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Favoriting April 8, 2019: Everything Is Fun Forever (with Special Guest Kinloch Nelson)

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
1  1 of a Kind   Favoriting 1  Grunt  1972  LP      0:00:00 (Pop-up)
The Two Things in One  Dreams   Favoriting Together Forever: The Music City Sessions  Ominvore Recordings  2011  LP  circa 1971    0:06:52 (Pop-up)
The Sugarman 3  Soul Donkey   Favoriting Soul Donkey  Desco  2000  CD      0:12:27 (Pop-up)
The Bobby Fuller Four  Don't Ever Let Me Know   Favoriting All the Tracks on the Original Albums, plus 7 more!  Ace  1990  CD  From 1965    0:16:05 (Pop-up)
We Five  Walk On By   Favoriting The Return of We Five  A&M  1969  LP      0:18:42 (Pop-up)
The Deep Six  Paint It Black   Favoriting The Deep Six  Liberty  1966  LP      0:21:41 (Pop-up)
The John Barry Seven  Bees Knees   Favoriting The EMI Years, Volume 1: 1957-1960  Scamp  1996  CD  From 1958    0:24:18 (Pop-up)
The Eight Minutes  Looking for a Brand New Game   Favoriting The Best of Perception & Today Records  BBE  2012  CD  From 1973    0:26:20 (Pop-up)
 
Aretha Franklin  Respect / Love the One You're With / Bridge Over Troubled Water   Favoriting Live at Fillmore West  Atlantic  1971  LP      0:37:20 (Pop-up)
Ray Charles  Drown in My Own Tears   Favoriting Live  Atlantic  1973  LP  May 28, 1959 in Atlanta    0:50:33 (Pop-up)
Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles  Spirit in the Dark (Reprise)   Favoriting Live at Fillmore West  Atlantic  1971  LP      0:57:50 (Pop-up)
Alice Clark  I Keep It Hid   Favoriting Alice Clark  We Want Sounds  2019  LP  From 1972  *   1:06:09 (Pop-up)
Dion  Sunniland   Favoriting You're Not Alone  Warner Bros.  1971  LP      1:09:32 (Pop-up)
Durand Jones & the Indications  Long Way Home   Favoriting American Love Call  Dead Oceans/Colemine  2019  CD    *   1:12:49 (Pop-up)
Bodikhuu  De Janeiro   Favoriting Rio / Bodianova  Farsi  2019  LP  From 2015  *   1:15:26 (Pop-up)
Deidre & the Dark  Back in Time   Favoriting Variety Hour  YouTooCanWoo  2019  CD    *   1:18:22 (Pop-up)
Caterina Caselli  Il Volto Della Vita   Favoriting Bellissima! More 1960s She-Pop from Italy  Ace International  2019  CD  From 1968  *   1:23:03 (Pop-up)
 
 
Single File: a bunch of 45s all played in a row
The Hollies  Listen to Me   Favoriting single  Parlophone  1968  45      1:30:08 (Pop-up)
The Crystals  I Love You Eddie   Favoriting single  Philles  1962  45      1:32:18 (Pop-up)
Flip Cartridge  Dear Mrs. Applebee   Favoriting single  Parrot  1966  45      1:34:17 (Pop-up)
The Stylistics  Hey Girl Come and Get It   Favoriting single  Avco  1974  45      1:36:54 (Pop-up)
Gabor Szabo/Bobby Womack  Breezin'   Favoriting single  Blue Thumb  1971  45      1:40:00 (Pop-up)
Nikki Wills  Some Guys Have All the Luck   Favoriting single  Bearsville  1981  45      1:43:01 (Pop-up)
Cowboys International  Thrash   Favoriting single  Virgin  1979  45      1:46:19 (Pop-up)
Rosa Lee and Joe Maphis  Whiskey Is the Devil in Liquid Form   Favoriting single  Capitol  1962  45      1:49:22 (Pop-up)
Ram Jam  Black Betty   Favoriting single  Epic  1977  45      1:51:59 (Pop-up)
 
