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The Soundtrack you hear in your head as you hand the toll collector your last dollar and drive tentatively into the lonely tunnel toward the arms of Morpheus. But like, who's playing that crazy organ? (Visit homepage.)

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Options August 15, 2002: Like A Slow Hot Wind

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments
Prokofiev  Les Ridicules   Options          
Monica Mancini  Like A Slow Hot Wind (Listen: )   Options Monica Mancini      CD  Henry's daughter. A lovely collection of his songs with the feel of an elegy, although overproduced. 
Ravel, Maurice  Une barque sur l'ocean (Listen: )   Options Frederic Chiu, Reflections      CD   
Milhaud, Darius  Le Boeuf sur le toit (The Bull On the Roof) (Listen: )   Options Ronald Cork, New London Orchestra      CD  Great period piece from 1920's. My fav performance is Milhaud conducting a French theater orchestra on Nonesuch vinyl. 
Dawn Upshaw
Lahore (Maurice Delage) (Listen: )   Options The Girl With the Orange Lips  Nonesuch  1991  CD  And now, the only WFMU DJ to have actually nuked a gay whale, Bob Rixon! 
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Ornette Coleman
Checkout Time (Listen: )   Options Love Call      Vinyl  With Dewey Redman, Jones & Garrison from Coltrane's band. 
Don Cherry  Orient (Listen: )   Options Some strange double Japanese LP of a live concert, from the WFMU new bin. Excellent stuff.      Vinyl   
Cyrkle  I'm Not Sure What I Wanna Do (Listen: )   Options Neon         
"Yogurt commercial" (Listen: )
Benjamin Britten  Sinfonia da Requiem (Listen: )   Options Myer Fredman, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra  Naxos  1994  CD  Commissioned in 1939 for the Japanese Emperor, rejected as inappropriate because of Christian form. But as Japan was then raping China & Britten was a pacifist, the whole deal was weird. 
Mary Lou Newmark
Voices of Faith (Listen: )   Options Green Angel      CD  greenangelmusic.com 
Sarah Aderholdt (b. 1955)  String Quartet (Listen: )   Options The Crescent Quartet: "Vive La Difference, String Quartets by Women"  Leonarda    CD   
Burning Spear  Tradition (Listen: )   Options Marcus Garvey + Garvey's Ghost      CD  Visionary music of the highest order. 
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Mermen  Ocean Beach (Listen: )   Options Beyond the Beach (compilation)      CD  theme music if I did a free form show in Southern California. (or Wildwood NJ) 
George Wright
Nothin' Like A Dame (Listen: )   Options George Wright Goes South Pacific      LP  I'd intended to play "Amusement Park USA" by the Beach Boys, but some DJ had drooled on the CD & it skipped. 
Southern Culture on the Skids  Mexi-Melt (Listen: )   Options Beyond the Beach (compilation)      CD   
Tommy Tallarico  Confrontation (Listen: )   Options Tomorrow Never Dies      CD  Music for a James Bond video game. 
Foibles  Novacaine Wurlitzer (Listen: )   Options Two Penny Nails  Cool Beans    7"   
Danny Marks Band  Fun Fun Fun (Listen: )   Options Surfin' Safari      CD   
Beach Boys  Palisades Park (Listen: )   Options 15 Big Ones      CD  Pretend it's Freddy Cannon. 
Bob recalls Harry Riely's brother's wedding. (Listen: )
Benny Latimore  Let's Do It In Slow Motion (Listen: )   Options It Ain't Where You Been  Glades  1976  Vinyl  Whew, don't introduce your girlfriend to this dude. 
Brides Of Funkenstein  Smoke Signals (Listen: )   Options Never Buy Texas from a Cowboy    1979  Vinyl  Produced by George & Bootsy with a touch of polytonality. 
Slave  Sizzlin' Hot (Listen: )   Options Stone Jam    1980  Vinyl   
e.e. cummings  true lovers in each happening of their hearts (Listen: )   Options e.e. cummings reads e.e.cummings      Vinyl   
Booker T and the MG's  Tie Stick (Listen: )   Options Universal Language    1976  Vinyl  post-Al Jackson, but worthwhile. 
June Christy
Lazy Afternoon (Listen: )   Options Gone for the Day      Vinyl  arr. by Pete Rugolo. Feel the sweat. 
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Alfgren  Swedish Rhapsody   Options         Until that time, just close your eyes & pretend to be asleep, 

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