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Options September 24, 2016: I'm A Devil

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Satan & Satan's Roses  I'm A Devil   Options
Radio Days  You Can't Fool Me   Options
James Hand  I Need It Now   Options
Tommy Tucker  I Can't Believe It   Options
Los Machucambos  El Cumbanchero   Options
Detroit Cobras, The  Heartbeat   Options
Deejays, The  Working Out Fine   Options
Merle Haggard  Skid Row   Options
George Jackson  Old Time Rock And Roll   Options
Yolks, The  I Want Your Number   Options
Rutles, The  Now She's Left You   Options
Willie Nelson  I'll Be There   Options
Betty Davis  Born on the Bayou   Options
Johnny Mercer  Accentuate The Positive   Options
Cherry Twister  Maryann   Options
Vogues, The  Happy Together   Options
Karl Blau  Homecoming   Options
Wilson Pickett  Sit Down And Talk This Over   Options
Yo La Tengo  Build Me Up Buttercup   Options
Yo La Tengo  Tried So Hard   Options
Gary Lewis & the Playboys  Run For Your Life   Options
Roger Miller  Tall Tall Trees   Options
Robert Parker  Better Luck In The Summertime   Options
Owen Gray  Candita   Options
Electric Soft Parade  Summertime In My Heart   Options
Tony Colton & the Big Boss Band  I Stand Accused   Options
Steve Earle  Another Town   Options
Claude McLin  Jambo   Options
Joe Jackson  Is She Really Going Out with Him?   Options
Ray Stevens  Devil May Care   Options
Carl Perkins  One Of These Days   Options
Louis Jordan  65 Bars   Options
Allen Kwela  Guitar Rock   Options
Bob Seger System, The  Ramblin' Gamblin' Man   Options
Litter, The  Legal Matter   Options
Leland Sundries  Bad Hair Day   Options
Albert Collins  I Don't Know   Options
Ben Vaughn Quintet  My Mind Ain't Right   Options
Jeevas, The  How Much Do You Suck?   Options
Dennis Diken with Bell Sound   Standing in That Line   Options
A MINUTE WITH   SCOTT SCHINDER   Options
pastor Steven Anderson  the boot on your face   Options
Ringo  Peace & Love   Options

CLICK HERE to read "The Zombies Are Back"

CLICK HERE to watch the trailer for "Ticket To Write" a documentary film that explores the golden age of rock music writing

CLICK HERE to read the report on Kippington Lodge's 1967 BBC audition - Includes phrases "painful" & "tone deaf"

CLICK HERE to have a listen & decide for yourself

CLICK HERE for the 1988 piece "Who Does Chuck Berry Think He Is?"

CLICK HERE to see how Norman from Teenage Fanclub rates the bands albums

CLICK HERE for "The Truth of the Flamin' Groovies' Story is Stranger Than Fiction"

CLICK HERE for info about the tuning used on Bad Company's "Can't Get Enough"

CLICK HERE for Artist Management According To Flo & Eddie

CLICK HERE to see the March 25th Hot 100 chart - when Happy Together was number one!!

CLICK HERE for detailed Pet Sounds credits

CLICK HERE for a piece on how they come up with radio ratings & Delilha's radio show

CLICK HERE to see a Thought Leader gives a talk on Thought Leadership

CLICK HERE to find out about a medical fundraiser for Scott Schinder

CLICK HERE to find out Why Classic Rock Isn’t What It Used To Be

CLICK HERE to find out Why You Can’t Get a Ticket to the NBA Finals … … and every other major event on the planet

CLICK HERE for a great documentary about The Cactus Blossoms

CLICK HERE to hear "How Music Taste Evolved"


CLICK HERE to get to know my new favorite person Lively Val Shively

CLICK HERE to check the stats

CLICK HERE for Ringo's isolated drums from "Oh Darling"

CLICK HERE to hear Laura Cantrell ina BBC interview with some woman with a lot of plastic surgery

CLICK HERE for info on the new lp from The Explorers Club

CLICK HERE to see some paintings by Jonathan Richman

CLICK HERE for "Rob Freeman Recording The Ramones"

