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 09 August 2012 Options | The origin of my silly grin

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Artist Song Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Elmer Bernstein  Overture   Options The Ten Commandments  Dot     
YMCK  Magical 8bit Tour   Options Family Music      0:02:13 (Pop‑up)
Big Boy Pete  1,5000,000 Volts   Options Homage to Catatonia  Dionysus/Bacchus Archives    0:04:43 (Pop‑up)
Georges Delerue  Charlie (from Shoot the Piano Player)   Options Music From The Films Of Francois Truffault  Nonesuch    0:08:11 (Pop‑up)
Cibo Matto  Flowers   Options Stereo Type A  Warner Bros.    0:11:00 (Pop‑up)
Maxine Brown  Since I Found You   Options Spotlight on  Wand    0:14:05 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Ring Guo   Options Electone: International for Dancing vol 2      0:16:46 (Pop‑up)
Gelbart  Melody for the Birds   Options Submarine    buy it here  0:20:13 (Pop‑up)
Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band  Frownland   Options Trout Mask Replica  Reprise    0:22:07 (Pop‑up)
World Standard  Allegria Boricua Symphony   Options Jump for Joy  Daisyworld    0:23:38 (Pop‑up)
People Like Us  Sing   Options Welcome Abroad  Illegal Art    0:27:57 (Pop‑up)
Box Tops  Break My Mind   Options Super Hits  Bell    0:31:29 (Pop‑up)
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci  Merched Yn Neud Gwallt Eu Gilydd (Girls Doing Each Other's Hair)   Options Introducing  Mercury    0:33:54 (Pop‑up)
Victor Young & His Orchestra with The Boswell Sisters  I Found a Million Dollar Baby   Options Paper Moon (soundtrack)  Paramount    0:36:50 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Lovely Cloud   Electone: International for Dancing vol 2      0:39:40 (Pop‑up)
Les Lunours (The Moonbears)  We Are Bi Bi Ba Ba Boum Boum   Options 7-inch single (originally)  Barclay  info  0:43:53 (Pop‑up)
Jonathan Coulton  I Feel Fantastic   Options Our Bodies, Ourselves, Our Cybernetic Arms    EP was written as a soundtrack to the September 2005 issue of Popular Science on The Future of the Body.  0:46:29 (Pop‑up)
Squeeze  Another Nail in My Heart   Options Argybargy  A&M    0:49:36 (Pop‑up)
Birgit Lystager  Jeg Venter Pa et Vink (Gimme Little Sign)   Options Birgit Lystager  Pulp Flavor    0:52:33 (Pop‑up)
Esquivel  Poinciana   Options Other Worlds, Other Sounds      0:54:42 (Pop‑up)
Ryan Hardy  Love to See You Smile   Options Zombie Raising      0:57:37 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Let It Be   Electone: International for Dancing vol 2      1:01:33 (Pop‑up)
Natacha Atlas  Kidda   Options Halim  Mantra    1:05:27 (Pop‑up)
Nisar Bazmi  Aesi Chal Main   Options Pakistan: Folk and Pop Instrumentals 1966-1976 (various artists)  Sublime Frequencies    1:10:32 (Pop‑up)
Bran Flakes  If I Loved You   Options I Have Hands  Illegal Art    1:14:04 (Pop‑up)
Tyrannosaurus Rex  By the Light of a Magical Moon   Options A Beard of Stars  Blue Thumb    1:16:36 (Pop‑up)
Beats International  Tribute to King Tubby   Options Let Them Eat Bingo  Elektra    1:21:08 (Pop‑up)
Beatles  You Know My Name (Look Up My Number)   Options 7-inch single  Apple    1:24:06 (Pop‑up)
Los Zafiros  Puchunguita, Ven   Options Bossa Cubana  Nonesuch    1:31:25 (Pop‑up)
Nancy Jacobs & Her Sisters  Baby Are Yeng   Options Township Jazz 'n' Jive  Music Club    1:33:37 (Pop‑up)
unidentified male chorus  In the Mood   Options The Trallaleri of Genoa  Rounder  from the Alan Lomax collection: Italian Treasury series  1:36:20 (Pop‑up)
Pamela Z  50 (for Charles Amirkhanian)   Options Homo Sonorus - An International Anthology of Sound Poetry      1:40:47 (Pop‑up)
Illaiyaraaja  Raaja Rajathi (from Agni Natchathram)   Options Play That Beat Mr. Raja (Selected Oddities From The Tamil Film Industry 1984-1991)      1:42:54 (Pop‑up)
Phil Ochs  That's The Way It's Gonna Be   Options The Broadside Tapes 1  Smithsonian Folkways    1:47:30 (Pop‑up)
dZihan & Kamien  Smile (Aromabar Mix)   Options Traveler '02 (various artists)  Six Degrees    1:50:43 (Pop‑up)
Replacements  Swingin Party   Options Tim  Sire    1:55:23 (Pop‑up)
  Goodnight Irene   Electone: International for Dancing vol 1      1:58:55 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

