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Favoriting July 10, 2017: From Time to Time

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Anthony Pasquarosa  Upon Nebraska Praries   Favoriting Abbandonato da Dio Nazione  VDSQ  2017  LP    *   0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Isasa  Gorrión   Favoriting Los Días  La Castanya  2016  CD      0:07:23 (Pop-up)
Bill MacKay  Wail   Favoriting Esker  Drag City  2017  LP    *   0:11:24 (Pop-up)
Marisa Anderson  Hard Times Come Again No More   Favoriting Traditional and Public Domain Songs  Grapefruit  2014  LP      0:14:49 (Pop-up)
Scenic  Dronia   Favoriting Aquatica  Independent Project  1996  CD      0:18:55 (Pop-up)
Calexico  Gypsy's Curse   Favoriting The Black Light  Quarterstick  1998  CD      0:24:22 (Pop-up)
The Lounge Lizards  Incident on South Street   Favoriting The Killed By Inside Me: Nate K's 2017 Marathon Premium  WFMU  2017  CD-R  From 1981  *   0:28:46 (Pop-up)
Elmer Berstein  Staccato's Theme   Favoriting Jazz on Film: Crime Jazz  Moochin' About  2014  CD  From 1959    0:32:04 (Pop-up)
Orval Carlos Sibelius  Dopamine   Favoriting Ordre et Progrès  Born Bad  2017  CD    *   0:42:03 (Pop-up)
Michael Nau  Good Thing   Favoriting Some Twist  Suicide Squeeze  2017  CD    *   0:45:54 (Pop-up)
Cyrus Lee  Time to Time   Favoriting A Quick Six Months  Greedy Dilettante/Vacation Tapes  2017  LP    *   0:49:19 (Pop-up)
Reparata and the Delrons  I'm Nobody's Baby Now   Favoriting Sweet Things from the Ellie Greenwich & Jeff Barry Songbook  Ace  2015  CD  From 1966    0:55:45 (Pop-up)
Bud Osborne  Minka Minka   Favoriting Das Beste Aus Den Polka: Dance with Me, Stanley with Stashu's 2017 Marathon Premium  WFMU  2017  CD-R    *   0:58:32 (Pop-up)
Brave Combo  Happy Wanderer   Favoriting Polkatharsis  Rounder  1987  LP      1:00:29 (Pop-up)
The Del Rubio Triplets  Whip It   Favoriting Mood Shirt ('70s Do-Over): Busy Doing Nothing with Charlie 2017 Marathon Premium  WFMU  2017  CD-R  From 1991  *   1:02:59 (Pop-up)
Dory Langdon  Can't We Be Enemies   Favoriting The Leprechauns Are Upon Me  Verve  1958  LP      1:05:40 (Pop-up)
Hyperbubble  Bar Wars   Favoriting Western Ware  Fellowshipwreck  2017  CD    *   1:08:35 (Pop-up)
Gil Tryhall  Wichita Lineman   Favoriting Nashville Gold: Switched On Moog  Athena  1973  LP      1:11:28 (Pop-up)
The Kimberlys  Catch the Wind/Norwegian Wood   Favoriting The Kimberlys  Happy Tiger  1970  LP      1:14:23 (Pop-up)
Buffalo Springfield  Down to the Wire   Favoriting Buffalo Springfield (Box Set)  Elektra  2001  CD  From 1967    1:19:31 (Pop-up)
The Kittens Three  I'm Coming Apart at the Seams   Favoriting   Newark  1966  MP3      1:21:26 (Pop-up)
Los Straitjackets  All Men Are Liars   Favoriting What's So Funny About Peace, Love and Los Straitjackets  Yep Roc  2017  CD    *   1:24:12 (Pop-up)
Single File: a bunch of 45s played in a row
The Go-Betweens  Streets of Your Town   Favoriting single  Capitol  1988  45      1:32:59 (Pop-up)
Strawberry Switchblade  Trees and Flowers   Favoriting single  Korova  1983  45      1:36:01 (Pop-up)
Syl Johnson  Come On Home   Favoriting single  Hi  1975  45      1:39:45 (Pop-up)
Sterling Whipple  Silence on the Line   Favoriting single  Epic  1976  45      1:43:10 (Pop-up)
Tony Orlando  Halfway to Paradise   Favoriting single  Epic  1961  45      1:47:12 (Pop-up)
Janey Marlow  School Girl Notion   Favoriting single  Tara  1973  45      1:49:44 (Pop-up)
The Beau Brummels  Still in Love with You Baby   Favoriting single  Autumn  1964  45      1:52:38 (Pop-up)
Smokestack Lightnin'  Light in My Window   Favoriting single  Bell  1968  45      1:55:06 (Pop-up)
The Police  Landlord   Favoriting single  A&M  1979  45      1:58:12 (Pop-up)
Marc Johnson  Fly   Favoriting Years  Vanguard  2017  CD  From 1972; On the show next week!  *   2:15:07 (Pop-up)
Andwellas Dream  The Days Grew Longer for Love   Favoriting Love and Poetry  Sunbeam  2009  CD  From 1969    2:18:17 (Pop-up)
Analogy  The Year's at the Spring   Favoriting Analogy  Akarma  2000  CD  not my apostrophe!; 1972    2:22:40 (Pop-up)
Shocking Blue  Fireball of Love   Favoriting At Home  Repertoire  2000  CD  From 1969    2:26:42 (Pop-up)
Travis Pike's Tea Party  If I Didn't Love You Girl   Favoriting Le Beat Bespoké 7: 20 Tailor Made Cuts  Detour  2017  CD  From 1967  *   2:29:37 (Pop-up)
The Night Birds  The Night Birds   Favoriting Spanning the Globe With Todd-O-Phonic Todd: Todd's 2015 Marathon Premium  WFMU  2015  CD-R  From 1966    2:32:12 (Pop-up)
Roya  1234   Favoriting Roya  Burger  2017  CD    *   2:33:51 (Pop-up)
The Passions  Bachelor Girls   Favoriting Thirty Thousand Feet Over China  Polydor  1981  LP      2:36:23 (Pop-up)
Feature  Twins   Favoriting Banishing Ritual  Upset! The Rhythm  2017  LP    *   2:38:43 (Pop-up)
School Damage  Online Shopping   Favoriting School Damage  Chapter Music  2017  CD    *   2:42:05 (Pop-up)
Saint Etienne  Sweet Arcadia   Favoriting Home Counties  Heavenly/PIAS  2017  CD    *   2:45:39 (Pop-up)
Marc Berreca  Community Life   Favoriting Music Works for Industry  Palace of Lights  2017  LP  From 1983  *   2:52:56 (Pop-up)
Robyn Hitchcock  I Often Dream of Trains   Favoriting I Often Dream of Trains  Rhino  1995  CD  From 1984    2:55:08 (Pop-up)

