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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          
Abe Schwartz and Daughter (Sylvia Schwartz Piano)   National Hora - Pt. 2 (Opfiren Di Mekhatonim' (Leading Away The In-Laws})   Options shellac 10" (b-side to National Hora - Pt. 1)  Columbia   1920  (From: Ken K)  0:02:58 (Pop‑up)
Felix Figueroa And His Orchestra (Freddy Martin)  Pico and Sepulveda   Options shellac 10" (b/w She Of The Black Coffee Eyes)  Ambassador   1946  (From: Franco Twinky)  0:06:19 (Pop‑up)
Aliotta, Haynes & Jeremiah   Lake Shore Drive   Options single (b/w Snow Queen)  Big Foot   1978    0:08:44 (Pop‑up)
Jigsaw   Sky High   Options single (b/w Brand New Love Affair)  Chelsea   1975  (From: Super Hits of the '70s: Have a Nice Day, Vol. 15)  0:12:28 (Pop‑up)
The Break-Outs   Are You Mad At Me?   Options single (b/w Silly Feelings )  Spider   1965  (From: It Really Tears Me Up - Usa Garage Greats)  0:15:11 (Pop‑up)
The Sugar Shoppe   Baby Baby   Options The Sugar Shoppe  Capitol   1968    0:17:18 (Pop‑up)
Wings   Spirits of Ancient Egypt   Options Venus and Mars  Capitol   1975    0:20:34 (Pop‑up)
Renzo Cesana (The Continental)   (All Of A Sudden) My Heart Sings   Options single (b-side to You Go To My Head)  Capitol   1951    0:23:30 (Pop‑up)
Arthur Lyman  Caravan   Options Taboo - The Exotic Sounds Of Arthur Lyman  HiFi   1958    0:26:06 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Roger Davy  

Brumes sur Mars   Options

Sylvester SMCS 540 - Patchwork Orchestra vol. 5 

Disques Magellan  



0:28:33 (Pop‑up)
El Hijo De La Cumbia  Intro - Sonido Condor Mexico   Options Freestyle de Ritmos  Soot   2008    0:36:52 (Pop‑up)
Hookworms   Shortcomings   Options Microshift  Domino   2018    0:37:27 (Pop‑up)
Dogu Civcik  Mitrin (Dogu Civcik Edit)   Options Disco Halal Vol. 3  Disco Halal   2015    0:42:43 (Pop‑up)
Eno  Driving Me Backwards   Options Here Come The Warm Jets  Island   1973    0:47:24 (Pop‑up)
Aldous Harding   What If Birds   Options Party  4AD   2017    0:52:30 (Pop‑up)
Ruud Knolraap & The Sweet Vegetable   Geurige Gouden Tinten   Options single (b/w Nieuwe Sperzibonen)  Decca   1969  (From: Biet-Het (Vol 1))  0:55:31 (Pop‑up)
Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra (voc. Jack Leonard)   Close To Me   Options shellac 10" (b-side to A High Hat, A Piccolo And A Cane)  Victor   1936  (From: The Definitive History of Pop 1936)  0:57:43 (Pop‑up)
Benny Goodman And His Orchestra (voc. Helen Ward)   Gee! But You're Swell   Options shellac 10" (b-side to Smoke Dreams)  Victor   1937  (From: Big Bands 068)  1:00:46 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Piero Umiliani  

Le Ragazze Dell'Arcipelago   Options

Svezia, Inferno E Paradiso 




1:03:31 (Pop‑up)
Föllakzoid  Earth   Options III  Sacred Bones   2015    1:10:41 (Pop‑up)
New Hope   Rain   Options single (b/w Let's Get Lost On A Country Road)  Jamie   1970  (From: Lost Jukebox Vol. 209)  1:22:01 (Pop‑up)
Little Anthony and the Imperials  Goin' Out Of My Head   Options single (b/w Make It Easy On Yourself)  DCP   1964    1:24:22 (Pop‑up)
Electric Light Orchestra  Can't Get It Out Of My Head   Options Eldorado - A Symphony By The Electric Light Orchestra  Warner Bros.   1974    1:26:47 (Pop‑up)
The Beach Boys   Game Of Love (Outtake / Live / 1967)   Options Lei'd In Hawaii "Live" Album September 1967, Previously Unreleased  n/a   1967  (From: 1967 - Sunshine Tomorrow)  1:31:07 (Pop‑up)
The Reg Wale Quintet   Stop Press   Options De Wolfe DWLP 3108 - Quintet Of Modern Jazz  Music de Wolfe   1969    1:33:12 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Syd Dale  

