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Turning over the toy box and jamming together the gloriously mismatched musical Lincoln Logs, Legos and Tinker Toys from Tin Pan Alley pluggers, pickled egg tavern weepers, lockstep soul ensembles, skinny-tie power poppers, Eurotrash ravers, moontanned art school rockers, drunken soccer anthems and anything else that seems like a good idea at the time. There are no guilty pleasures.

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Options June 10, 2016: We meat-loafed 'em (go Cubs).

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Uncle Michael  Hinky Dinky Time Open   Options   0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Ray Charles  Let The Good Times Roll   Options The Genius of Ray Charles (Atlantic - 1959)
(From: Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1952-1959)
0:02:27 (Pop‑up)
The Globetrotters  House Party   Options The Globetrotters (Kirshner - 1970)   0:05:13 (Pop‑up)
Blue Mink  Good Morning Freedom   Options single (b/w Mary Jane) (Philips - 1970)
(From: Home Compilation)
0:08:13 (Pop‑up)
Wizzard  Bend Over Beethoven   Options single (b-side to See My Baby Jive) (Harvest - 1973)   0:10:59 (Pop‑up)
Blossom Dearie  I'm Hip   Options I'm Hip (Columbia - 1998)   0:15:30 (Pop‑up)
Johnny Wakelin  In Zaire   Options single (b/w You Got The Bug) (Pye - 1976)
(From: Sound Of Africa)
0:18:06 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Fabulous Continentals 

Undertow   Options

single (b/w Return To Me) (CB - 1963)  

0:21:09 (Pop‑up)
The Tubes  Stand Up And Shout   Options White Punks On Dope (A&M - 1976)   0:27:08 (Pop‑up)
Free Fall  Free Fall   Options Power & Volume (Nuclear Blast - 2013)   0:29:42 (Pop‑up)
Brownsville Station  Barefootin'   Options single (b-side to Smokin' In The Boy's Room) (Big Tree - 1973)
(From: Smokin' in the Boy's Room: The Best of Brownsville Station)
0:33:35 (Pop‑up)
The Golden Cups  Get My Mojo Working   Options The Golden Cups Album (Capitol - 1968)   0:36:20 (Pop‑up)
Maltese  Yasumi   Options Suncrush (Donburaco - 2015)   0:39:43 (Pop‑up)
RX   Sunday Bloody Sunday   Options The Party Party (unk. - 2004)   0:43:30 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Ted Heath 

Theme From "Lord Of The Flies"   Options

single (b/w Paris Mist) (London - 1963)
(From: Lost Jukebox - Volume 32)

0:46:23 (Pop‑up)
Roy Hamilton  Don't Let Go   Options single (b/w The Right To Love) (Epic - 1957)   0:53:06 (Pop‑up)
Lord Tickler  Medley: Mango Walk / Give Me Back Me Shilling / Sweetie Charlie   Options unk. (unk. - unk.)
(From: Take Me To Jamaica: The Story Of Jamaican Mento)
0:55:26 (Pop‑up)
Bob & Ray  Anxiety - Card From Llewellyn   Options n/a (Recorded off air - 1975)
(From: WOR-AM 1975 Tape 5)
0:58:53 (Pop‑up)
The Free Design  You Be You And I'll Be Me   Options Heaven/Earth (Project 3 Total Sound - 1969)   1:03:04 (Pop‑up)
The Matadors (Tony, Vic And Manuel)  Ace of Hearts   Options single (b-side to Perfidia) (Colpix - 1963)
(From: Lost Jukebox Vol. 99)
1:05:39 (Pop‑up)
Grimms  Slaves Of Freedom   Options Sleepers (DJM - 1976)   1:08:17 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
The Beach Boys 

Guess I'm Dumb (Instrumental Track With Background Vocals)   Options

prev. unr. (Capitol - 1964)
(From: The Beach Boys - Made In California)

