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Options September 10, 2013: a thin veil of calamity

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
ivie anderson  mood indigo   Options duke ellington presents ivie anderson  cbs          0:00:00 ()
carl orff & gunild keetman  speech exercises- trees and flowers   Options music for children  trunk  1958      *   0:02:37 ()
octo octa  who will i become   Options Between Two Selves  100% silk        *   0:03:39 ()
carl orff & gunild keetman  instrumental pieces x),   Options Music for Children  trunk        *   0:09:25 ()
the manchester mekon  The Impossible Air-Sea Rescue   Options A Classic Slice of Teenage Angst Vol. 1  manchester mekon          0:12:31 ()
june carter  (drawing)/ the heel   Options live from louisiana hayride  scena          0:13:58 ()
so percussion/dan trueman  hang dog springer ( a slow dance)   Options neither anvil nor pulley  cantaloupe        *   0:18:50 ()
big star  kangaroo ( rough mix, 1974)   Options nothing can hurt me ost  omnivore recordings        *   0:21:37 ()
kitty wells  will your lawyer talk to god   Options the best of  mca nashville          0:25:46 ()
felt  all the people i like are those that are dead   Options felt  Creation Records          0:28:46 ()
 
caetano veloso  sugar cane fields forever   Options Araçá Azul  polygram          0:37:08 ()
ken nordine  strollin spooks   Options   dot records    7"      0:47:13 ()
asmus tietchens  poanpo   Options spat-europa  Bureau B  1982      *   0:48:56 ()
julie london  yummy yummy yummy   Options yummy yummy yummy  liberty music          0:50:23 ()
ronnie milsap  i hate you   Options A Road Leading Home: Songs by Dan Penn  ace        *   0:53:57 ()
julianna barwick  look into your own mind   Options nepenthe  dead oceans        *   0:56:20 ()
 
arthur big boy crudup  i have called up china   Options sunny road  delmark        *   1:04:24 ()
wanda jackson  i gotta know   Options the best of the classic capitol singles  omnivore        *   1:09:06 ()
bill callahan  expanding dub   Options expanding dub single  drag city        *   1:11:32 ()
billie holiday  my man ( toro y moi remix)   Options verve remixed : the first ladies v/a  verve        *   1:15:09 ()
johnny cash  wildwood in the pines   Options personal file  Legacy          1:19:08 ()
Alela Diane  the way we fall   Options about farewell  rusted blue        *   1:21:34 ()
Mu-Ziq  trail quest   Options somerset avenue tracks ( 1992-95)  planet MU        *   1:26:31 ()
elvis presley  raised on rock   Options elvis at stax  rca        *   1:32:23 ()
belle and sebastian  your cover's blown ( miaoux miaoux mix)   Options the third eye centre  matador        *   1:35:25 ()
vainica doble  quien le pone el cascabel al gato   Options vaninica doble  wah wah records sound  1971        1:42:19 ()
debbi lori kaye  no brass band   Options girls girls girls  plantation records          1:44:21 ()
 
annie phillipe  on m'a toujours dit   Options tres chic! more french girl singers of the 1960's  ace international        *   1:59:25 ()
chuck wood  seven days too long   Options nothern soul all nighter v/a  emi          2:01:19 ()
j c davis   chicken scratch   Options shakin' fit!  candy records          2:03:31 ()
the upsetters  groove rider   Options Sound System Scratch: Lee Perry's Dub Plate Mixes 1973 to 1979  pressure sounds          2:06:21 ()
rip rig & panic  Storm The Reality Asylum (12" version)   Options i am cold  cherry red records      re-issue  *   2:08:37 ()
the free movement  could you believe in a dream   Options i've found someone of my own  columbia          2:16:43 ()
the royals  if you want good   Options pick up the pieces  pressure sounds          2:20:00 ()
valerie june  pushin against a stone   Options Pushin' Against a Stone  concord        *   2:24:24 ()
sabicas  solera gitana   Options volume III  elektra records          2:29:16 ()
aretha franklin  sister from texas   Options Hey Now Hey (The Other Side Of The Sky)  atlantic          2:32:36 ()
elizabeth cotten  two guitar pieces   Options elizabeth cotten/ marisa anderson split  Kboo    7"    *   2:36:56 ()
orlandivo  juazeiro   Options Orlandivo  kindred spirits  1976      *   2:38:19 ()
The Honey Bees  never in a million years   Options Looking Good: 75 Femme Mod Soul Nuggets  Rpm        *   2:41:12 ()
prince buster  super charge   Options pain in my belly  blue beat records          2:43:17 ()
the skatalites  latin goes ska   Options dance crasher  trojan          2:46:25 ()
barrence whitfield and the savages  my baby didn't come home   Options dig thy savage soul  bloodshot        *   2:48:54 ()
brian harnetty  sunset in the east, sunset in the west   Options the star-faced one  atavistic        *   2:52:00 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:04am northguineahills:

for a speech exercise, their accent sounded off....
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:05am Jeff:

Lovely.

