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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Approx. start time
 
Title with * are the songs that appear in the Little House books
Owen Bell  Highland Mary/ Old Tom of Oxford*   Options Highland Mary/ Old Tom of Oxford  Youtube  2015  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4Bo0C6mUkc   
Frank Jenkins  Home Sweet Home*   Options Old Time Mountain Banjo  County Records  2005    0:03:12 ()
Cuje Bertram  Pop Goes The Weasel*   Options Black Fiddlers (The Remaining Titles Of Andrew & Jim Bxter, Nathan Frazier & Frank Patterson. The Complete Recorded Works Of Cuje Bertram) (1929-c.1970)  Document Records  1999    0:05:42 ()
Frank Luther & His Pards  Barbara Allen*   Options Country Music Pioneers On Edison  Document Records  2006  Original 1928  0:06:45 ()
 
Fiddlin' John Carson And His Virginia Reelers  Arkansas Traveler*   Options Raw Fiddle: The Domestic Front  Rounder Select   2004    0:19:17 ()
Roppa Furukawa & Taeko Nose 古川緑波・能勢妙子  Koi no Calendar 恋のカレンダー   Options Koi no Calendar 恋のカレンダー  Nihon Victor  1936    0:22:12 ()
Whoopee John Wilfahrt  I Wish I Was Single Again*   Options I Wish I Was Single Again*  Decca   1957    0:25:03 ()
Noah Creshevsky   Intrada   Options Favorite Encores  Pogus Productions  2008    0:27:18 ()
Robert Shaw  The Battle Cry of Freedom (The North)*   Options Battle Cry Of Freedom  Sony  1991    0:31:16 ()
Test Dept.  Victory   Options The Unacceptable Face Of Freedom  Ministry Of Power   1986    0:32:55 ()
Mormon Tabernacle Choir  When Johnny Comes Marching Home*   Options The Majesty of America  Sony  2002    0:36:54 ()
Whitehouse  On Top   Options Birthdeath Experience  Come Organisation   1980    0:40:02 ()
On Fillmore  Bota Fogo   Options Happiness Of Living  Northern Spy   2017    0:45:47 ()
Roland Etzin  Wasser (Excerpt)   Options The Wire Tapper 43  Wire Magazine  2017    0:48:24 ()
Fort Kipp Sioux Singers  American (Lakota) Flag Song   Options American Warriors: Songs for Indian Veterans  Folkways  1997    0:52:21 ()
 
Harry Hemsley  Sing a Song of Sixpence / Pat a Cake*   Options Sing a Song of Sixpence / Pat a Cake*  Vintage British Comedy   2013  Original 1932  1:11:58 ()
The Pickard Family  Buffalo Gals (Won’t You Come Out Tonight)*   Options Buffalo Gals (Won’t You Come Out Tonight)  Oriole  1562    1:13:29 ()
Pete Seeger  Captain Jinks*   Options Song and Play Time  Folkways   1958    1:15:57 ()
Bruce Springsteen  Old Dan Tucker*   Options We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions  Columbia  2006    1:18:22 ()
Johnny Cash  In The Sweet By And By*   Options Unearthed  American Recordings  2003    1:20:44 ()
Abe Burrows  Lopin' Along   Options Sounds of Prehistoric Brooklyn  WFMU  2016  World of Echo with Dave Mandl 2016 WFMU Fundraiser Marathon premium  1:23:11 ()
Chris Watson  Sierra Tarahumara   Options El Tren Fantasma  Touch  2011    1:26:22 ()
Sonny Terry, Woody Guthrie And Cisco Houston  Lonesome Train   Options Classic Railroad Songs  Folkways   2006    1:31:38 ()
The Viper  Dream Of A Glipnorf   Options Art For Pain's Sake  BCFMS  2016    1:34:58 ()
Touch of Poison  Woensdag   Options MOAT  Goaty Tapes  2017    1:42:20 ()
Mentocome  B6   Options Sammlung (Elektronische Kassettenmusik, Düsseldorf 1982-1989)  Bureau B  2017    1:46:34 ()
Ryan Huber  Horaj   Options Rule From Shadows  Inam  2016    1:49:39 ()
Demdike Stare  Curzon   Options Wonderland  Modern Love   2016    1:53:19 ()
Erasure  Three Blind Mice*   Options The Erasure Show Tour 2005 - Live At Hamburg CCH3, 27th March 2005  Live Here Now  2005    1:58:29 ()
Pet Shop Boys  Go West   Options Go West  Parlophone  1993    2:02:46 ()
 

