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March 28, 2008 Options
Cachao, el rey de los reyes del Mambo
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Artist Selection Album    (Label / Recording date)
Theme Music:
Sarah Webster Fabio 
Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues   Options Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues
(Folkways 1976)
ECD  In Tempo   Options Major Force: The Original Art-Form
(Mo Wax 1990)

King Solomon Hill 

Down on My Bended Knee
(Listen: )
Backwoods Blues
(Document 1932)
Chicken Wilson & Skeeter Hinton  Myrtle Avenue Stomp   Options East Coast Blues
(Yazoo 1928)

CNA   Options Prowling With the Nighthawk
(Document 1937)
Willie Williams & Group  Biting Spider   Options Virginia Traditions
(Blue Ridge Institute 1936)
Robert Dennis  Early One Foggy Morning   Options Drop on Down in Florida:
Recent Field Recordings of Afro-American
Traditional Music

(Florida Folklife 1980)

Talkover Music:
James Moody 
The Teachers   Options The Tears of Things
(Perception 1970)

Agostinho Dos Santos 

Não Digo
(Listen: )

Agostinho Dos

(Polydor 1958)
Maria Bethania  Borandá   Options Edu & Bethania
(Elenco 1966)
Sérgio Sampaio  A Luz e A Semente   Options Tem Que Acontecer
(Continental 1976)
Bango  Marta, Zeca, O Padre, O Prefeito
O Doctor E Eu   Options
(Shadoks 1970)
Alcides Neves  Desencontro das Aguas   Options Tempo de Fratura
(Independent 1979)

Talkover Music:
Nicola Conte 
Forma 2000   Options Bossa Per Due
(ESL 2000)


Wanyama Na Mapambazuko
(Listen: )
(Shadoks 1972)
Ranmadou  Track #1   Options 1971 Summer
(?? 1971)

The Fujii & Fumica
Como   Options We Pray the Brooze
(Gramophone 2004)
Brush  Tilanga   Options Brush?!
(Shadoks 1971)

Talkover Music:
The Steps 
Babendi Bendi   Options Krontjong Warna-Warni
(Time Stereo 1960s)

Antonio Arcaño y Sus Maravillas 

Arcaño y Su Neuvo Ritmo
(Listen: )
Danzón Mambo
(Tumbao 1944)
Cachao y Su Ritmo Caliente  Descarga Cubana   Options From Havana to New York
(Caney 1957)
Cachao y Su Ritmo Caliente  Pa-Pa Bajo   Options

From Havana to
New York

(Caney 1961)
Cachao y Su Conjunto  Cachao te Pone a Bailar   Options Descarga Guajira
(Caney early 1960s)
Carlos "Patato" Valdés & Eugenio "Totico" Arango  Dilo Como Yo   Options Patato y Totico
(Verve 1968)

Talkover Music:
Jack Costanzo 
Bajo Numero Uno   Options Latin Fever
(Liberty 1958)

Bebo Valdés Trio 

(Listen: )
El Arte del Sabor
(Blue Note 2004)
Blue Charlie (Morris)  I'm Gonna Kill That Hen   Options Wild Cherry: Leroy Washington
(Flyright 1950s)

Hold Me Baby   Options Open Up Baby
( 1966)
Bo Diddley  Prisoner of Love   Options Bo Diddley Is a Gunslinger
(Checker 1961)
"Lost" John Hunter & the Blind Bats  Schoolboy   Options Sun Records: The Blues Years 1950-1958
(Charly 1950)
Jelly Roll Kings  Road of Love   Options Rockin' the Juke Joint Down
(Earwig 1979)

Closing Theme:
John Lee Hooker 
Stand By   Options I Feel Good
(Jewel 1971)

Listener comments!