  11:31am Artie:

If you can't smile, grin. If you can't grin, keep out of the way till you can.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:33am charlie:

There's some advice to smile about, Artie.
  11:52am Michael:

Morning charlie! Hope all's well in the land of cheese!
  11:55am listener james from westwood:

good thursday all! grinnin' just thinkin' about this show!
  11:55am Tower:

Hey Charlie, I was listening to Gary's archive from the TSO Time Machine. He recommended listening to the show. To borrow from Dr. Demento, wind up your radios... and your Victrolas and give some tunes a spin.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am charlie:

Hi Michael, yes, cheesy!
And hi James!
And... Welcome to Tower -- hope you enjoy the show!
  11:58am kat330:

Always loved this Jim White tune!

Hi, Charlie, Artie, Michael, LJfW and Tower!
  12:01pm listener james from westwood:

wait a minute, this soundtrack sounds really familiar .... the egyptian, captain from castille, something from that era?
  12:02pm listener james from westwood:

aaaa, the mother of all bible-epic soundtracks! been years since i've seen this. my mom has all of these on vinyl and let me play them to my heart's content as a kid.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04pm charlie:

"Aaay, Where's your Moses now?"
-- Edward G, in the 10 C's
  12:04pm listener james from westwood:

this ymck cut has me looking for quarters so i can play the next game.
  12:06pm kat330:

Did I mistakenly put on my cloaking, keyboard prophylactic today? Anyone see 11:58?
  12:07pm still b/p:

There's a Ms. Pac Man about forty steps away from me, which could be therapeutic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07pm charlie:

hi Kat330!
Did I jump the gun?
funny, James.
  12:09pm kat330:

Nope, just overlooked the smoking gun. Anyhoo... back to cloaking and just listening.
  12:09pm listener james from westwood:

one should never be more than 40 steps from a ms pac man/galaga machine.
  12:10pm Fred:

Comment-board greetings to you kat330 and to all fellow Busy Doing Charlie fans!
  12:11pm Anchovy Paste:

I'm smiling already.
  12:12pm still b/p:

LJFW -- I think Le Corbusier insisted on it in his urban designs.
  12:19pm fred:

@still b/p: I'm afraid the closest stuff I'm likely to hear about would be in Montreal -- there's a big connection between where I work and McGill -- but I'll keep an eye out for relevant stuff
  12:21pm ndbob:

hey Charlie and everyone - just back from getting a root canal
  12:24pm Roberto:

Frownland! My favorite theme park!
  12:26pm Gary Mitchell:

music to recover from a root canal by
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:26pm charlie:

hi there Fred, Anchovy, still b/p, Roberto (lol, btw), and Bob -- hey Bob, are you still in MD? Getting a root canal on the road?
And hi Gary!
  12:29pm still b/p:

Thanks, Fred. Appreciate the interest. No family or house commitment to tie me here, but I like it, and a location move would be a reluctant one.
  12:30pm ndbob:

yep - actually the painful part is paying for it
  12:32pm northguineahills:

Always love the sounds of Vicki.
  12:33pm listener james from westwood:

sorry to hear about the root canal, ndbob. yikes!
  12:33pm ndbob:

for a couple more weeks Charlie.. yep - the problem developed right before I left so easier to get it done here
  12:34pm Gary Mitchell:

Charlie I'll always be grateful for that appearance of The Boxtops on The John Zacherle show that you hipped me to
  12:36pm fred:

@still b/p: Chances are whatever I could hear about would be too short term to warrant moving. Research means cash-strapped, but a lot of connections, we'll see what comes up. My email is cornu, with the host ircam.fr (gotta fool the spambots)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:36pm charlie:

oh yeah, I've got to dig that link out, Gary
  12:40pm Michael:

Zacherle on TV or on the radio? He was one of a kind
  12:42pm Gary Mitchell:

TV, Michael 1967 teen dance show.. on youtube... amazing
  12:42pm northguineahills:

Fred, you worked/studied at IRCAM?
  12:45pm Michael:

He had a TV show in NYC then amazingly moved to progressive radio - he was great.
  12:46pm Tower:

Hey there Gary, ndbob. Hopefully I'll see you a couple of Sunday's from now. Hello to everyone else as well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:46pm charlie:

I remember him on TV and the prog radio days, great!
  12:47pm Tower:

Thanks for the recommendation on your show, Gary. Great tunes here so far.
  12:49pm fred:

@NGH: I work there, I'm not smart enough to have studied there
  12:50pm Michael:

I can still hear the Zacherle voice in my head...
  12:52pm Matt from Springfield:

Hey! This song is familiar! Nice to finally identify it as Squeeze.

Hi charlie! Hi everyone!
  12:52pm listener james from westwood:

squeeze--very nice. college freshman year was the year of squeeze for me. first learned of the band b/c the room across from me had their best-of disc in heavy rotation.
  12:53pm ndbob:

Hi Tower!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:54pm charlie:

Howdy, Matt
  12:56pm Holly in NC:

Hi Charlie -
Love this cover! I'm sure Brenton would approve also!
  12:57pm Matt from Springfield:

Mmm, Esquivel! I'll pour some martinis...
  12:57pm fred:

@NGH: why do you ask? I'm always surprised when people even know about the place
  12:57pm ndbob:

  12:57pm listener james from westwood:

name: juan garcia esquivel
occupation: zu zu zu zu zu
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:59pm charlie:

Hiya Holly!
  1:00pm Holly in NC:

@ndbob - ouch.

@Matt - GIN, I hope!

@anyone at all - no commenting or playlist view on GTDS stream via android, or fault on my end?
  1:01pm northguineahills:

Well, IRCAM is one of the foremost prestigious modern music academies in the world. Never met any one who studied there, unless you count the 2 minutes I got to chat w/ Luc Ferrari. I just think it's pretty awesome you were there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:01pm charlie:

Here's the link to the Box Tops on Zacherle's dance party TV show: www.youtube.com...
  1:01pm northguineahills:

darned, missed the Esquivel.
  1:05pm Matt from Springfield:

Well-known British loony Ryan Hardy! Personally I love whenever a Brit emphasizes "smiiiiulll", like Steve Harley!

@Holly: Absolutely! Plymouth gin! Add some olive brine for an FDR style martini! Some may prefer a Vesper, but nothing like the classic martini!
  1:06pm fred:

@NGH: I'm afraid IRCAM is not that relevant these days. I'd say STEIM is both older and much more on the edge, and they're in a lot of trouble and could use the support/recognition.
  1:09pm Michael:

That clip is excellent - thanks charlie. And Tower for the impetus!
  1:14pm Holly in NC:

@Matt - I'm so old school re Martinis I always fear I may be perceived as reactionary! And I actually favor Gibsons - good ole Beefeater, Noilly Pratt - home pickled onions a bonus, but S&R brand tipsy onions are perfectly lovely.

IM not so HO vodka is for Bloody Marys & alcoholics worried about their breath ;-)
  1:17pm fred:

Part of the trouble at IRCAM is that they -- meaning the Man -- now require sales figures to evaluate research. Which project do you think wins out: designing a motor sound for electric cars, or a sound effect for a contemporary music piece?
  1:18pm Matt from Springfield:

I've heard of using pickled onion, is the martini called a Gibson when you add that?

And my Dad theorized on why James Bond drank vodka martinis, when gin is so big in England: so he can attend important briefings and not reek of booze! :)
  1:18pm Matt from Springfield:

"Tyrannosaurus" Rex!!! TY charlie, people besides DJ Julie are playing the old pre-T. Rex Marc Bolan!
  1:21pm Holly in NC:

@Matt - exactly, a Gibson is a classic gin 'Martini' garnished w pickled onion rather than olive or lemon. NOT to be confused with a nasty Gimlet
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:21pm Doug S.:

Charlie, I think the audio has reverted back to the stream. Ooops, never mind...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:23pm charlie:

Is it back? I was having an internet moment there...
  1:25pm Matt from Springfield:

Gimlet - gin & lime juice, also pictured in a martini ("cocktail") glass.
If you don't like them, you should refer to it as "a Nasty Gimlet"--people will get curious and ask for a "Nasty" Gimlet. Then, make them a regular Gimlet!
  1:26pm fred:

@charlie: sounds OK from here
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:26pm Doug S.:

You are back and better than ever, Chazzola.
  1:26pm Matt from Springfield:

You KNOW our names, now time to look up our numbers.

