Options Optical Sound with Mike Sin: Playlist from January 26, 2019 Options

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A sight for sore ears. Power pop, freakbeat, and psychedelic songs for all six senses.

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Options January 26, 2019: Filling in for Michael Shelley... Just grooving out in the wild today with Matt Clarke!


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Artist Track Album Label Format Comments Approx. start time
Keith West  On a Saturday   Options VA: Not Just Beat Music 1965 - 1970  See For Miles  LP  1968  0:00:00 ()
World of Oz  Muffin Man   Options (single)  Deram  7"  1968  0:03:03 ()
Marmalade  It's All Leading Up To Saturday Night   Options I See The Rain: The CBS Years 1966-1969  Castle  CD  1966  0:04:46 ()
Tremeloes  Call Me Number One   Options (single)  CBS  7"  1969  0:06:48 ()
Denny Laine  Say You Don't Mind   Options VA: Deram Dayze  Decal  LP  1968  0:10:45 ()
Cat Stevens  Granny   Options (single)  Deram  7"  1967  0:13:35 ()
Gants  Six Days In May   Options Road Runner! The Best of the Gants  Sundazed  CD  1966  0:16:49 ()
Quicksilver Messenger Service  Dino's Song   Options (single)  Capitol  7"  1968  0:19:15 ()
Les Sultans  Bring Her Back   Options Express  DSP  LP  1967  0:22:14 ()
Michel Polnareff  Time Will Tell   Options (single)  Disc AZ  7"  1966  0:25:25 ()
 
Ian and the Zodiacs  Why Can't It Be Me   Options Wade in the Water: The Best of Ian & the Zodiacs  RPM  CD  1966  0:36:33 ()
Majority  A Little Bit Of Sunlight   Options (single)  Decca  7"  1965  0:38:36 ()
Jimmy Powell & the Five Dimensions  Sugar Baby   Options VA:: Beat Beat Beat! Vol. 5: More Beat & Freakbeat Rarities  Sanctuary  CD  1965  0:41:09 ()
Cliff Cenneth and the Lights  I Like The Shake   Options (single)  Storz  7"  1964  0:43:57 ()
Dean Ford and the Gaylords  He's a Good Face, But He's Down and Out   Options VA: 60's Back Beat  See For Miles  LP  1965  0:46:15 ()
Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames  El Bandido   Options (single)  Parlophone  7"  1966  0:48:36 ()
Chase   Get It On   Options (single)  Epic  7"  1971  0:51:37 ()
Nancy Sinatra  Last of the Secret Agents   Options (single)  Reprise  7"  1967  0:54:34 ()
 
Dobie Gray  See You at the "Go-Go"   Options (single)  Charger  7"  1965  1:07:00 ()
Arthur Alexander  A Shot of Rhythm and Blues   Options (single)  Dot  7"  1961  1:09:49 ()
Habits  Elbow Baby   Options VA: Sixties Lost and Found, Volume III  See For Miles  LP  1966  1:12:31 ()
Cliff Bennett & the Rebel Rousers  Got To Get You Into My Life   Options (single)  Parlophone  7"  1966  1:14:27 ()
Remo Four  Live Like A Lady   Options VA: The Rubble Collection, Vols. 11-20  Past & Present  CD box set  1967  1:16:55 ()
Lulu  Love Loves To Love Love   Options (single)  Epic  7"  1967  1:19:36 ()
Honeycombs  Something I've Got to Tell You   Options All Systems Go  Pye  LP  1965  1:21:34 ()
Spanky & Our Gang   The Swingin' Gate   Options (single)  Mercury  7"  1968  1:23:55 ()
 
