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A sight for sore ears. Power pop, freakbeat, and psychedelic songs for all six senses.

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Options January 8, 2011: Filling in for Terre T... and taking it to '11!

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
David Bowie  Unwashed And Somewhat Slightly Dazed   Options Space Oddity (40th Anniversary Edition)  Virgin  2009  CD box set  from 1969. 2-CD reissue with a disc of bonus tracks.    0:00:00 ()
The Kids  This Is Rock 'n Roll   Options The Kids / Naughty Kids  Sonik's Chicken Shrimp  2006  CD  from 1977. This CD compiles this Belgian punk band's first two LPs from 1977 and 1978, respectively.    0:06:27 ()
Alice Cooper  No More Mister Nice Guy   Options Billion Dollar Babies  Warner Bros.  1973  LP  The band does it live in 1973 right HERE!    0:08:19 ()
Catapult  Let your Hair Hang Down   Options VA: Boobs - The Junkshop Glam Discotheque Top Sounds on Disc  RPM   2005  CD  from 1974. Check out this crazy VIDEO!    0:11:14 ()
The Jam  Sounds from the Street   Options In the City  Polydor  1977  LP      0:13:49 ()
Chords  Maybe Tomorrow   Options   Polydor  1979  7"  The band does it on "Top of the Pops" right HERE!    0:17:00 ()
Letters  Nobody Loves Me   Options   Heartbeat  1980  7"      0:20:14 ()
Shoes  Too Late   Options Best  Black Vinyl Records  1987  CD  from 1979. Here's the original promo VIDEO    0:22:20 ()
Tweeds  I Need That Record   Options VA: Yellow Pills: Prefill  Numero Group  2005  CD box set  from 1980.    0:24:58 ()
Commonauts  Missing Link   Options VA: New Wave Underground: U.S. Artists, 1980-83  no label  2010  CD  From 1982. Here is a PHOTO of this Boise, Idaho band.  *   0:28:11 ()
White Mystery  White Widow   Options White Mystery  White Mystery (self-release)  2010  CD  The band played LIVE on the Cherry Blossom Clinic -- Listen to the awesome ARCHIVE!  *   0:31:52 ()
Fireballs  Groovy Motions   Options VA: Get Ready To Fly: Pop-Psych From The Norman Petty Vaults  Big Beat  2007  CD  from 1967    0:41:37 ()
Pink Floyd  Lucy Leave   Options Interstellar Overdrive (Alternate Masters '66-'68)  "Odeon"  2002  CD  unreleased track from the the Pink Floyd's first recording session in October 1966.    0:44:21 ()
The Craig  I Must Be Mad   Options VA: Rare 60's Beat Treasures, Vol. 2  Gone Beat  1995  CD  from 1966. Featuring Carl Palmer on drums    0:46:58 ()
The Nerve  Satisfying Kind   Options VA - Pop-In Volume One: Choice Cuts from the Other Side of Mainstream UK Pop 1966-70  Elevator Music Co.  2002  CD  from 1968.    0:49:42 ()
Kirkbys  It's a Crime   Options VA: Real Life Permanent Dreams - A Cornucopia of British Psychedelia 1965-1970  Rhino  2007  CD box set  from 1966    0:52:07 ()
Guess Who  Use Your Imagination   Options Shakin' All Over!  Sundazed  2001  CD  from 1966    0:54:14 ()
P.P. Arnold  A Likely Piece of Work   Options VA: Get Ready: UK Floor Fillers Vol. 3 - 20 Blue-Eyed Soul Gems 1966-71  Psychic Circle  2008  CD  from 1970    1:01:31 ()
Miller  Baby I Got News For You   Options VA: A Perfumed Garden, Volume Three  Past & Present  2003  CD  from 1967    1:03:46 ()
Electric Prunes  You Never Had It Better   Options Lost Dreams  Birdman  2000  CD  from 1967. Awesome live film clip right over HERE, people!    1:06:40 ()
Glass Sun  Silence of the Morning   Options VA: Incredible Sound Show Stories Vol. 1 - The Technicolour Milkshake  Dig the Fuzz  2001  CD  from 1968?    1:08:52 ()
Gants  (You Can't Blow) Smoke Rings   Options Road Runner! The Best of the Gants  Sundazed  2000  CD  from 1966    1:14:03 ()
MC5  Looking at You   Options Back in the USA  Rhino/Atlantic  1992  CD  from 1970    1:16:33 ()
Les Miserables  Ecoute-Moi   Options L'integrale  Disques Merite    CD  from 1967. Montreal!    1:19:32 ()
