN

They brought him home to the gallows, they brought him back to the jail,
He started looking around over the people, To see 'em for the last, last time.
REFRAIN

They brought his coffin. The day he come to die.
And he told the sheriff, "That's the last thing I'm going to lay down.
REFRAIN

Then the priest told Batson, "Black box takes you down,"
Says, "Here comes your black box, You'll never rise again."
REFRAIN

They put a black bonnet above his head, they put a rope right on his neck,
They put handcuffs on his hands, balls and chains on his foot.
REFRAIN

The people begin to cry, "Umm-mm-mm, Um-mmmm-mmmm,
Poor Batson he is dead and gone."
REFRAIN

The clear blood run out of his eyes, nobody they couldn't see his face,
Had a tongue stuck out out of his mouth, six inches long.
REFRAIN

A rubber-tired buggy, Decorated horse,
You know they brought Batson to the graveyard, Says, they brought his family back.
REFRAIN

His wife walked up to the grave, Fell down on her knees,
Says, "Lord, have mercy," Says, "Batson, are you gone?"
REFRAIN

Batson's wife began to pray, pray as hard as she could.
Prayed so much until it looked like The Lord done answered her prayer.
REFRAIN

I thought I heard somebody say awhile before she left,
Says, "You're goin? leave me, But I'll meet you some lonesome day."
REFRAIN

Batson's little girl cry, Batson's little child cry,
That's all he asked them people, "Take keer of them two little girls."
REFRAIN

Um-mmm, Um-mmm-mmm, Um-mmm,
The tears run out of his eyes.
REFRAIN

Think I heared somebody say, "Bye-bye, Batson, bye-bye,
Bye-bye, Batson, bye-bye"— And I believe he's dead and gone.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:28am Van in DC:

Nice one Doug!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:29am listener james from westwood:

FB's algorithms are a madman's nightmare of fustigated logic. Stare not too deeply into them, lest a post from 3 weeks ago bob to the surface as though it were newborn.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:30am Doug Schulkind:

Hi stll b/p and Webhamster Henry! Stay South for a bit longer...
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:32am ndbob:

there's also a Land Norris - presume they are brothers?
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:32am Uncle Michael:

Don't wipe, blot.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:34am βrian:

Sullen skies over the isthmus today. Hola.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:35am listener james from westwood:

They had Dolly Parton slot machines out in Vegas. I kept hearing her voice but each time it was just a 1-armed bandit calling out to potential suck—er, players.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:35am ndbob:

"The Bargain Store" is my favorite Dolly song
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:37am Doug Schulkind:

Here is a photo of Mr. Jones singing this song: si.wsj.net...
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:39am still b/p:

This is great. Can you have a li'l bouncing ball make its way along the posted lyrics?

Wanna see a type of reporter-written line that smacks awake a brain-drilling dislike in me?
"Tinariwen's sound is a blend of electric-guitar powered bluesy rock riffs, with vocals that sound like religious chanting. The sound is raw and rootsy.
But the lyrics are not your standard American blues fare, with the singer in search of a good time or a good woman."
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:43am Brian in UK:

Howdy pardners.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:43am βrian:

Aye, that's some flaccid pablum.
I'm still trying to decide whether to see their mid-week show here.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:44am Brian in UK:

Tinariwen - great Welsh band.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:45am Doug Schulkind:

Here's a brief description of this song/performance:

Stavin' Chain said that this long, shuffling, and bloody story—whose tune and stanza form are evidently derived from "Frankie and Johnny"— concerns a Lake Charles, Louisiana, murder. Batson, he told us, was a white day laborer, accused of murdering his employer, Mr. Earle, along with his whole family. They were found in an open field with only a little red soil thrown over their bodies. Inquiry fails to confirm Stavin' Chain's story but no one who has ever heard him sing this wailing song with his guitar, at times beating a solemn dirge and then shrieking in hopeless despair can ever forget it. You've seen and felt a hanging. You notice, too, that the sympathies of the ballad singer rest wholly with the accused, not with his victims.

