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August 1, 2009 Options
A Midsummer's Day Scene!
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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 (NR = New Release) Approx. start time
THE MOVE  Cherry Blossom Clinic Revisited   Options Shazam!. Repertoire. CD. (1998) from 1970. 0:00:00 )  
ERAZERHEAD  summertime now   Options va - flickknife records punk collection. Anagram. CD. (1995) from 1984 0:07:26 )  
THE UNDERTONES  here comes the summer   Options The Undertones. Rykodisc. CD. (1990) from 1979 0:09:31 )  
MEDIA  back on the beach again   Options VA - England Belongs To Me: 77-82 British Punk Rock. 77 Records. LP. from 1980 0:11:16 )  
THE NAZZ  wildwood blues   Options open our eyes: the anthology. Sanctuary. CD box set. (2002) from 1968. featuring todd rundgren 0:13:55 )  
JOHN'S CHILDREN  a midsummer's night scene   Options VA - Nuggets II: Original Artyfacts from the British Empire and Beyond 1964-1969. Rhino. Boxed set. (2001) from 1967. featuring mark bolan (later of t. rex) 0:18:31 )  
THE MISUNDERSTOOD  children of the sun   Options Before The Dream Faded. Cherry Red. CD. (1992) from 1968. 0:20:46 )  
SHARON TANDY  Daughter Of The Sun   Options You Gotta Believe... It's Sharon Tandy. Big Beat. CD. (2004) from 1968 0:24:36 )  
LARRY & THE LOAFERS  let's go the beach   Options VA - Hang It Out To Dry: 27 roughneck rompers. satan. CD. (1994) from 1966. 0:28:07 )  
HÜSKER DÜ  Sunshine Superman   Options everything falls apart and more. rhino. CD. (1993) from 1982. cover of a Donovan song! 0:30:47 )  
RADIO BIRDMAN  Aloha Steve & Danno   Options The Essential (1974-1978). sub pop. CD. (2001) from 1977. 0:32:36 )  
AGENT ORANGE  Miserlou   Options Living In Darkness. Posh Boy. LP. (1981) cover of the Dick Dale classic! 0:36:26 )  
THE BEATHOVENS  summer sun   Options VA - Searchin' for Shakes: Swedish Beat 1965-1968. amigo. CD. (1999) from 1966 0:38:22 )  
 
Music behind DJ:
SIR FINKS 
ugly surfer   Options tres mexicanos del sur de texas. Get Hip. CD. (2008) 0:40:49 )  
TY SEGALL  can't talk   Options lemons. goner. CD. -NR 0:52:06 )  
THE A-BONES  shallow grave   Options not now!. Norton. CD. -NR 0:54:09 )  
RADIO CITY  Don't Mistake Love   Options Radio City. Radio Heartbeat. LP. from 1980. New York City power pop! -NR 0:57:42 )  
DOUG GILLARD  Time Is Nigh   Options call from restricted. 347. CD. -NR 1:00:37 )  
 
Music behind DJ:
SIR FINKS 
ugly surfer (and more)   Options tres mexicanos del sur de texas. Get Hip. CD. (2008) 1:04:23 )  
MC5  Sister Ann   Options High Time. Atlantic. LP. (1971) 1:15:23 )  
LOLLIPOP SHOPPE  Mr. Madison Avenue   Options VA - Filling the Gap. Past & Present. Boxed set. this cut is from 1967 and recorded for the soundtrack to the movie "Angels From Hell" before securing a record contract with Uni. 1:21:30 )  
BLACK FIRE  do it   Options va- clap your hands and stamp your feet: 24 nederglam tracks from the early '70s. Excelsior. CD. -NR 1:24:30 )  
THE NEW YORK LOOSE  chatterbox   Options va - born to lose: a tribute to Johnny Thunders. Skykrebs Records Limited. CD box set. check out skykrebsrecordslimited.com for info. -NR 1:27:22 )  
THE UNDERTHINGS  steam engine   Options big hits. self released. CD. recorded live here on WFMU on Dave the Spazz's show "Music to Spazz By"! -NR 1:29:46 )  
BILLY CHILDISH / THE MIGHTY CAESARS  i was lead to believe   Options Archive From 1959: The Billy Childish Story. Damaged Goods. CD box set. this track is by the Mighty Caesars. -NR 1:32:21 )  
THE JONESES  fix me   Options criminals. american standard. EP. (1983) 1:34:46 )  
THEE OH SEES  track 7   Options help. In the Red. CD. -NR 1:36:23 )  
FFLAPS  blodyn tatws   Options ahmersain. probe plus. LP. (1989) 1:38:21 )  
THE ACE  in the park   Options technicolour tv head: recordings and demos 2005-2009. self released. CD box set. -NR 1:40:56 )  
PUSSYCAT TRASH  stupid nothing   Options va - seven unlucky sevens. Slampt. CD. 1:43:08 )  
ISABELLE  amstramgram   Options VA - Wizzz! Volume 2: psychorama francais 1966-70. born bad. CD. (2008) 1:44:49 )  
GILBERT O'SULLIVAN  Get Down   Options mam. 7". (1973) A top 10 US hit! Live in the street here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrKkbZZMNWg 1:47:03 )  
DUMP  uncle albert / admiral halsey   Options VA - Dog: A Best Show on WFMU Tribute to Ram. dogmo. CD. The Best Show on WFMU's 2009 marathon premium featuring Paul and Linda McCartney's album "Ram" in sequence. this track features James McNew from Yo La Tengo. -NR 1:49:03 )  
 
