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Turning over the toy box and jamming together the gloriously mismatched musical Lincoln Logs, Legos and Tinker Toys from Tin Pan Alley pluggers, pickled egg tavern weepers, lockstep soul ensembles, skinny-tie power poppers, Eurotrash ravers, moontanned art school rockers, drunken soccer anthems and anything else that seems like a good idea at the time. There are no guilty pleasures.

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Artist Track Album
Uncle Michael  Hinky Dinky Time Open   Options  
Lalo Schifrin   Mannix   Options Mannix (Paramount - 1968)  
Walter Murphy & the Big Apple Band   A Fifth of Beethoven   Options single (b/w California Strut) (Private Stock - 1976)
(From: Saturday Night Fever OST)
 
Heart  Crazy On You   Options  
Freddie & The Dreamers  Feel So Blue   Options single (b-side to If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody) (Columbia - 1963)  
Marie Knight  Cry Me A River   Options single (b/w Comes The Night) (Stateside - 1965)  
Do Re Mi Children's Chorus  Bend Me, Shape Me   Options Do Re Mi Children's Chorus Sing (Kapp - 1968)
(From: Bubblegum Motherf***er Forty 2)
 
 
Doll by Doll  The Fountain is Red: The Fountain is White   Options Remember (American Recording Co. - 1979)  
The Sensational Guitars of Dan & Dale  The Penguin Chase   Options Batman And Robin (Tifton - 1966)
(From: Produced By Tom Wilson (2014 Irwin Chusid WFMU Pledge Marathon DJ Premium))
 
The Viscounts  Harlem Noncturne   Options sing (b/w Dig) (Madison - 1959)
(From: Golden Age Of American Rock 'N' Roll - Vol 7)
 
People's Choice   Jam Jam Jam (All Night Long) (Original Album Version)   Options We Got The Rhythm (TSOP - 1976)
(From: Philadelphia International Records - 40th Anniversay)
 
Bonnie Raitt  Monkey Business   Options Silver Lining (Capitol - 2002)  
Los Indios Tabajaras  Maria Elena   Options Maria Elena (RCA Victor - 1963)
(From: Nipper's Greatest Hits - The 60's - Volume 1)
 
 
Children of the Mission (Giorgio Moroder)  Lord (Release Me)   Options single (b/w tears) (Hansa - 1972)
(From: Son Of My Father)
 
Colours  God Please Take My Life   Options single (b/w Angie) (Dot - 1969)
(From: Love Heals: The Complete Recordings)
 
Buddy Knox  I Think I'm Gonna Kill Myself   Options single (b/w To be With You) (Roulette - 1959)
(From: Twisted Tales From The Vinyl Wastelands Vol 5)
 
Elton John  I Think I'm Going to Kill Myself   Options Honky Chateau (Uni - 1972)  
Bill Withers  Better Off Dead   Options Just As I Am (Sussex - 1971)  
Benyamin Sueb  Digebukin   Options unk. (unk. - unk.)
(From: Java-Java Indonesia Screaming Fuzz Vol. 1)
 
 
Howlin' Wolf  Bluebird   Options Chess (orig. unr. - 1952)
(From: Smokestack Lightning: The Complete Chess Masters 1951-1960)
 
Al Green  Are You Lonely For Me Baby   Options Get's Next To You (Hi - 1971)
(From: The Legendary Hi Records Albums Vol.1)
 
Doris Duke  Ghost of Myself   Options I'm A Loser (Canyon - 1970)
(From: I'm a Loser: The Swamp Dogg Sessions and More)
 
Rod Stewart  Mandolin Wind   Options single (b-side to (I Know) I'm Losing You) (Mercury - 1971)
(From: Reason To Believe: The Complete Mercury Studio Recordings)
 
Danny O'Keefe  Good Time Charlie's Got The Blues   Options single (b/w The Valentine Pieces) (Signpost - 1972)  
 
Sixth Day Creation  Cherry Pie   Options single (b/w You're Better By Far) (Laurie - 1969)
(From: Psychedelic Archaeology Volume 4)
 
The Guess Who  Proper Stranger   Options American Woman (RCA Victor - 1970)  
Thor's Hammer  Stay   Options single (b-side to Show Me You Like Me ) (Columbia - 1967)
(From: Lost Jukebox Volume 001)
 
