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Options April 5, 2017: I strive for quotability. You can quote me on that.

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Artist Track Album Label Approx. start time
Lee Morgan  Yes I Can, No You Can't (edit)   Options The Gigolo  Blue Note   
DIIV  Is the Is Are   Options Is the Is Are  Captured Tracks  0:03:29 ()
Free  Mr. Big   Options Fire and Water  A&M  0:06:50 ()
Jonathan Wilson  Free Advice   Options Slide By  Downtown  0:12:16 ()
Al Kooper  You Never Know Who Your Friends Are   Options You Never Know Who Your Friends Are  Columbia  0:14:43 ()
Parquet Courts  Raw Milk   Options Sunbathing Animal  What's Your Rupture?   0:17:29 ()
The Paupers  It's Your Mind   Options Magic People  Verve Forecast  0:21:22 ()
 
Thank You Scientist  Psychopomp   Options Stranger Heads Prevail  Evil Ink  0:30:45 ()
Nick Waterhouse  Stanyan Street   Options Never Twice  Innovative Leisure  0:39:49 ()
Nina Simone  Central Park Blues   Options Little Girl Blue  Bethlehem  0:47:24 ()
 
The Members  Going West   Options Uprhythm Downbeat  Arista  2:03:11 ()
Damaged Bug  No One Notice the Fly   Options Bunker Funk  Castle Face  2:07:07 ()
Weird Al  Inactive   Options Mandatory Fun  RCA  2:10:26 ()
The Pacifics  Burgers and Chips   Options Quadrafenians  The Pacifics  2:13:21 ()
Irene Reid  I Must Be Doing Something Right   Options I've Been Here All the Time  HighNote  2:15:13 ()
Frank Black Francis  Where Is My Mind   Options Frank Black Francis  SpinART  2:17:44 ()
XTC  Garden of Earthly Delights   Options Oranges and Lemons  Virgin  2:21:25 ()
The Gregory Brothers   I'm a Death Worm (ft. Hosoo & the Mongolian Death Worm)   Options Song Voyage  Gregory Residence   2:26:14 ()
 
Pete Zimmer Quintet  Common Man   Options Common Man  Tippin' Records  2:34:37 ()
Blood, Sweat & Tears (Al Kooper edition)  I Can't Quit Her (demo)   Options Child Is Father to the Man demos  Kooperiffics  2:40:47 ()
Roy Haynes Quartet   Moonray   Options Out of the Afternoon  Impulse!  2:43:48 ()
Jenny Lin  Powerhouse (arr. Wayne Barker)   Options Melody's Mostly Musical Day  Steinway & Sons  2:50:22 ()
Wren  Hold   Options Looming  617113 Records  2:54:12 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Wed. 4/5/17 3:02pm Hoboken Jack:

Reporting for duty from deep in the heart of Hackensack!
  Wed. 4/5/17 3:04pm whomp:

haha! like the abrupt change.
Avatar    Wed. 4/5/17 3:07pm Sem Chumbo:

I heard that its all been said before.
Hiya, Irwin, Hoboken Jack, whomp.
No runaway train recordings today, I guess?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 3:09pm Irwin:

Bouncy bass: Andy Fraser.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/5/17 3:09pm Parq:

Dying is easy, Freeform is hard.
Avatar    Wed. 4/5/17 3:10pm Sem Chumbo:

Freeform dying is an under-explored avenue of self expression.
Avatar    Wed. 4/5/17 3:11pm PKNY:

Once again, if only classic rock radio went a little deeper in the Free catalog than "All Right Now" every once in a while.
Avatar    Wed. 4/5/17 3:15pm Bronwyn Bishop:

hellooo irwin and friends
  Wed. 4/5/17 3:17pm Singin' Sadie:

Everybody in town wants you dead.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 3:21pm Irwin:

Greetings, Hackensack Jack, and all the other WTF Wednesday habitues.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/5/17 3:26pm coelacanth∅:

ah, i missed it. well, rest in peace Andy Fraser.
-hello Irwin and Irwinners
Avatar Wed. 4/5/17 3:29pm spodiodi:

ℑґẘ☤η ℱ☺ґ ✝ℌ℮ Шḯη❣
Avatar Wed. 4/5/17 3:32pm AnAnonymousParty:

Very Happy The Man-esque
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 3:33pm Irwin:

Traces of Zappa, Mahavishnu, Tubes, who the F knows what else.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 3:33pm maestroso:

Wow. Thank you scientist indeed.
  Wed. 4/5/17 3:33pm Jack:

Wow, thanks Irwin. Haven't heard that Al Kooper song since...well, I had the album decades ago. 1969!!
Avatar Wed. 4/5/17 3:34pm spodiodi:

A little Klezmerish there too maybe
Avatar Wed. 4/5/17 3:34pm AnAnonymousParty:

Dream Theater rhythmic elements there.
Avatar    Wed. 4/5/17 3:35pm Hoboken Jack:

This sounds like Michael Jackson fronting Devotchka.
  Wed. 4/5/17 3:45pm Elle Tor's Husband:

Search Stanyan St and Rod McKuen. He lived right across the street from me on Stanyan St. He had a big photo spread in Life or Look Feel The Warm....
Avatar Wed. 4/5/17 3:46pm spodiodi:

voila: media.gettyimages.com... (thank you, cool!)
  Wed. 4/5/17 3:50pm Elle Tor's Husband:

McKuen left when he hit it big and his house was empty for a long time so we used to sneak in and rifle the cupboards. I remember all the Mail on the floor - hundreds of letters...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 3:56pm Passaic River Blues:

That Nina was excellent.
  Wed. 4/5/17 3:57pm Marie:

Hi Irwn, Were you on a trip?
Avatar Wed. 4/5/17 3:57pm AnAnonymousParty:

Logitech ... crap? No, you are thinking of Samsung.
Avatar    Wed. 4/5/17 3:57pm Sem Chumbo:

Didn't take the comments seriously, Irwin. We just consider the source:-)
  Wed. 4/5/17 3:58pm zopa:

Hooray for Hate!!!
  Wed. 4/5/17 3:58pm psysci:

Illogitech!
Avatar Wed. 4/5/17 3:59pm spodiodi:

I spent an hour or so this morning cleaning my logitech mouse (inside and out.) ~13 years of mung BLASTED into the bin. I love this mouse. I love it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 4:00pm Irwin:

No, I meant LOGITECH. I FuCkInG HATe theM and will never buy their products again because they KILLED MY MAMA*(&@%^$
Avatar Wed. 4/5/17 4:01pm spodiodi:

*covers Logitech mouse's eyes*
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 4:03pm Irwin:

I don't care how much you despise VZ and MSFT, in my brief life, Logitech has delivered the absolute worst tech support experiences. I'm delighted to slam them over the airwaves.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 4:04pm Irwin:

I get feverish discussing my hatred for Logitech. I tremble and start to perspire.
  Wed. 4/5/17 4:13pm shtus:

oh shit
  Wed. 4/5/17 4:17pm Jack:

I'm with you Irwin! I just put my crappy faulty Logitech speakers curbside. They really sucked, and then they broke.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 4:18pm Irwin:

The Swiss should stick to chocolate and cheese.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 4:19pm Passaic River Blues:

Oh man, Joe's analysis is spot on but brutal.
  Wed. 4/5/17 4:22pm Jack:

Yeah, and their cheese has holes in it! ( I don't like chocolate)
  Wed. 4/5/17 4:23pm shtus:

yeah the swiss dont even know how to make corkscrews for their swiss army knives
Avatar Wed. 4/5/17 4:25pm dk50b:

They're also good at laundering money for the Nazis and holding on to money belonging to Holocaust victims. Sorry, too dark?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/5/17 4:25pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

There is only the Present! Quitcher jobs! Throw outcher paperwerk! Cancel yer Swag For Life !!
Avatar Wed. 4/5/17 4:27pm dk50b:

youtu.be...
Avatar Wed. 4/5/17 4:27pm spodiodi:

RR63 knows
  Wed. 4/5/17 4:29pm Jack:

Speaking of Al Kooper; Shuggie Otis gets played on FMU a bit, but didn't Al Kooper discover him? They made an album when Shuggie was 15, but I've never heard it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 4:32pm melinda:

Playful self-loathing, the good kind.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 4:33pm Passaic River Blues:

@Jack: the Kooper-Otis record is pretty cool. I have an old CD-R of it somewhere. There is one really long jam hybrid blues jam I recall really liking (even if I can't recall the title).
@Melinda: Joe's needling of his buddy right now is giving me life.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 4:37pm Irwin:

Al discovered Shuggie and produced his debut (titled Kooper Session, a play on Super Session). Don't think they worked together again. Al indicated that Shuggie was socially dysfunctional, but that's not the word he used.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/5/17 4:38pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

'The City is a Circle w/ Death @ the Center.' - Jim Morrison
"The Bible is about the relationship between Temple & Tent.' - William Irwin Thompson
PeteTownshend: 'So - I went to see the ear Dr. ...'
DrunkKeithMoon: 'So - how did *that* go??'
Pete: 'Great! - aside from the fact that I have - terrible terrible ears!!'
Keith: 'Oooo - ah hahaha!'...
Pete: 'So - our Manager asks him - do you recommend he stop playing entirely??'
Moon: 'Become a Pauper?!'
Pete: 'Throw his Career out the window?!?'
Keith:...'Starve?!?!'
Pete:...'& the Dr. says - well...*no*...but...I *would* advise him to lear to lip-read'...
Moon: 'OooooHaHahHahahh'...
Pete:...'It's true.'...
  Wed. 4/5/17 4:39pm Jack:

@PR Blues - I'm a check it out, thanks.
Irwin - is that from Kooper's bio? I read it a couple years back but don't remember lots.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 4:39pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Well, at least there are no Logitech vacuum cleaners that would cause anyone grief ... yet.
  Wed. 4/5/17 4:41pm Jack:

I was going to ask Irwin if he was vacuuming. I generally like to vacuum during Fabio's show; the music he plays often blends with the vacuum cleaner in wonderful ways, produces beautiful music (although the cats don't like it much)
  Wed. 4/5/17 4:41pm Courtney of Morris:

Joe frank every week please
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/5/17 4:44pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...'we're not quite divorced *yet* - but we're separated...& you're rilly rilly important to me - I promise'...
  Wed. 4/5/17 4:47pm whomp:

Whoa. Is he gonna snipe the ex-lover?
  Wed. 4/5/17 4:50pm whomp:

Cosmic Pain. Dope band name.
  Wed. 4/5/17 4:51pm Courtney of Morris:

Cosmic mf pain I get it
  Wed. 4/5/17 4:55pm whomp:

Haha! The joke is funny. His delivery is just too serious.
Avatar Wed. 4/5/17 4:55pm spodiodi:

reminds me of Mr T
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/5/17 4:56pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Make Amurika Frank Again.
  Wed. 4/5/17 4:57pm whomp:

Thumbs down on that one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 4:57pm melinda:

That was funny.
Avatar    Wed. 4/5/17 4:59pm joe mulligan:

for years I've been wondering who the Buddhist speaker is on Joe Frank's episodes. Is it a young Jack Kornfield?
Avatar Wed. 4/5/17 4:59pm spodiodi:

We forgive you, Irwin.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 4:59pm Passaic River Blues:

What are the odds Debbie and Malcolm made it as a couple?
Avatar Wed. 4/5/17 5:00pm spodiodi:

Some apology!
  Wed. 4/5/17 5:01pm geek_butthole:

Dell is really more of a lateral move...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 5:05pm Irwin:

geek --granted, incremental improvement
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/5/17 5:05pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

UltimateSpinach
...Insanity / Reality / Insanity / Reality / Insanity / Reality / Insanity / Reality / Insanity / Reality ...
If Orpheus was from Boston - did they play the Orpheum??
Avatar Wed. 4/5/17 5:08pm TDK60:

RevRab63: Ultimate Spinach?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/5/17 5:11pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Interviewer: :"If you could do anything different - what would you do?"
ElectricPrunes Member: "I would not choose to be in a band called 'Prunes'."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/5/17 5:12pm Parq:

The TV's on, I really hate this show. I can't reach my remote control.
Avatar Wed. 4/5/17 5:15pm TDK60:

Songs about food, uh-oh...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/5/17 5:20pm common:

Irwin, all
  Wed. 4/5/17 5:21pm eric from lake hiawatha:

Who knew Of Miss Irene! Way thanks
  Wed. 4/5/17 5:21pm Marie:

Shades of the Stranglers, I do hear, here.
Avatar Wed. 4/5/17 5:23pm TDK60:

This XTC outfit has potential.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 5:24pm Irwin:

They need to tour.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/5/17 5:24pm common:

Just heard this x t c today at work
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/5/17 5:30pm Parq:

He's a death worm. Says so right here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/5/17 5:30pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Oh yeah - XTc. I made sure I had all their CDs. I forgot they were this good...
...These Gregory Bro are totally copping SpinalTap & Ween...but they're good @ it...
  Wed. 4/5/17 5:39pm Fredericks:

I love when Irwin plays the JAZZ.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 5:41pm Michael 98145:

me, too
  Wed. 4/5/17 5:46pm Fredericks:

Now we have more!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 5:46pm Irwin:

Want jazz, get jazz.
  Wed. 4/5/17 5:46pm Laura L:

Hello Irwin thanks for another fine show, jazzy even.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 5:47pm Irwin:

Hello Laura. I'll bet you're working alone.
  Wed. 4/5/17 5:48pm Laura L:

Oh, yeah. And on Monday I have to go back to Italy to finish project at the printer, so I am extra working alone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 5:49pm Irwin:

In LauraWorld, socializing and workspace DO NOT MIX.
Avatar    Wed. 4/5/17 5:49pm Sem Chumbo:

Thank you, Irwin. Been a fun and relatively dust-free listening experience. See you next time.
  Wed. 4/5/17 5:51pm Laura L:

Not very much, except certain authors now and then. And printers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/5/17 5:52pm Parq:

Was about to leave the room, but just got to hear all of this pie-anna Powerhouse.
  Wed. 4/5/17 5:54pm Laura L:

This P-house is excellent!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/5/17 5:55pm Parq:

Wow. Sensational.
  Wed. 4/5/17 5:55pm andrewb:

i never don't like raymond scott
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 5:56pm Irwin:

Wayne Barker plays piano in the Raymond Scott Orchestrette. That was specially arranged for Jenny.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/5/17 5:57pm Passaic River Blues:

Thank you, Irwin!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/5/17 5:57pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Thx IC Sir.
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