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Favoriting April 13, 2020: Farther Along We'll Understand Why

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
The Knife  Silent Shout   Favoriting Silent Shout  Brille  2007  CD      0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Tony Carey  No. 3   Favoriting Explorer  Medical  2012  LP  From 1982    0:06:43 (Pop-up)
Add N to X  The Black Regent   Favoriting On the Wires of Our Nerves  Mute  1998  CD      0:10:40 (Pop-up)
Nicolas Godin  Concrete and Glass   Favoriting Concrete and Glass  Because Music  2020  CD    *   0:17:04 (Pop-up)
Gary Numan / Tubeway Army  Down in the Park   Favoriting Replicas - The First Recordings  Beggars Banquet  2019  LP  early version from 1978    0:21:13 (Pop-up)
Armando Sciascia  Risacca (Surging Surf)   Favoriting Sea Fantasy: La Musica del Mare  Roundtable  2020  LP  From 1972  *   0:25:59 (Pop-up)
Chris & Cosey  October (Love Song)   Favoriting Bob Stanley & Pete Wiggs Present The Tears of Technology  Ace  2020  CD  From 1983  *   0:28:49 (Pop-up)
Ultravox  Hiroshima Mon Amour   Favoriting Three into One  Antilles  1980  LP  From 1977    0:33:00 (Pop-up)
Cold Beat  Flat Earth   Favoriting Mother  DFA  2020  CD    *   0:37:41 (Pop-up)
The Blue Nile  Stay   Favoriting A Walk Across the Rooftops  Linn/Virgin  1988  CD  From 1983    0:40:21 (Pop-up)
 
Ronnie Lane and the Band "Slim Chance"  Anymore for Anymore   Favoriting Anymore for Anymore  Marquee  1990  CD  From 1974    0:57:36 (Pop-up)
Rod Stewart  Seems Like a Long Time   Favoriting Rarities  Mercury  2013  CD  alternate version, 1971    1:00:36 (Pop-up)
The Clark Sisters  Overdose of the Holy Ghost   Favoriting You Brought the Sunshine: The Sound of Gospel Recordings 1976-1981  Westbound  2020  CD  From 1981  *   1:04:58 (Pop-up)
Beacon Hill First Baptist Choir  Hold to God's Unchanging Hand   Favoriting Kearney Barton: Architect of the Northwest Sound  Light in the Attic  2020  CD  From 1973  *   1:08:49 (Pop-up)
Katawa Singers  Zoroma Za Mdziko   Favoriting Ufulu 1991-1997  Modernizations 1000 Hz  2020  CD    *   1:12:19 (Pop-up)
Black Market Brass  So Who (pt 1) / So Who (pt 2)   Favoriting Undying Thirst  Colemine  2020  CD    *   1:16:13 (Pop-up)
 
 
Single File: a bunch of 45s played all in a row
Charles Wright and The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band  Sorry Charlie   Favoriting single  Warner Bros. - Seven Arts  1969  45      1:32:51 (Pop-up)
Joe Pass  (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction   Favoriting single  World Pacific  1966  45      1:35:47 (Pop-up)
Keely Smith  Autumn Leaves   Favoriting single  Capitol  1957  45  with Louis Prima and His Orchestra    1:38:13 (Pop-up)
The Byrds  Everybody's Been Burned   Favoriting single  Columbia  1967  45      1:40:59 (Pop-up)
Sonny Curtis  Unsaintly Judy   Favoriting single  Ovation  1971  45      1:44:00 (Pop-up)
The Goldebriars  Shenandoah   Favoriting single  Epic  1964  45      1:46:19 (Pop-up)
Snail  The Joker   Favoriting single  Cream  1978  45      1:49:22 (Pop-up)
Segarini  I'm Not Your Fool   Favoriting single  A&M  1977  45      1:53:12 (Pop-up)
John Prine  Let's Talk Dirty in Hawaiian   Favoriting single  Oh Boy  1986  45      1:55:10 (Pop-up)
John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band  On the Dark Side   Favoriting single  Scotti Brothers  1983  45  thanks, Kurt    1:58:20 (Pop-up)
 
