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Options April 16, 2019: Continental Countdown '68

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Klaus Schwabe, Junges Paar, 1968

Artist Track Album Year Comments Approx. start time
Continental Subway  Intro   Options        

Music behind DJ:
Clarence Wheeler & The Enforcers 

Hey, Western Union Man   Options

The Love I've Been Looking For 

1971 

(1968 Billboard #99) Hey, Western Union Man (Jerry Butler) 

 
Johnny Hallyday  Susie Lou   Options   1964  (97) Susie Q (Creedence Clearwater Revival)  0:03:26 (Pop‑up)
Bijele Strijele  Rastanak   Options   1962  (95) Sealed with a Kiss (Gary Lewis and the Playboys)  0:05:44 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Santo & Johnny 

Sealed with a Kiss   Options

 

1968 

 

0:11:41 (Pop‑up)
Virve Rosti  Nyt aika on   Options Tunnen Sen Täysillä Taas  1992  (94) Think (Aretha Franklin)  0:11:56 (Pop‑up)
Giuni Russo  I primi minuti   Options   1975  (93) I Say a Little Prayer (Aretha Franklin)  0:14:19 (Pop‑up)
Francis Cabrel  Quinn l'esquimau   Options L’in extremis tour  2012  (91) The Mighty Quinn (Manfred Mann)  0:17:31 (Pop‑up)
Los Cinco Musicales  Feria de Scarborough   Options Soledad  1969  (89) Scarborough Fair (Simon & Garfunkel)  0:19:53 (Pop‑up)
Liliane Saint-Pierre  La Route du Bonheur   Options   1969  (88) Do You Know the Way to San Jose (Dionne Warwick)  0:22:36 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
The Brass Ring 

Do You Know the Way to San Jose   Options

Only Love 

1968 

 

0:25:12 (Pop‑up)
John Mogensen  Kør Langsomt   Options Taurus  1975  (86) Cab Driver (Mills Brothers)  0:32:27 (Pop‑up)
Claude François  Pourquoi   Options Claude François  1967  (83) Baby, Now That I've Found You (The Foundations)  0:35:07 (Pop‑up)
Marie Rottrová  Tobogán   Options Muž Č.1  1981  (82) You're All I Need to Get By (Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell)  0:37:51 (Pop‑up)
Tino Casal  Blanca Estancia   Options Neocasal  1981  (81) White Room (Cream)  0:41:19 (Pop‑up)
Ivo Heller  Mátoha parohatá   Options   1970  (80) Elenore (The Turtles)  0:46:01 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Santo & Johnny 

Revolution   Options

 

1968 

(78) Revolution (Beatles) 

0:48:19 (Pop‑up)
Barış Manço & Kaygısızlar  Karanlıkların İçinde   Options   1968  (77) You Keep Me Hangin' On (Vanilla Fudge)  0:54:09 (Pop‑up)
Andy Fisher  Bunte Papageien und ein grünes Krokodil   Options   1968  (76) The Unicorn (The Irish Rovers)  0:57:44 (Pop‑up)
Björk Guðmundsdóttir  Álfur Út Úr Hól   Options Björk  1977  (69) The Fool on the Hill (Sérgio Mendes)  1:00:09 (Pop‑up)
Graeme Allwright  Sacrée bouteille   Options Le Jour de Clarté  1968  (63) Bottle of Wine (The Fireballs)  1:03:17 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Booker T. & the M.G.'s 

You Keep Me Hanging On   Options

Doin’ Our Thing 

1968 

 

1:05:58 (Pop‑up)
Les Baronets  Lady Madonna   Options   1968  (60) Lady Madonna (Beatles)  1:11:04 (Pop‑up)
Torfrock  Sommertid Blues   Options Dat Matscht So Schön  1977  (56) Summertime Blues (Blue Cheer)  1:13:03 (Pop‑up)
I Camaleonti  Il pittore   Options Io per lei  1968  (55) Pictures of Matchstick Men (Status Quo)  1:15:29 (Pop‑up)
The Carnabeats  I Love You (Sukisa Sukisa Sukisa)   Options   1967  (53) I Love You (People!)  1:18:23 (Pop‑up)
Vilperin perikunta  Älä tee must faijaa   Options Kersantti Pippuri  1994  (52) Light My Fire (José Feliciano)  1:21:35 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Kim Fowley 

Pictures of Matchstick Men   Options

Born To Be Wild 

1968 

 

