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Unstuck in time, The Avant Ghetto wanders through heavy folk, pastoral noise, spiritual rock, harsh jazz and other dimly lit corners of the universe.

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Options March 20, 2017

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Artist Track Album Label Approx. start time
Chuck Berry  Concerto in B Goode   Options Concerto in B Goode  Mercury  0:00:00 ()
Grateful Dead  Dancing in the Street   Options The Matrix, San Francisco, CA, 12/17/70  Bootsville  0:18:25 ()
Wet Tuna  New York Street   Options Live at the Root Cellar, 1/19/17  Child of Microtones  0:29:49 ()
Music behind DJ:
Mickey Hart 
Music to Be Born By   Options Music To Be Born By  Rykodisc  1:00:44 ()
Ash & Herb  Skull Rock   Options Northern Lights  Child of Microtones  1:05:20 ()
Gila   Little Smoke   Options Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee  Warner Bros  1:10:43 ()
Prana Crafter  Luminous Clouds   Options MindStreamBlessing  Eiderdown Records  1:15:50 ()
Brother Ah  I Am   Options Divine Music  Manufactured Recordings  1:20:43 ()
Dire Wolves  Oceans of Green   Options Oceans of Green  Feeding Tube  1:34:53 ()
Matt Lajoie  Star Spangled to Death   Options The Accidental Eye  Winebox Press  1:50:38 ()
Music behind DJ:
Mickey Hart 
Music to Be Born By   Options Music To Be Born By  Rykodisc  1:59:06 ()
New Riders of the Purple Sage  All I Ever Wanted   Options Winterland Arena, San Francisco, CA, 12/31/72  Bootsville  2:07:57 ()
Earth Opera  Home to You   Options The Great American Eagle Tragedy  Elektra  2:15:57 ()
Elyse Weinberg  Houses   Options Greasepaint Smile  Numero Group  2:20:10 ()
Cottonwood  Red   Options Camaraderie  ABC  2:23:43 ()
Sugar Bear  Seasons For Love   Options Sugar Bear  Radioactive  2:27:13 ()
Spruce  Far From Home   Options Spruce  Out to Lunch  2:31:30 ()
Chuck Berry  Oh Louisiana   Options San Francisco Dues  Chess  2:35:16 ()
Phyl Sheridan  Black Gypsy   Options Simple Things  Morning Glory  2:39:53 ()
Michael Deacon  River   Options Runnin' in the Meadow    2:43:38 ()
Joost Dijkema  Heathland Home   Options Sacred Revelations  Twin Dimension  2:47:09 ()
Music behind DJ:
Mickey Hart 
Music to Be Born By   Options Music to Be Born By  Rykodisc  2:53:26 ()
COB  Spirit of Love   Options Spirit of Love  CBS  2:56:16 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:14am Dave in Vermont:

yeah, yeah, yeah
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/20/17 12:14am Aaron in Minneapolis:

The first show after the marathon is always the best
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/20/17 12:15am Aaron in Minneapolis:

No pressure Jeff
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:16am Dave in Vermont:

any y'all heard about this Chuck Berry guy?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/20/17 12:16am Aaron in Minneapolis:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/20/17 12:17am Aaron in Minneapolis:

Also, all hail the return of playing of 18 minute tracks without feeling guilty about it!
  Mon. 3/20/17 12:17am em2cc:

congrats to FMU -- long may it live!
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:18am Jeff Conklin:

Morning, all. Thanks for tuning in and for keeping us going strong in 2017
  Mon. 3/20/17 12:19am MONEYBAG$:

This reminds me of an early 70s Miles Davis outtake
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:19am jmd:

Great track to start with, thanks.
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:19am northguineahills:

Yeah, what Aaron said....(not what I said [also my name])
  Mon. 3/20/17 12:21am Dean:

Lester Bangs: "The Master is back again, and this time he has come up with a record worthy of his reputation."
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:22am northguineahills:

Yeah, have never heard this Berry track, what a gem!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/20/17 12:22am coelacanth∅:

Thank you Jeff , for pulling out the obscure mercury track. ...and etc...
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:22am fleep:

Star for the first track is a good omen.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/20/17 12:23am Aaron in Minneapolis:

Its 18 minutes long, he must have to use the restroom, or just wanted to get out of the way
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:24am Jeff Conklin:

I started with this because it was the right thing to do.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 3/20/17 12:24am Ken From Hyde Park:

Happy Equinox Day, everyone (6:28 AM EDT).
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/20/17 12:24am Aaron in Minneapolis:

Well, that too
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 3/20/17 12:25am pacific standard simon:

Hey there, Jeff, I remembered you in my will... uh, I mean, my Swag-for-Life renewal.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/20/17 12:25am Aaron in Minneapolis:

Ken are you releived the marathon is history for this year
  Mon. 3/20/17 12:26am MONEYBAG$:

If this is 18 minutes, it's not long enough
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:26am Jennifer_PNW:

Evening all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/20/17 12:28am coelacanth∅:

Fucking Chuck Fucking Berry.
- Fuck.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 3/20/17 12:28am Ken From Hyde Park:

@Aaron - Yes, my last comment on the last board was how happy I am for Ken. He doesn't have to keep going through the week chasing more pledges.
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:28am Aitch:

Swanging tribute JC. Just rol me in your grits
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:29am Jeff Conklin:

Welcome to all the new folks hungover from the finale, I'll be sure to lose you with the next track....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/20/17 12:30am Aaron in Minneapolis:

Ken is probably taking a long vacation after this
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/20/17 12:31am coelacanth∅:

i played many Chuck berry songs at the pub last night, and 2 more tonight...
...for my benefit.
oh well death is an era of Life after all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 3/20/17 12:31am Ken From Hyde Park:

Last year or the year before, he hit the gong and let out an exasperated "Thank God!"
  Mon. 3/20/17 12:31am dbj:

Knowing that Chuck Berry is on the Golden Record hurling through space reaching farther than an human being makes me happy.
  Mon. 3/20/17 12:32am james f:

right on, jeff!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/20/17 12:32am coelacanth∅:

Happy New Year!
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:32am Dave in Vermont:

'all we need is music'
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/20/17 12:33am Aaron in Minneapolis:

What you didnt play the dead playing Johnny B.Goode? Always keeping us on our toes arnt ya?
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:34am Jeff Conklin:

Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:34am Dave in Vermont:

amen, Jeff
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:36am Dave in Vermont:

holy shit, I was helping my daughter find the amazon music app for our new roku tv, and there is a Grateful Dead Shows app
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/20/17 12:36am Aaron in Minneapolis:

Good for you Jeff, for not being predictable
  Mon. 3/20/17 12:37am rw:

Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:37am Jeff Conklin:

@DAVE: I dont understand what that means but right on!

@Aaron: My pleasure
  Mon. 3/20/17 12:38am rw:

And hello!
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:39am Dave in Vermont:

Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:39am sweeks:

Keep it groovy, baby
  Mon. 3/20/17 12:39am MONEYBAG$:

wow, I have like 475 dead shows on my hard drive but not this one
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:41am Dave in Vermont:

and Phil is not always so generous as he is here
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/20/17 12:41am Aaron in Minneapolis:

This will mellow out the bad vibes I caused yesterday on the board, hopefully
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:44am Jeff Conklin:

@MoneyBAG: This show is realtively new to me as well
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:44am AdamFromOldeKenzo:

ooh, I've been curious what Wet Tuna sounded like...this is great!
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:49am Jeff Conklin:

  Mon. 3/20/17 12:50am Bobby:

You did not lose us after the first song
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:50am Jeff Conklin:

@Bobby: Excellent, stay on board, sailor
  Mon. 3/20/17 12:51am j b in ca:

This is 2017?! Happy to be a post marathon pledge for you Jeff and of course the archives too.
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:51am Jeff Conklin:

@JB: Recorded a month ago! And thanks!
  Mon. 3/20/17 12:52am j b in ca:

i need to get out more....
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:53am Dave in Vermont:

do these folks tour? no google info that I came across.. though I could do without more chromatic harmonica in my life
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:56am Jeff Conklin:

They've played 3 shows so far, two in Greenfield and one in ALbany. Book them in your hometown!
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 12:56am AdamFromOldeKenzo:

I've realized it's been too long since I've jammed some Tower Recordings albums...
  Mon. 3/20/17 12:59am MONEYBAG$:

this is not what I picture going down in Greenfield
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 1:00am fleep:

Shout out to the Ghetto on their page wettuna.bandcamp.com...
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 1:06am Dave in Vermont:

what, Vermont, is tagged on that page, Fleep, whoa
  Mon. 3/20/17 1:07am MONEYBAG$:

that Dancing in the Street is probably 10/5/70
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 1:08am Jeff Conklin:

@Dave: MAtt Valentine (of MV & EE) is based in Brattleboro
  Mon. 3/20/17 1:29am Bobby:

This set is just what I needed to pull me back to earth after the rocking finale
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 1:43am Jeff Conklin:

@bobby: Glad to help ;)

Everybody passed out or what??
  Mon. 3/20/17 1:48am rw:

I was just thinking what Bobby said. Nice to be back to normal. Happy the marathon was a success though!
  Mon. 3/20/17 1:51am rw:

It's like coming home after staying at a friend's house for two weeks.
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 1:52am Jeff Conklin:

Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 1:54am Dave in Vermont:

thanks, Jeff. got to head to ef. good night
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 1:56am Jeff Conklin:

@Dave: Be well, brother. Go check out Matt Valentine soon!
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 1:57am fleep:

I've had WFMU streaming nonstop for 12+ hours. It's a little like coming down off acid.
  Mon. 3/20/17 2:01am Ike:

Woah, amazing set!
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 2:08am Jeff Conklin:

@Ike: Thanks!

@fleep: Yes
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 2:16am Guido from Cologne:

Good morning Jeff!
Congrats for making the goal!
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 2:17am Jennifer_PNW:

Hell yeah.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/20/17 2:27am Scraps:

h'lo people. joy to hitting our goal. to the next year.
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 2:34am Jeff Conklin:

Hey Guideo and Scraps
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 2:34am Jennifer_PNW:

Wow, that cover art for Hart's Music to Be Born By...
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 2:44am Eiderdown:

Good morning Jeff and all! Congrats on hitting that goal!!
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 2:46am Eiderdown:

Wait...Dire Wolves on Feeding Tube too???
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 2:46am Eiderdown:

Sorry, late to the party
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 2:50am Jeff Conklin:

Yes, new one out soon, Adam!
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 2:52am Eiderdown:

Many blessings for the Prana Crafter too my friend...that block of music was monstrous! I''ll hit it in the archive
This Joost Dijkema is tasty as well
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 2:54am Eiderdown:

Oh, this is CONTEMPORARY! Would never have guessed...it's got old soul stamped all over it. Wow
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 2:57am Eiderdown:

COB!!! Thank you and see you next week Jeff
Avatar Mon. 3/20/17 2:57am Jeff Conklin:

Thanks everyone. Be well and I'll meet you back here next week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 3/20/17 9:14am doncaballero:

Archive missing the first half-hour. Any chance we can get a re-upload for those of us who listen on the AM commute to work?
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