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Options October 10, 2009: Another Terre T fill in! With requisite frivolity!

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Remains  Hang On Sloopy   Options A Session with the Remains  Sundazed  1996  CD  from 1966! Live-in-the-studio audition for Capitol records.    0:00:00 ()
Vacant Lot  Good As Gone   Options ... Because They Can  Cargo Records  1992  CD      0:04:12 ()
Kaos  Iron Dream   Options VA: What? Stuff  Bomp!  1998  CD  from 1978. This comp rounds up releases on What records.     
Trend  She's Hi-Fi   Options VA: Yellow Pills: Prefill  Numero  2005  CD box set  from 1980     
Priscillas  Timing   Options 10,000 Volts  Nag's Head    CD  www.thepriscillas.com
myspace.com/thepriscillas
 
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Nick Lowe  Switch Board Susan   Options Labour of Lust  Columbia  1979  LP       
J.P. McClain and the Intruders  Baby Don't Laugh   Options VA: Titan: It's All Pop  Numero  2008  CD box set  Titan (It's All Pop!) label 1978-81
this cut is from 1980
 
   
Big Star  When My Baby's Beside Me   Options Keep an Eye on the Sky  Ardent/Rhino    CD box set  alternate take of a 1972 cut from the new mondo box set!  *    
Dennis Diken with Bell Sound  Long Lonely Ride   Options Late Music  Cryptovision    CD  WFMU's own -- and Smithereens drummer  *    
Plimsouls  Playing With Jack   Options Kool Trash  Fuel 2000  1998  CD  reunion album with Clem Burke on drums.     
Raveonettes  Bang!   Options In and Out of Control  Vice    CD    *    
 
Black Hollies  Don't Be Afraid to Ask   Options Softly Towards the Light  Ernest Jenning Record Co.    CD  The Black Hollies are playing tonight at Glasslands in Williamsburg, Brooklyn  *    
Tasmanians  I Can't Explain This Feeling   Options VA: Fuzz, Flaykes, & Shakes, Vol. 6 - Come Into My World  Dionysus  2002  CD  from 1967
They're from Florida
 
   
Yardbirds  Tinker Tailor Soldier Sailor   Options Little Games  EMI  1991  CD  originally 1967     
Barrier  Spot the Lights   Options VA: Rare 60's Beat Treasures, Vol. 4  Gone Beat  1995  CD  1968     
 
Youngblood  Green Light   Options VA: Doin' the Mod, Vol. 5 - That Driving Beat  Castle/Sanctuary  2002  CD  from 1968.     
Equals  My Life Ain't Easy   Options The Equals Explosion/Unequalled Equals  Repertoire  1998  CD  2 albums on one CD (this song is from 1967)     
Some Loves  Don't Talk About Us   Options VA: Do the Pop! Australian Garage-Rock Sound 1976-87  Shock  2002  CD box set  1986 cut     
Los Brincos  Passport   Options VA: We Can Fly, Vol. 3  Past & Present  2003  CD  from 1967. Spain! This comp is 25 track collection of Psych Rarities1966-1971     
Deviants  You've Got to Hold On   Options Disposable  Esoteric    CD  from 1968  *    
Bud & Kathy  Hang It Out to Dry   Options VA: Hang It Out to Dry - 27 Roughneck Rompers  Satan  1994  CD  from 1966     
Los Walkers  If I Knew That Girl (Si Yo Conociera a Esa Chica)   Options Walking Up Con Los Walkers  Pampas Gracias  2001  CD  1968     
 
