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Options June 11, 2015: Beauty Is a Mere Thing

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
James Last  Wig Wam Bam / Let's Dance / Rock and Roll Part 2   Options Non Stop Dancing '73  Polydor  1973  LP      0:00:00 ()
The Enoch Light Singers  I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight   Options 12 Smash Hits  Project 3  1968  LP      0:06:41 ()
Ted Heath and His Music  Honky Tonk Women   Options The Big Ones  London Phase 4  1970  LP      0:09:24 ()
Living Marimbas  Proud Mary   Options "Spanish Harlem" and Other Hits  RCA Camden  1971  LP      0:12:45 ()
The Groovin' Strings and Things  Walk Away Renee   Options The Groovin' Strings and Things  CUB  1968  LP      0:15:05 ()
The Living Voices  Like a Rolling Stone   Options Spy Magazine Presents: Soft, Safe and Sanitized Vol. 3  Rhino  1994  CD  From 1966    0:17:50 ()
James Last  Silver Machine / Children of the Revolution / School's Out   Options Non Stop Dancing '73  Polydor  1973  LP      0:23:48 ()
 
Communions  Cobblestones   Options single  Posh Isolation  2015  45    *   0:35:33 ()
Hazel English  Never Going Home   Options   Hazel English  2015  MP3    *   0:37:41 ()
Wallpaper  Toy Boy   Options Songs for the Jet Set Vol 2  Jet Set  1999  CD      0:41:31 ()
R.E.M. and Muppet Rocker  Furry Happy Monsters   Options Songs from the Street: 35 Years of Music  Sesame Workshop  2003  CD      0:44:19 ()
Evie Sands with Belle and Sebastian  Take Me for a Little While   Options Queen of Diamonds / Jack of Hearts  Train Wreck  2014  CD      0:47:40 ()
Los Quandos  Soul Man   Options ¡Chicas! Spanish Female Singers Vol. 2 1963-1978  VampiSoul  2015  CD  From 1968  *   0:50:47 ()
The Jokers  Tabou   Options Popcorn Exotica  Croydon Municipal  2015  CD    *   0:53:27 ()
Adolph Jacobs  Cannibal Stew   Options New Breed Blues with Black Popcorn  Kent / Ace  2013  CD      0:56:24 ()
Vivien Goldman  Private Armies Dub   Options Sherwood at the Controls, Volume 1: 1979 – 1984  On-U Sound  2015  CD  From 1981  *   1:00:16 ()
Drinks  Hermits on Holiday   Options   Heavenly Recordings  2015  MP3  Feat. Cate Le Bon  *   1:04:13 ()
Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp  Yawn   Options The Thing That Everything Else Is About  Red Wig  2010  CD      1:07:37 ()
The Mothmen  Not Moving   Options Pay Attention!  On-U Sound  2015  CD  From 1980  *   1:12:40 ()
Empire  Hot Seat   Options Expensive Sound  Poorly Packaged Products  2003  CD  From 1981    1:14:21 ()
Dangerous Birds  Alpha Romeo   Options DIY: Mass. Ave.: The Boston Scene (1975-83)  Rhino  1993  CD  From 1982    1:17:34 ()
Motels  Whose Problem?   Options Careful  Capitol  1980  LP      1:20:27 ()
Family Fodder  Film Music   Options More Great Hits!  Jungle  2008  CD  From 1981 single    1:24:23 ()
 
 
Single File: a bunch of 45s, all in a row
Lulu  Morning Dew   Options single  Epic  1968  45      1:34:12 ()
Future  Love Is All You've Got   Options single  Shamley  1969  45      1:36:47 ()
Sam Cooke  Another Saturday Night   Options single  RCA Victor  1963  45      1:39:31 ()
Graham Parker & the Rumour  Kansas City   Options single  Phonogram  1976  45      1:41:45 ()
Ashford and Simpson  Don't Cost You Nothing   Options single  Warner Brothers  1977  45      1:44:37 ()
Houseband  Dancing Shoes   Options single  Midland International  1977  45      1:48:15 ()
Terry Fell and the Fellers  Truck Driving Man   Options single  X  1954  45      1:51:55 ()
The Emotions  Echo   Options single  Kapp  1962  45      1:54:14 ()
Little Roger & the Goosebumps  Gilligan's Island (Stairway)   Options single  Splash  1978  45      1:56:36 ()
 
