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A small-c catholic preaching to the unevensong choir.

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Options May 15, 2016: Sisters

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Nick Heyward  The Man You Used to Be   Options  
The Family of Apostolic  Bubbling Brook   Options  
The Tremeloes  I Shall Be Released   Options  
The Bee Gees  How Love Was True   Options  
The Cactus Blossoms  No More Crying the Blues   Options  
Grady and Brady  Star of the Show   Options  
The McKinleys  Give Him My Love   Options  
Rokia Traoré  Kolokani   Options  
David Grubbs  Nightfall in the Covered Cage   Options  
Anna Homler and Steve Moshier  Oo Nu Dah   Options  
Abigail Washburn  Bring Me My Queen   Options  
Fred Frith/Darren Johnston  Barn Dance   Options  
Pic-Nic  Me olvidarás   Options  
Clay Allison  All Souls   Options  
The Shebrews  Leave All Your Old Loves   Options  
Holiday Flyer  Roll Those Eyes Over Here   Options  
Barbara Lewis  Make Me Your Baby   Options  
Andy Williams  On the Street Where You Live   Options  
Haircut One Hundred  Marine Boy   Options  
The Servants  The Sun, a Small Star   Options  
Dislocation Dance  Stand Me Up   Options  
Shiny Two Shiny  Grey   Options  
The Magicians  An Invitation to Cry   Options  
The Popguns  Every Dream   Options  
Nick Heyward  He Doesn't Love You Like I Do   Options  
The Pleasers  Don't Go Breaking My Heart   Options  
Choo Choo Train  Briar Rose   Options  
Les McCann Ltd.  Yesterday   Options  
Ricardo Ray Orchestra  Soul Mexico   Options  
Dave Grusin  The Name of the Game   Options  
Stu Phillips  Portugal: Guincho   Options This is from the Follow Me soundtrack. 
Spring  Aerostat   Options  
Tom Zé  Elaeu   Options  
Northern Picture Library  Paris   Options  

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  5:03pm P-90:

Greetings Gaylord!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:04pm Gaylord Fields:

Hullo, P-90!
Avatar 5:08pm geezerette:

It's dreamtime with Dr. Fieldsgood.
Evening,all you Lyles and Lillies of the Fields!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:09pm Gaylord Fields:

@geezerette: Thank you for your Sunday wordsmithery!
  5:10pm melinda:

Hi all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:11pm Gaylord Fields:

Welcome, melinda!
Avatar 5:12pm Sem Chumbo:

Hiya, Gaylord, P-90, geezerette, melinda.
Avatar 5:13pm KP:

Hey, Gaylord. I just made it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:14pm Gaylord Fields:

@KP: Whew (and not "phew," as most people spell it these days)!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:14pm Gaylord Fields:

Hiya, Sem Chumbo!
  5:15pm P-90:

Gaylord, I feel like you just might understand, a litlle, that in this terrible season in which we've lost so many familiar and beloved performers, the passing of actor William Schallert is proving to be a real hard one for me. I mean real hard. I'm not being cutesy or facetious. Not to lay too much of a bummer on your comments board, I hope...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:16pm Gaylord Fields:

@P-90: I'm a very sympathetic person as a genuine Wm. Schallert fan myself.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 5:19pm redkayak:

Good evening all :)
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 5:19pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:21pm Gaylord Fields:

Good, good day to you, redkayak!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:21pm Gaylord Fields:

Glad you dropped by, Uncle Michael!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 5:22pm Uncle Michael:

I'm here for the post-baseball salve.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 5:22pm redkayak:

@gaylord TY sir!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 5:24pm Uncle Michael:

Gaylord's show is a tonic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:24pm Gaylord Fields:

@Uncle Michael: Aw, shucks!
Avatar 5:32pm geezerette:

P-90 and Gaylord: Didn't know about the passing of William Schallert. Want you to know he was a loved and respected president of the Screen Actors Guild and by all accounts as kind and gentle as he appeared to be.
  5:33pm famous original icecreamwolf:

gaylord you are the perfect accompaniment to mango Italian ice and banana soft serve
Avatar 5:35pm geezerette:

...and that Anna Homler's visual work is as beautiful and mysterious as her music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:36pm Gaylord Fields:

@famous original icecreamwolf: I had a banana Italian ice in Queens on Friday, post-Ramones exhibition. That's close.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 5:39pm Adrian in London:

Just tuning in. That Anna Homler track sounded intriguing. Think someone else played it this week too. Must investigate further.
Avatar 5:40pm Sem Chumbo:

Such a spare arrangement, so elegant.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:41pm Gaylord Fields:

Welcome, Adrian in London! I'm very pleased there's new Anna Homler to share.
  5:41pm P-90:

re: Ramones Exhibition. Thumbs up?
  5:41pm JakeGould:

@Gaylord: How were the old, unwashed t-shirts they hung on a wall at that exhibition? Also, I want a rainbow ice now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:42pm Gaylord Fields:

@JakeGould: They didn't smell, if that's what you mean. And what a shame they didn't.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 5:43pm Adrian in London:

@Gaylord Ah, just looked her up. Breadwoman. She played London a couple of months ago, that's how I know about her. Sounds good.
  5:46pm bill:

do you have any lalo schifrin handy?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:47pm Gaylord Fields:

@bill: Not today.
  5:48pm bill:

i guess my mission really is impossible
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:49pm Gaylord Fields:

@bill: Ha!

Would you settle for some David Grusin?
  5:51pm bill:

sure--have you ever considered an all-film score show?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:51pm melinda:

David Grusin sounds good.
Avatar 5:51pm Scraps deSelby:

H'lo Gaylord, h'lo people. I only now had wi-fi in this rehab place this morning. H'lo h'lo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:53pm Gaylord Fields:

@Scraps deSelby: Glad you finally got connected!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:53pm Gaylord Fields:

@bill: wfmu.org...
Avatar 5:54pm geezerette:

Howdy Scraps & everybody.
  5:55pm bill:

thank you my friend
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:56pm Gaylord Fields:

@bill: Gladly.
  6:00pm Mr C:

WIP Radio Philadelphia 1965
  6:01pm KP:

Cat says we were away for three days. I say one days. Need a mediator
  6:01pm kppk:

This song was my role model for romantic love at the age of six when I was obsessed with My Fair Lady . . .
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:01pm melinda:

hi geeze.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 6:02pm Zach:

man that music was sublime
  6:04pm KP:

  6:04pm famous original icecreamwolf:

I thought that sounded like Jeanette!!!
  6:06pm famous original icecreamwolf:

My cousin had a brain tumor :( I will wear gray
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:07pm Gaylord Fields:

@famous original icecreamwolf: Her American-accented Spanish singing is inimitable.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:07pm Gaylord Fields:

@famous original icecreamwolf: Many of us know people who have had one. I do.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:08pm Chop Scott:

Even in Zurich--I listen live! Thanks Gaylord, your show is exactly what I need right now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:09pm Gaylord Fields:

@Chop Scott: Thanks for staying up for this! See you stateside soon!
Avatar 6:11pm Scraps deSelby:

But I mostly wear gray anyway. (Because mostly I have color badness -- male, but even worse.) Also, I like gray. Or grey, either way.
Avatar 6:11pm geezerette:

hey melinda.
Avatar 6:15pm Scraps deSelby:

And I have a dead brain mass -- stroke, and they can't dig it out; too deep. Kinda weird, knowing it's there.
  6:16pm JakeGould:

My mom suffered tons of small strokes in her (quite hard) life until one final stroke was literally that. She was still fairly lucid prior to the final stroke so the brain’s resiliency is pretty amazing… But don’t delay treatment!
  6:17pm JakeGould:

FWIW, “World Goth Day” is the 22nd. twitter.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:19pm Gaylord Fields:

@Scraps deSelby: I'm happy that WFMU can be part of your recovery.

Have you heard the Monochrome Set's "Hidden Coils" LP from about five years ago? It's all about Bid's recovery from a stroke, and is bloody brilliant!
  6:20pm JakeGould:

WFMU is good people.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:22pm Gaylord Fields:

@Mr C: I myself was introduced to Barbara Lewis via the airwaves of WWRL 1600 AM.
  6:23pm Mr C:

My reference was to Andy Williams. WIP was the adult station my mother listened to.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:25pm Gaylord Fields:

@Mr C: Aha! I like the adult music myself, as somehow I turned into an adult myself without my noticing.
Avatar 6:26pm Scraps deSelby:

Gaylord: I have that! I love the Monochrome Set, even before I knew that.