 
Kinloch Nelson Live on WFMU. Kinloch Nelson: acoustic guitar. Engineered by Mario Santana.
Kinloch Nelson  Funky Susan   Favoriting Live on WFMU            2:03:15 (Pop-up)
Kinloch Nelson  Kittens   Favoriting Live on WFMU            2:09:09 (Pop-up)
Kinloch Nelson  Pearl St.   Favoriting Live on WFMU            2:20:02 (Pop-up)
Kinloch Nelson  Bourrée   Favoriting Live on WFMU            2:27:27 (Pop-up)
Kinloch Nelson  Land of Make Believe   Favoriting Live on WFMU            2:33:46 (Pop-up)
Kinloch Nelson  Tone Poem   Favoriting Partly On Time: Recordings 1968-1970  Tompkins Square  2019  CD    *   2:42:11 (Pop-up)
Kinloch Nelson  Summer Farewell   Favoriting Live on WFMU            2:48:25 (Pop-up)
Kinloch Nelson  Partly on Time   Favoriting Partly On Time: Recordings 1968-1970  Tompkins Square  2019  CD    *   2:54:15 (Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

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annie:

:)
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12539:

RaydeeYipYipO!
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TDK60:

Ok Joe, spin something real musically appealing.
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Ken From Hyde Park:

<returning to the surface> Boing boing boing!
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Colleen:

Hey Joe! Looking forward to the show!
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Krys O.:

Howdy, Joe!
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Davee:

Hello Joe from Byram, NJ
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:05am
Uncle Michael:

Good morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:06am
Sem:

Good morning, Joe, and hello, McGaskoes, and all.
Avatar 9:07am
Diezel Tea:

Good evening, folks and Joey McGasolineko.
  9:08am
zpulpa:

Goodmorning!!! The plants are growing wild outside all covered in dew!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:08am
Uncle Michael:

I see a trend.
Avatar 9:10am
Joe McG:

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to the working week. Today on the show: Acoustic guitar loveliness from Kinloch Nelson live in the third hour of the show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11am
Phillippe Bastille:

Good morning everyone! Let's christen this week "a good one"!
  Swag For Life Member 9:12am
Manana:

Wow. Cannot recall that many covers of Allmans stuff. Pretty good.
  9:17am
John from Florham Park:

Morning fellow wfmu listeners
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17am
TheLoneliestMonk:

top o' the morning, joemac.
damn, this sugarman3 track is funk-ay!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:17am
steveo:

Good morning! Hey Joe, have you ever heard of the Loyalsock Trail? It's out there north of and between Williamsport & Wilke-Barres.
Avatar 9:19am
Joe McG:

@steveo: No, I haven't, but I really like the name of it.
  9:19am
David in London:

Greetings McGaskokos.
  9:21am
Kudubundu:

The crackles and clicks on this record seem to poignancy to a wonderful song!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21am
sinner:

joe
  9:21am
prudy:

good morning Joe and fellow listeners. Looking forward to hearing Kinloch Nelson.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22am
EG_Astro:

Good morning
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:22am
steveo:

Yeah it's a native name that means "middle creek". We're planning to backpack there so I was wondering if the "locals" know about it. Seems like it's a well-kept secret :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23am
Phillippe Bastille:

oooh, not so sure the Walk on By shouldn't have just walked on by
Avatar 9:24am
TDK60:

Always dug We Five's folk-rock hit "You Were On My Mind."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am
Phillippe Bastille:

@steveo is it a tough trail? My son is starting to work himself into shape to try the whole App Trail next year.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am
Sem:

Not deep enough, this group.
  Swag For Life Member 9:26am
Manana:

Steveo, you may have seen this but just in case, the trail is run by the Alpine Club of Williamsport. Good website. Who knew there were alps in PA?
Avatar 9:27am
thatpatsmith:

What next? The Eight Foot Wonders cover How High the Moon?
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Joe McG:

@thatpatsmith: Good guess!
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steveo:

Hey good for your son, Phillipe. We don't have time for that :) The LT is pretty hilly, but we only have to do 8 miles a day or something.