Music behind DJ:
SIR FINKS 
ugly surfer (and more)   Options tres mexicanos del sur de texas. get hip. CD. (2008) 1:53:34 )  
THE ZOOT  you better get going now   Options zoot locker: the best of zoot 1968-1971. EMI. CD. (1995) from 1968. this tune was written by Jackie Lomax (former leader of the Undertakers and later an Apple Records artist). Rick Springfield joined this Aussie band in late 1969. Check this and pardon the blurriness: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lswThIa3Xag 2:08:39 )  
INTERNATIONAL SUBMARINE BAND  sum up broke   Options va - byrd parts: oddities, curios, rarities & essentials by members of the Byrds, alone and together 1964-1980. raven. CD. (1966) one gram parsons' first groups prior to joining the Byrds in 1968. 2:10:47 )  
PAUL REVERE & THE RAIDERS  louise   Options the spirit of '67. sundazed. CD. (1996) from 1966. 2:12:47 )  
RANDY & THE RADIANTS  My Way of Thinking   Options va - you gotta have moxie, volume 2. AIP. CD box set. (1999) from 1966. One of the last tracks to be cut at the original Sun Studios in Memphis before Sam Phillips moved his operation to California. Orignally released on Sun Records. 2:14:49 )  
THE DRAG SET  Day and Night   Options va - rare 60's beat treasures, volume 4. gone beat. CD. (1995) from 1966. this band later morphed into the Open Mind 2:17:17 )  
RAY COLUMBUS & THE ART COLLECTION  snap crackle & pop   Options va - A Day In My Mind's Mind #3: 28 Kiwi Psychedelic Trips 1967-72. EMI. CD. (2008) from 1967. The Art Collection is actually a San Francisco band that later became Powder. 2:19:31 )  
JOHNNY OTIS SHOW  Watts Breakaway   Options va - blow up: dancefloor classics from the legendary blow up club. blow up. CD. (1999) from 1969. Here's a fine article about this tune: http://funky16corners.blogspot.com/2006/03/johnny-otis-show-watts-breakaway.html 2:21:51 )  
ST. LOUIS UNION  East Side Story   Options VA - Decca Originals: The Mod Scene. deram. CD. (1998) from 1967. cover of an early bob seger track. 2:24:15 )  
THE LITTLE BOY BLUES  The Great Train Robbery   Options va - oh yeah! the best of dunwich records. sundazed. CD. (1991) from 1966. 2:26:33 )  
THE MYNAH BIRDS  It's My Time   Options va - degraded teen: bob brainen's 2009 WFMU marathon premium. brain in!. CD. (2009) unreleased track by a Motown band featuring Rick James and Neil Young. this track can also be found on "The Complete Motown Singles, Volume 6" box set. 2:29:06 )  
LES SINNERS  les greves d'aujourd'hui   Options La Revolution Francaise, Volume 1. disques merite. CD. (2001) from 1967. Montreal! An incomprehensible video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqlXQMs7HKA 2:31:23 )  
MUD  dyna-mite   Options va - dynamite: the best of glam rock. Repertoire. CD box set. (1998) from 1973. This Chinn/Chapman tune was first offered to the Sweet, but they passed it up. Now this is fun: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0eAMDtuTWg 2:33:08 )  
 
JACK-O & THE TENNESSEE TEARJERKERS  Crook For Your Look   Options The Disco Outlaw. goner. CD. (2009) 2:50:43 )  
THE RECORDS  teenarama   Options virgin. 7". (1979) John Wicks, songwriter and lead singer of the Records, performed an acoustic set with Paul Collins on the Cherry Blossom Clinic here: http://wfmu.org/playlists/shows/31842 2:53:54 )  

Listener comments!

  Sat. 8/1/09 3:08pm the Illuminated Void:

tim in philly. Doing lots of artwork and listening with big ears eveN with my eyes. PEACE
  Sat. 8/1/09 3:24pm jay:

hey have you heard wreckless eric is doing a half hour show on the net hi from very wet summer in london uk
  Sat. 8/1/09 3:39pm Joe Steele:

This has been some real kick ass radio, but I gotta go experience the outdoors for a while.
  Sat. 8/1/09 3:39pm slugluv1313:

"BOOK 'EM, DANNO!!!!!!!!!"
  Sat. 8/1/09 3:49pm Laurie:

I almost went to the beach yesterday, but I walked out the door and promptly walked back in. It was 97ºF, I'm pretty sure.

