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Options May 8, 2016: All the Lovely People

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The Hollies  Wings   Options
Happy End  Juuni gatsu no ame no hi   Options
Barış Manço  Gülpembe   Options
Paul McCartney  One of These Days   Options
Booker T. & the MG's  Because/You Never Give Me Your Money   Options
Charles Bradley  Changes   Options
Rikki Ililonga & Musi-O-Tunya  Smoke   Options
Mulatu Astatke  Yèkèrmo Sèw   Options
Karl Hector & the Malcouns  Omebele   Options
Ed Woods and the Afro '70  Cuguzza Zambezi   Options
Eleanor Rigby  Is It Worth It All   Options
Eddie Fisher and Allan (Dealth) Merry and Yodi Gang  Homeboy Part 1   Options
The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band  Spreadin' Honey   Options
Susana Baca  Hey Pocky Way   Options
 
The Beatophonics  I Thank You   Options
The Redcoats  You Have No Right   Options
The Mods  Days Mind the Time   Options
The Olivia Tremor Control  A New Day   Options
The Action  Icarus   Options
Del Shannon  Easy to Say   Options
Los Brincos  Nobody Wants You Now   Options
The Turtles  Let Me Be   Options
Wendy & Bonnie  It's What's Really Happening   Options
Jackie & Roy  Kenny's Minuet   Options
Os Cariocas  Anjinho bossa nova   Options
Abayudaya  Psalm 92   Options
Céu  Sangria   Options
Coleman Hawkins  Samba Para Bean   Options
Ike Quebec  Blue Samba   Options
The Rockin' Baritones  Rainy Night in Georgia   Options
The Viscounts  Harlem Nocturne   Options
Brenda and the Tabulations  Dry Your Eyes   Options
 

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:01pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...if they only knew about FMU...
Avatar    Sun. 5/8/16 5:03pm KP:

Good day, Gaylord.
  Sun. 5/8/16 5:05pm P-90:

Hi Gaylord! Here to self-medicate a case of the blues... I know can count on you as an enabler.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:07pm Gaylord Fields:

Hi, @Revolution Rabbit Nov63!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:07pm Gaylord Fields:

@KP: Felicitations!
  Sun. 5/8/16 5:08pm melinda:

I'm with P-90, this is good medicine.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 5/8/16 5:08pm redkayak:

Good afternoon, all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:09pm Gaylord Fields:

@P-90: I hope I can move your blues out of the red and into the black.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:09pm Gaylord Fields:

@melinda: How kind of you to say!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:09pm Gaylord Fields:

@redkayak: Welcome!
  Sun. 5/8/16 5:09pm bill:

can you cure my lalo schifrin obsesson
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 5/8/16 5:10pm redkayak:

Hey Gaylord!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:10pm Gaylord Fields:

@bill: Oftentimes, most certainly, but probably not today.
  Sun. 5/8/16 5:13pm Fjolla:

Gaylord! You killed me with Baris Manco's Gülpembe- which means 'Pink Rose' and is a song about loss...I spent all my teenage summers by the coast in Turkey!
I am remembering our talks after the Faust show lovingly! Greetings!
Avatar    Sun. 5/8/16 5:14pm Sem Chumbo:

Hiya, Gaylord, and all. Wings to McCartney so far. Hmmm. Catholic enough for me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:17pm Gaylord Fields:

@Fjolla: Thank you for checking in, and for the translation! (I didn't pick up much Turkish in my 10 days there -- just enough to yell at taxi drivers trying to cheat me.)

