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Artist Track Album Year Comments Approx. start time
  Intro          
Jean-Jacques Perrey  Prélude au Sommeil (excerpt)   Favoriting Prélude au Sommeil  1958    0:01:27 (Pop-up)
Eugene McDaniels  Silent Majority   Favoriting Outlaw  1970    0:07:56 (Pop-up)
Roy Harper  I Hate the White Man   Favoriting Flat Baroque and Berserk  1970    0:12:03 (Pop-up)
Gil Scott-Heron  "B" Movie   Favoriting Reflections  1981    0:21:58 (Pop-up)
Robert Wyatt  Age of Self   Favoriting Old Rottenhat  1985    0:31:51 (Pop-up)
Matching Mole  Gloria Gloom   Favoriting Matching Mole's Little Red Record  1972    0:35:42 (Pop-up)
La Rondalla de Tijuana  Rayando el Sol   Favoriting The Heart of Mexico  1961    0:38:59 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
The Ultimates 

Progressive Movement   Favoriting

Carolina Funk 

 

 

0:41:48 (Pop-up)
Nina Simone  Four Women   Favoriting A Portrait of Nina  1970    0:55:02 (Pop-up)
Sonny Sharrock  Black Woman   Favoriting Black Woman  1969    1:03:21 (Pop-up)
Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson  Pardon Our Analysis (We Beg Your Pardon)   Favoriting Midnight Band - The First Minute Of A New Day  1975    1:08:03 (Pop-up)
Linton Kwesi Johnson  Dread Beat an' Blood   Favoriting Dread Beat an' Blood  1978    1:15:02 (Pop-up)
Yoko Ono with Plastic Ono Band  Yang Yang   Favoriting Approximately Infinite Universe  1978    1:17:51 (Pop-up)
Ethel Smyth  The March of the Women   Favoriting   1910  Official anthem of the Women's Social and Political Union, and the Women's Suffrage movement, more generally  1:21:39 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
 

Ay! Jalisco, No te Rajes  

 

 

 

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Mr. Ondioline  Le Siffleur et Son Chien   Favoriting Mr. Ondioline  1960  Jean-Jacques Perrey  1:38:12 (Pop-up)
Pat Prilly  The Percolator   Favoriting Moog Sensations (Sonosyntheses Electroniques)  1971  Pat Prilly = Jean-Jacques Perrey  1:39:31 (Pop-up)
Pat Prilly  Moog Sensations   Favoriting Moog Sensations (Sonosyntheses Electroniques)      1:40:37 (Pop-up)
Pat Prilly  Aerolithe Alpha   Favoriting Moog Sensations (Sonosyntheses Electroniques)      1:42:03 (Pop-up)
Pat Prilly  Borborygmus   Favoriting Moog Sensations (Sonosyntheses Electroniques)      1:43:27 (Pop-up)
Pat Prilly  Chronophonie   Favoriting Moog Sensations (Sonosyntheses Electroniques)      1:44:33 (Pop-up)
Pat Prilly  Couer Synthetique   Favoriting Moog Sensations (Sonosyntheses Electroniques)      1:45:13 (Pop-up)
Pat Prilly  Indicatif Spatial   Favoriting Moog Sensations (Sonosyntheses Electroniques)      1:46:12 (Pop-up)
Pat Prilly  La Panther Cosmique   Favoriting Moog Sensations (Sonosyntheses Electroniques)      1:47:40 (Pop-up)
Leonard Cohen  Sing Another Song, Boys   Favoriting Songs of Love and Hate  1971    1:50:48 (Pop-up)
Leonard Cohen  Joan of Arc   Favoriting Songs of Love and Hate      1:58:49 (Pop-up)
Leonard Cohen  Avalanche   Favoriting Songs of Love and Hate      2:05:34 (Pop-up)
Leonard Cohen  Last Year's Man   Favoriting Songs of Love and Hate      2:08:30 (Pop-up)
Leonard Cohen  Story of Isaac   Favoriting Songs From A Room  1969    2:14:50 (Pop-up)
Leonard Cohen  The Partisan   Favoriting Songs From a Room      2:18:47 (Pop-up)
Leonard Cohen  Seems So Long Ago, Nancy   Favoriting Songs From a Room      2:21:45 (Pop-up)
Leonard Cohen  The Old Revolution   Favoriting Songs From a Room      2:26:58 (Pop-up)
Archie Shepp  Un Croque Monsieur (Poem: For Losers)   Favoriting For Losers  1970    2:31:08 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Fantastic Group 

