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The Failure of Noise
The Failure of Sound
The Failure of Rock
The Failure of the Avant Garde
The Failure of the Space Age
The Failure of Jazz
The Failure of Psychedelia
The Failure of Krautrock
The Failure of Electronic
The Failure of Pop
The Failure of Free-form
The Failure of the 20th Century

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Options July 11, 2013: Digestible Failure (the Food Show with Alex Hacke)

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Artist Track Album Format Approx. start time
James Last  Mr. Giant Man   Options Voodoo Party    0:00:00 ()
Richard Harris  MacArthur Park   Options A Tramp Shining    0:10:51 ()
Tommy James & The Shondells  I Am A Tangerine   Options Crimson & Clover    0:13:09 ()
Hank Williams  Jambalaya   Options     0:25:51 ()
Julia Lee  The Spinach song   Options     0:26:30 ()
Blind Boy Fuller  I Crave My Pig Meat   Options Barbecue Any Old Time: Blues from the Pit    0:29:27 ()
Ernie Kovacs  Hot Cakes & Sausage   Options     0:34:57 ()
Dizzy Gillespie  Salt Peanuts   Options     0:35:13 ()
Ohio Expres  Yummy Yummy Yummy   Options     0:38:50 ()
Lawrence Welk  Apples & Bananas   Options Apples & Bananas    0:53:26 ()
Willie Bobo  Broasted or Fried   Options   7"  0:53:46 ()
Mongo Santamaria  Watermellon Man   Options Skin On Skin: The Mongo Santamaria Anthology    0:57:36 ()
Screamin' Jay Hawkins  Alligator Wine   Options     1:00:02 ()
George Clinton  Do Fries go with that Shake   Options     1:10:16 ()
JB's  Givin' Up Food for Funk (Parts 1 & 2)   Options Funky Good Time: The Anthology    1:10:40 ()
JD & the Evil's Dynamite Band  Beer (So Nice, Right On)   Options     1:15:13 ()
The Vegetable Orchestra  Radioaktivität   Options Automate    1:28:14 ()
7-11  Dance the Slurp   Options Product Music: Industrial Show Tunes in Praise of the Products We Trust    1:33:09 ()
Lee Perry  Roast Fish & Corn Bread   Options Arkology    1:39:18 ()
Einstürzende Neubauten  Scampi alla Carlina   Options Strategies Against Architecture III - 1991 - 2001    1:40:53 ()
Einstürzende Neubauten  Birth Lunch Death   Options Strategies Against Architecture IV: 2002-2010    1:42:10 ()
Nihilist Spasm Band  Meat Eater   Options The Best We Can Do    1:46:00 ()
Pink Floyd  Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast: C. Morning Glory   Options Atom Heart Mother    2:10:59 ()
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band  Kandy Korn   Options Mirror Man Sessions    2:11:33 ()
Roky Erickson  Sweet Honey Pie   Options Gremlins Have Pictures    2:18:09 ()
Fear  Beef Bologna   Options The Record    2:23:17 ()
X-Ray Spex  Junk Food Junkie   Options The Anthology    2:23:39 ()
The Beatles  Savoy Truffle   Options The Beatles    2:26:14 ()
France Gall  Les Sucettes   Options     2:28:39 ()
Hasil Adkins  No More Hot Dogs   Options Out to Hunch    2:41:37 ()
Fred Bongusto  Spaghetti a Detroit   Options     2:42:02 ()
Rolling Stones  Rice Krispies commercial   Options     2:45:29 ()
Tom Waits  Ice Cream Man   Options Early Years    2:45:54 ()
Bo Carter  Banana in your fruit basket   Options     2:57:16 ()
Screamin' Jay Hawkins  Constipation Blues   Options     2:57:50 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:11pm Andrew Waterloo:

Hurray, Alex Hacke!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:13pm DCE:

Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:14pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

[nods with cool respect; aloof yet affable]
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:16pm Sem Chumbo:

