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Options October 30, 2017: Random Pull: The Return

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
Peter Davison  Morning Meditation   Options Selamat Sians: Music on the Way...  Avocado  1980  LP    0:00:00 (MP3 | )
Bertram Levy  Shady Grove   Options That Old Gut Feeling  Flying Fish  1982  LP    0:09:36 (MP3 | )
Séguin  Mois de Mai / La Fête du Feu   Options En Attendant  Warner Bros.  1974  LP    0:12:35 (MP3 | )
Wishes and Water  Perfect Day   Options Wishes and Water  Fountain of Youth  1985  EP    0:22:09 (MP3 | )
Scotty MacGregor  I'm a Monster   Options Top in Pops for Kiddies!! Volume Two  Tram  ?  LP    0:23:17 (MP3 | )
 
Zomes  Beckoning Breeze   Options Near Unison  Near Unison  2015  LP  Clay Pigeon's random pull pick!  0:35:38 (MP3 | )
Child  You'll Never Walk Alone   Options Child  Jubilee  1968  LP    0:39:50 (MP3 | )
Carole Etzler  I'm a Kept Woman in the Bureaucracy   Options Sometimes I Wish  Carole A. Etzler  1976  LP    0:44:15 (MP3 | )
The Unwanted  These Boots Are Made for Walking   Options Secret Past  DeLorean  1985  LP  From 1977  0:47:08 (MP3 | )
Fantastic Plastic Machine  Pura Saudade (Nova Bossa Nova)   Options 12" single  Emperor Norton  1998  12"  "Optiganally Mix"  0:49:23 (MP3 | )
Chihuahua All-Stars  No Seas Bobas   Options Latin Cuban Session  ¡Andale!/Tuff City  2011  LP  early '60s, I think  0:53:54 (MP3 | )
Lissette  Un, Dos, Tres   Options Poema 20, Vol. 2  Borinquen  mid '60s  LP  Puerto Rico  0:57:16 (MP3 | )
 
Think  Gotta Get to Know Each Other   Options Encounter  Laurie  1971  LP  Michele's random pull!  1:06:13 (MP3 | )
Dick Weissman  A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall   Options The Things That Trouble My Mind  Capitol  1964  LP    1:09:10 (MP3 | )
Tuwa e Muwa  Scarbrough Fair   Options Tuwa e Muwa Hit Album Vol. 1  Grand  1970  LP    1:13:26 (MP3 | )
Joe Carroll  The Land of Ooh Bla Dee   Options Man with a Happy Sound  Charlie Parker  1962  LP    1:16:32 (MP3 | )
Machel  School Days Soca   Options Soca Earthquake  B's  1987  LP    1:19:21 (MP3 | )
Kill Me  Mister Potato Head   Options Kill Me  Moon  1985  EP    1:24:23 (MP3 | )
Mike Glick & the New Song Trio  Computer Junkie   Options I Wrote a Poem: Original Songs from Children's Poems  Quadrangle Music  1983  LP    1:27:09 (MP3 | )
 
 
Single File: a bunch of 45s I've never heard before by people I don't know
Notorische Reflexe  Brejnev Rap   Options single  NDA  1982  45    1:39:01 (MP3 | )
Hazeltones  Scratch the Surface   Options single  Hoppel di Hoy  1993  45    1:42:37 (MP3 | )
Tom Edwards  What Is a Teenage Girl?   Options single  Coral  1957  45    1:45:27 (MP3 | )
Hindal Butts and the Specialists  Get Loose   Options single  D-wreckEd-hiT  2004  45  early 70s, probably: "in the vault for 30 years"  1:49:00 (MP3 | )
Repolho  Cheirinho de Buceta   Options single  Disco e Frascura  2004  45    1:51:40 (MP3 | )
Buffalo Daughter  Daisy   Options single  Grand Royal  1996  45    1:54:04 (MP3 | )
Reactors  It's Not Important   Options single  Stress  1980  45    1:58:44 (MP3 | )
Tom Edwards  What Is a Teenage Boy?   Options single  Coral  1957  45    2:01:55 (MP3 | )
 
