Options Strength Through Failure with Fabio: Playlist from January 14, 2016 Options

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The Failure of Noise
The Failure of Sound
The Failure of Rock
The Failure of the Avant Garde
The Failure of the Space Age
The Failure of Jazz
The Failure of Psychedelia
The Failure of Krautrock
The Failure of Electronic
The Failure of Pop
The Failure of Free-form
The Failure of the 20th Century

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Options January 14, 2016: Failure pays Tribute to David Bowie & Georgio Gomelsky

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Artist Track Album Format Approx. start time
James Last  Mr. Giant Man   Options Voodoo Party    0:00:00 ()
The Yardbirds  Still I'm Sad   Options   7"  0:19:51 ()
Blossom Toes  The Remarkable Saga of the Frozen Dog   Options We Are Ever So Clean    0:20:31 ()
Aphrodite's Child  7 Trumpets/Altamont   Options 666    0:20:48 ()
Aphrodite's Child  The Wedding of the Lamb   Options 666    0:21:02 ()
Magma  Klaus Kombalad   Options   7"  0:21:26 ()
Gong  Prostitute poem   Options Angels Egg    0:22:07 ()
John McLaughlin  Two for Two   Options Extrapolation    0:29:28 ()
Sonic Youth  Halloween   Options Bad Moon Rising    0:35:59 ()
Material  O.A.O.   Options Material    0:35:26 ()
 
David Bowie  Ragazzo Solo, Ragazza Sola   Options     0:59:36 ()
David Bowie  I Dig Everything   Options I Dig Everything: The 1966 Pye Singles    1:00:01 ()
David Bowie  Don't Bring Me Down   Options Pin Ups    1:02:21 ()
David Bowie  The Man Who Sold the World   Options The Man Who Sold The World    1:04:12 ()
 
Seu Jorge  Rock n' Roll Suicide   Options The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou OST    1:19:12 ()
David Bowie  the Bewley Brothers   Options Honky Dory    1:19:47 ()
Scott Walker  Amsterdam   Options Scott    1:24:47 ()
David Bowie  Life on Mars?   Options Honky Dory    1:27:43 ()
David Bowie  Segue - Baby Grace (A Horrid Cassette)   Options Outside    1:33:32 ()
Brian Eno  The True Wheel   Options Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)    1:34:00 ()
David Bowie  Teenage Wildlife   Options Scary Monsters    1:42:00 ()
 
David Bowie  Boys keep Swinging   Options Lodger    1:57:13 ()
Iggy Pop  Sister Midnight   Options The Idiot    1:58:04 ()
David Bowie  Red Money   Options Lodger    2:00:57 ()
David Bowie  Stay   Options Station To Station    2:05:26 ()
David Bowie  Right   Options Young Americans    2:11:27 ()
David Bowie  Wild Is the Wind   Options Station To Station    2:16:58 ()
 
David Bowie  Helden   Options   7"  2:28:30 ()
David Bowie  A New Career in a New Town   Options Low    2:31:58 ()
David Bowie  Time   Options Aladdin Sane    2:38:14 ()
David Bowie  Soul Love   Options The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars    2:40:19 ()
David Bowie  Lazarus   Options Black Star    2:44:42 ()
 

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 3:05pm Cecile:

hola!
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 3:06pm V Priceless:

hey Fabio - which ever way you go tribute-wise (jeez), thanks in advance!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 3:07pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Failure? What failure? I don't see any failure.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 3:07pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

yARdbiRds - Bowie approves.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 3:08pm dcp:

YARDBIRDS
  Thu. 1/14/16 3:08pm The Disco King:

KenFHP: you're just failing to see it
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 3:08pm V Priceless:

the Failure of Life...at least as we know it.
  Thu. 1/14/16 3:09pm Egdip:

Oh there's failure. Plenty of it. And even more when that Pigeon clown comes along.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 3:10pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...oh - right: ultimateclassicrock.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 3:12pm Ken From Hyde Park:

<adjusts glasses> OK, there's the failure!
  Thu. 1/14/16 3:12pm ?:

"we are the angel people!"
  Thu. 1/14/16 3:16pm Oscar:

Even in death... failure springs eternal.
  Thu. 1/14/16 3:16pm The Disco King:

Well right now the playlist is failing ...
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 3:18pm dcp:

Fabio's playlist always fails right on time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 3:20pm coelacanth:

the failure of the information age.

