Options Hinky Dinky Time with Uncle Michael: Playlist from November 12, 2013 Options

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Turning over the toy box and jamming together the gloriously mismatched musical Lincoln Logs, Legos and Tinker Toys from Tin Pan Alley pluggers, pickled egg tavern weepers, lockstep soul ensembles, skinny-tie power poppers, Eurotrash ravers, moontanned art school rockers, drunken soccer anthems and anything else that seems like a good idea at the time. There are no guilty pleasures.

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Options November 12, 2013: Hinkinsky Dinkoutsky presents Magnumopuses

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Artist Track Album
Uncle Michael  Hinky Dinky Time Open   Options  
The Pretty Things   Defecting Grey   Options S.F. Sorrow (Columbia - 1965)  
The Who   A Quick One,While He's Away   Options A Quick One (Decca - 1966)  
Mark Wirtz   Grocer Jack (Excerpt from a Teenage Opera)   Options A Teenage Opera (EMI - 1967)  
Nirvana   We Can Help You   Options The Story Of Simon Simopath (Island - 1967)  
 
Music behind DJ:
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Weber  
Overture   Options Jesus Christ Superstar (Decca - 1970)  
Family Tree   Butters Lament   Options Miss Butters (RCA-Victor - 1968)  
Jerry Lee Lewis   Let A Soldier Drink   Options Catch My Soul (unk. - 1968)  
Four Seasons   Wall Street Village Day   Options Genuine Imitation Life Gazette (Philips - 1968)  
The Kinks   Shangri-La   Options Arthur or The Decline and Fall of the British Empire (Pye - 1969)  
Frank Sinatra   Watertown   Options Watertown (Reprise - 1970)  
 
Music behind DJ:
Blood, Sweat & Tears 
Overture   Options Child Is Father to the Man (Columbis - 1968)  
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Weber with vocal by Murray Head   Heaven on their Minds   Options Jesus Christ Superstar (Decca - 1970)  
Paul Kantner's Jefferson Starship   Have You Seen the Stars Tonite   Options Blows Against the Empire (RCA-Victor - 1970)  
Jethro Tull   Thick As A Brick (edit)   Options Thick As A Brick (Chrysalis - 1972)  
Kenny Rogers and The First Edition   Write Me Down (Don't Forget My Name)   Options The Ballad of Calico (Reprise - 1972)  
David Bowie   Five Years   Options The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars (RCA - 1972)  
 
Music behind DJ:
Joni Mitchell  
Overture   Options Don Juan's Reckless Daughter (Asylum - 1977)  
Genesis   The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway   Options The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway (Charisma - 1974)  
Michael Nesmith   Hear Me Calling   Options The Prison: A Book with a Soundtrack (Pacific Arts - 1974)  
A440 featuring Ted Neely   Island of the Lotus Eaters   Options Ulysses: The Greek Suite (20th Century Fox - 1978)  
 
Music behind DJ:
The Who  
Overture   Options Tommy (Decca - 1969)  
Jeff Wayne with vocal by Justin Hayward   Forever Autumn   Options Jeff Wayne's Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds (Columbia - 1978)  
KISS  A World Without Heroes   Options Music From "the Elder" (Casablanca - 1981)  
Hüsker Dü   Pink Turns to Blue   Options Zen Arcade (SST - 1984)  
 
Music behind DJ:
Utopia  
Overture   Options Ra (Bearsville - 1977)  
Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballe   Barcelona   Options Barcelona (Polydor - 1988)  
Tom Waits   Lucky Day   Options The Black Rider (Island - 1993)  
Elvis Costello & Emmylou Harris  Scarlet Tide   Options The Delivery Man (Lost Highway - 2004)  
Fleetwood Mac  Albatross   Options  

Listener comments!

Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:01pm listener james from westwood:

i shit you not; i am proofreading a music textbook whose chapter opens with a pic of bugs bunny playing piano with his toes. it's kismet!!
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:02pm ndbob:

Heya James and UM!
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:02pm hyde:

i feel like it should be friday
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:02pm ndbob:

sounds great James!
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:02pm listener james from westwood:

i kinda always feel like that, hyde!
howdy all!
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:03pm ndbob:

Heya Hyde!
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:04pm hyde:

hola (not holla) ndb + ljfw et al
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:05pm Uncle Michael:

Hello one and all.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:10pm Uncle Michael:

I shoulda gone with the mono mix of this.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:14pm glenn:

meh. i have one shitty speaker on my macbook. i can't tell.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:15pm Uncle Michael:

I think the vocals suffer in the stereo mix.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:18pm glenn:

why, was keith moon singing in the stereo mix?
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:19pm Uncle Michael:

Indeed he was.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:20pm glenn:

i just realized why that was a lame joke. sawwy.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:21pm Uncle Michael:

it was the comma
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:24pm ndbob:

I looked for a long time for the Mark Wirtz (Keith West) 45
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:30pm Uncle Michael:

I think the Keith West single is probably the superior version. I'll play some of the other songs from that on a future show.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:45pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Where's the Dolby Surround 5.1 of Sinatra?
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:46pm Uncle Michael:

in your mind, Kenzo...the best place
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:48pm listener james from westwood:

killin' it tonight, UM!
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:50pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks James...much appreciated...
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 7:56pm hyde:

dang, I haven't heard this Starship song in a loooooooong time
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:00pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

I didn't used to like this Jethro Tull song. Today, I like it!
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:01pm Uncle Michael:

WHY? heh
  Tue. 11/12/13 8:04pm robtatet:

hey
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:04pm Uncle Michael:

Hiya Tate...howzit?
  Tue. 11/12/13 8:09pm robtatet:

going well...you are my pregame show
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:13pm Uncle Michael:

always a bridesmaid...
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:20pm glenn:

....never a maytag repair man.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:21pm Uncle Michael:

Jesse White or Gordon Jump?
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:23pm glenn:

i don't remember jesse, so i have to go with gordon.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:24pm Uncle Michael:

He was a local teevee personality here many years before WKRP.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:25pm still b/p:

No! Jesse rules. Jump's a pale inheritor.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:25pm Uncle Michael:

I was trying not to be judgmental.
  Tue. 11/12/13 8:25pm tm:

jesse white is like sean connery, gordon=roger moore
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:26pm glenn:

the first maytag repairman ad. www.youtube.com...
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:33pm glenn:

i still have this album. yikes . 1978.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:34pm Uncle Michael:

me too, glenn
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:34pm still b/p:

Jesse's equivalent of Bond cocktail line, from Harvey: "You make a great egg and onion, kid. A great egg and onion."
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:35pm glenn:

what else did jeff wayne do? i'm not sure if i never knew. i bought the record because of justin hayward.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:35pm glenn:

ever. not never.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:35pm Uncle Michael:

en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:36pm glenn:

oh. dear. god.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:38pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

this is crazier than "calling occupants of interplanetary craft" (wfmu.org...)
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:39pm Uncle Michael:

Kenzo...I will play the Carpenter's version of that and no other.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:40pm glenn:

my old bookkeeper wrote that song.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:40pm glenn:

john woloschuk.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:41pm Uncle Michael:

seriously?
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:41pm glenn:

yep.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:47pm hyde:

i love this theme show. and there's still time to play something from that awful Rick Wakeman Journey to the Center of the Earth LP!
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:48pm glenn:

well, anything that led to the destruction of kiss was a good thing.
* ducks *
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:49pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Rock? Opera? Jim Steinman!
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:49pm glenn:

ah, montserrat.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:50pm Uncle Michael:

I neglected an important factoid about the Kiss song...I will tell after this set...
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:51pm Uncle Michael:

I apologize, Hyde! Nope.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:52pm Uncle Michael:

Good point, Kenzo.
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:52pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

You're really getting me in the mood, UM! Now I'm going to have to use Jim Steinman rock opera on my next show (secretly tonight 11pm, unsecretly tomorrow 2pm).
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 8:53pm Uncle Michael:

great!
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 9:00pm listener james from westwood:

many thanks for the fine guest show, UM!
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 9:02pm glenn:

mohn - serrat cabiyay
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 9:03pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks glenn!
  Tue. 11/12/13 9:03pm robtatet:

nites
Avatar Tue. 11/12/13 9:04pm Uncle Michael:

night all...thanks
Avatar Wed. 11/13/13 1:29am pacific standard simon:

thbthbthbthbthbBBIBBIT!
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