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Options April 22, 2019: Glimpse of Heaven (with Special Guest David Cousins of The Strawbs)

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
The Turtles  Earth Anthem (All)   Options The Turtles Present the Battle of the Bands  White Whale  1968  LP      0:00:00 ()
Marisa Anderson  Farther Along   Options Traditional and Public Domain Songs  Mississippi  2017  LP  From 2013    0:13:04 ()
C Joynes & the Furlong Bray  Mali Sajyo   Options The Borametz Tree  Thread Recordings  2019  LP    *   0:16:04 ()
Dominique Cravic et Les Primitifs du Futur  Dionnette   Options Résumé Des Épisodes Précédents  Souffle Continu  2019  LP  From 1986  *   0:18:47 ()
Erlend Apneseth Trio with Frode Haltli  Takle   Options Salika, Molika  Hubro  2019  CD    *   0:20:59 ()
Elias Rahbani  Dance of Maria   Options Mr Bongo Record Club Volume Three  Mr Bongo  2019  CD  From 1974  *   0:24:16 ()
Minoru Muraoka  Take Five   Options Bamboo  Mr Bongo  2019  CD  From 1970  *   0:27:00 ()
Davy Graham  Getting Better   Options Hat  Decca  2018  CD  From 1969    0:32:13 ()
Los Straitjackets  The Fishing Hole   Options Channel Surfing EP  Yep Roc  2019  CD    *   0:33:49 ()
 
R.E.M.   Sitting Still   Options Murmur  I.R.S.  1983  LP      0:45:44 ()
The Cannanes  Lamington Lane   Options I Won't Have to Think About You  A Colourful Storm  2017  MP3  From 1998    0:48:37 ()
Sonny and the Sunsets  Hairdressers from Heaven   Options Hairdressers from Heaven  Rocks in Your Head  2019  CD    *   0:52:23 ()
Stella Donnelly  Tricks   Options Beware of the Dogs  Secretly Canadian  2019  CD    *   0:54:55 ()
The Cardigans  Carnival   Options Life  Trampolene/Polydor  1997  CD      0:58:44 ()
Tomorrow's World  On a Saturday   Options Songs for the Jet Set Volume Three  Jet Set  2000  CD      1:01:58 ()
Os Novos Bahianos  Ferro Na Boneca   Options É Ferro Na Boneca!  Mr Bongo  2019  CD  From 1970  *   1:05:02 ()
 
 
Single File: a bunch of 45s all lined up in a row
Sam Cooke  Good News   Options single  RCA Victor  1964  45      1:10:33 ()
The Greenwoods  Please Don't Sell My Daddy No More Wine   Options single  Kapp  1966  45      1:12:43 ()
The 8th Day  It's Instrumental to Be Free   Options single  Invictus  1971  45      1:15:07 ()
Bettye Swann  Cold Day (In Hell)   Options single  Atlantic  1972  45      1:18:14 ()
Jona Lewie  Shaggy Raggy   Options single  Stiff  1981  45      1:21:19 ()
Jim Valley  Go-Go Round   Options single  Dunhill  1967  45      1:24:28 ()
Family  Hometown   Options single  Reprise  1969  45      1:27:03 ()
The Psychedelic Furs  The Ghost in You   Options single  Columbia  1984  45      1:30:01 ()
Strawbs  Here It Comes   Options single  A&M  1972  45      1:33:30 ()
 
