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"I listened yesterday. It's no reflection on you but I could'nt see where you were going or what you were going for. This early seventies thing did'nt get noticed the first time and you talk about friends of like Dealney and Bonnie who had records out like we're supposed to remember who they are. Then you play this long winded free jazz stuff that really grates on my nerves. And that noise without a beat and sounds like someones being pinched. Then you play a reggae song, I think you called it Dub, to what, be cool? You seem to really fetishize the whole folk thing too which is obnoxious to us who don't even care. I liked it when you played that punk song though. I like Joe Belock a lot." (Visit homepage.)

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Favoriting June 19, 2020

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Artist Track Album Label Year New Approx. start time
don  dirty   Favoriting really, really happy  ja in the am  2020    0:00:00 (Pop-up)
malcolm goldie  nobody’s interested in you   Favoriting the sound of malcolm  trunk  2020    0:06:23 (Pop-up)
dinah washington  drinking again   Favoriting drinking again    1962    0:12:27 (Pop-up)
black flag  drinking and driving   Favoriting In my head  SST  1985    0:19:25 (Pop-up)
gray matter  give me a clue   Favoriting food for thought    1985    0:22:28 (Pop-up)
no trend  happiness   Favoriting too many humans  no trend/drag city  1983/2020    0:25:37 (Pop-up)
united mutation  white amerika   Favoriting dark self image        0:32:54 (Pop-up)
samuel goff  pikeville   Favoriting     2020    0:34:13 (Pop-up)
angel bat dawid  transition east   Favoriting     2020    0:42:02 (Pop-up)
biting tongues  black jesus   Favoriting         0:50:05 (Pop-up)
party dozen  ppd   Favoriting pray for party dozen    2020    0:57:41 (Pop-up)
the exorzist  blue demon 1   Favoriting studio backing tracks    2019    1:01:29 (Pop-up)
beatles  unable to get it together   Favoriting this sounds very old. steely dan?    ?    1:06:16 (Pop-up)
blue phantom  microchaos   Favoriting distortions        1:07:27 (Pop-up)
dan drohan  keno   Favoriting if this guy tags me one more time saying thanks...        1:09:52 (Pop-up)
jan dukes de grey  part of call of the wild / mice and rats in the loft   Favoriting         1:12:24 (Pop-up)
mameen 3 and rodion g.a.  wireless c   Favoriting     2020    1:24:54 (Pop-up)
jan hammer  song for my fathers vibes   Favoriting tricking em with jazz    2020    1:29:25 (Pop-up)
oksun ox  dreamboat screams up the river   Favoriting I dont care i already told you  round bale recodings  2020    1:38:07 (Pop-up)
goose  som folk ar mest   Favoriting som folk ar mest  black sweat  2020    1:40:51 (Pop-up)
harvey matusow's jew's harp band  clootch hunt   Favoriting war between fats and thins  head      1:53:47 (Pop-up)
guiseppi lelasi  3   Favoriting         1:57:16 (Pop-up)
the first minute of a new day  nov 3rd   Favoriting s/t  seance centre  2020    2:00:45 (Pop-up)
matthew shipp  first step   Favoriting sonic friction  esp  2020    2:08:20 (Pop-up)
cecil mcbee  tulsa black   Favoriting mutima  india navigation  1973    2:20:08 (Pop-up)
keith tippett  blues 1   Favoriting blueprint  rca      2:25:51 (Pop-up)
weekend with keith tippett  nostalgia   Favoriting         2:29:43 (Pop-up)
motohiko hamase  technodrome   Favoriting technodrome  we release whatever the bad word we wanr  1992/2010    2:36:00 (Pop-up)
kaitlyn aurelia smith  the steady heart   Favoriting the mosaic of transformation  ghostly international  2020    2:42:08 (Pop-up)
ami dang  tension, tensio, release   Favoriting meditations mixtape vol. 1  leaving  2020  *   2:48:11 (Pop-up)
jan hammer  dad?   Favoriting as serious as your life    2020    2:52:08 (Pop-up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar 🎸 9:01am

First post!
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Don Henley in the park
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Marley P. Dogg:

Morning everyone- happy Friday! Hit me with that dirty Henley
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John Allen:

Don henley is that guy on the bench
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David (in London):

Hit us up Dr Jazz.
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John Allen:

Ride your bike on the other side of the walkway honey
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Good morn'!
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Marley P. Dogg:

Everyone be sure to buy something on bandcamp today www.npr.org...
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And whatever you do, don't look Mr. Henley in the eyes
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Brad in Nanny Gorge:

Buenos Dias!
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Krys O.:

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I think I found my new alarm clock music...

