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Songs and sounds to delight a wide variety of animals. Play this show for your cat, dog, turtle, parrot, fish or any animal you happen to know.

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Options November 13, 2021: Songs About Cats

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Artist Track Album Label Year Approx. start time
Dionne Warwick  Track of the Cat   Options Track of the Cat  Warner Bros.  1975  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Ian McDougall/Ron Johnston/Oliver Gannon  Cats Dont Have Eyebrows   Options Three  Energy  1976  0:06:36 (Pop‑up)
Fitz Gore & The Talismen  Gisela (Lion Rock)   Options s/t  Perfect Toy  2021  0:14:39 (Pop‑up)
Kathy Mar  Little Green Eyes   Options Plus Ca Change  Thor  1988  0:20:13 (Pop‑up)
Terry Friend  Tiger   Options Come The Day  Tramp  1977  0:25:07 (Pop‑up)
 
Durul Gence  Black Cat   Options Black Cat  Finders Keepers  2019  0:33:27 (Pop‑up)
Dando Shaft  Cat Song   Options no album  youngblood  1969  0:35:51 (Pop‑up)
Bob Gilbert  Tiger Paws   Options no album  Bal Records  1973  0:38:14 (Pop‑up)
Little Marcy  I Love Little Pussy   Options Sings Nursery Rhymes  no label  1967  0:41:12 (Pop‑up)
El Conjunto Fabuloso  El Gato Gordo   Options no album  Deja Music  1980  0:42:20 (Pop‑up)
Citadel  Tom Cat   Options S/T  Boltax  1979  0:46:22 (Pop‑up)
Bubbles  Zap N' Cat   Options no album  Decca  1975  0:50:39 (Pop‑up)
Metropolis  Stray Cat   Options no album  FGS  no year  0:53:04 (Pop‑up)
James Last  Tiger Feet   Options Non Stop Dancing  Polydor  1974  0:55:32 (Pop‑up)
Peter Laine & His Musical Sound  Tiger Walk   Options no album  soul vista  no year  0:56:58 (Pop‑up)
 
Jean Ritchie  With Kitty I'll Go   Options A Time For Singing  Warner Bros.  1965  1:04:43 (Pop‑up)
Felix and the Nightowls  The Cats Meow   Options no album  Titan  1963  1:06:18 (Pop‑up)
Arabesqie  City Cats   Options City Cats  Horzu  1979  1:07:57 (Pop‑up)
Friends  Cats In the Cradle   Options S/T  Wright Way Records  1975  1:10:50 (Pop‑up)
Dark  The Cat   Options Round the Edges  ISIS  1972  1:14:02 (Pop‑up)
Montage  I Shall Call Her Mary   Options no album  Laurie  1968  1:19:19 (Pop‑up)
Waukesha South High School Jazz Ensemble  Meet A Cheetah   Options 1977-1978  no label  1978  1:21:33 (Pop‑up)
Jean Ritchie  Kitty Alone   Options Childrens Games and Songs From the Southern Mountains  Folkways  1975  1:27:04 (Pop‑up)
 
David Kershenbaum  White Velvet Cat   Options no album  Capitol  1968  1:33:13 (Pop‑up)
Lotus Land  Mr. Lion   Options no album  cbs  1968  1:35:33 (Pop‑up)
Unknown Artist  Puss in Boots   Options no album  passage records  no year  1:38:24 (Pop‑up)
Arena  Scrichell Cat   Options S/T  Crystal Clear  1975  1:40:07 (Pop‑up)
Paolo Casa  Tigers   Options Nature  Wild Cat  1977  1:46:39 (Pop‑up)
Hank The Knife and The Jets  Crazy Cats   Options no album  EMI  1976  1:49:50 (Pop‑up)
Raffaella Carrà  Black Cat   Options Hay Que Venir Al Sur  CBS  1978  1:53:03 (Pop‑up)
Rick Hipple  Eye of the Tiger   Options S/T  no label  no year  1:56:53 (Pop‑up)
 
