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The Tweedy Show Monday June 7 Episode 182

-- Jeff welcomes the clients to the Tweedy Show.
# animated intro on screen.
-- Jeff dedicates Pieholden Suite to a client for their 60th birthday, but abandons the song because he had trouble with a line and had a case of the giggles along with Susie.
Pieholden Suite (dedicated to a client for their 60th birthday.)
-- Susie & Jeff discuss Dr. Dog retiring from touring, but not recording. 
-- Jeff talks about the Friday night drive-in show. He talks about the clients rushing the stage. He jokes that he was scared. 
Circumcised (new song with lyrics It's Easy Beginning When It's Ending. Spencer on backing vocals.)
-- Susie talks about the clients seeing Peter at the drive-in show. Peter said that the show was "unbelievably spectacular".
-- Jeff gives an update on Sammy at his new job. Sammy built a studio today. 
-- Jeff talks about songwriting. He says that he might record some songs in the future and put them on Substack. Jeff explains Substack to the clients. It's a newsletter platform. He may start one in August. 
-- Jeff & Spencer explain the difference between Substack, Patreon & a blog. 
-- Spencer tells Jeff why he's excited about Jeff starting a Substack. 
Small Town Talk (Bobby Charles cover sung & performed on drums by Spencer.)
High As Hello (w Spencer on drums)
-- Spencer talks about Errol Morris directing The Blisters in a Quaker Oats commercial. 
Don't Let Me Down (The Beatles cover w Spencer on drums & backing vocals.)
-- Jeff & Spencer play a bit of Yes' Roundabout. 
-- Jeff & Spencer play a bit of Led Zeppelin's cover of Dazed & Confused. 
-- Jeff, Susie & Spencer talk about Call The Midwife. This discussion leads to a long chat about childbirth. 
Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover)

 

Sign me up for a Jeff Tweedy Substack! That idea sounds excellent!

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I was asked to fill in as re-capper tonight:

The Tweedy Show Thursday July 10 Episode 183

-Jeff & Basil welcome the clients
- Animated credits
Like I Used To (Sharon Van Etten & Angel Olsen cover with Spencer on drums & backing vocals)
-Where’s Basil?
-Happy birthday Rosie
New Madrid (Spencer on backing vocals)
-Rosie’s age (34) gives Susie anxiety
-Sammy update from camp: Spencer shows photo of Sammy playing with a lamb.
-Jeff shows video of 8-foot long snake he saw in the woods
-Jeff talks about other animals he saw, and talks about seeing a tiny horse pulling a cart
-Jeff talks about how ticks catch on to you
Hold Me Anyway 
-Casey’s mother’s cat decapitated a rabbit
-Jeff talks about someone who had a tick in their eyeball
-Ticks come off the ground, not from trees
-Jeff’s cousins used to play I Don’t Like Spiders & Snakes at family gatherings 
Please Be Wrong (new song with Spencer on backing vocals)
-Susie asks the clients to stop commenting dead animal stories
-Jeff announces the Jeff Tweedy Quick-Change Capo available for order
No Longer A Sweetheart Of Mine (written by Don Reno/Red Smiley/Fred Swift)
San Francisco (Foxygen cover by Casey with Spencer on guitar and backing vocals)
-Jeff recalls that Foxygen didn’t know who he was when they met at Solid Sound
Pittsburgh (song Jeff and Spencer recorded years ago but never released; Spencer on drums)
-Susie mistakes a leaf on the floor with a stinkbug 
-Jeff & Susie talk about Jeff’s parents visiting them in Chicago 
-What is the origin of the phrase “clean as a whistle?”
-Everyone discusses Catdog
-Basil is fascinated by Jeff’s whistling 
Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover with Spencer on backing vocals)
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I'm equally guilty. Haven't been able to keep my days straight all this week. I'm glad I can at least catch it later, thanks Susie Cinnamontoastographer!

Nice job on the recap, Ziggy! :thumbup

 

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13 hours ago, kidsmoke said:

Nice job on the recap, Ziggy! :thumbup

 

 

I agree.  Maybe U2Roolz has been Wally Pipp'd? :D 

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Thank you for filling in, Monty! I appreciate it. Awesome job! As I’m sure you might recall, Please Be Wrong was played once before way back on episode 81. I believe last night was the first time that Jeff us the title. And Pittsburgh does sound familiar. I’d have to listen to that one again with my list of untitled songs in front of me to see if any lyrics match up. 

