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Options September 16, 2015: Annual show dedicated to my high school friend Jim McIntyre, aka Jimmy Mack, without whose influence this show probably wouldn't exist.

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Back in October 2006 I dedicated my first show on the regular WFMU weekly schedule to Jim McIntyre, a/k/a Jimmy Mack, who was one of my best friends in high school. Pictured above is his Xeroxed 1977 Year In Review, which I was delighted to come across in a box of mementos recently.

Jimmy was the person who turned me on to a TON of new music that was coming out during the mid- and late-'70s -- Cheap Trick, The Dictators, The Ramones, The Stranglers, Ultravox, and Television are just a few of the bands that I first heard of because of my friendship with Jimmy. Imagine being in your teens and having a friend turn you on to just ONE of those bands. Now increase that impact tenfold, or more, and you start to get an idea of the importance of Jimmy's friendship. OK, not every band he turned me on to was super-cool -- he gave me the first couple of Foreigner albums, for instance -- but still, Jimmy had a great ear for cool music that wasn't yet -- or, sometimes, ever -- part of the mainstream.

Fortunately for me -- and for you -- that excitement and passion for discovering and sharing new music was matched by his generosity. Nearly every time I saw him he'd present me with a bag of extra (or rejected) promo records from his WBCN job. (He dropped out of high school, started volunteering on the WBCN "Listener Line," and wound up being the music director when he was barely 18 years old.) Many of the records he gave me back then records remain favorites of mine to this day.

In the summer of 1985, Jimmy learned he had AIDS. A year later he passed away, at the age of 25. As you can see from the obituary that ran in the Boston Globe he was as generous with his time as he was with records. Regrettably I had lost contact with Jimmy by this time, and didn't hear of his passing until a few years later.

In the fall of 2006 I dedicated my first weekly show on the regular WFMU schedule to Jimmy. I wanted to acknowledge his impact on my life, and especially on my own musical tastes. Since then I've dedicated one of the first shows of the WFMU fall schedule to him, since his influence is never too far from what you hear me play on my show. Thanks for taking a moment to read about him, and thanks for listening to WFMU.


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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
bay city rollers  yesterday's heroes   Options dedication  arista  1976      0:00:00 ()
royal headache  my own fantasy   Options high  what's your rupture?      *   0:03:46 ()
steve miller band  serenade   Options fly like an eagle  capitol  1976      0:07:07 ()
gap dream  strong love   Options 7"  burger / loli pop!  2014      0:10:06 ()
kraftwerk  trans europe express   Options trans europe express  capitol  1977      0:14:28 ()
ffs  save me from myself   Options s/t  domino      *   0:20:56 ()
reo speedwagon  roll with the changes   Options you can tune a piano but you can't tuna fish  epic  1978  in memory of Gary Richrath, who passed away a few days ago. Not one of his songs, but he's playing lead on it plus it reminds me of Jimmy and ye olde high school days.    0:24:41 ()
 
bill lloyd  standing on the shoulders of giants   Options standing on the shoulders of giants  koch  1999  dedicated to Ken Temkin, John Loscalzo and Jimmy. Thanks for the shoulders.    0:42:34 ()
la luz  i'll be true   Options weirdo shrine  hardly art      *   0:46:11 ()
deaf wish  the whip   Options pain  sub pop      *   0:48:51 ()
brown spiders  it's something to do   Options 7"  hozac      *   0:53:51 ()
worriers  most space   Options imaginary life  don giovanni    JUST CONFIRMED! Worriers live on the show next week! And see them at Silent Barn this coming Saturday!  *   0:55:43 ()
 
ultimate painting  kodiak   Options green lanes  trouble in mind    STILL CONFIRMED! Ultimate Painting live on the show next week also! And see them at Rough Trade Shop in Brooklyn this coming Friday night!  *   1:03:27 ()
green  superstar   Options va-even more superhits of the seventies  wfmu    Michael Shelley's 2015 fundraising marathon premium  *   1:06:23 ()
baby shakes  she's a star   Options starry eyes  lil' chewy      *   1:11:03 ()
dirty angels  kiss tomorrow goodbye   Options kiss tomorrow goodbye  private stock  1976      1:13:36 ()
mike krol  less than together   Options turkey  merge      *   1:17:00 ()
 
