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April 1, 2016 Options
April fools rush in
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Artist Selection Album    (Label / Recording date)
Theme Music:
Sarah Webster Fabio 
Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues   Options Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues
(Folkways 1976)
ECD  In Tempo   Options Major Force: The Original Art-Form
(Mo' Wax 1990)

Don Redman & HIs Orchestra  Shakin' That African   Options
(Brunswick 1931)
The Varsity Eight  Beats and Turnips   Options
( 1924)
Jabbo Smith  Weird and Blue   Options
( 1929)
Freddy Johnson & His Orchestra  Shine   Options
( 1939)
Claude Hopkins  Washington Squabble   Options b/w Mystic Moan
(Brunswick 1933)
Spirits of Rhythm  Junk Man   Options b/w Dr. Watson and Mr. Holmes
(Decca 1934)
Fred Gardner's Texas University Troubadours  Papa's Gone   Options
Charles Creath's Jazz-O-Maniacs  Crazy Quilt   Options
Louis Armstrong & His Savoy Ballroom Five  Tight Like This   Options

Talkover Music:
Appendix 
Space Trip   Options

Lalo Guerrero y Sus Cinco Lobos  Muy Sabroso Blues   Options Pachuco Boogie
(Arhoolie 1949)
Generoso "Tojo" Jiménez  El Torrente   Options Trombón Majadero
(Bembe 1965)
Tino Contreras  Safo 'La Sacerdotiza Del Amor'   Options El Jazz Mexicano De Tino Contreras
(Jazzman )
Keiko Ikuta  Chakkiri Mambo   Options Japan Goes Latin
La Lupe  Si Vuelves Tú   Options Dos Lados de La Lupe
(Tico 1968)
Domingo Cura  Juana Azurduy   Options Tiempo De Percusión: An Anthology, 1971-1977
Control  Por las Viejas Calles   Options b/w No Me Molestes Más
(Belter 1971)

Talkover Music:
Sonny and Cher 
The Beat Goes On   Options

Willie Brown  Future Blues   Options b/w M&O Blues
(Paramount 1930)
Ruth Willis  I'm Still Sloppy Drunk   Options b/w A Man of My Own
(Banner 1933)
Edgar Blanchard  Lonesome Guitar   Options b/w Let's Get It
(Ric 1958)
Silver Cooks & the Gondoliers  Mr. Ticket Agent   Options b/w Coming Back Home
(Peacock 1949)
Willie Williams  Wine Headed Woman   Options b/w Detroit Blues
(Supreme 1971)
Little Oscar Stricklin  Suicide Blues   Options b/w Empty Bottles
(Palos 1966)
Earl Hooker  Hooker Cooker   Options Funk: Last of the Great Earl Hooker
(Blues on Blues 1971)

Talkover Music:
Milt Jackson 
Olinga   Options Olinga
(CTI 1974)

The Fogcutters  That's Where I'll Be   Options b/w It's My World
(Charter 1966)
The Bachs  My Independence Day   Options Out of the Bachs
(Roto 1968)
Indexi  Sve Ove Godine   Options Indexi
(Jugoton 1972)
Bill Fay  Backwoods Maze   Options From the Bottom of an Old Grandfather Clock
Hickory Wind  Judy   Options Hickory Wind
(Gigantic 1969)
Hill Andon  Gogatsu   Options Page One
(Fish 1975)
Trevor Giuliani  Worms & Reptiles (demo)   Options Subcontrario (In Stereo)
(Dovecote 2009)
Karl Blau  No Regrets   Options Introducing Karl Blau
(Raven Marching Band 2016)

Talkover Music:
Santana 
Samba Pa' Ti   Options Abraxas
(Columbia 1971)

Blackman Akeeb Kareem & His Super Black Borgs  Awa Na Re   Options Tomorrow
Christian Tossé  Madame Zean   Options b/w Banano
(Green Turtle 1977)
Jerry Hansen & the Ramblers Dance Band  Owu   Options Dance With the Ramblers
(Decca 1967)
Harry Mosco  Usassa Funk   Options For You Specially
(Taretone 1978)

