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Favoriting December 6, 2021: Dare to Be Different

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Europe  The Final Countdown   Favoriting The Final Countdown  Epic  1986  MP3  Sheila B. dared me    0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Asia  Only Time Will Tell   Favoriting Asia  Geffen  1982  MP3      0:07:55 (Pop-up)
Men Without Hats  Antarctica   Favoriting Rhythm of Youth  Backstreet  1983  LP      0:11:59 (Pop-up)
Toto  Africa   Favoriting single  Columbia  1982  45      0:19:20 (Pop-up)
America  Tin Man   Favoriting History: America's Greatest Hits  Warner Bros.  1975  LP      0:23:31 (Pop-up)
The Kinks  Australia   Favoriting Arthur, or The Decline and Fall of the British Empire  Reprise  1969  LP      0:26:57 (Pop-up)
Donovan  Atlantis   Favoriting Barabajagal  Epic  1969  LP      0:33:38 (Pop-up)
 
Genesis  Turn It On Again   Favoriting Duke  Atlantic  1980  LP      0:50:35 (Pop-up)
Genesis  Mama   Favoriting Genesis  Atlantic  1983  MP3  couldn't believe they did this one!    0:53:42 (Pop-up)
Genesis  I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)   Favoriting Seconds Out  Atlantic  1977  LP      1:00:30 (Pop-up)
Genesis  Afterglow   Favoriting Wind & Wuthering  Atco  1976  LP      1:09:09 (Pop-up)
Genesis  The Carpet Crawl   Favoriting Seconds Out  Atlantic  1977  LP      1:13:17 (Pop-up)
Genesis  Follow You Follow Me   Favoriting ...And Then There Were Three  Atlantic  1978  LP      1:18:35 (Pop-up)
 
 
Single File: a bunch of random 45s in a row for about a half-hour
Donovan  Dare to Be Different   Favoriting single  Arista  1977  45      1:29:50 (Pop-up)
Betty Wright  Girls Can't Do What the Guys Do   Favoriting single  Alston  1968  45      1:32:54 (Pop-up)
Johnny Mandel  Harper - Main Title   Favoriting single  Mainstream  1966  45      1:34:56 (Pop-up)
Veritcal Pillows  Jump Back   Favoriting single  K.A.T.  1985  45      1:37:01 (Pop-up)
The Parcels  I Dream of Jean Genet   Favoriting single  Brentwood Estates  1998  7"      1:41:02 (Pop-up)
The Lovin' Spoonful  Never Going Back   Favoriting single  Kama Sutra  1968  45      1:43:46 (Pop-up)
Ozark Mountain Daredevils  Jackie Blue   Favoriting single  A&M  1974  45      1:46:30 (Pop-up)
Nilsson  Sail Away   Favoriting single  RCA  1976  45      1:49:43 (Pop-up)
Pete Townshend  Rough Boys   Favoriting single  Atco  1980  45      1:53:34 (Pop-up)
 
Leo Nocentelli  Thinking of the Day   Favoriting Another Side  Light in the Attic  2021  MP3  circa 1971  *   2:10:27 (Pop-up)
Pete Aves  Plenty More Fish in C   Favoriting Sweet Are the Uses  Stress Tested  2021  MP3    *   2:13:00 (Pop-up)
Pete Ham  Live Love All Your Days   Favoriting 7 Park Avenue  Rykodisc  1997  CD      2:15:06 (Pop-up)
Clifford T. Ward  Home Thoughts from Abroad   Favoriting Home Thoughts  The Famous Charisma Label  1973  LP      2:17:25 (Pop-up)
Colin Blunstone  Let Me Come Closer to You   Favoriting One Year/That Same Year  Sundazed Music  2021  CD  demo from 1971  *   2:20:39 (Pop-up)
Laurie Styvers  Beat the Reaper   Favoriting Zig Zag: 20 Junkshop Soft Rock Singles 1970-1974  RPM  2003  CD  From 1973    2:22:59 (Pop-up)
Catherine Howe  Harry   Favoriting Harry  RCA  1975  LP      2:26:27 (Pop-up)
Nilsson  Si No Estas Tu   Favoriting The RCA Albums Collection  Sony Legacy  2013  CD  Couldn't resist! Harry from 1971    2:30:24 (Pop-up)
 
Tim Buckley  Wayfaring Stranger   Favoriting Merry-Go-Round at the Carousel  Owsley Stanley Foundation  2021  CD  live on June 16, 1968  *   2:42:18 (Pop-up)
Roscoe Holcomb  The Village Churchyard   Favoriting The Old Church  Mississippi  2021  MP3  1972, live in a church in Portland, OR  *   2:50:51 (Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:03am
karlward:

Is everything OK?
  9:03am
shrimp boi:

Dang joe. Startin out big
  9:03am
Xangoir:

Radio !!!!!!!!!
Avatar 9:03am
DJ Guin:

MCGASKI!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am
Asheville Jon:

Ronnie James' brother, Ray Dio
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:03am
Handy Haversack:

We invading Venus again? Been a while!

Hey there, Joe and all Surfactants.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04am
dave wuz here:

the magic castle!
Avatar 9:04am
DJ Guin:

I want your badge and gun. You're finished, McGaski!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:04am
luka:

lol Jon
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04am
Asheville Jon:

i hope this whole show is music from bad hair bands!
Avatar 9:04am
michelliojellio:

Morning Joe! :)))
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:04am
Handy Haversack:

You're off *your* case, Chief DJ Guin!
  9:05am
Too Obtuse:

That's it, blame Sheila....
  9:05am
Rick A:

Good Morning Joe and Yippers,
This is my last day for awhile when work will interfere with SN, yay! This sounds like Asia. Will they be far behind?
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:05am
Krys O.:

Ha! Greetings!
  9:05am
TerrDE:

... not to be confused w Asia or Cutting crew
  9:06am
djsheilab:

My smile could not be bigger. This is clearly the sign of a VERY good week for us all! ๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿผ
Avatar 9:06am
Andrew Hollywood:

the winner takes it all
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:06am
LastWhiteRhino:

5-4-3-2-McGasko !
  9:06am
paul:

good morning joe. what is the wfmu-significance of Here Come the Warm Jets?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:06am
dale:

this song WAS epic, like the label says.
  9:06am
Rick A:

Just say that you played it in the heat of the moment!
  9:07am
bradford:

oh goodness joe...
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:07am
captain beef fart:

Well I feel inspired
Avatar 🎸 9:07am
YETI BOB:

this song has to be the low point of ... something
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:07am
tadpoles:

"Venus" and "seen us"....poetry!
Avatar 🎸 9:07am
YETI BOB:

not touching the dial, tho!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:07am
Marley P. Dogg:

Eye of the tiger next please
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:07am
Handy Haversack:

Certainly of interplanetary relations, YB.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07am
Spinning Giant:

oooh-oooOOOoooh!