John Hartford  Gentle on My Mind   Favoriting The Rare & Unreleased John Hartford/Backroads, Rivers & Memories  Real Gone Music  2020  CD  early demo version  *   2:15:41 (Pop-up)
Tammy Wynette  Gentle on My Mind   Favoriting D-I-V-O-R-C-E  Epic  1968  LP      2:18:01 (Pop-up)
Porter Wagoner  Freida   Favoriting Highway Headin' South  RCA  1974  LP      2:21:09 (Pop-up)
Dolly Parton  Pleasant as May   Favoriting Bubbling Over  RCA  1973  LP      2:23:52 (Pop-up)
Lee Hazlewood  Dolly Parton's Guitar   Favoriting Back on the Streets Again  Zonophone/EMI  2004  CD  From 1977    2:26:33 (Pop-up)
Johnny Paycheck  The Feminine Touch   Favoriting The Soul & The Edge: The Best of Johnny Paycheck  Epic Legacy  2002  CD  From 1976    2:29:35 (Pop-up)
Larry Jon Wilson  Farther Along   Favoriting Let Me Sing My Song to You  Monument  1976  LP      2:32:19 (Pop-up)
Linda Ronstadt  I'll Be Your Baby Tonight   Favoriting Hand Sown...and Home Grown  Capitol  1969  LP      2:37:18 (Pop-up)
Bob Dylan  I Threw It All Away   Favoriting Travelin' Thru, Featuring Johnny Cash: 1967–1969: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 15  Columbia Legacy  2019  CD  From Johnny's TV show, 1969    2:41:22 (Pop-up)
Austin Gravelding  Loving Her Never Crossed My Mind   Favoriting Restless Winds  GWP  1971  LP      2:43:15 (Pop-up)
Kris Kristofferson  Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again)   Favoriting Live at the Philharmonic  Sony Music Special Products  1992  CD  live in December of 1972, NYC    2:46:01 (Pop-up)
Jesse Winchester  Biloxi   Favoriting Jesse Winchester  Bearsville  1971  LP      2:49:05 (Pop-up)
Swamp Dogg featuring John Prine  Memories   Favoriting Sorry You Couldn't Make It  Joyful Noise Recordings  2020  CD  screwed this up last week, but not this time!  *   2:52:23 (Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01am
David (in London):

Hello Joe and all Noiseniks out there.
  9:01am
P-90:

yip?
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zivilars:

Hi Joe, hi everybody – here's to another great show!
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common:

yip
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Handy Haversack:

Good morning to the Great Joe McGasko! Happy to have the yips!

Hey, everyone!
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fred:

Good morning Joe and Yipsters
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pantz:

Ray-Dee-OOO!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:03am
Marley P. Dogg:

Yip yip me strength
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am
queems:

oh man this reminds me of art school
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am
David (in London):

Hey Handy. How are you mate?
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Nulsh:

Howdy folks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am
Rtintera:

fuck yeah
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Colleen:

Looking forward to the show Joe..
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:03am
Threemoons:

Happy Monday Joe McG, fellow YipYips and noisemakers...
  9:03am
imaad in colombo, sri lanka:

ooooo yeeaaaa its 6.30pm and im feeling this haha
Avatar 9:04am
Colleen:

Hey everyone!
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djsheilab:

Woah.....PERFECT opener, Joe!
  9:04am
cl@m_digger:

Yes!!! I was listening the the knife this weekend they are so good
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04am
Rtintera:

hi colleen
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Creature Boy:

hello hello
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04am
Rtintera:

I wish I saw them live
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04am
queems:

turning the volume way up
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:05am
Andrew_in_WI:

It took me way too long to recognize this
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:05am
steveo:

good morning Joe & everyone. I can't disagree with Sheila (& why would I want to?)
Avatar 9:05am
Aaron Working In Newark:

Good Morning Joe
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05am
David (in London):

Hey Nulsh, Threemoons. Andrew, steveo.
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fleep:

Greetings, Joe
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Nulsh:

Hey David. Hope yer' well amigo!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:06am
Uncle Michael:

I remember what it was like to listen to the beginning of Surface Noise at my desk at work. Now I listen while having breakfast in my living room with my sweetie. This is better.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:07am
Brian in UK:

Hey Joe.
  9:08am
kevlicki:

Morning joe, skeleton crew and wfmuland
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:08am
melinda:

Howdy all
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Handy Haversack:

Good, David. How goes? Gonna be a soaker here today.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:09am
Marley P. Dogg:

Hi Joe - hope you are well. Thanks for being on today and all of your hard work on the skeleton crew!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:09am
LastWhiteRhino:

Joe McGasko, keeping it going. Thank you !
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:09am
Brian in UK:

Just vacuuming up what the Easter Bunny delivered.

