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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New / Special Approx. start time
New Routines Every Day  How A Minute Passes   Options You Never Know What Is Enough / Unless You Know What Is More Than Enough  Pulver & Asche  2017  MP3      0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Cannibale  Petit Orang-outan (Extended version)   Options Petit Orang-outan EP  Born Bad  2020  MP3    *   0:11:58 (Pop‑up)
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds  Rings Of Saturn   Options Skeleton Tree  Bad Seed Ltd.  2016  MP3      0:30:55 (Pop‑up)
Mick Karn  Saday, Maday   Options Bestial Cluster  CMP  1993  MP3      0:34:21 (Pop‑up)
Oui Ennui  Last Time (Until Next Time)   Options Democide  self-released  2020  MP3    *   0:40:50 (Pop‑up)
Regina Spektor   All The Rowboats   Options What We Saw From The Cheap Seats  Sire  2012  MP3      0:43:56 (Pop‑up)
Ladytron  90 Degrees   Options Gravity The Seducer  Nettwerk  2011  MP3      0:47:29 (Pop‑up)
Big Blood & Thunder Crutch  Sweaty Pants   Options Big Blood & Thunder Crutch  Dontrustheruin  2018  MP3      0:52:01 (Pop‑up)
Tim Foljahn  Sun Moon Thing   Options Fucking Love Songs  Kiam  2015  MP3      0:58:54 (Pop‑up)

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Pere Ubu  Plan From Frag 9   Options 20 Years In A Montana Missile Silo  Cherry Red  2017  MP3      1:08:36 (Pop‑up)
Margaret Murray with children  Percussion Exercises: II) Stamping, Clapping And Knee Slapping   Options Music For Children (Schulwerk)  Trunk  2013  MP3  Originally released in 1957.    1:11:54 (Pop‑up)
LSO Percussion Ensemble  Music For Pieces Of Wood   Options Steve Reich: Sextet | Clapping Music | Music For Pieces Of Wood  LSO Live  2016  MP3      1:13:06 (Pop‑up)
Ella Jenkins  Mexican Handclapping Song   Options Multicultural Children's Songs  Smithsonian Folkways  1995  MP3  Originally released in 1981.    1:24:41 (Pop‑up)
Claude VonStroke  The Clapping Track   Options Urban Animal  Dirtybird  2013  MP3      1:25:58 (Pop‑up)
They Might Be Giants  Clap Your Hands   Options Here Come The ABCs  Disney Sound  2004  MP3      1:32:24 (Pop‑up)
Shirley Ellis  The Clapping Song (Clap Pat Clap Slap)   Options Three Six Nine! The Best Of Shirley Ellis  Ace  2018  MP3  This song originally released in 1965.    1:33:44 (Pop‑up)
Tom Waits  Clap Hands   Options Rain Dogs  Island  1985  MP3      1:36:55 (Pop‑up)
Sia Furler  Clap Your Hands   Options We Are Born  Monkey Puzzle  2010  MP3      1:40:38 (Pop‑up)
Talking Heads  Making Flippy Floppy   Options Stop Making Sense  Sire  1999  MP3  Originally released in 1984.    1:44:35 (Pop‑up)
Mong Tong  A Nambra   Options Mystery  Guruguru Brain  2020  MP3    *   1:49:18 (Pop‑up)
Dr. John  Mos’ Scocious   Options The ATCO/Atlantic Singles 1968-1974  Omnivore Recordings  2015  MP3  This song originally released in 1974.    1:54:43 (Pop‑up)
Ogre You Asshole  Lost, Sigh, Days   Options Everythingsomethingnothing  P-Vine  2016  MP3      1:57:24 (Pop‑up)

