Options Stop Hitting Yourself with DJ Greg "Spacebrother" Bishop: Playlist from May 18, 2020 Options

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Weird and wonderful sounds from outsider to weird covers and occasionally painful stuff from the Golden Age Of Stupidity.

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Options May 18, 2020: SHY #78 - Chicken
Songs for people who like to eat or otherwise like chickens.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
Me  Stop Hitting Yourself Intro   Options Sheena's Jungle Room  Sheena's Jungle Room Records  Now  Single     
Col. Harlan Sanders  Kentucky Fried Chicken Commercial   Options     1969      0:01:12 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Slim Gaillard  Chicken Rhythm   Options           0:02:08 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Louis Jordan  Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens   Options           0:04:41 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Four Tones  Three Chickens   Options           0:07:11 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Five Du Tones  The Chicken Astronaut   Options           0:09:13 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Go-Gos (60s group)  (They Call Him) Chicken Of The Sea   Options           0:11:27 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Joal Morris  Chicken Dick's Chicken Sticks   Options         From an old Dr. Demento Show  0:13:52 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Nervous Norvus   Does A Chinese Chicken Have A Pigtail?   Options           0:15:14 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Jackson 5  How Funky Is Your Chicken?   Options Third Album          0:17:09 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Ozark Mountain Daredevils  Chicken Train   Options           0:19:46 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Popeye's Chicken Commercial         1987      0:23:12 (MP3 | Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Bent Fabric 

Chicken Feed   Options

 

 

 

 

 

0:23:53 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Ray Stevens (Henhouse Five Plus Two)   In the Mood   Options           0:26:16 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
RIAA  Chicken Slacks   Options           0:28:34 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Jack Blanchard  Dance Of The Living Dead Chickens   Options Nashville Sputnik          0:30:55 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan  The Legendary Chicken Fairy   Options           0:32:53 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Merle Haggard  Set My Chickens Free   Options           0:35:02 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Johnny Cash  The Chicken In Black   Options           0:37:19 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Dolly Parton  Chicken Every Sunday   Options Joshua          0:40:18 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Takeo Ishii  New Bibi Hendl (Chicken Yodeling)   Options           0:42:53 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Billy Nayer Show  Chicken Story   Options The Ketchup and Mustard Man          0:46:00 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Bojangles Chicken  Bojangles Chicken Commercial   Options     1986      0:49:14 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Mr. Chicken  Bohemian Rhapsody   Options           0:49:53 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Fools  Psycho Chicken   Options           0:51:41 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
J. Geco  Chicken Song   Options           0:54:52 (MP3 | Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
 

Chicken Dance Song  

 

 

 

 

 

0:57:29 (MP3 | Pop‑up)


Listener comments!

Avatar 6:58pm worldsworstrecords:

Hope you're ready to roll, Greg!
Avatar 7:00pm spacebrother:

Rolling!
Avatar 7:00pm worldsworstrecords:

CRISWELL!
Avatar 7:01pm worldsworstrecords:

You're welcome, my friend!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:01pm Aitch:

Bok!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:02pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

Chicken Baby Chicken.
Avatar 7:03pm worldsworstrecords:

God, I LOVE Slim Gaillard
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:03pm Linda Lee:

hi Greg! how are you?
love Slim Gaillard. always.
Avatar 7:03pm spacebrother:

Sorry, no label/ year info this time.
Avatar 7:04pm spacebrother:

Hey Linda! I'm good. You?
Avatar 7:04pm spacebrother:

Hey Aitch and Hopey!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:04pm Linda Lee:

ok, thanks! glad you're doing well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:05pm Linda Lee:

what an incredibly talented man, though. multi instrumentalist, arranger, comedian. just a marvel.
Avatar 7:05pm worldsworstrecords:

absolutely, Linda... a genius
Avatar 7:05pm spacebrother:

This is the 1959 re-recording of Louis J
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:06pm Linda Lee:

apparently *really* footloose, too. lived out of a bag for a while there.
Avatar 7:07pm spacebrother:

Somewhere I have an interview with Gaillard where he talks about getting left in Egypt for months after he missed his ship.
Avatar 7:07pm Martinibomb:

Heya Spacebro!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:07pm Linda Lee:

really! wow.
that actually sounds quite wonderful at this time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:08pm Linda Lee:

this set swings!
Avatar 7:08pm spacebrother:

Hey there MB!!
Avatar 7:08pm Martinibomb:

Hasil Adkins called and he wants his Chicken back!
Avatar 7:09pm spacebrother:

Oh, don't worry, the show will de-evolve as we go!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:10pm Linda Lee:

:-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:10pm Linda Lee:

this track's lovely! amazing sound.
Avatar 7:11pm spacebrother:

@ MB - LOL. I don't have Adkins chicken songs this time.
Avatar 7:11pm Martinibomb:

The Five Du Tones - was just reading about how big they were during that time when everyone was into "dances" in the early 60s which is the period my parents grew up in and I know how much they just loved doing the monkey or whatever they were into as kids It was fun!
Avatar 7:12pm Martinibomb:

the "dance" craze of the early 60s!
Avatar 7:13pm Martinibomb:

I remember thinking when I was a little kid how cool all that was and then I got to Jr. High dances.. I mean it kinda sucked for me in the 80s no cool dances at all. I guesss that's why I was the DJ! Hah
Avatar 7:14pm spacebrother:

@ MB - I didn't go to any dances. I was chicken. Of girls. And public contact in general.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:14pm Linda Lee:

we *loved* dancing in the 80s! clubbing was life! we were older, though. in our 20s.
Avatar 7:14pm Martinibomb:

I suppose break dancing is as cool as it got for my generation. Busting out the cardboard in yer early teens was pretty fun and silly
Avatar 7:15pm Martinibomb:

@SB I doubt I'd have been into dances much I happened to fall into "DJ Club" in Jr. High and we'd Dj all the dances - kinda jump started my dj career/sampling - I'd make crazy cutup tapes that I'd play lol I was really into tape and razor blades
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:16pm Linda Lee:

beautiful! :-) we'd love hearing those@
Avatar 7:17pm spacebrother:

This kind of skirts PC norms.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:18pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

My mom made me aware of the song Chicken Baby, Chicken when I was little as she used to sing it whenever we had chicken for dinner :) It was one of those dance craze records.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:21pm Linda Lee:

now: what the Stones would be if they were American. ;-)
Avatar 7:22pm spacebrother:

@ Linda - LOL!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:22pm Linda Lee:

don'tcha think?
Avatar 7:24pm Martinibomb:

oh my gawd I love that spot
Avatar 7:26pm Martinibomb:

Next week - an entire show of just Hasil Adkins chicken songs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:26pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

I was hoping you would play The Hen House Five Plus Two.
Avatar 7:27pm spacebrother:

@ Hopey - That's it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:28pm Aitch:

Hoping for theme from Superchicken which has just risen unbidden from my memories
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:29pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

Aitch, dang you just stirred that memory for me as well!
Avatar 7:30pm spacebrother:

@ Aitch - Good one! Didn't think of it. Surprisingly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:31pm Aitch:

It just emerged from the well, all the bokking
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:35pm Otis Fodder:

Howdy all. Listening in. Hey ya Greg!
Avatar 7:36pm spacebrother:

Hey there, M. Otis!!
Avatar 7:45pm spacebrother:

Japanese guy singing in German about chickens and yodeling. How is this not the greatest thing ever? (Well for today anyway.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:46pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

This is amazing. I only just realized he was singing in German.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:55pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

Another Dr. Demento fave.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:55pm Otis Fodder:

Thanks for the poultry this eve Greg!
Avatar 7:56pm spacebrother:

I am a proud bastard stepchild of Dr. Demento.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:56pm Aitch:

Clucking great show.
Avatar 7:57pm spacebrother:

Thanks Otis!
Avatar 7:57pm spacebrother:

Thanks, Aitch!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:57pm Aitch:

The kids are cursing me, means success.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:59pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

Thanks for all the delicious chicken!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:00pm Otis Fodder:

Thank yooooou!
Avatar 8:01pm spacebrother:

Sure thing! Now I have to go cook some chicken.
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