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Options January 1, 2022: New Year, New Ewe

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Artist Track Comments Images New Approx. start time
Amanda and Jim the Poet  Bad Animals Theme Song   Options       0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Miles Davis  Bye Bye Blackbird   Options       0:02:16 (Pop‑up)
Rickie Lee Jones  Bye Bye Blackbird   Options       0:09:10 (Pop‑up)
Cuarteto Em Cy  Bye Bye Blackbird   Options       0:11:21 (Pop‑up)
Jose Feliciano  Bye Bye Blackbird   Options       0:14:04 (Pop‑up)
Allan Sherman  Bye Bye Blumberg   Options       0:17:22 (Pop‑up)
Peggy Lee  Bye Bye Blackbird   Options       0:20:28 (Pop‑up)
Etta Jones  Bye Bye Blackbird   Options       0:23:15 (Pop‑up)
Ringo Starr  Bye Bye Blackbird   Options       0:26:36 (Pop‑up)
The Nutty Squirrels  Bye Bye Blackbird   Options       0:28:49 (Pop‑up)
 
Berke Can Ozcan  99 Underground Nymphs feat. Sarp Maden and Serdar Ateser   Options       0:38:04 (Pop‑up)
Ley Line  Animal Sounds   Options       0:42:16 (Pop‑up)
Dream Skills  Orcas   Options     *   0:46:05 (Pop‑up)
Separation Anxiety Music for Dogs    w/Basset Hound Mix and Treeing Walker Coonhound      0:50:26 (Pop‑up)
Timbuk3  Sample the Dog   Options       0:55:57 (Pop‑up)
The Hits  Trotting Lemmings   Options     *   0:59:06 (Pop‑up)
Jim the Poet  A Poem for All Birds Flying South   Options       1:01:21 (Pop‑up)
Rider/Horse  Prawn Ranch   Options     *   1:04:31 (Pop‑up)
 
Loca the Pug  The Pug Who Can't Run   Options       1:21:31 (Pop‑up)
The Who  Dogs   Options       1:23:52 (Pop‑up)
Dave Van Ronk  I Buyed Me a Little Dog   Options       1:26:55 (Pop‑up)
Mary Hopkin  The Puppy Song   Options       1:30:44 (Pop‑up)
Boothby Graffoe  Planet Dog   Options       1:33:36 (Pop‑up)
Link Cromwell  Crazy Like A Fox   Options       1:36:29 (Pop‑up)
The Dead Space  Animal   Options     *   1:38:42 (Pop‑up)
Captain Sky  Wonder Worm   Options       1:41:37 (Pop‑up)
 
Cosmo Sheldrake  Tardigrade Song   Options       2:04:06 (Pop‑up)
Rhinoceros Funk  Sudden Sense of Rhino   Options       2:07:50 (Pop‑up)
The Flaming Lips  This Here Giraffe   Options       2:10:04 (Pop‑up)
Lisa Carbon  Duck Cha-Cha   Options       2:13:42 (Pop‑up)
Macie Stewart  Garter Snake   Options     *   2:17:02 (Pop‑up)
Bush Tetras  Snakes Crawl   Options       2:20:32 (Pop‑up)
 
Kitty Korner with Kathleen  Elton and Esme   Options  
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The Four Teens  Go Little Go Cat   Options with meowing      2:31:31 (Pop‑up)
Lord Kitchener  Cat Party in the Sky   Options       2:34:15 (Pop‑up)
The Singing Animal Lover  The Greatest Guinea Pig Song Ever Made!   Options       2:37:16 (Pop‑up)
Ben Mirin  Okavango   Options       2:38:34 (Pop‑up)
SingingDogs (Cody and Sierra)  Auld Lang Syne   Options       2:43:01 (Pop‑up)
Betty White  Morris Animal Foundation   Options       2:43:58 (Pop‑up)
Erik Satie    with chewing      2:45:41 (Pop‑up)
Nick Lucas  Bye Bye Blackbird   Options       2:51:44 (Pop‑up)
 
The Kinks  Animal Farm   Options       2:57:23 (Pop‑up)


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Listener comments!