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Joy Division  She's Lost Control   Options Unknown Pleasures  Factory  1979  MP3    ***   2:08:01 (Pop‑up)
Shakespears Sister  She's Lost Control   Options Songs From The Red Room  SF / Palare  2010  MP3  A Joy Division cover.  ***   2:11:55 (Pop‑up)
Left Spine Down  She's Lost Control   Options Voltage 2.3: Remixed & Revisited  Synthetic Sounds  2009  MP3  A Joy Division cover.  ***   2:15:33 (Pop‑up)
Hank & Cupcakes  She's Lost Control   Options Hank & Cupcakes EP  self-released  2010  MP3  A Joy Division cover.  ***   2:20:31 (Pop‑up)
Replica  She's Lost Control   Options Sorry EP  Noiselab  2006  MP3  A Joy Division cover.  ***   2:25:04 (Pop‑up)
Ninet Tayeb  She's Lost Control   Options Paper Parachute  White Magic Music  2017  MP3  A Joy Division cover.  ***   2:28:35 (Pop‑up)
B. Rubrum  She's Lost Control   Options She's Lost Control single  self-released  2019  MP3  A Joy Division cover.  ***   2:32:54 (Pop‑up)
Tremosphere  She's Lost Control   Options She's Lost Control single  Slugg  2019  MP3  A Joy Division cover.  ***   2:38:30 (Pop‑up)
Litmus  She's Lost Control   Options Litmus  Armehund  2003  MP3  A Joy Division cover.  ***   2:42:07 (Pop‑up)
Douglas Hinton & Enzo Clark  She's Lost Control   Options Deux Mille Seize  The Queen Is Dead  2017  MP3  Various artists; a Joy Division cover.  ***   2:44:30 (Pop‑up)
Grace Jones  She's Lost Control   Options Private Life: The Compass Point Sessions  Island  1998  MP3  A Joy Division cover; this version originally released in 1980.  ***   2:48:28 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar 11:58am βrian:

I brought my lawn chair. May I sit here and listen?
Avatar 12:00pm Mary Wing:

Hi Brian! The ottoman is being cleaned?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm Handy Haversack:

Hello, Mary. Hello, Wingnuts. Haven't melted yet!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm David (in London):

All hail Mary Wing.
Greetings groovers.
Avatar 12:02pm Sem:

Greets and ding after ding after ding, Mary, and hello and whatever to all.
Avatar 12:02pm Mary Wing:

Good afternoon Handy (and Kate if she's listening, too)!
Avatar 12:03pm Hubig Pie:

I never know what is enough till I've had too much. Like that sangria I gulped last night.
Avatar 12:04pm Mary Wing:

Hiya David, Sem, and Hubig! Welcome to Wednesday whatever!

David, I do so enjoy your comments (along with the others') on Stan's playlists; something about that time slot brings out the creative spirit in some folks, heh.
Avatar 12:04pm βrian:

The ottoman is in the upholstery shop.
(A wayward scimitar cut, don't you know.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:05pm Handy Haversack:

Kate is walking the dog -- so there's every chance the two of them HAVE melted. But if they resolidify and make it home, I will pass along, Mary!
Avatar 12:06pm βrian:

May they, eh, congeal.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07pm David (in London):

Mary, ha ha, I always forget that the Eye of Wing is ever watchful at that time. 19am is a great time to free-form.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07pm David (in London):

Hey Sem. Good vibes to you in the BoF.
Avatar 12:07pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Wingnut was the derogatory term of choice amongst the homeless when I was in their ranks in Santa Barbara late 80s... fitting maybe I should be one now.
Avatar 12:08pm βrian:

Ok, I've always wondered: Is Fundy short for Fundament?
Avatar 12:09pm Mary Wing:

Hey there RevRab! I never heard it applied to the homeless, I wonder why they (whoevre "they" are) chose that term?
  12:09pm Really. Lisa.:

A hello, and a thank you in advance, Mary.
Ears tuned in, while working.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:10pm Phillippe Bastille:

Hey everyone! How's the weather where you are? I'm testing out what life will be like in my inevitable eternity in hell.
Avatar 12:10pm Sem:

Hello, David. Merci, and the same right back at ya.
Avatar 12:10pm Hubig Pie:

19am ? I thoughts any number past 12 was pm.
Avatar 12:10pm Roberto:

Ain't no thing but Mary Wing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:11pm David (in London):

Phillippe, bonjour!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:11pm David (in London):

Hubig Pie - 19am isn't a time, it's a state of mind.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:12pm Handy Haversack:

I was hoping the rents would be cheaper in hell, Phillippe, but apparently we just brought the whole mess with us.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:13pm Phillippe Bastille:

Hey DiL! And hey Handy, Hubig, βrian, RRNov63, Sem! And Mary too! Oh, and happy week after your birthday Really. Lisa.
Avatar 12:14pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@Mary: Wingnut the servicable term of choice applied by the homeless only to those deemed deserving - of whom among our ranks there would be a certain %age.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:14pm Phillippe Bastille:

@Handy rent's about the same but the utility bill is through the roof. And internet is dial up
Avatar 12:14pm Mary Wing:

Hi Lisa, Phillippe, and Roberto! 86° right now in NYC, possibly up to 90° later.
  12:14pm Really. Lisa.:

@Phillippe B, thank you for the kind wishes.
Avatar 12:15pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

....but if nothing else - rent didn't happen to be our immediate concern...
Avatar 12:16pm Hubig Pie:

Bonjour Mr. Bastille.
It's always 19am somewhere then, DIL.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:17pm Handy Haversack:

The new avatar picture is great, Lisa -- you both look so happy! Thanks for sharing it with us.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:17pm Phillippe Bastille:

I know this sounds weird but I really don't get uncomfortable until the temperature hits the mid to upper 90s. I put a cardigan on at 78.
Avatar 12:19pm Mary Wing:

Where is Sylvia to translate these French lyrics for us? :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:21pm coelacanth∅:

greetings Mary, 100%ers
Avatar 12:21pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@Really Lisa: We need everyone to hear it like you spell it out on your profile. All power & condolences to you.
Avatar 12:21pm βrian:

75 right now on the isthmus. Quite bearable.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:21pm David (in London):

Hubig Pie - It emerged from a typo made by John from Florham Park, and we adopted it immediately to mean "that weird liminal time where the normal rules of time and space don't exist". Thus followed the 19am Society, with John as the President, and we 'meet' on Stan's board early on Friday. No one can ever be late for 19am. Consider yourself now inducted into the society. I welcome you.
Avatar 12:22pm βrian:

Je pense, donc 19am.
Avatar 12:23pm Mary Wing:

My condolences, Lisa; you are correct, so many needless deaths.
Avatar 12:25pm Sem:

@βrian@ 12:08. Had no idea about the name "Fundy" There's this:
The Bay of Fundy (French: Baie de Fundy) is a bay between the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, with a small portion touching the US state of Maine.It has an extremely high tidal range.The name is likely a corruption of the French word Fendu, meaning "split".
Avatar 12:26pm Mary Wing:

David in London, I thought Vincent's opening greeting on Stan's playlist last week was one for the books: "Touch the 19am of his garment" -- Heh, it still makes me chuckle even now.
Avatar 12:26pm βrian:

Les fesses fendues, peut-être.
  12:28pm Really. Lisa.:

@Rev Rab Nov 63. Thanks for saying so. I can't not think about it. I try. Only posted that today bc of the date/anniv. I won't leave that up after today. I kind of needed to type it out, and see it myself. And the photo is a screen shot of me getting my dad to lol 8 yrs ago. I often watch the 20 sec vid I grabbed it from, of me being a goofball to get him to laugh. It helps a little.
Thank you as well, Mary.
Avatar 12:29pm Hubig Pie:

19am in my time zone is in the wee small hours, Where the previous nights flagon of port is still holding court.
Avatar 12:30pm Sylvia (France-NYC):

@Mary I'm here, hello!! sorry, i was listening to mixes for our new album :))
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:30pm Phillippe Bastille:

@Really. Lisa. That is a powerful statement. I am sorry for your pain.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:30pm coelacanth∅:

my condolences Lisa. may he rest in peace.
Avatar 12:30pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I thot there might be a Venn diagram showing the intersections of 19am with the Twilight Zone, the 13th Floor of bespoke Elevators & 25 O"Clock as expostulated by the Dukes of Stratosphere...but it does not appear to be materially @ hand just this moment...
Avatar 12:31pm βrian:

  12:32pm Really. Lisa.:

Thank you, Phillippe and coelacanth∅.
Avatar 12:32pm Mary Wing:

Salut, Sylvia! A worthy task, indeed!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:33pm David (in London):

Hubig - A flagon of port is the ideal accompaniment to an appearance at 19am. I salute you.

Rev - I often bump into Roky and Andy Partridge at 19am.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:33pm Phillippe Bastille:

19am sounds like military time in Buchistan
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:34pm Handy Haversack:

Hello, Nick.

