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January 20, 2017 Options
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Artist Selection Album    (Label / Recording date)
Theme Music:
Sarah Webster Fabio 
Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues   Options Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues
(Folkways 1976)
ECD  In Tempo   Options Major Force: The Original Art-Form
(Mo' Wax 1990)

Fats Waller  Bouncin' on a V-Disc   Options
Blankenship Brothers  Lonesome Old Jail   Options
Big Boy Myles  Who's Been Foolin' You   Options
Mailefihi College Band  Lavemālie Mai (Touch Me Gently)   Options Ifi Palasa: Tongan Brass
Raymond Barrow  Walkin' Blues   Options
Fred Kirby  When That Hell Bomb Falls   Options

Talkover Music:
Sonny & Cher 
The Beat Goes On   Options

Yta Jourias  Adome Nyueto   Options Togo Soul 70
Ray Barretto  Adiviname y Olvidate   Options Together
Ewa Demarczyk  Tomaszów   Options Ewa Demarczyk śpiewa piosenki Zygmunta Koniecznego
Buppha Saichon  Chan Khiang Thoe   Options Rup Lo Thom Pai
Dorothy Ashby  The Look of Love   Options Afro-Harping
Sun Ra & His Astro Infinity Arkestra
(Vocals: Ricky Murray) 
Early Autumn   Options Holiday for Soul Dance
Erick Vincent  Je Me Suis Coupe La Main   Options La Discoteque Psychedelique
Tenores Di Neoneli  Mama non Cheret   Options

Talkover Music:
Lee Scratch Perry & The Upsetters 
Jungle Jim   Options Upsetters 14 Dub Blackboard Jungle

Sun City Girls  Kaspar Hauser   Options Napoleon & Josephine, Volume 2
Toudie Heath  Kawaida   Options Kawaida
Zupfgeigenhansel  Es Wollt Ein Bauer Früh Aufstehn   Options Volkslieder I
Albert Beger & Hamid Drake & William Parker  Rain Is Coming   Options Evolving Silence, Volume 1

Talkover Music:
The Mohawks 
Senior Thump   Options The Champ

Katunga  Un Paso Aqui un Paso Alla   Options Mira Para Arriba Mira Para Abajo
Jimmy Giuffre  Chino   Options Small Group Sessions 1947-1953
The Parliaments  The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg   Options Testify: The Best of the Early Years
Roy Smeck  My Isle of Golden Dreams   Options
Adam Carroll  Lacy   Options South of Town
Blind Wonders of Washington, DC  Night Prayer   Options Powerhouse Gospel On Independent Labels 1946-1959
Roscoe Mitchell  Walking in the Moonlight   Options Hey Donald

Talkover Music:
Morris Goldberg Quartet 
D.B.B.   Options The Morris Goldberg Quartet

T.U.M.S.A.  Es Tagad Saprotu   Options
Black Beats Band  Essie Mercy   Options
LaVorn Smith  Without Your Love I'll Be Nothing   Options
Tak Shindo  Safari to Kenya   Options Mganga
Fontella Bass  Safe and Sound   Options
Louis Moholo  Lost Opportunities   Options Louis Moholo's Viva-la-Black

Talkover Music:
The Qualitons 
Slowman   Options Panoramic Tymes

Mike Cooper  Country Water   Options Places I Know
Usha Khanna  Hotel Incidental Music (Edit)   Options Psych Funk Sa-Re-Ga!
Archimedes Badkar  Leo Harusi   Options Bado Kidogo
Armin Berg  Neue Trommelverse   Options Populare Judische Kunstler
Johnny Sayles  Food Stams (pt. 1)   Options
Ray Rodriguez  Negra Sabrosura   Options Delusion
Steinski  Fearless Leader Is Watching, or, "Orange Is the New President"   Options
Steinski  Rev. Joseph Lowery at President Obama's inauguration   Options

Closing Theme:
John Lee Hooker 
Stand By   Options I Feel Good
(Jewel 1971)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 7:34am Uncle Michael:

It's mourning in America.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 8:04am doctorjazz:

Great GIF! It's amazing, when you think Republican presidents just CAN'T get any worse or dumber...
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 8:07am Doug Schulkind:

Tried to come up with a theme for today's show. Couldn't put my finger on it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 8:30am Brian in UK:

Hello Doug. Woke up this morning with five hundred kittens sitting on my chest wanting their dinner. Rough or what. Still got to work to spread the joy.
Youngest daughters' birthday today, so let's have some JOY.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 8:31am Doug Schulkind:

The joy is your arrival, Brian in UK.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 8:38am doctorjazz:

Happy Birthday to your daughter, @Brian in the UK!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 8:42am doctorjazz:

Really quite depressed....have to convince my 18 year old it isn't the end of the world (and not 100% convinced of it...).
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 8:42am annie:

logging in...and there's this, which may be true... or not: Before the Battle of Agincourt in 1415, the French,anticipating victory over the English, proposed to cut off the middle finger of all captured English soldiers. Without the middle finger it would be impossible to draw the renowned English longbow and therefore be incapable of fighting in the future.

