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Options April 12, 2012: 4-Hour Fill-in for Fabio ... Music/Trayvon Martin March/Brendan Burke -OWS De-Escalation Team Live in the Studio

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
Puzzle  On With The Show   Options Puzzle  Motown  1973  LP    0:00:00 ()
David Cassidy  How Can I Be Sure?   Options   Bell  1972  45  Nice version, yes?   
The Lennon Sisters  Green Tambourine   Options The Lennon Sisters Today  Mercury  60's?  LP     
Technotronic  This Beat Is Technotronic (Radio Edit)   Options   SBK  1990  12"     
Rolling Stones  Hot Stuff   Options Black and Blue  Rolling Stones  1976  LP     
Fever Tree  San Francisco Girls (Return Of The Native)   Options   Uni  1968  45     
Balloon Farm  A Question Of Temperature   Options   Laurie  1968  45  "New Jersey act. The Balloon Farm, was named after a New York City nightclub."   
The Monkees  I Wanna Be Free   Options The Monkees  Colgems  1966  LP  RIP Davey. :>(   
Tommy James & The Shondells  Sweet Cherry Wine   Options Cellophane Symphony  Roulette  1969  LP     
Geronimo Black  Gone   Options Geronimo Black  UNI  1972  LP  From Wikipedia ...

"After their manager Russ Reagen left, according to guitarist Denny Walley, no one... really knew what to do with the band in the company or how to promote us and they were really afraid of us. We were rowdy, drank a lot, did everything a lot. We were pretty uncontrollable and they wound up banning us from even coming onto the lot and that was the end of the record deal." 

 
Spirit  Nature's Way   Options The Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus  Epic   1970  LP     
Van Halen  Ain't Talkin' About Love   Options Van Halen  Warner Brothers  1978  LP     
Motley Crue  Too Young to Fall in Love   Options Shout At The Devil  Elektra  1981  LP     
Queen  Keep Yourself Alive   Options Queen  ELektra  1973  LP  Debut Queen LP   
The Sweet  Little WIlly   Options   Bell  1973  45     
Missing Persons  Destination Unknown   Options Spring Session M  Capitol  1982  LP  Love the drumz.   
War   The World Is A Ghetto   Options Greatest Hits  UA  1972  LP     
  The second hour of programming includes raw footage from a march protesting the killing of Trayvon Martin which occurred on April 10th, 2012 and went from Union Square Park in Manhattan to the projects on Avenue D in the Lower East Side, and back to Union Square. Read more about Trayvon Martin here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shooting_of_Trayvon_Martin

The Undisputed Truth  Smiling Faces   Options The Greatest 64 Motown Original Hits  Motown  70's  Boxed set     
Janet Jackson  Rhythm Nation   Options   A&M  1989  45  Incredible track. Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis production.   
Eric B & Rakim  Follow the Leader   Options Follow the Leader  UNI  1988  LP     
Donny Hathaway  To Be Young, Gifted and Black   Options Everything is Everything  Atco  1970  LP  Nina Simone song.   
General Kane  Crack Killed Applejack   Options   Gordy  1986  45     
Curtis Mayfield  Move On Up   Options Curtis  Curtom    LP     
Gil-Scott Heron   Gun   Options Reflections  Arista  1981  LP     
Buddy Miles  We Got To Live Together   Options We Got To Live Together  Mercury  1970  LP     
Creedence Clearwater Revival  Have You Ever Seen The Rain?   Options Pendulum  Fantasy  1970  LP  Actually ... Doug Clifford and Stu Cook.   
Kenny Rogers & The First Edition  Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town   Options Greatest Hits  Reprise  1969  LP  Mel Tillis song.   
 
An Interview with Station Manager Ken!
 
2:23 - An Interview with Lauren of Occupy Wall Street at Union Square Park - April 9th, 2012
The Doors  Peace Frog   Options Weird Scenes Inside The Goldmine  Elektra  1972  LP box set     
The Seeds  Pushin' Too Hard   Options 24 Original Happening Hits  Telerad    LP  Original LP price ... $2.00!   
 
An Interview with Jack of Occupy Wall Street - Union Square Park April 9th, 2012.
Neil Young  We R In Control   Options Trans  Geffen  1982  LP     
Judas Priest  Breaking The Law   Options British Steel  Columbia  1981  LP     
 
Interview with Protester at Union Square Park (Former Flaming Neo-Conservative)
Grand Funk  Nothing Is The Same   Options Closer To Home  Capitol  1970  LP     
Locust  Hold On To America   Options   Magic  1976  45  Keith Brown, wherever you are, peace and love my early mentor.

http://www.CrystalSoundRecording.com/ 

 
The Wrest  Bet Your Sweet Bippy   Options   Target  1967  45  Winner of the Wisconsin battle of the bands in '67.   
The Original Caste   One Tin Soldier   Options One Tin Soldier  Bell  1971    Featuring Dixie Lee Innes. More famous version by Coven.   
Cream  White Room   Options   Atco  1968  45     
  This hour contains interviews from the Occupy Wall Street presence at Union Square Park - April 9th, 2012
 
An Interview with Jack and his Dad from Missouri at Union Square Park
Herman's Hermits  Listen People   Options Vol. 2 The Best Of Herman's Hermits  MGM  Late 60's?  LP     
 
This Hour's Guest - Brendan Burke - De-Escalation Team - Occupy Wall Street
 
A Call from Frances in Virginia
 
Caller #2 ... Herb!
 
http://www.nycga.net/
 
Thanks to the Ministry of Lamination for my Bicycle Fender
 
A Call from Brian
Mahavishnu Orchestra  One Word   Options Birds Of Fire  Columbia  1973  LP  Song at the End   
  Thanks for listening to this FOUR HOUR extravaganza my friends. It sure was fun playing all that music and just dropping in my interview stuff here and there. Very hard to do that in a one-hour format. I want to thank Brendan Burke of the OWS De-Escalation Team for being my special guest. My FIRST special guest I think on Dusty. Well ... maybe Grandma Phyllis. Anyway ... as always I wish I could have the hour back, because I always think of cool questions later on, or wish I hadn't said some of the dumb stuff I said. Life is like that. For some reason, as I am typing this, 12:59 am April 16th, 2012, I am feeling a good deal of visceral anxiety. Mostly that I might suck, which is a very real possibility, and that my gear is wearing out. My micro-cassette recorder (the model is now no longer made by Radio Shack {and it is the unit that delivers the classic Dusty sound}). Also, I am down to my last dual-cassette deck. The special model whose model number I won't even mention anymore. Damn. Why can't things just be around forever? Why? Why must obsolescence follow us and the products we love around like some deranged hyena, waiting to bite and inflict pain and virulent rabies on us? That's how it feels. Anyway ... I am just trying to hold it together here. The wheels just feel real damned wobbly right now. Thanks for all your support and loyalty listener. Seriously. It;s important to me and to TDS. Onward we go, Another week. Let me know if the sound quality gets to bad and I'll go digital, but it will suck and it would probably be the end for Dusty. That normalcy. That sterile sameness. Ugh. Take care and have a great week. Always remember.

Clay

PS - THANK YOU FABIO!!!!!!


Listener comments!

  Thu. 4/12/12 3:07pm Caryn:

4 hours of Clay! Nice.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:07pm Matt from Springfield:

Pigeon plays Partridge!

