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A pennant-winning battery of songland. Ongoing feature: Single File, a half-hour of randomly selected small records with big holes.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Terry Snyder and the All Stars  I'm in the Mood for Love   Options Persuasive Percussion  Command  1959  LP      0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
The Command All-Stars  Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps   Options Provocative Percussion  Command  1959  LP      0:07:15 (Pop‑up)
Terry Snyder and the All-Stars  Rock-a-Bongo Boogie   Options Persuasive Percussion Volume 2  Command  1959  LP      0:09:53 (Pop‑up)
Enoch Light and the Light Brigade  Hernando's Hideaway   Options Provocative Percussion Volume 2  Command  1960  LP      0:12:15 (Pop‑up)
The Command All-Stars  Hawaiian War Chant   Options Persuasive Percussion Volume 3  Command  1960  LP      0:15:25 (Pop‑up)
Enoch Light and the Light Brigade  Provocative Percussion   Options Provocative Percussion Volume III  Command  1961  LP      0:18:01 (Pop‑up)
Enoch Light and the Command All-Stars  Besame Mucho   Options Persuasive Percussion Volume 4  Command  1961  LP      0:20:20 (Pop‑up)
The Command All-Stars  Istanbul   Options Persuasive Percussion - 1966  Command  1966  LP      0:23:42 (Pop‑up)
Saint Etienne  Underneath the Apple Tree   Options Home Counties  Heavenly / PIAS  2017  CD    *   0:34:59 (Pop‑up)
Jad Fair & Kramer  Red Red Sun   Options The History of Crying  Shimmy Disc  2017  LP    *   0:37:20 (Pop‑up)
Rat Columns  Is This Really What You're Like?   Options Candle Power  Upset! The Rhythm  2017  LP    *   0:40:59 (Pop‑up)
Wet Hair  Dear Danae   Options The Floating World  Warf Cat  2017  CD    *   0:45:15 (Pop‑up)
Cruel Summer  Around You Around Me   Options Ivy  Mt. St. Mtn.  2017  LP    *   0:49:54 (Pop‑up)
Ex Eye  Xenolith (The Anvil)   Options Ex Eye  Relapse  2017  CD    *   0:52:53 (Pop‑up)
A Child  Cats Are Great   Options Atelier Rock et Animaux  Le Vilain Chien  2017  LP    *   0:56:42 (Pop‑up)
Fiji Mermaid  A Tiny Rose   Options Colors That Shine  Fiji Mermaid  2017  CD    *   0:57:34 (Pop‑up)
Connie Converse  We Lived Alone   Options How Sad, How Lovely  Lauderette  2009  CD  from late 50s    1:01:31 (Pop‑up)
Josef Van Wissem  Temple Dance of the Soul (The Taste of Blood)   Options Beyond Prop, New Lute Music for FIlm  Incunabulum  2017  CD    *   1:03:45 (Pop‑up)
Not Drowning, Waving  Yes Sir, I Can Boogie   Options Used and Recommended By  Triple R/Mushroom  1987  LP      1:07:03 (Pop‑up)
Sandie Shaw  Sympathy for the Devil   Options Reviewing the Situation  RPM  1991  CD  From 1969    1:11:14 (Pop‑up)
The Uncle Devil Show  Angie Baby   Options A Terrible Beauty  Compass  2004  CD      1:16:50 (Pop‑up)
Gert Wilden & Orchestra  Sexy Girls   Options Schulmädchen Report: Schoolgirl Report & Other Music from Sexy German Films (1968-1972)  Crippled Dick Hot Wax!  1996  CD  From "Mädchen Die Nach München Kommen," 1972    1:20:35 (Pop‑up)
Manuela Horn  99 Luftballons   Options Lotta Glottis: Vocal Fry 2016 Marathon Premium  WFMU  2016  CD-R      1:23:09 (Pop‑up)
Single File: a bunch of 45s all lined up in a row for no particular reason
Spinach  America-America   Options single  LIberty  1970  45      1:35:56 (Pop‑up)
Bette Bright and the Illuminations  Some Girls Have All the Luck   Options single  Korova  1981  45      1:39:12 (Pop‑up)
Van Morrison  Chick-A-Boom   Options single  Bang!  1967  45      1:43:09 (Pop‑up)
The Georgia Satellites  Hippy Hippy Shake   Options single  Elektra  1988  45      1:46:12 (Pop‑up)
June Valli  The Wedding   Options single  Mercury  1958  45      1:47:58 (Pop‑up)
Riley Crabtree  Tonight   Options single  Columbia  1953  45      1:50:31 (Pop‑up)
Fallen Angels  The Kid Gets Hot   Options single  Arista  1975  45      1:53:28 (Pop‑up)
Lonnie Youngblood  Gonna Fly Now   Options single  Turbo  1977  45      1:56:32 (Pop‑up)
Cleophus Robinson  Heaven Help Us All   Options single  Nashboro  1972  45      2:00:50 (Pop‑up)
Trini Lopez  I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight   Options The Whole Enchilada  Reprise  1969  LP      2:15:40 (Pop‑up)
Jerry Butler  Strawberries   Options He Will Break Your Heart: 2 Decades of Smash Hits  Chameleon  1989  LP  From 1963    2:19:08 (Pop‑up)
The Beau Brummels  Lower Level   Options The Very Best of the Beau Brummels: The Complete Singles  Varèse Sarabande/Rhino  2017  CD  From 1967  *   2:22:48 (Pop‑up)
The Youngbloods  Foolin' Around (The Waltz)   Options The Youngbloods  Edsel  1988  LP  From 1967    2:26:07 (Pop‑up)
The Wildflower  Coffee Cup   Options Love Is the Song We Sing: San Francisco Nuggets 1965–1970  Rhino  2007  CD  From 1967    2:29:10 (Pop‑up)
The Great Society  Sally Go 'Round the Roses   Options Collector's Item from the San Francisco Scene  Columbia  1970  LP  From 1968    2:31:13 (Pop‑up)
It's a Beautiful Day  Bombay Calling   Options It's a Beautiful Day  Columbia  1969  LP      2:37:43 (Pop‑up)
Deep Purple  Child in Time   Options Made in Japan  Warner Bros.  1973  LP  our copy says "Property of WKCC"!    2:42:00 (Pop‑up)
Tim Buckley  Sally Go 'Round the Roses   Options Honeyman  Manifesto  1995  CD  live, 1973    2:54:20 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

