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Options February 14, 2020: Put The Needle On The Valentine's Day 2020

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Artist Track Album Year Comments Images Approx. start time
LL Cool J  I Need Love (PTNOTRemix)   Options   1987  brief 2020 remix of 1987 song that was instrumental in inspiring "love rap" for years to come 
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LL Cool J  Around the Way Girl   Options   1990   
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The Art of Noise  Moments In Love   Options   1983   
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Evidence  Love Is A Funny Thing (feat. Styles P, Rapsody & Khrysis)   Options Weather Or Not  2018   
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DJ ALF  Heartbreak In Okinawa   Options Put The Needle On The Record - 2007 Global Warming    (broken) heart felt 2006 recording by PTNOTR's DJ ALF while still in the military, posted in Japan - that appeared on the following year's WFMU Marathon premium CD - photo of DJ ALF in WFMU Jersey City second floor studios a decade plus ago 
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Biz Markie   Just A Friend   Options   1989   
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David Bars  Love Of My Life   Options   2019   
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Batbxy   All My Love   Options   2019   
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Crazy JaZz   Love Song   Options      
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The Pharcyde  Passin' Me By   Options   1992   
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K, Le Maestro   Lead Me Into Love Flip   Options   2019   
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AdELA   Love For You (feat. Skyzoo)   Options   2017   
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Lovebirds  Icarus (feat. Galliano & 80's Babies) Tall Black Guy Remix   Options   2017   
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Type.Raw   Love Is Strong   Options Loungin  2018   
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Teyana Taylor   Gonna Love Me (feat. Ghostface Killah, Method Man, Raekwon)   Options   2018  in my mind this is an unofficial sequel to Method Man/Mary J Blige "all I need to get by" - that am gonna play next for comparison test 
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Method Man   You're All I Need (feat. Mary J. Blige)   Options   1995   
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ADA  reginaMix PART 3   Options   2017  regular show contributor (and listener) ADA who made this love mixtape for his wife / childhood sweetheart Regina - good people 
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Poor Righteous Teachers   Shakiyla   Options   1991  Poor Righteous Teachers aka PRT - from Trenton New Jersey 
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ADA  reginaMix pt 4 EDIT   Options   2017   
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Positive K   I Got A Man   Options   1992   
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Music behind DJ:
Billy n Bryce + Jim the Poet 






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Listener comments!

Avatar 2/13 2:29pm Billy Jam:

don't think I've ever done a V-day special - so since I dont have a ton of new music this week and since this Friday falls on Feb 14th - figured why not do a mix of love songs: both old and new of both love embraced and love unrequited - happy Valentine's Day 2020!
Avatar 7:00pm Jim the Poet:

Happy Valentine's Day, Everyone!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:01pm Mr. Pumpy:

Hola, Billy. Love jams...I love jams.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:01pm chresti:

Hi Billy Jam and PTNOTRs!
Avatar 7:01pm northguineahills:

Ladies will Love this Cool James...!
Avatar 7:02pm northguineahills:

(randomly bumped into him in a bar in Loisaida in 2001).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:02pm listener 126464:

Flashback time! Thanks Billy Jam and Jim the Poet, cheers everybody!
Avatar 7:03pm northguineahills:

Fave Art of Noise!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:03pm chris:

love at all y'all!
  7:04pm Marley Dogg:

Happy Friday everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:04pm Mr. Pumpy:

Great AoN jam!!! Blasteth from the pasteth...no more music by the suckers! Did you say suckers?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:04pm Smilty69:

Happy Valentine's Day, Billy Jam & friends! Hug your ho's tight!
Avatar 7:04pm TheRapperWithNoName:

Big Ups Billy Jam and WFMU fans. Time to twist one to keep the love alive until the cherry dies.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:05pm Mr. Pumpy:

@Smilty...I always hug my hose. Oh...wait
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:06pm chresti:

Happy love and chocolate day!
Avatar 7:07pm Billy Jam:

hey RWNN good to have u tuned in today - hey Mr Pumpy, chris in SF, Marley Dogg, Smilty69, chresti in SoCal and to JIM the POET for engineering in NJ while I am smoking blunts in Cali
Avatar 7:08pm northguineahills:

Avatar 7:08pm Billy Jam:

who can ID the movies sampled in this DJ ALF song?
Avatar 7:09pm Billy Jam:

Q: Does he make you laugh?
A: He doesn't make me cry
Avatar 7:10pm Ignatatus666:

Peekskill NY on the road
Chilly ass greetings Billy Jam
Avatar 7:10pm northguineahills:

Frontal cortex IDs, rest of brain sleep zzzzz….
Avatar 7:11pm Billy Jam:

hey Ignatatus666 + NGH
Avatar 7:11pm Jim the Poet:

I think that was Julia Roberts and George Clooney from Oceans 13
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:11pm Mr. Pumpy:

@Billy...Kitty Foyle?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:11pm mb:

Spread love its the Billy Jam way!