Heeeeeeeyyyy Clay! Four hour MEGA-GANZA today! I'm ready for it!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:08pm Clay:

Heer!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:08pm Cecile:

hey, clay, all!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:08pm Mike East:

what a treat!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:08pm Matt from Springfield:

Wow, surreal. The Lennon Pipers.
Almost as off as Lawrence Welk playing "One Toke Over The Line".
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:09pm kata:

woah, nice surprise..
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:09pm Clay:

Hey Matt! Hey Cecile!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:09pm Matt from Springfield:

Hey Mike!
And, congrats on the baby--I saw your earlier comment!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:11pm earwax:

Yay Clay!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:11pm Parq:

Clay to take me through the end of my working day -- oh, words fail me.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:12pm jk:

afternoon Clay! great surprise to hear you on the air.
If anyone wants to watch a bird sitting around while you listen, you can do so here: http://www.allaboutbirds.org/page.aspx?pid=2433
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:12pm Clay:

I hope you are DANCING
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:12pm Parq:

And Mike East is a new dad? Way to go, man. Good thing you have FMU to keep you company through all that not sleeping.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:12pm Matt from Springfield:

@Parq: Play the Archive of his last 4 hour fill in for Fabio when you punch in.
Go to lunch, come back and listen to this live. Helps you through the whole working day.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:13pm seang:

Word Up
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:13pm Ralphine:

That beat is a little too technotronic to dance to.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:13pm Cecile:

Mike East, congrats!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:14pm wildneil:

Rock on Clay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:14pm Mike East:

Aww shucks, thanks guys. Its still inside my wife's belly though. Very exciting. I'll let ya'll know how it comes out!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:14pm The Marmot:

Hooray! For all the fill in shows i miss, I was lucky enough to catch this one right as it started. 4 Hours of Clay HOORAY!!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:14pm dc pat:

Haha, Mike East is a dad..congratulations, it's a great way to be.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:14pm Matt from Springfield:

@Parq,Mike: Heh, Nat Roe would probably upset a little one even more, but on the small chance a baby would like Nat, that would be ideal for the FMU parent!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:16pm Caryn:

I remember being in elementary school when Technotronic had their hits. My dad loathed them. To this day, if he wants to mock dance music or rap, he starts doing Technotronic in a whiny voice...
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:17pm Matt from Springfield:

A lot of dusty vinyl exhumation today I presume?
Make this the DUSTIEST, DUSTY show ever Clay!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:17pm Big E:

Clay--what's the chance we could get some boogie-rock up in here?
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:18pm Clay:

Phone fAILS JEEZ!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:18pm seang:

are the phones in mono?
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:19pm Matt from Springfield:

@Caryn: Remember when Clay did a riff on Julie's goth music, "I'll Be The One Who's Wearing Black"? Pure goldeness :)

Whenever I'm doing a riff on Bauhaus or other 70s/80s early goth music, for some reason I always sing to the tune of The Church's "Shadow Cabinet"--which isn't goth at all. I don't know why, maybe it's just easier to make up stuff to that tune..
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:19pm Caryn:

Clay, are you going to be playing any of those songs you were talking about that you hate but are trying to expose yourself to in the hopes of liking them?
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:21pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Wow..Between Dave M's Classic moments during the the last 3 hours & Clay's potential in the next 4, the POP police are gonna be woikin' it!
Looking forward!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:21pm miss cheri:

hi there clay--do you any bowie tunes around?
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:22pm Dead Corporate Eyes:

oh I love this tune!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:22pm miss cheri:

*have*
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:23pm Matt from Springfield:

Which song is this btw?
Clay, if you can try to post some titles to the left after you put them on.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:24pm Dead Corporate Eyes:

you can't chain that bird, MFS
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:24pm miss cheri:

hey caryn,,what's happening?
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:25pm Matt from Springfield:

@DCE: True, that bird has flown. And continues to fly.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:25pm Jim:

I think it's called San Francisco Girls, Matt.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:26pm Matt from Springfield:

I'm "MFS"...I've seen "fishmonkeystew" abbreviated as "FMS", but I have yet to be on the same playlist at the same time as him.

Thanks Jim.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:26pm Cecile:

balloon farm
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:28pm Dead Corporate Eyes:

Mickey
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:28pm Clay:

You knew Cecile
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:28pm Vicki:

hello :))) this is my favourite Monkees song
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:29pm Woo:

The Monkees are equally fabulous.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:29pm Matt from Springfield:

This is a good one, many FMU DJs have played this in tribute to Davy, but I first heard the Boyce & Hart version a couple years ago (they wrote this and several others for the Monkees). That's also a great arrangement.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:29pm mrmucho:

let's hear some uriah heep
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:29pm Caryn:

Nesmith was my definite fave.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:29pm Mr Donut:

Remember the Corn Flakes commercial? They all pour in the cereal then the milk then the sugar. Then Peter does all that in reverse and they look at him like What are you crazy? Which of course he is!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:30pm Matt from Springfield:

Hey Vicki! :)
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:30pm Jim:

When I was a kid I liked "Sometime in the Morning." Still do, come to think of it.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:30pm Vicki:

and the Rolling Stones did a breakfast cereal advert too - the music - I think coco pops
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:30pm wildneil:

My sister would let me out of my skinner box and we would watch the Monkees in the 70's...those were the days! Freed from the baby cage! I am not kidding, I used to climb out of the playpen, so my dad made a big wodden roof on my playpen, compelte with access hatch...this is why I am "wild" neil
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:31pm Matt from Springfield:

I've never seen The Monkees show, but I like that Mike has actually written many songs (including Linda Ronstadt and The Stone Ponies' "Different Drum").
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:31pm Matt from Springfield:

Sweet Cherry Wine!
Jonesy played this for Easter, he seems to play this quite a bit.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:31pm Woo:

Thank you for keeping the Davy tribute going. Isn't tonight the Hall of Fame thing? Isn't there a certain group missing? Hell, Tommy James should be in there too.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:33pm Parq:

"Only God has the right .." -- amazing how theistic some of these 60s message songs were. Remember the last verse of "Signs"?
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:33pm Matt from Springfield:

I literally have more Tommy James with and without The Shondells, "than you could ever need, want, or even physically tolerate".
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:34pm Matt from Springfield:

@Parq: Huge focus on the spiritual throughout the 60s, including in social justice.
Tommy soon after became a "Christian" singer, with lyrics that actually weren't particularly religious.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:35pm Mike East:

yes, Matt (re: Jonesy). Makes me happy every time he plays it. I believe I was dancing around the house on Sunday (which is typical between 12-3)
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:35pm Matt from Springfield:

@wildneil: Always wild at heart!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:36pm geokopp:

Tommy James lives in cedar grove NJ!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:36pm Listener Jimbo:

Matt: Nesmith has said that Pete was a better musician than himself.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:37pm Parq:

Matt, dig it, but it's like all the references to getting married in rockabilly music -- these guys were supposedly the apocalypse when it came to traditional values, and most of them seemingly were more traditional than I am.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:37pm fxo:

give it up for "the pidg"
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:39pm Woo:

Here we go! Spirit! One of greatest greatest hits albums ever.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:39pm Cecile:

I like this kind of 70s melancholy sometimes. Upbeat music, depressing lyrics.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:39pm Cheri Pi:

I've had this song in my head for the last month.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:39pm Woo:

Clay, do you have Lady Eleanor by Lindasfarne?
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:39pm Mr Donut:

Damn - I always thought this was Paul McCartney
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:40pm Matt from Springfield:

@Jimbo: Peter Tork, now he's a greater mystery to me than the rest. Anyone here a particular fan of his? I just know from a recent RS article that Pete and Mike were the musicians who wanted to take The Monkees serious direction, while Mickey and Davy were actors who were okay with the way it was.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:41pm dave:

jack cassidy from jefferson airplane isnt it?
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:41pm seang:

NICE
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:41pm Cheri Pi:

I'm cranking this up
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:41pm dc pat:

gotta follow this up with the minutemen version
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:42pm Clay:

For YOU Seang Rock it!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:42pm Parq:

I mis-rememebered the artist behind "Nature's Way" as well, but I thought it was Badfinger. Not far from Paulie, yeh?
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:42pm BubbaWatson:

Keep on Rockin' -I miss Rodney on the course.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:42pm Fredericks:

Sorry I'm late.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:43pm tim from champaign:

Clay, I love Fabio's show but I'm going to root for you during the next Clay vs Fabio throwdown. You've got Van Halen in your bag of tricks.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:43pm dave:

bass player in spirit
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:43pm Mr Donut:

Paul was the fifth Badfinger
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:44pm Clay:

Champaign. Home of REO and Starcastle!!!!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:44pm BubbaWatson:

Did it smell?
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:44pm Ralphine:

I read that David Lee Roth really sucked at Van Halen's Miami show a couple of days ago.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:44pm Matt from Springfield:

Dunlop EVH95, that's the guitar pedal I was looking for. Eddie Van Halen used that wah pedal for that distinctive sound in "Ain't Talkin' Bout Love". It may have been an earlier Dunlop pedal at the time, but they later named it after EVH.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:45pm BubbaWatson:

I read that David Lee Roth was the most rockingnest dude!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:45pm BubbaWatson:

Nice Intro Clay!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:45pm Cheri Pi:

Motley Crue on Fabio's hour, naice!!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:45pm Cecile:

It's not a van Halen reunion w/o Michael Anthony.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:45pm Dead Corporate Eyes:

haha, that was cute, Clay, what you did there/
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:46pm Mr Donut:

I hear DLR used to be semi good lookin
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:46pm Matt from Springfield:

Whose biography was Clay reading from during the Hurricane shows? David Lee Roth, or Alex Van Halen's? I joked that he was really just talking about his own past as a rocker! ;)
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:47pm BubbaWatson:

You got any Crimson, Clay?
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:47pm Cheri Pi:

EVH taught me not to drink anything I couldn't see through.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:47pm dinatekno:

You have me playing air drums and air guitar in my shared cubicle - ROCK IT Clay!!! Thanks for making my afternoon so much fun!!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:48pm Ralphine:

How about Concrete and Clay?
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:48pm BubbaWatson:

Tommy had a three stick drum stick set
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:49pm Cecile:

Exactly, Clay. Justin Hawkins or Adam Lambert.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:50pm BubbaWatson:

Hey Clay can you play my apocalypse soiree?!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:51pm Caryn:

Queen were smart in their early days: run a clothing boutique, and you always have cool rocker clothes to wear for cheap or for free.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:51pm BubbaWatson:

I call it the Apocaplypso in Acapulco
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:51pm wildneil:

Classic Rock fail!!!!!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:52pm Matt from Springfield:

WFMU is a collective Mr. Fahrenheit! Travelling at the speed of light--don't stop it!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:53pm Matt from Springfield:

@wildneil: Say what now? A "fail" just ain't possible with Queen! ;)
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:54pm Cecile:

ha, you overestimate me, Clay.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:54pm dinatekno:

LITTLE WILLY!!!! I was 10 years old when this came out on the BELL label. Silver label 45.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:54pm BubbaWatson:

I feel like I am on my banana seat bike with my am transitor radio
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:54pm Woo:

That vinyl crackle is one of the most beautiful sounds.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:55pm Cecile:

matt, i can take Queen in tiny, song-sized doses. More than that, and my blood sugar goes wacky.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:55pm Balding pudgy middle aged guy:

... is air-guitaring like crazy behind his desk. God, it's a good thing my office is around a corner.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:55pm Ralphine:

When I first heard that Brian May's guitar was homemade, I pictured a cigar box with a yardstick for a neck.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:56pm Matt from Springfield:

The Sweet!! Or, were they just "Sweet" at the time this was released? They friggin' rock in any case. First wave of Glam was the best.

Handclap in your cubes everyone!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:56pm octy:

this record sounds extra enhanced and "you are there" all scratched up.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:56pm Woo:

Two hours ago I was literally asleep in my cubicle. Now I'm hyperventaling.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:57pm Cheri Pi:

This is the first album I bought with my own babysitting money.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:57pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Now we're moving up to the '80s!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:57pm dc pat:

Eddy Grant's guitar was homemade too. And he is WAY cooler.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:57pm wildneil:

Joe Cope my neighbor blew my mind...Devo, Led Zeppelin, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, The B-52's...Adam and the Ants...
@everyone: I hereby retract "fail" since with Clay, failure is impossible!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:57pm Matt from Springfield:

@Cecile: Too much of anything I guess, but I've always been of the opinion that Queen doesn't have a bad song--much like Irwin said about YLT. Take any album, and play at a party; you'll be guaranteed to have at least a "good" background the entire time.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:57pm Cecile:

They were first The Sweet, then Sweet.

I have to say one of the funnier moments in the Motley Crue bio is when Brian from the Sweet blows off Nikki Sixx.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:57pm G:

chattier than a fabio board :-)
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:58pm lil eddie:

all my record collector buddies make fun of me 'cuz i liked M persons but i LOVE Bozzio's drummin' man!!!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:58pm Matt from Springfield:

Clay turned me on to Missing Persons. "Destination Unknown" was one of their big hits, along with the amazing "What Are Words For". I'd like to listen to more of their catalogue someday.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:58pm dinatekno:

Zappa's drummer!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:59pm Caryn:

Sweet had good songs, but they clearly adopted the glam look because it was "in". They tended to look like miners in fancy dress... Always felt like they were not really into it.
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:59pm Matt from Springfield:

Great Bozzio drumming indeed!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:59pm dinatekno:

Desolation Boulevard is still one of my favorite albums EVER!
  Thu. 4/12/12 3:59pm geokopp:

how bout ' echo beach' next? martha & the muffins!
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:00pm Cecile:

ha, they looked like dudes in makeup. No androgynous creatures, them. I like their record Give Us A Wink, thats' a great cheezy hard rock record.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:00pm Matt from Springfield:

@Caryn: "Miners in fancy dress" well that WAS the entire Northern Glam movement, wasn't it? ;)

@G: Clay brings out the uninhibited chatter in all of us!
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:00pm dinatekno:

+1 on geokopp's Echo Beach request!
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:00pm Parq:

I supect MisPers was a studio construct. Heard 'em live on the radio once, and the signer sounded ten years older than on the album. Oh, but those were great singles, yeh?
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:00pm WRECKEDUMB:

How's Dale Bozzio's dogs?
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:01pm Parq:

"singer"
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:01pm ?:

miners in make up = good
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:03pm Cheri Pi:

the Sweet have some of the worst bangs in Rock history (after Iron Maiden). Band Bangs of Rock.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:04pm tim from champaign:

Cecile, I recently picked up Give Us A Wink with the die-cut jacket. It's a good rekkid. It's got Detroit rock radio written all over it.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:04pm Fredericks:

Nostagia trip. Sweet, War? My pre-teen 45 collection.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:04pm Matt from Springfield:

@Cheri: Well, why take care of your bangs when you're just going to bang 'em, you know?
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:05pm Cheri Pi:

**BBOR*** Bad bangs= most of my bf's Lp collection.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:05pm Droll:

Terry Bozzio is presently on tour with Wetton and Jobson (the second UK lineup). I'm not sure how many semis worth of drums he's touring with, though.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:05pm andymorphic:

i once knocked myself out listening into "slipping into darkness" love war
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:06pm Cheri Pi:

Bang technology, like lycra trousers have vastly improved since then. It's endearing.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:06pm Caryn:

Chris Christie is now in my mind Chris "can't stay awake at a Springsteen concert" Christie. In honour of that news item, and in a tribute to Clarence, how about playing "Thunder Road", Clay?
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:06pm Matt from Springfield:

Anyone hear about how Neo-Nazis went to Sanford, FL to "protect the whites", and Fox News called them a "community group" or something like that?

