Options Sophisticated Boom Boom with Sheila B.: Playlist from April 30, 2021 Options

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Female-fronted pop from the past, present, and future; from all over the globe. And the occasional man.

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Options April 30, 2021: Yu-Punky

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Bruno Pernadas  Lafeta Uti   Options Private Reasons  Pataca Discos  2021  From Portugal / Vocals by Margarida Campelo, Francisca Cortesão & Minji Kim 
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Carole King  Bitter With the Sweet   Options Rhymes & Reasons  Ode  1972   
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Carla Thomas  B-A-B-Y   Options   Stax  1966        0:11:02 (Pop‑up)
Valaida Snow  High Hat, Trumpet & Rhythm   Options Hot Snow (Queen Of The Trumpet Sings & Swings)  Rosetta Records  1982  From 1936      0:13:51 (Pop‑up)
Puffy  Boogie Woogie No. 5   Options Spike  Epic  2001   
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Kitty, Daisy & Lewis  Polly Put the Kettle On   Options Kitty, Daisy & Lewis  Sunday Best  2008   
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Kero Kero Bonito  21/04/20   Options Civilisation II  Polyvinyl  2021   
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Clara Baker  Body   Options   Self-released  2021   
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Hidden People  Tombour Cloche   Options Tombour Cloche  Dur Et Doux  2018  From Lyon, France / Thank you Graeme! 
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Enhet För Fri Musik  Orden Du Aldrig Säger   Options Ömhet & Skilsmässa  Discreet Music  2021  From Sweden 
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Marker Starling & Haha Sounds Collective featuring Laetitia Sadier  Silk Rock   Options   Tin Angel Records  2020   
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La Vergne Smith  One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer   Options Angel In the Absinthe House: Songs in the Indoor Manor  Smithsonian Folkways Recordings  1954   
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Peggy Seeger  Lubrication   Options First Farewell  Red Grape Music  2021   
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Dusty Springfield  Guess Who?   Options Dusty  Philips  1964   
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Mariem Hassan  Arfa   Options El Aaiun Egdat  Nubenegra  2012  From Western Sahara 
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Alewya & Moses Boyd  The Code   Options The Code  Because London Records  2021   
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Nina Girassois  Heavyweight Sound   Options   Dubquake Records  2021  From Brazil 
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Servicio Al Cliente  El Tarot Con Delfina Guido   Options Servicio Al Cliente  Imara  2021  From Colombia & Germany 
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Nilüfer Yanya  Paralysed   Options Miss Universe  ATO Records  2019   
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Walter Schumann  Pearl’s Dream (Clip)   Options The Night Of the Hunter  N/A  N/A  From 1955      1:21:27 (Pop‑up)
Annelies Monseré  Untied   Options Happiness Is Within Sight  STROOM.tv  2018   
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Barbara Keith  All Along the Watchtower   Options Barbara Keith  Warner Music  2005  From 1972 
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Figen Han  Pisi Pisi   Options   Arsivplak  2018  From Turkey, 1973      1:28:16 (Pop‑up)
 
Laura Mvula  Green Garden   Options 1/f EP  Atlantic  2021  MY SINGLE OF THE WEEK! 
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Santogold  You'll Find a Way (Switch and Sinden Remix)   Options Santogold  Lizard King / Downtown Records  2008   
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Vera Nois  Yu-Punky   Options Pequeñas Criaturas  Fuego Amigo Discos  2021  From Argentina 
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Labelle  What Can I Do For You?   Options Nightbirds  Epic  1974   
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Jacqueline Taïeb  Le Printemps A Paris   Options   Impact  1967   
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Kay Starr  Becha’ I Getcha   Options The Uncollected, Vol. 2  Tin Toy  2014  From 1950      1:51:33 (Pop‑up)
Brigitte Fontaine  Dévaste-Moi   Options 13 Chansons Décadentes Et Fantasmagoriques  Jacques Canetti Productions  2006  From France, 1966      1:53:55 (Pop‑up)
Diane Birch  In It For the Race   Options   Hymnpatia  2018   
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Crimi  Mano D'oro   Options Luci E Guai  Airfono  2021  From France 
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Hafusa Abasi with Slim Ali & the Yahoos Band  Sina Raha   Options Kenya Special: Selected East African Recordings from the 1970s & '80s  Soundaway  2013        2:08:52 (Pop‑up)
Elza Soares  No Roda Do Samba   Options No Roda Do Samba  EMI Records Brazil  N/A  From 1964 
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Yun Jeong Ha  I’ve Told Every Little Star   Options   SRB Records  1978  From South Korea / Thanks Greg Satz! 
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Barbara Ruskin  Halfway To Paradise   Options Here Come the Girls: Volume Six  Sequel  1995  From 1965      2:18:26 (Pop‑up)
Laura Veirs  The Panther   Options   Raven Marching Band  2021   
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Eye  Sabine   Options Sabine  Knekelhuis  2016  From France 
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Colleen  Hidden In the Current   Options The Tunnel And the Clearing  Thrill Jockey  2021   
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Warpaint  Lilys   Options   Heirlooms  2021   
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Queen Latifah  Just Another Day   Options Black Reign  Motown  1993   
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Squirrel Flower  I’ll Go Running   Options Planet (i)  Polyvinyl  2021   
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Fleetwood Mac  Beautiful Child   Options Tusk  Warner Bros.  1979        2:53:11 (Pop‑up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:01pm dreamyandseedy:

ready to get giddy!
Avatar 3:01pm EarlyMorningInSeoul:

Good afternoon!
  3:01pm Jocelyn:

Happy Friday Everyone!
  3:01pm misterdavid:

have a great show, Sheila!
  3:01pm Docrock:

Hello, and good afternoon DJ Shiela B
And everyone listening to this broadcast.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:01pm Handy Haversack:

Friday hi-hi, Sheila and the most Sophisticated of Boom Boomers!
Avatar 3:02pm ncjay:

good Friday afternoon, Sheila! and greetings, music lovers!
  3:02pm Dayffid:

Hi!
Avatar 3:02pm Nelo:

hello hello
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:03pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, Sheila. How Yu doin' today?
Avatar 3:03pm Nelo:

First time I got the newsletter, thank you Sheila for that list of all the recommendations <3
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:03pm HyperDose:

You could say I am excited for the next three hours
Avatar 3:04pm djsheilab:

Happy friday music lovers! I'm excited about every single record I've got on the list for you today. Thanks for being here!
Avatar 3:05pm Nelo:

whoop whoop - it is off to a very good start already :)
Avatar 3:06pm djsheilab:

A very warm welcome to you, EarlyMorningInSeoul, dreamyandseedy, misterdavid, Docrock, Dayffid, Handy Haversack, Jocelyn, ncjay, Ken From Hyde Park, Hyperdose + Nelo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:06pm Gurldoggie:

Yay! Always so happy when Sophisticated Boom Boom comes on. Means my long week is finally in the home stretch. Very glad to be here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:06pm Passaic River Blues:

Strong start here.
Avatar 3:07pm audiolab1:

Off to a great start right out of the gate, Sheila!
Avatar 3:08pm djsheilab:

Thanks Passaic River Blues + audiolab1! A brand new release that I'm loving. Hey Gurldoggie!
  3:08pm breezie:

hay! tuning in from Ohio! hope you all are having a great day :)
Avatar 3:09pm mmeghan:

happy friday all you lovely people
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:09pm Handy Haversack:

Sheila, I hope that you got the compiled list of all the SF from last show that I sent you! And that it saved you some labor for this week's newsletter.

For anyone who wants to see the full list, with user comments from the suggesters and other pointless metadata, I have put the URL in my profile for now.

wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:09pm bukowski.:

boom! what a great track to lead with
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:10pm Guido from Cologne:

Hello Sheila!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:11pm Phillippe:

Howdy from wiiiiinnnnndddddyyyyyy Annapolis
  3:11pm Bimbus Bambus:

Gotta respect the same-key transitions!
Avatar 3:11pm djsheilab:

Handy Haversack—You sent me a list?!!!! It never came through. Oh no :( Looks like we both did a lot of extra work!
Avatar 3:12pm djsheilab:

Bimbus Bambus—Another one comin' up!
Avatar 3:12pm Nelo:

@mmeghan: and to you too :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:12pm DjLorraine:

So giddy to be here
  3:13pm Miss G:

Happy Friday Shelia B and Sophisticated Ones! Was so sad to miss the sci-fi party but thank you Sheila B and Handy H for the lists! I had just last week donated my collection of James Tiptree, Jr. short stories with the biography of that writer (Alice Sheldon) to the bookstore, or I could have sent them to someone here, too bad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:13pm bukowski.:

excellent, Handy!
  3:13pm Dave In Leicester:

Happy Friday Boom Boomers
Avatar 3:13pm djsheilab:

Hey breezie, mmeghanm, bukowski, Guido from Cologne, DJLorraine, Dave In Leicester + Miss G!
  3:13pm Bimbus Bambus:

E-flat trifecta!
Avatar 3:14pm djsheilab:

Hey Phillippe!
Avatar 3:16pm Nelo:

awwww, how I miss swing dancing ....
  3:16pm Jett:

Hello B-A-B-Y, @DjSheilaB Such a pleasure to be enjoying your lovely Friday get together. I hope both you and Alvy Singer are fine. Thanks for honoring us with your wonderful talent of choosing excellent female fronted music. ❤️
  3:17pm michael z:

Hi Sheila and everyone. What a great start to the show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:18pm Vanessa Tara:

howdy
Avatar 3:19pm djsheilab:

Hi michael z! A super-giddy start for this sunny / stormy friday.
  3:19pm TAE:

Hey Sheila have you heard of Hazel English?
  3:19pm Cooh John:

Hello Sheila and sophisticates and breezie and DjLorraine. Happy Friday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:19pm Vanessa Tara:

they call it stormy friday, but saturday's just as wet
Avatar 3:19pm djsheilab:

Hey Tae! Yes, I've played her quite a bit. Loved her last record!
  3:20pm Bimbus Bambus:

Seeing this Puffy video late one night in the early 2000s was life-changing.
Avatar 3:20pm djsheilab:

Hey Vanessa Tara, Cooh John, + Jett!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:20pm Handy Haversack:

Sheila, whhaaaaaaaaa!? Oh NO! I sent last Saturday! To the same address your newsletter comes from. Oh, I feel so bad -- I was hoping to spare you the work!
  3:21pm TAE:

hey folks, how do you search to see if a song or artist hase ever been played?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:21pm Handy Haversack:

In PDF, Excel, and Google sheet.

