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Options September 1, 2014: Every morning, every evening. Ain't we got fun?

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Artist Track Album Label New Approx. start time
R.E.M.  The Finest Worksong   Options Document  IRS    0:00:00 ()
The Mekons  Work All Week   Options The Quality of Mercy is not Strnen  Virgin    0:03:29 ()
Sonic Youth  Swimsuit Issue   Options Dirty  Geffen    0:07:04 ()
Os Mutantes  Panis et Circenses   Options Os Mutantes  Polydor    0:09:55 ()
Lee Dorsey  Working in a Coal Mine   Options The New Lee Dorsey  Sundazed    0:13:16 ()
The Specials  Maggie's Farm   Options The Singles Collection  Chrysalis    0:16:15 ()
Pulp  Common People   Options Different Class  Island    0:19:32 ()
Marva Whitney  You Got to Have a Job (If You Don't Work, You Can't Eat)   Options James Brown's Original Funky Divas  Polydor    0:25:17 ()
 
The Valentine Brothers  Money's too Tight to Mention   Options G.I. Disco (V/A)  BBE    0:39:47 ()
Gwen Guthrie  Ain't Nothin' Goin' on but the Rent   Options Number 1s: Dance      0:45:12 ()
Aloe Blacc  I Need a Dollar   Options Good Things  Stones Throw    0:52:24 ()
The Clash  Career Opportunities   Options The Clash  CBS Records    0:56:45 ()
Roy Orbison  Working for the Man   Options The Essential Roy Orbison  Monument/Orbison/Legacy    0:58:18 ()
 
Spoon  Rent I Pay   Options They Want My Soul  Loma Vista / Republic  *   1:13:17 ()
The Who   Bell Boy   Options Quadrophenia (Deluxe Edition)  Geffen    1:16:09 ()
The Slits  Spend, Spend, Spend   Options Cut  Universal Music    1:21:01 ()
Marianne Faithfull  Working Class Hero   Options Broken English  Island    1:24:20 ()
Nina Simone  Work Song   Options Nina Simone Anthology: The Colpix Years  Rhino    1:28:57 ()
Samuel Gompers  Labor's Service to Freedom   Options EarthStation1.com      1:31:34 ()
Van & Schenck  Ain't We Got Fun   Options The Romantic Age of the 1920s      1:32:05 ()
They Might Be Giants  Minimum Wage   Options Flood  Elektra    1:35:06 ()
Okkervil River  Money Changes Everything   Options Golden Opportunities 3  No Label    1:36:13 ()
Bruce Springsteen  Atlantic City   Options Nebraska  Columbia    1:39:20 ()
 
God Help the Girl  God Help the Girl   Options God Help the Girl: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack  Milan  *   1:49:41 ()
Literature  Court/Date   Options Chorus  Slumberland  *   1:52:05 ()
Sloan  You've Got a Lot on Your Mind   Options Commonwealth  Yep Roc  *   1:54:46 ()
The Soup Dragons  Pleasantly Surprised   Options C86: Deluxe 3-CD Edition (V/A)  Cherry Red  *   1:57:59 ()
Parquet Courts  What Color is Blood?   Options Sunbathing Animal  What's Your Rupture?  *   2:00:30 ()
Courtney Barnett  Avant Gardener   Options The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas  Mom + Pop  *   2:03:49 ()
Lewis  Cool Night in Paris   Options L'Amour  Light in the Attic  *   2:09:01 ()
Money  Letter to Yesterday   Options The Shadow of Heaven  Bella Union  *   2:12:02 ()
 
Timber Timbre  Curtains?!   Options Hot Dreams  Arts & Crafts  *   2:27:13 ()
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds  Red Right Hand   Options Let Love In  Mute / Elektra    2:30:58 ()
Kate Bush  Wuthering Heights   Options The Whole Story  EMI    2:36:50 ()
Dan Melchior und Das Menace  A Wizard Doesn't Need a Computer   Options Hunger  Castle Face  *   2:41:34 ()
Owen Maercks  Asleep and Awake   Options Teenage Sex Therapist  Feeding Tube  *   2:44:27 ()
Vic Pitts and the Cheaters  Down by the River   Options The Lost Tapes  Secret Stash  *   2:48:41 ()
 

