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Options July 23, 2009: Sun, Sunny, Sunshine!

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Artist Track Album Comments Approx. start time
Bert Lown  Here Comes the Sun   Options A Bunch of 78's    0:00:00 ()
Jimmie Davis  You are my Sunshine   Options Decca Country Classics- 1934-1973 (Disc 1)    0:02:20 ()
Billy Merrin & His Commanders  We'll Make Hay While The Sun Shines   Options Pennies from Heaven    0:05:04 ()
Chuck Wagon Gang  After the Sunrise   Options The History of Country & Western Music Vol. 7    0:07:47 ()
Charlie Poole  Sweet Sunny South   Options Old Time Songs from 1925-30    0:10:34 ()
Boswell Sisters  Put That Sun Back in the Sky   Options Alternate Takes and Rarities    0:13:22 ()
Carter Family  Keep on the Sunny Side   Options In the Shadow of Clinch Mountain    0:16:43 ()
John Denver  Sunshine on my Shoulder   Options Top 100 1974    0:19:27 ()
Bill Haley and the Saddlemen  Sundown Boogie   Options Rock the Joint! [Essex Recordings 1951-1954]    0:22:50 ()
Music behind DJ:
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Beach     field recording  0:27:48 ()
They Might Be Giants  Why Does the Sun Shine? (The Sun Is a Mass of Incandescent Gas)   Options Why Does the Sun Shine?    0:28:24 ()
Violent Femmes  Blister in the Sun   Options Violent Femmes    0:30:36 ()
The Pogues  The Sunnyside of the Street   Options Hell's Ditch    0:32:40 ()
X  Under the Big Black Sun   Options Under the Big Black Sun    0:35:31 ()
Pavement  It's a Rainy Day, Sunshine Girl   Options Brighten the Corners: Nicene Creedence Edition    0:38:49 ()
The Soundtrack of Our Lives  Jehova Sunrise   Options Who Will Buy These Wonderful Evils    0:41:51 ()
Fleet Foxes  Sun it Rises   Options Fleet Foxes    0:46:09 ()
Iron and Wine  Sunset Soon Forgotten   Options Our Endless Numbered Days    0:49:23 ()
Marine Girls  A Place in the Sun   Options Lazy Ways/Beach Party    0:52:40 ()
Bjork  Sun in My Mouth   Options Vespertine    0:55:08 ()
The Vaselines  Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam   Options The Way of the Vaselines: A Complete History    0:57:48 ()
Sonic Youth  Plastic Sun   Options Murray Street    1:01:13 ()
Music behind DJ:
Sounds of the Point Pleasant Beach Boardwalk     field recording  1:07:38 ()
Pink Floyd  Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun   Options Crazy Diamond    1:08:16 ()
(Wally Tax &) The Outsiders  Sun's Going Down   Options     1:12:13 ()
The Turtles  A Walk in the Sun   Options     1:14:54 ()
The Kinks  Sunny Afternoon   Options The Singles Collection    1:17:02 ()
Charles Kingsley Creation  Summer without Sun   Options RGM Rarities    1:20:29 ()
Lesley Gore  Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows   Options Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows    1:23:42 ()
Tommy Edwards w/ Leroy Holmes  Please Mr. Sun   Options     1:25:19 ()
Gale Garnett  We'll Sing in the Sunshine   Options AM Gold 1964    1:27:40 ()
The Beatles  Good Day Sunshine   Options Revolver    1:30:38 ()
Gerry & The Pacemakers  Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying   Options Top 100 1964    1:32:44 ()
Bill Withers  Ain't No Sunshine   Options Top 100 1971    1:35:25 ()
Dusty Springfield  Sunny   Options The Look of Love    1:37:21 ()
Tiny Tim  Livin' in the Sunlight, Lovin' in the Moonlight   Options     1:39:12 ()
Long John Baldry  Sunshine of Your Love   Options Golden Hour of Long John Baldry    1:41:18 ()
Ella Firtzgerald  Sunshine of Your Love   Options Mojo Club Vol. 5    1:44:22 ()
Nina Simone  Here Comes the Sun   Options Nina Simone Anthology    1:47:36 ()
Mel Torme  Sunshine Superman   Options On the Rocks: Part 1    1:51:11 ()
Music behind DJ:
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Beach     field recording  1:54:02 ()
Dead Can Dance  Black Sun   Options Aion    2:01:27 ()
Felt  Sunlight Bathed the Golden Glow   Options Gold Mine Trash    2:06:07 ()
Stereolab  Cellulose Sunshine   Options Chemical Chords    2:09:18 ()
Lush  Sunbathing   Options Gala    2:11:45 ()
Luna  Ride Into the Sun   Options Lunafied    2:14:59 ()
Belle & Sebastian  Asleep on a Sunbeam   Options Dear Catastrophe Waitress    2:20:35 ()
Mogwai  The Sun Smells too Loud   Options The Hawk is Howling    2:23:57 ()
Robyn Hitchcock & the Venus 3  Underground Sun   Options Ole! Tarantula    2:30:56 ()
The Stranglers  Always the Sun   Options Greatest Hits 1977-1990    2:34:50 ()
Dean & Britta  The Sun is Still Sunny   Options Back Numbers    2:39:45 ()
The Chameleons  Prisoners of the Sun   Options The Fan and the Bellows    2:44:12 ()
Music behind DJ:
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Boardwalk     field recording  2:51:27 ()
The Brady Bunch  Sunshine Day   Options   YouTube Clip  2:51:51 ()

