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Options August 18, 2017: Isn't It a Pity

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Images Approx. start time
Nina Simone  Isn't It a Pity   Options Emergency Ward  RCA  1972  LP 
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0:00:00 ()
Sade  Why Can't We Live Together?   Options Diamond Life  epic  1984  LP 
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0:10:44 ()
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble  Black Boy Featuring – Kelan   Options Bulletproof Brass  ChoiceCuts  2011  EP 
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0:16:36 ()
Thavius Beck  To Make Manifest   Options Decomposition  Mush  2004  2LP 
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0:21:24 ()
Melvin Van Peebles  The Man Tries Running His Usual Game But Sweetback's Jones Is So Strong He Wastes The Hounds (Yeah! Yeah! And Besides That Will Be Coming Back Takin' Names & Collecting Dues)   Options Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song  Stax  1971  LP 
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0:25:03 ()
Dead Prez  Police State (Censored Version w/ Intro)   Options 12"  Loud Records  1998  12" 
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0:29:19 ()
Roy Ayers Ubiquity  Red, Black and Green   Options Red, Black & Green  Polydor  1973  LP 
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0:33:51 ()
Ray Barretto  Together   Options Together  Fania  1969  LP 
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0:38:13 ()
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings  What If We All Stopped Paying Taxes?   Options Soul Time!  Daptone  2011  LP 
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0:40:25 ()
This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb  This Is What I Want   Options Front Seat Solidarity  Plan-It-X  2002  LP 
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0:44:57 ()
Public Enemy   The 13th Message   Options CB4: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack  MCA  1992  LP 
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0:47:26 ()
Public Enemy   Livin' In A Zoo   Options CB4: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack  MCA  1992  LP    0:49:41 ()
Curtis Mayfield   Make Me Believe In You   Options Sweet Exorcist  Curtom  1974  LP 
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0:53:52 ()
 
Curtis Mayfield   Rapping   Options Rapping  Curtom  1972  LP 
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1:03:04 ()
Fred Wesley & The J.B's  Damn Right I'm Somebody (Love And Happiness) A Tribute To Disc Jockeys & Radio Stations   Options Damn Right I Am Somebody (promo)  People  1974  LP 
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1:28:08 ()
Master Ace  Take A Look Around   Options Take A Look Around  Cold Chillin  1990  LP 
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1:35:58 ()
Amnesty  Mister President   Options Free Your Mind: The 700 West Sessions  Now Again   2007  2LP 
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1:40:27 ()
Stevie Wonder ‎  Heaven Help Us All   Options Signed Sealed & Delivered  Tamla  1970  LP 
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1:45:08 ()
Wu-Tang Clan  America   Options America Is Dying Slowly (clean in-store play sampler)  EastWest  1996  LP 
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1:48:07 ()
J-Live  Satisfied? (radio)   Options 12"  Coup d' État  2002  12" 
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1:52:06 ()
Desmond Dekker & The Aces  Israelites   Options The King Kong Compilation: Historic Reggae Recordings 1968-1970  Mango  1968/1981  LP 
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1:56:43 ()
Derrick Harriott & The Crystalites   Message From a Black Man   Options Psychedelic Train  Trojan Records  1970  LP 
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1:59:28 ()
 
Melvin Van Peebles  Love Thats America   Options As Serious as a Heart-Attack  A&M  1974  LP 
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2:06:14 ()
Pharoah Sanders   Summun Bukmun Umyun   Options Summun Bukmun Umyun - Deaf Dumb Blind  Impulse!  1970  LP 
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2:10:44 ()
Aesop Rock  Daylight (Clean)   Options 12"  DefJux  2001  12" 
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2:31:32 ()
Nina Simone  Com' By H'Yere-Good Lord   Options It is Finished  RCA  1974  LP 
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2:35:44 ()
Gangstarr  Moment Of Truth   Options Moment Of Truth  Noo Trybe Records  1998  2LP 
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2:41:30 ()
Nas  If I Ruled the World (Clean Mix)   Options 12"  Columbia  1996  12" 
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2:45:39 ()
 
2Pac  Keep Ya Head Up   Options 12"  Interscope  1993  12"    2:52:37 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:00am A Better Me:

even me? awww
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:01am bobdoesthings:

goodmorning
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:01am A Better Me:

oh. hello there
  Fri. 8/18/17 9:01am kerbo:

good words clay!
tak a ta tak!
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 9:03am themutante:

Powerful starter.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/18/17 9:04am Webhamster Henry:

More Nina singing George Harrison please!
  Fri. 8/18/17 9:06am Listener Bop Monroe:

yeah, please play george's Today Is A Killer
  Fri. 8/18/17 9:06am miles:

c-a-r-e
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 9:07am The Oscar:

Is there another artist who's gotten more relevant every year for the past half century?
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 9:07am themutante:

What a song!
  Fri. 8/18/17 9:07am Listener Bop Monroe:

uh george or nina?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:08am bobdoesthings:

ugh... you're getting me choked up at work ova 'ere!
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:08am Behemoth:

Hi Gang. :) Love this song. Elliott Smith does a beautiful version of this as well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:08am Ken From Hyde Park:

Alright! Ready to take on the ascent of Mt. McSorley!
  Fri. 8/18/17 9:08am fdny john:

nina! one of the most beautiful people who have ever lived. and george too. a beautiful statement to start your show marty. let's keep thinking love.
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:09am Behemoth:

@fdny well said!
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 9:09am The Oscar:

@Bop Meant Nina, but both I suppose :)
  Fri. 8/18/17 9:09am Listener Bop Monroe:

i agree, both, yes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/18/17 9:10am adampsyche:

morning, marty! beautiful song, though usually when you lead with it, something pitiful has happened :/
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 9:11am themutante:

This would make a great set-ender also.
  Fri. 8/18/17 9:12am Listener Bop Monroe:

smoooooooth....
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:12am Behemoth:

Even makes the devil cry.
Avatar    Fri. 8/18/17 9:14am Sem Chumbo:

Good morning, Marty, McSorleys.
  Fri. 8/18/17 9:15am Ghetto Pastrami:

I was just listening to the Timmy Thomas version
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 9:16am themutante:

So smooth, indeed @Bop and so relevant. *channeling my inner Michael McDonald*
  Fri. 8/18/17 9:18am tallbuildings:

good morning Marty! great start to the show!
Avatar    Fri. 8/18/17 9:18am Megaroni:

Senor McSorely, deliverin
  Fri. 8/18/17 9:19am Catharine Dill:

Yes!!!!! Hypnotic Brass Ensemble; just what I needed. Saving my life this morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:20am mb:

good morning, Marty! Sounds good this low to the ground.
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:22am Behemoth:

RESIST
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 9:22am themutante:

Great start. I be bending the knee over here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:27am Guido from Cologne:

Hello Marty, People!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:28am pantz:

It's a dangerous time, Freeform Family. We will get through it. We always do.
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:30am Behemoth:

Remembering the Hero Persecuting for Singing.
Paul Robseson - I've Kept Singing (feat. Tim Fite)
Resist!
  Fri. 8/18/17 9:31am Blix:

Peace Marty.
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 9:33am themutante:

Love a mix that has a narrative, a kind of concept, not easy to put together, but when it works it WORKS.
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 9:37am themutante:

Repetitive strain injury pressing that star.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:38am bobdoesthings:

@themutante- just a reminder, WFMU is not responsible for any unintended stresses, injuries, or otherwise due to ecstatic enjoyment of programming or excessive clicky-star pressing.
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 9:39am themutante:

@bobdoesthings: Should always read that small print, I getcha. But damn, this is something.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:42am pantz:

Marty always brings the HEAT! Like a Clayton Kershaw fastball.
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 9:42am Jim Devoid:

Damn! This is good!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:42am mb:

Sharon Jones Lives!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/18/17 9:46am adampsyche:

love this song so much
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:47am bobdoesthings:

relevant comedy : www.youtube.com...
great idea from doug stanhope, rather than occupy wall street.. get 1,000s of people to take out bank loans all on the same day.. take down the banks through paper work.
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 9:48am themutante:

I never tire of Stanhope.
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 9:50am The Oscar:

Never heard this before. This is so great.
  Fri. 8/18/17 9:50am Listener Bop Monroe:

1992... this is 25 years old...? OMG.
  Fri. 8/18/17 9:51am Listener Bop Monroe:

sounds like yes today
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:51am Behemoth:

Reminds me of the poem "while Whitey goes to the moon? ????
  Fri. 8/18/17 9:52am Listener Bop Monroe:

widen your ears son
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 9:52am themutante:

Gil Scott Heron, yep. I heard that too.
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:53am Behemoth:

Very similar to me even in delivery. Great stuff.
Mr. Africa Poetry Lounge!

