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Options February 12, 2021: Incredibly Strange Music Vol. 2 - Chapter 1: Jello Biafra pt. 29 pg. 40 (Religious Records pt. 5 + Drug Records pt. 4)
Episode Painting "Terrier and Ives '96/Romulus & Rimjob" by Michael Brunelle

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The Addicts  Without God I Would Be Nothing   Options The Addicts Sing  (Notes: The Addicts Sing is now well-known, but did you know that one of the members was John Gimenez, a big wheel in the Reconstructionalist Movement who were tight with Reagan… - Jello pg. 40) 
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(Bonus Track) Teen Challenge Addicts Choir  The Addicts Plea   Options Teen Challenge Addicts Choir   
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(Bonus Track) Soul Session  Side 1 (Introduction/Hallelujah (song)/James Thurber Testimony)   Options A Peek into the Drug Abuse Preventive Center  (Notes: Found at an antique shop in Grand Junction, Colorado while visiting my grandma back in the early 2000s. - Your D.J.) 
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(Bonus Track) Teen Challenge Addicts Choir  Psalms 40   Options Teen Challenge Addicts Choir   
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The Royal Heirs  It’s Not an Easy Road   Options Sacred Saxophones  (Notes: “The Sacred Saxophones” by the Royal Heirs is hands-down the most miserable, depressing collection of dirges I’ve ever heard. They always talk about how “uplifting” religious music is supposed to be, but not the Royal Heirs! Suicidal teens beware- you’re much safer with Ozzy or Judas Priest!” - Jello pg. 40) One of the more depressing tracks on this LP. I didn't even make it to side 2 while prepping this show. lol -Your D.J. 
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People’s Temple Choir  Set Them Free   Options He's Able  (Notes: “He’s Able,” by the People’s Temple Choir, shows Mrs. Jim Jones with piled-up hair singing off-key Godspell Songs, a lot of hallelujah-ing people,…” Jello pg. 40) 
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People’s Temple Choir  Hold On, Brother   Options He's Able  (These don’t sound off key to me and I’ve never hear Godspell but don’t think any of these tracks were on that. - Your D.J.) 
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People’s Temple Choir  Welcome   Options He's Able  (“…plus about a hundred little kids - one wonders: where are they now?” - Jello pg. 40) 
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Art Linkletter  We Love You, Call Collect   Options We Love You, Call Collect Plus Interviews With Young Drug Users  (“We all remember “We Love Your Diane,” by Art Linkletter, released after she dropped acid and jumped out the window, and before Art went on his campaign to stop drugs and promote contour chairs. (He narrates a PMRC video, by the way.” - Jello pg. 40) 
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Art Linkletter  Dear Mom and Dad   Options We Love You, Call Collect Plus Interviews With Young Drug Users   
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(Bonus Track) The Bran Flakes  Dear Mom and Dad   Options I Don't Have a Friend   
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Victor Lundberg  Open Letter to my Teenage Son   Options Open Letter to my Teenage Son  (Notes: “An even funnier one is Victor Lundberg’s “Open Letter to My Teenage Son.” With patriotic music he goes on and on about how we have freedom and the right to do this and that - “but burn your draft card, I will have no son.” He’s got some interesting thoughts on “the long hair,” too.” - Jello pg. 40) 
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(Bonus Track) Brandon Wade  Letter From a Teenage Son   Options 45RPM Single  (I didn't know this one existed till just last night! - Your D.J.) 
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(Bonus Track) Victor Lundberg  To The Flower Power   Options Open Letter to my Teenage Son   
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(Dan McCurdy) Youth Against Drugs  Side 2   Options Presents Drugs ...and What Your Own Child Won't Tell You.  (Notes: Featured album cover on the bottom of pg. 40) 
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Dr. Jerry Falwell  Side 2   Options Where Are The Dead?  (Featured album cover on the top of pg. 41) Seeing if I can make it through this one for the first time in my life... - Your D.J. 
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Stryper  Soldiers Under Command   Options Soldiers Under Command  (Notes: Christian heavy metal is another genre perversion: at their concerts Stryper threw bibles out to the crowd. One album shows them posing with bombs painted to match their striped spandex pants and sporting Farrah Fawcett ’70’s wigs and makeup. I wonder if the Charlie’s Angles cast realized their most lasting influence would be on heavy metal wig-styles!” - Jello pg. 41) 
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The Messiah Prophet Band  Rock The Flock   Options Rock the Flock  (Notes: “They feel that because it has satanic rhythms handed down from the druids, it’s still satanic music - therefore groups like Stryper are either knowingly leading children to hell, or unknowingly are under the influence of druids and satanists. But that doesn’t deter people like the Messiah Prophet Band, who do “Rock the Flock”! - Jello pg. 41) 
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(Bonus track) Church Universal And Triumphant, Inc. Featuring Elizabeth Clare Prophet  Video Shorts With Two Announcements (Excerpt)/Preamble - Great Divine Rector's Cal/ Invocation For Judgement Against And Destruction Of Rock Music   Options The Sounds Of American Doomsday Cults Vol. 14   
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The Rap'Sures  You Must Be Born Again   Options Gospel Rap  (“There’s also Christian rap, by the Rap’sures: “You Must Be Born Again” and “Break Out for Jesus.” - Jello pg. 41) 
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Listener comments!

