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frow show, FMU-105

(Detailed playlist, with listening links.)

1. Elf Power – “The Winter Is Coming” – The Winter Is Coming (Sugar Free)
2. The Beach Boys – “Trombone Dixie” – Pet Sounds (reissue) (Capitol)
3. Reigning Sound – “Home For Orphans” – If Christmas Can’t Bring You Home (Sympathy for the Record Industry)
4. Elisa Gabbai – “Winter In Kanada” – You Rang? – Maria’s 2010 WFMU Marathon Premium
5. Christmas – “I Close My Eyes” – Laughing at the Ground EP (Propeller)
6. Olivia Tremor Control – “Holiday Surprise” – Music from the unrealized film script, Dusk at Cubist Castle (Cloud)

7. Chet Atkins – “Snowbird” (RCA)
8. Balde Gonzalez – “Mi Morena” – 15 Early Tejano Classics (Arhoolie)
9. Lee Hazlewood – “She Comes Running” – 13 (Smells Like)
10. Rick Danko – “I’ll Turn To Stone” – Cryin’ Heart Blues (Other Peoples Music)
11. Syl Johnson – “Try Me (45 version)” – Complete Mythology (Numero Group)
12. Van Shipley – “Ghar Ki Murgi” – Bollywood Steel Guitar (Sublime Frequencies)
13. Aias – “Dues Pedres” – A La Piscina (Captured Tracks)
14. Times New Viking – “No Room To Live”
15. Mirrors – “How Could I” – Something That Would Never Do (Violet Times/Hovercraft)
16. Sic Alps – “Cement Surfboard” – Napa Asylum (Drag City)

17. The Bongos feat. Throbbing Gristle – “In The Congo” – Start Swimming (Stiff)
18. The Commonauts – “Missing Link” – New Wave Underground: U.S. Artists 1980-83
19. The Moles – “Europe By Car” – Untune The Sky (Flydaddy)
20. Rob Jo Star Band – “Blood Flower” – Rob Jo Star Band (Pomme)
21. Konrad Boehmer – “Aspekt” – An Anthology of Noise & Electronic Music: First A-Chronology 1921-2001 (Sub Rosa) [feat. tracks from “Running In Place,” WFMU locked groove compilation] 22. – “Kuda Lumping (village possession dance)” – Street Music of Java (Original)
23. Tomoko Sauvage and Gilles Aubry – “Apam Napat” – Apam Napat (Musica Excentrica)
24. Dustin Wong – “Ice Melts Again” – Let It Go cassette (Watercolor)
25. Letta Mbulu – “I Need Your Love” – Letta! (Chisa)

26. Paul Kantner & Jefferson Starship – “Have You Seen the Stars Tonight? > X-M” – Blows Against the Empire (RCA/Legacy)
27. Swell Maps – “Gunboats” – A Trip To Marineville (Rough Trade)
28. Burial Hex – “II” – Hunger (Holidays)
29. Tuluum Shimmering – “Side A” – Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth (Housecraft)
30. Mnemonist Orchestra – “Fragments” – Some Attributes of A Living System (DYS) [feat. Norwegian Language Familiarization Course (Educational Services)] 31. RV Paintings – “Millions” – Samoa Highway (The Helen Scarsdale Agency)
32. Thai Elephant Orchestra – “Heavy Logs” – Thai Elephant Orchestra (Mulatta)
33. The Alps – “Drop In” – Le Voyage (Type)
34. John Wonderling – “Shadows” – Day Breaks (Paramount)
35. The Mountain Goats – “Game Shows Touch Our Lives” – Tallahassee (4AD)
36. Frente! – “Not Given Lightly” – Labour of Love (Mammoth)

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ylt, night 8

Yo La Tengo at Maxwell’s
8 December 2010
*(Hanukkah, night 8)*
The National and Marc Maron opened.
benefit for Transportation Alternatives and City Harvest.

my review via Sound of the City.

Mix disc by Joe Puleo.

