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Two hours of rollicking delite: '60s jams, cartooniness, seriousness, sing-alongs, and Simpsons talk. P.dece.

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Options August 7, 2013: Was That the Human Thing To Do

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
The Monkees  You and I   Options Instant Replay  Rhino    LP      0:01:33 ()
Wadsworth Mansion  What's On Tonight   Options   Sussex    7"      0:03:51 ()
Charles Bradley & the Menahan Street Band  I'll Slip Away   Options   Light In the Attic    7"    *   0:06:23 ()
Martian Dance  Boys In Black   Options   EMI  1981  7"      0:09:47 ()
The Babys  Broken Heart   Options Broken Heart  Chrysalis  1977  LP      0:11:39 ()
Groovie Ghoulies  Levitation   Options Born in the Basement  Green Door    CD      0:14:15 ()
Guided By Voices  My Impression Now   Options Fast Japanese Spin Cycle  Engine  1993  CD      0:17:12 ()
Dinosaur Jr.  Feel the Pain   Options Without a Sound  Sire/Reprise  1994  CD      0:19:19 ()
Kristen Hersh  Velvet Days   Options Hips and Makers  Sire  1994  Cassette      0:23:39 ()
The Golden Pelicans  The Earls   Options   Total Punk    7"    *   0:33:44 ()
DMZ  Don't Jump Me Mother   Options DMZ  Sepia Tone    CD      0:36:04 ()
Slade  My Life Is Natural   Options Mojo Presents: Heavy Nuggets Vol. 2      CD      0:39:21 ()
Jerusalem  Primitive Man   Options Classic Rock Presents: LOST (V/A)      CD      0:42:32 ()
The Melvins  Billy Fish   Options Nude With Boots  Ipecac  2008  CD      0:48:25 ()
New World/Robert Hall Productions  Pottery crashes and other crash SFX   Options       LP      0:52:13 ()
10cc  Head Room   Options How Dare You!  Mercury  1976  LP      0:55:13 ()
Nick Lowe  Wish You Were Here   Options The Abominable Showman  Columbia  1983  LP      1:06:59 ()
Nick Lowe  American Squirm   Options   Radar  1978  7"      1:09:54 ()
Nick Lowe and his Cowboy Outfit  Long Walk Back   Options   Columbia  1985  7"      1:12:21 ()
Peter Case  Three Days Straight   Options s/t  Geffen  1986  LP      1:16:20 ()
Lyme & Cybelle  Follow Me   Options Celebrities at Their... Best! vol. 2: Joe Belock's 2013 WFMU Marathon Premium (V/A)            1:19:42 ()
Marti Jones  Whenever You're On My Mind   Options Skinny Ties and All: Hova's WFMU marathon premium from 1998 (V/A)            1:22:10 ()
Mickey Jupp  Switchboard Susan   Options         YouTube    1:25:16 ()
Little Anthony & the Imperials  So Near And Yet So Far   Options             1:37:18 ()
Diana Trask  Don't Let It Get Away   Options Country Soul Sisters (V/A)  Soul Jazz    CD    *   1:39:54 ()
Patsy Cline  So Wrong   Options On the Air: Her Greatest TV Performances  Hip-O  2012  CD      1:42:38 ()
The Boswell Sisters  Was That the Human Thing To Do   Options Okay, America! Alternate Takes & Rarities  Jass    LP      1:45:28 ()
Neil Diamond  Solitary Man   Options The Bang Years 1966-1968  Legacy  2011 (comp)  CD      1:49:06 ()
Beck  Sing It Again   Options Mutations  DGC  1998  CD      1:51:20 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 12:02pm Stanley:

I'm first for once.
Beat that Brian from the UK!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 12:03pm fleep:

First is overrated.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 12:07pm Amanda:

To give credit where it's due, Listener James from Westwood is usually first! Hi fellas!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 12:10pm efd:

Fourth! (Or third, if you're not counting comments by the DJ)
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 12:11pm Doug Schulkind:

From Wikipedia:

"When he was fourteen, Bradley ran away from home due to his poor living conditions -- his bedroom was in a basement with a sand floor -- and lived on the streets during the day and slept nights in subway cars for two years. Later, he enlisted in Job Corps which eventually led him to Bar Harbor, Maine to train as a chef. One time while working, a co-worker told him he looked like James Brown. When asked if he could sing, he was at first shy but eventually admitted that he could. He overcame his stage fright (when a crew member pushed him through the curtains onto the stage) and performed five or six times with a band. After his band mates were drafted into the Vietnam War, the act never re-formed. Bradley worked in Maine as a cook for ten years until deciding to head west, hitchhiking across the country. He lived in upstate New York, Seattle, Canada and Alaska before settling in California in 1977. There, Bradley worked odd jobs and played small shows for 20 years."
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 12:15pm Danne D:

Hi AmNazz ;)
Hi whoever's at the other end of that long story since I haven't scrolled up yet :)
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 12:16pm Danne D:

And 6th! Or 3rd if you're not counting comments by WFMU DJs
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 12:16pm listener james from westwood:

good wednesday, folks! no firsties for me today; had to bump the usual gym trip to late morning. bummed that i missed charles! will star for later delectation.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 12:20pm Skirkie:

What up Nazarenes. I just got done listening to "Players' Worktime" not 20 minutes ago.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 12:22pm Amanda:

Funny, I just listened to that for the first time myself yesterday.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 12:22pm Danne D:

Skirkie! :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 12:25pm Skirkie:

What up Danne D. I lost my WEIRDO bracelet the very Saturday I first got it and I've been afraid to tell Frangry.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 12:31pm Stanley:

Having tinnitus is like having a tape hiss background to your life!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 12:32pm Jeff Golick:

GTDR: home of the Monkees. Also: monkeys.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 12:34pm Doug Schulkind:

Can someone clear this up. Is it pronounced tin-EYE-tuss or, as I have been corrected, TIN-eh-tuss?
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 12:34pm Jeff Golick:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 12:35pm Stanley:

What's that Doug speak up?
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 12:35pm OLD:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 12:36pm Stanley:

We say TIN-eh-tuss over here but Gawd knows how you guys pronounce it over there!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 12:37pm fleep:

How To Pronounce Tinnitus www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 12:39pm Artie:

A pelican just cleared my ear holes!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 12:41pm Amanda Nazario:

I would rather have tin eye tuss than "tin ear" tuss. You knowmsayin
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 12:42pm Danne D:

@Skirkie There are no words
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 12:44pm Skirkie:

Yeah we were at some joint later on that night and I noticed it just wasn't there anymore. It's on the ground in Newark or Kearny somewheres.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/7/13 12:46pm Uncle Michael:

Hello drummersomers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 12:47pm Brian in UK:

Hello Amanda, and those with shall we say difficulties.

@Stanley, Matthew 20 verse 16.
Here is some pre reading if I may be so bold.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 12:49pm Brian in UK:

Must be honest Amanda, I am listening to The Good Doctor. Switching soon.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 12:53pm Danne D:

@Skirkie will be a fun discovery for someone I'm sure - assuming it's not in their hoagie or somethin'.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 12:53pm Amanda:

As long as you don't start hearing saxophone jazz in the middle of my heavy rock, I am fine with it.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 12:54pm listener james from westwood:

like some sort of musical reese's peanut butter cup ad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 12:55pm Brian in UK:

@ Jeff Golick there is an interesting little piece at the end of this programme by Kevin Le Gendre, a respected jazz writer over here about cheap box sets, thought you might be interested. Go to 24:30.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 1:00pm Jeff Golick:

Did someone say something about jazz? My sax senses are tingling....
  Wed. 8/7/13 1:04pm BuckyKatt:

Man, you never know who's hanging out in these chat rooms during daytime (I'm looking at you, Danne D & @Skirkie). Don't you guys have jobs or something to do? ;-) I want to play those pottery crashes for my sister the pottery teacher-- she would no doubt freak out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/7/13 1:06pm Uncle Michael:

Nice save, Amanda!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 1:07pm Jeff Golick:

Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 1:09pm Dominick:

Next 4 days at Lincoln Center promise to all be outstanding.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 1:10pm Brian in UK:

Who wrote Switchboard Susan?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 1:13pm Brian in UK:

We are the Now People.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/7/13 1:13pm Uncle Michael:

Nick wrote it, yes?
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 1:14pm Dominick:

Mickey Jupp wrote Switchboard Susan
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 1:15pm Amanda:

I don't know 100% but I'd be really surprised if anyone else did -- it is very him.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 1:15pm Jeff Golick:

@Brian in UK: listened to that clip. If "aural indigestion" is a disease, then I don't what a cure!

