Favoriting Strength Through Failure with Fabio: Playlist from October 21, 2021 Favoriting

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The Failure of Noise
The Failure of Sound
The Failure of Rock
The Failure of the Avant Garde
The Failure of the Space Age
The Failure of Jazz
The Failure of Psychedelia
The Failure of Krautrock
The Failure of Electronic
The Failure of Pop
The Failure of Free-form
The Failure of the 20th Century

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Favoriting October 21, 2021: 45 Duel with Clay Pigeon - Singles Going Steady

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Artist Track Comments Approx. start time
Koivistolaiset  Jättiläinen (Mr. Giant Man)   Favoriting Fabio  0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Cult Hero  I Dig You   Favoriting Fabio  0:13:02 (Pop-up)
Raider Marching Band  The Horse   Favoriting Clay Pigeon  0:13:44 (Pop-up)
Edgar Broughton Band  Apache Drop Out   Favoriting Fabio  0:14:07 (Pop-up)
Captain Beefheart  Abba Zaba   Favoriting Fabio  0:14:50 (Pop-up)
Fantasy  Stoned Cowboy   Favoriting Clay Pigeon  0:15:07 (Pop-up)
 
Johnny Thunder  I'm Alive   Favoriting Fabio  0:23:12 (Pop-up)
The Bubble Puppy  Hot Smoke & Sasafrass   Favoriting Clay Pigeon  0:29:27 (Pop-up)
Vampira and Satan's Cheerleaders  Genocide Utopia   Favoriting Fabio  0:30:13 (Pop-up)
Herman's Hermits  Dandy   Favoriting Clay Pigeon  0:32:10 (Pop-up)
Buzzcocks  Why Can't I Touch It?   Favoriting Fabio  0:34:32 (Pop-up)
 
Balloon Farm  A Question Of Temperature   Favoriting Clay Pigeon  0:43:59 (Pop-up)
The Strangulated Beatoffs  Don't Let Me Down   Favoriting Fabio  0:47:20 (Pop-up)
Fever Tree  San Francisco Girls   Favoriting Clay Pigeon  0:53:48 (Pop-up)
Marsha Hunt  Walk on Guilded Splinters   Favoriting Fabio  0:54:14 (Pop-up)
Rolling Stones  Hang Fire   Favoriting Clay Pigeon  0:59:50 (Pop-up)
 
The Normal  Warm Leatherette   Favoriting fabio  1:11:30 (Pop-up)
Dale Bacon  Lonely Lonely People   Favoriting Clay Pigeon  1:13:02 (Pop-up)
The Human League  Circus of Death   Favoriting Fabio  1:17:11 (Pop-up)
Grand Funk Railroad  Bad Time   Favoriting Clay Pigeon  1:21:27 (Pop-up)
Santo & Johnny  Sleep Walk (abused)   Favoriting Fabio  1:25:25 (Pop-up)
The Buoys  Timothy   Favoriting Clay Pigeon  1:28:56 (Pop-up)
 
Schizo (Richard Pinhas)  Le Voyageur   Favoriting Fabio  1:38:46 (Pop-up)
David Peel and the Lower east Side with Yoko Ono  Amerika   Favoriting Clay Pigeon  1:42:01 (Pop-up)
Birchville Cat Motel  The Frog Prince   Favoriting Fabio  1:46:33 (Pop-up)
Billie J0el  Allentown   Favoriting Clay Pigeon  1:55:12 (Pop-up)
Brotzmann/Van Hove/Bennink  Einheitsfrontlied (Side B)   Favoriting Fabio  1:56:03 (Pop-up)
Jimmy Dean  Big Bad John   Favoriting Clay Pigeon  1:58:09 (Pop-up)
 
Goblin  Profondo Rosso (Main Title)   Favoriting Fabio  2:07:03 (Pop-up)
Kix  Don't Close Your Eyes   Favoriting Clay Pigeon  2:11:00 (Pop-up)
The Stooges  No Fun   Favoriting Fabio  2:14:20 (Pop-up)
Peter Frampton  I'm In You (AKA "I'm gonna Put it In")   Favoriting Clay Pigeon  2:19:47 (Pop-up)
Arthur Doyle  Love Ship   Favoriting Fabio   
Laurie London  He's got the whole world in his hands   Favoriting Clay Pigeon  2:31:32 (Pop-up)
 
Screamin Jay Hawkins  I Put a Spell On You (Unissued)   Favoriting Fabio  2:36:03 (Pop-up)
Billy Vera & the Beaters  At This Moment   Favoriting Clay Pigeon  2:41:41 (Pop-up)
Hallo Gallo  Blinkgürtel   Favoriting Fabio  2:44:16 (Pop-up)
Journey  Separate Ways   Favoriting Clay Pigeon  2:52:21 (Pop-up)
Chakachas  Jungle Fever   Favoriting Fabio  2:52:38 (Pop-up)
 


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Listener comments!

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chresti:

Ho Hi!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:05pm
Handy Haversack:

Apparently, the single version of Mr. Giant Man sounds a little ... louche? Swinging bachelor type!

Hi, Fabio and Failsafes! I feel stronger already. Now is this Clay's pick or Fabio's?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:05pm
Greg from ZONE 5:

So far so good!
  3:05pm
Brendan:

Jättiläinen
Avatar 🎸 3:05pm
Carmichael:

This is The Cure. I would say Fabio.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:05pm
Bas NL:

Hi Fabio! Failbreakers!
Avatar 3:06pm
TDK60:

Hi Fabio. Is this a special show?
Avatar 3:06pm
HyperDose:

We're not worthy!!
Avatar 3:07pm
TDK60:

Deadpan Reactions was the name of my second band.
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:07pm
Bruce S.:

Hi Ho Fabio and All
  3:07pm
Daybreak & 3rd Sleep Victory:

The Pidge plays the marching band hits!!!!
Avatar 3:08pm
People Like Us:

hooray
Avatar 3:09pm
sphere:

We played the theme to Beverly Hills Cop in marching band. That would be interesting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:09pm
medson:

Will there be a new sheriff in town after today?
  3:09pm
Daybreak & 3rd Sleep Victory:

Unless Fabio is trying to out Clay Clay with his first set!!?
  3:10pm
yippie:

I play the theme to green acres a lot
Avatar 🎸 3:10pm
Carmichael:

Hank Marvin, baby.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:10pm
chresti:

Wow magic!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:11pm
Handy Haversack:

Daybreak: And the rules?? There are no rules!!!
Avatar 3:11pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Speaking of the Captain - great long doc on the Bizarre / Straight labels :
www.youtube.com...
Avatar 3:11pm
sphere:

And the Captain takes on the forces of kitsch, tonight on Strength Through Failure!!!!
Avatar 🎸 3:11pm
Carmichael:

This is your Captain speaking.
  3:11pm
Daybreak & 3rd Sleep Victory:

Medson!
I think we are tying to see if there will be a new Giant Man in Giant Land.
Time will tell!
Avatar 3:11pm
βrian:

Goliath has fallen? The coast is clear!
  3:11pm
Morgan:

all sorts of alternate versions, loved that japanese giant man
Avatar 3:12pm
V Priceless:

Starcastle vs. Can! Woo! You's guys rule!
Avatar 3:12pm
sphere:

Does Vince McMahon have a stake in this?
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:12pm
Bruce S.:

Were these Beefheart records on 45?
  3:12pm
Daybreak & 3rd Sleep Victory:

Handy!
Damn straight!
Rules are for fools!
This is Freeform baby!
  3:13pm
Brendan:

This has a strong Doors feel
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:13pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

Up up and away!
Avatar 🎸 3:13pm
Rev. Turnip Druid:

somehow managed to find a VG+ copy of this Beefheart 7" in a thrift store; best 0.50 ever spent.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:13pm
chresti:

I think they're on drugs?
Avatar 3:13pm
HyperDose:

@chresti or are we?
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:14pm
chresti:

HyperD, that too! They must've smoked a biggie.
Avatar 3:14pm
sphere:

hey Rev. just wanted to let you know I have an Archie-signed copy of the first Velocity Girl 7"
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:14pm
royvis:

¡PARTY TIME IN GIANT LAND!
Avatar 🎸 3:15pm
Carmichael:

That was Ry Cooder on guitar in the Beefheart number. There's an EP on Discogs, but no 45.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:16pm
Jim the Poet:

hey guys
Avatar 🎸 3:16pm
winston legthigh:

hi fabio, failures. let the funfest begin!
Avatar 3:16pm
sphere:

hi Jim
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:17pm
Bruce S.:

Wow Clay in the Afternoon!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:17pm
unpopularfred:

the look of love is in these guys' eyes
Avatar 🎸 3:17pm
Rev. Turnip Druid:

cheers @sphere [3:14] -- That era happened just as I split DC for upstate NY. Wasn't around for the slumberland stuff, but methinks a bunch of that crowd worked for George @ Vinyl Ink rekkids...
Avatar 3:17pm
WO Town Wick:

BFF TIME!!
Avatar 🎸 3:17pm
Carmichael:

1967 US Yellow Brick Road / Abba Zaba on Buddah BDA 9 (BUD 5016/7)
Avatar 3:18pm
sphere:

@ RTD: Actually, I bought it from him at Y&T while he was working there.
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:19pm
Bruce S.:

Thanks Carmichael, I didn't know Beefheart put out singles
Avatar 3:19pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...it's Bert & Ernie Time ! Order Vs. Chaos Muppet
...but - who is which - really...
Avatar 🎸 3:19pm
Rev. Turnip Druid:

AH, i'm thinking of whorl/big jesus trash can re: vinyl ink...
  3:20pm
Morgan:

lol i thought it was japanese
Avatar 3:20pm
sphere:

It was definitely weird in retrospect. After I bought it, I joked "would you like to sign it?" Archie joked back "of course young man!"
Avatar 🎸 3:20pm
Carmichael:

@Bruce: www.bing.com...
  3:21pm
Si:

I know Edgar Broughton's son Luke. He's very talented in his own right and an interesting dude.
Avatar 3:21pm
HyperDose:

Churches have gift shops?
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:21pm
Handy Haversack:

We can ask Satan when Micah summons him.
  3:22pm
Alexis:

Please let's begin the bulling !!! I've been waiting since Clay anounced it !!
Avatar 3:22pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Fabio has has the Hooded Ones up for a photo...
  3:22pm
Morgan:

fabio and clay are like the hottest double date in town on ig
Avatar 🎸 3:23pm
winston legthigh:

now im deaf too
  3:23pm
Tom from Stirling.:

Kobiashi maru. Easy
Avatar 3:23pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...& not like 'I'm Alive' by TheHollies ...sounds like a Rascals jam...
  3:23pm
Morgan:

you guys have style for blocks
  3:23pm
Officer Pupp:

Whoa, this is huge!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:24pm
Greg from ZONE 5:

Great tune! Can't hear it without thinking of Ghostface's "In The Park."
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:24pm
Handy Haversack:

200 points!
Avatar 🎸 3:24pm
Carmichael:

Tommy James wrote this.
Avatar 3:24pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Recorded & mixed hot like a 45 should be.
Avatar 3:24pm
sphere:

Satan is just God's lawyer. Read the Bible, you'll see!
  3:24pm
Sprattus Sprattus:

By the way, vodka not needed, it's KOI VIS TO LAI SET
Avatar 3:25pm
TDK60:

Fabio threw a curveball.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:25pm
Oxidized:

Who does that version of "The Look of Love" that Fabio's been using as bed music lately? I know he named the group a few weeks ago but I forgot.
Avatar 3:25pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Oh yes! TommyJames.
  3:25pm
Tom from Stirling.:

Mighty heavy record for a 9 year old. That explains it
Avatar 3:25pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

BubblePuppy !
Avatar 🎸 3:25pm
Carmichael:

Th'PUPPY!
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TDK60:

Whoa, Clay swings back hard.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:26pm
chresti:

"You're Dead" would be nice after I'm Alive.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:26pm
mrdonutsu:

Oh baby. This is like if Blue Cheer tried to cover Funk 48.
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:26pm
Bruce S.:

Carmichael, Captain Beffheart Videos, excellent, thanks for the tip
Avatar 3:27pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Austin band - sort of in the Elevators' wake.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:27pm
bukowski.:

fee fi fo...finnish?
Avatar 🎸 3:27pm
Rev. Turnip Druid:

After I'm Alive, was half expecting Clay to deliver I'm Alive from the Xanadu soundtrack (ELO), which was released as a single, I'm sure... Pure diamond cheese, irresistable.
Avatar 🎸 3:27pm
Carmichael:

I had this 45 as a kid. May still.
Avatar 3:28pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Carm older sibling had the Puppy 45...
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:28pm
Alvy Singer:

Bubble Puppy said the song title came to them while watching an episode of the Beverly Hillbillies stoned. Granny said Hot Smoke and Sassafras to Jethro and they all thought it would be a cool song title.
Avatar 🎸 3:28pm
Carmichael:

Satan's Cheerleaders??
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:29pm
Handy Haversack:

Good call, chresti!

