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Ridgewood Radio features concert recordings by adventurous bands and experimental musicians and restored archival tapes from private and institutional collections captured at venues large and small across the five boroughs of New York. It is produced by David Weinstein and Outpost Artists Resources operating out of the Ridgewood section of Queens, NY, where you'll find more yellow bricks than on the road to Oz and the cemetery of your choice is never more than a few blocks from home.

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Options June 10, 2020: Cultural Twister

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A collaborative playlist composed by David W and artist Tim Spelios
in a kind of musical Exquisite Corpse mutual discovery,
where each added a track informed by their comrade's previous selection,
resulting in an eclectic global and historical mix
reflecting and honoring the moment.

Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Approx. start time

Music behind DJ:
Pygmies Of The Ituri Rainforest 

Stock & Zither Song   Options

Pygmies Of The Ituri Rainforest 

Lyrichord 

1991 

Zimbabwe, also released as collection of recordings by Colin M. Turnbull. 

 
Andrey Vinogradov  Aequilibrium   Options Aequilibrium  YouTube  2018  Medieval tune performed on hurdy-gurdy,  0:06:44 (Pop‑up)
Mossi People  Kwende   Options Burkina Faso: Rhythms of the Grasslands  Nonesuch Records  1983  Mossi Thumb Piano  0:09:38 (Pop‑up)
Doc Watson  Deep River Blues   Options TV Broadcast  YouTube  1991  The legendary picker.  0:11:41 (Pop‑up)
Doc Watson  Deep River Blues   Options TV Broadcast  YouTube  1991  The legendary picker.  0:11:43 (Pop‑up)
James Blood Ulmer  Are You Glad to Be in America?   Options Are You Glad to Be in America?  Rough Trade  1980  Bandleader Ulmer - Guitar; Amin Ali - Electric Bass; Ronald Shannon Jackson - Drums; G. Calvin Weston - Drums; David Murray - Tenor Sax; Oliver Lake - Alto Sax; Olu Dara - Trumpet.  0:14:07 (Pop‑up)
The Isley Brothers  Fight the Power, Pts. 1 & 2   Options The Heat Is On  Epic  1975  (This one dedicated to a group of my friends, you know who you are.)  0:18:40 (Pop‑up)
Albert Ayler  Ghosts: First Variation   Options Spiritual Unity  ESP-Disk  1965  Saxophonist Ayler, with bassist Gary Peacock and percussionist Sunny Murray.  0:26:34 (Pop‑up)
Sonic Youth  Cinderella's Big Score   Options Goo  Geffen Records  1990  From the band's sixth studio album.  0:31:47 (Pop‑up)
Lotte Lenya & Kurt Weill  Alabama Song (aus Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny)   Options Weill: Die Dreigroschenoper - Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny - Songs (1928-1944)  Naxos  1930 and re-released  Singer Lenya with The Three Admirals and Theo Mackeben and his Jazzorchester. Music by Weill, lyric by Bertolt Brecht.  0:37:38 (Pop‑up)
Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn  New South Africa   Options Music Video  Rounder Records  2014  From an audio & video project by Mason Jar Music.  0:40:43 (Pop‑up)
Bessie Jones & Georgia Sea Island Singers  See Aunt Dinah   Options Join the Band  Odyssey Productions  2012  1961? Preserved in the Alan Lomax archive.  0:45:28 (Pop‑up)
Sinéad O'Connor  Thank You for Hearing Me   Options Universal Mother  Chrysalis  1994  Written by O'Connor and John Reynolds, and released on O'Connor's fourth album.  0:47:26 (Pop‑up)
David W Fragments  Shift   Options Ridgewood Radio Noise Library  freesound.org  2020  Choices  0:53:30 (Pop‑up)
Led Zeppelin  When the Levee Breaks   Options Led Zeppelin IV  Atlantic Records  2013  A 2012 digital remaster of a 1971 track.  0:56:49 (Pop‑up)
This Heat  S.P.Q.R   Options Deceit  Rough Trade  1981  London-based Charles Bullen (guitar, clarinet, viola, vocals, tapes), Charles Hayward (drums, keyboards, vocals, tapes) and Gareth Williams (keyboard, guitar, bass, vocals, tapes).  1:03:58 (Pop‑up)
Hugo Largo  Fancy   Options Drum  Opal Records  1988  NYC band: Vocalist Mimi Goese, bassists Tim Sommer and Adam Peacock, and violinist Hahn Rowe.  1:07:22 (Pop‑up)
D. Nurpeisova  Ashkelen   Options The Secret Museum of Mankind - Central Asia - Ethnic Music Classics: 1925-48  Shanachie  2005  Dina Nurpeisova or Nurpeissova (1861-1955) was a composer from the Western part of Kazakhstan.  1:11:34 (Pop‑up)
Jeff Beck  Goodbye Pork Pie Hat   Options Wired  Epic Records  1976  The rock guitarist tackles a Charles Mingus classic written around 1959.  1:13:24 (Pop‑up)
Thelonious Monk  I Should Care (Take 3)   Options Thelonious Himself  Concord Records  1957  Composer Monk (Piano), John Coltrane (Tenor Saxophone), Wilbur Ware (Bass).  1:18:52 (Pop‑up)
Curtis Mayfield & The Impressions  People Get Ready   Options The 25 Best Songs  Believe Music  1965  With so much more to come....!  1:22:00 (Pop‑up)
The Meters  Cissy Strut   Options Cissy Strut  Island Records  1974  Written by Leo Nocentelli, Art Neville, George Porter, Joseph Modeliste, produced by Allen Toussaint.  1:24:34 (Pop‑up)
Buena Vista Social Club  Candela   Options Buena Vista Social Club  World Circuit Records  1997  Album recorded over six days at the vintage EGREM studios in Havana.  1:27:35 (Pop‑up)
Charles Mingus  Original Faubus Fables   Options Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus  Candid Productions Ltd  1989  1960. The quartet of composer/bassist Mingus, multi-instrumentalist Eric Dolphy, trumpeter Ted Curson, and drummer Dannie Richmond.  1:33:02 (Pop‑up)
The Temptations  Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today)   Options Hitsville USA - The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971  Gordy (Motown)  1971  Lead vocals by Dennis Edwards, Eddie Kendricks, Paul Williams, and Melvin Franklin with the backup instruments by The Funk Brothers.  1:42:16 (Pop‑up)
Public Enemy  Fight The Power   Options Fear Of A Black Planet  Def Jam  1989  Chuck D, Eric "Vietnam" Sadler, Hank Shocklee, Keith Shocklee, and The Bomb Squad.  1:46:13 (Pop‑up)
 
