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Folk; old-timey; blues; psych, avant and acid folk old and new; ambient and electronic; lots of guitar; detours elsewhere.

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Options November 22, 2014

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Artist Track Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Ryley Walker  The West Wind   Options The West Wind  Tompkins Square    0:00:00 ()
Bert Jansch  Go Your Way My Love   Options The Bert Jansch Sampler  Transatlantic    0:04:46 ()
Bob Carpenter  Gypsy Boy   Options Silent Passage  No Quarter    0:09:00 ()
Eric Landry  Out of the Blue   Options Native North America, Vol. 1: Aboriginal Folk, Rock, and Country 1966-1985 (V/A)  Light in the Attic    0:13:27 ()
Havenstreet  Suspended Animation   Options The End of the Line  Sommor    0:17:05 ()
Sylvie Simmons  The Rose You Left Me   Options Sylvie  Light in the Attic    0:19:30 ()
Robert Lester Folsom  Oblivion   Options Ode to a Rainy Day: Archives 1972-1975  Kemado    0:24:07 ()
Howard Eynon  Good Time Songs   Options So What If I'm Standing in Apricot Jam  Earth    0:24:37 ()
Bob Dylan and The Band  Johnny Todd   Options The Bootleg Series Vol. 11: The Basement Tapes Raw  Columbia    0:29:10 ()
Kevin Morby  All of My Life   Options Still Life  Woodsist    0:32:47 ()
Keith Sykes  Pipeline Welder   Options 1-2-3  Vanguard    0:34:39 ()
Willie Dunn  Son of the Sun   Options Native North America, Vol. 1: Aboriginal Folk, Rock, and Country 1966-1985 (V/A)  Light in the Attic    0:37:53 ()
Joan Shelley  River Low   Options Electric Ursa  No Quarter    0:41:50 ()
Caroline Rose  Shepherd   Options I Will Not Be Afraid  Little Hi!    0:45:01 ()
Caitlin Canty  Every Day   Options Golden Hour  Caitlin Canty    0:50:12 ()
Lucinda Williams  Compassion   Options Where the Spirit Meets the Bone  Highway 20    0:54:41 ()
 
Vashti Bunyan  Timothy Grub   Options Just Another Diamond Day  Spinney    1:08:04 ()
June Tabor  Young Waters   Options Airs and Graces  Antilles    1:11:06 ()
Meic Stevens  Love Owed   Options Ghost Town  Tenth Planet    1:16:12 ()
Heron  Through Time   Options Upon Reflection: The Dawn Anthology  Castle Music    1:19:07 ()
Tudor Lodge  Madeline   Options Tudor Lodge  Zap    1:22:48 ()
Anne Briggs  I Thought I Saw You Again   Options Sing a Song for You      1:26:33 ()
Nick Drake  'Cello Song   Options Five Leaves Left  Hannibal    1:30:09 ()
Trees   Glasgerion   Options The Garden of Jane Delawney  Decal    1:34:53 ()
Fairport Convention  Autopsy   Options Unhalfbricking  Hannibal    1:40:06 ()
Miriam Backhouse  Long Lankin   Options Gypsy Without a Road  Vinyl Tap    1:44:27 ()
Sweeney's Men  Willie O' Winsbury   Options Sweeney's Men  Transatlantic    1:48:33 ()
Vashti Bunyan  Brother   Options Lookaftering      1:53:27 ()
 
 
Vashti Bunyan live on WFMU recorded October 27, 2014
Vashti Bunyan  Across the Water   Options Heartleap  DiChristina    2:00:32 ()
Vashti Bunyan  (interview)   Options (live on WFMU)    Her recordings: Just Another Diamond Day (1970); Lookaftering (2005); Heartleap (2014). Her website: http://www.anotherday.co.uk/ As mentioned, her story leads off Rob Young's great book about the UK music scene of that time, "Electric Eden". Review here: https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/rob-young/electric-eden/ (An absolutely essential book for anyone interested in the genre and the time period.)  2:04:20 ()
Vashti Bunyan  Rose Hip November   Options Just Another Diamond Day  Spinney    2:55:40 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Sat. 11/22/14 6:08am Guido from Cologne:

Good morning Jeffrey!
When will the Vashti interview be up?
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 6:14am BEAVO:

Good morning. Bob Carpenter interesting, lived in voice.
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 6:15am Jeffrey Davison:

Vashti interview will air in the 8-9:00 hour. It runs about 51 minutes.
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 6:15am ghostofpeterfalk:

Good morning Jeffrey. Great start to your show. Very much looking forward to Vashti Bunyan. I lived in Scotland for 12 years and saw her play in Glasgow in early 2007. Her speaking and singing voice give me shivers. A beautiful new record too. Enjoy your conversation.
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 6:15am Sem Chumbo:

Good morning, Jeffrey and GfC. Hiya, BeaVo. Diggin' the show's lovely start.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 11/22/14 6:22am Brian in UK:

Hello Jeffrey. What-ho Sem, gopf (I have a Peugeot too, the electronics are ghostly).
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 6:28am Sem Chumbo:

Hiya, Brian. Heigh-ho, Heigh-ho, I suppose. Peugot? The French ought to stick to cheese, it is sufficiently anarchic without building motor cars.
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 6:32am BEAVO:

Got the complete set of Basement Tapes, great stuff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 11/22/14 6:35am Brian in UK:

The car is great just the electronics. I turn the ignition on, it reads 'electronic ignition failure. Put the handbrake on 'Brake fluid low' Not a good selling point. It has done 180,000 miles though.
@BEAVO is it worth the admission fee? Any Danko singing?
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 6:54am Sem Chumbo:

I truly hate electronics in cars.Give me a ride which can be repaired with spit, baling wiring and inspired invective.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 11/22/14 6:57am Brian in UK:

Lucinda's voice is taking some getting used to on this album.
I always associated Compassion with her early work. This is one of her Dad's poems set to music.
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 6:58am BEAVO:

There is a Danko lead vocal version of One too Many Mornings. And a lot of backing vocals. I thought I had about everything on boots for years but there is quite a bit more not mentioned in the books. The sound quality is improved. Except the extra disc. Which is the rawer stuff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 11/22/14 7:06am Brian in UK:

Thanks BEAVO.
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 7:25am TDK60:

Good to be here this late November morn; looking forward to the Vashti B. interview.
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 7:32am TDK60:

Briggs and Drake. Of course!
  Sat. 11/22/14 7:33am Mark:

That Nick Drake one is an old favorite of mine. I have to say, "Shrunken Planet" is one of my favorite shows, week in and week out. This is the right vibe for early Saturday morning (or VERY late Friday night) for me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 11/22/14 7:37am dale:

loving this set. never heard of tudor lodge before.
  Sat. 11/22/14 7:38am Alan Clark:

Lovely mix of sounds - for a Saturday lunchtime in Borehamwood, near London
  Sat. 11/22/14 7:41am Mark:

You're not the Alan Clark from the Hollies, are you?!
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 7:42am TDK60:

...And the Trees, June Tabor, Fairport C. all sound great. A real British Isles feel here this cold NYC day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 11/22/14 7:47am dale:

has renaissance, either relf version or second iteration seen any love on this show?
  Sat. 11/22/14 7:47am Alan Clark:

No, not that one I'm afraid. His surname is Clarke with an e. I'm not the keyboard player for Dire Straits either I'm afraid. My only claim to fame is as a punk poet on Tyneside see http:/www.apclark.com
  Sat. 11/22/14 7:48am jlowe:

cold morning here in N.Y....beautiful set, especially loving Miriam....her voice stands out...the emotion...k haven't had my 2nd cup of you know what
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 11/22/14 7:49am Brian in UK:

Hello Alan, I am in Watford. Miserable day, good music.
  Sat. 11/22/14 7:50am Mark:

Knew you weren't him, Alan--just messing with you. Your site is cool, btw.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 11/22/14 7:51am Brian in UK:

@jlowe Grog?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 11/22/14 7:53am dale:

there was a female version of this on one of your premiums. love this song, sad, deep...
  Sat. 11/22/14 7:53am jlowe:

Brian, groggy yes...: )
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 8:02am TDK60:

Checked your site, Alan C. Interesting. Among other things, you're anti-nuke; me too. Recall when they used to call us "kooks"?
  Sat. 11/22/14 8:04am Mark:

He seems like a very cool, interesting fellow TDK. We have a lot in common. Yes, we were kooks--then the Japanese built a nuclear reactor on a fault line on the shores of the Pacific. What could go wrong? No more sushi for me. (I preferred TDK90's myself--one album per side.)
  Sat. 11/22/14 8:06am Alan Clark:

Vashti Bunyan's renaissance in the UK began when her music was used in a mobile phone advert on TV in 2006. She's officially a Geordie as she was born in Newcastle on Tyne, although she only lived there for six months
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 11/22/14 8:08am Sullivan Ballou:

Nice surprise this interview Jeff! Many thanks! You have a great interview style too btw.
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 8:08am highlowe:

love hearing Vashti
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 8:12am TDK60:

Mark: Oh, I like 90 min. too. Yeah, two albums can fit if not too long, like many albums since CDs went up to 60-, 75 min. 60 min. are good for short mix tapes, eh? Also do like 90 min. mix tapes.
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 8:17am TDK60:

Are there still Travellers in England?
  Sat. 11/22/14 8:17am Alan Clark:

I got heavily involved in the antinuke movement in the UK in the late 70s/early 80s. I protesed about the Torness power station, but I was also in the CND, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmanent. I had a lot of nightmares about a nuclear attack. I guess many of us did - including Bob Dylan of course.
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 8:19am TDK60:

Alan, yes there were many UK punk songs about nukes-- both nuke power and bombs. Also pop; recall XTC's 'Living Through Another Cuba'?
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 8:24am Sem Chumbo:

Gotta hand it to Jeffrey. Well prepared, not intrusive. It is almost like he has done this before:-D.
Wonderful entirely. Thanks.
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 8:27am TDK60:

Great interview; off to work, will check the rest later via archive.
  Sat. 11/22/14 8:28am Alan Clark:

I do recall some XTC songs, but not that one. My real introduction to the subject was seeing 'The War Game' , a film by Pater Watkins which was banned by the BBC, but shown on the alternative cinema circuit. Watkins' work is still controversial. Did you ever see 'Punishment Park', shot in the desert in California?
  Sat. 11/22/14 8:33am Moe:

saw Vashti play at the old South Paw in brooklyn, great show... love the interview...
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 8:35am Jeffrey Davison:

Great little club, Southpaw. Not sure why they closed, but there are now several music venues in Park Slope.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 11/22/14 8:41am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...more of why the other online streams just have to wait...
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 8:49am tØɗɗ:

Good morning Lysergic Dromedary
  Sat. 11/22/14 8:50am Moe:

bert jansch played southpaw... they had a knack for booking english "folk" musicians... richard thompson...
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 8:52am MaryBrunnerSociety:

When you interview someone, try to let them talk more than you. And stop interrupting them!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 11/22/14 8:52am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

(...ey-oop JazzKraken...)
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 8:53am Sem Chumbo:

@ tØɗɗ: a simple "hello, Dali" would suffice. Good morning to you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 11/22/14 8:55am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...huh - I was just thinking DJ JD has a unique Interview style here - an interesting compare/contrast to say Terry Gross - 50+ minutes very conversational - not like Interviews I hear anywhere else I can point right to top of my head...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 11/22/14 8:55am Brian in UK:

No substitute for a live performance.
  Sat. 11/22/14 8:56am Mr C:

Congratulations on interview with Vashti Bunyan....what a delightful surprise to wake to today. Big fan of hers.
  Sat. 11/22/14 8:56am LTM:

Thanks for this wonderful interview!
Avatar    Sat. 11/22/14 8:57am Guido from Cologne:

Fun listening.
Thank you Jeffrey!
Avatar Sat. 11/22/14 8:57am tØɗɗ:

great interview..now to play with a (WFMU) suggested toy. weatherfortheblind.org
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