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Options August 21, 2013: Toxic and Proud

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Artist Track Album Approx. start time
Lee Morgan  Yes I Can, No You Can't (edit)   Options The Gigolo  0:00:00 ()
Patrick Watson  Beijing   Options Wooden Arms  0:03:19 ()
Tim Buckley  Sally Go 'Round the Roses   Options Sefronia  0:07:44 ()
The Poems  No Sign of Life   Options Young America  0:11:13 ()
The Passionate & Objective Jokerfan  Goatman Style   Options Songs, Singers, Goats, Writers, Critics ... All Sorts of Stuff!  0:13:59 ()
Rick Rondone  Ballad of a Continental Cowboy   Options Gotta Gypsy's Heart  0:15:58 ()
 
Angil & the Hiddentracks  I Need an Enemy   Options Angil & the Fucking Hiddentracks (EP)  0:24:34 ()
Chuck Berry  Havana Moon   Options Johnny Be Goode  0:28:20 ()
Love  Maybe the People Would Be the Times or Between Clark and Hilldale   Options Forever Changes  0:31:10 ()
Melody's Echo Chamber   Be Proud of Your Kids   Options Melody's Echo Chamber  0:34:31 ()
Crown the Invisible  The Spaniard Who Blighted My Life   Options Revitalize Music Contest  0:38:15 ()
 
Peter Ivers Band with Yolande Bavan  Lord God Love   Options The Knight of the Blue Communion  0:46:31 ()
Secret Twins  Poor Replacements   Options Ill Fit  0:50:53 ()
Darcy Clay  Jesus I Was Evil   Options Radio Nyles Vol. 1  0:53:27 ()
 
JOE FRANK  SALES   Options IN THE DARK (series)  0:58:33 ()
Tom Waits  What's He Building?   Options Mule Variations  1:26:14 ()
 
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers  Shaky Jake (comp. Cedar Walton, R.I.P.)   Options Buhaina's Delight  1:32:44 ()
Cedar Walton with David Williams and Billy Higgins  Off Minor   Options The Trio, Vol. 2  1:38:55 ()
Lee Morgan (Cedar Walton, piano)  The Sixth Sense   Options The Sixth Sense  1:48:07 ()
Nick Vernier Band (ft. Iain Matthews and Emitt Rhodes)  Time Will Show the Wiser   Options Sessions  1:55:04 ()
 
Cliff and Ivy  Radiant   Options Equilux  2:04:48 ()
Magazine  Rhythm of Cruelty   Options Secondhand Daylight  2:07:31 ()
Fountains of Wayne  Mexican Wine   Options Welcome Interstate Managers  2:10:40 ()
The Passionate & Objective Jokerfan  Seth Tisue, That Jandek Site You Made is Really Great, Man!   Options Songs, Singers, Goats, Writers, Critics ... All Sorts of Stuff!  2:14:15 ()
Robert Alberg  I've Been Single All My Life   Options Robert Alberg  2:15:51 ()
Turn Me On Dead Man  Killer Sound Waves from Space   Options God Bless the Electric Freak  2:19:28 ()
Lane & Luis  Suck It for the U.S.A.   Options Suck It for the U.S.A.  2:26:23 ()
 
Lord Kitchener  Muriel and de Bug   Options Muriel's Treasure 2006 Vintage Calypso From Vinyl premium CD  2:33:56 ()
Sexton Ming  The Smell Haters Meet the Taste Fascists   Options Crumb Girl  2:36:32 ()
Helen Reddy  One Way Ticket   Options Lost Jukebox Volume Vol. 24  2:39:52 ()
Black Mountain  Bastards of Light   Options Bastards of Light (EP)  2:42:41 ()
The Passionate & Objective Jokerfan  Richie Unterberger, You Write Good Music Articles   Options Songs, Singers, Goats, Writers, Critics ... All Sorts of Stuff!  2:47:49 ()
Ken DeFeudis  Power of Love   Options The Very Best of Ken DeFeudis, Vol. 2  2:49:14 ()
The Stella Sisters (Lennon & Maisy)  Ho Hey   Options The Music of Nashville (OST)  2:52:04 ()
The Passionate & Objective Jokerfan  Phil X. Milstein, You Know About the Secret Underground Weird Stuff   Options   2:53:56 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:01pm rrg:

Howdy do.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:01pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Foist !
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:01pm Alison Porchnik:

She has bad posture.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:01pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

D'oh!
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:02pm rrg:

There are a lot of cat pictures on the Internet. Even here.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:03pm G:

Edit is a hell of a sideplayer.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:04pm G:

The cat is about to eat a bug. Seen it a million times.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:04pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I thot it was a Mark Ryden
- but the tag says D_R_Wilson
- which is not yeilding this sorta Art w/ a quick&easy Search...
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:05pm Irwin:

Jeez, RRN63, click on the damned art.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:05pm still b/p:

No one can eat a bug until the queen eats a bug.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:06pm rrg:

I'm on day 4 of a 5-day azithromycin blister pack and I'm doing much better, thanks.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:08pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- I did - I get D_R_Wilson
- this is Ryden :
media-cache-ec2.pinimg.com...
  Wed. 8/21/13 3:08pm Laura L:

Clicked link but no time to go to the funny farm just now--maybe later.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:09pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- Oh - LeftClick - like - 'Click'...
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:09pm Irwin:

LL: Please click on the link. I get 35% of all kitty art sales on the interwebs.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:10pm Sean D. Daily:

Sorry I'm late to the party.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:10pm G:

click for your life dammit. it's the interwebb's newest invention yall
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:11pm rrg:

"Introduction by Carrie Fisher." Well, I'll have to read that.

But later. LL and I will read it later.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:12pm Sean D. Daily:

Come for the kitty art. Stay for the slow-motion Matrix olives.
  Wed. 8/21/13 3:13pm Laura L:

Well, whyn't you say so earlier! I hope the interwebs won't break when everybody gets on the interwebs and buys kitty art tonight! Is there enough bandwidth?
  Wed. 8/21/13 3:14pm Fever:

I don't even know what I'm listening to, but my love recommend it, so hi...
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:15pm still b/p:

On the site's Introduction by Carrie Fisher page, I like the maniacally grinning chimp with the asparagus scepter, and I think The Maniacally Grinning Chimp With the Asparagus Scepter is one of the sequels to The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:15pm rrg:

All right, I would like more information about this Passionate and Objective Jokerman.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:16pm rrg:

Also a good name for a band.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:16pm G:

These are the O.J. tracks we ran out of time on last week. Settle in.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:17pm Droll:

How is a Goatman different from a minotaur? Is this one of those 51% things?
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:17pm rrg:

JokerFAN. Not Jokerman. I can never fix that typo. Never. I don't have the power.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:17pm Caryn:

So, apparently the cat is Kathleen, who is visited by the Virgin Mary in the guise of a housefly. Hmm, this is clearly WFMU-appropriate art.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:18pm G:

I have an alternate rhyme word for Italy.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:18pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- & my choice of Ryden Link gets better...
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:18pm rrg:

From a blog called "the first song for your mix tape", concerning Mr. Jokerfan: "It was sometime last year that I stumbled upon this less than conventional musician..."
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:19pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...'wittily' - ?? If that was the singer's rhyme - I'll quittily...
  Wed. 8/21/13 3:21pm Laura L:

So play it all today, Irwin!
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:22pm Droll:

Sadly, there are only about a dozen Incorrect Music archives, most of IM predates the archive.
wfmu.org...

We want IM airchecks and bootlegs!
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:22pm rrg:

Did you have to pay for these new Jokerfan songs, Irwin? "Commission" kind of implies that you did.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:23pm Alison Porchnik:

Don't forget Marian McPartland, Irwin.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:23pm rrg:

So say we all. Droll and me, anyway.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:24pm G:

i'll throw in on that demand.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:26pm G:

extremely polite and deferential request. sorry :p
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:26pm Droll:

I used to be on the Cat-Free Internet, but there's tons of cats in costumes on it! It's not worth the extra fees, their cat box filtering technology isn't worth the litter it's made from.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:27pm rrg:

There were cassette premiums of Incorrect Music in the past (or at least of "Atrocious Music", its predecessor--or maybe calling it a predecessor is an incorrect presumption).

I wonder if any of those still exist.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:28pm rrg:

You can't say the name of this album on the air. Even though this is fucking America!
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:30pm Alison Porchnik:

This is the best thing Chuck Berry ever did.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:30pm rrg:

One of the best things about Chuck Berry is that he's still alive.