Hiya, Fabio, and various dudes. Is it cool in here, or is it just me?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:16pm DCE:

so coooool
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:16pm DCE:

carne asada!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:17pm Yair Yona:

Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:17pm steve:

  Thu. 7/11/13 3:18pm r i s k y:

  Thu. 7/11/13 3:19pm r i s k y:

The Pod is such a great one! Good looks Fabio!
  Thu. 7/11/13 3:19pm Lou:

that ween song is awesome! always makes me crack up and makes me happy!
  Thu. 7/11/13 3:20pm Dean:

That'd be semi-annual. Sorry.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:24pm Mike East:

food? someone say food? I'll have a falafel sandwich....oh wait, I've already got one. time to eat.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:24pm DCE:

a Hank and a beer will do nicely...
  Thu. 7/11/13 3:24pm Dean:

Play this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80ZrUI7RNfI (Skip the ad.)
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:25pm Mike East:

ooh...this will be a fun episode.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:25pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

okay now this concept is a bit cruel, considering I just blew my lunchbreak by running to the record store uppa street..... [gnaws own nose in dramatic fashion]
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:26pm Mike East:

whujja get, Rev?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:27pm slugluv1313:

HOWDY to y'all! Fabio and Alex and everyone else out there in WFMU-land!
  Thu. 7/11/13 3:27pm nic:

  Thu. 7/11/13 3:29pm Hacke:

Howdy Y'all!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:30pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Jambalaya Gumbo w/ a Tangerine Spinach Salad...?? - oh well, break's over anyhoo - seeyas @ the end...
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:31pm Carmichael:

Good afternoon Fabio, Alex and other fashionable icons of the radio.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:31pm Chris M.:

love this song. blind boy fuller is my favorite blues
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:33pm Sem Chumbo:

Love that hockey rink organ.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:34pm Mike East:

I was very disappointed to go all the way to Brooklyn a few weeks ago for 3 reasons, one of which was to go to Earwax Records...only to find an empty store and a sign suggesting I visit their new location starting the next day...I guess I'll have to make another trek.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:35pm Mike East:

hot tamales and red hot...same tune as I crave pig meat. yum.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:36pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Mike @ 3:25: the shop posted on the facebag that they had a great-condition copy of the SEA SHANTIES lp by High Tide, which caused much drooling.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:36pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:37pm northguineahills:

Sly and Robbie was playing live outside my office for free. Unfortunately, I had meetings through most of their set, fortunately, I could still hear the bass and some of the vocals in the conference room.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:37pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Then while I was there, found a used copy of a 3xLP compilation of Plastic People of the Universe (cheap), which also caused much drooling.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:37pm doca:

hi fabio, i've never had the chance to listen to your show...and i'm not getting disappointed!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:38pm Tome:

some Mighty Sparrow now maybe ,,, ya
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:38pm Tome:

..this drum solo is sooooo classic ... !!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:39pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

The version of S.Peanuts on "an electrifying evening with the dizzy gillespie quintet" remains one of my favorite tracks by anybody. Tight as hell.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:39pm northguineahills:

someone hacked Fabio....
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:39pm tim from champaign:

I love the Capt. 9 and theKnickerbockers version of "Yummy".
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:40pm Sem Chumbo:

Oh, boy. Saccharine-induced diabetes up next.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:40pm Mike East:

you drool on it, you bought it.

