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WPRB Princeton 103.3 FM


Jan 5, 2023 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM


With Lizbot

A tangy mélange of modern classical composition, rock in opposition, and songs of petition on a free-form mission


Paying tribute to the late Alan Rankine of The Associates and the late Anita Pointer of The Pointer Sisters, who both passed away this week, plus other musics!

5:03 PM
The Associates - Bap De La Bap
The Associates Bap De La Bap
Sulk Beggars Banquet 1982
R.I.P. Alan Rankine (May 17th, 1958 – January 3rd, 2023) of The Associates, who passed away this week at the age of 64. Scottish musician and record producer best known as keyboardist and guitarist for rock band the Associates, which he co-founded with lead vocalist Billy Mackenzie in the late 1970s. He also gave Belle & Sebastian their first break, releasing their debut album, Tigermilk, on his Electric Honey label.
5:07 PM
Black Ox Orkestar - Moldovan Zhok
Black Ox Orkestar Moldovan Zhok N
Everything Returns Constellation 2022
Quartet of musicians from Montreal who play European Jewish folk music.Texts are sung in Yiddish.
5:11 PM
Magma - Do Rïn Ïlï Üss
Magma Do Rïn Ïlï Üss N
Kãrtëhl Seventh Records 2022
5:16 PM
The Associates - Club Country
The Associates Club Country
Sulk Beggars Banquet 1982
5:23 PM
Big Joanie - Cactus Tree
Big Joanie Cactus Tree
Back Home Kill Rock Stars 2022
5:23 PM
Kit Sebastian - Hayat
Kit Sebastian Hayat N
Hayat - Single 2022
Multi-instrumentalist duo comprising France and London-based Kit Martin and Istanbul artist and vocalist Merve Erdem.
5:27 PM
Sneaks - I Don't Want It
Sneaks I Don't Want It
The Eva EP Merge 2022
5:28 PM
Horse Lords - Zero Degree Machine
Horse Lords Zero Degree Machine
Comradely Objects RVNG Intl. 2022
Quartet of Andrew Bernstein (saxophone/percussion), Max Eilbacher (bass/electronics), Owen Gardner (guitar), and Sam Haberman (drums) from Baltimore, Maryland. The band plays experimental music with elements of krautrock, post-punk, Appalachian and African musical traditions, polyrhythmia, arcane tunings and modular synthesis. The band uses the just intonation tuning system favored by avantgarde composers La Monte Young and James Tenney, so the musicians are playing hand-modified guitars with repositioned frets, re-tuned and customized by Gardner.
5:36 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------

Lizbot refrigerates herself

5:36 PM
Innovations - Put a Little Away
Innovations Put a Little Away N
Seabird - Single Munster 2022
Peruvian duo from Lima with catchy synth bass-driven songs. This is a new reissue. The original 7" single is from 1977, released on the Peruvian Mag label
5:40 PM
Big Joanie - Taut
Big Joanie Taut
Back Home Kill Rock Stars 2022
British punk trio formed in London in 2013 with Stephanie Phillips (guitar and vocals), Estella Adeyeri (bass guitar and vocals), and Chardine Taylor-Stone (drums and vocals).
5:42 PM
The Pointer Sisters - Yes We Can Can
The Pointer Sisters Yes We Can Can Allen Toussaint
The Pointer Sisters Blue Thumb 1973
Anita Pointer, who passed away this week on December 31st at the age of 74, sang lead vocal on this excellent Allen Toussaint cover from The Pointer Sisters' debut album
5:48 PM
Los Yorks - Esperando
Los Yorks Esperando N
67 Munster 2023
reissue of Peruvian garage/psych band originally released in 1967. Los Yorks came out of the Rímac district of Lima, Peru and were one of Peru's leading rock & roll bands of the 1960s and '70s.
5:50 PM
The Pointer Sisters - Fire
The Pointer Sisters Fire Bruce Springsteen
Energy Planet Records 1978
Anita sang lead vocal on this Springsteen cover that became a big hit for The Pointer Sisters and was released as a single. Record producer Richard Perry had introduced the song to the Pointers by playing them a tape of Bruce Springsteen singing it, causing Anita Pointer to say: "It's too low for me: I guess you want Ruthie to sing it" to which Perry replied: "No – I want you to sing it." Anita later recalled we had had gold albums before but I didn't realize what a difference a gold single made 'cause...that one song [is played] over and over all over the world. ['Fire'] really became a major hit for us and made a total difference in our career."
