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December 27, 2008 Options
Top Best Great of 2008, Part 1
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Options The Cherry Blossom Clinic with hostess Terre T

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Note: The music bed between sets is the william orbit remix of pierre henry's "psyche rock" taken from the 1997 album metamorphose -- messe pour le temps present featuring the music of pierre henry and michel colombier (FFRR/polygram 4562942).

The last column may have tons or NO info depending on how reliable my notes are. (I write up the set list as I play it)
Artist Title Album, Label, Format, Year, Notes Approx. start time
THE MOVE  Cherry Blossom Clinic Revisited   Options Shazam. Repertoire. CD. (1998) originally 1970 0:00:00 )  
THE COUNT FIVE  Declaration of Independance   Options Psychotic Reaction: The Complete Count Five. Performance. CD. (1994) originally from 1967 single. Sean Byrne R.I.P. 0:07:38 )  
THE COUNT FIVE  Merry Go Round   Options Psychotic Reaction: The Complete Count Five. Performance. CD. (1994) originally 1967 single 0:09:43 )  
THE COUNT FIVE  Double Decker Bus   Options Psychotic Reaction: The Complete Count Five. Performance. CD. (1994) originally 1966 0:12:03 )  
THE COUNT FIVE  Teeny Bopper, Teeny Bopper   Options Psychotic Revelations. Big Beat. CD. (2003) originally 1967 single 0:14:12 )  
THE COUNT FIVE  Psychotic Reaction   Options Pyschotic Revelations. Big Beat. CD. (2003) unreleased unedited version! note that strange ending! 0:16:25 )  

Top Best Great Compilations of 2008  

IRON CLAW  Lightning   Options VA: Downer-Rock Genocide. Audio Archive. CD. (2000) originally 1971 0:28:09 )  
THE INSOMNIACS  i wanna feel something now   Options va: vindicated! a tribute to the fleshtones. Dirty Water. CD. (2007) originally cut by Fleshtones -- off their "More Than Skin Deep" LP (1998) 0:31:43 )  
MIKE QUINN & THE BREADCRUMBS  Fairy Cakes for Tea   Options VA: Fairy Cakes For Tea: Fairy Tales Can Come True Vol. 2. Psychic Circle. CD. (2008) originally 1968. Group was formerly Sean Buckley and the Breadcrumbs 0:34:29 )  
HALF-LIFE  Get Down   Options va: a-square (of course): the story of Michigan's legendary A-Square Records. Big Beat. CD. (2008) from 1970, but unreleased at the time. Note the slight variation of the Black Sabbath "Paranoid" riff in full use. 0:36:49 )  
BETTY LAVETTE  What Condition My Condition Is In   Options VA: Trikont 33 Eindrittel. Indigo. CD. (2008) 0:39:27 )  
DIZZY JONES  I Don't Care   Options VA: The Godfather's R&B: James Brown Productions 1962-1967. BGP. CD. (2008) originally 1965. 0:41:28 )  
JAMES TAMLIN  Is There Time   Options VA: Breaking Point: 20 Hard-Edged Beat Diamonds. Psychic Circle. CD. (2008) from 1965 on Columbia. 0:43:58 )  
CONTACT  Someone Like You   Options VA: messthetics #106 comp. the manchester musicians collective 1977-1982. Hyped2Death. CD. (2008) from 1979 0:46:33 )  
THE MONOCHROME SET  Eine Symphonie Des Grauens   Options va: pillows & prayers: cherry red rarities, 1981-84. Cherry Red. Boxed set. (2008) From disc 1 of the 4-CD box set. 0:49:13 )  
THE SHAGGS  Don't Press Your Luck   Options Don't Press Your Luck: The In Sound of 60s Connecticut. Sundazed. CD. (2008) from 1966. 0:51:33 )  
THE BLUE AND THE GRAY  Don't Send Me No Flowers   Options VA: Lost Souls: Garage & Psychedelic Rock 'n' Roll from Arkansas 1965-1971. Psych of South. CD. (2007) better known by The Breakers 0:53:27 )  
GUY SKORNIK  Des Arbres de Fer   Options VA: Wizzz! Vol 2- Psychorama Francais 1966-70. Born Bad. CD. (2008) 0:55:34 )  
FIRE AND ICE  Music Man   Options va: Le beat bespoke 3. Circle. (2008) 1:14:42 )  
TOURS  language school   Options VA: Perfect Unpop: Peel Show Hits and Long-Lost Lo-Fi Favourites Vol.1 - 1976-1980. Cherry Red. CD. (2008) 1:17:11 )  
VIBRATORS  Whips and Furs   Options VA: Perfect Unpop: Peel Show Hits and Long-Lost Lo-Fi Favourites Vol.1 - 1976-1980. Cherry Red Records. CD. (2008) 1:19:27 )  
CARGOE  Feel Alright   Options va: thank you friends: the ardent records story. Big Beat. CD. (2008) from 1972 1:21:28 )  
THE GOLDEN DAWN  My Time   Options VA: Never Ever Land: 83 Texan Nuggets from International Artists Records 1965-70. Charly. Boxed set. (2008) from the 1967 LP "Power Plant". 1:24:07 )  
THE 13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS  60-second radio spot   Options VA: Never Ever Land: 83 Texan Nuggets from International Artists Records 1965-70. Charly. Boxed set. (2008) spot for 1968's "Bull of the Woods" LP 1:28:28 )  

