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Saturday, July 4, 2015 Options
The Great American Songbook

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TICKET GIVEAWAY TONIGHT!

We have two pairs of tickets available to see the groundbreaking Peruvian Amazonian chicha (surf-cumbia) band Los Wembler’s de Iquitos, in their first New York appearance, at Pioneer Works, 159 Pioneer St., in Brooklyn, Thursday July 9th, at 7 pm..

To enter the drawing for a pair of tickets, email me, Rob W, here and please put "TIX" in the subject line.

Anyone may enter but I will draw first among entrants who have not won tickets in the past 8 weeks, and then I'll draw again from all entrants if tickets are still left.

The deadline to enter is Sunday, July 5th, 2015 at 11:59 pm.

Winners will be notified by noon (NYC time), Tuesday, July 7th, 2015.

This Week's Playlist:

(* = new)

Sinn Sisamouth: Na Min Sane (Who Doesn't Love Me, a/k/a Sugar Sugar) Options (0:00:00 )

Ros Sereysothea: Yom Srolaunh Kyoum (Proud Mary) Options (0:03:58 )

E.T. Mensah & the Tempos: Various Artists: Last King of Scotland Soundtrack Options (0:07:15 )

Patricia Motaung and the Super Five: Save Me Options / 7" (0:10:08 )

Dr. Nico: Save Me Options / Dr. Nico & L'Orchestre African Fiesta Sukisa / Sonodisc (0:12:53 )

Wanderléa: Vou Lhe Contar (Pushin' Too Hard) Options / Various Artists: Cover the Earth (0:19:02 )

The Bogard Brothers: That Will be the Day Options / Various Artists: Flying Rock / Global Village (0:20:50 )

Bulawayo Sweet Rhythms: In the Mood Options / 78 / London (0:23:25 )

Okinawan artists uncredited: Great Balls of Fire Options / Christian Mission LP (0:26:35 )

Grace Chang: I Want Your Love (I Want You to be my Baby) Options / 78 / Pathé (Hong Kong) (0:28:13 )

Ray Barretto: Wipe Out Options / Acid / * (0:31:18 )
New reissue (with bonus tracks)

Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra: Black Albino Bones Options / Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra (0:33:43 )
OK, I've just blown the concept with this song as Fucked Up is Canadian. But, we do thank them for filling up WFMU's Monty Hall last Saturday.

Los Mirlos: Cumbia Thriller Options (0:42:53 )

Chicha Libre: Alone Again Or Options / Cuatro Covers / Barbes (0:45:56 )

Los Miticos del Ritmo: Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough Options / Los Miticos del Ritmo (0:50:00 )

Senor Coconut: Beat It Options / Fiesta Songs (0:52:51 )

Wilfrido Vargas: El Cucu (Don't Mess With My Toot Toot) Options / Mas Que un Loco (0:56:19 )

Orchestre Super Mazembe: Malaba d'Amour Options / Kaivaska / Virgin (1:02:32 )

Maloko: In the Midnight Hour Options / Soul on Fire / World Music Network Digital (1:05:23 )

Ozomatli: Little Boxes Options / Various Artists: Weeds Soundtrack (1:08:36 )

Sones de Mexico Ensemble Chicago: Esta Tierra Es Tuya (This Land is Your Land) Options / Esta Tierra Es Tuya (1:11:33 )

Tarika: Malaloko (Be My Baby) Options / Koba (1:13:49 )

Artist Uncredited: Titanic - Dangdut Version Options (1:17:55 )

Sabah Habas Mustafa: Lost Highway Options / Denpasar Moon (1:20:26 )

Campur DKI: Ring My Bell Options / Funky Dangdut (1:25:22 )

Panta Siklja: NAFTA on my Mind Options / Various Artists: Cover the Earth (1:33:09 )

Nightlosers: Good Night Irene Options / Nightlosers Present the Groove Distillery (1:34:58 )

Taraf de Haidouks: Corinna, Corinna Options / Various Artists: From Another World: A Tribute to Bob Dylan (1:37:33 )

Boban Markovic Orkestar / Goran Bregovic: Ya Ya Ringe Ringe Raja Options / Best of Goran Bregovic (1:44:16 )

Kocani Orkestar: Rainy Day Woman # 12 & 35 Options / Various Artists: From Another World: A Tribute to Bob Dylan (1:45:45 )