5:54 PM
The Associates - Nude Spoons
The Associates Nude Spoons
Sulk Beggars Banquet 1982
R.I.P. Associates co-founder and guitarist/keyboardist Alan Rankine
5:58 PM
Magma - Dëhndë
Magma Dëhndë
Kãrtëhl Seventh Records 2022
6:05 PM
Innovations - Seabird
Innovations Seabird N
Seabird - Single Munster 2022
6:08 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------

Lizbot speaks

6:13 PM
The Associates - Green for Grief
The Associates Green for Grief
Double Hipness V2
Billy MacKenzie and Alan Rankine formed The Associates in Dundee, Scotland, in 1976. They released a self-funded 7" of Boys Keep Swinging mere weeks after David Bowie had released his original. This scam got them a publishing deal with Bowie's publishers and a proper record deal. By 1980 they were touring with The Cure and signed to Fiction Records, for whom they recorded The Affectionate Punch. At the turn of the year they relocated to Situation Two and put out a string of singles, later compiled on the album Fourth Drawer Down, recorded using money from major labels who were expecting demos to be produced with their cash. In tandem with their increasing consumption of cocaine and speed, the group's music became increasingly deranged and experimental. John Murphy and Michael Dempsey (ex-The Cure) became official members.
6:18 PM
Ryuichi Sakamoto & David Sylvian - Grains (Sweet Paulownia Wood) - David Sylvian Remodel
Ryuichi Sakamoto & David Sylvian Grains (Sweet Paulownia Wood) - David Sylvian Remodel
A Tribute to Ryuichi Sakamoto - To the Moon and Back Milan 2022
6:24 PM
Joseph Decosimo - The Lost Gander
Joseph Decosimo The Lost Gander N
While You Were Slumbering Sleepy Cat Records 2022
Solo project of American banjo player and fiddle player Joseph Decosimo of the group The Bucking Mules
6:26 PM
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6:26 PM
Weyes Blood - It's Not Just Me, It's Everybody
Weyes Blood It's Not Just Me, It's Everybody Natalie Mering N
And In The Darkness, Hearts Aglow Sub Pop Records 2022
Coming to Union Transfer Feb 28th & March 1st 2023
6:33 PM
Szun Waves - Garden
Szun Waves Garden
Earth Patterns The Leaf Label 2022
British band composed of electronic producer Luke Abbott, Laurence Pike of PVT on drums and Jack Wyllie of Portico Quartet on saxophone. The band combines elements of spiritual and experimental jazz with electronic music.
6:39 PM
Guidall - Jellyfish Sleep
Guidall Jellyfish Sleep
Ursula K Leguins The Lathe of Heaven
6:40 PM
Laura Marling, LUMP & Mike Lindsay - May I Be the Light
Laura Marling, LUMP & Mike Lindsay May I Be the Light Laura Marling
LUMP Dead Oceans 2018
6:45 PM
Alec Holowka - Microfiche
Alec Holowka Microfiche
Night in the Woods (Original Soundtrack, Vol. 2) [Hold onto Anything] Alec Holowka 2017
6:48 PM
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6:52 PM
Angel Olsen - Lark
Angel Olsen Lark Angel Olsen
All Mirrors Jagjaguwar 2019
6:58 PM
Arthur Russell - This Is How We Walk On the Moon
Arthur Russell This Is How We Walk On the Moon
Another Thought The Estate of Arthur Russell 1993
7:04 PM
Yo La Tengo - How Some Jellyfish Are Born
Yo La Tengo How Some Jellyfish Are Born R
The Sounds of the Sounds of Science Egon Records 2003
7:05 PM
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7:11 PM
The Pointer Sisters - Pinball Number Count
The Pointer Sisters Pinball Number Count
Songs from the Street: 35 Years of Music 2003
7:14 PM
The Pointer Sisters - Jump (For My Love)
The Pointer Sisters Jump (For My Love)
Break Out RCA Records Label 1982
7:18 PM
Swing Out Sister - Breakout
Swing Out Sister Breakout
It's Better to Travel Mercury 1987
7:22 PM
Joan Armatrading - Drop the Pilot
Joan Armatrading Drop the Pilot
The Key A&M 1983
7:26 PM
Midnite Snaxxx - No Time to Spend
Midnite Snaxxx No Time to Spend
Typical Girls, Vol. 2 V/A Emotional Response 2017
Punk rock band from Oakland
7:27 PM
XTC - Into The Atom Age
XTC Into The Atom Age
White Music Virgin Records 1978
7:30 PM
Cuasares - Cuasares
Cuasares Cuasares
Afro-Progresivo Pais 1973
Funk/soul from Argentina, led by Waldo Belloso, a pianist/arranger.