French Church  Slapneck 1943   Options VA: Highs in the Mid Sixties - Volume 19, Michigan Part 3  AIP  LP  1968  1:34:36 ()
Small Faces  Whatcha Gonna Do About It   Options (single)  Decca  7"  1965  1:36:51 ()
Soul Twisters  Swinging on a Grapevine   Options VA: Tobacco A-Go-Go - North Carolina Rock 'n' Roll in the Sixties  Blue Mold  LP  1967  1:39:29 ()
Foundations  Come on Back to me   Options (single)  Uni  7"  1967  1:41:12 ()
Manfred Mann  Up the Junction   Options OST: Up the Junction  RPM  CD  1968  1:43:18 ()
Turtles  Sound Asleep   Options (single)  White Whale   7"  1968  1:47:50 ()
Os Vodkas  Miudas De S. Francisco   Options VA: Portuguese Nuggets, Vol. 2  O Galo  LP  1966  1:50:19 ()
Paul & Barry Ryan  Keep It Out Of Sight   Options (single)  Decca  7"  1967  1:52:59 ()
 

Listener comments!

Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 11:03am Frank In Queens:

*Patiently waits for a song in Italian....*
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 11:04am Corey:

Morning Mike and Matt from Michigan!
  Sat. 1/26/19 11:05am bigplanetnoise:

Good morning, guys!
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 11:09am Sonny Rickles:

Yay! Mike Sin! No novelty Hillbilly records today!
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 11:09am CTEmpress:

Calling you BOTH #1! Morning, friends! XO
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 11:10am Mike Sin:

Hey Folks!
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 11:11am 23 Wolves:

Show sounds awesome so far! OHHHHH YEAHHHH!
  Sat. 1/26/19 11:15am davefromtoronto:

GRANNY!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 11:16am Matt Clarke:

Good morning all!
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 11:16am Joe B:

sounding great Mike!
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 11:17am CTEmpress:

Love Cat...this from when he was just a kitten
  Sat. 1/26/19 11:17am Tom:

Mike Sin always plays the coolest records!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 11:18am Matt Fiveash:

Hello lads!
  Sat. 1/26/19 11:19am davefromtoronto:

yeah they're 'sin'fully good...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 11:21am DJ Pat K:

Morning Mike & MAtt! Great sounds today
  Sat. 1/26/19 11:22am George in WO:

Wow, Quicksilver! Great stuff, Mike.
  Sat. 1/26/19 11:22am Will:

Less yakkin, more rockin, I could tell something was different. Welcome MIke Sin!
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 11:22am CTEmpress:

I ADORE Quicksilver: this is so great to hear! Thanks M & M!
  Sat. 1/26/19 11:24am Morphe':

Thanks for spinning.... good sounds.... QMS giving me deeply buried SF sound vapours!!! Thanks again!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 11:24am Jeff formerly from Rahway:

Good morning Mike! Fab show this AM!!!
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 11:25am geezerette:

yeah yeah yeah! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 11:25am Gaylord Fields:

Les Sultans! Thanks for playing Quebec’s finest, Mike!
  Sat. 1/26/19 11:27am Bluesman:

Ooh ooh, tuned in at the perfect moment. Merci!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 11:28am Gaylord Fields:

You’re playing all my favorite Francophones singing en anglais!
  Sat. 1/26/19 11:28am Jim B:

Really great set, Mike!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 11:29am steveo:

Sounds good from here. Hello
  Sat. 1/26/19 11:38am bigplanetnoise:

Such a great track!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 11:39am Ken From Hyde Park:

Go, Team M & M!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 11:39am Matt Clarke:

You cannot go wrong with Ian and the Zodiacs!
  Sat. 1/26/19 11:40am Bluesman:

Why? Why? Simply, why?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 11:40am mcgreivey:

The sun is out, and it's messing with my WFMU radio reception. Bring back the clouds, Mike & Matt!
  Sat. 1/26/19 11:46am Mike tp:

popped in for some time with sin..!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 11:53am steveo:

OMG we played this in marching band never heard the original
  Sat. 1/26/19 11:54am paul:

My high school's band played this, too. It was a big hit at the time.
  Sat. 1/26/19 11:55am Mike tp:

sound like dreams with Billy Cobham on drums
  Sat. 1/26/19 11:55am frenchee:

I for one could listen to you two talk all day. That said, this CHASE is awesome and so are you. Dancin' in the kitchen!!!
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 11:57am dale:

hello - was this sinatra used in a matt helm film or something?
  Sat. 1/26/19 11:57am frenchee:

@steveo, I would dig that marching band sound (no doubt FMU has such a thing deep in the vault.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 11:57am Mike Sin:

Folks! Thanks for tuning in today!
  Sat. 1/26/19 11:57am Mark in Toronto:

Mike, you cut off the very end of the Chase song. Bad.
  Sat. 1/26/19 11:59am Mark in Toronto:

@dale: no in a Matt Helm movie, but there was a movie called Last of The Secret Agents, I think with Marty Allen, it's from there.
  Sat. 1/26/19 11:59am paul:

Chase was gonna be the next Blood, Sweat and Tears.
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 12:00pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Who among us has never gotten it on in the morning
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 12:00pm dale:

mark - i just looked that up - allen and rossi! probably terrible.
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 12:01pm dale:

harvey korman too.
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 12:01pm Phillippe Bastille:

Hi Mike and everyone. Happy weekend!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:01pm steveo:

@frenchee the trumpet part was pretty much exactly the same
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:03pm Mike tp:

believe Chase died in plane crash
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:03pm nickrhombi:

chase.... j. cole and drake got nothin on chase. get it on is possibly the best make love in the morning song ive ever heard!
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:06pm Mark in Toronto:

@Dale: Hello dere! Wasn't that Marty Allen's catch phrase?
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 12:08pm CTEmpress:

Yeah yeah: see YOU at the go-go called Soulfinger! Otto's Sat Feb 9 with Cool Hands Luke (relentless self promotion): you WILL meet somebody sweet!
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:09pm GowanusColin:

Killin it!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:10pm Matt Clarke:

I can vouch for the Empress' Soul Finger! Groovin' tunes with the grooviest djs. Legends!
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:10pm Mike tp:

wonder who drummed on this dobie Gray track....
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:14pm old ERIC thee hat:

Wow. So much energy behind this track!
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:15pm old ERIC thee hat:

But...
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 12:16pm dale:

hello dere! yup. trailer for that movie on youtube shows it to look like a stinker.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:17pm medson:

Hi Mike & Matt too busy shaking my fanny around the house to comment haha. Love the show, sounds so good
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:17pm Matt Clarke:

Cheers medson
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 12:19pm CTEmpress:

Such a happy show!!!!
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:21pm old ERIC thee hat:

Fanny? Lol. Night all.
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:23pm paul:

Didn't the Honeycombs lead singer die recently? :(
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 12:23pm briania:

Jimmy Page on that Lulu track!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:23pm Hughie Considine:

This is sublime. Only knew the version on "It's Hard to Believe it."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:24pm Matt Clarke:

RIP Honey Lantree. She was the fab drummer and sometimes vocalist for the Honeycombs
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:24pm paul:

Thanks, Matt.
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 12:30pm Nutley Sam:

Mickie Most is underrated!
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:30pm choochoo:

great fill in guys!
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:31pm Daybreak, the Curious:

Anyone else’s WFMU App Stream crash?
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:32pm bonneville73:

Hey Mike! JT & Hideelee tuning in from Traverse City, MI!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:32pm listener 126464:

The Lulu show in AP was fun. Thanks DJs you two always deliver. Enjoying much
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 12:34pm Nutley Sam:

Yes Mc on piano for GTGYIML
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:34pm DJ Pat K:

The groove on that Habits tune is outrageous
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:34pm Matt Clarke:

Thanks Nutley Sam!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:34pm Gaylord Fields:

Paul co-produced Cliff Bennett's version and played piano on it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:35pm Matt Clarke:

Thank you Gaylord!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:35pm Gaylord Fields:

I see Nutley Sam beat me to it. Serves me right for brushing my teeth.
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 12:35pm Nutley Sam:

Thanks Gaylord Fields! Even though you were late!
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 12:36pm Hoboken Jack:

Hey guys! I'm a bit late today but it's great hearing you both!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:36pm listener 126464:

Fleshtones/Paul Collins Beat at Bowery Electric this thursday
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:36pm Daybreak, the Curious:

How Mike really feels. We know... we know...

