Options Steve Krinsky: Playlist from February 16, 2019 Options

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Options February 16, 2019: Tic Tac Toe Chicken

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Artist Track Comments Approx. start time
Big Guitars from Texas  Bulldoggin' Boogie   Options This tune was written by Don Leady, formerly of LeRoi Bros & Tailgators, two great Austin bands.  0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Gabor Szabo  Three King Fishers   Options Terrific guitar player from Budapest, Hungary; died in 1986 at age 45.  0:02:12 (Pop-up)
Goat Rodeo  Attaboy   Options This is Yo Yo Ma, Chris Thile, Edgar Meyer, Stuart Duncan. Serious players.  0:07:14 (Pop-up)
Norman Blake  Rubagfre   Options From 1975, "Old and New" on Flying Fish  0:12:39 (Pop-up)
Bela Fleck  Cheeseballs in Cowtown   Options From "Tales from the Acoustic Planet" (WB, 1994)  0:16:13 (Pop-up)
Sam Bush  Leather Britches   Options This one is from a collection: "Bluegrass Class of 1990"-- which also includes Bela Fleck and Norman Blake  0:20:56 (Pop-up)
Chet Atkins  Carnavalito   Options This country guitar giant can play lots of different kinds of music. Sweet.  0:24:36 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Gabor Szabo 

Dear Prudence   Options

In 1968 & 69, Gabor Szabo covered a lot of popular hit songs. Not all of them worked. 

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Caetano Veloso  The Carioca   Options Caetano sings in English, on "A Foreign Sound" (Nonesuch, 2004)  0:30:43 (Pop-up)
Caetano Veloso  Diana   Options Sometimes it's hard to take Paul Anka but this one works  0:33:56 (Pop-up)
Antonio Carlos Jobim  The Girl from Ipanema   Options Not what I intended but it's a great song, albeit overplayed. Vocals by Astrud & João Gilberto, with Stan Getz on sax, Tom Jobim on piano  0:37:21 (Pop-up)
Antonio Carlos Jobim  Favela   Options The master of Brazilian music, with strings. (This is what I meant to play)  0:43:06 (Pop-up)
Ani Cordero  El Flamboyan   Options Based in Brooklyn, Ani Cordero is a founding member of terrific Mexican band Pistolera and played drums on tour with Os Mutantes  0:46:00 (Pop-up)
Betopey  Cumbia del Carnival   Options From "The Original Sound of Cumbia"  0:48:40 (Pop-up)
Daddy-O Grande  Camino Grande   Options This is Danny Amis from Los Straitjackets, now con Lost Acapulco. Sorry for the glitch.  0:51:21 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Daddy-O Grande 

Malteada de Chocolate   Options


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Feufollet  Tired of Your Tears   Options Good band out of Lafayette, LA  1:01:17 (Pop-up)
Feufollet  Pris Dans la Vie Farouche   Options Love that swamp pop ritmo  1:04:55 (Pop-up)
Clifton Chenier  One Step At A Time   Options The master of zydeco  1:07:08 (Pop-up)
Los Folkloristas  La Golondrina   Options From an amazing album-- about a sad powerful story: ""San Patricio" by the Chieftains featuring Ry Cooder. The next few songs are from that album.  1:11:29 (Pop-up)
Carlos Nunez  Sailing to Mexico   Options This is the story of a few hundred mostly Irish kids who deserted the US army to fight in the Mexican War, against brazen American imperialism.  1:14:32 (Pop-up)
Los Campesinos de Valles  El Caballo   Options Ry Cooder brought the Chieftains to Los Angeles to play with all these Mexican musicians. The result is special-- both musically and as a tribute to these brave young men.  1:16:58 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Moya Brennan 

