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Options September 10, 2015: Adorable Illusions

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
The Wedding Present  Take Me!   Options Bizarro  RCA/BMG  1989  CD      0:00:00 ()
Novella  Follow   Options Land  Sinderlyn  2015  CD    *   0:11:09 ()
Electrelane  Bells   Options Axes  Too Pure  2005  CD      0:15:49 ()
Yo La Tengo  Deeper into Movies   Options Stuff Like That There  Matador  2015  CD    *   0:20:25 ()
Herbcraft  Push Thru the Veil   Options Wot Oz  Woodsist  2015  LP    *   0:25:44 ()
Majik  Take Me There   Options Psychemagik Presents: Magik Sunset Part 1  Leng  2015  CD  "Psychemajik Edit"; original song from 1977  *   0:30:30 ()
Dr. John, The Night Tripper  Craney Crow   Options The Sun Moon & Herbs  Atco  1971  LP      0:37:00 ()
Exuma  Paul Simon Nontooth   Options Exuma II  Mercury  1970  LP      0:43:41 ()
Paul Simon  Leaves That Are Green   Options The Paul Simon Songbook  Columbia Legacy  2004  CD  From 1965    0:49:07 ()
Big Blood  Heart of Glass   Options Found in Translation: Liz Berg's 2015 WFMU Marathon Premium  Big Blood  2015  CD-R    *   0:52:00 ()
Blondie  Once I Had a Love (aka The Disco Song)   Options Plastic Letters  Chrysalis  2003  CD  bonus track on reissue from 1975    0:58:00 ()
 
Philippe Bréjean  Killing Car   Options Plastic Dance Volume 1  Cache Cache / Finders Keepers  2015  CD  From 1993  *   1:11:58 ()
John Davis and The Monster Orchestra  Love Magic   Options The Sam Records Anthology  Harmless  2015  CD  From 1978  *   1:15:51 ()
The Love Machine  Sex-O-Sonic   Options The Love Machine  Buddah  1978  LP      1:22:45 ()
Timmy Thomas  Africano   Options Disco 2  Soul Jazz  2015  CD  From 1977  *   1:25:59 ()
 
 
Single File: a bunch of 45s in a row for no reason whatever
Al Downing  I'll Be Holding On   Options single  Chess  1974  45      1:35:48 ()
The Mighty Flea  Ode to Billie Joe - Part 1   Options single  Eldo  1968  45      1:38:18 ()
Red Foley and Ernest Tubb  The Chicken Song (I Ain't Gonna Take It Settin' Down)   Options single  Decca  1951  45      1:41:03 ()
The Alphabetical Order  All Over the World (La La)   Options single  Rising Sons  1968  45      1:44:08 ()
Katrina and the Waves  Going Down to Liverpool   Options single  Silvertown  1984  45      1:47:11 ()
Apollo 100  Joy   Options single  Square  1972  45      1:50:52 ()
Alan Gordon The Extragordonary Band  Beatles   Options single  RCA  1976  45      1:53:41 ()
Renee Armand  California Lady   Options single  A&M  1973  45      1:55:56 ()
The Flying Lizards  Summertime Blues   Options single  Virgin  1978  45  It's ALMOST over    1:58:49 ()
Aldo Nova  Fantasy   Options single  Portrait  1981  45      2:01:38 ()
 
Ian Green  Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart   Options Revelation  RPM  2003  CD  From 1969; featuring Rosetta Hightower    2:20:31 ()
Václav Neckář  Lady Jane   Options Your Český Hit Parade: Miniature Minotaurs' 2014 Marathon Premium  Václav Neckář  2014  CD-R      2:24:18 ()
Lita Roza  In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning   Options Liverpool Sounds: 75 Classics from the Singing City  Fantastic Voyage  2015  CD  From 1963  *   2:27:52 ()
Martin Newell  The Lost Summer   Options Teatime Assortment  Captured Tracks  2015  CD    *   2:31:00 ()
Delia Gonzalez  IV   Options In Remembrance  DFA  2015  LP    *   2:34:25 ()
Van Morrison  Fair Play   Options The Essential Van Morrison  Exile/Legacy  2015  CD  From "Veedon Fleece," 1974  *   2:39:47 ()
Ryley Walker  Primrose Green   Options Primrose Green  Dead Oceans  2015  CD      2:46:00 ()
The 8th Likely Faces  My All Years Are Gone   Options Sparkling Eyes  Branco  2014  CD  From 1974    2:50:02 ()
The Kidoodlers  On the Hoko Moko Isle   Options Primitive Paradise: Early Exotica 1920-1947  University of Vice  2015  LP    *   2:54:46 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 9:03am Berg:

"boing boing boing boing happyhappyhappyhappy" - Hey Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:03am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe, so you are back next Monday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:03am DeaconDave:

Good morning Uncle Joe
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:03am Greg from ZONE 5:

YES YES YES! Now THAT'S how you start a radio show…
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 9:04am pierre:

BOnjour ! Bon Joe !
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 9:04am OTB:

Mornin' Joe! Gonna be different hearing you on Mondays, but at least I'll have something to look forward to at the beginning of the week....
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 9:05am Joe McG:

Hi, everybody--yes, I hope some of you will come with me to the start of the week. Will be the same but different.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:06am DeaconDave:

Will you still have the singles?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:07am Brian in UK:

@DeaconDave Is the Pope a Catholic?
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 9:08am Joe McG:

@Deacon: Yes, it's my gimmick.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:08am DeaconDave:

Well, I like it, keep it up! Does a bear #$%& in the woods?
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 9:09am pierre:

I'll be there, after having been my afternoon coffee, Joe, you'll become my morning coffee…

…I like coffee
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 9:10am Joe McG:

@pierre: I'd like nothing better than to be your morning coffee! Or toast or whatever.
  Thu. 9/10/15 9:10am V Priceless:

Hey Joe! Thursdays will never quite be the same without ya, but that being said, double-Joe Mondays are gonna kick butt!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:11am Greg from ZONE 5:

So jangly. SO JANGLY!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:11am Cheri Pi:

Joe! Sounding great my son.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 9:12am Joe McG:

@Cheri Pi: Thank you, dear.
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 9:14am pierre:

merci Joe, parisian morning it is then
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 9:14am Roberto:

Mondays will suck less but Thursdays will suck more.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:14am bobdoesthings:

good morning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:15am Brian in UK:

@pierre we have the most beautiful day here in north-west London. Very misty around six AM.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:15am Ken From Hyde Park:

Lots of Joe and Jo programs on Monday on the new schedule. Joe McGasko, Joe Belock and Jo Firestone.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 9:16am Joe McG:

@Ken: Station Manager Ken strategically putting all the Jo(es)s in one place as part of an effort to keep us contained.
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 9:17am lisonok:

Joe ~ I just started turning in to Surface Noise recently and it's quickly become my all time favorite show to listen to! Loved the Logical Song cover that you played last week that somebody made as part of a WFMU marathon. Love your playlists in general, thanks for a great morning!
  Thu. 9/10/15 9:17am KP:

Good morning to you, Joe
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:18am Brian in UK:

Funny just been considering going to see JOzef von Wissem.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 9:18am Joe McG:

Thanks so much, lisonok, I'm really glad you enjoy the show! I'll do my best to avoid stinking too much in the future.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:21am Brian in UK:

Off to see The Delines tomorrow. Along with my first cold of the year. If I find out who donated it to me I hope they spotaneously combust.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 9:22am Joe McG:

@Brian: Summer colds are my least favorite of all colds.
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 9:23am pierre:

Planning to go and see YLT with my (wonderful) girlfriend in October, planning to wear my vintage WFMU t-shirt to see if it gets me closer to them… pathetic ? I know…
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 9:24am Joe McG:

@pierre: Give it a try! The WFMU telepathy might work even without it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:26am Cheri Pi:

I have connected to many bands by wearing a WFMU t-shirt, it will make YLT feel right at home.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:26am Andrew Waterloo:

@pierre. seems like a plausible plan to me. My WFMU shirts have done me well.
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 9:26am pierre:

If I can get close enough, i'll make sure to send them some of the freeform waves
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 9:26am maja:

monday that's good news! hi joe, hi all
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:28am Liz Berg:

Ooh, liking this Herbcraft!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:29am Cheri Pi:

Damn, this Herbcraft is the Schnizzle
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:29am bobdoesthings:

this is setting off my sonar for songs that are soooo gnarrrr. get it?! my so gnar sonar! (Is marcel here?!)
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 9:29am Joe McG:

By the way, YLT fans, they will be on Gaylord Fields' program soon! Check the upcoming schedule on our homepage. Might be as soon as this Sunday.
  Thu. 9/10/15 9:30am KP:

Excellently Crafted
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:31am bobdoesthings:

* my sonar for so gnar.. argh ... i'll go
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 9:31am Joe McG:

Liz Berg! :)
  Thu. 9/10/15 9:32am Wabo:

remiinds me of jj cale this one
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:33am Stevel:

Majik also reminds me a bit of Tonetta.
  Thu. 9/10/15 9:33am Mark:

You are correct about Yo La Tengo, Joe. This Sunday with Gaylord. I don't care if you're on Mondays or Thursdays. I will listen to you in a car. I will listen to you at the bar. I will listen to you with no hair. I will listen to you anywhere.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 9:34am Joe McG:

@Wabo/Stevel: Reminds me of somebody else, who you'll hear in a minute or two!
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 9:34am Joe McG:

@Mark: I encourage poetry about my program! Thanks!
  Thu. 9/10/15 9:35am Mark:

I thought it was Dr. John.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 9:36am Joe McG:

@Mark: Exactamundo!
  Thu. 9/10/15 9:37am Brendan:

In honor of Thursdays past!

http://youtu.be/JAGcT9tzzM4

http://youtu.be/ciz_C3xiuN0

http://youtu.be/-B1iKoKxkA0

http://youtu.be/cYYppwaCTo8
  Thu. 9/10/15 9:37am Mark:

I love Dr. John so much. I think I played him on the very first show I ever did on FMU. (Way back in July!)
  Thu. 9/10/15 9:38am Mark:

With apologies to Dr. Seuss. Oh wow this was the album I played--I played "Zu Zu Mamou," which is very similar to this one--both slithery and slippery and voodoo-y. This is a wonderful set through and through, sir.
  Thu. 9/10/15 9:39am Mark:

You can't go wrong with a toddler speaking the lyrics.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:39am Parq:

Ol' Mac R has had his influence on a lot of folks. This summer, someone hipped me to this Belgian band, whose lead singer (despite his Flemish origin) rocks that vocal style.
www.discogs.com...
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 9:40am Joe McG:

@Brendan: All swell Thursday tunes! I meant to close this show with the same one I started it with ("The World of Thursday Morning") but I forgot the 45 at home. So much for full circle!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:42am Stevel:

Yes, also a similar style!
  Thu. 9/10/15 9:43am Mark:

Geezer My Neezer
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:49am bobdoesthings:

remove the rock open the saclacker..?? where have I heard that before.. what's this from!?
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 9:50am Chris M.:

got married to that Exuma song. v romantic night
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 9:51am Joe McG:

@Chris M.: The Paul Simon Nontooth has blessed many a union.
  Thu. 9/10/15 9:51am Mark:

Paul Simon's still pretty fucking great, isn't he?
  Thu. 9/10/15 9:51am KP:

Opening two lines contradict, no?
  Thu. 9/10/15 9:52am KP:

Sweet Thursday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 9:52am thepalaceat4am:

Ariel Pink imitates the "remove the rock" in his song "Artifact."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 9:52am annie:

just checking in... been listening... some of this early poetry was aso perfect
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 9:53am SheWolf:

Wee! I love this Blondie cover.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:53am bobdoesthings:

@ thepalaceat4am -- ahhh! that's how I knew it! thanks
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 9:54am bobdoesthings:

ah I think I saw Big Blood do this at monty hall a month ago or so.. sooooo amazing.
  Thu. 9/10/15 9:55am KP:

Put Liz Berg back on Mondays and I won't leave the house, not that I ever do
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 9:56am Joe McG:

@KP: She has to change her name to Joe first.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 9:57am annie:

is there a link to the new schedule? please and thank-you..
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 9:57am Joe McG:

Hey Annie! I think it might be right on the home page...
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 9:57am Rev. Turnip Druid:

th'BLOOD!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 10:00am Ken From Hyde Park:

@annie - www.wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 10:01am bobdoesthings:

@annie - its on the front page -- www.wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 10:01am annie:

sweet! thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 10:02am LexRay:

All of this song <3
  Thu. 9/10/15 10:04am holland oats:

You sexy thang
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 10:04am Listener Scott:

is bed music a 45 slowed down to 33?
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 10:05am Ear Hammer:

Welcome to Mondays!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 10:06am Kurt Gottschalk:

I MISSED EXUMA?!?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 10:06am Listener Scott:

alternate title for new show: GOODBYE TO THURSDAYS!
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 10:07am Roberto:

Debbie Harry turned 70 this year. We're not youngsters anymore. :P
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 10:08am Kurt Gottschalk:

me? wha'd i do?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 10:09am Ken From Hyde Park:

Kurt, you're here early. You go on the air at 3:00 PM today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 10:11am Kurt Gottschalk:

dang, i'll head back home i guess...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 10:11am Listener Scott:

I knew it was slowed down. But I'll forego my prize so another caller can have a chance.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 10:12am Kurt Gottschalk:

HI!
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 10:13am Joe McG:

Good ideas, all, Listener Scott! Ear Hammer, we are now closer in radio space than ever before.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 10:16am Kurt Gottschalk:

the exile loop was nice. i'll admit i couldn't place it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 10:16am common:

hey!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 10:17am Kurt Gottschalk:

now looking for more opportunities to use the phrase "exile loop."
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 10:17am Ear Hammer:

Welcome to the club! Irony of ironies I'm moving to Thursdays in November.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 10:18am Joe McG:

@Kurt: All your idea, my friend! @Ear: Ha ha! Life is funny.
  Thu. 9/10/15 10:22am Nate K:

"Love Magic." Total groover, Joe!
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 10:23am Joe McG:

@NateK: I'm dancin'!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 10:24am Cheri Pi:

*Click
  Thu. 9/10/15 10:32am Brendan:

slipping into a groove here
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 10:32am pierre:

OOOOOh that bed music… I have to know what it is…
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 10:36am Joe McG:

@pierre: It's Exile's "Kiss You All Over" played slow!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 10:37am Mike East:

The Al Downing verses sound like "higher and higher" to me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 10:38am Mike East:

oh, and good morning, Joe and all!
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 10:38am Joe McG:

You're so right, Mike!
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 10:39am pierre:

Merci Joe !
I'll try to get my hand on a 7" and play it slooooooooooooow
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 10:39am Brian in UK:

Hey Kurt have you been to Brno yet?
  Thu. 9/10/15 10:41am Claw!:

Ahhh! I overslept! I wanted to catch this last Thursday program! I fahhhcked ahhhp.

Anyway... Yo! How's it shakin, Gang?
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 10:43am Joe McG:

Hey, Claw! Wakey wakey!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 10:43am Ken From Hyde Park:

Aha! Joe, you just want to be the first DJ of the week to air the 45s when Singles Going Steady Week begins. That's your motivation for moving to Monday mornings. (Overnight DJs not withstanding.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 10:44am common:

just woke up also, claw! good day
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 10:44am Joe McG:

@Ken: You guessed it, Ken! 'Morning, common!
  Thu. 9/10/15 10:45am Claw!:

Hey common! Buenos dias.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 10:45am ChrisB.:

This move to Mondays works for me. Nothing like Joe/Joe A-Go-go to start the week.
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 10:46am Marc Francis:

McGasko and Beelock back to back. I can dig it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 10:46am Ken From Hyde Park:

@Claw! Wow...that was some Labor Day, huh?
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 10:46am Joe McG:

@ChrisB: I don't know if I mentioned it, but I'm changing my show to an All Drone format. (J/K!)
  Thu. 9/10/15 10:47am Brendan:

Mondays will be transformed from a rut into a groove
  Thu. 9/10/15 10:48am Listener Alexandra:

You could have not made me happier, Joe. The best version of this song ever!
  Thu. 9/10/15 10:49am Nate K:

So Kimberley Rew wrote this, but the Soft Boys never recorded, yes?
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 10:49am Joe McG:

@Alex: :)!
  Thu. 9/10/15 10:50am Claw!:

Heh... yeah, Cken, I suppose it was! It was pretty great to get outta Dodge, though, even if it was only for a few days.
Hope you had a good Labor Day weekend yourself. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 10:50am Brian in UK:

Were The Rising Sons a short lived band with Ry Cooder and Taj Mahal. Any connection?
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 10:50am Joe McG:

@Nate: Yes, I think too poppy for the Softs. He saved 'em all for his solo albums and Katrina. @Brian: No connection!
  Thu. 9/10/15 10:51am Mark:

It's true, I was a quart low on Katrina and the Waves this morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 10:52am nickybones:

Whoa, this starts off just like Cuddly Toy...
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 10:52am Joe McG:

@nickyb: You're right!
  Thu. 9/10/15 10:52am Mark:

Ha! Wasn't Apollo 100 in "Boogie Nights" for a second? Over one of those montage sequences.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 10:53am common:

this record was always playing in my house when i was a kid, joe. thanks for the apollo! great record cover and guitar solo!
  Thu. 9/10/15 10:53am Brendan:

I can still see this yellow 45
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 10:54am melinda:

Mark it was. It's helping my morning, didn't know this was what I needed but it is.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 10:58am Joe McG:

Hi, melinda!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 10:58am Brian in UK:

Only in 1973 could lyrics like this appear.
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 11:00am pierre:

"It's ALMOST over" I don't like the sound of that…
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:00am Mark:

I knew this had to be them Lizards. Remember their version of "Money" was very popular, too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 11:01am coelacanth:

Mornin' Joe and noise surfers.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 11:01am Joe McG:

@pierre: My summertime blues, I mean!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 11:01am melinda:

This might be my favorite cover of Summertime Blues.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 11:02am Brian in UK:

Oh those flat estuary vowels.
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:02am Mark:

It seems to be impossible to do a bad version of this song, Melinda--The Who, Blue Cheer, Eddie Cochran himself--they're all great!
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:03am Listener Alexandra:

OMG. The video for this song was everything in 1981!
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 11:03am PKNY:

A non-ironic clicky-star for my boy Aldo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 11:03am Brian in UK:

Eddie Cochran was an exceptional talent.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 11:04am ChrisB.:

I've heard this song thousands of times, yet I would never be able to pull up Aldo Nova.
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:05am Claw!:

I need a fancy, sleek and angular red car to roll around on top of suggestively and whip my hair around STAT.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 11:06am common:

hee hee, just walked in the room and heard the end of the aldo nova. good stuff, joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 11:06am Polyus:

I believe Clay P. once opened for Aldo Nova.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 11:08am coelacanth:

whatever the paper says is good. weather good.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 11:09am Rich in Washington:

That Aldo Nova song takes me back to High School, right on the cusp of discovering weird music.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 11:10am Rev. Turnip Druid:

HOLY CRAP, how could I have missed the Aldo Nova tune?
...and what Rich in Washington said. Same.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 11:10am Rev. Turnip Druid:

The helicopters! The pew-pew!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 11:11am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe Bach is our dog's favourite composer.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 11:11am Rich in Washington:

I am surprised it was as late as '81. I have this false memory of having ditched our local classic rock station by then for something else. Guess not.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 11:15am Rev. Turnip Druid:

My mental flashback playlist always sequences Fantasy with Billy Thorpe's "children of the sun" -- must be the pew-pew.
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:15am KP:

Brooklyn
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 11:16am βrian:

I have a quadruple espresso in my hand. My attitude is about to change.
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:17am Claw!:

Was the move to Mondays your choice, Joe? Or was that a Ken thing?
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:18am KP:

Brooklyn
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:18am KP:

I am not getting through
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:19am KP:

to you
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:19am Mark:

Tell some more little green men stories, that was funny.
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:22am wild neil:

Its cool in the Buffalo NY region today.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 11:22am PKNY:

Props to whoever the drummer on this Ian Green track is!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 11:22am Cecile:

hola!
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 11:23am Rev. Turnip Druid:

CEE!
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:23am Claw!:

Hey Lady!
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 11:23am Joe McG:

@PKNY: You said it!
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:24am samertime:

this track is gold
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 11:26am Cecile:

well, I can see you transitioning pretty smoothly into mr. Belock. And Chris M's black metal-lish leanings complementing Diane
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 11:27am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

'Something's Gotten...' another I know only from 'Kicking Against the Pricks' - Nick Cave & Bad Seeds' great album of covers - & which I only hear the original Thx to FMU...
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:27am wild neil:

This song rules.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 11:29am Kurt Gottschalk:

woohoo!
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 11:32am Kelly Jones:

Good Morning Savior Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 11:32am Cecile:

I know where Syd Barrett lives.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 11:33am Joe McG:

Kelly Jones, you are my idol.
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 11:34am βrian:

Complementing? That's a lot of salvage yard in a short amount of time. Thank heavens for Charlie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 11:34am Brian in UK:

Joe, is this a new one from Martin Newell? Any verbals on it?
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:34am Brendan:

Always the summers are slipping away
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 11:35am Joe McG:

@Brian: Yes! Most of them are verbals. I love that, BTW, I'm using it from now on for songs with vocals.
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:38am Dean:

I am just now midway through Alistair MacLeod's short story, "The Closing Down of Summer."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 11:38am Cecile:

Brian, the more salvage yard the better! Let the war banners of me-TAL unfurl.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 11:39am Cecile:

and on Monday, the checked picnic cloths of country and folk may also unfurl.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 11:40am Cecile:

and the pit barbeque of Southern rock 'n' roll in all its variations let loose its tantalizing smells
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 11:42am βrian:

Too homogenous for me. All the banners are gray on gray.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 11:43am Cecile:

nah, it won't be. I think it will be great.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 11:43am Joe McG:

@Dean: I don't know it, but it sounds perfect for now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 11:45am Brian in UK:

Joe, it is Jac Holzman's birthday on 15th September. Just saying.
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:45am Tommy:

Finally someone on FMU played this unique Van Morrison piece
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 11:45am Cecile:

Coool!
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 11:46am Joe McG:

@Brian: Ha ha ha! @Tommy: Thanks for breaking my Van the Man jinx! Every time I play him, the comments board goes DEAD. But I love him.
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 11:46am βrian:

@Tommy: I was just thinking how odd it was that I liked something by Van. This is a first. Thanks, Joe.
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:47am Dean:

MacLeod was a writer from (and about) Nova Scotia, where his stories tend to take place. The stories are beautiful and painful at once. I was reminded of his work after Trouble recommended Jane Gardam. Based on that rec, I read a collection of her stories, and it occurred to me that she treated similar themes in similar ways.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 11:49am KP:

Resorting to the real computer. Ah, that's better.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 11:49am Listener Scott:

This is very Tim Buckley
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:50am Laura L:

When Ryley Walker played at Poisson Rouge a few weeks ago, he mentioned he's got a new album coming out soonish.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 11:50am V Priceless:

thanks Joe! Hear ya Monday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/10/15 11:51am Listener Scott:

Had to check that the 2015 release date for Ryley was accurate. Really liked that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 11:51am Brian in UK:

@Dean have you sampled Annie Proulx?
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:52am Laura L:

@Scott--it's a very good album--a keeper.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 11:53am Brian in UK:

Ryley Walker was playing a 1000 year old church in Guildford last week. Guess who missed him.
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:53am Dean:

@Brian in UK: I haven't, alas. Truly, I don't often have an opportunity to read for pleasure as I have lately. I regret not being able to read (and reread) the works of Anita Brookner, which I adore, or Henry James, for that matter. But I've managed to fit in some reading lately on the bus, on an airplane, etc.
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 11:55am βrian:

Annie won't further the illusion you're reading for pleasure, so don't worry. Oy. Great writer, though.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 11:55am KP:

See ya, Joe.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 11:55am Joe McG:

Thanks for listening and commenting, everyone! I hope some of you will follow me to Monday mornings. Have a great weekend and see you in 4 days!
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:56am John W:

Renee Armand and the Flying Lizards was an inspired pairing.
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:56am Brendan:

Im a thankin you Mr Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 11:56am Brian in UK:

He's a crazy in the coconut but we loves him. Cheers Joe.
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 11:57am βrian:

Busy Doing Nothing with Charlie.
Coming up: wfmu.org...
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:57am Dean:

@βrian: Well, if her surname is any indication -- How does one pronounce it? -- the rest must be tough going.
Avatar Thu. 9/10/15 11:58am βrian:

I think it's just "proo."
  Thu. 9/10/15 11:58am Claw!:

Thursdays have been great with you, Joe, but I look forward to kicking off the week with you! Have a good weekend.
Later, Kids!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 11:59am Greg from ZONE 5:

Thanks much, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 11:59am Stevel:

I will follow him: The Joe McG story.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 12:00pm bobdoesthings:

thanks joe!
  Fri. 9/11/15 12:27pm Steve:

Thanks for playing Aldo Nova and The Flying Lizards, Joe !
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