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Options June 10, 2012: Silver Linings

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Sound Ceremony  Rock Work   Options Sound Ceremony  One Kind Favor  2012  LP    *   0:00:00 ()
Michael Shelley  Ridin' in My Car   Options Leftovers  Confidential Recordings  2012  CD    *   0:06:11 ()
Black Tambourine  I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend   Options OneTwoThreeFour  Slumberland  2012  45    *   0:09:16 ()
Veronica Falls  Killing Time   Options   Slumberland  2012  45    *   0:12:02 ()
The Late Show  Hey Sue   Options Portable Pop  Trashy Creatures  2012  CD  From 1979; Thanks, Joe B.!  *   0:14:40 ()
The Now  I Wanna Go Steady with You   Options The Now  Midsong International  1978  LP      0:17:55 ()
The Paley Brothers  Stick with Me Baby   Options The Paley Brothers  Sire  1978  LP  Mel Tillis song!    0:19:51 ()
The Boys  You Make Me Shake   Options Shake Some Action Vol. 4  Shake Some Action  2003  CD  From 1977; US Boys, not UK Boys    0:22:03 ()
The Flashcubes  Christi Girl   Options Waves: An Anthology of New Music Vol. 1 January 1979  Bomp!  1979  LP  From 1978    0:24:52 ()
The Moberlys  I Want You   Options First Album  Precedent  1995  CD  From 1979    0:28:27 ()
Kidda Band  Saturday Night Fever   Options   Last Laugh  2012  45  From 1979  *   0:30:37 ()
 
Bettye Swann  I Can't Let You Break My Heart   Options The Fame Studios Story 1961-1973  Kent/Ace  2011  CD  From 1971  *   0:43:08 ()
Spencer Wiggins  Once in a While (Is Better Than Never at All)   Options The Fame Studios Story 1961-1973  Kent/Ace  2011  CD    *   0:45:54 ()
Howard Tate  Girl of the North Country   Options Howard Tate  Koch  2001  CD  From 1972    0:49:22 ()
Carolyn Franklin  It's True I'm Going to Miss You   Options Baby Dynamite!  RCA  1969  LP      0:53:03 ()
Mavis Staples  I Have Learned to Do Without You   Options The Complete Stax/Volt Singles, Volume 2 1968-1971  Stax  1993  CD  From 1970    0:57:31 ()
Cold Grits  It's Your Thing   Options What It Is! Funky Soul And Rare Grooves From the Vaults of Atlantic, Atco & Warner Bros. Records 1967-1977  Rhino  2006  CD  From 1969    1:01:35 ()
Fred Wesley and the New J.B.'s  Breakin' Bread   Options Early Rappers: Hipper Than Hop, The Ancestors of Rap  Trikont  2011  CD  From 1974  *   1:04:26 ()
Katie Briggs  Green Power   Options All the Ladies Need Funk: All Girl Funk and Soul Riot  Parlour  2002  MP3  ca. 1971    1:08:54 ()
100 Proof Aged in Soul  Don't You Wake Me   Options 100 Proof Aged in Soul...Plus  Edsel  2009  CD  From 1972    1:12:19 ()
 
Los Fulanos  Blue Monday   Options Si Esto Se Dedba Que Siga El Boogaloo  Lovemonk  2012  CD    *   1:19:44 ()
Machito and His Orchestra with Graciela  Sí-Sí No-No   Options El Padrino  Fania/Codigo  2012  CD  From 1956  *   1:23:06 ()
Los Albas  A Little Bit Hurt   Options Sensacional Soul Vol. 3: 28 Spanish Soul Stompers 1966 / 1976  VampiSoul  2012  CD  From 1968  *   1:25:51 ()
 
  Single File: a bunch of 45s all in a row
John Howard Abdnor  Big Silver Angel   Options   Abnak  1970  45      1:31:22 ()
Even Stevens  Neon Rainbow   Options   Elektra  1976  45      1:34:00 ()
The Critters  Mr. Dieingly Sad   Options   Kapp  1966  45      1:37:32 ()
Glenn Barber  I Don't Want No More of the Cheese (I Just Want Out of the Trap)   Options   Hickory  1969  45      1:40:20 ()
Electric Guitars  Health   Options   Egg  1980  45      1:42:48 ()
Ronnie Spector  You'd Be Good for Me   Options   Tom Cat  1975  45      1:45:13 ()
Cameo  Find My Way   Options   Chocolate City  1975  45      1:48:17 ()
James Brown  Soul Power, Pt. I   Options   King  1971  45      1:51:41 ()
James Brown  Soul Power, Pts. 2 and 3   Options   King  1971  45  Oh, what the hell, let's play 'em all    1:55:12 ()
 