Listener comments!

  Thu. 7/23/09 6:06am dogboy:

morning meg ....loving the tune ...makes me want some mustard
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:07am Meghan:

Morning Dogboy! the real question, is what kind of mustard.....
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:09am dogboy:

pass the grey popne please ....lol
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:09am Chuck:

As long as it isn't the yellow stuff I'm good...
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:10am Meghan:

very true! Jeff loves the Yellow stuff..... gimme the good stuff please
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:10am pauldepiperssoninberlin:

country is so sooper kool und lustig oder. vielen frauen hier hat die richtige kopfen fur country please god.
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:11am Meghan:

Gott Sie Danke, ja?
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:12am Chuck:

Yeah, the yellow junk is like "bleached mustard"... ICK!
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:14am pauldepiperssoninberlin:

ja total klar. gott ist die neue schwarz. ein farben mit ein sooper unterschied. total klasse leidenschaft.
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:15am Meghan:

ist die neue schwarz..... hehe.... sehr gut!
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:17am dogboy:

i sometimes squirt the yellow stuff on my nude body ........while running thru the wood ....speak english you godam immagrint
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:19am Meghan:

hmmmmm i am afraid of where dogboy is running through the woods.....
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:20am Chuck:

That's more personal info than anybody cares for this early, dogboy... Ah, I was wondering if you were gonna play a version of this, Meg...
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:21am Meghan:

it's always a question of WHICH version.... there are sooooo many! I could have done a show of just that song...
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:22am Chuck:

I know! Amazing isn't it... Can't believe you're playing JD!!!
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:23am pauladepipersdaughterinparis:

meine bruder ist nutzoid.dogboy hat kein toleranz fur seine weisse pheloman. er ist weisse trash oder das ich habe dafur gehort. denver ist total wahnsinn crazy. die deutsche volk liebt little feat oder gram parsons. unsere beruhmte folkzene ist ausgezeichnet und shyza zusammen.
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:28am dogboy:

im loving this rainy day music....
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:29am dogboy:

john denver rules
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:30am Chuck:

Ironic that you're doing this show on such a cloudy day... No accounting for the weather though...
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:31am Meghan:

Well, let's just hope it works and pulls out the sun! Stupid weather...
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:32am dogboy:

all of these are great songs to wake up to.....i love it
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:33am pauldepiperssonsvaterintheruhr:

they might be giants sind total shyza noch, mein gott die ersten first violent femmes album. ein blast von mein geschichte past.
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:33am dogboy:

violent femmes ...nice
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:34am Meghan:

Awww danke! Ich auch! (PS, meine Deutsche is nicht gut.... entschuligung)
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:35am Chuck:

Yuppers, dogboy! Just a long as it doesn't rain... I've got to go to CT later today to pick up plaster originals for molding...
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:35am dogboy:

play sonny boy by al jolson......wrong sun huh??
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:36am dogboy:

i live in ct .....its cloudy here
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:36am pauldepiperssonperilouslyclosetomeltdown:

traditional irish musik von der schones grunes island please god. deine deutsche sprach ist total fliesend.(wunderbar). ein kuss zu dir
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:38am dogboy:

its suppose to rain later here like 4 pm
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:39am Meghan:

Ye, wrong sun.... but there is a lot of good here...

Awesome Chuck for the job! Mold mold mold!

