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A pennant-winning battery of songland. Ongoing feature: Single File, a half-hour of randomly selected small records with big holes.

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Options May 2, 2016: Felicitous

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Debo Band  Yachat   Options Ere Gobez  FPE  2016  LP    *   0:00:00 ()
The Ex & Fendika  Lale Guma   Options single  Ex  2015  45      0:05:41 ()
Jibóia  São Paulo   Options Masala  Lovers & Lollypops  2016  LP    *   0:10:04 ()
Konono Nº1 and Batida  Um Nzonzing   Options Konono N°1 Meets Batida  Crammed Discs  2016  CD    *   0:14:34 ()
Latin Playboys  Viva la Raza   Options Latin Playboys  Slash/Warner Bros.  1994  CD      0:20:01 ()
Lifetones  Travelling   Options For a Reason  Tone of Life/Light in the Attic  2016  CD  From 1983  *   0:22:37 ()
Barış Manço  Alla Beni Pulla Beni   Options Sözüm Meclisten Dışarı  Pharaway Sounds  2015  CD  From 1981    0:28:30 ()
Richard Seydou Traoré  Rassemblement   Options Voltaique Panoramique, Volume 1: Popular Music in Ouagadougou & Bobo-Dioulasso 1968-1978  Kindred Spirits  2013  CD      0:31:44 ()
Fadoul  Taarida   Options Al Zman Saib  Habibi Funk  2016  CD    *   0:35:13 ()
Pylon  Weather Radio   Options single  Chunklet Industries  2016  45  live in Athens, GA 1983  *   0:39:48 ()
Pell Mell  American Eagle   Options Flow  SST  1991  CD      0:42:39 ()
 
Oliver Sain  St. Louis Breakdown   Options Things Gonna Get Better: Street Funk and Jazz Grooves 1970-1977  BGP/Ace  2016  CD  From 1971  *   0:54:46 ()
John Timmons & Funkshun  Love at First Sight   Options Movements Vol. 8  Tramp  2016  CD    *   0:57:15 ()
The Natural Resources Unpolluted  Funky with My Stuff   Options California Soul: Funk & Soul from the Golden State 1967-1976  BGP/Ace  2016  CD  From 1971  *   1:01:44 ()
The California Playboys  Turned On for Good   Options Trying to Be a Millionaire  Manufactured Recordings  2015  CD  From 1976    1:04:52 ()
Lee Rogers  I Need Your Love (To Satisfy My Soul)   Options Jack Ashford: Just Productions  Kent Soul/Ace  2016  CD  From 1969  *   1:08:29 ()
Mel & Tim  I May Not Be What You Want   Options Starting All Over Again  Stax  1972  LP      1:12:00 ()
Gloria Ann Taylor  Love Is a Hurtin' Thing   Options Love Is a Hurtin' Thing  Luv N' Haight  2016  CD  From 1976  *   1:14:56 ()
Syreeta  Can't Shake Your Love   Options Genius of Time: Larry Levan  Universal  2016  CD  From 1981  *   1:22:35 ()
 
 
Single File: a series of 45s played in a row
Paul Nicholas  Heaven on the 7th Floor   Options single  RSO  1977  45      1:33:58 ()
Roogalator  I Feel Good (I Got You)   Options single  Virgin  1977  45  a 1977 contrast    1:36:28 ()
Lee Michaels  Do You Know What I Mean   Options single  A&M  1971  45      1:38:51 ()
Kay Austin  (This New) Woman's Lib   Options single  Edge  1976  45      1:42:04 ()
Michael Brown  Circles   Options single  Kama Sutra  1972  45      1:44:50 ()
Orange Juice  Felicity   Options single  Postcard  1983  45      1:46:40 ()
Sam Cooke  Frankie and Johnny   Options single  RCA Victor  1963  45      1:48:55 ()
Elia y Paloma Fleta  ¡Tapate, Maria!   Options single  Montilla  1957  45  with Luis Araque y su Orquesta    1:51:42 ()
Dennis Linde  Trapped in the Suburbs   Options single  Elektra  1975  45      1:54:26 ()
The Method Actors  The Method   Options single  Armageddon  1980  45      1:57:57 ()
 