YES!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08am
Asheville Jon:

we NEED Aldo Nova "Fantasy"
  9:08am
Chrissy of The Heights:

Europe was the first compact disc I ever heard
Avatar 9:08am
DJ Guin:

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
Gets his lighter out!!
  9:09am
bradford:

i'm partial to this one
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:09am
Asheville Jon:

and SAGA "On The Loose"
  9:09am
TVP:

I remember this years ago at a Rutgers basketball game: at the time when the game got to the Under-4 minutes media timeout, the band would play Final Countdown, only this time, they didn't for some reason. Which resulted in two or three dudes in the student section repeatedly chanting "Fi-nal Count-down! Fi-nal Count-down!" to no avail.
  9:09am
TerrDE:

seems to be a polarizing tune
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:09am
G:

Salute to the 80s!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:09am
Webhamster Henry:

I'll be very unhappy if this set doesn't have "True Survivor" from "Kung Fury".
Avatar 🎸 9:09am
YETI BOB:

bands named after places (America, Kansas, Boston, etc) are all terrible... why is that?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:09am
mlsgrrl:

I attended a childrens' music recital over the weekend and one kid played The Final Countdown on violin... I was still hearing it in my head anyway, Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:09am
dale:

only five continents left.
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captain beef fart:

Next up, Kansas and Chicago
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:10am
Marley P. Dogg:

Wow, today is going to be a good day
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am
Brian C.:

If you follow Europe and Asia with Kansas I'm outta here
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:10am
captain beef fart:

I've always wondered the same thing, YB
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DJ Guin:

America isn't exactly Stadium-friendly fare
Avatar 9:11am
Andrew Hollywood:

the band Antarctica does have some pretty regal synth lines
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:11am
Marley P. Dogg:

On to Boston, Chicagoโ€ฆ.
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DJ Guin:

All we are is Dustin D Wind
  9:11am
Glistener MW:

This is feeing like the Continental Breakfast of radio sets!
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TDK60:

Hi Joe. Sorry I'm late. Wait...am I?
  9:11am
TerrDE:

dale i hope your wrong that means we'll be hearing about " rocks and things"
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:11am
Handy Haversack:

Didn't America do the score for The Last Unicorn movie?
  9:11am
Glistener MW:

hereโ€™s hoping for something from Vangelisโ€™ โ€œAntarcticaโ€
  9:11am
Brendan:

Hey Joe and listeners. Enjoying this very continental show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12am
Asheville Jon:

how about Vangelis - Theme from Antarctica
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12am
mlsgrrl:

Handy, I think they did
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B R M:

Oh yes I did have this 7" single (*ha*)
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:12am
Krys O.:

John Wetton was a great vocalist.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:12am
Handy Haversack:

That's gotta count for *something*, mlsgrrl!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:12am
DjLorraine:

Gmorning dreamers
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Ken From Hyde Park:

Fingers crossed for Nazareth!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13am
mlsgrrl:

It counts for a hill of harpies!
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DJ Guin:

Is it Safe to Dance?
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TDK60:

Joe, you seem to have grabbed the WFMU Atlas, dusted it off.
Avatar 🎸 9:13am
YETI BOB:

Krys O: I agree but I don't really dig the style here - I like his work with King Crimson much better
  9:13am
djsheilab:

Ooh smart third play!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13am
mariano:

'Morning, Joe McG, everyone! One more vote for Saga. Let's see what other place-name bands are there? Berlin, Alabama, Orleans, Warsaw, Cypress Hill...

Oh, it's not just band names but titles, interesting.
  9:14am
TerrDE:

I caught Asia live as I'm a big ELP , Yes fan. I had no expectations and they lived up to them
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luka:

this isnโ€™t โ€œAntarcticaโ€. is it? that song is really fast.
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YETI BOB:

LCD Soundsystem "North American Scum" would go nicely in tihs set
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14am
mlsgrrl:

Trans-Siberian Orchestra? (please no)
  9:14am
paul:

taking bets if he goes with toto for africa or throws us a curveball
Avatar 9:15am
Joe McG:

Good morning, everyone! Hope you'll enjoy my tribute to the continents this morning. Thanks to Sheila for sparking this cracky idea!
Avatar 9:15am
Rocky Horror:

Shazam says this Men Without Hats song is The Great Ones Remember
  9:15am
Rick A:

I think Joe once played Toto's "Africa" for Sheila's birthday, so...
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:15am
luka:

i only know that because the best buy by us had vinyl copies of this MWH record in the early 90s. like dozens if just this record and it was like 50 cents as a result. we listened to it a ton.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16am
Asheville Jon:

i think you are correct Luka
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YETI BOB:

Toto might make me turn off the radio, but I'll come back
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:16am
WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

I thought this was happening because Joe saw Genesis last night and was having 80s flashbacks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16am
Rick from SC:

Pangea?
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Joe McG:

You're right, I played the wrong song! I'll return....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17am
Asheville Jon:

hahahaha! nice Joe!!!!!
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Joe McG:

Men Without Hats bonus cut! Clay Pigeon was talking to me (I'm full of blame this morning).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17am
Asheville Jon:

that was THE BEST moment on WFMU for 2021!!!
  9:17am
TerrDE:

I like Africa played on those squeeze Sax shaped electronic things
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17am
mlsgrrl:

Commitment!
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luka:

yessssss
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YETI BOB:

"Oregon" were not terrible, but they were jazz not rock, so maybe the rule just applies to rock bands
  9:17am
Brendan:

I love the needle rip! Haha!
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TDK60:

Blame it on the guy from Iowa, eh?
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Joe McG:

Don't worry, we'll edit the archive and it will be super smooth (ha ha, I've never edited an archive...).
Avatar 9:18am
DJ Guin:

MCGASKI!!!!!!!!
World needs plenty of bartenders! Two weeks. With pay.
Avatar 9:19am
TDK60:

There are only 5 or 6 continents. This'll be over soon..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:19am
mariano:

Ah, continents. Will you do a show sometime on famous incontinents?
  9:20am
TVP:

I'm hoping this set ends with the Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? theme
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:20am
Handy Haversack:

That would really be rag time, Mariano.
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dave wuz here:

is pluto still a continent?
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YETI BOB:

TDK60: Seven?
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YETI BOB:

Oh no. I'll be back!
Avatar 9:21am
DJ Guin:

Hey Joe..you got some powered sugar on your lip
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:21am
The Oscar:

Mornin'! Just took a negative COVID test, and I'm enjoying this as my triumph music.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:21am
WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

This is the worst thing Toto ever did. No wait...Rosanna?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21am
Alicja Uleeshuh:

Ooooh, I get the theme now!
  9:22am
Chrissy of The Heights:

Not familiar with this โ€œAfricaโ€ song his it new?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22am
B R M:

Absolute jam
  9:22am
djsheilab:

I am in heaven.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:22am
melinda:

love Africa
  9:22am
gnarlz:

i feel like i am at the dentist.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22am
Glistener MW:

I still prefer the Weezer original, personally.
  9:22am
TerrDE:

yeti, I think of Oregon as New Age, but they did play Newport in NY. On the same bill, Theolonious Monk and Keith Jarrett. All were great
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22am
mariano:

Lol, Handy! I set 'em up, you knock 'em down. Vaudeville, here we come!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22am
Greg from ZONE 5:

I knew it! I was standing there making my morning coffee and I says to myself I says "This sounds like Joe lost a bet."
  Swag For Life Member 9:22am
Red Rover:

A sure sign I'm in the midst of a personal crisis. All the songs I can't stand are somehow tolerable, nearly enjoyable, today.
  9:22am
Brendan:

Dont encourage him, he might play Triumph.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22am
W Trenton Vinny:

i needed this video playing in my head for some reason, thanks Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22am
GeorgeSimian:

It's like I'm listening to CBS FM
  9:23am
Mike W.:

Racing out to the Field but had to say โ€” this is a really good pop song. Most opinions are based on its ubiquity. No questions at this time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23am
MD:

TOTO----LY Cool...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23am
Alicja Uleeshuh:

They say, "A hundred men on Mar," because there wasn't a de-esser in the studio.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:24am
Handy Haversack:

Betty White singing this with Troy and Abed is enough to secure its place in my heart forever.
  9:24am
TerrDE:

Toado , lol But I do like this one inspite of myself
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24am
GeorgeSimian:

What's it going to take to drag him away from her?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24am
dale:

joe - have you ever done a set of songs and then their answer songs?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24am
Rick from SC:

Is there a continent called Rosanna?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24am
MD:

I do like the Chorus in this song...
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TDK60:

Joe, is the WFMU production staff actually listening or did they stick a cassette on?
  9:24am
Mike W.:

@JoeMcG apropos of not much, my first concert was Kansas at the Spectrum in 1976
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am
Greg from ZONE 5:

OK, now this song I legit love.
  9:25am
Chrissy of The Heights:

Joe. Thank you so much for not playing Horse w no name.
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DJ Guin:

YESH! thanks Joe
I got Betty White in my Dead Pool ๐Ÿคž
Bob Dole kicked the bucket yesterday.
  9:25am
Niko, Copenhagen:

"South American Folk Song" by Modern Lovers!?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am
iiibeat:

Reigns and winds . . Boing, boing, boing . . ๐ŸŒž
  9:25am
Joey Joe Joe:

America?! This is beyond the pale, Joe!
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Joe McG:

@dale: No, it's a great idea!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am
GeorgeSimian:

America's songs all go on a little too long.
Avatar 9:26am
Joe McG:

@Mike W: Kansas was my uncle's favorite band. He saw them about 50 times.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:26am
The Oscar:

"Travel exhausts me." -- Hedwig
  9:26am
TerrDE:

NO ! I won't go to WPRI , but the volume is off
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26am
MD:

I know...I feel like I am listening to WPLR...Like 1979...out of New Haven Con....Sorry I was a Long Guy-Land Boy...
  9:26am
Mike W.:

in fact it is the Pale Beyond
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Jack:

I've always confused America with Seals&Croft.
  9:26am
dmartnewmexico:

Joe, you are on fire!! Such a fun session.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:27am
Krys O.:

People thought America was Neil Young back in the day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27am
Glistener MW:

This set so-far is a great example of that mysterious phenomenon of my despising certain songs less if I hear them coming out of WFMU.
Avatar 🎸 9:27am
YETI BOB:

this song isn't really *that* bad. at least, after Toto it sounds pretty OK
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:27am
Hughie Considine:

Why am I not completely bummed to have missed today's opening salvo?
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TDK60:

I survived 1975.
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DJ Guin:

Seals & Crofts ? The guys who created Sigmund and the Sea Monsters', right? RIGHT?!?
  9:27am
Brendan:

If youโ€™re going to play UK, then Nevermore would be my humble choice. Then play them nevermore. Not a fan of supergroups, but love that song.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:27am
Hughie Considine:

America was the Seals and Crofts of Brewer & Shipley
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27am
mlsgrrl:

Sun just came out from the clouds here in D.C. thanks to these mild tunes
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:28am
Krys O.:

So far I've clicky starred everything except Europe.
  9:28am
the serpent:

America are USAA members weirdly. I saw an ad featuring them.
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YETI BOB:

Perfect! The Kinks to the rescue.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28am
MD:

@ Krys O...Yeah they were jumping Neil's Train!!!!!
  9:28am
Mike W.:

The โ€œoz didnโ€™t give the tin man anythingโ€ is a pretty good lyric for a pop song, but I never dissed out the Galahad bit
  9:28am
TerrDE:

Jack S&C was easy listening too, but they had talent...
  9:28am
Mike W.:

โ€œsussedโ€
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:28am
Hughie Considine:

exactly, @Yeti Bob
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28am
mariano:

Yass! One of the best Kinks' songs from one of their best albums.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:28am
The Oscar:

There's probably a set to be made from "lost" continents-- Atlantis, Mu, Lemuria-- but I feel like it would probably get proggy pretty fast.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:29am
Ken From Hyde Park:

That time Nick the Bard did "Africa" for three hours - www.wfmu.org...
  9:29am
?:

Awful.

Had to click through the presets on the little digital radio in the kitchen to see if my wife had mistakenly put on 101 or 106.7 Lite FM. Such is this gag fest.

By far, and itโ€™s not even close, the 80โ€™s were in every way the worst decade of popular music during the 20th century.

Donโ€™t even get me started on the cultural aspects as they regard politics, pop culture, fashion, etc.

Thank god for KCR.
Avatar 🎸 9:29am
YETI BOB:

Lyrically, "Tin Man" is a little less stupid than "Horse with No Name" which I expected
  9:29am
dano59:

Ah, a continental breakfast.
Play the Continental Drifters!
  9:29am
Mike W.:

Oh, you canโ€™t play Kansas, and in fact this set is nearly over!
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YETI BOB:

Andrew Bird has a nice song about Greenland
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Joe McG:

@Ken: Thanks for posting that Nick archive!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30am
GeorgeSimian:

There's still South America
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:30am
WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

I am protected from bad lyrics because I hardly ever pay attention to lyrics at all.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:30am
Krys O.:

My parents had the choice to go to Australia or Argentina instead of America when they were leaving Germany.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30am
Glistener MW:

Man, that singer from "? and the Mysterians" sure has some edgelord opinions.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:30am
G:

Steve Howe from your second track had a song "Australia" on his first solo album. No, don't play it! That was the album where we found out that on lead he sings like a moose. Did much better back in the mix on harmonies.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:31am
Webhamster Henry:

@The Oscar YES HAIL ATLANTIS!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:31am
WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

@G: Truth. Steve Howe voice = no bueno.
  9:32am
TerrDE:

Mike, their lyrics sucked out loud. Rocks and things, abandoned hurricanes ...
Avatar 9:32am
TDK60:

I almost became incontinent when the Kinks came on. It's not their fault, folks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:33am
dale:

if there's a thread it's all good, even if you think it's bad.
  9:35am
TerrDE:

lol
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DjLorraine:

Way down below
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MD:

MAGICAL!!!!
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The Oscar:

There we go!
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Hughie Considine:

Can't hear this song without thinking of the sad demise of Johnny Roast Beef.
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dale:

i need to see the george pal movie about atlantis. scared me as a kid.
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Handy Haversack:

Well, good, equal treatment. Not Atlantis's fault it sank.

(OK, totally Atlantis's fault.)
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mariano:

?: I dunno, I think the 90s trump the 80s as far as being the worst decade for mainstream pop. I rewatched almost all of Beavis & Butthead, videos and all, not too long ago, and one of the things that struck me the most is how many god-awful one-hit Nirvana ripoffs were running around MTV in those days. And let's not forget the scourge of acid jazz.

