Favoriting The Evan "Funk" Davies Show: Playlist from April 5, 2023 Favoriting

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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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SEE ALSO:
Mona's fill-in on Wake yesterday morning.
Joe Belock's Three Chord Monte show from this past Monday.

(* = new)

Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
tuff darts  my guitar lies bleeding in my arms   Favoriting s/t  sire  1978       
secret service  oh susie   Favoriting 7"  sire  1979      0:03:08 (Pop-up)
duncan browne  the wild places   Favoriting the wild places  sire  1978      0:06:15 (Pop-up)
patti smith  hey joe (version)   Favoriting 7"  sire  1977      0:12:12 (Pop-up)
the replacements  alex chilton   Favoriting pleased to meet me  sire  1987      0:17:02 (Pop-up)
the searchers  hearts in her eyes   Favoriting s/t  sire  1979      0:20:18 (Pop-up)
status quo  pictures of matchstick men   Favoriting va-history of british rock  sire  1974      0:23:26 (Pop-up)
julie driscoll with brian auger & the trinity  this wheel's on fire   Favoriting va-history of british rock vol 2  sire  1974      0:27:08 (Pop-up)
 
m  pop muzik   Favoriting 7"  sire  1979      0:39:41 (Pop-up)
boney m  rasputin   Favoriting 7"  sire  1978      0:42:31 (Pop-up)
b-movie  nowhere girl   Favoriting forever running  sire  1985      0:47:23 (Pop-up)
the mighty lemon drops  happy head   Favoriting happy head  sire  1986      0:51:51 (Pop-up)
the undertones  get over you   Favoriting 7"  sire  1979      0:54:20 (Pop-up)
the paley brothers  you're the best   Favoriting 7"  sire  1978      0:56:49 (Pop-up)
 
ramones  i remember you   Favoriting leave home  sire  1977      1:07:17 (Pop-up)
flamin' groovies  yeah my baby   Favoriting now  sire  1978      1:09:36 (Pop-up)
talking heads  love -> building on fire   Favoriting 7"  sire  1977      1:13:18 (Pop-up)
the mixtures  pushbike song   Favoriting 7"  sire  1970      1:16:12 (Pop-up)
the beckies  right by my side (etude)   Favoriting s/t  sire  1976      1:18:39 (Pop-up)
dirty angels  rock and roll love letter   Favoriting 7"  sire  1975  I first heard this on The Todd-o-phonic Todd show a few years ago!    1:21:58 (Pop-up)
climax blues band  couldn't get it right   Favoriting 7"  sire  1976      1:24:57 (Pop-up)
plastic bertrand  ca plane pour moi   Favoriting 7"  sire  1977      1:28:22 (Pop-up)
 
special friend  bête   Favoriting wait until the flames come rushing in  skep wax    bandcamp  *   1:37:53 (Pop-up)
perch  alpine arrival   Favoriting the magic mountain  cupboard music    bandcamp  *   1:40:58 (Pop-up)
dry cleaning  hot penny day (charlotte adigery & bolis pupul remix)   Favoriting swampy ep  4ad    bandcamp  *   1:46:03 (Pop-up)
skull practitioners  what now   Favoriting negative stars  in the red    bandcamp  *   1:51:00 (Pop-up)
cola  keys down if you stay   Favoriting single  fire talk    bandcamp
From Montreal!
 
*   1:54:44 (Pop-up)
 
killing joke  full spectrum dominance   Favoriting single  spinefarm      *   2:04:37 (Pop-up)
a certain ratio  1982   Favoriting 1982  mute    bandcamp  *   2:10:52 (Pop-up)
break machine  street dance   Favoriting 7"  sire  1983  ONE MORE SIRE RECORD SORRY NOT SORRY!    2:13:53 (Pop-up)
new musik  churches   Favoriting from a to b: the sony years  cherry red    This song orig 1981; new 4CD box set  *   2:17:35 (Pop-up)
red telephone  we all look so nice   Favoriting hollowing out  red telephone    bandcamp
From Cardiff
 
*   2:22:25 (Pop-up)
 
the defacto brothers with dale smith  the love you give   Favoriting va-waiting for the call: a musical tribute to chris garges  seventh son    more on the Be Good To Yourself Foundation.
Recorded in 1985 at Mitch Easter's Drive-In Studio, remixed in 2021 by Chris Garges. Ted Lyons on drums.
 
