Favoriting The Cool Blue Flame with Little Danny: Playlist from April 13, 2017 Favoriting

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Postwar atmospherica.

Jazz modernism, mystical pop, electronic creaks & pulses, Latin rhythms, soundtrack & library moods, cinematic surf, exotica & instrumental curios, soul heartache, hypnotic blues & R&B, spoken trances, lonesome country & rock 'n' roll, strange scales, drones, haze.

Plus experimental and ephemeral moving image flotsam live-screened every week on the Flame-O-Scope™.

Thursday 10pm - Midnight (EST) | On WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio
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Favoriting April 13, 2017

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Artist Track Album Approx. start time
Carmen  Isle of Love   Favoriting 7" 45   
Benny Banta  Island in the Sky   Favoriting 7" 45  0:02:58 (Pop-up)
The White Family  King Jesus is Listening   Favoriting 7" 45  0:04:19 (Pop-up)
Billy Ward & His Dominoes  I Am With You   Favoriting Blues & Rhythm Classics 1950-1953  0:06:24 (Pop-up)
The Charades  Flamingo   Favoriting 7" 45  0:09:57 (Pop-up)
John Scott Orchestra & Chorus  Discotheque   Favoriting 7" 45  0:12:39 (Pop-up)
Moggi  News   Favoriting News! News! News!  0:14:57 (Pop-up)
Gianni Ferrio  La Morte Accarezza a Mezzanott   Favoriting La Morte Accarezza A Mezzanotte  0:18:44 (Pop-up)
The Free Design  Dorian Benediction   Favoriting Heaven/Earth  0:24:15 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
 

welcome to the club  

 

0:28:31 (Pop-up)
The Barrier Brothers  When I Cast On the Other Side   Favoriting The Barrier Brothers' Gospel Album  0:36:02 (Pop-up)
Al Jones and the Spruce Mountain Boys  Reaching For the Sun   Favoriting 7" 45  0:37:47 (Pop-up)
The Michael Brown Group  Wildwind Rose   Favoriting 7" 45  0:40:43 (Pop-up)
The Real Thing  Love Song   Favoriting   0:44:00 (Pop-up)
Bobby Burnett  By the Dunes   Favoriting 7" 45  0:49:11 (Pop-up)
The New York Jazz Quartet  Trade Winds   Favoriting New York Jazz Quartet Goes Native  0:51:33 (Pop-up)
Anthony Ortega  Strolling Through the Casbah   Favoriting A Man and His Horns  0:54:32 (Pop-up)
Jeri Southern  What's My Name   Favoriting Jeri Gently Jumps  0:58:35 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
 

the wide open  

 

1:01:06 (Pop-up)
Erik Andresen Quartet  Cordon Bleu   Favoriting On The Spot: A Peek At The 1960s Nordic Jazz Scene  1:08:48 (Pop-up)
Octons  Tokyo Blues   Favoriting Nicola Conte Presents Viagem 3  1:12:37 (Pop-up)
Fred Johnson  A Child Runs Free   Favoriting Live At B.B. Joe's  1:16:25 (Pop-up)
Ocho  Descarga con Bajo   Favoriting Ocho II  1:20:26 (Pop-up)
Eddie Palmieri  My Spiritual Indian   Favoriting 7" 45  1:24:04 (Pop-up)
Pucho and the Latin Soul Brothers  You Are My Sunshine   Favoriting 7" 45  1:27:59 (Pop-up)
Arsenio Rodriguez Y Su Conjunto  Mambo En La Cueva   Favoriting 7" 45  1:30:05 (Pop-up)
Ronny Douglas and the Ascots  Wopacha   Favoriting 7" 45  1:32:42 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
 

the jungle speaks  

 

1:34:32 (Pop-up)
Tarheel Slim & Little Ann  Can't Stay Away - Part 1   Favoriting 7" 45  1:41:34 (Pop-up)
Johnita & Joyce Collins  People Are Fighting   Favoriting 7" 45  1:43:36 (Pop-up)
Roscoe Shelton  I Was Wrong, Played With Love   Favoriting 7" 45  1:47:01 (Pop-up)
Sue Allen and Oscar Black  Don't Leave Me to Cry   Favoriting 7" 45  1:49:21 (Pop-up)
Gene Ammons  Goodbye   Favoriting Early Visions Disc 2  1:51:27 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
 

isle of somewhere  

 

1:58:58 (Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:01pm
Little Danny:

Greetings everybody! You're in the right place
Avatar 10:02pm
Flash Strap:

cool em off and heat em back up again Danny!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04pm
Little Danny:

I'm gonna try! Also, another superb Explorers' Room
  10:06pm
Lore:

This White Family is mighty fine, thanks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08pm
Little Danny:

Thanks Adam, and hello! Yep, it's a real obscurity.

p.s. I was outbid today on Nathan Abshire's "Pine Grove Blues" 78.

