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Options September 18, 2014: Don't be a bunch of sore losers....


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Artist Track Album Label Approx. start time
Jim Lauderdale  I Might Seem Like a Loser (But I'm Really Not)   Options Old Time Angels  Sky Crunch Records  0:00:00 ()
Dick Curless  Loser's Cocktail   Options Looking Better Every Beer  Capitol Records  0:03:59 ()
Johnny Paycheck  The Loser   Options Nowhere To Run: The Little Darlin' Years 1966-1970  The Omni Recording Corporation  0:05:37 ()
Whiskeytown  Losering   Options Stranger's Almanac  Outpost Recordings, Moodfood Records  0:08:01 ()
Rod Stewart  What Made Milwaukee Famous (Has Made a Loser Out of Me)   Options The Mercury Anthology  PolyGram Records  0:11:59 ()
Johnny Thunders & Patti Palladin  Two Time Loser   Options Copy Cats  Jungle Records  0:14:46 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
Sounds From the Coney Island Boardwalk       0:17:48 ()
Cracker  Loser   Options Kerosene Hat  Virgin  0:22:59 ()
Chelsea  Le Mauvais Perdant   Options Tramway  Rosebud  0:28:43 ()
Erlend Øye  Every Party Has a Winner and a Loser   Options Unrest  Source, Source  0:31:12 ()
The Cardigans  Losers   Options First Band on the Moon  Stockholm Records, Trampolene  0:35:41 ()
Dolores O'Riordan  Loser   Options Are You Listening?  Sequel Records  0:38:55 ()
Plastiscines  Loser   Options LP1  Virgin  0:41:55 ()
Aaron Spacemuseum  Bigtime Loser   Options Breakup Songs (and General Self Loathing), Vol. 1  Rookie Card Records  0:44:11 ()
Archers of Loaf  Let the Loser Melt   Options Vee Vee  Alias Records  0:46:39 ()
Beck  Loser   Options Mellow Gold  Geffen Records  0:50:09 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
Sounds of Sideshows by the Seashore       0:53:57 ()
Etta James  Losers Weepers, Part One   Options Her Best  Chess  0:57:07 ()
The Brothers of Soul  I Guess That Don't Make Me A Loser   Options I Guess That Don't Make Me A Loser - A Golden Classics Edition  Collectables   0:59:42 ()
Wilson Pickett  Three Time Loser   Options The Wicked Pickett  Atlantic  1:02:36 ()
Nasty Boogie  Loser   Options Fresh Little Fish  Audiovisuals de Sarriá  1:04:51 ()
Derrick Harriott  Loser   Options Loser 7"  Crystal Records  1:12:14 ()
Sugar Minott  Two Time Loser   Options Black Roots  Black Roots  1:15:48 ()
Miho Wada  Piss Off (such a loser)   Options Postcards to your Bed  Miho Wada  1:18:54 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Beach       1:21:32 ()
Crash Coffin  God Loves a Loser   Options Crash Coffin  Mus-I-Col  1:24:59 ()
The Beatles  I'm a Loser   Options Live on the BBC 1964  The Beatles  1:29:19 ()
Janis Joplin  Women is Losers   Options Love, Janis  Sbme Special Mkts.  1:31:45 ()
Warren Zevon  Poor Poor Pitiful Me   Options The Best of Warren Zevon  Elektra/Asylum Records  1:33:45 ()
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers  Even the Losers   Options Greatest Hits  MCA Records  1:36:46 ()
Electric Light Orchestra  Loser Gone Wild   Options Secret Messages  Jet Records  1:40:19 ()
UFO  I'm a Loser   Options No Heavy Petting  Chrysalis  1:45:48 ()
Davie Allan & The Arrows  The Born Loser's Theme   Options Cycle-Delic Sounds  Tower  1:49:30 ()
Commander Cody  Losers' Avenue   Options Dopers, Drunks and Everyday Losers  Blind Pig  1:51:17 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Boardwalk       1:53:32 ()
Angel Witch  Loser   Options Loser 7"  Bronze Records  2:00:56 ()
Motörhead  Loser   Options Iron Fist  Mercury  2:03:15 ()
Iggy & the Stooges  Loser   Options Skull Ring  Virgin  2:07:03 ()
Die Toten Hosen  Armee der Verlierer   Options Opel-Gang  Totenkopf, Virgin  2:09:40 ()
Descendents  I'm Not a Loser   Options Milo Goes To College  New Alliance Records  2:14:02 ()
Slapshot  Loser   Options Greatest Hits, Slashes And Crosschecks  Bridge Nine Records  2:15:28 ()
Hellratz  Verlierer   Options Rattengift  Razorblade Music  2:17:59 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
Sounds From the Coney Island Boardwalk       2:21:11 ()
Eyeless in Gaza  The Eyes of Beautiful Losers   Options Caught in Flux  Cherry Red UK  2:25:03 ()
The Residents  Loser Weed/ Picnic in the Jungle (mashup)   Options Marching to See  Cryptic Corporation  2:30:03 ()
Your 33 Black Angels  Losers   Options Tales Of My Pop-Rock Love Life  Not On Label  2:35:59 ()
Die Mimmi's  Spiel der Verlierer   Options Das Ist Meine Welt  Weser Label  2:40:45 ()
King Tuff  Loser's Wall   Options King Tuff  Sub Pop  2:43:42 ()
Half Man Half Biscuit  Bad Losers on Yahoo Chess   Options CSI: Ambleside  Probe Plus  2:48:04 ()
The Scottish Bagpipes Highland Pipes  Scottish National Anthem Scotland the Brave   Options Scottish Bagpipes  The Scottish Bagpipes Highland Pipes  2:51:37 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 6:05am DeaconDave:

Hi Meghannnnnnnn
  Thu. 9/18/14 6:05am P-90:

Greetings, Meghan, freaks, wonders, human curiosities
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 6:05am Sem Chumbo:

"I feel like I'm winning when I'm losing again." Good morning, Meghan, and DeaconDave.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:05am Meghan:

Hi DeaconnnnnnnnnnnDaveeeeeeeee
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 6:06am Dave B:

WINNING!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:06am Meghan:

Good morning P-90 and Sem Chumbo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:07am Meghan:

hehe.... morning Dave!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 6:07am DeaconDave:

This show sounds great so far . . . not a loser at all
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 6:07am DeaconDave:

The Daves are in the house
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 6:08am Dave B:

Gooooood Morning DOUBLE EWE EPH EM EWE
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 6:08am Sem Chumbo:

P-90, missed seeing you there. What a loser I am.
  Thu. 9/18/14 6:09am P-90:

"Losers" is a winner already. Crack of dawn's a nice time for a couple of country tunes. "Loser's Cocktail" is new to me, brilliant!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 6:09am DeaconDave:

Does one have to be sore to be a loser?
  Thu. 9/18/14 6:11am P-90:

Raspy Rod!
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 6:12am Dave B:

I thought it was Schlitz that made Milwaukee famous.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:13am Meghan:

Raspy Rod..... hahaha... love it!
  Thu. 9/18/14 6:13am P-90:

@Dave: Well, beer in general, there's a bunch of breweries there. Including "Shotz"
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 6:13am BEAVO:

Sam and Daves
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 6:14am pierre:

GOoD Morning Meghan and Parkies !
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:15am Meghan:

Bonjour Pierre!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:17am mauri:

Hey Meghan. Ah damn I just thought today how I keep losing. Making the best of it.
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 6:18am Dave B:

SEM and Daves....HAHA

c2.staticflickr.com...
  Thu. 9/18/14 6:22am dil:

http://dilbert.com/strips/comic/1998-05-04/
  Thu. 9/18/14 6:27am leshwatt:

Morning Meghan! I knew you would get around to this one. Grateful Dead song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:29am Meghan:

hahaha! I have my ways around the Dead.....
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 6:36am BEAVO:

It's A Jerry Garcia solo song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 6:38am DeaconDave:

Never drink beer on a beach . . .
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 6:38am DeaconDave:

...you'll get sand in your Schlitz.
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 6:39am BEAVO:

OK
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:39am David L.B. is RRN63:

...whole 1st set is lost to me...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:41am Meghan:

awww you did lose it RevRab
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 6:41am BEAVO:

Ah Delores went solo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:42am Caryn:

Man, O'Riordan has a recognisable voice!
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 6:43am BEAVO:

So has Phyllis Diller
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:44am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...she lost her Cranberries - bad Thanksgiving for he...maybe 10,000 Maniacs will have her...only a loser would make this mean gratuitous comment...
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 6:45am KP:

Good morning, Meghan & all
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 6:45am kat330:

Good morning, Meghan and non-loser Meghanites! ( Rod Stewart?? The Cranberries chick? )
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 6:47am kat330:

Ah, but Cracker, yes! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:48am Meghan:

good morning Caryn, Beavo, KP and Kat330
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 6:49am BEAVO:

Mornin' Meg
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 6:50am kat330:

@mauri: Et ole luuseri (coached by Philo)!