Boredoms  Seadrum   Options Seadrum / House of Sun  Vice/Warner Music Japan  2005  CD      2:10:53 ()
Alice Coltrane  Shiva-Loka   Options Journey in Satchidananda  Impulse/MCA  1997  CD  From 1970    2:32:07 ()
Ornette Coleman  Beauty Is a Rare Thing   Options Beauty Is a Rare Thing: The Complete Atlantic Recordings  Atlantic/Rhino  1993  CD  From 1960; R.I.P.    2:38:34 ()
Ornette Coleman  Lonely Woman   Options Beauty Is a Rare Thing: The Complete Atlantic Recordings  Atlantic/Rhino  1993  CD  From 1959    2:45:44 ()
Michael Chapman  In the Valley   Options Window  Light in the Attic  2015  LP  From 1970  *   2:51:24 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 9:04am Claw!:

Good morning, Joe and listeners!
RIP, Mr. Last...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:04am Cheri Pi:

Present!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:05am northguineahills:

I wonder if anyone has James Last's whole back catalog, how many records would that be?
Avatar    Thu. 6/11/15 9:06am SeanG:

HEY!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:06am Marcel M:

Hellow Joe n' friends
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:07am northguineahills:

Better then the original (Gary Glitter?) version
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 9:07am Joe McG:

Hello, friends! @ngh: He recorded over 200!
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 9:08am pierre:

SAlut Joe !
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:08am Uncle Michael:

I have a shit-ton of James Last in digital form.

Good morning one and all.
  Thu. 6/11/15 9:09am John W:

What a peppy way to start this blah Thursday morning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:09am dale:

enoch light only rivaled by the mitch miller singers in my amateur estimation
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 9:10am OTB:

Morning, Joe and all!
I could ask for no better start to my workday than this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:10am dale:

could the hollyridge strings be far off?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:11am northguineahills:

I always had a soft spot for Enoch Light for some reason, it helps that his records are easy to find in thrift stores.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:11am Uncle Michael:

I'm thinking "Les Humphries."
Avatar    Thu. 6/11/15 9:11am KP:

Good morning Joe
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 9:12am Claw!:

This is so much better than the original.
  Thu. 6/11/15 9:13am Jack:

Montovani? Ray Coniff? RIP Mr. Giant Man
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:15am sphere:

hello peoplez
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:15am Kurt Gottschalk:

tuned in during ted heath. amazing how instantly recognizable that simple melody is.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:16am Uncle Michael:

I'm stealing this whole set for bed music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:16am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...suddenly 1,000 episodes of Mike Douglas flood into memory from some lobe deep in the brain where they've hidden for 40 years...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:17am Santos L Halper:

I missed James Last doing Wig Wam Bam?! Dang. Been digging these other covers tho.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 9:17am OTB:

Swiftly and painfully transported back to the days of "beautiful music" stations...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:17am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe, she blew my nose and then she blew my mind, loses it's essence with swoooning strings.

I got a soft spot, in our back yard.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:18am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...you're spared these vocals I'm hearing OTB...
  Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:18am Garth:

This music is almost too good to be getting work done to.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:18am Marcel M:

Joe, you going to this shindig in Greenpoint Saturday?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:19am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...or not...
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 9:20am OTB:

RRN63 - I was gonna say...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:20am northguineahills:

@UM: And we'd all be better off for it!
  Thu. 6/11/15 9:20am KP:

Didn't you!
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 9:21am Claw!:

Man, VHS cover art could be so great. I miss walking up and down the aisles of Blockbuster and seeing shit like this, especially in the horror section:
www.wired.com...
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 9:21am Joe McG:

KICKS...for you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:21am mauri:

always liked the spirits version of this song the most
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:21am Brian in UK:

Is MAD magazine still ventilating?
  Thu. 6/11/15 9:21am V Priceless:

Mornin' Joe and all!

