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Artist Track Album Approx. start time
Uncle Michael  Hinky Dinky Time Open   Options   0:00:00 ()
Heads Hands & Feet  Delaware   Options Heads Hands & Feet (Island - 1971)   0:02:20 ()
Horace Heidt & His Orchestra  Pennsylvania Polka   Options shellac 10" (b/w When Your Lips Met Mine) (Columbia - 1942)   0:07:07 ()
England Dan & John Ford Coley  New Jersey   Options England Dan & John Ford Coley (A&M - 1971)   0:09:56 ()
Big Al Downing  Georgia Slop   Options single (b-side to I Feel Good) (Columbia - 1964)
(From: Twistin' Rumble!! Vol. 3)
 
0:12:53 ()
Hoosier Hot Shots  Connie's Got Connections In Connecticut   Options shellac 10" (b/w Swanee) (Vocalion - 1940)
(From: Rural Rhythm 1935-1942)
 
0:14:55 ()
Four Vagabonds  Massachusetts   Options shellac 10" (b/w unk.) (Bluebird? - 1942?)
(From: Complete Recorded Works Vol 1 (1941-1951))
 
0:17:33 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
P. Reno / B. Stoller (Peter Reno and Barry Stoller) 
Sparks   Options Super Ride (Music De Wolfe - 1974)
(From: Inner City Beat: Detective Themes, Spy Music and Imaginary Thrillers)
 
0:20:11 ()
Sidney Bechet  Maryland, My Maryland   Options shellac 10" (b/w Careless Love) (Jazz Ltd. - 1949)
(From: Portrait)
 
0:24:16 ()
Flirtations  South Carolina   Options Nothing But A Heartache (Deram - 1969)   0:26:41 ()
Sonic Youth  New Hampshire   Options Sonic Nurse (Goofin' - 2004)   0:29:21 ()
Jimmy Reed  Down in Virginia   Options Rockin' With Reed (Vee-Jay - 1959)   0:34:29 ()
U.K. Subs  New York State Police   Options Teenage (EP) (GEM - 1980)
(From: The Singles 1978-1982)
 
0:36:48 ()
Gene Krupa And His Orchestra v. Anita O'Day  Just a Little Bit South of North Carolina   Options shellac 10" (b-side to Let's Get Away From It All) (Okeh - 1941)
(From: Young Anita #1: Gene Krupa Days)
 
0:39:24 ()
Blossom Dearie  Rhode Island Is Famous For You   Options Soubrette: Blossom Dearie Sings Broadway Hit Songs (Verve - 1960)
(From: The Diva Series)
 
0:42:01 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Syd Dale 
Danger Musicians at Work   Options Impact And Action (KPM - 1967)
(From: Inner City Beat: Detective Themes, Spy Music and Imaginary Thrillers)
 
0:44:08 ()
Johnny Hartman  Moonlight In Vermont   Options Songs From The Heart (Bethlehem - 1956)   0:48:23 ()
The Louvin Brothers  Kentucky   Options Tragic Songs Of Life (Capitol - 1956)
(From: Close Harmony)
 
0:51:31 ()
Emmylou Harris  Tennessee Rose   Options single (b/w Mama Help) (Warner Bros. - 1981)
(From: Anthology: The Warner/Reprise Years)
 
0:54:05 ()
The Presidents of the United States of America  Ohio   Options Kudos to You! (self-released - 2014)   0:57:45 ()
Randy Newman  Louisiana 1927   Options Good Old Boys (Reprise - 1974)
(From: Lonely at the Top: The Best of Randy Newman)
 
0:59:53 ()
The Jackson 5  Goin' Back To Indiana   Options single (b/w Can I See You In The Morning) (Tamla Motown - 1970)
(From: Dear Michael The Motown Collection)
 
1:02:50 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Clive Hicks 
Transit   Options Drama (KPM - 1975)
(From: Inner City Beat: Detective Themes, Spy Music and Imaginary Thrillers)
 
1:07:36 ()
Duke Ellington  Mississippi   Options shellac 10" (b/w Swanee Shuffles) (Victor - 1929)
(From: Centennial Edition (1927-1934))
 
