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Options January 13, 2011: C'mon..... Get Happy

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Artist Track Album Comments Approx. start time
Paul Evans  Happy Go Lucky Me   Options     0:00:00 ()
Tommy Steele  Happy-Go-Lucky Blues   Options Beat the Pops Vol 30    0:02:49 ()
Bill Haley  Happy Baby   Options     0:05:03 ()
Tony Bennett  Put On A Happy Face   Options The Essential Tony Bennett    0:07:33 ()
Nat Shilkret with Trio  Get Happy   Options     0:10:10 ()
Ivor Cutler  I'm Happy   Options Ludo    0:12:59 ()
Music behind DJ:
Sounds From the Coney Island Boardwalk       0:13:47 ()
Ben Selvin & His Orchestra  Happy Days Are Here Again   Options Pop Music: The Early Years 1890-1950    0:17:20 ()
Sister Rosetta Tharpe  Bring Back Those Happy Days   Options Complete Recorded Works, 1938-1944    0:20:08 ()
Good Rocking Beasley  Happy Go Lucky   Options A Shot in the Dark- Nashville Jumps    0:22:55 ()
Kathy Kirby  Happy Days and Lonely Nights   Options A Kathy Kirby Kollection    0:25:47 ()
The Beatles  I'm Happy Just To Dance With You   Options A Hard Day's Night    0:28:10 ()
Joe Jackson  Happy Loving Couples   Options Look Sharp!    0:30:06 ()
The House of Love  Happy   Options The House of Love    0:33:06 ()
PJ Harvey  Happy & Bleeding   Options Dry    0:36:00 ()
Bjork  Violently Happy   Options Debut    0:40:34 ()
  Sounds of Sideshows by the Seashore       0:45:42 ()
Siouxsie & The Banshees  Happy House   Options The Best of Siouxsie & the Banshees    0:51:46 ()
The Replacements  Happy Town   Options All Shook Down    0:55:17 ()
The Who  Happy Jack   Options Live at Leeds    0:58:00 ()
The Rolling Stones  Happy   Options Exile on Main Street    1:00:13 ()
The Easybeats  I'll Make You Happy   Options The Definite Anthology    1:03:05 ()
The Headcoatees  I'm Happy   Options The Sisters of Suave    1:06:24 ()
Music behind DJ:
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Beach       1:08:13 ()
The Partridge Family  Come on Get Happy   Options Come On Get Happy! The Very best of the Partridge Family    1:13:20 ()
R.E.M.  Shiny Happy People   Options Out of Time  for my ladies..... Kira and Jennifer  1:14:15 ()
Altered Images  I Could Be Happy   Options I Could Be Happy: Best of Altered Images    1:17:44 ()
The Buzzcocks  Everybody's Happy Nowadays   Options Operator's Manual    1:21:19 ()
Iron Butterfly  Are You Happy   Options In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida    1:24:23 ()
The Kinks  Everybody's Gonna Be Happy   Options Best of    1:28:55 ()
Strawberry Alarm Clock  Hummin' Happy   Options Strawberries Mean Love    1:31:02 ()
Hugo Montenegro  Happy Together   Options Mr. Groovy- The Master of Cinematic Moog-Pop!    1:35:38 ()
Music behind DJ:
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Boardwalk       1:37:40 ()
Mary Healy  Ten Happy Fingers   Options The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T    1:40:44 ()
The Staple Singers  Everybody Will Be Happy   Options Great Day    1:41:47 ()
The T-bones  Oh How Happy   Options Everyone's Gone to the Moon    1:44:10 ()
Otis Redding  The Happy Song (Dum Dum)   Options Stax-Volt Singles Vol 1    1:46:06 ()
Al Green  Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy)   Options Didn't It Blow Your Mind?    1:48:42 ()
Rivingtons  Happy Jack   Options The LIberty Years    1:51:39 ()
Music behind DJ:
Sounds From the Coney Island Boardwalk       1:53:45 ()
Ifeanyi Eddie Okwedy and His Maymores Dance Band  Happy Survival   Options Nigeria 70 - Lagos Jump    1:58:28 ()
Latin Blues Band feat. Luis Aviles  Happy Man   Options Brown Sugar: Latin Breakbeats, Basslines, and Boogaloo    2:00:51 ()
Ralph Robles  Getting Happy   Options Rough Guide to Boogaloo    2:04:24 ()
Alton Ellis  You've Made Me So Very Happy   Options Trojan Jamaican Box Set    2:07:20 ()
Jimmy Soul  If You Wanna Be Happy   Options The Best of Jimmy Soul    2:10:16 ()
Music behind DJ:
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Boardwalk       2:12:32 ()
Ren & Stimpy  Happy Happy Joy Joy   Options     2:14:13 ()
Happy Time Records  Happy All The Time   Options     2:15:46 ()
Logan Whitehurst & the Junior Science Club  Happy Noodle vs. Sad Noodle   Options Greasy Kids Stuff 3: Even More Songs    2:17:27 ()
Phantom Planet  The Happy Ending   Options Phantom Planet    2:20:22 ()
Radiohead  Fitter, Happier   Options OK Computer    2:23:44 ()
Ice T  Shut Up, Be Happy feat. Jello Biafra of Dead Kennedys   Options The Iceburg/Freedom of Speech    2:25:34 ()
Reagan Youth  (Are You) Happy?   Options Punk Rock New York    2:28:05 ()
The Ramones  We're A Happy Family   Options Rocket to Russia    2:29:39 ()
Public Image, Ltd.  Happy   Options 9    2:32:13 ()
Rambo Amadeus  Don't Happy, Be Worry   Options     2:36:16 ()
Music behind DJ:
Sounds of Sideshows by the Seashore       2:40:18 ()
Trips  At Least She's Happy   Options Love is a Sad Song    2:41:45 ()
Elvis Presley  Girl Happy   Options Harum Scarum, Girl Happy    2:43:49 ()
Kay Martin & Her Body Guards  The Girls Were All Happy   Options I Know What He Wants for Christmas (But Don't know How to Wrap It)    2:45:51 ()
The Cosmopolitans  (How to Keep Your) Husband Happy   Options Wild Moose Party    2:47:18 ()
Chiffons  Keep the Boy Happy   Options The Fabulous Chiffons    2:50:03 ()
Roy Rogers  Happy Trails   Options Happy Trails: The Roy Rogers Collection    2:51:53 ()

