Favoriting New York Underground with Ray Boogie: Playlist from May 21, 2021 Favoriting

NY-bred, Jamaican-born Ray Boogie takes you on a trip back to the days of The Gallery, Paradise Garage, Danceteria, Mudd Club, and The Loft. You’ll hear some pre-disco and underground-inspired grooves ranging from funk, reggae, post-punk, new wave and more. Fasten your seat belts, we’re headed to deep New York Underground!!!

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Favoriting May 21, 2021

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Approx. start time
Grace Jones  Nightclubbing   Favoriting Private Life: The Compass Point Sessions  Island Records  1998  CD  0:00:00 (Pop-up)
The English Beat  Tears Of A Clown   Favoriting   Sire Records  1979  12"  0:05:51 (Pop-up)
Nina Hagen  TV Glotzer (White Punks On Dope)   Favoriting   Columbia Records  1980  10"  0:09:26 (Pop-up)
The Cramps  Fever   Favoriting Off The Bone  Zonophone / Capitol  1987  CD  0:15:29 (Pop-up)
Annabella  Fever   Favoriting   RCA  1986  12"  0:20:15 (Pop-up)
The Jam  Pity Poor Alfie / Fever   Favoriting   Polydor Records  1982  12"  0:22:49 (Pop-up)
Black Box Recorder  Seasons In The Sun   Favoriting The Worst Of Black Box Recorder  Jet Set Records    CD  0:28:31 (Pop-up)
Belly  It's Not Unusual   Favoriting   Sire Records  1993  12"  0:31:08 (Pop-up)
Bronski Beat & Marc Almond  I Feel Love/ Love To Love You Baby/Johnny Remember Me   Favoriting   Forbidden Fruit  1984  12"  0:34:06 (Pop-up)
Boy George  My Sweet Lord   Favoriting Ruby Trax - The NME's Roaring Forty  NME  1992  CD  0:43:14 (Pop-up)
Siouxsie & The Banshees  Supernatural Thing   Favoriting   Polydor Records  1981  12"  0:49:58 (Pop-up)
The Creatures  Right Now   Favoriting   Polydor Records  1983  12"  0:52:41 (Pop-up)
Depeche Mode  Route 66 (Beatmasters Mix)   Favoriting   Mute Records  1987  12"  0:54:55 (Pop-up)
The Damned  Alone Again Or   Favoriting   MCA Records  1986  12"  1:01:20 (Pop-up)
The Cure  Purple Haze   Favoriting   Elektra Records  1993  12"  1:04:51 (Pop-up)
The Cult  Wild Thing/Louie Louie   Favoriting   Beggars Banquet  1987  12"  1:07:03 (Pop-up)
Billy Idol  Mony Mony   Favoriting   Chrysalis Records  1981  12"  1:16:54 (Pop-up)
Lene Lovich  I Think We're Alone Now   Favoriting   CBS/Stiff Records  1979  12"  1:21:53 (Pop-up)
The Timelords/KLF  Doctorin' The Tardis   Favoriting   TVT Records  1991  CD  1:25:15 (Pop-up)
The Brothers Johnson  Strawberry Letter 23   Favoriting   A&M Records  1977  12"  1:28:59 (Pop-up)
The Jacksons  Blame It On The Boogie   Favoriting   CBS/Epic Records  1978  12"  1:34:04 (Pop-up)
Code 02  Stone Fox Chase   Favoriting   Baby Records  1982  12"  1:40:55 (Pop-up)
KC & The Sunshine Band  I Get Lifted   Favoriting   TK Records  1978  7"  1:46:13 (Pop-up)
Captain Sensible  Happy Talk   Favoriting   A&M Records  1981  12"  1:48:26 (Pop-up)
The Flying Lizards  Summertime Blues   Favoriting   Virgin Records  1979  12"  1:53:18 (Pop-up)
Japan  I Second That Emotion   Favoriting   Hansa International  1982  12"  1:56:10 (Pop-up)
Fun Boy Three w/ Bananarama  It Ain't What You Do/ Just Do It)   Favoriting   Chrysalis Records  1982  12"  2:02:00 (Pop-up)
Madness  Un Paso Adelante (One Step Beyond Spanish Version)   Favoriting   Stiff Records  1979  12"  2:08:40 (Pop-up)
Joe Jackson Band  The Harder They Come   Favoriting   A&M Records UK  1980  12"  2:11:10 (Pop-up)
Millie Small  My Boy Lollipop   Favoriting   Island Records  1964  12"  2:15:00 (Pop-up)
Susan Cadogan  Hurts So Good   Favoriting   Big Hit!  1974  7"  2:16:50 (Pop-up)
Al Brown w/ Skin, Flesh & Bones  Here I Am Baby Come And Take Me   Favoriting   Tit For Tat  1975  7"  2:20:55 (Pop-up)
Merlene Webber  Once You Hit The Road   Favoriting   Spiderman  1977  7"  2:26:23 (Pop-up)
Ghost  By Your Side   Favoriting Strictly The Best Vol. 28  VP Records  2001  CD  2:30:24 (Pop-up)
Johnnie Clarke  No Woman, No Cry   Favoriting   Justice  1974  7"  2:32:57 (Pop-up)
Third World  Now That We Found Love   Favoriting   Island Records  1978  12"  2:36:38 (Pop-up)
John Holt  The Clock   Favoriting   Clocktower Records  1977  12"  2:45:10 (Pop-up)
Shinehead  Good Love Tonight   Favoriting   African Love  1987  12"  2:49:17 (Pop-up)
The Bloodfire Posse  The Theme From The Pink Panther   Favoriting   Studio Works  1987  7"  2:54:34 (Pop-up)
Rico  Star Wars   Favoriting   Island Records  1977  12"  2:56:07 (Pop-up)
Curve  I Feel Love   Favoriting Ruby Trax - The NME's Roaring Forty  NME  1992  CD  2:59:09 (Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar 9:06pm
TDK60:

Hi DJ Boogie. This may be my first time in this Show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07pm
pgalub:

Hey Ray and everyone. Feeling... The Beat!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07pm
DjLorraine:

It's Nightclub time ✨
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, Ray and gang. Happy birthday, Grace Jones on Wednesday!
  9:09pm
Dave Miss:

Hot Fri Nite jamz!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10pm
listener Rey:

Hey paparay. This sounds like it's gonna be a fun shpw
  9:10pm
Vertual:

WPOD on WFMU!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11pm
radioronan:

Good evening DJ Ray Boogie and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12pm
DjLorraine:

Nina... spell check'n
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12pm
loveless:

Enjoying the tunes so much I almost forgot to drop in and say hello.
Avatar 9:16pm
TDK60:

The Cramps are up this early?
  9:19pm
paparay:

Hello y'all!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:19pm
bbxtina:

hellO!!
  9:20pm
ryansterlingvirtue:

Love the cramps. Thanks Ray!
  9:20pm
paparay:

Running the spacheship SOLO!
  9:21pm
Holly:

Im back and loving it!!!!
  9:22pm
paparay:

Hello to all my UNDERGROUNDERS!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25pm
Barney Grubbs:

I am compelled to offer up the Rita Moreno/Animal/Zoot cover of Fever from the Muppet Show youtu.be...
  9:25pm
paparay:

Here he goes.....
  9:26pm
paparay:

Wanted to throw in a reggae version. More covers shows in the future!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26pm
DjLorraine:

And downunder undergrounders
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27pm
listener Rey:

"Fever" and "Sunny" are some of hte most covered songs ever.
  9:30pm
ryansterlingvirtue:

This song reminds me of the first time I ‘felt funny’ with a girl in 1st grade lol
  9:30pm
paparay:

Going to a strange place here.....
  9:30pm
paparay:

Trust me folks I have more covers shows in the works!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:34pm
listener Rey:

@Barney Grubbs That was hysterical
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:35pm
JB from NP:

Hey Ray, if you want to get a bit heavier, Uniform does a great cover of Symptom of the Universe.
  9:36pm
paparay:

@ JB from NP: Will keep that in mind. Thanks.
  9:41pm
paparay:

Marc & Jimmy having a major SING OFF!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:42pm
pgalub:

Whoa! Summer, Moroder, Joe Meek?
  9:50pm
paparay:

LIVE FOLKS!!!!
Avatar 9:50pm
HesperusWrecked:

Love that Belly cover because it sounds like they recorded it while tipsy and were having a blast.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:54pm
bbxtina:

incredible incredible tonight !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57pm
bloumejune:

Yay, DM!
  9:57pm
paparay:

Some slight boo-boos there!!! Are you still with me?
Avatar 9:58pm
Bryant:

Love those Beatmasters mixes from the 1980s and 1990s.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00pm
DjLorraine:

Depeche Mode
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03pm
DjLorraine:

I never heard this version OMG
Avatar 10:04pm
Bergey:

Yeah DJLorraine goddamn
Avatar 10:04pm
Bergey:

Love the Love version
  10:04pm
paparay:

Welcome to the world of Ray Boogie!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:05pm
DjLorraine:

I had tickets to see UFO and i couldn't make it...
  10:05pm
J Dizzle:

Got my wife dancing.
  10:05pm
mary:

Alone again or

I love this song by anyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:06pm
DjLorraine:

Good thing i saw them when i was younger
Avatar 10:06pm
Bergey:

miles away from my significant other and it hits a bit different
  10:08pm
paparay:

How about a live track covered folks????
  10:08pm
morphe':

Boggie Down .... !!!! Shave, head shave and a shower !!!!!
Down with the Boogie Down....
Then dinner and bed ...
Not a club....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:11pm
DjLorraine:

I'm always learning at WFMU
Avatar 10:12pm
Megaroni:

Yeah baby! Bringin’ it!
  10:13pm
paparay:

This is a B-side y'all!!!!!
  10:14pm
paparay:

Ian Astbury giving his 150% Billy Duffy too!!!!
  10:20pm
Philippe bastille:

Howdy! Getting to listen in real time for once! Sounding great!
  10:21pm
paparay:

Thank you Philippe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:26pm
listener Rey:

It's funny you played Lene Lovich. I was thinking of her when you played Nina Hagen earlier.
Avatar 10:28pm
RomanDogBird:

i've gotten into a doctor who kick again this past week, and i think this song is to blame
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28pm
DjLorraine:

Another one i've never even imagined. I picked up hand weights for this one
  10:30pm
paparay:

@ RoamanDogBird: Oops!!!!
Avatar 10:32pm
RomanDogBird:

no, no, ray, i like the show, i was just speaking aloud some. a klf kick begat a doctor who kick and, well, here i am.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:32pm
DjLorraine:

🍓📬✉️22
  10:33pm
paparay:

It's all good RoamDogBird!
  10:34pm
paparay:

Yes folks!!! This is a cover.
  10:39pm
paparay:

Mick Jackson did the original. And wrote it. And he's not related.
  10:39pm
paparay:

BOOGIE!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:46pm
Barkevious Shabazz:

The Icarus 12"of Stone Fox kicks ass.
  10:47pm
kev:

Great show, thanks
  10:47pm
vega:

blame it on the biggie! cuz i get lifted every time. thank you ray boogie!
  10:51pm
Glistener MW:

!!! I didn’t know Captain Sensible covered this! I loved the version by Dizzee Rascal
  10:52pm
paparay:

The flip of Wot! folks.
  10:53pm
morphe':

The Happy Talk is distracting me from my love deciding she was cooking the chili relenos .. bad idea.. I have BBJ ready ....

This reminds me of the film BraZil...
  10:55pm
SamS:

Great show, as always! I don't know if you take requests, but "Walk on By" by The Stranglers would sound great..!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:56pm
DjLorraine:

My friend who says you play “the right music" is a relative of Daddy Q Briscoe
  10:56pm
paparay:

@ SamS: Next show.PROMISE!!!
  10:58pm
SamS:

Thank you!
  10:58pm
paparay:

The first of many cover themed shows to come folks. And folks keep the requests coming!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:04pm
radioronan:

Heard a Sylvian solo track on bb6 yesterday and forgot how much I love his voice. I mean.. not that Smokey is a slouch! No comparison at all.. just nice to hear David Sylvain
Avatar 11:05pm
spodiodi:

hi paparay and NY Undergrounders! good to be here
  11:05pm
paparay:

@ radioronan: Indeed.
  11:05pm
SGT. SCR.^.PES:

Bo ner
  11:05pm
paparay:

Hello spodiodi!!!!!
  11:06pm
paparay:

HELLO EVERYONE!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:07pm
chresti:

Hi paparay and undergrounders!
Avatar 11:09pm
spodiodi:

\\// hi chresti!
  11:11pm
miparis:

Is a self-cover a cover? 🤔
Avatar 11:15pm
herb.nyc:

Ha, I did this joe “harder...” song for my sign language class, 1980. (I also did Elvis c “Alison”) - way fun show tonight, thx!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:16pm
chresti:

Hi spodi! \\//
Avatar 11:17pm
herb.nyc:

re “happy talk”, was an insurance policy taken on it? That if it reached #1 then the Captain got a payout? I think I heard wnyu say this, back in the day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:24pm
mariano:

'Evening, y'all!
  11:26pm
paparay:

Good evening mariano.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:27pm
DjLorraine:

🍭
Avatar 11:27pm
spodiodi:

evening, mariano!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:31pm
mariano:

Hey there paparay, spodi, chresti, and alla yous!
  11:32pm
Matt:

Thanks for the great reggae set. As for recommendations on future shows, Alpha Blondy is on another level. The live shows are the greatest.
  11:35pm
paparay:

@ Matt: Thanks. I've seen Alpha Blondy too. He's no joke!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:37pm
chresti:

Hi mariano!
  11:40pm
Matt:

Gotta great cover of “wish you were here” 🙏
  11:42pm
paparay:

@ Matt: Who does the cover?
  11:43pm
paparay:

Who's grooving to this?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:45pm
mariano:

I am!
  11:46pm
paparay:

John Holt touched the great Johnny Ace's The Clock. Stick around the dub folks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:47pm
chresti:

John🧡 Holt
  11:48pm
Matt:

@ paparay Alpha Blondy & the Solar System

https://youtu.be/7sJNy5zvy8o
  11:52pm
miparis:

@Matt wow! Love it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57pm
radioronan:

Thanks Ray Boogie.. skeletons..Be well y'all!
  11:58pm
vega:

Phyllis Dillon’s version of Something, if you’re able to.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58pm
DjLorraine:

Thank you for all the tunes
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58pm
chresti:

I think paparay is his own skeleton, radioronan
Avatar 11:58pm
spodiodi:

thanks, Ray Boogie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59pm
chresti:

Thanks paparay!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00am
bloumejune:

Thank you and good night!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00am
mariano:

Thank you!
  12:01am
paparay:

Good night all. Thanks for hanging with me tonight. See you next week. Be safe all.
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