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Options February 19, 2009

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The Dirty Three  Better Go Home Now   Options The Dirty Three  Photobucket 
Beck  I Get Lonesome   Options One Foot in the Grave  Calvin Johnson of Beat Happening sings along 
Royal Trux  Back to School   Options Dogs of Love ep  Mike Fellows of Mighty Flashlight on drums 
Amanaz  I Am Very Far   Options Africa (Zambia, 1975)  Photobucket 
Baab Ceegur  Children's Song   Options unreleased  Chris Lichatz guitar, Matt Kennedy drums 
Bessie Banks  Go Now   Options    
Pizzicato Five  Magic Twin Candle Tale   Options Playboy and Playgirl  Photobucket 
Buddy Holly  Love is Strange   Options    
Music behind DJ:
Thelonius Monk 
Sweet and Lovely   Options Thelonius Monk Trio  Photobucket 
Eric Burdon and the Animals  I'm Dying (Or Am I?)   Options Love Is   
Love  Everybody's Gotta Live   Options Reel to Real  Photobucket 
Valorie Keys  Listen Here   Options Funk Soul Sisters (various artists)   
Blossom Dearie  Long Daddy Green   Options Blossom Dearie for Café Aprés-midi  Photobucket 
Richard Hell  Hey Sweetheart   Options Time   
The Action  Come Around   Options Rolled Gold   
Bamboo  Girl of the Seasons   Options Bamboo  Photobucket 
Chris Bell  There Was a Light   Options I Am the Cosmos   
Dog Faced Hermans  Beautiful   Options Every Day Timebomb   
Ann Coulter  Stammering   Options from April Winchell's blog  Photobucket 
Lisa Harris  Tendu 4/4 Tarantella   Options Apres le Plie   
Music behind DJ:
Peter Walker 
Morning Joy   Options Rainy Day Ragas  Photobucket 
Formerly Fat Harry  My Friend was a Pusher   Options Formerly Fat Harry   
First Aid Kit  Tiger Mountain Peasant Song   Options http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMrqBldlqzA  Photobucket 
Charlie Rich  Feel Like Going Home (demo)   Options Feel Like Going Home   
Cat Stevens  Kathmandu   Options Mona Bone Jakon  Photobucket 
COB (Clive's Original Band)  Oh Bright-Eyed One   Options Moyshe McStiff and the Tartan Lancers of the Sacred Heart   
Dolly Parton  My Blue Tears (demo)   Options Coat of Many Colors CD w. bonus tracks, RCA Victor Europe  Photobucket 
Rachel Unthank & the Winterset  Blackbird   Options The Bairns   
The Collins Kids  Bye Bye   Options Hop, Skip & Jump: 1955-1962  Photobucket 
Wrinkar Experience  Fuel for Love   Options EMI Super Hits (Vol. 2)   
Wendy Rene  Afer Laughter (Comes Tears)   Options    
Music behind DJ:
Thelonius Monk 
Monk's Dream   Options Thelonius Monk Trio  Photobucket 
Eddie Hinton  Something Heavy   Options Playin' Around: The Songwriter Sessions, Volume 2   
Morgan Mason Downs  Daffodil in a Can   Options Morgan Mason Downs  Photobucket 
The Famous Jug Band  God Knows   Options Chameleon   
The Old Limitations  Guabi Guabi   Options A Working Stiff Christmas: 15 Years at Springwater (comp)  Photobucket 
The Famous Jug Band  Deep Minor Rhythm   Options Chameleon   
Chris Darrow  Cocaine Lil   Options Artist Proof  Photobucket 
Bob Dylan & Ronnie Blakely  Never Let Me Go   Options Renaldo & Clara soundtrack   
Music behind DJ:
Thelonius Monk 
Bright Mississippi   Options Thelonius Monk Trio  Photobucket 
Meg Baird  Dear Companion   Options Dear Companion   
Ellen McIlwaine  Can't Find My Way Home   Options Honky Tonk Angel  Photobucket 
These Trails  Rapt Attention   Options These Trails   
Essra Mohawk (Sandy Hurwitz)  I'll Give it to You Anyway   Options Primordial Lovers  Photobucket 
Jeffrey Fredericks & the Clamtones  Singing to the Dentist   Options Spiders in the Moonlight  Jill Gross on lead vocals. Gross sang backup for Michael Hurley on his "Have Moicy" and "Snockgrass" albums. 
The Famous Jug Band  A Leaf Must Fall   Options Sunshine Possibilities  Photobucket 
Jim O'Rourke  Prelude to 110/220: Women of the World   Options Eureka  Photobucket 
Harpers Bizarre  Witchi Tai To   Options Feelin' Groovy: the Best of Harpers Bizarre   
Music behind DJ:
Thelonius Monk 
Bye-Ya   Options Thelonius Monk Trio   
Butch Willis and the Rocks  Kitty Cat   Options Repeats   
Butch Willis and the Rocks  The Girl's On My Mind   Options Repeats  Photobucket 
Elizabeth Butters  99 Year Blues   Options unreleased  Photobucket 
Elizabeth Cotten & Brenda Evans  Shake Sugaree   Options Shake Sugaree   
Bob Marley & the Wailers  It Hurts To Be Alone   Options The Wailing Wailers   
Townes Van Zandt  To Live is to Fly   Options Rear View Mirror  Photobucket 
The Rolling Stones  Loving Cup   Options Exile on Main Street   
Moondog  All is Loneliness   Options Moondog 2: Madrigals, Rounds & Canons  Photobucket 
Robert Wyatt  Shipbuilding   Options Nothing Can Stop Us   
The Raincoats  In Love   Options The Raincoats  Photobucket 
Neil Young  Lost in Space   Options Hawks & Doves   
Music behind DJ:
Area Code 615 
I've Been Loving You Too Long   Options A Trip in the Country  Photobucket 
Fred Neil  Badi-Da   Options Fred Neil   
Hoyt Axton  Revelations   Options My Griffin is Gone  Photobucket 
The Youngbloods  Sunshine   Options Elephant Mountain   
Sir Douglas Quintet  Monterey Sun   Options 1+1+1=4   
Sir Douglas Quintet  A Nice Song   Options 1+1+1=4  Photobucket 
Mickey Jupp's Band  Another Guy   Options Legend   
The Beach Boys  Busy Doin' Nothin'   Options Friends  Photobucket 
The Jaggerz  The Rapper   Options We Went to Different Schools Together   
The Mamas & the Papas  Snow Queen of Texas   Options People Like Us  Photobucket 
The Pretty Things  What's the Use?   Options Parachute   
West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band  High Coin   Options    
Music behind DJ:
Thelonius Monk 
Blue Bolivar Blues   Options Thelonius Monk Trio  Photobucket 

