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May 16, 2014 Options
Rock, rock, rock
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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)

Dr. Alimantado  No Gwan So   Options House of SIngles
(Keyman 1967)
Sugar Simone  King Without a Throne   Options b/w Suddenly
(Sue 1967)
Dillinger  Trial and Crosses   Options Talkin' Blues
(Magnum 1977)
Lee Scratch Perry & The Upsetters  Elephant Rock   Options Upsetters 14 Dub Blackboard Jungle
(Upsetter 1973)
The Terrors  Assemble Not Thyself   Options b/w Version
(Phase 1 1978)

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

Stormy Herman & His Midnight Rambles  The Jitterbug   Options b/w Bad Luck
(Dootone 1955)
Andy Kirk & His Twelve Clouds of Joy  Floyd's Guitar Blues   Options b/w Twinklin'
(Decca 1939)
Tampa Red  Boogie Woogie Dance   Options b/w Bumble Bee Blues
(Vocalion 1931)
Rev. Anderson Johnson  The Lord Will Make a Way Somehow   Options b/w God Don't Like It
(Angel 1953)
Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup  Roebuck Man   Options Roebuck Man
(United Artists 1970)
Danny "Run Joe" Taylor  You Look Bad   Options b/w Gator Tail
(RCA Victor 1953)

Talkover Music:
Dirty Dozen Brass Band 
Dead Dog in the Street   Options Buck Jump
(Mammoth 1999)

Ago's Bal Band  Ala Mesye Ki Gen Kouraj Banbile   Options Alan Lomax in Haiti: Music Under the Arbor, Haiti's Rustic Troubadour Music
(Harte Recordings 1936)
Asher Sizemore and Little Jimmie  I Only Want A Buddy Not a Sweetheart   Options Songs of the Soil
(Old Homestead 1937)
Ray Miller & His Orchestra  My Honey's Lovin' Arms   Options b/w Sorry
(Brunswick 1928)
Trembita Orchestra  Vernisia Nazad   Options b/w Nina
(Victor 1930)
Mrs. Olga Trail  Christine Leroy   Options Ozark Folksongs
(Rounder 1942)
Honoré Coppet et Son Orchestre  Prends Courage   Options Biguine et Merengue 1956-1959)
(Frémeaux & Associés )
Nontas Sgouros  Gambler   Options Songs of the Manghes, Volume 2 1926-1940
(FM )
Nelson's Paramount Serenaders  Coo Coo Stomp   Options b/w Nelson Blues
(Paramount 1927)

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

Leo Cuypers  Burengerucht   Options Brull Band
(Varajazz )
Floros Floridis  K.R.O.K.   Options KROK Trio
(j.n.d. 1986)
Krzysztof Komeda  What Have You Done To Its Eyes?   Options Rosemary's Baby (OST)
(Dot )
Barry Guy, Mats Gustafsson, Raymond Strid  Icefall   Options Tarfala
(Maya 2008)

Talkover Music:
Blind Idiot God 
Death Hollow Canyon, Utah   Options Cyclotron
(Avant 1992)

Frank Zappa  A Little Green Rosetta   Options Joe's Garage
(Zappa 1979)
M. Said & the Lucky Boys  Terkenang Juga   Options M. Said & the Lucky Boys
(Sea Lion 1969)
Candeia  Vem, Menina Moça   Options Luz da Inspiração
(Atlantic 1976)
Monia Tchangai  Me Be Ao Lo Ne Agbe Nyawo   Options b/w Lela Wala Souzi
(African 1975)
Alpay  Ben Armudu Dilerim   Options Yekte
(Pharaway Sounds )
Kuni Kawachi  Kazeyori Gokurousan   Options Utae Nakunaru Maeni
(Polydor 1972)

Talkover Music:
Milt Jackson 
Olinga   Options Olinga
(CTI 1974)

The Jackson 5  Big Boy   Options b/w You've Changed
(Steeltown 1968)
Shay Holiday  Fight Fire With Fire   Options b/w It's Not How Long You Make It
(Soul Power 1972)
Benny Gordon  I've Been Down So Long   Options GWP-NYC-TLC
(Kent )
Tommy Tate  Revelations   Options b/w If You Ain't Man Enough
(KoKo 1976)
Richard Temple  That Beatin' Rhythm   Options b/w Could It Be
(Mirwood 1966)
Leon Mitchison & Eastex Freeway Band  Love Is   Options Soul Cal
(Now Again )
The Themes  Bent Out of Shape   Options b/w No Explanation Needed
(Minit 1966)
Loleatta Holloway  Mother of Shame   Options b/w Our Love
(Aware 1973)

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

Listener comments!

Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 8:46am listener james from westwood:

Howdy all! Gonna be fussing in the kitchen while the show opens. I'll try to keep the noise down.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 8:48am Doug Schulkind:

Extra gluten for me, Listener James!
Avatar    Fri. 5/16/14 8:49am duke:

@ljfw could you start some more coffee while you're in the kitchen?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 8:59am Holly in NC:

I'm sure you've all seen this amazing cat, but if not:

And more details here:
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 9:01am ausmanx:

god damn, here i am back at work and you're up against Scott M on the main stream tonight, Doug. how do i reconcile that? tempt me...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 9:03am davex:

Good day, Doug and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 9:03am davex:

That is one clever robot.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:04am Doug Schulkind:

@Holly in NC
Is that the cat who saved the kid from the dog? (I can open the video or it will "play" on the program.) Good cat! Bad dog!

ausmanx and davex!!
First time ever for two consecutive x-ending commenters!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 9:04am davex:

Are you trying to say we're over-x-ending?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 9:05am Holly in NC:

@Doug in studio P -

yes ;-)
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:07am ndbob:

morning Doug and everyone!
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:07am ndbob:

@Holly quite an amazing video
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:07am Doug Schulkind:

X-Men, now starring on Give the Drummer Radio

Welcome aboard, ndbobx!
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:09am Doug Schulkind:

@Holly in NC
I read on Deadspin that that hero cat is going to throw out the first pitch at a local minor league game. (The cat dropped some in my estimation for not declining the offer. But it's still a good cat.)
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:10am Doug Schulkind:

Mr. Simone is channeling his inner Ben E. King here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 9:13am Uncle Michael:

lizard or spock?
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:14am listener james from westwood:

Rub a dub a dub!
Avatar    Fri. 5/16/14 9:15am holland oats:

drumma! peoples! even robots know nothing beats rock
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:16am Doug Schulkind:

First in the kitchen, now the bathtub. Getting domestic with Listener James from Westwood!
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:16am Doug Schulkind:

Actually, it is Dr. Lizard Spock, Uncle Michael. How'd you guess?

helloooooo, holland oats!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 9:18am davex:

I just noticed that there is no mono GTDR stream on the Android app. That would be useful just about now...
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:21am Doug Schulkind:

Did your stereo stream crap out, davex?
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:21am dc pat:

hilarious gif. Funny to think of some one spending vast amounts of time making a rock-paper-scissors-playing-robot-hand...
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:22am dc pat:

perfect way to start the day..keep this here Jamaican music going!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 9:23am davex:

No, I wanted to take the stream on the road but the stereo stream would use up the data plan too quickly. The app has an option for WFMU mono for that but not GTDR mono.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:24am Doug Schulkind:

Almost as ridiculous an enterprise as someone editing for an hour a gif of a rock, paper, scissors-playing robot.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:24am dc pat:

this music is just blowing the bullshits away...
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:24am listener james from westwood:

I'd likely lose to it each time. Then it would flip me off.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 9:24am Uncle Michael:

Android app wish list: Mono;landscape mode;fix the messed up archive dates.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:25am Doug Schulkind:

Send Ken Freedman an email requesting a mono GTDR stream option!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 9:30am davex:

Good idea. Anyhow, great first set, see y'all again later...
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:30am listener james from westwood:

Absolutely interested in the source of the dub experiments, if you're in a sharing way....
  Fri. 5/16/14 9:32am chas.:

I'm seconding Listener James. Or dub-ling down, or something.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:33am listener james from westwood:

lol@ dub-ling down; good one!
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:33am Doug Schulkind:

I'm searching for that link...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 9:34am Holly in NC:

  Fri. 5/16/14 9:37am Gary on train in to office to pick up his stuff:

Morning, Drummer Circle!
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:37am Doug Schulkind:

....Still looking...

