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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 May 16, 2016: Scotched Tape

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New
Gimmer Nicholson  Millenial Harbinger   Options Christopher Idylls  Light in the Attic  2015  LP  From 1969   
Joe Weaver and Friends  We've Got All the Time in the World   Options The Wind in the Spumoni Trees  Branco  2016  CD  From 1971  *  
The Steve Miller Band  Dear Mary   Options Sailor  Capitol  1968  LP     
The Family of Apostolic  Saigon Girls   Options The Family of Apostolic  Future Days/Vanguard  2016  CD  From 1968  *  
Beau  Everything's Possible   Options An Original Thought  Cherry Red  2016  MP3    *  
Bert Jansch  If You're Thinking 'Bout Me   Options From the Outside  Earth  2016  CD  From 1985  *  
Sandy Denny  The Last Thing on My Mind   Options The Original Sandy Denny  Trojan  2001  CD  From 1967   
Donna Loren  It's Gotta Be   Options These Are the Good Times  Now Sounds  2014  CD  with the Beau Brummels, 1965   
Petula Clark  Heart   Options Scratch My Back! Pye Beat Girls 1963-1968  Ace  2016  CD  From 1965  *  
The Remains  Thank You   Options Barry and the Remains  Epic Legacy  1991  CD  From 1966   
The Green Pajamas  Jennifer   Options Indian Winter: A Collection of Singles and Unreleased Songs 1985-1996  Get Hip  1996  CD  From 1985   
Landlines  Post Modern Time   Options Problems 24/7  Eggy  2016  LP    *  
Lame Drivers  Other Side   Options Chosen Era  Bleeding Gold  2016  MP3  bonus track  *  
Spinning Coin  Albany   Options single  Geographic/Domino  2016  CD    *  
Rexy  Perfect Day   Options Running Out of Time  Lucky Number  2015  CD  From 1978   
Vivien Goldman  Launderette (excerpt)   Options Resolutionary  Staubgold  2016  CD  From 1981  *  
Vivien Goldman  Launderette   Options single  99  1981  12"     
The Dancing Cigarettes  Burn in Heaven   Options Dance Dogs Dance  Magnetic South  2016  LP    *  
Maher Shalal Hash Baz  Dulce Juana   Options Hello New York  OSR  2016  LP    *  
Mendrugo  Velluda   Options More Amor  Fire  2016  CD    *  
Terry Allen  There Oughta Be a Law Against Sunny Southern California   Options Juarez  Paradise of Bachelors  2016  CD  From 1975  *  
Joe Ely  She Never Spoke Spanish to Me   Options Joe Ely  MCA  1977  LP     
Single File: a bunch of 45s in a row
The Staple Singers  Heavy Makes You Happy (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom)   Options single  Stax  1970  45     
Lord Rockingham's XI  Hoot's Mon   Options single  London  1958  45     
Marshall Crenshaw  Jungle Rock   Options single  Warner Bros.  1983  45     
Trix  C'est La Vie   Options single  Baby  1981  45     
Plastic Bertrand  Hit 78   Options single  Sire  1979  45     
Bob Dylan  Mozambique   Options single  Columbia  1975  45     
Chris Gantry  Nashville Memoirs No. 1   Options single  RCA Victor  1966  45  Thanks, Todd-O-Phonic Todd!   
Mary Lou Lord  Western Union Desperate   Options single  Kill Rock Stars  1993  45  I bought this off of Scott McDowell at the Record Fair--thanks, Scott!   
Benny Troy  The Girl with San Francisco in Her Eyes   Options single  Ampex  1970  45     
Fairport Convention  Matty Groves   Options Moat on the Ledge - Live at Broughton Castle  Stony Plain  1982  LP  live 1981 reunion show   
Steeleye Span  Long Lankin   Options Commoners Crown  Chrysalis  1975  LP     
Trees  Lady Margaret   Options The Garden of Jane Delawney  BGO  1993  CD  From 1970   
The Young Tradition  The Agincourt Carol   Options Galleries  Vanguard  1968  LP     
Strawbs  Pieces of 79 and 15   Options Early Strawbs  A&M  1974  LP  From 1969   
Richard and Mimi Fariña  The Quiet Joys of Brotherhood   Options Memories  Vanguard  1968  LP     
Folkal Point  Victoria Dines Alone   Options Folkal Point  Zeitgeist  2016  CD  From 1972  *  
Nico  The Fairest of the Seasons   Options Chelsea Girl  Polygram  1988  CD  From 1967   