eztv  there goes my girl   Options calling out  captured tracks      *   1:31:02 ()
marie et les garçons  mardi soir   Options s/t  feedback    new vinyl reissue, orig 1980  *   1:34:16 ()
miss kittin & the hacker  leather forever   Options lost tracks vol. 1 ep  dark entries    orig 1997-99, previously unreleased  *   1:38:39 ()
cerrone  cerrone's paradise (edit)   Options best of cerrone productions  because music      *   1:44:04 ()
jeff hudson  flurry   Options tm  self released      *   1:47:58 ()
 
obn iiis  4kd   Options worth a lot of money  12xu      *   2:04:59 ()
muffs  baby go round   Options s/t  omnivore    new CD reissue with bonus tracks  *   2:08:19 ()
the rings  let me go   Options s/t  mca  1981      2:11:10 ()
strider 88  listen to the band   Options va-plastic dance vol. 1  cache cache/finders keepers      *   2:14:51 ()
church of eon  all that glitters   Options all our tomorrows  bunting/upper street    Nic Austin from Chelsea (the band not the neighborhood) on guitar & vocals  *   2:20:18 ()
graham parker & the rumour  don't ask me questions   Options the parkerilla  mercury  1978      2:24:10 ()
 
hot lunch  pot of gold   Options slappy sunday ep  scion av      *   2:37:52 ()
zendik  love eyes   Options va-ultimate bonehead! vol 3  belter    orig 1970  *   2:42:24 ()
the ballantynes  morning   Options liquor store gun store pawn shop church  la-ti-da      *   2:45:36 ()
vaadat charigim  imperia achrona   Options sinking as a stone  burger      *   2:48:40 ()
jacuzzi boys  platform licks   Options happy damage  mag mag      *   2:55:28 ()
 

Listener comments!

  Wed. 9/16/15 9:01pm P-90:

ROLLERS!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:02pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

Here's to the people that fueled the songs in our heads. I know I owe quite a few of them.
  Wed. 9/16/15 9:03pm P-90:

And here's to efd's buddy Jimmy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/16/15 9:05pm JakeGould:

Hey there! Great tribute so far.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:05pm efd:

hear hear on both counts!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:08pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

I have described listening to WFMU as being like always having one of those friends around that has an amazing record to play you that you've never heard that blows you away.
  Wed. 9/16/15 9:10pm clinton hensley:

Here's to Jimmy Mack.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/16/15 9:12pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Jimmy had pretty good taste. Nice that we're able to share in his memory. Thanks for having this tribute each year.
  Wed. 9/16/15 9:14pm clinton hensley:

Nice words about your buddy. Touching, man.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:17pm efd:

thanks Clinton & all. I appreciate your thoughts.
  Wed. 9/16/15 9:20pm Mildred:

So far, so nice!
  Wed. 9/16/15 9:26pm P-90:

Always loved this one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:26pm efd:

as I mention in my little note, I never claimed that Jimmy only turned me on to "cool" bands. :)
Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 9:27pm Chop Scott:

RIP Gary Richrath sic?! Cheers Evan!!!
  Wed. 9/16/15 9:27pm clinton hensley:

I had a record store clerk (turned into great friend of 29 years) turn me on to that very Kraftwerk track - another Jimmy. :) He saw me keep picking up the Pixies "Doolittle" album in '89 and then put it down over and over - I couldn't get an accurate read on what I was reading about them in Thrasher Magazine and what I was hearing from their single "Here comes Your Man." One day he'd had enough and shouted out, "Just get it!!! It's good." Friends ever since. :)
  Wed. 9/16/15 9:27pm #4:

lol EFD
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/16/15 9:27pm JakeGould:

Sounds like Jimmy turned you on to liking cool sounds regardless of the perception of what the artist was/is. Nice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:28pm chad from oregon:

Give it up for Jimmy Mack, y'all
Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 9:28pm Barkevious Shabazz:

I have always loathed the Spedwagon. But I'll go to my grave testifying to the joys of "Can't Fight this Feeling". Sue me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/16/15 9:29pm JakeGould:

Or as George Michael once said, listen without prejudice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:29pm efd:

on further review, "Roll With The Changes" is fucking awesome, period.
  Wed. 9/16/15 9:30pm P-90:

Didn't know about Mr. Richrath's passing.
Sad, he did contribute a couple of choice tidbits to my adolescence.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:30pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

Barkev, you will be hearing from my lawyers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:30pm chad from oregon:

The EFD Speedwagon flies through the hits on another Wednesday evening.
Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 9:31pm Chop Scott:

Re: REO had the fat Les Paul classic sound, Gary R. was a great straight rock guitar player.
Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 9:31pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Pete, I got a team.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/16/15 9:32pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I'll be Clay Pigeon would like singing this REO at Hoof 'n' Mouth.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:32pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

I'm sure they all will come to a settlement. I'll meet you in the bar outside the courthouse while they hash it out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:34pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

Which HS, Evan?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:35pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

I wonder which folks I know might your buddy.
  Wed. 9/16/15 9:39pm P-90:

REO = maybe "not cool" band
Roll with the Changes = def awesome song
  Wed. 9/16/15 9:39pm clinton hensley:

Ha!
Avatar    Wed. 9/16/15 9:39pm Bronwyn Bishop:

I'm seeing FFS in October! My homemade Sparks shirt that I designed just came in the mail today! (I have to assert my allegiance to the Sparks side of things you see.)
  Wed. 9/16/15 9:40pm P-90:

FFS is touring?!
Avatar    Wed. 9/16/15 9:40pm Bronwyn Bishop:

Yes! I'm seeing them in Philly!!!
Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 9:44pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Great Bill Lloyd album. Sounds a lot like Scott Miller.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:46pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

Wow, Yacht Rock Revue on Oct. 1, FFS on Oct. 2.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:47pm efd:

btw Pete, the high school was Lincoln-Sudbury Regional HS
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:48pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

Never heard La Luz. Sounds like pre-Lush.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/16/15 9:49pm JakeGould:

La Luz is great.
  Wed. 9/16/15 9:50pm P-90:

OMG, FFS is playing Terminal 5 here in NY on 10/6!
I gotta start paying more attention to the important things...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:52pm Gaylord Fields:

@efd: What a lovely tribute to a friend who gave you something enduring: an appreciation of music not as some secret handshake to the Cool Club but as something that transcends uniforms and cliques and such artificial barriers. He taught you to trust your ears — and the results of his tutelage are on display every Wednesday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:52pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

This show makes me feel like the times I've played friends' mix tapes for other friends.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:52pm efd:

whoa, that is breaking news!

(actually someone on Twitter just mentioned she was looking forward to their NYC show, but I didn't know where/when it was.)
  Wed. 9/16/15 9:52pm clinton hensley:

Great show, E! Glad I was able to tune in. This show is reminding me of how much of an education it was to go into a record store, looking over your shoulder to see if the clerk was scoffing at what you picked up in curiosity or giving you that look of approval. Ha! My greatest head-nods came from picking up Bad Brains s/t cassette on ROIR and Black Flag's "First Four Years." :) Great times. Thanks for jogging those memories.
Avatar    Wed. 9/16/15 9:53pm Bronwyn Bishop:

I am literally taking a weekend off school, taking a 5-hour bus trip from Ithaca to NYC and then another bus trip down to Philly and staying at my cousin's house to see FFS. I am a dedicated Sparks fan, guys. That said after all that they better be bloody good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:54pm efd:

Pete, that comment makes me so happy because that's pretty much exactly the feeling I'm going for.