Whitey on the Moon


A rat done bit my sister Nell.
(with Whitey on the moon)
Her face and arms began to swell.
(and Whitey's on the moon)
I can't pay no doctor bill.
(but Whitey's on the moon)
Ten years from now I'll be payin' still.
(while Whitey's on the moon)
The man jus' upped my rent las' night.
('cause Whitey's on the moon)
No hot water, no toilets, no lights.
(but Whitey's on the moon)
  Fri. 8/18/17 9:53am Agent Peter:

Straight outta LoCash
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 9:54am themutante:

@Behemoth: Nice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/18/17 9:54am drr:

Thanks for playing This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb!
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:54am Behemoth:

;) just a piece of the brilliant poem
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 9:56am Behemoth:

Maya Angelo - STILL I RISE!
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 9:57am themutante:

This has been a stellar hour of music. Mad respect.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/18/17 10:01am adampsyche:

still the same.
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 10:02am Behemoth:

love you Marty! You got my heart; "STILL"
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 10:03am themutante:

Ha!
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 10:04am Lixiviated Life:

MMMMMMMMMMM-ARTY TIME BABY
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 10:04am Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning, gang!
  Fri. 8/18/17 10:06am Listener Bop Monroe:

LOVE these industry interview discs!
  Fri. 8/18/17 10:07am Listener Bop Monroe:

need more of his words. he was so much more than just 'whats going on' and SFly
  Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/18/17 10:18am TomDash:

Curtis Mayfield's "Think" is one of the most beautiful instrumentals. When I got married, we had a small wedding and I was in charge of the music - we chose "Think" to walk down the aisle to start the ceremony..
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 10:23am woodzepper:

Loving today's show!
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 10:25am Lixiviated Life:

The sound of Curtis Mayfield bringing me back to the days of my youth growing up in the beat down cities of North Jersey. Polyester prints, platform kicks, candy store colors everywhere. Slow cruising prowl with the windows down. Curtains and music drifting down from fire escape windows. Summer nights always hot & cool. House party,on the corner, everywhere it's happening.
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 10:26am Behemoth:

Man - WoMAN - HUMAN
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 10:27am Behemoth:

Thinking about the Bronx burning and the Newark Riots. I lived in Newark and NY during those times. I was the white boy who loved break dancing and rapping. I would die for human rights.
  Fri. 8/18/17 10:31am Listener Bop Monroe:

don't. you're more valuable alive.
besides you'll miss the JB!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 10:32am Itzall Ablurr:

This one from Fred Wesley & The J.B.'s echoes my mantra this morning while walking to my job- "I AM, I CAN, I WILL". I've decided this is the weekend of YES. P.S, this show is doing it hard and great.
  Fri. 8/18/17 10:32am Listener Bop Monroe:

popcorn!
  Fri. 8/18/17 10:33am Listener Bop Monroe:

yeah fat albert shout out
Avatar    Fri. 8/18/17 10:36am HarktheUmpire:

So... What about me?!
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 10:43am Lixiviated Life:

@Behemoth there was rage no doubt, but there was a humanity at the core. Down at the every day level, we were all trying to make a life.
  Fri. 8/18/17 10:43am Listener Bop Monroe:

O is still MY president.
F'45.
  Fri. 8/18/17 10:47am Listener Bop Monroe:

lived thru nixon
lived thru raygun
but yes, heaven help us all
we'll live through this
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 10:48am Behemoth:

Marty Bless you man for the music set. I needed some love. If we gotta storm the white house we storm it together.
  Fri. 8/18/17 10:49am Listener Bop Monroe:

...this is still so much unchartered yet familiar territory..

one hundred years ago it was the bolshevicks...
  Fri. 8/18/17 10:51am Melissa:

Oh man, this morning's music is just what my soul needs. Thank you!Fabulous playlist!
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 10:53am Behemoth:

A.I.D.S always killed all the right people, Africa, Homosexuals, Drug Addicts...
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 10:53am Behemoth:

Sad shit! RESIST
  Fri. 8/18/17 10:54am blee:

Marty, you are Music-Superman this morning! Keep it spinning.
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 10:56am Behemoth:

fist up!
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 10:56am Behemoth:

oh shit i hit another player got Reverb from Gd
  Fri. 8/18/17 10:57am tadpoles:

Sounds like Augustus Pablo in the mix...nice!
  Fri. 8/18/17 10:58am Eliyah:

''A.I.D.S always killed all the right people, Africa, Homosexuals, Drug Addicts...'' - Behemoth(aka Waking Bacon)
  Fri. 8/18/17 10:58am Eliyah:

loved it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:00am Greg from ZONE 5:

Love these uplift shows, Marty. Just wish you didn't have to do them so often…
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:01am Cheri Pi:

Uncle Derrick!
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:03am Behemoth (waking Bacon):

My gay friend used to say that a lot. He is no longer here... RIP
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:04am Behemoth (waking Bacon):

