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Options January 20, 2017

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Artist Track Album Comments Approx. start time
Le Lotus  Om Namah shivaya (mantra hyme a shiva)   Options Illumination Chants et Mantras (Checkmate 1978)  Le Lotus - Illumination  0:00:00 ()
Sparrow Steeple  Caspar's Robe   Options Steeple II (2016 Richie)    0:08:38 ()
Bethany Folk-Rock Group  Come In Pilgrim   Options On Tour (BALL Custom Record 1971) LP2  Bethany Folk-Rock Group - On Tour  0:12:52 ()
The Lost Chords  The Sound of Silence   Options Turn Turn Turn (1969 RPC)    0:15:05 ()
 
Half Japanese  Love Last Forever (Sometimes)   Options Loud and Horrible (1981/2)    0:25:12 ()
Kristy and the Kraks  No No No No   Options Kristy and the Kraks 7'' EP (2014)    0:27:15 ()
Let 3  Ne Trebam Te   Options VA - Made In Yugoslavia (1983)    0:29:08 ()
Quilt Boy  Hollywood Is Real   Options I Am Somebody (2016 Sophomore Lounge)    0:32:52 ()
Rexy  Send In The Clones   Options Running Out Of Time (1981)  Rexy - Running out of Time  0:35:35 ()
Hawaii Burger  Back To France   Options VA - Buddy #2 Meatball Cassette (2016)    0:39:42 ()
 
Mornington Island Aborigines  Tide Rises, The Waves Dash On The Rocks - Didjeridoo   Options Morning Island Corroboree Songs (W& G 1966)    0:51:22 ()
[Kraho Pedra Branca Villagers]  Canto Del Mel   Options Fontes Cultares Da musica En Goias Musica Indigina (rec 1975-82)    0:58:08 ()
[Unnamed Borneo Musicians]  Titi Mati   Options Kwangkay: Funerary Music of the Dayak Benuaq Of Borneo    1:00:30 ()
Tosatayo Takemoto, Yashichi Takezawa  Gidayu; Nozakimura No Dan - Finale   Options Shamisen I (King Record)    1:03:10 ()
Canalejas & Pepe Hurtado  Danza Mora : Que Vienen Los Moros   Options VA - No One Cares (International 78rmp Discs 1912-55)    1:07:42 ()
 
Russ Saul  Just To Say Goodbye   Options Begin To Feel (1977 Tribute Records)    1:19:23 ()
M.H. Stanley Intermediate Schools Big and Little Bands  Be True To Your School   Options Movin' On (Lafayette CA 196x)    1:21:17 ()
The Bradfords  It's Not Unusual   Options Four Sides of the Bradfords (No Label 197x)    1:23:48 ()
The Ghetto Youth Singers  Wear A Crown   Options Soul From The Ghetto [Tulsa Urban League 1970]    1:25:43 ()
Mississippi Jook Band  Hittin' the Bottle Stomp   Options VA - Blues Classics - The Jug, Jook, and Washboard Bands    1:28:13 ()
Jimmy Peters  Les Haricots Sont Pas Sales   Options DOCD 5579 - Field Recordings 5 - Louisiana Texas Bahamas (1933-40)    1:30:45 ()
 
Chance Operation  Erua Ela   Options Rebel Street (1982)    1:36:30 ()
Gad Whip  Mid Life Shorts   Options Cartoon Head (2016 EP)    1:44:04 ()
Das  Where Are You?   Options Non-Chalant [1985 Sir Reel Records]  DAS - Non-Chalant  1:47:09 ()
The World  Managerial Material   Options Managerial Material 7" EP (2016)    1:51:25 ()
The Beach Bullies  Start All Over   Options We Rule The Universe    1:53:29 ()
 
