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Options October 9, 2011: Up from the Basement

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
Lynn Blessing  Cosmic Cowboy   Options Sunset Painter  Epic  1970  LP    0:00:00 ()
Made in Sweden  Get Out of My Life Woman   Options Live! At the "Golden Circle"  Sonet/Universal  2003  CD  From 1970  0:05:26 ()
Basement Jaxx  Bingo Bango (Latin Bango Radio Edit)   Options   XL/Astralwerks  2000  12"    0:14:39 ()
Don Byas' Swing Seven  Don't Wear No Black   Options Dizzy Gillespie-Odyssey 1945-1952  Savoy Jazz  2004  CD  From 1945; Albinia Jones singin'  0:16:10 ()
Billy Golembiewski  Introduction   Options Hear How to Be a Better Bowler  Carlton  1961  LP    0:18:20 ()
The Johnny Burnette Trio  Eager Beaver Baby   Options Tear It Up: 17 Wild Rockabilly Classics  Solid Smoke  1978  LP  From 1957  0:21:24 ()
The Tail Gators  Pick Up the Deck   Options Swamp Rock  Wrestler  1985  LP    0:23:32 ()
Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock  Joy and Pain   Options It Takes Two  Profile  1988  LP    0:26:03 ()
Fifi and the Mach III  I Got a Right   Options 1976  1+2 Records  1995  CD    0:29:42 ()
 
Sugar  Helpless   Options Helpless CD single  Rykodisc  1992  CD    0:40:56 ()
The Average White Band with Ben E. King  The Message   Options Benny and Us  Atlantic  1977  LP    0:43:18 ()
Eternity's Children  Rupert White   Options From Us Unto You: The Original Singles  Rev-Ola  2005  CD  From 1968  0:48:25 ()
The John Cameron Quartet  Dafina Querida   Options Off Centre  Deram  1969  LP    0:50:35 ()
Candle  You Really Don't Know How to Love Me   Options Candle  Green Bottle  1972  LP    0:56:52 ()
Jelly Roll Morton  King Porter Stomp   Options Absolutely the Best  Fuel 2000  2000  CD  From 1923  1:00:26 ()
John Wooden  Track 2   Options A Life in Basketball  Issues  1993  CD    1:02:43 ()
Larry Jon Wilson  The Truth Ain't in You   Options New Beginnings  Monument  1975  LP    1:07:56 ()
Grin  Take You to the Movies Tonight   Options The Best of Grin Featuring Nils Lofgren  Epic  1976  LP  From 1971  1:12:34 ()
City Thrills  Dreamin' (Here He Comes)   Options City Thrills  Star-Ryhthm  1981  EP    1:14:19 ()
Pezband  Not Fade Away   Options Live at Dingwalls!  Passport  1978  EP    1:16:57 ()
Siouxsie & the Banshees  Peek-A-Boo   Options   Geffen  1988  12"  Instrumental version  1:20:05 ()
 
  Single File: a bunch of 45 r.p.m. records all in a row
Ashwin Batish  Bombay Boogie   Options   Batish  1986  45    1:33:23 ()
Stewart Brodian  I Hate the Video Games   Options   Stewart Brodian  1982  45    1:36:48 ()
The Clints  Kimberly Drummond   Options   Greyslate  1991  45    1:38:37 ()
Claude King  Hold That Tiger (Tiger Rag)   Options   Columbia  1966  45    1:40:13 ()
Buck Owens  Hot Dog   Options   Capitol  1988  45    1:42:33 ()
Patsy  Teach Me, Teacher   Options   Roperry  1982  45    1:44:59 ()
Bryan Ferry  Heart on My Sleeve   Options   Atlantic  1976  45    1:48:46 ()
Jack Heard  Sex Machine   Options   DB Recs  1982  45    1:52:05 ()
Loudon Wainwright III  Jesse Don't Like It   Options   Hannibal  1990  45    1:54:33 ()
 