Quote to a great man who single hardly started one of the biggest gay community centers in the states, in Philadelphia. ADK Arnold Kurtz Rip What UP
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:08am Behemoth:

Turns up Volume
Disturbing the "PEACE"
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:09am Behemoth:

I should just record this whole stream. lol There is an archive mp3 page somewhere.
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:11am Behemoth:

ha breath and pull the plug... ahahhhaa
  Fri. 8/18/17 11:15am karen:

Solidarity in Boston tomorrow. Keep us in your thoughts.
  Fri. 8/18/17 11:20am choggie:

Solidarity in what, diversion of police resources for mindless BS? Stay home and listen to Jazz instead.
  Fri. 8/18/17 11:21am choggie:

Crack Pipes Shatter
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:22am bobdoesthings:

@choggie - www.instagram.com...
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:22am Behemoth:

strelka.wfmu.org... ... but where is Marty show boo hoo lol
  Fri. 8/18/17 11:23am choggie:

Check yours there Bobbo...
Avatar    Fri. 8/18/17 11:23am BronwynB:

good morning marty and everyone
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:23am Behemoth:

followed by bnowb
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:23am bobdoesthings:

hah, k thx
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:24am Behemoth:

G'Morning ;) these drums are awesome
  Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:24am Behemoth:

Got my flute out, take that world.
Avatar    Fri. 8/18/17 11:24am Rev. Turnip Druid:

MOTTY.
  Fri. 8/18/17 11:24am choggie:

The creator after all, has a master plan....
Avatar    Fri. 8/18/17 11:24am Rev. Turnip Druid:

.....late to the motty potty.
  Fri. 8/18/17 11:30am Listener Bop Monroe:

i'm still wokin' and bokin'!
Pharoah!!!!
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 11:33am Mister Dobalina:

What an awesome track to tune in to! A++
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/18/17 11:34am rsj:

great show marty, helping restore my faith in humanity
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 11:34am Mister Dobalina:

Whattup Greg 5, how've you been?
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 11:35am Mister Dobalina:

great show marty, helping restore my head from this hangover. :o)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:37am Greg from ZONE 5:

Howdy, Mr D! It's Friday, man—can't complain…
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:39am pantz:

PREACH, NINA!
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 11:39am Mister Dobalina:

Good to hear my G.
Avatar    Fri. 8/18/17 11:39am BronwynB:

so beautiful, listen to that playing!
  Fri. 8/18/17 11:39am Listener Bop Monroe:

no kidding, really wanted to hear Today's A Killer...
but found it here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2m6IsVvj5c

with her doing My Sweet Lord!
  Fri. 8/18/17 11:41am Listener Bop Monroe:

omg!
  Fri. 8/18/17 11:42am Listener Bop Monroe:

thanx Marty, sir!
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 11:42am Mister Dobalina:

Oh man, since we're throwing around fav Nina concerts, one of absolute shows she did was the Harlem Festival in '69. Could listen to that 'til infinity!
Avatar    Fri. 8/18/17 11:43am WO Town Wick:

Great show--Nina Simone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:43am Greg from ZONE 5:

GANG STARR ALL DAY
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:45am Devin B.:

@Mister Dobalina: her performance of Ain't Got No, I Got Life at that concert is perfection.
  Fri. 8/18/17 11:45am karen:

@choggie I don’t have the privilege of ignoring this problem.
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 11:45am Mister Dobalina:

Thanks for that link Listener Bop! Wow!
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 11:47am Mister Dobalina:

You're telling me, Devin. I get goosebumps listen to that track and that whole concert. 'To Be Young Gift & Black' is also some Wile E. Coyote stuff, just bananas!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:51am bobdoesthings:

thanks Marty!
  Fri. 8/18/17 11:51am Listener Bop Monroe:

going for coffee, anyone want any thing?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:52am Devin B.:

Totally, Mr. D.
  Fri. 8/18/17 11:52am Listener Bop Monroe:

great set! love! later!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:52am Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks for bringing us home this morning, Marty.
Avatar    Fri. 8/18/17 11:53am Sem Chumbo:

Thank you, Marty. Top of your game.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:53am Devin B.:

Thanks, Marty! Needed the outlet and uplift this week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:53am Greg from ZONE 5:

Thanks as always, Marty Mc
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:53am rbxbex:

Thanks for the great show Marty! Started my morning off well.
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 11:56am Mister Dobalina:

Stellar stuff, Marty.
Avatar Fri. 8/18/17 11:57am Lixiviated Life:

Thanks MMcS Hear ya next time
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/18/17 11:58am blee:

What a strong show today, Marty. I feel proud to have listened.
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