Thanks Manana, haha. I have purchased the trail guide and map from the club; I will ask them about the
alps if i run into any of them.
  9:30am
Blix:

I was thinking of that "numbers in rock" show that you did with a guest who wrote a book about it a couple of years ago. I wanted to re-visit in the archive. What was your guest author's name?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:32am
Phillippe Bastille:

Thank's Steveo, I will let him know about it. The son is pretty aimless in life right now, so I'm not sure he can stick to a trail lol
  9:33am
David in London:

We need some Unit 4+2 - surely one of the bedrocks of mathematically named groups...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:33am
TheLoneliestMonk:

Sullivan cnty has a real paucity of hiking trails.
any other places in NEPA near the Delaware you'd recommend?
  9:34am
sara joan:

wfmu is kingggggggg. love this radio station. never change
Avatar 9:39am
Joe McG:

We can't help but change, sara joan! That's why you love us. :)
  9:40am
johnk77:

bill graham introducing aretha;>
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Fuzzy:

I thought it was Trent Reznor.
Avatar 9:44am
Dances with Moomins:

Hiya Joe! Sock it to us !
  9:44am
johnk77:

@fuzzy funny
trent was 6 years old
in 1971
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44am
Jay Goges:

LOVING your show today Joe - You're killing it track after track - Thank you for giving me the energy I needed this overcast Monday morning!!!
Avatar 9:44am
Joe McG:

Bernard Purdie killing it on the drums!
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PKNY:

That's *gotta* be Pretty Purdie on the drums with Aretha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:45am
Jay Goges:

That's pretty Purdie??? wow!
Avatar 9:46am
Joe McG:

Billy Preston on organ, King Curtis, what a band. And Aretha, wow! @JayG: Happy to help, I need this, too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:46am
Jay Goges:

dream team band - incredible
  9:48am
johnk77:

1 of the greatest live bands
i ever saw
also the singer
i was there 1 of the 3 nights
  9:49am
prudy:

loving this Aretha, Joe. Thank you.
  9:50am
johnk77:

the fillmore at sutter and van ness
the fillmore auditorium was then closed
Avatar 9:51am
Joe McG:

I'm realizing it's hard to takethis off!
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βrian:

Just saw Knock Down the House yesterday. Durn inspiring.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52am
Jay Goges:

Keeping the live vibes going :-)
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:54am
Kevin-san:

Thanks for the Aretha, I had the vinyl of this, long ago and far away, brought a tear to my eye...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:55am
Sem:

Just blown away by this segment, Joe. Just great.
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Joe McG:

Glad you're enjoying it, Sem! Sounds good to me, hard to move into something else!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00am
Jay Goges:

and now they're on stage together back at the Filmore... YES!
  10:03am
johnk77:

aretha on the rhodes
ray was a special guest
not advertised in advance
Avatar 10:06am
Joe McG:

Ray gets a little salty.
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annie:

i just realized why this was hard for me to appreciate: this is headphones material...duh!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:21am
Phillippe Bastille:

I really like this Deidre and the Dark album.
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Krys O.:

Pearly!
  10:31am
Bill W:

Apparently in the early '70s, Paul Simon was trying to explain to an African American worker at a concert venue who he was. After listing a slew of Simon & Garfunkel hits with no results, he said "I wrote Aretha's song Bridge Over Troubled Water."
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Krys O.:

YES!!!! Hollies rule.
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Kevin_Ringwood_ UK:

Joe, Google tells me it's Bodikhuu, not Bidikhuu
Avatar 10:32am
Joe McG:

Thanks, Kevin, appreciate the head's up!
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Kevin_Ringwood_ UK:

which also makes sense of the Buddhist reference in the album title
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steveo:

I love both of you!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:40am
Eddie:

Oops, I should have changed my display name first.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:41am
Hughie Considine:

Just in time for a dose of the divine Szabo. Love what you do, Mr. Joe
  10:42am
Zetti:

cool, nice set.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:43am
Sem:

Took a cassette copy of George Benson's "Breezing" w/ me on a cross-Canada five day railroad trip. Gabor doing the tune justice here...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:46am
Wendy del Formaggio:

Didn't The Weather Channel use "Breezin'" back in the late-90s (or something) when they displayed the forecast chart on tv? Maybe they still do, I just don't have television now.
  10:47am
prudy:

really dislike this song. trying not to "hate" unimportant things.
  10:47am
paul:

When I first got a cassette player in my car, George Benson's "Breezin" and the Best of George Harrison were the first two I bought. And probably Elvis Costello's first or second "album."
Avatar 🎸 10:48am
Krys O.:

Rod's was a cover among many. The Persuaders did it first.
Avatar 🎸 10:49am
Krys O.:

Thanks for the Cowboys International, Joe. Always good to hear 'em.
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Joe McG:

@Krys: 1981 was a big year for that song: 3 covers!
  10:49am
whattawino:

Yay for playing this fab track, Joe!
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βrian:

I did not hear "liquid porn." No, I did not.
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Itzall Ablurr:

Why, Joe, why was there a jpg for Elton John's album when it was... oh. Sorry, forgot- it's WFMU! Go WFMU!!! And good morning, too.
  10:52am
paul:

I have a version of this by The Bailes Brothers.
  10:52am
prudy:

song lends itself to several interpretations
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Itzall Ablurr:

The damn thing, it has gone WILD.
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MD:

GOOD MORNING FREEFORM NATION OF THE STATION!
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Stevel:

RAM JAM!!
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steveo:

is this heavy metal? golly it is smooth as silk and tight as a tourniquet
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:54am
Hughie Considine:

Black Betty really made an impression on the radio at the time.
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Davee:

Nice, been a while since I heard about Betty
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Kelly Jones:

Mornin' Joe,
I just love a way out 45 induced segue!
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Davee:

Was Black Betty drinking that evil whiskey???
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Krys O.:

And to think that Ram Jam came from the Lemon Pipers.
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steveo:

bam-ba-lam!
  10:56am
David in London:

Betty being from Birmingham means a whole different thing in the UK...
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Davee:

When life gives you Lemon Pipers you make Ram Jam
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Krys O.:

Useless trivia #4,344: I met Rosa Lee and Joe Maphis's son, Jody. He was no slouch on the guitar himself.
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Hughie Considine:

well done @davee
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Kevin_Ringwood_ UK:

@David - in Birmingham UK she wouldn't be far from the Black Country of course, which would be appropriate. Lyric wouldn't scan right if it was Betty from Dudley...
  10:58am
KP in DC:

How long was Paul McCartney in Ram Jam
  11:00am
David in London:

@Kevin, we could cheat the lyric slightly, "way down in Wolverham…(ton)"
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

Who has carrot cake?
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

GAK, missed th'Ram Jam.
One of the first LPs ever bought.
Was it unusual to be buying records at 9 years old?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:03am
Kelly Jones:

Get well Joe!
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Joe McG:

Thanks, Kelly! Fightin' the goo!
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Ken From Hyde Park:

Nine years old in people years or Druid years?
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steveo:

this is super lovely
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

Ram Jam for Druid ears.
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Itzall Ablurr:

This here Kittens sounds just like a kittens, soft and sweet. I love it.
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βrian:

It's the time for ramp jam right now. Or ramp chutney.
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Roberto:

Eye lik kittunz
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Itzall Ablurr:

Me 2
  11:22am
SKI THE POLOCK:

CATS RULE
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Joe McG:

More info about Kinloch here: www.kinlochnelson.com
Avatar 11:29am
Kevin_Ringwood_ UK:

I love the Jethro Tull version of this too
  11:29am
queems:

i love this!!! and the jethro tull version!
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Z-pulpa:

This is helping me stay calm this morning. so nice!
  11:33am
Chi Bill:

Tull fans, I agree!
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Joe McG:

Man, this guy sure can play! :)
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Rob (Jerzcity):

Seriously. How many hands/arms/guitars is he using?
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northguineahills:

Thoroughly enjoying this, can't believe I'm not familiar w/ Knloch.

@Rob, it helps to be a devotee of Vishnu....
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steveo:

sounds like your summoning of vishnu may have worked
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steveo:

The venue is spelled Troost, I have just learned
  11:48am
GarryTheViking:

Pizza delivery guy here, always listening in car
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Joe McG:

Kinloch is here tonight: troostny.com
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12539:

Thanks, Joe and Kinloch!
  11:53am
Sem:

Yeah! ^
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steveo:

thanks Kinloch! thanks Joe! thanks Mario!
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northguineahills:

Apt that he is on Thomkins Square Recs... Thanks Joe and Kinloch!
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Joe McG:

Thanks for listening, everybody! Have a great week!
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Krys O.:

Excellent show! Thanks!
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TheLoneliestMonk:

Cya, JoeMac!
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Kevin_Ringwood_ UK:

Thanks Joe, and thanks Kinloch
  11:59am
Matt:

Really nice. Will try to make the show tonight.
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Hughie Considine:

Fantastic show today!
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