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Options November 18, 2011: It's been a long time.........

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Rakim  It's Been a Long Time   Options The 18th Letter  Universal/MCA  1997    Produced by DJ Premier from "The 18th Letter" the first solo release from (a post Eric B & Rakim) Rakim     
Wu Tang feat RZA  only the rugged   Options             0:02:50 ()
MC Lyte  Cappricio   Options             0:06:04 ()
Just-Ice (feat KRS One)  Going Way Back   Options             0:08:41 ()
Bentley  Venice Beaches   Options C.O.L.O.U.R.S.    2011        0:13:46 ()
Baby Huey  Hard Times   Options             0:16:37 ()
Azeem  Oakland to Brooklyn   Options             0:19:45 ()
Joe Bataan  Call My Name   Options             0:22:09 ()
Red Astaire  Tito   Options             0:25:15 ()
Los Rakas  Kalle   Options     2011    Panama by way of Oakland duo LOS RAKAS who are in NYC tom. @ SOBs - and will be on air here tonight - either phoner or in person depending on when their JFK flight got in    0:27:46 ()
Eric B. & Rakim  Follow the Leader acapella   Options             0:30:01 ()
The Turtles vs 4AM  You Showed Me (4AM's no samples cleared mix)   Options             0:33:38 ()
Damu The Fudgemunk  When Winter Comes feat. Buff1   Options     2011  7"      0:37:35 ()
Thomas East  Just A Trip   Options True Soul Vol. 2: Deep Sounds From The Left Of Stax (V/A)  Now Again        *   0:40:34 ()
Salt N Pepper  Tramp remix   Options       12"      0:43:39 ()
Lateef The Truth Speaker  Oakland (feat Del the Funky Homosapien + The Grouch)   Options     2011      *   0:47:36 ()
Mathias Stubbs  I Never Knew   Options           *   0:50:35 ()
DJ Needlez  Hyper Space (The Revisit)   Options Expressions of a Turntable (The Revisit)    2011  CD      0:55:22 ()
Damu The Fudgemunk  they get yours   Options     2011  7"    *   0:57:27 ()
Red  I SHould Tell Your Mama On You (Dam-Funk Remix)   Options       7"      1:02:12 ()
Evidence  Late For The Sky feat. Slug & Aesop Rock   Options Cats and Dogs  Rhymesayers Entertainment  2011      *   1:04:04 ()
Hype Williams  Jah   Options One Nation    2011      *   1:10:30 ()
The Minutemen  This Ain't No Picnic   Options Ballot Result            1:13:17 ()
Pezzettino  cold chick   Options             1:14:58 ()
Jack Splash  Charlie Wilson (the intro)   Options             1:17:40 ()
A Tribe Called Quest  Buggin Out   Options         ATCQ still one of my all time faves - love em, love em    1:21:08 ()
Larry Davis  Down Home Funk (full version)   Options             1:24:48 ()
Della Humphrey  dreamland   Options             1:29:20 ()
Barrington Levy  don't fuss nor fight   Options Englishman            1:31:54 ()
Toots & The Maytals  Time Tough   Options             1:34:36 ()
Koola Lobitos  Oloufe Mi   Options Nigeria 70: The Definitive Story of 1970s Funky Lagos  Strut          1:38:17 ()
Fever Ray  When I Grow Old (Bassnectar Remix)   Options             1:43:53 ()
Kate Bush  Wuthering Heights   Options             1:48:39 ()
Sick Pleasure  Get the MUNI Driver   Options             1:49:55 ()
Serious Drinking  Hangover   Options             1:51:44 ()
DJ Magic Mike  Feel the Beat   Options             1:54:31 ()
Boogie Down Productions  South Bronx (Instrumental)   Options             1:57:28 ()
Remote Control Frequencies  nautilus one +king of the seven seas   Options 20,000            2:03:32 ()
Doug Benson  Woof (SF mix)   Options             2:09:19 ()
Equipto feat Mike Marshall  Heart and Soul   Options             2:10:17 ()
Prince  When You Were Mine   Options             2:14:34 ()
Shock Treatment  Belfast Telegraph   Options   Energy Records    7"      2:17:58 ()
Quintron  #8   Options The Frog Tape            2:20:36 ()
Live Human  breakseven various   Options             2:23:23 ()
Zuccotti Park few hours ago  post occupation vox pop   Options             2:37:21 ()
Pulse  OWS drumming two weeks ago   Options             2:41:13 ()
Los Rakas  soy raka   Options         miscommunicated with these guys for phoner tonite - but will interivew them at tomprrow's SOB's show in NYC and playback on WFMU in December    2:42:52 ()
Original Tropicana Steel Drum Band  Spanish Hustle   Options             2:46:37 ()
TMA  I'm In Love With Nancy Reagan   Options             2:49:59 ()
Bob James  Take Me to the Mardi Gras   Options             2:52:22 ()


Listener comments!