Ellen McIlwaine  We the People   Options We the People  Polydor  1973  LP      2:18:07 ()
Danakoti and Sister  Tamil Duet: nadanamakriya-eka   Options Indian Talking Machine: 78 RPM Record and Gramophone Collecting on the Sub-Continent  Sublime Frequencies  2016  CD  From 1908  *   2:20:42 ()
Peter Jeffries/Jono Lonie  Piano (one)   Options At Swim 2 Birds  Captured Tracks/Flying Nun  2016  LP  From 1987  *   2:24:28 ()
Brian Eno  I'm Set Free   Options The Ship  Opal  2015  CD      2:28:55 ()
White Noise  Your Hidden Dreams   Options An Electric Storm  Island  2007  CD  From 1969    2:33:38 ()
Nick Carter  Tsa; The Hunting Cry of the Stars   Options Abstracts and Extracts  Flashback  2015  CD  From 1979    2:38:34 ()
John Lennon  Isolation   Options John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band  Capitol  1978  LP  From 1972    2:44:30 ()
The Mick Cox Band  White Lie   Options The Mick Cox Band  Capitol  1973  LP      2:47:26 ()

Listener comments!

  Mon. 5/2/16 9:03am P-90:

RAY-dee-oh! Yip Yip Yip
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 9:03am Wild Neil:

Peace to you Joe et al....
  Mon. 5/2/16 9:04am fxo:

we're tunin'!
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 9:04am Sem Chumbo:

Are we not Debo?
Hiya, Joe, and the vocalizing P-90/ Wild Neil, yo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 9:04am Marcel M:

Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 9:05am pantz:

Good Morning, from the Derby City. Gettin' my morning Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 9:05am redkayak:

Good morning all :)
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 9:09am Joe McG:

Hey, everybody! It's Monday, let's make the best of it. Thanks for tuning in!
  Mon. 5/2/16 9:10am Brendan:

Hi Joe and listeners. Eating my breakfast with my hands makes this set even better if that possible.
  Mon. 5/2/16 9:10am Will:

The Debo Band and the Ex together at Great Scott in Boston a few months ago was a mighty blessed event indeed.
  Mon. 5/2/16 9:12am V Priceless:

Joe! Hey!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 9:12am fleep:

Sunrise over North Hollywood ... exotic, no?
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 9:17am Joe McG:

@fleep: Most!
  Mon. 5/2/16 9:17am Mark R:

This Konono track is quite hypnotic.
  Mon. 5/2/16 9:19am Brendan:

This set is smokin'! Gotta dip my head in a bucket of ice water every song break.
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 9:20am KP:

Good first Monday to you, Joe
  Mon. 5/2/16 9:20am Mark R:

We needed something to warm us up on this chilly miserable morning, anyway.
  Mon. 5/2/16 9:22am SeanG:

great rekkid
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 9:23am JP from KC:

Greetings from the heartland, Joe and fellow noisemakers!
  Mon. 5/2/16 9:25am Brendan:

Transportive
  Mon. 5/2/16 9:38am Polyus:

Hope everyone had a swell May Day. Or Beltane, if you swing that way.
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 9:41am Paul D:

Yay for Pylon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 9:42am Cecile:

Pylon! The great lost band of the indie underground.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 9:43am Cecile:

PELL MELL

I love these guys. Another lost band.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 9:43am Cecile:

I know people love Jonathan Kane around here, but Pell Mell were the ones that did it for me for rock instrumentals
  Mon. 5/2/16 9:47am Brendan:

Maurice Chevalier sings McGasko
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 9:49am Ĩkє:

Fat White Family was freaking nutso, and I mean that in the best way. (Also, great set, Joe.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 9:50am Ken From Hyde Park:

The April showers are a couple of days late this year. What kooky weather! It's drowning the May flowers.
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 9:54am Marc Francis:

Coffee & Joe. A perfect way to counter this cold grey rainy day.
  Mon. 5/2/16 9:55am Brendan:

Git it on yall!
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 9:56am foofs:

St Louis Breakdown of sane law enforcement...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 9:56am Cecile:

Oliver Sain was a big talent who had a lot of influence on soul music.
  Mon. 5/2/16 9:57am Brendan:

Sounds like two basses awesome
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 9:57am Cecile:

www.allmusic.com...
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 9:57am Joe McG:

Thanks, Ike! Nice to see you at the fair!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 9:59am Marcel M:

Fat Whit Family was great indeed. Chance made my day though. I have a great video of him kissing that lady in the front. Its from behind so you can't exactly see what happened but he flies up in her face haha.
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 9:59am highlowe:

a cupa joe and joe @Marc Francs...I agree!
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 10:01am highlowe:

with dancing in the kitchen to follow I suspect! Thank you @Joe McG!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:01am Cecile:

OK, I will like Fat White Family's name better if they are 1) fat or 2) a family, or 3) none of the above in EVERY category.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:01am Marcel M:

@Cecile: I think its 3
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:02am Cecile:

that's cool.
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 10:03am Joe McG:

@highlowe: Dancing in the kitchen is always a good idea!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:03am Cecile:

Also, I would accept it if they were all three catergories.
  Mon. 5/2/16 10:04am KP:

Chance's entrance from the back of room was brilliant. Playing and James Brown shaky stepping all the way
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 10:06am Marc Francis:

@highlowe: The wiggling has definitely begun in my kitchen!
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 10:07am highlowe:

dancing kitchens unite!
  Mon. 5/2/16 10:07am tomasz.:

morning m8s. gutted I couldn't be at the rec fair, hope you all had a blast
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 10:11am Joe McG:

I also rode the merry go round this year, which is something I've wanted to do for years.
  Mon. 5/2/16 10:11am Brendan:

Joe doesn't fake the funk! Bringin it to the people! Mmmmph ! Ha! Get Down with your bad selves!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:13am Cecile:

I don't know if you can do this Joe, but I'd love to hear Brick's "Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody".
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 10:14am Joe McG:

@Cecile: I don't have any with me, but I'll take a look in the library.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 10:16am Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning, Joe and all!
I miss the Record Fair. Can we all go back and live there?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:17am Cecile:

thank you, Joe, that's so nice of you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 10:19am doctorjazz:

Bummed I missed the Record Fair, out of town (bank account escaped a hit, though).
  Mon. 5/2/16 10:21am melinda:

Morning everyone
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 10:21am Joe McG:

@Greg: It's like this magic city that rises up and then magically disappears in 3 days. @Cecile: Sorry! There might be some Brick in the basement library, but nothing upstairs...I should have brought my "Dusic" 45.
  Mon. 5/2/16 10:21am franny:

@doctorjazz. I head that'n.
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 10:22am Roberto:

Does anyone else hear a similarity between this guitar solo and "Another Brick in the Wall?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:23am Cecile:

LARRY LEVAN
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:28am Cecile:

I have played the Journey into Paradise comp so much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:29am Cecile:

that's fine, Joe, thank you for looking!
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 10:30am βrian:

I thought I'd never see it, but there are blues skies over the isthmus again. Joe gets partial credit for chasing off the clouds.
  Mon. 5/2/16 10:32am MONEYBAG$:

I thought you said Larry LaLonde, the guitar player from Primus. Seemed a bit outside his wheelhouse
  Mon. 5/2/16 10:33am Brendan:

Surface Noise chases clouds, blues, heartache, gout and a thousand other ills away.
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 10:34am Joe McG:

@Brian: How nice! @Brendan: I'm hiring you as my PR guy.
  Mon. 5/2/16 10:35am Polyus:

"I never thought this could happen to me"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:36am Cecile:

Another reason why 1977 statistically had one of the highest rates of one-hit wonders of any year.
  Mon. 5/2/16 10:36am Brendan:

Hey 7th fl here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:36am Cecile:

You should play "telephone man" to make my pain complete.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:37am Cecile:

this is great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:39am Cecile:

another great one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:40am fleep:

No. What do you mean?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 10:40am doctorjazz:

Love this "Do You Know What I Mean"...the original minimalist band.
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 10:40am Joe McG:

Ha! The bass just jumps off this single!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 10:41am MD:

Ahoy-hoy All!!!
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 10:41am Wild Neil:

Hey Cecile!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:41am chris_in_space:

@Joe McG the bass jumps indeed
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:42am Cecile:

hey, Neil!

