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Options February 19, 2015: Sheepish

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Robert Wyatt  Heaps of Sheeps   Options Shleep  Thirsty Ear  1997  CD      0:00:00 ()
Paul and Linda McCartney  Ram On   Options RAM  Apple  1971  LP      0:07:29 ()
Gong Qiuxia  Chiang Wei Cu Cu Kai   Options The Rough Guide to China  World Music Network  2003  CD  30s    0:10:02 ()
Taraf de Haidouks  Moldavian Shepherds' Dance   Options Of Lovers, Gamblers, and Parachute Skirts  Crammed Discs  2014  CD    *   0:13:36 ()
Don Hales  Strawberries- Raspberries   Options Praise Poems: A Journey into Deep, Soulful Jazz and Funk from the 1970s  Tramp  2014  CD    *   0:16:01 ()
Big Sugar  I'm a Ram   Options Ride Like Hell EP!  Silvertone  1995  CD      0:18:41 ()
Ram Jam  Saturday Night   Options Portrait of the Artist as a Young Ram  Epic  1978  LP      0:22:15 ()
Laddio Bolocko  Goat Lips   Options The Life & Times of Laddio Bolocko  No Quarter  2003  CD  From 1997    0:25:53 ()
Unknown Artist  Gong Xi Gong Xi   Options Unknown  No Label  2015  MP3      0:36:42 ()
 
The Monochrome Set  Rain Check   Options Spaces Everywhere  Tapete  2015  CD    *   0:42:25 ()
The Housemartins  Sheep   Options Now That's What I Call Quite Good  Go! Discs  1988  LP  From 1986    0:45:54 ()
The Field Mice  Coach Station Reunion   Options EEC Punk Rock Mountain: A Sarah Bootleg  mpls ltd.  2010  LP  From 1992    0:48:14 ()
Sonny and the Sunsets  Alice Leaves for the Mountains   Options Talent Night at the Ashram  Polyvinyl  2015  CD  AshRAM  *   0:51:26 ()
Bay City Rollers  Back on the Street   Options Strangers in the Wind  Arista  1978  LP      0:54:42 ()
The English Beat  Jackpot   Options I Just Can't Stop It  I.R.S.  1990  CD  From 1980    0:57:49 ()
The Equators  Age of 5   Options Hot  Stiff America  1981  LP      1:02:00 ()
George and Glen Miller  Good Loving   Options 12" single  Straker's  1980-ish  12"      1:05:52 ()
Jabula  Thunder in Our Hearts   Options Spirit of Malombo: Malombo Jazz Makers, Jabula, and Jazz Afrika 1966-1984  Strut  2014  CD  1976  *   1:13:26 ()
The Greg Foat Group  Papa's Got a Brand New Pigbag   Options Live at the Playboy Club, London  Jazzman  2014  CD    *   1:20:30 ()
Al Green  I'm a Ram   Options The Legendary HI Albums, Volume 1  Edsel  2006  CD  From "Al Green Gets Next to You," 1971    1:25:22 ()
 
 
Single File: a bunch of 45s played randomly for a half-hour
The Bureau  Only for Sheep   Options single  Atlantic  1981  45      1:34:47 ()
Lesley Gore  Maybe I Know   Options single  Mercury  1964  45      1:38:04 ()
Joe Loco and His Quintet  Way Down Yonder in New Orleans   Options single  Tico  1954  45      1:40:28 ()
Happy Day  Heighty-Hi   Options single  Uni  1970  45      1:42:31 ()
Lesley Gore  The Old Crowd   Options single  Mercury  1963  45      1:45:18 ()
GQ  Make My Dreams a Reality   Options single  Arista  1979  45      1:47:50 ()
Lesley Gore  No Matter What You Do   Options single  Mercury  1965  45      1:51:55 ()
Loretta Lynn  Wings Upon Your Horns   Options single  Decca  1969  45      1:54:39 ()
Lesley Gore  I'm Going Out (The Same Way I Came In)   Options single  Mercury  1967  45      1:57:17 ()
 