Ich gelernt Deutsche in die schule 15 jahren.....(ago don't know that word in german)
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:40am Chuck:

Crap! I'm supposed to be there at 3... Hope it holds off until I leave, dogboy...
You'll never guess who called me last week, Meghan...
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:41am dogboy:

someday the sun wont shine for you ...by jethro tull on the album this was ...
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:42am Meghan:

Oh God.... who called! Gossip.... love it.....
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:43am Chuck:

Audrey Flack!!! She's got work for me!
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:45am Meghan:

OMG..... scary! she still has money to make work? Just make sure she doesn't beat you with a stick like she did with Jay!
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:47am Chuck:

On the phone it sounds like she's mellowed cuz she's getting old... I'll be able to handle her...
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:48am Meghan:

Nice... I still love that story about Jay though... it makes me giggle just thinking about it. He totally deserves to be whacked with the stick....
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:50am Chuck:

Yeah! Him and his buddy Keropian... HA HA!
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:55am Chuck:

I will have to go to LI to get Audrey's piece though... I may have to make it a point to take a spin through NJ since I'm down that way... I'll let you know when...
  Thu. 7/23/09 6:56am Meghan:

Definitely! That would be great!
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:03am Chuck:

Haven't seen my nephew and sisters in a while either... They are in East Rutherford and Garfield..
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:04am messica:

good song, yay sonic youth!
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:08am Chuck:

Were you gonna do "Always the Sun" by the Stranglers? 80s, baby! Gotta do Bullet Lavolta for a Boston show...
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:10am Meghan:

Yep, I am trying to find some Bullet Lavolta.... we had it on cassette, but Jeff gave away all our cassettes since we had nothing to play them on....
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:12am Chuck:

I've got a couple of their songs... I'll zap them over to you...
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:15am Meghan:

That would be great..... I am gonna look here too, hopefully I will find something!
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:24am Chuck:

Whoa! What's up with the machinery?
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:24am Meghan:

??? why what you hear?
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:28am Chuck:

Skipping! Could be the audio stream though... There are 3 Bullet Lavolta songs being transmitted to you right now, which may also be the cause...
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:28am Meghan:

That must be why.... it wasn't doing it here...
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:34am Chuck:

You have Bullet Lavolta in your email inbox now... And no more skipping, OMG that's annoying!
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:36am Jeff:

Great show today, but it's lonely without B-man. I really hope this brings the sun out, since Chris is on his way over for an epic ride today.

By the way, Yellow Mustard Rulez, it's been more than 15 years since you took German, the other Bullet Lavolta album I was looking for was "The Gun didn't Know I was Loaded", and I haven't heard any skipping here.
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:36am Meghan:

thanks Chuck! no more skipping!
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:37am Meghan:

Ladies and Gentlemen.... Jeff is awake and catching us all up! Thanks Jeff! Bosco is sleeping... it's so cute
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:39am wha?:

I've been meaning to say, this reminds me of KBC Radio. Anyone out there remember KBC on WFMU?
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:40am Jeff:

Hey, I've been awake since 5:30. I've just been enjoying lying in bed on this beautiful morning.
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:41am Chuck:

Morning Jeff! Yeah, some stuff is hard to find these days.. Especially on CD...
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:46am Meghan:

You mean Bitslap with KBC, correct? I see the archives and they are recent, but I don't see when it's on.....
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:48am Jeff:

Here it comes... I can feel it! I thought we might get it with Keep On THe Sunny Side, but that's too obvious. THis is way better!
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:49am Meghan:

Just a twofer today.... I had so many last week, i figure i would give you all a break! hehe
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:50am Jeff:

Doh! you fooled me.
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:51am Chuck:

Can't have everything, Jeff...
  Thu. 7/23/09 7:54am Chuck:

Ha! I've heard this version before on VKR... Terrific!
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:01am wha?:

Huh. I wonder if it's the same KBC.
The KBC I was thinking of hasn't been on since mid-nineties. But I see the recent archives you're talking about. I also can't tell when the show is from the schedule.
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:04am Meghan:

Yeah i am not sure either.... i was trying to see if anything else popped up from it too. I am curious to what you are talking about though! Let me know if you find it! send me a link- underwater@wfmu.org
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:05am Chuck:

Ah, another song on the list that I totally zoned on and forgot to send you... Seems you're doing well without my input though...
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:06am wha?:

What kind of Boston bands are you looking for?

Two that come to mind are Babaloo and the Velcro Peasants. No reason for you to have heard of the 'Peasants, though. I'd be really surprised if you found a VP CD in the record library.
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:06am Meghan:

hehe, thanks Chuck! There are so many songs.... really had to pick out what I wanted...
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:08am Meghan:

Looking for any Boston Based bands really. I will look for those two. You might be amazed at what I can find sometimes. Hell, I am amazed at what I find!
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:10am Chuck:

Just as well... My list had over 250 songs on it! Talk about decision overload!
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:11am Meghan:

HA! Yup!
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:16am Chuck:

It gets scarier! My initial list had over 630 songs... I chopped it down by excluding the words Sundown and Sunrise for starters...
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:17am wha?:

Great idea for a theme, by the way. You have a million bands to choose from. Of course, you might go crazy trying to choose.

