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Options January 14, 2016: The Dusty Show - Remembering David Bowie - Calls, Music, Fabio, Maur

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
Mott The Hoople   All The Young Dudes   Options All The Young Dudes  CBS  1972  MP3  Written by David Bowie  0:00:00 (MP3 | )
 
Music in the background is Side Two of Bowie's "Low."
 
28 Year old male caller
 
A woman calls
David Bowie  Cracked Actor   Options           0:09:38 (MP3 | )
 
Chatting with Fabio
  terribly delivered helen reddy joke.
 
Caller on Rt 15 North
 
Enthusiastic Male Caller
Johnny Cougar  The Man Who Sold the World   Options Chestnut Street Incident  MCA  1976  MP3  Bowie song.  0:34:39 (MP3 | )
 
Peter from Glen Ridge
  Fab's Nasal Explosion!
 
Caller Goes Deep
 
Breeds of Birds
 
Muesser Marimbas
 
Chris from Perth Amboy
 
Yanni
 
You're Stuck-Up Fab!
 
Caller Describes Warsaw
David Bowie  America   Options     2001    March 2001. The Concert for New York City at Madison Square Garden. Just weeks after 9/11.  0:34:57 (MP3 | )
 
Getting Real with Fabio
 
Silver Lining
 
Volunteer Rachel
 
Blue Jeans Songs Medley
David Bowie  My Death   Options         Jaques Brel Song  0:51:16 (MP3 | )
 
Closing Comments w/Fab
 
"Stay" - by Bowie - performed by C. Pigeon
  Thanks for listening to this episode of The Dusty Show on WFMU. Originally, I had intended to go to Bowie's residence on Lafayette St. to interview those there who'd come to place flowers, light candles, and pay their respects. When I got there, it somehow felt ghoulish of me to interrupt people under such circumstances, so I went home and tried to come up with another plan for the show. I think like a lot of DJ's, I found myself looking for curiosities and odd tracks that wouldn't be played by everyone else this week. I found a few such things; the Johnny Cougar, the Bowie performance after 9/11 ... I had a fear coming into the studio. What to say about the whole thing? I wanted to keep it respectful. Somehow, though, when I arrived, I felt an energy upon seeing Fabio. And when I heard Cracked Actor, I realized that Bowie would want us all to rock to it. It was great taking calls, though I felt I was a little rude to a few people, cutting them off and turning them down. I think I was very nervous. I did NOT want to come off as flippant, by any means because, here's the thing ... I LOVE David Bowie. I hope you know that. I just couldn't be funereal, because when I get on the radio, it makes me happy and I want to share it. I had been bummed all week, but Fab and FMU and the listeners picked me right up. Totally fun. However ... reality is .... Bowie is gone and it sucks. Sucks! I have dug him since '72 and all the way through. I never found a singing voice of my own in the bands I was in. I could never get the Bowie out of it, which is to say, his influence was so pervasive that I could never shake it - and just in these last few days, I have been realizing what a far out lyricist he was. Yes, was. Weird to use past-tense. I love Bowie. I will miss him big-time. NYC will miss him. I was proud to live in his NYC. John Lennon. Andy Warhol. and on and on. Not sure where I am headed with this. Like many of you, I am still sorting out my feelings about David Bowie's passing. I wish I could wake up and it wouldn't be true. Take care all of you, and tune in next week. THANK YOU for listening. Seriously. I appreciate it and I have so much fun making Dusties for you, and being part of the TNP, and FMU - Always remember ... the fantastic ... David Bowie. Natalie Cole ... Alan Rickman ... Angus Scrimm ... etc. CPNYC1151699RIPDB

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:04pm Cecile:

clay!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:04pm Carmichael:

MOTT.
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:05pm Marcel M:

Clay! Been looking forward to this show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:05pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Evening, Pigeonnaires!
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:05pm sweeks:

Happy to be here. Happy to be alive
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:05pm Carmichael:

All the Young Pigeons.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:07pm Rich in Washington:

I used to think All The Young Dudes was actually a Bowie song when I was a kid.
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:07pm P-90:

Hey, Clay!
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:08pm Rich in Washington:

Did we ever figure out what a Hoople was?
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:08pm V Priceless:

heya Clay
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:08pm coelacanth:

Rich- penned by.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:08pm glenn:

ummmm. it is a bowie song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:10pm Carmichael:

Bowie originally offered them Suffragette City, which they refused. The rest is history.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:11pm coelacanth:

i actually knew Bowie's "all the young dudes" from "David Live" before Mott's.
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:11pm Dean:

No "hoople" in OED, but there is a "bowie": A low shallow tub or pail; a wooden milk-bowl.

