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Options March 3, 2011: Put on your Running Shoes.... It's Marathon Time! with my special Co Host Joe McGasko!
For a pledge of $75 or more, you can get Underwater Theme Park presents 20 Degrees of Separation, Part 2 A set of songs where each new song is a cover of a song by the artist who covered the preceding song.

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Artist Track Album Comments
Air  Run   Options Talkie Walkie   
Spiritualized  Run   Options Lazer Guided Melodies   
New Order  Run   Options Technique   
Music behind DJ:
Sounds From the Coney Island Boardwalk      
LCD Soundsystem  I Can Change   Options This is Happening  Up for grabs for a mere $15 pledge! 
Velvet Underground  Run Run Run   Options 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection   
Who  Run Run Run   Options A Quick One   
The Third Rail   Run Run Run   Options Nuggets   
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings  She Ain't a Child No More   Options I Learned The Hard Way   
Music behind DJ:
Sounds of Sideshows by the Seashore      
Roy Buchanan  Mule Train Stomp   Options Dancehall Stringbusters 2: Cruchy Guitar Instros from the 60's  Up for grabs for a mere $15 pledge! 
Louis Jordan  You Run Your Mouth and I'll Run My Business   Options Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five (Disc A: 1938-1940)   
Count Basie  You Can't Run Around   Options The Complete Columbia Recordings 1939 - 1942   
Six Jumping Jacks  I Do Not Chose to Run   Options Novelty Songs 1914-1946: Crazy and Obscure   
Music behind DJ:
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Beach      
Belle and Sebastian  I Want the World to Stop   Options Write About Love  Up for grabs for a pledge of $15! 
Johnny Paycheck  Nowhere to Run   Options Nowhere To Run: The Little Darlin' Years 1966-1970   
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas  Nowhere to Run   Options Bringing Out the Dead   
Messengers  Nowhere to Run   Options The Messengers   
Music behind DJ:
Gnonnas Pedro & His Dadjes Band 
La Musica en Verite   Options Legends of Benin  Up for grabs for a pledge of $15 
UK Subs  Keep On Running   Options    
Into Another  Running Into Walls   Options Ignaurus   
Weston  Running Stupid   Options Got Beat Up   
Grinderman  When My Baby Comes   Options Grinderman 2  Up for Grabs for a pledge of $15 or MORE! 
The Defenders  Our Rights   Options every mouth must be fed: 1973 to 1976 v/a   
Bob Marley  Run for Cover   Options Trench Town Rock   
Dudley Sibley  Run Boy Run   Options Studio One Rude Boy   
Lee Perry & The Upsetters  Run For Cover   Options Bashment   
Music behind DJ:
Papa Levi 
My God is King   Options An England Story -- From Dancehall to Grime: 25 Years of the MC in the UK  Up for grabs for a pledge of $25 or MORE! 
Coasters  Run Red Run   Options The Ultimate Coasters   
Bobby Lee  Run, Fool, Run   Options    
Dave Dudley  Run Run Mabel   Options    

Listener comments!

  Thu. 3/3/11 6:01am hamburger:

oh hell. no!
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:01am hamburger:

and by 'hell no', I mean. Hell. Yes!
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:02am Chuck:

Morning! Checking my bank account to see what I can come up with for ya...
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:03am pierre:

BON "to the" JOUR !
awesome theme for a awesome 2011 marathon > pledge is on its way !
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:04am Meghan:

Morning all!
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:05am Meghan:

Bonjour Pierre! Merci beaucoup!
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:05am pierre:

is Bosco running today ?
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:07am Meghan:

He's more sitting and lying down at the moment.....
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:12am D.B. of W. in G.:

Will all songs be titled just "Run" or can I expect Runnin' Away by Sly & the Family Stone as well?
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:13am Meghan:

It's all running, but for 2 weeks! So if you don't here it today, it could be next week!
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:13am Chuck:

Pledge is in! Run with it!
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:18am yair yona:

Hello - Israel is here . global love.
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:20am yair yona:

you should come to tel aviv. seriously. it's one of the coolest places on earth. I listen to fmu on my iphone app all the time when i'm out in the streets. I don't even know what music I have on my device, since I listen to nothing but fmu!
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:22am Meghan:

I would love to go there! Represent Israel by pledging!
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:25am dirty old man:

Good morning Meghan. Just woke and .......oops, I've got to run.
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:25am yair yona:

already did. before the marathon started ;)
I also wrote this post on why we should all jump in and pledge :
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:26am Meghan:

Ah yes! It was a great article! Thank you!!!
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:26am Meghan:

hehe... nice DOM....
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:27am yair yona:

my pleasure ;)
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:28am hamburger:

oh crap no way yair yona - bill orkut in da toilet! awesome place!
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:30am Elwyn:

Hey Everyone!

