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Artist Track Album / Format Year Comments Approx. start time Hank Levine w/ Timothy Leary Image, Part One / The Psychedelic Experience (CD-R) 1961 / 1966 0:00:00 Pop‑up) Ministry Of Sound Someone Like You Midsummer Night's Dream (MP3) 1966 / 2005 Thanks to Doug Young 0:03:14 Pop‑up) Beach Boys Good Timin' Greatest Hits Vol. 3 (CD) 1979 /2000 0:04:40 Pop‑up) Beach Boys Goin' On Greatest Hits Vol. 3 (CD) 1980 / 2005 0:05:21 Pop‑up) Robbie Fulks And Linda Gail Lewis Round Too Long Wild! Wild! Wild! (CD) * 2018 0:09:18 Pop‑up) NRBQ Call Him Off, Rogers All Hopped Up (LP) 1977 reissue on Omnivore coming soon 0:12:25 Pop‑up) Ornette Coleman Good Girl Blues The Science Fiction Sessions (CD box set) 1972 / 2000 0:15:08 Pop‑up) Chris Butler & Ralph Carney Polka Day Songs For Unsung Holidays (LP) * 2018 0:20:07 Pop‑up) Buddy Weed Trio The Waltzing Cat The Music Of Leroy Anderson (LP) 1957 Thanks to Duane Miller 0:21:24 Pop‑up) Leroy Anderson The Phantom Regimen Conducts His Own Compositions, Vol. 2 (10") 1951 0:24:24 Pop‑up) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
0:26:19 Pop‑up) Shirley Ellis The Clapping Song Three Six Nine! - The Best Of Shirley Ellis (CD) * 1965 / 2018 written by Lincoln Chase 0:43:06 Pop‑up) Lincoln Chase Temporarily Blue The Explosive... (LP) 1958 0:44:49 Pop‑up) Orlons Goin' Places The Best Of... (CD) 1964 / 2005 0:47:00 Pop‑up) Red Allen w/Coleman Hawkins Ain't Cha Got Music Swing Out! (CD) 1933 / 2013 0:49:46 Pop‑up) Kenneth Patchen with the Chamber Jazz Sextet State Of The Nation Rebel Poets Of America (CD) 1957 / 2008 split CD w/Lawrence Ferlinghetti 0:52:23 Pop‑up) Gerald Finzi Carol (Five Bagatelles) Green And Pleasant Land II (CD-R) 1941 / 2005 Compiled by Keith Spring 0:55:33 Pop‑up) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
0:57:10 Pop‑up) Chris Stamey w/Peter Holsapple Greensboro Days (MP3) * 2018 1:06:48 Pop‑up) dBs Picture Sleeve (45) 2011 1:10:25 Pop‑up) Bonnie Turner Way Down In The Congo Sun-The Roots Of Rock: Delta Rhythm Kings (LP) 1953 / 1976 1:14:13 Pop‑up) Paul Williams 35-30 The Roots Of Rock 'N Roll (2LP) 1947 / 1977 1:17:39 Pop‑up) Max Roach Abstrutions Members Don't Git Weary (LP) 1968 1:20:12 Pop‑up) Li De La Russe Delia's Psychadelian Waltz Jonny Trunk Presents: Now We Are Ten (CD) ? / 2007 VAR 1:23:52 Pop‑up) Douglas Wood Icicles Jonny Trunk Presents: Now We Are Ten (CD) ? / 2007 VAR 1:24:47 Pop‑up) Jon Brion Time's Passage Wilson (MP3) 2016 OST 1:26:45 Pop‑up) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
1:29:52 Pop‑up) Ivy League Tossin' And Turnin' This Is... (CD) 1965 / 1990 1:39:36 Pop‑up) Humblebums [Gerry Rafferty] Patrick The Humblebums (LP) 1969 1:42:04 Pop‑up) Red Norvo And His Selected Sextet Get Happy Red Norvo's Fabulous Jam Session (LP) 1945 / 198? For FXO 1:44:41 Pop‑up) Archie Shepp Consequences New Music: Second Wave (2LP) 1964 / 1979 VAR 1:48:06 Pop‑up) Theo Bleckmann & Kneebody The Cage Twelve Songs by Charles Ives (CD) 2009 1:53:02 Pop‑up) Spookey Ruben Wakey Wakey Breakfast (CD) 2002 1:56:58 Pop‑up) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
(* = new, The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)
9:03am 1whoknewcthulhu:Good morning, Bob and all! ♥ 9:03am Frank In Queens:Good morning Bob! ♥ 9:08am jake6573:Good Morning room 9:11am Doc Rock:Good Morning Bob & All Listeners.