We can't all say that.
  Wed. 8/21/13 3:31pm lou:

The Muldaurs do a nice version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OnXXM-IhM8
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:31pm Droll:

What's this "Atrocious Music"? Never heard of it before, who's been holding out on me?! I *NEED* the music that doesn't even qualify as Incorrect Music, whatever it's called, I *NEED* it.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:32pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

'JoJo Gunne' by Chuck is impressively ProtoRap
- you may be right though...
  Wed. 8/21/13 3:34pm ADL:

Wow, good to remind myself of "Havana Moon" whenever "My Ding-A-Ling" crosses my mind.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:34pm Anthony Blanche:

"P-p-please take me to Charles's unhealthy pick-tyures!"
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:35pm rrg:

Hey, My Ding-A-Ling is good too.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:35pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

'All the best people are dead.'
- Tim Leary when terminal.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:36pm Mike Sin:

Enjoying the show, Irwin.

I feel like I never heard "Forever Changes" correctly until one of the CD issues in the '90s or so. A lot of depth and quite dynamic. So many US vinyl versions of that LP up until that time sounded dull and flat -- I guess it was tough to master because of the range and length.
  Wed. 8/21/13 3:37pm ADL:

I'm sure it is, RRG.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:37pm G:

i'll leave talking about my ding a ling to a certain once and future ex politician
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:37pm Caryn:

Man, today has just been full of interesting and bizarre news and discoveries: "Atrocious Music", Donald Roller Wilson, the fabulous slowed-down version of "Jolene", the astronaut who almost drowned on his spacewalk...
  Wed. 8/21/13 3:38pm Jan:

Mighty Fine Program today! Likin Melody's Echo Chamber
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:39pm rrg:

The first time I heard "My Ding-A-Ling" was at a Chuck Berry concert in about 1970. A real crowd-pleaser, that one.

I had forgotten that I've seen Chuck Berry live. I'm so old that I forget having seen legends in their own time.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:39pm ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

Chuck Berry factoid according to wikipedia: In the late 1980s, Berry bought a restaurant in Wentzville, Missouri,and in 1990 he was sued by several women who claimed that he had installed a video camera in the ladies' bathroom. Berry claimed that he had the camera installed to catch red-handed a worker who was suspected of stealing from the restaurant. Though his guilt was never proven in court, Berry opted for a class action settlement with 59 women. It cost Berry over $1.2 million plus legal fees.Reportedly, a police raid on his house did find videotapes of women using the restroom, and one of the women was a minor.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:41pm rrg:

I've heard the slowed-down version of "Jolene", and I'm a real fan of messing-around-with-audio, but I honestly don't get what all the fuss is. I love the original full-speed version (and will play it again as soon as this Irwin thing is done for the day) and I think it's fine the way it is.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:42pm G:

@Caryn: Scand. note -- saw Andrew Zimmern the other day on a repeat sampling Surströmming on the roof of the Swedish Embassy in DC
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:42pm rrg:

But what's all this about an almost-drowned astronaut?

You're not going to make me go to the Internet, are you?
  Wed. 8/21/13 3:43pm ADL:

It's amazing, RRG, that in 1970 Chuck Berry was already transitioning (transitioned?) to nostalgia act (though I'm sure he was great live). Kind of crazy how he really got there first with so much.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:44pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

That's a great line rrg (legends in time).

- Yes, the Artist (Berry) who most archetypally represents the form of Rock'n'Roll has a few idiosyncracies. & Pete Townshend who helped invent the 6' amplifier & wrote 'MyGeneration' & smashed guitars was sexually abused as a child.
- Any questions - ??
  Wed. 8/21/13 3:44pm tonyb:

i dig chuck's pronunciation
of "horizon"...
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:45pm MD:

First show in Two years!!!
LANCASTER COUNTY PRISON....LIVE
AT THE BOHEMIAN BEER GARDEN
IN ASTORIA QUEENS!!
THE ORIGINAL AND OLDEST BEER GARDEN!
SATURDAY AUGUST 24TH...
SHOW STARTS AT 8PM...
www.lancastercountyprison.com
look us up on Facebook
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:46pm G:

what's your parole date? :p
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:46pm rrg:

Was that an advertisement?

