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Playlist for 09 February 2017 Options | Looking out the window

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Artist Song Album Label Approx. start time
Big Star  Morpha too   Options Radio City  Stax  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Cat Stevens  If I Laugh   Options Teaser and the Firecat  A&M  0:01:18 (Pop‑up)
Hortense Ellis  Sitting in the Park   Options Alton Ellis: I'm Still in Love With You, featuring Hortense Ellis  Heartbeat/Studio 1  0:04:31 (Pop‑up)
Peggy Lee  I'm Lookin' Out the Window   Options 7-inch single  Capitol  0:07:33 (Pop‑up)
Yann Tomita  Through My Window   Options Doopee Time  For Life  0:10:28 (Pop‑up)
TV Girl  Cigarettes Out the Window   Options Who Really Cares  TV Girl  0:13:11 (Pop‑up)
Bob and Ray  new picture window installation in studio   Options broadcast excerpt  WOR Radio  0:16:26 (Pop‑up)
David Whitfield  Throw Open Wide Your Window   Options From David With Love  Decca; London  0:17:02 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Bunny Kick   Options Uh-oh!  Asphodel  0:19:10 (Pop‑up)
Pebbles  I'm Sitting by the Window   Options First Album  Sympathy for the Record Industry  0:23:05 (Pop‑up)
Gilberto Gil  Aquele Abraço   Options Gilberto Gil (1969)  Philips  0:26:13 (Pop‑up)
Dionne Warwick  The Windows of the World   Options The Windows of the World  Scepter  0:30:31 (Pop‑up)
Linton Kwesi Johnson  Reggae fi Radni   Options Making History  Mango  0:33:43 (Pop‑up)
Jerry Vale  Love Me the Way I Love You   Options 7-inch single (originally)  Columbia  0:38:54 (Pop‑up)
De La Soul  Pain (feat. Snoop Dogg)   Options and the Anonymous Nobody  A.O.I. Records  0:42:30 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
The Rip-Off Artist 
What Lola Wants   Options Medical Milestones (various artists)  Hot Air  0:47:02 (Pop‑up)
Michael Andrews  Heaven in Five   Options Me and You and Everyone We Know (Soundtrack)  IFC/Everlasting  0:51:47 (Pop‑up)
Healamonster & Tarsier  Hamster Wheel   Options 00:00:01  17 Ft. Jellyfish  0:54:13 (Pop‑up)
The Open Window  Much Too Soon   Options Oh! Calcutta! (original cast album)  Aidart  1:00:20 (Pop‑up)
Raincoats  Only Loved at Night   Options Odyshape  Rough Trade; DGC  1:05:07 (Pop‑up)
Phantogram  Let Me Go   Options Eyelid Movies  Barsuk  1:08:41 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Aphex Twin 
Window Sill   Options Selected Ambient Works Vol. II  Sire  1:13:02 (Pop‑up)
Bobby Wade  Four Walls and a Window   Options Eccentric Soul: The Way Out Label (various artists)  Numero  1:17:24 (Pop‑up)
Petula Clark  The Cat in the Window   Options 7-inch single  Warner Bros.  1:20:06 (Pop‑up)
The dB's  From a Window   Options Repercussion  Albion; I.R.S.  1:22:01 (Pop‑up)
Milton Henry  Send Me That Pillow   Options Who Do You Think I Am?  Wackies  1:24:39 (Pop‑up)
Professor Irwin Corey  Introduction   Options I Feel More Like I Do Now  Gateway  1:28:39 (Pop‑up)
Human Skab  Throwin' Rocks at Windows   Options Thunder Hips and Saddle Bags  Family Vineyard  1:30:18 (Pop‑up)
Meadow House  My Window Cleaning Days Are Over   Options Tongue Under a Ton of Nine Volters  Alcohol  1:32:32 (Pop‑up)
Professor Irwin Corey  excerpt   Options I Feel More Like I Do Now  Gateway  1:35:30 (Pop‑up)
Wire  The Other Window   Options 154  Harvest; Warner Bros.  1:36:22 (Pop‑up)
The Fleetwoods  Outside My Window   Options The Fleetwoods  Dolton  1:38:20 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Las Comadrejas 
Oaxacatelas   Options We Are Ugly, But We Have the Music  Comad  1:40:21 (Pop‑up)
The Special Pillow  All That We Say (and Don't Say)   Options At The Earth's Core  Zofko  1:45:12 (Pop‑up)
Rolling Stones  The Lantern   Options Their Satanic Majesties Request  London  1:48:45 (Pop‑up)
Akiko Yano  Komado Kara (From a Small Window)   Options Akiko Yano  Elektra Nonesuch  1:52:51 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Johnny Beecher 
Sax Fifth Avenue   Options 45 played at 33  Warner Bros.  1:56:30 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00pm listener james from westwood:

Got snow out my window, and wishing I had a tux cat beside me!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm annie:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04pm Charlie:

hallo, james and annie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:05pm schmutz:

snow day from home with chaarlie! yipee.
  12:05pm Listening Out There:

Cat Stevens = Yusuf Islam. Don't forget his fatwa against Salman Rushdie...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06pm Charlie:

hi schmutz -- no snow day for busy doing nothing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06pm Charlie:

hi LOT -- i only play pre-fatwa cat
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06pm Gaylord Fields:

Musician is asshole. Dog bites man.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07pm Charlie:

Hi Gaylord! There is the man and there is the music.
Avatar 12:07pm Andy in Etobicoke:

Apologies for my lateness.

Good afternoon, Charlie
  12:08pm Listening Out There:

Charlie: So, Hitler was a halfway decent painter? Sorry, I just have a tough time with the guy...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09pm doctorjazz:

Gotta psych for doing something, some snow clearing, fine sounds should be good company.
  12:11pm judy from croton:

Not to change the subject, but today's
My Birthday
Snow Day
Busy Doing You-Guessed-It Day
Avatar 12:11pm Andy in Etobicoke:

Sun day here in West Toronto, sorry.

It will pass.
  12:12pm Listening Out There:

HBD, Judy! Yesterday happened to be my birthday. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:12pm Gaylord Fields:

Hi there, Charlie! I agree: We all have to make choices about the level of comfort we have in an artist's extracurricular life. Me, I'll steer clear of any Cat Stevens songs about persecuting Rushdie. YMMV.
  12:12pm jan:

Here for now- was out shoveling snow two times already! If this keeps up, I'll be going for a walk
and coming back to the archives....
  12:13pm mauri:

Heipähei tsarlie and bunch of folk!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:14pm Charlie:

Greetings, Andy -- enjoy that Toronto sun:)
hi doctor jazz and jan and mauri!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:14pm Charlie:

and a hearty happy bday to you Judy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:15pm melinda:

hi Charlie and all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:17pm Charlie:

hey there, melinda!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:17pm Doug Schulkind:

Happy birthday, Judy! Happy Charlie Day, everyone!
  12:19pm Listening Out There:

Bob and Ray...excellent... :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:20pm Charlie:

well, howdy, Doug!
LOT -- I love a good Bob and Ray clip:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:21pm schmutz:

"magic spray"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:27pm Charlie:

yes, schmutz, "magic spray" :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:32pm Charlie:

I've already been out shoveling once today, so it's nice to take a break with this sunny song...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:32pm Charlie:

(to be followed by a rain song...)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:32pm schmutz:

O HALO Gilberto!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:40pm @sugarwolf@:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:40pm Charlie:

greetings, sugarwolf!
Avatar 12:41pm still b/p:

Going out for first round of shoveling soon, then rewarding self with grilled cheese when I come back in. Didn't Conan include grilled cheese in his list of what is best? "Crush your enemies..." etc.?
Avatar 12:42pm still b/p:

Jerry! Jerry is best!
Avatar 12:44pm Andy in Etobicoke:

Jerry Vale, who knew.

Take a bow!