This famous weapon was made of the native English Yew tree, and the act of drawing the longbow was known as "plucking the yew" (or "pluck yew").

Much to the bewilderment of the French, the English won a major upset and began mocking the French by waving their middle fingers at the defeated French, saying, "See, we can still pluck yew! PLUCK YEW!

Since 'pluck yew' is rather difficult to say, the difficult consonant cluster at the beginning has gradually changed to a labiodental fricative 'F', and thus the words often used in conjunction with the one-finger-salute are mistakenly thought to have something to do with an intimate encounter.

It is also because of the pheasant feathers on the arrows used with the longbow that the symbolic gesture is known as "giving the bird."
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 8:45am doctorjazz:

Don't know if it's true or not, but it's a great story!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 8:45am annie:

... and on that note, i'll shut the comments off because i'm burning out being surrounded on all sids by hatred of some sort. i love you all, but just have to not subject myself..we made this mess we have to withstand it. i feel now the same way when bush won and continued the dynasty of killing, bigotry, and xenophobia.. rant done, and yes, i really do love you all..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 8:46am annie:

yes, i like that story, too, so i'll stick with that DRJazz
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 8:46am Doug Schulkind:

Hey doc, ho annie. Glad use guys are here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 8:53am Brian in UK:

Thanks doc.
Going for a lie down.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 8:56am Brian in UK:

A man goes to his local cinema; very busy with punters waiting for several films. He ask the man on the door which queue is the right one for his film.
Man says 'Far queue'.
He replies 'Well you do not have to be rude about it'
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 8:57am Doug Schulkind:

That's humour.
  Fri. 1/20/17 9:01am Author Miller:

Doug, Please hit us (today, more than ever) with your rhythm stick.
  Fri. 1/20/17 9:02am Ramblin' Ray:

Greetings & peace to all drummer people! This too will pass.
  Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:03am Maggie B.:

urgh. we've reached the punchline and it's not funny.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:03am Doug Schulkind:

Greetings Ramblin' Ray! Author Miller, today's selections will be made entirely at random.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:04am Dave in Vermont:

Thanks for the gif, Doug
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:04am Doug Schulkind:

Maggie B, why don't they tell jokes in Jonestown any more?

The punch line's too long.

Too soon?
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:04am Doug Schulkind:

It's the least I can do, Dave in (beloved) Vermont.
  Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:04am Maggie B.:

Hah! i almost laughed there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 9:04am Brian in UK:

Amazing eight years ago the previous week, Sully perfomed miracles and the week after John Martyn shrugged off his mortal coil.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:07am Goyim in the AM:

Defiant morning, folks! Let's rock!
  Fri. 1/20/17 9:07am Author Miller:

Yeah Doug, So hit us with your Random Stick
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:07am Alex In Illinois:

"In such ugly times, the only true protest is beauty." - Phil Och
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:07am Dave in Vermont:

you got this, Doug!
There's no place else I'd rather be.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:08am Artie Haywire:

Gathering around the warm glow of the tube set...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:09am Alex In Illinois:

I mean Phil "Ochs."
  Fri. 1/20/17 9:09am melinda:

Hi chums!
  Fri. 1/20/17 9:09am Ramblin' Ray:

Was there ever more music in anyone than in Fats?
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:09am Doug Schulkind:

Goyim! Artie! Alex! melinda! Love you all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:10am Dave in Vermont:

I've got you streaming along with Democracy Now's coverage of the resistance. BLM etc.
www.facebook.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:10am Alex In Illinois:

I don't agree that the "only" true protest is beauty, but I think it helps. And what is beautiful is not always pretty.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 9:11am doctorjazz:

There's a joy that bursts out of Waller's music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 9:14am Stanley:

Let's make the end times, happy times, folks.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:14am Doug Schulkind:

@Dave in Vermont
One of my proudest times as a WFMU member was when we gave Democracy Now a temporary home during the WBAI struggles.