One of the illustrative quotations: 1774 R. Fergusson Poems (1785) 161 I' the far nook the bowie briskly reams.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:11pm dale:

would dylan or jagger bring out this kind of sadness when they pass?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:12pm Marcel M:

Love this song
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:12pm redkayak:

@dale Dylan would for me.....maybe
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:12pm Carmichael:

So his son is named Zowie Wooden Milk-Bowl?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:12pm Linda Lee:

good evening! have we heard Bowie's 'White Light White Heat' from the BBC this week? Great version!
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:12pm Nardo:

Low was released on this day in 1977
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:13pm Linda Lee:

i saw Bowie at Radio City Music Hall in 74. lovely show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:13pm dale:

bryan ferry or nick cave would make me sad. although ferry hasn't really been relevant since the mid 80s
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:13pm Fuzzy:

@Dale: Keef fer sure! But he'll likely outlive us all.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:13pm david_:

Fabio's totally dancing to "Cracked Actor," isn't he?
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:13pm glenn:

i think the hoople comes from the old comic strip "major hoople's boarding house", but i could be wrong.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:13pm Ham:

the bowie moment in MAUVAIS SANG is pretty special. "modern love".
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:14pm Cecile:

he had a wonderful cameo on Groove Armadas' Black LIght record
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:14pm coelacanth:

i remember my brother hurrying to turn this song (cracked actor) down if my mother was around.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:14pm V Priceless:

my old boss used to call people 'hooples'. Isn't it a ne'er-do-well?
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:14pm sweeks:

I don't think Dylan or Mick had quite the same cultural impact as Bowie
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:14pm Aaron in Minneapolis:

I'm exercising and walking while listening and it's great
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:15pm chad from oregon:

As soon as the news started to sink in Monday morning, I immediately watched My Death from Ziggy:The Motion Picture.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:15pm Linda Lee:

@sweeks ~ def not Mick. Dyan's impact on popular music has been phenomenal
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:15pm glenn:

al swearingen calls many people hoople heads, so there is that.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:15pm david_:

"what's the conflict?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:15pm goldenslumber:

I lived on his block in Berlin. His legacy left a great impression on my time there and gave me much hope. Will Main Street/Kaiser Wilhelm street intersect with Bowie Strasse? The choice is yours. news.artnet.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:16pm Carmichael:

The 1966 book Mott the Hoople by Willard Manus. A "hoople" is a square.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:16pm coelacanth:

i'd be very bummed when Nick Cave dies, but i'll probably go first.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:16pm melinda:

I think he managed to be very human and other-worldly at the same time.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:16pm Rich in Washington:

@Glenn/coelacanth: I mean, I literally thought that was Bowie, when I heard it on the radio as a little kid - wasn't surprised to learn later that he had written it, just thought it was him performing it.
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:17pm joe mulligan:

Great song choices Clay! If I was a betting man i'd guess you also like the White Light/White Heat VU cover. Reminds me of watching it on USA network's Up All Night live shows
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:17pm Linda Lee:

seen something online about 70s kids being most impacted by Bowie's passing. maybe so.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:17pm V Priceless:

hows about a little "Satellite of Love"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:18pm dale:

helen reddy didn't die!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:18pm Linda Lee:

@joe mulligan ~ i'd vote for White Light White Heat from the BBC too ~ for the show today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:18pm dale:

that's no way to treat a lady, clay, no way to treat your baby
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:18pm Rich in Washington:

@Linda Lee: I think that's right. Lots of millennials just think of him being that dude in Labyrinth
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:18pm coelacanth:

Rich -easy to see that. i recall thinking "come and get it" was McCartney...of course i later found out he penned it.
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:19pm Dean:

What were the alternating songs?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:19pm Linda Lee:

yep. no idea really. about what a mind blower he was.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:19pm david_:

The Thin White Limo
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:19pm Rich in Washington:

@coelacanth: Me too! I used to think it was The Beatles.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:20pm Fuzzy:

"No Matter What" sounds like a Beatles outtake.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:20pm glenn:

mmmmmm. jennifer connelly. that's pretty much my reason for watching labyrinth.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:20pm coelacanth:

(well, badfinger did worship the beatles,too!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:21pm Marcel M:

LIKE A STAR MAN!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:21pm Linda Lee:

i've never seen Labyrinth at all. don't know at all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:21pm Carmichael:

Paul Williams is not dead either, in case Clay starts going there.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:21pm glenn:

no, he can't sing.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:21pm Fuzzy:

Appropriate Badfinger karaoke :-(
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:22pm melinda:

hi everyone! I 2nd the Satellite of Love request.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:22pm david_:

Clay: "I've got some Johnny Cougar."
Fabio: "OK."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:22pm Linda Lee:

oh dear. ..
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:22pm Dean:

Saw Johnny Cougar live during that phase. Trench coat. Sucked.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:22pm Linda Lee:

oh no! not him! please not him.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:23pm Rich in Washington:

Wow! He sounds like a bargain bin Bryan Ferry!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:23pm Carmichael:

This guy is the perfect demo for Shut Up Weirdo.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:23pm glenn:

gaaaaaahhhhhhh. it burns.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:23pm coelacanth:

i could get along without ever hearing this!
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:23pm Rich in Washington:

This is worse than Donny Osmond's cover of Fame.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:23pm V Priceless:

haha..this blows
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:24pm chocolate monk:

trust Clay to turn Bowie's passing into a sacrilegious event. keep them hands to yr side fab.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:24pm Fuzzy:

@coelacanth: so could Mellencamp.
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:24pm Dean:

You're face-to-face with the man who sold little pink houses.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:24pm Marcel M:

I hate that crap too... everyone clapping together.... PFT!
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:24pm Rich in Washington:

<bows>
I'll be here all night, folks.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:24pm glenn:

there's not a single redeeming feature to this. the drums are horrible, the guitar is pitiful and the "singing" is abysmal.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:25pm listener monica:

i LOVE the cougar version! i do remember when his PR people wouldn't allow him to do the glam stuff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:25pm dale:

i wonder if peter lemonjello ever covered bowie
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:25pm spodiodi:

How do YOU feel, Clay?
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:25pm Fuzzy:

Should have played the Annafrida cover instead!
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:25pm V Priceless:

yeah..the Elvis/Bowie 'Black Star' thing..pretty nutty
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:26pm Marcel M:

Got your back Fab.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:26pm glenn:

maybe THAT'S why they fake kidnapped him.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:26pm northguineahills:

Steve Reich's "Clapping Music"? Miles Davis clapping on some pieces on "On the Corner"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:27pm Linda Lee:

clap-along reminds me of the catholic masses with folk guitars back in the 60s .. attempts to attract the kids to the church. we were required to clap -- or go to hell presumably.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:27pm glenn:

lemongello, that is.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:27pm Marcel M:

Sometimes bands get ambitious with clapping along and the audience members can't do it cuz they have no sense of time or rhythm.
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:28pm brandon:

please play Lazarus for me
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:28pm dale:

they fake kidnapped lemonjello? i know sinatra jr...
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:28pm Dean:

Johnny Cougar, c.1977: bit.ly/1Peq6FB

Cougar opened at the Whisky for The Jam. Yeesh.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:28pm Linda Lee:

@Marcel M ~ yes ~ sounds lovely.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:28pm Marcel M:

I missed you at the Holiday Party Clay... I was looking forward to hanging!
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:29pm V Priceless:

wow Dean - yowza
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:29pm Carmichael:

I got my guitar chops in a folk mass group in the late 60s. Nothing like 14 guitars hammering away at "Blowin' in the Wind".
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:29pm Marcel M:

That inside photo of Bowie in white in the Ziggy Stardust booklet ALMOST turned me gay.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:29pm coelacanth:

Clay's projecting.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:29pm glenn:

yes. his cousin mark used to pitch for the blue jays. he was part of it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:30pm Linda Lee:

@Carmichael ~ must have been a challenge!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:30pm chad from oregon:

Bring out some Tin Machine, Clay!
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:30pm david_:

Little music theory Bowie lesson.
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:30pm V Priceless:

yeah...Goodbye Mr. Ed!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:31pm Marcel M:

This guy wants totally new chord progressions on every song on an album?! The fuck.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:31pm dale:

whatever happened to tugboat ritchy? did he sink?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:32pm coelacanth:

good one fab! (& true)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:32pm Linda Lee:

my god. 'wrong to good around?'? no! celebrate!
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:32pm listener monica:

Scary Monsters. the song.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:33pm spodiodi:

lol "just stuck up, Fab" haha
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:33pm melinda:

The lost WFMU Yanni tapes...
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:33pm V Priceless:

Reeves!
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:33pm Tommy:

Clay is the king of the non sequiturs..but I lkie it , makes for exciting rambling conversations
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:33pm coelacanth:

Belew was MAYBE his 4th-best guitarist. (in my humble-ish opinion.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:34pm cory:

his tesla was oddly scottish
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:34pm Polyus:

He got to play Andy Warhol, even.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:34pm dale:

loved him as tesla in the prestige
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:34pm redkayak:

He was in Twin Peaks too
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:34pm A.T.F.:

adrian the man for hire
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:34pm glenn:

the passion of the christ.
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:34pm Matt:

He did a great Andy Warhol in Basquiat, too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:35pm Carmichael:

I believe Mr. Ronson is listed in the top 1 Bowie guitarists.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:35pm melinda:

I watched The Man Who Fell To Earth in high school and wanted to like it so bad but didn't get into it. Might try again some day.
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:35pm Dean:

Re: Yanni at WFMU: http://blog.wfmu.org/freeform/2008/05/great-moments-3.html
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:35pm V Priceless:

yeah he was perfect in The Prestige as Tesla
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:35pm Ham:

MERRY CHRISTMAS, MR. LAWRENCE is a good one too.
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:35pm A.T.F.:

dark like pittsburgh
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:36pm Linda Lee:

gee, i found the movie Basquiat so generally weird .. & Bowie's portrayal was especially weird. .. he was too vivid!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:36pm dale:

i've seen the man who fell a couple of times. it was okay, didn't blow me away.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:36pm Carmichael:

Is this Andy Breckman?
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:36pm glenn:

mick was no. 1, then carlos alomar.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:37pm listener monica:

sweet.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:37pm redkayak:

Never knew he covered this....
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:37pm A.T.F.:

What about Earl
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:37pm Linda Lee:

i like Nic Roeg .. the MHFTE was very nice looking. if someone wanted a Bowie-rock-star performance, they'd be disappointed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:38pm Polyus:

I remember reading an interview with Miguel Ferrer about when Bowie was in Twin Peaks - right before filming a scene, everyone was set, and suddenly David Lynch walked over and said "Hey Miguel, that's David Bowie over there!" Miguel says "Yeah, it is". Then Lynch says "Pretty cool, huh?", walks back to his position offscreen, and yells "Action!"
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:38pm A.T.F.:

VanDerGraaf like
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:39pm Linda Lee:

well if Bowie was at all able to act like a sane human being at all .. he was heroic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:39pm coelacanth:

yeah,in no order, Slick,Ronson,Alomar,Fripp,Leonard...all preferable to Belew.
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:39pm sue:

This was the only performance that truly moved me from the 911 concert
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:39pm melinda:

I don't generally like Nicholas Roeg so maybe that was the problem. But I want to give it another shot since I was viewing with teen eyes.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:39pm david_:

Tom & Jerry
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:40pm Linda Lee:

what a funny selection tho ... about the emptiness of the American Dream ..
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:40pm V Priceless:

@ fish: No Reeves?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:40pm Linda Lee:

@melinda ~ i'd look again.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:42pm david_:

I feel like I remember getting news of Michael Jackson's death from the Dusty Show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:42pm coelacanth:

V, i don't know him. there's a huge gap in my Bowie knowledge between the early 80s and - last friday.
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:42pm A.T.F.:

Shocking quick like lennon
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:43pm Linda Lee:

i'm still not emotional about Bowie's death .. i don't feel we've lost the important things. not the great things.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:43pm dale:

i was watching the news around 6:30 am. it was all red carpet fashions and winners of the golden globes and i read the news in the zipper at the bottom. they really didn't report on it at length. his passing is more important than some dumb ass awards show,
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 6:44pm V Priceless:

@ fish: score the Tin Machine stuff, for a healthy dose
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:44pm InBrkly:

When Cobain died I mutterred a flip joke like "I guess he really was the voice of our generation." I burried it deep. But when I read Iman's last comments, I couldn't hold the tears.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:44pm coelacanth:

...i don't doubt it though,V. i'm clearly not a big fan of Adrian's playing. it seems very cold and calculated to me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:45pm dale:

did this guy say goshen ny? the glam capital? huh? pine island is the polka capital, i will agree.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:46pm coelacanth:

Thanks V! to be honest, as soon as i heard a bit of "blackstar" on friday i knew i had to check out some of what i didn't pay attention to for all those years.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:47pm Linda Lee:

@dale ~ could be. not far from the city. on the road between nyc & woodstock.
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:47pm @djelrock:

U guys havent mentioned the Bowie Tribute at Carnegie Hall this Friday. Why cant the have it in Central Park? Tix sold out in like 2 minutes. What a bummer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:47pm chad from oregon:

Tony Visconti has revealed that David managed to record five deathbed demos which may be released by the end of the year. I suspect that those will be emotionally difficult to get through when they drop.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:48pm Linda Lee:

@jdelcrock ~ i'm glad they're not having it in central park. it's Winter out there!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:49pm dale:

i live one town away in new hampton linda. i was just questioning his 'glam capital' assertion. goshen is so waspy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:49pm Linda Lee:

sorry, @djelrock!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:49pm Linda Lee:

@dale ~ maybe that's it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:50pm Carmichael:

Fabio's message of peace and love: "Turn off your radio!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:50pm Marcel M:

Wow Clay.. that Bowie impersonation... He has the most refined English accent ever! You made him seem like a bloke from BRISTOL!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:50pm Linda Lee:

i'm 55 & i agree. i don't quite get the heavy emotion this week. i think we're mourning middle age!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:50pm chad from oregon:

I love 90's-era Bowie. Outside of two tracks on 'hours', the post-Tin Machine to 1999 work is pretty solid.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:50pm Marcel M:

It hit me really hard... I'm only 28. I didn't grow up with him but he sure meant a lot to me and still does.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:52pm Carmichael:

I forgot about Tin Machine. That was some interesting stuff, somewhat daring for an established star.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:52pm david_:

Clay's version of "Bad Companying" is to turn up New Age music
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:53pm dale:

jacques brel!
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:53pm Hunger:

As a tribute, will you do the last break in that Bowie-impersonation voice?
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:53pm listener monica:

i saw him in 74 and again in 78
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:53pm chad from oregon:

TM is underrated. Between the two albums, while there are a few dudes, there's a classic Bowie album that can be pieced together.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:54pm Marcel M:

@Hunger: Agreed! Do it Clay! That voice was something else...
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:54pm InBrkly:

Well I very much liked the first tin machine album but just didn't click with the second one. I recall there was "controversy" over the original cover.
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:54pm david_:

Was never a big Bowie fan, but I'll always respect him as an artist for his integrity and his willingness to change and reinvent. Much to learn from this even if it means setting aside a difference in aesthetic...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:55pm Polyus:

The date I caught on the 2004 tour (January 11, same date that I learned of his death) was the best show I have ever seen. They played 2 1/2 hours, and I still wanted more.
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:56pm @djelrock:

True Linda. I'm still thinking it's December and it's 55 outside:(
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:56pm Dean:

I'm twice as old as Marcel, and I'm not really surprised at how deeply it has affected me. For one thing, I'm still pissed about Lemmy, Paul Bley, and Pierre Berlioz! I own exactly one Bowie record (DAVID LIVE on LP), but I grew up learning about pop music through Bowie, among others. Friends with whom I formed bands were huge Bowie fans. He was a formative influence.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/14/16 6:58pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I was just catching up on the comments in Fabio's show. Listener Mott mentioned that Angus Scrimm from the Phantasm movies has died. My son liked those movies. Phantasm V might come out this year, I guess. www.phantasm.com
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:58pm northguineahills:

@Dean, I own exactly one Bowie LP (Space Oddity), b/c before I settled down, my roommates usually had to full discography. I feel the same.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 6:58pm Carmichael:

I was watching a Jeff Beck concert on YouTube the other day, and there in the audience was a relaxed and smiling Bowie, clapping politely.
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:58pm Marcel M:

Great show Clay/Fab!!!Thanks
Avatar Thu. 1/14/16 6:59pm spodiodi:

Adios
  Thu. 1/14/16 6:59pm christy:

THANKS! VIVA BOWIE!
Avatar    Thu. 1/14/16 7:00pm V Priceless:

cool - see ya, Clay!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/14/16 7:01pm coelacanth:

yeah, mourning Bowie's loss having something to do with lamenting middle age applies to about .5% of the mourners.
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