Options Sophisticated Boom Boom with Sheila B.: Playlist from May 29, 2020 Options

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Female-fronted pop from the past, present, and future; from all over the globe. And the occasional man.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Images New Approx. start time
Fatoumata Diawara, -M-, Toumani Diabaté, Sidiki Diabaté  Manitoumani   Options   Labo M  2017   
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Gladys Knight & the Pips  Don’t Turn Me Away   Options Feelin’ Bluesy  Motown  N/A  From 1968 
  0:05:10 (Pop‑up)
The Fleetwoods  They Tell Me It’s Summer   Options Come Softly To Me: The Very Best Of the Fleetwoods  Capitol  1993  From 1962 / written by Randy Newman      0:08:21 (Pop‑up)
Claudine Longet  Let’s Spend The Night Together   Options Let’s Spend The Night Together  Barnaby Records  1972   
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Elida Almeida  Bersu d’Oru   Options Kebrada  Lusafrica  2017   
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No Doubt  It's My Life   Options The Singles 1992-2003  Interscope  2003        0:17:41 (Pop‑up)
Tara King Th. & Brisa Roche  Shut Up Baby!   Options Mathematique  Petrol Chips  2020   
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Ingrid  The Jam Jar Song   Options Sharon Signs to Cherry Red: Independent Women 1979-1985  Cherry Red  2017  From 1981 
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Emma Tricca  Good Morning Diner   Options   Dell'Orso Records  2020  MY SINGLE OF THE WEEK! 
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Marlena Shaw  Go Away Little Boy   Options The Spice Of Life  Verve Music Group  2005  From 1969 
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Cléa Vincent  Sans Dec   Options Tropi-Cléa 2  Midnight Special Records  2020   
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Monik  Maybe I Know   Options   MAG  1973  From Peru / Ellie Greenwich in the house!      0:46:42 (Pop‑up)
The Pointer Sisters  Don’t It Drive You Crazy   Options Having A Party  Geffen  2006  From 1977 
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Rexy  Running Out Of Time   Options Rexy II  66918 Records  2020   
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Kim Wilde  View From A Bridge   Options   RAK  1982   
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Lucy Rose  White Car   Options Question It All  Communion Group  2020   
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Neko Case  Look For Me (I’ll Be Around)   Options Blacklisted  Mint Records  2002   
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Empire Of the Sun  We Are The People   Options Walking On A Dream  Virgin  2008   
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Kate Bush  The Man With the Child In His Eyes   Options The Kick Inside  Parlophone  1978   
  1:13:32 (Pop‑up)
Doris Duke  I Don’t Care Anymore   Options I’m A Loser: The Swamp Doggg Sessions….And More  Kent Soul  2005  From 1970 / Thanks Michael Z.!      1:16:33 (Pop‑up)
The Charmers  Where’s The Boy   Options   Louis Records  1965        1:19:07 (Pop‑up)
P.P. Arnold  Baby Blue   Options The New Adventures of P.P. Arnold  earMUSIC  2019   
  1:21:41 (Pop‑up)
Wanderléa  Meu Bem Lollipop   Options As Melhores  Sony Music Entertainment Brasil  2002  From 1964      1:25:17 (Pop‑up)
Lillian Briggs  Come Here   Options   Sunbeam  1958        1:27:20 (Pop‑up)
Betty McQuade  Tongue Tied   Options Girls! Girls! Girls! - Australian Female Performers Of The Sixties: Volume 1  Canetoad Records  1999  From 1962      1:29:36 (Pop‑up)
Laura Groves  Friday (Live)   Options   Self-released  2020  A live, one-take version of "Friday", recorded and filmed at home on 30th April 2020. 
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Cortex  La Rue   Options Troupeau Bleu  Trad Vibe Records  2015  From 1975 
  1:46:03 (Pop‑up)
Doris  Beatmaker   Options Did You Give The World Some Love Today Baby?  Odeon  1970   
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Helene Smith  Thrills And Chills   Options Tinmine Soul Supply  Numero Group  2014  From 1966 / Oh to have the original of this!      1:53:26 (Pop‑up)
Deano  Baby Let Me Be Your Baby   Options Dream Babes Volume 1: Am I Dreaming?  RPM Records  1994  From 1967      1:55:55 (Pop‑up)
Sherine  Kalam Eneih   Options Sherine  All About Arts  2018   
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Rachel Goswell  Deelay   Options Waves Are Universal  4AD  2004   
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Ann Peebles  (You Keep Me) Hangin’ On   Options I Can’t Stand the Rain  Fat Possum  2009  From 1974 
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Ann-Margret  Heartbreak Hotel   Options The Definitive Collection  Real Gone Music  2017  From 1962      2:13:58 (Pop‑up)
Adelaide Hall  Doin’ What I Please   Options The Enduring Charm Of Adelaide Hall Original Recordings 1927-1944  Bygone Days  2011  From 1932      2:16:14 (Pop‑up)
The's  Woo Hoo   Options Bomb The Twist  Sympathy For the Record Industry  1996   
  2:19:47 (Pop‑up)
The Gypsies  Oh I Wonder Why   Options   Old Town  1966        2:21:32 (Pop‑up)
Lijadu Sisters  Not Any Longer   Options Horizon Unlimited  Knitting Factory Records  2012  From 1979 
  2:24:16 (Pop‑up)
Dinah Washington  Since My Man Gone And Went   Options The Fabulous Miss D! The Keynote, Decca And Mercury Singles 1943-1953  Verve  2010  From 1953      2:28:29 (Pop‑up)
Morena Y Clara  Ya No Te Guardo Rencor   Options No Liores Mas  Pharaway Sounds  2017  From 1978 
  2:30:39 (Pop‑up)
Nicole Atkins  St. Dymphna   Options Italian Ice  Single Lock Records  2020  Tomorrow 5/30 at 6pm CT Nicole Atkins livestreaming her record release party with a ton of special guests. www.nicoleatkins.com 
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Tommy February6  I Still Love You Boy   Options Tommy Airline  DefStar  2003   
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Dolomea  Reminiscence   Options A Ghost In My Mind  Kinship  2020   
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Joyce  Viola Fora de Moda   Options Passarinho Urbano  Stampa Alternativa / New Jazz People  2004  From 1976 
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Lita Torello  Ciao, Ciao   Options Pop Ie-ié Català 60's  Picap  2010  From Spain, 1965      2:51:18 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 2:27pm Michael 98145:

We be here
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:51pm Handy Haversack:

Hey, Sheila and all the most Sophisticated of Boom Boomers! So glad to see a Friday with you all!