Hey, what about rappers delight?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:41pm Fredericks:

Did Clay hijack the show?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:41pm DCE:

oh don't you back away from it now, guys
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:47pm Michael in Baltimore:

Pour Some Sugar On Me Fabio!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:52pm Tome:

got a hankering for some Old English 800 and Cheetos now .. but hey I'm in bRooklyn ,,,
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:54pm Carmichael:

Does anyone want to tango?!?
  Thu. 7/11/13 3:55pm Hacke:

Hi Fal!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 3:58pm Mike East:

booker t - my sweet potato...green onions...mo onions
jb's - pass the peas
  Thu. 7/11/13 3:59pm bloopy:

why is this so groovy
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:01pm northguineahills:

I'm in Brooklyn, I'll go for some OE (after work). Thanks to Cheri Pi, I had a beer w/ my Jamaican veggie patties for lunch before coming back lubricated for a fun meeting.
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:01pm djelrock:

Damn. Einsterdenze Neubaten in da haus! Which instrument do u play with the most Alex: The electric saw or the jack hammer?
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:01pm djelrock:

Damn. Einsterdenze Neubaten in da haus! Which instrument do u play with the most Alex: The electric saw or the jack hammer?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:01pm stefica:

Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:03pm steve:

why do i assume Fabio immediately jumped out of his seat and hit the >> button when Alex put on I Want Candy
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:04pm Carmichael:

What stream are you listening to, djelrock?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:04pm davex:

Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:04pm stefica:

If he did, Steve, that would be ungracious toward his guest.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:06pm northguineahills:

Uhmmm, which stream are YOU, listening to Carmichael? (I've checked mine three times, just to make sure the streams didn't cross).
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:08pm Carmichael:

The one that's currently being funky, and Fabio is slow to the keyboard. Not the lopng German name djelrock referred to.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:08pm Cecile:

Hi, Fabio, hi Alex.
What's the theme for this show?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:09pm Lewis:

When someone asks if you are a God, say "yes!"
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:09pm Hacke:

Digestible Failure (the Food Show with Alex Hacke)
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:09pm Cecile:

this is a classic, too.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:09pm Mike East:

@Carm - cohost is a lopng German
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:11pm Stanley:

I don't understand whats going on. But never mind.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:11pm Cecile:


How about Slim Gaillard - he has lotsa food songs.
Or Louie Jordan's "Friday Night Fish Fry"?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:11pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

nose is long gone. still hungry. moving on to gnawing the sacred moss effigy of sherman hemsley...
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:11pm Carmichael:

What does this mean: Einsterdenze Neubaten. I apparently need a WFMU decoder ring.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:11pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

or cab calloway doing A CHICKEN AINT NUTHIN' BUT A BIRD... or is that more zoological than food-based?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:12pm Cecile:

Stoned and Starving by Parquet Courts!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:12pm Cecile:

Chicken Strut by the Meters!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:13pm Cecile:

Robert Johnson Hot Tamales and they're Red Hot!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:13pm davex:

Einstürzende Neubauten is a German band. Or, taken literally, it means collapsing modern buildings.
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:13pm djelrock:

Yeah. The food theme show Carmichael. Neubaten n Crime the city solution guest?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:14pm DCE:

I've given up on food and am simply breathing sunshine
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:14pm Brett:

I love funk
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:14pm DCE:

it's yellow and sticky like peeps
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:15pm Cheri Pi:

Fabio! It's rather funky in here.
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:15pm djelrock:

Yea, I mispell German everyday! LoL. Also English! Ha
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:16pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

marzipan. Should've sculpted sherman in marzipan. [picking green bits outta teeth]
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:16pm stefica:

sweet tater pie
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:16pm Carmichael:

Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:16pm Cheri Pi:

I don't know what Einsterdenze Neubaten means, but I like having Einsterdenze Neubaten pronouncing contests at parties.
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:17pm djelrock:

I correlate E. Neubauten with Scratching Foetus of the Wheel. Can anyone explain to me why I'd do this? Is it an anal freudian slip?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:17pm DCE:

I have a hard time pronouncing it sober...add beersies and you'll get something like InnaGaddadaVida out of me
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:18pm steve:

im eating a bag of baby carrots... how about "A Carrot...." from Doc at the Radar Station?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:18pm Cheri Pi:

this song is about Beer??? I love beer, and marzipan Kraut juggernauts,
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:18pm Wretch:

Collapsing New-Style Buildings
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:18pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