(entire set, minus last two songs, with Hamish Kilgour on percussion/guitar)

Night Falls On Hoboken
Eight Days A Week (The Beatles)
Mr. Tough
Gentle Hour (Snapper)
Tired Hippo
Walkin’ My Cat Named Dog (Norma Tanega)
Whatever I Do It’s Right (The Clean)
Sweet Dreams (The Mad Scene)
Sudden Organ
Deeper Into Movies
Nothing To Hide
Blue Line Swinger
Our Way To Fall

I Can’t Stand It Anymore (Velvet Underground) (with Bruce Bennett on guitar)
We Belong Together (Randy Newman)
Love Power (Mel Brooks) (with Gil Divine on guitar)

ylt, night 7

Yo La Tengo at Maxwell’s
7 December 2010
*(Hanukkah, night 7)*
Bonnie Prince Billy & the Cairo Gang and Kristen Schaal & Kurt Braunohler opened.
benefit for Sudanese of Kentucky & Roots of Music

Mix disc by Georgia.

(whole set with Nels Cline on guitar)

I Feel Like Going Home
All the Glitter Is Gone
Swing For Life
Wasn’t Born To Follow (Carole King)
Season of the Shark
The Last Days of Disco
Little Eyes
Black Flowers
Big Day Coming (fast) >
Artificial Heart
Tom Courtenay
Pass the Hatchet, I Think I’m Goodkind

Pet Cemetery (The Ramones)
Sheena Is A Punk Rocker (The Ramones)
Heavenly Arms (Lou Reed) (with Bonnie Prince Billy & the Cairo Gang)

ylt, night 6

Yo La Tengo at Maxwell’s
6 December 2010
*(Hanukkah, night 6)*
Mofungo and Eugene Mirman opened.
benefit for Visionfest, and others TK

Mix disc by Ira.

My Heart’s Reflection
Barnaby, Hardly Working (with Tara Key on guitar)
Styles of the Times (with TK)
Stockholm Syndrome (with TK)
Tears Are In Your Eyes (with Mikael Jorgenson of Wilco on keyboards)
She May Call You Up Tonight (The Left Banke) (with MJ)
Shut Up (The Monks) (with MJ)
Avalon or Someone Very Similar (with MJ)
If It’s True (with MJ)
You Can Have It All (George McCrea) (with MJ)
I Wanna Be Your Lover (Bob Dylan) (with MJ)
Upside Down (with MJ)
This Ain’t the Summer of Love (Blue Oyster Cult) (with MJ)
Little Honda (Beach Boys) (with MJ and audience members)
More Stars Than There Are In Heaven (boogie version) (with MJ)

Red Rubber Ball (Paul Simon)
Do You Remember That? (Amy Rigby) (with Amy Rigby and Wreckless Eric)
I Get Out of Breath (The Turtles) (with AR and WE)
Whole Wide World (with AR and WE)
Nothing (The Fugs) (with TK, MJ, AR, Gil Divine, Mofungo)

frow show, FMU-104

(Detailed playlist, with listening links.)

1. Panabrite – “Fissures” – Sub-Aquatic Meditation (Hobo Cult)
2. Slim Smith – “I Need Your Loving” – Just A Dream (Pama/Trojan)
3. Merle Haggard – “If We Make It Through December” – If We Make It Through December (Capitol)
4. The Good Ones – “Bertilde” – Kigali Y’ Izahabu (Dead Oceans)
5. BVDC III String Band – “Blue Mountain” – Bosavi, Rainforest Music From Papua New Guinea (Smithsonian Folkways)
6. Wooden Wand – “I Made You” – Death Seat (Young God)
7. Hickory Hollow – “Never Happen” (Musitron)
8. Rikki Ililonga – “Love Is So Strange” – Soweto (Rough Trade)
9. Brian Sands – “54321” – Reheated Chocolate Tangos EP (Bizart)
10. Bonzo Dog Band – “I Want To Be With You” (Liberty)