Good day to you, Brian & βrian!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:46am still b/p:

Ah, Brian in UK, I remember the film, "How Green Was My Mali."
  Fri. 3/28/14 9:47am Gary on Bolt Bus:

Tuning in from the road, hola Doug + drum circlers!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:48am Brian in UK:

Excellent, still b/p.
Interesting that the reviewer could understand Tuareg.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:49am Doug Schulkind:

Ride like the wind, Gary!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:51am Andrew Waterloo:

good morning
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:51am Brian in UK:

Funny, there is a pencil museum in Keswick near where we stayed last week. Derived from plumbago. Riveting huh.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:51am Lewis:

let the Friday begin… Nice to have GTD to accompany
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:52am Doug Schulkind:

Welcome Andrew Waterloo! / Welcome Lewis!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:52am Brian in UK:

Amazing the sounds you can get out of a washboard.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:53am Webhamster Henry:

Sounds a little like hambone!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:53am Lewis:

@Brian in UK - there is a mustard museum in Middleton WI. It used to be in Mt Horeb, but moved to be closer to the action...
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 9:55am Van in DC:

So yeah, this was me this morning. Luckily for me, it ended in 6a and not 6b.

metro.co.uk...
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 9:58am Doug Schulkind:

Hip hooray, 6a!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:01am βrian:

Been on the isthmus for seven years and still haven't made it to the mustard museum.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:01am Lewis:

this Rufus Thomas is amazing!!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:02am dc pat:

I'm currently writing a fake book.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:03am still b/p:

So from your list of active plans and intentions, you cut the mustard museum.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:04am Uncle Michael:

I have a pencil museum in my top drawer.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:05am βrian:

Yep. Apropos of nothing, there's an expression in French about the mustard going up one's nose, to convey extreme anger.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:05am dc pat:

wouldn't it be cool if mp3's aged like records? So some built in aspect that put more artificial pops in the recording every year. until eventually it was unplayable...
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:07am Brian in UK:

@dc pat that is the very thing that makes them so poor. The lack of tactileness.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:08am thedunkel:

morning Mr. Drummer and all Drum-ette-ers!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:08am Doug Schulkind:

@dc pat
I have no reason to believe that MP3s won't degrade like everything else in the known and unknown universe.

Great greetings, thedunkel!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:09am Andrew Waterloo:

Vinyl is great, until you're doing the dishes.
  Fri. 3/28/14 10:09am Gary on Bolt Bus:

Lovely
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:10am Andrew Waterloo:

That's why audiophiles recommend having a special SATA cable
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:11am Doug Schulkind:

Speaking of mustard, I have baseball to thank for me liking mustard. When I first arrived in New York, in 1983, the hot dog vendors at the ballparks always automatically slathered mustard on your dog unless you were quick enough to ask them not to. I was always to sheepish to yell out "No Mustard!" so I just ate the beauties with the mustard. And learned to love it. Now I'll put mustard on any damn thing and eat it.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:11am Brian in UK:

@UM did not have time to comment on your 'Barf hill climb' comment last week. Nice one.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:12am Uncle Michael:

I vaguely remember that quip!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:14am Brian in UK:

I remember the Cosby & Culp film where they ordered chili dogs (I think) it was a long time ago. The amount of mustard slopped on those things was heart stopping just to watch on the screen.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:14am Van in DC:

AAGGHH! Just got an automated call from my bank's fraud detection center concerning my Kate Bush ticket purchase this morning. Whew! Had I not been available for that call to confirm...I shudder to think of what might have happened.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:15am Brian in UK:

Any interesting pencil anecdotes.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:16am dc pat:

I've only recently started using mustard. Mr. Mustard is spicy and good. I've only seen it in PA though.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:19am Doug Schulkind:

Here's a towel to mop your brow, Van.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:19am Andrew Waterloo:

I went to Grand Rapids with my parents and my dad made a point of taking us to a store where there was a giant pencil
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:20am Uncle Michael:

I use Plochmans, Grey Poupon, Gulden's or Inglehoffer's stone ground, as circumstances dictate. Sometimes I'll cook with creole mustard or others...
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:20am βrian:

@Van. But if it were Nickelback, no flag would've been raised? Heh.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:21am Van in DC:

Thanks Doug! Yep, just so βrian :)
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:21am Uncle Michael:

Durkee's, after Thanksgiving...
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:21am dc pat:

WHOA whoa U Mike....I just started liking mustard. I'm going slow here...
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:23am Doug Schulkind:

In our vacationings in Maine, we've come across Raye's in Eastport. Good stuff: rayesmustard.com
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:23am βrian:

I started using at an early age. Never needed stadium vendors to entice me.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:25am listener james from westwood:

@Brian in UK, the old Dixon Ticonderoga pencil plant in Jersey City (a short drive from WFMU's mighty HQ) is now housing, either condos or rentals. I'd like to think you can still smell the cedar there.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:27am dc pat:

I'm not a big condiments fan--to me it's just a way to make shitty food more palatable. However, I'll put hot sauce on ANYthing. Even brownies.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:28am Uncle Michael:

There are mustards I like better than some that I keep on hand. But I'm a creature of habit and prefer a good mustard I can stock reliably to a great one I'll never get again. I wish I wasn't like that. It saves me from trying lots of new ones and wasting whole jars of ones I don't like.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:29am Brian in UK:

@james here is a timeline
www.pencilmuseum.co.uk...
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:29am dc pat:

It must be said: I loath ketchup or catsup -- they can't even figure out how to spell it for chrissakes!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:29am Van in DC:

I'm liking this quite a lot
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:30am Uncle Michael:

I'm actually becoming less of a condiments user. I'm beginning to enjoy fewer, more discernible flavors. "With everything" just ends up being an amorphous melange. There's a burger I get with just blue cheese and greens on it...nothing else.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:30am dc pat:

I just fixed a huge problem at work. I'm taking the rest of the day off..
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:30am Brian in UK:

English, wholegrain & Dijon are essentials for cooking, salad dressings and straight on the grub.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:30am Uncle Michael:

Take the rest of the week!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:31am Doug Schulkind:

@dc pat
Remember when Reagan's Secretary of Agriculture called ketchup "a vegetable" in school lunches?!?!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:31am joe:

'ello folks
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:32am Brian in UK:

Sissoko & Mali go together like sausage & English mustard.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:32am dc pat:

oh man, Doug. Def remember that. What a dick.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:33am βrian:

Condiments can be a crutch, I agree. But I did once have some kind of "gourmet" ketchup that was quite impressive. Not too sweet, and quite spicy.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:34am joe:

Yes I do. I was in school at the time so he was our hero as that meant more french fries with lunch LOL
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:35am dc pat:

I'm not saying condiments should be condemned, just questioning the excessive use of them. I actually put shriracha on my tofu dogs.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:35am dc pat:

..that I bought off of Cheese Queen Wendy by the way...
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:36am dc pat:

...the shriracha, certainly not the tofu dogs...
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:37am Brian in UK:

I made some mozzarella the other week.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:37am βrian:

Best fries I ever had were from a stand in Glover, Vermont. Served with just a little malt vinegar if I remember ...
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:38am Brian in UK:

Confess to liking balsamic vinegar & mayo with chips (fries).
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:38am northguineahills:

For 'American' foods, just hot sauce and maybe a dijon mustard works for me.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:39am joe:

@Brian funny one of the best I had to was from a snack truck at a farm auction in VT served the same way.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:39am Alex In Illinois:

Speaking of Cheese things and condiments and classifying things, is Cheese Whiz considered a Dairy product?
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:40am Brian in UK:

Time for luncheon.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:41am northguineahills:

Pomme frites is a different animal, but I was never really a (french) fry person.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:41am Doug Schulkind:

'ello Joe, whaddya know?! And hey hey, Alex in Illinois, whaddya say?!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:42am βrian:

@NGH: Are you calling Belgians animals?
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:42am Van in DC:

You're right Doug - quite nice!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:43am Doug Schulkind:

Our most favorite restaurant in Pittsburgh (not saying much, I'm afraid) is a Belgian place featuring fantastic mussels and frittes. And an excellent beer list.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:44am Doug Schulkind:

That Kiermyer track was so nakedly Coltranesque. Not that there's anything wrong with that.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:44am Van in DC:

Ooh mussels. I just discovered them recently!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:44am northguineahills:

well, the Belgians aren't Dutch!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:45am northguineahills:

Actually, for a few seconds in the other room, I thought it was Coltrane.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:45am Doug Schulkind:

OK, I'm just gonna call off the rest of the show. I've got the hongries!! Uncle Michael, cue something up!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:46am βrian:

Pomme frites with lime aoli, or maybe tarragon vinegar. Hmmm...
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:47am earrie:

(And mayo. with those frites? )
I'm surprised Belgian waffles are better known than the fries/mussels/beer spectacular.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:49am Doug Schulkind:

Hi earrie! And I see you ^up^ there, northguineahills!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:49am βrian:

Mayo makers: do you coddle your eggs first?
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:50am northguineahills:

I might try that this weekend, Brian, I need to do something w/ all of these potatoes I have.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:50am Uncle Michael:

I moulle'd and fritte'd my way across Belgium once. Heaven.
  Fri. 3/28/14 10:51am Gary on Bolt Bus:

Speaking of food: WHERE MUST I ABSOLUTELY EAT THIS WEEKEND IN DC?!?
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:52am Uncle Michael:

Gary, at 1789...if you can get a table!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:52am Van in DC:

Amsterdam Felafel in Adams Morgan?
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:53am listener james from westwood:

This set, wow. And I thought the show was cracking to this point. Bravo!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:53am listener james from westwood:

I've only ever been to DC as a kid. I really owe myself an extended trip there with an adult mind. (I'll have to subcontract for that.)
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:56am Van in DC:

This song title screams to those who tried and failed to get a Kate Bush ticket this morning.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:57am Doug Schulkind:

@Van in DC
Or, as we in our suburban D.C. brattiness called the neighborhood: "Madam's Organ."
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 10:57am Doug Schulkind:

The recently and dearly departed Roy Campbell on trumpet here.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:58am Van in DC:

I agree with LJFW though - WHAT A SET!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:59am dc pat:

I was going to say Amsertdam Felafel too
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 10:59am dc pat:

Doug--there's a bar in Adam's Morgan called Madam's Organ.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:00am Van in DC:

Ben's Chili Bowl? Anyone eaten there?
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:00am βrian:

Isn't that right next to Beirut Schnitzel?
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:00am dc pat:

Amsterdam Felafel has the best fires in DC.
  Fri. 3/28/14 11:01am Gary on Bolt Bus:

Will be near 1789 I think visiting friend who works at Bridge Street Books, so could happen, UM. Van, I'm reading 2nite in Adams Morgan so I might be able to hit falafel place, too. Saturday I'm on the lookout for Ethiopian CDs at Nahom's if it still exists.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:01am northguineahills:

I haven't been to DC in 3 years, but I normally just wander around Adams Morgan for decently priced good food.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:01am dc pat:

Yeah Ben's is probably a place to hit. I never have because...well not worth it if you're a veggie...
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:02am Doug Schulkind:

@dc pat
That's disgusting.

The best night I ever spent in Adam's Morgan was at the Ontario Theatre seeing the Bo Diddley open for the Clash. (Was the Ontario in Adam's Morgan? I forget.)

Be careful, friends. This set is about to get even better.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:03am Doug Schulkind:

@dc pat
The bar called Madam's Organ, I mean. Disgusting.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:03am dc pat:

Yes Doug, "was" is the key word. They just knocked it down. Boy that must have been a killer gig.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:05am Van in DC:

Got an acquaintance opening an Adams Morgan theater just this next Monday... Theatre Prometheus. No real idea how that will turn out...
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:06am Doug Schulkind:

I got stopped for a speeding ticket on the way home from that concert. I was (ashamed to say) quite smashed, but the officer didn't realize.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:08am Doug Schulkind:

William Parker's bass playing on this number is why life is worth living.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:08am dc pat:

DOUG! at least you weren't talking on your cell phone.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:09am Doug Schulkind:

@dc pat
Back then, only Dick Tracy had a cell phone.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:09am Van in DC:

I hear DC is not a good place to get stopped for that...the legal limit is like, nothing, isn't it?
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:11am dc pat:

I dunno Van but you never get pulled over in DC these days. The only way it could happen is check points which they DO set up on Friday/Saturday nights.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:12am dc pat:

wait...you're not Dick Tracy??
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:12am ndbob:

and I'm back
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:12am Van in DC:

I drive in VA but only will do metro / bus in DC...or taxi...
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:13am Goyim in the AM:

Parker's playing is amazing to me. He is not a technically virtuosic player, his intonation can be really shaky, and he has about 7 "things" he does that he keeps going back to -- BUT MY GOD HE ALWAYS SOUNDS SO GORGEOUS DOING THOSE 7 THINGS
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:14am Carmichael:

Good morning Friday snareheads and hi-hats. Just survived jury duty. Good for at least another year.