Ummm... Joe, I'm sorry for losing my credit card so many times last year and having you to change my details each time.
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:30am yair yona:

well - it was shot by Fmu's very own Brian Turner, so I figured it fits. Bill fits anywhere.
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:31am Dave B:

  Thu. 3/3/11 6:31am Chuck:

Yeah! I rarely win anything!
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:32am Meghan:

Joe says it's okay.....
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:33am Chuck:

Hehe... I was gonna suggest this song, but knew you'd be on it so I didn't...
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:35am mark:

i'm totally skint and gave $20 so come on people!
nice one for pronouncing driffield right, someone called it durfield last year
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:35am annie:

i'm here... morning all ........... hi joe!!!
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:36am Meghan:

Hey Annie! Joe has no computer, so he says hi as well!
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:37am pierre:

that's making me think :
"velvet" would that be a good idea for a theme?
i mean when all pledges are done
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:38am hamburger:

and then follow it up with some phil spektor - what with that portrait Ken promoted - from Jorge!
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:39am hamburger:

Da doo run run :D
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:41am Meghan:

Next up for grabs- Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kingss- I Learned the Hard Way
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:41am hamburger:

  Thu. 3/3/11 6:42am hamburger:

Someone mentioned this yesterday: 'You can not understand WFMU - you can only love it' :D
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:46am Dave B:

Strong Island via NYC via Insta-Pledge is in!
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:46am Dave B:

Strong Island via NYC via Insta-Pledge is in!
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:46am hamburger:

good one elwyn :)
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:48am Dave B:


I do have it..
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:48am hank:

running on empty this week...
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:48am Elwyn:

I <3 listening via the Web!

@Dave: You never cease to amaze me.
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:49am Chuck:

Like you can't find someone to give it to, Dave. *hint*
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:49am D.B. of W. in G.:

Give me a few minutes. -Germany
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:50am Dave B:

@Elwyn - this was not the pledge you are looking for.

Meghan - put the SJDK back in the pool...
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:50am pierre:

france is broke we don't have any money, our president gave it to dictators and ceo…
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:50am brtko:

Hello - Slovakia is online :)
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:58am D.B. of W. in G.:

That Novelty Songs 1914-1946 compilation is great!
  Thu. 3/3/11 6:59am Meghan:

Come on Slovakia! I know I have not received a pledge from there!
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:00am Elwyn:

Somebody needs to adopt the role of official fruitcup and coffee server. I need a fruitcup!
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:01am Dave B:

I need coffee!
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:03am hamburger:

Dave B: Don't reck your stomach. I did that yesterday with a couple Americanos. Tea all the way!
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:05am Elwyn:

Meghan's chain songs are like chain smoking... only healthier.
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:06am Dave B:

like chain mail, only stronger!
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:07am eric:

Morning! Happy Marathon!
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:07am procedura:

too poor to pledge
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:07am Dave B:

volume 6 to be named 6 degrees of Kevin Bacon!

mmmmm bacon.
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:08am Chuck:

All things are interlinked in some way. Especially bacon....
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:09am Dave B:

and sausages...

mmmmm link sausages.
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:10am Elwyn:

Can someone serve bacon along with the coffee and fruit cups?
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:11am Chuck:

Of course, Elwyn! Bacon goes with just about everything...
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:11am Dave B:

mmmmm bacon fruit cups.

bacon is the fruit of the pig.
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:15am Chuck:

And if we use pancetta we'll have Italian, Dave!
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:16am Dave B:

mmmm... lardo!
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:18am Dave B:

that'd have to be one muthaf*ckin charmin pig. I mean ten times more charmin than that Arnold.
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:18am Meghan:

  Thu. 3/3/11 7:23am Chuck:

If it wasn't for bacon and beer I'd become a very unhappy person...
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:24am eric:

@Chuck - I second that! Weighing it more towards beer, but still...
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:25am Dave B:

oh, and I forgot to give props to HotRod when I pledged. Looking forward to her return in June!