Listener comments!

  Thu. 2/19/09 2:02am Betsy:

  Thu. 2/19/09 2:02am Joe:

Well... aren't you organized! Cool playlist - good luck and welcome!
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:04am Betsy:

Hey Joe! Thanks.
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:10am Dan:

Just tuned in. Late. Damn. I'll play the whole thing back out of archives later. Totally sweet. It's hot as hell in Vietnam.
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:11am Betsy:

Welcome Dan! Are you really in da 'Nam?
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:12am Dan:

Indeed. When did this show start?
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:13am Joe:

... are you a Lieutenant?
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:16am Betsy:

Hi, it just started a few minutes ago.
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:17am Dan:

I just figured that out. Far out. We're live!
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:20am Derek Dub:

Hi Betsy, this is very good
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:22am Betsy:

Hey thanks Derek!
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:22am tullius:

hi betsy-

what's the very cool sweet fuzzy tune before Better Go Home Now?
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:24am Betsy:

Zambian group called Amanaz - that recording was originally from 1975. Reissue was on a German label called Shadoks.
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:26am tullius:

Thanks. Out of order with the pl, then? Very cool stuff nonetheless..
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:30am Derek Dub:

Betsy, turn up your mike
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:31am tullius:

Or key down the background a bit..
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:32am Rick:

Hey, great songs. You should pod down that bed music a little - having trouble hearing you.

Is it 'pod' or 'pot'?

You rock
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:33am Betsy:

Aaahhh! I just talked! Ok thanks for the notes about the bed music being too loud.
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:35am Rick:

'pod' or 'pot', Betsy?
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:38am Betsy:

Oh hey Tullius, yeah the tune before Bessie Banks was by a group from Boston called "Baab Ceegur". They are friends and I don't think they've put any recordings out.
Rick: I say music "bed" but I would also go with pod OR pot! Excellent choices all.
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:41am Rick:

I hear FMU dj's talking about 'podding' up/down various things. Can never tell if they're saying 'pod' or 'pot'. Anybody on the board know the answer to this?

