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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
David Kilgour and the Heavy Eights  Entrance   Options Bobbie's a girl  Merge  2019  CD    *   0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Belle and Sebastian  The Colour's Gonna Run   Options Days of the Bagnold Summer  Matador  2019  CD    *   0:04:42 (Pop‑up)
Strange Ranger  '02   Options Remembering the Rockets  Tiny Engines  2019  CD    *   0:07:23 (Pop‑up)
Margo Guryan  Love Songs   Options 25 Demos  Franklin Castle Recordings  2001  CD      0:08:43 (Pop‑up)
WOW  Come la Notte   Options Come La Notte  Maple Death  2019  LP    *   0:12:01 (Pop‑up)
Bill Orcutt  Moon River   Options Odds Against Tomorrow  Palilalia  2019  CD    *   0:15:05 (Pop‑up)
The Monochrome Set  La Chanson de la Pucelle   Options Fabula Mendax  Tapete  2019  CD    *   0:17:06 (Pop‑up)
Rainy Day  I'll Keep It with Mine   Options Rainy Day  Serpent  1984  LP      0:20:32 (Pop‑up)
 
Cindy Malone  You Were Near Me   Options Curt Boettcher & Friends: Looking for the Sun  High Moon  2019  MP3  circa 1967  *   0:33:59 (Pop‑up)
Angeline Butler  Yours Until Tomorrow   Options Impressions  CoBurt  1970  LP      0:36:17 (Pop‑up)
Maxine Weldon  It Don't Matter to Me   Options Chilly Wind  Mainstream  1971  LP      0:39:07 (Pop‑up)
Rev. Harvey Gates  It's Hard to Live in This Old World   Options The Time for Peace Is Now: Gospel Music About Us  Luaka Bop  2019  CD    *   0:42:23 (Pop‑up)
The Soul Inspirers  Grown Old and Feeble   Options Sacred Sounds: Dave Hamilton's Raw Detroit Gospel 1969-1974  Kent Soul  2019  CD  From 1973  *   0:45:18 (Pop‑up)
Gil Scott-Heron  We Almost Lost Detroit   Options No Nukes: The Muse Concerts for a Non-Nuclear Future  Elektra  1997  CD  From 1979    0:49:00 (Pop‑up)
Maxwell  Meltdown   Options Can You Feel It? Vol.2: Modern Soul, Disco & Boogie  Tramp  2019  CD  Circa 1979  *   0:52:51 (Pop‑up)
Don Muro  The Bouncer   Options Anthology  Sine Wave  2019  CD  From 1981  *   0:57:47 (Pop‑up)
Deodato  Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001)   Options Prelude  CTI  1972  LP      1:07:25 (Pop‑up)
Van McCoy  Theme from Star Trek   Options The Hustle and Best of Van McCoy  H&L  1976  LP      1:13:18 (Pop‑up)
Meco  Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band   Options The Best of Meco  Casablanca/Mercury  1997  CD  From 1977    1:17:52 (Pop‑up)
Neil Norman  Blade Runner   Options Greatest Science Fiction Hits III  GNP Crescendo  1984  LP      1:21:39 (Pop‑up)
 
 
Single File: a bunch of 45s all in a row for about a half-hour
Foxy  RRRRRRock   Options single  Dash  1979  45      1:31:05 (Pop‑up)
Gladys Knight & the Pips  The Tracks of My Tears   Options single  Tamla Motown  1971  45      1:35:01 (Pop‑up)
Linda Ronstadt  Lago Azul (Blue Bayou)   Options single  Asylum  1977  45  Thank, Tamar!    1:37:55 (Pop‑up)
Bruce Springsteen  I'm Goin' Down   Options single  Columbia  1985  45  Happy belated to Bruce!    1:41:47 (Pop‑up)
The Table  Do the Standing Still (Classics Illustrated)   Options single  Virgin  1977  45      1:45:09 (Pop‑up)
Marc Bolan  Endless Sleep   Options single  Rarn  1981  45  From 1977    1:48:08 (Pop‑up)
David Wilkins  Just Blow in His Ear   Options single  Plantation  1969  45      1:50:37 (Pop‑up)
Archie Bell & the Drells  "There's Gonna Be A" Showdown   Options single  Atlantic  1968  45  that's what the label says    1:53:06 (Pop‑up)
 