7:35 PM
The Comet Is Coming - Blood of the Past (feat. Kae Tempest)
The Comet Is Coming Blood of the Past (feat. Kae Tempest)
Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery Impulse! 2019
7:44 PM
Jessica Henry - The Moon Veiled
Jessica Henry The Moon Veiled Jessica Henry
Grass Roots Record Co. - Family Album V/A GRASS ROOTS RECORD CO 2006
7:47 PM
Dalis Car - Moonlife
Dalis Car Moonlife
The Waking Hour V/A Beggars Banquet 1984
collaboration between Bauhaus' singer Peter Murphy and Japan's Mick Karn
7:52 PM
Stereolab - Space Moth
Stereolab Space Moth
Sound-Dust Duophonic / Warp Records 2001
8:00 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------

Lizbot breaks out the pop and drops the pilot too many pinball number times to count

Chat is archived.
Lizbot (host) 5:00:14 PM
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 5:00:43 PM
Lizbot (host) 5:01:07 PM
Hello Rob! previous show still going!
Lizbot (host) 5:01:32 PM
on now!
Lizbot (host) 5:04:48 PM
@Rob - Is it still ridiculously warm in Maryland? I'm staring out my window at the sunset and it was pretty damn warm in Philly yesterday and today. My dog has been LOVING it, though! She is getting extra-long walks - much longer than the usual hurried, chilly January walks!
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 5:06:53 PM
@Lizbot, heck yeah
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 5:08:46 PM
@Lizbot, it's about 58 in my neighborhood right now. 3-4 degrees colder than 24 hours ago, but still unseasonably warm
Shut Up Wesley 5:10:21 PM
You may experience some soreness and crampin’ in the fingers and wrist, but this will be relieved by practice. 🪕
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 5:11:08 PM
That's nice that Rankine gave B & S their first break. R.I.P.
Shut Up Wesley 5:11:23 PM
Bowed bass violin!
Lizbot (host) 5:11:30 PM
Hey Wesley!
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 5:11:37 PM
(I never investigated The Associates though.) :-(
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 5:11:55 PM
Hello Wesley!
Lizbot (host) 5:12:34 PM
@Rob from Maryland - It was 61 here today! I didn't get to go out and enjoy it though
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ 5:13:18 PM
Lizbot (host) 5:14:43 PM
@Rob from Maryland - I've always loved The Associates and I've always loved Belle & Sebastian and I didn't realize that connection until Stuart Murdoch posted about it in the light of Rankine's death this week! He said originally B&S just had a couple songs, and Rankine said he'd like to release the songs on his Electric Honey label but encouraged them to flesh out a full album first! I always knew Tigermilk was on Electric Honey before Jeepster re-released it, but didn't realize it was Rankine
Lizbot (host) 5:15:02 PM
Hi Dave the Obscure! Of course Magma brought you to the chat! New Magma
Shut Up Wesley 5:15:07 PM
The Magma track is very reminiscent of a Frank Zappa composition. Hi @Rob! Hi @LizBot! 😺
Lizbot (host) 5:15:38 PM
@Wesley - yeah, there's some overlap!
Lizbot (host) 5:16:03 PM
I like this kalimba at the end of the magma track
Bud Burroughs 5:17:10 PM
Hello Lizbot, I wasn't aware of a new Magma record!
Number 6 5:18:56 PM
Greetings to one and all and happy New Year!
Lizbot (host) 5:19:33 PM
Hi Bud! Yeah, it just came out on Dec 16th!
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 5:19:36 PM
@Lizbot, it reached 64.5 degrees in my neighborhood today. While I was at the dentist though. I did take a walk at 8 am though. Still pretty warm for the date.
Lizbot (host) 5:19:48 PM
Hi Number 6! Happy 2023!
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 5:19:53 PM
Hello Dave the Obscure
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 5:20:10 PM
Hi everyone!
Lizbot (host) 5:22:04 PM
@Rob from Maryland - I'm trying to enjoy this crazy unseasonably warm weather, but am still sick with lingering upper respiratory illness, so I kinda felt woozy and a little frustrated to not be taking full advantage of this weather before it gets cold again
Lizbot (host) 5:22:31 PM
@Wesley - Ha! I have to see if I have that old ID in my files
Lizbot (host) 5:23:24 PM
@Wesley - Earl Scruggs' voice alone is a national treasure
Addie 🐍 🐍 Plum 5:32:12 PM
Good evening everyone! I have an important snake update : https://flic.kr/p/2o9XjyU
Lizbot (host) 5:32:57 PM
Hi Addie! OMG!!! I JUST LOL'd hard! I love how he's coming right at us! SUAVE!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ 5:34:16 PM
Good evening, everyone.
