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Every show starts with the ’70s! We’ll rediscover forgotten rockers, revisit unfairly maligned disco beats and replay power-pop favorites. Next: plenty of new releases, occasional live bands and more. Don’t let the nickname confuse you.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
boulder  turn the radio up   Options s/t  elektra  1979      0:00:00 ()
brian protheroe  i/you   Options i/you  chrysalis  1976      0:02:03 ()
the senate  the original sin   Options split 7" with theatre of hate  burning rome records  1984  Kirk Brandon from Theatre of Hate and Rusty Egan from Visage, Rich Kids, etc.    0:07:46 ()
hamilton brothers  music makes the world go round   Options va-tropical disco hustle vol. 2  cultures of soul    orig 1978; new CD compilation  *   0:13:01 ()
les sans culottes  what people do for money   Options the gods have thirst  disque escargo-go  2014      0:16:53 ()
hurry up  and then   Options s/t  army of bad luck      *   0:21:26 ()
the stranglers  no more heroes   Options no more heroes  a&m  1977      0:22:54 ()
 
t-tops  cruisin for a bruisin   Options s/t  big neck      *   0:37:22 ()
uh bones  in your womb   Options honeycoma  randy      *   0:39:07 ()
those pretty wrongs  fool of myself   Options 7"  burger      *   0:41:26 ()
pins  too little too late   Options wild nights  bella union      *   0:44:31 ()
l7  til the wheels fall off   Options smell the magic 12" ep  sub pop  1990      0:47:36 ()
l7  let's rock tonight   Options s/t  sub pop  1991  cd reissue, orig 1988    0:51:48 ()
 
the barreracudas  shampoo   Options can do easy  oops baby      *   0:59:57 ()
blue steel  i should be sleeping   Options no more lonely nights  infinity  1979      1:02:14 ()
dwight twilley band  firefly   Options 7"  hozac    orig 1977; new vinyl release  *   1:04:48 ()
bully  trying   Options feels like  startime int'l/columbia      *   1:08:30 ()
the pink tiles  blue rinse   Options snax, spirits, classic hits  self-released      *   1:12:23 ()
 
obn iiis  dismissive   Options worth a lot of money  12xu    playing live on Three Chord Monte with Joe Belock this coming Monday Sept. 14!  *   1:27:52 ()
eyelids  broken continue   Options s/t ep  jealous butcher/schizophonic      *   1:32:41 ()
jessie jones  quicksilver screen   Options s/t  burger      *   1:34:19 ()
prinzhorn dance school  battlefield   Options home economics  dfa      *   1:39:00 ()
sly & the family stone  dance to the music / music lover (oct 4 1968 - late show)   Options live at the fillmore east october 4th and 5th, 1968  legacy/epic      *   1:43:10 ()
 
hot lunch  expectations   Options slappy sunday ep  scion av    Resonars cover!  *   1:58:04 ()
kerbivore  my apartment's a mess   Options all dressed ep  unblinking ear    cassette release!  *   2:00:48 ()
the muffs  everywhere i go (cassette version)   Options s/t  omnivore    orig 1991; new cd reissue with bonus tracks  *   2:03:39 ()
more  road rocket   Options warhead  atlantic  1981      2:06:48 ()
power nap  paranoid   Options 7"  rough skies      *   2:10:37 ()
 
public image ltd  c'est la vie   Options what the world needs now  pil official / cargo    Hear John Lydon on Brian Turner's show Tuesday Sept 29 between 3 and 6pm!  *   2:24:16 ()
cold beat  cracks   Options into the air  crime on the moon      *   2:29:55 ()
yo la tengo  friday i'm in love   Options stuff like that there  matador    Catch Yo La Tengo on Gaylord Fields' show this coming Sunday between 5 and 7pm!  *   2:34:00 ()
the explorers club  i wanna be with you   Options va-even more superhits of the seventies  wfmu    Michael Shelley's 2015 fundraising marathon premium  *   2:37:44 ()
baby shakes  do you wanna know   Options starry eyes  li'l chewy      *   2:40:19 ()
 
worriers  chasing   Options imaginary life  don giovanni    playing at Silent Barn Saturday Sept 19  *   2:49:26 ()
gel set  where were you then   Options human salad  moniker      *   2:51:41 ()
lime crush  graveyard   Options 7"  fettkakao      *   2:55:16 ()
 

Listener comments!

Avatar    Wed. 9/9/15 9:03pm JakeGould:

Hello EFD! Last hot/nasty day of NY/NJ summer today is I hope.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 9:06pm efd:

I hope you're right!
Avatar    Wed. 9/9/15 9:07pm JakeGould:

@efd: I feel like one of those old coots in Westerns going loopy for rain. Dagnabbit!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 9:12pm Stevel:

Jus' hang in thear', young feller. Rain's a comin', sure as midnight!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 9:13pm Stevel:

Love the loud sustained vocals by the Senate. Can't decide if they are 'good' or not. Not overly concerned by this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 9:17pm efd:

I think that's a good approach, Steve.
Avatar    Wed. 9/9/15 9:19pm JakeGould:

@Stevel: That is called being open-minded.
Avatar Wed. 9/9/15 9:24pm glenn:

grrrrrrrrrrrrrr.
  Wed. 9/9/15 9:26pm yeah!!! no more heroes:

The Stranglers. Missed this show. So happy I can tune in live now
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 9:26pm Stevel:

Hurry Up was great. Never seen them.

