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Playlist for 02 July 2015 Options | Flying carpet

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Artist Song Album Label Images Approx. start time
Miklos Rozsa  Terror on the Ski Run (excerpt)   Options Music from Alfred Hitchcock's Spellbound  REM Hollywood 
0:00:00 ()
Conjunto Tipico Vallenato  Cumbia Cienaguera   Options A Orillas del Magdalena  Domino Sound    0:00:43 ()
Edikanfo  Nka Bom   Options The Pace Setters  EG    0:03:21 ()
Edith Piaf  Un Coup de Grisou   Options La Vie en Rose  ASV Living Era    0:06:55 ()
Franziska Oehme  Kuckucksjahre   Options Schwabing Affairs      0:11:13 ()
Reg Tilsley  All Systems Go   Options Heavy Gravy  Music De Wolfe 
0:13:46 ()
Carmen McRae  I Just Wasn't Made for These Times   Options For Once in My Life  Atlantic    0:17:16 ()
Music behind DJ:
Bunny Kick   Options Uh-Oh!  Asphodel    0:20:05 ()
Giao Linh  Chuyện Tình Sao Ly (A Love Story From Sau Ri)   Options Saigon Rock & Soul: Vietnamese Classic Tracks 1968-1974  Sublime Frequencies    0:25:08 ()
Guitar Vader  The Time Slips Away   Options From Dusk      0:29:43 ()
Buffalo Springfield  On the Way Home   Options Retrospective  Atco 
0:33:17 ()
June Carter Cash  Gatsby's Restaurant   Options Press On  Risk    0:35:42 ()
Memphis Jug Band  Bob Lee Junior Blues   Options Anthology of American Folk Music (various artists)      0:39:54 ()
Metamo  track 4   Options Ja-Do  Q-Tip/Alinnos    0:43:03 ()
Junior Murvin  Police and Thieves   Options Rockers (soundtrack)  Mango    0:46:33 ()
Jon Hendricks with the Grateful Dead  Fire in the City   Options Birth of the Dead  Rhino    0:50:14 ()
Music behind DJ:
Las Comadrejas 
Oaxacatelas   Options We are Ugly, But We Have the Music  Comad 
0:53:31 ()
The Feminine Complex  Time Slips By   Options Livin' Love  Teenbeat    0:58:42 ()
George Barnes and Carl Kress  Tea for Two   Options Guitars, Anyone?  Carney    1:02:43 ()
People Like Us  T424PLU Part 1 (excerpt)   Options Lassie House/Jumble Massive  Caciocavallo/Soleilmoon    1:05:19 ()
Thelonious Monk  Tea for Two   Options Criss Cross      1:07:41 ()
Beth Custer  Rich Blanket of Love   Options In the Broken Fields Where I Lie  Beth Custer    1:11:26 ()
Wobbly and Freddy McGuire (Anne McGuire)  Shallow Edges   Options The Freddy McGuire Show   
1:15:51 ()
Pizzicato Five  Magic Carpet Ride   Options Made in USA  Matador    1:18:06 ()
Music behind DJ:
Raymond Scott 
The Rhytm Generator   Options Manhattan Research, Inc.      1:23:12 ()
Bob Balaban, as Linus  My Blanket and Me   Options You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (original cast album)  Decca    1:29:41 ()
Scott Walker  Plastic Palace People   Options It's Raining Today: The Scott Walker Story 1967-1970      1:32:33 ()
Death and Vanilla  California Owls   Options To Where the Wild Things Are   
1:38:24 ()
Djamell Allem  Ourestrou   Options 1970s Algerian Folk and Pop (various artists)  Sublime Frequencies    1:43:05 ()
Kaada  I Need You   Options Thank You for Giving Me Your Valuable Time  Ipecac    1:46:45 ()
Brenda Lee  You Can Depend on Me   Options Anthology Volume One 1956-1961  MCA    1:49:55 ()
Sharon Revoal  Reaching for Our Star   Options Eccentric Soul: the Forte Label (various artists)  Numero Group    1:53:26 ()
Johnny Beecher  Sax Fifth Avenue   Options 7-inch single  Warner Bros.  
1:56:58 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 11:53am Peter Nelson:

Ready and expecting to fly.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 11:55am Sarah N:

Me too! Sitting on the magic carpet with cup of tea in hand :D
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 11:57am ndbob:

Heya Charlie and everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 11:58am Michael:

Morning/Afternoon Charlie and everybody.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 11:59am listener james from westwood:

How do, Charlie and all! Wish I had a flying carpet; today and tomorrow I'm visiting car dealerships to replace my teetering heap.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 11:59am βrian:

Me voilà. À l'écoute. And such.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:01pm bobdoesthings:

good afternoon
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:01pm βrian:

Can't stand shopping for cars, myself. Bad attitude, I guess.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:01pm Parq:

I *love* the main playlist image. The Hitch one is pretty darn cool, too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 12:03pm doctorjazz:

Hi all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 12:04pm Mike East:

car shopping is the worst. Right now I have one more cars than I actually need so I'm hoping I won't have to go to a dealership for a VERY long time. Good luck, listener James. Don't let 'em screw ya!
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:05pm Charlie:

Greetings all! We'll be flying at a cruising altitude of seventeen inches. Drinks and snacks will be served.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 12:06pm sugarwolf:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 12:09pm Michael:

I think the internet makes it much less of a hassle buying a car. All the pricing information is available to anyone and dealers know it. But not everyone uses it and dealers know that too. Good luck James.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:10pm Charlie:

Greets, Peter, Sarah, ndBob, Michael, James, βrian, bobdoes, Parq, drJazz, MikeEast, Sugarwolf! How's everybody? How y'all doing today?
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:10pm bobdoesthings:

mildly amusing video of an Edith Piaf song depicted as it sounds to a youtuber -- www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 12:12pm listener james from westwood:

@Mike: Thanks. I'd be happy to use Zipcar (if one were local) and public transit, but I have just enough occasions to use a car on a no-previous-planning basis that I must upgrade.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:13pm Charlie:

will check vid later, bobdoes.
  Thu. 7/2/15 12:13pm Listening Out There:

Can't wait to hear you pronounce Kuckucksjahre :) Will prob be better than I can do...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 12:13pm Mike East:

Feeling great, Charlie. My boss bought me a salmon burger with sweet potato fries for lunch.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 12:14pm sugarwolf:

@Mike East: oo, nice! yesterday a coworker's partner and child brought us Munchkins
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 12:16pm doctorjazz:

Love this track (is this Reg Tisley?) guitar, waves of repeating riffs in a round, very nice indeed!!
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:16pm Charlie:

Sounds good, MikeEast! I'm currently eating a mediocre apple, too busy yet to eat my lunch!
Mmm, Munchkins.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:16pm Charlie:

Yah, Reg. Found on some library music site, can't remember which right now.
  Thu. 7/2/15 12:19pm Listening Out There:

Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:19pm βrian:

Mmm, salmon burger. I'm getting peckish.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 12:22pm Artie Haywire:

Can't go wrong with a '98 Sentra.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:23pm βrian:

That verbal image somehow reminds me of the old Gulf stop-motion ads of folks driving down the road sans car.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:25pm βrian:

(Je viens de lâcher un coup de grisou.)
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:26pm Charlie:

βrian: Leave the driving to us.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:27pm Charlie:

James: can't you trade in for a flying carpet? You could pay with a handful of beans. . .
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:28pm ndbob:

I have a '99 Blazer
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:29pm Charlie:

ndbob -- I have jackets older than that ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 12:31pm sugarwolf:

I did tell someone at work "I have shoes older than you!" which isn't quite true.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:32pm Kurt Gottschalk:

serenade me north! i'm on a flying Amtrak.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:34pm ndbob:

one of their best here
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:35pm Charlie:

Hey Kurt!
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:35pm Kurt Gottschalk:

hey hey!
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:37pm Sarah N:

Hello Charlie! I'm enjoying the ride. Most relaxing. Hey, anyone know UK comedy duo Reeves and Mortimer? They do a crazy song about a Lucky Carpet. Very funny.
  Thu. 7/2/15 12:38pm John:

Hi Charlie! Great to hear you again! Going waaaaay back... Do you happen to have any DJ Stinko in your bag of tricks today?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 12:38pm listener james from westwood:

@Charlie, I wish! I'd be growing myself a new car each year! Car buying I hate; horticulture, that I can do....
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:40pm ndbob:

@Charlie Ha!
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:41pm ndbob:

One of the MJB's best!
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:46pm Charlie:

Hi Sarah N!
Hi John -- I wish I did! Don't have a copy of that, can't find it on line to beg, borrow or steal . . .
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:46pm βrian:

Gulf ad:
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:46pm βrian:

So, James, which model for you?
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:49pm Charlie:

Thanks, βrian, haven't seen that in years! Looks like they all might be getting road-butt-burn riding around like that.
  Thu. 7/2/15 12:52pm gary mitchell:

before garcia grew the beard
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 12:53pm listener james from westwood:

@βrian: Corolla, Camry, Mazda 3 or 6, Civic, or Accord. I'm a present Camry owner but am thinking I may go with something cheaper.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:55pm northguineahills:

Jeese, I haven't owned a car in 15 years. Moving to the city will do that to you. Although I somewhat miss it, there's no way I'd want to have one here.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 12:56pm bobdoesthings:

SHHHH!! Charlie!! can't let work know I'm busy doing nothing!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 12:56pm mauri:

heyup charlie! does this ride give you knotlag?
  Thu. 7/2/15 12:56pm jan:

trying to be busy doing something while listening.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 12:58pm Artie Haywire:

My wife's Mazda 3 has been stout. Good car.
  Thu. 7/2/15 1:00pm John:

Re: DJ Stinko Yeah, I think you are the only person ever to play it! I could never find that comp anywhere. Enjoying the show!
  Thu. 7/2/15 1:00pm gary mitchell:

my 2001 accord still going strong at 177K.. with orig. dashboard cassette player
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:03pm ndbob:

@Gary many more miles then my Blazer has
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:04pm Charlie:

Hi Gary! NGH! Jan! Artie! Mauri!
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:05pm Charlie:

So, Gary, your Accord is still in Agreement with you.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:06pm northguineahills:

I once had a Mazda Protoge, w/ a standard transmission. It had 140,000 miles on it when I moved up here and sold it, and I never once had to put it in the shop.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:07pm βrian:

@NGH: Me, too. I miss a standard … when I'm not drinking coffee.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 1:08pm Carmichael:

Hey now, Charlie and friends.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:10pm βrian:

Love that melodious thunk.
  Thu. 7/2/15 1:11pm gary mitchell:

I believe that Irving Caesar, lyricist of Tea for Two, was married late in life to Dave the Spazz's grandmother.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:14pm Charlie:

!!! Now there's an interesting fact.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:14pm Charlie:

Hi Carmichael!
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:21pm northguineahills:

Pizzicato Five always reminds me of Katamari.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:25pm βrian:

Raymond Scott? Is it really?
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:28pm βrian:

Lynda Barry is on the faculty at the U (Wisconsin).
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 1:29pm Mike East:

@ngh - that's one of the only video games I can enjoy. Been a while, though. Great soundtrack.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:34pm Kurt Gottschalk:

god that linus song is like the faintest possible memory i have in my head.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 1:35pm Carmichael:

This can only be one voice. And it's a little higher and clearer than Scott Walker currently sings. Beautiful ...
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:36pm Charlie:

Yes βrian, Raymond Scott, from the 2-disc set of electronic music, Manhattan Research, Inc. Great stuff. (I edited it.)
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:36pm Charlie:

Yeah, U of Wisconsin, Madison, was trying to think of that )p
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:37pm Charlie:

Sorry, Kurt, to have awakened that memory ;)
How's the action in the Amtrak cafe car?
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:37pm Peter Nelson:

Ahhhh Scott Walker...hhuuggee fan!
  Thu. 7/2/15 1:37pm gary mitchell:

love the Gymnopédies atmospherics
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:38pm Charlie:

Me too, Peter. Good call on the Satie atmosphere, Gary!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 1:38pm sugarwolf:

I hate that there is a politician Scott Walker, I mean besides the fact that he is awful, whenever I hear his name in the news, I am always disappointed it is not the real true SW being discussed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 1:38pm listener james from westwood:

Ditto on the Scott, esp. this cut!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 1:39pm listener james from westwood:

@sugarwolf: Imagine how Michael Palin felt during & after the '08 election cycle.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:40pm βrian:

WI lives under the dark cloud of that Walker, enemy of education, enemy of anyone who works for a living. … ugh.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:42pm Charlie:

The real Scott Walker. The Ur Scott Walker. Le vrai Scott Walker. Das richtige Scott Walker.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:42pm Sarah N:

The owls are not what they seem...
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:43pm Peter Nelson:

re. Gymnopedies...Satie was a strange dude. There's this piece 'Vexations', that takes a whole day to play even though it's only 1 page of music. It's driven some pianists mad.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:46pm Charlie:

Ha, yes, Peter! Here's an article by Kenneth Goldsmith (Kenny G to WFMUers): wfmu.org...
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:47pm Peter Nelson:

Yeah...Preludes for a Dog. This is a guy I'd have liked to come round for tea!
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:49pm Charlie:

Tea and furniture music!
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:50pm bobdoesthings:

whats going on with this Kaada? any info? its this a mashup of samples or legit music group putting this together.. ?
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:50pm Peter Nelson:

Sarah's been playing Vexations...simple but strange tune...almost impossible to remember despite the constant repetition
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:50pm bobdoesthings:

pretty sure i heard some drum breaks I recognize as commonly sampled..
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:51pm Peter Nelson:

Listen With Sarah Sarah Sarah Sarah Sarah Sarah Sarah Sarah Sarah Sarah Sarah Sarah.....you get my drift...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 1:52pm listener james from westwood:

Superfine show, Charlie; must sally forth to descend into the first of the auto-dealer vipers' nests.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 1:53pm sugarwolf:

good luck, listener james!
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:53pm Charlie:

Be strong, James.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:53pm βrian:

Thanks for the preprandial carpet ride, Charlie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 1:54pm Mike East:

if they give ya a hard time, just walk away, James!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 1:55pm Mike East:

that Brenda Lee filled my heart with joyful sadness
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:55pm Charlie:

@bobdoesthings: Good question re Kaada. Some tracks he credits samples, some not. Sure sounds like samples. but he's crafty.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:57pm bobdoesthings:

@charlie - ahhh okay. yeah that opening drum break .. pretty sure thats Outkast's intro drums to "spottieottiedopalicious" ..
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:57pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/2/15 1:59pm Michael:

Thanks much Charlie!
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 1:59pm bobdoesthings:

Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 2:00pm Peter Nelson:

Outstanding show this week. Ta Charlie.
  Thu. 7/2/15 2:00pm gary mitchell:

Thank you sir may I have another..
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 2:01pm Charlie:

Thanks everybody! Gotta run.
Avatar Thu. 7/2/15 2:01pm Sarah N:

bYe Charlie. Thank you for a great ride X
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