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A pennant-winning battery of songland. Ongoing feature: Single File, a half-hour of randomly selected small records with big holes.

A pennant-winning battery of songland. Ongoing feature: Single File, a half-hour of randomly selected small records with big holes.
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East Orange, NJ

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WFMU

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A pennant-winning battery of songland. Ongoing feature: Single File, a half-hour of randomly selected small records with big holes.

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@WFMU

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English

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WFMU P.O. Box 2011 Jersey City, NJ 07303-2011 201-200-9368


Episodes

How I Would Shine from Jan 20, 2020

1/20/2020
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Craven Faults - "Hangingstones" - Erratics & Unconformities ISAN - "Strix Aluco" - Lamenting Machine Masahiro Sugaya - "Future Green" - Horizon Vol. 1 [From 1987] Photonz - "No Body" - Nuit Gary Numan - "Trois Gymnopedies No. 1" - The Pleasure Principle: The First Recordings [From 1979] Tapes And Topographies - "Starfish in the Frost" - Ubiquitous Clouds Bill Fay - "Filled with Wonder Once Again" - Countless Branches Danny Oxenberg, Bear Galvin, and Friends - "Orgonomy Pt. 1" -...

Duration:03:08:07

The Goat's Natural Position from Jan 13, 2020

1/13/2020
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Jacques Wilson and Mort Garson - "I Know You Capricorn" - Signs of the Zodiac: Capricorn [narrators: Nancy Priddy, John Erwin, Michael Bell] Dennis Coffey and The Detroit Guitar Band - "Capricorn's Thing" - single Jacques Wilson and Mort Garson - "Capricorn at Work" - Signs of the Zodiac: Capricorn Unknown Artist - "Sweet Smell of Success" - The Astromusical House of Capricorn Jacques Wilson and Mort Garson - "In Love, Capricorn?" - Signs of the Zodiac: Capricorn Danny Pearson -...

Duration:03:08:37

Radio Activities from Jan 6, 2020

1/6/2020
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The Philadelphia Orchestra - "Claire de Lune" - Debussy's Greatest Hits [from "Suite Bergamasque," 1890] The Wild Irish Roses - "All Tomorrow's Parties" - Full Bloom ["Instrumental Bagpipe Edit"] Mekons - "The Hope and The Anchor" - Natural Smokey Haangala - "Times and Changes" - Aunka Ma Kwacha [From 1977] Dion - "Your Own Backyard" - Recorded Live at The Bitter End August 1971 Trini Lopez - "What Have I Got of My Own" - On the Move Donnie Hathaway - "I Love You More Than You'll...

Duration:03:08:50

Dropping My Cookies from Dec 30, 2019

12/30/2019
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Sebastian Cabot - "It Ain't Me Babe" - Sebastian Cabot, Actor; Bob Dylan, Poet: A Dramatic Reading With Music The Gene Norman Group - "Masters of War" - Dylan Jazz Sebastian Cabot - "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right" - Sebastian Cabot, Actor; Bob Dylan, Poet: A Dramatic Reading with Music Bud Shank and the Folkswingers - "Don't Think Twice" - Folk 'N Flute Sebastian Cabot - "All I Really Want to Do" - Sebastian Cabot, Actor; Bob Dylan, Poet: A Dramatic Reading with Music Claude...

Duration:03:08:31

Like Tippy-Toein' Angels from Dec 23, 2019

12/23/2019
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Set: Gershon Kingsley, R.I.P. Perrey-Kingsley - "Swan's Splashdown" - The In Sound from Way Out! [From 1966] Perrey & Kingsley - "One Note Samba-Spanish Flea" - The Essential Perrey & Kingsley [From 1967] Perrey-Kingsley - "Barnyard in Orbit" - The In Sound from Way Out! [From 1966] Gershon Kingsley and the Moog - "Popcorn" - Music to Moog By Gershon Kingsley's First Moog Quartet - "A.M.-New York" - Popcorn Gershon Kingsley - "Sunset Sound" - Music to Moog By Gershon Kingsley's...

