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Options July 17, 2014: Well, I Wake Up in the Morning (with Special Guest John Otway)

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Bugaloos  The Senses of Our World   Options Bugaloos  Capitol  1970  LP      0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Harumi  Hurry Up Now   Options Produced by Tom Wilson: Irwin's 2014 Marathon Premium  WFMU  2014  CD-R  From 1968  *   0:05:19 (Pop‑up)
The Bats  My Way   Options Volume 1  Flying Nun/Captured Tracks  2014  CD  from 1st EP, 1984  *   0:08:50 (Pop‑up)
Bad Family  Off to Bed   Options Bad Family  Unwound  2014  LP    *   0:11:36 (Pop‑up)
The Cleaners from Venus  The Tear Collector   Options Number Thirteen  Captured Tracks  2014  CD  From 1990  *   0:15:41 (Pop‑up)
Linda Smith  Confidence   Options All The Stars That Never Were: An Introduction to Linda Smith  Juniper Tree Songs  2014  Cassette  From 1988  *   0:19:10 (Pop‑up)
The Rave-Ups  Positively Lost Me   Options Town + Country  Fun Stuff  1985  LP      0:23:13 (Pop‑up)
The dB's  Amplifier   Options Like This  Bearsville  1984  LP      0:29:40 (Pop‑up)
The Flatmates  One Last Kiss   Options single  Archdeacon of Pop  2013  45      0:38:41 (Pop‑up)
Patrick D. Martin  Computer Datin'   Options Patrick D. Martin  I.R.S.  1981  EP      0:41:04 (Pop‑up)
Shonen Knife  Jet Shot   Options Overdrive  Good Charamel  2014  CD    *   0:43:29 (Pop‑up)
Johnny Winter  Birds Can't Row Boats   Options Winter Essentials 1960-1967  Fuel 2000  2003  CD  From 1967; R.I.P.    0:47:16 (Pop‑up)
Sylvie Vartan  C'est un jour à rester couché (It's a Day to Stay in Bed)   Options La Maritza  Sony Music/Culture Factory  2012  CD  From 1968 (times two!); Here's Sylvie selling it live a year later    0:50:12 (Pop‑up)
Samantha Jones  I Go to Sleep   Options Kinky Girls: Dark Night of the Soul's 2014 Premium  WFMU  2014  CD-R  From 1970  *   0:57:01 (Pop‑up)
Jerry Cole  Every Window in the City   Options Night Walker: The Jack Nitzsche Story, Volume 3  Ace  2014  CD  From 1965  *   0:59:46 (Pop‑up)
Gary Byrd Experience  To You Beautiful Black Sister   Options Presenting the Gary Byrd Experience  Sony Music/Get On Down  2014  CD  From 1972  *   1:02:17 (Pop‑up)
Society Inc.  Disc Jockey Jam   Options Movements 6  Tramp  2014  CD  From 1974; also apparently released at some point as "Precious Weed"  *   1:05:30 (Pop‑up)
Lenis Guess  That Beat's Got the Devil in It   Options The Story of Lenis Guess  Tramp  2014  CD  From 1973  *   1:08:36 (Pop‑up)
Third Coast Kings  Moving in the Night   Options West Grand Boulevard  Record Kicks  2014  CD    *   1:10:56 (Pop‑up)
Annette Peacock  Flashbacks   Options I Belong to a World That's Destroying Itself  Ironic  2014  CD  From 1968  *   1:14:09 (Pop‑up)
