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Options August 21, 2017: Hey, Moon

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
Jeff Parker  Executive Life   Options The New Breeed  International Anthem         
John Maus  Hey Moon   Options We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves  Ribbon Music  2011      0:07:10 ()
Walker Brothers  The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore, Since It Got Sucked Up In a Traktor)   Options           0:11:33 ()
Alice Cooper  Sun Arise (out of a Traktor)   Options           0:15:35 ()
Carl Matthews  As Above So Below   Options Space, Energy And Light: Experimental Electronic and Acoustic Soundscapes 1961-88 (V/a)  Soul Jazz  1982      0:19:50 ()
Allen Ravenstine & Albert Dennis  Terminal Drive   Options Terminal Drive  Smog Veil  1975/2017      0:24:10 ()
Dexter Wansel  Life On Mars   Options Life On Mars  Philadelphia International   1976      0:39:12 ()
Beau Wanzer  Love Tone   Options Beau Wanzer  Beau Wanzer  2014      0:44:56 ()
Sonic Boom & Spectrum  Octaves   Options What Came Before After  Sympathy For The Record Industry  1997      0:47:50 ()
The Moto-Gators  Wichita Lineman   Options           0:51:28 ()
Fraternity of Man  Wispy Paisley Skies   Options Fraternity of Man  ABC Records  1968      0:55:03 ()
Jerry Lewis  Evelyn Taylor phone call   Options Celebrities at Their Worst      he's off the stage now, son    1:00:29 ()
 
Craig Elkins  Jim Lauderdale Has Taken My Spot   Options Jim Lauderdale Has Taken My Spot          1:15:43 ()
Mikael Tariverdiev  Movement In Tempo Presto   Options Olga Sergeevna:Original Score and Improvisations  Earth        1:21:31 ()
Peter Walker  Nylon in 3rd Mode of C (E Phrygian)   Options Live At Third Man Records, 7/18/14  Third Man  2014      1:23:01 ()
Trevor McNamara  Country Corn   Options Follow the Sun (V/A)  Kemado        1:28:21 ()
Chimera  Come into the Garden   Options Milk of The Tree: An Anthology of Female Vocal Folk and Singer-Songwriters 1966-1973 (V/a)  Grapefruit        1:31:53 ()
Faith Healer  Light of Loving   Options Try  Mint      *   1:37:20 ()
Quickspace  Song For Someone   Options Quickspace  Slash  1997  th' faith healers offshoot    1:42:30 ()
Hail  I Don't Know   Options Hello Debris  ReR Megacorp  2006      1:50:09 ()
 
Siamgda  Back Off!   Options Re-Born  Ant-Zen      *   2:00:54 ()
Billy Childish  Crimes Of The Future   Options Crimes Against Music: Blues Recordings 1986-1999  Sympathy For The Record Industry  1999      2:04:27 ()
Warhead  Hey Big Oil   Options if-then-else  Contagion  1981      2:08:15 ()
MX-80  Why Are We Here   Options Out of Control  Quadriped  1993      2:10:30 ()
Charlie Walker  Gonna Drink Milwaukee Dry   Options Break Out The Bottle - Bring On The Music  RCA  1973      2:13:34 ()
Carl Butler  Honky Tonkitis   Options Columbia Country Classics Vol. 2 - Honky Tonk Heroes  Columbia  1961      2:16:05 ()
The Carter Family  Sweet Fern   Options The Best of The Carter Family  American Epic  1929  recorded in Camden NJ    2:18:46 ()
Kelley Stoltz  Feather Falling   Options Que Aura  Castle Face      *   2:21:51 ()
Gary War  Eye In The Sky   Options New Raytheonport  Care in the Community  2008  cover: Alan Parsons Project    2:25:31 ()
Alessandro Cortini  Perdonare   Options Berlin Atonal: Force Majeure  Berlin Atonal / Wire  2016      2:29:32 ()
We Are The Arm  Fancy Free   Options Togetherness  Achord  2009      2:34:24 ()
Gil Scott-Heron  Lady Day and John Coltrane   Options The Revolution Will Not Be Televised  BGP/Ace  1971 / 2017      2:38:07 ()
 
