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Options August 5, 2020: The low life has lost it's appeal

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New / Special Approx. start time
Haco  Circle   Options Qoosui  Room40  2017  MP3      0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Johnny Mathis  Long Ago And Far Away   Options Love Is Everything / Broadway  Real Gone Music  2012  MP3  Originally released in 1965.    0:09:18 (Pop‑up)
Living Hour  Water   Options Softer Faces  Kanine  2019  MP3      0:12:59 (Pop‑up)
Ada Lea  The Dancer   Options What We Say In Private  Saddle Creek  2019  MP3      0:16:23 (Pop‑up)
Mark Lanegan Band  Ode To Sad Disco   Options Blues Funeral  4ad  2012  MP3      0:21:31 (Pop‑up)
The 6ths  Just Like A Movie Star   Options Hyacinths And Thistles  Merge  2000  MP3  Vocals by Dominique A.    0:27:54 (Pop‑up)
Kishi Bashi  Violin Tsunami   Options Omoiyari  Joyful Noise Recordings  2019  MP3      0:32:04 (Pop‑up)
Aloe Blacc  Red Velvet Seat   Options Lift Your Spirit  XIX Recordings / Interscope  2014  MP3      0:37:44 (Pop‑up)
Ulysses Crockett  Resurgence   Options Praise Poems - A Journey Into Deep, Soulful Jazz & Funk From The 1970s  Tramp  2015  MP3  Various artists; this song originally released in 1971.    0:41:08 (Pop‑up)
The Heptones  Love Won't Come Easy   Options Studio One Rocksteady: Rocksteady, Soul And Early Reggae At Studio One  Soul Jazz  2014  MP3  Various artists.    0:45:20 (Pop‑up)
Hollie Cook  Ghostly Fading   Options Vessel Of Love  Merge  2018  MP3      0:48:45 (Pop‑up)
10 Ft. Ganja Plant  Strongback   Options Shake Up The Place  ROIR  2011  MP3      0:52:42 (Pop‑up)
Carla dal Forno  Hype Sleep   Options Look Up Sharp  Kallista  2019  MP3      0:56:43 (Pop‑up)

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Bonjintan  Bonjin   Options Dental Kafka  Trost  2020  MP3    *   1:07:04 (Pop‑up)
Lawrence Kim  We're All In This Together   Options Messenger  self-released  2020  MP3      1:17:48 (Pop‑up)
St. Vincent  Human Racing   Options Marry Me  Beggars Banquet  2007  MP3      1:21:22 (Pop‑up)
Erasmo Carlos  Ciça, Cecília (Tema De Cecília)   Options Carlos, Erasmo...  Light In The Attic  2016  MP3  Originally released in 1971.    1:25:08 (Pop‑up)
Palmeira  Undiú   Options Palmeira  Pharaway Sounds  2015  MP3  Originally released in 1983.    1:28:43 (Pop‑up)
Throwing Muses  Bo Diddley Bridge   Options Sun Racket  Fire  2020  MP3    *   1:37:42 (Pop‑up)
Birdstriking  No More Rock And Roll   Options Birdstriking  A Recordings  2015  MP3  Originally released in 2012.    1:41:04 (Pop‑up)
It Dockumer Lokaeltsje  Sato-Sato   Options Alles Is Goed  Makkum  2019  MP3  A D.A.F. cover.    1:48:26 (Pop‑up)
The Brian Jonestown Massacre  Who?   Options Take It From The Man!  A Records / Cargo  2012  MP3  Originally released in 1996.    1:50:59 (Pop‑up)
The Cramps  I'm Cramped   Options Songs The Lord Taught Us  I.R.S.  1989  MP3  Originally released in 1980.    1:53:52 (Pop‑up)
Otoboke Beaver  Bad Luck   Options Itekoma Hits  Damnably  2019  MP3    *   1:56:28 (Pop‑up)
Buzzcocks  Don't Mess Me Around   Options Spiral Scratch / Time's Up!  Domino  2017  MP3  Originally released in 1977.    1:58:36 (Pop‑up)