Os Courettes  Boom! Dynamite!   Options single  Bachelor  2016  45  Joe Belock's random pull pick!  2:13:40 (MP3 | )
Lynn August and the Hot August Knights  Whatever Boils Your Crawfish   Options Zydeco Groove  Maison Soul  1990  LP  band name of the day  2:15:01 (MP3 | )
The Fabulous Peps  My Love Looks Good on You   Options Detroit, Michigan!  Soul-Tay-Shus  2000  LP  unissued 1965 or so  2:18:06 (MP3 | )
O'Donel Levy  Kilimanjaro Cookout   Options Simba  Groove Merchant  1973  LP    2:20:30 (MP3 | )
Frank Holder  Nice Woman, Ugly Man   Options Frank Holder Sings Calypso  London  1958  LP  with Kenny Graham and His Orchestra  2:24:35 (MP3 | )
Vibrating Egg  Under My Wheels   Options Vibrating Egg  Dog Gone  1989  EP    2:27:41 (MP3 | )
 
The Cycle  Groovy Things   Options The Cycle  Tamarac  1970  LP    2:36:04 (MP3 | )
Global Village Trucking Company  Love Will Find a Way   Options Global Village Trucking Company  Virgin  1976  LP    2:38:28 (MP3 | )
Lenny Dee  Tequila   Options Golden Organ Favorites  Decca  1961  LP    2:41:32 (MP3 | )
The Hart Brothers  Have I Just Been Wasting My Time   Options The Wind Is Cold Tonight  Old Homestead  1989  LP    2:44:22 (MP3 | )
Gary Hill  Turn On the Jukebox   Options Booga Billy  Capitol  1976  LP    2:46:51 (MP3 | )
Ron Mesing  Bridge Over Troubled Water   Options No Minors Allowed  Flying Fish  1978  LP    2:49:49 (MP3 | )
Canterbury Folk  Farewell to the Creeks   Options Shake a Leg! Canterbury Folk at the Marble Palace  Andrea  1981  LP    2:53:09 (MP3 | )

Listener comments!

  Mon. 10/30/17 9:03am Mandy:

is it bad that these muppet aliens sound like Rex from Fool's Paradise?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:04am dale:

i read 'john davidson' at first.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:04am doctorjazz:

Rejoining from WKCR (Clifford Brown Birthday Broadcast there, all Clifford Brown all day), had to get my Yip Yips!
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:06am βrian:

And I just flew in from WCBN on the tail of a Ken Nordine station ID.
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:06am Joe McG:

Hey, everybody! Today is an unusual show, all records I've never heard before. So we're hearing them for the first time together today. Random Pull is underway!
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:07am Brendan:

Morning Joe.
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:07am βrian:

Does that mean you have to keep your finger on the dump switch, just in case?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:07am jesstowery:

this is a nice peaceful tune. I need more meditation in my life.
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:08am βrian:

(Happy First Indictment Day, by the way.)
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:09am Joe McG:

@Brian: Well, I've purposely chosen music that isn't too punk or hip-hop (which I don't play much of anyway) so I don't run into too much trouble!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:09am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe. Sunshine and a sharpness in the air over here. Spring cleaning the kitchen.
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:10am medson:

Good morning Joe. : )
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 9:10am Sem Chumbo:

Good morning, Joe, and hello, McGaskoes, dipping-a-toe-in-for-the-first time listeners. In for a treat, quite a trick, JM.
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:10am Mandy:

great choice Joe. I love this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:10am Brian in UK:

It's a gamelan day today.
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:12am βrian:

Yeah, it's like warning Jimmy Stewart not to curse on screen.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 9:13am annie:

good morning all, sorry i'm late..
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:13am Brendan:

Oh morning meditation! In my bleary-eyed state, I misread it for something else and began random pulling.
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:13am Joe McG:

I really liked that version of "Shady Grove"!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:15am Krys O.:

Nice!
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:16am glenn:

ooooh. manafort and gates have been charged with 12 counts of conspiracy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:16am Threemoons:

Getting a late start today all, greetings fellow YipYips, Joe, etc. Great set so far.
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:17am βrian:

Richard Thompson en français ?
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:17am glenn:

sorry. tax evasion, money laundering and conspiracy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:18am NotARealDoctor:

This is a lovely song, but it reminds me that my French is a bit rusty and needs some brushing up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:21am steveo:

Yay, it's Monday! Good morning Joe and everyone. Fun theme! I think I'm not fond of animated avatars, but I made one anyway. I'm sure I'll switch back soon, before my brand gets diluted.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:22am NotARealDoctor:

I had this song stuck in my head all day yesterday! You must have read my mind, Joe! Never heard this version, it's pretty good!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:23am steveo:

yesterday was pretty nice, NARDoc.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:24am Ken From Hyde Park:

Good morning, Joe and Yip-pers. A mere $150 away from the goal, I see.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:24am NotARealDoctor:

@steveo, it was a great day for sitting inside and carving pumpkins while binging Stranger Things
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:25am V Priceless:

Heya Joe!
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:25am Joe McG:

@NaRD: That's cool! I love that kind of synchronicity.
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 9:26am Rich in Washington:

The monster voice reminds me of The Kipper Kids.
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:27am melinda:

Hi all
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:28am ?:

Im a Monster had us cracking up with our coffee
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:28am melinda:

Yay, more Clay
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:28am medson:

Hi Pidge.
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 9:28am Paul In Bloomfield:

Hi Joe, hey again Clay
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 9:28am Vincent Nifigance:

Additional Pidge.
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 9:29am The Porchistas:

"Im a Monster" hahaha love that song
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:29am Aaron Working In Newark:

Man... I had no issues geting here today thank god
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:31am Welshmerican:

I never listen this late in the morning, most times, cool to hear clay! He sounds way more low-key now that he's not on his show. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:33am dale:

hazleton pa? my last name but spelled wrong!
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:33am βrian:

'Pedia says: " John Wilkes and Isaac Barré, two British members of Parliament who supported colonial America."
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:33am steveo:

me too -- every single letter is wrong, in fact!
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:34am queems:

ugh good(ish) morning from east elmhurst, queens. i'm late today but glad to be listening
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 9:36am Rob (Jerzcity):

fingers crossed
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:36am medson:

A Pidge Pick hahaha
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:36am dale:

steveo - good one!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:36am steveo:

sorry dale, couldn't resist -- nice start to Zomes!
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:36am themutante:

Loving the tete a tete with Joe & Pidge.
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:37am martin:

Séguins were a twin brother/sister duo. Very hippie, they were living in commune, etc. Since then, Richard Séguin became like the John Mallencamp/Springsteen/Dylan of Québec. His sister Marie-Claie had a less big carreer...
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:37am queems:

i like this
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 9:38am Paul In Bloomfield:

good pick Clay
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 9:38am Rob (Jerzcity):

yup, this one panned out nicely
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:38am melinda:

I like the Zomes.
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:39am John in Bklyn:

Is that a Farfisa? This is pretty good!
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:39am themutante:

Me likey!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:39am steveo:

Zomes is a winner!
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:40am βrian:

I read the track title as Breaking Breeze.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:41am dale:

french canadian hippy commune music from mid 70s i know is the band CANO. 'au nord de notre vie' is a great album
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:43am steveo:

come on, Joe, put on a bad one next....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 9:44am Davis:

well, what a version
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:44am Joe McG:

@martin: Thanks for the background! A cool record I'm going to have to listen to further!
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:44am tadpoles:

Ouch! Child...trying to outFudge the Vanilla!
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:44am John in Bklyn:

The reverb goes up to 11. It's like... one higher.
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:44am Martin:

Yeah, Cano were from Northern Ontario... I suggest Opus 5, Le Temps and, of course, the first Harmonium album
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:45am BennettCap:

What a soulful morning, Joe. I'm glad I'm able to listen along.
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:47am Martin:

@joe I totally recommend thé whole Richard Séguin catalogue. He did an album with Serge Fiori of Harmonium, Fiori-Séguin. A classic Québec release
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:48am dale:

martin - l'heptade is a masterpiece. i had two vinyl copies and then found it on cd
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 9:49am Sem Chumbo:

These "Doc Martin" boots are Made for Walking. Punk-like tuneage.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:49am dale:

maniege gets a little too jazzy for me but 'les porches' is great
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:50am queems:

i have a couple fantastic plastic machine records
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:51am BennettCap:

These Birkenstocks are made for sauntering.
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:51am Martin:

@dale, they remastered L'Heptade last year with extra sounds and stuff, fun but there's mixed feeling regarding it...
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 9:51am Paul In Bloomfield:

Joe this is a cool idea, all of us hearing these things for the first time
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:51am queems:

i like his sound concierges
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:51am Davee:

Hi Joe, Good morning, thanks for fixing the pledge mishap, my fault. I was not paying attention. Great music so far!!!
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:52am glenn:

don't forget offenbach. kind of a french canadian b.t.o., but better.
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:52am Joe McG:

@Paul: Thanks! I'm having a great time! @Davee: No problem!
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:53am βrian:

Look, they're dancing in aisle 7!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:53am steveo:

another great one -- joe are you even capable of playing a bad record? ;)
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:54am b:

Oh yay Fantastic Plastic Machine!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:55am dale:

what extra sounds could it possibly need? cd copy i got was when sony canada issued it around 2000 so it's just as it was. i shared my first album set with a friend and it sat in the back seat of my car on a summer day and looked like a pringles potato chip when i took it out of the sleeve
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:56am βrian:

¡Mira, están bailando en el pasillo 7!
  Mon. 10/30/17 9:58am Carmzzz:

*CURRENTLY DANCING AT WORK IN MY CHAIR*
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 9:58am Joe McG:

@steveo: I'm sure we'll hit a few before this is all over!
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 9:58am Paul In Bloomfield:

@joe keep it up!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:58am steveo:

fingers crossed...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 9:58am Brian in UK:

Did Len Barry have any other hits?
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 9:59am Rob (Jerzcity):

i es como robando dulces de un bebé !
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 10:00am Wild Neil:

PEACE All. Hey, is Babeland still around? What is its address? The Ani DiFranco one I mean, not the xxx rated one...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:00am steveo:

lo voy a hacer mucho mañana, Rob
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:01am Passaic River Blues:

So mad I missed the first set--will need to check out the archives because the random pull McGasko shows are the best.
  Mon. 10/30/17 10:01am John in Bklyn:

Random Pull is like every FMU show in one!
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 10:03am glenn:

do you mean babeville? it doesn't look like it.
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 10:03am Rob (Jerzcity):

a Steveo, como?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 10:04am Ike:

No other station talks about dumps as much as WFMU! Hooray for the dump button! Pledge for the dump button!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:05am Davee:

Dumps and vomit
  Mon. 10/30/17 10:05am queems:

hoo boy
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:05am Ken From Hyde Park:

Weido rage, a dangerous thing to mess with!
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 10:06am Wild Neil:

NEVER MIND. Its BabeVILLE and I found it. Drove by a million times and never noticed it.

Hey, can you play some Blues Traveller? They are from the 90's and just had a new album come out a few years ago....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:06am Itzall Ablurr:

Not counting Xray Burns or Jonesey, anybody here familar with the super-local NJ phenomena known as "Goosey Night"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:07am Itzall Ablurr:

If so, Happy Goosey night!
  Mon. 10/30/17 10:08am John in Bklyn:

Gruff cigar chomping A&R man behind the glass cracks a smile and starts bobbing his head.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:09am Michele:

Oh this is good!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:09am Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning, gang!
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 10:09am Rob (Jerzcity):

@Itzall - do you just run around all night "goosing" people?
And in which locale is this super-local?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:10am Davee:

Ooooooo, goose me, please!
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 10:11am Rob (Jerzcity):

wuzzup, Greg
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:11am pantz:

Hola, Joe and McGaskets. One more day to Halloween. Silver Shamrock!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:11am Itzall Ablurr:

Rob, it's basically the same as "devil's night", the night before Halloween when you run amuck and roll yards, soap windows and other anachronistic acts of childhood terror. The only place I've ever heard the term used is in Passaic County, where my wife grew up.
  Mon. 10/30/17 10:12am John in Bklyn:

Skeptical old timey label suit behind the glass drops his frown and starts shaking his head along with hippie music.
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 10:12am Rob (Jerzcity):

Aha! Us Union County jerks just called it Mischief Night
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:12am Itzall Ablurr:

I need to know where the term "Goosey" came from, she don't know and she smart! Maybe it's one of those "if you don't know, you don't NEED to know" things...
  Mon. 10/30/17 10:14am queems:

my dad is from passaic county and he called it mischief night too
  Mon. 10/30/17 10:15am John in Bklyn:

이 음악은 좋아 보인다
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:15am steveo:

Mischief Night in northern Delaware
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 10:15am Parq:

S&G covered by Elmer Fudd. Okay, I'm going to hell for that.
  Mon. 10/30/17 10:16am Brendan:

Parley sage kimchi and thyme
  Mon. 10/30/17 10:16am queems:

this is really pretty
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 10:16am Wild Neil:

Cabbage night around River Edge NJ....in Bergen County.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:17am Passaic River Blues:

In Orange County, NY (Jersey border) it was generally called either "Gate Night" (unsure of the origin of that one) or Devil's Night. ... This Korean version of "Scarborough Fair" is excellent.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:17am Davee:

Cabbage night in River Vale NJ where I grew up
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 10:17am Parq:

In Bergen County in the 60s, we called it Cabbage Night. I can only assume the name goes back to vandalism committed in what was then farm country.
  Mon. 10/30/17 10:17am John in Bklyn:

@queems That's what I said, too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:17am Itzall Ablurr:

queems, I'm starting to think she is just f#cking with me about the whole Goosey thing. She's from Little Falls, you know how THEY are...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 10:18am Parq:

Sorry, Neil & Davee. Late as usual.
  Mon. 10/30/17 10:18am John in Bklyn:

Did Irwin and Michelle pick this one?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:18am Itzall Ablurr:

'Morning Joe! Devil it up!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:18am dale:

this ooh bla dee sounds right up s.m. kens alley!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 10:18am Parq:

And PRB, I knew kids from that part of the state who also called it Gate Night.
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 10:19am glenn:

but paul simon stole scarborough fair from martin carthy, so...
  Mon. 10/30/17 10:19am queems:

@itzall i just moved to clifton, so i'll do some research and report back
  Mon. 10/30/17 10:19am John in Bklyn:

The record label is "Charlie Parker"??
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:19am Davee:

Gate night? Anyone know the history behind that name?
  Mon. 10/30/17 10:19am jess:

I'm loving this show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:20am Davee:

Ooh bla dee?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:20am Itzall Ablurr:

queems, that's awesome! Nice to have some investigative "tentacles" there in my (sustained) absence.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:20am doctorjazz:

Different version o Land of Ooh Bla Dee than I know (was part of a Dizzy Gillespie collection that I have).
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 10:20am Joe McG:

@John: Yes, there was a Charlie Parker Records distributed by MGM for a spell.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 10:20am Vincent Nifigance:

@John in Brooklyn Bird could do anything.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 10:20am northguineahills:

I'm digging this random pull theme. A few times a week, I use a random letter generator to help me pick the next record I'm going to listen to. Of course, I already picked the records since I bought them, so I know what to expect before putting it on.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 10:21am Vincent Nifigance:

Joe 'The Alchemist' McGasko.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:21am doctorjazz:

I do the same thing on a portable music player when dog walking-often surprised by the stuff I've gotten but haven't heard.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 10:21am Parq:

Davee, I assume that, like Cabbage Night, the name referred to a favorite object of vandals' attention.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:21am Passaic River Blues:

@Parq: it was what we said as kids but I don't know why. Perhaps it was because kids would gently vandalize the gates or curtilage of hated neighbors' properties?
  Mon. 10/30/17 10:23am John in Bklyn:

@Joe Wow, I wonder how they got the rights to use the name. Maybe the estate got some royalties? What a goofy record to have on that label! haha
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 10:23am Joe McG:

Machel is a 12 year old kid with a band called "Pranasonic Express."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 10:25am Parq:

Joe, what a great soca track that was!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:26am Brian in UK:

A homage to the pert potato. Mine kind of song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:26am steveo:

this is some crazy stuff -- do you have your hand on the dump button?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:26am Brian in UK:

Not sure about julienne of potato.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 10:28am Vincent Nifigance:

Wow, kids' Song Poems?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 10:34am Ike:

Ah yes, the good old-fashioned wacky "you can make your computer blow up with a few lines of code!" cliche. Love it. That's almost as silly as making a computer or a robot blow up with illogical ideas or emotions.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:37am pantz:

Jason R, fellow Lou-a-vull-ian. Good to hear another Louisvillian is on WFMU. I'll look for your bumper sticker.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:41am Davee:

My favorite part of the show, what did he say????
  Mon. 10/30/17 10:43am analogmuff:

This is actually a german Band: Notorische Reflexe. The name is german too. Not french?! ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:43am Davee:

Scratch the surface and you get surface noise!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 10:43am rsj:

joe was waiting all weekend to play that last track
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:44am dale:

wonder if i'm related to the hazeltones?
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 10:44am Joe McG:

@dale: I was just in Hazeltone this past weekend.
  Mon. 10/30/17 10:44am Brendan:

I was hoping you would follow that with a Yuri Andropov rap
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 10:45am Paul In Bloomfield:

THis Hazeltones tune is cool
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:46am dale:

i've never been in -just stopped on the highway to have my picture taken with the sign .

i googled and there is another hazeltones group as of 2008
  Mon. 10/30/17 10:47am queems:

this guy is on my shit list
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:47am Michele:

This!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:47am Davee:

This is funny Joe. What is a teenage girl?
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 10:48am Paul In Bloomfield:

what the hell? ha
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:48am Passaic River Blues:

@queems: hahahaha
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:48am dale:

this is fantastic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 10:48am ChrisB.:

Checking out the teenage girl's caboose? Classy, Tom.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:48am Davee:

Sounds like my diet!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:49am Krys O.:

This and the Teenage Boy track were on heavy airplay back in the day on WoofMoo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:49am dale:

youtube shows us there's a 'what is a teenage boy' as well. b side?
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 10:49am Paul In Bloomfield:

of course mom is in the kitchen... jeeezus
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:50am Krys O.:

@dale, yes. Check Irwin's playlists.
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 10:50am Paul In Bloomfield:

well lets hear the teenage boy version too!
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 10:50am Joe McG:

You guys really wanna hear the Teenage Boy one?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:50am Davee:

Yeah, Joe, flip over the single . . . . . . .
  Mon. 10/30/17 10:51am queems:

yes joe, i want to know what we were up against
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:51am Davee:

I have a teenage boy so it is more appropriate. . . .
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 10:51am glenn:

what is a teenage boy? a d.n.a. bank, basically.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:52am Krys O.:

Looks like KBC played it recently: wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:53am Krys O.:

@Joe McG: Of course!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 10:54am FernandoBelmondo:

Any idea what Cheirinho de Buceta stands for?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 10:55am Fernando P:

ohhhh, man what song was that????
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 10:55am Joe McG:

@Fernando: Nope! Fill me in! BTW, you kind people, I only have Lucky 7 bucks left to go to reach my goal.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 10:55am northguineahills:

Well, I've heard this Buffalo Daughter before.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 10:56am northguineahills:

And it's sublime!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 10:56am Passaic River Blues:

@NGH: absolutely.
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 10:56am Joe McG:

@ngh: Who are they?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 10:57am Fernando P:

that song, Cheirinho de Buceta, was about the nice smell of a woman´s private parts.
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 10:58am Paul In Bloomfield:

Yeah I want to hear what a 50s teen boy was all about in this wally and beaver universe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 11:00am northguineahills:

They were a Japanese Band that caught the attention of the Beastie Boys. That's all I know.
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 11:00am βrian:

Which makes me wonder: Do the FCC modesty police care about non-English words?
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 11:00am Joe McG:

@Fernando: Whoa! Thank goodness it was in Portuguese, otherwise I'd be in trouble with the FCC. @Paul: The "aye"s have it!
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:02am judy from croton:

Having my usual difficulty pledging (tech dope) but it WILL HAPPEN
love the music joe. Goes way under the surface.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 11:02am ɨkɛ:

So far, AFAIK, fines have only been given for English & Spanish.
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 11:02am Paul In Bloomfield:

Sweet!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:03am Davee:

Here we go, thanks Joe!
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:03am Listener Alexandra:

This is the most special Single File to date, Joe :-)
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:03am Dean:

Who Is Tom Edwards?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 11:04am Webhamster Henry:

It's time to bring back the deprecatory epithet "Square".
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 11:04am Paul In Bloomfield:

bath tubs??
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 11:04am Joe McG:

Hey, thanks everybody! I just made my goal!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:04am Davee:

Tom Edwards knows Boys and Girls!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:04am Brian in UK:

Congratulations on reaching your goal, Joe.
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 11:04am Paul In Bloomfield:

@Webhamster ive always used squares.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:05am steveo:

cool beans, Joe! were you able to get the Oct. 2 pledges in your column too? (doesn't matter, really, in the end, just curious)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:05am dale:

i got a belt on occasion.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 11:06am Webhamster Henry:

@Paul it's hip to be square, ergo: Hipsters == Squaresters.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 11:06am Fernando P:

Ive never heard about Repolho before. it seems that this 45 from them is all about bucetas.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:06am Krys O.:

More from Tom Edwards: www.discogs.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:07am Krys O.:

www.waybackattack.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:09am Brian in UK:

He worked with Miriam.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:10am steveo:

i'm hearing double (Joes!)
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:11am Dean:

The "What Is a..." single was "directed by" Mort Garson, an early synth musician who worked with Bernie Krause, among others.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:11am Passaic River Blues:

Brian Turner would know that Reactors track.
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 11:11am Wild Neil:

The Polish word for "aunt" sounds exactly like the spanish dirty word for lady parts. Also, ask a Pole to make a duck sound. It is kwa and sounds exactly like kva say it ten times fast and you will laugh! EXTREMELY dirty!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:13am Brian in UK:

@Dean talking of Bernard Krause. Have you ever heard Tremonisha Scott Joplin's opera. Beaver & Krause covered one of the songs on All Good Men.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:15am Brian in UK:

Toe Rag is strictly analogue.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 11:19am northguineahills:

@Wild Neil: Kurwa!
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 11:20am Joe McG:

@Brian: Thanks! @steveo: No, but I appreciated the effort, so thanks! @Dean: Thanks, I forgot to announce the Mort Garson part.
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 11:21am themutante:

Anybody else tempted to say EEWWWWWW to this track title?
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:21am Dean:

@Brian in UK: I remember the release in the mid-'70s of Treemonisha on Deutsche Gramophon, a big splash. But I haven't heard a measure of it! Looks like "Real Slow Drag" was the closing tune.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:22am steveo:

Thanks, Joe, at least the station gets the money....
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:24am Stevel:

Joe Mc G! Thanks for helping me up my pledge via email! A kinder correspondent might not exist. Always a pleasure!
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 11:26am glenn:

mort garson, most famous for the wozard of iz.
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 11:26am glenn:

possibly the most hippy thing evr.
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:27am queems:

here's another one for my shit list
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 11:27am Joe McG:

@queems: Yeah, me, too, oof!
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:28am John in Bklyn:

@glenn I didn't know Garson until I looked up DJ Shadow samples. Signs of the Zodiac is great.
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:28am Brendan:

Nice passage in that last song . I’m all for more songs w/ the vibraslap.
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 11:29am V Priceless:

woo! THIS!! COOPER!!
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:29am queems:

@joe mcg we have a bunch of real charmers today
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:29am Stevel:

Can't lose with a Cooper cover!
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:30am John in Bklyn:

They can't ALL be golden! Yikes, Vibrating Egg. Each member is playing a different tempo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:30am Brian in UK:

More vegetable songs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 11:30am northguineahills:

Yeah, everything by Garson is fun!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:30am dale:

krys o. -that way back attack review was harsh
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 11:31am V Priceless:

original Coopers were @ Chiller Theatre Expo in NJ this past Saturday nite, Rocking the house!!
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 11:32am themutante:

That was fun!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:33am dale:

thought the lio was ilsa
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:33am Itzall Ablurr:

V Priceless, where do they hold Chiller these days? I haven't been in many years, but I want to go next year.
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 11:33am glenn:

firm but fair, dale. firm but fair.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:34am Passaic River Blues:

@Vincent Priceless: if you saw a band called Thunder Road perform at Chiller Theater, then you saw my dad rocking out behind the keyboard.
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 11:34am Mister Dobalina:

Excellent show, Joe... !!!
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:36am Stevel:

I'm happy in the Halloween-free zone.
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:36am Bob:

This show is very "Trick or Treat".
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 11:37am Joe McG:

Thanks, Dobalina, havin' fun! @Bob: You put it so well!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:37am dale:

holding hands is groovy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:37am Rich in NC:

Fun show Joe! thanks
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 11:38am Webhamster Henry:

Ooh - the now sound of today's generation!
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:38am John in Bklyn:

I just realized why "vibrating egg" sounded familiar, it's from a scene in Annie Hall.
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:38am Mark in Toronto:

Cycle evolved out of The Magic Cycle, album dates from 1970. Yes they are Canadian.
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 11:39am Joe McG:

@Mark: Wow, thanks, Mark, that's terrific. @Rich: Thanks, Rich!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:40am Mick:

Great show Joe! Nice solution to the "Halloween Problem"
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:41am Mark in Toronto:

It's not like i actually knew it, but i quickly looked it up. Props to my homies!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:41am dale:

jaxk jones must have had this in his collection when he came up with the love boat theme
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:41am Dean:

Shoot, these guys were on the Greasy Truckers comp!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:41am Brian in UK:

Long time since hearing GVTC. Think they were a collective of sorts.
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:42am John in Bklyn:

Reminds me of that cheesy 70s band Pablo Cruise.
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:43am queems:

oo party time
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 11:43am northguineahills:

I even have this Lenny Dee "Tequila".
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 11:44am V Priceless:

@ Itzall: currently @ the Parsippany Hilton - next show is April '18!

@ Passaic RB: John is your dad? Ha! That's a riot - I know all them Bronx guys! : )
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 11:44am Joe McG:

@ngh: Who the heck is Lenny Dee?
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:44am tadpoles:

Caught today's adventure sporadically Joe. Enjoyed it thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:44am steveo:

super saxy!
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:45am Mark in Toronto:

@John in Bklyn, Pablo Cruise DID have a hit with a song called Love Will Find A Way, And this sounds very much the same. Maybe PC version is the cover.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 11:46am northguineahills:

Lenny Dee did a lot of space aged bachelor pad music and exotica in late 50s into the 60s.
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:47am Brendan:

Aintry? Boy you ARE lost....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 11:47am Summer and Michael:

Hey, Joe. We forgot to tell you how much we liked your appearance on Samantha's show two Sundays ago. Great set! And... we know that Tubes album. Had no idea you & Sheila had performed that track during The Marathon. We'll need to look that up in the archives! Great show, as ever. Have a terrific week! x
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:47am Itzall Ablurr:

Thanks, V.P.
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 11:48am Joe McG:

@tadpoles: Thanks for tuning in! @S&M: Glad you enjoyed my cameo! Yes, "Don't Touch Me There" has deep roots in my life. @ngh: Thanks for the LD info.
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 11:49am Sem Chumbo:

Thans, Joe. This has been a nice trip down somebody else's memory lane. Big fun! See you and all next time around.
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:50am Dean:

Two weeks ago, Tony Coulter played a Re Styles tune on his show.
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 11:50am Joe McG:

@Dean: ! @Sem: Ha ha, certainly not mine.
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:50am John in Bklyn:

@Mark Wow, I didn't even realize that WAS one of their hits! I think you may be right. PC was the quintessential "yacht rock" band! haha
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 11:51am northguineahills:

I concur w/ Summer and Michael, that was fun!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:52am steveo:

lovvvvving this twangy set
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:52am steveo:

(twangy sub-set?)
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:53am Brendan:

Lovely tuneage today Mister Joe.
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:53am Dennis Diken:

cool show Joe!
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:53am Mark in Toronto:

@John in Bklyn, that's amazing that you picked up on that. While it did sound familiar, i had no idea why.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:54am Brian in UK:

Joe are you going to do a Men in Black with the pen on us listeners. No memory.
Great show nonetheless.
Avatar Mon. 10/30/17 11:54am Joe McG:

Thanks everybody for listening and commenting as we explored these old records together. Next week: Live music from the cookin' Ikebe Shakedown, so tune in! Happy Hallowe'en!
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:54am Stevel:

Boy howdy, that Canterbury flute cuts through on the headphones!
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 11:54am Paul In Bloomfield:

Thanks Joe! great show
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:56am steveo:

thanks Joe! Lotsa fun and so many great tracks -- I guess some people really can judge a [record] by its cover!
  Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:56am Margolies Abulafia:

thanx 4 keepin it real jigga what meow yippie
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 10/30/17 11:56am northguineahills:

Thanks Joe, make frosty morning in FL feel warm (yes, the earliest frost I can remember).
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 10/30/17 11:57am Greg from ZONE 5:

Thanks Joe—that was weird!
Avatar    Mon. 10/30/17 11:58am V Priceless:

thanx Joe!
  Mon. 10/30/17 11:59am John in Bklyn:

Great Random Pull show, Joe! Nice hanging out with the Surface Noisers!
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