1:12:31 ()
The Everly Brothers  Illinois   Options Roots (Warner Bros. - 1968)   1:15:42 ()
Neil Young  Alabama   Options Harvest (Reprise - 1972)   1:17:48 ()
Homegas  Maine   Options Homegas (Takoma - 1970)   1:21:46 ()
49th Parallel  Missouri   Options 49th Parallel (Maverick - 1969)   1:24:54 ()
Eggs Over Easy  Arkansas   Options Good 'N' Cheap (A&M - 1972)   1:28:15 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Norrie Paramor 
Theme from New Scotland Yard   Options Law Beat (Contour - 1974)
(From: Inner City Beat: Detective Themes, Spy Music and Imaginary Thrillers)
 
1:32:06 ()
Califone  Michigan Girls   Options Quicksand/Cradlesnakes (Thrill Jockey - 2003)   1:37:09 ()
Tenderfoot Edwards  Florida Bound   Options shellac 10" (b/w Seven Sister blues) (Paramount - 1929)
(From: The Rise & Fall of Paramount Records, Volume 2 (1928-1932))
 
1:40:50 ()
The Everly Brothers  T for Texas (Blue Yodel No. 1)   Options Roots (Warner Bros. - 1968)   1:43:34 ()
Baroques  Iowa, A Girl's Name   Options single (b/w Mary Jane) (Chess - 1967)
(From: 60's Garage Fuzz)
 
1:46:54 ()
R. Crumb And His Keep-On-Truckin' Orchestra  Wisconsin Wiggles   Options 10" (b-side to River Blues) (Ordinary - 1972)
(From: R Crumb's Music Sampler)
 
1:49:33 ()
The Five Chances  California   Options unk. (unk. - 1954?)
(From: Joan Selects, Volume 14)
 
1:52:40 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Francis Coppieters 
Funky Chimes   Options Piano Viberations (KPM - 1975)
(From: Inner City Beat: Detective Themes, Spy Music and Imaginary Thrillers)
 
1:55:04 ()
Northern Light  Minnesota   Options single (b/w Theme From Minnesota) (Glacier - 1975)   1:59:20 ()
Clutch  Oregon   Options Slow Hole To China (River Road - 2003)   2:02:45 ()
GTO's  Kansas And The GTO's   Options Permanent Damage (Straight - 1969)
(From: The Big Ball)
 
2:08:06 ()
Bob Lind  West Virginia Summer's Child   Options Photographs Of Feeling (World Pacific - 1966)
(From: Elusive Butterfly: The Complete Jack Nitzsche Sessions)
 
2:09:34 ()
Michael Nesmith & The First National Band  Nevada Fighter   Options Nevada Fighter (RCA Victor - 1971)   2:11:42 ()
Victoria Spivey  Nebraska Blues   Options shellac 10" (b-side to He Wants Too Much) (Vocalion - 1931)
(From: Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 3)
 
2:14:42 ()
The Seldom Scene  Colorado Turnaround   Options Recorded Live At The Cellar Door (Rebel - 1975)   2:18:01 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Dave Richmond 
Gotta Getaway   Options Look On The Bright Side (KPM - 1973)
(From: Inner City Beat: Detective Themes, Spy Music and Imaginary Thrillers)
 
2:20:34 ()
Sailor  North Dakota Morning   Options Sailor (700 West - 1976)   2:25:41 ()
André Williams  Only Black Man in South Dakota   Options Silky (In The Red Recordings - 1998)   2:28:23 ()
Yma Sumac   Montana   Options Legend Of The Sun Virgin (Capitol - 1952)   2:31:42 ()
DJ Baba James (James Whetzel)  Washington State   Options The House of Good Juju (Bandcamp - 2008)   2:35:14 ()
Alvino Rey & His Orchestra  Idaho   Options shellac 10" (b-side to It Isn't A Dream Any More) (Bluebird - 1942)   2:39:51 ()
Huevos Rancheros  Whiteout in Wyoming   Options Dig In! (Mint - 1995)
(From: The Sun Of The Beach 1 - Surf Music)
 
2:42:37 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Dave Richmond 
Heavy Lead   Options The Hunter (Drama Suite) (KPM - 1975)
(From: Inner City Beat: Detective Themes, Spy Music and Imaginary Thrillers)
 
2:45:17 ()
Pere Ubu  Road to Utah   Options Carnival of Souls (Fire - 2014)   2:49:07 ()
The Kinks  Oklahoma U.S.A.   Options Muswell Hillbillies (RCA Victor - 1971)   2:53:21 ()
Rick Danko  New Mexico   Options Rick Danko (Arista - 1977)   2:55:53 ()
Giorgio Moroder  Arizona Man (Jerk)   Options single (b/w So Young (Slow)) (Disc'Az - 1970)
(From: Schlagermoroder (Volume 1 - 1966-1975))
 