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The Smiths  Jeane   Options Complete  Rhino  2001  MP3  This song originally released in 1983.  ***   2:06:41 (Pop‑up)
Sandie Shaw  Jeane   Options Hello Angel (Deluxe Edition)  Universal Music  2020  MP3  A Smiths cover; this version originally released in 1984.  ***   2:09:45 (Pop‑up)
Murmur  Jeane   Options Una Luz Que Nunca Se Apagará Tributo A The Smiths  El Diablo!  2005  MP3  Various artists; a Smiths cover.  ***   2:12:57 (Pop‑up)
Janice Whaley  Jeane   Options The Smiths Project ‎- Hatful Of Hollow  Marzipan Studios  2011  MP3  A Smiths cover.  ***   2:17:12 (Pop‑up)
Billy Bragg  Jeane   Options Reaching To The Converted  Cooking Vinyl / Rhino  1999  MP3  A Smiths cover; this version originally released in 1986.  ***   2:20:55 (Pop‑up)
The Ritas  Jeane   Options Jeane single  self-released  2011  MP3  A Smiths cover; from YouTube.  ***   2:23:45 (Pop‑up)
Fiberoctopus  Jeane   Options Jeane single  self-released  2015  MP3  A Smiths cover; from YouTube.  ***   2:27:38 (Pop‑up)
Pixvae  El Currulao Que Me Llama   Options Cali  Buda Musique  2019  MP3      2:30:05 (Pop‑up)
24-Carat Black  Skeleton Coast   Options III  Numero Group  2020  MP3  Previously unreleased recordings from the 80s.  *   2:38:06 (Pop‑up)
Macy Gray  Sugar Daddy   Options Ruby  Artistry Music / Mack Avenue  2018  MP3      2:48:24 (Pop‑up)
MB Jones  Millennial Love Song   Options NOSCI NOFI  Feeding Tube  2020  MP3      2:52:00 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar 11:58am Sylvia (France-NYC):

Hello Mary and listeners!
Avatar 🥁 11:59am βrian:

Salut, y'all!
Avatar 12:00pm Mary Wing:

Twangy greetings, Sylvia and Brian! It's hoe-down time, apparently. :-)
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:03pm Handy Haversack:

Hello, Mary and Wingnuts!
Avatar 12:03pm Really Lisa:

Hello Mary and 100% of everyone.
Avatar 12:04pm Sem:

Plays 100% whatever just like ringing a bell.

Multiple dings, Mary, and a tip 'o the hat to all ears in attendance.
Avatar 🥁 12:04pm Hubig Pie:

Hello from back at work feeding 3 yr olds
Avatar 12:04pm Mary Wing:

Hello Handy, Lisa, and Sem! Welcome to August whatever!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:05pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Yay for the drone tones!
Avatar 🥁 12:07pm βrian:

1. Line 'em up.
2. Insert food.
Avatar 12:08pm Really Lisa:

Hope anyone who was powerless now has power...
I was without power from noon yesterday till this morning. Lost ability to work, so won't get paid. Now getting paid, but would rather type here than work :-/
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:09pm Andrew_in_WI:

Ain't no thing but a Mary Wing
Avatar 🥁 12:10pm βrian:

I feel guilty (not too) that we've been having *glorious* weather here on the isthmus.
Avatar 🥁 12:10pm Hubig Pie:

Today is Minestrone served with the cheese sammich
Avatar 12:12pm Sem:

What a romantic, Mary. Johnny! *sigh*
Avatar 12:12pm Sylvia (France-NYC):

@Hubig Pie oh, Minestrone is so good! (so is cheese sammich, obv)
@Really.Lisa. @12:08 that sucks, I hope you won't lose power again
Avatar 🥁 12:12pm βrian:

It occurred to me that 6-yr-old has never had a tuna melt. I need to find a good recipe.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:12pm spodiodi:

Good afternoon, Mary Wing and the 100% Whatevers!
it feels like it's been a month! happy to be listening :D
  12:14pm Dean:

Pretty sure I first heard Johnny Mathis in 1966 c/o a Columbia Christmas tunes comp: https://www.discogs.com/Various-The-Great-Songs-Of-Christmas-By-Great-Artists-Of-Our-Time-Album-Six/master/212635
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:14pm Andrew_in_WI:

@Brian with a mask on nobody can smell your tuna breath!
Avatar 12:14pm Mary Wing:

Hiya Hubig, Ken, Andrew, spodiodi, and Dean!

