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Playlist for 18 June 2015 Options | Butterfly effect

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Artist Song Album Label Images Approx. start time
Ruth Krauss (author)/Maurice Sendak (illustrator)    Open House for Butterflies  Harper & Row 
Danny Guglielmi  Mosquito Festival   Options Americana Volume 1: Vox Populi (various artists; compiled by Citizen Kafka)  Varieties of Musical Experience    0:00:00 ()
Paolo Zavallone and His Orchestra  Papillon Rouge   Options Music for Dancefloors: Cream of the Bosworth Library Sessions  Strut    0:01:55 ()
Tony Burrello  There's a New Sound (The Sound Of Worms)   Options Greasy Kid Stuff: Songs from Inside the Radio (various artists)  Confidential Recordings    0:05:56 ()
Charlie and Todd  A Conversation Between Two Red Ants   Options Party Fun With Recorders  Comfort Stand    0:08:20 ()
Bran Flakes  Rodeo Butterfly   Options I Have Hands  Illegal    0:09:01 ()
Ryan Hardy  Chesney the Butterfly   Options Zombie Raising  Ryan Hardy/Conjure Up Recordings    0:11:34 ()
Parliament  Mr. Wiggles   Options Motor-Booty Affair  Casablanca    0:14:59 ()
Music behind DJ:
Monkey Monarchy   Options Starship In Worship  Bellissima    0:21:12 ()
R. Stevie Moore  Icarus   Options Advanced  R. Stevie Moore    0:24:40 ()
Chrysalis  Lacewing   Options Definition  MGM    0:28:42 ()
Dana Gillespie  Life Is Short   Options Foolish Seasons  London    0:32:00 ()
Shocking Blue  The Butterfly and I   Options At Home  Pink Elephant; Repertoire    0:34:37 ()
XTC  Summer's Cauldron   Options Skylarking  Virgin    0:38:26 ()
Meadow House  Midgefly Larvae Lover   Options Tongue Under a Ton of Nine Volters  Alcohol    0:41:13 ()
Music behind DJ:
Beastie Boys 
Electric Worm   Options The Mix Up  EMI    0:43:25 ()
Dump  White Worms   Options Ernie: Songs Of Ernest Noyes Brookings (various artists)  Gadfly    0:46:33 ()
Bob Dorough  Lazy Afternoon   Options Just About Everything  Focus    0:49:50 ()
Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen  Honeysuckle Honey   Options Country Casanova  Paramount    0:52:14 ()
Shonen Knife  Buttefly Boy   Options Rock Animals  Virgin    0:54:37 ()
Sonic Youth  Drunken Butterfly   Options Dirty  DGC    0:59:33 ()
Lucille Ball  Glow-worm   Options I Love Lucy episode  a Desi-Lu production    1:02:35 ()
Mills Brothers  Glow-worm   Options 7-inch single  Decca    1:03:52 ()
Music behind DJ:
Colortone Library 
Jazz for Butterflies   Options Colortone Library  Yellow Fantastic Recordings    1:06:47 ()
Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band  Ant Man Bee   Options Trout Mask Replica  Reprise    1:13:13 ()
Ernie Kovacs  Happy Birthday to a Bookworm   Options The Ernie Kovacs Album  Columbia    1:16:57 ()
Danny Kaye  Inchworm   Options Hans Christian Andersen  MCA    1:19:00 ()
(with) Mike Patton  Butterfly in a Glass Maze   Options Adult Themes for Voice  Tzadik    1:20:13 ()
Cleaners from Venus  Drowning Butterflies   Options Under Wartime Conditions  Cleaners from Venus    1:22:31 ()
Cyril Ritchard  "How doth the little crocodile . . . "   Options Alice's Adventures in Wonderland  Riverside    1:27:01 ()
Incredible String Band  Cousin Caterpillar   Options The Big Huge  Elektra    1:28:18 ()
Music behind DJ:
Bubble Butterflies   Options #CCIDAP2012: Indonesian CC Music Compilation (various artists)  Indonesian Netlabel Union    1:33:25 ()
Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers w. RKO Radio Studio Orchestra  They All Laughed, from Shall We Dance   Options Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers at RKO  Rhino    1:37:02 ()
Ginger Rogers w. RKO Radio Studio Orchestra  They All Laughed, from Shall We Dance   Options Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers at RKO  Rhino    1:40:23 ()
Frank Chacksfield Orchestra  Elusive Butterfly   Options Frank Chacksfield Orchestra, Vol. 4  Starborne    1:42:03 ()
Alice Cooper  Titanic Overture; 10 Minutes Before the Worm   Options Pretties for You  Straight    1:44:30 ()
Ohio Players  Funky Worm (instrumental)   Options 7-inch single  Westbound    1:47:21 ()
Al Hibbler  Poor Butterfly   Options 78  Chess    1:50:06 ()
Stina Nordenstam  Butterfly   Options The World Is Saved  V2    1:52:42 ()
The Strangers  Caterpillar Crawl   Options 7-inch single (originally); played from DJ Waah Waah Bugs Out! (Greasy Kid Stuff 2004 WFMU Marathon Premium)  Titan    1:57:19 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 11:57am Artie Haywire:

"Painter of Landscapes"
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 11:57am ndbob:

Heya Charlie, Artie, everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 6/18/15 12:03pm Parq:

Missed the opening track but love the Sendak illo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 12:03pm Michael:

Hey now Charlie and everyone else!
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:04pm Charlie:

greets! Hi Artie, Bob, Parq, Michael!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 12:05pm thatpatsmith:

hi hi hi
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:05pm βrian:

Good late morning from the isthmus.
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:07pm βrian:

We've planted some milkweed in our back yard for the Monarchs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 12:09pm Dominick:

great lost SMiLE track
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:14pm Charlie:

Hello, thatPat, βrian, Dominick!
@ Dominick -- yes, haha!
  Thu. 6/18/15 12:14pm testingwithfire:

on time to the party this week. .. hi Charlie and everyone!
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:17pm Charlie:

welcome, testingwithfire! glad you could make it today :)
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:18pm Jesse K:

howdy Charlie and doers!
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:19pm Charlie:

Jesse! How ya doin?
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:19pm Charlie:

So, did any of you purty butterflies used to be caterpillars, or what? Maybe you used to be a bookworm? Or a wallflower . . .
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 12:20pm Michael:

@Jessie: where at the ICA are you broadcasting from?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 12:20pm mauri:

cha cha cha charlie!
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:21pm Charlie:

Hi mauri!
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:21pm Charlie:

Go wiggle!
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:23pm Jesse K:

@Michael, I'm on the 4th floor galleries. The Foster Prize show. There's a reception today so should be busy, are you coming by?
  Thu. 6/18/15 12:24pm Jeff g.:

I've regressed to the larva stage.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 12:25pm mauri:

ants took my habanero plant pot as their home. now its clean. worms are spreadin gossip about my kale and its pouring down.
  Thu. 6/18/15 12:26pm jan:

Busy doing work while listening to your stream. We were out the other week in Weehawken trying to make some photos. Today indoors so it's easier to listen.
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:29pm Charlie:

Hey, Jeff G -- Hello young larva!
Hi Jan, glad you're here.
Mauri - those worms will talk . . .
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 12:29pm Michael:

Jessie: I may try to stop by. I've got to be down that way this afternoon. Haven't been there since the Ragnar Kjartansson show was there.
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:30pm βrian:

Had to jump off to hear the President speak. Another day, another mass killing ...
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:31pm northguineahills:

I didn't plant habanero this year, but my four-year old jalapeno plant is going bonkers!
  Thu. 6/18/15 12:36pm testingwithfire:

charlie ... are you on twitter? some of my followers need to know abt your show :-)
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:36pm Charlie:

Here's to the habanero.
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:38pm Charlie:

@testing -- no, I'm not on twitter. I've been meaning to make a separate Facebook page, but haven't got around to it. you can direct people to the Give the Drummer Radio facebook page. (url forthcoming)
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:38pm Jesse K:

@Michael, I thought that Kjartansson show was excellent. Say hi if you do stop in! It's free after 5pm. Bring a record!
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:38pm Charlie:

Give the Drummer Radio on FB:
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 12:43pm Listener Scott:

I thought it was a crime to not less Grass segue
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 12:44pm Listener Scott:

(That is, I thought it was prohibited by statute or case law)
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:49pm Charlie:

@Scott - understood. they do go together . . .
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 12:50pm Charlie:

the xtc police might come after me
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 12:59pm Webhamster Henry:

Shonen Knife are on tour in the USA right now.
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 1:00pm Charlie:

Hi Henry! Wow, they're still at it.
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 1:01pm northguineahills:

Haha, drunken butterfly!
  Thu. 6/18/15 1:11pm Ike:

Hello hey hi
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 1:13pm Listener Scott:

See also: Gutterflies! (Supper's Ready)
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 1:14pm nanantatee:

The music on today's program is completely insectdental
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 1:15pm Charlie:

Hi Ike, how's by you?
@nanantatee -- in insect we trust
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 1:18pm Dominick:

All hail Kovacs!
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 1:25pm northguineahills:

Thanks Charlie, a fluttering I go!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 1:25pm Dominick:

Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 1:31pm βrian:

What, no readings from the famous lepidopterist, Nabokov?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 1:34pm pacific standard simon:

This show bugs me, man.
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 1:35pm βrian:

Or the extended version of In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida?
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 1:37pm ndbob:

no rodents in the garden I guess
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 1:38pm βrian:

"I've butterflies in my stomach," saith the robin.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 6/18/15 1:38pm Roberto:

Louder please, need to drown out my blowhard work neighbor.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 1:40pm pacific standard simon:

Tapdancing millipede?
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 1:40pm Charlie:

hi simon - it's buggy
roberto - this tapping ought to do it
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 6/18/15 1:42pm Roberto:

Gracias Carlito.
  Thu. 6/18/15 1:42pm Jeff g.:

Gotta fly - thanks, Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 1:42pm Michael:

Thanks Charlie - gotta run!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 1:42pm pacific standard simon:

I say "hi" like the spider to the fly.
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 1:45pm βrian:

"Ever since I can remember, I was born to butterfly."
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 1:47pm Charlie:

adios, departing bdn-ers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 1:48pm pacific standard simon:

I'm half convinced that "Titanic Overture" is nothing more than Frank Zappa screwing around on the organ, a la his organ solo on "Little House I Used To Live In".
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 1:50pm Charlie:

very possible. it also sounds to me like "going out of my head"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 1:51pm pacific standard simon:

That too, yes!
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 1:51pm βrian:

Hey, that's a voice!
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 1:53pm Charlie:

He could be heard in the rafters.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/18/15 1:54pm pacific standard simon:

Stay out of the rafters; that's where Boris the spider lives.
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 1:55pm Charlie:

Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 1:57pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie!
Avatar Thu. 6/18/15 1:58pm Charlie:

thanks! see you next week.
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