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Options February 12, 2018: Yip! Yip! Songs

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Wes Montgomery  A Day in the Life   Options A Day in the Life  A&M  1967  LP      0:00:00 ()
Howard Roberts  Spinning Wheel   Options Spinning Wheel  Capitol  1969  LP      0:07:36 ()
George Benson  California Dreaming   Options White Rabbit  CTI  1979  LP  From 1971    0:09:51 ()
Tony Mottola  Windy   Options Tony Mottola's Guitar Factory  Project 3  1970  LP      0:17:06 ()
Pat Martino  Both Sides Now   Options Consciousness  Muse  1974  LP      0:20:20 ()
Gabor Szabo  Some Velvet Morning   Options Bacchanal  Skye  1968  LP      0:22:56 ()
Gabor Szabo  Dear Prudence   Options 1969  Skye  1969  LP  couldn't decide on one, so here's a Gabor double-shot!    0:27:41 ()
 
Quarter Mile Thunder  How Embarrassing   Options Bucking the Tiger  Big Star Recording Co.  2017  CD    *   0:38:53 ()
Barry Walker Jr.  Take Your Letters Home   Options Barry Walker Jr.  Snake Handler  2017  LP    *   0:41:04 ()
Townes Van Zandt  No Place to Fall   Options Flyin' Shoes  Tomato  1989  CD  From 1978    0:44:36 ()
Courtney Marie Andrews  How Quickly Your Heart Mends   Options Honest Life  Mama Bird Recording Co.  2017  LP    *   0:48:06 ()
Marlon Williams with Aldous Harding  Nobody Gets What They Want Anymore   Options Make Way for Love  Dead Oceans  2018  CD    *   0:52:05 ()
Roy Orbison  The Comedians   Options Mystery Girl  Virgin  1989  LP      0:56:42 ()
Charlie Rich  Let Me Go My Merry Way   Options Too Many Teadrops: The Complete Groove & RCA Recordings  Ace  2017  CD  From 1963  *   1:00:12 ()
Harvey McLaughlin  Fiji Mermaid, Fade Away   Options Tabloid News  Saustex  2018  CD    *   1:02:37 ()
Anna Burch  2 Cool 2 Care   Options Quit the Curse  Polyvinyl  2017  CD    *   1:06:01 ()
Freezing Hands  King Kelly Kup   Options II  Hidden Volume  2017  LP    *   1:09:49 ()
Karina  Ya Verás   Options Beat Girls Español! 1960s She-Pop from Spain  Ace International  2018  CD  From 1966  *   1:12:53 ()
Marian Conde  Tómame Que Tómame   Options ¡Naino! Spanish Gipsy Soul Funk Disco 1974/1984  Ada  2017  CD  From 1975  *   1:15:29 ()
Dolores Vargas  Oh, La, La   Options La Terremoto: Anana Funk Hip 1970-1975  Pharaway Sounds  2017  CD  From 1973  *   1:18:05 ()
Madfilth  Libertà   Options Madfilth  Cache Cache/Finders Keepers  2017  LP  From 1979  *   1:20:57 ()
The B-52's  Planet Claire   Options The B-52's  Warner Bros.  1979  LP      1:25:28 ()
 
 
Single File: a bunch of 45 r.p.m. records lined up in a row
Cornershop  Brimful of Asha   Options single  Luaka Bop/Warner Bros.  1997  45      1:37:10 ()
Jimmy "Bo" Horne  Gimme Some (Part Two)   Options single  Alston  1975  45      1:41:18 ()
Spring  Good Time   Options single  United Artists  1972  45      1:43:38 ()
The Five Stairsteps  Come Back   Options single  Windy C  1966  45      1:46:34 ()
Peggy Lipton  Lu   Options single  Ode  1968  45  in case you missed it on the morning show    1:49:18 ()
The Flamin' Groovies  Thanks John   Options single  Bucketfull of Brains  1987  Flexi  flexidisc!    1:51:58 ()
Richard Hell & the Voidoids  Blank Generation   Options single  Sire  1977  45      1:54:16 ()
The Browns  Margo (The Ninth of May)   Options single  RCA Victor  1960  45      1:56:58 ()
Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians  Rain   Options single  No Label  1986  7"  "live November 1986"    1:59:47 ()
 
