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Options July 31, 2014: Ramekins Red and Blue

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Ashwin Batish  Sitar Magic   Options Sitar Power  Shanachie  1986  LP      0:00:00 ()
Pizzicato Five TYO  Magic Carpet Ride   Options Big Hits and Jet Lags 1991-1995  Triad/Nippon Columbia  1995  CD      0:10:58 ()
Rachid & Fethi  Ana Ghrib   Options 1970's Algerian Folk and Pop  Sulbime Frequencies  2014  CD  mid-70s  *   0:16:51 ()
Vibra  Reverend Funk   Options single  7 Hills  2001  45      0:22:07 ()
Alberto Matondo  Bana Dub   Options Albert Matondo Is: Pitshu 2  Total Running Time  2014  CD    *   0:26:10 ()
Revolutionaries  Dub Development   Options Musical Dub Attack  DKR  2014  LP  From 1976 or so  *   0:29:25 ()
Mamman Sani  Ya Bismillah   Options Taaritt  Sahel Sounds  2014  LP  MId-80s  *   0:32:19 ()
Half Church  Attention Span   Options 1980-1986  Captured Tracks  2014  CD    *   0:36:03 ()
Edvard Graham Lewis  Where's the Affen?   Options All Over  Editions Mego  2014  CD    *   0:38:19 ()
Minimal Compact  Immigrant Song   Options   Crammed Discs  1986  12"      0:40:33 ()
Morrissey  Kick the Bride Down the Aisle   Options World Peace Is None of Your Business  Harvest  2014  CD    *   0:43:39 ()
Bobby Patterson  Married Lady   Options Soul Is My Music: The Best of Bobby Patterson  Sundazed  2003  CD  From 1970    0:57:16 ()
Mink DeVille  Just Your Friends   Options Night Walker: The Jack Nitzsche Story Volume 3  Ace  2014  CD  From 1978  *   1:00:47 ()
Meat Loaf  You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night)   Options Live  Epic  1978  LP  live at My Father's Place, 11/29/77    1:04:48 ()
Kid Blast  Switchblade Love   Options Kid Blast  Claridge  1976  LP      1:09:58 ()
Humble Pie  Beckton Dumps   Options Eat It  A&M  1973  LP      1:13:23 ()
Duke & the Drivers  Rollin' On   Options Rollin' On  abc  1976  LP      1:16:33 ()
Single File: a bunch of 45s played in a row
King Biscuit Boy  New Orleans   Options single  Epic  1975  45      1:32:32 ()
The Ly-Dells  Wizard of Love   Options single  Master  1961  45      1:34:56 ()
Michelle Williams  Keep on Doin' Whatcha Doin', Whatcha Doin', Whatcha Doin'   Options single  Parachute  1978  45      1:37:26 ()
Pauline Black  Shoo-rah Shoo-rah   Options single  Chrysalis  1982  45      1:40:37 ()
Chill Wills  Broad Daylight   Options single  Metromedia  1969  45      1:43:27 ()
Donovan  Do You Hear Me Now   Options single  Hickory  1965  45      1:46:33 ()
Tania and Eddie Constantine with Wal-Berg and His Orchestra  L'Homme et L'Enfant   Options single  Kapp  1956  45      1:48:34 ()
Flash and the Pan  Walking in the Rain   Options single  Midsong International  1977  45      1:51:53 ()
The Presidents  5-10-15-20 (25-30 Years of Love)   Options single  Sussex  1970  45      1:55:03 ()
A. More  Judy Get Down   Options Flying Doesn't Help  Quango  1979  LP      2:09:09 ()
Eno/Hyde  Return   Options High Life  Warp  2014  CD    *   2:11:21 ()
Lay Llamas  The Lay Llamas   Options Ostro  Rocket  2014  LP    *   2:20:18 ()
Soft Walls  All the Same   Options No Time  Trouble in Mind  2014  CD    *   2:23:08 ()
13th Floor Elevators  Reverberation (Doubt)   Options Live Evolution Lost  Charly  2014  CD  live in 1967  *   2:28:32 ()
Staff Carpenborg and the Electric Corona  Shummy Poor Clessford Idea in Troody Taprest Noodles   Options Fantastic Party  Gear Fab  2014  CD  From 1971  *   2:32:23 ()
Wes Montgomery  When I Look in Your Eyes   Options Down Here on the Ground  A&M  1968  LP      2:36:47 ()
Robbie Basho  Khoda É Gul É Abe (The Lord of the Blue Rose)   Options Zarthus  Vanguard/Ace  2014  CD  From 1974  *   2:39:56 ()
Tom Kovacevic  Universe Thin as Skin   Options Universe Thin as Skin  Immune  2014  LP    *   2:49:23 ()
Floyd Smith with the Montclairs  This Is a Miracle   Options Dirty Boogie: The Fortune Records Story  One Day Music  2014  CD  From 1960  *   2:55:29 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:02am common:

good morning joe. everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:02am Marcel M:

Morning common morning Joe and all
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:02am adrian in mpls:

Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:03am SSS:

Your the best, great for a rainy day. Welcome
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:03am Cheri Pi:

Signed in and ready for blast-off
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:03am adrian in mpls:

there's magic, and then there's sitar magic
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:03am DCE:

Hi guys. I can't listen right now. I have to sit through a mandatory video first. Suckage!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:05am Cheri Pi:

Hugs DCE, I've been there...
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:06am Cheri Pi:

We've been playing around with the Ravish Sitar pedal at home, so much fun.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:06am Joe McG:

Hi, y'all! yip yip and away...
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:06am Sem Chumbo:

Hiya, Joe. Just the morning magic I craved...
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:07am Dr. Goot:

  Thu. 7/31/14 9:07am Brendan:

Hi Joe , sitar heroes
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:08am common:

i've just decided that i want to teach meditation...even though i know nothing about it. there would be beer involved. maybe i'll just get a sitar instead.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:09am Sem Chumbo:

Meditation and beer: focus on the head in both cases. Sweet.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:09am mauri:

I feel the scorching one star, good day joe and everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:10am adrian in mpls:

@common - just have everyone sit on the floor (maybe on a nice carpet) with the beerz, put on some eliane radigue and--presto!--yr a meditation guru
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:11am Cheri Pi:

Sign me up common sensei.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:11am V Priceless:

mornin' Joe and McGaskites
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:12am common:

hee hee! i'll let you know if i get it going.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:13am common:

beery meditation with common sensei. i like it!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:14am northguineahills:

I shouldn't like Pizzicato Five, but I always have for some reason. Katamari Damacy just cemented my love for them.
  Thu. 7/31/14 9:14am OTB:

Pizzicato Five really managed to re-work this Steppenwolf tune. I hardly recognized it!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:17am Joe McG:

@OTB: Ha ha ha! You should hear what they do with "Born to Be Wild."
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:18am Cecile:

hola, all!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:18am micah:

ah Pizzicato 5 brings me back to the heyday of the mid 90s...that bright sound of internet bubble optimism
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:19am rob t:

  Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:20am Ralphine:

Ah. Good ol' Rachid & Fethi!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:20am Marcel M:

Has anyone here BY ANY CHANCE IN HELL, ever done a walk in passport renewal at Cadman Plaza (downtown) post office in Brooklyn?
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:22am northguineahills:

@Marcel, I've been in building, but not for passport renewal. I've always just did everything online and then via mail for my passport renewal.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:23am Snowball:

  Thu. 7/31/14 9:23am OTB:

Marcel: I went to the Gramercy Post Office on 23rd in Manhattan. Not terribly painful.Might be worth a schlep.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:24am Marcel M:

@OTB: Thanks, did you have to wait very long? I just have to go before work and want to avoid going RIGHT when they open if possible.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:24am Cecile:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:25am Marcel M:

@North: Thanks, time is an issue here of course because I waited a bit too long...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:26am SeanG:

Get it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:27am rob t:

nice dub!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:28am northguineahills:

I've noticed most Manhattan post offices aren't too bad outside of lunch hours. I've never had a good experience in Brooklyn.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:30am Marcel M:

Yeah and Cadman Plaza is kind of insane... I do work right there though. Hmmm. I shall pontificate and decide.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:31am bobdoesthings:

  Thu. 7/31/14 9:32am OTB:

Marcel - 'twas a few years back, but I don't remember more than one person being in front of me or having the process take long. I had all my shit together and was as pleasant as possible to the lady behind the counter which seemed to help.
  Thu. 7/31/14 9:33am OTB:

Turnaround time was fairly quick, too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:34am Marcel M:

@OTB: Thanks! Helps a lot. I fear it less now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:34am Marcel M:

Morning Bob!
  Thu. 7/31/14 9:36am OTB:

My pleasure
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:37am Marcel M:

Digging this Half Church!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:41am Marcel M:

That makes quite a few LPs I've ordered because of this show, thanks Joe!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:43am Joe McG:

@Marcel: It's a good 'ne!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:44am common:

i'm still laughing at the beefaroni line i heard from morrissey yesterday!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:46am scooter:

morrissey is coming apart at the seams
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:46am Joe McG:

@common: This is his anti-marriage tract where he rhymes "laze" and "graze."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:47am adrian in mpls:

me too - although the "cancer of the prostate" rhyme was, uhm, pretty special too
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:49am V Priceless:

wow - I didn't know the Harvest label was still around
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:51am common:

hee, heard that 'un joe. and adrian - same here! Ha!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:51am Cecile:

wonder if they started it up again.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:53am Cecile:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 9:54am Greg from Bloomfield:

Morning Joe + everybody!
  Thu. 7/31/14 9:55am Brendan:

Was that by Sharknado?
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:56am bobdoesthings:

@brendan -- They're making a sharknado 2!!! or made it already..
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:57am Cecile:

It's made. It just debuted. I did not watch it.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:57am Joe McG:

Bobby does like married ladies, unlike Morrissey.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:58am Cecile:

this is a nicer version of "Breaking Up Somebody's Home"
  Thu. 7/31/14 9:58am OTB:

Joe - Ha ha ha!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 9:59am bobdoesthings:

@Joe - that was a confusing line to read for me.. I was like" .. wait .. me?! well .. yeah sure.. "
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:00am Cecile:

For a "sensitive" (cough) guy, he can be kind of a dolt.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:00am Rectitude:

Hi Cici and all
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:01am Cecile:


Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:01am DCE:

phew, mandatory video is complete, and I'm all ears
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:04am rob t:

begging a married woman to "give up your foolish pride" is, um, kinda weird.
  Thu. 7/31/14 10:05am paula pc:

oh, here we go
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:05am common:

oh man! haven't heard this meatloaf since i was a kid!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:06am Marcel M:

Me too Common hahahah. I remember looking at the Bat Outta Hell album cover like whaaaat?!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:06am Cecile:

  Thu. 7/31/14 10:06am paula pc:

but you know what, there would be no Hedwig without Meat Loaf/J Steinman, is my guess
  Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:06am Ralphine:

Sharknado 2 was on TV last night, and it was excellent.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:07am Joe McG:

Todd Rundgren said he produced the album because he liked the jokes.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:07am V Priceless:

what Cecile said : )
  Thu. 7/31/14 10:08am KP:

I think my radio is broken
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:10am Cecile:

  Thu. 7/31/14 10:10am 12539:

I step out for few minutes and come back to find someone's changed the station on me!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:11am DCE:

whoa, you think this band was influenced by Uriah Heep a bit?
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:12am glenn:

welp, the bosox traded jon lester to the a's.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:13am common:

me too, marcel. saw the album before i heard the tunes. wanted metal...got meatloaf.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:14am Marcel M:

@Common: Same for me! I was getting into Black Sabbath at the time and was like, Woah check this out! And then I was like... What? hah.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:17am common:

@marcel: exactly! but it has it's own strange place in my heart.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:17am Greg from Bloomfield:

That's good– the A's are having a rough go of it this season...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:17am common:

  Thu. 7/31/14 10:17am paula pc:

this is exactly what I wanted to hear this morning, and I didn't even know it
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:18am Joe McG:

@paula pc: :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:19am tikk:

Great set of bands I almost paid attention to but not really, all having a common thread I didn't quite realize until now.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:19am scooter:

ahh, seventies, when we still sang about the American Dream
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:20am glenn:

yeah, and they're pretty easy to like, unlike the canseco, henderson, mcgwire teams. i hated those guys.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:23am Joe McG:

Fake endings are also very 1970s.
  Thu. 7/31/14 10:24am paula pc:

that was one of the best, really!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:27am scooter:

if he's a biker it's mudflap
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:29am beavoux:

Duke and the Drivers have an official website
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:29am tikk:

Sniper turned into Kid Blast, that may be what you're thinking of Joe.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:29am duke:

Finally out of a meeting. Now I can concentrate on important stuff like Joe's show
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:30am Cecile:

Australians went for it probably because it was the only country in the world where the Rocky Horror Picture Show was an overground hit. Richard O'Brien was an Aussie, as was Little nell.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:32am beavoux:

Bat out of Hell was a Springsteen Parody according to Todd
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:33am Joe McG:

Hi duke! @beauvoux: Yes, Todd thought it was hysterical. He said he put up with the "drudgery" of recording it since he got a kick out of how over-the-top it was. Stienman knew it, too. He was aiming for ridiculous.
  Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:34am Ralphine:

Who remembers listening to the King Biscuit Flower Hour on the radio?
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:35am scooter:

i remember the Flower Hour
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:35am Cecile:

me, too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:35am Marcel M:

If you need a girlfriend ask the Wizard of Love haha
  Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:36am Ralphine:

I used to listen to the Flower Hour every Sunday night after Billy Graham.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:36am beavoux:

I did, many have been released on CD Inuding Humble Pie
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:37am beavoux:

Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:38am Sem Chumbo:

Whew, back in time for most of Single File, sorry to have missed KBK, though.
  Thu. 7/31/14 10:38am KP:

In Montreal, I saw a show that featured Crowbar without King Biscuit Boy plus the Full-Tilt Boogie Band minus Janis Joplin. Also on the bill was the Paul Butterfield Blues Band with Paul Butterfield. And then there was the Wackers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:38am common:

i used to listen, ralphine
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:39am Joe McG:

@KP: What a bill!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:39am V Priceless:

KBFH was great! Some shows made it to CD, like 10cc from '75
  Thu. 7/31/14 10:40am Jack:

@KP - I was just going to mention the Crowbar/King Biscuit album. It's good.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:42am Cecile:

nice - great Betty Wright song by Selector lady!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:42am Marcel M:

Would be pretty cool if he was backed by the NOLA band Crowbar...
  Thu. 7/31/14 10:44am OTB:

Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:45am Cecile:

this sounds like a musical version of Reno 911!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:45am Greg from Bloomfield:

This one is a noodle-scratcher.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:45am DCE:

good stuff, Chill!
  Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:46am Ralphine:

First time I ever heard of Chill Wills was from an episode of Rod Serling's Night Gallery. He murdered Burgess Meredith.
  Thu. 7/31/14 10:47am OTB:

Yeah, the magic doctor bag!
  Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:47am Ralphine:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:47am Greg from Bloomfield:

@Ralphine WHAT?! That sentence contained MOST of my favorite words. I'm looking that up right now.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:47am Cecile:

worst Verizon commercial ever
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:48am common:

i recall that one, ralphine. man, going back to my childhood today!
  Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:48am Ralphine:

I think the episode is called The Little Black Bag.
  Thu. 7/31/14 10:50am frenchee:

Single File is excellent this week, Joe.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:50am Joe McG:

@frenchee: Thanks, frenchee!
  Thu. 7/31/14 10:51am frenchee:

loving that snap crackle pop as well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:52am Rick from SC:

Love this song!
  Thu. 7/31/14 10:52am Brendan:

Feelin like a nono
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:53am Cecile:

this is cool
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:53am common:

weird and cool
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:54am V Priceless:

like this Flash and the Pan tune!
  Thu. 7/31/14 10:55am Brendan:

This song was in my head for a decade .i just fell off the wagon again.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:55am Joe McG:

@Brendan: Oh, no, I'm sorry! ha ha
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:56am Cecile:

oh! this is a great song.
I'll have to play it for Mr. C.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:56am rob t:

The Presidents are way smooth.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 10:56am Jeff:

Thanks, Joe - I only knew Grace Jones's rendition of "Walking in the Rain". This one rings truer - and I guess it's actually their song.
  Thu. 7/31/14 10:57am Rob from Maryland:

Wow, how many decades since I last heard this song by The Presidents??
  Thu. 7/31/14 10:57am Brendan:

No its a good thing. Now im playing hide and seek and kick the cans with this song 5 -10-15.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:58am Cecile:

but I'd love to hear Grace do it.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 10:58am bobdoesthings:

  Thu. 7/31/14 10:58am Brendan:

Reminds that summer is slipping away
  Thu. 7/31/14 10:58am Rob from Maryland:

Loved the scratch locked groove at the end of the song too.
  Thu. 7/31/14 10:59am Rob from Maryland:

er, *scratchy locked groove
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:00am Cecile:

AC/DC were their little brothers
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:01am Cecile:

for all we know it could be "Night of the Harvest" in French.
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:01am ?:

"The Little Black Bag' --adapted for "Night Gallery" by Rod Serling himself (I think) from the short story by famous science fiction author Cyril Kornbluth. Funny it comes up here and now because I just watched it last week, for the first time in decades...
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:01am OTB:

"Pawn shop, Doc!"
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:04am Jack:

Crril Kornbluth was reputed to have never brushed his teeth; they were a greenish color. Needless to say, he never smiled.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:06am Cecile:

he wrote some great works with Fred Pohl
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:07am scooter:

sounds like someone's opening a restaurant
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:07am ? = P-90:

Even more of a synchronicity that it was was about Chill Wills, one of the reasons I revisited it was that I wasn't sure who had played that part. I thought it might have been Phil Harris. Chill Wills was appropriately "chilling", an eerily believable homicidal psychopath. And Burgess Meredith was never less than excellent in anything he did, never saw him on stage but they say he was even better there than on film.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:07am bobdoesthings:

I've always hated the word "ramekins" ... just call it a bowl or a cup... jerks
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:07am Greg from Bloomfield:

Is FMU having a picnic?!
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:09am frenchee:

ramekins! I love that word. They're smaller than what we called "monkey dishes" in restaurantese.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:10am Kurt Gottschalk:

way late but i wasn't at a computer and can't let it go.
too cool that you have a flash & the pan 7", joe.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:11am bobdoesthings:

@frenchee - I think it's because I read the word before I heard it pronounced and asked for "rame - kins" for my mother when I was younger..
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:11am frenchee:

late-breaking KG is better than no KG.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:11am Joe McG:

@frenchee: I think I love the term "monkey dishes." Does Dave the Spazz know about this? @Kurt: Hi, Kurt!
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:11am fredr:

"Judy Get Down"...a Frank O'Toole staple from the early 80's from what I remember.
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:12am P-90:

Jeez, this is a well-informed mob... all about Kornbluth's teeth, Fred Pohl, NOLA bands, the origins of "Bat out of hell" and "Rocky Horror"...
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:12am Kurt Gottschalk:

hi joe! hi frenchee! hi everyone else too!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:12am Kurt Gottschalk:

"judy get down" was an undertones cover even tho they didn't write it.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:13am Rectitude:

what p90 said
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:14am V Priceless:

band name alert: Kornbluth's Teeth!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:14am Joe McG:

@fredr: I steal from FXO regularly. @Kurt: I tried out the new turntable and it skipped twice on me! I hope it's the record. It's pretty dirty, I must admit. Maybe Frank's fingerprints are all over it, ha ha.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:16am Sem Chumbo:

A belated "Hiya" from earlier this am, @P-90. Events intervened:-0
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:16am V Priceless:

@ Kurt - yeah, I was wondering where I heard that track before! @ Joe - new-found solution for fixing scratchy vinyl: wood glue!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:18am Joe McG:

@VP: I should've cleaned it, really. WFMU does have cleaning equipment. But I'm lazy at 6:30 in the morning!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:22am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

Receiving transmission. Over. Thank you Joe. -BEEEP-
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:22am V Priceless:

@ Joe - the wood glue thing works really well - but you have to let it cure 24-32 hours before peeling it off!
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:22am P-90:

New "Eno/Hyde" in heavy rotation last few weeks. And why not, it deserves to be in rotation somewhere, and where else would that happen I ask you?
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:23am Joe McG:

@Jennique: ha! beep!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:25am Ken From Hyde Park:

Exit lurk mode. Enter like Soft Walls mode.
  Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:25am Ralphine:

Pitchfork rates Eno/Hyde an 8.5, so I have to like it.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:26am Cecile:

Some of my favorite records have superlow marks for the PFork guys.
  Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:27am Ralphine:

Well, I don't have a mind of my own.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:27am bobdoesthings:

I rate PF at a 3.3 and not worth checking out..
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:27am Joe McG:

@Ralphine: Wow, 8.5 seems pushing it, but everybody has an opinion.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:28am bobdoesthings:

and trust me.. I'm a self proclaimed authority on these things.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:28am Greg from Bloomfield:

Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:29am Cecile:

Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:29am Cecile:

13th Floor Elevators are 200.00
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:29am Marcel M:

Pitchfork goes back and changes things they gave poor reviews once they have become critically acclaimed...
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:30am V Priceless:

IMO Eno hasn't topped his first four albums in terms of revisiting his great vocals, among other things.
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:30am P-90:

I think someone like Eno inevitably gets a bit of a bump in his score in such venues, some extra pointage for his long and respected career. The "lifetime achievement" effect.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:30am bobdoesthings:

@marcel - oh really?!? that's hysterical. (guys guys!! we look wrong.. quick change it change it!!)
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:31am Kurt Gottschalk:

marcel, srsly?
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:31am Cecile:

Is New York Ghosts and Flowers still 0.0? That was idiotic
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:31am Marcel M:

@Bob: I know hehe, pretty wack. Thats what I've heard Kurt! I don't doubt it.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:31am V Priceless:

@ marcel - nothing like "owning it", huh?
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:31am holland oats:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:32am Marcel M:

Indeed Priceless
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:32am P-90:

@ Marcel: not surprised at all if that's true, some movie critics and music writers have been known to do the same thing
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:33am Marcel M:

And they give 10s to every OBVIOUS album that has great reviews already.... its dumb. Okay work time bye all
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:33am DCE:

don't want to be on the wrong side of music history!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:33am bobdoesthings:

Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:35am Kurt Gottschalk:

lester bangs used to do it but he was honest about it. he wrote follow-up reviews where he took back his first review.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:36am holland oats:

if that is true - and just because it's in wikipedia doesn't make it true - that is completely unethical and shitty and they should die
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:36am Marcel M:

Its understandable to change ones mind of course. Happens to me all the time. But they should show the edits.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:36am Cecile:

Oh, you can see a lot of backtracking in the "500 Worst Rolling Stone Reviews" article.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:37am Kurt Gottschalk:

and i haven't read idolator in a long time but i know they used to chart rolling stone's reviews, stars and ads. over and over an album could get a lukewarm review but get four or five stars if it was advertised in the same issue.
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:37am P-90:

Totally cool for a journalist to do that, if he cops to what he's doing like Bangs did and doesn't try to blow one by with a "stealth reversal".
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:37am adrian in mpls:

revision, in and of itself isn't the worst thing -- but i agree, the original should be preserved. and admitting "mistakes were made".....i think of all the bad first judgments i've made about certain records, etc.....
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:38am Cecile:

my favorite was when Jann Wenner wrote this long article where he said his own critics were wrong about the recent Stones and Dylan albums.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:39am Chop Scott:

Howdy Joe!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:39am Joe McG:

Chop Scott! How are you, sir?
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:39am Dean:

Don't know who's backing Montgomery here, but for the first couple of measures I thought WFMU was spinning Trio Sonata, whose reissued records are well worth acquiring: http://www.discogs.com/Trio-Sonata-Clear-Out-Of-Touch-With-Time/release/3177469
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:40am 12539:

I only listen to music rated 91.1.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:40am Chop Scott:

Always fine when I can tune it live--Cheers!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:40am Joe McG:

Thanks for the tip, Dean, I'll investigate.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:41am Cecile:

yes, 12539!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:43am DCE:

nice raga
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:44am Joe McG:

@DCE: I just read that Fahey biography and Fahey couldn't stand Basho. Thought he was a complete idiot.
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:45am P-90:

@12539: agreed! I'm usually a McGasko-on-Archive guy too...
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:45am Joe McG:

@P-90: Glad you could be with us live today, P-90!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:47am adrian in mpls:

it seems like Fahey had issues with quite a few of his contemporaries
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:47am bobdoesthings:

great show this morning joe, many thanks
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:47am KP:

I am liking this right here
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:47am P-90:

Thanks, a rare treat! Primo playlist today as always.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:47am DCE:

ah, they're all completely nuts, aren't they?
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:48am Joe McG:

@adrian: I think saying he had issues, full stop, is probably close to the truth!
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:49am P-90:

And I can totally believe somehow that Fahey had no patience for Basho. Gotta read that bio...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:50am adrian in mpls:

@Joe - ha! i think yr right!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:54am Joe McG:

Thanks for listening and commenting, everybody! I hope you all have a great weekend and week ahead!
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:55am Cecile:

Fahey had issues withe everyone, even his friends.
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:55am P-90:

Did I hear that Fahey and Kottke were very friendly when he "discovered" Leo, then there was some resentment and feeling ripped-off, and then they got close again?
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:55am V Priceless:

thanks, Joe!
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:57am 12539:

Another fine program, Joe. Thanks.
Avatar Thu. 7/31/14 11:57am Sem Chumbo:

Much enjoyed and appreciated by this McGasket today. See you again!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:58am Greg from Bloomfield:

Thanks, Joe!
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:59am Brendan:

Ty J
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/31/14 11:59am adrian in mpls:

thanks Joe!
  Thu. 7/31/14 11:59am P-90:

Thanks DJ Joe McG!
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