CLICK HERE for a FREE download of Money Mark's "Mark's Keyboard Repair"

CLICK HERE for The Hollies Family Tree

CLICK HERE to see The Michael Shelley Band live at WFMU's Monty Hall

CLICK HERE for a free download of The Michael Shelley Band live at WFMU's Monty Hall

CLICK HERE to see Michael Shelley get interviewed on a NJ public access TV show "Destination Montclair"

CLICK HERE if you have the stomach to read Rolling Stone's ridiculous "100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time"

CLICK HERE to go "Inside the Strange, Hidden World of Offstage Touring Musicians"

CLICK HERE to watch The Cactus Blossoms live at WFMU April 18, 2015

CLICK HERE to watch James Hunter sing "Somethings Calling" live at WFMU Dec 7, 2015 - just so so so good

CLICK HERE for a nice piece on former guest on this show (and the drummer for The Beatles) Bernard Purdie

CLICK HERE to test your sense of pitch

CLICK HERE to see a BBC Allen Toussaint Documentary

CLICK HERE for a great piece on Esquerita

CLICK HERE for Wilton Felder's so good isolated bass on "I Want You Back"

CLICK HERE for the Glyn Johns interview in Tape Op!

CLICK HERE for Bruce Swedien: Recording Michael Jackson!

CLICK HERE to find out "Why Do All Records Sound the Same?

CLICK HERE for a cover of a Michael Shelley song!

CLICK HERE for The Cactus Blossoms on The 30 Minute Music Hour

CLICK HERE for "Cassette Revolution: Why 1980s Tape Tech Is Still Making Noise in Our Digital World"

CLICK HERE for a new Q&A with Brian Wilson

CLICK HERE to read about "The Endless Fall of Suge Knight" (yikes!)

CLICK HERE for Barack Obama on WTF

CLICK HERE for info on the new, all instrumental, Michael Shelley album

CLICK HERE for a video of David Myhr's cover of Oh Susie, featured on "Even More Super Hits of the Seventies"

CLICK HERE for a documentary and discussion of The Columbia House Record Club

CLICK HERE to test yourself and find out "How Well Can You Hear Audio Quality?"

CLICK HERE for an article about Stevie Wonder's "Superstition" with files of the isolated tracks to listen to

CLICK HERE to see actual AFM contracts for some legendary recording sessions

CLICK HERE to read Carol Kaye review of the book "The Wrecking Crew: The Inside Story of Rock and Roll's Best-Kept Secret" or CLICK HERE to read Carol's review of The Hoover Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner, BH50010

CLICK HERE to see part one of a short behind the scenes film about Brian Wilson's new album "No Pier Pressure"

CLICK HERE for Brian Wilson's new song "The Right Time" (feat. Al Jardine) live on SoundStage. and

CLICK HERE for "Wild Honey" feat. Blondie Chaplin & Ricky Fataar

CLICK HERE for a great 2012 Rolling Stone piece about the 2012 Beach Boys reunion

CLICK HERE for a great piece on Better Records, whcih sells old lp pressings that sell for astronomical prices, e.g: The Police’s Synchronicity: $350

CLICK HERE for "It Sure Seems Like Neil Young’s Pono Player Is Bullshit"

CLICK HERE for "Why Cds May Actually Sound Better Than Vinyl"

CLICK HERE to create never ending always changing loops of a music files you upload

CLICK HERE for Gay Robot

CLICK HERE for PopSpots: exact locations of album cover photos and other visuals of pop history - tracked down with an obsessive level of research

CLICK HERE for 1971 tapes of Bob Dylan getting rightfully testy with A.J. Weberman (who used to go through and sell Dylan's garbage)

CLICK HERE for "Mind-Blowing Six Song Country Mashup" - which, if it is real, is pretty mind blowing

CLICK HEREfor the answer to the question "Do Coat Hangers Sound As Good Monster Cables?"

CLICK HERE to watch Nick Lowe and Los Straitjackets or CLICK HERE to listen

CLICK HERE to watch Nick Lowe & Lost Straightjjackets live!