Avatar 12:15pm Really Lisa:

Sylvia, thanks! Yeah I went to a nearby hotel since my apartment was roasting. Power company website estimated they wouldn't have my area back till 07 Aug! But I checked out of the hotel and checked for myself, it was back on this morning.
Hope all is well by you, as well as possible anyway.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:16pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Hopefully get a little power back after the election.
Happy Wotan's Day Affernoon wiff dreefty LunaMooon in Pisces good persons of the streamyverses.
Avatar 12:18pm Mary Wing:

Hey there RevRab! What should we be doing on Wotan's Day?
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:20pm Phillippe Bastille:

This is luv-er-ly! And howdy Mary and friends!
Avatar 🥁 12:22pm βrian:

She already knows our local version of that West Side Story song:

"Tuna, tuna won't be just any na ..."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:23pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Hmm well...Odin's way of getting over the Hump was sacrificing himself on a tree & losing an eye for the Runes of Wisdom
...if that's a bit much - the Romance Language equivalent is Mercury who just talks a lot...
Luna in spacey Pisces - Mercury the thinky talker tho has left feeling Cancer & joined the Sun in self-expressive royal Leo for a bit...
Avatar 🥁 12:23pm Hubig Pie:

On Wotan's day, you must pay your respects to the Goddess Brunhilde
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:24pm spodiodi:

i'm pulling for Mercury
Avatar 12:24pm Mary Wing:

I'd prefer not to sacrifice myself on a tree, or lose an eye, for that matter.
Avatar 12:24pm Sylvia (France-NYC):

@Really.Lisa I'm hanging in there, doing some yoga/pilates almost daily, trying not to eat too much ice cream, and wondering when transatlantic flights will be a thing again
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:24pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...you can tune a piano - but ya can't tuna fish as Joe Walsh told us...
Avatar 🥁 12:25pm βrian:

I see Mary is on for this week's Dance Party! Looking forward to it.
  12:25pm Dean:

That was REO Speedwagon, Rev.
Avatar 12:25pm Mary Wing:

Howdy Phillippe! I am playing more than 13 songs this week, heh!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:25pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...which is why I didn't know...
Avatar 12:26pm Mary Wing:

Yes, Brian, I just finished recording the dance show last night! So much fun, but hard to choose the songs!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:27pm Phillippe Bastille:

@Mary that's good since my clicky-star finger is set to 15
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:27pm Andrew_in_WI:

@Mary I listened to the Boy in the Bubble show the other day. Paul Simon actually recorded an extended version of the song released as 12" single. Check it out
Avatar 12:27pm Mary Wing:

No Sad Disco on Friday!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:27pm Carmichael:

Heya Mary and Wingnuts. Non-stop Skype meetings this morning, will stare at the screen whilst arguing political semantics.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:29pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...was thinking that dance track started to sound a lot like Mark Lanegan...
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:29pm Phillippe Bastille:

I'd just like to go on record and say my bride's broccoli salad is not "lunch"
Avatar 12:29pm Mary Wing:

Hi Carmichael!

Bah, Andrew, The Boy In The Bubble is a fairly long song already! Wonder what he added to it, will check it out later, thanks!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:29pm Carmichael:

And I fully expect Morrisey within the hour.
Avatar 12:30pm Sem:

...with every hair in place.
Avatar 🥁 12:31pm βrian:

I'm going to invite over all the local sprites, fairies, imps, and leprechauns and crank the volume to elven.
Avatar 12:31pm Mary Wing:

Maybe not *this* hour, Carmichael... ;-)
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:31pm Stanley:

Hi Sem - more than can be said for me.