  9:04am YIP:

Avatar 9:04am Brendan in Carroll Gardens:

@Joe - what is the intro? i always enjoy it but never thought to ask...is it from a movie?
  9:05am YIP:

sesame street !
Avatar 9:05am Brendan in Carroll Gardens:

hahahah! just found it on yourtube...
Avatar 9:06am Parq:

I grew up with "Provocative Percussion", the follow up to this album.
Avatar 9:06am duke:

I'm in the mood for persuasive percussion
Avatar 9:07am Sem Chumbo:

Hi, Joe, McGaskoes.

Persuasive elevator music. With a side of bongo.
  9:07am bonneville73:

First time listener to Surface Noise. Entertain me.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:09am Ken From Hyde Park:

What a coinky-dink! I'm in the mood for some surface noise just now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:09am Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning, Joe & all!
Avatar 9:09am Parq:

Do I remember this track? Quizás.
  9:10am John in Bklyn:

Joe, did you watch Wong Kar Wai last last night??
  9:10am al:

just put a client on hold.... receiver placed on speaker. just typing this note to the message board while they listen.
Avatar 9:14am Joe McG:

Good morning, folks! I hope some of you are wearing headphones since the percussion ping-ponging is nice in headphones.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:15am Guido from Cologne:

hello Joe!
Enoch Light:
Used to be great records for sampling & scratching!
Used them a lot back in the days.

