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A pennant-winning battery of songland. Ongoing feature: Single File, a half-hour of randomly selected small records with big holes.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Davy Graham  The Fakir   Options Midnight Man  Decca  2018  CD  From 1966    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Charlie Byrd  Azul Tiple   Options Latin Impressions  Riverside  1962  LP      0:06:06 (Pop‑up)
Kinloch Nelson  Funky Susan   Options Partly on Time: Recordings 1968-1970  Tompkins Square  2019  CD  live on the show next week!  *   0:09:36 (Pop‑up)
John Renbourn  Medley: Gypsy Dance - Jew's Dance   Options Live in Kyoto 1978  Drag City  2018  CD      0:13:04 (Pop‑up)
Prana Crafter  At Agartha's Gate   Options MindStreamBlessing  Cardinal Fuzz/Eiderdown  2019  LP    *   0:18:42 (Pop‑up)
Ryan Dugré  Tonight   Options The Humors  Birdwatcher  2019  CD    *   0:22:28 (Pop‑up)
Elkhorn  Altun Ha   Options Sun Cycle  Feeding Tube  2019  LP    *   0:24:48 (Pop‑up)
Chris Forsyth  New Paranoid Cat   Options All Time Present  No Quarter  2019  LP    *   0:35:43 (Pop‑up)
 
Sonny and the Sunsets  A Bigger Picture   Options Hairdressers from Heaven  Rocks in Your Head  2019  MP3    *   0:53:54 (Pop‑up)
Moving Panoramas  Baby Blues   Options In Two  Modern Outsider  2019  CD    *   0:56:29 (Pop‑up)
Whyte Horses  Never Took the Time   Options Empty Words  CRC Music  2019  CD    *   1:01:17 (Pop‑up)
Ronnie Lane and Pete Townshend  April Fool   Options Rough Mix  Hip-O Select/Universal  2006  CD  From 1976; happy birthday, Ronnie    1:04:54 (Pop‑up)
Lee Moses  You Are Too Much for the Human Heart   Options How Much Longer Must I Wait? Singles & Rarities 1963-1977  Future Days Recordings/Light in the Attic  2019  CD  previously unreleased  *   1:08:27 (Pop‑up)
Lee Fields & the Expressions  You're What's Needed in My Life   Options It Rains Love  Big Crown  2019  CD    *   1:11:10 (Pop‑up)
Yola  Rock Me Gently   Options Walk Through Fire  Easy Eye Sound  2019  CD    *   1:14:47 (Pop‑up)
The Walker Brothers  No Regrets   Options If You Could Hear Me Now  Sony Music  2001  CD  From 1975; OK, I lied    1:18:14 (Pop‑up)
Loudon Wainwright III  April Fools Day Morn   Options Fame & Wealth  Rounder  1983  LP      1:23:48 (Pop‑up)
 
 
Single File: a bunch of 45s all lined up in a row
Paper Dragon  April Fool   Options single  Bell  1969  45  last April Fool's Day mention, I promise    1:34:13 (Pop‑up)
The Soul Brothers Six  You Better Check Yourself   Options single  Atlantic  1968  45      1:37:16 (Pop‑up)
Society of Seven  Frisco Bay   Options single  Uni  1970  45      1:39:17 (Pop‑up)
The Jam  Beat Surrender   Options single  Polydor  1982  45      1:42:08 (Pop‑up)
The Toys  May My Heart Be Cast into Stone   Options single  DynoVoice  1966  45      1:45:26 (Pop‑up)
Tammy Wynette  'Til I Can Make It on My Own   Options single  Epic  1976  45      1:48:06 (Pop‑up)
Jacques Dutronc  Les Gens Sont Fous, Les Temps Sont Flous   Options single  Vogue  1966  45      1:51:05 (Pop‑up)
Hydra  Glitter Queen   Options single  Capricorn  1974  45      1:54:03 (Pop‑up)
Vanilla Fudge  Some Velvet Morning   Options single  Atco  1969  45      1:56:53 (Pop‑up)
 
