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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Zed  The Fremen   Favoriting Plastic Dance  Cache Cache / Finders Keepers  2015  CD    *   0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Zombi  DMC-12   Favoriting The Zombi Anthology  Relapse  2015  CD    *   0:06:16 (Pop-up)
Apprentice Destroyer  The Cloud Fortress   Favoriting Glass Ceiling Universe  Castle Face  2015  CD    *   0:10:30 (Pop-up)
The Moonlandingz  Blow Football with J. Carpenter   Favoriting Expanded EP  Chimera  2015  CD    *   0:18:43 (Pop-up)
John Carpenter  Vortex (Uniform Remix)   Favoriting John Carpenter's Lost Themes Remixed  Sacred Bones  2015  CD    *   0:20:43 (Pop-up)
Bézier  Centrifuge   Favoriting Telomeres  Dark Entries  2015  CD    *   0:24:15 (Pop-up)
Die Goldenen Zitronen  Fan Without Fan   Favoriting Flogging a Dead Frog  Altin Village and Mine  2015  CD    *   0:29:01 (Pop-up)
Alan Jefferson  Zeon/Flight of the Strainer   Favoriting Galactic Nightmare  Trunk  2015  CD  Early 80s  *   0:34:26 (Pop-up)
Patrick Cowley  Don't Ask   Favoriting Muscle Up  Dark Entries  2015  CD  Late 70s  *   0:39:59 (Pop-up)
Jonas Reinhardt  Androma   Favoriting Palace Savant  Further  2015  CD    *   0:46:41 (Pop-up)
Steve Hauschildt  Arpeggiare   Favoriting Where All Is Fled  Kranky  2015  CD    *   0:50:29 (Pop-up)
The Space Lady  Across the Universe   Favoriting The Space Lady & Burnt Ones Split EP  Castle Face  2015  CD    *   0:58:18 (Pop-up)
 
Bud Shank  Flying   Favoriting Magical Mystery  World Pacific  1968  LP      1:10:38 (Pop-up)
The Hollyridge Strings  I Am the Walrus   Favoriting The Hollyridge Strings Play the Beatles Song Book Volume 5  Capitol  1968  LP  Thanks to Jim Price for this LP!    1:14:23 (Pop-up)
Morgana King  Tomorrow Never Knows   Favoriting Fixin' Hole: Tamar's 2003 WFMU Marathon Premium  WFMU  2003  CD-R      1:17:21 (Pop-up)
Keely Smith  A Hard Day's Night   Favoriting Keely Smith Sings the John Lennon-Paul McCartney Songbook  Reprise  1965  LP      1:19:56 (Pop-up)
The Boss Guitars  I Feel Fine   Favoriting Shindig  Kapp  1965  LP      1:23:04 (Pop-up)
Enoch Light and the Light Brigade  Get Back   Favoriting Spaced Out  Project 3  1969  LP      1:25:12 (Pop-up)
Gladys Knight & the Pips  Yesterday   Favoriting Silk N' Soul  Soul  1968  LP      1:28:47 (Pop-up)
 
 
Single File: a bunch of random 45s played lined up in a row
Clout  Portable Radio   Favoriting single  EMI  1980  45      1:37:22 (Pop-up)
Bill Haley & His Comets  Rock-A-Beatin' Boogie   Favoriting single  Decca  1955  45      1:40:03 (Pop-up)
Anthony Armstrong Jones  Proud Mary   Favoriting single  Chart  1969  45      1:42:25 (Pop-up)
Jimmy Riddle  Yakety Eeeph   Favoriting single  Decca  1970  45      1:44:48 (Pop-up)
Thundermug  You Really Got Me   Favoriting single  Axe  1972  45      1:46:33 (Pop-up)
Pam Mullin  Thank God for You People   Favoriting single  Soul Deep  1976  45  Yes, thank god for all of WMFU's listeners and donators!    1:49:16 (Pop-up)
The Style Council  You're the Best Thing   Favoriting single  Polydor  1984  45      1:52:30 (Pop-up)
Harry Toledo and the Rockets  Busted Chevrolet   Favoriting single  Spy  1977  45  Prod. by John Cale    1:56:43 (Pop-up)
Paper Dragon  April Fool   Favoriting single  Bell  1969  45      1:59:14 (Pop-up)
 
