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Three unstoppable hours of Dave playing face-melting hot rock jams, talking with extremely important guests, answering the telephone, and trying to figure out what all those knobs and buttons are for. A sincere effort to get the original members of Dokken back on speaking terms will also be made whenever possible.

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Options July 27, 2015: Dave is super pumped to welcome writer Adam Resnick back to Studio A to talk about his book Will Not Attend. Plus hot rock band Lifeguard Nights. Danne D brings Oreos, which is great.

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Artist Track Album
Angel Witch  Angel Witch   Options Angel Witch 
Dave welcomes you to the show, which is great.     
The Fall  Mountain Energy   Options  
Cheap Trick  Downed   Options  
Mercyful Fate  Desecration of Souls   Options  
Dave welcomes Adam Resnick to the program.     
Patsy Cline  When I Get Thru With You   Options  
The Creation  Through My Eyes   Options  
Grinderman  Palaces of Montezuma   Options  
Jim Sullivan  Jerome   Options  
Eyehategod  Agitation! Propaganda!   Options  
Child Bite  Garbage Odyssey   Options  
Slayer  South of Heaven   Options  

Listener comments!

Avatar 9:01pm Danne D:

  9:01pm Debbie:

Good Evening Dannne D and Dave.
  9:02pm Supermeowy:

I'm so glad this is the opening song!! who sings it?
Avatar 9:02pm JakeGould:

Hello America!
Avatar 9:02pm DaveHill:

Avatar 9:02pm BenDoverMD:

from the opus "Angel Witch!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Unverified rumor: They came up with the name Angel Witch while visiting an A&W Root Beer restaurant.
  9:02pm goodgollymissmollie:

I'm an angel witch? Hello!
Avatar 9:02pm Danne D:

Mollie :)
Avatar 9:03pm BenDoverMD:

I'm a Devil Warlock...hullo!
Avatar 9:03pm Danne D:

you're half that Mollie, O:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03pm Caryn:

Angel Witch singing "YOU'RE an angel witch" is the definition of a pot calling a kettle black.
Avatar 9:03pm Danne D:

@Caryn well it takes one to know one, no?
  9:04pm goodgollymissmollie:

Hi Danne D!
Avatar 9:04pm BenDoverMD:

is the corpse of Danne D now officially an Oreo endorser?
Avatar 9:04pm Danne D:

Like the Schoolhouse Rock background (not as much as Angel Witch though)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04pm Caryn:

@Danne: it's the occult version of gaydar
Avatar 9:04pm JakeGould:

Is that Charles Nelson Reilly saying that the show is a bacchanal… An orgy of talent?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04pm fleep:

It takes two to know three.
Avatar 9:04pm BenDoverMD:

jazz flute!
Avatar 9:04pm Danne D:

There are NewmanO's available as well this week courtesy of BriJet
Avatar 9:05pm Danne D:

@JakeGould - I dunno - it sounds to me like the guy on WABC on late evenings (John Batchelor)
Avatar 9:06pm JakeGould:

@DanneD: Get dave Macaroons. Not macarons. MacarOOns.
  9:07pm Supermeowy:

do we need to start a weekly cookie delivery program to prevent Danne from screwing up cookie duty?
Avatar 9:07pm Danne D:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08pm Caryn:

In recent years, one of my pet peeves has been people who pronounce macarons and macaroons the same way. Differentiate between the two, dammit!
  9:08pm Hilary Duff McKagan:

Hi everyone!!! im sexy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08pm Ĩkє:

Did somebody say "sexy, disease-free singles?" That's me!
Avatar 9:08pm BenDoverMD:

kill all other chat rooms!
Avatar 9:09pm Danne D:

How does Marc Maron pronounce Macaroons and Macarons and Macaroni?
Avatar 9:09pm JakeGould:

@Ike: I’m sick and tired of these coughing, feverish, clammy singles.
Avatar 9:09pm Danne D:

The show was amazing :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:09pm fleep:

Two out of three ain't bad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10pm chris:

well, hello! oh excuse me...
yes martini please, up, neat, two olives...
sorry about that, now, where were we?
  9:10pm Adam:

It was a great show Dave, good to meet you!
  9:10pm Hilary Duff McKagan:

Pizza take the wheel
Avatar 9:11pm BenDoverMD:

a deadly fire on a boat is a TOTAL buzz kill!
Avatar 9:12pm BenDoverMD:

vincent van Go Eff yourselves!!!
Avatar 9:12pm JakeGould:

@BenDoverMD: Unless you are paying for a booze cruise with a deadly fire.
  9:12pm Ashley Madison:

How about a cheat room?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12pm fleep:

Today in history was a bummer, man. Not the segment, that's great. The day.
Avatar 9:13pm BenDoverMD:

not you guys...everyone else
  9:14pm goodgollymissmollie:

I'm feeling that ESS
Avatar 9:14pm JakeGould:

@fleep: Nixon’s impeachment proceedings began on this date in 1974.
Avatar 9:15pm JakeGould:

Bob Hope died today in 2003. More things from today here. abcnews.go.com...
  9:15pm Hilary Duff McKagan:

Is this Liberace singing?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16pm Monstrositor:

75th Anniversary of Tex Avery's "A Wild Hare," with the first definitive appearance of Bugs Bunny
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17pm fleep:

@Jake @Monstrositor Thanks, you've given me reason to go on.
Avatar 9:19pm JakeGould:

@fleep: Today was the first time in weeks I did not collapse at 5:00pm or 6:00pm into a “MegaNap” that would ruin my sleep for hours. Here’s to a straight 8 for me tonight.
  9:20pm Corn Beef:

I find the chat room request for an Email address to be odd.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21pm fleep:

I find a talking slab of cured meat to be odd.
Avatar 9:21pm Danne D:

Andre the Giant?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22pm Caryn:

@Jake: I had a nap at around 6 pm (to try and get rid of my headache). Which may explain why I'm still up at 4.21 am.
Avatar 9:24pm Danne D:

I have a feeling Jimmy is gonna call in with news of a secret link b/w Cabin Boy and Goodfellas. At least I hope he does :)
Avatar 9:25pm mxttgl:

now this is a song i could romp around in public to
Avatar 9:25pm DaveHill:

Yup, that was Andre!
Avatar 9:26pm DaveHill:

Adam Resnick up next! Call in with questions about his book Will Not Attend, Get a Life, Cabin Boy or whatever you'd like! 201-209-9368.
Avatar 9:26pm JakeGould:

@Caryn: These naps in my case lasted 3-4 hours. Effectively ruining any chance of normal sleep. It happens to me every now and then when work hits a certain level, but not as bad as it used to.
Avatar 9:26pm Aly Dukes:

Fuck yes I love this song!
Avatar 9:29pm Aly Dukes:

Gotta love a man that chases Mercyful Fate with Patsy Cline.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:31pm Caryn:

@Jake: my naps tend to be 2-3 hours. Today's was only two hours.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:33pm common:

i won the sammy hardcover from fmu
Avatar 9:34pm Danne D:

Merle Hagar?
Avatar 9:34pm JakeGould:

I remember when 5150 came out and I so hated that album.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:38pm Caryn:

Adam's book is on my list of books to buy, and has been ever since I saw him reading a passage from it on tv. I wonder when I'll finally get it.
  9:40pm lord freakington:

YEEAH readers digest is great the contradiction is sweet! hipster in reader digest
Avatar 9:43pm Danne D:

thoughts on profanity in comedy? call in at 201-209-9368
(please no profanity if you call)
Avatar 9:45pm Danne D:

(basically Adam's resume is heroic)
  9:49pm lolly:

Yes!!! TERRIBLE: trashing beautiful Letterman set and chucking it in dumpsters! Heartbreaking!
Avatar 9:51pm JakeGould:

For the record, it is not a modern thing when sets get trashed like that. Tons of classic NYC TV stuff was just trashed without much regard for history for decades.
Avatar 9:51pm Danne D:

I know that on Pat Byrne's live Prove it all Night show one of Pat's writer showed off a couple of things he rescued from that dumpster. And indeed a terrible fate for it. Pretty much iconic stuff treated terribly.
  9:53pm Rickwaukee:

Dave would have dropped the whole place off the roof if he could have.
Avatar 9:53pm Danne D:

@Rickwaukee - that woulda been appropriate and fantastic :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:54pm Ike:

YES! I do NOT know who goes to all these horrible NYC grocery stores! Everything is so fucking expensive!? What the FUCK?! Gristedes, Associated, Food Emporium, C-Town... all HORRIBLE, fucking AWFUL.
Avatar 9:55pm JakeGould:

1/2 a gallon of milk should be like $3.50 and eggs are like $1.99 to $2.50 a dozen.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:55pm fleep:

Large eggs or Jumbo? White or brown? Caged or free range? Pathmark or Dean and Deluca?
Avatar 9:55pm JakeGould:

@Ike: Gristedes used to be like the really high end supermarket back in the day.
  9:55pm Rickwaukee:

Where 'the help' shops.
Avatar 9:55pm Danne D:

100% with Dave on this.
Avatar 9:58pm JakeGould:

@Ike: Now I think a lot of those chains are owned by the same guy, John Catsimatidis.
Avatar 9:59pm JakeGould:

FWIW, all—and I mean ALL—of the current late night talkshow hosts seem like the same persona. Nothing magical about any of them.
  9:59pm Rickwaukee:

There will always be Tony Bennett, apparently.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59pm Īke:

Brooklyn has only two Shoprites and many of their items cost much more than at Shoprites in New Jersey. No excuse. Total bullshit. And Brooklyn's Pathmarks are even darker and more dismal than New Jersey's Pathmarks.
Avatar 10:01pm JakeGould:

@Ike: FWIW, I had to walk around Bay Ridge last night to find mousetraps (don’t ask) and even the 24 hour Rite Aids are just pathetic…
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:01pm fleep:

Bring back Sammy Maudlin!
Avatar 10:02pm JakeGould:

Merv Griffin! Dinah Shore!
Avatar 10:03pm Danne D:

Cabin Boy >>>> Godfather Part III
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03pm Īke:

At least we have good fruit & veg -- in southern Bklyn there's Circus and elsewhere there's all these random street fruit vendors. One street fruit guy (on the UWS) claims to be open 24 hours!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03pm common:

that's right, danne d
Avatar 10:03pm JakeGould:

@Ike: Three Guys from Brooklyn is 24 hours I believe.
  10:06pm Rickwaukee:

oh, Dave was told, I'd bet.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:06pm Ike:

@Jake, oh yeah, Circus is too. I like 3 Guys also. But it just seems weird for a *street cart fruit guy* to be 24/7. Cool, but weird.
Avatar 10:07pm JakeGould:

@Ike: Well, there are some neighborhoods that are “food deserts” in NYC and if you can manage shifts, then hey… It works…
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08pm Īke:

@Jake -- time for a cat? www.adoptapet.com...
Avatar 10:10pm JakeGould:

@Ike: Too small an apartment and allergies. No cat for me. But the irony is the mouse disappeared after I got the traps. It was too small for a normal trap so it just ate the cheese off of it and it never triggered. That pissed me off so i got dressed up to find another kind of trap. Don’t make me say it or else people will hate me.
  10:16pm Ben Dover, MD:

Hot Jams time!!!
  10:20pm Ben Dover, MD:

Russ Tamblyn as Chokie in Cabin Boy, correct or not?
Avatar 10:20pm Danne D:

In England they have Docos on Jocko
Avatar 10:22pm JakeGould:

“Spend a penny…” sounds really anti-Semitic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:23pm Monstrositor:

I've lived in TX for two years and I refuse to say "y'all." I probably say "yous" more often now than I did when I lived in NJ.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:23pm Caryn:

The underground public restrooms in London used to cost a penny to use, hence "spend a penny".
  10:24pm Ben Dover, MD:

A hot model in midtown asked for directions via the "metro." I couldn't correct her coz I was all dumbstruck
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:24pm Ike:

Yeah, you can't get REAL imported Cadbury here anymore, just the lame version licensed and produced by the lousy scumbags at Hershey.
Avatar 10:25pm JakeGould:

“Chocolate giant Hershey Inc has successfully blocked the import of many British sweets because, it says, it creates "brand confusion" with Hershey's products.” www.bbc.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:26pm Caryn:

@Ike: doesn't an American company own Cadbury now anyway? Recently bought a special-edition, airport-only Cadbury's chocolate bar with jelly beans and pop rocks in it. Very good.
Avatar 10:27pm Danne D:

Due to legal action by the so called chocolate maker Hershey's, we can no longer import the real Cadbury chocolate from England
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:27pm fleep:

Chocolate smuggling is the future. Problem: bars strapped to body get really soft.
Avatar 10:27pm Danne D:

You gotta be a serious dumbass to confuse Cadbury with Hershey's
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28pm Ike:

Because Hershey bought the rights to produce their own version of some Cadbury products for the American market many years ago. They mostly LOOK the same too -- you have to check the back of the Fruit & Nut bar (etc.) to see the hidden evil Hershey byline.
  10:28pm Ben Dover, MD:

Letterman NEVER fake laughed like Fallon does every 10 seconds
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28pm Caryn:

I will say, a lot of Scandinavian chocolate is even better than British (apart from the Mint Aero, nothing beats that).
Avatar 10:28pm Danne D:

  10:29pm BriJet:

Hi all!!!!

Yay Jimmy!
Avatar 10:29pm Danne D:

Jimmy explaining Kearny is fun
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:30pm fleep:

It's the cookie pusher! Yay!
Avatar 10:30pm Danne D:

Ways to try and sneak around Cadbury ban:

  10:30pm Ben Dover, MD:

Jimmy : can you swim to Dave across the Hackensack River and call back in 20 minutes?
Avatar 10:32pm Danne D:

I'm loving how Jimmy is charming Adam :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:33pm Monstrositor:

Who knew Jimmy was such an authority on early Letterman?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:33pm Caryn:

Let's face it, I suspect there are no interviews with a sober Oliver Reed.

Also, it's interesting how all the weirdo/mental breakdown interviews tended to be on Letterman. Crispin Glover, Farrah Fawcett, Oliver Reed, Madonna, Drew Barrymore, etc. etc.
Avatar 10:33pm Danne D:

I bet Jimmy watched the Mid-Morning show like me :)

I'm not surprised that Jimmy is such an authority.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:34pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Larry "Bud" Melman
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:34pm Ike:

@Caryn@10:26, yeah, Kraft/Mondelez, but I haven't heard any credible report of a decline in quality in the Fruit & Nut or Dairy Milk, etc., though they HAVE done some bad things: www.telegraph.co.uk...
Kraft is evil, but NOT AS EVIL as Hershey. I wish they'd buy back the rights to Cadbury in the U.S. and TAKE HERSHEY DOWN.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:34pm Monstrositor:

When Dave gets his drive-time show, Jimmy should take over Monday nights.
Avatar 10:34pm Danne D:

:) Larry Bud Melman was the best :) And you can tell the affection that Dave had for him.
Avatar 10:35pm Danne D:

The echo chamber wasn't so strong back in the day.
Avatar 10:40pm Danne D:

I think this is the best Jimmy call ever.
Which is saying a lot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:41pm Monstrositor:

@Danne: This is so good, I don't even want Dave to hang up on him
Avatar 10:41pm JakeGould:

I like Jimmy from Kearny a lot now.
Avatar 10:41pm Danne D:

:( I'm sorry
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:41pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Next time Dave is out of town, can Jimmy fill in?
  10:42pm Rickwaukee:

swingin low - just learned something about Jimmy
Avatar 10:43pm JakeGould:

Larry “Bud” Melman greeting travelers is the BEST thing ever. “What’s Nelcome?” www.youtube.com...
Avatar 10:44pm sFrances from PDX:

i was lucky to meet Larry Bud Melman around 1982 or so when he opened for Pee Wee Herman in Wash DC. Both men were lovely and kind.
Avatar 10:46pm Danne D:

That's cool sFrances :)
  10:46pm NJ girl:

I love Jimmy from Kearny.
Avatar 10:52pm sFrances from PDX:

Thanks Danne D! i also used to feign illness so that i could stay home from school and watch Letterman's daytime show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:52pm Caryn:

Nearly 6 am, time to go to bed. I'll leave you all with a British chocolate factoid: the 1980s Aero chocolate bar campaign was the brainchild of Salman Rushdie.
Avatar 10:53pm Danne D:

Thanks Caryn :) Sweet Dreams :)
Avatar 10:53pm JakeGould:

Ahhh… Aero chocolates are pretty nice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:54pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Bye, Caryn.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:54pm Caryn:

Bye, all! Will catch the end in the archives.
Avatar 10:58pm Danne D:

The only thing better in Mono is WFAN
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:01pm Īke:

@Danne, you've hit on something there -- is the preference for mono all about nostalgia for how those songs sounded on AM radio?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:01pm Monstrositor:

A lot of Beatles stereo mixes were just sloppy. Hearing all the rhythm tracks on one side with vocals and lead instruments haphazardly slapped across the other side and some stuff in the center bugs me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:03pm Monstrositor:

Plus, George Martin was deaf in one ear
Avatar 11:04pm JakeGould:

FWIW, the rereleased some Sinatra tracks on “Nothing but the Best” the stereo is artificial and sounds weird. Especially if you then play those stereo tracks in mono like via an iPhone speaker.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:06pm steve:

music from the 60s was largely mixed mastered etc for transistor radios and the actual inexpensive home listening setups in most homes in the 60s... so if you want to be nostalgic and/or hear things the way they were intended to be heard just getting a mono record won't cut it. you need a sound system or playback device from the period.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:07pm Monstrositor:

@jake During the early days of stereo, some record companies, including Capitol, would create "duophonic" mixes by splitting the mono signal, boosting the bass in one channel and boosting the treble in the other
Avatar 11:08pm JakeGould:

@Monstrositor: This Sinatra “Nothing but the Best” is from 2008.
  11:13pm Adam F:

You guys do a good job at this station. Dave Hill is so funny.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:13pm Monstrositor:

@jake Then it could just be misguided attempts to remix or even just overprocess the old recordings to try to give the old recordings an updated sound. The Genesis box sets from around that same time suffered from some of that
Avatar 11:14pm Danne D:

If you get the chance to see Joe Pera live doing comedy, he's really great folks :)
Avatar 11:14pm DaveHill:

Get Adam Resnick's book now!: www.amazon.com...
Avatar 11:19pm Danne D:

I hope we get more magazine reviews with Joe Pera :)
Avatar 11:21pm JakeGould:

These ain’t your mama’s crossbows!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:22pm fleep:

The Strictly From Hunger Games
  11:28pm joe!:

suggestion from a fantasy weapon name generator: Lustful Warpwood Piercer
  11:30pm Ben Dover, MD:

Gnight... Love you all
Avatar 11:32pm Danne D:

g'night Ben :)
Avatar 11:32pm Danne D:

As usual if you guys can help with the levels and letting us know if things need adjusted my tin-ear would greatly appreciate it :)
  11:38pm Danne D:

Vin was great doing standup on friday night :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:38pm Īke:

Asian carp are not like regular carp. They're mega-invasive monster fish or something. When Asia sends its fish, they’re not sending their best. They're sending fish that have lots of problems, and they're bringing those problems with them. They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists. And some, I assume, are good fish.
Avatar 11:39pm JakeGould:

I’m sick of Asian fish taking away the jobs of hard working American fish.
  11:39pm Danne D:

sounds good to me - how does balance sound to you listeners?
  11:42pm Danne D:

Dave has his hot new guitar in studio btw :)
Avatar 11:52pm JakeGould:

Danzig too!
  11:56pm Danne D:

Great set :)

thanks for a great show Dave and guests and callers and commenters and listeners :)

Until next time!
Avatar 1:22am DaveHill:

Thanks for listening, everybody!
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