Hey Gary on Train!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 9:39am chas.:

I miss your bonus Motherload emails, Doug. I imagine that link would have made the cut.
  Fri. 5/16/14 9:40am jeff g on the app:


Smart folks: Please to explain: "scrobble"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 9:41am chas.:

Past tense of scrapple.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:41am Doug Schulkind:

I miss the Motherlode stuff, too. Hope to be able to get back to it. It takes a ton of time that I seem to have less and less of...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 9:43am Parq:

Doug, less and less time can be a drag, but it's a sign your getting somewhere in your goals. Of course, I still sleep late whenever I can.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 9:45am chas.:

Of course, Doug. And I can't remember ever thanking you for your dedication...
Avatar    Fri. 5/16/14 9:45am Guido from Cologne:

Some on-a-certain-Keili-withdrawal-phenomenon-sick listener checkin' in ...
But actually the GTDS-show is much too good for having it parallel with Beastin'!

Hi there everyone!

Anyone an idea how to load the GTD-chanel in my iPad-app?
Cannot find the feature.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:46am Doug Schulkind:

Haha! Here is the download link for that early Lee Perry dub:
Avatar    Fri. 5/16/14 9:47am Guido from Cologne:

... ahh ... fund it ... upper left ..
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:48am Doug Schulkind:

Yay, Guido, yay!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 9:49am Holly in NC:

Hi Gary!
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:50am listener james from westwood:

You da man, Doug! Thanks for the link! Dub's a space where I feel very comfortable, for some simpatico sonic reason, but I know so little about it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 9:50am Artie:

But I *feel* pretty.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:51am dc pat:

this song is great
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:51am dc pat:

"If you had a bath, sho' wouldn't hurt."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 9:52am Holly in NC:

If I could click this Danny Taylor song twice, I would.
  Fri. 5/16/14 9:53am Adam:

Thanks for the link Doug!
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:53am Pedro G.:

Great piece on Reverend Anderson Johnson:
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 9:58am Doug Schulkind:

Hi Artie!!

No bullshits for you, dc pat!!

Your welcome, Adam!!

Excellent link, Pedro G!! Though Rev. Johnson was known primarily as a visual artist, his early recordings are so so thrilling.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 10:01am Brian in UK:

Hello Boss and hipsters.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 10:03am Brian in UK:

"My Dreams Come True When You Walk Out the Door"
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:04am Doug Schulkind:

Sing it, Brother Brian in UK!
Avatar    Fri. 5/16/14 10:04am holland oats:

a whole quarter dollar - who does he think i am, j rockafeller?!?
  Fri. 5/16/14 10:05am K Wilde:

Amazing that they could mail out all that stuff for 25¢
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:07am Doug Schulkind:

Hey, everybody, Key Wilde is here!! Nice to see ya!
  Fri. 5/16/14 10:08am K Wilde:

Thx Doug - Always glad to be here
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:09am still b/p:

About twenty minutes ago, I was gonna say Twelve Clouds of Joy is like a title for a very old Chinese painting.
I'm sure I'll get to 3 or 4 clouds o' joy with the Drummer's brushstrokes...

..but then there was a phone call -- a friend telling me how his recent move was a NIGHTMARE of mover ineptitude and unbelievable damage damage damage. Does this EVER go entirely well anywhere? Mover stories are always like contractor stories, woeful frustration and stress-wise.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:10am listener james from westwood:

One friend of mine had a move so bad it became a literal federal case. Resulted in some changes to the industry's regulations, but it's still largely Wild West and rife with opportunists.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 10:10am Stanley:

Hi Doug 'n' all.
Hipster Stanley here, complete with beard, horn-rimmed glasses and a copy of On The Road under my arm.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:12am Doug Schulkind:

@still b/p
Our move to Pittsburgh went shockingly well. Only a minimum of damage and (quite possibly) theft.

Hiya Stanley!
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:15am still b/p:

'S what I'm talking about! Loooooook what they've done to our expectations. I hates thieves. Given the standard odds of loss & breakage, the movers should give the CUSTOMER a fat deposit before loading starts.

I loves this track.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 10:15am Brian in UK:

Hey Stanley you better see Scott on the mainland he is talking Kesey's bus Further. Now that is on the road to.....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 10:16am Brian in UK:

Synchrone City.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 10:19am Brian in UK:

Doug, that downpipe really concerns me, I fear something is going to manifest itself soon.
  Fri. 5/16/14 10:20am mr c:

Good morning...when we say burn baby burn out here, you got to be careful what you wish for.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:21am Doug Schulkind:

Greetings and welcome, Mr. C. I wish you only burning records.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:21am Jeff Golick:

Having a coffee and donut along with my GTDS. Life should always be so.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:22am βrian:

The lakes are blue today. Good morning.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:22am Doug Schulkind:

The drought in California is almost incomprehensible.

