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Options January 13, 2018: Guest: Ricky Riccardi from The Louis Armstrong House Museum

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Artist Track
Biz Markie  Just A Friend   Options
Kiss  Comin' Home   Options
Johnny Cash  Without Love   Options
Allen Toussaint  What Is Success?   Options
Louis Prima with Sam Butera and the Witnesses  Shadrach, Meshack, Abednego   Options
New Piccadillys, The  Judy Is A Punk   Options
Jerry Fuller  Hollywood Star   Options
Nikki Lane  Companion   Options
Cookies, The  On Broadway   Options
Donovan  The Way   Options
Pete Dello & Friends  Delighted To See You   Options
Ferlin Husky  You Make Me Feel Funny Honey   Options
Louis Armstrong & The Mills Brothers  W.P.A.   Options
Ricky Riccardi  INTERVIEW   Options
Louis Armstrong  What A Wonderful World   Options
John Cale  Paris 1919   Options
Sunshine Company, The  Back On The Street Again   Options
Lucinda Williams  Big Red Sun Blues   Options
Shorty Long  I'm Out To Get You   Options
Prisonaires, The  Senor Siskin   Options
Cult Hero  I Dig You   Options
Clear Light  With All In Mind   Options
Buddy Miller  Nothing Can Stop Me   Options
Gene Middleton  You Can Get It Now   Options
Bread  Family Doctor   Options
Brian  The Girl Who Plays The Bass   Options
Gene Vincent  Poor Man's Prison   Options
Baby Washington  Think About the Good Times   Options
Guy Des Joncs & Guido Giovagnoli ‎  Arborea   Options
Stephen Malkmus  Jenny & The Ess-Dog   Options
Utopia  One World   Options
McKinleys, The  Sweet And Tender Romance   Options
MC5  Shakin' Street   Options
Mort Shuman  She Ain't Nothing but a Little Child, Oh My   Options
Louis Armstrong  At Home   Options

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:00am Listener Baby:

Baby, I loved my time with you and your family, as well as my time on the East Coast so much, that I wrote a song about it. Here goes:
Weep no more, my lady, Oh! weep no more to-day! We will sing one song for the old Montclair, NJ. Home, For the old Montclair, NJ. Home far away.
And to my friends out there and everywhere, (Any Michael Shelley show fan, is a friend of mine), good morning!
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:00am Frank In Queens:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:01am Listener Baby:

I must say that it's so nice to know that @Frank In Queens has a face, and a wife. Both of which are quite nice indeed.
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:02am Frank In Queens:

The wife is much nicer than the face.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:02am Listener Baby:

I can't argue.
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:02am Frank In Queens:

And yes, good times last weekend. Perfect way to celebrate getting over being sick.
  11:03am xazar:

DAMM - Love this song!
  11:03am choggie:

Damn, Ol' Biz really needed the pitch-adjuster for that chorus...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:03am Ken From Hyde Park:

Gee, the last time I remember this Biz Markie tune was when it was on Beavis & Butt-head.
  11:03am xazar:

No way - leave it off and messy
  11:04am choggie:

@Ken HAH, me too!
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:10am Hughie Considine:

I wonder if Elvis Costello was miffed that Johnny Cash covered Nick Lowe and Glenn Danzig but passed on "Complicated Shadows."
  11:10am Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning, Michael and all!
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:12am Frank In Queens:

My dad worked on Louis' house back in the early 70s as a plumber and met him awkwardly. My dad was working in his bathroom and Louis walked in wearing a towel wanting to take a shower. He wasn't expecting my dad to be there and was startled; "holy shit! you nearly scared me to death!" "Sorry Mr. Armstrong, just fixing your sink."
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:14am Brian C.:

Johnny Cash did Elvis Costello's tune "Hidden Shame" (pretty sure it's on the same album as "Without Love")
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:17am Frank In Queens:

If I had a time machine, I'd head right to the Marquee Club in 1964 and just stay there for about 6 years.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:17am Listener Baby:

@Frank. I've seen that movie. Right about then, the bass and funky wah wah guitar kicked in. Good stuff.
  11:17am Greg from ZONE 5:

  11:19am clarke:

  11:19am Philly Dave:

Love your show and all of WFMU
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:20am Frank In Queens:

OK, I'd just stay permanently and probably be dead before I got to the current day. I'll take that trade!
  11:20am bonneville73:

Good morning from Traverse City, MI
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:20am herb.nyc:

from one of the Elvis C reissues that had him write liner notes, i recall nick asking elvis "wanna go to johnny cash's house (for xmas?)". elvis said yes (duh). they go and johnny opens the door and extends his hand to elvis, "hi, i'm johnny cash". i hope i remembered that sorta kinda right.
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:21am Frank In Queens:

Corona is long passed it's heyday unfortunately.
  11:23am Todd in Miami:

Looking forward to today's interview. A friend of mine grew up near the house when Louis was still with us -- and he used to come out and play his horn to entertain the kids hanging out!
  11:24am DaveinPA:

When did that trope start of the 'man with the big cigar' as a representation of someone rich and powerful? You don't hear that used anymore but it was pretty common in the latter 20th century if not much earlier...
  11:26am clarke:

i would imagine because large cigars were expensive
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:28am Hughie Considine:

I'd say it's pronounced 'while'
  11:28am clarke:

  11:28am Adrian in Londres:

  11:29am frenchee:

deutsch rule: pronounce it following the last vowel.So WeIl is long I, and if she spelled it wiEL it'd be WHEEL. Hi Michael!
  11:30am clarke:

what a snare sound!!
  11:30am frenchee:

It's said that Leonard Bernstein STINE was very particular about that.
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:31am Hughie Considine:

But she wasn't living in Germany!
  11:31am frenchee:

jah, agreed Hughie.
  11:31am clarke:

but elmer bernstein preferred steen
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:32am Hughie Considine:

Useful information nonetheless, Frenchee
  11:32am paul:

  11:32am Paul W:

My last name is Weil and pronounced “while.!”
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:34am Hughie Considine:

I've always sensed that those who insist on 'steen' want to deemphasize the Semitic implications of "stine" -- hence, Levine pronounced Le-VINE, which had a moment in the 70s and 80s.
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:34am Hughie Considine:

Actually, that makes no sense. Please disregard.
  11:35am paul:

Leonard preferred BernSTINE
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:36am dale:

hello mr. deejay man - 'nirvana' is the standout cut on this donovan cd. not a toe tapper, true...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:36am Listener Baby:

RE: Greg Calbi. A Gentleman. Period.
  11:36am Philly Dave:

Just like in Young Frankenstein. Remember that scene with Gene Wilder when the student pronounces his name Frankenstein and Gene insists Frankensteen.
  11:36am clarke:

we been ovah dis
  11:36am paul:

Just saw Frenchee's post.
  11:37am frenchee:

I could trip out on Donovan's voice alone.
  11:38am frenchee:

also, pretty sure it's ET-CET-era. (wink)
  11:38am arrow apple:

NJ sucks. Cop asks "have you ever had a NJ license?" HuH? One year later NJ rigged the computer to say I didn't return plates 21 years ago. 12 letters the next day from lawyers. DMV FEEDBAG!
  11:39am Peter Horvath:

More Honeybus please
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:40am Brian C.:

In NJ it's not the DMV, it's the MVC. Sucks either way though
  11:43am arrow apple:

It's the cameras. Cop was waiting for me to leave the parking lot. All three metro states will be linked soon,
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:45am queems:

i love the mills brothers
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:46am Hughie Considine:

They made a truly joyful noise. Doin' the New Lowdown is a fave.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:46am Listener Baby:

This tune is essentially about bilking the country? Yes?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:47am queems:

i've been meaning to go to this museum for like 5 years
  11:48am DG:

RE: Cash & Costello---Johnny Cash did record "Hidden Shame" in '90, but he also recorded "The Big Light" on an album three years before that (and a year after Elvis, on his "King of America" album).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:49am queems:

they did a segment on this on pbs on their walking tours of new york series
  11:49am clarke:

5 million?????
  11:50am DG:

Speaking of which, there's an incredible clip on YouTube of Cash & Armstrong on JC's TV show.
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:50am Hughie Considine:

Thanks, DG -- I guess it all worked out! Need to track down that version of The Big Light. Johnny would have done a fine job with "The People's Limousine."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:50am dale:

here's some good pics of the house:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:51am queems:

queens is on long island
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52am dale:

mylar paper (or mirrors?) on walls and ceiling of bathroom is stellar!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52am dale:

...you could sit on can and look up at yourself.
  11:53am clarke:

thus making frank and baby's movie even more interesting
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:53am queems:

@dale it's the american dream
Avatar 11:55am Michael Shelley:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55am queems:

i would kill someone for that kitchen
  11:56am frenchee:

me too, @queems! I wonder if D.A. the DJ has seen this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am dale:

queems - then you'd be working in a prison kitchen.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00pm Listener Baby:

Been WAYY too long since I've heard this one.
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 12:00pm Frank In Queens:

@clarke What movie is that? What did I miss?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm queems:

@dale ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
  12:01pm clarke:

if we could talk frank out of the Marquee Club - we could bust you out of jail!!
  12:02pm clarke:

the movie baby made up about your dad and LA
  12:03pm Streaming:

Is WFMU available on Chromecast ?
  12:04pm clarke:

well, that whole cale album is almost as good as the title track! unfortunately, cale could/would never replicate this brilliant sound
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:05pm Listener Baby:

Here be some Gurf. Show love, Baby! Not hate.
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 12:05pm Frank In Queens:

@clarke AH! I've gone back and read the posts and realized that I misunderstood Baby's "movie" post. I missed the wah-wah joke and thought he was talking about music changing in the early 70s and not about my dad and Louie getting it on. Apparently I haven't had enough tea this morning...
  12:06pm clarke:

ha ha ha ha
  12:07pm clarke:

too much marquee club!!
  12:07pm Christina Low:

I am in love with the blue kitchen, especially the handles on the cabinets.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07pm Listener Baby:

Twasn't your dad and Louie per say, Frank. Just the exact circumstance.
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 12:09pm Frank In Queens:

Thank you for posting that Baby. The other scenario was a situation I'd rather not think about.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09pm melinda:

You are funny, Michael. Loved hearing Big Red Sun.
  12:10pm clarke:

but...speaking of movies..... you guys remember my topic idea?? from last week?? everyone name a cool film that you think none of the rest of us have seen....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:11pm Listener Baby:

Man On Wire
  12:12pm clarke:

i have TWO --
FIRST, there is an australian 'series' that is really just one long film about The Easybeats - called Friday On My Mind
  12:12pm Marc15:

You just described people in the Trump Administration
  12:13pm clarke:

man on wire - not man on fire?? will check it!!
Avatar 12:13pm Michael Shelley:

Avatar 12:15pm Michael Shelley:

some folks have seen it - but I LOVED Everybody Wants Some!!
  12:16pm clarke:

2ND - The First Time (1966) canadian film starring Jacqueline Bisset - not exactly "PC" but it is a document of the times, and the kid actors are GREAT
  12:17pm clarke:

everyone loves EVerybody Wants Some -- it is another "document" of a time
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:17pm Listener Baby:

Senna -is also stellar!
  12:19pm clarke:

taking notes, Baby!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:20pm Listener Baby:

@clarke two of the best I've seen in a least 20 years.
  12:21pm clarke:

has everyone seen A Single Shot? a little known sam rockwell flick = higlhy recommend!!
Avatar 12:21pm Michael Shelley:

would you rather be on a desert island with the all films made between 1920 & 1970, or between 1970 & 2018?
  12:22pm clarke:

the former
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:23pm Listener Baby:

Whew.. That's really hard. The 70's were really truly rich and deep. I think by a whisker, the latter.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:23pm queems:

but what about snakes on a plane
  12:24pm clarke:

i said 'cool'
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 12:25pm Gaylord Fields:

Mine is Michael Roemer’s The Plot Against Harry (filmed in 1969 but unreleased until 1989). TV Guide–style synopsis: Small-potatoes gangster out on parole tries to pick up where he left off pre-incarceration, with hilarious consequences.
  12:27pm clarke:

GF - the description reminds me of Friends Of Eddie Coyle which is a not often seen mitchum great
  12:28pm clarke:

except not so hilarious results
  12:28pm miles:

great show but that version of that great george Jones" song, which he absolutely wrote has got to b retired.
Jones was a fairly prolific songwriter in the early days and that helped him stay afloat in the salad years . lots of artists did his songs. his songs are great
  12:28pm clarke:

easily one of the most depressing films EVER!!
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 12:29pm mcgreivey:

I'd rather be on a desert island with a BOAT, than with films (or records).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:30pm Listener Baby:

A song for Tina W?
  12:30pm clarke:

what if the cut-off date is 1975?? baby probably changes his answer....??
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 12:31pm Hughie Considine:

"Targets" by Peter Bogdanovich is pretty under the radar.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:31pm Listener Baby:

No doubt.
  12:32pm clarke:

actually - watch this one for free:
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 12:32pm Gaylord Fields:

@clarke: Not a comedy at all, I’m well aware. It’s also similar to the genuinely comedic 1964 Japanese film Oh, Bomb! by Kihachi Okamoto. Plot: Yakuza boss is released from prison, only to find that his old underworld gang has gone corporate. Hilarity ensues.
  12:33pm clarke:

Targets i have seen - great one
  12:35pm clarke:

the easybeats 'movie' is available on 123Movies under ausrailian tv series
  12:36pm clarke:

this is probably THE BEST video depiction of what it is like to form a band and create music
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:38pm Listener Baby:

This could be a Snoopy dance number, I'm thinking?
  12:40pm SeanG:

jenny and the ess dog?
Avatar 12:42pm Michael Shelley:

  12:42pm clarke:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:43pm common:

Agree with you about Steve m. Also love the tune Yule brenner
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:43pm Listener Baby:

Sounds like The Pixes doing a song I know, and can't quite come up with??
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:44pm Listener Baby:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:44pm Listener Baby:

Elliot Smith song I'll get it a second. Between The Bars!!!
  12:45pm Frank Verplanck:

Surprised to not hear Denise LaSalle, who died this week, played on WFMU. I thought Sheila might cover her, but she was busy producing an awesome tribute to France Gall.
  12:47pm clarke:

love denise!! did not know of her passing... thnx
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:48pm Listener Baby:

You can stop right here, Baby. BOOOM!!
  12:49pm clarke:

or in 11 mins
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 12:50pm Frank In Queens:

MC5 makes everything alright!
  12:50pm clarke:

  12:51pm DG:

Unseen movies: "Dangerous Beauty"---sexy historical drama about a courtesan; "Dark City"---dreamlike fantasy that came out BEFORE "The Matrix." As for '70s movies: "Scarecrow"---Pacino and Hackman in a sort of Mice & Men-style drama, don't know why it didn't become a hit.
  12:51pm clarke:

love me some Scarecrows!!
  12:51pm frenchee:

Finewine did a mini=tribute to Denise L. last night. Isit too late to name a movie that y'all probably haven't seen?
Cuz APARTMENT ZERO is pretty great.Love EDDIE COYLE
  12:53pm clarke:

writing these down...
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 12:53pm Gaylord Fields:

@Frank Verplanck: I’d be doing one if I weren’t off the air for four weeks straight.
Avatar 12:54pm Michael Shelley:

Gaylord - what is up?
Avatar #1 Hit Supporter Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 12:56pm Gaylord Fields:

Nothing. Just boring to outsiders reasons.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:57pm Listener Baby:

I misspoke on the Elliott Smith reference. It's Say Yes, that the Pavement song is borrowing from, liberally
  12:57pm DG:

Wow, never heard MS sing on his own. Yes, a great songwriter was in "Jacques Brel" on Broadway, also acted (in "The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane" w/Jodie Foster, speaking of unjustly-forgotten movies). He died just months after Doc Pomus, his co-writer.
  12:57pm clarke:

lovely show sir!!! adieu all!!
Avatar 12:59pm Melissa Jean:

wow, thank you for that
  1:24pm Bob:

All this Kiss is freaking me out!
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