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Options February 12, 2012: Afrika Bamboozle

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Todd Rundgren  Hello It's Me   Options  
Imperial Teen  Overtaken   Options  
St. Christopher  You Deserve More Than a Maybe   Options  
The Popguns  Gone   Options  
Climax  Precious and Few   Options  
The Crickets  Deborah   Options  
Caetano Veloso  Lua e estrela   Options  
John Cunningham  Invisible Lives   Options  
Baden Powell  Márcia, eu te amo   Options  
Paul O'Dette  A Dream (Lady Laitons Paven)   Options composition by John Dowland 
The Monochrome Set  Yo Ho Ho (and Three Bottles of Wine)   Options  
Four Tet  Clouding   Options  
Deodato  Prelude to Afternoon of a Faun   Options the Claude Debussy composition 
Gary McFarland  Days Dipped in Dreams (Pisces)   Options  
Eric Matthews  Genius   Options  
 
Dingaka (Original Motion Picture Sound Track)  Feast of the Strong Men   Options composed by Bertha Egnos and Eddie Domingo 
Guy Warren  Chant   Options aka Kofi Ghanaba 
Women of the Bo-sa-so-sho Tribe, Niger, S.E. Africa  Si Nopo Da (By What Signs Will I Come to Understand?)   Options actually by Michael Snow 
Nu Sounds  Africa   Options a Sun Ra production 
Martin Denny  Mumba   Options  
The Springfields  Swahili Papa   Options  
Akendengue  Awana W'Afrika   Options  
 
Pink Lady  Love Countdown   Options  
Quincy Jones  Love, I Never Had It So Good   Options  
Little Jackie  The World Should Revolve Around Me   Options  
Fannypack  Hit It   Options  
ESG  Dance   Options  
Marsha Hunt's 22  (Oh, No! Not) The Beast Day   Options  
Tom Zé  Defect 8: Onu, arma mortal   Options  
Helen Shapiro  Don't Treat Me Like a Child   Options  
  BOX SCORE Number of songs played: 30 • Percentage of songs played directly from my personal collection: 90% •  Ratio of songs with a vocal component to purely instrumental songs: 4:1 • Ratio of songs with vocals that have male-only singing to female-only singing to mixed-sex singing: 3:2:1 • Number of songs in which a male vocalist is imitating a female voice: 1 • Longest song: 7:12 • Shortest song: 1:04 • Artists by continent (defined by origin or original home of artist, not where song was recorded): North America — 15; South America — 4; Europe — 7; Asia — 1; Africa — 3; Australia/Oceania — 0 • Format breakdown: 7-inch vinyl – 2; 12-inch vinyl — 11; compact disc — 17 • Songs by decade: 1950s — 4; 1960s — 4; 1970s — 7; 1980s — 5; 1990s — 3; 2000s — 6; 2010s — 1 • Age of youngest performer at time of song's release: 14 • Age of oldest performer: 62 • Number of weeks since I've featured a show in which I played songs from the past seven decades: 3 • Number of songs I've ever played that had their first release in 2012: 1 • Number of songs played that have reached the U.S. Top 5 on the Billboard singles chart: 2 • Number of artists played who have reached the Top 20 on the Billboard singles chart under group names other than the ones featured here: 5 • Number of artists played who have directly inspired a Billboard No. 1 hit single by the Rolling Stones: 1 • Percentage of African-derived songs played that were actually performed by African artists: 43% • Number of artists played who have hosted a weekly television series: 2

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