Lizbot (host) 5:36:31 PM
Good evening, DTO!
Lizbot (host) 5:42:53 PM
R.I.P. Anita Pointer!
Mary Jones 5:54:02 PM
Hello Lizbot!
Lizbot (host) 6:00:11 PM
Hi Mary! - I started the Cobra episode earlier today but didn't get a chance to finish it yet!
Mary Jones 6:00:44 PM
No worries, it’s a long one.
Lizbot (host) 6:01:32 PM
@Mary - haha, usually I listen in one sitting, but I normally never listen on Thursdays before my show. I was just procrastinating!
Mary Jones 6:02:08 PM
We don’t normally release them early like that—I messed up the AM and PM
Lizbot (host) 6:03:50 PM
@Mary - I'm sure someone has pointed this out by now, but I think the movie Dennis was thinking of was Rhinestone with Stallone and Dolly Parton! I was shouting out Rhinestone! it's Rhinestone! But yeah, supposedly a notoriously bad movie. I never saw the full thing, but I remember it coming on TV once late at night when I was a teen and I feel asleep during it. All I remember is one of them hanging from the ledge of a window, and I might have entirely dreamt that!
Lizbot (host) 6:06:46 PM
@Mary - I think Dennis said Rhinestone Cowboy
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 6:07:20 PM
"seabird fly home" ?!
Lizbot (host) 6:08:20 PM
@rob - haha, this song is made for you! This band is from Peru, so you gotta think of Peruvian seabirds
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 6:10:31 PM
@Lizbot, boobies, pelicans, terns, frigatebirds!
Mary Jones 6:12:40 PM
@Lizbot yep, and Rhinestone needs to go on the list.
Mary Jones 6:13:05 PM
I don’t care how bad it is, I need to see it.
Lizbot (host) 6:17:32 PM
@Mary - I was thinking of that possibility once Dennis reminded me of it! I might have to watch it in full before hearing the pod cover it. I really need to know if one of them hanging out the window of a tall building was a vivid dream or not! I mainly think of 9 to 5 and the over the top tearjerker Steel Magnolias when I think of Dolly in movies. Steel Magnolias introduced me to the red velvet cake - it was armadillo-shaped in the movie! That stuck out to me!
Lizbot (host) 6:17:44 PM
@Mary - Never saw A Smoky Mountain Christmas
Mary Jones 6:20:33 PM
Honestly? Smoky Mt Christmas is good hokey tv movie fun.
Mary Jones 6:21:01 PM
Oh, that’s definitely the first time I saw red velvet cake too!
Lizbot (host) 6:23:21 PM
@Mary - Speaking of Christmas movies, since I was saying in the chat last week that I rewatched Fannie & Alexander for the first time in a couple decades last month, I noticed this time around that the playroom in the cozy christmas-y house (pre-stern step-dad) has a straw gavlebocken/yule goat! I never would've known the significance the first time I saw the movie, but thanks to my fam's obsession with the Gavle Goat, I know do!
Mary Jones 6:24:07 PM
Oh my goodness—I didn’t realize that! I need to rewatch—or maybe watch the 5 hour tv version.
Lizbot (host) 6:25:16 PM
@Mary - Yeah, I gotta dig up the extra long version. I watched the 3-hour one
Brian D 6:25:25 PM
... fangers
Lizbot (host) 6:27:13 PM
Hi Brian D!
Lizbot (host) 6:28:08 PM
@Brian - Sink yr fangers into bangers & mash, then light up some hash
Lizbot (host) 6:29:42 PM
@Brian - Sink yr fangers into bangers & mash, then light up some hash from your hash stash. Be an unabashed dastardly habberdasheredly hash stasher and soak your 'stache in a smoky flash.... okay, I'll stop now
Lee Chandler 6:30:05 PM
This is beautiful. 1st time hearing it.
Brian D 6:31:18 PM
Weyes Blood / Natalie M brings it again.
Lizbot (host) 6:32:35 PM
Hi Lee Chandler! I'm glad you're enjoying it!
Lizbot (host) 6:36:22 PM
I will most likely be giving Weyes Blood tickets away for one of those two shows at a later date, so stay tuned for details in the coming weeks!