@David, I checked Carol's show when got back in yesterday; what strange coincidences.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:09am
melinda:

@handy here too
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:09am
steveo:

If life seems jolly rotten
There's something you've forgotten
And that's to laugh and smile and dance and sing
When you're feeling in the dumps
Don't be silly, chumps
Just purse your lips and whistle - that's the thing
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:10am
Andrew_in_WI:

Reminds me of the Night Rider theme
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11am
David (in London):

Hi Melinda.

Brian, man, that was wild. Set me off on a whole train of mental associations and memories for the rest of the day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12am
Stanley:

Brothers and sisters!
  9:12am
Mick:

Good morning one and all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12am
fred:

@steveo: now I'll have that song stuck in my head all day
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13am
David (in London):

Hey Stanley.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:13am
Ken From Hyde Park:

The Yips have their skeleton permits with them, I trust?
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Joe McG:

Hey everybody, welcome to the show. Nice to have you with me today!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14am
dei xhrist:

Gosh I haven't heard Add N to X for decades
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:15am
Guido from Cologne:

Hello Joe and everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16am
Rtintera:

great set so far
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Lixiviated Life:

= [e^(n ln x)] [n/x] = x^n n/x = n x^(n-1)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:18am
Tome:

HI Joe glad you're spinning makes Monday morning so nice !<>!
Avatar 9:20am
Joe McG:

Shucks, thanks, Tome. We're starting out with a bit of an electronic feel today, but we'll go other places.
  9:20am
Nick on Ocean PKWY:

These are the electronic jams I need this morning.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:21am
pantz:

This really has an Alan Parsons groove to it. I like.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21am
Mark Hurst:

Thank you, Joe! Great opening set. Happy Monday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22am
common:

gary!
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b!!!:

Yessss this set it great.
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

'mornin troops
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Rev. Turnip Druid:

ah poop; missed N to X -- that's a magical CD..
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:23am
The Oscar:

Mornin'! This Numan track will always remind me of the incredible clip from Urgh! where he's tooling around the stage in a little cart. May need to rewatch that soon.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:23am
Threemoons:

GARY NUMAN
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Baja Joe:

Hidey Ho Joe and all
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p20:

Lix: that looks like d/dx xⁿ
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:24am
Threemoons:

Can we please get some obscure deep cut Bowie up in here?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24am
coco:

Morning with Gary Newman....always nice
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Guido from Cologne:

I think that version of In The Park was on a Virgin records comp. entitled "Machines", dedicated to synth driven new wave from 1978.
Avatar 🎸 9:25am
p20:

Lix: but we're just supposed to add - where did the exponential and derivative come from?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am
David (in London):

Hey p20.
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p20:

yo David. happy Monday!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:25am
Handy Haversack:

Turns out even spreading peanut butter on apple slices is more fun with Gary Numan!
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annie:

sorry i'm late!!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:26am
Irene Trudel:

Good morning all! I always liked that Gary Numan track. Nice and dark.
Avatar 🎸 9:26am
p20:

"Differentiate X to the Nth power"? That's a different band
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27am
holland oats:

synth wheeze greetings
  9:28am
testingwithfire@protonmail.com:

Good day Joe and all from Chile! good to hear Gary Numan this morning.
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Ken From Hyde Park:

So ... how's Dyngus Day going for everyone?
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:30am
Hughie Considine:

Loving all the bleep bloops on a morning where some clarity is needed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:31am
fred:

@p20: If Add N to X recorded In C, would it be X+=N?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:31am
Bend Sinister:

I keep playing this on repeat from the CD, it is too catchy. (Had a battered 12" until recently)
Avatar 🎸 9:32am
p20:

@fred: that's brilliant!
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duke:

Hello Joe and surface noise surfers
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p20:

@KFHP: I had to look up Dyngus Day. Then I splashed my (very patient) wife in the face with some drops of water. She called me a dingus. The cat also got splashed - she was less amused.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:34am
David (in London):

Oh dear Lord, this is one of my absolute favourites. Foxx is awesome on this.
Avatar 9:38am
Lixiviated Life:

p20 @ 9:25
but it looks so elegant
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:39am
Ken From Hyde Park:

I'm not so sure the schools want parents solving math homework on the WFMU accu, though.
  9:40am
Bill W:

Good morning, McG and SNoisers.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:42am
Hughie Considine:

Aw...this one is such a gem. Some of these Blue Nile tracks were designed to test audio equipment.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:42am
Asheville Jon:

thank you Joe for everything you do at and for WFMU!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:42am
Buckaroo:

This set has been AMAZING. Joe's on fire this morning.
  9:44am
MplsCoco:

Good Morning Joe and others!!! ♥️
  9:45am
Naila:

Thank you Joe for everything. SThanks grateful to you and to WFMU. Listening in the garden with my 1 year old son on a lovely sunny day in the UK.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:46am
Webhamster Henry:

Yip yip yip yip, Noise surfacers!
  9:47am
Gene:

I have always enjoyed that Blue Nile album. Thanks from sunny Wiesbaden, Germany
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:48am
Handy Haversack:

I am enjoying myself.
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p20:

@Lix: yeah, any excuse to throw in some calculus references is fun
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:48am
ParUbi:

Good morning Joe, hey everyone
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:49am
pantz:

@Joe are you sure you aren't getting payola from "Big Electronica Music" to play these sets?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:49am
common:

agreed, joe. blue nile always makes me sad.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:49am
Handy Haversack:

Hey, ParUbi!
  9:49am
P-90:

soulful and forlorn
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:50am
David (in London):

Hello ParUbi
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Hughie Considine:

Yes, that Three into One is the one to have!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52am
David (in London):

That sax is truly awesome. It was played by CC Smith, who was from Gloria Munid, probably the first ever Goth band. Though that does them a disservice really.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:53am
Mark Hurst:

"Sad Technology" - lots of resonance
Avatar 9:54am
sphere:

Often the pioneers get short shrift and rarely get credit.
  9:56am
P-90:

Hopefully “very repulsive “ is what they were going for
  9:56am
happymaan:

I like hearing you talk Joe!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:57am
Handy Haversack:

"Sad Technology": This week on Techtonic, @Mark.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:57am
Hughie Considine:

Once you start down the Laine, you'll find your way, @Joe!
  9:58am
Brendan:

@Joe, nice back announce. I just tuned in on the last track , but feel like I caught the set, or at least learned something new.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am
Mark Hurst:

@Handy you've got it - then, add in some hope from *people* (not tech) and you've got tonight's show. Also here: hearing Joe's voice brings hope! Overpowers the tech making us sad.
  9:59am
Crei6hton:

Morning
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Handy Haversack:

Love won the card in Clay's Monday Morning Races today, @Mark. WFMU: Humans bringing hope to humans.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:01am
Tim 07030:

Good morning Joe! I hear you on Ronnie, I listened to 'Evolution' about 8 times in a row a couple of weeks ago.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04am
Stanley:

I'm a big Rod fan, me. Have been since I was a nipper.
Thanks for this.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:07am
LastWhiteRhino:

Holy Moly ,this is a great tune.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:08am
Handy Haversack:

I'm editing an index for a book on American right-wing violent orgs. Even the index is incredibly depressing.

Surface Noise is keeping me above the surface, Joe!
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Joe McG:

@LWR: It bears a suspicious resemblance to "We want the funk / Give us the funk"!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:09am
LastWhiteRhino:

@Joe: You may be onto something there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:10am
Stanley:

David - you know Gloria Mundi?
More Art Skool punk, to me.
Used to hang out at their rehersals in Butlers Wharf, back in ye days. Fight Back Fight Back
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:10am
Stanley:

Hi Rhino, nice to see you at the waterhole, today
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:12am
Hughie Considine:

@Handy, I too am editing: an 800-page novel about five generations of a family. It's just about crushing me.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:13am
Handy Haversack:

@Hughie: I'd offer to trade, but I'm already in the p's. The end is in sight!
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acid casualty:

O, I missed 'down in the park' luv that 1, remember it from the 'times square' soundtrack.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:14am
Hughie Considine:

You must forge on then, @Handy. Hey, at least we're on the clock.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:14am
Handy Haversack:

Very true, @Hughie.
  10:16am
Listener Alexandra:

Good morning from work, Joe :-)
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:16am
Mike & Dusty:

Good morning Surfactants.

