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Options December 1, 2019: Fill In For Jonesey

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Artist Track Album Label Approx. start time
The Beach Boys  Hang On To Your Ego   Options Pet Sounds    0:00:00 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Moby Grape  I Am Not Willing   Options '69    0:04:41 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Storey Sisters  Bad Motorycle   Options 45  Cameo  0:08:15 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Spizzenergi  Soldier Soldier   Options 45  Rough Trade  0:09:19 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Nat King Cole  Pretend   Options 45  Capitol  0:13:06 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Them  Out Of Sight   Options The Story of Them    0:18:41 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Guided By Voices  Chasing Heather Crazy   Options 45  TVT  0:21:03 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Ian Dury & the Blockheads  Sueperman's Big Sister   Options 45  Stiff  0:23:45 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
X-Ray Spex  Germfree Adolescents   Options Germfree Adolescents    0:26:43 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Netto  Minor Swing   Options 45  Looney Tunes  0:29:34 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Turtles  Buzz Saw   Options The Battle of the Bands    0:35:54 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Cal Tjader  Soul Sauce (Gaucha Guaro)   Options Cocktail Mix 2 - Martini Madness    0:37:42 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Tuxedomoon  What Use?   Options 12"  Rhino  0:40:05 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Flying Burrito Brothers  Sin City   Options The Gilded Palace Of Sin    0:44:03 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Gene Chandler  Groovy Situation   Options The Gene Chandler Situation    0:48:10 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Elvis Presley  (Marie's The Name of) His Latest Flame   Options From Nashville to Memphis: The Essential '60s Masters    0:54:06 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Buzzcocks  Fiction Romance   Options Another Music in a Different Kitchen    0:55:57 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Johnny Wright  Hello Vietnam   Options Full Metal Jacket    1:00:33 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Love  You I'll Be Following   Options Love    1:03:38 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Flamin' Groovies  Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu   Options Flamingo    1:08:05 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Nellie Lutcher  Hurry On Down   Options ...And Her Rhythm    1:11:04 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Mojo Nixon  Transylvanian Xmas   Options Frenzy    1:13:21 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Sex Pistols  Pretty Vacant   Options Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols    1:14:02 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Roxy Music  All I Want Is You   Options Country Life    1:17:21 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Joy Division  Digital   Options 12"  Factory  1:22:37 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Frank Black  Headache   Options Teenager of the Year    1:25:21 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Small Faces  Rollin' Over   Options Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake    1:28:09 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Link Wray   Ain't That Loving You Baby   Options 45  Epic  1:30:55 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
David Bowie  Queen Bitch   Options Bowie at the Beeb    1:33:46 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Spade Cooley & His Orchestra  Three Way Boogie   Options Hillbilly Boogie!    1:36:32 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Desmond Dekker And The Aces  Rudy Got Soul   Options 45  Pyramid  1:43:45 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Blues Project  I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes   Options Live at Town Hall    1:46:24 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Undertones  Get Over You   Options 45  Sire  1:50:59 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Move  Lightning Never Strikes Twice   Options Looking On    1:53:44 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Wire  Dot Dash   Options 45  Harvest  1:56:47 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Velvet Underground  Here She Comes Now   Options White Light/White Heat    1:59:19 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Dave & Ansel Collins  Monkey Spanner   Options 45  Techniques  2:01:18 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Dave Edmunds  Down Down Down   Options Rockpile    2:06:58 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Vibrators  Yeah Yeah Yeah   Options Pure Mania    2:09:41 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Gary Glitter  Do You Wanna Touch Me??   Options 45  Bell  2:10:59 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Television Personalities  World of Pauline Lewis   Options And Don't The Kids Just Love It    2:14:15 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Department-S  Is Vic There?   Options 45  Stiff  2:16:40 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Johnny Cash  Busted   Options At Folsom Prison    2:19:58 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Stranglers   Duchess   Options 45  United Artists  2:25:07 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
James Brown  Santa Claus Is Definately Here To Stay   Options Funky Christmas    2:26:12 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Moody Blues  Peak Hour   Options Days of Future Passed    2:30:49 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
XTC  That's Really Super, Supergirl   Options Skylarking    2:34:23 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Alton Ellis  I'm Just a Guy   Options 45  Studio One  2:40:55 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Buddy Knox w/ The Rhythm Orchids  My Baby's Gone   Options 45  Roulette  2:43:49 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Howlin' Wolf  Shake for Me   Options 45  Chess  2:45:52 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Squeeze  Bang Bang   Options The Complete BBC Sessions    2:48:00 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Stooges  Loose   Options Fun House    2:50:38 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Eddy Arnold  One Kiss Too Many   Options The Notorious Bettie Page (film soundtrack)    2:54:03 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Ventures  Sleigh Ride   Options 45  Dolton  2:57:32 (MP3 | Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 12:05pm listener monica:

Hello! There are tiny wet pebbles falling out of the sky at this time in Byram Twp. NJ. I guess it might be called freezing rain.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 12:07pm listener monica:

I swear I saw Brian Wilson perform in Cranford, NJ circa late 1972. I was there but none of my friends can confirm it.
Avatar Sun. 12/1/19 12:08pm jahmon:

ha
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 12:10pm Hughie Considine:

Hello @John - I loved this show the last time you filled in and am psyched to hear what's in store for today.
  Sun. 12/1/19 12:15pm Wax:

Hi all. Been a while since I’ve listened live. Does Glenn still have a show?Thanks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 12:17pm LW Rhino:

Hey John,
Good to hear you again so soon.
  Sun. 12/1/19 12:18pm Aaron in Minneapolis:

Glen is still ruling the airwaves at high noon sundays.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 12/1/19 12:19pm Doobois:

John, The Clash once opened for The Who — you're good, man.
Avatar Sun. 12/1/19 12:20pm jahmon:

hahahaha thx
  Sun. 12/1/19 12:20pm Aaron in Minneapolis:

I have to say it's nice to have a playlist and comments board on an early Sunday afternoon
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 12:21pm LW Rhino:

Netto? From the Uncle Floyd show??
  Sun. 12/1/19 12:26pm Wax:

I remember how much x-ray enjoyed Thanksgiving and this time of year. May he rest in peace
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 12:27pm listener monica:

i saw ian dury open for lou reed in 1978. ian's performance was by far more enjoyable.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 12/1/19 12:28pm DocBlueDog:

Nice Monica :)
  Sun. 12/1/19 12:30pm Aaron in Minneapolis:

X ray is still hanging in studio a on Sunday I think. Every time Glenn messes up I think x ray is behind it
  Sun. 12/1/19 12:31pm Sean B.:

The Clash opening for the Who .... that was 80's era/post Keith if I remember correctly?. Still two of the greatest if not the greatest and original bands on the same bill. I mean who does or ever can sound like The Clash?. Nobody.
  Sun. 12/1/19 12:33pm Aaron in Minneapolis:

Jahmon nice mix today
  Sun. 12/1/19 12:36pm sufferwords:

yup Lou doing Street Hassle- Roxy on Sunset Strip- dope- Blockheads were amazing as was Lou
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 12/1/19 12:36pm Doobois:

Damn, A. in M.! I heartily second your last three comments.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 12:37pm Beast of Boonton:

IBJ with play list!
IBJ
IBJ...
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 12:38pm Strandlund:

Afternoon John...FANTASTIC show so far!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 12:38pm LW Rhino:

It's turned up to ELEVEN !
  Sun. 12/1/19 12:38pm davek2:

I have this 45 hanging on my wall!!!!
  Sun. 12/1/19 12:38pm Aaron in Minneapolis:

Ooh so nice. Cut it thick
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 12:38pm listener monica:

MORE LESLIE!
  Sun. 12/1/19 12:39pm Sean B.:

Miision of Burma opening for the Pixies?. The Breeders opening for Nirvana. This Turtles track slays.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 12:43pm listener monica:

...I saw the Hudson Brothers open for the Turtles at the Bottom Line... that was fun.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 12/1/19 12:43pm DocBlueDog:

Oh man TuxedoMoon. I haven’t heard in ages. I had a couple albums. Later downloaded a discography. Big faves. THanks :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 12/1/19 12:44pm DocBlueDog:

Of course probably first heard on WFMU back in the day. Ha.
  Sun. 12/1/19 12:48pm Aaron in Minneapolis:

Beautiful yet weird stuff from the burritos
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 12:48pm DannyBoyNYC:

Trump Tower song!
  Sun. 12/1/19 12:50pm listener monica:

i never saw graham perform but i have his autograph. it is now snowing in byram nj. i am leaving my radio tongo out for a walk. enjoy, everyone!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 12:51pm LW Rhino:

I can dig it .
  Sun. 12/1/19 12:57pm tomophobictom:

I had delicious Stash’s sub sandwiches at that table. The extra onions were a little intimidating but that was about it.
  Sun. 12/1/19 12:58pm Niko:

Copenhagen, Denmark listening. Really love your show! Rockin out while making dinner for the kids...
  Sun. 12/1/19 1:06pm the fink:

who the heck is Chris from Ringwood?
Avatar Sun. 12/1/19 1:13pm JakeGould:

@LWRhino: Hey! Silly question… You into rhinos?
  Sun. 12/1/19 1:17pm Tom from Boonton:

excellent choice for da Pistols
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 1:19pm LW Rhino:

@Jake Gould: Only rhinoplastys.
Avatar Sun. 12/1/19 1:20pm JakeGould:

Oh wow!
  Sun. 12/1/19 1:28pm GListener MW:

Teenager Of The Year -- still Frank Black's best album / magnum opus
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 1:31pm LW Rhino:

Changed over to snow 13 miles NW of WFMU.
  Sun. 12/1/19 1:31pm johnp0404:

Hey John Monroe it’s great to hear you on FMU! I remember well the old WFDU back in the 1980s.,. Such a great station but then again we were spoiled by the post punk indie rock bands of that era. Tuxedomoon makes me think of good old Snakefinger. Keep on rocking
  Sun. 12/1/19 1:35pm sabretooth_dream:

I miss Glen Jones naturally but you’re killing it this gloomy Sunday afternoon, John Monroe!
  Sun. 12/1/19 1:36pm zephyr:

If you're taking requests: "Lucille Has Messed My Mind Up" by Jeff Simmons on the album of the same name....1969. Obscure but a good one IMO.
  Sun. 12/1/19 1:40pm ?:

Ain't I love listening to John Monroe and his stellar music picks! Thank you John!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 1:43pm Michael 98145:

@zephyr, Seattle's own, J Simmons. Part time Mother.
  Sun. 12/1/19 1:45pm Semantics of Samantha:

Snow/rain in Montclair
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 12/1/19 1:46pm Mr. Pumpy:

Hello all. Great set, JM! Snowing like a bee-atch in Cliftonia.
  Sun. 12/1/19 1:52pm Jtread:

Beatrice and Theo are enjoying listening to John Monroe on WFMU while the snow and ice piles up here in Bloomfield!
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 1:52pm Okasa:

That was a cover of Blind Willie Johnson's original "Lord I Just Can't Keep From Crying", recorded Dec 5, 1928.
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 1:55pm Mailman Tom:

Good to hear you today. Thanks for all the great music!
  Sun. 12/1/19 1:56pm davek2:

Actually this beats out Buzz Saw, a B side I think.
  🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 1:57pm Ramona:

Great music! Hope to hear you on other fill in spots. FYI it's freezing rain /snow here in eastern Morris county.
Avatar Sun. 12/1/19 1:57pm SheWolf:

Current weather in Lake Hiawatha: Raining Ice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 1:58pm Michael 98145:

Dot Dash!!
  🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 1:59pm Ramona:

Love this song! Dot Dash!!!
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 1:59pm Motobro:

Sleet in Fairfield, snow in Boonton .
Driving not good.
Airwaves are on fire!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:01pm Michael 98145:

enjoying this Sunday voyage
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:03pm Terre T:

TOTALLY. LOVING. YOUR. FILLIN
for beloved Jones Sunday.
I never comment but really —Undertones, The Move and Wire all in a row I had no choice. FANTASTIC selections of all genres.
PS It’s icy sleet here in Newbridge NJ
  🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:06pm Listener Robert:

I like "Dot Dash" too, and I'm always asking people what they think the song is about. So, what do you think?
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:07pm UncleMarty:

Frozen hail in Queens
  🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:09pm Listener Robert:

Oh, snow, ice pellets, and freezing rain here in Andover. My friend Bob here is glad he didn't go to church today in Dover.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:10pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hello from the inside of a snow globe.
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:10pm gregory:

John , don’t be surprised when bill kelly pushes his cart in at 2:45
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:11pm KevinfromBayRidge:

You're doing a great show, John...AND you managed to draw a legend out! You are missed Terre.
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:12pm UncleMarty:

Shout out to the IBJ. I get Jonesy re accu-play, but a place for comments during the show would be sweet.
Miss XRay ... what a loss.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:12pm Hughie Considine:

@Listener Robert: I think the lyrics to "Dot Dash" are just brilliant Dadaist nonsense that totally works within the context of the song.
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:13pm erma gherd made me do it:

Hello from a displaced Brooklynite in Connecticut. It’s snowing here

While I miss Jones, great mix. .
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:14pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Is this the original?
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:14pm Laura in Peekskill:

I feel like this set is crying out for some Slade.
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:14pm Cliff back in the U.S.S.A.:

Snow in Syracuse! But that’s not really news.
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:15pm Laura in Peekskill:

Also, it's snowing in Peekskill. Drive slow.
  🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:20pm Listener Robert:

"Department S" was the TV detective show the band was named for, and which "Lost" was largely based on.
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:22pm Tom P, Brooklyn:

What a fantastic show!, John! All kinds of excellent stuff. Even Dave and Ansel Collins. I didn't think people in the US knew about them - until you explained they were big in NYC. Who knew? Wire, Undertones, Velvets, so many more. When are you on again? :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:24pm Hughie Considine:

John, you should probably google Gary Glitter to find out. It's been a lot.
Avatar Sun. 12/1/19 2:24pm jahmon:

hahahahaha
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:25pm BH:

“In regards to Gary Glitter, I’m afraid I have some bad news” - Wade Barrett
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:26pm Craig Bishop:

Gary Glitter was sentenced to 16 years for sexual abuse: underage girls.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:26pm Hughie Considine:

Whatever happened to Jimmy Saville?
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:26pm gregory:

Duchess - maybe one of the best songs ever!
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:26pm Polly Onymous:

It's soooo obvious - I nominate John Monroe as the ONLY fill-in for The Franchise, unless of course, Xray returns from assignment.... Any seconds?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:27pm Michael 98145:

stay safe out there. folks
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:28pm BH:

"Rolf Harris has really faded from the scene in the last few years"
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:29pm Jtread:

I second that, Polly Onymous!
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:32pm Polly Onymous:

all in favor?
AYE
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 12/1/19 2:42pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Spade Cooley !
...let's not discuss...
Obvsly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:42pm Michael 98145:

great show. thanks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 12/1/19 2:45pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Should be Wooof Mooos cuddly toys.
Because Loves.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 12/1/19 2:47pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

WolfMoo
Avatar Sun. 12/1/19 2:47pm Monica:

hey there, john! sounding good in the neighborhood!
  Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:51pm mrputtle:

wood stove + 'fmu = super comfy ears
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:51pm RustyTiki:

Great show!! Any chance of 999 in the last 9 minutes?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:52pm Michael 98145:

that would be nice
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:52pm BH:

one could say the sarcasm was so obvious on that joke?
Avatar 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:53pm Mailman Tom:

@Polly: I second that nomination
  🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:53pm Listener Robert:

Anyway, The Wire says "Dot Dash" is about cars being driven in fog, using low and high beam headlights. I and other listeners think it's about ships signaling each other in fog; dot-dash means "Diver down, steer clear."
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:54pm RustyTiki:

Polly- agreed!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:57pm Michael 98145:

learn something new around here every day
  Sun. 12/1/19 2:58pm RustyTiki:

Safe home!
Avatar Sun. 12/1/19 2:58pm UncleMarty:

Great show JM Thanx
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:58pm LW Rhino:

Thanks JM.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:58pm steveo:

I enjoyed the show! Thank you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 12/1/19 2:58pm Michael 98145:

thanks again, yes ♫
  Sun. 12/1/19 3:02pm dennine:

dude. great frickin show. where can you hear Iggy and Moody blues johnny cash The Ventures, Howlin, XTC...in one wallop. thanks
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