That young man who was on the radio before you insisted on playing things which were just entirely too raucous for the early morning. It was traumatic.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:05am Van in DC:

Good morning Trouble
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:09am maja:

Good morning Trouble and all.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:12am SeanG:

Library worker tuning in.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:12am common:

good morn!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:12am davex:

Hi everyone! Maja, I like your artwork...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:13am Adrian in London:

Morning Trouble and listeners. Should I go for a bike ride or flop down and listen live? *makes cup of tea*
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:15am maja:

Thank you very much, davex!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:15am Jeff:

@Adrian: I think you answered your own question when you put the kettle on.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:17am dc pat:

guten morgen.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:18am Trouble:

good morning listeners all! today's show will be an odd one...left shoulder/neck is frozen in discontent, aaagh. better take a bike ride adrian!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:19am Van in DC:

wowsers
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:19am dc pat:

always go for bike ride.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:22am Adrian in London:

Funny you should mention that Trouble, because I've decided to go to the chiropractor instead. I'm a bit crocked after a recent crash. Nothing major.
  Tue. 9/10/13 9:23am Lou:

awesome track. i always loved the version by This Mortal Coil
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:24am dc pat:

gawd, this is a fantastic big star tune.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:25am common:

kangaroo!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:27am Trouble:

love the chiropractor! went yesterday, felt better when i went to bed. waking up today was another story.
  Tue. 9/10/13 9:27am cee dubbles:

watched the Big Star doc Saturday, so good, so sad
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:28am dc pat:

Kitty wells is doin' it too.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:32am Cheri Pi:

fELT!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:32am tim from champaign:

I love Felt!!!!!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:36am glenn:

the nose knows.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:37am Cecile:

Poking my head in to see if I can handle the cognitive dissonance of listening to Kix - Blow My Fuse on my iPod and posting here. So far, so good.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:38am dc pat:

Kix??!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:38am Cecile:

Trouble, that's what usually happens with me and physical therapy. It's usually two days after that it starts to kick in.
  Tue. 9/10/13 9:39am KRYPT:

Felt are amazing, I've had the pleasure of meeting Lawerence a couple of times now and a more charming and disarming person would be hard to find. Hello Trouble and FMUers.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:39am dc pat:

Kick??!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:39am Cecile:

Yeah. Don't Close Your Eyes showed up on a Pandora station of mine, and I forgot how much I liked large chunks of that album.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:40am Cecile:

K-I-X. Pride of Balmer and Pennsyltucky.
Ripped off whole cloth by Poison.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:40am dc pat:

my group opened for Kix once. They're from Harrisburg PA.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:41am dc pat:

Poison??! They were from my home town, Mechanicsburg.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:41am Cecile:

hhahahahahahahha.
Love it.
Yup, I knew they were a PA band. And Brett Michaels stole their live act.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:44am dc pat:

personally I wanted to kill all those guys, but Kix actually were pretty nice fellows.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:44am Adrian in London:

@Krypt I'm still waiting for Lawrence of Belgravia to come out for home viewing.

@Trouble There was a programmeon BBC R4 this morning about the difference between samba and bossa. Really interesting.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:45am Cecile:

Yeah, they started long before the hair band craze., like in 80.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:46am Cecile:

they're just kind of like a baby AC/DC, bad innuendo, great grooves.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:46am Rev. Turnip Druid:

peeple.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:46am Trouble:

very cool Krypt! adrian i will see if i can get that on these shores! merci
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:47am Cecile:

rev
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:52am dc pat:

yeah...Harrisburg in the 80's. It was horrible.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:52am Andrew Waterloo:

so good....
Avatar Tue. 9/10/13 9:53am Dr. Goot:

yummy!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:53am Jeff:

A sultry rendition of "Yummy Yummy Yummy" makes one re-think the whole song.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:54am Cecile:

I can imagine. I like PA, but someday I would like to leave the confines of Beaver Falls, and any Amish tourist trap my mom wants to go to. I hear that Philly place is kinda good.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:54am Rev. Turnip Druid:

'cile! dcp! trouble! splendid allies and despicable urchins!
  Tue. 9/10/13 9:54am J-Mar:

That Julie London track was unbelievable!