Ron Rose  Bowling Ball Boogie   Options Heavy Jelly: Essential Instrumentals  Sub Rosa  2014  CD  From 1960  *   1:17:35 (Pop‑up)
Cy Wagner Orchestra with Mary and Marty  Mah-Mah Limbo   Options Trapped: Sixteen R&B and Early Soul Stompers  Pancho  2014  LP  at 45; probably late 50s  *   1:19:33 (Pop‑up)
Mel Smith & The Night Riders  Pretty Plaid Skirt (And Long Black Sox)   Options Beat from Badsville, Vol. 2  Stag-O-Lee  2014  CD  From 1959  *   1:21:14 (Pop‑up)
MIghty Duke  Be Your Self   Options Tropical Disco Hustle  Cultures of Soul  2014  CD  From 1977  *   1:23:26 (Pop‑up)
Single File: a bunch of 45s in a row
Gary Toms  Stand Up and Shout   Options single  p.i.p.  1978  45      1:34:19 (Pop‑up)
The Students  Every Day of the Week   Options single  Chess  1961  45      1:36:40 (Pop‑up)
Doris Duke  How Was I to Know You Cared   Options single  Canyon  1970  45      1:39:10 (Pop‑up)
Hüsker Dü  Makes No Sense at All   Options single  SST  1985  45      1:41:43 (Pop‑up)
Steppenwolf  Rock Me   Options single  Dunhill-abc  1969  45      1:44:11 (Pop‑up)
Monsoon  Tomorrow Never Knows   Options single  The Mobile Suit Corporation  1982  45      1:47:54 (Pop‑up)
Jim Nesbitt  Bars Put Me Behind These Bars   Options single  Chart  1973  45      1:51:30 (Pop‑up)
John Otway and Wild Willy Barrett  Really Free   Options single  Polydor  1977  45      1:53:59 (Pop‑up)
John Otway  Green Green Grass of Home   Options single  Stiff  1980  45      1:56:37 (Pop‑up)
John Otway  Misty Mountain   Options The Patron Saint of Losers: The John Otway Anthology 1972-2007  Castle Music / Sanctuary  2007  CD  From 1972    2:05:24 (Pop‑up)
John Otway  Interview   Options             2:08:19 (Pop‑up)
John Otway and Wild Willy Barrett  Schnot   Options Deep and Meaningless  Polydor  1978  LP      2:28:32 (Pop‑up)
John Otway and Wild Willy Barrett  D.K. 50/80   Options Deep Thought  Stiff  1980  LP      2:31:51 (Pop‑up)
John Otway and Wild Willy Barrett  Bluey Green   Options John Otway & Wild Willy Barrett  Polydor  1977  LP      2:36:09 (Pop‑up)
John Otway  Hurting Her More   Options Where Did I Go Right?  Polydor  1979  LP      2:36:45 (Pop‑up)
John Otway  Rumpelstiltskin   Options The Patron Saint of Losers: The John Otway Anthology 1972-2007  Castle Music / Sanctuary  2007  CD  From 2002    2:39:36 (Pop‑up)
John Otway and Wild Willy Barrett  I Did It Otway   Options I Did It Otway  Stiff  1981  EP  nice Wild Willy tribute    2:42:43 (Pop‑up)
John Otway  The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance   Options Deep Thought  Stiff  1980  LP      2:47:35 (Pop‑up)
John Otway  Geneve   Options The Patron Saint of Losers: The John Otway Anthology 1972-2007  Castle Music / Sanctuary  2007  CD  "Walt Disney version" from 1978    2:50:37 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 9:03am DCE:

Hi joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 9:03am common:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:03am Andrew Waterloo:

Good morning
  🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:04am 12539:

Yipping and boinging, you know the drill.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 9:04am northguineahills:

Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 9:04am Cheri Pi:

All aboard.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:05am Sem Chumbo:

Hiya, Joe. Up, up and away;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:06am Guido from Cologne:

Hello Joe!
Your "Sunshine Pop"-Premium is a treasure chest!
Arrived yesterday and listened 3 times already.
Is this Bugalus a takeout or a new arrival?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 9:08am Marcel M:

Hello people hello Joe hello world
  Thu. 7/17/14 9:08am OTB:

Sounds like we're off to a pretty good start this morning...musically speaking, anyway.... Mornin' ever-body.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:10am Joe McG:

Good morning, beautiful people. @Guido: I just got this LP a little while ago or it might've gone on! Thanks for the kind words.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:10am V Priceless:

Hey Joe!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 9:12am Fernando M P:

I love when the morning goes pop. Thanks Joe!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 9:13am GeesyCreesy:

Yo, Joe! Morning, all.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:14am Looms:

Hi Joe and everyone!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 9:15am glenn:

johnny winter died.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:16am Joe McG:

@glenn: If you know what comp that "Birds Row Boats" song is on, I'll play it!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:17am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Cleanus from Veners!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:18am Rev. Turnip Druid:

What it is!
  Thu. 7/17/14 9:18am Brendan:

Hi Joe,
Your swag gifts arrived . Really nice - thanks.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:19am Joe McG:

@brendan: Excellent! Anyone who hasn't gotten their swag should get it in the next couple of weeks. We've got armies in every day and we're working hard.
  Thu. 7/17/14 9:19am Cal Zone!:

Joe..Birds Cant Row Boats is on first vol of Acid Visions, also Mindrockers series, and it shows up numerous tims on Johnny Winter comps including one called 'Birds Can't Row Boats'!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:21am Joe McG:

Thanks, Cal, I'll have a look during a longer tune!
  🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:21am 12539:

All hail the Armies of Swag!
  Thu. 7/17/14 9:23am Cal Zone!:

Some other good early Winter tracks are 'Comin Up Fast' by the 'Great Believers', and 'Easy Lovin' Girl by Roy Head
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 9:24am Cheri Pi:

I gott get those CfV reissues
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 9:25am common:

man, haven't heard this rave-ups tune forever. nice, joe!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 9:25am SmokinJ:

Lovin' The Rave-Ups! Howdy Joe!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 9:25am Cheri Pi:

Wow, this song was a heavy play on radio in the 80's. still sounds great.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:27am Joe McG:

I've had this one in my head all week. "She loves me, she loves me not..."
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 9:28am SmokinJ:

Story of my life... :)
  Thu. 7/17/14 9:29am goyim in the am:

A lovely tune, but the drum sound is SO OBNOXIOUS.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 9:29am Marcel M:

Thats the sound of the 80s Goyim! I agree it can get hard to take.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 9:30am Cheri Pi:

It's getting jangly in here!!
  Thu. 7/17/14 9:31am Jack:

Haven't heard this in a while, one of my favorite songs, dB's were great
  🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:33am 12539:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 9:35am common:

I remember seeing sixteen candles and seeing the rave-ups written on molly ringwald's binder.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 9:36am Marcel M:

@Common: oh man thats so dreamy!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 9:42am Cheri Pi:

This song is on another great WFMU premium.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:44am Joe McG:

@Cheri: Do you remember which one?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 9:44am Greg from Bloomfield:

Morning Joe + everybody!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:46am Roberto:

Has to be one of EFD's.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:46am Joe McG:

Hey, Greg, how goes it?
  Thu. 7/17/14 9:48am Cal Zone!:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 9:49am DCE:

RIP Johnny
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:49am adrian in mpls:

morning all! anyone ever seen shonen knife live? how was it? they're coming to the twin cities in a couple of months and was thinking about going
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 9:50am Cheri Pi:

Not of the top of my head Joe, but all the songs are about the electronic age. I'll look at it tonight.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:51am Joe McG:

@adrian: Saw them ages ago, in the 90s. They have mostly a new line-up now, but I hear they have a lot of energy. Might go myself when they swing around here in the fall.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 9:54am Lewis:

Right! Joe just did one of those things that I love about wfmu!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 9:55am Lewis:

ps - I too got my swag! thanks Joe!
  Thu. 7/17/14 9:56am anton:

gotta love freeform radio! great track btw
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:56am Ken From Hyde Park:

Usually, when a song is played twice, it's by accident and the DJ makes some excuse. Here, the DJ says that he's about to do and makes it happen.
  🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:56am 12539:

(Should it be listed twice in the playlist?)
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:58am Joe McG:

@12539: Trying to keep me honest, eh? :)
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 9:58am Roberto:

Yes, it must be listed again, or at least flagged as having been played twice.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 9:59am Cecile:

RIP Johnny Winter.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:00am Cheri Pi:

Swagless in Cincinnati :( Maybe today will be the day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:00am Cal Zone!:

Great set Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:02am Lewis:

The work-a-day world beacons - carry on all!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:03am Cecile:

I hope, Joe, that you know the version of Amplifier from the dBs album Repercussion
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:03am DCE:

I could see the air quotes when he said "TV"
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:04am Joe McG:

I do, Cecile, but I thought of the transition that second and just grabbed what I saw from the shelf. I prefer the first version. Oh well!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:05am Cecile:

Also, when LeBron signed with the Cavs, how come nobody played "Burn On" by Randy Newman. It seemed appropriate.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:07am Cecile:

oh, that's OK. Just wanted to make sure. :D

Like This was one of those albums I disliked at first, and my friends told me to listen to it because it was great. Then I liked it for a while cause I was seeing them live. But then I pulled it out ten years ago and it was still awfull.
  Thu. 7/17/14 10:07am marmalade kitty:

incredibly patronising track, sad that it was felt necessary
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:08am adrian in mpls:

@ Joe -- thanks for the info!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:08am Joe McG:

@Kitty: Yeah, a bit ridiculous. DJs shouldn't make records, ha ha. Except the Big Bopper.
  Thu. 7/17/14 10:09am marmalade kitty:

that it was.. Mr. Byrd
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:09am Cecile:

Kitty, sentiments from that track are still being played out today.
  Thu. 7/17/14 10:10am marmalade kitty:

It's all in the mind :)
  Thu. 7/17/14 10:12am Brendan:

Frankenstiens keyboard solo thinks that last songs solo was badass funky
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:12am Santos L Halper:

Hey Joe! Celebrating Swagmas in July this week. It's a Sunshine Day was the first one i put on; very groovy. Thanks!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:14am Joe McG:

Glad you liked it, Santos! @Cheri: I'm heartbroken that your swag hasn't reached you yet, but it will soon!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:15am Cecile:

dude, she has a friend Raven. she is offically the coolest chick ever.
I have come to love Annette.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:18am Roberto:

Oh yeah, Swagmas has been in full force for a couple of weeks up in here. There's one really creepy song on Sunshine Day that seems to play every time I'm about to go to bed.
  Thu. 7/17/14 10:18am marmalade kitty:

you should make a record joe! zepp cover?
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:18am Cheri Pi:

I'm manically checking the mailroom every 7 minutes.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:19am Cecile:

Cheri, I'm near the end of the line. I got mine. You should see it really soon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:19am Dominick:

Organ & bowling! 2 most awesome sounds
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:20am Greg from Bloomfield:

I finally finished loading all my swag CDs onto my computer...and I've already gotten way more use out of my SUW pen than I thought I was going to.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:20am Cal Zone!:

Stars on 45!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:20am Dominick:

Is this the correct speed?
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:21am Cecile:

I used my FMU flask at an SF con more than I thought. A pull of Boodles here and there makes many things more pleasant.
  Thu. 7/17/14 10:21am Brendan:

Johnny Quest, Those native chipmunks are restless. Quick get haji and bandit
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:21am Cecile:

and Mom, I mean Race.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:21am Cheri Pi:

That gives me hope C$. well, you know the old saying, the later the swag, the louder the nag?
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:23am Cecile:

hahahahahah, you gotta copyright that.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:24am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:24am Cheri Pi:

©$ !
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:24am V Priceless:

Speaking of Johnny Quest....(venture bros. anyone?)
  Thu. 7/17/14 10:24am marmalade kitty:

you mean racism - sexism?
  Thu. 7/17/14 10:24am Brendan:

Race Banner .. Indeed. What a name...
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:25am Cecile:

DAMN, I love that show.
Heard one of the creators has been sick, so they make episodes when he feels better. New episodes in 2015, hopefully.
  Thu. 7/17/14 10:25am Brendan:

Actually it was Bannon ..
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:26am Joe McG:

@Kitty: I think when I make a record it will be a Waylon Jennings cover.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:26am V Priceless:

that's weird - just realized I'm seeing any hearts next to anyone's name - ?
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:27am Cecile:

well, more the complicated relationship between black men and women and success. There are subject matter experts all over the Web who can speak to it from personal experience. I'm just an observer.
  Thu. 7/17/14 10:30am marmalade kitty:

the issues that arise from egotism.. I say
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:30am V Priceless:

@ Cecile - I didn't know that! Hopefully new episodes will happen next year then. Gotta love any show that makes cartoon characters of Iggy and Bowie!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:32am Cecile:

yeah, well, probably kitty.