Nomads  From Zero Down   Options VA: Teenage Shutdown: The World Ain't Round, It's Square! - 17 Paint-Peeling Garage-Punk Monsters!!!  Teenage Shutdown  1995  CD  From 1967    1:21:29 ()
Humans  Warning   Options VA: Back From The Grave Part 2: Garage Punkers  Crypt  1991  CD  from 1966    1:24:02 ()
Lincolns  You Can't Come 'Round Anymore   Options VA: It's A Kave-In! Wild Oz Sixties Punk from the Caverns of Time!!  Kustom65  1998  CD  from 1966, but unreleased at that time.    1:34:15 ()
The Sound Sandwich  Zig-Zag News   Options VA: Ain't It Hard! Garage & Psych From Viva Records  Sundazed  2007  CD  from 1967. This CD features choice Snuff Garrett productions.    1:36:41 ()
Toggery Five  I'd Much Rather Be With the Boys   Options VA: Beat at Abbey Road  EMI  1997  CD  from 1965. This song was composed by Keith Richards and Andrew Loog Oldham.    1:39:50 ()
Harbinger Complex  Time to Kill   Options VA: With Love, A Pot Of Flowers  Big Beat  2010  CD  from 1967. This is CD reissue of "the classic 1967 garage-psych compilation with rare and unreleased bonus tracks from associated Mainstream artists."  *   1:42:09 ()
Nightcrawlers  Basket of Flowers   Options The Little Black Egg  Big Beat  2000  CD  from 1966    1:43:58 ()
Sweet Smoke  Mary Jane Is To Love   Options VA: Marijuana Unknowns  Stoned Records  1997  CD  from 1968    1:46:26 ()
Os Incríveis  Giulieta   Options VA: Worldbeaters, Vol. 11  Krazy World  2008  CD  from 1967. Brazil!    1:48:28 ()
Lyres  Don't Give It Up Now   Options On Fyre  Ace Of Hearts Records  1984  LP      1:50:52 ()
Spencer Davis Group  Morning Sun   Options With Their New Face On  United Artists  1967  LP  The first LP by the band after the departure of Steve Winwood.    1:54:52 ()
Syl Johnson  Annie Got Hot Pants Power   Options Complete Mythology  Numero Group  2010  Boxed set  from a 4-CD, 6-LP box set. A little visual overview of this great box set is right over HERE  *   2:08:08 ()
Nouvellas  Reputation   Options Nouvellas  Ernest Jenning Record Co.  2009  CD  The Nouvellas played LIVE on the Cherry Blossom Clinic -- listen to the archive right over HERE! YEAH!    2:11:14 ()
The Wards of Court  How Could You Say One Thing   Options VA: The Mod Scene  Decca  1998  CD  from 1967.    2:15:04 ()
Charles Bradley  No Time For Dreaming   Options No Time For Dreaming  Daptone  2010  CD    *   2:16:54 ()
Generation  Nan Nan Pob Gan Tee (Long Time No See)   Options VA: Thai Pop Spectacular 1960s-1980s  Sublime Frequencies  2007  CD      2:19:45 ()
Vaselines  Overweight But Over You   Options Sex With an X  Sub Pop  2010  CD    *   2:23:03 ()
Devil's Anvil  Wala Dai   Options Hard Rock From the Middle East  Sony/Collectables  1998  CD  from 1967. A New York band of Middle Eastern musicians produced by Felix Pappalardi.    2:33:35 ()
Tuneful Trolley  Written Charter   Options VA: Book A Trip - The Psych Pop Sounds of Capitol Records  Now Sounds  2010  CD  from 1969  *   2:36:21 ()
Murphy & The Mob  Because You Love Me   Options VA: Total Rauch - 100% Boss Garage from tthe Sixties  Manic Mustang  2004  CD  from 1966. The flipside of "Born Loser"    2:39:06 ()
Jane Birkin  Les Langues De Chat   Options Di Doo Dah  Light in the Attic  2010  CD  A bonus track on the CD reissue of her 1973 LP.  *   2:41:44 ()
Matadors  I Feel So Lonely   Options VA: Behind the Iron Curtain: Soviet-Era Rock and Pop  no label  2010  CD  from 1968. Prague, Czechoslovakia!  *   2:43:59 ()
Chartbusters  Tomorrow Night   Options VA: Psych Bites Volume Two: A Collection of Head-Expanding Psychedelic Movers From Around the World  Past & Present  2010  CD  from 1970  *   2:48:03 ()
Gentrys  Brown Paper Sack   Options Keep On Dancing  Polydor  1984  LP  Japanese reissue of a 1966 LP    2:50:46 ()
Loose Ends  That's It   Options VA: New Directions: A Collection of Blue-Eyed British Soul 1964-1969  Past & Present  2003  CD  from 1966    2:52:23 ()

Listener comments!

