Favoriting Music To Spazz By with Dave the Spazz: Playlist from November 4, 2021 Favoriting

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Favoriting November 4, 2021: featuring a tribute to Jay Black of Jay and the Americans

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Mantovani & His Orchestra with Chimpanzee  Cara Mia   Favoriting
Lee Majors  The Unknown Stuntman   Favoriting
The Fugitives  Come On Now   Favoriting
Billy Swivs  Time Is Not on My Side   Favoriting
Little Gigi  Take the Bitter With the Sweet   Favoriting
Robert Parker  Secret Service Makes Me Nervous   Favoriting
Little Eva  Let's Start the Party Again   Favoriting
Amyl and The Sniffers  Don't Fence Me In   Favoriting
Hex Dispensers  Channel 13 Is Haunted   Favoriting
Bill Heyman  I Want My Baby   Favoriting
Dave Clark Five  Having a Wild Weekend   Favoriting
Los Jets  Lana   Favoriting
Fadeaway  Bad Dreams   Favoriting
Elvis Presley  Polk Salad Annie   Favoriting
Small Potatoes  Small Potatoes Theme Song   Favoriting
Bezos' Hawaiian Orchestra  Pame Sti Honoloulou   Favoriting
Wille West  Fair Child   Favoriting
Shorty Smith  Drinkin' Spree   Favoriting
Louise Osborn & the East riders  New York Country Style   Favoriting
Marvin Rainwater  Gonna Git me a Jet   Favoriting
Violet & Anya  Ballad Of A Teenage Queen   Favoriting
Frank Sinatra  Young at Heart   Favoriting
Roy Orbison  In Dreams   Favoriting
Dizzy Gillespie & Joe Carroll  Jump-Did-Le-Ba   Favoriting
The Four vagabonds  Comin' In On A Wing And A Prayer   Favoriting
The Two Chaps  No More   Favoriting
The Empires  Punch Your Nose   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  Come a Little Bit Closer (live on the Mike Douglas Show)   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  (There's) Always Something There to Remind Me   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  Friday   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  Sunday and Me   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  Nature Boy   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  Look in My Eyes, Maria   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  Hushabye   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  Solitary Man   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  Only In America   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  Walking In The Rain   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  Let's Lock The Door (And Throw Away The Key)   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  Some Enchanted Evening   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  You Were On My Mind   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  H.I.S. Slacks - Radio Spot   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  Things Are Changing   Favoriting
Jay Black  Interview on MTSB circa Dec. 1995   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  Cara Mia   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  Shanghai Noodle Factory   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  Tricia (Tell your Daddy)   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  Coca-Cola Ad   Favoriting
Jay And The Americans  USAF Commercial   Favoriting
Lawrence Welk  Adios, Au Revoir, Auf Wiedersehn   Favoriting

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:41pm
Dave the Spazz:

Big thanks to the following mensches who generously donated to Music To Spazz By during the October Hellraiser! Being listener supported radio station, we literally could not exist without you.

And now, the roll call:

Sarah K from Toronto, Walter H. from Douglasvillve, GA, Tyler K. from Pittsburgh, PA, Helen S.Q.from Brooklyn, NY, Patricia C. from San Francisco, CA, Richard A. from Chicago, IL, Ryan M. from Brooklyn, NY, Mike N. from Newport, VA, Terry A. from Norwich, CT, Mitchell J. from Queensland, Australia, Tory H. from NYC, Edward H. from Brooklyn, NY, Galen P. from Medford, MA, Carl G. from Newport Beach, CA, Randy C. from Tarrytown, NY, Robert K. from Alexandria, VA, P.J. from Amsterdam, Holland, Melissa W. from Sparta, NJ, Jason S. from Brooklyn, NY, Jeremiah V. from Wallkill, NY, Eric B. from Brooklyn, NY, Joab J. from Bushwick, NY, Celeste O. from NYC, Edward F. from Mahwah, NJ, Anthony R. from Philadelphia, PA, Isabel N. from London, UK, Cesar M. from Elmhurst, NY, Antonio O. from Brooklyn, NY, Chris H. from Fair Lawn, NJ, Carl M. from Eureka, CA, Kim P. from East Setauket, NY, Kevin Z. from NYC, Cormac G. from Cochecton, NY, Tom M. from South Orange Twp, NJ, Anderson F. from Ocean View, DE, Mark V. from Mendham, NJ, Cindy S. from NYC, Bob C. from Cos Cob, CT, Lenny & Joyce from Rahway, NJ, Tony F. from NYC, Craig S. from Creco, PA, Mahrya B. from Iowa City, IA, Tom L. from St. Paul, MN, Eric W. from Fremont, CA, Rick N. from Boston, MA, Therese K. from Cambridge, MA, Mary B. from Brooklyn, NY, John G. from Staten Island, NY, Jeffrey M. from Harrison, NJ, Wolfgang L. from Brooklyn, NY, Russell H. from Brooklyn, NY, John N. from Bronx, NY, Jean A. from Montreal, Canada, Monika G. from NYC, Robert D. from Goodyear, AZ, Paul T. from Youngstown, OH, Stephen L. from Montclair, NJ, Stanley & Janice from Haledon, NJ, Karen & Jon from Woodside, NY, Melanie & Dave from Boonton, NJ, Don S. from Malvern, PA, Robert H. from Brooklyn, NY, Key W. from Pittstown, NJ, William C. from Amory, MS, Paul, G. from Embleton, Australia, John W. from Friday Harbor, WA, JR from Houston, TX, Paul O. from NYC, Dave M. from Brooklyn, Scott S. from Los Angeles, CA, Alan & Ellen from Maplewood, NJ, Chris L. from Toronto, Canada, Kris, P from Richmond Hill, NY, Stephanie M. from Fort Lee, NJ, Joseph F. from Peekskill, NY, Christopher D. from Portland, ME, Tony B. from Lexington, MA, Joe G. from Lewiston, ME, Claudio P. from Brooklyn, NY, Melissa S. from NYC, Dean N. from Old Bridge, NJ, James P. from NYC, Christopher B. from Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Christopher L. from Brooklyn, NY, Wendy L. from Brattleboro, VT, Nancy W. from Brooklyn, NY, Kitschy Mama, Bruce S. from Brooklyn, NY, Jon S. from Maplewood, NJ, Lawrence W. from Tacoma, W., Helen Q. from Brooklyn, NY, Steven B. from Brooklyn, NY, Corey E. from Brooklyn, Choggie K. from Hockley, TX, Ben K. from NYC, Carmine C. from Lake Hiawatha, NJ, Ira W. from Portland, OR, Scott H. from Conway, MA, William O. from Chester, NY, Derek V. from Brooklyn, NY, Harry R. from Fort Collins, CO, Daniel D. from Surrey, Canada, Keith P. from Williamstown, CO, Gio & Bruce from Woodside, NY, Drew J. from San Francisco, CA, Pasquale, P. from NYC, Franklin J. from Richmond, VA, Samuel R. from NYC, Shea B. from San Francisco, CA, Aaron A. from Colorado Springs, CO, Freddie P. from Salt Point, NY, Mike F. from Patterson, NY, Matthew W. from Tom's River, NJ, Anthony A. from NYC, George L. from Ormond Beach, FL, Bill H. from Silver Spring, MD, and Adam N. from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02pm

Evening! Its Spazz time!
Wuthry Guffy:

  Swag For Life Member 9:04pm
Bruce S.:

I wanted to hear some Montovani all week,Thanks Dave
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05pm

Ah the God Damn Fall Guy. Nice.
Avatar 🙉 9:07pm
Kitschy Mama:

Cute Kinks Cover!
Avatar 9:08pm

Ya gotta get a gimmick....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10pm

Hey KM. Glad ya made it 😁
Avatar 🙉 9:14pm
Kitschy Mama:

Hey Medson: I did! Hopefully I can stay awake for the whole show! 🥱😉

Dave! Bingo! Little Gigi!
  Swag For Life Member 9:16pm
Bruce S.:

I just noticed now that the Dog on the pledge now icon is saying wf and the cow is saying mu
Avatar 9:16pm

Colonoscopy in the afternoon, Spazz in the evening. Are there any novelty songs about Gatorade?