Great show all around! Keeping me sane this morning.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:54am Cecile:

Jeff, have you heard the Original Sins doing Sugar Sugar?
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:57am Trouble:

thanks J-Mar!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:57am dc pat:

REV!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:58am dc pat:

Philly's good. PGH is better...to visit. Northern PA wilderness rules.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:59am Andrew Waterloo:

@J-Mar, yah, I'm happy to see that Julie London track spread around WFMU a bit.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 9:59am dc pat:

and hey! Harrisburg is WAY better than it use to be.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:00am Mike East:

I once took a cab from Harrisburg to Brooklyn.

Good morning, all.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:00am Cecile:

that's cool, Pat. Even my hometown has good beer, wi-fi and a potentially kickass dance club with cheap drinks.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:00am Van in DC:

Beautiful
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:05am glenn:

you can have our mayor.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:07am Cecile:

what's his deal, glenn?
  Tue. 9/10/13 10:08am KRYPT:

@Adrain in London, yeah earlier this year he was doing an art collaboration with Jim Lambie and he did a kind of interview/chat where he talked about making Lawrence of Belgravia and lots of other cool stories. I even got a signed poem from him!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:10am tim from champaign:

DC Pat, are the northern PA natural areas primarily state parks? You might have given me an idea for some nice fall camping.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:10am glenn:

he's a drunken, crack smoking, illiterate, innumerate, moronic twatwaffle.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:11am Cecile:

Oh, OK. I thought he was a crackhead.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:12am dc pat:

Allegheny National Forest: www.fs.usda.gov... is fekkin HUGE. I get a cabin in late winter there once and didn't see anyone else for a solid week. Amazing. But there are tons of state parks too.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:18am Cecile:

ah, well, gotta get back to work.
happy camping, happy campers.
  Tue. 9/10/13 10:19am tom torn:

love your station.How about some gentle giant and King crimson
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:20am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

DC Pat - is that the same place where The Deer Hunter was filmed? Always wondered where that was.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:20am Cecile:

tom torn, you will want to catch some of Clay Pigeon's shows in the archives. He likes both bands
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:21am Cecile:

don't close your eyes, lovely FMUers. Don't sing your last lullaby.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:22am glenn:

hmmm. now i really want to hear golden slippers by ned sublette. hint hint.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:24am dc pat:

AAAA! Stop Cecile! Don't know ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ, but I don't think so...quick search shows Washington State.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:26am Erella:

Golden slippers by Ned Sublette, what a great idea, Glann! I have that on my itunes. I will listen to it later today. Thank you
Hi Trouble!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:27am tim from champaign:

@ Jennique - per IMDB, the deer hunting scenes were filmed at Mt Baker in Washington. I got all excited that they might have been filmed in the Alleghenies.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:27am Van in DC:

loop pedal?
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:28am Trouble:

bonjour erella!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:28am Erella:

Trouble who made the woven fabric piece?
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:29am Trouble:

today's art is ukranian embroidery
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:30am Trouble:

don't have a name for you, erella
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:31am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

Thanks guys! My parents are from Pittsburgh and claimed that was where it was filmed. Wasn't that movie set in Western, PA?
Trouble - how goes the first week of school?
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:33am Erella:

Embroidery? I would have thought it was a woven thing. I saw a movie last night on Netflix that I think you'd enjoy, Trouble. It looks kind of too sweet, but it is really lovely. It is with Gérard Depardieu www.youtube.com...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:33am dc pat:

Yeah, I think it was set in western PA. Rolling Rocks, etc...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:36am tim from champaign:

"You like Rolling Rock?". The mill, wedding, bar, etc scenes were filmed in a number of Rust Belt cities in Western PA and Eastern OH.
  Tue. 9/10/13 10:37am janejanejane:

it's been a long while since i've heard B&S. they seem to be working their way up through the decades...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:37am Patrick:

good morning trouble!! totally grooving on this belle and sebastian track!!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:38am tim from champaign:

That's such a good movie. I named on of my cats "Fredo" in honor of John Cazale.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:38am Trouble:

hey patrick! how was the move??
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:39am ChrisB.:

Rolling Rock is now made in Newark, NJ at the AB plant.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:39am dc pat:

well I wouldn't touch that crap anyway.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:41am tim from champaign:

Yeah, I've never enjoyed Rolling Rock either. I found it to be both skunky and syrupy.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:42am Patrick:

the move was EASY! yesterday was EM's first day... however im still in Columbus finishing up work.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:43am Ike:

Oh great, Newark is now responsible for Rolling Rock? As if we didn't have enough problems already. (J/k, I know nothing about Rolling Rock.)
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:43am dc pat:

precisely Tim. If you must drink it, don't smell it...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:43am Jeff:

Cecile: [almost an hour later, I check back, and reply:] why no, not yet. I should look that up.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:43am SeanG:

more like Rolling Piss
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:44am dc pat:

Ike: continue to know nothing, you're better off.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:44am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Kix: Don't tell me no - Tell me ya ya ya ...
Avatar Tue. 9/10/13 10:44am mark:

loving the country sounds today!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:45am dc pat:

it's funny: here in DC people use to drink that shit like it was going out of style. Now they've all switched over to Yuengling, which is WAY better but why the PA preference I wonder...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:45am Roberto:

Quiero poner un cascabel a mi gato pero no lo aguanteria.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:47am tim from champaign:

My favorite regional cheap yellow beer is Stag. "Golden Quality". Wisconsin's finest. beeradvocate.com...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:48am tim from champaign:

Did DJ Icepack suddenly go through puberty?
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:48am Tome:

Hi DJ Trouble , Hi KIddles, enjoying the tunes, and the warm up.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:51am common:

@tim: Hee hee hee!!!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:52am glenn:

a melonball??? okay, dr. kildare.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:52am sugarwolf:

Christie is a shanda fur die fatties
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:53am Van in DC:

I drink the Yuengling because it's by far the best of the "cheap" beers. Same price as your Bud, Miller, ad nauseum. Shiner would be my preference but they price it as an import. Huh. Just the reverse in Texas.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:54am sugarwolf:

I like the kids DJs better than some of the adult DJs.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:54am dc pat:

Asylum use to have Saturday deals on Shiner starting at 25 cents a pop.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:54am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...overcast 'Saturday' (for me) - Trouble Taste superlative for an extensive lie-in...
...my Drunken Poet friends in Santa Barbara would drink Milwaukees Best because it was thee absolute cheapest - nutters - whilst I nursed my single Guinness or two...From a can? - go Mexican: Tecate w/ a (proverbial) pinch of salt (too much very easy) & a squeeze of citrus...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:54am northguineahills:

Yuengling is a little bit too sweet for me.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:55am Cecile:

Iron City ain't bad. Better than Old Mil.
My fuse has been blown, time to re-enter the real world.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:55am Cecile:

Mil Best is vile.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:56am Cecile:

My favorite cheap-o beer is Grain Belt.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:56am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- nutters !
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:56am Mike East:

I drank too many Milwaukees Best in that year I spent in college and I fear I am still feeling the effects.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:57am βrian:

Mais j'aime la voix du narrateur !
  Tue. 9/10/13 10:57am will:

Ce n'est pas grave!!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:57am dc pat:

I have friends that swear by IC but... I use to have a couple of Tecates myself. These days it's all dark as hell, and strong.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:57am Ken From Hyde Park:

Any votes for Blatz beer?
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:57am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...if I'm thirsty, that's one thing
- but do I really need alchyhol *that* badly - ??...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:58am βrian:

Because it rhymes with "splats?"
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 10:59am Cecile:

no votes, ken. In college, I liked LaBatt's Blue, Stroh's and Guiness and Harp as a rare treat.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:00am Cecile:

we have a monument to the Hamm's bear in 7th place in DT St. Paul. I should get a picture of him.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:00am Jeff:

Quelle fluidité!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:01am tim from champaign:

Blatz is good. Retro Schlitz is OK but priced too high. I'm a big Gennessee fan too. Stroh's is good. Huber Bock is the beer I drank too much of in college. But I use the Huber Bock cases to this day for my 7"s.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:04am glenn:

personally, i like a good root beer.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:04am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