Chain & The Gang  Mum's The Word   Options Best of Crime Rock  In The Red      *   2:45:59 ()
The Orchids  Defy The Law   Options C88 (V/a)  Cherry Red  1988      2:49:37 ()
Delta 5  Heart Is a Lonely Hunter   Options single  PRE Records  1982      2:51:24 ()
Charlie And His Orchestra  Indian Love Call   Options German Propaganda Swing 1941-1942          2:55:02 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:02pm Guido from Cologne:

Hello Scott!
  Mon. 8/21/17 3:03pm melinda:

Hiya Scott
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/21/17 3:03pm Parq:

Everyone around me is real excited. Something about an all-American eclair or something.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:04pm Michael 98145:

( they just like the funny glasses )
Avatar Mon. 8/21/17 3:04pm V Priceless:

heyaah scotts!? sunn whaaat sunnn///3?
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:05pm fm Mike:

Mmm, just saw it in South Carolina. Twas beautiful :)
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:06pm Matt from Springfield:

The Great Eclipse Cop-Out of 2017!

Was all positioned in a great spot leading up to the peak eclipse, then a storm comes from all the humidity and clouds it over! That's Nature for ya!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:07pm Matt from Springfield:

Though I did manage to catch some filtered and unfiltered shots leading up to it. And I'll have a story to tell!

Hiya Scott and Moon-Children!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:07pm Scott Williams:

my daughter's in Nashville right now, getting some peak coverage! Jelly... tho it's some nice light outside Casa de Woofmoo
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:08pm mb:

Hey there, Scott
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:08pm Scott Williams:

Hey everybody! Welcome
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:10pm Matt from Springfield:

Nashville, that's a great position! Glad you got some good light at the Casa.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:10pm Chris from DC:

One perc of working at a science association is free eclipse glasses.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:11pm The Oscar:

My office went in on bulk eclipse glasses. Only sixtysomething percent coverage up here in MA, but still nifty.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:13pm Matt from Springfield:

Very appropriate song :) Very awesome song in any case :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:13pm Polyus:

Raining here, no eclipse.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:13pm Chris from DC:

80% was pretty cool.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:15pm listener james from westwood:

Mostly clear skies in northern NJ, so I headed out with my colander at the appointed moment. A cloud passed over it briefly at its max so I snapped a pretty good pic of it. Will have to do until, what, 2024, but still better than the 100% overcast weather we had for the '79 one!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:15pm fred:

This song is one of the ingredients in Eve of Sunshine, one of my fave People Like Us song
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:16pm Matt from Springfield:

Dubtastic, mon!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:17pm Cheyenne:

Not much was eclipsed here in SoCal, but I watched the big event on the internet-maschine. Looked neat!
  Mon. 8/21/17 3:17pm melinda:

I took some pics of the little crescent shadows.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:17pm Michael 98145:

yes, james, in '79 it just got darker grey for awhile
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:17pm The Oscar:

Holy cow. well played.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:18pm Michael 98145:

never heard -this- before
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:19pm JakeGould:

Hey Scott! Please don’t play Pink Floyd.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:20pm Cheyenne:

Neil deGrasse Tyson: “Because of Pink Floyd, I’ve Spent Decades Undoing the Idea That There’s a Dark Side of the Moon” www.openculture.com...
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:20pm Matt from Springfield:

George Martin produced the orig recording of this--there weren't any quality didgeridoos in England at that time, so he got 8 upright basses to give the pulsating, bass twang feel. He was an amazing problem solver.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:20pm Guido from Cologne:

great dubbing!
is it you doing it live?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:22pm Scott Williams:

danke Guido! yep, twas live
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/21/17 3:22pm Parq:

My three nieces were just in Nashville for the youngest one's bachelorette party. A different kind of eclipsing.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:22pm JakeGould:

And kudos to the woman in Washington Square Park who was selling eclipse glasses for $75 (!!!) a piece but then “dropped” them to $20 a piece when totality happened.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:23pm Michael 98145:

thank goodness for total deregulation
Avatar Mon. 8/21/17 3:23pm Serpico:

hi Scott! just finished viewing the eclipse. my eyes are somewhat burned out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/21/17 3:23pm Parq:

@ Cheyanne: "There's no dark side of the moon, actually. 'Matter of fact, it's all dark."
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:23pm βrian:

I made no plans to watch, but a colleague had spare eclipse glasses. We got 85%.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:23pm Matt from Springfield:

@Parq: Heh, was just about to say!
Avatar Mon. 8/21/17 3:24pm Serpico:

@Parq indeed! they say that at the end of the album :)
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:24pm Chris from DC:

Digging Carl Matthews.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:24pm Matt from Springfield:

Thanks Scott for this topical playlist -- I digs the space music! On any occasion!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:24pm cory:

lol, trump looked at the sun
www.businessinsider.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:24pm Michael 98145:

what they just said
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:31pm Matt from Springfield:

Reminds me a bit of the 60s psych Bee Gees, "Every Christian Lion-Hearted Man Will Show You" :)
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:32pm geezerette:

Hope he got Oedipus eyes, the showboating meathead.

Loving the spacey music,Scott. Our SoCal 70% was cool enough that we want to plant ourselves in totality in 2024. Temporarily.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/21/17 3:36pm Parq:

Serpico, that was the studio doorman, 'said that. He's also the guy who's "not afraid of dying, any time will do".
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:39pm Matt from Springfield:

geezerette, is that you in your avatar? Is that in front of snow, or a Pollock style painting?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/21/17 3:39pm Parq:

Speaking of El Cheeto and the sun:
www.newyorker.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/21/17 3:40pm blee:

of course tRump would look directly at the sun. He doesn't believe it exists anyways.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/21/17 3:40pm Nardo:

Hey Scott! Can't wait to get my hands on Terminal Drive. Can be ordered directly on Smog Veil website (Hey Frank!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:41pm Polyus:

Poor Mike Pence was probably terrified that Satan wasn't going to give the Sun back.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:41pm geezerette:

Matt, not me, but that is an actual Pollock painting. I love Pollock.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:41pm Michael 98145:

everyone, yes everyone, sez heat comes from coal
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:42pm JakeGould:

@Polyus: Pence isn’t that stupid. He doesn’t need Satan to be heartless.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:42pm geezerette:

Polyus, ha! :)
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:43pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

PEOPLE.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:44pm Scott Williams:

REV.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:45pm Matt from Springfield:

@Polyus: Here's what I was looking for...

"Homer: Sorry, Dad. I was afraid of the dragon wouldn't cough the moon back up.
Grampa: You idgit! Dragon always coughs the moon back up!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:45pm Michael 98145:

Sun Ra rules our universe
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:46pm Polyus:

Heh, I forgot about that one.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:46pm geezerette:

Jake,exactly!

Hey Michael!
Hi Parq!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:46pm JakeGould:

Just imagine what would happen if this eclipse happened in an ignorant society?
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:46pm geezerette:

HaHa!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:47pm Matt from Springfield:

@geezerette: Cool. I see Pollock-like patterns in your other images too :)

I made a Pollock style pastel drawing in college art class, but it was based more on his earlier work like "Stenographic Figure".
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:47pm Michael 98145:

Hey, gz'ette. we survived another one!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:48pm Michael 98145:

recently saw a nice Pollock in the Boise Art Museum
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:50pm Kelly Jones:

What a great set!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:51pm geezerette:

Matt, :) !!