Hello Jeff Donut!
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:24am ndbob:

nice set there Doug
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:27am listener james from westwood:

holy crap, agreed on that "help me make it" cover. el creepo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 10:27am Uncle Michael:

I have about a dozen copies of sheet music for Hinky Dinky Parlay Voo that are all identical, other than the spot for the photo of the artist, which are all different.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:28am βrian:

I'm not sure I agree with this notion of a drought in California. The science is still out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 10:30am northguineahills:

Weeeeee! It's halftime, just jump o'er from Scott's show.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:32am Doug Schulkind:

I bet my halftime cheerleaders are handsomer than Scott's!
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:33am Doug Schulkind:

You must've been bullied by a scientist when you were young.
Avatar    Fri. 5/16/14 10:34am Guido from Cologne:

actually overdoing it with noise-reduction software on historic recordings can be really annoying on lota budget (and not only budget) re-issue CDs with otherwise superb recordings. I prefer the original surface noise in doubt. And some music cannot be easily de-clickt withou heavy damages.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 10:34am Webhamster Henry:

My bugbear is sheet music that has obvious typos in the chords, like "E6" when they mean "Eb" Nothing you can't fix, but it means sloppy proofreading. Glad I got that off my chest!
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:34am Van in DC:

Busy morning at work. Hope I didn't miss any Nina Hagen. Hi Doug
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 10:35am Webhamster Henry:

@Van You missed Nina Hagen singing a disco version of "Orange Blossom Special"
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:35am βrian:

They told me my cylinder wasn't graduated!
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:36am Van in DC:

As long as it wasn't a remake of "Born in Xixax" :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 10:36am Uncle Michael:

Was your cylinder matriculated?
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:37am Doug Schulkind:

Everybody say it with me: Greek Free Jazz!

Welcome welcome, Van in DC!! No Nina Hagen....yet.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:38am Doug Schulkind:

Anything that bugs you, Webhamster Henry, bugs me.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:39am Doug Schulkind:

The demon that Mrs. Olga Trail sang of? Not the only one making an appearance today. Stay tuned.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:40am listener james from westwood:

"Rosemary's Baby"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 10:41am Uncle Michael:

Rosemary's Bubbe.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:42am Doug Schulkind:

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Child. (I just cracked mysef up with that one!)
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:42am listener james from westwood:

If the mousse tastes chalky, don't eat it!
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:43am Doug Schulkind:

This song by Messers Guy, Gustafsson & Strid is from the soundtrack to Rosemary's Baby II.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:45am listener james from westwood:

Rosemary's Baby: The Terrible IIs
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 10:45am Artie:

From the sound of it, they got a good latch.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:45am Jeff Golick:

That they remade Rosemary's Baby (one of the most pitch-perfect movies ever) in TV miniseries fashion is so very gross. And so very unnecessary.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:46am Doug Schulkind:

"Rosemary's Baby III: The Bad Latch"
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:47am Jeff Golick:

If the robot hand at left suddenly loses, I'm going back to bed.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:47am Doug Schulkind:

@Jeff Golick
If the robot hand at left gives you the finger, run!
Avatar    Fri. 5/16/14 10:49am Guido from Cologne:

Rosmarys baby is protesting against being refused the chocolade it demands. lotsa full in the supermarked checkout area.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 10:49am Artie:

That robot flashes such a good rock that I regret them not teaching it to throw the goat.
Avatar    Fri. 5/16/14 10:50am Guido from Cologne:

... someone's predicting the child a huge carrer as a saxophne player ...
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:52am Doug Schulkind:

I'm guessing maybe Rosemary's baby grew up to be Peter Brötzmann?
Avatar    Fri. 5/16/14 10:54am Guido from Cologne:

... you named him!
Anytime he plays in Cologne in a good natured jJazz Pub the neighbours call the police! He must be an evil guy!
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:54am still b/p:

I've never played Rock-Paper-Scissors in my life. Just wasn't the thing in my neighborhood or school. Maybe the robot was created to do home visits and fill that sad hole in the growin' up for people like me.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:55am Jeff Golick:

I thought Rosemary's Baby grew up to be Karl Rove?
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:56am dc pat:

oh man, I played tuns of RPS also adding rules like fire, water, dynamite.....other junk.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 10:59am Doug Schulkind:

@still b/p
Don't start. Consider yourself one of the lucky ones.

