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Options June 12, 2014: 12 Is the New 45

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Myriam Van Imschoot and Doreen Kutzke  Hola Hu   Options Department of Public Sound #4  Deplayer  2014  EP    *   0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Goebel Reeves  The Yodelin' Teacher   Options American Yodeling 1911-1946  Trikont  1998  CD      0:15:37 (Pop‑up)
Brian Eno  Seven Deadly Finns   Options The BBC Sessions  Il Cane Lento  2014  LP    *   0:18:38 (Pop‑up)
Sylvie Vartan  Le Testament   Options Comme un Garçon  Sony/Culture Factory  2012  CD  From 1967    0:21:35 (Pop‑up)
Missing Persons  Destination Unknown   Options Missing Persons  Capitol  1982  EP      0:24:26 (Pop‑up)
The Vampires  Whole Lotta Love   Options Vampires Underground  Pharaway Sounds  2014  CD  From 1971  *   0:27:40 (Pop‑up)
Saor Patrol  Weramur   Options Open-Air Asylum  ARC Music  2014  CD    *   0:31:27 (Pop‑up)
Hedvig Mollestad Trio  Laughing John   Options Enfant Terrible  Rune Grammoton  2014  CD    *   0:35:10 (Pop‑up)
Sonorhc  Plaine de Tal   Options Purf  Fractal  2014  CD  From 1972  *   0:39:56 (Pop‑up)
Gitte  Wie Deine Mutter ist   Options Hausputz Teil 1  No Label  2014  CD-R  From Listener Guido! (1967)  *   0:45:06 (Pop‑up)
Pussy Cat  Je N'ai Pas Pleure   Options Boof! The Complete Pussy Cat 1966-1969  RPM International  2014  CD  From 1967  *   0:48:20 (Pop‑up)
 
Rat Columns  Another Day   Options Leaf  RIP Society  2014  LP    *   0:57:48 (Pop‑up)
The Stickmen  Field   Options Made of Stars  Homeless  2014  LP  From 1998  *   1:01:11 (Pop‑up)
Downy Mildew  Good Dream   Options Broomtree  Texas Hotel  1987  LP      1:04:03 (Pop‑up)
Harry Dean Stanton  Blue Bayou   Options Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction  Adopt Films  2014  DVD    *   1:08:02 (Pop‑up)
Harry Dean Stanton  Cancion Mixteca   Options Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction  Adopt Films  2014  DVD    *   1:10:11 (Pop‑up)
Harry Dean Stanton  Everybody's Talkin'   Options Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction  Adopt Films  2014  DVD    *   1:13:11 (Pop‑up)
Roy Orbison  Crawling Back   Options The Classic Roy Orbison 1965-68  Rhino  1989  CD  From 1965    1:15:18 (Pop‑up)
Rodrigo Amarante  Tardei   Options Rolê: New Sounds of Brazil  Mais Um Discos  2014  CD    *   1:18:33 (Pop‑up)
Mickey Newbury  San Francisco Mabel Joy   Options Live at Montezuma Hall  Elektra  1973  LP      1:22:04 (Pop‑up)
Loudon Wainwright III  Clockwork Chartreuse   Options A Live One  Radar  1979  LP  recorded 1976    1:27:55 (Pop‑up)
 