Michael, whew! high five!
Yeah, Pollock was free enough to free fall.
  Mon. 8/21/17 3:51pm raga:

Where's Jerry Lewis, when you need the man?
Where's Jerry Lewis when no one gives a damn?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:52pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Next one is hitting Upstate NY and New England— I'm definitely planning Path Of Totality Road Trip '24.
  Mon. 8/21/17 3:53pm JakeGould:

“Millions of people moved to get into the path of darkness…” Thanks BBC for belaboring the point.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:53pm Guido from Cologne:

Fablous set Scott!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:53pm Matt from Springfield:

Ahhh, Glen... :`(
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:53pm geezerette:

right? Us too.

Jake, they're always good for a laugh.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:54pm Scott Williams:

Thanks Kelly & Guido! @Raga - he is here...
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:54pm Wendy del Formaggio:

@raga: I've been asking myself that question since yesterday.
They're young, and wild, and lovely!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:54pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Moto-Gators! These dudes rip.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:54pm Matt from Springfield:

@Jake: The 'Beeb' has a way of 'sexing-up' their words :)
  Mon. 8/21/17 3:54pm melinda:

Nice Lineman.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:55pm JakeGould:

What about the spirit of Dick Gregory? Is he here?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:55pm BennettCap:

I just finished flushing this song out of my brain from last week. You know what is getting eclipsed today? The death of Jerry Lewis!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:56pm BennettCap:

@JakeGould And Dick Gregory!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:57pm BennettCap:

Demanding fans, Scott. You do you. We love you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:57pm Polyus:

Dunno if anyone else cares, but the British author Brian Aldiss also passed away. The heavy hitters of the 60s-70s New Wave of science fiction are dwindling.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:57pm Matt from Springfield:

A great way to honor Glen's lengthy and skilled session musician history ("The Wrecking Crew") - listen to the Pet Sounds Sessions instro backing track for "Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)". Gorgeous, beautiful, mandolin-like electric guitar seamlessly melting into the song. We'll miss you Glen.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:58pm Michael 98145:

@Polyus, oh, no. yes, i do care.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 3:58pm BennettCap:

@Polyus Jeez! It's getting everyone!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:59pm Matt from Springfield:

Quite a few in the past few days, you're right.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 3:59pm geezerette:

I love all you guys! By which I mean,people.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 4:00pm Michael 98145:

we would all be sad w/o WFMU
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:00pm geezerette:

la,la,la,la...
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:00pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Hi Scott!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:01pm geezerette:

dance! dance!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/21/17 4:01pm Parq:

Digging the Simpsons reference. There was also a Peanuts that had Lucy (on an ordinary day) putting on sunglasses and shrieking "It's eclipsing, it's eclipsing!"
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:02pm Matt from Springfield:

Did he say "WTTG in Washington"? Long before it became our Fox station, it was one of the first TV stations in the U.S. in the '40s, founded by Thomas T. Goldsmith (TTG).
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:04pm Matt from Springfield:

He also invented the "Cathode-ray tube amusement device" in 1947, appearing the earliest in the possible "first video game" list. You'd have to define what a "video game" is, but his was considered the first "interactive electronic game".

en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:05pm Chris from DC:

Evelyn who?
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:05pm Matt from Springfield:

Another Goddamn Evelyn Taylor Dedication...
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:06pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

What Matt said. WTTG (channel 5) was part of the Metromedia group before Fox ate it...
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:07pm geezerette:

He was such a punk!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:08pm Matt from Springfield:

Hey Rev! Yep, some deep history there.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:10pm geezerette:

Matt@4:04: incredible story & link.
  Mon. 8/21/17 4:10pm commodore vic:

This playlist is amazing.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:12pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

DC was a surreal scene, due to the streets being filled with gawping dudes in suits...
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:12pm JakeGould:

The light was nice.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:12pm Matt from Springfield:

Thanks geezerette, really cool garage invention.
Subsequently, the earliest "computer" games were tic-tac-toe versions in the early '50s.
  Mon. 8/21/17 4:15pm paul:

Listen to the album Good Old Boys by R. Newman
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:15pm geezerette:

Scott, you can leave your hat on.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:17pm Matt from Springfield:

I should see NRBQ live then. I too have mixed feelings about them.