Gonna be a little patchy in attendance today. A friend wants to try some remote poker, and I'm not exactly in a position to turn down social engagements! But I'll be listening when I can and saying hi as I'm able.

Same for Kate, who has two meetings during SBB(!) but sends her love, Sheila.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 3:00pm dreamyandseedy:

ready to get giddy!
  3:01pm JakeGould:

On time.
Avatar 3:01pm Glorious Estephonic:

hear we go
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:01pm Richard S:

Happy Friday!
  3:01pm P-90:

Welcome, Sheila B!
Avatar 3:02pm ncjay:

good Friday afternoon, Sheila - and greetings, music lovers!
  3:03pm Rick G:

Greetings Sheila and listeners from a beautiful day here in Puget Sound.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 3:03pm brainiac:

Hi everyone. C'mon get happy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:03pm eyenoise:

Oh boy we NEED some Boom Boom today
  3:03pm Jett:

I ❤️ @djsheilab So happy to be listening to my favorite radio show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:03pm WoodsOfNH:

  3:04pm P-90:

Cool Koto samples.
  3:04pm battleaxe:

Hello all...what a week...need some BOOM Boom room.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 3:05pm Guido from Cologne:

Hello Sheila and everybody!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:05pm Colleen:

Looking forward to the show Sheila!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:06pm loveless:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:08pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Yay, release the Boom!
  3:08pm JakeGould:

@Ken: What about the Kraken?
Avatar 3:08pm djsheilab:

Hello lovely listeners! The good news is that the officer who murdered George Floyd has been arrested and charged with 3rd degree murder.
  3:09pm Jett:

It was Gladys Knight's birthday, yesterday. What a great voice!
  3:09pm P-90:

  3:09pm relax:

Avatar 3:10pm djsheilab:

Relax says relax!
  3:11pm JakeGould:

@DJSheilaB: Indeed!
  3:11pm Jett:

@djsheilab In all honesty, anything less than the death penalty for that so-called cop is not enough. His cronies deserve a severe punishment as well. God Bless George Floyd, R.I.P.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:11pm loveless:

The occasional man. . .
  3:12pm battleaxe:

@Sheila good news but will wait til actual sentence...3rd degree?
Avatar 3:14pm djsheilab:

And very warm summery welcome to you, battleaxe, loveless, JakeGould, P-90, Jett, Michael 98145, Handy Haversack, dreamyandseedy, Glorious Estephonic, Richard S, ncjay, eyenoise, brainiac, WoodsofNH, Guido from Cologne + Colleen!
  3:14pm JakeGould:

Also Twitter is tagging and hiding Drumpf’s hateful tweets. The ones where he sounds like Ike Turner apologizing from the bottom of his heart and won’t do it again here is a bouquet of flowers still stay.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:14pm Gaylord Fields:

@battleaxe: Each state has different levels they charge for murder. Third-degree is typically a technical term, and probably has nothing to do with how many years he can be sentenced.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:15pm Gaylord Fields:

Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 3:15pm brainiac:

Max sentence: 25 years imprisonment in Minnesota.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:16pm Richard S:

(Naturally, it won't be enough to stop the riots. They have a life of their own after a point)
  3:16pm JakeGould:

@Gaylord: I read sentencing for 3rd degree manslaughter in Minnesota is 25 years max.
  3:17pm battleaxe:

@Gaylord: Thanxz! Why am I not surprised you would come with the knowledge and a link!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:17pm Colleen:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:17pm Gaylord Fields:

I see that, but "depraved indifference" sounds about right to me; if he were charged with premeditation, he would likely be acquitted easily. This charge has a better chance of getting him convicted.
Avatar 3:17pm Hubig Pie:

Ahlen wa Sahalen , all yooz
  3:17pm michael z:

Hi everyone. Love the Claudine Longet.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:17pm Gaylord Fields:

@battleaxe: Thanks. It's important.
Avatar 3:18pm djsheilab:

Thanks for sharing all this info, Gaylord Fields!
Avatar 3:18pm djsheilab:

Afternoon michael z. + Hubig Pie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:18pm Gaylord Fields:

Sheila, thank you for the space to do this, while we listen to beautiful and calming music.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 3:19pm Michael 98145:

We still have a long, long way to go before -our- country lives up to its promise
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:20pm steveo:

all versions of this song are awesome; also hi
Avatar 3:20pm Itzall Hear:

Hello djsheilab, howdy everybody! Loving this one from Elida Almeida.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 3:20pm brainiac:

Frankly, I'll need more sophistication to keep from going boom myself.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:20pm Michele with One "L":

I love this one and Don't Speak so much.
  3:21pm Adrian RR:

Ami Nta papia Kriolu, obrigadu bu poi Elida Almeida!

Great to hear Cape Verdean music!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:21pm chris:

i heart No Doubt and Sophisticated Boom Boom! hi, everyone.
Avatar 3:22pm djsheilab:

Adrian RR—I am so so fond of Cape Verdean music. So much joy!
  3:22pm JakeGould:

Imagine if a bank fact checked the checks you deposit? Adios check for $1 billion dollars paysble to me!
Avatar 3:22pm djsheilab:

Michele with One "L"—Love the love for No Doubt!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:23pm Colleen:

I have a cat named Gwen Stefani
  3:23pm Rick A.:

I heard this song in a Staples last Monday.
  3:23pm JakeGould:

Oh wow. That comment was for Twitter. Ignore please!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:23pm The Oscar:

Afternoon! I'm young enough to have snottily ignored No Doubt in high school, but damned if this doesn't sound great right now.
  3:23pm ?:

Hello Sheila, hello Friday friends. Too many phonecalls, so a little later
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:23pm steveo:

oh, itzall, a stream lag collision! I was on It's My Life already over the air -- caught in the crossfire, i guess :P
  3:23pm ZeeBee:

Hey Sheila and friends. Finishing up at the bakery for the day. Happy to be listening with you all and hoping all are well. So thankful for the show and station.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 3:24pm Rob Kopp:

That ? was me. Hadn't signed in yet :-(
  3:26pm Heidella:

Ahhh my happy place!
Avatar 3:26pm Itzall Hear:

steveo, not sure I get the reference but, what IS normal even these days?
  3:27pm (another) Patrick in Hoboken:

Enjoying this song about ... cars?
Avatar 3:28pm djsheilab:

Hey Iztall Hear, Heidella, steveo, The Oscar, Rick A. + Rob Kopp!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 3:28pm Michael 98145:

@Rob, gives one a chance to do a little math!

