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Playlist for 22 September 2016 Options | Concerto for bed and breakfast

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Artist Song Album Label Approx. start time
Harvey Matusow's Jews Harp Band  Scat Rat   Options War Between Fats and Thins  Head  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Silver Apples  The Edge of Wonder (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options Clinging to a Dream  Chickencoop  0:01:22 (Pop‑up)
Mimi Goese & Ben Neill  Blackpool (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options Songs for Persephone  Ramseur  0:04:57 (Pop‑up)
Utility Project  My Farewell Song   Options Empress of Ireland  Utility Project  0:08:44 (Pop‑up)
The Poppy Family  Which Way You Goin', Billy?   Options A Good Thing Lost: 1968 - 1973  March Records  0:13:11 (Pop‑up)
St Germain  Rose Rouge   Options Tourist  Blue Note  0:16:29 (Pop‑up)
Linda Perhacs  Porcelain Baked Cast Iron Wedding   Options Parallelograms  Kapp; The Wild Places  0:23:12 (Pop‑up)
The Meters  All I Do Every Day   Options The Meters Jam  Rounder  0:27:27 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Raymond Scott 
Tempo Block   Options Soothing Sounds for Baby  Basta  0:31:47 (Pop‑up)
High Places  She's a Wild Horse   Options High Places vs. Mankind  Thrill Jockey  0:39:01 (Pop‑up)
Mike Roth  It's a Fashion   Options Context 70 - South Side Senior High School, Rockville Centre, Long Island  South Side Senior High School  0:43:39 (Pop‑up)
P.P. Arnold  As Tears Go By   Options The First Cut: The Immediate Anthology  Castle Music/Santuary Records  0:46:59 (Pop‑up)
Mirah  Nobody Has to Stay   Options C'mon Miracle  K  0:49:50 (Pop‑up)
Donny Hathaway  A Song for You   Options Donny Hathaway  Atlantic; Rhino  0:52:30 (Pop‑up)
Mimi (Goese)  Fire and Roses   Options Soak  Luaka Bop  0:57:51 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Piero Umiliani 
Produzione   Options Musica Elettronica Vol. 2  Right Tempo  1:03:11 (Pop‑up)
Twizzle  Falling   Options Soda Fountain  Twizzle  1:06:33 (Pop‑up)
Laura Mvula  Can't Live With the World   Options Sing to the Moon  Columbia  1:10:51 (Pop‑up)
Aaron Copland  Clarinet Concerto, first movement (Benny Goodman, clarinet)   Options Clarinet Concerto/Old American Songs  Columbia  1:16:51 (Pop‑up)
Will Holshouser Trio  Reed Song   Options Reed Song  Clean Feed  1:23:42 (Pop‑up)
Jack Nitzsche  Da Doo Ron Ron   Options The Lonely Surfer  Collector's Choice  1:28:13 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
World Standard 
The Lonely Driver 1952   Options Country Gazette  Asphodel  1:31:40 (Pop‑up)
Planxty  Si Bheag Si Mhor   Options Planxty  Shanachie  1:36:18 (Pop‑up)
Hugo Largo  Turtle Song   Options Mettle  Opal  1:39:52 (Pop‑up)
Warn Defever  Happy Apple: Sad Song   Options Remixes  Time Stereo  1:43:01 (Pop‑up)
Silver Apples  The Rain   Options Clinging to a Dream  Chickencoop  1:46:34 (Pop‑up)
Patrick Lee  The Anointing   Options The Last Thing  Bad Panda  1:50:47 (Pop‑up)
Lulu  Leave a Little Love   Options Shout: The Complete Decca Recordings  RPM  1:53:33 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Johnny Beecher 
Sax Fifth Avenue   Options 45 played at 33  Warner Bros.  1:56:49 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:49am Artie Haywire:

Comfy quarters
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:54am Charlie:

I just noticed the picture on the wall is the same as: lh4.ggpht.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59am listener james from westwood:

Good Thursday, Charlie and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59am Michael:

Morning Charlie, Artie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm Parq:

I posted this on Trouble's playslist, but I'm a'posting it again coz it's just so darn good.
www.scribd.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm Charlie:

Hey there, Artie, James, Michael. Pull up a patch of pink carpet and have a seat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm listener james from westwood:

Whoops, we hopped onto the stream!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04pm Charlie:

Hey there, Parq.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:05pm listener james from westwood:

I think we're back!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:05pm doctorjazz:

Everybody's doing something, I heard it in a dream...
Hi all, not sure what I'm listening to, but it is nice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:05pm Charlie:

Parq -- Kenny G would've read that list on the air.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06pm Charlie:

Hey, doctorjazz.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06pm Charlie:

OK, I activated the accuplaylist! Whoopsy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:13pm Parq:

Charlie: Ha ha! Bet you're right.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:16pm listener james from westwood:

Ooh, this ST Germain nugget is always welcome.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:18pm Parq:

James @ 12:04 to 12:05 -- oh, so that's what that glitch was. That's the thing with free-form shows - you're just never sure.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:20pm Parq:

Many's the time when, listening to programming and suddenly hearing a weird noise come into the mix, I've had to turn the radio off to see whether the noise was part of the programming or external.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:20pm Charlie:

Parq, I sometimes have to do that, even if I'm not listening to the radio.
Avatar 12:21pm ndbob:

afternoon Charlie and everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:22pm Charlie:

Hey there, ndbob, what's shakin'?
Avatar 12:24pm ndbob:

@charlie just listening with Vlada - he's got quite an ear
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:25pm listener james from westwood:

Parq, you're not the only one!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:25pm Charlie:

and a cute nose and tail (vlada that is) ...
Avatar 12:26pm ndbob:

for sure Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:31pm Charlie:

Silver Apples playing at Monty Hall! -- montyhall.ticketfly.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:37pm Webhamster Henry:

Linda Perhacs is working on a new recording.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:38pm Webhamster Henry:

It's taking a long time! .. it was on Kickstarter, but decided she wanted to use a label instead of self-publishing, so cancelled the Kickstarter. www.lindaperhacs.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:39pm Charlie:

Good news, Henry!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:40pm Charlie:

Let's get her to play at Monty Hall!
  12:42pm jan:

Hi Charlie- Speaking of Silver Apples, did you see the Obit in the Times for Don Buchla- of the synthesizer by the same name? Fascinating.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:44pm Charlie:

hi jan -- yes, very interesting!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:50pm listener james from westwood:

Taking you mobile via the magic of the iTunes app, so thanking you in advance for what I know will be a delish second half!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:51pm Charlie:

Enjoy your journey, James:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:53pm Parq:

This performance by Hathaway is tremendous.
  12:55pm testingwithfire:

Learning from Mr. Hathaway is NOT doing nothing :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:00pm Charlie:

hi testingwithfire!
yes, that guy could really wrap his voice around a song, and wrap a song around himself...
  1:13pm jan:

can't live with the world- lovely!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:14pm Goyim in the AM:

Yes, this is pretty damn gorgeous.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:14pm Charlie:

I thought so too, jan -- glad you like it:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:15pm Charlie:

Hi there, Goyim in the AM!
Avatar 1:15pm geezerette:

Hi Charlie and mental flaneurs!
Avatar 1:16pm geezerette:

Drifting,floating,lovely.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:18pm Charlie:

hi geezerette -- flaneur is such a classy sounding word for idler. much nicer than slacker.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:19pm Parq:

Very autumnal sounding set, Charlie. I assume that's intentional.
Avatar 1:19pm geezerette:

haha, :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:20pm Webhamster Henry:

This reminds me a little of the soundtrack to Picnic, which is full of that Midwestern longing.
Avatar 1:22pm geezerette:

Love this Aaron Copland piece, and Benny Goodman.
Avatar 1:24pm geezerette:

This music is so at odds with the moment we are living through. Very soothing,hopeful. Thanks Charlie.
Avatar 1:24pm Roberto:

Will H! A fellow Wesleyan alum.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:25pm Charlie:

@Parq -- hadn't thought that! It just came together that way. But perhaps (perhacs?) the equinox is having an effect.
Avatar 1:25pm Roberto:

uh...I think the trio just broke a string.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:25pm Charlie:

Hey, Roberto -- didn't know that about Will H, or you!
Avatar 1:26pm Roberto:

Yeah I've probably said too much. In any case, I think the stream just went kaput.
  1:26pm Listening Out There:

I think Roberto's right. Audio went from accordion to (koto?)...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:28pm Charlie:

I'm trying to re-start the stream. I have to re-start the streaming computer. Sorry! Will be a minute or two. :(
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:29pm Parq:

This, this Hoshouser is a perfect example of what I was talking about earlier. All these disjointed pauses -- buffering problem? Turns out it's not, but I had to refresh the pop-up player a couple of times to be sure.
  1:29pm Listening Out There:

- Please Stand By -
Avatar 1:29pm Roberto:

And we're back...I think.
Avatar 1:29pm Roberto:

Oh maybe not.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:29pm Charlie:

no, not yet
Avatar 1:30pm northguineahills:

ok, we're back...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:30pm Charlie:

now we back
Avatar 1:30pm geezerette:

O.K.!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:31pm Parq:

Okay, for crying out loud, will someone tell me what I'm supposed to be listening to?
  1:32pm Listening Out There:

Heck, folks, it's Freeform Radio!
Avatar 1:32pm Roberto:

Is this really Charlie? I don't know whom to believe anymore.
  1:33pm Listening Out There:

Today's program is named Busy Breaking Something...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:36pm Parq:

So what was that plinky koto thing?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:38pm Charlie:

the koto thing was what was playing on the stream if I weren't on, which for that moment, I wasn't
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:40pm Parq:

So wait, the robot server is running even when there's a live program in progress? Oh, my poor brain, my poor brain.
  1:42pm Listening Out There:

Ooh, but Charlie...you'll share the URL for your alternate stream, no?
Avatar 1:44pm northguineahills:

I love this Warn Defever Remix cd, I picked it up once upon a time when he played at Other Music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:44pm Charlie:

The Drummer robot server is *always* running. When I, or anyone on the stream, does a program, we are cutting into the stream. (Except, I think, for Doug, who does his program from where the stream originates. Maybe.) The stream *has* to be running in just such an eventuality of what happened here today. If my computer cuts out in the middle of the show, the stream would be silent. So the stream kicks in if my streaming software kicks out.
  1:45pm Listening Out There:

Does the Warn Defever sample Happy Apple? (Happy Apple is a side project of the drummer in The Bad Plus)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:45pm Charlie:

yes, NGH -- I love it too! esp this trk:)
  1:45pm Listening Out There:

...it does sound like Dave King's drumming...
Avatar 1:46pm northguineahills:

Yep, it's a remix of Happy Apple.
  1:46pm Listening Out There:

Thanks, Generous Host, for the explanation. Reassuring to know we will not be audioless in the event of a national emergency...
  1:52pm jan:

What a consistently stimulating program you've got today!
Avatar 1:53pm geezerette:

Beautiful show Charlie. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54pm Charlie:

NGH -- I hunted down the Happy Apple CD on the strength of that track.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54pm Charlie:

LOT --:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54pm Charlie:

Thanks for hanging around here today, folks:) You're a swell bunch!
Avatar 1:55pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie!
  1:59pm Listening Out There:

Thanks! Next time...
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