Great fucking set.
  Wed. 9/9/15 9:27pm Julie:

Yay Stranglers
  Wed. 9/9/15 9:27pm lisasongs:

No more heroes FTW
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 9:35pm Stevel:

Definitly need an L-7 report.
  Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 9:36pm Lonely Planet Boy:

Love L7!
Avatar Wed. 9/9/15 9:37pm glenn:

double grrrrrrrrr.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 9:42pm efd:

I assume the double grrrrrrrrr is for my lack of enthusiasm over Warren Zevon, but what was the first one for?
  Wed. 9/9/15 9:42pm Larry:

Warren had a lot of Colorado interests, as expressed in his song "Things to do in Denver When You're Dead."
Avatar Wed. 9/9/15 9:42pm glenn:

no, they're both related to the fact that the bosox are killing the blue jays.
Avatar Wed. 9/9/15 9:43pm glenn:

you have impeccable taste, evan. i would never grrrrr you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 9:43pm Stevel:

efd: Never been grrrred.
Avatar    Wed. 9/9/15 9:44pm Todd-o-phonic:

Those Pretty Wrongs going out to Red Sox front office for signing Sandoval.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 9:44pm efd:

OHHHH!!! Yeah, I'm honestly conflicted about that myself, to be honest; I'd like to see the Jays open up a nice lead in the AL East.

aw, and thank you!
Avatar Wed. 9/9/15 9:44pm glenn:

that said, there's a lot of good warren zevon.
  Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 9:45pm Lonely Planet Boy:

not to worry, glenn. O's are beating the Yankees.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/9/15 9:47pm Ike:

Good evening, folks!
Avatar Wed. 9/9/15 9:47pm glenn:

true. the enemy of my enemy is my friend, especially in a pennant race.
Avatar    Wed. 9/9/15 9:48pm JakeGould:

@Ike: Hey Ike!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/9/15 9:48pm Michele:

What's up friends! Love this Pins track Evan!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 9:49pm Stevel:

And yes, Pins are sounding great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/9/15 9:51pm steve:

hey people
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 9:53pm Stevel:

Killer women killing the rock in this set. ROCK! (killer)
  Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 9:53pm Lonely Planet Boy:

about 20 years ago, L7 was at Lollapalooza. After their set, they were in a side tent giving haircuts for charity. Fun times.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/9/15 9:54pm Michele:

Hell yeah L7
Avatar Wed. 9/9/15 9:56pm Alex of Chicago:

Riot Fest is in town, but as usual I won't be going. But if I was, I'd definitely see L7. I do appreciate the after shows.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 10:02pm Uncle Michael:

20 years ago is about when I saw L7 on Lolla.
Avatar    Wed. 9/9/15 10:03pm JakeGould:

1990s Lollapalooza is like Woodstock to the kids nowadays.
Avatar Wed. 9/9/15 10:04pm ! I X Key !:

!
Avatar Wed. 9/9/15 10:12pm Andrew S:

Dwight Twilley Band on hozac. Nothing wrong with that at all, but was a little surprised to see it
Avatar Wed. 9/9/15 10:12pm glenn:

yay! o's 5, yankees 3.
Avatar    Wed. 9/9/15 10:19pm Todd-o-phonic:

That line will never get old!
Avatar    Wed. 9/9/15 10:20pm Frankipop:

I remember Blondie's first album was on Private Stock...
Avatar    Wed. 9/9/15 10:22pm Frankipop:

I'm changing my name to Power Papi
Avatar    Wed. 9/9/15 10:22pm JakeGould:

Interesting Private Stock factoid: “The label closed down when Uttal moved to London; he later returned to New York where he died in 1993. His son Jai Uttal has the rights to the catalogue, but does not have access to the master tapes as they were lost when an unpaid storage bill forced their auction.” en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 10:36pm efd:

yeah, I remember trying to find out what happened with that label after they shut down and finding out about that - what a shame. Although I also got the impression from something else I read that Uttal fils wasn't really that interested in his father's legacy anyway.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/9/15 10:39pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I think I just sprained my funkadiliac.
  Wed. 9/9/15 10:46pm Michael from the Left Coast:

Was there ever a better live band than Sly and the Family Stone (when they showed up, on time and not completely stoned)?
  Wed. 9/9/15 10:46pm clinton hensley:

:) Sly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 10:48pm Uncle Michael:

Larry Graham's pretty badass.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 10:49pm Stevel:

They seemed to know their way around the recording boards at the Fillmore. Great recording.