"Atlantis"? Now go home and get your fuckin' shine box!
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Joe McG:

You were on to me, Oscar!
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MD:

aBOUT THE pEOPLE WHO BECAME THE iRISH!!!
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Krys O.:

This set is really quite ingenious.
  9:36am
bradford:

bye johnny
  9:36am
Erin in TO:

I appreciate this foray into mythical geography now
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DjLorraine:

I used to request this at my local radio station and they played it
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YETI BOB:

oh this is a good 'un. very lennonesque
  9:36am
TerrDE:

btw it's been found. check out the Randall Carlson channel episode on YouTube. Right where Plato said it was
  9:37am
xangoir:

Any relation to the sandy hook monster?
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MD:

THE 70'S PEOPLE GOBBLED UP ALL THE GOOD DRUGS!!!!
  9:39am
Kat in Chicago:

Was this whole theme an excuse to play Atlantis?
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iiibeat:

Any Cars coming?
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TerrDE:

mariano, I respectfully disagree. I m from the 60s,70s and the 90s was the only time I listened to top 40 and liked ever song.Even ATLANTUS Morriset
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Asheville Jon:

Joe, I bet you won't do a three hour Billy Joel show (playing only originals, no covers), on your radio show. I bet you won't.
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TDK60:

Joe, it warms my heart that you at least tried to enlighten geographically challenged U.S. citizens.
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mlsgrrl:

Some work-related reading just lead me to musicbrainz.org and I am now down a rabbit hole for the rest of the day.
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Asheville Jon:

wait TDK60, weren't those all songs about Canadian provinces?
  9:43am
Turkeyburger:

ILLUSIONS, JOE! THEY'RE ILLUSIONS!
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TDK60:

Hee hoo, A.J.
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TerrDE:

Clay plays USA every so often
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emily:

Grooving here. Thinking of JOB. Dreaming of Atlantis
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Listener Robert:

Glad to know you were a fan of "Arrested Development".
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iiibeat:

Lemurians?
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mariano:

Oh wait, what about Styx's "Suite Madame Blue"? There's that part where the lyrics are just "America!"
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Jessie:

Gob in Arrested Development is the best! Great show.
  9:45am
TerrDE:

Donovan is on the Atlanta episode of Futurama
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melinda:

excellent suggestion from Pigeon
  9:46am
?:

Joe - The Final Countdown is my favorite stupid movie -- Kirk Douglas as the admiral, Martin Sheen as the correspondent; nuclear carrier gets sucked back in time to a few days before Pearl Harbor 1941
You can guess the rest, and that song was the theme music
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joeymargaret:

"Continental breakfast" haha! Could I have an omelette with that set?
  9:47am
morphe':

Not a request but -
"In the Year 25???" sounds like a bookend for the last set
or an opening for a future set...
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

i would not advise attending a kettle of fish.
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TerrDE:

Atlantis was never a continent in the "myth". Edgar Rice Burroughs and that 60s movie are to blame for that.
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Marley P. Dogg:

Joe - Iโ€™m jealous! Trying to find reasonably priced tickets for tonightโ€™s show
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TDK60:

I am glad you enjoyed the show, Joe. (Even though that's not my fave cup of tea.)
  9:49am
TerrDE:

isn't there a song about that ?
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Joey Joe Joe:

If There is a Genesis set coming, I wonโ€™t be repulsed. Lamb lies down holds up well.
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Glistener MW:

"Genesis does what Nintendon't!" #BlastProcessing
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dale:

did they do gabriel era?
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B R M:

SQUONK IT UP!!!!
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MD:

They Were Great...Until Gabriel Left...sorry I am a purest..."And the Lamb...Lies down...!!!"
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Asheville Jon:

thanks for the heads up, gotta switch to the drummer stream for a while.
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Joe McG:

@dale: Yeah, a bunch!
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Creature Boy:

10$ is a decent price for a tshirt
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Krys O.:

Nice!
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DJ Guin:

yeah...cause I really need to hear a 10 minute version of Susudio or Turn It On Again
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G:

More 80s!
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WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

Duke is my favorite Genesis album...though I always felt that "Misunderstanding" kind of didn't fit.
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Marley P. Dogg:

Joe - can you post a picture of the shirt?
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Creature Boy:

I'm dying 3 t-shirts as we speak & we all know how that goes
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Brendan:

Your description brings to mind Heavy Metal Parking Lot.
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melinda:

Genesis, woohoo!!!
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Joe McG:

@Marley: Great idea! I usually post a playlist picture later in the day, so I'll take a pic of it! Thanks for the suggestion!
  9:53am
prudy:

Good morning joe and all...did they play anything from "Trick of the Tale?"
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B R M:

We all have a personal musical journey and Genesis was a big part of my childhood, they lead me to so many prog places as a gateway band, I still love them, but could not bring myself to see them in this form. I am so glad to hear you enjoyed it, @Joe McG!
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Mike Sin:

"Time waits for no one" and all that, but man, I am quite sorry to hear that Phil Collins can't play drums anymore. Whatever one thinks of the band, when this guy joins up, the band's entire style in influenced by his highly proficient and inventive drumming.
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johnk77:

historic nickname for philly spectrum was
rectum
venue was known for harsh treatment
of support acts
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dale:

my first big boy concert was renaissance. not the fmu-est of bands. i'm sure irene or julie has played them.
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luka:

Clay played this last week. happy to hear it again.
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Asheville Jon:

i miss seeing shows at the Spectrum. spent (too) many hours inside that place
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Joe McG:

Here's the full set list from the show: www.setlist.fm... Playing a few of my faves from the show.
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Krys O.:

@BRM: Quite true. I discovered a lot of music through my older brother's record collection including Genesis, ELP, Yes, etc. I still have very catholic tastes and can appreciate Genesis and Throbbing Gristle and so much more.
  9:56am
morphe':

Coming in from the EastRiverPark demo -
https://eastriverparkaction.org

left before the arrests ...
my task was asking the undercover police mingling ("snatch squad") if they were in fact Police..
Technically - they must respond honestly if you ask: "Excuse me, are you an NYPD police officer?" 2 said yes but one got super hostile... I gave him my name but he refused to answer ... I told the uniformed commander that that guy needs to go back to the Academy because he clearly does not know the law ..
Ps ... I gave my real name but, you can give a false name to NYPD, but do not ever lie to Feds (FBI, Secret Service, etc) That is a Federal Offense and can lead to real jail time..
  9:56am
Brendan:

Haha ah ohโ€ฆ.
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dave wuz here:

sounds good after a 40 year palete cleanse.
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dano59:

My one weird Genesis memory; I had an MGB in the early '80s and one rainy night, after I'd installed speakers and before I put in a radio/cassette deck, the car picked up "Abacab" near the local FM rock station's triple towers.
  9:57am
djsheilab:

Seeing this live was something I shall never forget. So wonderful to share it with you, Joe!
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TDK60:

Even though later Genesis is not my fave cup o' tea, I must admit, these are well-crafted pop tunes. Good musicianship, interesting percussion, etc.
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Handy Haversack:

They break up the protest, morph?
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Joe McG:

@SheilaB: I'll never forget it, either. What an amazing night!
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dale:

expect to hear 'HO Ho hoooo' there.
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Marley P. Dogg:

I just discovered that you can save shows on set list.com - going back in time and trying to patch together every show Iโ€™ve seen - man do I miss ticket stubs
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MD:

They Became "Prog" For the Masses....Oh the Power of $$$
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B R M:

The Godfather of Gated Reverb! ๐Ÿ™Œ
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WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

I'm one of those weirdos who prefers the post-Gabriel era.
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SadSackSuperman:

I saw 3 of 4 shows on the Invisible Touch tour at the Spectrum! Great memories. Thanks, Joe.
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mariano:

There's a really funny side mission in GTA Vice City Stories in which you have to get Phil Collins (voiced by the real Phil Collins) to a concert in one piece as mob hitmen are trying to take him out because his manager owes six figures to the mob.
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Glistener MW:

!!!!!! that's amazing, Mariano! I've never played any of those but am shocked and impressed they'd get the real Phil
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TerrDE:

as someone who enjoys their music but isnt a fan I like Genesis and Gabriel better not together
  10:03am
morphe':

True tale:
Last month took the train from Madrid to Granada and went to the Sierra to hand deliver a letter to Chris Stewart (1st - super brief) drummer for Genesis ..
The letter as asking him to cal W&B WABAM and tell a wee story about his wee stint...
He is away for some months but will get the letter ... I enclosed 5 euros to cover the cost of the call..
Great early photo in the article:
Chris Stewart takes a sabbatical
The โ€˜Driving Over Lemonsโ€™ author is taking a year off to repair his Alpujarras homestead

https://english.elpais.com/elpais/2015/08/24/inenglish/1440409830_810361.html
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