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:02am annie:

good morning joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:04am pantz:

Yo Joe! Good morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:04am melinda:

hi Joe & Annie & pantz!
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 9:04am SHAGALOV:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:08am doctorjazz:

Hi all!
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 9:08am Cheri Pi:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:09am pantz:

Morning, melinda, Dr Jazz, and future Noisemakers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:10am Sem Chumbo:

ANOTHER top hole show on the Fun 91! Hiya, Joe, and Clam McGasko.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:11am Marcel M:

  Mon. 5/16/16 9:11am Pete L:

I really like your show Mr. Joe McGasko, but now that I've heard that intro quite a few times, well, HHHMMMMMMMM.......timed it.......
I have really have mostly positives otherwise!
Thank you.!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:12am annie:

i'm addicted to the opener, pete.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:12am Marcel M:

Raaadiooooooo OH!
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 9:14am PKNY:

Dear Mary, I've just ripped of "A White Shade of Pale".
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 9:14am PKNY:

And oh yeah, good TZAG Joe and everybody!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:18am doctorjazz:

My, a mellow, folksy start to this Monday Morning!
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 9:18am Joe McG:

Good morning, everyone! Sorry you hate my theme, Pete. Somes likes it, somes doesn't.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:19am melinda:

I like the mellow folksy too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:23am fred:

Good morning Joe and all. I love the opening theme
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:24am KP:

Hi ya, Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:25am pantz:

This is perfect music for a chilly Monday morning. Makes me yearn for my camping days.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 9:25am northguineahills:

I need these sounds this morning, thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:25am Uncle Michael:

<-Tries to imagine the point of criticizing the theme...fails.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 9:32am northguineahills:

Isn't Scott the CD cleaner upper expert?
  Mon. 5/16/16 9:32am Polyus:

Lighter fluid?
  Mon. 5/16/16 9:33am tadpoles:

Try "Goo Gone" Joe. Let a little sit for a couple of minutes. I use it to get stickers off LP jackets without damage. Cheers
  Mon. 5/16/16 9:34am Brendan:

Hi Joe good morning. I feel your tape pain. Getting rid of tape , hmmm. Didn't Nixon recommend the fireplace?
  Mon. 5/16/16 9:35am Polyus:

Lighter fluid was what I used to use for getting price tags off. But yeah, Goo Gone does the same thing.
  Mon. 5/16/16 9:35am paul:

Dude, where's my premium?
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 9:35am SSS:

Yes yes Joe...you are right to be cautious...to prevent what is called crazing, which are small cracks developing in plastics from exposure to improper or non compatible solvents, test on an expendable CD. Also beware of the circumference of the disk, which is a seal between the two halves of the thing. Test on an expendable one! Goo Gone will surely cause crazing in my opinion.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 9:37am Joe McG:

Thanks for all of your suggestions, guys! @Paul: We're starting to send out stuff this week, Paul. It's a long process here at volunteer-staffed WFMU.
  Mon. 5/16/16 9:38am Brendan:

Yea! Squirt the CD with lighter fluid , ignite it and hump it against an amplifier ala Hendrix until it emits feedback.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 9:38am SSS:

I am an industrial designer, and for a time worked for a guy in Mount Vernon building CD mastering machines, from the glass masters right thru the pressings. He even had a digital to tape studio...neat stuff.
  Mon. 5/16/16 9:38am paul:

Cool. Much appreciated, Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:38am annie:

Goof Off, too. painters use it
  Mon. 5/16/16 9:41am Brendan:

On a serious note perhaps low heat to warm the adhesive and then a straight lift, Followed by rubbing alcohol.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 9:43am Joe McG:

I've never set fire to a CD, but I have put one through the paper shredder.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 9:43am SSS:

Here is a non solvent possibility...try olive oil...let it sit a bit and rub gently...(always rub anything gently)
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 9:46am Joe McG:

@SSS: That's always my policy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:46am annie:

lifted from a young FB friend's post: "Listening to Bob Dylan play the harmonica is kind of like replacing your ear buds with a nail gun."
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 9:48am Joe McG:

@annie: Aw, take it easy on ol' Bob, Annie! He's got a new album of standards coming out any day now.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 9:48am V Priceless:

Dang, I forgot about this! Senior moment! Hey Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:50am Uncle Michael:

Joe @9:48; Thanks for the warning!
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 9:50am Joe McG:

@UM: My public service for the morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:51am pantz:

I feel like a The Free Design song is coming up any second now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:52am fred:

A friend of mine is a huge Dylan fan. She actually likes his Xmas record. Go figure
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 9:53am Joe McG:

@fred: The effrontery of it is kind of genius, you have to admit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 9:53am annie:

oh, joe, this is a kid from my son's generation who said that, 33yrs old.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:00am fred:

Maybe next Dylan could form an all-star band with Tom Waits and Shane MacGowan
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:02am coelacanth:

good morning Joe and all
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:02am Listener Scott:

Quick! More solvent!
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:02am Joe McG:

So, how DO you feel about skipping CDs?
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:02am Henry:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:02am MattZ:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:02am Stevel:

New art form.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:02am Ike:

This program is much more avant-garde than usual today! Did Liz's talkover music rebel against you because you're not Liz?
  Mon. 5/16/16 10:03am Ernst:

Gotta love scratched discs
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:03am foofs:

Break it down!
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:03am northguineahills:

That's some Yasonao Tone wounded cd shiiit!
  Mon. 5/16/16 10:03am John McGreivey:

I love the CD sticking. Love the ones that don't, also.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:03am Ear Hammer:

This is the day the CDs revolted.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:04am jamesie:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:04am Scott Williams:

Joe, 12" EP is in the vinyl library!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:04am Scott Williams:

(tho this remix is pretty fab!)
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:04am jamesie:

like it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:04am Ear Hammer:

They say if you "lick" the CD it temporarily stops the skipping. It's gross but has a 70% success rate!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:05am fred:

Is Nat Roe filling in?
  Mon. 5/16/16 10:05am John Mcgreivey:

Very Plunderphonics.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:05am foofs:

This is a long piss, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:06am joe:

So this is coming back around to that point where it is actually interesting.
  Mon. 5/16/16 10:06am kevlicki:

Free form radio!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:07am rsj:

i feel like i too had a cup of coffee and a bong hit just now
  Mon. 5/16/16 10:07am kevlicki:

Just put a minidisc in, superior format to CD...
  Mon. 5/16/16 10:08am Alex:

Can someone recommend some software to listen to this great radio? I've listened to some songs and now Launderette (excerpt)" by Vivien Goldman stuck and some parts of it freeze sometimes, and the song starts over and over again. I have a stable internet connection. What to do?(
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:08am Joe McG:

  Mon. 5/16/16 10:08am Brendan:

You you are obligated to this now:
Followed by
  Mon. 5/16/16 10:08am kevlicki:

Ike, I had a similar reaction. I thought joe was going to talk over it, cos that's my wfmu reference for this tracks info!

Glad you "stuck" to it joe. It's a great tune
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:09am joe:

I would think fingerprints are more of an issue for CDs
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:09am Jeff Golick:

So don't use them to eat food, is what you're saying?
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:10am Joe McG:

@Jeff: Ha ha! Not good for scooping up taco leavings.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:10am foofs:

I like to lick Heinz Vegetable Soup off my copy of Royal Trux's 'Sweet Sixteen'.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:10am coelacanth:

smooth transition to the record, by the way.
  Mon. 5/16/16 10:11am uli:

songs forandby machine unlearning
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:13am Todd-o-phonic:

A little late to today's party, but loving that Landlines LP.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:13am Joe McG:

Hey, Todd! It's a purty good one!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:14am Ike:

You guys are hilarious. @Fred, I almost made a similar comment. I was going to say Bryce, but you're right, Nat Roe makes more sense.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:15am MD:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:16am fred:

@Ike: Bryce's CDs never skip
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:16am pantz:

I love this Sweet Jane. Who woulda thunk it!
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:17am Joe McG:

@fred: He likes all the notes, in any order!
  Mon. 5/16/16 10:17am Alex:

What a great sick rendition of VU
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:19am fred:

This is probably the first time "Nat Roe makes more sense" was uttered without any irony
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:20am βrian:

Cornflower skies over the isthmus today. Things are quiet in this declining college town.
  Mon. 5/16/16 10:20am Brendan:

That Maher Shalal was perfect as is this ... freeform, like this station
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:22am doctorjazz:

That Sweet Jane was great.
(CD's do get dirty and scratch, as we've noted).
As for Software for listening to FMU on line, is it for a phone? I usually use the pop up (it locks up periodically), for my phone use Neutron (it's an Android phone), haven't had playback issues with it and it sounds better than the direct link on the app (I go to the site and play the 128k MP3).
From the Geek end of things...
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:22am Joe McG:

@Brian: That's a wonderful picture you just painted.
  Mon. 5/16/16 10:26am melinda:

Don't hear Terry Allen too often. Nice.
  Mon. 5/16/16 10:28am Alex:

No, I'm on PC, but thanks for your reply, I was concerned about my android too. Listening to it using pop up is not the best options, but I will use it for the time being, thank you!
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:28am Joe McG:

@melinda: Glad to see this reissue!
  Mon. 5/16/16 10:30am melinda:

Good pairing w/Joe Ely, too.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:32am βrian:

"'No puedo, no puedo,' was all she ever said to me."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:34am Kurt Gottschalk:

if there's a fingerprint then the dj can be id'd.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:34am βrian:

Re reading the CDs, you're doing the right thing. As with movies, skip the trailers until afterward.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:38am Joe McG:

@Kurt: Ha ha ha!
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:39am βrian:

Alex, I use iTunes which isn't particularly well designed. But just for playing mp3 streams, it works fine.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:42am Uncle Michael:

I'll plug the use of Tunein Radio for WFMU. It works great for me, and I spent months working with them to get our listings and shcedule beaten into some kind of shape.
  Mon. 5/16/16 10:44am 542:

wfmu whites only
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:45am northguineahills:

Huh, I don't think I've heard anything from Marshall Crenshaw I've liked. Glad to be proven wrong.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:46am doctorjazz:

My office PC only has Windows Media Player, and I can't add anything to the PC (the player won't play the 128 files). Pretty much leaves me with the pop-up here. At home the player I like is JRiver, though I mostly stream from an iPad to a Bluetooth speaker (DeepBlue2) (more geekiness...)
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:46am Marc Francis:

Loving it Joe!!!! My Surface Noise birthday show!!!!
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:46am Joe McG:

Happy birthday, Marc!
  Mon. 5/16/16 10:47am Brendan:

I use the WFMU app but I'll second that - the TuneIn app is good and the TuneIn Pro lets you record streams.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:47am Marc Francis:

Thank you!
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:51am Joe McG:

Next up: Something for all of you Bob Dylan fans.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:52am fred:

The pop-up player is pretty good, especially for archives. I'm stuck with the bloated iTunes at work, which is why I don't listen as much as I used to from there
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:52am Jim Devoid:

I have to admit that I discovered Plastic Bertrand by watching early 00's Scooby Doo with my kid...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:53am doctorjazz:

Happy Birthday @Marc! Mine is in 2 days (celebrating it at the dentist...)
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:54am βrian:

Strangely, I found myself singing "Ça Plane Pour Moi" last night as I chopped onions.
  Mon. 5/16/16 10:54am paul:

1975 was a good year for Bob.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:54am MattZ:

Am I the only Bob Dylan fan who doesn't like Desire? (this does sound great on 45 though)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 10:55am annie:

i generally use the pop-up for fmu, including the archives. OZ has an embedded player, too. most other stations i use TuneIn. if a station HAS a player i use it until it kicks out, then i switch to tune-in. only issue i have is that Firefox kicks me off the internet now and then and i have to reboot the whole shebang. the Ipod has been relegated to the sewing room stereo system.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:56am Marc Francis:

Thanks @doctorjazz! Keep your head up dentist wise!!!!!
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 10:59am coelacanth:

MattZ, no. i do consider desire his last tolerable album, but i only like a few tracks on it. (just the year prior he did blood on the tracks so there was still hope, after all.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:02am MattZ:

coelacanth- i dont know, it just sounds like a giant cheesefest to me. I like cheesefests as much as the next guy, but desire never worked for me. And I think there are plenty of tolerable albums post-Desire, but probably not until Oh Mercy. I know that's a cliche at this point, but if you subscribe to the general theory, then I stop at BOTT, not Desire. Anyway, carry on everyone.
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:07am melinda:

Did someone else cover Western Union Desperate?
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:11am V Priceless:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:11am fred:

A coworker was part of Jarre's China tour in the 80's. He keeps bringing that up, so I suffer from Jarre fatigue
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:12am paul:

@coelacanth, BOTT was released in 1975
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:12am coelacanth:

Matt, we're nearly on the same page. i did use the word "tolerable"! -and i know that could be because of familiarity, as i bought it upon release. i was quite young and every album was an investment, so i tried hard to like it (+ there was lots of hype about it at the time.)
looking at the track list now, i don't even recognise most of them.
i still like "isis" though.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:15am coelacanth:

paul, yes. desire was '76. (each recorded the previous year.)
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:15am Brendan:

I wonder if Matty Grove was derivative of Shady Grove or vice versa?
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:15am paul:

Disregard my last comment. Thought Desire was from 1975, too.
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:16am wild neil:

Fairport Convention...a song about adultery? cool...they are interesting...kinda prog folk like pentangle?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:16am fred:

@coelacanth: you should be more careful, really. Saying "I still like Isis" might bring unwanted attention
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:16am Joe McG:

@Brendan: I'd think vice versa, but same roots!
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:16am paul:

No love for Infidels?
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:19am Brendan:

Yea Joe I thought I heard Shady Grove in the tune, and it originates from the much older Matty Groves
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:19am coelacanth:

fred, i know. that sucks!
...a regular poster here said once that it's a shame they ruined a perfectly good goddess.
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:20am KP:

Richard Thompson bending and twisting
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:23am coelacanth:

paul, i can't say i know "infidels". i've heard it, and didn't like it at that time; but things change. i've never heard "oh mercy" either. i'd thoroughly lost interest in Dylan by then. who knows? maybe i'd like one or both of them now.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:23am coelacanth:

this song's beautiful.
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:23am Woodchipper:

Wow - though this intro was "Small Blue Thing" by Suzanne Vega...! VEeeerrrryyy. simila...Hmmm......
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:24am audrey:

i agree ^
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:24am northguineahills:

Matty Groves is a very old English folk song. Cecil Sharp gathered a few versions, and the Lomaxes found a few versions in Appalachia.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:25am doctorjazz:

Nice bookends to the show, more folk rock now, been enjoying it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:26am Sem Chumbo:

Oh, boy. Steeleye Span, following Fairport. Joe, you closet folkie, you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:27am fred:

A few years ago, my wire transfer to the station was held up because I had bought a record from Yair Yona's band. If that's security, we"re in deep shit
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:27am Joe McG:

@Sem: It's funny, but whenever I play Fairport, I get requests for Steeleye, so I thought, what the hell, today I'm going to take care of that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:27am doctorjazz:

Richard Thompson did a nice guest spot on the Joan Baez Public TV tribute/fund raiser, played some nice acoustic lead and Joan did one of his songs with him (She never Could Resist a Winding Road, if I remember correctly)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:28am annie:

steeleye span played as intro to procol harem way back in the early 70s in cleveland. I WAS THERE!! been a fan ever since. 3 encores they did, compared to PH's one
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:28am Joe McG:

@doctorjazz: Was this recently, doc?
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:29am paul:

Give Infidels another shot. And Love and Theft. It's all subjective I know.
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:32am wild neil:

im having deja vu!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:32am doctorjazz:

I saw the Special this past week. You know how they do their fundraisers holding these concerts hostage...
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:33am northguineahills:

It's hard to find the Trees on any medium, I only have them on a cdr comp.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:34am doctorjazz:

I also saw Jackson Browne on the show, as well as Paul Simon (who has lost a step, at least on the show, seemed to play a step behind everyone), Judy Collins was also on.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:35am Joe McG:

@ngh: I think I got a CD copy of "On the Shore" through Amazon for about 10 bucks a few years ago. Maybe still available?
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:35am coelacanth:

paul, it's decided! i lost track of Bowie during a phase that i disliked; only to decide -2 days before he died - that i need to check out some of his stuff that i'd ignored all those years.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:35am Mike East:

Joan Baez rehearsed with us for that concert I think. I wonder if Richard Thompson was in the studio and I missed him.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:36am doctorjazz:

Joan Baez was great, by the way...
Still looks and sounds young! Still has that activist spirit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:36am Carmichael:

I love Trees (Celia Humphris). Lady Margaret was 1st put on paper in 1776. I bought this LP when it came out in 1970.
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:36am wild neil:

Trees are heavy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:36am Rich in Washington:

wow. That sounds like slide bass on this track.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:36am Joe McG:

@MEast: If you ever see Thompson, tell him I'd like to have him on the show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:36am annie:

good little quaker that she(Joan) is!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:37am doctorjazz:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:37am Mike East:

will do, Joe ;)
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:38am coelacanth:

i Love this set!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:38am doctorjazz:

You can invite him (RT) to my house for dinner while you're at it :)
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:38am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe.
Missed Lord Rockingham's XI There's a moose loose around this hooose.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:39am Sem Chumbo:

Don't hear the sackbut much these days.
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:39am Brendan:

The Thistle and Surface Noise show!
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:40am Joe McG:

@Brian: Ha ha, my favorite line! @Sem: More sackbut!
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:41am Brian in UK:

What about Gryphon?
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:42am wild neil:

Sackbut featured a lot on early ren stuff right?
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:42am βrian:

I would guess Lord Rockingham's amp goes to "ullven."
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:42am V Priceless:

Joe! You are a mind-reader! Yay!
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:43am melinda:

Good one, Brendan! I'm enjoying this set too,
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:43am Brian in UK:

Everyone stick a finger in their ears.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:43am Joe McG:

@VP: I was disappointed that the BBK's show was sold out by the time I knew about it. Were they good?
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:43am TimBk:

Great set to read Game of Thrones reviews to! Might need some mead and mutton for lunch.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:44am βrian:

A nice little chewn.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:44am Michael 98145:

Steeleye Span was in heavy rotation in my head for several years.
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:44am Brendan:

And go tinga linga lou
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:45am V Priceless:

@ Joe: wow - I did not realize it was sold out! Yes, they were amazingly fabulous!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:45am fred:

@coelacanth: you like Isis but don't like infidels? You're going to end up on a no-fly list, man
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:46am Scraps deSelby:

I worked with Heather of The Young Tradition at Tor Books. She was XXXXXX, not in a good way.

(I don't want to defend a lawsuit)
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:46am melinda:

Nice to hear the Farinas.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:47am Joe McG:

@Scraps: Sorry to hear that! I love her singing.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:47am coelacanth:

haha! fred, that's okay. next time i travel overseas i'll walk. i need the exercise anyway.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:50am Joe McG:

@VP: Most sorry to miss them!
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:51am northguineahills:

@Timbk: Doing exactly the same thing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:52am chris:

Victoria sounds a sensible, if lonely, bird.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:52am Sem Chumbo:

Thanks, Joe. Been a swell three hours,
See you, and all, a little further down the road.
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:53am Will:

Boy, thanks for playing all 8 minutes of "Long Lankin," to my mind the pinnacle of the entire British trad folk-rock mountain.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:54am Joe McG:

You bet, Will. Thanks for stopping by, Sem. And thanks to everyone who listened and commented today. I hope you all have a nice week!
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:54am melinda:

Aaah...Fairest of the Seasons.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:55am northguineahills:

Folkal Point, new to me! Thanks Joe!
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:55am Brendan:

Thanks Joe!
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:56am melinda:

This song is like a warm bath.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:56am βrian:

Yes, Thanks. Off to the food carts now.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:56am V Priceless:

Thanks, Joe! Super show, as usual!
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:56am coelacanth:

it's noon. i need to get my sackbut outside.
Thanks Joe!
ciao y'all.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:56am Brian in UK:

Off to polish my bodkin. Have a great week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:57am doctorjazz:

Great show! Thanks, Joe!
  Mon. 5/16/16 11:58am melinda:

@ngh: I learned of Folkal Point from the Dust on the Nettles anthology, which I highly recommend.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 11:58am coelacanth:

haha! BrianUK you take such good care of yourself!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 11:59am Irene Trudel:

Lovely last hour, Joe!
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