Allahu Akbar   Favoriting

Black Plastic Singing Flats 

 

 

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Listener comments!

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Flash Strap:

Hey Explorers
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ndbob:

evening Evan and everyone!
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Flash Strap:

evening bob!
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listener james from westwood:

How do, everyone!
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Flash Strap:

How-dee, James!
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ndbob:

Heya James!
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Flash Strap:

man I just barely got this show put together yesterday. it was a hard day to numbly wander through. then today my hard drive crashed. but the show must go on, i say
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hyde:

the revolution is a little dirge-y!
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ndbob:

glad you are here Evan!
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Flash Strap:

Hyde! yeah this is the sneaky preamble. and a moment of silence, so to speak, for fallen comrade JJ Perrey
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hyde:

@Flash Strap fighting on through the struggle is what's important
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Flash Strap:

Right on brother Hyde. That is the point of the show tonight, basically.
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just julia:

so glad the show will go on, hello, good evening, happy to have this in my ears.
Avatar 7:11pm
Flash Strap:

Sister Julia! yes
Avatar 7:12pm
Flash Strap:

yeah, yeah. damn right i'll play this song right now. when else would you play this song
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Flash Strap:

such a weird one, though, seriously
Avatar 7:15pm
Flash Strap:

Roy Harper on this song: "a testament to my lifelong devotion to espousing equal rights for all humans. I have long since wondered about the wisdom of stating that you have more than the capacity to hate your own race for its misdemeanors, but as a polemic it has been both an effective tool and somewhere of a place to stand."
Avatar 7:17pm
ndbob:

hating your own race is as bad as hating any race - this song is vile
Avatar 7:18pm
junglepete:

Evening Flash!....this song's a very apt choice...ndbob, I think this is more a statement about the capacity to hate the things that the
hegemon does. Not whites, per se.
  7:20pm
Ed:

Evening Flash and all!
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ndbob:

still though Evan - it's a song of hate and intolerance
Avatar 7:21pm
Flash Strap:

I think it's not meant to be taken strictly literally, bob, and I think we can all relate to a certain extent to the sentiment. Moreover, whiteness is a construct to which all "white" people may not feel they want to belong. The "White Man" should be interpreted as a kind of literary-historical construct, here. basically hegemony, imperialism, etc.

also, it would be fair game to hate white people if you ask me, but your mileage may vary according to ideology and interpretation of history
Avatar 7:23pm
Flash Strap:

I respectfully disagree bob.
  7:23pm
JtotheK:

Hi everyone.
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Flash Strap:

Hi Ed, Hi Jungle Pete, Hi JtotheK
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ndbob:

I understand that that Evan - but to me it's no better than the hate expressed by some Trump supporters - I respect that you respectfully disagree though
Avatar 7:25pm
ndbob:

I am so fucking sick of hate ya know?
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glenn:

i support intolerance of intolerance.
Avatar 7:26pm
ndbob:

Heya Glenn and J to the k
Avatar 7:28pm
Flash Strap:

I personally don't think all hate is created equal, and I find it a fairly useful tool in the spectrum of human emotion. I hate racism. I hate it. I hate misogyny. I hate imperialism.
Avatar 7:28pm
Flash Strap:

Hi Glenn!
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ndbob:

I hate racism. misogyny and imperialism too - and that applies to all races
Avatar 7:34pm
Flash Strap:

I hear ya bob
Avatar 7:36pm
geezerette:

Hi Evan and seekers!
Love the Covarrubias image, hate the need for it. So fucking sad.
Emotionally exhausting. Gotta pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, and start all over again. (Irving Berlin?)
Avatar 7:36pm
hyde:

all this respectful disagreeing is weird and foreign to me!
Avatar 7:37pm
geezerette:

haha hyde! :)
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ndbob:

How Hyde - and welcome - heya geezerette!
Avatar 7:38pm
Flash Strap:

Hi Geezerette!
Avatar 7:38pm
Scraps deSelby:

god i love robert wyatt's voice
Avatar 7:39pm
Flash Strap:

me too Scraps! About a dozen songs of his I wanted to play tonight
Avatar 7:39pm
geezerette:

Howdy Bob!
Yo, Evan!
Avatar 7:42pm
hyde:

@ndb heh, i'm just kidding. since it seems like these days there are so few arguments that have respectful disagreements! ;)
Avatar 7:42pm
ndbob:

@hyde and I respect that:)
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ndbob:

being from the center-left I feel like a conservative on WFMU - grading on a curve
Avatar 7:46pm
geezerette:

Bob, ha! :)
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geezerette:

Evan,thanks for saying these things. Comforting.
Avatar 7:54pm
Scraps:

feeling like a conservative here: someone here said they felt "sad" for me because i supported Clinton (ie, not Bernie): as though I didn't think about my position (left, liberal, married to a black woman [now dead, alas]) before I took it.... I stopped talking about politics here.

we are all sad, now. sigh....
Avatar 7:54pm
glenn:

if it's any consolation, ndbob, most american leftists would be considered right wing by canadian standards. i laugh when i hear republicans referring to the democrats as commies.
Avatar 7:55pm
Scraps:

yes, or obama as a leftist (or socialist)
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Scraps:

i mean, i like obama, but he's a centrist.
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Flash Strap:

There is very little in the way of an American Left, in any real sense, it's true
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ndbob:

Yep Glenn most of the Canadians I know are NDP supporters - I might be too actually
Avatar 7:57pm
glenn:

anyway, carmichael's moving into my guest room. the basement and office are still available. sign up now.
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ndbob:

@Scraps I supported Hillary over Bernie too
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hyde:

@glenn an fmu refugee bunker? tempting.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I dunno. Shit. Maybe this week...I actually wanna go w/ the Gospel show on the mainstream...Oh - Nina.
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ndbob:

excellent first hour as always Evan! catch the rest later - can hang around chat for a while tho
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:59pm
melinda:

howdy! Just in time for Nina Simone.
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glenn:

i'm an n.d.p. member. [lesson here, gary johnson voters] i voted for the liberal in my riding because i simply couldn't stomach having harper reelected.
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geezerette:

hi Melinda!
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ndbob:

Heya Melinda!
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coelacanth:

ahh this is sublime.
...hi Evan and explorers
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Flash Strap:

Whatever our left---liberal spectrum here, I hope we can find solidarity in anti-racist, feminist, and a generally intersectional pursuit of emancipatory politics. because our precarious brothers and sisters will need us now that they're under fire
Avatar 8:03pm
ndbob:

right Evan - even tho I supported Hillary I would certainly have strongly supported Bernie if he had gotten the nomination
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Flash Strap:

Melinda! Rev Rab! Coelacanth!
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Scraps:

ooh, i like linda sharrock
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Flash Strap:

I would have liked to see a candidate more committed to anti-imperialist policies than either Hillary or Bernie, but I do my part when it's time to vote
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glenn:

bernie would have won the election. i hope elizabeth warren can find enough backers to make a run in 2020.
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hyde:

@Flash agreed. i actually have not voted for a republican or democrat for pres since 1992 (frankly, i have never done much beyond leaving my vote blank or writing in a friend or relative) but i'm with you on that angle
Avatar 8:05pm
Flash Strap:

me too Scraps! it really should be "Sonny & Linda Sharrock" on the cover
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Scraps:

i'm sorry, but i don't think so. bernie would be tarred with "socialist".
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hyde:

@glenn sadly i think the chances the democrats run another woman in 2020 is pretty much nonexistent
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ndbob:

Bernie may well have won - tho I certainly couldn't see it before
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:08pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@ the time - Ford pardoning Nixon
- now - Police never - not once convicted.
We Beg Your Pardon America.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:09pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I didn't see it clearly enuff until after the fact:
Hillary is Republican - Trump is Third Party.
Bernie was our Third Party - & it is Time.
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glenn:

see, he may have been tarred with socialist, but is that any worse than what clinton was tarred with?
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Flash Strap:

the specifics may have shifted but this track is still so razor sharp
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Scraps:

warren would be 71 in 2020, unfortunately
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ndbob:

nah - Hillary is a centrist democrat - just like me
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:10pm
melinda:

I think Bernie could have won, but it's hard to say, since he's so different than previous Democratic candidates. I think a lot of younger people aren't turned off by the socialist label and were really excited about him.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:10pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Listen - Listen! When 1/10th of 1% owns more than all the rest of us
- it is Time for even Murika to say the word. Socialist !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:11pm
melinda:

A good time for Gil Scott-Heron.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:11pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- because the young must live in the Now & the Future.
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ndbob:

I wasn't excited about Bernie but 1000 times better than Trump
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Flash Strap:

i do think a lot of the anti-Hillary misogynists could have got down with Bernie - socialist or not, they don't care - but i don't like the idea, and i don't know if it would have been enough
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:12pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Hey - I Voted proudly for a Woman. But not that one.
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Scraps:

glenn, but clinton didn't win.

believe me, i would have supported Bernie. i just don't believe that he would have won
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ndbob:

My grandfather was an active socialist
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

But - Hillary *did* win. The Vote.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:13pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@Scraps: Did you believe Drumpf would have won?
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Scraps:

yes, yes, so did Gore.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yes he did.
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coelacanth:

Yes LKJ
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Flash Strap:

love him so much, C
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Scraps:

love this song

the LKJ one
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:17pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Bernie had Enthusiasm. That's what Election Day is about, folks.
- & - Bernie registered voters. He brought the disenfranchised into the game.
- but - the DNC shut him down. Did you miss the Debbie Schultz thing?
Bad Choice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:20pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Bernie & Drumpf are mirror images. Bernie was the high-information version, & successfully communicated Facts to the Proletariat. He did his best to change it from the Inside (as a Senator). Even tho' he actually is an Independent - not a Democrat.
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glenn:

the electoral college just seems nuts to me. it's simply not possible for a canadian prime minister to be elected and not win the popular vote. that doesn't necessarily mean a majority of votes, but a plurality is always required.
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just julia:

this is one cathartic set, mr. dj... so heartening.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:22pm
melinda:

Rep. Keith Ellison from Minnesota wants to be the new DNC chair, and if he got the position it would be a huge improvement.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:23pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Some consider Killary the most warlike major candidate ever. They had to have her - even tho' it didn't work in 2008 either.
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hyde:

@glenn the electoral college is nuts. but it's the playing field, and has been for ever. unless it changes, which is doubtful, every potential candidate knows that that is the landscape they have to figure out how to win on.
Avatar 8:24pm
Scraps:

Killary? Jesus.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:24pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Republicans keep winning Elections w/out winning Popular Votes. It's going to end, & everybody knows it.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@Scrtaps: Too late to pray.
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Scraps:

Everybody?