I could listen to this for hours. Has it actually been released/published anywhere or is it a bespoke special....?
Avatar 🎸 9:08am

G'morning John! Hi Jennica and David (in London), nice to see you here today!
B in Central PA:

the suspense is killing me.
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gm gonna make a bloody mary
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Krys O.:

FYI TCM showed three more great movies that featured jazz music last night: The Warped Ones, Elevator to the Gallows and Knife in the Water.
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Mary from Lisbon:

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Krys O.:

Just checked and those three films are streaming on Watch TCM.
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David (in London):

Hey Yeti Bob, good to see you too man. How's Chicago?
Hi Jennica.
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Good morning JA, fellow AMers...TGIF from muggy Astoria, NYC
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@KrysO: Thanks for the movie suggestions, I'm always on the lookout for good ones! I checked and those 3 films are also on the Criterion Collection. "Elevator to the Gallows" has a Miles Davis soundtrack, will definitely check that one out! "Knife in the Water" is by Polanski so I might take a pass on that one.
ami ad:

Hello D.J. Hello all. WFMU strong. Got to go Postal,I'll be back.ShalomS.
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David (in London):

Miles' 'Generique' from his 'Lift to the Scaffold' soundtrack always hovers around about to break into my all time top ten I think.
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Krys O.:

I used to watch Knife in the Water with my Polish dad when it was shown on PBS in the 70s. He really enjoyed Andrzej Wajda's films. You can always listen to Krzystof Komeda's S/T to Knife. It's great.

Saw Elevator on the big screen many years ago. Never saw the Warped Ones. I DVRd it to enjoy when I have more leisure time.
Avatar 9:21am

Hi David (iL). Hi YETI BOB. I'm happy to see you here, too.
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Handy Haversack:

Good Juneteeth, JA, J'All. Been listening from the other room.

Afternoon, David! Morning, Jennica, Yeti Bob, Krys O., ami ad, all!
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Hardcore Jazz!
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Handy Haversack:

Anyone have the URL handy (wait, what?!) for that list of 1800 Black artists on Bandcamp?
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@David: I'm pretty good, my sleep schedule is totally messed up: I fell asleep in the afternoon yesterday, then I was up most of night. Chicago is slowly opening up but I don't think people are taking too many risks - I had a few drinks in a beer-garden set up in a parking lot, tables all 10 feet apart. Our beloved lakeshore is still closed. I've got my little container garden on the balcony (flowers, tomatoes, herbs). Baby birds everywhere, I've had to rescue a few from my voracious cats. So I'm finding things to keep me from going completely insane. And I'm lucky to still be employed. But it's a rough time for everyone in the USA right now... nobody knows what's going to happen next, and iwe're all on pins and needles.
@Handy - good morning!
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Is this a PSA¿
Terr in DE:

unusually mellow for Black Flag. Henry sounds almost feminine here
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26am

Great song from the Flag, but not a great album.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26am

good morning; that car crash SFX always wakes me up
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what album was this from? also love the abrupt transitions
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@Handy: up to over 2000 now! docs.google.com...
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Handy Haversack:

Thanks, Yeti Bob! Better than Goggle any damn day!
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Looks like it's also at www.blackbandcamp.info
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@Handy: Yay!
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I have no connection to him but I want to plug Ben LaMar Gay because he's absolutely amazing. Cannot recommend this album highly enough: "Downtown Castles will Never Block the Sun" intlanthem.bandcamp.com...
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Another perfect Juneteenth Bandcamp purchase would be "Where Future Unfolds" by Damon Locks' Black Monument Ensemble - intlanthem.bandcamp.com... . OK that's enough from me! - going to drink coffee on the balcony and watch the birds flit around. Will be back later
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Itzall Hear:

Good morning JA, 'morning everybody. Happy Juneteenth!
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Oh shoot just one more: Angel Bat Dawid! A perfect voice for these times.
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Handy Haversack:

Hey, Yeti Bob, if you check out my profile, there's some info on Bandcamp and causes and a link to a certain band there. If I may be so bold as to direct your attention there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56am

my dear spouse saying year-end goodbyes to her class of preschoolers on a zoom call; so profoundly bizarre and sad
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am

good morning John and all
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@HH: Consider my attention directed!
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Handy Haversack:

Hey, coela.
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John Allen:

Preschool via zoom profoundly sad. That grade should get a do over
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Handy Haversack:

Thanks, pal! (Obvs., all are invited to check out the URLs and message in my profile on this day.)
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'morning Handy
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can we all get a do-over?
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new Angel Bat Dawid came on as i was wrapping up my bandcamp order, sweet timing.
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Ken From Hyde Park:

JA in the AM with the mayhem!