1:11:52 (Pop‑up)
Jerry Lee Lewis  Ring of Fire   Options Country Songs For City Folks (Smash - 1965)
(From: The Locust Years)
1:17:03 (Pop‑up)
Johnnie Ray  Cool Water   Options single (b-side to An Ordinary Couple) (Philips - 1961)
(From: Yes, Tonight Josephine)
1:19:02 (Pop‑up)
Hank Thompson  Teach 'em How to Swim   Options Songs For Rounders (Capitol - 1959)   1:21:22 (Pop‑up)
Brute Force  Cudd'ly   Options single (b-side to In Jim's Garage) (Columbia - 1967)
(From: Lost Jukebox Volume 080)
1:23:44 (Pop‑up)
Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians (v Carmen Lombardo)  A Cottage For Sale   Options shellac 10" (b/w Without You Emaline) (Columbia - 1930)   1:25:44 (Pop‑up)
Red Norvo and his Orchestra (v Mildred Bailey)  Worried Over You   Options shellac 10" (b-side to Tears In My Heart) (Columbia - 1937)
(From: Complete Columbia)
1:29:02 (Pop‑up)
Terry Rice-Milton  Opening Night   Options single (b-side to Your Heart's Not In Your Love) (CBS - 1970)
(From: Lost Jukebox Volume 047)
1:31:59 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
King Tubby 

Dub of a Woman   Options

Dub From The Roots (Total Sounds - 1974)  

1:34:35 (Pop‑up)
Lawrence Welk And His Orchestra (with Neil LeVang, guitar)   Riders in the Sky   Options single (b/w My Love For You) (Dot - 1961)   1:43:00 (Pop‑up)
Ennio Morricone   As A Judgement (Come Una Sentenza)   Options C'Era Una Volta Il West (Once Upon A Time In The West) (RCA Victor Original Cast - 1969)   1:44:49 (Pop‑up)
Rattles   You Can't Have Sunshine Everyday   Options single (b/w Where Is The Friend) (Philips - 1970)
(From: With All the Original Hits!)
1:47:52 (Pop‑up)
David Bowie  Neuköln   Options Heroes (RCA Victor - 1977)   1:50:55 (Pop‑up)
Can  Bring Me Coffee or Tea   Options Tago Mago (United Artists - 1971)   1:55:23 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Young Holt Unlimited 

California Montage   Options

single (b/w Straight Ahead) (Brunswick - 1969)
(From: Funky16Corners Blog )

2:02:05 (Pop‑up)
Lesley Gore  Wonder Boy   Options single (b-side to Maybe I Know) (Mercury - 1964)
(From: The Golden Hits Of Lesley Gore)
2:06:57 (Pop‑up)
D. R. Hooker  Falling Asleep   Options The Truth (On Records - 1972)   2:09:04 (Pop‑up)
Orchester Jeff Hasky  Jeff's Special   Options unk. (unk. - unk.)
(From: Test Card Classics 2: Big Band Width)
2:13:59 (Pop‑up)
Tubize Royal Hawaiian Orchestra  Wabash Blues   Options single (b/w In My Old Hawaiian Home) (Okeh - 1929)
(From: Hawaiian Steel Guitar Classics: 1927-1938)
2:15:57 (Pop‑up)
Pat Daisy  Everybody's Reaching Out For Someone   Options single (b/w I'll Be There) (RCA Victor - 1973)
(From: Whitburn Country - 1972)
2:18:56 (Pop‑up)
Jimmy Hughes  Neighbor, Neighbor   Options single (b/w It's A Good Thing) (Fame - 1966)   2:20:59 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Perrey & Kingsley 

Pioneers of the Stars   Options

Kaleidoscopic Vibrations (Vanguard - 1967)
(From: The Out Sound from Way In!)

2:23:30 (Pop‑up)
T. Rex  Laser Love   Options single (b/w Life's An Elevator) (EMI - 1976)
(From: Great Hits 1972-1977, Vol. 1: The A-Sides)
2:28:15 (Pop‑up)
The Trout  Crazy Billy   Options The Trout (MGM - 1968)   2:31:42 (Pop‑up)
The 8th Day  If I Could See The Light   Options single (b/w If I Could See The Light (Instrumental)) (Invictus - 1971)   2:35:01 (Pop‑up)
Howlin' Wolf  Somebody In My Home (Alternate Take)   Options prev. unr. (Chess - 1958)
(From: Smokestack Lightning: The Complete Chess Masters 1951-1960)
2:38:04 (Pop‑up)
Paula Greer  So In Love   Options prev. unr. (Workshop Jazz - 1963)
(From: Complete Motown Singles - Vol 3)
2:40:34 (Pop‑up)
Norma Jean  Go Cat Go   Options single (b/w Lonesome Number One) (RCA Victor - 1964)
(From: Dim Lights, Thick Smoke And Hillbilly Music - Country And Western Hit Parade)
2:43:37 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Ray Charles 