My next colonoscopy will be scheduled for a Thursday, for that very reason.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17pm

Yes. The ole Woof Moo design
Avatar 9:18pm
Todd-o-phonic Todd:

I'm sensing a colonoscopy related Spazz 2022 marathon premium.
  Swag For Life Member 9:18pm
Bruce S.:

Woof moo sounds like a frat name
Avatar 9:18pm

WF. MU. The "Less filling. Tastes great." of mascots.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:20pm

I didn’t pick the name 🤣
  Swag For Life Member 9:21pm
Bruce S.:

I think Little Eva made some good records
Avatar 9:21pm

Bingo will operate the scope.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22pm

You wouldn’t know it. But bingo has a steady hand when he need it.
  Swag For Life Member 9:23pm
Bruce S.:

Bingo was the first Chimp to do a heart transplant
  Swag For Life Member 9:26pm
Bruce S.:

Amyl has very interesting fraseing in their songs
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27pm

The Amyl show will be the first show I’m attending since Feb. 2020. Fingers crossed
  Swag For Life Member 9:28pm
Bruce S.:

oh thats gonna be a good show Medson,the're a rockin band
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30pm

Hope we hear from Fietje tonight.

u ghot me so why you not say someth=ing
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41pm

Did Elvis practice his karate after/during this song?

This sounds like fat elvis. Is this fat elvis?
  Swag For Life Member 9:46pm
Bruce S.:

If someone is over weight is it polite to say they are Rotund?
Avatar 9:46pm

Fat Elvis was funny. Dave taught me this.
Avatar 🙉 9:46pm
Kitschy Mama:

My o my, I ❤️ Hawaiian music !!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51pm
dave miss:

But will the Spazz show get hijacked for other holidays? International fruitcake day?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51pm
dave miss:

Fietje loves that one
  Swag For Life Member 9:53pm
Bruce S.:

Hey dave miss,Hawaiian Elvis, Cool

Did this song just mention Corning Glass? What, No Horseheads, NY?
Avatar 9:59pm

love the disdain in the YOUUUU
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59pm

There she is.
Jeff formerly from Rahway:

I’m tuning in late. My kid’s college radio show is 8-9 pm. Lots of British Invasion from the boy.
  Swag For Life Member 10:00pm
Bruce S.:

The clock in my head is ticking, ticking ticking, I can't make it stop

Hello everybody!
  Swag For Life Member 10:01pm
Bruce S.:

This is it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:01pm

Fietje how did you put up with it all ?
  Swag For Life Member 10:02pm
Bruce S.:

This is a hit
  Swag For Life Member 10:06pm
Bruce S.:

a few broken lives later
Avatar 10:06pm
Wild Honey:

Happy birthday Glen Jones!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:07pm


Don't let Bingo perform your colonoscopy. Trust me
  Swag For Life Member 10:07pm
Bruce S.:

All the Best Jonesey, Happy Birthday

Nicely done Dave- HB GJ
Glen W Jones:

Cheers Dave. Love, Glen William
  Swag For Life Member 10:08pm
Bruce S.:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

Raise a toast to Jonesey! Happy birthday, friend!

Cheers Dave! And cheers to the IBJ!
  Swag For Life Member 10:10pm
Bruce S.:

you're still a baby
Avatar 10:11pm

Thanks for the inevitable Lynchian dreams tonight, Dave
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:11pm
Matt Fiveash:

Thanks for the Joe P. shout-out, Spazz. Lovely guy, and what a drummer! Gone way too soon. Meanwhile, HBD to Jonesy, who is still somehow alive! May he survive to a hundred and five
Avatar 10:11pm

grabbing my chest to this

Glen Jones is a prince among men! Happy birthday, Jonesy!
  Swag For Life Member 10:14pm
Bruce S.:

I love Be Bop!

Spazz is a prince among primates! Happy thursday, Dave!

doesnt Sinatra die in Von Ryan's Express?
Sylvia's Mother:

Frank died in "Von Ryan's Express" too!
  Swag For Life Member 10:20pm
Bruce S.:

Contract on Cherry street,not a bad title
  Swag For Life Member 10:21pm
Bruce S.:

Jay never had a singing lesson,that just the way he sings
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:23pm
dave miss:

Hi ya Bruce!
  Swag For Life Member 10:25pm
Bruce S.:

Hey dave miss good eeeeeeveniiiing

for some additional reading -- check out Spazz's piece on Jay Black from the old WFMU blog:

  Swag For Life Member 10:27pm
Bruce S.:

I read dave's piece on the Ramones,it was great
  Swag For Life Member 10:28pm
Bruce S.:

Glen Jones and Jay Black, they broke the mold after makeing them
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:32pm

Hey, Cvh, thanks for the tip on the Jay Black article. This is the best thing I've read all day, with the exception of the instructions on the box of Mac and Cheese!