Talkover Music:
Dollar Brand 
Cape Town Fringe   Options Cape Town Fringe
(Chiaroscuro 1977)

Geater Davis  For Your Precious Love   Options b/w Wrapped Up in You
(House of Orange 1971)
Unknown  Another Man's Woman, Another Woman's Man   Options The Fame Studios Story 1961-1973
(Ace )
Willie Hutch  Wichita Lineman   Options Season for Love
(RCA 1970)
Shirley Brown  You'll Never Ever Know   Options
Johnny Daye  Stay Baby Stay   Options b/w I Love Love
(Stax 1968)
Millie Esperson  Just Another Seaweed   Options The Soul of Texas Blues Women
(Home Cooking )
Dan Penn  Uptight Good Woman   Options The Fame Recordings

Closing Theme:
John Lee Hooker 
Stand By   Options I Feel Good
(Jewel 1971)

Listener comments!

Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 8:51am duke:

That cat is pretty good on the drums. The feline isn't bad either.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 8:52am Gary:

I'm hiding out here from the goats
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 8:52am Doug Schulkind:

The paws that refreshes! G'morning, duke and Gary!
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 8:54am ndbob:

morning Doug, Gary Duke, everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 8:55am Gary:

Hi, Bob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 8:56am Doug Schulkind:

Howdy, ndbob! I think you especially will enjoy today's opening set.
  Fri. 4/1/16 8:56am mike COOPER:

Bembaya Jazz -- what a delight --- !!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 8:57am doctorjazz:

Hi all, nice to be here again! Stream sounding fine while waiting for the Friday activities.
  Fri. 4/1/16 8:57am mike COOPER:

Wrong stream --- :-) But who knows?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:00am Doug Schulkind:

Greetings, Mike C and doctorjazz!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:00am ausmanx:

so the vagaries of winter and summer time allow me to rediscover doug at the end of my shift... it's been a while...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:00am Stanley:

I was always good on skins!
Hi Doug, Listeners.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:01am Doug Schulkind:

Hey hey hey, ausmanx is back! And Stanley's front and center!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:02am Goyim in the AM:

mike: The McSorley v. Schulkind decision is the toughest decision of my week. Doug almost always wins (as he does this week), but still...
  Fri. 4/1/16 9:02am Paul Sherratt:

Mike, gave a copy of Bembeya Jazz ' Petit Sekou ' to a sax playing anaesthetist this morning. I was working at his house and last time I was there some weeks ago, Guitar Nubbit was streaming on the phone in my pocket - so he's got a copy of that too...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:03am Doug Schulkind:

Geez, I completely forgot to send my email blast announcing the show. What a doofus.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:03am Alex In Illinois:

Good Morning! And good afternoon and evening to those East of the Atlantic and West some point in the Pacific that is not yet tomorrow.
  Fri. 4/1/16 9:03am Mr C:

Up for the down stroke and in for the Infra Dig, it's Drummer Time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:04am annie:

good morning everyone, short visit this morning..shopping and such on the activity log for the day.
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 9:07am ndbob:

It's fine Doug - I just went to the playlist page, and saw there was a show today:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:08am Doug Schulkind:

Goyim in the AM! Alex in Ill-a-noise! Mr C! annie!

And Paul Sherratt is here! One of my radio heroes!
  Fri. 4/1/16 9:08am Quasimodo:

Can I come in?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:09am annie:

i love the crooning voices
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:09am doctorjazz:

Love this Red Allen, getting a jump out of the gate!
  Fri. 4/1/16 9:10am Listener Robert:

Sorry to hear the family nx, Doug S. On the subject of things getting old & failing in Squirrel Hill, I see where they had to take down the Beechwood Blvd. Br. Uncle Eddie lived on Beechwood Blvd., though not that part of it. Beechwood Blvd.'s one of those streets where if you stretched it out straight would go halfway around the world, but from end to end it's only a short way.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:11am Maggie B.:

good morning Doug and all drummers, feline and human. Hope all is well for everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:11am Doug Schulkind:

You presence is a gift, your gift is a present, Quasimodo.