When my daughter was five, we played a game we invented called "Air Tic-Tac-Toe." It required no pencil or paper. We just assigned each of the nine boxes a number, 1-9 from top left to bottom right, and then called out in turn the box we were claiming. We thought we were just so damn smart!

We still play every once in a while, just for old time's sake.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:00am Doug Schulkind:

For the next selection, opening the next sequence, I will play an artist I haven't played in probably 20 years. Can you guess who??
  Fri. 5/16/14 11:01am Dean:

The Guess Who?
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:02am Van in DC:

ha ha nice Dean
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:04am Van in DC:

I wish I could do "Air Sudoku" like that
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 11:05am Ike:

@Jeff G.@10:45: Don't worry, it sank without a trace in the ratings.
  Fri. 5/16/14 11:06am Dean:

James Brown?
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:07am dc pat:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 11:07am Stanley:

Joe's Garage!!
Avatar    Fri. 5/16/14 11:07am Guido from Cologne:

James Brown is a very likely suggestion.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 11:07am Stanley:

Watermelon in Easter Hay
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:08am Doug Schulkind:

"Music causes big trouble."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 11:09am Stanley:

Nope, you got me
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:09am Doug Schulkind:

@Van in DC
OK, just the idea of "Air Sudoku" hurts my head.

Full disclosure: I have always been more drawn to the concept of Frank Zappa than to the actual music of Frank Zappa. Okay now you all hate me.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:10am dc pat:

there it is...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 11:10am Stanley:

this is really neaty
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:10am dc pat:

I totally agree about Zappa. He cracks me up but not hugely into his music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 11:11am Ike:

Re: Zappa: me too. Like the music here, but the vocals are a bit cutesy.
Avatar    Fri. 5/16/14 11:11am Guido from Cologne:

... there it was.

But i'm pretty sure on some james brown recording there is that phrase as well.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:11am Jeff Golick:

+1 on Zappa, as above...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:11am Uncle Michael:

I feel the same, Doug. I guess I just don't get a lot of the jokes...or...I think I do...but Zappa fans think I don't.

I like the music much more than the alleged "crack-ups."
Avatar    Fri. 5/16/14 11:12am Guido from Cologne:

mothers period and some later symphonic work.
  Fri. 5/16/14 11:12am Dean:

@Doug, I'm with you, but I used to love visiting a friend in Fairfield, CT, around Memorial Day, when a local radio station would devote the whole morning to Zappa. Also, Cruisin' with Ruben & the Jets really is one of the best rock records, and I love Zappa's arrangement of Stairway to Heaven.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:12am Van in DC:

Now see, only Nina Hagen could really follow this up bwaa ha ha
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 11:13am Stanley:

This sounds all a bit suspect to my modern ears
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:13am dc pat:

I'm the opposite, I like the humor but the rest is kind of elevator jazz...
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:13am Frank from VT:

Don't worry Doug, you are in a safe place.

(However, I do agree with you as well).
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 11:14am Carmichael:

Holy cow, Doug plays Zappa! Good morning, garage rockers.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:14am Doug Schulkind:

I would be cash money to see Zappa testify before the PMRC, however. Fuck you Tipper:
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:15am bobdc:

Hi Doug--Never was a Zappa cultist myself, either, but just yesterday I came across this excellent appearance he made on Mike Douglas alongside JJ Walker and Kenny Rogers:
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:15am dc pat:

...with John Denver...
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:15am still b/p:

I was not only a non-RPS player as a kid, I was a liar. My older brother was a Zappa fan and held Peaches and Regalia in high esteem. Because I heard him say so, I claimed once to also think it was great....though I was unfamiliar with it.