1:25:04 (Pop‑up)
Maarit  Synnyin saatanan merkit käsissäin   Options Maarit  1973  (50) Jumpin' Jack Flash (The Rolling Stones)  1:31:06 (Pop‑up)
Los Posters  1 - 2 - 3 Luz Roja   Options   1968  (48) 1, 2, 3, Red Light (1910 Fruitgum Company)  1:34:22 (Pop‑up)
New Joys  Tamburiinin soittaja   Options   1968  (47) Green Tambourine (The Lemon Pipers)  1:36:00 (Pop‑up)
Hljómar  Vertu kyrr   Options Hljómar  1968  (46) (Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone (Aretha Franklin)  1:38:10 (Pop‑up)
Los Sirex  Fuego   Options 1968    (39) Fire (The Crazy World of Arthur Brown)  1:40:21 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Booker T. & the M.G.'s 

(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone   Options

Soul Limbo 

1968 

 

1:42:56 (Pop‑up)
I Ribelli  Yummy Yummy Yummy   Options I Ribelli  1968  (38) Yummy Yummy Yummy (Ohio Express)  1:49:00 (Pop‑up)
Marie Rottrová & Flamingo  Baby, Vítej k Nám   Options   1970  (37) Hold Me Tight (Johnny Nash)  1:50:58 (Pop‑up)
Seija Simola  Rakkauden katse   Options Aranjuez Mon Amour - Näkemiin  1970  (36) The Look of Love (Sérgio Mendes & Brasil '66)  1:53:23 (Pop‑up)
Udo Lindenberg  Born To Be Wild   Options Udo Lindenberg  1982  (31) Born to Be Wild (Steppenwolf)  1:55:39 (Pop‑up)
Jaak Joala  Viljakoristajad (Simon Says)   Options   1968  (33) Simon Says (1910 Fruitgum Company)  2:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Alexander Vertinsky  Dorogoi dlinnoyu   Options   1926  (30) Those Were the Days (Mary Hopkin)  2:02:18 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Asa-Chang & Junray, Emerson Kitamura 

The Look of Love   Options

Debut 

2018 

 

2:04:55 (Pop‑up)
Yerba Mate  Balada de Bonnie and Clyde   Options   1968  (29) The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde (Georgie Fame)  2:13:04 (Pop‑up)
Wizex  Nattens sista ängel   Options Nattfjäril  1982  (28) Angel of the Morning (Merrilee Rush)  2:15:39 (Pop‑up)
Eva Biharyová  Kolotoč   Options   1969  (27) Love Child (The Supremes)  2:19:20 (Pop‑up)
Pave Maijanen  Outo Tapa   Options Maijanen  1998  (26) Spooky (Classics IV)  2:22:00 (Pop‑up)
Patrick Zabé  Les Lunettes   Options Zabé en Folie  1979  (25) Judy in Disguise (with Glasses) (John Fred & His Playboy Band)  2:25:37 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Booker T. & the M.G.'s 

La La Means I Love You   Options

Soul Limbo 

 

(23) La-La (Means I Love You) (The Delfonics) 

2:28:03 (Pop‑up)
Dexys Midnight Runners  The Horse   Options   1980  (21) The Horse (Cliff Nobles)  2:35:27 (Pop‑up)
French Fries  Danse à la Musique   Options   1968  (20) Dance to the Music (Sly & the Family Stone)  2:37:38 (Pop‑up)
Rosalba Archilletti  Sole di mezzanotte   Options   1968  (19) Midnight Confessions (The Grass Roots)  2:40:44 (Pop‑up)
Stan Plange & Uhuru  Grazing in the Grass   Options Kokohwedee  1979  (18) Grazing in the Grass (Hugh Masekela)  2:43:29 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Roy Ayers 

Stoned Soul Picnic   Options

Stoned Soul Picnic 

1968 

(17) Stoned Soul Picnic (The 5th Dimension) 

2:50:14 (Pop‑up)
Roberto Jordan  Muchacha Bonita   Options Hazme Una Señal  1968  (16) Cry Like a Baby (The Box Tops)  2:54:43 (Pop‑up)
Frida  Jag är mig själv nu   Options Frida ensam  1975  (15) Young Girl (Gary Puckett & The Union Gap)  2:57:02 (Pop‑up)
Brasa Seis  Hello I Love You   Options Som Quente  1968  (14) Hello, I Love You (The Doors)  3:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Crni Biseri  Moni, Moni   Options   1968  (13) Mony Mony (Tommy James and the Shondells)  3:01:43 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Armando Peraza 