Welcome aboard, Stanley!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 9:15am Brian in UK:

Stanley, back on UK time now?
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:16am Doug Schulkind:

It's going to be a bit harder for me to keep up with the commenting today. I have more bookkeeping to do than usual on this end.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:17am Doug Schulkind:

Plus, I have to keep my eyes on Twitter to make sure we're all still here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:18am Scraps:

h'lo!

www.snopes.com...
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:19am Doug Schulkind:

Shit, Scraps, I thought you were about to prove that Trump was a hoax.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 9:19am doctorjazz:

Thought of Mississippi John Hurt when this came on (the Mailefihi College Band).
     Fri. 1/20/17 9:19am Listener Robert:

I'm almost hearing "When you're out of Schlitz, you're out of beer" in this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:19am Scraps:

Ah, dear, nope....
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:20am Doug Schulkind:

Wishful thinking, Listener Robert. Here's a Pabst Blue Ribbon for your troubles.
  Fri. 1/20/17 9:22am melinda:

I like the high school band number
  Fri. 1/20/17 9:23am melinda:

I mean college band
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:24am Doug Schulkind:

I'm going to pick my music beds at random, too. I don't want the burden of having to chose anything today.
     Fri. 1/20/17 9:25am Listener Robert:

I hope you don't consider it spam for me to repeat here what I just commented on the contemporaneous McSorley playlist page: that I'd been thinking since the election what I heard yesterday at the clinic in the waiting room: a hunch that a lot of people will be pleasantly surprised by Trump.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 9:25am Brian in UK:

Let Luna see the tracks. That would be mad.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:26am Doug Schulkind:

Isn't there nowhere to go but up, in terms of expectations, Listener Robert?
     Fri. 1/20/17 9:26am Listener Robert:

That's a large part of it, yeah.
  Fri. 1/20/17 9:26am Mr C:

There's No Place Like America Today..
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:27am Doug Schulkind:

Glad you're in it, Mr C
     Fri. 1/20/17 9:29am Listener Robert:

For one thing, Trump might not save up his pardons & commutations until he's on the way out the door, like Obama now & most presidents of recent times.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:30am Ike:

I just tuned in and heard "When That Hell Bomb Falls" and figured the theme was nuclear war.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 9:31am doctorjazz:

Same thought, if we're not in a major disaster, it will be better than most expect. (There is a pretty good chance Trump will be out at some point, so many conflicts of interest, not that Pence is a big bargain...)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 9:32am Stanley:

Hi Brian. Got back last week but brought with me some exotic bugs which turned into a monster cold.
Just recovering now.
  Fri. 1/20/17 9:33am Paul Sherratt:

Johnny Paycheck - The Cave came on the random car player, earlier... followed, happily, by Nat Gonella and Black Coffee - I love Nat Gonella!
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:33am Doug Schulkind:

The randomly selected music is so good. I'm beginning to think I am superfluous.
     Fri. 1/20/17 9:33am Listener Robert:

We might also not have 2 or 3 more shooting wars within his 1st quarter in office, as I was afraid we'd've gotten w H. Clinton.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 9:35am Brian in UK:

Doug, how dare you.

Paul, that is a name from the past. We are planning to come up your way end of Feb. So perhaps meet up.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:36am Doug Schulkind:

Brother Paul Sherratt! So glad you're here!
     Fri. 1/20/17 9:37am Listener Robert:

I also think the Trump admin.'s drug policies -- and by that I mean both therapeutic & recreational, as well as medical devices -- are likely to be the best of any admin. in many decades.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:39am Scraps:

I don't know if listening to FMU today . . . right now I can't take too much election. sigh
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:39am ndbob:

Heya Doug and everyone here just for a few
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:39am Doug Schulkind:

@Listener Robert
I agree there may be fewer intentional wars than there might have been with Hillary. But the unintentional ones are just a Tweet away.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:40am Doug Schulkind:

ndbob! Happy belated birthday to you, Sir!
     Fri. 1/20/17 9:40am Listener Robert:

That last bit's very important to me. I'm working with someone to bring a biological to market, and it looks like we're going to start in Mexico. I think in the coming admin. we'll have a better chance to get it to the USA.
     Fri. 1/20/17 9:41am Listener Robert:

Twitter wars don't bother me, only shooting ones. And bombing, and knifing, etc.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 9:41am Brian in UK:

This show puts me in mind of....
wfmu.org...

ndbob did the move go well?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:42am Ike:

@LR, I very, very seriously doubt that. This is the guy who took out print ads calling for the Central Park 5 to be executed. Don't you know that the demon weed is beloved of those dirty OTHERS?
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:42am ndbob:

ty Doug - finally found a place to stay
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:43am ndbob:

after spending the year so far ina hotel - I've been feeling like it's home
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 9:43am doctorjazz:

Of course, the random music is great, because it comes from a non-random collection (I get the same effect when I put my music player on random play and hear stuff I like that I hadn't gotten to)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:44am Webhamster Henry:

Good random morning, whatevs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:45am Scraps:

I always play my MP3 player at random
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:46am Doug Schulkind:

That's great news, ndbob!