I'm very interested in young stroke victims (of course), and there are several musicians: Chris Knox, Tim Smith (of the Cardiacs), Edwyn Collins...
  6:27pm JakeGould:

@Scraps: Aubrey Plaza (comedian, actor, etc…) had a stroke when she was 21. www.theguardian.com...
Avatar 6:27pm Scraps deSelby:

Didn't know that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:28pm Gaylord Fields:

Many of them have created great work about their strokes.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 6:29pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

The word now is that Music uses more parts of the brain @ once than perhaps any other activity. You would almost think the stuff was not totally ephemeral & insignificant...
Avatar 6:30pm Scraps deSelby:

Once you had it, it becomes the basic thing in your life (well, in my case, anyway)
Avatar 🎸 6:31pm katie:

Choo Choo Train!!!!
  6:31pm JakeGould:

Also—not connected to strokes or tumors—but I know someone who worked a trauma emergency room and noticed a real weird pattern in men suffering concussions: She saw tons of men who got drunk, slipped on something and conked their head… While they recovered the family and friends of the person who conked their head all said a similar thing: “He’s nicer and less of a jerk since the accident.” Same person but it’s like with certain people a conk to the head makes them less jerks?
  6:32pm Mr C:

Adult stations went the way of adults..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:32pm Gaylord Fields:

Avatar 🎸 6:33pm katie:

A Sunday night regular as you know, especially when rewarded with Briar Rose!
  6:33pm JakeGould:

@MrC: Now they are all MCOR (Man Child Oriented Radio) or DBOR (Dude Bro Oriented Radio). Perfect tunes for a man cave! Gotta get the Bluetooth in the mancave!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 6:34pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

The 1st time I saw the term 'Adult Alternative' it certainly gave me pause...
Avatar 6:35pm Scraps deSelby:

I was not a musician (even though music is my life; I don't know how that works; probably laziness, or to be kind with me, ADD). But I was a copy editor and proofreader and writer, and my stroke attacked my basic language skills -- that was horrible. Well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:35pm Gaylord Fields:

@katie: I'm always elated when I know you're listening!
  6:36pm JakeGould:

@ScrapsdeSelby: Sorry to hear that.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 6:36pm Webhamster Henry:

What a cool jazzy, kind of inappropriate Yesterday, Gaylord!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 6:37pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Yesterday was the William Schallert Memorial Playlist on Rex's show: www.wfmu.org...
Avatar 6:38pm Scraps deSelby:

This set is great!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 6:38pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@Scraps: You're still quite articulate - & pleasant to 'have around' as well. Much admiration - & all power to you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:38pm Gaylord Fields:

@Webhamster Henry: I like that it disregarded so many of the things that makes Yesterday Yesterday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:38pm Gaylord Fields:

@Ken From Hyde Park: As well it should have been!
Avatar 6:39pm Scraps deSelby:

Thank you, RevRabbit.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 6:40pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- & yet - it is about Sir Macca being a melodic genius...hm. It shouldn't work but it does. It's probably the most covered song of all time for more reasons than the sentiment...
  6:40pm P-90:

One of the grooviest classic TV themes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:40pm melinda:

Scraps that sounds devastating, I'm sorry. Also, I don't think it's weird that music is your life w/out being a musician. Speaking for myself, I think I'm wired to appreciate it and not to play it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:43pm Gaylord Fields:

@P-90: That and many great Sixties TV soundtracks were written in unusual time signatures (Ben Casey, Room 222, and Mission: Impossible, most famously).
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 6:43pm Webhamster Henry:

I do a bit where I sing the words to Yesterday with the tune of Macca's Tomorrow.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 6:44pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...uh-oh - 'Yesterday' rabbithole...the song is about choosing to live in an optimism that's gone & how one relates to that - & somehow speaks for the whole era metaphorically, a lot like 'Pet Sounds' loss of innocence does, if not the whole Beach Boys thang...well - not enuff flashlight to go down there...
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 6:48pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...course - John & Paul were married by the loss of their Mums ; the counterbalance of Working Class Blues - & Mod Affirmation (YeahYeahYeah!) in the Beatles is...a thing...
Avatar 6:51pm Scraps deSelby:

Thank you, melinda. You're probably right about wired to appreciate. It's true that I didn't really want to play music until I suddenly had it taken away as a possibility. (Though I'm thinking about trying doing this as my iPad as an instrument....)
Avatar 6:53pm Monica:

gaylord is a master of oddball time signatures!
Avatar 6:54pm Scraps deSelby:

Oddball time signatures are the best time signatures!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:54pm Gaylord Fields:

@Monica: Darling dearest!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:55pm Gaylord Fields:

Ending in a 3/4, however.
Avatar 6:56pm geezerette:

Everyone here knocks me out. Great conversations and kindness.

Gaylord, at some point in every show I find myself in an unknown Louis Malle or Truffaut film. Thank you!

Wishing all of us a happy week. :D
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 6:58pm Ken From Hyde Park:

My paternal grandfather had a stroke at age 84 or so. Maybe it was just a minor one; I don't recall him having ill effects. He lived to age 95 and had a clear mind all the way to the end.
  6:58pm P-90:

Thanks, Gaylord. Fine work, and great company, as always.
Avatar 7:00pm Scraps deSelby:

Ah, Northern Picture Library!
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