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Two hours of rollicking delite: '60s jams, cartooniness, seriousness, sing-alongs, and Simpsons talk. P.dece.

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Options January 23, 2013: I've Got Two
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Artist Track Album Label Year Format New Approx. start time
The Four Lads with Ray Ellis and orch.  Put a Light in the Window   Options   Columbia    7"    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Shaun Cassidy  Hey Deanie   Options   WB  1977  7"    0:05:06 (Pop‑up)
ABBA  Happy Hawaii   Options   Atlantic  1977  7"    0:08:09 (Pop‑up)
Benny Hill  Ting-a-Ling-a-Loo   Options   Columbia  1971  7"    0:12:30 (Pop‑up)
Sesame Street cast  I've Got Two   Options   Sesame Street    7"    0:14:35 (Pop‑up)
Courlander's Almanac  Thai Chorus (Maine Stein Song)   Options Familiar Music in Strange Places  Folkways  1959  LP    0:18:36 (Pop‑up)
Ikara Colt  Rudd   Options           0:22:47 (Pop‑up)
Shambles  Held Me Spellbound   Options   Sing Sing    7"  *   0:32:27 (Pop‑up)
Dave Edmunds  Farandole (from L'Arlessienne)   Options Dave Edmunds, Rocker (comp)      LP    0:35:37 (Pop‑up)
Ricky Nelson  Waitin' in School   Options   Imperial    7"    0:39:04 (Pop‑up)
Guy Mitchell with Jimmy Carroll  Rock-a-Billy   Options   Columbia    7"    0:41:07 (Pop‑up)
The Kingston Trio  Oh Cindy   Options   Capitol    7"    0:43:17 (Pop‑up)
Jimmie Rodgers  The Wizard   Options   Roulette  1958  7"    0:45:03 (Pop‑up)
The Everly Brothers  Maybe Tomorrow   Options   Cadence    7"    0:47:18 (Pop‑up)
Cecil Surratt and his West Virginia Ramblers  The Bright Crystal Sea   Options The Rich-R-Tone Story: The Early Days of Bluegrass vol. 5 (V/A)  Rounder    LP    0:49:22 (Pop‑up)
Bill Callahan  Too Many Birds   Options           0:52:50 (Pop‑up)
The Higher State  I Just Pretend   Options           1:11:17 (Pop‑up)
The McGuire Sisters  Banana Split   Options   Coral    7"    1:07:00 (Pop‑up)
The Andrews Sisters  Beat Me Daddy Eight to the Bar   Options Rarities  MCA    LP    1:09:04 (Pop‑up)
The Boswell Sisters  Sleep Come On and Take Me   Options Okay, America!  Jass  orig 1930s  LP    1:12:07 (Pop‑up)
Woody Herman  I've Got the World on a String   Options The Thundering Herds  CBS    LP    1:15:13 (Pop‑up)
Jerry Wallace  By Your Side   Options   Challenge    7"    1:18:30 (Pop‑up)
Lolita  Sailor (Your Home is the Sea)   Options   Kapp    7"    1:20:43 (Pop‑up)
Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra  Sail Along, Silvery Moon   Options   Dot    7"    1:23:35 (Pop‑up)
The Feelies  Crazy Rhythms   Options           1:25:37 (Pop‑up)
Richard Thompson  Train Don't Leave   Options           1:32:58 (Pop‑up)
Robyn Hitchcock  I Often Dream of Trains   Options           1:35:02 (Pop‑up)
The Brunettes  If You Were Alien   Options Structure & Cosmetics  Sub Pop  2007  CD    1:37:21 (Pop‑up)
Stan Kenton Orchestra  I've Got You Under My Skin   Options Contemporary Concepts  Capitol  1955  LP    1:41:54 (Pop‑up)
Cliff Jackson and His Krazy Kats  Torrid Rhythm   Options New York Jazz 1928-33 (V/A)  Historical Records  orig 1930  LP    1:47:10 (Pop‑up)
Bessie Smith with Buck & His Band  Gimme a Pigfoot   Options Stars of the Apollo (V/A)  Columbia  orig 1933  LP    1:49:46 (Pop‑up)
Cat Power  Speak For Me   Options You Are Free  Matador  2003  CD    1:53:19 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar 12:01pm glenn:

hello friends. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE friend me. or not. it's your call.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm listener james from westwood:

good afternoon, amanda, and howdy to all negotiating the stream (which is probably covered w/ ice today!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm Matt from Springfield:

Hazy shade of BITTERLY COLD!
Hi Amanda and Scenaristas!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:05pm Matt from Springfield:

@glenn: I friended you already, but I could unfriend you then friend you again, if that will give you an ego boost.
  12:05pm Dominick:

dum dum dum dum dum dum dum
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06pm Amanda:

Luckily, we're all toasty warm inside WFMU today and so are the inner workings of the stream! (knock on wood.)

Hi everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06pm Matt from Springfield:

Hey LJFW! I drilled an ear trumpet into the thick ice, so I can hear the stream beneath it!
Avatar 12:08pm Brian in UK:

Hello Amanda, james & glenn
Avatar 12:09pm glenn:

how many scenaristas does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
Avatar 12:09pm Dervish:

The Scenario laughs at the puny weather. Blast away, Amanda!
Avatar 12:10pm Brian in UK:

Hello Amanda, james, glenn & Matt.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:11pm Matt from Springfield:

Have a ABBA!

Hmm, block of ice seems to be backlogging the playlist and comments, not seeing anything recent...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:12pm Matt from Springfield:

There we go, a bigger log broke through the jam!

Hi Brian, Dominick, Dervish and all!
Avatar 12:12pm Brian in UK:

Amanda, dog walking in snow ain't fun.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:13pm Matt from Springfield:

@glenn: It would take at least 3: one to screw it in, Amanda to back-announce and sing along to the screwing in, and at least one other person to type a comment about it.
Avatar 12:13pm glenn:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:13pm G:

Ken ran over till 12:13...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:14pm Rich in Washington:

Greetings, Amanda!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:14pm listener james from westwood:

i miss benny hill. i think this is benny hill. even if it's not, i miss benny hill.
Avatar 12:14pm Brian in UK:

Benny Hill?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:15pm listener james from westwood:

benny hill! (pats bald old man on head)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:15pm G:

@glenn 12:01: theoatmeal.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:16pm Amanda Nazario:

Looks like the comments are, indeed, delayed a few minutes. Don't worry -- I can see what you're saying!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:16pm Rich in Washington:

Benny Hill! You know... Ozzy's dad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:16pm listener james from westwood:

"'two'?!" /caseykasem
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:16pm Matt from Springfield:

You guessed its! I heart Benny Hill as well.
Sesame Street right after? You could have followed "Finger in your ear" with the Ernie "banana in my ear" sketch!
Avatar 12:18pm glenn:

the oatmeal knows all.
Avatar 12:18pm Brian in UK:

Benny Hill was the boffin in The Italian Job (original)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:18pm Matt from Springfield:

Hear that instrumental background? That's the signature Joe Raposo sound, the music director from 1969 to his death in '89. RIP, not just arranging the music and composing some songs, Joe Raposo really "created" the conceptual feel of the original SS.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:19pm listener james from westwood:

shortly after moving from nyc to northern nj as a kid, i saw bob from sesame street at the movies. weird not to see him on my tv screen.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:19pm Doug Schulkind:

Harold Courlander! Harold Courlander!
Avatar 12:19pm glenn:

i watched it a couple weeks ago. and noel coward as the criminal mastermind. sublemon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:19pm listener james from westwood:

^^^ true that re: raposo. one of those cases where the music is another member of the cast.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:23pm Matt from Springfield:

Great West-East fusion! No surprise coming from the marvelous Thai.
You said it, LJFW!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:23pm Rich in Washington:

Benny Hill was also the toymaker in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:25pm Matt from Springfield:

Also re: Bob McGrath - one of the few original cast members still alive, and still in the cast.