11. Wild Carnation – “The Meadowlands” – Superbus (Lucky Pig)
12. Cloudcraft – “Side B, Track 4” – Cloudcraft (Social Music)
13. Fuzzy – “Blau” – Electronic Music Produced In Aarhus (Odeon)
14. D-Day – “Dust” – Grape Iris (Balcony)
15. Hockenkeit – “To Be Born Drunk and Die Dreaming” – Omu4h 4aholab/400 Boys (Road Cone)
16. Lost Gringos – “Nippon Samba” – Nippon Samba (Ata Tak)
17. Bharat Karki & Party – “Calcutta Calcutta” – International Music (Em)
18. Boswell Sisters – “Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea” – The Boswell Sisters (CSP)

19. Robert Hunter – “Sixth Day” – Flight of Helena (Relix)
20. Annea Lockwood – “excerpts from Early Works, 1967-82” – Early Works, 1967-82 (Em)
21. Jim Altieri – “Three Basses” [via] 22. Rolf Julius – “Music For the Air” – Small Music v. 3: Music For A Small Garden (Mattress Factory) [feat. excerpts from “I Can Hear It Now” by Edward R. Murrow (Columbia) & “Wa-Ohs” by Meredith Monk from “Dolmen Music” (ECM)] 23. Jack Rose – “Now That I’m A Man Full Grown II” – Kensington Blues (VHF)
24. Pigeons – “Only Son” – Si Faustine (olde english spelling bee)

25. Circle – “Kakkone” – Taantumus (Ektro)
26. Date Palms – “Psalm 3” – Of Psalms (Root Strata) [feat. “Hooked on Phonics” tapes found on South 4th Street.] 27. Arlo Guthrie – “Oh, In the Morning” – Running Down the Road (Reprise)

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ylt, night 5

Yo La Tengo at Maxwell’s
5 December 2010
*(Hanukkah, night 5)*
Mission of Burma and Wyatt Cenac opened.
benefit for International Rescue Committee & Partners In Health

Mix disc by James.

(whole set with Bob Weston of Mission of Burma/Shellac/Volcano Sons mixing/looping/dubbing)

Green Arrow
Evanescent Psychic Pez Drop
Flying Lesson (Hot Chicken #1)
The Crying of Lot G
Periodically Double or Triple
The Room Got Heavy
The Empty Pool (Yung Wu)
Pablo and Andrea
Paul Is Dead
Nowhere Is Near
I’m Your Man (Richard Hell)
Drug Test
Double Dare (fast)
Mushroom Cloud of Hiss

Astral Plane (Jonathan Richman) (with Jason Kaufman, WFMU auction winner, on vocals and Roger Miller on organ)
Cover (Volcano Sons) (with Peter Prescott on vocals and Bob Weston on bass)
Ben Wa Baby (Phil Milstein) (with Clint Conley on bass, RM, and PP)
Frenzy (The Fugs) (with CC, RM, PP)
So Tough (Dredd Foole) (with CC, RM, PP)

ylt, night 4

Yo La Tengo at Maxwell’s
4 December 2010
*(Hanukkah, night 4)*
Syl Johnson and Jon Glaser (as ‘Rabbi Attitude’) opened.
benefit for Physician’s Reproductive Choice and Health

Mix disc by the Numero Group.

We’re An American Band
Cone of Silence
She’s My Best Friend (Velvet Underground)
A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You (Neil Diamond)
Beanbag Chair
Winter A Go Go
Here To Fall
I’m On My Way
Decora (quiet)
Sudden Organ
Get Down (Half Life)
Out the Window
Tom Courtenay
The Story of Yo La Tango

Autumn Sweater (with Jon Glaser as ‘Jon’ on vocals)
Ain’t Nothin’ But A House Party (The Show Stoppers) (with Peter Wolf on vocals)
I’ve Had It (The Bell-Notes) (with PW)
Pack Fair and Square (Big Walter Price) (with PW)
My Little Corner of the World (Bob Hilliard, Lee Pockriss) (with Ira’s mom on vocals)

ylt, night 3

Yo La Tengo at Maxwell’s
3 December 2010
*(Hanukkah, night 3)*
Elysian Charter School of Hoboken Chorus, Jeff Tweedy, and Eugene Mirman opened.
benefit for Elysian Charter School of Hoboken.