George Van Eps  I Wrote It for Joe   Options Once in Awhile  Delmark  2014  CD  1949 or so  *   2:11:08 ()
Jozef Van Wissem  Once More with Feeling   Options It Is Time for You to Return  Crammed Discs  2014  CD    *   2:13:29 ()
Guan Pinghu  Linshui   Options Anthology of World Music: China  Rounder  1998  CD  "Flowering Waters"    2:20:52 ()
Arthur  Wintertime   Options Dreams and Images  Light in the Attic  2014  CD  From 1967  *   2:26:14 ()
Cat Stevens  I'm So Sleepy   Options New Masters  Deram/Universal  2003  CD  From 1967    2:29:01 ()
Tommy Hunt  I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself   Options Soul City New York: Big Apple Labels and the Dawn of Soul Music  Fantastic Voyage  2013  CD  From 1962    2:31:38 ()
Matthew Sweet  Alison   Options Beyond Belief: A Tribute to Elvis Costello  Spyderpop  2014  CD    *   2:34:12 ()
Alasdair Roberts  This Uneven Thing   Options Alasdair Roberts  Drag City  2015  CD    *   2:37:15 ()
Strawbs  Sheep   Options From the Witchwood  A&M  1971  LP      2:41:32 ()
Meat Loaf  I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)   Options Bat Out of Hell II (Back into Hell)  MCA  1993  CD      2:46:18 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 9:02am pierre:

Yeah Heaps of Sheeps to start !
  Thu. 2/19/15 9:02am Claw!:

Good morning, Joe!
Howdy, fellow listeners! :)
Try not to freeze out there today...
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 9:03am pierre:

ah, non ?
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 9:03am pierre:

here it is !

Bonjour Joe and felow listeners !
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 9:03am DCE:

morning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 9:03am common:

frozen, I am, claw! hey joe, pierre, claw, dce and all!
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 9:04am quinn:

yay
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 9:05am Polyus:

I have long had an idea for an animated video to go with this song, but unfortunately I can't even draw stick figures.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 9:09am common:

good idea, polyus! thanks for the ram, joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 9:10am adrian in mpls:

morning pierre, Claw!, DCE, common, quinn, Polyus and Joe!
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 9:10am V Priceless:

Hey Joe and Surface Noise dwellers!
  Thu. 2/19/15 9:10am Brendan:

Happy lunar and a loony new year Joe and everybody
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 9:11am listener james from westwood:

Howdy, Joe! Good to get down there and see the gang earlier this week!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 9:11am adrian in mpls:

common - i'm with you in the frozen department - long cold (but very sunny!) walk in
  Thu. 2/19/15 9:11am Claw!:

common, I'm about to leave for work soon, and I am really dreading that first step out the door. :( Man, some hot cider sounds so good right now...
  Thu. 2/19/15 9:12am Claw!:

Hey, Adrian!
  Thu. 2/19/15 9:12am SeanG:

stay high
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 9:12am Philthy woman:

I think this one was used in the film In the mood for Love one of Wong Kar Wai's great films
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 9:12am adrian in mpls:

Hi Claw! Bundle up! And, I'm with you, hot cider sounds excellent right now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 9:13am Philthy woman:

perhaps
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 9:14am common:

Adrian, claw! stay warm! philthy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 9:15am Philthy woman:

so sad I already have to check out- into the cold. I'll be coming back to a warm home and archives later though. Thnx the energetic shepherd music this goat has gotta heard herself to the bustop!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 9:16am Philthy woman:

And you Common! this music could put some hustle in your bustle to keep it warm
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 9:17am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe. Happy Lunar New Year.

@Philthy woman there is one shot in Mood for Love where Tony Leung is staring staring at the camera completly still with Brylcreamed hair, there he moves slightly and almost smiles. Beautiful.
  Thu. 2/19/15 9:18am Brendan:

Ram a lam y'all
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 9:19am Joe McG:

Happy New Year, everybody!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 9:21am common:

bustle
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 9:21am DCE:

I'm a ram, you're a ewe
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 9:23am V Priceless:

nice to hear Big Sugar, Joe! Love Gordie's fuzzy guitar playing.
  Thu. 2/19/15 9:26am Santos L Halper:

Nice to hear a different Ram Jam song for a change (a first for me). Happy New Year Joe and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 9:27am FernandoBelmondo:

Happy New Year, Joe and everybody!
Carnaval is over, so the new year has officialy began in Brazil.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 9:27am common:

hey vp. I was gonna email you. just wanted to tell you that I finally heard your song from kurt's show last eve. loved it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 9:30am DCE:

well this rocks quite strongly
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 9:32am Polyus:

Kiss The Goat!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 9:33am bobdoesthings:

whoa.. forgot my headphones were unplugged at work.. I just frightened some folks..
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 9:35am MD:

hello joe...what cha know???
Good morning to all...hope we are all staying warm!!!
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 9:37am d¢ pät:

Heggo.
  Thu. 2/19/15 9:39am Bob Marley and Me:

Goat mon!
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 9:42am d¢ pät:

guessing it's the year of the Ram?
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 9:42am d¢ pät:

...or sheep? Jeeze I'm out of it.
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 9:43am V Priceless:

hey common! I just 'liked' the Horsey page! Ha! Thanks for the kind words, and BTW, 'The Moon is Meat' was very cool, and worked nicely as a lead-in to the "Metal Machine Music" closer!

Whoa! New Monochrome Set? Neat!
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 9:43am Joe McG:

@dc pat: All of 'em!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 9:43am sphere:

hello peoplez
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 9:44am d¢ pät:

WOOO!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 9:44am sphere:

I am impressed - this reunion was worth it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 9:46am common:

thanks vp!
  Thu. 2/19/15 9:46am Kung Fu Goat:

Dearest venerable Mr. McGasko,
A most prosperous and happy New Year to you and your honorable listeners.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 9:47am sphere:

Housemartins!!!
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 9:47am pierre:

The Housemartins !!!

I think a bit of The Housemartins can actually take sadness away
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 9:49am Parq:

Happy New Year, Joe. Someone has to post this.
28.media.tumblr.com...
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 9:51am d¢ pät:

Year of Goat. "The sign is also referred to as the Ram or Sheep sign." So Joe McG is correct again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 9:51am Marcel M:

Hi Joe and friends. Good morning
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 9:52am katie:

Field Mice!!!happy thurs. and live!
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 9:54am Joe McG:

Thanks, Parq, nice to see you! Hi, Katie!
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 9:55am βrian:

Had to chip my way through inches of ice to reach the surface this morning. Ready for the noise.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 9:56am Greg from Bloomfield:

Morning, gang! Aaaaaand clicky-star!
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 9:59am Sem Chumbo:

What a great way to join the show. Love English Beat! Hiya, Joe, and Noises.
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 10:01am Joe McG:

@Sem: I'm not actually sure if I can play this song on the radio. I guess it depends on your interpretation.
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 10:01am d¢ pät:

Rode in to the office today, had about 80 layers on but not too bad. Potomac River is frozen with snow on it.
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 10:02am d¢ pät:

10 degrees F.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 10:02am Brian in UK:

Nevere got used to them being called English Beat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 10:03am sphere:

fortunately this is my telework day so im nice and cozy.
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 10:03am Joe McG:

@Brian: It's Paul Collins' fault. He had the market cornered on "Beat" over here. How are you feeling, BTW?
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 10:08am Sem Chumbo:

@Joe: after a careful contextual reading of the lyrics, if I were some kind of prude or other, I might suggest JACKPOT is kinda sketchy towards the last third.
:-P.
Loved it myself.
  Thu. 2/19/15 10:09am Kung Fu Goat:

Who wants some of this!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 10:10am Brian in UK:

Good thanks.
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 10:13am the Canterbury wood-elf:

What, I missed a Field Mice bootleg?? Happy GoatYear Joe 'n' all...
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 10:16am Joe McG:

@Elf: Collection of oldie-moldie live stuff orig. released in 1992. @Sem: Oh, yes, sketchy indeed!
  Thu. 2/19/15 10:19am Kung Fu Goat:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=pveYo3oOFl0

(Ram instrumental)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 10:22am doctorjazz:

Man, another blast from the past, reminds of the Mudd Club...
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 10:32am MenfussMike:

damn, I missed the Bolocko
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 10:34am fleep:

Gung Hay Fat Choy, y'all.
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 10:36am Joe McG:

HNY, fleep!
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 10:39am Claw!:

Aw, sweet, sweet Lesley... :(
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 10:39am Sem Chumbo:

Ahhhh, Joe:-)
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 10:39am Fuzzy:

The best Lesley Gore song.
  Thu. 2/19/15 10:45am Brendan:

Once there was a silly old ram
Thought he'd punch a hole in a dam
No one could make that ram, scram
He kept buttin' that dam