RIP Christopher Lee.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:22am Brian in UK:

@mauri was that on Spirit of '76? If so, totally agree.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:23am Uncle Michael:

I sure could go for some Murry Wilson.
  Thu. 6/11/15 9:23am fredr:

By far the greatest version of Like...RS!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:23am mauri:

Yeah that's the one Brian.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:23am dale:

anthony newley starred in a GARBAGE PAIL KIDS MOVIE?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:24am melinda:

What a great cover of Like a Rolling Stone.
  Thu. 6/11/15 9:24am John W:

RIP James Last:
http://time.com/3917299/james-last-music-band-leader-died/

He was still performing this year at age 86. All that music must have paid off.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:25am Cheri Pi:

INSANE!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:25am Brian in UK:

Lemmy on bass?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:26am bobdoesthings:

good morning
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:26am northguineahills:

cool, thanks Claw!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:27am MD:

..././.-../.-../--- ALL!!!!
  Thu. 6/11/15 9:29am Cooh John:

I feel like I'm in the WFMU elevator
  Thu. 6/11/15 9:29am Brendan:

Hiya Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:30am Uncle Michael:

Three Suns bed music?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:30am Brian in UK:

Joe, have you got 'Born to be Wild' by Bert Kaempfert?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:31am MD:

HE NOW SITS ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE OF THE HEAD GIANT IN GIANT LAND!!! RIP JAMES!
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 9:32am Claw!:

Lovely first set, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:32am MD:

Oh wait I ment to write ...././.-../.-../---
not "sello" but hello!!! GOOD MORNING ALL!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:33am thedunkel:

Morning Joe! Morning Fellow Surface Noise Fans! - great start for my ears today (as usual!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:34am Brian in UK:

It's got to have a melody said the old folks. A tune you can whistle. Hence The Old Grey Whistle Test.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:36am Uncle Michael:

I never knew that was what the name meant.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 9:37am Joe McG:

@Brian: That would have been a great addition to the set! I had the version by Enoch Light but didn't want to hit up Enoch twice in one set. He's less recently dead.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:40am Brian in UK:

@Uncle that was the acid test for songwriters, if the doorman in the writers building could whistle it straight off. It's a hit. So the story goes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:42am Uncle Michael:

Thanks for the information.

The first rule of Beat Club is never talk about Beat Club.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:42am Brian in UK:

I thought Superior Viaduct was a good label name but Posh Isolation knocks it into a cocked hat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:46am northguineahills:

I remember flippy through the channels one day, and seeing this on Sesame Street years ago. It made me smile.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:46am Cheri Pi:

How cute
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:47am Cheri Pi:

MONSTER DANCE PARTY
  Thu. 6/11/15 9:48am Mark:

Just heard that Ornette Coleman passed away this morning.

Might warrant a mini-tribute.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:48am Listener Scott:

Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Sesame St puppeteer) nailing the Kate Pierson part there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:49am sphere:

oh no. RIP Ornette.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:49am Andrew Waterloo:

Apparently, an emotional roller-coaster of a monster dance party.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:49am Cheri Pi:

RIP :(
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 9:49am Joe McG:

@Mark: Oh dear, I'm not up to that one, Mark. But I'm sure other DJs will do him justice. How sad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:49am sphere:

New York Times on Ornette:
www.nytimes.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:50am Ken From Hyde Park:

Note to self: find & watch episodes of "Get a Life."
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:50am doctorjazz:

Hi all-really sorry to hear about Ornette, haven't heard it. If it's true, I'd guess WKCR FM will be playing a tribute, usually just his music for 24 hrs (length varies). I'll check it out (after Joe, of course...)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:51am Brian in UK:

Please no more obits todays. Thank you.

