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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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 9:59am highlowe:

a cupa joe and joe @Marc Francs...I agree!
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 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 Marcel M:

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

that's cool.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:06am Marc Francis:

@highlowe: The wiggling has definitely begun in my kitchen!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:45am βrian:

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

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

there's a record label called Kama Sutra? : )
Avatar Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:49am highlowe:

looks like I'll be going down the "Orange Juice" rabbit hole!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 10:54am βrian:

We need a jello mould filled with fruit, now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 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.
  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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 11:00am Joe McG:

@KP: Ha ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 11:02am Joe McG:

Ah, thanks, Parq! I think we did pretty OK!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 11:20am Joe McG:

@Cheri Pi: Of course I will, e-mail me later on.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 11:27am βrian:

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

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

a yes....lovin' this Eno VU cover
Avatar Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 11:31am Chris from DC:

Did not know At Swin 2 Birds had been reissued.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 11:45am Joe McG:

Glad you're enjoying it, highlowe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/2/16 11:50am Joe McG:

You bet, Melinda, so happy to do it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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 Swag For Life Member 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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