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"I listened yesterday. It's no reflection on you but I could'nt see where you were going or what you were going for. This early seventies thing did'nt get noticed the first time and you talk about friends of like Dealney and Bonnie who had records out like we're supposed to remember who they are. Then you play this long winded free jazz stuff that really grates on my nerves. And that noise without a beat and sounds like someones being pinched. Then you play a reggae song, I think you called it Dub, to what, be cool? You seem to really fetishize the whole folk thing too which is obnoxious to us who don't even care. I liked it when you played that punk song though. I like Joe Belock a lot." (Visit homepage.)

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Options December 21, 2018: Holiday Music PLUS Clay Pigeon leaves something behind in the studio

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Artist Track Approx. start time
neil rolnick  wake up   Options 0:00:00 (MP3 | )
shawn hansen  silent night   Options 0:12:33 (MP3 | )
noel akchote phil minton lol cohxhil  donal where's yer trowsers   Options 0:18:07 (MP3 | )
klaus nomi  za bak daz/ silent night   Options 0:20:32 (MP3 | )
bing & bowie  peace on earth/little drummer boy   Options 0:27:59 (MP3 | )
mx 80 sound  (I spent) christmas with the devil   Options 0:30:31 (MP3 | )
julian koster  silver bells   Options 0:33:20 (MP3 | )
tom reccion  a christmas filled with tears   Options 0:36:32 (MP3 | )
culturecide  i'm having a depressed christmas   Options 0:39:39 (MP3 | )
bruce haack  i like christmas   Options 0:42:01 (MP3 | )
cal hand  they only moved the stage   Options 0:45:36 (MP3 | )
joe byrd  the christmas   Options 1:38:39 (MP3 | )
voegeli  xmas   Options 1:38:56 (MP3 | )
suicide  hey lord   Options 1:40:02 (MP3 | )
inpatient musical therapy program  merry xmans   Options 1:43:39 (MP3 | )
donna lennon  so this is christmas   Options 1:49:41 (MP3 | )
jonathan kane  little drummer boy   Options 1:53:13 (MP3 | )
daniel knox  silent night   Options 2:10:47 (MP3 | )
chidren's desk unit  xmas   Options 2:12:56 (MP3 | )
jonathan meese & tim berresheim  die christmaskameraden   Options 2:16:52 (MP3 | )
hematic sunsets  weinachten im aroma club   Options 2:21:06 (MP3 | )
hauskaa joulua  im dreamin   Options 2:24:22 (MP3 | )
gerald hawk  woozy mas   Options 2:31:04 (MP3 | )
gen ken montgomery  music to trim your tree by   Options 2:32:17 (MP3 | )
beggin your pardon miss joan  one sunny christmas, i got the funeral marh blues   Options 2:41:53 (MP3 | )
robert fripp  silent night   Options 2:43:51 (MP3 | )
alan vega  no more chrsitmas blues   Options 2:46:27 (MP3 | )
john fahey  white christmas   Options 2:57:38 (MP3 | )
weehawkwind (ira yo la, scott williams, thomas st0orck &???  christmas heat   Options 3:04:30 (MP3 | )

Listener comments!

  Fri. 12/21/18 9:03am randyfrommichigan:

this song is very cool
  Fri. 12/21/18 9:05am Daybreak, the Meditator:

Not expecting the sleigh bell over-lay.... Nice....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:06am Polyus:

The most dull work day of the year has arrived, just going to zone out with JA.
Avatar Fri. 12/21/18 9:06am chromaphone:

This is awesome.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:07am Ken From Hyde Park:

Don't bother waking up, Little Suzie. It'll be dark again real soon today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:08am The Oscar:

W...wake up?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:08am queems:

very festive
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:10am Ken From Hyde Park:

Santa has broken into the studio and trying to put "Jingle Bells" on the turntable. We need pictures!
  Fri. 12/21/18 9:13am Daybreak, the Meditator:

I bet it’s not actually over, that would be too easy...
Avatar Fri. 12/21/18 9:17am SSS:

Vacuous sounds for a vacuous time (& Federal government)
  Fri. 12/21/18 9:17am Daybreak, the Meditator:

Holiday sped up whale song?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:18am TDK60:

Happy short day, dig the darkness.
Avatar Fri. 12/21/18 9:18am jayjay:

Is that a festive christmas theremin playing next to a car with the doors open??
  Fri. 12/21/18 9:23am David in London:

Nothing says Christmas like Nomi.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:29am queems:

not sorry about my love for christmas music
Avatar Fri. 12/21/18 9:29am Jay Goges:

MORNING BOWIE + BING
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:30am The Oscar:

I know it's cooler to be sick of Christmas music (and to be sure, there's a lot of grating out there), but damn it, this is real nice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:33am adampsyche:

then he watched die hard
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:33am The Oscar:

This is fantastic
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:35am TDK60:

Listened to some 1500s Spanish Xmas motets last night.
  Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:37am TomDash:

I'm getting a little scared this Christmas...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:41am Nymor:

I'm with The Oscar - that was great. (julian koster)

Every now and then with FMU on in the background atrack just make you stop whatever you're doing and pay attention to what's coming into your ears. Excellent.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:41am queems:

this one really gets me in the spirit
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:42am adampsyche:

i'm sooo fucking happy for this set this morning
  Fri. 12/21/18 9:47am Warwick joe:

The holidays is when the djs with deep extensive record collections, flex the hardest.

This set is the sound of hard flexing.

Bravo
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:48am melinda:

I liked I Like Christmas.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:48am zopa:

That was just the right amount of christmas for me. thanks JA!
  Fri. 12/21/18 9:53am randyfrommichigan:

Great set JA, love the very eclectic Christmas music ... I am so tired of the standard overplayed stuff
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:54am The Oscar:

I've always kinda wanted to learn the saw, but I'm pretty sure I'd cut my head off.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:54am Mick:

Late to the party, but i'm glad it's happening. Happy rainy Solstice everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:54am queems:

uh oh
  Fri. 12/21/18 9:54am randyfrommichigan:

@The Oscar LOL
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:55am melinda:

hey Clay
  Fri. 12/21/18 9:55am randyfrommichigan:

wow it's Clay ... Wake & Bake flashback!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:56am adampsyche:

only one bloody mary!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 9:57am zopa:

It's true. older = gassier.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:01am Mick:

I'm hardly ever on the comments board early enough for Clay - Happy Merry Clay! Thanks for bringing the tidings of comfort and joy
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:01am randyfrommichigan:

@zopa sad but true
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:01am TDK60:

Blodwyn Pig! I used to have that LP. I think my brother took it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:02am queems:

HAHA
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:03am zpulpa:

wooo! My coworker brought me a bag of homemade granola his wife made! ring ring ring in the cheer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:03am common:

Good Friday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:03am adampsyche:

if fridays at 9 am ever stop neil rolnick i'll protest loudly but ineffectively
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:04am TDK60:

Clay likes Boston. I bet ya Clay likes Styx, right Clay? Hee!
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:05am randyfrommichigan:

re Boston I totally I agree, I know it's not cool but on freeform radio but More Than A Feeling is a classic, and Brad Delp was a great singer
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:05am zpulpa:

What was Clay's band called?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:06am Marcel M:

Clay does the same shit to me!
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:06am Aaron working in Newark:

You crack me up Clay!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:06am zopa:

Clay. Stop bullying.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:06am tidaleneigjen:

I thought Clay was in Molly Hatchet? They're from Iowa, right?
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:06am randyfrommichigan:

@zopa LOL
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:07am randyfrommichigan:

wow this word association is a great way to pull out JA's feelings about classic rock
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:07am TDK60:

I liked Steppenwolf, not their big hits.
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:07am Wilson:

Clay's true expertise: getting under the skin of the straight man. The Clay/Fab dynamic is the best exponent of this ability.
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:08am randyfrommichigan:

@Wilson absoutely!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:08am Ken From Hyde Park:

Clay was in Deloris Telescope. www.tampabaymusichistory.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:08am TDK60:

Clay, do you like Pauline Oliveros?
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:10am Doobois:

I love *this*!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:11am Marcel M:

What in god's name are you geezers talking about?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:12am TDK60:

English Beat is groovy..
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:12am randyfrommichigan:

yeah this is awesome
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:13am Ken From Hyde Park:

Any good stories about Robin Trower, Clay?
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:15am cee dubbles:

did I sleep thru the weekend? are my clocks 2-3 hours fast? did someone leave the door unlocked?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:16am TDK60:

I was in some bands, basically unknown, luckily.
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:16am fletchernyc:

Does Clay remember “Real Cameras?”
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:16am Aaron working in Newark:

Cool stuff guys!
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:17am Chud:

Keep it going! This is a Christmas gift!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:17am queems:

oh boy
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:17am Doobois:

On with the interrogating!
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:17am Wilson:

Wow Johnny is "Claying" Clay... Bravo
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:17am TDK60:

..is this the start of a new chat tradition? Clay is a wild card...watch out JA. heh.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:18am zpulpa:

like that Built To Spill song!
Avatar Fri. 12/21/18 10:18am chromaphone:

Wait, your dreams get lamer as you get older? That sucks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:19am TDK60:

"Hello Cleveland!!"
Avatar Fri. 12/21/18 10:20am chromaphone:

Thanks for turning me onto Dead Moon, Clay. They are awesome!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:20am Booz:

Jesus, I'm not getting any work done.
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:21am randyfrommichigan:

@Booz same here!
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:23am Aaron working in Newark:

Clay, you are a riot.
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:23am randyfrommichigan:

Clay is right, Kansas is great, JA open your mind pls!
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:23am uncle Ralph:

John
I laughed out loud when you said "that the guy from Boston killed himself because he had to listen to his own music"! I was thinking the same thing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:23am ɛɨk:

This is why they don't let him pick his own playlist.
Avatar Fri. 12/21/18 10:23am chromaphone:

Kansas has some awesome stuff.
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:24am randyfrommichigan:

@uncle ralph that was quite a Boston burn
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:24am queems:

@ike hahaha
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:24am adampsyche:

i love clay conflating bad brains with black flag
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:24am zpulpa:

Dont play music!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:24am Booz:

I'm team Kansas, and Boston for that matter. Also, Black Flag.
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:24am randyfrommichigan:

no we love this conversation!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:24am adampsyche:

OH COME ON MAN I'M RESPONSIBLE FOR AT LEAST TWO COMMENTS A WEEK
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:25am Chud:

WFMU at it's finest
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:25am Booz:

JA's had his hand on the doorknob for 30 minutes.
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:25am Aaron working in Newark:

Dont stop!! this is great radio!
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:26am AJ:

Love the talking
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:26am Ben Moody:

We listening at work in SOHO we love it
laughing, CLay Pigeon is the best cant get enough---John Allen, you sound so youthful we are amazed.
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:26am fletchernyc:

And it a comes down to farts
Avatar Fri. 12/21/18 10:26am chromaphone:

I didn't like Boston for a while but now I realize Tom Scholz is god and love their early stuff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:26am TDK60:

..it's fun. Clay is a Styx guy. Somehow they let him in the door.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:27am Polyus:

No Clay, I get pretty bummed out by my own emanations too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:28am ɛɨk:

Bill K*lly, Rex, all those guys are festering sausages. Duh.
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:28am Aaron working in Newark:

JA is one cool dude. Clay you are insane.
Avatar Fri. 12/21/18 10:28am SmokinJ:

Clay's a fuckin' trip... 8-)
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:28am fletchernyc:

Let Clay pick a song as a send off
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:29am randyfrommichigan:

cool that Clay is a Styx guy, didn't know that ... I saw Styx live a couple of times recently opening for other bands, I'm now a converted Styx fan, Tommy Shaw is awesome.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:29am zpulpa:

Funk Davies was in my dream last night!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:29am zpulpa:

Clay! I always thought you were essential to the station!!
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:29am melinda:

This is fun.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:29am Marcel M:

John is OUT like when that was a section at Other Music.
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:30am Ben Moody:

definately let Clay pick outro song. I love the shock jock era, Clay never stop
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:30am Irwin:

Hanging on every word!
Avatar Fri. 12/21/18 10:30am BVP:

WFMU helps a lot, loving it. Happy Holidays.
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:30am randyfrommichigan:

@fletchernyc yes good call - let Clay pick a play out song!
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:30am Ben Moody:

Give us what we want JA
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:31am Aaron working in Newark:

Clay, pick Winger, she is only 17
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:31am TDK60:

Yeah, DJ JA, you gotta play more Kansas and Styx to please all us suffering secret fans...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:31am adampsyche:

wait they still make twinkies?
Avatar Fri. 12/21/18 10:32am chromaphone:

Dennis DeYoung seems really weird and cheesy.
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:32am SeanG:

Clay rules
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:32am Jan:

Help me out. What was the band they said was like yes unabashedly?
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:32am randyfrommichigan:

saw Dennis DeYoung open for Boston a few years ago with my 13 year old daugther - Dennis DeY and Boston were both great!
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:32am Ben Moody:

naw Styx is good, like the one album by 'Mountain' or the rare one record band 'Tree' or 'Trees' from UK
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:32am Wilson:

I never got past the Kansas album covers. And I would never eat a twinkie, free or otherwise.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:32am Roberto:

Paul Williams is super cool. He appeared at a fundraiser for my kid's high school a few years back. So modest and unassuming.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:32am hank:

Clay is making your show better than it’s ever been. Best respect him
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:32am Twinkie Diver:

Styx was ok...got nothing on Cheap Trick though
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:32am uncle Ralph:

Styx was filler material when rock had no direction!
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:33am Aaron working in Newark:

yeah, no Styx please!
Avatar Fri. 12/21/18 10:33am chromaphone:

Did anyone ever see DePalma's Phantom movie with Paul Williams? I'm wondering if it is entertaining.
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:34am randyfrommichigan:

saw Cheap Trick open for Heart a few years ago, I have a new appreciation for Cheap Trick now too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:34am hank:

It’s fantastic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:34am TDK60:

Can we get some Judas Priest?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:34am zpulpa:

Ramones Christmas!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:35am AndrewC.:

Christmas Fahey, obviously.
Avatar Fri. 12/21/18 10:35am chromaphone:

Heart and Cheap Trick, wow! @Hank do you mean the Phantom movie?
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:35am Aaron working in Newark:

YOU CRACK ME UP CLAY
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:35am Ben Moody:

Heart "Say Hello"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:35am tidaleneigjen:

chimpmunks on 16 christmas!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:35am Booz:

waiting for the blüe öysters here
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:35am randyfrommichigan:

this conversation must be our Christmas gift from JA and Clay
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:36am liXiviated life:

Frank Sinatra for me!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:36am Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning, gang!
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:36am randyfrommichigan:

@Ben Moody Heart "Say Hello" = one of my faves too
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:36am Ken From Hyde Park:

Pidge & Paul: twitter.com...
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:37am Aaron working in Newark:

JA is turning up the jingle bells and gave Clay the boot
Avatar Fri. 12/21/18 10:37am Al_Dente:

Clay is the GOAT
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:38am Doobois:

Thanks, JA and Clay. Festive indeed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:38am Booz:

That whole situation was just sweeeet
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:38am Jan:

Hard exit
Avatar Fri. 12/21/18 10:38am chromaphone:

Dreamboat Annie is a masterpiece. lol@Jan
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:39am Guy Walker:

Sausage factory begins grinding it out Wed. 6PM every Wednesday night as there is this fellow who has made a ton of money and seems to have a whole lot of impression on those that rule.
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:39am uncle Ralph:

amused indeed!
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:41am randyfrommichigan:

@chromaphone I agree re Dreamboat Annie, I never tire of it, was thrilled when they played the whole album live in order. One of my first concerts as a teenager was seeing Heart for their first tour, Toronto around 1976 or 77.
Avatar Fri. 12/21/18 10:43am chromaphone:

@rfm - holy shit! I can't believe you saw them at their prime. Was it awesome? I love how they merged hard rock with synths in just the right spots. It's kind of too bad they got so damn cheesed out in the 80's.
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:47am randyfrommichigan:

@chromaphone yes it was awesome ... imagine being 17 years ago and seeing Nancy do the guitar intro to Crazy On You ... hearing Ann sing live, etc. I saw them live every time I could until the '80's, I couldn't stand that cheese either. And I've gone to see them many times recently too, they still sound great. Got to see them do Stairway to Heaven with Jason Bonham Experience a few years ago (they were the opener), that was another huge highlight!!
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:49am melinda:

This is the best Christmas-themed show.
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:49am randyfrommichigan:

@melinda yup
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:50am The Oscar:

Not sure if it's a typo or not, but either way I'm going to start saying "Merry X-mans."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:50am queems:

@melinda YES
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:52am Ken From Hyde Park:

That was an entertaining talk with The Pidge. Hoping there's a version of "Roger the Reindeer" from Alvarius B coming.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:52am Polyus:

Trump did promise that we were all going to be able to say "Merry Xmans" again.
Avatar Fri. 12/21/18 10:52am tuner fish:

loving this playlist
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:53am tim from champaign:

Howdy everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:54am tim from champaign:

@randyfrommichigan - what city are you from in The Mitten? I grew up in Grand Rapids, then lived in Kalamazoo from ages 18-33.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:56am Wild Neil||Peace All:

I like Styx. I think they rock. Hard. Blue Collar Man. Put THAT on your plate.
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:56am Joefromaplace:

Man, I took a break to listen to Wurm and am very displeased at missing merry xmans
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:57am Joefromaplace:

I assume it was about mutants
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:58am randyfrommichigan:

@tim I grew up in Toronto, moved to West Bloomfield Michigan in '91, then to Clarkston MI in '01 where I currently live. That's cool that you grew up in GR, I've been there several times and love it ... never been to Kalamazoo (except driving on I-94 to Chicago but I don't count that).
  Fri. 12/21/18 10:59am randyfrommichigan:

@Wild Neil I agree re Styx ... I was originally a Dennis DeYoung song fan, then I saw Styx live about 7-8 years ago, now I love Tommy Shaw's songs as much or more than Dennis's songs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 10:59am adampsyche:

grew up in east detroit! left in 94
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:01am randyfrommichigan:

@adampsyche very cool! Driven thru East Detroit (now renamed Eastpointe) several times when driving from Canada to Detroit. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:01am Polyus:

@Randy - 3/5 of my family live not to far from Clarkston, up in Oxford Township.
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:02am randyfrommichigan:

@Polyus wow! I have been in Oxford many times, most recently last summer when I played in the Lone Ranger parade! You may know that the Lone Ranger is from Oxford MI. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:02am tim from champaign:

@randy - Cool! My cousin lives in your neck of the woods in Rochester Hills. GR was a cruddy place to live in the 80s/90s. Intolerant, socially backwards and uptight. But now it's a really cool place. I'm glad for that. Check out Vertigo records the next time you're there.
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:04am randyfrommichigan:

@tim thanks I will check out Vertigo records next time I'm there. Hard to believe GR was like that in the 80's/90's, it's so cool now. Last year was my first time there. PS - I was in Rochester Hills yesterday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:05am Polyus:

I grew up in Lansing, Essexville (outside Bay City), Alma, Saginaw, and attended college for a bit in Mt. Pleasant. Obviously my family moved around quite a bit.
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:06am morphe:

I was hearing ClayP's voice and was in a time warp???
Did someone stick glue to his chair?? "REMARKABLE!!"
Kissin' cousins in the confines of StudioB???
Great Mimes think a lot...
Avatar Fri. 12/21/18 11:06am chromaphone:

Just amazing randyfromM. Epic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:09am Polyus:

Was that former Swan Jonathan Kane?
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:10am fredr:

Merry Christmas John and fellow listeners!
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:10am randyfrommichigan:

@chromaphone yeah I'm so fortunate I got to see so many classic bands in their prime in the 70's - Elton John in '74 was my first major concert, followed by the Bee Gees, Queen, Heart, the Guess Who, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, all in the mid to late 70's
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:10am melinda:

Loved the inpatient concert
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:10am TDK60:

Liked that J. Kane Drummer Boy, jingly-jangly a la Rhys Chatham or Glenn Branca maybe; not familiar with Kane.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:12am TDK60:

Swans member, Polyus?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:12am John Allen:

former Swan Jonathan Kane
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:13am morphe:

Tim to Tim = wanted to thank you for some info from the other day but I forgot what.. Thanks... I have nay smoked weed for 47 year????

Writing "Tim to Tim =" made me think of Bowie in Space???
Don't know why??
The video version :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4zV4pJ8MwM

Not a request!!!

Thanks JA
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:13am Mick:

Winger had a version of Silent Night. Just sayin'
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:13am steveo:

enjoying the xmasyness; trying to remember a electronic/broken version of dance of the sugaplum fairies that i heard on fmu maybe in 2000 or so. anyone got any ideas?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:15am melinda:

@steveo that sounds familiar, no ideas though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:17am tim from champaign:

@morphe - I don't remember either and I've been sober for 5 years! Was it about Dave Brubeck?
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:17am morphe:

JA = not being nice just truthful ...
you are truly "pulling off" n xmas tune show that is palatable!!!