Train Wreck is Chip Taylors's label. Saw him the other week. Wonderful man.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 9:52am βrian:

Purple haze over the isthmus today. Good morning.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 9:52am Claw!:

Oh, this is cool!
  Thu. 6/11/15 9:52am Kate:

Wow! this version of soul man is so fun!
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 9:53am OTB:

Ugh, drag about Ornette...he had a pretty good 85 years, though. We are so much richer for having had him on our planet.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:53am Brian in UK:

No offense Joe. Got to go for a motorbike ride and clear my head.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:55am Greg from Bloomfield:

Morning, Joe & all!

WHY HAVEN'T I BOUGHT POPCORN EXOTICA YET?! Gonna do that now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 9:56am northguineahills:

Oh, hell, Ornette?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:56am doctorjazz:

I'm with you on Popcorn Exotica, sounds great...race you to Amazon!
Avatar    Thu. 6/11/15 9:56am V Priceless:

what Greg from Bloomfield said
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:57am Greg from Bloomfield:

OK, that's all taken care of.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 9:57am Joe McG:

Yummy yum! A bit early for lunch, I guess....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 9:58am MD:

Gettin into the "teenage bachelor land" Joe...NICE!!!
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:05am Claw!:

Liberace at his most rock 'n' roll:
www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:07am Polyus:

Christopher Lee is also traded this world for the cold embrace of the crypt.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:09am OTB:

What's that thing about threes, Polyus?
Avatar    Thu. 6/11/15 10:10am SeanG:

everyone is dying all the time
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:19am Joe McG:

Wow, so has this comments board!
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:20am Claw!:

Hahaha... I was just thinking that, Joe!

Everyone has been busy contemplating their mortality.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:21am Joe McG:

@Claw!: No doubt! Everybody's bumming about all the dead people. I don't blame them!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:22am Polyus:

Eh, sooner or later we all go to meet the Wicker Man.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:22am Claw!:

I bet some "Born to be Alive" would fix that.
*hint, hint*
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:23am Stevel:

I, on the other hand, am not dead yet and continue to have an undying love for the Motels.

My vote is with Claw!
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:25am Claw!:

I'm pricing a huge stack of Disco records right now, so I may be influenced by them a little...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 10:26am sphere:

Disco is a pretty good way to get happy.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:26am Joe McG:

@Claw!: I have to play some disco one of these days. It's been a few weeks, I think.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:28am Claw!:

Yeah, Joe, you've been slackin' on the disco. Don't think I haven't noticed. ;-)
Fortunately your taste in everything else is also impeccable, so it ain't so bad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:28am melinda:

Disco yes.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:28am Joe McG:

@Claw: Aw!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:32am MD:

Empire! everyday i learn something new on WFMU!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:32am MD:

"fm uNIVERSITY!!!!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:32am Greg from Bloomfield:

According to my Instagram, EVERYBODY saw them at Radio City last nite...
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:34am Joe McG:

@Greg: Everybody except ME, you mean.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 10:35am paul b:

I remember that Dangerous Birds song as a 7" with
"Smile on your Face" on the flip (that one was a Thalia Zedek song) out on Propeller or Ace of Hearts records
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:35am Stevel:

Tired of death? Post-nuclear holocaust music will PERK YOU UP!!
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:35am Claw!:

@Stevel - HA!
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:35am Joe McG:

@PaulB: Yep, Propeller!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:36am Michele:

Hi Joe! I like this Lulu track!
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:37am Joe McG:

Hi, Michele! I like YOU! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:37am dale:

lulu is fantastic - when she gets that growl...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 10:41am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- & Lulu a 3rd Nov. baby like me. Don't hate it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 10:41am FernandoBelmondo:

Good morning Joe, Michelle and all. Thank you for a great show today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:41am Greg from Bloomfield:

...EXCEPT JOE. They're incredible live. Super posi.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:42am Joe McG:

@Greg: I've seen them 3 times. The first time was semi-life changing. The subsequent two, not so much. That's why the price seemed too high.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:43am Joe McG:

Thanks, Fernando, great to see you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 10:44am sphere:

i want to see Richard Thompson but the tickets are $60 each. :(
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:45am Michele:

I saw them about 18 years ago in Boston, when they played Judy and the Dream of Horses I thought I was going to LOSE MY MIND.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:46am Claw!:

This one goes out to the health nuts:
www.mcsweeneys.net...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:46am Michele:

Joe I am working the merch table for Big Blood, hope you are too!
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:47am Joe McG:

@Michele: I saw them around the same time, had the same reaction! @sphere: I respect that he's a great artist, but $60 is SO steep.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:47am Claw!:

Nice A&S cut right here!
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:47am Joe McG:

@Claw!: Finally got some disco up for you, forgot I brought a couple!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:48am Greg from Bloomfield:

I'm getting conflicting info about Big Blood—is it the 25th or the 27th?
Avatar    Thu. 6/11/15 10:48am SeanG:

Mekons are touring. Woo hoo!
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:48am Claw!:

Thanks, Joe. You're a peach. (◠‿◠)
  Thu. 6/11/15 10:49am MONEYBAG$:

@Michele was that show at some random building at BU?
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:53am Joe McG:

I'm with you on that one, SeanG! Already got my tickets.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:54am Michele:

@MONEYBAG$ - yes some theater, I went to BU and worked at the photographic resource center so go to go for free and meet them
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:54am Michele:

@Greg, I think its whatever the Saturday is, I think the 25th
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:54am Stevel:

BTW, the show is kicking ass, per usual. You make work much more enjoyable, Joe. Thanks.
Avatar    Thu. 6/11/15 10:54am SeanG:

Nice!
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:56am Joe McG:

You bet, Stevel, happy to make work pass faster!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:56am Michele:

Gotta go Joe, great show will catch the rest on the archive. xo
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:57am Joe McG:

Bye, Michele! ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 10:57am Marcel M:

Haha!

Bye Michele!
Avatar    Thu. 6/11/15 10:58am V Priceless:

oh this is superb! ; )
  Thu. 6/11/15 10:58am Brendan:

Hahaha!
Avatar    Thu. 6/11/15 10:58am V Priceless:

hold my calls!
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 10:58am Claw!:

Brilliant, this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 10:58am nickybones:

Holy shit, this is awesome.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 10:59am Marcel M:

Haaa sick
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 10:59am Parq:

What V Pricelss says. All work stops.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 10:59am Cecile:

where did you find this? This was as rare as hell for a while.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:59am thatpatsmith:

!!!!!!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:59am Ken From Hyde Park:

@Claw! - The American Chili Dog Association thanks you for mentioning their products.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:59am Stevel:

Been years since I've heard this.

[standing. applauding, especially the fake falsetto]
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 10:59am Listener Scott:

Remember this from Dr. Demento. Perfect mashup before mashup was a thing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 10:59am Greg from Bloomfield:

I used to be a Mary Ann guy but at some point I switched over to Ginger.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:00am Parq:

'Cile, Hell isn't rare, it's well done. Hee.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:00am Parq:

Interestingly, Gregg, I went just the opposite.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:00am Claw!:

@Ken - It's a good cleanse, Man!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:01am Scott Williams:

Hey Greg! Big Blood is Saturday July 25 - sorry for the confusing info that leaked out yesterday
  Thu. 6/11/15 11:01am someone had to say it...:

I hope that's credited to R.California, and not Page/Plant.
  Thu. 6/11/15 11:01am Brendan:

Encore! (Cig lighters ablaze)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 11:01am Greg from Bloomfield:

Thanks, Scott! I'll be there.
Avatar    Thu. 6/11/15 11:01am V Priceless:

haha..right you are, someone...!
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:02am Claw!:

Wow. What a find.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:05am Cecile:

I am completely the opposite on that song.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:06am Claw!:

The Grateful Dead??? *shudder*
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:09am Cecile:

I don't like Lee Hazelwood very much.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:10am Joe McG:

@Cecile: I like Lee Hazlewood VERY much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:11am Cecile:

see? that's probably why we disagree.
  Thu. 6/11/15 11:12am Brendan:

The natives are restless
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:12am Cecile:

yay, I love this Boredoms record. Somewhat underrated.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:12am Claw!:

I LOVE Lee Hazlewood in combination with Nancy Sinatra.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:13am Cecile:

See, I don't.
  Thu. 6/11/15 11:13am Brendan:

Perhaps we should offer them some fireball candy
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:13am Claw!:

I have this record in my hand right now, and I can't stop looking (and laughing) at the cover:
cps-static.rovicorp.com...
  Thu. 6/11/15 11:13am Brendan:

Wait no that will only piss them off
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:14am Claw!:

Womp womp
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 11:14am Stevel:

I adore Lee Hazelwood on a lightly-toasted baguette.

(I have never eaten Lee Hazelwood.)
  Thu. 6/11/15 11:14am doca:

Hi, Joe! Great show today. And I love this Boredoms track
  Thu. 6/11/15 11:15am Brendan:

Lee hazelwood coffee is so aromatic
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:16am Joe McG:

@Claw!: Love the cover, ha ha! @doca: Thanks!
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:19am Claw!:

I'm not a cat person, but it's tempting to make it my next avatar.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 11:20am Ken From Hyde Park:

@Joe - Swag arrived last week. The WFMU water bottle beats all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 11:21am Cheri Pi:

I love this album
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 11:21am Polyus:

what does it sound like Claw? Can the music possibly be as amazing as the cover?
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:21am Claw!:

This one's for you, V Priceless:
www.recordsale.de...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:22am Whosondephone:

this one would be a good audiosurf.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:24am Carmichael:

Hi Joe and ne'er do wells.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 11:25am Ken From Hyde Park:

From the "Oh, Dear" files: www.inforum.com...
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:26am Claw!:

@polyus - Not really my thing, but it's aite. Bluesy-ish rock - some nice organ on the opening cut. Found this on YouTube, if you're still curious:
www.youtube.com...
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:28am Joe McG:

@Ken: Good news about the water bottle! Bad news about that other person!
Avatar    Thu. 6/11/15 11:29am V Priceless:

thanks, Claw! Just what I wanna look at after dealing with an exploding toilet fiasco.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:30am Parq:

Reading the news. Christopher Lee and Ornette Coleman are standing in line at the Pearly Gates. St. Peter turns to them and says...
  Thu. 6/11/15 11:31am Brendan:

Hey hey hey St Peter!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:33am Cecile:

great back to back.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:33am northguineahills:

Perfect segue!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:33am Cecile:

Ornette passed? :(
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:33am Claw!:

Hahahaha! Sorry, Vee!
Avatar    Thu. 6/11/15 11:35am V Priceless:

@ Parq: "I know, I know..standing and waiting in line really blows...or bites, depending on your respective talent!"?

np - all good, C!
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:36am Claw!:

@Ken - Talk about "hot" and bothered. Yikes.
  Thu. 6/11/15 11:36am frenchee:

love love LOVE Alice C. and co. THANKS JOE
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:37am Joe McG:

Hey Cecile, you'll be happy to know that I brought a Rupert Holmes 45 today that I didn't play. Hope I just made your day! :)
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:37am Joe McG:

You bet, frenchee!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:37am Cecile:

You made my YEAR!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:38am Cecile:

OK, Joe, if you could play Lonely Woman by Ornette, that would be awesome.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:38am Joe McG:

@Cecile: Ha ha ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:40am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Thank You for Freeing Jazz Ornette Coleman. Wow.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:41am tim from champaign:

Hi Joe and gang! I can't listen right now but I'm following along on-line. RIP Ornette and James Last. I'm gonna have to find a way to sneak a listen to Fabio's show this afternoon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 11:41am doctorjazz:

Ornette's crying tone is particularly piercing/sad now...
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:42am Joe McG:

@tim: Yes, I'm eager to hear Fabio talk about James Last myself!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:43am Cecile:

hey tim!
  Thu. 6/11/15 11:45am Brendan:

Rip Ornette. After layin down some sweet grooves, you are just layin down , takin a set break. And Mr. Last you were First in Joe's show.
  Thu. 6/11/15 11:46am someone had to say it...:

sounds like a traffic jam in Clown Town.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:46am tim from champaign:

Yo Cecile!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 11:46am Greg from Bloomfield:

Ornette, Mr. Giant Man and Dracula. Rough week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:46am Cecile:

THANK YOU
  Thu. 6/11/15 11:46am someone had to say it...:

I like it though...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:48am Cecile:

Whenever I either play the record or the CD of this, I have to play Lonely Woman about three times.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:48am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- very expressive clowns: I have mused that many Free players have deep backgrounds in Roots musics - R&B, Soul, Gospel - but there are academics among them as well...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:49am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Charlie Haden - Bassist here, mid-western Country roots...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:50am Cecile:

and some players have both an academic and roots background.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:51am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...& that is Jazz.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:51am Carmichael:

Which Dracula died??
  Thu. 6/11/15 11:51am someone had to say it...:

I was being slightly flippant, rather than dismissive. I will repeat. I like it. And it is sad that Ornette has passed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:51am Cecile:

precisely, Rev

someone, I didn't take it that way.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 11:51am Greg from Bloomfield:

Christopher Lee :(
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:52am Parq:

Mrs. Parq and I had morning-coffee conversation over whether Lee would be mentioned in the news as Dracula or Saruman. I checked about four articles. All were quick to mention Saruman, but all led with Dracula.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 11:53am Greg from Bloomfield:

What a run. Dude had an incredible career already and then BLEW UP in his mid-70s.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:53am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@someone: yeah - horns, honks, cries, animals, naturalistic & expressive sounds.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:53am Cecile:

I called my husband: "Big loss in both our camps today. Ornette Coleman and Christopher Lee." My hubby grew up with Hammer horror.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:53am Carmichael:

Oh, son of a bitch, that's too bad about Lee. My favorite role of his was the leader of a gay motorcycle gang in the movie Serial.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 11:54am Polyus:

Gotta go catch my train like Scorpions said. Thanks for the soundtrack to a nice, chill morning, Joe.
  Thu. 6/11/15 11:54am Brendan:

Nice song Joe. Sums it up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:55am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Lee - WWII hero, spoke several languages, everybody loved him seems.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:56am Joe McG:

You bet, Polyus, have a great week. And everybody else, have a great week, too! I guess we're all flies buzzing around someone's memory at some point. Hopefully next week fewer people will die!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 11:56am Greg from Bloomfield:

Amen. Thanks, Joe!
Avatar    Thu. 6/11/15 11:57am Chris from DC:

Oh, didn't know about Christopher Lee. Sad.
Avatar Thu. 6/11/15 11:57am Claw!:

Thank you, Joe! Always a pleasure. :-) Enjoy the rest of your week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/11/15 11:57am Brian in UK:

That's better. Cobwebs blown away. Hey Family Fodder on the Wonderful Jungle label.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:57am common:

man im late! hello!
Avatar    Thu. 6/11/15 11:59am V Priceless:

thanks Joe!
  Thu. 6/11/15 11:59am someone had to say it...:

Great show Joe! Thanks! Now, where's my swag! :P
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/11/15 11:59am Cecile:

I did!
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