Rockhouse (Part 2)   Options

single (b-side to Rockhouse (Part 1)) (Atlantic - 1958)  

2:45:45 (Pop‑up)
Al Stewart  Year Of The Cat   Options Year Of The Cat (Janus - 1976)   2:48:34 (Pop‑up)
The Kinks  I Gotta Go Now   Options Kinksize Session (EP) (Pye - 1964)
(From: The Anthology 1964-1971)
2:51:47 (Pop‑up)
Frank Ifield  Goodbye Now   Options single (b-side to Paradise) (Columbia - 1965)
(From: The Complete A-Side And B-Side)
2:54:33 (Pop‑up)
Johnnie Ray  Miss Me Just A Little   Options single (b/w Soliloquy Of A Fool ) (Columbia - 1957)
(From: Cry)
2:57:14 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Fleetwood Mac 

Albatross   Options

single (b/w Jigsaw Puzzle Blues) (Blue Horizon - 1968)  

2:59:22 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm Alex In Illinois:

Avatar 12:02pm ndbob:

afternoon Alex, UM everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm Doug Schulkind:

Every doggone thing?
Avatar 12:04pm duke:

Cool start, UM.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04pm listener james from westwood:

Ahhh, finally back in the office and (almost) in time for HDT! How do, UM and all!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06pm Uncle Michael:

Alex! Bob! Doug! Duke! James!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06pm mauri:

howdy doody uncle michael.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar 12:08pm Dominick:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:08pm Jeff Golick:

Well this beats the Super Bowl Shuffle by a country mile in the sports song sweepstakes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09pm Jeff Golick:

(By Athletes category.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09pm Uncle Michael:

How many real Globetrotters are on this is anyone's guess.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09pm Uncle Michael:

  12:09pm Dean:

Did you make it to the new Jazz Record Mart, UM?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:10pm doctorjazz:

Hey, going to have to run early today, but sounding great so far!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:11pm Uncle Michael:

No rekkid shoppin' Dean.

Doc! Thanks.
Avatar 12:12pm V Priceless:

Greets, Uncle M!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:13pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar 12:17pm 67tele:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:18pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:19pm Parq:

Digging Blossom, as I always do. UM, glad you had a blast on your baseball sojourn. Good to have you back.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:20pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks Parq!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:21pm listener james from westwood:

No lie, this Wakelin cut, and your show being the first place I heard it, were the first things I thought of after I recovered from the news re: Ali. Glad to hear it today!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:22pm Doug Schulkind:

Nice one here, Uncle Michael.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:22pm Uncle Michael:

Had to!
  12:27pm Dean:

Would *love* to learn more about stand-by favorite restaurants in Chicago. I'm going in July, taking family. Will try to visit Kuma's Corner for the heavy metal decor.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:28pm Parq:

I regret to say, I am not familiar with "meatloafing" as baseball slang, and have been unsuccessful in googling it. Help would be welcome.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:29pm Jeff Golick:

Have you clicked on the GIF, @Dean?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:29pm Jeff Golick:

ooops, meant @Parq!?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:30pm listener james from westwood:

If I had to guess: getting on base but not getting to home, as per the Rizzuto bridge in "Paradise by the Dashboard Light"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:30pm Uncle Michael:

Two wins out of three games. Animate the gif!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:33pm doctorjazz:

OK, Adios! See you in the archives.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:33pm Parq:

Ahh. The light bulb over the head goes on.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:36pm Uncle Michael:

Not a traditional baseball term...yet.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:39pm Jeff Golick:

Do people still refer to the third game of a three-game stand in which both teams have won a game as a "rubber game?"
  12:42pm Dean:

Somebody needs to explore the semiotics of meatloaf, a la Barthes. One of the crass cartoons my kids watch features a stay-at-home dad who makes an evidently inedible meatloaf at virtually every meal. It hurts me, because my meatloaf is usually pretty good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:42pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:43pm Jeff Golick:

That's good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:48pm Parq:

Just think what the effect on the world might have been if a college-age Georgie Bush had been successfully afforded a career as a rock star.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:56pm Uncle Michael:

We might have had no need for Eddie Money?
  12:56pm Dean:

Num, num. Thank you! Will investigate both of those spots. I have a friend who is pretty damn good at replicating secret recipes. Problem is he's here on the west coast, not heading to Chicago any time soon.

Just saw this in Saveur: http://www.saveur.com/picchiapo-roman-italian-braised-beef-recipe Same as Italian beef?
Avatar 1:02pm Dominick:

Thanks for this!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:05pm annie:

bob and ray.... so gd funny
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:06pm Uncle Michael:

Dean, that's decidedly different!
Avatar 1:07pm ndbob:

great one here!
Avatar 1:08pm ndbob:

I think some Jan and Dean involvement here?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:09pm Uncle Michael:

google that!
Avatar 1:10pm chromaphone:

Trying to think of a squarer band than the Free Design... maybe The Beach Boys when Mike Love sang lead?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:10pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar 1:11pm Dominick:

@chromaphone - Up With People!
Avatar 1:11pm V Priceless:

haha - was just listening to 'ol Neil this morning...brilliant!
Avatar 1:12pm ndbob:

ah half right - jan berry is on it
Avatar 1:13pm Dominick:

Dr. Love can rock with the best of them
Avatar 1:14pm Dominick:

Avatar 1:16pm holland oats:

yolo hinkies
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:19pm Parq:

Dan Quayle though the Free Design were cool, but I don't hold that against them. They have a lovely segment in Mitchell Kezin's documentary about not-quite-mainstream Christmas music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:19pm Mike East:

huh...Ring of Fire hook came into my head completely at random this morning. Haven't heard this song in quite a while.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:20pm Uncle Michael:

Welcome all you recent arrivals!
Avatar 1:20pm chromaphone:

Will check it Dominick. Now I'm remembering how rockin' the Beach Boys Live in London lp that my Dad used to play was too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:26pm Rich in Washington:

Is this the 'sit on a sandwich' Brute Force?
Avatar 1:26pm ndbob:

Always amazed me that this is from 1967
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:26pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:27pm Rich in Washington:

Me too ndbob, I didn't know Brute Force went back that far.
Avatar 1:28pm holland oats:

omg that cudd'ly
Avatar 1:30pm chromaphone:

I remember singing Up with People in 3rd grade or thereabouts school chorus. Is Up With People a band?
Avatar 1:33pm Dominick:

Brute was a member of the Tokens in the mid 60's
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:34pm Parq:

Little bit of "Devil and the Deep Blue Sea" in that song that Norvo and Co. were essaying, no?
Avatar 1:34pm chromaphone:

Ok you're right Dom, Mike Love really rocks out sometimes. thanks for the link.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:35pm Uncle Michael:

I agree, Parq. I hear it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:36pm Jeff Golick:

I recall some anecdote about the making of Love and Mercy (possibly apocryphal) wherein some Hollywood wag wonders if they can find a big enough asshole to play Mike Love.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:37pm Jeff Golick:

Bilbo was a member of the Tolkiens in the 60s, too.
Avatar 1:38pm chromaphone:

I look forward to checking out more Free Design on your recommendation UM. There is something about these groups with the big white vocal arrangements that tend to still sound square to me.
Avatar 1:40pm Dominick:

Brute still plays an occasional gig. Saw him a little over a year ago.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:45pm listener james from westwood:

Ooohh, this "Riders" is a good 'un, I can tell just from the intro.
Avatar 1:46pm chromaphone:

I'll be playing this song tomorrow morning at an outdoor town fest with my wife on vocals :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:46pm listener james from westwood:

Don't mean a thang if it ain't got that twang!
Avatar 1:46pm ndbob:

Neil Levang was good
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:46pm listener james from westwood:

Ennio! Speaking of that twang!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:48pm listener james from westwood:

Kick-kick-kicking myself for over a decade for not seeing Morricone when he performed in NYC back around 2003ish.
Avatar 1:50pm burke:

Funny: I just murdered a breaded steak from Johnny O's on 35th Street...but now I wish I got a beef.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:50pm Uncle Michael:

that'd have been pretty cool
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:51pm Uncle Michael:

A beef; it's what's for dinner.
  1:53pm Dean:

Adding Johnny O's on 35th to the list...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53pm Uncle Michael:

Gonna be south of the Loop, Dean?
  1:55pm Dean:

No. On the Loop. But w/ family I want to figure ways to get out and away (namely, from conference I'll be attending).
Avatar 1:56pm burke:

I wouldn't call Johnny O's a dining destination. But if you're catching a Sox game it's not a bad choice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56pm Uncle Michael:

Ah...you'll need to have a proper gyros in Chicago.
Avatar 1:58pm burke:

Not sure how UM feels about professional baseball on the OTHER side of town :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58pm Uncle Michael:

You call that baseball? How's Shields working out?
  2:00pm Dean:

Do tell. None of the places near me here has a "best" gyro, I'm afraid. Might be better places in SF. Won't have a car in Chicago, so we'll use the public transit, which is how we get around 1/3 of the time around here, anyway.

When I travel solo I look for dining destinations, where that means "nice" restaurants. Too hard/$$$$ with young kids. Judging from the menu, the kids would love Johnny O's.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:01pm Uncle Michael:

I'm not up on where the best gyros places are in a given area these days. Burke?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:02pm Uncle Michael:

I'd google best gyros in chicago and see which places are near to your lodging.
Avatar 2:03pm burke:

He's reminding me a little of Lester's first months with the Cubs. Ha!
Avatar 2:04pm burke:

Al's Beef is a local chain with a prototypical Chicago fast food menu.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:06pm Rich in Washington:

Speaking of umlauts and gyros, where, regionally in the US is Döner kebabs a thing?
Avatar 2:07pm Brian in UK:

Hello Uncle. Is that a Kohler engine you are using?
  2:09pm Dean:

Goddamn, I'm hungry.

I don't mind looking like a tourist. Do the waiters at these restaurants recommend appropriate wines to go with the "beef"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:09pm Rich in Washington:

There was this cheesy chain franchise around here that did döner sandwiches but they were literally like a Kronos restaurant in Teutonic drag. Old German flags everywhere. Meat was virtually identical to that whirling monstrosity found in those generic Gyros joints, sans the tdziki sauce, feta.
Is this a thing in the US?
Avatar 2:10pm 67tele:

'Kites Are Fun' by Free Design - wow simply wow
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:10pm Uncle Michael:

Waiters? heh.

Yes, Brian.
  2:13pm Dean:

Looks like Greektown is relatively close, at least a couple good options.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:14pm Uncle Michael:

Greektown is GREAT but go there for sit-down Greek food. Get the gyros from a more modest location.
  2:16pm Dean:

Good idea. At this rate my family will be dining about seven times per day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:17pm Jeff Golick:

They're playing my song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:18pm Rich in Washington:

Dammit. Now I really want a gyros.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:18pm Uncle Michael:

The gyros will be good there...but you'll want to order different things. Greek Islands was always our go-to but there are other good places. Saganaki is delicious...not just a show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:20pm Rich in Washington:

Not a single Greek restaurant in my neighborhood - lots of crap gyros joints or places that make 'em, but our last, rather lackluster Greek joint closed a couple of years ago.
Avatar 2:20pm chromaphone:

I would want a gyro if I hadn't just eaten 2 huge slices of macaroni and cheese bacon pizza.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:22pm Uncle Michael:

And the thing is, Chicago is a great restaurant town...but we're just talking about the local staples...and we haven't discussed pizza.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:22pm Parq:

Rich -- opposite problem here. Greek restaurants, seeking four-star status, with opulent facilities filled with super-rich millennials throwing back overpriced cocktails and talking too loud.
  2:26pm Dean:

The LA area used to have Papadakis Taverna, famous (or notorious) for being the site where USC's football team recruited players. I went there only once when I was a kid, ill-equipped to judge the fare. I vaguely recall the smashing of dishes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:28pm Stevel:

Great Japanese place at Clark and Polk. Decent fancy-beer bar about two blocks north, Villians.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:28pm listener james from westwood:

I may be in Chicago in the next 2 years, so these points will prove very helpful. Was there for a few too-brief days many moons ago, but went with business colleagues with very bland tastes and therefore didn't eat anywhere interesting.
Avatar 2:37pm Brian in UK:

@james that's the thing with going out in a group, it is lowest common demominator.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:40pm Stevel:

Also, on Michigan Ave. a place called The Gauge. Very busy at lunch, but that's because its great. Fanicer, for working types, meeting clients, etc. Excellent food and service. $13-$25 entres at lunch.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:41pm Uncle Michael:

Great bowl of matzoh ball soup at Frances' on north Clark...
Avatar 2:42pm burke:

Speaking of the south side! Let's hear it for Howlin
Avatar 2:42pm burke:

Howlin' beef
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:43pm Uncle Michael:

I gotta go the museum at the old Chess studios one of these days.
  2:48pm Dean:

Man, that Gage has an 18oz bone-in ribeye for sixty bucks at dinner! I really love a good steak at a good restaurant. (Still dreaming of that Porterhouse at Tanino in Westwood...) But cripes, I can't deal with the price and, often, the volume. I once dined solo at Peter Luger's, where there was precisely one steak that a mere individual could reasonably consume. But I bet that Gage ribeye is good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:49pm Jeff Golick:

Sharing a t-bone is for sure the way to go at Peter Luger.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:49pm Jeff Golick:

Of course, leftover are nice, too. We never seem to have any.
Avatar 2:50pm chromaphone:

Thanks for the sweet tunes UM!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:51pm Parq:

DOUBLE clickie-star for "Cat".
Avatar 2:51pm ndbob:

excellent show UM!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:51pm Parq:

That string passage just kills me every time.
  2:51pm Dean:

Leftovers work when you're near home. They're hard to deal with in a hotel room.

Guilty pleasure, this Al Stewart. When it was a hit it aired every fifteen minutes. Not enough to wear it out, though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:51pm listener james from westwood:

Agreed, Parq!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:52pm Stevel:

Hey, I wonder if the Chess museum is open on Saturday's. I'll be within ten blocks or less.

Still love Year of the Cat.

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:52pm Parq:

I'm even okay with the obligatory sax break. It was the 70s, after all.
Avatar 2:52pm Brian in UK:

Unmistakable voice. Favourite album is Past, Present and Future'.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:53pm Doug Schulkind:

2013 was the Year of Grumpy Cat
Avatar 2:54pm Brian in UK:

Thanks Uncle. Good weekend, y'all.

Off for a po-boy cauliflower cheese.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:54pm Jeff Golick:

I had the sheet music for "Yeah of the Cat" as a wee piano playing lad. Also, "She's Got a Way." Also Joe Jackson's "Night and Day" album.
  2:55pm Dean:

Buddy of mine hired Al Stewart to play his 50th birthday. I wonder if Diamanda Galas would consider playing my 60th?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:55pm Jeff Golick:

"Yeah" is of course "year," in Massachusettsese.
  2:56pm Dean:

There's some uncertainty as to how and precisely when Peter Wood, co-writer of YOTC, left us.
Avatar 2:57pm Brian in UK:

Frank cannot resist a little yodel.
Avatar 2:57pm chromaphone:

I remember being a wee lad and when Year of the Cat kept coming on the radio thinking "that singer sounds weird".
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm Stevel:

So, does this mean you're really leaving?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm Uncle Michael:

For real.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm Stevel:

[looks at the ground.]
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:59pm Parq:

Wait, did I miss something? LEAVING leaving?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:59pm Uncle Michael:

I lied.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:59pm Doug Schulkind:

That's my boy, Johnnie Ray!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:01pm Stevel:

Geeze, apparently!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:02pm listener james from westwood:

Thanks a ton, UM!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:03pm Stevel:

Migrate pleasure.

Don't mind me, just free associating.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:04pm Jeff Golick:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:04pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks everyone...see youse next time!
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