  Fri. 3/28/08 9:32am Cubicle Carl:

Are we in a half hour time warp or is it just me?
  Fri. 3/28/08 9:34am Paul Sherratt:


All will be explained ... !
  Fri. 3/28/08 9:34am Doug:

G'morning everyone. We are starting a half hour late today so that JM IN THE AM, the show that precedes this one (on the radio broadcast, not the Web stream) could run long to finish its fundraiser. (They did three days of fundraising this week because the host, Nachum Segal's father died during our marathon three weeks ago.) Thanks for your patience!
  Fri. 3/28/08 9:36am Parq:

Give the Jewish dude some. Congrats to Nach and his bunch for their amazing (as usual) performance.
  Fri. 3/28/08 9:44am Bill:

I tuned in late today. I thought you were just waiting for me.
  Fri. 3/28/08 10:01am Cecile:

Give my condolences to Nach. I am so sorry about his father.
  Fri. 3/28/08 10:14am Brian Sanders:

Congratulations & condolences seem to be the order of the day. Was it ever thus. Hey Doug, the sun has just come out, your magic is working.
  Fri. 3/28/08 10:14am Carmichael:

West Coast in the house. Good morning, everyone. And my sincere condolences to Mr. Segal.
  Fri. 3/28/08 10:17am Syd:

Anyone going to the Desencontro das Aguas show? I'm not.
  Fri. 3/28/08 10:23am Pamela:

I thought they were just playing one of the best parts of the fundraiser. Unbelievable amount. My condolences to Nachum on his loss.
  Fri. 3/28/08 10:35am carmichael:

African prog rock. This stuff is pretty cool. Thanks, Doug!
  Fri. 3/28/08 10:37am Doug:

Actually, it's African prog rock from Japan, making it even cooler.
  Fri. 3/28/08 10:37am Cecile:

I love it. These bands appear to have experienced the mindbending powers of Blue Cheer.
  Fri. 3/28/08 10:40am Hugo:

Doug doing (japanese?) prog, wow! Well, it's free form, innit?

And a tip of the hat to the JM in the AM crew, doing their considerable bit to keep the free form enterprise going for another year!
  Fri. 3/28/08 10:45am Dickdong (UK):

Fuji came to my village shop and lost a filling eating a toffee. We had all hell on to get him fixed up with a dentist. Turned out ok.
I've now moved on to a different shop selling art materials.
  Fri. 3/28/08 10:46am XNet:

Does this mean with JM in the AM's money WFMU could still reach the $1 Million?
  Fri. 3/28/08 10:47am Cecile:

Xnet: they easily did. They were only $19,000 short w/o JM. They passed it!
  Fri. 3/28/08 10:48am Carmichael:

Cha-ching! My radio never tasted so good.
  Fri. 3/28/08 10:57am osmutante:

Always gray and moist here in Scotland, sadly.
  Fri. 3/28/08 10:57am Parq:

Today *alone*, Machem & Co. did well over $50 grand.
  Fri. 3/28/08 10:57am XNet:

Glad to hear that!
  Fri. 3/28/08 11:00am Parq:

Ah, the Cachao segment at last!
  Fri. 3/28/08 11:07am Paul Sherratt:


The other Fujii, Paul Shearsmith, was the architect for an extension to a local high school ( Nantwich, S. Cheshire, UK ) I wonder if that was when his interest in playing gas-main pipes first started ?
  Fri. 3/28/08 11:20am spaniel:

wow this last Cachao song is really brightening up my day (Cachao to Pone a Bailar). sounds like it could and should keep going indefinitely.
  Fri. 3/28/08 11:22am mo from manhattan:

hey doug,
cachao'ing down over here to these might grooves. fantastic blog post, btw.
mo from manhattan
  Fri. 3/28/08 11:24am Dickdong:

Paul Skerrett. I've known Paul since 1965 when we were in Leeds as students. See the Echo City website to see what he's done since then. With his abiding interest in 'found' instruments, I have no doubt that seeing large yellow pipes on building sites would have cause him great excitement.
  Fri. 3/28/08 11:26am Dickdong:

Paul Sherratt . Apologies, In my excitement I misspelt you.
  Fri. 3/28/08 11:51am Wes:

If anyone wants to hear a bunch of whiteboys absolutely NAIL the style that Bo Diddley just layed down with "Prisoner of Love" -- look no further than the new album from Th' Legendary Shack Shakers. Better yet, go see 'em in concert, but bring a tarp. Colonel JD fires snotrockets.
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