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Options May 1, 2020: DISCO DANCE PARTY!

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Artist Track Album Label Year Approx. start time

Music behind DJ:
P. Leone 

El Dorado (Bump Yo Ass Off Mix)   Options

b/w Dancing to Get Your Back 

Work Them 

2018 

0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Hamilton Bohannon  Let's Start the Dance   Options b/w I Wonder Why  Mercury  1978  0:01:51 (Pop‑up)
The Trammps  Love Epidemic   Options b/w I Know That Feeling  Golden Fleece  1973  0:07:27 (Pop‑up)
Trussel  Love Injection   Options b/w Gone for the Weekend  Elektra  1979  0:12:06 (Pop‑up)
Donnell Pitman  Love Explosion   Options b/w Secret Love Affair  Arpco  1982  0:19:35 (Pop‑up)
The Temprees  I Found Love on a Disco Floor   Options b/w There Ain't a Dream Been Dreamed  Epic  1976  0:25:29 (Pop‑up)
Ava Cherry  You Never Loved Me   Options Ripe!!!  RSO  1980  0:31:49 (Pop‑up)
Bayo Damazio  Dizzy with Love   Options Dizzy with Love  Phonodisk  1981  0:44:00 (Pop‑up)
Rim & Kasa  Love Me for Real   Options Too Tough  Sum Sum  1982  0:49:25 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
P. Leone 

El Dorado (Bump Yo Ass Off Mix)   Options

b/w Dancing to Get Your Back 

Work Them 

2018 

0:55:59 (Pop‑up)
Sylvester  You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)   Options b/w Dance (Disco Heat)  Fantasy  1978  0:59:44 (Pop‑up)
MFSB  TSOP   Options Love Is the Message  Philadelphia International   1973  1:05:59 (Pop‑up)
D Train  Keep On   Options b/w Walk On By  Prelude  1982  1:09:38 (Pop‑up)
Houston Outlaws  Ain't No Telling   Options b/w Uncle Ed's Backyard  Westbound  1971  1:18:46 (Pop‑up)
Kishore Kumar & Lata Mangeshkar  Disco '82   Options Khud-Daar (OST)  HMV  1982  1:21:52 (Pop‑up)
Eddie Billups  Shake Off That Dream   Options b/w Alone  Sold Gold Records, Inc.  1972  1:25:34 (Pop‑up)
Panaché  Jam On   Options b/w Not on the Outside  Roché  1980  1:28:57 (Pop‑up)
Buari  Karam Bani   Options b/w Ye Koaba  RCA Victor  1975  1:35:02 (Pop‑up)
Kiki  24 Hours in a Disco   Options b/w Keep on Dancing  Boom  1979  1:39:11 (Pop‑up)
Regional Garland & Mixed Sugar  The Disco Jam Bam Bam   Options b/w The Disco Jam Bam Bam (inst)  Buicktown  1977  1:46:07 (Pop‑up)
LTG Exchange  Waterbed (pt. 1)   Options b/w Waterbed (pt. 2) (inst.)  Fania  1974  1:49:14 (Pop‑up)
Eko  Bowa'a Mba Ngebe   Options Funky Disco Music  Dragon Phénix  1979  1:52:31 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
P. Leone 

El Dorado (Bump Yo Ass Off Mix)   Options

b/w Dancing to Get Your Back 

Work Them 

2018 

1:55:56 (Pop‑up)
94 East  If You See Me   Options Purple Snow:
Forecasting the Minneapolis Sound
 
Numero Group  1975  2:00:19 (Pop‑up)
Executive Suite  Why in the World Do They Keep On (Funk'in With Me)   Options b/w I Must Move On  DT  1974  2:05:59 (Pop‑up)
Chain Reaction  Sweet Lady (Dance with Me)   Options b/w Changes  Jam Sessions  1982  2:11:43 (Pop‑up)
Guy Cuevas  Ebony Game   Options b/w Everywhere Is My Home/Island in My Mind  Gaumont Musique  1981  2:19:00 (Pop‑up)
The Salsoul Orchestra  Magic Bird of Fire   Options Magic Journey  Salsoul  1977  2:25:37 (Pop‑up)
Gonzalez  Haven't Stopped Dancing Yet   Options b/w Just Let It Lay  EMI  1977  2:30:35 (Pop‑up)
Tavares  It Only Takes a Minute   Options b/w I Hope She Chooses Me  Capitol  1975  2:38:13 (Pop‑up)
Orquesta Novel  Dance, Dance, Dance   Options b/w My Cherie Amour  Fania  1980  2:41:14 (Pop‑up)
Mind & Matter  I'm Under Your Spell   Options b/w Sunshine Lady  M&M  1977  2:45:12 (Pop‑up)
Kabbala  Ashewo Ara   Options b/w Voltan Dance  Red Flame  1982  2:49:11 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
P. Leone 