It was a joy sharing popcorn with you after the Faust show. I hope all is well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:18pm Gaylord Fields:

@Sem Chumbo: Yes, my shows will have a bit of subtext running through them at times.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:19pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...it's like - What If there was this boy band of former teddy boys that formed a little R&B club band that got huge & turned out to be world-class historical geniuses & style, cultural - even philosophical / mystical & political icons all @ once...Yeah right that'll happen...
  Sun. 5/8/16 5:19pm P-90:

Hiya, Sem. Nice to see you around more often.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:20pm Gaylord Fields:

@Revolution Rabbit Nov63: "Alchemy" is the word I use to describe the phenomenon to which you allude.
  Sun. 5/8/16 5:22pm SeanG:

sing it Charles
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 5/8/16 5:22pm redkayak:

Very nice.....
Avatar    Sun. 5/8/16 5:23pm Sem Chumbo:

@P-90, you are most kind.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 5/8/16 5:26pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Here's to Ozzie & Sharon Osbourne. I hope their breakup isn't permanent.
Avatar Sun. 5/8/16 5:31pm geezerette:

Instant happiness! Good evening Your Elegance and assembled.
(:cD
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:33pm Gaylord Fields:

@geezerette: I'm happy to welcome you!
  Sun. 5/8/16 5:34pm B Lawless:

There are many very good reasons for Dylan to have gone electric, but here's a new theory.

Dylan and the Beatles had a dialectical relationship quite similar to that of Cash and Dylan. One would influence the other and v.v. Dylan's acoustic folk deeply influenced John and the Beatles from 64-66. I'll Follow..., You've Got To... and Norwegian... especially, and later carried on with Revolver, made Dylan's style, to the man himself, too mainstream & predictable, too old hat. He wanted to shake up our expectations again, shed his old skin, and become something new, so he went electric. Did what THEY had been doing before THEY were influenced by him. Being Dylan, he probably wanted to prove that he could actually do their electric rock thing better than they could.

This (Norwegian Wood, etc.) is strongly analogous to Side 2 of G’NR N Lies. It immediately made the beat band scene turn more folkie, acoustic and introspective, killing off hair-pop-metal (G’NR) and beat-band-simplistic-pop-rock (Beatles). The harder thrash and death metals that followed, and became more popular in the wake of Lies, a market for people who didn't want bubble- gum or ballad-folk metal, is analogous to the pysch, proto-prog, acid, blues and other rock genres and subgenres that followed in the wake of Norwegian.... (The Beatles, of course, didn't fade away, as G’NR did, but continued to be a relvant part of the reaction against the rock rebellion that they themselves fomented.)
  Sun. 5/8/16 5:34pm bill:

when you by older music for the show, are you going out of your way to find either stereo or mono mixes
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:36pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Dylan loved Little Richard before Woody Guthrie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:37pm Scraps deSelby:

H'lo Gaylord, h'lo people people. It's sunday (sunday! sunday!) here in Snohomish County, Washington, a beautiful day I think (I can't tell weatherwise); it's rehab day every day for a while, and sunday means a day off from rehab.... yeah. Love this music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:37pm Gaylord Fields:

@bill: It depends on the record label and the era, I guess. Sometimes I just go by gut as to whether I want the mono or stereo copy of an LP. Sometimes I just buy what's cheaper, if I don't have a preference.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:38pm Gaylord Fields:

@Scraps deSelby: Welcome! It pleases me to know that you're enjoying what I'm doing in such sympathetic surroundings.
  Sun. 5/8/16 5:38pm bill:

soundtracks work better in mono
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:39pm Scraps deSelby:

=simplistic= pop rock??
  Sun. 5/8/16 5:40pm JakeGould:

Might we get some "
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:41pm Scraps deSelby:

aaahhh, LOVE the Malcouns
  Sun. 5/8/16 5:42pm JakeGould:

Grrr. "Soul Makossa." Might we? Probably not but just asking.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:44pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Lennon: 'There were Cowboys w/ guitars [presumably movies] before Rock'n'Roll'...
Avatar    Sun. 5/8/16 5:44pm Fox (Rā-chul):

hullo everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:44pm Gaylord Fields:

@Scraps deSelby: I love living in a world where Germans can get down and get funky with the best of them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:46pm Scraps deSelby:

when you say "soul makossa", immediately in my mind the album cover, a happy face of a woman, with the name of the album, forms
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:47pm Scraps deSelby:

Gaylord: yea verily
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:48pm Gaylord Fields:

@Fox (Rā-chul): Glad you are here, whenever you're here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:50pm Scraps deSelby:

(when I say "album cover", I mean The Lafayette Afro Rock Band; apparently they're a lot of "Soul Makossa" albums)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:54pm Gaylord Fields:

@Scraps deSelby: Oh, I remember 1972-73 being lousy with "Soul Makossa" cash-ins (and that's a good thing).
Avatar Sun. 5/8/16 5:54pm geezerette:

Watts 103rd Street!!!
Avatar Sun. 5/8/16 5:55pm geezerette:

God what a band!
  Sun. 5/8/16 5:56pm Mr C:

It's got to be a mother for me...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:56pm Gaylord Fields:

@geezerette: That's just one nexus of soul/funk (as is McLemore Avenue).
Avatar    Sun. 5/8/16 5:56pm Fox (Rā-chul):

(I'm usually here on Sundays, I just don't usually log in during the day)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:57pm Gaylord Fields:

@Mr C: This set is for all the mothers out there -- and we both know who they are!
  Sun. 5/8/16 5:59pm JakeGould:

Wonder which has more covers? "Grazing in the Grass" or "Soul Makossa?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 5:59pm Gaylord Fields:

@ Fox (Rā-chul): Thanks for clarifying. Glad you're here even when you're not "here"!
Avatar Sun. 5/8/16 6:00pm geezerette:

Gaylord, you are curating a museum's worth of blue chip sounds!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:05pm Scraps deSelby:

oh oh oh oh oh!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:05pm Gaylord Fields:

@geezerette: Hat season is coming soon, so you shouldn't swell my head too much!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:06pm Scraps deSelby:

happy happy happy so happy
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:07pm Gaylord Fields:

@Scraps deSelby: You know what? Me, too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:07pm Scraps deSelby:

awesome vocals
  Sun. 5/8/16 6:08pm JakeGould:

60s jangle zone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:08pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Simple dumb PopRawk. So - *you* arrange & learn & sing & play this all @ once...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:10pm Gaylord Fields:

@JakeGould: Submitted for your approval...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:11pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...bands these days who chart w/ no experience - see them Live on a latenight show - & they don't even *try* to sing the harmonies on the rekkid - so tell me how wimpy The Beatles were...
  Sun. 5/8/16 6:12pm JakeGould:

The Outer Jangle Limits
Jangle Five-O
Kolchak: The Night Jangler
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:13pm Scraps deSelby:

weeping happy

music! thank you

oh, O.T.C. too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:14pm Gaylord Fields:

@Revolution Rabbit Nov63: I often choose to listen to J&P's or JP&G's isolated vocal harmonies whenever my mind needs blowing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:14pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

The Man from Jangle.
Janglelin's Island.
I Dream of Jangle.
Bejangled...
Avatar Sun. 5/8/16 6:14pm geezerette:

The Beatles are a godhead.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:14pm Scraps deSelby:

thank god I'm listening!
Avatar Sun. 5/8/16 6:15pm geezerette:

Total agreement Scraps!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 5/8/16 6:16pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Later, gators. That grass isn't going to mow itself, I'm afraid.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:16pm Gaylord Fields:

@Ken From Hyde Park: You should get some grazing goats.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:17pm Scraps deSelby:

Del! whee!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:18pm Scraps deSelby:

The Jangle Set
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:20pm Gaylord Fields:

@ Scraps deSelby: How did Del's "Home and Away" -- one of the great albums of the '60s -- sit in a can for decades? (smdh, as Teh Kidz say.)
Avatar Sun. 5/8/16 6:21pm Monica:

it's offish - mind blown!
Avatar    Sun. 5/8/16 6:22pm Sem Chumbo:

Thanks, Gaylord, always a musical treat to hear your show.
Entre nous, I hear from a usually reliable source that Joe McGasko is planning Joy of Repetition #4: an all- cover show w/ "You Know My Name (Look Up the Number)" the theme.
See you next time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:23pm Gaylord Fields:

@Monica: Love love love!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:23pm soup and fog:

I'm Just Doin' Me
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:23pm Gaylord Fields:

@Sem Chumbo: Thanks for the tip!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:25pm Gaylord Fields:

@Monica: Not for nothing, but you killed it last week!
Avatar Sun. 5/8/16 6:26pm Monica:

you keep he bar high, G!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:28pm Gaylord Fields:

@Monica: You're just snatching back what I stole from you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 5/8/16 6:32pm melinda:

This is beautiful.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:34pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...being a David - I'm partial to a Psalm...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:34pm Gaylord Fields:

@melinda: It's liturgical chants as performed by Ugandan Jews.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:35pm Gaylord Fields:

@Revolution Rabbit Nov63: Is that a slingshot in your pocket, or are you just glad to be listening?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:36pm Scraps deSelby:

If I somehow forget in the next half hour (and I forget lots since my stroke): Gaylord, you are an awesome dj. Whew! i'm very happy sitting in this sub-hospital room. Thank you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:38pm Gaylord Fields:

@ Scraps deSelby: I wish wellness for you, and soon. Thank you for the amazing kindness.
  Sun. 5/8/16 6:42pm Mr C:

Leny Adrade is coming to perform in NYC!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:42pm Adrian in London:

Been watching a film so checking in late. But judging from the playlist it's been as lovely as usual. I'll catch up tomorrow.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:45pm soup and fog:

I'm a fan of all this sultry sax
Avatar Sun. 5/8/16 6:45pm geezerette:

Ike Quebec is one of my favorite artists.
  Sun. 5/8/16 6:45pm JakeGould:

Sax and Jangle
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:46pm Gaylord Fields:

@Mr C: I did not know! I will run, not walk, to get tickets! Thanks for the tip!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:46pm Gaylord Fields:

@Adrian in London: Good night!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:46pm Gaylord Fields:

@soup and fog: It's a good way to wind down a Sunday, isn't it?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:47pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Ben Webster stylee. 'Yèkèrmo Sèw' earlier I think it was - was after 'Song For My Father' by Horace Silver. This has been your daily visit from the Jazz Police...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:47pm Adrian in London:

@Gaylord Still here for the rest of the show!
  Sun. 5/8/16 6:48pm Carmichael:

This station has been on a Sergio Mendes/bossa nova/soul thing lately. I love it! Heya Gaylord and listeners.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:48pm Gaylord Fields:

@geezerette: I hope the scratchy medium doesn't obscure Ike Quebec's sax message for you.
  Sun. 5/8/16 6:48pm Mr C:

Birdland BossaBrazil 2016...would dearly love to join you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:48pm Gaylord Fields:

@Carmichael: It's springtime!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:49pm Gaylord Fields:

@Mr C: You'll be there in spirit, that's for sure!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:50pm Scraps deSelby:

This is beautiful Coleman Hawkins.... Oh, this is my favorite Ike Quebec album. Very mellow. Actually, I haven't listened to much Ike Quebec, but i want to.
Avatar Sun. 5/8/16 6:55pm Monica:

i see what you did there, g!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:56pm Gaylord Fields:

@Monica: That'll be between you and me, kiddo!
  Sun. 5/8/16 6:57pm Mr C:

Woo-hoo!
Avatar Sun. 5/8/16 6:57pm geezerette:

Thanks Gaylord,for all the beauty and joy.
  Sun. 5/8/16 6:58pm JakeGould:

Thanks G-Lord!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:58pm Gaylord Fields:

@geezerette: @JakeGould @everyone: Thank you!
Avatar Sun. 5/8/16 6:58pm Monica:

thanks for another stellar shoo, gaylord!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 5/8/16 6:59pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...holycrow - I'm such a fanboy of FMU-Js lately...
  Sun. 5/8/16 6:59pm JakeGould:

Really Big Shu!
Avatar    Sun. 5/8/16 6:59pm slugluv1313:

lovely, Gaylord -- thank you! esp. this last group of tunes, & ESPECIALLY those enchanting takes on "Rainy Night in Georgia" & "Blue Samba" -- so perfect for soothing a stressful Sunday evening! :)
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