Who's the good lookin' dude?
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:16am Van in DC:

Been hearing a lot of Linda lately on FMU...I really like her
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:16am ndbob:

Morning Carmichael!.. just survived DMV - though I have to say dealing with them is very easy here - short waits and friendly staff
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:18am Doug Schulkind:

@Van in DC
I was back in Maryland at the time of the traffic stop. The state troopers are very tough in Maryland now, but I don't remember what the scene was in 1979.

How-dee, Carmichael!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:18am northguineahills:

Hey seeing William Parker live (w/ Mathew Shipp) prodded me out of my indie dungeon. (I was six feet in front of him on the floor).
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:18am Doug Schulkind:

@Carmichael
Now no one can say I don't have a face for radio. I've got this <<<< face!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:20am Carmichael:

@IndyBob: I try to do everything by mail with our DMV. Most employees are the stereotyped surly, and the customers are from lands other than this one. They don't recognize the surliness through their non-ability to communicate.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:21am Webhamster Henry:

Linda Perhacs Returns!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:22am Goyim in the AM:

This Perhacs just snuck up on me. I was not hearing it for the first minute or two, then BAM.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:22am Uncle Michael:

Sometimes I regret that I have things I must attend to during Doug's show.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:22am Brian in UK:

Doug guess you would have taken Etta James opening for The Clash instead of those other oiks.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:23am Webhamster Henry:

That's a career: One mind blowing folk psych record followed by decades of being a dental hygienist.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:23am still b/p:

A parking ticket yesterday really ticked me off. One of the most complicated sets of restrictions/exceptions I've ever seen was posted there on a pole. Left me confused and doubtful. I went back an hour later to move it...too late. Ginsberg never howled so disturbedly.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:24am Van in DC:

@UM - me too. Work calls quite frequently for me
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:26am Doug Schulkind:

@Goyim in the AM
The BAMs make it all worth it! (You better put some ice on that.)

@Brian in UK
It was fun watching Mick try to move with 1/10 of the baddassness with which Etta James had done earlier on the same stage.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:28am Doug Schulkind:

At some point, people are going to come to the realization that they were alive at the same time as William Parker. Kids in the future will want us to tell stories.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:28am Carmichael:

@UM: I did understand/appreciate the chipper joke way back there.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:29am ndbob:

@Carmichael That was my experience in Maryland - state of Washington was in the middle - in North Dakota renewing tags took less then 5 min - even thought Jamestown is a small town, it's a regional center, so lots of services are right there - although it's a real pain if you need advanced medical care - it often requires a 200 mile round trip to get it - one reason I moved is to avoid that
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:30am Uncle Michael:

It wasn't a joke! I just wanted to know the source of Van's happiness.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:30am Uncle Michael:

Please plan to join me in the next room. www.wfmu.org...
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:30am Van in DC:

Was there a joke in there that zoooooomed over my head straight into orbit?
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:30am glenn:

you can't renew your license online?
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:31am Van in DC:

nevermind :)
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:31am Uncle Michael:

I think people just begin to assume that I'm being a wise-ass all the time.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:31am Doug Schulkind:

I just renewed my license by mail, but in Pennsyltucky, you still have to go have a new photo taken every four years.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:31am Carmichael:

@UM: I must insist that it was.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:32am Uncle Michael:

Which, I can understand...
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:32am Goyim in the AM:

@Doug -- The BAMs are also infinitely preferable to their opposite, when suddenly you realize what you have been momentarily been enjoying may in fact be crap (examples available upon request). We need a word for those moments too, I think.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:32am ndbob:

@glenn I just moved here, so as a new resident you can't - today I registered my car
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:32am Uncle Michael:

'splain me the joke! I wanna know.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:33am Carmichael:

... Chipper, Van. Much like peeping, Tom.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:35am Carmichael:

I'd recognize this Irie echo anywhere.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:35am Brian in UK:

Doug, what do you know about the other two fellas?
www.cafeoto.co.uk...
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:36am Van in DC:

well...I AM still peeping in on the eventim site hitting refresh from time to time to see if I can nab a 2nd ticket...
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:36am Doug Schulkind:

Don't know Dikeman. Drake is a brilliant percussionist. Love him.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:38am joe:

I was reading something the other day where they stated that Dub was the music of Spring and you know what I've never really thought about it but I think I might have to agree with that.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:41am Brian in UK:

Thanks Doug, decisions, going to see Nick Lowe the day after.

@joe that bouncing dub bassline always puts a zip in your step. Irieites.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:42am Doug Schulkind:

Dub really cleans out the cobwebs.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:43am northguineahills:

Shazam should develop a bird call app.... (can't ID this wren species that's been chirping on my fire escape the last week)/
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:44am Doug Schulkind:

@Goyim in the AM
MABs?
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:44am earrie:

I doubt you'd ever regret attending the Parker/Drake/Dikeman show, Brian.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:44am Doug Schulkind:

@Carmichael
At first I thought you wrote "Irish" echo and I was confused.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:47am Goyim in the AM:

Saw Brötzmann, Parker and Drake in Frankfurt a couple days after Peter Kowald died, one of the most moving and beautiful concerts I've ever seen. That was also the night I noticed the "7 things" Parker does, which, given the majestic beauty on display, made me question my concept of virtuosity.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:49am Goyim in the AM:

@Doug -- Short for "Moments After Bullshit-realization".
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:49am earrie:

Hey @ngh. The Cornell Bird Lab has put together a pretty decent packing their expertise -- www.allaboutbirds.org...

Sound files sorta brutally only on individual pages. Related species way way down at the bottom.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:50am Uncle Michael:

I hope Mike Sin shows up to hear the dub I screwed him out of last week.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:50am Doug Schulkind:

@Goyim in the AM
Kowald's death is still just so shocking.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:52am listener james from westwood:

Suitable sound effects in this Premiers cut, with rain easing into the north of NJ (just thankful it ain't snow for once!!).
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:52am northguineahills:

I saw Kowald play a duet w/ Toshio Kajiwara a few days before he died. One of the most amazing music experiences of my life.

Thanks earrie!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:55am Carmichael:

"Be-gorrah gorrah gorrah ...."
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:55am earrie:

You're welcome. I was surprised not to find a tabular listing of species in a taxonomic group. Eg. Photo, name, range, audio file.

Clickclick clickclick. That's an advertising, model, not an educational model.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:56am ndbob:

excellent show Doug!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:56am northguineahills:

@earrie: Looks like a winter wren, sounds almost like a house wren, but not quite. (but bird calls locally vary)/
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:56am Brian in UK:

Well that's done booked Mr Parker. Scary thing is I know all my credit card details by heart after the marathon.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:57am Van in DC:

THANKS DOUG!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:57am Brian in UK:

Good job, Doug.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 11:58am Doug Schulkind:

Fun fun fun fun fun! Thanks for hanging out with me everyone!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:58am Van in DC:

Ha! I know what you mean Brian in UK.

--- listener #133634 :)
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 11:59am Uncle Michael:

Thanks Doug! I love this track.
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 12:00pm northguineahills:

W00! thanks Doug!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 12:00pm still b/p:

That's a good set, that.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 12:00pm duke:

Thanks Sir Doug!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 12:01pm Uncle Michael:

Pre-warmed.
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 12:01pm Brian in UK:

112025 signing off.

So Van you coming to the UK?
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 12:01pm Van in DC:

That was quite a wonderful closing number!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 12:01pm Van in DC:

yep Brian! I am! I will be at the Sept 10th show!
Avatar    Fri. 3/28/14 12:02pm listener james from westwood:

Huge thanks, Doug, for the fine show!
Avatar Fri. 3/28/14 12:02pm Doug Schulkind:

Thanks to all y'all for making it so danged pleasurable!
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