The KBC Radio show appeared to be well-established when I started listening in '94. He also played on a theme most weeks. I vaguely remember some of the themes being pretty off-the-wall. The holiday themed shows were pretty memorable. I'd like to say it was a staple of my WFMU diet, though I didn't get to listen every week.

Then one day the show was just gone. I think archived playlists hung around for a few years (though maybe I'm wishfully mis-remembering this), but now there doesn't seem to be any evidence of the show from that time. I might have an old LCD with a program schedule packed away somewhere. (I've moved 4 times since then.)
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:18am Ken From Hyde Park:

These theme shows are cool. I just made the connection ... The show's title says theme park and each week has a theme. Clever. If you wanted to spice things up a bit today, I guess there's "Flight of Icarus" by Iron Maiden.
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:18am wha?:

Great idea for a theme, by the way. You have a million bands to choose from. Of course, you might go crazy trying to choose.

The KBC Radio show appeared to be well-established when I started listening in '94. He also played on a theme most weeks. I vaguely remember some of the themes being pretty off-the-wall, and they were not always stated explicitly. The holiday themed shows were pretty memorable. I'd like to say it was a staple of my WFMU diet, though I didn't get to listen every week.

Then one day the show was just gone. I think archived playlists hung around for a few years (though maybe I'm wishfully mis-remembering this), but now there doesn't seem to be any evidence of the show from that time. I might have an old LCD with a program schedule packed away somewhere. (I've moved 4 times since then.)
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:19am Meghan:

Hmmm, I am going to investigate now.... I am extremely curious....

Wow, If I threw in songs about flying up to the sun and my wings melting.... hehe. Glad to see you Ken!
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:21am pauldepiperssoninberlin:

danke thank you fur for playing spielen luna. nice, very nice.
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:22am Meghan:

Ich Liebe Luna! Und Galaxy 500
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:24am ec:

Cheers for the Felt song a few minutes ago - one of the most underrated bands ever.
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:25am PMD:

Hi - listening in at work (in early). Love your shows!
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:26am Meghan:

i originally picked up that album because of Primitive Painters... and fell in love with the album. They really are wonderful. Morning PMD! Glad you joined us!
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:34am pauldepiperssoninberlin:

only now do i see the sun theme going on. im still drunk from the night before. would sun ra be classed as acceptable. the flaming lips - felt good to burn but dont listen zu mich. great choices
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:34am soapdish:

Late to the party. you looking to do a boston show?
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:35am Chuck:

Cool! Robyn's always fun... Did you get to check him out in person when he was there at FMU?
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:35am Meghan:

Yep! Next week, all Boston based bands! you got requests?!
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:36am ?:

How about Boston?
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:36am ec:

How about some Boston!
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:36am Meghan:

I wish I did, but i had met him in Chicago outside the venue after seeing him. it was great. It was for the Respect album
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:38am Meghan:

Yep, Boston is a Boston band.... let's think of some others too....
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:39am Chuck:

Yes, I remember you've told me your Robyn tale...
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:44am PMD:

I don't know Boston bands, sorry, but found this on the web. Help some poor starving artist by playing their music...
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:45am ?:

Dresden Dolls/Amanda Palmer are from Boston. So are the Pixies.
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:45am Meghan:

Awwww nice, I will check that out! Gonna do my good deed and help some bands out!
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:45am Maria:

Mission of Burma please!
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:46am Chuck:

Meghan (and I for that matter) are full blown Pixies fans... She'll be playing them guaranteed!
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:47am Meghan:

The biggest problem with the Pixies is PICKING a song! SOOOO hard! What album? They are all too good! And don't worry, Mission of Burma is on the list as well.....
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:50am ec:

Are the Modern Lovers from Boston, or somewhere else in MA?
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:50am Chuck:

My first response would be Debaser cuz it was the first song I ever heard by them... And they BLEW ME AWAY!
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:53am Dropkick Murphys:

Yeah, we're from Boston.
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:54am JJZ:

Good ol' Sunshine Days.
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:55am PMD:

Oh, oh, way too late, but you should have played Pebbles and Bam Bam singing 'let the sun shine in, face it with a grin, open up your heart and let the sun shine in"
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:56am Parq:

I'll be on vacation and sleeping late next week, but a Boston show wouldn't be complete without Dogzilla's "Lunch With Ed".
  Thu. 7/23/09 8:56am Dum Dum Guy at the Gates of Dawn:

Pebbles and Bam Bam song:

  Thu. 7/23/09 8:58am ?:

vampire weekend, they're from boston
  Tue. 7/3/12 6:00am jay/ London:

just to say I love this show could there be a sun number 3 in the works?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/13/17 12:46pm steveo:

This Ella version of Sunshine of Your Love is fantastic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/13/17 12:53pm steveo:

yep super show all around...
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