  6:04am :::::::::::

Good morning and Happy Gregorian New Year, Amanda, Jim, and all Ban Anamalians!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:05am Jim the Poet:

Bye bye blackbird! Hello 2022!
  6:05am P-90:

Welcome to ‘22, Amanda and Jim! It will be a woof-y moo-y year for sure.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:12am Amanda:

Good morning all! Starting off with a few blackbirds singing in the dead of nite
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:14am Amanda:

I mean morning?
  6:15am P-90:

Giving the new year a very classy start imo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:16am Amanda:

Ha, P-90, you will stop thinking that once you hear the next selection!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:18am Jim the Poet:

My new year's resolution is to come up with funnier WFMU comment board comments
  6:19am P-90:

me too
  6:19am P-90:

Allan!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:26am citrus_in_la_la:

hello and hells bells! time to say bye bye, but i'm not leaving
kiss kiss
Me and Julie London gonna be over here gettin smoky..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:33am citrus_in_la_la:

this is making me pee my pants
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:34am citrus_in_la_la:

goddamn nutty squirrels! get out of my bladder!!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:36am Jim the Poet:

Also: I will be a badder animal in 2022!!!
  6:36am P-90:

Jim flew down to Rio for New Years? Excellent!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:40am micah:

Happy new year Jim, Amanda, and the entire Bad Animals community. This is the only time Im ever going to write "Happy New Year", let alone say it, because Im a grinch
  6:41am Rob from Maryland:

Happy New Year and good morning to everyone!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:41am Jim the Poet:

Hey Micah!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:42am Amanda:

So, micah, you're saying you are HAPPY this New Year? You admit it????

Good beastly morning to everyone chiming in! Welcome.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:43am Jim the Poet:

I am on the run from the fuzz
  6:43am Rob from Maryland:

I came in during the middle of Amanda's announcement. Jim the Poet, I hope your recovery is quick and you are back in the studio soon.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:43am micah:

no i am merely expressing happiness to others goddamit!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:44am Jim the Poet:

What I have I will never recover from ha ha
  6:44am Rob from Maryland:

As for me/us, we conked out at 10:30 last night and are only just waking up now
  6:45am Rob from Maryland:

Jim, that's good I guess?
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:46am Jim the Poet:

They don't have a cure for jimthepoetitis
  6:46am Rob from Maryland:

I'm not completely awake, so I read the name of the group Ley Line as Key Lime for a second. Maybe I should go eat something
  6:47am Rob from Maryland:

Jim, oh no! Is it contagious though?
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:48am Jim the Poet:

I tried to spread it but no one was going for it
  6:48am Rob from Maryland:

... and Dream Skills as Dream Skulls. Clearly I need more coffee too
  6:49am Rob from Maryland:

Jim, đŸ˜„
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:50am Amanda:

I got a bad case of Jimthepoetitis and the only cure is Jim the Poet!!!!!
  6:51am Rob from Maryland:

@Amanda, you have to *arrive* in Jersey City at 4:30 a.m. for this show? WOW
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:51am Doug in JC:

Good morning! Happy new year but I think we might be out of happy years
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:51am Jim the Poet:

Oh no!!! You too???
  6:52am Rob from Maryland:

@Amanda, noted about the cure for Jimthepoetitis 😊😊
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:59am Jim the Poet:

I would like extra timbuk please
  7:00am P-90:

Biologists know that some diseases can have beneficial effects on their hosts

  7:00am Rob from Maryland:

Timbuk4 for Jim the Poet
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:01am micah:

Jim The Poronavirus
Avatar 7:01am HyperDose:

New Year new Bad Animals :D
  7:02am P-90:

I’ll see your Timbuk 4 and raise you Timbuk 5
  7:05am Rob from Maryland:

Bravo Jim, for flying for us all! Great poem!
  7:06am P-90:

Very poetic. Thanks @Jim!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:11am Paulo AD:

Happy new year dudes :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:11am Paulo AD:

Managed to get home rona free whoop
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:19am alanSixÂș:

🐄 HNY word to the llama !
  7:19am P-90:

Sometimes hard to explain to a cow in labor that she’s pushing too hard
  7:20am Jackie G:

What was that about the cow uterus?
  7:21am P-90:

No, you can’t get it over the phone. Or from toilet seats.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:22am micah:

that would make a good segueway for a Wolfmother tune
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:23am alanSixÂș:

Awwww loca is adorable and drops F bombs!
  7:24am ?:

This dog has a cool accent
  7:26am Jackie G:

How much does a segueway weigh? More than a breadbox?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:27am Amanda:

@Jackie G, it is called uterine prolapse, happens a lot in cows!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:27am Doug in JC:

Alan, I saw you in the paper this week!
  7:31am Jackie G:

Betty White was a great lover animals.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:33am melinda:

Morning friends
Avatar 7:34am TDK60:

Good morning.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:37am Jim the Poet:

Invade us, planet dog
Avatar 7:38am HyperDose:

I think we're living on planet cat
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:40am Jim the Poet:

Are foxes really crazy or is everyone that is not a fox the truly crazy ones 🩊
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:40am Amanda:

Love this perspective on foxes
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:42am Strandlund:

Happy New Year all you animals!!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:42am alanSixÂș:

I got escorted off Bradley beach by a fox last summer while I was trying to sleep off a night and she seemed pretty rational to me
  7:42am Jackie G:

Chris Squire sings "Run With the Fox" on his Christmas album
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:42am Paulo AD:

Alan, I rember this story :)
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:43am alanSixÂș:

lol hi paolo
Avatar 7:43am HyperDose:

Happy New Year to you and yours, Strandlund & Paulo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:44am Paulo AD:

Happy new year HD :)
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:45am Jim the Poet:

Wonder worm!!!!!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:46am Strandlund:

Happy New Year to you as well HyperDose! I love the sound of "Planet Cat."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:47am Paulo AD:

My allergies would kill me on planet cat
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:49am Paulo AD:

I'm absolutely amazed I managed two weeks in the states and two 27 hour travel days and not get the rona!
Avatar 7:51am HyperDose:

Come back soon, Paulo. I owe you a pint (or three)!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:52am alanSixÂș:

Paolo that’s great - haven’t you been boosted a few times?
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:54am Strandlund:

Congratulations Paulo!! Luckily I've been able to dodge it as well...knock on wood.
  7:55am Jackie G:

The Dead Space song was pretty good.
  7:56am Jackie G:

Officer Krupke on whistle (uncredited)
Avatar 8:00am HyperDose:

*gasp* a bonded pair?! 😍
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:02am alanSixÂș:

Prime time đŸ€Ș
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:04am melinda:

Ooh, sounds nice Amanda
  8:05am P-90:

NEW CAT in ‘22? Big news! er
 “mews”?
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:07am Strandlund:

Spring starts in 77 days...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:07am Amanda:

@HyperDose, I believe they are!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:07am Amanda:

But we'll have to wait and get confirmation
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:08am Paulo AD:

Al, I'm on 4 shots now. They re saying they may lock the country down again this week
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:08am Paulo AD:

HD NYC is on th cards for my Brithday in july
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:08am Paulo AD:

Inshallah
  8:09am Rob from Maryland:

Tardigrade! How amusing.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:09am alanSixÂș:

Thanx for the shoutout Amanda - good luck on all the new things - Jim enjoy the trees, clean air and bad animals - I’ll be tuned in from the mighty garden state parkway Happy New Year yalls 🩊 👋
Avatar 8:10am HyperDose:

Safe travels, Alan!
@Paulo You're on, pal!
  8:19am LiXiviated Life:

hello bad animals and people
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:20am Amanda:

Hello!
  8:22am Kathleen from JC:

Happy New Year, Amanda and Jim. and fellow Animistas!
  8:25am LiXiviated Life:

holidays seem all neat and tidy this year
having fallen on the weeks end(s)
Avatar 8:26am HyperDose:

It's almost time for Kitty Kornerℱ! =^_^=
  8:28am Morgan:

morning amanda and all! so late to the show

  8:28am Marc15:

I am on my way to Shop Rite
  8:29am Chrissy of The Heights:

It’s the best feeling, Amanda! Happy New Year!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:29am happymaan:

Happy new years everyone!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:31am happymaan:

So I was kinda sleeping during the beginning of the show, I thought I heard a song saying "bye bye Bloomberg" but I'm not seeing it on the playlist...was I imagining it?
  8:31am Marc15:

Happy New Year, Amanda
  8:31am annette:

encouraging all to foster cats. if you are older, like me, foster an older feline
  8:32am Morgan:

aww my first cats were littermates
  8:33am P-90:

See? I’ve already got that Bye Bye Blackbird earworm. It will be with me all New Years Day ‘22, thanks to Bad Animals

Avatar 8:33am HyperDose:

Dang, they're cute!
  8:35am Kathleen from JC:

@Annette, that’s a wonderful that you foster older kitties! They’re almost always former house pets and do best in a home environment.
  8:35am Morgan:

they lived to be 17 and 21
  8:36am Kathleen from JC:

Littermate adoptions are great as @Morgan testifies!
  8:37am annette:

@morgan. most of my feline angels lived 18 - 22 years. you must be doing something right
  8:38am Morgan:

i think Im finally making the leap to adopt a dog this year too
  8:39am P-90:

Our family’s cats usually go 18-22 years too! That’s not an unreasonable goal at all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:39am Paulo AD:

Happy new year happymaan
  8:40am Rob from Maryland:

Das ist ne Emergency-Katze, oder? Oder?

https://twitter.com/Andvaka_/status/1477268511676370950

Sound on but don't turn WFMU off!
  8:40am annette:

anyone know about SPACE CATS??? just put up that 2022 calendar. is wildly weird. love it
  8:40am Morgan:

wow annette! you too. and likewise I adopted a senior for my third cat and he was awesome. he was very cool and mellow
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:40am happymaan:

Hey @Paulo Happy New Year!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:41am LastWhiteRhino:

Happy and Healthy 2022 Amanda and Jim. Enjoyed the "Sudden Sense of Rhino" song. Best wishes to all you animals for a great future.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:42am dale:

been listening, late signing in. happy new year amanda, jim the poet wherever you are and animal fanciers everywhere.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:42am Strandlund:

Thanks for the link and laugh @Rob from Maryland!! Love it!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:43am Ken From Hyde Park:

Good morning & Happy New Year, Jim & Amanda! Happy birthday, racehorses! I fondly remember the time DJ Chris M did three whole hours of "Bye Bye Blackbird" that time.
  8:43am Morgan:

@Kathleen They are! Its wonderful when they have a little sib to play and nap with
  8:45am seedfriend:

Happy new year!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:45am dale:

elton and esme are gorgeous.
  8:46am annette:

great toons, Jim, Amanda. thank gawd you r not playing
" meowey christmas" something in it made Bijoux freak out
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:46am LastWhiteRhino:

@ happyman: Happy New Year to you and your significantly younger wife :)
Avatar 8:47am HyperDose:

@annette & P-90 That was my experience too until my most recent kitty I only had for 10yrs. But I was lucky to spend almost every minute of it with him. Cherish the time you have with them ❀
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:48am Strandlund:

Our entire Cat Clan wishes everyone a safe and prosperous New Year!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:49am Amanda:

I wish a wonderful, healthy and prosperous New Year to every creature out there listening. Maybe Elton and Esme more than the others.
Avatar 8:50am HyperDose:

I see good things in Elton and Esme's shared future! đŸ”źđŸ’«
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:51am happymaan:

@LastWR, LOL, now I sound like weirdo. Happy new year!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:51am Strandlund:

Bonded Buddies are the Best!!
  8:51am Kathleen from JC:

Amen, @HyperDose. We never know how long we have together with our furry pals.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:52am happymaan:

I'm very pleased to say that the meds for russells collapsed trachea are working very well, he's no longer coughing.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:52am happymaan:

I did make a video of Russell crying in the car outside the vet to send to Bad Animals.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:52am dale:

did satie call this piece ennui?
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:53am Dano59:

I discovered Cat at the Party by Basic Bi*ches last night. Fun!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:53am dale:

ennui with chewing, i meant. the failure of mastication.
  8:54am Morgan:

Thank you Amanda! You too
Avatar 8:54am TDK60:

Thanks, and happy new year, DJ Amanda.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:55am LastWhiteRhino:

Nick Lucas' voice sounds like a cross between Tiny Tim and Kate Smith.
  8:55am Rob from Maryland:

Thanks for the show Amanda, and happy new year to you and all the listeners!
  8:55am Morgan:

ha rhino, I thought that was tiny tim
Avatar 8:57am HyperDose:

Thank you Amanda and Jim. Always an eclectically balanced mix of zany and soothing!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:57am dale:

no sex scandals around her. no stories of throwing her tea service at the maid. who wouldn't love her?
  8:58am Morgan:

Amanda get a cat get a cat get a cat
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:58am dale:

how dick van patten got betty buckley in 8 is enough is still a mystery to me.
  8:58am annette:

thanks for the show. great positive start for this year.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:00am citrus_in_la_la:

best new years song. thank you!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:00am citrus_in_la_la:

let the sun shine bright dammit
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am Amanda:

Good Saturday to everyone and HYNY! Thanks so much for listening today!
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