Avatar 1:59pm BC Sterrett:

"Welcome. Welcome All Of You. Glad You Are With Us!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:04pm Rich in Washington:

Hiya, BC!
Avatar 2:05pm BC Sterrett:

Hi Rich!
Avatar 2:10pm BC Sterrett:

Don't take off your mask if you're in a social distance situation though...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:13pm Rich in Washington:

out-of-the-way antique and thrift stores are just the best for weird records. I miss traveling.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:13pm Jan Turkenburg:

I can't hold a thought for longer than two or three seconds..
Avatar 2:14pm BC Sterrett:

I tried to hold a thought for 15 minutes while driving to work the other day and it was HARD!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:16pm Jan Turkenburg:

But keeping the thought unchanged is the challenge. Those things are not stable!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:16pm Rich in Washington:

Hi Jan!
Avatar 2:17pm BC Sterrett:

I tried by exploring all aspects of a thought for as long as I could to extend it. I was aiming for 20 minutes but 15 wasn't bad :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:17pm Jan Turkenburg:

Hi Rich! Hi BC!
Avatar 2:17pm BC Sterrett:

Hi Jan :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:18pm Jan Turkenburg:

But sometimes it's more difficult to get rid of a thought.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:19pm Jan Turkenburg:

especially when you're trying to get some sleep...
  2:19pm Martinibomb:

hellooo BC
Avatar 2:19pm BC Sterrett:

YES!!!
Avatar 2:19pm BC Sterrett:

Hi Martini :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:19pm Jan Turkenburg:

Hey MB!
Avatar 2:24pm Constance De Witt:

Usually saxophones are labelled as sexy, but I am very glad to know they can also be sacred. Hello!
Avatar 2:25pm BC Sterrett:

Hi Constance!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:27pm Jan Turkenburg:

Hi Constance!
Avatar 2:28pm BC Sterrett:

I should have gotten a closeup of the photo he's talking about on this LP.
Avatar 2:30pm Constance De Witt:

Hi Jan & BC, I wish I could see the piled-up hair more clearly. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:30pm Jan Turkenburg:

I heard some off key singing earlier on, but I don't know which track that was.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:33pm Jan Turkenburg:

This however ... seems to meet the criterium..
Avatar 2:33pm Constance De Witt:

Who uses this during their radio show?? Someone does!
Avatar 2:33pm BC Sterrett:

Those were the only two tracks that sounded like they might be Mrs. Jim Jones.
Avatar 2:34pm BC Sterrett:

I heard Otis use it once on FP many years ago :) At the time I didn't know what it was.
Avatar 2:34pm Constance De Witt:

Oh it must be him, it must be him! Now I feel foolish if it is...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:38pm Jan Turkenburg:

I try to remember... is there an answer to this letter ? ..as it was returned to sender I don't suppose there is.
Avatar 2:38pm BC Sterrett:

I think my friend Michael Brunelle, who does the artwork for my show, used it on his show "Butterfly Mind" based on private press records.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:39pm Rich in Washington:

There's a pretty amusing clip where Timothy Leary is ambushes on some talk show when the host gets Art Linkletter on the phone line and more or less blames him for Diane's death. It's pretty trashy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:40pm Rich in Washington:

I can't not hear the Bran Flakes song when I hear this.
Avatar 2:40pm BC Sterrett:

wow
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:40pm Jan Turkenburg:

ah... there it is... I knew it ...
Avatar 2:40pm BC Sterrett:

Bran Flakes coming up next!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:43pm Rich in Washington:

HA!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:44pm Rich in Washington:

pot smokers, speed freaks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:50pm Rich in Washington:

Dang women and their namby pamby unconditional love for their children
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:51pm Rich in Washington:

I think someone on the old WFMU blog dedicated a whole post to 'open letter' and response records.
Avatar 2:52pm BC Sterrett:

ooh, I need to check that out! I only know of maybe 3? There's one later in the Biafra chapter as well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:54pm Rich in Washington:

I could be wrong. It might have also been anti-hippie records in general.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:55pm joe:

'ello folks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:56pm joe:

Oh I've been looking a gig in the Salt Mines for ages
Avatar 2:57pm BC Sterrett:

Hi Joe!
Avatar 2:57pm BC Sterrett:

LSD makes people nude in a public place?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm joe:

Huh? I was taking some boring LSD
Avatar 2:59pm BC Sterrett:

I keep waiting to hear film strip "beeps" during this record.
Avatar 3:00pm BC Sterrett:

"When your mom figures out that you're Tarned Ahn."
  3:02pm Martinibomb:

DARE!
Avatar 3:03pm BC Sterrett:

What did DARE stand for again?
Avatar 3:03pm BC Sterrett:

Drugs Are Really Evil
  3:04pm Martinibomb:

Drugs Are Really Expensive
Avatar 3:05pm BC Sterrett:

good one!
  3:05pm Martinibomb:

"Drug Abuse Resistance Education"
Avatar 3:05pm BC Sterrett:

Don't Aver Reefer Ever
Avatar 3:06pm BC Sterrett:

Ah, that was it...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:08pm joe:

Drugs are Really Entertaining.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:12pm joe:

1992 – Indiana University

Researchers at Indiana University, commissioned by Indiana school officials in 1992, found that those who completed the D.A.R.E. program subsequently had significantly higher rates of hallucinogenic drug use than those not exposed to the program.[6]
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:12pm Rich in Washington:

i had a marijuana once and played piano faster and faster
Avatar 3:12pm BC Sterrett:

Interesting!
Avatar 3:14pm BC Sterrett:

Drugs Aren't Really Everything ...there's also KFC.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:15pm joe:

DRumsticks Are Really Edible
Avatar 3:17pm BC Sterrett:

ha!
Avatar 3:17pm BC Sterrett:

This conversation made me go get a bowl of lucky charms...
Avatar 3:21pm BC Sterrett:

"Magic Clover Marshmellows turn your milk green!"
Avatar 3:21pm BC Sterrett:

It's kind of working...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:25pm joe:

Jerry Falwell always looked to me like he could have been a 60s-80s era character actor with his hey day being in the 70s
Avatar 3:27pm BC Sterrett:

Totally. I can see him as the next door neighbor always mowing his lawn or working on his car in the driveway.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:29pm joe:

Or the corrupt feeble southern politician in the seersucker suit and straw hat. You know like like Lindsey Graham :P
Avatar 3:32pm BC Sterrett:

Huh, I had to lookup what a seersucker suit was
Avatar 3:33pm BC Sterrett:

"Uppertaker" I like that
Avatar 3:37pm BC Sterrett:

Whew, we made it. Anyone still around?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:38pm joe:

Here
Avatar 3:39pm BC Sterrett:

You're the only one. ha
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:41pm joe:

Can I assume this is a safe space and admit that there was a very very short time in my life when I listened to Stryper unironically
Avatar 3:42pm BC Sterrett:

I would've like to attend one of their shows.
Avatar 3:43pm BC Sterrett:

liked
Avatar 3:43pm BC Sterrett:

Yes, this is a safe place for such things.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:44pm joe:

I believe they are still together but now they look more the aging rocker then the gymnastic bumble bee
Avatar 3:46pm BC Sterrett:

This record got me into trouble/fired at my old radio station...
Avatar 3:50pm BC Sterrett:

Wow, I really did scare everyone off. I guess it's safe to play anything now...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:50pm joe:

I think someone samples that David Bowie mispronunciation on something.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:50pm joe:

HA!!! J Iglesias
Avatar 3:53pm BC Sterrett:

Maybe it was Negativeland? I think that was a record they used to play on their radio shows.
Avatar 3:55pm BC Sterrett:

Wonder if this was ever played at a dance club somewhere...
Avatar 3:56pm BC Sterrett:

Wow, this song is long...this might be my last track.
Avatar 3:58pm BC Sterrett:

Thanks for joining/sticking this out with me Joe and anyone who isn't in the chatroom :)
  3:59pm Martinibomb:

Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:59pm joe:

Thank You!!!
Avatar 4:00pm BC Sterrett:

Thanks Martini!
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