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 12:04am sugarwolf:

hi!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 12:05am Therese:

Ssssugarwolf! Hello!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 9/1/14 12:06am BadGuyZero))):

Rabbit rabbit. Happy new month! And happy Labor Day music set!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 12:06am JakeGould:

I sense a theme. Hello!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 12:07am JakeGould:

“Men at Work“
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 12:07am Skirkie:

Long live the proletariat
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 12:09am northguineahills:

Man, early REM and midperiod SY, you're hitting the hits!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 9/1/14 12:11am Ken From Hyde Park:

When Bethany comes on in 20 hours, she'll play some "works" by some great composers.
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:11am r i s k y:

DADDYS HOME!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 12:14am JakeGould:

Coal mine. What about those guys stuck in a gold mine?
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:16am r i s k y:

Therese please tell me you have off tomorrow?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 12:17am sugarwolf:

Every time I've been asked at work "do you work here" I keep forgetting to quote the Art School Girls of Doom. "Yeah I'm working it. FIERCELY"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 12:21am sugarwolf:

oh I have been listening to Pulp a lot lately....
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:21am Steve-O:

Hi there, Therese! I hope you enjoyed the last day of the (calendar) summer.....and I hope you're having a good Labor Day so far. =)
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:23am r i s k y:

Glenn Jones and Xray played Sonic Youth's Carpenters cover of 'Loving you' AND they played the William Shatner cover of this Pulp track.

Go Therese, the radiowave fader invader!
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:25am P-90:

Welcome to Labor day, Therese and everybody!
The Pulp original is still even better than the Bill Shatner/Ben Folds version...
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 12:28am Lonely Planet Boy:

I'm loving listening live since I have Monday off. It's a rare treat.
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:28am rw:

It's still August here. I'm holding on as long as possible.
Hello e'rybody!
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:28am ScottC:

@Risky That's what I call a long day ( I've been along for the ride too ) When they say "Labor day Week-End" they really mean "Labor Day Week- End"...
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:30am rw:

Always wondered what would happen if I didn't work. Maceo!!!
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:31am r i s k y:

@ScottC word that up the flagpole.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 9/1/14 12:31am BadGuyZero))):

It's almost Labor Day here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 12:32am JakeGould:

Labor day in NJ means what exactly?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 12:33am JakeGould:

Here ya go! www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 9/1/14 12:37am BadGuyZero))):

Maybe they don't have to pay publishing royalties if the words are different.
Avatar Mon. 9/1/14 12:37am Mary Wing:

Offer me sweaters, offer me blouses, and I decline. :-)
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:38am jonathan valdez:

ah dang. just tuned in. bummed i missed "common people"
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:38am r i s k y:

Wakka wakka bing bong
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:38am rw:

I think I heard Amanda Nazario sing along with that one word for word one time on air. You might ask her.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 9/1/14 12:39am BadGuyZero))):

For those about to strike...

WE SALUTE YOU!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 12:40am JakeGould:

Amanda makes up words herself right? I recall her doing that to that Tom T. Hall “I like ducks, I hate dreams.” song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 9/1/14 12:40am Ken From Hyde Park:

Let's show them all and not go into work on Tuesday, either. Nyah!
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:41am ScottC:

I know the Bay Area has nothing on NY but that "Common People" song illustrates exactly what is going on in San Francisco right now - thanks Google! a bigger collection of asswipes I have never seen...
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:41am r i s k y:

That bed must is ultra snooze worthy.
This is jammin though yowwwww!
Avatar Mon. 9/1/14 12:41am cbk:

hello Therese. I have seen soooo many different words posted as the lyrics to End Of The World. Does Stipe even remember them? : )
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:42am rw:

Ken FHP what if I'm self employed?
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:42am Steve-O:

Yeah, I've heard about Market Basket, and I agree with ya, Therese! If they had any here in Texas, I would definitely shop there. Kudos to Mr. Demoulas, and all the workers who took a stand for labor! =)
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:42am Steve-O:

Hey! I remember this song from one of Mary Wing's marathon shows from 2012....that was awesome. =)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 12:43am JakeGould:

ScottC, that junk is happening in Brooklyn as well. I moved from “yuppie” Brooklyn to “working class” Brooklyn & it’s like another planet.
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:44am Eric the Half a Bee:

All those years I suspected the Simply Red version wasn't the original, and finally tracking this down. Gets down and funks it up!
Avatar Mon. 9/1/14 12:45am Mary Wing:

Wow, good memory, Steve-O! I love this song!
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:49am ScottC:

@JakeGould I tried to find shelter in the East Bay and they followed me...like a mold. The funny thing is they are so smug and I think to myself "just wait until they send your irrelevant little time-slot-filling job to Mumbai and see how you survive. Me? downsized 7years ago - self-employed now I'm doing OK living by my wits!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 12:50am JakeGould:

I feel fairly safe now in Bay Ridge. I have a feeling I might be the first of many gentrifiers in the future. But that is a long way off. The 2-3 block area around my place is Hookah bar & laundromat city. And that is not changing any time soon. Some comfort in that.
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 12:53am Lonely Planet Boy:

Gwen's percussion soundin' great.
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:53am P-90:

I hear that hookah bar/laundromats are the next big thing
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:56am rw:

Therese, loving the work theme. Excellent picks. Grooving along while working from home.
  Mon. 9/1/14 12:58am rw:

My neighborhood hookah bar just closed. Laundromat's still going strong though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 12:59am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

BillyBragg: ...'I had this guitar that only made one sound - but ! - it was the sound of TheClash's 1st album !'...
  Mon. 9/1/14 1:01am RCinMT:

"not" workin for the man (but f'in great!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 1:02am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...more like Werkin' for the Woman ? - right RC
...I think of Minutemen's cover of 'Don't Look Now' - & have I heard CCR's original (Live?) much - now that I think of it ?
Avatar Mon. 9/1/14 1:04am cbk:

I dont know much. Theres only three things that I actualy really know. But I know them really really well....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 9/1/14 1:04am BadGuyZero))):

What happened to the squeaky chair?
  Mon. 9/1/14 1:06am P-90:

"Cardinal Fang, put that DJ in the.......SQUEAKY CHAIR!"
Avatar    Mon. 9/1/14 1:07am Hoboken Jack:

We heard "Mean Woman Blues" by Mr. Orbison, first recorded by the King himself, Elvis Presley.
Avatar Mon. 9/1/14 1:09am cbk:

I used to work with a guy named Ted Milliken. Every time I read his name on his time card I said. Dead Milkmen....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 9/1/14 1:13am BadGuyZero))):

I just saw a photo of a cat eating spaghetti and I can't stop laughing.
  Mon. 9/1/14 1:14am coalhard:

Don't forget to listen to "working in the coal mine" on DEVO'S New Traditionalists on 1981 album everyone!
  Mon. 9/1/14 1:16am coalhard:

never mind I see that's been covered
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 1:18am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

◉ WH♂ ◉
  Mon. 9/1/14 1:21am TEMPE DAVE:

g'day Therese. Tempe Dave from Sydney OZ here requesting Eddy Current Suppression Ring from Melbourne OZ. please. cheers. enjoy your Labour Day Yankees ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 9/1/14 1:23am BadGuyZero))):

The photo of the cat eating spaghetti: twitter.com...
Avatar    Mon. 9/1/14 1:24am Hoboken Jack:

Just read a really nice interview w/ Viv of the Slits in MOJO
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 1:24am JakeGould:

Pasghetti Cat!
  Mon. 9/1/14 1:24am P-90:

An italian cat if ever I saw one
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 1:26am Therese:

Spaghetti!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 1:26am JakeGould:

Nah, that cat might go to “Olive Garden.”
Avatar Mon. 9/1/14 1:26am Tome:

SpEcTaCuLaR Show Therese ! ! indeed ..
Avatar Mon. 9/1/14 1:26am cbk:

Really? Spahetti Cat.... I guess Darwin did get it wrong after all. : )
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 1:27am JakeGould:

I just ate some fancy Italian olive rolls. So they you go cat!
  Mon. 9/1/14 1:28am P-90:

That's NO Olive Garden posercat. Trust me.
  Mon. 9/1/14 1:28am rw:

OK JakeGould. Let's see the photo.
  Mon. 9/1/14 1:29am TEMPE DAVE:

oh, and meant to say - fantastic playlist!! (for Mon afternoon pottering about the house in first day of Spring sunny Sydney). thank you kindly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 1:33am JakeGould:

No rw. It’s not a cute GIF of me eating anything.
  Mon. 9/1/14 1:35am P-90:

That cat would love my homemade Miaorinara sauce
Avatar Mon. 9/1/14 1:38am cbk:

Though...Hungry Kittens would probably eat their own poop, if you put marinara sauce on it. I know I would. Yum : P
  Mon. 9/1/14 1:39am rw:

Miao-ri-nara. Nice. Complete with Italian spelling... impressive.
  Mon. 9/1/14 1:41am rw:

My dog would eat that shit for sure.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 1:43am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...only Mayor Miaorinara knew where the bodies were buried - & he never told...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 9/1/14 1:47am BadGuyZero))):

"Money Changes Everything" was written by Tom Gray of The Brains, who recorded the original version in 1978. #InterwebsSearchResult
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 9/1/14 1:49am BadGuyZero))):

There's still three more months of summer in Texas.
  Mon. 9/1/14 1:53am rw:

Not ready for summer to end! Labor Day starts in an hour and 10 min here!
Avatar    Mon. 9/1/14 1:55am Hoboken Jack:

The quality of this Literature track is improving the odds I'll go see them at Cake Shop in a couple of weeks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 1:55am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

(...Paskiggy thinks: ...the trouble w/ Italian food is - five or six days later, yer just hungry again...)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 1:57am JakeGould:

If summer is over, this autumn is awfully sweaty.
  Mon. 9/1/14 1:57am rw:

I mean an hour and seven minutes... an hour and two minutes.
  Mon. 9/1/14 1:59am rw:

I know nobody cares, but yesterday I sweated more than I had in years.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 9/1/14 1:59am BadGuyZero))):

@Hoboken Jack: You absolutely should go see Literature. They are great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 9/1/14 2:00am BadGuyZero))):

Yes! The Soup Dragons when they were good!
Avatar    Mon. 9/1/14 2:01am Hoboken Jack:

thanks Bad Guy! I saw them do a short set at NYC Popfest, when? Last year? Two years ago?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 2:11am JakeGould:

The Soup Dragons are very 1980s-1990s.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 2:14am JakeGould:

Yesterday was so hot my local dumpy laundromat turned off the lights to handle the AC.
  Mon. 9/1/14 2:15am rw:

I need to purchase a copy of that Lewis LP for my friend Ernest he would like.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 9/1/14 2:16am BadGuyZero))):

The first Soup Dragons thing I heard was a compilation of their singles called "Hang Ten" that Sire released in the U.S. around 1987/88. Those songs are so good. They reminded me of The Buzzcocks so I was hooked right away.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 2:17am JakeGould:

I remember their cover of “I’m Free” and a press even I went to at the Hard Rock Cafe on 57th with them and “James.”
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 2:23am JakeGould:

Therese, I paid to see the “Charlatans U.K.” play at the Marquee in Chelsea back in the day. We all have our 1990s shame.
Avatar Mon. 9/1/14 2:23am Joe B:

Hi Therese
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 2:28am Therese:

Hi Joe!
Avatar Mon. 9/1/14 2:29am ! I X Key !:

?! INTERROBANG ?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 2:29am Therese:

Jake- I will see your Charlatans UK and raise you Jesus Jones.
Avatar Mon. 9/1/14 2:29am ! I X Key !:

I love this weekly WFMU DJ
Avatar Mon. 9/1/14 2:29am ! I X Key !:

!
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Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 2:30am Therese:

Wikipedia backs me up! en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 2:32am JakeGould:

Therese, I have vivid memories of driving down the BQE with friends heading to South Street Seaport, gal wants to play “Jesus Jones” and I am just saying, “Get this off!” and her saying, “Why do you hate them? They just want to have fun!” Yup. We have our shame. Also, “Many people are unfamiliar with the interrobang, and would be puzzled when first seeing it…” DUH!
Avatar    Mon. 9/1/14 2:33am Hoboken Jack:

TO me, more impressive than Therese's correct use of "interrobang" was the callback to earlier in the back-announcing with "There's punctuation in the title." I LOL'd, though maybe I'm just loopy at this hour.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 9/1/14 2:33am BadGuyZero))):

Nice song pairing!
Avatar Mon. 9/1/14 2:34am ! I X Key !:

!
  Mon. 9/1/14 2:34am GeesyCreesy:

Ditto @BadGuyZero)))'s comment
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 2:35am JakeGould:

Will there math? Because I work with computers but mainly deal with logic & systems. And have been doing it long enough to say, “Guys, seriously… I am quite bad at math.” Because I am.
Avatar Mon. 9/1/14 2:37am ! I X Key !:

i support you @jg
  Mon. 9/1/14 2:38am rw:

Thank you for the info Therese. Just ordered that Lewis LP.
Loving the show. Always love the show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 2:39am JakeGould:

Yo, Kate Bush now has ELEVEN charting records thanks to her concerts. Amazing. www.officialcharts.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 2:40am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

The Cave Produced by a Tony Cohen :
en.wikipedia.org...
...I were curious.
...gotten quite bad @ math because let machines do even the simplest - but is that just changing times ? (/!) ...
  Mon. 9/1/14 2:41am Slow guy:

Uncanny -- I stumbled onto a glorious super-slowdown of this Kate Bush song just a few days ago. 36 minutes well spent: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsXhtJ9BTJA
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 2:46am JakeGould:

Logic & math are two different things. Which is why I have now taken to tossing $10 or $20 on a table when splitting a check because I can’t even anymore. I can’t.
Avatar Mon. 9/1/14 2:48am ! I X Key !:

I love watches at least 36 minutes long, so there's enough time for some information to begin
  Mon. 9/1/14 2:48am P-90:

The large-scale success of Kate B's shows gives me hope that she'll come to New York...
  Mon. 9/1/14 2:49am rw:

Good night everybody. I'm awake, but I'm asleep.
I may need to order this record too. Maybe tomorrow.
  Mon. 9/1/14 2:51am rw:

Thanks again Therese!
Avatar Mon. 9/1/14 2:52am ! I X Key !:

The human brain just loses its capability for math after the height of capacity for that late teens ish & that's all there's no hope unless you happen to be one of the 9 people in the world with the highest IQs, in which case good on ya

!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 2:54am JakeGould:

I remember when I was 9 and could quote exact times and dates of things that happened in school. Made me really popular… Not really.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 2:55am JakeGould:

Anyone else here know of the comic, “Megahex?” This book video from Spain makes nice use of Kate Bush. It’s also funny. vimeo.com...
  Mon. 9/1/14 2:57am Steve-O:

Alright, well, this was a great show tonight, as usual, Therese. Enjoy your Labor Day, everybody! =)
  Mon. 9/1/14 2:58am P-90:

Thanks so much Therese!!! Always Primo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/1/14 2:58am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- yeah Thx LadyT
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 9/1/14 2:58am BadGuyZero))):

Have a great week, everyone! See you back here next time.
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