Albums and All That, Starting with the letter F as in Foxtrot, and some that begin with the letter G as in Golf

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The New Seekers [00:34]
"Free to Be You and Me"
Free to Be You and Me
Bell Records BELL 1110 1976
It's true, kids. Sure some adults might not buy it, but just ignore them. They're still recovering from their own childhood.

DEVO [03:50]
"Freedom of Choice"
Freedom of Choice
Warner Bros. Records BSK 3435 1980
You do have freedom of choice. Use it responsibly, please.

Pete Fountain [07:19]
"Bye Bye Blackbird"
French Quarter New Orleans
Coral CRL 757359 1961
It's no Miles, but it'll do.

Steve Kujala [09:50]
"Tutti Flutti"
Fresh Flute
CBS BFM 42097 1986
Ayup, that is some mid-80s smooth jazz.


Deerhoof [14:42]
"Kidz Are So Small"
Friend Opportunity
Tomlab/ATP Recordings tom 90lp/ATPR LP26
Recorded as a trio, after Chris Cohen went his way and before Ed Rodriguez joined forces. Artwork by David Shrigley. There's also a very entertaining unofficial video for this song.

Kurt Dehn und die Mackebacher Blaskapell' [16:45]
"Jetzt Trinkn Mer Bloss Noch Äner"
Fröhlich' Pfalz, Gott Erhalt's
Polydor 46727 1961
Cheers to that.

Matt Munro [19:19]
"From Russia with Love"
From Russia with Love
United Artists UAS 5114 1963
Yes, the same vocalist who would eventually bring us the Love Boat theme. And in case there was any doubt, this is the best James Bond film.

White Mystery [21:51]
"Bad Neptune"
F*** Your Mouth Shut
White Mystery WM117 2017
Mighty fine garage duo from Chicago.


Janis Joplin [26:06]
"Me & Bobby McGee"
Full Tilt Boogie
Columbia KC 30322 1971
Joplin and Canadians the Full Tilt Boogie Band with a mighty fine rendition of the Kris Kristofferson classic, featuring Janis on acoustic guitar.

The Puppets [30:36]
"Theme from 'Funeral in Berlin'"
Funeral in Berlin
RCA Victor LOC-1136 1967
Len Deighton's Harry Palmer returns after being assigned The Ipcress Files for a Funeral in Berlin. The Puppets were a Lancashire band managed by the legendary Joe Meek.

Tom Jones [32:28]
"Detroit City"
Funny Familiar Forgotten Feelings
Parrot PAS 71011 1967
I'm sure there are some Welsh folks in Detroit.

Kowloon Walled City [36:00]
"Paper Houses"
Gambling on the Richter Scale
Gilead Media RELIC81 2017
An excellent translucent clear and black swirl re-release of this 2009 release from these heavy Oakland masters.


Queen [40:11]
"The Game"
The Game
Elektra 5E-513 1980
The killer title track from Queen's multi-platinum outing from 1980. Also the 3rd single from the album, just before they released "Another One Bites the Dust" as a single.

The Gap Band [43:38]
"Party Lights"
The Gap Band II
Mercury SRM-1-3804 1979
The fourth album from The Wilson Brothers and friends.

Thelonius Monk [47:25]
"Monk's Mood"
Genius of Modern Music, Volume Two
Blue Note BLP 1511 1956
Volume two of a classic Monk compilation. This track features Sahib Shihab on alto sax, Robert Paige on Bass, and Art Blakey on drums.

Glen Campbell [50:32]
"Bowling Green"
Gentle on My Mind
Capitol Records ST 2809 1967
Great cover of the Everly Brothers tune. There's also fine rendition by Neko Case & her Boyfriends.


Music behind the DJ: "Wichita Lineman" by Joe Reiser

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