 
Single File: All 12" singles this week
The Fun Boy Three  Summertime   Options   Chrysalis  1982  12"      1:38:07 (Pop‑up)
The Blue Nile  Tinseltown in the Rain   Options   Linn  1984  12"      1:43:58 (Pop‑up)
Prefab Sprout  He'll Have to Go   Options   Kitchenware  1985  12"      1:49:55 (Pop‑up)
Au Pairs  Headache   Options   Human  1981  12"  remixed version    1:52:58 (Pop‑up)
Mickie Jarrett  Inch on Natty   Options   Black Ovation  1983  12"      2:00:04 (Pop‑up)
The Clash  Radio Five   Options   Epic  1981  12"      2:07:11 (Pop‑up)
Brainstorm  Hot for You   Options   Tabu  1979  12"      2:10:39 (Pop‑up)
Ray T. Jones  Hey Tonight/Proud Mary/Born on the Bayou/Have You Ever Seen the Rain/Dance on the Corner/Who'll Stop the Rain/Up Around the Bend/Hey Tonight Reprise   Options   RIO  1982  12"      2:21:28 (Pop‑up)
Pete Townshend - Ronnie Lane  Street in the City   Options   Polydor  1977  12"      2:26:33 (Pop‑up)
David Bowie  Space Oddity   Options   RCA  1980  12"  says "disco-remix" but it just sounds like a new version to me    2:32:38 (Pop‑up)
Prince  Pink Cashmere   Options   Paisley Park  1993  12"      2:37:24 (Pop‑up)
Chi-Lites  Higher   Options   T.K. Disco  1979  12"      2:43:39 (Pop‑up)
Solomon Burke  Sidewalks, Fences and Walls   Options   Infinity  1979  12"      2:51:52 (Pop‑up)
Blondie  (I'm Always Touched by Your) Presence Dear   Options   Chrysalis  1978  12"      2:57:01 (Pop‑up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar 9:02am DeaconDave:

Hi Joe - I love the theme
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am common:

yip yodle hey joe
Avatar 9:03am V Priceless:

Mornin' Joe and McGaskoteers!
  9:06am The Brooklyn Kid:

Joe:-) checking out your show.so I'm saying hello
Avatar 9:06am duke:

Why do I have this weird desire for Swiss Miss instant hot chocolate?
Avatar 9:07am βrian:

No squeezing the mini-marshmallows!
Avatar 9:07am Joe McG:

Good morning, everyone. Hi, Brooklyn Kid. If you don't like this one, you might like another one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08am common:

this is live? amazing!
Avatar 9:08am pierre:

this is great !

Bonjour Joe !!
  Swag For Life Member 9:09am 12539:

Hola hu!
Avatar 9:12am doca:

Morning, Joe and everyone!
Avatar 9:12am DeaconDave:

Hula HO!
Avatar 9:16am doca:

hey cold-climate-living friends, I have a question for you: do you have any tips for keeping feet warmed in the cold? In Porto Alegre it is too damn humid and so my feet are always freezing by the middle of the day when I'm out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17am Parq:

Of course Eno follows the Reeves.
Avatar 9:20am Jeff In Puna Hawaii:

brilliant!
Avatar 9:20am pierre:

Sylvie !
Avatar 9:23am Joe McG:

How's everyone feeling this morning?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23am common:

uncanny, joe! this missing persons song was in my head all day yesterday. haven't heard it in years. ah, synchronicity.
  9:23am Brendan:

Hi Joe
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24am SeanG:

Feeling Good Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am DCE:

morning folkies
Avatar 9:25am d¢ pät:

holy.. memories...flooding...back...MTV....parents house...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am Santos L Halper:

Feeling great Joe; can't help it w/this song on!
  9:25am the Brooklyn kid:

Thanks for playing this song
Avatar 9:25am Roberto:

MPs is another one of those high-school-flashback-inducing bands for me like the Waitresses or X.
  9:25am the Brooklyn kid:

I soo love missing persons
  9:27am the Brooklyn kid:

Feelin a bit low today joe
Avatar 9:27am Roberto:

I thought this was Jethro Tull at first.
Avatar 9:27am T_Jay Pauli:

i think this is actually the best pitch for this song
Avatar 9:27am d¢ pät:

this drummer is so nailing it!!
Avatar 9:27am V Priceless:

Whole Lotta Flute!
  9:28am KP:

Led Tull
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28am Santos L Halper:

These Underground Vampires certainly beat the Weekend ones...
Avatar 9:28am DeaconDave:

This virgin is pretty good
Avatar 9:28am T_Jay Pauli:

Hi Joe, and every1 .. sunny blasts here, wont stick for too long
  9:30am the Brooklyn kid:

Cloudy day in bklyn blah:-( making me more depressed more down
Avatar 9:30am d¢ pät:

I want to hear Saor Patrol do Whole Lotta Love.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30am common:

i agree, santos!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:31am common:

i agree also, dcp
Avatar 9:33am βrian:

The skies over the isthmus are buttermilk. Lovely cool breeze. Good day for sailing.
Avatar 9:35am T_Jay Pauli:

got to search that heat and light from within @ the B kid .. but it sure help some sense 4 guidance or others perspectives
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:35am Marcel M:

Hey Joe, hi all. Morning. Got up a bit late today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:35am DCE:

I saw GOAT last night...if they come to your town do not hesistate! I'm already saying it was the peak of the summer.
Avatar 9:36am V Priceless:

this is some good stuff, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:37am common:

GOAT! i've heard, dce! wanna see!
Avatar 9:37am T_Jay Pauli:

wow Goat is gr8 even tough disappointed me in Norway, i feel they were expected by all wich turned out the surprise event.. still one of the best acts for holistic rock for sure
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:37am Marcel M:

Check out the guitarist tinyurl.com...
Avatar 9:38am Cecile:

morning, all!
Avatar 9:39am T_Jay Pauli:

perhaps they were playing too close to their own ... surprisefull was the spirit of fit that some real crisp new trend indie american bands felt there .. in a festival in Trondheim where i volunteered
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:39am adrian in mpls:

mmmmmmmmorning....getting groovy
Avatar 9:39am V Priceless:

mornin' Cecile!
Avatar 9:40am βrian:

Bonne après-anniversaire, Cecile !
Avatar 9:40am KP:

Purf-ect, you mean!
Avatar 9:40am T_Jay Pauli:

motorpsycho and monster magnet did a gr8 job ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41am nickybones:

Once again providing rays of sunshine on a rainy day! Hello, Joe, people.
Avatar 9:42am βrian:

I've said it before, but these are my kind of lyrics.
Avatar 9:42am Cecile:

morning, V!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:42am DCE:

BT played a bit of this the other day. Cool stuffs.
Avatar 9:43am T_Jay Pauli:

graveyard also
Avatar 9:44am Cecile:

thanks Brian!

Today is my Friday. I'm taking tomorrow off as flex time as I'm going to work all day Saturday at the opening of the new train line. Dovetails nicely with the anniversary.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44am thedunkel:

Morning Smooth Joe and fellow Thursday Listeners!
Avatar 9:45am Cecile:

how is Guido involved in this? Did he send you some goodies?
Avatar 9:46am Joe McG:

@Cecile: Guido prepared a prize for Meghan's show during the marathon, a fantastic two-volume collection of German pop, etc. He very kindly provided me with a copy...that I'm just getting to now!
Avatar 9:46am Cecile:

that was so nice of him!
Avatar 9:47am bobdoesthings:

Boof! This is great... g'morning all
Avatar 9:49am βrian:

"New train line?" Where is that?
Avatar 9:50am pierre:

i'm afraid it means : I didn't cry
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51am Greg from Bloomfield:

Morning Joe + everybody!
Avatar 9:51am d¢ pät:

When does the World Cup set begin?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51am Marcel M:

Mornin' Bob!
Avatar 9:51am pierre:

"je n'ai pas pleurEY"


and Guido rocks !
  Swag For Life Member 9:52am 12539:

"je n'ai pas pleuré," I didn't cry
Avatar 9:52am Cecile:

Minneapolis. The two downtowns will bec onnected by rail again for the first time in decades. It's the light rail Green Line.
Avatar 9:52am βrian:

My neighbor gets cable service for one month, every four years. Can you guess why?
Avatar 9:54am βrian:

Cecile, can you please have MN take over the government of WI?
  Swag For Life Member 9:55am 12539:

MaxiSingle File!
Avatar 9:55am d¢ pät:

You're neighbor is a smart person @βrian
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:55am Marcel M:

Woahhhhh hour long single file.
Avatar 9:56am d¢ pät:

all you need is basic cable, ESPNs and ABC.
Avatar 9:56am Cecile:

You have to have money to do things Brian. Tax-base-wise, Wisconsin is poorer than Michigan!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56am Marcel M:

All are gonna be 12", or just some?
Avatar 9:56am Cecile:

Don't change for me, don't change a thing for meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
Avatar 9:56am d¢ pät:

..and they're all going to be about soccer??
Avatar 9:57am Joe McG:

@12539: Thanks for the translation! @Marcel: All 12"!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57am Marcel M:

A bold move Joe, a bold move.
Avatar 9:58am Cecile:

yeah pat this is really titled Another Day (At the World Cup)
Avatar 9:59am Cecile:

(Football) Field.
Avatar 9:59am Cecile:

is this the Stickmen from Phlly?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00am common:

that's what i was a wonderin', cecile
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:01am thedunkel:

The Stickmen sound great!
Avatar 10:01am Joe McG:

@Cecile: No, they're from Tasmania.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:01am Greg from Bloomfield:

Sounds like early Superchunk and therefore I LOVE it.
Avatar 10:01am Cecile:

Yeah, ok, that sounds right.

Both Stickmen bands are good.
Avatar 10:02am Cecile:

Good Dream (at The World Cup)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02am adrian in mpls:

@Cecile - I'm really looking forward to the Green Line! Even easier to cross the river into that other town.
Avatar 10:03am d¢ pät:

Holy shit, that was the Stickmen?? I remember them.
Avatar 10:03am d¢ pät:

..weren't aware they wrote songs about soccer, huh!
Avatar 10:04am Cecile:

I'll be at the 28th st platform on the Blue Line.
I'll be the goof with the red boots. It's supposed to rain.
Avatar 10:04am d¢ pät:

excellent soccer songs!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:05am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe, saw the Delines on Tuesday. What you might call country soul for a definition but with Willy's lyrics that tell a story. Amy Boone's voice that is perfect. As ever an American tour band that is so tight.
Avatar 10:05am d¢ pät:

oh, just read the Stickmen comments. I was thinking Philly Stickmen too.
Avatar 10:06am Cecile:

Jandek went pop?
Avatar 10:06am Cecile:

Blue Bayou (Into the Net)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:06am Brian in UK:

We managed to kill the native Tasmanians within one generation with our European bugs. Aint we clever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:07am common:

harry!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:07am Marcel M:

Hehe, more Jandek jokes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:07am Greg from Bloomfield:

WOW. Is there anything he can't do?
Avatar 10:07am d¢ pät:

Right on Cecile! That's the spirit!
Avatar 10:08am d¢ pät:

..excuse me, gotta get an early early lunch....
Avatar 10:08am pollen:

nice vibrato there
Avatar 10:09am d¢ pät:

scratch that, I'll wait another hour...
Avatar 10:09am Cecile:

Marcel, to me Jandek is an instant punchline. Ever since he shipped out bushels of albums in the 80s
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:10am Brian in UK:

@Greg Brian Surgery? Doh.
Avatar 10:10am Cecile:

Cancion Mixteca (to Rally the Mexican Team)
Avatar 10:10am Cecile:

grandpa is weird
Avatar 10:11am d¢ pät:

Cancion Mixteca Mexico Will Go Out in the Group Stage.
Avatar 10:11am Cecile:

he talks to my stuffed animals.
Avatar 10:11am pollen:

grandpa is a genius
Avatar 10:11am d¢ pät:

oops sorry Cecile, carry on...
Avatar 10:11am Cecile:

hahahhah pat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:11am Marcel M:

This song always makes me think of the Seinfeld parody of Midnight Cowboy at the end of the episode where they end up heading to NJ on a bus.
  10:11am Brendan:

My favorite Harry Dean :
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=MBQl0hCmV5I
Avatar 10:12am Cecile:

Everybody's Talking (about how Dubai sucks)
Avatar 10:12am d¢ pät:

Cecile!
Avatar 10:13am SheWolf:

Ack! This is great.
Avatar 10:13am Cecile:

hey SW!
Avatar 10:13am d¢ pät:

^^what SheWolf said.
Avatar 10:13am Cecile:

Crawling Back (from a 1-1 tie)
Avatar 10:14am CTEmpress:

My mornin' cuppa Joe: and ROY!!!Now I need kleenex!
Avatar 10:14am Cecile:

Crawling Back (from a 1-1 tie)
Avatar 10:15am d¢ pät:

funny, but we footie types call it a "draw"
Avatar 10:15am SheWolf:

Hi Cecile!
Avatar 10:15am d¢ pät:

funny but we...hey I already said that...
Avatar 10:15am Cecile:

Midnight Cowboy reminds me of that FoTC episode where Jemaine becomes a male prostitte and dreasses up like Jon Voight.
Avatar 10:16am Cecile:

hope all is groovy with ya.
Avatar 10:16am SheWolf:

Who will buy his body? No body.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:16am adrian in mpls:

thanks for saying it dc pat....i see tie and i think draw
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:16am Brian in UK:

Did Roy ever cover 'You'll Never Walk Alone'?
Avatar 10:17am Cecile:

Just say no to being a man-ho!
Avatar 10:17am Cecile:

Tardei (is two letters off from Tardis)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:18am common:

i need a tardis.
Avatar 10:19am Cecile:

me too, man, me too.
Avatar 10:21am d¢ pät:

San Francisco Mabel Joy (is not on any soccer team that I know of)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:22am Brian in UK:

Man, we are gettin' serious Mickey Newbury is centre stage. Go Joe.
Avatar 10:22am d¢ pät:

ok, I figured it out. I'm going to leave the office by 2:30 so I can be home for a 3:00 call and then in front of the tv by WC time. I need to pick up beer though, so maybe 2:20 departure time...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:23am adrian in mpls:

@dc pat - you sound like me during champions league time - i try to plan my schedule to have tues/wed afternoons free
Avatar 10:24am d¢ pät:

Oh i'll be doing the same thing during champs league this time. Liverpool is playing!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:24am Brian in UK:

Waycross Georgia boy. Gram Parsons?
Avatar 10:27am Roberto:

Is this an Andy Breckman tune?
  10:28am Bad Ronald:

Loudon Wainwright III cracks me up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28am Marcel M:

@Roberto: I was JUST thinking that they have the exact same sound.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:29am common:

beer, you say dcp?
Avatar 10:30am d¢ pät:

yes, common, beer. something dark and powerful
Avatar 10:31am d¢ pät:

BAD RONALD! Where the hell have you been??
Avatar 10:31am Cecile:

uh, I can take or leave Loudon.
Avatar 10:31am Cecile:

He's a very dark man. Just ask his family.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:31am common:

oh man. ok, let's go now, dcp
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:32am Brian in UK:

Cecile he speaks very highly of you.
Avatar 10:33am d¢ pät:

it's very hard to hold back, common....just 2 meetings today, then.....
Avatar 10:33am Cecile:

hahahhahah
Avatar 10:34am d¢ pät:

those Harry Dean tunes just got their asses clicked...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:34am MD:

The way things have gone...imagine trying to get a song like
Clockwork Chartreuse out today....you would be summering at Guantanamo...sippin' rum and Water boarding at noon!
That's an amazing song...and I get the satire...we need to always be vigilant of out First Amendment...That's why I love WFMU!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:34am common:

screw the meetings, dcp. let's get to it!
Avatar 10:35am d¢ pät:

...must...maintain...only a few...more...hours....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:35am common:

harry dean is my favorite actor of all time. sucks that i missed him crooning when i lived in stupid l.a. thanks for the info about the doc, joe!
  10:36am dfgdfg:

1st day summer 6/21
Avatar 10:37am Joe McG:

@dfgdfg: Shit, you're right! Ha ha ha!
  10:38am Listener David:

Joe, Summer starts on 6/21
  10:40am Bad Ronald:

Hey d¢ pät, how have u been? I've been on haitus but i missed you guys...
Avatar 10:40am Joe McG:

@David: I've decided to move it up. I know you are waiting for it, so it's the least I can do.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:40am thedunkel:

@JoeMcGasko - did you ever play the Japanese Jazz record you got at recfair?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:40am Brian in UK:

Ever seen Terry Hall smile?
Avatar 10:41am Joe McG:

@the dunkel: Yes, yesterday! It's fun, a weird mix of surf, big band, and pop. All guitar instrumentals, of course.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:41am Brian in UK:

Freeform radio. Freeform seasons.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:43am common:

I always end up star-clickin' your whole show joe! the good stuff!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:44am Brian in UK:

Prefab Sprout next?
Avatar 10:44am Joe McG:

Very flattering, common, thanks! Glad you're enjoying my musical musings.
Avatar 10:45am Joe McG:

@Brian in UK: I have them with me...OK!!
Avatar 10:46am CTEmpress:

Always loved this Blue Nile: haven't heard in ages: now it will be in my head all day!
Avatar 10:47am Rev. Turnip Druid:

people.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:48am MD:

Yes....and on a lighter and happier note....SUMMERS ALMOST HERE!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:49am dale:

bizarre jim reeves cover - okay, i'll give it a chance
  Swag For Life Member 10:49am 12539:

Summer is sooner than you think...
Avatar 10:49am CTEmpress:

The Sprout has sprouted!
  10:50am OTB:

Killin' it today, Joe. As usual....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:50am Marcel M:

Put your sweet lips a little closer to the phone... hehehe
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:53am Brian in UK:

@Marcel I always thought seven inches and a big hole was sufficient. Hey wash my mouth out.
Avatar 10:54am Joe McG:

Thanks, OTB, having fun playing these big long discs. Sure don't have to get up as often!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:57am Marcel M:

hahaha
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:57am Marcel M:

Off to work bye guys
Avatar 10:57am d¢ pät:

did Husker Du's verison of 8 Miles High come out on 12" or was it 10" EP? I can't remember...
Avatar 10:58am Roberto:

Oh, Joe. Joe. I always count on you for the smoothest station IDs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:58am common:

oh yes
Avatar 10:58am d¢ pät:

I think it was 10", never mind...
  Swag For Life Member 10:59am 12539:

@d¢ pät, I had a 7" copy.
Avatar 11:00am Joe McG:

@dc pat: I seem to remember it on a 12" but unfortunately the library doesn't have it or I'd play it!
Avatar 11:00am d¢ pät:

huh @12539, well I know my copy (actually mrs. dc pat's) is at least 10". oh, ok thanks JoeMcG.
Avatar 11:00am Joe McG:

@Roberto: Ha ha ha!
  11:01am Claw!:

I'm just waiting for Joe to bust out some New Age Steppers or sumthin after these last few cuts! You're killin it, McGasko... as always. You make Thursday mornings go down smoooooth....
Avatar 11:01am d¢ pät:

Ghost Town by Specials was on 12" but you already played Fun Boy 3..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:01am Mike East:

That 8 Miles High 7" is the only Husker Du that I own

good morning, folks!
Avatar 11:03am Joe McG:

@Claw!: I'll see if we have any NAS in the library. I don't have any of my own, unfortunately!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:05am Greg from Bloomfield:

I'd recognize that echo-y handclap anywhere!
Avatar 11:06am Roberto:

Joe...Joe...what's the matter Joe, you got all those opinions and you can't find a record?
Avatar 11:06am d¢ pät:

alright Joe! Nice Clash choice!!
Avatar 11:06am d¢ pät:

thinking the same thing Greg
Avatar 11:06am Joe McG:

@Roberto: Ha, oops, wrong Joe!
  11:10am Bad Ronald:

This is fun, thanks Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:11am Stevel:

Greetings. Just in, so I'll be heading back to the archives for Au Pairs, among others.
Avatar 11:11am Joe McG:

Nice to see you on the boards again, Bad Ronald!
Avatar 11:11am Jeff:

Ah, the disco era - a time of such nuance.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:11am coelacanth:

damn- just missed radio clash.
oh well Greetings Joe & all others.
Avatar 11:12am Joe McG:

@Jeff: The nuance is all in the arrangement. It's amazing!
  11:14am Bad Ronald:

Thank you, it's nice to be back!
Avatar 11:15am DeaconDave:

Oh my, I do not miss the disco era
Avatar 11:15am pierre:

Are you alright Joe ?!
Do you need help ?!

