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Female-fronted pop from the past, present, and future; from all over the globe. And the occasional man.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Images New Approx. start time
John Morris  Main Title: Trees to Dogs   Options Clue Soundtrack  Mondo Tees  2011  From 1985 
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John Barry  King Rat   Options The Music Of John Barry  Columbia  1994  From 1965      0:06:20 ()
The Staple Singers  Stand By Me   Options Faith & Grace: A Family Journey 1953–1976  Stax  2015   
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Robert and Johnny  We Belong Together   Options We Belong Together  MS Embassy  2012  From 1958      0:13:23 ()
Howard Shore  After Hours Main Title   Options N/A  N/A  1985  I wish someone would release this soundtrack!!!      0:16:52 ()
Eartha Kitt  Johnny With The Gentle Hands   Options Sweet N' Salty Popcorn  Croydon Muncipal  2014  From 1960      0:19:38 ()
David Grusin  Murder By Death Main Title   Options N/A  N/A  1976        0:25:09 ()
Lyn Avalon  I Walk the Streets   Options Flipsville 1950s Beat Girls  Red Devil Records  2012  From 1958      0:26:49 ()
Ella Fitzgerald  Night and Day   Options The Cole Porter Songbook  Verve  1988  From 1956      0:28:22 ()
Global Communication  14:31   Options 76:14  Dedicated  1994   
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Moloko  Familiar Feeling   Options Statues  The Echo Label  2002  If you're digging this song, check out the video. Such a killer tribute to Northern Soul dance floors. I really fell for the song after I saw the video. 
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Spacemen 3  Revolution   Options Playing With Fire  Fire Records  1988   
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Peggy Lee  Hallelujah I Love Him So   Options All Aglow Again!  Capitol  1960        0:50:09 ()
Mel Brooks  High Anxiety   Options Mel Brooks' Greatest Hits featuring the Fabulous Film Scores of John Morris  Rhino  2014  From 1978      0:53:03 ()
John Morris  Main Title (Alternate Version   Options Clue Soundtrack  Mondo Tees  2011  From 1985      0:55:37 ()
 
Julie Brown  'Cause I'm A Blonde   Options Earth Girls Are Easy  Sire  1989  For Michael Z.! 
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The Muffs  Rock and Roll Girl   Options Freedom Of Choice - Yesterday's New Wave Hits As Performed By Today's Stars  Caroline  1992   
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Margo Price  Hands Of Time   Options Midwest Farmer's Daughter  Third Man  2016   
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Sandie Shaw  Had A Dream Last Night   Options   Pye  1967        1:15:05 ()
The Wannadies  You and Me Song   Options   Snap/ Indolent  1994   
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The Sapphires  Gotta Have Your Love   Options   ABC-Paramount  1965        1:20:12 ()
Holly Golightly  You Ain't No Big Thing   Options Laugh It Up!  Vinyl Japan  1996   
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Little Eva  He Is The Boy   Options   London  1962   
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Jackey Yoshikawa & Blue Comets  Blue Chateau   Options   Columbia  1967   
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Arthur Alexander  I Hope They Get Their Eyes Full   Options The Fame Studios Story 1961-1973  Ace/ Kent Records  2011  From 1962 
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Mia Genberg  Ogni Giorno Che Passa   Options   Cam  1966  From "I Knew Her Well," directed by Antonio Pietrangeli in 1965 
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Maii and Zeid  Kalam El Leil   Options N/A  N/A  2015        1:40:12 ()
Jeanne Marie Sens  Tape Tape Tape   Options Jeu du Mots  Atlantic  1974   
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Tami Vincent  If It Hadn't Been For You   Options   RCA  1966        1:46:22 ()
Beach Boys  Time To Get Alone   Options Friends & 20/20  Capitol  2001  From 1969      1:47:28 ()
Jacqueline Taïeb  Le Printemps A Paris   Options   Impact  1967   
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Empress Of & Darkstar  Reformer   Options   Warp  2016   
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Perfume  Relax In the City   Options Cosmic Explorer  Universal Japan / Perfume Records  2016  For Amy Kellner! My Single of the Week! 
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Emilíana Torrini  To Be Free   Options Love In The Time of Science  One Little Indian  1999   
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Sachiko Nishida  Hoshi No Night Club   Options   Polydor  1969   
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Bobbie Smith & The Dream Girls  Now He's Gone   Options   Big Top  1962  For Rob Santos!      2:13:17 ()
Surferosa  Human Fool   Options The Force  Versity  2005   
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The Julie Ruin  I Decide   Options Hit Reset  Hardly Art  2016   
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Irma Thomas  Some Things You Never Get Used To   Options   Imperial  1965        2:21:12 ()
Polly Brown  So Much In Love   Options   Pye  1973        2:23:57 ()
 