  Fri. 11/18/11 3:17pm Billy Jam:

Filling in for an under the weather Pseu Braun tonight 9pm to midnite here in NJ. 6pm to 9pm on the Left Coast. it's been a long time. So good to be here. I miss WFMU. Thanks for listening!
  Fri. 11/18/11 6:01pm Richard from Venezuela:

Terrific. Greetings Billy Jam.
  Fri. 11/18/11 6:02pm Cecile:

Billy Jam, break a leg! I will not be able to listen live, but am looking forward to the archives!
  Fri. 11/18/11 6:33pm Billy Jam:

thanks Cecile and Richard - Hope U both are well!
  Fri. 11/18/11 8:59pm filmchick:

Nice to hear you Billy Jam!!
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:02pm filmchick:

You were missed!
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:03pm other david:

Billy, so cool to hear you on the air again, listening from the old sod
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:03pm Ben Drinken:

oh..my...gawd it has been a long time!!
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:03pm spidermanc:

pinch me...its true? Welcome back Billy , fridays aint been the same ..time to crank up my system and get bouncing my bonce , gonna be a golden 2 till 5 am ...yeeehaaaw
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:04pm Billy Jam:

hey LISA, what up SPIDERMAN - good to be back.....jeyeah
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:05pm Ben Drinken:

I feel myself breathing again like I have not in a...been a long time!! Billy Jam!!!
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:06pm other david:

*TURNS UP THE SPEAKERS*
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:08pm filmchick:

Friday night and feeling alrright!!
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:11pm other david:

god damn you've been missed
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:11pm Ben Drinken:

I am pinching myself thinking I am asleep. Dreaming of Billy Jam on the air again..I may have ben drinken but this aint no joke. Billy Jam is on the air!!!
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:14pm Richard from Venezuela:

what is the story about the pics?
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:19pm spidermanc:

i wondering if we are gonna get past the "water shed" (9;30 pm UK after which is ok to say words like fuck , shit , wanker etc )? would love to hear some articulately cussed tunes that are not normally "allowed" less we all get coruptted by those terrible words... i know its a bit wanky to request a tune but would love to bit hit up by some low down dirty MC Champ funkhouse or sort of stuff ...yeah i am bit drunked up n merry headed.... blissed to have you back Billy
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:20pm eastvanhalen:

I'm a Hook regular and this is just freaking awesome. Fridaaaaayyy...
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:20pm Billy Jam:

thanks for tuning in.....re pics - no story, just pics I took with WFMU "blog" stickers - one in Jersey UK - one in Queens, NY
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:21pm filmchick:

Got my new speakers cranked all the way up!
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:22pm Ike:

Hey Billy Jam! Great to hear you! @spidermanc, we don't really have a "watershed" here. I forget if it's 10 p.m. or 11 p.m., but after a certain point you can play things that are "indecent" but not things that are "obscene" -- but what the fuck does that mean? The FCC refuses to define these terms, so who the fuck knows? Nobody, that's who.
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:24pm JB:

Killin it dawg !! Azeem !! yeeeuuhhh ! Whats up with some Celsius 7 tonight? ( I know, no requests ; ) Do i need to send you some radio edits?
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:25pm Smith:

Old bin!
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:27pm spidermanc:

cheers for the info Ike , i know what i find obscene = banal mainstream zombie muzak filler that rots your soul and treats you like a 5 year old ..... i hear you filmchick lets crank up da bass together .

ahhh yeah that sweet spot ,,,Billlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy JJJJJJJaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:28pm lexdawg:

thumbs up if Ddawg sent you here
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:28pm other david:

lololol
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:30pm filmchick:

crank it!!!!!
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:31pm lexdawg:

la raza...
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:37pm spidermanc:

....ahhh that was a Eric B & Rakim bass fest ...."remember you are not a slave"
its fuckin horny ..just being honest
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:48pm Ben Drinken:

makin some mean ramen. seems fitting with Billy Jam. seems like I should make some tacos next.
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:48pm other david:

hey lexdawg :D
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:49pm lexdawg:

I'd make a taco outta S&P alright
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:52pm lexdawg:

that's one cool globe... thingamajig there, where is it?
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:53pm G:

Thje globe is leftover from the early 1960s world fair in NYC, in Queens
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:54pm lexdawg:

sweet, thanks G
  Fri. 11/18/11 9:56pm G:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1964_New_York_World's_Fair
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:04pm spidermanc:

if you are listening and reading coments but just a bit too shy or dont know what to type on the comments box , relax , take a deep breath, feel the vibe and let the words come, let the love flow and type something real,........ see it's easy and your DJ will appreciate the love ...we will all appreciate the love ,,, cheers Billy you gotta a lotta soul .
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:06pm lexdawg:

nah I just can't do sums that frequent or else it fries my brain... cool though, digging the sounds... digging the sounds
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:08pm G:

the more "altered" the average listener, the higher the math hurdle gets :-)
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:11pm Billy Jam:

@JB - yeah you really do as i had one ready to go earlier but due to curses had to cancel - sorry - but hit me cleans please....
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:11pm PB:

Rappers sampling Jackson Browne. Wouldn't believe it if I didn't actually hear it.
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:11pm Kieran:

This is like a grilled cheese sandwich...
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:11pm Billy Jam:

@PB - right?
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:16pm alberto:

hell motherfuckin' yeah!!!
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:20pm Ben Drinken:

I am at a loss for my usual quips and wise cracks because this is so good.
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:23pm ledzeppelinsucks:

I heard this guy mention 'tupac'. Tupac is the guy the called CA 'The Sunshine State' . IDIOT!!
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:24pm filmchick:

I m kicking back listening to Billy Jam and just poured myself a drink. Yeah
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:24pm JB:

nice! Jack Splash is dope ! Have you heard the new project with him and Dirt Nasty? Called "Chain Swangaz"
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:26pm Jimmy Page:

I am enlightened. Ramble on..
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:26pm JB:

and bummer on the C7 track! Pop Rox is clean, as well as a few others ... But i will send you some cleanies no prob. thx for thinkin' of us though :)
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:28pm Billy Jam:

thanks JB.....please do that....and let's do an interview in Berkeley next week
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:28pm JB:

PS : This tequila is too strong!! I actually got two of the required simple math questions wrong so my posts didn't work! haha. It's a good Friday already. Oakland Baybeee !
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:31pm lexdawg:

shiz is melllllllllow... I should come here more often
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:32pm lexdawg:

It's all gone I & I now... loving it
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:33pm Ben Drinken:

I actually stopped drinkin once I realized he was on the air tonight. That is how powerful Billy Jam is on the air.
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:33pm ledzeppelinsucks:

hello I am in Ballard
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:36pm JB:

sounds good B! Hit you soon. peace
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:36pm spidermanc:

my math is so screwed i keep getting 4:19
even a stopped clock's right twice a day

we are deep in Billy Jam time space continium
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:36pm ledzeppelinsucks:

I am reading about these privately run prisons. It saves the state money on budget spread sheets and makes politicians, judges and others money by bribes. Kids caught out late at night are being sent to these shit holes for 6 months by judges that benefit by corruption.
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:37pm Billy Jam:

LED please post link to articles
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:37pm ya ya:

Hooping to your music with the woodstove on...
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:37pm Ben Smokin:

got to be some weed round here some wheeaaa!!
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:38pm spidermanc:

Toooooots tooooooooooooooooooooots aw man toooooooots
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:38pm lexdawg:

Toots = legend... much skanking here
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:38pm PB:

Toots Hibbert and the Maytals - greatet reggae artist of all time.
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:39pm ledzeppelinsucks:

http://www.cleveland.com/open/index.ssf/2011/09/ohio_state_prison_system_sales.html i first heard about this in 1989
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:40pm Ben Drinken and smokin:

oh that is why I stopped drinken because I started smokin...whoooo!!!
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:40pm filmchick:

lolol
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:41pm ledzeppelinsucks:

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=18&ved=0CFMQtwIwBzgK&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3D5EnGqubYhsg&ei=RyXHTrDrO6GTiQLF0tzWDw&usg=AFQjCNEBGWpDMl25s6scfZRra2baMrW9iQ&sig2=r7L7vpda3b85HitLbfDDbg

http://www.cleveland.com/open/index.ssf/2011/09/ohio_state_prison_system_sales.html
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:41pm lexdawg:

*PB* nah... as much love as I have for toots (he created the Bam-Bam riddim ffs) Bob was the greatest reggae artist of all time
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:45pm spidermanc:

in the spirit of naming all time greatest's can i add that Reggie Watts is the greatest live loop artist of all time

if you aint allready then search him soon you wont be disapointed
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:46pm ledzeppelinsucks:

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/Article/094289-2011-08-05-filling-prison-beds-for-profit.htm?EdNo=001&From=
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:48pm PB:

@lex, as great as Bob Marley & the Wailers were, to me they were like the Beatles of reggae. In other words, a safe choice but one that can't really be argued against.
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:50pm eastvanhalen:

Ah, Kate Bush from my teen years. This is great.
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:51pm spidermanc:

at the risk of sounding like a total suck ass i gotta say you got fucking awsome taste Billy ,, allways giving me something to thunk n groove on-- credit where credits due ,, cheers muchly , love your art.

wow Kate , gotta luv a bit of bush
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:52pm lexdawg:

*spidermanc* certainly worth a twirl, thanks
*ledzeppelinsucks* why are you surprised?
*PB* dunno man, he got shot for his mind... how safe is that?
and yes... so did Lennon before you go there lol
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:53pm ledzeppelinsucks:

Get the MUNI Driver. haAHAH ahah AHAH AHaha AHAHAHA HAHAHAH YEAH
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:55pm lexdawg:

Serious Drinking! ... this playlist has teeth!
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:55pm eastvanhalen:

MOSH PIT!
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:55pm ledzeppelinsucks:

They should make a song asking why MUNI drivers put the heat on broil during rain. Or why people in SF wear layers of cotton, wool and other absorbent clothing in rain and think rain and 60 degrees is 'COLD'
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:55pm Ben Drinken and smokin:

Now that I have ben drinken AND smokin I am now believing this is all a crazy trip dream. I may wake up in the tomorrow and check the archives and nope...it was all psue
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:56pm spidermanc:

yur welcome lex
Reggie truly takes things too far and beyond and still comes up trumps
. yes they must stop drinking...more for me

spidy grins and pogos
  Fri. 11/18/11 10:57pm mike east:

Billy jam! Good to hear you! You are missed Friday afternoons
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:01pm Ben Drinken and smokin and trippin:

now that the trippin is kicken in I bet this Billy Jam thing being back is all in my mind. what a good thing to imagine any hows. but whaat!!
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:14pm mike east:

That was benson, right? Was just listening to his podcast
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:14pm ledzeppelinsucks:

who are these kooks calling San Francisco 'San Fran' and 'Frisco'? They must be from Stockton or Santa Rosa
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:15pm Billy Jam:

Nope they are from teh Fillmoe - And yes it was Benson
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:17pm beth:

lovin' the show!
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:18pm olde gold digger codger:

when I was there it wasn't called fiinio risco yo city. it was simply called the place we brought our gold we found to be turned into money so we could buy whisky and bang the babes!!
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:21pm osvi:

Whats up, big pimpin'? Spin 'em!
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:22pm Carmichael:

Well, I'll be. Here's to ya, Billy!
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:23pm ledzeppelinsucks:

no one I know in San Francisco calls it 'Frisco' or 'San Fran' I call bullshit on their claim.
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:24pm lexdawg:

Otis did
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:25pm filmchick:

Diggin this groovy music..
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:26pm ledzeppelinsucks:

http://www.friscovista.com/news/overview/dont-call-it-frisco/
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:28pm Carmichael:

Hoistin' a flagon of ale to yas.
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:30pm osvi:

No one in the City would trip about that.
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:34pm olde gold digger codger:

when I was there we had to bring our gold to the "city" to get paid the most. this was back in the 80's...1880's...once we tried to sneak out a huge bag of weed we traded from some mexicans. the government was there and one of the mexicans warned us and whispered "you are going to get frisked, yo!" and then that is when I think the Frsco thing began. because of the "frisk, Yo!"
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:39pm filmchick:

Mr. Billy(Ham) Jam, I have to say I have enjoyed myself tonight. Nice ,easy night with great tunes . I hope this becomes a semi reg thing.
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:40pm lexdawg:

wonder if gene wilder knew he was actually bringing that Torah scroll to the Louisiana synagogue
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:43pm lexdawg:

Same here bro, looking forward to many mere Billy Jams, really enjoyed it
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:51pm Billy Jam:

hey thanks all for listening and leaving comments and supporting WFMU.....The new season starts on December 4th here on F M U - hell jeyeah! - peace and I am audi
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:51pm ledzeppelinsucks:

yeah kick ass set Billy
  Fri. 11/18/11 11:52pm filmchick:

yeah!!!!!!!!
  Sat. 11/19/11 4:59am ledzeppelinsucks:

hey folks what is up? 98117 here
  Sat. 11/19/11 10:08am spidermanc:

Thanks Billy , magnificent set , i will have to hit the archives for the last 20 mins or so-- i flaked, crashed and burned (4:40 am UK ) .
lookin forward to new season.
aceness
  Sat. 11/19/11 1:15pm Billy Jam:

LEDzeppers, FilmChickie, Spidey in da UK, Other David in Ireland, IKE in NJ, and JB in Bay - thanks for all your input and support! It was fun
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