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December 6, 2013 Options
For freedom fighter Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
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Artist Selection Album    (Label / Recording date)
Theme Music:
Sarah Webster Fabio 
Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues   Options Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues
(Folkways 1976)
ECD  In Tempo   Options Major Force: The Original Art-Form
(Mo' Wax 1990)

Unidentified  Do Djui Atsei   Options Ethnic Minority Music of Southern China
(Sublime Frequencies )
Henri Texier  Le Piroguier   Options Amir
(Eurodisc 1976)
The Gaylads  How Can I Go On   Options Soul Beat
(Studio One 1967)

Talkover Music:
9 Lazy 9 
Black Jesus   Options Paradise Blown
(Ninja Tune 1994)

Ary Barroso  Na Baixa do Sapateiro   Options Bresil: Choro - Samba - Frevo 1914-1945
(Frémeaux & Associés 1938)
Ary Toledo  Pau de Arara   Options Carlos Lyra: História da Música Popular Brasileira
(MPB 1966)
Bebeto  Mister Brown   Options b/w Zé Do Tamborim
(Copacabana 1973)
Walter Franco  Mixturação   Options Ou Não
(Continental 1973)

Talkover Music:
Bud Powell 
Comin' Up   Options The Scene Changes
(Blue Note 1958)

Musica Elettronica Viva  Via Della Luce   Options United Patchwork
(Horo 1977)

Talkover Music:
Samba Pa' Ti   Options Abraxas
(Columbia 1970)

Antonios Kalivopolous  Yiovan Tsaous   Options Rembetica in Piraeus 1933-1937
(Harlequin )
Eddie Lee "Mustright" Jones & Family  She's Mine, She's Yours   Options Yonder Go That Old Black Dog:
Blues Spirituals and Folksongs from Rural Georgia
(Testament 1965)
James Blackshaw  Spiralling Skeleton Memorial   Options O True Believers
(Important 2005)
Bruce Johnson & Rodney Jones  The Liberation of the Contemporary Jazz Guitar   Options The Liberation of the Contemporary Jazz Guitar
(Strata-East 1977)
Mary Halvorson Septet  Butterfly Orbit (no. 32)   Options Illusionary Sea
(Firehouse 12 2013)

Talkover Music:
DJ Gregory 
Block Party   Options Hi-Life: An Uplifting Selection of Afro-House Grooves
(Fuego 2002)

Charlie Parker  Hot House   Options An Evening at Home with the Bird
(Savoy 1950)
Dinah Washington  Drinking Again   Options Drinking Again
(Roulette 1962)
QPSM Unit feat. David Durrah  Angelic Streams   Options Great Symbolisms
(QPSM 2009)
New York Art Quartet  Sweet Smells   Options Old Stuff
(Cuneiform 1965)

Talkover Music:
Arkie Shibley & Mountain Dew Boys 
Mountain Dew Stomp   Options Hot Rod Race
(Collector )

The Lovemates  Boomerang   Options Era Records Northern Soul
(Ace 1968)
James K-Nine  Counting Teardrops   Options b/w Live It Up
(Hot Hit 1973)
Wendell Stuart & the Downbeaters  The Last Thing on My Mind   Options Wendell Stuart & the Downbeaters
(Elite )
The Young Disciples Co.  Crumbs from the Table   Options Eccentric Soul: The Young Disciples
(Numero Group )
Ted Taylor  (I'm Just a Crumb in Your) Bread Box   Options The Super Taylors
(Ronn 1973)

Talkover Music:
Dollar Brand 
Cape Town Fringe   Options Cape Town Fringe
(Chiaroscuro 1977)

Sello "Chicco" Twala  We Miss You Manelo   Options Chicco
(RBM 1987)
African Symphonics  Zulu Rock   Options
(Troubadour 1957)
Amagugu feat. Sannah Mnguni  Mesong   Options Ubhek 'uZulu
(Skyline 1974)
Julian Bahula  Mandela   Options African Sounds for Mandela
(Tsafrika 1984)