When certain circles would have limited Zappa exposure, they'd throw around "yellow snow" quotes 'til they'd beaten them to death.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:15am dc pat:

now THAT's a drum sound...
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:15am Doug Schulkind:

One of the things I find most attractive about Zappa's music is that I don't really dig it that much, which only draws my interest. I love obliterating my own biases.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 11:16am TR In MI:

Best Zappa for my money is the original Mothers band, especially the first 3 albums. There's something to be said for the combination of avant-garde 20th classical and greasy doo-wop.
  Fri. 5/16/14 11:16am Dean:

Precisely, Doug. Hence the immersion effect of a Memorial Day in Fairfield.
Avatar    Fri. 5/16/14 11:17am Guido from Cologne:

I'd recommend to ignore zappa fans completely if you are a newby to zappa's work.

We have a record shop over here that is a near zappa temple.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:17am Doug Schulkind:

How are you, Frank in VT?!?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:18am Uncle Michael:

I find being challenged to be hip enough to dig the irony of a classically trained composer telling dick jokes, annoying.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:18am dc pat:

zappa fans are only marginally better than dead-heads.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:18am Doug Schulkind:

Just spinning rekkids and making NEWS, Carmichael.
  Fri. 5/16/14 11:19am Dean:

Anyway, Brahms told the best dick jokes.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:19am dc pat:

yeah but the dick jokes are funny.
Avatar    Fri. 5/16/14 11:19am Guido from Cologne:

the early Mothers were for sure groundbreaking.
but in retrospect even eclipsed by some tropiclia IMHO
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:20am Doug Schulkind:

Brahms' Dick Joke Concert #2 is the best. The version by St. Martin in the Fields on Deutsche Grammaphone. Sublime!
Avatar    Fri. 5/16/14 11:21am Guido from Cologne:

... still have a deep respact for the man and the work and i'm pretty sure he actually loved the music he was satirizing ... (like DooWop, etc.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:21am Uncle Michael:

Sir Neville Mariner was out standing in his field.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:22am Brian in UK:

Just got the last sardines in the market and missed the Vilnius statue, lucky me.
  Fri. 5/16/14 11:23am Dean:

I'm partial to Furtwangler's second account of the Variations on a Dick Joke by Haydn.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:23am βrian:

Where is that academy, anyway? When I visited as a child, I fully expected to find a meadow.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:23am Doug Schulkind:

Hello and howdy, bobdc!

The comments have been scrolling by fast and furious. If I missed anybody—my apologies. Just keep throwing crap up here and I'll see it!

Sir Neville Mariner! I knew I was forgetting someone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 11:23am Carmichael:

Zappa is an outstanding jazz fusion guitarist and arranger. If only he would keep his piehole shut. He thinks he's Spike Jones sometimes, albeit without the humor.

Check out the aptly titled release, "Shut Up and Play Yer Guitar".
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:24am βrian:

Well, he's been pretty quiet of late.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 11:26am Carmichael:

Is there a statute regadring Vilnius in your country, Brian?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:27am Brian in UK:

@Uncle Michael a George Martin produced comedy retrospective?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:28am Brian in UK:

@Carmichael Can you explain his popularity in Lithuania?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:29am Uncle Michael:

Brian, that would be preferable.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:29am Doug Schulkind:

Here is a statue at the Jersey City waterfront, two blocks from WFMU:
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:30am Brian in UK:

Spare a thought for those poor Turkish miners.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:30am dc pat:

Man @Carm, I totally disagree. He was funny as hell--it's the fusion crap that I can't take. Oh well. moving on.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:30am Doug Schulkind:

Hahaha! You said statute, Carmichael. I thought you said "statue."
Avatar    Fri. 5/16/14 11:30am Guido from Cologne:

I own a very very beautiful single by Alpay,
kinda turkish surf-beat backed by a beat ballad.

Unfortunately noone could tell me something about this guy. except he's not seen so much in turk-rock context.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:31am βrian:

All music makes me think of food.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:31am dc pat:

man. That statute wins hand down as the weirdest statute ever. What did somebody in an airplane check a rifle at that guy and it hit him square in the back??
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:31am Doug Schulkind:

This Kuni Kawachi tune is the second I've played on the show today that opened with tympani.

