Favoriting Strength Through Failure with Fabio: Playlist from October 17, 2019 Favoriting

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The Failure of Noise
The Failure of Sound
The Failure of Rock
The Failure of the Avant Garde
The Failure of the Space Age
The Failure of Jazz
The Failure of Psychedelia
The Failure of Krautrock
The Failure of Electronic
The Failure of Pop
The Failure of Free-form
The Failure of the 20th Century

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Favoriting October 17, 2019: Singles Going Steady: Small records with big holes on Strength Through Failure

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Artist Track Album Year Comments
Koivistolaiset  Jättiläinen (Mr. Giant Man)   Favoriting      
Jim Keysor  A Project For Your Art Department (A side)   Favoriting      
Stooges  No Fun   Favoriting   1969   
Vampira and Satan's Cheerleaders  Genocide Utopia   Favoriting   1988   
The Cramps  Unbder the Wires (demo)   Favoriting From the Vault  1978   
Johnny Thunder  I'm Alive   Favoriting   1968   
Chrome  Shadows of a Thousand Years   Favoriting   1982   
Birchville Cat Motel  The Frog Prince   Favoriting   2007   
Skullflower  Slaves   Favoriting   1990   
 
Suicide  Cheree   Favoriting      
The Human League  Circus of Death   Favoriting   1978   
Throbbing Gristle  United   Favoriting   1978   
The Normal  Warm Leatherette   Favoriting   1978   
P.I.L.  Death Disco   Favoriting   1979   
Tuxeedomoon  No Tears   Favoriting   1978   
 
Gary Wilson  It's so sad to be alone   Favoriting Forgotten Lovers     
Gilbert Becaud  Toi   Favoriting Io La Conoscevo Bene (OST)     
Santo & Johnny  Sleep Walk   Favoriting      
Telly Savalas  Rubber Bands and Bits of String   Favoriting      
Brian Eno  R.A.F.   Favoriting      
Sun Ra  I am Strange   Favoriting      
Cinerama Releasing  Street Gangs of Hong Kong Spot   Favoriting      
Oscar Young Band  Fire Bird   Favoriting Damp Circuits: The Golden Era Of Synthesizers In East Asia     
Gabor Szabo  Space   Favoriting      
Peter Brotzmann Quartet  Lila Eule No. 1   Favoriting   1965/2003   
 
Cult Hero  I Dig You   Favoriting      
Hallogallo 2010  Blinkgürtel   Favoriting      
Expo 70  Smoke Rings   Favoriting      
Joseph Suchy  Tau   Favoriting      
The Poppy Family  Which Way You Goin', Billy?   Favoriting      
Nurse With Wound  A Perfectly Natural Expectation   Favoriting Having Fun with the Prince of Darkness     
Musica Elettronica Viva (MEV)  Dialogue for Magnetic Sewers   Favoriting Live '94     
Svarte Greiner  Forest in a Circle   Favoriting      
 
AMK 1990  Assemble   Favoriting Assemblage 2    split with GUM 
Loren Mazzacane Connors  Saoirse (freedom)   Favoriting Five Points     
Loren Mazzacane Connors  Little Shoes   Favoriting Five Points     
Pork Queen  Sunspot Gila   Favoriting      
Chester Hawkins  K516156 (Excerpt)   Favoriting      
The Shangri-Las  I Can Never Go Home Anymore   Favoriting      
 


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Listener comments!

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Ken From Hyde Park:

Terveisiä kaikille!
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Carmichael:

Auf Deutsch?
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Lixiviated Life:

strange vibrations
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chresti:

Hey hey!
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Ike:

Did you know? Finnish is related to Hungarian and Estonian, but very little else!
  3:06pm
John from Florham park:

This sounds almost like prrarie home companion
  3:06pm
wfmu_listener_phillip:

WHAT THE F WAS THAT!!
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Carmichael:

Is James Last Finnish? They're all Germanic in their roots.
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

HELL RIGHT, respect your Art Department.
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Carmichael:

This sounds like Alex Trebek.
  3:08pm
Fletchernyc:

“He”
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:09pm
G:

"Coffee is for closers."
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chresti:

So the kids are supposed to sell records in front of supermarkets?
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hypothete:

Hi Ho! I'm the vanity record man.
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Lixiviated Life:

A donation of
space & time.
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Carmichael:

I'll take Art for $500, Alex.
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coelacanth∅:

Greetings Fabio & Failure Army
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coelacanth∅:

my band my orchestra AND my choir makes bank selling our records in front of the local dive,especially after last call
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Hopey Sockmonkey:

Well, C'MON.
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Carmichael:

Guess we know who spins which discs.
  3:14pm
melinda:

Hi everyone
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coelacanth∅:

c'mown
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:16pm
coelacanth∅:

Carm but i'd believe either one of them playing the stooges
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spodiodi:

awwyiss
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Ike:

@Carm@3:07, I was talking about Koivistolaiset, who does the version played today. And no, believe it or not, Finnish and Hungarian are not related to German (or only very very distantly).
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spodiodi:

mfn Cramps
  3:21pm
?:

YES!
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Itzall ClearD'me Nåu:

Never another CRAMPS. Damn, I miss them.
  3:22pm
Wilson in SO:

Wow holy shit you should always be confined to singles. Exultant!
  3:22pm
John from Florham park:

Hello fellow Fabio listeners
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coelacanth∅:

a friendly acquaintance & myself had a cramps playoff at the pub a few weeks ago but the jukebox didn't have ANY of my favorite songs by them. Fuckers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:26pm
chresti:

Wow, three hours of singles...
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

huge fan of th'CAT MOTEL but haven't heard this one.
Holy crap, friends...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:30pm
coelacanth∅:

it is excellent and will be excellent but obviously i'm glad Fabio only plays only singles but once/year. why? because i love Fabio's show!
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Snoochienucci:

getting a little rowdy here late in the day i see!
  3:31pm
John from Florham park:

@snooch what’s up
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Snoochienucci:

@JFFP not much man, waiting for my last 2.5 hours of work to pass me by! How are things on your end?
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Lixiviated Life:

im not feel'n so fail-ish today.
  3:36pm
John from Florham park:

@Snooch staying out of the cold weather
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:37pm
coelacanth∅:

(as opposed to i'm alive by 999; 2 minutes of bliss)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:38pm
Rich in Washington:

Vampira/Maila Nurmi also went to high school in Astoria, Oregon.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

The original Horror Host ?
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Tony Banana Chow Mein:

Hey Fab! I didn't know you grew up on Nostrand Avenue. Curious what cross street. This is my hood!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:39pm
Rich in Washington:

Comedian Dana Gould has some pretty fascinating remembrances of her. He worked for her in some capacity late in her life.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:39pm
coelacanth∅:

my introduction to "no fun" was the b-side to pretty vacant by the sexpistols. (i was late getting into the stooges)
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thormagma:

Love this version of Cheree.
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Lixiviated Life:

ok, this feels more fail-miliar
mon chérie
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editor_b:

This reminds me of "Fade to Grey" by Visage
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Fabio:

@Tony Banana Chow Mein: Was Actually at Lefferts Ave. at E. New York Ave (I think, was a long time ago) Went to St. Francis around the corner...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:47pm
Rich in Washington:

Getting this track on that Fast Product comp Mutant Pop was a transformative moment for me as a teen.
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Snoochienucci:

@JFFP never a bad thing, got alot more of that coming so better get used to it! lol
  3:48pm
John from Florham park:

@Snooch no kidding
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thormagma:

God I knew the show today was going to be awesome! Favorite from singles week so far.
  3:50pm
Jett:

Still love Throbbing Gristle! fun stuff.
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MAgus:

sending Genesis well wishes! TG23
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

can't help imagining someday, my future at a nursing home somewhere, breaking into the jukebox & swapping in all this stuff. ...
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

TG and The Normal would definitely be in there.
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V Priceless:

great toons, Fab!
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spodiodi:

can't get enough Warm Leatherette
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Itzall ClearD'me Nåu:

Every time I hear this song by The Normal I expect it to be "TV O.D".
  3:53pm
Gnomon:

This show is the best alarm clock
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Ken From Hyde Park:

Yay, "Warm Leatherette"! Pledge to Fabio!
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mrdonutsu:

Roberti always reaches for the Leatherette 45. And it's always the right choice!
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Snoochienucci:

yeah Fabs is absolutely killing it today
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Michael 98145:

excellent set
  3:55pm
wfmu_listener_phillip:

NO NO NOT WARM LEATHERETTE!!! (seizure) (seizure)
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

WOM.
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Lixiviated Life:

Would be so much better without lyrics
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crateslinger:

@Rev TD - LOL
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:56pm
crateslinger:

the nursing home juke box wars - that's funny
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:56pm
Rich in Washington:

Wish I could clicky-star this whole set!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:57pm
Michael 98145:

These SGS weeks always remind me to spend more time with my vinyl
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:57pm
chresti:

Petrol, fill 'er up with petrol
  3:59pm
Jett:

Back when Public Image LTD still had a kick-ass sound!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:59pm
Stanley:

Words cannot express
  3:59pm
William Main:

Suggestion: Hit Single by Sonny Sharrock.
  4:00pm
nic:

love the last bunch!!!
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Michael 98145:

...AND Tuxedomoon!
  4:04pm
ben abs:

My days, to have the 7” of this!?!!
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Tony Banana Chow Mein:

Ever go to that African record store on Nostrand around there? I think it's been there since the 60's, still there!
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spodiodi:

this Tuxeedomoon is great
  4:06pm
Brendan:

Hello
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spodiodi:

loved the PIL too
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Hopey Sockmonkey:

That last set was incredible.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:11pm
dale:

always love when i check into a strength through failure an see i've already clicky starred several song.
  4:11pm
John from Florham park:

&Dale afternoon
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dale:

hi john from f.p.
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

curses to poorly-timed meetings.
DON'T TALK TO ME. FABIO'S ON.
jeezus, have people no decency..
  4:22pm
Dave Miss:

Mommy, is this what it’s like to be drunk?
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Carmichael:

Did someone bore out the hole in this 7"? Or is this just turntable B?
  4:23pm
Jett:

Telly!
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V Priceless:

TELLY!!
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tim from champaign:

Telly Savalas?
  4:24pm
wfmu_listener_phillip:

holy smokes! telly savalas!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:24pm
dale:

his version of david gates 'if' was a top 10 in england. true story.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:25pm
Michael 98145:

heh
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Rob (Jerzcity):

He annunciates very clearly while singing, despite the lollipop
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mrdonutsu:

www.youtube.com...
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mrdonutsu:

"Beautiful and touching..."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:27pm
Michael 98145:

i should recognize this ...
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Michael 98145:

ah, yes!
  4:27pm
Jett:

Heavily played single at my house back in the day, Eno and Snatch- R.A.F. Love Patti Paladin and Judy Nylon!
  4:27pm
Brendan:

As a member of the Players Club International, Telly was one swinging cat . Who loves you baby?


https://youtu.be/v6FQNPmJFLs
  4:28pm
wfmu_listener_phillip:

wow! i heard every word and i was just diagnosed with "sensory neural hearing loss" bilateral
  4:31pm
Jett:

Can never go wrong with some Sun Ra!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:32pm
Ike:

Rev. Turnip is probably too modest to say so but he's playing this Sat. at Spectrum at 70 Flushing Ave. in Bklyn at 8 p.m.
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dale:

you gonna break out the love 76 commercial fabio?
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

Modesty is the greater part of valor. ..or something.
It could have been heartburn.
I forget these things.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:40pm
crateslinger:

I'll be out of town, or I could walk there...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:42pm
crateslinger:

I should say, "I could have walked there." There should be no implied option or choice - as I will be physically removed from the vicinity... Break a leg Rev.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:43pm
coelacanth∅:

this Brotzman single topped the billboard charts in 1965 and again in 2003.
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spodiodi:

good lookin out, Ike. break a leg, Rev. Turnip Druid
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coelacanth∅:

RTD whatever you do don't break a leg between now and saturday night. really don't ever break your leg. that probably would hurt.
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

Every leg I can find will be completely destroyed.
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spodiodi:

^
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Listener Howard and the Cats:

Never apologize for Telly!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:51pm
coelacanth∅:

(i'm going to hide my legs from now on)
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spodiodi:

*squats very lowly*
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V Priceless:

no apologies, Fab! We need more Savalas and less freakin' Abba!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:54pm
tim from champaign:

I just requested I Knew Her Well from the library. I love Fabio's film recommendations.
  4:56pm
P:

I look forward to a Fabio review of the Lighthouse movie with William Dafoe.
  4:58pm
SeanG:

this is that hero song right
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:58pm
tim from champaign:

This is frickin great! It's like Dr Feelgood and 999 jamming.
  5:00pm
Brendan:

I dig you and this show Fabio.
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V Priceless:

isn't the urban myth that this is The Cure with their mailman on vocals, or something? Maybe it's not a myth! Great stuff!
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dale:

this always brings ian dury to mind.
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Blues Mandinga:

Ea!
  5:01pm
Brendan:

You see, in this world there's two kinds of people, my friend: Those with loaded guns and those who dig.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:03pm
dale:

sooooo......the kids are into the vinyls these days. are new 45s being pressed (this sounds new anyway)?
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

The only place worth being.
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

phasing effects make vegetable clergy extremely happy.
make a note of it.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Engineer Eddie Kramer says when he first played flanging for Hendrix
- he flipped - & said it was the sound he'd been hearing in his dreams...
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