Full value. Many thanks.
  12:44pm Rf:

ha ha hooray, coop
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:46pm Charlie:

hi still b/p -- i will reward myself with lunch, followed by more shoveling:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:52pm annie:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:59pm Charlie:

@annie -- Yes! thank you for providing the Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything;)
Avatar 1:07pm Michael:

Hey Charlie. Hope I didn't miss the Professor Irwin Corey tribute.
  1:09pm βrian:

Stuck a fork in that meeting. Now, where are we?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:09pm Charlie:

Hi Michael! No, you haven't missed anything:)
  1:09pm frenchee:

Raincoats! Snowsuits! another fantabulous show by the Chazzzz
Avatar 1:09pm still b/p:

Do we have to go to confession now because we heard something from Oh! Calcutta?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:10pm Charlie:

and hello to you too, ßrian!
"If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be 'meetings.'" - Dave Barry
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:10pm Charlie:

Avatar 1:12pm βrian:

That and aphrodisiacs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:17pm melinda:

My snow shovel is about to bite the dust. Bad timing!
Avatar 1:19pm βrian:

Bright, clear skies over the isthmus.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:22pm Charlie:

I wish I had an isthmus.
  1:23pm Andy S.:

Really enjoying the show today, Charlie!
  1:24pm testingwithfire:

Happy snow day to all northeastern US planeteers and g'day to everyone else!
Avatar 1:24pm βrian:

Touch your finger between your eyes. This is your isthmus.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:24pm Charlie:

Hello, Andy S! Glad you're enjoying it:)
Avatar 1:25pm ndbob:

Heya Charlie and everyone - Petula's best record
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:27pm Charlie:

hello testingwithfire! happy snow day:)
and hello ndbob! how's your new digs?
Avatar 1:31pm ndbob:

they are pretty good - I'm glad to be in Georgia today
Avatar 1:31pm βrian:

Off to another meeting — this one with Shrimp Biryani.

Thanks, Charlie.
Avatar 1:32pm Michael:

  1:36pm jan:

Charlie! what are you playing? Human Skab! That's Irwin territory... comparable to Amanda! Please don't!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:37pm annie:

here, here, jan, i concur!
  1:37pm mauri:

this makes me miss building windows to outdoor playcottages.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:39pm melinda:

I liked Human Skab
Avatar 1:39pm ndbob:

me too Melinda - and hello!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:40pm annie:

i think it had to be dr corey who turned me onto the joys of non-sensical berbiage, and then there was archie bumker, bless his heart
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:41pm annie:

hi ndbob!! pay no attention to the typist for the above typed comment.
  1:45pm KatyaOddio:

So great to hear you, Charlie! Taking the day off on a Thursday has a fun perk.
Avatar 1:46pm Andy in Etobicoke:

Professor Irwin Corey is vastly underrated.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:47pm listener james from westwood:

What?! How did I miss the Prof dying?! No wonder Kliph Nesteroff was posting a lot about him on Twitter.
Avatar 1:47pm ndbob:

heya Annie!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:49pm annie:

Avatar 1:52pm still b/p:

Thank the snowgods for this fluffy light easy-to-move stuff. My shovel, too, has been threatening to fail through two or three years of still working with its unstable blade.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53pm Parq:

Window seat?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53pm Charlie:

We have three shovels.

And a snowblower...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54pm Parq:

James at 1:47. 'Fraid so. 102. Would that we all could have such a life.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:55pm Charlie:

Hi Parq!
Great clip, great movie:)
Avatar 1:55pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie!
Avatar 1:59pm still b/p:

A friend is in a local stage production of A&OL right now. Trying to decide if I'll go. Some kind of weird bias. NEVER saw the movie though plenty of such older movies are my favorites, and never saw any of the countless stage productions -- someone's always doing it again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:00pm listener james from westwood:

Danke, Charlie! Stay warm!
  2:01pm KatyaOddio:

Thanks again, Charlie! Cheers!
Avatar 2:01pm Michael:

Well done Charlie. And thanks for the IC. And when shoveling, lift with your legs!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:02pm Charlie:

Thanks for throwing open wide your windows to me today!
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