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Options August 15, 2016: Succotash Wish (with Special Guest Prince Rama)

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
The Apostles  Never Too Late   Options Wake Up You! The Rise and Fall of Nigerian Rock, Vol. 1 (1972-1977)  Now Again  2016  CD  From 1976  *   0:00:00 ()
Jungle by Night  Ethiopino   Options Beyond Addis Vol. 2: Modern Ethiopian Dance Grooves Inspired by Swinging Addis  Trikont  2016  CD    *   0:08:11 ()
Sunburst  Your Day Will Come   Options Ave Africa: The Kitoto Sound of East Africa 1973-1976  Strut  2016  CD  From 1976  *   0:11:40 ()
Tala A.M.  Black Gold   Options African Funk Experimentals 1975-1978  Africa Seven  2015  CD  From 1978    0:14:38 ()
Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids  Rhapsody in Berlin   Options We Be All Africans  Strut  2016  CD    *   0:19:54 ()
Carlos Garnett  Let Us Go (To Higher Heights)   Options Celestial Blues: Cosmic Political and Spiritual Jazz 1970 to 1974  BGP/Ace  2016  CD  From 1974  *   0:26:13 ()
 
Chris Ajilo and His Cubanos  Ariwo   Options Nigeria Freedom Sounds!: Popular Music and the Birth of Independent Nigeria 1960-63  Soul Jazz  2016  CD  From 1963  *   0:39:37 ()
Keith and Tex  Stop That Train   Options Rock Steady 1966-1969  Dub Store  2016  CD  From 1967  *   0:43:25 ()
Giorgio Tuma with Laetitia Sadier  Through Your Hands Love Can Shine   Options Balearic 2  Balearic  2016  CD    *   0:46:44 ()
Chantage  Same Thing Twice   Options Resolutionary  Staubgold  2016  CD  From 1982  *   0:51:15 ()
Lizzy Mercier Descloux  All the Same   Options Zulu Rock  Light in the Attic  2016  CD  From 1984  *   0:54:23 ()
Pat Benatar  Precious Time   Options Precious Time  Chrysalis  1981  LP      0:59:22 ()
REO Speedwagon  Don't Let Him Go   Options Hi Infidelity  Epic  1980  LP      1:04:37 ()
Meat Loaf  I'm Gonna Love Her for Both of Us   Options Dead Ringer  Cleveland Internatonal  1981  LP      1:08:46 ()
Billy Squier  Lonely Is the Night   Options Don't Say No  Capitol  1981  LP      1:15:18 ()
Kix  Yeah, Yeah, Yeah   Options Kix  Atlantic  1981  LP      1:20:08 ()
Styx  Blue Collar Man (Long Nights)   Options The Best of Styx  A&M  2002  CD  From 1978    1:27:55 ()
 
 
Single File: a bunch of 45s played in a row for no reason in particular
Angel  Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore   Options single  Casablanca  1977  45      1:38:00 ()
Verna Williams  Wrong Number, Right Girl   Options single  Belinda  1962  45      1:40:18 ()
William Bell  Gettin' What You Want (Losin' What You Got)   Options single  Stax  1974  45      1:43:18 ()
The Status Quo  Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Cafe   Options single  Cadet Concept  1968  45      1:46:24 ()
UB40 with Chrissie Hynde  Breakfast in Bed   Options single  A&M  1988  45      1:49:12 ()
Tina Charles  Disco Fever   Options single  CBS  1976  45      1:52:06 ()
Urbaniax  Burning Circuits   Options single  Sonet  1984  45      1:56:11 ()
The Clique  Superman   Options single  White Whale  1969  45      2:00:05 ()
 
