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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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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Approx. start time
Uncle Michael  Hinky Dinky Time Open   Options         0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Agitation Free  First Communication   Options 2nd  Vertigo   1973    0:04:00 (Pop‑up)
Bob Darin   Jive   Options Commitment  Direction   1969    0:12:06 (Pop‑up)
Dave York & The Beachcombers   Beach Party   Options single (b/w I Wanna Go Surfin')  P-K-M   1962  (From: Mme. Ritard's Horrors Of The Wax Museum)  0:14:09 (Pop‑up)
Lani Kai   Beach Party   Options single (b-side to Little Brown Gal (Cha Cha Cha))  Keen   1959  (From: Rockin' Slumber Party)  0:16:14 (Pop‑up)
Bob Dylan  Everything Is Broken (Alternate Version)   Options prev. unr.  n/a   2008  (From: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 8: Tell Tale Signs [Disc 1])  0:18:36 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Les McCann Ltd. 

Bang! Bang!   Options

Bucket O' Grease 




0:21:37 (Pop‑up)
Don Redman And His Orchestra  Reefer Man   Options unk.  unk.   1940  (From: Reefer Songs)  0:26:52 (Pop‑up)
Fred Astaire   Crazy Feet   Options shellac 10" (b-side to Puttin' On The Ritz)  Columbia   1930    0:30:18 (Pop‑up)
Will Bradley And His Orchestra Featuring Ray McKinley   Scrub Me, Mama, With A Boogie Beat   Options shellac 10" (b/w There I Go)  Columbia   1940  (From: Your Hit Parade - The War Years)  0:33:07 (Pop‑up)
Ted Weems & His Orchestra   Me And The Man In The Moon   Options shellac 10" (b/w My Troubles Are Over)  Victor   1928  (From: Ted Weems Greatest Hits)  0:36:08 (Pop‑up)
The Mills Brothers  Pennies From Heaven   Options shellac 10" (b-side to Swing For Sale)  Decca   1937  (From: Chronological Volume 4)  0:39:03 (Pop‑up)
Ole Olafson  Estrella   Options unk.  Brilliant!   1964  (From: Dolce Far Niente - 27 Suave Cocktail Classics from the Brillant Music Archives )  0:42:02 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Les McCann Ltd. 

Music To Watch Girls By   Options

Bucket O' Grease 




0:44:14 (Pop‑up)
Ernie Graham   Sebastian   Options Ernie Graham  Liberty   1971    0:50:15 (Pop‑up)
Clifford T. Ward  Turbo   Options single (b-side to Sometime Next Year)  Tembo   1986    0:55:36 (Pop‑up)
David Bowie  Unwashed And Somewhat Slightly Dazed   Options David Bowie  Philips   1969    0:58:48 (Pop‑up)
Coloured Balls  Human Being   Options Ball Power  EMI   1973  (From: Guitar Over Dose)  1:04:50 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Les McCann Ltd.  

La Brea   Options

Bucket O' Grease 




1:10:47 (Pop‑up)
Yusef Lateef  Nubian Lady   Options single (b/w Below Yellow Bell)  Atlantic   1972  (From: Blaxploitation Vol. 1)  1:14:40 (Pop‑up)
John Coltrane  Naima   Options Giant Steps  Atlantic   1959    1:21:01 (Pop‑up)
Oscar Brown, Jr. & Luiz Henrique   Laia Ladaia (Lye-Un Li-Dye-Un)   Options single (b/w Listen To Me)  Fontana   1966  (From: Lost Jukebox: Volume 147)  1:24:18 (Pop‑up)
Steve Marcus  Mellow Yellow   Options Tomorrow Never knows  Vortex   1968    1:27:20 (Pop‑up)
Neil Diamond  Dig In   Options single (b-side to Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good))  UNI   1969  (From: Play Me: The Complete UNI Studio Recordings...plus)  1:31:03 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Les McCann Ltd.  