Welcome welcome Webhamster H!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:46am Webhamster Henry:

I listen to the GTDS "non programmed shuffle" all the time. I have a script running here that picks up the track names so I can go back and find out what was playing.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:46am ndbob:

so I'm now a Georgian
     Fri. 1/20/17 9:47am Listener Robert:

Trump over the past 25 yrs. repeatedly came out for legaliz'n of narcotics. Meanwhile Hillary said you could never legalize marijuana because there's too much money in it. She'd know all about major flows of $, of course.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:47am ɨӄɛ:

Also, he's sober and doesn't appreciate such things. (I hate that he's giving alcohol-free people a bad name.) And the "Twitter wars" are the symptom pointing to the disease that will lead to more REAL wars.
     Fri. 1/20/17 9:48am Listener Robert:

Ike, if that were true, there'd be a lot more violence among Twitter users already. The Internet's a way of blowing off steam that probably makes people less violent, if anything.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 9:48am Brian in UK:

S'funny Nat Gonella's band was called The Georgians. Just saying.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:48am Scraps:

Listener Robert, will you stop bashing Hillary Clinton for awhile? This day, anyway?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:48am Artie Haywire:

The results are great, but the metaphor breaks down. Random choice from Doug's library is like picking a random gelato flavor at Luigi's. Wherein the next four years will be more like dropping a jeweler's loupe on a random patch of a Hieronymus Bosch mural.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:49am Webhamster Henry:

in re: todays gif anim, remember 1979?
i.ebayimg.com...$_1.JPG
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:49am Doug Schulkind:

@ndbob
I assume you will not convert to become gabob. But that's up to you!

@Webhamster Henry
If you ever miss what's "played" on the stream, you can always go here: onlineradiobox.com... It goes back one week.


I like ɨӄɛ!
     Fri. 1/20/17 9:49am Listener Robert:

Scraps, HRC deserves enough bashing to fill comment threads from here until doomsday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:50am Scraps:

I'm out.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:50am ndbob:

@doug nah i never even became indybob
     Fri. 1/20/17 9:51am Listener Robert:

I mean, Obama turned out to be a rotten prez IMO, but I was STILL glad he got the nomination over Hillary in 2008.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:51am Doug Schulkind:

Gee, thanks for exposing the flaw in my plan, Artie Haywire.

@Scraps
This is your space, too. Please always feel welcome and welcomed!
     Fri. 1/20/17 9:52am Listener Robert:

Anyway, this biological promises to do a lot for people with advanced cancers, chronic hepatitis, various other conditions, and it'd be a shame to see it languish much longer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:53am Artie Haywire:

No flaws at all, Doug. All comforts welcome. On this dreary day more than most. Appreciate you bringing it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:53am Webhamster Henry:

Thanks Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 9:53am Brian in UK:

@Artie the back of Garden of Earthly Delights triptych is Black, dark black.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:54am Doug Schulkind:

I sure wish my randomizer would pick some longer tracks. I gotta go pee!
     Fri. 1/20/17 9:55am Listener Robert:

Now I know why I'm not a DJ: my prostate's gotten too big for a record set.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 9:55am Brian in UK:

Delegate.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:55am Doug Schulkind:

I am wearing a pussy hat in my mind.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:56am µke:

But none of those Twitter users have had unimaginable power until now. None were supposed to be diplomats. And Drumpf has clearly become more conservative in his old age, plus you can't take his words at face value -- he's held every possible position on a number of issues. His supporters took him seriously but not literally, whereas the rest of us took him literally but not seriously. He's a Rorschach blot (as Obama was for some people in 2008, admittedly).
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:56am Artie Haywire:

@Brian None more black. As the raven caws overhead.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 9:57am still b/p:

This is one of those times when I saw what you were playing at the moment ."Ooh! Dorothy..Gotta get...gotta crank the crank, solder the wires, shovel coal in the boiler, get the player going aaaaand....caught just the last four seconds of that track.

