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Every show starts with a cut from the ‘70s: Rediscovering the forgotten rockers, revisiting the once-hated disco beats, replaying the power-pop favorites. Next: copious amounts of new releases and occasional live bands. Also: I’m the biggest Nick Gilder fan on WFMU.

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Options May 29, 2013: a few Barcelona record store finds, plus the official start of summer!

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
continental uptight band  changin' rearrangin'   Options 7"  belter  1971      0:00:00 ()
cash down  cash down   Options 7"  buk/basf  1975      0:03:29 ()
los stop  el remo   Options 7"  belter  1968      0:06:01 ()
fugitivos  cabeza abojo   Options 7"  estopi  1990      0:08:03 ()
suzy y los quattro with the rubinoos  fox on the run   Options 7"  wpr        0:11:48 ()
aa & the doctors  out in the backyard   Options 7"  cbs holland  1982      0:15:08 ()
ultracuerpos  rumble in brighton   Options rock 'n' roll radio 7" ep  h-records  2003      0:17:46 ()
paul vincent  disco duck   Options 7"  bp  1976  Especial Discoteca! Version original francesa!    0:21:41 ()
starbreaker  sound of summer   Options 7"  chrysalis  1977  The campaign to bring this song back resumes!!    0:24:26 ()
 
guadalupe plata  oh my bey!   Options s/t  everlasting records      *   0:40:21 ()
livids  your house or the courthouse   Options 7" ep  slovenly      *   0:45:09 ()
the blind shake  go go 78   Options 7"  sweet rot      *   0:47:05 ()
sur royal da count and the parliaments  scream mother stream   Options 7"  norton      *   0:49:57 ()
heavy times  lantern trail   Options 7"  windian      *   0:52:45 ()
 
giorgio  son of my father (part 2)   Options schlagermoroder vol 1 1966-1975  repertoire      *   1:01:14 ()
wavves  paranoid   Options afraid of heights  warner bros      *   1:04:20 ()
human eye  gettin' mean   Options into unknown  goner      *   1:07:10 ()
the stranglers  in the shadows   Options black & white  a&m  1978      1:10:53 ()
yeah yeah yeahs  mosquito   Options mosquito  interscope      *   1:15:32 ()
 
thee oh sees  sweets helicopter   Options floating coffin  castle face      *   1:27:45 ()
white fence  to the boy i jumped in the hemlock alley   Options cyclops reap  castle face      *   1:31:25 ()
all white jury  destitute   Options trials and errors  all white jury    from 1989, never released  *   1:33:27 ()
chris stamey  occasional shivers   Options lovesick blues  yep roc      *   1:37:03 ()
 
tommy keene  back to zero now   Options 7"  12xu      *   1:46:19 ()
the orange peels  aether tide   Options sun moon  minty fresh    playing live on the Three Chord Monte program June 4!  *   1:49:36 ()
paul kelly & the messengers  before too long   Options songs from the south volumes 1 & 2: greatest hits  gawd aggie  2011  orig 1986ish; playing live later tonight on 100% Whatever!    1:53:00 ()
kids on a crime spree  creep the creeps   Options 7"  xlumberland      *   1:56:28 ()
 
the knife  raging lung   Options shaking the habitual  mute      *   2:10:52 ()
quando quango  go exciting (12" mix)   Options va-fac. dance 02: factory records 12" mixes & rarities 1980-87  strut      *   2:20:42 ()
wax idols  ad re: ian   Options discipline + desire  slumberland      *   2:26:16 ()
murray head  say it ain't so joe   Options say it ain't so  a&m  1974      2:30:39 ()
the hecks  trust and order   Options 7"  moniker      *   2:35:03 ()
 
don cavalli  garden of love   Options temperamental  a rag / because music      *   2:45:42 ()
kurt vile  never run away   Options walkin on a pretty daze  matador      *   2:48:34 ()
dry bonnet  do it clean   Options 7"  replay      *   2:51:50 ()
omd  the future will be silent   Options english electric  bmg      *   2:54:54 ()
 

Listener comments!

Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:03pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Welcome back from Spain!
  Wed. 5/29/13 9:03pm 12539:

Memorial Day's passed, Evan, you can play Starbreaker now!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:04pm efd:

Thanks Ken!

12539, don't think that's not on my mind -- especially considering the local temperature!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:04pm Barkevious Shabazz:

I miss the Evan Davies Funk Show.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:05pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- Thx for bringing Primavera to us!
- good to have Program back!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:05pm G:

I'm not missing it right now :)
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:07pm Kat in Chicago:

I like how they tried to rhyme "cash down" and "trash can"
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:07pm Loretta:

Hi Evan...... missed ya last week....
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:08pm Barkevious Shabazz:

BASF Records? Nice.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:08pm G:

close only counts in horsehoes and pop lyric rhyme schemes :)
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:09pm dale:

you can be honest - as exciting as the atmosphere of psf seems, sitting in a tent forever is not much fun. i had fun listening, but i was able to be drunk for most of it.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:10pm efd:

Hi Kat, Barkevious, Loretta, RRN63, G, and all lurkers! Great to be back! Hope you're all enjoying this small selection of the records I picked up in Barcelona!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:10pm Mailman Tom:

Thanks for playing the imports!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:10pm Holly in NC:

Welcome back, efd!
Was just listening to 'Wings of Love', the titular track to recently released album of Shuggie Otis songs from his "lost years", which opens w. seagull effects .... Starbreaker came instantly to mind!

fwiw said lp (Wings of Love) is great, that song, unfortunately not so much
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:10pm G:

"they're from barcelona" :p
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:14pm Parq:

Is the Estopi label connected with the band Estopa?
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:17pm G:

efd cleaning out spain's backlog of unsold used 45s :-)
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:18pm Kat in Chicago:

@G someone's gotta do it
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:18pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Sopapilla Records and Filmworks
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:20pm Parq:

Okay, I admit it, I'm a sucker for Setzer and his L.I. buddies. Great cover, this! Love the distort.
  Wed. 5/29/13 9:20pm 12539:

Como se dice "singles going steady" en espanol?
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:24pm Kat in Chicago:

What the duck is this??
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:24pm fleep:

Well worth the trip to get the disco duck.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:24pm steve:

oh... my... god
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:25pm steve:

es muy bueno
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:25pm G:

singles would be solteros in spanish, but it means unmarried people, not a 45. the english phrase is a pun, and might be tricky to do in spanish
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:25pm Mike East:

Checking in for a bit. Thanks for your efforts at primavera, Evan. I have the archives open in two Windows on my home computer, just waiting to be enjoyed...if only the current programming wasn't so excellent, I could dive right in.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:25pm G:

DUCK, EVERYONE!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:25pm dale:

i think it's pronounced ' dees-co duck'. but they would force feed it and eat it's liver
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:26pm Barkevious Shabazz:

fleek flack fluck? Leave it to the frogs to murder an American classic.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:26pm G:

Summer Has Officially Begun.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:26pm Stevel:

Summer is here!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:26pm steve:

AAAAAAGGGHHH SUMMER HAS STARTED
  Wed. 5/29/13 9:26pm john:

Well, about time!
  Wed. 5/29/13 9:26pm 12539:

Si Si!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:27pm G:

my ex used to have the maine coon shaved for summer...
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:27pm Loretta:

@G: OMG!!!! poor kitty!!!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:28pm steve:

oof. cant imagine any cat enjoying being shaved?
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:28pm Barkevious Shabazz:

@G this is a family progrim.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:30pm G:

i kinds think the maine coon liked it. the vet did it. we did not have central a/c!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:31pm Holly in NC:

@G - We just trimmed our long hair *way* down, she loves the feeling but hates the look! Seriously, she stays in our yard so the neighbor cats can't see her.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:31pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

AzulPutaCorazon!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:32pm Kat in Chicago:

My friends just gave their Maine coon a lion cut, took 3 hours!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:32pm Loretta:

@G: I gave my Persian a 'puppy cut' & he was very shy afterward.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:39pm G:

@Holly: cats notoriously hate being laughed at by their fellow highschoolers.