Beck's-pected!
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 6:50am BEAVO:

Will Scotland be the loser in the end?
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 6:50am Sem Chumbo:

Been waiting for this one.
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 6:50am KP:

They're playing my song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:51am Caryn:

Hey, Meghan & others!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:51am Dave-olution Rabbit:

...predicted - but brilliant...
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 6:51am BEAVO:

How bout the Beatles I'm a Loser?
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 6:51am kat330:

Moi, Caryn! Never seen you here before I don't believe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 6:52am DeaconDave:

I like this song . . . . so just kill me.
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 6:52am jamesie:

Love the Beck oldie. Oldies on the video too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:52am Caryn:

Beck's "Loser" was as much a given for this show as ABBA's "Winner Takes It All" is for next week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:52am Meghan:

Caryn is old school.......
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 6:52am Sem Chumbo:

Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser.
Vince Lombardi
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:52am Meghan:

morning jamesie
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 6:52am kat330:

I LOVE the Beck. Think I was the first to say Beck and Beatles come to mind quickly right after Meghan announced this week's theme last week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:53am Caryn:

Hi, kat! UWTP is one of my regular listens, but recently I've tended to listen without commenting, or listen on the archives. Internet connection is acting up, so it's been challenging listening in.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:54am Dave-olution Rabbit:

...holy crow: 'Loser' used to be thee example of New 'Post-Modernism' in Pop; now it's a conspicuous Oldie...didn't take long, really
...I am so jealous of the name 'Aaron Spacemusueum'...
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 6:55am Philo Gristle:

Morning, Meghan and gang! Doggone it, missed Johnny Paycheck. Being ignorant, all I know about Vince Lombardi is the High School they named after him in a great movie.
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 6:56am Dave B:

DUH. WINNING!

www.dmn3.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:57am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...isn't he the Coach that Ronnie Raygun played?: the Ra Ra Team Go guy ? - that is: my philosophical antithesis...
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 6:57am kat330:

@Caryn: Philo just informed me of that, so I feel like a loser not to have known that. Sorry!

There are just some singers/songs that grind on some last nerve of mine, and Cranberries singer (Dolores) is one of them. That yodeling trick got to be so annoying. And many know my feelings on Rod ...
  Thu. 9/18/14 6:58am Will:

They got a name for the winners in the world, I want a name when I lose.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:58am Meghan:

Good morning Philo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 6:58am Meghan:

oh and you too Will! good morning!
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 7:01am BEAVO:

Drink Scotch whiskey all night long and DIE...
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:02am Philo Gristle:

Lovely sounds this morning, Meghan! That Etta opened up a great set so far!

Oh, and the only band I hate is Oasis. They're a band of losers.
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:02am kat330:

Etta and Wilson, wow!
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:05am jamesie:

Could have sworn that was Charley Musselwhite harp
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:06am Meghan:

hahaha.... I don't play the bands I hate..... Rush, the Dead, James Taylor, etc.
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:07am kat330:

@Meghan: Total agreement on the first two. James Taylor I can take some songs in certain doses. [saw him live at a great concert, and that does make a difference]
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:08am Philo Gristle:

James Taylor was fine in Two-Lane Blacktop!
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 7:09am BEAVO:

Come on you know you were twirlin away at those dead shows in the 80s.
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:10am kat330:

@BEAVO: Not I, never did get into that groove. I prefer 3:30 song length.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:11am Meghan:

the smell of patchouli makes me gag
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 7:11am BEAVO:

I can understand hating Phish but not Jerry.
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:12am Philo Gristle:

Not much of a Dead fan either, but loved some of those Garcia/Grisman records where they did sea shanties and Mississippi John Hurt et al. Good stuff. Oh, can't stand the smell of cooked mushrooms.
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:14am kat330:

@BEAVO: Their "Touch of Grey" will stir me to sing along and toe-tap a bit, but that's about the long and short of it.
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 7:15am BEAVO:

Fair Enough
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:15am kat330:

Derrick Harriott -- Duane's uncle I believe?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:15am Meghan:

I was tortured... I had friends that thought it would be funny to bring me to some Dead cover show at the Winter Garden Theater years ago. I was told we were going to hear some live music, which I was excited for. As we near the place, I start seeing a lot of tie dye. I smell a lot of patchouli. I start to get scared and say- ummmm, what's with all the hippies? In the end I won. I made it miserable for them and they realized that it is not fun to be around those people for an experiment to see how I would react. Why torture someone who adamantly hates that music?
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 7:15am Dave B:

"Patchouli smells like dirt that was fucked by a hobo" - Patton Oswalt
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:16am Dave-olution Rabbit:

The irony of the Dead is: they did an end-run (ugh - sports metaphor) around the Strictures of Pop Music: Album-Hit-Tour - & just did there own thing - & succeeded ! - a whole SubCulture of their own, really
- & then - became an Institution & a Grind all their own (summa them Deadheads - yeah - seriously)
...not a DeadHater by any means - but can you imagine if, say, King Crimson played that much - ?! They'd get so tight they'd Apotheosize the Human Race & we'd all disappear...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:19am Meghan:

the Dead aren't tight! They forgot what they were doing half the time. I'm not saying it shouldn't exist.... I am saying it's not for me. I hate it. I know people hate Nick Cave who I adore. There is something for everyone!
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:20am kat330:

@Meghan: Exactly, hear here!
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 7:20am BEAVO:

I tell ya that incense that they burn in the Catholic and Anglican church services will choke ya to death.
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:22am jamesie:

The dead were extremely popular with the privately educated English public schoolboy friends in the early 70's late 60s. I always hated those fuckers, not friends really but I smoked their dope hmm
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:22am Caryn:

Apparently, Lemmy smells of patchouli. But telling me that Lemmy smells like dirt that was fucked by a hobo is not exactly a surprise. I mean, look at him.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 7:23am Guido from Cologne:

Hello Meghan and everyone!
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:23am kat330:

Some people get sensitive when some of us express our honest opinion. OTOH, there are some frequent commenters who are often dissing something and, for whatever reason, no one piles on them. I'd never pile on someone who said they don't like something -- would not try to reason or try to change his/her mind -- and I always hope for the same in return. But I've been piled on.
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 7:23am Dave B:

"Tuning '77" is my favorite Dead song...

archive.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:25am Caryn:

I have no idea how I feel about the Dead. I haven't heard enough of their stuff to go either way. I've thought some songs were fine, some weren't, so I'm on the fence. Or just going "meh" in the corner.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:25am Dave-olution Rabbit:

...Lemmy *is* dirt f'd by a hobo ! Hahaha ! I love him...Losers Rule...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:25am Meghan:

I am more amazed Lemmy is alive! Plus Lemmy gets a pass.... he was Jimi Hendrix's roadie..... and he's LEMMY!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:26am Meghan:

Wie Gehts Guido!
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 7:27am Dave B:

double post not intentional...

I'm not hating, I just don't like {variable} fanatics - insert religion/band/sports/politics/food/beverage etc
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:27am Caryn:

I just love the story of when Lemmy met the singer of Right Said Fred. The Right Said Fred guy took one look at Lemmy and said, "Overcompensating!" Heh.
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:28am kat330:

I don't know Crash Coffin, but I'm digging this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 7:28am Guido from Cologne:

Alles klar hier Meghan! Danke! Und selbst?

Busy with tax declaration.
WFMU helps cheering up!
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:29am jamesie:

Oh yeah Beatlez
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:29am Dave-olution Rabbit:

John Lennon.
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 7:29am BEAVO:

A lot of music I thought I disliked decades ago I have come to enjoy You have to keep an open mind as with anything else. Or not.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 7:29am Guido from Cologne:

Mono or stereo?
This is the fashionable question nowadays ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:30am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Live BBC - strenuously Mono I'd wager.
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 7:30am Dave B:

well stated Beavo.
  Thu. 9/18/14 7:31am karen:

Yeah!!!! BEATLES live..(well half anyway!)
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:31am Philo Gristle:

Nostalgia can carry a bad song a long way.
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:31am kat330:

@Dave B: Yeah, the worse for me are the people without enough sense of self they only like and dislike whatever someone(s) they worship likes or dislikes. I have no patience for that toady behavior.