Still feeling the show at Barclays in 2018. Was that really in 2018? Holy crap, it's been 19am forever now.
Avatar 12:34pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I don't just want to see this Administration voted out by an inexorable tsunami - I want it tried in exacting detail under the fullest exposure @ something like the Nuremberg hearings. Justice is never near complete.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:36pm Handy Haversack:

Good news, Mary -- Kate and the dog have returned. They are cooling to room temperature but maintaining solidity. Kate says hi!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:36pm Phillippe Bastille:

I'm intrigued about these 19am meetings. Is alcohol a requirement for attendance or can I substitute a couple expired Klonopins?
Avatar 12:37pm Sylvia (France-NYC):

@Really.Lisa. People who choose not to stand by you during hard times do not deserve you.
Avatar 12:39pm Mary Wing:

Hi Kate!

I don't think alcohol is a requirement, Phillippe, but Stan frequently does encourage smoking what you may have in your possession.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:41pm David (in London):

Phillippe - Klonopins are encouraged at 19am. As are sitars, cider, seashells and salamanders.
  12:41pm Really. Lisa.:

@Sylvia, thank you.
Avatar 12:43pm Sylvia (France-NYC):

interesting artist name in French, it means "Yes Boredom"
Avatar 12:43pm Franco Twinkie:

Mary! Handy!! Kate!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:44pm Phillippe Bastille:

Thanks DiL! I will crush them up and stir them into my coffee. Now I just have to figure how to show up and then remember to do it.
Avatar 12:45pm Mary Wing:

Good morning Franco!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:45pm Handy Haversack:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:46pm Carmichael:

Heya Mary and people of the airwaves. I have your music cranked, as I am the lone office member, 126 days running. Unless of course, the security guard wanders by.
Avatar 12:46pm Sem:

I have a friend who swears that 19am demands vicodin and vanilla frosting, but I haven't heard from her lately, so perhaps that's changed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:47pm Webhamster Henry:

Hi 100%ers. I was just sending a fax. Sheesh, some banks need to get into the 21st century!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:47pm David (in London):

Sem, vicodin and vanilla frosting is a 19am classic. It's never wrong.
Avatar 12:47pm Mary Wing:

I bet Regina Spektor sounds great cranked up, Carmichael!
Avatar 12:48pm Sem:

Is that as cool a gig as it sounds, Carmichael?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:48pm Phillippe Bastille:

Man, I thought I was Mr. Smartypants yesterday bragging about my big box of WFMU swag that arrived. TODAY it's a 1/24 diecast of the 21 Menards/Maytag Wood Brothers Mustang, autographed by Matt DiBenedetto and all three Wood Brothers! You'll have to look long and hard on the WFMU comments boards to find another person crowing about that!
Avatar 12:49pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

All about salamanders of late it seems. None for my coffee though Cheers.
Avatar 12:49pm Mary Wing:

Hello Henry! We had that discussion at work recently, when we got new printers. "Do we need to activate the fax function?" I said no, but was over-ruled because of companies like banks, heh.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:49pm David (in London):

Webhamster, a few years back (i.e. about four or so), I had to send something in to HMRC (Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs), and over the phone they told me to fax it in as "We aren't yet at a stage where we can receive emails". Hell's Teeth, I thought, get with the century. Finding a working fax machine was no easier task. I'd nearly forgotten how to operate one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:51pm Webhamster Henry:

I had lots of antiquated devices, an actual phone line (although VOIP), and old driving software and it STILL wouldn't work.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:51pm Stanley:

Hahaha. Done it again, listening to one stream, reading the accu of another!
Howdy Wingnuts
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:52pm Phillippe Bastille:

We don't have a landline anymore, so I wouldn't be able to send a fax if I wanted to. I think banks still like them, though, because they are harder to steal than email attachments. It requires a physical presence.
Avatar 12:52pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

There's a fax @ the Library - closed now of course - & rightly so as I think I caught the covids there right before all was locked down.
These days you take a pic with your phone & send it along it seems...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:53pm Handy Haversack:

I think banks (and the govt.) still take faxes because the Supreme Court is on record as saying they are real -- legally binding, that is. But the record is still silent on scans. Often they are scanned in as soon as they are received.

