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Options January 18, 2016: Sea of Love (with Special Guest DJ Rommel Wood)

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Kali Bahlu  A Game Called Who Am I   Options Kali Bahlu Takes the Forest Children on a Journey of Cosmic Remembrance  World Pacific  1967  LP      0:00:00 ()
Herbie Mann  Incense   Options Impressions of the Middle East  Atlantic  1967  LP      0:12:05 ()
Jozef Van Wissem and SQÜRL  Streets of Tangier   Options Only Lovers Left Alive Soundtrack  ATP  2014  CD      0:19:18 ()
C. Joynes  Bold William Taylor   Options Split Electric  Thread Recordings  2016  MP3    *   0:20:50 ()
Donovan  Tangier   Options Hurdy Gurdy Man  EMI  1967  CD      0:25:10 ()
Buck Owens  Things I Saw Happening at the Fountain on the Plaza When I Was Visiting Rome or Amore   Options Buck 'Em! The Music of Buck Owens 1967-1975 Volume Two  Omnivore Recordings  2015  CD  From 1968  *   0:28:15 ()
 
Grils on Grass  Too Pretty   Options Girls on Grass  Girls on Grass  2015  CD    *   0:37:13 ()
Sarah Shook & the Disarmers  Dwight Yoakam   Options Sidelong  Disarmers  2015  CD    *   0:39:23 ()
Laura Cantrell  The Whiskey Makes You Sweeter   Options Not the Tremblin' Kind  Diesel Only  2000  CD      0:42:58 ()
Don Everly  Since You Broke My Heart   Options Brother Jukebox  abc-Hickory  1976  LP      0:48:03 ()
Susan Christie  Ghost Riders in the Sky   Options Paint a Lady  B-Music / Finders Keepers  2006  CD  From 1969    0:50:59 ()
Eddy Arnold  The Cattle Call   Options RCA Country Legends  Buddha  2000  CD  From 1955    0:54:29 ()
Bruno Rudzinski  Pawel Walc (Paul's Waltz)   Options Squeeze Play: A World Accordion Anthology  Rounder  1997  CD  From 1928    0:56:51 ()
Edith Piaf  L'Accordeoniste   Options Café de Paris: 18 Accordion Classics from the Boulevards of Paris 1930-41  Music Club  1996  CD  From 1940    1:00:04 ()
Véronique Sanson  Le Printemps est Là   Options Toujours Chic! More French Girl Singers from the 1960s  Ace  2015  CD  From 1969  *   1:04:01 ()
The Short Yellow  Hand Full   Options Golden State Psychedelia  Ace/Big Beat  2015  CD  late 60s  *   1:06:10 ()
The Matchmakers  Thank You Baby for Coming   Options Shapes & Shadows: Chapter 1 Vaults 1968-1972  Grapefruit  2014  CD      1:08:38 ()
 
 
Single File: a mano a womano off with special guest Rommel Wood
Roxy Music  Angel Eyes   Options single  Polydor  1979  45  Joe    1:23:23 ()
Grace Jones  Use Me (edit)   Options single  Island  1981  45  Rommel    1:25:18 ()
Ken Lazarus  Sugar Sugar   Options single  Ready  1969  45  Joe    1:28:56 ()
Hot Butter  Popcorn   Options single  Musicor  1972  45  Rommel    1:31:57 ()
West Nkosi  Two Mabone   Options single  London  1973  45  Joe    1:34:29 ()
Norma Tanega  Walkin' My Cat Named Dog   Options single  New Voice  1966  45  Rommel    1:36:57 ()
 
Doris Duke  I Don't Care Anymore   Options single  CUR  1969  45  Rommel    1:48:19 ()
Betty Harris  Nearer to You   Options single  Sansu  1967  45  Joe    1:51:18 ()
Otis Clay  Trying to Live My Life Without You   Options single  Hi  1972  45  Rommel    1:54:12 ()
Al Green  I Feel Good   Options single  Hi  1978  45  Joe    1:57:01 ()
Lee Dorsey  Mexico   Options single  Amy  1966  45  Rommel    2:00:18 ()
Iggy Pop  Sea of Love   Options single  Arista  1981  45  Joe    2:02:26 ()
Phil Phillips with the Twiilights  Sea of Love   Options single  Mercury  1959  45  Rommel    2:06:13 ()
 
