Options Ira: Playlist from December 24, 2016 Options

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Options December 24, 2016: fill-in for Pat Byrne

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Artist Track Approx. start time
  Ira the K theme   0:00:00 ()
Beatles  The Night Before   Options 0:02:07 ()
Ground Zero  Schroeder   Options 0:04:42 ()
Billy Storm  It's What's Happening Baby   Options 0:07:21 ()
Saxie Russell  El Monkey   Options 0:10:01 ()
Jerry-O  The Pearl   Options 0:12:33 ()
Dusty Townes  Mrs. Dinkie   Options 0:15:08 ()
Viking Combo Band  Pleng Yuk Owakard   Options 0:15:49 ()
Alex Chilton  Bangkok   Options 0:18:46 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Richard Maltby 
Walkie Talkie   Options 0:21:36 ()
Raspberries  Tonight   Options 0:29:09 ()
Flo & Eddie  Just Another Town   Options 0:31:43 ()
Sparks  My Other Voice   Options 0:35:00 ()
Taana Gardner  Heartbeat   Options 0:39:43 ()
Sroeng Santi   Leang Mai Toe (Overkill)   Options 0:45:38 ()
Ray Bryant  To Sir With Love   Options 0:48:56 ()
Dave Bartholomew  The Monkey   Options 0:51:46 ()
Bunny Berrigan  Candlelights   Options 0:54:13 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Mitchell-Ruff Trio 
After This Message   Options 0:57:19 ()
For you to play . . . John Coltrane  Impressions   Options 1:06:04 ()
John Coltrane  Ascension   Options 1:09:59 ()
Half Japanese  My Concentration Oh No   Options 1:14:10 ()
Vom  My Eyes Have Seen You   Options 1:15:58 ()
Spacemen  Retro   Options 1:18:17 ()
A-Bones  That Jim   Options 1:19:35 ()
Floyd Brown  What I Want   Options 1:23:45 ()
Sharon Marie  Thinkin' 'Bout You Baby   Options 1:25:47 ()
Paul Petersen   Keep Your Love Locked   Options 1:28:12 ()
New York Dolls  Give Him a Great Big Kiss   Options 1:30:22 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Hutcherson-Land-Galper-Johnson-Chambers 
The Creators   Options 1:33:48 ()
Dump  Eyes of the World   Options 1:45:54 ()
Jimmy Durante  There's Two Sides to Every Girl   Options 1:46:35 ()
Sunnygirls  What's the Reason   Options 1:52:54 ()
Todd Rundgren  Determination   Options 1:55:05 ()
Tribe  Why   Options 1:58:37 ()
Whatanaut and the Whatanauts Band  Dance to the Music   Options 2:03:48 ()
Donnie Brooks  Girl Machine   Options 2:06:31 ()
101 Strings Orchestra  Love At First Sight (Je T'aime Moi Non Plus)   Options 2:09:24 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Belco Rhythm Boys Band 
My Little Corner of the World   Options 2:12:29 ()
Jorma Kaukonen  I'll Be All Right   Options 2:17:37 ()
Doug Sahm  Don't Fight It   Options 2:20:48 ()
Joe South  I'm Snowed   Options 2:23:09 ()
Sevilles  Charlena   Options 2:25:31 ()
Orchestra Harlow  Horsin' Up   Options 2:28:14 ()
James Luther Dickinson  Relax Your Mind   Options 2:32:02 ()
Ultimate Painting  Lead the Way   Options 2:35:09 ()
Maurice Patton & the Melodians  He Could Not Finish Singing   Options 2:38:48 ()
Lazy Salon  Revisiting Recurring   Options 2:41:48 ()
Daniel Bachman  Wine and Peanuts   Options 2:46:56 ()
The Neats  Pop Cliche   Options 2:50:05 ()
Spike Jones and His City Slickers  Japanese Skokiaan   Options 2:55:39 ()
Dusty Townes  The Night Before Christmas   Options 2:57:49 ()
Chuck McCann  outro   Options 2:59:19 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Sat. 12/24/16 9:06pm SeanG:

love that beatles song so much!
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:24pm Jake:

ME TOo! Can we make requests?
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:24pm Davin:

I'm here, Ira.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 9:24pm Folsom:

I always look forward to your shows, really great playlist.
     Sat. 12/24/16 9:25pm Listener Robert:

I bet Ken has some projections such that you can approximate the # of listeners as some multiple of the commenters.
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:25pm Smallchange:

Sounding tight! happy holidaze
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 9:25pm Jeezy:

I was here too, Ira, but I do need to pop out for a drink. #BrooklynLife
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:26pm Sarah:

Hi - enjoying the show thx!!
Avatar    Sat. 12/24/16 9:26pm SeanG:

still with ya! :-)

cheers everyone!
     Sat. 12/24/16 9:26pm Listener Robert:

It's not that hard to get on the wrong flight when the boarding areas are right next to each other.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 9:27pm melinda:

hello Ira and everyone!
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:29pm scott:

That Peanuts tune is actually titled "Linus and Lucy."
Avatar    Sat. 12/24/16 9:31pm SeanG:

hi melinda up there in one of my fave towns!
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:31pm SeanP:

Does Georgia get to pick any tracks?
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 9:31pm geezerette:

Merry Happy Ho Ho Ho ! 0<(:o3)
Hilarious Hanukkah!
Krazy Kwaanza
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:32pm Dave:

More Bangkok stories please
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 9:32pm Chop Scott:

Ira! So glad to hear you this evening--Cheers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 9:32pm melinda:

hi SeanG!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 9:33pm melinda:

and Georgia!
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:35pm Ira:

Hi everyone! Thanks for listening. Actually thinking of trying to take a few phone calls . . . but we'll see about that.
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:36pm steve from g-berg:

hey, happy holiday, great set!!
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:39pm saul:

i remember a xmas song i used to hear in the rockaway mall that i never hear now
Avatar    Sat. 12/24/16 9:40pm SeanG:

this song is amazing!
Avatar    Sat. 12/24/16 9:40pm jeffreylazar:

Hey Ira, Happy Hanukkah. My apartment doesn't feel at all like Maxwell's of yesteryear. It will however be easier getting home this evening. Cheers!
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:41pm sugarwolf:

Yessss Heartbeat!!!
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:41pm saul:

what is that toy store?
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:42pm saul:

chit
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 9:43pm Marshall Stacks:

Happy Hanukkah! Nice segue out of Sparks, by the way.
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:48pm augiemarch:

..the whole world changed with a red ryder...
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:49pm Ira:

@Marshall Stacks: Sometimes you just get lucky with the segue!
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:49pm James F:

hey Ira!

both of us here thought this was Kung fu fighting. fer real!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 9:50pm melinda:

I can hear the Kung Fu Fighting, now that you mention it.
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 9:50pm DonJuanTijuana:

Hey Ira, thanks for filling in. Btw, that Philly gig was so freakin awesome! I was buzzing for days afterwards.
DJT
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:51pm saul:

youtu.be...
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:53pm sugarwolf:

RIP E.R. Braithwaite author of To Sir With Love who died this month age 104!!!!
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:53pm wendy del formaggio:

Checking in from Vermont! I just tuned in at the last song. Great stuff. Nice to hear you here, Ira. Happy Hanukkah, everybody.
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:53pm sinner:

dj ira plays reeeaaaaal holiday music.
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:54pm saul:

dj ira ia great
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 9:55pm JakeGould:

I like this monkey’s style.
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:56pm saul:

just play captain sensible xmas catalouge
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:56pm augiemarch:

..does Scelsa still play Lord Buckley?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 9:57pm Marshall Stacks:

One of my favorite tunes, The Monkey. Thanks, Ira.
  Sat. 12/24/16 9:57pm mark:

This I'd great
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 9:59pm geezerette:

Beautiful "Candleights" Ira.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 9:59pm Marshall Stacks:

@Augie didn't Scelsa retire not so long ago?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 9:59pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Bunny Berrigan evokes a sense of roasting chestnuts for some odd reason.
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 10:00pm geezerette:

For all first nighters.
  Sat. 12/24/16 10:03pm theChangeling:

So great to come home and hear Ira. Great job in Phill last week. How about ferryboat Bill?
  Sat. 12/24/16 10:04pm steve from g-berg:

The Monkey was excellent, & with all due respect to FMU so is WWOZ!
     Sat. 12/24/16 10:05pm Listener Robert:

Go on, we can take it!
  Sat. 12/24/16 10:05pm mark:

Haha
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 10:05pm Davee:

Hello, loving the show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 10:06pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yeah - the Bartholomew long a fave - tho' our cousins the chimps probably share more of our aggro behavior than I thot...the bonobos perhaps the evolved ones in the family (they'd rather schtoop than fight)...& FMU & OOZ are cousins too: after Katrina, FMU streamed them - which is damned impressive FreeForm solidarity. Thx for being here Ira K!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 10:06pm Davee:

Yup, we'll be crawling again!!! Idiots they are!
  Sat. 12/24/16 10:06pm mark:

Terrifying times...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 10:07pm Davee:

indeed!
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 10:07pm geezerette:

It's insane Ira. We have a dictator now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 10:07pm Davee:

Dick Tator?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 10:07pm Davee:

Tator Tots?
  Sat. 12/24/16 10:08pm steve from g-berg:

right on what you just said Ira!
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 10:08pm geezerette:

exactly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 10:08pm Davee:

Live music????? this is cool
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 10:09pm Uncle Michael:

Good evening Mr. The-K and fellow listeners.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 10:10pm melinda:

hi UM
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 10:10pm geezerette:

This is great! You're a brave man.
  Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 10:10pm Blob Dobbs:

This actually isn't that bad!
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 10:11pm Chop Scott:

Ira you just saved my Xmas--Thank You!
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 10:11pm geezerette:

Hey Melinda!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 10:11pm melinda:

hi geeze!
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 10:12pm geezerette:

Merry Xmas!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 10:13pm Uncle Michael:

Sure, but he could have ruined my Hanukkah.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 10:13pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I defy anyone to read 'Hiroshima' by John Hersey about what it was really like (the mere atomic bomb - orders of magnitude smaller than the Hydrogen bomb) - & then tell me ANYTHING could possibly humanly justify them.
...Impressed by anyone who can even decipher Trane that much!
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 10:13pm jj.:

I think you're onto something, Mr. the K. Calvin Weston recently admitted that his 1st few years playing with Ornette, he only played the drum parts from Mahavishnu Orchestra songs. pbs.twimg.com...
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 10:15pm geezerette:

UM, but he means well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 10:15pm melinda:

I think I read Hiroshima for a college course. I don't think I can handle reading it now.
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 10:16pm Chop Scott:

I once saw Calvin Weston playing with James Blood Ulmer and they actually nailed the kick drum to the floor.
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 10:16pm Pat Byrne:

Ken just called me, this is your time-slot now. Congrats/enjoy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 10:18pm Folsom:

@Pat Are you getting the 6-9 weekday slot? Congrats!
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 10:23pm Dano59:

there's good rockin' tonight
  Sat. 12/24/16 10:28pm steve from g-berg:

YEEEAAAHHH!!!
  Sat. 12/24/16 10:29pm mark:

Always liked this more than Darlin
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 10:30pm Uncle Michael:

Paul Petersen had some pretty good material to work with. Donna Reed insisted.
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 10:34pm Dano59:

ooh this is even better than Johnny's version...
  Sat. 12/24/16 10:34pm theChangeling:

Yeah! Groving to the dolls!
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 10:38pm Dano59:

Happy to help in the freeform flow, Mr. the K.
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 10:43pm jj.:

yes! the dump version of "eyes of the world"!
  Sat. 12/24/16 10:44pm MikeF:

are you taking requests? or just dispensing life/holiday-related advice
  Sat. 12/24/16 10:45pm mark:

Grippy
  Sat. 12/24/16 10:45pm mark:

I meant trippy
  Sat. 12/24/16 10:51pm Ira:

I'm too stupid to figure out the phones. Sorry!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 10:55pm JakeGould:

Ha! Funny to hear this anti-drug ad today. Local grocery just put up this sign of a Red Bull knock-off this week: www.instagram.com...
  Sat. 12/24/16 10:58pm steve from g-berg:

allrightTodd.
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 10:58pm Pat Byrne:

Double tap the top flashing phone line on the long black Telos phone switcher until it stops flashing and is a solid red/yellow light.