2:59:49 ()
Johnny Horton  North to Alaska   Options single (b/w The Mansion You Stole) (Columbia - 1960)
(From: Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music - Country and Western Hit Parade)
 
3:02:45 ()
Sol K. Bright and his Holly-Waiians  Hawaiian Cowboy   Options shellac 10" (b/w A Wee Doech An Doris) (Columbia - 1934)
(From: Hawaiian Steel Guitar Classics: 1927-1938)
 
3:05:28 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Fleetwood Mac 
Albatross   Options   3:08:20 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:00pm listener james from westwood:

We must close the giant-pencil gap with Canada!!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:00pm Alex In Illinois:

Hello!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:01pm ndbob:

afternoon UM and everyone!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:01pm Dominick:

hello dere!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:01pm Uncle Michael:

can you hear the in theme?
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:01pm βrian:

Remember, it's Canada Goose, not Canadian Goose.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 12:02pm Mike East:

loud n clear!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:02pm Dominick:

yep
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 12:02pm Meghan:

Yay! Now for my drive time music! Have a great show!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:02pm 67tele:

hi hi
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 12:04pm coelacanth:

this is how. bring it down and start it anew.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:04pm listener james from westwood:

You earned it, Meghan!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 12:04pm coelacanth:

hi Uncle M and Dinkies
  Fri. 7/1/16 12:05pm mauri:

hey there uncle michael. screwdrivers for everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:05pm Uncle Michael:

James! Alex! Bob! Dominick! Brian! Mike! Meghan! Tele! Coelacaanth!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:05pm Uncle Michael:

mauri!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:05pm Jeff Golick:

Is that Clippy's great uncle, Pencilly?
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:06pm Doug Schulkind:

Greetings from outside the Stonington public library! The joint is open only three days a week, but the Wifi is forever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:07pm Uncle Michael:

Jeff! Doug!

Free wifi means never having to say please or thank you.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:08pm βrian:

Mmm, last time I was near Stonington, I went musseling with friends. Mussels Casino had we, with much beer and rejoicing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:09pm Uncle Michael:

With beer, rejoicing comes easy.
Avatar    Fri. 7/1/16 12:10pm V Priceless:

Hey Uncle M - early congrats on beating our Mets butts this weekend! Woo!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:11pm βrian:

Now that I think of it, it was called Grog Island. Heh.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:11pm Uncle Michael:

Ummm...the Mets one last night, VP.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:11pm Uncle Michael:

won...damned phonetic keyboard!
Avatar    Fri. 7/1/16 12:12pm holland oats:

might i request baltimore?
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:12pm Doug Schulkind:

Had our first lobstah boil of the visit last night. Tomorrow, it's back to Bagaduce Lunch in Brooksville for the best fried clams in the universe. And tomorrow, my darling daughter turns 16! Did I mention the clams?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:13pm doctorjazz:

Hey all! Going to hear Weezer tomorrow, psyched.
Fun theme!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:14pm doctorjazz:

Enjoy it, Doug, happy birthday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:15pm Uncle Michael:

holland! Doc!

holland...well...err...I hate to state the obvious...
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:15pm βrian:

Say hi to that fun-loving governor.
Avatar    Fri. 7/1/16 12:15pm V Priceless:

D'oh! I didn't realize it was a four-game series...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 12:16pm Webhamster Henry:

The Hoosier Hot Shots are great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:16pm Uncle Michael:

Are you ready, Henry?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 12:17pm Webhamster Henry:

Do you know John Linnell's State Songs?
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:17pm βrian:

The Brexit vote should've been 'best of three.'
  Fri. 7/1/16 12:17pm Dean:

There can't possibly be a song about Oklahoma.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 12:18pm Webhamster Henry:

There's a great - actually a little tedious - Musical that Stan Freberg did on Oregon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:18pm doctorjazz:

Sufjan Stevens did Illinois...(not in the biblical sense)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:19pm Uncle Michael:

Stan did Omaha.
  Fri. 7/1/16 12:19pm ?:

@Dean..Rodgers and Hammerstein would beg to differ
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 12:19pm Webhamster Henry:

Rhode Island: It's famous for YOU.
  Fri. 7/1/16 12:20pm chromaphone:

This is fun. Listening while working out in Massachusetts!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 12:20pm Webhamster Henry:

Freberg's Oregon! Oregon!: www.shellac.org...
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:21pm listener james from westwood:

Wish her a fine 16th for us all, Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 12:21pm Webhamster Henry:

There's a another Connecticut song: www.youtube.com...
  Fri. 7/1/16 12:21pm Dean:

@?: Hmmm. I know "Nooooorth Dakota, where the wind comes sweepin' down the plain..." by R&H. Oklahoma?
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:22pm βrian:

Pat Metheny did Wichita Falls.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:25pm burke:

Yeah they should have stuck with that rough draft version...ND is surely a windier state than Oklahoma
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 12:26pm coelacanth:

there is the musical, but also "if you're ever in oklahoma", which is one of my favorite JJ Cale songs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:26pm Uncle Michael:

chromaphone! Dean! burke!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:26pm burke:

They play this song before the Preakness Stakes every year. I think it's the state song. And it kinda sounds like O Christmas Tree.
  Fri. 7/1/16 12:27pm Dean:

Jimmy LaFave does Woody Guthrie's "Oklahoma Hills."
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:29pm Doug Schulkind:

Dashing off to go swim with the lobsters. Have a great "rest of the show," Uncle Michael. And thanks for filling in for me last week!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:30pm Uncle Michael:

Watch out for those rubber bands, Doug.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:32pm 67tele:

im in a real state here
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 12:32pm coelacanth:

(especially Bootsie's rubber band)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:32pm Uncle Michael:

I, state your name.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:33pm Alex In Illinois:

Recently Pokey Lafarge and J.D. McPherson released a song called "Good Old Oklahoma". I think it might be a cover of an old song.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:34pm βrian:

Will you be going Provincial, as well? Seems like the right thing to do.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:34pm Uncle Michael:

JD is from Oklahoma...Pokey isn't.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:35pm Uncle Michael:

Sorry Brian, no.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:36pm burke:

Territories? Overseas possessions?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:36pm Uncle Michael:

Next week...fifty songs about Guam.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:38pm doctorjazz:

Good excuse for Mississippi Queen and California Sun, I'd say...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:38pm Uncle Michael:

Sure woulda been!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:40pm listener james from westwood:

Finding a NY song that referred to the state, vs the zillion songs that refer to the city, must've been a feat!
  Fri. 7/1/16 12:41pm Dean:

Krupa v. O'Day? A lawsuit?
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:41pm βrian:

They say that the nicest thing about NYC is that it's within driving distance of New York.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:42pm Uncle Michael:

James...yes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 12:43pm doctorjazz:

I actually hoping to hear this Blossom and song, making me smile.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 12:43pm Webhamster Henry:

Nice version too!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:45pm Alex In Illinois:

Are pencils from pencilvania?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 12:45pm Webhamster Henry:

A camp chair in New Hamp-chair, that's for me!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 12:45pm Webhamster Henry:

it's the order the states joined the US.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:46pm listener james from westwood:

Order of entry into the union?
  Fri. 7/1/16 12:46pm Dean:

Admission to the Union in chronological order
Avatar    Fri. 7/1/16 12:46pm V Priceless:

oh..you're doing them in the order the were adopted as states!!
  Fri. 7/1/16 12:46pm Dean:

Scooped!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:46pm ndbob:

Makes sense James
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:47pm ndbob:

and Henry
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:47pm βrian:

Well you're going to finish with a song about Puerto Rico, no? It's got to happen sometime.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:47pm listener james from westwood:

(Or in the first bunch, ratifying the Constitution?)
  Fri. 7/1/16 12:48pm Dean:

Might have to do a show entirely about Texas, i.e., states who have seceded.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:48pm listener james from westwood:

NJ as yet has no official state song!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:49pm βrian:

I still don't think Mexico would be willing to take Texas, but maybe they'd have mercy.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:49pm 67tele:

or states in a state of confusion - we're a mile high here in CO where maybe not the most beef for roast beef is but the salad's legal
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:50pm βrian:

Reminds me of that Billy Collins poem: Nightclub.
Avatar    Fri. 7/1/16 12:51pm holland oats:

worst beefheart cover ever
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:52pm 67tele:

hoping Donnie and Sarah catch a whiff while they're here
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 12:55pm Webhamster Henry:

There's an excellent No Taxation Without Representation song for D.C. (Sweet Honey In The Rock)
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 12:59pm βrian:

Round on both ends.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 1:03pm doctorjazz:

Great old Newman!
  Fri. 7/1/16 1:05pm Dean:

Gotta be Nina Simone next.
  Fri. 7/1/16 1:07pm Marie:

I have to say that I have never liked Randy Newman and find it hard to understand why so many people seem to. One clear criticism I have is that i think his songs are too long (not to mention that I think they are all kind of lame and depressing). Just my opiNion....
  Fri. 7/1/16 1:09pm Dean:

There are no wrong songs, only wrong...something. Oh, yeah: There are no wrong songs, only wrong aphorisms.
  Fri. 7/1/16 1:11pm Dean:

Apropos of next song, this just in c/o NYT: "A federal judge blocked — shortly before it was to take effect — a Mississippi law that would have given special protections to those who opposed same-sex marriage."
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:12pm Alex In Illinois:

I thought that the Presidents of the United States of America are from Seattle, WA.
  Fri. 7/1/16 1:13pm Dean:

Kerry Livgren's not in Kansas anymore?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 1:13pm Webhamster Henry:

There's a sameness to Randy Newman's material - but check out Harry Nilsson's Newman Album.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:14pm βrian:

@Alex: They're from the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 1:15pm Uncle Michael:

Kerry is in fact not in Kansas anymore. He prefers to remain in Kansas.
  Fri. 7/1/16 1:16pm Dean:

I suppose it's fair to say that Randy Newman is an acquired taste. I haven't fully acquired it, but a friend from high school was a fan then, and I trust his judgment, particularly respecting the early stuff. Sameness, though, isn't damning. Unless you're Rush.
  Fri. 7/1/16 1:17pm Dean:

Well, then, glad I saw Kansas when Livgren was in Kansas, rather than after he left for Kansas.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 1:19pm Uncle Michael:

Kerry stopped doing much secular music...then he had a stroke. A connection?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 1:19pm coelacanth:

this song=the wise choice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 1:20pm doctorjazz:

I've always been a Newman fan, which isn't to say I love every track he puts down, but when he hits, he really hits, at least for me (sometimes he does get too obvious/direct). Hey, I love Neil, but can't say I love every song or album he's done, either.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:22pm βrian:

Newman used to give me the pip. Now, I enjoy his humor. Same for cilantro. I can't get enough these days.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:22pm geezerette:

Howdy Howdy fellow Amerrykins!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 1:23pm coelacanth:

my older brother liked Randy Newman since i was little. i've had much opportunity to acquire the taste, but i don't think it's happening! i always thought he was clever but i just don't like his singing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 1:23pm Uncle Michael:

Howdy!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:23pm ndbob:

I have mixed feelings on Newman - some I like , some I don't, but best in small doses
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 1:23pm coelacanth:

hey g!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 1:23pm Webhamster Henry:

(Maine was part of Massachusetts .. that's why it's so late in the show)
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:24pm βrian:

Ah, a breakaway republic!
  Fri. 7/1/16 1:24pm Dean:

Next up, The Beatles. "Misery." (Or Flamin' Groovies same.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 1:25pm coelacanth:

hmm, i shouldn't just say clever. sometimes his lyrics are very powerful, in fact -though often shrouded so some folks don't see it.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:25pm βrian:

Missouri loves company?
  Fri. 7/1/16 1:25pm Marie:

Hey, loved that Maine song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 1:26pm Uncle Michael:

I'm glad.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:26pm geezerette:

hahaha Mr. Isthmus!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:27pm βrian:

Now I can't imagine what Wisconsin must be in for.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 1:29pm coelacanth:

i remember when "short people", a song shunning bigotry in a tongue in cheek way, got banned from some radio stations!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:29pm βrian:

"Ar-Kansas" still works for me.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:29pm 67tele:

@Brian: I love that expression "give me the pip". There were times it would have saved me quite a bit of grief if I'd just said "you really give me the pip" instead of what I did say.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 1:30pm Mike East:

just finished reading the 42nd Parallel.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:30pm ndbob:

and many Newman songs are better sung by others - one of my faves is "They Tell Me It's Summer" - a Fleetwoods B side
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:31pm geezerette:

Coel,my favorite is"You Can Leave Your Hat On".
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 1:31pm Mike East:

also, turns out I know a guy from Eggs Over Easy and I had no idea.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:33pm geezerette:

This is the best geography class I've ever had!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:34pm βrian:

The implied coda is: "... but, Baby, you're going to need a chin strap!"
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:35pm geezerette:

snicker.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 1:35pm coelacanth:

i haven't heard that many Newman covers. i've gotta get on that!
- though, g, i have heard that one, but i need to reacquaint myself.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 1:35pm Mike East:

bingo.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:37pm ndbob:

North and South Dakota?
  Fri. 7/1/16 1:37pm Dean:

ND, SD
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:37pm βrian:

The Twins of the Plains, of course.
  Fri. 7/1/16 1:39pm Meghan:

Theme-riffic! You will also be pleased to know that we got a tornado watch locally too!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:39pm βrian:

Here's to the Winter, Water, Wonderland.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 1:40pm Uncle Michael:

Hey Meghan...locate the nearest exit. It may be behind you!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:41pm βrian:

BTW, Have you heard the expression "dating Miss Michigan"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 1:42pm Uncle Michael:

nope...but I get it
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:43pm geezerette:

Coming up,"California Girls" by Mishigas.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:43pm βrian:

Only works for right-handers, though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 1:43pm Uncle Michael:

no one dates the U.P.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 1:44pm Uncle Michael:

Two states from the same album!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:46pm βrian:

Whaddya talking about? The UP is like a rabbit!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:46pm geezerette:

Brian have you seen the film,"The 49th Parallel"? Great B&W WWII extravaganza directed by Carol Reed.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:50pm geezerette:

filmsworthwatching.blogspot.com...
Directed by Michael Powell.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:50pm βrian:

Far out. It's now in my movie queue.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:51pm βrian:

We get R. Crumb? Ok, I'm down with that.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:51pm geezerette:

R. Crumb!!! :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 1:51pm Webhamster Henry:

Robert Armstrong on saw.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:52pm geezerette:

Snappy saw! Who's the whistler?
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:55pm geezerette:

UM this should be Ca state song! You know they're headed for Central Ave..
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:57pm geezerette:

FUN FUN FUN!!! Are we there yet?Are we there yet?Are we there yet?
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 1:59pm βrian:

Gopher it, dude.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:02pm βrian:

Hoist a Hamm's beer, then.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 2:09pm Webhamster Henry:

"We have a friend name ROOD NEEEY BINGENHEIMER" - the GTOs
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:13pm geezerette:

www.youtube.com...
For you, Webmaster Henry. :)
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:14pm geezerette:

uh,Webhamster...
  Fri. 7/1/16 2:15pm Dean:

I need to watch that, geezerette. Rodney is an odd duck, but he sure did make LA an interesting place in the '70s and '80s!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:18pm geezerette:

Yep Dean! A great local DJ and character. The famous booth at Canter's where he held court. I need to watch it too,haven't yet.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:19pm βrian:

Will the Twins proceed alphabetically?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 2:21pm Webhamster Henry:

@geezerette - yeah I saw that documentary - Rodney is the Rodneyest!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:22pm geezerette:

Cool!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:22pm Alex In Illinois:

Well now if you are including fiddle or banjo tunes, you get a lot more named after states. You can add a few more to the Oklahoma list like Oklahoma Waltz, and Oklahoma Redbird. But, I think the states having the most fiddle or banjo tunes named after them are Georgia and Arkansas.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:23pm ndbob:

I think so Alex
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:28pm ndbob:

not too many North Dakota songs - the only song I know of that mentions Jamestown - where I lived - is the North Dakota version of "I've Been Everywhere"
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:30pm Alex In Illinois:

The last few people from Puerto Rico who spoke to me about statehood said that there is 1 contingent wanting state-hood, 1 contingent wanting complete separatism as I n nationhood, 1 that wants things to remain as is, and another group that does not seem to care. And that as long as he nationhood and statehood groups each represent less than 50% of the population, there will not be any change.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 2:30pm Uncle Michael:

There are that many towns in North Dakota?
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:32pm ndbob:

quite a few UM:) don't see it on YT tho
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:33pm βrian:

When I toggle the terrain feature on and off, in Google Maps, ND doesn't appear to change.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:34pm geezerette:

Sing it, crazy cowgirl!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:35pm βrian:

I mean, it offers no relief whatsoever.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:35pm ndbob:

@Brian there's actually a huge difference - when you get west of the Missouri River, it totally changes within a few miles - it suddenly becomes very arid and rugged
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:36pm Rich in Washington:

YEEAAHHH!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 2:37pm Uncle Michael:

Rich! hahahaha
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:37pm βrian:

West of the Missouri? But thar be monsters!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:38pm burke:

Are the Missouri Brakes exclusively in MT or are there some in ND too?
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:40pm Rich in Washington:

I was wondering how the state I am in would get it. I just checked in to see that (although I've been listening since the beginning).
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 2:41pm Uncle Michael:

I couldn't let you down.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:41pm geezerette:

Antique auto tune!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:42pm Alex In Illinois:

James McMurtry mentions South Dakota in the chorus of a song on his most recent album. Wait, I can look it up... that's actually the title of the song. But, that is not North Dakota.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:42pm Rich in Washington:

You could not. Ever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 2:42pm Mike East:

anybody know if its okay to put hot liquid in the wfmu water bottle?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 2:43pm Uncle Michael:

I would presume so...if you open it carefully when hot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 2:45pm Mike East:

cool...been using it for iced coffee, but this morning, I didn't have any already cooled down coffee so I dumped hot coffee in, then realized some things aren't meant for hot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 2:46pm Mike East:

...and to your point, after getting nervous that I fucked up the bottle somehow, I opened it and it spit hot coffee out all over because of the pressure change.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:50pm ndbob:

excellent show UM!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 2:51pm Uncle Michael:

Which is why I recommended being careful, Mike!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 2:51pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks Bob!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:53pm Rich in Washington:

hard to find a high performance coffee bearing vessel.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:54pm Rich in Washington:

the missus and I like those contigo stainless steel cups. They can explosively vent coffee if you're not careful.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:57pm geezerette:

UM,too much fun,LOVE this show!
Happy 4th!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 2:57pm Uncle Michael:

Thank you geezerette.
  Fri. 7/1/16 2:58pm Mhinca:

Had to log in & say super thanks for a truly delightful show!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 2:58pm burke:

Danko solo! Is that Richard on there also? This is great
  Fri. 7/1/16 2:58pm Dean:

Let me promote a new book by a friend of mine. It's about the New Mexico counter culture: https://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/Irwin-Klein-and-the-New-Settlers,677138.aspx
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 2:59pm Uncle Michael:

en.wikipedia.org...
  Fri. 7/1/16 2:59pm Dean:

No, "counter culture" is not the residue at a greasy spoon diner.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 3:00pm βrian:

Can't the U of Nebraska Press afford a larger font? Criminy!
  Fri. 7/1/16 3:03pm Dean:

On the website, you mean? If you're on a desktop or laptop, hold Ctrl and spin the mouse wheel to adjust font size. But yeah, I guess pixels are expensive.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 3:04pm Lewis:

oh wait, I get it. This show has a theme...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 3:04pm Uncle Michael:

don't spill the beans, Lewis
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 3:06pm βrian:

Can't wait to see what you find for Nunavut in next week's show, UM.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 3:07pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks for hanging out today, everyone!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 3:07pm geezerette:

Holly-Waiians sighin'
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 3:07pm listener james from westwood:

Thanks for the 3-hour tour! My computer is covered with state stickers.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 3:08pm ndbob:

Yep - west of the Missouri - quite a change - when you cross it between Bismarck and Mandan
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 3:09pm doctorjazz:

Running over a bit, cool
Great show, have a great weekend!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 3:09pm βrian:

But wait! DC: February 21, 1871
  Fri. 7/1/16 3:09pm Dean:

Even though this is the Drummer stream, I fear FCC will regulate this show. Interstate commerce.
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 3:09pm Rich in Washington:

Thanks, UM! Have a great 4th!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 3:11pm geezerette:

Gosh I feel sp patriotic!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 7/1/16 3:13pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks everyone...see you next time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/1/16 3:19pm Webhamster Henry:

Thanks (I was out at lunch for the last set) - lots of fun as usual!
Avatar Fri. 7/1/16 5:00pm Jeff Golick:

Genius show, @UM. Have a happy and safe holiday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/7/16 4:51pm drr:

No Machito plays the Tennessee Waltz?
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