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Playlist for 09 February 2012 Options | Not your typical group of girls and girl groups

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Vivian Girls

Artist Song Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Billy Tipton Memorial Saxaphone Quartet  Tri-Monk   Options Box  New World Records     
Charming Hostess  Dali Tzerni   Options Eat  Vaccination    0:03:17 (Pop‑up)
Rasputina  Transylvania Concubine   Options Thanks for the Ether  Columbia    0:05:54 (Pop‑up)
Roches  Nurds   Options Nurds  Warner Bros.    0:08:47 (Pop‑up)
Al Casey with the K-C-Ettes  Guitars, Guitars, Guitars   Options Girls With Guitars (various artists)  Ace    0:12:41 (Pop‑up)
Breeders  Flipside   Options Last Splash  4AD    0:14:46 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Bunny Kick   Options Uh-oh!  Asphodel    0:16:43 (Pop‑up)
Dara Puspita  Pip Pip Yeah   Options 1966-1968  Sublime Frequencies    0:22:38 (Pop‑up)
Havanna Exotica  Surfin' on M.O.O.G.   Options Sushi 3003 (various artists)  Bungalow    0:24:20 (Pop‑up)
The Girls  Rocket for Girls   Options Greek Garage Bands comp      0:27:08 (Pop‑up)
The Womenfolk  Reno, Nevada   Options Man Oh Man!  RCA Victor    0:29:48 (Pop‑up)
Boswell Sisters  Dinah   Options 78 (originally)  Brunswick    0:31:52 (Pop‑up)
Les Triplettes de Belleville  Belleville Rende-zvous   Options The Triplets of Belleville (soundtrack)  Delabel    0:35:11 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Shudder to Think 
pH Balanced   Options High Art (soundtrack)  Velvel    0:38:22 (Pop‑up)
Satanicpornocultshop  Left-Handed Darling   Options Arkhaio-melisi-dono-phuni-kheratos  Some Bizzare    0:44:31 (Pop‑up)
Chad and Jeremy  Like I Love You Today   Options Yesterday's Gone  World Artists    0:46:47 (Pop‑up)
Yukari Fresh  If You Love Something, Set It Free (featuring Schoniff Singers)   Options Cityrama  Escalator    0:49:09 (Pop‑up)
Chordettes  Mr Sandman   Options   Cadence    0:52:19 (Pop‑up)
Emperor Penguin  Magic Beams   Options Mysterious Pony  My Pal God    0:55:04 (Pop‑up)
Solex  A Round Figure   Options The Laughing Stock Of Indie Rock  Arena Rock    0:57:55 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Piero Umiliani 
Produzione   Options Musica Elettronica Vol. 2  Easy Tempo    1:00:44 (Pop‑up)
Tune-Yards  Biznis   Options W H O K I L L      1:04:23 (Pop‑up)
Quarteto em Cy e Tamba Trio  O Mar E Meu Chão   Options Som Definitivo  Forma    1:08:48 (Pop‑up)
Dionne Warwick  Walk the Way You Talk   Options Very Dionne  Scepter    1:12:02 (Pop‑up)
Laurie Anderson  Walk the Dog   Options 7-inch single  One Ten Records    1:14:48 (Pop‑up)
People Like Us  When I Was Young   Options 7-inch  For Us    1:19:58 (Pop‑up)
Scala Choir and Kolacny Brothers  Dream On   Options Dream On  Pias    1:24:17 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
World Standard 
The Lonely Driver 1952   Options Country Gazette  Asphodel    1:27:47 (Pop‑up)
Andy Bey & The Bey Sisters  Hallelujah, I Love Her So   Options Andy Bey & The Bey Sisters  Prestige    1:32:41 (Pop‑up)
Windborne Trio  Kalos Khelkhvavi   Options With Wand'ring Feet  self-released    1:34:45 (Pop‑up)
Miriam Makeba  Kulo Nyaka   Options Sangoma  Warner Bros.    1:36:27 (Pop‑up)
Free Design  Pineapple Crabapple   Options There Is a Song  Ambrotype; Light in the Attic    1:38:49 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Pointer Sisters 
That's How I Feel   Options self-titled  Blue Thumb    1:42:28 (Pop‑up)
Three Degrees  Collage   Options The Sound of Philadelphia (various artists)  Soul Jazz    1:45:47 (Pop‑up)
Vivian Girls  I Heard You Say   Options Share the Joy  Polyvinyl    1:48:28 (Pop‑up)
Pussycats  I Want Your Love   Options 7-inch single (originally)  Columbia    1:51:18 (Pop‑up)
Ann Jones and Her Western Sweethearts  Let the Love Bug Bite   Options Ann Jones and Her Western Sweethearts  Cattle Compact    1:53:27 (Pop‑up)
Tammys  Egyptian Shumba   Options Lou Christie & The Tammys: Egyptian Shumba  RPM    1:55:32 (Pop‑up)
K. Flay  No Duh (lyrics here)   Options       1:57:48 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Pointer Sisters 
That's How I Feel   Options self-titled  Blue Thumb     