I know Reginald Dwight was listening to this at the time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 10:42am MD:

I lived...That 70's Show...
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 10:43am highlowe:

ok...smooth transition from soul to country. hat's off!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:44am Cecile:

grrrrrrrrr.
I just went to a women's leadership conference, and left feeling misogynistic. It was depressing for so many reasons. But the food was good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:45am Cecile:

hahahahha, that last line saved the whole song!!!
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 10:45am βrian:

Leadership sullies your soul. Don't let them get away with it!
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 10:46am highlowe:

@Cecile so true!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:46am Cecile:

Michael Brown from the Left Banke?
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 10:46am βrian:

Wow, this sounds like a player piano.
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 10:47am highlowe:

there's a record label called Kama Sutra? : )
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 10:47am Joe McG:

@Cecile: The very same!
  Mon. 5/2/16 10:47am Brendan:

Nice! Very Emersonish as off Trilogy
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:48am Cecile:

that was a treat! I have to find that.
  Mon. 5/2/16 10:49am KP:

I like this Orange Juice
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 10:49am highlowe:

looks like I'll be going down the "Orange Juice" rabbit hole!
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 10:49am Joe McG:

@highlowe: Careful down there!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:51am Cecile:

I wish Sam Cooke was alive, judging American Idol, and then showing them what they were doing wrong.
  Mon. 5/2/16 10:52am Brendan:

Have you heard the 'Orange Juice and Velvet Underwear ' by Intersystems? Its quite... different.
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 10:52am herb.nyc:

some niiiice singles, thx Joe. (soul-related: wnyc had a segment on Charles Bradley earlier today. man that guy loved his mother; very sweet.)
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 10:54am Joe McG:

@herb: How odd, I had the Charles Bradley CD with me and just didn't get to it.
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 10:54am βrian:

We need a jello mould filled with fruit, now.
  Mon. 5/2/16 10:54am medifoo:

This is just the best song ever
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:54am Cecile:

and rumaki
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 10:57am pantz:

Some of the best punk music came out of being trapped in the suburbs. Let's not knock it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:57am Cecile:

this guy wrote "Burning Love" and "Goodbye Earl"
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 10:58am βrian:

Yep, the music got out. The musicians never made it.
  Mon. 5/2/16 10:59am KP:

I escaped the suburbs. Now I have to listen to WFMU for three hours while I alt.park
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 11:00am Joe McG:

@KP: Ha ha!
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:00am Wild Neil:

I escaped the exurbs to live on the lower east side of Manhattan. Now I live in a tiny development in wine country. You can have NY! It makes me too nervous now...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 11:00am Parq:

Hi Joe. Been listening off and on all morning but just getting a chance to check in. You sound tired, but a good kind of tired. You sound like you believe -- and quite rightly so -- that you are on the far end of a job well done.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 11:01am Parq:

Funny that I should tune in and hear Method Actors. You played Pylon earlier. I saw the two of them on a double bill at Trax on West 72nd Street in '80.
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 11:02am Joe McG:

Ah, thanks, Parq! I think we did pretty OK!
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:04am βrian:

I've never heard The Method Actors, but boy do they take me back to the early 80s. What fun.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 11:05am Cecile:

I wouldn't doubt it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 11:06am Cecile:

ritmo is rhythm
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:07am βrian:

Did you know 'sardonic' has its roots in Sardinia?
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:09am P-90:

DEFinitely caught the "Misty Mountain" vibe there, I was thinking that if a particular musician friend of mine were here, he would have heard it too and it would have started a whole conversation...
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:09am KP:

Frosty
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 11:10am Cecile:

Method Actors were also a 2-person band
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 11:11am V Priceless:

freddie kaboodleschnitzer still corners the market in the 'drummer name' dept.
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:12am KP:

By the time I saw Lee Michaels he only played electric piano, having given up organ to preserve his hearing. Frosty was there.
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:12am P-90:

"Frosty" a bit more of an exotic dancer name than a drummer name, but OK.
And I might be mistaken, but by 1977 Virgin was indeed regarded as a pretty big label.
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:12am Dean:

"The Latin adjective is < Greek Σαρδόνιος Sardinian, which in late Greek was substituted for σαρδάνιος (Homer, etc.; of obscure origin), as the descriptive epithet of bitter or scornful laughter; the motive of the substitution was the notion that the word had primary reference to the effects of eating a ‘Sardinian plant’ (Latin herba Sardonia or Sardōa), which was said to produce facial convulsions resembling horrible laughter, usually followed by death."
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 11:14am Greg from ZONE 5:

I bought some Alan Watts tapes at that flea market! I think it was the first time I ever visited the station.
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:15am Wild Neil:

@Greg-Alan Watts tapes sounds like something you would get at a WFMU flea market...very apropos
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:18am Matt Warwick:

Mmmm smackers
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:18am melinda:

Figs in a flakey pie crust sounds good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 11:18am Cheri Pi:

I'm so jealous, Joe you gotta buy me an Upper Crust tshirt! I'll totes pay you back
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 11:19am Cecile:

VP, you know it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 11:19am Cecile:

I want to see the Crust!
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 11:20am Joe McG:

@Cheri Pi: Of course I will, e-mail me later on.
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:20am herb.nyc:

(wow, i see Matt Warwick's name & i wanna pee. no, not a fetish thing - it's that whenever i tune into his show it's bec i wake and need to go to bathroom) my friend is a big Upper Crust fan and i saw them at an 826NYC (?) benefit at irving plaza, years ago. they royally rocked.
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:21am P-90:

@Dean: see also the classic 1961 psychological horror film "Mr. Sardonicus."
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 11:22am Ken From Hyde Park:

I like chicken pot pies with the delicious, flaky crust on top. I dislike chicken pot pies that don't have a bottom crust. What a scam!
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:25am βrian:

No bottom crust? I've never heard of such a thing. That just ain't right.
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:26am statoj:

I looked up that we the people tune- the credits don't list any sitar-type instruments. Was Ellen playing that on a guitar with a slide? It was tremendous!
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:27am P-90:

@herb: Well, at least it's "not a fetish thing," though I hope Matt's not disappointed...
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 11:27am V Priceless:

love the Crust too - just saw them in March. Weird thing is they never have any merch with them!
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:27am βrian:

Bottomless pie, served with a helping of sardonic laughter.
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 11:28am Joe McG:

@statoj: Yes, she was a slide player. She played the hell out of it, too!
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 11:30am V Priceless:

a yes....lovin' this Eno VU cover
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:30am Wild Neil:

@Ken-The upper crust had a meeting, they kicked out the bottom crust, they were too uppity. I'll email you the memo. I verbally protested, but wanted to keep my job so I just shut up. Sorry, dude.
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:30am statoj:

I remember EM's name from the 70's but I had no idea she got into ragas. (But why not? We all loved Ravi Shankar just on George Harrison's word.)
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 11:31am Chris from DC:

Did not know At Swin 2 Birds had been reissued.
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:31am herb.nyc:

re Thur show at Monty Hall - are wfmu dj's in bands Nude Beach and Lame Drivers? (ooops, i youtubed Nude Beach and got to some "natural" vids)
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 11:32am Joe McG:

@Herb: Yes, Jason Sigal is a member of Lame Drivers, the openers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 11:32am JakeGould:

Hullowe.
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:34am herb.nyc:

@JoeMcG thanks for Lame info; whenever i hear Jason Sigal i think Jesse Jarnow, and vice versa. must be my pee fetish
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:35am herb.nyc:

back to Jesse Jarnow, his book got a good review (in nytimes?)
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:35am P-90:

This is disturbing news. I don't think I've ever seen a pie, store-bought, home made, or served in a restaurant, that "cheated" by not having crust on the bottom. Egads, what will they think of next? Has Bernie and/or Hillary taken a position on this?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 11:36am Cecile:

A cobbler is a pie with no bottom crust. Some people do just a top crust because they are either counting calories or they don't like a soggy bottom crust. It's not that unusual
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 11:39am JakeGould:

I actually like Table Talk pies… *chrips* *chrips* *chrips* *howls* *teenage laughter* *chirps* *chirps*
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:40am Dean:

Once when I was in elementary school my mother put an individually wrapped piece of cherry pie (no Freud jokes, please) in my lunch, which was weird, because I don't recall her ever giving me dessert-type stuff at lunch. I only realized after eating about half the slice that it was resting on a thin piece of cardboard. I'd taken several bites from the cardboard.
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:42am statoj:

On that Richard Griffiths British detective series, Pie in the Sky, chef Henry Crabbe, noted for his steak and kidney pie, never used a bottom crust (although I say the more crust the better.)
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:42am P-90:

@herb: know what you mean about possible Jason/Jesse confusion, being a bit of a night owl myself. I know jj's book got a glowing review in Rolling Stone. [Full disclosure: Jesse's been known to write for that selfsame august peiodical]
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:43am Brendan:

Its also an easier desert. Some berries sprinkled with a crumbled mixture of rolled oats, flour, small chunks of butter sprinkled with sugar makes a nice cobbler. Or crumble some chocolate chip cookies over raspberries in ramekins . In and out the oven in 15 mins and throw a scoop of ice cream and .. Uh i gotta go!
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:44am KP:

Ts?
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:44am statoj:

Dean, you were probably busy thinking about word derivations. Thanks, by the way for that gem about Sardenia. Made my day.
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:44am highlowe:

beautiful show Joe! Thank you!
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:45am melinda:

Extra crust wouldn't save a steak and kidney pie. Blech.
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 11:45am Joe McG:

Glad you're enjoying it, highlowe!
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 11:46am Sem Chumbo:

Soothing to be along w/ Clan McGasko of a Monday morning. Still looking forward to the all-cover show featuring "You Know my Name, Look up the Number" , Joe.
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:46am P-90:

I stand corrected, you guys are right: cobblers count as pies, and certain traditional meat pies have top crust only...
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 11:47am Joe McG:

@Sem: Oh, it's coming. :)
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:47am statoj:

Lennon! Perfect! Thank you, Joe!
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:48am Jeff g.:

Great set, Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 11:48am Ken From Hyde Park:

I wonder if the double-decker pie has been invented yet. Even more crust to work with!
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 11:49am Joe McG:

Thanks, Jeff, good to see you!
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:49am Dean:

Happy to oblige, @statoj. I agree. Facial Convulsions Resembling Horrible Laughter, Usually Followed by Death would make a great band name.
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:49am Wild Neil:

@Ken-yes, you spell pie crust-p-I-e-crust.
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:49am melinda:

Thanks for the music, Joe!
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 11:50am Joe McG:

You bet, Melinda, so happy to do it!
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:51am βrian:

Rictus Pie

(But they could never play live.)
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:52am statoj:

Dean, I think an acronym would be helpful for that band name although darn difficult.
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:52am JakeGould:

@KenFromHydePark: Tony Manero eats two slices of pizza pie on top of each other at the beginning of "Saturday Night Fever."
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:53am Brendan:

Think you'd have to bake the double pies separately and construct after. No way to bake a center crust . I like the way you're thinking though. Keep exploring the kitchen space and play with it. Good pie talk.
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:54am P-90:

Is there a bassist called Crusty? He could team up with Frosty the drummer...
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 11:55am Joe McG:

I'm soon to be gone, so I just want to say thanks again to anyone who made it to the Record Fair and spent their hard-earned moolah, especially at WFMU's tables, and thanks to everyone for listening and commenting!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 11:56am pantz:

Thank you, Joe, for making another Monday bearable.
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 11:56am Whooda:

Such a nice show Joe, thanks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 11:56am Greg from ZONE 5:

Thanks, Joe!
Avatar    Mon. 5/2/16 11:57am V Priceless:

Thanks, Joe! (scored some great stuff @ FMU tables Friday night!)
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:57am SeanG:

thank you Joe
  Mon. 5/2/16 11:57am Brendan:

Joe man, you killed it today! The elusive 'McGasko sound' can never be copied. Thank you.
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:58am Wild Neil:

Cool show Joe! Double crust pies sound good but impractical to make...unless you make like a bundt type hole to expose the center crust? I don't know...its a crusty problem!
Avatar Mon. 5/2/16 11:58am statoj:

Totally awesome oasis in my morning! Thanks,
statoj
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 11:59am maestroso:

Yes, great show, great record fair, Thanks Joe and WFMU!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 11:59am Ken From Hyde Park:

Donald Trump eats his pizza pie with knife and fork.
  Mon. 5/2/16 12:00pm Brendan:

Neil, i lost my appetite when i read 'crusty' and 'hole' in the same descripion.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/2/16 12:00pm doctorjazz:

fun show, thanks Joe
  Mon. 5/2/16 12:01pm hendrix wolfbat:

Just discovered another stellar fmu dj. About to start new paintings and that last set threw me into the paint in a big way! Thanks Joe!
Avatar    Tue. 5/3/16 8:51am Joe McG:

Thanks, hendrix wolfbat, glad you found me! Today's playlist pic is art by Jean Shin called "Sound Wave."
  Tue. 5/3/16 6:05pm Will:

Hi Joe, I thought I recognized that tune "Circles" by Michael Brown, it was one of the songs on the Stories LP "ABOUT US" in a little 1:30 version that closes out the first side. Also thanks for playing that Mick Cox track, always wondered what that record sounded like. Your fan forever, Will J, Pawtucket
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