Didn't realize Expo70 had done a 7" ... very yay.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:08pm
common:

Happy Thursday Fabio and all
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Stanley:

Blinkgürtel
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...a concise history of Flanging / Phase Shifting would be appreciated
...there are diverse - not to say humorous - accounts of the origin of the word 'Flanging'...
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tim from champaign:

@dale - yup, 45s/7"s are still being pressed. Like the skyrocketing cost of LPs these days, 45s run about $10-$15. (that hurts!)
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Whole point of Singles in the day was the affordable market...
  5:11pm
Wilson in SO:

Best Strength Through Failure ever
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Dayum.
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tim from champaign:

I understand inflation and I'd be willing to throw down $5-6 bucks for a 7" but $10+ is a bridge too far.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:14pm
Stanley:

In the name of Satan. This.
  5:14pm
Brendan:

I love the Maestro Phase Shifter - much more subtle than the newer units, and its a piece of art in and of itself, Here's a little piece on it and the use of the ring modulator in the Planet of the Apes Score:
http://www.wingspreadrecords.com/maestro_ps1_page.html
  5:14pm
Bambi Kino HQ:

Extraordinary program!
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

Can confirm the name of satan.
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sphere:

in the name of Stan?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:16pm
Stanley:

Seitan presides over vegan hell.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:16pm
dale:

ten bucks for a 45?! no nice price?
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sphere:

btw, Eno and Lee Perry have released a track called "Here Comes the Warm Dreads." True story.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...maybe an E.P. of rare & wonderful trax w/ gold flake & the cremated remains of Captain Beefheart in it...
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TDK60:

Hello Fabio, been a while. Fine sounds for a windy October day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:17pm
dale:

gotta say susan jacks makes karen carpenter sound like puke.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:18pm
Rich in Washington:

oh wow, sphere. You weren't kidding when you said you weren't kidding!
  5:18pm
Jett:

Always thought Susan Jacks of The Poppy Family was a hottie!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Wull - Susan is sexy & sensual. So is Karen - but in a uniquely emotionally expressive way w/ arresting pathos. & stuff.
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sphere:

@ Rich - yup. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:20pm
dale:

that red vinyl jumpsuit she wears on the first album? oh mama!
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TDK60:

Would Scratch offer Brian a spliff hit?
  5:20pm
William Main:

God almighty, Fabio! Why did you have to play the Poppy Family! I remember my mother gave me this record when I was a kid, because she was worried I was turning into a hippie. Ouch!
  5:20pm
nic:

Suchy was great!!!
  5:22pm
Brendan:

Eclective show - love it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:22pm
dale:

i like the mixture of the saccharine and the creepy fabio is laying down here.
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TDK60:

Hey, these are those List guys..
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I'm websearching images of Susan's nekkid midriff that are indeed impressive...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:24pm
chresti:

@sphere, can't wait to hear it!
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sphere:

@ chresti - it's on Pitchfork (i know).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:26pm
Stanley:

Posted yesterday;
www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:27pm
dale:

thanks rev rab - like x-ray burns wanted to sniff barbara eden's navel, i'm going down that road....
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...de nada fellow Scorpio...
  5:30pm
brainiac:

I likes me some dark cello, yup. Partial to violas as well, I'm not picky.
  5:32pm
nic:

love this & nurse w wound!!!
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

Svarte Greiner is new to these ears. Must delve further ASAP.
  5:38pm
nic:

love this!!!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...can't stop @ this floor
...this is bat country...
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

A little like NeilYoung jamming solo to the film to make the soundtrack for 'DeadMan'...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:55pm
tim from champaign:

Thanks, Fabio!!!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Chester the Impresser.
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Snoochienucci:

nice show Fabio!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:55pm
chris:

hell, yeah. great show, Fabio. grazie!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Needs a Bladerunner-type flick to do it justice my man.
  5:57pm
Brendan:

Thanks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:57pm
dale:

LOVE this - shirelles?
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spodiodi:

thanks, Fabio!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:58pm
dale:

i meant shangri- las. i really did.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:58pm
dale:

seriously....
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stefica:

oh, man--these shangri-las know my life story!
i remember standing on that corner....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:59pm
dale:

moody blues had a song 'you can never go home anymore' too. from our children's children's i think.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:59pm
coelacanth∅:

Yay shangri-las!
Thanks Fabio!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...two cinematic trax...
  6:00pm
Zetti:

Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:00pm
coelacanth∅:

oh crap i missed the rev?
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

TY Fabio !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:00pm
coelacanth∅:

-sorry Rev!
  6:00pm
SeanG:

thanks fabio
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:02pm
chresti:

Thanks!
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