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Vasily Kandinsky, Church (Kirche), woodcut, 1907

Artist Song Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Les Baxter  Tropical Canvas   Options Bugaloo in Brazil       
1000lemmi + Biga  Per Fare   Options Spazionauta EP  Fresh Yo    0:04:23 ()
Incredible String Band  Painting Box   Options The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The Onion  Elektra/Hannibal    0:07:36 ()
10cc  Lazy Ways   Options How Dare You!  Mercury    0:11:33 ()
Kynan  Lazydaze   Options Altered Beast  Kynan    0:15:51 ()
Dany Gurdall  Qu'attendez-vous de moi?   Options 7-inch single (originally)  Columbia    0:18:56 ()
Of Montreal  Wraith Pinned to the Mist and Other Games   Options The Sunlandic Twins  Polyvinyl    0:21:14 ()
Music behind DJ:
Bunny Kick   Options Uh-oh!  Asphodel    0:24:49 ()
Lola Dutronic  To Sir With Love   Options The World of Lola Dutronic  Bongo Beat    0:28:34 ()
Al Green  To Sir With Love   Options 7-inch single  Hi    0:32:43 ()
Krys O. with R. Stevie Moore  To Sir With Love   Options Difficult Personality  R. Stevie Moore    0:36:51 ()
Madeline Bell  To Sir With Love   Options Doin' Things  Philips/RPM    0:39:25 ()
The Cowsills  Painting the Day   Options Painting The Day - The Angelic Psychedelia Of The Cowsills  Cherry Red    0:42:33 ()
Degiheugi  Betty   Options Endless Smile  Endless Smile Records    0:44:46 ()
Of Montreal  Everything Disappears When You Come Around   Options Cherry Peel  Bar None    0:48:34 ()
Music behind DJ:
Shudder to Think 
pH Balanced   Options High Art (soundtrack)  Velvel    0:51:11 ()
Ken Nordine  Blue   Options Colors  Asphodel    0:55:46 ()
Donovan  Wear Your Love Like Heaven   Options A Gift From A Flower To A Garden  Epic    0:57:06 ()
Ken Nordine  Yellow   Options Colors  Asphodel    0:59:36 ()
Microholiday  Outerspace Colourdome   Options Slanted Sun Through Greenhouse Moments  Yellow Fantastic Recordings    1:01:02 ()
Myrna Loy  dialogue from   Options Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House  RKO Radio Pictures    1:04:39 ()
Pascal Comelade  Paint It Black   Options Musiques pour Films vol. 2  Les Disques du Soleil et de L'Acier    1:06:34 ()
Rolling Stones  Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow?   Options Flowers  London    1:10:23 ()
Pizzicato Five  Action Painting   Options Pizzicato V In Action  Non-Standard    1:12:55 ()
Music behind DJ:
Thomas Stronen 
Dispatches   Options Pohlitz  Rune Grammofon    1:17:59 ()
Talking Heads  Artists Only   Options More Songs About Buildings and Food  Sire    1:22:09 ()
Marcus D  Blank Canvas ft. Substantial   Options The Lone Wolf LP  AbsolutZero    1:25:54 ()
Melodysheep  Happy Little Clouds: Bob Ross Remixed   Options PBS Remixed    (aka John D. Boswell)
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1:30:45 ()
Stan Kenton  Artistry Jumps   Options 78  Capitol    1:34:23 ()
Jean Seberg  A Million Miles Away Behind the Door   Options Paint Your Wagon (soundtrack)  MCA    1:36:54 ()
Johnny Cash  No Expectations   Options The Essential Johnny Cash  Legacy    1:40:13 ()
Music behind DJ:
World Standard 
The Lonely Driver 1952   Options Country Gazette  Asphodel    1:43:23 ()
Chuck Berry  Aimlessly Drifting   Options The Chess Years  Chess    1:45:58 ()
Sue Garner  Silver Wings   Options To Run More Smoothly  Thrill Jockey    1:51:24 ()
The Cosmic Rays  Dreaming   Options Sun Ra: TheSingles  Evidence    1:54:12 ()
The Comedian Harmonists  Tea for Two   Options The Comedian Harmonists  Hannibal    1:56:59 ()
Music behind DJ:
Johnny Beecher 
Sax Fifth Avenue   Options 45 played at 33  Warner Bros.    1:59:23 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 11:56am βrian:

Good day, Charlie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 12:02pm Michael:

Afternoon Charlie and hiya Brian.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:02pm Doug Schulkind:

Doing and Nothingness, by Jean-Charlie Sartrelewis!
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:02pm Charlie:

Hello there, βrian.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 12:02pm bobdoesthings:

Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:03pm Charlie:

Hola, Doug! Greets, Bobdoesthings.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 12:03pm Lewis:

gotta go get a sandwich - back shortly!

cheers all!
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:03pm ndbob:

afternoon Charlie et al
  Thu. 6/4/15 12:04pm Listening Out There:

Soon as I get done with this meeting, I will indeed be listening...
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:04pm ndbob:

on a crappy old computer until I et the new one up - regular computer died yeterday
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 12:05pm Jesse K:

Afternoon all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 12:05pm mauri:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 12:06pm Carmichael:

Good day, Sir Charles. Great cha-cha-ey start to the festivities.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:06pm Charlie:

Hello ndBob! Listening! Jesse! Lewis! Mauri! eyup!
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:06pm βrian:

Occupato a fare niente.
  Thu. 6/4/15 12:08pm Peter & Sarah:

Great start!
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:08pm Charlie:

toute occupe a faire rien (?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 12:09pm mauri:

again I thought ISB being Dr. Strangely Strange
  Thu. 6/4/15 12:09pm βrian:

Oui, c'est ça !
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:10pm Charlie:

somehow, dr strangely strange have escaped my notice. must investigate.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:10pm Charlie:

Can anyone translate "busy doing nothing" into any other languages?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 12:12pm doctorjazz:

Hi all, likely won't have time to chat, but enjoying the listening.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:13pm Charlie:

ok, Dr J. thanks for saying hi.
  Thu. 6/4/15 12:14pm frenchee:

oh dang, I boogalooooed /bugalooed in too late to hear Lex Baxter! And Inc. String Band, aaaayeee. Hi Charlie
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:15pm Charlie:

yo, frenchee in da house :)
  Thu. 6/4/15 12:16pm gary mitchell:

a semi-official good afternoon to you Charlie & co.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:17pm ndbob:

Heya Garrryyyy
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 12:17pm thatpatsmith:

Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:18pm Charlie:

Holla, that pat
Hey Gary! Let's make it official. Good afternoon!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 12:20pm bobdoesthings:

WHOAAAA.. with this Dany Gurdall... instant loveeee clicky clikcy clicky!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 12:21pm Carmichael:

I grew up with that 10cc album. Turned me into the me I am today ...
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:21pm βrian:

Charlie, got a date for this Dany Gurdall?
  Thu. 6/4/15 12:22pm frenchee:

from my Irish-Amerrrrican boss: gnóthach ag rud ar bith
  Thu. 6/4/15 12:22pm jan:

Hi Charlie, on location in edgewater nj. Hoping for good light and inspiration from your program and the site.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 12:22pm bobdoesthings:

@brian 1968 -- www.discogs.com...
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:22pm Charlie:

thank you frenchee!
βrian: 1968
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:23pm Charlie:

hi Jan -- wishing you good light!
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:29pm βrian:

Huh. Just saw this movie again, not too long ago.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:33pm βrian:

Al? Where did *this* come from? Wild.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 12:33pm Uncle Michael:

It's not easy being Green.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:33pm Charlie:

βrian -- how is it? Never actually seen it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 12:34pm doctorjazz:

AL, GREAT VERSION, great segue.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:34pm Charlie:

Knowing Al, "sir" should be capitalized, more than just because it's a title.
  Thu. 6/4/15 12:34pm Peter & Sarah:

Dawn Penn did a great reggae version of this.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:34pm βrian:

Oh, a little mawkish, but what the hell?
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:35pm Charlie:

Yay, Uncle Michael's here!
Hi Peter & Sarah -- wish I had that one :)
  Thu. 6/4/15 12:36pm Tamar:

This is so funny! I was just seeking out this song yesterday on YouTube (after listening to the Miladys' version in French).
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 12:36pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:38pm Charlie:

Hi Tamar! I found yesterday that a number of Chinese singers, including the great Teresa Teng, recorded the song, but I couldn't find any of them to beg, borrow, or steal.
  Thu. 6/4/15 12:40pm Peter & Sarah:

  Thu. 6/4/15 12:43pm Tamar:

It's a great song, but a bit creepy,
  Thu. 6/4/15 12:45pm frenchee:

Love those cosmic Cowsills....thanks CHARLIE!
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:45pm Charlie:

Especially four times in a row ;)
  Thu. 6/4/15 12:46pm frenchee:

Aw geeeez, I step away from the computer for a minnit and miss Krys O with RSM?
disappointed smiley
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:46pm Charlie:

Peter & Sarah -- I think I've reached my legal limit for the day ;) -- will save for another occasion. Here's one I got from your show, Peter :)
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:46pm Charlie:

archive, ms frenchee
  Thu. 6/4/15 12:47pm Peter & Sarah:

Just about the cutist sample....
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:47pm Charlie:

agreed! this is a brilliant cut-up job.
  Thu. 6/4/15 12:49pm Peter & Sarah:

And geer's the original cong:
  Thu. 6/4/15 12:51pm Peter & Sarah:

Whoops...drung keyboatd again!
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:52pm Charlie:

Ooh! looking forward to checking that out!
  Thu. 6/4/15 12:52pm frenchee:

Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 12:58pm Charlie:

that's my new band: The Archive Smileys!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:00pm Uncle Michael:

  Thu. 6/4/15 1:02pm gary mitchell:

I can't believe it... Nordine's still alive
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:02pm Parq:

I thought maybe that Nordine was going to turn into one of those 7-Up commercials he used to do.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:04pm Charlie:

He is quite old, but was active until recently at least.
  Thu. 6/4/15 1:05pm frenchee:

Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:07pm Charlie:

She is so good in that movie. I loves me some Myrna.
  Thu. 6/4/15 1:07pm frenchee:

"uhhhh-huh" Ya got that CHOLLY?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:08pm Lewis:

The stones played here last night - missed an opportunity to record them from my porch a mile or so away. would have been a pretty cool ambient thing. I think I picked out gimme shelter at one point.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:10pm doctorjazz:

have to poke my head in here, Great Paint It Black, makes me smile.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:11pm Charlie:

I love The Ambient Stones!
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:11pm Charlie:

Yuh, I got it, Frenchee.
  Thu. 6/4/15 1:15pm gary mitchell:

euphonious, man
  Thu. 6/4/15 1:17pm steve Marcus:

hi Charlie
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:18pm Charlie:

hey Steve!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:20pm Roberto:

Mike Rowe Holiday?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:23pm mauri:

charlies brushhour
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:24pm Charlie:

busman's holiday? - roberto
mauri - you've heard of fishing with john? this is painting with charlie :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:26pm Lewis:

sometimes the Talking Heads stand up better than others...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:26pm bobdoesthings:

yeah! that's art!!!
  Thu. 6/4/15 1:27pm frenchee:

Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:28pm Charlie:

lol frenchee
so Lewis, which is it today?
  Thu. 6/4/15 1:28pm steve Marcus:

Marcus! aces, babe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:29pm Lewis:

right - standing up nicely!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:29pm mauri:

it's a good show you got going on charlie
I really feel like painting now. been years.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:32pm Charlie:

Is there a Marcus in the house? Yes, two, thank you.
  Thu. 6/4/15 1:32pm frenchee:

watch out, Melodyshep! The Bob Ross estate is very sue-happy, not cloud-happy.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:33pm βrian:

Shucks, I missed Ken Nordine. At least I''m no longer famished.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:33pm Parq:

This auto-tuned Bob Ross is brilliant.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:33pm Charlie:

this remix was commissioned by PBS, frenchee. he also did mr rogers and julia child and more
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:34pm Doug Schulkind:

Love this, Charlie. The remixes of Fred Rogers are wonderful, too, and make me cry.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:34pm Carmichael:

Putting on my afro and picking up my pallette.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:35pm Charlie:

mauri -- yes, paint, why not?
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:37pm ndbob:

and back - had to exchange new computer
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:37pm βrian:

Jean sang? Who knew?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:38pm Brian in UK:

Hello Charlie. I'm in that fountain.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:38pm Charlie:

wb, ndBob
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:38pm ndbob:

ty Charlie!
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:38pm Charlie:

hi Brian in UK!
who knew Clint Eastwood sang, for that matter?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:40pm Uncle Michael:

The definitive "I Talk To The Trees" has to be Dickie Smothers'.
  Thu. 6/4/15 1:40pm gary mitchell:

or Lee Marvin for that matter
  Thu. 6/4/15 1:40pm Listening Out There:

Clint Eastwood is a big jazz fan. Might have something to do with his attempt to sing...
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:41pm Charlie:

Gary - exactly! And they're all wonderful.
Uncle Michael -- I'd love to hear that one!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:42pm doctorjazz:

I believe Clint Eastwood is actually a pretty good jazz pianist.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:42pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:43pm Wilson K:

If I had one station pouring in to my coffin for eternity, Drummer would be my choice—surpassing WFMU as my previous choice. Gotta redraft the will now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:43pm Uncle Michael:

This is my new favorite Stones' cover.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:44pm Brian in UK:

Clint's son Kyle was over here recently.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:45pm Guido from Cologne:

Wasn't that the tune John Hardy was a Desperate Little Man or sth. in original?
  Thu. 6/4/15 1:46pm jan:

Got me reading about Jean Seberg- had no idea about her singing. Sad story of FBI destroying her life.land of the free!
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:51pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie!
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:51pm Charlie:

Hi Wilson, glad you're a stream loyalist!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:52pm Uncle Michael:

I've never heard this version of this great Merle Haggard song before.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:56pm Wilson K:

I'm a loyalist alright! I'm willing to go BEYOND THE GRAVE. Or wait. Really just, to the grave. I'M WILLING TO GO TO THE GRAVE.
  Thu. 6/4/15 1:57pm steve Marcus:

Wow...never heard this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:57pm Parq:

Charlie, you must get tired of hearing this, but this was yet another terrific show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:58pm doctorjazz:

That Sun Ra singles CD is just amazing, haven't heard it in a while, have to pull it out...
  Thu. 6/4/15 1:58pm gary mitchell:

back-to-back vocal group bliss
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 1:58pm doctorjazz:

Do you get tired of hearing it? It really was a great show, thanks.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 1:59pm Doug Schulkind:

Such a stunning sequence, Charlie. Thanks for Nothing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 2:00pm Carmichael:

Don't bug him, Doug. He's busy!
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 2:02pm Charlie:

Thanks everybody see you next week!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 2:02pm northguineahills:

Thanks Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/4/15 2:03pm Michael:

Thanks much Charlie.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 2:07pm Charlie:

Late greetings to Parq, northguineahills, Michael, and anyone else I missed.
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 2:07pm βrian:

That Milady's version:
Avatar Thu. 6/4/15 2:14pm Charlie:

That's really very nice. Thanks, βrian.
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