They did a great stint as the "house band" of The Simpsons in the late 90s with some original songs ("Mayonnaise and Marmalade", anyone?). And I feel they were on other shows like "Eek! The Cat" as well. But on the one hand NRBQ seem clever and Zappa-like, on the other they seem unfocused and all over the place. But I'd like to see them play and find out what they're about.
Avatar Mon. 8/21/17 4:18pm ! I X Key !:

WOWIE ZOWIE THAT ECLIPSE WAS AWESOME
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:19pm JakeGould:

In agreement on NRBQ. But not for me overall. Respect those that respect them.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:22pm Matt from Springfield:

In agreement with Paul - "Good Old Boys" is a great concept album. I also rec Randy's other social critique songs such as "Sail Away", "Burn On" and "Political Science".
  Mon. 8/21/17 4:25pm paul:

In agreement with Matt.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:27pm geezerette:

in agreement with Paul and Matt.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:30pm JakeGould:

Agree.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:30pm Matt from Springfield:

What nice agreements today, must be the eclipse! Is it the dawning of the Age of Aquarius yet?? ;)
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:32pm JakeGould:

Stop yelling at me.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:32pm geezerette:

:). we need woofmoo emoticons.

well, do you have flowers in your hair?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 4:35pm doctorjazz:

I saw NRBQ for the first time last night; not that well versed in the band, so don't know the lyrics that well (I can't make them out live-struggle off records. Maybe that's how I wound up getting into jazz, don't have to worry about them). Musically, though, they are spot on, lots of changes in the music, rock n roll with jazz (MONK!!!) and country blended in, and Terry Adams is fun to watch. I had a good time.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:35pm Matt from Springfield:

I should run outside and get some for my hair.

Flowers in hair emoticon, Milk of the tree emoticon, etc..
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 4:36pm chris:

hello Scott and agreers. thick marine layer prevented eclipse viewing in my area, though it did get dark and stranger than usual. ready for music again.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:36pm geezerette:

everything smells like patchouli. :) (cough,cough)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/21/17 4:37pm Carmichael:

Heya Scott and filthy hippies.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:38pm JakeGould:

I thought it was all about smudge sticks nowadays.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:39pm Matt from Springfield:

Heya Carm! Dance the dance of life!

Nice 'clipse image. Is that from your location?
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:39pm geezerette:

cough,cough, (burns sage)
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:42pm geezerette:

Jake, I draw the line at ayahuasca.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:43pm Chris from DC:

Curious to hear more of this Faith Healer. Not bad.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:44pm JakeGould:

I have no idea what ayahuasca is.

Anyway, did everyone hear about the goat farm that was in the path of the eclipse that put live video of their fainting goats on Facebook so people could see if they fainted during the eclipse?

That’s worng.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:45pm Matt from Springfield:

"Fainting goats"? Is that a thing now??..
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:46pm geezerette:

rather have a cat.
  Mon. 8/21/17 4:46pm yippie:

yippie
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:47pm geezerette:

Cat! yippie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 4:48pm Jeff:

@Matt from S:

Shirley you've heard of them...

livestockconservancy.org...
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:48pm JakeGould:

No more yippie jokes, dink.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:48pm geezerette:

my favorite talking animal.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:49pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Sadly, Matt, it is... particularly in Hipster Hell DC: www.faintinggoatdc.com
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:50pm geezerette:

Texas Wooden Leg?! HaHaaaaa
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:50pm Matt from Springfield:

The Dragon swallowing the Moon is prob a Chinese/East Asian myth of the eclipse, while in India two halves of a split serpent are responsible. Rahu and Ketu are considered "shadow planets" along with the other 7 classical planets Sun, Moon and Mercury through Saturn.

