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Playlist for 09 May 2013 Favoriting | Now we're partying

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a scene from Jacques Tati's "Playtime"

Artist Song Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Henry Mancini  The Party   Favoriting The Party (soundtrack)  RCA    0:00:00 (Pop-up)
The B-52's  Party Out of Bounds   Favoriting Wild Planet  Warner Bros.    0:02:11 (Pop-up)
T.J. Miller  The Kleptones: Partying with T.J.   Favoriting The Extended Play E.P. Illegal Art ReMixTape (various artists)  Illegal Art 
watch the video
0:05:28 (Pop-up)
Maggie Estep  Hey Baby   Favoriting No More Mister Nice Girl  Imago    0:08:35 (Pop-up)
Pink Lemonade  Get This Party On   Favoriting   Pink Lemonade    0:10:55 (Pop-up)
Wanda Jackson  Let's Have a Party   Favoriting 45 @ 33  Capitol    0:13:13 (Pop-up)
Fred Astaire, Johnny Green and His Orchestra  Top Hat, White Tie and Tails   Favoriting Starring Fred Astaire  Columbia 
stills and synopsis of the entire film here
0:15:47 (Pop-up)
Music behind DJ:
The Dook 
Port Side Party on the Poop Deck   Favoriting Super Hooper Dookie Ba  hippocamp netlabel  info, download  0:18:23 (Pop-up)
Ralph Lowe  I Wanna Party on Friday Night   Favoriting MSR Madness Volume 2: The Makers Of Smooth Music (various artists)  Carnage Press  "song poem" anthology  0:21:27 (Pop-up)
Shel Silverstein  Goin' Up to Charlie's   Favoriting unreleased demo      0:23:54 (Pop-up)
K. Flay  Party   Favoriting I Stopped Caring in '96  K. Flay    0:25:25 (Pop-up)
Claudine Clark  Party Lights   Favoriting Girl Groups (various artists)  Rhino    0:27:07 (Pop-up)
Bing Crosby & Frank Sinatra  Well Did You Evah? (from "High Society)   Favoriting 7-inch single  Capitol    0:29:30 (Pop-up)
Fountains of Wayne  Janice's Party   Favoriting Radiation Vibe EP  Atlantic    0:32:14 (Pop-up)
Orchids  Yes We Can Can   Favoriting Major Force (various artists)  Mowax    0:34:54 (Pop-up)
Irene Dunne  Invites Beer to Her Parties   Favoriting       0:38:30 (Pop-up)
Music behind DJ:
The Spinanes 
I Heart That Party with the Monkey Kitty   Favoriting Manos  Sub Pop    0:40:01 (Pop-up)
Junk Culture  Young Love   Favoriting Wild Quiet  Illegal Art    0:42:53 (Pop-up)
Fay Lovsky  Party Time   Favoriting Sound On Sound Confetti  Basta    0:47:06 (Pop-up)
Pere Ubu  (Pa) Ubu Dance Party   Favoriting Dub Housing  Chrysalis    0:50:14 (Pop-up)
Groucho & Chico  The party of the first part...   Favoriting A Night at the Opera      0:54:45 (Pop-up)
Beatrice Lillie  I've Been to a Marvelous Party!   Favoriting A Marvelous Party with      0:55:58 (Pop-up)
Randy Newman  Mama Told Me Not to Come   Favoriting Live  Reprise 
Roy Lichtenstein
0:59:11 (Pop-up)
Kurtis Blow  Party Time   Favoriting best of  Mercury    1:01:05 (Pop-up)
Christopher Komeda  Rosemary's Party   Favoriting Rosemary's Baby (soundtrack)  Dot    1:05:45 (Pop-up)
Music behind DJ:
Missing Brazilians 
Quicksand Beach Party   Favoriting Warzone  On-U Sound    1:07:34 (Pop-up)
Jona Lewie  (You'll Always Find Me in the) Kitchen at Parties   Favoriting On the Other Hand There's a Fist  Stiff    1:13:05 (Pop-up)
Amos & Sara  Syphillis Party   Favoriting The Private World of Amos  It's War Boys    1:16:46 (Pop-up)
Essential Logic  Horrible Party   Favoriting Fanfare in the Garden  Kill Rock Stars    1:18:51 (Pop-up)
Bestline Products  How to Book a Bestline Party   Favoriting It's a Wonderful New Bestline World   
info, download
1:22:10 (Pop-up)
Replacements  Swinging Party   Favoriting Tim  Sire    1:23:33 (Pop-up)
RX  Birthday (party party mix)   Favoriting       1:27:24 (Pop-up)
T.J. Miller  Now We're Partying   Favoriting The Extended Play E.P.  Comedy Central 
no, really, watch the video
1:31:10 (Pop-up)
Music behind DJ:
Birdy Nam Nam 
Abbesses   Favoriting Birdy Nam Nam  Uncivilized World    1:34:17 (Pop-up)
Claudine Longet  Nothing to Lose   Favoriting The Party (soundtrack)      1:39:59 (Pop-up)
Pointer Sisters  Yes We Can Can   Favoriting The Pointer Sisters  Blue Thumb    1:42:13 (Pop-up)
Marshall Crenshaw  Monday Morning Rock   Favoriting Field Day  Warner Bros.    1:48:03 (Pop-up)
Fats Domino  Blue Monday   Favoriting My Blue Heaven - The Best of  EMI    1:51:09 (Pop-up)
Peggy Lee  The Party's Over   Favoriting Latin ala Lee  Capitol    1:53:18 (Pop-up)
Music behind DJ:
Henry Mancini 
The Party   Favoriting The Party (soundtrack)  RCA    1:57:13 (Pop-up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:31am pacific standard simon:

Montik gornisht,
Dinstik Gornisht
Midwoch an Donnerstik gornisht
Fritik, far a noveneh gornisht pikveleh
Shabas nach a mool gornisht
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:39am Charlie:

Thursday, a whole lotta nuthin' (and a Fugs-y Thursday to you too Simon)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:42am pacific standard simon:

Nothing's plenty for me. Top o'the morning, Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:42am Uncle Michael:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:45am listener james from westwood:

happy fugsday to all!
  11:50am Katya:

Party! Happy day, gang! David Byrne looping in my mind!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:51am Charlie:

Good day, Uncle Michael, James & Katya!
Ain't nothin' but a party...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:51am Brian C.:

Perfect, you'll be playing the soundtrack to my window washing party!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52am pacific standard simon:

That picture makes me think of Martha and The Vandellas... and Louis Prima.
Avatar 11:56am Michael:

Hiya Charlie. Hiya fellow partygoers. We’re gonna pass out on the couch tonight – Alright!
Avatar 11:58am ndbob:

morning Charlie and everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00pm Doug Schulkind:

Kanui and Lula providing a terrific entree to Charlie's show!
Avatar 12:00pm Michael:

Finishing up Laura Cantrell's fill-in from Saturday. Miss her on the air and recommend the show for some of her insights on a certain George Jones.
Avatar 12:00pm Carmichael:

Good day Charlie and Nothing-doers.
  12:01pm pseu:

Chizzy on the decks!
Avatar 12:02pm Parq:

The Flash playlist currently reports" "( _ )" by ( _ )

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm Charlie:

What a nice crowd! Hey Brian, Michael, Bob, Doug, Carm, Parq, and Pseu!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm pacific standard simon:

@Parq - Steve Reeves boobs.
Avatar 12:03pm Parq:

I am looking forward to Doing Nothing. It will be far preferable to my current status of doing something. And of course, by "doing something", I mean "pretty much hitting myself over the head repeatedly with a two by four".
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm listener james from westwood:

birdy num nums.
bir-dy num nums.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04pm Uncle Michael:

I'm heading out to do something but I'll be at my desk doing nothing, shortly.
  12:05pm Tower:

Hello everyone. Listening today but can't chat much.
  12:05pm Tower:

Love the '2s!
Avatar 12:06pm still b/p:

Halloo. Busy decoding nothing: Party Out Of Bounds =POOB, which, when reversed, is Boop, and Betty looooved to pahhhty.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:08pm Rich in Washington:

Nice kick off! Really diggin' the soundsz
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09pm Charlie:

hey Tower, b/p, Rich
new we're partying
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09pm Charlie:

this track is so puerile, but it so cracks me up
  12:10pm frenchee:

Party down! Those Kleppies are definitely puerile, thanks for my next WORD OF THE DAY, ChazLEW!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:10pm pacific standard simon:

Busy drinking nothing... WAITER!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:10pm listener james from westwood:

it's like king missile, beck, and wayne butane locked themselves in a room and said we're cranking out a track or dyin tryin!
Avatar 12:11pm still b/p:

Grab a shopping cart, pile it with party goods and meet me in the Pure Aisle!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:12pm Rich in Washington:

Eric Kleptone is a friggin' genius...
Avatar 12:12pm Carmichael:

Wow, B52s right out of the chute. The party starts early!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:12pm Rich in Washington:

Love Maggie... I haven't heard that track in ages...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:15pm Brian in UK:

Hello Charlie & listeners.
@Michael Laura's covering Terre T's show was an education. She seems to be losing her accent though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:17pm pacific standard simon:

Genius, Charlie, genius!
Avatar 12:17pm Parq:

Wrong-speed-plays are a staple of FMU free-form, but that was particularly appealing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:18pm Brian in UK:

Hey Parq have you tried hammering a beefy ole nail into that there wood for a full effect.
Avatar 12:19pm Parq:

Have a care, there, Brian; Donny Vomit {Google it} I ain't.
  12:20pm Katya:

Party on the poop deck!
Avatar 12:20pm still b/p:

I thought it was sounding like the later wind-down stages of a party, but didn't realize it was Wanda in drag....so to speak.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:20pm pacific standard simon:

Nailing or stapling rekkids to the turntable is frowned upon by FMU management.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:25pm listener james from westwood:

hey, those nails and staples don't grow on trees! they got a budget to mind!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:28pm listener james from westwood:

"party like hamlet"—glorious!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:29pm pacific standard simon:

"(05-08) 17:53 PDT OAKLAND -- A human head was found Wednesday at a West Oakland recycling company, police said." --SF Chronicle

Damn, the Re-animator is real!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:29pm Charlie:

hi frenchee! glad you enjoyed the word of the day :)
thanks for that track, katya!
  12:31pm Katya:

"Port Side Party on the Poop Deck" by The Dook from Super Hooper Dookie Bay album
cover art at last.fm
download album from Hippocamp
download album from Archive
It was also one of the demo albums is given away for free through the official Jim Noir newsletter Noir Club
Avatar 12:31pm Carmichael:

Just kinda rolls right off the tongue, Katya.
Avatar 12:32pm Parq:

Never realized before that most of the asides in the Debbie/Iggy version were duped from the original.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:41pm Uncle Michael:

The Wanda was brilliant. What a great show, Charlie.
Avatar 12:43pm still b/p:

I had few bright moments with Uintas and Lagunitas last night. Irene wasn't there.
  12:46pm bob from bushwood:

sorry i'm late to the party. has anybody identified the theme picture? is it from the jacques tati movie where he destroys the nightclub restaurant?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:47pm Charlie:

Hello bob from bushwook -- exactly right, that pic is from Tati's film, Playtime
  12:49pm bob from bushwood:

Playtime--sweet anarchy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:52pm pacific standard simon:

Are we having fun yet?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:52pm Charlie:

Also inspired the Blake Edwards film whose title song started off the show...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:53pm Uncle Michael:

@Simon: I don't hear sirens yet.
Avatar 12:55pm Monica:

chaz, you're all business in front, party in the back! do you have noel coward's "i've been to a marvelous party"?
Avatar 12:57pm Michael:

I remember seeing Playtime for the first time on Channel 13 when very young and it making quite an impression. Re-watching relatively recently was wonderful.
Avatar 12:58pm Parq:

Hah. Segueing from Pere Ubu to the Marx Brothers. Reminds me of the time you segued from Alan Sherman to the Selector.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:58pm Uncle Michael:

Playtime broke Tati but it was probably worth it. It's genius.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:58pm pacific standard simon:

Now there's service for ya, Monica!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:59pm Charlie:

It was all cued up, Monica!
  1:00pm Katya:

Had ANYONE heard this Beatrice Lillie track before? Impressive Charlie.
Avatar 1:01pm Monica:

too funny, chaz & pacific standard simon... i couldn't have liked it more!
  1:01pm dc waters:

I forgot my mantra ...
Avatar 1:05pm northguineahills:

Thought I'd drop by for a few minutes.
Avatar 1:07pm Carmichael:

The party just got funky, ngh! Hope you brought your glitter boots.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:07pm pacific standard simon:

@dc - "OM money makes me hum".
Avatar 1:13pm northguineahills:

I think I did it wrong. My boots are filled w/ glitter. Makes dancing a little gritty.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:14pm listener james from westwood:

gary gritter over here. and his sister, sandy gritter.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:18pm pacific standard simon:

Now, now -- let's not act all grittier than thou!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:20pm listener james from westwood:

oh, man, i thought we were going to "phyllis's party"! who's got some penicillin?
Avatar 1:21pm northguineahills:

I've never seen Krzysztof Komeda referred as Christopher. Nice!
Avatar 1:25pm northguineahills:

I like my two hours jam-packed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:25pm listener james from westwood:

you're not selling no-way products, are ya?
Avatar 1:25pm still b/p:

"I like excited people."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:29pm listener james from westwood:

oh, i was hoping for party-party. best thing to come out of the bush admin aside from donotcall.gov.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:29pm Uncle Michael:

My girl likes to party all the time.
Avatar 1:29pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

GWB is never going to go out of style.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:29pm Uncle Michael:

In fact, she loves to.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:30pm listener james from westwood:

heh, i remember a zippy the pinhead strip in which he hears that eddie murphy song and asks, "potty all the time?!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:31pm pacific standard simon:

That's why she became my party doll -- sorry, UM.
Avatar 1:31pm northguineahills:

I have a sneaking suspicion that this set has something in common w/ Megan's Underwater Theme Park.
Avatar 1:35pm Carmichael:

OK, back after a knockout Java update. Sheesus, I hate that program.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:36pm pacific standard simon:

The party on the left is now the party on the right.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:41pm listener james from westwood:

abscesses? abscissas? abscences?
Avatar 1:42pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Birdy num num: www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42pm pacific standard simon:

Avatar 1:42pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Charlie's going to wind up in the pool by the end of this
Avatar 1:42pm ndbob:

Claudine!.. had a feeling you might play this
Avatar 1:43pm Carmichael:

Mmmmm, Claudine Longet ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:47pm Charlie:

yes, @kenzo, i'll be in the pool scrubbing the paint off the elephant
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:47pm pacific standard simon:

"Yes We Can Can" -- irresistible.
Avatar 1:47pm Carmichael:

Don't eat the brownies, Charlie! No, wait ... EAT THE BROWNIES, CHARLIE!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:47pm listener james from westwood:

my mom explained who longet was when she got me to see :the party." the sat night live bit where they had the claudine longet biathlon was therefore a million times funnier when i eventually saw it.
Avatar 1:49pm northguineahills:

I love that movie (the Party).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53pm Uncle Michael:

I arrived in Aspen the day Spider was shot by Claudine.
Avatar 1:53pm Carmichael:

Sounds like we're moving into the hangover phase.
Avatar 1:54pm still b/p:

@ UM -- That's a line for a book or film opening. And there's your weekend assignment.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54pm listener james from westwood:

and normally when I hear "aspen shooting," i'd have thought hunter thompson.
Avatar 1:55pm northguineahills:

Call me if you find my pants, thanks for the invite, Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56pm pacific standard simon:

Thursday I have Nothing on my mind.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56pm Uncle Michael:

What's that floating in the fish tank? Ew.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:57pm Charlie:

Thanks for dropping by the party today, radio pals! I look forward to reading all your comments later.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:57pm pacific standard simon:

Don't look in the punch bowl.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58pm listener james from westwood:

i'll call a cab for everyone as soon as i can find my phone. which might be on the roof. in my pants.
glorious show, charlie!
Avatar 1:58pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:59pm Uncle Michael:

I have a strange urge to listen to The Bulls of Salamanca.
Avatar 1:59pm Lewis:

time for "Bongos, Flutes, Guitars"
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