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Playlist for 24 July 2006 Options | Top of the heap

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Artist Song Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Bernard Bonnier  I Can't Sing   Options Musique Concrete  Creel Pone    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Faust  So Far (alternative)   Options BBC Sessions +  ReR    0:05:42 (Pop‑up)
Ken Field  A Space in a Place   Options Subterranea  OODiscs    0:09:50 (Pop‑up)
unknown  Northeastern Provincial Frequencies   Options Radio Thailand: Transmissions from the Tropical Kingdom (various artists)  Sublime Frequencies    0:13:55 (Pop‑up)
Guitar Ensemble  The You-n-You   Options You-n-You  none    0:17:20 (Pop‑up)
Paul Lynde, Ann-Margret, Mary LaRoche, Bryan Russell  Hymn for a Sunday Evening   Options Bye Bye Birdie (soundtrack)  RCA  Ed Sullivan  0:20:15 (Pop‑up)
The Continental Co-ets  Let's Live for the Present   Options 7-inch single  Get Hip    0:22:46 (Pop‑up)
Don Knotts  The Reluctant Astronaut (dialogue excerpt)   Options The "Rude Video Store Employee Experience" Post-Trauma Self-Help Kit (Mark Allen's 2006 WFMU Marathon Premium)  none  Go ahead and visit Mark Allen!  0:25:15 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Hugh LeCaine 
Organ Experiment with Pitch Control   Options Compositions/Demonstrations  EMF    0:26:48 (Pop‑up)
Esma Redzhepova  Cigancia Mala   Options The Art of Seduction: Gypsy Nights  Empire Musicwerks    0:31:41 (Pop‑up)
"Whispering" Jack Smith  Clap Yo Hands   Options Fascinating Rhythm: The Broadway Gershwin (various artists)  RCA    0:34:00 (Pop‑up)
Joanna Newsom  Swansea   Options The Milk-Eyed Mender  Drag City    0:36:29 (Pop‑up)
Fast Forward  The Dream State   Options Panhandling  Lovely Music    0:41:35 (Pop‑up)
DJ Pantshead & Evolution Control Committee  Yugoslavia   Options Weapons of Ass Destruction  Evolution Control Committee    0:45:49 (Pop‑up)
DJ Pantshead & Evolution Control Committee  Apache Money   Options Weapons of Ass Destruction  Evolution Control Committee    0:46:58 (Pop‑up)
Lucas  Buttons and Bows   Options Lucas and Friends Discover a World of Sound    Collected by Pea Hicks, member of the group Optiganally Yours, and renowned expert on the Optigan.  0:49:52 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
World Standard 
The Lonely Driver 1952   Options Country Gazette  Asphodel    0:51:09 (Pop‑up)
Bernard Herrmann  Obsession: Main Title, Valse Lente, Kidnap   Options Welles Raises Kane/The Devil & Daniel Webster/Obsession  Unicorn-Kanchana    0:56:51 (Pop‑up)
The Noisettes  Zen Picnic   Options Songs from Over There (Scott's 2006 WFMU Marathon Premium)  none  Visit Scott Williams, why doncha?
This song is also on the Noisettes album Oconee Meadows, put out by Festival of Failure.