Anyway, this is a great show. Instant fan, Betsy. Even your name is cool.
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:41am Betsy:

Hey thanks Rick!

Tullius: check this out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XUgPoNmyJU
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:44am Derek Dub:

not sure , ...a pan pot is a knob, as in knob twiddler , so maybe pot? either way Betsy your on it
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:45am tullius:

ha, great Tubin' Betsy, thanks. Now I won't forget that song.

Also, I think it's "pad"...
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:47am Rick:

Thanks for that - bet you're right, Derek.
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:49am Art Lessing (Dan):

this set has made my whole night!!!
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:50am Betsy:

Oh man, that's so nice to hear! Muchos thank ya.
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:52am Rick:

I second Art - insomnia has never sounded so good.
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:52am Scott:

hey! nice job. (I sent you an email.)
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:53am Art Lessing (Dan):

  Thu. 2/19/09 2:53am Derek Dub:

Rick , I think tullius has it, Betsy does for sure !
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:54am Betsy:

Got it, Scott. THANKS.
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:55am Joe:

This is a great fill-in. Like, Steve Krinsky good.
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:56am Joe:

With less Cumbia, of course.
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:57am Betsy:

Who's Steve Krinsky? Also thank you!!!
  Thu. 2/19/09 2:58am Rick:

Wait, is this a fill-in show? If so, Betsy needs her own show. Seriously, this is good stuff. Thanks, Betsy.
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:00am Rick:

Krinsky playlists:
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:00am Joe:

Steve Krinsky is the king of the fill-ins! Also, he's a guy whose name is fun to say.
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:00am Joe:

Betsy Nichols is a pretty fun name to say too, don't get me wrong.
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:01am Betsy:

Yes I am filling in for Night People. I'll check out Krinsky's playlists
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:05am Rick:

Love the show, Betsy. Please fill in more - or get your own show.
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:07am DErek Dub:

perfect , no need for pod/pot/padding!
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:07am Rick:

The Bamboo dude in the hat looks like he's trying to be Dickie Betts, circa 1969.
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:08am Rick:

Wait, is he Dickie Betts?
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:09am Derek Dub:

he wishes
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:10am Betsy:

Ha! I love that album, and the cover photo cracks me up EVERY time I see it.
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:10am Rick:

Man, that's some shot of Cat Stevens. Seriously, Cat. Put that leg down.
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:12am Rick:

Who knew Cat had such a huge box?
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:12am lisa p.:

hi betsy! color me smitten <333
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:13am Betsy:

Hi Lisa! Thanks and welcome.
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:16am Betsy:

Yeah, Cat really makes that peace sign count.

The YouTube link I put next to this track (First Aid Kit) is a better recording than the one I just played...
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:19am Rick:

Baab Ceegur/Buddy Holly/Monk/Ann Coulter Stammering/First Aid Kit/Charlie Rich. This is flat-out inspired. Betsy, are you gunning for your own show at FMU? Seriously, you rock!
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:20am b.:

just got here and looking at some of the earlier songs i wish i had been here earlier
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:21am Betsy:

Hey thanks Rick! Yes I would love to have a show at some point. Right now I'm volunteering and learning about the station.

Hi b! Welcome.
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:22am b.:

elizabeth cotten, charlie rich, busy doin nothin, very nice
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:23am Rick:

My next donation to FMU will include a request for Betsy Nichols to be given her own show. And my donations are HUGE! Well, not really huge, really. I'm no Lorrie from Miami. But I give. I do give.
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:29am Betsy:

Ha! Well shucks, thanks. Nice to have moderately well-heeled listeners.
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:30am tullius:

with Dolly, that sounds like Doc Watson a bit on the acco, the accomp, the accompan... uh, the guitar.
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:34am Betsy:

Oh I thought it was Dolly herself on the gee-tar! Not sure.
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:35am tullius:

You might be right.
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:36am ?:

Er, moderately in extremis.

Have to sleep, else work's gonna kick my ass tomorrow. Just want to say, this is epic radio - thanks for fun and great music. Clearly, you have several fans already. I'm one. Looking forwrad to hearing your shows in the future.

