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Playlist for 21 January 2016 Options | Memo to myself

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Artist Song Album Label Images Approx. start time
Abdou El Omari  Fatine (Listen: )   Options Chaabi Music From Al-Maghrib (various artists)  Mississippi Records Cassette 
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0:00:00 ()
Gelbart  Echoville   Options Echoville  Full Body Massage    0:03:27 ()
Perrey & Kingsley  One Note Samba / Spanish Flea   Options Kaleidoscopic Vibrations  Vanguard    0:05:30 ()
Hap Palmer  Funky Penguin   Options Movin'  Activity Records, Inc.    0:07:32 ()
Sergio Mendes & Brasil ‘66  Pretty World   Options Greatest Hits  A&M    0:09:54 ()
Esther Phillips w/ (Joe) Beck  Fools Rush In   Options For All We Kno  Kudu    0:13:04 ()
Cleaners From Venus  A Fool Like You   Options In the Golden Autumn  Cleaners From Venus    0:17:21 ()
Ivy  Only a Fool Would Say That   Options Guestroom  Minty Fresh 
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0:20:52 ()
 
Watch Kaye Ballard and Miss Piggy sing One Note Samba here!
 
Music behind DJ:
Tipsy 
Bunny Kick   Options Uh-oh!  Asphodel    0:23:50 ()
Lounge Lizards  Bob the Bob   Options Voice of Chunk  Strange and Beautiful 
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0:28:43 ()
Jazz Passengers  Dog in Sand (Deborah Harry, vocal)   Options In Love  High Street    0:30:45 ()
Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks  Slow Movin'   Options Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks  Epic    0:33:23 ()
Leutarii Folk Orchestra  Po Leutarski Pateki   Options Moldavian Folk Music (various artists)  Sounds of the World    0:36:26 ()
Mary McCaslin  Things We Said Today   Options Things We Said Today (best of)  Philo    0:40:10 ()
Rascals  Easy Rollin'   Options Time/Peace The Rascals Greatest Hits  Atlantic    0:43:05 ()
Manouchehr Sakhaei, Pooran  Ey Vallah   Options Rangarang: Pre-Revolutionary Iranian Pop (various artists)  Vampisoul    0:45:57 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Las Comadrejas 
Oaxacatelas   Options We Are Ugly, But We Have the Music  Comad    0:49:06 ()
Kazmi with Rickies  One Note Samba   Options Who  Toshiba EMI 
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0:52:55 ()
Asha Bhosle  Eena Meena Deeka (From "Aasha") (watch video clip)   Options Golden Collection - Asha Bhosle, Vol. 2      0:54:39 ()
Barbra Streisand & Madhuri Dixit  Johnny One Note / One Note Samba   Options video      0:58:02 ()
Elis Regina  Aguas de Março   Options Elis  Philips    1:00:50 ()
Eternal Seekers (Lenka Dusilová, Hlavenková Beata, & Clarinet Factory)  Komíhání   Options Eternal Seekers  Supraphon    1:03:50 ()
Karen Mantler  My Magic Pencil (Wrote this Melody)   Options Business Is Bad  Xtra Watt/ECM    1:08:10 ()
Pete Townshend  Pure & Easy   Options Who Came First  Track    1:11:08 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
World Standard 
The Lonely Driver 1952   Options Country Gazette  Asphodel    1:16:34 ()
Hector Buitrago & Martina Camargo  Damaquiel   Options Conector  Nacional 
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1:21:00 ()
Françoise Hardy  Beau Boeing, Belle Caravelle   Options Musique Saoule  Odeon/EMI    1:24:55 ()
Beatles  Things We Said Today   Options A Hard Day's Night  Parlophone    1:28:34 ()
Petula Clark  You're the One   Options I Love to Sing (box set)  Sequel    1:31:06 ()
Metá Metá  Umbigada   Options Metá Metá  Kiko Dinucci    1:33:25 ()
Marc Farre  One Hand on the Night   Options One Hand on the Night  Marc Farre    1:36:55 ()
Art Garfunkel  99 Miles From L.A.   Options Breakaway  Columbia    1:40:56 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Shudder to Think 
pH Balanced   Options High Art (soundtrack)  Velvel    1:44:19 ()
Rod McKuen  Lazy Afternoon   Options In the Beginning  Sunset    1:48:20 ()
Laika  Looking for the Jackalope   Options Offbeat: A Red Hot Sound Trip (various artists)  TVT    1:50:47 ()
Circus Maximus  Rest of My Life to Go   Options Circus Maximus  Vanguard    1:54:52 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Balanescu Quartet 
Hanging Upside-Down   Options Possessed  Mute    1:57:34 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 11:37am Gary:

I am early. (Or very, very late for last week's show.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 11:42am Artie Haywire:

Unstructured, unstressed (untrue).
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 11:44am Charlie:

Hey, earlybirds. You can never be too late for last week's show, Gary, what with archives...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 11:50am listener james from westwood:

Early howdy, Charlie and all!