And anyone who says their preferences are not influenced by circumstance -- like what you were doing, how old you were, etc., when you first hear a song or group -- is lying to him/herself. I know there are things I will never dislike because of when and how I found it, but can also recognize how someone happening on it at this day and age would *not* like it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:33am Meghan:

Caryn, that is hilarious
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:33am Philo Gristle:

Warren!
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:33am kat330:

This is a stellar set, Meghan!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:33am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I maintain no one makes you feel more more quickly than Janis.
- Zevon!
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 7:35am BEAVO:

Linda R left out the line about what he did with the girl in the hotel room.
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:36am Philo Gristle:

Work beckons. Leaving on a high note -- terrific show as usual, Meghan! Have a swell day, owl!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 7:36am Guido from Cologne:

I dislike a lot of 80ies chart music since it was a shitty period for me and I had to suffer over-heavy rotation at work for breakfast. It doesn't say anything about the quality.

But you can chase me with Eurythmics, talk Talk, Madonna, certain Cure and U2 hits, Rough-Trade-Indie-Pop like Smiths, Woodentops and Sandra, Frankie goes to hollywood, certain Queen, etc.
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 7:37am BEAVO:

Warren Z was so wonderfully twisted.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:37am Meghan:

There are people who like religion, bad music (top 40 garbage), etc. They are all allowed to exist in this world. Sometimes you have control to make it happy for you, but a lot of times you have to suck it up and deal with other people's tastes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:38am Meghan:

wow, really? Woodentops? That is not your average one!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:39am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- now Petty is an Artist I can take or leave - depending on the tune (leave mostly the Hits played too much);
- I admit to an Anti-Populist Streak
(...& I figure if them other Wilburys saw something in him...)
  Thu. 9/18/14 7:39am karen:

Great set, Meghan!
Love the show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:39am Meghan:

Thanks Karen.... morning
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 7:40am Sem Chumbo:

Been a winning set, Meghan. And never to be lost---it will live forever in the archives;-P
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:41am Meghan:

I saw Tom Petty live.... he is the most humble celebrity. And he does an amazing radio show as well....
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:41am kat330:

Philo has a parting word as he puts on his helmet and heads out the door: "Toodle losers!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:42am Caryn:

@kat: I also can't stand people who only listen to one genre of music, or say out and out that they don't listen to this or that genre because "it's all crap". Limiting yourself with artificial definitions is foolish. Chances are, there's something you'll like in every genre of music (and something you hate, too), so why close something off without even trying it.

Or any crazed fans that go berserk if anyone dares say anything that might be considered a slight of their idol. 12-year-olds en masse threatening to kill people for retweeting a negative news report about Bieber? The recent glut of fans who go nuts if anyone dares suggest that "Queen Bey" is not an omnipotent, perfect deity? Sheesh.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:44am Meghan:

hahaha.... nice Philo!
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:45am kat330:

@Caryn: You're sharing my soapbox, Finn friend. Exactly agree. I see it happen all the time where the acolytes of someone very learned about a group or sound will kowtow to everything that person dictates about taste. No identity of their own.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 7:45am DeaconDave:

UFO!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 7:46am Ken From Hyde Park:

See you later, Loser Nation. I'm off to work now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 7:46am DeaconDave:

HEY! I resemble that remark!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:47am Meghan:

oh Ken, you loser.... you are gonna miss it! hehe!
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 7:47am Dave B:

Double plus thanks for the UFO.