Closing Theme:
John Lee Hooker 
Stand By   Options I Feel Good
(Jewel 1971)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 9:00am duke:

Morning Doug and Dougsters. Can't stick around, but I'll listen to the past in the future.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 9:02am Doug Schulkind:

See you in the future, duke!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:03am glenn:

it's the delorean 3000 of playlists.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:03am kat330:

Hi, Doug! For once I have the time to listen and wouldn't miss this show IAE! Hi, Glenn!
  Fri. 12/6/13 9:03am gary:

Listening on my phone going in to work
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 9:05am Doug Schulkind:

Hi glenn! Hi kat330! Hi gary on the phone!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:05am glenn:

kat. how's lullville?
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:06am kat330:

We're getting a sheen of ice only so far. But that black ice is nasty. How about you?
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:07am glenn:

not a flake of snow.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:08am kat330:

Wow. I thought Minnesota was hit really hard. Where exactly in Canada are you again?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 9:09am Uncle Michael:

Greetings, cohort.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 9:10am Doug Schulkind:

Cohort? I love their outerwear!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 9:11am Uncle Michael:

You're so butch.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:13am glenn:

toronto. and of course, there are many flakes of snow at our mayor's house.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/6/13 9:13am Holly in NC:

Hi Doug & all! Sadly w/b another archive listener, but wanted to check in briefly in honor of Mr. Mandela.

Also, you folks with wintry weather send some down here! We're back to hot & humid (after several below freezing nights) & I just want it be winter. Period. Esp. as it's grey & rainy as well as hot & humid.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:14am ndbob:

morning doug and everyone
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 9:15am Doug Schulkind:

Blowing some cool Pittsburgh air (with gobs of particulate matter, unfortunately) down your way Holly in NC!

Good morning ndbob!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:15am kat330:

@glenn: Ha, indeed!

This should pick anyone's flagging spirits, esp. up your alley, Glenn:
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:15am kat330:

Hi, Holly!! Long time!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:17am kat330:

And here's another 'dorable photo:
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:18am glenn:

Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:19am kat330:

Is that not the sweetest thing you've ever seen??
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:20am ndbob:

Heya Kat!!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:20am ndbob:

We have about 6 inches of snow here
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:20am ndbob:

still coming down hard
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:21am ndbob:

spending the morning so far trying to resolve a phone problem - my iphone is stuck in headphone mode
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:21am kat330:

Bob! Wow. Somehow -- and this is NOT gloating, universal powers that may be -- this strip where we live along the river has been VERY lucky the past few years with sturm going above us and drang below us.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 9:24am Doug Schulkind:

Do worry, the sturm will blow over.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 9:24am Uncle Michael:

We're between "brass bat's ass" and "witches tit" here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 9:24am Uncle Michael:

In case you're wondering about the grammar, it's a communal tit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 9:25am Uncle Michael:

more drang!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:25am kat330:

Thanks for the comforting words, Doug. ;) Actually NOAA, etc., claims we'll have a 1/4 in. accumulation. Think we can handle that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/6/13 9:26am holland oats:

h'lo all - nyc is cats & doggin' it right now
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 9:26am Doug Schulkind:

I remember when a 1/4 inch of snow would just paralyze the Washington, DC area of my youth. Silly people.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 9:27am Uncle Michael:

We had graupel yesterday.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:29am kat330:

But seriously, the heavy winds / rains / tornadoes, etc., a radar map would show it bad north of us and bad south of us. Pat Robertson must conclude that Knob Knee & Lullville area have been especially righteous. Ha!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:29am kat330:

mmm. pierogi!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:29am glenn:

i haven't even put my snow tires on yet.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:30am kat330:

Hey, Doug -- today is Finnish Independence Day. Can you scrape up something Sibeliusian or otherwise Finnish -- I'll be sure to get Philo to hear the archive. :)
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:31am ndbob:

@kat Still getting used to living here - and haven't done a lot - but we will coordinate a get together - probably after the first of the year
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:34am kat330:

@ndbob: Yeah, I'll believe that when I see it. ;) Wouldn't be the first time an FMUer teased about meeting up (yeah, YOU, Hearty White!).
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:34am still b/p:

Good morning.
P. Rogi could be a strong alternate to the P. Sizzle name given to me recently by a street hawker of CDs in New York.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:34am dc pat:

thanks for putting moments like this in perspective Drummer Some. And Hi.
  Fri. 12/6/13 9:35am earrie:

Thanks Doug.
link, music, et al
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 9:35am Doug Schulkind:

Hi still b/p and howdy dc pat!
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 9:36am Doug Schulkind:

My pleasure, earrie!
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 9:37am Doug Schulkind:

The woman's voice you hear laughing loudest is the great Elis Regina who was sharing the state with Toledo.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:37am kat330:

Besides Finndependence Day, December 6th is also the 16th Anniversary of Philo and I first meeting in the ether -- in other words Finnterdependence Day for us. :)
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:39am earrie:

It's a pretty solemn day in Canada. Montreal Massacre. (14 women science students dead by the hands of one man for being women.)
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:39am glenn:

now i wish i spoke portugese.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:40am dc pat:

the Pres said his first political act was involvement in protests against apartheid. I was slightly too young to know what to do at that point but I vividly remember the "shanties" set up on college campuses and being impressed. I think these protests contributed to the eventual wave of change.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:40am ndbob:

@kat Congrats!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/6/13 9:40am Holly in NC:

@kat330 = hedgehog xoxxo squee!!!!! Also baby tiger, but I see that look in my own house frequently via the 3 domesticated beasts :-)

@earrie - damn.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 9:40am Doug Schulkind:

Just a few years before, I had stayed in those same Univ. of Montreal dorms. Was up for the jazz festival.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 9:40am Doug Schulkind:

Big happinesses to you, Philo and Finland!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:41am earrie:

I was a woman studying science.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/6/13 9:42am Holly in NC:

and @kat330 huge congratulations!!!!!!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:43am kat330:

Thank ye, thank ye, thank ye, Bob, Doug & Holly!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:44am dc pat:

[my first protest was against persian gulf war, v.1 in PGH, PA--me and 3 other people]
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:45am kat330:

@earrie: God, so awful, and I'm so sorry. Hard to fathom such senseless murder.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 9:47am Doug Schulkind:

My first political activity was stuffing envelopes for McGovern. It happened to be in the Watergate building just a few weeks after the plumbers were arrested. When 11-year-old me and my 13-year-old sister were entering the building, a big security guard looked down at us and said, in a mock scary voice, "Y'all don't put any bugs in there!"
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:49am dc pat:

great story DS
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 9:50am Uncle Michael:

This might be the only place I've never bragged about this.

My dad was on the enemies list.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:50am kat330:

@Doug: Maybe I got one of those envelopes, though probably not as a registered Independent. But McGovern was my first vote cast for a US President after arriving at voting age.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:51am kat330:

@UM: What did he do to incur RMN's wrath?
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:52am kat330:

And my first political activism I suppose was joining busloads from Brown U. to a November '69 anti-Vietnam war demonstration in D.C.
  Fri. 12/6/13 9:52am marcury:

Good Morning to you all,and RIP to the greatest man of his time!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:53am earrie:

Well, here's looking at the more positive sides of this day. (Finland and education - what a concept!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 9:53am Uncle Michael:

He was a major McGovern guy in Nebraska. His oldest brother was on the list too.

