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Options August 12, 2019: Boogie City

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
The City  That Old Sweet Roll (Hi-De-Ho)   Options Now That Everything's Been Said  Epic  1968  LP      0:00:00 ()
Fat City  Holly Would   Options Reincarnation  ABC Probe  1969  LP      0:05:18 ()
River City  Sunshine, Won't You Help Me   Options single  Enterprise  1973  45      0:08:06 ()
Rock City  My Life Is Right   Options Rock City  Lucky Seven  2003  CD  From 1969-70    0:11:16 ()
Radio City  Don't Mistake Love   Options Class of '77  Radio Heartbeat  2009  LP  From 1980    0:14:38 ()
Music City  Pretty Feelings   Options single  Static Shock  2018  45      0:17:27 ()
Nite City  In the Pyramid   Options Nite City  20th Century  1977  LP      0:21:36 ()
Smoke City  Numbers   Options Brasil 2mil: The Soul of Bossa Nova  Six Degrees  1999  CD      0:25:54 ()
Naked City  The James Bond Theme   Options Naked City  Elektra Nonesuch  1989  LP      0:29:44 ()
 
L'Épée  Springfield 61   Options Diabolique  a recordings  2019  CD    *   0:44:18 ()
Strange Passage  Idle Time / Ranks of the Righteous   Options Shouldn't Be Too Long  Synchro System  2019  LP  Whoops, looks like you get 2 today for the price of 1  *   0:47:06 ()
Die Mimmi's  Boyfriend   Options Was'n Hier Los?  Frostschutz Weser  1984  LP      0:52:18 ()
The Gymslips  Big Sister (It's Probably Better)   Options Sharon Signs to Cherry Red: Independent Women 1979-1985  RPM  2016  CD      0:56:06 ()
Ghosts of Dance  Ghosts of Dance   Options Walking Through Gardens  Dark Entries  2019  LP  From 1981  *   0:59:17 ()
Mueran Humanos  Detrás de una Flor   Options Hospital Lullabies  Cinema Paradiso Recordings  2019  CD  "Behind a Flower"  *   1:02:51 ()
Mellotron Variations  Waltzing Riverbed Way   Options Mellotron Variations  Spaceflight  2019  LP    *   1:09:02 ()
Lloyd Cole  The Over Under   Options Guesswork  e.a.r. Music  2019  LP      1:13:45 ()
Bryan Ferry  Send in the Clowns   Options Avonmore  BMG  2014  CD      1:19:38 ()
 
 
Single File Special This Week: 12" Single File!
The Beat  Hit It   Options 12" single  Go Feet  1981  12"      1:30:50 ()
Hammatan  Nite of Bliss / Don't Turn Away   Options 12" single  Lagos International  1980  12"      1:36:52 ()
The Reddings  In My Pants   Options 12" single  Polydor  1985  12"  remixed version    1:42:37 ()
Earth, Wind & Fire  Boogie Wonderland   Options 12" single  ARC  1979  12"  instrumental version    1:48:27 ()
Tammy Faye Bakker  The Ballad of Jim & Tammy   Options 12" single  Sutra  1987  12"      1:55:14 ()
The Pogues  Whiskey You're the Devil   Options 12" single  Stiff  1985  12"      1:58:14 ()
Carcrash International  All Passion Spent   Options 12" single  Crammed Discs  1984  12"      2:00:25 ()
Ultravox  Kings Lead Hat   Options 12" single  Chrysalis  1980  10"  live at the Lyceum, 17.8.80    2:03:43 ()
Nighthawk  Eye of the Tiger   Options 12" single  Quality/RFC  1982  12"  "long vocal version"    2:07:49 ()
Chase  Back to Funkytown   Options 12" single  Central Park  1983  12"      2:13:09 ()
Leon Haywood  Don't Push It Don't Force It   Options 12" single  20th Century Fox  1980  12"      2:18:50 ()
Trio  Da Da Da I Don't Love You You Don't Love Me Aha Aha Aha   Options 12" single  Mercury  1982  12"      2:24:18 ()
The Sequence  Funk You Up   Options 12" single  Sugar Hill  1979  12"      2:30:58 ()
West Side Strutters  Dealin' with the Boogie   Options 12" single  Parachute  1978  12"      2:41:39 ()
7th Wonder  I Enjoy Ya   Options 12" single  Chocolate City  1980  12"      2:47:30 ()
The Primitives  I'll Be Your Mirror   Options 12" single  BMG/RCA  1989  12"      2:50:51 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:04am annie:

blues brothers was on the teevee last night..what a great movie and soundtrack!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:04am The Oscar:

Hi-de-ho!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:05am Snoochienucci:

morning y'all
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:05am annie:

GM everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:05am mb:

G'morn all
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:06am Last White Rhino:

Hi dee Ho, Joe. Will there be any Brian Ferry on your playlist today????
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:06am melinda:

Morning Joe & all! Makes me happy to hear this.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:06am Snoochienucci:

pretty swell intro song. Hi-De-Ho!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:08am pantz:

Did any DJ's do a tribute for David Berman?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:09am Guido from Cologne:

Good morning Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:09am melinda:

@pantz I've heard a few songs but not aware of any longer tributes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:09am Krys O.:

Howdy, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:09am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...if you think about it - Carole King is a perfect name for a major Songwriter...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:09am Guido from Cologne:

All-"City"-groups-set?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:09am melinda:

@Rabbit haha
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:10am Guido from Cologne:

There was a GDR-band, simply called 'City'.
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:11am zephyr:

Carole King before she became the goddess of the times. My dad was her drummer, Joel O'Brien. Rest in peace dad...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:11am karlward:

I predict that the second set will start with either Big Country or Country Joe, and carry on from there.
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:11am Listener Alexandra:

Good morning, Joe! Early day over here....
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:12am L W Rhino:

Bay City Rollers ?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:12am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...& they're all about bein' frum Thuh Kuntry...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:13am The Oscar:

This seems like the proper place to report that I received my swag over the weekend-- thanks Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:14am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Watching the American Masters on Carole: Jeepers - she wrote that?? & that tooo ??? Is there anybody else spanned decades like that ??
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:15am Joe McG:

Hey, good morning, radio friends! Hope your life is right this morning. @LWR: There may very well be! @zephyr: Wow, you must have stories!
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:15am Listener Bop Monroe:

Greetings all from Bay Ridge via Tannersville.

Suffragette City?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:16am The Oscar:

@RRN I think the moment I realized the extent of Carole King's powers was when I learned she wrote "The Locomotion." The goddamned Locomotion!
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:16am Marley Dogg:

Great opening set Joe!
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:17am Listener Bop Monroe:

Moody Blues - Cities?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:18am The Oscar:

OH MY GOD I JUST GOT THE THEME.
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:18am L W Rhino:

Does Chicago fit in with the "City" theme?
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:19am tadpoles:

These are very obscure bands...all power to you Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:19am fleep:

Citified greetings!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:20am Asheville Jon:

hmm, will there be any Bay City Rollers played this morning?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:20am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Willie Nelson only one I can think of stayed relevant starting Writing in the 1950s like that - but then not like that...
Think CK brought a Great American Songbook attitude to Chart Pop from the very. start...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:21am Asheville Jon:

or perhaps some Nite City?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:21am FletcherNYC:

i feel like all these bands have one thing in common, but i cant quite put my finger on it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:22am Ken From Hyde Park:

Let's see if there's a Nick Gilder tribute band Hot Child in the City.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:22am Joe McG:

You know me, guys, I'm very rigid when it comes to my criteria for theme sets. Band name has to end in "City"! It's fun to give myself these little challenges: Make a set, I dare ya, I tell myself.
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:22am Listener Bop Monroe:

like to see this list reach a dozen. go joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:22am Asheville Jon:

Nite City!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:23am Asheville Jon:

YES!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:24am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

....& they're all decent trax...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:25am Krys O.:

I could NEVER attempt your fortitude in creating these themes, Joe. You are the Master of thematic programming.
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:25am The Butterman:

They had synthesizer in the pyramids? Curious.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:26am Joe McG:

@Butterman: Ray was branching out.
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:27am L W Rhino:

You don't hear enuff of sets dedicated to the
"suburbs" these days. Why is that?
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:28am The Butterman:

Fun and funky stuff, Joe. Thanks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:29am Asheville Jon:

always liked Ray's post-Doors stuff
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:30am Ken From Hyde Park:

Also cool is that these are all physical copies. Not mp3s downloaded off the internet.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:32am pantz:

YES! I was hoping you'd play this Naked City. This album is freaky as hell.
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:32am The Butterman:

Oh shit, I didn’t know that was Ray Manzarak.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:35am Ken From Hyde Park:

Huh....no bands with the name Jersey City. Opportunity, folks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:36am Krys O.:

No squats.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:36am pantz:

Joe-zerrcise
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:37am Mr Banana Pants:

"This City" by Steve Earle
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:38am Mr Banana Pants:

oh...artist, nevermind
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:39am Asheville Jon:

yeah, the post-Doors Doors albums are pretty good, although a lot of people don't like it.
READ IT JOE!!! leave out the bad word, would love to hear what he said!
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:41am L W Rhino:

Dropping the "City" from each band name you get....The Fat River, Rock Radio Music Nite , Smoke Naked! (words to live by).
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:41am Phillippe Bastille:

Good morning, Morning Joe and everyone!
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:41am The Butterman:

Are the post Jim Doors albums instrumental?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:42am melinda:

The first part of the set had a nice easy late 60s early 70s vibe, at first I thought that was going to be the theme.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:42am Asheville Jon:

butterman: no, they are not just instrumenta. Ray and Robbie do singing.
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:43am curtis_chaos_in_la:

Song: macho city by Steve Miller band!
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:43am paul:

No "Big Fun" from Inner City?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:43am The Oscar:

Have the Doors formally crossed the line from "overrated" to "underrated" yet?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:44am karlward:

Dust off your Info Society twelve inches!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:45am Webhamster Henry:

I like interminable disco 12" singles. I have exactly one: the "I Love New York" disco single.
  Mon. 8/12/19 9:45am paul:

"Listen To What The Man Said by Owl City" The Art Of McCartney [Disc 2]
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:45am steveo:

Good morning. Ray gets some guff around here. I guess cause he's kind of a ham, but I like him. I recently saw a video on youtube where he plays Riders on the Storm and talks about the good old days. He sure liked to tell stories.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:46am karlward:

Joe knows about my love for the "World in Motion" 12" single from New Order. Sing it with me! Or, rap it, I guess.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:49am Joe McG:

@karl: Great one, karl, wish I had a copy. Only have "Blue Monday." Which I didn't bring. @steveo: He had a famous encounter with Jonesey, so that's part of it.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:49am Joe McG:

@Oscar: I've always loved the Doors. They are hilarious and catchy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:50am steveo:

@joe: Ah!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 9:54am Snoochienucci:

I had the opportunity to see Ray before he passed. He was great! Had his feet up on the keyboard. awesome show him and Krieger put on
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 9:55am The Oscar:

@Joe: I agree, and I think you're right on with "hilarious"-- a big part is to enjoy how ridiculous they could be. "The End" was one of my favorite wiseass jukebox picks in high school, right after "Revolution 9."
Avatar Mon. 8/12/19 10:03am βrian:

92% humidity today. Ick.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:03am Linda Lee:

they were sincere, though. uniquely so. good morning!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:04am Joe McG:

@Brian: Sticky on the isthmus!
Avatar Mon. 8/12/19 10:06am βrian:

Today, the isthmus is like a thong between two large sweaty lakes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:06am Linda Lee:

or: hilarious along with PiL, who were also uniquely sincere.
  Mon. 8/12/19 10:10am Kick Out The Jams Joe:

This Mueran Humanos tune is great
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:13am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe.

Father
Yes Son
I want to be in the services like you.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:16am Joe McG:

@Brian: Mother? I want to have some cereal, please.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:17am Kat in Chicago:

Nasty humidity here too. Waiting for the thunderstorms later.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:17am Phillippe Bastille:

Oh, this Lloyd Cole is beautiful!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:18am Joe McG:

@Phillippe: This new LP is quite nice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:21am Phillippe Bastille:

I will have to track it down (not that that is hard in the Internet age...)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:27am FletcherNYC:

And Jealous Guy:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:28am Buddha of Suburbia:

Hi folks! Hi Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:30am Guido from Cologne:

Dee Mimis
"What is going on here?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:31am coelacanth∅:

good morning Joe and others
  Mon. 8/12/19 10:32am paul:

Do they still release 45s?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:32am Buddha of Suburbia:

Hi Linda Leeeeeee! Bonjour Phillippe Bastille!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:33am Joe McG:

Thanks for the translation, Guido!
  Mon. 8/12/19 10:33am paul:

Paul Collins Beat?
  Mon. 8/12/19 10:35am paul:

English Beat?
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:35am Joe McG:

@pauL: Nope, UK division!
  Mon. 8/12/19 10:36am paul:

Thanks. That was my second guess. :)
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:36am Brian in UK:

Never understood why the Beat were called the English Beat over your way.