Crabby Appleton  Grab On   Options single (b/w Can't Live My Life) (Elektra - 1971)  
Piper  Out Of Control   Options Piper (A&M - 1977)  
Pilot  Just a Smile   Options single (b/w Are You In Love) (EMI - 1975)
(From: The Ultimate 70's Collection)
 
 
Suzi Jane Hokom  First Street Blues   Options prev. unr. (LHI - 2013)
(From: Lee Hazlewood Industries: There's a Dream I've Been Saving 1966-1971)
 
Ruthann Friedman  Danny   Options Constant Companion (Reprise - 1969)  
Françoise Hardy  Strange Shadows   Options One Nine Seven Zero (United Artists - 1970)  
Betty Everett  You're No Good   Options single (b/w Chained To Your Love) (Vee jay - 1963)  
Gladys Knight & the Pips  You Need Love Like I Do (Don't You?)   Options single (b/w You're My Everything) (Soul - 1970)
(From: Best Of)
 
ABBA  Fernando   Options single (b/w Hey Hey Helen) (Polar - 1976)
(From: Gold - Greatest Hits)
 
 
Eddie Gorman & His Group  Telephone Blues   Options single (b/w Beef Ball Baby) (DeLuxe - 1949)
(From: Radio Radio: Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour)
 
The Everly Brothers   Watchin' It Go   Options Pass The Chicken And Listen (RCA Victor - 1972)  
Joe South   Down in the Boondocks   Options unk. (unk. - unk.)
(From: Anthology: A Mirror of His Mind - Hits and Highlights 1968-1975)
 
JD McPherson  Scandalous   Options Signs & Signifiers (Hi-Style - 2010)  
The Kingston  Trio Scotch and Soda   Options The Kingston Trio (Capitol - 1958)  
Harry James and his Orchestra  Memphis Blues   Options single (b/w Sleey Time) (Columbia - 1944)  
The O'jays  Use Ta Be My Girl   Options single (b/w This Time Baby) (Philadelphia International - 1978)
(From: Time-Life - Sounds Of The Seventies (1978))
 
The Four Tops  Ain't No Woman Like The One I Got   Options single (b/w The Good Lord Knows) (Dunhill - 1973)  
 
The Cockerel Chorus  Nice One Cyril   Options single b/w Cyril Marches On) (Young Blood International - 1973)  
Pendragon   Never Gonna Go Back   Options single (b/w Desert Of Time) (Tower - 1969)  
Betty Everett And Jerry Butler  Let It Be Me   Options single (b/w Ain't That Loving You Baby) (Vee-Jay - 1964)  
The Shangri-Las  Past, Present, and Future   Options single (b/w Love You More Than Yesterday) (Red Bird - 1966)
(From: Myrmidons of Melodrama)
 
The Rolling Stones  No Expectations   Options Beggars Banquet (Decca - 1968)  
Glenn Yarbrough  The Last Thing on My Mind   Options Somehow, Someway (Warner bros. - 1969)  

Listener comments!

  Fri. 3/6/15 11:58am pacific standard simon:

What the hell?! Your pitcher broke my right fielder's arm!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 11:58am Uncle Michael:

sorrrrrrrry
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 11:59am Gary:

Groovy gif
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 12:00pm listener james from westwood:

Play him off, Keyboard Ape!
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:01pm βrian:

I've never been to Kansas City. Tell us stories, UM.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:02pm Stevel:

I was born in Kansas City. Possibly on a dark and stormy night.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:02pm doctorjazz:

Oops, trouble with the stream again! Pop up is the only thing that gets through my office firewall, and it gets hung up sometimes. Try again later, if not catch up with the archive, great weekend, all
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:04pm Stevel:

Topeka, KC, its all the same.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:04pm Doug Schulkind:

@doctorjazz
Trying stopping and restarting the pop-up. Sometimes it gets hung when switching shows.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:04pm still b/p:

Is that Lancelot Link and the Evolution Revolution?
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:05pm ndbob:

afternoon UM and everyone!
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:05pm Doug Schulkind:

I loved Mannix! I love the Mannix theme! I love you, Uncle Michael!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:05pm Uncle Michael:

Howdy everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 12:05pm Jesse K:

Welcome back Uncle Michael!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 12:05pm Webhamster Henry:

Uncle Mike - I was humming the Mannix theme just yesterday. Stupid show, nice theme!
  Fri. 3/6/15 12:05pm Dean:

I thought this sounded familiar. What was the name of Mannix's sidekick? DePressive?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 12:05pm Artie Haywire:

Let's just bash out another one, shall we?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 12:05pm listener james from westwood:

Dashing to have you back and hopefully in the pink (or at least typing messages into the pink)!
  Fri. 3/6/15 12:06pm Roberrt:

That's funny, I just noted on Doug's playlist comments that for me this time the switchover to Topeka did NOT require restarting the Flash stream. I guess it affects different, uh, receivers differently.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:06pm pacific standard simon:

Little-cared-about fact: I was born in Wichita.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:06pm Uncle Michael:

Yes SBP...that's the Evolution Revolution
  Fri. 3/6/15 12:08pm Roberrt:

I just noticed the "rr" in my screen name above. It's not THAT cold in here.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:08pm βrian:

The only thing this lacks is vibra-slap.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 12:08pm listener jeff:

I was born in the bay area but raised in KC. I like it better now that I have been gone for 30 years!
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:08pm still b/p:

I also was humming the Mannix theme yesterday or the day before!
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:09pm Lane Steelpicker:

Interstate 78 is the Rue de Poots today. Welcome back, UM
  Fri. 3/6/15 12:09pm Dean:

Private Stock. Blondie's first label.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:09pm Gary:

This reminds me -- well, of many things -- but, has anyone read The First Four Notes? I've been curious ...
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:09pm still b/p:

Ape on keys action nice with this track.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:10pm Uncle Michael:

Hiya Lane...thanks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 12:10pm listener james from westwood:

Hah, was just discussing Saturday Night Fever on Twitter yesterday. The source New York Magazine story for the film, by Nik Cohn, is a fun read, and as Cohn later admitted, fictional.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:10pm Brian in UK:

Hello Uncle.
The original Waldo Jeffers?
www.bbc.co.uk...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 12:12pm listener james from westwood:

Oh hells yes to Heart.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:12pm Parq:

Dear Disco: I know it's been a whole bunch of years. The world has changed a lot and so have I. But, I'm sorry, I haven't changed my mind. All best wishes, Parq
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:13pm Uncle Michael:

Do I want to read that, Brian? Are there scissors involved?
  Fri. 3/6/15 12:13pm wendy del formaggio:

Uncle Michael!!!
Welcome back. Such a great opening set...
...and this Heart number.
Ohhhh yeaaaaah.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:14pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks, Wendy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:14pm pacific standard simon:

Paisleys or electric bananas...? Hmmm...
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:18pm still b/p:

A passel o' premonitions. Last night, for who knows what reason, a minute before I turned in I was thinking about some favorite Saturday Night Fever lines, from different moments of the same scene:

"We'd like a lemon with some tea now."

"Well, that's the way they took the poison in those days."

Crazy On You reminds me of hearing it on the radio as I moved custom vans indoors for the night at a car dealership.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:19pm Uncle Michael:

Were they rockin'? Did you bother knockin'?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 12:20pm listener james from westwood:

b/p: That movie is quite dark, honestly. Not all dancing and shopping for paint while eating pizza. And of course New Yorky as hell.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:21pm pacific standard simon:

wack
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:22pm glenn:

today's lunch - fried eggs on top of mushroom / lemon / olive risotto cakes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 12:23pm listener james from westwood:

2 more Fridays and you can swap it out for your spring theme!
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:23pm Doug Schulkind:

You made your bed music, now lay in it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:23pm Uncle Michael:

Ain't it the truth.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:24pm pacific standard simon:

My dog likes to roll in it.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:24pm Wilson K:

Do we have to celebrate Christmas all year now? Like the souvenir shops down at the beach? Snow globes in July? I CAN'T HANDLE IT!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:24pm Uncle Michael:

It sort of is the dead squirrel of bed music
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:25pm still b/p:

I'll tell ya this: them particular custom vans wuz uuuuugly and unlovable.

SNF surprised me when I first saw it in the day, better than my expectation it being most low and awful. Some of it really is terrible, but I have a fondness for sections. Saw a documentary a few years ago with participants talking in most serious and subjective terms about the experience and project's impact.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:25pm Uncle Michael:

LET IT SNOW/SNOWBIRD is not CHRISTMAS MUSIC
Avatar    Fri. 3/6/15 12:26pm Roberto:

My elementary school class met Walter Murphy on a field trip ca. 1977.
  Fri. 3/6/15 12:26pm Dean:

Neither is Handel's "Messiah."
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:26pm Doug Schulkind:

Hey, I just noticed that the Give the Drummer Radio Facebook page is sitting at 499 likes. Who would like to be Mr. or Ms. 500?!

