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Playlist for 29 December 2016 Favoriting | This is the year, and these are the months of the year

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Artist Song Album Label Approx. start time
Marvin Miller (with Chuck Berghofer, bass and Shelly Manne, drums)  Green Eggs and Ham   Favoriting Dr. Seuss Presents Green Eggs and Ham ... and Other Stories  RCA Camden; Buddha reissue  0:00:00 (Pop-up)
The Hi-Lo's with The Marty Paich Dek-Tette  Mayforth   Favoriting And All That Jazz  Columbia  0:07:06 (Pop-up)
Don Simmons  May   Favoriting Organ Grinder Pizza, volume 2  Organ Grinder Pizza Restaurant, Portland, Oregon  0:11:23 (Pop-up)
Basil Kirchen  I Start Counting   Favoriting Fuzzy-Felt Folk (various artists)  Trunk  0:14:08 (Pop-up)
Music behind DJ:
Bunny Kick   Favoriting Uh-oh!  Asphodel  0:18:25 (Pop-up)
Carole King/Maurice Sendak  Chicken Soup With Rice   Favoriting Really Rosie  Ode  0:22:49 (Pop-up)
Guess Who  When Friends Fall Out   Favoriting American Woman  RCA  0:27:04 (Pop-up)
Chordettes  Shine On Harvest Moon   Favoriting Listen  Columbia  0:30:03 (Pop-up)
George Barnes Octet  Sunny Day in May   Favoriting The Complete Standard Transcriptions  Soundies  0:33:23 (Pop-up)
Arnold Lobel  Spring   Favoriting Frog and Toad Are Friends  Scholastic  0:36:09 (Pop-up)
Alec Wilder Octet  She'll Be Seven in May   Favoriting Frank Sinatra Conducts the Music of Alec Wilder  Columbia  0:40:34 (Pop-up)
Music behind DJ:
Las Comadrejas 
Oaxacatelas   Favoriting We Are Ugly, But We Have the Music  Comad  0:44:20 (Pop-up)
Cibo Matto  Águas de Março   Favoriting Super Relax  Warner Bros.  0:47:59 (Pop-up)
Art Garfunkel  Waters of March   Favoriting Breakaway  Columbia  0:51:10 (Pop-up)
Cal Tjader's Modern Mambo Quintet  I'll Remember April   Favoriting Mambo With Tjader  Fantasy  0:54:36 (Pop-up)
Chrysalis  April Grove   Favoriting Definition  MGM  0:57:55 (Pop-up)
ProleteR  May Flowers (featuring Taskrok)   Favoriting Curses From the Past  Dusted Wax Kingdom  1:00:51 (Pop-up)
Antônio Carlos Jobim and Elis Regina  Águas de Março   Favoriting Personalidade  Philips  1:03:27 (Pop-up)
Music behind DJ:
World Standard 
The Lonely Driver 1952   Favoriting Country Gazette  Asphodel  1:07:39 (Pop-up)
Julius Hemphill  The Painter   Favoriting Dogon A.D.  Mbari  1:11:36 (Pop-up)
Blood, Sweat & Tears  Sometimes in Winter   Favoriting Blood, Sweat & Tears  Columbia  1:14:13 (Pop-up)
Sonic Youth  Hoarfrost   Favoriting A Thousand Leaves  DGC  1:17:17 (Pop-up)
Anne Laplantine  December   Favoriting Childish Music  Staubgold  1:22:21 (Pop-up)
George Shearing Quintette  September in the Rain   Favoriting 78  MGM  1:24:50 (Pop-up)
Talking Heads  First Week/Last Week...Carefree   Favoriting Talking Heads '77  Sire  1:28:10 (Pop-up)
Folk Implosion  Fall Into November   Favoriting Dare to Be Surprised  Communion  1:31:25 (Pop-up)
Music behind DJ:
The Red Crayola 
Parable of Arable Land   Favoriting The Parable of Arable Land  International Artists; Decal reissue  1:34:53 (Pop-up)
Emil Richard  Garnet (January)   Favoriting New Sound Element "Stones"  Uni  1:37:42 (Pop-up)
Bob and Ray  Interview with Children's Books Author, August T. May   Favoriting WOR-AM 1975    1:40:01 (Pop-up)
Minutemen  June 16th   Favoriting Double Nickels on the Dime  SST  1:43:00 (Pop-up)
October Country  October Country   Favoriting October Country  Epic  1:44:50 (Pop-up)
Mr. Bitterness and the Guilty Pleasures  Days Months Years   Favoriting Epic Flail    1:47:19 (Pop-up)
The Young Adults  Christmas in Japan in July   Favoriting Live in Providence, 21 March 1978 (WBRU broadcast)    1:51:19 (Pop-up)
Andore Kandore, aka Inoue Yosui  Kandore Mandore   Favoriting Japanese Folk, Rock, and Enka: 1969    1:54:15 (Pop-up)
Music behind DJ:
Johnny Beecher 
Sax Fifth Avenue   Favoriting 45 played at 33  Warner Bros.  1:57:33 (Pop-up)