Welp, 22 clicky-stars for "I'm alive." No audience input on that last one.
Avatar 3:30pm
sphere:

Pidge is adopting the tactics of his opponent! He means to TAKE IT ALL!!!
  3:30pm
Morgan:

ha ha! fancy lads!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:31pm
Handy Haversack:

Just making sure: they're definitely not saying "Handy," right?
Avatar 3:32pm
herb.nyc:

It’s NAP v LEG soccer ch68 now, 0-0. What’s the FAB v PIG score?
  3:32pm
Si:

Buzzcocks! Hell yes!!!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:33pm
Handy Haversack:

29-9 for the home team, by clicky-star, herb.nyc.
  3:33pm
nick:

If they keep up this level of intensity, Clay’s gonna this a chair for sure! Look out!
Avatar 3:33pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Hermits do Davies to Buzzcocks.
So good. Why is that so good. Write me a Thesis.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:33pm
medson:

I forget the method used for tallying the score. But I’m almost sure Clay is waaaaaay ahead so far
  3:33pm
nick:

throw
  3:34pm
Joanna2485555:

I love Fab's 45s. I'm hoping Clay plays some Foghat
Avatar 3:34pm
sphere:

Oh my mistake folks, forgot to take in account the delay in the playlist update. It looks like a straight-up race as usual: Bubblegum vs post-punk & distorto overload.
Avatar 3:34pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I got Fabio 6 - Clay 2.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:34pm
Stevel:

Handy: They are if you want them to. I learned to spell my last name to the Mickey Mouse Club theme l i n, s e n, m a y e r. My mom was tricky, or I was a genius.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:34pm
Rich in Washington, a meatball:

was just today thinking about the Porn Orchard cover of this song with crank call to Larry King.
Avatar 🎸 3:35pm
Carmichael:

Fabio is keeping the castrato music in reserve ...
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:35pm
PaulRobeson1920:

I want to hold your hand! Nice

Hi Hi Hi ya’ll! Warm greetings from Downtown Brooklyn
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:35pm
chris_in_space:

Clay + Fabio = hilarity, six ways to Sunday
  3:35pm
Morgan:

was it fabio who played spandau ballets true for a cruelly long marathon time
Avatar 3:37pm
herb.nyc:

FANDUEL has a crazy spread on this match. Ken should bet and possibly put wfmu over its goal.
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:37pm
Bruce S.:

Love this Buzzcocks song definitly not played enough
Avatar 3:37pm
Clay Pigeon:

Goooood Morning! We are currently tied! 250 each. Please pledge for my pal Fabio. He needs you! wfmu.org. Get his mousepad or whatever he's offering for the Hellraiser/
  3:38pm
Si:

I do hope Pete Shelley eventually got an answer as to why he couldn't touch it
Avatar 🎸 3:38pm
winston legthigh:

hiya paulrobeson1920.
  3:39pm
Aug:

Love that song hush clay
  3:39pm
Morgan:

get his mousepad or whatever
  3:40pm
Morgan:

problematic material
Avatar 3:40pm
HyperDose:

Everyone knows Meds and Clay are in kahoots!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:40pm
Chop Scott:

Great to hear you Gents today!
Omega Man
Avatar 3:40pm
V Priceless:

Omega Man
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VincentNifigance:

Omega man
  3:41pm
Joanna2485555:

Where's the webcam? Fabs--get your Charles straight!
Avatar 3:41pm
Hubig Pie:

Can I point at it ?
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:41pm
Bruce S.:

Omega Man?
  3:41pm
prudy:

Soylent Green!
  3:41pm
Brendan:

It was on TCM the other day
Avatar 🎸 3:41pm
Lixiviated Life:

Clay you're on FIRE
  3:41pm
engineer mike:

Omega man!
Avatar 3:41pm
People Like Us:

"there's no phones ringing!!!"
  3:41pm
Si:

I used to knowa guy called Mike Condoms
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:41pm
I k e:

I Am Legendary Spartacus Zombie?
Avatar 3:41pm
Jersey Cowboy:

Omega man
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:41pm
chresti:

Was'nt there another Captain Beefheart song before Abba Zabba?
  3:41pm
Jim from Tranquility:

Omega man
  3:42pm
?:

OMEGA MAN
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:42pm
Bas NL:

Yes! Omega Man! One rare movie DVD i own..
Avatar 🎸 3:42pm
Lixiviated Life:

You can take this guy Clay
Jab and move
Jab and move
Avatar 🎸 3:42pm
winston legthigh:

somebody please call in on a football phone
  3:42pm
Joanna2485555:

You can always be my cattle prod, Clay
Avatar 3:42pm
People Like Us:

it's a quote from the movie!
Avatar 3:42pm
V Priceless:

Anthony Zerbe was great in that...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:43pm
Hoboken Jack:

Return of the Dream Team!
  3:43pm
Morgan:

chresti i think it was dropout boogie
  3:43pm
Joanna2485555:

What about Boston?
  3:43pm
Renée In Fanwood:

Clay Pigeon and Fabio!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:44pm
chresti:

Right! Thanks Morgan
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:44pm
chris_in_space:

I really hope Clay brought his flute
  3:44pm
Brendan:

That sounds like a Wurlitzer from the mall. They would always have one upfront by the store entrance and some nicely dressed salesman would be playing the hits of the day lounge style.
  3:44pm
Tom from Stirling.:

This is some good, clean WFMU fun. And funny. Only on WFMU. So Pledge. You know you wantsta.
Avatar 3:44pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Nugget. A bit obvious.
'Balloon Farm' reportedly from a quip by Dylan re some club.
Avatar 3:44pm
Clay Pigeon:

Yes Brendan, I love mall organists!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:45pm
Alvy Singer:

Brownsville Station does a cover of A Question of Temperature.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:45pm
Stevel:

RRN63...so, heads bobbing in the crowd? Up there with Talking Heads and Meat Puppets.
Avatar 3:46pm
TDK60:

Clay is rather prepared, Fabio.
Avatar 3:46pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Ooo Alvy. Let's hear that sometime.
Stevel - I'm thinking Word Balloons...
  3:46pm
Tom from Stirling.:

Three Dog Night on background vocals.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:46pm
Franco Twinkie:

Balloon Farm!! This was hot in L.A. for about two weeks when I was in the seventh grade. I would jump out of my chair whenever it was on.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:47pm
JimB:

Carmichael, if there was only one Tower Records in Sacramento, then I've been to that store and it was the only place I ever saw Andy Breckman cds for sale.
Avatar 3:47pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Tom inneresting ! Hear that...
  3:47pm
GroovediggerDan:

Reminds me of King Uszniewicz & His Uszniewicztones
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:47pm
Stevel:

"Don't let me down! [commanding voice]
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:47pm
Rich in Washington, a meatball:

@Brendan: if you were fortunate to have the Wurlitzer store next door to the Hickory Farms - as I was growing up, you could listen to a rousing rendition of Winchester Cathedral while enjoying cheese samples from a hostess in Tyrolean dress.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:47pm
Hoboken Jack:

I feel like I should be in the phone room.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:47pm
Aitch:

The Strangulated Beatoffs is a very fine band name
Avatar 3:48pm
Clay Pigeon:

The phone room of your mind, Jack! We miss ya!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:48pm
steveo:

Hey folks, sorry I'm late. Clay, have you been up for 30 hours?
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:49pm
Handy Haversack:

Just start answering anything you can reach, Jack!
  3:49pm
Morgan:

i never knew there were mall organists
  3:49pm
Sprattus Sprattus:

thoroughly enjoying this bout of Wake Through Failure ♫
Avatar 3:49pm
Clay Pigeon:

Only 22 at this point Handy
  3:49pm
Tom from Stirling.:

This one must be a self-released record because...you know
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:49pm
Aitch:

Morganists
  3:49pm
Glistener MW:

I was really hoping this Fabio timeslot would be… AFTER DARK this week
  3:49pm
Smog on the Tyne:

Greetings everyone from a freezing cold
Northern England.
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:49pm
Bruce S.:

Fabio is going for the Jugular on his picks but clay is hanging steady with the good time vibes
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:50pm
dale:

10 points for whoever put on the fever tree.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:50pm
karlward:

I want them to switch tactics, really want to hear Clay's spin on Satanism
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:51pm
chris_in_space:

"You look like Anton Lavey"
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:52pm
Handy Haversack:

How do you know you're not, karlward?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:52pm
medson:

@morgan Mall organ stores were always next to Hoffritz. The store that would never honor the lifetime warranty on their knives
Avatar 3:52pm
TDK60:

Hi Smog on Tyne. || Clay pulls way ahead, as usual.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:53pm
karlward:

Maybe Clay was born with it. Maybe it's Satanism.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:53pm
dale:

medson - lifetime warranty has come to mean the life of the product, not the purchaser's life.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:53pm
Aitch:

Claytanism?
  3:53pm
Tom from Stirling.:

Precursor to the prog rock we all love
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:53pm
karlward:

I will accept hoodoo as well as Satanism
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:54pm
karlward:

But not prog rock
  3:54pm
Colleen:

CLAY ALL DAY!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:54pm
karlward:

There could be children listening
Avatar 🎸 3:55pm
Carmichael:

@JimB, there were 4 or 5. The Broadway store was the original. The one in my avatar was the Watt Ave store next to Country Club Lanes. Another was across from Sunrise Mall.
Avatar 3:55pm
Clay Pigeon:

Yes Colleeeeeeen!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:55pm
karlward:

This Marsha Hunt is burning the house down
  3:55pm
GroovediggerDan:

I spillded my glinters
Avatar 3:56pm
TDK60:

Fabio choice stuns, Clay must think fast...
Avatar 3:56pm
Hubig Pie:

Your mammy, your pappy, your paltry eyeball ?
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:56pm
dale:

NOOOOOOOOoooooooooo............
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:57pm
chris_in_space:

Oh yes, Hang Fire up the Gremlin!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:57pm
dale:

(said like gorilla general)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:57pm
karlward:

Clay is this the 45 I mailed you? With the pigeon sketch on the sleeve?
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:57pm
Bruce S.:

When your in a jam, play the Stones
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Clay Pigeon:

Yes Karl!!!!!!
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karlward:

That is just awesome
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karlward:

That was like 3 years ago
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winston legthigh:

stones for a thousand please alex
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chris_in_space:

@karlward this really is awesome.
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Ike:

Score according to my tally:
Fabio ∞
Clay -47,000,0000
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HyperDose:

🦀 🎩
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dale:

i have a white metal detector. good product.
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karlward:

"Hang Fire" is a jam, you just don't know
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dale:

2000 light years from home is fabio's jam.
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TDK60:

That was a perky Rollings single. Clay obviously way ahead.
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Greg from ZONE 5:

Clay & Fab are the original Odd Couple!
  4:01pm
Morgan:

you dont like Under Cover of the Night Fabio
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Glistener MW:

"Hang Fire" is the Best Worst Stones song, and I'll never tire of its MIDI-sax. a Wake classic! or at least klassik.
  4:02pm
Tom from Stirling.:

You burn me up I'm a radio
  4:03pm
Kofer:

Słyszę głos Claya - czy mamy już 12-tą w Polsce?
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winston legthigh:

i wanna soul patch
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Ike:

@G MW, I’m a night owl and haven’t tuned in lately. How’s that a Wake classic? Clay isn’t allowed to play his own horrible choices now, is he? Someone with actual taste still programs Wake, don’t they?
  4:04pm
Tom from Stirling.:

Clay said, "my pleasure". He dare not say 'no problem" in Fabio's presence.
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PaulRobeson1920:

Fabio has a strong lead
  4:05pm
Listener Robert:

Fabio cheating by working blue?
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Glistener MW:

"Look, if there HAS to be beatoffs, they might as well be strangulated." -- Former UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali.
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sphere:

We all know that Fabio will win, right?
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Bruce S.:

WMCA
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chresti:

I had a radio on all night, it was on my "vanity".
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dale:

clay listened to KORN.
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Lixiviated Life:

WBAI back in the early 70's
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luka:

did i miss hang fire
  4:08pm
Listener Robert:

WLIR for those who could get it.
  4:09pm
Morgan:

my people, the got hit with a shoe generation
  4:09pm
John Cozz:

Hearing clay in the afternoon made me short circuit
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Lixiviated Life:

(wasn't always music but they were free-form in many ways)
  4:09pm
Morgan:

LIR was magic
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Bruce S.:

Yeah Fabio must have listened to WBAI in the 70s
  4:09pm
JG Ballard:

I'll drive.
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Handy Haversack:

Sorry, luka. Clay might do a bring-back, though, if he sees a path to victory!
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sphere:

WARM
LEATHERETTE
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

WOM.
  4:10pm
Lord Jimz:

love it
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Lixiviated Life:

My Italian mother was a dead shot from across the apartment with a shoe or a wooden spoon
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unpopularfred:

Pidge played this the other day
  4:10pm
Daybreak & 3rd Sleep Victory:

I like my leatherette refreshingly chilled. But to each his or her own!
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Pauly from Clifton:

@Kofer WFMU potrzebuje trochę zloty. Clay jest gościem Fabio.
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Stevel:

"Quick..."
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Clay Pigeon:

He copies me, Fred. Constantly. Especially in recent years.
  4:11pm
Morgan:

lix i was going to bring up wooden spoons but i thought it was too much
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Clay, did you get you nap?
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Bas NL:

Meager factoid. I.. once.. had lunch sitting opposite Daniel Miller.
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sphere:

@ Clay Pidgeon - I haven't heard any Eagles on this show, so maybe not. :)
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chresti:

Did not get hit because I'd start screaming enough that my mother would change her mind about punishing me.
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TDK60:

Seems like Fabio has stolen the ball and now is on offensive.
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Stevel:

This is the kind of song that could derail a date.
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efd:

I had this Normal record with me the last two weeks and didn't get to it! Happy to hear it now, and this entire show is a delight.
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HyperDose:

Quick, someone send a delivery of Sanka to the station before Clay passes out and can't get his zingers in!
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Daybreak & 3rd Sleep Victory:

SOMEBODY SCREAM!!!!
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steveo:

@Stevel are you suggesting a version of warm leatherette where they're on a train?
  4:13pm
dayfid:

Go clay!
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sphere:

@ Clay - sorry for misspelling your name. that damn "d" always creeps in.
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Stevel:

steveo: I may or may not.
  4:14pm
Joanna2485555:

I'd love it if they did an on-air stream of a thumb wrestling match
  4:14pm
GroovediggerDan:

This is like the intro to a 70s sitcom about cough syrup fans
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dale:

i pre clicky starred this one.
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Ike:

@GDan, LOLOLOLOL. That Dale Bacon record was so incredibly bad it made me think I’d taken some rancid expired cough syrup from 1977. Minus 300 points!
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

Love that WFMU. It's rife with mennonite sensibilities.
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tayne:

Warm Leatherette is a very widely-favorited song: www.wfmu.org...
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dale:

driven into the ground? WHAT ABOUT LEIKELI47!!!
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WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

I dunno...the Dale Bacon sounded like someone who would go on to play in Up With People.
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chresti:

DJ wrestling
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Lixiviated Life:

Clay,
You got him on the ropes.
He's loopy.
Stick & Move Clay
Stick and move
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Handy Haversack:

Well, somehow I have to tear myself away and head home. I will tune in immediately to see where the agon stands!

Clay, I bet "Talkin' to Myself" would sway the crows!

OK, see youse all soon.
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sphere:

Totes agree with Ike. Clay, you deserve no points and may God have mercy on your soul.
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Handy Haversack:

Er, "crows" = "crowd."
  4:17pm
Joanna2485555:

hey, what about a failure tote bag--when is that gonna happen?
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winston legthigh:

stand clear of the closing doors handy
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TDK60:

Sounds like Clay's now lagging right behind Fab.
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Handy Haversack:

They better stand clear of *me*!
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WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

The Strength Through Failure tote will not have an open top, so you can't put stuff in it.
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sphere:

Any song named "Circus of Death" is automatically a band in the points column
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medson:

I can’t wrap my head around the scoring system until I hear it explained then it all makes sense.
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chresti:

The tote's opening is on the bottom, Woods.
  4:19pm
Joanna2485555:

Hey Woods--or it will have an open bottom and top?
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Stevel:

Deeper Human League cut, at least for me. Isn't that worth 17.834 points?
  4:20pm
Morgan:

wow i dont know this human league
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Clay Pigeon:

It really does Medson. I have no interest in cheating.
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WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

@Joanna2485555: I like it!
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dale:

it's a little self-important but good nonetheless.
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Bruce S.:

Circus of Death,Genocide Utopia, Walk on Guilded Splinters I'm sensing a patern in Fabio's Picks
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Stevel:

Reminds me of I Am The Law
  4:21pm
sydnius:

Clay hit him with some Echo & The Bunnymen, he’ll never see it coming
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Woo:

I LOVE this Grand Funk song
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PaulRobeson1920:

I’m in LoVe with a girl! Oh yes
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Bruce S.:

Just Please no REO Speedwagon
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Ike:

@sphere@4:16, thanks, glad to see someone else around here has some sense. Let’s roll Clay in some Old Bay seasoning and let the weirdest-looking fish in the Inner Harbor aquarium nibble on him.
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dale:

should busted out i'm your captain (closer to home).
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TDK60:

Clay losing steam. WFMU production staff: get Clay some coffee.
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Motobro:

Sweet Grand Funk tune boys
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chresti:

The tote tube would come with a complimentary binder clip for the bottom
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

League > Railroad.
Don't argue.
  4:23pm
Polyus:

All the times I heard this as a little kid and I never realized until now that it was Grand Funk.
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Aitch:

>>>
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Alvy Singer:

One of Grand Funk's last charting hits. It hit #50 in 1975.
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Ike:

@Bruce S, no no, do not summon the accursed Wagon by mentioning the accursed Wagon!
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HyperDose:

Ohhhh yeah
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karlward:

Whoa I'm starting to feel it
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WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

Strength Through Failure Tote Tube: I WANT IT!!
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sphere:

I love the original Sleepwalk so much that it's just hard to listen to the overlapped version.
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karlward:

How long does it last?
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Bruce S.:

That Grand Funk record had some nice harmony on it
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Johnny Allen for the Win...
  4:25pm
GroovediggerDan:

Fab twisting the knife on Clay now..."And this is for you!"
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TDK60:

Both sides losing control of the ball, don't know how...
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PaulRobeson1920:

Bases loaded, top of the 4th inning
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Sprattus Sprattus:

We're not even out of the beach yet
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Woo:

Santo & Johnny abused!
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StringOFperils:

Aw...late for this...dag nabbit. Oh well, here now...
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...just saw in that doc linked to earlier that Zappa played on some GrandFunk track...
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Greg from ZONE 5:

RICHIIIIIIEEEEEE!!!!
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dale:

TIMOTHY
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dale:

clay always breaks this one out.
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cuspidor:

mm, timmy meat
  4:27pm
GroovediggerDan:

The BEST cannibalism song that the Pina Colada guy did
  4:27pm
Listener Robert:

He plays this a lot too.
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mrdonutsu:

Now who's going for the ol' standby?
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Jeff Moore:

Who was that fucking up Sleepwalk? Who do you think you are, Johnny Allen?
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mrdonutsu:

500 points for Fab because now I'm hungry!
  4:28pm
LP Stevenson:

Feeling a mite peckish right now...
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slugluv1313:

TIMOTHYYYYYYYYYY!!!!
this was a minor hit when i was little, not until years later did i learn that it was about cannibalism
  4:29pm
bLeubombersune:

Clay & Fabio poor timothy fodder for lost miners
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nathan:

timothy spoke in class today
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dale:

i wanna hear some starbuck.
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Bruce S.:

Clay is definitly standing his ground with some solid picks
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

SANTO WINS
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

¡VIVA SANTO!
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Ike:

Buoys not as terrible as Clay’s other choices. +1 point for Clay. Score is now:
Fabio: 69,000,000 points
Clay: 1 point
  4:30pm
Ed:

I haven't heard that song since I was a kid when they suddenly pulled it off the air.
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unpopularfred:

started paying attention just in time to catch the twist ending
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βrian:

Fabio should threaten to kiln him.
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slugluv1313:

@dale -- Starland Vocal Band too :)
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Hydroplane:

Loved that krautrock drum beat
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unpopularfred:

if only Babs had recorded Timothy
  4:31pm
Ochre Ogre:

Timothy tastes like pork.
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sphere:

TIMOTHY was lame. At least the Santo & Jonny was interesting.
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Ike:

Oops, I miscalculated. Anton LaVey lookalike rules are in effect. Fabio’s score is actually: 666,696,969 points.
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

Kings Highway! Hot Bagels!
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Hubig Pie:

Rupert Holmes went to high school in Albuquerque
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Bruce S.:

Hey Kings Highway
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Lixiviated Life:

Clay,
Fabio's just making stuff up now.
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StringOFperils:

Yeah, that was next-level Santo & Johnny, like it was gonna go there eventually.
  4:32pm
bLeubombersune:

Clay cannibalism appeals to all Iowa natives, was timothy your neighbour
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Hydroplane:

It's quite simple, I've got a complex
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Juli:

Are we holding Clay hostage?
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Juli:

What is going on?
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PaulRobeson1920:

Starting to rain. 5th inning. Night game under the lights
  4:33pm
Tom from Stirling.:

Surfer Dan: wasn't that The Turtles?
  4:33pm
Accordion To Phil:

I think satriani did sleepwalk!
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βrian:

I've got a simplex ...
  4:33pm
Accordion To Phil:

He listened to you
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Now you have to play Harbinger Complex.
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dale:

we're coming to your house for a party juli - you got a hundred dollars for beer and bugles.
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Hydroplane:

Dale Bacon is like a midwestern mobster name
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...wipeout yer simplex...
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Woo:

Bad Time on All the Girls in the World Beware!!!
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Will the Sound Guy:

Hello Fabio, Clay, and all!
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StringOFperils:

Dale Bacon sounds more palatable than Timothy.
  4:34pm
Tom from Stirling.:

Dale Berra? Oh, Dale Bacon. Not Waken, Bacon.
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sphere:

OMG! Joe Satriani actually DID Sleepwalk!

youtu.be...
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Lizardner Dave !:

Warm Leatherette is the nearest thing to an overplayed song on WFMU.
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dale:

someone on the station played it yesterday so i deducted for overplaying it.
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thegrape:

I have a couple of 99 Records stickers (unused)
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Juli:

Hahahah
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karlward:

Clay hasn't even gotten to the part where all the taxes are added up, Fabio doesn't have a chance
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WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

C'mon Clay: Starcastle, Head East....YOU CAN DO IT!
  4:36pm
bLeubombersune:

clay definitely an audit on your counting system at end of programme
  4:36pm
bobobobobob Milwaukee:

Cle'Cle' pidgeon...i could not find one stitch of information that says 3 dog night sings backround on that Balloon Farm song..tell me where u heard or seen that????
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tayne:

Next most recent play of Warm Leatherette on Strength Through Failure was Oct 17, 2019: www.wfmu.org...
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sphere:

the most overplayed WFMU song is possibly "Working as a waitress in a cocktail bar."
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dale:

rhizospehere! good album.
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HyperDose:

@sphere This Deftones one is pretty sweet. Originally appeared on the Aussie import of Minerva: www.youtube.com...
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Bruce S.:

I love Heldon go for it
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Juli:

Sideways Laughing Smiley Face Emoji
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Woo:

TVOD is the flip side of Warm Leatherette.
  4:37pm
Ochre Ogre:

Yay Clay!! Please, no Foghat.
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Juli:

Yes this is exciting!

Haha
  4:37pm
bobobob:

heldon also worked with ENO
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winston legthigh:

thank you for that deftones hyper
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The youth of WFMU!
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karlward:

I do not understand the Florida panhandle accent on this track
  4:38pm
headlesscolin:

how’s the point system work?
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KenW:

Brother, tuning in late,,,, thrilled to have just doubled my pledge for this year, YOU/ STF ARE WORTH IT!
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dave wuz here:

non oui oui on me merci
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βrian:

I've got my beaver-skin hat on while I paddle my birch canoe.
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StringOFperils:

Some guy at the depanneur complaining about the radio station.
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KenW:

And YAHOOOOOO, Howdy Clay, The Dream Team in the Haus!
  4:40pm
Listener Robert:

Advanced Playlist Search shows Fablio last played "Warm Leatherette" on Oct 17, 2019, and then before that on Oct 19, 2017, which suggests Fablio trots this out every other whatever-this-thing-is-called. But Mr. Pigeon played it just days ago, so that cancels it out.
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JeremyB:

Fabio gets points for this one!
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bLeubombersune:

Fabio "Le Voyageur" C'est un point 1000
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Hydroplane:

This sounds like Fabio's voice
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Clay Pigeon:

Satriani did it????? I actually told him to/ He scoffed. And then that SOB did it! -25 points.
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Bruce S.:

I've never heard any Richard Pinhas that I didn't love
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dale:

good stuff this.
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VincentNifigance:

What’s Favio’s goal at? Can’t see on my phone for some reason.
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VincentNifigance:

Fab…
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Accordion To Phil:

@Clay ahahahaha
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Nuggets booklet :
...' Surprisingly little is known about the NYC group ...At least some - maybe all - of the BalloonFarm were previously in a group called Adam ...one of the song's writers...was Mike Appel, later a writer for The Partridge Family & the manager of Bruse Springsteen. '
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winston legthigh:

favio might stick vincent
  4:41pm
Listener Robert:

What's fab, Vincent?
  4:42pm
yippie:

yes David peel with Yoko Ono
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yay DavidPeel.
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Clay Pigeon:

Fab just needs a little over $600 bucks. C'mon! Pledge now at wfmu.org and help him over the top!!!!!
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Bruce S.:

Clay hits a homer with David Peel!
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TDK60:

Clay dashes past Fabio with DP & TLES & Yoko!
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StringOFperils:

Turn up the levels on this and make us say Uncle.
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VincentNifigance:

@Listener Robert: Fabio’s proximity to his goal, apparently!
  4:43pm
Tom from Stirling.:

Yoko: the voice of an angel ( in disguise )
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KenW:

I'm forever Team Fabio, but damn Clay, GREAT choice!
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Laurie H:

Yay Yoko!
  4:43pm
JeremyB:

David Peel is a bold choice! Points!!!
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DJ Guin:

::quietly wonders if Yoko is extorting Clay::
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Blix:

100 points to Clay for saying something that Joe Satriani thought was uncool.
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Carmichael:

I know what Fabio has stashed away for the knockout punches ... 🤞
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herb.nyc:

Kings highway? I’m 1 mile from it now, visiting mom.
Joe satriani? In TV Smith road trip memoirs, I think TV spends night at fans house. There’s a son. Son Invites TV to his bedroom. Is a poster of Joe Satriani. TV is very surprised.
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Tom from Stirling.:

My father loved this song.
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Dave in Vermont:

Well, Clay should definitely get a point for knowing Yoko Ono is someone in addition to John Lennon's wife.
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Carmichael:

I don't understand what the buzz is about Yoko. Friggin' banshee ...
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yippie:

im gonna sew a jolly rolger on my leather jacket tonite
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mrdonutsu:

This is like a trick question — David Peel is SOOO Clay — but then Yoko!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Didn't know this track. Dig it.
  4:45pm
Tom from Stirling.:

Was this song done in one take?
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Carmichael:

No takes.
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mrdonutsu:

If only Peel had done a pot-themed cover of We're an American Band!
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Bruce S.:

This is like Washington Square Park 1976
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karlward:

Is this still Yoko?
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karlward:

Feel like I hear her in the background there
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Bruce S.:

not this, the Peel
  4:46pm
Ochre Ogre:

Great way back message, Amerika, Wake Up!
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

th'CAT MOTEL wins the game. No recovery. I have spoken.
  4:47pm
yippie:

even Washington square park in 2015
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HyperDose:

Her frog-like range is incredible
  4:47pm
GroovediggerDan:

Ah yes, the timeless "Fart in a Pringles can"
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StringOFperils:

Jiminy Cricket in the electric chair.
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Carmichael:

This is obviously the let's get weird set.
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TDK60:

Clay far in lead. Fabio just reverts to regular show..
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captain beef fart:

What about the ayahuasca enemas?
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unpopularfred:

It's got a good beat and is fun to dance to
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chris in the redwoods:

the gloves are definitely off
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Carmichael:

Fabio's gonna throw Clay a curveball and play Winger.
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Bruce S.:

This was out as a single?
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WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

@Carmichael: Winger and then Poison
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unpopularfred:

(I wrote that before the beat kicked in)
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sydnius:

Hi Bob
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Tom from Stirling.:

My father loved this song too! His favorite. Ths is probably when Fabio got a slipper thrown at him.
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Bruce S.:

Strong challenge from Fab
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DJ Guin:

this show reminds of that Beatles Vs. Four Seasons Record on the Vee-Jay label
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cuspidor:

uh oh
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captain beef fart:

oh no
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sphere:

OH NO. minus a million points.
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karlward:

Blech
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steveo:

-10
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sydnius:

F
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Jeff Moore:

What??
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dave wuz here:

oof
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Jason from Houston:

LOL
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ryansterlingvirtue:

This is true failure! The show lives up to its name!
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Flaco:

PERSONAL FOUL!
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steveo:

lol or a million, sure
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Bruce S.:

Clay I think you Just got sacked for 15 yards
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bobobobob:

clay loses points for mis information by sayin 3 dog night sang backround on that Balloon farm song
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Ed:

aaaaghh. Did WFMU just get bought by KRock?
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Dave in Vermont:

negative points-play a Christie Brinkley song
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captain beef fart:

Clay is probably giggling uncontrollably right now. I hope.
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This cannot be happening
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efd:

This Billy Joel is an unforced error from which Clay cannot recover. Game over, Fabio wins.
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Jeff Moore:

TROLLING!
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mrdonutsu:

The crowd goes mild.

IT'S MORE THAN MILD
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Fabio:

Hey everybody. A big thank you to Clay Pigeon for coming out of his sleep-time to do this for me and you. you could help out the station by pledging your support during this October fundraiser...
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bradford:

Iron and coke And chromium steel
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Hoboken Pete:

Haha
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Will the Sound Guy:

Lol
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dale:

c'mon - the dude made a baby with christy brinkley! he deserves SOME credit.
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karlward:

Fabio might pull the fire alarm on this one
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Power Papi:

This is actually my favorite Billy Joel song.
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

Clay stoops to rage points.
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KenW:

Negative 10000000000000000000 BJ
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Flaco:

YOU'RE SOAKING IT.
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yippie:

billy Joel even references Sullivan street off Washington Square Park in his heart attack-ack-ack-ack-ack song
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StringOFperils:

30 days in Rikers for playing Billy Joel
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Analog Nights:

I got a bad haircut from a guy wearing a faded black Billy Joel tour shirt.
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Fishtown Mike:

Bold move with the Billy Joel. Normally it's a hard no, but I'm digging it...until Fabio stepped all over it.
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Juli:

Hahahah I was enjoying that by accident haha this is hilarious
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Ochre Ogre:

mrdonutsu- D Peel came close:
I pledge allegiance
To the bag
Of marijuana.
Made in Mexico.
And to the republic.
That′s always stoned.
One nickel or a dime,
Of marijuana forever.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...see - BillyJoel is so obscure - he needs that 'homage'...
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Flaco:

* IN IT
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karlward:

Oddly enough, pulling the fire alarm to disrupt "Allentown" gets you 350 points and a certificate of merit from the City
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Bas NL:

Consistently inconsistent.
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bLeubombersune:

Fabio i would definitely object , demand a recount take that Joel whatever his name song off
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Tom from Stirling.:

Eddie Money would have been a good Long Island artist as a single.
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efd:

Now whenever anyone uses the playlist search to see who’s played Billy Joel on WFMU Fabio’s name will come up.
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medson:

Start the record over again
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Woo:

I can't hear the song.
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worst song ever played on WFMU. Fabio winner by TKO
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TDK60:

Does this Billy J have some protest lyrics?
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bobobobobob:

clay loses points for misinformation on 3 dog night and Question temperature
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steveo:

lol efd
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chresti:

Blecch
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Carmichael:

This is it, it's over. The person never to be named was played. Pull the plug.
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Juli:

Some Billy Joel is technically good: even
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Bruce S.:

Good Point EFD
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Woo:

Safe and restful sleep sleep sleep
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Hydroplane:

Billy Joel side A Derek Bailey side B
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captain beef fart:

Brilliant move, Clay!
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Clay Pigeon:

HAHA EFD!!!!! Success!!!
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Brendan:

Thank God. I thought we were going to hear some Michael Bolton next.
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The Butterman:

Props to my hero Clay for playing my school’s ( my work) Raider Marching Band. I was driving and getting my teeth cleaned so I couldn’t comment in real time.
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Listener Robert:

"A cleanser" must be what Vincent meant by "Fab".
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Carmichael:

HA, woo!
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JG:

Fab is going to pull out the Mongolian Throat music now for sure
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Hydroplane:

all fartsy no artsy
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Zeke:

Kayfabe-insane Clay Pigeon and straight man Fabio back together! Great show, thanks!
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GroovediggerDan:

Revenge of the Foley Artists
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Carmichael:

Don't ever asy that out loud, Juli.
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Bas NL:

Successfully derailed that one, Fabio!
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

Send in the shamans. BJ = chemical warfare, or at least in defiance of Geneva Convention.
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unpopularfred:

I, for one, enjoyed watching the comments board blow up
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dale:

haven't heard poco yet. will it be rose of cimarron?
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Juli:

Hahahahahhaha excellent
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efd:

But at what cost, @Clay. At what cost.
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DJ Guin:

@Juli - hearing loss so early in your youth?
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Flaco:

Still not cleansed. BJ is a stain that never comes out.
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steveo:

this sax is tearing all the factories down, amirite?
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WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

Brotzmann on a 45? Dang.
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Jeff Moore:

This is Fabio's equivalent of burning squonky sage
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Tom from Stirling.:

This is the B side to 'Two Tickets to Paradiise" Good one
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HyperDose:

This has to be driving Clay stark raving mad
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steveo:

Juli, congrats on your win y'day
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wizard frog:

That be some thorough Billy cleansing
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PaulRobeson1920:

FABIO WINS
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Clay Pigeon:

Don't be afraid to say it Juli. You are brave and honest.
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Carmichael:

That belongs to Breckman, Dale. Clay's more of a Loggins & Messina man.
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Ike:

Birchville, 300 points
Billy Joel, not as terrible as people say, +0.25 points for Clay, but then Clay fouled by questioning Fabio’s masculinity like some kind of brain-dead high-school jock: minus 300 points for embarrassing banter failure
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Juli:

SO I've been told: Haha

I dig the worst of songs tbh
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bLeubombersune:

faust or einstruzende neubauten wil drive all evil from the studio
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dale:

clay - you got your sound effects? this needs a ho ho ho or a hysterical scream.
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sydnius:

Clowncore. Ukno.
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WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

The A side was Yackity Sax
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

HEAVY. Not even Pousette-Dart can save Clay now.
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bobobobob:

EFD...where can i find info on 3 dog night and Balloon Farm???
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Glistener MW:

Now THAT'S What I Call Fabio!!! (Vol. 37)
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Hydroplane:

I'm imagining this solo over the joel piano chords and it's a neat mashup
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Alvy Singer:

If it makes money for the station, play it. Hell, play Captain Jack.
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Juli:

I love playing the hits: for in your face factor and for fun.

But I also love this.
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Knurled Robot:

More yachtrock!
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efd:

@bobobobob Wikipedia?
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Lizardner Dave !:

Someone get the cat off the piano.
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DJ Guin:

I am waiting for Fabio to play "Theme from Guantanamo Bay"
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Flaco:

Careful. Clay will counter with Bread.
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nick:

Don’t take this lying down Clay - time for some Yacht
Rock
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Juli:

It pretty>
Almost cried
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Good palette cleanser. Big points.
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Lizardner Dave !:

Someone play some Jandek.
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Hydroplane:

"huh? my kid could do this!" says man from suburbs
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Juli:

Point for Fabio
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Bruce S.:

The Hits Yes, but Billy Joel? I don't think so
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StringOFperils:

Big toilet. Appropriate.
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Carmichael:

HA HA HA, Clay, jesus, grasping at straws.
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dale:

i could go for a microwave jimmy dean breakfast sammich.
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sydnius:

Did the show restart
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unpopularfred:

Rex Rademaker digs Peter Brotzmann
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

OK, for once, Clay gets nostalgia points from the rev. Only this or Edmond Fitz would do it.
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Clay Pigeon:

Only $500 left to go for Fabio!!!!!! Pledge now wfmu.org Help him make his goal TODAY!!!! Thank you!!!!
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Woo:

Big John had a good Body Mass Index. I vote for Big John
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

'My kid could do this.'
- Madge Brotzmann
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Juli:

I was told his first album was good then he got bad: as we all can see.
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The Oscar:

Deadbolt did a great cover of "Big Bad John" a while back-- it was a completely faithful rendition, but includes an extra verse where John gets out of the mine and beats up all the guys who left him down there.
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TDK60:

Or Dominique by those nuns.
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PaulRobeson1920:

@Hydroplane Hi Hi Hi Hydroplane!
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Ochre Ogre:

That's the kind of sax playing required to clear the foul air of a Jilly Boel song.
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Bruce S.:

Clay sorry no points for a played out record
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-Ken:

Fabio, to EFD's point, you may want to mis-spell Billy Joel's name on your playlist as "Billy J0el" for example, so that your name is not dragged through the mud next time somebody searches our site for BJ
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dale:

maybe big john could have eaten timothy first and thought this out.
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Juli:

His hits are ouch. And owie.
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Hydroplane:

@Paul hello :)
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Flaco:

My stepfather used to sing this song. When he was drunk.
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bLeubombersune:

but Timothy did breath his last
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StringOFperils:

Were his sausages any better?
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GroovediggerDan:

Hopefully John took Dale Freakin Bacon with him down to the depths
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BillyKid:

Love this parody of Irving the Jewish Cowboy
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steveo:

"0 playlists found where Artist starts with "billy j0el""
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Same Ol’:

Big John needs UMWA.
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dakfinch:

Clay throws BJ haymaker, Fab strikes back with Brotz, now Clay trys to settle in with Big John. May have thrown the haymaker a little early. Unless there's a bigger surprise.
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

Hearing Big Bad John for the first time in like 40 years makes it seem like the birth of The Residents
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Fishtown Mike:

Two mine disaster songs, do i see some Bee Gees on the horizon?
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PaulRobeson1920:

Rain is picking up. Clay’s team has a man on 1st and 3rd- 2 outs
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Glistener MW:

I do hope one of you follows up “Big Bad John” with Ween’s “Big Jilm”!
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dale:

i liked jimmy dean in diamonds are forever. he probably got the part for catering the crews breakfast for free.
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Hydroplane:

Jilly Bowel
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DJ Guin:

here's some cringe worry crap for ya: www.youtube.com...
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Will the Sound Guy:

Staysh speaks the truth, missssspell the hellllll outta it
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Flaco:

Yes, Hydroplane.
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Juli:

Hahaha
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...fryin' a pea protein sausage in Jimmy's honor...
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Juli:

I WAS PREDICTABLE HAHA HOLD ON NOW

I am still voting haha
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PaulRobeson1920:

@Hydroplane hey Hydro, I’m wondering what do you do for money? & it’s OK, ya don’t have to answer
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dale:

voice of an angel? glad i'm going to the other place.
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StringOFperils:

Voice of an angle.
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chresti:

I said BLECCCH to Billy Joel
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Hydroplane:

@PaulRobeson1920 I just coast along the surface, you know?
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Juli:

I supported your BILLY JOEL, Clay

Haha
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