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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
leyton buzzards  hanging around   Options 7"  chrysalis  1979      0:00:00 ()
electric light orchestra  roll over beethoven   Options electric light orchestra ii  united artists  1973      0:02:40 ()
jr. cadillac  that's the kinda love   Options this time  great northwest record co.  1976      0:10:19 ()
samantha fish  i'll come running over   Options chills & fever  ruf      *   0:14:01 ()
the insomniacs  crystal clear   Options out of it  estrus  1997      0:17:21 ()
blue planet  times and changes   Options va-all together now  fontana  1971      0:20:31 ()
 
patsy's rats  hard time karen   Options 7"  la-ti-da      *   0:32:15 ()
the pacifics  when i'm gone   Options quadrafenians 7" ep  mistkafer      *   0:35:32 ()
the outta sorts  trouble with love   Options the trouble with love 7" ep  self-released      *   0:38:26 ()
the asteroid no 4  ticking time bomb   Options 7"  13 o'clock      *   0:41:24 ()
sharp medicine  owls   Options single  self-released      *   0:45:55 ()
 
stag  the bedazzler   Options 7"  hockeytalkter      *   0:52:30 ()
pow!  cyberattack #3   Options crack an egg  castle face      *   0:56:04 ()
the juan maclean   can you ever really know somebody   Options 12"  dfa      *   0:58:46 ()
spartan dream  eminence front backing keys   Options digital single          1:04:45 ()
gerry & the holograms  the forty three   Options s/t  cache cache    new reissue, orig late '70s  *   1:07:01 ()
 
cait brennan  benedict cumberbatch   Options third  omnivore      *   1:21:30 ()
fancey  baby love   Options love mirage  stoner disco      *   1:24:32 ()
the zombies  care of cell 44   Options odessey & oracle 50th anniversary edition  varèse sarabande      *   0:49:09 ()
the flywheels  let me take you down (to the sea)   Options i'm for the flowers  mystery lawn      *   1:32:20 ()
the proper ornaments  bridge by a tunnel   Options foxhole  slumberland      *   1:37:08 ()
 
sneaks  look like that   Options it's a myth  merge      *   1:46:34 ()
moon duo  creepin'   Options occult architecture vol. 1  sacred bones      *   1:49:40 ()
the intelligence service  driving to my sun   Options transgressors  self-released      *   1:54:03 ()
should  mistakes are mine   Options the great pretend  words on music  2014      1:57:52 ()
the jesus and mary chain  mood rider   Options damage and joy  artificial plastic      *   2:02:23 ()
 
ball  satanas   Options s/t  horny      *   2:15:52 ()
999  homicide   Options 7"  united artists  1978      2:24:10 ()
the sureshot symphony solution feat. the mighty pope  mr. fortune and fame   Options a good look 12" ep  self-released  2011      2:28:06 ()
the godfathers  she's mine   Options a big bad beautiful noise  metropolis      *   2:30:46 ()
chequered past  underworld   Options s/t  emi america  1984      2:34:36 ()
so what  i just can't   Options hard gum  just add water      *   2:38:56 ()
 
eyelids  camelot   Options or  jealous butcher/schizophonic      *   2:45:43 ()
wyldlife  deadbeat   Options out on your block  wicked cool      *   2:48:45 ()
rolling blackouts c.f.  french press   Options the french press  sub pop      *   2:52:13 ()
 

Listener comments!

Avatar    Wed. 4/26/17 9:04pm JakeGould:

Yes! This Chuck Berry via ELO!
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:04pm V Priceless:

hey efd !
Avatar Wed. 4/26/17 9:04pm Drunken Creep:

Heck yeah on the ELO
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:05pm Stevel:

I have the whole evening ahead of me. Thunder storms are rolling by and efd is on the digital airwaves! Hallelujah!
Avatar    Wed. 4/26/17 9:05pm fleep:

Move on up now! Greetings efd
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:06pm A.T.F.:

How many tours of amerika has jeff lynye canceled due to lack of sales.....book smaller...
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:07pm Stevel:

It's blowing now, baby!!!
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:08pm P-90:

These little trips to The Eighties always warm the cockles of my heart.
Hi efd and Funksters
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/26/17 9:10pm efd:

SEVENTIES, P-90! Seventies.
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:10pm Stevel:

BOOM! Little dogs flying by!

