Options Sophisticated Boom Boom with Sheila B.: Playlist from December 14, 2018 Options

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Female-fronted pop from the past, present, and future; from all over the globe. And the occasional man.

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Options December 14, 2018: GET ME TO THE CHURCH ON TIME! A show of spirit-lifting, soul-stirring, life-affirming, heart-stopping, spine-tingling, tear-inducing, choir-backed, ecstatic, religious, spiritual, and secular songs that have been touched by the divine!

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Images New Approx. start time
Maya Angelou & Matty Steinkamp  A Rock, A River, A Tree (Live)   Options You Racist, Sexist, Bigot. Soundtrack  Self-released  2018      *   0:00:00 ()
Stevie Wonder  Higher Ground   Options Innervisions  Motown  1973   
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  0:04:50 ()
Jackson Sisters  I Believe In Miracles   Options Funked! Volume 2 1973-1977  Universal Records  2001  From 1973 / Thanks to the Duane Train for hipping me to this gem of a record!      0:08:46 ()
The Monkees  I'm A Believer   Options   Colgems  1966        0:13:07 ()
Aretha Franklin  How I Got Over   Options Amazing Grace  Atlantic  1972   
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  0:15:53 ()
Norman Greenbaum  Spirit In the Sky   Options Spirit In the Sky - The Definitive Anthology  Sony Music  2003  From 1969      0:20:27 ()
New Order  True Faith (Shep Pettibone Remix)   Options True Faith  Factory  1988   
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  0:24:42 ()
Marlena Shaw  Wade In the Water   Options   Cadet  1966        0:29:55 ()
 
Maria Bayo  Baïlèro   Options Marie-Joseph Canteloube: Chants D'Auvergne Et Chants Des Pays Basques  Auvidis  1998        0:38:17 ()
Langley Schools Music Project  God Only Knows   Options   Bar/None Records  2001  From 1976/77 
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  0:44:32 ()
Bill Withers  Lean On Me   Options The Best Of Bill Withers  Sony Music Entertainment  1994  From 1972      0:47:48 ()
Etta James  God's Song (That's Why I Love Mankind)   Options The Essential Etta James  Chess  1993  From 1973 / Written by Randy Newman      0:51:44 ()
George Michael  Praying For Time   Options Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1  Sony Music  1990   
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  0:55:45 ()
Nina Simone  He's Got the Whole World in His Hands   Options Nina Simone & Her Friends  Betheleham Records  2014   
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  0:59:49 ()
 
Alice Coltrane  Om Rama   Options World Spirituality Classics 1, The Ecstatic Music Of Alice Coltrane  Luaka Bop  2017  Thanks Scott Williams! 
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  1:08:20 ()
Madonna  Like A Prayer (Shep Pettibone Remix)   Options Like A Prayer (DeLuxe)  Sire  1989   
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  1:16:52 ()
Elbertina "Twinkie" Clark  Awake O Zion   Options You Brought The Sunshine - The Sound Of Gospel Recordings 1976-1981  Westbound  2017  From 1981 
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  1:21:13 ()
Fantastic Plastic Machine  There Must Be An Angel (Playing With MY Heart) Tanimoody Mix   Options Les Plus  Readymade  2001  Thanks Daniel Blumin!      1:26:20 ()
Fairuz  Le Beirut   Options Legend: The Best of Fairuz  EMI Music Arabia  2006        1:30:28 ()
 
The Chiffons  My Sweet Lord   Options Sweet Talkin' Girls: The Best Of The Chiffons  Stateside  2006  From 1975 / MY SINGLE OF THE WEEK!      1:38:51 ()
Lavern Baker  Saved   Options   Atlantic  1961        1:41:35 ()
Marie & Rex  I Can’t Sit Down   Options   Carlton  1959        1:44:04 ()
Les Amazones De Guinee  Salimou   Options A Coeur De Paris  Editions Syliphone Conakry  1983  Thanks Rob Weisberg! 
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  1:46:54 ()
The Spinners  I'll Be Around   Options Spinners  Atlantic  2005  From 1975      1:52:38 ()
Aretha Franklin  I Say A Little Prayer   Options   N/A  N/A  From 1968      1:55:59 ()
Theola Kilgore  This Is My Prayer   Options   Serock  1963        1:58:58 ()
Patti Labelle & the Blue Bells  You’ll Never Walk Alone   Options Cameo Parkway 1957-1967 (Original Hit Recordings)  ABKCO  2005  From 1963      2:01:35 ()
 
New Jersey Mass Choir  I Want To Know What Love Is   Options A-Men Golden Gospel Greats  Malaco Records  1987  Thanks Sasha of Paid By the Tear!      2:10:18 ()
Syreeta  To Know You Is To Love You   Options Stevie Wonder Presents Syreeta  Motown  2004  From 1972 / Thanks Scott Williams! 
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  2:13:59 ()
Peter Gabriel with Kate Bush  Don't Give Up   Options So  Parlophone  1986        2:20:04 ()
The Impressions  People Get Ready   Options Chartbusters USA 3  Ace Records  2003  From 1965      2:25:53 ()
Aretha Franklin  Climbing Higher Mountains   Options Amazing Grace  Atlantic  1972        2:28:27 ()
The Barry Sisters  Hava Nagila   Options Their Greatest Yiddish Hits  Legacy International  1988  From 1959      2:31:09 ()
 
Ike & Tina Turner  River Deep Mountain High   Options Simply the Best  Parlophone  1991  From 1966 / Thanks Nake K. of Burn It Down!      2:37:37 ()
The Stovall Sisters  Spirit In the Sky   Options The Stovall Sisters  Warner Bros.  1971  They sang backing on Norman Greenbaum's version 
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  2:40:46 ()
Throwing Muses  Amazing Grace   Options Counting Backwards  4AD  1990   
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  2:43:56 ()
George Harrison  My Sweet Lord   Options All Things Must Pass  Parlophone  1970        2:47:27 ()
Dr. Charles G. Hayes and The Cosmopolitan Church Of Prayer Choir  Jesus Can Work It Out   Options   N/A  N/A  From 1980 / Thanks Steve Stein!      2:51:50 ()

Listener comments!