Sigh. My best laid plans ... ha' gang a-gley.
Avatar 3:22pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Joyeux Jazz Day ! :
jazzday.com
Avatar 3:22pm Nelo:

wow @handy haversack, that is so sweet!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:23pm loveless:

Hello all. Shaking my blues away.
Avatar 3:23pm djsheilab:

Tae—Use the Advanced Playlist search option here: wfmu.org...
Avatar 3:23pm StringOFperils:

Doing my Friday afternoon dance.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:23pm Carmichael:

Heya Sheila and Those Who Boom.
Avatar 3:24pm djsheilab:

Handy Haversack—I hope I didn't miss it! When I didn't hear from you, I just figured you weren't able to get around to it, so I went ahead and did myself. Aye yaye yaye!
Avatar 3:25pm djsheilab:

Hey Revolution Rabbit Nov63, StringOFperils, Carmichael + loveless!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:25pm Handy Haversack:

Sheila, I just replied to my e-mail, so maybe it will go to the top of your inbox now? Or spam. I certainly consider myself spam sometimes!
  3:26pm Dave In Leicester:

I adore Kitty Daisy and Lewis, interesting fact, their Mum was in The Raincoats
Avatar 3:28pm Nelo:

usually I am listening to this show tomorrow morning inthe archive and then all week long. so I have to spill a lot of loving tonight to make up for all the missed chats ;) love the set, oh dear Sheila B, you are a music queen!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:28pm HyperDose:

You're not spam Handy, you're starred mail!
Avatar 3:28pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Joyeux Beltane ~ MayDay ~ Walpurgis !
One of the four great Holidays marking the corners of the Wheel of the Year
- the Halfway points between Seasons : the Middle of Seasons
- & in the Zodiac / Astrological Year - the Middle of the Fixed Signs that Focus energy most powerfully for their Element.
(In this case: The Middle of ♉︎Taurus - the Fixed Earth sign correlating to the Middle of Spring.) :
www.facebook.com...
  3:31pm TAE:

Sheila I looked up the show you played hazel and I saw an album I wanted and got on itunes just from your recommendation Moloko - Statues...that is a good video.
  3:31pm Miss G:

A Dancing (from today's set) Beltane to you RRN63 and to all! RRN63, I saw your astrology for today and have been wondering about Sun conjunct Uranus today!
Avatar 3:32pm EarlyMorningInSeoul:

Really enjoying the new Kero Kero Bonito album! Here's a link to a fun collab. song she did with the DJ マクロスMACROSS 82-99 macross82-99.bandcamp.com...
Avatar 3:33pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yeah my Astrologies for the weekend if you do fb @ all :
www.facebook.com...
Too much to clutter with here...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:33pm HyperDose:

Bergey Played a new KKB song last week. Had no idea she came out with new music. Slight departure from her previous work, but I dig the growth.
Avatar 3:35pm EarlyMorningInSeoul:

PBS had a fantastic series on Asian-American history that aired last May. You can watch it online at www.pbs.org...
Avatar 3:35pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Brave little boys - attacking little old ladies & women of color. Needs to be a National Priority.
Avatar 3:35pm dougseidel:

Sheila B: thank you for speaking!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:36pm Handy Haversack:

Well, hope the list is useful. Sorry for the confusion. Thanks for speaking out about that, Sheila. We're going to go try to sneak the dog on the subway. Let's roll the effin' dice, Wayne!
Avatar 3:36pm djsheilab:

A link to Jennifer Koh's "Strange Fruit" music film: youtu.be...
Avatar 3:36pm mmeghan:

recently heard about this hollaback free training for bystander intervention. thought i'd share with the group in case you see something on the street! www.ihollaback.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:36pm dreamyandseedy:

@sheilab i figured you were going to play amber mark's new song last week so i was sorry to miss the show, but i caught the archive! her album is going to be great
Avatar 3:37pm djsheilab:

Thank you mmeghan!
  3:38pm Miss G:

Thank you so much Sheila B for that link. EarlyMorningInSeoul I agree, that documentary series on PBS was so informative, so hard to watch.
  3:38pm michael z:

Thank you earlymorninginseoul for letting us know about the PBS series and Sheila for posting Jennifer Koh’s video. It’s maddening how weird our world is right now, so much that is positive and then so much ugliness. Let us pray the good wins out.
Avatar 3:39pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Shared mmeghan.
Avatar 3:40pm djsheilab:

dreamyandseedy—I CANNOT WAIT!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:41pm tim from champaign (now washington):

Hi Sheila and people! I'm really digging this Hidden People. Like their name, their sounds are mysterious.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:45pm TheoC:

Good and happy Friday to all. I love this but why is Swedish so strange to listen to?
Avatar 3:46pm βrian:

Little Human: "What. Are. You. Listening. To??"

