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The Bottomless Pit With Marshall Crenshaw For February 14

by Marshall Crenshaw
Amoeba Music in Los Angeles

Last August, while I was in California with The Bottle Rockets, I paid a visit one afternoon to Amoeba Music in Hollywood to shop, and to be filmed while shopping. They have a video feature on their website called "What's In My Bag." If you'd like to see a segment of "What's In My Bag" featuring me, watch it here.

I had a super-great time at Amoeba that day, and on tonight's "The Bottomless Pit" at 10, we'll take a listen to all of the records that I bought there, including selections by Sun Ra and The Arkestra, The Staple Singers, Lata Mangeshkar and a good many more.

Vin Scelsa's "Idiot's Delight" For February 14

by WFUV Staff
Brendan Behan with Jackie Gleason

If you were expecting Vin Scelsa to do an easy, Cupid-themed show for St. Valentine's Day, you might be a little disappointed: there might be more Eire than Eros on tonight's "Idiot's Delight"® at 8. But in addition to traipsing briefly through Ireland following the mossy path of playwright and poet Brendan Behan, Vin does come across some love songs (or something close to that) by Nina Simone, Rhiannon Giddens, Bobby Darin, Wishbone Zoe and others.

Question of the Day: How's Your Love Life?

by Corny O'Connell

Happy Valentine's Day from WFUV! So, how is your love life? Can you answer that in song? Express the state of your love life - happy, sad, non-existent - by sharing an appropriate song. We'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

Field Report - "Home (Leave the Lights On)"

Paul Simon - "Something So Right"

Otis Redding - "Mr. Pitiful"

J. Geils Band - "Love Stinks"