Mike Hudson  Tom Cat   Options The Many Sides of Mike Hudson  M & M  no year  2:04:08 (Pop‑up)
The Eastern Gang  Dry Cat   Options no album  Invitation  1979  2:06:40 (Pop‑up)
Sam Sak Band  Meow Thai   Options no album  no label  no year  2:10:49 (Pop‑up)
Sylvia Robinson  Pussy Cat   Options The Sensuous Sounds of Sylvia  Vibration  1975  2:13:18 (Pop‑up)
Rastus  Black Cat   Options S/t  no label  1971  2:16:01 (Pop‑up)
Matt Southard  The Cat   Options The Cat  Nova  1986  2:19:02 (Pop‑up)
Arcesia  White Panther   Options Reachin'  Alpha Records  1972  2:21:51 (Pop‑up)
Antonella  ...Un Gatto!   Options no album  Belldisc Italiana  1969  2:24:22 (Pop‑up)
Plymouth Rock  Tiger   Options no album  no label  1972  2:27:37 (Pop‑up)
 
Circuit Rider  Old Charlie Polecat   Options S/T  Numero Group  1980  2:35:49 (Pop‑up)
Life  Cat's Eyes   Options no album  Philips  1973  2:38:34 (Pop‑up)
Zior  Cat's Eyes   Options no album  Nepentha  1971  2:40:49 (Pop‑up)
Tinglado 13  Rossy Cat   Options no album  Iberia  1975  2:43:26 (Pop‑up)
Norma Tanega  Walkin My Cat Named Dog   Options Walkin' My Cat Named Dog  New Voice Records  1966  2:45:36 (Pop‑up)
Great Djeli  Blue Panther   Options S/T  GP  1981  2:47:53 (Pop‑up)
Petites Annonces  Le Chat Qui Regardait La Lune, De Derriere La Fenetre   Options S/T  no label  1981  2:51:48 (Pop‑up)
Kinloch Nelson  Kittens   Options Partly On Time: Recordings 1968-1970  Tomkins Square  2019  2:54:36 (Pop‑up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:02am happymaan:

Hello Micah, I've been looking forward to what you're going to do with BadAnimals.
  6:05am Cooh John:

Good morning, Micah. This will be interesting. Sheila played this yesterday. Meeeeoooow!
  6:06am Jackie G:

Hi, did you wear your PJs to the station? It so early.
And dark!
  6:07am P-90:

*meow*
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:07am micah:

no not my PJ's Jackie, my cat suit
  6:08am Toothgrinder Tom:

Big cat movin’ … and groovin’…
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:14am happymaan:

I was hoping on hearing Micah do his own version of the BadAnimals theme.
  6:17am Jackie G:

Did they leave you any Cat Food?....isn't that a song?
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:18am micah:

no Jackie no cat food. but usually Scott Williams leaves some rat poison for me in my mailbox
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:18am alanSixº:

🐈‍⬛ Meoooow
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:21am alanSixº:

And 🧊🧊🧊
  6:25am yippie:

I always liked it in blue suede shoes when he says GO CAT GO
  6:28am Toothgrinder Tom:

@yippie if only he had said GOAT CAT GOAT.
  6:28am Jackie G:

For a moment thought this was Graeme Edge reciting the words
  6:31am Doris from Droitwich:

Micah! And cats! I don’t deserve this today🙇🏻‍♀️
  6:32am yippie:

and Willie the pimp sells cat
  6:32am Maximum Utmost:

Great set!
  6:35am Jackie G:

Hip cats, cool cats, Krazy Katz, Zsou Zsou cats, Steve Katz.....
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:35am micah:

Stacy Cats
Avatar 6:36am TDK60:

Good morning, Micah and Animal Cult.
  6:46am Kenneth:

This show is putting my cat to sleep! But, I'm enjoying it. I hope you'll play this classic, Don't Let The Kiddygeddin as sung by Kitty Kallen.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:46am dale:

morning all lovers of pussy here and pussy there.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:49am dale:

rare incidence of an electric piano i can dig.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:54am Will the Sound Guy:

Good morning Jim, Amanda, and all!!! 🌞☀️🔆
  6:56am Jackie G:

What happened to Jim? Is he still recovering from the NYC Marathon? Poor soul
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 6:57am Will the Sound Guy:

Good morning Micah, I forgot that you're bringing the sounds today!!! 🔆☀️🌞 I need my coffee ☕
Avatar 6:58am TDK60:

Get that coffee together, sound guy Will.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:00am Will the Sound Guy:

Thanks TDK60, the struggle is real
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:06am Will the Sound Guy:

Our TyTy has been catching mice lately 🐁🐀🐁🐀🐁 I've gotta figure out where they are getting into the house
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:10am Doug in JC:

My cats are going insane and it's probably because of the radio
  7:10am Jackie G:

Don't you wish Sylvester would get that litte Tweeyty just once? Make him see stars? Just once!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:13am Will the Sound Guy:

Jackie, just once to crush Tweety's hubris... Such a cocky bird🐤
Avatar 7:15am Kenneth:

Hey, Micah, Jake says Hi!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:15am dale:

the friends turned a tear jerker into a toe tapper
  7:15am yippie:

thundercats ho
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:16am micah:

awww Jake
  7:25am Jackie G:

Wow. High School Jazz band! Impressive
  7:27am yippie:

put a tiger in your tank 🐅
  7:29am Jackie G:

Jean Ritchie, she nice.
  7:33am yippie:

I know other people who can't listen to original cats in the cradle because it makes them cry
  7:34am Fragonard:

Meet A Cheetah gave me eerie feelings (grew up near Waukesha 1977-78…maybe I was there?!
  7:35am Jackie G:

Waukesha sounds like it is in Wisconsin.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:36am dale:

ooh, hope mark eric's 'night of the lions' makes an appearance.
  7:37am Jackie G:

Whenever LEENALCHI is played, I cry.
  7:37am Fragonard:

@JackieG yep! (not far from Milwaukee)
  7:37am yippie:

bring in the dog and put out the cat
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:40am Strandlund:

Good Morning!! I always love a good cat song...
  7:42am mipchew:

Oh! My new favourite radio show !!!
Avatar 7:42am Claire from Montclair:

This show is cool for cats! Meow!
  7:46am Fragonard:

Good stuff!
  7:47am headlesscolin:

this song slaps, good morning
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:49am dale:

jethro tull on flute here.
  7:50am yippie:

there's a Japanese cat song tons of Japanese girls love called neko funjatta
  7:50am Jackie G:

which one is Jethro?
  7:51am yippie:

it's about stepping on a cat
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:52am dale:

jethro is the one with his lips perpetually pursed in embouchure
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:53am dale:

micah - no interludes about cat cults or cat sacrifices?
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:55am micah:

shit no this is an anti animal violence zone dale
  7:56am Toothgrinder Tom:

When I was growing up we knew all the cats in the neighborhood: their names, who they belonged to, etc.
  7:56am Payton in Warwick:

First time on the accu for this show. Do they ever play Psapp’s version of everybody wants to be a cat?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:56am G:

Music of Cat Non-Control
  7:57am Toothgrinder Tom:

Cats were considered divine by the ancient Egyptians or so I’ve been told.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:58am dale:

rick hipple has a name made for a marquis!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 7:59am Will the Sound Guy:

Our cat is indoor only...
  7:59am Toothgrinder Tom:

@dale I was going to say an earl, but okay.
  8:00am Doris from Droitwich:

This cover of Eye of the Tiger is battling Piranha Man’s as my favourite version
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:01am dale:

i wish they used this version in rocky 3.
  8:01am Fragonard:

That was one rocky sounding cover!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:02am Will the Sound Guy:

Micah, you're shredding the playlist this morning
  8:02am Fragonard:

It is awe-tastic, this playlist!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:04am Will the Sound Guy:

Payton, I haven't heard that one... I'll have to check it out.
  8:04am CPO:

Isn’t Hank the Knife Dutch, not German?
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:06am dale:

was mike hudson a cousin of a hudson brother? a hudson cousin?
  8:07am Fragonard:

Hipple & Hudson…sounds like a ‘70s cop buddy TV show (with a good theme song)
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:07am dale:

sex, sex, sex....wimmen! am i right?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:08am Barbie:

does anyone know if the sidewalk sale is still on for today?
  8:08am Payton in Warwick:

I can’t believe how many of these have a disco sound
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:09am dale:

says so on the main page barbie. bring a snapple bottle to go behind a dumpster with.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:09am micah:

far as i know Barbie, it is
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:10am G:

Disco Cat!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:11am dale:

dry cat (you'll like it)....what does that even mean?
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:12am Will the Sound Guy:

@Payton wfmu.org... I don't think anyone has played that song, but Psapp has definitely been played on the station
  8:12am Payton in Warwick:

Man, you are STUMPING Shazam today!
  8:13am Payton in Warwick:

Will you are the man! Micah- if not today, when?
Avatar 8:18am TDK60:

I hope Ween is listening in today.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:19am Will the Sound Guy:

I should try to get my friend's band to cover this, got some good funk groove in there
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:24am dale:

ARCESIA. nick cave should cover butterfly mind.
  8:28am ron-ji:

I get up to feed the cats and discover Micah is playing an hour of obscure feline themed songs. Music of Mice Control!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:29am Asheville Jon:

this show has been the purrrrrrrr-fect way to start my day!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:30am Will the Sound Guy:

Ron, it's a 3 hour mice control block 🐁🐀🐁🐀🐁🐀🐁🐀🐁 🐈
  8:33am Crei6hton:

Morning WFMU
  8:33am egould310:

Cat-chy tunes, Micah.
  8:35am Listener Robert:

Oh, that's a bit of cauliflower with the mixed vegetables next to the rack of ribs for the pussy cat. Until I enlarged it, I thought it was a roasted garlic bulb.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:36am Doug in JC:

Bad cat of the day: Earl is trying to get a bite of my bagel
  8:37am egould310:

Meowsic of Mice Control.
  8:37am ron-ji:

Will, it’s my lucky day! Makes up for the fact that it’s snowing here in Western NY in early November.
  8:37am Listener Robert:

I thought "Dry Cat" was about a non-drinker.
  8:38am Benjamin:

Taking of cats check for: Terry Fox – The Labyrinth Scored For The Purrs Of 11 Cats
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:38am dale:

ron-ji - blizzard of 77 baby!
  8:39am ron-ji:

Dale, let’s hope not. At least it’s pretty.
  8:41am ron-ji:

Cults and cats: Clearly Micah is drawn to murderers (of mice and men).
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:42am Handy Haversack:

Morning, Micah and all the hepcats!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:42am dale:

sometimes i look at the nys thruway toolbooth cameras for western new york when i'm homesick.
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:48am Will the Sound Guy:

Good morning Handy, hope the little shredders are behaving themselves most of the time...
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:49am Handy Haversack:

Well, so far, the music has driven Goblin and Bugbear into a furious violent chase around the apartment, menacing the plant and each other. But I rather suspect the same might have happened no matter what was on the radio!

Will, they go from this sort of blade whirlwind phase to intense cuddling in a matter of nanoseconds! They have also discovered looking out the window (and Goblin discovered climbing the curtains).
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:51am Will the Sound Guy:

It's a Kitty be kitty world in there..
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:55am Will the Sound Guy:

Our TyTy loves to zoom around, fly into his tunnel system, then just stare out various windows and doors... Then back at it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:57am Asheville Jon:

excellent show today Micah
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:58am Will the Sound Guy:

Thank you Micah for filling in bad animals with music of claw control!!! A shreddy way to start up this Saturday!
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:58am Handy Haversack:

You know what was not designed with the idea of kittens in mind? Fancy sewn-in ribbon bookmarks. Never stood a chance.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:59am Doug in JC:

Good morning Handy!

Thanks Micah! The cats have calmed down finally
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:59am Will the Sound Guy:

Look out for ribbons, it's a mess after they eat it...
Avatar 😼 Swag For Life Member 8:59am Handy Haversack:

And thanks, Micah! Wish I'd caught more of the show! BUt this was a great set. Much appreciated.

Doug! Send help! They have me outnumbered!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:00am Doug in JC:

RIP to Handy
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