Good morning. I was downtown already this morning, and someone has scattered simple signs on the outside of many windows there saying things like "Love Will Win."
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 9:58am melinda:

@Doug: thank you for that image.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 9:59am Artie Haywire:

I'm less worried about Trump's own policies, but the enabling of all the petty crap this teabagger Congress can dream up. Deregulate the Banks! Sell the National Parks! Darwinian Competition for Health Care!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:00am Artie Haywire:

Love Always Wins!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:00am Webhamster Henry:

The Pussy Hat is the Liberty Cap of 2017.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:02am Doug Schulkind:

@melinda
A little childish, but fuck it, right?

Open the group grizzly bear hug for still b/p. After that, let's go visit Betsy DeVos.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:02am ndbob:

Heya Melinda!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 10:02am melinda:

hi Bob!
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:03am still b/p:

Singing styles and voice qualities -- of periods and places -- are fascinating. These tenores sound immediately similar to others of the region. Pop radio cycles in America and presumably elsewhere produce vocalists with voices uncannily similar to each other.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:03am Alex In Illinois:

Is this French or Basque?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:03am Alex In Illinois:

Or Italian?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:04am Alex In Illinois:

Occitan?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:04am Alex In Illinois:

The Occitan range from Italy to Spain, and all across Southern France.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 10:05am doctorjazz:

Whatever it is, I really dig it! (Tenores...)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 10:05am melinda:

To be honest I'm not down with the pink kitty hats, in part because I'd rather people not let Trump dictate the terms we use or our references, but I like the image of Doug wearing one.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:10am βrian:

Do the Occitan put egg in their aioli?
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:12am Doug Schulkind:

Hello there, βrian! My wife made a vegan aioli last night. We put it on our noncrabcakes, made from garbonzo beans and hearts of palm.

It was pretty dern good!
  Fri. 1/20/17 10:12am Mr C:

No record labels today?
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:14am Doug Schulkind:

@Mr C
It's a time issue.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:16am Doug Schulkind:

Today's program will NOT be programmed entirely at random. The final track of the day has already been planned...
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:16am βrian:

Speaking of time, today seems like an apt day for the Quartet for the End of Time.
  Fri. 1/20/17 10:17am Author Miller:

re: Sun City Girls, this image seems especially appropriate considering day's gif

http://archive.seattleweekly.com/2008-05-14/music/remembering-a-monster/#img1
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:17am Little Danny:

YES, I have been listening to Kawaida a lot recently! Good morning Doug and all
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 10:17am melinda:

Nice fluteyness.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:17am still b/p:

"Do the Occitan put egg in their aioli" = articulation exercise/warm-up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:18am Jeff Golick:

Hi.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:19am Doug Schulkind:

Bird flipping never gets tired, Author Miller.

Greetings radio kings Little Danny and Jeff Golick!
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:19am βrian:

Some traditional versions of aioli have no egg, by the way, so you don't have to include the "vegan" trigger warning if you don't want.
Hee.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:20am Doug Schulkind:

Google Translate:

Es Wollt Ein Bauer Früh Aufstehn = A farmer wants to get up early
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:21am Doug Schulkind:

I need a trigger warning when in the presence of gun lovers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:23am Jeff Golick:

Re farmer: I'm reading MY ANTONIA by Willa Cather right now (1st time!) and it's really getting to me. I keep tearing up.

I think the answer, at least in part, is more books. E.g.: scarfolk.blogspot.com...
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:23am βrian:

They used to serve a kind of aioli at the Bread & Puppet festival. Quite the garlic-breath we had.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:24am Doug Schulkind:

From Twitter just now:

Queer activists chant: "Out of the closet, into the streets! We aren't afraid of your fascist tweets!"

@Jeff Golick
A dear friend of ours (who used to live at the corner of President and Clinton streets in Brooklyn) wrote her doctoral dissertation on Willa Cather. I share that mostly to get in the President Clinton thing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 10:27am melinda:

There's really an intersection of President and Clinton streets? cool.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:27am βrian:

If I listen only to instrumental music and think only of food and cooking, I feel much better ...
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:27am Doug Schulkind:

Albert Berger is a wonderful woodwind master from Israel. His adoration of Coltrane here is sounding pretty fine.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:28am Doug Schulkind:

@melinda
My friend lived in the building shown here: imgs.6sqft.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:30am Jeff Golick:

There was a spontaneous (?) gathering at that intersection on Election Night, which gradually turned mournful...