There were two lists. The A list were heavy hitters. That's the list Dan Schorr was handed on the air. Dad's not on that list. My family were on the longer B list.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:55am kat330:

Still good to B than not to B at all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 9:55am listener james from westwood:

good morning, doug and all! chores took me away from hour 1, but looking forward to the rest of the friday 6-hour power hour!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:56am kat330:

@earrie: Hear, here!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:56am glenn:

so a b list celebrity didn't have the same cachet in nixon's time as he would now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/6/13 9:57am Holly in NC:

My first political activism I'll admit to = caravans from Smith College to DC for pro choice rallies mid-late 80s.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 9:57am Doug Schulkind:

Hey hey Brother marcury!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 9:58am ndbob:

wow UM - a teacher from my high school was on the enemies list too - he was an independently wealthy guy who had given a lot of money to fight the SST
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/6/13 9:58am Holly in NC:

Sadly we've gone so friggin' far backward I think I need to start doing the same again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:00am Uncle Michael:

I recall my grandfather once grousing about apparently not having done enough to get on the list.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:01am Doug Schulkind:

Here's a fun read while you're listening:
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:02am Jeff Golick:

By the US gov't's logic, in putting Mandela on the terrorist list, wouldn't the colonialists of 1775, in using violence against the state, also be terrorists? So we are a nation founded by terrorists. Got it.

Also MEV = YES.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:02am kat330:

@Holly: Hear, here! It sometimes boggles my mind when I think where we were -- or at least where we SEEMED to be -- in the late '60s, early '70s, and how I imagined humanity would evolve from that point forward. Definite backslipping. But, ya know, I'm an agnostic (bordering on atheism), but the current Pontiff is impressing my mightily. I have a post on Tumblr hoping for "Trickle Down Morality" discussing Francis' recent speeches.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:03am Doug Schulkind:

@Jeff Golick
Consider this MEV a birthday present for your laddie.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:03am glenn:

funny, i think pope francis is pretty cool too. i'm pretty sure he's not turning out to be the guy the thought they were getting.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:05am dc pat:

exactly Jeff Golick.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:05am Doug Schulkind:

Frankly, any record that gives me the opportunity to correctly pronounce Frederic Rzewski's last name is a good record.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:06am kat330:

@glenn: Yes, and I sure hope he has a great security system and is very careful. There must be cardinals VERY uncomfortable with his positions.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:07am Lewis:

I share kat330's concerns
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:07am Jeff Golick:

@kat330: Go Bruno. Was there myself on the tail end of the big divestiture protests of the late-1980s. Alas, I was too much an uptight New Englander to do much more than nod in silent assent.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:09am kat330:

Hey, Jeff -- are you still in Providence?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:09am Jeff Golick:

@Doug: I thank you on his behalf. We offered him the day off from school on account of his turning 13, but he elected to go in anyway, thereby making it plain that we, his parents, are old and not that fun to hang out with.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:10am Uncle Michael:

I'm still thinking about hoarding Krugerands,
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:10am Doug Schulkind:

I share Lewis' concerns.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/6/13 10:11am Holly in NC:

@Kat330 - as a fellow agnostic/maybe atheist/maybe pagan/raised in the bosom of a deeply christian (congregationialist) household I feel you! As far as popes go, this one rocks. BUT he still has issues. BUT he's by far the best one I've ever seen.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:11am Jeff Golick:

@kat330: No longer. My gig at the Coffee Exchange on Wickenden ultimately couldn't pay the rent. I had a job based in NYC that took me up to Prov pretty regularly, though, which was fun. Have been in NYC since '91.
  Fri. 12/6/13 10:11am marcury:

Gotta love ole frothy Rick!
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:12am Doug Schulkind:

@Jeff Golick
The kid chose school over you? Classic dis from the 13-year-old's playbook!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:12am ndbob:

One thing I've noticed about WFMU - although I consider myself well left of center (mostly) I feel like a (relative) conservative here
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:13am glenn:

it's pronounced stefski, no?
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:13am dc pat:

but not just uncomfortable cardinals--this is opened up to right wing nutsoids everywhere. Bomb-proof pope mobile.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:13am kat330:

@Doug: Misogynist! ;)
@Holly: Yeah, I certainly have caveats with everything he espouses, but man, leaps and bounds ahead of any previous Pope. That alone is exciting.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:14am Doug Schulkind:

One performer who is present in absentia on this track is Anthony Braxton. His spirit is just all over this. And I'm pretty sure each of these musicians (Berger, Curran, Lacy, List, Rzewski and Teitelbaum) have played with Braxton.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:14am dc pat:

watch it ndbob...
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:14am kat330:

@Jeff: Ha! I played there, too -- at least I BELIEVE that was the name back then. I sang with the Chattertocks the year I deigned to pursue my scholarship, too.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:14am dc pat:

very Braxtonish.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:15am ndbob:

OK Pat:)
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:15am Doug Schulkind:

I would rename the title of this show "Ole frothy Rick" if not for the major disrespect for Mr. Mandela.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:16am Doug Schulkind:

Zhevski with the "zh" a kind of soft j sound.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:17am dc pat:

in other news, guess what I'm going to start making today!! That's right: a fruitcake. A relative loves them so I'm going to give it a shot. These things are drowned in booze, man. [and so will I..]
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:18am Uncle Michael:

Pat, we're still eating last winters' fruitcakes. They're great.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:19am Doug Schulkind:

Only God makes fruitcakes, dc pat.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:19am glenn:

really? the reason i ask is because marc rzepczynski, the former blue jays relief pitcher, pronounces his last name stepchinski.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:19am kat330:

@Jeff: The actress, Jobeth Williams, was a Senior at Pembroke my Freshman year, and I worked with her in a Don Wilmeth production. Was Wilmeth still there when you were?
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:19am dc pat:

I guess that's why you pump so much brandy into 'em. Shelf life...
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:20am dc pat:

God and I made a bargain....or was that with the devil? Hang on, gotta check my notes..
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:21am Doug Schulkind:

If it turns out I have been mispronouncing Rzewski all these years, I will hold you personally responsible.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:21am glenn:

god doesn't seem like the compromising sort to me.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:22am kat330:

@ndbob: Just scrolled back up to see your comment. Well, you picked perhaps the sole area of our "great" state that might move you a little farther to the left. ;)
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:24am ndbob:

@kat for sure - a liberal oasis in a tea party area
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:26am glenn:

hmmmm. according to the interwebs, you are right, but i would swear that i heard him pronounce it "step" in interviews.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:27am Gary:

Logging in from work now. Forgive me if this was covered earlier, but is that your ticket, Doug, to see Mandela?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:27am Lewis:

@ndbob - are you still in nd or did you move further east?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:28am Jeff Golick:

@kat330: Lived on Pembroke my frosh year. I don't recall the name Don Wilmeth, but the theatre folks always scared me - they were too cool, and I kept a safe distance. I did once meet fellow student Karyn Bryant at WBRU, though. She went on to become an early MTV vj.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 12/6/13 10:28am Holly in NC:

@ndbob - I fervently hope that the main thing you feel here is empathy, open-mindedness & a willingness to keep learning & exploring - unless, of course, one runs into a total d*ck! ;-)

OK, really have to go, super late for cross-legged & cancerous animals. No d*cks here, all love xo
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:28am kat330:

Piraeus, the great port of Athens! Left there for Hydra, then again for Crete and then again on a Turkish freighter bound for Barcelona.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:28am ndbob:

I'm in Bloomington, Indiana now
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:29am Doug Schulkind:

Big exhale of relief!

Yes indeed. Saw Mandela speak at the big ball orchard in the Bronx. It was the day after his ticker-tape parade in lower Manhattan. One of the big thrills of my life.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:29am Lewis:

@ndbob: Wow - thats different
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:29am ndbob:

@holly Yep I do
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:30am Doug Schulkind:

Big radio love to you and the animals, Holly dear.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:31am Brian in UK:

Hello boss.
It very rare to find a person of such stature and warmth in everyday life, even less rare in a politician.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:31am ndbob:

for sure Lewis - though looking outside the window now it certainly reminds me of North Dakota:)
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:31am dc pat:

MAN, this Eddie Lee "Mustright" Jones and Family is killer. Very gool.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:31am kat330:

Bye, Holly!
@Jeff: Oh, yeah, we theater folk are scary as hell! ;) I lived in one of the old dorms -- Andrews Hall (maybe an east or west in front of that) -- and was on "bells" duty at another dorm for my work/study requirement of my scholarship. Bet they had dropped the whole "bells" silliness by your time. AND those AWFUL, invasive "proper posture" photos we women were forced to take in our underwear!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:35am dc pat:

"very gool"...
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:35am Doug Schulkind:

@dc pat
Not sure if the link is still good:
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:37am dc pat:

Thank you, comrade.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:37am Doug Schulkind:

I save the really gool stuff for my Halloween show.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:38am Doug Schulkind:

I'll mention it again later, but don't forget that Hinky Dinky Time with Uncle Michael follows this program here on the Drummer Stream in 82 minutes:
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:39am Doug Schulkind:

Listener marcury, this one's for you.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:40am Doug Schulkind:

marcury told me not long ago that he studied bass with Rodney Jones.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:41am dc pat:

man, this is just plain showing off...
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:42am kat330:

Yes, it certainly is virtuosic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:42am Jeff Golick:

@kat: This --> "those AWFUL, invasive 'proper posture' photos we women were forced to take in our underwear!" --- sounds like it's awaiting some kind of New Yorker-esque expose. Had no idea!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:43am Webhamster Henry:

Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:44am Doug Schulkind:

I hardly ever warm up to "jazz guitar." Except when I do.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:44am kat330:

@Jeff: Seriously?! Thought perhaps I read somewhere -- maybe in an old BAM, which I no longer get after moving around so many times -- that is WAS exposed and eliminated. I have little doubt that some pervy dons were circulating some of those photos among themselves. :,
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:46am Brian in UK:

Hello kat, do you mean the mafia got hold some photographs? Bit lost here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:46am Jeff Golick:

@kat: Well, I don't think it's going on anymore, but even so...that it was ever a thing is just gross.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:46am kat330:

The pretext for them was, in our gym class requirement, these pictures would be graded on our posture and given pointers on what we need to have better posture. I remember being VERY uncomfortable and unhappy about it all, and it certainly was one factor in quitting Brown after only a year.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:47am kat330:

@Brian: Guess I was using "don" as in professor. Wrong country and probably wrong all 'round.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:48am Brian in UK:

Ofcourse there is no such organisation as the professor.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:48am Jeff Golick:

...though it being Providence, the mafia thing isn't a bad guess.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:49am Jeff Golick:

Mary's touch is highly recognizable.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:49am earrie:

Closed sects consisting entirely of men?
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:50am glenn:

improper posture. underwear where it belongs.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:51am kat330:

@Jeff: Ha, yeah, Craaaanston!
  Fri. 12/6/13 10:51am Pinocchio:

Doug, have to say that Lonnie Holley was awe-ful last night.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:52am Webhamster Henry:

there was a New Yorker expose (heh no pun intended) on a similar posture photo project at Harvard and Yale... Here's a recent article:
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:52am earrie:

..priesthoods and the mafia/mob aren't entirely dissimilar.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:54am Jeff Golick:

Thanks, @Webmaster Henry. There it is.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:55am glenn:

isn't there some kind of allusion to cardinals and the klan in dead ringers, if memory serves?
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:56am kat330:

And add Ivy League professors, too? ;)
Wow, Webhamster -- at least we were allowed to wear underwear! And I don't recall hearing if the freshman guys also had these "posture" pics.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:57am βrian:

Soft-swirl skies over the isthmus today. Good Day.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 10:57am Doug Schulkind:

Preach earrie preach!

How grand of you to come, βrian!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:58am kat330:

But we also had those pamphlets of photos of all the freshman girls and guys that circulated around campus and, as I understand it, became the inspiration for Facebook from that being done at Harvard.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 10:59am earrie:

Hey glenn-- here's a Toronto/skating question for you. Why don't they have skating on the King St. side of the Roy Thomson Hall ??
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 10:59am Brian in UK:

Lewd, lascivious and wanton.