Fotheringay  The Way I Feel   Favoriting Nothing More: The Collected Fotheringay  Island/Universal  2015  CD  live in Rotterdam, 1970  *   2:13:45 (Pop-up)
Fotheringay  Bruton Town   Favoriting Nothing More: The Collected Fotheringay  Island/Universal  2015  CD  band rehearsal  *   2:18:11 (Pop-up)
Fotheringay  Wild Mountain Thyme   Favoriting Nothing More: The Collected Fotheringay  Island/Universal  2015  CD  On the BBC, 1970  *   2:23:12 (Pop-up)
Fotheringay  The Lowlands of Holland   Favoriting Nothing More: The Collected Fotheringay  Island/Universal  2015  CD  On the BBC, 1970  *   2:27:06 (Pop-up)
Lena Willemark and Kirsten Braten-Berg  Farvel   Favoriting Cold Ladies: Eva's 2004 WFMU Marathon Premium  WFMU  2004  CD-R  From 1993    2:29:45 (Pop-up)
Frostlake  Endless Rain   Favoriting White Moon, Black Moon  Discus  2015  CD    *   2:31:19 (Pop-up)
Maki Asakawa  Blue Spirit Blues   Favoriting Maki Asakawa  Honest Jon's  2015  CD  From 1972  *   2:35:50 (Pop-up)
Esmerine  19/14   Favoriting Lost Voices  Constellation  2015  CD    *   2:41:30 (Pop-up)
Midnight Doctors  Chump Change   Favoriting Through a Screen and Into a Hole  Ouro Disc  2015  CD    *   2:47:21 (Pop-up)
Tindersticks  Here   Favoriting Working for the Man  Island  2004  CD  From 1995    2:51:50 (Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

  9:02am
Claw!:

Happy happy happy happy!
  9:02am
Brendan:

Zed's dead baby?
  9:03am
V Priceless:

Hiya Joe, Hiya!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04am
Marcel M:

Moring Joe. I am very intrigued by this opening song. Space blast off.
Avatar 9:04am
Cheri Pi:

Pew pew!
  9:04am
Brendan:

Joe! Listeners! Commentater-tots!
  9:05am
Claw!:

This has a bit of a Heliocentrics vibe... I like it!
Avatar 9:07am
sphere:

morning. there are more Dune-related tunes out there than any other SF novel. weird.
Avatar 9:07am
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Spaaaaace Maaaaadnessss ....
www.facebook.com...
  9:07am
P-90:

Yip yip etc!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08am
Guido from Cologne:

good morning joe and everyone
  9:09am
Claw!:

How exciting... I was in an synthy 80s horror soundtrack clickhole yesterday, and this feels like a continuation of that. :-) Zombi is awesome. I saw them open for Goblin. Killer show.
  9:09am
r i s k y:

Yeeeah!
Avatar 9:14am
Joe McG:

Happy Monday, everyone, and welcome to my spaceship.
  9:15am
DrTerminus:

Morning everyone. Loving this.
  9:16am
Brendan:

Captain Joe, I've set a course for Omega3.
  9:17am
blee:

This spaceship has a pretty sweet wizard
Avatar 9:18am
Joe McG:

@blee: Stars on his hat, moons on his cloak.
Avatar 9:19am
Ben Uno-Air Logic:

good morning all. here we are - monday again.
  9:20am
r i s k y:

Killing the game this morning! Thank you, making my day day day day day.
  9:20am
blee:

Meant to say: This spaceship has a pretty sweet wizard and unicorn airbrush paint job. I'm digging it.
  9:21am
blee:

Definitely moon on his hat, stars on his cloak!
  9:22am
Brendan:

Achtung an alle Planeten des Solar Federation, Wir haben die Kontrolle übernommen
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22am
melinda:

Morning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am
doctorjazz:

Good morning!
  9:26am
P-90:

Space Disco...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26am
Polyus:

Lookin' FRESH in my brand-new WFMU t-shirt today.
  9:27am
KP:

Good morning Joe
  9:27am
Brendan:

blue moons and yellow stars ? Sounds magically delicious.
Avatar 9:28am
Joe McG:

@Polyus: Yes, everyone, we've already started mailing the goodies for the silent fundraiser, so you should see something in your mailboxes soon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:29am
Ken From Hyde Park:

@Polyus - You gave Joe something to do!
Avatar 9:29am
Cheri Pi:

Joe are you wearing a silver onesie and uniglasses?
Avatar 9:30am
Cheri Pi:

Joe, my Muuro pin fell off my jacket, any chance a backup copy could be thrown into my swag bag?
Avatar 9:30am
sphere:

The studio is probably covered in tinfoil.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:31am
Brian in UK:

Hey Joe, this is looking like a wee small hours of the morning playlist.
Avatar 9:31am
Joe McG:

@CP: Yes, and my wife Maureen also looks dashing in hers, as do my children Will and Penny.
Avatar 9:32am
Joe McG:

@also CP: Yes, I will send you one today! :)
  9:32am
Brendan:

Man ! The Tardis is way better for getting to work.
Avatar 9:32am
Cheri Pi:

You and your silver pj'd family are the best!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:33am
Guido from Cologne:

this is very much the future of the 1970ies
  9:33am
Claw!:

I'm debuting my shredding chipmunk shirt today, and it looks damn good on me, if I do say so myself.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:34am
Brian in UK:

@Brendan that is due to the derivation of Tardis from tardy: behind time.
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Joe McG:

@Claw!: ;)
  9:37am
Brendan:

@Brian exactly, relatively speaking
  9:39am
Brendan:

Outta sight, Joe! This is one badass mothership.
Avatar 9:42am
Joe McG:

@Brendan: I didn't mean for it to go on this long, but I'm enjoying it myself, so what the hell! Or should I say heavens.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:46am
Brian in UK:

Joe, it is the same place.
  9:46am
Brendan:

@Joe No apologies. When you're in the Surface Noise Zone (just beyond the Kuiper Belt ), and you find a groove just ride it!
  9:47am
Brendan:

Im thinking this set would play really well in a planetarium
Avatar 9:48am
Joe McG:

@Brendan: Yes! I'm tapping into Music from the Hearts of Space this morning. Does anyone remember that show?
Avatar 9:49am
Chris from DC:

Ha, yes indeed, Hearts of Space.
  9:49am
Claw!:

This is one of your best sets in recent memory, Joe. They're all great, but this one has been exceptional. :-)
Avatar 9:50am
sphere:

Hearts of Space is actually still around and on the Net: www.hos.com
Avatar 9:50am
sphere:

This set also reminds me of Carl Sagan's Cosmos soundtrack.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:50am
Brian in UK:

Intergalactic Surfing with Joe 'No Sonic Frailties' McGasko.
Avatar 9:50am
Joe McG:

@Claw!: Why, thanks! Sometimes you just get into a thing and you don't want to leave it....@sphere: WOW! It's still out there!
  9:51am
Brendan:

Greeting stargazers!
  9:54am
Brendan:

Beautiful
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:55am
Bronwyn Bishop:

Lovin it Joe!
Avatar 9:56am
Joe McG:

Hey, Bronwyn! :)
  9:57am
P-90:

My vote, @Capt. McG: the further this voyage goes, the better.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57am
Whosondephone:

This is Good Man!@
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am
Bronwyn Bishop:

Yay Space Lady! And one of my favorite songs too!
Avatar 9:59am
adrian in mpls:

Space Lady! Love this version!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59am
Ken From Hyde Park:

If this is (mostly) new music, then just maybe there is hope for this planet.
Avatar 9:59am
the Canterbury wood-elf:

This set wouldn't haven't been complete without The Space Lady!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- yes great cover.
  9:59am
KP:

A natural for the Space Lady
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Ear Hammer:

!!!!!!!!!
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Chris from DC:

Space Lady! Good stuff.
  10:02am
Brendan:

WFMUniverse
  10:02am
Brendan:

Had to give your call sign
  10:04am
V Priceless:

(dot)Borg
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:05am
WakkaWakka:

youre cracking me up Joe! space is REAL : O
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:06am
Brian in UK:

Let's have some Didgeree Don't.
  10:07am
original famous sugarwolf:

What if I already have a Z in my name?!?!
  10:09am
KP:

Is that like the stealth album of shredders and newbies wailing at Guitar Center?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:10am
Fuzzy:

Space is the place!
  10:13am
Brendan:

Careful theres a rattlesnake in this song
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:14am
doctorjazz:

Man, what a cool cover of Flying!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:14am
Guido from Cologne:

great Beatles cover
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:15am
doctorjazz:

Goo Goo Ga Choob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:15am
Marcel M:

@Joe: Have you heard Boris' I Am The Walrus cover?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:16am
ChrisB.:

I was so close to buying this at a record swap yesterday. I think it was Vol. 3.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17am
Marcel M:

@Joe: Boris with Merzbow, actually.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17am
Bronwyn Bishop:

Loving all the Beatles covers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17am
Fuzzy:

On par with the Pop-O-Pies version!
  10:18am
P-90:

A Muzaktacular "Walrus"!
Avatar 10:18am
sphere:

Junior Walker's cover of Tomorrow Never Knows is also boss. :)
Avatar 10:19am
Joe McG:

@sphere: Also Steve Marcus'!
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Sean B.:

@Joe I gotta look and into this Bud Shank fellow, as that cover was a spectacular Jazz piece!.
Avatar 10:20am
PKNY:

@sphere - do you mean Junior Parker? He does "Tomorrow", as well as a funky cover of "Taxman" on the same record --> www.youtube.com...
Avatar 10:22am
thedunkel:

NICE SET JOE!
  10:22am
frenchee:

after a convo about those mopheads, I tune in to wfmu and there's Keely! way to go, Joe!
  10:22am
V Priceless:

This rules
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:23am
doctorjazz:

Didn't Ella do one like this "Hard Day's Night"?
Avatar 10:27am
the Canterbury wood-elf:

Has anyone ever covered "Revolution No. 9"?
Avatar 10:27am
Joe McG:

@doc: I think she done did!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28am
Fuzzy:

Mrs. Miller did a bang-up version too!
Avatar 10:28am
the Canterbury wood-elf:

...or "It's Only a Northern Song"?
Avatar 10:28am
Kurt Gottschalk:

i'm loving this so much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28am
Bronwyn Bishop:

Love Enoch Light!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:29am
Brian in UK:

@Canterbury, think Mrs Mills did Revolution. Or was it Winifred Atwell?
Avatar 10:30am
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@Canterbury: Mojo Mag has done a few CDs of covers of entire Beatles albums - so @ least one person has done an interpretation of #9...
Avatar 10:31am
Joe McG:

King Kurt!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:31am
Brian in UK:

Canterbury here you are.
www.youtube.com...
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the Canterbury wood-elf:

@Brian My mum and dad had a Mrs. Mills party favourites album. I'd forgotten all about her! Time for a Mrs. Mills revival...
Avatar 10:33am
the Canterbury wood-elf:

Jesus, there are loads of them:
en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar 10:33am
steve:

Gladys wins
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sphere:

@PKNY yes, i meant Junior Walker. sorry about that :)
Avatar 10:34am
Ear Hammer:

These are excellent harp noises.
Avatar 10:35am
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...this: www.amazon.com...
Avatar 10:38am
Joe McG:

@EH: Happy harps! :)
  10:40am
Listener Alexandra:

I had the 45 for this when I was 10!
Avatar 10:42am
Sean B.:

@Joe RE: Yesterday. I agree about the original song; Paul could never convince me there was any sincerity whatsoever behind the composition as it's never moved me whatsoever. I heard Ray Charles's version and his rendition just floored me!.
Avatar 10:43am
Joe B:

THIS is great!
Avatar 10:44am
Joe McG:

Hi, Joe! Hi, Alex! Sean, I agree with you, Ray's is great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:45am
Brian in UK:

Is this the same man who was married to Princess Margaret?
Avatar 10:45am
Sean B.:

And the original Alan Freed "Rock, Rock Rock" movie that Bill Haley tune is featured in is freakin' hilarious!.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:46am
Brian in UK:

Not sure if you folks know that a 'Jimmy Riddle' means to have a wee.
  10:46am
JakeGould:

It’s spelled “Yakety Eeeph” (two e’s).
Avatar 10:46am
Claw!:

This is what they play in heaven
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:47am
Bronwyn Bishop:

Love this cover!
Avatar 10:47am
Joe McG:

Right you are, Jake. Except it's 3 Es.
  10:48am
V Priceless:

Kinks kover! Yay!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:48am
Spatulator (formerly elwyn5150):

Great show, Joe.