El Dorado (Bump Yo Ass Off Mix)   Options

b/w Dancing to Get Your Back 

Work Them 

2018 

2:55:08 (Pop‑up)
Cheryl Lynn  Got to Be Real (M+M Mix)   Options b/w Come in from the Rain  Columbia  1978  2:59:40 (Pop‑up)
Gangbusters  Can You Feel It   Options Can You Feel It? Volume 2:
Modern Soul, Disco & Boogie 1976-1984
 
Tramp    3:08:47 (Pop‑up)
Maurice Mander & Leroy Stay Clean  Pickem up and Puttem Down   Options b/w Leroy for President  Blood Leaf  1980  3:13:50 (Pop‑up)
Nicky Siano  Move   Options b/w Tiger Stripes  Splash  1984  3:18:07 (Pop‑up)
The Mayberry Movement  I Can See Him Making Love to You   Options   Spring  1974  3:23:48 (Pop‑up)
Salma Agha & Bappi Lahiri  Jeena Bhi Kya Hai Jeena (pt. 2)   Options Kasam Paida Karnewale Ki (OST)  HMV  1984  3:27:19 (Pop‑up)
J.D. Hall  Wonder Woman   Options b/w Wonder Woman (inst)  Sunfire  1981  3:31:21 (Pop‑up)
O.T. Sykes  Stone Crush on You   Options b/w Come Be My Lady  Fun City  1981  3:37:55 (Pop‑up)
Jo Tongo  American Lady   Options African Funk Experimentals  Africa Seven    3:42:53 (Pop‑up)
Hamilton Bohannon  Dance Your Ass Off   Options Dance Your Ass Off  Dakar  1976  3:46:35 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
P. Leone 

El Dorado (Bump Yo Ass Off Mix)   Options

b/w Dancing to Get Your Back 

Work Them 

2018 

3:50:38 (Pop‑up)


Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:01pm Bas NL:

Hiya Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:02pm Doug Schulkind:

Welcome, Bas NL!!! Starting in mere moments!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:02pm 23 Wolves:

Psyched!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:02pm dutchtheo:

Bump my ass off, Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:03pm Bas NL:

Waiting for the groove! ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:03pm listener james from westwood:

::sneaks under velvet rope:: How do again, Doug and all!
Avatar 3:03pm StringOFperils:

Will this disco dancebar smell like beer-soaked indoor/outdoor carpet?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:04pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

Time to BUMP.
  3:04pm Gary via app:

I remember the Leisure Suit Larry game
Avatar 3:04pm Sem:

Disco Doug, have at it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:05pm Jeff Golick:

mmph mmph mmph mmph
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:05pm Artie:

Oh boy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:05pm Bas NL:

*snapping fingers to the beat*
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:05pm doctorjazz:

OK, ready to dance (but where's the Zumba instructor?)
Avatar 3:06pm spodiodi:

Hi Disco Doug Schulkind and discofeverpeople!
Avatar 3:06pm StringOFperils:

Yeah! Melt those turntables !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:06pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Hi there. Now we could use the video!
Avatar 3:06pm northguineahills:

RIP Bohannon...
  3:06pm testingwithfire:

RIP Bohannon
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:07pm Bas NL:

Bohannon :(
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:07pm Stanley:

Shake yer booty everybody!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:07pm Uncle Michael:

Do it!
Avatar 3:07pm StringOFperils:

Too true. H. Bohannon was a funk genius for sure.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:07pm Doug Schulkind:

Go go go go go!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:09pm Bas NL:

Ahh.. this brings back my DJ days..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:09pm Doug Schulkind:

23 Wolves yeah! dutchtheo yeah! Bas NL yeah! listener james from westwood yeah! StringOFperils yeah! Hopey Sockmonkey yeah! Gary via app yeah! Sem yeah! Jeff Golick yeah! Artie yeah! KevinfromBayRidge yeah! northguineahills yeah! testingwithfire yeah! Stanley yeah!

Yeah yeah yeah!!!!
Avatar 3:10pm Jeff Moore:

Happy May Day, you disco-dancin' red diaper baby!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:11pm Doug Schulkind:

Getting back in touch with my roots, Jeff Moore!
Avatar 3:13pm Brian in UK:

I just got down, how do you get up again?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:13pm Doug Schulkind:

Yes, I am playing "Love Epidemic." Yes, I will be playing "Love Injection." But no, I won't be playing Ashford & Simpson's "Found a Cure."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:13pm Jeff Golick:

First get your back up off the wall, @Brian.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:14pm listener james from westwood:

Apt lyrics from the Trammps, and eerily prescient for the era, too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:14pm Doug Schulkind:

@Brian in UK
The Onion has a headline for you: entertainment.theonion.com...
Avatar 3:14pm Brian in UK:

Ringing the osteopath as I write.
  3:15pm testingwithfire:

@Doug Schulkind ... Foxy's "Get Off," pretty please?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:16pm Doug Schulkind:

Steer clear of the osteosociopath, Brian in UK.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:16pm Doug Schulkind:

@testingwithfire
If I got it, I'll spin it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:17pm Stanley:

Doug - my favourite line from that article "not to get up or down, but simply to get it on."
Avatar 3:17pm Sem:

Lovve thhe Trammps.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:19pm Doug Schulkind:

I couldn't not spinnnn that number, Sem.
  3:19pm jessie:

Bumpin my ass off down here in the kitchen!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:20pm Doug Schulkind:

Any man's (or woman's) dream, jessie!
Avatar 3:20pm alanr:

Isn't there video to watch Doug doin' his moves?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:21pm Doug Schulkind:

@alanr
I have a chiropractor on call, just in case.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:22pm Doug Schulkind:

My rule of thumb for today's show. If I have different versions of a track, I'm player the longer special 12-inch remix every time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:24pm Bas NL:

Radiate this show into space and make those aliens smile!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:25pm listener Rey:

That jam was in the pocket
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:25pm Doug Schulkind:

That jam was in my pocket AND I'm glad to see you, listener Rey!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:26pm Doug Schulkind:

@Bas NL
The aliens have already submitted their requests.
  3:27pm testingwithfire:

DJ @dnice has been doing some great old-school shows over on Instagram.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:27pm Bas NL:

~:=)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:29pm Doug Schulkind:

It was after listening to the next incredibly sweet number from the Temprees about 500 times in a row that I decided to do this show. I give them all the credit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:35pm Bas NL:

It's got it ALL! Disco anthem level.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:36pm Doug Schulkind:

The strings! The horns! The Philadelphia!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:38pm Doug Schulkind:

Anyone wanna go for a ride?
Avatar 3:38pm StringOFperils:

I think she's getting at something.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:39pm Jeff Golick:

Wait, go back. What is she going to do?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:39pm Doug Schulkind:

We gotta move one, Jeff Golick. You can go back and listen to the archive.
Avatar 3:40pm StringOFperils:

Ava Cherry? Not for long apparently.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:40pm Uncle Michael:

I'm going disco driving to the store!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:41pm Doug Schulkind:

Pump those disco brakes, Uncle M!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:41pm Jeff Golick:

I like to image her name as pronounced by an elderly gentleman with a strong Brooklyn accent, offering a passerby some fruit.
Avatar 3:42pm StringOFperils:

Ha ha ha.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:42pm Bas NL:

Funky Bass!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:42pm Doug Schulkind:

Try it next time you step out of the apartment, Old Man Golick.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:42pm Doug Schulkind:

Bass NL!
Avatar 3:43pm StringOFperils:

Yeah. Bootsyesque.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:44pm Doug Schulkind:

Someone paid the rhythm section for overtime on this cut.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:44pm chresti:

Oh, hi! Back from the @#*&%#!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:45pm Doug Schulkind:

Just in time for the bass solo, chresti!!
Avatar 3:45pm spodiodi:

how was the @#*&%#!?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:46pm Doug Schulkind:

Pass the wine, spodiodi. I'll have a red. And a white.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:46pm chresti:

Oh, you know, kinda #@**&^&%!
Avatar 3:47pm spodiodi:

Garcon! Mr. Disco's table! smiles. smiles
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:49pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

That Ava Cherry was HOT.
Avatar 3:49pm spodiodi:

i'd say it was Ripe!!! Hopey
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:50pm Bas NL:

Reminds me of way back: I was listening to disco and a house mate said: Ohww, you like disco? Come to my room, i might have some interesting stuff! Well, yeah, he had some 6000 Italo 12'' vinyls...
Avatar 3:50pm StringOFperils:

@Hopey..Epic disco journey
Avatar 3:50pm northguineahills:

Doug, we appreciate this extra gift of funk when we need it!
Avatar 3:50pm spodiodi:

cool, Bas!
Avatar 3:51pm spodiodi:

what better way to fight funk than with Funk
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:51pm Doug Schulkind:

Bayo Damazio is from Nigeria. Up next, a killer cut from Ghana. (Well, literally from Los Angeles.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:52pm Doug Schulkind:

@northguineahills
Giving the gift of funk always pays you back ten-fold.
Avatar 3:54pm northguineahills:

any Bollywood disco??? (but just be you and play what you want)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:55pm Doug Schulkind:

@northguineahills
I. Got. You. Covered.
Avatar 3:55pm StringOFperils:

An hour more or so of this rhythm clocking over while staring at the disco ball GIF and I'll be ripe for hypnotic suggestion.
Avatar 3:56pm spodiodi:

i like the sassy, no-crap nature of Love Me for Real
Avatar 3:56pm northguineahills:

@SOP: I command you to chair boogie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:56pm Doug Schulkind:

Rim = Rim Kwaku Obeng
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:56pm Jeff Golick:

I clicky-starred this song last year, on another of Doug's shows.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:57pm Doug Schulkind:

I don't think there really was a Kasa.
Avatar 3:58pm Sem:

Subtle...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:58pm Bas NL:

*blows whistle*
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:58pm Jeff Golick:

Mi Kasa es Sue Kasa.
Avatar 3:59pm Sem:

heh.
Avatar 3:59pm spodiodi:

louder, Bas! again!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:59pm Doug Schulkind:

I could just spin this one for the next three hours. It would be pretty great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:59pm Stanley:

Real eighties disco stylee.
Nice
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:00pm Bas NL:

Horns woke up ;o---<
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:04pm Jeff Golick:

That music was mind-meltingly loud inside.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:05pm Bas NL:

*nod* *nod* *nod* *nod*
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:05pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

Sylvester WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:05pm listener james from westwood:

Sylvester!! Pass me the disco biscuits!!
Avatar 4:06pm northguineahills:

I've spent so much time w/ small change and duckcomb, I know 3/4s of these tracks....
Avatar 4:07pm StringOFperils:

There'd be no New Order without this stuff !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:08pm Doug Schulkind:

Disco biscuits sounds like a euphemism for...something, listener james.
Avatar 4:10pm StringOFperils:

Good name for a racehorse.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:11pm Bas NL:

I got the 7'', but this 12'' is... might real!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:11pm Doug Schulkind:

Hahaha! I'm playing a slow one!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:11pm doctorjazz:

I've actually SEEN The Disco Biscuits (1 member was a nephew of a friend. I believe he left the group for medical school).
More on line/telephone business, think I'm free now...
Always liked that Sylvester song.
Avatar 4:11pm StringOFperils:

The REAL Philly jam.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:11pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

TSOP!? The hits just keep on comin'.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:12pm Doug Schulkind:

Some of the tracks are playing themselves. Hopey Sockmonkey. I'm just getting out of the way.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:14pm Doug Schulkind:

Up next is a real ur-New York number.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:15pm Doug Schulkind:

Mixed by Francois Kevorkian, of course.
Avatar 4:16pm StringOFperils:

web.mta.info...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:18pm Doug Schulkind:

One of my beloved old WFMU colleagues Ray Franks (RIP) was a motorman in the New York subway system. He drove the D Train for while, but I always saw him at the helm of the F Train.
Avatar 4:19pm StringOFperils:

Well then this one's for him.
Avatar 4:20pm spodiodi:

to Ray Franks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:20pm Doug Schulkind:

Someone pass the biscuits to doctorjazz!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:21pm Doug Schulkind:

Ray used "Comme à la Radio" by Brigitte Fontaine as he program's opening theme song. Unforgettable when it would come on.
Avatar 4:23pm StringOFperils:

I really like this record. It's almost....Kraftwerk (?) like
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:23pm Doug Schulkind:

The next track's not really disco, but my wife requested it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:23pm doctorjazz:

www.discobiscuits.com
  4:23pm queems:

great show!!! i’ve been driving around north jersey aimlessly so my car battery doesn’t die. perfect soundtrack for that!
Avatar 4:24pm spodiodi:

hi queems! my car battery died because i waited too long!
Avatar 4:24pm StringOFperils:

Seems like THEE music of driving around north Jersey aimlessly
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:25pm Doug Schulkind:

@queems
Sounds like you're driving aimfully!
Avatar 4:26pm StringOFperils:

@queems..Keep WESTBOUND
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:26pm doctorjazz:

I filled my had tank once at the beginning of April, still have 3/4 tank left (I commute, usually have to fill it every 5 days or so).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:26pm Doug Schulkind:

Nice one, StringOFperils.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:26pm Bas NL:

Great track to water up with at the bar.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:27pm doctorjazz:

This Houston Outlaws would for more I the soulset of the morning show...but I'm really enjoying it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:27pm Doug Schulkind:

This one's for northguineahills.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:28pm listener james from westwood:

Kishore! Lata! Dance!!
  4:28pm queems:

@spodiodi my boyfriend’s battery died last friday! luckily we were in the parking lot of a tire place because one of mine was flat, so it was easy to get a jump. but that was enough of a warning for me
Avatar 4:28pm northguineahills:

dhanyavaad, Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:28pm Bas NL:

Nice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:28pm Doug Schulkind:

Music by Rajesh Roshan on this one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:30pm Jeff Golick:

Doug, do you have many/most/some of these singles in vinyl form?
Avatar 4:30pm spodiodi:

glad it worked out, and you're on top of yours... mine is parked a few blocks away, so i dragged the battery back on foot to charge
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:31pm Doug Schulkind:

I've got a ton of singles, but I sticking with digital today. Four hours of slip-cueing would put me in the infirmary.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:31pm Jeff Golick:

Bad case of slipped discs.
Avatar 4:32pm StringOFperils:

That's what all that white powder was for.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:32pm doctorjazz:

Can picture Doug in Shades spinning the 12 inch discs in his hands before he puts them in the turntable.
Avatar 4:32pm StringOFperils:

Up in the booth, torturing a pair of Stanton cartridges.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:33pm Doug Schulkind:

Wearing the dark shades, doctorjazz, I'd be smelling the segues.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:33pm doctorjazz:

Pulling the Technics 'table back and forth...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:35pm Artie:

My mind is fully occupied constructing elaborate hidden pasts where Doug was a behind-the-scenes prime mover with the Studio 54 crowd.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:35pm Doug Schulkind:

My Gemini knock-off Technics 1200 over here is hiding in abject shame.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:36pm Doug Schulkind:

@Artie
Don't ask Brooke Shields. She's a major bullshitter.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:37pm Artie:

For some reason, I can't shake the image of Doug as Baby New Year, diaper and not much else, grooving away in the big silver coke spoon suspended above bar.
Avatar 4:37pm StringOFperils:

Doug was the Dr. Mabuse of Studio 54.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:39pm Doug Schulkind:

I was the Dr. Caligari of Studio 54. My record cabinet was FABULOUS.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:39pm Doug Schulkind:

I saved a bevy of Latin-tinged numbers for Set #3. These timbales would've fit in nicely.