I floated around in the pool instead.
  Sat. 8/1/09 3:50pm Laurie:

And Pseu, you really need to see this Wildwood Highlights clip here, as posted by Rich from Four Four who has previously documented the delights of South Jerz: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eqCBCUawKY
  Sat. 8/1/09 3:53pm wally:

There is indeed a Normandy Beach, New Jersey. (near Chadwick Beach)
  Sat. 8/1/09 3:54pm '74 Nova Dave:

I always wanted to storm a beach
  Sat. 8/1/09 3:55pm Wally:

What's stopping you?
  Sat. 8/1/09 3:56pm '74 Nova Dave:

Need pirates
  Sat. 8/1/09 3:57pm slugluv1313:

re: Normandy Beach -- OF COURSE! after all, "New Jersey's Got It!"
  Sat. 8/1/09 3:58pm wally:

It shuurrrr duz.
  Sat. 8/1/09 4:03pm Danne D:

What's up Terre T?!?
  Sat. 8/1/09 4:05pm Ron:

Oh yeah! The perfect music for a summer day. Terre T sacrifices her day off so we can ROCCCK!
  Sat. 8/1/09 4:06pm wally:

Laurie, can u share any photos of yer self floating around in the pool?
  Sat. 8/1/09 4:06pm Laurie:

No.
  Sat. 8/1/09 4:08pm wally:

oh, I guess it wasn't photographed.
  Sat. 8/1/09 4:15pm Danne D:

Terre T: making a saturday afternoon at work bearable.

wish I could take advantage of tix - but can't be doing that until after Nov 3rd :(

Hiya Laurie :)
  Sat. 8/1/09 4:17pm David Shortell:

Michael Stewart's alive, ain't he? He wrote a book on Love.
  Sat. 8/1/09 4:24pm Laurie:

Heya Danne.
  Sat. 8/1/09 4:39pm Laurie:

I need more pictures of Billy Childish shirtless, please. I only have this one: http://i32.tinypic.com/s1uttv.jpg

I'm, like, "Hello, forearms."
  Sat. 8/1/09 4:44pm Danne D:

Sorry Laurie, I tend not to collect bare forearm pictures of men :) Um, sending pics of me would not satisfy your forearm lust so I will spare you :o)
  Sat. 8/1/09 4:46pm Laurie:

Billy Childish should never wear a shirt. Ever. Someone, please, sneak into his closet and burn all of shirts. Every one of them.
  Sat. 8/1/09 4:56pm matt:

Is that Zachary Brimstead, Esq.?
  Sat. 8/1/09 4:58pm Laurie:

Oh my lord, matt, I think you're right. It is.
  Sat. 8/1/09 5:06pm Laurie:

The double f sound isn't pronounced any differently than an English f. It's just an f sound.

Also, I'm pretty sure "Blodyn Tatws" as "blahdeen tatoooos"

I don't know why, but the w sound in Welsh is pronounced with many oooooooo's.
  Sat. 8/1/09 5:07pm Laurie:

My dad's a linguist. His penchant for studying unusual languages he'll probably have no use for rubbed off on me.
  Sat. 8/1/09 5:31pm Danne D:

Laurie's always one of the more interesting commentators on the playlists :)
  Sat. 8/1/09 5:47pm im a cunalingist:

yoy
  Sat. 8/1/09 5:54pm Danne D:

Have a happy rest of your weekend, Terre!
Take care everyone :)
  Sat. 8/1/09 5:54pm Jumpy:

I heard that Rick James was AWOL from the Navy at the time. His uncle was in one of Motown's band and got them signed.
  Sat. 8/1/09 5:56pm Jumpy:

Terry Melcher used to put a 2nd and sometimes a 3rd basslin on the Raiders stuff (that one being an organ thought).Results were a great sound.
Don't ask my linguist status.
  Sat. 8/1/09 5:58pm Jumpy:

Warsaw Club is actually Greenpoint, not Williamsburg.
  Sat. 8/1/09 6:00pm Roger from Montclair:

Nice. I thought I was the only one who knew the Records. I love this song. Besides being a Big Star fan you also like The Records, nice. Now how about Ready, Steady, Go by Generation X. Thanks for making my afternoon.
  Sat. 8/1/09 6:01pm slugluv1313:

omg TEENARAMA!!!!!!!!! i have this 45 but have not played it in a looooong time!!!!! THANX SO MUCH TERRE T!!!!!!!! for reminding us ALL about what an AWESOME song it will ALWAYS be!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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