  Thu. 3/3/11 7:25am Chuck:

mmmm... BEER!
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:26am yair yona:

yes you've mentioned the middle east. tel aviv etc.
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:28am yair yona:

pre pledged... but I understand the hint ;)
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:31am Elwyn:

Here's more instant feedback: more Bosco, more beer! :-)
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:32am Dave B:

I appreciate the work that goes into programming UTP, not an easy task - trust me!
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:33am yair yona:

pronounced as ya-eer ;)
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:34am Chuck:

Yes indeed, DB! I was blogging a version of it until too much work kept coming up. I could never get it down to less than 3 hours...
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:35am Chuck:

Too many songs that I DIDN'T want to cut....
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:36am Dave B:

indeed, but that many more songs in my library - 95k strong and STILL growing...
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:37am Meghan:

It really isn't! There are many times where I have to say- damn it.... fine, I'll get rid of my favorite.....
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:37am Dave B:

This Subs song has a "Message In A Bottle"-y riff to it...
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:38am Chuck:

It's sort of painful to me to do that though, Meg. I know you understand...
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:40am Chuck:

Something has to go, so you grit your teeth...
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:41am Dave B:

ah, but by pitching a fav, you open the door to a possible new gem...
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:43am Chuck:

  Thu. 3/3/11 7:44am Dave B:

Damn - I knew I wanted to send you one song from the old band..

Is the RUN theme going to continue next week?
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:45am Meghan:

yes it is!
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:45am Mike Vl:

Wow..bringing back the mid-nineties nostalgia!
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:52am Dave B:

@Meghan and Joe - DO IT NOW!!!

  Thu. 3/3/11 7:54am Dave B:


  Thu. 3/3/11 7:56am mim:

I think my pledge fell between the cracks.
did you get it?
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:59am Meghan:

you did it online? when did you send it? Where is it from?
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:59am Chuck:

In keeping with the running theme, I've gotta dash. I've got resin casts and molds to deliver to CT. Pledge on!
  Thu. 3/3/11 7:59am Elwyn:

I want that DVD bad! Criterion = the choice of movie nerds. :-)
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:03am Dave B:

See ya Chuck.

Elwyn - this is not the Criterion Collection you are looking for. You are free to go. Move along....
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:06am mim:

I pledged during mcsorley and Im pledging from from NY but I'm actually in Switzerland right now
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:11am Elwyn:

@Chuck: See you online sometime.
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:14am yair yona:

what crappy movie was it?
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:14am jeff p:

hey, are you talking about the rush movie?
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:15am jeff p:

you'd better not be talking about the rush movie
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:15am Dave B:

@Jeff P - ha!

For my pledge, can i here by dub this the Bosco Board?
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:16am jeff p:

@Dave B her response will make the determination of the amount of my pledge...
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:16am Vilgot:

Hello people on the air,
You pronounced my name quite well on the first attempt - the t is not silent.

By the way, does my name seem familiar? The Vilgot Strömsholm memorial hall was actually named after me. I'm alive and not dying, I've just always wanted a memorial hall. :)
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:17am Dave B:


  Thu. 3/3/11 8:18am Jefff:

Into Another followed by Weston!! Sorry about the delay. I was in the car when you played it. There's a small pledge coming your way rght now, but I'm saving up some money for next week.
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:19am hank:

cool runnings...
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:20am Elwyn:

Has Jamaica pledged?
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:21am Meghan:

Wow, amazing Vilgot! And no, no calls from Jamaica! Mim, sadly if you pledged during Bennett's show, I don't get that one!
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:24am Cheri Pi:

Good Morning Meghan and all FMU'ers, might I recommend the Mouse for life pledge? $1 a day for life, I gave up Star***cks and it was totally worth it. You can afford this!!!
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:24am Elwyn:

I think it was Richard from Venezuala who adopted Bosco after I mentioned Bosco during Keili's show.
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:27am Karen:

Long live Reggae!!
Hugs to BOSCO...he's my man!!!
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:28am Dave B:

Can you play "MARATHON" by Rush?
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:29am Ed SKi:

Why no Rush- Marathon Man??? You should do it for your husband! Oh, i work with Jeff... Every Thurs morn.. have to put up with Meghan!
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:29am jeff p:

  Thu. 3/3/11 8:32am petris:

run rabbit run by Smack - great song.
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:33am jeff p:

$1M? I'll get right on that! I think I have that in my paypal account.
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:34am Elwyn:

@Dave: I think you'll like these photos. They are my photos to gain membership to the 501st.
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:35am Dave B:

OK if no Rush, how about Triumph "Running In The Night"
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:35am Elwyn:

How much $$$ would we need to get Meghan to sell out and have an all-Rush set?
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:36am hamburger:

$1 million
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:36am jeff p:

I'll donate another $50 if Meghan plays a Rush set....
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:39am Dave B:

Or... if no Rush or Triumph, how about Helix "Running Wild in the 21st Century"
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:39am hamburger:

$1,000,000 Zimbabwean is $2,763.194 USD! :O
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:40am jeff p:

omg helix!
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:42am hamburger:

I don't know the band, but there's that band that's got that Tom Sawyer song. Meg should play that :P

On an unrelated note, I do hate Rush :)
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:43am Dave B:

Trying to entice those Cannucks Jeff P!
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:43am Cheri Pi:

NO RUSH! If I wanted to hear Rush I would go driving around with my boyfriend right now-this is my haven, my Rush -FREE safety zone!!!
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:44am Magda:

I hope my insta-pledge came in.
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:44am Elwyn:

I don't hate Rush but I am interested in knowing how much it costs to make people compromise.
If Joe Satriani can make a compromise with Coldplay's lawyers, surely Mr Donald Trump can pledge to see how much it'll take to get Meghan to play that Rush set.
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:44am Magda:

Morning theme park attendees.
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:45am Elwyn:

Good morning Magda!
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:46am jeff p:

who wants to pool money to do the all-rush show?
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:47am Dave B:

@ Jeff P - I'm in...
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:48am Jim Devoid:

Basic pledge boy in Albany wants some pimply faced high school era RUSH!
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:50am dirty old man:

Ya! The Coasters
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:50am dirty old man:

Ya! The Coasters
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:51am Dave B:

OK, OK, OK - if no Rush, Triumph or Helix - how about Prism "Nickels and Dimes"?
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:52am jeff p:

ok, Dave B, we'll pool money for next year to do the Rush show
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:53am Dave B:

Sounds like a plan!

  Thu. 3/3/11 8:53am Magda:

I think Meghan needs to do an all cartoon theme songs show.
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:54am Magda:

Hello Elwyn I hope your doing well.
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:54am jeff p:

how about a "Canadian" show? Dave B and I could bring all sorts of canadian related foods
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:55am Elwyn:

@Magda: This was one of my favourite CDs for a couple of years:
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:55am Dave B:

mmmm..... canadian bacon
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:55am jeff p:

Canadian bacon, Tim Horton's donuts and coffee, Labbatt's Blue and Molson Golden
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:56am Dave B:

mmmm.... POUTINE!

  Thu. 3/3/11 8:57am jeff p:

That's it! I couldn't remember the name
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:57am mohawkdave:

yum.............tim hortons coffeeeeeeeee.....i'll show up!
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:58am Elwyn:

Can you post the UTP marathon map after next week's show?
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:58am Jim Devoid:

Triumph??? Might as well ask for loverboy or April Wine at that point...
  Thu. 3/3/11 8:58am yair yona:

you guys MUST check out Electra from Tel Aviv covering Dusty Springfield's You Don't Own Me
  Thu. 3/3/11 9:00am jeff p:

Loverboy AND April Wine? Heck yeah!
  Thu. 3/3/11 9:01am Dave B:

don't forget KLAATU

  Thu. 3/3/11 9:04am mohawkdave:

@ jeff p: loverboy--only if you wear the red outfit
  Thu. 3/3/11 9:04am jeff p:

If all 176 people donated $5 each we could totally get her to do the Rush show....
  Thu. 3/3/11 9:05am jeff p:

  Thu. 3/3/11 9:05am Jim Devoid:

WFMU white Loverboy style headbands - swag suggestion for next year.
  Thu. 3/3/11 9:05am Dave B:

Next week for certain!
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