Frank O'Toole's playlist November 28, 2011 E-mail Frank O'Toole
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Track Artist Album / Format Label Approx. start time Get Happy / MUSIC BEHIND DJ: Mr. Lucky Jane Horrocks / Henry Mancini fxo dub mix (including the "Little Voice" soundtrack) (CD-R) no label 0:00:00 ) Mallet Quartet III Fast Hallet Quartet "Steve Reich (featuring Hallet Quartet)" Lp * Nonesuch 0:06:12 ) Rollin' Tumblin' (remix) R.L. Burnside "Rollin' Tumblin' " Ep (CD) Bong Load 0:11:09 ) Lovely Day (Jimmy The Twin edits) Bill Withers MP3 (MP3) no label 0:14:01 ) You Can't Hurry Love (Bounced remix) The Supremes (backed by The Funk Brothers) MP3 (MP3) no label 0:22:48 ) MUSIC BEHIND DJ: Daly's (Looney)Tune T Daly/ FMU Locked Grooves fxo dub mix (CD-R) no label 0:29:36 ) Chicago Tom Waits "Bad As Me" Lp (CD) * Anti- 0:32:37 ) It's Bad You Know R.L. Burnside "Come On In" Lp (CD) Fat Possum 0:34:58 ) Forty Days and Forty Nights Cassandra Wilson "Silver Pony" Lp (CD) Blue Note/EMI 0:40:00 ) I Can't Stand The Rain (remix) Ann Peebles "I Can't Stand The Rain" Lp (CD) Fat Possum 0:46:19 ) Inner City Blues (CaZ edit) James Last MP3 (MP3) no label 0:49:56 ) Baltimore (re-Edit) Nina Simone MP3 (MP3) no label 0:55:14 ) MUSIC BEHIND DJ: FMU Locked Groove/ Here It Comes Freddie Fresh / WFMU Locked Groove fxo dub mix (CD-R) no label 1:00:32 ) 36 Perfect Ways/ I Ching of Love Jad Fair & Ken Stringfellow " '78 LTD" compil. Lp (CD) * Thick Syrup 1:06:27 ) Tracks #31 & 32 Madlib "Medicine Show #12" Lp (CD) * no label 1:08:59 ) Tedium DJ Shadow "The Less You Know, The Better" Lp (CD) * Island 1:12:37 ) Sweet Honey Pie Mike Watt & The Missing Men " '78 LTD" compil. Lp (CD) * Thick Syrup 1:14:46 ) Albatross (remix) Peter Green/ Chris Coco/ Fleetwood Mac MP3 (MP3) no label 1:16:21 ) Q Inara George Free Music Archive (MP3) FMA 1:21:43 ) Running Up The Hill Kate Bush (Datassette VS. Kate Bush -remix) MP3 (MP3) no label 1:26:40 ) A Chase Posthaste People Like Us & Ergo Phizmiz Free Music Archive (MP3) FMA 1:29:48 ) Grapefruit The Warm Digits "Keep Warm With..." Lp (CD) * Distraction 1:35:43 ) Summer's Last Sound Disco Inferno "The 5 Eps" Lp (CD) * One Little Indian 1:40:18 ) I Only Have Eyes For You (remix) The Flamingos MP3 (MP3) no label 1:45:57 ) Why Can't We Live Together (Underdog Rework) Timmy Thomas MP3 (MP3) no label 1:52:09 ) MUSIC BEHIND DJ: FMU Locked Groove/ Here It Comes Freddie Fresh / WFMU Locked Groove fxo dub mix (CD-R) no label 2:00:11 ) All For You Imelda May "Mayhem" Lp (CD) Decca 2:06:39 ) The Eagle And Me Van Dyke Parks "Arrangements, Vol. 1" Lp (CD) * Bananastan 2:10:21 ) Jello and Juggernauts Unknown Mortal Orchestra "Unknown Mortal Orchestra" Lp (CD) * Fat Possum 2:12:00 ) Running Hard For Home (remix) Bert Jansch MP3 (MP3) no label 2:19:18 ) Gimme Some Lovin' (remix) Spencer Davis Group MP3 (MP3) no label 2:22:30 ) Baby, Please Don't Go Big Bill Broonzy Free Music Archive (MP3) FMA 2:30:05 ) John The Revelator Billy Childish Free Music Archive (MP3) FMA 2:30:47 ) God's Gonna Cut You Down (remix) Johnny Cash Free Music Archive (MP3) FMA 2:31:36 ) Nothing Too Much, Just Out Of Sight The Fireman (Paul McCartney & Youth) "Electric Arguments" Lp (CD) MPl - ATo 2:37:39 ) MUSIC BEHIND DJ: Lift 808 State 12" Ep (Vinyl) Tommyboy 2:43:10 ) Echoes Of Harlem Ralph Carney's Serious Jass Project "Seriously" Lp (CD) * Smog Veil Records 2:47:04 ) All Hands Boom Bip "Zig Zaj" Lp (CD) * Lex 2:52:27 ) Dance Macabre The Westminster Philharmonic Orchestra "The Bride of Frankenstein - Music by Franz Waxman" Soundtrack Lp (CD) Silva Music 2:55:37 ) end theme(s) Hitchcock Messes With Nelson Riddle fxo dub mix (CD-R) no label 2:56:27 )
Mon. 11/28/11 6:09am fxo:
"EEt's alive!" mornin' all.
