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Options November 25, 2019: Songload for Your Eardroves

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Sounds of Liberation  New Horizon   Options Sounds of Liberation  Dogtown / Brewerytown Beats  2019  LP  From 1971  *   0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
The Singers and Musicians of Washington High School  The Ladder   Options Spiritual Jazz 6: Vocals  Jazzman  2015  CD  From 1973    0:19:52 (Pop‑up)
Rudy Love & the Love Family  Hungry Children   Options Los Angeles Soul Volume 2: Kent-Modern's Black Music Legacy 1963-1972  Kent Soul  2019  CD  From 1971  *   0:24:25 (Pop‑up)
Esther Phillips  Home Is Where the Hatred Is   Options Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures Volume 5  Kent Soul  2019  CD  From 1972  *   0:27:05 (Pop‑up)
Gil Scott-Heron  The Bottle/Guan Guanco   Options Winter in America  Rumal-Gia/TVT  1998  CD  bonus cut: live at Blues Alley, Washington DC, 1981    0:30:48 (Pop‑up)
 
The Who  However Much I Booze   Options The Who By Numbers  MCA  1975  LP      0:50:03 (Pop‑up)
Lal & Mike Waterson  Red Wine Promises   Options Bright Phoebus  Domino  2017  CD  From 1972    0:54:38 (Pop‑up)
Richard and Linda Thompson  Down Where the Drunkards Roll   Options I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight  Island  2004  CD  From 1974    0:57:45 (Pop‑up)
Belle Gonzalez  Bottles   Options Bob Stanley & Pete Wiggs Present English Weather  Ace  2017  CD  From 1972    1:01:42 (Pop‑up)
Julie London  One for My Baby   Options Your Number Please...  EMI  1997  CD  From 1959    1:05:02 (Pop‑up)
Tom Waits  The Piano Has Been Drinking   Options Bounced Checks  Asylum  1981  LP  live in Dublin 1981    1:09:29 (Pop‑up)
Tobias Berblinger  My Boots Have Been Drinking   Options The Luckiest Hippie Alive  Ten Dollar Recording Co.  2018  CD      1:15:27 (Pop‑up)
Carl Perkins  Drink Up and Go Home   Options Drink Up and Go Home! Sun Country Vol. 2  Avi/Sun  1996  CD  From 1955    1:19:29 (Pop‑up)
 
Arthur Russell  I Still Love You   Options Iowa Dream  Audika  2019  CD  From 1976  *   1:27:46 (Pop‑up)
Friendship  Several Stations   Options Dreamin'  Orindal  2019  CD    *   1:30:57 (Pop‑up)
Wished Bone  The One Who   Options Sap Season  Wished Bone  2019  MP3    *   1:35:28 (Pop‑up)
 
 
Single File: a bunch of 45s all in a row
The Original Museum  Must Be Love   Options single  Tom Boy  1981  45      1:41:56 (Pop‑up)
The Realists  I've Got a Heart   Options single  Stiff  1978  45      1:44:18 (Pop‑up)
Richard Betts  Rain   Options single  Capricorn  1974  45      1:46:40 (Pop‑up)
Billy Joe Royal  Watching from the Bandstand   Options single  Columbia  1967  45      1:49:49 (Pop‑up)
The Cookies  Stranger in My Arms   Options single  Dimension  1962  45      1:52:17 (Pop‑up)
Doug Haynes  Oo Wee Baby I Love You   Options single  Dakar  1972  45      1:54:49 (Pop‑up)
Dangerous Birds  Alpha Romeo   Options single  Propeller  1982  45      1:58:46 (Pop‑up)
Damon & Naomi & Batoh & Kurihara  It's All Over Now Baby Blue   Options single  Grimsey  1999  45  live at TT the Bear's, Cambridge, MA 4/9/98    2:01:54 (Pop‑up)
 
