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Options December 27, 2016: Ending the year looking back with Don Bikoff.


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Artist Track Album Label Approx. start time
Irene Trudel & Don Bikoff-WFMU 2016-12-27

For this show Guitarist Don Bikoff took over the programming. For many years Don has been playing guitar gigs, inspired by dipping into a deep well of knowledge from his record collection. Bikoff brought in some of that collection to share with WFMU listeners. Don Bikoff also played a few tunes, including his seasonally appropriate Xmas guitar medley.
Son House  Death Letter   Options The Legendary Father of Folk Blues  Columbia   
Dave Ray  Go My Bail   Options Snaker's Here!  Elektra  0:03:50 ()
Reverend Gary Davis  Maple Leaf Rag   Options The Guitar & Banjo of Reverend Gary Davis  Prestige Folklore  0:07:30 ()
Don with two of his many guitars

Don Bikoff-WFMU 2016-12-27
Don Bikoff  St. Louis Tickle   Options     0:14:59 ()
Don Bikoff  Boca Blues   Options     0:19:36 ()
Don Bikoff  John Henry   Options     0:23:23 ()
Don Bikoff  East St. Louis Blues   Options     0:27:13 ()
Don Bikoff  Max's Tune   Options     0:31:27 ()
Mance Lipscomb  Spanish Flangdang   Options Texas Songster Volume 2  Arhoolie  0:37:19 ()
Eric Von Schmidt  Champagne Don't Hurt Me, Baby   Options The Folk Blues of Eric Von Schmidt  Prestige Folklore  0:39:08 ()
Mississippi John Hurt  Sliding Delta   Options Blues at Newport '64 Vol. 2  Vanguard  0:42:08 ()
Don Bikoff  Lullabye for Miss V   Options     0:48:58 ()
Don Bikoff  Give Me Cornbread When I'm Hungry (John Fahey)   Options     0:53:24 ()
Don Bikoff  Sligo River Blues (John Fahey tune)   Options     0:59:18 ()
Don Bikoff  Auld Lang Syne?Christmas Medley   Options     1:03:25 ()
Don Bikoff  Hummingbird Deluxe   Options Hallowed Ground  Don Bikoff  1:14:05 ()
Don Bikoff  Cypress Grove   Options Hallowed Ground  Don Bikoff  1:21:25 ()
Don Bikoff  My Creole Belle (Mississippi John Hurt)   Options     1:26:41 ()
Don Bikoff  Green Green Rocky Road   Options     1:31:12 ()
Sandy Bull  Electric Blend   Options E Pluribus Unum  Vanguard  1:36:52 ()
Don Bikoff-WFMU 2016-12-27
Don Bikoff  A Bicycle Built for Two /Grandfather's Clock /Freight Train /Guavi Guavi   Options     1:59:30 ()
Don Bikoff  Riverside Park Blues   Options     2:05:42 ()
Don Bikoff  Amy in Quebec   Options     2:10:05 ()
Don Bikoff  When the Troutfish Are In Bloom   Options Hallowed Ground  Don Bikoff  2:16:39 ()
Irene & Don Bikoff-WFMU
Guy Buttery  Half a Decade   Options Live in KwaZulu  Sheer Sound  2:22:47 ()
Shane Parish  Murder's Home   Options Undertaker Please Drive Slow  Tzadik  2:31:03 ()
Glenn Jones  David & The Phoenix   Options Against Which The Sea Continually Beats  Thrill Jockey  2:40:07 ()
John Fahey  A Raga Called Pat, Part III   Options The Voice of the Turtle  Takoma  2:45:03 ()
Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur  The Cukoo   Options Penny's Farm  Kingswood Records  2:53:57 ()
Music behind DJ:
Robbie Basho 
Oriental Love Song   Options Guitar Soli  Takoma  2:58:08 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 9:04pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Preacher House! The greatest. The absolute absolute absolute greatest.
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 9:04pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

also: hello.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/27/16 9:05pm common:

agreed, rev. and hello
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 9:06pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/27/16 9:08pm common:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/27/16 9:15pm redkayak:

Happy Holidays all :)
  Tue. 12/27/16 9:21pm listening out there:

Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 9:26pm jiepar:

daaaang smooth like budda
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 9:27pm Linda Lee:

beautiful!! thanks for playing for us Don! fantastic. sweet sounds.
  Tue. 12/27/16 9:41pm Carmichael:

Hiya Irene. I saw Taj Mahal play this song once. Only time I ever heard it till now.
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 9:44pm Linda Lee:

there's no one like Mississippi John Hurt. such sweet sounds.
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 9:49pm Linda Lee:

was the film called 'Festival'? 1967 ~
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/27/16 9:50pm Irene Trudel:

Yes, that's the one Linda!
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 9:51pm Linda Lee:

looks like a great film!
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 9:52pm Linda Lee:

anyone else losing sound on the radio?
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 9:52pm Linda Lee:

sound is off & on
  Tue. 12/27/16 9:53pm Carmichael:

Good for me on the iPhone app.
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 9:54pm Linda Lee:

maybe my radio's broken. let's try another radio.
  Tue. 12/27/16 9:55pm sugarwolf:

@Linda Lee: I'm having the same issue too
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 9:56pm Linda Lee:

it's the signal ..
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 9:57pm Linda Lee:

Irene, we're having radio broadcast issues!
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 10:01pm Linda Lee:

stream is fine
  Tue. 12/27/16 10:12pm KP:

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, Irene and everybody!
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 10:17pm Cooh John:

Clicky starred the Christmas medley. Lovely show.
  Tue. 12/27/16 10:19pm Tommy Jack Haynes:

The 90.1 signal keeps cutting out
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/27/16 10:20pm Irene Trudel:

Linda, where are you listening from? I want to let someone know if there's a problem. Anyone else having trouble listening?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/27/16 10:20pm Irene Trudel:

Thanks Tommy. I'll let Ken know.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 12/27/16 10:23pm Ken From Hyde Park:

It was acting like this about a week ago. It's on for about five seconds and then off for five. Back and forth like that.
  Tue. 12/27/16 10:24pm Ken:

Thanks Tommy checking into it now.
  Tue. 12/27/16 10:26pm Ken:

Is anybody having problems with the 91.1 signal or is it only 90.1?

Irene can you call me from the terminal room when you get a chance?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/27/16 10:29pm Irene Trudel:

I'll have to put on a record Ken. I'm in the middle of a live performance. Might be a few minutes
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 12/27/16 10:31pm -Ken:

No prob
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/27/16 10:37pm Glenn L:

Been listening on 91.1 for awhile. All sounds good.
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 10:39pm Michael 98145:

thank you, Irene. downstream sounds great ( the comments board was broken earlier today ). i blame the next president.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 12/27/16 10:40pm -Ken:

Yeah we had a data center problem earlier today that broke the website for a while.
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 10:41pm Michael 98145:

Glad to see this back because it's the Greatest Playlist/Comments board i have ever seen.
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 10:45pm Snortley:

91.1 has been fine.
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 10:45pm Linda Lee:

problem was at 90.1
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 10:46pm Snortley:

Mount Hope raccoons?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 12/27/16 10:47pm -Ken:

90.1fm should be back now.
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 10:48pm Linda Lee:

sounds great. thanks Ken! you're tops.
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 10:48pm Michael 98145:

( thank goodness for our "robust, fault-tolerant" interweb )
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 12/27/16 10:49pm melinda:

good evening irene and listeners
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 10:50pm Linda Lee:

hi melinda!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 12/27/16 10:51pm melinda:

hi Linda!
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 10:51pm Linda Lee:

isn't this amazing music ... !!
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 10:51pm Michael 98145:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/27/16 10:52pm Irene Trudel:

I think Ken talked me through fixing the signal. Hopefully all is good on air now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 12/27/16 10:54pm Ken From Hyde Park:

When all else fails, I use this procedure:
1) Unplug the thing.
2) Wait 30 seconds.
3) Plug it back in.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/27/16 10:56pm Irene Trudel:

Good advice Ken!
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 10:58pm Michael 98145:

( and use a pencil eraser to clean the contacts )
  Tue. 12/27/16 11:19pm Mike tp:

Celebrating my wife Mary bday. N the sounds. Thank you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/27/16 11:27pm Irene Trudel:

Happy birthday Mary!
  Tue. 12/27/16 11:34pm Mike tp:

Irene you're way too cute.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/27/16 11:47pm Ike:

I admit I flipped briefly to WNYC a few minutes ago (but now I'm back) and the New Sounds guy had a live set and said "engineered by Irene Trudel." So congrats on breaking the rules of time and space and being in two places at once. That's how hard you work! Kudos! Ha ha.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/27/16 11:53pm Irene Trudel:

Thanks Ike! I do engineer for John Schaefer a lot. Was it the Tribecastan session?
Avatar Tue. 12/27/16 11:54pm Michael 98145:

Fahey always was, always will be, great.
  Tue. 12/27/16 11:57pm Tommy Jack Haynes:

90.1 seems to be broadcasting correctly now
  Tue. 12/27/16 11:59pm KP:

Good night Irene!
  Wed. 12/28/16 12:00am Tommy Jack Haynes:

I broke away to watch the BBC version of Tennessee Williams's "Suddenly Last Summer"...stick with the earlier Kate Hepburn / Liz Taylor version
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/28/16 12:01am Ike:

I think so @Irene, but honestly, my memory is horrible. I also like The Sporkful on which you are sometimes credited. Everybody check out that podcast. And congrats to our pal Anne Saini on splurting out a human baby recently too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 12/28/16 8:48am Sean in Bristol UK:

Great show, Irene and thank you to Don for a great live set
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