Listener comments!

  Thu. 1/13/11 6:04am Dave B:

Happy Day!
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:06am Meghan:

Happy Morning!
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:10am procedura:

here, in belgrade, it is happy noon!
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:10am Andy in Berlin:

Here in Berlin it's happy 12:10. Good morning everyone!
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:12am Meghan:

And Happy Afternoon to Andy and Procedura!
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:13am Dave B:

And I'll Punch The Man Who Says I'm Not!

  Thu. 1/13/11 6:14am Andy in Berlin:

Kee-rist - that last song just reminded me of that song on the Odd Couple that Felix wrote, Happy And Peppy And Ready For Love. You didn't by any chance get that one did you?
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:14am Richard from Venezuela:

Good Morning Meghan and all the listeners.
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:16am Andy in Berlin:

Whoa! Big international crowd here. What time is it in Venezuela?
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:17am Meghan:

Good Morning Richard! @ Andy- No I didn't...... sorry!
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:18am Andy in Berlin:

I had wanted to suggest it and I forgot
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:19am hokis:

13:18 in Vilnius, Lithuania
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:20am Meghan:

And Happy Afternoon to you Hokis!
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:26am hokis:

Happy than you!
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:29am Dave B:

So, Meghan - what songs were you happy to omit?
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:31am Meghan:

I was happy to not even consider Don't Worry, Be Happy! At the height of that song I was in the carribean and it was everywhere. I hate that song from that experience alone.... Every shirt, every radio was playing it.....
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:33am Dave B:

ha ha!

Now I'll have that whistling part in my head all day!
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:35am procedura:

here, in belgrade, we have this really cool jazz/fusion musician called Rambo Amadeus. His cover of infamous song is called "Don't Happy, Be Worry!"
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:36am Meghan:

With a name like Rambo Amadeus..... I would have to hear that!
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:37am Dave B:



Is that him?
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:37am procedura:

here it is >>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxz0jJz0aZM
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:37am procedura:

@ Dave B

  Thu. 1/13/11 6:38am Andy in Berlin:

Somehow I always associated that song with the whole Reagan era. I just used to hate it.
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:39am Dave B:

Holy Smokes! Me Likeee!!!