Great cover art by Josef Albers (Bauhaus-artist).
  9:15am John in Bklyn:

@Parq Nat King Cole did a nice version en Español.
  9:16am John in Bklyn:

Albers was a great artist but he was such a square.
Avatar 9:17am Joe McG:

@John: Ha! The NKC is my favorite! @Guido: Yes, the covers are so nice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17am redkayak:

Good morning all :)
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:17am Guido from Cologne:

@John in Bklyn
  9:19am John in Bklyn:

I couldn't resist!
  9:19am tim from Champaign:

Hi Joe and everyone. Nice music for smoothing on in to the week!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:20am Uncle Michael:

This set is utterly McGasko. I love it so much.
Avatar 9:25am highlowe:

jump start to the day!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am redkayak:

This is fantastic....
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:26am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe, I was told that when I was a nipper, Hernando's Hideaway was my favourite song.
  9:26am JtotheK:

Enjoying this set! Hi Joe, hi everyone.
Avatar 9:26am sispus:

constantinople or not, it's very very hot!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:28am Brian in UK:

You get a mention, Joe. (last verse)

I know a dark secluded place
A place where no one knows your face
A glass of wine, a fast embrace
It's called Hernando's Hideaway

And all you'll see are silhouettes
And all you'll hear are castanets
And no one cares how late it gets
Not at Hernando's Hideaway

At the Golden Fingerbowl or any place you go
You will meet your Uncle Max and everyone you know
But if you'll go the spot that I am thinkin' of

You will be free to gaze at me and talk of love
Just knock three times and whisper low
That you and I were sent by Joe
Then strike a match and you will know
You're in Hernando's Hideaway

Just knock three times and whisper low
That you and I were sent by Joe
Then strike a match and you will know
You're in Hernando's Hideaway
Avatar 9:33am Sem Chumbo:

Ah, Hernando's Hideaway. I stage managed a production of The Pajama Game in high school, BiUK. Thanks for the memories.
  9:38am ?:

The new Saint Etienne is SOOOO GOOD
Avatar 9:38am Joe McG:

@Brian: I love it! Thanks for the lyrical nod. @Sem: I've never seen "The Pajama Game"!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:39am Brian in UK:

Sem, apart from picking some fruit we have left the allotment. Just a few raids to try and liberate soft fruits. The Elderflowers were very brief this year so not much Cordial making.
Avatar 9:41am Joe McG:

I hope that a lot of people are not working today, but if you are, I hope you'll hang out with me!
Avatar 9:42am Sem Chumbo:

There was a Doris Day filmed version ~ 1957, if you ever find time to indulge in it.

@BiUK:am sure once you find a new place, you'll get the gardening bug once more.
  9:44am Brendan:

Workin and hanging with you Joe.
Avatar 9:45am Joe McG:

@Sem: Is Tony Randall in it? Then I'll have to see it. @Breandan: Sorry that you're working, but glad you're listening!
Avatar 9:46am highlowe:

what @Brendan said. : ) . Best sounds to drift beside at work. hardly working tho.
Avatar 9:48am Joe McG:

@highlowe: Ha ha! That's what they deserve for making you work today.
  9:48am KDubya:

Floating World Sounds like All Too Much.
  9:49am KDubya:

Whoops,. I meant Red Red Sun sounds like All Too Much
Avatar 9:50am Joe McG:

@KDubya: I heard that, too!
  9:51am KDubya:

Great show, as always, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52am common:

Good to finally be able to tune in. Hey joe and all!
Avatar 9:52am Sem Chumbo:

Joe: it had the original cast w/ Doris subbing for the female lead for box office clout, I guess. No Tony Randall, but I did meet him at a radio station I worked for. A very tanned, short man. Nice smile.
  9:53am Brendan:

Its a Cruel (Cruel) Summer
Avatar 9:53am Sem Chumbo:

Yo, common.
Avatar 9:54am Joe McG:

Thanks, KDub! Heya, common, long time no see! @Sem: I'm sad that I can no longer meet Tony Randall.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:55am common:

Hey sem!
  9:55am Brendan:

The summer of oatmeal aka the gruel summer
Avatar 9:56am Joe McG:

It was hard to resist that Bananarama segue.
  9:57am Brendan:

Catarine the Great
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am Irwin:

Great drummer there in Ex Eye.
Avatar 9:58am Joe McG:

@Irwin: Greg Fox is excellent in any context!
  9:59am Brendan:

What Irwin said
  10:03am melinda:

Hi Joe and everyone! Happy 3rd.
Avatar 10:08am Jason Elbogen:

Hi, Joe McG. Are you in Studio A?
  10:08am Brendan:

Please allow me to introduce myself
Avatar 🎸 10:08am djsheilab:

Gooooood morning Joe + friends!
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:09am tadpoles:

Hey Joe. Thought Fiji Mermaid was a great name for a band.

Then wiki told me what it was... you don't want to know.
Avatar 10:10am Joe McG:

Hey Melinda! Sheila B., you Greek goddess, you. :) @Brendan: You're reading my mind. Stay tuned. @Jason: I am, Jason!
Avatar 10:14am Jason Elbogen:

Joe--do you have a second to answer the studio phone?
Avatar 10:14am Sem Chumbo:

Ms. Shaw, of Puppet on a String fame, was a Eurovision song contest winer. Did not know until just now.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:15am Brian in UK:

Used to work with someone who had a band called Waving, Not Drowning. No recorded material to my knowledge or maybe one single..

This SS is a frantic pace.
Avatar 10:15am Joe McG:

Sure, Jason, or just come to Studio A in person.
Avatar 10:15am Roberto:

More Sandie I hears, more Sandie I likes.
Avatar 🎸 10:18am djsheilab:

Love this "Angie Baby" song!
Avatar 10:20am Jason Elbogen:

Sorry about that! Crisis averted! (I left the Studio C computer streaming incorrectly yesterday and that knocked the Drummer Stream offline ever since, but Scott just fixed it).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:22am herb.nyc:

hi all. i love coincidences. joe played "angie baby" and 10" ago, i clicked on article (via facebook, of course): My lunch with screen legend Angie Dickinson reminds me that millennials are overrated
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:23am Mike Sin:

Love that Sandie Shaw album!
Avatar 10:24am Joe McG:

@Sheila: The craziest Helen Reddy song! @Jason: Great to hear! @Mike: Heard part of your archive from Saturday. Sounding great, Mike!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:25am Sebastian:

woah man...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:25am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

What I always knew about SandieShaw was she hosted 'ReadySteadyGo!' & stuff - & was always barefoot? The sort a Mod boy had to crush on by law...sounded a bit contrived - by like all the records I've heard in fact.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:25am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:28am steveo:

Jim Price made this bed, and now you have to tell the truth in it.
  10:28am Brendan:

That last balloon flew like an eagle
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:32am ɨkɛ:

What's this about butts now?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:32am Sebastian:

I remember watching the Schulmädchenreport Movies as a kid/youth, sneaking to the TV when there was no one home - lots of very bad movie to sit though to see very little skin
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:32am tadpoles:

Rev Rabbit... you're not mixing Sandie Shaw with Cathy McGowan are you...they both look a bit alike?
Avatar 10:38am Joe McG:

@steveo: I have to reburn the great beds Jim made for me since they failed on me last week! @Sebastian: Helpful! I'll just enjoy the stills in the CD booklet and leave it at that.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:38am Guido from Cologne:

Hahaha Mamamama!
My copy?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:39am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@tadpoles: They were both presenters - but Sandie was the barefoot one I think...But I got to read wigkey say:
...'While McGowan had answered an advert for 'a typical teenager' to work as an advisor, she found herself presenting the show. Her strength was that her status as a fan of the artists was evident in her style; stumbling over her lines, losing her cool and apparent inexperience only made her more popular, and by the end she was presenting the show alone. She may have been the inspiration for Susan Campy from the Beatles' 1964 film A Hard Day's Night, when George Harrison tells the producer of a fictitious teen television show that Campy is "... that posh bird who gets everything wrong", to which the producer played by Kenneth Haigh replies, "She's a trendsetter. It's her profession." '...
- Which scene were the best thing ever.
Avatar 10:39am Joe McG:

@Guido: Yup! I found your notes inside!
  10:40am melinda:

@tadpoles I saw a Fiji mermaid at the International Cryptozoology Museum!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:41am steveo:

@joe; ah, well I"m sorry I missed them failing ;)
Avatar 10:42am Joe McG:

@steveo: Our CD players are temperamental with various brands of CD-Rs, so I just have to reburn to one that I know will work.
Avatar 10:44am Joe McG:

Oh, by the way, the Spinach sleeve is pretty jaw-dropping: www.cdandlp.com...
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:45am tadpoles:

Rev Rabbit.. I must admit to loving the Mary Quant '60's "Dolly Bird" (not sexist) look and SS & CMc were both great. My older brother's girlfriend looked like them and I was smitten.

Melinda... have you been the same since?
Avatar 10:46am Roberto:

I clicked that bait, Joe. All I can say is...oy.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:46am Brian in UK:

Ready, Steady, Go! was co-presented by that Hep Cat, Keith Fordyce.
Avatar 10:48am Joe McG:

@Roberto: Giorgio is the fellow with the moustache, of course.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:48am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Brit Mod stylee not exactly a turnoff. Indeed.
They're strong to the finish, cause they eats their spinach.
  10:50am melinda:

@tadpoles it was one of the weirder things in a museum of weird, but I came through ok.
  10:50am Brendan:

I gotta speak now or forever hold my peace. DONT DO IT!
Avatar 10:51am Joe McG:

@Brendan: She marries "the SECOND BEST man" but decides to make the best of it. Whew!
  10:54am Brendan:

@Joe yeah alls well that ends well. I thought it was going to end in gunfire. Not that I don't like those bizarrely tragic ballads...
Avatar 10:55am Joe McG:

@Brendan: No, instead she decides to marry the one she doesn't really love and slog it out for 50 years. Far more tragic!
Avatar 10:58am Marc Francis:

  10:59am Brendan:

@Joe. My money says she was preggers... and a shotgun wedding courtesy of Pa
  11:00am Claw!:


  11:01am Claw!:

I love you Joe

Good morning, All!
Avatar 11:01am Joe McG:

Love you, too, Claw!, thanks for dropping in!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:02am Ken From Hyde Park:

Howdy, Claw! You should try to attend the garbecue if you possibly could.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:05am Summer and Michael:

Great show, as ever, Joe! This set is putting us in the mind of a great series of photos of NYC taken in 1979 that we just saw online this morning. It's here: ephemeralnewyork.wordpress.com... ...Happy 4th!
  11:08am Claw!:

Howdy, Cken!

Avatar 11:13am Claw!:

There it is
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:13am Ken From Hyde Park:

Matt Warwick is hosting a barbecue in the WFMU parking list from 9 to 3 tomorrow. I'm highly thinking of attending.
@Joe - Indeed he did. Toward the end, he was playing three CDs simultaneously.
  11:15am Brendan:

Gar B Q ? Thats one dumpster fire id love to attend.
Avatar 11:17am Claw!:

I can't make it out to NJ tomorrow. I need to get my car looked at before I take that trip from DC and everything is closed tomorrow
Avatar 11:17am Joe McG:

Thanks, S&M! I'm going to check out those pics after the show. @Ken: You will see many FMU personalities getting blotto in the parking lot.
Avatar 11:19am Marc Francis:

This version is great!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:19am Wendy del Formaggio:

Joe! Hello! Rats, it looks like i missed the "Command" set. I suppose I could just go downstairs to my living room and my record collection and replicate the experience. But it won't be the same. Thank goodness for the archives.
Avatar 11:19am Claw!:

I was listening earlier, Joe, and I loved your Percussion records segment, btw. Those series don't get the credit they deserve. The Command stuff is fantastic.
Avatar 11:20am Claw!:

Hah! Wendy and I are on the same page
Avatar 11:23am KP:

Happy Pending Independence Day, Joe!
Avatar 11:23am Joe McG:

Hey Wendy! Glad you and Claw liked that set. I was just looking at the "P"s in my records, and well, why not? I love those records.
Avatar 11:24am Joe McG:

Happy pre-Independence, KP!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:24am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Man, loves Brummelstones.
Avatar 11:25am KP:

The Beau Brummels not only sounded like Gene Clark, they looked like him too.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:26am Wendy del Formaggio:

Claw, we are totally synchronized.
  11:28am Brendan:

Enjoy today because In Depends Day is coming soon
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:29am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

But they were out before the bYRdS (who themselves charted earlier in SanFrancisco it's said). & there's a Zombie-like quality too...BaroquePop & so on...
Avatar 11:30am Joe McG:

@Brendan: For all of us!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:30am BronwynB:

hey joe and everyone!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:32am Guido from Cologne:

Uuuuh great Great Society!
Avatar 11:32am Claw!:

This is a cool version
  11:33am frenchee:

right on! A fave-o-fave of mine (the song) and that's Grace Slick, right? Or her voice twin....
  11:34am Judger:

sounds like white rabbit only not as good
Avatar 11:35am Marc Francis:

Sounds like white rabbit but better!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:35am Planet Tyler:

@frenchee, the one and only GS
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:35am Guido from Cologne:

Grace Slick's band with her brother who also originally did "Somebody To Love"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:35am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

It is a kewl cover. The Jaynettes' original is kinda haunting already. Yeah Grace jumped TheGreat!Society for the Airplane - & took 'Somebody to Love' w/ her.
  11:35am Will:

That's Grace alright and her husband Darby on the git.
  11:35am frenchee:

Oh c'mon @Judger, this is sooo good. Wait, I missed Percussive LPs? My fave in that series is Percussive Pineapples. MMMM, pineapples....
Avatar 11:35am the Canterbury wood-elf:

Yep, that's Grace. I thought this was the Pentangle version for the first few seconds, but actually prefer this jammed-out version. Thanks Joe!
  11:36am Judger:

i hear ya
Avatar 11:36am Joe McG:

@frenchee: Yes, it's Gracie. I LOVE this song, too. We may even hear another version if the show holds out long enough...
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:36am Guido from Cologne:

Grace also plays the organ on this.
Avatar 11:37am Joe McG:

I like the applause after the hippie jammitude!
  11:37am frenchee:

thanks, all-knowing WFMU boardsters! Happy pre-Independence Day....and welp, that sure ain't Jorma K. on guitar is it?
  11:40am howard in nyc:

Ah, It's A Beautiful Day. And it's a beautiful day, too.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:40am Guido from Cologne:

Child In Time?
Didn't know about that ripp of from the Purple.
Certain SF classics mobviously missing in my collection.
Avatar 11:40am Joe McG:

@frenchee: I don't think so, but I may be wrong. Heya, Howard!
Avatar 11:41am Joe McG:

@Guido: You're about the 5th person to anticipate my segueway today! You guys are gettin' good....
  11:42am Judger:

did not know about this song/band
and taking back what i said bout great slick
  11:42am frenchee:

HOLY CRAP, @Guido from Cologne, that sure is a rippppppp. But who's rippin' whom?
  11:43am Judger:

best version
Avatar 11:43am Joe McG:

I think Purple is ripping off IABD. IABD were earlier.
  11:44am Judger:

it's a beautiful did it in 69 apparently and they're aMREICAns
  11:45am Judger:

"it's a beautiful day"
Avatar 11:45am Joe McG:

@Judger: And since it's almost the 4th of July, well....let's give it to SF.:)
  11:45am Brendan:

Love screaming hippies
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:46am Planet Tyler:

So who used to jockey in Illinois (and stole records from WKCC?!)
  11:46am frenchee:

I'm havin' flashbacks! Thanks for this groovy grooves set, Joe McG.
Avatar 11:46am Joe McG:

I'm not much of a metal fan, as regular listeners know, but this song has several redeeming features: There's that bolero part, the part where it boogies (just begun), and then there's the stolen riff. :)
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:46am Guido from Cologne:

next thing will be Blues Magoos "Ain't Got Nothing Yet" and Purple "Black Night"?
Avatar 11:46am cee:

folks at wkcc must really be mad at wfmu
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:46am Summer and Michael:

We had this Deep Purple live album. It was a double. And I think it had a total of about 7 songs - 2 each on three sides and 1 more taking up the last...
Avatar 11:47am Joe McG:

@Tyler: Don't tell them we have it! @Guido: ha ha ha! Purple is worse than Zeppelin with the sticky fingers.
  11:48am Brendan:

Ian Gillan has said that "Child in Time" is based on It's a Beautiful Day's psychedelic song "Bombay Calling".[1] It's a Beautiful Day in return borrowed Purple's "Wring That Neck" and turned it into "Don and Dewey" on their second album Marrying Maiden (1970). ~Wiki
  11:49am frenchee:

well isn't that all friendly and tradesy. damn dirty hippies, sharing everything....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:49am Planet Tyler:

@Joe, Cmon, we wouldnt mind if they took it back would we?
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:49am Guido from Cologne:

Loved the show!
Must run!
Avatar 11:49am Joe McG:

@Tyler: It's OK by me, but I think WKCC might have our copy of "In Rock" since ours isn't here! Exchange program.
Avatar 11:50am V Priceless:

loverly Purple, Joe! Happy happy to ya!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:50am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Purple always had pretenses of Classical influence - BaroquePsych & then Prog...Make mine the related CaptainBeyond for ProgMetal - who picked up loose members from both U.S. & UK bands...
Avatar 11:51am Joe McG:

I never listened to the lyrics before. Is this an anti-war song?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:53am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...they were very early as Metal bands go. This thing of a HardRawk period then that wasn't all Metal yet is talked about these days...
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:53am tadpoles:

When did Metal first get coined? Early Deep Purple was always just called "Hard Rock" ... loved it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:53am Planet Tyler:

Joe, WKCC isnt around anymore le' google says so we're stuck w it.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:53am Brian in UK:

Nice one, Joe.

Have a great day tomorrow everyone, those not working ofcourse.
Avatar 11:54am Joe McG:

@Tyler: Aw, too bad!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:54am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Even Sabbath's fast mode was a Boogie. Surprising how early they were, really.
  11:54am CLAY Pigeon:

Avatar 11:55am Joe McG:

The Pidge!
Avatar 11:55am the Canterbury wood-elf:

@tadpoles It's all rather murky: en.wikipedia.org...
  11:56am CLAY Pigeon:

McTotal Gas!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:56am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

'Heavy' was already a Hip term...wouldn't be surprised if BlueCheer had already called themselves HeavyMetal by accident...
  11:57am frenchee:

LOOOOOOVE. You go 'round, Joe! <rose emoticon>
  11:57am Rudd Dimension:

Steppenwolf's "Heavy Metal Thunder" was an early reference, I would think.
Avatar 11:58am KP:

Woo. Great stuff here, Joe!
Avatar 11:58am Joe McG:

Thanks for keeping me company this morning, guys. Ending with the randy Tim B. wasn't exactly what I meant to end with, but I'm out of time. Have a great 4th and I'll see you next week!
  11:58am Deviled Hamster:

I always long for the Lorca album, but it is rarely summoned.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

True Rudd. ...Any Tim anytime works for me.
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:59am tadpoles:

Appreciate your electicism Joe. Thanks. Cheers.
  12:00pm frenchee:

haa haaa Pidge, good one on YOU.
  12:00pm Admirers:

Joe we love your new hair!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 12:00pm steveo:

thank you Joe for the show
Avatar 12:01pm Claw!:

Thank you Joey Joe Joe Joe! great show. Happy 4th!
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