  Fri. 12/14/18 2:48pm P-90:

Wishing you an absolutely glorious holiday season, DJ Sheila B !
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:01pm Jocelyn:

Happy Friday everyone!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:01pm RomanDogBird:

helloooo
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:01pm steveo:

hi! e. e. ba?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:02pm The Contessa:

Hello Sheila! Hello everyone…
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:02pm ncjay:

good afternoon Sheila and company!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:03pm EG_Astro:

hello hello!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:03pm battleaxe:

Boom Boom to all!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:03pm listener james from westwood:

Afternoon, Sheila and all!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:03pm Adrian in London:

*wearily* Is it 2019 yet?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:04pm EG_Astro:

So excited for today's show!!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:04pm P-90:

メリークリスマス!ばんざい!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:04pm The Oscar:

Afternoon! This show is already amazing.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:04pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Yeah! Testify, sister! (In a most sophisticated manner.)
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:04pm Cooh John:

Hello djsheilab and sophisticates. Been out for a while but back with a boom boom!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 3:05pm dale:

wow. just wow.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 3:05pm dale:

any love for the late miss nancy wilson this afternoon sheila?
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 3:05pm Sem:

Hello, SheilaB, and all. Rousing start, thank you.
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:06pm lpcoverlover:

Whoo hoo! Blast off!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:06pm JasoninBoston:

BOOM! Hello Sheila!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:06pm b wad:

Good evening from Tel Aviv Sheila
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:06pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Red Hot Chili Peppers!

No, not them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:07pm tim from champaign:

Excellent start, Sheila! Hi everybody.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:07pm steveo:

10/10 would crank this up
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:08pm steveo:

mad chills
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 3:08pm djsheilab:

Speakers on FULL BLAST! Happy Friday friends! I can't tell you psyched I am to bring you this show today!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:09pm P-90:

If you were lucky enough to hear Maya Angelou address an audience in person, you know she was electrifyingly charismatic...
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 3:09pm still b/p:

From Siri when asked to tell a joke: How do you know how heavy a chili pepper is?
Give it a weigh, give it a weigh, give it a weigh, now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:10pm JtotheK:

arriving in time for the Jackson Sisters, yay! (sheila: i still haven't found this 45. if i find 2 copies in a 50 cent bin someday - i'll let you know!) hi sheilaB, hi boom boomers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:11pm EG_Astro:

oh wow still b/p!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 3:11pm dale:

home and listening through an actual stereo receiver - with speakers. remember those?
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:12pm P-90:

Instant 70s flashback
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 3:13pm djsheilab:

JtotheK! still b/p! P-90! Jocelyn! RomanDogBird! steveo! The Contessa! ncjay! EG_Astro! battleaxe! listenerjames! Adrian In London! The Oscar! Ken from Hyde Park! Cooh John! dale! Sem! lpcoverlover! JasonInBoston! steveo! Exclamation points for everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:13pm JtotheK:

re: i believe in miracles -- sheilaB have you ever listened to the mark capanni 45 i believe in miracles on capitol? (and apologies if i've mentioned/asked ((multiple)) times before!)
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:15pm Adrian in London:

Ooohhhh, The Monkees. Better than The Beatles and I’ll take on any man of my fighting weight in the district who disagrees.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 3:15pm djsheilab:

JtotheK—I've never heard it. I'll check it out! I don't have the Jackson Sisters 45 either sadly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:15pm steveo:

""I'm a Believer" is a song composed by Neil Diamond"
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:16pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Yay for the occasional Saturday morning TV band!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:16pm The Oscar:

Man, I could go for watching some Monkees. Maybe I'll fire up Head over the weekend.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:17pm chris:

hi, Sheila and folks.
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:17pm lpcoverlover:

Here comes Aretha! On fire!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:17pm Adrian in London:

I’m a Believer was played as the congregation walked out of the church at Go-Betweens’ Grant McLennan’s funeral
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:17pm Brian in UK:

Hello djsheilab, Monkees, great pop. Better than Les Beatles?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:18pm loveless:

Joining in with the hellos to everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:18pm JtotheK:

@sheilaB, if you check it out and like it - be advised it's as expensive as the jackson sisters 45... SIGH.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 3:19pm djsheilab:

Hey chris! loveless! Brian in UK!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:19pm Mark Hurst:

Loving this opening set, Sheila
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:19pm sweet cheri:

howdy Sheila and all, Sheila rember last week when I asked you what was the worst holiday gift that you ever got? well, have you thought about it?
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:20pm JasoninBoston:

@Oscar-have you ever seen 33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee? It's a TV special with Brian Auger, Julie Driscoll, Fats Domino and Jerry Lee Lewis!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:20pm annie:

listening from another room... :)
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 3:21pm djsheilab:

Thanks Mark Hurst!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 3:21pm Sem:

Nice change up!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 3:21pm djsheilab:

Hey sweet cheri + annie!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:22pm Nate K:

Top-notch fuzz on this classic.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 3:22pm djsheilab:

sweet cheri—Oops! I haven't.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 3:22pm djsheilab:

Nate K! Hey!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:24pm Cooh John:

Taking me back to my transistor radio-spent youth.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:24pm steveo:

according to the wikipedia article for this song, Greenbaum is Jewish :)
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 3:24pm still b/p:

The documentary of that full Aretha performaance just came out after being shelved for years in a dispute with her, and because separately recorded sound wasn't in sync. Not sure why that factor would be so infernally difficult that it would hold up finishing the thing. Tedious and tough, maybe, but nearly impossible...? ..from two nights of performance?
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:26pm listener james from westwood:

Yay, New Order!!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:28pm Jocelyn:

I wish I had a transistor radio youth. Mine was a pink then a mint green Sharp QT-50
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 3:28pm dale:

adrian in mod london - horsebreaker star is a great album.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:29pm tim from champaign:

Really, really awesome set, Sheila!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:29pm Itzall Ablurr:

OK, chair dancing became full on office dancing. Thanks for the New Order!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 3:29pm dale:

jocelyn - those were the plush pets and flavoradios of the 80s.
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:30pm Cooh John:

Jocelen, mine was turquoise with a leather holder. Now djsheilab has me pining for my MTV college daze (sic).
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:30pm RomanDogBird:

such a great mix of songs
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:30pm Jocelyn:

Loving the New Order
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:31pm tneeld:

I only just discovered that I can only do karaoke to British New Wave. Not sure why that took so long to figure out.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 3:31pm dale:

....and that radio/cassette is in the collection of the henry ford museum. it's an 'artifact' now.

www.thehenryford.org...
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:31pm Jocelyn:

Dale, I still have it too!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:32pm Adrian in London:

This was my childhood transistor radio. For those of you in the UK of a certain vintage you’ll agree that it looks like Zippy from Rainbow. A few years ago I saw one for sale in Paul Smith Covent Garden for silly money https://goo.gl/images/Pu6R6c
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:33pm lpcoverlover:

Whooh, a rocker from Marlena Shaw. Gotta find this one!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:35pm Jocelyn:

Something from my youth is now an artifact? I'm a dinosaur!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:36pm listener james from westwood:

I feel like this is when John Belushi finally Gets It in the James Brown scene of "The Blues Brothers" and begins glowing!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:36pm P-90:

Well, I already knew I’d have to see the Aretha movie, but NOW, after THAT endorsement......
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 3:36pm JakeGould:

Hello and happiness to you too DJ Sheila B! This set has been amazing. And brightening up my day… Truly!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:36pm steveo:

hey @Itzall -- Yesterday I first heard about TNR for the first time from you and today there's a big article in the Times!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:37pm Ken From Hyde Park:

"Can you see the light?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:38pm Mark Hurst:

@James, agree! Favorite movie.
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:38pm Adrian in London:

@Dale Yes, but all of Grant’s albums are great
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:38pm loveless:

@Dale and Jocelyn I have two — grey/red combo. They are still in service and working well. A museum piece, naw a workhorse.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:39pm Itzall Ablurr:

steveo, not saying I have certain precognitive gifts but I AM saying my grandmother could do stuff like this all the time. Very cool, thanks for letting me know the "signal" is clear!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:40pm steveo:

:)
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 3:40pm djsheilab:

Thanks JakeGould! I'm so glad it's working for you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:41pm Itzall Ablurr:

But more importantly, VERY happy to know that people are spreading the word about the benefits of Trap-Neuter (or spay) and Release for ferals.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:41pm annie:

holy shit,this is beautiful....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:41pm annie:

it hurts...
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:42pm Ken From Hyde Park:

And the Penguin cracks annie on the knuckles with her ruler.
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:42pm Jocelyn:

I'm with you, Annie
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:42pm Itzall Ablurr:

Wow, Sheila-B, you are really putting us through some military-grade emo calisthenics today, my dear... *sniffle, sniff*
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 3:43pm djsheilab:

annie—Isn't it? Truly. Truly. Truly.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 3:43pm djsheilab:

Haha! I'm delighted to hear it Itzall Ablurr.
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:43pm sweet cheri:

Sheila, let me tell you about my worst holiday gift that I ever got, it was back in grade school when a losey teacher gave the entire class a crummy pen and pencial set, I REALLY REALLY hated it!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:44pm Itzall Ablurr:

Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaugh!!! *snurfle*
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:44pm Robert Tables:

Beautiful!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:46pm EG_Astro:

sooo good!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:46pm Itzall Ablurr:

OK. I am OK. Sheesh, the last time a piece of music hit me like this was the first time I heard Sibelius' "Swan of Tuonela".
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:46pm P-90:

Beautiful performance of Bailero. One of the famous “Folk Songs of Auvergne”
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:47pm Jocelyn:

The Langley schools project!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:47pm The Oscar:

Langley School! Their version of "Calling Occupants..." gives me chills, in a way that neither the Carpenters version nor the Klaatu version does. Something about that song coming from a bunch of anonymous Canadian school children makes it real for me.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 3:48pm βrian:

Loved that Maria Bayo.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 3:48pm JakeGould:

I LOVE THESE KIDS!!! ♥
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:48pm P-90:

Wouldn’t seem like Christmas without some Langley School selections
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:48pm sweet cheri:

hey Jocelyn, what's up?
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 3:49pm zpulpa:

This is the reverence I hope to keep close by going into the weekend and beyond. Thank you Sheila!!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:50pm Travisano66:

Sheila, you are amazing. You are very lucky and we are very lucky that you can play whatever you want. Those last tow pieces were very moving.
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:50pm Jocelyn:

Hi sweet Cheri
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 3:50pm JakeGould:

@SweetCheri: Today is John Lurie’s birthday. What do you think of that!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:50pm Ben Abs:

@adrian - now, if you were to make those claims about the monkees against The Beach Boys, well, pistols at dawn on the south bank
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 3:50pm djsheilab:

What a lovely thing to say! Thank you Travisano66!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:50pm Itzall Ablurr:

Dear lord, SheelerBee have you no mercy?!? BILL. freaking. WITHERS, now?!? OWoooooWOOOOO-hooo... (tissues, please)
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 3:50pm djsheilab:

Thanks zpulpa!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:50pm David:

Caught the last 4 songs of the first set, and on the second half –– this is one of the all-time great sets; the entire recording should be available to, like, the nation & the world for the holidays.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:51pm NotARealDoctor:

Just popping on for a moment! Hi Sheila B and fellow listeners! I just love how inspiring and uplifting your show has been so far today! What a boon on a gloomy Friday!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:52pm Cooh John:

Wish modern pop songs had more of this positive energy.
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:52pm Daybreak, the Human:

Lean on Me is one of the 2 songs that I did my best to sing to my son, 2 years ago when he was 3, to help him sleep. The other is Stand by Me. Neither is super is or exactly in my range but they are peaceful and positive and a 3 year old never questions your singing abilities if you are singing it from your heart.