I really love these covers. I really enjoy it when musicians do radically different covers.
  10:48am
KP:

For a second I thought it the Mott the Hoople instrumental version
  10:49am
JakeGould:

@JoeMcG: We shall both split the “No Prize” it seems.
Avatar 10:50am
Joe McG:

Thanks, Spatulator. Nice tail wag.
  10:50am
Tamar:

Thanks, Joe! Great show all around.
Avatar 10:51am
Joe McG:

Tamar! I just discovered your 2003 premium and I LOVE it!
Avatar 10:56am
Joe B:

Great SC cut as well.
Avatar 10:59am
Joe McG:

@Joe B: Doesn't this cut remind you of Sir Doug?
Avatar 11:00am
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

'Producer' - always a fascinating thing. He's not playing on it - but it sounds like the band he's in...
Avatar 11:06am
Cecile:

They were from South Africa
  11:06am
KP:

Saw the Jam documentary other night. Paul Weller does not come off well.
  11:08am
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Clout were, he were, she were ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:09am
Jim Price:

Not Jim and Joe, it's premiere of the Jim and Jeff show!
Avatar 11:13am
Joe B:

yes, it did!
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Joe McG:

@Jim: All taken care of, Jim!
Avatar 11:20am
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Sandy Denny - Game Over.
  11:23am
Chapelhillian:

Second that, Mr. Rabbit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:23am
doctorjazz:

Nice, love that voice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:25am
Polyus:

Well this is just lovely.
Avatar 11:26am
Cecile:

it's so pretty it hurts. I might have to change the station.
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βrian:

That Sandy!
  11:28am
V Priceless:

Greatness
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βrian:

From the mountains to the lowlands.
  11:30am
BrianFromMA:

Thanks Joe, I wasn't aware of this Fotheringay comp. Fantastic.
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Joe McG:

@Brian: Worth every farthing.
  11:32am
CP:

All Around My Hat! Wait ... that's Steeleye Da.
  11:34am
CP:

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  11:39am
Brendan:

Sounds like shes got them old blues
Avatar 11:40am
Joe McG:

@Brendan: Good ears! It's an old Bessie Smith song.
  11:42am
Platte River Commission:

Joe, we're all sensing a new maturity and sensitivity in you through this music. Some of the bombast, histrionics of your younger man selections are giving way to a charming tenderness.
Avatar 11:42am
Joe McG:

@PRC: Ha! We all get old. Sometimes in the course of one show.
  11:43am
Mark R:

Digging this Esmerine track. It's very seductive. That violin's dreamy.
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Carmichael:

Heya Joe & various peoples. Speaking of Fotheringay, I just saw Richard Thompson last night.
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Joe McG:

@Carm: How was the old man?
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Carmichael:

He was his usual witty self. Opened for himself with an acoustic set, and thanked the headliner for the opportunity. Played all the standards, as well as several songs from a new CD I didn't know was out there.
Avatar 11:52am
Joe McG:

@Carm: Always worth hearing that man.
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Planet Tyler:

Everyone loves covering "Here!"
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Joe McG:

Well, everything's ending here. Thanks for listening and commenting, everyone, and have a good week!
Avatar 11:55am
CDToaster:

Hey Joe before you go, which came first, Fairport Convension's song Fotheringay from What We Did On Our Holidays or the group Fotheringay? Just wondering.
Avatar 11:56am
Joe McG:

Sandy named her new group after her old favorite Fairport song.
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northguineahills:

Superb, Joe! Lovely new Fotheringay release!
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CDToaster:

Gotcha; thanks a lot. Beautiful show.
  11:58am
Platte River Commission:

After much review, Joe, The PRC has seen fit to give this show an "A" rating. Congratulations. One suggestion: Possibly include more Lobo in future shows as he is trending hot in several markets.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am
Grouse:

That's a nice Pavement cover.
Avatar 11:59am
βrian:

The Magic Hour coming up:
wfmu.org...
  11:59am
Todd76:

Joe - That Tindersticks track is a Pavement cover. Great version!
Avatar 12:01pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Thx sincerely JoeMcG.
  1:39pm
rf:

Missed the show live... this is the greatest. Hearts of space was on my mind this weekend! Thanks!
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