Great sets this morning
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09am

slight highway star vibe?
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:11am

More like JL in the AM. Beatle Jazz
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Really like that bonkers version of Love Potion #9
Mr. Palchepo.:

Is that a baritone guitar?

Can I get on the Guest list???? I am not a duque - but I am super Grey!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thinking of that LA Band now - Dangerous???? And the dude was dangerous....
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Doug in JC:

Hey Handy! Quick question from a reader, maybe you know the answer? Who is responsible for the Dutch Kills Swing Bridge, MTA/LIRR or LIC Railways
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Good morning everyone!
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kick em while dey up
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Handy Haversack:

The operational one, Doug? I *think* it's MTA there since it goes into the construction yard. I can verify, though, by reaching out to Willis.
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Doug in JC:

I should know this. It's owned by LIRR but exclusively leased by NY&A. I have to assume the (non-existant) maintenance is under LIRR. And I think they're referring to the one that's stuck in the closed position, the southernmost one

My father’s vibes... impoverished Irish Immigrant disabled Korean War vet - not good vibe. I take me Ma,s vibes

In a Mist- by Bix Beiderbecke done hip hop...love this
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Handy Haversack:

Doug, can you point me toward the source article?
Tom in St. Paul:

Some folk are messed (up). Actually I think it means "As people are most."
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Passaic River Blues:

Loving the Goose.
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Doug in JC:

@Handy It's more of an old blog post www.bridgesnyc.com...
ami ad:

Hi.Much fun to be had at the local Post Office.Good morning Americaca.
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Hi ami ad. Show us on the doll where the postman touched you.
ami ad:

@brainiac:It was the clerk.Appreciate the support.I wanted to leave a good word on the USPS website the other day,they accept only complaints.
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Itzall Hear:

Re; "Nov 3rd". Beautiful, languid summer music for the soul.
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Handy Haversack:

Doug, did you ever see the NBBC Haunted Paddles on Halloween? That bridge always features prominently.

I didn't realize we were talking about the disused one -- if ANYONE takes responsibility, it would be the RR, but I bet it's just left to NYPD to keep those meddlesome kids off it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:14am

a few years ago i went to my local post orifice to put in a good word for my usual mail carrier and they said i had to fill out a form. i said can't you just pass the compliment on to the management?
"sure i'll tell him"
ami ad:

@coelcabtho:Yeah,seems like they are used to complaints only,and definitely trying to make things hard when you go there.Fun.
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Handy Haversack:

Um, Doug, why did I not know about bridgesnyc?
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Passaic River Blues:

Harvey Matusow post referenced by JA:
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John Allen:

Thanks prb!
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got to head out hopefully catch some of Uncle M's reggae party later
Thanks John!
tchau y'all
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While reading that post about Harvey Matusow, I thought it must be Bill Brasky (SNL) style apocrypha.
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Doug in JC:

@Handy, yeah, I remember pictures of that.

Bridgesnyc has been on hiatus for a while, unfortunately
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Krys O.:

A few years ago, I left a commendation about a NJ Transit bus driver and they actually contacted me to confirm my identity. When I've complained about problem drivers in the past, I get a standard form letter emailed response.

Handy- Doug - it is possible to walk the rails from Bush Terminal (65 St/4th ave Sunset Park)- to English Kills Brige/Newtown Creek.. Possible to have hassles with Cops/MTA approaching - around - leaving -B'Way Junction/Eastern Pkway... was never a problem before 9-11 but now ..
got accused of terrorism --- A good thing do do is go out to the Jamaica Bay Bird Sanctuary and get free cards claiming that you are a Voluntary Urban Ranger ... It worked for me and my friends I took to the rails ... they kicked us out of the tracks but no trespass/terrorism charges and no fines ... we said we were looking to photo wildlife!!
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Handy Haversack:

That's fantastic, morphe'!

Yeah, I have not tried walking subway tunnels (or the QMT!) since 9/11.
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Doug in JC:

@Handy I had a good time running subway tunnels 2004-2013 or so

climbing thru caves on the Andaman coast...boom box blasting this. life is good :)
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Doug in JC:

@morphe is physically possible, but I don't recommend it. I don't know if/what they enforce now or then, I never got caught!
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Mike W:

another great one JA, thank you
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Passaic River Blues:

NOK is doing it right. Banging FMU in Thailand by the sea.

Thanks JA and all at WFMU On-Line University....
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John Allen:

Hey mike! And dusty...thanks everybody for being here....JA
ami ad:

Thank you D.J. Crew. JobLess.
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listener 126464:

Thanks John, really like your show. Thanks crew.
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Handy Haversack:

Thanks, JA!
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where does the time go? Thanks JA!
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John Allen:

Time goes to Bryce! See ya everyone
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