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September 10, 2013 Options
Size does matter: Long song title jamboree
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Artist Selection Album    (Label / Recording date)
Theme Music:
James Brown 
Cold Sweat (pt. 1)   Options b/w Cold Sweat (pt. 2)
(King 1967)

The Jazz Couriers  Through the Night Roared the Overland Express (A Broken Bridge Ahead a Madman at the Throttle)   Options The Jazz Couriers
Chris Corsano  What Do We Get From Cricket That We Don't Get From Other Games?   Options The Young Cricketer
(Family Vineyard 2006)
Hasil Adkins  Somebody I Used to Know (and Chased Away With a Baseball Bat)   Options The Great Lost Album
Gordon Alexander  A Bunch of Us Were Sitting Around a Candle in San Fransisco Getting Stoned and I Hope You're There Next Time   Options Gordon's Buster
(Columbia 1968)

Talkover Music:
Obeng Ungu & Jalan Buntu 
Rabu: Sakit Tangani   Options 1951: Sumatran Ladies Waering Hats Outlawed by Government
(Hot Air 2001)

Stella  Si Vous Connaissez Quelque Chose De Pire Qu'un Vampire, Parlez M'en Toujours, Ca Pourra Peut-etre Me Faire Sourire   Options Ils Sont Fous Ces Gaulois,
Volume 1
(Disques Ronnie )
Chalres Creath's Jazz-O-Maniacs  Every Man That Wears Bell-Bottom Briches Ain't No Monkey Man   Options Jazz in Saint Louis 1924-1927
Phil Yost  The Day Those Free-Balloon Races Passed Over Candy-Warp Crossings   Options Fog-Hat Ramble
(Takoma 1968)
Melvin Van Peebles  Sweetback Getting It Uptight and Preaching It So Hard the Bourgeois Reggin Angels in Heaven Turn Around   Options Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song
(Stax 1971)

Talkover Music:
Kodo 
Sai-So (Strobe's Satori Beats)   Options Sai-So
(Sony Japan 1999)

Bert Jansch  Come Sing Me a Happy Song to Prove We All Can Get Along the Lumpy, Bumpy, Long and Dusty Road   Options Birthday Blues
(Transatlantic 1969)
Ken Hyder's Talisker  The Strathspey King: The Men of Barra Know How to Drink, But the Women Know How to Sing   Options Land of Stone
(Japo 1977)
Art Ensemble of Chicago  That the Evening Sky Fell Through the Glass Wall and We Stood Alone Somewhere?   Options The Spiritual
(Freedom 1972)

Closing Theme:
Specks Williams 
We Gave the Drummer Some   Options b/w Specks' Blues
(Jax 196?)

Listener comments!

Avatar 5:48pm glenn:

will fairport covention make it into the jamboree?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:49pm Gary:

That's a long dog. (As opposed to a longdog.)
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 5:50pm Doug Schulkind:

Don't think so, but they surely could: "Sir B. McKenzie's Daughter's Lament For the 77th Mounted Lancer's Retreat From The Straits of Loch Knombe, In The Year of Our Lord 1727, On The Occasion of the Announcement of Her Marriage to the Laird of Kinleakie"
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 5:50pm Doug Schulkind:

Evening Gaaaaaary!
Avatar 5:52pm glenn:

i've always wanted a stretch v.w. beetle.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:53pm Gary:

Doooooouuuuuuuuuug
Avatar 5:54pm ndbob:

Heya Doug and everyone
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 5:55pm Doug Schulkind:

Hey ndbob! And of course, glenn (though I almost always type gleen first, and then fix it).
Avatar 5:56pm hyde:

i'm a cranky old yank
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 5:56pm listener james from westwood:

that's no dog; that's a lowrider pony!
good tuesday, doug and all!!
Avatar 5:57pm ndbob:

back to a sort of normal listening schedule for a while
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 5:57pm Doug Schulkind:

You should see that dog bounce, LJFW! Hi Cranky Old Yank!
Avatar 5:58pm glenn:

i'm a gleaner. or something.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:00pm Doug Schulkind:

I have an Up With People record that misspells Glenn Close "Gleen Close."
Avatar 6:02pm northguineahills:

So, any John Fahey song titles?
Avatar 6:03pm ndbob:

Ha Doug!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:05pm Doug Schulkind:

Surely could include some Fahey, but, sadly, no, NGH.

What are some of YOUR favorite long song titles?
Avatar 6:05pm kat330:

Hi, Doug, and Drummer Somes! Middle of mealtime, per usual, but we're listening and will peck a few words in (between pecks of food) here and there.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:06pm Doug Schulkind:

I'm throwing that question out to the entire assembled gang, not just NGH.