@Listener Robert
I live one block from Beechwood. It's like San Fran's Lombard street writ large. Welcome!

And good morning to Maggie B, she who adopted me and is my only Mom!
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 9:13am ndbob:

don't forget that Monday is World Rat Day everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:13am Webhamster Henry:

Give the drummer some foolishness!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:14am Brian in UK:

Ah Doug Schulkind is here. One of my radio earholes.
  Fri. 4/1/16 9:14am Listener Robert:

Were you there to witness the bridge kaboom?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:17am Doug Schulkind:

@Listener Robert
I wasn't at the bridge, but I heard the boom out the window and watched it streaming live,

Greetings, Webhamster Henry! (Every Monday should be World Webhamster Day.)

Happy gnu ears, Brian in UK!
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 9:18am glenn:

speaking of cat gifs - media.giphy.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:19am Doug Schulkind:

Hi glenn! That GIF reminds me, Pirates' opening day is Sunday!
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 9:20am glenn:

so is the blue jays, on their way to scoring about ten million runs and winning the world series.
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 9:22am ndbob:

great set Doug - my favorite era of jazz
  Fri. 4/1/16 9:22am Listener Robert:

I'll explain to the others that the bridge, which was west of Squirrel Hill at one spaghetti-end of Beechwood Blvd., had to be taken down 3 mos. ago (though I just got word) because it was about to come down by itself. It ran over a ravine that the Penn-Lincoln Pkwy. later was built thru.
  Fri. 4/1/16 9:25am Listener Robert:

It's been many yrs. since I've been to that area. What put me in mind of it was reading about 1 politician in McKeesport, another in Bridgeville, who were each disqualified from office because of old drug convictions & an obscure provision of the Pa. constitution.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:25am Doug Schulkind:

They had to build a second bridge under the old bridge just to catch the falling pieces. Both were dynamited to pieces back in December.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:27am Doug Schulkind:

Thought you'd dig it, ndbob.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:28am Doug Schulkind:

@Listener Robert
Did not know that about PA. There is so much I don't know, and I've already been here nearly six years.
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 9:29am ndbob:

and I do!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:29am Uncle Michael:

HELLO!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:31am Doug Schulkind:

Good morning, Uncle Michael. Here, have a scone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:31am Uncle Michael:

Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:32am Brian in UK:

@ndbob just reread Wind in the Willows. Ratty always kept a good house with a full table!.
  Fri. 4/1/16 9:32am Listener Robert:

I can also explain for the benefit of listeners worldwide that Pittsburgh's topography comes in part from sitting in a karst belt that runs along the W edge of the Alleghennies from roughly Montreal to roughly Cincinnati. How was it getting used to the taste of Pittsburgh water, Doug?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:33am mauri:

Schulkinda Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:33am doctorjazz:

The OTHER TRUMPET of the day is here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:33am Uncle Michael:

Evian tastes the same everywhere.
  Fri. 4/1/16 9:34am Listener Robert:

The ground being relatively easy to erode by water, the rivers of past & present cut deep channels, which is why on the S side of the Monongahela you go straight from bridges to tunnels.
  Fri. 4/1/16 9:34am Bill Domanico:

Hey Doug, rare Friday home, nursing a tailbone injury, Great to hear the whole show live
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:38am thedunkel:

Good Morning Mr Drummer and fellow listeners of the Schulkind!
  Fri. 4/1/16 9:38am Listener Robert:

See? It takes a Verdi or Chopin to beat Doug S's music selections! Good company.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:41am Doug Schulkind:

Hello, mauri! Hiya, thedunkel!
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 9:46am holland oats:

drumma! peoples! cha cha chas!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:47am Jeff Golick:

I am appreciative of the sounds and the science this morning. Hi, Doug. Hello, fellow listeners.
  Fri. 4/1/16 9:48am Listener Robert:

UM or anyone, if you ever want to experience the worst ground water of that belt, it's probably in Weedsport NY. It curdles coffee, makes soap nearly unusable, but as a bonus requires less paste to set up & you don't need eggs w breakfast because you can smell them in the water.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:50am Doug Schulkind:

holland "tunnel" oats!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:52am Doug Schulkind:

@Listener Robert
The Pittsburgh drinking water is putrid. Not Flint putrid, but still upsetting.
  Fri. 4/1/16 9:54am Listener Robert:

But if you drink it for a while, Doug S, you adapt to it. Last time you came east for Marathon, did you notice the water tasting bitter the 1st time?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:55am Goyim in the AM:

I always have to look around to make sure nobody's judging me when Doug plays La Lupe. Not that I care, 'cause she's great, but kinda erotic for Germanic afternoons.
  Fri. 4/1/16 9:57am El Thatchmo:

DJ Jack Acid in The Hizzie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 9:57am Doug Schulkind:

It's true you get used to it, which is the scary thing. NYC water is the best big city drinking water there is.

@Goyim in the AM
La Lupe was too erotic for Cuba and she had to leave the island. Later she was too erotic for herself. She became a devout 7th Day Adventist (I think) and renounced her entire performing career.

The man, the legend, EL THATCHMO!
  Fri. 4/1/16 9:57am Listener Robert:

Part of the effect in Pitts. & thereabouts is manmade, a result of mining. Supposedly the high manganese in the water there is from mine erosion. A deeper layer of water that's not so "hard" (& therefore more acid) hits exposed metals & oxidizes them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:00am Doug Schulkind:

Okay, Listener Robert, you are getting close to TMI territory!
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 10:01am glenn:

well, one good thing about flint - the republicans won't be elected there for the foreseeable future, with the added bonus that rick snyder might actually face criminal charges.
  Fri. 4/1/16 10:01am Listener Robert:

Yet NYC's water comes a short distance from other waters that are of quality similar to Weedsport's. The ground being very folded & with lots of intrusions, it varies a lot in a short distance; that effect is seen all the way S & E to Rockland Co. & far northern NJ. So NYC's engrs. must've sampled & taken the good stuff from that far away.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:03am Doug Schulkind:

Did you read about the Iranian National Guard's attempt to hack that small dam sluice in upstate New York? Their effort only failed because the dam was offline for repairs. Scary.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:03am Uncle Michael:

We cook with, drink and make ice with water from a household reverse osmosis system. We have softened water for everything else...except for watering plants. We have straight city water for that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:04am Jeff Golick:

That dam hack story was freeky.
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 10:04am glenn:

n.y.c. might have the best water [debatable] but toronto's got the best water treatment plant. www.atlasobscura.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:04am Doug Schulkind:

I now dub you the Wizard of Osmosis.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:04am Brian in UK:

Doug, the old font was much easier on the eyes than your recent missives.
  Fri. 4/1/16 10:05am Listener Robert:

One of the interesting details from "Gangs of NY" was the shot of the anti-cholera truck spraying some worthless spray in the streets. Illness from the local water (lack of separation between sewage & source) went away when the Croton Aqueduct was built, tapping a source at a great distance, while leaving sewage rx to future generations.
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 10:07am ndbob:

@glenn atlas obscura is such a great site
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:08am Jeff Golick:

The Carole King song isn't doing the word "jazzman" any favors, either.
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 10:12am glenn:

i just discovered it, to be honest.
  Fri. 4/1/16 10:12am Lore:

Would be much obliged if one of you would finally find the missing Willie Brown Paramount side.
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 10:14am Flash Strap:

Mornin' Doug and drummers
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:15am Doug Schulkind:

@Brian in UK
Did I change fonts? I didn't do it on purpose. Must've hit a button by accident. My apologies.
  Fri. 4/1/16 10:15am Listener Robert:

Thanks, Doug S, I'd heard about the dam story, but hadn't looked up which one it was, afraid it was a big one. Not too long after 9/11/01 I drove to the edge of Kensico Reservoir at night to see an expected aurora; I wanted dark sky to the N. Shortly after I parked, a policeman shooed me, explaining that parking was prohibited due to the threat of terrorism. I hadn't thought much about the vulnerability of the water supply & control until then.
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 10:15am Flash Strap:

looks normal to me?
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 10:15am holland oats:

water you talking about?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:16am Doug Schulkind:

More on the missing Willie Brown: www.goldminemag.com...

