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Playlist for 08 May 2006 Options | The shopping-torture syndicate took my baby away

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Artist Song Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Mel Brooks  Hope for the Best, Expect the Worst   Options Mel Brooks' Greatest Hits  Asylum    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Hermine  Torture   Options Obey the New Wave (Douglas Wolk's 2001 WFMU marathon premium)      0:02:00 (Pop‑up)
Jimmy Gordon  Test Pattern   Options Buzz Buzz Buzzzzzz vol. 2 (various aritsts)  Arf Arf    0:05:06 (Pop‑up)
Henry Mancini  March of the Cue Balls   Options Mr. Lucky (soundtrack)  RCA    0:07:44 (Pop‑up)
Jon Rose  What Shall We Buy?   Options Violin Music for Supermarkets  Megaphone    0:11:08 (Pop‑up)
Steve Fisk  Lying in Texas   Options Over and Through the Night  K    0:13:19 (Pop‑up)
Messer fur Frau Muller  track 18   Options Hyper Utesov Presents      0:19:07 (Pop‑up)
Xerox Corporation  Take It From Here   Options Take It From Here  Xerox Corporation  365 Days, #104, April 14  0:24:01 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Brother Jack McDuff 
The Natural Thing   Options The Natural Thing  Cadet    0:27:15 (Pop‑up)
Bley-Peacock  I Belong to a World That's Destroying Itself   Options Synthesizer Show  Polydor    0:32:55 (Pop‑up)
Deerhoof  A-Town Test Site   Options The Man, The King, The Girl  Kill Rock Stars    0:37:10 (Pop‑up)
Raymond Scott and Dorothy Collins  Dedicatory Piece to the Crew and Passengers of the First Experimental Rocket Express to the Moon   Options At Home with Dorothy and Raymond  mp3 library    0:39:33 (Pop‑up)
The Shirelles  Baby It's You   Options Very Best of  Rhino    0:43:01 (Pop‑up)
unknown  Oh Mother, the Handsome Man Tortures Me   Options Choubi Choubi! Folk and Pop Sounds from Iraq (various artists)  Sublime Frequencies    0:44:59 (Pop‑up)
The Dave Clark Five  Time   Options Glad All Over  Epic    0:48:09 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Cabaret Voltaire 
Loosen the Clamp   Options The Original Sound of Sheffield  Mute    0:50:32 (Pop‑up)
Ute Lemper  You Were Meant for Me   Options Punishing Kiss  Decca    0:54:21 (Pop‑up)
Lotte Lenya  Moritat (The Ballad of Mack the Knife)   Options The Lotte Lenya Album  Columbia    0:59:18 (Pop‑up)
Ramones  The KKK Took My Baby Away   Options Pleasant Dreams  Sire    1:02:20 (Pop‑up)
Ray Charles  Two Years of Torture   Options The Genius of Ray Charles  Atlantic    1:04:46 (Pop‑up)
Vera Hamilton  But I Ain't No More (G.S.T.S.K.D.T.S.)   Options Feelin' Bitchy (Monica's 2005 Marathon Premium)      1:08:10 (Pop‑up)
Music fur Allum  Communismen Is Back in Town   Options Twice  Trum Trum    1:10:34 (Pop‑up)
Delta Rhythm Boys  Flicka fran Backafall   Options Guldkorn  Metronome    1:12:16 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Hugh LeCaine 
Organ Experiments with Pitch Control   Options Compositions / Demonstrations  EMF    1:14:41 (Pop‑up)
Agamenon  Todos Rien de Mi   Options Todos Rien de Mi  Guerssen    1:19:18 (Pop‑up)
Family Affair  Bye Bye Blues   Options Revive  Fern    1:22:56 (Pop‑up)
Bert Williams  I'm Sorry I Ain't Got It   Options His Final Releases, 1919-1922  Archeophone    1:26:51 (Pop‑up)
Four Vagabonds  It Can't Be Wrong   Options (originally 78-rpm record, 1943)  Bluebird    1:29:41 (Pop‑up)
Hallelujah Chicken Run Band  Mudzimu Ndiringe   Options Take One (1974-1979)  Alula/Analog Africa    1:32:11 (Pop‑up)
DJ Logic  Afro Beat   Options Zen of Logic  Ropeadope    1:35:19 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Arne Nordheim 
Polypoly   Options Electric  Rune Grammofon    1:40:31 (Pop‑up)
Heller Corporation  Creative Freakout (side one)   Options Creative Freakout    365 Days, #035, February 4  1:45:59 (Pop‑up)
Miranda July  Medical Wonder   Options The Binet-Simon Test  Kill Rock Stars    1:58:56 (Pop‑up)
John Shuttleworth & Family  I'm Swimming With Sharon   Options mp3 from WFMU's Beware of the Blog      2:06:55 (Pop‑up)
Cibo Matto  The Candy Man   Options Viva! La Woman  Warner Bros.    2:10:55 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Raymond Scott 
Tempo Block   Options Soothing Sounds for Baby  Basta    2:13:58 (Pop‑up)
Marzipan Marzipan  Take These Chains   Options EP 3  Marzipan Marzipan  playing on this program May 22  2:20:34 (Pop‑up)
Scott Walker  Psoriatic   Options The Drift  4AD    2:22:31 (Pop‑up)
Nobukazu Takemura  Obaoba   Options Songbook  Bubble Core/Childisc    2:28:28 (Pop‑up)
Ken Nordine  Reaching Into In   Options The Beat Generation (box)  Rhino    2:36:49 (Pop‑up)
Pram  Little Scars   Options Sargasso Sea  Too Pure    2:39:08 (Pop‑up)
64 Spoons  Norman's Dog   Options demo tape      2:43:25 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Piero Umiliani 
Power Stations   Options The Man and the City  Right Tempo    2:46:10 (Pop‑up)
Shirley Scott  Yes Indeed   Options Soul Searchin'  Prestige    2:50:25 (Pop‑up)
Lalo Schifrin  More Plot, from "Submarine"   Options The Best of Mission Impossible  GNP Crescendo    2:56:53 (Pop‑up)