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Options August 14, 2010: A Midsummer's Day Fill-in for Terre T!

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Raspberries  Overnight Sensation (Hit Record)   Options Live on Sunset Strip  Ryko  2007  CD box set  Live at the House of Blues in Los Angeles, 10/21/05!    0:00:00 ()
Soft Boys  (I Want To Be an) Anglepoise Lamp   Options VA - D.I.Y. The Modern World: UK Punk II (1977-78)  Rhino  1993  CD  orig. 1978    0:05:23 ()
Distractions  It Doesn't Bother Me   Options VA: Shake Some Action, Vol.1 UK  Shake Some Action  2002  CD  orig. 1978    0:08:22 ()
TV Neats  Who's Courting Who   Options VA: Power for Passion - File Under: Power Pop 1978-85  Bacchus Archives  2004  CD  from 1981. Unreleased at the time.    0:11:02 ()
Stranglers  Straighten Out   Options   A&M  1977  7"  from a four-song vinyl EP. Check out the original promo film HERE!    0:13:23 ()
Salvation Army  Happen Happened   Options Befour Three O'Clock  Frontier  1992  CD  first single from 1981 on D. Boon's "New Alliance" label. This band later became the Three O'Clock.    0:16:01 ()
Demands  Girl Up On the High Wire   Options High Wire  Deep Eddy  2009  CD      0:19:02 ()
Jonny Chan & the New Dynasty 6  See My Way   Options I Hate You Baby!  Sound Camera  2009  CD box set  Recorded in 2000 for the band's second album, which was not released at the time.    0:21:17 ()
Hi-Fives  Now I Know   Options VA - Flaming Burnout!: Estrus Benefit Compilation  Man's Ruin  1997  CD  Billy Childish cover    0:23:40 ()
Coloured Balls  Won't You Make Up Your Mind   Options Ball Power  Aztec  2006  CD  orig. 1973. Australia!    0:24:43 ()
Jim Jones Revue  Elemental   Options Here to Save Your Soul: Singles Volume One  Punk Rock Blues    CD  a single from 2008. Great video HERE!  *   0:26:15 ()
Stablisers  100 Year Old Riff   Options VA - Hipsters: A Collection of Contemporary Mod and Garage Bands  Acid Jazz  2006  CD  features Alan Crockford, formerly of the Prisoners.    0:37:54 ()
Improbables  Your 13th Lover   Options   Dirty Water    CD-R  upcoming "Single of the Week"  *   0:40:43 ()
Mondo Topless  Nothing Can Bring Me Down   Options Freaking Out  Get Hip    CD  cover of a 1968 track by the Twilighters.  *   0:43:34 ()
Long Ryders  Join My Gang   Options Anthology  Chronicles  1998  CD box set  from 1983.    0:45:42 ()
Anything People  She Moves Me   Options Anythology: The Anything People 2004-2010  self released    CD-R  myspace.com/nyctheanythingpeople  *   0:48:19 ()
Chesterfield Kings  You Can't Catch Me   Options Night of the Living Eyes 1979-1983  Mirror  1989  CD  orig. '81    0:50:59 ()
Belfast Gypsies  Gloria's Dream   Options VA - Impossible But True: The Kim Fowley Story  Ace  2003  CD  orig. '66    0:53:12 ()
Tell-Tale Hearts  It's Just a Matter of Time   Options The "Now" Sound of the Tell-Tale Hearts  Voxx  1985  EP  12" vinyl EP    0:55:15 ()
Paragons  Abba   Options VA - Teenage Shutdown: Nobody To Love  Teenage Shutdown  1995  CD  orig. '67    0:58:13 ()
Taxi Boys  Bad To Worse   Options Taxi Boys EP  Bomp!  1981  12"  From a six-song 12" EP. This band rose from the ashes of the Real Kids.    1:09:15 ()
Dolly Mixture  He's So Frisky   Options Everything and More  Dolly Mixture    CD box set  orig. '79 from the Demonstration Tapes album  *   1:11:18 ()
Small Faces  Wham Bam, Thank You Man   Options The Darlings of Wapping Wharf Launderette  Immediate  1999  CD box set  orig. '69    1:12:58 ()
Tony Jackson Group  Understanding   Options Just Like Me  Strange Things  1991  CD  orig. '66    1:16:15 ()
Neil Christian & the Crusaders  I Like It   Options VA - Real Life Permanent Dreams 1965-70  Castle Communications  2007  CD box set  orig. '66    1:19:15 ()
Sound Box  Warm Your Mind and Soul   Options VA - Nightmares From the Underworld: Canadian 60's Psychedelic/Punk  Sound Stories  2000  CD box set  orig. '68    1:21:26 ()
Powder  Turn Another Page   Options Biff! Bang! Powder  Distortions  1996  CD  recordings from the late 60s    1:23:49 ()
Master's Apprentices  War Or Hands Of Time   Options Complete Recordings 1965-1968  Ascension  1998  CD  from 1966.    1:26:46 ()
Caravelles  Lovin' Just My Style   Options VA - Pebbles Vol. 8  BFD  1979  LP  from 1967.    1:29:15 ()
Blue Aces  That's All Right   Options VA - Rare 60's Beat Treasures Volume 4  Gone Beat  1995  CD  from 1966    1:32:06 ()
De Maskers  Three's a Crowd   Options VA - Havoc From Holland: 15 Boss Beat Trax from the Sixties!!!  Cryptovison  1989  LP  orig. '66    1:34:57 ()
Cat Stevens  Come On and Dance   Options Matthew & Son  Decca  2003  CD  orig. 1967. Check out the cool Cat groove HERE!    1:46:36 ()
Brian Auger & the Trinity  Black Cat   Options Open  Atco  1968  LP  Check this awesome, wild video HERE!    1:48:35 ()
Albert Band  Ella Tiene el Cabello Rubio   Options VA - Absolute Belter  B-Music    CD  from 1970.  *   1:51:49 ()
Trubrot  Eg Veit ao pu Kemar   Options VA - Le Beat Bespok√© 4  Circle    CD  from Iceland 1970  *   1:54:21 ()
Evergreen  Food for Soul   Options VA - Sugarlumps: A Psychedelic Selection of Groovy Movers and Sweet Freakbeat...  Hard Soul  2005  CD  from 2005    1:56:38 ()
Prisoners  Hurricane   Options Thewisermiserdemelza  Big Beat  1983  LP      2:05:03 ()
Confidentials  It's Summertime   Options VA - Teen Blast USA! Vol.1: 29 Garage Raves from '65-68!  Gyro Recording Inc.  2003  CD  previously unissued 1967 acetate featuring Robert Gordon!    2:07:29 ()
The Kool  Step Out of Your Mind   Options VA - Floor Filler Killers: New Directions Volume 3  Past & Present  2005  CD  orig. '69    2:09:59 ()
Mindbenders  The Morning After   Options The Mindbenders / With Woman In Mind  BGO  2002  CD  orig. 1967 from the With Woman In Mind album    2:12:18 ()
Kaleidoscope  A Dream for Julie   Options Dive Into Yesterday  Fontana  1996  CD  orig. '68    2:14:31 ()
Wild Cherries  Krome Plated Yabby   Options VA - Peculiar Hole In the Sky: Pop Psych from Down Under  Big Beat  2002  CD  orig. '68    2:17:14 ()
The Voids  I'm In a Fix   Options VA- Magic Spectacles  Hyacinth  1999  CD  orig. '67    2:20:03 ()
Easybeats  Not In Love With You   Options Volume 3  Albert  2004  CD  orig. '66    2:22:40 ()
Zakary Thaks  Bad Girl   Options Form the Habit  Beat Rocket  2001  CD  orig. '66    2:25:13 ()
Leaf Hound  Freelance Fiend   Options Growers of Mushroom  Repertoire  2002  CD  orig. '71    2:38:32 ()
Half-Life  Get Down   Options VA - A-Square (Of Course)  Big Beat  2008  CD  from 1970    2:41:40 ()
James Gang  Laguna Salada   Options Greatest Hits  MCA  2000  CD  from the movie "Zachariah." Check out a clip from the movie HERE!    2:44:12 ()
Galahad  Rocket Summer   Options VA - The Electric Asylum Volume 1: Rare British Acid Freakrock  Past & Present  2009  CD  orig. '72 on Bell    2:46:19 ()
Dovers  The Third Eye   Options VA - 30 Seconds Before the Calico Wall!  Arf! Arf!  1995  CD  orig. '66    2:49:25 ()
Fully Automatic Universe  Jury's Out   Options Off  self released  2009  CD      2:51:36 ()
Electric Mess  I Can't Go On Loving You   Options The Electric Mess  self released  2009  CD  www.theelectricmess.com    2:55:29 ()