Sorry that was the Miami judge on Jim Morrison.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:00am kat330:

[Another reason why I've never had any use for Facebook, ptui!]
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:01am glenn:

i don't know.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 11:01am βrian:

I've resisted assimilation, too.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:01am earrie:

(@glenn and hey - great bunch of yesteryear photos)
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:02am glenn:

especially the primitive-ass skates.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:03am kat330:

@glenn: Getting to it late -- yes, thanks for those great photos!
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 11:04am Doug Schulkind:

Ha ha ha, more jazz guitar, ha ha ha! This stringbender is George Freeman. The brother of Von Freeman and uncle of Chico Freeman.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:06am kat330:

Someone's in the bar with Dinah
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 11:06am Brian in UK:

Sounds like a dry run for next years premium.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 11:06am Jeff Golick:

@Doug: David Dinkins on WNYC now, talking about Mandela coming to NYC and declaring himself a Yankee at the stadium. That must've hurt a bit.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:08am kat330:

Just looked out to our backyard garden to see our sage and thyme encased in thin layer of ice. This year we're hoping our rosemary survives by giving them a "greenhouse" of vinyl covering.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:08am glenn:

hey, i have a question, all you smart types - does anybody know if wfmu fave jonathan kane is any relation to the great self taught pittsburgh painter john kane?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 11:08am Artie:

Why ask why? Just enjoy the drink.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 11:09am Brian in UK:

@Artie great idea we are five hours ahead over here.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 11:09am Doug Schulkind:

This Dinah track is heavily suggestive of Elaine Stritch singing "Here's to the Ladies Who Lunch" in Company.

@Jeff Golick
You can Google and find photos of Mandela in a Yankee cap and jacket. At least there's this: Steinbrenner picked up the tab for Mandela's evening at Yankee Stadium. I'm convinced his wearing the pinstripe paraphernalia is what moved The Boss to do so.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 11:11am Doug Schulkind:

Here's one:

And another:
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 11:12am Brian in UK:

Hey glenn pour me a drink before it starts!!!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:12am glenn:
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:14am glenn:

ha! funny joke, huh, brian?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 11:14am Brian in UK:

glenn looks a bit like L S Lowry.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:15am glenn:

I came home from work, sat down in my favourite chair, turned on the TV, and said to my girlfriend, "Quick! Bring me a beer before it starts!"

She looked a little puzzled, but brought me a beer.

When I finished it, I said, "Quick! Bring me another beer! It's gonna start!"

This time she looked a little angry, but brought me a beer.

When it was gone, I said, "Quickly! Another beer! It's gonna start any second!"

"That's it!" She blew her top. "You bastard! You waltz in here, flop your fat ass down, don't even say hello to me and then expect me to run around like your slave! Don't you realise that I cook and clean and wash and iron all day long?"

I sighed. "Oh sh!t. It's started...."
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 11:15am Brian in UK:

It's all in the delivery as I tell our postman.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 11:18am Carmichael:

Good morning, Doug and DrumSums. About to snow in the Sacramento Valley, another momentous occasion.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:18am earrie:

Is that a joke or a psych/soc test?
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:18am kat330:

Good one! Wish I could remember jokes. Must be some sort of brain wiring that I can remember strings upon strings of phone numbers, and yet can never remember a joke.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:19am kat330:

@Carmichael: Aw, you poor thing. ;)
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 11:21am Doug Schulkind:

From a piece in today's NY Times about Mandela's visit to New York:

"The Yankee Stadium appearance took Mr. Mandela to the home of what was then one of the worst teams in baseball. The Yankees were in last place in the American League East after losing almost twice as many games as they had won. But they were on a road trip that week.

“Somebody had Yankee Stadium for several days and gave us one of the days, equipment and all,” Mr. Dinkins recalled. “I’m told when I put the Yankee cap and jacket around his shoulder and he said, ‘I am a Yankee,’ Steinbrenner was so pleased he called the next day and said, ‘There’ll be no charge.’”