Song of my yoot.
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:48am kat330:

The only losers at FMU are those too closed off to appreciate something of all genres of all generations.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 7:49am Meghan:

Yoot!
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 7:50am Dave B:

Part of the appeal of the Park, kat330
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:50am kat330:

Boogie!
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 7:51am Dave B:

BOOGER!

www.youjustmademylist.com...
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 7:55am kat330:

Love absolutely everyone that made up the Traveling Wilburys.
  Thu. 9/18/14 7:58am randy:

Listening to your show as always in my classroom at the Toledo Early College High School. Told the kids I was dedicating your show today to them. Not true though. They are the best kids ever. If you gave them a shout out it would be perfect.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:02am Meghan:

hahaha.... poor guys! They aren't losers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:02am Kurt Gottschalk:

this is why i can't listen to your show while working - i keep wanting to talk to you! i saw tom petty once - went for the opener, stayed for him, he kicked ass. didn't expect that. also there's this insane book called 'punk diary' where someone just wrote in his journal who was playing at what clubs in london 76-79 or so. no flyers, just his handwriting. it's kinda awesome. ok, back to work. keep rocking.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:03am Caryn:

The classroom better listen in to next week's show too, randy! Just to even things out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:03am Meghan:

Hey Kurt! I have that book! Haven't read it yet! It's in my pile of books I need to get to!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:04am Caryn:

Oh, Lemmy, you patchouli-reeking loser... Oh, I kid.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:05am Kurt Gottschalk:

punk diary is so nuts. i feel like i mighta done that as a teenager - if i had lived anywhere where bands played.
  Thu. 9/18/14 8:07am P-90:

@Kurt: G'Morning! So why would you be surprised that Tom Petty, Mike Campbell, and their band of seasoned, first-class musicians "kicked ass"? Wouldn't you have been more surprised if they DIDN'T kick ass?
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 8:08am kat330:

@P-90: Yeah, I'd say Petty and the Heartbreakers could be the picture in the dictionary defining "tight bands."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:10am Dave-olution Rabbit:

...you can be too tight...
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 8:10am bibi:

hi meghan & submarine people.
how come today's theme isnt 'scot' !?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:11am Kurt Gottschalk:

hey p90 - point taken. i didn't mean to say i was _right_ to not think they'd kick ass.
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 8:11am kat330:

@Dave-olution: Not this early in the morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:12am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

: )
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:12am Meghan:

haha... no it isn't bibi.... but I could do one if they win!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:13am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I mean, for instance - when a Live band is just like Record - & there's no point going...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 8:14am Guido from Cologne:

hi bibi!
esp. with scottish DJs @ work
*grin*
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 8:15am kat330:

Realize I probably need to explain what a dictionary with pages and pictures is.
  Thu. 9/18/14 8:15am P-90:

Seriously, I think there's a little bit of snobbery here...
Like in WFMU-land there's a prejudice that any act that's had some big hit records and gotten a ridiculous amount of airplay and exposure couldn't really be that good...
if the Heartbreakers, Steely Dan, Fleetwood Mac, etc. were relatively obscure bands sopported primarily by cult followings, but their records sounded exactly the same, they'd be respected and even championed here......just sayin'.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:15am listener james from westwood:

Meghan, thanks for the Boston Phoenix love. As a Boston College undergrad I always looked forward to the big stacks of Phoenixes that would appear in the student commons before each weekend. It filled me in on so many local cultural options that I'd have had no other way of finding out about, barring visiting each venue every night (which was indeed a temptation).
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:15am Kurt Gottschalk:

oh mother of mercy, sometimes i forget i'm listening to an internet-only show...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:16am Meghan:

I am part Scot and Northern Irish (outside Belfast)..... so it's kinda one in the same, yes?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:16am Meghan:

hahaha! The joys of no censoring!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:17am Kurt Gottschalk:

i've played both steely dan and fleetwood mac (yes, stevie lindsey mac). there might be a bit of fmu snobbery but only a bit of a bit. i'd argue less so than at lots of "nonmainstream" stations.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:18am Caryn:

@RRN63: oh, I don't know. Queen always put on a great live show at the same time as sounding very much like their records. Especially with the amount of overproduction and autotune being used, if someone manages to reproduce their recorded sound live, I'm more impressed than upset. It just proves they actually have musical ability. (This does not include those acts that "reproduce their recorded sound" by miming.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:18am Kurt Gottschalk:

plus we have clay pigeon to up the numbers!
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 8:18am kat330:

@P-90: Again, we're sharing a soapbox, only I'd increase it from "a little bit" in certain corners. If people just go with their honest gut instead of what they read or what they're told, I think they'd be surprised time and again with what they actually like.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:19am Meghan:

hahaha.... yes we do Kurt.... yes we do!
  Thu. 9/18/14 8:19am P-90:

@Kurt: Check out Nick the Bard's fill-in from June 26, it was an ORGY of web-only-ness!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:21am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...wrong emphasis maybe: some Petty tunes I really like - too much Byrds & stuff in it for me to resist
...I call myself Anti-Populist - I'm sick of what's Overplayed - & that's basic to what used to be called 'Alternative' - which like 'New Wave' was the polite version of Punk, probably...
- & it'd be weird if there's none of that in the FreeForm Community (...or - whatever it is)
- why most of us are here - to hear something else...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 8:21am Guido from Cologne:

... comprehensible Meghan! :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 8:24am Guido from Cologne:

:-)
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 8:24am Dave B:

I think it's closer to phonetically sounding like "fehr lee rehr"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:24am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Queen are an interesting example: their Abilities to both Rawk - & Record - are unequivocal. It happens that their earlier stuff is more to my taste than what got in the Top40 later.
- also - playing 'clean' & precise whilst Rawking is kinda their speciality specifically...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:24am common:

good thursday meghan and people!
  Thu. 9/18/14 8:25am randy:

Woohoo! Kids loved it. Thanks.
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 8:26am kat330:

That was sweet, Meghan.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 8:26am Guido from Cologne:

Though it is not the best song from that album ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:27am Meghan:

good morning common!

Glad they loved it Randy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 8:30am Guido from Cologne:

Interesting mashup
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 8:31am pierre:

The Residents will always be the top
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:33am common:

has anyone seen the residents documentary?
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 8:35am pierre:

I was about to say what common is saying
  Thu. 9/18/14 8:36am P-90:

@common: Yes, the more of a Residents fan you already are, the more you'll enjoy it. IMO.
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 8:39am pierre:

so it is out ? that documentary…
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:40am common:

i gotta see it p-90! thanks!
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 8:41am bibi:

im jealous, why so many verliereren and so few perdants ?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:42am Meghan:

The French just weren't making many good songs about losers....
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 8:43am kat330:

Or songs about tossers?
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 8:45am bibi:

so now we know why this pretention reputation... we just dont sing enough about losers and losing in general.
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 8:45am KP:

Residents documentary! That sounds very interesting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 8:46am Cheri Pi:

Oh man waht a great playlist today! GOOD MORNING
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:47am Meghan:

Nope Bibi..... you are above that!

Good morning Cheri Pi!
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 8:48am kat330:

@Meghan: For sure this program was not a tosser. Thanks! Have a winning week all.
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 8:49am pierre:

everybody is loosing in France, it's just that nobody says it
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 8:50am bibi:

missed most but great final, meghan, thx.
this half biscuit half tune doesnt have half a title.
'loser of scotland' to end it up ? daring.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:51am Kurt Gottschalk:

JONESY!
oh, sorry...
  Thu. 9/18/14 8:51am SeanG:

Jonesy! hahaha
  Thu. 9/18/14 8:51am P-90:

HAhahaha
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 8:52am bibi:

i hope you are not premonitory cursing the polls !!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:52am Meghan:

nope.... I'm wearing plaid right now....
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 8:53am Sem Chumbo:

Thanks for this morning's show, Meghan! See you next time.
  Thu. 9/18/14 8:53am Apple_Crumble:

I voted #Yes earlier!!
  Thu. 9/18/14 8:53am P-90:

If Scotland becomes "independent" does that mean Sean Connery can be president?
  Thu. 9/18/14 8:54am SeanG:

that was funny Meghan!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/18/14 8:56am Guido from Cologne:

CU
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 8:56am KP:

Bye, Meghan. Good luck with your Independence!
Avatar Thu. 9/18/14 8:57am pierre:

Merci Meghan
Avatar    Thu. 9/18/14 8:57am Dave B:

DECLARE INDEPENDENCE!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 8:57am Kurt Gottschalk:

WOOHOO!
  Thu. 9/18/14 8:58am P-90:

Thanks Meghan! See you tomorrow at Monty Hall!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/18/14 9:08am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...course - the problem w/ Commercial Radio - in any Format/Genre - is it only plays three songs by anyone...
- Thx Meghan ! - All.
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