I'm just askin'.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:46pm Mike East:

Joe Frank? Dark? Well this I have to hear. :)
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:46pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- say 'Hi' to Chuck.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:47pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- in prison I mean...
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:48pm G:

Chuck's 87 in a month or two. Appreciate him while you have him.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:50pm Caryn:

@rrg: I think the "Jolene" is just lovely in how it doesn't sound slowed down. I think part of the credit has to go to Dolly for enunciating the words the way she does.
The astronaut story, though? Here ya go, wouldn't want to have you go on the internet: www.universetoday.com...
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:51pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I always think of Lennon on the Mike Douglas Show making the point that Chuck Berry was a fantastic poet & songwriter (implication: not just the originator of *thee* riff) - who influenced him & Dylan & everybody. Absolutely.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:53pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- always interested in hearing more from / learning about Peter Ivers.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:53pm rrg:

It's certainly interesting (such things usually are) though I'm not sure it still sounds like Dolly. The opening guitar intro (it's a guitar, right?) is so familiar to me that I recognized it as "Jolene" before I was told what I was listening to.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:54pm rrg:

And thanks for the astronaut link.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:54pm glenn:

(chuck stole that riff from t bone walker)
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:57pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Lennon: 'If you needed another name for Rock'n'Roll, you could call it ChuckBerry.' - & you aren't gonna say anything better than Lennon....
- Oh yeah - that's the interesting thing about ChuckBerry - how he brought together those influences - Swing, Country...'New' looks different every time you change your lense's resolution...B.B. King credits T-BoneWalker big too...
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:58pm Sean D. Daily:

Can I say, "Zoroaster, I was evil?"
  Wed. 8/21/13 3:59pm A:

Sho makes me legall. Could do citizens arrest with ur connections
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 3:59pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Manicheanism to Mosh to
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 3:59pm G:

I suppose this is another one of those sweetness and light tales :)
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:00pm Sean D. Daily:

Me, I'm waiting for Mr. Goodbar.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:01pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Joe wiki :
Born August 19, 1938 (age 75 [now])
Strasbourg, France
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:01pm G:

Clef Garry Clef Bass
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:04pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Manichaeism :
en.wikipedia.org...
- I spell purty one day...
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:06pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- he's not gonna close this sale...
...I can certainly relate to a job where everyone's a drag except for one or a few you hope to see...
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:06pm G:

SPOILER ALERT:

This is not going to go well.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:09pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- his delivery - definitive.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:10pm Caryn:

@rrg: I don't think it really sounds like Dolly anymore, but it sounds like a cover of the song, not a slowed-down version, which is rare for slowed-down tracks. Whenever that happens, I'm quite thrilled.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:14pm rrg:

@Caryn: you know, you're right, it's a fine thing.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:22pm G:

He felt absence was very present to him.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:23pm glenn:

speaking of john lennon - arts.nationalpost.com...
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:25pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I read the News today - ohboy...
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:26pm Sean D. Daily:

I'm waiting for Godot.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:26pm Caryn:

Oh lord, speaking of the astronaut, apparently the Alan Parsons Project has dedicated a song to him during a concert and beamed it to the ISS. Honestly? For some reason I had remained ignorant that the APP was still going.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:27pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- okay - he closed the sale, but got it home & found it meaningless...
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:27pm rrg:

Me too.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:29pm G:

The APP is now an app automatically writing albums via logarithm. It doesn't need any human assistance to keep going.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:29pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- the production on these Tom Waits - or is it Arrangement - these sounds...
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:29pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- the Eye in the Sky...
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:30pm Carmichael:

Yes, APP is still going, and still going strong. I don't know why he hasn't even been sniffed at by the R&R Hall of Fame committee. For his producing and engineering, if nothing else.
  Wed. 8/21/13 4:30pm Laura L:

Thanks, Irwin. An excellent choice to follow Mr. Frank too.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:31pm still b/p:

After listening to that on a trip over the weekend, the sound and style of Tom's questioning in it was adapted several times to what we encountered on the road.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:33pm Droll:

Carm, I know what keeps AP out of the RRHoFaM. In a word: Prog.
The RRHoFaM dismisses prog, it's in the bylaws.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:33pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- the way Joe articulated the nature of Romance so convincingly even in this jaded age
- & then totally trashes it.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:35pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- it's a dumbass popularity contest
- they don't even know what producing and engineering is.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:40pm Carmichael:

That's as good an explanation as any, RR63.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:42pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Walton wiki :
en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:43pm Matthyou Springwater:

Cooool Jazz Message for this steamin' day...
Hi Irwin and Irwinites!
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:44pm Caryn:

My relationship to all awards is complicated: whenever someone I like wins one, I'm thrilled about the recognition and proof of the awesomeness of the person or group I admire. Then, whenever someone is ignored or nominated but beaten by someone I view as less worthy, the awards are dumb and not proof of anything. I'm a hypocrite, but I'm aware of it, so I feel less bad.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:44pm Matthyou Springwater:

@Carm: G has also pointed out that if you ever pissed off Jann Wenner or Ahmet Ertegun, you're probably on their shitlist for life.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:45pm Carmichael:

In this case, he pissed off Clive Davis. That'd probably be enough.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:46pm Matthyou Springwater:

The Big Clivehuna--yep, that's big!
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:46pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Trio workin' out this Monk & taking it to a beautiful place...
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:48pm G:

the vacuum cleaner is way far back in the mix
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:51pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...they stumble on some of undeniable Merit
- because *we* the people have chosen it & made it huge & they don't want to be embarrassed. Does anybody consider whether or not someone is the RRHoF before digging it?
...A friend of mine was worried she was too old to be in a band & people wouldn't let her
- I said, 'Since when is Rock'n'Roll about asking for permission - ?!?'...
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:52pm Droll:

Awards in the music business would make more sense if musicians wrote/recorded music specifically to win awards in the way some books, movies and TV shows are made not for commercial potential, but for the prestige. In the grand scheme of things, the RRHF is totally legit compared the the Billboard Circle-Jerk awards.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:52pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- like, if they get inducted, maybe sales go up w/ yuppies for a week?
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:54pm Carmichael:

No, you get to jam at the R&R HoF concert with all the fellow band members you now hate.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:55pm Matthyou Springwater:

@G: Jazzerclean Vol. 1, with Irwin Chusid!
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:55pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- well - that's worth seeing.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:57pm G:

The opening lyric of the first post-Atlantic "Union" album by Yes is something like:

Begone you ever piercing power play machine
Cutting our musical solidarity...
For I am out of thee, with a vengeance.

I imagine Ahmed's response is:

You are out of the RRHOF, with a vengeance, smartasses.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:57pm Matthyou Springwater:

80s psych?
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:57pm Carmichael:

Hey, pre/post/during Fairport Convention!
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:58pm glenn:

a merry go round song. by emmitt rhodes.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 4:58pm Carmichael:

"I am a clock, I am a camera ..."
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 4:59pm Droll:

G, Joni made it into the RRHF despite "Free Man in Paris". That was about David Geffen!
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:00pm northguineahills:

Hello Everybody!
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:00pm rrg:

Emitt Rhodes? Holy cow. Good old Irwin.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:00pm Carmichael:

I just noticed Iain Matthews' name, and Fairport covered it a long time ago.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:00pm G:

Ahmet holds a longer grudge than Geffen???
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:01pm Matthyou Springwater:

Hey NGH!
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:02pm Matthyou Springwater:

I would imagine so G, esp. since Ahmet is older, longer and now DEAD but he still holds more sway than Geffen does (Neil Young has been admitted at least twice).
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:02pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- I can see the value of a Museum were it an actual resource center & commemoration - but the focus is skewed from that. What is the model - Sports?
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:03pm northguineahills:

Been in meetings all day and yesterday, been missing my WFMU.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:04pm Matthyou Springwater:

Uggggh...fuckin' cane Sandy!
Yours and Ken's online uncensored shows were the only good things about that.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:04pm Sean D. Daily:

NOT THE NEVER-BEFORENESS! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:05pm Mike East:

The Sandy one year anniversary for me will be obscured by my daughter's first birthday.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:05pm glenn:

there's some good stuff on the 1st fairport album.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:05pm rrg:

Don't get me started. I never got to hear that Sandy show of Irwin's and I never will because IT WASN'T RECORDED.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:06pm Caryn:

I agree wholeheartedly with Matthyou. Now if only Ken would've archived his uncensored Sandy shows...
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:06pm rrg:

And I was kinda too busy at the time to listen. And also powerless.
  Wed. 8/21/13 5:07pm Jan:

Irwin- You have me looking back to that Wednesday after Sandy. I had to leave my abode and missed your show that day. It wasn't archived was it.
I needed you that day to make sense of it, but alas I was left to other devices besides the radio or internet. Was the show taped?
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:07pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Are the MC5 in the RRHoF? The New York Dolls? The Nuggets box set? Okay - they got Patti Smith...
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:08pm Matthyou Springwater:

@Caryn: I wonder if anyone did record it...