My dad saved a can of IC that had all the Steelers on it when the won the superbowl in 1980. He vowed to drink it the next time they went to the superbowl, which turned out to be 16 years later. The can had rust all up the outside, he drank it at halftime and they LOST. That's a devoted Iron City drinker (and Steeler fan).
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:05am Priscilla:

Yins and your beer
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:06am Van in DC:

Stroh's. Wow. Had a lot of that back in the day.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:07am dc pat:

Priscilla: uh, the word is "yinz"
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:07am Cecile:

hahahahahah
yins!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:08am Cecile:

yinz guys
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:08am dc pat:

..unless you're talking central PA then it's "yunz"
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:08am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I wonder what Lee Perry's fave cheapo beer is...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:08am Cecile:

Jennique, did he have to get a tetanus shot later? :D
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:09am Cecile:

Old Kingston Light.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:09am dc pat:

Yinz gowin' dawntawn to see the Stellers? Better git a six o' Ahrns.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:09am Cecile:

The chiba of bottled beers.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:09am tim from champaign:

RRN - Dubb Lite
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:10am Cecile:

hahahahah, Tim.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:10am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Perry would be great in beer commercials...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:10am Priscilla:

Did anyone listen to WZUM am in the 70s?
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:11am Cecile:

glenn - you should try Killebrew, created by Harmon Killebrew so he would have something to drink at picnics and parties when he stopped drinking. Good herb flavor, but smooth like Dad's.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:12am tim from champaign:

Goose Island make some good soda. Their ginger beer and root beer is deee-licious.
  Tue. 9/10/13 11:13am r i s k y:

Get a wall with a spray can!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:14am Cecile:

We are trying at every brewpub we go to get them to make sodapopcoke. They have a great vibe, great food truck food, but nothing special for my friends in recovery. Some do, thank goodness.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:14am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

Cecile - ha! No my dad soldiered on and is still alive to tell the tale. He moved us all out to sunny California in the 70's but is still very much a part of the Steeler Nation. That aside, I think the worst canned beer I ever had was Narragansett beer. That took all the fun out of everything after I drank it.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:15am glenn:

dad's is a good one. i have to admit, good ole a&w is one of my faves.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:16am Cecile:

Great name, bad brew apparently.

The Steelers are the Packers of the East Coast. You don't leave Steeler Nation, you get carried out feet first. (My aunt bleeds black and gold)
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:16am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

A&W comes w/ heavy nostalgia here for drive-in & fries...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:17am Cecile:

a&w fresh is awesome. Remember when you could buy it in cardboard cartons?
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:17am glenn:

there' s a brewery in nova scotia called propeller. they brew both beer and soft drinks, which i think is a bit unusual. are their others?
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:19am Cecile:

I look forward to the Steeler playoff buffets. To say they are overflowing is to do them injustice. And the whole damn town is covered in black and gold streamers.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:19am Cecile:

There sure are, glenn. There is a brewery in Milwaukee that started with root beer and moved to beer.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:20am Cecile:

Sprecher started with sodapopcoke.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:20am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

Being a kid in California, we did the A&W drive-thru thing. I remember the commercials in the 70's where people would hold the can with their thumb and pinky to make it look as if they had a glass mug. I spent lots of time as a kid trying to do that.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:21am Cecile:

hahahahaha, jenn.
I loved those cold glass mugs. Root beer is the only "brown pop" I like.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:23am dc pat:

"thumb and pinky" funny, never saw that but now I want to try it.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:24am tim from champaign:

I rarely drink pop but i do enjoyed trying ginger beer and root beer once in a while. I also like a Jaritos now and then too.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:25am Trouble:

went to a swanky soho boite last week and they were serving narragansett!!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:25am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...(digression but) what exactly is this Bitters thing the Brits do - ??
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:25am Jeff:

I only found out this year that locals pronounce "Latrobe" with a long "a". Who knew?
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:26am Cecile:

All are delicious - I almost never drink pop because I'd rather save the calories for booze, but a good glass of pop is pretty special.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:26am glenn:

well, bitter is a beer. bitters is a digestif. which are you referring to?
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:26am Jeff:

"...from the glass-lined banks of the Latrobe river..."

wait, I think I may have gotten something wrong there.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:27am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...like the health food store ginger ale that's about (serious) ginger more than sugar - great stuff - some w/ raspberry or cherry...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:28am northguineahills:

Valerie June, I dig!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:29am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

glenn: That would be relevant.
- Yeah neato VJ tune.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:30am Cecile:

bitters are extracts of plants dissolved in alcohol that give cocktails some zing.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:30am Cecile:

bitter with no s is a kind of beer.
  Tue. 9/10/13 11:31am moxie:

bitters is made with gentian root, also a key ingredient in Moxie.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:31am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

Trouble - were they serving Narragansett ironically? Cause that is the only way that is gonna work.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:32am Parq:

Muchos gracias por el Sabicas.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:32am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- Is English Bitter Beer like IPA or Brutal Bitter out of Portland, OR? (I gotta start somewhere...wiki perhaps...)
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:32am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Si !
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:33am Cecile:

no, it's pretty medium in the hop department, interstingly enough.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:33am Jeff:

English Bitter has some bite, but doesn't usually seem to go overboard with the hops to the extent of smelling like a christmass tree.

beeradvocate.com...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:34am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

BitterS wiki : en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:34am Cecile:

Don't get me started on the "hops as extreme sport" movement in American beer.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:34am glenn:

i always found bitter sort of sweet. maybe that's just me.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:35am Jeff:

Wish... I... could... edit... typos. I hatesss leaving posts out there with typos.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:36am Cecile:

A martini is great with a drop of orange bitters.
Now you can actually find them, thank you cocktail geeks.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:36am dc pat:

I got a can of Moxie when I went to Maine. I had it in a cabinet for a year until mrs. dc pat knocked it off the shelf and it exploded all over the kitchen.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:36am Cecile:

Maja, did you embroider that piece? That has stitches I've only seen in books!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:37am Cecile:

I had some moxie. It was like Jaeger with no alcohol. No thanks.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:38am glenn:

oh cecile, you STILL got moxie.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:38am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Thx Jeff. Tasty maybe w/ fairly low ABV. glenn says sweet...
...Someone gave me a Moxie not too long ago. The rep is they taste nasty - I thot it wasn't so bad w/ the gentian - rooty taste - better than a malted battery-acid Cola far as I'm concerned.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:38am Jeff:

...and I vastly prefer Manhattans made with good orange bitters to those made my Dad's way with Angostura (which used to be the only bitters anybody had heard of or could get back in the day).
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:39am Cecile:

hahahahaha, glenn
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:40am Cecile:

Jeff, they are much easier to find now. I'm surprised. And not just orange.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:40am Cecile:

Rev, I have never developed a taste for Coke unless there is a quart of ice cream in the glass.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:43am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- I'm nutty for coffee, tea - even Monster Drinks (w/ Guarana, folks)...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:45am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...in my old age, I find sickly sweet less & less necessary...still caffeine's bitch bigtime though (don't be like me kiddoes)...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:45am tim from champaign:

I'm scared of energy drinks for some reason. For some reason gulping a handful of trucker speed seems more appealing than chugging an energy drink.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:46am dc pat:

the older I get, the more ice cream I eat. I've been eating that stuff every night lately.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:46am Trouble:

no irony for the pricesd they were charging! it was like the eighties in 'the dutch'
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:47am Cecile:

rev, a nurse told me that my elevated caffeine consumption would ensure I never would get Parkinson's.
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:48am glenn:

on the other hand, how would you know?
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:49am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- On the Caff to Cocaine Spectrum, Guarana is in-between somewhere - & they promote these drinks as having less caff than coffee (prob. to kids too!)...I do it *myself* for work in place of coffee sometimes - but I see somebody w/ a can & do think 'speedfreak!' somewhere in the back of my mind...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:50am Cecile:

BARRENCE
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:51am Cheri Pi:

what Cecile said
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:53am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I'll have a Barrence - most effective.
...Looking @ the Guarana wiki, maybe I'm transmitting urban myth...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:57am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- then again :
www.botanical.com... :
...'It has the same chemical composition as caffeine, theine and cocaine, and the same physiological action'...
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:57am Van in DC:

Time for a stroll to the nation's capitol. Happy Tuesday all, thanks trouble!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:58am Sem Chumbo:

Had a good time lurking/listening/comments-reading this morning, Trouble. Thanks a lot!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 11:59am northguineahills:

Thanks Trouble!
Avatar    Tue. 9/10/13 12:00pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- Rich & Tasty from beginning to end Troub !

...*&* energy drinks have three kindsa sugar, B Vit.s - &tc. ...
  Fri. 9/13/13 7:02am Chris from Stroud England:

Great show Trubs. Enjoyed every second. Thanks!
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