 
Story Corner: Songs That Tell Stories
Small Faces  Happiness Stan / Rollin' Over / The Hungry Intruder / The Journey / Mad John / HappyDaysToyTown   Options Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake - Deluxe Edition  Sanctuary  2012  CD  From 1968; this is the mono version. You can watch them lip sync the whole thing here.    2:19:29 (Pop‑up)
Keith West  Sam   Options A Teenage Opera: The Original Soundtrack Recording  RPM  1996  CD  From 1967    2:37:46 (Pop‑up)
Kaleidoscope  The Sky Children   Options Dive into Yesterday  Fontana  1996  CD  From 1967; thanks, Stashu    2:43:09 (Pop‑up)
Bread Love and Dreams  The Strange Tale of Captain Shannon and the Hunchback from Gigha   Options The Strange Tale of Captain Shannon and The Hunchback from Gigha  Sunbeam  2008  CD  From 1970    2:52:42 (Pop‑up)
The Alexander Rabbit  The Hunchback of Notre Dame   Options The Hunchback of Notre Dame (The Bells Were My Friends)  Mercury  1970  LP      2:57:46 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02am Aaron Working In Newark:

Good Morning Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02am Guido from Cologne:

Good morning Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am Ken From Hyde Park:

Look, in the sky! It's a bird? It's a plane? It's a ray-di-o! Yip yip!
Avatar 9:04am Snoochienucci:

boing boing boing boing happy happy happy happy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04am pantz:

!Elbbog !Elbbog
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04am Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

At your surface, Joe and WFMU folx. Greetings from the west coast.
Avatar 9:04am Lixiviated Life:

Joey Mc G !
How YOU doin' ?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05am karlward:

JAZZ
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07am TristaC.LadyCaveBrat:

sneaking a listen from the desk at work. g'mornin' Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am Itzall ClearD'me Nåu:

Good morning Joe, hope you're doing well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am YETI BOB:

great start to the day and week. can't go wrong with sounds of liberation.
Avatar 9:11am Strandlund:

The Great Joe McGasko...
Avatar 9:12am Joe McG:

Thanks for tuning in today, radio friends! Hope this saxophone is waking you up!
  9:13am Crei6hton:

Morning
Avatar 9:16am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe. Is it that time already. Rhetorical question.
Avatar 9:20am Joe McG:

@Brian: You know me, I always know what time it is. :)
Avatar 9:21am PKNY:

It's tough to beat the Gil Scott-Heron OG, but damn did Esther Phillips get pretty close!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22am Guido from Cologne:

Esther Phillips' version of Gil Scott Heron's "Home Is Where the Hatred Is" gets quite a few plays on WFMU recently.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24am Itzall ClearD'me Nåu:

Thankful that, for me, home is where the turkey is.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24am pantz:

Happy to be in the soul train this morning with Joe "Cornelius" McGasko
Avatar 9:24am PKNY:

@Joe must have known I needed some Gil today. Once I hear that voice and some Fender Rhodes, things automatically get better!
Avatar 9:26am Joe McG:

@Guido: Heard Duane play it last week (probably from the original single) and it just happens to be on the new Dave Godin CD in the new bin this morning. Lucky me!
  9:27am Marley Dogg:

Awesome show so far Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:29am LastWhiteRhino:

Good morning Joe, just another Pleasant Valley Monday.
Avatar 9:29am PKNY:

Wonder who is playing the harmonica on this...sounds like Stevie, but I doubt it's him.
Avatar 9:31am Joe McG:

@PKNY: He announces him by name at the end of the tune, but I forget! @Marley Dogg: Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:32am Blues Mandinga:

Ea!
  9:36am chresti:

Morning Joe and noise!
Avatar 9:37am Davee:

Hi Joe
Avatar 9:39am Davee:

Dave Godin dies in 2004
Avatar 9:40am Davee:

*died
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41am steveo:

Good morning, Joe McGasko!
Good morning, everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41am YETI BOB:

totally distracted!
  9:41am Marley Dogg:

Consider me distracted!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:43am Par Ubi:

Good morning Joe & everyone!
Avatar 9:43am Davee:

Give me a beer
Avatar 9:43am Snoochienucci:

whiskey for breakfast?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

HOOZ !
:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44am LCBD:

Oh damn, I love this song so much!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44am melinda:

Morning Joe and everyone! I missed the first part of the show because I was investigating my house post-mold remediation. It looked good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44am YETI BOB:

this album has always been sort of a "guilty pleasure" for me
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44am Hughie Considine:

Roger refused to sing this one and frequently struggled to sing Pet's extreme stuff that did not resonate for him personally.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:45am Hughie Considine:

er, Pete's
Avatar 9:45am Brian in UK:

@melinda, that is the way to start the week!
Avatar 9:47am Joe McG:

@Hughie: I'm really glad Pete sang it!
Avatar 9:47am Brian in UK:

Townshend and Lane's album Rough Mix is a gem. So why did I sell it? Another rhetorical question.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:47am YETI BOB:

@Hughie: Pete sounds like Roger here
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:48am melinda:

@Yeti I thought it was Roger. Silly me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:48am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I found The Who's debut album in $1.99 binoculars
- & coulda been their only fan far as I knew...
Probly got By Numbers later than it was released - but let's say I was barely a teen? trying to register - this...
Know for sure I wad awlready a stone WhoFan by the time Moon passed in 78...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:48am steveo:

wow, what a great song, i don't think i ever paid attention to it before
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:48am YETI BOB:

@melinda: i thought it was Roger too
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:49am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

*bin
...not amused by autocorrect...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:49am Hughie Considine:

Me too, @Joe--I've never not loved Pete's vocals!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:50am steveo:

just glanced at the beginning of the playlist and thought the first album at the top was "sounds of libation"
Avatar 9:50am Brian in UK:

Ah Lal. Just got a copy of Teach Me to Be a Summer's Morning. Quite wonderful. Don't need no buggers help.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:50am melinda:

I like the Watersons
Avatar 9:51am βrian:

Booger arms is a new concept for me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51am melinda:

Great segue
Avatar 9:51am Joe McG:

@steveo: ha ha! That's where we're at right now.
Avatar 9:51am βrian:

Ah, but those voices.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Pete / Roger - what a dyad...
Original Who SunSigns covered Earth Air Fire Water - fwiw...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:53am melinda:

I like all the vocals- Pete, Roger, Lal, Linda...
  9:53am Mike Wolf:

it’s “bugger’s arms” but were she here my guess is she wouldn’t mind it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:53am frozen_peas:

I didn't know I was in this kind of mood today!
Avatar 9:53am Brian in UK:

@βrian the word bugger was popular term in the Sixties or thereabouts. A more polite term Bugger Off was better than the F word.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:54am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

English do Dystopia real well...
Was a lot of 'Existentialism' in the 1970s for a kid to process...part of being GenX mebee...
Avatar 9:54am Joe McG:

@melinda: Me, too! @frozen_peas: There will be other moods later, don't despair! :)
  9:54am Mike Wolf:

This is an outstanding Joe McGasko program, I agree with the community
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:54am steveo:

indeed!
Avatar 9:55am βrian:

I'm familiar with the word, I'd just never heard it pronounced to rhyme with hooker.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:55am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Bugger means in thru the out door if not remiss...
Avatar 9:56am βrian:

[kinda rhyme]
Avatar 9:56am Joe McG:

Thanks, Mike Wolf! It's different every week, but hopefully it comes up to scratch most of the time. :)
Avatar 9:56am Brian in UK:

@βrian it is that East Coast Hull accent that makes it sound that way.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57am melinda:

@Rev that's what I thought
Avatar 9:57am βrian:

I hoist my glass to regional variation.
Avatar 9:57am Brian in UK:

Holding out for Whisk(e)y in the Jar.
  9:58am davefromtoronto:

i'll never drink again...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59am zopa:

Joe, SMK is always sure to draw our attention to Andy's gambling "problem." Is there something you are trying to tell us?
Avatar 9:59am Brian in UK:

The word Sod (sodomy) has similar connotations and usage to bugger.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00am Hughie Considine:

I contemplated writing an in-depth study of songs about drinking, and there are just so many, and so many types, it's astounding.
Avatar 10:00am βrian:

And here I thought sod was a golf term.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:01am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@BrianUK: In all my Anglophilism - I never put that together...
Avatar 10:01am Snoochienucci:

@Joe i played a gig last night, shared the stage with Jeffery Lewis, was alot of fun, but as i sit here at work today, not sure drinking songs are helping me out today lolol
Avatar 10:01am Joe McG:

@zopa: Two words: "Indoor plumbing"!
Avatar 10:02am Brian in UK:

The wonders of the Ingerlish language, one word, umpteen meanings.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02am zopa:

Ha ha ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03am LastWhiteRhino:

Julie London is the cats pajamas.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04am Webhamster Henry:

Hi Joe! This is going to the new TomWaits Tribute album, isn't it?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04am LastWhiteRhino:

Tom Waits is da " bats" pajamas.
Avatar 10:05am Hubig Pie:

Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks did a rousing version of this song
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:05am YETI BOB:

"The Bitter Cup" by Billy Childish would fit in perfectly (not that Joe needs any suggestions)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:06am Guido from Cologne:

There was a duo in Cologne of the name The Piano Has Been Drinking. They did Tom Waits in Cologne dialect. Quite popular in the 80ies/90ies. Guess they reached sections of audience who otherwise never would become aware of Tom Waits.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08am melinda:

I'm just now picking up on the theme of this set.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08am Webhamster Henry:

Tom is pretty dodecaphonic sounding here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08am Guido from Cologne:

The Fireballs "bottle Of Wine" next? :-)
Avatar 10:09am βrian:

My triple espresso has found its way home.
  10:10am davefromtoronto:

i need a drink...
Avatar 10:10am βrian:

Now this is what wellingtons are for. I know that much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:11am YETI BOB:

Also "Drinker's Peace" by GBV ... one of my favorite Pollard ballads
Avatar 10:12am Brian in UK:

An expression over here is 'Fill your boots'. Or get stuck in.
Avatar 10:12am Joe McG:

You all have such good drinking song suggestions that maybe I'll do a special some time of boozer tunes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12am Guido from Cologne:

Is there also a "My Computer Has Been Drinking, This Silly spam Mail Is Not My Fault"?
Avatar 10:12am Hubig Pie:

Liquor , beer and wine by Rev. Horton Heat is my favorite alcohol themed song
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:13am Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning, Joe and the rest of you drunkards!
Avatar 10:13am βrian:

Who accompanied Tobias there?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:13am steveo:

My boots have been berblinging.
Avatar 10:13am Snoochienucci:

This is what i need right here
Avatar 10:13am Snoochienucci:

tom t hall - i like beer????
Avatar 10:14am Hubig Pie:

Also "Nails in my coffin" by Floyd Tillman
Avatar 10:14am Joe McG:

@Brian: That was a gal named Mariya May.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:14am melinda:

Pass The Booze is a good straightforward song title.
Avatar 10:15am Brian in UK:

@Hubig Pie ...and It's Martini Time or Baby' I'm Drunk.
Avatar 10:15am βrian:

Steve Goodman: How Much Tequila?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:16am Greg from ZONE 5:

I was always partial to "Booze Party" by Three Aces & A Joker.
  10:17am karen eliot:

good morning
Avatar 10:18am Brian in UK:

The Handsome Family's So Much Wine always makes me smile.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:21am karlward:

Arthur Russell. Bring it on.
Avatar 10:22am Snoochienucci:

Tequilla Shella?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:22am Hughie Considine:

The Effects of Alcohol

1. Euphoria (BAC = 0.03 to 0.12 percent)
2. Excitement (BAC = 0.09 to 0.25 percent)
3. Confusion (BAC = 0.18 to 0.30 percent)
4. Stupor (BAC = 0.25 to 0.4 percent)
5. Coma (BAC = 0.35 to 0.50 percent)
6. Death (BAC more than 0.50 percent)
Avatar 10:23am Joe McG:

I love "Tequila Sheila." I played Tom T. Hall pretty recently, I think on the Stashu fill-in I did!
Avatar 10:23am βrian:

That alcohol effects list could be incorporated into a dartboard.
Avatar 10:26am Snoochienucci:

@joe i love tom t hall, such great stuff. my borther got my two of his vinyls for my bday
Avatar 10:27am Joe McG:

Thanks to Hughie for the helpful inebriation chart!
Avatar 10:28am Brian in UK:

WFMU: THE LIBATION STATION.
Avatar 10:29am Hubig Pie:

Steps 1 and 2 sound like my kind of party. The rest, not so much
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:29am Michele with One "L":

OH MY GOD I LOVE THIS SONG
Avatar 10:31am Joe McG:

@Michele: I'll share it with you! :)
  10:31am Nate K.:

Enjoying this set.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:31am Hughie Considine:

Always happy to help out, @Joe. Buckle up for safety, everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:31am Michele with One "L":

I want to play it tomorrow. So thanks!
  10:32am Mark in Toronto:

Sheila Tequila by Sir Douglas Quintet
  10:33am Nate K.:

Wow, over before I knew it . . .
Avatar 10:33am Marc Francis:

Ashley Rhodus
Avatar 10:38am Joe McG:

Thanks for the reminder, Marc!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:39am Hughie Considine:

How many hearts have been torn apart in the last half-century of pop music? It boggles the mind.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:42am Itzall ClearD'me Nåu:

Lord, I was born a rainin' Maaaan!
Avatar 10:43am Joe McG:

Give it up for Dickie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:47am ChrisB.:

Yeah, that's from Richard's 1st solo LP, Highway Call, which is way more country than the Allman Bros. canon. Rain was the most radio friendly song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:53am tim from champaign (now washington):

Hello Joe and fellow WFMU listening turkeys.
  10:53am Listener Alexandra:

Good morning, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:54am The Oscar:

Been busy working, but love this Dangerous Birds! Rhino put it on the Boston edition of their DIY series back in the day, which was a major eye-opener for me as a youth.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:55am Itzall ClearD'me Nåu:

Working to the beat, I swear I thought they were singing "you are definitely a TOMATO"! I might even like that better...
Avatar 10:57am Joe McG:

@Oscar: Yeah, that DIY series was a great one!
Avatar 10:58am Hubig Pie:

Ahhh, another blissful cover of It's all over now, Baby Blue.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:59am tim from champaign (now washington):

I'm starting to think Baby Blue is like All Along the Watchtower. The Dylan original is just fine but whoever covers it totally owns it. This, 13th Floor Elevators, Marianne Faithfull...
Avatar 11:00am Joe McG:

Seems almost impossible to do a bad version of "Baby Blue"!
Avatar 11:00am Hubig Pie:

Van Morrison did a nice treatment also
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:01am Par Ubi:

Enjoying this one especially
  11:01am Blix:

Love Bryan Ferry's version.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:01am Par Ubi:

These guys are the other remnants of Galaxie 500, right?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:02am Yes:

this is making me both happy and sad.
  11:02am Blix:

This "Galaxie" version is great too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:02am tim from champaign (now washington):

@Yes - exactly!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:04am Par Ubi:

I used to have that Galaxie 500 blue box set until.. water damage :(
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:04am The Oscar:

Damon was (and I imagine still is) a regular at the record store I worked at for many years. Great guy.
Avatar 11:06am Marc Francis:

Damon did a pretty great podcast a year or so ago. It was called Ways Of Hearing. Great stuff!
  11:06am Nicholas from Montclair:

Haha. I thought you meant a “big band” would be on Beylock’s show. Like Glenn Miller. Not a popular band.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:07am Par Ubi:

Nice. It's so strange to run into them in the wild. Always somehow reassuring when they're nice and grounded.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:09am steveo:

mary on the air -- cool
  11:10am Curious Tom:

I'm looking forward to Kellen303. I loved his shows over summer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:11am zopa:

What did you do there? - I got high
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:12am Par Ubi:

Does Kellen303 do similar things? Into audio collage, etc.?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:13am steveo:

speaking of Stan, I just bought Dance Wit me Stanley tote bag at wfmu.store NICE.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:14am pantz:

I stan Happiness Stan
Avatar 11:14am Joe McG:

@nicholas: I wish I could have a real big band on my show! @Par Ubi: Some, you can check out his archives on the site. @steveo: Fine swag!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:15am Par Ubi:

He has a soundcloud! Nice! soundcloud.com...
Avatar 11:15am Brian in UK:

Ah Stanley Unwin.
www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:16am Webhamster Henry:

I like Story Time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:16am tim from champaign (now washington):

The beginning of the Faces right here.
Avatar 11:18am Joe McG:

Brian, thanks for posting the Stan Unwin link. There is actually a TV show called "Colour Me Pop" where they performed most of this live.
  11:22am Bill Domanico:

Ogden's Nut Gone Flake is one of the greatest albums of all time. I had the original with the five fold out circles but over the years it fell apart.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:23am Par Ubi:

It's been a nice couple of psych days. Jeff C was playing Ozric Tentacles on his show last night. Really enjoying this track.
Avatar 11:25am Joe McG:

I sure hope Stan finds the moon.
  11:25am Will:

Next week maybe we should hear "In Held Twas In I" by Procol Harum (mono mix).
Avatar 11:26am Brian in UK:

Joe, you might like this, a bit esoteric.
www.youtube.com...
  Swag For Life Member 11:27am tadpoles:

#Bill D....agree...and it's very '60's English psych...and Stanley Unwin is brilliant. Thanks for this Joe.
Avatar 11:27am Joe McG:

@will: Hm, not a bad idea! I've been meaning to play "Devil Came to Kansas" for 3 weeks now.
Avatar 11:29am βrian:

Just please don't segue to Kansas ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:29am ChrisB.:

The British certainly do enjoy their whimsy.
  Swag For Life Member 11:29am tadpoles:

"What's in your hang up Man" and "Smackerroll blirdie" we used to quote like mad back in the day! And of course "Life is just a bowl of AllBran!"
Avatar 11:30am Joe McG:

@Brian: Uh-oh, now that you've told me not to... :)
Avatar 11:30am Brian in UK:

If we are going for the full albums worth then California 99 is an option.
  11:31am lee:

what a mindblast!
Avatar 11:31am Brian in UK:

Whimsy and wistful.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:32am WR:

Hi all. Anyone fully sussed out the relationship between ONGF Small Faces Stan and Eminem Stan?
Avatar 11:33am Joe McG:

@WR: Neither one have anything to do with our wonderful Stan here at WFMU.
Avatar 11:37am Brian in UK:

This was the time when all the R'nB groups changed almost overnight. Grew their hair and wore dodgy clothes.
Avatar 11:39am Joe McG:

"They smiled at the tinkling..."
Avatar 11:40am Snoochienucci:

this is really nice on the ears
Avatar 11:40am Snoochienucci:

tinkling often makes me smile :)
Avatar 11:42am Joe McG:

Outside of Donovan, it's hard to think of a gentler version of psychedelia than this.
  11:42am Tom from Boonton:

so thoroughly enjoying all of this, thank you Joe
Avatar 11:44am Snoochienucci:

@Joe good point about the Donovan comparison. Usually psychedelia has those acidy piercing guitar sounds lol
  11:44am emily:

Wowza! Tripping with Joe on Monday morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:46am WR:

WFMU Stan is on outer frontier of time for me but thanks for the reminder that there is much that WFMU has to offer that I've yet to delve into. Long live the archives!
Avatar 11:46am Brian in UK:

Ralph McTell is always a goood source of story songs.
Avatar 11:46am Joe McG:

@emily: Indeed! @Tom: Glad you're liking this psychewhimsystorytelling.
  11:49am Marley Dogg:

Great show today Joe! I’ve never heard this album before- very cool
  Swag For Life Member 11:49am tadpoles:

IMHO English Psychedelia is so different to the American....much more invested in childhood memories and stories. Nothing like the 13th Floor Elevators.

Great story corner thanks Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:51am zopa:

May I have another graham cracker please?
  Swag For Life Member 11:51am tadpoles:

Even though the Jefferson Airplane co-opted Alice in Wonderland.
Avatar 11:51am Joe McG:

Whoops!
Avatar 11:51am Hubig Pie:

Pass the scones
Avatar 11:52am Joe McG:

Finishing up with a psych band from New Jersey, not Old Jersey. :) Not too many hunchback segueways out there, you gotta take 'em where you find 'em.
Avatar 11:52am Brian in UK:

Joe, great show, almost!!
Avatar 11:53am SmokinJ:

Nice program today jm! 8-)
Avatar 11:53am Joe McG:

@Brian: Ha ha ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:54am chris_in_space:

@tadpoles 100% agree. It's almost as if the US version is about rebellion, the English more about skewed traditions and and the journey of the self.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:54am pantz:

Rick Wakeman's "Journey To The Center of the Earth" would fit in nicely. I used to listen to that over and over in my smoking days.
Avatar 11:54am Joe McG:

One for you Victor Hugo fans.
  11:54am P-90:

Another successful journey. Happy thanks given to you, DJ Joe McG.
Avatar 11:55am βrian:

"What hump?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55am Par Ubi:

Ooh boy, easy there.
Avatar 11:55am Joe McG:

With "Tommy" quotes! :) Thanks for listening and commenting, all. If you're in the States, have a great Thanksgiving. See you next time!
Avatar 11:56am Snoochienucci:

fun ride today Joe, went from booze to psychadelics! im starting to get my brain function back
Avatar 11:56am Snoochienucci:

and happy thanks giving to you too Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:56am TristaC.LadyCaveBrat:

woot! just missing the gypsy's *ahem* love for her goat.
Avatar 11:58am βrian:

Until next our glasses clink. Thanks, Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59am ChrisB.:

Hoo boy!
  11:59am yippie:

the quarterback of Nostradamus
  11:59am Santos L Halper:

Thanks Joe!
  Swag For Life Member 12:00pm tadpoles:

Thanks for the "Colour Me Pop" link Joe..brilliant.
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