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Playlist for 04 August 2016 Options | The last thing I remember

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Voices of Light by Richard Einhorn

Artist Song Album Label Approx. start time
The Move  The Last Thing on My Mind   Options Shazam!  A&M   
The Turtles  The Last Thing I Remember   Options Battle of the Bands  White Whale; Sundazed  0:07:23 (Pop‑up)
Ephemera  Last Thing   Options Balloons and Champagne  Little Snowman  0:10:10 (Pop‑up)
johnny_ripper  sans toi   Options don't  johnny_ripper  0:13:56 (Pop‑up)
Dana Gillespie  Where Will You Be   Options Foolish Seasons  London  0:16:35 (Pop‑up)
Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton  The Last Thing on My Mind   Options The Essential  BMG  0:18:30 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Tipsy 
Bunny Kick   Options Uh-oh!  Asphodel  0:21:14 (Pop‑up)
Cloud Becomes Your Hand  Aye Aye   Options Rest in Fleas  Northern Spy  0:26:25 (Pop‑up)
Island String Quartet, with Jane Gower, bassoon  Quartet No. 1 in C major: III - Minuetto, Allegretto   Options Franz Danzi - Three Quartets, Op. 40  Centaur  0:31:33 (Pop‑up)
Sväng  Valse Triste   Options Plays Sibelius  Jumituotanto  0:36:10 (Pop‑up)
Videri String Quartet  Sonic the Hedgehog: Green Hill Zone   Options Portals  Videri String Quartet/Joypad Records  0:41:02 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Shudder to Think 
pH Balanced   Options High Art (soundtrack)  Velvel  0:43:05 (Pop‑up)
Edmund Welles Bass Clarinet Quartet  Big Bottom   Options Agrippa's 3 Books  Zeroth Law  0:46:33 (Pop‑up)
The Section Quartet  Juicebox   Options Fuzzbox  Decca  0:50:03 (Pop‑up)
The Lonesomes  12:51   Options Lonesomes website (no longer available)  Gelbart Music  0:53:12 (Pop‑up)
The Cardigans  Iron Man   Options First Band on the Moon  Mercury  0:55:18 (Pop‑up)
Fanny  Badge   Options First Time in a Long Time: The Reprise Recordings  Rhino Handmade  0:59:26 (Pop‑up)
Kronos Quartet  Purple Haze   Options Released/Unreleased 1985-1995  Nonesuch  1:02:33 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Raymond Scott 
Tempo Block   Options Soothing Sounds for Baby  Basta  1:05:39 (Pop‑up)
johnny_ripper  Some Things Last a Long Time   Options don't  johnny_ripper  1:09:57 (Pop‑up)
Pete Galub  300 Days in July   Options Candy Tears  Dove & Pigeon  1:14:44 (Pop‑up)
Françoiz Breut  Le Femme Sans Histoire   Options Françoiz Breut  Lithium  1:20:02 (Pop‑up)
Dorota Barová, with Bucinatores orchestra  Poległym   Options feat.  Indies Scope  1:24:08 (Pop‑up)
Erik Friedlander  Promises, Promises   Options Great Jewish Music: Burt Bacharach (various artists)  Tzadik  1:29:03 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Obeng Ungu & Julan Buntu with Group 
Menyelam Pakai Pipa Udara   Options 1951: Sumatran Ladies Waering Hats Outlawed by Government  Hot Air  1:35:11 (Pop‑up)
Phosphorescent  The Last Thing I Needed (First Thing This Morning)   Options To Willie  Dead Oceans  1:39:25 (Pop‑up)
Freakwater  Forgettable Song   Options Feels Like the Third Time  Thrill Jockey  1:43:35 (Pop‑up)
The Beatles  Long, Long, Long   Options The Beatles  Apple  1:48:22 (Pop‑up)
Boogarins  6000 dias (Ou Mantra dos 20 Anos)   Options Manual  Fat Possum / Other Music  1:51:14 (Pop‑up)
Joyce Williams  The First Thing I Do In The Morning   Options Eccentric Soul: The Nickel & Penny Labels (various artists)  Numero Group  1:55:25 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Balanescu Quartet 
Hanging Upside-Down   Options Possessed  Mute  1:58:18 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar 11:58am βrian:

Ok, I brought my incense. Sandalwood or Bergamot?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59am Carmichael:

Pre-hello Charlie and future commenters.
Avatar 11:59am doyle:

busy driving thru canada today. have a good show. i know you will.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm Mike East:

go with the sandalwood. Save the bergamot for the tea. Afternoon all!
Avatar 12:01pm ndbob:

afternoon Charlie and everyone!
Avatar 12:01pm Mayuko:

Good afternoon!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm JtotheK:

good afternoon everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm Charlie:

Oh, look, a crowd has gathered while I was in the green room spraying my throat with the atomizer!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm Michael:

Charlie ! Fellow listeners !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04pm Charlie:

Busy Doing Nothing greetings to early adopter nothing-doers ßrian, Carmichael, doyle, Mike East, ndbob, Mayuko, JtotheK and Michael!
Avatar 12:07pm βrian:

Sandalwood, it is — served on the supple tendrils of a temperate midsummer's breeze.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:10pm Webhamster Henry:

I have the smudge.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:10pm Uncle Michael:

This is the last thing I expected.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:11pm Charlie:

ßrian -- yes
Hi Henry and Uncle Michael :)
Avatar 12:15pm schmutz:

One of my very favorite films! I've seen it live with piano accompaniment but the full orchestra must be unreal.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:19pm Charlie:

hi schmutz:
I haven't heard this piece ("Voices of Light" by Richard Einhorn), with images or the film of the Passion of Joan of Arc, but it sounds interesting, with voices by Anonymous 4, a vocal group that does a lot of medieval music.
  12:19pm Listening Out There:

Hey. I like the playlist image. I got to go to the San Francisco Silent Film festival a few weeks back. Amazing event...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:19pm Charlie:

hi Listening Out There!
Sounds good...
  12:19pm famous original italianicewolf:

Hello hello
  12:20pm Listening Out There:

Nitrate can't wait :) http://www.silentfilm.org/
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:21pm Uncle Michael:

This is kind of a cool song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:22pm Webhamster Henry:

I might have seen Tom Paxton sing this - I'm not sure!
Avatar 12:23pm βrian:

Porter Wagoner isn't a stage name. I always assumed it was.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:23pm Webhamster Henry:

The cool thing about the Criterion release of Passion of Joan is that it's from a copy found in a closet of a Norwegian Nursing Home or something.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:24pm JP from KC:

Howdy, folks! That Voices of Light thing looks really cool. Nice image, too... That look you get when the acid finally kicks in.
Avatar 12:25pm βrian:

I'm feeling my bunny kick.
Avatar 12:27pm βrian:

This is the ultimate!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:30pm Charlie:

hello, famous original original italian ice wolf!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:30pm Charlie:

Henry -- that's fitting somehow.
Hey, JP from KC, nice to see ya.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:31pm Charlie:

ßrian -- and Rockaway Beach is a real place!
  12:33pm Listening Out There:

webhamster >>> Rediscovered silent films are found in*all kinds* of places. I've heard a few stories...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:37pm annie:

ok, i made it..
  12:38pm ?:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3Q6FVhqLY0
Passion of Joan of Arc on youtube, complete.
It's a GREAT movie!
  12:38pm jan:

a fine, fine program, this day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:39pm Charlie:

Thank you for the link, question mark!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:39pm Charlie:

welcome, jan! glad you are here.
Avatar 12:42pm geezerette:

www.youtube.com...
there. that's better!
(forgot to sign in.)
  12:43pm Listening Out There:

"...closet of a Norwegian mental institution." That answers that... :)
Avatar 12:43pm geezerette:

Thank YOU Charlie! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:44pm JP from KC:

WHAAAAAAAAT?! Sonic the Hedgehog?! You're my hero, Charlie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:45pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Hi Charlie! I'm only here for 15 minutes before I have to go do work stuff away from my desk, but at least I get 15 minutes with your show!
Avatar 12:46pm geezerette:

Hey JP,how's KC?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:47pm Webhamster Henry:

@Listening Well, it wasn't in MY closet, even though I looked!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:49pm sphere:

hello Charlie :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:49pm Charlie:

Wendeleh! It's my 15 minutes of fame, then:)
  12:49pm rf:

This is my favorite thing ever
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:50pm Charlie:

hey there, geezerette and sphere and rf! welcome :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:50pm JP from KC:

KC is hot and humid, but otherwise, pretty good, Geezerette. How are things in your neck of the woods?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:50pm Carmichael:

Spinal Tap Classical Tribute?! Most Excellent!!
Avatar 12:50pm Perri:

Hi Charlie! Nice--I looooove Edmund Welles!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:52pm Charlie:

Hi Perri -- glad you caught that one!
Avatar 12:53pm geezerette:

Fun fact, Antonine Artaud plays a Monk in Joan of Arc.
(...and no, a Monk is not a musical instrument, unless he's singing...then maybe.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:55pm Carmichael:

Kronos Quartet does a nice version of Purple Haze, Charlie ... (wink wink, nudge nudge ...)
Avatar 12:56pm geezerette:

@JP: It's hot & humid! And the woods are burning! So, y'know, fine. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:59pm Wendy del Formaggio:

This awesome cover of Iron Man is making it hard for me to shut my computer down and go to my next appointment. Well, we'll always have the archives! Bye, Charlie! Thanks for sharing your 15 minutes of fame with me. :-)
See you soon...on the radio.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:59pm Charlie:

Carmichael -- i've got that around here somewhere...
Bye, Wendy! Thanks for dropping by :)
Avatar 1:02pm βrian:

"might have drove"??
I'm sorry, is there and editor in the house?
  1:02pm Listening Out There:

Fanny version of "Badge" is excellent...
Avatar 1:03pm geezerette:

fun show!
Avatar 1:03pm βrian:

"an editor," Bob bless it!
Avatar 1:06pm geezerette:

This is great! :D scuoooze ME...
Avatar 1:07pm βrian:

Go ahead, kiss that guy.
Avatar 1:08pm geezerette:

hahaaha :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:10pm JtotheK:

on the topic of strings ... the northern soul 45, on RCA - 'Stick to Me' by Robert Walker and the Soul Strings is a good one!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:10pm JP from KC:

Damn. I had to step out of the office and missed the Strokes covers. I'll have to catch up in the archives.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:28pm annie:

i love that there is music in my life..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:30pm Charlie:

hi, annie, missed you when you came in earlier! yes, we are lucky. or that's why we're here this time around. or something...
Avatar 1:38pm βrian:

My secret: I once took duck-calling lessons.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:44pm Ducky:

Say what now?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:47pm Charlie:

Hey, Jeff G -- love your avatar picture!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:47pm JP from KC:

Holy Shit, Brian! It worked!
Avatar 1:50pm βrian:

I found the feeding call most endearing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks for all the music, Charlie!
Avatar 1:53pm geezerette:

Love this song. :D
Avatar 1:54pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54pm steve:

anyone else go to Boogarins last night? far exceeded my expectations, which were high to begin wtih.
Avatar 1:54pm geezerette:

Great show Charlie! Thanks for it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56pm Charlie:

hi steve -- wish i could have gone! love this album. glad they were great :)
Avatar 1:57pm βrian:

Damn, 2/3rds is great and all, but I was so looking forward to that third hour, Charlie ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58pm Charlie:

Hey, thanks for being here today and lending me an ear or two! (that reminds me, I've got corn in the fridge). Stay tuned for Bill Mac, and I'll see you next week!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58pm Michael:

Fantastic shoe Charlie. Thanks much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58pm Ducky:

Thanks, Charlie!
Avatar 1:58pm Bill Mac:

Hey Charlie & gang! Come join me at Zzzzzzero Hour wfmu.org... next on the Drummer Stream
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:59pm Charlie:

It was a really big shoe;)
thanks, Ducky!
Avatar 1:59pm βrian:

"Boogarin" sounds like a faun or some Irish woodland hellion. But apparently, it refers to a jasmine flower.
Avatar 2:01pm Mayuko:

Thank you, Charlie!
  2:02pm Listening Out There:

ByeThanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:03pm Charlie:

ßrian -- thanks for that clarification. Now I want pronunciation!
Bye, everyone!
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