Not a very interesting story I'm afraid
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:11pm
melinda:

hi folks
  10:11pm
Lore:

That 78 was pretty rinked anyhow, wasn't it? Your day will come. I need to upgrade too. Oklahoma Tornado pressings, so unpredictable.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12pm
Little Danny:

Melinda! Hello, and welcome to the island!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12pm
Little Danny:

@Lore, it was not in great condition, no
Avatar 💍 Swag For Life Member 10:13pm
JtotheK:

good evening everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:14pm
Little Danny:

Jason! Nice to have the real-time you this evening!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:22pm
Little Danny:

What sort of mood (vis a vis music) are y'all craving this evening? I can head in different directions. DJ at your service
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:24pm
melinda:

Mellow
Avatar 💍 Swag For Life Member 10:24pm
JtotheK:

have any popcorn you feel like spinning?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:25pm
melinda:

Nice Free Design
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:25pm
Little Danny:

@J2tK I'll root around for some!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:26pm
Little Danny:

@melinda This may be my very favorite by them. I have been listening to their first few albums quite a bit recently.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:30pm
coelacanth∅:

hi Danny and sparklers (...?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:37pm
Little Danny:

My ancient fish friend, hello! Sparkle, shimmer, flicker: I can do it all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:55pm
Little Danny:

I have come to love the accordion in all contexts, including jazz. Took me a while tho
Avatar 💍 Swag For Life Member 10:58pm
JtotheK:

i'd be interested in learning about (and listening to) accordion jazz.
  10:59pm
Dean:

Been meaning to get down to Encinitas to hear Ortega.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:59pm
Little Danny:

J2tK: Art Van Damme's LPs are great (if a bit cocktail-y) and cheap. Also check out John Plonsky's Cool Man Cool LP
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:00pm
Little Danny:

@Dean: I'm so glad to hear he's still playing!
Avatar 💍 Swag For Life Member 11:00pm
JtotheK:

thanks Dan, i'll add to list of stuff to check out!
  11:03pm
Dean:

http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/entertainment/music/sd-et-music-anthony-ortega-20161115-story.html
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:05pm
coelacanth∅:

i may've liked the accordion in exceptional cases in many styles of music, (not polka!) - but i especially like it in good flamenco; and in Yann Tiersen's (?) soundtrack to amalie - at least...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:08pm
melinda:

That Barrier Brothers number was great. Sometimes I forget how wonderful banjo can sound. I used to listen to more bluegrass.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:09pm
melinda:

@coelecanth that might be my favorite context for accordion as well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:10pm
Doug Schulkind:

Sacre bleu! Good evening fellow flameurs!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:10pm
coelacanth∅:

mm, i love the banjo as well - maybe in all contexts.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:11pm
Little Danny:

I totally agree Melinda. Much bluegrass starts sounding pretty same-y quickly. But the best stuff - the high, lonesome sound - is transcendent
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:12pm
melinda:

I think I like most banjo contexts, too, with the exception of Shakey's-style. I forget what it's really called.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:13pm
Little Danny:

Doug! Always so honored to have you here. I know your time is rigorously scheduled over the next 12 hours or so
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:14pm
coelacanth∅:

i'm not familiar with shakey... but i especially like when it is picked, but not a speed contest. (ie some Neil Young or Gillian Welsh...)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:16pm
melinda:

Shakey's was a themed pizza chain, my memory is fuzzy but I think dorky music was involved.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:16pm
coelacanth∅:

[or "i believe" on r.e.m.'s album "life's rich pageant"]
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:20pm
coelacanth∅:

hey, i just realised that song, "i believe", has both banjo AND accordion.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:21pm
melinda:

'night everyone. Time to turn in.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:23pm
Little Danny:

Ha, I thought you were talkin' about Neil Young re: "Shakey." A themed pizza chain is way funnier
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:23pm
coelacanth∅:

g'night melinda
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:23pm
Little Danny:

And goodnight! I'm not taking you out on a very mellow musical note it seems
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:24pm
melinda:

that's ok!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:29pm
coelacanth∅:

LD i was thinking of "for the turnstiles" by N Young; though i know he did other good songs early on with a slow-picked banjo.
{were we talking about Neil Young recently?}
- i never heard of that pizza chain!
Avatar 💍 Swag For Life Member 11:30pm
JtotheK:

there was a shakey's around here ... a few decades ago. i remember it being buffet style...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:31pm
Little Danny:

We were indeed! I've been wading thru some of the favorites from the Neil Young discussion. Still coming to terms with his vast discography in general
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:32pm
Little Danny:

OMG buffet-style pizza. Been there. In Texas it's CiCi's
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:33pm
coelacanth∅:

buffet-style? ...are you yankin' my pizza chain?!
  11:35pm
MrFab:

Shakey's is cardboard crap pizza,yet theyve been in business for ages and are inexplicably still around. Pizza parlors used to have this old-timey Dixieland theme, e.g. Straw Hat Pizza. Which is odd since pizza didn't become popular tll after Italian immigration started having an impact. Pretty sure Satchmo and Kid Ory weren't munching on pepperoni pies back in the day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:36pm
coelacanth∅:

okay. i just want to say then - explore his 80s catalogue at your own risk. you've been warned!
Avatar 💍 Swag For Life Member 11:38pm
JtotheK:

internet research found this about shakey's: Shakey personally played dixieland jazz piano to entertain patrons and hired the original members of the Silver Dollar Jazz Band for $10 per person plus all the beer and pizza they wanted—he soon realized it was cheaper to pay the musicians scale—this brought the music of Lu Watters to the Sacramento area and caused a local sensation. Jazz historian K. O. Eckland gives this band the credit for the jazz revival in Sacramento ...
Avatar 💍 Swag For Life Member 11:40pm
JtotheK:

@Little Danny - future themed show idea -- jazz artists that crossed over to the pizza parlor scene...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:41pm
Dano59:

can't believe how late in the game it is. just got in from a DJ night at a bowling alley. it's always good to be here anyway, anticipating the full archived schmeer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:42pm
Little Danny:

This pizza chain discussion pleases me greatly
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:43pm
Dano59:

Danny - I will go against all the doubters and say dive right into Neil's 80s genre-hopping work with relish, and in order. I got into him big in 1980. A great time to be alive and following him in real time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:43pm
Little Danny:

Hi Dano59, how did the gig go? It sounds amazing - you had me at bowling alley
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:44pm
Little Danny:

Oh man Jason, that's one of those challenges that I love to take head on
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:45pm
Dano59:

playing live music or DJing there is a total blast. You can get away with a lot, and these guys did tonight. Crew from the local vinyl store, 30 minute sets, 3 hours total. ev from EDM to Petula Clark.
I do a full 3 hours next week. So I'll get here even later!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:45pm
Little Danny:

Fact: I have only one pizza-related MP3 in my library. Roosevelt Grier's "Pizza Pie Man"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:46pm
Dano59:

oh you must have 'That's Amore' somewhere...
Avatar 💍 Swag For Life Member 11:47pm
JtotheK:

I don't know that Roosevelt Grier track...but now feel like I must get familiar. (And add that to the Grier 45 want list, along with "In My Tenement".)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:48pm
Little Danny:

Oy, even I can't hang with "That's Amore"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:48pm
Little Danny:

It's really good Jason! Tho now I need to look up "In My Tenement."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:48pm
Dano59:

Dean Martin was Dad's fave and a cultural imperative in our house. and Chubby Checker. Mom liked Roger Whittaker.
  11:49pm
MrFab:

Lois Prima "Angelina" is great pizza-core.
Avatar 💍 Swag For Life Member 11:50pm
JtotheK:

Pizza-Core. Perfect!
Avatar 💍 Swag For Life Member 11:52pm
JtotheK:

@Dan - the other really great "In My Tenement" is by Jackie Shane on Sue. I found that 45 in a 50-cent bin because it was cracked - but it played! I even got to play it out a few times...and then the crack started to make me nervous for the needles. The 45 in recent years has seemed to go up in value, don't think I'll be finding again in the cheapie bins anytime soon...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:53pm
Dano59:

Banjo trivia - Graham Parker did a reggae-ish B-side instrumental featuring banjo. 'No More Excuses (version)'
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:54pm
Dano59:

Now I need to go find the Neil Young discussion. A previous playlist/comments?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:54pm
Little Danny:

@Dano59: astounding re: Graham Parker
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55pm
Little Danny:

Yeah, Dano, it was last week or the week before when I played Buffalo Springfield
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55pm
Little Danny:

Thanks for the tips Jason, I have some work to do
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:56pm
Dano59:

it's a curio for sure. But still very much the GP/Rumour sound.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:56pm
coelacanth∅:

haha, my warning isn't based on my own opinion, but the general consensus; though the 80s did spawn his worst albums, it also had some very good, if not excellent songs.
i just thought someone who's just being exposed to Neil Young should start with the small mountain of Extraordinary material of the first decade or so of his career.
Avatar 💍 Swag For Life Member 11:58pm
JtotheK:

enjoyed the show Dan -- thanks for the tunes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02am
Dano59:

Coel -- yes it was atypical enough to get sued over by Geffen, but as Neil said, 'that was better than a Grammy'.
I actually think Hawks is a lot like Star'n'Bars; Re-Ac-Tor is the most stupid fun rock n roll record in existence; Everybody's Rockin' is charming;etc. etc. Old Ways is beautifully recorded (digitally - a first back in '85)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02am
coelacanth∅:

Thanks Danny! have a great week!

tchau, camaradas
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03am
coelacanth∅:

Dano, i do not agree on all points! -but re-ac-tor was pretty damn good, and trans gets dissed way too much
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07am
Dano59:

Trans has some great non-techno content too. I've played a lot of Neil songs (leaning to the mostly obscure) with other obsessive Neil fans and the MOST fun one to play in an ensemble is Surfer Joe & Moe the Sleaze!
Thanks for commiserating - see y'all late next Thu
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:20am
Little Danny:

Thanks Dano & Coel!
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