Greetings, Brother Lore! And, Cousin Flash Strap!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:18am Goyim in the AM:

New York City tap water is fine -- if you don't know Vienna tap water. Best there is.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:18am Brian in UK:

Doug, it was from last Monday 28th. Not a big deal.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:19am Brian in UK:

@Goyim, I was in Vienna last year. I can second the water. Had a lovely paddle in the Danube too. It was a very hot summer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:20am Doug Schulkind:

@Goyim in the AM
I'll be right over.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:24am Brian in UK:

Doug, typo on Blancchard. Just renewed my house insurance and would loved for you to hear the voice at the other end. Make for radio, not.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:24am Lewis:

Morning all - gonna be hanging on the edges for the most part today...
  Fri. 4/1/16 10:25am El Thatchmo:

I recorded a story last night from the soundman on a Pacific Gas and Electric concert doc in the Lexington Federal drug prison in 1968. They gave away all their drugs at a rest stop in Ohio before they arrived.

And Suicide is on my playlist for tomorrow!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:25am Brian in UK:

What that cat is doing, we call podging in our house. No idea why.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:25am Doug Schulkind:

Hello, Edgy Lewis!

THANK YOU, for the typo alert, Brian in UK!
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 10:26am jill:

Greetings Doug and fellow listeners!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:26am Doug Schulkind:

Playlist for tomorrow, Thatchmo? Not Sunday?

Heya, Jill!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:27am Goyim in the AM:

The tap water for Vienna flows over my head when I ride my bike in my Vienna Woods 'burb.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:30am Brian in UK:

Goyim, the highlights for me were visiting Kirche am Steinhof & seeing Egon Schiele's work.
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 10:31am Flash Strap:

This track is hot as balls
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:33am Doug Schulkind:

Sizzling balls.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:33am Goyim in the AM:

@Brian --It's a super-livable city that I love dearly, which makes the coming far-right bullshit in Austria that much more heartbreaking for me. (You heard it here first.)
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 10:34am holland oats:

soul coughing
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:38am Doug Schulkind:

Soul weezing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:40am Brian in UK:

Goyim, please no, there seems to be a potential for it around the globe. Over here Sundays are just another weekday, but in Vienna it was how things used to be before the greed for retail took over a decade or two ago.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:42am Brian in UK:

Doug, The Bachs are Spencer's favourite group.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:43am Goyim in the AM:

I'm afraid so -- between the godawful newspaper scene and the major parties triangulating so hard against the far right party that they have long since started to become far right parties, bad times are coming, I'm afraid.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:44am Doug Schulkind:

Good boy, Spencer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:51am Brian in UK:

Doug. Rangda? It rings a bell from somewhere. They are playing in London in July.
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 10:51am ndbob:

@Goyim sorry I disagree here - the idea that both parties - have started to become far right parties is ludicrous - not true of the Democrats - it would be hard to think of a statement I could disagree with more
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:53am Doug Schulkind:

@Brian in UK
Very worth seeing Rangda. I've played their massive instrumental groove jam "Plugged Nickel" on the show many times.
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 10:53am holland oats:

dopest of sets
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 10:55am ndbob:

I wonder if my friend Judy - who collects Judy songs - has this one
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:55am Doug Schulkind:

I hope you aren't just saying "nope" with a cold, holland oats.
  Fri. 4/1/16 10:56am Dean:

Happy Fourth of July, everybody!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:57am Doug Schulkind:

Judy Song Collector. I am glad there is someone in the world doing this.

@Dean
We brought our newborn daughter home from the hospital on July 4. From then on we have called it Dependence Day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:57am Brian in UK:

@Dean. Dave Alvin does a great Fourth of July Song. It is called Fourth of July.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:58am Doug Schulkind:

Here is what the esteemed Julian Cope says about Hill Andon on his site Japrocksampler.com:

"Though I've never heard their music, Hill Andon were said to be a psychedelic folk group. However, knowing the dross that leaves Japan under that 'psychedelic' title via ebay, I'd be wary of buying before hearing their records."

