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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 August 28, 2013: 5th nearly-annual Disco/Dance Party!

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Summertime always reminds me of listening to Ken "Spider" Webb and Ricky Ricardo and, of course the Chief Rocker Frankie Crocker on WBLS. In that spirit, I present the 5th mostly-annual Evan "Funk" Davies Disco/Dance Party! I'll be spinning some classic jams of the mid-'70s and early '80s, along with some lesser-known nuggets. It's the kind of show that makes you say "I haven't heard this in 35 years" and "why haven't I heard this before?!" so if you love the nightlife you'll tune in!

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Disco disclaimer! I'm keeping the lines blurry and using "disco" as a catch-all term for my own take on fun dance music from the mid-70s to the early '80s, expanding the boundaries (and sound) of the traditional disco era. No griping, please!



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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Approx. start time
alicia bridges  i love the nightlife   Options 7"  polydor  1978    0:00:00 ()
denroy morgan  i'll do anything for you   Options 12"  becket  1981    0:03:01 ()
lamont dozier  boogie business   Options 7"  warner bros  1979    0:10:58 ()
the jacksons  shake your body down to the ground   Options 12"  epic  1978    0:14:36 ()
first choice  great expectations   Options 12"  salsoul  1979  A Tom Moulton Mix!  0:22:48 ()
dr. john  jet set   Options 12"  streetwise  1984  produced by Duke Bootee  0:27:43 ()
the three degrees  giving up giving in   Options 12"  ariola  1978  produced by Giorgio Moroder  0:32:45 ()
the state dept  wild honey part i   Options 7"  abbott  1972    0:36:43 ()
southroad connection  you like it we love it   Options 12"  mahogany  1977    0:38:36 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
silvetti 
spring rain   Options 7"  salsoul  1977    0:46:04 ()
syl johnson  mystery lady   Options 12"  hi  1979  Vote now at IndieWire.com!  0:48:56 ()
mcfadden & whitehead  ain't no stoppin' us now   Options 7"  philadelphia international  1979    0:54:23 ()
sylvester  band of gold   Options 12"  megatone  1983    0:58:21 ()
wardell piper  super sweet   Options 12"  midsong  1979    1:02:02 ()
gary toms empire  7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (blow your whistle)   Options 7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (blow your whistle)  pip  1975    1:09:53 ()
donnie vann  disco train   Options 7"  to-keh  1980    1:14:40 ()
donald byrd & 125th st nyc  love has come around   Options love byrd  elektra  1981    1:18:33 ()
vicki sue robinson  to sir with love   Options 12"  profile  1981    1:26:44 ()
rosebud  have a cigar   Options 12"  warner bros  1977    1:31:44 ()
sugar cane  montego bay   Options 12"  ariola  1978    1:38:08 ()
garrett scott  na na kiss him goodbye   Options 12"  west end  1976    1:42:18 ()
meco  spooky   Options moondancer  casablanca  1979    1:46:45 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
fast radio 
under my thumb   Options 12"  web      1:51:22 ()
s.o.s. band  just be good to me   Options 12"  tabu  1983    1:55:35 ()
peter brown  do you wanna get funky with me   Options 7"  drive/tk  1977    2:01:39 ()
boney m  ma baker   Options 7"  atlantic      2:05:16 ()
c.j. & co.  devil's gun   Options 7"  westbound  1977    2:09:34 ()
central line  walking into sunshine   Options 12"  mercury  1981    2:13:22 ()
roberta kelly  zodiacs   Options 7"  novola  1977  a Giorgio Moroder/Pete Bellotte production  2:19:02 ()
carol jiani  hit & run lover   Options 12"  ariola  1981    2:23:19 ()
patrick hernandez  born to be alive   Options 12"  columbia  1979    2:28:51 ()
dorothy moore  let the music play   Options 12"  tk  1977    2:36:13 ()
raydio  is this a love thing   Options 7"  arista  1978    2:41:36 ()
machine  there but for the grace of god go i   Options 12"  rca  1979    2:45:00 ()
dana & gene  dario, can you get me into studio 54?   Options 12"  midsong  1978  August Darnell double-play!  2:49:54 ()
the ritchie family  the best disco in town   Options 7"  marlin  1976    2:55:12 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
william goldstein & the magic disco machine 
midnight rhapsody pt 2   Options 7"        2:58:14 ()


Listener comments!

Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:04pm Uncle Michael:

Love and flies just bring me down.
     Wed. 8/28/13 9:04pm 12539:

It's tiiiime for the f̶u̶n̶k̶! - er, I mean disco.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:04pm Kat in Chicago:

Ready to disco down!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:04pm Alex of Chicago:

Boogie down!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 9:04pm fleep:

Boogie!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:05pm steve:

yo efd!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:06pm Mike East:

nice disclaimer and even nicer virtual disco ball!
  Wed. 8/28/13 9:07pm john:

Hey Evan! Been looking forward to this year's disco dance party for nearly fourteen months!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 9:07pm Pine:

Party!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 9:10pm efd:

Hey everyone! thanks for tuning in, I hope you've got your dancing shoes on!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:10pm Uncle Michael:

Dubonet on the rocks and a couple bumps of blow. Sporting a Nik Nik shirt, square patch jeans and Dingo boots...and an attempted mustache.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:11pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Hullo DanceyPeople !
...I won't be lurky wallflower allnight & put out funnyvibes - I promise!
...I'll just pop in & say Hullo!! & Have a Great Evening !
...& check it all out for a little while...
...! - Hell - w/ this ⚡ thunder ⚡ here where I am power'll prob. go out for a bit anyhow...
  Wed. 8/28/13 9:12pm john:

...catch a strong breeze under the shirt collar and you're airborne
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:13pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

attempted mustache! Hehehe...
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:13pm Mike East:

I left my dancing shoes home, so I think I'll just go barefoot. Please nobody step on my feet with yer platforms.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 9:13pm Pine:

Ok I'm actually going to put on my dancing clothes :D
  Wed. 8/28/13 9:14pm Weems:

Funk!!! I used to play Boogie Business LOUD on my PA system in my basement. Djd school dances as The Weems Noise Co. In the late 70s.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:14pm Uncle Michael:

I feel like I'm on Mel's Rock Pile.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:15pm Rockin'" Mel Slirrup:

Lady's choice!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 9:16pm fleep:

I couldn't find poppers, so I'm inhaling foaming carpet cleaner. Really.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 9:18pm efd:

Weems, that is awesome! Great to see you here!
  Wed. 8/28/13 9:19pm Andrea True:

Got any coke?
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:19pm Uncle Michael:

Nobody move...I lost my medallion.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 9:21pm Pine:

Rockin my red flares and brown/orange polyester shirt, wooo!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:21pm Uncle Michael:

It was my best cornicello. Crap.
  Wed. 8/28/13 9:24pm john:

Thankfully, you're still wearing the other two.
  Wed. 8/28/13 9:26pm Weems:

More Moulton Mixes please!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:27pm BadGuyZero:

Woohoo!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:27pm steve:

i havent seen it yet but i heard that the new Tom Moulton video interview on Red Bull Music Academy is super
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 9:30pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

Now this is what I needed Saturday night.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:30pm Mike East:

Kool & the Gang had a studio here on hold for tomorrow, but they let it go. I was kinda bummed.
  Wed. 8/28/13 9:31pm Mike Sin:

This may sound geeky, but I've had this show marked as an "appointment" in my Outlook calendar since Evan announced it - Yes, that's how much I've been looking forward to it!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:33pm Mike East:

Yes, that's very geeky, Mr. Sin, but you are in the right company for that, I think.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:37pm Kat in Chicago:

Where are the ladies on the comments board tonight?!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:40pm steve:

Kat, my disco student was supposed to come by to listen with me but had to reschedule, though i will probably be assigning her tonights archive as homework...
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:41pm Kat in Chicago:

Best homework ever!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 9:43pm Holly in NC:

@Kat - Here, but unable to chat ;-)

Hi EFD! Or should that be EDD?
  Wed. 8/28/13 9:43pm Weems:

Southroad Connection sounds slow, pitch it up!

Three degrees album in 78 was loaded with jams!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:44pm Kat in Chicago:

Hi Holly! I haven't been on here for a few weeks. I was afraid the Giant Honking Palmetto Bug got you!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:44pm sugarwolf:

It's too humid to dance :( so I guess I'll listen & read a book.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:49pm BadGuyZero:

www.indiewire.com...
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:50pm BadGuyZero:

And as soon as I clicked "POST IT!" you said on-air that you would post the link on the playlist.
  Wed. 8/28/13 9:51pm neelc13:

To quote the great Phil Collins: "I can't dance."
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 9:53pm efd:

The more links the merrier!
  Wed. 8/28/13 9:56pm Mylie Cyrus:

That link aint twerkin.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 9:56pm Mike East:

damn, missed syl johnson.
  Wed. 8/28/13 9:57pm neelc13:

Twerks for me, Mylie
  Wed. 8/28/13 9:58pm Weems:

Anybody else live the disco dream back in the 70's? Just teen discos for me. Acts I saw live in the disco decade: Trammps, Kool and the Gang, Marvin Gaye, Parliament Funkadelic , Bootsy, Jacksons, Vickie Sue Robinson, Heatwave,
BT Express, Meco!
  Wed. 8/28/13 9:58pm Weems:

Anybody else live the disco dream back in the 70's? Just teen discos for me. Acts I saw live in the disco decade: Trammps, Kool and the Gang, Marvin Gaye, Parliament Funkadelic , Bootsy, Jacksons, Vickie Sue Robinson, Heatwave,
BT Express, Meco!
  Wed. 8/28/13 9:58pm Roydon Ziegler:

Roy Jr. Loves the Sixers theme.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 9:59pm efd:

playlist link is fixed now - I think BGZ's link worked all along. Thx for the alert Ms. C.
  Wed. 8/28/13 10:00pm neelc13:

What's up, Roy? Did you put on nem dancing shoes?
  Wed. 8/28/13 10:01pm Mylie Cyrus:

Butt of course.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:02pm Uncle Michael:

I was pretty anti-disco as a youth. Pro-funk, though.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:02pm fleep:

Tongues a lot, Mylie.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:03pm efd:

I bought one of those custom-made shirts with the hot transfer letters that said "Disco Sucks" when I was in high school. Things change.

Michael, I'm hopeful you're still pro-Funk.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:03pm Uncle Michael:

I'd kill for some Hamilton Bohannon.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:05pm Kat in Chicago:

Weems, that is an impressive list! I didn't get to see any of them live back in the day.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:08pm Uncle Michael:

I'll throw down the funk till I can no longer get off my ass and jam.
  Wed. 8/28/13 10:09pm neelc13:

Disco's certainly not my favorite genre of music, but I enjoy it well enough.

I'm also very much pro-funk.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:12pm Uncle Michael:

blow your whistle
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:12pm steve:

Weems - i sadly did not, wasn't even born... but im happy to say I've been to David Mancuso's Loft parties recently... great time and pretty time capsule-like.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:13pm Mike East:

I wanna play the whistle in this band.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:13pm steve:

god, i love the disco whistle
  Wed. 8/28/13 10:14pm neelc13:

I've never heard this song before. Great tune.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:14pm Droll:

I never abandoned my love of disco! CHIC is one of my all-time fave bands, which annoyed my (hair-)metal friends to no end. Now disco metal is an entire schtick for cover bands like Tragedy.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:14pm efd:

different type of disco whistle coming up next!
  Wed. 8/28/13 10:15pm Weems:

Thanks Kat. Thankfully had an older sister who would give in to my incessant begging.

Anyone frequent the legendary Downstairs Records in NYC back in the day? Warren Tesoro from there was in the Gary Toms Empire.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:16pm fleep:

It sure was a great time for horn sections and string sections, after years of guitars and drums.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:17pm Mike East:

haha. awesome. I wish it was the same guy. He's like the go to guy if you want whistle on your track.
  Wed. 8/28/13 10:17pm Mylie Cyrus:

I loves me some BT Express.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:19pm steve:

wow, only ever knew Dance Reaction's (i think later) Disco Train
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:19pm Mike East:

absolutely, fleep. Its expensive to hire a disco band. lots of backup singers and keyboards, too.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:20pm steve:

plus the whistle player!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:21pm Mike East:

...one of the reasons we were hoping to get Kool & the Gang in here...it would have been a good backline rental, I bet.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:22pm Holly in NC:

Very odd listening to this show while reading 'Detroit Rock City' ... total audio/visual disconnect!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:24pm Droll:

I miss bands with 15 professional musicians. I'd settle for 5. All they're offering is a guy with a laptop.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:26pm Kat in Chicago:

For a city (in)famous as the home of Disco Demolition, you can hear quite a lot of the stuff around here these days, if you've a mind to. I have several DJ friends in Chicago who are quite sincerely, non-ironically into disco. One of them just announced today on Facebook that she's starting a new night called "The Full Twelve Inches" - 12" dance singles played in their entirety! - and she posted a YouTube link to the Gary Tom's Empire version of "Drive My Car" on the event page. I see a Tom Moulton Mix on there too.
  Wed. 8/28/13 10:28pm The King:

WhoooooOOOOOOO BABY! It's I, Elvis Aaron Presley. I just popped by from my subterranean sand kingdom to bust a move and get down with my funky bad self! HOo-AH! Man, this party is about as happenin' as a PBB Sandwich! Mwoo-HAH! Karate! YEAH!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:28pm steve:

Kat - i should probably just look this up but is Frankie Knuckles still in town? he was on a recent list of 50 still-active djs over 50
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:29pm Kat in Chicago:

Steve: absolutely. I believe he's playing here at Smart Bar on Sunday night.
  Wed. 8/28/13 10:30pm Weems:

Thankfully Rochester NY had a great R
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:30pm Uncle Michael:

Love seeing Chicago represent.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:32pm efd:

what's up, Elvis? Or should I say elvIs?
  Wed. 8/28/13 10:33pm JustSheaNo:

Not a moment to soon, love.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:33pm BadGuyZero:

Oh.
My.
Gaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawd!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:34pm Pine:

Brilliant have a cigar cover!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:34pm Droll:

[Saucer Eyed]
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:34pm Uncle Michael:

Now, if I can hear a ska version of Have A Cigar I can die happy.
  Wed. 8/28/13 10:35pm Mylie Cyrus:

Peanut butter and bacon?mmmmmmm
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:35pm BadGuyZero:

Is there really a cover of "Money" on the flipside?
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:35pm Pine:

This replaces the Primus version as my favourite rendition
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:36pm Kat in Chicago:

I don't know if a ska version exists but I have no trouble imagining one.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:36pm Droll:

BGZ, Stop teasing
  Wed. 8/28/13 10:36pm Weems:

My hometown, Rochester NY had a great R
  Wed. 8/28/13 10:37pm Weems:

WTF?
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:37pm steve:

damn! if theres a more surprising disco cover i havent heard it (though im sure there is)... though honorable mention to the disco version of Can's I Want More
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:38pm BadGuyZero:

@Droll: According to the info on Discogs the b-side is a cover of "Money."

www.discogs.com...
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:38pm efd:

come on Weems, I know you can do it!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:39pm Uncle Michael:

"My hometown, Rochester NY had a great Ramada Inn."
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:39pm efd:

It's true, "Money" is on the other side. All I remember is that I liked "Have A Cigar" better.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:40pm Uncle Michael:

key to the engine??? key to the MG.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:40pm efd:

Next one is for the Chicagoans
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:41pm Uncle Michael:

woo!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:41pm Uncle Michael:

Disco Ministry cover!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:41pm Kat in Chicago:

I like the disco ska Montego Bay
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:42pm Droll:

UM, Closer than you might think, I suppose.
  Wed. 8/28/13 10:43pm Weems:

Uncle Michael guessed it!
My hometown station was great but in summer of 78 visited NYC shortly after WKTU signed as an all disco station. Incredible! Visited in summer of 79 and 92KTU DOMINATED. Roller boogie had taken over Central Park.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:43pm Uncle Michael:

This might be for freakin' White Sox fans...but not for CHICAGOANS.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:44pm efd:

haha, fair point Weems.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:44pm party sub:

Loving the show tonight!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:45pm Kat in Chicago:

LOL, nice one EFD
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:46pm efd:

OK, one more song in the classic rock portion coming up after this.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:46pm Droll:

Revolting Cocks cover of Do Ya Think I'm Sexy narrowly avoided!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:47pm Kat in Chicago:

*whew*
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:51pm BadGuyZero:

I had that Meco Star Wars 7-inch when I was a kid.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:52pm BadGuyZero:

I was in the video for RevCo's "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy."
  Wed. 8/28/13 10:52pm Mylie Cyrus:

Everybody knows The Exorcist was just a taster for Roller Boogie, Linda Blair-wise. Whither Jim Bray?
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:52pm Droll:

I own the 12" as an adult.
Are you in a dress? Which one are you?
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:53pm Kat in Chicago:

A pal found the Meco Disco Wizard of Oz at a yard sale for $1 recently.
BGZ - OMG!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:54pm pacific standard simon:

Here for the final hour -- woop woop!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:54pm Uncle Michael:

If you play disco wizard of oz and watch the Wall with the sound down...they sync perfectly.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:54pm Julie:

E F Diddy?
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:54pm Kat in Chicago:

UM - I'll take your word for it!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:55pm steve:

the Rite Aid in my neighborhood used to be a roller disco in early 80s... there's still a big disco ball hanging from the ceiling www.flickr.com...
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:55pm Julie:

oh that's so cool, steve
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:56pm Kat in Chicago:

Best Rite Aid Ever!
Oh I LOVE this record.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 10:56pm Pine:

Cool, there's a pretty active Roller Disco scene here in Glasgow of all places!
  Wed. 8/28/13 10:56pm neelc13:

Wow. That cover of "Have A Cigar" was interesting to say the least.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:58pm Uncle Michael:

It's too late for me to rip Evan off and play something that's now on my mind (THANKS)...*this* Friday. There are other Fridays.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 10:58pm BadGuyZero:

Batteries changed!
  Wed. 8/28/13 10:59pm Weems:

Make my funk the E Funk, I wants to get funked up! I want the bomb, I want the E Funk. I want my funk uncut! But I digress, how many of your 12 inch singles are labeled with their BPM?
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:00pm Holly in NC:

@Steve - that's most excellent!
I miss my Nike roller skates. Our roller rink played more Van Halen than disco, however.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:00pm Droll:

Unless BPM are the original owner's initials, I'd guess 0.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:01pm Uncle Michael:

Ain't no party like an E Funk party, cuz an E Funk party don't stop.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:01pm Stevel:

"That horn player is pretty sharp, but what the FUCK was that?!"

Hard to be on headphones when the Social Media AH takes to the floor.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:02pm Uncle Michael:

That was the social media disco whistle.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:02pm efd:

Actually I'd say about half of the 12" singles do have the BPM listed.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:03pm Kat in Chicago:

Peter Brown!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:03pm Stevel:

"You tell the DJ he pulls that stunt again, he's FIRED!"

I feel a disco movie script being born.
  Wed. 8/28/13 11:05pm Weems:

I'm feeling CJ and Co next!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:05pm efd:

I didn't remember the jingle bells in this song! I should play it at Christmastime!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:05pm Pine:

Hey Stevel! If reggae Clay had been on next it would be just like Rockers
  Wed. 8/28/13 11:05pm AWS from MP:

Just a great show, Evan. Unto itself. Hope all is well
AWS
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:06pm efd:

Weems, so close!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:06pm efd:

oh hey, another one for Chicago!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:07pm Uncle Michael:

I'm glad Weems was only close because *that's* the one I'm thinking about.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:07pm eastvanhalen:

Oh god, you went there.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:07pm Uncle Michael:

I love any Boney M track.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:07pm Kat in Chicago:

She was the meanest Kat in old Chicago town?
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:08pm efd:

Well, he was a little more than close... he was off by one turntable.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:08pm Uncle Michael:

Hah!
  Wed. 8/28/13 11:10pm Weems:

Feeling like a drugged Adam West or William Shatner, don't want to go to sleep, But. Getting. So tired. Need Amyl Nitrate.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:11pm Stevel:

Hey Pine! How's life?
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:11pm Uncle Michael:

Screw it. I'm playing anyway...the long version...in two weeks. Because I love it. And because EFD inspires.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:12pm efd:

go for it UM!

Weems, hang on! 45 minutes to go!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:13pm Stevel:

"Its that new DJ down at that "Dance" station--if you can call it that. He's the one stirring the kids up. Maybe we oughta teach him a lesson."
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:13pm Uncle Michael:

I'm close too...soooo close...don't stop.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:14pm Kat in Chicago:

That's what she said.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:15pm Uncle Michael:

Even, are you holding back on the dance mixes of rock releases like The Kinks' Superman?
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:16pm Uncle Michael:

Evan, even...
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:16pm efd:

They are out of scope, Uncle Michel.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:18pm Uncle Michael:

whew
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:19pm Pine:

@Stevel life is good just a shame i couldn't get anyone to come dance to the radio tonight
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:20pm Uncle Michael:

I'm going to take the rest of my disco insemination in the dark. Good times, Evan. Thank you. Night all..
  Wed. 8/28/13 11:20pm Callie:

SUCH a fun show tonight, Evan! :)
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:21pm BadGuyZero:

This Roberta Kelly track would pair well with Harvey Sid Fisher's "Astrology Songs" album.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:22pm Kat in Chicago:

I was thinking something similar, BGZ.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:24pm efd:

Thanks Callie, and thanks to everyone who's been commenting and/or listening tonight! This show is always one the highlights of the year for me, I'm happy to see you all enjoying it too.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:24pm Mike East:

Yes, this is one for the ages, efd. Making work just fly by.
  Wed. 8/28/13 11:24pm Weems:

Love punk/new wave, 60s garage psych, Northern Soul and Southern Soul, but this music is my core!!!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:27pm Stevel:

Pine's Homestyle Dance Party!!!!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:30pm Kat in Chicago:

YES
  Wed. 8/28/13 11:30pm John Lackey:

Yeah bro!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:31pm eastvanhalen:

This had to happen.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:31pm Stevel:

EVERYONE wants to sing the bass tag. Pretty sure you're all mouthing along now, as I am, much to the confusion of my wife, not listening on my headphones.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:32pm efd:

This is one 12" I am not fading out early.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:33pm eastvanhalen:

@Stevel: Busted. Also, waiting for the thunderclap that changed my life.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:33pm efd:

What's up, John Lackey? Good game tonight, bro.
  Wed. 8/28/13 11:33pm Weems:

Half hour left. You teased a couple tracks. Hot Shot is next and you close with MacArthur Park. Squeeze in Machine!!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:34pm efd:

I've actually got a different Karen Young record with me, as it turns out.
  Wed. 8/28/13 11:40pm Eddy in Australia:

Very cool listening to this show while reading 'Love Saves the Day' ... perfect audio/visual connect (sorry Holly!)
  Wed. 8/28/13 11:41pm Weems:

You played Dorothy Moore last year. Killer song!!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:44pm Holly in NC:

Hi Eddy! No reason to be sorry, I'm totally enjoying both show and book, disconnect be damned.

But I do have a rather painful stye forming. Anyone know any good remedies other than a hot compress ?
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:45pm Kat in Chicago:

Oh man I forgot this had talk box!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:46pm Kat in Chicago:

Holly - warm salt water wash. just enough salt to cover the bottom of a glass, then fill with warm water. always worked for me.
  Wed. 8/28/13 11:47pm JustSheaNo:

Oh man, EVERY frat party in Brooklyn on Third Ave/ Bay Ridge from 1989-1999. This was the JAM.
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:47pm efd:

Get ready for an August Darnell double-play, everybody!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:47pm Kat in Chicago:

oh - stir it first, Holly :)
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:47pm Danne D:

Hi/bye EFD and Funk Fans :)
Enjoyed the show - was listening on radio - but didn't get a chance to comment.

Amazing as always :) and loved hearing Syl Johnson :)
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:48pm Kat in Chicago:

I'm ready efd!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:48pm Holly in NC:

Thank you, Kat ! ;-)
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:50pm Holly in NC:

EFD, if you play the Gories cover, Detroit link w/b achieved!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:50pm Julie:

Dammit the sequins are falling off my skates, good thing it's almost over
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:50pm kevin g:

Surprisingly not an enormous disconnect with my book for the evening, an account of the Situationists International's legacy post-1968. Just read an extended digression in the spectacle of NYC club/nightlife.

Wonderful show as always!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:51pm Tome:

oh ,, we gonna hear Last Dance,,, the end of another Italian / Irish wedding in brooklyn .. haha
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:52pm Tome:

jk great show EFD love a lot of those songs..although back in that day would not admit it,,.. !1 makes ya smile , dance even.
  Wed. 8/28/13 11:52pm Weems:

SO GLAD I STAYED UP!!
MACHINE !!!!
YOU GOTTA HEAR THIS ON A BIG ASS SOUND SYSTEM!
THANKS FUNK!!!'
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:55pm steve:

super show efd
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:55pm Julie:

I kept thinking she was talking about Denny Terio
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:57pm Tome:

..does the Snoopy Dance to the coffee pot .. /\/\/\/\/\
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:58pm efd:

Thanks again for listening everyone, I really appreciate it! Back to "normal" next week.
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:58pm Mike East:

time to lock up. Great show Evan! Hopefully catch you next week!
Avatar    Wed. 8/28/13 11:58pm Kat in Chicago:

thank you, sir!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:59pm eastvanhalen:

Great show. Thanks!
Avatar Wed. 8/28/13 11:59pm Tome:

I like this "normal" too now and then EFD . . only sometimes makes me think of certain .. people..
Avatar    Fri. 8/30/13 9:45am Cecile:

Just looking at the playlist before I get dug in - 2 of my favorite songs back to back (SOS band and Peter Brown)!
Avatar    Fri. 8/30/13 9:56am Cecile:

Damn, I haven't heard this Denroy Morgan in over 30 yrs.
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