My. Work. Is. Done.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:32am dc pat:

Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:34am Doug Schulkind:

The first track coming up in the next (and, sadly) final sequence of the show will be the FIRST RECORD EVER by one of the world's most famous musical artists. And his brothers. Can you guess who it will be??
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 11:35am Carmichael:

Trying to be wry, Doug. It fell flat, like rye instead.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:35am βrian:

Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:35am dc pat:

Michael Jackson?
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:36am dc pat:

rather the Jackson 5
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:36am Jeff Golick:

Donny Osmond?
  Fri. 5/16/14 11:37am Dean:

Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo de Silos?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:37am Uncle Michael:

Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:38am βrian:

Don't think of dog food; think of grilled fish, eaten while overlooking the Bosphorus.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:39am dc pat:

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:39am Brian in UK:

@βrian Mackeral from those floating boats at the Gate of Horn. Yum.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:40am Brian in UK:

Gate of Horn was a folk club in Chicago.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:40am Doug Schulkind:

You came in a close second.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:40am Brian in UK:

Ok Golden Horn Bluddy schizo.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:42am Doug Schulkind:

Shay, no relation to Billie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:42am Brian in UK:

Doug, could we hear the whole of Olinga one day, I know you have done bed shows afore.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:43am Brian in UK:

The weekend starts HERE.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:44am Jeff Golick:

everything you play is gonna be funky from now on?
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:46am listener james from westwood:

Did he say "bad luck and trouble" or "bad fuckin' trouble"?!
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:46am Doug Schulkind:

No, Jeff Golick, it's "gon" be funky. Huge difference.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:47am Uncle Michael:

Please plan to join me in the next room.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:48am Doug Schulkind:

Ooh, glad you remembered, Uncle Michael, because Sir Neville Mariner forgot to remind me.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:49am listener james from westwood:

Playlist already open! Otherwise I'd be in bad fuckin' trouble!
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:49am Doug Schulkind:

How high is this guy?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:50am Uncle Michael:

Sir Neville is out standing in his boat.
  Fri. 5/16/14 11:52am Dean:

Lunchtime approaches. Hmmm, how about a plate of penne Neville Marinara? (Catch the dick joke?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 11:53am thedunkel:

Good almost afternoon Mr. Drummer and other Drummer Fans!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:54am Brian in UK:

'Bach is my favourite then Palestrina' Organ Morgan.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:54am βrian:

I'm thinking felafel.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:54am Doug Schulkind:

thedunkel is here! All hail thedunkel!
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:55am Doug Schulkind:

I'm thinking "steal βrian's falefel."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 11:56am Stanley:

I gotta split
Thanks for the sounds, Doug.
Loved them
@Brian you in tomorra?
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:56am ndbob:

excellent show Doug!
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:57am βrian:

Sure thing. There'll be plenty.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:57am Uncle Michael:

Thank you for seeing me through the morning, Doug.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:57am Brian in UK:

Grilled sardines and berrichonne potatoes for tea.

Stanley. You bet, whose birthday is it tomorrow?
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:58am Doug Schulkind:

See you, Stanley! Thank you, ndbob! Yum, βrian!
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 11:58am listener james from westwood:

Not sure how you keep finding these wonders to spin each week, Doug, but damn glad you do it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 11:59am Uncle Michael:

Going long, Doug? ;-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 11:59am Stanley:

Aarrgh! You got me Brian. Not the boss?
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 12:00pm Doug Schulkind:

Three hours of Zappa and Sir Neville Mariner await you on Hinky Dinky Time. Coming up next here on the Drummer Stream:

Yup, going over, Uncle Michael. Take it out of my paycheck. Sorry.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 12:00pm northguineahills:

Thanks Doug, I thoroughly enjoyed the tunes as always!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 12:01pm Brian in UK:

Last week was belting. Ever tried Fuller's Seafarers Bitter?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 12:01pm Stanley:

Yours, of course, you be celebrating at 8am?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/16/14 12:02pm Stanley:

Beer! Here we come.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 12:02pm Jeff Golick:

Boooooooooooooo! Boo to the end of this show.

But: yay for the show. Thx, Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 12:02pm Brian in UK:

No mines in July. No fucking mines in Turkey either poor bastards.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/16/14 12:03pm Brian in UK:

Nice one Doug.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 12:03pm bobdc:

Great show as always! And always an extra pleasure to hear it live.
Avatar Fri. 5/16/14 12:04pm Van in DC:

Think I'll hang know...JUST IN CASE Nina Hagen suddenly comes on...

...okay, maybe not. NunSexMonkRock on YouTubes here I come :)

Thanks Doug!
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