Elysian Charter School of Hoboken Chorus:
Stockholm Syndrome
Mr. Tough

Mix disc by Brian Turner.

Eight Day Weekend (“Seven Day Weekend” by Doc Pomus, performed by Gary “U.S.” Bonds) (with Jeff Tweedy on guitar and vocals)
From A Motel 6 (with JT)
Jesus Etc. (Wilco) (with JT)
Can’t Forget (with JT)
Chords of Fame (Phil Ochs) (with JT)
The Race Is On Again (with JT)
One Of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later) (Bob Dylan) (with JT)
Shoppin’ For Clothes (Doc Pomus, performed by the Coasters) (with JT)
I Should Have Known Better (with JT)
Tom Courtenay (Georgia version)
Watch Out For Me, Ronnie
Big Day Coming (fast)
Today Is The Day
Nothing To Hide
Pass the Hatchet, I Think I’m Goodkind

Windows Hotel (Alex Chilton)
Strychnine (The Sonics) (with Kid Congo Powers of the Cramps)
Drug Train (The Cramps) (with KCP)
I’m Cramped (The Cramps) (with KCP)
For the Love Of Ivy (Jeffrey Lee Pierce) (with KCP)

ylt, night 2

Yo La Tengo at Maxwell’s
2 December 2010
*(Hanukkah, night 2)*
The Parting Gifts and Jim Gaffigan opened.
benefit for Valerie Fund & Dravet Syndrome Foundation.

Mix disc by Damian Abraham.

Surfin’ With The Shah (The Urinals)
Five-Cornered Drone (Crispy Duck)
Let’s Save Tony Orlando’s House
Periodically Double or Triple
Stockholm Syndrome
Here To Fall
The Weakest Part
The Pain of Pain
The Summer (with Bob Lawton on guitar)
Double Dare (acoustic)
False Alarm
A House Is Not A Motel (Love)
Heroin (Lou Reed, Roky Erickson arrangement)

Rolling Stones Rice Krispies Jingle (Brian Jones) (with the Great Gaylord on vocals, Greg Cartwright of the Parting Gifts on guitar)
Little Red Book (Burt Bacharach) (with GG and GC)
Stop and Think It Over (Greg Cartwright) (with GC and Dave Amels of the Parting Gifts on keyboards)
Heaven Only Knows (Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich) (with GC and DA)
I’ll Keep It With Mine (Bob Dylan)
By The Time It Gets Dark (Sandy Denny)
Griselda (Peter Stampfel)
Pretty In Pink (Psychedelic Furs) (with Glenn Mercer of the Feelies on guitar/vocals)
White Light/White Heat (Velvet Underground) (with GM and Bill Million of the Feelies on guitar)
Fa Ce La (The Feelies) (with GM and BM)
Roadrunner (Jonathan Richman) (with GM and BM)

ylt, night 1

Yo La Tengo at Maxwell’s
1 December 2010
*(Hanukkah, night 1)*
M. Ward and Todd Barry opened.
benefit for NJ Seeds.

Mix disc by Thurston Moore.

One Night With You (Bartholomew, Bartholomew, King, Steiman) (sung as “Eight Nights With You”) (with Gene DiNapoli/ and horns)
Carnival Time (Al Johnson) (sung as “Hanukkah Time”) (with horns)
Mr. Tough (with horns)
Moby Octopad (with horns and M. Ward on guitar)
Magnet (NRBQ) (with MW)
How To Make A Baby Elephant Float (with MW)
Saturday (with MW)
More Stars Than There Are In Heaven
Autumn Sweater
When It’s Dark
Cherry Chapstick
The Story of Jazz
Nothing To Hide
I Heard You Looking (with MW)

Angst In My Pants (Sparks) (Todd Barry on drums)
Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon (Neil Diamond) (with Nash Kato on vocals)
Wear My Ring Around Your Neck (Carroll, Moody, Presley) (with GD and MW)
Burning Love (Linde) (with GD, MW, and NK)