Mon. 11/28/11 6:13am hamburger:
present! only just
Mon. 11/28/11 6:16am fxo:
'burgs, your presence is appreciated.
Mon. 11/28/11 6:47am rob:
play super strummer
Mon. 11/28/11 6:52am fxo:
is this code? Or cold?
Mon. 11/28/11 7:11am fxo:
well, the sunz-up (est).
Mon. 11/28/11 7:51am 3D-Nyc:
@ "eyes" was a light , fast-paced song in a 1930-140's movie-
Mon. 11/28/11 7:56am fxo:
more like the 50's version. Good call, though.
Mon. 11/28/11 8:02am 3D-Nyc:
Having heard the Flamingos version first,
It was hard to imagine it not being a lighthearted song originally.
The Flamingos seem to "own" it now-and for good reason-
Mon. 11/28/11 8:09am fxo:
check out a scene in "The Right Stuff", with The Flamingos song. Really cool.
Mon. 11/28/11 8:17am 3D-Nyc:
Ah-The Original was 1934:
"I Only Have Eyes for You" is a popular song by composer Harry Warren and lyricist Al Dubin, written in 1934 for the film Dames where it was introduced by Dick Powell and Ruby Keeler.
Mon. 11/28/11 8:21am fxo:
Mon. 11/28/11 8:25am Mike Oz:
"I Only Have Eyes For You" was sung by Dick Powell to Ruby Keeler on (a studio set of) the Staten Island Ferry in 'Dames', a Busby Berkeley film that appeared in 1934, inbetween 'Gold Diggers of 1933' & 'Gold Diggers of 1935'. The song also featured in a big production number sung by a female chorus and featuring a silent Ruby Keeler and many multiple identically dressed 'Rubys'. Both versions were fairly light and much faster than The Flamingos' recording.
Mon. 11/28/11 8:30am fxo:
who needs Wikipedia? I have you guys. Soo, Busby Berkley had the orig., or was it Berkley who arranged The Flamingos. Oh, never mind.
Mon. 11/28/11 8:40am 3D-Nyc:
"eyes: really translated well into a slow, mysterious ballad.
I once heard a quiet, slow cover of Led Zeps version of "Whole lotta Love"..it worked well actually, and the thorny lyrics were still present- it beautuful, and bemusing too-
But the flamingo's cover od "eyes" is sublime- tks !
Mon. 11/28/11 8:43am Mike Oz:
I second that emotion.
Mon. 11/28/11 8:47am Mike Oz:
Amazing! Did Macca just transmogrify into Beefheart or the other way round? (Momentarily at least, at the end of that Fireman track.) Bert Jansch RIP.
Mon. 11/28/11 8:48am Sam:
Eh, FrankEE! Good morning to you my brother.
Mon. 11/28/11 8:50am ugo:
Listening in Oz. Great show. We Cant Live Together blew me away.
Mon. 11/28/11 8:52am fxo:
Bert Jansch, thanks for the memory.
MOz: McCartney still has tricks up his sleeve (with Youth).
Sam, glad you checked in.
ugo: glad you dug it.
Mon. 11/28/11 8:52am still b/p:
Another Warren/Dubin song (also famously used in a Busby tripfest) that works well in later slowed-tempo treatments is Lullaby of Broadway.
Mon. 11/28/11 8:54am fxo:
by Bram Tchaikovsky?
Mon. 11/28/11 8:55am Sam:
I'm with you Frankie, wikipedia not necessary. It's important to actually know stuff and not be addicted to the internet.
Mon. 11/28/11 8:58am Mike Oz:
Thanks, Frank. Nice.
Mon. 11/28/11 8:58am 3D-Nyc:
tks- and have a good week all-
Mon. 11/28/11 8:59am still b/p:
Never heard Bram's. I think Bette Midler has done both languid and peppy versions.
Last portion of show nice....will check the archivy rest.
Mon. 11/28/11 8:59am fxo:
thanks for the comments, seeya next week, same webcast, same time.