Options The Evan "Funk" Davies Show: Playlist from October 29, 2006 Options

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Every show starts with a cut from the ‘70s: Rediscovering the forgotten rockers, revisiting the once-hated disco beats, replaying the power-pop favorites. Next: copious amounts of new releases and occasional live bands. Also: I’m the biggest Nick Gilder fan on WFMU.

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Options October 29, 2006: fill-in for Glen Jones: Mayhem on a Sunday Afternoon (classic postpunk, punk and powerpop!)
For today's show (as well as a couple of shows like this that i did in 2004 and these others from April and June) I went through my record collection and pulled out a bunch of favorites from my days as a DJ on WNYU's New Afternoon Show. Usually I mix in a lot of new and somewhat different stuff during my shows (as you'll see if you scan my other playlists), but these shows were devoted to the late 70s and early 80s.
I'm pointing this out so you don't tune in to future shows expecting them to be like this one! But if you like this music then maybe you'll like the other stuff I like now too.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Approx. start time
pigbag  papa's got a brand new pigbag   Options 12"  stiff  1981    0:00:00 (Real)
higsons  conspiracy   Options 7"  waap      0:02:17 (Real)
brian brain  jive jive   Options 7"  secret      0:05:15 (Real)
classix nouveaux  guilty   Options 12"  liberty  1981    0:08:56 (Real)
999  boys in the gang   Options biggest prize in sport  polydor  1980    0:12:32 (Real)
kleenex  ain't you   Options 7"  rough trade  1978    0:15:21 (Real)
heaven 17  i'm your money   Options 7"  virgin  1981    0:18:11 (Real)
the fall  totally wired   Options         0:21:52 (Real)
au pairs  it's obvious   Options 7"  human  1980    0:25:43 (Real)
bush tetras  can't be funky   Options rituals 12" ep  stiff  1981    0:30:46 (Real)
fingerprintz  dancing with myself   Options 7"  virgin  1979    0:36:18 (Real)
department s  going left right   Options         0:39:15 (Real)
the tourists  it doesn't have to be this way   Options reality effect  epic  1979    0:43:54 (Real)
sparks  i predict   Options angst in my pants  atlantic  1982    0:47:13 (Real)
human league  hard times   Options 7"  virgin  1981    0:50:19 (Real)
only ones  another girl, another planet   Options special view  epic  1979  for Greg in Saten Island  0:55:13 (Real)
spizzenergi  where's captain kirk?   Options 7"  rough trade  1979    0:57:52 (Real)
wanderers  ready to snap   Options only lovers left alive  polydor uk  1981    1:00:35 (Real)
kimberley rew  my baby does her hairdo long   Options bible of bop        1:03:43 (Real)
splodgenessabounds  simon templar   Options 7"  deram      1:06:40 (Real)
medium medium  hungry so angry   Options         1:09:09 (Real)
manicured noise  faith   Options 7"  pre  1979    1:13:26 (Real)
shake shake  shake shake   Options 7"  compact  1981    1:16:35 (Real)
endgames  we feel good (future's looking fine)   Options 7"  mercury  1982    1:19:40 (Real)
haircut 100  favourite shirts (boy meets girl)   Options pelican west  arista  1982    1:23:14 (Real)
wah! heat  seven minutes to midnight   Options 7"  inevitable  1980    1:28:03 (Real)
buzzcocks  strange thing   Options 7"  irs  1980    1:31:22 (Real)
chords  something's missing   Options so far away  polydor  1980    1:37:03 (Real)
new math  they walk among you   Options they walk among you 12" ep  415      1:38:36 (Real)
dB's  cycles per second   Options 7"  albion  1981  b side of Judy; for Reed in Rockaway NJ  1:42:25 (Real)
patrick d. martin  computer datin'   Options s/t ep  irs  1981  i would just like to call your attention to the fact that this is a song all about computer dating that was written in 1981!!  1:45:18 (Real)
mi-sex  computer games   Options 7"  epic  1979    1:49:01 (Real)
tubeway army  do you need the service   Options 7"  beggar's banquet  1979  flip of Down In The Park  1:53:14 (Real)
polyrock  romantic me   Options 7"  rca      1:57:17 (Real)
orange juice  simply thrilled honey   Options 7"  postcard    by request for Cal  2:00:16 (Real)
ultravox  sleepwalk   Options vienna  chrysalis  1980    2:03:57 (Real)
robyn hitchcock  brenda's iron sledge   Options black snake diamond role  armageddon  1981    2:06:45 (Real)
revillos  rev up   Options rev up  snatzo  1981    2:09:26 (Real)
svt  heart of stone   Options va-declaration of independents  stiff  1981    2:12:05 (Real)
tom robinson band  2-4-6-8 motorway   Options 7"  emi  1977    2:15:55 (Real)
the frankies  yo yo   Options 7"  human  1981    2:18:28 (Real)
secret affair  do you know   Options business as usual  arista  1982    2:20:49 (Real)
swinging laurels  peace of mind   Options 7"  albion  1981    2:24:45 (Real)
orchestral manoeuvres in the dark  messages   Options 7"  dindisc  1980    2:28:49 (Real)
revelons  the way (you touch my hand)   Options anthology  sepia tone  1979  by request for Michael in PA; included on last year's revelons anthology cd  2:32:21 (Real)
del montes  tous les soirs   Options 7"  rational  1980    2:35:53 (Real)
cyclones  you're so cool   Options 7"  little ricky  1981    2:38:39 (Real)
music for pleasure  fuel to the fire   Options 7"  rage  1981    2:42:13 (Real)
soul  tribes   Options 7"  cherry red  1981    2:44:49 (Real)
simple minds  i travel   Options themes from great cities collection  stiff  1980    2:48:32 (Real)
fleshtones  all around the world   Options 7"  irs      2:51:48 (Real)
4 be 2  all of the lads   Options 12"        2:56:37 (Real)

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