I was fascinated to find a first season clip of him on YT singing "Good Morning Starshine" with Muppets!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:30pm listener james from westwood:

i want to say that was the first celebrity i ever spotted in the wild.
  12:35pm Dominick:

A young Bob McGrath doing the tenor thing on Mitch Miller http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QaWf51mj9pA
Avatar 12:36pm glenn:

i think the stars for favouriting tracks should be replaced with hearts. that way, i can say i heart shambles(for example), and really mean it.
  12:57pm SteveL:

Amanda: You might want to repost your Ike and Tina piece here. Very thoughtful, well written and just plain good. I enjoyed it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:58pm Amanda Nazario:

I heart Shambles too. By the way, I hope it's appropriate for me to just go down the line favoriting all the songs I play each show...
Avatar 12:58pm ndbob:

heya Amanda and everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:58pm Stevel:

Ooh, signed in. Everything seems so much clearer.
Avatar 1:01pm ndbob:

Rich-R-Tone is a great label
Avatar 1:03pm glenn:

it's your show, amanda. it's not inappropriate if you don't think it's inappropriate.
Avatar 1:06pm ndbob:

How do you friend people?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:07pm Amanda Nazario:

My problem is that I frequently think something is inappropriate and then end up doing it anyway. Heh.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:07pm Matt from Springfield:

@glenn: You've got hearts in your eyes, even if there are only stars on the screen.
Avatar 1:08pm glenn:

click on their profile, then click on the star that appears beside their name.
Avatar 1:09pm glenn:

aw thanks, matt.
Avatar 1:09pm Van in DC:

Hope everyone is staying warm. Hi.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:09pm Matt from Springfield:

@NDbob: Click on a name to go to that listener's profile page. When you see a star by their name, click it and choose to friend that person. Any profile page that has a listener and star, you can click on as well (e.g. a song favorites page, or other's friends).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:10pm G:

Raffi's infamous "Bananaphone" could almost be a hommage to that McGuires tune...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:11pm G:

My gf was just telling me the other day how she had to learn this and other Andrew Sisters tunes for high school chorus in the early 80s in Norfolk, VA
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:12pm Matt from Springfield:

@glenn: Anytime, pal.
Hi G! Hi Van - it's sunny out now, so if you need to walk out, do it now!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:12pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar 1:13pm Van in DC:

Did my walk around the Mall already, Matt :)
Avatar 1:14pm ndbob:

@Matt Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:14pm G:

Sister Power
Avatar 1:15pm ndbob:

and ty Glenn!
  1:17pm didi:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:17pm Matt from Springfield:

@Van: Excellent! Next up, hope for no winds when it's dark out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:20pm Uncle Michael:

Hello drummersomers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:21pm Matt from Springfield:

Hey there UM.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:22pm Amanda Nazario:

Phew, we are really schmaltzing out this afternoon. Thank you, grandparents everywhere, for buying these records.

Hi didi!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Avatar 1:24pm Van in DC:

What was the GTDS flash linkie again? Anyone have that handy...?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:26pm Matt from Springfield:

I'm enjoying it Amanda, a veritable Waltz of Schmaltz. Especially like that Billy Vaughn just before this!
Avatar 1:26pm ndbob:

Heya Michael!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:27pm Matt from Springfield:

@Van: Ah, here 'tis! www.wfmu.org...
  1:27pm frenchee:

Billy Vaughn! My Dot 7" is even scratchier, if you can believe it.
Avatar 1:29pm Van in DC:

Right, thank you Matt!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:32pm Matt from Springfield:

No prob, glad to assist in the enjoyment of WFMU!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:33pm listener james from westwood:

that ike & tina article was, indeed, quite excellent. a rough issue, viewing art vs. the minuses of its creator (wiki "eric gill" for a toe-curling example). also appreciated the tweet urging folks to read the comments; aside from wfmu playlists and the av club, i avoid comments like ebola on toast.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:35pm Amanda Nazario:

@frenchee -- Oh, I believe it. Thanks for coming to join us!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:36pm Matt from Springfield:

Don't Train in vain, Amanda! Unless of course, you're going to Train In Vain later this set! :)

Excellent start to trains in any case!
Avatar 1:39pm ndbob:

@james @amanda agreed - excellent article
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42pm Uncle Michael:

Is there a link to the article?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:44pm listener james from westwood:

@uncle michael: t.co...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:44pm Matt from Springfield:

Slick orchestra, Jack!