Disgustingly on par with what you'd expect.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:07pm BubbaWatson:

Tiger is cool at Augusta with me
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:07pm dinatekno:

I currently live in Naples, FL - beautiful beaches. Ugly, racist people.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:09pm Matt from Springfield:

"Ain't no smiling faces / Lying to the races"
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:09pm The Marmot:

http://soundcloud.com/ras-gnostic/self-sufficiency-10-22-09

little inspiration for the occupiers
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:10pm Mike East:

A community of shit heads is still a community, Matt.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:10pm Lucy:

Hey Clay you should check out the anarchist book fair this saturday!
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:11pm loki:

smilin faces ---perfect song for clay
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:11pm ?:

ok so what do folks think about Maureen Tucker's active vocalisation of support for the Fascist Tea Party in America?
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:11pm Matt from Springfield:

@Mike: Then why not at least be truthful about it? "Shit Heads Go To Shit Head Community To Protect Their Own" would make a fine headline...
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:11pm northguineahills:

I was Naples oct 2010, beautiful coast, awesome food, and Floridians. (I lived 24 years throughout FL, and the rest of my family still live there)
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:13pm Woo:

Moe played in the Velvet Underground. Phil Spector made great records. People are complicated.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:13pm Mr Donut:

People need to be boycotting Stand your Ground states
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:14pm Matt from Springfield:

@?: She was great in her time, and hasn't really been in the spotlight at all since. So she's taken't a turn to the Tea Party in her old age, let her do what she wants.

Now as some commenter lately pointed out about Victoria Jackson, she sounds dangerously nuts. She grew up in a crazy Christian-ist family to begin with, then when she lost her fame she started acting ever more batshit.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:15pm Cecile:

What kind of neighborhood lets its watch pack heat? Our neighborhood watch is not allowed to do that. They have to call the cops.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:15pm ?:

so is she misguided or what? I mean how can you live through all of that and then support that crap?
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:16pm Julie:

WTH Clay?
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:16pm Caryn:

A day or two ago, a member of our local racist party suggested that all "foreigners", gays and people whose mother tongue was our minority language should be made to wear identifying armbands so that they can be easily identified... Sheesh.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:16pm Matt from Springfield:

@Mr Donut: The average person wasn't hollering for these laws--what could be a stronger impact is boycotting the NRA. I support all law-abiders' right to possess a firearm, but the NRA has become extremist in the past several decades, allowing for no reasonable, "responsible" gun ownership rules. If any friends are members, tell them to stop sending money to the NRA.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:17pm BubbaWatson:

Dance! Mr. Pigeon if you are nasty.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:17pm ?:

was she called Maureen?
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:17pm Cecile:

besides, they are in the neigborhood enough to know the kids.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:17pm seang:

miss jackson if you're nasty
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:17pm Woo:

Drummers are crazy
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:18pm ?:

why on earth does anybody need a gun?!
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:18pm Fritz:

Great show! This is what radio should be like!
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:19pm Clay:

ty fRITZ!
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:19pm Matt from Springfield:

?: What I mean is that, if Maureen is largely a private person who goes to Tea Party rallies occasionally (and isn't broadcasting herself everyday through a hateful radio/cable show), then you mind your business and let Maureen mind hers.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:19pm BubbaWatson:

I got my refrigerator box on da floor!
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:19pm Cecile:

This is one of my favorite Rakim numbers.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:19pm WRECKEDUMB:

yes Maureen Tucker. She also worked at WalMart and sent xmas cards to fans.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:20pm seang:

420 baby
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:20pm Matt from Springfield:

Great variety of old hip hop today, Clay!
"Diverse" mix in general this show!
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:20pm Caryn:

@Cecile: hell, that neighbourhood watch wasn't allowed guns either, but "former cop assaulter turned wannabe cop" Zimmerman decided to pack heat anyway. Let's face it, the guy has issues.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:20pm ?:

I love Maureen, I'm just puzzled at how she can support that oppression
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:20pm Clay:

I love this one Cecile. This was playing on WDRE(? garden city?) the first time I was ever in NYC. I thyought ... THIS is the place!
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:21pm Cecile:

oh, that's so stupid. I didn't know that, Caryn.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:21pm Wired in Baltimore:

Yeah, dope.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:21pm BubbaWatson:

I wanna go ballin' now!
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:23pm Ralphine:

I like Let the Rhythm Hit 'Em, too.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:23pm BubbaWatson:

Mike Check?!
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:23pm ?:

73% of Tea Party supporters disapprove of Obama's policy of engaging with Muslim countries, 88% approve of the controversial immigration law recently enacted in Arizona, 82% do not believe that gay and lesbian couples should have the legal right to marry, and that about 52% believed that "lesbians and gays have too much political power"
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:24pm ?:

just sayin'...
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:26pm BubbaWatson:

oh that clasicc chestnut "who's street our street" it was on Sesame Street the other day
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:26pm Matt from Springfield:

Electric protest. Since OWS, protests feel like the late 60s again.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:27pm Matt from Springfield:

@Bubba: Really??
"All day / All week / Occupy / SESAME STREET!
"PBS gets bailed out / We get SOLD OUT!" :)
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:28pm Clay:

Sorry
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:28pm BubbaWatson:

I like the speedier more fem version better Clay
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:29pm Clay:

Wrong speed. Oh how I ha--, I mean, dislkie that. Blew the whole damned show. :>(
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:30pm Matt from Springfield:

Calm down Clay. Miscued and wrong speed records are a WFMU listener's right!
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:30pm BubbaWatson:

Hey blowing isnt that bad. :o ;)
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:30pm Cheri Pi:

I demand miscued records!
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:31pm ?:

While at a Tea Party event on February 27, 2009, a photo was taken of TeaParty.org owner Dale Robertson with a sign that said "Congress = Slaveowner, Taxpayer = Niggar"
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:31pm northguineahills:

@?: although I don't doubt the figures you cited, a citation for said figures would be nice so the aforementioned can be shared w/ others.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:31pm ?:

just pointing this out...
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:31pm Clay:

His version of this os so beautiful. He's playing the organ as well.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:32pm ?:

Tea Party Express leader Mark Williams referred to Allah as a "Monkey God"

This stuff from Wiki, so take it or leave it...
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:34pm ?:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tea_Party_movement#Membership_and_demographics
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:34pm Matt from Springfield:

Nina Simone, and Donny Hathaway. Both always remembered...
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:35pm Cecile:

No drug problems, paranoid schizophrenia. He stopped taking his meds.