Nico Georis  Jahmillipede   Options Shirley Shirley Shirley!  Psychic Arts  2019  LP  music made by plants  *   2:14:55 (Pop‑up)
Mort Garson  Plantasia   Options Mother Earth's Plantasia  Fifth Dimension  2015  CD  From 1976    2:16:16 (Pop‑up)
Øyvind Torvun  Wind Up Paradise Birds   Options The Exotica Album  Hubro  2019  CD    *   2:19:34 (Pop‑up)
Zachary Paul  Premonition (excerpt)   Options A Meditation on Dischord  Touch  2019  CD    *   2:24:42 (Pop‑up)
Jessica Pavone  In the Action   Options In the Action  Relative Pitch  2019  CD    *   2:30:24 (Pop‑up)
Dina Maccabee  Push Me   Options The World Is in the Work  Dina Maccabee  2017  CD      2:37:12 (Pop‑up)
Arthur Russell  A Little Lost   Options Another Thought  Point Music  1994  CD  From 1982    2:40:14 (Pop‑up)
Swimming Bell  Quietly Calling   Options Wild Sight  Swimming Bell  2019  CD    *   2:43:34 (Pop‑up)
Chris Cohen  House Carpenter   Options Chris Cohen  Captured Tracks  2019  MP3    *   2:47:55 (Pop‑up)
Davy Graham  Homeward Bound   Options Hat  Decca  2018  CD  From 1969    2:53:33 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:03am Krys O.:

Greetings!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:03am Aaron Working In Newark:

Good Morning!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:03am VincentNifigance:

Ray Dio.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 9:03am annie:

even when i'm all alone, i still crack up and giggle at those yips..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:04am Grinny Spidy Tamer:

Greetings, earthlings!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:05am fred:

Hello Joe and Yip-yipsters
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:06am VincentNifigance:

Nice to see you on the other side @Grinning Spine Tiler.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:07am Ken From Hyde Park:

Good morning, Joe. Is the rumor true about a mule running around in Monty Hall this morning?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:07am Grungy Spinal Tapper:

i just realized that i put my t-shirt on backwards and inside out.

And thanks again, VincentNifigance! Did you take the Cannon over?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:08am Colleen:

Good Mornin Joe....Already enjoying the show!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:08am VincentNifigance:

@Gaucho Spruce Tousler: What cannon?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:09am Grinning Spine Tiler:

Sometimes i take a wrong toin at Ablakoiky when tunneling from one comments board to the next. The Wake and Bake Cannon is a more direct way to travel.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:10am Gaucho Spruce Tousler:

Well, sometimes The Pidge aims the Cannon in funny directions, so you might wind up in a Professor Dum Dum playlist from 2011.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 9:11am annie:

i've been splurging on surface noise archives... what a treasure trove!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:12am fred:

At Stanford Literary Lab, they oppose the archive to the canon. At WFMU we can have both. And a bonus 'n' to boot
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:13am VincentNifigance:

@Goblin School Teacher: That's a great notion; straddling a speeding cannonball into the unknown reaches of the archives.
Avatar Mon. 4/1/19 9:13am northguineahills:

Kinloch Nelson, new to me!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 9:13am Dominick:

@ KenFHP - Is Hot Skillet Mama back in town?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:14am Groucho Spoon Tumbler:

VincentNifiicance: It's the only way to fly! Or you could hitch a ride on Lawrence.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 9:14am randyfrommichigan:

hello from the other side
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:15am Goblin School Teacher:

randyfrommichigan: Which route did you take?
  Mon. 4/1/19 9:16am davefromtoronto:

hello from the other other side...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 9:16am randyfrommichigan:

Hi Granny I mean Goblin! Sorry I'm been multi-tasking ... route to where?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:16am Goblin School Teacher:

From The Pidge's cozy oven to the very Surface of Noise.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 9:17am randyfrommichigan:

Oh ... computer to the coffee refill to my tax return (in progress) to Surface Noise :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:18am Toggling Ghool Preacher:

Happy Saint Stupid's Day! Here in San Francisco we have annual parade through the Financial District to celebrate!
  Mon. 4/1/19 9:19am Brendan:

Greeting on this fair morning to you Joe and all of thee in the land of Yip. Meads for everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 9:19am randyfrommichigan:

hey bro how ya doin and happy April Fools Day :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:20am Grand Slam Twerker:

And that's no joke!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:20am fred:

@Joe: I was told two days ago that you did a DJ set in Paris a few months ago. As Yogi Berra could have said, if I wasn't there it's because I was somewhere else. Still a missed opportunity
  Mon. 4/1/19 9:22am davefromtoronto:

HEY NOW!!! same to you!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:22am Joe McG:

Happy April to you all, and welcome to the show! @fred: Yes, back in September I had the pleasure! It was great fun.
Avatar Mon. 4/1/19 9:24am Diezel Tea:

Good morning Joe, leftover glisteners and those that have just now reached the surface.
  Mon. 4/1/19 9:25am Andrea:

Hi!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:26am Cmurtha:

Howdy everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:27am TheLoneliestMonk:

hey there, joe mac!
happy april fools'!
in a guitar mood today, are ya?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:28am fred:

I was probably at a Anne-Teresa De Keersmaeker show. I only booked ten of her shows, a friend (who gets semi-regular airplay on these airwaves) got more, which stings but it's nice to know a fellow fan of hers
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 9:29am randyfrommichigan:

@dave tried calling you, give me a call back when you can so we can catch up
  Mon. 4/1/19 9:30am davefromtoronto:

wiil do.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:31am VincentNifigance:

@Gnostic Spoodge Trader: Sounds like a Super 'Lectrifying Time
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:31am Sem:

Good morning, Joe, and hello, McGaskoes, and all.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:31am Joe McG:

@fred: Live performance over DJs at all times. I support your decision!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:33am Grandmother Thunnini flavored with Seasonings:

Indeed, VincentNifigance! I love April Foods Day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 9:34am Marcel M:

Digging this Elkhorn. Nice coffee music for my fuzzy, tired Monday brain.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:37am fred:

@Joe: It wasn't much of a decision, as I only heard about it two days ago, from someone who was there and surprised I wasn't (Sonic Protest is kind of reunion time, and I'm known as a station fan)
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:37am VincentNifigance:

@Ghastly Shelf Trinket: What's not to love?!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:40am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe. It's Monday, no joke.

Live over DJs,
Acoustic over electric,
Eggs over easy.
  Mon. 4/1/19 9:42am Claire from Montclair:

Sublime!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:42am Joe McG:

@Brian: A code to live by. Right now for me, however it's DJ, electric, and a bit of egg with cheese in it courtesy George of the Wake program.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:44am VincentNifigance:

@Joe McG what is @GeoFromJC's method of cheese transmission into egg? Is the egg scrambled?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:44am fred:

I still think it's weird there has never been a WFMU broadcast from Sonic Protest. I understand the financial side of it, but still, with the shared shoestring budget and love of weird music, it should have happened
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:45am Michele:

Chris Forsyth so good!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:45am Brian in UK:

True or false.
www.bbc.co.uk...

A little strong cheddar in scrambled. Yum.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:46am Elder Zesty Chicken of the Sea:

VincentNifigance: Well, the Cannon leaves aome residue. But i think it's Pixie Dust?
  Mon. 4/1/19 9:47am sinner:

joe
  Mon. 4/1/19 9:49am Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning, Joe!
Checking in from an Airstream trailer in Arizona that has inexplicably good WiFi...
Avatar Mon. 4/1/19 9:50am Diezel Tea:

Hahaha, Joe, great description of your set. @fred today was also the first I heard of Sonic Protest, and after looking at the line up I'm surprised it never came across my radar either. Perhaps they don't do much on the marketing end?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:50am fred:

@Gipsy Standard Time: have you ever traveled by Clay Cannon?
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:52am VincentNifigance:

@Gazpacho Soup Tester: That makes sense, you need something dryness to prevent unwanted curdling after intra-egg cheese conveyance.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:52am Goofy Spazzy Tuner:

@fred i was just discussing with VincentNifigance the various ways to travel between playlists. The Cannon is the quickest, unless Clay aims it toward the archives.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:54am Gizmo Spangled Trainee:

WHo here has seen "Skidoo" and the fabled Scrambled Eggs scene?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:54am steveo:

I looked up the word tiple and here is what i found i hope you don't mind if if paste it because it is interesting.