Then, pod up the PHONE 1 channel on the board.

That flashing call will be on hold on that line and ready for air.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 10:58pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Also, there's some kind of switch that needs to be in Mono, right?
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 11:00pm Pat Byrne:

they should all be in mono already
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 11:00pm Uncle Michael:

I feel like such a loser. I don't even know where to get cocaine.
  Sat. 12/24/16 11:02pm chprit0820:

Hello Ira from Virginia. Tried to call and heard you talking but you could not hear me. Thanks for entertaining me while I am working on Christmas Eve.
  Sat. 12/24/16 11:02pm mark:

Why?
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 11:04pm geezerette:

funny rant!
  Sat. 12/24/16 11:05pm j db:

real work, enjoying the tunes and the ringing
  Sat. 12/24/16 11:07pm chprit0820:

Someone has to keep the packets flowing because the internet does not recognize holidays
  Sat. 12/24/16 11:08pm John McGrievey:

I just tuned in (app'ed in) and discovered I've missed too many good songs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 11:10pm A Better Me:

I LIKE A LOT ABOUT THIS
  Sat. 12/24/16 11:12pm mark:

Cocaine trained operators
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 11:12pm Dano59:

oo la la. So far this has all been the perfect music to read 'Motor Girl' by.
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 11:13pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

I just tried calling 1-800-COCAINE and the line was busy. What do I do now?
  Sat. 12/24/16 11:14pm j db:

keep busy
  Sat. 12/24/16 11:15pm ike:

That last one reminds me of Fabio.

Errr, I mean, these are the kind of dirty NSFW lady sounds he likes to play sometimes. That's what I meant! AHEM.
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 11:15pm Pat Byrne:

I was on with the doctor, try now.
  Sat. 12/24/16 11:17pm Hoboken Jack:

@TOPT: Everything will be OK. Deep breaths. Call 1-800-SANTACOKE
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 11:22pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I danced @ the Filmore - but I don't like parties anymore - I listen to Kaukonen alone...
     Sat. 12/24/16 11:22pm Eartha Lime:

Can you play some womyn's music? Beefheart please. zig?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 11:22pm JakeGould:

@Todd-o-Phonic: I just called that 1-800-COCAINE line and it rang, picked up and I was connected to “America’s Hottest Talk Line.” The first option was “Ladies, to talk to some hot guys, press 1 now…”

If I get billed for this mishigas on the first night of Hanukkah there will be heck to pay!
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 11:24pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Thanks for the help everyone! Ironically enough, I have a live version of "Kansas City" by Doug Sahm where he sings, "I might take a train, I might take cocaine...."....
  Sat. 12/24/16 11:38pm Joe stalvey:

What an Xmas Eve gift this show has been. Thank you, Ira, for these tunes and everything else. Happy holidays.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 11:39pm upsetter5001:

Thank you Ira. Just tuning in now on the west coast. The workday is done.
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 11:43pm Chop Scott:

Perfect--I thank you Ira!
  Sat. 12/24/16 11:49pm mark:

This has been great
  Sat. 12/24/16 11:51pm Jeff:

Nice set! Thanks much! ✌️️
  Sat. 12/24/16 11:54pm Ira:

Thanks for all the comments and for listening.
Avatar Sun. 12/25/16 12:00am Pat Byrne:

Thank you Ira, thank you Georgia. Loved every second from deep down in Alabama. I appreciate this a lot more than a playlist comment can reveal. Hope it didn't ruin your night.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 12/25/16 12:02am A Better Me:

Thanks for a fine time
  Sun. 12/25/16 12:02am mark:

Thx 4 makin a holiday less lonely
  Tue. 12/27/16 10:25pm MACDONALD DANIEL:

Ira, listening on Tuesday (It ain't always live nowadays). I'm looking forward to this, on Tuesday.
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