Brian D 6:37:59 PM
Did not notice the segue. Nice. Thought it might be one of Weyes Blood's outros ha
Dennisons 6:39:57 PM
Yeah, that’s the stuff! Jellyfish!
Lizbot (host) 6:41:14 PM
@Brian D - Ah good! All according to plan!
Shut Up Wesley 6:42:21 PM
Let’s start with the fingers of the right hand in a basic exercise, starting with the thumb, index, and middle finger, over, and over, and over. 🪕
Lizbot (host) 6:42:31 PM
Hi Dennisons! Jellyfish deserve sleep too. Remember that Yo La Tengo soundtrack album where they scored an oceanography doc? It had a jellyfish track. I should dig that up some time
Lizbot (host) 6:43:48 PM
@Wesley - You love Scruggsing it up, but you are about 5 songs late to post that during that Decosimo banjo track!
Dennisons 6:45:41 PM
Hey Lizbot! I never heard that, YLT seem ideal jellyfish balladeers.
Lizbot (host) 6:46:34 PM
@Dennisons - It's "How Some Jellyfish Are Born" from The Sounds of Science doc
Lizbot (host) 6:47:06 PM
@Dennisons - But let's not forget Dead Milkmen's Jellyfish Heaven from Bucky Fellini!
Lizbot (host) 6:48:24 PM
@Dennisons - YLT usher us into the beginning stages of a jellyfish, then Ursula K LeGuin lulls it to sleep, after which point is expires and Dead Milkmen lead it to Jellyfish Heaven. And that's just SCIENCE.
Brian D 6:49:18 PM
Wesley, it's all about the fangers... fangers
TAndy 6:49:42 PM
Night in the woods 💙💙💙💙💙💙
Brian D 6:49:48 PM
The Great Earl Scruggs Banjo Teaching Station ID of WPRB fame...
Dennisons 6:51:03 PM
Time to build a Jellyfish playlist.
Brian D 6:53:00 PM
Time to build a Jellyfish Reflector
Tyler B 6:53:08 PM
Once heard a song called "joining a fanclub" by a band named jellyfish. They sounded so much like Queen, it was like unheard queen material
Tyler B 6:53:25 PM
It was e
Lizbot (host) 6:53:30 PM
Hi TAndy! Night in the Woods is SO good! I think about that game often and I don't play many console or computer games, but once in a handful of years something comes out that blows me away and that is one of them!
Tyler B 6:53:34 PM
Here, on wprb*
Lizbot (host) 6:53:53 PM
Hi Tyler B! huh...that sounds promising! Queen-sounding bands welcome!
Lizbot (host) 6:55:03 PM
@Dennisons - Time to build a jellyfish. Start with a Jell-O mold...
Lizbot (host) 6:55:37 PM
@Brian - Don't overlook the thumb workin', as well as the fangers!
Brian D 6:55:39 PM
Librarian: Can I help you? Me: Oh... I was actually looking for the Macrofiche. Do you have an observatory, telescope and 100 foot by 100 foot images of this newspaper article that I can view? And a set of those airport stairs... attached to a 1970s truck. Please.
Brian D 6:56:39 PM
All about the thumb when the clahwammer banjer begins to hum Lizbot.
TAndy 6:56:46 PM
Heya Lizbot. I usually play it around this time of year, but I should really play Kentucky Route Zero too at some point. I've been told it's similar in ways, but much more surreal.
Lizbot (host) 6:56:52 PM
@Brian D - Ha! Good band name! Macrofiche!! I think the giant NASA observatory I saw in person at the top of Haleakala in Maui that is surrounded by armed guarded could qualify as a macrofiche!
TAndy 6:57:16 PM
The soundtrack for it makes me feel a sense of dread so I think I'd really like it if I played it!
Lizbot (host) 6:59:44 PM
@TAndy - Oh wow! I have never heard of Kentucky Route Zero, but if it's similar at all, I'm down! I gotta look into it. What system is it for? I have a PS4 and a switch.
Lee Chandler 7:00:06 PM
I prefer a little color with the mimeograph.
Lizbot (host) 7:00:31 PM
@TAndy - Have you ever played the eerie woodsy game Firewatch?? I HIGHLY recommend it. You are just there to prevent forest fires, but I gets more layered than that in a very clever way
TAndy 7:02:28 PM
I still need to play Fire watch too 😔 I'm notoriously slow when it comes to consuming any media
TAndy 7:03:31 PM
Kentucky is out for PC and every platform from the previous console generation, even smartphones somehow hahah
Lizbot (host) 7:03:55 PM
HERE we go! Jellyfish being born. I really scrambled to grab this one
Brian D 7:04:49 PM
*smmmells the damp purple inked mimeograph paper fresh out of the press...