  Swag For Life Member 10:36pm
Bruce S.:

They were great but they didn't wear the hippest outfits in the 60s

@joe -- it was one of the first things I thought of when Spazz mentioned he was gonna do a Jay Black tribute. Looking forward to the interview audio tonight! What a character
  Swag For Life Member 10:43pm
Bruce S.:

Wow the club Binai in sayerville New Jersey
  Swag For Life Member 10:47pm
Bruce S.:

I'm proud to listen to a show with a host who is in the Jay Black fan club

Wait, what? This is based on a Yiddish melody? Love it.
  Swag For Life Member 10:49pm
Bruce S.:

There are no bad versions of this song

My mother almost married Marty, the lead guitarist for Jay and the Americans.

Is this a song penned by Bacharach? It kinda sounds like one of his songs.
Loving this Jay and the Americans set BTW.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:51pm
Dave the Spazz:

@Elana: Wow!

@Elana-was it before, during, or after he was guitarist for the band?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:51pm
Dave the Spazz:

@Elana: My grandmother almost amrried Irving Caesar
Avatar 10:53pm

my mom grew up with 12 other kids in a one room apartment in dublin

That's cool Dave! Just looked him up and he wrote "Tea for Two"
Avatar 10:54pm

she became a seamstress at 14
Avatar 10:55pm

she worked at some kind of leather upholstery place and the manager was a pig and she and her friends quit and made a pact to come to america
Avatar 10:56pm

where i was born
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:56pm
Dave the Spazz:

@SG: He sure as hell did.
  Swag For Life Member 10:56pm
Bruce S.:

I love this song!

That's neat Dave. She also went on at least one date with Neil Sedaka. Marty came to see her towards the end of her life.

Irving Caesar looks like my uncle!
  Swag For Life Member 11:00pm
Bruce S.:

The Club Binai,Irving caeser, whoa whooo

Dave, pretty sure it was from whenever he joined the band and when they were popular, but I don't remember exactly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:05pm

My Dad worked for John Scher I spent so much time at the Capitol in Passaic.
  Swag For Life Member 11:08pm
Bruce S.:

This is a wonderful tribute to Jay Black
Cooh John:

Sending me back to my youth, Dave. Spazztastic.
  Swag For Life Member 11:10pm
Bruce S.:

  Swag For Life Member 11:12pm
Bruce S.:

The way he sings em you can hear what great songs these were
Cooh John:

Raise you one, Bruce. !!!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:14pm
Will the Sound Guy:

I know Marty too, he has a cool carbon fiber guitar with mako shark inlays...
  Swag For Life Member 11:15pm
Bruce S.:

haha good one jay
Cooh John:

Where can I see some pics, Will?
  Swag For Life Member 11:18pm
Bruce S.:

The in look for the guy on the Go Go
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:19pm
Will the Sound Guy:

Cooh John, Marty used to show up at an open mic night that used to take place in Warwick, NY...

Bingo will dial for you
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:24pm
dave miss:

M Quintron! Miss Pussycat!
  Swag For Life Member 11:31pm
Bruce S.:

Cracking the LPs? thats bad
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:35pm
dave miss:

Really big show. Big show
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:37pm
Will the Sound Guy:

I found a few pics, but you can't really see the sharks on the inlays tho... I never thought to take a picture of it either. It's a really nice sounding acoustic too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:42pm
Will the Sound Guy:

I think this is basically the same guitar Cooh John www.creamcitymusic.com...

great yak
Avatar 11:45pm

thanks yea
  Swag For Life Member 11:46pm
Bruce S.:

I haven't heard the words club Binai in like 25 years

Joining in to also say... Thanks for this
  Swag For Life Member 11:47pm
Bruce S.:

Really great interview and tribute Dave

Can't remember a time anyone outside of my family talked this much about Jay and The Americans, fun listen.
  Swag For Life Member 11:52pm
Bruce S.:

Yeah thats right Elana

Great tribute as always
  Swag For Life Member 11:54pm
Bruce S.:

Wow Dave, what can I say,How many ways are there to say Great show as always
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:54pm
Will the Sound Guy:

Thank you Dave the Spazz! Great show man!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55pm

Thanks Dave, Bingo and associated simians..Cheers, y'all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57pm

Outstanding show and educational!
Cooh John:

Thanks, Dave.
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