Cyndi Grecco  Making Our Dreams Come True (Theme from "Laverne & Shirley")   Options single  Private Stock  1976  45  Joe    2:25:58 ()
June Valli  Lunch Hour   Options single  Mercury  1958  45  Rommel    2:27:48 ()
Bob Dylan  Knockin' on Heaven's Door   Options single  Columbia  1973  45  Joe    2:30:26 ()
Kitty Wells  It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels   Options single  MCA  1980  45  Rommel; from 1952    2:32:05 ()
Patsy Cline  So Wrong   Options single  Decca  1962  45  Joe    2:34:34 ()
Otis and Carla  Tell It Like It Is   Options single  Stax  1967  45  Rommel    2:37:32 ()
 
James & Bobby Purify  I'm Your Puppet   Options single  Sphere Sound  1967  45  Rommel    2:46:30 ()
Maxine Brown  Darling Be Home Soon   Options single  CUR  1969  45  Joe    2:49:05 ()
Toussaint McCall  Step by Step   Options single  Ronn  1967  45  Rommel    2:51:53 ()
Laura Lee  It's How You Make It Good   Options single  Chess  1969  45  Joe    2:54:30 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 9:04am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...now this is a find...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 9:05am Guido from Cologne:

Good morning Joe!
guten TZAG everyone!
  Mon. 1/18/16 9:06am DaveinPA:

hmmm Romeo Delight?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 9:06am annie:

good morning joe and all!
  Mon. 1/18/16 9:06am djsheilab:

Ditto what Revolution Rabbit said. Where the hell did you get this?!!! GENIUS!!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 9:07am MD:

Good Morning Land of Freeform...Snow this morning! The Eastern Front is quite Nippy this good Day!
Avatar    Mon. 1/18/16 9:07am V Priceless:

Good morning, Joe and gang!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 9:08am MD:

Coffee With Buddha!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 9:08am melinda:

Thank you for beginning the morning with this magical cosmic remembrance!
  Mon. 1/18/16 9:09am djsheilab:

This is the world I'd like to live in.
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 9:09am Joe McG:

Good morning, all you elves and leprechauns! It's a snow day today.
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 9:11am Joe McG:

@djsheilab: Making movies on a giant multidimensional screen! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 9:12am Ken From Hyde Park:

Don't forget the sprites, trolls, pixies & goblins (hobgoblins, if you will) out there, Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 9:12am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...there is but one year this could possibly be from...
  Mon. 1/18/16 9:12am riff randell:

Wowwwww beautiful
  Mon. 1/18/16 9:13am P-90:

A Snow McGasko day? i'll take it! Yip Yip Yip Yip!
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 9:14am Joe McG:

'Morning, Riff! Did you send the snow? :)
  Mon. 1/18/16 9:14am sugarwolf:

I remember reading about Kali Bahlu in incredibly strange music. that book was very influential to me.
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 9:16am Joe McG:

@sugarwolf: I think there's a cut on the CD version, too, on one of the volumes....
  Mon. 1/18/16 9:19am riff randell:

No. No! It's snowing? But I get there on Thursday! :( it's a blizzard here. I guess I did send the snow... Hmmmm
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 9:21am Joe McG:

@riff: Your advance guard!
Avatar    Mon. 1/18/16 9:27am quinn:

good morninging
  Mon. 1/18/16 9:28am sugarwolf:

@joe: I have whatever volume she's on, bought at Joe's CDs on Christopher St (RIP)(like every other cd/record store siiiiiigh)
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 9:28am Joe McG:

Hi, quinninn!
  Mon. 1/18/16 9:29am Polyus:

And it's a brisk -9 in the big city today.
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 9:35am the Canterbury wood-elf:

I suppose I should acknowledge my presence here.
  Mon. 1/18/16 9:38am Elvis Redux:

and marie's the name........of his latest flame.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 9:41am bobdoesthings:

goodmorning
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 9:44am Joe McG:

Hi, all. Laura Cantrell and Michael Shelley played a lovely show here on Saturday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 9:45am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Making the Country Great Again...really...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 9:51am Santos L. Halper:

Good morn Joe. Looks to be a fine day; off work and on the air!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 9:52am dave:

Hey Joe, hope you had a happy birthday...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 9:53am bobdoesthings:

uh oh.. here come birthday wishes... Happy birthday joe! whenever it was!
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 9:54am Joe McG:

Thanks, guys! It was last Thursday and I had a nice time!
  Mon. 1/18/16 9:56am SeanG:

love how this tune is used in my own private idaho
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 9:58am annie:

i had to check the playlist to see if this was the muppets..
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 10:01am ! I X Key !:

! Good morning (o:
Avatar    Mon. 1/18/16 10:03am KevinfromBayRidge:

Good morning, young ( although a year older) lad et al. Happy BDay agin!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 10:04am Grok-o-matic:

Ahhh, Monday morning with WFMU, can't beat it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 10:04am annie:

music=joy
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 10:07am Joe McG:

Hope everyone's feeling good on this MLK Day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 10:08am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...when a fuzzbox *cut* your sustain - like an angry punkass mosquito...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 10:09am mauri:

wou wou wou!
  Mon. 1/18/16 10:09am djsheilab:

I'm enjoying this show IMMENSELY!!
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 10:10am Joe McG:

Sheila, that "Hand Full" song is one you must play on your show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 10:11am JtotheK:

good morning everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 10:11am ! I X Key !:

I am now making dough that has been resting into CORZETTI! This all started as just a plant! Yum all up! #awesome #corzetti #corzettis #yumallup #homade #homechef #gourm
  Mon. 1/18/16 10:12am Caroline:

What up ROMMEL! See you at trivia tomorrow!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 10:30am annie:

ok, this is fun!
Avatar    Mon. 1/18/16 10:32am V Priceless:

Yay!! Popcorn!
  Mon. 1/18/16 10:34am thedunkel:

Good Morning McGasko and fellow fans of Pennsylvaniaianan Polka!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 10:36am annie:

i love it when my housemate asks me what the hell am i listening to!!!
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 10:37am Joe McG:

How are you doing, Annie?
  Mon. 1/18/16 10:38am frenchee:

so many cosmic chicks today, thanks for this! Happy birthday, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 10:39am bobdoesthings:

so who's winning so far? I can't tell.. I guess we all win?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 10:39am ChrisB.:

A cat named Dog. That must have been the laugh riot of 1966.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 10:50am annie:

pretty well, joe. i HAVE to find a place to live that's more centrally located. i'm going stir-crazy on the east end of this city. retirement is fine, but not when you can't get out. double-edge sword, huh?
  Mon. 1/18/16 10:52am tim from champaign:

Howdy Joe and fellow listeners. Happy belated birthday, Joe, Fun show today!
Avatar    Mon. 1/18/16 10:52am duke:

Great line: His sweete talkin' meant streetwalkin'
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 10:53am Greg from ZONE 5:

Sounding great, guys!
  Mon. 1/18/16 10:54am thedunkel:

WOW! Thanks for playing Betty Harris!
  Mon. 1/18/16 10:56am Brendan:

Hey Joe and all
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 10:56am Grok-o-matic:

Yay! I love Doris Duke. Soooooo great. Glad they re-issued it. There's some old honky tonky record store in downtown Nashville. Pretty crappy, but they had about half a dozen 7" single from Doris Duke I'm a Loser that has obviously been there since forever adn they were all unplayed. I grabbed 2 but not sure if they still have any.
Avatar    Mon. 1/18/16 11:00am duke:

You can never go wrong with Al Green
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 11:03am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe. We had a modest falling of the white stuff yesterday.
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 11:05am Joe McG:

Wow, Grok, wish I'd been there! Hey, Brian, sounds like you got snowed in!
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 11:07am Joe McG:

Yes, we BOTH brought "Sea of Love"!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 11:08am bobdoesthings:

whoa!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 11:10am Guido from Cologne:

love it
cheers!
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 11:11am Mary Wing:

Was that Iggy version from the movie of the same name with Al Pacino?
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 11:13am Wild Neil:

We got lake effect snow from lake Erie, Ontario and maybe even another one-Huron maybe? In the Buffalo NY region...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 11:14am Grok-o-matic:

Hey, If I get a chance I'll go back and see if they have them. I mean they have to have been sitting there decades and no one has noticed them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 11:17am MD:

And then Nigel went off and jointed Spinal Tap!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 11:18am Kurt Gottschalk:

broad comedy? i think you mean women's comedy, joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 11:20am bobdoesthings:

@kurt - HAH!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 11:25am Whosondephone:

Get a room. Lol
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 11:27am Joe McG:

Hi, Kurt! I told the Stinky story.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 11:28am Kurt Gottschalk:

i know nothing of that, joe.
  Mon. 1/18/16 11:28am sugarwolf:

schlemiel schlimazel
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 11:29am Joe McG:

@Kurt: Ha ha!
Avatar    Mon. 1/18/16 11:32am V Priceless:

RIP Dale 'Buffin' Griffin....jeez..
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 11:32am Brian in UK:

This was during Bob's Welsh period. Knockin' on Evans Door. No, not Bob Welsh.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 11:33am Brian in UK:

@VP did he have Alzheimers?
Avatar    Mon. 1/18/16 11:33am V Priceless:

yes @ Brian in UK
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 11:33am Grok-o-matic:

One country song I love is that one from Nashville. "Tapedeck in his tractor" The title alone is pretty awesome. So hipster.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 11:36am Brian in UK:

@VP I remember Bill Mac mentioned it recently. Sad.
I went to see an exhibiton of MC Escher's work last week. The first Mott album used one of his illustrations for a cover. The lizards climbing in and out of the game.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 11:38am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...why can't there be kewl bars w/ comfy booths & Jukebox's like this? Not seven screens of Sports I don't care about...Is it too much to ask? ...Yes...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 11:46am Kurt Gottschalk:

totes shirl, skipper.
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 11:47am Joe McG:

Kurt, are you a Laverne or a Shirley?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 11:48am Grok-o-matic:

or a LaShirne?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 11:52am Kurt Gottschalk:

i'm like a double laverne
  Mon. 1/18/16 11:52am rw:

There's a bit of Laverne and a bit of Shirley in all of us.
  Mon. 1/18/16 11:52am statoj:

Darling be home soon is a John Sebastian tune! Great version by Maxine Brown.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 11:52am bobdoesthings:

I gotta watch me some laverne and shirley and figure out where I fall here... anyways.. thanks JOE! and Rommel! Great show. lots of fun!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/18/16 11:55am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...they say in the 50s Lennon was a fascinating admixture of ArtStudent Beat & TeddyBoy (dandy Juvie)...Like - Shirley is a Mod...I could never pull that off, so try to be blown out w/ panache...the L / S dichotomy has surprising utility...
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 11:56am Joe McG:

Thanks for listening to our 45 party, everybody! See you next week!
  Mon. 1/18/16 11:57am rw:

THanks Joe and Rommel!! Great show!
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 11:59am Mary Wing:

Can we get a link for Rommel's show?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 11:59am Santos L. Halper:

Thanks y'all! Great selections this morn
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/18/16 1:03pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Link-a-ma-jig: www.radiofreebrooklyn.com...
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 5:00pm Thread Recordings:

Hi Joe, many thanks for playing a track off of 'Split Electric'! One thing though, it's C Joynes (not C Jones).
Avatar Mon. 1/18/16 6:38pm Joe McG:

@Thread: Oops! Fixed. Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/20/16 10:28am joe:

'ello folks
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/20/16 10:28am joe:

Am I late?
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