A tiple (English pronunciation: /ˈtɪpəl/ or /ˈtɪpli/ ; Spanish pronunciation: /ˈtiple/ , literally treble or soprano) is a plucked-string chordophone of the guitar family. A tiple player is called a tiplista. The first mention of the tiple comes from musicologist Pablo Minguet e Irol in 1752. Although many variations of the instrument exist, the tiple is mostly associated with Colombia, and is considered the national instrument.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:54am fred:

@Diezel Tea: it's a shoestring operation, losing money each year, so I don't think there's a marketing end. Passionate people somehow making things happen
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:55am Itzike!:

The lazy way to celebrate April 1 would be just to play some Weird Al. I'm sure Stashu would like that. Or some other Dr. Demento-type favorites perhaps? "Fish Heads"?
Avatar Mon. 4/1/19 9:55am northguineahills:

thanks steveo!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:56am Roberto:

As I've mentioned before, today is a good day to play lots of Billy Joel on WFMU.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:56am fred:

@Ike: Did Weird Al ever cover Heavy Metal?
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:56am Brian in UK:

Joe, I see that Sonny is touring Europe but NOT UK. Is this what we can look forward to after the giant screw-up?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:56am steveo:

@ngh today is also a good day to pour battery acid in your ears
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:57am Grilled Salmonella Turnip:

Now i crave a "strong cheddar," thanks to Brian in UK.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:58am VincentNifigance:

@BrianINUK: Don't say that! Don't even think it!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:58am Brian in UK:

@steveo and ofcourse a tipple in a small libation.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:58am fred:

I think the best day to play Billy Joel is 2/30
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 9:58am Itzall Ablurr:

Good morning, Joe and everyone up in here. Lurking, emerging to post glib inanities when possible, but enjoying the music and comments as always.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:59am Joe McG:

@VF: Yes, he scrambles! @Greg: Hi to you in AZ! @steveo: That's the instrument he's playing on that track, actually, although I said guitar. It's a t ype of Spanish guitar, really. @Ike: I could play "Heavy Metal" at 11. Good idea?
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:59am VincentNifigance:

@BrianInUK: What mainland Europe-centric cults can we join that will foot the bill of us moving over there?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 9:59am Garish Steamy Tumor:

Itzall Ablurr: we need more glib inanities! I'm running out of steam here. (despite the moniker)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 10:00am Itzall Ablurr:

And before I forget, anyone here care to see Nick Lowe this Wed. in Atlanta? I have a spare pair of general admission tickets. Not selling, gifting- just don't want them to go to waste. I forgot I had them and (doh!) bought another pair!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:01am Brian in UK:

@GST shall I rustle you up a little cheese and onion roll with a hint of mayo. I made some rolls yesterday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 10:01am Itzall Ablurr:

Dear Garbled Spectral Tomato, I shall do what I can, and thanks for the vote of confidence.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:01am Brian in UK:

@VincentNifigance all political parties are cults to some degree or other.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:02am steveo:

@thanks joe & good morning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:02am steveo:

haha monday @ problems
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:03am fred:

2/30 also happens to be Don Felder appreciation day
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:03am TheLoneliestMonk:

Laura C filled in for ToPT over the weekend. i missed it.
any good? worth downloading from the archives?
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:04am VincentNifigance:

@Ganymede Skittle Twister: Don't you give up on me!
  Mon. 4/1/19 10:04am passiflora:

good morning
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:04am Brian in UK:

@VincentNifigance there are still plenty of Royal families over here. Are they wacky enough for you?
The Queen has just announced over here that at 92 she will no longer drive on public roads.
Avatar Mon. 4/1/19 10:04am Diezel Tea:

@fred Ahh, that's 1. endearing and 2. a pity regarding SP.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 10:05am Itzall Ablurr:

fred, that will be a day that lives, if not in infamy, at the very least over to the Sheena-stream of life. Speaking for myself, of course and Ike.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:05am ⓘⓔⓔⓚⓚⓘ:

@Joe McG, Fred said it better than I could. Well, either Feb. 30th or March 32nd. One of those.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:07am Roberto:

Speaking of Felder, there's an exhibition of rock instruments opening at the Met that includes his iconic double-necked guitar.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:07am VincentNifigance:

@BrianINUk That's hilarious she announce that, like she's pointing at Phil, the Highway liability.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:07am Brian in UK:

@Joe was this song on the original album (Rough Mix). I used to own it but cannot remember this one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:07am Ganymede Skittle Twister:

VincentNifigance: NEVER.

