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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 July 23, 2018: A Fine Day

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Forma  Crossings   Options Semblance  Kranky  2018  CD    *   0:00:00 ()
Smoke Bellow  Feet First   Options Isolation 3000  Ehse  2018  LP    *   0:08:25 ()
Immersion  Microclimate   Options Sleepless  Swim~  2018  CD    *   0:12:24 ()
Cocteau Twins  Pandora (for Cindy)   Options Treasure  4AD  1985  LP      0:16:30 ()
This Mortal Coil  Another Day   Options It'll End in Tears  4AD  1984  LP  vocal: Elizabeth Frazer    0:21:55 ()
Mary Lattimore  Hello from the Edge of the Earth   Options Hundreds of Days  Ghostly International  2018  CD    *   0:24:55 ()
Kelly Moran  Optimist   Options Optimist  Obsolete Units  2018  CD    *   0:28:21 ()
The Blue Nile  Automobile Noise   Options A Walk Across the Rooftops  A&M  1988  CD  From 1983    0:31:40 ()
Everything But the Girl  Tender Blue   Options Everything But the Girl  Sire  1984  LP      0:36:10 ()
Kings of Convenience  Misread   Options Riot on an Empty Street  Astralwerks  2004  CD      0:39:16 ()
Astronauts, Etc.  Shut My Mouth   Options Living in Symbol  Company  2018  CD    *   0:42:18 ()
Prefab Sprout  Life of Surprises   Options Protest Songs  Kitchenware  1989  LP  Recorded 1985    0:45:42 ()
Gus Van Sant  Lost World   Options CD single  Tim Kerr  1992  CD  Thanks, Jim Price!    0:49:44 ()
Joe Gaston and the Crew  Without You   Options Out Where: Cool Blue Flame with Little Danny 2018 Marathon Premium  WFMU  2018  CD-R  prob. early '60s  *   0:53:17 ()
 
Howlin Rain  Rainbow Trout   Options The Alligator Bride  Silver Current  2018  CD  playing Monty Hall this Friday!  *   1:05:33 ()
Sandy Bull  Strat 1   Options Steel Tears/Endventions & Tributes  Omnivore Recordings  2018  CD  From 1996  *   1:09:18 ()
Boz Scaggs  On the Beach   Options Out of the Blues  Concord  2018  CD    *   1:17:00 ()
Davey Woodward and The Winter Orphans  Caroline   Options Davey Woodward and The Winter Orphans  Tapete  2018  CD    *   1:23:26 ()
 
 
Single File: a bunch of 45s all played in a row
Alice Cooper  Clones (We're All)   Options single  Warner Bros.  1980  45      1:32:08 ()
David Bowie  Cat People (Putting Out Fire)   Options single  Backstreet  1982  45      1:34:53 ()
Jane  It's a Fine Day   Options single  Cherry Red  1983  45      1:38:50 ()
Dean Martin with the Jimmy Bowen Chorus and Orchestra  Detroit City   Options single  Reprise  1970  45      1:41:25 ()
Earl Scruggs and the Earl Scruggs Revue  Lonesome and a Long Way from Home   Options single  Columbia  1972  45      1:45:11 ()
The Pentangle  Once I Had a Sweetheart   Options single  Big T  1969  45      1:47:51 ()
Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen  Midnight in Moscow   Options single  Kapp  1962  45      1:52:25 ()
Z.Z. Hill  Second Chance   Options single  Mankind  1972  45      1:55:22 ()
Roy Orbison  You Got It   Options single  Virgin  1989  45    *   1:59:09 ()
 
 
Story Corner: Songs that tell stories
The Langley Schools Music Project  Space Oddity   Options The Incorrect Music Companion 2001  WFMU  2001  CD-R  From 1975    2:12:21 ()
The Space Lady  Major Tom   Options The Space Lady's Greatest Hits  NightSchool  2013  CD      2:16:58 ()
David Bowie  God Knows I'm Good   Options Space Oddity  Ryko  1990  CD      2:22:07 ()
Duncan Browne  The Death of Neil   Options Give Me Take You  Sony Music Special Products  1991  CD  From 1969    2:25:31 ()
Kate Bush  Cloudbusting   Options The Whole Story  EMI America  1986  LP  From 1985    2:30:34 ()
Prince  The Ballad of Dorothy Parker   Options Sign 'O' the Times  Paisley Park / Warner Bros.  1987  LP      2:34:56 ()
Lightnin' Rod with Jimi Hendrix  Doriella du Fontaine   Options 12" single  Celluloid  1984  12"  From 1969    2:38:50 ()
Dolly Parton  Joshua   Options Joshua  RCA  1971  LP      2:47:37 ()
Them  Richard Cory   Options The World of Them  Decca  1970  LP  From 1965    2:51:06 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:03am Davee:

Good morning Joe! Yip, yip!
  Mon. 7/23/18 9:03am holland oats:

nope
  Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:03am 12539:

¡Yip!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:03am Ken From Hyde Park:

Look! Radio! Yip yip yip yip!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:03am queems:

good morning mr. mcgasko!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:05am annie:

rats, i missed the yipyips... firefox sucks...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:05am Guido from Cologne:

Hello Joe
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:05am pantz:

Wadda ya know, it's Joe! Yinz gonna play the hits, Joe?
Avatar    Mon. 7/23/18 9:05am TheLoneliestMonk:

did you like the munama-nuh guys too, joe?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:05am queems:

i'm really into this
  Mon. 7/23/18 9:05am ike:

I can dig it.
Avatar    Mon. 7/23/18 9:05am TheLoneliestMonk:

damn, this has a very tangerine dream vibe to it
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:06am fred:

Good morning Joe and Yipsters
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:09am Krys O.:

Howdy, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:10am The Oscar:

Mornin' yippers!
  Mon. 7/23/18 9:10am sinner:

the Lord giveth; and the Lord taketh away.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:13am Joe McG:

Good morning, radio friends, and welcome to Monday. Pardon the fuzzy needle.
Avatar Mon. 7/23/18 9:14am Diezel Tea:

This Smoke Bellow is fire, as it were.))
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:14am TDK60:

DJ Jeff Conklin was talking about a ruined stylus last night; same one?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:16am Ken From Hyde Park:

That's a good DJ name: MC Pardon the Fuzzy Needle.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:17am karlward:

Dreamy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:17am sinner:

The older you get the fuzzier your needle gets....
  Mon. 7/23/18 9:19am the illuminated void:

Hi Joe haven't listened for a while. thanks for your public service ...digging the vibe great for the artwork working on
Avatar Mon. 7/23/18 9:19am ga01:

Morning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:20am Joe McG:

@sinner: Life is just one long looking-forward-to. @illumined: This set is mostly blue and grey, I guess, if I were to paint it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:22am TDK60:

OK, who started "dream pop" Cocteau Twins? Or even Johnny Mathis?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:22am queems:

this set is making my anxiety better
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:22am Cheri Pi:

Ahhhh I used to have a cat called Pandora after this song. What a sweetie.
Avatar    Mon. 7/23/18 9:22am TheLoneliestMonk:

'johnny thunders & the fuzzy needle' would be a damn fine band name!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:23am The Oscar:

@TDK60 I'd vote for "I Only Have Eyes For You."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:23am Joe McG:

@Cheri: How nice! @queems: I'm glad I'm soothing you today!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:25am queems:

holy crap the sky just burst open where i am
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:25am jdaFromCologne:

ha. i thought i was the only who bought that cd… :-)
Avatar    Mon. 7/23/18 9:26am TheLoneliestMonk:

@JoeMac: do you have a well thought out 'single file' for us today?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:26am Ken From Hyde Park:

@Cheri Pi - I hope you had a good celebration yesterday for Pi Approximation Day (22/7).
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:27am Joe McG:

@TLM: No, it's not really thought out that much. That's what I like about it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:27am queems:

i just bought this mary lattimore album
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:27am queems:

so gorgeous
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:27am Sem:

Good morning, Joe, and hello, McGaskoes around the round world. Greets from the tropical shores of the Bay of Fundy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:28am Irene Trudel:

Lovely, drifty songs to start this rainy morning in NYC.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:29am Joe McG:

@Sem: One of the 7 wonders of North America!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:29am fred:

I'd love to see Mary Lattimore live
Avatar    Mon. 7/23/18 9:30am TheLoneliestMonk:

@JoeMac: extemporaneous or not, i've been digging it this summer! good feature
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:34am Lixiviated Life:

Hey Joe! What-a-ya know?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:35am Krys O.:

Ah, The Blue Nile were such a great band.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:37am Joe McG:

@Krys: Trouble played them last week and they've been in my mind since.
Avatar Mon. 7/23/18 9:37am Diezel Tea:

Yeah, digging on this Blue Nile. Another band without fmu I'd likely otherwise never discover.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:38am TDK60:

The Blue Nile singer has such a great voice. What became of them?
Avatar Mon. 7/23/18 9:38am Diezel Tea:

Hopefully not a drought struck them. That'd be tragic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:39am Joe McG:

@TDK60: The singer, Paul Buchanan, put out a solo LP a couple of years ago that I haven't heard.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:39am melinda:

hi joe and all
  Mon. 7/23/18 9:40am judy from croton:

Setting a great mood, Joe. Too much; you’re the genuine article.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:41am Joe McG:

Why, thanks, Judy! I don't know if it's "a" or "the" but it's one of them! Maybe "an." :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:43am queems:

i love this guy's other project "whitest boy alive"
  Mon. 7/23/18 9:44am jess:

loving this set!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:44am queems:

i need to favorite this whole show for another rainy day
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:48am pantz:

Some Beautiful South would fit right in to this set.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:48am Joe McG:

@jess: I'm glad. It's definitely a rainy vibe today.
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:49am tadpoles:

#pantz...also The Pale Fountains.
  Mon. 7/23/18 9:49am Listener Alexandra:

So nice to wake up to the Cocteau Twins and This Mortal Coil back to back--it's a good morning already, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:50am Cheri Pi:

Yes, PREFAB!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:52am Joe McG:

Welcome, Alex! You're up early today for the West Coast.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:53am steveo:

good morning, joe! thanks for existing!
  Mon. 7/23/18 9:54am B:

Ooooh Sweet Nothin'....
  Mon. 7/23/18 9:55am tom:

gus van sant doing mayo Thompson
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:55am Joe McG:

@steveo: Wow, that's such a swell thing to say. Thank YOU for existing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:55am Panda Penguin:

Good afternoon from London, everyone! I'm loving this set so far, Joe - been on a huge Blue Nile kick this week, so this is scratching me right where I itch. And again, thanks for the premium CD - it's been whupping my ass something fierce since it arrived, and I think my girlfriend has now stolen my copy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 9:57am Joe McG:

@panda: Excellent! High flattery is to have your premium stolen by a listener's girlfriend!
  Mon. 7/23/18 9:57am Listener Alexandra:

One more week of getting up when your show starts--you've made this early risin' month much more pleasant :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:59am steveo:

ummm, you're welcome :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 9:59am Davee:

I almost thought that I was listening to Mr. Rogers - when the music 1st started I mean
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 10:00am Davee:

SINNER!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:06am Stashu:

Sinners need to take a nap. Think about what they did.
Avatar Mon. 7/23/18 10:07am themutante:

Is Scott Walker's 'It's Raining Today' a little too on the nose?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:08am Joe McG:

@mutante: A lovely song at any time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:10am TDK60:

Sounds like country/roots. Back in the '70s, we would say Southern Rock maybe, even if they were from Maine.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 10:10am Sem:

Reminded of Allman Bros.. Wonderful stuff, JMcG.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:11am Joe McG:

@Sem: I was hoping to have them on the show, but I couldn't make it work schedule-wise. Looking forward to the show, anyway!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:19am TDK60:

Commented the other day that Sandy B. may have been one of the very first Freaky Folkers, way back in '65.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:21am northguineahills:

Love that Sandy Bull. Howling Rain is a new nice find....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:23am karlward:

This is such a great version of such a great Neil Young song. I want to live on the beach. I want to be in a post modern radio interview where there is no interviewer. I want to get out of town.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:25am sinner:

zzzzzzzzz.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:25am Joe McG:

@karl: I agree! BTW, thanks for the 45! I haven't listened yet, but will!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:26am Stashu:

Where's the borscht? Oh wait, this nice music will do!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:28am Greg from ZONE 5:

Borscht = yuck
  Mon. 7/23/18 10:29am Peter Horvath:

Yes! Davey Woodward!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:29am Stashu:

Greg are you trying to start a fight?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 10:29am steveo:

lol
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:29am Stashu:

Eat your beets man! ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 10:30am Roberto:

New Boz? Dang!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:32am Greg from ZONE 5:

@Stashu: Behind the bleachers, bruh! 3 o'clock!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:34am Joe McG:

Stashu, I would like some pierogi with my beats.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 10:34am lukavino:

this Alice song rules. Flush the Fashion completely rules.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 10:35am lukavino:

tbh, Special Forces, Zipper Catches Skin, and Dada are all great, even if Alice doesn't remember recording them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:35am northguineahills:

Smashing Pumpkins covered this Alice....and what lukavino said,,,,,
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:35am Stashu:

Coming right up Joe! Nice show thank you for your radio service!
  Mon. 7/23/18 10:36am melinda:

Borscht is yum
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:37am TDK60:

I line up with the Borscht lovers; there, I've said it.
  Mon. 7/23/18 10:37am ?:

good morning, joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:37am Joe McG:

@Stashu: I am a mere private in the WFMU Radio Army. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 10:37am steveo:

that was weird; i thought this bowie was johnny cash at first
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:38am Little Danny:

Mornin' Joe, mornin' all. Thanks for playing the Joe Gaston!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:38am fred:

@Greg: You try to make it seem like you're challenging Stashu to a fight, but I believe you're actually just planning to share a joint. And when the munchies hit, these beets won't look so bad
  Mon. 7/23/18 10:38am trouble:

oops, let's try again: good morning, joe!
  Mon. 7/23/18 10:40am melinda:

My aunt is not a Bowie fan as far as I know but I remember her singing this, I guess she liked the movie. Gasoleeeeen...
  Mon. 7/23/18 10:40am pencil:

The dream combo of Bowie/Moroder!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:40am Joe McG:

@Trouble: Ah, you're the mystery woman! Good morning! @Danny: Great premium this year!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:40am northguineahills:

I put out fire w/ gasoline before as a teenager. I knew it was possible, I just wanted to see if I could do it. (I was a dumb kid).
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:42am Guido from Cologne:

Weren'T they Jane And Barton?
  Mon. 7/23/18 10:42am melinda:

I like Danny's premium too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:43am Guido from Cologne:

this LP:
www.discogs.com...
never had a clue what it actually is
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 10:43am steveo:

beet salad?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:43am Joe McG:

@Guido: Most of the time, but this 45 is billed as just Jane. I like that there will be salad. @steveo: Ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:44am Little Danny:

Hey Melinda (thanks)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 10:44am pantz:

DEANO!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:44am Greg from ZONE 5:

Beets are my most hated of all foods. But I *want* to like them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 10:45am Krys O.:

YES! <3 Dean....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:45am Guido from Cologne:

just see Owen Barton explained it on the original blurb:
img.discogs.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:46am Goyim in the AM:

CURSED KLEENEX COMMERCIAL. featuring "It's A Fine Day": www.youtube.com...
  Mon. 7/23/18 10:46am Mark in Toronto:

Look for fancy beets at the store, kind of a light orange colour, they taste much better.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 10:47am pantz:

Deano for Beano: "Folks, when i've had a moon-size pizza pie, I reach for Beano."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:48am Joe McG:

@pantz: Ha ha ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:48am JakeGould:

Whose talking smack about beets?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 10:49am Krys O.:

I'm Team Beets.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:49am Guido from Cologne:

There were tons of jane & Baron in the cutout going for 1 Deutschmark somewhen in 1986 or so.
  Mon. 7/23/18 10:50am bloumejune:

Yes, the cursed song, we were so freaked out! (in Japan)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 10:50am Roberto:

Some folks are askin' for a good ol'-fashioned beeting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:51am Joe McG:

I'm not playing any Beetles today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 10:51am Roberto:

Will you be playing The Beets? (Killer Tofu)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:52am JakeGould:

What about Beet Happening?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:52am Joe McG:

@Roberto and Jake: No, but maybe the English Beet.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:52am mb:

Thx for the swag Joe McG and the volunteers who packed it!

Hi all
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:52am fred:

Beetsie Boys?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:53am JakeGould:

Time to tighten the Borscht belt.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:54am karlward:

How about some Texas Radio and the Big Beet?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:55am karlward:

Or X, "Woody Guthrie sang about B-E-E-T-S, not B-E-A-T-S!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:55am Joe McG:

@karl: If that don't beet all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 10:55am pantz:

Beet back ceaselessly into the past
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:55am The Oscar:

Beet Townshend?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:56am karlward:

Joe: beets me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:56am fred:

As Billy Jam would say: bring that beet back!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:56am Joe McG:

@Oscar: Meaty Beety Big & Bouncy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:56am JakeGould:

The title of this track is wrong. It should be: “Midnight in Moscow (Eating Beets with My Gal)”
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:57am karlward:

Just beet it, just beet it beet it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 10:57am pantz:

@OScar You Better, You Better, You Beet!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:58am fred:

I wish Doug would join this playlist
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:58am northguineahills:

When I was patrol leader in the Boy Scouts, I changed the lyrics to, "I"m a schizophreniac, I Want to go home...."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:58am JakeGould:

This title is wrong: “Second Chance (Learned How to Cook Beets So Please Try Them)”
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:58am northguineahills:

arrghh, missed Pentangle due to work.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 10:58am Joe McG:

@fred: Doug is the King of the Pun.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 10:59am Roberto:

Beet on the Brat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:00am Joe McG:

@Roberto: Beet on the Bratwurst.
  Mon. 7/23/18 11:01am SeanG:

ROY!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:01am karlward:

I love this song. All beet jokes can be suspended while we listen to Roy to lay it down.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:02am Roberto:

One could place beet-based sauerkraut on one's bratwurst. In my case it would be Tofurky bratwurst.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:02am JakeGould:

Also these:

“Once I Had a Sweetheart (Whose Favorite Food Was Beets)”
“Lonesome and a Long Way from Home (Miss My Baby’s Beets)”
“Detroit City (No Beets in this Town)”
“It’s a Fine Day (To Drink Some Kvass)”
“You Got It (Beets)”
  Mon. 7/23/18 11:03am melinda:

Beets need tangy flavors, that's why borscht is good. Without that they're kind of yucky.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:04am Roberto:

Listening to this song in my friend's car while driving through Downtown L.A. in '89, I realized what a tremendous loss we had on our hands with Roy's passing a few months earlier.
  Mon. 7/23/18 11:05am queems:

i got in my car for a half hour and missed an entire conversation about beets
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:06am karlward:

I really don't know if anything can beet that song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:06am JakeGould:

@queems: Don’t tell us that or we will beet you up!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:06am The Oscar:

Funny, I think as a kid I always assumed "You Got It" was much older, when it was actually current. Meanwhile, I'm sure there were a lot of older songs I thought were current because my parents listened to them all the time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:07am Krys O.:

Jeff Lynne was a big fan of the Andalusian Cadence: the descending sequence. David Garland did a great show about all of the pop songs that used that sequence: www.wnyc.org...
  Mon. 7/23/18 11:07am melinda:

I liked the Wilburys back then.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:08am JakeGould:

@KrysO: Slight tangent, but when blues musicians sing about “Yas Yas Yas” (like Blind Boy Fuller) that’s about the “Ass Ass Ass” right?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:09am Looms:

Hi Joe and all!
Jane is Jane Lancaster.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:09am The Oscar:

Always meant to see the '80s Cat People. It's directed by Paul Schrader, so I imagine it's at the very least interestingly weird.
  Mon. 7/23/18 11:11am queems:

music of mind control is such a gem
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:12am Aaron Working In Newark:

Hello, great show today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:13am The Oscar:

Aw, Langley School!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:14am Joe McG:

Thanks, Aaron! Glad you stopped by the other day!
  Mon. 7/23/18 11:15am melinda:

Yay Langley students!
  Mon. 7/23/18 11:16am melinda:

@queems agree. I always miss a chunk between work and home though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:16am Joe McG:

I'm just glad this ancient CD-R is playing! I can't find the Langley CD in our library. Worrisome!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:19am The Oscar:

If you can't find the Langley Schools Music Project in the WFMU library, where CAN you find it?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:19am Stevel:

I am officially a WFMU listener, having identified The Space Lady by ear only.
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:20am tadpoles:

# The Oscar....It's sitting in a tin can somewhere??
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:20am Listener Scott:

I sense a theme! Stories about countdowns? Gimme a second, I'll get it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:20am jdaFromCologne:

jetzt noch auf deutsch… :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:21am JakeGould:

@JoeMcG: Wow! I actually saw that CD in a huge bin of $2 CDs this weekend but passed it up… If I only knew! Like some O’Henry tale I say.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:21am Mick:

Langley Schools + Space Lady = Mood-lifting Tang
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:21am fred:

Seeing The Space Lady perform this song live was one of the highlights of my recent years. And she was so nice with everyone after the show
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:21am The Oscar:

Really hoping there's a spooky outsider cover of "Ashes to Ashes" to complete the hat trick.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:22am Joe McG:

@Oscar: I thought about it, but there's no actual story in that song, just free associations.
  Mon. 7/23/18 11:22am melinda:

My app won't let me favorite the Space Lady, guess I'll have to write it down like in the old days.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:23am fred:

@Listener Scott: I hope it doens't include Europe (I shouldn't give Joe any dreadful idea)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:25am pantz:

I'm a little let down that you didn't choose the Shatner version, Joe.
  Mon. 7/23/18 11:26am melinda:

This is a great story corner.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:27am Joe McG:

@pantz: I thought about it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:27am Joe McG:

(Thanks, Melinda!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:30am pantz:

You could redeem yourself with Nimoy's "Ballad of Bilbo Baggins"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:32am fred:

Kate! One of the best videos ever made too (though Experiment IV is close)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:32am Joe McG:

@pantz: Ha ha ha. I'll save that for a future edition.
  Mon. 7/23/18 11:32am TimBk:

Kate Bush keeps getting better and better.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:32am The Oscar:

The sun literally just came out at that specific line.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:33am Roberto:

Hounds of Love = the quintessential soundtrack of Roberto's college years.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:33am Joe McG:

@Oscar: That's beautiful!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:33am BLCKDGRD:

Side two of Hounds of Love is by far and away my most listened to side of music in my life.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:34am BLCKDGRD:

And her 60th birthday is a week from today - play more then!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:35am fred:

True factoid: I first heard about Kate Bush in high school, hanging out with metalhead bikers. One was a huge fan
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:35am Joe McG:

@BLCK: Oh, nice to know! Happy 60, KB!
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:35am Listener Robert:

I'd never heard "Cloudbusting" before, but I've heard Neil Cicierega's mashup of it with...I forgot what.
  Mon. 7/23/18 11:35am TimBk:

1st acid trip was in a cabin in the mountains of North Carolina with some friends sitting across from some hippie earth mama in the dark playing this album and doing a light show with her cigarette. Transformative!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:36am Summer and Michael:

Late rising to another great late set in your always stellar show, Mr McG. Sounding terrific. Happy Monday and... thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:36am karlward:

But have you seen Skate Bush? No? Then: www.skatebush.com
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:36am ben abs:

Late to the comments board, but have been dutifully listening, lovely show Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:37am Joe McG:

Thanks, ben abs!
  Mon. 7/23/18 11:37am Mark in Toronto:

jda from Cologne, do you know Guido from Cologne?
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:37am Listener Robert:

I've also seen Poopy Lungstuffing's YouTubes of her doing Kate Bush.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:38am fred:

Underplayed Prince track, thanks Joe
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:39am Roberto:

OK so Sign o' the Times was Roberto's quintessential senior year in college soundtrack, but for the experience as a whole, it's got to be Hounds of Love.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:41am Krys O.:

Yes, the Last Poets with Jimi!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:42am Mick:

Great Story Corner Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:42am fred:

@Roberto: Kate Bush and Prince pretty much sum up my high school years. Only New Order is missing
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:42am Joe McG:

Thanks, Mick! This is a long story, but it has a good ending!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:44am Krys O.:

I have the Trilogy comp from Celluloid.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:49am BennettCap:

That was da bomb, baby!
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:50am tadpoles:

Story Corner every week please Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:51am fred:

Dolly! I get a lot of grief at work because I like her. My cowboy boots are probably not helping
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:52am Krys O.:

That's got to be Charlie McCoy on harmonica.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:52am Ken From Hyde Park:

Suzy Hotrod played on of Johnny Cash's many story songs last night: "One Piece at a Time."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:52am northguineahills:

Dolly, auto-clicky!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:52am Ken From Hyde Park:

> played one of <
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:53am Joe McG:

@Ken: A classic!
  Mon. 7/23/18 11:54am melinda:

I like Richard Cory, didn't know Them did this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:54am Joe McG:

Thanks for listening, everybody! Have a fabulous week, and I'll see you next time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:55am Krys O.:

Thanks for another excellent show, Joe!
Avatar    Mon. 7/23/18 11:56am TheLoneliestMonk:

see ya, JoeMac!
  Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:57am 12539:

¡Thanks Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:57am fred:

Thanks Joe. I'm taking Mondays off until the end of next month, so I'll probably check in again
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:58am Sem:

Merci, Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:58am steveo:

thank you, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:58am Itzall Ablurr:

Just checked in; your (Joe) comments board is INSANE! SO active.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:59am pantz:

Thanks for the show, Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 7/23/18 11:59am Krys O.:

Wilhelm Reich was Kate's inspiration on that album.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 7/23/18 11:59am Little Danny:

Great show Joe, thanks!
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