Is this dross? We report, you decide.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 10:59am Doug Schulkind:

Here is a track I have been obsessed with for the past seven years. Can't listen to it enough... Trevor Giuliani.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:00am Uncle Michael:

I now have the second-shortest haircut of my entire life. The only time it was shorter, I shaved my head when my mom was having chemo.
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:01am Marie:

Good morning Doug. I love the image you have going today.
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:01am Dean:

@Doug: Which suggests your daughter was born not long before? Maybe July 1? That's my birfday.

@Brian in UK: I know the Alvin tune. X has covered it, too. I think it's on their live album, maybe on one of the studio albums, too. It's one of the few X performances I dig.

Do they have a Fourth of July in England?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:01am Doug Schulkind:

Hello, Marie! So glad you're here.
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:02am Paul Sherratt:

>>They are playing in London in July.
Oto, no doubt, Brian ? I bet we're double booked and down at The Ram Inn, Firle...
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:02am Marie:

Well, thank'ee kindly, sir. Back athca!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:03am Goyim in the AM:

Pay attention, ndbob, I am not talking about the US.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:03am Dave in Vermont:

gorgeous set
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:04am Brian in UK:

You would think that the cat would paws for a minute.

Dean, my birthday is 16th July but the plans to build a temple are still on hold.

Paul
www.cafeoto.co.uk...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:04am Doug Schulkind:

Glad you like, Dave in Vermont. I wish it would never end.
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 11:05am ndbob:

@Goyim ah OK - i stand corrected
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:05am Brian in UK:

Is this the Laura Veirs connection?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:05am doctorjazz:

Never heard a bad version of No Regrets.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:05am Jeff Golick:

Fourth of July is on X's See How We Are album. It always gets me right *here.*
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:05am Dave in Vermont:

staying tuned forever
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 11:06am Flash Strap:

just spent this set trying to download the bachs album. happy to say i succeeded
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:06am Goyim in the AM:

No sweat, ndbob.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:06am Jeff Golick:

This guy Blau could make a killing on the Smog-impersonator circuit.
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 11:06am Parq:

Has anybody posted "Go cat go!" Yet? If so, I apologize for the repeat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:07am Brian in UK:

The Well Wishers do a passable version too.

@Jeff. I want to hear Small Plane now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:07am Doug Schulkind:

You will only be happier, Flash Strap.

@Brian in UK
Yes. Her husband produced this and it is on Laura's label and she is singing background. Other than that, no connection at all.
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 11:07am Parq:

Oh, and the Blau brings back such strong memories of the early 70s, when FM radio was actual progressive radio.
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:12am Dean:

Hrrrm. "Fourth of July" was on the X studio album named by Jeff G., the first post-Billy Zoom record. Guitarist was Dave Alvin. The next X album was the double live record from the Whisky, on which "Fourth of July" does not appear. But I could have sworn the first time I heard FoJ it was off an official live album...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:13am AndrewC.:

Been looking forward to that Karl Blau since you played it months and months ago.
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:15am Dean:

Cindy Blackman is married to Carlos Santana.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:16am Doug Schulkind:

Greetings, AndrewC! You shall hear more from this record in the days/weeks/months/years/decades/centuries/etc. to come.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:16am doctorjazz:

@parq, remember listening to the NY Rock station WNEW FM, and hearing Dollar Brand's Capetown Fringe for the first time. Times have changed.
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:16am Mr C:

I missed Karl Blau!?! Is it available yet??
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:17am Carmichael:

Switched from car to computer. Bluetooth and unlimited data is an awesome thing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:18am Doug Schulkind:

@Dean
Carlos Santana's first wife, Deborah, was the daughter of guitarist and bandleader Saunders King.

@Mr. C
The record launches May 13, I believe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:18am AndrewC.:

@Mr C - Mid May
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:20am Mr C:

Gracias good people. Laura Veirs makes the records she puts out hard to get man..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:20am Doug Schulkind:

Here is the info on the Karl Blau release: bellaunion.com...