"Ya' might want to hear my organ..."
Avatar Wed. 9/9/15 10:49pm SSS:

I saw The Family Stone, with many of the original members this summer at The GrassRoots festival in central NY. They were great! Still got IT!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 10:50pm efd:

well I wasn't paying attention and now we're listening to another Sly & the Family Stone song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 10:51pm efd:

not that I think anyone's complaining.
  Wed. 9/9/15 10:51pm Michael from the Left Coast:

Uncle Michael, "Pretty badass"? Larry Graham is the very definition of it.
  Wed. 9/9/15 10:51pm Michael from the Left Coast:

You could play the entire Sly and the Family Stone late show and it would still rock everyone mightily
  Wed. 9/9/15 10:52pm clinton hensley:

That's their power, my man.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 10:52pm Uncle Michael:

Larry thought to mount a mic to his bass. That's badass.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/9/15 10:52pm Ken From Hyde Park:

First aid tip for treating a sprain: apply more funk.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 10:52pm efd:

btw Michael ftLC I owe you an email; will try to follow up tomorrow. This week has not been conducive to me doing anything but the bare minimum.
  Wed. 9/9/15 10:54pm Michael from the Left Coast:

Too hot!
  Wed. 9/9/15 10:55pm Michael from the Left Coast:

I have listened to all of them--big difference between early and late show and if I recall correctly the last show is the most different
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 11:00pm efd:

I will have to check them out! The tracks I've heard on different people's shows here have been great.
  Wed. 9/9/15 11:02pm Michael from the Left Coast:

They're all great and just a bit different--if I recall the last show's set list is very different, but the other shows mostly played the same set with different feel and nuance. All of it terrific though--and was it opening for Hendrix? Imagine that!
Avatar    Wed. 9/9/15 11:07pm Roberto:

Yay Muffs!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 11:10pm Stevel:

Yes officer, I believe I have your Road Rocket right here!

[cue opening song] [sprays gravel on cop and car]
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 11:12pm efd:

I like it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 11:14pm Stevel:

Pretty sure I need to see Power Nap.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 11:15pm efd:

You may need to go to Tasmania to do that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 11:15pm Stevel:

Hmmmmm.
  Wed. 9/9/15 11:16pm Michael from the Left Coast:

Where's Kerbivore from? Any idea?
Avatar    Wed. 9/9/15 11:16pm Roberto:

Indeed, best band name I've heard in a while.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/9/15 11:20pm efd:

They're from Staten Island
  Wed. 9/9/15 11:22pm Michael from the Left Coast:

Cyro Baptista is one of the most entertaining characters you could ever see on a stage
Avatar    Wed. 9/9/15 11:30pm JakeGould:

@Ike: Slow night, right?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/9/15 11:33pm Ike:

Hey @Jake, yeah. I keep trying to turn off the AC but the humidity keeps coming back. And I'm wondering if I skip Colbert's 2nd Late Show episode. Last night's had serious pilot-itis. Loved him on "Colbert Report" but this is another animal entirely. Probably needs a few months to gel.
  Wed. 9/9/15 11:44pm Larry:

"Friday, I'm in Love"--best song ever!'' Well, pretty good anyway...
Avatar    Wed. 9/9/15 11:45pm JakeGould:

@Ike: I gotta confess. I never found Jon Stewart or Stephen Colbert funny. But I was also into Letterman when he was on NBC and thought the CBS show was… Meh… And find the current crop of late night talk show hosts to be all… Meh… WHERE’S MY TUNA VOUCHER!
Avatar    Wed. 9/9/15 11:48pm JakeGould:

Cold beet soup is borsch. Kids nowadays.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/9/15 11:49pm Ike:

Well, we can agree on Letterman. 12:30 a.m. gives more leeway to be weird, as Craig Ferguson did for a while. At 11:35 you have to play nice w/the network & go after a bigger audience, so Letterman got boring on CBS.
Avatar    Wed. 9/9/15 11:51pm JakeGould:

Humidity is 81% in Bay Ridge. Rain is now supposedly happening tomorrow AM. But that kind of humidity is rain making humidity.
Avatar    Wed. 9/9/15 11:54pm JakeGould:

@Ike: Also, 100% nobody cared about late night TV when Letterman got that show. Heck, those were the days of random late night reruns and TV stations going off the air at like 2:00am. And then at 6:00am this kind of sign on would happen: www.youtube.com... would
Avatar Wed. 9/9/15 11:56pm Alex of Chicago:

Fond memories of staying up past my bedtime to watch early Letterman. It definitely felt like anything could happen, even if it didn't.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/9/15 11:58pm Ike:

Thanks EFD!
Avatar    Wed. 9/9/15 11:59pm JakeGould:

Thank you, Evan!
Avatar Wed. 9/9/15 11:59pm Alex of Chicago:

Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 9/10/15 12:00am Ken From Hyde Park:

Good night, EFD. And Holly, wherever you are.
Avatar    Thu. 9/10/15 12:01am JakeGould:

@KenFromHydePark: Yup! Holly if you read this, hope you are doing well.
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