Beach Boys. A Perfect Start For A Holiday.
♥ 9:22am northguineahills:Love this Ornette! ♥ 9:26am melinda:hello everyone! 9:27am WilliamfromDumont:Morning all! 9:34am Rocky Horror:Hello everyone! Bob "The Frogman" Brainen Comeith 9:35am richard in brooklyn:perhaps i've missed something along the way but looking at the new wfmu schedule, bob is conspicuously absent. end of an era? say it ain't so! ♥ 9:36am northguineahills:I go swamping to get good field recordings at night (frogs usually dominate aurally). 9:38am Jeff:Hey Doc + All, Good Timing! 9:38am Rocky Horror:@ngh: Why not send your field recordings into WFMU so we all can hear them on someone's show ♥ 9:38am steveo:are you sure? google says: 'No results found for "frogs dominate aurally"' 9:42am Colin and Danie in Durham, England:Loved Dean. Look up British comic Daniel Kitson, he’s good friends with Demitri and they’re quite alike. He doesn’t put a lot out though so you may have to stoop to the bootlegs 9:48am Linda Lee:@northguineahills ~ i love doing field recordings! aiming to do something at my new digs ~ natural sounds move through this bowl-shaped valley pretty amazingly. what kind of recorder do you use? ♥ 9:49am melinda:@Rocky I think ngh has had some of his field recordings played on Neighbors Noise, on the GTDR stream 9:50am Rocky Horror:@melinda cool! ♥ 9:50am Mailman Tom:I love the Orlons! I have all their LPs and picture sleeve 45s. "Goin' Places" should have been a number 1 hit! 9:51am johnk77:great show, selecter
Steven Wright's voice and demeanor
were the same off-stage and on
the 1 time i hung out w/him
in the eighties;>
♥ 9:53am Buddha of Suburbia:Hi Bob! Hi Melinda! Linda Lee! Northguineahills! Yo, Rocky! ♥ 9:53am melinda:@LL you should check out the first hour of Jesse's show, it's all field recordings. Same time slot as Morricone Island, so, one of those difficult choices. ♥ 9:54am Ken From Hyde Park:Hi, Bob. Hi, Buddha. Hi, everyone. 9:55am Rocky Horror:Hi Buddha 9:55am Linda Lee:thanks melinda! i will! ♥ 9:55am Hughie Considine:Hey Buddha! Long time no chat -- nice to see you on the Brainen show, one of my longtime faves ... 9:56am Rocky Horror:Hi Ken from HP 9:56am Linda Lee:love seeing you all around fmu Buddha! 9:57am Linda Lee:never heard Patchen. that was nice. ♥ 9:57am Ken From Hyde Park:Good morning, Rocky. How are things in Miami? 9:58am mauri:such beautiful songs for this saturday. thanks bob. 9:58am Rocky Horror:@Ken From HP: Good and warm 9:59am Rocky Horror:And now... Bob "The Frogman" Brainen ♥ 10:00am Buddha of Suburbia:Hey Ken! Hi ya Rocky! Soda Pop Curtis is that you?! *Putting on bifocals* Where have ya been? ♥ 10:01am Buddha of Suburbia:Love seeing you too LL! ♥ 10:01am melinda:hi Buddha! ♥ 10:02am Buddha of Suburbia:Hi ya Melinda! What's shaking? ♥ 10:02am Buddha of Suburbia:you sound tired Bob. I like it. 10:02am Jeff:Richard In Brooklyn prompted me to take a look at the fall schedule. I, also, can’t find Bob anywhere.
I’ve been listening to Bob since 1980. In an increasingly fucked up world, his program is an oasis. I/we need him.
What’s up, Bob?