Also, it's been a long day. I didn't even notice I still had my Hearty White moniker up from yesterday. Oh well, I'll just leave it up the rest of this show, start what I finished, etc etc...
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:09pm glenn:

ooh! ooh! magazine! john mcgeoch IS THE GREATEST.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:09pm glenn:

or was, technically.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:09pm Mike East:

Its effing hot in here!! Can someone please come through with a $10,000 backline order so my boss can stop laying people off and I can turn the goddamn air on?
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:10pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

King Crimson? Hawkwind?
- Whose Hall is this thing - ?! I suppose you answered that...
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:10pm Irwin:

The Sandy show -- which included lots of BLUE material -- was not archived, tho the playlist was.
www.wfmu.org...
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:10pm glenn:

i'll be there in 5, mike.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:13pm Parq:

Good comment pieces in the Good Grey Lady Online from Schlessinger and Collingwood, respectively, on their approaches to songwriting.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:13pm rrg:

I still say you should recreate that show. You have the playlist, you have the memories, you have the Internet.
  Wed. 8/21/13 5:14pm Jan:

As it was not archived, you must do your best to re-enact the program as you special commemorative edition. No doubt the listenership will swell for such a program. Specially if it is promoted on the station for the week before.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:14pm Caryn:

@Matthyou: I seem to remember someone saying they were recording the show at home, so supposedly there are at least partial records of those shows somewhere. Can't remember who it was, though.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:14pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- Thx Parq. This I want to know.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:15pm Mike East:

Thanks, glenn. Just call in with a credit card if you can. We really appreciate it. :)
I'll reserve the Steinway and all our B3's for you.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:15pm steve:

lol
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:16pm glenn:

thanks. ummmm. i don't play piano.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:16pm Parq:

Irwin, some of us still remember when you first introduced Jandek to FMU listeners. The wonder of it all, eh?
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:16pm rrg:

Track that person down, Caryn. Who said this and when was it said? Is it on a playlist comment thread somewhere?
  Wed. 8/21/13 5:18pm lou:

Isn't this the guy arrested for having ricin? Very outsider move!
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:18pm Matthyou Springwater:

Rob Alberg needs to put another album out. Does he have a Bandcamp??...
  Wed. 8/21/13 5:18pm Laura L:

Alberg is still single and maybe still in the slammer for making ricin, isn't he.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:18pm Irwin:

Same guy. Famous!
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:19pm G:

I can't believe no one snapped up this gem of a man. :)
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:19pm Matthyou Springwater:

@Caryn: I'll dig through the playlists later and see who that might have been--I relish looking through our playlists for primary sources!
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:19pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- single note samba...
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:19pm steve:

oy, poor Robert
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:20pm Matthyou Springwater:

@G: If he's still in the joint, he'll get the attention of prison groupies at least. Jail has that effect on men--even Milhouse's Dad! :)

@RRN63: Good album title.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:22pm Caryn:

@rrg & Matthyou: yep, it was mentioned on a playlist, but I can't remember if someone said it as the shows were going on or during a later show when we were lamenting the lack of recordings.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:22pm Matthyou Springwater:

@Irwin: Speaking of which..got your old "Incorrect and Proud" from the Prize Warehouse this year! It's excellent, lived up to my hype! I especially like Rockin' With Barbara's "I Like To".

It sounds familiar, did you ever use that melody as bed music?
  Wed. 8/21/13 5:23pm lou:

http://seattletimes.com/html/eastsidenews/2002080339_ricin03m.html
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:23pm rrg:

That's in the Prize Warehouse? Maybe I can get it next year.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:24pm Mike East:

ok, glenn. Send me your rider...please leave off the catering/hotels/and transport. That's somebody else's job. ;)
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:24pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Matt: Thx but 'OneNoteSamba' is a Jazz Standard...
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:25pm Matthyou Springwater:

@rrg: Anything that's still on the list you can order! But you should hurry, it's from 2002 so there might not be many left.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:26pm Matthyou Springwater:

Just like Antonio Carlos Jobim, stealing that idea just a half-century before we could use it. But, he's Antonio Carlos Jobim, so I can't stay mad at him.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:28pm rrg:

You can "order" from the Prize Warehouse at any time? Like it was amazon.com, you mean?
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:28pm Matthyou Springwater:

Wooooooo! This is a great Lane & Luis one!!
I've said before that if there's any justice, this should be the #1 mainstream pop song in the US.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:28pm Droll:

Mike, Don't you work at SIR? Maybe you could get Adrian Belew to reimburse SIR for whatever he's doing to their amp -- he's clearly not using it according to the manufacturer's specifications: 24.media.tumblr.com...
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:29pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Why can't the Stones make records like this 'SuckIt' for themselves...sigh - if i ruled the world...
  Wed. 8/21/13 5:29pm Denise in DC:

I have Incorrect and Proud! It's one of my prize CDs. Especially "Diary of an Unborn Child." I played it at a Xmas party once and literally had someone rolling on the floor laughing with tears running down her face.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:29pm Matthyou Springwater:

@rrg: I don't think so...I meant order it when Marathontime rolls around. But check out "the consumer marketplace at WFMU's Crapola Central"--some Warehouse items are actually available at FMU's online store year-round.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:30pm rsj:

perfectly incorrect and red-state like
  Wed. 8/21/13 5:30pm lou:

Apparently Alberg is out, has a 2nd cd from 2011 and is on facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/robert.alberg.9
http://lighthouse7.tripod.com/ABOUTRMA.HTML
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:32pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

..doesn't AdrianBelew help define 'specifications' ?
- Is that KimGordan in that phot w/ him?
- Oh yes - true - let's all have a yuck about the mentally ill...he doesn't know where we are does he?...
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:32pm rrg:

Hey, I was just there myself.
  Wed. 8/21/13 5:33pm Denise in DC:

Otis has been wed! That's lovely!
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:33pm Matthyou Springwater:

@Denise: That guy should have done a very late night Christian puppet show--stoners wouldn't watch anything else!
I think "Diary" is avail for download at the 365 Days Project.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:34pm Mike East:

@Droll - no, SIR is our competition...at the moment, I think they may be winning. don't tell them that, though.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:34pm rrg:

It's not ALL beautiful. As you discovered.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:34pm glenn:

did you have a montreal bagel?
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:35pm Matthyou Springwater:

"Grim Montreal"...is that anything like "Ruined Upsala"?
www.flickr.com...
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:35pm rrg:

Well, yes. West Island, actually (Bagel de l'Ouest).
  Wed. 8/21/13 5:35pm Laura L:

Let's ask Otis to put together a GrimMontreal tune for us one day.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:35pm rrg:

And Cote-St-Luc BBQ.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:36pm Matthyou Springwater:

Muriel's Treasure! De orizhinal!

@glenn: Never been there, but I've long heard that they rival NYC's. Besides poutine it's one of the first things I'd try.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:36pm Alison Porchnik:

I had a 2-day old Montreal bagel for breakfast this morning. It was pretty good.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:36pm rrg:

And French Fries with gravy.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:37pm rrg:

And afternoon tea at the Queen E.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:37pm rrg:

Not all at the same time, though.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:38pm Sean D. Daily:

"Smell hater!"

"TASTE FASCIST!"
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:39pm rrg:

Yes, I've heard from Rebecca that there's a place in Brooklyn that gets a shipment of bagels from Montréal every Saturday morning. Some guy leaves there at midnight with a car full of bagels and drives to Brooklyn.

That could just be an urban legend, though.
  Wed. 8/21/13 5:39pm Skippy:

Daddy! Where have you been?
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:39pm Matthyou Springwater:

@AP: I watched "Annie Hall" recently, and discovered that Carol Kane's character from that was in the credits as "Alison Portchnik"! Never knew of that connection before! :)
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:40pm Irwin:

"Fascist" = anyone who disagrees with you.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:40pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

: /

: D
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:40pm rrg:

There is not, or need not be, any rivalry. They're different things, both worth our attention. We need not choose.
  Wed. 8/21/13 5:40pm Skippy:

I disagree
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:41pm G:

It has been harder to get *real* boiled bagels in recent years. Caveat bagel emptor.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:41pm Droll:

I knew smelly tongues looked just as they felt, but I had no idea they were also fascists.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:41pm Matthyou Springwater:

I'm sure Sexton would like the smell of ichthammol ointment then; the most putrid petrol-based ointment I've found thus far.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:41pm G:

I am woman, see me travel
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:42pm rrg:

Wait, you're not saying that "Allison Porchnik" is a pseudonym, are you?