Actually, he makes a good point.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/7/13 1:15pm Uncle Michael:

The Costello version of What's So Funny was the b-side to American Squirm. Elvis isn't credited but the picture on the back of the sleeve shows Nick holding Elvis' Fender Jaguar with the "Costello" fretboard inlay.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 1:15pm Amanda:

No kiddin'!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 1:16pm Jeff Golick:

@Brian: gotta love Radio 4. "Up next, Samuel Pepys turns 34!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 1:17pm efd:

The Jupp version of "Switchboard Susan" is pretty good - it's on the LP approriately titled 'Long Distance Romancer.'
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/7/13 1:18pm Uncle Michael:

Was there ever a more disappointing supergroup than Little Village?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/7/13 1:19pm Uncle Michael:

I still love Peter Case's first solo LP.
  Wed. 8/7/13 1:21pm Dean:

"Was there ever a more disappointing supergroup than Little Village?"

Steely Dan?
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 1:21pm Amanda:

I saw him at Maxwell's in 2010, a very woefully underattended show. And sad to say that when I saw Paul Collins in Maine it was the same size audience.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/7/13 1:22pm Uncle Michael:

I'm not disappointed in Steely Dan. I'm not sure how the term "supergroup" applies, anyway.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 1:27pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Howdy all Amanders. Back up from the parking lot ( and 91.1 FM). Oh, the choices we must make.Well I'm here now and see what I've missed. Great show, goil!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 1:28pm Brian in UK:

Thanks Dominick, I had an LP by The Searchers in the late 70s when they were covering modern music but I (cover you ears Doug) sold it.
Hey Amanda. Copacetic.
  Wed. 8/7/13 1:28pm Dean:

I meant it as a too subtle joke, although Skunk Baxter had made a name for himself pre-SD, and then there's the roster of contributors to Aja. What prompted the joke? A couple nights ago SD's The Fez kept me up all night on an endless cerebral tape loop.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 1:30pm Amanda:

You guys have many choices at your disposal, I know. I'm flattered you've chosen this program! Really.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 1:30pm Jeff Golick:

Fagen's book comes out in a little bit: www.amazon.com...

I appreciate it's apparent brevity.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 1:31pm Jeff Golick:

That's not a dig re page count. I just generally appreciate shorter books!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/7/13 1:31pm Uncle Michael:

I'm never gonna do it without the fez on.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 1:32pm Brian in UK:

@ Jeff Golick Kevin Le Gendre wrote the programme notes when I saw Charles Lloyd a couple of monthe ago. He knows which way is up but in the jazz world that is not always obvious.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/7/13 1:33pm Uncle Michael:

Fagen: pre-ordered. Thanks, Jeff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 1:34pm efd:

Not to be pedantic, but Hova originally compiled/released that premium on cassette in 1998! Then it was reissued on CD in 2002.
  Wed. 8/7/13 1:34pm Dean:

No! Don't restart the tape loop!

So Fagen admires Mancini? That explains a lot! I've always considered SD the beginning of the end of rock. As for Mancini, it need only be pointed out that "Baby Elephant Walk" can serve as a counterpoint to any melody whatsoever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/7/13 1:35pm Uncle Michael:

I have it on cereal box flexi.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 1:36pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

hmm loops
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/7/13 1:37pm Uncle Michael:

Froot Loops.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 1:39pm KevinfromBayRidge:

If they're stupid then you know what that makes all of us!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 1:44pm Rich in Washington:

I am completely turned around, calendar-wise!
I keep thinking it's Thursday for some reason. Just realized this was on now!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/7/13 1:45pm Uncle Michael:

If you lived now, you'd be home by here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 1:45pm Nate K:

Nick Lowe free at Lincoln Center this weekend.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 1:46pm Doug Schulkind:

Kenzo comes up next (2-4pm, ET) here on the Drummer Stream with his latest Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza. Get ready to call in and participate. The phone number is 434-971-8678.

Kenzo's playlist page will be here: wfmu.org...
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 1:50pm Amanda:

Rich -- AHEM, thank you for JOINING us.

Nate -- you going???
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 1:54pm Brian in UK:

Enjoy Basher.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 1:58pm Ike:

That's a really good Beck album.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 1:58pm listener james from westwood:

many thanks, amanda, for the luvly luvly show!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/7/13 1:59pm Uncle Michael:

Thank you, Amanda!
  Wed. 8/7/13 2:00pm BuckyKatt:

Enjoyed the show, thanks! Glad to see the reminder re: Nick Lowe show, had forgotten about it. I hope to be there!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 2:02pm Amanda:

Thank you ALL for having listened! And if you didn't, please enjoy a pristine, uninterrupted archive with my compliments.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/7/13 2:02pm Stanley:

So the last will be first, and the first will be last
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