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Artist Track Album Year Comments Approx. start time
Hank Levine w/ Timothy Leary  Image, Part One / The Psychedelic Experience   Favoriting   1961 / 1966    0:00:00 Pop-up)  
Godchildren Of Soul  Soulfingertips   Favoriting Anyone Can Join!   1994    0:02:35 Pop-up)  
Bio Ritmo  Call me up (644-7215)   Favoriting Rhumba Baby Rhumba   1996    0:08:39 Pop-up)  
Pharoah Sanders  Love Is Everywhere   Favoriting Wisdom Through Music   1973    0:12:53 Pop-up)  
Weekend  Woman's Eyes   Favoriting La Variete'   1982  The one and only Allison Statton singing  0:18:11 Pop-up)  
Paul Butterfield  One More Heartache   Favoriting The Resurrection Of Pigboy Crabshaw   1967  cover of a Marvin Gaye number  0:20:54 Pop-up)  
Chambers Brothers  All Strung Out Over You   Favoriting Time Has Come Today   1967    0:24:30 Pop-up)  
Family  Burlesque   Favoriting Bandstand   1972    0:27:13 Pop-up)  
Music behind DJ:
frogs & more frogs from Joe Bauer's ranch 
        0:30:55 Pop-up)  
Dent May  Sea Salt & Caramel   Favoriting Late Checkout *   2020    0:35:17 Pop-up)  
Beach Boys  All This Is That   Favoriting Carl & the Passions - So Tough   1972    0:38:11 Pop-up)  
Leslie Gore  California Nights   Favoriting   1967  She sang this on "Batman:" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=roeAhjkJFNQ (sorry, gotta brush up on the little HTML I know...)  0:42:09 Pop-up)  
Marianne Faithfull  Summer Nights   Favoriting   1965    0:45:11 Pop-up)  
Rumbles, LTD  California My Way   Favoriting     cover of The 5th Dimension; a 45 on the Lemon label  0:46:43 Pop-up)  
  "bonus announcement"         0:48:51 Pop-up)  
Randy Bachman & Co.  "the most famous chord ever on a 12 string guitar"   Favoriting   2014    0:49:49 Pop-up)  
Ranky Tanky  Ranky Tanky   Favoriting Ranky Tanky   2017    0:50:44 Pop-up)  
Gary Burton Quartet  General Mojo's Well Laid Plan   Favoriting Duster   1967    0:52:56 Pop-up)  
Electric Flag "An American Music Band"  Peter's Trip   Favoriting The Trip   1967  OST (predated their debut album)  0:57:56 Pop-up)  
Music behind DJ:
"children playing" 
        1:00:28 Pop-up)  
Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin  I'm In A Different World   Favoriting Up From The Dark   1986  cover of a Four Top's song.
obligato: FXO 
1:10:11 Pop-up)  
Monkees  Little Girl   Favoriting Good Times!   2016  (belated) RIP Peter Tork  1:13:50 Pop-up)  
Hugh Masekela  Stop!   Favoriting The Promise Of A Future   1968  cover of a Howard Tate song. (anyone know who is on guitar? Not credited on album)  1:16:30 Pop-up)  
Will Simmons  The Morose Polka   Favoriting read #258 *   2020    1:19:09 Pop-up)  
Igor Stravinsky  The Cirkus Polka   Favoriting Miniature Masterpieces   1942 / 1991    1:20:07 Pop-up)  
MaseQua Myers and Jami Ayinde  Black Land of the Nile   Favoriting   1975/ 2004  split 45 w/ Mary Lou Williams  1:23:32 Pop-up)  
Rufus feat. Chaka Khan  Sweet Thing   Favoriting Rufus feat. Chaka Khan   1975    1:26:37 Pop-up)  
John Barry  Main Title: Beat Girl   Favoriting Beat Girl   1960  OST  1:29:50 Pop-up)  
Music behind DJ:
      frogs & more frogs from Joe Bauer's ranch  1:31:35 Pop-up)  
NRBQ  Smackaroo (instrumental)   Favoriting High Noon-A 50-Year Retrospective   1983/ 2016    1:37:34 Pop-up)  
Aggregation  Intro (to: Lady at the Gate)   Favoriting Mind Odyssey   1968    1:39:30 Pop-up)  
Crazy Elephant  No More Umbopo   Favoriting   1970  actually pre-10cc w/Kevin Godley-lead vocal w/ Lol Creme.  1:41:00 Pop-up)  
Alabama Sacred Harp Singers  Religion Is A Fortune   Favoriting Religion Is A Fortune: Sacred Harp Singing   1928 / 2004  VAR  1:43:09 Pop-up)  
Delphine Dora  L'horizon inconnu   Favoriting L'Intangible *   2020    1:45:57 Pop-up)  
Olafur Arnalds  Momento (choir version)   Favoriting Re member   2019  Thanks to Keith Spring  1:47:44 Pop-up)  
Eggstone  Water   Favoriting Sommersault   1994    1:50:28 Pop-up)  
Music behind DJ:
frogs & more frogs @ Joe Bauer's ranch 
        1:53:34 Pop-up)  
  Thanks to:
Ron Jett, Scott Konzelmann, Ruth Hayduk, Greg Harrison, Doug Young & Pete Tomlinson.
And to you if you're listening or reading this!