@Loretta: it was not a shave to the skin cut, it was a crew cut, kind of. maybe that's a puppy cut???
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:41pm Loretta:

@G: yeah, that's what I call a puppy cut. it's amazing the amount of fur that came off him.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:44pm Holly in NC:

@G & @Loretta - Fur, oh lord. I furminate (new verb!) all 3 cats 2x day, I could've knitted 10 sweaters already this season. You know that's a thing (crafting w cat hair), right? Books on Amazon, etc.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:46pm Holly in NC:

Love this guadalupe plata album.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:46pm Loretta:

@Holly: I saw a group of people who get together & knit purses from their cat's fur! I watch way too much Animal Planet... LOL!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:47pm Stevel:

Uh oh! Someone turned on the ROCK knob!
  Wed. 5/29/13 9:47pm Tim in VT:

Love Guadalupe wanna go back to Austin. Wah
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:48pm fleep:

guadalupe plata + livids: uh HUH.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:49pm Holly in NC:

@Loretta - if I knew how to knit, I would absolutely join in, thereby becoming most insane cat lady ever. Thank goodness I cannot.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:49pm efd:

Guadalupe Plata no tiene gracia.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:50pm Stevel:

I am NOT getting tired of The Blind Shake.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:51pm Holly in NC:

oooh.. new The Blind Shake, yay!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:52pm Danne D:

Hi Funk Fans :) Hi EFD :)

This song is why I put the headphone into the computer before pulling up the scream, er stream :)
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:52pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

OhhhHHHHhHYAUHDOOO
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:53pm G:

@Loretta: When you bathe a longhair like a miane coon, you can see the cat's visible volume dry is really as much fur as body.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:55pm G:

a wet cat looks like a halfdrowned chihuahua
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:57pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...wine!...
  Wed. 5/29/13 9:57pm Tim in VT:

Ah yer makin me miss my half coon cat Dida.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 9:57pm Holly in NC:

a wet cat looks your killer, biding its time....
  Wed. 5/29/13 10:00pm Tim in VT:

Thanks for the scotch and music break Evan. Really hit the spot!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:00pm Loretta:

a wet kitty is not a happy kitty!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:03pm Stevel:

Pretty sure I have to share this bit of feline mayhem now.

www.youtube.com...
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:03pm efd:

Tim, thanks for bringing your scotch!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:04pm joe:

'ello folks
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:05pm Loretta:

@Stevel: OMG!!! now that's a cat lady..
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:05pm steve:

i like this for so many reasons
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:07pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...this cat seems resigned... :
fatcatart.ru...
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:08pm Stevel:

'ello joe.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:13pm Stevel:

Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

Stranglers. On the B&W vinyl?
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:15pm efd:

Yes indeed!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:16pm Barkevious Shabazz:

And the Fad Gadget soundalikearama starts...... now.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:16pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I think this Stranglers influenced 'Nose Goblins' by Ren&Stimpy (note ref. to 'dog' & 'cat')...
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:16pm Stevel:

Pretty sure I bought that new. Great album. Still very strange.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:17pm Stevel:

RRN63: That's hard to argue with.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:19pm Droll:

C is not for Cat -- C is for Cookie!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:21pm G:

C is for many nice things :p
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:28pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Kelly's "You Can't Take it With You," is undeniably great.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:29pm Holly in NC:

@Stevel - just was able to link to cat mosh pit, love it! :-)
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:32pm Stevel:

Holly: Just glad its not in Smell-A-Vision.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:34pm Danne D:

@Droll - good enough for me
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:35pm Droll:

My cat has no nose.
How does it smell?
AWFUL!
[paraphrasing an early German V-Joke]
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:36pm Barkevious Shabazz:

That White Fence was really great.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:36pm Holly in NC:

Yeesh, stay away from Twitter for a day & miss all the big news ...everyone hear about the beaver attack in Belarus?
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:38pm Danne D:

Saw a headline on yahoo, Holly
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:38pm Danne D:

Torts getting fired was the big news to me :)
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:45pm Danne D:

Running home to try and catch game 7 overtime :)

May be back on it a bit. If not thanks for a great show EFD :)

til we meet again funk fans!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 10:45pm Loretta:

adios, Danne D
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:03pm steve:

uh-renge
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:03pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- - ☆ - ☆ - - - - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ - - - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆...
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:04pm steve:

ah-renge
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:06pm davex:

That's funny - that already crossed my mind as one way to figure out if DJs are or-iginally from the general area or perhaps not.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:08pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...the Future is Folked...
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:11pm Uncle Michael:

Go Blackhawks!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:13pm Uncle Michael:

I'm from *a* general area. Hi folks.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:17pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...*&* bits of you are orange...
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:18pm Uncle Michael:

Those are just rumors.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:19pm davex:

Hi Uncle Michael! Yes, you are from the general Blackhawks area.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:19pm G:

things are getting rough...
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:29pm Uncle Michael:

Hi, davex.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:33pm Uncle Michael:

Is Murray Head a big White Sox fan? Because...they totally got owned again today.
  Wed. 5/29/13 11:35pm ?:

Sounds so much like Pete Townshend
  Wed. 5/29/13 11:35pm Matt:

Hmm...the path from this to One Night in Bangkok must have been very interesting and drug-filled.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:36pm efd:

It does seem like an odd phrase for an Englishman to latch onto.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:36pm Parq:

I remember this Murray Head song so vividly, And, of course, he was the lead, Judas, in the original LP version of "Jesus Christ Superstar" -- none of the 87 billion other versions of that property have even come close.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:36pm davex:

Nice reference. Time to read Shoeless Joe again.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:36pm Uncle Michael:

Beats having too much heaven on his mind, I suppose.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:37pm Parq:

Q-Mark, interestingly enough, that song was covered -- lamely -- by Daltry on one of his solo outings.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:37pm efd:

?, maybe that's what inspired Roger Daltrey to cover it? But the original blows the Daltrey version away, imho.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:38pm davex:

efd: But does he say "or-ange"?
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:38pm Uncle Michael:

I prefer Daltrey's Leo Sayer penned material.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:38pm efd:

On the other hand, I prefer Daltrey's version of "Avenging Annie" to Andy Pratt's.

[awaits torches and pitchforks]
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:39pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Who?
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:41pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

The↑
Who
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:42pm Parq:

Hmm, different approach, I dunno that I would say that I like one or the other better -- Daltry's "Show Go On" and "Annie" or the originals. Pratt had the hook of singing the "They call me Avenging Annie" in a falsetto first-person. Daltry's people changed it to "They call her ... "
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:48pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Daltrey too relentlessy matcho for that...
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:49pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

&/or vocal range...
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:53pm davex:

Thanks, Evan, for a great selection and keeping me going through the night.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:54pm efd:

You bet davex, thanks for listening!
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:55pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks Evan...cool show as usual.
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:55pm Parq:

Whoa, this Dry Bonnet cover is killer! Speaking of arguably better than the original ...
Avatar Wed. 5/29/13 11:56pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

All the Daves Thank You!
...As a 'Davies' - you may be an honorary...
  Wed. 5/29/13 11:56pm 12539:

Thank you, Mr Funk!
Avatar Thu. 5/30/13 12:31am Cheri Pi:

thanks for this EFD!
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