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Listener comments!

  👻 Swag For Life Member 9:03am

Yip. Yip!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04am

GM JM and woofmooers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05am
Vincent Nifigance:

Banjo McGasko

4 chan dont need to make threats...they use meme magic to divide and conquer

Banjo music? Paddle faster!
Avatar 9:09am
Miss Mailas:

Good morning, friends! All this banjo is just perfect, Joe.

It's a delight to hear those yip yip aliens in the car *after* camp drop-off, because then I know I was on time.

Nice alarm
Josh in the UK:

This is a lovely track.
the inspector general:

what the kek i forgot my ciggerettes now i'll have to smoke your eyelasses and punch your ciggerette
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 9:15am
Ken From Hyde Park:

[Arrives on surface.] [Finds noise.] All is well.
Avatar 9:17am

Marisa Anderson sounds wonderful this morning.

That last Bill MacKay piece reminded me of something off the Slingblade soundtrack or even David Lynch movie closing credits.
the sturgen general:

dont you know smoking eyelasses has been reported to cause cancer in frogs...you need to vape those things
Avatar 9:21am
Joe McG:

Sorry for the late hello, folks, just chatting with the Pidge. Hope you're all having a nice morning so far and welcome to the show!
trolly the clown:

oh i'm sorry i thought it was wensday and this was ken smiths show....the music is pleasant but i need to timetravel to wensday...thanks for indulging the clown show with a point
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 9:30am
Brian in UK:

Hey Joe.
Avatar 9:30am
Joe McG:

@trolly: High praise indeed.
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 9:31am
Brian in UK:

In certain parts of North West England, underpants are referred to as trollies.
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 9:32am
Guido from Cologne:

Hello Joe!
Avatar 9:34am
Joe McG:

Hey Brian, Guido, Quinn, Brendan, Miss Mailas, Josh, Annie, Vincent, all!
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 9:36am
Guido from Cologne:

Man with the golden arm" - great movie- great soundtrack - great animation and packaging by Saul Bass .

but this is not the original recording or is it

Great knife fighting music
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 9:36am
Guido from Cologne:

i think it was mono ...
... or is this a theme re-use ?