10:03am Linda Lee:that's just Bob, Buddha. :-) 10:03am Linda Lee:Jeff, are you kidding? let's go see. ♥ 10:04am Buddha of Suburbia:ha 10:04am Linda Lee:Kerouac did a lovely set of pieces with Zoot Sims. haiku. ♥ 10:05am melinda:Anne Sexton did readings with jazz too 10:06am Linda Lee:Jeff's right, damn it. 10:06am Linda Lee:@melinda ~ did she? must hear! 10:07am Linda Lee:Buddha ~ Shirley Ellis did the song that inspired Rachel Bo Bachel. :-) ♥ 10:08am Buddha of Suburbia:Whaa? Thought Rachel was just being quirky! ♥ 10:08am melinda:@LL I heard it at an exhibit of stuff from her archive at the Ransom Center in Austin, haven't looked for it since then. 10:09am Linda Lee:she was. but look up 'the name game'. folks my age knew it as kids. 10:09am WilliamfromDumont:Gonna miss ya man. ♥ 10:10am unpopularfred:I'll miss you Bob, you've become a part of my Saturday morning routine. Enjoy your hiatus. ♥ 10:10am Corey:Great show as always, Bob! Going to miss spending Saturday mornings with your show! ♥ 10:11am Buddha of Suburbia:Where'd ya go Hughie C? 10:11am Linda Lee:@melinda ~ time to go detective! thanks. 10:11am the illuminated void:wow .. working hard here on an art piece. FANTASTIC SHOW!!! thanks very productive music. For me ♥ 10:11am melinda:I was shocked to see Bob absent from the schedule, too, this was my first FMU show 8-9 years ago. ♥ 10:11am Buddha of Suburbia:I really dig this song. 10:11am Linda Lee:no one can replace Bob Brainen. that's a fact. ♥ 10:12am northguineahills:@Rocky: Jesse Kaminsky plays my unedited and edited field recordings on Neighbor's Noise on Give the Drummer Some stream Tuesdays 7pm-10pm. (sorry, was gardening, was away from the computer) ♥ 10:12am Buddha of Suburbia:First Ken now Bob...I will miss tuning into you blokes! 10:13am Linda Lee:as you should be, ngh. harvest time! :-) ♥ 10:13am Buddha of Suburbia:How are you Northguineahills? 10:13am Jeff:Bob, I know you’ve got a life, but.....
We’re gonna miss you - don’t stay away too long.
♥ 10:14am Buddha of Suburbia:Illuminated Void! Hey buddy! ♥ 10:14am northguineahills:So, this is what Stamey is up to now! Ohio gasaimasu, Buddha, LL, melinda, and everyone else! (actually slept a bit last night!) 10:15am Linda Lee:so glad to hear it, ngh. 10:15am the illuminated void:Namaste buddha. off for weekend i hope. I will email a piece i am working on ♥ 10:16am Buddha of Suburbia:Illuminati Voido, please do! I'm excited to see everyone's work. ♥ 10:16am northguineahills:@Buddha: epidermis is stil shite, but my friends gave me homeopathic pointers and local experts, to supplement my pharmeceuticals, so, I'm optimistic. ♥ 10:17am Buddha of Suburbia:Glad to hear northguineahills. Will you be in NJ for the Art Auction? 10:19am the illuminated void:cant remember my pass word or you email.... THAt sounds like clay. hahahaah 10:20am the illuminated void:the falsetto i mean 10:21am Linda Lee:thought for sure you meant the memory lapse :-) ♥ 10:22am Buddha of Suburbia:Linda Lee, you're feisty today. ♥ 10:22am northguineahills:I don't do monocultures, my veggies are all mixed together, w/ native flowers, but I need to go back out to weed some of the larger elephant ears and other plants that are encroaching my precious herbs and veggies.
@Buddha: due to my medical costs, I've cancelled my visit to my wife in BK, so, sadly, I won't be there (I have insurance, and it still costs me more then an airline ticket per month, well, that's what I get for living in a third-world country [accident of birt])
10:22am the illuminated void:no bonnie turner. my writing is horrible ♥ 10:22am Buddha of Suburbia:Is my profile pic too Goth/dreary? I can change it to fluffy clouds. 10:23am Jeff:So, I started listening to Bob and Frank O’Toole (back to back) in 1980. Sometime in the late ‘80s, I’m at the Bottom Line with my girlfriend/future 1st and ex-wife. I start rapping to the guy sitting next to me, and, guess what? It’s Bob Brainen! He invites me to come and guest DJ with him, and I never do it.