Hi Mary.
Avatar 12:32pm Sylvia (France-NYC):

ah, I kept thinking I knew this voice! Dominique A, of course!
Avatar 12:33pm Sem:

Hello, Stanley. Unkempt today, are we?
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:34pm Phillippe Bastille:

Something from The Dears would fit nicely here as well
Avatar 12:34pm Sylvia (France-NYC):

(Dominique A is a great French indie artist, for those of you Francophiles)
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:35pm Stanley:

Sem - I might not go back to the smooth look again.
Avatar 12:35pm Mary Wing:

Good evening, Stanley! Been hanging elsewhere lately?
Avatar 12:36pm Sem:

T'was fun hearing all the Scotch talk on the Subway yesterday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:38pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Honestly? I'm like on the Howard Hughes hygiene bus here... my chief preoccupation being drinking an entire Franco Press of cafe daily - whatever effort is required...
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:38pm Stanley:

Yes Mary. Work has kept me away from commenting much recently. I've taken this week off, staying in and 'doing my thing'.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:38pm maestroso:

This Kishi Bashi piece is gorgeous. Oh, and Hi Mary!
Avatar 12:42pm Mary Wing:

Hello maestroso! Happy August!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:43pm Stanley:

@Sem - There are a few whisky lovers on that show. Very easy to get the chat going on the 'water of life'.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:44pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Really if you're not named Ulysses Crockett why bother.
Avatar 12:45pm Sem:

Kid should have been named Pocket.
Avatar 12:48pm Mary Wing:

I had a Pocket Crocket back in the day.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:48pm Handy Haversack:

Stanley, my local shop was having a sale on Bowmore. The rest is as you might imagine!
Avatar 12:50pm Sem:

Hiker/camper, Mary? Never would have guessed.
Avatar 12:51pm Mary Wing:

Um, no, not that kind of pocket crocket, Sem, heh.
Avatar 🥁 12:53pm βrian:

My salary has not kept up with the price of single malts, sadly.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:54pm Ike:

Very nice Hollie Cook track!
Avatar 🥁 12:55pm βrian:

I never had a Popiel's Pocket Fisherman. *sniff*
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:55pm Carmichael:

The single malt CPI has been running in the negatives lately.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:57pm Handy Haversack:

Assuming you don't mean Crisis Prevention Initiative, that's good news, Carm.
Avatar 12:57pm Mary Wing:

Hiya Ike!

I meant to say this at the mic break: Bandcamp is waiving it's fees again on Friday, so artists receive 100% of all purchases--don't forget to support the bands you like by buying their music!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:07pm Phillippe Bastille:

Just wondering, Mary, what type of dancing shoes are suggested for the dance party? And is a jacket required?
  1:07pm David in London:

Late in today. Zoinks. All Hail Mary Wing!
Hello gang, Handy, Phillippe, Sem, Stanley, Sylvia, Carmichael.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:08pm Phillippe Bastille:

Hey DiL! Do you have a jacket I can borrow for Mary's dance party, if required? Something in a nice plaid?
Avatar 1:08pm Mary Wing:

No jacket necessary, but if you have those plastic jelly sandals, Phillippe, I suggest wearing them, heh.

Hiya David!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:09pm Phillippe Bastille:

@Mary I do have The Dude mentality...
Avatar 1:09pm Mary Wing:

Then we shall drink white Russians together, Phillippe!
Avatar 1:11pm Sem:

Greets, David in London.
  1:11pm David in London:

Phillippe, like Phil Collins, it’s no jacket required.