...there's also that ralph records compilation POTATOES, innit?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:18pm Cecile:

me too, steve. I concur.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:18pm Carmichael:

Or anything off of Safe As Milk.
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:20pm r i s k y:

Hamburger Lady!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:20pm Cheri Pi:

Did someone already mention Rhubarb Plain by Aphrodite's Polyp?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:20pm Wretch:

Most anything off of Viva! La Woman
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:20pm Andrew Waterloo:

The Coffee Cola song by Francis Bebey
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:20pm Cecile:

good one, pi!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:21pm Cheri Pi:

it was their Bitches Brew...
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:21pm davex:

Neubauten are generally post-war buildings and the like, often without the old continental flair.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:21pm Cecile:

I think it was 84 or 85
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:22pm Danielle:

Hello :)
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:23pm steve:

Gumbo Variations from Hot Rats
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:23pm djelrock:

How about song about Pisco Sour by Nosequien y los nosecuantos from Perú!!
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:23pm Danielle:

What about Kale - any songs?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:23pm Carmichael:

Danish, via North Dakota or Wyoming.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:23pm stefica:

lawrence welk is american!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:23pm Cecile:

he's like Heino w/o the hair and glasses.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:23pm northguineahills:

German parents born in North Dakota (Lawrence Welk)
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:24pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Cecile: i was guessing '84 as well. Oddly it was my first Clinton record. Then had to go back to the source afterwards...
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:24pm northguineahills:

German-speaking parents from what is now the Ukraine.
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:24pm djelrock:

Yeah. American born to German parents n learned German as first language!
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:25pm Danielle:

Any vegan songs?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:25pm Carmichael:

Mrs. Carmichael's Danish grandmother always claimed him as one of her own. Figures she was lying or delusional ...
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:26pm Cecile:

Danielle, "meat is murder?"
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:26pm DCE:

there's got to be a vegan sloppy joes song out there. If not, I will write it tonight.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:26pm Cecile:

*channeling Clay* that's dirty.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:26pm Carmichael:

Sloppy TVP??
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:26pm Danielle:

Ceclie is that a song?
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:27pm Danielle:

vegetable orchestra is definitely vegan!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:27pm Cecile:

Yes, by the Smiths. It was the title of their 3rd album.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:27pm northguineahills:

There's the band food, and dj food, and that Herbert record where all of the sound sources come from him preparing and cooking food.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:28pm Carmichael:

Oh, duh. The Beach Boys' Vegetables from Smiley Smile. Same sound effects.
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:28pm Danielle:

big beets beating the beats
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:28pm Mike East:

do marbles in a blender count as food?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:29pm Andrew Waterloo:

@northguineahills that would be Plute du jour
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:29pm YETI BOB:

how about playing something by the band FOOD?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:29pm Cecile:

Moby Grape
Ultimate Spinach
Milk - from Audio Two
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:29pm Cecile:

US Maple
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:30pm northguineahills:

I just typed Beery St for Berry St for a work project.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:30pm Cecile:

I'm too hungry to think of anything else right now.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:30pm Mike East:

Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:30pm Stanley:

Call any vegetable
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:30pm Cecile:

I lied.
Outrageous Cherry
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:31pm YETI BOB:

Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:33pm Bilk Linton:

this is insane.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:33pm stefica:

i still want candy.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:33pm Andrew Waterloo:

Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:34pm tim from champaign:

I want some songs about taking a nap.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:36pm steve:

how about Popcorn (the original one) by Gershon Kingsley !!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:36pm Cheri Pi:

Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:36pm Cecile:

Polk Salad Annie
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:37pm other guy:

good idea steve
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:37pm Brian in New Orleans checking in.:


Check out the Sonic Catering Band!

Perfect for today's show.

Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:38pm Mike East:

  Thu. 7/11/13 4:41pm Robert:

I'd've expected Negativland's "Drink It Up" (the Pepsi song) by now.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:46pm andymorphic:

best scream in music
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:46pm andymorphic:

are en touring anytime soon?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:47pm DCE:

although I disagree with the nature of this rant, I kind of like the tune
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:52pm Jack:

This is reminding me of "Hair Pie".
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:52pm Wretch:

GWAR - Meat Sandwich
DBX - Music is like Beer
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:53pm Me Teater:

Love these guys. A complete mess.
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:53pm common:

quite a spasm
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:55pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

great magical dammit i love this track more every time...
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:55pm B Z:

  Thu. 7/11/13 4:58pm Me Teater:

NSB, live, indeed. Nothing like it.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:58pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

also it must be said, one of the best band names ever. re: NSB.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 4:58pm Cheri Pi:

that's not how it's pronounced, but good try.
  Thu. 7/11/13 4:59pm common:

still cant pronounce that name
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:05pm Dean:

The Crime depicted in your gallery: that is not the punk band out of SF, right?
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:05pm SABrenal:

Hi Dudes, Fabio included. Happy summer, that's what this show reminds of, a virtual picnic smorgasbord. But where's the cheese?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:05pm Bilk Linton:

Cool Dude. Haven't heard this since.. high school.
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:06pm common:

oh yea.
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:09pm Hacke:

@Dean: No, Crime and the City Solution
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:10pm Dean:

Thank you. Just saw more details at your bio.
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:11pm Jack:

Well, it's not "Hair Pie" but we all love Kandy Korn!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:13pm Carmichael:

Bam! Thanks for playing this, Fab & Alex!
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:14pm djelrock:

What bout Devo - Spud Boy. I just ate some amazing french fries! From 5 dudes whatever...
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:16pm mb:

I was guessing Ice Cream for Crow, but no complaint.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:19pm northguineahills:

darn, missed the rant making tea. EN (forgot to press send minutes ago).
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:20pm davex:

Alles lecker heute!
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:21pm SABrenal:

Are somebodies highsy wighsy???
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:23pm Wretch:

Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:24pm Hacke:

I'm all proper now!
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:25pm Joe Ray:

Snack Attack by Godley and Creme
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:25pm Carmichael:

A saxophne means this song is from the 80s.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:26pm davex:

Nice picture, Alex. Very incognito!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:26pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

holy jeez i'd forgotten about that godley & creme album...
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:27pm Carmichael:

Life is a Minestrone.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:28pm Cecile:

indeed, carm!
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:29pm SABrenal:

Commercial, yes: Songs about buildings and food--Talking Heads (from thier second album, earlier the better for them to me)
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:30pm Cecile:

Mars Bar - the Undertones.
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:31pm djelrock:

Last one: Canto de Pilón by Vytas Brenner from his 1973 opus La Ofrenda!!
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:31pm djelrock:

Last one: Canto de Pilón by Vytas Brenner from his 1973 opus La Ofrenda!! This one's for u Alex:)
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:32pm Dean:

Teaches of Peaches? Not the song, but the singer, is about food. Be ready at the seven second delay.
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:34pm SABrenal:

Green Onions, man! (last one)
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:34pm Andrew Waterloo:

If you see the interviews, France Gall is either a brilliant actress or she's completely naive about that song.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:35pm Cecile:

maybe the pigs were too valuable for making salami.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:37pm Carmichael:

Marmalade, I like marmalade ...
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:38pm davex:

John Cage 4'33 cleanses the palate.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:40pm Wretch:

  Thu. 7/11/13 5:41pm MenfussMike:

Hasil puked up chicken at my house. I thought he liked chicken
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:41pm Cecile:

I am so eating hot dogs for dinner tonight. Yum.
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:41pm Danielle:

what about avocados? they are totally being neglected and ignored in music
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:42pm Green Mountain Man Mark:

Get your hotdog right here!
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:42pm tahomajohn:

that is one frickin creepy song
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:43pm Cecile:

danielle, Slim Gaillard makes reference to "avocado seed soup" in his "Cement Mixer, A-Putti, Putti"
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:43pm Danielle:

How many bags of chips have you eaten Alex?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:44pm Hacke:

Yup, Fred Bongusto. Very creepy indeed.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:44pm Wretch:

I first heard it around 90/91 in a UT-Austin student film. A head was, indeed, chopped off causing someone to stop eating hotdogs.

