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Options June 5, 2014: Close Your Eyes

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Doris Day with the André Previn Trio  Close Your Eyes   Options Sex Kittens in Hi-Fi: The Blondes  DGC  1996  CD  From 1962    0:00:00 ()
Peggy Lee  Waiting for the Train to Come In   Options Collectors Series  Capitol  1990  CD  From 1945    0:05:05 ()
Lee Wiley with Stan Freeman and Cy Walter  Fools Fall in Love   Options There's No Business Like Show Business: The Magical Songs of Irving Berlin  CBS  1978  LP  From 1951    0:08:20 ()
Margaret Whiting  This Can't Be Love   Options Moonlight in Vermont  ASV/Living Era  2000  CD  with Frank DeVol and His Orchestra; from 1947    0:11:20 ()
Annie Ross  Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea   Options All That Jive  Savoy Jazz  2003  CD  From 1952    0:13:41 ()
Helen Humes  If I Could Be with You One Hour Tonight   Options This Is Art Deco  Columbia Legacy  1993  CD  From 1975    0:16:23 ()
Keely Smith  When Day Is Done   Options I Wish You Love  Capitol  1957  LP      0:19:49 ()
Rosemary Clooney  You Started Something   Options The Essential Rosemary Clooney  Columbia Legacy  2004  CD  From 1947    0:23:40 ()
Dolores Gray  You Go to My Head   Options Warm Brandy  EMI  1998  CD  From 1957    0:26:32 ()
Julie London  The Thrill Is Gone   Options Julie...At Home  EMI  1996  CD  From 1960    0:29:53 ()
 
Friends from Rio Project  Mas Que Nada   Options Friends from Rio Project  Farout Recordings  2014  CD    *   0:40:07 ()
Juncal y Sus Calistros  Tequila   Options Gipsy Rhumba: The Original Rhythm of Gipsy Rhumba in Spain 1965-74  Soul Jazz  2014  CD  From 1971  *   0:43:14 ()
The Doors  Spanish Caravan   Options Waiting for the Sun  Elektra  1968  LP      0:46:56 ()
Alien Whale  Anointus Venomous Atlanticus   Options Astral Projections and Suicidal Thoughts  Care in the Community  2014  CD    *   0:49:43 ()
Marc Wirtz  America Sundae   Options Hothouse Smiles  Capitol  1973  LP      0:59:26 ()
Sylvie Vartan  Suzan   Options Sympathie  BMG/Culture Factory  2012  CD  From 1972    1:02:40 ()
The Kinks  Mindless Child of Motherhood   Options single  Reprise  1970  45      1:05:32 ()
The Beta Band  Dry the Rain   Options The Three E.P.s  Astralwerks  1999  CD  From 1997    1:08:50 ()
Matthew Fisher  It's So Easy   Options I'll Be There  RCA  1974  LP      1:14:38 ()
Lydia Marcelle  The Girl He Needs   Options The Rebel Kind: Girls with Guitars 3  Ace  2014  CD  From 1967  *   1:18:33 ()
The Silos  Miles Away   Options Hasta La Victoria!  Watermelon  1993  CD      1:20:34 ()
Dan Melchior  Swamp!   Options Live at Philly Record Exchange  Stale Heat  2014  Cassette  3/4/14  *   1:24:56 ()
 
 
Single File: a bunch of 45s played in random order all in a line
Rastus  Lazy Kind of Day   Options   Neighborhood  1972  45      1:36:36 ()
Gene Page  Love Starts After Dark   Options   Arista  1980  45  Featuring Charmaine Sylvers    1:39:17 ()
Snips  Waiting for Tonight   Options   Jet  1978  45      1:42:33 ()
Mickey & Sylvia  This Is My Story   Options   RCA Victor  1960  45      1:45:08 ()
Kitty Wells  If I Was a Bottle   Options   MCA  1973  45      1:47:46 ()
River City  Hawkins Farm   Options   Enterprise  1973  45      1:50:31 ()
Philamore Lincoln  You're the One   Options   Epic  1970  45      1:53:15 ()
Lois  Press Play and Record   Options   K  1992  45      1:56:18 ()
Joe Tex  Woman Like That, Yeah   Options   Dial  1967  45      1:58:06 ()
The Marathons  Talkin' Trash   Options   Arvee  1961  45      2:01:14 ()
 