What a putz I am!
Thanks for the memories, Bob
♥ 10:23am northguineahills:errr... accident of birth (darn sticky keys) 10:24am Linda Lee:amount of feisty is directly related to wakefulness here.
Goth? hardly! it's in color!
♥ 10:24am Buddha of Suburbia:Northguineahills, i am sorry to hear that. You have been through so much. Offering you a virtual hug. 10:24am Linda Lee:@Jeff ~ we've all got those putz stories, methinks :-) 10:25am Cooh John:thanks for your great shows. ♥ 10:25am Buddha of Suburbia:Thanks LL ♥ 10:25am Buddha of Suburbia:Hey Cooh John 10:26am Jeff:Thanks, Linda Lee 10:28am Linda Lee:i was visiting LA in 73 with music biz familiy & invited to see the Dead play, from the guy who managed the theater. would've gotten close to the stage & backstage as well. i chose the beach. putzish! :-D 10:30am the illuminated void:linda last show at JFK stadium in philly. Sold my dead tickets went to see jazz on delaware 10:30am Gordon FM:Nooooooooooo! Don’t go away, Bob. Saturdays won’t be the same. :_ 10:30am the illuminated void:1984 10:31am Linda Lee:oy. :-D 10:31am Rocky Horror:And now... Bob "The Frogman" Brainen 10:32am the illuminated void:does anybody know link for the archives folder DJ intitials to download mp4 10:33am Linda Lee:still haven't lived mine down & for this reason i will welcome senility.
or death. :-D
10:33am the illuminated void:i think i would gone to yours 10:34am jake:Daniel closes 10:34am jake:Clowes ♥ 10:35am northguineahills:@Jeff: I guess that session wasn't archived. My sessions were mysteriously not archived and that was in the noughts of this millenia.
Thanks, Buddha, abrazos a cambio!
10:37am Linda Lee:there's a bit of a karma story there. the manager's old lady & my aunt, her bestie, wouldn't guide my decision, though they were my 'babysitters'. i remember the manager's lady saying, 'let's not make this decision. let's let the kid decide. see how hip she is.' so i chose the beach. they were visibly disappointed. served em right! that's karma. :-D ♥ 10:37am northguineahills:disappearing outside to tend to the garden, if I'm not back, thanks Bob! ♥ 10:38am northguineahills:nice, LL! 10:40am Linda Lee:thanks, i agree. i've been a karmic facilitator ever since. i tend to bring it about. ;-) 10:42am Linda Lee:gosh, i love the Ivy League. love this stuff immensely. ♥ 10:43am northguineahills:karma hasn't favored me the last few years, so I'm due! (bets on the Washington Generals vs the Harlem Globetrotters). 10:43am Jeff:I saw the Dead and The Band in 1973. It was in Jersey City of all places! All I remember was Phil Lesh walking past me before the show with his eyes rolled back in his head. All I saw was the whites of his eyes. Reminded me of the first time I went to the Village Vanguard to see Pharoah Sanders. Freaked me out! ♥ 10:43am northguineahills:What LL said... 10:44am Linda Lee:wow. having a pre-show event i guess. :-D 10:45am Linda Lee:what happened at the vanguard? 10:45am Linda Lee:ngh ~ yes, you're due. just be kind. it'll catch up to you for sure. ;-) 10:45am Rocky Horror:@ngh: I alway root for the Globetrotters ♥ 10:46am melinda:@Jeff creepy! but good. ♥ 10:46am northguineahills:I saw the Dead out of curiousity in '96. I wasn't too much into the music back then (I am now), but the people there were amazing human beings. I will never forget it. Then Jerry died a few months later. An unforgettable experience. 10:47am Linda Lee:what the hell venus was there in JC in 73, Jeff? i grew up there, more or less, throughout the 60s & 70s. don't remember any venue at all. ♥ 10:47am steveo:Great show today, Bob. I'm glad we have today. ♥ 10:47am northguineahills:sadly, never got to see the Pharoah..... 10:47am Linda Lee:glad you got to see them, ngh. i did not! 10:49am Dean:Roosevelt Stadium: https://www.cs.cmu.edu/~./gdead/setlists/73.html 10:49am Linda Lee:.. nor Pharoah. saw Sun Ra though! :-) 10:49am SmokinJ:Nice mix bb.. 8-) ♥ 10:50am Blues Mandinga:* getting happy* ♥ 10:50am northguineahills:Saw the Arkestra, sans Sun Ra. still mindblowing..... 10:50am the illuminated void:next lifetime linda lee you'll make a different choice 10:50am Jeff:Roosevelt Stadium
I took the subway, the PATH train and a bus from Brooklyn to get there.