Hiya, Stanley!
Avatar 12:54pm Mary Wing:

Hi Stanley, I hope you were listening to *this* show and not the other one! :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:54pm Webhamster Henry:

Back in the Dotcom days, I wrote a thing called the Fax-Bomb that let you fax into a server and let the recipient see it with a web browser (probably Netscape). That's because people had faxes, but not cameras, so they could send pictures in by faxing them. Used at ultra-dotcommy web magazine ST!M. stim.com
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:54pm Stanley:

*Ahem*, of course Mary
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:55pm David (in London):

Yo Stanley. An RGS hello to you.
Avatar 12:56pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

All these Programs on all these streams...& in the pandemic! But that's probably it? Everyone's allowed to phone it in?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:56pm Handy Haversack:

Well, *I* just got an e-mail from THE BLACK SABBATH OFFICIAL STORE!, Phillippe, so that's pretty cool, too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:56pm Stanley:

Handy, David, Sem, Mary, Everyone!
Great to be here.
Avatar 12:57pm Mary Wing:

Handy, did you buy the Black Lives Matter in Sabbath typeface T-shirt?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:57pm Stanley:

(Throws school cap into the air)
Avatar 12:58pm Sylvia (France-NYC):

I like this one, "Sweaty Pants"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:59pm Carmichael:

@Sem, yes and no. I'm a social creature, so it's kind of boring. However, my idiot boss has to work hard to contact me. Caller ID is a great thing.
Avatar 12:59pm Mary Wing:

As shown here: blacksabbathapparelshop.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:00pm Stanley:

I would very much like an official AOC tee shirt but it is deemed a *donation* and foreign johnnies aren't allowed to donate to a US political campaign. HA!
Avatar 1:00pm Sem:

Hello, Stanley!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:00pm Handy Haversack:

Mary, yup -- one for me, one for Kate. We'd have got one for the dog if they made 'em!
Avatar 1:00pm Mary Wing:

Man, I think caller ID was the best invention since, like, fire, maybe.
Avatar 1:01pm Sem:

Carmichael, sticking it to the man, man. Sweet.
Avatar 1:01pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Fire & that Sabbath shirt. Man I love them.
Avatar 1:01pm Mary Wing:

Maybe one of your American friends can buy one for you, Stanley?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:02pm Handy Haversack:

Stanley, we could see about getting one for you and saving for next Marathon (since that seems like it will happen before we are able to come to Europe again ...)
Avatar 1:04pm Mary Wing:

I *seriously* doubt that we are having an in-person marathon next year...
Avatar 1:05pm Sem:

Mary Wing: 80s Gal.

Is there an action figure?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:05pm Handy Haversack:

Oof, Mary, not sure I was ready to hear *that*!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:05pm Stanley:

Handy that's kind of you. Like Mary, I don't think there will be a normal marathon fest net yesr. In fact, I heard Ken say as much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:06pm Stanley:

Avatar 1:06pm Franco Twinkie:

Fucking love songs, yup. They can make you roll your eyes in exasperation, but they can also make you fall to your knees and weep.
Avatar 1:06pm Mary Wing:

An in-action figure, Sem, heh.
Avatar 1:07pm Sem:

Heh is right.
Avatar 1:07pm Stork:

Hey Mary Wing - hay all you Stream-horsies!!
Avatar 1:08pm Mary Wing:

Howdy, Stork! Thanks for stopping by!
Avatar 1:10pm Stork:

Well I reckon ah oughta ride by, ma'am.
Avatar 1:10pm Hubig Pie:

If you think Plan 9 was bad, you shouldda seen Plans 1-8.
Avatar 1:12pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I reckon that had occurred to even Ed Wood.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:12pm Handy Haversack:

Well. That is depressing, Stanley. I think I'd lowered my time visor and have not been looking past the next 19am lately. It makes sense, of course. But is not making the day any easier to cope with.

Ugh. These *days*, I swear.
Avatar 1:12pm Mary Wing:

Where are all these clapping children now, I wonder?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:13pm Carmichael:

In the streets throwing bricks, Mary.
Avatar 1:16pm Mary Wing:

Has anyone seen those documentaries of British children as they grow up? I thin the first one was called 7 Up?
Avatar 1:17pm Franco Twinkie:

I saw Pere Ubu on a hot night in August 1979 at the Whisky a GoGo. David Thomas beat on a piece of metal with a hammer, and Allen Ravenstine played a synthesizer the size of a castle door. They were a rock band back then.
Avatar 1:18pm Mary Wing:

They were done by Michael Apted, I just found his IMDB page.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:19pm David (in London):

Mary, yes, the 7-Up series was very popular here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:19pm Handy Haversack:

I think we stalled out at 35 Up, Mary, when our video shoppe closed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:19pm Stanley:

Yeah, Handy. The whole business is shite but I'm convinced that when we get through it the station is going to be stronger than ever. Just look at how it's coping during this crisis. The team are amazing and deserve all manner of honours bestowed on them. Clay Pigeon, in particular. His morning shows are like therapy and should be recommended by doctors.
Avatar 1:20pm Mary Wing:

I think 35 Up was the last one I saw also, Handy, for pretty much the same reason!
Avatar 1:21pm Mary Wing:

Wow, 63 Up was released just last year.
Avatar 1:22pm Mary Wing:

The "kids" are going to start dying off soon, heh.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:25pm Handy Haversack:

("The video shoppe, Tommy?! The fucking video shoppe?!" Had to move *that* from brain to world.)