  3:28pm michael z:

Hat a delightful car song.
  3:28pm Ellmarko:

Gwen and bandmates deliver a great version of Talk Talk's "It's My Life." I sorely miss Talk Talk.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:29pm common:

sheila b. all! love that one!
Avatar 3:32pm Itzall Hear:

Nice that they are doing the right thing, sucks that it takes a small uprising to make that happen.
  3:32pm michael z:

So glad you are speaking out Sheila.
Avatar 3:32pm mlsgrrl:

Right on Sheila and glad WFMU gives you a voice and space and power to do what is right.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:33pm tom from Glasgow:

salute, Sheila.
Avatar 3:33pm Adriana DC:

Right on Sheila B.! Comfort be damned! We've been comfortable too long and not paying enough attention. Use your platform! Love your show!
  3:33pm Adam:

I usually listen to you delayed, but today I'm listening live BECAUSE I wanted to hear what you'll say ... and what you'll play. (I still remember Duane Train's first show after the 2016 election ... )
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:33pm porchy:

Preach Sheila - I've always been an ultra political person, but I always knew the FMU was that place that I go that was different in that regard, but these are different times and everyone has to speak up - THANK YOU
  3:33pm prudy:

So with you Sheila...we don't have to talk politics, but this is it. This has been needed for soooo long....
Avatar 3:34pm matthew glass:

Right on Sheila!
  3:35pm Andrew:

he was a member of dj screw's screwed up crew
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:35pm JuneBeesMatthews:

Spill that truth tea! It needs to be heard.
  3:35pm thatsgreat:

i won't be pledging to your show. i have been a long time listener, from your first friday. this will be the last. i do not tune in to hear about politics, i tune in to tune out. best of luck.
  3:36pm Hope Chernov:

Thanks Sheila B! With you all the way.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:36pm Matt Fiveash:

Glad to hear that fucker has been charged. I wound up seeing the video by accident while trying not to. And it filled me with rage not just because of the awfulness of it all on its own but because it's nothing new and has been happening all the time, not just lately when everyone has a little movie camera in their pocket but for years and years.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 3:36pm brainiac:

@thatsgreat: Bye, Felicia
  3:36pm ZeeBee:

Thank you Sheila! I agree wholeheartedly.
Avatar 3:36pm Itzall Hear:

thatsgreat, that must be great to have the luxury of deciding when to ignore things that have to be brought to light. I don't believe I have EVER seen you make a comment, kinda' smells like a bot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:37pm chris:

on the subject of social justice - covid-19 doesn't discriminate, our healthcare system does. we need accessible, high-quality healthcare available to *all*.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:37pm common:

gooooooood! justice
Avatar 3:37pm Adriana DC:

OK, I'm pledging extra to make up for those people on here that don't get it. Keep going, Sheila!
  3:37pm Jett:

@djsheilab I've never liked discussing politics on my radio show, but in particular this incident has me very upset. I have some additional info on how this went down, and all I can tell you is it could've been you or me. Mr. Floyd offered not even the slightest resistance. No need to put him on the floor. The idiotic cop just should've put him in the police car.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:37pm tom from Glasgow:

@thatsgreat: guess i'll make up your donation next year then
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:37pm JuneBeesMatthews:

Thank You Sheila B! <3 yes BYE @thatsgreat
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:38pm Matt Fiveash:

And @thatsgreat: get bent. Keep your fucking money. Money money money.
Avatar 3:38pm Jeezuseffinchrist:

who let the a**hole in anyway? lol
  3:38pm ami ad:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:39pm common:

@Matt: well said
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:39pm porchy:

that goddamn cop had his hands in his pockets while he crushed a handuffed george floyd's windpipe for several minutes.
  3:40pm Sapna:

Hugely appreciate you addressing racism and injustice on your show, Sheila. It's a relief to hear someone talking from the heart about it all, especially interspersed with such gorgeous music x
  3:40pm ami ad:

A.C.A.B. is not a lie.
Avatar 3:40pm peckinpah:

Thanks for speaking out!
P.S. - Fuck off, @thatsgreat. That's great you're out. Bye, bye...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:41pm tom from Glasgow:

i keep thinkin about the VIP Diner in JC
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:41pm common:

thanks for speaking the truth, sheila b.! need more truth in this fuckin place
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 3:41pm brainiac:

@ami ad: I'd like to make a playlist of song using that cord progression.
  3:42pm ami ad:

John's Diner on Myrtle Ave. in Clinton Hill.@thatsgreat:Did I say Bye?
Avatar 3:42pm Bri The Beatnik:

I love Diners! Especially the ‘50s themed type. I don’t have a favorite in particular, but there’s some that I want to check out, there’s one cool looking diner in Port Huron, MI
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 3:42pm brainiac:

*only that chord progression
Avatar 3:43pm Jeezuseffinchrist:

Brainiac, I know someone who actually did write a song with ACAB as the main chords lol
  3:43pm ami ad:

@brainiac:There is a dub version .
Avatar 3:43pm Jeezuseffinchrist:

if memory serves, it was about rape, too
  3:43pm Tim In SF:

Sheila: Next time you are in SF try It's Tops Diner on Market Street
Avatar 3:43pm mcdnyc:

Thank You Sheila for speaking out against racism and injustice
  3:43pm Jett:

Sent you a 2 message DM on Instagram on how it went down with George Floyd, Thought I'd share with you. @djsheilab
Avatar 3:44pm Frank Verplanck:

You have a platform and the right to use it. Not used to seeing knuckleheads around here like "thatsgreat"! LMK what he/she contributed and I'll do my best to make it up.
  3:45pm thatsgreat:

there is no end to all the social ills. can't we have a safe space from the f'd up world we live in. i wouldnt listen to a current events show. frankly we are saturated in the 24hr news cycle, really just want to listen to great music. feel similarly about the modern world. ( i don't hang on the playlist because i usually listen over the air.l
  3:45pm JOYofit:

does anybody remember the name of the diner that was on the northeast corner of Spring and Lafayette? 80’s?
Avatar 3:45pm djsheilab:

thatsgreat—I'm not speaking about politics. I'm speaking about humanity.
  3:45pm michael z:

I know it's very long but I love the spoken intro to this Marlena Shaw song.
  3:46pm prudy:

wow that's great...other human beings have been and are being brutalized and killed...and if we can't speak out about that...what's the point of being human? Your potential pledges won't be missed
Avatar 3:46pm Bri The Beatnik:

Loved that version!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:46pm Yes:

hi sheila and all. thank you
Avatar 3:46pm Glorious Estephonic:

The Floridian on Flatbush by Ave U is beautiful

I used to go to Olympic Flame Diner and Westside On the upper west side on the daily with the guy I care for -- such special times -- it was so great to be part of the regulars scene. Kept an archive of those times. Miss it so much.
  3:46pm JakeGould:

@JOYofit: Buffa’s!
  3:46pm ami ad:

@thatsgreat:Come back next week maybe,when everything is fine.
Avatar 3:47pm Itzall Hear:

I just ponied up an extra $20 to this show, I suggest anyone else who might be so inclined to do so, though I'm guessing I just covered that person's yearly "donation".
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:47pm tom from Glasgow:

a thing about this radio station is, anyone who claims to like everything on it is probably lying (or insane). there is doubtless a lot of music you skip because it's not to your taste. you can do the same for someone talking for five minutes about something that's important to them.
Avatar 3:47pm Adriana DC:

I was about to say, this isn't about politics, its basic humanity. @thatsgreat the fact that you require a safe space says much about how clueless you are to the world. I've already donated to WFMU this year, but i'm giving another 50 clams.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:49pm Gaylord Fields:

@thatsgreat: I'm sure you own music. You can always play a record if you like. Unlike the ostrich's sand hole you wish Sheila was providing you for some reason, the real world owes you no guarantees. Ask George Floyd.
Avatar 3:49pm peckinpah:

People, thatsgreat is just here for the good vibes...
Sorry a snuff film & the burning down of a police station got in the way of your chill.
  3:49pm JakeGould:

@thatsgreat: Bye Karen!

@MattFiveash: Bet they have never pledged their dining room table let alone to WFMU.
  3:50pm ?:

I am with you - that death was horrible. However, you have crossed over into reverse racism. Two questions: Can you please tell your listeners how many of those who burned down the police station were shot? Can you tell them how many of the people who attacked 2 police cars in Los Angeles were shot? You DID ask what would happen if the race situation was different.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:50pm tom from Glasgow:

hi Gaylord. hope you're well
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:50pm Tome:

Glad going though these last few weeks You Sheila and this station and other DJ's streams etc. are here , and at the same time can't count on my fingers how many staying @ home now I've suggested this Station,, and unlike in the past now most that I've told it about are Hooked ! for that only I am getting Great Feelings !<>!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 3:50pm dreamyandseedy:

you could always listen to the archive and skip the mic breaks lol it's that simple
Avatar 3:50pm peckinpah:

Thanks, Gaylord.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:50pm Matt Fiveash:

thatsgreat: there's like ten gazillion hours of archived shows on WFMU if you want to hear DJs play music and not talk about anything that's gonna remind you about reality. But don't ever presume to tell a WFMU DJ how to do their thing. Also, if you pledge to any other show on this station you're also pledging to Sophisticated Boom Boom, because we're all in it together and shows aren't measured by how much money they raise.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:50pm Gaylord Fields:

Good to hear from you Tom. I've been better, but I'm coping.
Avatar 3:51pm peckinpah:

Hey, ?, please go all Ben Shapiro somewhere else...
Avatar 3:52pm djsheilab:

At last a song over two minutes so I can say how much I love + appreciate you all. What compassionate, beautiful listeners + friends you are. Thank you!
  3:52pm WM:

Great version of the Leslie Gore proto-feminist classic!
  3:52pm ami ad:

@?:Maybe you and thatsgreat can chill somewhere else.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:53pm Threemoons:

Late hello to Sheila B and fellow Sophisticates...just got off of a 2 hour meeting with my boss; need some more lemon icewater and a breather...
  3:53pm JakeGould:

@?: “You DID ask what would happen if the race situation was different.”

• A bunch of predominantly white football fans rioted in Philly after their SuperBow win in 2018: www.youtube.com...
• Ditto in S.F. when the Giants won: www.youtube.com...
• Disco Demolition Night in Chicago in 1979 because people hated disco: www.youtube.com...

The list goes on and on… White people can riot to celebrate but if non-whites riot due to sadness and despair, that’s a “problem.”
  3:54pm JakeGould:

I mean you hate disco so you have to destroy Comiskey Park. Makes so much sense, right? Right? Right?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:55pm Gaylord Fields:

@peckinpah: Thank you for being a truth teller.
Avatar 3:56pm djsheilab:

Hello Threemoons, WM, peckinpah, Tome, Adriana DC, Tom from Glasgow and all just joining! What's up Matt Fiveash!
Avatar 3:56pm djsheilab:

"Take off your socks, baby!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:57pm Gaylord Fields:

And who let the Questioning Sea Lion in here?
  3:57pm ami ad:

C.P.R. the 3 things posted on every N.Y.P.D. car,the 3 things they don't stand for.
  3:57pm Jett:

Bottom line, (to echo my friend Sheila) This a-hole so-called cop didn't exhibit a scintilla of humanity. Regardless of what happens with this guy, one day he will meet his maker.
Avatar 3:58pm Hubig Pie:

I loved when Harry Carey tried to get all those filthy hippies to sing Take Me out to the Ball Game
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:58pm Tome:

when I hear Gaylord , Sheila ,, time for ie ... Ponter Sisters not finger pointers ...
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 3:58pm dreamyandseedy:

that pointer sisters song was epic! take off your socks baby, i don't like socks in bed!
Avatar 3:59pm djsheilab:

dreamyandseedy—Too good, right?!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:59pm Gaylord Fields:

@Tome: I turned off Google Translate. Wanna try again?
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 3:59pm brainiac:

@Gaylord: Had to look that one up! knowyourmeme.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:59pm Tome:

... agrees with the above wholeheartedly !<>!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:00pm porchy:

I really can't imagine going through this period of time without FMU to turn to - there's a few DJ's on the accu now so i just wanna say thanks for keepin on
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:00pm Gaylord Fields:

@Tome: Okay, thanks. Wasn't clear where you were going; was a little obscure for me.
  4:01pm JakeGould:

Whatever your thoughts are the core issue here is someone died because he was suspected of passing a bad check at an effing Target. How much was that check for? Any how many $$$ were spent between 4 officers to apprehend him let alone kill him?

