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A viking ship appears on the horizon, a likeness of Loretta Lynn carved into its bow. Rare birds flock together to sing Francoise Hardy as soul hits. A sunset of blips and bleeps fills the air.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format New Approx. start time
mary lattimore  ferris wheel , january   Options at the dam  ghostly    Vinyl  *   0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
crosby-nash  marguerita   Options whistling down the wire  abc records  1976      0:12:58 (Pop‑up)
freakwater  Bolshevik and Bollweevil   Options Scheherazade  bloodshot      *   0:17:51 (Pop‑up)
sue ann harkey  garret intrigues   Options The Ancient Past And The Ancient Future Are Both Seconds Away  CNLF  1989      0:22:30 (Pop‑up)
john cale  prelude/if you were still around   Options m:fans  double six      *   0:28:45 (Pop‑up)
the divine comedy  gin soaked boy   Options a secret history  Setanta Records        0:39:14 (Pop‑up)
the sweet three  That's The Way It Is (When A Girl's In Love)   Options where the girls are vol 9 v/a  ace      *   0:43:23 (Pop‑up)
wild nothing  adore   Options life of pause  captured tracks      *   0:46:29 (Pop‑up)
charles bradley  things we do for love   Options changes  daptone/dunham      *   0:51:17 (Pop‑up)
linda martell  color him father   Options Out of Left Field: Where Soul Meets Country v/a  ace      *   0:55:13 (Pop‑up)
Hailu Mergia and the Walias  Lomi Tera-tera   Options tche belew  awesome tapes from africa        0:57:47 (Pop‑up)
the persuasions  gypsy woman   Options we came to play  capital        1:02:07 (Pop‑up)
winfield parker  my love   Options mr clean: winfield parker at ru-Jac  omnivore recordings      *   1:05:54 (Pop‑up)
Soapkills  leh zaalen   Options the best of soapkills  crammed discs      *   1:08:25 (Pop‑up)
Goldie & The Gingerbreads  little boy   Options Love Hit Me! Decca Beat Girls 1962-1970  ace      *   1:12:18 (Pop‑up)
esquivel and his orchestra  jungle drums   Options latin-esque  rca victor        1:15:01 (Pop‑up)
nova  i feel like getting down   Options Aloha Got Soul: Soul, AOR & Disco in Hawai'i 1979-1985 v/a  Strut      *   1:18:55 (Pop‑up)
neal hefti  rescue from ritual   Options Duel at Diablo Original Motion Picture Score  MCA        1:25:19 (Pop‑up)
seven davis jr.  sunday morning   Options universes  ninja tune      *   1:27:06 (Pop‑up)
the orchids  love hit me   Options Love Hit Me! Decca Beat Girls 1962-1970 v/a  ace        1:31:26 (Pop‑up)
moderat  ghostmother   Options Iii  monkeytown/mute      *   1:42:57 (Pop‑up)
moondog and his friends  suite no 1 first movement second movement third movement   Options moondog and his friends  epic      *   1:48:11 (Pop‑up)
singers & players  reaching the bad man   Options war of words  On- U sound  1981  Vinyl  *   1:54:08 (Pop‑up)
judy mowatt  mr dee-J   Options Mr Dee-J  judy mowatt        2:03:49 (Pop‑up)
dialogue  i don't like that word jazz   Options miles ahead OST  legacy/sony pictures classics       *   2:05:31 (Pop‑up)
joe haywood  when you look in the mirror (you're looking at the one i love)   Options warm & tender soul  playback      *   2:05:53 (Pop‑up)
explosions in the sky  the ecstatics   Options the wilderness  Temporary Residence Ltd.      *   2:09:45 (Pop‑up)
The High Llamas  livorno   Options here come the rattling trees  drag city      *   2:11:56 (Pop‑up)
cal hand  my favorite clothesline   Options the wylie butler  takoma records        2:14:48 (Pop‑up)
johan dalgas frisch  Blue Danube / Tales of the Vienna Woods / Waves of the Danube   Options symphony of the birds  MGM records        2:19:07 (Pop‑up)
asronaut voices  side b   Options we came in peace for all mankind a recorded history of space exploration...  decca        2:23:59 (Pop‑up)
midori takada  crossing   Options through the looking glass  rca japan  1983      2:27:11 (Pop‑up)
nina simone  medley: My Sweet Lord / Today Is A Killer   Options in concert Emergency ward  RCA        2:38:39 (Pop‑up)
lyn collins  reach out for me   Options think ( about it)  peole/ universal records  1972      2:56:25 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

  9:02am kevlicki:

Good morning trouble! And listeners!
  9:03am kevlicki:

Trouble there's just a couple more days to check out the current exhibition Our Comics Ourselves at Interference Archive!
If you haven't seen it yet
Avatar 9:04am Sem Chumbo:

Bom dia, Problema.
Today's art reminds me very much of the rugged coast of western Newfoundland.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:06am sphere:

hello everybody. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07am officina:

Mornin' Trouble, what is today's art? Really beautiful.
  9:08am BrianFromMA:

Just got into work, this is perfect music to start the day...thx
Avatar 9:09am Trouble:

good morning tuesday-ers! today's art work is by Milton Avery, one of my visual heroes.
@kevlicki: aaaagh! will you be open on sunday? we will be close to your hood.
Avatar 9:10am rebuketodali:

Good morning, Trouble!
Avatar 9:11am Chris from DC:

I'm going to go right to sleep at my desk with this on. And I mean that in a good way.
  9:12am ?:

Beautiful tune. Tuesday greetings everyone!
  9:12am kevlicki:

Yes, we're open Sunday! You can also check out the Bernie campaign office! They're down the hall from us.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14am melinda:

morning everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14am sphere:

i hear that Nash, Crosby, and Young are supporting Bernie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Who isn't ? :)
Avatar 9:18am Trouble:

@sem chumbo; that sounds like a great place to be and be reminded of...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:20am annie:

yep, late to class... sorry..good morning everyone!
  9:20am orphans on tap water:

Avatar 9:21am Sem Chumbo:

@Problema: for future reference www.newfoundlandlabrador.com...
Avatar 9:21am rebuketodali:

Just saw this interactive website from the V&A where you can design and decorate your own 18th-century wig. Be warned, it's addictive: www.vam.ac.uk...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Beauty Sem. & DJ.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24am Ken From Hyde Park:

Bernie's coming to Marist College in Poughkeepsie ... tonight! www.poughkeepsiejournal.com... (Michael Stipe will be there, too.)
Avatar 9:25am Trouble:

@sem chumbo: wow! gorgeous! I've seen that @rebuke todali> some smart thinking over there!
Avatar 9:26am Marcel M:

Morning Trouble et all. That opening track was very nice. As is this Sue Ann Harkey.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27am Andrew Waterloo:

@rebuketodali, wow, that's definitely addictive.
Avatar 9:28am Pale Son:

Going to Nfld. in a few weeks! I can't wait.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:29am Andrew Waterloo:

@Pale. cool :)
Avatar 9:32am Sem Chumbo:

@Pale Son: may I ask where?
  9:32am Polyus:

Cale still has the coolest sounding voice.
Avatar 9:33am rebuketodali:

@Polyus Totally agree.
  9:35am testingwithfire:

good morning Trouble and fellow hooligans! I will be in Joisey City for the Waco show at Monty Hall this Saturday ... anyone else going?
  9:35am Billy London:

Those bass thumps are amazing
  9:39am josh:

Aw, Divine Comedy. Don't get to hear these guys too often these days.
Avatar 9:40am Joe McG:

Lovely, thanks for the Divine Comedy, Trouble.
  9:45am Wendy del Formaggio:

The final line in "Gin Soaked Boy" was a funny surprise. Great song, and I don't know that artist, so thanks, Trouble!
  9:46am Billy London:

Another song to add to my list of bill or billy songs
  9:47am josh:

@billy Staying on the Divine Comedy theme, I trust you have 'Come Home Billy Bird'...
  9:50am Billy London:

No I don't! Good one!
Avatar 9:50am just dc pat or dcp-your choice:

I'm eating a vegan cupcake. It's really good.
Avatar 9:51am βrian:

Blue, blue skies over the isthmus today. Even the lakes look blue.
Avatar 9:51am Trouble:

does it have avocado frosting @dc pat?
Avatar 9:52am just dc pat or dcp-your choice:

No it doesn't but that sounds amazing.
Avatar 9:52am Trouble:

sounds gorgeous @ brian. very not JerseyCity today
Avatar 9:52am Chris from DC:

Ah, I haven't heard anything else by Charles Bradley besides that brilliant Sabbath cover.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:55am MD:

Trouble wit a capital T!
Avatar 9:56am northguineahills:

Charles Bradley was born in last town I lived in, Gainesville, FL.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56am MD:

Good Morning freeform Gang...April Showers!!!
  9:56am kevlicki:

Yeah @chris from dc that changes cover gets good AirPlay on wfmu, it's great to hear other tracks, so friggin good
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56am MD:

April is Annie's sister!!!
Avatar 9:59am βrian:

I once knew a harpsichord player from Gainesville. He did not have happy childhood memories.
Avatar 10:00am bobdoesthings:

good morning
  10:01am tino:

color him father-?-!
Avatar 10:02am northguineahills:

I actually might be taking a job back in Gainesville this summer, if nothing pans out here.
Avatar 10:04am Trouble:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:05am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Acapella - imagine just opening your mouth w/ some mates & this happening.
Avatar 10:06am northguineahills:

