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Playlist for 04 May 2017 Options | The book I read

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Joan Crawford reading the Book of BDN

Artist Song Album Label Images Approx. start time
Harry Revel, w. Dr. Samuel J. Hoffman, Theremin  This Room Is My Castle of Quiet, from Music for Peace of Mind   Options Music fo Peace of Mind - Music Out of the Moon - Perfume Set to Music  Request Records 
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0:00:00 ()
Harry Partch, conducted by Jack Logan  The Dreamer That Remains - A Study in Loving   Options Music of John Cage and Harry Partch  New World Records    0:01:57 ()
Cléo  Les Fauves   Options EP (originally)  Disques Vogue    0:12:18 ()
Art Brut  Sound of Summer   Options It's a Bit Complicated  Downtown    0:14:12 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Tipsy 
Bunny Kick   Options Uh-oh!  Asphodel    0:16:44 ()
Sarah Vaughan (Quincy Jones, arranger)  I Could Write a Book   Options You're Mine You  Roulette 
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0:21:29 ()
Jimmy Durante, Orchestra conducted by Roy Bargy  The Day I Read a Book   Options In Person  MGM    0:23:40 ()
Wilfrid Brambell & Ringo Starr  dialogue   Options A Hard Day's Night (film soundtrack)  United Artists    0:27:01 ()
Talking Heads  The Book I Read   Options Talking Heads '77  Sire    0:28:52 ()
Connie Acher & Jelly (aka Blind Drunk John)  I Miss You Already   Options live on Busy Doing Nothing with Charlie, 17 July 2000  WFMU    0:32:56 ()
Dim Dim  Kika   Options Kiwi  Audio Dregs 
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0:35:49 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Jerry Goldsmith 
New York Skyline (from Our Man Flint)   Options In Like Flint/Our Man Flint (soundtrack)  Varèse Sarabande    0:39:08 ()
Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra  Lazy Rhapsody   Options The Ellington Era 1927-1940  Columbia    0:43:22 ()
Beatles  There's a Place   Options Songs, Pictures & Stories of the Fabulous Beatles  Vee-Jay    0:46:24 ()
Steely Dan  Any World (That I'm Welcome To)   Options Katy Lied  ABC    0:48:34 ()
The Langley Schools Music Project  In My Room   Options Innocence and Despair  Bar None 
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0:52:23 ()
Sammy Davis Jr. & Buddy Rich  I Know a Place   Options The Sounds of '66  Reprise    0:54:50 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Las Comadrejas 
Oaxacatelas   Options We Are Ugly, But We Have the Music  Comad    0:57:08 ()
Little Eva  Up on the Roof   Options LLLLLittle Eva!- The Complete Dimension Recordings  West Side    1:01:36 ()
Broadcast  Come On Let's Go   Options The Noise Made by People  Warp    1:04:21 ()
Nina Simone  Ain't Got No / I Got Life   Options Bittersweet: The Very Best of  7N / BMG 
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1:07:32 ()
Hoven Droven  Malort   Options Hippa  Northside    1:09:48 ()
Michael Hurley  How Can I Leave?   Options Migrating Bird: The Songs Of Lal Waterson (various artists)  Honest Jons    1:13:21 ()
Beach Boys  Time to Get Alone   Options 20/20  Capitol    1:16:09 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Raymond Scott 
Tempo Block   Options Soothing Sounds for Baby  Basta    1:18:41 ()
Dave Dudley  Fly Away Again   Options Will the Real Dave Dudley Please Sing  Mercury 
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1:24:56 ()
Carmen McRae  Flying   Options For Once in My Life  Atlantic    1:27:18 ()
Sophie Tucker, Ted Shapiro and His Band  That's Something To Be Thankful For   Options 78 (originally)  Parlophone    1:30:33 ()
Anthony Quinn with the Harold Spina Singers & Orchestra   The Last Leaf on the Apple Tree   Options In My Own Way...I Love You  Capitol    1:32:34 ()
People Like Us  Bitter Dregs   Options A Fistful of Knuckles  Caciocavallo 
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1:35:52 ()
June Tabor with Martin Simpson  Heather Down the Moor   Options A Cut Above  Topic    1:39:48 ()
Mahotella Queens  Vusumuzi   Options The Kings and Queens of Township Jive (various artists)  Earthworks    1:42:34 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Shudder to Think 
pH Balanced   Options High Art (soundtrack)  Velvel    1:45:11 ()
Marcos Valle  Safely in Your Arms   Options Samba '68  Verve    1:47:58 ()
The Modernaires, with Orchestra Directed by Sonny Burke  Sleepy Little Space Cadet   Options 7-inch single (originally)  Coral    1:51:07 ()
Julie Budd  Follow Your Dream   Options Child of Plenty  MGM 
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1:53:54 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Johnny Beecher (aka Plas Johnson) 
Sax Fifth Avenue   Options 45 played at 33  Warner Bros.    1:56:35 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 11:06am Webhamster Henry:

Charlie! I wish you the best in your Librarial Pursuits! I guess I'll have to hit the Archives or - God Forbid - play my own records.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 11:08am Charlie:

I'm sure you have very good records, Henry! Catch you on the flipside:)
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 11:16am People Like Us:

come back soon Charlie - even better, do what I do! Do a season on and a season off!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 11:25am Charlie:

Hi Vicki! I will see if I have enough seasonings. I might do a fill-in now and then:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/4/17 11:46am Michael:

I believe I've gotten my last reminder in Outlook to put on Charlie's show. Last one for a while hopefully.
  Thu. 5/4/17 11:48am Katya:

Cheers to your new chapter, Charlie, and every success! So cool that you are following your dad's path to brilliance!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 12:42pm Rebecca Lewis:

Hurry back, Charlie!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 12:57pm Charlie:

Hi Michael, Katya, Rebecca! Thanks for your thoughts. See y'all later today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 3:52pm annie:

hey charlie, going out for a drive with a friend.. ..i'll try to be back by the end of the show...
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 3:54pm Charlie:

ok, annie -- or catch the archive!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 3:55pm βrian:

A bibliophilia theme today?
  Thu. 5/4/17 3:56pm gary mitchell:

in a moment ... the final chapter
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 3:57pm Doug Schulkind:

Miss you already, Cholly.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 3:57pm Charlie:

Hiya ßrian! -- kinda...
Hey there, Gary!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 3:58pm Charlie:

Hey Doug! Don't miss me yet:)
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 3:58pm geezerette:

ha! Jimmy Durant song title.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 3:58pm Charlie:

hey there, geezerette!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 3:59pm geezerette:

Charlee,DON'T GO! ok, got that outta my system.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 3:59pm geezerette:

:D
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/4/17 4:00pm doctorjazz:

Look at all these posts!
Best of Luck, Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:00pm Jeff Golick:

If I had to choose between books and music, I'd choose Charlie.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:02pm βrian:

"Wheremin?"
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:02pm Charlie:

ßrian -- *there*a-min
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:03pm Charlie:

hiya, doctorjazz and Jeff G!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:03pm Parq:

2.bp.blogspot.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/4/17 4:03pm JtotheK:

hi charlie - all the best in your pursuits! hi everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:04pm Webhamster Henry:

All Harry set going on here? Don't forget Harry Reser!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:04pm geezerette:

Everyone should play more Partch.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:04pm βrian:

"Who's your metadata?" *smack*
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:05pm Charlie:

Oh, I meant to do an all-Henry set;)
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:05pm Charlie:

Parq -- yuk yuk!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:05pm Charlie:

hey, JtotheK:)
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:06pm geezerette:

I like to think Harry & Virgil knew each other.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:06pm βrian:

I'm feeling a bit harried, frankly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:06pm Webhamster Henry:

Virgil was his nephew.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:06pm Pelson:

arsbiskits
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:07pm Webhamster Henry:

Imagining a VIP-drawn corporeal orchestra would be nice!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:08pm Charlie:

Hello, P()elson:)
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:08pm geezerette:

Webhamster, honest!?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:08pm Parq:

Mrs. Parq and I are binge-watching the original Hawaii 5-0 series. There was a bad guy in season three named Harry Partch. I'd like to think it wasn't a coincidence.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:08pm northguineahills:

Nice Partch!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:09pm βrian:

How is Jack Lord's hair?
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:10pm Sarah N:

Harry Revel Harry Partch Harry Krishna Ram Ram
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:11pm geezerette:

If that's true it makes me so happy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/4/17 4:12pm Uncle Michael:

I'm going to miss you, Charlie.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:12pm βrian:

Too busy doing nothing to loiter.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:13pm geezerette:

You know Zappa dug him. And Firesign Theater guys.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:13pm Parq:

βrian, we're only up to the season shot ca. 1969, so it's still, well, Jack Lord's hair.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/4/17 4:13pm doctorjazz:

This is a riot! I can see why Zappa would go for this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:14pm Webhamster Henry:

This Wikipedia reference has him as a cousin... which might be true. I don't remember if VIP's father Paul was Harrys father (also Virgil)'s brother.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:15pm Webhamster Henry:

(books.google.com...)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:16pm Webhamster Henry:

There's a lot of Partch Material at corporeal meadows. www.corporealmeadows.com
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:18pm Tony Coulter:

Sadly, I'm ensnared in work right now, so I'll have to listen to this later -- but I just wanted to say,You'll be missed, Charlie!!
  Thu. 5/4/17 4:19pm frenchee:

NO MESSAGES...TOO MANY MESSAGES. love ya, Charlie! PLAY IT LOUD
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:19pm northguineahills:

Super happy thanks, Webhamster Henry. I was first exposed to Harry Partch due to that one MTV clip, right when I was discovering music. It took me nearly two years just to find a Harry Partch record after that.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:19pm βrian:

@Tony: Tell them you're "busy."
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:20pm geezerette:

Webhamster,thanks for links,fabulous!
  Thu. 5/4/17 4:21pm Michael:

Made it.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:21pm Doug Schulkind:

Busy Doing Nothing = To sing hunting body
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:22pm βrian:

Charlie will soon be off to the archive.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:22pm Webhamster Henry:

No Problem, just another day for the American Festival of Microtonal Music (I'm an indigent board member, performer, and former Webhamster for them).
  Thu. 5/4/17 4:23pm gary mitchell:

I don't recall many other WFMU DJ's doing final shows.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/4/17 4:24pm doctorjazz:

Sassy, Newark's best!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:25pm geezerette:

hahaha!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/4/17 4:25pm doctorjazz:

I'm gonna miss this show...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:26pm Parq:

Smiling like anything at this set.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:26pm Charlie:

Hi, Tony! and thanks.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:26pm Charlie:

frencheeeeeee!!!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:26pm Parq:

www.google.com...
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:27pm βrian:

Will this be binding?
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:27pm geezerette:

Charlie, knew you'd play this.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:27pm Charlie:

Hey there, northguineahills and Michael:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:27pm Parq:

Sorry, use this one.
popgoesthelibrarian.files.wordpress.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:28pm Webhamster Henry:

MAC did a good final show: wfmu.org...
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:28pm geezerette:

clean old man.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:29pm Charlie:

A very clean old man.
  Thu. 5/4/17 4:29pm Michael:

First time listening to a live BEN on the train!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:30pm Jeff Golick:

He *is* very clean.
  Thu. 5/4/17 4:30pm Michael:

BDN
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:31pm geezerette:

heh heh,Wilfred Bramble.
  Thu. 5/4/17 4:31pm Dean:

The classic article on the topic: Dee Garrison, The Tender Technicians: The Feminization of Public Librarianship, 1876-1905, Journal of Social History
Vol. 6, No. 2 (Winter, 1972-1973), pp. 131-159.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:31pm Parq:

Millionaire Irish peer. Filthy rich, of course.
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 4:36pm KevinfromBayRidge:

That's better!
  Thu. 5/4/17 4:37pm frenchee:

Sing it, Connie and Jelly!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:38pm Charlie:

Looking forward to that one, Dean.
Hi Kevin!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:39pm Sarah N:

Dancing in my seat to this one. Boing boing!
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 4:40pm KevinfromBayRidge:

After 20+ years, it's gonna be to tough. Thanks you for so many great shows.
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 4:44pm Listening Out There:

Charles Lewis MLS
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 4:46pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Don't know you if remember, but circa "97, you had a question about a tape you had picked up on Canal St. I quickly called my Sister-in Law, who identified the track as Teresa Tseng. Glad I could give back a little.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:47pm βrian:

Charlie, have you considered which direction you'll go? Public, academic, etc.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:47pm David D:

Checking in as well, Charlie, to thank you and wish you all the best in your next endeavors! Hope to hear you back here again soon...
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:47pm Doug Schulkind:

Charlie's playing rhap music again.
  Thu. 5/4/17 4:48pm Michael:

in a few years we may get an episode of Charlie Lewis, Library Cop
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/4/17 4:49pm Brian C.:

Glad to catch this show today, Charlie. Thank you!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:50pm ndbob:

Heya Charlie and everyone!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:51pm Doug Schulkind:

OK, this is making me cry.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:52pm Charlie:

Thanks for that, Kevin:)
Hiya, ndBob! and Brian C:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:54pm Parq:

Doug, I know what you mean.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:54pm geezerette:

Cheers,Charlie! Now you'll be appreciated by a whole new world of like minded people.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:54pm βrian:

Charlie, can you believe you're *keeping* me at work?
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:55pm Charlie:

ßrian -- lol. also -- I like public libraries, but not sure if that's the direction I'll focus on...
  Thu. 5/4/17 4:57pm Dean:

I've worked in public, special (large law firm), and academic. All three are grand. Public was especially wonderful. Lotsa war stories.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 4:58pm David D:

I should also add that this is a show I've often listened and lurked to in the past - you will be missed!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 4:59pm βrian:

Yeah, public seemed too daunting to me — unless maybe I got an MSW first.
  Thu. 5/4/17 5:00pm gary mitchell:

killer version
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:04pm Charlie:

Gary -- yes! and, in the middle section, she references Carole King's orig idea for the song -- "my secret place"
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:04pm βrian:

WFMU is a bit like a large, multifaceted library. A space for research, reflection, and refraction. A bit more noisy, though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 5:04pm Parq:

Never heard this Little Eva version.
  Thu. 5/4/17 5:06pm rf:

thanks
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:07pm βrian:

But wait, it just occurs to me we don't need libraries anymore, because, well internet, right?
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:08pm Charlie:

haha, thanks, ßrian...
Hi rf!
  Thu. 5/4/17 5:09pm Dean:

Don't need radio stations, either. Or cars. (Can't we all just work from home?) Or doctors. But breweries we still need.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 5:10pm David D:

When we starting 3-D printing our beer, we know we're in trouble.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:10pm geezerette:

Dean, beer will not be strong enough.
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:11pm People Like Us:

yayyy Charlie (just got home and listening)
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:12pm βrian:

Archival work can be interesting, too. That can go either way, as far as the level of contact with the public.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:13pm Charlie:

Hi Vicki:)
ßrian -- archiving can be interesting, but I think I like working with the public.
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:14pm People Like Us:

fill in for me! Oh hang on, I don't have a show right now
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:15pm βrian:

@Charlie: Yep. So that would be a front-of-the house job.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:16pm βrian:

(Now I'm curious to hear Dean's war stories.)
  Thu. 5/4/17 5:17pm Michael:

If I don't make it back here before the end of the show, all the best and great success to you in your next adventure. You know how much your show meant to all of us! And please let us know when you'll be popping back on the stream.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 5:18pm northguineahills:

20/20 is a very underrated album....
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:18pm Listening Out There:

Ooh. I used to have the 20/20 LP. Guess it's Smiley Smile leftovers, a good part of it...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 5:19pm northguineahills:

Vicki, Charlie can fill-in for your fill-ins. MOAR meta-fill-ins!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:19pm geezerette:

"Going down that road like Charlie Chaplin". Michael Hurley,great image.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 5:19pm Gaylord Fields:

Charlie, once you immerse yourself into your studies, perhaps you can answer a question that's been perplexing me for ages: Is the word pronounced "lie-berry" or "lie-brerry"? I've heard both, but my personal opinion and all the research I've done lead me to conclude it's "lie-berry."
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:22pm βrian:

Kind of like "Beeyatch Boys."
  Thu. 5/4/17 5:22pm Dean:

Doesn't take much to coax me. I'll relate one of the more pleasant ones. I was staffing the reference desk. (I enjoy working with [most of] the public, too.) A woman approached the desk. Rather than ask a question, she said one word, "Breasts." She relaxed her demeanor and explained that she'd done that to overcome anxiety about her inquiry. She then followed up with a perfectly reasonable question about incidence of breast cancer.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:22pm Pendantinelson:

Neither. It's li-bra-ry.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/4/17 5:23pm Dewey Dessimol:

I'm really going miss you, Charley.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 5:23pm Gaylord Fields:

@βrian: You may be on to something there, especially after reading Brian's and Mike's books.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 5:24pm Gaylord Fields:

@Pendantinelson: Who told you that? Was it your temporary secretary?
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:24pm ndbob:

Any song that makes you think of rats is worth hearing
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 5:26pm Gaylord Fields:

Charlie, Goffin & King didn't really write simple pop songs, did they?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 5:27pm Parq:

Dean, oh, that's a great story!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 5:28pm northguineahills:

Stepping out, if miss the end, thanks, and hope to hear you soon!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 5:28pm Parq:

The romance of a city rooftop has held me in its grip ever since I was 19.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:30pm Charlie:

Gaylord -- you funny guy !
and you're right, not simple songs:)
way behind on reading comments here aaugh!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:30pm Doug Schulkind:

@Parq
I have been working on a coffee table book of photographs for decades called Fire Escapes and Water Towers. In my mind.
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:31pm KevinfromBayRidge:

I'm glad that you'll probably be on the "front end", Charlie.. You've certainly proven your "meet & deal" skills dealing with the likes of us here!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:31pm βrian:

Those are two bold assertions, Doug.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:32pm 67tele:

I've enjoyed your shows so much. Best to you Charlie
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:32pm Charlie:

Hi Uncle Michael!
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:32pm People Like Us:

when I get a show you can fill in for me, yes
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:32pm Dominick:

Sophie!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:33pm geezerette:

Red Hot Mama!
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:33pm People Like Us:

this is a great show
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:33pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Last Of...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/4/17 5:33pm Uncle Michael:

Hi Cholley!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:34pm ndbob:

Charlie - I hope you have time to go back on the air in the future - As I've mentioned, your show was the first I ever heard online - in 1998 - with thanks to Gary L for introducing me to you and WFMU
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:35pm βrian:

Once upon a time there used to be school libraries, too.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:36pm βrian:

Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:38pm People Like Us:

you're playing the only sad song I ever did, ha ha ha
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:38pm geezerette:

Oh,I'm gonna blubber.
Your show has been hilarious and smart and beautiful.
The books need you Charlie. Go save them!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:39pm Charlie:

haha, it's not really sad:) How can it be sad with that image of you-know-who singing?
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:39pm Charlie:

and hello 67tele and Dominick!
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:39pm People Like Us:

the words though, the words!
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:39pm People Like Us:

ok. emotional
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:39pm geezerette:

haha!
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:40pm People Like Us:

ok, it's happy now
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 5:40pm annie:

i'm back...guess 'll have to dip into the archive.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:41pm Dominick:

Hello and goodbye!
and thanks for all the fish
  Thu. 5/4/17 5:41pm judy from croton:

Just got the interweb thing going.

Charlie, a twinkling star in everyone's big sky, making each of us feel like he's shining just for us. Sorry, just for me.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:41pm Doug Schulkind:

People Like Us / A Fistful of Knuckles: freemusicarchive.org...
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:42pm Charlie:

doug -- thanks for the link -- you beat me to it!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:43pm Doug Schulkind:

I'll always have your back, my radio brother.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/4/17 5:43pm Uncle Michael:

I used to love the June Tabor Dancers.
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:44pm People Like Us:

can I have Charlie's mind?
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:44pm People Like Us:

actually can I have Charlie's mp3s?
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:45pm Listening Out There:

[Vicki - Shhh. Charlie *is* an MP3...]
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:46pm People Like Us:

in 20 minutes Charlie will be an mp3
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:48pm People Like Us:

ah ha! Spock
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 5:49pm Parq:

@ UM, 5:43 -- yeah, and that great cartoon show, The Martin Simpsons.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:51pm Charlie:

I'm done with this mind
you can have it, I don't mind
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:52pm People Like Us:

I'm done with mine too, never quite got along with it
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:52pm Listening Out There:

Host: True. You won't be using it in grad school...
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:52pm geezerette:

Bye Charlie! Thanks for all the fun. :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/4/17 5:53pm doctorjazz:

Sniffle...
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:53pm Charlie:

hi LOT and LOL
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:53pm Charlie:

yes, PLU, there are too many people in mine...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 5:54pm Parq:

Oh, this Modrnaires is just adorable.
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:55pm People Like Us:

so Prince Philip is standing down today...
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:55pm Sarah N:

We're toasting you Charlie, with rhubarb and apple pie and a nice cup of tea. xxx
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:56pm βrian:

How does that work? Why isn't it "sitting down?"
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:56pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie1
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:56pm People Like Us:

ooooooh I want this song!!!!! (er, please)
  Thu. 5/4/17 5:56pm Dean:

Is he still in a can?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 5:56pm Parq:

PLU, I can't figure that out -- standing down from what? Is he divorcing the queen or something?
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:56pm People Like Us:

I think it's "shutting up", Brian :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 5:56pm Webhamster Henry:

The Modernaires sing the People like Us theme song (well, People like You And Me)
www.youtube.com...
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:56pm Charlie:

just name it, Vicki -- more fodder for you!
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:57pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Great Finale Chas!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 5:57pm Webhamster Henry:

I like big mouth 60's pop!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:57pm Doug Schulkind:

Charlie was the first person I asked to join me on Give the Drummer Radio. Honestly, I can't imagine the stream without him. My desire with this little radio experiment has been to surround myself with people for whom radio is a verb. DJs who have as identifiable a personal sound as any great musician. Whether you've heard ten minutes of any Busy Doing Nothing show, or you've been glued to your speakers every Thursday afternoon for years, you know the sound that is unique to Charlie and his handcrafted radio magnificence.

Thank you for everything forever, Charlie.
  Thu. 5/4/17 5:57pm Gaylord Fields:

I bid a fond farewell (for now?) to a freeform radio maestro! See you in the stacks, Charlie.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:57pm βrian:

I've been summoned to eat oysters, so I guess this works out in the end.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/4/17 5:57pm Michael:

Excellent show Charlie - thanks. See ya next, er...um.
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:58pm People Like Us:

aren't goodbyes fantastic!
see, if you do every other season you get to say hello and goodbye over and over
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:58pm Charlie:

THANK YOU EVERYBODY FOR BEING HERE FOR SO LONG:)
YOU'RE A GREAT CROWD!
I LOVE YOU ALL:)
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 5:58pm Dominick:

Ciao!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 5:58pm Parq:

I honestly think I may shed a tear, Charlie. Your shows have been just the greatest for as long as I can remember. See you on FB sometime.
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:58pm People Like Us:

Actually Charlie, you ARE FREEform. So, bearing that in mind, you had better return because we need People Like YOU.
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 5:58pm Cheyenne:

Happy book-learnin' Charlie!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 5:59pm Webhamster Henry:

Well, if you're ever in the Hudson Valley checking out the libraries, drop me a line!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/4/17 5:59pm Michael:

Later pal. Don't be a stranger!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/4/17 5:59pm doctorjazz:

Thanks, for the memories...(or, from Dean's story, for the mammaries..
Best of luck!
  Thu. 5/4/17 5:59pm frenchee:

Charlie, I've given it a second thought: DON'T GO!!!

NAH, see you around, thanks for every little thing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 6:00pm annie:

yule be bach!
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 6:00pm Doug Schulkind:

Charlie, I need a fill in on August 11.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/4/17 6:00pm northguineahills:

buena suerte, Charlie!
  Thu. 5/4/17 6:00pm Andy the painter:

best to you charlie. good luck with your new endeavors. we will miss you. yer the best.
merv griffin would endorse you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/4/17 6:00pm Uncle Michael:

Good luck in school, Charlie.
Avatar    Thu. 5/4/17 6:00pm People Like Us:

so do I, Charlie.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 6:01pm βrian:

Don't sniff the foxed vellum.
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 6:01pm Sarah N:

Come visit us Charlie. We have lye-berries here too! Enjoy. Goodbile and Thanqueue x
Avatar Thu. 5/4/17 6:03pm Charlie:

Thanks for all the comments and invites:) Looking forward to catching up, here, and maybe in person! Abraços:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/5/17 9:36am Brian in UK:

Charlie, never had a chance to listen live. Brave move but you are the man for the job. Remember the longest journey starts by booking the taxi. Good luck, my friend.
  Sat. 5/6/17 4:12pm Ben J:

Listening to Charlie's voice and selections has long been a highlight of my week. May this only be "the end... for now."
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