But if you fancy cutting a dash anyway, I can lend you either (a) a plaid 70s sports jacket as owned by my dad or (b) my black Gieves and Hawkes hunting jacket with velvet collar.
  1:12pm David in London:

I should add, I am ideologically opposed to fox hunting. But not to the accoutrements.
Avatar 1:12pm Really Lisa:

@Sylvia 12:24 sounds good! Except, same here as for wondering about flights! I was training for a marathon which would have taken place in June in the Faroe Islands :( Now who knows when US folks will be allowed let alone welcomed in other countries..
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:13pm Handy Haversack:

Afternoon, David! F0F0 was looking for you earlier and asked the egg after you.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:14pm Stanley:

Handy - I like Bowmore, as it is more subtle than some of the other Islays. I enjoy the peateds so long as they are not too heavy on the barbeque pork chop. I usually end the evening with a peated, as there is no going back after one of those babies.
  1:16pm Dean:

Again with the peated single malt talk! I'm going to have to explore again.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:17pm Stanley:

Dean - I didn't start it this time
  1:18pm Dean:

No, but you're egging him on.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:18pm Stanley:

Guilty as charged
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:19pm Stanley:

Can you get a 10 Ft. Ganja Plant on Bandcamp?
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:20pm Handy Haversack:

Stanley, the only advertisement I have ever loved was a shot from behind of a fellow in full regalia, standing on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, gazing at Manhattan, with his arm around a 9' tall bottle of Ardbeg.
  1:22pm David in London:

Handy, sadly I couldn’t make Ken’s Show today. But I’m glad the friendship of FoFo and Talking Egg continues whilst I am away.
How’s yourself?
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:22pm Carmichael:

OK, a bit of a respite. I've had 2 successive Jameson evenings, about to be 3 tonight.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:23pm Phillippe Bastille:

@Mary most definitely! Back in my drinking days, we went on an all-inclusive vacation. My boys and I decided we would drink our way through famous movie drinks. We started with a martini (shaken, not stirred), then moved on to the White Russian. We never did make it to a third movie -- drank 'em for about an hour and a half.
@DiL they both sound charming. And given the twisted ankle I got stepping in a foxhole in my yard, I've now stepped onto the pro side of the fox hunting
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:25pm Stanley:

Smooth, Carm
  1:28pm David in London:

Carmichael, well, three is the magic number after all.
Phillippe, do you want to borrow my fox mask as well?
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:28pm Handy Haversack:

Not too bad, David. Playing catch-up to an extent, but you know. Back with the sparrows again. How about you? Did your travels begin?
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:32pm Phillippe Bastille:

@DiL the one from your CD cover? YES!!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:34pm doctorjazz:

Bio Mary and Whoever!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:35pm Carmichael:

Wow, this Palmeira is fantastic. 8 clicky stars!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:36pm northguineahills:

Can't imagine where in Brazil Palmeira is from.....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:36pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yes lovely - for Gittarheads especially.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:37pm Carmichael:

@ngh, The Netherlands!
  1:37pm David in London:

Handy, not till next week. Very much looking forward to lots of walking and time in the woodlands.

Phillippe, aye, that’s the one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:37pm northguineahills:

@Carmichael: Not Palmeiras, Brazil?
Avatar 1:39pm Mary Wing:

Hiya doctorjazz and NGH!
Avatar 1:40pm Mary Wing:

Yes, Palmeira was a Dutch band!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:43pm Phillippe Bastille:

I'll email you a drop address. I'll get them back to you in November.

Of 2047.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:43pm Carmichael:

Click on the link in the playlist.
Avatar 🥁 1:58pm Hubig Pie:

Well, my birds liked this song
Avatar 1:58pm Mary Wing:

Speaking of clicks, I just noticed on the Birdstriking song was played by Matt Warwick exactly five years ago on this day--what are the odds of that ever happening again?
  2:01pm Dean:

Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:02pm spodiodi:

Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:04pm Handy Haversack:

That's the odds of it being played on the same day in any given year, I think. For precisely five years ago, I don't know exactly how you adjust. I guess it could be as simple as multiplying by 1/[(years of existing playlists) - 5], but that seems like it would be too easy.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:05pm Phillippe Bastille:

@Handy I would think "pretty slim" would be the technical term.
Avatar 2:05pm Mary Wing:

"Highly unlikely" is my preferred term.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:05pm Carmichael:

"next to nothing"
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:05pm Handy Haversack:

Got me with the technical mumbo-jumbo, Phillippe!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:06pm Phillippe Bastille:

I'm kind of a stickler when it comes to math terminology
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:07pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Whatever the answer is, the math is more complicated than that required to enter a comment when not signed in. Also, less likely to be 666.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:07pm Carmichael:

Morrisey enough for me ...
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:08pm Handy Haversack:

How *much* less likely to be 666, though?
Avatar 2:08pm Mary Wing:

When you said Morrissey earlier, Carm, I thought "how did he know The Smiths were today's 3oak? HOW?"
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:09pm Ike:

Speaking of the Smiths, I've been listening to an audiobook called "Sigh, Gone" by Phuc Tran, about an immigrant growing up in the 80s in Pennsyltucky and getting into punk rock, skateboarding, literature, and then the Smiths, even though at first the punk boys think the Smiths are just for goth girls. It's a great memoir so far.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:09pm david w:

I'm actually here, and live today! Hello, Mary and all.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:09pm Phillippe Bastille:

There's a semi-legendary DC-area DJ (Weasel) who has only referred to Morrisey as "Miserable Morrisey" for like 35 years
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:10pm Handy Haversack:

Kate's band has been working on a Smiths cover. I posited that at this point all Smiths covers should be instrumentals. My opinion has been noted but I think I have also been politely thanked for my input and told to return to my seat.
  2:11pm David in London:

I remember seeing Henry Rollins in Manchester in the 1980s and he did a hilarious Morrissey impression.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:12pm Carmichael:

HA Mary, I heard the whiny romantic vibe going through that first set. An unconscious giveaway .. :)
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:12pm Phillippe Bastille:

hey there david w
Avatar 2:12pm Mary Wing:

Hiya David W.!
  2:12pm Dean:

That's what went through my mind, too, Handy. But I'm not sure the five year factor changes the analysis. For example, we're not asking the odds of the same song, same day, five years in a row. Rather, we're asking the odds of, say, a coin landing heads or tails on the fifth flip, which is still 1/2. Which tells me I've left out a very important factor, namely, the odds of the song being played at all on any given day. That should be roughly [average no. of songs played per day on WFMU]/[average daily supply of songs in WFMU library]. Call this s/L. The answer to Mary's query, then, is:


Now, what are the odds that I'm full of shit?
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:15pm Handy Haversack:

Not L/s?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:15pm northguineahills:

An original song I actually knoq!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:16pm northguineahills:

@Phillippe: It's "maths"

  2:17pm Dean:

I watched a bio doc about Arthur "Killer" Kane on the weekend. I don't watch movies much, but a buddy recommended it. Was really good. And I was surprised to find admiration for Morrissey in my heart. He'd pushed for a New York Dolls reunion in 2004.

I had to think about *that*, too, Handy. Suppose WFMU plays 10 songs on average a day and that the library consists of 100 tracks. Then the odds of a track being played on any day are 10/100 or 1/10.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:17pm Phillippe Bastille:

Is there an x factor in the whole discussion of the number of times the song gets played overall, thus increasing the likelihood that it will be played on the same exact day 5 years apart? Or is it like the fact that the odds of flipping 5 tails in a row is 64/1 before the first flip but only 2/1 after the first 4 successful flips?
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:17pm Phillippe Bastille:

@NGH DiL would totally agree with you
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:19pm Handy Haversack:

And do we have to factor in Scott W's new "WFMU Hit List" feature to have any hope with the maths at all?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:20pm gilmour:

hello! sorry I'm late
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:20pm Phillippe Bastille:

I think we need to factor in anything Scott does in respect to his devotion to the station during covid. Then we can forget about it when stuff gets back to normal
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:20pm Phillippe Bastille:

*to respect
  2:21pm Dean:

The odds of flipping a tail, using a good coin, are always 1/2. But you're right, Phillippe, if you're implying that playlists are not "good" in the way a coin should be. I think you mean 1/32, btw. 2^5, right?
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:21pm Phillippe Bastille:

*maybe that edit wasn't right either...
Avatar 2:21pm Mary Wing:

Hello gilmour! Latecomers will be seated at management's discretion, but I think we can squeeze you in...
  2:22pm David in London:

Phillippe, yes, it’s the ‘s’ that’s rightly migrated from ‘sport’.
Hee hee.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:22pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...gawshdarnit...ya hadda go & remind me Moz was an essential Poet didn't ya...
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:22pm Phillippe Bastille:

@Dean you are right. Not enough fingers to figure that out
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:22pm Carmichael:

There will never be a "back to normal", in my opinion.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:23pm Summer and Michael and Sylvia:

Good morning (-ish), Mary!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:23pm gilmour:

thanks & happy to stand if needed :)
Avatar 2:24pm Mary Wing:

Hiya S&M&S!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:24pm Phillippe Bastille:

@DiL it all works out. I have an extra L, Michele is missing one. The earth stays in balance
  2:24pm David in London:

Mm, good version Billy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:25pm Michael 98145:

Avatar 2:25pm Mary Wing:

There is an audio clip from a movie in this Ritas version, can anyone identify it? Listen closely, please; I'm guessing it is an old British movie.
Avatar 2:29pm Mary Wing:

Hi there Michael 98!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:30pm Michael 98145:

"I have a rule you see, I fall in love first and find out about people afterwards, that way you always get hurt."

Hi, there. No idea what that is from, however.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:31pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Blah, the only 100% Whatever contests I'm any good at are the backwards songs.
Avatar 2:32pm Mary Wing:

Thanks for typing that out, Michael, I couldn't anything in a google search on that though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:32pm Michael 98145:

same here
Avatar 2:33pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

@KFHP I wonder if you were there that day years ago when I made Bryce's comment math always add up to 666 (this was before you could sign in and bypass it; so, everyone had to notice)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:35pm maestroso:

Holy smokes! Pixvae on WFMU!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:36pm Michael 98145:

Avatar 2:36pm Mary Wing:

Heh heh, nice one, Kenzo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:38pm Michael 98145:

<<Voix haut-perchées et saxophones hurlants sont caractéristiques du groupe colombo-lyonnais Pixvae.>>
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:39pm Michael 98145:

Cool - another day of discovery
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:41pm Ken From Hyde Park:

@Kenzo - Haha, I don't remember that, but that sounds HIGH-larious.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:44pm Michael 98145:

Loving these tracks
Avatar 2:47pm Mary Wing:

Moving you into the DJ Black Helmet groove, sort of.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:48pm northguineahills:

I'm surprised we didn't hear Jean from Mexrrisey! (yes, Mexican flavored (sometimes cumbia-eque), Morrissey and Smith covered band en ingles y espanol...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:48pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...face fur removed - nails pared...measurably less Howard Hughes-eeesh !
...Now aren't you proud to be the soundtrack to such upwardly mobile activities...
Avatar 2:49pm Mary Wing:

Argh! I couldn't find Mexrrisey's version, NGH!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:51pm Handy Haversack:

You clean up real nice, RevRab!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:51pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...perhaps what Moz's contempo sociopolitical barometer requires is an adjustment from a Mexrrocist...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:53pm Michael 98145:

Thank you again. You know how to keep us entertained and out of trouble.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:54pm Handy Haversack:

Thanks, Mary! I'm always going to prefer Mexrissey to Morrissey, but I 100 percent prefer your show even more.
Avatar 2:55pm Mary Wing:

Here we go with the numbers again, heh.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:56pm spodiodi:

thanks, Mary! <3 love your show
Avatar 2:56pm Mary Wing:

Stick around for DJ Black Helmet, here's the playlist: wfmu.org...
Avatar 2:56pm Sem:

Been three dings of fun, Mary. Hope to see you and the 100% same time next time.
Avatar 2:57pm Mary Wing:

And join me on Friday from 3 to 7 pm for
  2:57pm David in London:

Thanks Mary, great show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm Michael 98145:

Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:59pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks, Mary. I need to find my Member's Only jacket for Friday. Do you have a disco ball or are you picking up one off Craigslist?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:59pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:59pm Phillippe Bastille:

Thanks Mary!
Avatar 2:59pm Mary Wing:

Thanks for listening today!!
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