Duration:03:08:23

Someday, Little Children from Dec 16, 2019

12/16/2019
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Oscar the Grouch - "Noise" - The Best of Oscar the Grouch [RIP Carroll Spinney] The Stooges - "L.A. Blues" - Fun House [Oscar's favorite song] Glenn Branca - "Lesson No. 4" - The Third Ascension Lumen Drones - "Droneslag" - Umbra Rhys Chatham - "Guitar Trio, Pt. 2, Brooklyn" - "Guitar Trio Is My Life!" [live in 2007] Susan and Gordon - "Picture a World" - Sesame Street 2 Susan and The Kids - "Someday, Little Children" - Sesame Street 2 The 5th Dimension - "Woyaya" - Living Together,...

Duration:03:08:45

Let's Be Natural from Dec 9, 2019

12/9/2019
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Saariselka - "Horizons" - The Ground Our Sky SUSS - "Sundowner" - High Line Kendra Amalie - "Crop Circle" - Intuition Mariano Rodriguez - "Raga for Dr. Ragtime" - Ten Years Gone: A Tribute to Jack Rose Andrew DR Abbott - "Heaton Wild Woods" - Dead in Chellow Dean Peter Walker - "Rainy Day Raga" - Rainy Day Raga [From 1967] Laura Cantrell - "Trains and Boats and Planes" - Trains and Boats and Planes EP Sally Timms - "Sweetheart Waltz" - Cowboy Sally's Twilight Laments...for Lost...

Duration:02:58:52

Monday Morning Doze from Dec 2, 2019

12/2/2019
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Alice Coltrane - "Paramahansa Lake" - Huntington Ashram Monastery [From 1969] Brandee Younger - "Rama Rama / Hortense" - No Album [live at the Blue Note, 5/21/19] Dorothy Ashby - "Rascallity" - In a Minor Groove [From 1958] Corky Hale - "I Can't Get Started" - Corky Hale [From 1957] Joanna Newsom - "Instrumental 1999" - No Album [From 1999] Mary Lattimore - "Hello from the Edge of the Earth" - Hundreds of Days Harpo Marx - "Guardian Angels" - Harpo Robert Maxwell, His Harp and...

Duration:03:08:18

Songload for Your Eardroves from Nov 25, 2019

11/25/2019
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Sounds of Liberation - "New Horizon" - Sounds of Liberation [From 1971] The Singers and Musicians of Washington High School - "The Ladder" - Spiritual Jazz 6: Vocals [From 1973] Rudy Love & the Love Family - "Hungry Children" - Los Angeles Soul Volume 2: Kent-Modern's Black Music Legacy 1963-1972 [From 1971] Esther Phillips - "Home Is Where the Hatred Is" - Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures Volume 5 [From 1972] Gil Scott-Heron - "The Bottle/Guan Guanco" - Winter in America [bonus cut:...

Duration:03:08:40

Nobody Taught Me How to Love (Singles Going Steady Special) from Oct 14, 2019

10/14/2019
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Cozy Cole - "Christopher Columbus" - single The Electric Indian - "Keem-O-Sabe" - single The 50 Guitars of Tommy Garrett - "Theme for Someone in Love" - single Vincent Bell - "Nikki" - single [R.I.P.] Trombones Unlimited - "Modesty ("Modesty Blaise" Theme)" - single Apollo 100 - "Joy" - single Robert Maxwell, His Harp and Orchestra - "Song of the Nairobi Trio (Solfeggio)" - single [Vocal: The Ray Charles Singers] The Fortune Tellers - "Song of the Nairobi Trio" - single Erroll...

Duration:03:08:29

Big Muddy from May 27, 2019

5/27/2019
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Drugdealer - "You've Got to Be Kidding" - Raw Honey C. Worth - "Uno" - Emilia David Rothenberg - "Viktoria's Dream" - Nightingale Cities Guy Klucevsek - "Passage North - Sylvan Steps" - D:O Radio with Strings: Destination: Out! 2019 Marathon Premium [From 1995] Aaron Martin - "Anticipation of Loss" - A Room Now Empty Tengger - "High" - Spiritual 2 Astrobal - "Le Frisson Ultrasonique" - L'Infini, L'Univers et les Mondes Slow Pulp - "New Media" - Big Day EP Claude Fontaine -...