And don't forget Klaus Nomi!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:34am bobdoesthings:

good morning.. yay, made it in time for single file!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:34am V Priceless:

@ C - that's right! How could I forget him??
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:36am Claw!:

Good morning, Joe! Good morning, All! I'm late, but I'm here. :)
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:37am Cecile:

VP: Jacket!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:37am Marcel M:

Woah, is this the same kid in The Teenagers?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:38am Marcel M:

Frankie Lymon?
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:38am Joe McG:

@Marcel: No, but he's a good imitator! Maybe his brother!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:39am Marcel M:

Wow, I could have sworn it was The Teenagers. Dead on!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:39am Cecile:

VP, you caught them and James Urbaniak on the Best Show, right? It's worth visiting, it's a pretty hilarious interview.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:39am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe from a hot place.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:40am Joe McG:

@Brian: Warm in the UK today or are you in hell now?
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:40am V Priceless:

@ C - no! Thanks for the tip!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:42am Marcel M:

Ah Doris Duke, I think it was you, Joe, who turned me onto I'm a Looser. Freaking love that song. Bought the LP after hearing it.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:42am Brian in UK:

Heaven is hot too.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:42am Cecile:

it is so weird to hear them talking as regular people.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:42am common:

yea, husker!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:42am Brian in UK:

Recovering from birthday yesterday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:43am Greg from Bloomfield:

Maybe not the first Huskers song I heard, but definitely the first I became completely obsessed with.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:43am joe:

'ello folks
So Joe you peaked my curiosity. Jimmer has a site jimmermusic.com and put out a solo album last summer and as recently as June "The Rave Ups" played a show.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:43am Joe McG:

@Marcel: So glad. One of my favorite "deep" soul Lps ever. @Brian: Happy Belated Birthday, my friend!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:43am holland oats:

think the rest of the office would mind if i took this one out of my headphones & blasted it on the speakers?
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:43am Brian in UK:

This could be a Sugar outake or vice versa.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:43am Joe McG:

@joe: Thanks for the info! I must check out Jimmer!!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:44am Cecile:

the beginning of the end for the "du" but what a way to go out.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:45am Brian in UK:

Thanks Joe, stopped counting after sixty.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:45am V Priceless:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:45am MD:

OH Yesss 1985 at Down town Beirut!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:46am Greg from Bloomfield:

Did he just say "No Justin Bieber awaiting her tomorrow"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:46am common:

that's what i thought i heard, greg!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:46am MD:

Chop me down and count my rings!!!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:47am Joe McG:

@Greg: Ha ha ha! I think "No Miley Cyrus awaiting her tomorrow..." would be better given the theme of the song.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:49am Roberto:

Why do I keep thinking "Rock Me" is a Buff Spring song?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 10:50am DCE:

don't think I've ever heard a bad cover of this song, but there must be one out there somewhere!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:51am KP:

Great version of "Tomorrow." Seems I've heard a few lately.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:53am Cecile:

this was an Irwin fave, IIRC
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:54am Cecile:

Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:55am glenn:

parallel bars by robbie fulks and norah o'connor would follow that perfectly.
  Thu. 7/17/14 10:57am Jack:

I don't get to sit and listen straight through, come and go from the office my radio is in, but I have to say, from what I've heard, great, clean copies of these singles, and THE SOUND! I can hear how great they mostly are, even on my old Kloss 88 radio I use in the office. (better to hear Rock Me as the single, avoid the endless organ solo)
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 10:58am Sem Chumbo:

These 45's are killin', Joe, just killin'!
  Thu. 7/17/14 10:58am Jack:

I have to check out this John Otway...
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 10:58am Kurt Gottschalk:

i ave been waiting fer this...
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 11:01am Kurt Gottschalk:

congrats on getting the greatest rock star of all time on your show, joe!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 11:02am Cecile:

Bill Nelson loves that song.
  Thu. 7/17/14 11:05am Brendan:

A grizzly bar walks into a bar and .... Probably tears the place apart. Its not a funny joke. But neither is alcoholism among these beautiful creatures.
  Thu. 7/17/14 11:06am Lil Bucket:

Hey! What's this amazing instrumental electric guitar bed music!?
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 11:06am Cecile:

Brendan, I picture you sayihng that in a Werner Herzog voice.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 11:06am Joe McG:

Thanks, Kurt! Very much looking forward to the concert on Sunday and the movie on Monday!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 11:07am Brian in UK:

A horse walks into a bar, barman says "Why the long face?"

Where is glenn when we need him?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 11:07am Andrew Waterloo:

The NFB has short documentary about the McGarrigle sisters and near the end the documentarian goes to a major radio station to ask why they don't have popular appeal.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 11:07am glenn:

polar bear takes grizzly bear, paws down.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 11:08am Kurt Gottschalk:

brendan: HA!
  Thu. 7/17/14 11:09am Brendan:

Sehr gut moglich
  Thu. 7/17/14 11:15am Brendan:

The polar bear would most certainly prevail in a greco roman format, but say if we were talking arm wrestling, my money is on the grizzly
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 11:17am glenn:

nope. polar bear beats everything.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 11:18am glenn:

well, except for stupid humans and global warming.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 11:21am common:

wow! that's a great story!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 11:27am Sem Chumbo:

"The song earned him a five album deal with Polydor Records, who viewed him as a punk rather than merely an eccentric.[1]" ---wikipedia
  Thu. 7/17/14 11:27am Marmalade Kitty:

John Otoway on the old Grey Whistle Test

  Thu. 7/17/14 11:29am Marmalade Kitty:

John Otway. I wasn't syre which song he was performing in that clip..?
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 11:29am Joe McG:

Thanks for the link, Kitty!
  Thu. 7/17/14 11:34am Marmalade Kitty:

The amp he jumped up onto was so narrow!? He must have thought he was a cat :)
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 11:36am Joe McG:

Info about the movie: www.otwaythemovie.com
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 11:37am Cecile:

d'you got the man who shot liberty valance?
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 11:38am Joe McG:

I do, Cecile. Would you like to hear that one?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 11:38am SeanG:

thanks for introducing me to this dude!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 11:39am Whosondephone:

Sounds like David Bowie.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 11:40am Cecile:

I would love to thear that!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 11:40am glenn:

tastes like chicken, too.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 11:44am Brian in UK:

Nice one, Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 11:46am MD:

i Called twice...they must be gone...Good interview Joe...Thank You!!! And Thank you john!!!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 11:47am bobdoesthings:

haha this is great
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 11:47am Joe McG:

Sorry, MD, we've got a winner!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 11:48am DCE:

someone's nuking chicken nuggets in teh microwave
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 11:48am fred:

This is indeed great (I Did It Otway)
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 11:48am Cecile:

Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 11:51am glenn:

the man who shot l. valance is a pretty damn fine movie, too.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 11:52am Joe McG:

If you need some fun reading, John's two autobiographies, "Cor Baby That's Really Me" and "I Did It Otway" are wonderful. Helpful dates: Theatre 80 this Sunday the 20th (live perfomance) and at the AMC Loews with the premiere of "Rock 'N' Roll's Greatest Failure" on Monday the 21st with a Q&A afterwards.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 11:52am MD:

How much fun we had=A GREAT LIFE...
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 11:56am bobdoesthings:

great show once again, thanks Joe! and Mr Otway!
  🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 11:56am 12539:

Thanks, Joe!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 11:58am Sem Chumbo:

Avatar 🎃 Thu. 7/17/14 11:59am Joe McG:

Have a great week everybody!
  Thu. 7/17/14 11:59am Brendan:

Thank you Joe and all for the pleasure of your company
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