Howdy kat330! My regards to Sir Philo.
Avatar 6:07pm kat330:

Doesn't Fiona Apple have some ungodly long title?
Avatar 6:07pm Sir Philo Gristle:

Present, but soon demoted. Hey'all!
Avatar 6:08pm ndbob:

heya kat! I will soon be living in southern Indiana - moving to Bloomington next month
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:08pm Doug Schulkind:

@Kat330
Fiona's was an album title. Here:

"When the Pawn Hits the Conflicts He Thinks like a King What He Knows Throws the Blows When He Goes to the Fight and He'll Win the Whole Thing 'fore He Enters the Ring There's No Body to Batter When Your Mind Is Your Might So When You Go Solo, You Hold Your Own Hand and Remember That Depth Is the Greatest of Heights and If You Know Where You Stand, Then You Know Where to Land and If You Fall It Won't Matter, Cuz You'll Know That You're Right"
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:09pm Doug Schulkind:

@Sir Philo Gristle
Demoted perhaps, but never demented.
Avatar 6:09pm ndbob:

@Doug I bought that but don't know if I ever finished reading the title
Avatar 6:10pm Philo Gristle:

Not sure about that, Doug! I can't believe the question has stumped me. Movie titles, sure, but songs... doggone it. Flaky interwebs here today, so fingers crossed.
Avatar 6:11pm kat330:

@Doug: Guess that doesn't qualify as a song title, but impressive nonetheless. And probably the song Apple doesn't fall far from the Tree LP.

@ndbob: YAAYY! I know you were always sort of hinting about such a move and so mollusk it's happening now! We will simply have to organize a meet.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:12pm Gary:

Several Species of Small Furry Animals Gathered Together in a Cave and Grooving with a Pict
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:13pm Doug Schulkind:

@kat330
Song Apple Tree LP. Nice.
Avatar 6:13pm ndbob:

@kat That sounds great! My lease starts Oct 1 but it may take another week or two before I settle up everything here
Avatar 6:13pm Philo Gristle:

There was longish title on Forever Changes, something about Clark and Hilldale and other places I cannot recall.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:14pm Doug Schulkind:

You can download every track from Hasil Adkins' "The Great Lost Album" here: blog.wfmu.org...
Avatar 6:14pm northguineahills:

From the Fahey canon: "The Waltz That Carried Us Away and Then a Mosquito Came and Ate Up My Sweetheart",
Avatar 6:14pm still b/p:

Gary's entry was the very one that just came to mind. A very entertaining title when we wuz young.
Avatar 6:15pm kat330:

Yes, folks, we have had connection woes, off and on, since last Friday. Seems we *really* lose connectivity between about 8:30 am and 4:00 pm. When I called ATT and suggested: Perhaps some new "industry" down the road is sucking up all our juice?" they of course implicated our own equipment. But vindication came at 2:50 pm today. A robot message saying our repair ticket had been canceled due to a "network problem."
Avatar 6:15pm glenn:

maybe the people would be the times or between clark and hillsdale.
Avatar 6:16pm ndbob:

NGH - one of my favorite titles
Avatar 6:16pm Philo Gristle:

The Haze! True original wild man, much missed.
Avatar 6:16pm hyde:

@kat330 ack I hate that. I occasionally have connection issues that kill my WFMU stream and it is sooooo annoying
Avatar 6:18pm kat330:

@hyde: The connectivity loss is upsetting enough, but to have a CSR INSIST "You may be charged if we find the problem is NOT with our "stuff" -- all threatening like, you might as well not place an order. I really wanted to call back after the robot notice and say, guess you owe me an apology for all that you put me through in my call to you.
Avatar 6:20pm still b/p:

Someone should write a long song title including the longest place name is the US, Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg in Massachusetts. Apparently, it doesn't actually mean what's been claimed as the translation: "You fish on your side, I fish on my side, and nobody fish in the middle."
Avatar 6:22pm Philo Gristle:

@ndbob Had one of the best summers weather wise in Southern Indiana this year, hope it holds up for you!
Avatar 6:23pm glenn:

it translates to "holy fuck, i'm glad this lake isn't in wales."
Avatar 6:23pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever) with a very long name:

I'm liking this theme.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:24pm Gary:

This French tune's awesome
Avatar 6:24pm ndbob:

@Philo Thanks! Looking forward to meeting you - my apartment search was easier then I thought - my friend who is at IU showed me around - Bloomington seems just great
Avatar 6:26pm Aurélie E:

@doug ur French is VERY good
Avatar 6:26pm still b/p:

glenn -- re the Welsh version....the congregation would start freaking in tongues.
Avatar 6:26pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