Muyei Power  Wali Bena   Options Sierra Leone in the 1970s USA  Soundway  2014  CD    *   2:13:33 ()
Bongos Ikwue  Show Me a Virgin (In a Maternity Ward)   Options African Twang: Country Songs from the Motherland - Doug Schulkind's 2014 Marathon Premium  WFMU  2014  CD-R    *   2:19:39 ()
Ai Aso  Most Children Do   Options Lone  Editions Mega  2013  LP      2:24:54 ()
Blue Orchids  Conscience   Options Agents of Change  Rough Trade  1982  EP      2:28:27 ()
Roy Montgomery  Long Night   Options 324 E 13th Street #7  Yellow Electric  2014  LP  90s home recordings  *   2:31:39 ()
King Crimson  Trio   Options Starless and Bible Black  E.G.  1974  LP      2:35:03 ()
Roger Eno  When the City Sleeps   Options Little Things Left Behind 1988-1998  All Saints  2014  CD  From 1988  *   2:40:06 ()
Eno/Hyde  To Us All   Options Someday World  Opal/Warp  2014  CD    *   2:44:40 ()
K. Leimer  Ceylon   Options A Period of Review: Original Recordings 1975-1983  ReRVNG International  2014  CD  From 1978    2:48:00 ()
June Christy  Day-Dream   Options The Misty Miss Christy  Capitol  1956  LP      2:50:50 ()
Les Paul and Mary Ford  Goodbye My Love   Options The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise  Shamrock  1974  LP  50s radio broadcast    2:53:48 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:02am DeaconDave:

Love this intro
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:02am Cheri Pi:

happyhappyhappyhappyhappyhappyhappyhappyhappy
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:03am DeaconDave:

Good morning Joe!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:03am Van in DC:

Hi!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:03am V Priceless:

Mornin' Joe and McGaskites!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:03am common:

wha? wha? nope! Yep! guuuum! boing! radio!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:03am Ken From Hyde Park:

Happy happy boing boing!
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 9:03am pierre:

Good Morning Joe and US folks !
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:04am Sem Chumbo:

Hiya, Joe, and all. Doris swings it, sort of.
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 9:04am Andrew Waterloo:

boingboingboingboingboingboingboing
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:04am Guido from Cologne:

Who put Doris on the right channell?
C'mon Doris, enter the center!

Hi Joe!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:06am doca:

Hi, Joe, Guido, Sem Chumbo, Andrew, Ken, common and all! Today is my 27th birthday :)
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:07am Joe McG:

Hi, everybody! Happy birthday, doca!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:07am Guido from Cologne:

Hey Doca! :-)
     Thu. 6/5/14 9:07am 12539:

Feliz aniversario, doca!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:08am doca:

I've once read a piece on Peggy Lee the jazz cellist in which an old lady went to see her show in Vancouver only to discover that it wasn't Peggy Lee the singer (and forgetting that she was already deceased by the time of the article)
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:08am Guido from Cologne:

Happy birthday, doca!
Happy birthday, Dagmar Krause!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:09am doca:

Thanks, Guido, Joe and 12539! Oh Dagmar Krause's birthday was yesterday...I guess I'll have to stick with Mark Wahlberg and Pancho Villa
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:10am DCE:

morning, all
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:11am common:

happy happy, doca!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:11am Sem Chumbo:

@doca: um marco importan!
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 9:12am Stevel:

Gut morgan! Another show that I hurry to catch the opening, not to mention the rest. Ahhhh, WFMU.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:12am doca:

haha thanks! Consider youselves all paid a round of limoncello on me
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:13am d¢ pät:

[I'll just slip into this chair in the back row and maybe he won't notice...]
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:13am Cheri Pi:

Happiest of days Doca!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:13am Cheri Pi:

BUSTED!^^^^^
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:14am Sem Chumbo:

Hey, Joe. d¢ pät's late, again.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:14am d¢ pät:

Oh hey! Hi there....I gotta note!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:15am V Priceless:

is it too early for Martinis?
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:15am d¢ pät:

Doca! 27?? What the hell does that feel like? I can't remember...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:16am V Priceless:

Happy Birthday doca!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:16am doca:

@V: depends on your time zone...
@dc: haha I think time makes things easier, or so I like to believe it
  Thu. 6/5/14 9:19am nah:

Hiya
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:19am Parq:

Enjoying this classy opening set, Joe. Thanks for playing this Hume; I've never heard the verse to "If I Could Be" before.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:21am Joe McG:

@Parq: Thanks for helping out at the Record Fair! Thanks to everyone who came out and said hello!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:22am Guido from Cologne:

Diggin' the selections Joe!
The right stuff for me in the moment!
     Thu. 6/5/14 9:23am 12539:

The day sure goes by quick when you start it by closing your eyes.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:25am Joe McG:

@12539: Ha ha! As long as you don't open them again until it gets dark.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:25am common:

12539, joe indeed
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:28am Parq:

This is bringing back pleasant memories of riding with my Dad in his car in the 70s, listening to WNEW-AM. That's when I first came to like this kind of music.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:29am Joe McG:

@Parq: I'm your ersatz Jonathan Schwartz for this morning. He's not on this early, so...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:30am Fernando M P:

Feliz aniversário @doca!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:31am doca:

Valeu, Fernando!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:31am d¢ pät:

I feel like my dad...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:32am common:

I feel like my dad, dcp. why is that?
  Thu. 6/5/14 9:33am Laura L:

An opening set to bring back memories real or imagined.... Thanks, Joe--it's perfection.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:34am doca:

I feel like I'm listening to Monica, specially those last songs she used to play.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:35am DeaconDave:

Nice start this morning Joe
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:35am d¢ pät:

Becuase this is music he might have liked.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:35am doca:

@Joe: what's your background music now?
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:37am Parq:

Doca, the Monica connection definitely came to my mind too,
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:39am common:

oui
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 9:40am Michele:

Good Morning Joe
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:41am Joe McG:

Why, good morning, dear Michele!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:41am V Priceless:

nice!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:41am nickybones:

good to meet you, too, joe! fun volleying with you at the swag table sunday!
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 9:43am KK:

morning joe, morning everyone - nice vibe this morning!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:43am Joe McG:

@nicky: Yes, that was fun! Thanks for helping out!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:44am Marcel M:

Hi Joe. Was nice to meet you Sunday.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:44am nickybones:

absolutely! loving the show today. perfect for drying off at my desk.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:45am Joe McG:

You, too, Marcel! You and your wife are such nice people!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:47am Marcel M:

Aw, shucks, you too! Digging this Gipsy Rhumba!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:47am Guido from Cologne:

Doors?
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:47am Greg from Bloomfield:

Morning, Joe + everybody! Hope I didn't miss too many Record Fair Finds...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:47am V Priceless:

cool meeting u Sunday, Joe! Also meant to say thanks for all your help with the marathon swag, too! : )
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:48am Cecile:

hola! busy! But I'll try to poke my head in later in the show.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:48am d¢ pät:

Wow, FMU dj actually played the Doors??? ROCK!
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 9:48am Michele:

JOE! The Doors???! Awesome!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:48am Cecile:

Scott played a deep cut on Monday.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:49am DCE:

always makes me think of that one summer...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:49am Sem Chumbo:

Ahhn-day-lou-CHEEE-ahhh.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:50am Jim Price:

Way to go Joe! The Lizard King lives!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:50am common:

fuck yes
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:50am Cecile:

I wish he had been a real lizard, though.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:51am Cecile:

or half man, half lizard.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:51am Joe McG:

@Scott: That Doors cut goes out to Scott Williams and Jim Price!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:51am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe, thought Monica had taken this slot in the Summer schedules. I can dream, no offence.
It rained in the night here and there was a wonderful fragrance in the air walking to work, bit autuminal.

Joe, did you see me waving at the record fair. You would have needed eyes of an elf.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:52am Sem Chumbo:

@Cecile: which end up?
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:52am Joe McG:

@Brian: I dedicate the first set to Monica, who we all miss. Yes, Brian, you were the guy with the pointed hat.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:52am Cecile:

It's up to the mad scientist doing the unholy experiments.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:53am Cecile:

what happend to Monica?
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:53am V Priceless:

gotta be the bottom half of Morrison, so he could have a tail, no?
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:54am Marcel M:

Members of Talibam! USA is a Monster and Necking.... nice.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:54am Sem Chumbo:

EX-cellent. An Island of Dr. Moreau thing.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:55am d¢ pät:

oh so Williams started the Doors trend, eh? I think you all should keep it going...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:55am DCE:

Alien Whale, knocking it out of the universe
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:55am Joe McG:

@Cecile: Nothin'! She's just taking some time off.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:55am Cheri Pi:

I approve this Alien Whale.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:55am Brian in UK:

It goes with my pointy head.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:56am d¢ pät:

yeah, this is the goodest.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:56am V Priceless:

note to closet proggers: King Crimson tix on sale tomorrow - this time out, featuring THREE drummers & Mel Collins!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:56am Cecile:

oh, thank God. You get to be a certain age and you just never know.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:56am Joe McG:

@dc pat: Who will be next to play a cut from "Waiting for the Sun"? Which, come to think of it, would be a better track for the likes of today...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:56am Cecile:

VP - that sounds both exciting and horrifying at the same time.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:57am Cecile:

which kind of sums up the career of King Crimson.
  Thu. 6/5/14 9:57am Santos L Halper:

Swallowed by the whale...and loving it!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:57am Marcel M:

I can't decide if I want to go see King Crimson or not..
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:57am Marcel M:

But I'm certainly going to buy Sleep tickets tomorrow.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:58am d¢ pät:

lot of choices from that album..
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:58am V Priceless:

@ Cecile - I know exactly what you mean!
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 9:58am KK:

i'm likin the alien whale too Cheri Pi. perfect rainy day noize
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:58am Brian in UK:

@VP I was boasting on Bill Mac's show that I have 'In the Court of the Crimson King' Parts 1&2 45rpm. VG condition. Offers.
Fripp looks like someones grandad.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:59am Cecile:

they give you Starless and Bible Black. And then they give you Beat and The Power to Believe.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:59am V Priceless:

Alien Whale got me thinkin' of ol' Fripper!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 9:59am Cecile:

I once called him in a review "the stern and withholding father figure of progressive rock." hahahhaha
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:01am Cecile:

this is really Andy Kim, right? :D
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:02am Brian in UK:

Grocer Jack.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:03am V Priceless:

@ Cecile - "stern" seems as representative a word as any, in many respects. Or maybe...ahem...."disciplined"!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:03am common:

@marcel: which members of talibam?
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:05am d¢ pät:

Yeah, King Crimson's great and all but there is now ONE WEEK UNTIL THE WORLD CUP! I better start hearing a LOT of futbol songs, dammit!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:05am sugarwolf:

sylvie!!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:05am Cecile:

disciplined, but also slightly disapproving of people not exhibiting the right amount of seriousness in his mind. And since he's the boss, this amount of seriousouss is subject to his whims...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:05am V Priceless:

be interesting to see if Fripp will be packing a Mellotron on this tour, even though that's a bit an oxymoron statement.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:06am Cecile:

hope he doesn't scratch it. ;)
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:06am V Priceless:

ooh!! Great KINKS tune!! Woo-hoo!!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:07am d¢ pät:

KKKKIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNKKKKKKKKKKSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:07am Lewis:

@dc pat: do I recall correctly that (was if 4 years ago!) you were going to build a big white board bracket? if so - how did that work out?
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:07am Brian in UK:

@d¢ pät Ever heard 'Fitball Crazy' by two Scotsmen, Robin Hall & Jimmy Macgregor?
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:08am Cheri Pi:

you could also be describing Michael Gira, who likes to start a show off with a good tisk-tisking of the audience.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:08am Cheri Pi:

What pät shrieked.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:08am Cecile:

Just play some Crazy Frog.

Michael Gira is hilarious!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:09am Cecile:

pat, you should go on Sportsy Talk.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:09am Cheri Pi:

I can no longer ever take Gira seriously again. it has to be some kind of schtick, right?
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:10am d¢ pät:

@Lewis: you are quite correct. I'm sorry to report that I bailed on that concept and just bought a bracket poster. I got too many irons in too many fires and can't make EVERYTHING...
@Brian: nope
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:10am Cecile:

Even Nick Cave got tired of being NICK CAVE
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:10am Guido from Cologne:

Good old Beta Band!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:10am d¢ pät:

@'cile: I would never talk sports with sports fans. That gives me the creeps...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:11am Marcel M:

@common: Matt Mottel
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:11am Cecile:

great stuff. held up well.