Hi Fabio and everyone.
  Thu. 1/14/16 3:20pm Joey Molland's Badfinger:

What are you doing Fabio? Are you in the can? Let's get that playlist going.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 3:22pm coelacanth:

...the victory of a human dj.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 3:23pm coelacanth:

we can stop panicking now.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 3:24pm V Priceless:

digging this big time, Fabs...
  Thu. 1/14/16 3:24pm Yogi:

I can't stop picnic-ing!
  Thu. 1/14/16 3:24pm Aaron:

Fabio is on point this afternoon!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 3:26pm coelacanth:

more picnic, less panic -more or less.
  Thu. 1/14/16 3:28pm djsheilab:

What a spectacularly sensual record!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 3:29pm Cheri Pi:

Gilli!
  Thu. 1/14/16 3:36pm Rick Layered:

John McLaughlin eats Neopolation ice cream.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 3:36pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

DAMN. Went for coffee & missed the Gong tune. May have to punch self innaface. For old time's sake.
  Thu. 1/14/16 3:39pm Oscar:

Stallone!
  Thu. 1/14/16 3:39pm Ted Cruz:

Failure to report campaign loans to the Federal Election Commission.
  Thu. 1/14/16 3:39pm The Disco King:

The playlist fails to disappoint
  Thu. 1/14/16 3:41pm P-90:

Bongiorno, Fabio il fratello mio! Excellent first set today, 0/4/00 AD (After David). Gong does not get enough airplay imo, btw.
  Thu. 1/14/16 3:44pm Additionally:

Alan Rickman ... Natalie Cole ...
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 3:47pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Angel's Egg = probably my 2nd place Gong LP.
...camebert électrique = far favorite, but th'Egg is up there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 3:49pm (additionally):

Paul Bley; Otis Clay.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 3:51pm dcp:

Boulez
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 3:52pm Cecile:

I missed one horse is green!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 3:52pm coelacanth:

of course Pierre Boulez.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 3:52pm chocolate monk:

apparently liver cancer, like the his late, great comrade Mick Ronson.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 3:53pm Cecile:

Fabio, if you are so inclined, if you can play Queen Bitch, that would be great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 3:55pm Ken From Hyde Park:

The Dead People Server has been running overtime lately. www.dpsinfo.com...
  Thu. 1/14/16 3:55pm P-90:

Vilmos Szigmond: one of the all-time greats, and an absolute giant of the seventies: Close Encounters, McCabe and Mrs. Miller, Deliverance, etc, etc...
  Thu. 1/14/16 3:57pm P-90:

@Rev T. Druid: You know your Gong, Sir
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 3:57pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Arrggh...the failure of URLs! www.dpsinfo.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 3:59pm Cecile:

wow that site's graphic design makes me itch.
  Thu. 1/14/16 3:59pm The Disco King:

Sing it like a Roman!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 3:59pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Tony Visconti on Bowie's illness & final works : www.rollingstone.com...
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:01pm Chris from DC:

Guessing Tony's upcoming show with Holy Holy here is sold out by now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:01pm Cecile:

he did dig everything
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 4:02pm TehBadDr:

Excellent! Interested to hear what Fabio pulls out in tribute.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 4:03pm dcp:

Yeah, English blues standards. I can get behind this
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 4:04pm dcp:

WHA? I didn't know this was on Pinups. Gotta look at that again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:05pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@dcp: Does this link work? : www.facebook.com...
I posted all the Originals too.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:06pm V Priceless:

the other thing ya gotta love about DB is that he was such a FAN, too, and not afraid to embrace that
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 4:07pm dcp:

yep, thanks RRN63
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:07pm Cecile:

he never stopped keeping up with music..
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 4:09pm dcp:

Yinz are right. I just watched that Dinah Shore interview with him and Iggy. Bowie seems so sincere and earnest like all here cares about is promoting Iggy at that moment.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:10pm Dave in Vermont:

yinz from Pittsburgh?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:11pm Cecile:

my ma's from there.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 4:11pm dcp:

no, thank god. But lived there long enough.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 4:11pm zz_allin:

What is the music playing as Fabio speaks?
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 4:12pm dcp:

So I was doubly wrong. I thought the PT's covered it too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:13pm coelacanth:

didn't he put 2 pretty things' songs on that?
  Thu. 1/14/16 4:14pm Top:

@ZZ - He is playing Side Two of Bowie's LOW album, which is all instrumental.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 4:14pm dcp:

He covered Rosalyn too? Man.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:14pm Cecile:

yep, 2 Pretty Things cuts
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 4:14pm Planet Tyler:

The man-dress. It was made for him
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:14pm Cecile:

it's a good cover.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:15pm V Priceless:

yes fish - Rosalyn
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 4:15pm dcp:

My brother had that album and I just assumed I knew what was onit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 4:15pm chris:

smart people invent, truly brilliant people steal (to paraphrase Einstein, I believe)
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:16pm V Priceless:

let's not forget Lou's "Transformer" either - woo!
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 4:16pm dcp:

I think it was good poets borrow, great poets steal, TS Eliot. ...I believe...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:17pm Cecile:

Or Picasso, "good artists copy, great artists steal"
  Thu. 1/14/16 4:17pm The Disco King:

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/14/arts/music/david-bowie-iggy-pop.html
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 4:17pm Planet Tyler:

Remember Bowie loved and championed visual artists also and was editor for Modern Painters magazine
  Thu. 1/14/16 4:17pm PackMan:

Play that Bartstarr song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:17pm coelacanth:

ah,rosalyn. ...man all those early pretty things songs were great. so raw.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 4:18pm chris:

anyway, whoever said it, they were on to something :D
  Thu. 1/14/16 4:18pm The Disco King:

Iggy Pop on David Bowie: ‘He Resurrected Me’
By JON PARELESJAN. 13, 2016
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:18pm acid casualty:

William Faulkner: “immature artists copy, great artists steal.”
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 4:19pm dcp:

WELL SOMEBODY SAID IT!
  Thu. 1/14/16 4:19pm The Disco King:

And like Bowie, Iggy's been resurrected several times ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 4:19pm melinda:

@V Priceless: yes. I've been thinking a lot about his backing vocals on Satellite of Love.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:19pm coelacanth:

hahaha!
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:20pm V Priceless:

Dali "good artists borrow, great artists just mess with the soft Camembert of space-time"...kinda like Bowie did
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 4:20pm dcp:

Looks like Cecile is right as usual. Picasso.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:21pm coelacanth:

hunky dory - a perfect album.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:21pm V Priceless:

"I was stone and he was wax so he could scream and still relax" - whoa
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 4:22pm chris:

y'all are the best; never bet against Cecile :-)
  Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 4:22pm sibeliuss:

Great show fabio, my favorite david bowie sign off i've heard
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 4:22pm dcp:

absoxactly @chris.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 4:22pm ron in S FL:

Thanks Fabio, the Bewley Brothers is one of my favorite tracks from this record.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:23pm V Priceless:

(also fab 12-stringer)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:23pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Pete Townshend: 'David Bowie was my Salvador Dali.' So there you go.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:24pm V Priceless:

yeah I saw that, Rev Rab!
  Thu. 1/14/16 4:25pm P-90:

Is that spelled "yinz"? I realize I always assumed it was "yunz". Never asked a Pittsburgher for a spelling...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:26pm Cecile:

I see it as yinz or yins.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 4:26pm dcp:

Yinz is far west/PGH PA. More in the middle, where I grew up, they say yunz
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:26pm Cecile:

Chris Bailey from the Saints does a hell of a version of this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 4:27pm dale:

i was wondering why no one played any scott or brel or even anthony newley as influences. fabio to the rescue
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:27pm cory:

around me it's yew-ins (NE Indiana)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:29pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Diane K just played 'Diamond Dogs', whole album - & I gotta say yaknow - it literally blew my mind. Bowie blows my mind. All the talents stacked vertically & perfectly integrated.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:29pm Chris from DC:

Yes, I was hoping for this one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:30pm Cecile:

also once of the greatest UK TV series ever.
  Thu. 1/14/16 4:30pm P-90:

I see: yinz and yunz are regional variants. Fascinating.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:31pm cory:

just got home, Alan Rickman?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:31pm Cecile:

I KNOW
I am taking a friend out of dinner tomorrow. Two of her most important spirit guides gone in 1 week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:32pm cory:

2016 is off to a shit start
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:32pm Cecile:

Rick Wakeman said LoM was one of the best and most beautiful records he ever played on.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 4:33pm TehBadDr:

Baby Grace!
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:33pm (Eyepatch) Fox:

HOORAY!!! Finally, some Outside!
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:34pm Chris from DC:

Cecile, yeah, it's a great show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 4:34pm Stanley:

We ARE the 801s
  Thu. 1/14/16 4:34pm P-90:

@RRN63: yes, "D. Dogs" is amazing, and again, so individual and distinct from what came before it, and from all that came later.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:34pm (Eyepatch) Fox:

oooooh, what a tease. I thought there would be some Hallo Spaceboy.
  Thu. 1/14/16 4:34pm joe mulligan:

I thought Dan Bodah was up for a second!
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:35pm V Priceless:

Wakeman did a nice Bowie trib: www.facebook.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 4:35pm BLCKDGRD:

Bodeh's finishing the show?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:35pm Cecile:

Philip Gleninster as Gene Hunt, one of the great characters, period.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:35pm (Eyepatch) Fox:

(good Eno segue, though)
  Thu. 1/14/16 4:36pm Mott:

lets not forget Angus Scrimm passed away. best known for his role as 'Tall Man' in the 1979 film Phantasm.
     Thu. 1/14/16 4:36pm Listener Robert:

Blckdgrd, have you seen & heard Poopy Lungstuffing's ukulele version?
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:37pm V Priceless:

yeah, great Eno - Modern Lovers shout-out at the end
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 4:38pm Greg from ZONE 5:

@Mott: Always remember :(
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:39pm Cecile:

you'd hear little shoutouts in songs before the 'net and it would be like you were in a secret special club.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 4:40pm BrassKnuckles:

The Mayor from the Ghostbusters died this week too.
  Thu. 1/14/16 4:40pm Mott:

Mayor Peck?
  Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:40pm Walt:

@dale, I'd love to hear something from Newley as well, I think you can really hear his influence on Bowie's voice all through his career, not just the beginning. Newley seems to be reviled in a lot of online comments, and he had his ups and downs, but he had a pretty damn fascinating career.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 4:44pm Andrew Waterloo:

Celine Dion's husband died, and Kim Mitchell had a heart attack according to our news up north.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:45pm Cecile:

I'm sorry to hear about Rene.
  Thu. 1/14/16 4:45pm ?:

I would love to hear the DB cover of the walker brother's nite flights....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 4:45pm Greg from ZONE 5:

William Atherton was Walter Peck…did the Mayor even have a name?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:45pm Cecile:

I have no opinion on Kim Mitchell, but I hope he gets better.
  Thu. 1/14/16 4:45pm ?:

that must be Adrian Belew, no?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 4:46pm dale:

i'll bet jerry hall's fiance/husband will die soon. but what sweet torture for her if he get's another 30 years
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:46pm Cecile:

I thought that, but it's Fripp!
  Thu. 1/14/16 4:46pm Mott:

Fripp...
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:46pm Rich in Washington:

Fripp.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:47pm Cecile:

wasn't it Heroes/Low/Lodger?
  Thu. 1/14/16 4:48pm ?:

It definitely had a 'Matte Kudesai' (sp?) sound!
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 4:48pm TehBadDr:

Scary Monsters was made in the UK I believe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:49pm Cecile:

yeah, it wasn't too far away from Discipline,.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:49pm V Priceless:

Eno said Bowie's last email to him was signed 'Dawn'
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:49pm Cecile:

Blackstar is pretty great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 4:49pm Andrew Waterloo:

Kim Mitchell is kind of the last vestige of Can con culture.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:51pm Carmichael:

Heya Fabs and all. I just knew some Scott Walker would be played during a Bowie tribute.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:52pm Chris from DC:

Did you see the American version with Harvey Keitel as Gene?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:53pm Cecile:

aw, you're welcome Fabio.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 4:54pm Devin B.:

The great thing about that quote is it's been attributed to a bunch of different people.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:54pm Cecile:

I did. It felt weird seeing Gene Hunt kind of old like that. He looked like an old lion, not the raging bull Glenister was. There are moments, but it's not anywhere as good as the UK one
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:55pm Cecile:

I want to hear a girl band cover this.
It would be like Scrawl doing "public image"
  Thu. 1/14/16 4:55pm The Disco King:

Failure is why we're here.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:57pm Rich in Washington:

I still can't hear this song without seeing Bowie's weird puppet body and a poodle w/a TV in it's mouth, thanks to being traumatized as a kid by his SNL appearance.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 4:57pm dale:

please - everyone watch this now. donny osmond sings 'fame' on hhis and marie's show.

www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:57pm Whosondephone:

You are the only one Fabio doing David Bowie sincere justice. Thank you. Keep up the good work!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:57pm Cecile:

Sun Ra did that to me, Rich.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 4:58pm Chris from DC:

Yeah, no Glenister was fantastic.
  Thu. 1/14/16 4:58pm P-90:

Bowie was SO GREAT on SNL!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 4:59pm Cecile:

I thought he would have a Bill Nighy like career bump in the States, but nope.
  Thu. 1/14/16 4:59pm Mott:

where did Bowie find Klaus Nomi?
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:01pm Polyus:

DB performed this one on the Reality Tour.
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:02pm The Disco King:

Mott: on a passing comet
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 5:02pm Rich in Washington:

He found him hanging around NYC nightclubs.
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:02pm The Disco King:

Though WP sez: "In the late 1970s while performing at Club 57, The Mudd Club, The Pyramid Club, and other venues, Nomi assembled a group of up-and-coming models, singers, artists, and musicians to perform live with him, which at times included Joey Arias, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, John Sex and Kenny Scharf.[7] He also appeared on Manhattan Cable's TV Party. David Bowie heard about Nomi's performances in New York and soon met him and Joey Arias at the Mudd Club. Bowie hired them as performers and backup singers for his appearance on Saturday Night Live which aired on December 15, 1979."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:03pm Cecile:

In the peppermint forest next to the Laughing Gnome by triangulating his nipple antennae.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:03pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

dale - that's some crazy horses.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 5:03pm Rich in Washington:

Here's a pretty good article on the Bowie/Nomi/Arias saga www.papermag.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:04pm Carmichael:

I was ramming lots of Bowie down the throats of young hipsters last night at the local boozer. Phone app for the juke box, don'cha know. They didn't know what hit 'em.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:05pm Cecile:

dale, I think I watched that episode and went WTF
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:07pm Cecile:

seeing it now, the band is really into it.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 5:08pm Rich in Washington:

My last office mate didn't like Bowie at all. It was really a ideological gulf that I couldn't reconcile.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 5:08pm V Priceless:

@ Carm - great
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:09pm P-90:

Damn I've loved this song from the first time I heard it and forever since
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:11pm Nardo:

I can remember Lodger being the first Bowie LP I bought as soon as it hit the record store shelves and I did not look back in anger.
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:12pm Mott:

@ Disc King..haaa
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 5:13pm dale:

donny looks like he thinks he is the cats pajamas.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:14pm Carmichael:

Do you have several sequined jumpsuits that you can change into, Bowie?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:15pm Cecile:

hahahhaha
This is Bowie to Bowie, can you hear me right here, man?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 5:15pm redkayak:

Afternoon, all. Happy the Bowie-fest is still going full bore. Thx Fabio :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:15pm Carmichael:

I read you loud and clear, man.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:16pm Cecile:

ooh yeah, man, I'm pretty far out
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:17pm Mott:

Lodger is a seriously twisted record. African Night Flight is truly out there.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 5:17pm V Priceless:

dang this cut
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 5:17pm dale:

i never knew johnny mathis recorded this in 1958
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:18pm Cecile:

it is gorgeous, dale. As it Billy McKenzie's version
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 5:21pm dale:

i'll check it out cecile
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:22pm Cecile:

I think McKenzie is an incredible vocalist. Bowie was to him the way Newley was to Bowie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 5:24pm dale:

i still like luther's 'never too much'
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:26pm Cecile:

Brit documentaries are great for showing you how things are made.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 5:29pm V Priceless:

he was a Renaissance man to the core
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:29pm Tom:

Dale that Donny link was great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:30pm Cecile:

and he was as blue collar and hardscrabble as they came. Truly a self made man
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:31pm jasonlittle:

I just realized that I haven't heard any Bowie/Lou Reed material yet this week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:31pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

"David's friendship was the light of my life. I never met such a brilliant person. He was the best there is. - Iggy Pop".
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:32pm Dean:

Poetry Foundation on Bowie's passing: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/2016/01/may-you-rest-in-the-sun-that-pins-the-branches-to-the-sky/?woo Read through to the Proust Questionnaire.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 5:32pm -Ken:

Fabio's show today is a perfect example of why I dared not do a realBowie tribute yesterday. I stuck to fake Bowies because I am merely a Bowie dilettante.
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:32pm Unclear on the concept:

I gotta get my ears checked. I couldn't make out a word of those lyrics.
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:33pm ScottC:

My wife is not to familiar with Bowie's body of work so I dis ringed him as curious, generous and very human. Think about the story of Major Tom - it is nothing short of epic and describes an environment of total aloneness.
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:34pm TimBK:

Goddamn I love this song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:34pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yoko: 'They [Bowie & Lennon] were well matched in intellect and talent.'
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 5:34pm V Priceless:

@ Ken: your show was fun...and we needed that, big time!
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:34pm ScottC:

The guy had "reach"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 5:34pm Stanley:

Low - my favourite album of all (here I go again)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:34pm Parq:

FMU has been invaluable this week. I mean, it always is, but this week especially. So many different takes on B's legacy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 5:36pm melinda:

Parq I agree, love hearing the different takes and stuff new to me, including the fake Bowies.
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:36pm joe mulligan:

Yes to Parq, and Ken too! Thanks Fab, and now I'll be going back to Scott Walker with a different ear
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:37pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

'Bowie' is 50 today : www.facebook.com...
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 5:37pm V Priceless:

I think the FMU Bowie tribs would make a great Marathon premium box set...just sayin'....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:39pm Cecile:

Bowie saying goodbye to glam
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 5:41pm chad from oregon:

As testaments to both Bowie and WFMU, of all of the Bowie shows that have aired this week, they've all been rather unique and wonderful. Even Spider From Mars and long-time Bowie band member, Mike Garson called in and chatted with Dave Hill for 20-30 minutes.
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:42pm A.T.F.:

Tony V outlives another one his jewels
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 5:42pm V Priceless:

love Ken Scott's production on these Spiders-era records, too...yeah, that Mike Garson call-in was special...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:43pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...he made such heavy writing & atmospheres so popular....I'm as awed as I was @ 10 years old...
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:44pm Dave in Vermont on the phone:

Ecstatic in the back yard.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 5:46pm V Priceless:

"Everybody Knows Me Now"...whoa
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:47pm Matt:

This song is devastating.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 5:47pm chris:

this goes really well with RRN63's post at 3:59... Visconti's interview in RollingStone
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:48pm Dean:

I find only one poem that refers explicitly to David Bowie. It is Jeremy Reed's "David Bowie," from his 1994 book, "Pop Stars."
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:49pm Marcel M:

Hi Fabio and friends. Looks like a great Bowie tribute... Gonna have to archive this for sure.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:49pm Cecile:

"Fabio and Friends" the weirdest morning talk show ever.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 5:50pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Fabio, you're showing through strength! Marvelous tribute. As we all know, FMU's be a psyche-saver since Monday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 5:50pm chris:

the failure of talk shows, for sure
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 5:50pm V Priceless:

haha
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:51pm Cecile:

"and our next guest, Lary 7!"
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:51pm Marcel M:

@Cecile: haha... It could work!! In fact, the portion of Fabio's show where Clay barges in could be called that.
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:51pm Dean:

Found a second one: Cathleen Calbert's "Hypothetical Question." Fifth stanza:

liquescent, and a little nauseating,
like having sex with David Bowie
in The Man Who Fell to Earth,
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 5:52pm chocolate monk:

give each other a hug Fab and Clay!!!!!
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:53pm rw:

Not to disrespect any of the other tributes I've heard in the past few days but the Strength Through Failure tribute may have been the most moving.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:53pm Cecile:

Iman said "he fought like a lion"
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:54pm Polyus:

Can't wait to hear what Clay has planned.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 5:54pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Haven't heard anything from Black Star until today, oddly..
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 5:54pm V Priceless:

the thrill of a new Bowie record...gone forever...gotta get the one or two LPs I missed along the way, to capture some of that...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 5:55pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Spengler…
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:55pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@Cecile: ...dammit.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 5:55pm V Priceless:

@ Cecile: wow...incredible
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:56pm Cecile:

I know. I sniffed when I read that.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 5:56pm V Priceless:

Aladdin / Pin Ups / DD
  Thu. 1/14/16 5:56pm Dean:

@VP: Read today that Bowie called Visconti shortly before his death to report ongoing work on a new record. No idea whether he'd begun to record anything.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:57pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Guy Peellaert :
en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 5:57pm dale:

men in caftans
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 5:58pm V Priceless:

@ Dean: he had completed 5 demos and expected to last long enuff to make another record, sadly. Read that Visconti thing yesterday
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 5:58pm Cecile:

RuPaul said that when he saw Bowie on Soul Train, he wrote Bowie all over his notebooks and other things for a year.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 5:59pm (Eyepatch) Fox:

Here's a painting by Eliza Gauger of Egon (Schiele) (Spengler). For you, Fabio and Clay! elizagauger.com...
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:00pm V Priceless:

I had platforms, which I had to have lowered..haha
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:00pm Cecile:

"plum smugglers"
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:00pm Dave in Vermont on the phone:

I saw the glass spider tour at MSG with Kim Kondrat. I was far away and much too young to understand what was going on.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:00pm coelacanth:

Thanks Fabio.
later on y'all.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:01pm glenn:

tonight in "probing questions by clay"...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:01pm chris:

Thanks, Fabio, All!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:02pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

☆☆☆☆☆
Avatar    Sun. 1/17/16 8:57am slugluv1313:

THANK YOU for this tribute! had to leave for a job during Diane's show -- so i missed your show too while it was happening LIVE . . . thank goodness for the archives! looking forward . . .
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