TAndy 7:05:47 PM
I'm pretty sure Daikaiju has a sick surfer rock song that has jellyfish in the title too
Lee Chandler 7:06:56 PM
The jellyfish playlist is taking form.
Brian D 7:09:08 PM
Looks up jellyfish... Webster's says..... "See ctenophore". Looks up ctenophore... Webster's says.... "see jellyfish"
Lizbot (host) 7:12:06 PM
@Lee Chandler - The playlist is as mutable as a jelly
Addie 🐍 🐍 Plum 7:12:38 PM
This is such a jam!
Lizbot (host) 7:12:42 PM
This playlist is brought to you by the Number 6, a jellyfish, Anita Pointer and Alan Rankine
Lizbot (host) 7:12:47 PM
@Addie - TRUTH
Brian D 7:13:19 PM
"Ctnehophore good buddy. We gotta Kojak with a Kodak and a bear in the air. If you got a wiggle wagon, best avoid that Nickle Road.
Number 6 7:13:20 PM
The Pointer Sisters play cosmic pinball.
Lee Chandler 7:13:29 PM
The pinball video was a fav. Also not ashamed to admit I just learned this week the singers were the Pointers.
Brian D 7:13:38 PM
If you have "I Got Six" after this then that would win the radio.
Lizbot (host) 7:14:02 PM
Also, RIP Bob McGrath, O.G. actor/singer of Sesame Street who sang Keep Christmas with You All through the Year on my fav early childhood Christmas special Christmas on Sesame Street from 1978. He died last month
Number 6 7:14:22 PM
Also 6 of 1.
Lizbot (host) 7:14:23 PM
and now on to the 80s Pointers!
Brian D 7:14:27 PM
Bob was like an uncle in a box. Saw him more than other uncles.
Lizbot (host) 7:15:01 PM
This song still gives me chills
Lee Chandler 7:15:11 PM
I was too busy crushing on Oscar & his ‘I love trash’ solo.
Lizbot (host) 7:15:11 PM
Especially that intro and this build
Lizbot (host) 7:15:20 PM
HUGE song of my childhood
Lizbot (host) 7:16:10 PM
And someone deftly set a video of corgis attempting to jump very short hurdles to this song on YouTube about 10 years ago and I still think of it and smile
Brian D 7:16:12 PM
Nine hungry men had six dollars each (aw!) That's 54 bucks But they were out of luck Because 54 bucks won't buy dinner downtown Not for nine Then there were six hungry men They had nine dollars each (yeah!) And they went downtown, and the waiter said, "Sit down!" Oh, it makes a big difference how you spread it around Six time nine is 54, nine times six
Lizbot (host) 7:16:48 PM
@Lee Chandler - I love Oscar's dive off the ice rink and down the stairs!
Lizbot (host) 7:17:22 PM
@Brian D - Bob had such a sweet voice. He also shared a name with family members so felt very familial
Brian D 7:17:35 PM
Schoolhouse Rocks!, Sesame Street, Electric Company and Peanuts/Charlie Brown/Snoopy were my primary educators
Lizbot (host) 7:18:29 PM
These synths full my cold robo-heart, plus that fretless bass at the end!
George Korein 7:20:28 PM
Lizbot (host) 7:20:40 PM
Okay, going FULL BIG sophisticating-pop for a couple songs cuz now I'm in that headspace thanks to 80s Pointer Sisters. I heard a TRULY demented live cover of the Neutron Dance in September, covered by Giggle the Ozone, but alas there is no recording of that
George Korein 7:20:44 PM
Corgis jump for your love https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-I5CGl_wJw
Lizbot (host) 7:20:59 PM
haha, that was SUPPOSED to say "sophisti-pop
Lizbot (host) 7:21:06 PM
Thanks, autocorrect!
Lizbot (host) 7:21:27 PM
@George - Hell YES! Go, corgis, GO!
Lizbot (host) 7:21:43 PM
egregious chord change
George Korein 7:22:26 PM
"sophistipop" just means 80s UK pop
Lizbot (host) 7:22:33 PM
Brian D 7:22:33 PM
See the Sophists pop to the bop
Brian D 7:23:14 PM
*smells the perfume on Joan's freshly pressed mimeograph paper
Brian D 7:23:56 PM
We. Have. Now. Achieved. Full. On. Lizbot. Levels.
