Busy Doing Nothing with Charlie Options | A virtual supermarket sweep of recorded history, with an emphasis on processed cheese.

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Playlist for 25 August 2016 Options | Coloring your world

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Artist Song Album Label Images Approx. start time
Toots Thielemans  Bluesette   Options The Whistler & His Guitar  ABC Paramount     
Lennon Sisters  Green Tambourine   Options The Lennon Sisters Today!  Mercury 
0:02:36 ()
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band  Ella Guru   Options Trout Mask Replica  Reprise    0:04:36 ()
James Brown  Say it Loud I'm Black and Proud (Part 1)   Options Star Time  Polydor    0:07:07 ()
Johnny Russell  Red Necks, White Socks, & Blue Ribbon Beer   Options Kickin' Country (various artists)  K-Tel 
0:10:03 ()
Betty Hutton  Orange Colored Sky   Options Best of the RCA Years  One Way/BMG    0:12:49 ()
Daisy Friedman  There's Just No Richer Red Than Beet   Options read by your host      0:15:36 ()
Petra Haden and Bill Frisell  Yellow   Options Petra Haden and Bill Frisell  True North    0:16:46 ()
Music behind DJ:
Gil Trythall 
Little Green Apples   Options Country Moog (Switched-On Nashville)  Athena 
0:21:14 ()
Sugarloaf  Green-Eyed Lady   Options Best of  Curb    0:25:22 ()
Pretenders  Kid   Options Pretenders  Sire    0:32:02 ()
People Like Us / People Like Us & Ergo Phizmiz  Singin' Femme Fatale in the Shower   Options All Together Now / 25 Years of Us  People Like Us 
0:35:08 ()
Rising Sons  The Girl With Green Eyes   Options Rising Sons  Legacy/Columbia    0:39:32 ()
Pogues  A Pair of Brown Eyes   Options Rum, Sodomy & The Lash  MCA    0:41:50 ()
The Zombies  She's Not There   Options The Zombies  Parrot    0:46:31 ()
Music behind DJ:
Mark Wirtz 
The Yellow Spotted Capricorn   Options The Go-Go Music Of The Mark Wirtz Orchestra & Chorus  RPM 
0:49:00 ()
The Monkees  Shades of Gray   Options Headquarters  Colgems    0:51:51 ()
Jack Bruce  Morning Story   Options Harmony Row  Harmony Row    0:54:57 ()
Husker Du  Pink Turns to Blue   Options Zen Arcade  SST 
0:59:50 ()
Dick & Dee Dee  Blue Turns to Grey   Options Best of  Varese Sarabande    1:02:33 ()
Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra  Blue, Turning Grey Over You   Options 78 (originally)  Okeh    1:05:05 ()
Caravan  In The Land of Grey and Pink   Options Garden of Delights (various artists)  Discoteque/Sanctuary    1:08:32 ()
Music behind DJ:
Live Human 
orangebushmonkeyflower   Options Monostereosis: The New Victrola Method  Fat Cat 
1:12:18 ()
Laura Mvula  Green Garden   Options Sing to the Moon  Columbia    1:15:36 ()
Sarah Jarosz  Green Lights   Options Undercurrent  Sugar Hill    1:19:48 ()
Rosanne Cash  Green, Yellow and Red   Options King's Record Shop  Columbia 
1:23:11 ()
Roy Acuff  Blues on My Mind   Options 78 (originally)  Okeh    1:26:56 ()
Irving Fields Trio  Miami Beach Rhumba   Options found on YouTube, here      1:29:28 ()
Dolly Mixture  Grass Is Greener   Options Demonstration Tapes  Dead Good Dolly Platters    1:32:48 ()
Music behind DJ:
Henry Mancini 
Green Onions   Options Uniquely Mancini  RCA Victor 
1:35:45 ()
Bonzo Dog Band  Can Blue Men Sing the Whites?   Options The Doughnut in Granny's Greenhouse  Liberty    1:38:36 ()
Modular  Femme Fatale   Options Yoga Para Extraterrestres  BanBang!    1:41:10 ()
Reservoir  Pink Machine   Options Pink Machine  Zero Hour 
1:43:40 ()
Joni Mitchell  Michael From Mountains   Options from some unidentified performance      1:47:48 ()
Ute Lemper  Purple Avenue   Options Punishing Kiss  Decca    1:51:15 ()
Big Al Downing  When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again   Options 7-inch single (originally)  Carlton 
1:55:26 ()
Music behind DJ:
Floyd Cramer 
Last Date   Options 45 played at 33  RCA    1:57:30 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 11:16am annie:

fine, but i have to leave after 1.
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 11:31am Charlie:

fine, i'm staying 'til 2 :)
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 11:37am βrian:

"Daddy, are you a droog?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 11:37am annie:

ok, maybe i'll stay longer, i forgot it was a 2-hour show.
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 11:57am Charlie:

"I'll stay a week or two, I'll stay the summer through, but I am telling you, I must be going..."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 11:59am Michael:

Thank you Captain. And good morning all.
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 11:59am ndbob:

afternoon Charlie Annie Brian everyone!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:01pm Jesse K:

Howdy Charlie!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:03pm Charlie:

Hey there, Annie, ßrian, Michael, ndbob, Jesse the K!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 12:04pm listener james from westwood:

How do, Charlie and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 12:05pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:07pm Charlie:

hi James!
Uncle Michael! NOTHING DOING!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:08pm Charlie:

this song features Zorak on backing vocals
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 12:08pm doctorjazz:

Hi all, not enough nothingness this morning, too much stuff, looking forward to some nothingness.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 12:09pm Dominick:

Howdy Doody sonny
  Thu. 8/25/16 12:09pm Listening Out There:

It's the Cap'n...
  Thu. 8/25/16 12:09pm Listening Out There:

OK, *was" the Cap'n...
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:11pm Charlie:

Hey there, doctor, Dominick, Listening :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 12:11pm Little Danny:

Howdy from the central time zone y'all
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:12pm ndbob:

@Little Danny Howdy - wasn't sure if you were on central or mountain time there
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:13pm βrian:

A Trump rally? Here?
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:13pm Charlie:

Hey there, Little Danny!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 12:14pm Webhamster Henry:

Are you going to get to the Ken Nordine Colors recordings?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 12:15pm Webhamster Henry:

My kids love this Betty Hutton RCA stuff!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:15pm βrian:

We be CST.
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:15pm Parq:

Betty Hutton is just the cutest damn thing.
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:17pm Parq:

"He says 'Jackson!', he says -- and my name's Marie."
  Thu. 8/25/16 12:19pm Listening Out There:

Time for Mr. Bill...
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:21pm Charlie:

"Murder, he says"
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:21pm βrian:

Not Purple Rain ...
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:21pm Charlie:

ßrian -- all the colors of the damn rainbow...
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:21pm βrian:

But Mood Indigo? Hell yessums.
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:22pm Charlie:

Hi Parq! Henry! Was that you in the poem I just read?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 12:23pm Webhamster Henry:

I though that was a cat or something.
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:29pm βrian:

Listen to that organ shimmer!
  Thu. 8/25/16 12:30pm Listening Out There:

Yep, great organ break, alrighty...
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:31pm Charlie:

album version, man...
  Thu. 8/25/16 12:34pm smarcus:

Child of nature, friend of man
  Thu. 8/25/16 12:35pm smarcus:

Hi Charlie!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:36pm Charlie:

Hi s(teve)marcus!
  Thu. 8/25/16 12:37pm smarcus:

Wonderful show!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:38pm βrian:

I keep looking for the droog's bowler hat in the images, Charlie. I know it's there somewhere.
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:38pm Charlie:

wunnerful wunnerful!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 12:38pm Webhamster Henry:

There's always more PLU to discover!
  Thu. 8/25/16 12:39pm famous original italianicewolf:

Hello, maybe I should change my name to Rainbow Italian Ice Wolf for this show!!!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:39pm Charlie:

this is an edit I did of PLU's Singin' in the Shower and PLU + Ergo's Singin' Femme Fatale.
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:40pm Charlie:

hahaha, Hi, Famous Original Rainbow Italian Ice Wolf!!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:41pm geezerette:

what a clone...:)
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:42pm Charlie:

had to look up "droog," ßrian
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:43pm Charlie:

hey there, geezerette :)
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:44pm βrian:

And your color allusion: A Clockwork Orange.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 12:44pm Jeff:

Charlie didn't watch A Clockwork Orange repeatedly?

How odd.
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:45pm Charlie:

more color connections than I was even aware of!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:45pm Charlie:

Hi Jeff -- I saw it once. Possible under the influence. I did read the book, though. Enjoyed the lexicon in the back.
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:45pm geezerette:

Hey Charlie! FUN! FUN! FUN!
Highlow, Busy bodies!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 12:47pm doctorjazz:

Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:48pm geezerette:

Love the retro future family! :D
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:50pm geezerette:

& aggressively patterned wallpaper,
& The Zombies!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:53pm coelacanth:

greetings Charlie and nothings...that Charlie's doing
  Thu. 8/25/16 12:54pm famous original italianicewolf:

Ha ha! And I am greenish-eyed lady...
  Thu. 8/25/16 12:54pm jan:

I'm here, too. I was in 7th grade when the Zombies were there. That name has certainly taken on a different meaning since then.
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:55pm coelacanth:

i still like the old meaning.
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:56pm geezerette:

Today's zombies never sing!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:56pm Charlie:

hey, coelacanth! and jan! Yes, zombies are everywhere now...
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:56pm coelacanth:

(but then, i prefer the old meaning of "hipster" as well)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 12:57pm Webhamster Henry:

I think Liv Moore the iZombie Zombie may have sung a little. They make her do a lot of characters!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 12:58pm Charlie:

geezerette -- could you imagine living with those wallpapers? yikes!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:01pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Thanks for the Jack,Charlie. Another great shew!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:02pm geezerette:

Charlie, especially if every room had a different one! EEEK! & the tchochkes!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:03pm Charlie:

hey there Kevin -- nice to see ya :)
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:03pm coelacanth:

i'd live with the first 2, happily. (not the top, droog-stylee one) ....the latter 3 would probably send me to the looney bin.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 1:04pm Jeff Golick:

Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:04pm Charlie:

full disclosure: the following segue has been done by Uncle Michael. two minds with but a single segue...
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:06pm geezerette:

Coel, you might meet Bugs Bunny in the Looney bin! That would be cool! :)
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:06pm Charlie:

Jeff G!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 1:07pm Jeff Golick:

Color me impressed with today's palette!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:08pm geezerette:

It's the wonderful world of Pantone!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:10pm coelacanth:

g, that's intriguing - but only if i'm in on his shenanigans, and not the victim of.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 1:10pm Jeff Golick:

Hey, @geezerette. I was fascinated to learn fairly recently that Pantone names "color(s) of the year." www.pantone.com... - apparently, this has an affect on designy things.
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:10pm geezerette:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 1:11pm Jeff Golick:

Whoa - mind meld!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:12pm geezerette:

haha, we're leaving the year of Rose Quartz.

@Jeff, Spooky!

Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:14pm Charlie:

got all the pictures for today here: found0bjects.blogspot.co.uk...
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:15pm geezerette:

Charlie,thanks for sharing link, fantastic!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:20pm Charlie:

pantone rose quartz serenity
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:20pm still b/p:

Tangy Tangerine pattern...a tasteful tickle of antiquity:


Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:21pm geezerette:

Who knew serenity was a color as well as a state of being?!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:23pm geezerette:

...uh, mind.
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:23pm Charlie:

still b/p -- wow, good call on the source for that 'tangy tangerine' pattern!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 1:23pm listener james from westwood:

Serenity now!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:25pm geezerette:

@still b/p, great links!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:34pm Charlie:

the video of Irving playing this song is great: www.youtube.com...
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:34pm Charlie:

actually, the video for the Laura Mvula song is pretty nice too: www.youtube.com...
  Thu. 8/25/16 1:36pm famous original italianicewolf:

RIP Irving Fields. 101, wow!!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:36pm geezerette:

hahaha! Time Travel. :D
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:36pm Roberto:

Good afternoon(EDT), Nothingeers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 1:37pm doctorjazz:

Too busy to post (no nothingness on this end), but loving the show!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:39pm geezerette:

@foi: Oh no! Awww,sad. Still, smiling appears to boost longevity!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 1:40pm listener james from westwood:

101!! Good heavens. Do what you love is the message here!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:41pm geezerette:

For sure!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:43pm Charlie:

Hiya Roberto!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 1:46pm Jeff Golick:

In the "do what you love" category, I'm just seeing on twitter that Rudy Van Gelder has passed, at 91.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 1:48pm Jeff Golick:

RVG produced most (all?) of the classic 50s/60s Blue Note label output.
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:49pm Charlie:

wow, yeah, he produced so many great albums...
  Thu. 8/25/16 1:51pm zm:

if Joni checks out this world I would be completely lost....
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:52pm Charlie:

hi zm, everyone checks out some time...
  Thu. 8/25/16 1:53pm zm:

I want her to out live entire living on this earth.. I think she can...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 1:54pm listener james from westwood:

2016 has been enough of an ass of a year; don't give it any more ideas!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:55pm geezerette:

Rudy Van Gelder was a giant all right.
  Thu. 8/25/16 1:55pm zm:

I know. But it freaks me out time to time.
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:56pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie!
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:57pm geezerette:

Charlie, there can NEVER be too much nothing!
Thanks always. :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 1:57pm Jeff Golick:

Thank ye, Charlie, for the colorful show.
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:58pm βrian:

Lunch made me miss Henry Mancini. Damn.
Hasta la proxima, Charlie and nothing-doers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 1:58pm Stanley:

When Joni goes I want WFMU to pay the whole of 'Blue' without pause.
(Hi Charlie and Listeners)
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 1:58pm Charlie:

Hey Stanley!
Thanks all you nothing-doers for hanging out today!
See you next time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/25/16 2:01pm Michael:

Thanks Charlie !
Avatar Thu. 8/25/16 2:02pm coelacanth:

Thanks Charlie!
  Thu. 8/25/16 2:03pm Listening Out There:

Mille grazie!
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