Might have been the same semester as Robert Rodriguez's Bed Head.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:44pm Hacke:

On the forth.
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:44pm djelrock:

Oh yeah!!! Euro-trash sweetness
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:45pm Carmichael:

Didn't the Troggs have an avocado solo on Wild Thing? No wait, that was an ocarina.
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:46pm common:

hee hee! carmichael!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:46pm Cecile:

The Chocolate Watchband! Potato Chip!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:47pm Matt F:

Hey Fabio. I did a food show last thanksgiving. Amazingly the only song (so far) that we both played is "Jambalaya".
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:47pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Any Chocolate Watchband suggestion is a solid-gold righteous suggestion.
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:47pm Danielle:

What an Ocarina?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:48pm Hacke:

A little flute like thing.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:48pm Cecile:

a sweet-potato shaped kind of wind instrument you can hold in your hand.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:48pm Matt from Springfield:

All right, food songs!

@Fiveash: I think "The Spinach Song" might be up your alley!
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:49pm Carmichael:

Was this recorded before Waits began smoking 12 cartons a day?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:50pm dale:

damn, just tuned in to this show. is fabio taking it like a sport?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:50pm Cecile:

and before he was turned on to Captain Beefheart.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:50pm Matt from Springfield:

Savoy Truffle!! That's a fave of mine from the White Album!
"Birth Lunch Death" is a fantastic title, btw.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:51pm davex:

Now: I Want The Waiter (With The Water)
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:52pm dale:

not one polka? beer barrel, or otherwise? polka is not represented on this station - which is actually odd to me.
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:52pm SABrenal:

I was on a quest to find a good non-meat hot dog and I just discovered that you have to put gobs of dijon on and that will make even a "Smart Dog" good.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:53pm Cecile:

Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:54pm Carmichael:

Who Stole the Kischka?
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:54pm Matt from Springfield:

@dale: Fatty Jubbo's Cake & Polka Parade. Though, IIRC it's not a polka-based show.

Ooooh! PGB's fill-ins: "Klarinettpolka" to start and another polka he always ends on.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:54pm dale:

les sucettes is actually about oral sex. serge wrote that and told her on live tv and she freaked out
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:54pm steve:

SABrenal - try Field Roast! theyre amazing
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:55pm dale:

steve - your kitty looks like he would put an evil spell on my kitty
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:55pm tahomajohn:

FEED ME! Great show !
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:56pm davex:

Tomatensalat would be nice, too, come to think.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:56pm dale:

matt - now i want galumpkies. don't know how to spell em, but i can taste em right now
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:56pm Matt from Springfield:

steve's kitty hypnotizes, dale's kitty bows to the spell.
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:57pm Jack:

The failure of digestion.
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:57pm Matt from Springfield:

OH! Is this Screamin' Jay Hawkins "Constipation Blues"! LOVE this!
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:58pm Night Al:

1. Beans and Cornbread--Louis Jordan
Cornbread challenges beans to a fight. Just when things get heated, beans astutely averts crisis by reminding cornbread that they go hand in hand.

2. Pass the Peas--J.B.'s
James Brown's band makes peas funky, and not in a week-old casserole sort of way.

3. Bread and Butter--The Newbeats
Things seemed perfect for the Newbeats' strikingly falsetto Larry Henley since his baby always fed him his favorite titular dish--until he caught her eating chicken and dumplings with another man.

4. Junk Food Junkie--X-Ray Spex
Fast food and fast living will make Johnny and Jenny die young.

5. Cherry Pie--Marvin & Johnny
Like a sweet slice of pie, this doo-wop number is so addictive it was covered by Skip & Flip AND George Carlin.