How?
Avatar 8:26pm
Scraps:

Wait, wait, wait.... never mind.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:29pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Duhbya was already too much. This could be the worst thing that ever happened to the United States - w/ the possible exception of the Civil War. We'll tear it down.
My heart aches for all the Women who were sure the glass ceiling was shattered - & instead this Groper in Chief empowering all the racists & rapists. I say we bumrush this Inauguration & make the National Guard earn their wage. See if they stand down...It's that bad.
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Scraps:

Not going to fight with the left. That's what they want, intersectional fighting.. Rev Rab, go with god, whatever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:31pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

If I had the switch - I'd make it Hillary not Drumpf in a nanosecond. Believe me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:32pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...after all - that *was* the Vote.
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hyde:

ok, this is all getting a little much for me. i'll see you guys next week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:35pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Just ranting Hyde. Just us chickens here.

Uh oh...Leonard Cohen?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:36pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yes. He's gone.
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Flash Strap:

Fucking hell
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Flash Strap:

what a year
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:45pm
melinda:

Leonard Cohen died?
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Flash Strap:

yes

oh dammit
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:46pm
coelacanth:

oh, no
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geezerette:

God what a crazy time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:47pm
melinda:

I bought his biography a few months ago and it is still sitting on my shelf, I was waiting for the right time to read it.
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junglepete:

wow
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Flash Strap:

oh my god, this is a little too much

he means as much to me as i'm sure he means to you all
  8:51pm
listener james from westwood:

Fucking goddamn hell, this year.
Avatar 8:51pm
Flash Strap:

my hard drive being dead, i don't have all the leonard cohen i wish i did at this moment. but I have a few on LP
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:52pm
melinda:

Before the news about Mr. Cohen I was about to comment on how the Perrey was great escapist music, but alas, there is no escape.
Avatar 8:52pm
Flash Strap:

this is, for the record, my very favorite song of his
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Flash Strap:

except maybe Last Year's Man
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Flash Strap:

that was my hope, Melinda.

but there is no escape, and 2016 carries no survivors
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Flash Strap:

that was my hope, Melinda.

but there is no escape, and 2016 carries no survivors
Avatar 8:54pm
junglepete:

Avalanche is a favorite of mine. So dark, though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:55pm
coelacanth:

i Love this whole album; and his first, but maybe "the dealer" is my favorite LC song... dark as it is.
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Flash Strap:

it's a work of genius, junglepete
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Flash Strap:

oh god i'm cryin, i won't deceive you
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Flash Strap:

did i just cut out?

and more importantly, am i back?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:59pm
coelacanth:

yes me too.

fucking hell.
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just julia:

yes and yes. thank heavens.
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Flash Strap:

sorry guys, i hope the internet holds together for the rest of the show
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geezerette:

I'm not hearing Cohen, is that what you're playing?
Avatar 9:01pm
Flash Strap:

yes, but i think i should be back now. try refreshing the player?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01pm
coelacanth:

g, yes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02pm
coelacanth:

@8:55 i said "dealer" - no it's called "the stranger song".
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geezerette:

Yep! Fine now. Thanks Evan and coel!
Avatar 9:04pm
Flash Strap:

i knew what you meant, my friend!

maybe Story of Isaac is my favorite... or maybe it's Stranger Song, where it all began. Watching McCabe & Mrs. Miller and thinking who IS this?
Avatar 9:06pm
geezerette:

That's one of my favorite films,for many reasons.
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Flash Strap:

mine as well. it destroys me, every time
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:09pm
melinda:

It's one of a few films I'm aware of that uses one singer-songwriter to such great effect.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10pm
melinda:

Harold & Maude, The Graduate being the other two (counting S&G as one).
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geezerette:

melinda, yes!
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junglepete:

Cohen's lyrical metaphors are so exquisitely wrought.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11pm
JtotheK:

thanks Flash Strap, I've gotta head out, but will tune in via archives for the rest and then be back on for Little Danny later (hopefully) -- cheers, everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