Morning all. Super tired. Punishing weekend at Mom's. One of those Mondays where you start work at the last minute and throw on yesterday's clothes. LOVING this Genesis mini-set.
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Glistener MW:

When I lived in Tokyo, I was a few blocks from a generic apartment building seemingly autographed by a gigantic Phil Collins, as if the government grew him to Godzilla size and handed him a giant silver sharpie. -- www.genesis-tribute.com...
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TDK60:

This is from right at the end of the earlier band period. Gabriel originally sang it, right? But this sounds like Collins. Interesting that they both have similarly raspy voices.
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MD:

Apocalypse in 9-8...If you could ...My Good Man...XO!
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@TDK60 I wanna say that this one is Gabriel? But you are right; hard to tell! Just starting to dig a lot into the older Genesis back catalog with Gabriel.
  10:07am
prudy:

forgot how much I enjoy this song...thanks Joe!
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

Looking at the playlist, sorry I didn't drag my butt out of bed at 9...EXCELLENT set so far....already clickystarred...
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WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

I think it was only Phil on Seconds Out.
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@HH how is cat doing? Have his digestive ills (literally) passed?
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@WoodsOfNH I will take your word for it; last time I heard a lot off of that album was back in (EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEK) COLLEGE in the 80's.
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mariano:

Glistener MW: The list of voice actors in the GTA franchise is pretty impressive. There's another mission in GTA San Andreas where you have to get Shaun Ryder to a recording studio, but he's out in the desert tripping on shrooms and babbling about aliens. Nice bit of acting from SR, though he probably wasn't acting, lol.

I got it slightly wrong: with Phil Collins, hit men are trying to make the stage lights fall on him while he's performing "In the Air" and your character is tasked with protecting him. youtu.be...
  10:09am
alephco:

Ahh, I'm recalling Genesis at Alice Tully Hall. Foxtrot Era.
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Handy Haversack:

Threemoons, we think so. But the poor guy has what seems like pica and keeps finding totally inappropriate things to try to consume. It's really frustrating. He was clearly weaned too early.
  10:10am
morphe':

Chris Stewart:
"..only credited with playing on one song, The Silent Sun, which featured on Genesis's debut album, before he was invited to leave and replaced by another drummer."
https://english.elpais.com/elpais/2015/08/24/inenglish/1440409830_810361.html
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TDK60:

Ahh... now I can finally put on my WFMU cape.
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MD:

Hey I DON"T want to be a "Comudgin" PG...Genisis this PG Genesis that....Thanks for Playing this stuff Joe...I am enjoying it!!!
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@HH Ugh, so sorry. It's one thing when dogs do dog stuff like try to eat horse poop and chicken bones out of the gutter; when cats do it it can be deadly. My Mom's long-gone cat used to love to use his teeth to shred plant leaves--only the very best expensive Japanese Lady Palms that my Mom kept--but he never showed any interest in eating them. OTOH he LOVED devouring any number of house mice, wood mice, voles, and sparrows (and sharing with Mommy). We'd get up (during my stretch at home after my last degree) and Mom would find various bits placed lovingly near the coffee maker (which he knew was the first thing that the first sentient adult in the house on any given morning would go for) but I digress.
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

Typically it was either a head or viscera.
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Brian in UK:

Hey Joe. Did you know that there are no airports in/on Antarctica but there are fifty landing strips.
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MD:

OK...some vintage...LAMB!!!...Thanks...!
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TDK60:

This is a gem, in my haughty opinion. Crawlers.
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morphe':

PSS . In the letter I told CStewart FMU does not play Genesis only
Genesis P-Orridge.. so I'll have to send a correction....
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@Brian in UK -- so, plenty of ice but nowhere to get a souvineer T-shirt...
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Santos L. Halper:

Thanks for the Genesis Joe! My only show was the MAMA tour, right before it really went south...looks like y'all got a good 'un for sure.

Also love that Moonlit Knight quote in Wardrobe...
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Glistener MW:

@mariano: Thanks! watching the performance segment now -- this is incredible.
  10:15am
SadSackSuperman:

Gotta get in to get out, People!
  10:16am
Chrissy of The Heights:

Loving the love for Seconds Out
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Joe McG:

@Santos: I'm a bit sorry I never got off my butt to see them in the past when everyone was a bit younger. But I still feel very happy that I caught the spirit of the band live, and their catalog is so rich with tunes now that almost every song is a sing-along.
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TDK60:

Another older tune orig. by Pete, later done by Phil here. Well done I say.
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Lizardner Dave !:

This is also reminiscent of when the local rock stations would do "concert echo" and play the album cuts that were just played at whatever the Big Rock Show was MSG or Giants Stadium or whatever so you would listen in the car on the way home.
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Brian in UK:

Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ ....and no exit through the gift shop.
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@Joe McG Alas, was just a liiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitle too young to see the "old" Genesis, by the time I was in college they were in full Phil Collins/giant megastadium MTV mode.
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Lizardner Dave !:

Well except Joe is doing it the next morning. But still, I love the sentiment.
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

OTOH I feel blessed to have seen Bowie in ANY form -- Serious Moonlight, Glass Spiders, and his impromteau drop-in at St. Ann's Warehouse in Bklyn...and once seeing him in civilian mode, F2F, before he passed, at Other Music in SoHo....that's it's own mini-essay right there.
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

Hey JoeMcG, got any deep old Bowie cuts up in there?
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Glistener MW:

"Too Young To See Old Genesis" sounds like it could be a Bill Bailey tune.
  10:20am
Dean from Old Bridge:

Sensing a theme
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Krys O.:

I think Scott played this recently. I recall he pointed out that there is a lack of musical resolution in the instrumentation.
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Brian in UK:

This is what I love about this station is that you folks know more about UK music than I do.
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Krys O.:

And here ya go, the link to that show: wfmu.org...
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Yes:

live music is a hell of a drug
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TDK60:

Hiya Brian in UK west, out there.
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MD:

Thanks Joe...Being a Child of the 70's...I FEASTED!!!!
  10:24am
dano59:

MW: Bailey does a great Billy Bragg!
  10:25am
DSM:

Loved the Sega Genesis
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Brian in UK:

Hello TDK60. How's things? My car passed away today, so looking for a new one.
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chris_in_space:

Cool Genesis set, @Joe McG! Bold and beautiful of you to pull it off.
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Hughie Considine:

agree 100% -- couldn't tell there was a change when "Trick of the Tale" came out. But I was pretty blitzed at the time...
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Asheville Jon:

aaahhhh, back to the live stream, whew
  10:27am
TerrDE:

great set !
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Mister Dobalina:

More of a Turbografx 16 kinda kid, myself.
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Asheville Jon:

Joe, phil IS a satanic elf
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TDK60:

Brian in UK; Okay. Hope ya find new wheels.
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djsheilab:

Thank you Joe! That's exactly what I needed the morning after.
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JG:

I was reading recently about the concept behind the Lamb Lies Down on Broadway. Which is something I'm only familiar w from the title track. Some weird weird stuff
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Marley P. Dogg:

Satanic Elf Phil Collins - new band name
  10:30am
Sean in GR:

Genesis and the Satanic Elves
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mariano:

Oh no, Handy! Just catching up on the posts, so sorry to hear about the kitty.
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Joe McG:

@SheilaB: I deprived you of "Invisible Touch"! :)
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@Brian in UK good luck! I would recommend "nused" as we say here--"new used"--very lightly used post-lease cars bought direct from brand dealership, not from a used car lot. Not sure how vehicle distribution works in the UK but in the States there are huge differences between getting direct from branded shop vs. Mr. Sleazy's Used Cars.
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Handy Haversack:

Thanks, Mariano. Nature's way of reminding me to never, ever let my anxiety level drop in the slightest, I guess.
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Matt Fiveash:

This Donovan record is cracking me up! I hope you never run out of records for Single File!
  10:33am
MplsCoco:

Good morning Joe! โค๏ธ
  10:33am
judy from croton:

Dare To Be Different was actually some kind of movement or something when I was about 16
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Yes:

morning everyone
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Krys O.:

Sorry to hear that, Handy. Keeping Goblin in my best wishes.
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TDK60:

See? Donovan was always groovy.
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Krys O.:

Jim Price is a Donovan aficionado.
  10:35am
Brendan:

She must be talking about peeing while standing up
  10:35am
judy from croton:

Met really old lady (maybe 50) and she told me about it but had an impression on me
Obviously
  10:35am
Jett:

I've always loved this Betty Wright track, great one!
  10:36am
TerrDE:

girls, no, Yes you can
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Stanley:

Hi Brian. My old Corolla is in for five hundred quid's worth of repairs tomorrow. *sheesh*
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Joe McG:

Anybody ever see Paul Newman in "Harper"? Liked that one!
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Handy Haversack:

We also have an old Corolla, Stanley! I never trusted these so-called power windows!
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@Stanley dying cars are the WORST. The constant repairs are death by a thousand cuts. In high school and college I couldn't afford a proper car but needed a car, so had to get cheapest klunker available and slowly bleed my after school job cash into it as opposed to having the same lump sum spent up front on a better car.
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

Or, per the late, great, Terry Pratchett: โ€œThe reason that the rich were so rich, Vimes reasoned, was because they managed to spend less money.

Take boots, for example. He earned thirty-eight dollars a month plus allowances. A really good pair of leather boots cost fifty dollars. But an affordable pair of boots, which were sort of OK for a season or two and then leaked like hell when the cardboard gave out, cost about ten dollars. Those were the kind of boots Vimes always bought, and wore until the soles were so thin that he could tell where he was in Ankh-Morpork on a foggy night by the feel of the cobbles.

But the thing was that good boots lasted for years and years. A man who could afford fifty dollars had a pair of boots that'd still be keeping his feet dry in ten years' time, while the poor man who could only afford cheap boots would have spent a hundred dollars on boots in the same time and would still have wet feet.

This was the Captain Samuel Vimes 'Boots' theory of socioeconomic unfairness.โ€

โ€• Terry Pratchett, Men at Arms: The Play
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JG:

Watched Harper recently Joe. Newman was the coolest
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Brian in UK:

Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ Thanks, will be taking a mechanic with me when looking.

Stanley, I see your monkey and raise it three fold. Hence a nused car.
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Joe McG:

@Stanley: Feel your pain! My car was in the shop last Wednesday after stalling out over and over in traffic. Seems to be working OK now! @JG: And Bacall!
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Krys O.:

Harper was much better than the sequel.
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@Joe McG -- have that looked out; both Buick and Chrysler had recalls over that very issue. I almost got killed when I almost got rammed in one of my ancient Buicks by an 18 wheeler when my car stalled going 60 MPH on Route 4 en route to my summer job back in the day.
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MD:

www.youtube.com...


can't HELP BUT SEEING A BIT OF SPINAL TAP IN THIS!!!
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Ken From Hyde Park:

I'm going to be proactive and get new tires for my ride tomorrow and thus way less likely to skid into an accident once the snow flies.
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captain beef fart:

My car has been in the shop since getting hit on my commute home from my first day back in office on November 2. I was told I'd get it back last week but now they say it's at least another week due to "supply chain issues". My rental bill ain't small.
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@Ken all this car talk makes me SO SO SO SO SO SO glad that I sold my very last POS used car -- a totally POS horrid money sink used Pontiac Grand Prix -- back in 1994 when I moved back to NYC. Got only $400 for it. Don't care. Especially now, with Uber, getting almost anywhere that I would need a car for is STILL cheaper than actual car ownership or even rental.
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Stanley:

Handy - fortunately it's not the windows, just good old corroded springs. We're planning a long trip over Christmas, so gotta get them done.
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@Captain Insurance ain't covering your rental/
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Stanley:

Threemoons - yeah, you get to a point when the scales tip, the old car isn't worth much and you just got to get a new used car. But our devoutedly loyal Corolla has only 52k on the clock and up until now has been pretty repair free, so I mustn't complain.
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captain beef fart:

It's all being covered. Accident wasn't my fault. Just $10k worth of damage plus rental plus aggravation... Wonder when they'd just total it.
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Stanley:

Brian - you don't get much for ยฃ1,500 but good luck
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@Stanley surprised it's acting up at only 52K! A friend of mine drove her old Toyota from the EARLY 80's until it literally fell apart. As in the body was held together by duct tape and a prayer. For whatever reason Toyotas from that era seem to have lasted forever....
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@Captain they don't total it partly via collusion from mechanics -- mechanics won't write off a total unless it's truly gone; you'll be a repeat customer as other secondary shit from the accident goes wrong....
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captain beef fart:

ugghhh
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Brian in UK:

Stanley, ยฃ1500 would be the repairs. 145,000 and eleven years old. My saddest thought is that it has a CD AND cassette player
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Brian in UK:

Ah John Stewart, love his songs.
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captain beef fart:

The car is paid for and I'm planning a sabbatical/great resignation (It's the Final Countdown!!!). Not the best time to have to shell out for a new one or other repairs.
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Krys O.:

Very nice!
  10:48am
TimBk:

My fav soft rock song of the 70's. A drummer/singer who sounds quite a lot like Karen Carpenter.
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Krys O.:

Ozark Mountain Daredevils a band name that belies their true sound.
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Stanley:

Threemoons - the engine is pretty dinky. Sixteen years of salt treated roads have corroded the springs. I got it seven years old with 20k on the clock (one old lady owner) and have used it lightly since. Scratched up a bit but that's city living for ya.
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The Oscar:

I remember some '90s alt-rock '70s cover comp which had Smashing Pumpkins doing "Jackie Blue," which might be both my favorite version of the song and my favorite thing the Pumpkins did.
  10:49am
Wind:

THanks for the flashback to OMD DJ Surface Noise with Joe McGasko.
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TDK60:

Threemoons: yes, I used to have an '83 Toyota; mechanic told me it'd keep on running for years but the body was disintegrating. (Am happy now to be a car-free Manhattanite.)
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@captain I mean my old Buick got rear-ended by a delivery truck and the trunk got mashed all the way into the back seat. Could NOT get a total ruling. They stretched out the metal, did a shitty job replacing the lights housings with some kind of fiberglass garbage (original body was steel which is why I wasn't hurt), did a shit job on the rear axle and rear alignment which ate up my tires twice until I had my Mom's mechanic do a proper alignment job back up by her in Rockland County (there was a pair of brothers who did ALL of the work for all of the broke teachers up there back in the day), and they never really DID fix the circuitry properly for my brake lights and turn signals (had to have a friend do re-wiring for me and put the proper fuses in--repair shop just jammed in whatever they had handy to fob the car back on me).
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DjLorraine:

Oooo oo Jackie Blue
  10:50am
TimBk:

Song is evidently about a drug dealer the band knew.
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Handy Haversack:

Stanley, my man in Newington had not got his UK license yet when the pandemic hit. Didn't manage to get above five miles from their flat until September of 2021!
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@Captain, I feel your pain. @Stanley, if you're just dinking around London and not doing long haul driving should be OK then...good luck!
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Brian in UK:

Over here it does not take much to write-off a car.
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chresti:

Hi Joe and gathered listeners, tuned in from Griffith Park!
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dale:

this sounds like nilsson does newman.
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Stanley:

Brian - the roads round here can be like driving in Africa!
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@Brian out here, it's state by state RE what insurance is on offer (some states have a monopoly; other states have multiple private offering companies) and they all have different standards....
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The Oscar:

Maybe my favorite of Randy's "Oh THAT'S what he's singing about" songs.
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Webhamster Henry:

Harry was such a Randy Newman fan.
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Little Danny:

hello Joe, hello all
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karlward:

Two great tastes that taste great together
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TerrDE:

the Republican s will want to use this for their bring back slavery campaign ads
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Brian in UK:

Stanley, you would know.
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Stanley:

Handy - that's a pity. Using public transport has been a bit hairy.
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karlward:

I'm going with Nilsson as the chocolate, Newman as the peanut butter
  10:54am
TimBk:

This is Nilsson's voice after drinking with John Lennon for 18 months.
  10:54am
listener monica:

Harry had a great set of pipes
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Hughie Considine:

Harry seemed intent on blowing out his voice on "Pussycats," but sounds like he's taking a similar approach herre.
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

AAAGH LOVE THIS PETE TOWNSHEND! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
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Son Of Pantz:

I wanna bite and kiss you!
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Webhamster Henry:

If you watch the Nillson documentary, you just want to cry.
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mariano:

Yeah, great Townshend song, great video. His solo stuff in the 80s was so much better than 80s Who.
  10:55am
Wind:

@terrDE Transhumanism promises global human slavery for everyone! Blue and Red alike. Equality ya know.
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Stanley:

He gets that eighties sound going right from the get-go.
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@mariano I STILL love White City and All the Best Cowboys have Chinese Eyes.
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WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

@Joe McG: What's the B-side on Rough Boys?
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@mariano and definitely agree. Roger Daltry's 80's solo stuff was meh but Townshend was on freaking FIRE.
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O.G. on O.P.:

The heavy rotation of this Townshend video in the first year of MTV prompted me to buy this album
  10:57am
TerrDE:

I think that the Who would have made it as a trio. Pete has a good voice and not hearing Roger, he wouldn't be missrf
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Joe McG:

@Woods: "And I Moved." Like that one, too. Also vaguely homoerotic.
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

Hey Joe McG I feel impending Styx or Bowie...would match the mood of the set so far this AM...predictions anyone?
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Krys O.:

Townshend was always great for writing within various characters.
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mariano:

Threemoons: Yeah, and Pete had some really innovative early MTV videos. Oops, quasi-jinx, O.G.!

Joe McG: "...as he laid me back just like an empty dress" -- yeah, not so vague, that line, lol.
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Krys O.:

Scoop and Another Scoop are fabulous collections.
  10:59am
Wind:

@Joe, probably Townsend's peak pedo period too.
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WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

@Krys O: Yes! Amazing how fully developed those demos were.
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Juli:

Teaching my puppy to play without destroying shit
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Christopher E Raad:

Interesting comments about the 80's Who. I like Athena and Eminence Front better than any song of theirs from the 1970s. Then again, I don't like the 70s Who at all.
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

@Christopher OK will make an exception for Eminence Front the song.
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Krys O.:

Nilsson drank heavily too which did not bode well for his voice or his heart.
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Juli:

F drinking
So poison when there are so many medicines
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

RE Rough Boys--yeah, took me years to catch the homoerotic leaning in Rough Boys...
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mariano:

I didn't know "Sail Away" was about that. It's like "Big Rock Candy Mountain": originally about a hobo trying to lure a young man onto a box car so he could, uh, importune him, then it got bowdlerized to be a children's song. Originally it was about cigarette trees and rivers of whiskey.

Christopher E Raad: Yeah, Athena and Eminence Front (especially the soundcheck version they used for the MTV video) are favorites of mine too. I'm with you on a lot of their 70s stuff, never liked their prog turn too much. Everything up to The Who Sell Out is pure gold in my book though.
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Brian in UK:

Talking homoerotic; just seen the Power of the Dog.
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SeaCreature:

Donovan opened for Yes on their 1977 tour. Not sure if he did that song, but he played the hits and they were fantastic
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Juli:

The puppy is being punished in the craate for grabbing my shoe
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chresti:

Demon alcohol.
  11:08am
Danimal:

ROBERT ALTMAN THE DIRECTOR TOLD ME HIS SON CHRISTOPHER WROTE SUICIDE IS PAINLESS.MASH SONG?
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Greg from ZONE 5:

I seen a 2000-year old tree in Yosemite. It was awesome.
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Juli:

I was a non conformist from 24-29 then I used the Internet lol


May return to non internet
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The Oscar:

Get Crazy is one of those movies I've always wanted to see, but none of the video stores of my impressionable youth had it. Looking forward to the new bluray, and will try to tune into Todd!
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pgalub:

Hey Joe and everyone! Get Crazy is great, and Lou Reed is pretty amazing in it.
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Stanley:

Brian - I've got that film lined up. I'll look out for the 'undertones'.
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Greg from ZONE 5:

Get Crazy is on YouTube for free if you're interested.
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Matt Fiveash:

Been hearing about this new old Nocentelli record, but this is my first taste of it. Sounds really good!
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Juli:

I rode Freight Trains and played music around the country lol
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Juli:

Worst decision ever lol

But I was exposed to actual magic lol

So the trade off ya know
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Juli:

Writing about it now even tho they told me never to do that lol
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Krys O.:

Yay, Pete Ham. This Rykodisc CD was such a joy to listen to.
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Juli:

Please send me grant information for art/writers
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Yes:

enjoying this set , joe
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McGroovey:

I have the Pete Ham Golders Green thing, but I should track down the 7 Park Ave thing. And I should listen to the Golders Green thing, which autocorrect says should be Folders Green, which kinda actually makes sense.
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tadpoles:

Colin Blunstone....one of those great British voices.
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

Hey everyone go check out today's Google Doodle.
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John L:

Darn, I missed the Get Crazy/Alan Arkush conversation. I'm on a FB film page that Mr. Arkush is also a member of. and he seems like a really nice guy. We talked about an episode of St. Elsewhere he directed that referenced The Ramones and Rock and Roll High School. He lamented that the producers wouldn't pay for a Ramones song and he had to resort to a sound alike band.
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captain beef fart:

now I want pizza
  11:26am
TerrDE:

Housewife music but not bad
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The Oscar:

I choose to believe this song is a Firesign Theatre reference.
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Handy Haversack:

John L: He'll be talking with Todd-o-phonic Todd on Sat. afternoon.
  11:27am
jimmytallow:

Thanks for the great morning music today!!
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The Shadow Knows:

SeaCreature: I was at that Donvan/Yes concert! Forgot all about it. Yikes. I t was great.
  11:28am
TerrDE:

shoot him up w the big disease
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Webhamster Henry:

"You've got.... THE PLAGUE!"
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Juli:

Goodbye Music FFFFFffffolks

Off to the Dollar Tree/The Grocery/The Library
  11:29am
TerrDE:

which album was Yes support ing ? odd i missed that
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Juli:

Wearing a MASKS
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Hams:

harry!
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judy from croton:

Harry was the one!
Such a sweet bunch of music this morning, Joe
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Yes:

later juli
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duck:

"harry is no more"?!!
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DJ Guin:

Nilsson was a God. There's no unconvincing me.
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judy from croton:

Well, of course
Got to max out the goosebumps
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The Oscar:

This version is used to excellent effect in Lulu Wang's The Farewell.
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karlward:

Oh man, this is a hit
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Joe McG:

@Oscar: I liked that movie quite a bit!
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Brian in UK:

Is there a better name than Oblio?
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melinda:

great show today, I missed single file while out on a walk but dig the 80s blast and easy tunes
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karlward:

ยฟComo se dice "banger" en Espanol?
  11:33am
morphe':

Not a joke:

I thought I heard a dj say TopT was interviewing Alan Arkin and thought that is curious... Now must look up Alan Arkush
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Webhamster Henry:

Nice Harry! I actually sang in the chorus of this Italian version in the end title tune from THE FAREWELL. www.youtube.com...
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Paul:

Bonus track on Nilsson Schmilsson
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Jason from Houston:

Esto es, karlward.
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The Oscar:

@WMH No way-- that's amazing!
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judy from croton:

TerrDe
Try being a housewife before you judge
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Juli:

Wait I needed to stay to hear that last song and imagine singing it to others and w others such as yourselves

Maybe I will stick around on my phone from time to time haha
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karlward:

Esto es un golpeador, un petardo, un exito
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John L:

Handy: Yes, looking forward to it!
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Juli:

Only housewives can do a variety of drugs and keep their shit together for the rest of the world
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Webhamster Henry:

@The Oscar I'm friends with Fredo Viola who is singing that version.
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McGroovey:

The seventies pop charts got sooo dark sometimes
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Juli:

Myself being a housewife I know this lol
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SeaCreature:

@TerrDe, it was the Going For the One tour. BTW, anybody else at MSG when Peter Gabriel jumped on stage to duet with Phil on โ€œI know what I like?โ€ Prog days of 1978โ€ฆ
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Juli:

๐Ÿคญ๐Ÿฅฒ๐Ÿคซ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค๐Ÿค๐Ÿ˜ฎโ€๐Ÿ’จ๐Ÿ˜ฎโ€๐Ÿ’จ๐Ÿคค๐Ÿ˜ตโ€๐Ÿ’ซ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿคซ๐Ÿคญ๐Ÿคญ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ถ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—
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TerrDE:

oh no, I m in favor of House Wives just not Tony Orlando
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Juli:

A working Housewife naowโ€ฆ
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Roberto:

"Died by suicide" is the current preferred terminology.
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chresti:

Whenevever I was a housewife, I listened to punk-funk-Beefheart, reggae, rocksteady..
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Yes:

bear
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TerrDE:

thanks Sea
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dakfinch:

Badfinger's main problem was their manager, not so much the labels. Another band 'discovered' by Mal Evans.
  11:43am
johnk77:

great work selecter
https://owsleystanleyfoundation.org/
i just purchased the commander cody live
from the family dog 1970
excellent quality & packaging
  11:43am
TerrDE:

Tim, Yes!
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Webhamster Henry:

Bear's common law wife Rhoney Stanley was our orthodontist for a few years: www.goodreads.com...
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John L:

Sea Creature; I was at that MSG show. I don't know if I am remembering it correctly, but wasn't Gabriel bald? And, oddly, my mother gave me a joint to take to the show. She did a favor for a work mate and the guy gave some pot. My mother decided to try it, and when I came home to the smell of pot smoke she gave me a joint, but I had to promise not to tell my brother and sister.
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Webhamster Henry:

[I'm all over today's playlist.]
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DjLorraine:

Handy i'm unable to find an update of Goblin...could you repeat the news?
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JG:

I'm hearing this on an old Sansui 9090db and inexpensive Sony bookshelf speakers and to me the mix is awesome. The stereo separation is really interesting. Sounds great
  11:45am
Brendan:

If I pull out my left earbud I can hear the isolated bass track which is nice. Like a concert mix with just a little bit of the vocal
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johnk77:

the time i met bear/owsley
in the mid 1970s
he did admit he was partially
deaf in one ear!
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Santos L. Halper:

Mono sounds best on my boombox...heavy stuff!
  11:47am
Wind:

@DJ Joe, listened with buds and car speakers too, prefer the sound engineering on the car speakers. Interesting
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Krys O.:

Thanks, Joe for a very entertaining show!
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McGroovey:

Sounds fine coming out of my mono radio.

Not all the songs fit on one CD, so there are instructions on the CD booklet on how to download the other two tracks. Only mp3, sadly, as I recall:
Happy Time and Hi Lily, Hi Lo, from June 15, 1968.
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Joe McG:

Great to hear it sounds OK out there!
  11:48am
TerrDE:

sounds great thru my jbl flips set for both stereo Tims way up front
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Handy Haversack:

Hi, DjLorraine!

Well, we think he's recovered, but we're nervous he has pica or some pica behaviors. So we're nervous and worried and trying to be vigilant all the time about anything he might get ahold of ... but clutter is our natural environment, so it's hard. But we think he's recovered from the trials of last week, at least.
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Brian in UK:

There is depth even on a BOSE Soundlink Micro.
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DJ Guin:

Your suspension was lifted McGaski, You must have some friends down at City Hall...you win this time.
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Miss G:

Thank you for the Tim Buckley as I turned on the radio briefly Joe McG, gives a good vibe for today
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chresti:

Love Roscoe Holcomb!
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Mike W:

what continent is this?
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SeaCreature:

@John L, Peter wasnโ€™t bald, that was a very aggressive crew cut. Saw Peter again a couple of days later at the John McLaughlin/Brand X show at the Wollman Rink.
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Wind:

Sounds sincere to me
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Joe McG:

Hey everybody, thanks for listening and commenting today. Ending today with the melancholy and chilling sounds of Roscoe Holcomb singing in a church unaccompanied. Have a great week and I'll see you next time.
  11:54am
Brendan:

Cheerful little ditty
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Mike W:

I am into Month 7 of listening to all music only through one Bose Soundlink, which I think is spying on me but which otherwise is a pretty impressive little speaker. Could be months more before life is stable enough for me to set up turntable/receiver/speakers. O Life!
  11:55am
Miss G:

Thank you Joe and WFMU. This Roscoe Holcomb will stay with me through the day
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Brian in UK:

Thanks Joe. Oh that Mississippi label has got some good stuff.
  11:56am
Wind:

Imagine walking alone down a dark road and hearing this voice from 'somewhere' in that void.
  11:56am
TerrDE:

Goodbye Joe, ... Hello Joe
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radioronan:

Thanks Joe!
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chresti:

Thanks Joe!

Agree Brian in UK.
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Brian in UK:

Mike W, mine is a cheeky orange colour.
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rx scabin:

Thank you Joe McG.
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Brendan:

Reminds me of Ralph Stanley singing Oh Death. https://youtu.be/2xmRWj7gJEU
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Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks, Joe. We should start a GoFundMe for your next concert outing and follow-up show.
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Brian in UK:

chresti, hello/goodbye!!
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McGroovey:

Man. Lonesome.
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Handy Haversack:

Thanks, Joe! This was great.
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Yes:

thanks all
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Jason from Houston:

Many thanks, Joe. Have a good week!
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Brendan:

Thanks Joe great show. The solution to your hoarse throat last week was to go out to a concert and yell and cheer. You sound velvety smooth this week.
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Threemoons ๐ŸŒ›๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒœ:

FANTASTIC set, THANK YOU ALL.
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Wind:

That voice modulation acts like a combination to the lock we have on the soul. Made me cry a little.
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