Whitney Houston  I'm Your Baby Tonight   Options I'm Your Baby Tonight  Arista  1990   
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Coves  You're Evil   Options Peel  1965 Records  2016   
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The Sensations featuring Yvonne  That's What You Gotta Do   Options   Junior  1963        2:40:36 ()
The Emperors  Karate   Options   Mala  1966        2:43:05 ()
Diane Christian  Wonderful Guy   Options   Bell  1964        2:45:27 ()
Paula Lamont  A Beatle Meets A Ladybug   Options   Loadstone  1964        2:48:00 ()
Peach Kelli Pop  Stuck In A Dream   Options Halloween Mask  Lauren Records  2016  Live on the Todd-O-Phonic Todd show Saturday 5/14! 
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The Lovelets  King Kong Love Theme   Options   Carosello  1977   
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Listener comments!

Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:04pm βrian:

Ah, tomato bisque wallpaper. I know it's Friday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 3:05pm Michael 98145:

Favorite photo of the week: www.flickr.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 3:05pm The Contessa:

Oops, I'll say it again, hello Sheila, hello Ken FHP, hello everyone, from cloudy London
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:05pm Carmichael:

Heya Sheila and boomers.
  Fri. 5/13/16 3:05pm P-90:

こんにちは@Sheila B!
  Fri. 5/13/16 3:07pm Adrian in London:

Good evening! This sounds like the theme to some 60s show that would have Patrick McGoohan as a guest star.
  Fri. 5/13/16 3:07pm MONEYBAG$:

Good afternoon Sheila
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:07pm listener james from westwood:

Hey there, Sheila and all!
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 3:08pm julie july:

My favorite radio show on my favorite radio station is playing the theme music from my favorite movie! Is this heaven? No, it's Sophisticated Boom Boom! Thanks, Sheila!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 3:09pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Greeties, my sweeties!
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 3:10pm SeanG:

present!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:10pm Dave in Vermont:

I keep thinkgin I am hearing purring.
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 3:10pm Sem Chumbo:

Sophisticated sonic boom boom, my fave Friday aural tonic.
Hiya, Sheila B, and all.
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 3:11pm Sem Chumbo:

This is one reason, right here.
  Fri. 5/13/16 3:11pm P-90:

@Adrian in London: or the theme for my favorite '60s show that never existed: the one with Patrick McGoohan AND Patrick MacNee...
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:11pm djsheilab:

A Friday the 13th special for you all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 3:12pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Afternoon, gang!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 3:12pm melinda:

hi folks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 3:12pm Evan From Seattle:

Happy Friday @djsheilab and boom-boomers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 3:12pm The Contessa:

One of my favourite dates @Sheila!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 3:14pm The Contessa:

I'd choose Patrick Macnee @P-90
  Fri. 5/13/16 3:14pm P-90:

OMG: it IS the 13th, isn't it?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 3:15pm The Contessa:

Sizzling start @Sheila!
  Fri. 5/13/16 3:17pm Cooh John:

Hello djsheilab and boom boomers. Crossing my fingers to assure all booms are good ones this Friday the 13th.
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:17pm geezerette:

Hullo alla youse!
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:20pm geezerette:

Oh this is good.
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:21pm CDToaster:

After Hours: Top 10 favorite film of all time along with the King of Comedy, both sorely overlooked and underappreciated. You have good taste, Sheila.
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:22pm djsheilab:

Don't mean to be quiet on the comments board, but I'm hard at work with these samples! So fun creating this haunting atmosphere :)
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:23pm geezerette:

Saw Eartha Kitt in a small club when she was in her 70s and she was still melting the men.
  Fri. 5/13/16 3:23pm P-90:

Haunt me, baby, haunt me!
  Fri. 5/13/16 3:23pm Cooh John:

Meereeooow! Loves me some Eartha. Purrfect.
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 3:24pm Sem Chumbo:

Anything, Eartha, anything.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:24pm Dave in Vermont:

Obi Wan?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:24pm listener james from westwood:

Murder by Death?
  Fri. 5/13/16 3:24pm BennettCap:

My favorite childhood comedy!
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:25pm geezerette:

BOOM BOOM NOIR
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 3:25pm melinda:

Great atmosphere, Sheila.
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 3:26pm mariano:

The one I wish someone would release properly is "Shadows of Paris," an amazing Mancini torch song used as the opening theme for "A Shot in the Dark." I can only find that particular version at the beginning of the film, so it has film noise in it, like some footsteps and doors opening.
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 3:27pm mariano:

Bensonmum!
  Fri. 5/13/16 3:28pm andrew:

acording to Irwin Chusid the entire plot of "After Hours" is lifted and uncredited from a Joe Frank monolog
  Fri. 5/13/16 3:31pm P-90:

Hmmm..."After Hours" is a LOT like a Joe Frank piece...
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 3:31pm TonyR:

I went to Favorite this before I realized it was Ella. She's overused, generally, but it's easy to see why.
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:32pm βrian:

I remember this movie!
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 3:32pm mariano:

Nice Withnail & I quote!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 3:34pm Michael 98145:

Nice work, DJ Sheila
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:34pm northguineahills:

Orbital sampled the same sample from this Global Communication intro at the same time...
  Fri. 5/13/16 3:34pm famous original sugarwolf:

Hello!
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:35pm djsheilab:

After Hours, Clue, Withnail & I, Murder By Death....my childhood favorites. Love seeing all your comments about these films! And this Global Communication record is brilliant from start to finish. Highly recommend it for any fans of ambient electronica.
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 3:36pm mariano:

It would be impossible to make a movie like After Hours today, at least with a modern setting. The whole plot hinges on someone being stranded in SOHO because he lost $20 out of a cab window. Today, the cab would take him to an ATM, or he'd just use a card, or use his phone to call a friend to borrow a few bucks. Plus SOHO would be full of people and open businesses.
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:37pm djsheilab:

@mariano You're so right. I always recommend it to people saying it's the best way to see what Soho was like in the 80s. So desolate. But Fanelli's was there!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:39pm listener james from westwood:

Murder by Death was a big fave as a kid. And as a grown-up copy editor, I now laugh even harder at Truman Capote's line, "Use your damn pronouns!!"
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 3:40pm julie july:

@djsheilalab, did Haunted Honeymoon ever make it on to your childhood radar? One of my favorite pseudo-scary movies as a kid! Gilda Radner, Gene Wilder, and Dom DeLuise in drag!
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 3:41pm mariano:

Oh yeah, Fanelli's has been there since forever, hasn't it? I worked for a while at 11 Madison, where the golden gates are where Griffin Dunne gets dropped off at the end, always got a kick out of walking in there every morning, especially if I was hung over and hadn't slept that much!
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:41pm geezerette:

Fanelli's! sigh.
I think the movie we're in now is possibly Bladerunner.
Like yours better Sheila.
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:42pm djsheilab:

@geezerette Seriously. That's why I love creating these worlds with sounds.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:43pm Adrian in London:

Ride sampled that Withnail quote on a song on Going Blank Again… [looks it up] Cool Your Boots, that's it.
  Fri. 5/13/16 3:44pm famous original sugarwolf:

This Moloko song is actually on one of the playlists they made for us at work
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:45pm listener james from westwood:

LOL! Enter and exit Jane Wiedlin!
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:46pm djsheilab:

This song is quite loud.
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 3:46pm mariano:

@Adrian: couple of year ago here in NYC I was at a bar that had a bartender from London, somehow Withnail & I came up, and he said he'd never heard of it. Talk about feeling old!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:46pm Adrian in London:

REVOLUTION!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 3:48pm The Contessa:

@Mariano, liking your make-up for this evening's theme
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:48pm Adrian in London:

A friend saw Spacemen 3 play a gig in a tiny club in Carlisle, drank too much and fell asleep with his head leaning against the bass amp. When he woke up the next day his head was buzzing and he wasn't right for a few days afterwards.
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 3:49pm mariano:

@The Contessa: thanks, the power of Christ compels me!
  Fri. 5/13/16 3:50pm MONEYBAG$:

Why hasn't Sonic boom been elected to something somewhere?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 3:50pm The Contessa:

@Mariano HA!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:50pm Adrian in London:

@Mariano I always presume that everyone knows exactly the same things as I do and am always taken aback when they don't.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:51pm Adrian in London:

@Listener James Ahoy, ahoy! From a copy editor across the pond.
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:53pm βrian:

Peggy Lee is the adverbial form of the adjective, Peggy.
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:54pm Henry:

Nurse Diesel!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:54pm Adrian in London:

Spacemen 3 followed by Peggy Lee: you don't get that on 6Music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:54pm listener james from westwood:

Mel!! America's favorite kosher ham!
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:54pm geezerette:

ha ha! Mel :D
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 3:54pm mariano:

@Adrian: Yes, it's true, happens to me more and more as I age. Was not expecting to hear High Anxiety, thanks for that Sheila!
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:55pm djsheilab:

@Adrian in London And didn't they flow into each other so naturally? ;)
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:55pm geezerette:

think he wrote this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:55pm listener james from westwood:

@Cheers, Adrian! Do you work freelance or in office for a publication of some sort? (I'm the former.)
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:55pm drewo:

Happy Friday Sheila and gang. My Dad met Mel Brooks in an airport a few years back and they shared stories about growing up in Brooklyn.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 3:55pm melinda:

Key change!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 3:55pm TDK60:

Spacemen 3 followed by Peggy Lee? Gee.
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 3:56pm mariano:

In the movie there's the part where he's talking to the audience too: "Where you from, Tex?" "Cincinnati." "Love that big red machine!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:56pm listener james from westwood:

[dramatic music begins, gets louder, is shown to be a bus full of an orchestra]
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 3:57pm The Contessa:

@Listener James freelance is the only way to live. But are people still willing to pay you??
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:57pm listener james from westwood:

Ah, the second time someone's addressed someone as Tex from the stage in a Brooks film!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:57pm Adrian in London:

@Listener James I've been freelance for 20 years, although there's less work about now than there used to be.

@SheilaB Of course!
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:57pm βrian:

Sheila is putting them through their paces in the pit.
  Fri. 5/13/16 3:57pm P-90:

"High Anxiety": most astute Sinatra parody ever
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:58pm listener james from westwood:

@The Contessa: It always surprises me just a little when they do, but yes, and I'm thankful for it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 3:58pm The Contessa:

IT WAS FABULOUS! @Sheila, thank you
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 3:59pm geezerette:

Ditto!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 3:59pm listener james from westwood:

@Adrian: Wow! I've only been full-time freelance since late '08. Laid off during the crash, 2nd layoff in 18 months, figured I'd give it a whirl. Working well so far!
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 4:00pm mariano:

@listener james: "Tex ma'am!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 4:00pm The Contessa:

@Listener James, lucky you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 4:00pm Dave in Vermont:

I went to see all three endings at he rockaway mall
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 4:00pm melinda:

I like Clue. Mr. Boddy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 4:01pm Therese:

Sheila, you are the best. Clue is the best. And I LOVE Amazon Women on the Moon!
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 4:01pm mariano:

"Who makes Steve Guttenberg... a star?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 4:01pm listener james from westwood:

Madeleine Kahn's hair in "Clue" makes my heart skip a beat. Or maybe that's just Madeleine Kahn. Perhaps both!
Amazon Women on the Moon!! Holy cow, that film was in HEAVY rotation in my gang after it hit home media!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 4:01pm listener james from westwood:

We do ... we doooo! ::clinks stein::
  Fri. 5/13/16 4:01pm BennettCap:

Another funny murder mystery spoof is The Private Eyes, starring Don Knotts and Tim Conway.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 4:02pm listener james from westwood:

@BennettCap: Yes indeed! They're in the trash masher and try to devour their way out. Fun animated titles, too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 4:04pm northguineahills:

Sonic Boom smoked me out twice when I was in college. First time for a packed EAR show, the second time for a Spectrum show, where only 8 people showed up. When I saw the Spacemen 3 reunion show a decade ago, it was way to crowded at Brownies to talk to him....
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 4:05pm mariano:

Remember Griffin Dunne in "My Favorite Year" with Peter O'Toole? Another overlooked 80s gem.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 4:06pm listener james from westwood:

Oh holy crap, I had an IMMENSE crush on Julie Brown.
  Fri. 5/13/16 4:06pm Joe McG:

You're right, Sheila, "After Hours" is the best!
  Fri. 5/13/16 4:07pm MONEYBAG$:

Sonic Boom and I shared a pack of bubble gum. True story.
  Fri. 5/13/16 4:07pm BennettCap:

@mariano My Favorite Year is fabulous!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 4:07pm melinda:

I loved Peter O'Toole in My Favorite Year.
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 4:09pm Michael Shelley:

HOORAY FOR THE MUFFS
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 4:10pm listener james from westwood:

Sheeeeit, folks are naming some old film faves of mine today! Would always try to watch "My Favorite Year" if I could catch it on cable. "'Captain from Tortuga?!' Captain from crap!"
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 4:10pm djsheilab:

WFMU-ers who love Clue....let's have a Clue-watching party! And we can all dress as the characters :) I call Mrs. Peacock!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 4:11pm Adrian in London:

I've never seen Clue. *shuffles away in shame*
  Fri. 5/13/16 4:11pm chalmers:

This is for ladies only!
So's this, madam, but I have to run some water through it every once in a while.
  Fri. 5/13/16 4:12pm AL:

In the late 80s my older sister had a summer job at the local Erol's Video in the DC suburbs. She got 4 free rentals a night, but since she had an actual social life I got to watch them. Clue, Earth Girls Are Easy. Amazon Women, Kentucky Fried Movie, all kindsa Mel Brooks...whoa. I musta watched After Hours 50 times. And I ended up on a comment board!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 4:12pm Lizardner Dave:

The Muffs into Margo Price. So perfect.
  Fri. 5/13/16 4:13pm chalmers:

My favorite Amazon Women sketch was "Son of the Invisible Man."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 4:14pm Therese:

YES! I call Mrs. White! FLAMES! FROM THE SIDE OF MY FACE!
  Fri. 5/13/16 4:14pm Cooh John:

Today's show packed with geniuses and virtuosos.
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 4:14pm mariano:

Isn't Earth Girls the one where the guy comes out of the bathroom in his underwear, surgical garb, saying "Here comes Dr Love!" then when he sees his wife, stammers "Honey, I can explain!"
  Fri. 5/13/16 4:15pm AL:

And this Margo Price ain't bad either.
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 4:15pm djsheilab:

@Therese! YES!!! I've never met anyone else who loves Amazon Women on the Moon. Thrilled to hear this!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 4:15pm Greg from ZONE 5:

@Sheila: My one friend's birthday has gotten decreasingly insane over the years. This year I asked him what the plan was and he said "I'm having a few people over to watch Clue."
  Fri. 5/13/16 4:16pm modchick65:

I am too emotionally fragile today for this Margo Price song.
  Fri. 5/13/16 4:16pm chalmers:

Can't believe no one snapped up Jane Wiedlin's singing telegram costume.
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 4:18pm djsheilab:

@modchick65 this is to cheer you up!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 4:19pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I'm calling conservatory because it sounds so sophisticated.
  Fri. 5/13/16 4:19pm JakeGould:

Howarya!
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 4:20pm mariano:

Such sweet pop!
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 4:20pm Sir Slouch:

@Mariano, that was Mark Linn Baker in MFY.
  Fri. 5/13/16 4:20pm modchick65:

@djsheilab -- 1994 Wannadies will certainly do that! Thank you!
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 4:21pm mariano:

@chalmers: Jane Wiedlin was soooo adorable as the singing telegram girl! @Sir Slouch: oops, didn't know that, thanks -- funny what my memory does sometimes.
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 4:23pm Sir Slouch:

Can't blame ya there, Mariano
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 4:25pm Rob Kopp:

Wht do you play the a-side? The b-side My own sake is by far her best song!
  Fri. 5/13/16 4:27pm chalmers:

Griffin Dunne was in Amazon Women on the Moon, though.
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 4:30pm djsheilab:

@Rob Kopp What record are you referring to?
  Fri. 5/13/16 4:30pm JakeGould:

Add me to the crush on Jane Wiedlen column.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 4:31pm Rob Kopp:

Her single Hangman's Daughter KETCH 15 UP
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 4:36pm mariano:

As far as singing telegram girls go, however, remember the crazy one from Brazil (the movie, not the country)? @djshielab: Go boys!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 4:38pm Rob Kopp:

Holly Golightly: My own sake www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 4:39pm Rob Kopp:

brilliant children piano, don't you think?
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 4:41pm mariano:

Trying to fall asleep last night I watched Man From UNCLE, the new film version. Not much to write home about, but it had a really good Italian torch song, "Che Vuole Questa Musica Stasera" by Peppino Gagliardi.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 4:43pm Adrian in London:

Hey Sheila, are you into Eurovision? I think you can see it in the US tomorrow. These days it's best watched in wine and on Twitter. Look out for Bulgaria's entry, a woman whose suspenders and earrings light up at the crescendo.
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 4:45pm djsheilab:

@Rob Kopp Ahhhh...I was playing her LP. That track isn't on there sadly. Thanks for the link.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 4:52pm Rob Kopp:

Bulgaria? Watch Dutchman Douwe Bob with Slow down. He includes a break of 10 seconds in the song.
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 4:53pm djsheilab:

@Adrian In London I haven't watched Eurovision but I really enjoyed it the last time I did. Thanks for the reminder + tip! I miss London's Eurovision-watching parties.
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 4:54pm djsheilab:

@Adrian in London-- that was meant to say haven't watched Eurovision in awhile :) My multi-tasking skills are poor.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 4:57pm Rob Kopp:

Probably Russia will win. With dope ofcourse.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 4:58pm Michael 98145:

Re: Eurovision, i don't think any of our damned Comcast channels carry it.
  Fri. 5/13/16 4:59pm JakeGould:

1 Year? Set of steak knives!
  Fri. 5/13/16 4:59pm chalmers:

I think it's on Logo, which might be on an optional Comcast tier.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 4:59pm Michael 98145:

Happy Anniversary, DJ Sheila!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 4:59pm Rob Kopp:

@Michael 98145: You won't miss anything. Sophisticated boom boom is much better
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 5:00pm Michael 98145:

The Ukrainian entry sounds gloomy. But honest.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 5:05pm Rob Kopp:

Your single of the week seems to have the same piano as the one in Holly Golightly's song My own sake :-)
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 5:05pm djsheilab:

@JakeGould Haha! A perfect gift.
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:06pm JakeGould:

Coffee at WFMU is for closers.
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:07pm Eric Hat:

Too bad Other Music can't be protected under the umbrella of FMU listeners' support.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 5:07pm Michael 98145:

@chalmers, thanks. I'll investigate the Logo schedule; never watched them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 5:07pm steve:

big yay for Perfume
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 5:08pm djsheilab:

@steve Isn't it a good one?!!! Super-giddy! Xo
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 5:09pm djsheilab:

Haha...I just xo'd you. Like I do in all my texts + emails. But not on the message board for some reason.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 5:10pm steve:

:D
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:11pm JakeGould:

Can't xo the message board. Too weird.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 5:12pm Cliff:

Hey Sheila! Are <3's ok?
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 5:13pm drewo:

Sad to see Other Music go. I'd always scan the best-seller list and employees picks to learn what I needed to learn about the latest music. The vinyl display came back strong the last few years - helping me to re-ignite my vinyl collection after a few decades lapse. I'll miss chatting with Chris V. - it really was a music clubhouse. Music fans can continue to support Other Music Recording - the Boogarins release last year was exceptional (thanks to Evan Davies for that tip).
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 5:13pm steve:

im in favor of xos. sorry, two against one Jake.
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:14pm JakeGould:

Two against me? What is the first one tough guy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 5:15pm Michael 98145:

There's too much of this going on: www.gofundme.com...
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:17pm Muddy:

Andrew Dice Clay was also in Amazon Women on the Moon, but in one of the weaker sketches of course
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 5:18pm listener james from westwood:

True that, along with Russ Meyer!
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:20pm JakeGould:

Any spooktacular sounds left for this final hour?
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:21pm chalmers:

@Muddy, if they made it today, Dice would be the funeral roast sketch with the likes of Slappy White and Rip Taylor.
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:21pm JakeGould:

@steve: Oh! I misread that TWO against ONE. Never mind!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 5:22pm Michael 98145:

@chalmers, thanks again. Eurovision finale will be on Logo tomorrow.
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:23pm muddy:

I was always a fan of 'First Lady of the Night.'
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 5:26pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Irma Thomas sounding very Pop - an' it's great!
...Love coming home @ the end o' the werkweek to this program...
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:26pm chalmers:

Enjoy it, @michael98145, I'm pulling for a Maltese shocker!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 5:26pm listener james from westwood:

I very well may like this version of So Much in Love better than the version one normally hears!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 5:27pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...oh - is Eurovision in Lego now too?...did I read that right...
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 5:27pm Danne D:

Yay Sheila B :) Enjoying the show :)
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:28pm BennettCap:

You're a great dj!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 5:28pm Cliff:

Some enterprising Youtuber oughtta do Lego Eurovision
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:30pm modchick65:

Having a heck of a time listening today... long meeting, in-office performance, on-going internet problems, phone calls... it's Friday the 13th and Sophisticated Boom Boom is not meant to be!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 5:30pm Adrian in London:

Apparently Eurovision is being broadcast on LogoTV, whatever that is
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:30pm JakeGould:

I bet someone in Periscope would do a scope of Eurovision via their phone.
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:30pm JM:

Great show as always - liked the Friday the 13th hour and the rest of the show had me smiling as I'm trying to finish up a rough week at work.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 5:31pm Cliff:

Wait, somebody already did Lego Eurovision: www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 5:32pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Yep, the Logo channel: www.eurovision.tv...
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 5:32pm Danne D:

@Cliff :)
www.youtube.com...
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 5:32pm Danne D:

LOL Cliff - beat me by a few seconds.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 5:33pm Michael 98145:

Logo TV seems to specialize in defunct series. Like reruns of Three's Company.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 5:33pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...see, I knew...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 5:33pm Cliff:

Haha Danne D, it occurred to me after I posted that maybe it already exists, so I did a search :D
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:34pm modchick65:

Awwww... what's wrong with irony?
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 5:34pm geezerette:

Great link!, gonna watch whole thing later.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 5:36pm Michael 98145:

That's pretty funny. And a heck of a lot of work.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 5:36pm maestroso:

Love the show SheilaB! Drive time radio (home now).
It's the syncopation in this Whitney song that makes it most interesting.
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 5:36pm geezerette:

...meaning LEGO Eurovision...
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:37pm JakeGould:

No more spooky? Bummer! :/
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 5:37pm Danne D:

There needs to be a Lego Network
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 5:37pm Rob Kopp:

Dutch entry Douwe Bob is the son of Simon Posthuma of The Fool, who made an LP in '68, but are more famous for their very colourful paintings (a.o. The Beatles' Apple building)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 5:38pm Cliff:

Hah, and I haven't even seen Human Eurovision before!
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:39pm JakeGould:

Is there inhuman Eurovision? Is that like when they sang "Shake Senora" at the end of "Beetlejuice?"
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 5:40pm Mochi Pierre:

Great show, Perfume & Bobbie Smith both #1
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 5:41pm geezerette:

always thought people loved slagging Eurovision performances, that what they loved was the cheesy over-the-topness.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 5:41pm Cliff:

Depends on if you consider Lego people to be human....
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:43pm SeanG:

Scorpions!
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 5:45pm Danne D:

Favorite slag is probably the Britain's Got Talent singer named Paul Potts that watchers of the show nickname Pol Pot
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 5:46pm geezerette:

dancing pants!?
Fun show Sheila B. :D
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 5:47pm geezerette:

@Danne D: HaHa! poor guy!
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:49pm tom:

Yeah! Love this Paula Lamont song!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 5:50pm Michael 98145:

Where else would we hear these things ?!? Great.
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:55pm modchick65:

This Lovelets track is amazing.
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 5:55pm djsheilab:

THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH! Your comments are the best. Happy Friday the 13th + Eurovision!
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:55pm JakeGould:

Ewe. King Kong love making imagery. Ew! Ew!
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:56pm JakeGould:

Thanks! Have a Fiendish Friday the 13th, Shiela!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 5:56pm Michael 98145:

you wanted spooky, JakeG
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 5:57pm The Contessa:

Great show Sheila, thank you, epsecially the spooky beginning! Happy weekend Xo
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:57pm JakeGould:

I signed up for "Swag for Life" not "Skeeve for Life."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 5:57pm Cliff:

Thank you Sheila!
xoxo, <3, :D, ^___^, and so forth!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 5:57pm Adrian in London:

Thanks Sheila, have a great week xx
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/13/16 5:57pm listener james from westwood:

Many thanks for the fine show and the amazing Friday the 13th hour!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 5:58pm chris:

thanks, Sheila!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/13/16 5:58pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Have a good week, Sheila. Happy first WFMU anniversary. The next Friday the 13th is in January, 2017.
Avatar    Fri. 5/13/16 5:58pm Danne D:

Thanks Sheila :)
  Fri. 5/13/16 5:58pm P-90:

Thanks, Sheila!
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