Top Best Great Reissues and Collections of 2008  

PIPER  Drop By and Stay   Options Piper / Can't Wait. American Beat. CD. (2008) The two LPs on one CD. Billy Squier's first "known" band. 1:44:59 )  
THE MOHAWKS  The Champ   Options The Champ!. Vampisoul. CD. (2008) from 1968 1:48:13 )  
THE VICTIMS  What I Want   Options Real Wild Child. Golden Disc. CD. (2008) from 1979. 1:50:40 )  
BLITZ  We Are the Boys   Options Voice of A Generation. Anagram. CD. (2008) from 1982 1:52:37 )  
JAY REATARD  Feeling Blank Again   Options Singles 06-07. In The Red. CD. (2008) 1:54:55 )  
PERFORMING FERRETS  Howler Monkey   Options No One Told Us ('78-82). Hyped 2 Death. CD. (2008) 1:56:23 )  
DEEP WOUND  lou's anxiety song   Options Almost Complete. Baked Goods. CD. (2007) pre-Dinosaur Jr. Lou Barlow and Jay Mascis 1:58:54 )  
THE FRIGGS  Cheatin' Song   Options Today Is Tomorrow's Yesterday (Singles and Unreleased Songs). Apex East. CD. (2008) unreleased demo from 1992. 2:00:29 )  
BLUE ASH  Dusty Old Fairgrounds   Options No More No Less. Collectors' Choice. CD. (2008) from 1973. 2:03:40 )  
THE DETROIT COBRAS  Slum Lord   Options The Original Recordings / Singles and Unreleased 1995-1997. Munster. CD. (2008) 2:05:59 )  
CLINIC  Magic Boots   Options Funf. Domino. CD. (2008) 2:08:13 )  
THE CLASH  Career Opportunities   Options Live at Shea Stadium. Epic. CD. (2008) from October 1982 2:09:50 )  
THE CHANTS R&B  I Want Her   Options Chants R & B. Norton. Vinyl. (2008) from New Zealand, 1966. Side 1 features studio cuts; Side 2 is live. 2:11:54 )  
ERIC BURDON & THE ANIMALS  San Franciscan Nights   Options Winds of Change. Rev-Ola. CD. (2008) from 1967 -- the single mix. 2:15:46 )  
THE BAGS  we will bury you   Options all bagged up: the collected works 1977-80. Artifix. Vinyl. (2008) 2:31:32 )  
THE NERVES  Paper Dolls   Options one way ticket. Alive. CD. (2008) from 1977, featuring Peter Case (later of the Plimsouls) and Paul Collins (later of the Paul Collins' Beat). 2:33:30 )  
BIG DIPPER  Faith Healer   Options SuperCluster: the Big Dipper Anthology. merge. Boxed set. (2008) 3-CD set -- "Boo-Boo / Heavens", "Craps", and "Very Loud Array" (a collection of unreleased tracks). This cut is from "Boo-Boo". 2:35:48 )  
BIG DIPPER  Edith   Options SuperCluster: the Big Dipper Anthology. merge. CD. (2008) from "Very Loud Array" -- the third CD of the 3-CD set 2:39:03 )  
MUDHONEY  Touch Me I'm Sick   Options Superfuzz Bigmuff Deluxe Edition. Sub Pop. CD. (2008) Disc 1 is original LP with bonus tracks. Disc 2 is live in Berlin and on KCSB in California 2:42:16 )  
THE REPLACEMENTS  Stuck in the Middle   Options Stink. rhino. CD. (2008) original LP reissued/remastered plus bonus tracks 2:53:42 )  
THE REPLACEMENTS  Dont Turn Me Down   Options Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Trash. rhino. CD. (2008) unreleased demo version! Reissued/remastered with tons of bonus tracks! 2:55:31 )  

