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Playlist for 28 April 2003 Options | Mortality play

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Artist Song Album Label Approx. start time
Ornette Coleman & Prime Time  Happy Hour   Options Virgin Beauty  Portrait/CBS  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Kletka Red  Sirba   Options Hijacking  Tzadik  0:05:41 (Pop‑up)
Dalva de Oliveira  Que Sera   Options Os Grandes Sucessos  Fenix  0:09:40 (Pop‑up)
Fred Astaire, Johnny Green & His Orchestra  Let's Face the Music and Dance   Options Starring Fred Astaire  Columbia  0:12:18 (Pop‑up)
Messer Chups  Tchaikovsky Beat   Options The Best: Cocktail Drakulina  Solnze  0:14:45 (Pop‑up)
Don DeLillo  excerpt (read by Charlie)   Options Mao II  Penguin Books, 1991  0:18:09 (Pop‑up)
  behind reading: Arne Nordheim - "Polypoly" - from Electric (Rune Grammofon)
Oneida  Rugaru   Options Each One, Teach One  Version City  0:21:07 (Pop‑up)
Frieda Hempel  Proch: Theme and Variations   Options The Fabulous Edison Cylinder  Odyssey  0:34:11 (Pop‑up)
The GTO's  Do Me in Once and I'll Be Sad, Do Me in Twice and I'll Know Better (Circular Circulation)   Options Permanent Damage  Straight/Enigma Retro  0:38:28 (Pop‑up)
Little Pete & the Youngsters  You Told Another Lie   Options 7-inch single  Lesley  0:40:54 (Pop‑up)
Dukes of Hamburg  Boom Boom   Options Some Folks  Gearhead  0:43:40 (Pop‑up)
Dim Dim  Fucha Fucha (Tipsy Remix)   Options Kiwi  Audio Dregs  0:46:45 (Pop‑up)
Steve Dirkx  Baby Elephant Stagger   Options Happy Sampler  Steve Dirkx  0:50:20 (Pop‑up)
Oranj Symphonette  Up, Up and Away   Options The Oranj Album  Ryko  0:53:24 (Pop‑up)
Sharon Scott  I'm Not Afraid   Options Rare, Collectible and Soulful, vol 2  Kent  0:57:21 (Pop‑up)
The Fall  Guest Informant   Options 458489 B Sides  Beggars Banquet  1:04:44 (Pop‑up)
The Clash  Career Opportunities   Options Sandinista!  CBS  1:10:26 (Pop‑up)
Linton Kwesi Johnson  Come Wi Goh Dung Deh   Options Dread Beat an' Blood  Heartbeat  1:12:47 (Pop‑up)
The Pogues  Dirty Old Town   Options Rum, Sodomy & the Lash  Stiff  1:16:28 (Pop‑up)
Perrey & Kingsley  Swan's Splashdown   Options The Essential  Vanguard  1:20:05 (Pop‑up)
Oleg Kostrow  The Letter "F"   Options Aspirin & Serpantin  Solnze  1:22:15 (Pop‑up)
The Shaggs  Philosophy of the World   Options Philosophy of the World  RCA (reissue)  1:26:40 (Pop‑up)
The Beatles  To Know Her Is to Love Her   Options Live at the BBC  Apple  1:36:42 (Pop‑up)
Goldfrapp  Strict Machine   Options Black Cherry  Mute  1:39:31 (Pop‑up)
Buddy Holly  Well All Right   Options collection  Decca  1:43:13 (Pop‑up)
Donald Fagen  Maxine   Options The Nightfly  Warner Brothers  1:45:23 (Pop‑up)
Nina Simone  Ain't Got No/IGot Life   Options A Very Rare Evening  PM  1:49:05 (Pop‑up)
Teddy Fire  The Revolving Ambidextrous Microwave Girl   Options 7-inch single  Eary Canal Plates  1:54:29 (Pop‑up)
Araci Cortes  Baianinha   Options Araci Cortes  Fundacao Nacional de Arte/Gravacoes Eletricas S/A  1:57:32 (Pop‑up)
David Thomas & Two Pale Boys  Surf's Up   Options Surf's Up!  Thirsty Ear  2:12:14 (Pop‑up)
Kenneth Goldsmith  12:00 Excerpt (read and manipulated by Charlie)   Options Fidget on the web  Coach House Press, 2000  2:18:39 (Pop‑up)
  behind reading: Karlheinz Stockhausen - "Gesang der Junglinge" - from Elektronische Musik 1952-1960 (Stockhausen Verlag)
David Mahler  Cup of Coffee   Options The Voice of the Poet  Artifact Recordings  2:26:22 (Pop‑up)
Kazmi with Rickies  Preach   Options Who  Toshiba EMI  2:31:45 (Pop‑up)
Silver Apples  Program   Options Silver Apples  MCA (reissue)  2:36:11 (Pop‑up)
Rebecca  Euonym (from CNN)   Options Cool Beans Magazine #7 (various artists)  Cool Beans  2:40:25 (Pop‑up)
Lucky Peterson  1-2-3-4   Options Our Future  Today Records  2:49:35 (Pop‑up)
Station 17  Die Arbeit (the modernist remix)   Options Hitparade  Mute  2:51:46 (Pop‑up)
Slim Gaillard  Mishugana Mambo   Options Laughing in Rhythm: Best of the Verve Years  Verve  2:55:48 (Pop‑up)
TV Killers  Sock It to Me   Options Have a Blitz on You  Estrus  2:58:03 (Pop‑up)