It's insane that Charles Bradley's debut album was released in 2011, when he was 62.
Avatar 10:06am Erella:

Loving the show. Thank you Trouble.
Avatar 10:09am Trouble:

good morning erella! merci bien
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:10am annie:

yes,... this one
Avatar 10:10am Pale Son:

Sorry, @Sem. Staff meeting. I'll be in St. John's for the Lawnya Vawnya festival first week of May.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:10am annie:

any of you fine listeners use vimeo?
Avatar 10:12am fred:

As sad as it was to hear about Getatchew's passing, it wasn't a surprise. I was expecting that since I heard about his losing his wife last year. Everybody dies, eventually, but what a life he had!
Avatar 10:14am just dc pat or dcp-your choice:

The Ex + Getatchew was one of the best shows I've seen.
Avatar 10:17am rebuketodali:

Space age bachelor pad music!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

No one else in the world would put this set together. No other station would bring it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:18am common:

great tunes this morn, trouble. hello
Avatar 10:18am Trouble:

it's true rev rabbit: no one else would have this esquivel record in their dj bag for three weeks and be damned had to play it TODAY!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19am annie:

hot diggety, i love this station!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19am Ike:

Me too @DC Pat. Maybe the very best for me.
Avatar 10:19am Sem Chumbo:

@Pale Son: envious. Great town, outstanding arts community, execrable weather generally but the hospitality is legendary.
Avatar 10:21am Pale Son:

@Sem That's what everyone tells me. It's the only Canadian province I haven't been to. V. excited.
Avatar 10:22am βrian:

I'm going to ask my boss for a horn section. And not just for presentations ....
Avatar 10:29am Trouble:

everyone should have a horn section! think of all the musicians it would employ, for the good of america
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:33am annie:

either i'm stoned or the music is especially wonderful this morning

or both!
  10:34am famous original sugarwolf:

Even though I have half the songs on it, I realllllllly want this new Decca girls comp
Avatar 10:34am βrian:

I hope everybody's tomato starts are well underway. Dream, dream of fresh tomatoes ...
Avatar 10:35am Erella:

Haha Annie.
  10:35am Brendan:

Those birds don't need a horn section. They're naturally horny. Just listen to them go!
Avatar 10:36am Erella:

Hey tonight at the library, here in Toronto Steve Reich will be in conversation with Michael Snow. I am genuinely excited to hear them talk.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:36am MD:

Aloha got soul!!! MAHALO!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:37am Andrew Waterloo:

@Erella.. holy wow.
Avatar 10:37am just dc pat or dcp-your choice:

My tomatoes are going but I keep forgetting to water.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:38am annie:

βrian: i've started sesame plants to see what kind of crop i can harvest for seeds.
  10:41am famous original sugarwolf:

I'll be there on Record Fair Sunday!!
Avatar 10:41am Chris from DC:

Jeez, haven't been to the Princeton Record Exchange in a good 10 years.
  10:42am βrian:

Tomatoes or sesame, you must talk to them twice a day. And water.
Avatar 10:42am just dc pat or dcp-your choice:

Ha, trouble--I got that letter from Subaru. They said it is extremely important to have this fixed....but they don't have the parts so never mind.
Avatar 10:43am just dc pat or dcp-your choice:

Oh, I talk to them: "GROW, ASSHOLES!"
  10:44am famous original sugarwolf:

Ha ha, I did the Honda airbag recall last year and ughhhh. They did the driver's side and then said ohhhhh we don't have the part for the passenger's side.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:44am Ken From Hyde Park:

Good luck getting your airbag fixed up. Shrapnel from the steering wheel is no joke.
Avatar 10:49am Chris from DC:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:51am annie:

i'm super-nice to them brian...and the peas are happier than a pig in slops..trouble, are you familiar with a free-form cello player named kristen miller?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:52am common:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:54am annie:

bliss... pure bliss
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:54am Mick:

That Moondog is amazing: thanks!
  10:55am βrian:

@just dc pat: Thank heavens you included that comma. Frankenfood, otherwise.
  10:59am famous original sugarwolf:

Happy 100th birthday Beverly Cleary!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:06am annie:

jaw harp!!
Avatar 11:09am specksnyder:

morning friends!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:09am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Oh - not Sam Cooke...just wow.
Wait...what if this Miles Davis docudrama is actually good?? Is that possible??...
Avatar 11:12am fred:

Dear Mrs or Mr or Ms Trouble: that recall is going to cost me my bonus, so of course I don't care whether your airbag shreds you to bits. We don't have the parts anyway, I was promised I might get my bonus back if I can make enough of you go away. Just think about it: it would be smart for me to make sure you get that accident, but I have a conscience, I just have misplaced it at the moment
Avatar 11:15am Trouble:

i read a glowing review of the miles movie in the NY times. i think we need to see it people. not the nina simone movie, please. DO SEE "what happened Miss Simone?", super!
Avatar 11:15am just dc pat or dcp-your choice:

you know it βrian, besides, I live in perpetual fear that Ike will show up and correct my grammar.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:15am Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning, all! Sorry I'm late.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:17am JP from KC:

Morning, everyone! Been away for a few days, and was starting to get withdrawal symptoms. Glad to be back!
  11:18am BrianFromMA:

Gee, I have this Cal Hand LP and haven't spun it for years...forgot how great it sounds. thx for reminding me
Avatar 11:18am fred:

@dcpat: Ike is like the grammar nazi care bear
Avatar 11:19am βrian:

No grammar, no glamour.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:21am annie:

anywhere else this would be SO corny, but it just makes sense embedded in the playlist of Trouble.
  11:22am ?:

liked that cal hand. too bad, looks pretty obscure
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:24am Cliff:

Bwahahaha, great segue ;)
  11:27am Polyus:

This is great, too bad IT NEVER REALLY HAPPENED.
Avatar 11:27am V Priceless:

what Polyus said
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:30am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

My poet friend always railed - 1st humans off the planet - & to describe it to us - a bunch of military jocks...but they all tell the same story of a change in perspective - seeing our common home tiny in the vastness, vulnerable...
Avatar 11:31am Trouble:

o no annie, it's corny all right. but there is room for corny in life. but thanks for the good word
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:32am JP from KC:

Careful, you two. Buzz Aldrin has been known to punch moon landing deniers in the damn face! www.youtube.com...
Avatar 11:32am coelacanth:

good morning Trouble and Troubled
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:33am Cliff:

They didn't have the video technology in 1968 to fake it, according to this guy: www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:33am annie:

ok: "a little corn now and then is relished by the wisest men."
Avatar 11:35am Kubrick's giraffe:

It was not technology, but genius that faked it.
Avatar 11:35am βrian:

They wanted to fake it, of course. But it turned out to be easier to just go ahead and do it.
  11:36am P-90:

Agreed that "corniness" is largely a matter of context. And lies in the proverbial eye (or ear) of the beholder.
Hi coel!
Avatar 11:37am βrian:

The other Midori is "sweet, bright-green-coloured, muskmelon-flavored liqueur." I much prefer this one.
Avatar 11:39am SHAGALOV:

Wooohoo... I'm coming in time! Hello Trouble! Miss your live stream
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:40am Adrian in London:

Hi Trouble. Just signing in to say I'll listen to this show tomorrow; I'm basking in the sun in the garden like a startled lizard. First chance I've had to warm my bones this year. x
Avatar 11:40am Trouble:

Zdravstvuytei shagalov! hola adrian!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:46am Parq:

Did the Doodle-ang-doodle-ang people get royalties from this performance?
  11:48am Polyus:

Another instance where I realize I am clapping along quietly to the music in my earbud. Coworkers are polite enough not to stare.
Avatar 11:49am chromaphone:

She had such a great band at this point.
Avatar 11:51am coelacanth:

backtracking a bit...
the way i see the moon landings: they had the motive and resources to fake it and certainly lived (& live) by a code of ethics that supports deception on a mass scale; but on the other hand, obviously could've had the technology and also had the motive and resources to actually do it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52am annie:

yeah, parq, i'm sure my bobbing and weaving to the rhythms really freaks my housemate out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52am Parq:

Just reading the Wikipedia page on the "My Sweet Lord" litigation. Man, I had no idea that suit was so dragged out.
  11:53am melinda:

I keep getting surprised by Nina Simone covers, though at this point I shouldn't be.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:53am Parq:

Annie, I suspect your remark was intended for Polyus, but thanks for the greeting.
  11:56am phat:

this Nina Simone is goddamn
Avatar 11:56am fred:

Any day with Nina in it is a good day. So thanks, Trouble
  11:57am phat:

yes, thanks Trouble. I needed this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am Michael 98145:

Yes, thank you, Trouble. Sweet.
Avatar 11:58am coelacanth:

yeah Parq, it's a shame. in the end George said he subconsciously "stole" the chord progression. that must happen all the time with simple structures like that.
...but i guess the chiffons needed the money; and George had some.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am Cliff:

Thanks Trouble!
Avatar 11:58am Trouble:

tootles: see you next week same bat channel
Avatar 11:59am Dominick:

Very nice. Thanks Trouble
Avatar 11:59am just dc pat or dcp-your choice:

I subconsciously steal riffs all the time. I must be an genius.
Avatar 11:59am coelacanth:

oh man. alright then Thanks Trouble!
  12:00pm kevlicki:

Trouble thanks for another great Tuesday
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