But it's Bronwyn and Jay the Poet. They don't know shit about sports, and if they do, they think they are kind of stupid. They read haiku at NFL media day for chrissakes!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:12am Guido from Cologne:

Nick Cave gettin tired ofbeing Nick Cave
I can so easily imagine ..
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:12am Lewis:

@dc pat - i hear you! so many good ideas, so little time! Enjoy the proceedings!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:12am d¢ pät:

oh, didn't know that. Sounds kind of good.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:13am Cecile:

it's kind of awesome.
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 10:13am Scott Williams:

at Primavera a few years ago, Gira was shouting from the stage "WFMU - FUCK YOU!" He came over to the tent later to ask if we heard it - cute joke: turns out Swans were listening to Ween's "Reggaejunkiejew" all day.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:13am Guido from Cologne:

You should see our "expert soccer trainers" in our pubs here.
You couldn't help loughing out!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:14am Cecile:

aw, that's kind of coo. BUt they are still kind of dopey.
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 10:14am Scott Williams:

PS - HI JOE! Thanks for the Doors dedication, and for not playing "Running Blue"
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:14am common:

@scott: that makes sense.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:14am d¢ pät:

I went to a local Liverpool-supporting bar to watch one of the last matches of the season and that creeped me right-the-fuck out. It was like a cult.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:14am Marcel M:

@Scott, Brian Turner told me that story, he told me he said something like, "Spain, overthrow your government, WFMU, FUCK YOU!" Classic...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:14am common:

@cecile: you've made me think about that a lot.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:15am Joe McG:

@Scott: "Running Blue"! THAT's the name of that horrible thing.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:16am Rev. Turnip Druid:

hey youse guys.
...and youse other guys.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:16am Cecile:

Dear world, please stop making good music.
And destroy all the good music I don't know about from the past.
I just...don't...have...time.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:16am V Priceless:

wow - Matthew Fisher! Cool! Joe's on fire, despite all this rain!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:16am d¢ pät:

ooo, you want to stay far far away from Soft Parade...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:16am Cecile:

I guess I could move to Iran, but the TV is terrible there, I've heard.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:16am Marcel M:

That he came over to the tent after to ask if you heard it makes Gira seem more cute and endearing.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:17am Cecile:

I think he needs to do a stunt cover. Also an appearance on Bob's Burgers. Then I might rethink him,
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:17am Whosondephone:

RIOT - ON!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:18am Cecile:

Morrison Hotel is pretty damn solid
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:18am d¢ pät:

^^^ what Cecile said...another reason I didn't make the giant bracket poster...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:19am Cheri Pi:

that's a cute story SW. I'll reconsider my stance with a sense of humor.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:19am Cecile:

What did I say, common?
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:20am common:

talking about swans, cecile. just that whole thingy.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:20am Cecile:

ah, cool.
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 10:22am Scott Williams:

@Marcel, good to meet you at the Record Fair! Thanks for all yours & Missus Marcel's help
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:23am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Scott W. Mantis!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:23am Marcel M:

@Scott, no problem, it was fun! I want to volunteer more. Too bad I have that annoying thing called a job on the weekdays.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:24am Lewis:

@Marcel M - aint that the truth - and mine is in Mpls...
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 10:24am tinfoil_roof_rack:

That Fisher track was excellent!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:25am Cecile:

yeah, mine too, Lewis. Just a little inconvenient...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:26am Marcel M:

@Lewis, yes that would be quite the commute!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:26am Lewis:

@Cecile - yeah there are a few of us in the twin cities, but probably not enough to merit a record fair...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:27am Greg from Bloomfield:

Holy smokes am I upset that I missed him now.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:27am Cecile:

ah, you are right Lewis.
Maybe a meet up some year?
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:27am Slater:

this DM is great
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:28am Cecile:

dan melchior for World Emperor.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:28am Marcel M:

He's really giving it to the Brooklyn kids.
  Thu. 6/5/14 10:28am Scott Williams:

Hahaaa... @Cecile & @Lewis, we did have 2 Minneapolitan volunteers at the fair this weekend. Oh, and a new intern started yesterday. Is Minneapolis the latest breeding ground for NYC emigres?
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:28am Guido from Cologne:

Dan Melchior instantly stands out ... magical ...
  Thu. 6/5/14 10:29am Santos L Halper:

Rock out Dan!
  Thu. 6/5/14 10:29am adam_nspy:

Ripping
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:29am Lewis:

@Cecile - a meet up is probably more to the scale… it is on that list of so many good ideas!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:31am Lewis:

@Scott - there is definitely a growing flow music wise. My step son is home after graduating from Sarah Lawrence and is vacillating between twin cities and nyc… he is a composer ...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:31am Guido from Cologne:

... ah ... enjoyed the terre t. - stream live ... but this is even better ..
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:32am Cecile:

Scott, as much as Detroit and Ann Arbor seem to be almost bedroom communities for NYC.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:32am Sem Chumbo:

Saw the whole Melchior set from the Record Fair. Just great!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:33am KP:

Hullo, Joe
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:33am Cecile:

Twin Cities has a seriously good trad and modern classical scene. Innova is out of here.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:34am common:

yo, philly record exchange!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:34am KP:

urgh, interviews
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:35am DeaconDave:

yo, Princeton Record Exchange
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:35am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Speaking of job interviews: The missus just gave notice at current (hellhole) employer. After a couple years of sneaky interviewing, finally... sweet relief...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:36am Cecile:

yayay for missus rev
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:36am bobdoesthings:

morning all... man am I really late to work today sheeesh...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:37am Rev. Turnip Druid:

There's also "I Wanna Be Lazy" by Kin Ping Meh, if there's a theme to be had here...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:37am Marcel M:

Whats up Bob. Two days in a row?!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:37am Cheri Pi:

Horn rock!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:38am Joe McG:

@Rev: Good one!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:38am d¢ pät:

Nice Rev.. mrs. dc pat is in a similar hellhole boat right now. Nice to know there is hope.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:40am bobdoesthings:

@marcel.. well yesterday was only like 20 mins late... this morning I forgot to set alarms and am over an hour late and now im chatting it ip on the comments boards.. Im the worst
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:40am bobdoesthings's boss:

Uh bob, can you step into my office for a minute?...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:40am Rev. Turnip Druid:

DCP: there is indeed hope, but in her case it took a crazy long time. The scenario is tough: us professional-grade persons "of a certain age" competing with recent grads who will work for peanuts & have no combat experience...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:41am bobdoesthings:

oh no! boss.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:43am d¢ pät:

nail on the head @rev. You gotta balance how much bullshit you can take in the comfort of the current job with the never ending fraying of interviewing for another possible hellhole...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:43am Marcel M:

Oh boy, be a good boy Bob!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:43am Lewis:

@Rev. gets a bit nail-bitey doesn't it!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:43am Marcel M:

The WFMU comments board reminds me of this: xkcd.com...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:44am Greg from Bloomfield:

I wonder what this place's policy is re: freelancers jumping up and dancing on their desks...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:44am Cecile:

hahhahahha, marcel. I love that cartoon.

Rev, and Lewis, looking forward to that scenario once I finish my graphic design certificate.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:44am common:

dcp: absotutely
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:45am Rev. Turnip Druid:

No slamdancing, no desk-diving.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:46am bobdoesthings:

@Marcel... awww
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:46am Marcel M:

@Cecile: Me too, I have a programmer friend who loves it and I only really know it through the ones he sends me. He has witnessed me on here before and sent that to me.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:46am Cecile:

Sylvia Robinson - it's good to be the Queen.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:46am Marcel M:

@Bob I'm getting all Maudlin with this music.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:47am Marcel M:

I have a confession to make. I say no to clients so I can hear certain favorite shows live. Haha
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:48am bobdoesthings:

@marcel. if you told that to andy breckman he'd make fun of you for sure.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:49am Lewis:

@Cecile - keep me posted, we have a group that uses freelancers and I could make introductions...
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 10:49am KK:

@marcel wow that xkcd goes right to the feels. also re: turning down clients...you've got your priorities in check!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:49am Brian in UK:

@Marcel you are on the twelve step AWAY programme.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:49am Marcel M:

@BOB, but he would also be surprised I had a job. And maybe impressed, since he doesn't believe that WFMU listeners are employed. I feel like he would go, "Awww... thats the sweetest thing I've ever heard." In his mocking voice.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:50am Marcel M:

@KK Yep, I need my WFMU time!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:50am doca:

@Joe: thanks for the wonderful show so far! I'll catch the rest later from the archives
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:50am Rev. Turnip Druid:

@Cecile: early congrats on that certificate!
@Lewis 10:43 -- nail-bitey? Hell yes. After getting restructured out of a longtime gig, it took 17 months of hunting & freelancing before finding another FT position. It's nuts.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:50am Van in DC:

Ah so this is the Kitty Wells that Laura so dearly loves
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:50am Joe McG:

@doca: Have a great, great b'day!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:51am Marcel M:

@Brian Hah, and I think I'll stay right there.
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 10:52am KK:

I missed terre t's last show because of a -- get this -- a friend's wedding! can you believe it!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:52am common:

kitty wells just sang my theme.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:52am Lewis:

@van - Indeed!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:53am doca:

Thanks, @Joe!
@Cecile: You were not here when I metaphorically payed everyone a round of limoncello for my birthday
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:53am Cecile:

That is so cool, Lewis. I gotta get some more work under my belt, but I might take you up on it.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:53am Brian in UK:

Are these last two both 1973? You could carbon date River City easily not Kitty.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:53am Cecile:

nice, doca!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:53am ChrisB.:

This tune defies belief. and is that a mellotron?
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:54am V Priceless:

@ ChrisB - sure sounds like one!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:55am Joe McG:

@Chris: Yes, it sure IS!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:55am Lewis:

@Cecile - no prob, standing by
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:55am Brian in UK:

Mellotrons come in lightweight packages these days.
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 10:56am northguineahills:

In the last 2.5 years, after leaving a four year gig, the most permanent gigs I've had were two 6 month gigs. Still endlessly phone interviewing. The positive ones have about 6 weeks before the second interview, etc. So much fun!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:58am Brian in UK:

Could someone rename Human Resources, Ignorant Motherfu
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:58am V Priceless:

@ Brian - not the REAL ones! Still being manufactured by hand in your neck of the woods by Streetly!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 10:59am Cecile:

Brian, I resemble that remark....
hahah
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:00am Brian in UK:

@VP I had these in mind.
www.mellotron.com...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:01am V Priceless:

@Brian - I've seen those! Here's the link to the real deal - pretty fascinating stuff: www.mellotronics.com
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 11:02am Tome:

Hello and good Morning .. gonna be a fab June indeedy.
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 11:02am KK:

signin off for today, later!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:03am bobdoesthings:

eeeek.. with that laugh, I'd avoid this girl. dealbreaker.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:03am Brian in UK:

@VP I like the idea of a REAL mellotron. Spotted in the wilds of Borneo.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:03am Joe McG:

Hello Tome, goodbye KK!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:04am V Priceless:

@bobdoes...agreed! Sheesh!
     Thu. 6/5/14 11:04am 12539:

She sounds like she has a pull string in her back.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:04am Van in DC:

So the Smithsonian American Indian museum (where the Mitsitam cafe is) is having a Bolivian fest today. Looks my lunch today will consist of: Mondogo-Chili Braised Pork, Alligator Chicharron, and Bolivian Peanut Soup, and a Bolivian Milk Chocolate Quinoa Banana Bar for dessert. Yum.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:05am Cecile:

Yum is right.
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 11:05am Tome:

nice run of 7" numbers as always Joe wtg !! glad to catch it as it's happening too this morning .
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:06am Mike East:

@Van - I am incredibly jealous.
Good morning, all.
  Thu. 6/5/14 11:07am Glenn m:

Good morning!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:07am Van in DC:

I take full advantage of working right next to the National Mall in DC...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:07am d¢ pät:

Am. Indian museum cafe rules. even if you don't eat alligator...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:08am Greg from Bloomfield:

My old high school band (The Manny Trillo) covered a Lois song! I think it was called "The Trouble With Me."
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:08am Cheri Pi:

mmmmm...Indian
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:10am Van in DC:

I caught Laura's set on ustream, she was GREAT
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 11:12am Tome:

..unless it's a brooklyn italian/irish wedding of course ...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:12am common:

does alligator taste like alligator, dcp?
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:13am thedunkel:

@JoeMcGasko they were great picks for liz !
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:14am Joe McG:

Thanks, thedunkel! It was really fun!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:15am Marcel M:

Joe, what did you say about The Obelisk guy? I missed it.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:15am bobdoesthings:

@marcel.. he'll be on diane's show next
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:16am Joe McG:

@Marcel: He does this heavy web site and he's going to be spinning with Diane between 12 and 3.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:16am Marcel M:

Ahhh I see.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:16am Marcel M:

Cool thanks BOB and Joe.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:17am T_Jay Pauli:

keep pumpin the drums of self promotion .. i mean search, and love ...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:17am Cecile:

alligator IME tastes like tough fishy chicken.
I might need to try it again.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:17am Marcel M:

Off to work. Bye everyone.
  Thu. 6/5/14 11:18am Dean:

"The Obelisk guy?" That's a coincidence, because I wanted to ask Van in DC if he'd had a chance to mosey over toward Dupont Circle to dine at a restaurant called Obelisk.
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 11:18am northguineahills:

I've only had gator tail, and love it. Of course, just deep fried since it was FL.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:18am bobdoesthings:

adios marcel
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:19am Van in DC:

That's a pretty good description from what I remember, too, Cecile. Been a long time, but I'll try some here shortly again....