Bella Union was the first label that signed Laura Veirs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:21am doctorjazz:

www.amazon.com...
nice album of versions of 60's classic music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:21am Brian in UK:

Mr Blau is playing a London gig in September.
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:22am Dean:

I am unfamiliar with King's life and work. Turns out he appeared late-ish in life on Santana's "Oneness" album, with which I'm also unfamiliar. It includes a song attributed to Alan Hovhaness. That's bizarre, but after a moment's thought, no, it isn't.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:23am Doug Schulkind:

Here is something I wrote about Karl Blau on my "Favorites of 2005" list: wfmu.org...
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 11:25am ndbob:

@doctorjazz aha that's strange - I hadn't thought about Jonatha Brooke for years - until a few minutes before you posted that link
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:25am Doug Schulkind:

LISTENER WARNING:
The next set will contain a song titled "Just Another Seaweed."

Just want to prepare you now in case you have any "triggers."
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 11:25am ndbob:

no seaweed triggers - only flashing GIFS:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:26am Brian in UK:

Doug, I have several of those favourites. Thank you.

More kelp?

Let's hear it for Timbales the cat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:27am Carmichael:

Toonces the drumming cat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:29am Doug Schulkind:

Happy April Day, music fools!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:30am Uncle Michael:

LISTENER WARNING:
The next show will be Hinky Dinky Time at the top of the hour. Your triggers are your own damned problem.

wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:32am Jeff Golick:

K Blau has a pretty healthy bandcamp presence: klaps.bandcamp.com
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:33am Goyim in the AM:

Do Roy Rogers films come with a Trigger warning?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:33am doctorjazz:

That's a lot of Blau...any recommendations for a starter disc?
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:33am Listener Gregory:

Etiquette question. When referring to an album by "Dollar Brand," should we refer to him by that name or as Abdullah Ibrahim?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:34am Brian in UK:

Depends what is states on the sleeve. You can only be who you are at the time.
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 11:34am glenn:

roy rogers films come with a saccharine warning.
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:35am Listener Gregory:

@Brian in UK. Is the time today?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:35am Brian in UK:

Is = it.
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:35am Mr C:

Played this when it came out- a lot. House of Orange had a great label deign.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:36am Uncle Michael:

Cassius Clay and Bruce Jenner competed in the Olympics.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:36am Doug Schulkind:

@Listener Gregory
I use the name that the artist used at the time of the recording. Not sure if that's the best approach, but it feels right to me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:36am Jeff Golick:

In my mind he is Dollar Brand through the mid-1970s, then Abdullah Ibrahim thereafter.
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:36am Listener Gregory:

@Uncle Michael: Which one won??
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:37am Brian in UK:

@LG never sure who I am anyway. An existential listener.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:37am Uncle Michael:

It was a draw...but it was nip and tuck.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:38am Doug Schulkind:

@doctorjazz
I doubt any of that Blau is available. Those records were all homemade for a music subscription list he ran. Very few were ever burned.
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:38am Listener Gregory:

OK, thanks for the advice. I'm sure that whichever I say, someone will protest outside my office.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:39am Doug Schulkind:

Holy moly, I completely missed that Bandcamp link Jeff Golick posted. Wow. Dark Magic Sea is a fave of mine.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:40am Goyim in the AM:

A record is an object in the world, a person is a person -- so, for instance, Wendy Carlos is Wendy Carlos, full stop, but I think you can fairly call "Switched On Bach" as by "Walter/Wendy Carlos".
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:40am Doug Schulkind:

And Clothes Your I's. It's is experimental and wonderful and beautiful and bizarre and unique. Karl Blau is sui generis and fantastic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:41am Jeff Golick:

@Listener Gregory: anyone who protests your choice of name is, if I may be so bold, completely missing the point.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:41am doctorjazz:

You can buy all 33 Blau recordings at Bandcamp...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:42am Lane Gray:

Good morning, y'all!
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 11:42am ndbob:

agree Goyim
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:43am Brian in UK:

Geater is taking it to the bridge.
en.wikipedia.org...

