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Playlist for 25 October 2012 Options | Ele©tion

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Artist Song Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Hot Chocolate  Every 1's a Winner   Options        
Gelbart  In the service of hys myghty inductivitee calculon the fyrst   Options The 11th Voyage      0:05:21 (Pop‑up)
Max Frost and the Troopers  Try to Make Up Your Mind   Options Shape of Things to Come      0:08:18 (Pop‑up)
Husker Du  Indecision Time   Options Zen Arcade  SST    0:10:07 (Pop‑up)
Patience and Prudence  Gonna Get Along Without You Now   Options       0:12:15 (Pop‑up)
O-Zone  Dragostea Din Tei (Numa Numa)   Options     in case you've never seen this video...  0:13:58 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
loop from Symphony in Three Movements   Options Eye-gore conducts  Columbia    0:17:33 (Pop‑up)
Edu Lobo  Zanzibar   Options S√©rgio Mendes Presentes Edu Lobo  A&M    0:22:06 (Pop‑up)
Annette Peacock  Elect Yourself   Options Abstract-Contact  Ironic Records    0:25:54 (Pop‑up)
Guess Who  Diggin' Yourself   Options Flavours  RCA    0:39:18 (Pop‑up)
Don Trust  Automatically   Options Tron Dust  Wombnet  free download  0:42:39 (Pop‑up)
Pulp  Common People   Options Different Class  Island    0:46:09 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Glenn Branca 
Bad Smells   Options Who You Staring At?  Giorno Poetry Systems    0:51:42 (Pop‑up)
Gracie Allen  Vote for Gracie   Options Radio broadcast from 6 March 1940      0:57:40 (Pop‑up)
Groucho Marx, with Margaret Dumont, and a cast of thousands  Hymn to Fredonia   Options Duck Soup soundtrack      1:00:57 (Pop‑up)
Coyle & Sharpe  Levito, Candidate for Governor   Options unreleased collection (from WFMU tapes)      1:03:10 (Pop‑up)
Sly and the Family Stone  Let Me Have It All   Options Fresh  Epic    1:05:10 (Pop‑up)
Drifters  Only in America   Options       1:07:49 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
P. Wilshire 
Dr. Witch Wot   Options Lunar Probe      1:09:57 (Pop‑up)
Joseph Beuys  Sonne Stat Reagan   Options     lyrics  1:14:52 (Pop‑up)
Tokyo Kid Brothers  Freedom   Options Throw Away the Books, Let's Go Into the Streets  Victor    1:17:37 (Pop‑up)
Ennio Morricone  Navajo Joe (Main Titles)   Options       1:20:21 (Pop‑up)
James Brown  Funky President   Options Star Time (box set)  Polydor    1:23:40 (Pop‑up)
Eric B & Rakim  Eric B Is President   Options Paid in Full  4th & Broadway    1:27:43 (Pop‑up)
Don Trust  I Must   Options Tron Dust    free download  1:31:19 (Pop‑up)
Beach Boys  Do You Like Worms?   Options Smile Sessions      1:34:22 (Pop‑up)
Dragibus  Mirror Boy   Options Lollipop  Autobus    1:37:48 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Flaming Lips 
untitled loop   Options The Fearless Freaks (film soundtrack)      1:41:09 (Pop‑up)
Bomis Prendin  I Don't Want   Options Clear Memory      1:47:14 (Pop‑up)
De-Regulator  Manifest Destiny   Options       1:50:51 (Pop‑up)
Teen  Better   Options In Limbo      1:54:29 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Las Comadrejas 
Oaxacatelas   Options       1:59:28 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

  11:50am listener james from westwood:

if someone wants to pledge $5 mil for charlie to disclose his college records, feel free to click the pledge box.
  11:58am Michael:

Howdy charlie. Hey now James. I'd pledge again if charlie would keep Hurricane Sandy away next week.
  11:58am Vicki:

  11:59am ndbob:

Hi Charlie, James, Michael
  11:59am ndbob:

Hi Vicki
  11:59am Tower:

I vote to get the show started!
  12:00pm listener james from westwood:

a great and glorious global hello to all!
  12:02pm Dervish:

You've got my vote, Charlie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm ?:

We're doing the wave :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm charlie:

(that was me)
hi james, michael, vicki, bob, tower, dervish, those not here yet!
  12:15pm Prof. Quincy Adams Wagstaff:

Whatever it is, I'm against it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:17pm charlie:

Like Shakespeare said to Nathan Hale, "I always get my man"
  12:21pm Tower:

Not matter what it is or who commeced it....
  12:21pm listener james from westwood:

i vote for hot chocolate and a piece a pie.
  12:22pm Tower:

commenced, sorry can't type
  12:22pm Doug S.:

This Stravinsky loop is now my favoritest music bed music, evah.
  12:24pm Gary Mitchell:

lovin' this Edu Lobo
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:24pm charlie:

I'll tell Igor, Doug, he'll be very pleased!
  12:25pm Tower:

Max Frost and the Troopers had what I consider the most commonly available 45 on the Tower label, #419, Shape of Things to Come.
  12:27pm Doug S.:

Are you sure it's not pronounce EYE-gore, Charlie?
  12:28pm production assistant:

numa numa link
  12:28pm Gary Mitchell:

Freddie and the Dreamers show up most often for me, Tower.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:29pm charlie:

Eeeee! You're probably correct, Doug! (He's been too polite to correct me)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:30pm charlie:

Thank you, production assistant :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:30pm charlie:

Hi there, Gary!
  12:30pm ndbob:

agreed Gary
  12:31pm Doug S.:

Charlie, my unpaid intern is named Abby. Abby Normal.
  12:32pm Gary Mitchell:

nice to have a normal intern
  12:35pm Artie:

I don't feel intrinsically alone at all, I've got the Active Playlist.
  12:36pm Gary Mitchell:

quite a polemic, Annette!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:36pm charlie:

Well, Artie, this song precedes the day of the accu-playlist! And on-line political activism. Although perhaps it presages the occupy movement... ?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:37pm charlie:

The rich do not make profit
to empty their pockets
to the poor.
It doesn't pay a free market
to have a socio-eco
conscience unless
it is embarassed
or penalized into it.
  12:38pm green mountain man mark:

the human nervous system
  12:40pm Artie:

"Free Your Mind" - in greater detail.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:44pm charlie:

"You did not create even the smallest microscopic fragment of the materials out of which your opinion is made."
  12:45pm Carmichael:

I'm still completely undecided. It could take weeks for me to figure it all out. Weeks, I tell ya!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:45pm charlie:

free your mind and your nervous system will follow, @mark?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:46pm charlie:

hi carmichael!
every segue is indecision time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:47pm charlie:

followed by decision
  12:47pm northguineahills:

ah, playing the hits today!
  12:49pm Gary Mitchell:

my second favorite version
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:49pm charlie:

yes, n.g.h. all hits all the time, especially the 13-minute annette peacock track ;)
  12:51pm listener james from westwood:

everything from "you will never understand" on should be tattooed on the inside of romney's eyelids.
  12:55pm Tower:

... and if I am elected, I promise the formation of a new party, a third party, the Wild Party! Alice Cooper, Elected
  12:56pm Matt from Springfield:

Did I make it? Yes, just now!
Afternoon charlie and fans!
  12:59pm listener james from westwood:

howdy matt! the delegation from wisconsin has bratwursts or veggie curry, depending on yer preference.
  12:59pm ~L:

How much is the monthly food stamp budget for a family of one?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:00pm charlie:

Hi there Matt, ~L -- dunno offhand.
  1:00pm Matt from Springfield:

I'll vote for Gracie, graciously!!
Howdy LJFW, and thanks! Here's some hot mustard and sauerkraut to go with the wursts.
  1:02pm listener james from westwood:

was hoping for this marx bros cut, and charlie does not disappoint.
  1:02pm Matt from Springfield:

In 2005, the (pretty low) VA food stamp budget for one was $1.80 a day--I did that as part of a sociology course. So try eating on $2 per day and you'll get the idea.
  1:02pm Michael:

Ha charlie ! Good un.
  1:03pm listener james from westwood:

one of my best days at work was when i went dressed as groucho & had carte blanche to be a wiseass all day. the liberating power of greasepaint.
  1:04pm listener james from westwood:

"his excellency's car!" not to be confused with the "send for goebbels!" chorus in springtime for hitler.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:05pm charlie:

Hiya Michael!
  1:11pm Matt from Springfield:

P. Wilshire, music of the Jim Price minute!
  1:13pm ~L:

It might be 21 to 29 food stamp dollars a week, and it can only be spent in grocery stores, so you have to do all your own cooking. Doing all your own cooking, now, that is a challenge everyone should try!
  1:15pm kootchmon:

Papoon for President...Not Responsible..Not Insane...
  1:17pm frenchee:

I had to whip off the headphones for a bit there, I was laughing too much at Groucho and the co-workers were looking askance. AUS, Herr Reagan!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:17pm charlie:

Heya, Mr. Kootch!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:19pm charlie:

From the country that destroys itself and dictates to us the "way of life,"
Reagan comes bringing weapons and death,
and when he hears peace, he sees red.
He says as president of the U.S.A.,
"Nuclear war? Yes please, there and there."
Whether Poland, the Middle East, or Nicaragua,
he wants the final victory, that's perfectly clear.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:20pm charlie:

Heya, Frenchee! Co-workers are often surprised to see other co-workers rolling around on the floor laughing!
  1:20pm Matt from Springfield:

"In the words of the artist Joseph Beuys 'If you get cut you'd better bandage the knife.' "

Didn't know Joseph Beuys released recordings.
  1:21pm frenchee:

YUP. But they're kinda used to it.
  1:25pm Gary Mitchell:

liked the way they put the accent on the second syllable of Navajo
  1:25pm listener james from westwood:

give the funky president some!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:26pm charlie:

That song was featured strategically in the very funny film, Election, starring Matthew Broderick and Reese Witherspoon
  1:26pm Michael:

Navajo Joe was recently on one of the movie channels oddly enough. And this would be a nice ticket Brown/Morricone.
  1:27pm ndbob:

quite a movie Charlie
  1:30pm don:

charlie for president!
  1:30pm Gary Mitchell:

give the bass player some
  1:31pm listener james from westwood:

little organ riff from alan hawkshaw's mohawks combo in there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:34pm charlie:

Hi Don! You can be secretary of the fence!
(ladies and gentlemen, don trust!)
  1:36pm Matt from Springfield:

Smile-era Beach Boys! YES!
  1:42pm Michael:

  1:48pm Doug S.:

Thanks to El Presidente Lewis for another magnificó program! And thanks to you, dear listeners, for pledging the show past its GOAL for the silent fundy!

Be sure to tune in to the Drummer Stream tomorrow for your 3-hour edition of Give the Drummer Some.

There will be an extra-special broadcast of D:O RADIO this coming Monday at noon! (Yes this bi-weekly show was on this week, but the Destination Out guys just can't stay away!)

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Bobby Williams
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Bright Stars
and more
and more
and eternally more...
  1:51pm Katya Oddio:

Yay! Thanks for making Thursdays fantastic, Charlie!
  1:52pm Matt from Springfield:

Charlie, President of Thursday here!
  1:53pm Tower:

Was this James K. Polk's campaign song?
  1:53pm Katya Oddio:

I'd vote for Charlie. You bet!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56pm charlie:

lol, Tower. and every president since...
  1:57pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie!
  1:58pm Matt from Springfield:

Another great show from you, charlie! Thanks for playing sweet "Nothings" in our ears! ;)

Enjoy your Thursday everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58pm charlie:

Thanks everyone for listening to the Busy Doing Nothing non-debates today! See y'all next week.
  1:59pm listener james from westwood:

viva el presidente! muchas gracias!
  2:00pm Michael:

What everyone said charlie. Always a pleasure. See ya's next week.
  2:02pm Gary Mitchell:

superb variety on today's show
  2:03pm Tower:

Thank ya kindly, Charlie. Another fine show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:03pm charlie:

I'll remember you all with cabinet positions when I am in office.
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