Damn, you can't trust anyone. All the rest of us are using our real names, AP.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:42pm Matthyou Springwater:

Hmm, Helen Reddy was a Cilla Black vocal-and-brass type at some point? Should've stayed with this style.
  Wed. 8/21/13 5:42pm Denise in DC:

I recognized Helen Reddy's voice immediately. Should I be worried?
  Wed. 8/21/13 5:43pm Denise in DC:

Also, the WFMU website refuses to let me log in.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:43pm Alison Porchnik:

@Matthyou The original is spelled (in the credits) with two Ls but I had to spell it with one for reasons I don't remember.
@RRG - it is true, you're referring to Mile End (never been). I believe there is also another establishment that imports the raw materials to the city and is making them here.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:43pm Matthyou Springwater:

Yeah, I know rrg! It's why I once greeted you as "errrgg".
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:43pm G:

Porchnik is one of the commonest names in the NY/NJ area.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:43pm glenn:

there's two bakeries. fairmount and st. viateur. most people, west island included, sell fairmount.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:44pm rrg:

We don't believe you. What have you done with the REAL Denise?
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:45pm rrg:

They bake them themselves at the place to which I was referring (Bagel de l'Ouest on Sources Rd. in Roxboro).
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:46pm Matthyou Springwater:

@G: I used to think a Porchnik family had a racket on all the borscht counters in NY, but I discovered that they were all different operators with the same last name.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:46pm rrg:

There are a lot more than two bagel bakeries on the island of Montreal, I would contend.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:47pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...you'd think being a porch-nik would be primarily a Southern preoccupation...
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:48pm glenn:

huh. i stand (or sit) corrected.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:48pm rrg:

AP, if there is a place in New York (or "even" Brooklyn) that's baking its own Montreal-style bagels, I would love to know where it is.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:48pm G:

O.J. redux.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:49pm glenn:

really, there aren't.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:49pm rrg:

P&OJ
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:49pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- it's a porch - go ahead & swing corrected...
  Wed. 8/21/13 5:50pm Denise in DC:

OMFG. I love this.

^meaningful comment that adds substance to the discussion
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:50pm Parq:

It's not a Porch, it's a Ferrari. (Punchline of old joke).
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:51pm Droll:

Montreal-style bagels? Like the ones at Tim Horton's? Those are called doughnuts here in the states. Montreal isn't even the Great White North, Seattle is further north than Montreal.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:51pm Matthyou Springwater:

DeFeudis horribly mistuned/mistimed "Desperado" is a true treasure. Another artist deserving his own Anthology box set.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:53pm rrg:

Lumineers cover! Love the voices of these girls.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:53pm glenn:

the google machine says mile end deli. www.mileenddeli.com...
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:53pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...has anyone used AutoTune to *de*tune anything for 'authenticity' yet?...
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:54pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

rrg: Yup.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:55pm glenn:

maybe, but montreal's about 50 degrees colder in the winter.
  Wed. 8/21/13 5:56pm Denise in DC:

Holy shit. A song for Phil Milstein! I used to work with him in a typesetting shop in Cambridge.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:56pm rrg:

Ah, "Mlle End" is a Mtl neighborhood so I was confused. It's also the name of this Brooklyn deli. But it says right there that someone drives bagels to Brooklyn weekly from St-Viateur Bagel in Montreal, doesn't it?
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:56pm Andrew Waterloo:

The best bagel I've had in awhile was a massive thing that came from Lindsay Ontario.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:56pm Droll:

Thanks Irwin, "You know weird stuff in a corner of the basement of the world".
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:56pm Matthyou Springwater:

P&OJ as the musical guest on SNL, David Rees hosting.
Not gonna happen in this universe, but that's an ideal selection I would make were it in my power.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 5:58pm rrg:

What, we're done? But I'm not finished rambling yet.

Except I guess I am. Night, all. Thanks for another fun show, Mr. Irwin.

À bientôt.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:58pm Matthyou Springwater:

Thanks Irwin, for the tunes great, not-so-great, and the atrocious ones too!

Have a great day everyone!
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:58pm glenn:

lindsay is my favourite place that shares the name of an ex girlfriend.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 5:59pm glenn:

well, that and mindemoya.
Avatar    Wed. 8/21/13 6:00pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- I didn't ☆ five trax.
- Thx for the rest though!...
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 11:54am kat330:

@Alison Porchnik @3:01pm : I sense her slight stoop is from shouldering the weight of the world.
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