Hello Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:37am

Hi Joe, sorry I'm late.
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 9:38am
Guido from Cologne:

It is a theme re-use ... now i understand.
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 9:38am
Guido from Cologne:

This was the title theme of "Man With The Golden arm"

Joe… Your mic sounds weird to me. Like you are dead mono with pure stereo bed around you.
Alice Formato:

Hi Joe, Good Morning, Have a Great Day:)
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 9:40am
Guido from Cologne:


Enjoyed that set
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:42am

Does anyone else hear that little riff that sounds like Apache by Sugar Hill Gang in this background music? (Been hearing that for years but never said anything.)
Avatar 9:43am
Itzall Ablurr:

Good morning Joe. And speaking of great TV crime shows, why is it basically impossible to find DVDs for "Hawaiian Eye" and "Seventy-Seven Sunset Strip"? Decades TV did their weekend marathons with those shows a while back, but as far as I can tell they are otherwise unavailable.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44am

this song rocks dude. hi Joe! and all.
Avatar 9:44am
Joe McG:

Hey steveo and melinda and Alice and other friends. @Jack: The mic is the same as ever, so I'm not sure what's up! I sound a bit weird to myself, but I think that's just my brain.
Avatar 9:46am
Joe McG:

@Itzall: Good question! Hey, Sean!

@JoeMcG: Welp you then sound weird to me as well so hey! The message and music are still good.
Avatar 9:51am
Joe McG:

@JakeG: Thanks for helping out at Montgomery Hall the other night!

You’re welcome, Joe and everyone at Monticello Hall!
xapno mapcase:

this is great! I'm relaxing on the couch with a beer here in a cold Australian winter night and this is hitting the spot
Avatar 9:57am
Joe McG:

Welcome, xapno!
trolly the clown:

back from timetraveling...kens show was troll friendly...i make sure i always wear clean undergarment on my turbanized head
John in Bklyn:

I'll have 3 cheese pierogi and a Genny!
John in Bklyn:

Joe, when is the drawing for the Infant of Prague statue?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04am
The Oscar:

Anyone ever see "The Last Polka," starring John Candy and Eugene Levy as their SCTV characters? It's the first thing I think of when I hear "Happy Wanderer."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:05am
The Oscar:

Also Del Rubios!!
Avatar 10:05am

  👻 Swag For Life Member 10:06am

5 days left to see the Mark Mothersbaugh show at NYU - Ecellent!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:06am

whip it cover = YES

Interesting interpretation.
Avatar 10:07am
Joe McG:

@John: I think the drawing is during Stashu's show tonight. :)
Avatar 10:07am

I switched you on just as "I'm Nobody's Baby Now" was fading. What a heartbreaker! Good morning Joe + friends!

Im whippin it . Im whippin it real good.
Avatar 10:08am

DORY PREVIN!!!!!! I've never heard this one. It's so great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08am

@tadpoles -- cool I hadn't heard; here's the link for other.s greyartgallery.nyu.edu... ... @brendan exactly
trolly clown:

in the imaginary land i'm from we have learned how to turbanize autism...its how we have superduper powers
Avatar 10:10am
Joe McG:

@SheilaB: "Nobody's Baby" put me in such a state that I'm going totally silly to counteract it!
Avatar 10:12am

hahahahaha, what

Don't overlook Bill Murray's inimitable lounge cover of Star Wars https://vimeo.com/148990643
Avatar 10:13am

YES awesome moog cover!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:13am
Mike East:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:14am

Love this moog! Good show even though you just shoved me out of the studio....

Nice Lineman
Avatar 10:16am
Joe McG:

@Michele: Ha ha ha, I didn't exactly *shove* you. It was more of a gentle suggestion. :)
Laura L:

I can attest to the excellence of the Mothersbaugh exhibition at the Grey. MM is a prolific artist with a delightful imagination.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:20am

GOOD MORNING WORLD! Mr Joe...Thanks for the help wit the tee shirt! all good now!
Youe Guys...AS ALWAYS...ROCK!!!
Avatar 10:23am
Joe McG:

You bet, MD.
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 10:24am
Mark the Sardine:

Hi Joe
Avatar 10:26am
Joe McG:

Hi, Mark! Heya, Laura L, tadpoles, steveo!

