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Who knew Lucifer wore polka dot undies?

Artist Track Album Label Approx. start time
Lee Morgan  Yes I Can, No You Can't (edit)   Options The Gigolo  Blue Note  0:00:00 ()
George Russell  Blues in Orbit   Options Blues in Orbit  Filton  0:03:29 ()
Charlie Hunter & Scott Amendola  Not Getting Behind is the New Getting Ahead   Options Not Getting Behind is the New Getting Ahead  Charlie Hunter Music  0:10:50 ()
The Clean  The Blue   Options Vehicle  Flying Nun  0:14:32 ()
Barrence Whitfield & the Savages  Blackjack   Options Dig Thy Savage Soul  Bloodshot  0:16:35 ()
Tan Sleeve  I'm the Fly   Options 2008 demo  Lane Steinberg  0:17:58 ()
 
Wayne Shorter  Yes or No   Options Juju  Blue Note  0:25:27 ()
Mark Ronson (ft. Bruno Mars)  Uptown Funk   Options Uptown Funk  Sunny Music  0:31:36 ()
Savage Aural Hotbed  Re-bar-imbau   Options The Unified Pounding Theory  Innova  0:36:02 ()
Professor Elemental  Outside the Box   Options The Giddy Limit  Tea Sea Records  0:40:31 ()
 
Dead Cat Bounce  Far from the Matty Crowd   Options Chance Episodes  Cuneiform  0:44:44 ()
Turn Me on Dead Man  Apocalypse Rock   Options God Bless the Electric Freak  Alternative Tentacles  0:53:00 ()
Bruce Lash  Philosophy of the World   Options Sad Sack  Bruce Lash  0:57:26 ()
 
Charles Ives  Four Transcriptions from "Emerson" No. 1   Options Ives Plays Ives  CRI  2:00:15 ()
 
Freddie Hubbard  Weaver of Dreams   Options Karioka  Blue Note  2:12:52 ()
Mr. Griddles  Grand Central   Options Around the World with Mr. Griddles  Skin and Barrel Music  2:18:59 ()
Jimmy Giuffre  Off Center   Options The Easy Way  Verve  2:24:05 ()
unidentified calypsonian (maybe Bedasse?)  Donkey Race   Options Caribbean Rhythms  Smithsonian Folkways   2:28:28 ()
Skeeter Davis  What Does It Take (To Keep A Man Like You Satisfied)   Options The Essential Skeeter Davis  RCA Victor  2:30:37 ()
 
Dirty Dozen Brass Band  Inside Straight   Options ... and Half a Dirty Dozen of Another!  Columbiyer Rekkids  2:36:17 ()
Union (Brian Torff, bass)  Willow Weep for Me   Options State of the Union  Naim  2:41:45 ()
The Byrds  If You're Gone   Options Turn, Turn, Turn!  Columbia  2:46:59 ()
The Wind  Something to Do Nothing About   Options Re-Wind  Lane Steinberg  2:49:16 ()
Jason Karaban  What Do You Say (To That)   Options Shift  Ascend  2:51:51 ()
Wondermints  Another Way   Options Mind If We Make Love To You  Image  2:55:04 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 3:02pm rrg:

That looks more like a diaper.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 2/11/15 3:04pm Polyus:

Hide your shame, O Dark Lord.
Avatar    Wed. 2/11/15 3:05pm Sem Chumbo:

Hell is 4 years late for your manicure,
and finding a hat with horn holes. Hiya, Irwin, and all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 3:10pm common:

horn holes! good un, sem!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 2/11/15 3:12pm redkayak:

Hey all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 2/11/15 3:13pm redkayak:

Not Getting Behind is the New Getting Ahead - ain't that the truth.....
  Wed. 2/11/15 3:13pm Mark:

You know, a little jazz wouldn't kill this station now and then. Nice set so far, Irwin. Big fan of your show in general.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 3:14pm rrg:

"In general"? Faint praise, I call that.
  Wed. 2/11/15 3:17pm V Priceless:

Yo Irwin!
  Wed. 2/11/15 3:17pm Mark:

Allow me to clarify, then: In addition to liking this particular set, I always like Irwin's show.
  Wed. 2/11/15 3:19pm Mark:

Demo, my ass. This m/f/ is number one with a bullett!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 3:20pm rrg:

Hey, I'm just funnin' you, Mark.
  Wed. 2/11/15 3:20pm Mark:

I wouldn't want Irwin to feel less than 100% loved.
  Wed. 2/11/15 3:24pm Rocco:

He never used the word "lied"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 2/11/15 3:27pm Ike:

I was worried you were going somewhere political with that, but you swerved off course nicely. Groovy, old pal, groovy. √√√
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 3:28pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Wayne 'Polkadot' Shorter - helluva way w/ a hornhole...yessir...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 3:29pm rrg:

In defense of Brian Williams: human memory is provably fallible and also malleable in ways that most people may not realize. It's entirely possible, maybe even likely, that he really is misremembering and not "lying" (for which he's been pilloried and his life destroyed).

I'm no special fan or friend of the man one way or another. I'm just sayin'.
  Wed. 2/11/15 3:32pm Rocco:

@rrg: you're lying
Avatar Wed. 2/11/15 3:34pm MenfussMike:

first #1 song recorded in Memphis since 1976. Give you a beer if you know the song from 1976
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 3:36pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...w/ or w/out hornholes - Satan apparently shares the acorn headware w/ other supernatural figures: media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 3:36pm efd:

I'll guess either "Love Rollercoaster" or "Play That Funky Music."
  Wed. 2/11/15 3:36pm ?:

I had to google it, and now I wish I did not know the answer . . .
Avatar Wed. 2/11/15 3:37pm MenfussMike:

haha ? I know right.
Avatar Wed. 2/11/15 3:38pm MenfussMike:

It also shared a Peoples Choice Award with KISS's Beth for song of the year.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 3:43pm rrg:

What is this music over which you are speaking, Mr. DJ?
Avatar    Wed. 2/11/15 3:45pm Irwin:

Moondog - "Caribea" (looped)
  Wed. 2/11/15 3:46pm Laura L:

Who you callin' looped.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 3:47pm rrg:

Ah. Thank you. In retrospect it had to be either Moondog or...I don't know, maybe some old European 78 from the 1930s.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 3:47pm rrg:

Loopin' Lizards, it's Laura L. Hi, LL.
Avatar    Wed. 2/11/15 3:48pm Irwin:

Moondog recorded "Caribea" in 1956. He did make some 78s, but I don't know if those Prestige tracks originally appeared in that format.
Avatar    Wed. 2/11/15 3:53pm Irwin:

This one's for Laura!
  Wed. 2/11/15 3:55pm Laura L:

Hi RRG--and thanks for this Apocalypse, Irwin!
  Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 3:58pm Garth:

Nice cover!
  Wed. 2/11/15 3:59pm Flubby:

OMG WHERE CAN I FIND THIS COVER! I LOVE IT!
Avatar    Wed. 2/11/15 3:59pm Irwin:

Don't know. Got it from Bruce 15 yrs ago. Must be on the web somewhere.
  Wed. 2/11/15 4:00pm Robert:

Yeah, you can actually hear what they're singing on this one! ;-)
  Wed. 2/11/15 4:01pm Robert:

(Sorry, Shags.)
  Wed. 2/11/15 4:10pm Robert:

Onion loaf? Is that like onion board? Or a block of French fried onions?
Avatar Wed. 2/11/15 4:18pm V Priceless:

oy - thanx for sharing, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 4:39pm Carmichael:

OK, finally made it to the big shoe, fer chrissakes. I shall be in perusal mode for some minutes.
  Wed. 2/11/15 4:41pm Bob:

Spayed or neutered? Choose wisely.
  Wed. 2/11/15 4:50pm Flubby:

Ugh. This is depressing.
  Wed. 2/11/15 4:51pm Robert:

Flubby, superficially it's a morose tale, but I've LOL thru most of it.
Avatar    Wed. 2/11/15 4:53pm Irwin:

How about "grim," Flubby. Does "grim" apply?
  Wed. 2/11/15 4:53pm Bob:

Hang in there. The pay off at the end is uplifting. Well worth the trip. oh wait. That's "The Wizard of OZ" I was thinking of.
  Wed. 2/11/15 4:57pm Flubby:

I'm sad.
  Wed. 2/11/15 5:04pm Fredericks:

Hey Irwin, was that the end or is it to be continued? The Ives sounds perfect.
Avatar Wed. 2/11/15 5:09pm MikeY:

Damn Show made me cry.
  Wed. 2/11/15 5:09pm Dean:

He worked in the cubicle adjacent to Wallace Stevens'.
Avatar Wed. 2/11/15 5:09pm MikeY:

I laughed to but it hit home too close to home
Avatar Wed. 2/11/15 5:11pm ironybread:

Insert joke here about Kanye taking Charles Ives' Grammy away, because the KANYE JOKES NEVER STOP. Seriously, that well will NEVER GO DRY. "Central Park in the Dark" + Kanye talking over it = pure gold.
  Wed. 2/11/15 5:13pm Dean:

Which Grammy did he take? Maternal or paternal?
Avatar Wed. 2/11/15 5:13pm ironybread:

"A Pact with God" (the remix) was the first Joe Frank show I ever heard....KCRW, 1997. This was the underscore for most of the remix: www.youtube.com...
Avatar    Wed. 2/11/15 5:19pm Irwin:

I presume Mr. Griddles is playing Optigan.
  Wed. 2/11/15 5:19pm Dean:

"You're a weaver of doodles, you and your come-hither smile."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 5:32pm Carmichael:

I love anyone named Skeeter.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 5:33pm rrg:

We could do with more Skeeter around here.
Avatar    Wed. 2/11/15 5:33pm Sem Chumbo:

Missed Skeeter AND Freddie. Double damn those Trick or Treaters.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 5:36pm dale:

so there i am painting a section 8 apartment that's totally filthy and layered with nicotine having a horrible time of it all and wishing i were dead instead. then i hear that shaggs cover - bless you oh irwin. made my day!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 5:37pm rrg:

Assume that I don't pay attention to much of anything (which is true) and tell me why everyone is making jokes about Kanye West. What did he do? I mean, what new thing?

Please don't make me go to the Internet to find out. Because I won't.
Avatar    Wed. 2/11/15 5:37pm Irwin:

ANOTHER LOST SOUL SALVAGED BY THE WIGGINS MYSTIQUE!
Avatar    Wed. 2/11/15 5:39pm Erella:

I'm thoroughly enjoying today's show. Thank you, Irwin The unidentified calypsonian made me laugh.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 5:40pm dale:

had to look that up - don't know why i thought their last name was actually 'shagg'
Avatar    Wed. 2/11/15 5:40pm Irwin:

hErro eRellA!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 5:40pm Carmichael:

RRG, Kanye was busy being himself, I believe most recently at those grammy awards thingies telecast. I just saw AC/DC and then cut out, so I know as much as you do. Well, I do have daughters who serve me as "reality filters".
  Wed. 2/11/15 5:43pm Dean:

Union! Rather, Torff of Union! Glad you found it.
Avatar    Wed. 2/11/15 5:47pm Irwin:

Thanks, Dean. Some of their stuff was a bit too "well-mannered" for my tastes, but I liked the percussion and bass tracks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 5:50pm rrg:

Thanks for another fine program, Irwin. I like the Byrds stuff that you've been playing recently. And other stuff as well.

It's dinner time, and it looks like there's bacon tonight. Bye, all.
Avatar Wed. 2/11/15 5:52pm ironybread:

RRG: The short version of what Kanye did recently can be summed up thusly: Mercury. Venus. The Kanye West Show, With Special Guest Stars The Human Race. Mars. Asteroid Belt.
Avatar    Wed. 2/11/15 5:52pm Sem Chumbo:

Been lovely, Irwin, the Devil pillowcase notwithstanding. See you next time.
  Wed. 2/11/15 5:56pm Dean:

Indeed, Hobgood is refined in ways that, say, Keith Jarret on a good night is not. There is definitely a whiff of stereotypical ECM about the Union records, but I'm not entirely averse to stereotypical ECM. Weird to think that the drummer, Paul Wertico, was one of two on the Derek Bailey/Pat Metheny record!
  Wed. 2/11/15 5:57pm Laura L:

Thanks, Irwin.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 5:59pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- Thx I.C. Sir.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/11/15 6:45pm rrg:

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