Thanks: Simon* y Morphe
*7 years old and diggin' it and groovin' and commenting..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:18am steveo:

i might have a copy at home...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:20am tim from champaign:

Yes, this is a truly great xmas music show. Thanks JA.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:20am zopa:

Don't open the door!
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:21am Ven:

ubuishna
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:21am tim from champaign:

I saw Redd Kross on Monday night and they opened with an original Christmas song. It was super poppy and happy. Basically a great Redd Kross song.
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:22am randyfrommichigan:

great Christmas show JA
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:23am Carmichael:

Heya JA and FMU holidayers. 8 Bit people did a blip blop version of Let It Snow, complete with classic video game sounds.
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:24am randyfrommichigan:

... and sorry for the Michigan and classic rock diversions, but I enjoyed chatting with other accu listeners here, thanks for being so welcoming.
Avatar Fri. 12/21/18 11:24am chromaphone:

Yes randy, you are very lucky :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:26am tim from champaign:

Randy, I'm sure I can speak for others here, we are glad you found FMU.
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:27am randyfrommichigan:

@chromaphone And my son is learning that he needs to see the remaining artists while he can, so he has gone to Steely Dan, Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder, Rush etc. all in the last few years ... so he will have some good stories when he gets older too!
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:28am morphe:

RANDYFROMMICHIGAN = sounds hyper/super UPPER PENINSULA,
Elkishly Randy???
Worry not Randy - I am celibate - choice? or default? I know not which?
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:28am randyfrommichigan:

@tim Thanks! My brother @davefromtoronto told me about WFMU and glad he did.
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:30am randyfrommichigan:

@morphe I didn't grow up in Michigan only been to UP once so I don't understand the reference, pls explain!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:30am rsj:

i thought this was gonna be a wing track, i was all bracing for it
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:31am randyfrommichigan:

this song is kinda freaky
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:33am morphe:

"Randy" is when an animal is in heat.

Elks are known to be specifiacally Randy (Feb-Aug).. and emit a scent - MUSK-- not sold at Saks 5th ave.
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:36am randyfrommichigan:

@morphe ok I get the Randy reference not UP ... my British friends say the same thing to me about being Randy :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:37am Carmichael:

Do I hear Downloading the Repertoire somewhere in this mess?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:37am coelacanth∅:

i hear beatles!
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:39am clapper:

Uffa
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:42am TDK60:

Remember: mistletoe and holly are poisonous. Keep the children and cats away.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:45am steveo:

@coel you must be one of their christmas subscribers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:46am steveo:

@tdk60 sorry, always worth the risk to have an opportunity to make out with the cats for a while
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:46am ranjit:

I ate mistletoe berries when I was tiny. I don't remember much from my childhood but I do remember getting a ride to the hospital where they made me vomit into a pan!

Anyway I survived.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:46am coelacanth∅:

i was hoping the flood was coming.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:47am coelacanth∅:

steveo i have all the fan club discs!
(no i don't i have none of them.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:48am TDK60:

jolly ol' Fripp.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:48am steveo:

cool coel. i always used to hear them on the radio in philly area
  Fri. 12/21/18 11:51am Doobois:

Suicide *and* Alan. What a festive show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:52am tim from champaign:

I saw Martin Rev earlier this year. It was a jaw dropping experience.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:53am coelacanth∅:

i heard some of them in the 60s then on a radio special in the 70s or 80s called "beatles at the beeb". i recorded some of it but i didn't have much blank cassette space at the time.
more recently i got them all from youboob. 'probably been taken down by now though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:55am coelacanth∅:

(i'm pro-beatles bootlegging... pro-'stones bootlegging too but for entirely different reasons)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 11:55am Carmichael:

The tribute band Fab Four have a great Xmas double CD, if you're into that kind of thing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 12:00pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks John Great program what i heard of it
have a merry solstice
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 12:05pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Maybe a little too late to request the Porky Pig Christmas song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 12:07pm melinda:

Dig the weehawkwind.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/21/18 12:09pm TDK60:

..the next DJ is stuck in winter solstice traffic?
  Fri. 12/21/18 12:42pm Ben Moody:

cant take it any more, im out
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