Gaylord, that's very sweet of you to say that. You made me tear up again (the first time was during "Roll With The Changes").
  Wed. 9/16/15 9:54pm P-90:

Mr. Fields do know how to pen a sweet testimonial, don't he?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:54pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

I took the train to Lowell on Sunday, and the record store was closed. Now I feel like I should go back because I probably missed some opportunity to have the clerk nudge me toward something important.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:56pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

You're welcome, EFD, and on some level, as I said, it's kind of what this station (and really, all DJ-driven stations) is about for me. Just that this time it's all passed along from one dude.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:56pm Stevel:

Wow, to Brown Spiders!
  Wed. 9/16/15 9:57pm P-90:

@Bronwyn B: Do you remember when Sparks was on "Midnight Special"? ...Or was it "Don Kirshner's Rock Concert"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:57pm Stevel:

Also, Gaylord kicks ass and speaks the truth.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 9:58pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

Your friend had great taste.
Avatar    Wed. 9/16/15 9:59pm Bronwyn Bishop:

@P-90: No because I was 20 years away from being born, but I love that video. It was Don Kirshner's Rock Concert and I was so used to them as little old people in FFS, which is what introduced me to them, that it was a shock to see them as 70s rock stars! I was hooked right from the start of "Something For the Girl With Everything."
  Wed. 9/16/15 10:00pm Bryan D:

I thought you were calling this band "Warriors"
  Wed. 9/16/15 10:02pm jon:

evening efd and all. the 70s opening to the show was better than ever tonite. nice tribute
  Wed. 9/16/15 10:03pm clinton hensley:

My biggest scoff came from picking up the Ornette Coleman Trio's "Golden Circle" sessions. Yeah, trust you ears. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:04pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

Worriers are playing Worcester, and you get a special jacket that says "awesome" when you play Worcester. Largest city that's north of New York and east of Rochester and west of Boston.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:04pm Gaylord Fields:

@efd: Each and every true music lover has had someone in his or her life who showed us what to listen to but, more important, how to listen. Thanks for introducing us to yours.
  Wed. 9/16/15 10:05pm P-90:

"...litlle old people." Sparks? Really? How did that happen?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:05pm efd:

Pete I hope that jacket has a picture of a worm on it.
Avatar    Wed. 9/16/15 10:07pm Bronwyn Bishop:

Well, I'd never heard of them before the FFS album came out this year. I'm 21, so they weren't exactly on my radar. I thought, "what a cool pair of 60-something gentleman doing an album with Franz Ferdinand, I wonder what they're all about!" And from there I discovered their old stuff and became a fan! (Much more so than I am a fan of Franz Ferdinand, who I merely have mildly pleasant feelings for.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:08pm efd:

@Bronwyn, I love that story! So great that the FFS album led you to go back and discover Sparks' older stuff.
Avatar    Wed. 9/16/15 10:10pm Bronwyn Bishop:

Yeah, I know some older Sparks fans were kind of scoffing at it, but it led me to discover not only Sparks but also that whole era of 70s glam rock in general! Of course I was aware of it but now I love all of it.
  Wed. 9/16/15 10:11pm clinton hensley:

Nice version.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/16/15 10:13pm JakeGould:

The force is strong on Bronwyn.
  Wed. 9/16/15 10:14pm johnk77:

Ron and Russell Mael
can be seen in the audience
of the TAMI show
  Wed. 9/16/15 10:15pm Michael from the Left Coast:

in the spirit of Jimmy Mack, I learned of the existence of a documentary on the Upper Crust today--here's the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=2&v=yK9CTplcCwo
Avatar    Wed. 9/16/15 10:15pm Bronwyn Bishop:

@johnk77: I've seen that too, it's pretty funny.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:16pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

I can be seen in the audience of a home run in "Fat Toad" Hideki Matsui's 1997 debut with the Yankees. I am in right field wearing a red Stereolab shirt.

That's all I got.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:17pm efd:

holy smoke, Michael! I can't wait to watch that, thanks for the link!

I see it's about 90 minutes long... maybe I should just play it over the air starting at 10:30.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:18pm efd:

there's probably cursing in it, though.

