Busy Doing Nothing with Charlie Options | A virtual supermarket sweep of recorded history, with an emphasis on processed cheese.

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Playlist for 12 February 2007 Options | Striking a (lost) chord

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Artist Song Album Label Approx. start time
Jack Nitzsche  Rumble   Options Hearing Is Believing: The Jack Nitzsche Story  Ace  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
The Salsoul Orchestra  Getaway   Options Anthology  Salsoul/ The Right Stuff  0:01:56 (Pop‑up)
Lio  Les Brunes Comptent pas Pour des Prunes   Options Pop Model  Ze  0:06:04 (Pop‑up)
Stereo Total  C'est la Mort   Options Stereo Total  Bobsled  0:08:59 (Pop‑up)
Mel Torme  Cast Your Fate to the Wind   Options The Mel Torme Collection 1944-1985 (box set)  Rhino  0:11:47 (Pop‑up)
The Blue Rondos  Baby I Go for You   Options Joe Meek Freakbeat: You're Holding Me Down (various artists)  Castle  0:14:02 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Bunny Kick   Options Uh-Oh!  Asphodel  0:16:04 (Pop‑up)
Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton  Tomorrow Is Forever   Options The Essential Porter and Dolly  RCA  0:19:20 (Pop‑up)
Amy Allison  Cheaters World   Options The Maudlin Years  Koch  0:21:55 (Pop‑up)
Phillip Bimstein  EatDrinkGambleSex, from Casino   Options Larkin Gifford's Harmonica  Starkland  0:25:02 (Pop‑up)
Stark Effect  Bunnyrabbits, Satan, Cheese and Milk   Options Mic in Track  Comfort Stand  0:28:07 (Pop‑up)
Charles Blackwell Orchestra  Supercar Theme   Options Barry Gray website    0:30:39 (Pop‑up)
The Teardrop Explodes  When I Dream   Options Zoology  Head Heritage  0:33:00 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Lionel Shuffle   Options Go Low  Shadow  0:36:50 (Pop‑up)
Filastine  Palmares, featuring Dorothy Lemoult   Options Burn It  Soot  0:40:38 (Pop‑up)
Elysian Fields  Life's a Gas   Options Great Jewish Music: Marc Bolan (various artists)  Tzadik  0:42:55 (Pop‑up)
People Like Us & Ergo Phizmiz  Beyond Perpetuum   Options Honeysuckle Boulevard  none  0:47:11 (Pop‑up)
Freakwater  You've Never Been This Far Before   Options Feels Like the Third Time  Thrill Jockey  0:52:26 (Pop‑up)
Bob Dorough  I've Got Just About Everything   Options Just About Everything  Focus  0:55:14 (Pop‑up)
Dino, Desi & Billy  Thru Spray Colored Glasses   Options The Mad, Mad World of Soundtracks (various artists)  Motor  0:59:23 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Michel Magne 
Melodie en sous-sol   Options Orchestral Party, Act 2 (various artists)  St-Germain de Pres/ Desco  1:01:14 (Pop‑up)
Daedelus  Playing Parties   Options Invention  Plug Research  1:04:58 (Pop‑up)
Codex Machine  S.P.Y.   Options Man vs Monkey  Womb  1:08:17 (Pop‑up)
Mrs. Miller  The Shadow of Your Smile   Options Mrs. Elva Miller    1:12:34 (Pop‑up)
The Bobby McGee's  Ivor Cutler Is Dead   Options Yes Please!  Cherryade  1:14:55 (Pop‑up)
Guitar Ensemble  Don't Say Love   Options You-n-You  private release, 1971  1:16:15 (Pop‑up)
Ruth Etting  You're the Cream in My Coffee   Options     1:19:23 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
World Standard 
The Lonely Driver, 1952   Options Country Gazette  Asphodel  1:23:26 (Pop‑up)
Kumisolo  Satellites Talk   Options (first heard live on Phuj Phactory with Ergo Phizmiz, 22 November 2006)    1:31:14 (Pop‑up)
Leonard Bernstein  Discusses Humor in Music   Options Discusses Humor in Music  Columbia  1:35:05 (Pop‑up)
Jimmy Durante  I'm the Guy Who Found the Lost Chord   Options In Person  MGM  1:36:48 (Pop‑up)
Willem Breuker  Hawa Hawa   Options De Onderste Steen  Entr'acte  1:40:01 (Pop‑up)
The Meters  9 'til 5   Options Look-ka Py Py  Rounder  1:43:36 (Pop‑up)
Parliament  Ride On   Options Chocoloate City  Casablanca  1:46:20 (Pop‑up)
10cc  The Sacro-iliac   Options Sheet Music  UK  1:49:38 (Pop‑up)
Sainkho Namtchylak  Mogeler Dugajinda Iri   Options Time Out:Seven Songs for Tuva  Ponderosa  1:55:29 (Pop‑up)
Mayo Thompson  The Lesson   Options Corky's Debt to His Father  Drag City  1:58:21 (Pop‑up)
Ween  Right to the Ways and the Rules of the World   Options The Pod  Shimmy Disc  2:01:19 (Pop‑up)
The Bran Flakes  Put a Hump in Your Back   Options I Remember When I Break Down  Ovenguard  2:06:11 (Pop‑up)
Frances Langford, with George Raft  I'm in the Mood for Love   Options Every Night at Eight (1935, soundtrack)  Caliban  2:10:58 (Pop‑up)
The Unknown Crooner  All of Me   Options found cassette    2:12:58 (Pop‑up)
Teiji Ito  Teiji's Song   Options King Ubu  Tzadik  2:15:22 (Pop‑up)
Dion McGregor  The Scavenger Hunt   Options The Further Somniliquies of Dion McGregor  Torpor Vigil  2:17:52 (Pop‑up)
Takeshi Terauchi and Bunnys  Theme from Swan Lake   Options Let's Go Classics  Zippy  2:21:40 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
loop from Symphony in Three Movements   Options Igor conducting  Columbia  2:25:09 (Pop‑up)
Deerhunter  Cryptograms   Options Cryptograms  Kranky  2:30:28 (Pop‑up)
Camera Obscura  If Looks Could Kill   Options If Looks Could Kill  Merge  2:34:46 (Pop‑up)
Terry & The Tunisians  Tom-Tom   Options What Does a Girl Do? Femme Pop from the President Vault (various artists)  President  2:38:24 (Pop‑up)
Cleo  Les Fauves   Options Ultra Chicks vol. 1 (various artists)  none  2:39:55 (Pop‑up)
Maryann  Funkytown   Options singshot.com    2:42:03 (Pop‑up)
Franie Laine  Swamp Girl   Options Sings His All Time Favorites  Wing/ Mercury  2:46:12 (Pop‑up)
Alex Chilton  April in Paris   Options Set  Bar None  2:49:17 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
At It Again   Options Interlude with Fun Machine  Starlight Furniture Company  2:52:41 (Pop‑up)
Lubos Fiser  And the Last   Options Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (soundtrack)  B-Music  2:58:05 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

  10:50pm Bee:

I was doing the sacro-iliac, and now I can't feel my thighs.
Ah, there they are.
  8:48am One Spinal Cracker:

I also wanted to play Everybody's Twistin' by Frank Sinatra, which has a sacro-iliac line, but couldn't find a copy of it.
-- Charlie
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