Lullaby for the Dead   Options


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Los Cenzontles et al  Finale   Options The defeat of the San Patricio Brigade led to the largest mass hanging in U.S. history. But, to this day, the Mexicans salute their brave Irish brothers.  1:23:49 (Pop-up)
M Shanghai String Band  Knob Creek Boogie   Options Short instrumental from the fine Brooklyn band  1:29:34 (Pop-up)
M Shanghai String Band  Tic Tac Toe Chicken   Options They had a monthly gig at a Brooklyn Chinese restaurant ("an Asian bistro in Williamsburg") from 2002-2009-- and they are still around.  1:30:17 (Pop-up)
Carolina Chocolate Drops  Rickett's Hornpipe   Options This band is a modern day tribute to black string band music from 100 years ago. Very cool.  1:33:30 (Pop-up)
Carolina Chocolate Drops  Cornbread and Butterbeans   Options Vocals by Rhiannon Giddens  1:36:23 (Pop-up)
The Duhks  Camptown Races   Options From a terrific album: "Beautiful Dreamer: The Songs of Stephen Foster" on American Roots Music (2004)  1:40:11 (Pop-up)
Henry Kaiser  Autumn Waltz   Options More Stephen Foster, born in 1826, the year the USA celebrated 50 years since the Declaration.  1:42:37 (Pop-up)
Steve Goodman  The Dutchman   Options A sweet sad song, written by Michael Smith, an underappreciated songwriter  1:45:34 (Pop-up)
Willie Murphy  My Own Fault   Options Minneapolis bluesman died last month. He does this John Lee Hooker cover, with his band ("The Angel Headed Hipsters") on his "Hustlin’ Man Blues" album (1999)  1:50:06 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Willie Murphy 

Fairy Tale   Options


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Link Wray  Law of the Jungle   Options Inspired by "Rumble: Indians Who Rocked the World" about Native American influence on American music. On PBS  2:01:30 (Pop-up)
Link Wray  The Earth Is Crying   Options Link Wray was born in NC in 1929; his parents were from the Shawnee tribe. He is one of the people who first used the power chord in his guitar playing.  2:03:16 (Pop-up)
Mildred Bailey  Lover Come Back   Options Mildred Bailey grew up on the Coeur d'Alene Indian Reservation in Idaho  2:06:32 (Pop-up)
Charlie Patton  Pony Blues   Options Poor recording, great music. Charlie Patton is said to have had one grandmother who was Cherokee or Choctaw; there is certainly a touch of Indian in his music.  2:09:41 (Pop-up)
Charlie Patton  Running Wild Blues   Options Some people say this is the guy who started it all, the "father of Delta blues."  2:12:14 (Pop-up)
Thelonious Monk  Bemsha Swing   Options A breathtakingly great jazz classic.  2:15:51 (Pop-up)
Jackie Mittoo  North of the Sun   Options When this ska keyboard genius died of cancer at age 42, his funeral was held at the National Arena in Kingston, Jamaica.  2:19:59 (Pop-up)
Daniel Romano  The Long Mirror of Time   Options New music on New West  2:24:16 (Pop-up)
Sharon Van Etten  No One's Easy to Love   Options From "Remind Me Tomorrow" on Jagjaguwar (2019)  2:27:54 (Pop-up)
Dan Hicks  Garden in the Rain   Options This guy has been haunting me lately.  2:32:27 (Pop-up)
Dan Hicks  Walkin' My Baby Back Home   Options Charming, just charming. With vocal assistance from Maryann Price.  2:35:39 (Pop-up)
Cauley Family  New River Train   Options From "In the Pines: Tar Heel Folks Songs & Fiddle Tune Old Time Music of North Carolina 1926-1936" (Old Hat Records, 2008)  2:39:18 (Pop-up)
Steve Earle  To Live Is to Fly   Options In 2009, Steve Earle did an album of Townes Van Zandt songs on New West  2:42:07 (Pop-up)
Flying Burrito Brothers  Tried So Hard   Options Written by Gene Clark, who was supposed to be in the band but bailed. No Gram here either.  2:45:35 (Pop-up)
Bill Frisell  Pipeline   Options I've been waiting since 6 am to play this. He does something special with this tune.  2:48:57 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Bill Frisell 