Damn!
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 10:45am V Priceless:

Hardy Har Har?
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 10:46am PKNY:

G'TZAG, Joe and everybody! Don't think I've ever heard this Happy Day track before, both break-tastic, and left me wondering why I've never heard this on AM radio when I was a kid.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 10:48am Ken From Hyde Park:

Have a Terrific Tet today!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 10:48am JakeGould:

Hey there.
  Thu. 2/19/15 10:48am steve krinsky:

Hey Joe: To keep your ram/sheep/goat theme going, check out the New Orleans classic "Didn't He Ramble" (done by Jelly Roll Morton, Dr John & many more). It's a variation of an old English song ("The Darby Ram"), although I have never figured out the connection. How did it get to N.O?
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 10:49am Joe McG:

@steve: Thanks for the recommendation! Scott McD played almost an hour of Jelly Roll this morning!
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 10:53am the Canterbury wood-elf:

Some serious surface noise going on here! Love it tho'. RIP Lesley Gore.
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 10:55am Dominick:

This one kills
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 10:55am Joe McG:

Yeah, that one's ready for the grooveyard! Great song, though! Wish I knew who the guitar player was.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 10:59am Brian in UK:

You can hear the progression in the singles from '63 to '67.
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:00am Dominick:

Gaudio?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:00am Cecile:

hola! it is -10 here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:01am bobdoesthings:

and I perfectly missed ALL of single file.. god damn you work!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:01am Brian in UK:

What label were the Four Seasons on?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:01am bobdoesthings:

a whole lote of Gore!! (RIP)
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:02am Dominick:

Brian - Here in the USA, VeeJay, then Phillips
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:04am Brian in UK:

Thanks Dominick. I remember Phillips from my copy of Let's Hang On.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:07am bobdoesthings:

Anti-consumerism? What's he selling?
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 11:07am Sem Chumbo:

Maybe some Rammstein will wake you up, Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:07am Greg from Bloomfield:

I've officially become a Grinchy ol' Grinch about the holidays...but GOD do I love Marathon time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:08am Cecile:

Friendly Womack!
awesome.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:08am DCE:

whaaaa??
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:09am Cecile:

Cecil, Curtis and Harry were the others.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:09am Cecile:

hahahhaaha, joe.
Liquid Liquid? Nice!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:09am Brian in UK:

What about Cliff de Young from Clear Light? Think he moved into TV acting.
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:10am Kevlicki:

Good save joe
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:10am Brendan:

Joe is the free music archive down? Was looking for 'Goats Like to Nibble' by The Phantom Cheese.
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:10am Claw!:

In all fairness, Styx and Liquid Liquid are totally interchangeable...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:11am sphere:

FMA is not working for me either Brendan.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:11am Cecile:

Claw, yeah if you're my mom...
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:12am Claw!:

Hahahahahahaha
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:13am Claw!:

Glad to see ya on here, Cecile. :) I was starting to wonder why I hadn't seen you around...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:13am bobdoesthings:

This will surely wake you up Joe!
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:14am Joe McG:

@bob: I give up, I embrace the sleepiness.
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:15am Joe McG:

@Brendan and sphere: I'm sure someone in FMU Central is on the case. Free downloads will be in your future.
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:16am cecile's mom:

cecile, what did i tell you about talking about me to your radio friends???
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:18am Brian in UK:

If she were my daughter.
What would you do, Daddy (Mommy)?
I'd cover my daughter in chocolate sauce.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:19am Cecile:

I was swamped at work, and then I strained my neck really badly. Things are looking up now,though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:19am bobdoesthings:

@joe - fair 'nuff. I dig it!
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:19am Sylvia Avery:

Do not talk to me about mothers.
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:20am Claw!:

Aw, sorry about your neck, Lady! You should probably lay off the headbanging (for now, at least).
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:21am Cecile:

that and a whole bunch of other things. :/
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:24am rw:

Happy New Year!
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:25am Joe McG:

@rw: Wish I had a firecracker right now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:27am redkayak:

This ought to be one helluva a year if you're an Aries :)
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:28am Brendan:

Interesting - the guan pinghu tune was included on the gold plated lp sent on voyager
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:28am Joe McG:

@redkayak: Close enough: I'm a goat!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:29am Cecile:

this singer is very androgynous, no matter which gender they choose to live as.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:30am Cecile:

:/
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:30am redkayak:

@joe McG I'm an Aries, born in the year of the Pig (according to the place mats at the Chinese restaurants). Not sure what it all means....
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:30am d¢ pät:

@BRendan: I was gonna say...that tune's a keeper.
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:30am Julie:

Morning lonely goatherds
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:31am Claw!:

redkayak, I sure hope you're right!
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:31am Slater:

Rabbit checking in
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:32am bobdoesthings:

geeeezusss Joe! I just wnat to snuggle up and nap... must work.. must stay awake...
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:32am Dominick:

Now you've done it, Julie
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:32am redkayak:

@claw It's inevitable, no doubt about it :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:33am redkayak:

Good year for Capricorns too, now that I think it over.....
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:34am Joe McG:

@redkayak: Jesus Christ, I hope so.
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:35am Julie:

Me? I did something? Never.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:36am Polyus:

I'll take some of that good luck for Capricorns as well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:37am redkayak:

I wasn't a big fan of Matthew Sweet, but this is pretty good...
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:38am Julie:

Is this the soft feminine boys' set?
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 11:38am V Priceless:

It's about time for a Joe Jackson tribute - the guy gets no respect, I swear.
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:38am Joe McG:

@Julie: Yes, because I'm a soft feminine boy.
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:42am Julie:

I can attest to the fact that people close to you refer to you as Manly McGasko
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 11:42am Sem Chumbo:

Embrace that x chromosome, Joe.
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 11:42am V Priceless:

Whoa! Wooo! Sheep! Strawbs! Nice one, Joe!
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:43am d¢ pät:

Huh, I think that Guan Pinghu tune had a lot of balls so not so feminine...maybe soft though.
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:44am Joe McG:

I am feeling very hairy this winter.
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 11:46am V Priceless:

woolly, maybe more like it!
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 11:47am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Just got here.
JEEZUS, this place smells like a petting-zoo on FAH!
What the hell is going on in here?!?!
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:48am Claw!:

Ohhhh, Lord. Here comes the Loaf...
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:48am SeanG:

POWER BALLADS R US
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:48am Cecile:

just loop the intro. oh, dear.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:49am Greg from Bloomfield:

WAIT WHUUUUUUUUUT
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:49am pierre:

what will he won't do ?
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:49am Lou:

Just...NO...onto the archives
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:50am JakeGould:

Why… Why… Why Meatloaf before noon. You’ll get sick.
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 11:50am PKNY:

They taught us how to love, they taught us how to live:

www.youtube.com...
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 11:51am V Priceless:

Meat Loaf = comfort food...I get it..I think
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:51am Polyus:

"If you don't go over the top, you can't see what's on the other side" _ Jim Steinman
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:51am Chapelhillian:

I liked how the New York Times referred to him as Mr. Loaf, along with Mr. Rotten and Mr. Vicious
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:52am nickybones:

Back into Hell. Apt here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:52am Parq:

In the mid-70s, a writer in Boston was addressing the subject of the Tubes. Pointing out that their first Boston gig had been at Harvard's Hasty Pudding Club, he suggested that they were better understood as theater than as rock music. I kinda think a similar argument's to be made about Meat Loaf and Steadman.
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:52am martin:

I would love life a lot more if meatball would go away
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:52am bobdoesthings:

@chaeplhillian - Sid was insistent he be referred to formally
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:52am Joe McG:

Twelve minutes of nutritious meatloaf for your lunchtime. Have a wonderful week everyone and happy new year!
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:53am Tim BK:

Pretty sure Meatloaf would do anything for love these days if the price is right...
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:53am Claw!:

True fact: When I was a kid, I got a walkman for Xmas. I had no tapes. My first tape was this Meat Loaf cassingle. Suck on that.
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 11:53am BEAVO:

Total Springsteen parody, all that's missing is the sax solo.
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:53am Julie:

Claw, child abuse!
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:54am Jack:

I think it's "Steinman".
Meat Loaf was good in "The Fight Club".
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:54am dave from toronto:

i just looked up "bombastic" online and this meatlof song was the definition!
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 11:54am V Priceless:

thanx Joe! Loafly show!
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:54am Dr. Ruth:

But she wont do what? C'mon people this is the new millennia - get a jar of Dr. Zog's sex wax and get out there and explore. I remember college when we only had a game of twister and a bottle of Wesson oil
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:54am Cecile:

my favorite Springsteen parody is the Bruce Springstone cover of Take Me Out to The Ball Game.
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 11:54am Sem Chumbo:

Thanks for the past three hours, Mr. McGasko. Wouldn't have missed it for anything. See ya later!
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:54am Claw!:

Julie, I bought it. The cover just looked so metal. I was fooled.
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:54am Slater:

His name was Robert Paulson
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:55am Seanbelly:

I never realized this song was endless.
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:55am Jack:

Was this song/album also produced by Todd Rudgren?
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:55am dave from toronto:

joe's just playing it so he can get something to eat and have a nap...
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:55am Joe McG:

@Jack: No, but he sings on it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:55am bobdoesthings:

damn.. I never realized how much i enjoyed this song..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:56am Cecile:

I had two players going slightly off synch. That made it more interesting. Then I shut one of them, and oh, dear. Back to two.
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:56am Jack:

I asked because if anybody can do bombast, it's Todd.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:57am Parq:

He would have made "Fight Club" not long after this album, yeah?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:57am Polyus:

I think Rundgren got some vocal arrangement credits.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:57am Whosondephone:

Thanks Joe.
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 11:57am Rev. Turnip Druid:

WHOAA, got back to desk & saw what's on the playlist while reaching for headphones (perfect example of one "dodging a bullet.")
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 11:57am V Priceless:

Joe, can you follow this with Kiss "Nothin' To Lose"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:57am Cecile:

I have three players up. It sounds like a cut up that way
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:57am nickybones:

Somewhere, a friend is trying to turn another friend onto WFMU and tuning in right at this moment! hahaha.
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:57am oks:

i do want to know what Meatloaf want do, its never got explained, lots of theories...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:57am Parq:

Jack, Todd produced the Tubes around the same time as the first Loaf, so there you are.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:58am Cecile:

I think it's something boring like "get married"
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:58am Julie:

oh he did that all right
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:58am bobdoesthings:

Thanks Joe!!!
  Thu. 2/19/15 11:58am Brendan:

Stay warm folks - thanks Joe
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:58am Claw!:

Thanks for the throwback, Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/19/15 11:58am Cecile:

oh, damn. too bad.
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 11:58am V Priceless:

Anyone heard any music from Meat's daughter, Olive?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/19/15 11:58am Greg from Bloomfield:

You went there, Joe. Respect.
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:59am Claw!:

I think the "that" he's referring to is "pegging."
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 11:59am Claw!:

*groan*, V. But I laughed nonetheless..;
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 11:59am slugluv1313:

MEATLOAF!!!!!!! one of my all-time *guilty pleasures*
it is so not "cool" to like him -- but i just cannot resist -- especially this song! (like bobdoesthings sez); the little twist in the lyrics :)
Avatar    Thu. 2/19/15 12:01pm slugluv1313:

nah, nothing interesting like pegging -- he is just referring to plain ol' "screwing around" :)
  Thu. 2/19/15 12:04pm billywol:

enjoyed the show, even the meatloaf!
Avatar Thu. 2/19/15 3:16pm Joe McG:

By the way, here is a translation of the lyrics to the Chinese New Year song:

1
Everywhere in the streets,
Every person's mouth
Speaks this word.
It is congratulations.
Congratulations, congratulations, congratulations to you
Congratulations, congratulations, congratulations to you

2
The winter has come to an end.
What good news!
The warm breeze of the spring
will wake up the earth.
Congratulations, congratulations, congratulations to you
Congratulations, congratulations, congratulations to you

3
The heavy snow has melted.
Soon the plum blossoms will spill out.
The endless nights have passed.
Hear the rooster's shrill crow.
Congratulations, congratulations, congratulations to you
Congratulations, congratulations, congratulations to you

4
After so much difficulty,
Experiencing so much discipline,
How many hearts are looking forward
To the news of spring?
Congratulations, congratulations, congratulations to you
Congratulations, congratulations, congratulations to you
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/23/15 11:10pm Mike Noble:

Joe! you spelled Shleep wrong!
Avatar Tue. 2/24/15 9:46am Joe McG:

I sure did, but it's fixed now! I think I wanted the album to be called "Schlep."
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