Holding out for Frankie's Two Tribes
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:37am Joe McG:

Has anybody read the new Ranking Roger book? @Brian: Paul Collins' group The Beat was active over here before the UK Beat was.
  Mon. 8/12/19 10:37am paul:

Because "The Beat" was taken by Paul Collins' band.
  Mon. 8/12/19 10:38am paul:

Same reason we had the Charlartans UK
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:38am doctorjazz:

Wasn't there another group called "The Beat" in the US? I seen to recall that was the reason BiUK.
  Mon. 8/12/19 10:39am paul:

Right, doctor. See above.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:39am Hubig Pie:

and The Mekons UK?
  Mon. 8/12/19 10:39am paul:

Same with Yaz and Yazoo
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:40am Mike Sin:

Alright! I'm going to enjoy this "12-inch only" single file. I'm patiently waiting for Joe McG's "cereal-box record" single file edition!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:40am coelacanth∅:

(as squeeze's first album was called "u.k.squeeze" over here, and australia, because other squeezes existed...somehow)
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:41am Joe McG:

@Mike: It would give me the chance to break out that Sugar Bears song! :)
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:42am Brian in UK:

Thanks.
  Mon. 8/12/19 10:43am paul:

And then you had the Special Beat, featuring members of the Specials and the (English) Beat
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:44am pantz:

Would love to hear The Tucan Sam Workout again.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:45am Joe McG:

@pantz: Damn, so would I!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:46am tim from champaign:

Hi Joe and everybody! I'm having a terrible morning. I woke up with Don Felder's Heavy Metal and the Mormons song from the Music For Mind Control premium stuck in my head. Maybe some 12" Single File will clean things out.
  Mon. 8/12/19 10:46am tadpoles:

Suede had to be called the "London Suede" over here.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:48am Joe McG:

@tim: "We are MOR-MONS!" I don't think they would enjoy "In My Pants."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:48am Kat in Chicago:

I'm certainly enjoying it.
  Mon. 8/12/19 10:49am melinda:

@tim I’m sorry
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:49am tim from champaign:

Hahahaha!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:49am Joe McG:

@Kat: "Booty booty!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:50am queems:

YESSS
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:50am Krys O.:

Oh, this hits the spot!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:51am Strandlund:

Get out the mirrored ball...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:51am coelacanth∅:

they'd like "in my pants", as long as it's between married couples. (...or married groups?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:52am steveo:

"boogie wonderland" I never understood that lyric until today!
Avatar Mon. 8/12/19 10:53am βrian:

Don't keep it a secret, @steveo!
  Mon. 8/12/19 10:53am Brendan:

Keep it in your pants
  Mon. 8/12/19 10:55am Brendan:

Good morning btw . What the hell?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:55am steveo:

that's most of the words, AFAICT, Brian. Also "dance" and "ooh ooh".
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:56am coelacanth∅:

Joe's doing a cassingles going steady segment.

...oh that's next week.
  Mon. 8/12/19 10:56am P-90:

Maybe a little bit early in the day for a case of Disco fever. Or: maybe not
Avatar Mon. 8/12/19 10:57am βrian:

On those cold winter mornings when mom handed us the pasties, fresh from the oven, she told us, "Keep it in your pants."
  Mon. 8/12/19 10:57am Brendan:

In My Pants can only be followed by the Buddy Scott Trio’s BBQ
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:58am The Oscar:

WHOAAAA. The only way this could be better is if it were to the tune of "The Ballad of John and Yoko."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:58am coelacanth∅:

hahaha!
Avatar Mon. 8/12/19 10:59am Marshall Stacks:

Grifters grifting grifters.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:59am tim from champaign:

Yes! I'm on Tammy Faye's side! Has anyone seen "The Eyes of Tammy Faye"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 10:59am Kat in Chicago:

Oh good lord
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 10:59am The Oscar:

This is like a televangelist rap beef! @tim Yes-- it's so good!
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:00am P-90:

Now, if there was a 12 inch mix of the original Harper Valley PTA, now THAT would be a thing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:01am zopa:

Yay Pogues!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:01am pantz:

The Pogues is just the thing to wash the Baker-taste away. Slàinte!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:04am Joe McG:

The Bakkers don't know anything about whiskey or the devil.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:06am Brian in UK:

Ah Talking Heads
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:06am pantz:

I dunno @Joe. Have you seen what Jim Bakker is up to these days? Selling prepper food to a bunch of gullible seniles.
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:07am Gooner:

This song is my new jam
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=TSKizLRFbTo
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:07am zopa:

Oh may! Never heard this version of KLH before.
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:08am Chapelhillian:

Saw Ultravox at Hurrah ca 1980, this was their encore played with 2 basses and no guitar. Pretty great
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:09am Chapelhillian:

though I still prefer the John Foxx led band to Midge Ure
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:10am karlward:

whut
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:12am karlward:

Still waiting to stumble across that bootleg of Leonard Cohen doing "Eye of the Tiger" in the early 80s
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:12am melinda:

Interesting interpretation
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:12am The Oscar:

Oh this is tremendous.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:14am rsj:

seems like the original
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:14am Joe McG:

@Oscar: Survivor never knew what hit 'em. Winner: Nighthawk, by KO!
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:14am Jeepster:

this set is jammin! I really can't dance but I'm on the ceiling now!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:15am Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning, Joe and all! Sorry I'm late. Dentist.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:16am pantz:

Is this the band that did "Top That"?
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:17am Boomer:

Is UbuRadio stream no more?
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:18am Joe McG:

@Greg: I thought it was just the Tammy Faye that made your teeth hurt.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:19am Linda Lee:

brooklyn, bronx, queens. we finally can finally find "funkytown" on a map!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:19am The Oscar:

The bowling alley I went to as a kid always played the same disco compilation, and "Funkytown" invariably marked the point at which my game began to decline.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:19am Linda Lee:

finally!
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:19am Danimal:

I hear Pop music by M coming
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:20am miles:

oh.....its a state of MIND! It all seems so simple now!
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:21am βrian:

Ah, those studio hand-clappers! My dream.
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:22am Brendan:

I take a different view. Push it. Push it real good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:22am pantz:

Oh you nasty, Leon!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:24am coelacanth∅:

(spinning wheel got to go round)
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:24am Joe McG:

@coelacanth: AH, you heard that, too! :)
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:24am Geno:

how bout a little WOT by Captain Sensible...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:25am steveo:

also ladies night
Avatar Mon. 8/12/19 11:25am JakeGould:

Dang! Missed “The City” block.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:25am Joe McG:

@Geno: Wish I had it on 12"!
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:26am melinda:

@Oscar haha! Funkytown takes me back to summer camp days.
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:26am Brendan:

That staccato riff !
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:27am tim from champaign:

I didn't know there was a 12" of Da Da Da! Nice.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:27am Brian in UK:

@Boomer if you go to LISTEN on the front page drop down, it is there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:27am doctorjazz:

Played this single, Da Da Da, over and over back in the day. Still love it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:27am coelacanth∅:

yeah love this
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:27am Greg from ZONE 5:

On my short list of best Hoof & Mouth performances EVER.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:28am doctorjazz:

As Coel said, that Spinning Wheel quote was cool.
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:28am melinda:

@Greg I liked it too.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:29am Joe McG:

@Greg: Aw, thanks, Greg. I loved that Ira played the Casio on it and Bryce did the German part.
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:29am Brendan:

This always feels like something Lou Reed would have written
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:30am tadpoles:

Like the "Flying Lizards"....simplicity is powerful.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:30am Ken From Hyde Park:

Why just stop at 12"? Given the right tooling and equipment,a person could create a homemade record three feet across, or whatever desired size. Along with a contraption to play it on.
Avatar Mon. 8/12/19 11:30am Listening Out There:

Da Da Da is a thing with a hook...
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:31am Joe McG:

I was going to keep this segment to an hour, but I'm having a lot of fun, so I'm going to play more 12"s till the end. Fair warning!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:31am Brian in UK:

@tadpoles, yes but they had a posh bird 'singing'. They could have done the Doors songbook.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:31am The Oscar:

The only thing more strange and wonderful than this song is that it managed to be a hit in two different decades!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:32am tim from champaign:

An extended play of Ana would be mighty great too.
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:32am Chi Bill:

Da Da Da!!!
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:33am melinda:

Joe you’re on a roll
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:33am Brendan:

Keep the dance club open as late as you want Joe
Avatar Mon. 8/12/19 11:34am northguineahills:

@Ken: Have you seen the 36" records that were made as soundtracks to play w/ some films in the 40s/50s.