Don't Happy, Be Worry!
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:40am Dave B:

Jumbo set this one is!
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:41am Meghan:

Holy crap! That is AWESOME! Okay.... searching for something to cut to get this in!
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:47am procedura:

I like to deal with snow :))
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:52am Dave B:

Hey - re: The Golden Fest... 'FMU post states 15th and 16th, but if you follow the link to the fest page it states the 14th and 15th....
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:53am Meghan:

Yes, it's the 14th and 15th...... I'll let someone know about that mistake!
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:56am Dave B:

Friday might work for me, I keep hearing about it, and keep missing it...
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:58am Elwyn:

Hey Everyone!

I hope everyone is happy!
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:58am Meghan:

oh you should go. Saturday is the big night. I have heard in the past that Gogol Bordello have shown up and played. They aren't touring right now.......
  Thu. 1/13/11 6:58am Meghan:

There he is! Hope you got to hear the Replacements!
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:00am Elwyn:

Missed it barely. :-(

Wow. I own the last three songs.
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:02am Dave B:

I'd guess Balkan Beat Box would/might show too. They are Brooklyn locals...

Hey Elwyn!
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:03am Meghan:

They definitely might! It's one of those kind of events where people show up and jam with who ever is on stage. Seriously, it's a must go!
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:05am Dave B:

Done. Friday for me though. Have a show to catch in R.I. on Saturday
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:08am Elwyn:

Hey Dave!

I saved you this special fruit cup. It's made up of fruits that look like celebrities!
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:09am eric:

Hi all. Present and accounted for. Have been listening but just now making it to the chat.
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:10am Andy in Berlin:

@ Elwyn - I want the banana that looks like Nixon
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:14am Meghan:

Happy Morning Eric!
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:14am Dave B:

@Elwyn - Like Charles Nelson Riley, Rip Taylor and Paul Lynde?
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:15am Dave B:

neverrmind - they're fruity celebrities
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:17am Meghan:

*giggles* silly Dave...... How come I only get cheesy '70's shows for fruity celebrities.... or '70's game shows.....
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:18am Elwyn:

@Andy: I heard Dave likes Dick. ;-)

@Dave: Onlu A-grade celebrities and B-graders that Phil Spector shot.
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:19am Andy in Berlin:

@ Meghan - that's what you get for playing The Partridge Family
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:19am Andy in Berlin:

@ Elwyn - you don't have to like dick to like Dick
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:20am Dave B:

Dick Nixon before he dicks you....

And this Altered Images songs sends me back...
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:21am Meghan:

@ Andy- I know.... it is isn't it.....

@ Dave- Yep, that song always makes me instantly happy
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:22am Andy in Berlin:

@ Dave - I do and he did
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:23am Dave B:

@Elwyn - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPZ9kidioi8#t=0m08s
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:34am Dave B:

Did the accu-playlist belly up?
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:35am Meghan:

no it was me..... oops!
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:35am Andy in Berlin:

As Michael Shelley likes to say this is another song that you just can't kill regardless of who covers it.
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:38am Elwyn:

@Dave: Classic scene.

@Meghan: Kate = fiesty faker
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:38am Elwyn:

Shiny happy person:
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:39am Parq:

Totally agree with you about the Buzzcocks. That "Happy" track is perfect.
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:39am Dave B:

The original "Happy Feet" - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnksquL557s
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:40am cory:

good morning meghan, i'm back! but still on denmark time. the big plus - i'm up for your show! keep up the good work and happy new year
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:41am Andy in Berlin:

Thank you for making my day by playing this!
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:42am Meghan:

Welcome back home Cory! That is a plus!

@Elwyn- think that is one of the reasons why I will always be a feisty faker!
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:45am Dave B:


Google "feisty faker" - the discussion from June is the top hit!
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:46am Meghan:

Woohoo! we're number one in feisty fakers!
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:48am schizflow:

morning everyone
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:49am Meghan:

Happy Morning Schizflow
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:49am Elwyn:

Dave, your Google mojo never fails to impress.

Morning schizflow!
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:53am Brian from Boston:

Great theme this morning!!! Happy Thursday to YOU Meghan!
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:58am Meghan:

Thanks Brian! Trying to stay happy with all this snow around....
  Thu. 1/13/11 7:59am jeff p:

morning all. looks like I didn't miss the two happy songs I'm hoping to hear yet and missed the worst happy song ever (REM)!
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:01am Meghan:

ha! Morning Jeff! Hope I am playing the two songs you are wanting...... *bites fingers*
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:01am Dave B:

@Jeff P. I think you'll like the track Procedura recommended...
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:03am jeff p:

you sitting in this morning, Dave B?
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:04am Dave B:

nope. just chillin at hope.
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:05am Dave B:

hope = home....but re: Procedura's song - with a name like Rambo Amadeus, it has to be good!
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:08am PKNY:

This version of "You've Made Me So Very Happy" makes me so very happy...nice!
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:09am Andy in Berlin:

Thank you for NOT playing BS&T
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:09am Dave B:

related to this song, a friend of mine shared a version of "Manic Depression" that Blood, Sweat and Tears did on the album Nulcear Blues. Their version kicks major ass!
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:10am Meghan:

You know if there is a reggae or ska version of a song... it most likely will get played.....
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:13am erik:

this is a great show today!
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:13am jeff p:

  Thu. 1/13/11 8:14am Elwyn:

I think this song is from "Saturday Morning Cartoons Greatest Hits". I used to love this CD.
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:17am catpatz:

woo hoo! was hoping for happy noodle v sad noodle
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:17am annie:

i'm happy and i know it
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:18am kath:

@DB, "Dick Nixon before he dicks you...."
I remember that on the wall!!!!! made my day!!!!
Pst - Hi all!
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:18am Meghan:

Yay! Happy morning Catpatz, Annie and Kath!
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:23am hamburger:

omg psychic meg! I was just thinking during the track before whether radiohead would be played! yaaay!
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:24am Dave B:

one of my favorite Radiohead songs.... My voicemail message at work was done with this same computer voice
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:25am Meghan:

I must be ON today...... good thing!
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:25am jeff p:

we'll see... i'm still waiting for my two songs....

  Thu. 1/13/11 8:28am Dave B:

Aw Yeah!
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:28am Elwyn:

Morning Kath! Getting a new car must be exciting and happiness inducing...
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:30am schizflow:

two songs-residents and ween?
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:32am Meghan:

*wonders if she's played the two songs Jeff was looking for....*

Nope, no Ween or Residents......
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:33am hamburger:

Elliott Smith?
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:34am schizflow:

guessing game. war?
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:36am Dave B:

The Rutles?
The Damned?
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:36am schizflow:

charles manson-home is where you're happy
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:36am Dave B:

Don't Happy, Be Worry!
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:37am Meghan:

Nope to all.....
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:37am hamburger:

Kate Nash?
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:38am procedura:

dear mcferrin be REALISTIC, sez RAMBO in this tune
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:39am Dave B:

Well, there are no Rush songs that I'm aware of that have Happy in the title...
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:41am jeff p:

@Dave B: if there was ever a chance of getting a Rush song played it was last week - perfect theme, no words, short song
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:42am Andrew:

Happiness Is a Warm Gun? Does "happiness" count as "happy"?
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:42am Meghan:

OH! MY Jeff said that even though he is a Rush fan, he agrees with me NOT playing that song. Nowhere do they mention the year, and since that was the theme.....
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:43am schizflow:

this sounds like the turntable is playing at varying speed
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:43am Meghan:

Used Happiness is a Warm Gun for the gun theme......
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:44am Andrew:

  Thu. 1/13/11 8:44am jeff p:

the year was in the title, tho, which, iirc, was the only requirement.

I shall speak of this no more. It is in the past. Another Rush possibility will rear its head....
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:44am Andy in Berlin:

@Andrew - I forgot too
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:45am Dave B:

@Jeff P / Meghan - maybe if ever you do a Covers show, or a Guilty Pleasures show we can squash the Rush bug once and for all....
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:46am jeff p:

Mindless Self Indulgence's version of "Tom Sawyer"?
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:46am Meghan:

Actually, I listened to all the songs to make sure they have the year in them..... I was picky on that one!
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:47am Dave B:

CRAP - coulda used track 7 of this one:

  Thu. 1/13/11 8:48am Richard from Venezuela:

The Cure - Purple Haze (Jimmy Hendrix Cover)
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:48am schizflow:

eddie gorodetsky is the musical encyclopedia/producer of bob dylan's theme time radio hour
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:48am Dave B:

A handy site to add to the Google Utility Belt:

  Thu. 1/13/11 8:50am Meghan:

So is www.secondhandsongs.com
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:51am Dave B:

  Thu. 1/13/11 8:51am Meghan:

Hmmmmm, and to think I do this show all by myself...... No producer or encyclopedia to be there for me......
  Thu. 1/13/11 8:52am Dave B:

The math question on the last one was 211+2

  Thu. 1/13/11 8:54am randy in NC:

Factoid... WFMU's own EFD played drums with the Cosmopolitans, but not on that recording...
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