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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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Options June 17, 2019: Patchy and Flawed

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Jack Adkins  American Sunset   Options Planisphere  The Numero Group  2019  CD  From 1984  *   0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Bill Callahan  The Ballad of The Hulk   Options Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest  Drag City  2019  CD    *   0:06:20 (Pop‑up)
Jake Xerxes Fussell  The Rainbow Willow   Options Out of Sight  Paradise of Bachelors  2019  CD    *   0:10:22 (Pop‑up)
Naîm Amor / John Convertino  Tuscson, Paris   Options The Western Suite and Siesta Songs  LM Dupli-Cation   2016  CD      0:17:27 (Pop‑up)
Bruce Springsteen  Hello Sunshine   Options Western Stars  Columbia  2019  MP3    *   0:20:47 (Pop‑up)
Bedouine  Bird   Options Bird Songs of a Killjoy  Spacebomb  2019  CD    *   0:24:38 (Pop‑up)
Tracey Thorn  Too Happy   Options A Distant Shore  Cherry Red  1982  LP      0:29:59 (Pop‑up)
Nouvelle Vague  Let Me Go   Options Bande à Part  Luaka Bop  2006  CD      0:37:14 (Pop‑up)
Prefab Sprout  Appetite   Options Steve McQueen  Legacy/Sony  2007  CD  re-recorded version, 2006    0:39:26 (Pop‑up)
 
Peter Perrett  Heavenly Day   Options Humanworld  Domino  2019  CD    *   0:52:23 (Pop‑up)
The Lice  So Bourgeois   Options JK Ultra  Fork in the Outlet  2019  CD    *   0:55:31 (Pop‑up)
Wreckless Eric  Father to the Man   Options Transience  Southern Domestic  2019  CD    *   0:56:57 (Pop‑up)
Billy Childish and the Singing Loins  I Don't Like the Man I Am   Options Punk Rock Ist Nicht Tot: The Billy Childish Story 1977-2018  Damaged Goods  2019  CD  From 1993  *   0:59:25 (Pop‑up)
Mekons  (Sometimes I Feel Like) Fletcher Christian   Options Millionaire EP  Quarterstick  1993  CD  live version from Cabaret Metro    1:02:06 (Pop‑up)
Middle Kids  Beliefs & Prayers   Options New Songs for Old Problems  Domino  2019  CD    *   1:06:47 (Pop‑up)
Mattiel  Keep the Change   Options Satis Factory  ATO  2019  CD    *   1:10:38 (Pop‑up)
Palehound  Company   Options Black Friday  Polyvinyl  2019  CD    *   1:14:07 (Pop‑up)
Neutrals  24 Pictures   Options Kebab Disco  Emotional Response  2019  LP    *   1:16:31 (Pop‑up)
French Vanilla  Lost Power   Options How Am I Not Myself?  Danger Collective  2019  CD    *   1:20:13 (Pop‑up)
Slow Pulp  New Media   Options Big Day EP  Slow Pulp  2019  CD    *   1:22:11 (Pop‑up)
 
 
Single File: a bunch of 45s r.p.m. records in a row
Svenne and Lotta  Bang-A-Boomerang   Options single  Morningstar  1976  45      1:31:22 (Pop‑up)
These Vizitors  For Mary's Sake   Options single  Capitol  1968  45      1:33:56 (Pop‑up)
The Plimsouls  A Million Miles Away   Options single  Geffen  1983  45      1:36:21 (Pop‑up)
Stu Nunnery  Sally from Syracuse   Options single  Evolution  1973  45      1:39:43 (Pop‑up)
Don & Dewy  Stretchin' Out   Options single  Rush  1963  45      1:43:42 (Pop‑up)
Roy Clark  The Lawrence Welk–Hee Haw Counter-Revolution Polka   Options single  Dot  1972  45      1:45:48 (Pop‑up)
Debbie Reynolds  French Heels   Options single  Coral  1957  45      1:48:28 (Pop‑up)
Billy Paul  Let's Make a Baby   Options single  Philadelphia International  1975  45      1:50:44 (Pop‑up)
Mink deVille  Rolene   Options single  Capitol  1978  45      1:54:47 (Pop‑up)
Bobby Bland  Today I Started Loving You Again   Options single  ABC  1975  45      1:58:08 (Pop‑up)
 