All   Options

Bucket O' Grease 




1:33:37 (Pop‑up)
Who knows?  Lucinda   Options single (b-side to Star Dust)  ??  ??    1:38:59 (Pop‑up)
Mable John   Don't Hit Me No More   Options single (b-side to Left Over Love)  Stax   1967  (From: The Complete Stax/Volt Singles: 1959-1968)  1:41:09 (Pop‑up)
Johnny "Guitar" Watson  Cuttin' In   Options single (b/w Broke And Lonely)  King   1961    1:43:51 (Pop‑up)
Etta James  A Sunday Kind Of Love   Options At Last  Argo   1961    1:46:59 (Pop‑up)
The Skull Snaps   I'm Your Pimp   Options single (b-side to My Hang Up Is You)  GsF   1973    1:50:11 (Pop‑up)
Curley Moore   Soul Train   Options single (b/w This Way I Do)  Hot Line   1965  (From: Sixty Smokin' Soul Senders)  1:54:04 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Les McCann Ltd.  

Yesterday   Options

Bucket O' Grease 




1:56:45 (Pop‑up)
Roy Rogers And The Sons Of The Pioneers   Blue Shadows On The Trail   Options shellac 10" (b/w (There'll Never Be Another) Pecos Bill)  RCA Victor   1948    2:00:55 (Pop‑up)
Merle Haggard   Take Me Back To Tulsa   Options A Tribute To The Best Damn Fiddle Player In The World (Or, My Salute To Bob Wills)  Capitol   1970    2:03:39 (Pop‑up)
Donny Hathaway  A Lot Of Soul   Options prev. unr.  n/a   unk.  (From: Never My Love: The Anthology)  2:06:12 (Pop‑up)
Buddy Emmons  Where Or When   Options Steel Guitar Jazz  Mercury   1963    2:11:20 (Pop‑up)
Shelby Flint   Cast Your Fate To The Wind   Options single (b/w The Lilly)  Valiant   1966    2:14:25 (Pop‑up)
Van Duren  Oh Babe   Options Are You Serious?  Big Sound   1977    2:16:22 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Les McCann Ltd. 

Boo-Go-Loo   Options

Bucket O' Grease 




2:19:45 (Pop‑up)
Gasolin'  Kina Rock   Options Gør Det Noget  CBS   1977    2:24:34 (Pop‑up)
Stackridge  The Last Plimsoll   Options The Man In The Bowler Hat  Sire   1974    2:27:34 (Pop‑up)
Dub Colossus  Boom Ka Boom (And The Dub Disciples)   Options Addis To Omega  Echomaster   2014    2:31:55 (Pop‑up)
The Birdies  The Huckle-Buck '65   Options single (b/w Pitter Patter)  Charter   1965  (From: Girls In The Garage, Volume 8)  2:36:09 (Pop‑up)
Nora Guthrie  Emily's Illness   Options single (b/w Home Before Dark)  Mercury   1967  (From: Wildroot (Compiled By Tom Ardolino))  2:38:16 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Les McCann Ltd. 

Bucket O' Grease   Options

Bucket O' Grease 




2:41:18 (Pop‑up)
Bob Swanson & The Bee Jays  Will You Be There   Options Live Every Minute!  RSP   1966  (From: Lost Jukebox Volume 039)  2:44:27 (Pop‑up)
King Biscuit   Boy I'm Gone   Options King Biscuit Boy  Epic   1974  (From: Badly Bent - The Best Of King Biscuit Boy)  2:46:27 (Pop‑up)
Jay & The Americans   When It's All Over   Options single (b/w Cara Mia)  United Artists   1965  (From: The Singles 1961-1966)  2:49:10 (Pop‑up)
Lindsey Buckingham   Wait For You   Options Gift Of Screws  Reprise   2008    2:51:49 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Fleetwood Mac 

Albatross   Options

single (b/w Jigsaw Puzzle Blues) 

Blue Horizon  



2:56:51 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:01am Asheville Jon:

Good day everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm Funky16Corners:

Whatup Gamera?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm Parq:

Dance, tortoise, dance.
  12:01pm queems:

Avatar 12:01pm burke:

Hi from the Land of the Desert Tortoise (Palm Desert, Calif)
Avatar 12:01pm Roberto:

Tio mio! I've been out of commission, so this is happy new year to me!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm Mark Hurst:

Hey UM! Hi all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm Doug Schulkind:

Holy shit!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm annie:

good morning UM and all!!
Avatar 12:03pm Sem:

Gamera giving thanks to the big Shell in the sky. Hello, UM, Hinkies and Dinkies.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04pm Funky16Corners:

For a second I thought she was going to say something besides "cotton"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04pm Webhamster Henry:

This is the prototype of The Passionate & Objective Jokerfan.
Avatar 12:04pm northguineahills:

apropos for the image "It just dawned on me on how weird this film is" knowyourmeme.com...
Avatar 12:05pm βrian:

"Firm up those sagging Lubbocks with this new 20-minute workout!"
  12:05pm Dean:

This AF hurts. I had a vinyl release, along with Malesch, but unloaded it back in the day.
Avatar 12:05pm Dominick:

Hey now!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07pm Uncle Michael:

Jon! Larry! Parq! queems! Burke! Roberto! Mark! Doug! Annie! Sem! Henry! NGH! Brian! Dean! Dominick!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:08pm Funky16Corners:

Whatup UM! As in GTD, I will be listening but off to the side reconfiguring the broadcast setup on my new giant pain in the ass to put togethet desk.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:08pm thatpatsmith:

Friday afternoon! Finally
  Swag For Life Member 12:09pm Rich in NC:

Hello all,hey Uncle Michael
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09pm Uncle Michael:


No worries, Larry...I can feel your aura(l).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09pm Jeff Golick:

Haven't seen the Last Jedi, but this footage does make it look cool. Hi, @UM.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:10pm Uncle Michael:

Jeff! (right?)
Avatar 12:15pm burke:

Extension cords on the beach?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:15pm doctorjazz:

Hey UM! Love this Jug Band Music!
  12:16pm queems:

tadpoles are questionable
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:17pm Asheville Jon:

i am not a turtle. at least not that i know of.....
Avatar 12:17pm V Priceless:

someone mention onion dip? Heya Uncle M and 'dinkers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:18pm Uncle Michael:

Doc! VP!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:19pm Asheville Jon:

it's b00b dylan!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:19pm gloomsday:

hi there UM and friends~
Avatar 12:20pm northguineahills:

Gamera! Gamera!
Gamera is really neat!
Gamera is filled with meat!
We've been eating Gamera!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:20pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:20pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar 12:23pm northguineahills:

Uhhmm, we just say we're going to the beach (or in NYC, hit the rockaways)
  12:27pm queems:

that was a riot
Avatar 12:28pm northguineahills:

I need to meet 'the man' here in town. Still relying on my sister-in-law in O-town.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:28pm melinda:

hi all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:28pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:28pm listener Rey:

Oh boy, I know him well!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:29pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:30pm melinda:

I think he's talking about drugs
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:31pm Webhamster Henry:

Do that Yam Step.
  12:31pm queems:

my man fred
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:31pm Parq:

When I was a kid once, his guy with a really great sense of humor came by to fix the tiles on top of our house. He was a funny roofer man.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:32pm Stanley:

Quietly listening. Nice.
Hi Uncle
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:32pm mauri:

I shouldve gone learn stepping when my ma told me to.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:33pm Uncle Michael:

Stanley! Mauri!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:33pm Parq:

It's "the Shore" in NJ, and "the Beach" on Long Island. As NGH notes, in the city, we usually name the location ("Coney", "Rockaway", "Orchard").
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:33pm listener Rey:

Chuck Connors standup act = funny Rifleman
Avatar 12:38pm northguineahills:

I needed this Ted Weems....
  12:40pm johnk77:

orchard beach in the bronx
is on the mainland
of north america
  12:41pm queems:

i love the mills brothers
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:44pm gloomsday:

very much enjoying these selections, UM
Avatar 12:46pm northguineahills:

Never heard of them, but, I'm not a chip person.
Avatar 12:46pm northguineahills:

I've only mapped orchard beach, never been there.
Avatar 12:47pm burke:

I knew a guitar player who had a potato chip blog and when he toured he would review the local stuff. I never found that blog.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:47pm annie:

if i'm craving that stuff, i just wait for a party and i KNOW someone there will have made some..that way it's in someone else's house..
Avatar 12:48pm βrian:

Oh, that's right. Holiday, Monday!
  12:49pm queems:

i don’t have off on monday >:(
Avatar 12:51pm βrian:

Ernie's an iterative artist, I see.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:51pm Uncle Michael:

  12:52pm Dean:

I love this album, love this song. Even though it's about a pusher, I play it fondly for my son, Sebastian. I also fondly play High on Fire for the kids. And Meshuggah. And electronic works by Iannis Xenakis.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:52pm annie:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:52pm Doug Schulkind:

I love this, very much, too.
  12:53pm Dean:

And that Bach guy, too. Fondly.
Avatar 12:53pm βrian:

Sebastion's a sugar man?
Avatar 12:55pm βrian:

My old GF wouldn't let people converse if Bach were playing in the background, cuz if you're gonna play Bach, you're gonna sit down, be quiet, and listen, godammit!
  12:56pm Dean:

Makes sense especially if you're playing the "Setz dich hin, hör zu und sei still, verdammt" cantata.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:56pm Uncle Michael:

She sounds fun.
Avatar 12:58pm northguineahills:

@βrian: It's one reason I didn't like the Stone. The artificial sense of rarefied air, no talking, no beverages, the art is 'precious'. Eff that, music is part of culture, and part of life, and part of that is eating, drinking, making merry, and communicating. Now, I don't anyone to be loud or rude, but that extreme gets me in the grits.
Avatar 12:59pm V Priceless:

nice DB cut!
Avatar 1:01pm βrian:

I think in her case, it drove her nuts because she *had* to listen. It was an uncontrollable compulsion that drove her nuts. But if you just changed the music, everything was fine. Ein schöner Kook.
  1:02pm Dean:

She wasn't the same way with Journey or Foreigner? Odd.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:02pm Uncle Michael:

Kind of like me and onion dip.
  1:03pm Dean:

[Compound typo on playlist, UM. There are two Sebastions listed, and it's -an.]
Avatar 1:04pm V Priceless:

onion dip - I had my annual onion dip freak out on new year's eve
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:07pm Uncle Michael:

thanks, Dean
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:09pm Uncle Michael:

I went on a bit of a Lobby Loyde binge last weekend.
Avatar 1:09pm burke:

I got shushed about a month ago at a small venue, ambient music concert. It was sort of confusing to me. I thought about consulting Brian Eno on when and whether music is appropriate to talk over
Avatar 1:10pm northguineahills:

Good point Burke, that's exactly Eno's point!

I once got shushed (by name) for telling a friend of mine to quiet down. I was meta-shushed!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:10pm Mark Hurst:

Shhhh... I'm trying to listen to Hinky Dinky Time
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:10pm Uncle Michael:

No talking in the airport!
  1:12pm frenchee:

ooh, how can I sit in the office chair when a big ole boogaloo number is playing? HI UNCLE MICHAEL!
  1:13pm frenchee:

BINGE BABY BINGE (on Lobby Loyde)
Avatar 1:16pm northguineahills:

REM already did an album called "Eponymous", but it's not lie it's taken.
Avatar 1:16pm northguineahills:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:16pm Uncle Michael:

  1:18pm Mark R:

Always loved this Lateef track--it's so groovy and mellow. Good "watchin' the fog roll across the Hudson" music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:19pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar 1:19pm burke:

I like when you can hear a flautist inhaling.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:20pm Uncle Michael:

I don't like it when you can hear them collapsing behind their mic stands.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:20pm melinda:

ngh what is the Stone?
  1:20pm Dean:

I don't shush, though I did once storm out of a venue for a classical program because the host went on and on and on about sponsors, fund raising, etc. Ten or fifteen minutes. It was base and stoopid. With most music we dub "classical" (hey, classical dub--that'd be cool) the concert should be about the music. Large swaths of classical music audiences are remarkably insensitive to this fact. Rock, punk, some jazz...these might afford different norms, depending on the venue or the program. The music participates in an extra-musical vibe. Bill Evans Trio's "Waltz with Debby" audibly features iced drinks, that's cool. But if you're trying to get Rachmaninov's Vespers in a live performance, you don't want some kook interrupting the musical line by slowly unwrapping a package of cough drops during a fit. Unless, of course, it's in the score.
  1:22pm Mark R:

...and now this beautiful Trane...wow, you're hitting all the right notes for me this afternoon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:23pm Uncle Michael:

Glad you like it, Mark.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:23pm gloomsday:

yessss coltrane has arrived
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:23pm Parq:

Dean, unfortunately, the sponsor pandering is now part of the scene. I haven't attended a classical performance in a while, but at all non-profit jazz and world-music events, it's taken for granted.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:23pm doctorjazz:

The problem in music venues is often people who come there to have the music be background for their conversations. Sure, there are bars with music hired just for that, but it makes me crazy to go to a jazz club or other music venue presenting a creative musician, and have some non-stop conversation happening near me. I'll take the restrictive policy anytime (even though I agree with ngh in theory).
  1:25pm Dean:

Another reason I don't shush is I'm a librarian, and it's a stereotype with which we're saddled that I avoid conforming to. But I do tell folks carrying on conversations on their cell phones near study areas to get the fuck out of the library.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:26pm Jeff Golick:

@melinda: The Stone is a music club in Manhattan, started by John Zorn. It's basically just a black box with no elevated stage, and room for about 50-60 people. No bar, no nothing. There's a bathroom, but I'm not 100% sure where it is.
Avatar 1:26pm northguineahills:

@melinda: The Stone is John Zorn's club on Ave C on E 2nd St near Houston in Alphabet City, Manhattan. They have great music, but I can't not have a beverage in a dark place w/o falling asleep. They wouldn't even let me have coffee. I still went many times, usually to support friends.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:26pm Uncle Michael:

If people payed a cover...talk, I guess. If they bought tickets...shut up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:26pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:27pm melinda:

doctorjazz that happened to me at a Neko Case concert. These ladies right next to me were yammering about house hunting. A guy near us told them to zip it, and they did for a while, then started up again. I don't get using a concert like that as a backdrop for visiting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:28pm doctorjazz:

The Stone is moving to the Village, btw, at The New School
And, a $35 cover to the Village Vanguard feels like a ticket to me, don't want to hear tourists talking non stop (and it's happened many times-even worse in Jersey Jazz clubs, those rare beasts)
  1:28pm frenchee:

darlings, that's what elbows are for: poking the yakkers. But I agree with UM, if they bought a ticket SHADDUP. @dean, I hear you about the librarian stereotype!
  1:29pm Dean:

This sentence is the perfect hybrid of metaphysics and pragmatics: "There's a bathroom, but I'm not 100% sure where it is."
Avatar 1:30pm βrian:

I had a similar problem when going to see a film that was part of a University series. They insisted on giving a lecture about the film *before* the film was shown. I all but screamed "Shut up, shut up!". Lets just see the film and talk about it (or not) afterward.

Nothing worse than pre-digested cinema.
  1:31pm Dean:

Nice nod to the Donovan thread on, I think, Fabio's show yesterday.
Avatar 1:31pm northguineahills:

hey, I've talked during onkyo shows, while ordering a drink, no one minded, including the artists (hung out afterwards at the Japanese Cultural Center). It doesn't get much quieter then onkyo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:31pm Parq:

As Daggett Beaver in the old cartoon show "Angry Beavers" would say, "That was NUTS!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:33pm Uncle Michael:

I missed that, Dean...I will hi me to the archives.
  1:33pm Alex in Illinois:

I like the way that Mellow Yellow instrumental turned out
  1:34pm Dean:

And now our DJ is going to speak over the music!
Avatar 1:38pm βrian:

I'm a second-generation librarian. Haven't been able to sport a bun, though. Now that I think of it, I bet I could get a bun implant.
  1:38pm Dean:

A librarian-squared, so to speak?
  1:42pm queems:

oh jeez
Avatar 1:43pm Dominick:

I'm seeing 1958 for Lucinda
Avatar 1:43pm βrian:

Librarian² from A²!
  1:44pm Mark R:

I've been to jazz clubs, the Jazz Standard in Chicago, being one, where the owner gets up before they introduce the band and they say, "This is a listening room, so please, out of respect for the musicians, keep your conversation to a minimum." And violators got a stern look and sometimes more if they wouldn't shut up. Someone in authority needs to set the tone, otherwise, anything goes. We're a society that's lost its manners. Glen O'Brien said if everyone had manners, we wouldn't need laws.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:44pm Uncle Michael:

I don't know what the hell I played, Dominick.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:44pm Parq:

"Bun Implant" would be a good name for a band. I think we can all agree on that.
  1:46pm Alex in Illinois:

People ordering drinks is one thing, but when a noticeable din of colective constant chatter starts rising to complete with the performance, then it's time for some glaring and scowling.
  1:47pm Dean:

Bun Implant is a terrific name. Especially if Bun E. Carlos were the drummer.

Can I just add that I love the name Camarosmith for a band? A real band.
Avatar 1:48pm still b/p:

Ohhh, needing music of comfort and diversion. The gift of an iPhone (And I'm grateful. Really.) has given me such iFutzing and unsimple assignments...porting my existing cell number in a whirl of numbers and notes with help from a team...shopping cases...now must call Apple to straighten something out because Apple store staff couldn't do it (mall trip, ugh). Can't get FMU app until sorted out! Still so much fishing and learning to do on the dingus itself. Progress hurts. Etta helps.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:49pm Uncle Michael:

Camarosmith to be on the bill with Trans Am I.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:49pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar 1:50pm βrian:

Remember when they used to just work? Ach!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:50pm mauri:

I for a second there thought its saturday already.
  1:50pm Dean:

"Remember when they used to just work?" Frankly, no.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:50pm annie:

@ mark r at 1:44: right on!!
Avatar 1:52pm still b/p:

Thanks for including request last week. Enjoyed a portion of the archive, but that was a show for which one wanted to Be There.

Camarosmith tribute band: ZZ28 Top
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54pm annie:

since my only experience with social mores comes from a dysfunctional family's pov, i use media such a television and old movies to give me an idea of how our social standards went to hell... even 50s punks were somewhat sane(?). it's such an interesting timeline of a slow degradation of rules and courtesy..
  1:54pm Dean:

There really is a Camarosmith: https://www.discogs.com/Camarosmith-Camarosmith/release/1426015

They're connected to Zeke and High on Fire.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:55pm Funky16Corners:

Ah yes, Curley Moore!
Avatar 1:56pm βrian:

Zed Zed Top might be a good chap-hop group.
Avatar 1:56pm northguineahills:

There's a difference b/tn polite conversation and drunken louts making a ruckus.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56pm Uncle Michael:

Zed Leprechaun...that is all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:57pm listener Rey:

northguineahills @12:46
Worth a trip to Orchard in the summertime to see and hear top-notch acts playing salsa and Latin music. It's quite the scene
Avatar 1:57pm βrian:

Drunken louts with their drunken umlaüts.
Avatar 1:59pm βrian:

I used to think it was "sir name," as in Sir βrian.
  2:00pm Dean:

I'm not so sure about a wholesale cultural decline in politeness. I think we're seeing more brazen crudeness among our, uh, betters, which in turn models some folks' behavior. But I welcome our more widespread recourse to so-called dirty language. (It isn't Trump's use of the word that should offend us; it's what he intended by it.) I have long viewed crude language as a space occupied by adults for reasons I can't fathom. Are adults that insecure with their (I mean, our) authority? We tell our kids not to say those words, then we pay to be entertained by people who say them.
Avatar 2:01pm still b/p:

That Yesterday cha-cha underneath was neat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:02pm Parq:

βrian: That was a "Beverly Hillbillies" gag. A female con artist who was hanging out (for reasons I forget) with Jethro mused that she "needed a surname" and he offered "Galahad".
Avatar 2:04pm still b/p:

Sounded like the guy sitting at the console pots was throwing in the whistle parts.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:04pm Asheville Jon:

yeah Merle!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:05pm Uncle Michael:

My (something) name is Console Pots.
  2:05pm queems:

my dad always used to play the bob wills version at our house
Avatar 2:05pm northguineahills:

@listener Rey: Unfortunately, I just moved to FL, but i got tons of salsa and Latin music in Brooklyn (sometimes djed by moi). The latin music down here is more traditional, but I have a friend that does pysche salsa and cumbia (etc), which I'm going to join on)

But, I love the old society setup of Orchard Beach, having an old 20s seaside appeal to it (whether intentional or not)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:06pm annie:

man, i love to sing along to this...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:07pm joe:

'ello folks
Made it
sorry I'm late horse threw a shoe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:08pm Uncle Michael:

Did your car blow a seal?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:10pm joe:

Not sure but I know he dated and otter once.
  2:12pm Dean:

That is FILTHY!
Avatar 2:14pm βrian:

Throwing a rod can cause more trouble, in practice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:15pm Funky16Corners:

This is cool. I don't think I've ever heard a vocal version.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:15pm Parq:

"Cast Your Fate" is one of my favorite melodies.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:16pm Parq:

F16C.: The Seekers do a lovely one.
Avatar 2:16pm northguineahills:

@UM: I thought this was a family friendly show... (wait, no it's not).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:16pm Funky16Corners:

Different lyrics?
Avatar 2:16pm still b/p:

All this auto talk and look at the labels...Mercury, Valiant...
  2:17pm Dean:

Once heard a performance of Purcell's Dido & Aeneas featuring as Dido a French singer. Her singing was superb, but her articulation faltered at the last line of the famous lament: "Remember me, but ah! forget my feet."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:17pm Parq:

Sorry, We Five, not the Seekers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:18pm Funky16Corners:

Wow, this sounds like Eric Carmen
  2:18pm Dean:

Van Duren got so much better after David Lee Roth's departure.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:19pm Funky16Corners:

Sammy Hagfish really turned them around
Avatar 2:20pm still b/p:

Never be another female lead singer like Mamie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:23pm Webhamster Henry:

Rogers & Hart
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:23pm joe:

You are in VERY good company for playing that track Scott Williams and Irwin Chusid
Avatar 2:25pm βrian:

Remember when Dylan went eclectic at Newport?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:26pm Funky16Corners:

Signing off UM. Gotta go swallow some Tylenol.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:27pm Uncle Michael:

See ya, Larry!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:27pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks for checking, Joe.
Avatar 2:28pm still b/p:

Tylenol for ass pain after desk assembly?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:28pm Funky16Corners:

Yes indeedy. I broke myself. Gonna try to convince the family to accept take out for dinner.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:30pm Uncle Michael:

When #1 Son can drive...the world will change.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:31pm Funky16Corners:

I afraid of that day. In soooooo many ways.
Avatar 2:31pm βrian:

As will your insurance bill.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:31pm Uncle Michael:

But he can go get Chinese...
  2:31pm Dean:

Not me. My daughter's six and I offer to let her drive. Can't be nearly as bad as 80% of the experienced drivers around here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:31pm Jeff Golick:

I'm hoping my son never learns how to drive.
  2:32pm Dean:

OTOH, I just wish the local rapid transit would get its shit together. I despise cars, except Camarosmith.
  2:34pm Dean:

Took my 11YO son go-cart racing a few weeks back. Not a two-banger lawnmower engine go-cart, but a sleek electric vehicle that can reach 45mph. He proved himself quite capable.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:34pm Uncle Michael:

Electric? There must be noise!
Avatar 2:34pm βrian:

I have a 3-minute walk to the bus stop, but then a full 20 more minutes to get to my workplace! So I'm (like) sorely inconvenienced!
  2:35pm Dean:

Indoor, even, thus no fumes. Really, really fun.
  2:35pm Listener Robert:

So now I know one of Fabio's bed tunes: "Cast Your Fate to the Wind". Or is it another DJ who uses it as a bed on WFMU?
  2:35pm Dean:

'spensive, though.
Avatar 2:37pm βrian:

I think they have an audio "vrroom" port where the driver can plug in earphones.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:37pm annie:

nystate has such restrictive insurance rules, i dreaded the day when my kid wanted to drive the car. i imposed a rule: if you can pony up the extra dough for the added driver for this car, then yes.. consequently he never accomplished that.... he IS a very good driver, but i just did not want to trust that mid-teen pot-head brain..
  2:37pm Dean:

Playing cards clothes-pinned to the wheels.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:37pm Stevel:

I believe I have your Huckle-Buck right here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:38pm Uncle Michael:

Scott Williams uses it for a bed, Robert. His copy got trashed, so I tracked another one down and sent it to him. It's a Readers Digest box set.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:38pm Doug Schulkind:

I have to go study. Thanks for the tunes, Unk!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:38pm Webhamster Henry:

Paging Steve Krinsky!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:39pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:39pm Uncle Michael:

See ya, Doug!
Avatar 2:39pm βrian:

When will it end, Doug?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:40pm Doug Schulkind:

Steve did an entire marathon premium of Hucklebucks.

End of this April (knock wood).
Avatar 2:40pm northguineahills:

I think I'll get BBQ for lunch (why, yes, it's rather late for lunch, but I've been busy). It's my brinner, first and only meal of the day.
Avatar 2:40pm still b/p:

I remember the young guys working at a cart track as meaning business and having little patience. A teenager didn't stop at the directed moment when time was up, and as he went across the start line a worker flung a tire -- full-size car tire not a cart tire -- directly at him. Don't think that'd be in the employee training today.
Avatar 2:41pm βrian:

Oh my. We'll need an on-air bubbly tasting!
  2:44pm Dean:

The "kids" at the track when we raced--they were probably in their late 'teens, early 20s--were quite considerate, even as they hurled themselves around the track twice as fast as my son and me. It's set up not to be an actual race. The incentive is to maintain a steady speed so as to optimize your average time traversing the course.
  2:44pm Dean:

So, no Stackridge box set?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:47pm doctorjazz:

Thanks UM, loved the show!
Great weekend all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:47pm annie:

it's been a most satisfying show, UM... my head has not stopped bobbing..a true gauge of finery.
  2:48pm Dean:

My best lap was ~48 seconds, average was ~66, but that's because they had to cut power to remove a failed car from the track before restarting. The best lap among the nine of us was a kid who did ~27 seconds.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:48pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks everyone. I'll see you next week.
Avatar 2:49pm Dominick:

Thanks UM for another great show
Avatar 2:49pm Sem:

Yes, UM, what annie said ^. Thanks so much for what you do here, and the voices you attract. Next time, for sure.
  2:49pm Dean:

  Swag For Life Member 2:50pm Rich in NC:

Thanks Uncle Michael, good weekend to all
  2:51pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Thanks for another great until, UNC. Hello to all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:51pm Uncle Michael:

You're all very kind to me.
  2:54pm Listener Robert:

  2:54pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Run a few along the VZ bike path in honor of the Midwest beach party!
Avatar 2:56pm still b/p:

My former boss went twice to do the Indy car thing, in Florida I think. Pay a lotta dollars and drive fast. Not pro fast, but dangerous-enough fast. You get a further goosed up MPH allowance when you go the second time.

Thanks Dr. Uncle for Hinky Dinky Health Care. I'm feeling better and less whiny
Avatar 2:57pm βrian:

Oh, my. 2 p.m. CST draws on apace!
Thanks, Unca.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm gloomsday:

thank you UM <3
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:59pm Webhamster Henry:

Till Next Week!
  3:00pm frenchee:

bye bye, Hinksters!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:01pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:48pm Stanley:

Caught up on what I missed on Friday.
Love your show, thanks Uncle.
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