Gary, I think Ken starts typing away on his playlist at like 6ish each day, so you'd not be alone in being early.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 11:51am listener james from westwood:

I've got either barking dogs on the stream, or that message that the Son of Sam was receiving is coming through.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 11:54am Charlie:

Hi there James.
@Gary knows at least one song I'm gonna play today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 11:57am Michael:

Hiya Charlie. Hiya fellow travelers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 11:57am Charlie:

Ah, Michael is here. Glad to see ya.
Avatar    Thu. 1/21/16 11:59am βrian:

In through the pet door, I'm settling in.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:00pm bobdoesthings:

hi
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:00pm Carmichael:

I guess someone opened up shop early! Hiya Charlie and radio people.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:00pm Charlie:

Hello, ßrian and bobdoesthings!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:01pm mauri:

Whats aall this fuss about noothing?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:02pm doctorjazz:

Wow, look at all those posts at 12:01...I must be the only one doing something...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:02pm bobdoesthings:

much ado
Avatar    Thu. 1/21/16 12:04pm Mayuko:

Hallo! Best to-dos ever!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:06pm Charlie:

Hey, Carmichael
Mauri -- no fuss, just nothing!
hi doctorjazz
and Mayuko!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:06pm doctorjazz:

Great One Note!
  Thu. 1/21/16 12:06pm jan:

Hear! and Nikol, too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:07pm Carmichael:

Aaaahh, my man Gershon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:10pm Michael:

You getting Trumped in Keene, Charlie? Seeing a bunch of ads for all of 'em on the Boston stations.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:10pm mauri:

such lovely songs to warm this coold coold winter weathör
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:12pm listener james from westwood:

aw yiss brasil '66!
  Thu. 1/21/16 12:12pm gary mitchell:

nothing else to make, but breakfast and love ..
Avatar    Thu. 1/21/16 12:12pm βrian:

... and a little mess.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:14pm Charlie:

That's the life, eh, Gary?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:15pm doctorjazz:

Hap Palmer...he was the bane of my existence when my kids were very young! (almost as bad as Barney).
  Thu. 1/21/16 12:15pm gary mitchell:

wearing my fools' cap
Avatar    Thu. 1/21/16 12:16pm βrian:

This should've been the entree track, Charlie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:18pm Charlie:

ßrian -- fools are always rushing in here, lol -- especially your host ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:20pm Charlie:

Actually, Fools Rush In would be a good name for this radio show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:21pm doctorjazz:

Love this Steely Dan. Feeling a bit foolish myself.
  Thu. 1/21/16 12:22pm gary mitchell:

you're killing me with this groovy stuff
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:23pm Uncle Michael:

Wow, a cover of my favorite SD song that I never knew existed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:23pm Charlie:

crush grooves
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:23pm Uncle Michael:

This is also my favorite answer song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:25pm bobdoesthings:

ever think about doing a whole show of mic breaks?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:26pm mauri:

cut every song somewhere from 2s to middle with a mic break
Avatar    Thu. 1/21/16 12:28pm βrian:

Welcome to our confederacy of dunces.
  Thu. 1/21/16 12:29pm Listening Out There:

To Do was the dog in the Wizard of Oz, right?
Avatar    Thu. 1/21/16 12:30pm βrian:

No, it's Japanese for "The Way of When"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:32pm bobdoesthings:

I don't know what "bob the bob" means.. but it makes me uncomfortable.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:34pm Carmichael:

Yeah. I'm a huge Dan Hicks fan.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:39pm bobdoesthings:

this is gorgeous (leutaril folk orchestra)
Avatar Thu. 1/21/16 12:39pm ndbob:

afternoon Charlie and everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:40pm Charlie:

Hi Uncle Michael! and Listening Out There too :)
Hi nd-Bob-ar-ee-no!
  Thu. 1/21/16 12:40pm judy from croton:

Just tuned in to hear the music of childhood! Not this group, but same stuff. My dad was a violinist.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:41pm doctorjazz:

Pretty cover, heard this one before, the McCaslin.
cool set!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:42pm listener james from westwood:

Agreed on both counts, doctorjazz!
Avatar    Thu. 1/21/16 12:43pm βrian:

I do believe Mary M recorded in a barn that I was later to live in.
Avatar Thu. 1/21/16 12:45pm ndbob:

wow Brian
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:45pm doctorjazz:

Man, I have this on the Rascals Greatest Hits, don't think I've ever listened to it (skip to the hits), love it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:48pm Charlie:

Hi Judy from Crouton -- did your dad play in a Moldavian orchestra?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:48pm Charlie:

cool, ßrian
  Thu. 1/21/16 12:50pm Jack D:

Rad show!
Avatar    Thu. 1/21/16 12:52pm βrian:

The barn is still there, but there's no longer any trace of the recording setup. Studio B is no more.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:54pm Mike East:

definitely more than one note in there...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:55pm doctorjazz:

Ken used to play this great mix of one note guitar solos.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:56pm Charlie:

yah, that's fun
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:56pm Charlie:

thanks to Gary Sullivan for ID-ing the movie this came from.
Here's a video clip of this song (Eena Meena Deeka) from the movie:
www.youtube.com...
  Thu. 1/21/16 12:57pm gary mitchell:

Asha's still around spreading joy . .
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 12:58pm Carmichael:

Foreign boogie bop?!?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:00pm Charlie:

Did not know Asha was still around, Gary! She and her sister, Lata Mangeshkar, have sung on thousands of film soundtracks.
  Thu. 1/21/16 1:00pm gary mitchell:

genius version
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:00pm Charlie:

video for this (babs) here:
vimeo.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:01pm Webhamster Henry:

Aguas De Marco is one of my theme songs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:02pm Carmichael:

Brazilian Waters of March. Wow ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:03pm Mike East:

never tire of hearing new versions of this one.
Avatar Thu. 1/21/16 1:03pm Dominick:

Sun shining through my window & these sounds lead me to believe it's worm outside. Me likey!
Avatar Thu. 1/21/16 1:03pm Dominick:

warm
Avatar    Thu. 1/21/16 1:03pm βrian:

I swoon, Elis.
  Thu. 1/21/16 1:04pm judy from croton:

He's scolding me from the ether. He was Hungarian. Greatest snob ever, and I mistook Moldovian; oh, the horror.
  Thu. 1/21/16 1:05pm judy from croton:

My favorite song. Waters of March.
Man, what a show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:06pm Charlie:

Hi Henry, I played it as entrance music for you:)
Hi also Mike East and Dominick!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:09pm Mike East:

Hello there, Charlie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:09pm listener james from westwood:

Ah, good to hear Mantler!
  Thu. 1/21/16 1:09pm frenchee:

Karen Mantler warms my bones w/her voice/delivery.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:10pm Charlie:

Karen Mantler slays me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:11pm Charlie:

Heya, Frenchee! You got here just in time :)
  Thu. 1/21/16 1:11pm frenchee:

I did! I have this new twitter work thing from 12-1 on Thursdays....race to the computer at 12:59....
  Thu. 1/21/16 1:12pm frenchee:

for NOTHING!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:12pm Charlie:

"I shaved for this?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:13pm Charlie:

(actually I didn't)
Avatar Thu. 1/21/16 1:15pm Dominick:

Pretty good demo.
Avatar Thu. 1/21/16 1:15pm Wilson K:

My son's name is Charlie. You are not my son, and I did not name him after you, but it's an interesting fact. And a damn good name.
Avatar    Thu. 1/21/16 1:20pm βrian:

Charlie: It's kind of young, kind of now. Kind of free kind of wow.
  Thu. 1/21/16 1:20pm frenchee:

the eau de parfum of my youth! CHARLIE!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:21pm Brian in UK:

Hello Sir.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:24pm Charlie:

Yes, Wilson -- fine name!
Frenchee -- really? I should play one of those jingles some day...
Hello Brian inUK!
Avatar    Thu. 1/21/16 1:27pm βrian:

Que les frissons que tu me donnes, Françoise !
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:28pm Charlie:

bien sur, ßrian
Avatar Thu. 1/21/16 1:32pm ndbob:

ah original version
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:32pm Carmichael:

I love this Vogues song!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:33pm Carmichael:

Yep, Bob. Petula wrote it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:33pm Brian in UK:

I think Roger Daltrey was right about not passing thirty years of ago. Pop stars should be compulsory retired at that age.

Carmichael Five O'Clock World was my favourite.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:35pm Charlie:

I love Petula's version.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:42pm Carmichael:

Hey, it's the Waters of March guy!
Avatar Thu. 1/21/16 1:49pm ndbob:

me too Charlie
Avatar Thu. 1/21/16 1:52pm Peter:

As always, thanks for nothing Charlie.
  Thu. 1/21/16 1:53pm Listening Out There:

[What Peter said]
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:55pm northguineahills:

Wow, I knew this was Laika, and I haven't heard them in years and years, or this track.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:56pm Charlie:

Thanks, and Hi, Peter! and NGH!
Thanks all for being here doing nothing today.
Avatar    Thu. 1/21/16 1:57pm βrian:

Well, at least now I can go get lunch. Thanks, Monsieur Charlie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:57pm Charlie:

Me too, ßrian ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:58pm doctorjazz:

Fine show, thanks, more nothingness next week!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:58pm Carmichael:

Okay, time to do something. Thanks, Charlie!
Avatar Thu. 1/21/16 1:58pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 1:59pm listener james from westwood:

Thanks kindly, Charlie!
  Thu. 1/21/16 2:00pm gary mitchell:

Class act... impeccable taste... the Sultan of Fresh
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/21/16 2:00pm Michael:

Thanks Mr. C!
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