www.facebook.com...
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:26pm Lane Steelpicker:

I love this steel Snowbird.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:27pm Wilson K:

Just because everything else you play is amazing does not excuse this abomination... Let it Snow is most definitely Christmas music.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:28pm glenn:

i heard gene maclellan's daughter explain that he wrote snowbird to celebrate [maybe not the best word] coming out of a period of depression.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:28pm still b/p:

Churlish Wilson's War On Christmas!
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:28pm βrian:

Sorry, facebook gives me hives.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:28pm Wilson K:

I'm just saying, I need to know—if the answer is "yes, Wilson, we have to celebrate Christmas all year now," then I'm down. I'll go get a fucking tree this afternoon!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 12:29pm Mike East:

I like the page, Doug, but I'm not of FB, so I can't "like" it. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:29pm Uncle Michael:

Let it snow is a seduction song. Just as the baby Jesus would want it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:29pm doctorjazz:

Nah, blocked today (I actually always have to stop and start the pop up for new shows, get strange sounds until I do. Now it is just not responding...there's always the archive, looks like a fine one so far). Great weekend, all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 12:29pm Mike East:

Liz?
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:30pm βrian:

Hey, Liz's theme song has stomped the stream.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:30pm chromaphone:

500th :)
  Fri. 3/6/15 12:30pm Dean:

Fiat nix!
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:31pm Doug Schulkind:

We have a winner! Thanks, chromaphone. Don Pardo, tell the nice man what he's won!
  Fri. 3/6/15 12:32pm Dean:

Don? Don? You there, Don?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:33pm Uncle Michael:

what's Liz' theme?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:33pm pacific standard simon:

Someone should make a video of Jesus singing "Let It Snow" to Mary Magdelene.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:33pm Uncle Michael:

Don's having coffee with Gary Owens.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:34pm βrian:

Her theme is "The Penguin Chase," apparently. That was strange.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 12:34pm Mike East:

Liz uses the Penguin Chase for bed music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:34pm pacific standard simon:

Harlem Nocturne would make good bed music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:35pm Uncle Michael:

I've used it...it's perfect bed music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:36pm Brian in UK:

Rhubarb & Ginger jam Hmmmm.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:36pm βrian:

John Cage on auto-loop is my bed music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:36pm pacific standard simon:

I made a loop of the opening to "The All Golden" to use for bed music -- just never got around to having a show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:37pm Uncle Michael:

Simon, you think there will be retaliation for Pence?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 12:37pm scuzfink1:

I don't usually get to listen live and just wanted to tell you how much I enjoy the show. Good on ya!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:38pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks very much!
  Fri. 3/6/15 12:39pm Dean:

First fifteen seconds of this song I'm going, "Bonnie Raitt? No...yes!...no...yes!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:39pm pacific standard simon:

Nah, probably not. Except for that pitcher not standing very high in his manager's esteem.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:39pm chromaphone:

Me too Dean
  Fri. 3/6/15 12:40pm Robert:

I don't know if Ms. Berg's been using that inter-set interval music since moving to Tue. afternoon. It was perfect for Mon. morning, usu. the 1st set break IIRC.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:40pm Uncle Michael:

Dean, I know, right?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 12:40pm scuzfink1:

You have a marvelous opening. I sing it a lot, the whole thing including the deejay's spiel. Delightful.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:41pm still b/p:

Jam Jam Jam and now Monkey Business(!) -- more matching of playlist image vibe-juice and music and keyboard sounds. A unified aesthetic of the Hinky-Dinky school.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:41pm Uncle Michael:

Oh my...that's wild.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:41pm pacific standard simon:

I miss the full Hinky Dinky Supermart jingle.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:41pm glenn:

what did hunter pence do?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:42pm Uncle Michael:

cried...a lot
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:42pm glenn:

also, will somebody please give us a middle reliever or two for dioner navarro?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:42pm pacific standard simon:

@glenn - Got his arm broke by a pitch.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:43pm Uncle Michael:

Navarro is such a good guy...I liked him a lot as a Cub.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:43pm βrian:

Excuse me, may I have an umbrella for my drink?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:43pm Uncle Michael:

Simon, I should play that whole jingle real soon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:44pm pacific standard simon:

How about a sombrero?
  Fri. 3/6/15 12:44pm Robert:

Going out now to mail a sample to the lab after getting the nx that the previous sample got broken by their tech. Good thing I save a backup for just such an occasion. Also good that it was the control rather than experimental run.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:45pm βrian:

Give me a triple espresso, and I'll produce samples for hours.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:45pm pacific standard simon:

Stool sample?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:45pm Uncle Michael:

Move he umbrella out of the way and I'll give a sample.
  Fri. 3/6/15 12:46pm Robert:

Yes, Simon, a 3-legged one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:46pm Uncle Michael:

See ya, Robert.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:46pm βrian:

James' sample: "Make it funky."
  Fri. 3/6/15 12:47pm Robert:

But seriously, no, it's dialysate from a product I'm testing for its ability to absorb metal ions in a simulated human digestive tract.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:48pm Uncle Michael:

sounds delicious
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:48pm the Canterbury wood-elf:

Going to see the Arkestra live soon!
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:48pm βrian:

A possible cure for "Asparagus pee?"
  Fri. 3/6/15 12:49pm Dean:

What's simulated? The human or the tract?
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:49pm Dominick:

SGofD&D were The Blues Project with SunRa on keyboards
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:50pm Uncle Michael:

ah, right
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:51pm still b/p:

That umbrella would be a true bumbershoot, then.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:51pm pacific standard simon:

Tweet exchange between Pence and Corey Black, after the game:

Black tweeted, "Lost for words. Hope you heal fast @hunterpence hitting someone is never a good feeling. Hurting someone is even worse."

Pence replied: "It happens my friend. Thanks for the concern, it's a part of the game we love. No slowing down!"
  Fri. 3/6/15 12:52pm Dean:

From here to Enzielganger to Donna Summer to Sparks. Sheesh.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:52pm Uncle Michael:

Pence is a class act.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:54pm pacific standard simon:

It's a relief after the nightmare of the Barry Bonds years.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 12:56pm pacific standard simon:

I'll shut up about baseball now.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:56pm glenn:

i'd probably cry too. breaking a bone is a little painful.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:57pm glenn:

no, no, keep on about barry bonds. it makes the brett lawrie nightmare seem trivial.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 12:59pm βrian:

The last thing I recall about baseball is the Tigers' world series win over the Cardinals.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:00pm Uncle Michael:

That was memorable.
  Fri. 3/6/15 1:00pm Dean:

Cheap Trick gonna cap this set?
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 1:00pm glenn:

1968?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:02pm pacific standard simon:

Wait, I wanted to mention that I watched a raw feed of the Giants/Athletics game on Tuesday. No announcer, no in-screen scoreboard -- just one camera high over home plate. The only sound was random crowd noise, the crack of the bat, and a vendor yelling about lemonade. It felt like Spring.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:02pm Uncle Michael:

oops
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:02pm Uncle Michael:

Simon, I watched the Giants/Cubs that way.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 1:02pm βrian:

Then there was the great scandal when I found that the players weren't really born and raised in Detroit. They were just baseball mercenaries!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:03pm pacific standard simon:

Nice change, huh?
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 1:04pm glenn:

the cards beat them in 1934 and 2006. hard to believe they've only played each other 3 times in the history of the world series.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 1:05pm βrian:

"If I had all the money I spent on drink … I'd spend it on drink."
  Fri. 3/6/15 1:07pm V Priceless:

Uncle M! Welcome back! Trust you are well!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:07pm Uncle Michael:

I feel good, V. Thank you.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 1:07pm still b/p:

I don't follow the baseball, but was reading about the po' old 'dome this morning. I remember a souvenir looseleaf binder dad brought back from Houston with photo of fresh dome interior on the front and spacewalking astronaut on the back.
www.nytimes.com...

And "ChemGrass"...who knew?
  Fri. 3/6/15 1:11pm rf:

That last track from Indonesia was very good, thank you! I'm glad you're better
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:11pm pacific standard simon:

It's not like he's going to pop up on your Facebook page and yell at you about mispronouncing his name, UM.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:12pm Uncle Michael:

It's true. He's dead.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 1:15pm βrian:

So which side of the river is the "real" Kansas City on?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:16pm Uncle Michael:

I'd have to say that it's Missouri. The Kansas side is overflow and suburbs.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 1:19pm βrian:

Thank God for the profane years. Sing it, Al!
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 1:23pm still b/p:

Don't recall that particular Al Green track, but guessed who it was when I heard the opening horns sound. Interesting ID'ing and cueing in the brainworks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:25pm Uncle Michael:

The Hi Rhythm Section and the Memphis Horns are a very distinctive sound.
  Fri. 3/6/15 1:25pm βrian:

Off in search of a bowl of chap chai. See ya.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:27pm Uncle Michael:

See you later, Brian.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 1:31pm Dominick:

Great set for watching the snow melt
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 1:31pm still b/p:

So there's a documentary about Teenie Hodges and Hi Rhythm. I'd see that. Also want to finally get to other house band & studio musician docs, Standing in the Shadow of Motown and the one about the Wrecking Crew.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:33pm Uncle Michael:

There is a Hi doc?
  Fri. 3/6/15 1:34pm Dean:

I'll second that estimation.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 1:37pm Doug Schulkind:

The marathon starts and ends on a Sunday. Only Sunday DJs up to 7pm "get" to do 3 marathon shows.

One lucky guy I know gets to do 4.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:39pm Uncle Michael:

I remember what it was...there were 5 Fridays in October for silent fundraiser and we got an extra show, you and I.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 1:42pm Lewis:

for some reason I always think that The Guess Who are Three Dog Night… probably some trauma in my youth...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:44pm Uncle Michael:

I'm a big fan of both.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 1:45pm still b/p:

Mabon “Teenie” Hodges- A Portrait of a Memphis Soul Original.

Mentioned here:
schedule.sxsw.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:45pm Uncle Michael:

3DN simply fell out of fashion. The Guess Who jumped the shark with the Road Food album.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 1:46pm Lewis:

not quite "big fan" but much more appreciative than I was in "real time"...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:47pm Uncle Michael:

thanks SB/P
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:48pm pacific standard simon:

Lewis, I used to think that "One" was by Guess Who, instead of 3DN. Have no idea why.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 1:49pm efd:

I was waiting for just the right moment to say hi, and I do believe I've found it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:50pm Uncle Michael:

You think I didn't know where I placed the bait, Evan???
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:51pm Uncle Michael:

It get's better...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 1:52pm efd:

I'm well aware that my commenting during this song was not only not a surprise but expected.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:54pm Uncle Michael:

I'm always glad when I play something I know someone will dig...anf they're here to hear it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 1:54pm Mike East:

@efd - I've been told by a reliable source that your show last wednesday was possibly your finest ever. I will be checking it out on archives.
  Fri. 3/6/15 1:55pm Dean:

Lyall's solo album is pretty good, and it features the ubiquitous (vis-a-vis WFMU) Phil Collins.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 1:55pm Uncle Michael:

It was really great, Mike...no matter what Ira Robbins finds to nit pick about the guest's point of view.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 1:56pm efd:

Thanks Mike! I'd certainly rank it highly on my list of favorite shows I've done - I hope you enjoy it.
(and thanks UM too!)
  Fri. 3/6/15 1:58pm Robert:

Gah! Of all things, my EYES take a beating going out from this unlit room & display screen into all that noon-lit white out there.

Dean, the simulation takes place in a flask that's stirred under hydrochloric acid & enzyme conditions, simulating the stomach, for an hour, then neutralized with baking soda w more enzymes & bile extract added for 4 more hrs. stirring, simulating intestine. The bile extract is like soap, so when the baking soda is added to the acid, it foams like crazy.
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:00pm Dean:

Well thanks a lot, Robert. I was just about to head out for lunch. On second thought, maybe stay put for another set or two.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:01pm Uncle Michael:

Sit. Stay. Good boy.
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:01pm Len:

As long as you're asking, I've had enough of this one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:01pm Uncle Michael:

Fair enough!
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:02pm V Priceless:

Bed music's fine, especially Free Design!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:02pm pacific standard simon:

Change is good. You notice I'm constantly switching my little user picture.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:03pm Uncle Michael:

now that you mention it...
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:04pm Robert:

Monica has the best talkover music. However, you've got to consider how the DJ voice & other surrounding factors, so I'm not suggesting you pick up hers now that she's not using it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:07pm pacific standard simon:

Go for a REAL change. Sounds of the dragstrip. Ballpark crowd noise. Circus background.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:07pm Uncle Michael:

It's funny, when I came to GDTR/WFMU, I didn't know much about other DJs beds, set pieces, etc. I was kind of sad and delighted when became aware of Fabio's use of Mr. Giant Man...which I would totally play ...but won't.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:08pm Uncle Michael:

I have hung a mic out the window for birdsong bed music.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 2:09pm ndbob:

great early version here!
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:09pm Robert:

Dragstrip sounds went with WildGirl's program. Circus & ballpark go with Megan's. Getting hard to come up with REAL change.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:10pm pacific standard simon:

Yeah, that was good. There's a web site called "One Minute Vacations" that plays around with 60-second ambient recordings.
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:10pm Dean:

Somewhere there's a series of mp3s of beat-up calliopes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:10pm Uncle Michael:

Ambient High School Cafeteria sounds.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 2:11pm listener james from westwood:

I dig the current beds, but I dig change and learning new music, so I say swap in some new ones for spring if you've got a few possible candidates.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:11pm pacific standard simon:

www.quietamerican.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 2:12pm listener james from westwood:

As for other DJs' beds? I say play 'em. It's always fun to hear them sans back-announce. I've heard 2 this week (you and Charlie) and it makes for some brain-awakening cognitive dissonance. Anything to knock off the crust and remnants of old editing jobs stuck up in there!
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:12pm johnk77:

@mikeeast's reliable source
just checking in
also, nice work selecter @um
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 2:12pm still b/p:

Linda Ronstadt...like cilantro, a particular taste, and without anything personal, I just never liked her music. So I'm glad to hear that earlier, better-to-me version of a heavily Linda-associated tune.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:13pm Uncle Michael:

thanks Simon
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:13pm Robert:

SoundCloud has tons of recordings of various machinery & other noises. What represents hinky-dinkiness that doesn't tread on Jim Price's theme music territory?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:13pm Uncle Michael:

thanks, John
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 2:13pm Mike East:

Hey whaddup, johnk77. Ain't no source more reliable than you!
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:14pm Dean:

In Linda's defense, she does "I Will Always Love You" right. Dolly's version is, of course, solid, too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 2:14pm listener james from westwood:

oh HELL yes "Fernando"!
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 2:14pm ndbob:

Great song!!
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 2:15pm glenn:

you could play the finnish cover version of mr. giant man.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:15pm Uncle Michael:

Finnish cover?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 2:16pm efd:

aha! Thanks for your sourcery, johnk77 - glad you liked the Stiff show.
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:16pm Dean:

Maybe not everybody has noticed that ABBA is a palindrome?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 2:16pm efd:

and as for "Fernando," all I have to say is ahhhhhhhhhhhhbba.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:16pm Uncle Michael:

maybe
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:17pm Uncle Michael:

More people haven't noticed that it's their first initials.
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:17pm Len:

Big train stations used to sound nice before automated announcements. When there was just one guy on the mic. Bit like DJs. Uber cool show as usual Unc.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 2:17pm Mike East:

This is one of those songs that pops into my head randomly, often. such an earworm....I gotta learn more of the words.
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:17pm Dean:

They originally wanted to call themselves "Able was I ere I saw Elba," but their manager nixed the idea.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:17pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks, Len.
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:18pm Robert:

Speaking of appropriation of arty bits, the guy I'm Webmaster for in our church just got a settlement offer of $89 & take-down from the stock cartoon he had me put on our front page a couple years ago. And he can't claim non-commercial use, because we link to another page where we sell literature. Heh...and if anybody searched that literature, they'd find a good deal of pirated artwork too, according to a mutual friend. I'm just following orders.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 2:18pm efd:

@Len, there was a several-year period of time when I longed to be the train/track announcer in Penn Station.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:18pm Brian in UK:

Like the bed music, Uncle.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 2:20pm still b/p:

The band was founded by and named for Abba Eban, distinguished Israeli, politician, diplomat, scholar who could rock a satin one-piece.
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:20pm Dean:

@Robert, Even non-commercial use isn't a get-out-of-jail-free card. It's just one factor weighing in favor of fair use.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 2:21pm glenn:

from fabio's playlist.
artist track
Koivistolaiset Jättiläinen (Mr. Giant Man)
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:22pm Dean:

Johnny or Edgar?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:23pm Uncle Michael:

thanks, Glenn
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:23pm pacific standard simon:

Damn it! I didn't get ANY winter this year! One light snow back in the fall! NO hard freezes!
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 2:25pm glenn:

2 things - mr. giant man has a fucking spectacular bass line, and two, my local goodwill has about 30,000 james last albums, and not one copy of voodoo party.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:26pm Uncle Michael:

Well, it's the best one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:27pm pacific standard simon:

I had to stop wearing my WFMU scarf because it was too warm.
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:28pm johnk77:

@mikeeast u r up:>
@efd your Stiff show was amazing
and personally poignant to me
because I was working with Ciambotti,
Hopper, and Shine
<Clover being the band on
My Aim is True>
doing sound for other rock combos
back in the late70s->early 80s
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 2:28pm glenn:

true, but IT'S JAMES LAST. hell, my parents probably had that record in 1973 and threw it out because they were too cool.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:28pm pacific standard simon:

Need to look for that Everly Bros. album.
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:31pm Robert:

My friend's use is strictly UNfair. He makes up standards to justify his ripping stuff off while considering his own creations proprietary. I proofread & copy edit his mss., and often find long plagiarized passages. Sometimes he violates copyrights with attribution (the easiest to detect), other times he plagiarizes in ways that may not be copyright-violating but are unethical, and sometimes he does both at once.

When he bought a computer game for us to play, I installed it on my computer for us to do so, but later, when he told me he was playing it solo on his computer, I deleted my copy. He made fun of how I respected their commercial rights. (I don't follow ALL the rights they claim on software, because they're ridiculous, but I try to go by 1 license = use on 1 computer at a time.)
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:35pm Dean:

@Robert, You correctly navigate the copyright/plagiarism strait. Some violation of copyright with attribution is fair use, some isn't. Some plagiarism violates copyright and some doesn't.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 2:35pm Lewis:

This JD McPherson effort is quite good...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:36pm Uncle Michael:

That's from the first album. The second came out last month. I'd like to see him live.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 2:38pm drr:

I think maybe the first Jd McPherson was a bit more rockin' than the new one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 2:39pm listener james from westwood:

Robert, I found a goodly chunk of the Wikipedia entry for "2001: A Space Odyssey" in a book a publisher had sent me to edit, in thinly rewritten form, presumably after it had gone thru developmental editing, etc. I'd already been alerted to possible Wiki boosts after I Googled a fact in the MS and the Wiki snippet on the results page caught my eye (wouldn't use Wiki for fact-checking) and I noticed the text matched the book. Amazing what people will try to get away with.
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:39pm johnk77:

JD McPherson on Letterman url
http://www.cbs.com/shows/late_show/video/6F58638F-5192-D302-B66C-C14FD3B0E654/jd-mcpherson-let-the-good-times-roll-david-letterman/
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:40pm Robert:

Dean, I just note his rip-offs in passing. I don't police them. If he says put it in, I put it in. But putting up a cartoon that has an obvious ownership notice, not some hidden watermark, that's just dumb. Here 'tis until we take it down:

http://vrilology.org/Uh-oh.png
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 2:42pm drr:

Well, you just played the two songs I hum the most. Maybe I'm not alone.
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:42pm Dean:

Hilarious. Not the cartoon so much, but the fact that in addition to the copyright notice there's an invitation to obtain reproduction rights!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:44pm Uncle Michael:

glad you like those two , drr
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:47pm Robert:

Meanwhile my friend wants to get some disparaging remarks about him on a Web site taken down. He's hypocritic/special pleading a lot like this. But overall he's a good guy.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 2:48pm still b/p:

Albert Maysles death confirmed. I'll re-mention Grey Gardens is on TCM his weekend, Sunday 10 AM.
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:51pm Robert:

I pointed out the foolishness of that one to him at the time. It's stock. Its reason for being is to license to others for $. Who'd have greater motiv'n to protect their rights?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:51pm Brian in UK:

Cyril in question is Cyril Knowles the Tottenham Hotspurs football clubs full back. Geezer.
  Fri. 3/6/15 2:52pm Dean:

I firmly oppose all hypocrisy, except my own. That's because I have good reasons to justify it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:53pm Brian in UK:

Crazy Uncle. Love the left side of the field. Have a great weekend everyone.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 2:54pm glenn:

speaking of letterman, my buddy derek downham will be playing drums for andy kim when he performs on letterman this month.
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 2:56pm ndbob:

excellent show UM!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 2:59pm listener james from westwood:

Ooh, good closer, if closer this be.
Many thanks, UM, and a fine weekend to you and all!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/6/15 2:59pm pacific standard simon:

Glad I could listen live and participate this week. Work has been scheduling me on Fridays, but not this week. Gotta work Sat. & Sun. See ya in the Marathon, Michael!
  Fri. 3/6/15 3:01pm Dean:

Mandolin Windy
Avatar Fri. 3/6/15 3:02pm Dominick:

Thanks for another fine program UM
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/6/15 3:05pm Mike East:

hey everybody, free pizza in the lobby!

Great show, Uncle Mike. Happy marathonning.
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