 
Prince Rama Live at WFMU. Taraka Larson: vocals, guitar, synth. Nimai Larson: drums, vocals. Ryan Sciaino: synths, guitar. Engineered by Mario Santana.
Prince Rama  Bahia   Options Live on WFMU            2:14:31 ()
Prince Rama  Now Is the Time of Emotion   Options Live on WFMU            2:16:48 ()
Prince Rama  Fantasy   Options Live on WFMU            2:20:06 ()
Prince Rama  Your Life in the End   Options Live on WFMU            2:24:07 ()
Prince Rama  Interview   Options         Featuring a capella "Groove Is in the Heart"!    2:28:49 ()
Deee-Lite  Groove Is In The Heart (Meeting Of The Minds Mix)   Options 12" single  Elektra  1990  12"  Prince Rama request (Ryan)    2:34:14 ()
Men Without Hats  I Got the Message   Options Rhythm of Youth  Backstreet  1983  LP  Prince Rama request (Taraka)    2:37:48 ()
Bitchin Bajas  Water 2   Options Water Wrackets  Kallistei  2011  LP  Prince Rama request (Nimai)    2:42:29 ()
Primal Scream  Movin' On Up   Options Screamadelica  Sire/Warner Bros.  1991  CD  Prince Rama request (Taraka)    2:47:53 ()
Johnny Cash  God Ain't No Stained Glass Window   Options Bootleg Vol. IV: The Soul of the Truth  Columbia/Legacy  2012  CD  Prince Rama request (Nimai); From 1983    2:51:16 ()
Prince Rama  Slip into Nevermore   Options Xtreme Now  Carpark  2016  CD    *   2:54:23 ()
Photos by Jeff Moore

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/15/16 9:02am annie:

good morning joe!
  Mon. 8/15/16 9:03am zach:

good morning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 9:03am Ken From Hyde Park:

Boing boing! This never gets old!
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 9:05am Wild Neil:

Peace Joe et al.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 9:05am Cheri Pi:

Yipyipyipyipyipyipyipyipyipyip
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 9:05am KP:

Good Monday national nonparking day morning, Joe!
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 9:09am Wild Neil:

Helluva start!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 9:10am MD:

Ahoy Hoy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 9:12am MD:

Anyone Catch X on Saturday nite? John Doe at the Strand Rare book room before the show was even better...
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 9:15am V Priceless:

mornin' Joe!
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 9:15am Joe McG:

Good morning, everyone! I hope your week is off to a nice start. I currently don't have any skin because I sweated it off last night.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 9:39am fred:

Good morning Joe and all. I'm really looking forward to the live set. Prince Rama seem to be very nice people as well as a great live band
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 9:40am Joe McG:

Hey Fred! Damn, thanks for reminding me--I'll pop back in and remind listeners! It's SO early.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 9:41am bobdoesthings:

goodmorning
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 9:43am bobdoesthings:

big youth is duanes uncle??
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 9:44am Rev. Turnip Druid:

..........
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 9:44am bobdoesthings:

oh wow wait... this isn't big youth? cool breeze?..
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 9:44am Joe McG:

Oops! Actually no, this is Keith and Tex, but it's Derrick stuff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 9:46am bobdoesthings:

oh dang.. I guess Big Youth - "Cool Breeze" is just Big Youth singing over this song.. hahaha. dang. i learned something today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 9:59am Michael:

Swag received Joe – thanks much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 9:59am fred:

So there was a reissue. That explains why Lizzy Mercier Descloux has been getting so much airplay lately. That was weird for me because "Mais où sont passées les gazelles?" was such a huge, unavoidable, hit back then over here
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:00am Joe McG:

@fred: Yeah, LITA reissued all of her records over here this year. @Michael: You bet!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/15/16 10:03am JakeGould:

Hey Joe! And everyone else.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:04am Joe McG:

Hey Jake! Quiet board today, which I'm going to take as a signal that no one is tuned in today and I can play my classic rock favorites!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 10:05am bobdoesthings:

everyone quick! comment like the wind!
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:05am Joe McG:

This one goes out to Clay Pigeon!
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:06am Polyus:

Hello 7th grade.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:06am βrian:

Good morning, Sir Face Noise.

Boy, it was a long climb up from the crypt this morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/15/16 10:08am JakeGould:

@JoeMcG: Or maybe everyone suffered heat exhaustion from over the weekend and are passed out somewhere and unable to type.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:08am Joe McG:

Ha ha, Brian, I hear you!
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:09am βrian:

"... out to Clay Pigeon like a cluster of number nine shot?
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:09am melinda:

Just barely missed the Speedwagon.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:10am Joe McG:

@melinda: But you're just in time for the Meat Loaf!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 10:10am Devin B.:

Did not expect to hear Meatloaf today
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 10:10am Greg from ZONE 5:

Yo Joe!
I swear my office gets louder every week. Gotta PUMP THE LOAF to drown it out…
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:10am Joe McG:

@Devin: WFMU: Expect the Unexpected! :) Hey Greg!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 10:11am Devin B.:

@Joe McG: Wouldn't have it any other way!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 10:11am bobdoesthings:

"pump the loaf" ? ... jesus greg. cool your jets.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:12am Marc Francis:

My first song of the week is Meat Loaf? Uh oh....
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:13am Joe McG:

@Marc: That means it's gonna be a great week!
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:14am SeanG:

love it. :-) Hi Joe and all!
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:15am Wild Neil:

What's next...Styx?
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:16am SeanG:

Yes!
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:16am Wild Neil:

Oh, well, Billy Squire. He was pretty cool.
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:16am SeanG:

gonna turn this UP
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:16am Joe McG:

Ooh, Styx! That's a good idea, Wild Neil!
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:16am Jim Devoid:

'Ello Squire!
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 10:16am Roberto:

Joe, did you happen to spend the last two weeks listening to Sirius XM Classic Rewind as I did?
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:17am Wild Neil:

I'm gonna party like it's 1984.
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:17am Cooh John:

Mebbe Kansas...
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 10:17am Roberto:

REO, Billy Squier, Pat Benatar...the signs are unmistakable.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:17am Joe McG:

@Roberto: No, but maybe that will be my favorite new show!
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:17am Wild Neil:

It's throwback Monday.
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 10:18am Roberto:

Up next -- Eddie Money.
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:18am Blix:

Joe, did you re-watch Streets of Fire or go roller-skating or something last night?
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:18am Polyus:

Bobby Chouinard with that big backbeat.
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:19am melinda:

It's fun to hear Billy Squier in a new context.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:19am Joe McG:

OOH, Eddie Money. Loves me some Eddie Money! @Blix: No, but I wish I had. I really want to go roller skating.
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 10:20am Roberto:

This song was played so frequently that my daughter got it stuck in her head. And she wasn't happy about it at all. Death metal more her speed.
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:20am Wally:

Bad Co. please
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:21am Wild Neil:

This Kix sounded like REM for a few bars....
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:21am SeanG:

i hope clay is listening
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:23am βrian:

Death Metal always makes me think of Minimata Bay.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 10:23am Cheri Pi:

Eddie Money is playing here soon, and I'm so tempted!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 10:24am Tim 07030:

Hey Joe! Has Rocktober come early?
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 10:24am Rev. Turnip Druid:

[back from meeting, checks playlist]
....shewt... dodged some bullets there...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 10:25am bobdoesthings:

wow.. this took a turn.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:27am βrian:

Sounds like he was channelling Roger Ailes.
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:27am yoshi:

was chris rock talking as part of this song a minute or so ago, or am i bugging?
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:27am Wild Neil:

This Kix sounds a bit like Devo now.
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 10:28am Roberto:

Oh right, they played Styx quite a lot as well.
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:28am Cooh John:

There you go, Wild Neil.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 10:28am Ken From Hyde Park:

I keep getting Kix mixed up with Kick Axe.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:28am Wild Neil:

This song actually rocks. I find myself singing it un-ironically all the time. I admit it. It resonated with me then, and it resonates now. I cannot deny this. I feel like this is an 80's Intervention.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:28am Joe McG:

@Cheri: Go see Eddie!
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:28am βrian:

"In the craw" was my favorite album.
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:29am XimbyZ:

I'm not gonna lie. I was about to turn off the Kix but, luckily Styx appeared.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 10:29am Stevel:

Last night I had the weirdest dream that WFMU was playing the best of the 80's rocking pop. Crazy, huh?
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:29am melinda:

80s intervention, haha
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:30am SeanG:

some loverboy would be sweet
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 10:30am Tim 07030:

Until this moment I never noticed how much this song sounds like "Lonely Boy"
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:30am Wild Neil:

Blue Collar man, relseased in 1978 on the Pieces of Eight album....this song rocks hard.....they are so sincere in rocking out it is contagious.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:30am Joe McG:

Oh, I forgot my Loverboy LP AND my Eddie Money! Bummer...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 10:31am Stevel:

Total bummer.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:31am βrian:

Which hip-hop artist has sampled Styx the most, I wonder?
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:32am Wild Neil:

Eddie Money does rock...cannot STAND Loverboy...didn't like it then, don't like it now.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:33am Wild Neil:

@Joe-would that be WZZO in Allentown, 95.1?? I grew up listening to that in Blairstown, NJ.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 10:33am Greg from ZONE 5:

@βrian: www.whosampled.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/15/16 10:34am JakeGould:

I like meatloaf the food.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:34am Wild Neil:

I heard Meat Loaf sang opera....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 10:34am thedunkel:

I only love my Mom's meatloaf…
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/15/16 10:34am jillydg:

Blue Collar Man, rockin! And a great surprise even REO and Meatloaf. Still know every word... Crazy how those lyrics plants themselves in the ol noggin'.
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Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:34am βrian:

Joe, that's not pronounced "Rio" Speedwagon??
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:35am Barney Grubbs:

looks like The Alchemist and DJ Huggy are tied in the styx-sampling stakes
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:35am Wild Neil:

@Brian-its Are-EE-OH Speedwagon.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:36am βrian:

Wow, even Cage's 4'33" was sampled twice!
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 10:37am BEAVO:

Pat Benatar is on tour right now with longtime husband Neil Geraldo on guitar
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:37am βrian:

I gotta stick with "Rio." Just seems ore gleeful to me.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:38am Wild Neil:

Billy Rooth liked Angel....they are glam rock...he had dreams of being a rock star...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/15/16 10:38am jillydg:

On a hot summer night...
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:39am Joe McG:

I love the name DJ Huggy. Too bad it's taken. @BEAVO: Nice to hear! I should go see her.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:40am Wild Neil:

OK, I am bailing for awhile....
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:40am melinda:

Which girl group sang this?
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 10:41am Rev. Turnip Druid:

ANGEL... speaking of clay pigeon, he's the one that hepped me to their insane logo design (reads same upside down) -- being a typography nerd, I appreciate this to an un-natural degree..
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 10:41am BEAVO:

Punky's Whips!
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:42am Joe McG:

@melinda: I know the Rascals version best, but I'm sure someone else did it. Wikipedia says the Divinyls!
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:42am Dean:

One of the two loudest concerts I ever endured: Angel.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 10:43am Guido from Cologne:

Hello Joe
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:43am Joe McG:

@Dean: What was the other?
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:45am βrian:

You want is wont to wander.
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:45am Dean:

At the risk of going all Abbott & Costello, Yes. At a stadium.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:46am βrian:

Eh, "Your want is wont to wander."
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:46am Dean:

To establish a baseline, I've heard Mogwai in a club. Not all that loud. Meshuggah in clubs, loud, but not painfully so. Etc.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:47am βrian:

Anne Boleyn got off easy, right Dean?
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:47am Joe McG:

Hey Guido! @Dean: Wow, Yes were loud? That surprises me for some reason.
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:48am Dean:

@βrian: Any day is a good day for Henrician humor.

@Joe McG: Yes, they were. The culprit was Moraz's tizzy synthesizers blasting across centerfield. I'd heard Yes before and since, but nothing like that.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:49am βrian:

Beware the freelance sound person for thine ears shall be laid waste to.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:52am Joe McG:

@Brian: Maybe you need to contract disco fever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 10:54am fred:

I'd say the loudest show I ever attended was Borbetomagus
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 10:56am Rev. Turnip Druid:

@fred: aye, here as well. I caught Borbetomagus at DC Space here in the mid '80s. It would have to be a top three for loudest...
  Mon. 8/15/16 10:56am Dean:

@fred: I think I heard that show, and I didn't even attend.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 10:58am βrian:

I think the loudest for me was actually a film showing, when Dan Savage brought Hump to town.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 10:58am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe, hot and steamy over hear.
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 10:59am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Merzbow at DC Arts Center, late '80s... Of course Motörhead...
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 11:00am Joe McG:

@BrianUK: Pretty much the same here, Brian! I can't do it. My Loudest Band: Spiritualized at a small club in the 90s.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:00am Stevel:

Yes, Motörhead. White Zombie was loud for an arena (sitting in the back.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:01am fred:

A Stephen O'Malley solo show in a museum came close. Strangely or not, Sun O))) don't strike me as loud, it's more like a massage
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:01am Brian in UK:

I only go to poetry readings with my friend Rik. They can get a bit raucous.
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 11:02am KP:

Is it safe yet?
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 11:03am KP:

Superman!
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 11:03am βrian:

See, I think it's usually some local sound board person the band hires, since they don't want to pay someone to tour with them. Someone with 80% hearing loss. I dunno.
  Mon. 8/15/16 11:05am Dean:

A sound board engineer with hearing loss reminds me of a long-gone local cafe that hired a sight-impaired diabetic as a chef.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 11:06am βrian:

And for some reason, these sound people always seem to have huge sagittal crests and pronounced occipital ridges.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:06am Brian in UK:

@Dean did it have a one-armed waiter too?
  Mon. 8/15/16 11:06am SeanG:

loudest show was Triumph mid80s
  Mon. 8/15/16 11:08am Polyus:

I think the current incarnation of Swans beats anything I have heard in the volume sweepstakes. It's a weird sort of loud, though - not shrill, not low. Right in the midrange.
  Mon. 8/15/16 11:08am Brendan:

My loudest show was The Who. Four friends and I showed up at our nosebleed seats only to discovered two very drunk guys had barfed all over the whole row and passed out. A security lady got on the walkie talkie then escorted us front row in front of Petes amp My ears are still ringing
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:10am Devin B.:

Nice! Hurry Up is awesome!
  Mon. 8/15/16 11:13am Dean:

@Brian in UK: No, but a friend of mine was a server there for a time. If a fussy local patron complained he would break wind when leaving the table.
  Mon. 8/15/16 11:14am Dean:

This was at a time well before the days of "Jackass."
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:14am Greg from ZONE 5:

D'oh! Gonna miss Prince Rama cuz I've got Mothra tix. Hopefully I'll make Electric Six.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:15am Brian in UK:

Led Zeppelin 1975 Earls Court, London. HALF WAY BACK. Ears stopped humming at one o'clock the next day. First time I had seen a big screen next to the stage.

It is the anniversary today of The Beatles playing Shea Stadium in 1965 in effect the first time a stadium was used for a music gig.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:15am Brian in UK:

@Dean classy. Noisy or silent but deadly?
  Mon. 8/15/16 11:16am Brendan:

What? I cant hear you
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 11:18am KP:

Brendan, i saw the Happy Jack era Who when i was 14. Fourth row. right ear never recovered.
  Mon. 8/15/16 11:18am Dean:

@Brian in UK: Very classy. SBD. Being mere youth, we were of course enchanted with the scatological. We envisioned creating an SBD Mime Troupe. Now, of course, I'm all grown up. But fortunately my kids aren't.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 11:18am βrian:

"If wind coulda kill, I am-a dead now!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/15/16 11:18am Carmichael:

Heya Joe and Surfactants. Finally back at work, and had Disco Fever on the drive in. Good talkin' with ya last week, Joe.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 11:19am Joe McG:

Prince Rama: princerama.com
  Mon. 8/15/16 11:19am Brendan:

Wiki says Guinness World Records no longer celebrate loudest bands 'for fear of promoting damage to ears'
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 11:20am KP:

Prince Rama sounds exciting
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:21am Brian in UK:

@Dean Les Petomane Brothers. Blowing out candles from one yard and setting light etc. Timeless fun.
Only grown-ups listen to WFMU.
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 11:21am KP:

Well Brendan some fun has been taken out of it since earplugs have become almost standard.
  Mon. 8/15/16 11:21am Brendan:

@kp id give my right ear to see them
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 11:23am Wild Neil:

Miinistry in the late 80's in NYC was super-loud. Also: a dude wearing an SS shirt picked me up by a belt loop and threw me about eight or ten feet. He was like 6'8". At this point, I left the pit and went upstairs to watch from the balcony. I wanna say Roseland ballroom?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/15/16 11:23am JakeGould:

This Prince Rama is pretty damned good.
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 11:23am KP:

Haaaa! I did. Absolutely amazing. Right in front of Townshend.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 11:23am βrian:

Which brings up the Petomane Freeway:
www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:23am fred:

Prince Rama shows are well worth attending. They're a great live band with a contagious positive attitude.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 11:23am Joe McG:

@Jake: It's going to be a great show on Thursday! They are also in Asbury Park on Friday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/15/16 11:24am Carmichael:

My loudest concert was Steppenwolf. Stood in front of a speaker stack on one side of the stage. My ears are still ringing, and the concert was in the 70s ...
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 11:25am KP:

Sound levels are different though since PAs started being so effective. everything goes through them. The intense physical presence of the stacks is not there.
  Mon. 8/15/16 11:25am Brendan:

Its funny that we put plugs in our ears to listen to music, like putting bumps on the roads we drive.or the people who live in front of those speed bumps wearing earplugs because of the angry motorists honking. Its a vicious cycle
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:25am Ken From Hyde Park:

Hooray! Prince Rama!
  Mon. 8/15/16 11:26am Dean:

Blazing Saddles:puerility::Scarlatti:tocatta
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:27am Brian in UK:

Joe, same old story Prince Rama visiting Europe but missing UK. Must be the referendum.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:27am Tim 07030:

And if you're going to the show Thursday I recommend getting there in time to see the opener, Hey Anna (THREE sisters in this band). I saw them for the first time last month and they were tremendous.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:27am fred:

A word of warning about Prince Rama shows: you might end up hugging strangers
Avatar    Mon. 8/15/16 11:28am KP:

There are no strangers at wfmu
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 11:30am Wild Neil:

Does Prince Rama like Styx?
  Mon. 8/15/16 11:31am βrian:

Steppenwolf? Were they playing in a dumpy bar on Dort Hwy, Flint, Michigan?
  Mon. 8/15/16 11:34am Brendan:

A stranger is just someone I haven't hugged yet.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 11:35am Joe McG:

Tickets to Prince Rama this Thursday: montyhall.ticketfly.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/15/16 11:36am Carmichael:

They could have been, Brian. However, I saw them in Tucson AZ, in an equally dumpy beer bar.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:37am Ken From Hyde Park:

If it weren't for Beavis and Butt-head, I wouldn't have known about Deee-Lite. Hoo boy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:38am Ken From Hyde Park:

Also, Bootsie is cool!
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 11:38am Wild Neil:

Our buyer has a ground hog right outside his window to his office.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:38am fred:

I would have thought Deee-Lite were way before their time, but it makes sense
  Mon. 8/15/16 11:40am Brendan:

Did these guys ever get hats when they made it?
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 11:40am Wild Neil:

Ground hog=marmot. Marmota Monax.
@Brendan-they did, but Devo stole the package off the porch and took their hats and called them Energy Domes. NoT!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:41am Ken From Hyde Park:

Furthermore: Bootsy. Dumb autocorrect.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 11:43am Joe McG:

@Ken: Don't worry. Yes, it was Bootsy and Q-Tip on that remix. I like it better than the LP version.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:45am Greg from ZONE 5:

Agreed, Joe. Bootsy & Q-Tip make perfect songs better.
  Mon. 8/15/16 11:46am βrian:

I'm thinking of ducking out for a triple espresso, but I fear I'll need something stronger.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 11:49am Wild Neil:

This show was literally all over the place today. Really. Wow. Talk about free form.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/15/16 11:53am JakeGould:

Has Bootsy considered making a “Bootsie Roll?” I mean, Tootsie Rolls are kinda grandparent candy nowadays… They need to tap into that lucrative youth market again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:53am Brian in UK:

Great show, Joe. Hope you fans keep you cool.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 11:53am Wild Neil:

I REALLY like Johnny Cash.
  Mon. 8/15/16 11:53am βrian:

Like an iridescent amoeba, even! Thanks, Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:53am fred:

So cool that Nimai would request Johnny Cash
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 11:56am Joe McG:

Well, it's been a weird one, friends! Thanks for listening and commenting. Have a great week and see you again next Monday! Don't forget to check out Prince Rama.
Avatar Mon. 8/15/16 11:57am Wild Neil:

Prince Rama: Slip Into Nevermore is clicky star for me. Awesome!
  Mon. 8/15/16 11:58am Dean:

Loudest Surface Noise ever!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:58am fred:

Damn, they're playing in Paris next month, but it's an overnight show. I know the drill and the venue: it's a three-hour walk through clumps of aggressive drunks to get back home
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/15/16 11:59am Greg from ZONE 5:

Thanks, Joe!
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