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Artist Song Album Label Images Approx. start time
Joni Mitchell  Amelia   Options Hejira  Asylum     
Nancy Wilson  Ode to Billie Joe   Options Welcome to My Love  Capitol    0:05:45 ()
Satanicpornocultshop  Anorexia Gas Balloon (Candy Says)   Options Anorexia Gas Balloon  Sonore 
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0:11:07 ()
8 Bit Weapon with ComputeHer  Eleanor Rigby   Options Wanna Hld Yr Handheld, vol. 1 (various artists)  8-Bit Operators    0:16:06 ()
Laura Nyro  Eli's Coming   Options Eli and the Thirteenth Confession  Columbia    0:18:18 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
The Artie Schroeck Implosion 
Amy's Theme   Options A Spoonful of Lovin'  Verve 
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0:22:07 ()
Bothy Band  Fionnghuala   Options Best of  Green Linnet    0:26:11 ()
Michael Hurley, The Unholy Modal Rounders, Jeffrey Fredericks & The Clamtones  Griselda   Options Have Moicy!  Rounder    0:27:29 ()
Irving Mills and His Hotsy Totsy Gang (Hoagy Carmichael, vocal)  Harvey   Options Hoagy Sings and Plays Carmichael (various artists)  King Jazz    0:29:45 ()
The "You Don't Have to Be Jewish" Players  Irving (featuring Frank Gallop) (Listen: )   Options When You're in Love the Whole World is Jewish  Kapp 
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0:32:52 ()
Beach Boys  Johnny Carson   Options Love You  Brother/Reprise    0:35:39 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Living Strings 
Mary, Mary   Options I'm a Believer and Other Monkee's Hits  Camden 
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0:38:22 ()
Beastie Boys  Johnny Ryall   Options Paul's Boutique  Capitol    0:42:25 ()
David Bromberg  Sharon   Options Demon in Disguise  Columbia    0:45:16 ()
Jungle Brothers  Belly Dancin' Dina   Options Done By the Forces of Nature  Warner Bros.    0:51:17 ()
Wislawa Szymborska  View With a Grain of Sand (read by your host) (Listen: )   Options View With a Grain of Sand: Selected Poems  Harcourt Brace    0:55:01 ()
Patti Smith  Kimberly   Options Horses  Arista    0:56:43 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Bert Kaempfert 
Bert's Tune   Options Afrikaan Beat  Decca 
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1:00:49 ()
The Raincoats  Lola   Options The Raincoats  Rough Trade; DGC    1:03:40 ()
Djavan  Maria das Mercedes   Options A Voz, O Violao, A Musica de Djavan  Som Livre    1:07:28 ()
Nouvelle Vague  Making Plans for Nigel   Options Nouvelle Vague  Peacefrog 
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1:10:16 ()
William Bell  A Tribute To A King   Options The Complete Stax-Volt Singles 1959-1968 (various artists)  Stax    1:13:36 ()
The Modern Lovers  Pablo Picasso   Options The Modern Lovers  Beserkley    1:16:27 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Living Strings 
She   Options I'm a Believer and Other Monkee's Hits  Camden 
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1:20:40 ()
Chuck Berry  Little Queenie   Options The Great Twenty-Eight  Chess    1:23:54 ()
Ramones  Ramona   Options Rocket to Russia  Sire    1:26:20 ()
Dr. Sparkles  Don't Make Terry Wait   Options Hello, Good Evening and Yes  Dr. Sparkles    1:28:58 ()
John Shuttleworth & Family  Swimming With Sharon   Options found here      1:33:33 ()
R. Stevie Moore  Wayne, Wayne   Options Nevertheless Optimistic  Innova 
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1:37:25 ()
Monkees  Valleri   Options Listen to the Band (box set)  Rhino    1:41:30 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
George Martin 
Ringo's Theme (This Boy)   Options A Hard Day's Night (soundtrack)  United Artists    1:43:49 ()
Laurie Anderson  Let X = X   Options Big Science  Warner Bros.    1:45:56 ()
Rosie Vela  Zazu   Options Zazu  A&M    1:49:45 ()
John Lennon  Oh Yoko!   Options Imagine  Apple    1:54:13 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Nunzio and His Accordiocats 
Elenita   Options Accelerated Accordions  Family Records 
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1:58:17 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 11:10am People Like Us:

Good day to you
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 11:17am schmutz:

hello hi!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 11:20am Charlie:

Hi PLU and schmutz! Get ready for a song-y show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 11:55am Michael:

Howdy Charlie. And Vicki and schmutz. Awaiting the parade of song.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 11:58am βrian:

Good Day, Monsieur Charlie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:00pm listener james from westwood:

Welcome back, Charlie, and howdy all!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:02pm Charlie:

Hello Michael, ßrian, listener James from westwood!
It is good to be back.
  Thu. 6/23/16 12:02pm Listening Out There:

Let us not forget, Jaco Pastorius on bass on "Hejira"...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:03pm doctorjazz:

Hi all, nice start!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:03pm Charlie:

yes, Listening Out There, and Neil Young plays harmonica on Furry Sings the Blues...
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:03pm Charlie:

but neither of them is on this song...
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:04pm Charlie:

hi doctorjazz, nice to see you.
  Thu. 6/23/16 12:04pm Listening Out There:

Did not know Neil Young was on the recording. Thank you, All Knowing Host...
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:05pm Charlie:

I have the album in front of me :)
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:06pm βrian:

Wow, like the reification of an mp3!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:06pm Michael:

A co-worker, who's also a drummer, informed me there is a new doc on Netflix about Jaco, called...Jaco. He enjoyed it and recommended it.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:08pm Charlie:

Sounds promising, Michael.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:09pm ndbob:

afternoon Charlie and everyone!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:09pm Charlie:

ßrian -- yes, et incarnatus est
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:10pm Charlie:

Well met, Bob! How's by you?
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:11pm βrian:

Mirabile dictu!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:11pm ndbob:

Doin OK Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:15pm doctorjazz:

love this Candy Says!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:16pm Charlie:

it captures something, eh, doctorjazz?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:17pm Dominick:

very nice
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:17pm thatpatsmith:

hello hello hello awl
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:18pm Charlie:

Howdy Dominick and thatpatsmith! Glad y'all are here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:20pm doctorjazz:

Got nuthin' to say...
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:22pm βrian:

So is it "brek-sit" or is it "bregg-zit?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:22pm doctorjazz:

Think I have those headphones Charlie's wearing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:23pm listener james from westwood:

You Brexit, you bought it.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:24pm βrian:

We used to consider Brattleboro to be the South.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:25pm Stashu:

Cheeeeeeeeeeese I want some cheese. Nice show Charlie- very thank you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:25pm People Like Us:

not leaving
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:26pm βrian:

I can't believe I have this on vinyl.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:27pm Charlie:

short song
  Thu. 6/23/16 12:27pm Listening Out There:

Hmm. "Georgia On My Mind" up next?
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:29pm Charlie:

Stashu! Hi.
Glad you can stay, Vicki:)
Listening -- no use guessing!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:29pm Stashu:

This Griselda song is too cute. I'm curling up in a fetal position.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:29pm Dominick:

yay! Stampfel
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:30pm doctorjazz:

Never hear the Unholy Modal Rounders, I'm glad they're on, make me smile when they're on.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:30pm Stashu:

More Griselda!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:31pm JP from KC:

I wish I had a cool name like Hoagy...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:33pm Hoagy from KC:

And now I do!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:33pm βrian:

Wha? The stream went wonky.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:33pm Michael:

oopsie i thinl
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:33pm Dominick:

we just fell into the robot stream
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:33pm listener james from westwood:

Think we just hopped onto the Drummer stream.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:34pm doctorjazz:

Same here, technical difficulties.
Gotta start working anyway...
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:35pm βrian:

Heraclitus is rolling over in his grave.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:35pm listener james from westwood:

We got Irving!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:35pm listener james from westwood:

And Irving got got.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:36pm schmutz:

I remember the wvew show. I still have an mp3 of a playlist called Rockin' Chair that I listen to every so often.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:36pm Dominick:

Johnny - funny
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:37pm βrian:

Ah, part of the beauty of Artisanal Radio...
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:37pm Stashu:

Shut up I love this song
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:37pm Stashu:

It's the besssssssssssst song ever! Charlieeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:38pm Stashu:

Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeek!!!!!!!!!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:42pm schmutz:

Have moicy! Hurley + Hoagy + Harvey!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:43pm βrian:

Moishe? That guy's a mensch.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:44pm geezerette:

Yay FLEX-TIME, Charlie-doing-something and idlers!
  Thu. 6/23/16 12:46pm Listening Out There:

"Johnny Angel" not necessary...
  Thu. 6/23/16 12:47pm Listening Out There:

"S" does come after "J" in the alphabet...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 12:47pm doctorjazz:

Great Bromberg track, another kicking around in my distant memory.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:49pm Charlie:

taking some liberties with the alphabet to expose the beastie boys - david bromberg connection
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:56pm coelacanth:

greetings Charlie and existentially nothings
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:58pm coelacanth:

mmm, what a perfect album this is.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 12:59pm βrian:

The sun is over the yard arm here on the isthmus. Time to forage for grub.
  Thu. 6/23/16 1:01pm Guessing Out There:

Elton John "Levon" on deck...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 1:05pm Jeff Golick:

Yay!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:05pm ndbob:

@Charlie a Vlada song for V?
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:06pm Charlie:

A late greeting to coelacanth. Hello Jeff G!
Guessing Out There: there are just so many songs to pick from!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:08pm Stashu:

I have this funny feeling that this version of Lola is my favorite one ever.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:09pm Charlie:

I love it too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 1:12pm listener james from westwood:

That Lola does indeed rock. Glad to hear Nouvelle Vague, too.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:13pm geezerette:

Nouvelle Vague is lovely.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:14pm coelacanth:

i quite like this too. ...my favorite xtc song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 1:15pm Jeff Golick:

Does Nouvelle Vague also cover "Peace Frog" on this record?
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:18pm coelacanth:

'lots of activity here. i hope i can stick around to find out what song is about a name starting with "X".
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:18pm Charlie:

Haha, Jeff, no! You've already heard the Peace Frog cover on this show:) The Nouvelle Vague album is all covers of early eighties bands.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:19pm geezerette:

Love "Pablo Picasso"! So funny.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:19pm Charlie:

coelacanth -- I'm cheating for the "X" song. I do have an "X" instrumental, but I'm saving it for the all-instrumental songs-with-names-in-the-titles show :)
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:20pm Charlie:

Salvador Dali, on mobiles: "The least one can ask of a piece of sculpture is that it does not move."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 1:20pm listener james from westwood:

Now I wanna watch Repo Man.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:24pm coelacanth:

ha! - well, i know of songs that start with X, but i'm not thinking of any name song with X.
...it seems like there should be a song to or from a mistress (or mister) who signs her (his) correspondences with an "X".
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:25pm Parq:

Pablo never got called an A-hole by a woman he was trying to get into bed. By women he got into bed and then forgot about, maybe.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:26pm coelacanth:

(or a song about a Xenia)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 1:27pm listener james from westwood:

@coelacanth: "Love Theme from 'X—The Man with X-Ray Eyes"
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:28pm Charlie:

hey, Parq -- that's what I'm talkin' about!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:28pm coelacanth:

aha..."Madame X", right?
  Thu. 6/23/16 1:29pm from lewes to lewis:

whoops...late tuning in....what'd I miss?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 1:30pm Jeff Golick:

(Just remembering I tried a similar theme in a less orderly or successful fashion a time ago: wfmu.org...)
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:30pm Parq:

An alternative if you ever decide to do this again: The 'kicker band BR5-49 did sort of an answer song to that Ramones song, called "Little Ramona's Gone Hillbilly Nuts".
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:31pm Charlie:

I'll add it to the list, Parq.
Hello, Peter :)
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:32pm Charlie:

Looks good, Jeff -- you got my brother Jorge Ben's song in there!
  Thu. 6/23/16 1:32pm from lewes to lewis:

aw shucks....that obvious?
  Thu. 6/23/16 1:35pm from lewes to lewis:

big day here in blighty. are we europeans or are we devo?
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:36pm Roberto:

Ahoy Nothingeers!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:38pm Stashu:

Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat is this. Charlie- I'm sorry but I think you've found gold. Again.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:39pm coelacanth:

hahaha! i haven't heard "swimming with sharon" since the 80s. i have no good excuse to have forgotten about it.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:40pm Charlie:

Stash -- "Swimming with Sharon"? Here:
blog.wfmu.org...
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:42pm Stashu:

CHARLIE THANK YOU! Everyone should read that! Now I can't wait to listen to more!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 1:43pm doctorjazz:

Nice V, we going Zorba for Z?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 1:44pm doctorjazz:

Fun show, thanks Charlie! Birthday party next, got my hat.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:44pm Parq:

I'm guessing with X, you're going to have to fudge a bit and go with Xanadu.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:45pm coelacanth:

hmm, that article says the shuttleworths was the 90s...i would've sworn i heard it in the 80s; but then, it's all a bit of a blur.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:46pm Parq:

The guitar solo on "Valeri":
en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:47pm Parq:

Even better.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:48pm Stashu:

Charlie! Laurie! Perfect!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:49pm βrian:

Oh my, what a fine re-entry! Laurie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 1:50pm doctorjazz:

X marks the spot!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 1:53pm Michael:

Ha! Well done Charlie. And thanks from Amelia to Zazu. Thought it might be Zaz Turned Blue =)
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:54pm Charlie:

That would've been perfect, Michael! I love that song.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:55pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 1:55pm Dominick:

Yay!!!!!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:56pm coelacanth:

this song never doesn't make me smile!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:56pm Parq:

A show worthy of your name, Charlie. Good week to you. Hope it's not too hot up there yet.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:57pm coelacanth:

Thanks Charlie! Bravo!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:58pm βrian:

Criminy, what to do now?
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:58pm coelacanth:

(mulching; digging; planting; bobbexing)
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:59pm Charlie:

Listen to Matt's show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 1:59pm listener james from westwood:

Thanks for the alphabetical name tour, Charlie!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 1:59pm coelacanth:

aw, man...well, if it rains i can.
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 2:00pm βrian:

I dunno. I wonder what's up in Ann Arbor?
  Thu. 6/23/16 2:00pm Listening Out There:

Bye + Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/23/16 2:01pm Jeff Golick:

Thx!
Avatar Thu. 6/23/16 2:01pm Charlie:

Thanks everybody for being here! See you next Week. Love you all! Big Ups!
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