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Playlist for 06 November 2014 Options | Phantom limb

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Artist Song Album Label Approx. start time
Donovan  The Trip   Options Sunshine Superman  Epic   
Other Music  Compulsive Behavior   Options Incidents Out of Context  Flying Fish  0:04:12 (Pop‑up)
Gary Wilson  Linda Wants to Be Alone   Options Mary Had Brown Hair  self-released  0:07:25 (Pop‑up)
Dymaxion  Cognitive Dissonance Penitentiary   Options Dymaxion x 4 + 3 = 39:21  Trattoria / Polystar  0:09:56 (Pop‑up)
Pere Ubu  Go   Options The Art of Walking  Rough Trade  0:12:24 (Pop‑up)
Broadcast and The Focus Group  The Be Colony   Options Broadcast And The Focus Group Investigate Witch Cults Of The Radio Age  Warp  0:15:58 (Pop‑up)
Beach Boys  Do You Like Worms (Roll Plymouth Rock)   Options Smile Sessions  Capitol  0:20:23 (Pop‑up)
George Barnes & Art Ryerson  Artie's Blues   Options unreleased (?) album    0:24:04 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Freak's Amour 
Driven   Options One for Juanita  Stuart Werner  0:26:58 (Pop‑up)
Electrelane  To the East   Options No Shouts No Calls  Too Pure  0:32:08 (Pop‑up)
Dave Clark Five  When   Options Coast to Coast  Epic  0:36:52 (Pop‑up)
Mitchell Froom  Overcast (featuring Ron Sexsmith)   Options Dopamine  Atlantic  0:39:05 (Pop‑up)
Billie Holiday  All of Me   Options The Billie Holiday Story Volume 2  Columbia  0:41:56 (Pop‑up)
Barbara and the Browns  In My Heart   Options The Complete Stax-Volt Singles 1959-1968 (various artists)  Stax  0:45:05 (Pop‑up)
Grace Slick and The Great Society  Nature Boy   Options How It Was  Columbia  0:47:44 (Pop‑up)
Jon Hassell and Bluescreen  Mati   Options Dressing for Pleasure  Warner Bros.  0:50:46 (Pop‑up)
Laura Gibson  Red Moon   Options La Grande  Barsuk  0:55:24 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Las Comadrejas 
Oaxacatelas   Options We are Ugly, But We Have the Music  Comad  0:57:46 (Pop‑up)
Nahid Akhtar w/Mehdi Hassan & A.Nayyar  Zambo Zambo   Options Life Is Dance! Plugged in Sounds of Wonder at the Pakistani Picture House  Finders Keepers  1:05:00 (Pop‑up)
Marcia Strassman  The Flower Children   Options Summer of Love, vol. 1 (various aritsts)  Rhino (originally a 7-inch single on Uni)  1:13:38 (Pop‑up)
Rachid Taha  Ya Rayah   Options self-titled  Barclay  1:16:34 (Pop‑up)
Heart  Sing Child   Options Dreamboat Annie  Mushroom/Arista  1:22:44 (Pop‑up)
Parliament  Unfunky UFO   Options Mothership Connection  Casablanca  1:27:26 (Pop‑up)
April Stevens  Teach Me Tiger   Options Sweet and Lovely: The Best of Nino Tempo & April Stevens  Varese Sarabande  1:31:49 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
World Standard 
The Lonely Driver 1952   Options Country Gazette  Asphodel  1:33:57 (Pop‑up)
X  The New World   Options More Fun In The New World  Elektra  1:39:19 (Pop‑up)
Gerry Mulligan Quartet  Bernie's Tune   Options Best of the Gerry Mulligan Quartet with Chet Baker  Pacific Jazz/Capitol  1:42:39 (Pop‑up)
Takako Minekawa  Black Forest   Options Cloudy Cloud Calculator  Emperor Norton  1:45:27 (Pop‑up)
Dim Dim  Spiral   Options Kiwi  Audio Dregs  1:48:39 (Pop‑up)
The Long Lost  Amiss   Options The Long Lost  Ninja Tune  1:51:51 (Pop‑up)
Kaada  Across the Hardanger Mountain Plateau   Options O'Horten soundtrack  Kaada Recordings  1:55:01 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Tom Phonic 
Son Jim Lee   Options Good Luck Knowing  Memory Format  1:58:25 (Pop‑up)



Listener comments!