Or at least ribaldry.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:18pm Stevel:

Damned ribaldry.
Avatar    Wed. 9/16/15 10:19pm Bronwyn Bishop:

Guys, I need to come up with a name for a fake band based on the Beach Boys for a short story I'm writing for class. What are some nice wholesome 60s band name ideas?
Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 10:19pm Barkevious Shabazz:

This Mike Krol is not Sparklehorse? Wit da kooky treble?
  Wed. 9/16/15 10:20pm johnk77:

i had a drink at the Pfister hotel
in Milwaukee
sitting next to Hideki
and thanks to EFD's selecting
enjoyed hearing mid-period Miller band
Gary Mallaber great on Serenade
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/16/15 10:20pm JakeGould:

@BronwynBishop: The Shore Men. The Surf Lads. The Pier Pals.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:21pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

The last Upper Crust show I saw, a few weeks ago, ended because of a fight in the audience. "Most unfortunate," commented Lord Bendover, contemptuously.
Avatar    Wed. 9/16/15 10:21pm Bronwyn Bishop:

I love the Surf Lads! I think it might be slightly too on-the-nose but I love it.
  Wed. 9/16/15 10:22pm johnk77:

Carol says
The Sandmen
Avatar    Wed. 9/16/15 10:23pm Bronwyn Bishop:

I like that one too John.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:23pm Gaylord Fields:

@Bronwyn Bishop: The Suncoasters, The Shoreliners, The Beachcombers, The Surfboards
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:23pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

At least a couple of the Upper Crust guys are playing in a Kiss act called "Beth" this Friday at the Tavern at the End of the World in Boston. Should any of you be, you know, in Boston.
Avatar    Wed. 9/16/15 10:23pm Bronwyn Bishop:

Ooo I like the Suncoasters. I think I'll go with that one. Thanks Gaylord!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:24pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

The Beachcombovers is already taken.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:24pm Gaylord Fields:

Thanks, Bronwyn!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:25pm Gaylord Fields:

@Pete from Boston (and NJ): By Mike Love, right?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:26pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

The Beachcombovers is a local surf rock combo here, Gaylord. Haven't seen them. Not sure if they lifted the name from Mr. Love.
Avatar    Wed. 9/16/15 10:28pm Bronwyn Bishop:

Ithaca represent!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:31pm Gaylord Fields:

@Pete from Boston (and NJ): That's an inspired name!
  Wed. 9/16/15 10:31pm LMS:

Ithaca yay
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/16/15 10:32pm JakeGould:

The Boarwalkers. The Guys Who Sell Beer Out of Old Lady Shopping Carts. The Twee-Gulls.

The list is endless.
  Wed. 9/16/15 10:34pm clinton hensley:

Gotta get some sleep - helping 2 teams learn the art of baseball, but thanks again for rekindling fond memories for me via your buddy. You're a gem. :) c
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:35pm efd:

thanks for hanging out, Clinton, I appreciate the kind words.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:37pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

To bring it full circle, The Beachcombovers recently played with Rock Bottom, the hard rock cover act also featuring members of the Upper Crust. Apparently those guys get around.
  Wed. 9/16/15 10:38pm cheri:

efd, this is a sweet tribute to jimmy mack! great job
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:40pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

I'm crashing out too. Early work days this week. Will catch the rest in the archives. Thanks for the great stuff, Jimmy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:41pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

And Evan.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 10:44pm efd:

thanks Pete.

And thank you, cheri.
  Wed. 9/16/15 10:50pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Oh - annual Jimmy Mack show. & so my annual musing that thru WBCN Boston he must've influenced me too - remotely, growing up here in NewHampshuh trying to pull it in on a c-battery draining radio. & still via efd here. 25 is brutally young - & when I lived in Santa Barbara, AIDS claimed people I knew, & the emotional fallout was very heavy on a few others (one girl's sister fatally succumbing to addiction). So impressive the impact your friend had @ an age one might usually consider not even yet grown up.
  Wed. 9/16/15 10:56pm P-90:

Who the Hell WAS Snoopy looking for in Grenoble?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/16/15 10:57pm JakeGould:

Snoopy in his guise as the “World Famous Skater” wanted to attend the 1968 Winter Olympics:

”This alter ego is first seen on December 4, 1967, skating by himself before stating that he misses skating with Sonja Henie. Over the next several days, he practices for the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Grenoble, France. Linus van Pelt tries to assist Snoopy by raising money for him while his sister, Lucy, expresses skepticism. When Snoopy leaves for Grenoble on December 16, Charlie Brown angrily blames Linus for encouraging Snoopy by taking up a collection. Snoopy returns home soon after when he realizes that his trek to Grenoble is blocked by an ocean.”

peanuts.wikia.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/16/15 10:57pm JakeGould:

“Woodstock compliments Snoopy by telling him that he would have won easily at the Grenoble Olympics.”
  Wed. 9/16/15 11:00pm Michael from the Left Coast:

I haven't seen the documentary yet so I make no representations about its quality
  Wed. 9/16/15 11:02pm P-90:

I still miss the Hallowed Harry Harrison ticket giveaway segment introduction...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/16/15 11:02pm JakeGould:

I miss Sonja Henie.
Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 11:03pm drewo:

'Sparky' Schultz was a big time ice hockey fan and player/skater himself. He had a rink built near his home and skated with retired NHL players there.

Great show Evan!
Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 11:09pm Todd-o-phonic:

Another great show and tribute. Thanks Evan.....
  Wed. 9/16/15 11:09pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Man OBN IIIs burned nitro Live on Three Chord Monte. Whole band, but that drummer - !...
  Wed. 9/16/15 11:09pm P-90:

Ahhhhh.... Good ol' Sparky Schultz. How I love that man, his passing was WAY premature, like those of Jim Henson and Frank Zappa. They all still had so much more to give us when they left...
  Wed. 9/16/15 11:11pm P-90:

And who knows what Gary Richrath would have done in years to come? OK, maybe that's pushing it.
  Wed. 9/16/15 11:13pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Peanuts like The Beatles of comic strips.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 11:19pm efd:

thanks Todd, Rev Rabbit, Jake, drewo, and whoever I missed during the ticket calls. And thanks for clearing up that Grenoble question!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 9/16/15 11:21pm JakeGould:

Snoopy had a relationship with Sonja Henie. We should send that info out into space so aliens can know how cool we are.
  Wed. 9/16/15 11:27pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...& now I gotta know: Sonja wigkey: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonja_Henie ...
  Wed. 9/16/15 11:32pm Carmichael:

I have tried to find info on Strider 88. Great music, obscure people.
  Wed. 9/16/15 11:34pm Clay:

Oh, man. Gary Richrath died?! That blows. He was a great lead guitarist. A real classic rock loss. Always remember ...
  Wed. 9/16/15 11:40pm Carmichael:

I hear Thin Lizzy. Sort of.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 11:41pm Stevel:

Hot Lunch sure carries a torch or two.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 11:42pm Stevel:

Blue Cheer getting it on with Mountain...
  Wed. 9/16/15 11:42pm Clay:

I hear some Grand Funk and MC5.
  Wed. 9/16/15 11:42pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- but fuzzier - like Deep Purple ! ...
  Wed. 9/16/15 11:43pm Carmichael:

No. Rory Gallagher.
  Wed. 9/16/15 11:43pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- oh, that's good Stevel. Carm.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 11:44pm Stevel:

Always like a band that reminds you of something but is difficult to categorize.
  Wed. 9/16/15 11:54pm Pidge:

Always love your shows EFD. Hey, wow! You played The Rings! Aren't they Boston via Rhode Island or something? Don't feel compelled to answer. Just keep laying down those hot stacks 'o wax! Great show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 11:57pm efd:

hey thanks Clay! I was wondering if that was you commenting about Gary Richrath... I figured the odds were pretty good.

I do think the Rings were from the Boston area, though I never heard of them until I picked up that LP from a used bin recently. Thanks for the kind words!
  Wed. 9/16/15 11:59pm Michael from the Left Coast:

good pronunciation
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