Moody   Options

Made In England N° 3 

Impress/Tele Music  



1:34:50 (Pop‑up)
Nora Guthrie   Home Before Dark   Options single (b-side to Emily's Illness)  Mercury   1967  (From: Sky Girl Mixtape)  1:39:28 (Pop‑up)
The Don Byas Quartet   Dark Eyes   Options shellac 10" (b-side to Laura)  American Record   1945  (From: The Ultimate Jazz Archive)  1:41:59 (Pop‑up)
Hot Chocolate   Caveman Billy   Options single (b-side to I Believe (In Love) )  RAK   1971    1:44:57 (Pop‑up)
Youth Sector   Dig It And Repeat   Options Dig It And Repeat  YS LTD   2018    1:48:51 (Pop‑up)
Zuider Zee  Haunter Of The Darkness   Options Zuider Zee  Columbia   1975    1:52:05 (Pop‑up)
Cockney Rebel   Such A Dream   Options single (b-side to Mr. Soft)  EMI   1974  (From: Cockney Rebel Singles A & B)  1:55:46 (Pop‑up)
XTC   Towers of London   Options single (b/w Set Myself On Fire (Live))  Virgin   1980  (From: Compact XTC: The Singles 1978-1985)  2:00:43 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Sonny & Cher  

Walkin' The Quetzal   Options

single (b-side to Baby Don't Go) 



(From: Lost Jukebox, Vol. 008) 

2:05:14 (Pop‑up)
Thin Lizzy   Cowboy Song   Options single (b/w Angel From The Coast)  Mercury   1976    2:08:22 (Pop‑up)
Joey Gregorash   Down By The River   Options North Country Funk  Polydor   1971    2:11:30 (Pop‑up)
Prelude   After The Gold Rush   Options single (b/w Johnson Boy)  Dawn   1973  (From: CHUCK ROAST)  2:16:37 (Pop‑up)
Neil Young  The Loner   Options Neil Young  Reprise   1968  (From: The Big Ball)  2:18:38 (Pop‑up)
Giuda  Firefly   Options single (b-side to Bad Days Are Back)  Burning Heart   2017    2:22:23 (Pop‑up)
Jeff Beck  Rock My Plimsoul   Options single (b-side to Tallyman)  Columbia   1967  (From: Beckology)  2:25:01 (Pop‑up)
The Grifs  Catch A Ride   Options single (b-side to In My Life)  5-D   1966  (From: Trip On Out-Usa Garage Greats)  2:28:36 (Pop‑up)
Mission of Burma   Secrets   Options Vs.  Ace Of Hearts   1982    2:30:54 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Raymond Guiot 

Riant Chenonceaux   Options

Tele Music TM 3039 - Raymond Guiot - Flute + Harpe 

Tele Music  


(From: Raymond Guiot) 

2:34:16 (Pop‑up)
Country Gentlemen   Electricity   Options River Bottom  Sugar Hill   1981  (From: Country Gentlemen 1979-1981 Chronological Classics )  2:38:52 (Pop‑up)
Buddy Holly   I'm Gonna Set My Foot Down   Options Reminiscing  Coral   1963  (From: The Buddy Holly Collection)  2:40:59 (Pop‑up)
Roy Orbison  A Cat Called Domino   Options single (b/w Mean Little Mama)  Sun   1957  (From: Like Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard Before 5)  2:43:12 (Pop‑up)
Margie Rayburn   I'm Available   Options single (b/w If You Were)  Liberty   1957  (From: Early Girls, Volume 3)  2:45:22 (Pop‑up)
Chris Difford   A World That Passed Me By   Options I Didn't Get Where I Am  Adventure   2002    2:47:08 (Pop‑up)
Fotheringay   Nothing More   Options Fotheringay  Island   1970  (From: A Boxful of Treasures, Disc 2)  2:52:28 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Fleetwood Mac 