CLICK HERE for the genius school teacher who wore the same outfit for yearbook pictures for 40 years

CLICK HERE Foo Fighters with Rick Nielsen doing "Stiff Competition" on David Letterman

CLICK HERE for the preview of the new WFMU documentary "Sex And Broacasting"

CLICK HERE for a piece about mastering that says that sometimes mastering recordings makes them worse

CLICK HERE for The K-Tel Story

CLICK HERE for Ock TV

CLICK HERE to see "Triumph Watches The World Cup, Part 1"

CLICK HERE for something odd: on the website of session guitarist Jay Graydon (he plays the guitar solo on Steely Dan's "Peg") he lists playing guitar on Cheap Trick's studio version of "I Want You To Want Me" among his 1977 credits.

CLICK HERE for some audio Illusions - "Can You Trust Your Ears"?

CLICK HERE for optical illusions

CLICK HERE for a short film of two craftsmen at work

CLICK HERE to play Name That Drum Fill

CLICK HERE to read "Phish Has Been a Band for Thirty Years Now and They Have Sucked the Whole Time" and then CLICK HERE to read "This Is What Happens When You Make Fun Of Phish On The Internet"

CLICK HERE for the story of Be Bop Deluxe's Bill Nelson and how he says his record label ripped him off

CLICK HERE to read about a recent Jerry Lewis show

CLICK HERE for the new release of 5 Style 1996 live on WFMU

CLICK HERE for proof that Michael Nesmith is a nut

CLICK HERE to see some wise asses I'm a fan of

CLICK HERE to hear Bernard Prurdie talk about all kinds of things - including saying "Ringo's not on anything"

CLICK HERE for a film excerpt "Session Men - Memphis"

CLICK HERE for a laugh

CLICK HERE for Ronee Blakley singing "Tapedeck in His Tractor" from "Nashville"

CLICK HERE to play the web Theremin

CLICK HERE to see drummer Joff from the band Bucky so some drawings of old people

CLICK HERE if you want see a lady call for President Obama's execution. My mind keeps returning to his video and what it means about how screwed up our county is.

CLICK HERE for wrong from the get go NPR blog "The Worst Songs Of All Time?"

CLICK HERE for the website of the guy who shot Bigfoot

CLICK HERE to see why the cowardly anonymous culture of the internet drives me even more crazy then art does

CLICK HERE for a little background on the Buddy Rich tapes

CLICK HERE for the The Knack - this clip (with hard panned guitars) will help you understand the division of guitar parts in this song - which is not quite what I thought it was

CLICK HERE then click "Random Video"

CLICK HERE for a grammar test

CLICK HERE for Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee

CLICK HERE for a reminder that you have to be 恋のホワン・ホワン (or HERE, or HERE , or HERE , or HERE, or HERE!)

CLICK HERE for info on an odd e-book "Nick Lowe: A Long Career That Never Gets Stale." It is 4 pages long and "sells" for $1.99. The same author has one about Dean Martin that was reviewed like this: "This pamphlet was complete gargbage. A sixth grader could have written a better essay. All of this author's works should be removed from Amazon."

CLICK HERE, but only if you have golden ears

CLICK HERE for some amazing RARE STAX MUSIC from tapes Robert Gordon pulled out of the debris when the STAX building was being torn down!

CLICK HERE for STAX at The White House

CLICK HERE for Ernie Bushmiller illustrated autobiography, on an amazing website

CLICK HERE for The Mills Brothers

CLICK HERE for James Jamerson & Gladys Knight going nuts on I Heard It Through The Grapevine

CLICK HERE for info on Fake Amps!

CLICK HERE for a PDF of who plays what on Everly Brothers recordings.

CLICK HERE for a nice piece about the the L.A. studio musicians who dominated the 70's sound.

I love THESE Beach Boy videos!

CLICK HERE for some classic Jerry. The whole clip is crazy - but 2:13 in is really off the charts nuts.

CLICK HERE for Paul Anka's famous post-gig turned into a short film!

CLICK HERE for an recent Montclair Times article on Michael Shelley!

CLICK HERE to read how Big Star's "September Gurls" was recorded at Ardent Studios

Apparently Bowie offered "Golden Years" to Elvis Presley - but The King declined. CLICK HERE former guest Stevie Riks nails the Elvis/Bowie duet version.



Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 11:03am Listener Baby:

This Mike smell awful, man.. And Baby.. Goodest of mornings, Baby!
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 11:05am Michael Shelley:

Hi Honey!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 11:07am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

How's 'Eight Days a Week' Michael?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 9/24/16 11:07am Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning, Michael! Happy Saturday, all!
  Sat. 9/24/16 11:08am Uncle Michael:

I saw the first night of the Matthew Sweet tour when they kicked it off in Omaha. It was terrific.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 11:09am JakeGould:

Hello! I welcome the cold!
  Sat. 9/24/16 11:11am chr:

fun fact, paul collins toured with radio days a number of times in italy, and dario radio days filled in on a tour of us in europe once as well!
  Sat. 9/24/16 11:14am chr:

with us!
  Sat. 9/24/16 11:16am james:

Sweet cover!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 9/24/16 11:16am Folsom:

Detroit cobras have been putting on crap shows for a long time, I'm surprised they're still around.
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 11:16am glenn:

sounds like the cobras shows i've seen. they have a talent for consuming alcohol.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 11:17am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Oh that's too bad. The rekkids make 'em sound like they'd be the funnest Live band ever.
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 11:21am SmokinJ:

Deejays +1 8-)
  Sat. 9/24/16 11:25am lloyd michigan:

They took a bad song and made it badder.
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 11:27am Michael Shelley:

TODD - please book The Yolks at Monty Hall
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 11:31am Todd-o-phonic Todd:

MICHAEL- I booked James Hand for next year's Ponderosa Stomp. Isn't that enough for the moment?!!?
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 11:34am Michael Shelley:

Thanks Todd!
Tell Mr. Hand to return my interview request emails!
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 11:35am glenn:

a yolk in the hand is something something.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 11:36am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...you'd think you wouldn't want Yolks in yer face, but apparently people do...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 11:36am Listener Baby:

Wow Mike. Road trip?? Let's get the band back together? Mr. Finewine, Scott S??
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 11:38am Michael Shelley:

I'm there!
  Sat. 9/24/16 11:46am clarke:

mornin'!! this is the first time i've been able to listen LIVE in quite a while!! i, too, saw the Beatles movie, last night. "SPOILER ALERT" (if there is such thing as a spoiler for documentaries): i enjoyed it, but it is pretty mainstream-ish. not a lot new to be seen, there, but always enjoyable. there was one footage scene that was shocking, to me. my complaints will follow if anyone wants to hear 'em.
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 11:47am Michael Shelley:

"shocking" - do tell!
  Sat. 9/24/16 11:48am clarke:

well - i was FLOORED when they showed footage of the tape loops in the EMI tape room -- astounded!!! i never had seen this in action. for me, the whole movie should be about THIS!!
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 11:49am glenn:

a great tom t. tune.
  Sat. 9/24/16 11:51am clarke:

another great moment for me was when Ringo was NON-fazed at having to turn the entire drum riser around by himself and proceeded to laugh and ROCK OUT!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 11:52am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Hell - give me a 'Revolver' movie...
I like the idea it's about 'we out the Suits on to conquer the World & were totally Together to do that - & then it was over'. It's a good premise.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 11:53am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...as w/ 'No Direction Home' about Dylan by Scorsese - it's about perceiving the Narrative in a morass of Materials, & presenting it...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 11:55am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

(*put Suits on)
  Sat. 9/24/16 11:57am clarke:

it was kinda strange that Ron Howard spent a LOT of time on Sgt. Pepper, when the 'premise' of the flick is supposed to be them LIVE = not that i am complaining. basically though, there is not a lot of 'new' to see hear...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 11:57am Cartoon Gaylord Fields:

You rang, Michael?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 11:57am JakeGould:

So good! And this looks great. www.discogs.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 11:59am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Hm. @ the time - Pepper was intended as a stand-in for Touring, which worked hugely as a Moment on release...I'll see this thing up here eventually...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 9/24/16 11:59am Folsom:

like the Frank shirt on the album
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 12:00pm Michael Shelley:

You're skinnier in person (perhaps being drawn puts on 10 pounds)
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:00pm clarke:

i realize the point. but, Howard then proceeds to flip REAL fast through the other records. it is quite obvious what his fave record is, let's just say...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:01pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...better album cover than Sgt. Pepper, that...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:02pm Gaylord Fields:

Who drew your avatar image, Michael?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:03pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...& Gary Lewis a good cover too as it happens...
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 12:03pm Michael Shelley:

Joff from Bucky
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:03pm herb.nyc:

Sweet YLT song. Only available via their web? Maybe wfmu can sell.
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:04pm clarke:

also there was that crucial time BEFORE pepper that gets kinda swept under howard's rug...but, enuff on the mincing details. it is thoroughly enjoyable. another 'shocker' was that people - most of the crowd - left at the 'end of the film' before the concert footage!! ???
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:05pm Gaylord Fields:

Michael, I should have guessed. It's such a good rendering!
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 12:06pm Michael Shelley:

That guy is one of the most creative people I know
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 12:11pm Mailman Tom:

You're not alone in thinking it was a name for a STD !
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:11pm Listener Baby:

I hear you Baby!
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:15pm clarke:

i wish i could afford to see ELO - he made one of my favorite records this year.
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:15pm Mike:

Paid face for Jeff Lynne's Friday show, 13th row left center. TM ticket drop around 2pm that day!
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 12:15pm Michael Shelley:

how much?
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:16pm Mike:

$150 plus about $25 in fees.
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:17pm clarke:

i DEFINITELY cannot afford to go to a 'concert'!!!
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 12:18pm Michael Shelley:

Mike - worth it, right? SO -at 2pm day of show they released more tix?
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:19pm herb.nyc:

I checked stubhub for ELO, $120 ish, and prob way upstairs (add $8fee, ish). LUSH at terminal5 was a big buyers mkt, $10(add $4 ish fee). $35 face.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:20pm Listener Baby:

You are on fire, again!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:21pm Listener Baby:

Donald Trump did.
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 12:23pm Layet Johnson:

Hahaha Listener
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:23pm JimB:

Jambo needs a jews harp break.
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:23pm Mike:

A little disappointed that only 1 solo song was played ('When I was a Boy') but he was great. 12 piece band, fantastic lights. For shows like these (sell out in seconds) always wait for day of show.
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:26pm herb.nyc:

First time I saw Joe Jackson - Beat Crazy tour, Dr Pepper festival central pk. I buy from scalper, $10. But he took $1 off bec it was my b'day(!!!). $5face.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 9/24/16 12:27pm Uncle Michael:

Michael, do you still have your "Look Sharp" button that came with your double 10"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:28pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Well...they can't make money selling Recordings anymore...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:28pm Listener Baby:

Saw that tour too. LA. Jerks were spitting on Joe repeatedly, and he left about a third of the way through, and never came back. They were on fire that night. Never been more pissed off. Saw the first two tours before that one too.
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:28pm clarke:

graham maby one of my fave bassists!! sad to hear that reunion was lame'ish.... i am really down on reunions these days...
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 12:31pm Michael Shelley:

Graham is nice guy & great musician. They werent lame - I really believe the in-ear monitors sabotaged them
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 12:31pm glenn:

i'm surprised joe didn't go out into the audience and pummel the spitters. he's got a ferocious temper on him, or so i hear.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:32pm Parq:

I saw the Jackson group at Central Park too. I think it was 1980, and I remember that it was a free show. Sometimes time is just an unavoidable saboteur. It sounds, though, like the L.A. show that Baby saw was just a garden variety case of assholes.
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 12:32pm Michael Shelley:

I once saw the Pretenders - and they were playing so quietly (with drums in Plexiglas box) that it just didnt rock at all = weird.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:33pm Listener Baby:

I would left too. I'm surprised they weren't lynched. It was more than a couple of A-Holes doing it too. You should have seen Joe's face. He couldn't believe it. He kept asking them to please stop.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:33pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Every Single One of those Artists - the Pistols, the Ramones, X - they all said: 'We didn't call it Punk. We're not about spitting.' Oh well..
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:35pm clarke:

that pretenders show was post-honeyman right?
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 12:36pm Michael Shelley:

Just her & the drummer - with in-ear monitors
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:37pm clarke:

ouch!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:37pm Listener Baby:

I'll take this tune for $200, Baby!
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 12:37pm Michael Shelley:

LOUD PLEASE
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:38pm Listener Baby:

Done!
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:38pm clarke:

ass in pocket
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 12:39pm Michael Shelley:

ha!
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:39pm DANIEL KIRK:

I used to see the Bob Seger System in Columbus back in the 60's, at various little clubs, roller rinks and bowling alleys. The drummer had a setup like none I'd seen before, two pair of huge kick drums, and Seger's local hits, like "Rambling Gambling" really got the midwest crowds worked up.
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:39pm Zev:

The Litter! (Better drum sound than the original.)
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:40pm herb.nyc:

Free Joe J show?? Yes, it was 1980, and I still have the 2 1/4 inch WPLJ pin given out. Wait, it has I'm The Man logo on it
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:40pm clarke:

in-ear's can be VERY helpful for performers who have hearing issues, but gosh it takes the fun out!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:42pm Listener Baby:

The rock and Roil cut off for IN Ears should be Lyle Lovett. Anything or body after that, not allowed..
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:43pm Zev:

Bob Seger System's drummer Pep Perrine: Best drum kit ever! http://www.gloriousnoise.com/images/bob-seger-system.jpg
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:43pm clarke:

then you see the beatles at Shea - NO monitors!!! insanely GREAT!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:44pm Listener Baby:

Zev.. Roger Hawkins too??
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 12:44pm glenn:

well, if they had had monitors they would have used them.
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:45pm clarke:

if they had monitors they might've toured into their twilight years, too!!!
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 12:46pm mcgreivey:

Bad hair day, bad back day, achy leg day,...so many possibilities on any given day. As Gary Johnson said, the sun is going to explode someday anyway, so why bother?

Except for the rock'n'roll. Now that sure helps!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:46pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Giles Martin posits The Beatles were playing & singing essentially deaf - completely by muscle memory! Shea Stadium's screams are believed to have been louder than a jet engine @ close range - for the whole show. & that was their reality sonically in that whole period Live.
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 12:46pm glenn:

really? you think monitors or lack thereof is why the beatles quit touring?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:48pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

They couldn't hear a thing - which is reason enuff - but so, so much more. They called it Mania for good reason.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:49pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Ringo: 'What more could we do out there?'
Avatar Sat. 9/24/16 12:49pm Michael Shelley:

In the movie it amazing how good they are - how great they're singing - just mind blowing. The worst show (in the film ) is the one in Japan - where the crowd is relatively quiet
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:49pm clarke:

it was of course a LOT of things. they were just to NICE to be assholes enough to hide all the time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:52pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

It was ShowBiz - they were the Biggest - exactly what they had worked for. In yer early 20s on the Make. Hendrix's touring schedule was a spiderweb across the map - No Time Off - people were inventing the Rock Tour then - they just didn't know.
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:52pm clarke:

i have seen that budokan show in its entirety - it is STILL great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:52pm Listener Baby:

Is that Japan show 1966? Awful! George is really struggling. That is a very good point Baby
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:54pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

In the 'Anthology', George talks about bullet holes in their jets' tails from jealous boyfriends. We have no idea.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:56pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

John: 'Don't you think we gave every sodden thing we had to be "Beatles"'?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:57pm Parq:

From the New Yorker review of Eight Days: Ringo, interviewed for the movie, remembers a period when the only way to decipher what point they had reached in a song, enthroned as he was behind his drum kit, was to observe the motion of John’s and Paul’s backsides. One presumes that George was already bending his mind toward the East, with the result that his ass remained transcendentally calm.
www.newyorker.com...
  Sat. 9/24/16 12:57pm Joe R.:

Re: start of today's show - can we get an all "people berating Mike Love" intro one of the days?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 12:59pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Ringo loved The Cramps & wears a doors T-shirt. Know what I'm sayin'?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 9/24/16 1:00pm Listener Baby:

Then I still have time, Ringo
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