@Dean - nope I have not. Rarely get to Dupont area.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:20am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Jeezus. I guess I haven't hung out Dupont-wise in a while. Haven't even heard of Obelisk. The turnover of business there & 14th/U area seems intense. Hard to keep up.
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 11:21am northguineahills:

Man, Muyei Power! That was a straight up guitar solo!
  Thu. 6/5/14 11:21am Dean:

@ViDC, It's a once-in-a-lifetime kind of place, at least no more than once a year, price-wise. But, man, is it good. Elegant, charming, but not stuffy.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:24am Van in DC:

I was just looking over their website / menu / comments, and I see what you mean. Sounds interesting...
     Thu. 6/5/14 11:26am 12539:

I almost thought this was the Space Lady.
  Thu. 6/5/14 11:26am Dean:

I hope to head to DC in September to attend a conference, visit friends, and yes, maybe even dine at Obelisk. Saving my pennies.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:26am Van in DC:

I have to run to a meeting, and then hey! I'll catch ya alligator, later! ha! Thanks Joe!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:28am Joe McG:

@Van: See you later, alligator! Enjoy the Bolivian food!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:30am d¢ pät:

I've heard of Obelisk but don't make those sorts of restaurants too often..
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 11:35am northguineahills:

Cool, new old Roy Montgomery!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:36am DCE:

one of my faves...a lovely trio
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:37am V Priceless:

Nice call, Joe!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:37am Cecile:

nice!!!!!
     Thu. 6/5/14 11:37am 12539:

This is the one where Bruford gets credit for not playing the drums.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:38am Joe McG:

@12539: "admirable restraint"
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:39am DCE:

oh to be in the woods listening to this...
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:40am V Priceless:

gotta love those Mello flutes!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:40am Cecile:

I think The The might have borrowed a bit from this...
     Thu. 6/5/14 11:41am 12539:

I just want you all to know that I didn't play drums on this track either, even though I never get any credit.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:42am DCE:

credit where credit is due, 12539. that might actually be a debit situation.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:43am V Priceless:

cool Joe! Eno bro follow-up!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:43am Joe McG:

@12539: I hate to tell you, but I didn't play drums on it before you did. I have to get my court case on the docket.
     Thu. 6/5/14 11:44am 12539:

@Joe, I wasn't playing drums before not playing drums was cool, and you know it.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:45am Joe McG:

@12539: I guess I have to admit defeat. But I'd like at least a small portion of the settlement.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:47am Cecile:

People should pay me to not drum on their records. They will be the better for it.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:50am Cecile:

ah, K. Leimer/Savant.
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 11:51am Andrew Waterloo:

He's a percussionist, they're probably paying him to not play drums , triangle, and marimba.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:51am KevinfromBayRidge:

Joe, I could arrange that for not a small %.
  Thu. 6/5/14 11:52am Dean:

You know, Max Roach didn't drum on Starless, either. And you can hear it, too, because that album SWINGS!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:52am V Priceless:

Thanks for a fab show, Joe!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:52am Cecile:

hahahhaa Dean.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:53am Joe McG:

@Dean: Ha ha!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:54am Parq:

Going in and out on the same note, eh? Fine bookends for a fine show, as always.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:54am bobdoesthings:

great show joe!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:54am Joe McG:

@Parq: You caught me! Thanks, VP, and thanks to everyone for listening and commenting. Have a great rest of week and weekend!
     Thu. 6/5/14 11:55am 12539:

Thanks, Joe. (And please don't bother to thank me for all the records I didn't play during your show.)
Avatar Thu. 6/5/14 11:55am northguineahills:

Mighty fine outing, Joe. Thanks again!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:55am Cecile:

don't thank me, just pay me.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:56am Kurt Gottschalk:

lovely final set, skipper.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:56am DCE:

I love Les Paul's quick licks on these old tracks...what a player!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:56am Brian in UK:

Good work, Joe.
  Thu. 6/5/14 11:57am Jack:

Nice show, enjoyed the variety.
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:57am KevinfromBayRidge:

Twas a beautiful thing!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:58am nah:

This was all very good, thanks much!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:58am Greg from Bloomfield:

Thanks, Joe!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:58am SeanG:

yes fun show indeed!
Avatar    Thu. 6/5/14 11:58am DCE:

it's like an old-time variety show, indeed...just need two pairs of singing twins...
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