Keeping you on through the night. Here's to a Betsy Nichols show on FMU.
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:38am Betsy:

Thank you mysterious question mark individual!!! Sleep tight.
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:41am Alex:

Choice cuts / thanks for the vibes
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:47am Betsy:

Hi Alex!
  Thu. 2/19/09 3:49am tullius:

wonder if Dan Auerbach listened to Hinton's tune before he wrote Heavy Soul..
  Thu. 2/19/09 4:42am mike tp:

good morning all hi betsy cant wait to listen to the show later today. great playlist. up my alley. off to the shower and work.
  Thu. 2/19/09 4:47am Betsy:

hey Mike, thanks! I hope you enjoy it later, good luck with work.
  Thu. 2/19/09 5:12am (mta) Tony:

Agreeing with everyone tonight who's spoken out about your great show, Betsy. One of the best I've heard in a while. Tuning in late (but actually only by a few minutes), I saw the entire playlist posted so I said to myself, "Oh man, this show's over; I wish I tuned-in sooner to catch it from the beginning..." then I noticed you were playing songs from the top of the list, SO MY WISH CAME TRUE IMMEDIATELY AFTER MAKING IT! I'll have to check the archives to see if you have previous shows for us. If so, I'll definitely check them out, too. You made a lot of folks happy this evening, Betsy. Much appreciated. Great taste.
  Thu. 2/19/09 5:16am Betsy:

Hey wow that's so nice, thanks Tonyyyyy!!!!!!!!
  Thu. 2/19/09 5:20am (mta) Tony:

I just bought that Raincoats CD only last week. What a coincidence. Like I said, you've got good taste. Tell me, Betsy, do you have archived shows available?
  Thu. 2/19/09 5:21am Betsy:

Hi, this is my first archived show (I did a one hour show in December but I don't know that it is archived). Yeah the Raincoats rule!
  Thu. 2/19/09 5:24am tombom:

http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/29626 here it is. cool show
  Thu. 2/19/09 5:24am hawkwind:

you did good
  Thu. 2/19/09 5:27am Betsy:

Thanks Hawkwind.I will give your regards to Spirit and Mountain! ;)
  Thu. 2/19/09 5:30am (mta) Tony:

You've gained a lot of new listeners tonight, Betsy. I'm happy for you. I'll be proud to say I was with you from the beginning (almost). Thanx tombom.
  Thu. 2/19/09 5:31am hawkiwnd:

usually it's bill kelly, but i'm doing a time course this evening. don't change. i have memorised all spirit and mountain? i can play it in my brain whenevr i need it
  Thu. 2/19/09 5:33am claire:



  Thu. 2/19/09 5:35am Betsy:

Ha! I'll try to play some stuff that's not in your brain's jukebox yet,
  Thu. 2/19/09 5:36am claire:

) ' :
  Thu. 2/19/09 5:37am Betsy:

Hi Claire! Hey I'm getting into Pizzicato 5, just kind of discovered 'em. They're so fashionable and bubblegummy! I don't have time to get another one in, SORRY, but what do you like of theirs?
  Thu. 2/19/09 5:39am Mike:

Really glad you played Jim O'Rourke!
  Thu. 2/19/09 5:40am claire:

basically everything
actually i got to listening this radio because it seemed so weird for me that some radio had them

my favorite album is The Sound of Music by Pizzicato Five (: you should hear it
  Thu. 2/19/09 5:41am hawkwind:

thanks. my version of hell is to listen to the same song over and over. you have surprised me
  Thu. 2/19/09 5:44am Betsy:

Hi Mike, yeah I love Jim O'Rourke!
Claire, THANKS. I will definitely listen to The Sound of Music. Glad I surprised you Hawkwind.
  Thu. 2/19/09 5:56am hawkwind:

thank you
  Thu. 2/19/09 6:06am Betsy:

Thank you! good times.
  Thu. 2/19/09 10:22am trent:

this was a great one to drift in and out of consciousness to.
  Thu. 2/19/09 11:25am Peter Thompson:

Thanks for the Eddie Hinton play..
  Thu. 2/19/09 11:55am meadows:

can't wait to listen to this. woot!
  Mon. 2/23/09 2:02pm Thomas:

Great show, Betsy!

I finally listened to the archive. What is your WFMU e-mail address again?

  Fri. 2/27/09 8:28pm Betsy:

Hi Thomas! Sorry I just saw this. My email is betsy27@wfmu.org
  Tue. 7/7/09 8:48am John Bobin:

Good to see Legend (Mickey Jupp's band) is still being played. I played bass on two of Legend's singles and three ablums. (The latest was only released this year: Never too old to Rock.)
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