Blue Ash  Wasting My TIme   Options No More, No Less  Collectors' Choice  2008  CD  from 1974. RIP Bill Bartolin     
Blue Ash  She's So Nice   Options   Mercury  1974  45  1974. non-LP B-side of their version of "Anytime at All"     
D.B.L.I.T.Y.  Cut My Hair Today   Options VA: Allentown Anglophile  Distortions  2005  CD  from 1977. The acronym stands for "Dress British, Look Irish (or Italian, in Mike Sin's case), Think Yiddish."     
Animals  Inside Looking Out   Options Animalization  MGM  1966  LP       
Pacific Ocean  I Can't Stand It   Options VA: Artificial Faces: Mutant Freak-a-Delic Sounds for the Now Psych Generation!  Crazy Apple Boutique  2009  CD  1968  *    
Unit 4 + 2  I Will   Options VA: Rubble Volume 1: The Psychedelic Snarl  Past & Present  2002  Boxed set  another fab 1968 track     
Gods  Garage Man   Options VA: Echoes From the Wilderness-- 16 U.K. R&B Freakbeat Trippers  Paranoid  1998  CD  1967     
Rascals  Come On Up   Options The Very Best of  Rhino  1993  CD  1966     
Andy Bown  Supersonic   Options VA: Satin Dustbin: Even More Junkshop Glam  Ursula 1000  2004  CD  1975 GMS Records     
 
Music behind DJ:
 
          email MikeSinWFMU@yahoo.com for Raveonettes tix.     
Turbo Fruits  Trouble!   Options Echo Kid  Fat Possum    CD    *    
Madame Robot and the Lust Brigade  Dharma Candy   Options Madame Robot and the Lust Brigade  ICBM Records  2007  LP  Playing tonite w/Brian Wilson Shock Treatment at Hullaballoo /Don Pedro's in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.     
13th Floor Elevators  Fire Engine   Options Sign of the 3 Eyed Men  International Artists    Boxed set  Big ole box set (10 CDs) with the almighty MONO MIXES, outtakes, etc. This 1967 track is from the mono CD of "The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators."  *    
Him & the Others  She's Got the Eyes That Tell Lies   Options VA: Chocolate Soup  Reverberation  1997  CD  1966     
Spiders  Don't Blow Your Mind   Options VA: Garage Beat 66: Chicks Are for Kids  Sundazed  2004  CD  1966. The first band of Vincent Furnier (Alice Cooper). Alternate take of single version.     
Black Watch  Left Behind   Options VA: Teenage Shutdown - Get a Move On!!!  Teenage Shutdown  1995  CD  From 1967. Michigan! This comp is dubbed a "Snarl & Stomp, Rave & Rant Teen Garage Hoot."     
Troggs  Girl in Black   Options Archeology (1966 - 1976)  Fontana  1992  CD box set  1967     
Golden Earrings  Another Man in Town   Options Winter-Harvest  Polydor  1997  CD  1967. From the Netherlands.     
Lovin'  I'm in Command   Options VA: Magic Spectacles  Hyacinth  1999  CD  from 1967.     
Anteeks  I Don't Want You   Options VA: Hen's Teeth, Vol. 3 -- Catherine on the Wheel  Hen's Teeth Records  1999  CD  1966     
 
Apples in Stereo  Seems So   Options #1 Hits Explosion  Yep Rock    CD    *    
Fairy Tale  Run and Hide   Options VA: The Freakbeat Scene  Decca  1998  CD  1968     
 

Listener comments!

  Sat. 10/10/09 3:10pm Jumpy:

I was just trying to explain the Vacant Lot to a couple of friends this week. I hope they're listening.
  Sat. 10/10/09 3:15pm Laurie:

Oh, I love those Yellow Pills comps.

And I have that Bomp comp! Bomp! comp. Whatever!
  Sat. 10/10/09 3:21pm Laurie:

omg, "when I'm with you I get an extension. and I don't mean Alexander Graham Bell's invention." That's wrong.
  Sat. 10/10/09 3:46pm chris:

More scratchy Nick Lowe!!! I think we have very similar collections. Great fill in!
  Sat. 10/10/09 3:48pm jahna:

I agree totally that Nick Lowe is AWESOME rock.
  Sat. 10/10/09 4:00pm Tom:

The Elevators are going show, right?
  Sat. 10/10/09 4:09pm ?:

I prefer the Royal Purple's amazing version of 'I can't xplain this feeling'! Thanx for playing the original! Great show so far!!
  Sat. 10/10/09 4:28pm Jumpy:

HANG IT OUT TO DRY started out as ts own seperate life as an LP.
  Sat. 10/10/09 4:30pm frenchee:

I also prefer the Royal Purple version anonymous poster!
  Sat. 10/10/09 4:31pm frenchee:

Hey Jumpy!
  Sat. 10/10/09 4:34pm Topkat:

this is a heads up if ya don't already know, the Stems have called it quits and are in the midst of an Aussie farewell tour.
  Sat. 10/10/09 4:37pm Jumpy:

Howdy, frenchee!
Mike, I have "Green Light" by American Breed. I think they done did it first.
  Sat. 10/10/09 4:38pm Jumpy:

It's true about the Stems but Dom and all of the them have their own bands.
  Sat. 10/10/09 4:42pm Topkat:

yeah Jumpy, but they're another outfit I never got to see live. My Aussie friends are traveling about the country to see the last performances.
  Sat. 10/10/09 4:45pm Gerjan from Holland:

This shit is fuckin great!
  Sat. 10/10/09 4:52pm steve:

Nick Lowe's Labour of Lust is a great album. It needs to re-released on CD.
  Sat. 10/10/09 5:14pm David Shortell:

Why the guilt over playing "Inside Looking Out"? Somehow, this is the first time I've ever heard that track played on ANY radio, let alone "classic rock" radio.
  Sat. 10/10/09 5:40pm Tom:

Dig the Troggs!
  Sat. 10/10/09 5:42pm Lud:

This shit reminds me of a current movie interpretation the "60s"--believe me no 60s radio played this bubble gum crap. There was a reason these lost treasures were buried..and forgotten.
  Sat. 10/10/09 5:46pm frenchee:

Hey LUD, Peace man!
  Sat. 10/10/09 5:53pm Terre T:

Been able to hear the show off n'on thru the iPhone . Went to Amoeba in LA& coincidentally just picked up a Golden Earrings comp!! U guys sound great! Can't wait to hear Therese's fillin for Scharpling on The Best Show next Tues! Hi Frenchee! And thanx for the great fillin Mike!
  Sat. 10/10/09 10:24pm Cuz Jerry:

Very cool again Mike! Been streaming today's show at 10pm
  Sun. 10/11/09 12:31pm Jersey City Jesus:

I think you were right about the yardbirds. Kool show.
  Sun. 10/11/09 2:18pm Ronnie B.:

That was nice of you to talk about Blue Ash like that.
  Sun. 10/11/09 2:18pm Ronnie B.:

That was nice of you to talk about Blue Ash like that.
  Mon. 10/12/09 12:24pm Mark Hershberger:

Mike! Thanks for the nice tribute to Bill Bartolin of Blue Ash....I was proud to call him a friend....a great guy and a fantastic guitarist for a vastly under appreciated band!
Mark Hershberger
Pop Detective Records
www.popdetective.com
  Mon. 10/12/09 2:51pm Frank Secich:

Hello Mike,

Thank you so much for your fine tribute to Bill Bartolin of Blue Ash. I am going to forward this link to his family. I know they will greatly appreciate it.

All the best,

Frank
  Wed. 10/14/09 8:04am Robbie White:

GREAT show Mike. I have not heard a lot of these. Thank you for turning me on to a lot of cool songs and comps.
  Sat. 10/17/09 10:51am Mike Sin:

Hey, I know it's a week late, but I just wanted to thank everyone who tuned in and left comments and sent emails. I had a great time. Again, special thanks to Terre T for offering me the fill-in spot, Liz French for digital data entry, and DJ Therese for adding to the fun.
  Sat. 10/17/09 1:44pm Running Sarah:

I've listened to this show twice this week. More!
  Sat. 10/24/09 3:04pm Patrick:

Hi Mike, I've been searching for a copy or to simply hear the Gods track 'Garage Man', and here it is wow!!! do you have a copy of the A side of this single, 'Come on Down to My Boat Baby' I heard it once in a UK Mod Club circa 1995 and it blew me away, if you've got it air it!
  Mon. 10/26/09 10:02am Nadia F.:

Amazing show! My friend Dave told me about this archive and I loved it!
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