Listener comments!

Avatar 11:44am People Like Us:

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Avatar 11:45am People Like Us:

that was a vase with a flower in it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:53am Charlie:

It's -- very, pretty?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55am Charlie:

maybe it fell over :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm listener james from westwood:

Good Tuesday, Charlie, Vicki, and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm Charlie:

Hello People Like Us! Hello James!
  12:05pm P-90:

I wonder: is this actor/announcer Marvin Miller who was the voice of Robby the Robot in the Science Fiction classic "Forbidden Planet"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06pm Charlie:

P-90 -- Yes!
  12:07pm P-90:

I dig the slightly "Beatnik" vibe on the backing arrangement. Cool, Baby.
Avatar 12:08pm Scraps:

this is a story about a child growing up to be a murderer
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:08pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Hi Charlie! I'm home staring at the snow. I guess that's pretty busy...doing nothing. Happy new year everyone!
  12:10pm P-90:

...and something about possibly "doing it" with a goat
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:10pm Charlie:

Scraps -- you must be a riot with the Rorshach inkblots...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:11pm Charlie:

Hi Wendy! It's a good day for staring at snow:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:12pm Webhamster Henry:

More Vocalese!
Former DJ Dorian's record "Imaginary Release" puts words to some Satie pieces!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:13pm doctorjazz:

Hi all, happy Thursday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:13pm Charlie:

Hey there, Webmaster Henry! and doctorjazz too:)
  12:16pm Listening Out There:

How does Vicki B (PLU) do it?
Avatar 12:20pm Scraps:

@Charlie: "It looks like a crab happily scuttling under a rock, unaware that a big dinosaur is going to STOMP STOMP STOMP STOMP ALL OVER THE CRAB LEAVING CRAB BITS AND EFFLUVIA, and eat him."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:21pm Webhamster Henry:

  12:25pm rf:

Oh my what a treat to tune in just as C.S.W.R. is on the radio! Thank you
Avatar 12:25pm Scraps:

Oh I really really REALLY love Really Rosie!
  12:26pm Doug Schulkind:

Expect a request for April March. Greetings, Cholly!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:26pm Charlie:

Hi Listening Out There! hello rf! Doug!
  12:26pm Asher Susswein:

Chicken Soup With Rice...great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:27pm Uncle Michael:

Did I miss the Shel Silverstein?
Avatar 12:29pm Scraps:

Wait, I want Tipsy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:29pm Charlie:

Hi Asher! Hello Uncle Michael! No, you didn't, but I may have.
Avatar 12:32pm annie:

maurice sendak!!!.. lovely illustration. turning off the bach and switching to the GTDS stream.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:35pm Charlie:

@Scraps -- sorry, Tipsy was the talkover music, I entered it in the wrong place:)
Avatar 12:38pm Scraps:


Avatar 12:38pm Scraps:

Frog and Toad!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:39pm Webhamster Henry:

These Arnold Lobel narrated Frog & Toad stories are so much better than that crummy musical they made of the stories a few years ago.
Avatar 12:40pm Scraps:

Frog and Toad Are Squished
Avatar 12:44pm Scraps:

Most children say at this point, "But what does Toad do when he finds out Frog has lied to him? It's the next page, right?"
Avatar 12:47pm Scraps:

that's right!
Avatar 12:47pm annie:

see, if my kid were to ask, i say.... LOVE....
Avatar 12:47pm Scraps:

Pierre is great!
Avatar 12:50pm Scraps:

ohmigod! waters of aqua is SO GREAT
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:52pm Charlie:

the moral of Pierre is... care!
Avatar 12:52pm Scraps:

argh March

trying to speak in two languages at once
Avatar 12:53pm Scraps:


I think this is one of my ten favorite songs ever
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:54pm Webhamster Henry:

There are lots of good Aguas De Marcos out there. It always sounds kind of clunky in English to me though.
  12:54pm testingwithfire:

Why does Art sound... Autotuned ? (good afternoon all)
Avatar 12:55pm Scraps:

My fav version is Tom and Elis. It's good in English too, I think.
Avatar 12:56pm annie:

years ago, wwoz had a saturday afternoon dj who played almost every cover of that in her show.. it was great
Avatar 12:56pm Scraps:

Breakaway is one of those albums that came out in several packages. Trying to break out Art.
Avatar 12:57pm Scraps:

@annie, I want every version out there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:58pm Charlie:

Henry, agreed the English doesn't, shall we say, flow as nicely as the Portuguese, but I like the words, and I don't often get to hear them.
Avatar 1:01pm annie:

scraps, it was a joy to hear. and she was actually able to fill the time and sure knew how to segue them with each other.
Avatar 1:05pm Scraps:

Avatar 1:06pm Scraps:

I love that they are happy singing this
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:07pm Webhamster Henry:

My pregnant wife and I sang it in Portuguese at the Loser's Lounge in 1997.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:07pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Hey NuttinDoers! Charlie, you're making a cold ,dank day as good as it can get. I'ii take some of that March Agua right now!
Avatar 1:08pm Scraps:

Henry, that's great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:09pm Webhamster Henry:

There's a video of Elis & Tom singing this that is just great!
Avatar 1:10pm Scraps:

My late wife Velma and I sang it at Marie's, but our version was very amateur. But the memory is good
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:15pm Charlie:

@Henry -- !!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:15pm Charlie:

Hi Kevin!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:16pm Charlie:

Yes, Henry -- that video is priceless:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:18pm doctorjazz:

Been back to this Al Kooper version of BST recently, love that 1st album.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:20pm Charlie:

drjazz -- that first album is a fave of mine.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:26pm Ike:

Just got here. What's the penalty for such tardiness?
Avatar 1:28pm annie:

a high-five ike, you made it here, that's all that counts
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:28pm Charlie:

Welcome, Ike -- you must now do nothing.
Avatar 1:31pm annie:

True Story, yo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:33pm Ike:

Oh no! Not nothing! No thing is the worst thing imaginable.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:33pm Charlie:

The question is: Can you actually even imagine nothing?
Avatar 1:39pm People Like Us:

well that certainly shut everyone up
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:40pm Charlie:

haw haw!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:41pm ⓘⓚⓔ:

Imagining nothing is hard work.
Avatar 1:41pm People Like Us:

Avatar 1:43pm Scraps:

weeping with laughter
  1:44pm P-90:

Good 'ol Bob and Ray
Avatar 1:44pm Scraps:

Bob and Ray interview Shel Silverstein
Avatar 1:45pm Scraps:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:45pm Charlie:

I about fell off my chair laughing listening to that last night:)
Avatar 1:48pm annie:

i loved 'Merry Backstage, Noble Wife".... bingeing on those shows can be hazardous.. too much jollity.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:50pm doctorjazz:

(man, has to be better than 2016, at least, I hope so...)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54pm doctorjazz:

Fun show (as usual), thanks Charlie, here's to more nothingness in the new year!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:57pm Charlie:

I wish you all a good new year. Thanks for listening today. See you next time :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58pm Doug Schulkind:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:59pm listener james from westwood:

A fine end to the year! Thanks, Charlie!
Avatar 2:00pm People Like Us:

Peaceful 2017 peoples.
Avatar 2:01pm Scraps:

This was excellent! Thank you!
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