Aloha lovers
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:11pm chresti:

This is good!
  7:12pm ami ad:

Hello D.J. Hello all.Blaze in peace friends.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:12pm Mr. Pumpy:

chresti...what up?
Avatar 7:13pm TheRapperWithNoName:

check out StuntRock's "Regret Instruction Manual" Vol 1-3 for great breakup/heartbreak sample heavy breakbeats,
Avatar 7:13pm northguineahills:

palabara, mi amo mis amigos...!!!

el classico, Biz Markie!
Avatar 7:14pm northguineahills:

(I too had this on cassingle).
Avatar 7:14pm Billy Jam:

@Jim the Poet - you are correct - another is from an older movie + another sample is from "All In The Family"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:15pm Smilty69:

@Mr. Pumpy Lol!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:17pm chresti:

Mr. Pumpy: chocolate, noodles, artichokes...coffee, cannabis, Friday night wfmu, you?
Avatar 7:17pm Billy Jam:

Please note that (to fit in as many songs as possible) I have edited down most tracks on today's one-hour show
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:18pm listener 126464:

Thanks for playing most of Biz hit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:19pm chresti:

Thanks The RapperWithNoName!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:20pm Smilty69:

I could listen to Passin' Me By for an entire day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:21pm Handy Haversack:

Hey, Mr. Pumpy -- happy Friday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:21pm mb:

New playlist updates are slick. ty WFMUngineers!

ohhh Pharcyde!!
Avatar 7:22pm Billy Jam:

@mb - I agree
Avatar 7:22pm Billy Jam:

props to WFMU's Kenzo
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:22pm Mr. Pumpy:

Yo, Handy! You too...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:23pm Mr. Pumpy:

@Smilty...glad you got the nuance of that joke!
  7:23pm duck:

fmuuu keepin it Lit tonight
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:24pm Mr. Pumpy:

Pharcyde in da HEY-OUZZZE!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:24pm Barney Grubbs:

I can’t hear Passin Me By now without thinking of small change’s Dawn Penn mash up
Avatar 7:24pm Billy Jam:

thanks duck + wot up to Handy and Barney + all else tuned into W F M U
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:26pm Handy Haversack:

That Pharcyde went down real nice, Billy Jam!
Avatar 7:27pm Billy Jam:

@Barney - not sure if I have heard that one by Small Change
  7:28pm PMD:

Happy Valentine’s Day!
  7:29pm celeste:

happy V day
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:29pm Mr. Pumpy:

Happy Greeting Card and Chocolates Day!
Avatar 7:30pm Billy Jam:

happy Valentine's Day celeste in Albany + PMD (long time no see) and all else tuned into F M U
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:30pm Barney Grubbs:

@Billy: it’s off this old mix www.discogs.com...
Avatar 7:31pm Billy Jam:

thanks Barney Grubbs
  7:36pm celeste:

peace Bill & to ALL tonight & every night. Venus shining tonight
  7:36pm JoeyZ:

great show -thanks guys
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:39pm Mr. Pumpy:

Method...nice!!! Boo...no frontin'!
Avatar 7:39pm TheRapperWithNoName:

wow, first hip hop tape i ever bought. bootleg at the corner store, you're all i need ft mary j blige single. BIG UPS
  7:39pm ?:

Happy Valentine's day ♥ to everyone. Billy Jam it is a great show as always. I'm enjoying all the love especially method man & Mary j
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:40pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Billy Jam, with hearts and record needles!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:41pm Mr. Pumpy:

Billy...Friday and again, you show me how much hip-hop still has to offer. It's tough out there in today's horrible popular music climate. Thanks for bringing the gems to the masses!
  7:42pm Dan from Delco:

Classic right there
Avatar 7:42pm Jim the Poet:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:43pm mb:

ADA gettin' some
  7:45pm celeste:

friday night is THE night for music U know
Avatar 7:46pm Billy Jam:

give thanks to Jim the Poet for engineering this show (as well as Stashu's) near every damn week
  7:46pm Dan from Delco:

Hell yea
Avatar 7:46pm Billy Jam:

thanks Dan from Delco
  7:48pm sufferwords:

g funk
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:48pm mb:

"I keep forgetting"
Avatar 7:49pm Jim the Poet:

Lovin it on the board, Billy! Happy Valentine's Day!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:50pm chris:

thanks, Jim the Poet, the most trusted name in board op'ing
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:50pm Smilty69:

Regulate tease?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:50pm chresti:

  7:52pm Briguyhere:

This set is fire
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:53pm Mr. Pumpy:

Yes! Peter Piper cowbells!!!
Avatar 7:53pm Billy Jam:

thanks Briguyhere + all else tuned in today Valentine's Day -appreciated
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:53pm mb:

Thank-you Team Poet/Jam! East to West FMU da best!

"Special girl. real good girl!!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:54pm Mr. Pumpy:

@Jim the Poet...big ups!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:54pm chris:

ADA killing it
Avatar 7:55pm Jim the Poet:

Big love to all the listeners! Stay tuned for Downtown Soulville!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:56pm chresti:

Thank you Jim and Billy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:57pm Smilty69:

Thanks Billy Jam & Jim the Poet! Wish everybody a good weekend!
  7:57pm celeste:

Rev Al changed my life
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:57pm chris:

big hugs to all. have a great one!
Avatar 7:58pm TheRapperWithNoName:

was hoping you were gonna play this! great track to close on.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:58pm Mr. Pumpy:

Sick set, Billy!!!! Later all...see you in a bit. Gotta go watch Jeopardy with pops and I'm late. Be back for more later. I'm living Fridays like X-Ray tonight, and by that I mean well!!!!
  7:59pm celeste:

I'm not trying to hear that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:59pm KidProJoe:

Pee Wee Herman in the streets,
Big Daddy Long Stroke in the sheets
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