Thanks for the memory!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 3:52pm djsheilab:

David! Wow! Thanks! I hope this is something people can revisit when they're feeling blue.
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:53pm sweet cheri:

I really don't know what to think about that, jake.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 3:53pm djsheilab:

Me too, Cooh John!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:53pm The Oscar:

For some reason, "God's Song" has always been one of my go-to songs to sing in the shower. I'm not sure what that says about me.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 3:53pm djsheilab:

Thanks NotARealDoctor!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 3:54pm djsheilab:

Both such sweet, sweet songs, Daybreak, the Human. He's growing up with the best!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:55pm Jocelyn:

Sheila, all of your shows are revisits for a myriad of reasons. You've got something for every mood, emotion or journey.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 3:55pm tneeld:

Ack - this reminds me of that Randy Newman song you played WAY back at the beginning of your time at WFMU (the melancholia shows.) That one devastated me, so this show is some kind of opposite.
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:55pm Ben Abs:

@jake I think it means i will be listening to voice of chunk this eve. Also, thanks for a superb show Sheila, hello Daybreak!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:56pm sweet cheri:

so Sheila, you need more time to think about my question?
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:57pm ?:

give it a rest george.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 3:58pm djsheilab:

Thanks Ben Abs!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 3:58pm JakeGould:

The WeeGee photo on that George Michael LP is sooooo good. Always.
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:58pm P-90:

I had a hunch George would make an appearance today!
  Fri. 12/14/18 3:59pm sweet cheri:

@? OHHH NOT YOU, AGAIN?!?!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:00pm Michael 98145:

just popping in to send you aloha from the island of Maui.
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:01pm Jocelyn:

Aloha Michael!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:01pm steveo:

i just accidentally hit the keyboard shortcut for "visualize" in itunes during the george michael and it was pretty perfect
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 4:01pm djsheilab:

Aloha Michael 98145!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:02pm Passaic River Blues:

@Jake: Absolutely. That Coney Island shot is magical.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:02pm listener james from westwood:

Maui for December? Sweet!!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:03pm Michael 98145:

we highly recommend it ☼
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:04pm Jocelyn:

Cheri, I don't think any gifts are bad or worse. Sure there's a lot of "What will I do with this?" But bad? No. When someone gives, that in itself is a gift. We might not ever wear that sweater that doesn't suit our style or devour that fruitcake but it was all given with good intent so that is a good thing.
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:04pm Ben Abs:

Once passed George in the street, he was a gent
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 4:05pm The Contessa:

@Ben Abs, nice to hear
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:06pm JakeGould:

Awww… Metallica can be jubilant when they sing “Master of Puppets.” Anyway, back to true happiness and positive sadness.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 4:06pm NotARealDoctor:

That's a wonderful sentiment Jocelyn! I couldn't agree more.
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:06pm Daybreak, the Human:

I’m no longer religious but am enjoying the introspection on what is between people and what is beyond what we can see.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 4:07pm Itzall Ablurr:

What did one cannibal walking through the jungle say to the other cannibal...?
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:08pm Passaic River Blues:

God is a lie, but Nina is the light!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:08pm JakeGould:

@Itzall: He got the whole hand in is world?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 4:08pm Itzall Ablurr:

(see Ben Abs comment above)
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:08pm Cagey:

@djsheilab - this is the best. cannot wait to see the amazing grace movie!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 4:09pm djsheilab:

Muchos gracias Cagey!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:09pm Michael 98145:

@Jocelyn ... well said :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 4:09pm tim from champaign:

This is one of my favorite re-issue collections of the past few years. I hope more of the cassettes are re-issued. An exact repro of the cassettes would be great too!
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:10pm sweet cheri:

Sheila and jocelyn, I got to go now, happy holidays to SOME of you!! Jocelyn, thanks very much for lifting my spirits, i'll be back next Friday!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 4:11pm djsheilab:

Have a wonderful holiday sweet cheri!
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:15pm Jocelyn:

NotARealDoctor, I can't remember exactly how old I was but I'm guessing maybe 8 or 9. An elderly neighbour had gifted crayons and colouring books to me. I made a face and was like, Those are for babies! My parents weren't having that attitude. It was corrected quickly. A gift, liked, wanted or not is a great thing. No such thing as bad gifts.
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:15pm Ken j:

Great show, SB!!!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:18pm listener james from westwood:

Madonna?
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:18pm listener james from westwood:

Madonna!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 4:18pm EG_Astro:

woo! get dancing
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:18pm Passaic River Blues:

Oh no. This one might bring down the house.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:18pm JakeGould:

Madonna.
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:18pm Nate K:

This is one of the best pop songs of it's era, IMHO.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 4:19pm djsheilab:

Thanks Ken j!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:19pm Michael 98145:

A Digital Recording !
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:19pm Sem:

1989 was a long time ago. This brings it back.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 4:19pm EG_Astro:

i like the old top 40 pop hits thrown in, like britney last week :)
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:19pm listener james from westwood:

Pettibone getting much-deserved love this show!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 4:19pm djsheilab:

Nate K—Yesssssssssss!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:20pm dale:

i remember dancing to 'holiday' at the danceteria. that was a lifetime ago.
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:20pm Tom from Maplewood:

I was at the Brooklyn Academy of Music a few months ago. There was a show booked as an Alice Coltrane tribute. It was music such as this but not as good. After John Coltrane’s death Alice funded a commune in California. It was multi-spiritual but they did lots of chants like this. The stage was filled with (old(er)?alumni, a synth, stand up bass and drum kit. They chanted these repetitive Om Rama Rama om om chants ad nauseam all night. The hall was half empty about 45 minutes into it. A bore. But also silly.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 4:20pm djsheilab:

listener james—He's a remix KING!
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:21pm Nate K:

"its"
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:21pm Cooh John:

This show is taking us there, higher and higher.
  Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 4:22pm Mikey_B:

this version of like a prayer is a true desert island track . . . thanks for it!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:22pm dale:

i thought this last playing now was gonna be 'my woman from tokyo' - i KNOW that's not spiritual!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 4:23pm djsheilab:

Mikey_B—My pleasure!
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:24pm JoeyHeadset:

I wish one of the 7 "Christian contemporary" radio stations in my area played music like this :(
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:26pm JakeGould:

@Dale: That is a pretty good song for a “Drunk Metal Guys in Heat” show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 4:27pm annie:

glad i pre-favorited this episode..this is such a wonderful side-step from the schmaltzy christmas music on radio. presented with zero soul.. i'm in a funk and this is helping, oddly enough
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:28pm Mandy:

woah, DDR flashback
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:30pm Jocelyn:

Hope the smile stays on your face, Annie
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:31pm meredith:

What movie were you talking about earlier? Heard you raving about it but missed the title!
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:31pm Jason:

Wow, haven't heard FPM in ages. Thanks!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 4:32pm djsheilab:

meredith—Aretha Franklin's Amazing Grace documentary. A MUST MUST MUST SEE!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:32pm Passaic River Blues:

@Meredith: www.imdb.com...
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:33pm Adrian in London:

@Tom from Maplewood I considered seeing that show in London but there was some small print saying ‘Do be wary of other people’s enjoyment of the show’ and the up-right Londoner in me thought Oh no, that sounds terrifying, so I didn’t go.
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:33pm meredith:

Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 4:33pm Itzall Ablurr:

Dude. Sheila B, you are just killing it today. And no, I ain't crying!!!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 4:33pm djsheilab:

Jason—You're most welcome!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:33pm listener james from westwood:

Oh, wow, this Fairuz!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 4:33pm djsheilab:

Hahahahah! Thank you so much Itzall Ablurr!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:34pm northguineahills:

Fairuz! lo siento, didn't get around to lunch until almost 4....
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:35pm JakeGould:

What do people think about CBD oil and coffee?
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:35pm P-90:

Fairuz: way up there on the “atmospheric” meter
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 4:36pm tneeld:

@Tom from Maplewood Ahhh..that reminds me of seeing LaMonte Young at Lincoln Center in 1992 (?) I'd say 90% of the audience was gone by end of that 3 hours.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:36pm northguineahills:

@Itzall: You need to recommend us some Armenian music, all genres, all temporal planes....! (seriously, I have a dearth of anything Armenian.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:38pm northguineahills:

TBH, all I have from the Caucus region, is the Alan Lomax recordings in the 60s, and some sacred Georgian multiphonic chants.
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:38pm phillippe bastille:

happy Friday, friends
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:39pm Jocelyn:

Happy Friday NGH and Phillippe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:40pm chris:

Jake, three things about CBD and coffee - 1) it appears to be a great way to get stimulation without the aggro effects of coffee alone plus some extra anti-oxidants 2) a little cbd oil goes a long way 3) a recent study of the diamond cbd brand reveals a bunch of crap in it, including synthetic thc (i.e. spice), even though they say 100% cbd oil. sooo, if you go this route, make sure to get a trusted pure organic cbd oil. hth.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 4:40pm djsheilab:

Hey Phillippe Bastille!
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:40pm phillippe bastille:

hey Jocelyn, NGH! hope all is well
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:40pm Ken From Hyde Park:

The Iowa Caucus? That'll be here before you know it.
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:41pm lpcoverlover:

He's So Fine = My Sweet Lord. This is great Sheila!!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:41pm dale:

so when someone covered this song did george harrison make money or the person who wrote the chiffons he's so fine?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 4:42pm Itzall Ablurr:

Zartong - "Dzamone" (late 70s); give it a whirl, NorthGuineaHillsman.
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:42pm phillippe bastille:

hi Shiela! uplifting show today, much needed!
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:42pm Little Mexican Girl:

Why not both?
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:43pm frannie:

Sheila--amazing set last Saturday after the YLT show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 4:44pm tim from champaign:

I used to smoke and drink too! I'll have to listen to find out what will happen to me now that I'm no longer sinnin.
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:44pm JoeyHeadset:

To be fair, it's hard to boogie all night long without stepping on a few feet.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 4:45pm tim from champaign:

Aw man, I guess I have to get saved. Why did I quit drinkin and smokin then?
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:45pm JakeGould:

@chris: Good to know!

@KenFromHydePark: HELLO!!!!!
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:46pm Dave from Brooklyn:

Hey Ms Boom Boom, A belated thanks for"THE OVER THE RAINBOW SHOW", especially Cat's meow version.
Oh Happy Day Edwin Hawkins Singers
Georgia Lee or Chocolate Jesus, Tom Waits
Easter,Grace Slick and Jefferson Airplane
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:46pm northguineahills:

@Little Mexican Girl: "Porque ambos?"

Thanks Itzall (good thing I'm at the office alone).

hola phillipe!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:46pm JakeGould:

Maybe Marie and Rex should add CBD oil to their coffee of they have problems sitting down.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:47pm northguineahills:

errr., "porque no ambos?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 4:48pm annie:

i tried CBD, it did nothing for me. i prefer to get my relaxation on the old-fashioned way... if you can dig it.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:49pm editor_b:

Really really loving this program. Could use a little more paganism. But I'm not complaining.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:50pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, Jake. You had a nice Hanukkah?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 4:50pm GeorgeSimian:

Shiela B. is always the best
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 4:50pm djsheilab:

Haha...I didn't think of that! But I'm glad you're digging!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 4:50pm tim from champaign:

This just occurred to me...is today's show an antidote to the Music For Mind Control show?
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:51pm northguineahills:

@editor_b: It's still wiccaning my out! (in a good way)
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 4:51pm djsheilab:

Why, thank you GeorgeSimian!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:52pm JakeGould:

@Ken: Yes! My Hanukkah was nice!