Listener comments!

  Sat. 12/27/08 3:21pm Topkat:

Hey Terre, thanks for a great year of top notch radio fun.All the best to you and yours in the coming year.
Did you ever "re" locate the Mystaken (band from Au.) cd's I sent your way a while back?
  Sat. 12/27/08 3:28pm Mark Watkins:

Happy New Year Terre! from ye olde England, Mark
  Sat. 12/27/08 3:37pm frenchee:

Hi Terre T, hi Mike Sinformational Note,
You sound fabulous together: Rock-n-roll stand-up.
  Sat. 12/27/08 3:37pm ken in denver:

Hi Terre,

Downer Rock Genocide? And happy holidays to all!

Actually, Psychotic Reaction is one of the few touchstones I'm still not sick of. Nice to hear the other version!
  Sat. 12/27/08 4:08pm Joe R:

Hi Terre-
Bring back Mimi! I remember that show of a couple years back and it was terrific. The two of you clicked and the music was great.
  Sat. 12/27/08 4:11pm C.J.:

  Sat. 12/27/08 4:12pm Stu R:

I'm enjoying a 16 oz. can of Colt 45 courtesy of Mike Sin.
  Sat. 12/27/08 4:14pm the Illuminated Void:

tim from phillly.
  Sat. 12/27/08 4:15pm Joe R:

I think a fairy cake is a Brit term for a cupcake.
  Sat. 12/27/08 4:16pm tombom:

yeah, that's basically what it is. and i was bought up to always call them fairy lights :i
  Sat. 12/27/08 4:18pm frenchee:

are fairy lights the same as bubble lights? Move those fairy cakes a little faster, sweetcheeks!
  Sat. 12/27/08 4:19pm the Illuminated Void:

i have seen faires
  Sat. 12/27/08 5:30pm whiskered lady:

what year was the shea concert?
  Sat. 12/27/08 5:36pm Joe Bummer:

Shea was 1982, opening for the who
  Sat. 12/27/08 5:44pm Glenn L:

The Who's 1982 "Farewell" tour.
Both The Clash and Shea Stadium are now
gone, yet The Who are still around.
...funny how those things happen.
  Sat. 12/27/08 5:58pm whiskered lady:

to say that the who are still around today, no less then is sketchy at best considering their drummer had already been dead for 4 years. but i would still have paid to see them at that point in time.
  Sat. 12/27/08 6:00pm Joe Steele:

The Who that I would have paid to see ceased to be in 1978.
  Sat. 12/27/08 6:00pm Topkat:

Terre, I'm with ya on the 'Mats reissues...me being from Mlps.
  Sat. 12/27/08 6:02pm Topkat:

...MPLS that is
  Tue. 12/30/08 6:25am matteo:

great, thank happy new year terre
  Wed. 12/31/08 9:25am Jim Nash:

Get Down by Half-Life was recorded before Black Sabbath wrote Paranoid. For more info see halflifeband.com.
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