 
Robyn Hitchcock Live, Not Dead
Robyn Hitchcock  Love Is What (Frightens You the Most)   Options No Album  No Label  1991  MP3  playing on the radio    2:13:08 ()
Robyn Hitchcock  Frank Sinatra / My Wife and My Dead Wife   Options Obliteration Pie  Oak Tree  2005  CD  live 2003    2:16:49 ()
Robyn Hitchcock  Egyptian Cream   Options No Album  No Label  1995  MP3  live in West Virginia    2:22:28 ()
Robyn Hitchock  Dancing Queen   Options No Album  No Label  2003  MP3  live at the Three Kings Pub, Clerkenwell    2:29:29 ()
The Soft Boys  The Duke of Squeeze   Options Live at the Portland Arms  Glass Fish  1987  LP  live from 1978    2:34:21 ()
Robyn Hitchcock  Linden Arden Stole the Highlights   Options No Album  No Label  1991  MP3  live somewhere at some time, probably 1991    2:38:36 ()
Robyn Hitchcock  I Often Dream of Trains   Options I Often Dream of Trains in New York  Yep Roc  2009  CD  live at Symphony Space, NYC, 2008    2:42:00 ()
Robyn Hitchcock  Uncorrected Personality Traits / Ride   Options No Album  No Label  1992  MP3  live somewhere in the summer of 1992    2:44:41 ()
Robyn Hitchcock  Raymond Chandler Evening   Options No Album  No Label  1995  MP3  live on the radio in 1995    2:51:07 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:02am Davee:

GM Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:03am Davee:

No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no!
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:03am Brendan:

Aw hell yea! Or as those cuddly aliens say yip yip yip!
Avatar    Mon. 2/12/18 9:05am V Priceless:

Yo Joe! Go!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:06am pantz:

Great start, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:07am geoff mcq:

Good morning JMcG! Hope you're well fella.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:07am Linda Lee:

yes to Wes. yes yes yes. good morning!!
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:08am queems:

good morning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:08am Sem:

Hello, Joe, McGaskoes. Watched The Analogues take this one on. Amazing.

Wes: always, always a treat x 100.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/12/18 9:08am dale:

hopefully a whole show of day in the life covers?
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:08am Ben Abs:

Good morning Joe and everyone, looking forward I today’s show! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/12/18 9:09am dale:

ken griffin at the console?
pickin' on the beatles?
a polka version?
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:09am Brendan:

Sight unseen I’d a guessed someone else. Wow Wes was just barely alive long enough to cover this. Cool of him to do this.
Avatar    Mon. 2/12/18 9:09am PKNY:

There's a famously-sampled version of "A Day in the Life" which obviously uses Wes' arrangement --> www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:10am Krys O.:

I sense a theme!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:11am bore:

happy! happy! happy! boing! boing! boing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:12am ben abs:

Been listening to XTC all week (specifically Black Sea), and been loving it, such great pop! - Thanks gang for the reccs, and thanks Joe for the 45's
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:13am Brendan:

Cant wait for Segovia doing Purple Haze.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:13am steveo:

Hello & happy to be tuned in.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:13am Joe McG:

Heya, all, thanks for joining me this morning! We're easing in with some jazzbos covering the top of the pops. Welcome!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:14am Cheri Pi:

Happy Monday Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:14am Joe McG:

Jazzbo stringslingers, to be exact.
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:14am CHAD PEARSON:

I like it Joe! Great way to start Monday with the jazzbos!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:14am pantz:

Jazzbo Joe and the Stringslingers
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:14am steveo:

personnel for this album:

George Benson - guitar
Jay Berliner - acoustic guitar
Earl Klugh - acoustic guitar (5)
Ron Carter - bass
Herbie Hancock - electric piano
Billy Cobham - drums
Airto Moreira - percussion, vocals
Gloria Agostini - vibes, percussion
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/12/18 9:15am dale:

i'll put a dollar down that gabor szabo will get a spin sometime soon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:15am steveo:

oh my -- plus the woodwinds and brass!
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:17am Brendan:

And jammin Joe McGasko on Stylus and Tone arm
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:17am karlward:

I can hear the Jazzbos' skinny arms.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:17am Joe McG:

@steveo: Gloria also took care of that harp bit at the beginning. Hey, CP! :) @dale: You are a gambling man and probably a very successful one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:18am Uncle Michael:

Good morning, Joe...and all of you good Joes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/12/18 9:18am dale:

i think you're the only deejay to have played him joe
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:19am Brendan:

Scat sang that whole George Benson track in unison
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:20am Joe McG:

@dale: Oh, no, Gabor is widely loved here. But maybe I play him a bit oftener. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:20am melinda:

Thanks for the mellow tunes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/12/18 9:20am dale:

playlist search shows a LOT of szabo by many deejays. my bad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:21am duke:

Nice start!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:21am pantz:

Could Frisell covering Madonna be on the list?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:23am Irene Trudel:

Great guitar-isty to start the week, Joe. Loving this!
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:23am zopa:

i love that there are no words. just music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:23am Linda Lee:

just lovely stuff Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:24am Greg from ZONE 5:

Killer set, Joe! (I mean "killer" in a peaceful, sleepy way…)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:24am Irene Trudel:

We have a 45 of Montgomery's "Day in the Life." It was split into the A and B side.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:25am Davee:

Shoot, I feel like I'm listening to WPAT!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:25am Joe McG:

@irene: I'm jealous! @zopa: Most of these songs are so well-known that you can sing along at home if you like! Sometimes I'm not ready for the human voice first thing in the morning. @LLee and Greggy: Thanks, pals!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/12/18 9:26am dale:

i have this album but don't recall this cover. way swinging version of an oddly beautiful tune.
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:27am zopa:

@Joe McG: me too, Joe. Thanks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:27am karlward:

Ebow!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:28am Uncle Michael:

Im Ebow.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:29am duke:

Really like this Gabor Szabo track
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:29am somebody:

This is the most sublime.
Avatar    Mon. 2/12/18 9:30am βrian:

This is nice. I may never come out of the basement at this rate.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:31am Roberto:

UM, you could've used this version on Friday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:32am BronwynB:

morning joe and everyone!
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:32am somebody:

apropos Ebow https://wfmu.org/artistbrowser.php?action=artist&artist=Ebow&artist_id=305749
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:32am somebody:

I like that woman's most recent album.
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:33am somebody:

hello Joe!
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:33am Brendan:

Dear Joe come out and talk to us!
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:34am KevinfromBayRidge:

Fantabulous! Uncle Michael did a reconstruction of the White Album on Friday. This Dear Prudence would've been a welcome addition.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:34am Linda Lee:

delightful set. lovely bed music even!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:35am Mick:

Good morning! Super opening set. My kind of twofer with the Szabo.
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:35am somebody:

Bad Company! A WFMU DJ made it into a verb!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:36am melinda:

I liked that DJ impression Joe.
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:36am somebody:

Gabor Szabo and his Three King Fishers 4 lyfe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:36am steveo:

Is the bed harp Gloria Agostini, too?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:37am Linda Lee:

now i know Joe's old as i am.
unless those were "classic rock" sets ..
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:37am karlward:

"Because this is not KCR" made me laugh out loud.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:38am Uncle Michael:

Roberto, now you got to hear both!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:40am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:41am Roberto:

Coming up: UM recreates Sgt. Pepper's using only animal noises!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:41am Linda Lee:

i can definitely deal with Joe's human voice first thing in the morning, for sure.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:41am Little Danny:

Mornin' Joe, all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:42am Joe McG:

Aw, thanks Linda Lee, that's nice of you to say!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:43am Linda Lee:

all true Joe! :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:45am Linda Lee:

life's been a little harsh this winter .. so appreciate the mellow! :-)
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:46am Ben Abs:

@ Little Danny, as in Little Danny of Office Naps? I’ve loved that site for years!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:48am melinda:

Nice segue, I thought Barry Walker sounded like Townes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:48am pantz:

I, for one, love Robyn Hitchcock. I follow him on Twitter and he is a very witty chap.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:49am Little Danny:

@Ben: Yep! And thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:51am Joe McG:

@melinda: Me, too! Very similar! @pantz: Agree! We'll hear some live off cuts and things, I think.
Avatar    Mon. 2/12/18 9:52am βrian:

You really need three names for some types of music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:52am Krys O.:

@pantz: I too follow Robyn Hitchcock on Twitter. He's very open to responding and liking comments.
Nice set, Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:52am Linda Lee:

.. confessing hidden soft spot for singer-songwriters right here ..
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:56am Linda Lee:

.. as well as any recording with a pa-pa-pa vocal!
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:57am Brendan:

I wonder if you might play Robyn’s The Cheese Alarm. It’s for a dear friend, Ben Gunn.
  Mon. 2/12/18 9:58am queems:

this is so pretty
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:59am karlward:

Oh man, "The Comedians" is one of my favorite songs. The live version from Black & White Night is amazing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:59am Krys O.:

Orbison does Costello. Nice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 9:59am Linda Lee:

my boy Roy! sat about 6' from the guy at a Lone Star Cafe' show way back. being close to that voice ... unreal!
Avatar    Mon. 2/12/18 10:00am βrian:

@LL: Could he see you from there?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:02am Linda Lee:

sure! me in my platinum spike hair & organdy party dress .. :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:03am Linda Lee:

i was practically in the guy's lap! :-)
  Mon. 2/12/18 10:04am asheville jon:

Did you ever see ray charles in concert?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:05am Krys O.:

I saw Roy's house on a tour of Nashville with some friends. We didn't go inside. He lived next to Johnny Cash who had alpaca looking at us from behind the fence.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:06am Linda Lee:

never saw him Jon! but he wouldn't see me either. i'm sure Roy did though, if not perfectly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:07am Linda Lee:

Krys O ~ that sounds fun in a strange way.
  Mon. 2/12/18 10:08am asheville jon:

Its ok LL, he never did either! Hahaha
I actually saw him in concert, shook his hand as he was getting out of his limo
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:09am Linda Lee:

wow! did you ever wash again? :-D
Avatar    Mon. 2/12/18 10:09am βrian:

Roy's glasses were rather remarkable in their heft, in any case.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:09am Linda Lee:

& we all went for the big black Ray Bans ever after. :-)
Avatar    Mon. 2/12/18 10:10am V Priceless:

nice lift of "A Summer Place" melody there
  Mon. 2/12/18 10:11am asheville jon:

I did, eventually
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:11am Linda Lee:

ah. suppose it had to be :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:11am karlward:

Wasn't there a "Crimson and Clover" reference last week too?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:12am Joe McG:

@karlward: Remind me, I want to know if I'm theming without knowing it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:14am JakeGould:

Hello!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:16am Linda Lee:

hi Jake!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:17am karlward:

@Joe: I was wrong, it wasn't your show. Trouble played "Black Magic" by Jarvis Cocker last week on This is the Modern World: wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:17am Krys O.:

Joe, you 'theme' very well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:17am steveo:

Every track I've heard on this album so far is GREAT.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:18am Linda Lee:

this gipsy soul funk disco collection: really beautiful!
  Mon. 2/12/18 10:19am ?:

loving the chica ye ye stuff !
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:19am Joe McG:

@karl: I heard that, it was great! @Kyrs: Thank ye. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:19am Linda Lee:

@karlward ~ more than a reference. that was a new arrangement! :-D
  Mon. 2/12/18 10:20am BriJet:

Morning all y'all and Happy Lincoln's bday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:21am Linda Lee:

if anything can save this world it's las chicas!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:22am Krys O.:

Hey, BriJet!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:23am Linda Lee:

thanks for the reminder to grab my toy piano from a just-sold house!
Avatar    Mon. 2/12/18 10:24am βrian:

Is Mary Wing in the wings?
  Mon. 2/12/18 10:24am melinda:

Joe do you know the version of No Place to Fall by Mark Lanegan and Isobel Campbell? It's really nice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:25am Irene Trudel:

It's Planet Claire!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:25am Joe McG:

@melinda: I do! I like both of their duet albums very much. For some mysterious reason I don't know if I've played them on my show!
Avatar    Mon. 2/12/18 10:26am βrian:

(She recently did a run of Planet Claire covers.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:26am Linda Lee:

what a sweet bass line on the madfilth. nice n chunky.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:27am Joe McG:

Looks like Mary beat me to this segueway!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:27am Irene Trudel:

Ah, Planet Claire of course!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:28am Linda Lee:

what's the original again? Peter Gunn theme?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:28am steveo:

Yes, the B-52's gave Henry Mancini a writing credit....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:28am BronwynB:

awesome segue
  Mon. 2/12/18 10:29am melinda:

Love Planet Claire.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:30am Listener Bob in PGH:

I don't think the Madfilth version made it onto her show though so this is extending into new territory.
Avatar    Mon. 2/12/18 10:30am βrian:

Reagent-grade goofiness.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:31am Linda Lee:

(those cold-war tv show names, honestly. Peter Gunn .. Beaver Cleaver .. sheesh).
  Mon. 2/12/18 10:32am somebody:

If this doesn't sound like at least prelude to bed music!
Avatar    Mon. 2/12/18 10:34am βrian:

Ah, that's how Henry Mancini came into the picture. He was there from the start!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:35am Linda Lee:

bet madfilth went right back to peter gunn for the riff! didn't the dolls do it too? heartbreakers?
  Mon. 2/12/18 10:36am gasdg:

Marlon Williams is from New Zealand
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:37am Joe McG:

@gasdg: Oops! Bad blunder! Thanks for letting me know.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:38am Rob (Jerzcity):

THIS SONG IS 21 YEARS OLD?!?!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:38am ifeelfatnsassy:

Thanks for making me feel old.
  Mon. 2/12/18 10:38am Listener Alexandra:

This song is so meta, too...thanks, Joe :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:38am pantz:

Ugh! I'm a brimful of old
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:39am Krys O.:

I heart Cornershop!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:39am Joe McG:

I like how they left his cough in before the second verse!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:39am The Oscar:

For some reason when I heard "single" and "1997" I steeled myself for "MmmBop."
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:39am Linda Lee:

& the sound of that riff is at least 50 :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:40am karlward:

Actually I only need a regular pillow.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:40am Brian in UK:

Joe, got any Asha Bhosle to follow. Had this down as the Eighties.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:41am Joe McG:

I wish I had all the records he mentions and I could do an all "Brimful" Single File!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:41am Planet Tyler:

Jacques dutronc and the bolan boogie, the heavy
Hitters and the chichi music!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:41am Linda Lee:

doubtful Joe's got Asha on 45 ..
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:41am Joe McG:

@Brian: I wish! Rob W. probably has some, but I don't have any Indian 45s at all.
  Mon. 2/12/18 10:41am Listener Alexandra:

Surely there are some Trojan 45s around....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:43am Brian in UK:

I got a bamboo pillow, very good it is too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:43am rsj:

much more cowbell
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:44am Linda Lee:

wow ~ do remember those 'part II' 70s singles. why stop a good riff on side A? :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:45am rsj:

loved that
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:45am Brian in UK:

I go along with Kendrick Lamar wanting mobile cameras banned from concerts. If only he could stop the idiots talking as well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:46am BronwynB:

nice cover of the "odd song out" on beach boys love you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:46am Little Danny:

(Amercian) Spring! Great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:46am Krys O.:

Ooh, thanks for the Spring! It's been a long time no hear.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:46am Linda Lee:

really sweet. love it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:46am Brian in UK:

Joe, any Shirley Abicair today?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:46am BronwynB:

oh this is that spring! i didn't put two and two together at first
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:47am Krys O.:

Brian loved his SIL's voice. Diane Rovell sang lead for Spring.
  Mon. 2/12/18 10:47am queems:

get it girl
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:47am steveo:

I just learned about a Netflix-only movie called The Polka King. anybody watch it? And how are the polkas?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:48am BronwynB:

i just love the backing vox on that track
  Mon. 2/12/18 10:48am queems:

@steveo i saw it! jack black is in it. it was very entertaining
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:48am Linda Lee:

@steveo ~ i'm house-sitting a Netflix-equipped home right now. somehow keep scrolling by Polka King. have my doubts ..
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:49am Linda Lee:

@queems ~ might see it then!
  Mon. 2/12/18 10:50am queems:

jenny slate is also in it
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:51am Linda Lee:

hoping for more than SCTV redux ..
  Mon. 2/12/18 10:52am queems:

double lu
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:52am Linda Lee:

is that Mod Squad Peggy Lipton? be still my heart! .. i think a set of tv stars or movie stars singing might be fun.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:53am Linda Lee:

i mean, really singing! not just emoting!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:54am steveo:

@queems cool! @linda, that's how I feel about everything on netflix so the only thing I ever watch is when my spouse has on british baking show for the 4th time through...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:55am Joe McG:

This Flamin' Groovies song is like one of those yearbook song title things. With Beatle songs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:56am Linda Lee:

@steveo .. one day with Netflix & i'm feeling the same .. pity!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:56am BronwynB:

I LOVE THIS SONG
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:56am karlward:

Yes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:57am The Oscar:

Just saw a pretty neat thing on Filmstruck with Richard Hell talking about Jean-Luc Godard. Richard's looking a little worse for the wear, but the man still has a way with words.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:57am BronwynB:

this song is in my top 100 most played songs on spotify for 2016 AND 2017. that's how much i love it
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:57am b!!!:

Yessssssssss
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:58am Linda Lee:

Hell was really just amazing as a songwriter. one forgets.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 10:59am Krys O.:

The Browns!
  Mon. 2/12/18 10:59am queems:

brutal
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:00am The Oscar:

Oooh-- Always glad to hear a '60s deathsong I've never heard before!
Avatar    Mon. 2/12/18 11:00am βrian:

Is it just me or is the netflix interface pure evil? We tried to augment DVDs with streaming, but so far can't get past the rat's nest interface to find a movie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:01am Linda Lee:

netflix interface is shyte.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:02am steveo:

there's robyn! a very beatles day, Joe
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:02am Rich in Washington:

Robyn Hitchcock covering anything. All day long.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:02am The Oscar:

@Brian The more time goes by, the more I find I rely on "niche" streaming services more than Netflix/Hulu/Amazon. Filmstruck (for classic/arthouse films) and Shudder (for horror, if you're into that) are both extremely well curated, and browsable alphabetically. There's one for USA Night Flight, too, which is extremely tempting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:02am pantz:

Whoop!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:02am Joe McG:

Wow, it really IS a Beatles-y day, isn't it?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:03am Rich in Washington:

@Linda Lee. Agreed. Why is that? Really impossible to browse for anything.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:03am Linda Lee:

god knows .. designed by aliens?
Avatar    Mon. 2/12/18 11:04am βrian:

@The Oscar: Thanks for the tip.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:04am Linda Lee:

yes thank you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:04am steveo:

not that there's anything wrong with that....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:06am Linda Lee:

@steveo ~ you mean design by aliens? there is if they don't like movies.. or humans.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:08am steveo:

nope sorry, haha; was replying to beatlesy joe
Avatar    Mon. 2/12/18 11:09am Marc Francis:

Norma! From the Double R Diner...
  Mon. 2/12/18 11:09am paul:

one black, one white, one blonde (Mrs. Quincy Jones)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:09am The Oscar:

@Marc That's how I think of her too :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:10am Linda Lee:

that occurred to me after.. but i stand by my post. :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:10am Roberto:

Judging by recent photos, Peggy Lipton is still drop-dead gorgeous in her 70s.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:11am Linda Lee:

those 60s tv shows .. helped mold my sexuality more than i'd care to admit. :-D
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:12am The Oscar:

She still looked great on the Twin Peaks revival last year. I'm not ashamed to admit I shed some tears during her last scene with Big Ed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:14am Rich in Washington:

Thanks, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:15am pantz:

I predict I will be clicking a lot of stars in the next hour.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:16am Greg from ZONE 5:

I got my ticket!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:21am Krys O.:

Saw Robyn several times in the 80s. Great entertainment. I'm looking forward to Friday's show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:23am Joe McG:

Odd fact: I've seen Robyn Hitchcock live more times than any other entertainer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:24am Rich in Washington:

I've always loved this song. It could be repurposed into a theme song for a wacky sitcom of the same premise.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:29am karlward:

I've never heard Robyn Hitchcock, this is a great introduction.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:31am Krys O.:

Robyn Hitchcock lives!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:32am Rich in Washington:

wowsers! I've never heard this before.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:32am The Oscar:

I'm somewhat ashamed to admit I've never fully delved into his post-Soft Boys stuff, but I may have to change that-- this is a terrific set.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:32am karlward:

Now it all makes sense. Robyn Hitchcock is also Björn Ulvaeus.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:33am Greg from ZONE 5:

@karlward: Your life just got 68% brighter.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:33am pantz:

His stint with Peter Buck on guitar is especially pleasing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:33am Joe McG:

@karlward: I'd recommend "Eye" or "I Often Dream of Trains" as nice starters. All the Soft Boys. There is great stuff from every part of his career, actually. much variety.
  Mon. 2/12/18 11:35am frenchee:

I love the "crowd noise" on "Surface Noise"!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:36am Rich in Washington:

I'm really fond of Fegmania! and the first two Soft Boys LPs.
But I have to confess that I am somewhat unfamiliar with much of his later solo LPs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:36am ben abs:

This has been a lovely set
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:36am Rich in Washington:

oh, hey! Soft Boys!
  Mon. 2/12/18 11:37am frenchee:

thanks, Joe, for this fantabulous RH preview....I love that DEAD WIFE song.
  Mon. 2/12/18 11:38am Mark in Toronto:

I have this Live at the Portland Arms, I sent away for it many years ago, it's great, esp Who Wrote the Book of Love
  Mon. 2/12/18 11:39am frenchee:

uh oh, the rekkid's slowing down~
  Mon. 2/12/18 11:41am frenchee:

:-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:41am steveo:

some mp3's are marked with the wrong rpm, I guess....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:41am karlward:

"The Duke of Squeeze" acappella reminded me of the "Totally Wired" acapella version that Brian Turner played last week on his Mark E. Smith tribute show: www.wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:42am Joe McG:

@frenchee: Not to mention pitch control on the cassette deck being fucked with. Why would someone do that? Yeesh! :)
  Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:42am Mikey_B:

i tangentially know the works of RH, so this is a fantastic primer.
  Mon. 2/12/18 11:42am PJ:

Robyn may also be the artist I’ve seen the most (after more than 20 shows I lose track), either he or Richard Thompson probably holds the record. Both are not so successful they don’t need to tour every year, but not so unsuccessful that they have to hang up their music jones.
  Mon. 2/12/18 11:43am Mike tp:

@Mark the Portland arms a venue?
  Mon. 2/12/18 11:44am Mark in Toronto:

@Mike Yes, i think it's (or it was) a bar in Cambridge
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:45am Listener Bob in PGH:

I've always been partial to "Globe of Frogs"
  Mon. 2/12/18 11:47am PJ:

@Rich in Washington, Element of Light and Perspex Island are both great latter Egyptians albums. Of the solo stuff from the last 25 years, the songs are a little more hit and miss for me, but his most recent eponymous album is very good, a return to his sound with the Egyptians.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:50am Rich in Washington:

Thank you! I'll check them out for sure. I am also hoping he comes to my town again soon, having missed him last time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:53am Joe McG:

Thanks for listening and commenting, everybody! See some of you at Robyn Hitchcock! Happy VD in the meantime.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:54am Linda Lee:

Happy VD Joe! :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:54am steveo:

thanks Joe -- fantastic show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:55am Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks, Joe. Have a good week.
  Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:55am 12539:

Thanks, Joe!
  Mon. 2/12/18 11:55am PJ:

Thanks for all the Robyn today, Joe, and all the XTC last week, you are reminding me why they are such an influence.
  Mon. 2/12/18 11:56am Brendan:

Thanks
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:56am Greg from ZONE 5:

Holy crud, it's noon! Thanks, Joe!
  Mon. 2/12/18 11:57am Irene:

Fantastic Robyn set, Joe. Great show overall.
  Mon. 2/12/18 11:57am queems:

thanks joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 2/12/18 11:57am ben abs:

Yikes, those 3 hours flew by. Many thanks Joe great show again! Take care and have a great day everybody
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