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A pennant-winning battery of songland. Ongoing feature: Single File, a half-hour of randomly selected small records with big holes.

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Options March 21, 2016: It's All Just Enough

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Cocteau Twins  Donimo   Options Treasure  4AD  1985  LP      0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Cavern of Anti-Matter  Zone Null   Options Void Beats / Invocation Trex  Duophonic  2016  CD    *   0:08:58 (Pop‑up)
The Balustrade Ensemble  Aerial Verandis   Options Renewed Brilliance  Serein  2015  CD      0:11:52 (Pop‑up)
Gwenno  Sisial Y Môr   Options Y Dydd Olaf  Heavenly Recordings/PIAS  2016  CD    *   0:15:38 (Pop‑up)
Fenster  Emocean   Options Fenster's Emocean Original Motion Picture Soundtrack  Morr Music  2015  CD      0:21:15 (Pop‑up)
Steve Hillage  Shimmer   Options single  Virgin  1976  45      0:25:19 (Pop‑up)
Kraftwerk  Tanzmusik   Options Ralf und Florian  Germonofon  1994  CD  From 1973    0:28:56 (Pop‑up)
Harmonia  Walky-Talky   Options Deluxe  Lilith  2006  CD  From 1975    0:35:31 (Pop‑up)
Michael Rother  Karussell   Options Flammende Herzen  Water  2008  CD  From 1976    0:46:06 (Pop‑up)
Crabby Appleton  To All My Friends   Options Crabby Appleton  Elektra  1970  LP      1:04:18 (Pop‑up)
Eerie Wanda  Happy Hard Times   Options Hum  Beyond Beyond Is Beyond  2016  CD    *   1:07:25 (Pop‑up)
Tina Weston  Any Way That You Want Me   Options Tina Mason Is Something Wonderful!  Now Sounds  2008  CD  From 1967    1:10:42 (Pop‑up)
Nap Eyes  Stargazer   Options Thought Rock Fish Scale  Paradise of Bachelors  2016  CD    *   1:12:41 (Pop‑up)
Leon Haywood  Strong Feeling   Options Warm & Tender Soul  Playback  2016  CD  From 1967  *   1:16:59 (Pop‑up)
Tyrone Davis  Wrapped Up in Your Warm and Tender Love   Options Without You in My Life  Dakar  1972  LP      1:20:05 (Pop‑up)
Lynda Lyndell  Here Am I   Options The Other Side of the Trax: Stax-Volt 45rpm Rarities 1964-1968  Ace/Kent  2016  CD    *   1:23:07 (Pop‑up)
Pedicin-James Ltd.  Ode to Billie Joe   Options Movements Vol. 8  Tramp  2016  CD    *   1:25:26 (Pop‑up)
Single File: a bunch of 45s all in a disorderly row
Otis Redding  You Made a Man Out of Me   Options single  Atco  1969  45      1:37:40 (Pop‑up)
The Bureau  Only for Sheep   Options single  The Bureau Productions/WEA  1981  45      1:40:12 (Pop‑up)
The Chiffons  Oh My Love   Options single  Laurie  1963  45  They sing "lover" but the label says "love"!    1:43:08 (Pop‑up)
Lorence Hud  Guilty of Rock 'n' Roll (If Music Was Against the Law)   Options single  A&M  1973  45      1:45:07 (Pop‑up)
Fingerprints  (Now I Want to Be a) Space Girl   Options single  Twin/Tone  1978  45      1:47:40 (Pop‑up)
Lindisfarne  Down   Options single  Elektra  1972  45      1:50:29 (Pop‑up)
The Pretenders  I Go to Sleep   Options single  Real  1981  45      1:53:38 (Pop‑up)
Steve Hillage  It's All Too Much   Options single  Virgin  1976  45      1:56:30 (Pop‑up)
David Bowie  Helden   Options single  RCA  1977  45  This one is dedicated to Station Manager Ken!    1:59:59 (Pop‑up)
Bert Jansch  Avocet   Options Avocet  Earth  2015  CD  From 1979    2:13:01 (Pop‑up)
Sarah Neufeld  Where the Light Comes In   Options The Ridge  Paper Bag  2016  CD    *   2:30:17 (Pop‑up)
Michael Chapman  Stockport Monday (Homage to Tom Rush)   Options Parallelogram  Three-Lobed Recordings  2015  LP      2:33:49 (Pop‑up)
Folkal Point  The Circle Game   Options Folkal Point  Zeitgeist  2015  CD  From 1972    2:40:05 (Pop‑up)
Glenn Jones  June Too Soon, October All Over   Options Fleeting  Thrill Jockey  2016  CD  That other Glenn Jones!  *   2:46:18 (Pop‑up)
Tenniscoats  Shonen   Options Music Exists: Ueno Saya 2015 Disc 1  Majikick  2015  CD      2:48:51 (Pop‑up)
Tim Dawe  Didn't We Love   Options Penrod  Collector's Choice  2008  CD  From 1969    2:55:25 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 9:03am Cheri Pi:

strong opener!
  Mon. 3/21/16 9:04am P-90:

RAY-dee-O! Yip Yip Yip
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 9:05am Karen in Sleepy Hollow:

Good Morning! Did you get any sleep Joe?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 9:05am annie:

i think you have two different alien-muppets for the show's beginning; i like this one better. or i'm just going crazy!! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 9:06am MD:

  Mon. 3/21/16 9:07am P-90:

Aaaw... DOM-in-O.? Dom-in-O! Yip Yip Yip Happy Happy Happy!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:10am Joe McG:

Hi, folks! @annie: Nope, same aliens. @Karen: Nope! @MD: You speak truth!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:11am Ken From Hyde Park:

How many pop can nickel deposits are we short of the goal? Should we send in the pop cans to P.O. Box 2011 in Jersey City?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 9:13am Karen in Sleepy Hollow:

Sorry Joe, I promise I won't send you any emails today. I'll wait till at least Wednesday.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:16am Joe McG:

@Karen: Ha ha! @Ken: Yes.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:17am Joe McG:

BTW, Ken, was that you with the cashews? We laughed and ate them!
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 9:19am Listener dc 108581:

JOE! Nice job with the marathong. and nice singing last night. You guys were great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:20am doctorjazz:

Hi all! Glad the marathon is done, or almost, seems very close to goal, 98% last time I checked.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:20am Joe McG:

Thanks, dc--had me a real fine time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 9:21am annie:

speaking of email, joe, i have one last question; i'll be emailing you. then you have a respite from me until august.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:24am Ken From Hyde Park:

Yes, those were the cashews that I sent in. I hope they provided adequate nutrition. Wish I could've done more. I've got some financial commitments to take care of for the next couple of years, but hope to have more freedom to spend at that time.
  Mon. 3/21/16 9:24am fxo:

"anything, but not there"
  Mon. 3/21/16 9:25am Brendan:

Hi Joe. Nice atmospheric set this morning.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:25am Joe McG:

@Ken: Our cashew flow was much improved!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:27am Joe McG:

@annie: No problem, I'm here for your e-mail anytime! @Brendan: Thx! Easing in.... Nice not to hear our voices for a change, right?
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 9:27am Listener dc 108581:

yeah, I'm going to be hitting you with an email too. You can just file it away for later if you want.
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 9:29am Listener dc 108581:

by the way, this is perfect post-m music..
  Mon. 3/21/16 9:30am sugarwolf:

Hello hello
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:30am Joe McG:

@dc109581: We'll get to the raucous metal eventually, but for now, I'm creating an audio pillow for my weary head! @sugarwolf: Hi hi!
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 9:31am Utopiast:

Good morning, Joe, et al. Glad the fundraiser is looking good. A great investment, to be sure.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 9:31am tiago:

just bought this Kraftwerk on original vinyl this weekend: bargain and all
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:32am Joe McG:

@Utopiast: Thank ye! @tiago: I'm green with envy.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:34am Sem Chumbo:

Heh. Cashew flow.
  Mon. 3/21/16 9:34am Brendan:

@Joe I'm not going to touch that subject there other than to say you guys killed it. Somebody needs to reach out to Pat Byrne, such an artist of integrity and that mob just crushed his dreams.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:35am Joe McG:

@Brendan: Dreams do come true. Keep dreaming.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 9:42am JP from KC:

Mornin' everyone! This Harmonia is just what I needed to ease into this workweek. Thanks, Joe!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:45am Joe McG:

You bet, JP! Soft glide into Monday....
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 9:48am Swan_Gone:

The Rother jam is much appreciated
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:49am melinda:

Nice audio pillow Joe. Good morning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:49am listener james from westwood:

Gentle, bloopy wakeup music for the Monday after the Hoof & Mouth ... likely appreciated by many a staffer and DJ nursing a hangover or sore throat ...
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:50am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:50am Joe McG:

Good morning, melinda! Hi, Swan_Gone! @James: Yes, I hope this is a nice mellow re-entry for my fellow sufferers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 9:54am JP from KC:

I love your talkover bed today, Joe! What is that track?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:55am crateslinger:

glad it's over too Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 9:56am Ear Hammer:

HAPPY MONDAY JOE! I'm back at work after a grueling 2 week stint in Grand Jury Duty and it's nice to be welcomed back to work with your voice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 9:56am Ken From Hyde Park:

I was in the back yard chaperoning a campfire last night. Did Dan Bodah do any yodeling or Tuvan-style singing on "The True Wheel"? My laptop's wireless range didn't reach too far out the back door.
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 9:58am djsheilab:

Morning Joe + all! What a night! What a marathon! I'm officially wrecked.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:00am Uncle Michael:

Good morning everyone. How are you sounding so rested, Joe?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:00am Jeff Golick:

WOO volunteers!! Unsung heroes.
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:01am SeanG:

@Ken yeah he did try some yodeling at one point!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:04am JtotheK:

good morning everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 10:05am MD:

Good Job To All Our Freeform Nation!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:05am Joe McG:

@Ear Hammer: Aw, thanks so much and glad you're back! @sheilab: Me, too! What a marathon! @Uncle Michael: I don't see why not, I got a whole 3 hours sleep last night!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 10:07am MD:

And Thank YOU Joe!
You! YOU!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:07am Ike:

Wait, this station normally plays MUSIC?! Pffft. I'm outta here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 10:08am MD:

@ IKE....NICE!!!!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:08am Joe McG:

Thanks, MD! @Ike: Ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:09am Ike:

I think I crack that same joke every year. I'll have to remember to come up with a new one next year.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 10:13am Lewis:

@Ike - just think of it as "Take my wife, please..."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:14am Jeff Golick:

@UM: are you still East Coasting?
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 10:15am Paul D:

That Eerie Wanda track was nice.
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:15am JakeGould:

Good morning, Joe! I know statin management is against couches, but what about hammocks?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 10:16am Marcel M:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:16am -Ken:

Morning everybody and thanks to all of you who pledged! Cashews were excellent, KenfromHP!
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 10:16am Paul D:

Enjoying the show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 10:16am Marcel M:

Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 10:17am the Canterbury wood-elf:

Hi Joe! I had no idea about that Hillage B-side, will have to track that down. Always something new to be discovered round here...
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:18am Joe McG:

Glad to hear it, Paul D! @wood-elf: We'll hear the A-side before 11 o'clock!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 10:19am Lewis:

Morin'n Ken! all the best to you and the whole crew!!!
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:21am JakeGould:

@-Ken: Nice German rendition of "Heroes" at Hoof and Mouth.
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 10:25am Paul D:

Where can I see the video of Ken getting tarred and feathered?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:25am Ken From Hyde Park:

@-Ken - Great! Glad to hear they made it safely. In the spirit of my dear grandmother feeding the threshing crews, it was an honor to serve.
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:27am Brendan:

@ken Your Heino persona phase would have made Bowie proud
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:27am JakeGould:

@PaulD: You can't unsee it.
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:29am sugarwolf:

Hmm 90.1 seems to be off again...

On the plus side it's just dead air, so no NPR or Christian music!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:29am Jeff Golick:

I would like to give this drummer some.
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:30am Brendan:

@joe is the ode to billy joe off your premium
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:30am Listener David:

Aaarrrrgfhh! 90.1 off the air again!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:30am melinda:

This is a fun cover of Ode to Billie Joe. Pedicin-James Ltd. has a pharmaceutical ring to it.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:32am Joe McG:

@Brendan: No, it's not really a classic rock song, much as I love it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:33am doctorjazz:

Great Ode, have to agree.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:33am Ken From Hyde Park:

Laura Cantrell used "Ode to Billie Joe" as her bed music, if I recall.
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 10:33am mariano:

Hi Joe, everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:35am rjk:

Hi Joe, just popped in to say thanks for your help with my pledge/swag yesterday. I swear I clicked those buttons!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 10:36am joe:

'ello folks
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 10:38am Paul D:

Damn 23,000 to go to the goal hopefully that will roll in?
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:38am Joe McG:

You bet, rjk! Hi, mariano, joe!
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:39am sugarwolf:

So I see the Easter Bunny at the nearby Newport Mall got into a fight. yikes!!!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:40am Marc Francis:

Hello all! Good morning!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:42am Joe McG:

@sugarwolf: With a drunk Santa? @Marc: Howdy!
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:45am JakeGould:

"Security guards break up a fight between an Easter Bunny and a father at a mall in New Jersey Sunday."
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:46am βrian:

I bet the bunny was egging him on.
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:47am JakeGould:

"The man in costume disappears behind a holiday display, but comes back moments later, rips off his whit bunny paws and starts 'throwing hands,' someone says in the video."
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:47am Joe McG:

Ha!! Brian wins.
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 10:47am βrian:

Jazz hands?
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:47am JakeGould:

New band name: "White Bunny Paws."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:48am Ken From Hyde Park:

Was there any evidence of someone throwing a rabbit punch?
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:49am JakeGould:

"He curb-stomped him. The Easter Bunny got in a fight."
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:49am JakeGould:

Hollywood movie catch phrase: "I guess he failed the rabbit test."
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 10:50am mariano:

Oh, I read about that and saw the clip: that's one badass looking Easter Bunny!
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:51am Sam:

That rrrrrabbit's got a chip on it's shoulder a mile wide!
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 10:51am βrian:

Better hope he doesn't catch Tularemia.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:51am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe. Now the hard work starts.

Oh Alan Hull.
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:53am JakeGould:

The poster for "Easter Bunny" will be a Frank Frazetta-like poster with the Easter Bunny standing in the rubble of a mall, paws off, splattered blood on his costume and the tag line? "He is Risen!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 10:53am joe:

Fists of Furry
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:54am Brian in UK:

What's that Catatonia song where Cerys Matthews sings "Am I the Easter Bunny?"
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:55am Brendan:

@Joe, wishful thinking - looking forward to your premium anyway. One of the things I like about SN is the eclecticism. And that your premiums (last year and this) have taken one ‘genre’ and presented interpretations of it in another style.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:55am Joe McG:

@joe: Ha!
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:55am JakeGould:

@joe: "Easter Bunny: Fists of Fury"

The sequel, "Easter Bunny 2: Egg Hunt"
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:55am Dennis Diken:

Joe, great show! nice to hear Lindisfarne, been revisiting and rediscovering them of late. such wonderful music!
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:55am JakeGould:

This Chrissie Hynde Kinks cover is great!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:56am kirk from beer city usa:

A lovely Pretenders song, thanks Joe
  Mon. 3/21/16 10:56am Polyus:

Pretenders II is the only record of theirs I like, for some reason.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 10:56am Irene Trudel:

Lindisfarne! I love that band. Also glad you played Crabby Appleton earlier. I've had that album since high school and forgot it had great some songs on it. P.S., thanks for all the great work on the Marathon!
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 10:57am mariano:

Chrissie Hynde and Ray Davies were an item for a long time weren't they?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 10:57am Irene Trudel:

And now Steve Hillage! Always liked this version of George's tune.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:57am Joe McG:

Hey Dennis! Great job last night! Thanks so much, Irene! Great tune last night!
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 10:58am the Canterbury wood-elf:

Some time in the early 90s, a tent revival preacher burned an effigy of the Easter Bunny in some town square. Jello Biafra sources it on one of his spoken word CDs, and offers a reward for anyone who can provide video evidence of the event.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:58am BLCKDGRD:

HILLAGE! He does a kickass cover of Hurdy Gurdy Man too! But - BEST GEORGE SONG!
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 10:58am Listener dc 108581:

@mariano: they have a daughter. She's heavily involved in political protesting.
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 10:58am Mike Lupica:

It's always reassuring when, upon firing up a webstream, the first thing I hear is "It's All too Much". Even if it's a cover.
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 10:59am the Canterbury wood-elf:

Hillage keeping it real in '76 while almost everyone else (this side of punk) was losing the plot...
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 10:59am Brian in UK:

Sir George Martin commented that the biggest mistake he made was not recognising George's talent. Who did at the time.
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 10:59am mariano:

@Listener dc: Very interesting, thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:00am Irene Trudel:

Thanks Joe! Yeah, the band was awesome, and I loved having Dennis' solid backbone beat behind us. A lot of credit should go to Scott Williams for organizing it. I think it was one of the best H&MS performances ever, and great song choices overall.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:00am doctorjazz:

Great "It's All Too Much" cover.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:00am doctorjazz:

German? That was great last night!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:01am Ken From Hyde Park:

Is this going to be David Bowie or Station Manager Ken on vocals here?
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:01am bill me:

YESSS!!!! Thank you. Ken's version was astounding.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:01am Joe McG:

Totally agree, Irene! Big props to Scott and the band and all of the DJs who took the stage!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:01am Marcel M:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:02am doctorjazz:

Let's hear it for the band, they sounded great!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:02am Brian in UK:

  Mon. 3/21/16 11:02am Brendan:

Central Casting is on the phone w/ BillyBob for the Easter Bunny part
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:03am doctorjazz:

(I think Ken still would have been great with only 1 mic...)
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:03am V Priceless:

Fab tunes Joe, thanks! Enjoyed your Hoof and Mouth performance too...
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 11:05am Listener dc 108581:

not sure I like these songs in different language. It seems kind of cheap. Not really how the song was conceived. Although yesterday I was listening to a Spanish-lang version of Gloria from Todd-o-phonic's premium last year, and it was good. About a "gringa" apparently.
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 11:06am Listener dc 108581:

oh, I see. I missed Ken's performance. Had to give up and hit the pillow.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:09am Carmichael:

Heya Joe & post marathoners. Saw a smattering of the event, and will de-archive it later. Thanks for the radio icon thingie too, Joe!
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:10am JakeGould:

@ListenerDC: Pretty sure David Bowie intended to sing that song in German from the get go.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:10am Goyim in the AM:

German-language Heroes gets a pass because of its place in the beloved German movie Christiane F. -- also Bowie's pronunciation is pretty durn good. I mean, he's no Station Manager Ken, but still...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:10am annie:

Carm, glad you were assimilated
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:12am Brian in UK:

Apart from The Grays and his solo Meaningless; did Jon Brion make any other solo albums?
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:12am Brendan:

Dengue fever's Both Sides gets my nod . Love it better than the original
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:12am Marc Francis:

Death By Unga Bunga are great! Hell yeah. Can't wait!
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 11:13am the Canterbury wood-elf:

Ken was indeed magnificent singing "Helden" (although I was slightly disappointed to just discover that Bowie had himself recorded a German language "Heroes", imagining this to be a Freedmanian innovation).

Scott McDowell, Amanda, et al.'s Beastie Boys cover was also superb!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:14am Joe McG:

@Brian: Not that I know of, but I may be wrong!
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:14am Brendan:

A new station with all emergency alerts all the time . EASy Listening 91.1
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 11:14am Listener dc 108581:

that's true, Bowie got the German down pretty well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:15am Carmichael:

Oh, and I just had a magical technological breakthrough: iPhone + unlimited data + Bluetooth = WFMU in the car! In California!
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 11:15am Listener dc 108581:

Samantha's Kinks cover was the best thing I've ever heard. EVER.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:16am Brian in UK:

Joe I found part deux on the Finale comments page where is part 1 video?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:16am Irene Trudel:

Brian, no other albums for Jon that I'm aware of, unless you count his soundtracks. So glad I saw him play at a small club in NYC maybe 10 years ago? He performed his one-man show with lots of loop pedals.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:17am Brian in UK:

Got it click on Ustream.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:18am Irene Trudel:

Carmichael, that's what i usually do when traveling by car on long trips. The WFMU app is a blessing!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:18am Brian in UK:

Irene would love to see him, such a talent.
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 11:18am mariano:

Oh this Jansch is lovely -- that jazzy bass line is like the early Pentangle stuff.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:19am Brian in UK:

@mariano it may be the bass god that is Danny Thompson.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:19am coelacanth:

hey Joe and surfactants
Joe you may know that the 90.1 signal was down until the end of your last set; but you may not know that now it sounds kind of like it's at the other end of a vacuum-cleaner hose.
-just so you know.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:19am Joe McG:

@mariano: That's Danny Thompson on bass who was in the Pentangle with Bert.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:20am Joe McG:

@coelcanth: Thanks for being our ears out there. I'm sure that someone will be on the case soon...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:21am Irene Trudel:

Yeah Brian! Jon had a regular weekly residency at the club Largo in LA. I see he's there on 3/25 www.largo-la.com... He rarely goes out on tour.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:23am Brian in UK:

Irene well think I will just pop over there for the evening to see Mr Karaoke. Looking forward to seeing you Johnny & June spot.
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:23am hola-soymilk:

Nice songs
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 11:24am mariano:

Welp, that makes sense then!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:24am JP from KC:

This track is amazing, but it has more endings than the last Lord of the Rings movie.
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:26am Brendan:

@carmichael my 15 year old car and its stock radio is pre Bluetooth and pre aux so a few years back i wired in an FM modulator that overrides the antenna to play prom any device. Now i open the ash tray and flip a red toggle switch . Instead of something James Bond like happening, it plays FMU (which is mostly always) and I tell my passenger NEVER EVER touch the red switch or they will be ejected (one way or another).
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:27am Joe McG:

@JP: Ha! @soymilk: Howdy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:28am Goyim in the AM:

Brendan: one of those devices (and WFMU) saved my sanity on a cross-country U-Haul trip a few years back.
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:29am tomasz.:

@Carmichael: driving around with FMU in the car is next level.

morning, Joe. morning all
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:29am Marc Francis:

Damn, Joe. This set is so perfect and beautiful. Thanks!
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:29am JakeGould:

@Brendan: Nice! Slight tangent but I was rewatching "The Empire Strikes Back" and noticed something. When Luke is in his X-Wing and talking to R2-D2 just to the left of his computer display there is an AM/FM car radio with cassette deck on it's side. So maybe he had Bluetooth too.
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 11:29am mariano:

Frodo's leaving the Grey Havens... oh wait, he's coming back, forgot something.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:30am Carmichael:

Thanks, everyone. I'm a little slow on the uptake sometimes, but I'm glad I finally figured it out.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:30am Joe McG:

Glad you're enjoying the show, Marc!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:31am Jeff Golick:

+1 to @JP from KC's comment.
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:31am Will:

This is the second time I've been sent to this rare Bert Jansch record in recent months, quite brilliant it is too.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:32am Joe McG:

@Will: It's a beaut, glad it's been reissued!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:34am Summer and Michael:

Absolutely gorgeous set, Joe. Thank you.
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 11:34am Listener dc 108581:

the depth of music knowledge of FMU djs never fails to amaze me. I think of JoeM as a pretty poppy guy but this is a whole different continent.
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 11:35am Van in DC:

I saw Parallelogram and thought Linda Perhacs was being played...
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 11:35am Whosondephone:

New Skyrim music!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:35am Joe McG:

@Summer and Michael: You bet, guys! @dc: I want to get business cards made: "Joe McGasko: Pretty Poppy Guy"!
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 11:36am Cheyenne:

Thanks for the soothing sonic waves to mitigate post-marathon hangover syndrome, Joe!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:37am Joe McG:

You bet, Cheyenne!
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:37am Will:

Joe can do anything when he puts his mind to it.
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:37am Brendan:

Like his music Joe cannot be market segmented.
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 11:37am Listener dc 108581:

JoeMcG: sorry, that's not right. Not sure how to describe your show. ESPECIALLY NOW.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:38am Joe McG:

Coming up soon: Black Metal Extravaganza.
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 11:40am Mike Lupica:

That Michael Chapman track = me in a trance.
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:40am JakeGould:

Really liking this Michael Chapman.
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:41am JakeGould:

@JoeMcG: Screaming Muppets time?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:42am MD:

Perfect First Day Of Spring Song...
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:43am Joe McG:

Hey, Mike!
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:44am mr.mikestand:

Lovely lovely set, Joe. Hmm... Two Tom Rush tributes.
Is the Sinfonia video from last night archived? If so , can you please direct me there?I could only watch a little bit...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:45am MD:

@ work with tears in my eyes...PERFECT FMU MOMENT!!!
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:45am Brendan:

Me: Pandora ,search for - outer pace versions of soul artists covering classic rock

Pandora: Does not compute. Cannot fulfill prime directive - im sorry Dave. Im afraid I cant do that.