But... so many timbales!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:43pm Bas NL:

Hit that hihat!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:43pm doctorjazz:

Where I went to high school/college, Disco Sucks was the feeling of most folks I knew.
Avatar 4:45pm spodiodi:

was the same graffiti all over my neighborhood as a kid, drj
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:46pm doctorjazz:

Why would you "hit" anything, just program hi hat into the mix.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:46pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

doctorjazz: same here. It was a very popular sentiment emblazoned across t-shirts.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:46pm Doug Schulkind:

I was stewed in that same stinking cauldron of hate, too, doctorjazz. But now I only hear love.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:49pm Doug Schulkind:

The performer here Kiki (Kiki Gyan) is from Ghana. As was the preceding Buari.
Avatar 4:50pm northguineahills:

the disco is working, just saw two lizards (Carolina anoles) mating.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:53pm Doug Schulkind:

Well then, northguineahills, my work is done here.
Avatar 4:53pm Sem:

Keeping the oxygen tank handy, disco-ing takes more out of me than it once did.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:56pm Doug Schulkind:

Only half-way through, Sem. Pace yourself!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:56pm Bas NL:

The dance floor is fully crowded and steaming up!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:57pm doctorjazz:

My daughter is teaching me dance steps for this...kick-ball-change works well!
Avatar 4:58pm northguineahills:

Eko is new to me!
  4:58pm Gary via app:

This Eko
  4:58pm julie-bed-dancing:

better late than never
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:59pm Doug Schulkind:

Eko, from Cameroon. The disco champions of the Continent!

Hoooo-haaaaah! Julie's here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:00pm doctorjazz:

Kick-kick- kick/ball/change...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:12pm Doug Schulkind:

Something tells me this cut didn't make the cut on commercial radio.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:13pm doctorjazz:

All we need is a drummer, bass.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:15pm Bas NL:

And wah-wah guitar!
Avatar 5:16pm spodiodi:

i know this has to have been sampled at least a couple of times
Avatar 5:16pm sinner:

Doug, Doug, Doug, Doug.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:17pm Doug Schulkind:

Keep funk'n with me, sinner, you ol' funker!
Avatar 5:18pm northguineahills:

Not to be confused w/ the drone techno group Chain Reaction on Chain Reaction recs...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:21pm Doug Schulkind:

@northguineahills
Go ahead and be confused. No one's watching!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:21pm doctorjazz:

Kick-ball-kick/ball/change...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:24pm Doug Schulkind:

Toast of the Paris discoteques, the Cuban-born maestro Guy Cuevas!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:25pm Stanley:

Disco flute!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:25pm Bas NL:

Sultry sounds!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:26pm Doug Schulkind:

@Stanley
I was waiting for the right time to whip it out.
Avatar 5:26pm northguineahills:

Herbie Mann also did some disco tunes....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:26pm Stanley:

Thanks Doug. Perfect timing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:29pm Doug Schulkind:

That's what they all say (cough), Stanley.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:30pm Doug Schulkind:

Mr. Cuevas doesn't look so happy on his record cover: www.discogs.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:31pm listener Rey:

That's his "don't be funkin' with me" face
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:31pm Stanley:

Maybe he's a bit pissed off with what he's having to wear for the photo-shoot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:32pm Bas NL:

He, he.. he looks hung over!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:33pm Doug Schulkind:

I think you're all correct. He's plastered and was forced to wear a head-waiter's uniformfor his début cover.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:34pm Doug Schulkind:

Meanwhile, Stravinsky is getting eviscerated here. In a good way.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:34pm Doug Schulkind:

This is the "high-brow" portion of the show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:35pm Stanley:

I really don't know what to make of this track.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:35pm Bas NL:

Very Starwars!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:36pm Bas NL:

(Where's my whistle... just had it..)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:36pm listener Rey:

hustle you must
Avatar 5:36pm spodiodi:

again!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:38pm Doug Schulkind:

I adore this one from Gonzalez!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:38pm Doug Schulkind:

I just spit on my keyboard. The result of uncontrolled delight.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:38pm Stanley:

It's classic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:38pm Bas NL:

Nice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:39pm Doug Schulkind:

Honestly, though. Actual saliva.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:39pm Stanley:

No blood? That's okay.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:40pm doctorjazz:

Dave Sewelson on Bandcamp!
the25oclockband.bandcamp.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:41pm Bas NL:

The keyboard is mightier then spit..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:42pm Doug Schulkind:

It's alright! It's alright! It's alright!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:42pm listener Rey:

I love it when these drum breaks happen
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:43pm doctorjazz:

He also has 2 recent albums under his own name there...
sewelson.bandcamp.com...
sewelson.bandcamp.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:43pm Bas NL:

Tavares! :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:44pm Stanley:

Hit after hit after hit after hit
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:45pm Doug Schulkind:

Is there anything better than this?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:46pm listener Rey:

ooh some charandisco!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:46pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

I can confirm that nothing is better, Doug.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:48pm Doug Schulkind:

That's a good thing, Hopey Sockmonkey, 'cause Give the Drummer Radio believes in science!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:49pm Doug Schulkind:

@listener Rey
Give the VIOLIN some.
Avatar 5:49pm StringOFperils:

This FANIA joint is just about perfect too.
Avatar 5:51pm Jeff Moore:

Yes, it's Bandcamp-gives-all-your-money-to-artists day again!

Definitely pick up those Dave Sewelson albums!

Also... this looks fun (Matt Fiveash's long-time band):

thepiggies.bandcamp.com...
Avatar 5:51pm Sem:

Oh, the mid-70s. Locked in a radio station copywriter's office wifh a station monitor with no off switch or volume knob. A Fifth of Beethoven, over and over relieved only by Love to Love You, Baby, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir version.
Ah, memories.
These ones suck, but there were others, not disco related.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:52pm Doug Schulkind:

So many of our sonic brothers and sisters need us to go Bandcamping.
Avatar 5:52pm Jeff Moore:

Check out a few tracks of this – fun.

kuhzunft.bandcamp.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:52pm Dave Sewelson:

I be dancing dancing
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:53pm Doug Schulkind:

He be Freeworlding! Fearless leader Dave!
Avatar 5:53pm Jeff Moore:

Also have a look here

giuseppilogan.bandcamp.com
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:53pm Dave Sewelson:

fearless feet
Avatar 5:54pm Sem:

Ever do disco gigs, Dave?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:55pm Stanley:

Sem - think of the outfits, the HAIR!
Avatar 5:55pm StringOFperils:

The cologne !! Ooof ! Pee--ewww
Avatar 5:56pm northguineahills:

I'm curious about Voltan Dance (mainly b/c I misread that as Volton Dance).
Avatar 5:56pm Sem:

Stanley, the company I worked for at the time also had a couple of biggish nighclubs. I remember nights there, the threads, the hair!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:57pm Doug Schulkind:

I know I said Cameroon was the disco capitol, but this is the fourth track from Ghana on today's blowout. Cameroon better jump heavy. (Spoiler: There's a Cameroonian sizzler in Set #4.)
Avatar 5:57pm northguineahills:

err.... misread as Votron Dance
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:57pm Stanley:

...and the over all smell of Brut.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:57pm Doug Schulkind:

Make sure you get out and votr, ngh. Er, volt.
Avatar 5:57pm Sem:

The ur-Axe cologne.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:58pm doctorjazz:

giuseppilogan.bandcamp.com...

There's Another Logan album
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:58pm chresti:

Thanks Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:58pm Bas NL:

*Pinched nose* The smells! The smells!
Avatar 5:59pm Sem:

OK, ambulance here. Off to ICU for a checkup. Discoed out, thx, Doug. See you and all later one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:59pm Doug Schulkind:

@chresti
You are mighty welcome!

On May 22, I am going to rebroadcast Giuseppi Logan's live performance on Give the Drummer Some from May 21, 2010.
Avatar 6:00pm StringOFperils:

But Sem, It's only 7 a.m. !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:00pm doctorjazz:

Lady Gaga!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:00pm Stanley:

Sem - see ya.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:01pm doctorjazz:

Bye, Sem!
Avatar 6:02pm northguineahills:

Sem, lucky Canadian, w/ sensible voters and politicians that provide healthcare for its citizenry. (yes, I'm jealous). Good Luck Sem!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:03pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

Clicky stars for everyone!
Avatar 6:03pm northguineahills:

yaye, Irene!
Avatar 6:05pm burke:

Voguing at my desk
Avatar 6:05pm StringOFperils:

@Burke...Don't spill your Dr.Pepper !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:06pm Doug Schulkind:

Work it, twerk it, burke it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:08pm doctorjazz:

That's quite zone vocal (Cheryl Lynn). (That was a big part of why I couldn't write off disco)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:08pm Bas NL:

Nnnnggrrr... no, knob really doesn't go beyond 10..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:09pm doctorjazz:

(...quite SOME vocal...auto correct strikes again)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:10pm Doug Schulkind:

Knobs on the Drummer Stream go to I LOVE 'EM.
Avatar 6:10pm StringOFperils:

@doctorjazz....It's all about the PLASTIC
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:10pm doctorjazz:

Watta range!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:10pm Doug Schulkind:

@doctorjazz
She is in the ZONE.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:11pm Doug Schulkind:

Makes me want watch Paris Is Burning again. Makes me want to do a lot of things again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:12pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

This mix is sublime.
Avatar 6:13pm StringOFperils:

I know! It's SO manufactured! COLUMBIA throwing big bucks at a bandwagon payoff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:13pm Doug Schulkind:

@Hopey Sockmonkey
John Morales was the silent assassin. (I just made that up.) He was a quiet low-key guy making magic on wax.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:14pm doctorjazzm:

Man, I'm exhausted..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:14pm Doug Schulkind:

I need a shpritz after Cheryl. Wow!
Avatar 6:15pm StringOFperils:

If my molecules vibrate any more rapidly I'm gonna end up in the 30th century like Superman.
Avatar 6:15pm StringOFperils:

Bearing the tablets of DISCO.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:16pm Doug Schulkind:

Anyone know anything about this group Gangbusters? It appears on Vol. 2 of Can You Feelt It? from Tramp Records. I could find NOTHING. The track was written but R.J. Burtis, I think. They were from Minneapolis, I think. Couldn't come up with any info.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:17pm Doug Schulkind:

@StringOFperils
30th century sound pretty good right about now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:17pm doctorjazzm:

Now find The Pony!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:18pm Doug Schulkind:

Jeeez, I need someone else to drag me away at 7pm so Bronwyn can start on time. Any volunteers?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:19pm doctorjazzm:

(...doing the Pony...)
Avatar 6:21pm StringOFperils:

The ghosts of Halston and Karl Lagerfeld will be waiting for you in a car @ 7:00 Doug. But there's a party...
  6:21pm Mary Wing:

Was in a meeting for most of the 3-5:30 pm period, but love this show, Doug! Can we make this timeslot open for any DJ who wants to play 4 hours of dance music?? I want this to be a regular thang!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:21pm Doug Schulkind:

I would vote for Leroy Stay Clean in a heartbeat (notice the B-side of this slab)!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:21pm Doug Schulkind:

@Mary Wing
YES YES YES YES YES YES.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:22pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

Mary, I second your request!
Avatar 6:22pm StringOFperils:

@MaryWING...that's a really good idea.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:22pm Bas NL:

^^^ What Mary Wing said! ^^^
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:22pm Doug Schulkind:

I pulled together 10 hours of material for today, so I could do another without breaking a sweat.
Avatar 6:23pm StringOFperils:

Kicks Friday night off with a....bump
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:23pm Bas NL:

We'll do the sweating Doug. You play 'em!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:24pm doctorjazzm:

Breathing hard...sweaty (this was supposed to be an attractive look?)
Mich fun, Doug
Thanks, made my last day of furlough a treat!
Avatar 6:25pm StringOFperils:

Paco Rabanne running into my eyes.......ow...
  6:25pm Mary Wing:

I'd have to cheat with some non-disco tracks but I think I can pull together a show without too much fuss.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:26pm doctorjazz:

Have a pile of 12 inch singles somewhere...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:26pm Doug Schulkind:

@Mary Wing
Would not have to be disco. Anything that would fit the rather broad (and arbitrary) category of "dance music" would be fantastic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:28pm doctorjazz:

Hey, Mary, that would be fun!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:28pm Jeff Golick:

That *would* be fun...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:29pm Doug Schulkind:

I never went to Nicky Siano's Gallery. I did go (once) to the Funhouse when Jelly Bean was at the decks.
  6:30pm Mary Wing:

You do it too, Jeff! Shake that groooooove thang on a Friday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:31pm Jeff Golick:

Mmmm...thinking about it. The BAR IS SET VERY HIGH RIGHT NOW, THOUGH.
  6:32pm Mary Wing:

Then limbo under it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:33pm Bas NL:

Yeay! Bappi Lahiri!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:33pm Doug Schulkind:

Pretty snazzy rip of "Billie Jean" here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:34pm Doug Schulkind:

@Bas NL
Yep, this could be the work of one man. Bappi Lahiri.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:35pm Doug Schulkind:

(And also maybe Ilaiyaraaja,)
Avatar 6:39pm StringOFperils:

Wow. Monster edifice of disco assembled for us today Doug. I think you may have reopened something.
Avatar 6:39pm northguineahills:

Mary confirmed to be working for the disco lobby ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:40pm Doug Schulkind:

There's no way I could've assembled this playlist without the spiritual guidance of my disco rabbi DJ Monica.
Avatar 6:41pm StringOFperils:

We all gotta serve somebody.
  6:41pm Mary Wing:

NGH, I'm more of a new wave dance queen, but I give props to the disco giants.
Avatar 6:42pm northguineahills:

@Mary: That's something someone working for the disco lobby would say!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:43pm Doug Schulkind:

OK, no Googling:

Guess O.T. Sykes' day job!
  6:43pm Mary Wing:

Ice cream vendor?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:43pm Bas NL:

Flower arranger?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:44pm Doug Schulkind:

No!
Avatar 6:44pm StringOFperils:

Mayor of Schenectady
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:44pm Doug Schulkind:

No no no! (He's from Memphis.)
Avatar 6:44pm burke:

Preschool teacher?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:44pm doctorjazz:

Monica would have been a Disco Rabbi Gadol Hador; (Rabbinic Giant of her generation)! The best resource!
Avatar 6:44pm StringOFperils:

What a great cover
Avatar 6:45pm spodiodi:

grist mill operator
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:45pm Doug Schulkind:

No! No!
Avatar 6:45pm StringOFperils:

Shoe salesman
Avatar 6:45pm northguineahills:

For those of you looking for some hip films to kill the weekend, free downloadable or stremable films at rarefilmm.com
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:45pm Bas NL:

Hair dresser?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:45pm Doug Schulkind:

Nonononono!
Avatar 6:45pm spodiodi:

quarry worker
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:46pm WR:

Preacher
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:46pm Doug Schulkind:

He's a dentist!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:46pm Doug Schulkind:

This song is being sung from the perspective of a back molar.
Avatar 6:46pm StringOFperils:

Extractor of nasty grooves
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:47pm Bas NL:

Dentist... nope, wouldn't have guessed!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:47pm Doug Schulkind:

OK, here's that last track from Cameroon.
Avatar 6:47pm StringOFperils:

Their office must have had great tunes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:48pm doctorjazz:

Thanks for the link, NGH!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:49pm Doug Schulkind:

@StringOFperils
Yes! Best waiting room music in the business!
Avatar 6:50pm northguineahills:

look to the heavens if you're on the east coast to see the startlink satellites near the moon at 20:36 EDT
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:50pm Bas NL:

Cool track by Jo Tongo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:50pm doctorjazz:

(Think I've picked up some nasty grooves in the dental hardware since the dentist closed shop...)

Thanks, Doug, MUCH FUN! Great, safe weekend all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:51pm Doug Schulkind:

Jo Tongo also performed under the name Jojo l'Explosif.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:52pm Bas NL:

Scared to know what HIS day job is..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:53pm Doug Schulkind:

Finishing up with Hamilton Bohannon. Just like we started. It literally begins and ends with Bohannon!

This is been four tons of fun, good people! Thanks for hanging out with me!
Avatar 6:53pm burke:

This Bohannon must mean that our disco adventure is over. It was a blast
  6:53pm Gary via app:

Thank you for the amazing dancin’s, Doug. An episode for the ages!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:54pm Bas NL:

Thanks for the bootie shake Dough! Fantastic Four Hours!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:54pm listener Rey:

Thanks for the disco trip. Clicky starred for sure!
Avatar 6:54pm northguineahills:

I'm not sure how this donkey got on me, but I need to shake my tush to rid myself of it, and Bohannon is doing the trick...

Thankewessssssssssss Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:55pm Doug Schulkind:

So happy to spend this time with you all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:56pm doctorjazz:

If you happen to like Live Dead...
www.bandsintown.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:56pm doctorjazz:

Gotta catch my breath now...
  6:56pm Dean:

Per the label's bandcamp page, "The Gangbusters unreleased disco banger remained in the can for 38(!) years until Tramp put it out on proper 45rpm single (on clear wax!) in 2018." So, 1980.
https://tramprecords.bandcamp.com/album/can-you-feel-it-vol-2-modern-soul-disco-boogie-1976-84
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:56pm dutchtheo:

Thanks Doug! my ass is off now
  6:57pm Santos L Halper:

Thanks for the Funky Friday Doug!
Avatar 6:57pm StringOFperils:

Thanks a lot. That was fun and tellingly fresh. There's still a lot of life in that there disco. Later, man...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:57pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

This can't be over already!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:58pm Bas NL:

Ahh.. did it again Doug... Dough's another good friend of mine..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:58pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

Thank you thank you thank you, Doug!
Avatar 6:59pm Jeff Moore:

Stay sane? That ship has sailed out the barn door with the spilled milk cow.
  6:59pm Mary Wing:

this is from Tramp Records' bandcamp page: "The Gangbusters unreleased disco banger remained in the can for 38(!) years until Tramp put it out on proper 45rpm single (on clear wax!) in 2018. "
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:00pm Hopey Sockmonkey:

I can't wait for the archive to post so I can listen to this again!
  7:00pm Santos L Halper:

And thanks Dr Jazz
  7:03pm Mary Wing:

ooops, too slow, Dean beat me to the bandcamp page, heh!
Avatar 7:04pm spodiodi:

thanks, Doug! had to step away at the last minute! great fun!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:10pm Doug Schulkind:

Thanks, Santos L Halper and all! Thank was a joy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:12pm WR:

Now look what you've done Doug. And they loved it.
Avatar 4:17pm bobdc:

Catching up a little late... I was unaware that the Salsoul Orchestra had done a disco version of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring. It's amazing how many bits of the original they worked in. And as if that's not enough, the Carol Burnett show featured a disco ballet of this: www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:29pm Doug Schulkind:

@bobdc
Carol must have been sharing the shrooms with her cast. Amazing!
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