Their Navagraha astrology is pretty interesting, they have a whole set of myths apparently created to explain the sometimes unusual astronomical observations.
en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 4:50pm Greg from ZONE 5:

This is effing fantastic!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:51pm Chris from DC:

As anything Faith Healers related should be.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:52pm geezerette:

I mean, is that both a breed and a nickname?
Sounds like a cowboy pirate.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:52pm Matt from Springfield:

Oh good Glord! Fainting Goat Fanboys!

Though I've been to that pub before, it's pretty good :)
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:54pm BnowB:

Scott Williams your show is amazing; so is your guitar playing. I watched the eclipse with a kind stranger who of course shared his full helmet Welding Mask to watch the eclipse; a really yellow moon upside down. Excuse to live, go outside and party on top of Eagle Rock mountain. Report over. Love is Laughter; lost of tears.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:54pm Matt from Springfield:

Ha, a neighbor was also using his welding mask to view the eclipse!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:54pm BnowB:

*lost - LOTS
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:55pm Guido from Cologne:

Faith Healer is great!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:55pm BnowB:

@matt hahaha it was trippy
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:56pm BnowB:

I made him video me wearing this mask. starring at the sun. haha
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 4:57pm Matt from Springfield:

MIXO-Lydian!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/21/17 4:57pm Carmichael:

@Matt: no, it's just some generic eclipse shot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 5:01pm Jeff:

The welding mask thing is dangerous - while welding masks are indeed designed to dim glare and block the invisible wavelengths which can also cause eye damage, apparently most welding masks of a practical darkness for welding aren't dark enough for sun viewing. NASA's site says only "Shade 12" or darker welding masks are likely to be safe - and that probably the fairly rare Shade 13 would be optimal.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/21/17 5:03pm common:

Good day!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:06pm Bjarne:

THAT was nice!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:06pm Matt from Springfield:

That it is! Same to you, common!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:08pm geezerette:

Howdy,Common!
  Mon. 8/21/17 5:10pm JakeGould:

A Jewish myth about the eclipse is it happens because you don’t eat enough.
  Mon. 8/21/17 5:13pm JakeGould:

Also if the eclipse falls on Saturday, it means you should spend more time with your mother.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:13pm Wendy del Formaggio:

@JakeGould: and because you didn't wear a sweater! (Now I can hear my Great-Aunt Mary's voice in my head...)
  Mon. 8/21/17 5:14pm Mayor Frank:

Like walking into an awkward parent coversation. #whyarewehere
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:15pm Matt from Springfield:

Wooo! Let's drink the city dry!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/21/17 5:17pm common:

Indeed, Matt. On Friday.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:17pm geezerette:

Yee-Hawww. Draink up y'all. (ah'll have matzoh balls with that.)
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:20pm geezerette:

Chicken soup'll cure that.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:20pm Matt from Springfield:

CARTERS!!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:21pm Matt from Springfield:

Chicken soup 'n matzas'll cure anythang that ails wichyall!
  Mon. 8/21/17 5:21pm JakeGould:

Because you don’t go to the bathroom enough the sun has to hide itself. The whole solar system knows this!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:23pm geezerette:

snicker :)
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:24pm Wendy del Formaggio:

@JakeGould. Thanks for cracking me up with that bathroom comment. Are we related? And with that, I'm outta here. Bye, y'all!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:24pm geezerette:

The solar system has a mommy.
  Mon. 8/21/17 5:25pm JakeGould:

If you don’t eat your pierogis the moon has to hide away in shame that you leave food behind like that.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:27pm BnowB:

I just walked into the black lodge.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 5:28pm Michael 98145:

"the Arapaho Plains Indians, who saw the celestial bodies as siblings, a brother sun and a sister moon, were alarmed to see that the two were suddenly converging. An obvious question was prompted, ... : “What are they doing having sex in the sky?" "

www.nytimes.com...
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:28pm Matt from Springfield:

@Jake: There's starvation and suffering in the world! And you won't even finish your pierogis?!? And it's not like this is garbage, is it? This is your bubbe's pierogi recipe, this is wonderful food! You know what your bubbe ate for dinner when they first came to America? Half an egg! Try to leave any of THAT behind!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:28pm geezerette:

What? You don't like my cooking?
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:30pm BnowB:

@jeff It was quick glances. Wait do you see spots too?
Avatar Mon. 8/21/17 5:32pm joe mulligan:

love alessandro cortini! great show Scott, really enjoyed the deep space set too
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:33pm Matt from Springfield:

I enjoyed the deep space too. Like I said, there doesn't even need to be an occasion for that!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:34pm BnowB:

Watching cosmos on netflix tonight lol
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:38pm BnowB:

we just got funky... I'm a bit of a junky ... sings songs like a toy monkey .. drum on and on. Click.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:38pm Matt from Springfield:

Alan Parsons Project cover, followed by a newer song that sounds like they have the APP synthesizer.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:40pm BnowB:

neighbors will be calling cops soon.. shit is cranked ! TUBES!!!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:40pm Matt from Springfield:

GSH!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:40pm geezerette:

!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 5:41pm Ken From Hyde Park:

We used a welding mask at my mom's, but there was also a layer of clouds to block the rays. I'm not blind just now, so all is well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/21/17 5:41pm Parq:

Have hardly ever heard this Gil track on the air -- second time today that this album has seen airplay. Loving it.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:42pm Matt from Springfield:

"Living all your dreams in darkness / Let the sun shine through"
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:42pm Matt from Springfield:

@Parq: Appears to be a reissue out now! New binnage!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:43pm BnowB:

GHS?
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:43pm BnowB:

oh GILL SCOTT .. duh
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:44pm geezerette:

Good to know. About binnage.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:44pm BnowB:

I remember you SCOTT at SXSW years ago.. i think it was live streamed. Was wild... LIT!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 5:46pm Michael 98145:

Happy Birthday to Aubrey Beardsley, Count Basie and Joe Strummer.

Thanks again, DJ Scott W. Great show.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:46pm geezerette:

Great show,Scott.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/21/17 5:47pm dale:

wow - those opening licks DID sound like chicago.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:47pm BnowB:

MUM
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:47pm Matt from Springfield:

Better too much music than too little! (A situation I can't envision ever happening at the vast Magic Factory).
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 5:47pm chris:

i got happy ears thanks to you, Scott. thanks!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:47pm BnowB:

oh shit ... floor shaking loving this record lately getting tons of airplay and rightly so!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:49pm geezerette:

Michael,that would be an interesting table.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:50pm BnowB:

Song always reminds me of a shit robot song off "from the cradle to the rave" song - Simple things. Same singer lol no but they cousins
  Mon. 8/21/17 5:52pm Mayor Frank:

Felt meets Felt.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:52pm Matt from Springfield:

I Starred this episode only halfway through, and I stand by that! :D

Thanks for a terrific show Scott! Happy Ears all over today!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:53pm TDK60:

Thanks for the tunes DJ Scott. See ya next time...
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:53pm BnowB:

ty mr DJ
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:56pm BnowB:

lol i haven't heard this line in so many years.. HAHAHHA I'm in love
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 5:56pm Scott Williams:

thank ye everybody! twas fun today, let's do it again next Monday. Have a great week!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/21/17 5:57pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Thanks, Scotty! Good stuff today.
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:57pm Matt from Springfield:

You too, Scott and all!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:57pm Guido from Cologne:

thanks scott!!
Avatar    Mon. 8/21/17 5:58pm Matt from Springfield:

And...here comes the 'Propaganda' part of this Swing!
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