Marvin Kingsley  Lovin' You   Options The Cry of Incarnation (197x Nigeria)    1:59:27 ()
Gétatchèw Mèkurya Accompanied by the Walking Brothers  Gofere Hugnilign   Options Gofere Hugnilign 7" (Philips PH249)    2:05:31 ()
[Uncredited Tarab Musicians]  Walimwengu si Wazuri   Options VA - The Best of Taarab Songs Vol. 1 (KSS Cassette)    2:09:32 ()
Naang Naang  Hu Tueng Se Pok Maa Laa   Options Le' Ywei Sin Tei Mya    2:13:37 ()
The Sons of P.M. (PM Pocket Music)  Laokratobemai   Options The Sons of P.M. [SPC 1001]    2:17:17 ()
Keletigui et ses Tambourins  Mande   Options ST - (1972 Editions Syliphone Conakry SLP 30)    2:20:25 ()
 
The Nurse  Time Limit   Options 1983-1984    2:30:20 ()
Dolly Mixture  Ernie Ball (single version)   Options Dolly Mixture Singles/EPs (198x)    2:33:00 ()
It It Anita  25 (From Floor To Ceiling)   Options Agaaiin (2016)    2:34:55 ()
Young Like Old Men  Circles   Options VA - Buddy #2 Meatball Cassette (2016)    2:38:26 ()
Phern  Pause Clope   Options I Sold The House/Pause Clope 7" (2016)    2:44:01 ()
Les Chats Renaissance  Le Gâteau Du Peuple   Options Hermaphrodites (Vogue-Satchem 1972)    2:45:34 ()
Jean-Pierre Castelain  Dernieres Impressions   Options Alberia (1975)    2:49:31 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 3:08pm Jeff Golick:

Ok, yes. Here's to the unspeakable horrors to come! And also the moments of sheer loveliness.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 3:10pm Jason Elbogen:

That's the kind of positive attitude they pay us for here on the Drummer Stream, Jeff! Good work.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 3:11pm fred:

Good afternoon Jason, Jeff, and listeners
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 3:14pm Jeff Golick:

Just happy to do my part.
Hi there, Fred, Jason, onlookers.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 3:15pm still b/p:

Sparrow Steeple sounds like Bryan Ferry at a late party.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 3:17pm fred:

Were Le Lotus based in France by any chance? Hare Khrisna owned a castle near where my mother's family is from. We went there a few times when I was a kid, probably including 1978
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 3:18pm Jason Elbogen:

I think Le Lotus were Canadian, Fred.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 3:23pm annie:

hey jason!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 3:28pm fred:

You can be on tour and play without an audience. I obviously never saw that, but it happened a few times to some friends, where the only people there were the other bands on the bill and the venue's staff
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 3:39pm fred:

@Jason: I saw half of Colectivo Etéreo last week when Dadalu played in Paris. I "told" them you had played them -- through Oso because I don't speak Spanish -- and they looked quite pleased
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 3:41pm Jason Elbogen:

Cool, how was the show?
  Fri. 1/20/17 3:45pm melinda:

Hi Jason and folks
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 3:45pm doctorjazz:

Hi, just checking in.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 3:47pm fred:

I enjoyed it a lot, but I'm seriously biased: I knew most of the people who played that night, I hadn't seen Oso in almost two years, and many people hadn't seen me since I got out of the hospital. Hard to be objective about the music
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 3:48pm Jason Elbogen:

Thanks for checking in on the day when all North Americans (except Canadian Hare Krishnas) swell with pride over the peaceful transition of power.
  Fri. 1/20/17 3:49pm melinda:

I like the burger
  Fri. 1/20/17 3:54pm melinda:

I think you are subconsciously trying to become Canadian.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 3:54pm Webhamster Henry:

It's called the Doomsday clock,
en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 3:54pm fred:

You came very close: the 'h' is not just silent, it's like it's not there at all. A friend says half the letters in his name are useless except to confuse people when he travels (his name is Thibault)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 3:57pm Webhamster Henry:

I was thinking of changing my handle, but it's been Webhamster for 25 years or more at this point. Branding is everything! I understand "Yahoo!" is up for grabs, but I'm not interested.
  Fri. 1/20/17 4:01pm melinda:

It's a good handle, Henry. So what was the impetus for creating it 25 yrs ago?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:05pm Dave in Vermont:

excellent
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 4:05pm fred:

Adding insult to injury, the didgeridoo has been co-opted by annoying westerners. Worst offender I saw: at a Q&A with a mouth harp player who had just stressed the spiritual side of using his body as a resonator, a dreadlocked guy asked him to play in a vase while he accompanied him on his didgeridoo. I was with a Russian-speaking friend who told me the translator asked a totally different question
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:10pm Jeff Golick:

Thank god for judicious translators. Saving us from ourselves.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 4:19pm fred:

@Jeff: The flip side of that coin was the translator for Blackfire when the band went into pointed criticism of what Areva (a French uranium company) was doing to their tribe's land. Her translation too was innocuous platitudes, not even mentioning the company
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:20pm Jeff Golick:

@fred: Ah, yeah. Always another side, I guess.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:21pm Webhamster Henry:

@melinda I was one of a group of people who put WFMU on the internet - I wrote a bunch of features and formatted playlists by hand for a few years. Sometimes, it was like being a hamster running in the little hamster wheel.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:23pm Jeff Golick:

Jews are "white." I suspect the non-whites of all persuasions will go first. (If that's how this plays out...)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:26pm Jeff Golick:

Adding: I feel sort of icky having this conversation via comment board. Probably not the best way to do this. And, for the record, I am of the Jewish faith. Back to the music, please!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:26pm Ike:

I figure Muslims first, *then* Mexicans, then the press, then intellectuals, *then* at some point later, some Jews (the "bad" ones, i.e. non-Orthodox and/or not related to Kushner).
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 4:26pm fred:

@Jeff: It might be some kind of urban legend, but I read that Irish people were not considered white for a while. Which would prove that white, like inconceivable, doesn't mean what I think it means
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:27pm Ike:

Nor Italians, I think @Fred. There's a book or books about this history somewhere....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:28pm Jeff Golick:

Well, "whiteness" is a fungible concept, to be deployed and utilized by those who control the levers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:30pm Jeff Golick:

One might also say the same of "American." Bottom line? Someone's gotta be at the bottom of the pile, getting a boot pressed on his neck, so that those just above feel a little better.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:31pm Jeff Golick:

-- sorry; been kind of an odd, rough day -- no joke, I truly picked a bad time to wean myself off of antidepressants.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:32pm Jeff Golick:

But if the Ghetto Youth Singers of 1970 can get there, so can I.
  Fri. 1/20/17 4:32pm melinda:

Yeah, when people refer to race as a social construct this is what they're referring to.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:34pm Ike:

Not a good time to go off antidepressants for sure. If I did that now I'd start obsessing over the likelihood of imminent nuclear war again. More than I do now, I mean. Sure, the side effects are nasty, but maybe ginkgo can help w/that....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:35pm Jeff Golick:

Like, we LITERALLY SHARE THE SAME MOTHER: en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 4:36pm fred:

For me, WFMU works better than anything else
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:37pm Jeff Golick:

Yo wha'ppen?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:37pm Jeff Golick:

Ok we back.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 4:37pm Doug Schulkind:

These Lomax-collected tracks from Louisiana are simply amazing.

Lost the audio on this track for while.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:38pm Jeff Golick:

@fred: were there only more of you!
  Fri. 1/20/17 4:38pm melinda:

I was reading an article about Neanderthals yesterday. The latest theory is that we coexisted alongside them, sort of like the hobbits and elves of Tolkien-land.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 4:40pm Doug Schulkind:

Some smart people speculate that the word "zydeco" actually comes from the pronunciation of the French phrase "les haricots."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:41pm Alex In Illinois:

@melinda: I am pretty sure that I have read theories that we not only coexisted, but humans interbred with them and some humans have Neanderthal DNA and others don't.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 4:41pm fred:

You think mp3s don't skip? Just wait, WFMU has people working on it
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 4:43pm Jason Elbogen:

Ok, this disc skipped on the bottom CD player (CD2), but it's working on the top one...
  Fri. 1/20/17 4:44pm melinda:

Alex, yes! My sister is into genealogy, encouraged my dad to do one of those DNA tests and I believe his mother's line had some Neanderthal heritage.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:46pm Jeff Golick:

Fascinating stuff, but I gotta run to catch a train. Thanks, Jason, all!
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 4:47pm Jason Elbogen:

thanks Jeff!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 4:50pm fred:

@Doug: A high school flame's father played in a New Orleans style band called Les Haricots Rouges
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:56pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...course - @ my age - 'mid life shorts' most likely indicates a fashion faux pas...
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 4:56pm Doug Schulkind:

@fred
I believe I have a record of theirs around here somewhere.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 4:59pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...'red green beans' ?? - like 'red beans & rice' a la N'Orleans ?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 5:00pm fred:

@Doug: With your record collection "around here somewhere" probably covers so much ground you should be worried about rising sea levels
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 5:01pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...that was no joke w/ Hurricane Sandy...or Katrina speaking of N'Orleans...
Rip-off of 'Shakin' All Over' - or loving reference? Kewl mutation how 'bout...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 5:04pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

SoftBoys connection! See - I knew I liked them...
www.facebook.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 5:08pm Alex In Illinois:

@melinda: I think I read that most Europeans have Neanderthal DNA, especially Southern Europe. And Neanderthals have been given a bad rap. It is now known that they painted pictures and wore decorative clothing, sometimes using feathers, and the sophistication of their tools was previously under-rated.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 5:10pm northguineahills:

Pretty much all homo-sapiens not from sub-Saharan Africa have some Neanderthal DNA.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 5:11pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Neanderthal DNA has contributed to some of our disease immunity (hearty Northerners) - for upsides, that is...I think it's also contributed to propensity for diabetes & some other things...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 5:14pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@Alex: Interesting - as last I heard they used the same blunt instruments to hunt the same animals for like 300,000 years - whereas into the Cro-Mag era here we've gone from nice civilized forest-dwellers to the neutron bomb in practically no time @ all...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 5:16pm fred:

Getatchew was such a loss, I was surprised I didn't hear much of him in the year-end tributes. Then again, many of us expected it even sooner after his wife died
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 5:19pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Wow Tarab. Set is kewl as hell.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 5:34pm Doug Schulkind:

@fred
I have several high mounds of records here that are threateningly wobbly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 5:40pm fred:

@Jason: I think Getatchew played at WFMU's 50th anniversary show with The Ex, maybe that counts as a connection
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 5:41pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

This set also seriously not terrible. Whole different way.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 5:44pm fred:

@Jason: This came out wrong. I wasn't blaming you or anyone
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 5:44pm Jason Elbogen:

More rockin' than usual for me...
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 5:44pm Jason Elbogen:

Fred-- I saw that show--it was fantastic.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 5:46pm Jason Elbogen:

It's not that I don't care--but every first, second, and third-rate movie/television/music person who passes away is inevitably announced on the list-serve. It's sort of like a giant email-subject-heading-cemetery.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 5:50pm fred:

@Jason: I know. I should have just thanked you for playing him (an unusual track to boot) and somehow fumbled that into a pointless argument. I apologize for that
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 5:50pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

A terminal Timmy Leary: 'All the best people are dead.'
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 5:52pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Sampling 'Several Species of Small Furry Animals Gathered Together in a Cave & Grooving w/ a Pict'.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 5:53pm fred:

@RRN63: Thanks! I knew I had heard this before and was trying to place it
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 5:56pm Dave in Vermont:

Thanks, Doug.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 5:57pm Dave in Vermont:

except I mean Jason; sorry
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 5:57pm fred:

I also want to read Bertrand Russell's autobiography. I wonder whether he applied his lack of respect for dead people to himself when he was close to joining them
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 5:58pm fred:

@Dave: You have a point: thank Doug Jason is here
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 5:58pm Dave in Vermont:

I mean I thank Doug too.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 6:00pm Doug Schulkind:

The stream is "mine" maybe in a similar way that a puppy is mine. But I deserve no thanks for my puppy. Thank the puppy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 6:00pm fred:

"pause clope" means "smoke break"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 6:01pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Thx Puppy!
- & Jason.
- & Doug.
Thanks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 6:02pm melinda:

Great show!
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