Joe, this is the loudest I’ve ever had your show on.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:18am
Marley P. Dogg:

Yes!!!! I love this Black Market Brass album! It’s so good - something halfway between antibalas and Budos band
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p20:

We're enjoying this Black Market Brass with morning coffee & toast
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Joe McG:

Hey Alex! Hey Mike & Dusty, this is a good one to crank up. Hey to everybody who said howdy! Sorry I'm not able to thank you all personally for chipping in as you chip.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:20am
David (in London):

Stanley - This string of 'coincidences' is getting spooky. I love GM, but they seem to be largely forgotten these days sadly. 'I Individual' is such a great album.
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p20:

Sic transit
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:21am
Brian in UK:

Stanley/David, think you better meet up t Cafe Oto when it reopens.
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Nulsh:

That was freaky when you chaps all realised you had been at the same Grammar School yesterday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:25am
Stanley:

Ah, Cafe Oto (and accompanied Turkish nosh-up) is like a dream at the moment. When this shit is over, the koftes are on me.
Just a thought Brian, Cafe Oto = Cafe Ottoman?
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:26am
LastWhiteRhino:

Hello Stanley.
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zivilars:

already excited for today's Single File – and always amazed how half an hour is over so quickly
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28am
David (in London):

Stanley, Brian, Nulsh - For sure we need a collective Turkish / OTO night when this dismal crap is over. Stanley's getting the food, and since I'm a member at OTO the gig tickets are on me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28am
Stanley:

Nulsh - it was wierd but a lot of fun. Even stranger is that Kevin-san has been in New Jersey and a WFMU listener since the eighties. I blame Howard Jones.
Avatar 10:28am
Nulsh:

David, that sounds bloody marvellous!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:29am
Stanley:

Brian - you get the beers in?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:30am
David (in London):

Stanley, I still have my old RGS tie, so a WMFU t-shirt and an RGS tie will be the sartorial order of the day..!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:31am
common:

every picture tells a story
Avatar 10:31am
jake6573:

every picture tells a story
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:32am
Stanley:

David - one of my acts of rebellion at school was to pick out the yellow threads in my tie to get a 'punk' tie.
Avatar 10:33am
Joe McG:

Thanks, guys, I was having a brain freeze.
  10:33am
Israel T:

Morning Joe, morning all. Slept in! Glad not to miss single file.
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zivilars:

Single File – yes, sir!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:36am
David (in London):

And wear it the wrong way round to get a skinny tie?
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βrian:

26 chalk marks on the cell wall. Good morning.
  10:36am
Mr. Palchepo.:

Bernard Purdie on that last one maybe?
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:39am
pantz:

Brain Freeze = Zombie Dessert
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Nulsh:

Top bass playin'!
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Joe McG:

@Nulsh: I love those goofy bass runs, kind of a preview of how bonkers it's going to get.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:42am
Tim 07030:

Last time I saw Dylan he did Autumn Leaves. Didn't really sound like that.
Avatar 10:43am
Joe McG:

@Tim: Ha ha
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:43am
Mike & Dusty:

Keely gave me a great interview in maybe 2005 for Time Out NY, she was so so great and very generous with her stories of the era. Saw her in Vegas in ’94 with Sam Butera leading the band, too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:43am
Crudbringer:

Morning JMG, morning everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:44am
Guido from Cologne:

Is Roge McGuinn playing the 12-string himself on this?
  10:45am
hunkered oats:

I was wondering if this was a wrecking crew track
Avatar 10:46am
Joe McG:

@Guido: Sounds like him to me!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:48am
Handy Haversack:

Hey, Crudbringer.
  10:49am
Christy:

Thanks for a beautiful show this morning. Balm.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:49am
Handy Haversack:

This is super, this Goldebriars.
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David (in London):

Mm, I second that, The Goldebriars were lovely.
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Joe McG:

Glad you're enjoying, Christy, Handy. and David. Hope this Snail doesn't torpedo your good feeling!
  10:52am
johnk77:

Is this the snail
from santa cruz?
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βrian:

The final snail.
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Joe McG:

@johnk77: I'm fascinated by the idea that there is more than one band named Snail!
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Handy Haversack:

Feelings still riding high on the surface, @Joe ... though, apparently it has suddenly become exercise time ... and a chill filled the room ...
  10:55am
Xtsayre:

haha, no the Snail is fine too. It's all in the mix. Thanks, I know what an effort this is now.
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p20:

Never heard of Bob Segarini. Probably for a good reason. His first band was "The Wackers"? Seriously?
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mndave:

That Segarini song was oozing Steve Miller Band, to these ears..
  10:57am
gespatcho:

coconutta on my whattta?
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Handy Haversack:

*Both* kinds of music: Country *and* tiki.
  10:59am
SeanG:

hell yeah dude!! I love this song
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Snoochienucci:

aloha! a classic "great set!" is in order for the great Joe McG!
  10:59am
SeanG:

TURN IT UP :-D
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nickybones:

This is the best Springsteen song.
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p20:

@JoeMcG: Discogs shows 17 (!) bands named Snail www.discogs.com...
  11:00am
Bro:

BRO!!
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disantlor:

hah wow someone really internalized born in the usa
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Joe McG:

@p20: [incredulous look]
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Handy Haversack:

I think we are now all beginning to understand the true power of the Dark Side!
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David (in London):

Hey Snoochie.

p20 - I feel a great compilation coming on...
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Roberto:

She's the One on the Dark Side.
  11:01am
justin:

What movie was this in? I can't remember, but I remember it being in one.
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Crudbringer:

Eddie & the Cruisers
  11:01am
Listener Alexandra:

Streets of Fire, I think
  11:02am
Mick:

Shoot, now I have to figure out where to stream Eddie and the Cruisers
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pantz:

Wasn't Willem Defoe the villain in that movie?
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Snoochienucci:

hey DIL! hope you had a good weekend! same to you Handyman!
  11:02am
justin:

Eddie and the Cruisers! Right.
  11:03am
Listener Alexandra:

@Pantz yes; I was wrong about the song, though
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David (in London):

Snoochie - It's Day #4 of a four-day Easter Bank Holiday weekend, but given everything, it's been hard to notice. Still, yes, all well thanks. You?
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p20:

A lot of these listings on discogs are just bedroom artists who released a self-recorded CD. But a few of these "snails" look like real bands: Snail(4) from Santa Cruz, Snail(5) from Seattle and Snail(17) from Corsica.
  11:03am
Southside Johnny:

hey what about ME?
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steveo:

hm wow i don't think i ever knew that wasn't springsteen
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Snoochienucci:

@DIL yup same old in the new age, all is good as can be!
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SeanG:

reminded me of that song "Light of Day"---from that Michael J. Fox movie
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βrian:

Snails want garlic.
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p20:

That Springsteen sound-alike set could go very long! After that you could do bands influenced by the Velvet Underground.
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Tony Banana Chow Mein:

I always thought "dark side" was ghost written by Springsteen. Is that not true?
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David (in London):

p20 - And don't forget my newly-formed outfit, 'Snail 18'.
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Handy Haversack:

I have in no way recovered from Becky's John Prine tribute.
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p20:

Bob Segarini, not to be confused with Bob Seger
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p20:

Wacker Drive is in CHICAGO
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βrian:

Chicago
  11:05am
Baja Joe:

Saw Beaver Brown at The Bottom Line, who remembers when? They and the Bottom Line are no longer around. Or are they?
  11:05am
ian:

so tight it makes you forget that it's not easy
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waters7:

Wacker Drive is Chicago--as my esteemed fellow listeners wrote.
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Tim 07030:

at the time, John Cafferty and the BB Band was the biggest thing to come out of Rhode Island since the Cowsills.
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Ken From Hyde Park:

Haha ... where do you send the royalty check for the Snail song?
  11:08am
Miles:

I missed single file!
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Nulsh:

There's a nice cover of Everybody has been Burned by Thin White Rope. One of my favourite bands that a lot of people seem to despise!
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Uncle Michael:

I've spent one on one time with Croz and I really like the guy.
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Uncle Michael:

Thin White Rope was great!
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waters7:

David Crosby doc: I liked him a long time ago. At the beginning of the doc, I thought, oh, he's okay, he's kind of good. Then as it progressed, I began to loathe him. there must be a reason his friends dislike him.
  11:10am
Rick A.:

Bob Segarini appears on the soundtrack to Vanishing Point, a great, very Joe McGasko type of soundtrack. It also features a young Kim Carnes and Delaney and Bonnie.
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Mike & Dusty:

aw, Thin White Rope were good! Were they despised, or just underappreciated?
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Hughie Considine:

The CSNY parody in "Lemmings" was brilliant, and the singer who voiced Croz was totally brilliant.
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Roberto:

Silicone Valley lol
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Nulsh:

Thin White Rope were underappreciated in my opinion, but I've some across people, some of them friends, who really don't like them.
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βrian:

The lubricous goings-on of Silicone Valley.
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p20:

"You're in funky denim wonderland / You and David Crosby and a bloke with no hand" - Robyn Hitchcock, "1974"
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Mike & Dusty:

Crosby is disliked for being mean to Gene Clark.
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Brian in UK:

Stanley/David been in the garden. Yes, the Milky Bars are on me. Would love to have an Ottoman banquet in the Topkapi. That would be sublime. Hey why not meet up in Istanbul.
  11:14am
Fernando P:

hi Joe! so glad to have you on the other side of the satellite. thank you so much! loved to start the week with The Knife.
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Joe McG:

Thanks for saying hello, Fernando!
  11:19am
TimBk:

Hi Joe, Really love Elvis' version of Gentle on My Mind, in addition to Glenn Campbell's of course.
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Handy Haversack:

Oh god she's doubling the push-ups. We are dying, Aegypt, dying!
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waters7:

Love this segue! My friend, Lloyd's father (whose birthday is today and grew up in Port Arthur, Texas) always called TW: Tammy Whyyyyynet! Because she always was whining (in his dad's opinion).
  11:21am
Reno D:

Dear Joe, I’ve been waiting for years, decades, for somebody to appreciate the Tammy version of Gentle on My Mind. My question has always been, did Mr Hartford write her version especially for Tammy?
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Snoochienucci:

as always, loving the country! Helps the Monday hangover which is a result of singing country tunes with my brother last night! Just keep it rollin
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Joe McG:

@Reno D: I wish I knew! Let me know if you find out.
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JG:

Thanks joe the john hartford demo makes 20 gentle on my minds in my amazon prime gentle on my mind playlist
  11:25am
mrmikestandsir:

if you play one by Porter I guess you got to play one by Dolly. Which is just perfect, thanks Joe.
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Joe McG:

@JG: Can never go wrong with that tune. @mrmike: She wrote both tunes!
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p20:

@RenoD: I'm not sure but after reading en.wikipedia.org... I don't think it was written for Tammy. A lot of other people recorded it before her - Glen Campbell, Dean Martin (!), Patti Page
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p20:

As well as John Harford himself who won a Grammy for it. Tammy's recording was a bit later
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Joe B:

great show Joe!
  11:28am
johnk77:

@bajajoe the bottom line closed in 2004
reclaimed by landlord nyu
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Joe McG:

Thanks, Joe! BTW, everybody, Joe is broadcasting live today. Hopefully I won't mess up getting him on the air!
  11:29am
listener monica:

<3
  11:30am
Rick A.:

The section in the Ken Burns documentary on George Jones and Tammy Wynette is wild and depressing. Their marriage ends with her saying that George cannot be happy and George repeatedly circling around their driveway in a zonked state of mind.
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zivilars:

In my dreams, there exists a duet album by Lee Hazlewood & Lee Marvin: "Lee & Lee" – that would be the ultimate subwoofer test record
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p20:

@RenoD: Oh, sorry for being so thick. Somehow didn't notice that Tammy's version has completly different lyrics. I was just listening to the sounds ....
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Henry:

love Johnny's voice
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Handy Haversack:

We trust the Great Joe McGasko to get the People's Champ on the air! It's Joes all the way down!
  11:31am
Toothgrinder Tom:

@zivilars could Lee Marvin sing?
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zivilars:

@TT: You don't know the song "Wand'rin Star" from the movie "Paint Your Wagon"? You should listen to it, amazing deep singing voice!
  11:32am
Rick A.:

Can Lee Marvin sing? Three words: Paint Your Wagon!
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zivilars:

and takes about eight minutes or so until he finally kicks in ... ;)
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JG:

What a great show.
  11:33am
johnk77:

gov cuomo on msnbc
lucky my tv
has closed captioning:>
  11:35am
Israel T:

Fantastic set, Joe!
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Nate K.:

Hi, Joe. Love this song.
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Greg from ZONE 5:

Suddenly all those doomsday cults are making a lot of sense to me #coro-nado
  11:39am
Reno D:

@p20, Yeah, the “female” lyric of Gentle is as brilliantly conceived and rendered as the familiar one. I tried to use the Tammy version as the opening title music for American Fabulous in 1991 and Sony Music said Ms Wynette wasn’t interested. Well!
  11:40am
testingwithfire:

I ran to my phone to see who the owner of the beautiful voice was... that's how infrequently I hear Ronstadt's early work these days. Really need to watch that doc about her career.
  11:40am
johnk77:

currently in far western nc
the same system was here
last night
caused death & destruction in
tn, al, ms, la, ga
i advise watching weather
closely if u have a watch
if u get a warning seek shelter
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pantz:

I heard wackos in the UK are burning down cell phone towers because they believe 5G is spreading Covid-19.
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zivilars:

anybody here already watched the recent Linda Ronstadt music documentary? Worth it?
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Brian in UK:

Joe, been dipping in and out today. Great sounds as ever.
  11:41am
Tom from Boonton:

first Dolly, now Linda! thank you Joe, thank you FMU
  11:41am
testingwithfire:

anyone up for a Ronstadt doc watch party?
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Snoochienucci:

nice! loving this
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officina:

Another wonderful show Joe !
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Snoochienucci:

I wanted to order this vinyl set, but it got terrible reviews online for pressing issues etc. Can anyone confirm?
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JG:

I have the vinyl set. I love it . havent had any issues
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Jim Price:

@zivilars: i strongly recommend the Linda Ronstadt documentary. Unlike Mr. McGasko, i shed a few tears at the end.
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Snoochienucci:

@JG sweet, that was about alll i needed to hear to pull the trigger haha. Thank you!
  11:43am
johnk77:

thanks for wonderful show selecter
fulfilling my dream
of more country/rock
on freeform station of
this nation
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zivilars:

@Jim: Thanks, will definitely watch it – even if it left Joe McGasko with his heart of stone cold ... ;)
  11:45am
MUWFinMASS:

anyone know if this show is live... or a rebroadcast?
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zivilars:

@MUF: this is live, as far as I know
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zivilars:

Joe is proud member of the WFMU skeleton crew
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JG:

@snoochie, Travelin through was first of the bootlegs i bought on vinyl. Got a bunch of the others on cd, and wish i'd gone the viny rout earlier on
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Brendan:

Gravelding on my windshield.
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zivilars:

man, this one and "Sunday Morning Comin' Down" are such great songs! Thanks for playing!
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zivilars:

always calms me down
  11:47am
MUWFinMASS:

thx z
  11:47am
Bill W:

I remember watching the Cash TV show as a kid... the DVD box is worth purchasing.
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zivilars:

@MUW – I meant "MUW", of course, sorry
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zivilars:

MUWF, damn it
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Snoochienucci:

@JG itll be my first vinyl of the lot too. Well unless you count the basement tapes, but i guess those arent "bootleg" who knows anymore lol. But yeah it would be awesome to get the whole series on vinyl. Ive been growing my "country" section alot recently though, so this one will fit in perfectly lol
  11:49am
johnk77:

@brendan best comment
on interthingie today
maximum respect;>
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David (in London):

I've got a hankering to watch John Sayles' 'Lone Star' now for some Kris. That could be tonight's entertainment sorted out.
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Andrew_in_WI:

Sunday Morning Coming Down is the only better Kristofferson song
  11:51am
johnk77:

certain pbs stations
have been showing
a highwaymen doc
that has quality kris
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Handy Haversack:

This is really great, "Biloxi." Never heard this before.
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Little Danny:

Thanks Joe! Had (most of) your show on while I dug up one of our veggie plots in the backyard.
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Joe McG:

Thanks for listening to the show, everyone! Do stay tuned for Three Chord Monte with Joe Belock, coming to you LIVE from somewhere in Jersey City. It's been a pleasure to be with you, as always.
  11:54am
Brendan:

@johnk77, thanks - thats all I got. @Joe thanks for a gem of a show .Fits the rainy weather perfect.
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duke:

Thanks Joe. Great show.
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listener 126464:

Thank you Joe.
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12539:

Thank you, Joe!
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nortonjutland:

thanks joe/ you always get it right!
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Handy Haversack:

Oh, dang, how can it be almost noon already.

Joe, thanks for everything! For this show especially -- really beautiful today! But for all your ossuarial work with the Skeleton Crew.

Very excited for a live 3CM -- thanks, Joes!
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radioronan:

Thanks Joe !
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Bas NL:

Thanks Joe!
  11:55am
johnk77:

titanium respect
selecter @joemcg
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David (in London):

Top show Joe. Thanks.
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Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks, Joe. Good luck with your skeleton crew adventures and your fill-in Friday afternoon.
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Corey:

Alas, two weeks ago "Please Let Me Go Round Again" was the song, this week "Memories". RIP. Thanks for the great show Joe. Be well.
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Dominick:

Thanks Joe
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Jim Price:

As always, excellent show Joe!
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Nulsh:

Cheers Joe!
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Snoochienucci:

Great stuff Joe! Thank you so much
  11:59am
morphe:

Thanks Joe!!!!
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