Lizbot (host) 7:24:13 PM
@George - there's a little more to it than that, but not much. So many sophisti-pop bands come from Scotland!
Lizbot (host) 7:24:23 PM
@Brian D - haha, I am hyper now
Brian D 7:24:51 PM
THAT is how you lead into a chorus there
Lizbot (host) 7:25:04 PM
Joan Armatrading lives with her wife on the Isle of Mann and is forever a Badass of the Highest Order
Brian D 7:26:17 PM
A once in a while MTV moment Drop The Pilot. When anything went. Just about everybody had a spin across all genres
Lizbot (host) 7:27:11 PM
@Number 6 - True! I was thinking of you during the "6!" in that song!
Brian D 7:27:58 PM
9 of 1. 3/4 of a dozen of another as my uncle says.
Lee Chandler 7:29:46 PM
*snatches mimeograph paper from Brian’s hand. “It should read BADASS of the Highest Order”.
Lizbot (host) 7:31:00 PM
mmm, trilly flutes tickling the airwaves
Brian D 7:31:32 PM
It should have.. but it read "redrO tsehgiH eht fo SSADAB". We had a sub that day
Lizbot (host) 7:31:39 PM
@Brian D - Yeah, the only good version of MTV that ever existed!
Lizbot (host) 7:32:24 PM
@Brian D - I'll take two reams of Armatrading brand scented mimeograph paper, please. I need it for the station's supply cabinet!
Lizbot (host) 7:32:37 PM
slinky time
Brian D 7:33:23 PM
BLOTTO, Joe King Carrasco, Ebn Ozn, Joan Armatrading, Ned and the Slugs, Bow Wow Wow, Kid Creole and the Coconuts....then... Iron Butterfly and Blue Cheer... and then... that era of MTV... never know what comes next.
Lizbot (host) 7:33:31 PM
I don't know if you're still here, TAndy, but I'm making note of that Daikaiju jellyfish track
Number 6 7:33:49 PM
@ Lizbot- The original PBS version of Lathe of Heaven is on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8VRbaVNvSA
Number 6 7:34:13 PM
The movie is a must see.
Brian D 7:34:13 PM
... flies all green and buzzin'...
Brian D 7:34:45 PM
...la tortura nunca se detiene
Brian D 7:35:13 PM
This is also very Richard Wright circa Floyd soundtrack era
Lizbot (host) 7:36:06 PM
@Number 6 - Nice! Gonna have to watch later!
Brian D 7:36:16 PM
Any South American 70s funk soul is like a magnet to me
Number 6 7:36:53 PM
@ Lizbot- The 2002 remake isn't so great.
Brian D 7:37:00 PM
..and then... the bass it dropped
Lizbot (host) 7:37:01 PM
@Brian D - I remember ZZ Top's "TV Dinners" coming on far too often
Brian D 7:37:18 PM
I even like the chicken... if the sauce is not too blue
Brian D 7:38:05 PM
if they only had a video for Master of Sparks with actual footage
Addie 🐍 🐍 Plum 7:38:10 PM
I just freakin love this band. Once listened them for most of a trip between VT and Philly.
Lizbot (host) 7:38:28 PM
@Addie - They're sooo good!
Brian D 7:39:07 PM
Yes and the 21 different videos for Leave It marathon hahaha
Lizbot (host) 7:40:00 PM
@Brian D - The misadventure in that song is straight outta Action Park and that oddball 80s Irish movie my parents took me to, Eat the Peach!
Brian D 7:41:00 PM
Class Action Park! Fun docu I saw last year.
Lizbot (host) 7:41:05 PM
@Brian D - If Eat the Peach is available anywhere, check it out if you don't know that one. Bored Irish guys in the Connacht somewhere build a dome cage to drive a motorcycle upside down in
Brian D 7:41:28 PM
Oh... so in. So in for that one. Sounds great
Lizbot (host) 7:41:38 PM
@Brian D - I saw that. Crazy thing is, one of my closest friends revealed a few years back that her parents' first date was to Action Park!
Brian D 7:42:22 PM
Hey... I dropped the ring in that 50 degree spring fed water pool .. just dive down to find it and it's yours!
Brian D 7:43:33 PM
It had everything, Friday the 13th meets Meatballs meets Rollercoaster or whatever theme park movie. Kids running the asylum.
Lee Chandler 7:43:37 PM
I remember seeing Art of Noise on MTV & losing my 10yr old mind at the weirdo coolness.
