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Playlist for 18 August 2016 Options | Becoming human

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Artist Song Album Label Images Approx. start time
Antony Gormley  photographs of sculptures   Options (various places around the magazine)       
Betty Carter  Open the Door   Options Betty Carter's Finest Hour  Verve 
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Georgie Fame  Try My World   Options On The Right Track - Beat, Blues and Ballads - A Complete Hit Collection 1964-1971  Raven    0:04:46 ()
Nina Simone  Come Ye   Options High Priestess of Soul  Philips 
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0:07:04 ()
The Great Lakes  We'll Build Our Own Kind Of Love   Options Psychedelic States New York In The 60s, Vol. 2 (various artists)  Gear Fab    0:10:37 ()
Carmen McRae  Got to Get You Into My Life   Options For Once in My Life  Atlantic    0:13:30 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Tipsy 
Bunny Kick   Options Uh-oh!  Asphodel 
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0:16:02 ()
The Dan Emery Mystery Band  The Only One Who Loves You   Options Love and Advertising  Mekkatone    0:20:43 ()
Hank Williams  Just Waitin'   Options Complete, vol. 4: The MGM Sessions  Mercury    0:24:33 ()
B May Gibson  Stay   Options Demo or Less  B May Gibson 
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0:27:11 ()
Lester  Yazoo   Options Lithuanian Luau  Lost Records    0:30:05 ()
People Like Us  Dolly Pardon   Options Stifled Love  Mess Media    0:33:46 ()
Mahlathini Nezintombi Zomgoashiyo  Emthonjeni Womculo   Options The Indestructible Beat of Soweto (various artists)  Shanachie    0:38:28 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Mark Wirtz 
If Illusion Met Fantasy (featuring the Ladybirds)   Options The Go-Go Music Of The Mark Wirtz Orchestra & Chorus  RPM 
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0:42:10 ()
Syzygys  Eyes on Green   Options Eyes on Green: Live at Roppongi Inkstick 1988  Tzadik    0:44:45 ()
Electrelane  To the East   Options No Shouts No Calls  Too Pure    0:47:52 ()
The Boswell Sisters, Dorsey Brothers Orchestra  Was That the Human Thing to Do?   Options 78 (originally)  Brunswick    0:52:38 ()
Teeko  43 Swing   Options My Soundstation  4OneFunk 
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0:55:43 ()
Loane  Boby   Options Bonheur & Mélancholie (various artists)  Soundcolours    0:59:07 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Lester 
Take the Local   Options Lithuanian Luau  Lost Records    1:03:44 ()
Kevin Morby  Dorothy   Options Singing Saw  Dead Oceans    1:07:56 ()
Lothar and the Hand People  This Is It   Options Presenting  Capitol    1:12:57 ()
Carmen McRae  I Thought I Knew You Well   Options Just a Little Lovin'  Atlantic 
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1:15:35 ()
Steely Dan  Gaucho   Options Gaucho  MCA    1:19:26 ()
Britta Phillips  Drive   Options Luck or Magic  Double Feature    1:24:50 ()
Buddy Holly  Heartbeat   Options collection  MCA    1:29:31 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Las Comadrejas 
Oaxacatelas   Options We Are Ugly, But We Have the Music  Comad    1:32:32 ()
Betty Carter  Droppin' Things   Options Droppin' Things; Betty Carters' Finest Hour  Verve    1:35:05 ()
Nina Simone  My Father   Options Baltimore  CTI 
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1:40:57 ()
The Pastels  Night Time Made Us   Options Slow Summits  Domino    1:45:50 ()
Bobby Wade  Down Here on the Ground   Options Eccentric Soul: The Way Out Label (various artists)  Numero Group 
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1:50:31 ()
Tall Dwarfs  Two Humans   Options Fork Songs  Flying Nun    1:52:57 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Roland Shaw & His Orchestra 
Tumblin' Tumbleweeds   Options Westward Ho  London Phase Four 
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1:56:53 ()

Listener comments!

