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Postwar atmospherica. High bop modernism and Afro-Latin sounds, twilight exotica and soundtrack moods, soul stompers and weepers, hypnotic R&B and blues, mystical '60s pop, lonely country, lonelier rock 'n' roll, instrumental weirdness, electronic creaking. Bringing worlds beyond into the worlds at hand.

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Artist Track Album Comments
The Hi Lifes  Soul City   Options Soundsville!  '65 
The Persuaders with Chuck (Tequila) Rio  Hanging Ten   Options Surfer's Nightmare  '63 - Rio on sax 
Ronny Kae & the Saints  Swimming Drums   Options 7" 45   
The Juveniles  I Wish I Could   Options 7" 45   
Jiants  Tornado   Options 7" 45  '59, Indiana 
The Creatures  Mona   Options 7" 45  '66 Australia 
Electric Frogs  Mona   Options 7" 45   
The Feelies  Forces At Work   Options Crazy Rhythms   
The Dream Syndicate  Sure Thing   Options Live - July 1982  Tower Records, El Toro, CA - via youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnI4rY-zGEw 
Music behind DJ:
welcome to the club      
Bill Evans  Peace Piece   Options Everybody Digs Bill Evans  '58 
Lucy Reed  Lazy Afternoon   Options The Singing Reed  '57 with Bass – Johnny Frigo, Piano – Dick Marx - orig from Golden Apple (music by Jerome Moross and lyrics by John Treville Latouche) 
The Bobby Montez Quintet  Jungle Sunset   Options Jungle Fantastique! The Bobby Montez Quintet plays Afro-Cuban Rhythms  '58 
Martin Denny  When First I Love   Options Exotica - Volume II   
Henry Glover And His Quartet  Sassy's Dream   Options 7" 45  King A&R man 
Cal Andrews with Trio  Sundown at Sea   Options 7" 45   
Bennie Green  Catwalk   Options 7" 45   
Betty Green  He's Down on Me   Options 7" 45   
Music behind DJ:
the wide open      
Beathovens  Summer Sun   Options Searchin' For Shakes   
Mauve  You've Got Me Cryin'   Options New England Teen Scene   
The Unspoken Word  Boy   Options 7" 45   
James  Moonset   Options 7" 45   
Cherro King  I'm So Afraid I've Lost You   Options 7" 45   
Dee Dee Favreau  I Get the Message   Options 7" 45  '68 
Pat Bowie  Feeling Good   Options Feelin' Good !  Pat Bowie & Charles McPherson , '65 - Bass – Al Hall Drums – Osie Johnson Piano – Tommy Flanagan Saxophone [Alto] – Charles McPherson Vocals – Pat Bowie 
Duke Pearson  Jeannine   Options Bags Groove  Black Lion reish. Duke Pearson (piano) Thomas Howard (bass) Lex Humphries (drums) Bell Sound Studios, NYC, August 1, 1961 
Googie Rene  Caesar's Pad   Options 7" 45  ~'60 - via Wikipedia: piano - Googie René /sax - Justin Gordon, Buddy Colette, Plas Johnson, Jackie Kelso, Floyd Turnham, Jewell Grant, Willie Smith; trombone - John Ewing, Vern Friley, Lester Robertson; brass - Gerald Wilson, Conrad Gozzo, Micky Mangano, Johnny Audino, John Anderson; guitar - Howard Roberts; drums - Earl Palmer; bongo-conga - Milt Holland, Modesto Duran, Jack Costanzo; vibes-marimba - Larry Bunker; bass - Red Callender; mandolin - Al Viola, Al Hendrickson 
The Dave Pike Quartet  Why Not   Options Pike's Peak  '61 - Bass – Herbie Lewis Drums – Walter Perkins Piano – Bill Evans Vibraphone – Dave Pike 
Music behind DJ:
the jungle speaks      
Bobby Reed  Baby Don't Leave Me   Options Shrine - The Rarest Soul Label Volume 2   
The Jokers  Soul Sound   Options 7" 45   

Listener comments!

Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:01pm Little Danny:

Awayyyyy we go! Welcome all
Avatar Thu. 10/6/16 10:01pm Flash Strap:

take it home LD!
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:03pm hyde:

signing in!
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:04pm geezerette:

Hippest club in town. Hello Danny!
Greetings, lounge lizards!
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:05pm Little Danny:

Hello geez, hyde and Flash! My friends have arrived.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 10/6/16 10:05pm coelacanth:

hola Little D and All
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:07pm geezerette:

Hollah coel!
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:07pm Little Danny:

Hello coel! So glad you're here!
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:15pm Little Danny:

Such a hypnotic version, this Electric Frogs
Avatar Thu. 10/6/16 10:15pm Flash Strap:

Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:16pm Little Danny:

OH YES IT IS. So druggy! Also, German
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:16pm geezerette:

It is! Man, Bo Diddley, some kind of genius.
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:18pm Little Danny:

I couldn't agree more geez. Bo is hands-down my favorite guitar player
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 10/6/16 10:18pm coelacanth:

yeh that mona was pretty Amazing
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 10/6/16 10:19pm coelacanth:

- and hi again, g!
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:19pm Little Danny:

And now: an official classic™
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:22pm geezerette:

He's always hypnotic and spacey. I love him too.
Never heard this Feelies record before, you can really hear the connection. Thanks for making it!
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:23pm hyde:

aw, haven't listened to The Feelies for awhile now.
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:24pm geezerette:

Lately all the roots of VU are exposed and all roads track forward and back to Lou. Zeitgeisty.
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:27pm Little Danny:

Quite accurate, geez! Strains of hypnotic guitar and pounding drums course through postwar electric music
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:42pm geezerette:

The opening of this recording always reminds me of Billy Strayhorn.
Lovely wistful melancholy. Bill Evans is a favorite of mine.
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:44pm Little Danny:

Ah, yes - wish I had some Strayhorn cued up or easily at hand. Any particular Strayhorn faves, geez?
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:47pm geezerette:

A flower is a lovesome thing. Anything really.
But this is perfect too. :)
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:51pm Little Danny:

Ah, thanks geez - I'll look into that Strayhorn recommendation
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:55pm geezerette:

My pleasure Danny. I'm enjoying this so much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 10/6/16 10:58pm melinda:

hi y'all
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:58pm Little Danny:

This is one of thee ultimate jazz curios
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:58pm Little Danny:

Hi melinda!
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:58pm hyde:

drifting off. thanks for the tunes, night all...
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:58pm geezerette:

Hey melinda!
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 10:59pm geezerette:

Night hyde!
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:00pm Little Danny:

I'm sad to see you go, hyde, but you picked a perfect set to drift off by
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 10/6/16 11:00pm coelacanth:

g'night hyde

greetings melinda
  Thu. 10/6/16 11:01pm Pete from Melbourne Austraila:

Hi Danny, nice Jazz, missed the start of the show, but will listen back when it comes up latter. Could I request some King Nando, at some time in the future, cheers Pete
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:03pm Little Danny:

Pistol Pete! Glad you could make it. Will absolutely work in some King Nando for ya
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 10/6/16 11:05pm JtotheK:

hi danny, hi everyone.
Avatar Thu. 10/6/16 11:07pm Dano59:

nice Dream Syndicate selection earlier ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 10/6/16 11:11pm coelacanth:

Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:12pm Little Danny:

J2tK, Dano59: the party may now pop off!
Avatar Thu. 10/6/16 11:13pm Dano59:

oooh I love Summer Sun ... a great alternate-universe hit
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:15pm Little Danny:

oh, totally - those hooks are deep. And very Swedish, somehow
Avatar Thu. 10/6/16 11:16pm Dano59:

Sweden's been a wellspring of great pop into this century...
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:19pm Little Danny:

absolutely, tho I can't quite nail down why their hooks are so sublime
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:19pm geezerette:

So beautiful.
Avatar Thu. 10/6/16 11:19pm Dano59:

Clandestine exposure to the Hollies, maybe?
Avatar Thu. 10/6/16 11:20pm Dano59:

agrred, geezerette. Hauntingly so
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:21pm Little Danny:

Yep, and blonde and beautiful genetics manifest in harmonies
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:21pm geezerette:

yep. :)
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:22pm Little Danny:

Apologies for the unintentionally Aryan message of my comment above. Oof
Avatar Thu. 10/6/16 11:23pm Dano59:

Chad & Jeremy & Peter Noone might take it as a compliment
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 10/6/16 11:24pm JtotheK:

and it shall live on in perpetuity via the magic of the message board archive! ha ha.
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:24pm geezerette:

It's OK,think we know what you meant.
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:25pm Little Danny:

Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:26pm geezerette:

Hey Dano59,pleased to "meet" you.
  Thu. 10/6/16 11:27pm Dean:

Besides, I don't believe phenotypes comprise a zero-sum economy. "Blonde and beautiful" doesn't mean "not-blonde isn't beautiful," too.
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:28pm geezerette:

Dean,well done. :)
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:29pm Little Danny:

yes, thanks for the save, Dean! And hello!
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:31pm geezerette:

more gorgeousness.
  Thu. 10/6/16 11:33pm Dean:

Reminds me to read On the Origin of Species. One of these days.
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:37pm Little Danny:

This Googie Rene is so ridiculous. But fun!
  Thu. 10/6/16 11:38pm Pete from Melbourne Austraila:

Nice version of a oft well covered fave 'Feelin Good' by Pat Bowie, some one I not familar with, Duke Pearson track is a killer as well, Romesville Dad!!
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:41pm Little Danny:

glad you dug, Pete - rare is the bad version of "Feeling Good," tho that Pat Bowie is one of the best in my opinion
  Thu. 10/6/16 11:48pm Dean:

Bill Evans. I sure wish there he were again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 10/6/16 11:48pm JtotheK:

enjoyed that googie rene, and the pike!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 10/6/16 11:54pm JtotheK:

great show, as always! cheers everyone.
  Thu. 10/6/16 11:55pm Pete from Melbourne Austraila:

Yep nice show Danny, want one of those WMFU bumper stickers! Get the word out down here in Melb Australia!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 10/6/16 11:57pm coelacanth:

Thanks Danny!

goonight all.
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:58pm geezerette:

Great show, thanks for it!
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:58pm Little Danny:

Thanks everyone! Until next time, a good good night (or day) for y'all
Avatar    Thu. 10/6/16 11:59pm Little Danny:

So much love to fellow commenters here.
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