Still working on our intersectional politics, I guess.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:31am Jeff Golick:

A comment so nice, I named it twice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 10:32am doctorjazz:

As an old resident of the Slope (Carroll between 5th and 6th), I know the intersection well.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:32am βrian:

That's just extra Golick for the aioli. No worries.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:33am still b/p:

Double-down double-down double-down is the phrase and mode of the period, Jeff. Embrace the inclination.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:33am Doug Schulkind:

I lived on Hoyt betw. President and Carroll.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:33am annie:

i had to come back on and "like" this ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 10:36am melinda:

@JeffG: haha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:36am annie:

well, i forgot about the "pause" option on the pop-up. what was the track with the list of "responsibilities" from Kwanzaa(?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:36am Webhamster Henry:

I bet I know what your "prepared track" might be!
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:36am βrian:

Hee. Doug said "phoque." Such French never needs pardoning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:37am Webhamster Henry:

And If you don't play it, I may be able to get to it on my FB Live #idaystream.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 10:38am melinda:

I was planning on not watching but I'm feeling a perverse curiosity.
Avatar    Fri. 1/20/17 10:39am quinn:

I'm here, burying my head in the Drummer sands
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:39am Doug Schulkind:

@Webham H
I'll make it work! Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 10:40am melinda:

The randomizer is doing a nice job.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:40am Doug Schulkind:

Our sands are warm and plentiful, quinn!
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:40am ndbob:

and Bernie has arrived at the inaugaration
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:41am βrian:

Bernie. Even his hair is honest.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:42am Doug Schulkind:

I honestly could not imagine Bernie winning. I honestly think I may have been wrong. It makes me sick.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:42am annie:

.....anyone know that piece that sounded like a kwanzaa recitation?
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:42am ndbob:

@melinda I think I will watch the swearing in - maybe the inaugural address but that's it - I'm really torn - even though the voters made a poor and potentially disastrous choice - the peaceful transition of power is the center of of American government
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:43am annie:

nice to see you ndbob, hope you're settling in well
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:44am Doug Schulkind:

@annie
That was Kawaida from Albert "Toudie" Heath: www.discogs.com...
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:44am ndbob:

@Doug I can't imagine him winning wither - there's always a "what if" - but Trump stayed away from attacks on Bernie - I think there would have been such a barrage of attacks had he gotten the nomination - that he clearly would have lost
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 10:44am melinda:

bob, yeah. I support the congressional reps who are boycotting it and those who are attending, same with those watching or not watching. I don't thing there's one proper response, and whether we like it or not, it's a historical moment.
  Fri. 1/20/17 10:45am Mr C:

A truly great record!
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:45am ndbob:

@annie about to start settling in - my apartment will be ready tomorrow - as I end my time in a motel
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:46am ndbob:

@melinda exactly
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:46am still b/p:

The Jimmy Giuffre seems interesting in style and sound for something that's from '53 or earlier....as if it's from later, but I know nothing NOTHING.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:46am Doug Schulkind:

I am so incredibly proud of my congressman, Mike Doyle. He represents southwestern Pennsylvania and is boycotting the inauguration. Not an simple political stance to take.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:46am annie:

good, bob, all the best to you!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 10:47am melinda:

My congresswoman is boycotting too.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:48am βrian:

Ours is, too. Mark Pocan.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:48am ndbob:

Thanks Annie - my representatives here - and in Indiana - won't for sure
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 10:51am doctorjazz:

Adam Carroll sounds a bit like John Prine to me. Like having Guiffre, Parliaments, and Carroll in a set!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 10:52am doctorjazz:

(sounding a bit like Prine is not a bad thing, btw).
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:52am βrian:

@doctorjazz: Yes. I was just about to say as much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 10:52am doctorjazz:

Wondering what kind of retaliation Drumpf will come up for the boycotting members of congress.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:53am βrian:

The 'pedia doesn't have info about him. Doug, do you know where he's from?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:55am annie:

thanks doug!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:55am Parq:

I have no idea what any of you are talking about. Hope everyone is enjoying this perfectly ordinary Friday.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:56am Doug Schulkind:

@βrian
About who? I might have missed an earlier comment.

Greetings Birthday Boy Parq!

You're most welcome, annie!
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:56am βrian:

About Adam Carroll.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:56am Kris Holmes:

morning! good timing to tune in for the blind wonders!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 10:56am annie:

and, fwiw, this has been an especially apt playlist.. love the "randomness".
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:57am Doug Schulkind:

I admit it. When my mouse found a track to play next, I saw the album name of the adjacent tune and selected this one.