Fleetwood Mac  Emerald Eyes   Options Mystery to Me  Reprise  1971  LP  R.I.P. Bob Welch    2:13:26 ()
Bob Welch  Ebony Eyes   Options French Kiss  Capitol  1977  LP      2:16:33 ()
Fleetwood Mac  Sentimental Lady   Options Bare Trees  Reprise  1972  LP      2:20:13 ()
Bob Welch  Sentimental Lady   Options French Kiss  Capitol  1977  LP      2:24:43 ()
Fleetwood Mac  Future Games   Options Future Games  Reprise  1971  LP      2:27:32 ()
Timothy  Your Love Rolled Over Me   Options WTNG 89.9fm Solid Bronze  The Numero Group  2012  LP  70s sometime  *   2:35:45 ()
Sandy Bull  Driftin'   Options Live 1976  Drag City  2012  LP    *   2:39:14 ()
Terence Boylan  Subterranean Homesick Blues   Options Alias Boona  Verve Forecast  1969  MP3  Thanks, Listener Brian!    2:44:55 ()
Chilli Willi and the Red Hot Peppers  Paper Mill   Options Kings of the Robot Rhythm  Revelation  1972  LP  Thanks, Listener Brian!    2:48:02 ()
Gene Clark  With Tomorrow   Options White Light  Sundazed  2011  CD  From 1971    2:53:52 ()

Listener comments!

  Sun. 6/10/12 12:09am 12539:

Number 1 hit!
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 12:11am Joe McG:

The only kind he makes!
  Sun. 6/10/12 12:21am D in Miami:

You piggybackin' song titles, Joe?
  Sun. 6/10/12 12:22am Droll:

Will we get to hear The Move's Hello Susie in this Susie Sunday Set?
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 12:24am Joe McG:

Two songs of Susie only!
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 12:26am Joe McG:

OK, here's another girl name song. By popular demand!
  Sun. 6/10/12 12:29am Joe B:

Flashcubes! definitely underrated!
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 12:31am Joe McG:

Joe B! Love the Late Show, Joe, thanks!
  Sun. 6/10/12 12:34am Joe B:

thanks for letting me know it was a reissue!
  Sun. 6/10/12 1:05am Matt from Springfield:

It's your thing, Joe, do what you wanna do!
Hi Joe and everyone!
  Sun. 6/10/12 1:06am Matt from Springfield:

This would make GREAT bed music!
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 1:07am Joe McG:

Hey, Matt! I'm doing exactly what I want to do. Not too many people on the comments board tonight, though, so I'll try to be more active as we converse.
  Sun. 6/10/12 1:13am ami ad:

Hey Joe,how you do?Hello all.Great tunes.Green power.Yeah.But what station we are listening to? hehe
  Sun. 6/10/12 1:13am Brian in UK:

Mornin' Joe, goin' car bootin' this AM, hence the early start. Will not take my coat off!
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 1:15am Joe McG:

Hey, ami ad! Green power makes FMU run! Hey, Brian! Car bootin' sounds like fun. Are you buyin' or sellin'?
  Sun. 6/10/12 1:16am Matt from Springfield:

100 Proof Aged In Soul--good singer!
More like 190 Proof!
  Sun. 6/10/12 1:18am Brian in UK:

Sellin'. No buying. Nothing comes home. Thats the theory.
Getting some soul going here.
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 1:22am Joe McG:

@Brian: Excellent! Well, I hope you have good luck. I'm going to be playing something from one of your "donations" later on!
  Sun. 6/10/12 1:22am Matt from Springfield:

Los Fulanos making this a lot more Latin, and danceable!
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 1:23am Joe McG:

Taking it to the dance floor in a way New Order never imagined, I'm sure!
  Sun. 6/10/12 1:29am Matt from Springfield:

I'll say!
Hey, and this mimics the tune of one of Julie's favorite bands ;)
  Sun. 6/10/12 1:31am Brian in UK:

Cut & run. See you the archive. Have a good week. Short & sweet, the sun is really shining here today. Cor blimey.
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 1:33am Joe McG:

@Brian: Good luck with the sale!
  Sun. 6/10/12 1:42am Matt from Springfield:

Loved that "Neon Rainbow"!
Now, did the Critters have any other significant hits?
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 1:43am Joe McG:

They had a couple, Matt, but that was the big 'ne. I almost played the B, which is also good, but I wanted to hear that song.
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 1:49am Joe McG:

The other big one had "Rain" in the title, but I can't remember the rest. 'Something About the Rain"? I'll go look it up!
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 1:50am Joe McG:

"Don't Let the Rain Fall Down on Me."
  Sun. 6/10/12 1:50am Matt from Springfield:

Thanks, Joe!
Ronnie is doing surprisingly well at pre-disco! I like most anything she sings, but she's quite versatile over many styles.
  Sun. 6/10/12 1:51am Matt from Springfield:

And CAMEO!
This is pre-80s funk disco! They go back far.
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 1:52am Joe McG:

They do!
  Sun. 6/10/12 1:59am Matt from Springfield:

"Can we go one more time?" We most certainly can! Surprise Pts. 2 and 3, YES!
  Sun. 6/10/12 1:59am Matt from Springfield:

Yes, let's play 'em all! (Any other parts, 4 and 5? Might as well go for it! ;)
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 2:00am Joe McG:

"Soul Power, Pt. 47."
  Sun. 6/10/12 2:13am Matt from Springfield:

Very sad to hear about Bob Welch. RIP.
  Sun. 6/10/12 2:18am Matt from Springfield:

This is a nice one; I know the more chart topping ELO-like "Ebony Eyes", but what a nice mellow "Emerald Eyes".
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 2:18am Joe McG:

It DOES give me the opportunity for the big "eyes" segueway. Silver lining, I guess.
  Sun. 6/10/12 2:18am KP:

I was going to say there was a long spell between Green and Welch but album wise it seems they only made one before the latter, Kiln House.
  Sun. 6/10/12 2:19am Matt from Springfield:

(Think of the Devil!) :)
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 2:20am Joe McG:

Yeah, it became the Danny and Bob show, pretty much, although Christine McVie wrote a lot of the tunes also.
  Sun. 6/10/12 2:22am KP:

Maybe too late but FM version of Sentimental Ladi is far superior
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 2:23am Joe McG:

FM version?
  Sun. 6/10/12 2:24am Matt from Springfield:

I like both versions of "Sentimental Lady", for different reasons. For late-night freeform, this original version obviously wins out (we can pretend that we're relaxing, getting high, and listening to FM radio 40 years ago! :)

That said, I *love* the Bare Trees album. Please consider playing more stuff from it!
  Sun. 6/10/12 2:25am KP:

I saw them twice before welch, second time in a club with Green coming back to replace Spencer, who left to join Children of God. That show was religious for me.
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 2:26am Joe McG:

@KP: Lucky you didn't run off and join the Children of God, too!
  Sun. 6/10/12 2:26am Matt from Springfield:

This is indeed a very "FM radio" cut for '72, but I believe KP just meant the original "Fleetwood Mac" version, as opposed to Bob's solo version on French Kiss.
  Sun. 6/10/12 2:27am KP:

The Fleetwood Mac Bare Trees version. actually this week I was surprised to hear it was considered a solo song.
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 2:28am Joe McG:

Ha ha! I thought you were talking about FM radio. It's late and getting later!
  Sun. 6/10/12 2:31am KP:

I was leaning on stage eight feet from the guy, I would have followed him anywhere. By far best guitar performancf I've ever seen, and I saw just about all
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 2:33am Joe McG:

Very cool. I once saw some transvestites dressed like Stevie Nicks spin around, but it's not quite the same thing.
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 2:36am Joe McG:

I suddenly do feel like I've time travelled back to FM radio circa 1971...
  Sun. 6/10/12 2:38am Matt from Springfield:

WTNG! Perfect transition out of this set! Love this album! :D
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 2:39am Joe McG:

Soft rock hits, all night long, here at WFMU, 91.1fm.
  Sun. 6/10/12 2:48am Matt from Springfield:

Ha ha, interesting 70s rock ballad cover of SHB!
Avatar    Sun. 6/10/12 2:55am Joe McG:

See you fellas later, I'm about to take a powder. Have a GREAT week!
  Sun. 6/10/12 2:55am Matt from Springfield:

Great folk rock cut! If you come back to this page, thank you much Brian!
  Sun. 6/10/12 2:57am Matt from Springfield:

Thanks Joe! Thoroughly enjoyable show, and have a great week yourself!
  Sun. 6/10/12 2:57am KP:

With Tomorrow, now you're killing me. Ultra clasic little heard Gene Clark.
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