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Listener comments!

Avatar 9:00am Cat:

Good morning, Bob! It’s a glorious day. Elated that you can share your music with us -- it’s like the universe: simultaneously infinite and expanding. Welcome back.
  9:00am dan:

Welcome back Bob.
Avatar 9:00am Marc Francis:

Avatar 9:00am duke:

Yay Bob! So great to hear you on FMU again.
  9:00am 1whoknewcthulhu:

Welcome back, Bob. We missed you!
  9:00am David in ATL from NJ:

Welcome back Bob Brainen!

My vote for the best thing to happen in 2020!
Avatar 9:00am mauri:

How my heart has missed this on saturdays.
Avatar 9:01am Doug in JC:

Welcome back! Glad to have you on this morning
  9:01am antonio:

Welcomeback Bob!
Avatar 9:01am TDK60:

Welcome back Bob. Got any Moby Grape? Hee..
Avatar 9:01am deborah:

Glad to hear you! Welcome back.
Avatar 9:01am B/wad:

Your throne, sir....You have been missed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01am melinda:

Hi Bob! Great to hear Hank & Tim again, it's like old times.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01am Tome:

YEA !<>! so nice to "see" you again BoB peace not pieces ,,now this is Saturday Morning !<>!
  9:01am Santos L Halper:

Holy cow, Bob is back?!! Woo-hoo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01am Michael in Montclair:

Good morning and welcome back Bob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01am Gord:

Welcome back, Bob. Fantastic hearing Hank Levine again.
  9:02am burpage:

Welcome back bob Whew
Avatar 9:02am SmokinJ:

Excellence at last! 8-)
Avatar 9:02am YETI BOB:

Hey Bob!! What a great surprise.
  9:02am Dan:

Welcome back Bob!
  9:02am Robbie White:

It is so graet to hear you back on Saturday at 9AM. Welcome back. I missed you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02am Barry P.:

Welcome back Bob! No better way to start a Saturday than with Hank Levine and Tim.
  9:02am blip:

hey! you're back! YAY!
  9:02am smevvyk:

Omg. tears of joy hearing this opener again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02am Corey:

Good morning Bob and listeners! Welcome back!
  9:03am queems:

Avatar 9:03am bore:

This makes me so happy, welcome back Bob!
  9:03am egould310:

Bobby “The Brain” Brainen has leaped back into ring! Saturday morning just got more awesome. Welcome back. Big smiling greetings from Seattle!
Avatar 9:03am Bob Brainen:

Hey welcome everyone! Nice to be here with you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am zzz:

Brainen is back!!!!!!
Avatar 9:04am Michael Shelley:

Welcome back neighbor.
  9:04am Andrew in Toronto:

Another welcome back, Bob!
  9:04am wendy del formaggio:

Hooray! Welcome back to the airwaves, Bob Brainen. I’ve missed you!
  9:05am reel man:

You always made my Saturday mornings complete Bob! I rallied for over a year to bring you back. Welcome home brother!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05am melinda:

@smevvyk it's still the best opener
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:06am katsavage:

yahahahahaaaa welcome back bob!!!!
  9:06am kpx:

Oh man it's Bob !, your back. front and sides, top and bottom. This is going to be a treat.
  9:06am BobbyBob:

So nice to hear your back on, got me to weigh in after 15 plus years.
  9:06am Mr C:

Welcome home Bob.
Avatar 9:07am YETI BOB:

Hey BobbyBob, us Bobs gotta stick together!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08am Dave the Spazz:

Welcome back Bob!
  Swag For Life Member 9:08am ian from the 6th floor:

May this be the beginning of everything getting better! Peace and Love to you BoB Brainen. Welcome back!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:09am Matt Fiveash:

Hell yeah! Welcome back BB.
  9:09am cb:

Welcome back, Bob -- I needed some good news this morning.
  9:09am Adam-12:

Starting a long hike. Great soundtrack!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am Webhamster Henry:

Hi Bob! Welcome back!
  9:10am stockton:

just in time to salvage 2020 -- many thanks, bob
Avatar 9:14am YETI BOB:

Bit Ritmo "Call me up" is a good one for the list of phone number songs (6060-842, 867-5309, etc). I didn't know this one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:15am James in ATL:

Welcome Back Bob! This is a rare good thing to happen in 2020.
  9:15am egould310:

@Adam-12 Have a good hike! I just checked air quality here in Seattle. It’s “Good”. I’m gonna stretch out for a half hour and then go for a seven mile run. Listening to Bob Brainen on WFMU the whole time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16am bbob:

Welcome Home! You are the much needed joy booster shot today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16am Uncle Michael:

So glad you're back, Bob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:18am sydnius:

Missed you, glad you’re back Bob!
  9:18am BobbyBob:

Toots 54-46
  9:22am kevlicki:

Glad to have you back Bob! And veg produced a fantastic animated graphic!
  9:23am reel man:

RIP Toots!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23am nortonjutland:

welcome back Bob ! much needed.
Avatar 9:24am YETI BOB:

RIP Toots & R.B.G.
  9:24am prudy:

Good morning everyone...So happy that you're back on the air Bob...hope you rested up!
  9:25am Listener Robert:

Which graphic is that, kevlicki?
  9:25am ?:

best news ever
  9:26am dan:

Sounds like Jimi Hendrix on backup vocals on that Chambers Bros.
Avatar 9:26am Bob Brainen:

And RIP The Mighty RBG. A Heavy Hit.
  9:26am Hope:

2020 just got a lot brighter. welcome back, bob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27am Barry P.:

Family! So underrated.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27am Stanley:

Family - turn up LOUD!
Avatar 9:27am LastWhiteRhino:

Good Morning Mr. Brainen. I am very pleased to be hearing you LIVE once again over the WFMU airwaves.
Avatar 9:31am duke:

Good to hear the frogs again.
  9:31am Listener Robert:

That voice sounds familiar.
  9:32am dan:

John Wetton's best bass work is on Bryan Ferry's cover of The Everly Brothers' "The Price Of Love".
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:32am adamdoesit:

It's good to have you back, Bob.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:33am Michael in Montclair:

That background noise sounds familiar.
  9:33am CalZone!:

Love to have you and the frogs back BB! One of the few silver linings of 2020! Great set! Keep it up!
  9:33am 1whoknewcthulhu:

Never realized how much I missed background frogs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:34am Listener Baby:

Welcome home, Bob. We’ve been waiting for you.
  9:35am Everyman:

So good to hear you back on. RIP RBG
  9:36am David in ATL from NJ:

Great summer song!
Avatar 9:36am deborah:

Another summer despiser! This weekend will be glorious.
Avatar 9:36am mauri:

exactly that vibe!
  9:39am Andy Fuchs:

Alas, could this be the point where 2020 finally turns around ?! The return of the "frog man" Bob Brainen. Welcome back buddy.
  9:39am Bob:

Welcome back
  9:41am Cooh John:

Nice to see your return, BB.
  9:42am kpx:

Hey Bob, I always associated the way how Hank Levine & his/O images part,one sounds like to how Nelson Riddles route 66 sounds like. those two songs are a perfect match. and yes, I remember you saying that you are a winter person.
  9:43am 1whoknewcthulhu:

Nice summer suite, Bob--even for those of us not thrilled with summer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44am Frank In Queens:

Bob, it's great to have you back. I've missed this Saturday morning vibe!
Avatar 9:44am Bob Brainen:

Yeah kpx, I hear the similarity. Both "breezy" tunes.
And yes, Winter is my season.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:46am dale:

hello. have this faithfull album. there's a weird echo on a couple of the tracks, but it's overall great.
  9:47am davefromtoronto:

bob brainen making saturday mornings great again!
Avatar 9:47am deborah:

A much preferred Saturday morning post "Planet" sound! Thanks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:48am JG:

This show is always so interesting. Glad you are back Mr. Brainen
  9:49am Peter from Dover NJ:

Hi Bob, great to have you back. I liked your fave summer song too...
  9:49am davefromtoronto:

randy bachman!
Avatar 9:52am Bob Brainen:

Thanks to one and all for your good vibes!
  9:53am Listener Bop Monroe:

greetings from sunny Tannersville.
welcome back Mr. BB!
yea, greatest opening chord EVER!
  9:55am Listener Bop Monroe:

hey, where's the early early early Steely Dan....?!
  9:57am PFT:

Gary Burton track: Larry Coryell on guitar? Very sweet.
Avatar 9:57am Bob Brainen:

Ha. Moby Grape and pre-Steely Dan coming up on future shows. Promise. Where is Tannersville?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am Pedro in Arlington:

Thanks for coming back, Bob. No offense to any other show but yours is a perfect start to the Saturday morning and transitioning to Michael's.
Avatar 9:58am Bob Brainen:

Yup, Coryell
  9:58am Leonardo:

Rockin with Mister BB on a Saturday. All is right with the world! Well, except for the rest of the world.
  9:58am Listener Bop Monroe:

upstate ny, catskills, next to Hunter Mtn.
thank goodness for the webstream!
Avatar 9:59am SmokinJ:

Flag rules!
  10:01am phat:

So glad you're back Bob.
  10:01am Fredericks:

Where do I recognize the melody from Peter's Trip? I swear I know it from another song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03am Chris J:

Welcome back, Bob! Missed hearing you on these airwaves.
  10:03am phat:

How did I guess that was a Swallow piece. I do love that tune.
Avatar 10:07am Bob Brainen:

For fans of Double Dip Recess, tune in to Sheena's Jungle Room Stream starting Oct. 3.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09am melinda:

I always liked Frank's fill-in shows.
  10:09am Mike from SI:

So happy to hear your voice again. And your selections. Welcome back!
Avatar 10:10am Michael:

Welcome back Bob - we've missed you.
  10:12am Windy City:

I tuned into a wonderful surprise today after yesterday’s news it’s great to hear you again !
Welcome back Bob
  10:12am phat:

That's Dave Stewart from Hatfield and the North, and she sang backup as a "Northette." Huh.
Avatar 10:13am Todd-o-phonic Todd:

It's great to have you back, Bob. The Saturday Dream Team is back in full force!
  10:16am two tigers:

So glad you’re back, mr Bob!
  10:16am phat:

@Todd-o-phonic Todd you got that right.
  10:17am kpx:

1/2 of the monkee's gone but not forgotten. RIP Peter and Davy.
  10:18am dan:

According to AllMusic, the guitarist is Bruce Langhorne.
  10:20am Rex:

Welcome back Bobo!! You're the first DJ I ever heard live on WFMU way back in the early go-go 90s...
Avatar 10:20am Bob Brainen:

Phat, forgot about Hatfield which is probably his biggest credit (?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:20am Therese:

Welcome back, Bob!
Avatar 10:21am Bob Brainen:

Bruce Langhorne, man he was everywhere for awhile. Thanks Dan.
  10:25am Jimbo:

I thought this was My Favorite Things when it started!
  10:28am phat:

@Bob Brainen definitely his biggest credit. I always think of that other Dave Stewart from Eurythmics .
Avatar 10:28am Bob Brainen:

Same rhythm Jimbo, they're both waltzes w/soprano sax!
  10:28am Rarouse:

We prefer Double Dip Recess. Sorry to my kids that their show was taken off.
  10:29am dan:

Chaka Khan and Patti Labelle sound so much alike.
  10:30am kpx:

hearing the word Egypt reminds me of an obscure band called mighty baby, and their semi one-hit wonder song, I was born in an Egyptian tomb. who remembers that one?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:30am Gaylord Fields:

Welcome back, Bob! It’s great to once again hear an exemplar of the form such as you.
Avatar 10:31am Bob Brainen:

Rarouse-see my comment above @10.07.
  10:32am sonnyspop:

Sigh of relief...Bob’s back. And the frogs.
  10:32am Earth:

good to hear you're back!
  10:32am David in ATL from NJ:

@ Todd-o-phonic: Dream team IS back. Things are looking good.
  10:33am Manhiking:

Bob - Welcome back. It is great to hear Timothy Leary and the frogs again on Saturday morning. Love the music. Keep Free Form alive!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:35am PaulRobeson1920:

Sounding good WFMU!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:37am Mike Sin:

Well all right! Welcome back, Bob Brainen!
  10:37am dano59:

I missed the most famous chord .. mumph. Welcime back, Bob.
  10:37am dano59:

I missed the most famous chord .. mumph. Welcime back, Bob.
  10:37am paul:

Bob and the Crickets are back!
  10:38am Chris Smith:

welcome back!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:38am Devin B.:

So great to have you back on the air, Bob!!
  10:38am phat:

Aaah, NRBQ on a Saturday morning...
Avatar 10:38am SmokinJ:

Now it's a party!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:39am Frank In Queens:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:40am adampsyche:

how do you get the other stream on the app?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:41am Frank In Queens:

Adam, click "Audio" on the upper right-hand corner of the screen and choose the stream you want to listen to.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:41am ChrisB.:

So nice to have you back, Bob. The natural order of my Saturday radio has been restored.
  10:41am gw:

So glad you are back on BB *
  10:42am smevvyk:

Must say again how happy I am to be listening to your show again, Mr. Brainen, and to have my Straight-shot Saturday back from 7-6. That it coincides with a perfect early fall day here in NYC is just icing on the cake.
Avatar 10:44am Heidee:

Hi y'all. Love this 'Sacred Heart' singing, it reminds me of 'Idumea' in the wonderful film 'Cold Mountain'.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:44am adampsyche:

ty frank, found it more easily through the unofficial woof moo app on Android. thanks for the show Bob!
  10:45am paul:

Frogs. My bad.
Avatar 10:45am Heidee:

  10:45am Listener Bop Monroe:

amazing harmonies!!!
Avatar 10:45am Heidee:

Oh, *Heart was alright.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:46am adampsyche:

OK ngl I did miss the frogs.
  10:46am Jay S.:

Our favorite show to wake up to... missed you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:48am Greg from ZONE 5:

Welcome back, Bob! Heading over to UWS, cause I'm posh like that. I'll be tuned in for the duration!
Avatar 10:49am Sylvia (France-NYC):

Hello all, this show has been good! thank you, Bob
  10:51am dano59:

BB on Saturdays was my gateway drug to WFMU . .. about 20 yrs ago. pretty sure it was the NRBQ content.
  10:52am egould310:

1. Safety first
2. Stay hydrated

Good water song, Bob. Thanks for playing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:52am PaulRobeson1920:

Water will take you there
Avatar 10:52am Doug in JC:

My reminder to have a glass of water. Stay hydrated everyone
  10:53am scott:

Welcome back, old friend.
  10:55am paul:

Frogs are drowning you out, Bob.
  10:56am dan:

Thanks for coming back Bob.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:56am Corey:

Thanks for the great show Bob and skeleton crew! So nice to have you back Bob. Take care all.
  10:58am Marci:

Beside myself with joy at Bob’s return to this spot! If only the Avant Ghetto kept its spot too -but welcome back, my weekends are now much better
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:58am James in ATL:

Thank you Bob! Great show!
  10:58am Listener Robert:

Yay! Now if we can get Bill Kelly to come back....
  10:58am Listener Bop Monroe:

thnx again Mr. BB!
till next week!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:58am Frank In Queens:

Once again, good to have you back Bob.See you next week!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:58am Uncle Michael:

Thanks, Bob!
Avatar 10:58am duke:

Thanks Bob. Wonderful show!
  10:59am kpx:

When will you be back?
Avatar 11:00am Bob Brainen:

Thanks all, see you next week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:49pm Jim Price:

Glad to have you back on Saturday morning. "Thumbs" up!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:48pm Summer and Michael and Sylvia:

Bob, it is so fucking good to have you back. Deep breath of relief and a ton of love to you. <3
  5:22pm Michael Kramer:

So glad to have you back on the radio Bob.
  1:06pm Scott Miller:

So happy. Saturday mornings have meaning again. I take this as a very good omen. Welcome back!
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