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Playlist for 23 September 2002 Options | Greater than the sum of its parts

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Artist Song Album Label Approx. start time
Raymond Scott  B.C. 1675   Options Manhattan Research Inc.  Basta  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Jody and Jill  Eleventh Minute   Options 7-inch single  Maltshop  0:02:50 (Pop‑up)
Ennio Morricone  Beat N. 3 (from Teorema)   Options Eviva! Morricone  Avanz  0:05:03 (Pop‑up)
Peter and Gordon  I Go to Pieces   Options Best of  Capitol  0:07:45 (Pop‑up)
Frank & His Sisters  Mwanangu Lala   Options Secret Museum of Mankind: Music of East Africa (various artists)  Yazoo  0:09:57 (Pop‑up)
Mekons  The Curse   Options The Curse of the Mekons  Collectors Choice  0:12:41 (Pop‑up)
Suburbanal Cuts  What You Talkin' 'bout?   Options Understanding The Probabilities  no label  0:16:21 (Pop‑up)
John Parish & Polly Jean Harvey  Is That All There Is?   Options Dance Hall at Louse Point  Island  0:18:37 (Pop‑up)
Jonboy Langford & the Pine Valley Cosmonauts  I Still Miss Someone   Options ...Explore the Dark and Lonely World of Johnny Cash  Scout/Rough Trade  0:29:13 (Pop‑up)
Johnny Cash  Rusty Cage   Options Unchained  American Recordings  0:33:03 (Pop‑up)
Dinah Washington  Cold, Cold Heart   Options Verve Jazz Masters  Verve  0:35:42 (Pop‑up)
Charlie Christian  Wholly Cats   Options The Original Guitar Hero  Columbia/Legacy  0:39:01 (Pop‑up)
ESG  Step Off   Options Step Off  Soul Jazz  0:42:05 (Pop‑up)
The Jimi Hendrix Experience  House Burning Down   Options Electric Ladyland  Reprise  0:47:33 (Pop‑up)
Minutemen  The Cheerleaders   Options Project: Mersh  SST  0:51:50 (Pop‑up)
Hans Reichel  Sometimes at Night   Options Yuxo  FMP  1:02:05 (Pop‑up)
Brian Eno  Fractal Zoom   Options Nerve Net  Opal/Warner Brothers  1:06:19 (Pop‑up)
Fantastic Plastic Machine  Pura Saudade (Optiginally Mix)   Options The Fantastic Plastic Machine  Emperor Norton  1:12:29 (Pop‑up)
Ethel Smith & the MGM Studio Orchestra  Tico Tico   Options Maracas, Marimbas & Mambos: Latino Classics at MGM  Rhino  1:17:17 (Pop‑up)
Kronos Quartet  El Llorar   Options Nuevo  Nonesuch  1:19:17 (Pop‑up)
Laurie Anderson  New York Social Life   Options Women In Electronic Music, 1977  CRI  1:22:59 (Pop‑up)
Paul Hindemith  Tanzstücke, Op. 19, 1st Movement   Piano Works, vol. 1  Marco Polo  1:26:09 (Pop‑up)
Shooby Taylor  Tico Tico   Options The Human Horn  WFMU Cassette  1:28:22 (Pop‑up)
The Sunshine Company  Four in the Morning   Options Best of  Collectors Choice  1:36:06 (Pop‑up)
Mekons  Heart of Stone   Options So Good It Hurts  Twin Tone  1:38:53 (Pop‑up)
The Boswell Sisters, Victor Young & His Orchestra  I Found a Million Dollar Baby   Options Paper Moon (soundtrack)  Paramount  1:41:47 (Pop‑up)
Bappi Lahiri  Main Tera Liye   Options Filmi Hits - Volume 2 (various artists)  no label  1:44:53 (Pop‑up)
Lou Christie (& The Tammys)  Back Track   Options Egyptian Shumba  RPM  1:50:16 (Pop‑up)
Pierre Bastien & Alexei Aigui  Musique de Rejouissance   Options Musique Cyrillique  Solyd  1:52:24 (Pop‑up)
Cosmas & Alexio Magaya  Instrumental Excerpt I   Options Shona Mbira Musci  Nonesuch  1:57:24 (Pop‑up)
Ivor Cutler  Turkish Bath Party   Options Get Away from the Wall  Decca  2:00:27 (Pop‑up)
People Like Us  Scott Slim   Options Stifled Love  Mess Media  2:03:56 (Pop‑up)
cLOUDDEAD  side A   Options And All You Can Do Is Laugh (10-inch single #2)  Cloud Dead  2:12:47 (Pop‑up)
Pere Ubu  Ubu Dance Party   Options Dub Housing  Rough Trade  2:17:53 (Pop‑up)
The Guess Who  Your Nashville Sneakers   Options Rockin'  RCA  2:22:36 (Pop‑up)
Patsy Cline  I Fall to Pieces   Options The Patsy Cline Story  MCA  2:25:30 (Pop‑up)
Pink Floyd  Bike   Options Relics  Capitol  2:28:26 (Pop‑up)
Morton Feldman  Journey to the End of Night III   Options Voices & Instruments  Mode  2:31:32 (Pop‑up)
MC Paul Barman  Anarchist Bookstore   Options 12-inch single  Househusband/Coup D'etat  2:32:31 (Pop‑up)
Public Enemy  Burn Hollywood Burn   Options Fear of a Black Planet  Def Jam  2:36:24 (Pop‑up)
Alice Cooper  Alma Mater   Options School's Out  Warner Brothers  2:45:32 (Pop‑up)
Nino Tempo & April Stevens  I've Been Carrying a Torch for You so Long That I Burned a Great Big Hole in My Heart   Options 7-inch single  Atco  2:49:12 (Pop‑up)
LeadBelly  When I Was a Cowboy   Options Absolutely the Best  Fuel  2:51:43 (Pop‑up)
Harper's Bizarre  When I Was a Cowboy   Options The Secret Life of Harper's Bizarre  Warner Brothers  2:54:31 (Pop‑up)
Warren Zevon  Don't Let Us Get Sick   Options Life'll Kill Ya  Artemis  2:57:00 (Pop‑up)