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2/8 12:23pm charlie:

I'm early. It's actually yesterday. Well, it's today now, but it will be yesterday by the time you read this.
  11:52am glenn:

"just because the past wasn't fucked up in the present doesn't mean the present wasn't fucked up ion the past".
  11:55am Michael:

Looks like a Lower East Side version of Bye Bye Birdie. Hiya Charlie!
  11:55am listener james from westwood:

good thursday, all; hey there charlie!
  11:57am Alf from Upstate:

Welcome back Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am charlie:

hi all earlybirds!
there is only now!
no past no future...
  11:58am ndbob:

heya Charlie and everyone!
  12:02pm jill:

"Today is the tomorrow we worried about yesterday" - and it ain't so bad.
Greetings all!
  12:03pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Charlie! It snowed here in Jersey City yesterday. I thought you might like to know.
  12:04pm listener james from westwood:

westwood got a dusting. lasted long enough to be pretty under early-february sun and blue skies, but has all melted now. love when i don't have to shovel it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:05pm charlie:

Hello Glenn, Michael, James, Alf, Bob, Jill, Wendy!
Snow, eh? Heh heh. No snow here....
  12:05pm Doug S.:

You go, girl(s).
  12:07pm Ike:

Greetings, humans!
  12:08pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Wow, no snow up there? I'll try to bring some with me when I come up!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:08pm charlie:

well hello Ike!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:10pm charlie:

there was a little, Wendy, but it's all melting!
  12:13pm Webhamster Henry:

Good afternoon, Charlie. Nice to hear your show again!
  12:14pm Michael:

Amazingly, no snow in Boston!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:15pm charlie:

Hi Henry! Thanks for dropping by. Nice to be back...
  12:17pm glenn:

no snow in trawna. the rasputins are way cute.
  12:19pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Oh no, it's not like any of the snow is still on the ground or anywhere. It all melted. But at least we had some semblance of winter.
  12:20pm ndbob:

And no snow in North Dakota....... wonder who the K-C-ettes really are
  12:21pm ndbob:

ever hear any of the Billy Tipton records anyone?
  12:25pm Brian en Angleterre:

Baby you drive my snowmobile. Hello Charlie
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:26pm charlie:

"baby you can drive my snowmobile"
we bought a snowblower last winter!
hi brian
  12:28pm Brian en Angleterre:

The Neil Jung records & pictures on the wall are confusing images with bedspread and chicks.
  12:30pm jill:

the 80s was a confusing time
  12:31pm glenn:

i used to love skidooing (canadian spelling). many hours of fun as a young pup.
  12:32pm ndbob:

Nice version of this song - Their version o f"Little Boxes" was the shortest record to make the Top 100.
  12:32pm Brian en Angleterre:

Puts me in mind of Luscious Jackson for no pertickler reason
  12:32pm ?:

shades of the bitter end
  12:33pm glenn:

way to pull that bit of trivia out of your hat, ndbob.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:34pm charlie:

Love those Hot 100 facts, Bob!
  12:37pm Brian en Angleterre:

ndbob .......and the longest. Oh no not Hey Dude!!!!
  12:37pm listener james from westwood:

any reason's a good reason to be put in mind of luscious jackson
  12:37pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Ooh ooh! It took me awhile to get around to seeing The Triplets of Belleville, but when I did, I asked myself, "What took ya so long, Wendy?" What a sweet and fascinating film.
  12:38pm Brian en Angleterre:

Spinach omelette tonight james. Git paddlin', might need an icebreaker
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:38pm charlie:

nice music too!
  12:39pm still b/p:

The Triplettes are singing.
And in 3 of the playlist pictures we have 3 girls.
In these 3 pictures we have 3 girls:
In these many pictures we have 3 girls:
  12:40pm Brian en Angleterre:

Wendy. Had some lovely Taleggio last night put me in mind of Raclette.
  12:41pm Van in DC:

Oh, hi there
  12:43pm glenn:

don't forget the picture at the top, b/p.
  12:44pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Brian, Taleggio is one of my favorite cheeses in the world. Mmm! I like Raclette, too, but more for melting or cooking than table use (although it's not a bad table cheese). If you like Taleggio, seek out Brescianella Stagionata. It's from Lombardia, Italy and is sort of like a smaller Taleggio, but I find it more yeasty and sweet (milky sweet, not candy sweet) than pungent. Fabulous cheese.
  12:45pm still b/p:

I did forget the teen scene trio. 4....4 playlist pictures of 3. And 1 of 4.
  12:48pm Brian en Angleterre:

Wendy, will do. Do not need much encouragement. My next door neighbour brought some cheese back from his last visit to his relatives in Italy. They make their own cheese. Very good. You can only dream of doing this, it is still rural enough there to achieve this.
  12:51pm Sleepless Holly in NC:

Oh my gosh. I can't listen now, have to go get a haveaheart trap for the LOUD & FIESTY critters escaping the winter weather under my house, but what an amazing playlist! Amazing! I can't wait to listen later. Billy Tipton Memorial Quartet, Boswell Sisters, Charming Hostess, beyond cool.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:52pm charlie:

thanks, Holly, you're a peach.
you could borrow one of our traps if you want!
  12:53pm Brian en Angleterre:

Chad & Jeremy, a wild card, Charlie?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:53pm charlie:

Weren't they girls?
  12:57pm Brian en Angleterre:

Two English chaps who jumped on the Brit bandwagon in the 60s. Think Peter & Gordon, Crispian St Peters who said he was going to be bigger than Elvis whoever he is!!
  12:57pm glenn:

Wingfield’s World made me miss the rural world inhabited by my grandmother. One line, in which a local counsels Walt on how to handle unwanted critters, was startlingly reminiscent of her: “You get one of those humane traps – it’s called a Havahart Trap – and you trap the ’coon in the humane trap. Then you beat it to death with a shovel.” One of her favourite topics was beating rodents to death with a shovel. She was worried that if I wasn’t prepared to acknowledge the need to kill, that I wouldn’t get very far in this world – a worry that Walt’s neighbours share for him.
a bit out of context, but trust me it's very funny.
  1:00pm Brian en Angleterre:

Someone asked me the difference twixt a spade and a shovel the other day. I thought it was bleedin' obvious.
  1:07pm Wendy del Formaggio:

I used to sell coffee with Merrill (Tune-Yards)! I love her and her music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:08pm charlie:

Sounds funny, Glenn.
Yeah, look at a deck of cards for spade shape!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:08pm charlie:

I am in the mood for cheese, actually...
besides the cheese I play here...
  1:10pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Charlie, you're in the right state if you hanker for a hunka cheese.
  1:11pm Gary Mitchell:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:12pm charlie:

You're intoxicated already, Gary?
Welcome aboard!
  1:12pm glenn:

The only difference between a shovel and a spade is the scooping tip. The very bottom edge on a spade is completely flat. This is surprising, because the spade shape in cards looks like the head of a shovel, which comes to a pointed tip in the middle. Another difference between spades and shovels is their intended use.
  1:13pm Gary Mitchell:

usually don't indulge this early in the day
  1:14pm Gary Mitchell:

Very Burt
  1:15pm Sleepless Holly in NC:

@Charlie - thank you!
@glenn -
I would've loved your Gram, sounds like my Gram. She taught me the importance of humanely killing critters that needed to be killed (generally with a shovel) -& also that standing on a chair, skirts up, screaming like a baby if a spider is spotted within a ten foot radius is both irrational & totally OK ;-) Also said sighting earns one a chocolate pudding reward for not keeling over altogether.
  1:16pm Wendy del Formaggio:

I love Dionne. And this is a Bacharach/David song I never heard before! Thanks, Charlie!
  1:16pm still b/p:

There there's the loy...
If you're Irish, come into the toolshed.
  1:16pm Webhamster Henry:

Steven Sondheim to Laurie A: The woods are just trees, the trees are just wood.
  1:17pm glenn:

no, that's a line from a play called letter from wingfield farms. nothing to do with me. i lifted the whole passage from the montreal gazette.
  1:21pm Gary Mitchell:

walk your dog on the wild side
  1:27pm listener james from westwood:

never saw the social network, but when scala's creep was used during the first cinema teaser, i smiled broadly in my fmu-listener way.
  1:30pm Doug S.:

Charlie, your talkover music is always so exquisite.
  1:31pm Dan in Seattle:

Loving this show.
  1:38pm still b/p:

I looked up Miriam Makeba's obit about 30 minutes ago.
  1:40pm Sleepless Holly in NC:

Charlie the playlist has me salivating!

@Glenn, no matter, it's a lovely, relatable anecdote.
Who's the playwright? I'm only familiar with Judith Thompson & Michel Tremblay, as far as Canadian playwrights go.
  1:40pm Webhamster Henry:

I was waiting for the Free Design....
  1:42pm Doug S.:

Insanely wonderful trove of Makeba rarities and gems here: http://bit.ly/yX4bov
  1:44pm still b/p:

Nice, thanks, Doug. I will do some good grazin' at home later.
  1:45pm ndbob:

Thanks Doug!
  1:50pm still b/p:

Collage sounded like BOC's Godzilla! Or was that already pointed out?
  1:52pm Dervish:

This very Laura Veirsish. It's like there's three of her.
  1:57pm ndbob:

and now the best girl group record ever!
  1:59pm ndbob:

great show Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:01pm charlie:

Thanks everyone! Gotta run momentarily! See you next time
  2:02pm listener james from westwood:

enjoyed it, charlie! thanks mightily!
  2:03pm Michael:

Yea great stuff as always - cheers Charlie!
  2:04pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Now that your show is over, I can leave the house and go grocery shopping. I didn't wanna miss any of it!
  2:05pm still b/p:

..and have lunch. Couldn't slide away from this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:06pm charlie:

Adios. Thanks again. See you soon!
  2:37pm Robert:

Great show, I enjoyed! Dank je wel!
  4:21pm Brian en Angleterre:

Bugger is it finished!! Must have been lookin' t'other way.
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