I like your vision, Stanley, and agree on the laurels owed and deserved. But I also especially agree that the whole business is shite. One of those days that keeps ramming that home for some reason. Maybe it's the heat. Which if anyone had "beyond the power of mortals to endure" in the pool, you've won!
Avatar 1:28pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yeah how many Conservatives & cheap comedians joked about how nice it would be to get warmer...
Avatar 1:31pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...& the most galling thing is these self-satisfied pigs are never held accountable for that - & we're never credited for seeing it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:31pm David (in London):

This is great. I've now got The Clap.
Avatar 1:33pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Unfortunately David antibiotics have been rendered ineffectual...
Avatar 1:33pm Mary Wing:

Heh. What's that pejorative word I'm thinking of, David? Trollop?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:33pm Stanley:

I feel for you Handy. In the city in this heat must be terrible.
Reminds me I have stopped keeping in touch with a number of people during this crisis, fed up of hearing how great the lockdown has been for them. Those with gardens and living in the countryside. "Ooh, the vegetables are doing so well this year and we've finally got round to building that pond, we've dreamt about blah, blah, blah"
Avatar 1:34pm Sylvia (France-NYC):

gotta dance while I'm waiting for the paint to dry (for those keeping track, I'm done with the wallpaper for now, doing a little bit of trim/molding painting. TMI, right)
Avatar 1:34pm Franco Twinkie:

We still have one video shop that is hanging on for dear life. I's called Videotheque, in South Pasadena, and it is definiteley the shite - but in the best way possible.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:34pm Phillippe Bastille:

@Handy @12:56 Pretty cool indeed!
Avatar 1:35pm βrian:

Oh, is it time to talk about our vegetables now?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:35pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

Hi Mary and everybody. Did the Supremes do a version of the clap pat song? That's who I remember but I was 10 years old.
Avatar 1:36pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Grow vegetables or become one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:37pm Stanley:

No offence meant. I would be doing the same but hopefully showing a bit more empathy towards those not so fortunate.
Avatar 1:37pm Franco Twinkie:

Today is overcast and cool, but we will soon be getting a major ass kicking, heat wise.
Avatar 1:37pm Hubig Pie:

Vegetable talk-
The deer ate all our lettuce and beans (and roses, they love roses)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:38pm Stanley:

The vegetables will respond to yoooo
Avatar 1:38pm Mary Wing:

Hiya Lizzie! I only know Shirley's version, but if The Supremes did a cover, I am on my way to making a 3 of a kind for it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:39pm Handy Haversack:

We had an *excellent* video shoppe. A real treasure. Rent was tripled, and the storefront has now been vacant for *seven years*. Since 56 Up!

The fireman's blind. The conductor is lame.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:40pm David (in London):

Hubig - We had Fruit Talk on Jesse Dorris' Polyglot board on Tuesday. You've started the natural sequel.

Yeah, we had a terrific video store called The Film Shop where my friend Jon worked. Stacked to the gunnels with real treasure. Sadly went the way of all gentrified streets. At least it became a fishmonger instead of lying empty for donkey's years.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:44pm Stanley:

The carrot has mystery.
  1:45pm David in London:

Is that the title of your new autobiography Stanley?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:45pm Handy Haversack:

There's a theme to this set, but I can't seem to put my hand on it. Nonetheless, I applaud you, Mary!
Avatar 1:45pm Mary Wing:

I want a bracelet that says "The carrot has mystery," yes I do.
Avatar 1:45pm βrian:

Why, I just pulled a few carrots this morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:45pm Carmichael:

Alright, I'm all for Makin' Flippy Floppy!
Avatar 1:45pm Franco Twinkie:

On a scorching hot day, I saw Tom Waits sitting on a picnic table eating an orange popsicle reading the newspaper. He was dressed head to toe in black - leather jacket, black levis, motorcycle boots. He might be one of those people who have a broken thermostat.
Avatar 1:45pm Mary Wing:

Theme is over now, please applaud!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:46pm Handy Haversack:

Flowers are esssentially prostitutes to the bees.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:46pm Stanley:

Handy - you said it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:47pm Phillippe Bastille:

...and rescue dogs are really just used pets...
Avatar 1:47pm Hubig Pie:

I think Stanley got the ball rolling on the vegetable talk segment of this comment board.
Avatar 1:47pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

The poor animals are being driven by climate change & habitat loss into our space - may in fact have something to do with our virus concerns - & people have been driven to their gardens. I suspect the inevitable conflicts have been scripted & set up...
Avatar 1:47pm βrian:

Said the flower, Is that a proboscis or are you glad to see me?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:47pm Handy Haversack:

Garlic. Rosemary. And salt.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:48pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

Mary I'm thinking my memory is flawed but this version is great so that's okay.

Webhamster Henry, I remember Stim.com. I know Mikki and Marjorie from TheWell.com (which is still going and still interesting.)
Avatar 1:49pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:49pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

Clapping for that set, Mary!

Interview with Chris Frantz yesterday. "If you knew David Byrne you would not be jealous of him." www.theguardian.com...
Avatar 1:51pm βrian:

We saw David Byrne perform with Margareth Menezes, and all we could remember was Margareth Menezes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:55pm Handy Haversack:

Alas, I have a meeting to meet at. Moved from 11 despite my saying it was 100 percent unacceptable!

*Should* be back before 3. But just in case -- thanks, Mary!

Gah, Dr. John!
Avatar 1:57pm Franco Twinkie:

Thanks Lizzie! Can't wait to read Chris's book. That period in music was full of gods and monsters, and yes, many were close enough to smell.
Avatar 1:58pm Mary Wing:

See you later, Handy!
  1:58pm Dean:

Anybody want to manage a food history archive?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:59pm Stanley:

Later Handy.
Me, too gotta hit the kitchen. It's salad night!
Thanks Mary for tunes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:01pm Andrew_in_WI:

@Dean I really enjoy Gastro Obscura
Avatar 2:01pm Mary Wing:

Hello Dean and Andrew! Just in time for 3oak!
Avatar 2:04pm βrian:

It is safe to talk about our new pond now? (It was frightfully difficult to source the koi!)
Avatar 2:05pm david w:

Hello, Mary and all! Lurking in peace.
Avatar 2:06pm Mary Wing:

Hi David! Lurking all afternoon, yes!
Avatar 2:07pm Hubig Pie:

I be lookin' forward to this.
Avatar 2:08pm Mary Wing:

Commence twitchy dancing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:08pm Andrew_in_WI:

Got the Grace Jones cover?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:09pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, what have we here? 19AMoaK?
Avatar 2:10pm Mary Wing:

Oh HELL YES, Andrew!
Avatar 2:10pm Sem:

...losing control of twitchy dancing, need my medicine nownownownow...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:10pm Phillippe Bastille:

I realllllly need to be listening to a recording and transcribing it, but damn you, Mary Wing, I'm gonna have to put that off for a bit!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:10pm doctorjazz:

Awww, missed a good set! Don't know that TMBG kids album, they had another one, "No!", that was non- stop playing in my house and car when my kids were younger (they still play some of the songs four friends, like "Violin")
Hi all!
Avatar 2:11pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Surely the Ian Dance is beyond twitching & more of an actual seizure (he was of course epileptic)...
Avatar 2:11pm Mary Wing:

Hiya Ken and doctorjazz!
Didn't know that about TMBG, making kids records seems like a good fit for them.
Avatar 2:17pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

This Left Spine one is interesting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:20pm Handy Haversack:

Well. So. I am come back. And lo. I missed Joy Division. But there are echoes.
Avatar 2:20pm Mary Wing:

No twitching in the moshpit!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:22pm Andrew_in_WI:

"...and still she persisted..."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:23pm doctorjazz:

Check out "Violin", it's absolutely insane (and funny)
Avatar 2:24pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Well that didn't stay all Suzanne Vega long...
Is revealed what an interesting song it is in terms of the relation of form & content... I think we'll agree Joy Division were special.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:25pm Phillippe Bastille:

Thought I'd do some quick research on who Shakespeare's Sister really was. Turns out he had 4 of them, including 2 named Joan. All but the second Joan died before their 10th birthday.
Avatar 2:25pm Mary Wing:

What's Violin, doctorjazz, a movie or an album?
Avatar 2:28pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Oh there's sax & violins everywhere. Certainly in Shakespeare.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:34pm Summer and Michael and Sylvia:

Good morning (-ish), Mary!
  2:34pm David in London:

I always loved that line about “and she expressed herself in many different ways “. I sometimes think that Curtis’ doomy persona often overshadows what an accomplished lyricist he was.
Avatar 2:35pm Mary Wing:

Hi S&M&S, just in time... ;-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:40pm Summer and Michael and Sylvia:

Avatar 2:41pm Sylvia (France-NYC):

thank you, Mary!! what a treat :))
Avatar 2:41pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Word David.
I believe Violins was a reference to a TMBG song? ?
Avatar 2:41pm Hubig Pie:

Tremosphere does a lovely, dreamy version of All Tomorrow's Parties
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:42pm doctorjazz:

Violin is a song on TMBG's "No" album, a family favorite.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:42pm Phillippe Bastille:

Thanks Mary! Unfortunately the scintillating recording on url naming conventions ain't gonna transcribe itself. Gotta run.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:43pm Doug Schulkind:

Hullo, Mary and wing-ed monkeys!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:44pm Handy Haversack:

Later, Phillippe!
Avatar 2:44pm Mary Wing:

Hiya Doug! Here to help our boy this week?
Avatar 2:46pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

10 versions so far! That's some research.
Avatar 2:48pm Hubig Pie:

I likey this one
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:48pm Doug Schulkind:

The boy can't help it, Mary.
Avatar 2:48pm northguineahills:

Been here. Joy Division is the only band sticker I ever had on my car (back in uni), so, I actually know this song.
Avatar 2:49pm Sem:

Oh, Your Grace!
Avatar 2:49pm Mary Wing:

Oh my gosh, I had at least 12 more versions; it was ridiculous!
Avatar 2:49pm northguineahills:

I'm surprised you didn't find Jah Division (yes, a dub reggae JD cover band from Brooklyn).
Avatar 2:50pm Mary Wing:

Hey there, NGH! How are you holding up in the heat?
Avatar 2:51pm Mary Wing:

I couldn't find Jah Division's version, ack!
Avatar 2:51pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yes ngh! Let there be Twisted Tributes.
Avatar 2:51pm northguineahills:

skin isn't cooperating, I just need to wait for my job to start to get health care to take care of it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:51pm Webhamster Henry:

Still, Grace Jones' verison is fine by me.
Avatar 2:52pm Sem:

Been a twitchy, witchy, non-glitchy 3 hours. Thank you, Mary, for the show, (and the shout-out 2 weeks back)
See you in the nether regions, or a precinct nearby.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:52pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Any 3oak that includes a Grace Jones cover has got to be good. Take care, Mary!
  2:53pm David in London:

Great show today Mary, thanks. TTFN.
Avatar 2:53pm northguineahills:

Never heard this Grace Jones before...

Thanks, Mary!
Avatar 2:54pm Mary Wing:

Considering it came out one year after JD's original version, I would say it was the first cover?
Avatar 2:56pm Hubig Pie:

Did Jah Division cover She's Lost Control ? It's not on Dub Will Tear Us Apart
Avatar 2:56pm Mary Wing:

NGH says yes, I so trust his knowledge.
Avatar 2:58pm Mary Wing:

Stick around, DJ Black Helmet is next, here's his playlist:
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm Handy Haversack:

I lost control of knowing what time it is!

Thanks, Mary!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm Doug Schulkind:

More great radio is up next on the Drummer Stream. Stay tuned for Your Boy Black Helmet Radio with DJ Black Helmet!

PLAYLIST: wfmu.org...
Avatar 2:59pm βrian:

Thanks, Mary. Hasta la next time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:59pm WR:

Oh pooh. Will have listen to this from archive. Listening deficit here....
Avatar 2:59pm Franco Twinkie:

Thanks Mary.
Avatar 2:59pm Mary Wing:

Thanks for listening and hanging out with me today!!
Avatar 2:59pm Hubig Pie:

Ma'a Salaama
Avatar 3:01pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

TY for the hospitality & the Ian. <3
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:57pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Mary!
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