Duration:03:08:12

Glimpse of Heaven (with Special Guest David Cousins of The Strawbs) from Apr 22, 2019

4/22/2019
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The Turtles - "Earth Anthem (All)" - The Turtles Present the Battle of the Bands Marisa Anderson - "Farther Along" - Traditional and Public Domain Songs [From 2013] C Joynes & the Furlong Bray - "Mali Sajyo" - The Borametz Tree Dominique Cravic et Les Primitifs du Futur - "Dionnette" - Résumé Des Épisodes Précédents [From 1986] Erlend Apneseth Trio with Frode Haltli - "Takle" - Salika, Molika Elias Rahbani - "Dance of Maria" - Mr Bongo Record Club Volume Three [From 1974] Minoru...

Duration:03:08:45

Unreachable Star from Jan 21, 2019

1/21/2019
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Cave - "Beaux" - Allways Moon Duo - "Square of the Sun" - Hexadic III Our Solar System - "Monte Verita" - Origins Worthless - "Black Sheep" - The Cave Trimdon Grange Explosion - "Poor Wayfaring Stranger" - Trimdon Grange Explosion Dean Wareham & Cheval Sombre - "Wayfaring Stranger" - Dean Wareham Vs. Cheval Sombre Anna St. Louis - "Freedom" - If Only There Was a River Wand - "I Will Keep You Up" - Perfume Lowland Hum - "Slow" - Glyphonic Mott the Hoople - "At the Crossroads" -...

Duration:03:08:18

The Story of Joe McGasko (Part 536) from Nov 26, 2018

11/26/2018
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Bobbie Gentry - "Morning Glory" - The Delta Sweete Maxine Funke - "Wake Up Dreaming" - Silk Moe Tucker - "Pale Blue Eyes" - I'm Sticking With You - An Introduction to Moe Tucker [From 1989] Yo La Tengo - "Cornelia and Jane" - Fade Rainy Day - "I'll Keep It with Mine" - Rainy Day Marianne Faithfull - "Counting" - Come and Stay with Me: The UK 45s 1964-1969 [From 1966] Suss - "Wichita" - Ghost Box (Expanded) The Royal Arctic Institute - "The Vorrh" - Accidental Achievement Kiki Pau -...

Duration:03:07:12

Episode from Feb 26, 2018

2/26/2018
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The Three Suns - "The Syncopated Clock" - The Three Suns Present Pop Concert Favorites Al "Jazzbo" Collins - "Jack and the Beanstalk" - Al "Jazzbo" Collins Tells Fairy Tales for Hip Kids Alan Price - "Tappy Tortoise" - The World of Alan Price [From 1968] Rowlf - "Cottleston Pie" - The Muppet Show Van Morrison - "Green" - Hardnose the Highway The Barbara Moore Singers - "The Elf" - Fuzzy Felt Folk MIster Rogers - "I Like to Take My Time" - single Nilsson - "Think About Your Troubles"...

Duration:03:09:06

Episode from Aug 21, 2017

8/21/2017
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Colleen - "Eclipse" - Captain of None Cul de Sac - "The Moon Scolds the Morning Star" - Ecim Skull Eclipses Featuring Mary Lattimore - "Totality Piece" [this is supposed to be played during the actual eclipse, so come back to it later] João Gilberto - "Eclipse" - João Voz e Violao Cat Stevens - "Moonshadow" - Teaser & the Firecat Tony, Caro & John - "Eclipse of the Moon" - All on the First Day [From 1972] Dug Dug's - "Eclipse" - Dug Dug's [From 1971] The Beta Band - "Eclipse" - Hot...

Duration:03:07:24

Episode from Aug 14, 2017

8/14/2017
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Tonto's Expanding Head Band - "Timewhys" - Zero Time Raymond Scott - "Cindy Alternate ("Pop Rock")" - Three Willow Park: Electronic Music From Inner Space, 1961-1971 Raymond Scott - "Cindy Flair Look Rhythm" - Three Willow Park: Electronic Music From Inner Space, 1961-1971 Dick Hyman - "Give it Up or Turn It Loose" - The Age of Electronicus Jean Jacques Perrey - "Barnyard in Orbit" - Jean Jacques Perrey et Son Ondioline Schnauzer Radio Orchestra - "Function Error" - Robot Cocktail...

Duration:03:07:58

Tribute to Jim Price (Fill-in for Jim Price) from Oct 12, 2015

10/12/2015
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Me and Jim Price - "Tribute to Jim Price" [Hi, Jim!] http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/63080

Duration:00:01:18