And may you find no song with a title longer than 255 characters.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:27pm Doug Schulkind:

Greetings Kenzo for Ken's Longest Ever Radio Extravaganza!
Avatar 6:28pm ndbob:

the flip of April and Nino's version of Deep Purple is called "I've Been Carrying A Torch For You So Long That I Burned A Great Big Hole In My Heart"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:28pm Uncle Michael:

Hey, won't you play another somebody done somebody wrong, song?
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:29pm Doug Schulkind:

That would be wrong, Uncle Michael.
  6:29pm Quelque chose de pire qu'un vampire:

"I've Got Tears in my Ears from Lying on My Back, Crying Over You."
Avatar 6:30pm kat330:

I have my own fake song title: Stop scraping the scab off my healing heart, honey. :) Yeah, as Philo said, we've been soooo lucky with good weather (knocking on every wood surface in reach).
Avatar 6:31pm Holly in NC:

How Can You Believe Me When I Say I Love You When You Know I've Been a Liar All My Life?

Hi! :-)
Avatar 6:31pm kat330:

This is niiiiiiice (the Yost).
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:32pm Doug Schulkind:

Holly elevates the sophistication of the group by introducing Fred Astaire!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:33pm Doug Schulkind:

I just "discovered" Yost a few months back the great Ghostcapital blog shared two of his LPs. Wonderful stuff!
Avatar 6:33pm kat330:

Hey, Holly! How's life been treatin' you?
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:33pm listener james from westwood:

indeed; trippy stuff, this yost!
Avatar 6:33pm Philo Gristle:

Almost forgot "The Siege and Investiture of Baron Von Frankenstein's Castle at Weisseria"

Yep, this Yost is great. Kinda reminds me of some Bruce Haak stuff.
Avatar 6:34pm kat330:

(reaized I might get a really long song title out of Holly! :)
Avatar 6:36pm hyde:

@Doug this Phil Yost thing was totally new to me, too. Love that Ghost Capital, noticed today I'm a little behind there
Avatar 6:36pm Holly in NC:

"Come Sing Me a Happy Song to Prove We All Can Get Along the Lumpy, Bumpy, Long and Dusty Road" - Jansch

Hi Kat! Life is OK. Ok is fine for time being ;-)
Avatar 6:37pm Aurélie E:

ow I just love Melvin, thanks for this doug!!!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:37pm Doug Schulkind:

Oh dear Holly, would you stop reading my mind? (Opening the next set...)
Avatar 6:39pm kat330:

@Holly:That is eggscellent to hear and a fine title, too!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:39pm Doug Schulkind:

Hey hey, it's Aurélie! Yay Aurélie!
Avatar 6:40pm Holly in NC:

Flaming Lips have a *ton* of long titles.
But perhaps more to Doug's taste:
"I'm a Cranky Old Yank in a Clanky Old Tank on the Streets of Yokohama with my Honolulu Mama Doin? Those Beat-o, Beat-o Flat-On-My-Seat-o, Hirohito Blues" - Hoagy Carmichael
Ok, now I'm cheating and using Google, so I'll stop. The longest title is quite something!
Avatar 6:40pm ndbob:

and a fine song!
Avatar 6:40pm Aurélie E:

yay you for putting some Melvin on air!!!!
Avatar 6:41pm Philo Gristle:

Jan & Dean had a long one with Anaheim Sewing Circle something or other.... but I'm eating and thus not googling.
Avatar 6:42pm ndbob:

@Philo can't remember the full title but the flip of a hit
Avatar 6:43pm kat330:

I have messy chicken finger so not googling and not much typing either.
Avatar 6:44pm hyde:

fine! I'll do it. The jan and Dean is: "The Anaheim, Azusa & Cucamonga Sewing Circle, Book Review And Timing Association"
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:45pm listener james from westwood:

thanks, hyde! and now i'm craving chicken fingers.
Avatar 6:45pm Philo Gristle:

Oh yeah, "Man who got a headache and accidentally saved the world" (or close!) was on "Clouds Taste Metallic."