By the way, the artist who had booked Yankee Stadium for several days and relinquished one for the Mandela? It was Billy Joel.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:22am kat330:

Here's a NYer toon that made me laugh aloud:
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:24am kat330:

Is anyone else having a situation this morning with some tracks being WAY loud over most others? (like this one)
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:25am glenn:

it started out as a joke.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 11:27am Doug Schulkind:

The MP3s I am playing are all over the map in terms of audio fidelity. Some are extremely quite and other extremely hot. I'm doing my best to ride the volume knob. Apologies for the unevenness.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 11:27am Brian in UK:

Thanks Doug. Adios Amigos. Raise a glass to the man tonight. Sounds trite but it is the best I can do right now.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 11:28am Doug Schulkind:

I'm sure the man will take it, Brian in UK.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:29am kat330:

@Doug: It's fine -- I have a control here, too! :) -- just wanted to be sure it wasn't my radio. These Internet radios we have are not the most reliable machinery we own.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 11:29am Carmichael:

Ticketmaster only charged $10 a ticket in 1990?? Today, it would be $50, plus a 20% *convenience* charge.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:29am kat330:

(Electronics, I mean)
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:30am kat330:

Will do, Brian, and adieu to you!
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 11:32am Doug Schulkind:

Hey there Carmichael!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:32am glenn:

i was gonna guess last thing was an ian tyson song, but google set me straight. tom paxton.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 11:34am Doug Schulkind:

Paxton, yup!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:34am kat330:

@glenn: Not ALL that era's best songwriters were Canadian. Just most. ;)
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:36am glenn:

funny, isn't it.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:37am kat330:

Your country hit its stride in the '60s. And now you've evolved to have Rob Ford.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:46am kat330:

Gotta go hit my stride now off the keyboard. Thanks, Doug! Look forward to an email, ndbob, one of these days. ;) Bye y'all!
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:46am glenn:

yeah. well, there are going to be a few tunes about the moronic schmuck, i wouldn't doubt.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 11:47am Uncle Michael:

Cano to the Mariners. 10 years, 240 million.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 11:48am Doug Schulkind:

See you later, kat330. My bestest to Philo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 11:48am Alex In Illinois:

I was going to ask you where you thought Bachman Turner Overdrive fit in to the picture, concering Canada.
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 11:49am Doug Schulkind:

And Alex in Illinois pops up above the tall grasses!
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 11:52am Doug Schulkind:

What if Abraham Lincoln had lived? Mandela.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 11:54am Uncle Michael:

He's be really really old.
Avatar Fri. 12/6/13 11:54am ndbob:

excellent show Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 11:55am Alex In Illinois:

Yes. I have been here most of the time. I listen at work, and fortunatly I do IT work, so most communication is by using an instant message application and email, so I can listen in on my headphones, while getting all kinds of things done. This has been a rather busy morning, so I was able to listen, but not post.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 11:55am Uncle Michael:

Great show, Doug. See you all in the next room.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 11:56am Gary:

Thanks for the lovely tribute, Doug!
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 11:57am Doug Schulkind:

Very glad to do it, ndbob.

S'okay, Alex. I could feel your aura moving about the room.

Stick with the Drummer Stream and enjoy Hinky Dinky Time with Uncle Miguel!

Cheers to you, Gary!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 11:57am Alex In Illinois:

Great show. Getting ready to transport over to Hinky Dinky time. There is some sort of hypnotic anomaly, so I might have difficulty landing.
  Fri. 12/6/13 11:58am earrie:

Couldn't have heard better; look forward to hearing more in future.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 12:00pm Alex In Illinois:

Transporting WhooshoopwhoooshoopWhooshoopwhoooshoopWhooshoopwhoooshoop . . .
Avatar    Fri. 12/6/13 12:00pm Doug Schulkind:

Thank you dearly, earrie! Thanks to every one of everyone of you all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 12/6/13 12:51pm Jeff Golick:

Ok, two (belated) things:
(1) If Billy Joel had already booked the gig, why would there be an additional change for the Boss to waive?
(2) Do I have to like Billy Joel now? (Unless he gave up the stadium and the bill to the city?)
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