 
The Soul of Black Country
Otis Williams and the Midnight Cowboys  I Wanna Go Country   Options Otis Williams and the Midnight Cowboys  Stop  1971  LP      2:13:20 (Pop‑up)
Bettye Swann  Just Because You Can't Be Mine   Options Holding Things Together: The Merle Haggard Songbook  Ace  2019  CD  From 1970  *   2:15:06 (Pop‑up)
Bobby Womack  Behind Closed Doors   Options B.W. Goes C. & W.  United Artists  1976  LP      2:18:12 (Pop‑up)
Ray Charles  Crying Time   Options A Man and His Soul  ABC  1967  LP  From 1966    2:20:18 (Pop‑up)
Linda Martell  There Never Was a Time   Options Color Me Country  Plantation  1970  LP      2:23:01 (Pop‑up)
Billy Preston  Sunday Morning   Options Everybody Likes Some Kind of Music  A&M  1973  LP      2:25:52 (Pop‑up)
Exuma  Hayride   Options Life  Buddah  1973  LP      2:27:44 (Pop‑up)
Etta James  Almost Persuaded   Options Dirty Laundry: The Soul of Black Country  Trikont  2004  CD  From 1968    2:29:51 (Pop‑up)
Swamp Dogg  He Don't Like Country Music (And He Hates Little Kids)   Options The Excellent Sides of Swamp Dogg Vol. 5  SDEG  2007  CD  from the never released Mercury country LP (by Mercury, anyway)    2:33:29 (Pop‑up)
Millie Jackson  Anybody That Don't Like Millie Jackson   Options Just a Lil' Bit Country  Spring  1981  LP      2:37:01 (Pop‑up)
O.B. McClinton  Today I Started Loving You Again   Options Live at Randy's Rodeo  Stax  1973  LP      2:40:01 (Pop‑up)
Joe Tex  King of the Road   Options More Dirty Laundry: The Soul of Black Country  Trikont  2008  CD  From 1965    2:45:10 (Pop‑up)
The Pointer Sisters  Fairytale   Options That's A Plenty!  Blue Thumb  1974  LP      2:47:22 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

  🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:03am 12539:

Boooiiiiing!
  Mon. 6/17/19 9:05am Chi Bill:

I'll never tire of the Sesame St martian bit. Kind of miss the Rocky Bullwinkle thing, who's show was thaat? Uh, Good morning Joe. Haappy Monday all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:05am Krys O.:

Howdy, Joe!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:11am Joe McG:

Good morning, 12539, Chi Bill, and Krys O.!
  Mon. 6/17/19 9:12am jess:

lambchop?
  Mon. 6/17/19 9:13am VincentNifigance:

Hi Joe.
Avatar Mon. 6/17/19 9:14am Diezel Tea:

Eyyy, it's Joey McGastronomy in da AM, eyyy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:14am nortonjutland:

way to start the week Joe!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:15am Joe McG:

Hey jess, VincentN, Diezel, nortonj: Welcome to the show!
Avatar Mon. 6/17/19 9:15am Diezel Tea:

Wait, I just confused the goomba nick name stuff I do for John Allen and Joe McGasko. I'll see myself out. ))
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:16am Joe McG:

@Diezel: I'm currently the only JM in the AM you've got! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:20am Ken From Hyde Park:

Zats, why does it always feel like it takes forever for Monday to get here? Hi, Joe and Yip enthusiasts.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:21am pantz:

This is beautiful. Thanks, Joe!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:22am Joe McG:

Hey pantz and Ken! Thanks for tuning in.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:23am pantz:

BTW, you look quite fetching in lederhosen. or whatever it was you were wearing in swivs' video for stashu
  Mon. 6/17/19 9:24am prudy:

Hello Joe and all. Joe, what do you think of the new Springsteen? Only heard this song so far.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/17/19 9:25am randyfrommichigan:

Good morning Joe and everyone
  Mon. 6/17/19 9:27am Crei6hton:

Morning!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:27am Joe McG:

@pantz: Ha, so that DVD has finally reached people. I loved doing that with Stashu, she's so much fun it's ridiculous. @prudy: It's officially out, but we don't have it yet. We'll both find out soon! Hey randyFM!
  Mon. 6/17/19 9:28am djsheilab:

This is such a gentle, beautiful opening set, Joe.
Avatar Mon. 6/17/19 9:29am Diezel Tea:

Did you choose this track just for me because I'm Armenian?)))
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:29am Joe McG:

Morning, Crei6hton! I'm doing pretty good keeping up with people today, aren't I? @Sheilab: Gentle start today! :) Everybody, Bedouine did a beautiful solo set on Sheila's show about a month ago, hear it here: wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:32am steveo:

good morning. easing into monday like....
Avatar Mon. 6/17/19 9:32am Diezel Tea:

Yes, go hear it! But of course, after you've listened to Joe's set.
  Mon. 6/17/19 9:32am tonyb:

Sounds like the boss has been reading Fred Neil’s mail.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:32am Krys O.:

Tracey Thorn's voice is better than CBD oil.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:33am Joe McG:

Tony B!! I agree with you totally, but I think more people should read Fred's mail. Hope you're well, sir. Hey, steveo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/17/19 9:35am karlward:

Joe: Play it again. Play it forever.
  Mon. 6/17/19 9:36am McGreivey:

I'm listening on a mono radio, so I didn't hear the problem, but I'm happy to hear Tracy Thorne over and over all morning.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:36am Shea:

We've got some gremlins in the studio.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/17/19 9:36am karlward:

Joe: PURE FUNK, the 90s funk/soul CD. Put it on!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:36am Rob (Jerzcity):

maybe Tracey was only singing into the right side of the mic?
  Mon. 6/17/19 9:36am Andrea in Jersey City:

Take your time
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:37am Uncle Michael:

Aunt Deanna and I are enjoying your turntable troubleshooting from our Chicago hotel.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:38am pantz:

Where's that copy of Heavy Metal? Matt probably has to take it home with him, for fear it will disappear forever.
  Mon. 6/17/19 9:38am jess:

heaven 17 cover cool!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:38am Mayuko:

Good morning McGasko san!
  Mon. 6/17/19 9:39am clarksebastian123:

Just discovered this station and am SO happy. We live in Chicago and will listen to Tracey Thorne any time and in any condition... Your fall back is great, too. Good luck!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:39am Joe McG:

Both turntables are currently a bit screwed, one-channel only. What a surprise! We're working to get them back in order. I may have to sing Single File to you today.
  Mon. 6/17/19 9:41am clarksebastian123:

Tracey Thorne AND Prefab Sprout? Thank you.
  Mon. 6/17/19 9:41am Curious Tom:

Hey Joe, do you ever play Radical Face? I think it'd go well in a set like this.
  Mon. 6/17/19 9:42am L W Rhino:

Hello to Joe, "the Saturday night polka/luau fever dancing" machine" !
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:43am Joe McG:

Mayuko san! @clarksebastian: You bet. @Curious Tom: I don't know them. I'll investiage! @LWRhino: When those Hawaiian polkas start, I can't help myself!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/17/19 9:43am randyfrommichigan:

I loved that cover of Heaven 17's "Let Me Go".
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:45am adampsyche:

I'm lucky enough to make nearly weekly campfires, and Joe, your sets are regularly the soundtrack due to how ridiculously chill they are. Thanks!
  Mon. 6/17/19 9:46am Curious Tom:

You won't regret it, Joe. The Family Tree albums are all gold.
  Mon. 6/17/19 9:48am Andrea in Jersey City:

@clarksebastian hi! I am from Chicago, enjoy it for me, I miss it. Glad you found WFMU
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:57am Joe McG:

@Curious Tom: You don't mean the Family Tree that did "Miss Butters," do you?
  🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:58am tadpoles:

Thanks for P.P. Joe. He's very prolific lately as it just seemed yesterday that he had a new LP out. I think his son plays with him.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 9:58am βrian:

I was perplexed that Joe was playing such cheesy rock. Then I realized my app had jumped streams. It feels good to be back.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:00am Krys O.:

Awesome! Saw Wreckless Eric perform this song at Van Vleck Gardens two Saturdays ago. He was backing up his wife Amy Rigby.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:01am Joe McG:

@Krys: Cool! This is a set of British men with somewhat homely voices, apparently!
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:01am Nate K.:

One of Billy's best!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:02am Krys O.:

Endearingly homely, yes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:03am Krys O.:

BTW-I met Hoboken Jack at that show and he won a basket full of signed CDs of artists who played the Outpost in the Burbs concerts this past season.
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:03am Curious Tom:

Sorry about, I meant Radical Face did a series of 4 albums called The Family Tree (Roots, Branches, Leaves, and Bastards). Great stuff.
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:03am Andrea in Jersey City:

I like this!
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:04am Andrea in Jersey City:

Omg I love this
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:05am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe, a veritable tour of the UK.
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:05am prudy:

really enjoying this Mekons tune...
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:05am pantz:

There's no homelier a British voice than Robyn Hitchcock
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/17/19 10:06am WFMU listener WADE:

Mekons. Fo' evr.
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:06am Tim 07030:

Good morning, Joe! The Mekons are easing the transition to my new office, we relocated today.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:06am Joe McG:

Sometimes I want to turn this show into Mekons Radio. @pantz: I was just thinking that!
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:06am Andrea in Jersey City:

Back in Chicago I saw them so many times.. missing the Hideout now. I love Sally Timms song “I love a millionaire”.
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:09am SeanG:

new Mekons is out now
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/17/19 10:09am Random Control:

Wow. I don't know the Mekons really. I thought that was some Clash song I hadn't known. Sounded very much like Joe Strummer, I thought.
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:10am Bill W:

Mekons put out a new album last month!
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:10am Tim 07030:

New Mekons album ‘Deserted’ came out a couple of months ago It’s tremendous.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:10am Joe McG:

Ooh, really? Thanks for the news, SeanG!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:11am Joe McG:

Gah, I didn't even know. Why don't we have it here yet?????
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:11am Cooh John:

Good morning Joe and Monday morning McGaskoites. Loving the music and keeping an ear open to line up single file.
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:11am Tim 07030:

The Mekons chorus has weighed in :-)
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:12am SeanG:

@Joe Todd played a song off the new record, Deserted
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:14am Joe McG:

@SeanG: Thanks, missed it! I'll go check his archives. @Cooh John: Good news, Scott may have fixed the turntables!
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:15am Brendan:

Depends on which side of the pond:
home·ly
/ˈhōmlē/
adjective
1. NORTH AMERICAN
(of a person) unattractive in appearance.
2. BRITISH
(of a place or surroundings) simple but cozy and comfortable, as in one's own home.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:18am Brian in UK:

Mattiel sounded annoyingly familiar but cannot put a name to it, maybe Camera Obscura.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:18am Joe McG:

Today your DJ is especially smooth and flawless.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:22am CHUCK ROAST:

Good morning, Joe. Tuning in briefly this AM.My schedule has changed. Currently performing my nursing duties here at Whistlestop Palace in Glen Burnie,MD. I'll catch the whole show tomorrow on the archives.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:25am Joe McG:

Thanks for saying hello, Chuck, and for doing such good work to help people. @Brian: The vocalist reminds me of Screaming Females.
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:26am Bill W:

we like you patchy and flawed, Joe
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:27am Brendan:

What Bill said. @Joe , Live radio is exciting for us listeners too. Evokes sitting in a friend’s place listening to records. Maybe once in a while you could let the tone arm bounce across the record or drop the needle on the wrong track - happy accidents are all good and in the spirit of Surface Noise.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:33am Planet Tyler:

Peter Perrett is older than I thought - 67! Definitely a minor miracle
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:34am Joe McG:

@Tyler: I agree, I'm glad he's still alive, after hearing some of those stories.... @Brendan and Bill: Thanks for putting up with me!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:35am pantz:

The 70's were weird.
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:35am Dave In St Alban's UK:

Hi Joe. Your show is chilled and easy going today despite the faulty turntables! Btw the "Stereolab" gig in London last week was superb and coming your way in September, you lucky people. Support act was the sublime "Vanishing Twin" who were also excellent. I was on a high from the gig for a few days after.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:36am Joe McG:

@Dave: So great to hear, Dave. I won't miss them! I like Vanishing Twin, too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:36am Krys O.:

Holliesque
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:37am Planet Tyler:

@Joe - After reading Please Kill Me I'm most amazed that Iggy is still with us
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:37am Brian in UK:

Pure Pop for Now People as someone once said.
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:38am mrmikestandsir:

mammas & pappas
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:39am Joe McG:

I think I agree with all of your about These Vizitors. Apparently the band had some members of Crazy Horse in it. @Tyler: Completely amazed. He and Keith will outlast the cockroaches.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:40am Roberto:

Can someone explain why I often confuse the Plimsouls with the Smithereens?
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:41am mrmikestandsir:

this Plimsouls track featured mightily in the movie Valley Girl. Probably the best Nicolas Cage movie ever.
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:42am Bill W:

I watched the classic [sic] 1978 film "FM" last night... all FMU DJs should aspire to be as smooth as Cleavon Little.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:42am Brian in UK:

Give me a jangly 6 or 12 string anytime.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:43am Joe McG:

@Bill: I've never seen "FM"!
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:45am Brendan:

Hearing the Plimsouls took me back to the early 80s working my first job a wood shop in the hot summer with bay doors open, fans blowing and speakers blasting WHFS w/ DJ Weasel playing tunes.
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:45am eric in sodak:

Cleavon Little was Supersoul DJ in Vanishing point.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:47am Joe McG:

Whatever happened to Cleavon Little? I always liked him.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:48am Krys O.:

Yay, Roy!
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:48am Bill W:

Cleavon died much too young, about 20 years ago. Don't be in a hurry to see "FM"...
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:50am mrmikestandsir:

@joe sad to say the imdb says Cleavon Little died in 1992 at age 53. :(
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:50am eric in sodak:

Hooped-de- doo, I hear a polka and my troubles are through.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:51am Joe McG:

So sad about Cleavon! @eric: I'm with you! Gimme a polka when I am blue.
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:53am Brendan:

French bread heels are loafers
Avatar Mon. 6/17/19 10:54am djsheilab:

Oh man....these Billy Paul lyrics. TOO MUCH!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:54am Asheville Jon:

gee, this song makes Barry White look like romper room
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/17/19 10:55am Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning, Joe & all!
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:55am Brendan:

Joe’s got the Paul Anka already out of the sleeve...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:55am Kat in Chicago:

Easy for you to say, Billy.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:56am Joe McG:

@SheilaB: Don't be shy/Let's be fruitful and multiply!
  Mon. 6/17/19 10:57am volunteerKelly:

OMG! Dang, Joe! Your show today is especially sweet.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 10:58am Joe McG:

Thanks, Volunteer Kelly! I was wondering if people might be sorry that the turntables were working again. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/17/19 10:59am G:

No Felder at 11am. Whew!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/17/19 11:01am The Oscar:

This would be a great title for a movie about a zombie George Jones.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:02am Joe McG:

@Oscar: It might be too soon, but I support this concept.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:06am βrian:

Hee-Haw was a foundational institution of 1970s culture.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:06am Krys O.:

I grew up watching both Hee Haw and Lawrence Welk with my family.
  Mon. 6/17/19 11:08am eric in sodak:

Lawrence Welk cavalcade of stars-
Joe Feeney
Norma Zimmer
The Lennon Sisters
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:08am Ken From Hyde Park:

Yep, just ask the members of the band BR549.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/17/19 11:10am The Oscar:

Oh man! Damon was a regular customer at the record store I worked at in Cambridge-- really great guy. Should be a good show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:10am Mick:

Krys O - for me it was going to the grandfolks' house and seeing my parents seethe at Hee Haw and Lawrence Welk
  Mon. 6/17/19 11:16am mrmikestandsir:

@eric -please don't forget Myron Floren.
  Mon. 6/17/19 11:16am McGreivey:

In re: R&B people doing country: there's Solomon Burke's "Nashville". And of course those Ray Charles records.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:16am Brian in UK:

Joe, Doug's 2014 premium, African Twang is on the same lines.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:17am Joe McG:

@Brian: Very true, and an excellent comp!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:17am tim from champaign:

A while back there was at a club where I used to live that had an early show of David Allen Coe and late show of Ying Yang Twins. I would have paid just to be a fly on the wall backstage during the show transition. That sounded like a match made in heaven.
  Mon. 6/17/19 11:18am eric in sodak:

@mrmikestandsir
And Bobby and his asst. dancing partners.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:20am Joe McG:

@McGreivey: True! I'll get to at least one of those fellas.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:21am steveo:

listening to Kevin & Matt & Becky on weekday evenings, it often occurs to me that the lines between gospel and the blues and country are often hard to find
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:21am sphere:

hey. just wanted to say for sayins' sake: the banjo is an African-American instrument.
  Mon. 6/17/19 11:21am McGreivey:

Whenever I pull out that Solomon Burke CD, or stays in the player for weeks.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:22am βrian:

Will we never find out what goes on?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/17/19 11:23am Davis:

good heavens- ive been singing this all day- Ray version too, in my head and out loud, from gt hits 2
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 6/17/19 11:23am Davis:

its been an excellent day for synchronicity
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:24am Joe McG:

@Davis: I love synchronicity!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:25am sphere:

@Joe McG fancy that, so do I!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:26am Joe McG:

@sphere: ha ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:28am Carmichael:

Heya 1st Joe and Monday fans.
  Mon. 6/17/19 11:29am Brendan:

Its such a tragedy when these otherwise upstanding folks take a wrong turn down the decadent and wicked path of country music.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:32am Joe McG:

@Brendan: Devil at the crossroads time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:34am tim from champaign:

There's always Parliament's "Little Ol' Country Boy".
  Mon. 6/17/19 11:34am miketp:

when WFMU featured the Saturday show called listener hour I played this great plimsouls song it was a highlight being at the station N getting a chance to play some records.....
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:35am Joe McG:

@tim: Good one!
  Mon. 6/17/19 11:35am Brendan:

@Joe, amen brother! They truly sold their ‘soul’ .
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:36am pantz:

Anybody that doesn't like country music must also hate little kids, right?
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:38am Listener Alice in Fanwood:

Love this song so much
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:38am tim from champaign:

What was Mercury thinking by not releasing this? Swamp Dogg's playing his ass off.
  Mon. 6/17/19 11:39am Brendan:

Cowboys like smokey old poolrooms , clear mountain mornings , old Hookers and warm puppy dogs
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:40am Krys O.:

Chuck Berry loved country music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:40am tim from champaign:

OF course Millie Jackson put out a country record. Makes perfect sense.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:41am sphere:

Maybelline is a stones throw from country.
  Mon. 6/17/19 11:46am Brendan:

Uh oh he’s going down that ‘us men are snakes ‘ road... Don’t do it!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:46am Joe McG:

@Krys: Did Chuck ever record any country?
  Mon. 6/17/19 11:48am Andrea in Jersey City:

First song I learned on guitar
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:48am Joe McG:

@Andrea: Wow, a good one!
  Mon. 6/17/19 11:48am eric in sodak:

Giant Sand does a superb King of the Road.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:49am Hopey Sockmonkey:

Oh dang, I havn't heard this Pointer Sisters in forever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:51am Krys O.:

Joe, Chuck incorporated country guitar licks into his music, especially influenced by Jimmie Rodgers.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:52am Joe McG:

@eric: I also like that extremely drunken version from an R.E.M. b-side.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:52am Krys O.:

"When he and rockabilly artist Carl Perkins toured together, Perkins discovered that Berry truly liked country music and that Jimmie Rodgers was one of his favorites. "Chuck knew every Blue Yodel" and most of Bill Monroe's songs as well, Perkins said."
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:53am Joe McG:

I think this is about it, folks. Thanks for listening to your patchy and flawed DJ today. Have a great week!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:53am sphere:

you too
  Mon. 6/17/19 11:53am Brendan:

Thanks Joe. I’ve already forgiven you for this last set. Have a nice lunch!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:54am Krys O.:

Thanks for a wonderful show!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:54am pantz:

Great show, Patches!
  🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:54am 12539:

Thanks Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:55am Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks, Joe. Maybe Swagbot can do something to help the turntables operate more efficiently.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:55am tim from champaign:

Thanks Joe! I only caught the past hour but it was super duper!
  Mon. 6/17/19 11:55am P-90:

Thanks Joe McG!
  Mon. 6/17/19 11:56am Andrea in Jersey City:

Great show thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:56am Mick:

Super show - great single file, and really fun last set! Thanks Joe!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 6/17/19 11:57am Joe non Papa:

Is it just me but 91.9 is down for me for about 5 minutes. 91.1 is still ok.
  Mon. 6/17/19 11:59am kev:

Thx Joe you're the best
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