And I tried coffee with CBD oil on a particularly stressful day and honestly it helped. My body felt relaxed by my mind was still straight and fine. Better than an aspirin or a beer!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:52pm northguineahills:

This band is relevant to my interests (being a ngh)
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:53pm editor_b:

I tried looking for a podcast that celebrates the global diversity of sacred music recently, came up empty. Any suggestions?
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:54pm tak:

there's 500000 podcasts
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:54pm P-90:

One of my ALL time faves! And one of the greatest guitar intros ever...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:54pm chris:

here's a pubmed study abstract about cbd and coffee - www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov...
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:55pm david_:

Hi all. Been jammin' to this for a while. Grateful
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:56pm JakeGould:

@chris: Yeah, but I am not an adult zebrafish, tho.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 4:56pm chris:

(so, if you're a zebrafish, Jake, you get all sorts of positive memory enhancements and lower anxiety) lol
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:56pm dale:

my wife bought some cbd oil. it's prohibitively expensive to be a daily anything. i got nothing from it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 4:56pm annie:

i'm excited for Festivus
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:57pm Tom from Maplewood:

@tneeld - audience members leaving MIGHT not be an indication of an artist’s talent - this show was just a bore. The Cecil Taylor show at the Library Of Congress a couple of decades ago cleared out the non-believers - but it was an awesome transcendent experience that I’ll remember for the rest of my life. But the Alice Coltrane “tribute” was just a bunch of seniors “singing” for 90+ minutes with Casio string synth accompaniment that was torturously torturous.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 4:57pm annie:

i felt the same way dale...
  Fri. 12/14/18 4:57pm cluebucket:

love this acoustic version wow!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 4:58pm northguineahills:

Always love covers
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:00pm JakeGould:

@chris: Well, in another life it will help me remember where good gravel and coral formations are even when the rest of my body is chillaxed from the CBD oil.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:00pm northguineahills:

@dale: There's an art gallery/club near my house that will add a shot of cbd oil to your beer for 1$. It works really well (but I rarely partake, so I have no tolerance).

errr... I always love Bucharach covers....
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 5:01pm Passaic River Blues:

Theola Kilgore is a wondrous name.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:01pm tneeld:

@Tom from Maplewood Oh, that sounds terrible. (For the record, I thought the LaMonte Young show was amazing and the loudest thing I've ever heard.)
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:03pm dale:

do wop territory here. i'ma likin' it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:05pm Itzall Ablurr:

Where the heck's Jerry when you really need him...
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:06pm Dave from Brooklyn:

Arethas,Say a Little Prayer For Me, always gets me,especially the last two Darling believe me......Sublime
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:06pm northguineahills:

It's not legal here, but cannabis is essentially decriminalized. The police here don't really care. Now if I stepped into another county, it would be different.
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:06pm Jocelyn:

I've never tried anything CBD. Hair tested once a month
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:07pm Dave from Brooklyn:

DMT.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 5:07pm JtotheK:

re: Theola Kilgore - she has a great 45 'Chain Gang The Sound of My Man'
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:08pm david_:

nothing like a primeval mashupi
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:09pm Mandy:

D&D is my religion
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:10pm Dave from Brooklyn:

Can't see the name Kilgore without hearingKurt Vonnegut in my head
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:10pm annie:

see, ngh, it should be de-criminalized as opposed to the "legalized" alternative. those clamoring for the legalization have no clue that it still leaves the gvt in charge...there are way too many CBD makers now; too much of a glut...
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:10pm northguineahills:

@Jocelyn: Even when I worked for the Federal government, I didn't get a drug test. The only time I had one (for another job), I smoked a week before and still passed.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 5:10pm listener james from westwood:

Sasha has picked a winner!!
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:12pm Adrian in London:

For a wonderful moment I thought this version might be by Wing
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:12pm david_:

Pretty good mirroring of the Foreigner singer
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:12pm dale:

just got chills when the choir chimed in.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:12pm tneeld:

Speaking of ecstatic/the Divine - does anyone else have a song that's such a guarantee cry that they actually avoid it most of the time? Not sad songs - but a song that wrenches the soul in a good way?
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:13pm dale:

i wish they would have taken this to church a bit more. arrangement is too pop.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:13pm david_:

@dale I did too. Kinda spiritual
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:13pm northguineahills:

@Adrian: email her now, make it happen!
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:14pm prudy:

Sheila, thanks so much for a varied set. I STILL hate this song but this version makes it strangely compelling to listen to.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:14pm annie:

believe it or not, tneeld, that song would be "Please Come to Boston"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 5:14pm chris:

don't take my word for it, but i think drug tests only test for thc, not cbd. read that somewhere and can't find it now. so, maybe do a bit of research if you think you'd benefit from cbd
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:14pm david_:

@tneeld so many! this one included :)
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:14pm northguineahills:

When I lived in Bed-Stuy, I lived next to an AME church, and the gospel music was awesome. The fact it started at 7am, not so awesome.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:15pm david_:

then again I have been known to cry to "Winchester Cathedral"
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 5:15pm djsheilab:

tneeld—YES! Alan Parsons Project "Old & Wise"
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:16pm northguineahills:

@david_: My wife makes fun of me, as I even cry when watching the Simpsons....
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:16pm JakeGould:

@chris: Yeah, but the thing is nowadays if you are required to be tested regularly for drugs, you are often doing a job that will come down hard on you for screwing up. It sucks, but that is how it is. Back in the 1990s, most any job required drug testing. Not so anymore. But things like being a truck or bus driver require it.
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:17pm Jocelyn:

NGH, lucky! I had to sign a contract stating I wouldn't use any substances. Giving up nicotine was the hardest. But I can't complain. It all provides my life of luxury. Records,champagne, lipstick, blowouts and safe cozy homes.
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:18pm Jocelyn:

Annie, I agree with you!!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 5:18pm djsheilab:

Ah the guitar on this Syreeta record! Bellissima!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:18pm dale:

tneeld - try 'a child's song' by tom rush.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:18pm annie:

i have a down-the-hall neighbour who gets emotional any time Madagascar is mentioned..just tears right up...
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:20pm david_:

@northguineahills that reprint of Sound of Music from 20 years ago in the theater? Waterworks all the way around
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:20pm P-90:

Killer guitar!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:20pm david_:

Though if you want a thorough cleaning of your tear ducts try the Mr Rogers documentary. 90 minutes of nothing but!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:21pm JakeGould:

Yeah, the guitar.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:21pm annie:

i bawl my eys out when i hear any of the Solemn Vespers pieces my Mozart.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:22pm tneeld:

@david_ I've cried at a Kanye song, so I can truly cry to anything. (It was non-song related, but still?) Mine is super random - Miniyamba by Coumba Gawlo. It was on the radio when I turned on the car recently (which was strange in itself) and I just sat there and wept for a solid 5 minutes.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:22pm david_:

"Some Things Last A Long Time" by Daniel Johnston always turns on the waterworks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 5:22pm chris:

speaking of crying and substances... i wept long and hard to this Gabriel/Bush track while enjoying the benefits of psyllocibin and mdma, back in college days.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:23pm northguineahills:

damn, Jocelyn, at the Feds, there was a clause that I might be randomly tested (4.5 years there), but my boss was chill and don't know of anyone tested while I was there (I knew my boss partook). Now, I'm at a startup, as long as I get the work done (and there's a lot), no questions asked.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:23pm tneeld:

Also @david_ - that's on my list to watch and I'm positive I'll cry for most of it.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 5:23pm djsheilab:

chris—Sweet jesus! What an experience that must've been!
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:23pm P-90:

Peter + Kate !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 5:23pm chris:

annie, Requiem's Rex Tremendae gets my everytime
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:23pm Tome:

great Stuff Sheila as always !!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 5:24pm chris:

it was beautiful, Sheila.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 5:24pm djsheilab:

Thanks Tome! I'm enjoying this SO MUCH.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:24pm tneeld:

@annie - mine is Istanbul. I cried during that entire cat documentary that was based there - it wasn't sad at all either! My classical cry is Chopin's Nocturnes.
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:25pm prudy:

wish id have access to psyollciban in college. Ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:25pm EG_Astro:

Ah i need to look up the album art for this. it has to be fantastic
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:25pm Dave from Brooklyn:

@Tneeid Great Gig In the Sky. RWaters
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:26pm david_:

@tneeld wild, isn't it? I'd be late to work!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:26pm annie:

i was telling my FB confessionaln group about the movie "Nell" and how it has some strange effect when it's over. tneeld, i LOVED the Kedi Movie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:26pm Tome:

Gabriel one of my fave singers still,,!... [not comparing to the always great lady singers you have on also ever week ! ]
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:27pm northguineahills:

Blonde Redhead's "Misery is a Butterfly" gets the waterworks going every time, especially when she hits the high note. (got to house sit for once, via friend of a friend, never met her).
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:27pm northguineahills:

(Kazu)
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:27pm prudy:

yeah! bring on the Motown!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:28pm agnesfidget:

Well this Impressions song certainly messes me up. Also, "Song to the Siren" also really really gets to me.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:28pm david_:

"You Don't Have to Be a Baby to Cry" by the Caravelles
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:28pm Jocelyn:

NGH, after a bad breakup, two decades with the same person I went out and got smashingly fabulously drunk and had a few cigarettes. I had to pay a $500 fine when the nicotine showed up on my test. Ugh.
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:29pm Jocelyn:

Don't give up makes me cry
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:29pm tneeld:

@annie I think the other theatergoers at Kedi were confused as to why this guy was crying the entire movie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:30pm tneeld:

@Dave from Brooklyn that's a solid cry choice right there
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:31pm northguineahills:

@Jocelyn: I quit smoking when I was 22. I went 5 years w/o touching a cigarette. Now, I have one once a month. Got my wife to quit when she was 31. $500, that's harsh, I can see that impacting your health insurance, but a fine?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:31pm annie:

i bet....i have a friend who moved there, she says the cats are everywhere. odd, i cry every time i think about how happy she is now, making felt and being in love. ..
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:33pm JakeGould:

If you want to see middle aged men crying with their children go to see a revival showing of the classic “King Kong.” It’s stunning to talk to people in the line for a revival showing of “King Kong.” That film is really a big part of some people’s lives in ways you can’t imagine.

And when you hear people genuinely sobbing at the end when *spoiler* King Kong dies? Wow.

I know lots of films have emotional impact on people, but when I saw it on the big screen in NYC at the Film Forum and saw that happening… I was—and am—still stunned in a positive way.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 5:33pm JtotheK:

great show sheilaB! gonna catch the rest while commuting -- thanks, cheers everyone!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:33pm JakeGould:

Here, have a Nagila.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:34pm annie:

when i read out loud for friends, my voice cracks hugely when i get to the parts that swell with emotion.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 5:34pm chris:

now this one, it makes me smile and dance every time! so happy!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:35pm david_:

Barry Sisters. Such distinctive voices
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:35pm dale:

felt like i was at golden acres summer camp in the catskills.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:35pm annie:

funny, Jake, i felt bad for him....he did not deserve that
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:36pm david_:

sounded more like "Still Rock n Roll to me"
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:36pm Jocelyn:

NGH, It's ridiculous but the job is insanely worth the crazy restrictions
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:37pm Jocelyn:

Jake, That IS such a beautiful experience. I love that movie so very much.
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:37pm David:

How are we doing? Wonderful!
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:37pm Frank Zaatar:

Sheila, you must have been watching the new season of Mrs. Maisel!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:37pm northguineahills:

Land of Confusion made me buy my first cassette.....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:38pm annie:

the scene in "Casablanca" when they sing the Mareilliese(sp)
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:38pm JakeGould:

@Annie: Well, feeling bad for King Kong is one things. To hear a bunch of middle aged men cry as if it were a funeral is something else. Seriously, if you have a chance to see a revival of “King Kong” in a theater, do it and experience it yourself.
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:39pm P-90:

Yes, “definitely touched by the Divine”
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:39pm JakeGould:

“Wasn’t the planes… Twas beauty killed the beast…” Pretty deep concept for a monster movie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:39pm tneeld:

@annie your friend makes felt in Istanbul? That sounds like some kind of dream job.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:40pm annie:

i'll let you know Jake.. a new theater just opened here where they do the retro series...
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:40pm anderonia:

fantastic show!!! Can't wait to see the Aretha movie!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 5:40pm djsheilab:

Just realized I mixed up "Sledgehammer" and "Land Of Confusion." Both excellent vids!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:41pm annie:

tneeld, every shot she shares with us shows her sheer joy!!
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:41pm P-90:

OK, that makes more sense now, Sheila B!
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:41pm Jocelyn:

Sheila needs a champagne bell.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:41pm Itzall Ablurr:

I am a major (original version, thanks) "King Kong" fan but if you want to bawl over the needless death of a gorilla, I urge you to watch "The Monster and the Girl" from 1941. Saw it last weekend for the first time on TCM and it was really fun- until you-know-who-got-you-know-what (DEAD).
Gotta' run, thank you so much, Sheila B! Great one today!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:42pm JakeGould:

The “Sledgehammer” video oddly reminded me of the Orange that sung opera on “Sesame Street.” Something from “Carmen” I believe?
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:42pm sufferwords:

Aretha film due to pal Alan Elliot’s years long struggle to get it to us- dude’s a hero
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 5:42pm djsheilab:

Jocelyn—That is a brilliant idea!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:42pm annie:

funny, i'm watching Taxi reruns and saw the episode when louie meets rhea perlman... i even got all teary over that..
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 5:43pm djsheilab:

sufferwords—Thanks for sharing that! Cheers to Alan Elliot!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:43pm tneeld:

Wow - that sounds amazing. I understand the tears there, annie.
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:44pm Dave from Brooklyn:

When Dino DeLaurentis remade KK , he was asked if he would make him with,you know real private parts,he said: They charge 10,000 a testicle,if you think I'm paying$10,000 for monkeys balls your crazy!
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:45pm andrewb:

a music geek friend of mine quotes the theory that it was all Ike, and Tina could have been anyone. I just don't buy it.
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:45pm MUWFinMA:

for CRusHing melancholy try You Don’t Know What Love Is —Cassandra Wilson :.(..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:45pm EG_Astro:

thank you for playing kristin!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:45pm annie:

Tina made that duo what they are.. who's ike?
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 5:45pm djsheilab:

andrewb—Perhaps he needs to listen to Tina's voice and watch her live performances.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:46pm tneeld:

Oh yeah, and Lou Reed's "Berlin" obviously makes me cry - not only because of it itself, but also because it was given to me on cassette by my Dutch exchange student friend when I was in high school.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:46pm JakeGould:

Seeing the 1976 “King Kong” in summer camp was a miserable experience. No fun in that film.
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:47pm seedfriend:

Dang great set! I was at my buddy’s funeral last week and we all sang amazing grace- this is much better feelings.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:47pm annie:

i was watching I&T on some vatiety show inthe 70's, and the guy i was dating made a comment ... about Tina.......if wishes were horses...hehe
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:48pm JakeGould:

This Throwing Muses cover is so good!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:49pm annie:

Ka_POW!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:49pm DC:

Catching the end of an uplifting program, my ears are ascending!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:50pm melville:

Kristin Hersh is awesome.
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:50pm andrewb:

@JG, actually thought Charles Grodin Did the best job as Carl Denham
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:50pm annie:

well,sheila........ i feel a whole world better!! i'm glad i hung around.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 5:50pm zpulpa:

bahhhh this show is stirring such emotion in my heart!!! I dont know if I want to go dance or cry or both!
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:51pm dale:

jake - who names their daughter 'dwan'
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:52pm JakeGould:

@andrewb: As a child in summer day camp at the time of the 1976 film, a Charles Grodin performance was meaningless to me.

That said, as an adult I like watching that dog movie “Beethoven” just to see Charles Grodin get increasingly pissed off at a cute dog.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:52pm annie:

many thanks, FMU family.... <3..... be careful dale,i know someone named dwan... she's a tough cookie
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:53pm JakeGould:

@dale: A dyslexic Tony Orlando fan.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:53pm dale:

ruh roh, annie....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:53pm loveless:

@Dale Hmmmmm. My name is a variation of Dwan and I'm a girl.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:53pm JakeGould:

Thanks as always Sheila!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:53pm EG_Astro:

Have a good night everyone! Safe commuting. And thank you Shelia for another Friday afternoon and am thankful for many more!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:54pm EG_Astro:

Did anyone else happen to see Kristin this recent time she passed through NYC?
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:54pm Sem:

Righteous afternoon, Sister Sheila. Bless you for this uplift. See you again next time, the good Lord willin'.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:55pm dale:

dawn and daun are fine. dwan is just a misspelling at the hospital.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:55pm annie:

@ dale: har!!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 5:55pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Our Lady of the Boom Boom, thanks for the show today. Amen.
Avatar Fri. 12/14/18 5:56pm northguineahills:

you slayed it today, sheilab.! mam 'noon!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:56pm annie:

today's show was so cathartic....
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:56pm kev:

thx Sheila,great show. may a higher power bless you
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:57pm tneeld:

Thanks for a fantastic show sheila! Only bad part of vacation is not being able to listen to SBB live.
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:57pm Adrian in London:

Thanks, Sheila! xx
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:57pm Jocelyn:

Sheila, thank you for such a beautiful show today! So soul filling and uplifting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 5:57pm chris:

thanks, Sheila! much love to you and to all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:57pm The Contessa:

We've all gotta go! Thank you, Sheila! Goodnight!
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:57pm COLINfromvictoriabritishcolumbiacanada:

I see white people dancing
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 12/14/18 5:59pm listener james from westwood:

Thanks, Sheila, it was a revival meeting for sure!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:59pm mb:

Thanks, DJ Sheila B.:
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/14/18 5:59pm annie:

all that we just experienced: all of us should cry more..
  Fri. 12/14/18 5:59pm P-90:

A mood-altering experience! Thanks Sheila, have a great week!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Year-End Fundraiser 2019 Fri. 12/14/18 6:00pm djsheilab:

Thanks everyone! SO MUCH FUN! Enjoy Stashu + see you next week! Xoxoxo
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