RIP Zaha Hadid
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:44am Doug Schulkind:

Karl Blau was long a member of Laura Veirs' backing band The Tortured Souls.

@Brian in UK
Yes, RIP indeed.

Morning, Lane Gray!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:45am Brian in UK:

Must get my grubby mits on this comp.

Hello Lane.
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:47am Marie:

I always found this song *Glenn Campbell's version) kind of haunting, like, a total earworm, when I was a kid
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:47am Jeff Golick:

Blau is new to me. I'm more familiar with the work of his Anacortes, WA, neighbor, Phil Elverum, late of the Microphones/Mount Eerie/et al. Elverum also has a huge bandcamp page: pwelverumandsun.bandcamp.com
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:47am Uncle Michael:

Willie did what Sammy Davis didn't bother to do.
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:48am Mr C:

Never heard this by Willie..
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:49am Marie:

What did Willie do, Uncle Mike?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:49am Brian in UK:

@Marie, I never want to own GC's version because I get such joy hearing it on the radio randomly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:49am Uncle Michael:

Willie learned the words...or at least read the right ones off paper.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:50am Doug Schulkind:

Which comp, Brian, the Fame Studios One? If so, um, email me.

@Jeff Golick
Mount Eerie was, I believe, Tucker Martine's studio! He is Laura Veirs' producer and husband, and the producer of Karl's new record.

I snuck one past Mr. C! That like sneaking a sunrise pork chop past a rooster wolf!
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:50am Marie:

@Brian--sounds like a nice approach
@ UM--hee hee hee
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:51am Listener Robert:

Dean, in England they go straight from July 3 to July 5 just to dis Americans.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:51am Doug Schulkind:

GIVE THE DRUMMER RADIO PROGRAMMING ALERT...
Uncle Michael will be passing out party favors (let's hope he doesn't pass out!) at this afternoon's listening party. It will be a Hinky Dinky Great Time here on the Drummer Stream, coming up next: wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:51am Lane Gray:

I don't recall Sammy's version. What did he do?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:52am Uncle Michael:

Held himself to a low standard, Lane.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:53am Brian in UK:

@LR that has to be the slowest, backdatedist, slack comment EVER and untrue.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:53am Uncle Michael:

"If it snows that stretch down south won't ever be the same."

What does that even mean?
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:54am Mr C:

Johnny Daye was from Pittsburgh I believe..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:54am Uncle Michael:

I don't think Sammy knew or cared what the song was about.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:54am Doug Schulkind:

One of the greats, Johnny Daye (née DiBucci). Discovered by Otis Redding! He's from Pittsburgh. Word was that he moved back to town and was selling luxury cars at a BMW dealership.
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:55am Dean:

We just had a fire alarm. Two Berkeley Fire Dep't trucks. No fooling.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:55am Brian in UK:

@Uncle the line is
Wont ever stand the strain.
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:55am Marie:

To me, Sammy is a semi-tragic figure but he seems to have been happy (not that I looked into his life and psyche all that closely)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:56am Uncle Michael:

I love Sammy. I also love Jimmy Webb. Not Sammy's best effort.
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:56am Marie:

semi-tragic=semi-comedic? :>)
Avatar Fri. 4/1/16 11:56am ndbob:

excellent show Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:56am Uncle Michael:

Brian, I was quoting Sammy.
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:56am Marie:

the human condition?
  Fri. 4/1/16 11:57am Mr C:

Now there's an inspired metaphor!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:57am Brian in UK:

Sorry mate. Gotcha.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:57am Uncle Michael:

See you all in the next room. Great stuff this morning, Doug. Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:58am Brian in UK:

Doug, thanks for the lesson.
Have a great weekend everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 11:58am Doug Schulkind:

None better ever than Dan Penn. Not one.
  Fri. 4/1/16 12:02pm Ramblin' Ray:

Thanks Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 4/1/16 12:03pm Doug Schulkind:

Hey hey, Rambin' Ray! Whaddyou say?!
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