Great set of covers
Avatar 10:43am

Due to this being on Hi and from the sonics, I assume Willie Mitchell is involved on this Syl track?
Avatar 10:44am
Sem Chumbo:

Jeez Louise, late, late for a very important date.
Hello, Joe, McGaskoes. Got caught in a subway snafu.
Avatar 10:45am
Joe McG:

@PKNY: Yeah, he produced it! It's *that* sound that Al Green made so famous.
Avatar 10:45am
Joe McG:

Heya, Sem!
Listener Alexandra:

Well, good morning to you (and Sterling Whipple) from San Diego, Joe!
Avatar 10:47am
Joe McG:

@Alex: Hi to you and San Diego!
Avatar 10:49am
Joe McG:

I can't believe none of you were moved by Sterling Whipple's sad tale!
Listener Alexandra:

Sorry I missed the Brave Combo...I'll catch it on the archive!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:49am
The Oscar:

Whoa-- don't think I knew this wasn't originally Nick Lowe!
Avatar 10:50am
Joe McG:

@Oscar: He did a great cover!
V Priceless:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:05am
The Oscar:

Oldie but goodie: www.theonion.com...
Andy the painter:

aw joe....your kevin ayers loop makes me feel like everything's okay....
Mark in Toronto:

Go-betweens "Streets of YOUR Town", I believe.
Mark in Toronto:

Sami Davis Jr., out of Lapland
Eric Hat:

Thanks for the amazing images Joe. Either a rodeo taking place in a roundhouse or (more realistically) dudes wrangling dusty bucking steam engines.
Avatar 11:17am
Joe McG:

@mark: Thanks for keeping me honest. I must have been thinking about Steve Forbert.
Avatar 11:19am
Joe McG:

@Eric Hat: You bet, Eric. Reminds me of an R.E.M. story where someone thought Stipe sang "the horns of the day" instead of "the hours of the day" and he liked "horns" better, so he kept it.
Avatar 11:20am
Ear Hammer:

couple of quick thoughts, please work "Eff the Police" into every future mic break. Additionally this Marc Johnson song is perfect!
Mark in Toronto:

Sorry Joe, I'm just being really nit-picky for no good reason.
Avatar 11:21am
Joe McG:

Ear Hammer! I promise to try. :) @Mark: No, I really do like it. I'm a stickler for accuracy, as you can tell by my ridiculous playlist.
Eric Hat:

These are the horns of our lives.
Eric Hat:

Oops...I meant, 'like the sands in the hornglass, these are the stipes of our lives'.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:24am
Greg from ZONE 5:

Avatar 11:24am
Sem Chumbo:

Anything on the playlist by The White Sipes?
Avatar 11:25am
Sem Chumbo:

Avatar 11:27am
Joe McG:

Ha ha ha!
Avatar 11:27am
Joe McG:

Hi, Greggy!
Mark in Toronto:

That movie starring Bill Murray as the singer in a band (Stipes!) is really funny
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:29am

that Analogy track was awesome
Eric Hat:

Beautiful Sem. Just beatiful.
Eric Hat:

I'm gonna go bust out my entire Stipe O Negative collection.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:36am
Greg from ZONE 5:

Great stuff today, Joey.

Weeeeee 1234!
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 11:36am
Liz Berg:

Double down, Joe! Haha!
Avatar 11:37am
Joe McG:

Thanks, Greggy. @Liz: Not today! ;)
Avatar 11:46am

Nice music!
Avatar 11:49am
Joe McG:

This cut is for you, Brian from UK! I think you went to walk the dog.
Mark in Toronto:

I Often Dream of Trains by Robyn Hitchcock would go good with this song

This woman's voice so reminds me of this track :
Avatar 11:51am
Joe McG:

Not a bad idea, Mark!
Avatar 11:52am
Sem Chumbo:

Will chopper in for the show next time, Joe. Hate to miss a minute. See you and all then.
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 11:52am
Brian in UK:

Joe, don't know where I have been today. Been speaking to estate agents, I believe you call them realtors.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52am

new st etienne!
Mark in Toronto:

Also you could play 1-2-3-4 by Feist (too late, played to death) with the Roya song
Avatar 11:53am
Joe McG:

@Sem: Fly safe! @Brian: Why, there you are!
Eric Hat:

Bet some OG humans considered the written word a similar tool of social degradation as some view the internet today. (Terribly executed thought = bedtime).
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 11:55am
Brian in UK:

Joe. Too hot for dog walking right now. Thanks for the thought.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:56am

thanks joe, for the great show!! once again.

WOW - Instant Request!!
Avatar 11:57am
Joe McG:

Thanks, Annie! And thanks everyone for listening and commenting. Weird one today!
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 11:57am
Brian in UK:

Basingstoke or Reading are in the Home Counties!!
Mark in Toronto:

Thanks Joe!
Dennis Diken:

nice show Joe. Mark Johnson is an old friend, good to hear him
Listener Alexandra:

Beautiful show today, Joe...and a wonderful way to end it :-)
  👻 Swag For Life Member 11:59am

Thanks, Joe.
Eric Hat:

Word up. It was cool getting out of work late enough to catch yr program. Thanks!
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