If I was still at the newspaper, I might have to drive out in this. But I don't!
Avatar Wed. 4/26/17 9:11pm Drunken Creep:

@ATF, it's funny because Jeff Lynne is a major legend, and it seems like the music industry knows that, but the general public does not. For instance decades ago when I discovered traveling wilburys, he was the one guy I knew nothing about. Now after combing the ELO and solo catalog I see the guy has written and recorded dozens of incredible songs. It's interesting that Tom Petty sells out big tours (I think) and Jeff Lynne does not.
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:13pm P-90:

Ooooops, seventies is what I meant.
Or The Seventies.
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:13pm A.T.F.:

Alot of uk talent never sits right to us yanks.
Avatar    Wed. 4/26/17 9:17pm fleep:

The radio edit of ELO ROB that charted was shorter, yes? Or is that another brain cell over the side.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/26/17 9:17pm efd:

stay safe out there, Stevel! Hope you've got that hand-cranked internet radio at the ready.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/26/17 9:18pm efd:

definitely was a shorter edit for Top 40 radio.
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:19pm Stevel:

Oh, I'm good unless we lose the cell tower. (Muy dramatic, eh?)
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:20pm A.T.F.:

The nyc weather is a little rough????64 degrees and dark as death here in delaware co. ny...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/26/17 9:21pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Legend has it that two generations ago, the Wednesday night radio DJ was GrandFunk "Railroad" Davies.
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:23pm Stevel:

I'm in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Sorry about Pence, but we don't miss him as governor.

Lightning (lots of it) moving off to the northeast.
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:23pm A.T.F.:

Who is this singer.....please tell...
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:24pm Stevel:

Ken: Lots of people say that.
Avatar Wed. 4/26/17 9:25pm Drunken Creep:

@fleep, there are a couple of versions of ELO ROB, including one where the band makes funny/rude noises into the microphones for about 30 seconds or so
Avatar    Wed. 4/26/17 9:25pm chris_in_space:

Hey all. A week without @efd's theme song just ain't right. It's good to be here!
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:28pm A.T.F.:

Ron Bausch thanks google
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:30pm Stevel:

That's some deep nerd diving, re Blue Planet. I heartily approve.
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:36pm Alex of Chicago:

Beach, ballgame, avoided rain, and now EFD. Pretty good day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/26/17 9:38pm efd:

Beach?!
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:39pm Stevel:

That guitar riff by The Pacifics. Top level!
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:40pm Stevel:

Alex. How cold is the lake?
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:42pm A.T.F.:

FUZZ.....
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:43pm Alex of Chicago:

@Stevel A little too chilly for me, but the dog didn't mind. It was 70 this morning.
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:43pm pp:

you really got me with that last song
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:45pm A.T.F.:

is 13 o'clock like the 31st of febuary
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:48pm Julie M Brooklyn:

Yeah, pp, I was hesitating on saying anything!
Avatar    Wed. 4/26/17 9:53pm fleep:

It just got a lot louder in here.
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:53pm #126344:

yooooooo!!! the bedazzler
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:54pm Julie M Brooklyn:

Volume just went up. What a great way to drown out this Met game.
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:54pm slowbear:

Oh hell yeah this song
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/26/17 9:55pm Bootsie:

YEESSSSSS!!
Avatar    Wed. 4/26/17 9:55pm Mailman Tom:

Nice
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/26/17 9:56pm Bootsie:

And a Karen song I've not heard of before. Bonus! (Karen is my alter-ego)
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:58pm A.T.F.:

80s style
  Wed. 4/26/17 9:59pm #126344:

this song is good too. Need to hear the bedazzler again though. Come on people whose with me??
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/26/17 10:00pm Bootsie:

@126344 more like "who isn't?"
  Wed. 4/26/17 10:00pm Manny Machado:

Bro, my jam.
  Wed. 4/26/17 10:01pm pp:

Julie M phrase it in a way that if you're wrong, it's ambiguous :)
  Wed. 4/26/17 10:01pm A.T.F.:

I am so glad i dont have neighbors and can pump it up to the threshold of pain..
  Wed. 4/26/17 10:07pm #126344:

stellar set
  Wed. 4/26/17 10:08pm Stevel:

I would not file a complaint if efd played Bedazzler, again.
  Wed. 4/26/17 10:11pm A.T.F.:

Killed by keyboards...
  Wed. 4/26/17 10:14pm Anon Freq Cmtr:

love those Holograms
Avatar Wed. 4/26/17 10:16pm Drunken Creep:

That was a nice track from Gerry & the Holograms. 5/4 meter sounding good
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/26/17 10:17pm melinda:

hi people
  Wed. 4/26/17 10:24pm #126344:

efd which days are you at the rekkid fair (DJ'ing) ( with the Bedazzler in the bag)
  Wed. 4/26/17 10:24pm A.T.F.:

This almost has as many hooks as bedazler...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/26/17 10:26pm Bootsie:

Cait Brennan always sounds a bit Sparks-ish to me. That's not a bad thing.
  Wed. 4/26/17 10:29pm #126344:

im your #1 fan
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/26/17 10:30pm efd:

I'm only going to be there on Sunday - have some other commitments this weekend.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/26/17 10:31pm Jeff formerly from Rahway:

Thanks for keeping me company tonight efd. I just drove a bunch of kids around Jersey City for Lyft. Had WFMU on. Received a few compliments on the tunes :-)
  Wed. 4/26/17 10:31pm A.T.F.:

I love this old stereo stuff....sounds..
  Wed. 4/26/17 10:35pm A.T.F.:

Karen carpenter lives..
Avatar    Wed. 4/26/17 10:40pm chris_in_space:

@Jeff formerly from Rahway: passing an un-prompted kid test is always a good feeling for the selector.
  Wed. 4/26/17 10:40pm A.T.F.:

ultimate painting????
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/26/17 10:43pm melinda:

I just read that Jonathan Demme died. Sad.
  Wed. 4/26/17 10:46pm Ignore Function:

I saw the Zombies play Odessey(sic) a few weeks Ago. It was great.
Avatar Wed. 4/26/17 10:47pm Drunken Creep:

Its crazy that b cumberbatch was named after that song, even though he was born before it was written
  Wed. 4/26/17 10:49pm #126344:

Wow the Sneaks are wierd, and i like it
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/26/17 10:49pm melinda:

I like the sneaks
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/26/17 10:52pm Uncle Michael:

I like Dinosaur Jr. ...er...I mean Moon Duo.
  Wed. 4/26/17 11:04pm #126344:

i can see this 'Should' guy cutting a Bedazzler -class track 20 yrs from now, ala That petrol emotion
  Wed. 4/26/17 11:12pm P-90:

Heck, I'll send my camel to bed whenever she asks
  Wed. 4/26/17 11:14pm Julie M:

Love any reference to the penultimate. You rule and goodnight.
  Wed. 4/26/17 11:14pm #126344:

Aw man whose going toEnd Tymes! i already got my tickets
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/26/17 11:25pm Bootsie:

Homicide!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/26/17 11:27pm Bootsie:

Killer last track to hear before I call it a night. G'night, all!
  Wed. 4/26/17 11:28pm Stevel:

Homi, homi, homi...
Avatar    Wed. 4/26/17 11:29pm fleep:

Night, Bootsie.
  Wed. 4/26/17 11:30pm Stevel:

Great night for great music. The storm has passed. All is well.
  Wed. 4/26/17 11:45pm Stevel:

Yes, Holly! Bless her.
  Wed. 4/26/17 11:46pm P-90:

Chequered Past: QUITE the lineup
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/26/17 11:49pm efd:

yeah, I'll say!
  Wed. 4/26/17 11:52pm #126344:

Bootsie u need to hear this Daeadbeat song
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