Listener comments!

  Sat. 8/14/10 3:05pm dan dee:

More raspberries
  Sat. 8/14/10 3:23pm East Village Tiki Girl:

Listening to the show....
  Sat. 8/14/10 3:29pm Mark:

Honor Terre T by playin' some Dust!
  Sat. 8/14/10 3:48pm Listener Jumpy:

Glad to hear some Long Ryders.
  Sat. 8/14/10 4:12pm Rob W:

Chesterfield Kings! I think I saw them at the Pep too... I think... wasn't a guest of the band though!
  Sat. 8/14/10 4:16pm David Shortell:

So the Improbables moved from Atlantic City to Philly? I've wondered what became of them.
  Sat. 8/14/10 4:27pm Listener Jumpy:

I must have been at that gig, Michael.
  Sat. 8/14/10 4:41pm J5:

Wow, that De Maskers tune really reminds me of the early Dead stuff...
  Sat. 8/14/10 5:09pm DJ Terre T:

Fantastic show Mike! Thx 4 playing Coloured Balls, Soft Boys, Neil Christian, Dolly Mixture & CAT STEVENS?! Always a gr8 fillin! And Sue so psyched abt CLINIC next week live on my show! Maybe Mike can
play some( hint!
  Sat. 8/14/10 5:12pm Listener Jumpy:

Whose version of "Step Out of Your Mind" came first?
  Sat. 8/14/10 5:34pm Listener Jumpy:

I can't do that. I'm not at my computer now.
  Sat. 8/14/10 5:45pm SueP:

@Jumpy - The American Breed 7" featuring Step Out of Your Mind came out in '67. It preceded The Kool version.
  Sat. 8/14/10 5:45pm Caroline:

  Sat. 8/14/10 5:46pm Listener Jumpy:

Thank, Sue!
  Sat. 8/14/10 5:49pm yayson:

you are killing it, sir! keep rippin it
  Sun. 8/15/10 11:57am RonnieB:

Another great one man! Love that Powder song
  Sun. 8/15/10 12:26pm Barbdoll:

The peppermint lounge, what memories! Kool show
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