Norma Jenkins  I Fooled You (Didn't I)   Options Patience Is a Virtue  Desert Moon  1976  LP    2:11:42 ()
Bobby Womack with Candi Staton  Stop Before We Start   Options Pieces  Columbia  1978  LP    2:14:38 ()
Vernon Burch  Changes   Options I'll Be Your Sunshine  United Artists  1975  LP  "From the United Artists Motion Picture 'Report to the Commissioner'"  2:18:03 ()
Gil Scott-Heron/Brian Jackson  Corners   Options 1980  Arista  1980  LP    2:23:59 ()
The Everly Brothers  Breakdown   Options Stories We Could Tell  RCA  1972  LP    2:28:51 ()
Fat Mattress  Leafy Lane   Options Fat Mattress II  Atco  1970  LP    2:31:56 ()
Steve Douglas  Wear Your Love Like Heaven   Options Reflections in a Golden Horn  Mercury  1969  LP    2:34:43 ()
Humble Pie  Rain   Options Street Rats  A&M  1975  LP    2:36:54 ()
Danielle Dax  Tomorrow Never Knows   Options   Sire  1990  12"    2:40:43 ()
Frente!  Not Given Lightly   Options Labour of Love  Mammoth  1994  CD    2:44:16 ()
 
Lindisfarne  Goodbye   Options Roll On Ruby  The Famous Charisma Record Label  1973  LP    2:51:02 ()

Listener comments!

  Sun. 10/9/11 12:19am T-Zero:

Evening, Joe McGasko. With the first song was wondering if spurs or a Buck Rogers outfit would be required for tonight's show, but guess not. ;-)
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:20am Joe McG:

Hey, T-Zero! I don't think either choice would necessarily be a bad one!
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:24am KC:

sounds kinky to me.
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:28am Joe McG:

Welcome to the basement, KC.
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:31am KC:

sorry my internet kicked me off
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:32am KC:

seems it dont want me to listen tonight
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:33am Joe McG:

Computers don't appreciate musty old records.
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:34am cheri:

hiya joe-what have you got in store for us tonight?? some hallowen tunes i supose??
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:34am KC:

lol well some of them I dont appreciate either but I try
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:35am Carmichael:

Hey Joe. Rare late night listening session. Hands in the air.
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:36am Joe McG:

Wow, hey Carmichael! Rarely see you around these parts!
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:37am Carmichael:

Ya, family's out acting crazy. Time to drink beer and fiddle with the volume.
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:41am cheri:

or maybe some weird tracks instead,,huh joe?
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:43am yair Yona (Tel Aviv, Earth):

Aahhh, 06:40 AM!!
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:44am Carmichael:

Hi Yair!
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:48am Joe McG:

Hey, Yair! Wow, I'm going to start feeling like it's 11 a.m. here! Hey, Cheri!
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:50am yair Yona (Tel Aviv, Earth):

Hey Carmichael , g'morning everyone . Out for jogging in 25 minutes, will need these groovy 45's !
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:53am cheri:

ohhh btw joe,, have i told you what i'm dressing up as for halloween?? since this is my final year??
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:54am Joe McG:

No, cheri, fill me in.
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:54am cheri:

also i love your show so far..
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:57am Joe McG:

Thanks!
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:58am cheri:

well joe i'm going out with a bang,,, i'm going to have myself painted green and going to be princess fiona from shrek,,,
  Sun. 10/9/11 12:59am cheri:

now is'nt that wild?
  Sun. 10/9/11 1:00am Joe McG:

Sounds like a plan, cheri. But you might have to rent a donkey.
  Sun. 10/9/11 1:06am cheri:

well joe,,time for me to split,, thnx for your time,,before i go please play someting for me,, you know i'll be listening,, see you next week joe,,night,,
  Sun. 10/9/11 1:10am Carmichael:

Now I need to know about Candle. The internet is void of such a group or person. An actual "basement" record.
  Sun. 10/9/11 1:12am Joe McG:

@Carmichael: They're kind of mysterious! Don't recognize any of the players. They're on the same label as the Chesapeake Jukebox Band, so maybe they're also midwesterners with a Brit jones.
  Sun. 10/9/11 1:15am T-Zero:

According to Wicki: "Candle is a Christian band that is best known for their Agapeland related children's albums Music Machine and Bullfrogs and Butterflies. They recorded children's albums for Sparrow Records' Birdwing branch." And were nominated for a Grammy.
  Sun. 10/9/11 1:16am Joe McG:

Can it be the same Candle? Most of the songs written by Jeffrey David Hooven and Robert Verne.
  Sun. 10/9/11 1:17am Noah:

New Beginnings, such a perfectly titled album! Hi Joe!
  Sun. 10/9/11 1:17am cheri:

joe..won't you please play something for me?? have a great week
  Sun. 10/9/11 1:18am T-Zero:

I have no idea. That was the only reference to a band named Candle I could find in a series of LA Times cited references.
  Sun. 10/9/11 1:19am Joe McG:

Hey, Noah! Wow, congrats on a beautiful finale the other day! Hey, look, everybody: It's Noah!!
  Sun. 10/9/11 1:19am T-Zero:

Heh, none of the Times cited references could be found to see if they gave more info.
  Sun. 10/9/11 1:21am Joe McG:

@T-Zero: They don't seem overtly Christian, which is why I'm not sure about it.
  Sun. 10/9/11 1:22am T-Zero:

Joe, yeah, I think it must not be the same group because there's no mention of Hooven or Verne on any of the album credits.
  Sun. 10/9/11 1:24am Noah:

Great show! Listening with the wife down in Nashville. AND THANK YOU!
  Sun. 10/9/11 1:25am Joe McG:

You already there??? Holy mackerel! Hope you had an easy trip down and things are coming together....
  Sun. 10/9/11 1:28am T-Zero:

Not that it's any of my business, but why Nashville? Since you say "down in", is that Tennessee?
  Sun. 10/9/11 1:36am cheri:

i don't know if you're interested joe..but you're one of my favorite fmu dee jays,,,
  Sun. 10/9/11 1:41am Joe McG:

I'm sure hundreds of others share your opinion, cheri.
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:11am yair Yona (Tel Aviv, Earth):

Great 45's man. Helped me through the boring mission of jogging
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:12am T-Zero:

Bingo, bango, bongo, nothing can go wronggo... Should be an interesting Mary Wing.
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:15am cheri:

since halloween is just around the corner joe,,,will you be having a halloween show? just wondering,
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:16am Joe D.:

great show McG. Temptations forever!
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:18am Joe McG:

Hey, Duffy! How's it going? Yeah, yesterday the Tempts carried the day, that's for sure! @cheri: Halloween weekend is Singles Going Steady week, so I'll be playing 45s only. I don't think I have enough scary ones for 3 hours!
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:20am Joe D.:

wow how bout this Norma Jenkins! EO Rare Groove! Going for a nice $$$ on discogs...
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:21am Joe McG:

Is it really? I'm not surprised. The only thing I'm surprised about is that it's in the basement!
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:23am Joe D.:

old bin! sticky note - "This record is from East Orange and fantastic"
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:25am Joe McG:

I think you may have somethin' there, Duff. The local angle!
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:27am Joe D.:

I'm all about it. Also:

Report to the Commissioner is a 1974 crime drama film starring Michael Moriarty and based on a 1972 book by James Mills. The story involves a rookie cop in the New York City Police Department who is assigned a special missing person case but in fact is meant to be a wild-goose chase to back up an undercover female police officer, who is involved in a deadly accidentally shooting.
The film was directed by Milton Katselas and features a musical score by Elmer Bernstein. Richard Gere made his screen debut with a minor supporting role in this film as a pimp.
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:28am Joe McG:

Sounds good! Have you seen it? Richard Gere was born to play pimps.
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:30am Joe McG:

Come to think of it, I think this played at Film Forum last month!
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:33am Joe D.:

it's got Bob Balaban in it!
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:33am Brian in UK:

Mornin' Joe & friends. Looks like who the .... kinda show.
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:34am Joe McG:

@Brian: More like a "what the @!#*" kind of show.
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:36am Brian in UK:

Just put another rock on the cairn, if you get my metaphor.
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:38am Joe McG:

@Brian: Yeah, it means that if Bob Balaban is in it, it's got to be good!
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:44am Brian in UK:

You've lost me Joe.

Donovan song? you are finding those difficult 2/3/4th albums?
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:45am Joe McG:

You've lost ME, Brian! Wha?
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:47am T-Zero:

Joe, at 2:38, did you mean that to go to JoeD?
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:47am Brian in UK:

I just pledged that was my metaphor. Might go back to bed. Who's Bob Balaban?
Celebrating our twins girls 25th birthday yesterday. Bit slow.
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:49am Joe McG:

Wow, thanks for pledging, Brian! I hope I get a few more before the end of the month. I'm not off to such a hot start.
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:55am Brian in UK:

Thanks T-Zero.
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:56am Brian in UK:

It's going to be a long day. Byeeee.
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:57am Joe McG:

Thanks for listening, all. Hope you have a great weekend (and Columbus Day, if it applies). See you next time, as the Lindisfarne goes....
  Sun. 10/9/11 2:59am T-Zero:

Our plesasure, Joe McG. Enjoyed the show. You take care.
  Tue. 10/11/11 11:24pm Holly in NC:

GREAT show, Joe!
  Sat. 12/17/11 10:32pm emilio:

cool bro the tailgators the sound of LP is awsome.....is there any chance download some songs ????
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