The Shortest Day   Options


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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:03am annie:

good morning!!!!
Avatar 6:03am spamoni:

Good morning Steve and all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:03am annie:

did you send jeffrey on vacation? it's nice to see you!
  Swag For Life Member 6:04am Steve Krinsky:

Here I am, ready or not.
  6:05am David in London:

Morning all you Saturday groovers.
Avatar 6:05am duke:

Hi Steve and Saturday listeners
  6:06am Listener Bop Monroe:

it may be saturday but i'm waking and baking, Steve! Good morning all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:06am dale:

have a coupl of gabor albums from the 60s and they are nothing as nice as this.
  6:08am Listener Bop Monroe:

they are yes a different direction but doesn't detract from is Mr Szabo's supreme artistry
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:09am dale:

had to look it up - d DO have baccchanal, so yes - it would be something like this. need to revisit my vinyl.
  6:11am Listener Bop Monroe:

rock the yo yo!!!
  6:19am Listener Bop Monroe:

Bela and Yo Yo same set! yeah!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:20am annie:

cloudy/light rain here, seaonal temp right now.sky is barely discernably blue; gonna be rainy day. might be a good day to get pics of the basilica, finally.. good morning all!
Avatar 6:23am Nulsh:

Howdy folks!
  6:29am Listener Bop Monroe:

basillica? rome or rome ny? light on the horizon in tannersville. good morning all!
  6:31am the cl@m digger:

Great stuff Steve
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:37am annie:

@ Bop Monroe: iiif.lib.ncsu.edu...

hope that opens for you, it's the St Lawrence Basilica here in asheville; i live across the small plaza in front of it.
Avatar 6:42am spamoni:

@annie no it won't open bad address
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:43am fred:

I think the right link is this: iiif.lib.ncsu.edu...
Avatar 6:44am spamoni:

@fred that works nice pic
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:44am annie:

only part of it pasted.. well, it's a magnificent building.. well worth a web search.. thanks fred!
Avatar 6:47am TDK60:

zzzzzzzzz. Up.
  6:55am Listener Bop Monroe:

wow! way cool!
  Swag For Life Member 6:55am Steve Krinsky:

  6:56am Cooh John:

Daddy-O Grande from Los Straitjackets?
  6:56am Listener Bop Monroe:

time for pancakes!
Avatar 7:00am jake6573:

Good morning room
  Swag For Life Member 7:05am Steve Krinsky:

Okay. We have a pretty good early morning groove going. Now more coffee.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:15am EG_Astro:

morning everyone
Avatar 7:17am TDK60:

Ah yes, The St. Patrick's.
Avatar 7:19am TDK60:

..oops, why did I do that? don't like non-necessary apostrophes.
  7:27am prudy:

nice to hear a familiar accent this early in the morning
  7:31am Listener Bop Monroe:

wow, steve, powerful stuff
  7:33am Cooh John:

Nice show. Met you at the marathon once. Maybe see you again this year.
  7:34am Listener Bop Monroe:

tic tac toe chicken and pancakes! yum.
  7:36am Listener Bop Monroe:

was that the one from Canal St?
  7:37am Andrew in Etobicoke:

Good morning Steve and everybody else.
  7:39am Listener Bop Monroe:

gf sez it was John St. Chicken always got 1st move, would choose center of course.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:40am Ken From Hyde Park:

The planet is expanding today or just not shrinking?
  7:41am Listener Bop Monroe:

jeff is on assignment
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:44am annie:

  7:44am prudy:

love the Chocolate Drops!
  7:49am Listener Bop Monroe:

last time i heard this was Scelsa on WNEW... jeez.
Avatar 7:50am TDK60:

..got to see Goodman once along with the black string band Martin, Bogan & Armstrong, and partied later at a small bar.
Avatar 7:51am twinoak170:

Good morning Steve and everyone! Haven’t heard this song in years.
Avatar 7:51am Fredericks:

Love this Goodman song. I seem to recall a less produced version. Perhaps a cover.
Avatar 7:54am Fredericks:

Michael Smith is the artist, I'll bet. And his version is not a cover either.
Avatar 8:03am TDK60:

Good for you Steve; those fossil fools again...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:04am annie:

clancy brothers do a lovely rendition of "The Dutchman"
  8:05am Listener Bop Monroe:

go Link!
  8:05am Cooh John:

Leaving with Link playing. Have a good day, everybody.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:05am Cmurtha:

Morning everyone,
  8:08am Listener Bop Monroe:

someone threw a garbage bag out their car window at his feet... yes the earth is crying
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:08am DonJuanTijuana:

Expecting to hear Jeffrey this AM, but pleasantly surprised to hear some real gems ...Thx Steve!!!
Avatar 8:13am TDK60:

..there's the old controversy about who invented electricity first: Link Wray or Bo Diddley.
  8:18am Andrew in Etobicoke:

Thanks for Thelonious.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:18am tom from Glasgow:

  8:20am LIstener Bop Monroe:

No such thing as a wrong note...
  8:21am Andrew in Etobicoke:

You got it, Bop Monroe
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:22am Joe C from Brooklyn In Staten Island:

I'm just hear.
  8:24am Listener Bop Monroe:

  8:28am Listener Bop Monroe:

How many licks does it take to reach the tootsie pop center, he sang?
  8:29am Listener Bop Monroe:

  8:29am Bill H. From The Apartment Above The Fishmomgers:

  8:30am Bill H. From The Apartment Above The Fishmongers:

Avatar 8:32am twinoak170:

SVE, this is so great.
  8:33am Bill H. From The Apartment Above The Fishmongers:

  8:35am Listener Bop Monroe:

You prefer the earnest singer songwriters? This is nice change. Boredom is a great buzzcocks song
  8:36am Listener Bop Monroe:

Have some fish
  8:36am Bill H. From The Apartment Above The Fishmongers:

i prefer a ham sandwich
  8:37am Listener Bop Monroe:

Avatar 8:39am twinoak170:

Clay Pigeon can really scat.
  8:41am Listener Bop Monroe:

Skiddly op op
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:43am tom from Glasgow:

this is good stuff
Avatar 8:46am twinoak170:

Any Townes is good Townes.
Avatar 8:48am twinoak170:

You’re killing it now Steve!
  8:48am prudy:

Yeah, Gram has quite a distinctive voice
Avatar 8:49am TDK60:

..the Burritos..
Avatar 8:49am TDK60:

..the Burritos..
  8:49am Listener Bop Monroe:

found it!
the NYC tic tac toe chicken!


it wasn't just a drunken cruise nite out with friends hallucination!
Thanks Steve!
Avatar 8:50am TDK60:

..more caffeine now..
  8:50am John from Florham Park:

Hi there nice sounds I am hearing
  8:50am Listener Bop Monroe:

no one believed me. i woke and boked.

bock bock bock!
  8:53am Listener Bop Monroe:

niiiiiiiice...!!! hang ten
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:55am dotpattern:

This is a great, dreamy version of Pipeline, may be the direct opposite of Dick Dale.
Avatar 8:57am Luna Nueva:

Liked today's show. Thanks Steve. :-)
Avatar 8:57am TDK60:

..thanks for the selections DJ SK. See ya at your next fill-in...
  8:58am Listener Bop Monroe:

has 2 go now 2. thnx agin for great 3 hours. luv 2 all n a great day! no such thing as boredom!
Avatar 8:59am twinoak170:

Thank you Steve. Have a great one!
  8:59am sue:

nice to hear your voice
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