Larry7 and Leyland Kirby have some (the only ones I have seen).
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:35am tadpoles:

#BrianUK...now that I'd love to hear.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:35am coelacanth∅:

(i have a 12" of "roxanne's on a roll".
...Joe and Roxanne are both on a roll)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:35am Webhamster Henry:

This 12" set is another example of WFMU curation to get you to listen to something you'd (a/k/a I'd) never listen to.
This set is also strangely relaxing. It's like comfort food.
Avatar Mon. 8/12/19 11:36am βrian:

Comfort food: even when it's not good for you, it's good for you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:36am Kat in Chicago:

Get up get up get up... sit back down
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:37am Joe McG:

@Henry: I think all the music I play is comfort food! :)
Avatar Mon. 8/12/19 11:38am βrian:

Gonna have to run this track by 5-year Old. I think she'll like it, too.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:39am Hubig Pie:

Please stand by, because We Will Rock You
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:41am Joe McG:

The Sequence were from South Carolina, not NYC!
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:42am Andrea in Jersey City:

Great music today, sorry to have missed so much of the show
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:42am Brendan:

These sirens have hip-o-tized. Im all funked up.
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:43am tadpoles:

40 years old....when Rap was Funky!
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:44am Brendan:

They just won the best creative use of a yodel in rap funk dance genre award
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:44am The Oscar:

I love the title "Dealin' with the Boogie." It makes it sound like the boogie is a problem you might as well take care of before it gets worse.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:45am Joe McG:

@Andrea: With WFMU, you're always right on time! ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:45am tim from champaign:

Joe, you wouldn't by chance have a 12" of Eddie Murphy's Boogie In Your Butt?
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:45am Joe McG:

@Oscar: Definitely a Rufus rip going on in this song!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:46am Yes:

just got here and i feel like i never left
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:47am Joe McG:

@tim: I wish! I think Duane probably has it. He usually plays it around marathon time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:47am coelacanth∅:

tell me something good. nice, fairly subtle job of it though
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:47am Crudbringer:

Extremely here for the disco boogie ((oo oo)).

That is ASCII of me shaking my booty.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:49am Joe McG:

@Crudbringer: Ha! This one is sort of a cross between early Prince and EWF.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:51am ifeelfatnsassy:

Joe, you are killing it with this set. I'm getting so much work done.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:51am coelacanth∅:

yeah earth wind and fire were ahead of the curve
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:51am pantz:

I can't think of one Funk song title that isn't an affirmation of some kind. You just can't be sad/mad when you is funky.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:52am coelacanth∅:

(this is a pretty direct rip though)
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:53am Hubig Pie:

That's it then, everything I do gonna be funky from now on
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:53am tim from champaign:

Super show today, Joe!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:53am Joe McG:

@ifeelfat: Ha ha, the corporations pay me to increase productivity.
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:54am melinda:

Nice cover
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:55am tadpoles:

Joe you embody the eclecticism that makes FMU great. Thanks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:55am Ken From Hyde Park:

Garfield the cat should listen more often. He'd feel a lot better about Mondays if he did. Thanks, Joe.
@ngh - Will have to look for big records some time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 11:56am Kat in Chicago:

That was great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:56am Itzall ClearD'me Nåu:

We are ALL having fun!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:56am Phillippe Bastille:

Thanks Joe! Catch ya later!
  Mon. 8/12/19 11:57am Andrea in Jersey City:

Thanks! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 11:57am coelacanth∅:

Thanks Joe! Excellent as usual
take care
  Mon. 8/12/19 12:00pm melinda:

Thanks for bringin the boogie Joe
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 8/12/19 12:00pm Krys O.:

Thanks, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/12/19 12:00pm Webhamster Henry:

What a show! Thanks, Joe & Listeners!
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