And the poor Whispers - they were supposed to open for Donny. Then Phyllis Hyman committed suicide on the eve of a show they were supposed to play with her.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:35pm Rolling Clays:

I been holdin' out so long,
I been sleepin' all alone,
Lord, I miscue...
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:35pm Parq:

Question Mark, we get it. But to echo another listener's point; Phil Spector is in jail for murder, Roald "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" Dahl supported the Nazis in the 40s, Charlie Chaplin had a thing for teenage tail, and Bing Crosby was the worst father ever. Shall we forget about great art if it's not made by nice people?
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:35pm ?:

they have stuff in common with the far right here - white male straight middle aged scared, it's so sad
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:36pm Ralphine:

The Essex House. A breath of fresh air on Central Park.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:36pm northguineahills:

I have a fundie uncle who ran for the NJ state legislature for the NJ Tea Party. The rest of the fam aren't as extreme, but they are sympathetic.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:36pm BubbaWatson:

Basketball Jones?
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:36pm Matt from Springfield:

Crack is whack!
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:39pm ?:

Sorry for trying to open a discussion, I'm not judging her, or any Tea Part sympathiser. I'm just baffled at how she couls live through the Velvet underground, hang out at the factory with a load of Homos, Drag Queens and Immigrants, have the best time EVER and then become a tea Party supporter!! you have to acknowledge the irony. Surely?
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:40pm Matt from Springfield:

Go "Don't Tread On Me" guy! Righteous anger, there!
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:41pm Cecile:

She lived in the 'burbs with her family from what I've read.

I always thought of her as "in the VU, not of it."
Also, there are plenty of conservative people who embody contradictions. As there are liberal and leftist ones.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:41pm Matt from Springfield:

And Question Mark, I will give you that: it is ironic, though stranger things have of course happened.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:42pm ?:

of course, anyway, isn't it a lovely day?
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:43pm Cecile:

this is a great one, Clay.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:43pm Ralphine:

What's the old saying? If you're a Republican at 20 you have no heart, and if you're a Democrat at 60 you have no brain?
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:43pm Fredericks:

Taking psychic requests? Love it.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:43pm BubbaWatson:

So what is the schedule for May Day in NYC?
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:43pm Clay:

Dead air! Trying to juggle the LPs and cassette interaction live. A challenge for this Luddite.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:44pm northguineahills:

Back in '96, when a friend of mine was driving from FL to Atlanta, we stopped in Douglas, GA to find Moe Tucker working at a Wall-Mart. Surreal.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:44pm Caryn:

Well, The Velvet Underground never seemed like a happy-happy group, even if we don't take into consideration the "in but not of" status of Mo, so for all we know, Maureen was miserable most of the time, and now associates that with the Factory crowd?
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:44pm Mr Donut:

I think there was a time some people thought Tea Partying was libertarian. She might have thought she was supporting drug legalization and ending the wars
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:45pm Question Mark:

@Ralphine - such cynicism! you must be an octogenarian?
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:46pm Cecile:

that's right, mr donut.
I mean Patti Smith endorsed Ron Paul at one time.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:47pm Matt from Springfield:

@NGH: What was Mo doing? Did you checkout with her?
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:47pm Ralphine:

No. I just found out I misquoted Winston Churchill, as I often do.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:48pm northguineahills:

She she wasn't working at the time, but we confirmed that she worked there.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:48pm wikipedia:

Moe Tucker: "To be honest, I never paid attention to what the hell was going on. My always voting Democrat was the result of that. My philosophy was and is all politicians are liars, bums and cheats.”
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:48pm Ralphine:

I had heard that Tucker worked in a warehouse, not a store.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:48pm Question Mark:

I met Moe in the UK in 1988, she had taken time off from her job at the store to do a tour. She was very generous and lovely. She gave me a cigarette, one of those long American ones...
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:49pm Matt from Springfield:

Ah, good idea for a mid-way stretch! A "break in place", to the tune of Curtis Mayfield!

@NGH: Interesting.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:50pm Fredericks:

northguineahills; Tampa had a fanzine named "Moe Works at Walmart.".
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:51pm Clay:

Bob powmeroy, Fredericks.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:51pm winstonchurchill.org:

There is no record of anyone hearing Churchill say this. ("If you're not a liberal when you're 25, you have no heart. If you're not a conservative by the time you're 35, you have no brain.")
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:51pm Question Mark:

Her son is a big Doctor Who fan, I sent her some memorabilia for him. This contributes to my confusion with her political interests...
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:52pm Ralphine:

Well, then, maybe I made it up.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:52pm Caryn:

Well, after reading Johnny Ramone wax lyrical about how fantastic Reagan was, Moe's views don't come as such a surprise anymore. I think I've steeled myself to expect old faves of mine to turn out to have not-necessarily-expected political views. Not that either of these two is a huge surprise.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:52pm Question Mark:

anyhow, what a lovely day!
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:52pm WRECKEDUMB:

Irregardless of her POV, Maureen Tucker is a sweetheart.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:53pm Matt from Springfield:

Good fx with banging metal--protest made for radio!
GSH! RIP.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:53pm Ralphine:

Maybe Moe likes the Daleks.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:53pm The Marmot:

You're killin it with this mix, Clay! Im groovin so hard! Keep it Up!

(requests Gil Scott Heron - "Whitey On The Moon" :P)
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:53pm Question Mark:

@ WRECKED - Agreed!
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:54pm Matt from Springfield:

Lovely day. Bill Withers would agree.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:54pm northguineahills:

If I listened to musicians b/c of their views or deeds, there wouldn't be much to listen to.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:54pm Question Mark:

@Ralphine - I just fell on the floor laughing!
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:54pm Cecile:

taste and politics are not necessarily linked
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:55pm Caryn:

@Ralphine: I think you have fallen victim to a syndrome Stephen Fry once wrote about. Over time, memorable quotes end up being attributed to certain figures even if they've never said them. Churchill, Wilde, Dorothy Parker and Groucho Marx are some of the most common figures to whom quotes are attributed even if they never said them. I guess they are so famous for pithy phrases, that if you're unsure who originally said something, you automatically attribute it to one of them.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:56pm Question Mark:

@Cecile - but aesthetics and politics usually are linked
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:57pm Adam in Portland and Lynnwood:

Clay, please don't continue to question the validity or importance of these unrest-themed shows you have created, and continue to create. They are so edifying, at a time when it is mightily necessary. Great job, Sir!