Banda Cuisillos Musical: Land Of a Thousand Dances Options / Banda Cuisillos Musical de Arturo Macias (1:50:32 )

Tecno Banda de Juan Angel Salinas: Bule Bule Options / Bule Bule / WEA (1:53:20 )

Banda Lagunera: Blitzkrieg Bop Options (1:55:59 )

Prakash Band: Tequila Options / Various Artists: Disco Bhangra / Disk Union / Avant (1:59:10 )

Balsara and His Swinging Sitars: Tequila Options / Balsara & His Singing Sitars / Odeon (2:00:49 )

Mike Meyers: The Joker Options / Various Artists: The Love Guru OST (2:03:34 )

Purna Das Baul and Bapi Das Baul: Mr. Tambourine Man Options / Various Artists: From Another World: A Tribute to Bob Dylan (2:05:48 )

Mohammed Rafi and Geeta Dutt: Yeh Hai Bombay Meri Jaan (Based on My Darling Clementine) Options / CID (Bollywood OST) (2:09:19 )

Natacha Atlas: I Put a Spell on You Options / Ayeshteni (2:12:25 )

Albert Kuvezin And Yat-Kha: Black Magic Woman Options / Re-Covers (2:15:54 )

June Tabor and the Oysterband: The Dark End of the Street Options / Ragged Kingdom (2:26:11 )

Elage Diouf: I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow Options / Aksil / Tacca Musique (2:28:39 )

John Holt: Stagger Lee Options / Various Aritsts: The Definitive Collection of Federal Records (1964-1982) / VP Records (2:33:02 )

Toots and the Maytals: Country Road Options / Funky Kingston / Island (2:37:21 )

Original Tropicana Steel Band: Ain't No Sunshine Options / Various Artists: West Indies Funk, Volume 3 / Trans Air (2:39:10 )

Tracy Thornton Steel Band: Rockaway Beach Options / Various Artists: Cover the Earth (2:42:21 )

Sachal Studios Orchestra: Take Five Options / Take Five (2:44:24 )

Mute Beat: Dub No. 5 Options (2:54:56 )

Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain: Shaft Options / Various Artists: Cambridge Folk Festival: Celebrating 50 Years / Delphonic (2:54:42 )



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Listener comments!

Avatar    Sat. 7/4/15 6:23pm SeanG:

great stuff Rob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 7/4/15 6:24pm Ken From Hyde Park:

England hit a penalty kick in second overtime and lead Germany 1-0 with a few minutes to go.
Avatar    Sat. 7/4/15 6:25pm Rob W:

Thanks SeanG! Happy holiday or non-holiday as the case may be, dear listeners...
Avatar    Sat. 7/4/15 6:26pm Rob W:

We ran into the Colombian womens' team in the airport on our way to Scotland a few weeks ago! They were presumably connecting on their way to Canada...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 7/4/15 6:57pm Rhody Chris:

I almost like this version of Beat It better than the original. Happy 4th everybody
Avatar    Sat. 7/4/15 6:58pm Rob W:

Happy 4th, thanks Rhody Chris!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 7/4/15 6:59pm Bas NL:

Hi Rob! Greetings from a Tour de France and heat wave laden Utrecht!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 7/4/15 7:01pm Rhody Chris:

Did you get out to see the TT today Bas?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 7/4/15 7:05pm Bas NL:

@Rhody: Yes for sure! Today and tomorrow the routes pass some 200 yards from my home!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 7/4/15 7:09pm Rhody Chris:

Lucky! I have to rely on Eurosport clips on youtube 6 hours after the stage is over so I usually just see the last 15-20 km of each stage. How's the wind looking for tomorrow? I love that we essentially get to see a couple of spring classics in July this year
Avatar    Sat. 7/4/15 7:09pm Rob W:

I heard about this heat wave Bas, even the Netherlands is going close to 30 degrees C. We sure didn't feel it in Scotland when we were there last month. Enjoy the Tour bike-by!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 7/4/15 7:11pm Stanley:

Greetings from Scotland, Rob, where we're also enjoying the high temperatures.
Avatar    Sat. 7/4/15 7:12pm Rob W:

Hi Stanley, enjoy the warm Caledonian breezes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 7/4/15 7:13pm Stanley:

I had forgotten how much I love soukous. Was completely smitten by it once upon a time. BTW Bob what were you doing over here last month?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 7/4/15 7:14pm Bas NL:

We had 33 deg C (92 F) today; a real challenge. But a nice light breeze. Tomorrow the wind will become a real problem later in the day. Might become a problem when the Tour riders approach the Dutch coast, where the finish will be..
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 7/4/15 7:17pm Stanley:

*Rob* typo, just in from a night out, shouldn't be typing like this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 7/4/15 7:18pm Rhody Chris:

I'll be facing about 95F/35C temps and 35km/h winds on my long Sunday ride tomorrow here in Texas so I'll be feeling their pain a little bit. Not quite matching their 160+ km but I'm not a trained pro either.
Avatar    Sat. 7/4/15 7:20pm Rob W:

Hi Stanley, we were just visiting - my better half Katie always wanted to go to the beautiful Hebrides - we visited Skye, Mull, Iona, Staffa. And we dropped in on a bunch of trad / folk music sessions in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Also saw the Treacherous Orchestra at Oran Mor in Glasgow. And, well, I ate haggis in many varieties and enjoyed the creative Indian cuisine at Mother India and Mother India Cafe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 7/4/15 7:24pm Bas NL:

Best of luck @Rhody! Sounds like you qualify as a pro, with those conditions.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 7/4/15 7:27pm Stanley:

That's great Rob, hope you enjoyed the Islands and the weather wasn't too bad. We're booked for a week on Arran in September. Its another world over there.
BTW this is unmistakenly Sabah Habas Mustafa.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 7/4/15 7:29pm Stanley:

Glasgow is famous, amongst other things, for its indian restuarants.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 7/4/15 7:30pm Rhody Chris:

Thanks Bas! I've done 160km in hotter and windier conditions but I don't think I can hold pro-level speeds for that long! My average on something like that would be around 27km/h, not even training speed for most of those guys
Avatar    Sat. 7/4/15 7:31pm Rob W:

Stanley, yes, we had a great time and the weather was really quite good, thank you Scotland! And the Indian food was great too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 7/4/15 7:34pm Bas NL:

@Rhody: I think the projections are some four hours for 166km... scary to think of it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 7/4/15 7:40pm Rhody Chris:

That's insane. I've done that in under 6 hours with a couple short refill breaks but I can't imagine coming even close to 4 hours, even on the NL flats with no winds. Cyclists are some serious athletes
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 7/4/15 7:44pm Bas NL:

Today was a 16.5km track. Winner finished in under 15 min. Some 66km/h!
  Sat. 7/4/15 7:51pm Robyn Brentano:

Best show EVER! This is what the 4th should sound like ALWAYS.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 7/4/15 7:54pm Rhody Chris:

Rohan Dennis' official average was 55.4 km/h but that's still nuts. I follow Laurens ten Dam and several of the Lotto/Jumbo guys on Strava and he hit 75km/h on the course! They hit 94 on their WARM-UP ride
Avatar    Sat. 7/4/15 7:57pm Rob W:

Thanks Robyn!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 7/4/15 7:58pm Rhody Chris:

This is much better than hearing Lee Greenwood sing Proud To Be an American 7 times on my local radio stations today
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 7/4/15 8:01pm JakeGould:

This show has got me covered!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 7/4/15 8:25pm JakeGould:

That Prakash Band version of Tequila sounded like “Gigantor.”
  Sat. 7/4/15 8:33pm kk:

catching the tail end tonight but really enjoying it so far. cheers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 7/4/15 8:40pm maestroso:

Same here, great show Rob!
  Sat. 7/4/15 8:41pm kk:

awe yisss country road is one of my fave songs!
Avatar    Sat. 7/4/15 8:43pm Rob W:

Thanks kk and maestroso and Jake! Yes, I couldn't resist playing the Maytals version of Country Roads...
  Sat. 7/4/15 8:48pm Tom P:

Fantastic show, Rob. Thanks!
  Sat. 7/4/15 8:59pm Mark:

Seriously, this ukulele version of "Shaft" is the greatest thing I've ever heard in my life.
  Sat. 7/4/15 8:59pm kk:

killin it with these covers
Avatar    Sat. 7/4/15 9:00pm Rob W:

Thanks everyone, stay tuned for Pat and Prove it All Night!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 7/4/15 9:01pm Bas NL:

Thanks Rob!
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