Because… YOU ARE ON FIRE !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:16am common:

love disco
Avatar 11:16am Joe McG:

On this record you can hear the bass that 12 inch singles were invented for.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:16am adrian in mpls:

Joe--yr making a horrible work morning much better! Thanks
Avatar 11:17am pierre:

@DeaconDave: strangely enough I can't miss it (I wasn't born), and I guess i'm happy that it's not here anymore, I suppose it served its purpose, and that we now have plenty to relish on. But I love the ghost of a party it summons
Avatar 11:17am Joe McG:

My pleasure, adrian!
Avatar 11:20am chinaski:

a creedence dance mix?
Avatar 11:20am CTEmpress:

Right CHINASKI?? I was just thinking the same thing!
Avatar 11:21am Joe McG:

@chinaski: In case you need your CCR with a beat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:22am coelacanth:

this should not exist.
Avatar 11:22am PKNY:

I assume Ray T. was trying to cash in on the "Stars on 45" market.
Avatar 11:23am chinaski:

maybe it's for aerobics
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:23am efd:

I'm trying to figure out if "abomination" is too strong a word for this.
Avatar 11:23am Joe McG:

@coelacanth: You can blame Holland. And me.
  11:24am KP:

Who'll Stop the Medley
Avatar 11:24am Whosondephone:

I can't believe it. (face-palm)
  11:24am Jack:

I like it...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:24am coelacanth:

efd,it's not!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:24am adrian in mpls:

but this so horrible that it's amazing, right?
Avatar 11:24am Joe McG:

@efd: I played the 5 minute version instead of the 8 minute version!
Avatar 11:25am Cecile:

OH. Love this Pete/Ronnie record
Avatar 11:26am Jeff:

Wow. That medley was both terrible and oddly good. It's kind of a less painful way to make it through that much of the CCR catalog pretty fast.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:26am coelacanth:

...it's also for jogging, in spandex with leg warmers and big plastic shades.

Now this i miss!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:26am Parq:

"Street/City" has been a beloved favorite of mine for almost 40 years.
Avatar 11:28am Joe McG:

I'm enjoying myself, so I'm going to play more 12" singles. Sorry to anyone that is tired of this Single File.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:29am Parq:

70s dance music = excess. I'm sure even efd would agree. Really, that Creedence thing was no worse than "Kung Fu Fighting".
  11:29am Bad Ronald:

It is a great record, I dig "My Baby Gives it Away." Keep on going Joe!
Avatar 11:29am Manolo:

Joe, I love your show. I think it has become my favorite show on wfmu. It just has some crazy mood swings I enjoy very much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:30am coelacanth:

i'm surprised they put this on 12".

(i LIKE single file!)
Avatar 11:31am Joe McG:

Thanks, Manolo. It's true, I'm full of crazy mood swings most of the time.
Avatar 11:32am d¢ pät:

hmm... I think I'm going to put "disco-remix" on all my music from now on...
Avatar 11:33am steve:

this disco mix could really use some swishy hi hats
Avatar 11:33am Joe McG:

@d¢ pät: Can't go wrong.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:33am common:

yes, dcp. me too.
Avatar 11:33am Whosondephone:

d¢ pät:

"I think I'm going to put "disco-remix" on all my music from now on... "

YES!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:33am coelacanth:

Parq -sorry but i think it was much worse. kung fu fighting is an original,and amusing; that ccr perversion almost made me cry!
Avatar 11:34am d¢ pät:

am I the only person on Earth that doesn't really care for Bowie? I don't hate him, just don't see what all the fuss is about...
Avatar 11:35am bobdoesthings:

Has anyone else had troubles with playlists not refreshing and then freezing when you go to refresh for long periods? Or is it my internet connection?? errgggh
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:35am coelacanth:

...and this too is quite an oddity!
(bowie jumping on the bandwagon as well.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:36am Stevel:

d¢ pät: Nope, you're not the only one. I like Bowie, but I have friends who absolutely do NOT share any of my enthusiasm.
Avatar 11:36am Joe McG:

@bob: I've been having this problem all morning. Help, Jeff!
Avatar 11:37am d¢ pät:

huh...don't kill me but, I feel the same way about Prince--love his guitar playing but his tunes just don't do it for me...
  11:37am Claw!:

@ d¢ pät : I'm with you, Toots. I don't hate his stuff, but it doesn't move me. I guess we're the real odditites...
Avatar 11:38am bobdoesthings:

@joe... ahh all good. just curious
Avatar 11:38am Joe McG:

I especially love the David Bowie - Prince Xmas album.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:39am coelacanth:

i think Bowie's good- sometimes excellent..But he's a chamelian and he's made some terrible music.
Avatar 11:39am d¢ pät:

It's like Ranoldo if I may draw a soccer analogy, I recognize his talents but kind of get put off by his preciousness or something
Avatar 11:41am d¢ pät:

I mean listen to the strings in this! It's sophomoric at best...ok I shut up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:41am common:

i love bowie and prince - most of the time. my pardner and i refer to bowie as, "fuckin' bowie". cuz you just can't get away from him.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:42am coelacanth:

Bowie seems like a good person to me;and he'll readily admit the obvious- that he changes his image to suit the market.
Avatar 11:42am chinaski:

ah, we needed some cowbell
Avatar 11:42am d¢ pät:

maybe that's it @common "you can't get away from him"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:43am Parq:

I dig Bowie, but I feel the way you guys do about several other revered performers. Rickie Lee Jones and the Pixies leap to mind. Whaddaya gonna do?
Avatar 11:44am d¢ pät:

first 2 Pixies albums + EP are amazing but you're not alone there Parq. Cecile?
Avatar 11:45am Cecile:

I am not talking about the Pixies ever again.
I love everyone and every band.
Avatar 11:45am steve:

the record i found in the fmu basement!
  Swag For Life Member 11:46am 12539:

Bowie, Prince, Pixies...all well and good, but the one thing I think we can all agree upon is that we all love Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:47am common:

@cecile: heehee! i ate cake with black francis in the 90s. and yes, 12539!
Avatar 11:47am Joe McG:

@12539: Aw, shucks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:47am Andrew Waterloo:

Everytime I listen to the Pixies I'm overwhelmed with the thought that I didn't need to put on all the protective gear the fans recommended.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:47am Greg from Bloomfield:

Joe is the WORST. (Wait, we're talking about Joe Rogan, right?)
Avatar 11:48am Cecile:

whether I LIKE all bands the same, that is matter for debate.
  11:48am V Priceless:

Haha @ Cecile Re: Pixies
Avatar 11:49am Cecile:

I liked Joe Rogan on Newsradio, and his article on joke-stealing was pretty rad.
Avatar 11:49am Cecile:

*sigh*
Avatar 11:50am Joe McG:

@Greg: :)
Avatar 11:50am Cecile:

YES, love this song.
Avatar 11:51am DeaconDave:

I agree with you dc pat
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52am coelacanth:

radiohead; eric clapton; nirvana; neil young...(just trying to start a fight!)
Avatar 11:52am CTEmpress:

Brother Solomn y'all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52am Parq:

12539, hear hear!
Avatar 11:53am d¢ pät:

I fekkin loath Eric Crapton...racist creep.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:53am Parq:

Radiohead, yeah, there's another one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:54am Parq:

The other side of the coin is my not being able to see what's more than mediocre about certain artists whom most people loathe. Look at how I shrugged off that Stars on Creedence thing. And I'm not going to turn this thread into a flame fest by naming any others.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55am efd:

TOP BLONDIE SONG!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55am coelacanth:

...(actually,in MY mind,out of those 4,one of these things does not belong here...I Love the other 3.)
Avatar 11:55am Joe McG:

I got a little carried away with the big records today. Next week back to normal! Thanks for listening, all, and have a great week (if not early summer)!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:56am Parq:

This isn't normal?
Avatar 11:56am Cecile:

efd, this is my favorite time of Blondie
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57am coelacanth:

!! It's noon?
Thank you Joe McG.
is this from plastic letters?
Avatar 11:58am bobdoesthings:

great show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am Greg from Bloomfield:

Thanks as always, Joe!
  Swag For Life Member 11:59am 12539:

Thanks and hola hu, Joe.
Avatar 11:59am Cecile:

They were so NOO YAWK on their first 2 albums.
Avatar 12:00pm d¢ pät:

Danke Joe! @common, see you at the bar at 4pm!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00pm Stevel:

Killer show, again.
Avatar 12:01pm Roberto:

Ahh that's the stuff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:15pm Brian in UK:

Great show to listen to whilst pruning the bay tree. Sounds like a euphemism.
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