  Sat. 1/8/11 3:07pm Peanut Gallery:

Way great!
  Sat. 1/8/11 3:24pm keef:

get some records on. maybe a little starry eyes
  Sat. 1/8/11 3:25pm Richard from Venezuela:

Hello Mike.
  Sat. 1/8/11 3:29pm Moparlarry:

Mike Sin is kick Mod/Pop ass!!!!!!!
  Sat. 1/8/11 3:35pm Peanut Gallery:

Take it Mike: bit.ly/g0omhL
  Sat. 1/8/11 4:03pm Todd 76%:

Lovin' the show today, Mike! I think Carl Palmer was in Atomic Rooster just before ELP?
  Sat. 1/8/11 4:09pm frenchee:

thanks Todd! I think the theme of today's show is I WANT THAT RECORD...
  Sat. 1/8/11 4:10pm jet:

need some NY Dolls!!!
  Sat. 1/8/11 4:31pm Listener Jumpy:

Good stuff today, Michael.
  Sat. 1/8/11 4:33pm Listener Jumpy:

Gants autographed my "Roadrunner" when they played Warsaw (the club not the city).
  Sat. 1/8/11 4:34pm Listener Jumpy:

I said, "Welcome to Brooklyn." And they said, "Oh, we played Brookyn in the '60s."
Anyone know where?
  Sat. 1/8/11 4:44pm frenchee:

Hi Jumpy! The Paramount?
  Sat. 1/8/11 4:46pm Doug:

I wish you weren't playing this song just now.
  Sat. 1/8/11 4:52pm todd:

  Sat. 1/8/11 4:54pm Listener Jumpy:

I dunno, Frenchie, maybe.
  Sat. 1/8/11 4:54pm Listener Jumpy:

Good to hear some Lyres!
  Sat. 1/8/11 4:56pm frenchee:

ha ha Jumpy, I thought You KNEW
  Sat. 1/8/11 4:56pm Wiseacre:

I think the Gants played Trash Bar in 1967
  Sat. 1/8/11 4:57pm frenchee:

  Sat. 1/8/11 4:57pm todd:

i remember when i had the lyres 'on fyre' back in the 80s and my throbbing gristle listening to roommates turned up their noses. now i know which band was cooler. it wasn't TG.
  Sat. 1/8/11 5:02pm Peanut Gallery:

Brown liquor, I hope.
  Sat. 1/8/11 5:05pm pfapfap:

Damnit, you're right!
  Sat. 1/8/11 5:07pm Vikki V:

Hey Mike! Tuning in from Atlanta. I love that Nightcrawlers song btw!
  Sat. 1/8/11 5:08pm Vlorg:

You keep playing what you want. Its all good.
  Sat. 1/8/11 5:08pm todd:

  Sat. 1/8/11 5:13pm Uncle Roy:

No better way to clean house...here in Kansas City, MO. Great show!
  Sat. 1/8/11 5:13pm Thurmond Chang:

OMG one of my fave Syl Johnson tracks-- never heard it on the reddio before!!
  Sat. 1/8/11 5:16pm -max-:

Really appreciating this warm-up for the party. See you all on the porch later tonight!
  Sat. 1/8/11 5:20pm Morning Miss L.:

GREAT segue from Syl Johnson to Nouvellas. Your entire show has been fantastic! You may be "just" be filling in for Terre T, but you're all pro, bro!
  Sat. 1/8/11 5:26pm seang:

this new Vaselines album rules
  Sat. 1/8/11 5:50pm Listener Jumpy:

I think your studio chatter is leaking into the airwaves.
  Sat. 1/8/11 5:54pm frenchee:

thanks, Jumpy! Actually it was the Czech band speaking, you know, CZECH. xxoo
  Sat. 1/8/11 6:02pm Listener Jumpy:

Mountain! The Vagrants' Leslie West got big in that band...
  Wed. 1/12/11 11:32am John W:

You deserve to have your own regular slot. I love each and every one of your fill-in shows.
  Wed. 2/16/11 5:21pm Em:

just got around to listening - i have never heard the Miller "Baby I Got News for You" track...I only knew of the Bristols' cover from the early 2000's...thank you Mike Sin!!!!!!
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