Everybody Plays the Fool
<p>A wide variety of music, connected by a different theme each week. LIVE Mondays at 9PM EST on Radio Free Brooklyn. It may be factual, may be cruel!</p>
Music
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Ep. 189: BBQ
Songs about grilling, picnics, and barbecue.
58 min
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Ep. 188: 4 Year Anniversary
Celebrating 4 years of EPtF with music and guest interviews.
57 min
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Ep. 187: The Autoharp
Songs featuring your favorite instrument... the autoharp!
56 min
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Ep. 186: Worms
Everybody hates me, guess I'll go listen to worm songs.
58 min
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Ep. 185: Brains
Songs about braaaaiiiiins, plus an interview about braaaaiiiiins.
55 min
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Ep. 184: Weed (part 2)
Songs that make you say "I love you Mary Jane!"
58 min
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Ep. 183: Herbie Hancock
Happy 80th birthday, Herbie Hancock!
57 min
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Ep. 182: Tribute to Adam Schlesinger
Music of the brilliant and gone-too-soon musician/songwriter/producer Adam Schlesinger.
58 min
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Ep. 181: Music + Social Distancing
Songs to quarantine by...
59 min
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Ep. 180: Thirty-Six
36 is the magic number.
61 min
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Ep. 179: The Moon
One small step for internet radio...
56 min
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Ep. 178: Super
SUPER!
58 min
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Ep. 177: Music Festivals
Songs about music festivals.
58 min
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Ep. 176: Hats
Songs about hats!
58 min
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Ep. 175: Marvin Gaye
Songs by, about, or sampling the great Marvin Gaye.
57 min
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Ep. 174: Wurlitzer Electric Piano
Lots of songs featuring the Wurlitzer electric piano!
57 min
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Ep. 173: Cats, part 2
Meeee-owwww!
58 min
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Ep. 172: Star Wars
From a radio show far far away...
57 min
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Ep. 171: Songs of 2019
Some tunes to blast in your Cybertruck.
57 min
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EP. 170: Years in Music
Songs that tell you what year it is.
58 min
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Ep. 169: Whistling
Whistle while you twerk.
57 min
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Ep. 168: Dogs
Arf arf!
58 min
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Ep. 167: The Ukulele (with Jim Boggia)
Celebrating the uke, with an interview and live performances from Jim Boggia!
58 min
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Ep. 166: Long Island
[ lawn·gahy·land ]
58 min
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Ep. 165: Track 11s
Eleven eleven, make a wish!
57 min
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Ep. 164: Basketball
Top 5 rappers: Kobe, Shaq, Shumpert, Payton, Kobe again?
58 min
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Ep. 163: Spiders
Creepy, crawly, creepy, crawly, creepycreepy crawlycrawly creepycreepycrawlycrawly
55 min
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Columbus Day Special: PIRATES!
Yarrr. In celebration of the worst holiday of the year, it's a special re-broadcast of a classic ...
59 min
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Ep. 162: Board Games
Songs inspired by Chess, Monopoly, Scrabble, and more...
61 min
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Ep. 161: Mash-Ups, part 2
More mash-ups! Feat. Calvin of RFB's Lush Vibes Radio.
57 min
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Ep. 160: Television
Songs about TV
56 min
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Ep. 159: Marriage
It's what bwings us togethew!
58 min
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Ep. 158: Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
More songs that first appeared on Greatest Hits albums.
58 min
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Ep. 157: Math
"So Y equals R cubed over 3, and if you determine the rate of change in this curve correctly, I think you'll be pleasantly surprised!
58 min
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Ep. 156 - 2006
A look back at the music of 2006. Very nice, I like!
57 min
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Special Episode: Shane and Friends Sing!
Friends of EPtF got together to sing covers of songs that have appeared on the show.
61 min
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Ep. 155: Star Trek
This week's show is all about STAR TREK: songs referencing the franchise, songs by ST cast members, and more!
60 min
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Ep. 154: NRBQ
Celebrating 50 years of the band NRBQ!
54 min
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Ep. 153: The Grateful Dead
A long strange episode about the Dead.
56 min
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Ep. 152: Lord of the Rings
... and MY AXE!
58 min
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Ep. 151: Heat
Songs about heat are so hot right now...
55 min
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Ep. 149: The Best (part 3)
The 3rd annual Foolie Awards, w/ the best of EPtF from the last 50 episodes!
56 min
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Ep. 148: Freedom
In honor of Pride weekend and July 4th, this week's theme is FREEDOM.
59 min
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Ep. 147: Greatest Hits Albums
Songs that 1st appeared on greatest hits compilations.
58 min
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Ep. 146: Mash-Ups
We're going off the rails on a mash-up train!
58 min
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Ep. 145: Harry Nilsson
Songs written or sung by the great Harry Nilsson!
58 min
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Ep. 144: Dinosaurs
Songs about dinosaurs!
58 min
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EPtF 3-YEAR ANNIVERSARY!
Celebrating 3 years of Everybody Plays the Fool!
58 min
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Guest Ep: "808s" with Mike Joseph
Guest host Mike Joseph plays songs w/ 808 drum machines.
58 min
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Guest Ep: "Saxophone" with Amanda
Amanda from Reciprocity Radio guest hosts!
58 min
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Ep. 142: Spring
Songs inspired by Spring!
59 min
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Ep. 141: Hotels
Songs about hotels, motels, and of course... Holiday Inns.
