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Options October 31, 2018: I'm always willing to give people a chance to prove they're not worth my time.

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Artist Track Album Approx. start time
The Young Lions (Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons, et al.)  Fat Lady   Options The Young Lions  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Kevin Ayers  Town Feeling   Options Joy of a Toy  0:04:24 (Pop‑up)
Troker  Dynamo   Options Imperfecto  0:09:06 (Pop‑up)
Mélissa Laveaux  Twa fey   Options Radyo siwèl  0:13:15 (Pop‑up)
Lizzy Mercier Descloux  Women Don't Like Me   Options One for the Soul  0:17:49 (Pop‑up)
 
The Bird & the Bee  So You Say   Options Please Clap Your Hands  0:24:19 (Pop‑up)
The Blue Aeroplanes  Worry Beads   Options Rough Music  0:27:00 (Pop‑up)
Fred Pallem & Le Sacre du Tympan  L’Odyssée   Options L’Odyssée  0:29:24 (Pop‑up)
Kadhja Bonet  Procession   Options Childqueen  0:32:26 (Pop‑up)
Jacky Terrasson  Somebody That I Used to Know   Options Take This  0:35:36 (Pop‑up)
The Mighty Sparrow  Punto Negro   Options Tatoo Woman  0:38:55 (Pop‑up)
Hailu Mergia  Yegle Nesh   Options Hailu  0:41:27 (Pop‑up)
 
Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks  Solid Silk   Options Sparkle Hard  0:48:35 (Pop‑up)
Reno Bo  Strange Maps   Options Lessons from a Shooting Star  0:52:45 (Pop‑up)
Ultra Beauty  Get Pure   Options Ultra Beauty EP  0:56:49 (Pop‑up)
Ellen Foley  M.P.H.   Options Spirit of St. Louis  0:59:37 (Pop‑up)
Ray Collins Hot-Club  Elephant Parade   Options Tohuwabohu  1:02:48 (Pop‑up)
Andrew Bird  Fitz and the Dizzyspells   Options Noble Beast  1:05:41 (Pop‑up)
Makoto Ozone  A Happy Cat   Options The Trio  1:09:04 (Pop‑up)
 
Jefferson Airplane  Greasy Heart   Options Crown of Creation  1:17:35 (Pop‑up)
Foo Fighters  Headwires   Options There Is Nothing Left to Lose  1:20:36 (Pop‑up)
Guided by Voices  Everyone Thinks I'm a Raincloud (When I'm Not Looking)   Options Half Smiles of the Decomposed  1:25:04 (Pop‑up)
Crack the Sky  Hold On   Options Crack the Sky  1:28:28 (Pop‑up)
Japanese Breakfast  The Woman that Loves You   Options Japanese Breakfast on Audiotree Live  1:30:53 (Pop‑up)
 
Hank Crawford (w/Christian McBride & Jimmy Cobb)  Mr. Walker   Options West of 5th  1:37:02 (Pop‑up)
Amber Arcades  Simple Song   Options European Heartbreak  1:41:06 (Pop‑up)
Britta Phillips  I Am a Child   Options Cinnamon Girl: Women Artists Cover Neil Young  1:43:40 (Pop‑up)
Jeff Beck  Diamond Dust   Options Blow by Blow  1:47:07 (Pop‑up)
Tame Impala  Yes I'm Changing   Options Currents  1:55:20 (Pop‑up)
 
Sly & the Family Stone  Runnin' Away   Options There's a Riot Going On  2:03:34 (Pop‑up)
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever  Talking Straight   Options Hope Downs  2:06:03 (Pop‑up)
See Through Dresses  Little Apple Rot   Options End of Days  2:09:36 (Pop‑up)
Suddenly, Tammy!  Whole Lotta Girl (alternate)   Options Soil X Samples 7" single (1995)  2:12:41 (Pop‑up)
Jennifer Castle  Texas   Options Angel of Death  2:15:24 (Pop‑up)
Diesel  Queen Jane Approximately   Options Americana  2:18:34 (Pop‑up)
 