https://youtu.be/O_wDWh661iM
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:36pm Matt Clarke:

Dentists aren't grateful Gaylord but the world id for your dental hygiene!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:37pm Matt Clarke:

Hey-o Jack!
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:38pm bonneville73:

Hello to Matt too
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 12:39pm Nutley Sam:

I love Paul Collins, esp after he left Genesis
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:40pm Matt Clarke:

Ha!
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:41pm Todd:

Hey Fellas! WFMU hive mind question:
Earlier you were talking about Matt's show on the Ichhybunny stream. Is there a published grid for the Ichhybunny stream? Is there a schedule for that stream anywhere on the WFMU website like there is for the flagship WFMU channel/stream?
Thanks in advance for any info!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:43pm Matt Clarke:

Hey Todd! It's a little odd to find the schedule but when you to the homepage. If you move your mouse of the listen tab a dropdown menu comes up
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:43pm Gaylord Fields:

"This is Cliff Bennett for the British Dental Association, reminding all the kids out there that you've got to get proper dental hygiene into your life. Take it from me and the Rebel Rousers!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:43pm Matt Clarke:

And then move your mouse over the streams and the options come up for listen or see the schedule for the respective streams
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:45pm Matt Clarke:

I am gonna see if my band can get a sponsorship from Scope. Thanks Gaylord! I will send you the first box of toothbrushes I get
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:45pm Todd:

Thanks Matt. Found it right away.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:45pm Jimmy:

Howdy M&M, Trying to find a Finger Lake grapevine I can swing from.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:46pm Matt Clarke:

Howdy Jimmy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:46pm Mike Sin:

This track is longer than 3 minutes, so I'm jumping on this comments board to say, HELLO!!!
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:47pm bigplanetnoise:

Manfred Mann every week!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:48pm Matt Clarke:

Yes bpn!
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:48pm paul:

Howdy, Mike!
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 12:49pm Phillippe Bastille:

Great show, Mike. I clicky starred the whole episode to save time from clicky starring so many great tunes
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:49pm bonneville73:

Sound Asleep! Yay!
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 12:50pm CTEmpress:

How do I love The Turtles? Let me slowly count the ways!
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:51pm Mike tp:

Johnny barbata on drums for the turtles?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:51pm Matt Clarke:

That is the Barbata era
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:51pm Mark in Toronto:

Does any other song feature a saw cutting wood?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:52pm Gaylord Fields:

@Matt Clarke: Can my new band, The Dental Stimulators, open for yours?
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:52pm Robbie White:

I'm really enjoying your show. Thank you Mike
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:53pm Matt Clarke:

Gaylord, Can I Join Your Band?
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:53pm max:

these tunes are fun
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:55pm Gaylord Fields:

@Matt Clarke: I've seen your pearly whites. You're in!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:55pm ChrisB.:

Who covered this song?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:57pm Gaylord Fields:

@Matt Clarke: As long as your teeth are not red with purple flashes, that is.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:57pm DJ Pat K:

Killer show guys!
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:57pm bonneville73:

damnit you guys, every show of yours sends me straight to eBay to find copies of these records
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:58pm bigplanetnoise:

Great show, thanks guys!
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 12:58pm Nutley Sam:

@Gaylord I have tan teeth with pink shoelaces. Close enough?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:58pm Gaylord Fields:

@bonneville73: And then to a bank with lax security so you can afford them, right?
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:58pm dennis diken:

what a great show, thanks fellas!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:59pm Gaylord Fields:

@Nutley Sam: Stop eating little black eggs with little white specks, and your teeth will improve.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:59pm myron feld:

Just found the Ryans track on a Mike Hurst compilation on Amazon: www.amazon.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:59pm Matt Clarke:

Thanks everyone for hanging!
Avatar Sat. 1/26/19 12:59pm Phillippe Bastille:

@Gaylord You could probably get the lead singer from The Periodontists to come on out for a guest duet.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/26/19 12:59pm Matt Clarke:

Thanks everyone for hanging!
  Sat. 1/26/19 12:59pm bonneville73:

hahah yeah!
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