Love, Adam
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:58pm northguineahills:

Since Clay is so busy w/ the tapes and recs, he needs a mini-Fabio to update the playlist.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:59pm Clay:

Thanks Marmot. My anal side is struggling with the looseness of it all. Errors. And I do need a Mini-Fabio. We all do. Right now he's on his fourth pina colada. Hanging out with Bruce Boxleitner.
  Thu. 4/12/12 4:59pm wikiquote.org:

Often attributed to Winston Churchill, The phrase originated with Francois Guisot (1787-1874): "Not to be a republican at twenty is proof of want of heart; to be one at thirty is proof of want of head." It was revived by French Premier Georges Clemenceau (1841-1929): "Not to be a socialist at twenty is proof of want of heart; to be one at thirty is proof of want of head."
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:00pm Question Mark:

nothin wrong with a little anal looseness...
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:00pm Ralphine:

I think Imodium AD might be able to help you with that, Clay.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:01pm Scott Blake from Omaha, NE:

Nice Buddy Miles shout out to Omaha. You are doing awesome job today. Keep on keeping on.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:01pm BubbaWatson:

How about some Bruuuuuuce!!!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:01pm Caryn:

Apparently it's National Grilled Cheese Day, so come on, people, and go make yourselves a sandwich!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:01pm northguineahills:

@Ralphine: shakes bottle, I have some right here. (seriously).
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:02pm dale:

been listening out in the garage while i tinkered and puttered. joining the fray at the eniac now - ahoy clay!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:02pm Clay:

Feenamint, Ralphine.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:02pm Question Mark:

mmmm grilled cheese...
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:02pm Matt from Springfield:

John Fogerty, what a flip-flopper! First he wants to know if you've ever seen the rain, THEN he wants to know who can't stop the rain!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:03pm Clay:

Dale, old friend. Much love.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:03pm andymorphic:

this is the second song you have played that was covered by the minutemen
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:03pm Matt from Springfield:

@Caryn: I'll grill myself a cheese sandwich, medium-rare...
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:04pm Matt from Springfield:

@andymorphic: Really, "Have You Ever Seen The Rain"? Which was the other Minutemen cover?
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:04pm dale:

anyone remember kenny rogers quick pickin' easy strummin' guitar course by mail commercials?
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:04pm WRECKEDUMB:

Anyone ever eat at his fast food joint?
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:05pm Caryn:

@Matt: well, if you've never seen rain, you probably don't know how to possibly stop it. So the first question narrows down the field for the second question.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:06pm northguineahills:

There used to be a Kenny Rogers Roasters 500m from my parent's house when I was in HS (across from the HS)
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:06pm WRECKEDUMB:

Ruby took her love to town and sold it to Lucille
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:06pm dale:

mel tillis
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:06pm Caryn:

Speaking of fast food, has Burger King's bacon shake come out yet? And is anyone here ever going to try that? (because it sounds suspect to say the least)
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:07pm Question Mark:

but Jolene got there first..
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:07pm Matt from Springfield:

You and I, go to the swish of liquid paper...
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:08pm Matt from Springfield:

@Caryn: I bet Bronwyn is on it already!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:08pm WRECKEDUMB:

there was one down the road from my office in Memphis, but I never grubbed there before they closed shop.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:08pm listener mark:

Hello Clay !
Hello Ken !
I love you guys!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:08pm Ralphine:

Feenamint is a LAXATIVE.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:09pm northguineahills:

My friend is going to blog it soon for his food blog. http://www.mightysweet.com/mesohungry/
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:09pm BubbaWatson:

Is this Will ferrell from Anchorman
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:09pm Matt from Springfield:

Air and water circulation does move counter-clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere. Toilet basins are too small for it.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:10pm sua:

i did not realize it was KEN Ken until I heard a lisp slip.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:11pm Scott Blake from Omaha, NE:

It is Amy Goodman's birthday tomorrow! She will be 55.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:11pm Nathan:

What Ken, like the Chambers Brothers?
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:12pm Matt from Springfield:

@sua: They've talked before on Clay's shows. Ken and Clay are EXCELLENT together on mic!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:12pm Matt from Springfield:

Jazzy Lyme Disease brain fog!!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:13pm BubbaWatson:

Christie had Lyme Disease
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:13pm listener mark:

Ken Freedman, the Bart Simpson of the Freedman family.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:14pm Matt from Springfield:

Ken would like to live in "Brooklyn, where de tree grows."
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:14pm northguineahills:

Bushwick represent! (in the north, parking is easy after 11)
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:14pm dale:

prospect expy becomes a parking lot sometimes. don't do it, ken!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:15pm BubbaWatson:

Noodling!!!!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:15pm dale:

prolly not a lot of al dimeola on fmu
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:16pm WRECKEDUMB:

Ace Frehley has lyme disease
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:16pm Caryn:

I'm so glad Ken corrected Clay about the toilets. Actually, whether the water in your sink, tub or toilet flows clockwise or counter-clockwise (or just goes straight down) depends more on the shape of the sink/toilet bowl/tub than on the hemisphere you're on. Someone actually did scientific research on this... And then I read it... Man, my life is boring.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:16pm Matt from Springfield:

CENSORSHIP!!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:17pm kat330:

How special to hear an interview of Ken, heh!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:17pm Ralphine:

The Jackson 5 kicked the Osmond Brothers' asses.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:17pm dale:

brett somers said 'bazooms'
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:17pm Mr Donut:

"Safe word"? What are you up to?
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:18pm Matt from Springfield:

@Caryn: "Trivia" is a paradox, as I think it's actually the *more* important type of information, quite frequently.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:18pm kat330:

@Matt: Yeah, i was also thinking how UNfreeform it is to utterly ban an artist (i.e., Burl Ives). :)
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:20pm Matt from Springfield:

@kat: Although that one is kind of fun and amusing, if DJs try to get as close as possible to playing Burl without actually playing Burl :)
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:20pm dale:

remember the huge bags of Popeye brand puffed rice? like a dollar ninety nine.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:21pm Ralphine:

Ezekiel 4:9 is some powerful cereal.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:21pm holland oats:

is it pledge week again?
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:21pm Matt from Springfield:

Spider tinkles! Pissing out spiders!! (Oh lord, that was from a show he did with Julie like a year ago...)
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:22pm Cecile:

I knew that too, Clay
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:22pm Matt from Springfield:

"Carmine Appessy" sounds like a disorder!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:23pm Caryn:

In the Netherlands, they sell Smurf ice cream in big vats. Bright blue with smurf-shaped candy in it. I just stared at it in the supermarket, but now I wish I'd at least tried it. (Have to say, trying it would've been easier if it came in quantities smaller than a gallon or something...)
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:23pm BubbaWatson:

clay rocks!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:23pm dale:

boxleitner was married to melissa gilbert from little house
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:23pm Matt from Springfield:

@Cecile: You know who's in Pablo Cruise, I'm sure you would know Vanilla Fudge! :)

Incidentally Clay was wondering about a particular Pablo Cruise member a while back, but you weren't there! Woulda been perfect!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:24pm dale:

there's a christian biker gang up here called ezekiel's wheels
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:24pm Caryn:

Bruce Boxleitner is friggin' Tron, Ken! TRON! And he married Laura Ingalls.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:25pm Cecile:

He was also on Babylon 5.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:26pm Matt from Springfield:

@Clay: What's that "growling" sound effect you always mix in? Where's that from?
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:26pm Caryn:

@Cecile: yeah, but I was always more of a Sinclair fan myself... Sheridan: meh. And TRON is easier to yell.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:26pm Clay:

Growling ... hmm? Unsure.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:27pm Jim:

Matt, if it's the one I'm thinking of, the growler is George C. Scott.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:28pm Matt from Springfield:

One sounds like "The Exorcist", and the other sounds like Amanda, Irwin's wunderkind artist.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:28pm dale:

maybe he means NOOOOOoooooo

i feel for this lady's kitty.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:28pm Matt from Springfield:

Thanks Jim, that helps narrow it a bit.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:29pm Mr Donut:

nice segment, clay!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:29pm Caryn:

And now I feel like huzzahing Mercedes McCambridge, the unsung hero of Exorcist growling.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:32pm Jim:

It's from Scott's star turn as Abraham in a movie version of the Bible, where God tells him to kill his son and Scott yells "NO"!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:32pm miss cheri:

clay,,caryn have a good night..see you all soon!!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:33pm kata:

take a picture popeye
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:34pm Mr Donut:

I'm sure WFMU has the Nuggets box set, but he plays the 45 anyway
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:35pm Matt from Springfield:

The usual "NOO!" sound fx comes from Planet of the Apes, Clay has said that. Did Scott's growl precede his own "NO!" -- that would something for Clay, mix in several "NO!!"s in succession!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:35pm dale:

it ain't the same without the crackle!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:39pm kat330:

@Matt@5:20: Yes, the Burl Ives is a novelty tradition. Are people 100% certain no one has successfully snuck a BI by, and as recently as the past 4 months? I really have this sense-memory of an Ives spin on something -- maybe GTDR, which may not be subject to the law? :)
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:39pm dale:

is this the neil young album where he was dressed like elvis on the 10000 elvis fans can't be wrong? i have falling on water - forgettable
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:41pm Cecile:

YES.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:41pm Matt from Springfield:

@kat: Of course, GTDR is in the Internet's legal dark zone! :)
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:41pm listener mark:

Dusty For Fabio, four hours of Clay ~~ Woot!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:41pm Adam in Portland and Lynnwood:

Twin synchronized ax attack!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:42pm Cecile:

hells yeah.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:42pm Matt from Springfield:

The Dusty Show--bringing together old hippies and burnouts with young idealists and professionals!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:42pm dave:

i love the 80s vocoder neil young
is it zeitgeist
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:42pm frances:

Here I thought I was tuning in *early* and, heavens! What have I missed?!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:42pm northguineahills:

was already singing....
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:44pm Philo Gristle:

If you want to "break the law" and flex your protest muscle, you should play some Burl Ives.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:44pm Matt from Springfield:

Hey Philo! :)
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:44pm Clay:

No Burl on me. I would play A Little Bitty Tear Let Me Down
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:45pm Matt from Springfield:

Archives, frances! Archives!
Too bad you didn't hear about Clay's Mega-Ganza ahead of time! :(
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:46pm Clay:

Been on since 3 Frances!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:46pm Philo Gristle:

Hi Matt!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:46pm Matt from Springfield:

Individuality is not permitted in a police state or for statist neocons.
Glad he turned libertarian since then.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:49pm Philo Gristle:

Loved the interview with Ken, Clay, and (despite the Priest!) great song selection. Never enough Saxon Skies. Seed the protest.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:49pm frances:

Hot dang, Clay! 3pm was a good time today --I look forward to reliving it via Archives. I had an interesting conversation with my Iowan Republican mother in law this Easter ie asking how it is for her as such a strong willed, independent feminist so ahead of her own time: to see what the GOP is trotting out this election/against women/etc...
Thought of y'all!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:50pm Cecile:

ha, locust!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:50pm Mr Donut:

Hard to take an IRA seriously after it loses 30% overnight
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:50pm dale:

rush meets raspberries!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:51pm frances:

Dale: nice call on the Rush /Raspberries
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:51pm Clay:

Loved 'em, Cecile.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:52pm Clay:

Evolved into a band called HAWKS on Columbia in the 80's.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:54pm josh:

this sounds like the soundtrack to a climatic 80's rauchy sleep away camp movie
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:57pm Matt from Springfield:

Ha ha, might have bit of a "Dunlop"!
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:57pm Parq:

Oh God, Clay, this is a mental image that can never, ever, be unseen.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:57pm frances:

*swoon* for One Tin Soldier
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:58pm Adam in Portland and Lynnwood:

Fabio's bustin' loose.
  Thu. 4/12/12 5:58pm Matt from Springfield:

The arrangement's very similar to Coven, but I prefer Coven's version. (The singer was from Indiana, but she had an Alanis Morrisette-like twinge in her vocal!)
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:00pm northguineahills:

I heard "One Tin Soldier" for the first time at my parents' church, before it went all fundy. (circa 1991)
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:00pm frances:

this version still has me dancing in my room. awkwardly but sincerely.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:01pm northguineahills:

Yes, the Original Caste are from Canada.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:01pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Clay is done. More Clay coming next.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:01pm Cecile:

anyway, I gotta get going.
Take care!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:01pm dale:

i always confused this with susan jacks. she had some hot vocals on free from the city
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:02pm Matt from Springfield:

Thanks for joining us Cecile! You actually got 3 hours of Clay today!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:02pm Cecile:

wasn't she with the Poppy Family?
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:02pm solid gold!:

best clay transition ever.
solid gold!
ha!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:02pm seang:

Ginger Baker!!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:02pm Adam in Portland and Lynnwood:

Bye, Cecile. Have a great time doing whatever you're moving to. :-)
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:02pm Cecile:

I know! It's cool.
have a great night everyone.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:02pm frances:

sweet shout out,thx! & yes, i turn to WFMU as soon as I get home on Thurs to catch Fabio (sans Speedo) and well hell, I tune in to WFMU ALL the time! but Dusty Show is my fave (2nd is Too Much Information w/Benjamin Walker)
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:04pm Caryn:

Today there's been an exceptionally high percentage of songs I've sung along to on WFMU...
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:05pm dale:

yes, she was a poppy. baker gurvitz army, man!!!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:06pm Parq:

Oh damn, Clay, I was all set for that first note (following the intro) of Trower's riff, and you cut away!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:10pm Philo Gristle:

Occupy Louisville here right now on local tv news....
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:11pm Matt from Springfield:

Brendan, in-studio interview!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:13pm Caryn:

Oh come on, Clay. Alice Cooper is Alice Cooper. It's not a band!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:13pm Matt from Springfield:

No 98 pound weakling where Clay is concerned!
Charles Atlas!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:13pm frances:

Brendan might enjoy this old Minor Threat shot of mine: http://www.flickr.com/photos/francesrust/3510920227/
& now I sit back & enjoy~!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:16pm Matt from Springfield:

Frances! Virginia represents!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:17pm Philo Gristle:

Caryn, any occupy movement in Finland?
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:19pm Matt from Springfield:

I went to Occupy Congress and took photographs. I was trying not to get arrested but was aware that a similar thing to frances could've happened. At least Occupy Congress was a permitted march.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:19pm Matt from Springfield:

I already posted this link, but to those who haven't seen my photos:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/56767296@N05/sets/72157628934247593/
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:21pm kat330:

Mollusk, Matt! Thanks for that link.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:21pm Caryn:

@PG: naah. Early on, there were a couple of small rallies in sympathy to the movement, but no OWS here in general.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:22pm Jim:

Matt, see if you can open this page. It's the scene from that Bible movie. The growl is at 2:43.

http://www.4shared.com/mp3/V2Z1yEas/abraham.html
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:22pm frances:

@Matt: Don't let fear get in your way, just make sure you always have an escape route in sight ;) and if it hits the way, hunker down & cope.
I hope to make contact with Occupy in Paris and Amsterdam next month, even if it's just to make a donation and encouragement.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:23pm Matt from Springfield:

@Jim: I'll see if I can open that at home. Thanks.
@frances: Good advice, thanks!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:24pm Philo Gristle:

Caryn, kinda figures. I always felt pretty apathetic over there.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:24pm northguineahills:

what's Brendan's last name? I have a friend who's w/ Occupy and is curious (he's at work and can't tune in right now)
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:25pm frances:

Brendan Burke: http://globalchangetelevision.org/2012/03/27/occupy-wall-street-brendan-burke-occupier/
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:26pm northguineahills:

danke!, frances!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:27pm Caryn:

@PG: yeah, there are other movements having rallies (today was the SETA rally), but I think most people here figure we're such a minor figure on the financial markets that having an OWS movement here would be pointless.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:28pm Matt from Springfield:

Occupy Jameson! ;)
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:29pm northguineahills:

In Novemeber-December, I saw Occupy in Reykjavik, Berlin, and Mexico City.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:29pm frances:

wow, i'm really looking forward to tracking down music by both of Brendan's bands as well ! what a swell first in studio guest~
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:30pm Matt from Springfield:

That seems true--all other guests have been pre-recorded street "interviews".
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:30pm Matt from Springfield:

That seems true--all other guests have been pre-recorded street "interviews".
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:34pm Matt from Springfield:

Anarchists and direct-democracy certainly don't get things done very quickly, but we've also seen the other advantages of such a lack of hierarchy.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:34pm Philo Gristle:

@Caryn: SETA and animal rights were always more prominent to my recollection than any other protest. Whether an illusion created by media, not sure.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:35pm kat330:

@NGH: How wonderful to have an exciting life traveling far and wide!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:36pm frances:

Sincere Question Clay: What does Brendan think of the new slick site: http://www.occupy.com/ ? Does he see it as step forward to cast a wider net or does he not dig that direction, just curious, thanks y'all !!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:37pm northguineahills:

...and now I'm broke as I haven't worked since July. (might have an interview next week, keeping fingers crossed)
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:38pm Philo Gristle:

@Matt: Thanks for sharing the photos from Occupy Congress -- great set!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:38pm Matt from Springfield:

Good luck to you, NGH. Caryn as well.
Everyone cross your fingers!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:39pm Caryn:

@PG: yeah, SETA, animal rights, anti-war, students, anarchists and the occasional "take back the streets" street party are about it. And the May Day Communist parades.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:40pm Matt from Springfield:

@Philo,Kat: Thank you! Just a citizen-photojournalist, inspired by Clay's broadcasts! :)
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:41pm Steve from SF:

Starbucks is fascism?
Really? The same as concentration camps and forced migration? Really?
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:43pm Caryn:

Keeping fingers crossed, NGH!

Just found out by e-mail that there may be a publishing editor job available soon, but it's unsure if it's even going to exist, let alone that I'll get it vs. the other applicants. I just hope the position will actually become a reality... But on a lighter note, this weekend I will pay off the last bits of my student loan. Yay!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:43pm kat330:

@Matt: You are an indefatigable force to reckon with -- I have great admiration!
And I echo the good vibration hopes and well wishes to NGH and Caryn for gainful employment ASAP: }}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}} There ya go. That should do it! :>
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:48pm Philo Gristle:

@Caryn -- from my youth I most vividly recall the takeover of Lepakko (peaceful takeover of an old building by young musicians), and then when I left Finland, Nokia bulldozed it over for a parking lot.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:48pm Caryn:

I seem to remember the US exported more oil last year than it imported. So at the moment, the "dependence on foreign oil" statement seems to be just an excuse to drill in nature reserves. But what the hell do I know.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:49pm Chico:

free energy is real, everyone can be off the grid if they want to be.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hPjM9yKgMs
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:49pm Matt from Springfield:

We're STILL the military for Saudi Arabia, an open secret among US foreign policy.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:50pm frances:

Don't forget how much Monsanto Cares: http://www.flickr.com/photos/francesrust/7028017609/
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:50pm morr:

I am an anarchist. I wish no harm to any other. I am am anarchist because there is no other way for me.

I knocked my head up against a brick wall politically for years until I read a description of anarchism by albert camus. 'No one person has the right to govern another' and that you don't have to wait for liberation but that it is there for the taking right now. One just has to subscribe to the above sentiment.

That is however not the end but the beginning. For me it was like a rebirth and I have never looked back. I have always declared by stance - for many years and I am 'materially' the worse of for it - hurrah!

It is something no one will ever take away from me and it is something I will never enforce upon another.

The media use the word anarchy when they mean chaos. I think we need to stop being reactionary to the crypto-fascist bourgeois agenda - they won't listen (probably). If only for ourselves alone and our own sanity we just need to keep stating our stance.

Love over fear forever!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:51pm Matt from Springfield:

Um, just what is the caller's point again?
He needs to focus, or else tell him you gotta go.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:52pm kat330:

@Clay: I'm far behind most of your commenters in hearing your program(s) over these past few months of exploring FMU beyond 7SD, but so glad I caught you here and now. Thank you for your passion, and thank you for giving care as much as taking care.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:52pm sua:

damn. whiny activists turn my ears off.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:52pm Caryn:

@PG: yeah, the bulldozing of Lepakko was a day of misery. (The suspicious burning of the VR:n makasiinit was a pain too.) Lepakko-adjacently, Radio City started operations again. Don't know if it's any good anymore, though.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:53pm Rob:

Hey Clay, whoa alot of energy on todays show! Your speading vibes like some strange Tesla invention. Good work, Clay! Thanks!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:54pm Chico:

Divine world order, not new world order

that is all..
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:55pm morr:

'whiny activists'? The young are full of energy and enthusiasm - it is our duty to nurture and encourage greater coherence and effectiveness.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:55pm frances:

@Morr: Well said! I'm an old Existentialist myself & found the same rebirth experience. Anarchists are my well loved and supported sisters & brothers. Keep spreading the word & being a positive force~!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:56pm Philo Gristle:

Probably not, though I take that as a good sign... Radio City was a huge deal when it started, the closest thing I had to WFMU back in mid-80s.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:56pm Matt from Springfield:

@Caller: FOCUS. Then do something about it. Even going to an Occupy event is a good start...
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:56pm Marmalade kitty:

Great show Clay!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:56pm The Marmot:

FOOD CLOTHES SHELTER MEDICINE
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:57pm kat330:

Good night good folk. Thanks again, Clay!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:58pm The Marmot:

cant believe its over already!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:58pm seang:

nice!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:58pm frances:

Always remember xoxo y'all!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:58pm Matt from Springfield:

Good night kat!
Terrific show, it's gone all over the place, and we're still back in time for dinner :)
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:58pm Philo Gristle:

Late buzz... oops. Great show, Clay, your dedication is much appreciated.
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:59pm Philo Gristle:

g'night!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:59pm morr:

We all need to connect and to stay connected.
It is never over - it can be just beginning - it is up to us!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:59pm Matt from Springfield:

Take care everyone, I always enjoy chatting with you!

Thanks Clay! We are the 99%! Always remember!
  Thu. 4/12/12 6:59pm Caryn:

Great 4 hours, Clay!

@Philo: I think nowadays the closest station to WFMU in Helsinki is Radio Helsinki. I believe they're freeform. Little Steven has a good show on it.
  Thu. 4/12/12 7:02pm Philo Gristle:

Thanks Caryn! I dl their podcasts on occasion, plenty of Radio City people in the mix.
  Thu. 4/12/12 7:05pm Caryn:

Yeah, I think they may be continuing the spirit of the original Radio City. No wonder they're considered the country's best radio station now, even if they have a very small listener base.
  Thu. 4/19/12 10:19am seang:

You're the best, Clay!!
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