1:02:51 (Pop‑up)
unknown  marching band commentator   Options Eavesdrop: A Wealth Of Found Sound  Jacob Smigel    1:08:27 (Pop‑up)
Los Jardineros  Yuca y Name (Cassava and Yam)   Options Best of  Yazoo    1:10:33 (Pop‑up)
Farmers Market  Les Paul, More John   Options Farmers Market  Winter & Winter    1:13:13 (Pop‑up)
Les Hauts de Plafond  ... (track 1)   Options Musique d'appartement a tendance radicale... peut-etre  Sonore    1:16:22 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Les Hauts de Plafond 
...   Musique d'appartement a tendance radicale... peut-etre  Sonore    1:18:59 (Pop‑up)
Bad Livers  Lust for Life   Options Covered (various artists)  Obsessive    1:22:42 (Pop‑up)
Faders  No Sleep Tonight   Options Plug in and Play  Universal  heard in this fine film  1:24:37 (Pop‑up)
Beastie Boys  No Sleep Till Brooklyn   Options Licensed to Ill  Def Jam    1:27:34 (Pop‑up)
Peggy Lee  I Enjoy Being a Girl   Options Latin ala Lee  Capitol    1:31:08 (Pop‑up)
Fint Tillsammans  I Mitt Piano   Options Min Fender  Silence    1:33:22 (Pop‑up)
Fountains of Wayne  Barbara H   Options Fountains of Wayne  Tag/Atlantic    1:35:33 (Pop‑up)
John's Children  Just What You Want, Just What You'll Get   Options Head Sounds from the Bam Caruso Waxworks (various artists)  RPM    1:38:39 (Pop‑up)
Zalman Yanovsky  Alive and Well in Argentina   Options Alive and Well in Argentina  mp3 library    1:41:40 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Las Comadrejas 
Oaxacatelas   Options We Are Ugly, But We Have the Music  Comad    1:44:05 (Pop‑up)
El Perro del Mar  God Knows (You Gotta Give to Get)   Options El Perro del Mar  Memphis Industries    1:48:07 (Pop‑up)
Judy Collins  Pirate Jenny   Options In My Life  Elektra    1:51:44 (Pop‑up)
Irwin & The Hoof & Mouth Sinfonia  Next   Options live, at the WFMU 2001 marathon  none    1:55:53 (Pop‑up)
The Id  The Rake   Options The Inner Sounds of The Id  World in Sound    1:59:25 (Pop‑up)
Octopus  Harold Knows (Better Than You)   Options Octopus  ESP-Disk    2:01:23 (Pop‑up)
Muffletoes  Schooldogs Rule the Halls   Options Da Hip Hop Raskalz  Dave Soldier    2:06:05 (Pop‑up)
The Partridge Family  Point Me in the Direction of Albuquerque   Options Greatest Hits  Arista    2:07:33 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Thomas Stronen 
Dispatches   Options Pohlitz  Rune Grammofon    2:11:39 (Pop‑up)
Leichtmetall  Wir Sind Blumen   Options Wir Sind Blumen  Karaoke Kalk    2:16:34 (Pop‑up)
Mundo Ninos  El Gato Malo (The Bad Cat)   Options This Is a Beat!    Roberto Rodriguez & Susie Ibarra  2:20:31 (Pop‑up)
Rosa Passos  Edredon de Seda   Options Rosa  Telarc    2:24:00 (Pop‑up)
Eileen Romey  Live and Learn   Options Eileen Romey Sings  mp3 library (orig. Audio Fidelity) 

2:27:55 (Pop‑up)
Don Thompson  Swanee   Options Vanity... Thy Name Is Monica's 2006 WFMU Marathon Premium  none  Visit Monica, already!  2:30:47 (Pop‑up)
Ethel Merman  You're the Top   Options Respect: A Century of Women in Music (various artists)  Rhino    2:33:17 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Obeng Ungu & Julan Buntu with Group 
Menyelam Pakai Pipa Udara   Options 1951: Sumatran Ladies Wearing Hats Outlawed by Government  Hot Air    2:36:12 (Pop‑up)
Incredible String Band  You Get Brighter   Options Wee Tam  Hannibal    2:44:04 (Pop‑up)
Dragibus  Ahora que Vamos Despacio   Options Tutti Frutti  Autobus    2:49:35 (Pop‑up)
ZNR  Enchevetrement Desordonne   Options Traite de Mecanique Populaire  Invisible (1978)/Buda (reissue)    2:53:03 (Pop‑up)
The Fibonaccis  Narcissist   Options Repressed: The Best of, 1981-1987  Restless    2:56:24 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Igor Stravinsky 
loop from Symphony in Three Movements, mvmnt 1   Options Igor conducts  Columbia