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 11:31am Scraps:

h'lo hey
that's.... a little scary
Avatar Sat. 4/8/17 11:34am chocolate monk:

wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 11:49am listener james from westwood:

Early hellos, Mayuko and all!
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 11:51am Jeff Golick:

What is going on.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 11:56am listener james from westwood:

Evergreen question of late, Jeff.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:03pm fred:

Good afternoon Mayuko and all. Sadly, I'll have to rely on the archives for most of this show: I'll leave halfway through to see Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker's A Love Supreme. My birthday present to myself, it looked like a good idea until this show switched to Saturdays
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:04pm Jeff Golick:

@ljfw: yes. I just carry around that thought balloon now.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:04pm listener james from westwood:

Happy birthday, Fred, and enjoy the present!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 12:05pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Greetings, Mayukomorphs! Happy birthday, fred!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 12:05pm Ike:

I was here on time for once! Sounds great so far! Also: HB HB HB, Fred.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:08pm Mayuko:

Thanks for tuning in, everyone! I will explain this in a bit. And Happy birthday, fred!! Apparently you share birthday with Daniel Blumin.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:11pm Jeff Golick:

Happy day, and glad you were able to completely circle the sun yet another time, @fred.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 4/8/17 12:11pm Brian in UK:

Hello Mayuko, perhaps if the morphthing could wink once in a while it might lighten the how shall we say view.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 4/8/17 12:12pm Brian in UK:

I am going to morph into a bottle of cold beer, presently.
  Sat. 4/8/17 12:12pm Jesse k:

Morning!
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:12pm fred:

@Mayuko: that's quite a happy coincidence (for me) as a friend has played on his show
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 12:13pm Ken From Hyde Park:

We read the Little House books in our school, too. I was so sad to come to the part where Jack the bulldog died and Mary went blind. The bad winter they endured was also scary to think about.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 4/8/17 12:13pm Brian in UK:

@fred happy daze. Is it dance/music?
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:14pm listener james from westwood:

Nellie Olson would've voted for Trump, her and that mother of hers.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:16pm fred:

@Brian: recorded music. I don't think many musicians would dare play A Love Supreme for a dance show. I thinks it's a shame, but that's how it goes
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:16pm listener james from westwood:

(sp: Oleson)
Avatar Sat. 4/8/17 12:16pm Dave B:

Hey there!
Avatar Sat. 4/8/17 12:17pm Dave B:

and check this out....

www.nycgovparks.org...
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:17pm listener james from westwood:

Mayuko, if you do ever dip into the "Little House" TV show, the wonder that is Michael Landon's 70s hair awaits you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 4/8/17 12:18pm Brian in UK:

@james do not mention the Cartwrights.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 12:20pm Ike:

I've never read the Little House books, but I'm guessing that for conservatives, they have a political dimension. A lot of right-wingers like to fantasize that they are rugged frontiersmen who can survive on their own without any help from the government. (Where they think they'll get roads, streetlights, bridges, policemen, firemen, etc. is beyond my understanding.) For others, I imagine the books never seemed political in the first place (?).
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:21pm fred:

That's a sensible reason for the morphing. At first I was worried it was a requirement for green card application
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:21pm Mayuko:

Laura Ingalls Wilder Would’ve Voted For Trump www.huffingtonpost.com...
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:23pm listener james from westwood:

(to "Bonanza" theme:)
I watch a show and the name of the show's Bonanza
Why is a group of three grown men still living with their dad?
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:24pm listener james from westwood:

Neko Case tweeted once that rather than hating someone, to imagine how long they'd last on their own in the woods.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 12:25pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Little House on the Prairie visitor center: www.ingallshomestead.com Fun for all ages!
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:27pm fred:

@Ken: I love how the first choice is "visit" or "shop"
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:27pm Mayuko:

@james Haha! Michael Landon's playing Pa in that series was very much loved in Japan back in those days though, apparently.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:29pm listener james from westwood:

Creshevsky!
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:30pm Mayuko:

Sorry for my late comment responses today, the songs in those days were quite short and I'm too used to 10 min drone tracks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 12:32pm Ken From Hyde Park:

@fred - A map of how to find the place would be helpful, but they don't have one listed. At least they make it easy to shop for stuff.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:36pm fred:

I like this Test Dept. track a lot
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 4/8/17 12:36pm Brian in UK:

This is less industrial than some earlier Test Dept.
  Sat. 4/8/17 12:37pm rw:

Hello! Playlist is looking more and more like a flag as the show progresses.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:38pm Mayuko:

@Ike, you're right. It was written with a very political intention of Laura and her daughter Rose who was a libertarian. I didn't know the books omit things like the fact such as they received government support to send one of the daughters to college for blind people. But as a child, it never seemed political to me.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:40pm fred:

@Mayuko: Did you go see Phew earlier this week? Hers was one of my favorite shows at Sonic Protest
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:41pm Mayuko:

Hello, rw! and yes, it sounds more like a collage piece than industrial, Brian, I liked it a lot. Not as creepy as "Johnny Comes Marching Home", but.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:42pm Mayuko:

fred, I wish to go but I had fever and bed-ridden. Bummer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 12:43pm doctorjazz:

Hi Mayuko and all. Been here but walking the pooch, using phone app. Great mix of music. Worried for a moment about whether Trump liked any books I have, and what the morph would look like, then remembered he doesn't read books!
Happy Birthday Fred! Sounds like a great way to celebrate!
  Sat. 4/8/17 12:45pm P-90:

Hi Mayuko and Vertigo Players! Always good sounds.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:47pm Mayuko:

Hi doctorjazz! Haha, we can all feel relieved that he doesn't read books. I heard that Ronald Reagan liked the Little House too. At least he was handsome and wouldn't have caused too much trouble in terms of morphing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 12:47pm Ken From Hyde Park:

@doctorjazz - Yes, mounting evidence that Drumpf can't read. youtu.be...
Avatar Sat. 4/8/17 12:48pm paul b:

I thought I'd read one of those Laura Wilder "Little House on the Prairrie" books but thinking further what I read (in 4th or 5th grade in Massachussets) was a book called "the Cabin faced West" not a memoir and set earlier in the trans-appalachian pioneer period. I also read a book about the same time about a boy who raises a baby owl as a pet in Saskatuwan. That one was a true story by the author Farley Mowat
  Sat. 4/8/17 12:48pm P-90:

@Mayuko-san: unhappy news to learn that you were sick recently. I hope you are feeling all better now.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:50pm Mayuko:

Hi P-90! I feel much better now - just my voice sounds sick, I hope you don't mind!
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:50pm Mayuko:

I'd love to go to that visitor center. and see all other places in the books.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 12:50pm tmoyo:

My sister (Japanese ) had a Little House cookbook when she was a young teen and used to cook recipes from them. She went out of the way to get ingredients like cornmeal molasses and lard that was hard to come by in Japanese supermarkets. Now she lives in Wisconsin (Trump land I guess?) and voted for Hilary last election(born in NJ so has US citizenship)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 12:55pm tmoyo:

I hope you get well soon Mayuko.. Hearty White seemed unwell on his show too. I guess it's the changing of the season.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 12:57pm fred:

Time for me to leave, I'll catch the rest on the archives. I hope you'll recover quickly. I'll miss next week's show too: I'll get to see Gnod at last
Avatar Sat. 4/8/17 1:10pm glenn:

oddly enough, the ayn randians generally neglect to mention how she ended up, on welfare and medicare. it doesn't suit the narrative.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 1:12pm listener james from westwood:

Yep. Dying of, what, lung cancer, getting Medicare under another name. Where's your moon-eyed acolyte Alan Greenspan now, Alisa?
  Sat. 4/8/17 1:16pm rw:

Working on taxes this morning. What a fitting show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 1:20pm doctorjazz:

Like this version On The Bruce band.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 1:20pm Ken From Hyde Park:

@Mauyko - If you feel well enough soon, there's an exhibit on Japanese internment at the FDR museum up here.
www.poughkeepsiejournal.com...
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 1:21pm Mayuko:

paul b, I would love to read some more true stories from that time period. I'll look into those books later. Especially since now I learned that Little House series was a fiction based on some facts.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 4/8/17 1:21pm mauri:

Hey ma mayuko
  Sat. 4/8/17 1:23pm P-90:

These are some appropriate "Little House" Americana-type songs in this set.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 1:27pm Mayuko:

"Wilder Women" by By Judith Thurman on New Yorker www.newyorker.com...
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 1:28pm Mayuko:

"Laura Ingalls Wilder's Message to Japanese Children" by Nami Hattori
sites.google.com...
  Sat. 4/8/17 1:28pm P-90:

Thanks for the New Yorker link!
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 1:29pm listener james from westwood:

I find distant train whistles so calming. If that's what I just heard in the background there, based on the album title.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 1:32pm ἶkε:

I guess most other countries' conservatives don't have this libertarian streak where they want to tear down the govt. and destroy the safety net because of this fantasy of tough frontiersman self-reliance. I read a lot of Japanese news (in English) for work and there's always a lot of stuff about Shinzo Abe's govt., but I don't fully understand the context. Do you have an opinion on Abe, Mayuko?
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 1:33pm Mayuko:

Hola mauri! and glenn! Thanks for tuning in!
tmoyo san, that is AMAZING. I wonder if she has made that black bird meat pie thing. That looked soooo good in the book! I'd sing a song of sixpence too. Vanity cakes sounded really good too.
Avatar Sat. 4/8/17 1:36pm glenn:

i'd be more worried about betsy devos and her love for charter schools than i would be about health care, to be honest, but that's just me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 1:38pm Ken From Hyde Park:

@Mayuko - How was your art opening at LITM last Tuesday? I read about it in the WFMU newsletter. www.litm.com
Avatar Sat. 4/8/17 1:40pm paul b:

By coincidence I've spent the last few weekends reading a large book called "the Oxford History of the American West" which i've found fascinating for bringing order to a lifetime of scattered romantic or mythologisized notions of the west
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 1:42pm tmoyo:

No, not the black bird pie i'm afraid.... It was ironical that the recipe was supposed to be a basic meal made with everyday ingredients but didn't play out that way in a foreign country.. Wonder how we can substitute the bird here in Japan. She also drived my mom crazy making dried apple chips on a laundry drying rope.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 1:48pm Mayuko:

Ike, I don't like that he is connected to this right wing political group who's pushing pre-war shinto belief (warships the emperor etc) that also supported world war 2 JP empire. Speaking of charter school, there is this ongoing thing around him there

www.cnn.com...

www.theguardian.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 1:49pm doctorjazz:

Thanks for the great show, Mayuko!
  Sat. 4/8/17 1:53pm rw:

Yes, thanks as always Mayuko! Glad you're feeling better too. Enjoy the weekend everybody!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 1:54pm tmoyo:

I find the way Shinzo Abe and his supporters push nationalistic values to the Japanese people is twisted. It traces an American style of patriotism like vowing allegiance to the national flag and singing the national anthem.

Anyways.. Thanks for the wonderful show Mayuko! I will check the links for the articles.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 1:55pm Mayuko:

Now I guess I'm gradually morphing back to just Mayuko.
Avatar Sat. 4/8/17 1:56pm glenn:

"i will not kiss your fucking flag".
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 1:56pm Mayuko:

@Ken, it was very good! Thank you for asking!
  Sat. 4/8/17 1:56pm rw:

That's cool Mayuko. We like you better as yourself.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 1:59pm Mayuko:

haha!
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 2:00pm Mayuko:

I'm going a liiiiitle bit over my time slot... I'd like to give a happy/positive end to this show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 2:00pm ἶkε:

Interesting, thanks. I'd heard of that one ultra-nationalist school, of course. But I wasn't clear on whether or not this kind of thing is widespread w/Abe's supporters in general. Jingoism is always scary to me but it seems like they try to disguise it a little more in Japan from what little I can understand. Meanwhile here in the U.S. it has become very much out in the open, as we all can see.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 2:03pm listener james from westwood:

w00t—"Go West" a la Pet Shop Boys!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 2:03pm tmoyo:

Pet Shop Boys!!! love love love!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 2:03pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I forget...how's come some song titles have an asterisk behind them today? I remember Alien vs. Allen, but I'm confused on the rest, sorry.
Avatar Sat. 4/8/17 2:04pm glenn:

the one and only purpose of charter schools is to raise little right wing christian morons. education isn't even a consideration.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 2:05pm Mayuko:

Those asterisk* indicates that it's a song appears in the series Little House, Ken!
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 2:05pm listener james from westwood:

With its blend of Soviet kitsch and gay positivity, this video would drive Putin straight up a tree.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 4/8/17 2:07pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Irritating that Betsy DeVos is scamming the government out of $8M for her personal security protection for the rest of this year. That'd buy a lot of textbooks and paste for needy schools.
Aah...thanks, Mayuko. I missed the announcement. Have a good week with the warming weather.
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 2:08pm listener james from westwood:

Many thanks, Mayuko!
  Sat. 4/8/17 2:11pm P-90:

Thank you!
Avatar    Sat. 4/8/17 2:13pm Mayuko:

Thanks all for listening, and comments! See you next week.
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