Joey Molland  Interview, Part 1   Options             2:03:01 (Pop‑up)
John Lennon  Dear Prudence   Options The Beatles (White Album / Super Deluxe)  UMC  2018  MP3  "Esher demo," May 1968    2:12:00 (Pop‑up)
Badfinger  Sweet Tuesday Morning   Options Straight Up  Apple  1971  LP      2:16:50 (Pop‑up)
Joey Molland  Interview, Part 2   Options             2:19:06 (Pop‑up)
Gary Walker & The Rain  Magazine Woman   Options Love, Peace & Poetry: British Psychedelic Music  Normal  2001  CD  From 1968    2:24:23 (Pop‑up)
Joey Molland  Interview, Part 3   Options             2:29:10 (Pop‑up)
Badfinger  Love Me Do   Options No Dice  Apple  1970  LP      2:31:31 (Pop‑up)
Joey Molland  Interview, Part 4   Options             2:34:26 (Pop‑up)
Badfinger  Icicles   Options Ass  Apple  1973  LP      2:39:53 (Pop‑up)
Joey Molland  Interview, Final Part   Options             2:42:25 (Pop‑up)
Badfinger  Give It Up   Options Badfinger  Warner Bros.  1974  LP      2:47:02 (Pop‑up)
Todd Rundgren  Rain   Options Faithful  Bearsville  1976  LP  Joey's tour mate    2:49:20 (Pop‑up)
Badfinger  Love Is Gonna Come at Last   Options Airwaves  Elektra  1979  MP3      2:52:24 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 9:02am annie:

:)
  🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:02am 12539:

Ray D O!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:05am braveness23:

B23 here!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:05am Snoochienucci:

morning all!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:06am Malcolm:

hello from manchester UK
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:06am fleep:

Good morning, Joe!
  Mon. 9/30/19 9:07am alohaTennessee:

Good morning Joe! I can't thank you enough!
  Mon. 9/30/19 9:07am vix:

Afternoon/morning from Glasgow
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:07am David (in London):

Afternoon all, checking in from London.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:08am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe.

@David have you been watching the world champs cycling?

Hello vix.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:10am Joe McG:

England and Scotland in the house today! Welcome, everyone, I hope you enjoy the show!
  Mon. 9/30/19 9:10am vix:

Oh, my friends brother rides for the para Olympics !
  Mon. 9/30/19 9:11am vix:

yeah Scotland and England connected by this great radio station !!! loving the tunes so far Joe McG.. nice
  Mon. 9/30/19 9:13am dano59:

Joe - i played this and 'Sun' on my show a cpl weeks ago. Great minds ... love Margo
  Mon. 9/30/19 9:15am Last White Rhino:

Hey Joe ( by The Leaves), Monday Morning shout out from Wallington, NJ. Pip, Pip, and Cherrios and all that sort of rot.
  Mon. 9/30/19 9:18am Andrea in Jersey City:

Goodbye September
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:18am Krys O.:

Greetings!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:18am crateslinger:

Weird holiday for the godless in Brooklyn.
  Mon. 9/30/19 9:19am Brendan:

Good morning Joe , my huckleberry friend!
  Mon. 9/30/19 9:21am Andrea in Jersey City:

The ambulance that went is in the same key. A giant stripe of red and white synth.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:23am Joe McG:

@Andrea: I like that! Greetings to all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:24am crateslinger:

My wife's birthday today. I bought her an electric scooter, the sewing machine she asked for, and a Klimt jigsaw puzzle. I'm the best boyfriend.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:25am crateslinger:

plus I wrote her a song. Fingers crossed maybe she'll clean the birdcage this week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:26am crateslinger:

don't ever get birds. disgusting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:26am crateslinger:

of course that's what I bought her last year. F'n birds.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:28am Ken From Hyde Park:

Good morning, Joebirds! Happy New Year to those celebrating!
  Mon. 9/30/19 9:29am curtis_chaos_in_la:

The sun is just cracking over the horizon here
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:29am David (in London):

Hey Brian, I've been on an extended trip through the Alps for the past few weeks, so only been following online. How's it been? And how have you been?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:32am officina:

Hey Joe-Come la Notte (comay la notay) means "like the night".
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:34am Brian in UK:

David, yesterdays mens elite race was vile, less than fifty finishers.
Your trip sounds like fun, all that tasty cheese around the Alps.
Having a riot decorating the hall, or not.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:38am Joe McG:

Thanks, officina!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:40am steveo:

Good morning, Joe! I'm yours until noon!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:41am Brian in UK:

Is this a David Gates song?
  Mon. 9/30/19 9:42am vix:

this sounds like gold finger lady ? im not good with names lol , but what a voice this Maxine Weldon has !!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:43am listener Rey:

Hiya Joe. Like this MAxine W, was it before Bread's version?
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:44am Joe McG:

@Rey: No, I think it was on their first album, so that's late '60s. She does a great version, though! @steveo: ha ha
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:44am David (in London):

Brian, I took the Bernina Express across the Alps, and it was absolutely mind-blowing. The train has these enormous high glass windows so you can see everything. Decorating the hall? Arrghhh! I did the kitchen this summer finally (after the paint pots I had bought for it had been sitting in the corner for FIVE years). Sheesh. Good luck...
  Mon. 9/30/19 9:46am tom:

the reverend is reminiscent of bill withers , to me at least
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:48am Davee:

I feel inspired
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:48am Brian in UK:

David, we went to Vienna four years ago, took three trains, last one a sleeper. Great fun. Then a bus onto Brno to watch the MotoGP.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:48am Snoochienucci:

THIS IS THE STUFF OF DREAMS
  Mon. 9/30/19 9:50am chresti @coffee before work:

Morning joes everybody
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:51am Snoochienucci:

wow i forgot about this song, is this the original?
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:54am Brian in UK:

Joe, is it silent fundraiser time?
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:55am Joe McG:

@Snoochie: No, the studio version is from a couple of years earlier. @Brian: It starts tomorrow, but if you feel like pledging today, I won't stop you! :)
Avatar Mon. 9/30/19 9:55am JakeGould:

Happy 5780, Joe! Shania Tovah to all!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:57am Joe McG:

Happy 5780, Jake!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:57am pantz:

"It happens sometimes. People just explode. Natural causes."
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 9:59am Brian in UK:

My cheques (checks) in the post!!
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:01am vix:

my friends grandparent died like this meant to be !! @pantz sitting on their chair at home -old person
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:02am andy the painter:

just tuning in now....to the john allen show? so jazzy, i thought it was friday morning! hey joe.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:04am Joe McG:

@andy: Like John, I love the JAZZ.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:05am braveness23:

oof
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:06am steveo:

beethoven!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:06am listener Rey:

Deodato rules
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:07am fleep:

Ba-DAHHHH
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:07am David (in London):

I suddenly have an irresistible urge to wear enormous flares...
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:08am pantz:

Where's Elvis?
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:08am vix:

What a great show this is
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:09am Joe McG:

@pantz: I think he's on the overnights! @vix: :)
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:09am Davee:

Elvis has left the building
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:10am Hubig Pie:

Switched-on Strauss
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:12am Brendan:

I have the urge to throw a bone skyward
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:13am Brendan:

Strauss will do that to you. Its sort of his Bic lighter concert tribute thing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:14am VincentNifigance:

‘Being There’. Highly relevant.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:14am steveo:

oh oops Strauss!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:15am fleep:

Where no mammal has gone before
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:15am vix:

Ohhhh you got me chair dancing to this !! dooo doooo dooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo doo , do doooo doo love this !! hahaha thanks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:16am Mike Sin:

I hope Bill Murray's "vocal" version of the Star Wars' theme is coming up next! ;)
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:16am Brendan:

Bones McCoy
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:16am Joe McG:

@Brendan: Ha ha ha!
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:17am Brendan:

I’ll settle for 2112 overture if not the whole album side.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:17am Joe McG:

@Mike: I've played that, Mike, but I'm going classic today. Stay tuned.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:18am listener Rey:

Got Star Trek on my mind. This link to Trekkie fanzine and art was in my inbox today.
archive.org...
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:18am Hubig Pie:

Maybe that "I am Stars Wars" thingy by Smog
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:19am Ken From Hyde Park:

Disco Star Wars coming up?
  🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:19am yippie:

rosh hashana in outer space
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:19am pantz:

Is Pac Man Fever considered a classic?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:20am b!!!:

This is amazing.
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:20am carlo:

you are on fire
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:21am SSS:

Quest for victory over dishonesty theme? Good thinkin' there, Joe!
  🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:21am yippie:

r2d2 playing the shofar
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:21am Rich in Washington:

I'm having Star Wars Holiday Special PTSD flashbacks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 10:21am The Oscar:

Been busy working, but I LOVE me some space-disco! This Meco track brings me back to laser tag at the local roller rink-- I can still smell the fog machine!
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:21am queems:

This is incredible
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:22am ClaireLE:

This Meco 12" is the first record I ever bought. I had to exchange it at least three times, either because it was a crappy pressing or because my grade school turntable wasn't up to the task.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:22am Ken From Hyde Park:

Uh huh.
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:22am emily:

this has to be one of the "zaniest" songs of all tyme!
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:22am vix:

@queems, isnt it just !! im sharing this to folk toooo good , im loving this
  🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:22am yippie:

the life day song sung by princess leia has always been my favorite star wars song
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:23am melinda:

I love the space disco too
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:23am steveo:

i remember the Meco quite well; probably have not heard it for 40 years hahaha
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:23am Rich in Washington:

Dang, Joe!
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:23am Bill W:

Richard Pryor's Star Wars bar sketch is the greatest thing to come out of SW. (And would not get broadcast today cuz language.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:23am SSS:

Funny you should mention the shofar...@yippie...I am in the process of getting one, as it is one of the unique times that blowing it on other than the holy times is allowable.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:23am David (in London):

Joe, can you sneak in the theme from Assault on Precinct 13..?
Avatar Mon. 9/30/19 10:23am JakeGould:

@yippie: Thread: I would like to think it would be an Ewok who blew the Shofar because we saw them blow similar horns in “Return of the Jedi” which truly symbolize… (1/89137)
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:24am KP in DC:

Hello Joe from Soggy Bottom
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:24am Roberto:

This one goes out to Rutger.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:24am steveo:

(yes it was a number one billboard hot 100 it for 2 weeks in 1977)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:25am Rich in Washington:

@Bill W: There was this period in Summer/Fall of '77 where you couldn't turn on the television without some kind of Star Wars segment/clips/comedy sketch - leading up to the dreaded Holiday Special.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:26am pantz:

I thought Vangelis did the score for Blade Runner. Is this a cover @Joe?
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:26am Bill W:

the Pryor one had the advantage that Lucas let him use the actual costumes/makeup.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 10:26am The Oscar:

One of my favorite college-era memories is firing up a bootleg copy of the Star Wars Holiday Special for an excited crowd of maybe 15 people, and ending it with two. Those untranslated Wookiee conversations are ROUGH.
Avatar Mon. 9/30/19 10:26am JakeGould:

I miss the “Star Wars” craze from 1977 to 1980. The media landscape was different so there were all kinds of nonsense and ephemera floating around everywhere. A much simpler time in terms of overmarketing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 10:27am annie:

it's obvious musical numbers are instrumental in today's line-up..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:27am Rich in Washington:

I remember for years you couldn't buy the actual Blade Runner soundtrack. There was this really lame symphonic release (which I have and sort of love) but the actual Vangelis thing wasn't officially released until '94.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:27am Rich in Washington:

There were some wonderful bootlegs of it, though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:28am SSS:

Just to clarify...no preachy stuff from me, just like to be loud for the right cause
  🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:28am yippie:

i really want to get a mutiny on the bounty soundtrack by vangelis
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:29am Rich in Washington:

@JakeGould: Movies are so pre-hyped now. We see jillions of posts on their casting, special effects, spoilers, etc., long before the film's even released.
Star Wars sort of seemed to come out of nowhere by comparison.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:31am Rich in Washington:

Ironically, Star Wars was originally going to get an electronic score, but the decision to go with bombastic symphonic music - sort of out-of-fashion in 70s cinema was a later inspiration - for better or for worse.
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:32am Brendan:

Speaking of bones and yet on an unrelated topic, I found a baby turtle on my front walk yesterday. I took it down in the woods in Rock Creek Park and walked a bit to find a transitional area (upland / lowland ) not far from water. After settling on a spot , I released it. No sooner than I turned around and took two steps did I see an empty, beached upper shell (carapace) of a box turtle. It was a circle of life moment.
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:32am Brendan:

https://pasteboard.co/IzOvzey.jpg
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:33am Rich in Washington:

BTW: YouTube channel Auralnauts is killing it with insane remixes of the entire Star Wars run of movies. Sort of like a cut-up 'What's Up Tiger Lilly' approach. They're freaking hilarious.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:34am Joe McG:

@David: That would've been good, but I ran out of time! Maybe next week since I do love it so much.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:35am Joe McG:

BTW, does anyone know what it means to "rock your body out"? Out of what/where? Out of energy?
Avatar Mon. 9/30/19 10:36am JakeGould:

@RichinWashington: I always understood that George Lucas wanted to recreate the scores of films like “Ivanhoe” and “Robin Hood.” — “The rough edit of Star Wars had a temporary track which used pieces of Gustav Holst's The Planets suite, snatches of Alex North's score for Cleopatra (Joseph L Mankiewicz, 1963) and selections from Bernard Hermann's music for Alfred Hitchcock. Whilst these stock tracks helped create the right mood, there was never - as had been suggested since - the possibility of actually releasing the film with such a track. Lucas wanted a rich, orchestral score, something old-fashioned and outdated at the time. He knew it should be reminiscent of Erich Wolfgang Korngold, the multi-award-winning film composer who had scored The Adventures of Robin Hood (Michael Curtz, 1938) and The Sea Hawk (Michael Curtiz, 1940), two of his moders for Star Wars.”
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 10:39am Cooh John:

Morning Joe and noisemakers of all sorts. Off work today but attacking a stack of paperwork. Thanks for the accompanying soundtrack. Nice SW insight, JakeGould.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:40am Roberto:

Okay so my daughter dragged me into watching season one of The Masked Singer over the weekend. I feel like I need my neurons bleached but other than that HOW TF DID THEY NOT MAKE GLADYS THE WINNER? Ig'nint young'uns.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:41am Strandlund:

At first I thought this was Anacani on the Lawrence Welk Show...
Avatar Mon. 9/30/19 10:41am JakeGould:

“Rock your body out?” Maybe like rock your body out of that funk. Like “Get up off of that thing.” What’s the thing? You called my sofa a thing? Get out of here you insulter!
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:42am Andrea in Jersey City:

I saw the Linda Rondstadt movie this weekend
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:42am Joe McG:

@Jake: Ah, I see! Thanks, Jake! I think "the thing" is your ass (as in, stop sitting and start dancing).
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:42am Andrea in Jersey City:

Then I went to see Billy Bragg directly after seeing it
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:43am pantz:

@Joe "Rocking Your Body Out" is a form of self-flagellation to atone for your funky sins.
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:43am Brendan:

I like this entry from Urban Dictionary
Rock out
"to listen to or play music to such an extent that the mind begins to lose consiousness and a new, more insane alter ego takes control"
Dude, he's rocking out!
by yasmin August 03, 2003
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:43am Roberto:

Apologies for any Masked Singer spoilers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:44am steveo:

in the L.R. Documentary (which Joe also saw), she states that when she was little, she thought that people conversed in English and sang in Spanish (her father was Mexican)
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:44am Joe McG:

@steveo: I love that idea!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:45am steveo:

yeah me too
  Mon. 9/30/19 10:47am Tamar:

You’re welcome, Joe!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:49am Joe McG:

@Tamar: :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:49am Aaron Working In Newark:

Good Morning Joe
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:49am Krys O.:

<3 Used to have this Marc single!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:50am Krys O.:

Lilac Hand of Menthol Dan is the b-side.
Avatar Mon. 9/30/19 10:51am JakeGould:

No disrespect, to Yasmin August 03, 2003 but that sounds like bull shift.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:51am Joe McG:

HI, Aaron! @Krys: That's the one, except "Endless Sleep" and "Menthol Dan" share the B.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:53am Yes:

this is what i needed today
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:53am Snoochienucci:

@Yes yes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:54am Matt Fiveash:

Very disappointed that the Ken Burns country show didn't talk about this one.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:54am Joe McG:

@Matt: A flagrant omission. I've already sent my complaint to the CMF.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:55am steveo:

My step-mother used to always ask us if a chicken has lips -- didn't occur to me that she got it from a song!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:55am Matt Fiveash:

Wynn Stewart's "I'm Gonna Kill You" went similarly unexplored
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:56am steveo:

she would use it to mean "yes, of course"

"Do we have to wash the dishes tonight?"

"Does a chicken have lips?"
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 10:56am Joe McG:

@Matt Fiveash: Why did he bother making that documentary if he's going to ignore all the great moments?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:01am Krys O.:

Ah, yes. Thanks, Joe.
  Mon. 9/30/19 11:01am Bill W:

I'm glad you'll be carrying the curmudgeon banner, Joe. (There are no guilty pleasures, or shouldn't be.)
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:05am Roberto:

WOW, great interview, Joe!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:05am Brian in UK:

Who is it?
  Mon. 9/30/19 11:05am vix:

Joey Molland from badfinger
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:06am Joe McG:

@Roberto: It's kind of audio verite this time around!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 11:06am common:

Hello. This is grand. Laughing. Thanks joe
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:06am Roberto:

Oh wait, there's more?
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:14am Joe McG:

@Roberto: Sure! I hope you can hear his great Liverpudlian accent OK.
Avatar Mon. 9/30/19 11:16am JakeGould:

Great Beatles song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 11:17am coelacanth∅:

(just John)
Avatar Mon. 9/30/19 11:17am JakeGould:

Oh! And today is Buddy Rich’s birthday. Born in Sheepshead Bay but I won’t hold that against him.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:21am Roberto:

Hanging up on your guest? Not cool, Joe!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:23am Joe McG:

Ha ha, I swear I didn't hang up on him! :)
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:25am Roberto:

White Album was probably my favorite when I was a kid, too. I couldn't help but admire the irreverence and self-deprecating tone of much of it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 11:26am coelacanth∅:

white album was my favorite beatles album from the time of release as well. supplanted by abbey road for a year or 2 but ultimately remained my favorite.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:28am Mike Sin:

Amazing that this great single (and the follow-up LP) only saw a Japanese release back in 1968!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:28am Joe McG:

Should be interesting to hear Joey, Todd, Micky from the Monkees, and Christopher Cross (!) sing the White Album live. Here's more info including the tour dates: www.rollingstone.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 11:28am coelacanth∅:

"Gary Walker & the bassline from rain"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:28am tim from champaign:

Great interview, Joe! What a cool guy! Magazine Woman is killer. Heady psych jams.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:29am Joe McG:

@coelcanth: Ha ha ha!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:29am Roberto:

It was also one of the few rock albums in my father's collection. Once I asked him why he had bought it when I knew it wasn't his cuppa tea. He responded that he figured he should see what all the fuss was about, and after listening, quickly concluded that it was about nothing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 11:29am coelacanth∅:

(i couldn't help it)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:30am rsj:

wow this show is a treat!
Avatar Mon. 9/30/19 11:31am JakeGould:

@Roberto: You mean the White album?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 11:32am coelacanth∅:

my introduction to badfinger, "day after day" i thought was the beatles when it first came on the radio
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 11:33am coelacanth∅:

(Mollond also wrote the badfinger song, "flying"!)
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:33am Roberto:

Aye, Jake, the White Album.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 11:33am coelacanth∅:

...i'msorry -Molland (not mollond)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 11:34am annie:

@ rsj: youbetcherbottomdollar!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:34am tim from champaign:

Holy shit! This is a ripper. This is the song that Dwight Twilley aspires to write. (No dis - I love Twilley).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:35am Krys O.:

I love Badfinger with my whole heart since Magic Christian days. Actually, Ass is my favorite LP.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 11:38am coelacanth∅:

mm zucchini cake. (the only good use for zucchini)
  🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:39am 12539:

¨...we also reach New York and Connecticut¨- and the whole internet world!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:40am David (in London):

This is such a great interview. The story of Badfinger is so harrowing that it's nice to hear Joey laughing and flashing his typical Scouse wit.
Avatar Mon. 9/30/19 11:40am JakeGould:

@Roberto: My first introduction to the Beatles was my sister’s copy of “Sgt. Pepper.” Since it was the only cool thing in our record collection I showed it to some friends. An older friend then looked at it and deemed it a “fake” because it had an Apple Records logo on the label. And thus my first introduction to the Beatles was also my first introduction to pedantic Beatle’s fan record collectors.
  Mon. 9/30/19 11:40am Joe R.:

I’m going to this show on Wednesday. Not sure what to expect but this interview is good prep.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 11:41am coelacanth∅:

David, good point
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:41am Joe McG:

@David: I purposely tried to steer clear of the dark stuff. He's long past it. @JoeR: Report back!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:42am Snoochienucci:

this interview is awesome, im embarrassed to say that im not very familiar with Badfinger, ill have to do a dig!
  Mon. 9/30/19 11:42am Joe R.:

@JoeG - will do!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 11:42am Linda Lee:

i've loved Badfinger from my first hearing ~ 69? 70? finally able to catch their songs on a portable cassette recorder pointed at the radio & had to carry that around, 1970 or so. i'd just stand on the subway platform in nyc, 10 years old & play it for all to hear. :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 11:43am Linda Lee:

long time love. :-)
Avatar Mon. 9/30/19 11:45am JakeGould:

@Roberto: But all cool! The Beatles made everyone listen to music differently.
  Mon. 9/30/19 11:47am listener monica:

this is a great interview. very good, engaging questions
  Mon. 9/30/19 11:49am holland oats:

great interview!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 11:49am coelacanth∅:

Excellent interview Joe!
  🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:51am 12539:

Thanks Joe + Joey!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 11:54am common:

Was Todd singing the backwards forward?
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:54am Joe McG:

Glad you guys enjoyed the interview! Thanks for listening and commenting today. Stay tuned for Dressy Bessy on Three Chord Monte. Next week: Exclusive live session with Taraka, formerly of Prince Rama!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:55am Carmichael:

@common, yes he was. It was done "faithfully" ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:55am Krys O.:

Great show! Thanks, Joe!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 9/30/19 11:55am David (in London):

A solid gold show today Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/30/19 11:57am coelacanth∅:

Thanks Joe! Thanks Joey!
  Mon. 9/30/19 11:59am SeanG:

an album named Ass? that's awesome
  Mon. 9/30/19 12:00pm Brendan:

Thanks Joe
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