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Options January 15, 2020: It takes a lot of work to dig a deeper hole.

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"Scoff at the bible-thumpers all you want,
but here is compelling evidence that, not only did
Man and Tyrannosaurus Rex walk the earth at the same
time, but in fact gigged together in the West End."
– Sport Murphy
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"Scoff at the bible-thumpers all you want,
but here is compelling evidence that, not only did
Man and Tyrannosaurus Rex walk the earth at the same
time, but in fact gigged together in the West End."
– Sport Murphy

Artist Track Album Approx. start time
McCoy Tyner  Impressions (comp. Coltrane)   Options Trident  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Say Sue Me  Your Book   Options Good People  0:04:21 (Pop‑up)
Day Wave and Hazel English  PDA   Options PDA (single)  0:07:51 (Pop‑up)
Fiona Apple & the Tippo All-Stars  Your Molecular Structure   Options If You're Going To The City: A Mose Allison Tribute  0:12:25 (Pop‑up)
Nina Simone  Whatever I Am (You Made Me)   Options Nina Simone Sings the Blues  0:14:06 (Pop‑up)
Moon Hooch  Old Frenchman   Options Life on Other Planets  0:17:01 (Pop‑up)
 
Liliput  DC-10   Options Liliput (compilation)  0:24:57 (Pop‑up)
Turn Me on Dead Man  Sunshine Supercreep   Options God Bless the Electric Freak  0:27:57 (Pop‑up)
Bent Knee  Cradle of Rocks   Options You Know What They Mean  0:31:39 (Pop‑up)
Ann Lever  Crazy   Options Ann Lever demos  0:35:34 (Pop‑up)
Three Dog Night  Shambala   Options Cyan  0:37:56 (Pop‑up)
Liz Menezes  There Is Nothing More to Say (Bossa Version)   Options Relaxing Bossa  0:41:13 (Pop‑up)
Boys (Nora Karlsson)  Rabbits   Options Rabbits (single)  0:43:54 (Pop‑up)
 
Marshall Crenshaw  Twenty-Five Forty-One   Options Miracle of Science  0:54:29 (Pop‑up)
Kenny Drew, Jr.  Four in One (comp. Monk)   Options Follow the Spirit  0:57:41 (Pop‑up)
Amendola vs. Blades  Cyroette   Options Everybody Wins  1:03:07 (Pop‑up)
Eddy Current Suppression Ring  Which Way to Go   Options Primary Colours  1:09:29 (Pop‑up)
Fujiya & Miyagi  Dying Swan Act   Options Flashback  1:12:40 (Pop‑up)
Belle & Sebastian  The Blues Are Still Blue   Options The Life Pursuit  1:16:20 (Pop‑up)
 
Antbrain  Blonde Haired Boy   Options Moon Water  1:23:09 (Pop‑up)
Dan Bryk  Put That Boy Away   Options Discount Store  1:26:59 (Pop‑up)
Gotye  I Feel Better   Options Making Mirrors  1:30:53 (Pop‑up)
Nada Surf  So Much Love   Options Never Not Together  1:34:03 (Pop‑up)
Spencer Davis Group  Waltz for Lumumba   Options Autumn '66  1:38:03 (Pop‑up)
Reynold Philipsek  St. Germain Street   Options All You Can (Is All You Can Do)  1:42:19 (Pop‑up)
 
Phil Manzanera  Frontera   Options Diamond Head  1:48:58 (Pop‑up)
The Mighty Sparrow  Marajhin Sister   Options The Greatest  1:52:48 (Pop‑up)
Karl Hector & the Malcouns  Samai Thaqil   Options Unstraight Ahead  1:59:21 (Pop‑up)
mmm with Emerson Kitamura  Geshi   Options Chasing Giants  2:08:51 (Pop‑up)
Tiny Tim  People Are Strange   Options God Bless Tiny Tim: The Complete Reprise Recordings  2:11:29 (Pop‑up)
 
Swim Team  Navigating Change   Options Home Time  2:19:03 (Pop‑up)
PJ Harvey  The Life and Death of Mr. Badmouth   Options Uh Huh Her  2:22:05 (Pop‑up)
Garage Groove Inc.  Regular John   Options A Tribute to Queens of the Stone Age  2:26:39 (Pop‑up)
Slift  Monkey Eyes   Options 2016: Spacetrip for Everyone  2:31:10 (Pop‑up)
Spirit  Caught   Options Clear  2:36:18 (Pop‑up)
Spirit  New Dope in Town   Options Clear  2:39:31 (Pop‑up)
Muffs  Changes   Options A Salute to the Thin White Duke - The Songs of David Bowie  2:43:42 (Pop‑up)
Shopping  Initiative   Options All or Nothing  2:47:30 (Pop‑up)
Foo Fighters  Headwires   Options There is Nothing Left to Lose  2:50:30 (Pop‑up)
Liliput  Yours is Mine   Options Liliput (2-cd comp)  2:54:48 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar 3:00pm βrian:

Into the orange pond I wade.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:01pm AnAnonymousParty:

Lots goin' on in this tune.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:02pm Phillippe Bastille:

Howdy
  3:02pm berbo:

Also, those bands were playing 6000 years ago, so that checks out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:02pm Carmichael:

Heya Irwin and hep cats.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:03pm crateslinger:

@berbo - BAHA!
  3:08pm BH:

hey, this is a wavy version of Interpol
  3:08pm Beetlemuse:

Nice an Interpol cover song! Hey All!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:10pm Handy Haversack:

Gotta take the cat to the vet. Maybe FMU'll come in in the car today ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:11pm Passaic River Blues:

Such an excellent cover.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:12pm Phillippe Bastille:

This Day Wave is awesome!
Avatar 3:13pm βrian:

Just about to ask: Is this a Mose Allison cover? And yes.
  3:14pm berbo:

This is the song that made me a Mose Allison fan.
Well, that, and that Who song he covered.
Avatar 3:15pm Irwin:

Handy: checkup or emergency?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:15pm G:

Too bad we can't have a Whitney Houston/Marc Bolan duet at the induction ceremony
Avatar 3:15pm Irwin:

The Who covered Young Man Blues. The Yardbirds covered I'm Not Talking.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:15pm Handy Haversack:

Hopefully not quite an emergency, but she is not feeling well. Back when I can!
Avatar 3:17pm Irwin:

Give her a head-rub for me.
  3:19pm ian:

reminds me of nycs own too many zoos
Avatar 3:23pm βrian:

"Flecked with brown and with a golden hue is when bananas are their best and are the best for you."

(I can't help myself.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:23pm SSS:

Bet they keep 'em in the fridge ya know...that'll do it to the bananas ya know...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:25pm AnAnonymousParty:

Great, just what we need, another coder that produces stuff that burns more CPU cycles than it needs to not really do anything useful.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:25pm SSS:

My Moms father was a fruit and vegetable push cart guy, probably the '30 & '40s
  3:34pm Dean:

That band opening for Matthews Southern Comfort et al., The Road, featured Steve Hackett before he joined Genesis.
  3:36pm Laura L:

Yay, Ann Lever. Crazy busy here but tuned in!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:36pm brainiac:

She's crazy alright. Thanks for the glorious incorrectness, Irwin.
Avatar 3:36pm Snoochienucci:

muuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuch better than the version Staych played earlier
Avatar 3:36pm mariano:

Ann Lever should tour with Wing - imagine that encore duet!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:37pm SSS:

And drunk, I think?
  3:38pm John in Bklyn:

I always like that better than Patsy's.
2001 Incorrect Music Companion!
  3:39pm choggie:

in the 3rd grade when BW Stevenson's lp came out....I used to sing My Maria, 'Diarrhea'
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:39pm Carmichael:

Don't think I've ever heard the BW Stevenson version of this.
  3:39pm Earth Walker:

To cool haven’t heard this band in a long time
  3:39pm choggie:

...try it
Avatar 3:40pm Irwin:

I've listened to Ann Lever's rendition 100x. It never fails to delight. She's earnest.
  3:40pm xangoir:

Happy mother's house much more musqo
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:41pm Alison Porchnik:

Is this Boettcher cover new?
Avatar 3:44pm Irwin:

AP: 2014, but just recently discovered
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:46pm Phillippe Bastille:

This Boys is really pretty. Haven't heard it before.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:47pm brainiac:

I like her voice, but I'm not feeling this drummer
Avatar 3:48pm Snoochienucci:

this is niceeeeeeeeeeee
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:52pm AnAnonymousParty:

Go big or go home, one supposes.
  Swag For Life Member 3:53pm Manana:

Simple weak name fix: BöYS! Yup, that'll do 'er.
  3:55pm berbo:

bb0iz
  3:59pm Listener Robert:

Thanks, Irwin. I don't think I ever heard of a musician's having had a drug problem, they seem immune to such things.
Avatar 4:00pm Irwin:

Robert: I know, I know. One in a million.
  4:00pm Dave from Brooklyn:

Now datsome boowgwugee!
  4:00pm berbo:

@Robert - this guy didn't have a 'drug' problem, he had a 'drug treatment' problem.
Avatar 4:04pm dale:

my sister took care of cory wells' (lewandowski) mother at the senior care facility in dunkirk ny she worked in and she and cory became friends. he died in dunkirk ny too at the awful local hospital.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:11pm brainiac:

And yet Chuck Negron is still alive!
  Swag For Life Member 4:13pm Manana:

Eddy Current was a nice jolt.
  4:15pm g:

So meta
  4:16pm g:

I enjoy songs about the song I’m listening to
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:17pm Alison Porchnik:

I never noticed how VU-ish this song is.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:18pm Alison Porchnik:

Just a little bit anyway.
Avatar 4:18pm Irwin:

In a Doug Yule kinda VUway.
Avatar 4:19pm Jersey Cowboy:

Sounds kinda Pavement-ish
Avatar 4:19pm Irwin:

Good cowbell.
  4:19pm John in Bklyn:

I was thinking T-Rexian.?
  4:20pm John in Bklyn:

The classic LP™ Black Beauty.
Avatar 4:20pm Jersey Cowboy:

Its a rorschach song
Avatar 4:21pm mariano:

Remarkable how much Belle & Sebastian's sound has changed.
  4:21pm Dean:

Actually, that B&S track sounds like Mojave 3, particularly later M3, whose Puzzles Like You appeared in the same year as The Life Pursuit.
Avatar 4:21pm βrian:

Sheep bells have a nicer tone, in any case.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:21pm Mark Hurst:

A+ show today, Irwin
  4:22pm Dean:

Scott Amendola, whom I see now and then around town, should cover Amon Düül.
Avatar 4:23pm Irwin:

'Allo, Mr. Technicus.
  4:36pm John from Florham park:

Anyone going to listen to EFD show about WBCN tonite
  4:40pm John in Bklyn:

This is the older, thinner style cowbell. It has more of an actual cowbell sound. Perfect for Spencer Davis Group excursions.
Avatar 4:43pm Snoochienucci:

Awesome set so far!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:44pm Handy Haversack:

Back from the vet. Hope is that all will be well! Sounded great in the car.
  4:44pm Eedyaat:

Way to go Reynold!
  4:45pm John from Florham park:

@Handy good was kinda worried about your kitty cat
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:47pm brainiac:

Really digging this McCartney remix bed music
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:48pm brainiac:

Could probably benefit from more cowbell, though. (tips fedora)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:49pm Ike:

Not really a Double Dip Recess listeners but The Iron Giant is excellent and you don't need to be a kid to appreciate it. You just need to like giant robots and hints of anti-McCarthyism. Uh oh....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:51pm Handy Haversack:

Thanks, @John from FP. It is definitely stressful time when these creatures are suffering. Lulu is hiding now and trying to recover her dignity. Hoping she'll come out to eat in a while.
  4:53pm Kolchak:

The Phil Manzanera Diamond Head recording is GREAT! It was a hard to find album back in the day!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:54pm Ike:

*listener
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:55pm thatpatsmith:

Mighty Sparrow! Just like old time
  4:55pm The Butterman:

Ooooooooo la la, is it Muriel’s closet time?
Avatar 4:56pm Irwin:

Handy: Good thoughts for Lulu. Mrrrrow!
Avatar 4:56pm coelacanth∅:

one of Muriel's treasures
Avatar 4:57pm mariano:

Now I want roti, naan, and kachoris!
  4:57pm John from Florham park:

@Handy guess she is not happy with you now:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:59pm Handy Haversack:

No, she is mightily offended, and the other two cats and the dog do not help the situation! She's under the bed.

Thanks for the kind wishes, you all!
Avatar 5:00pm dale:

is this renaissance?
  5:01pm John from Florham park:

@Handy I think everyone can sympathize with you about your fur kid
Avatar 5:01pm coelacanth∅:

i'll have what he's having ^
Avatar 5:01pm dale:

started like kings and queens from relf/mccarty's renaissance. which is probably just a classical composer...
Avatar 5:02pm dale:

handy - glad kitty is okay...usually when they don't eat it's bad news.
Avatar 5:04pm Irwin:

When my kitty doesn't eat, it means time to flush another wasted can of rejected "gourmet" cat food down the loo. She's picky.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:11pm brainiac:

Poppy, poppy, poppy, poppy
Poppy, poppy, poppy, poppy —Shooby Taylor
  5:12pm Eedyaat:

thanks for the mmmm
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:12pm Carmichael:

This after Nico's version of The End ...
  5:12pm John from Florham park:

Tiny Tim OH MY
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:12pm Aitch:

Yay Tiny Tim
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:13pm Handy Haversack:

@Irwin, the good news is we have two other eating machines happy to pick up the gourmet-food slack!
Avatar 5:13pm coelacanth∅:

funny how both Tiny Tim and Jim Morrison disprove one of the lines of this song
  5:19pm berbo:

Back in the day, one of my dad's friends left an 8-track tape of Sinatra and friends at our house.
I recorded a gamelan record on top of it, with interesting results.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:24pm full metal monkey:

Hi all. Loving the PJ.
  5:24pm prudy:

ain't PJ great!!!
  5:25pm huomenta:

uh huh her is a truly underrated album, thanks for this.
Avatar 5:26pm coelacanth∅:

always thankful when someone puts on PJ's
  5:28pm huomenta:

also earlier on, liliput sounded really good, I ought to get their stuff(also kleenex)
Avatar 5:29pm coelacanth∅:

huomenta -and what i think is my favorite album of hers, which gets overlooked because it's credited to "John Parish and Polly Jean Harvey"; or sometimes just John Parish.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:29pm Aitch:

Never thought I'd hear Kyuss/QotSA on WFMU, and then I didn't 'cause it's a cover. Great track.
Avatar 5:30pm Irwin:

Aitch: I've aired the original and other QotSA.
  5:31pm huomenta:

@coela y. e. s. I stupidly ignored her white chalk-era solo shows, I mean if something sounds good as a poor quality audience recording (the live bootlegs I have heard from 2007), it must be really something else!
Avatar 5:31pm litmuspie:

Polly Jean *swoons*
  5:32pm huomenta:

@coela are not there two of these albums with j. parish?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:32pm full metal monkey:

@aitch. I thought the same when I heard the song regular John start playing. Lol
Avatar 5:34pm Irwin:

Aitch: QotSA on 124 archived playlists.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:35pm Aitch:

Close as I've gotten @Irwin, but I'm +16 hours so I get the more outre shows later in the day. 9:30 am Thursday here. Not saying never played, just not when I'm listening.
  5:38pm huomenta:

@coelacanth
A Woman a Man Walked By is my favourite of the two and actually much better than her latest album for instance. Let England Shake was quite good, but the one after that I am not really fond of. Anyway she is a killer in a live situation!
Avatar 5:39pm coelacanth∅:

huomenta i think he had everything to do with the music for several of her albums -she being responsible for the lyrics and vocals.
don't quote me on this!
Avatar 5:42pm SimplyTC:

Hey, what was that rock song a few tunes back “open up your eyes”
Avatar 5:42pm coelacanth∅:

...okay i am mistaken about that, and yes you are correct - just 2.
(John did contribute voice and instrumentation on a few more though; just not writing credits)
Avatar 5:43pm coelacanth∅:

oh -just saw that @5.38. i've heard it but i don't own it. i will listen further!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:44pm Aitch:

@SimplyTC, Regular John, a cover of Queens of the Stoneage from their first album
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:44pm brainiac:

I'm not crying, you're crying
Avatar 5:45pm SimplyTC:

Excellent, THANK YOU! Love it...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:45pm Aitch:

Just me or does Josh Homme's rock-face look like a young Donald Trump?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:47pm full metal monkey:

@aitch. Lol
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:48pm full metal monkey:

Love this cover by the muffs. Never heard this. Nice
Avatar 5:48pm Davee:

MY OLD PAL IRWIN!
Avatar 5:52pm Davee:

what ever happened to that?
Avatar 5:52pm Davee:

Maybe I am old fashioned????
Avatar 5:53pm Davee:

Or a BOOMER
  5:56pm huomenta:

Liliput!
Avatar 5:56pm holland oats:

Kleenex!
  5:56pm Laura L:

Well, that was a quick 3 hours. Thanks, Irwin!
Avatar 5:56pm Irwin:

Kleeniput!
  5:57pm huomenta:

lilinex!
  5:58pm huomenta:

t h a n k s
  5:58pm spodiodi:

thanks, Irwin!
Avatar 5:58pm mariano:

Thanks Irwin!
Avatar 5:59pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Irwin!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:03pm Handy Haversack:

Got her to eat some dry food; got a pill down her. Thanks. Irwin and John from FP! And thanks for the great tunes, Irwin!
  6:05pm huomenta:

handy: a get well soon to your cat from me!
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