Me: "Sheila B, my child. Listen and learn."
Avatar 3:46pm djsheilab:

Hey tim from champaign! TheoC—We so rarely get to hear it. Most Swedish artists sing in English.
  3:46pm TAE:

so many albums to buy and so little money. Listening to this show makes me feel rich and poor at the same time.
Avatar 3:47pm djsheilab:

βrian—Love it!
Avatar 3:47pm Frank Zaatar:

Hi, Sheila and listeners! Digging the experimental groove this afternoon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:48pm Vanessa Tara:

nice 70s jazz-funk threads running through this one
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:48pm Vanessa Tara:

like a nice comfy old couch
Avatar 3:48pm djsheilab:

Tae—Well, it's great that you're actually buying the records. A lot of folks just stream. Glad you picked up Hazel English's latest.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:48pm Passaic River Blues:

Is the name Haha Sounds Collective a nod to the Broadcast album? In any event, "Silk Rock" is wonderful.
Avatar 3:48pm djsheilab:

Vanessa Tara—Glad you dig!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:49pm chris in the redwoods:

this really is silk rock! love it. hi, Sheila and folks. sophisticated friday greetings to all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:49pm tim from champaign (now washington):

Silk Rock is what I imagine it sounds like when entering Gaylord Fields's world.
  3:49pm Robm:

Hello fellow boom boom listeners
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:49pm Passaic River Blues:

@tim: hahahaha
Avatar 3:50pm djsheilab:

tim from champaign—Perfect.
Avatar 3:50pm djsheilab:

Hey Frank Zaatar, chris in the redwoods, + Robm!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:51pm TheoC:

Way, way, way better than George Throughgood
Avatar 3:52pm Nelo:

@tae: feel the same. my wishlist grows and grows while I am re-listening to these shows again and again too
Avatar 3:52pm djsheilab:

Peegy Seeger is a GENIUS!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:54pm Jessica B:

What a song writer and storyteller. Love hearing Peggy again!
  3:54pm TAE:

Nelo: Glad I am not the only one. I have one tool that sometimes helps. Sidify when I am dirt broke. Thank goodness for Spotify studnet rates.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:54pm tim from champaign (now washington):

Is there such a thing as quadruple entendres? If not Peggy Seeger just invented it.
Avatar 3:55pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Oof. Much Greatness.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:55pm TheoC:

Pete Seeger is Peggy Seeger’s half uncle! I had to look her up!
Avatar 3:55pm djsheilab:

Jessica B—Calling a song "Lubrication!" At 85. Brilliant.
  3:55pm Rick A:

Both Peggy Seeger songs you played are great as is the cover of the album, such a beautiful image of freedom and empowerment. I'm not surprised that she is related to Pete Seeger. The talent runs in the family.
  3:56pm Dave In Leicester:

Peggy Seeger is on the bill at Doune The Rabbit Hole festival in Scotland this summer fingers crossed
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:56pm Vanessa Tara:

beeeeeautifullllll, this one is!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:56pm HyperDose:

Haven't heard a Dusty song I didn't like!
Avatar 3:56pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Juz dayum.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:56pm Phillippe:

Oh yeah, this Dusty is awesome
Avatar 3:57pm djsheilab:

Dusty does drama of the highest order!
Avatar 3:57pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yeah it's a Production - but it still all fits into a dart to yer heart.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:57pm dreamyandseedy:

did anyone catch Come To The Sunshine's Dusty Spectacular? it was amazing!
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Avatar 3:57pm βrian:

Is the long winter of our discontent finally over?

We're taking the plunge and taking the snow tires off the car.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:59pm Jessica B:

@djsheilab Peggy surprises and delights me with her willingness to "go there"!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:00pm Dayffid:

this is one amazing song! love the sax on it too!
Avatar 4:00pm Monica:

yo, yo, yo mizz sheeza to the beeza! lovely tuneage. definitely though that dusty was gonna be "anyone who had a heart" but then... always "hearing things" here:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:00pm tim from champaign (now washington):

I officially declare in the power vested to me by my WFMU membership card that this is one of the top 3 Sophisticated Boom Boom sets of all time.
Avatar 4:01pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Seriously - the International genius & taste of that segue.
Avatar 4:01pm -o-l-i-v-i-e-r-:

Mariem Hassan <3
Avatar 4:02pm puppyfarts:

hi sheila!! having a cozy night here in utrecht, the netherlands cleaning my room and listening to your show live!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:02pm HyperDose:

@dreamyandseedy Yes, that show is a must listen! Andrew knocked it out of the park.
Avatar 4:02pm βrian:

Lubricating, even.
Avatar 4:04pm Nelo:

@tim from champaign: word!
  4:04pm michael z:

It would be brilliant if you interviewed Peggy Seeger on your show. Please.
Avatar 4:06pm northguineahills:

sakura fests!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:07pm dreamyandseedy:

Peggy Seeger would be so fun on the show!!! i'm sure you would ask her questions she's never been asked :)
  4:08pm Robm:

@michael z wish pete seeger was still alive
Avatar 4:08pm djsheilab:

βrian—Lubricating!
  4:09pm Robm:

And anyone who texts while driving STOP IT
Avatar 4:09pm djsheilab:

Alright! I'm going to see if I can interview Peggy Seeger. What a thrill that would be. Will report back!
Avatar 4:10pm djsheilab:

Afternoon Monica!
Avatar 4:10pm djsheilab:

Hey puppyfarts! Ahhh...Utrecht. What a lovely part of the world. I have fond memories of the record fair.
  4:11pm Robm:

@Sheila how about tina turner too?
Avatar 4:11pm djsheilab:

Woah! THANK YOU tim from champaign!
  4:11pm TGinNJ:

"Where am I?
I'm in Brooklyn and I'm on the radio"

and this is why we love Sheila B.
Avatar 4:11pm djsheilab:

Robm—I don't think she does interviews anymore.
  4:12pm Robm:

@Shelia oh well another idea shot to hell
Avatar 4:13pm djsheilab:

TGinNJ—Just centering myself, haha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:14pm chresti:

Hi Sheila B and boom boom girls and boys!
  4:16pm Bimbus Bambus:

The groove is deep on this one.
  4:16pm TAE:

Brazilian Dub. I never heard that before.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:16pm tim from champaign (now washington):

Hey Chresti!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:17pm chris in the redwoods:

hi, chresti!
  4:18pm TAE:

Servicio Al Cliente This sounds like it could have been produced by Johnny Jewel.
Avatar 4:18pm northguineahills:

I have Mexican artist friends in Berlin and Glasgow......
Avatar 4:20pm djsheilab:

Hey chresti + northguineahills!
  4:22pm Gladly The Cross-eyed Bear:

Hello DJ Sophisticated Boom Boom with Sheila B. Thanks for giving my ears something wonderful to do today.
  4:23pm seth from muddy creek:

Dang this track is serious business
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:24pm Jason from Houston:

WHOOOOOA
Avatar 4:24pm solo mon:

Ooh night of the hunter realness!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:24pm Jason from Houston:

♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:24pm tim from champaign (now washington):

I LOVE Night of the Hunter!
Avatar 4:25pm -o-l-i-v-i-e-r-:

Robert Mitchum was so good in The Night of the Hunter.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:26pm Vanessa Tara:

another one of those mythical segues ... like one level of conciousness to another ... compliments to the elevator guide!
  4:26pm Miss G:

Vanessa Tara, agreed, was just going to say (but you said it better!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:27pm tim from champaign (now washington):

I really wish there was a soundtrack to Night of the Hunter which also included the monologues in the film.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:27pm Vanessa Tara:

and THIS hit me upside the head
Avatar 4:28pm djsheilab:

Thanks for such a beautiful comment, Vanessa Tara.
Avatar 4:28pm djsheilab:

And you too, Miss G!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:28pm Jason from Houston:

If you make that CDR, I will take a copy, Tim!
Avatar 4:28pm djsheilab:

Hey -o-l-i-v-i-e-r-!
Avatar 4:28pm djsheilab:

Hey Jason from Houston!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:29pm tim from champaign (now washington):

Wowie! This is bad ass!
Avatar 4:29pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

'Elevator guide' - nice.
Great job stepping into Dylan~Hendrix territory here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:29pm Passaic River Blues:

Man, this is a killer, killer cover. Maybe someone should put together a "Watchtower" cover set. The Alan Bown! version is pretty good, too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:29pm Carmichael:

Whoa Sheila B jammin' it out!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:29pm tim from champaign (now washington):

@Jason - I was hoping you'd make it - haha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:29pm Jason from Houston:

Thank you for the fine sounds, djsheilab!
  4:30pm Cooh John:

This is up my alley. Yowza.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:30pm Jason from Houston:

It's gonna be real crappy.
  4:30pm TAE:

Keith ...does anyone hear a BK influence in Stevie Nicks?
Avatar 4:30pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

& ! - never heard of her.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:31pm Jason from Houston:

[HOLDS PHONE UP TO TV]
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:31pm tim from champaign (now washington):

That's about my speed to, Jason - hahah
Avatar 4:31pm matthew glass:

Jumping in mid-stream with open ears and open heart. Wishing everyone a happy Friday.
  4:32pm Jett:

I love just about every film Robert Mitchum is in. "Night Of The Hunter" is great. The guy was one of the best actors.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:32pm chresti:

BK reminded me of Melanie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:32pm HyperDose:

Not gonna lie, wasn't into that Dylan cover at first. But I like where it ended up. :)
Avatar 4:32pm solo mon:

Love this! Meeoooow
  4:32pm Lord Blatherard Osmo:

Jimi Hendrix's cover of Watchtower in Withnail & I is genius too
Avatar 4:32pm Nelo:

good night from Berlin, can't wait to hear the rest of the show tomorrow - meoooow <3
  4:32pm Bimbus Bambus:

The picture sleeve to this one is exactly what you'd expect
  4:32pm TAE:

Revolution Rabbit Nov63: Dylan Hendrix DMB Grateful Dead U2...who hasn't covered AATW?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:32pm Sigurður:

Yeah same here,happy Friday folks. Stay awesome Sheila
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:33pm Passaic River Blues:

Slinky Turkish feline funk!
@Lord Blatherard: oh yeah! Such an incredible scene.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:33pm chresti:

Ellohay solo cat!
Avatar 4:34pm solo mon:

Ello hay chresti kitten!
  4:34pm misterver:

Aloha from Hawaii
Avatar 4:34pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

TAE - all covers, Bob~Jimi's territory.
Avatar 4:35pm βrian:

What about "kedi?"
  4:35pm TAE:

RR agreed with the exception of the Dead.
  4:35pm e.t:

sup
  4:37pm Dayffid:

I already understand why!
  4:37pm e.t:

Blessings to all from NYC
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:37pm Jason from Houston:

*+:꒰◍• ᴗ •◍꒱:+*
  4:38pm Miss G:

Oh this Laura Mvula might be the post-pandemic Summer song! She is amazing and that bass is thick!
Avatar 4:38pm djsheilab:

Aloha misterver! Hey solo mon, e.t. + chresti!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:39pm LouV:

The Peggy Seeger album cover is amazing! She looks so full of joy haha I love it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:39pm Jason from Houston:

Foul mood lifter!
  4:40pm seth from muddy creek:

This Friday set in full effect
  4:40pm e.t:

Santi is my girl
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:40pm TheoC:

Santogold!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:40pm Jason from Houston:

Uhhhhhh, in addition to this Santigold!
Avatar 4:40pm djsheilab:

seth from muddy creek—YESSSSS!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:41pm Passaic River Blues:

The oft-copied, rarely equally Switch/Sinden remix approach--still slays!
Avatar 4:41pm djsheilab:

LouV—So full of joy AND sauce!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:42pm LouV:

LOL yeaaaaah!
Avatar 4:43pm djsheilab:

A very AIR-esque chorus on this Vera Nois, no?
  4:43pm e.t:

Sheila B., Can you play music from Beabadoobee one day?
Avatar 4:44pm djsheilab:

e.t.—It's been quite awhile since I've played Beabadoobee. Will check!
  4:45pm e.t:

Sweet, I never heard on the radio before!!!
Avatar 4:47pm northguineahills:

Really dug, Vera Nois, que chida!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:47pm Passaic River Blues:

Woo! "What Can I Do for You" is a flawless work on a perfect record! I hope Duane is tuning in...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:47pm dreamyandseedy:

YESSSSS first heard this on Duane's show!! there is an INCREDIBLE brings-tears-of-joy-to-my-eyes version of this on youtube where they sing with Cher
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:50pm Vanessa Tara:

one of my faves of all time! ... printemps brings tears to my eyes
Avatar 4:53pm matthew glass:

Yeah yeah - ya ya! Jacqueline Taieb!
  4:53pm michael z:

I so want to be in Paris in spring.
  4:53pm seth from muddy creek:

I’m in the Barbarella zone
  4:54pm dano59:

J.T. pour la victoire!
@djsheilab - thanks for sharing the soulful space/sci-fi picks, culled from the chat and Handy’s spreadsheet!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:54pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Zats, the stupid winds keep knocking the power off intermittently this afternoon. 🌬️
Avatar 4:55pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Kay reminds me of Anita O'Day or perhaps the other way...
  4:55pm Jett:

I'm a big Labelle fan, really enjoyed that, I also love Jacqueline Taieb a lot. Great taste as always. @DjSheilaB
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:57pm TheoC:

Brigitte Fontaine... Way cool... she’s killin me
  4:57pm michael z:

This Brigitte Fontaine is one of the raciest songs I have ever heard.
Avatar 4:57pm djsheilab:

michael z—Really?!!! Oooooh boy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:58pm TheoC:

Tell us more! Translation please!
  4:59pm Jett:

@Revolution Rabbit Nov 63 Both Anita O'Day and Kay Starr were great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:59pm dreamyandseedy:

dig this! still remember when i first heard her on your show, you played Kiss Them For Me
  4:59pm Another Patrick from Hoboken:

Loving this Diane Birch! early 80s singer-songwriter vibes. Carly Simon etc
  5:00pm e.t.:

This song slams!!! I can't wait to check out more of her music
  5:00pm eric from lake hiawatha:

Sheila, your joy
Melts encased self- protective barriers
Installed, hardened and dismissed
Forgotten
Accepted
Silently weighing
Draining
Friday afternoons in this neck of the woods
Life ensues Boom-Boom
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:02pm Sigurður:

Boom boom
  5:02pm devlawn:

Yeah, that Diane Birch song was smooth.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:02pm PaulRobeson1920:

Sounding good djsheilab!!
Avatar 5:04pm Justin B.:

Great show Sheila, thanks for the killer tunes!
  5:06pm Jett:

Diane Birch is a very beautiful girl, but so is @DjSheilaB. I think Sheila is also quite brilliant! Not too many people are as amazing as her.
  5:08pm e.t.:

French Fridays
Avatar 5:08pm djsheilab:

Thanks Justin B. + PaulRobeson1920! Hey eric from lake hiawatha, Sigurður + devlawn! Thanks for the love, Jett!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:08pm Jason from Houston:

Niiiiiice!
Avatar 5:09pm djsheilab:

SO clearly influenced by Khruangbin!
  5:10pm Cooh John:

Love Khruangbin! Just discovered them a few months ago. I fall asleep to their music. Sometimes playing at half speed.
Avatar 5:11pm djsheilab:

Cooh John—Yeah, they hit the spot!
  5:12pm Rick G:

Got here late! Great tune to join with, however. Happy Friday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:13pm Dayffid:

Love this!
  5:16pm Miss G:

Just loving these juxtapositions in the time/space continuum!
Avatar 5:16pm ncjay:

another vote from me for Diane Birch! Just bought it!
Avatar 5:18pm djsheilab:

ncjay—YES!!! Hey Rick G!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:18pm LouV:

this song will always remind me of mulholland drive - what a cool version. love this
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:18pm Passaic River Blues:

Kind of crazy that when Elza released that LP, she still had another *56 YEARS* and counting in her career.
  5:19pm Bimbus Bambus:

"This is the girl"
  5:19pm dave:

Where the hell do you find this stuff? I love your laugh Sheila B😻
  5:20pm Miss G:

Bimbus Bambus, this version is so cute and it's not fair to the artist, but I am having major "Mulholland Drive" flashbacks, and I'm getting a severe migraine which causes a kind of trippy like state so it's . . .a lot!
Avatar 5:20pm djsheilab:

dave—I spend my life looking for the cream of the girl-pop!
  5:21pm Jett:

She's no Tony Orlando.
Avatar 5:23pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

MullhollandDr. Oof. Having lived in SntaBarbara 16 years it's almost too close to the bone re SoCal. Bright sunshines casts Noir shadows.
Avatar 5:23pm djsheilab:

Jett—Oh I love her take on "Halfway." So sharp!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:23pm Dayffid:

Oooo I like that panther on the cover!
Avatar 5:24pm djsheilab:

Revolution Rabbit Nov63—WOW. I always sense darkness when I go to LA and could NEVER put my finger on it. And you just said it perfectly. Thank you.
Avatar 5:24pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Well - RaymondChandler - The BeachBoys but also the doors - elementary.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:24pm Ike:

Wow Sheila your list of “soulful” sci-fi did a great job paring it down to the actual “soulful” suggestions. For those who want to see everything suggested, Handy’s document is excellent! He even included all my silly comments on the things I mentioned! Thanks Handy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:25pm Dayffid:

Bright sunshines casts Noir shadows. Sounds the opening of a gritty 50's crime novel
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:26pm chresti:

Yes RR63, ask the dust...
  5:27pm Bimbus Bambus:

We need to give it up for Sheila B for uploading song credits, dates, and cover art for most of the tracks! Really shows how much thought and care is put into this show.
Avatar 5:27pm djsheilab:

I hope this French song isn't extremely racy. Or maybe I do.
  5:27pm Miss G:

Was thinking of you just then chresti, didn't say hi yet!
Avatar 5:27pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

The genre is called Noir - Black
- & it's always been tied to L.A.
chresti - you just wish it would Rain & wash it all away...
Avatar 5:28pm djsheilab:

Thanks Bimbus Bambus!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:28pm chresti:

Hi Miss G!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:29pm chresti:

It's hotter than heck in LA right now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:30pm Carmichael:

Same here, Chresti. About 90.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:31pm Scott Williams:

Wow, Sabine... hi Sheila!
  5:31pm Miss G:

Now "Sabine" sounds like Lynch crossed with "Carnival of Souls" to me. I've crossed over into THAT category.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:31pm Ike:

...after all, sci-fi can vary a lot in how much actual feeling and humanity it contains. Some of it is very cold and distant (yet often excellent nonetheless), some of it is heartfelt and emotionally intense.
  5:31pm eva:

great show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:31pm chresti:

Hi Carmichael, I figured!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:32pm tim from champaign (now washington):

Joe McGasko?!? I love that guy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:33pm chresti:

Very nice set djsheilab!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:33pm Dayffid:

One thing that I realized after the sci-fi convo last week was that there aren't really many films that do what Solaris does.
  5:33pm Cooh John:

I like your oxymoronic analysis of SoCal, RRN63. Been there a couple times.
  5:34pm Joe McG:

@tim: I appreciate the love! Right now I'm attending mass at the Church of Boom Boom, where love is the language.
  5:35pm Jett:

You always take so much care, in your selections. Thanks for your genius. Looks like when Billy Fury recorded it, and it was a hit in the U.K. it sealed Barbara Ruskin's fate.
Avatar 5:37pm djsheilab:

Scott Williams! Hello!
Avatar 5:37pm djsheilab:

Thanks eva!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:38pm Vanessa Tara:

traces of last week's sci-fi
Avatar 5:38pm djsheilab:

AMEN Joe McG!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:39pm Vanessa Tara:

makes me want hear gershon kingsley's original version of "popcorn"
Avatar 5:39pm djsheilab:

Vanessa Tara—Absolutely.
  5:39pm Jett:

BTW Ivor Raymonde produced Barbara Ruskin's version.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:39pm HyperDose:

This is soothing me on a molecular level
Avatar 5:39pm Chris In Raleigh:

Sheila B if WFMU is a church well I just had an epiphany - you Sheila B are my personal savior!!!
  5:39pm Dave In Leicester:

This reminds me I need to watch a doc on Glasgow Film Festival website - Sisters With Transistors
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:40pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I was hiking around in Sequoia National Park one time and saw a promontory named Watchtower. I was thinking of the Jimi Hendrix version. I was near the base of it and didn't try to scale up the vertical cliff. I like the wilderness areas of California.
Avatar 5:41pm djsheilab:

Dave In Leicester—IT IS BEYOND BRILLIANT!!! I need ALL CAPS just to convey my absolute love for that doc.
  5:41pm Miss G:

Dave in Leicester, "Sisters With Transistors" has inspired me all this week! (playing via WFMU as well.)
  5:41pm e.t.:

Hey djsheilab, Do you when will you be back on the wfmu after this?
Avatar 5:41pm djsheilab:

Chris In Raleigh—Excellent! I'm now one step closer to GURU-ship and corruption :)
Avatar 5:42pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

SciFi can be everything from just an Adventure film - to a Special Effects vehicle - to a bit of kitsch comfort food ('rocket on a string')
...& every great once in a while - real Ideas.
...On Film. (which after all tends towards Spectacle & Drama.)
In Literature - the standards for SciFi among the discerning tend to be higher re Ideas... but I suppose there's ample Trash - & trash - there too...
Avatar 5:42pm djsheilab:

e.t.—I'm here every Friday from 3pm-6pm EST. But I'm taking next week off.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:43pm chris in the redwoods:

KenfHP, my old haunting grounds! you have great taste. :) i love the Sierra Nevada mountains so deeply. lived in them for a good portion of my life.
  5:43pm Dave In Leicester:

Well Sheila and Miss G I will get on it sounds great
Avatar 5:43pm Chris In Raleigh:

Sheila B - haha - GURU yes - corrupt never!
  5:44pm e.t.:

Alright✌️
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:45pm chris in the redwoods:

THE Queen! yay!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:46pm tim from champaign (now washington):

Oh weird. I never realized that this Queen Latifah was on Motown.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:47pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hey, chris .. haha! When I told my friends I visited the Devil's Postpile, they laughed their heads off.
  5:47pm Jett:

@DjSheilaB, Yes, and not having you around on Friday will be sheer torture for me. However I do want you to enjoy your freedom Friday. I hope you will enjoy it. I'm just thankful for the privilege of being able to listen to your show most every week, it's like manna from heaven for me. ❤️
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:48pm chresti:

KenFHP the last time I camped, it was on the coast at a place called Fort Ross, in Sonoma County.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:50pm Gurldoggie:

I can't believe it's been three hours already. I swear this show just FLIES by. Thanks for another great one Sheila.
  5:51pm Jett:

Just made me think of a song by the B-52's called "There's A Moon In The Sky Called The Moon."
  5:53pm Yvonne Shu:

Pretty like all flowers
  5:54pm Miss G:

Thank you for your show today Sheila B! Have a wonderful pralaya and the Moon and Saturn will still be in the sky in two weeks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:54pm chresti:

Thank you, Sheila B!
Avatar 5:54pm Chris In Raleigh:

Thank you Sheila B enjoy your re-charge time away!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:54pm HyperDose:

Thanks for feeding us this musical pizza with all the best toppings, Sheila! 🍕🎵
  5:55pm e.t.:

That bass, tho
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:56pm chris in the redwoods:

thanks, Sheila B! take good care, everyone.
  5:56pm Bimbus Bambus:

Some occasional men on this one :P
  5:57pm michael z:

Goodbye everyone. Enjoy your vacation Sheila. It’s well deserved. You put so much heart into your shows.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:57pm tim from champaign (now washington):

Thanks for the inspired show today, Sheila!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:58pm Jason from Houston:

♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:58pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Ah, that sounds like fun, chresti.
Thanks, Sheila. Have a pleasant week off.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:58pm dreamyandseedy:

as soon as the show is over i am putting that diane birch song on repeat
  5:59pm e.t.:

This is my favorite radio station; I get a bit of every genre. Thanks @DjSheilaB, Is going to be a long Friday with out you next week, but please have a relaxing week off
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:59pm Stillwell Coney Islander:

Thanks Sheilab! Bon repos 🌷
  5:59pm Jett:

My favorite Buckingham/Nicks era Fleetwood Mac lp "Tusk" Highly underrated lp. ty for a great show Sheila
Avatar 6:00pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

TY As Ever DJ SheilaB !
Avatar 6:00pm Listener Scott:

Thanks Sheila!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:00pm Vanessa Tara:

thank you!!!
Avatar 6:00pm ncjay:

thanks Sheila!
Avatar 6:01pm slugluv1313:

fantastic show, Sheila B. -- as always!
been listening and lurking, loving the tunes -- but that Fleetwood mac tune -- WOW!!! THANK YOU!!!
ENJOY THAT MARTINI! and your break :)
Avatar 6:01pm djsheilab:

Thank you gang! Have a fabulous weekend and see you all in a couple weeks! Xoxoxo
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