Me: my names Brendan not Dave

Pandora: Nomad ... must self destruct
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 11:46am the Canterbury wood-elf:

Nothing wrong with this Joni cover, but "Folkal Point" is an AWFUL band name. Maybe it seemed like a good idea in 1972...
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:46am Joe McG:

@mr.mikestand: I'm actually not sure myself. You might check the Special Programs archive. It could be embedded there. Or maybe go to Ustream? I'm sure we'll post something about it on our home page in the next couple of days...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:47am coelacanth:

wood elf, i agree with all of that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:47am JP from KC:

@mr.mikestand: There's a link to the playlist on the homepage under "recently archived shows", which has the video for part two on it. To get the part 1 video, just click the ustream link on the bottom right of the video and it'll take you to wfmu's ustream page.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:47am Sem Chumbo:

Lovely morning of music, Joe. Thanks so much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:48am Goyim in the AM:

  Mon. 3/21/16 11:48am JakeGould:

So many things seemed like a good idea in 1970-1972.
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:48am Brendan:

@mr mikestand http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/65628
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:49am hola-soymilk:

I'm here for the black metal extravaganza
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:49am mr.mikestand:

All this beautiful fingerpicking!! Joe (& Irene) do you know Peter Blanchette? Archguitarist.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:49am Joe McG:

My pleasure, Sem. @soymilk: Ha ha. Next show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:49am Jeff Golick:

Always a huge fan of nature noise backdrops in songs. Joe, you know the book ELECTRIC EDEN?
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:50am mr.mikestand:

Thank you, Brendan! I'm on it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:51am coelacanth:

Joe, i scrolled up a bit and saw some commentary on last night, so i'm sure i'm being redundant, but redundant i shall be... you you were Astounding on stage!
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:52am hola-soymilk:

Wow tenniscoats! Heart eye emoji here
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:52am mr.mikestand:

@JP from KC Thank you also!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:52am Mick:

Brilliant set. Brilliant show (the parts I've heard anyway).
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:52am Joe McG:

@Jeff: A great book! Also like the other one that came out around the same time...forget the title at the moment! @coelcanth: Thanks so much! It was all Sheila B.!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:53am Brian in UK:

Here is a link
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:53am Brendan:

@Joe, thank YOU. This show is the kind of dividend that is greater than anything we can ever contribute. Very happy now. Priceless.
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 11:54am Listener dc 108581:

just do it with your voice!
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 11:54am Listener dc 108581:

ah, there we go..
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:54am JakeGould:

For a second I thought the JoeMcG and SheilaB act was going to be a number from "Grease."
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:55am Marc Francis:

Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:55am Brian in UK:

Like the Faust track, a bit short though.
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:55am Polyus:

Excellent, well worth the wait.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:55am coelacanth:

Sheila certainly was Astounding! but she couldn't have done it without you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:56am joe:

@jakegould me too :)
  Mon. 3/21/16 11:56am tomasz.:

the EAS alert is cool because it briefly sounds like someone's trying to connect to the station on a 1998 modem
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:56am Brian in UK:

Nice one, Joe. Try and get some rest.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:57am Joe McG:

Thanks for listening, everyone! If you know anyone who hasn't pledged yet, let them know that our pledge page is still open for business! Big thank yous to everyone who pledged!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 11:59am JP from KC:

What a great show, Joe! I feel refreshed. Thanks!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 3/21/16 11:59am Brian in UK:

I think that Delilah is really a polka.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 12:00pm coelacanth:

Thanks Joe!
(and, i sent you an email about that.)
ciao people.
Avatar Mon. 3/21/16 12:00pm the Canterbury wood-elf:

@Joe "Seasons They Change"? (history of psych-folk book that came out same time as "Electric Eden").

A really great show, Joe...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/21/16 12:00pm Irene Trudel:

Great show today Joe! Thanks for the soothing sounds.
  Mon. 3/21/16 12:01pm P-90:

Thanks Joe McG, get some rest!
  Mon. 3/21/16 12:37pm Clay:

Aww man, I missed the Crabby Appleton! Great job on your song last night, Joe. You rocked it!
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