In contrast Dylann Roof kills 9 people at a church and the cops took him out for Burger King after that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:03pm Tome:

@Gaylord i can be at times,, obscure , just glad you are all here spinning and keeping the Free Form Flag flying every so High !<>!
  4:03pm JakeGould:

Yes! Kim Wilde!
Avatar 4:05pm peckinpah:

Naw, thank you & Shelia for using the FMU reach to rally support! Peace!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 4:05pm brainiac:

That Kim Wilde song was pretty jaunty, considering the lyrics. She's thinking about jumping.
  4:07pm JakeGould:

@TominGlasgow: So how’s Boris Johnson and those SAGE folks treating you? Don’t answer. Best of thoughts!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:07pm porchy:

this song is melting my heart
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:08pm tom from Glasgow:

@Jake: still not going outside. they can't make me
Avatar 4:08pm djsheilab:

porchy—Isn't it a beauty? Brand new!
  4:09pm prudy:

Love this Neko tune!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:09pm WoodsOfNH:

Is Lucy Rose on bandcamp? I looooooved that track!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:10pm porchy:

always learning here
  4:10pm JakeGould:

@TomfromGlasgow: That sounds like a Broadway tune… Run with that to the bank!
Avatar 4:10pm Itzall Hear:

How is it I forget how much I LOVE Neko Case?
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 4:10pm dreamyandseedy:

never realized what twin peaks vibe this song has ... seems i can always hear something new in neko's old music
  4:11pm JakeGould:

@WoodsofNH: No Bandcamp but here is her site… www.lucyrosemusic.com
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:11pm Gaylord Fields:

@Tome: Thank you for supporting WFMU's freeform mission, which allows — nay, commands — us to follow our own instincts.
  4:12pm JakeGould:

My favorite Neko Case work is her shouting out United Healthcare for dropping her self-paid insurance coverage on Twitter. Now that is what Twitter is made for!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:12pm WoodsOfNH:

@JakeGould Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:13pm queems:

empire of the sun! i used to love that other song. hi all
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 4:13pm brainiac:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:14pm Stanley:

Sheila, Tom, Porchy, Handy and all WFMU friends.
Big hello
  4:14pm ?:

the dream of mid-2000s alternative radio is still alive
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 4:14pm brainiac:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:14pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Pledge for the freeform platform on the station in the nation - pledge.wfmu.org...
  4:15pm BH:

(I should probably fill out the name part of the form)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:15pm porchy:

hello stanley!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:15pm porchy:

hi queems!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:15pm queems:

hi @brainiac!
  4:16pm michael z:

Kate at her most sublime.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:16pm queems:

hey @porchy!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 4:16pm Michael 98145:

  4:16pm prudy:

have not heard Kate Bush in a while...thanks Sheils...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:16pm Yes:

Avatar 4:17pm Hubig Pie:

Ooo....Kate Bush and Neko Case in the same set, this must be the place
  4:17pm prudy:

Sheila..that is
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:17pm WoodsOfNH:

I remember when I was in college and bought With A Kiss I'd Pass The Key based on a article on Kate. Man, it floored me in a way that I'd never been floored before.
  4:18pm Jett:

Album version of Kate Bush's The Man With The Child In His Eyes, absolutely love this one. The single version has the added intro where they say "He's Here, He's Here." What a beautiful song. What a nice lady, Kate!
  4:18pm Tom from Stirling:

Kate Bush sang this song on SNL.
  4:18pm P-90:

One of the top Kate tracks.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 4:19pm brainiac:

What a powerful voice Doris Duke had.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 4:23pm tneeld:

Hey! I just went through a Kate Bush phase this week and heard the 12" version of Running Up that Hill for the first time. Amazing. (Hi all! It's been awhile - today's my last day at a job I've had for 9+ years, so I'm in full-on nostalgia mode.)
Avatar 4:24pm djsheilab:

A belated thank you to all of you who pledged to WFMU in response to the listener who vowed never to pledge again. Way to make a gal n' her station feel appreciated!
  4:25pm prudy:

Sheila..thanks for introducing to PP Arnold...really love her music...
  4:26pm Penny:

So happy to be listening to this in real time! Thank you Sheila.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 4:27pm Guido from Cologne:

Got me an original copy of "Kafunta" last week!
random find for low price!
  4:27pm JakeGould:

I honestly think more people should pledge for the good as well as the bad… But hey… Even a spite pledge is a pledge! pledge.wfmu.org
Avatar 4:27pm djsheilab:

Hey Penny!
  4:28pm Jett:

@djsheilab You were talking about old-school diners, Did you ever go to the now defunct, Carmichael's Diner on Guy Brewer Blvd in Jamaica? Excellent soul food spot. I really miss it.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 4:28pm Michael 98145:

Whoa! ♥
  4:29pm andrewb:

are there any bad versions of "my boy lollipop"?
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 4:32pm Guido from Cologne:

I thought is was Wanda!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:32pm Gaylord Fields:

Wow! This is essentially a Wanda Jackson impersonation — i.e., great!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 4:32pm Michael 98145:

me, too ...
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 4:33pm brainiac:

The Aussie Wanda
  4:33pm JakeGould:

That “Woo…” kills it… Wooo!
Avatar 4:33pm Nelo:

What an awesome song!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 4:34pm Michael 98145:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:35pm WoodsOfNH:

And they can leave and we'll pick up the slack.
  4:36pm Don & Tracy:

We're with you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:36pm WoodsOfNH:

Say "Take off your socks, baby!" again!
  4:37pm Dennis Hartwick:

Well said, Sheila! Not everything is political. Some things are just human. You go!
  4:37pm Stuart:

Don't let the exception define the conversation. Majority of us stand behind social justice on this comment board. I wouldn't worry about "the one person"
  4:37pm alina:

sheila you are the best of the best. revealing fantastic music and bringing joy and relief. what can be more important and respected? x
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 4:37pm Scot:

Always with Sheila B...it's your playlists and your passion that I love!
  4:37pm Penny:

Also I know Hildebrandts, I grew up near there!
Thank you for being vulnerable Sheila and sharing your voice with us.
Avatar 4:37pm Nelo:

I am right there with you Sheila
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 4:37pm Michael 98145:

what Stuart just said
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 4:37pm Guido from Cologne:

I haven't followed the conversation.
Stay authentic Sheila!
It is your strength!
  4:37pm Mags:

Avatar 4:38pm Bryant:

I have nothing to say, just another vote of confidence in Sheila B! Don't back down.
  4:38pm Dylan:

lol, what a cool guy, the guy whose two passions in life are Sheila B's show and licking cop boots. TAKES ALL KINDS I GUESS.