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The Tweedy Show Monday June 14 Episode 184

-- Jeff & his harmonica welcome the clients to the Tweedy Show.
# animated intro on screen.
Fixture Picture (Aldous Harding cover sung & performed on drums by Spencer. Jeff on backing vocals.)
-- Susie explains the mysterious blue suitcase near the drum set & shows her suitcase collection. 
-- Jeff didn't jump into Lake Michigan with the lake jumper because he was wearing sweatpants. 
Magnetized (w Spencer on drums.)
-- Jeff & Spencer talk about the magnetic conspiracy theories in regards to the Covid vaccine. 
Fake Fur Coat
Norwegian Wood (The Beatles cover sung by Spencer & also on thigh slaps.)
-- Jeff & Susie realize that lychees look like shaved balls. 
-- Jeff reveals that tonight's episode was supposed to take place in Michigan. 
-- Spencer had fun at the SeatGeek drive in show at the beginning of the month. 
I'm Kind Of In Love With You (w Spencer on backing vocals & thigh slaps.)
-- Jeff sings some of Sunloathe w Spencer on thigh slaps. 
Summer Noon (w Spencer on backing vocals & thigh slaps.)
-- Jeff would take on a foot modeling job. 
-- Jeff tells the talking snowman & bullet hole story again. 
Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover sung by Spencer in a "blues" voice.)

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On 6/11/2021 at 2:15 PM, u2roolz said:

Thank you for filling in, Monty! I appreciate it. Awesome job! As I’m sure you might recall, Please Be Wrong was played once before way back on episode 81. I believe last night was the first time that Jeff us the title. And Pittsburgh does sound familiar. I’d have to listen to that one again with my list of untitled songs in front of me to see if any lyrics match up. 

Sorry, just now seeing this. You're very welcome; I'm happy to help. 

 

I actually didn't recall the song when he played it, but I went to enter "Please Be Wrong" on the spreadsheet, I saw that I had it listed as "Please Be Wrong About Me" from before. Likewise, Pittsburgh didn't sound familiar to me, either, but clearly that doesn't mean he hasn't plaid it before.

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On 6/10/2021 at 11:30 PM, TCP said:

I might have, sort of, kind of, forgot it was Thursday. I appreciate the great recap! 

 

On 6/11/2021 at 12:17 AM, kidsmoke said:

I'm equally guilty. Haven't been able to keep my days straight all this week. I'm glad I can at least catch it later, thanks Susie Cinnamontoastographer!

Nice job on the recap, Ziggy! :thumbup

 

 

On 6/11/2021 at 1:59 PM, Chez said:

 

I agree.  Maybe U2Roolz has been Wally Pipp'd? :D 

Thanks everybody.

(I don't know what or who Wally Pipp'd is, but as I said, I'm glad to help when needed.)

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6 hours ago, ZiggyBratwurst said:

 

 

Thanks everybody.

(I don't know what or who Wally Pipp'd is, but as I said, I'm glad to help when needed.)

 

Wally Pipp was the first baseman for New York Yankees.  In 1925 he sat out a game because he had a headache. He was replaced in the line-up that day by a young player named Lou Gehrig.  Gehrig then played 2130 consecutive games for the Yankees - 15 years without missing a game. Wally Pipp took one day off and never got back in the line-up.

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The Tweedy Show Thursday June 17 Episode 185

-- Spencer, Casey & Basil welcome the clients to the Tweedy Show.
# animated intro on screen.
-- Susie mentions that her neighbor, Diana,  knit a Basil doll which Jeff is holding.
Sunloathe (w Spencer on drums. Jeff on electric guitar.)
-- Jeff says happy birthday to John Winston Powell. Happy birthday Joshua. 
Part Of The Union (Strawbs cover sung & performed on drums by Spencer. Jeff on backing vocals. Dedicated to the Tweedy Show Client Union.)
"I Was Such A Clown (It's All Over Now)" (Jeff surprised Susie with this song by The Walter Williams Band. Jeff is unsure of the actual song title because their music is not available. Spencer & Susie on backing vocals.)
-- Susie explains that The Walter Williams Band was a Chicago band in the 70s & 80s that Susie used to manage. 
-- Jeff sings a bit of "I Was Such A Clown".
-- Jeff explains that he's transferring tapes to the computer at The Loft which is where he found a tape of The Walter Williams Band. Jeff & Susie discuss some other songs by them. Susie says that no one in the band is named Walter Williams. 
-- Spencer & Casey sing a bit of Loggins And Messina's Danny's Song. 
Half Asleep (w Spencer on backing vocals & thigh slaps.)
-- Susie mentions that today is the 27th anniversary of O.J. Simpson's white Ford Bronco chase. She mentions that watched the chase at Lounge Ax. 
-- Jeff addresses the cancelled West Coast dates. He says that there were a few that they couldn't rebook. 
Slurf Song (Michael Hurley & The Holy Modal Rounders cover sung by Spencer & Casey.)
-- the Jeff & Dave Grohl "feud" is mentioned again.
Gwendolyn (w Spencer on drums.)
-- Susie explains to Jeff & Spencer that Paul named the song Opaline in the comments which elicits shocked faces from Jeff & Spencer.
Opaline (w Spencer on drums & backing vocals.)
-- Susie reads one of the comments that jokes that an embarrassed Paul is in a slow white Ford Bronco chase on CNN. 
-- Jeff & Spencer play a bit of The Strangeloves' I Want Candy. 
Having Been Is No Way To Be (w Spencer on drums.)
Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover played to the guitar & drum beat of Neu!'s Hallogallo. w Spencer on drums.)
-- happy Father's Day!

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