58 min
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Ep. 140: Candy
Songs about candy!
61 min
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Ep. 139: Money
Cash rules everything around me...
52 min
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Ep. 138: Australia
Songs from Australian bands, with special guest Nicolle Bradford!
59 min
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Ep. 137: Fools (pt. 2)
You fools! It's another episode full of songs about fools.
58 min
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Ep. 136: Grandparents
Songs about grandmas, grandpas, grannies, and grandparents of all kinds.
59 min
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Ep. 135: "Irish" names
Artists with "Mac" "Mc" or "O'" in their names.
62 min
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Ep. 134: Nat King Cole
In honor of Nat "King" Cole's 100th birthday, this episode features lots of songs with Nat either...
60 min
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Ep. 133: Chicago
Songs about Chicago, from Chicago, and by Chicago.
59 min
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Ep. 132: Dungeons & Dragons
Songs related to D&D, plus conversation w/ Eryn Levine!
60 min
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Ep. 131: Smokey Robinson
People say he's the life of the party... it's EPtF's tribute to the legendary Smokey Robinson! Th...
29 min
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Ep. 130: ALIENS!
Songs about aliens.
62 min
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Ep. 129: Cold Weather
Brrrrrr...
63 min
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Ep. 128: Muppets
It's the most sensational inspirational celebrational Muppetational episode of EPtF ever!
59 min
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Ep. 127: Amphibians
This week's EPtF is all about amphibians, so you'll hear songs about/featuring frogs, toads, and ...
58 min
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Ep. 126: Allen Toussaint
Tribute to the legendary songwriter/arranger/singer/producer Allen Toussaint.
58 min
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Ep. 125: Countdown to 2019!
We ring in the new year with a countdown from "10cc" to "One," with a mix of pop, hip-hop, countr...
60 min
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Ep. 124: Songs of 2018
Songs that came out in 2018.
62 min
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Ep. 123: Travel
We're taking the show on the road! Songs about travel.
58 min
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Ep. 122: Insects
Buzz buzz buzz buzzzzzzzzzzzz.
57 min
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Ep. 121: Bartenders
They're quick with a joke, or to light up your smoke, but there's someplace that they'd rather be...
57 min
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Ep. 120: Thanksgiving
We're getting in the holiday spirit with lots and lots of "thank you" songs!
58 min
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Ep. 119: Songs about Songwriting
This week's show is full of songs about writing songs.
57 min
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Ep. 118: Questions (part 2)
Another episode of songs that ask questions.
61 min
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Ep. 117: Opera vs. Pop
Songs that use melodies from famous operas.
59 min
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Ep. 116: Reptiles
Thissss week'ssss epissssode issss all about reptiles!
58 min
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Ep. 115: Baseball Teams
Songs and artists that contain MLB team names.
60 min
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Ep. 114: Classical vs. Pop
Lots of songs influenced by classical music.
62 min
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Ep. 113: David Byrne
David Byrne: solo, Talking Heads, covers, and collaborations.
61 min
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Ep. 112: Back to School
This week, we celebrate the three Rs: Rock, Roll, and Rinternet Radio! Special thanks to Rosie...
59 min
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Ep. 111: Jacksons
Michael, Janet, Milt, Freddie, Ms. Jackson (sorry!), Ice Cube, Wanda, and... Cannery?
61 min
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Ep. 110: Aretha Franklin
EPtF pays tribute to Aretha with some of our favorite recordings of hers from throughout her career.
58 min
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Ep. 109: Wine
Songs about WINE!
61 min
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Ep. 108: Goin' Country
Country songs from non-country artists.
60 min
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Ep. 107: Poetry
Songs based on poems, plus special guest Rosie Misdairy (host of RFB's "Brooklyn Conversation").
58 min
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Ep. 106: Tongues
This week, we're talking about oral surgery and playing songs about tongues and mouths! I guess t...
59 min
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Ep. 105: All-Star Bands
Hey now, you're an all-star band.
58 min
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Ep. 104: Robots
Resistance is futile, you must listen to this episode featuring music about robots.
59 min
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Ep. 103: Shoes
Songs about shoes!
59 min
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Ep. 101: Pessimism
The glass is half empty, the worst is yet to come, and it'll probably rain. We're giving in to th...
59 min
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Ep. 99: The Best!
Nothing's gonna ever keep you down, because this week's EPtF is a look back at THE BEST of the la...
59 min
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Ep. 98: Shakespeare
'Tis true, ev'rybody playeth the fool. This week's episode features songs that reference Shakespe...
57 min
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Ep. 97: 1976
This week we travel back in time to celebrate the year of love hangovers, Kiki Dee's overalls, di...
55 min
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Ep. 96: Trains
I think I can, I think I can play a bunch of songs about trains. [Everybody Plays the Fool ai...
58 min
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Ep. 95: Birds
EPtF celebrates International Migratory Bird Day with a bunch of songs about birds, songs with bi...
54 min
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Ep. 94: Duke Ellington
This week's episode celebrates the king of all, Sir Duke, with songs written or performed by Duke...
59 min
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Ep. 93: Trees
Happy Arbor Day! This one's for all the arborists, tree surgeons, arboriculturists, and especial...
58 min
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Ep. 92: Rain
April showers bring another episode of EPtF, with lots of songs about rain. [Everybody Plays t...
58 min
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Ep. 91: Siblings
Songs about brothers, songs about sisters, and songs about brothers AND sisters... plus, we talk ...
61 min