We love you Sheila, rap on.
Avatar 4:38pm Jackie:

guess I'll be upping my pledge henceforth
  4:38pm ChrisB.:

I know things are tough all over, which is why I added an additional pledge last month, just to help keep the wheels greased.
  4:38pm Tom from Stirling:

Girl duo "Lucius" singing : Turn it Around would be so nasty on this sweaty day at the river. Because we gotta change....turn it around
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:39pm juan:

Thank you Sheila, for the commitment to justice and the great music. Can't separate the two- truth and beauty
  4:39pm Steve in Bk:

Sorry you had to go through that. Whatta jagoff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:39pm RomanDogBird:

Just dropping in with a quick hello to all, love you Sheila
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:40pm porchy:

i'm signing off but i will be listening - thank you sheila - you're brave and awesome - never be silenced !
  4:43pm P-90:

Congratulations on returning on the new schedule, DJ Sheila!
  4:44pm Stuart:

Been listening often and on over this lockdown period. Great music and great flow. Keep it up.
Avatar 4:44pm Nelo:

I have to go to bed now - with my socks on - and will listen to the rest of this wonderful show in the archiv tomorrow as every saturday morning. Good night from berlin, have a great weekend
  4:44pm Rick G:

I appreciate your commentary and breaks, Sheila. I sometimes do my greetings and I’m in a good mood because the show is on and it’s Friday and I feel kind of weird when there’s so much horror and weirdness in the world. I’m undeniably privileged. You do a great job of bringing up injustice while maintaining a kick-ass and joyful show. It’s not an easy thing to do but acknowledging both is important.
Avatar 4:44pm Itzall Hear:

We don't have a lot of classic diners in the ATL area, but I DO live in the city that produced Waffle House, and it's a close approximation, in my opinion, and best of all I can walk to the OG location.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:44pm Devin B.:

Some nice surprises on the new schedule!
Avatar 4:44pm djsheilab:

juan—Oh wow! I wish I had seen this before going on mic. Truth + beauty IS IT! So simple, so true.
  4:45pm Vanessa Tara:

hiya sheila, et al!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:45pm Devin B.:

As well as some sad departures.
Avatar 4:45pm djsheilab:

Thank you Rick G. + porchy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:45pm Matt Fiveash:

Thanks for what you do Sheila, and for doing it the way you do it. Thanks also for teaching me that Betty McQuade was Australian! I have that version of tongue tied on a european bootleg rockabilly comp, but those things are generally not long on artist bios!
  4:46pm Russt44:

Tell it, Jake Gould!
Avatar 4:46pm djsheilab:

Matt Fiveash—There's a fab comp dedicated to Australian gals from the 60s. Happy to send you the tracks. And thanks for your lovely words!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:47pm Gaylord Fields:

Sheila, you are honoring the memory of the recently departed Larry Kramer by never forgetting — even though he meant it in a somewhat different context — that silence = death.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:48pm Matt Fiveash:

Sheila- Yes please! xo
  4:49pm andrewb:

from a distance I thought DJSB was playing Kate Bush twice on the same show. re: Laura Groves
  4:49pm Andrea:

Love you, Shelia, love your show, love that you speak out for justice, love that you're on the new schedule!
Avatar 4:50pm djsheilab:

I feel the love, Andrea! Thank you Xoxoxo
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:53pm tom from Glasgow:

this is great stuff
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:53pm Listener Howard & the Cats:

Don't change a single thing you're doing, Shelia! <3
Avatar 4:54pm djsheilab:

Thanks Listener Howard & the Cats!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 4:56pm Michael 98145:

WHoA. Never heard Doris before now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:56pm Mr. Pumpy:

Hey Sheila! Thanks for...you know, that thang you do! I've been so emotionally drained lately I haven't had it in me to post, but I just wanted to say that. Thanks for all of it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:56pm Mr. Pumpy:

peace and love and hugs and all that to you and everyone!!!
Avatar 4:57pm djsheilab:

Thanks for the sweet check-in despite feeling low energy, Mr. Pumpy!
  4:57pm Vanessa Tara:

love helene smith!
  4:57pm Vanessa Tara:

this is the 60s soul afterlife i've dreamt of
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 4:57pm Michael 98145:

sometimes it just feels like our space ship hits turbulence ...
Avatar 4:58pm djsheilab:

Vanessa T.! Congrats on your cat adoptions!
Avatar 4:58pm Nelo:

Yeah, keep doing what you do! Taking the space on air you have and sharing it with us the way you do is why I love your show so much.
Avatar 4:58pm Itzall Hear:

Re; the murder of George Floyd. There is a fairly major protest happening NOW in Atlanta, about 5 miles from here, had no idea until I just saw it on my news feed. So much DIVERSITY.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:58pm Gaylord Fields:

One other thing I learned today: If you want your child to have a successful singing career, name them Doris!
  4:58pm Vanessa Tara:

thx sheila! they're beautiful!
Avatar 4:59pm matthew glass:

Love the Helen Smith and Deano Sheila! Vintage!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 4:59pm Michael 98145:

( Whoa: www.ajc.com... )
Avatar 4:59pm djsheilab:

Gaylord Fields—HA!
  5:00pm Joanne Stato:

hello, djsheilab, I have been radio silent for too long down here on the Tampa Bay but I am trying to change that. My love and affection to all the Crowd.
  5:01pm P-90:

And they’re reporting 70+ arrests at the protest in Union Square in Manhattan today.
  5:01pm flashbazbo:

Weird fact: uncle Dave Macon’s son was named Doris. After this show everybody should get on the udm pandora channel.
Avatar 5:02pm hip:

SheilaB: don't have to shut up nor to give no explanation to racist people
Avatar 5:02pm djsheilab:

Statoj! It's so wonderful to have you here again. Thanks for checking in! Xoxox
  5:02pm Jett:

Could Om Khalthoum be far behind?
Avatar 5:08pm hip:

@thatsgreat that you go. Please, far far away. Not welcome
  5:11pm JOYofit:

@JakeGould I thought Buffas was on Prince...I
remember the petite waitress with the blond bouffant-
  5:11pm ami ad:

Shout out to the USPS for returning me a package I sent to Cali. on Apr.10.Thought it was lost,just got it back.Alright.
  5:11pm P-90:

That “3rd Degree Murder + Manslaughter” charge in Minnesota is for “causing the death of another person without premeditation, but with a depraved state of mind and reckless disregard for the safety and welfare of that person.”
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:12pm Carmichael:

Heya Sheila and Boomers. Looks like I missed a lively conversation!
  5:13pm P-90:

...did someone say “Martini”?
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 5:13pm brainiac:

@Carmichael: F the police!
  5:14pm ami ad:

P-90:I say Beer me.But yeah,"Martini".
  5:15pm Bob:

This was a Top 20 hit for Cliff 'Cliffy' Richard in the UK! But... it's not as good as this version. Didn't know the Gosdin Brothers did it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:15pm Carmichael:

Check your e-mail, brainiac.
  5:16pm g:

I’m outraged by the injustice in the most recent spate of police killings as well. There are plenty of options these days to get your fill of current events and especially social justice issues. BBC, Reuters, AP, every time you turn on NPR - I get my fill there. I also sympathize for the need for escapism. I like WFMU for escapism. Surely I’m not Eichmann for this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:17pm Yes:

FMU is all of it, baby.
  5:18pm g:

Totally get that. And I respect that. It’s free form radio.
Avatar 5:18pm djsheilab:

Bob—Is he affectionately known as Cliffy?!! Love it!
Avatar 5:18pm Nelo:

But g: all I hear is „me me me“ for wanting to keep your privilidge of „not wanting to be bothered“.
Avatar 5:18pm RobinSays:

If I was a pet parent to a female Siamese cat I'd name her Ann-Margret.
  5:19pm JakeGould:

@g: Who cares. This snow is about music. And during the few mic breaks Sheila speaks with passion. If that somehow ruins your listening experience stop listening.
  5:19pm Bob:

Only by Emma Jackson's auntie!
Avatar 5:19pm djsheilab:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:20pm Carmichael:

Jake misses the pre-COVID days where he would hug everyone he meets.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 5:20pm brainiac:

@Carmichael: Huh, 50% off Doordash, eh? Thanks Carm!
  5:21pm Russt44:

Actually what you said about the Floyd debacle isnt about politics it's about truth and justice and compassion..just as there weren't two sides to the Charlottesville murder. Your call to arms for justice is exactly what is needed right now.
  5:21pm g:

@carmichael haha truth!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 5:21pm Michael 98145:

- i ain't taking orders -
  5:22pm P-90:

@g: Sheila only had a few concise comments to make on the air today about current events. Most of the discussion has actually been on the Comments board. The % of giddy musical goodness has been the same as always.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:22pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Drummer Stream Friday Afternoon Discotheque going on over here, if anyone wants to opt out of anything presented here today >>> www.wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:22pm Carmichael:

Yes, 5678!
  5:22pm ami ad:

I sure do support any WFMU D.J. who uses their air time to talk truth and justice.Peace&Laugh.
  5:22pm Russt44:

And I love Adelaide Hall..thanks for that one.
  5:24pm g:

So what it comes down to is different people look to WFMU to fulfill their different needs. I see no reason to be intolerant of differing opinions as long as babies aren’t being murdered.
  5:24pm JakeGould:

Occasional reminder that you can still pledge to WFMU all year round: pledge.wfmu.org
  5:26pm JakeGould:

@g: Hey princess; nobody cares about that pea you are feeling those mattresses.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 5:26pm Michael 98145:

like today, for example
Avatar 5:26pm djsheilab:

My pleasure Russt44!
  5:26pm ami ad:

@g:Yeah,what Jake said.
  5:27pm P-90:

That Gypsies track an excellent example of a non-Motown-produced song nevertheless loaded with Motown-isms in the arrangement and production.
  5:27pm g:

I’m unclear as to what Jake said. He sounds like a really lonely and sad and angry person.
Avatar 5:28pm Nelo:

So do you, g
  5:28pm Matt:

Discovering your show during this quarantine. So lose a pledge, gain a pledge. Thanks for all the great tunes and speak it however you feel it.
  5:28pm P-90:

...uh oh...
  5:28pm ami ad:

@g:What Nelo said.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 5:28pm Michael 98145:

@Matt, welcome to the playground
Avatar 5:29pm djsheilab:

Hey Matt! Lovely to hear you're a new listener. Thanks for being here.
  5:29pm Matt:

Oh, sorry. Didn't mean to re-open that!
  5:29pm P-90:

@Matt: welcome to the fold!
  5:30pm Russt44:

My favorite diner on Broadway reopened for take out only!!!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 5:30pm brainiac:

  5:30pm ami ad:

@Matt:This playground is mostly always open.
  5:30pm Matt:

How bout those mets..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:30pm Marley P. Dogg:

Great show today Shelia! Hope you’re well!
Avatar 5:31pm Nelo:

Russt44: that is great news. I miss a lot of foods these days
  5:31pm JakeGould:

@AmiAd: Some people in this playground deserve noogies. The worst noogies ever. And no cootie shots for them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:33pm WoodsOfNH:

My favorite diner is actually _inside_ of an Irish pub. No kidding Finn's Irish Pub in Ellsworth, Maine. They built a restaurant around an old diner car. Oh man...I really miss it.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 5:33pm Michael 98145:

I was never a fan of take-away. Guess that snobbishness is past.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 5:33pm Michael 98145:

Oh, wow. This.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:33pm Yes:

great set sheila. psyched to get your premium soon
  5:34pm JakeGould:

If you live in NYC and venture outside, remover: Nobody cares about open container laws anymore. So just pour a bottle of wine into your favorite S’well bottle or other container and enjoy the day!
Avatar 5:35pm hip:

If you like that one and haven't yet, give Las Grecas a try. And dance!
  5:35pm JakeGould:

Remember! Not remover.
  5:35pm prudy:

the more I think about it..the earlier incident with thatsit reminds me that the online provocaters are out there and hope to police communities of any kind...thanks for a great show Sheila.
  5:36pm ami ad:

@JskeGould:Yeah,I know.It is what it is.So do some D.J.s...
  5:36pm thesecoronalives:

been hearing some nice end-of-franco-era spanish music on wfmu lately.. : - D
  5:36pm JakeGould:

Anyone here remember old school Brooklyn diners? Like “El Greco” in Sheepshead Bay or “The Floridian” near Kings Plaza?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:36pm tom from Glasgow:

Diner Washington
  5:37pm JakeGould:

@AmiAd: Keep on keeping on on the fire escape with the beer and joints.
  5:37pm Dave:

There can never be too much Dinah Washington!
  5:37pm ami ad:

@JakeGould:John's Diner in Clinton Hill,fastest service ever,and cheap.Diet food though.
  5:37pm Jett:

No llores mas. Double LL in Spanish sounds like an English Y.
Avatar 5:38pm hip:

Don't cry over a Y
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 5:38pm Michael 98145:

women whistling in cars
  5:39pm ami ad:

@JakeGould:Cheers,still going strong.Set up a fly trap.Own made.
Avatar 5:39pm Itzall Hear:

Please, no. Not the whistling marathon. An humble request.
  5:39pm JakeGould:

@AmiAd: Heard of them. Miss the “Academy” diner in Fort Greene. Right near Brooklyn Tech.
  5:40pm ami ad:

Whistling is a skill better heard alone.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 5:40pm Michael 98145:

thanks again, DJ Sheila
  5:41pm JakeGould:

I believe DJ Mac of the “Antique Phonograph Radio Show” has a thing for classic whistling records. Maybe Dan Bodah did something with whistling?
  5:41pm prudy:

  5:42pm ami ad:

Last Diner I attepted to eat at was in the state of N.J.,it was a buffet.We had Vodka sodas for lunch mostly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:42pm diciassette:

"Dymphna is the patron saint of dependent runaways, the nervous, the emotionally disturbed, the mentally ill, and those who suffer neurological disorders."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:42pm tom from Glasgow:

big big whistling fan. but then i've done all-bagpipe shows. your mileage may vary.
  5:42pm andrewb:

Nice to hear Nicole hasn't lost her bravada
  5:43pm ami ad:

@diciassette:Does Dymphna happen to have a show on WFMU?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:45pm chris:

thanks for a great show (all of it!), Sheila. need to part early, sadly. cheers, all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:45pm diciassette:

I think she should. Let's edit Wikipedia!
  5:46pm flashbazbo:

A contrived safe space from the real world now would be vapid and creepy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:46pm radioronan:

St Dymphna is the saint of lunacy.. Also a decent irish bar formerly on St Marks now on Ave A.
  5:46pm JakeGould:

@AmiAd: Ha! I miss old diners. Chains and corner delis have taken their market.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:46pm tom from Glasgow:

she does an overnight.
  5:47pm ami ad:

Best diner in my opinion is Jimmy's Diner on Union Ave,but not really Diner Quality food,good food.
  5:47pm dM:

HI! and thank you for another great set. amazing!!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2021 Swag For Life Member 5:48pm brainiac:

Gotta run now. Thanks for another inspirational show @djsheilab.
  5:49pm JakeGould:

@AmiAd: B&H Dairy on Second Avenue near St. Marks is a decent Jewish food diner. But it is a wee bit brunchy for me. I order blintzes from them once and what they gave me was essentially a savory crepe; not bad but it felt weird that they would call that a blintz.
Avatar 5:49pm JohnEBGood:

Hi Sheila and FMU family. Growing up in JC almost all male names end in y. Johnny,Bobby, Ronny, Lenny, Tony, Freddy, Monkey, Breezy, Richy, Pauly, … But not Peter
  5:51pm ami ad:

@JakeGould:Sounds like they blintzed you with something similar,but not the same.Not a big fan of food here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:51pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks for today's inspirational delivery, Sheila. You're helping us navigate this madness. Thanks to the skeleton crew as well!
Avatar 5:53pm Itzall Hear:

Have a mighty fine weekend, sheilab. Thanks for doing this for all of us, it's very much appreciated.
Avatar 5:53pm Nelo:

Thank you for the music <3
  5:53pm ami ad:

P.L.U.R. D.J.,BoardOp.,All.
  5:54pm michael z:

Yes. Thank you for an uplifting show. What a perfect Petulia cover. Stay safe everyone until next week.
  5:55pm Glorious Estephonic:

Love the b+h cheese blintzes ! They are huge. I mAde 100 blintzes this one time in 2016. @jakeg
  5:55pm Vanessa Tara:

ie ie a variation on ye-ye ... fascinating
Avatar 5:55pm Stashu:

  5:55pm P-90:

Nice “Ciao Ciao”
  5:55pm ami ad:

The Blintzkrieg.
Avatar 5:55pm ncjay:

another lovely show Sheila - thank you!
  5:56pm JakeGould:

Got blintzed hard!

THANKS SHEILA! Good vibes to you always.
  5:56pm Vanessa Tara:

thx, sheila!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:56pm radioronan:

Great show - Thanks Sheila! Thanks skeleton crew!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:56pm WoodsOfNH:

Thanks for another fine beginning to a weekend Sheila!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:56pm Mr. Pumpy:

Down Ciao! Lovely...thanks again.
  5:56pm ami ad:

Blintzes are nor Crepes.Don't believe the hype.
  5:56pm Dennis Hartwick:

Thank you, Sheila. Delicious!
  5:57pm JakeGould:

@Glorious: 100 blintzes is too many blintzes.
  5:57pm ami ad:

Thank you.
  5:57pm Glorious Estephonic:

I disagree @jakeg
  5:57pm Jett:

Ty for another precious gift from you Sheila. Stay safe and sound! Love to Alvy Singer too!
  5:57pm ami ad:

Some would say one Blintz is too many.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:58pm diciassette:

Thank you Sheila! Ciao down?
  5:58pm MelindafromAustin:

Thank you Sheila! We support you & appreciate your voice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:58pm tom from Glasgow:

cheers Sheila
  5:59pm JakeGould:

@Glorious: That is fine.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:59pm tom from Glasgow:

cheers Matty W on the board
  5:59pm ami ad:

Keep on the good fight.
Avatar 5:59pm Stashu:

I love you Sheila
  6:00pm P-90:

Great gobs of giddy gratitude, Sheila B! xoxo
  6:00pm ami ad:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:01pm listener 126464:

Hey thanks Sheila B. & crew!
Avatar 6:01pm djsheilab:

Thank you everyone! Your compassionate comments so much appreciated. Until next Friday! Xoxoxo
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