2nd only to Dylan - or less prolific, but more consistent. In other words - the Greatest.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13pm
northguineahills:

true, RevRab, true...
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Flash Strap:

what did Dylan say to Cohen about that? "They say I'm #1 and you're #2, but as far as I'm concerned, you're number one. I'm number zero."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16pm
coelacanth:

later on JK
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Flash Strap:

yeah, see ya JK! have a good night
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Flash Strap:

that is the greatest final line of any song, i think. "the peacock spreads his fan."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:19pm
coelacanth:

his first 3 albums are 100% perfect...and i don't think he ever was terrible - in ...almost 50 years?
Avatar 9:21pm
Flash Strap:

maybe the only time he was sort of terrible - "Jazz Police" - is still totally crazy genius
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22pm
coelacanth:

haha! i did make a big statement as there are many albums i haven't heard of his!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25pm
coelacanth:

i've never been into his elaborate string and bg vocal arrangements that dominated his work through much of his career; but i always seemed to find a good song buried within it all when i tried.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 9:26pm
Little Danny:

Hello Brother Flash and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27pm
coelacanth:

greetings Little D
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Flash Strap:

Hello Little Danny! how are you, friend?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yes - it's interesting because I love the arrangements on his early stuff - the sparse but perfect quality. I heard he recorded in the dark - w/ mirrors? Very specific stuff.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 9:29pm
Little Danny:

I am trying to walk as tall as possible. It hasn't been easy but I'm trying not to let myself give in to fear and my naturally anxious state. Thanks for asking!
Avatar 9:30pm
just julia:

i kind of love "jazz police," though "sort of terrible" is a description i'll second
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:31pm
coelacanth:

i had a subtle feeling this wasn't Leonard Cohen!
Avatar 9:32pm
Flash Strap:

It might be so good that i should just eat my words about it. I mean "Jazz Police are going through my folders / Jazz Police are talking to my ... niece"

also

"Throw another turtle on the fire / Guys like me are mad 'bout turtle meat"
Avatar 9:33pm
just julia:

niece! meat! it's just about perfect.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:33pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Judy Collins had to literally shove him onstage to start his career.
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Flash Strap:

nobody does cathartis and agony like Archie Shepp, C., so I kind of needed to do it
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Scraps:

aaaaaaahhhhhh.... that's nice
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coelacanth:

i love Shepp. no complaints here.
- and you did express that you had limitations on your Leonard Cohen at the moment.
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Flash Strap:

sadly so
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yeah, good call.
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Ike:

Re: 2016 ending with the death of Leonard Cohen, woah, woah, 2016 isn't over yet, and I have a hunch it might have a few more nasty or weird surprises in store for us.
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Little Danny:

Friends, I'm here to dispense musical palliatives for worried souls tonight on the Cool Blue Flame. Soul, jazz and disco from a place of love, struggle, strength, light and peace. Hope you'll join me here: wfmu.org...
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geezerette:

I want to say something encouraging, and it's this; the
world needs our attention. There are infinite problems to be solved and it looks very dark but I believe the best way to get through whatever happens is to choose an issue you're passionately concerned about and do something to change it.
To me the fundamental issue is climate change and its consequences. There are various organizations, there are gardens,education and advocacy,classes to teach, macro and micro scaled approaches to take. Being engaged feels good, turns despair into hope. If anyone agrees, choose something.
Apologies friends. Heartfelt and well meant.
Beautiful,helpful show Evan. Thank you.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Thanks.
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Jesse K:

Been listening, great show, thanks FS!
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Flash Strap:

Hi Jesse! Thanks, man.

Fist in the air for ya, sister Geezerette

thanks all, goodnight
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Scraps:

Tx, Flash
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coelacanth:

i got to playin with the dogs.
- Thanks Evan. Great program.
...don't lose spirit.
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quinn:

Sigh, listening on archives. The Old Revolution has one of my favorite lines -- Even damnation is poisoned with rainbows.
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