@Kris Holmes
We're the blind leading the blind here at GTDS HQ!
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:58am βrian:

@annie: Fantastic and stochastic.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 10:59am Doug Schulkind:

I'm hearing of tear gas in Washington. Can anyone confirm?
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:01am Doug Schulkind:

@βrian
Here's a short blog post I wrote about Adam Carroll a while ago: blog.wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 11:01am doctorjazz:

This Roscoe Mitchell is just fabulous, not what I'd think of hearing his name. Works nicely after the Blind Wonders as well.
  Fri. 1/20/17 11:02am Dean:

Tears and gas, but not tear gas.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:02am Carmichael:

Heya Doug and end of the worlders.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:02am ndbob:

excellent show Doug - time to go - hopefully things will start to get back to normal next week
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:03am Dave in Vermont:

BLM protestros chained to checkpoint barricade.
  Fri. 1/20/17 11:06am Dean:

A two-f(ing)er: http://i.onionstatic.com/onion/1304/4/16x9/565.jpg
Avatar    Fri. 1/20/17 11:06am Rich in Washington:

No tear gas where I'm at...
Oh, wait. Never mind.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:07am Doug Schulkind:

Good morning, Carmichael!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:09am annie:

it's a good thing i know how to find an illegal smile today. i'd love to find a bar/pub with no teevees, just music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 11:11am doctorjazz:

OK, so far had to buy the Adam Carroll album and the Roscoe Mitchell albums...CUT IT OUT, DOUG!
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:12am βrian:

@annie: That's actually a dream of mine: to have a nice pub with low-volume music (sometimes none) and ZERO TVs.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:12am Doug Schulkind:

The notorious RBG, Dean!
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:13am Doug Schulkind:

See you soon, ndbob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:14am annie:

there's only one of those here in asheville, it's a real dive, a laid-back "burger Bar" with no food just booze and no teevee.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:14am Lewis:

signing in - gotta say "right on..." to the gif...
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:15am βrian:

Sadly, in Wisconsin every bar is effectively a sports bar. I know of only one exception.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:15am Little Danny:

Really enjoying the skips through various music gardens here Doug
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:16am Doug Schulkind:

A ten-fingered greeting to you, Lewis!
  Fri. 1/20/17 11:16am Dean:

@βrian and @annie: Do it, please! I have fond memories of a now defunct cafe in Montreal in the days before streaming of music. They left random CDs around the place and let the patrons request them, a kind of human jukebox. I remember requesting--and their playing--the Hilliard Ensemble's Gesualdo Tenebrae. Was perfect.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:16am Alex In Illinois:

How about no TVs, and the only music being un-amplified and acoustic, and if it is loud or involves singing, then in the back-room.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:17am Doug Schulkind:

And here is Tak Shindo with a song about ex-president Obama's birthplace.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:19am Kris Holmes:

lol
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:19am Kris Holmes:

love this fontella
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:19am βrian:

@Dean: I used to go to the Cinéma Parallèle café there back in the 80s. Was it there during your era?
Love the Hilliard Ensemble, by the way. I've seen them a few times.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:20am Doug Schulkind:

I should play Theme de Yoyo next. But that wouldn't be random.
  Fri. 1/20/17 11:21am Author Miller:

How do you post a hot link on the board?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:21am annie:

i'm with you alex!! let's go!
i went out to lunch with the housemate last week and there were 12 teevees..!!! large ones blaring any sport imaginable and one with CNN... oy!!
  Fri. 1/20/17 11:22am Dean:

@βrian: No, the '90s for me. I can't remember the name of the place. I think it lasted only two or three years. It was in the touristy Vieux-Montréal area. Never caught HE live, but I make a point to collect their recordings.

@Author Miller: You have to create an account.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:23am Jeff Golick:

"Lost Opportunities" hitting a little close to home this morning.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:23am Doug Schulkind:

@Author Miller
Dean is correct. If you register (see above) you get link-posting access.

@Jeff Golick
Ugh.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:25am Dave in Vermont:

here we go
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:26am coelacanth∅:

hello Doug and Drummers
  Fri. 1/20/17 11:26am Author Miller:

Sorry should have done more research, Thanks, Dean
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:28am Dave in Vermont:

Trump looks miserable; Obama is smiling and charming everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:28am annie:

i watched "Bob Roberts" last night.. and the road goes ever on.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:29am Doug Schulkind:

Fellow South African Sean Bergin on alto sax here with Louis Moholo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:29am Dave in Vermont:

Mike Pence is owning it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:31am Jeff Golick:

Moholo added a second Moholo sometime after this record.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:35am still b/p:

If someone else gets on the back of this bicycle, we'll be eager members of tandem random fandom.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 11:36am Uncle Michael:

Until then, it's phantom tandem random fandom.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 11:37am hyde:

geez, i missed Tak Shindo and Roscoe Mitchell. that is no fun.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:39am Jeff Golick:

Coop (as I call him in my mind, where we are friends) has gone through some stylistic shifts over the years!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:39am Jeff Golick:

I'd like to ride that phantom tandem random fandom down the macadam.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 11:39am Uncle Michael:

Boy howdy.
  Fri. 1/20/17 11:40am Carmichael:

Bryce has the honor of ringing in the final president and subsequent end of the world.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:41am Doug Schulkind:

Well well well, if it ain't Our Good Uncle!
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:42am βrian:

Uncle Michael, are there any ICBM silos in your neck of the woods. Just wondering ...
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:42am Doug Schulkind:

@hyde
Second show at Midnight!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:42am Jeff Golick:

Is this typical-sounding Archimedes Badkar? It's a group I know mostly by name, not by ear.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 11:43am doctorjazz:

Like the Badkar, think I could live in Doug's hard drive...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 11:43am Uncle Michael:

Brian, yes...the nearby one was converted to a pretty cool private residence quite a while ago.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:45am GIVE THE DRUMMER RADIO:

Uncle Michael will driver the Drummer horse train for the next three hours. Many miles and many smiles to come:

Playlist: wfmu.org...

Jason Elbogen's radio show follows here on the Drummer Stream at 3pm (ET):

wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:45am Jeff Golick:

Somehow, a dude singing German at me, over a martial beat, is not helping.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:46am mauri:

give the trommler some. heyhey
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:47am guy mauve:

A belated good morning Doug and all in drummerland from West Toronto.

As this is a slow news day, I shall catch up on some old GTDS episodes. Tonic for one, please.
  Fri. 1/20/17 11:47am Dean:

Food *stamps*? Oh, SNAP!
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:49am Doug Schulkind:

Yay! mauri and guy mauve are here! All is not lost!
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:50am Doug Schulkind:

@Dean
As the artwork on today's playlist, it is possible to SNAP one finger.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:50am Doug Schulkind:

And enjoy that SNAP and TANF and the rest of the social safety net while you can, children.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:52am guy mauve:

I am finding that a hockey stick makes for a fine middle finger substitute.

From your pals above the 49th.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:53am coelacanth∅:

one of the many things that outrages me about the us government, throughout all administrations of my lifetime, is the squandering of earth's resources to serve the greed and insecurity of short-sighted people. missile silos represent well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 11:54am Uncle Michael:

Is there a distinction between coelacanth∅ and coelacanth I should be aware of?
  Fri. 1/20/17 11:55am Dean:

First thing I tell my daughter when she gets an owie on her finger is "Give me the finger, sweetie."

SNAP has been in a bit of trouble under the outbound regime. Seems proposed USDA regulations aimed at strengthening the criteria for qualifying food products risked eliminating qualified vendors, an unintended consequence.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:56am Lewis:

It has begun - no smoke from the bible with Pence...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:57am annie:

Dean, i say it's time to tightne those controls; when a person can walk into a gas station and use the snap there, well, there's the issue..
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 11:57am βrian:

I hear Boris ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 11:58am annie:

ok, doug, going out in style!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 11:58am Stanley:

Just thought I'd mention that over here (GB) we give the 'V' sign, the two fingers, usually accompanied with a 'Fuck off'. Something I've been doing a a lot more lately.
  Fri. 1/20/17 11:59am Dean:

@annie: For sure, but I think the regs treat a well-stocked mini-market and the adjacent fast food chain franchise as a single business. Current regs don't permit sales of hot food that exceed some threshold, and the proposed ones lower that threshold, iirc.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 11:59am doctorjazz:

Please, something else to end on, thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 12:00pm Parq:

Saw a post somewhere, Orange is the new Barak.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 12:01pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks Doug! See you all in the next room.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 12:01pm annie:

they can sell cold food which can be nuked, but not RTE hot food.. prepared,
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 12:01pm Doug Schulkind:

Steinski For President!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 12:01pm Lewis:

ughhhh - it is done...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 12:01pm annie:

thanks for the show doug!
     Fri. 1/20/17 12:02pm Listener Robert:

Yay!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/20/17 12:02pm Jeff Golick:

Thanks for the great company, Doug.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 12:02pm GIVE THE DRUMMER RADIO:

Glad you were here with me, annie and Jeff G!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 12:03pm Stanley:

It helps to have friends.
Thanks Doug, thanks listeners.
Avatar Fri. 1/20/17 12:03pm still b/p:

Today feels the way the priests and nuns and parents told us Good Friday was supposed to feel.
Except for the muuuuusic! Thanks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/20/17 12:04pm doctorjazz:

Thanks, great show, over to UM!
  Fri. 1/20/17 12:11pm Author Miller:

Yourshow helped lift the weight, your the best!
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