  Thu. 8/18/16 11:47am Parq, who can't remember his log-in info:

Back in the U.S.A.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 11:56am Charlie:

Parq! Glad you made it back. Welcome. Hope it was a good trip.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 11:57am listener james from westwood:

Welcome back, Parq! And how do, Charlie and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 11:59am Charlie:

Hey, James!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 12:01pm Michael:

Howdy Charlie and everyone.
  Thu. 8/18/16 12:03pm jan:

Love Gormley's work...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 12:04pm Charlie:

Hi there, Michael! wb to you too:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 12:05pm Charlie:

jan -- hi! I was just looking at a lot of Gormley's work recently. Inspiring stuff!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 12:06pm Webhamster Henry:

Top o' the Nothin' to ye!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 12:08pm Charlie:

Henry - ha! I like that one :)
Avatar Thu. 8/18/16 12:09pm ndbob:

afternoon Charlie and everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 12:10pm Charlie:

Hey there, ndbob -- well met, sir.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 12:12pm Webhamster Henry:

I figured Nina Simone would show up pretty soon! Yet another reason why I don't need a radio show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 12:13pm Mike East:

Singing some Nina Simone to myself the other day helped me turn around a terrible day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 12:14pm Charlie:

Hey, Mike East -- she can do that for you, for sure.
Avatar Thu. 8/18/16 12:14pm ndbob:

the psychedelic states series is really good
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 12:15pm Charlie:

Henry -- it's a Betty and Nina kind of day. And . . .
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 12:16pm Charlie:

ndbob -- agreed! so much great stuff they unearthed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 12:17pm Webhamster Henry:

Got any Cleo Lane or Cassandra Wilson?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 12:19pm Uncle Michael:

Why do I try? That was the best set ever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 12:25pm Charlie:

Hi Michael -- Thanks! but Betty, Nina, and Carmen are responsible.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 12:26pm Charlie:

Henry -- actually, neither, as it happens.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 12:36pm mauri:

Heya Charlie et co. took a nap twice today. evening sun hittin my window.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 12:37pm doctorjazz:

Late arrival, hi all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 12:38pm Charlie:

hi mauri -- naps are good! say, where are you anyway, evening sun?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 12:38pm Charlie:

and howdy, doctor!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 12:38pm Webhamster Henry:

Vicky says it's PLU's 25th birthday, if you believe things on Facebook.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 12:39pm mauri:

Southeast Finland. Lappeenranta.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 12:43pm Charlie:

Ah, Finland! Beautiful Finland. Finland, Finland, Finland. Welcome, Finland.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 12:43pm Charlie:

Henry, yes, and I do.
Avatar Thu. 8/18/16 12:54pm still b/p:

If you search Google images for Roppongi Ink Stick, you get...quite a mixed wacky bag or a secret rebus message or some damn thing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 12:56pm Charlie:

"There once was a Tokyo night empire called Ink Stick, which spawned a handful of cool jazz slash ambient slash progressive clubs around town." -- www.japantimes.co.jp...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 12:57pm Charlie:

still b/p -- yes, an odd collection of images!
  Thu. 8/18/16 12:57pm Parq, who can't remember his log-in info:

I wish I knew more about the Boswell Sisters. Always dig their stuff when I hear it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:00pm Charlie:

Great close-harmony pop-jazz vocal group. worked with many of the great jazz musicians of the day. Martha, Connee and Helvetia "Vet" Boswell.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:00pm Charlie:

frinstance, on that track:
February 19, 1932 -- Dorsey Brothers Orchestra: Bunny Berigan, (tpt), Tommy Dorsey (tbn), Jimmy Dorsey (cl, as), Joe Venuti (vln), Arthur Schutt (p), Eddie Lang (g), Artie Bernstein (sb), Stan King (d), Glenn Miller (arr)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:04pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Hi Charlie! Now that I'm done watching the Newfane Selectboard meeting, I can tune in. Hooray!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:06pm Charlie:

Hi Wendy:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 1:07pm Uncle Michael:

Newfane; home of the late, great Fred Picker.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 1:09pm βrian:

Ok, I'm now in the chair and ready for my haircut, Charlie. I hope the party isn't over.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:09pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Uncle Michael, I didn't know him. I looked him up. His dear friend, Lillian Farber, was on the Board of Trustees at my college when I was there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:11pm Charlie:

Hi ßrian -- the only haircut you'll get here is the devil's haircut in your mind:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 1:11pm βrian:

Loane. Yowza.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:12pm Charlie:

Wendy -- I almost cut doing my show to go the Newfane selectboard meeting;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:17pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Charlie, you don't have to! It was the other night. I was watching the film of the meeting on BCTV. So you can watch it when you're done with your show. It's actually kinda interesting. Security breaches!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 1:18pm Uncle Michael:

"Zone V Photograpy, Newfane, VT "is on every piece of gear I ever bought from Fred.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 1:18pm βrian:

It being a muggy day, I wanted some cool coffee. The barista thought I was ordering a "big-ass" coffee.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 1:21pm βrian:

Where I lived in VT, Newfane was considered to be in the Deep South.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:21pm Charlie:

Wendy -- is the Soviet Union investigating the security breaches?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 1:22pm listener james from westwood:

Busy as a bastard but digging the show mightily!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:22pm Charlie:

Could a chastity belt be considered "security britches"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:22pm Charlie:

answer: I guess that depends.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:23pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Charlie, no, but they might start once I write my article.
I say YES to your security britches question. Although "Depends" is a good answer. :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 1:23pm doctorjazz:

Yeah, Steely Dan had to go in here...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:25pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Brian: Yes, we in Windham County are considered to be in Massachusetts. We are not. We are also not in the banana belt, another name northerners give us. Trust me, no bananas grow here, even though ignorant co-op shoppers often asked for the organic, locally-grown bananas.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 1:25pm sphere:

hey there. been listening but i just wanted to say that i just don't get Steely Dan. i wish i did--they are a fascinating act.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:25pm Charlie:

fwiw, re Gaucho: I have a long, involved, free-associative, personal-political analysis of what the lyrics of this song could mean. I think it would take me half an hour to explicate. Maybe some day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:26pm Charlie:

hi sphere -- you are not alone! the later stuff is especially hard to get into if you didn't get in on the ground floor, at an impressionable age, as I did.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 1:27pm βrian:

Speaking of co-ops, I heard that the Onion River co-op was projected to do 40 million in sales this year — from one stinkin' store! How is that possible?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 1:29pm listener james from westwood:

Heh, looks like I've starred this dreamy Cars cover already. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:31pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Brian: one word -- Burlington.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:31pm Bill Mac:

Hiya Chaz and Nothing Doers round the world! Zzzzzzero Hour is on deck here at the Drummer Stream: wfmu.org...

Stop by anytime between 2 and 5 pm. That’s 3 hours mates! Weeeeeooooooh!
  Thu. 8/18/16 1:31pm jan:

Gormley had a show at Sean Kelly Gallery in NYC this past season...mostly exploring this cubic representation of his figure. He has shows there regularly...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:33pm Charlie:

Heya, Bill! Evvybuddy tune in for Zzzzzzero Hour -- next!
  Thu. 8/18/16 1:35pm βrian:

Our Madison co-op has just opened its third location. No shortage of capital, clearly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:36pm Bill Mac:

Sounding good as usual Mr. Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:39pm Charlie:

Thanks, Bill! Have fun today>>>
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:39pm Charlie:

and on this number, recorded at the Bottom Line in NY in 1990:
Freddie Hubbard - trumpet
Craig Handy - tenor sax
Marc Cary - piano
Tarus Mateen - bass
Gregory Hutchinson - drums
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 1:40pm Jay/London:

you all ready tyo go bill mac
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 1:41pm βrian:

Betty was born in Flint. My hometown.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 1:44pm βrian:

No Seine in Flint ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:46pm Charlie:

Gotta go to France for that one.
Although the picture from Antony Gormley's "Another Place" with the ballerinas is from the shore of Liverpool.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 1:54pm βrian:

How many puddles in a pool?
Avatar Thu. 8/18/16 1:56pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:56pm Charlie:

ßrian -- Is that question philosophical, spiritual, political, or ontological?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:57pm Charlie:

Thanks, bob! Glad you all could be here today. Stay tuned for Bill Mac! Here's his playlist: wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:57pm Charlie:

jan -- Gormley's explorations of the human figure are fascinating :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 1:58pm mauri:

Good show Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 1:58pm βrian:

Maybe demographic? In any case, thanks for the noise, Charlie. À la prochaine.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 8/18/16 1:59pm listener james from westwood:

Always a delight; thanks, Chaz!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 2:01pm Michael:

Another home run! Thanks Charlie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/18/16 2:08pm Charlie:

Thanks, all!
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