McDonald and Giles  Birdman: The Inventor's Dream, The Workshop, Wishbone Ascension, Birdman Flies!, Wings In The Sunset, Birdman - The Reflection   Options McDonald and Giles  2:27:21 (Pop‑up)
 
Yowler  Angel   Options Black Dog in My Path  2:51:01 (Pop‑up)
Danger Twins  New Fav Thing   Options Just Got Real  2:54:15 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

  Wed. 10/31/18 2:41pm brainiac:

I'm sittin' here, la, la
Waiting for my ya ya
Uh huh
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 3:11pm Listening Out There:

I'm here...
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 3:12pm Irwin:

That's three of us.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 3:17pm Mick:

Happy Halloween everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 3:17pm The Oscar:

Fourth!
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 3:18pm Hoboken Jack:

Six
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 3:18pm Irwin:

Twelfth!
  Wed. 10/31/18 3:18pm otto:

meep meep
Avatar Wed. 10/31/18 3:19pm Glennz_Cat:

Don't sell yourself short. There's more of us out here
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 3:20pm Little Danny:

Hey errbody
Avatar Wed. 10/31/18 3:21pm Wild Neil||Peace All:

My son is a Talking Toilet today (Captain Underpants). I am Flavor Flav. Yeah, boyeeeeee!
Avatar Wed. 10/31/18 3:21pm glenn:

i'm not quite sure how decca records got my email addy, but at least now i know that jeff goldblum's new record is out this month. be still, my heart.
  Wed. 10/31/18 3:21pm katharsis:

Here
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 3:22pm Lixiviated Life:

Irwinnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn !
  Wed. 10/31/18 3:23pm brainiac:

If The Old Codger is here with us, let him knock three times
  Wed. 10/31/18 3:24pm spodiodi:

bring on the xmas music
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 3:24pm Hoboken Jack:

Not to be confused with NJ's own Richard & the Young Lions.
  Wed. 10/31/18 3:25pm judy from croton:

Unmistakable voice
  Wed. 10/31/18 3:26pm judy from croton:

Of Whatshername.
Oh my god! I cannot remember!
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 3:26pm Hoboken Jack:

I have a grainy photo of Kenny G grabbing a late afternoon coffee with Sabu last Wednesday.
  Wed. 10/31/18 3:27pm judy from croton:

Inara George. Whew.
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 3:27pm Irwin:

Lowell's daughter.
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 3:38pm Hoboken Jack:

I thought I recognized this melody!
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 3:42pm Little Danny:

This is stunning, this Mighty Sparrow
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 3:46pm Michael 98145:

As long as we are in the Frolic Room, what is the drink special today?
  Wed. 10/31/18 3:47pm brainiac:

Formaldehyde
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 3:48pm Michael 98145:

heh
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 3:50pm Irwin:

At the Frolic Room in September, I sipped the greatest Margarita ever in my life. Top shelf stuff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 3:52pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I'ma has a bottle uh SmartPop 'fore I hauntz NorthNewEngland up here!...cheers...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 3:54pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I unnerstan Irwin has SmartPop on tap...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 3:54pm Michael 98145:

at least some things have been preserved in LA County
  Wed. 10/31/18 3:56pm Jay:

Reminds me a little of Tobin Sprout <3!
  Wed. 10/31/18 4:00pm oks:

Need Joe Frank back <3
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 4:02pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

JOE FOREVER
  Wed. 10/31/18 4:02pm brainiac:

Topic: Ellen Foley broke up The Clash who were going to break up anyway in the same way Yoko broke up the Beatles. Discuss among yourselves.
  Wed. 10/31/18 4:03pm spodiodi:

less warbly
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 4:03pm Irwin:

When she went solo she broke up Meatloaf.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 4:07pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

(...has no EllenFoley puns...dammit...)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 4:08pm Spankyflop:

I was walking across the street in Philadelphia wearing a WFMU shirt and an elderly African-American woman yelled "WFMUUUUU - The David and Goliath Showwwww!' to me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 4:09pm Spankyflop:

I've been a listener for about 18 years, and I'd never heard of that show. When I googled it I found out it was on like 40 years ago.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 4:11pm Michael 98145:

that is some deep history
  Wed. 10/31/18 4:15pm yips:

Yoko ono broke up sonic youth
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 4:15pm Roberto:

Here's hoping your cat is a happy cat!
  Wed. 10/31/18 4:17pm flashbazbo:

I if no one is offended I'll do it. Someone has to
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 4:18pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Gracie B-day yesterday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 4:20pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...a Scorpio Hare Year like me : )) ...
Avatar Wed. 10/31/18 4:21pm andaloudog:

Greasy thank you
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 4:23pm Roberto:

I was obsessed with this Foo Fighters album for the first few months of the millennium.
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 4:23pm Irwin:

I can never get enough of this song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 4:24pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...loves DaveGrohl...sick of DaveGrohl
...don't hate this DaveGrohl!!...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 4:25pm Alison Porchnik:

I feel like I've been fighting foo all my life.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 4:25pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...should just have a band w/ McCartney & they can Edit each other...
Wull - a Foo is a UFO - that's Halloweeny...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 4:28pm Michael 98145:

a foo fight is a good fight
  🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 4:30pm Kenny rotten:

Great show Irwin!
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 4:35pm Little Danny:

thanks for bringing Japanese Breakfast/Little Big League to my attention Irwin
  Wed. 10/31/18 4:36pm brainiac:

Michelle Zauner sings like Abra Moore, or the other way around.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 4:39pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Terre T, a bright and shining ray of sunshine. I need an apron marathon premium.
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 4:41pm Little Danny:

I barely recognized this as "Mr. Walker." Great composition!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 4:41pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...oh - C. McBride...thot somebody was working them giant Bass strings pretty hard!...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 4:45pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Neil's a Scorp too...see! We ain't so bad...
Avatar Wed. 10/31/18 4:46pm Sean B.:

Britta Phillips is a Godess.
Avatar Wed. 10/31/18 4:48pm Sean B.:

Goddess...;Sorry Irwin. I know how you are abou those things.
Avatar Wed. 10/31/18 4:49pm Sean B.:

Dang I haven't heard "Diamond Dust" in ages. Nice!.
  Wed. 10/31/18 4:50pm judy from croton:

A hint of Last Tango in Paris, non? Thats french
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 4:50pm Michael 98145:

thanks again, Irwin •♫
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 4:51pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

R'n'R Hall of Fame :
...'they say I should be proud of the yARdbiRdS
- but they kicked me out! - so F*%% them !!''
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 4:52pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I found Beck Live - hallucinatory...wow.
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 4:53pm Irwin:

BbB continues to shine 43 years later. Produced by Geo. Martin. Too bad they couldn't get Miles on the session.
  Wed. 10/31/18 4:54pm olgumbah:

diamond dust Jeff capital th Passaic NJ with Bernard pretty purdie on drums.a pretty good night..thanks ol pal...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 4:54pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

How you think 'Wired' compares?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:03pm Michael 98145:

too much blow can do that
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 5:05pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...the story in the Miles Davis bio he's in an elevator w/ a guy - asking him what he's doing in his car - ?!?!...good times...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:06pm Wendy del Formaggio:

When I was a teenager, I "borrowed" this Sly & The Fam Stone 7" record from my mom's collection. I still haven't returned it and I'm in my 40s. Whoops! Sorry, Mom.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:09pm Lunchbox3030:

hey irwin and all above :) been gone for about 2 months for work, but its good to be back to some quality broadcasting. got some archived stuff to catch up on too. really enjoyed the jeff beck cut, will have to explore him further...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 5:20pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Listening to all the old Dylan. Important to have clattering around in one's head...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 5:23pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

'What Elvis did for our Bodies, Dylan did for our Minds.'
- Brooce
Avatar Wed. 10/31/18 5:27pm dale:

hello irwin. rock tavern is between goshen and the newburgh area on orange county ny.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:27pm Carmichael:

Jeff Beck is a fully electric screaming guitar machine piece of wizardry.
Avatar Wed. 10/31/18 5:27pm dale:

the orange county chopper family is from there, but don't hold it against everyone in rock tavern.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:30pm Carmichael:

Is this without Fripp and the other Giles?
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:30pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Great to hear some McD & Giles. Damn the Prog Police!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:30pm Mick:

The Conor McPherson/Dylan show "Girl from the North Country" at the Public is worth checking out, if you're into that kind of thing
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:30pm Irwin:

The other Giles is on the album playing bass.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:31pm Ken From Hyde Park:

@dale - Is there a bar made out of stones there? I'll bet the bartenders are sick of people asking for one "on the rocks"!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:32pm Carmichael:

Oh, and Pete Sinfield. I'm beginning to like this.
  Wed. 10/31/18 5:32pm olgumbah:

MacDonald N Giles...so sweet....Michael giles. a crafty drummer I never seen
Avatar Wed. 10/31/18 5:32pm dale:

ken, there's a place called sculley's tavern that is a real dive and probably a gold mine.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 5:32pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yeah skrew ProgCops.
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:33pm Irwin:

In the midst of flashy mathy prog, a simple blues pattern.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 5:33pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...uh-oh..does that make it Fusion?...I'm takin' notes...
Avatar Wed. 10/31/18 5:34pm Dr. Goot:

Yes indeed, a smoove groove indeed!
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:34pm KevinfromBayRidge:

So much for the pattern!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:35pm Mick:

This is fab!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:35pm Carmichael:

It's a prog pattern, Kevin ... :)
Avatar Wed. 10/31/18 5:36pm Dr. Goot:

Thanks for the choons, Big I. Happy Halloween - youtu.be...
  Wed. 10/31/18 5:37pm Jeffrey:

What an amazing record. Bought it when new and have enjoyed if for 50 years!
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:37pm Irwin:

Entire side B of their only LP. The 2002 CD remaster is fabulous. Greater clarity on everything. This work was slated for King Crimson, but McDonald left the group and took the suite with him.
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:38pm Irwin:

Also took their drummer!
  Wed. 10/31/18 5:39pm Roger:

Thanks for playing McDonald & Giles Irwin, I forgot how good this album was. It's been sitting unplayed in my collection many many years!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:40pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Huh, I was certain Lyle would drop in today to make jokes about skeletons and trom-bones.
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:40pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Played the grooves off of this f-cker in the day!
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:41pm Irwin:

Lyle's on the road steering the equipment van for the Blowfish minus Hootie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 5:44pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...reminds me of 'United States of America' right here...
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:45pm Irwin:

Late in the track, Giles (Michael) starts overplaying the drums a bit. Should've been more subtle. Don't know why they didn't hire me as project director.
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:47pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Maybe "Tomorrow's People" some other time, Mr Chusid?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:48pm CHUCK ROAST:

in Glen Burnie, MD Irwin, if u get a chance, ask Tony Colter how Crack The Sky, a band from Weirton, WV, came to be known as a Balto. band. Great urban myth tale...his name usually comes up
  Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 5:48pm High Water Sound:

The Grand Wazoo would be a nice follow up in the future
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 5:49pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...reminds...something...'Alan's Psych Breakfast' ?? - horns...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 5:49pm mcgreivey:

I got the new Crack the Sky record. I've listened to it once, so far. I don't think I like it (yet?). It doesn't sound right. Too ...something...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 5:49pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...cause - yerknow - everybody plays this...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:49pm Carmichael:

God DAMN boy, that was a mighty fine piece o' music right thar.
Avatar Wed. 10/31/18 5:49pm dale:

that was jazz prog. jogg. or prazz.
  Wed. 10/31/18 5:50pm spaceman one:

It’s a fine album.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:52pm Lunchbox3030:

a fabulous 20 mins of prog. at risk of sounding like an old man, they just dont make em like they used to
  Wed. 10/31/18 5:56pm Laura L:

Boo! Busy day--thanks for a nice show. Happy Halloween!
  Wed. 10/31/18 5:56pm Ross T.:

"McDonald and Giles" -- wow cool thanks! Brings me back to WMUM "underground" radio out of Lake Worth FL -- they played this one a lot in their trippy suites.

Wonder if the couples on the cover are still together....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/31/18 5:57pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

All Treats - fewer Tricks than one might expect!...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/31/18 5:59pm chris:

thanks, Irwin!
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