Never heard anyone play this on the radio or in public!
  1:27pm Matt from Springfield:

Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones coming up on alto sax!
  1:27pm Michael:

ok here too c. This was one of my first 45's!
  1:27pm Tower:

You know my name, one of my favorite B sides.
  1:29pm Matt from Springfield:

And that Vince Guaraldi style piano!
@Michael, Tower: Wasn't this "The Long And Winding Road" B-side?
  1:29pm 6345789:

That's my number.
  1:29pm Matt from Springfield:

It is a fantastic B-side, a fun way to go out on their very last single!
  1:31pm Michael:

Matt: Let it B was the A.
  1:33pm Holly in NC:

@Matt - most people make Gimlets w Roses bottled lime juice, which again imho should only be used in a Yukon Jack Snakebite made for underage drinkers with a sweet tooth & a strong constitution.

New bartender once confused Gibson & Gimlet & made me dry martini with gin, vermouth, olive, xtra olive juice AND Roses lime juice.

I have a VERY strong stomach & oodles of patience but...
  1:34pm Matt from Springfield:

**looks over shoulder, makes sure no one else has used this before**

Doo WOP In! Ha!
**runs away**
  1:38pm Matt from Springfield:

@Holly: A GIBlet?
@Michael: Ah, that's the one. "For You Blue" was the B to "Long and Winding Road". Still, I'm glad that B-side saved that session recording from obscurity, otherwise we wouldn't have heard "You Know My Name" until the Anthology, if then.
  1:38pm northguineahills:

I've dj'ed You Know My Name in public before, but it was from the CD Anthology, not the 45.
  1:42pm ndbob:

some really great music on the Los Zafiros album
  1:45pm Michael:

Dunno if you saw this charlie - check it later:
  1:46pm Katya Oddio:

Would love to see the film!
  1:48pm Holly in NC:

Charlie, been loving your music selections. I'm always super happy when I have the far too rare opportunity to listen to you in real time. Thank you!
  1:50pm Katya Oddio:

Here, here, Holly! Totally agree!
  1:51pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:51pm charlie:

Happy to be here, in real time myself, Holly ;)
Hi Katya, didn't know you were here
  1:54pm northguineahills:

Haven't heard of the Ochs Broadside tapes.

Superb show, Charles!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54pm charlie:

@Michael -- will check link later -- not sure if reading article correctly, but I've had many "musical" moments listening to the sounds of the subway...
  1:56pm Doug S.:

Two more groovy radio shows are coming up on the stream tomorrow: Give the Drummer Some (9-noon) and A Rough Mix from Steinski (12-1pm).

Immediately following Charlie here on the 24-hour Give the Drummer Radio, please enjoys these hardworking creative individuals:

Wardell Gray
Eddue & Sugar Lou's Hotel Tyler Orchestra
Emthuzini Girls
Jose "Piliche" Elicier
The Blues Rockers
The Magnetic Fields
Savannah Churchill
Celestine Ukwu
The Mebusas
Jimmy Kirkland
Johnny Dio
Terry Fell
31st of February
The Movement
and more
and more
and eternally more...
  1:56pm Michael:

Another 2 hours gone too fast. Well done as always. Thanks!
  1:57pm listener james from westwood:

nice to see the magnetic fields in there!
thanks, charlie, for the sparkling show!
  1:58pm Matt from Springfield:

The 'Ments!
Yes, wonderful show Charlie! Supoib!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58pm charlie:

Thanks everyone for hanging out here today, and for all your comments! See you next time. Have a great week.
  1:59pm Doug S.:

The Mag Fields track in the queue is "Love Is Like Jazz"!!!
  2:00pm Katya Oddio:

Thank you, Charlie! Thank you, too, Doug! Happy weekend, gang!
  2:01pm Roberto:

Thanks for the swingin' party Charlie!
  2:03pm Tower:

Enjoyed the tunes. Thanks!
  2:04pm Matt from Springfield:

Bye Charlie!
Have a good day folks!
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