Brian in UK: I have ALWAYS thought, in the back of my mind, Cheese and Onions…
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:08am VincentNifigance:

@BrianInUK: I'm also on this Sceptered Isle by the way...
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:08am Joe McG:

@Brian: Yup. Track 4, Side A.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:09am zpulpa:

@Roberto, did you see the video of him playing Hotel California inside the Met on it?!?!?!?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:09am eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeki:

CANCEL THE MET!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:10am Garbled Spectral Tomato:

Later, gaters! I gotta go confuse the general public, now!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:10am Brian in UK:

@VincentNifigance whereabouts?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:10am fred:

@Joe: March 32nd is kinda April 1st, so I think Ike just requested you provide his Heavy Metal fix at 11 (though he can't acknowledge his addiction outright)
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:10am VincentNifigance:

@@BrianInUK: Manchester.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:11am Brian in UK:

@Joe oh dear, my memory. Great album nonetheless.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:11am VincentNifigance:

@Ghostly Sparrow Trimmer: Rutles are touring!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:11am zpulpa:

@ Joe McG:, Today's show has been the perfect meandering soundtrack to my wind ruffled and sleepy eyed morning, Thank You!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:12am Brian in UK:

@VincentNifigance tell you what blew me away was the fact that there are/were two Rutles tribute bands.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:13am Joe McG:

@zpulpa: Glad to have you along!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:13am VincentNifigance:

@BrianInUK: It's Neil Innes and John Halsey (Barry Wom) touring!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:13am Roberto:

zpulpa, I have not seen that video, but I'm guessing Daddy Garbage has.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:13am VincentNifigance:

May 2018
Tue 08- Royal Tunbridge Wells, Assembly Hall
Wed 09- London, The Garage
Thur 10- Brighton, Komedia
Sat 12- Margate Rock & Blues 2018 at Margate Winter Gardens
Sun 13- Bristol, Fleece
Mon 14- Abergavenny, Borough Theatre
Thur 17- Evesham, The Iron Road
Fri 18- Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
Sat 19- Godalming, Wilfrid Noyce Centre
Mon 21- Bilston (Wolverhampton), Robin 2
Tue 22- Cambridge, Junction
Wed 23- Hull, Fruit
Fri 25- Newcastle, Cluny
Sat 26- Glasgow, Oran Mor
Sun 27- Aberdeen, Lemon Tree
Wed 30- Morecambe, Platform
Thu 31- Carlisle, Old Fire Station
June 2018
Fri 01- Liverpool, Music Room at Philharmonic
Sat 02- Hertford Corn Exchange
Sat 16- Caernarfon, Galeri Caernarfon
Sun 17- Foxton Locks Festival
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:15am Brian in UK:

No gigs in Shropshire, Bilston is the nearest.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:15am VincentNifigance:

OOPS, MY MISTAKE!

Thi sis 2019 Rutles Tour

Tue 14 May
8:00 PM
the rutles
Hertford Corn Exchange, Hertford
Fri 17 May
7:00 PM
The Rutles 'Get Up & Go Again' Tour 2019
The Garage, London
Sat 18 May
7:30 PM
THE RUTLES
Lewes Con Club, Lewes
Sun 19 May
7:30 PM
THE RUTLES
Lewes Con Club, Lewes
Tue 21 May
7:30 PM
The Rutles
The Platform, Morecambe
Fri 24 May
8:00 PM
The Rutles
The Continental, Preston
Sat 25 May
7:30 PM
The Rutles
Mono - Kings Court, Glasgow
Sun 26 May
7:30 PM
The Rutles
The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh
Thu 30 May
7:30 PM
The Rutles
Central Hall, Grimsby
Sat 01 Jun
7:30 PM
The Rutles
Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
Sun 02 Jun
7:00 PM
THE RUTLES
Gorilla, Manchester
Sun 02 Jun
7:30 PM
THE RUTLES
Gorilla, Manchester
Tue 04 Jun
8:30 PM
The Rutles
Robin 2, Wolverhampton
Thu 06 Jun
7:30 PM
The Rutles - Get Up & Go Again Tour 2019
The Lemon Grove, Exeter
Fri 07 Jun
7:00 PM
THE RUTLES
Komedia, Bath
Sat 08 Jun
7:00 PM
The Rutles
The Assembly, Leamington Spa
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:17am VincentNifigance:

Rut Me Gently
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:17am zpulpa:

@ Roberto, I sent it to him on instagram.. It is really epic no matter the side of the Felder Wars you are on. Imho
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:18am Roberto:

I will have to check that out!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 10:20am Dominick:

MMMMM!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:20am Brian in UK:

This could be Scott's epitaph.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:20am VincentNifigance:

Yes @JoeMcG!
  Mon. 4/1/19 10:20am prudy:

didn't know the Walker bros covered this song. So great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:20am Nulsh:

Vincent! Nice one! They are playing Mono on 26th. Need to check my diary etc.!
Cheers.
Avatar Mon. 4/1/19 10:21am northguineahills:

I only have the Luna version,,,,
  Mon. 4/1/19 10:21am prudy:

Luna also does a great version.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:22am Joe McG:

@prudy: Check out the Tom Rush original, it's still the best version.
  Mon. 4/1/19 10:23am prudy:

Nanci Griffith also.
  Mon. 4/1/19 10:23am prudy:

right.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:24am VincentNifigance:

@Nulsh Nice, trying to arrange to go with my siblings and Dad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 10:26am Irene Trudel:

Loudon!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:26am Davee:

Hi Joe - Love to hear some Sloan Wainwright if you have it.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:27am VincentNifigance:

Irene!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:27am Davee:

@Irene - great show last night - really enjoyed your fill in
  Mon. 4/1/19 10:28am davefromtoronto:

are these tunes satirical? it's hard to tell.
Avatar Mon. 4/1/19 10:28am βrian:

Why, it's The Third on the First.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 10:30am Irene Trudel:

Thanks @Davee! I loved doing it. Many thanks to Gaylord. I gotta do more soon. Gettin' rusty!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 10:32am Irene Trudel:

Sweet song from Loudon. BTW, Loudon Wainwright III + Richard Thompson = Loud & Rich.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:33am fred:

@Irene: I only hear the archives (and the premium), but I miss your unique sound
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:34am Brian in UK:

@Irene I second Fred's emotion.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:35am Oxidized:

Other April 1st birthdays - D. Boon would have been 61 today; Samuel R. Delany is 77.
  Mon. 4/1/19 10:37am Mark in Toronto:

This sounds very much like the Sir Douglas Quintet.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:37am Joe McG:

@Oxidized: D. Boon is a great one, wish I had remembered that one and played some Minutemen today. I'll play some next week when I actually might feel like running down to the record library! @Irene: Hi, Irene, it was great to hear you on the air again!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:37am KevinfromBayRidge:

Hello Joe & All. Wow, Irene AND Laura in one weekend! And it wasn't an April Fool"s prank.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:43am Brian in UK:

Spotted first bluebells yesterday. Last day of March, crazy early.
  Mon. 4/1/19 10:43am prudy:

haven't heard the Jam in a while. thanks Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:44am fred:

@Kevin: Laura Cantrell did a fill-in? I need to hear this
  Mon. 4/1/19 10:44am prudy:

LC filled in for TPT
  Mon. 4/1/19 10:45am John in Bklyn:

Succumb to the Pete Zaremba!
Hiya Joe and Noisers. Late to the party...
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:45am VincentNifigance:

@Fred Yes, it was really interesting.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:46am Brian in UK:

@fred here 'tis.
www.wfmu.org...
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:47am Joe McG:

@John: Ha ha, he should've made a T-shirt.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:48am KevinfromBayRidge:

@Fred, She filled in for Todd on Saturday. All the great Saturday memories & vibes of her amazing show came right back!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:50am Davee:

Whoa - what a shift . . . .
  Mon. 4/1/19 10:51am John in Bklyn:

@Joe: Is that considered a Mondegreen??
Wonder what Zaremba is up to these days. I used to like him on IRS Cutting Edge back in the day.
  Mon. 4/1/19 10:52am John in Bklyn:

...and of course The Fleshtones had some good tunes.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:54am Elle Elle:

Yay, Jacques Dutronc.. married to another fave of mine, Francois Hardy! Nice one, Joe McG :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 10:54am heyitschris:

This Dutronc song was aheads of its time
  Mon. 4/1/19 10:55am tadpoles:

This Jacques Dutronc single is a gem Joe.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:56am Joe McG:

Yeah, it's a total stomper. And it mentions Scooby-Doo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 10:58am Phillippe Bastille:

Good morning Joe #1 and everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:58am fred:

Thanks prudy, Vincent, Brian and Kevin. She opened my mind to country and much more, I'll always be grateful for that. I wish she'd tour this way
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:58am VincentNifigance:

Scooby-Doo Premium idea in embryonic stage...
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 10:59am VincentNifigance:

Hi @Phillippe
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:00am Cool Runnings:

Vanilla Fudge fan here.hi Joe :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:00am ChrisB.:

I never knew this Vanilla Fudge cover existed, but now that I do, "of course!"
Avatar Mon. 4/1/19 11:00am northguineahills:

what heyitschris said...
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:01am Davee:

1960's much?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 11:01am Dominick:

Yeah, this is a new one one me. Right up their alley.
Avatar Mon. 4/1/19 11:01am White Michael:

Vanilla Fudge sings this? No way!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:02am fred:

How many songs mention Scooby-Doo? I guess I'll know next year
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:02am Davee:

I thought it was Uriah Heep
  Mon. 4/1/19 11:03am John in Bklyn:

But they didn't do the [B] section in 6/8. Why, Carmine, why?!
  Mon. 4/1/19 11:05am KP in DC:

Recently saw Vanilla Fudge and Buck Dharma of BOC at a benefit down here in DC. It was at club and my table was from row. I used to have a right ear drum
  Mon. 4/1/19 11:05am Will:

Now Joe, the McGasko Principle ("When Joe plays it, it always sounds good") only goes so far. I always thought this was the worst cover ever and Vanilla Fudge did a lot of them. Very Spinal Tap. Oh no...I am enjoying it!
  Mon. 4/1/19 11:05am John in Bklyn:

V-Fudge could make Row, Row, Row Your Boat sound grandiose.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:06am Planet Tyler:

Wow that was terrible. But good to know about...
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:06am KevinfromBayRidge:

Davee, Uriah was very influenced by this slightly earlier group, which also a forerunner of BOC.
Avatar Mon. 4/1/19 11:06am northguineahills:

Never heard that Vanilla Fudge version....
  Mon. 4/1/19 11:07am prudy:

How about some Lee Hazelwood?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 11:08am the Canterbury wood-elf:

Appropriately, that lovely Kevin Ayers bed music came in just as the train I'm on started to enter the outskirts of Canterbury. Thanks for another great show Joe!
  Mon. 4/1/19 11:09am KP in DC:

I never heard the original until many years later.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:12am fred:

@ngh: keeping fingers crossed for tomorrow's interview, not that you need it. With the time difference, I'll probably be at a Shit and Shine show when it happens anyway, at the Mona Bismarck American Center
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:13am RomanDogBird:

let's get a little mellow
  Mon. 4/1/19 11:14am tadpoles:

Just translated the Jacques Dutronc Joe...very appropriate:

"People are crazy, times are blurry"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 11:14am tom from Glasgow:

ahoy hoy. listening in subtitling that Edward Snowden film
Avatar Mon. 4/1/19 11:15am northguineahills:

Thanks, fred, it will be bright and early in the morning, here, (08:30 EDT) 12:30 UTC
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:17am BonjourHi:

YES! Plantasia is the best!
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 11:17am austin:

love this set
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:18am fred:

@ngh: good luck anyway (I'll be at work hunting for ISRC codes for electro tracks downloaded from youtube)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:20am Jeff Golick:

"Jahmillipede" sounds like the punchline to a very bad joke. Good tune, tho.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:20am Planet Tyler:

O I have a companion album for this - Mother Earth's Plantasia
www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 11:21am tom from Glasgow:

didn't Stevie Wonder do music for plants or something
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 11:22am G:

The Secret Life of Plants, very late 70s
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:22am Joe McG:

@tom: I think he took a secret journey with them!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:22am Sem:

...yeah. my life in the bush of ghosts.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:24am Davee:

I sense an animal theme here
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 11:25am Jeff Moore:

I'm naturally anticipating a piece from David Garland's Verdancy coming up somewhere in this set...
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:25am Davee:

I mean wildlife theme
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:25am Brian in UK:

Bring on the millipede rock. Eighteen necked guitar. Take that Eagles man.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:26am Ken From Hyde Park:

Heh...trying to imagine a millipede's keyboard.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 11:27am Jeff Moore:

... coming up ORGANICALLY. Shoot, missed opportunities.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:27am Brian in UK:

@Ken it is circular.
  Mon. 4/1/19 11:28am Mr. Palchepo.:

Maybe next week a live set from a fern?
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:28am Davee:

Does a millipede play piano with it's feet?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 11:29am tom from Glasgow:

a millipede's keyboard set-up would basically just look like Rick Wakeman's
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:29am Joe McG:

@Mr. Palchepo: Ha ha ha! Or a rhododendren.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 11:30am Jeff Moore:

Tom is correct.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 11:31am pantz:

Next up, a Larch. A Larch.
Avatar Mon. 4/1/19 11:31am northguineahills:

A meditation on Dischord is easier then a meditation on Discord (the messaging services).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:33am steveo:

this is my current favorite new album; she is playing in brooklyn (with her quartet) on 4/28
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:34am Jeff Golick:

Pavone played on Scott McD's Long Rally recently, if anyone's looking for more: www.wfmu.org...
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:35am Joe McG:

She played on Scott McDowell's show in February! I was sorry I missed that day.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:35am Joe McG:

Whoops, beat me to it, Jeff. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:35am Jeff Golick:

(Well, you're busy.)
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:36am Joe McG:

Don't adjust your radios, the distortion is in the track.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:37am Jeff Golick:

@steveo: what's the venue?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:38am zpulpa:

I feel this in my bones
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:38am steveo:

@jg brooklyn conservatory bkcm.org...
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:40am Brian in UK:

Joe, kind of heading in a Penguin Cafe Orchestra direction.
Thanks for the show.
Have a good week everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:41am zpulpa:

This one hits the blood. ooof.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 11:41am tom from Glasgow:

how i love Arthur Russell
  Mon. 4/1/19 11:42am passiflora:

+
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:42am Jeff Golick:

Thanks, @steveo! Great double bill, and a nice small venue, too. Hope to make it.
  Mon. 4/1/19 11:42am Pete:

Favorite Arthur song. I needed this. Thanks, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 11:43am Phillippe Bastille:

Nice cut
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:44am Krys O.:

That voice! Arthur Russell always gets to me.
Avatar Mon. 4/1/19 11:46am northguineahills:

I hate when typos accidentally shortcuts to muting my lappy leaving me befuddled....
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:50am Joe McG:

Happy to oblige, Pete!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:53am steveo:

cool jeff, me too
  🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:53am 12539:

Thanks, Joe!
Avatar Mon. 4/1/19 11:53am northguineahills:

I think I only have the Pentagle version of House Carpenter. Thanks Joe!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:55am Sem:

Much obliged for this morning's spins, Mr. McGasko. Hope to catch you next week, all things being equal.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:55am Joe McG:

Sure, ngh! Looks like I'm homeward bound. Thanks for listening and commenting, everyone! Hope your April isn't full of showers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 11:55am Booz:

This has been fun Joe, let's do it again soon!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:56am steveo:

moral of the story: marry the king's daughter when you have a chance
Avatar Mon. 4/1/19 11:56am northguineahills:

A Davy Graham sandwich!!!!
  Mon. 4/1/19 11:56am Brendan:

Thanks for the Davy bookends and everything in between Joe
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 11:57am Mick:

that Chris Cohen version wrecked me - thanks for a great show, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/1/19 11:57am Phillippe Bastille:

Thanks for a good Monday morning, Joe
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/1/19 11:59am steveo:

thanks, Joe!
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