6. Peanut Butter--Marathons
This creamy novelty R&B hit really sticks.

7. I Like Food--Descendents
A passionate and explosive fifteen second love poem to grub

8. Know Your Chicken--Cibo Matto
The Japanese duo's name means "crazy food" in Italian so you can consider them an authority when they advocate knowing your chicken.

9. I Don't Wanna Be No Personal Pizza--Personal & the Pizzas
These New Jersey punkers channel The Ramones and Kierkegaard to philosophically employ pizza as a metaphor for life.

10. The Hamburger Song--Bobby Moore & The Rhythm Aces
This fun dance number proves the origins of rap are with the burger. Now health-conscious diets have put the burger back in a wrap. It's the circle of life.

11. Ham 'N' Eggs--A Tribe Called Quest
Get a tip on lowering your cholesterol from the hip hop luminary's first album.

12. Peanut Butter Jelly Time--The Buckwheat Boyz
Once isolated to listeners of South Florida's Power96 FM, the cloying 105 second track got 15 minutes of fame when it became an internet meme with 21 million YouTube hits.

13. Banana Splits (The Tra La La Song)--The Dickies
The LA punks' do The Banana Splits Adventure Hour theme on a revved up sugar high.

14. Rib Tips--Andre Williams
This meaty instrumental sounds like how you might feel if given some rib tips. May we have a toothpick please.

15. Red Beans--Professor Longhair
The inventor of New Orleans piano offers his signature dish that'll have the women jumping for joy.

16. Vegetables--Beach Boys
Take a peak into the crisper of Brian Wilson's mind with his ode to edible plants that features celery chewing as percussion.

17. Mashed Potatoes--Steve Alaimo
The early '60s dance craze of pivoting heels was also provided a soundtrack by Dee Dee Sharp, Nat Kendrick and the Swans (AKA James Brown's band) and Bill Haley y sus Cometas.

18. Milk Shake & Potato Chips--Bob Marley & the Wailers
Marley complains that every time he takes his lady out she wants a milk shake and potato chips. Sounds like our kind of girl.

19. Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie--Jay and the Techniques
There's a nostalgia in certain fruits, baked goods and seeing the girl you've been trying to tag since you played hide-and-seek as kids.

20. Bar-B-Q--Wendy Rene
Call Dr. Phil. This might be the cure for depression.

21. Coconut--Harry Nilsson
Woo-ooo. Drink this song down, then you'll feel better.

22. Southern Fried Chicken--Bill Thomas and The Fendells
Like this 1966 platter, when chicken is battered and fried perfectly, it's got delicious grooves.

23. Peaches--Presidents of the United States of America
Not since Henry David Thoreau's Walden has there been such a celebrated expression of transcendental living.

24. Memphis Soul Stew--King Curtis
In 1967, the monarch of rock and roll sax gave us a step-by-step recipe for delicious R&B: half a teacup of bass, a pound of fatback drums, four tablespoons of boiling Memphis guitars, a pinch of organ and half a pint of horn. Active Time: 3 minutes. It's going to taste alright.

25. They're Red Hot--Robert Johnson
The bad news is hot tamales are so red hot they'll put your kidneys to sleep. Good news, they're a dime for four.

Plus five honorable mentions (that have nothing to do with food):
Cornbread--Lee Morgan; Pumpkin Soup--Kate Nash; Hot Burrito--The Flying Burrito Brothers; Cheeseburger--Gang of Four; Pulling Mussels (From The Shell)--Squeeze
Avatar Thu. 7/11/13 5:58pm steve:

dale, the 4 eared one? hes real but i only know him from the internet. my actual kitties are pretty angelic (as far as i can tell)
  Thu. 7/11/13 5:59pm Jack:

oh my
  Thu. 7/11/13 6:00pm djelrock:

This is so freakin funny!!!!
  Mon. 7/15/13 1:24pm raga:

great show!
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