Was a big fan of Jan & Dean at age 8 to 10 or so. Thanks ndbob & Hyde!
Avatar 6:45pm Joe McG:

Oh good, Bert! Thanks, Doug!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:46pm Doug Schulkind:

Oh good, Joe McG!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:46pm listener james from westwood:

next marathon's big challenge will be for jim price to recite this whole playlist inside of his 60-second show.
Avatar 6:46pm kat330:

@James: Not having chicken fingers (roasted bird) but MY fingers are chicken-messy. :)
Avatar 6:47pm glenn:

(this thursday's surface noise will be ALL bob seger).
Avatar 6:47pm kat330:

Hi, Joe! Catch your new Thurs. am show most of the time, even if not commenting. Always appreciate your musical taste! :)
Avatar 6:47pm Joe McG:

@glenn: Great idea! But only the songs he recorded that have more than 10 words in the title.
Avatar 6:48pm Holly in NC:

ooh! Should've thought of Talisker, nice!
Avatar 6:49pm Holly in NC:

Hi Joe!
Avatar 6:50pm Joe McG:

Thanks, kat! Much appreciated! When it comes to taste, you're listening to the BEST right now. (Hi, Holly!)
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:50pm Doug Schulkind:

Hey everybody, Joe McG will be filling in for Uncle Michael's Hinky Dinky Time in, like, 2017 or something. Far-off fill-in is scheduled!!!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:50pm listener james from westwood:

either way, chicken! it's win-win!!
Avatar 6:50pm glenn:

iowa. crazier than florida. news.nationalpost.com...
Avatar 6:51pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

kat330: Thanks for drumming on my show last week! Was just listening to that earlier today.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:51pm listener james from westwood:

sweet fancy francis! duck and cover!
Avatar 6:52pm Philo Gristle:

@Joe Whenever I make funny cow sounds on kat's keyboard, she says it reminds her of your show. I don't know what that means!
Avatar 6:52pm kat330:

@Kenzo: Well, the drumming was at least a couple of weeks ago, but who's counting? [Clearly not I in my bongo strokes :) ]
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:53pm Doug Schulkind:

@Joe McG (re: Philo Gristle)
Major complement!
Avatar 6:53pm kat330:

To clarify, Philo's talking about my new Yamaha keyboard. Has a "mooo" sound that evokes your opening song.
Avatar 6:55pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

kat330: Layers upon layers of shows within shows...never really know when things came from. Well, I liked SOMEONE's drumming in last week's (lastever.org...). Nobody ever credits the drummer!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:56pm Doug Schulkind:

Give the Kenzo Some
Avatar 6:56pm hyde:

woo, Art Ensemble! I love this era of these guys so much.
Avatar 6:57pm kat330:

Yeah, give this drummer some!! :)

@Joe: What IS your opening bit? Couldn't find it on playlists, but you know, "ooooh....ahhhhh" [it's the "ooooh" sound on the Yamaha]
Avatar 6:57pm Holly in NC:

@Glenn - that Cedar County sheriff comes off a right idiot, esp. considering the more balanced tone of the advocate for the blind quoted immed. above her.
Avatar 6:57pm northguineahills:

I love this Art Ensemble!
Avatar 6:57pm Philo Gristle:

About wrap up time, so I have to say this was all Yost great, Doug. Great tunes, fun list. G'nighty 'night, owl!
Avatar 6:57pm kat330:

@ndbob: You have my email, so please send a note along once you've acclimated sufficiently, OK? We can choose a halfway point if easiest, like Scottsburg / Seymour?
Avatar 6:58pm ndbob:

excellent show Doug!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 6:58pm Doug Schulkind:

The shortest song on tonight's broadcast: Gordon Alexander's "A Bunch of Us Were Sitting Around a Candle in San Fransisco Getting Stoned and I Hope You're There Next Time" clocked in at 1:59.

It would be fun to find a song whose title takes longer to read than to hear it.
Avatar 6:58pm kat330:

Yes, thanks, Doug! It was the most in all sense! :)
Avatar 6:59pm Aurélie E:

@doug thanks for this super show, love ur french too :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:59pm Gary:

Has This Hour, In Which We Listened To Lo These Many Songs With The Very Long Titles, That Doug Played For All Of Us Gathered Here, Ended?
Avatar 6:59pm northguineahills:

Well, I gotta take off! Goodbye kat, philo, ndbob, holly, doug, glenn, joe, james, still b/p, and other drummites. Cheers!, oh, and Aurelie!
Avatar 6:59pm hyde:

thanks Doug!
Avatar 7:00pm glenn:

i'm pretty sure if blind people can't drive they shouldn't have guns neither.
Avatar 7:00pm kat330:

Ciao, ngh, and all gathered! Sweet dreams!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 7:00pm listener james from westwood:

adios, ngh! thanks, doug, and hope to see y'all on jesse's list!
Avatar 7:00pm kat330:

@glenn: But it makes the deer happy.
Avatar 7:01pm glenn:

deer. pah.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 8:09pm Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-Bop-Bop:

This is my favorite playlist ever.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 8:35pm Doug Schulkind:

That's a nice long name, Beezow!
Avatar 10:39am Parq:

Joining the throng via the archives. Glad to see you decided to get a long little doggie.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 10:44am Doug Schulkind:

@Parq
Get a long little songie.
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