Albatross   Options

single (b/w Jigsaw Puzzle Blues) 

Blue Horizon  



2:57:11 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar 11:50am Martinibomb:

Almost time to Hinky Dink it
Avatar 11:54am Martinibomb:

a hink in the hand is worth two in the dink
Avatar 11:59am Franco Twinkie:

Michael, I'll tell you right off the bat, I am not laying around in my underwear thinking about Duran Duran. In fact, I just put on a sweater under my bathrobe.
  12:00pm Funky16Corners:

Just a hinkin’ and a dinkin’
Avatar 12:00pm Martinibomb:

Avatar 12:02pm Roberto:

Hink to the Dink! UM, did you notice Dave leSpazze played My Hometown: Duluth Edition last night?
  12:03pm dan:

Afternoon everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm chresti:

Hi dinks!
Avatar 12:04pm Listening Out There:

There will be no technical problems today...There will be no technical problems today... :)
  12:04pm dan:

You got the mic working. Nice
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04pm fleep:

Hink me with your rhythm stick
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:05pm Doug Schulkind:

Sorry I ran two minutes over, Uncle Michael. Like always, I will self-spank.
Avatar 12:06pm Roberto:

So we're not going to hear Pico and Sepulveda?
Avatar 12:06pm Martinibomb:

^I think it's cool that time can be a little wavy grAVy here
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07pm Webhamster Henry:

There's a Hinky Dinky in The Forbidden Zone?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07pm Uncle Michael:

Martini! Franco! Larry! Roberto! dan! chresti! LOT! fleep! Doug! Henry!
Avatar 12:08pm WR:

My booty is greatly moved by these sounds Schwartz.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:08pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar 12:08pm Roberto:

The Schwartz is with us.
Avatar 12:09pm Roberto:

Ah, there it is. Appropriately enough, I just returned from L.A.
Avatar 12:10pm Franco Twinkie:

This really gives me a lift in my current state.
  12:10pm dan:

Is this World Music Day?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:10pm fleep:

Did you see the lack of Sportsmens Lodge, Roberto?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:10pm Uncle Michael:

Franco didn't TELL me Felix was a nom du mic of Freddy Martin!
Avatar 12:11pm Roberto:

You know, Fleep, I've forgotten where that even was, despite having been many times in my younger days. Ventura and something-or-other, right?
Avatar 12:11pm Franco Twinkie:

Ha! seems as you figured it out yourself.
  12:12pm dutchtheo:

Helloo, shalom, hola, hallo,
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:13pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:14pm fleep:

Roberto, yep, big hole in the ground now. Iconic hangout of the stars, gone.
Avatar 12:14pm WR:

Thank you for playing one of my requests last week. Listened via the WFMU archive.
Avatar 12:16pm Roberto:

I'm sure I drove right past it without giving it any thought.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:16pm Uncle Michael:

  12:16pm John from Florham park:

Hello fellow dinky fans
Avatar 12:16pm Franco Twinkie:

I don't know what is on that iconic corner now, but back in the day when a young me went to unravel the mystery, it was a lumber yard.
  12:17pm johnk77:

sportsmen's lodge hotel
is gone?
party central for
toto+other session players
back in the day
band + crew
great show today
Avatar 12:17pm Roberto:

Dang, this is peppy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:18pm Uncle Michael:

John! John!
  12:19pm Marie:

Howdy UM and all! That Lake Shore Drive song reminds of of being high as a kite in the backseat of a silver Buick LeSabre (my parents) with friends as my brother drove on Lake Shore Drive it to a Neil Young "simulblast"--listening to "You are Like a Hurricane" super lout.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:19pm fleep:

The Hotel remains. The Lodge is being replaced by an Equinox gym and an Erewhon market. Can you say gentrification?
  12:19pm davefromtoronto:

hey hinky get out your dinky!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:19pm CHUCK ROAST:

And a 1-2-3 Hink, 1-2-3 Dink
  12:19pm John from Florham park:

@uncle mike howdy
Avatar 12:20pm Roberto:

Oh snap, an Erewhon market? Nice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:20pm chresti:

I remember going to a couple birthday partys at the Sportsman Lodge, in the 80s-90s
Avatar 12:20pm Roberto:

For vegans, gentrification can be a good thing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:21pm Rich in Washington:

Hello, UM!
Hello fellow Dinkyites!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:21pm Uncle Michael:

Marie! dave! CHUCK! Rich!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:21pm Funky16Corners:

Victor Garber: The Early Years
Avatar 12:22pm Roberto:

I think my last visit to the Lodge was for a bat mitzvah in '90.
  12:23pm johnk77:

the valley has been
entertainment biz
long time
  12:23pm John from Florham park:

@Tich what’s up
  12:23pm John from Florham park:

I meant rich sorry
Avatar 12:24pm Roberto:

Yes, there's a reason it's called "Studio" City. It even has its own walk of fame now.
  12:24pm dan:

Denny Laine at his best
Avatar 12:26pm Franco Twinkie:

Roberto, back in the day I remember they had one off concerts at the Sportsmens Lodge, but I never went.
  12:26pm Marie:

What a great GIF! Love the Wings
  12:27pm johnk77:

jeff porcaro lived nearby
had a studio in his garage
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:27pm Funky16Corners:

Is this the guy that Christopher Walken was doing on SNL?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:28pm Uncle Michael:

I think so. I love Renzo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:30pm Rich in Washington:

Tesco Vee did a rather nasty parody of The Continental on a Meatmen LP, but I cannot remember which one.
Avatar 12:31pm Franco Twinkie:

I tried talking to girls like Renzo Cesana when I was in junior high school and it got me sent to the principals office.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:32pm Rich in Washington:

Franco, did they also talk to you about the inappropriateness of your silk smoking jacket, ascot and cigarette on a cigarette holder?
Avatar 12:33pm Martinibomb:

^I miss smoking in school
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:34pm chresti:

I lived in Sherman Oaks in 85 to 95, seemed already gentrified then, compared to Echo Park in the 80s (which is now way gentrified)
Avatar 12:35pm Little Danny:

Hi hi hi
  12:35pm johnk77:

studio city has small houses
which were all ready
pretty expensive
in the late seventies
  12:37pm Marie:

I listened to the Wings albums over and over at home and at a friend's house (where we could "toke") :)
Avatar 12:37pm Franco Twinkie:

Well Rich, no. If I had practiced in the mirror at home before I left the house, the results might have been a little different.
  12:38pm Marie:

Hey UM, I grew up listening to those stations, just west of Chicago.
Avatar 12:39pm ken krimstein:

I'm cool with it, Unc. Just as long as we all agree 'CFL had it by a drop over 'LS.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:39pm fleep:

Dr. Demento drummed that PxS into everyone's brain around here
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:39pm Pedro in Arlington:

Thanks for the proper version of Sky High, Uncle Mike. Of course I got in late and will now have to hit the archive. And I didn't check to see if my brother still had the entire Jigsaw album back in New York.
Avatar 12:40pm Martinibomb:

I have not listened to rupture in a long time need to remedy that
  12:40pm dan:

Nice Chris Squire like bass playing
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:42pm Uncle Michael:

Danny! Ken! (more than a drop) Pedro!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:42pm fleep:

Still looking for a clip of The Continental online, maybe alll the kinescopes got lost. Meanwhile www.goretro.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:42pm Uncle Michael:

I meant to play way more of that Rupture find! Some other time, I guess....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:43pm Uncle Michael:

YW, Pedro!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:46pm Rich in Washington:

Who can you truss when the Rupture comes? Praise Bob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:47pm Funky16Corners:

This is cool!
Avatar 12:48pm Little Danny:

The Hookworms track was fantastic. That bassline!
  12:49pm Alex In Illinois:

Yes, that's the one. When I learned what Walken was satirizing, I was surprised that there not more parodies of it.
Avatar 12:49pm Brian in UK:

Avatar 12:51pm Brian in UK:

Lovely full morning this evening.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:51pm Uncle Michael:

Alex! Brian!
Avatar 12:51pm Brian in UK:

Thought Brian Eno never learnt to drive.
Avatar 12:52pm WR:

It was down hill driving for Eno after this.
Avatar 12:55pm WR:

Brian's newest. youtu.be...
  12:55pm dan:

Eno must have been huffing paint when came up with this rambling. Ferry was the better Br(i)(y)an in Roxy Music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:56pm Uncle Michael:

You don't say.
Avatar 12:58pm WR:

When Here Come the Warm Jets I played it at least one a day for a few months.
  12:59pm Marie:

it's amazing to me what a fantastic album that is "Here Come the Warm Jets" and I have always wondered why Eno didn't/couldn't do much else to equal that (I know there was one other album that I thought was great)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:00pm Funky16Corners:

This sounds like a cover but the title doesn't translate to anything familiar
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:00pm Uncle Michael:

I need dutchtheo to translate this.
Avatar 1:00pm Brian in UK:

WR I see your Eno and raise you a Jonathan Pie.
Avatar 1:01pm Listening Out There:

RE Eno...personally, I'm a big fan of My Life in the Bush of Ghosts...but that's a completely different can of content...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:01pm Uncle Michael:

Another Green World? Taking Tiger Mountain By Strategy?
Avatar 1:02pm Brian in UK:

Marie, Before and After Science is worth a shot. Think he made a decision to stop singing after that, only recently singing again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:02pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

Howdy, Uncle Michael and all the gang!!!!
Avatar 1:04pm Franco Twinkie:

Before And After Science was the perfect Alka-Seltzer record when you had punk rock heartburn in 1978.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:05pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:07pm Guido from Cologne:

The ma-na-Ma-Na Soundtrack!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:07pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

I like this Eno topic. I consider him a sort of boddhisatva.
  1:08pm dutchtheo:

Back from dinner, aromatic golden colors, sounds as vague as it was, i could understand the lyrics, but didn't understand them, if you can understand me
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:09pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

Nick and Nora!
  1:12pm Marie:

Hey, you all reminded me of his other albums--I see Before and After Science and Another Green World as being equal/similar to "Here Come.."--I guess they are all more similar to each other than his other work. Never Mind my earlier comment. I guess one could say he evolved, like artists and all of us, do...
  1:12pm dutchtheo:

Oh yes it was geurige gouden tuinen (gardens)
Avatar 1:13pm Martinibomb:

I'm with ya. Hate winter. Maybe 6" they say for PDX next week but we'll see....
  1:13pm Marie:

I must add, that it was my first real love who turned me onto Eno and punk rock in general. Thank you, Bob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:15pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:16pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

Martinibomb: ay! even half an inch of snow shuts down the Rose City!
Avatar 1:20pm Martinibomb:

^Sad but true
  1:20pm John from Florham park:

Afternoon granny
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:27pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

howdy, John from the mysterious and legendary Florham park!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:29pm chresti:

Hi Granny!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:29pm CHUCK ROAST:

Winter in the Mid-Atlantic. ...going up to 70 tomorrow.
Avatar 1:29pm Franco Twinkie:

Thanks Michael. Gotta cut out early. I have to go pull in the trash cans at my moms house before the street sweeper passes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:30pm Uncle Michael:

Se ya, Franco!
Avatar 1:30pm Roberto:

  1:30pm dan:

ELO, a band I can never tire of
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:30pm fleep:

It's a Head trip
  1:31pm John from Florham park:

@Geanny inot know if my town is that mysterious at all:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:31pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

Uncle Michael you are blowing my MIND> For decades i have been singing "And i think i'm going out of my head, cause i can't get it out of my head." FINALLY ON THE RADIO!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:32pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:32pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

i swear i was just about to post about the ELO song when it started. 2020 is gonna be GREAT, folx!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:32pm Webhamster Henry:

ELO is head-sticky.
  1:34pm Alex In Illinois:

So he is singing: "Ocean's Daughter". To my sister and me, it sounded like:"Ocean's Doughnut".
  1:35pm Dean:

Then there's "Walkin' on a wave chicane," which sounds like "...on a wave she came."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:35pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

now that my blown mind has reassembled, i can say howdy, chresti!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:36pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

my sweetie always sings, "the purpose of a man is to stuff a turkey and the purpose of a turkey is to stuff man…"
  1:37pm Dean:

Saw ELO three times live. Opening acts were Widowmaker, Steve Hillage, and Little Feat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:37pm Uncle Michael:

  1:38pm Dean:

Was listening yesterday to Tasavallan Presidenti c.1972. That Reg Wale track displayed similar colors.
Avatar 1:38pm geezerette:

UM! Singing along and I'm not even driving!
Thanks for playing Cole Porter last week. Listened to request show a day late & loved it!
Howdy all!
  1:38pm Dean:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:39pm Rich in Washington:

I am having fun. YOW!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:39pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

^ wot Rich sed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:41pm chresti:

Fun is always had at hinky dinky time!
  1:41pm pacific standard simon:

I confess that I hate ELO. Ech! I am the Mel Coolie of ELO.
Avatar 1:41pm geezerette:

BBs sounded "stoned". :)
  1:41pm Dean:

See the inner sleeve here, second song, third line: https://www.discogs.com/Electric-Light-Orchestra-Eldorado-A-Symphony-By-The-Electric-Light-Orchestra/master/21685
Avatar 1:42pm Martinibomb:

Oh gawd just SO fun it burns
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42pm doctorjazz:

  1:42pm Dean:

Actually, it's "...on a wave's chicane," possessive.
  1:44pm Dean:

During the years I saw ELO live, I owned one record, an Amazing Korneyfone bootleg, which I gave to my buddy who had everything by the band. Since then I've acquired LPs and a purple vinyl 45rpm of "Fire on High."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:44pm Uncle Michael:

geezerett! Simon! Doc!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:45pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

the other song i've sung for years, which seems rather hinky dinkyish, is "I know it's only rock n roll, but it's still rock n roll to me!"
Avatar 1:45pm ken krimstein:

slam Stewart!
  1:46pm Funky16Corners:

Where’s Mischa Auer when you need him?
Avatar 1:46pm geezerette:

Swinging Bopology!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:47pm Uncle Michael:

Ken knows his Byas!
Avatar 1:49pm ken krimstein:

and my slam.
  1:50pm pacific standard simon:

Don Byas, on the other hand, I will listen to for hours.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:50pm Uncle Michael:

I'll bet you know your Slim and your Babs, too.
Avatar 1:51pm ken krimstein:

a huge influence on sonny methinks
  1:51pm John from Florham park:

Nice song I am hearing uncle mike
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:52pm chresti:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:52pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53pm Uncle Michael:

2018 NEW WAVE!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

well done, kids!
Avatar 1:54pm geezerette:

Avatar 1:55pm geezerette:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:55pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

UM, you're sizzlin'!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:57pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

geezerette! it's been too long. mebbe UM will play some more Halal Disco for us!
  1:57pm pacific standard simon:

I forgot to tune in last week. Finally back at work after three months recovery. There's always the archive, though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58pm Uncle Michael:

feeling strong, Simon?
Avatar 1:58pm geezerette:

Dig It And Repeat is a great title. Words o live by.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:00pm fleep:

Good to see you, pacific standard simon
Avatar 2:01pm holland oats:

i approve of punk violin
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:01pm Uncle Michael:

  2:04pm dan:

XTC is just what the doctor ordered
Avatar 2:04pm ken krimstein:

great transition...to towers of London...nice...
  2:04pm pacific standard simon:

Small but mean. They take it out of you, but they put it back in. ;-)
Avatar 2:05pm Little Danny:

Cockney Rebel = odd Can vibes
Avatar 2:05pm Roberto:

I wanted to visit the Towers when I was in London last November but we didn't get around to it. We viewed them from London Bridge instead.
Avatar 2:05pm Roberto:

Of course, this song was running through my head the whole time.
  2:05pm Marie:

diggin the show here, UM (at work). Thank-ee kindly, sir.
Avatar 2:06pm ken krimstein:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:06pm Uncle Michael:

You folks are the best.
  2:10pm John from Florham park:

@UM you are the best
  2:11pm pacific standard simon:

I & UM are among the lucky few who have seen XTC perform that song.
Avatar 2:11pm Roberto:

HELL to tha YES
  2:12pm dan:

Phil Lynott, everyone’s favorite Afro-Irish bassist.
Avatar 2:12pm holland oats:

@pacific & @um where'd ya see xtc?
Avatar 2:13pm geezerette:

UM, love your time machine. Happy happy happy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:13pm Uncle Michael:

holland, we were both at the same XTC show in Lawrence,KS!
  2:13pm Funky16Corners:

Gotta bolt, Unk. Great show today!
  2:13pm Mark R:

So cool to hear "The Cowboy Song"! My band used to play this in high school. Such an unlikely song for an Irish band to play, I always thought. Also always wondered why Thin Lizzy is never mentioned when the topic of great two-guitar lineups comes up--I thought they were great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:14pm Uncle Michael:

See ya, Larry!
Avatar 2:15pm ken krimstein:

bill withers-esque
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:15pm Uncle Michael:

  2:17pm Wilson in SO:

Shit, I think Uncle Michael can tell I went to Panama City Beach (and liked it)
  2:17pm Mark R:

Always liked this song musically, but I really thought the concept of shooting your girlfriend by the river was so horrible. What am I missing? (If I were a girl and my boyfriend was really into this song, I'd hightail it out of there, you betcha!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:18pm fleep:

Agreed, there are far better places
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:18pm Uncle Michael:

Music is chock full of murder ballads.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:18pm Uncle Michael:

  2:19pm Mark R:

I know, but the ones where the protagonist did it always freak me out a little. I don't know if I'm supposed to relate to killing people or what...(I guess I'm a little to squeamish for your sophisticated radio program.) I'm going to watch my Mr. Rogers Betamaxes now.
  2:20pm John from Florham park:

Love this remake of this Neil Young song
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:20pm Uncle Michael:

Hug your knees to your chest and rock yourself slowly, Mark!
  2:20pm Mark R:

I thought this was Dolly Parton, I really did. Lying in a burned-out basement, man, that's down and out.
Avatar 2:21pm bigplanetnoise:

Hey Hey Hey Hey Hey!!!!!
  2:21pm Alex In Illinois:

Like that old folk murder ballad "By the Banks of the Ohio".
Is there any song in which something good happens by a river?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:21pm Uncle Michael:

  2:21pm pacific standard simon:

I kinda like this version of Down By The River better, though I also don't get the lyrics.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:22pm CHUCK ROAST:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:22pm Uncle Michael:

YW, Chuck!
  2:22pm dan:

As great as Neil Young is on record, I don’t recommend seeing him live. Worst concert I ever attended.
Avatar 2:22pm ken krimstein:

killing it...but don't love the strings on this...but does neil care what I think? nah...
  2:23pm Mark R:

Don't think so, Alex. BTW, hearing the real Neil Young after all these covers just further emphasizes the unique fabulousness of Mr. Young. Tributes are fine and dandy, but...
Avatar 2:23pm geezerette:

Young is a great writer and I have no idea what any of it means!
  2:24pm Mark R:

Bet he was still working with Jack Nietsche at this point, Ken. He was very big on those grandiose arrangements, a la "Broken Arrow"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:24pm Uncle Michael:

on the day that she left, he died but it did not show
  2:26pm Alex in Illinois:

There is that Gospel song, "Down By The Riverside".
  2:27pm Mark R:

Uncle Michael, I definitely remember "The Big Ball" advertised on the inner sleeve of Reprise records in them days (early 70s).
  2:28pm pacific standard simon:

I love that live Neil Young Velvet Underground tribute disc. Some teenage girl sold it to me at a yard sale. :-D
  2:28pm Wilson in SO:

Oh hell yeah this is greasy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:29pm Uncle Michael:

This single version is VERY different than the version on Truth.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:29pm Stanley:

Well said Wilson in SO.
And hello
Avatar 2:29pm geezerette:

!!! :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:30pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar 2:30pm holland oats:

re xtc - thx didn't realize they ever even toured the us!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:30pm Stanley:

  2:30pm Alex In Illinois:

There is "Sweet Thames Flow Softly" where they fall in love and ... oh ...in the end, she leaves him. Dang!
  2:30pm Mark R:

I've never heard this faster version of "Rock My Plimsoul" before!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:31pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

Mark R: Tom Waits re: murder ballads: “These were the oral tabloids of the day….News just happens to be a meal best served hot.”
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:31pm chresti:

Alex, I agree, not many good things happen near rivers, or in the woods..
Avatar 2:32pm ken krimstein:

Avatar 2:32pm Little Danny:

This Grifs 45 is so gnarly
  2:32pm pacific standard simon:

@Holland oats - I still have my ticket stub!
  2:32pm Mark R:

Alls I'm saying is I'm agin killin' folks, Granny. (Unless, of course, they got it comin' to 'em.)
Avatar 2:33pm geezerette:

Gnarly, yes indeed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:33pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

Mark R: well, of course!
  2:34pm βrian:

OTOH: "Take me to the river/Wash me down/Cleanse my soul."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:34pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

i've heard that some murder ballads were written by the condemned killer in order to pay for a proper burial
  2:34pm Mark R:

Really digging your mix today, Uncle Michael!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:35pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar 2:35pm geezerette:

What Mark R. said!
Avatar 2:36pm holland oats:

@pacific ha cool
  2:36pm Mark R:

I like how the instrumental intro was like two minutes long--I was actually surprised when the guy started singing!
Avatar 2:41pm geezerette:

Just watched the animation. Ha ha, wow!
  2:43pm pacific standard simon:

Gotta say, I love the library music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:46pm Pedro in Arlington:

Dang. Killer Buddy rockabilly that stayed in the can until the 60s.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:47pm Uncle Michael:

Yep, why, I have no idea.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:48pm doctorjazz:

Thanks, UM, nice to go out on a county set, fun show!
  2:49pm pacific standard simon:

Yesterday's rerun of Dragnet took place in The Domino Bar, with cool Dominos on the wall. I want that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:49pm Uncle Michael:

Glad you could be here, Doc.
Avatar 2:49pm geezerette:

UM spells FUN!
Happy weekend, Michael and all you Rock Cats!
  2:54pm dan:

Great show UM
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:55pm Uncle Michael:

Oops.Unintended live track.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:56pm chresti:

Avatar 2:57pm geezerette:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm Uncle Michael:

seems I lost the stream...for how long, I cannotsay.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

freeform for the deform!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm fleep:

Thanks, UM!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm chresti:

Thanks Uncle Michael!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks, everyone!
Avatar 2:58pm Listening Out There:

Oh, drat. And the stream was playing so well today...
  2:58pm dan:

Such a contrast between Sandy Eand that thing on the stream
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm Rich in Washington:

Just about 30 seconds or so - and a really peculiar left turn it was!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm Uncle Michael:

Are you not hearing Fotheringay?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:59pm chresti:

it's back
Avatar 3:00pm Listening Out There:

I'm not. I just tried Bryce's FMU program, and that streamy's just fine...
  3:00pm pacific standard simon:

Something about the guitar on this Chris Gifford track reminds me of that Sultans Of Swing dude. Can't think of his name, right now. Urgh.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:00pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

we love you UM! thanks for the tunes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:00pm Rich in Washington:

Rattle rattle!
Avatar 3:00pm geezerette:

Loud & clear!
Avatar 3:00pm Listening Out There:

Of course, I'm on the other coast and streams are brought here by carrier pigeon...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:01pm chresti:

I just restarted the player, can hear UM
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:01pm Rich in Washington:

It came back. Was only out for a couple of seconds.
Avatar 3:02pm geezerette:

Hey, Rich!
Avatar 3:02pm Listening Out There:

Now I hear HDT. Did what chresti said, closed the popup player, refreshed the page, reopened the popup. Better than doing real work. Thanks, UM!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:04pm Rich in Washington:

Thanks, UM!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:04pm Uncle Michael:

Bye my friends!
  3:04pm pacific standard simon:

As usual, I play this show for my co-workers.
Avatar 3:06pm WR:

Buh bye for now UM.
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