Woody Guthrie  All You Fascists Bound To Lose   Options Radio Broadcast  YouTube  circa 1940  Guthrie guitar and vocals, Sonny Terry on harmonica, "whooops" and vocals… other musicians most likely featured in this performance: Pete Seeger - banjo, Cisco Houston - guitar, vocals  1:51:47 (Pop‑up)
David W Fragments  Shift   Options Ridgewood Radio Noise Library  freesound.org  2020  Actions.  1:53:22 (Pop‑up)
The Beatles  Nowhere Man   Options Rubber Soul (UK)  Capital  2009  Remastered 2009, a 1965 track not released on Rubber Soul in the US, but later on Yesterday and Today. Interestingly, one of the first Lennon songs entirely unrelated to romance or love.  1:55:37 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar 2:59pm david w:

Thanks to 100% Mary, and I'm emulating you today with 27 tracks, which I never do. Just doing it backwards, and in high heels.
Avatar 3:01pm Mary Wing:

<3 <3 <3 David!
Avatar 3:01pm Mary Wing:

Left foot - blue!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:02pm Webhamster Henry:

Segue roulette!
Avatar 3:02pm david w:

Mary! Big hug!
Avatar 3:03pm Mary Wing:

That picture is so totally wrong, though. Everybody needs to have the same limb on the same color.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:03pm Webhamster Henry:

You could do a Roulette roulette show sometime.
Avatar 3:03pm Mary Wing:

Limb? Appendage?
Avatar 3:03pm david w:

Wow, Mary really memorized those rules.
Avatar 3:04pm david w:

WebHen, welcome! (this one is a little bit roulette actually)
Avatar 3:05pm Mary Wing:

I'm a Twister fiend. Or I used to be; I don't think my knees will tolerate such activities anymore...
Avatar 3:07pm david w:

Funny that it is the promo image released by the company.
Avatar 3:09pm Mary Wing:

Maybe they've changed the rules for the millennials, heh. Put your left foot anywhere!
Avatar 3:10pm slater:

nice hurdy-girdy, man
Avatar 3:11pm david w:

slater, nice back at you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:13pm doctorjazz:

Doc! Great stuff, a fave! (Hip all!)
Avatar 3:13pm gailvachon:

Present.
Avatar 3:14pm david w:

djazz, such joy.
Avatar 3:14pm Sem:

Did Doc mention a spree? Count me in. Hello, David, Ruth, the OAR amazement, and Ridgewoodians all over everywhere, but never overwhelmed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:16pm doctorjazz:

And Blood Ulmer! Cool!
  3:16pm Dean:

Listened yesterday to about an hour and a half of Rene Zosso on hurdy gurdy, with Anne Osnowycz.
Avatar 3:17pm david w:

Sem! and gailv! That doc song is actually pretty dirty, I noticed.
Avatar 3:18pm david w:

Dean, I'm in for more and will check that out.
  3:20pm Dean:

Here's a good 1:17 minutes, preceded by an introduction in German: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_NrdJXAans
  3:21pm Dean:

Er, that's one hour, 17 minutes.
Avatar 3:24pm david w:

Thanks, Dean. An instrument I always wanted to try, along with the clavinet and anything built by Harry Partch.
  3:30pm Dean:

You'll want to play spinet, then, too, after you see Anne O.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:31pm doctorjazz:

David Murray had a great take on this melody on his early album, Flowers For Albert (took the melody and put a Caribbean beat underneath).
Avatar 3:34pm david w:

That Ayler melody has really stuck.
  3:35pm heinseng:

OK kept the twister limbs separate for first four tracks but now the vinyl is twisted around us and it's getting sweaty in here. Digging the heat we were hoping for in 1967.
Avatar 3:36pm david w:

heinseng, I'm soooo with with you.
  3:44pm northguineahills:

Need the sounds when I’m a driving!
Avatar 3:44pm david w:

ngh! perfect driving music!
  3:58pm Dean:

Heh, just occurred to me: Rene Zosso. Secret appearance perhaps on LZ4? (Mary Wing made a similar remark this a.m.)
Avatar 4:00pm david w:

wow and... hmmm...
Avatar 4:03pm Sem:

Bet John Bonham had a hell of a handshake.
Avatar 4:04pm david w:

And if you are curious... more Drummer Radio after (all EDT)...

Kenzo’s Last Ever Radio Extravaganza 5-7pm: This Must Be the Beginning (you have to speak truth): What happens if I stop being silent? And the crowd is growing, the crowd is growing... We are strong when we are many. Important new improvised sound collage dreamscape, episode #719!

Gary Sullivan’s Bodega Pop Live 7-10pm: Memory: In celebration of the publication of Bernadette Mayer's masterpiece. Assyrian pop, Bolivian hip hop, rare Lennon outtakes, Spanish collage, Philly heroes.

Sam Segal’s If You Lose Your Horse 10-midnite
Avatar 4:04pm gailvachon:

ALways good to have a little Zeppelin in there.
Avatar 4:09pm david w:

I think Sem and Gail both have secret Zeppelin fantasies.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:13pm Webhamster Henry:

The Secret Museum of Citizen Kafka!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:14pm chresti:

Hi David, ruth, Ridgewoodies! Home from work, it is a million degrees.
Avatar 4:15pm Sem:

What's that in Celsius, chresti :-D ?
Avatar 4:16pm david w:

chresti! chill with us, with some spice.
Avatar 4:17pm Sem:

Oh, Mr. Beck. Just call.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:24pm doctorjazz:

Gotta run, thanks, David!
Avatar 4:24pm david w:

djazz, always delighted.
Avatar 4:31pm gailvachon:

I just came home from Celsious.
And my Zeppelin fantasy is not a secret.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:32pm chresti:

Sem, 96 million F, 36 million C.
Avatar 4:33pm Franco Twinkie:

David, In my mind I'm dancing, but the body wants a nap.
Avatar 4:35pm david w:

chresti is boiling, and apparently gailv too.
Avatar 4:36pm david w:

franco! let it go!
Avatar 4:47pm Sem:

David, so glad to be along for the sounds today. Gratitude. Thank you and all involved there.
Avatar 4:48pm david w:

Thanks, Sem. And everybody.
Avatar 4:50pm northguineahills:

I'm being poached like an egg here, 17"/432mm of rain in the last week, and it's 90F/32C.

Always a fave PE
Avatar 4:52pm northguineahills:

(the frogs, ducks, and geese are happy [heck even the owls chirping in])
Avatar 4:52pm northguineahills:

Woody!
  4:52pm ?:

So great. Some guidance.
Avatar 4:54pm northguineahills:

thanks from the soggy South, david!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:54pm chresti:

Thank you David, great set.
  4:55pm Matt:

Yay Dave and Tim
Avatar 4:55pm WR:

Waiting for the program to archive so I can listen to it all. Looks tasty.
Avatar 4:55pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Up next, very new important sound collage on Ken's Last Ever: "This Must Be the Beginning (you have to speak truth)"

And the crowd is growing, the crowd is growing...

Come gather! We are strong when we are many:
wfmu.org...
Avatar 4:56pm northguineahills:

oh, and thanks, Tim (forgot to mention!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:57pm Webhamster Henry:

Thanks David, Ruth, & Tim!
Avatar 4:59pm david w:

Tim is amazing. Thanks, Matt and WR and chresti and
WRand NGH and WebHen and all. I think Kenzo has something special today, stayed tuned!
Avatar 1:15am WR:

Okay, listened to the first hour. No sharing of who chose which selection. Hmmmmmm. I did learn that Sonic Youth is good music for teeth brushing. More later.
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