 
Interview with David Cousins of The Strawbs, recorded 4/9/19
David Cousins  Interview Part 1   Options             1:45:54 ()
Sandy Denny & The Strawbs  Who Knows Where the Time Goes?   Options All Our Own Work  Numerophon  2014  LP  previously unreleased version with strings; from 1967    1:51:00 ()
David Cousins  Interview Part 2   Options             1:55:04 ()
Strawbs  Where Is This Dream of Your Youth?   Options Strawbs  A&M  1969  LP      1:59:44 ()
David Cousins  Interview Part 3   Options             2:02:46 ()
Strawbs  Grace Darling   Options single  A&M  1974  45      2:06:40 ()
David Cousins  Interview Part 4   Options             2:10:10 ()
Strawbs  Josephine, For Better or For Worse   Options Dragonfly  A&M  1970  LP      2:14:03 ()
David Cousins  Interview Part 5   Options             2:17:11 ()
Sandy Denny & The Strawbs  Stay Awhile with Me   Options All Our Own Work  Numerophon  2014  LP  From 1967    2:23:02 ()
David Cousins  Interview Part 6   Options             2:25:21 ()
Strawbs  The Song of Infinite Sadness   Options The Ferryman's Curse  Cherry Red  2019  CD  originally from 2017, just reissued  *   2:29:31 ()
David Cousins  Interview Part 7   Options             2:34:43 ()
Strawbs  Benedictus   Options Grave New World  A&M  1972  LP      2:39:18 ()
David Cousins  Interview, Final Part   Options             2:43:24 ()
Strawbs  Forever   Options Just a Collection of Antiques and Curios: Live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall  A&M  1988  CD  From 1970    2:47:25 ()
 
Strawbs  A Glimpse of Heaven   Options From the Witchwood  A&M  1971  LP      2:54:20 ()
David Cousins  Two Weeks Last Summer   Options Two Weeks Last Summer  A&M  1972  LP  his first solo album    2:57:22 ()
Dave Cousins  Lay Down   Options Old School Songs  PVC  1980  LP  with Brian Willoughby    3:00:30 ()
Strawbs  Hard Times   Options Preserves Uncanned  The Road Goes On Forever  1991  CD  check out that Dave Cousins banjo! (1966 or so)    3:03:57 ()
Strawbs  Thank You   Options Bursting at the Seams  A&M  1975  LP      3:05:19 ()


Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:01am annie:

:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:02am annie:

it's going to be a great day for radio... !
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:02am Phillippe Bastille:

Good morning Joe #1 and everyone.
  Mon. 4/22/19 9:03am Andrea in Jersey City:

Hey Joe! Happy earth day!
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:03am V Priceless:

mornin' Joe! Looking forward to your DC interview + tunes! Woo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:04am Asheville Jon:

hey Annie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:05am annie:

hey jon! it was great to run into you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:06am Granny Spicy Tuna:

this is so beautiful and sweet
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:06am Davee:

Hello Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:06am pantz:

In honor of Earth Day, I've soiled my pantz.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:07am Asheville Jon:

annie, must be another jon. i don't think we've met
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:07am annie:

oh,geez, i gotta get a tissue out already??!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:08am annie:

hhmmm.... well, cool, good to run into your doppelganger..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:08am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe. S'funny I played the Turtles album the other day, deciding whether to sell it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:08am TheLoneliestMonk:

mornin' joe mac!
  Mon. 4/22/19 9:08am zpulpa:

Goodmorning! I’m feeling at peace with my tumultuous mind this morning, this is off to a wonderful start. Thank you joe!
Hey Granny! Gmornin! What a time to be alive, coffee time !
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:09am melinda:

Nice openers
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:09am Brian in UK:

Good ole Mississippi Records.
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:10am YETI BOB:

Borametz! - the "Vegetable Lamb" OK!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:10am Asheville Jon:

you make it through the rain/flooding ok annie?
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:10am Diezel Tea:

Howdy Joey McGaslights and noise makers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:11am melinda:

The city is removing the giant tree stump in front of my house right now, wood chips are flying!
  Mon. 4/22/19 9:14am Brendan:

Don’t mind the sound of that chipper -its just Steve Buscemi celebrating Earth Day by going all green (and red).
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:16am Joe McG:

Howdy, folks, and welcome to the program. Single File at 10 today, Dave Cousins interview starts at 10:30.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:18am Krys O.:

Greetings!
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:21am Diezel Tea:

Great Take 5 cover. )))
  Mon. 4/22/19 9:21am queems:

LOVE THIS
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:21am melinda:

@diezel I agree. I don't recall hearing any other covers.
  Mon. 4/22/19 9:22am Brendan:

Hey Aqualung.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:22am Granny Spicy Tuna:

hey, zpulpa, lovely to see you here. Joe, i can never get enough covers of Brubeck. It's like mashed potatoes and gravy comfort food for me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:26am Granny Spicy Tuna:

for the super geeky covers fans: secondhandsongs.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:26am annie:

yeah, jon, i did...i wasn't out in it for long.. i think now is a most excellent time for DOT in start that four-lane expansion on amboy, the soil out there is soft enough to just scoop up..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:27am Cmurtha:

Howdy gang
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:28am Roberto:

An upbeat tune about domestic abuse. Yeah, that probably wouldn't fly nowadays.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:28am Cmurtha:

Today I learned this song has a real name.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:29am pantz:

Nip it in the bud. Nip it. Nip it. Nip it.
  Mon. 4/22/19 9:29am listener monica:

yay! it's monday! i am bringing my radio to work today!
  Mon. 4/22/19 9:31am Andrea in Jersey City:

Yay!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:34am Cmurtha:

You are not missing anything by not watching them,though GOT has a pretty alright theme song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:34am Asheville Jon:

holy cow annie, i can't believe they want to expand amboy. that road is such a mess when it floods. second time this year already
  Mon. 4/22/19 9:35am Brendan:

I hope the ass clown in my workplace who violates the sanctity of the men’s room by whistling hears your words of wisdom.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:37am Brian in UK:

@Brendan are you allowed to write men's room anymore?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:39am Granny Spicy Tuna:

it's a brain transplant into the listeners
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:39am briania:

Thanks, Joe, mow it's in MY head.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:39am Cmurtha:

The same thing happens when you play a song stuck in your head for friends, though proximity dictates that they keep passing the song between themselves. You get to avoid the loop.
  Mon. 4/22/19 9:40am Brendan:

I ‘ll call it that place with urinals on the wall.
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:40am Joe McG:

I'm sorry, briania! :)
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:40am Roberto:

OMG thank you, Brendan -- whistling/humming/listening to music in public restrooms -- WTF?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:40am Granny Spicy Tuna:

early R.E.M. seems to be trending on WFMU this week
  Mon. 4/22/19 9:41am KP in DC:

I thought that was going to be Starry Eyes, but I don’t want to argue ...
  Mon. 4/22/19 9:42am elwyn:

i am just bummed out that I go back to work tomorrow. i should have taken the whole week off like most of my colleagues.
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:42am Roberto:

Jeff Golick played Talk About the Passion yesterday morning. I remarked that it's an early-R.E.M. kind of week.
  Mon. 4/22/19 9:42am listener monica:

Joe, today is my birthday and i have not worked on my birthday since 1991. When I remembered you were on the air I got real real happy for real real real. then i went in the garage and fished out my radio. thanks!!!
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:43am Joe McG:

Happy Birthday, Monica!!! @Roberto/GST: How odd! Must be spring.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:43am Artie:

The best way to vanquish an earworm is to infect others. Usually works, and when it doesn't at least its a /shared/ misery.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:44am Cmurtha:

Happy birthday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:45am Artie:

Happy Birthday, Monica!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:46am melinda:

happy b-day monica! hope having wfmu with you helps.
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:46am Phillippe Bastille:

happy birthday Monica!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:46am annie:

yeah, jon, it's ludicrous. happy birthday monica!
  Mon. 4/22/19 9:49am Daybreak, the free, but responsible.:

Everything I’m posting on the Accu appears and disappears since Wake. Can anyone see these? Let me know, I felt like I was going crazy.
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:50am Diezel Tea:

Daybreak, you are indeed going crazy.
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:50am Joe McG:

@Daybreak: I see you!
  Mon. 4/22/19 9:52am Brendan:

I wish they’d revive this old commercial of the native on Earth Day: https://youtu.be/8Suu84khNGY
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:52am Diezel Tea:

Choice Cardigans cut.
  Mon. 4/22/19 9:53am pete batt:

thankyou from Australia. i will be in touch re my bands new record. great show Joe, Pete. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:54am Brian in UK:

Kind of a first Tahiti 80 album day.
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:54am Marc Francis:

I love the Cardigans. ♥
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:54am Joe McG:

Look forward to hearing it, Pete!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:55am tom from Glasgow:

this Cardigans track's boss. morning Joe & all
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:55am fred:

Good morning Joe and Yip-Yipsters
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 9:55am Sem:

Hello, Joe, McGaskos, all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 9:56am tom from Glasgow:

glad i didn't, in fact, miss "Starry Eyes"
  Mon. 4/22/19 10:01am Daybreak, the free, but responsible.:

Thanks Diezel Tea and Joe!
  Mon. 4/22/19 10:02am Brendan:

Ferro No Boneca had the same exact verse melody as Life is a Rock (But the Radio Rolled Me)
  Mon. 4/22/19 10:04am Daybreak, the free, but responsible.:

Ah WFMU, a place, where from a distance, you’d think the listeners would mock liking the Cardigans, yet look closely and so much is welcome and enjoyed. No pleasure is guilty!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:05am annie:

found this small, yet powerful sentence in an article from The Dark Mountain Project: ‘What do you do, after you stop pretending?’
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:05am annie:

oh, for Earth Day,btw ^^
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:08am Phillippe Bastille:

I was always impressed by the old Dramarama song about Earth Day where they got the date wrong
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:11am Joe McG:

@phillippe: Ha ha! @Brendan: Now that's a segueway!
  Mon. 4/22/19 10:14am johnk77:

great show @joemcg
@daybreak if u have not yet
check out uncle michael on
the give the drummer stream
his self-description includes:
there are no guilty pleasures
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:15am annie:

i heard Mother Nature grumble last week, "I don't need no stinkin' calendar."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:16am Kevin_Ringwood_ UK:

@annie - I subscribed to The Dark Mountain Project for several years. The books are full of inspiring material. It's also worth checking out some of the writing from one of the Dark Mountain founders, Paul Kingsnorth
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:16am Granny Spicy Tuna:

I'm leaping into the 21st century-- now listening from my phone. Will I ever EVER get off of WFMU ever again?!?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:16am Webhamster Henry:

Thanks for this morning's Shaggycore.
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:17am Joe McG:

@Harry: Jonawave.
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:18am Davee:

Oh man, I'll be hearing this song all day!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:19am Ken From Hyde Park:

Greetings, my fellow Earthicans!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:19am heyitschris:

Is this Jim Valley a cover the Lightfoot song or vice versa? I've never heard this version before.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:19am Kevin_Ringwood_ UK:

I can honestly say that was only the third Jona Lewie track I've ever heard (the first being Stop the Cavalry, obviously, then You'll Always Find Me in the Kitchen at Parties)
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:20am Joe McG:

@heyit'schris: Yes, it's a Gordo cover.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:20am tom from Glasgow:

Kevin: haaa, same
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:20am tom from Glasgow:

is "Stop the Cavalry" actually even Christmas canon in America?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:21am heyitschris:

Thanks Joe!
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:21am Sem:

Wow, Lightfoot never sounded to...lame.
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:21am Sem:

*so*
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:22am Brian in UK:

Sounds like Roger has been taking throat lozenges.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:22am Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning, Joe!
That's so funny—I was *just* listening to "Carnival" this weekend…
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:23am Kevin_Ringwood_ UK:

@tom - Wikipedia only mentions Stop the Cavalry in the UK charts, which is what I would have guessed
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:23am annie:

@K R UK- i lost memory of how i stumbled across TDMP, i have never missed a post. today's was a hankie moment for sure. the author is Dougland Hine
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:24am Brian in UK:

@Sem saw GL in London once. He barely played for an hour. Very poor.
Oh and I had a puncture on my motorcycle and was late getting there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:26am Planet Tyler:

Dangerous Minds recently raved about a Furs show they found on Vimeo from 1981. Richard is flat throughout but it was still pretty good: dangerousminds.net...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:26am Brian in UK:

@annie your earlier comment put me in mind of a John Cooper Clarke put-down.
'Speaking as an outsider, what do you think of the human race'.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:26am annie:

here's the link to the most recent DMP: dark-mountain.net...
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:26am Joe McG:

@tom: Did you ever hear the brass band version of "Stop the Calvary"? Also on Stiff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:27am Kevin_Ringwood_ UK:

annie, yes Dougald is the other founder of the project. He's an excellent writer too
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:27am V Priceless:

great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:29am Irene Trudel:

Ah, The Strawbs after one of my Favorite Psychedelic Furs songs. So glad you're interviewing Dave Cousins. Did you go to any of the local Strawbs shows? I'm unfortunately away for that big anniversary weekend (which I'm sure you'll discuss).
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:29am V Priceless:

shame Hud & Tony Hopper are not involved in the 50th shindig
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:29am annie:

i think the saddest thing to come out of Earth Day is a commodification of something VERY serious..
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:30am V Priceless:

Hooper
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:30am fred:

I had the "stop the cavalry" 7" back then. I'm pretty sure I still have it "somewhere"
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:30am Sem:

Heh, BiUK. As unfavourable as you found his < 60 minute performance, and the attendent incident further souring your mood, please remember that here, thanks to a government rule about one song in three on the radio had to have *Canadian content*, we endured all of Mr. Lightfoot's career on a Mobius soundtrack. An hour, in retrospect, probably would have been enough.
  Mon. 4/22/19 10:32am passiflora:

have always loved this bed
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:32am Walt:

Late to the party on the earworm problem, but I have a guarenteed cure. Sing the lyrics to the "Gilligan's Island" theme to the tune of "Amazing Grace." Or vice versa. Works every time.
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:33am Walt:

"A Mighty Wind"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:33am Greg from ZONE 5:

A Mighty Wind!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:33am lukavino:

A Mighty Wind!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:33am tom from Glasgow:

A Mighty Wind
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:33am JP from KC:

a mighty wind
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:33am Tome:

Passing wind ?
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:33am Roberto:

That's Michael McKean. A Mighty Wind.
  Mon. 4/22/19 10:34am Robert Dolan:

a mighty wind
  Mon. 4/22/19 10:34am melinda:

A mighty wind
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:34am tom from Glasgow:

JINX
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:34am Planet Tyler:

A mighty wind
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:34am pantz:

Breaking Wind!
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:34am V Priceless:

a mighty wind
  Mon. 4/22/19 10:34am manhattan mike:

A mighty wind!
  Mon. 4/22/19 10:34am Nick:

A Mighty Wind
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:34am Sem:

A MIghty Wind
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:34am annie:

i get a patsy cline earworm....takes up to two or three days for it to worm out...
  Mon. 4/22/19 10:34am frenchee:

what lukavino said (and Walt)
Michael McKean, btw.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:34am lukavino:

"Break Like The Wind"
  Mon. 4/22/19 10:34am sonnyspop:

W/Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer
Awesome!
  Mon. 4/22/19 10:35am melinda:

“It’s blowin’ you and me!”
  Mon. 4/22/19 10:35am chresti at work:

Good morning from Griffith Park!
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:36am Roberto:

Basically Spinal Tap goes folk.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:36am annie:

damn,now i have to see that again...not that it's a BAD thing
  Mon. 4/22/19 10:36am jake:

a mighty wind
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:37am steemtrayn:

The folksmen
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:37am Tome:

sounds like *Yes* ,,<>
  Mon. 4/22/19 10:39am tadpoles:

Thanks for Family Joe...a treat.
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:41am Joe McG:

@tadpoles: I love that song! My pleasure to bring that to you! Thanks everyone for reminding me of "A MIGHTY Wind."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:45am Kevin_Ringwood_ UK:

hairs on the back of my neck are standing up now
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:45am V Priceless:

great stuff, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:45am annie:

oh, good, my Go games are up; see you on the other tab.
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:46am Joe McG:

Glad you're enjoying this, VP! I love the way that David says "extraordinary," btw.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:47am Summer and Michael and Sylvia:

Wonderful interview, Joe. This song, "Where Does The Time Go?", one of Summer's favorites, stops me in my tracks every time I hear it begin. Oh, my.
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:48am Mikey_B:

one of the all time great songs, in my humble estimation.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:49am Hughie Considine:

Totally agree -- one of the great songs, a hymn almost.
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:51am V Priceless:

whoa - would love to hear 'Queen of Dreams' live, not to mention 'Tomorrow'
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:52am Joe McG:

For info about the shindig: strawbs50.com
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:52am Brian in UK:

Joe, why is all this taking place in NJ?
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 10:53am Joe McG:

@Brian: I should have asked him that, Brian! I think the Strawbs have a very strong audience still in America.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:55am Hughie Considine:

At a Roy Harper concert at the Bottom Line in 1997, opening act was John Ford of the Strawbs, who opened with "Benedictus." I sat at the very front with my friend Nigel who, being a huge fan of British folk and a busker to boot, sang along with every word (and there are about 50 verses). AT the end of the song, there's applause, and Ford's saying, "thank you, thank you." He then looks pointedly down a Nige and says, "And thank YOU."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 10:59am Irene Trudel:

Brian, I think some of the musicians involved may live in NJ and Long Island, NY.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:00am common:

Joe, all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:01am Granny Spicy Tuna:

Now I'm going to cry
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:01am Irene Trudel:

I saw a great Strawbs reunion show with the full band a few years ago in Parsippany, NJ. They were in Top form!
Thanks for this interview, Joe!
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:01am Sem:

Yo, common. Been missing the pink Volvo!
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:03am V Priceless:

comm!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:03am fred:

I've spent some time confusing the Strawbs with The Straubs (knowing nothing about either, but they were both names I heard a lot)
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:05am Joe McG:

The Strawbs/Frankie Goes to Hollywood connection!
  Mon. 4/22/19 11:07am Alicia Renee:

love it!!!
  Mon. 4/22/19 11:09am Andrea in Jersey City:

Ha! Hoarding for the future..
  Mon. 4/22/19 11:11am Andrea in Jersey City:

This reminds me of my legendary purple beta fish named Josephine.
  Mon. 4/22/19 11:14am tadpoles:

Sandy Denny...a treasure lost too early.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:16am Ken From Hyde Park:

@fred - I get them mixed up with The Sherbs.
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:17am TDK60:

Just in time for Sandy Denny..
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:17am Sem:

Oh, Sandy.
  Mon. 4/22/19 11:18am listener monica:

we got to see her with Fairport at the Beacon was it '74 or '75?
  Mon. 4/22/19 11:22am jmr3:

I remember hearing a Strawbs song that apparently Iron Maiden borrowed the slow descending bass riff from for their song "Strange World" on their first record - anyone know what Strawbs song that is?
  Mon. 4/22/19 11:22am Kidney Stones:

Drink lemon juice / lemonade for kidney sones
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:23am Joe McG:

How come there's never been a band called the Kidney Stones?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:23am Ken From Hyde Park:

For future Single File usage, Joe: www.discogs.com...
  Mon. 4/22/19 11:24am tadpoles:

Thanks for asking about his health Joe....oi aging!
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:24am Joe McG:

@Ken: They did a song I used to love called "No Turning Back." It's cheesy, but catchy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:25am annie:

i think i can create one with the WFMU Band Name Generator refrigerator magnet Kit, Joe..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:25am tim from champaign:

Cool interview, Joe! Has anyone listened to The Bunch? It looks like a one off supergroup with Sandy Denny, Richard and Linda, Fotheringay folks. I saw the record the other day. The album cover looked a little dubious so I didn't pick it up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:26am Kevin_Ringwood_ UK:

Just bought All Our Own Work on vinyl from eBay UK. It doesn't seem to be on Spotify
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:26am tom from Glasgow:

i used those FMU fridge magnets to become MC Big Chicken
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:26am Joe McG:

@tadpoles: I think it's interesting because even in the '60s he was writing songs about time and mortality and now he's a much older man. @tim; Some people hate The Bunch, but I think it's great fun. Dion's "My Girl the Month of May" is on there, and Sandy and Linda Peters (Thompson) sing Buddy Holly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:26am fred:

@Joe: I think these guys would beg to disagree: www.facebook.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:27am Uncle Michael:

outstanding interview, Joe
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:29am Joe McG:

Thanks, Uncle Michael, it was quite a pleasure to talk to him.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:29am annie:

@tomin glasgow: when neighbors visit my house and wander into the kitchen, i can tell if we will get along by how they respond to the magnatic words.
  Mon. 4/22/19 11:31am Brendan:

Rick’s RR HOF induction speech is a must see
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:32am V Priceless:

@ jmr3: that Maiden tune has a vibe that's vaguely similar to Strawbs 'Tears and Pavan' maybe?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:36am Krys O.:

Such a pleasure to hear. I grew up hearing my brother's Strawbs LPs.
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:37am V Priceless:

what a tune - what a record - whoa!
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:42am V Priceless:

of course, there's some great early Bowie/Strawbs history from back in their art lab days, including Bowie doing pantomime to 'Poor Jimmy Wilson'
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:43am Joe McG:

@VP: Yes, he mentions that in the liner notes to "Preserves Uncanned." Quite funny!
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:43am Sem:

oh, man.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:45am Carmichael:

Heya Joe and fans. Been listening and working. BTW, all of APP original singers are still alive.
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:46am V Priceless:

@ Joe - yes! Sure wish there was video footage of that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:46am Carmichael:

*except for Chris Rainbow ...
  Mon. 4/22/19 11:46am jmr3:

@V Priceless - maybe, I thought it had the same bassline, but it's been a very long time. Not nearly as close as "California uber Alles" and the Scorpions' "They Need a Million - but my pattern seeking primate brain is always looking for context and similarities
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:49am Carmichael:

You could do with some Fotheringay, Joe. My favorite of the Fairport spinoffs.
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:49am V Priceless:

there's that banjo!
  Mon. 4/22/19 11:50am Will:

You don't get me, I'm part of the union! (Not by Cousins.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:50am Irene Trudel:

How about Hero & Heroine or Down By the Sea? Great interview, Joe!
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:51am Joe McG:

Thanks, Irene! I'm running out of time, otherwise I would! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:52am annie:

ok, MUST get to work...wonderful show today joe. many thanks!
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:52am Sem:

Thank you, Joe. What a show! See you later.
  Mon. 4/22/19 11:53am KP in DC:

My friends know them because of LI connection but I only saw them once in city.
Part of the Union!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:53am Irene Trudel:

No worries! Great choices overall.
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:54am TDK60:

I really don't know the Strawbs much, need to look into more...
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:56am Z-pulpa:

His music is so full of tenderness. Thanks for sharing, and for a great interview Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:56am Carmichael:

Thanks Joe. Twas splendid.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:56am Webhamster Henry:

That was an excellent interview, he seems so upbeat, living among kidney stones and all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:57am Krys O.:

Thanks, Joe!
  Mon. 4/22/19 11:58am Andrea in Jersey City:

Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:58am tom from Glasgow:

cheers JMcG
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:58am Irene Trudel:

Something weird is going on with the signal. All weird distortion!
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:59am kimzilla:

We are aware of the distortion on 91.1, were working on it now. Thanks for the heads up!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 11:59am tom from Glasgow:

the 91 signal was weird earlier too, if that's the one you mean Irene
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 11:59am Joe McG:

Thanks for listening and commenting, everyone!
Avatar Mon. 4/22/19 12:00pm V Priceless:

thanks Joe! Good to hear DC and Strawbs get some props! Cheers!
  Mon. 4/22/19 12:00pm Phillippe Bastille:

Thanks Joe
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 12:00pm Rich in Washington:

I don't hear any distortion. Must be only on the terrestrial signal?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 12:00pm Rich in Washington:

Thanks, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/22/19 12:01pm Irene Trudel:

Thanks Kim! sounds like digital converter gone wrong. And thanks for a lovely show Joe!
  Mon. 4/22/19 12:01pm Daybreak, the free, but responsible.:

Ut oh! 91.1 dropped into a garbled mess for about 3 min. I know there were some issues on Wake this morning.
Anyone else just have that issue?
  Mon. 4/22/19 12:01pm Daybreak, the free, but responsible.:

It is cleared up now!
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