Lizbot (host) 7:44:00 PM
@Brian D - Ha! The bizarre union of a Connecticut librarian and an electrician from Long Island...trying to make small talk amongst the unruly drunk teens daring each other to fly off the alpine slide track
Brian D 7:44:07 PM
Golden Earring Twilight Zone was a weird video.
Lee Chandler 7:45:05 PM
Flying off the alpine slide track was optional?
Brian D 7:45:24 PM
We charge extra for that
Lizbot (host) 7:46:40 PM
@Lee - I believe someone in the doc Class Action Park said they saw a severed finger alongside that track
Lizbot (host) 7:47:13 PM
@Brian D - I don't remember the Golden Earring video, but I'm gonna have to look that one up tonight
Brian D 7:47:31 PM
Donal Lunny and Paul Brady do the music for Eat the Peach! Sold and Sold again!
Lizbot (host) 7:47:48 PM
Lizbot (host) 7:48:03 PM
Total Goo Assault
Lizbot (host) 7:48:22 PM
Not unlike an army of jellyfish
Brian D 7:49:56 PM
Looks like this may be the entire film... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDYHjG5Tnds
richard lyons 7:50:01 PM
Thanks for the great show, Lizbot! 😁
Brian D 7:51:15 PM
Maxfield Parrish art
Lee Chandler 7:52:42 PM
Haven’t watched it yet, but will soon! When you left Action park, you wore your scrapes like you slid into third base on the red dirt field while wearing shorts as a badge of honor. And surviving.
Lizbot (host) 7:53:32 PM
@BRian D - Yup, my dad was into Parrish and had some prints on the wall so Dali's Car album cover was instantly recognizable where I got into the waking hour
Lizbot (host) 7:53:47 PM
Thanks for listening, Richard Lyons!
Brian D 7:55:07 PM
Lee: with the dark orange/red Betadine stains on the wounds from the nurse
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 7:55:33 PM
Thanks for the music tonight, Lizbot. Stay warm & stay cool and catch you next time!
Brian D 7:56:13 PM
The dark orange badge of courage that screams "hey look at that injured kid"
Lizbot (host) 7:56:37 PM
@Lee Chandler / Brian D / et.al. - I had scary enough experiences at the old original Great Adventure! That place was NOT well run! My mom's pocketbook was stolen in the haunted house there by one of the employees, who then slunk back into the darkness! Sadly, the haunted house burned down the next day and there were casualties
Number 6 7:56:39 PM
Thanx for another wunnerful show, BCNU!
Lee Chandler 7:57:08 PM
Ha! Thx for the musical goodness! Seems like a very convenient fire..
Lizbot (host) 7:57:12 PM
Also at the original Great Adventure, the salt n pepper ride capsule came loose and a guy fell out to his death
Brian D 7:57:24 PM
Ya I heard stories about Great Adventure and other parks, safety records etc. Oh well... ye takes ye chances and ye....
Brian D 7:57:45 PM
O sorry did not see the salt and pepper comment.
Lizbot (host) 7:58:36 PM
My main positive memory of Great Adventure is my mom cheaping out on buying the overpriced fried greasy food there, so she had us eat pb sandwiches in the hot car in the parking lot and my older brother leaned back, thinking the door was closed, and fell right out of the car!
Brian D 7:58:38 PM
Great show Lizbot!
Lizbot (host) 7:58:52 PM
Thx, Brian D!
Brian D 7:59:05 PM
Remember save your soda cans to get a discount at the gate....
Shut Up Wesley 7:59:22 PM
Stay mutual, @Number 6! BCNU!
Lizbot (host) 7:59:31 PM
I'm on TOMORROW subbing from 3-5 PM!
TAndy 7:59:44 PM
Thank you, Lizbot!
Shut Up Wesley 7:59:50 PM
Nice to hear XTC!! ♥️
Brian D 7:59:55 PM
The Feeling is Mutual, Omaha, it is indeed a wild wild kingdom....
Lizbot (host) 8:01:01 PM
oooh, this sounds like William Onyeabor
Lizbot (host) 8:01:18 PM
Thx, TAndy!
Lizbot (host) 8:01:42 PM
Thx, Bri! Thanks everyone! Tune in for a BONUS Lizbot show tomorrow from 3-5 PM!
Lizbot (host) 8:02:48 PM
oh yeah, Arman Doley! I knew I had this song!
Shut Up Wesley 8:03:08 PM
Good evening, all! Always remember, you may experience cramping in your wrist and fingers, but practice will overcome this. 🪕
Lizbot (host) 8:03:52 PM
I'm gonna go sink my fangs in some chicken fangers for dinner right now