  Thu. 11/6/14 11:52am kat330:

Hello, Charlie and BDN-ers! On the down low today, but ears tuned in. Thanks in advance for the tuneage.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 11:58am listener james from westwood:

How do, all! Looking forward to 2 hours of musical phantoms!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 11:59am Artie Haywire:

Bleep, boop, boop, buzz, dumm, dumm...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:01pm Parq:

A farewell to arms?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:01pm Michael:

'ello Charlie. And Kat, James and Artie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:02pm Charlie:

Yello, Kat, James, Artie and Parq. Let's trip! (the light fantastic)
haha Parq
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:02pm Carmichael:

Charlie! Pleasant surprise!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:02pm Charlie:

And Michael!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:03pm Charlie:

Boo! Vilkommen, Carmichael.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:04pm Carmichael:

I see you're a regular now on Thursdays. I should pay more attention to the schedule. Glad to hear you resolved your technical issues preventing you from worldwide airwave domination.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:05pm pacific standard simon:

Arf.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:08pm Charlie:

Woof.
  Thu. 11/6/14 12:09pm Laura L:

MU.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/6/14 12:09pm Lewis:

hear, if only with less than full attention from all my faculties
moo
  Thu. 11/6/14 12:10pm ~L:

Love the Linda song!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:10pm Glenn L:

Dymaxion!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:11pm Michael:

Linda wants to be alone with Mary's brown hair?
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:11pm duke:

Whoo-hoo it's Charlie
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:12pm Charlie:

Moo to you new: Laura, Lewis, ~L, Glenn (hi!), Duke
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:12pm pacific standard simon:

Did they make this record by disassembling old Soft Machine records and recombining the parts?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:13pm Charlie:

Yes
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:18pm pacific standard simon:

Great to have you back, Charlie. I might have to start asking for Thursdays off from work, again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:22pm Charlie:

Me too, Simon. Oh wait, I am off! Glad to be back :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:25pm Artie Haywire:

I'm fine
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:28pm Doug Schulkind:

Choo Choo Charlie is driving the stream engine!
  Thu. 11/6/14 12:32pm Listening Out There:

You can never step into the same audio stream twice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:35pm Uncle Michael:

Good morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:38pm Charlie:

Hello Doug and Uncle Michael.
Listening Out There: No, but you can step into the same archive twice. Although I guess you'd be different...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:39pm Uncle Michael:

The sea refuses no stream.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/6/14 12:41pm Mike East:

tuned in and digging.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/6/14 12:41pm Mike East:

er..I guess wading, if we're going with stream metaphors.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/6/14 12:41pm Mike East:

or splashing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:42pm Uncle Michael:

Up the stream without a poodle.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:45pm Artie Haywire:

Pool noodles offer decent flotation.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:46pm Charlie:

Hi Mike East, nice to see you dipping your toe in the stream.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:46pm Charlie:

Never go upstream without a poodle guide!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:47pm Uncle Michael:

This is not shit stream...that we're up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:48pm listener james from westwood:

Just poodlin' around, busily doing nothing.
  Thu. 11/6/14 12:49pm Joe McG:

Wow, Charlie, thanks for reminding me about this amazing version of "Nature Boy"!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:50pm listener james from westwood:

My mom, frustrated by being born a bit too early for the Great San Francisco Acid Wave, always lovingly referred to her as "Gracie Slick."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:52pm Uncle Michael:

I was born too late to be one of Eden Ahbez' buddies.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:52pm Charlie:

Hi Joe! I told you you'd be reunited with sumpin.
James, I bet Gracie's mom called her Gracie too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:53pm Carmichael:

I was 10 years old during the summer of love. In SF, no less.
Avatar Thu. 11/6/14 12:57pm Holly in NC:

Hi Charlie & friends! w/b listening this evening, just wanted to say hi.

Hi!

Have a great afternoon everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 12:58pm Uncle Michael:

Hi, Holly!
  Thu. 11/6/14 1:05pm Listening Out There:

Earth to Charlie, Earth to Charlie...Come in, Charlie...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:07pm Carmichael:

Disco Tuvan?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:08pm Charlie:

Hi Holly! See you later.
Out There, thanks for calling me back.
Carmichael, I was 9, living in NYC. So does that mean you weren't at the Monterey Pop Festival?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:09pm Uncle Michael:

I never made it. I couldn't get my chakras aligned at Eselan in time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:11pm Charlie:

Didn't they have a chakra alignment booth there?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:12pm Carmichael:

Little too young, Charlie. Though I did see Santana and Hendrix (not together) in Golden Gate Park via my older brother and sister.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:12pm duke:

I had my chakras aligned. The ride is much smoother now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:13pm Charlie:

The next song is for all of you who missed the summer of love.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:13pm Charlie:

Or who miss the summer of love.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:14pm Uncle Michael:

Mrs. Kott-ARE!
Avatar Thu. 11/6/14 1:15pm still b/p:

Zambo Zambo means hello in a happy kind of busy doing nothing way.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:15pm Michael:

If I'm not mistaken, the late Mrs. Kott- R.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:16pm Carmichael:

CLICK!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:19pm listener james from westwood:

Too damn long since I've heard Rachid Taha.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:20pm Charlie:

Yes, Mrs Kotter, I mean Marcia Strassman left us last week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:24pm Charlie:

Zambo Zambo, still b/p.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:28pm Roberto:

Aw snap! Didn't know Charlie was going to be on today.
  Thu. 11/6/14 1:30pm ~L:

i need an invisible friend like the one in the photo! Charlie can you find me one?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:31pm Charlie:

Hi Roberto! You can always catch the archive. :)
~L -- Isn't your invisible friend next to you already? Take a look...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:33pm Carmichael:

I have this tune on the Ultra Lounge comp.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:33pm Brian in UK:

Hello Charlie. Nice to see your back again. And the front & sides.
Avatar Thu. 11/6/14 1:33pm ndbob:

Heya Charlie and everyone!
Avatar Thu. 11/6/14 1:33pm ndbob:

at last - Internet has been down since 11
Avatar Thu. 11/6/14 1:34pm still b/p:

Vis-à-vis summer of love and the extended season of experience-sampling, let us repost the recent George Clinton quote that was referenced in comments yesterday: "If it weren't for flashbacks I wouldn't have no memory at all."
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:34pm Brian in UK:

ndbob. Good holiday? Just got a new wireless router, better signal.
Avatar Thu. 11/6/14 1:34pm ndbob:

I certainly have an invisible friend:)
Avatar Thu. 11/6/14 1:35pm ndbob:

pretty good Brian ...
Avatar Thu. 11/6/14 1:36pm ndbob:

here there is an ethernet connection for the complex - tho I can still get a router
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:36pm Roberto:

Oh hai Tiger!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:37pm Uncle Michael:

No, but I think I have both sides of all three of her singles as mp3 files.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:37pm βrian:

Is your cat gray, then?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:37pm listener james from westwood:

Spaulding! Hello, kitty!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:38pm Brian in UK:

Three cheers for Captain Spalding.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:40pm βrian:

I had a dear cat with 24 toes. Real catcher's mitts. Spaulding would've been an apt name for her.
Avatar Thu. 11/6/14 1:46pm ndbob:

wow Brian
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:47pm listener james from westwood:

There's polydactyl, and then there's hyperdactyl.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:50pm Charlie:

Well hi Bob and Brian and Brian.
Yes, Spalding is grey.
He had a sister named Ashley, after Robert Ashley.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:51pm Charlie:

Stay tuned y'all for Matt Fiveash, next, at 2pm. Here's his playlist: wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:53pm listener james from westwood:

Somewhere between yesterday and today, the station silent-fundraiser total went up an extra click. Good on ya, pledgers!
Avatar Thu. 11/6/14 1:54pm still b/p:

Vis-à-vis an invisible friend, I just reheard this story this week:
Someone I know was looking for a psychic during a New Orleans visit. She spotted an interesting character-candidate in the street, but did not approach or make contact. The same street character then came and found the surprised woman at a club and told her she had a twin. Inquiries later at home revealed to her for the first time that in-utero signs and sounds of a twin were present during mother's pregnancy, but had vanished, and a solo birth occurred. The New Orleans moment and this new info came up when the woman had already been working and reworking a script about having a twin, without having a specific reason for the persistent grip of the story premise. She says more than one stranger approached her after this and reported seeing or sensing the presence of a twin/companion next to her.
I ain't never had no invisible friend like that.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:56pm βrian:

Was Ashley from Ann Arbor, then?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:57pm Charlie:

cool story, still b/p
nope, brian!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:57pm Charlie:

See you next time! Thanks for joining me today.
Avatar Thu. 11/6/14 1:59pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie! - catch what I missed on the archive
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:59pm listener james from westwood:

Many thanks, Charlie! ::waves with invisible arm::
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 1:59pm duke:

Thanks Charlie
Avatar Thu. 11/6/14 2:00pm northguineahills:

Thanks Charlie, I forgot to comment. Nice set!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 2:01pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks, Charlie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 11/6/14 2:01pm Michael:

Thanks Charlie!
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