*not seeing any Jack(s) here, but somehow needing to refer to a Jack with this music*
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:45pm listener james from westwood:

this is one fine thrifting-expedition show. amanda should turn 'em loose at the full-scale record fair to see what they harvest.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:46pm Uncle Michael:

Thank you, James.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53pm Skirkie:

Oh my. I heard "pizza and a bottle of beer." That's not it at all.
  1:53pm Simon with a Z:

Just checking in and saying "Hi!" -- I'll have to listen to the whole show in the archives. Chores, you know.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53pm Matt from Springfield:

@LJFW: A good shopper can find pretty fine records at thrifty prices--I also like Clay Pigeon's "Flea Market Finds" - and likewise can't wait for a full scale Record Fair to unleash barrells of bargains!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54pm Amanda Nazario:

Haha, James -- they would be hilarious there, I'm sure!

Hi back at you, Simon Z.!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56pm Doug Schulkind:

The temperature has gone up a whole 3°F here in Pittsburgh (14°F) since Nazario Scenario began. I give Amanda full credit!

Even more ear-warming radio is coming up on the Drummer Stream tomorrow at noon with Charlie Lewis's Busy Doing Nothing.

Meanwhile, these fine artists are ready to hurl their hot-water bottles of sound your way, coming up next on the 24-hour Give the Drummer Radio:

Nimrod Workman
Adam Carroll
Joe "Cannonball" Lewis
Frank Evans
Gene Sullivan
Jim Murphy
The Bad Boys
Ernst Reijseger & Tenore e Cuncordu do Oro
Sandi & Matues
Key & Cleary
Asha Bhosle & Kishore Kumar
Gene Krupa
Earl Hines
Jimmie Noone
Soul Searchers
Cortijo y Su Conjunto
Warren Lee
Smiley Lewis
and more
and more
and eternally more...
Avatar 1:56pm ndbob:

I really miss having a lot of places to look for records.
Avatar 1:58pm ndbob:

excellent show Amanda!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58pm Uncle Michael:

Question of the day: Do ethical people need to disavow great art when they discover the artist behaved monstrously and does the art get an asterisk? Hard question.
  1:59pm Simon with a Z:

Bet that Bessie Smith had some powerful teeth!
Avatar 2:00pm Van in DC:

Thanks Amanda
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:00pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks for the music and the thought provocation Amanda.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:00pm Matt from Springfield:

Bye Amanda! Thanks for the spins!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:00pm Rich in Washington:

Thanks, Amanda!
  2:02pm Simon with a Z:

@Uncle Michael -- The asterisk always exists in my head. I've been trying to deal with the Danny Kaye asterisk this week.
Avatar 2:02pm Van in DC:

Funny, I had just happened upon this Bessie Smith photo just yesterday

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:02pm Amanda Nazario:

Bye, everybody! Thank you for all your kindness in listening and chitchatting!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:08pm Amanda Nazario:

My answer to your QoD, Uncle Michael: the person should always have to get an asterisk. That goes for good things they do as well as bad things. Anyone in the public eye bears that burden, though I know many of them never asked for it. But the art itself, by its very nature, is free of that asterisk. It's a creation, larger than or at least separate from its creator.
  2:11pm Simon with a Z:

Side note to Amanda: I'd like to send you a CD, if that's alright. The WFMU PO Box (c/o Amanda Nazario) OK?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:38pm Amanda Nazario:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:26pm Lizardner Dave:

Enjoyed the archive as always.
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