On the way back, my friend and I were almost hit by the PATH train - we were sitting on the ledge with our legs dangling down and looking the wrong way for the train. I got home at around 6-7 in the morning. My mother was standing at the door when I opened it. Made me wonder how long she was standing there?
10:52am Linda Lee:@the illuminated void ~ truly hope i won't have to :-D
forgot all about Roosevelt Stadium! gosh.
@Jeff ~ wow. lucky you on that PATH train. silly wabbits!
♥ 10:52am Blues Mandinga:Mother business, Jeff Bro. ♥ 10:52am Buddha of Suburbia:I have a confession to make. 10:53am Linda Lee:uh oh :-D 10:54am Rocky Horror:Confess Buddha!! Confess!! ♥ 10:54am Buddha of Suburbia:Sometimes I like to troll what you guys say on here while eating a small portion of gummy bears as I listen to Brainen's collection of tunes. ♥ 10:55am Blues Mandinga:@Buddha, do you need a lawyer? 10:55am Dennis Diken:great show Bob! love the Ivy League. the other 2 songs by them that really send me are "Funny How Love Can Be" and "That's Why I'm Crying." I always felt there's a strong Tokens influence in their music. 10:55am Linda Lee:i'm guessing that's the behavior of many, Buddha. probably minus the gummies. ♥ 10:55am Hughie Considine:Must have got lost @Buddha. Actually had a moment to write feverishly! Looking forward to catching up w/ you! 10:56am Linda Lee:thanks for the recommends, Dennis D! 10:56am Dean:Wow. Had no idea Bleckmann performed Ives! ♥ 10:56am melinda:@Buddha that's just lurking, lots of lurkers 10:57am Linda Lee:this set is my life today. fantastic. thank you Bob!! ♥ 10:57am Buddha of Suburbia:Blues Mandinga, I think people secretly like to be studied/observed from a distance. I am a garden variety lurker. 10:57am Dean:It was a Grammy nominee, and I missed it. ♥ 10:58am Buddha of Suburbia:Hi Hughie! Please email me more of your wonderful writings! Looking forward to it. ♥ 10:58am TDK60:Hello. Sun Ra Arkestra plays today at Union Pool in Brooklyn. A free gig! I'm gonna try to go, but know I may be turned back if it fills up. Never been there; is it big? 10:58am Linda Lee:i really don't. this is why there's scotch tape over my laptop cam :-D 10:59am Rocky Horror:Sounded like somebody had stollen Clay's sound effects ♥ 10:59am melinda:I need to tape my cam, too, LL, thanks for the reminder 10:59am Linda Lee:hey there TDK60! more room in the deep end, for sure. ;-) get there early as you can. ♥ 11:00am Buddha of Suburbia:Linda Lee, so do you think I should keep this new profile pic up? Every time I see my mug on here I get the heebie jeebies. ♥ 11:00am Santos L. Halper:We'll miss you Bob! One more next week i hope? 11:00am Rocky Horror:And now... Bob "The Frogman" Brainen 11:00am Linda Lee:folks use opaque, but i like the images you get through scotch tape! ♥ 11:01am Ken From Hyde Park:Time to hop on out already? Have a good week, Bob. 11:01am Linda Lee:Buddha ~ i like the new pic. but no one likes the heebie jeebies. ♥ 11:01am Blues Mandinga:@Buddha I prefer to be studied from the closeness. ♥ 11:01am Buddha of Suburbia:Bob is this is the last day for a while?