Mony Mony   Options

Wild Thing 

1969 

 

3:04:37 (Pop‑up)
Daimi  Små Grønne Æbler   Options   1969  (12) Little Green Apples (O. C. Smith)  3:09:29 (Pop‑up)
Inger Lise Rypdal  Fru Johnsen   Options   1968  (11) Harper Valley PTA (Jeannie C. Riley)  3:13:29 (Pop‑up)
Eddy Mitchell  Tighten Up   Options 7 Colts pour Schmoll  1968  (10) Tighten Up (Archie Bell & the Drells)  3:16:39 (Pop‑up)
Kirka Ja Sammy  Mrs. Robinson   Options   1970  (9) Mrs. Robinson (Simon & Garfunkel)  3:20:27 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Ennio Morricone 

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Main Title)   Options

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 

1966 

(8) The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Hugo Montenegro) 

3:24:10 (Pop‑up)
I Trolls  Un ragazzo che ti ama   Options   1969  (7) This Guy's in Love With You (Herb Alpert)  3:29:18 (Pop‑up)
Sleepy Sleepers  Keskiyön Aikaan   Options Levyraati  1981  (6) Sunshine of Your Love (Cream)  3:32:40 (Pop‑up)
Les Baronets  Amour et liberté   Options   1968  (5) People Got to Be Free (The Rascals)  3:36:40 (Pop‑up)
Katja Ebstein  Der Mann am Meer   Options Wir Leben - Wir Lieben  1972  (4) (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay (Otis Redding)  3:39:38 (Pop‑up)
Nana Mouskouri  Tous les arbres sont en fleurs   Options   1968  (3) Honey (Bobby Goldsboro)  3:42:23 (Pop‑up)
Visnja Korbar  Ljubav Je Plava   Options   1968  (2) Love is Blue (Paul Mauriat)  3:45:54 (Pop‑up)
Assagai  Hey Jude   Options Assagai  1971  (1) Hey Jude (The Beatles)  3:48:54 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Duke Ellington 

Take the "A" Train   Options

 

1941/1962 

 

3:52:38 (Pop‑up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar 🚂 3:00pm βrian:

Oh, it looks as if those two are having "the talk."
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:00pm Michael 98145:

let us proceed !
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:01pm Webhamster Henry:

Footloose! Cue Kevin Bacon!
Avatar 🚂 3:01pm Sem:

Hello, David, subway denizens, all.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:02pm Yvang:

Hi!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:02pm chresti:

All aboard! Hello!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:02pm Webhamster Henry:

Thanks for this suggested show!
Avatar 🚂 3:03pm Listening Out There:

All ears over t'here...
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:04pm Michael 98145:

{ regards to our French friends ... }
Avatar 🚂 3:04pm βrian:

I can see where Suzy Q would sound like Suzy Cul ...
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:05pm Webhamster Henry:

I'm listening for lots of adapted (not translated) lyrics. I'll have to brush up on my Finnish and Czech though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:07pm Guido from Cologne:

Creedence Clearwater Revival?
Dale Hawkins is the original artist and writer!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:07pm Michael 98145:

@Brian, now i'm imagining this with a dump button ...

:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:08pm David D:

Greetings βrian, Michael, Henry, Sem, Yvang, Chresti, LOT, Guido!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:10pm Guido from Cologne:

Sealed with a Kiss:
en.wikipedia.org...

Fun covers though!
Hello by the way
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:11pm Franco Twinkie:

Damn you, David. How am I suppose to leave the house and get anything done if you're going to play stuff like this? Viva Le Super hits!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:11pm northguineahills:

hellos, straphangers!
Avatar 🚂 3:14pm βrian:

Aretha just got a Pulitzer.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:14pm northguineahills:

ahh, cursory search only turns up Finnish pop charts from 1988 onwards, drat...
  3:16pm spodiodi:

this is great, thank you David D and Webmaster Henry. (hear you, Franco Twinkie)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:17pm David D:

Thanks and sorry, Franco!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:17pm David D:

Hey NGH, Spodiodi!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:17pm fleep:

A little sunshine on a cloudy L.A. day, thank you, David
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:17pm David D:

Thanks, Guido!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:17pm David D:

And hello Fleep!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:20pm Webhamster Henry:

I like this Quinn! A little more Quebeqois than usual! Next time: Inuktitut!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:21pm Yvang:

For some reasons Francis Cabrel is the last artist I expected to ever ear on WFMU. Viva Freeform!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:22pm David D:

We need more Cabrel and Inuktitut!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:22pm Yvang:

(He's very famous in France.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:26pm David D:

βrian (at the top): Yes, they've been having the talk right here in the middle of Leipzig since 1968, in fact.
Avatar 🚂 3:27pm Sem:

Heh, David.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:28pm Webhamster Henry:

I sang San Jose with the Loser's Lounge. I was working for Cisco at the time, which is San Jose Based. I was telecommuting, though.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:29pm Michael 98145:

So, the way to San Jose is thru routers ...
Avatar 🚂 3:35pm Listening Out There:

What? "Kør Langsomt" isn't sung by Bobby Darin? How can that be?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:40pm David D:

All routes lead to San Jose.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:45pm fred:

Good evening David and straphangers. I'm happy to see I avoided Johnny Hallyday and Claude François
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:46pm doctorjazz:

Hi,Riders!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:46pm David D:

Good evening, Fred! I won't tell them you said that...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:46pm David D:

And hello, Doc!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:47pm Franco Twinkie:

Nata!
Avatar 🚂 3:47pm βrian:

Esta muy caseosa!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:47pm steveo:

hi David! this is fun!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:48pm David D:

Welcome Steveo!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:54pm Webhamster Henry:

I'm enjoying it!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:54pm Michael 98145:

Yes. Fun, strange show!
:)
Avatar 🚂 3:59pm Sem:

Oh, man. I remember this...
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 3:59pm Webhamster Henry:

Oh yeah Unicorns!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:00pm David D:

And parrots and a crocodile...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:01pm steveo:

it's remarkable how many of these I haven't heard the orginals...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:01pm steveo:

i was not born in 1968, so i guess some are just very ephemeral :)
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 4:02pm fred:

"Papagei" happens to be one of the only German words I remember from 2 and a half years of high school German lessons (a textbook somehow used the phrase "Ich bin ein Papagei" regularly)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:02pm fleep:

Thanks for making some us feel ancient, steveo
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 4:02pm Michael 98145:

Oh. My.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 4:02pm Carmichael:

Heya David and listeners. What have I walked into?!?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:03pm David D:

Fred: I'd love to see that textbook!
Avatar 🚂 4:03pm Sem:

Carm, it's 1968 in here, but not quite the way any of us remembers it.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 4:04pm Carmichael:

Bjork was 11 here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:04pm steveo:

i was hoping bjork was 12 when she recorded this, but no, 22 or so
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:04pm steveo:

@fleep, I feel ancient too if it makes you feel any better ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:05pm steveo:

oh yeah, duh, carmichael, i am very bad at subtracting
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:05pm David D:

Hey there, Carmichael!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 4:07pm Yvang:

Graeme is alright (sorry).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:13pm steveo:

i understand french a lot better than icelandic :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:15pm David D:

Steveo, you are definitely not alone in that regard.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 4:16pm Yvang:

Icelandic is probably the most secure language for passwords...With Welsh...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:17pm steveo:

do most systems accept ð for passwords?
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 4:18pm Yvang:

ð looks like a bomb...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:18pm steveo:

yes i'd venture that 99.9% of the planet undestands more french than icelandic
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 4:19pm Michael 98145:

runes for security
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:19pm steveo:

they also have þorn (thorn)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:20pm steveo:

omg i'm talking too much again
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:20pm David D:

ðose are good questions.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 4:21pm Carmichael:

Does the Carna beats mean "the Meat Beats"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:24pm David D:

Beats me...
Avatar 🚂 4:24pm Sem:

Maybe a play on Carnaby (Street)?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:24pm Franco Twinkie:

Double damn it! I missed the alternate universe Blue Cheer! Thank goodness for der archivenplatz.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:26pm steveo:

Sem, confirmed at www.japrocksampler.com...
Avatar 🚂 4:26pm Listening Out There:

Now suffering from the Vilperin Perikunta earworm....
Avatar 🚂 4:27pm Sem:

Cool link, thx, steveo.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 4:27pm Carmichael:

Actually, Eddie Cochran had the original Summertime Blues, as The Zombies did with I Love You.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:31pm fleep:

Carm, it's who charted it in '68, not originators
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 4:33pm Carmichael:

Thanks, I got the rules now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:34pm David D:

All according to Hoyle.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:37pm David D:

Last earworm wins...
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 4:40pm Jeff Golick:

I can't imagine the amount of research that went into this show! Brilliant.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:42pm David D:

Thanks, Jeff. It is a lot of fun of course!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 4:42pm Carmichael:

Fuego!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:44pm steveo:

They named the band after a component of eyeglasses: Guillermo [Rodríguez Holgado] worked at his father's glasses factory, where they used a filament called Sírex to adjust the lenses to the frames of the glasses. [wikipedia]
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:59pm steveo:

thanks -- got to run! will definitely hit the archive tomorrow, i can't wait to see how this ends!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:00pm David D:

Thanks, Steveo - no spoilers!
Avatar 5:04pm hilmar:

i wish everything could be finnish...cheers...hilmar
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:04pm Webhamster Henry:

Those really were the days!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:05pm David D:

Hallo Hilmar! Finnish does have a certain sound to it...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:05pm David D:

Henry: Yes, indeed - the ultimate prequel.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:08pm Michael 98145:

как дела ?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:16pm David D:

xorosho, spasibo!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:16pm Brian in UK:

Hello David & chums.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:17pm David D:

Good evening, Brian!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:17pm Michael 98145:

angel of the morning !
Avatar 🚂 5:17pm Sem:

Hello, BiUK. A fine blustery day here, little gardening accomplished.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:19pm Brian in UK:

Sem, same here, grass grows like nosehairs, too quickly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:20pm Rich in Washington:

Really been enjoying these covers, David D!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:20pm Brian in UK:

Oh and blustery. Storm wfmu.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:21pm Stanley:

Hey hep cats.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:21pm David D:

Thanks Rich!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:22pm David D:

And greetings Stanley!
Avatar 🚂 5:22pm Sem:

"Grass Grows like Nosehairs", a hit for the New Crusty Nostrils, as I recall.

Hey, yourself, heppest cat.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:25pm Stanley:

What you want, Brian, is a goat.
Avatar 5:26pm hilmar:

oh ja, lydia lunch hat das doch auch... (1968 war ich noch nicht geboren)....aber auf finnisch natürlich nochmal besser...
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:27pm Brian in UK:

David, have to say that 1968 was a transitory (is that a word) year for me.
Started with my first Saturday job and ended with a motorcycle and sidecar.
Oh and Phil Ochs first album.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:28pm David D:

Brian: Sounds like you channeled the energy of the year perfectly.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:29pm Yvang:

Nino Ferrerish Patrick Zabé
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:29pm Brian in UK:

Stanley there would be a barren place.
Greatest Of All Time.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:29pm chresti:

I always thought it was Judy in the sky, when I was a kid
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:31pm Brian in UK:

I read the NME back then. One singles and one album chart.
  5:34pm dano59:

Did Juice Newton's hit in 82 inspire a new spate of AotM covers? Inquiring minds wanna know
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:35pm chresti:

I do like the instrumentals
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:38pm David D:

Hey Dano, I'm sure it did, good call!
Avatar 5:38pm hilmar:

i love dexys...though best were the ultra slow melancholic songs...
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:42pm Carmichael:

The Grass Roots!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:43pm Webhamster Henry:

Italian rocks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:44pm David D:

Hilmar: We should do a Dexy retrospective...
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:44pm Webhamster Henry:

it's especially fun to hear roughly contemporary covers of these songs.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:45pm Stanley:

Ah, Brian, the NME. I'll never forget its cartoon strip, "The Lone Groover" by Tony Benyon
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:50pm David D:

Yes, it is amazing how fast the covers often followed the originals.
Avatar 5:51pm hilmar:

nice...and interesting...hugh masekela...
  5:52pm dano59:

Just look at all the covers of "Bang Bang" worldwide in 66... (I edited the song's Wiki pg a few years back)
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:53pm Brian in UK:

....but first a word from our sponsor.
Avatar 🚂 5:54pm Sem:

What fun it's been! Gonna wait to hear the rest of the '68 hits on the archives. Thanks, DD, see you and all next time round the track.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:54pm Brian in UK:

See you Sem.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:57pm David D:

Thanks, Sem, take care!
  5:58pm dano59:

Love this ... Played it on an all-Italian show on WRFI along w/Alex's I Ribelle and Volare covers ...
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:59pm Brian in UK:

These lyrics are right dodgy nowadays.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 5:59pm Webhamster Henry:

Young Girl has been disco/Abba-ized!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:59pm David D:

Dano: Sounds like a fun show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:00pm David D:

Yes, I'm glad to leave this one in the hands of Frida.
Avatar 6:01pm hilmar:

frida ensam, gräfin von plauen...
  6:02pm Martinibomb:

Gawd this show has been superb today.
Avatar 6:03pm Mikula:

David--I love your show today!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:03pm David D:

Thanks, Martinibomb!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:04pm David D:

And thanks, Mikula!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:05pm Brian in UK:

@Martinibomb, in the canyons of your mind?
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:06pm Michael 98145:

Big fun. Thanks for all the work.
  6:09pm Martinibomb:

@Brian certainly the canyons of something hah
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:10pm Webhamster Henry:

I think a Bonzo Dog Band foreign language covers show would also be nice.
Avatar 6:11pm hilmar:

next subway ... 100 cover versions of stooges "1969"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:11pm David D:

My pleasure, Michael!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:12pm David D:

Hilmar: How did you know?
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:13pm Brian in UK:

At a rough guess, about of one third of this chart made an impact over here.
The Mersey Sound had passed. Albums were cool by now and stood on their own merits.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:15pm Webhamster Henry:

Harper Fjord PTA.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:16pm Brian in UK:

@WH My Pink Half of the Drainpipe (a very English subject) in Albanian maybe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:17pm David D:

Not enough Albanian today, that is true.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:17pm Brian in UK:

"We were hoping to go to Norway this year. Unfortunately, we could not affjord it".
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:18pm Webhamster Henry:

This show lack the usual Hungarian emphasis too! Less of a Prague Spring in Budapest I guess.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:18pm David D:

Thank you fjor-de puns.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:19pm Brian in UK:

They were still under King Zog, I believe.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:19pm fred:

Thanks David, I'm yawning so I'll step out and go to bed now. That was a fun show
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:20pm Michael 98145:

sounds like Eddy has downed a few too many Colts
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:20pm Brian in UK:

Sounds like a cabaret artiste trying to be hip.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:20pm David D:

Henry: That is true too. But with more Finno to make up for the Ugric, I suppose.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:22pm David D:

Thanks Fred, have a good night!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:23pm fleep:

hoy hoy hoy!
Avatar 🚂 6:24pm Listening Out There:

Hoy x 3
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:24pm David D:

Sing along here: www.musixmatch.com...
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:36pm chresti:

Sleepy Sunshine
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:37pm chresti:

Or moaning sunshine
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:38pm Michael 98145:

The webbers thinks this translates to Midnight Time ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:39pm David D:

It's the spooky version
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:39pm David D:

Spooky and sleepy
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:41pm northguineahills:

ok, alive and awake again...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:43pm David D:

Just in time for the suspenseful finish...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:45pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

I definitely have a soft spot for the Bobby Goldsboro version, but this is pretty great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:45pm David D:

Hey Hopey, glad you like it!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:48pm Michael 98145:

Love is Blue topped The Dock of the Bay in the charts?!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:50pm chresti:

Oh, is that what the numbers correspond to?
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:51pm Webhamster Henry:

Assagai's version is a WFMU favorite!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:51pm Brian in UK:

This song is still haunting us, fifty years on.
  6:51pm dano59:

Mad magazine ran a topical parody in 68-69: New, new, my heart is new/Straight from a man in Kalamazoo...
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:52pm Michael 98145:

BTW, i possess a '68 Mustang sedan awaiting restoration. Someday ...
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:53pm Yvang:

I love when I don't immediately recognise the original song.
  6:53pm dano59:

Sweet Hey Jude! This show is fabuloso!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:54pm Yvang:

Super great show! thanks David!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:54pm Michael 98145:

Yes. It's a good thing this wasn't just a straight cover ..
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:54pm chresti:

Fantastic! Thanks David.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:54pm Brian in UK:

Great work, David.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:55pm Webhamster Henry:

It's tough to make such a long show come out so close to the right time!
Thanks for indulging my spontaneous request!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:55pm doctorjazz:

Too busy to post, but loved the show, thanks, David!
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:57pm Webhamster Henry:

I used to make Charlie do all my DJ work, now I'm making David do it.
Avatar 🚂 Swag For Life Member 6:58pm Michael 98145:

so, WHOA! thanks again, David D ♫
  6:59pm fleep:

Crazy good!
Avatar 🚂 7:00pm Listening Out There:

ThanksBye!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:00pm David D:

Thanks everyone! Have a great week...
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