*   2:34:39 (Pop-up)
the rubs  i want you   Favoriting (dust)  hozac    bandcamp  *   2:39:14 (Pop-up)
juniper  alone with you   Favoriting she steals candy  fabcom! records    bandcamp  *   2:42:57 (Pop-up)
keeley  dead on arrival   Favoriting totally entranced ep  dimple discs    bandcamp  *   2:45:26 (Pop-up)
peel dream magazine  reiki   Favoriting pad  slumberland    bandcamp  *   2:48:45 (Pop-up)
palm ghosts  grey cell green   Favoriting single      To be released on Friday benefiting a charity called Be The Big Spoon. Details will be posted at their website    2:54:05 (Pop-up)
 


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Listener comments!

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Handy Haversack:

efd! All the other letters! Church bells are ringing in Manhattan -- let's drown 'em out!
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nycmusicnerd:

Greetings fellow nerds...
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tim from washington:

efd! efd! efd! Nice opening choice!
  12:00pm
bradford:

hi EFD & everyone
  12:00pm
clarke:

he's dynOmite!!!
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listener james from westwood:

Afternoon, Evan and all!!
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tim from washington:

↳ nycmusicnerd @12:00
Hello nyc! Let's nerd it up!
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Triple G:

Hey EFD and all Woof-Mooers here, there, and everywhere
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Chris Hiatt:

Good early afternoon, Evan "Funk" Davies and acolytes.
  12:01pm
clarke:

↳ Song: "my guitar lies bleeding in my arms" by "tuff darts"
this could be DRR's theme
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Krys O.:

Good afternoon!
  12:01pm
Stevel:

Tough Darts!!
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efd:

Good Wednesday afternoon everyone! Welcome to my totally random Seymour Stein tribute!
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Krys O.:

↳ Song: "my guitar lies bleeding in my arms" by "tuff darts"
Aw, this makes me think of John DeSalvo.
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Carmichael:

Heya Evan and TUFF DARTS!
  12:02pm
Stevel:

Tuff, darn it
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nycmusicnerd:

↳ tim from washington @12:01
:)
  12:02pm
clarke:

↳ Song: "my guitar lies bleeding in my arms" by "tuff darts"
i don't remember the 12-string being so prominent in the mix, but it's fantastic.
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tom tom the pipers son:

this tuff darts is close to classic rock. remember reading about tuff darts and sic fuks in h.s.
  12:03pm
clarke:

↳ efd @12:02
yes, Sire!!
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Ciggy:

He's not the first
He's not the first
But he's the second best secret agent in the whole wide world
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tim from washington:

↳ efd @12:02
I got a feeling that the totally random route will have excellent results!
  12:06pm
clarke:

in perhaps the Fuzzmobile?
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Chris Hiatt:

↳ Song: "oh susie" by "secret service"
That was nice.
  12:06pm
clarke:

↳ Song: "the wild places" by "duncan browne"
good album
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tom tom the pipers son:

mucho macho
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efd:

↳ Song: "the wild places" by "duncan browne"
I've loved this song from the moment I heard it, probably on WBCN in 1978.
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tom tom the pipers son:

↳ Song: "the wild places" by "duncan browne"
one romantic song
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efd:

↳ tim from washington @12:05
Let's hope!
  12:11pm
clarke:

↳ efd @12:09
it took me a while to warm up to this, as i was a fan of his first album.
  12:11pm
clarke:

then you realize he was very into bowie during the making of this.
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Frank In Queens:

Hey efd and everyone
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Frank Zaatar:

↳ efd @12:09
WNEW for me. I'll always associate it with my summer job that year. I don't think I've heard it since.
  12:12pm
clarke:

↳ Frank In Queens @12:11
good day, sir!
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nycmusicnerd:

↳ Frank In Queens @12:11
Hey Frank!
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Rich in Washington:

hello!
Diggin' this Seymour tribute!
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efd:

lotta surface noise on today's show
  12:13pm
clarke:

mcgasko nods.
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Triple G:

↳ efd @12:12
::Joe McGasko has entered the conversation::
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Handy Haversack:

Frank, clarke, NYCmn, Ciggy, all.
  12:14pm
clarke:

↳ Handy Haversack @12:13
whatcha readin'??
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Alvy Singer:

Hopefully a DMZ track might make it on the show today.
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Frank In Queens:

Hey there clarke, NYC, and handy
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K8:

Good afternoon EFD and everybody! Loving the vibe of the set this far...full-on 70s!
  12:15pm
clarke:

↳ Alvy Singer @12:14
people's champ been there.
  12:15pm
clarke:

↳ K8 @12:15
howdy madam!!
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efd:

↳ Alvy Singer @12:14
I knew there'd be records I'd forget! That's one of them. But yes, Joe played them during his SS tribute on Monday.
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Rich in Washington:

↳ efd @12:12
I <3 surface noise!
  12:16pm
clarke:

↳ Frank In Queens @12:14
you decide on a DAW, yet?
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tim from washington:

↳ Song: "hey joe (version)" by "patti smith"
I had no idea Sire reissued this. Was Sire trying to sign Patti?
  12:17pm
clarke:

↳ tim from washington @12:16
champaign wishes and urbana dreams!! (pure!).
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K8:

↳ clarke @12:15
Good afternoon, clarke!
  12:18pm
Rex P:

Making me stay in my damn car! WHATS THAT SONG?! 🎶
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Frank In Queens:

↳ clarke @12:16
No. Still working with Garageband. Too many other things to worry about right now before I leave for tour next week.
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efd:

↳ tim from washington @12:16
I think they were trying to capitalize on her nascent success on Arista by that point
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Handy Haversack:

↳ clarke @12:14
Ha, at the bookstore in the Milwaukee airport (!), I took a gamble on a book from like a nine-book series and got it right! It was book 3, and I'd read the two before it.

en.wikipedia.org...
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Franco Twinkie:

↳ Song: "hey joe (version)" by "patti smith"
I loved that! The first time I saw Patti Smith, Richard Sohl still had curly blond hair past his shoulders. He looked like a debauched angel.
  12:19pm
clarke:

↳ Frank In Queens @12:18
wow - cool!! may i inquire with whom and where?
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K8:

↳ Song: "alex chilton" by "the replacements"
Wait! Decade jump! God, I love the Mats.
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DanielMac Listener 272753:

Love hearing the Replacements on the radio!
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Figgsrock:

I still have my Sire Records box set that came out in 2005. That is chock full of greatness.
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Ciggy:

Re-listened to Michael Shelley's interview with Seymour Stein late last night.
  12:19pm
JetBoy of Astoria:

Pleased to Meet Me is one of Replacements’ best
  12:20pm
Rex P:

Like seriously I should’ve ordered pizza by now but Replacements are on so 🤷🏻
  12:20pm
clarke:

↳ Handy Haversack @12:18
cool, mate! i can't do (much) science fiction. (of course cs lewis et al)
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efd:

↳ Rex P @12:20
you're free, you're free!
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herb.nyc:

↳ Song: "alex chilton" by "the replacements"
Hola. Went to book reading and sound woman was playing w mic a few times. After, I told her of Paul singing and mic fell lower and lower, slowly. So he did too. (Maybe I read that in azerrad Our Bands book)
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Aaron Working In Newark:

Good Afternoon!
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Frank In Queens:

↳ clarke @12:19
The Golden Grass is heading t Europe for almost 3 weeks.
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prof.fuzz:

howdy y'all
  12:21pm
clarke:

FuZZZZZZZZZZZ
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prof.fuzz:

ClarkEEEEEEEEEEEEE
  12:21pm
JetBoy of Astoria:

Good day Prof!
  12:22pm
clarke:

↳ Frank In Queens @12:20
that's awesome man!! spring springs eternal!!
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DanielMac Listener 272753:

↳ JetBoy of Astoria @12:19
i agree!
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tim from washington:

↳ Song: "hearts in her eyes" by "the searchers"
A little Fleetwood Mac here in the vocals?
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Frank In Queens:

↳ clarke @12:22
Hopefully spring has indeed sprung in some of the places we'll be hitting.
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Kat in Chicago:

↳ Song: "hearts in her eyes" by "the searchers"
I forgot how much I like this song
  12:23pm
tonyb:

❤️
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tim from washington:

How do, clarke? I been finishing up my Pure Michigan Part 2 set for my next Drop-In show.
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tim from washington:

↳ prof.fuzz @12:21
Hey, prof!!!
  12:23pm
clarke:

saaaahweeeet!!!
  12:24pm
clarke:

and Pure!!
  12:24pm
clarke:

that Searchers new wave album is worth getting.
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DjLorraine:

Are books about bands...band books? Cuż i'm Floriduh.
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Mike From Brooklyn:

Hello EFD & Listeners!
Hey Handy Haversack, Frank in Queens, K8, herb.nyc, prof.fuzz!
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Frank In Queens:

↳ Mike From Brooklyn @12:25
Hey Mike
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Frank Zaatar:

This whole label is my 20s.
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prof.fuzz:

hey tim!
hey mike!
hey frank!
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efd:

↳ clarke @12:24
There was a 2CD reissue of that a few years ago, on Omnivore I think?
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tim from washington:

↳ DjLorraine @12:25
Only the ones worth reading. Ignore and burn the rest.
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nycmusicnerd:

↳ DjLorraine @12:25
That could be a great promo for a bookstore's music section: Read a Band Book Today!
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Carmichael:

↳ tim from washington @12:26
Burn Before Reading
  12:26pm
clarke:

↳ tim from washington @12:26
speaking of finishing, i finally finished the chris bell book. i think the guy just read all the articles i gobbled up thru the years - little new info, but worthwhile for uninitiated!!
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DanielMac Listener 272753:

Has anyone heard of a band called the Office? From 2007. Now that's some Pop that Rocks!
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K8:

↳ Mike From Brooklyn @12:25
What's up, Mike? Hope you're doing well...
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Triple G:

↳ Song: "this wheel's on fire" by "julie driscoll with bri...
Wow, nice one
  12:28pm
Cooh John:

Hello efd and funky ones. Paying my respects.
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listener james from westwood:

↳ Song: "this wheel's on fire" by "julie driscoll with bri...
AbFab vibes right here!
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Handy Haversack:

Hey, Mike!
  12:28pm
morphe':

↳ nycmusicnerd @12:26
PLAYING IN THE FM BAND -
Steve Post's history of late '60s-early'70s WBAI

I lent my copy to someone who disappeared...
A Good Read !!
  12:28pm
Andres:

Good aft.
Absolutely Fabulous!
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luka:

good afternoon
  12:29pm
?:

↳ listener james from westwood @12:28
ha I came here to ask if this was the version used on AbFab
  12:29pm
clarke:

↳ Handy Haversack @12:28
just started non-fiction: Shooting Midnight Cowboy by Glenn Frankel
  12:30pm
Andres:

↳ listener james from westwood @12:28
Alarm bells went off. :)
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Krys O.:

↳ efd @12:09
Love Browne's first album. It's very Toy Town.
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Chris Hiatt:

↳ Song: "pictures of matchstick men" by "status quo"
Ha, I just realized I was listening to the last few songs on two different devices. Not sure how my phone app got turned on, it sounded crazy.
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Handy Haversack:

↳ clarke @12:29
Excellent. Floating bookmobiles for the win!
  12:32pm
clarke:

indeed, it is the memoir of the cameraman for MC and other great films. pretty cool, so far.
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Chris Hiatt:

Great set. Heading down a different trail from Mona's tribute yesterday AM.
  12:34pm
clarke:

as far as i know (which ain't much), no one has played B&S's Seymour, fr Arab Strap?? shall i hold that thought????
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sydnius:

↳ Chris Hiatt @12:32
it’s dark over there
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nycmusicnerd:

↳ morphe' @12:28
I'll keep that in mind. I finished Amy Rigby's "Girl To City" last month. Another good read. I also have Richard Barone's latest book but have yet to crack it.
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tim from washington:

I wonder how much crossover there is between the History of British Rocks and Nuggets 2.
  12:35pm
morphe':

↳ Handy Haversack @12:31
MY village in Ireland gets the Kerry County Council Mobile Library van on Wednesdays .. along with the weekly bus so the old age pensioners can get to the PO to collect their pensions in cash as the do not trust direct deposit and plastic transactions.. Long Live Rural Mobile Libraries and all Libraries and OLPs(OldAgePensioners)!!!
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Krys O.:

↳ nycmusicnerd @12:35
Thanks for the reading tips.
  12:35pm
clarke:

↳ nycmusicnerd @12:35
Girl To City is VERY great!
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Frank In Queens:

↳ prof.fuzz @12:26
What's up, Prof!
  12:36pm
clarke:

↳ morphe' @12:35
and the Floating Bookmobile! (and, sometimes, the Fuzzmobile).
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Paul D:

I think the first Sire release I had was a Material Girl 45.
  12:37pm
morphe':

ps..

Biblioburro: The amazing donkey libraries of Colombia
https://www.bbc.com/culture/article/20180410-biblioburro-the-amazing-donkey-libraries-of-colombia
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Paul D:

The B side was Angel.
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Mike From Brooklyn:

Hey K8! I'm doing fine thanks. Hope you & Handy are too. My broken toe is getting better and better, and it's not keeping me from doing much.
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prof.fuzz:

↳ Frank In Queens @12:36
würking & lürking
lots of grading to do this week. gig on saturday. bracing for a visit from karl ward as well...
  12:38pm
clarke:

brace!!
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K8:

↳ Mike From Brooklyn @12:37
Oh my god, I didn't know you broke your toe! I'm sorry...but glad to hear it's getting better.
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SamTheRam:

Enjoying the tribute. Thank You!!
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prof.fuzz:

↳ Mike From Brooklyn @12:37
ouch! gotta stop kicking against the pricks, or whatever...
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Rich in Washington:

Gawd. This show is making me aware of how different my teenage record buying years would've been if not for Sire Records and Seymour Stein.
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Paul D:

Yeah and the Sire records logo was great.
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Hopey Sockmonkey:

↳ Song: "pop muzik" by "m"
Sire was one of the labels that I would trust to buy new music from during this period. Also, thank jeebus I still have this 45!
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Hoboken Jack:

Hello EFD, Krys, Tim from WA, Clarke, NYCMnerd, Handy, unleavened Bagpipe, Kate, Frank, Prof, Brooklyn Mike, all! Just a quick hello from damp, chilly Yankee Stadium. Ah, April baseball!
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RevWaldo:

BOPBOPSHOEWOP
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prof.fuzz:

hi jack!
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Triple G:

↳ Song: "rasputin" by "boney m"
oooh those Russians....
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listener james from westwood:

Oh dang, "Rasputin" was Sire?
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Ken From Hyde Park:

↳ Song: "rasputin" by "boney m"
Visualize Stashu singing this at a Hoof 'n' Mouth. Hi, Jack!
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Ciggy:

I thought my 1st Sire LP was a Renaissance release. Maybe the album, Prologue. But I'm not sure.
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K8:

↳ Hoboken Jack @12:42
Hi Jack! Bagpipe sends enthusiastic tailwags and face licks...sorry about the latter
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Sweet Corn Lizzie:

This is a great tribute. And I can't hate Rasputin no matter how hard I try.
  12:44pm
morphe':

Simon = 11.6 Y/O wiggingly about/poggoing on the couch ... a reading braek..
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Frank Zaatar:

I think if you've only lived in America you can't appreciate the ubiquity of Boney M.
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Handy Haversack:

↳ Hoboken Jack @12:42
Day game? Thanks for the reminder, Jack! Second radio, DEPLOY!
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efd:

↳ Sweet Corn Lizzie @12:44
same!
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tim from washington:

↳ Song: "rasputin" by "boney m"
No disputin Rasputin!
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joe mulligan:

↳ Song: "pop muzik" by "m"
my grade school neighbor friend up the street used to sing this song all the time in the 80s
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prof.fuzz:

i'd pay good money for a "pop muzik"/"rasputin" split single if the sides were labeled "traditional" (rasputin) and "boneless" (pop muzik)
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Handy Haversack:

↳ Sweet Corn Lizzie @12:44
We're supposed to try?
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tim from washington:

↳ Hoboken Jack @12:42
Hey Jack! Stay warm and have some peanuts for me.
  12:46pm
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this song blows
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Chris Hiatt:

↳ Song: "rasputin" by "boney m"
'70s strings! That ship has sailed...
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prof.fuzz:

↳ ? @12:46
blows out the windows with its awesome fun times!
  12:47pm
Elena:

Such a key part of my Moscow childhood soundtrack. Thanks!
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Sweet Corn Lizzie:

↳ Song: "nowhere girl" by "b-movie"
God I love this song. thank you.
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joe mulligan:

↳ ? @12:46
I'm sure you have good taste. please give us a good request.. it has to be on Sire Records
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Rich in Washington:

I still have the weird M - Pop Musik 12" coaxial groove single that will randomly play the A-side or the B-side upon dropping the needle.
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efd:

↳ ? @12:46
that's just your OPINION, maaaaaannnn!!
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RevWaldo:

↳ Song: "rasputin" by "boney m"
Could be reworked into a Putin anti-anthem I should think. 🤔
  12:49pm
morphe':

↳ Frank Zaatar @12:45
Kazak Film
Tulpan
features Boney M song as a main character
  12:50pm
ProgGrrl:

An all Sire playlist? <3 <3 <3
Viva GenX
  12:50pm
BillfromRockTavern:

The Sire version of the B Movie singles were way inferior to the 12 inch versions on Some Bizarre.
  12:51pm
clarke:

howdy Hoboken Jack!!
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tim from washington:

↳ ? @12:46
? - You do realize that on WFMU the DJs are encouraged to play songs that suck, blow, and stink up the joint?
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Paul D:

alt 80s older sister loved the mightly lemon drops
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StuartR:

Might Lemon Drops: one Band I have had Vinyl, CDs & cassettes for
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Paul D:

she got fired from record town for stealing cassettes
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tim from washington:

↳ Song: "happy head" by "the mighty lemon drops"
Whoa! I didn't know the Mighty Lemon Drops sounded so tough! Were they Australian? Why did I think they were a college rock bar band from somewhere like Carbondale, IL?
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tim from washington:

↳ Song: "get over you" by "the undertones"
One of the best songs!
  12:54pm
egould:

Mighty Lemon Drops was hitting me right in the earbone. Real nice.
  12:55pm
Androu B.:

Hi EFD! Grateful your paying homage to Stein along with other DJs here on the Woof-Moo! I happen to have the first four volumes of the "Just Say..." series of comps, among other releases of UK acts from the 80's on the label.
  12:55pm
Elena:

Tulpan is a great film, highly recmmended
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Chris Hiatt:

WFMU Record Fair is back: 10/14 and 10/15 at the Knockdown Center in Maspeth, Queens. I'm pretty broke these days, so putting myself in record jail until then. Will make an exception if Meg Baird has vinyl for sale at Union Pool in May.
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Rich in Washington:

Gawd. This whole set. Pure gold.
  12:57pm
Androu B.:

↳ RevWaldo @12:49
It's been done more than twice. Search YT.
  12:57pm
MD:

GABA GABA!!!!
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Handy Haversack:

↳ Androu B. @12:55
¡Hola, Androu! F0F0 and I kept your presence going on Ken's board. If Tim asks, hay solo cuatro estados.
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Hopey Sockmonkey:

↳ Rich in Washington @12:56
Absolutely!
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tim from washington:

efd - If you're feeling it, I wouldn't mind another Sire set. This is really great.
  12:59pm
MD:

To quote Joey…SIRE RECIDS!!!
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tim from washington:

↳ Androu B. @12:57
Androu B - How many states are there?
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dave miss:

Great tunes EFD
  1:01pm
Androu B.:

↳ tim from washington @1:00
4! 😉
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Handy Haversack:

↳ Androu B. @1:01
Excellente.
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tim from washington:

↳ Androu B. @1:01
Got it! That's what I thought too.
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KevinfromBayRidge:

Hello everybody! Between 3CM and this show, I feel like I know just a little about Sire & Seymour.
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Paul D:

i wonder if maverick records still exists. madonnas label
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Handy Haversack:

Suzyn is implying that Jack might indeed be cold and damp at the ol' ballgame today.
  1:04pm
bradford:

yay!
  1:04pm
morphe':

Yeah !!!!
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Ciggy:

↳ Song: "nowhere girl" by "b-movie"
Mona killed it
  1:04pm
Androu B.:

↳ Handy Haversack @1:01
You might want to explain that to me, as I don't dare venture into Ken's playlists anyoe for fear my laptop will lapse into fits of epilepsy reacting to the gross amount of gifs Ken posts.
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tim from washington:

One more set! One more set! One more set!
  1:05pm
toorushed:

Yes-1 more Seymour set! This has been great EFD.
  1:05pm
Androu B.:

*anymore
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Chris Hiatt:

Hate to tear myself away, but I must go out and earn my keep. What a great show that's happening here!
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Paul D:

anyone else have the just say anything or just say yeserday sire record comps
  1:07pm
Androu B.:

↳ Paul D @1:06
Refer to my opening comment @12:55.
  1:07pm
morphe':

is Mister C ??? GC ???? but must be undercover???
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Handy Haversack:

↳ Androu B. @1:04
Don't worry -- F0F0 and I covered for you!
  1:07pm
clarke:

i remember me, too. sometimes.
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Bootsie:

Yay day off today so I can listen live!!
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Handy Haversack:

↳ Handy Haversack @1:04
Suzyn actually just said, "You have to be very brave to sit out there today." Courageous Jack!
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efd:

↳ morphe' @1:07
who is GC?
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Paul D:

Joey Ramone got into a huge fight with the guy from B Movie in the bathroom at the sire records office over using up all of the poopouri. jk that never happened
  1:09pm
morphe':

↳ Androu B. @1:04
gross amount of gifs Ken posts.
or
amount of gross GIFs Ken posts

neither a semantic question or rhetorical question..
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nycmusicnerd:

People in Queens (looking at you, Frank)--how easy is it to get to this Record Fair place via mass transit? Talk to me like a Jersey Girl who almost never ventures to the outer boroughs.
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Bootsie:

Damn this yellow -- I keep accidentally unfavoriting shows I already favorited!
  1:10pm
morphe':

↳ efd @1:09
Cosloy
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Frank In Queens:

↳ nycmusicnerd @1:09
Not the easiest, not the hardest. Door to door, your best bet is L Train to Jefferson Ave stop, then take the B57 bus to Knockdown (straight shot). Only catch is, the B57 runs like shit sometimes. But catching a car from the subway to Knockdown probably wouldn't be expensive.
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tim from washington:

Man, the only thing that would make this show even better would be some Social Media Airhorn. Who's with me?!?
  1:11pm
clarke:

↳ Frank In Queens @1:11
just donned my I Am A Scientist ringer shirt.
  1:12pm
clarke:

↳ tim from washington @1:11
i'm with ya! (blasssst!!)
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nycmusicnerd:

↳ Frank In Queens @1:11
Could I walk to Knockdown from Jefferson Ave?
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K8:

↳ tim from washington @1:11
I have a feeling that's in our future...
  1:14pm
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↳ Song: "love -> building on fire" by "talking heads"
oh this is sweet in its crackly surface
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tom tom the pipers son:

↳ Song: "love -> building on fire" by "talking heads"
could t.h. nicked the intro from germ free adolescents?
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Frank In Queens:

↳ nycmusicnerd @1:13
Sure. It's a little less than a mile walk.
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efd:

↳ morphe' @1:10
no, not at all. It's Mr. C, the onetime host of Mr. C's Soul Spectacular and Bossa Nova Carnival.
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Frank In Queens:

↳ clarke @1:11
Collectors Item!
  1:16pm
clarke:

↳ Frank In Queens @1:15
someone is re-pressing them on ebay, though.
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efd:

↳ @1:14
honestly there's a little hairline crack for about 1/4" at the outer edge, but still playable imho!
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tim from washington:

↳ tom tom the pipers son @1:14
Astute observation!
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Frank In Queens:

↳ Song: "pushbike song" by "the mixtures"
I dig the old Sire logo
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tom tom the pipers son:

↳ tom tom the pipers son @1:14
no, this was prob before germ free
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KevinfromBayRidge:

↳ Song: "pushbike song" by "the mixtures"
Little Mungo Jerry?
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tom tom the pipers son:

↳ tim from washington @1:16
thx tim
  1:17pm
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↳ efd @1:16
I love it
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Franco Twinkie:

↳ Song: "i remember you" by "ramones"
I remember in 1976 when my neighbor Brian(Kid Congo) lent me the first Ramones record and said "You MUST listen to this - it's the future!" Maybe a bit of hyperbole, but he sure something I didn't. A storm was coming and were all going to get wet. Then in 1977, my sister and I went to see The Talking Heads at The Golden Bear - a small club in Huntington Beach.(It was their first show in Southern California) We were feeling the spirit. Sire uber alles.
  1:18pm
clarke:

↳ Frank In Queens @1:16
that would be a cool shirt, too!
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Ciggy:

↳ efd @1:09
It's 50/50 to decipher morphe'(s) scribes
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Ciggy:

↳ @1:17
So fickle
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Frank In Queens:

↳ clarke @1:18
I'd wear it!
  1:19pm
Androu B.:

↳ Song: "love -> building on fire" by "talking heads"
You guys have to see this. (It's somewhat topical):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSuregWhlWk
  1:19pm
clarke:

↳ Frank In Queens @1:18
it reminds me of the Rice University baseball logo
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tim from washington:

↳ Franco Twinkie @1:18
Was this before Kid was the President of the Ramones fan club?
  1:20pm
clarke:

Beckies RULE~~~
  1:21pm
morphe':

↳ Franco Twinkie @1:18
Did not Kid Congo work at B&H Dairy Rest .. I remember him(someone) there proudly showing me his/their first record .. 1983 I was working St Marks Bookshop
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Handy Haversack:

↳ Frank In Queens @1:11
Most efficient way there for us is to paddle!
  1:21pm
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↳ Ciggy @1:18
I wasn’t being snide! Im sincere in my love of analog recordings. they soothe my senses. it’s like tasting something aged in wood vs glass
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Power Papi:

i feel a jeans explosion coming on
  1:22pm
clarke:

↳ Handy Haversack @1:21
amphibious.
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Frank In Queens:

↳ Frank In Queens @1:15
And honestly, I live pretty close to Knockdown Center, and I'm actually further away than the Jefferson St. stop, so it's not a horrible walk at all.
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abbazabba:

↳ Power Papi @1:22
Sir, this is a Wendy's
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Frank In Queens:

↳ Handy Haversack @1:21
Ha! Just don't capsize on the way home!
  1:23pm
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and it sounds like I remember it, not remaster’d
  1:24pm
morphe':

The Pesident of the HS in R&R HS was - to me at the time - "THE UGLY KID FROM GENTLE BEN" only later learned he was a Howard... His ugliness mellowed with time ...
  1:24pm
clarke:

what IS the Knockdown Center?
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tim from washington:

↳ Song: "rock and roll love letter" by "dirty angels"
Did you put this on a premium, efd?
  1:25pm
morphe':

↳ clarke @1:24
New Spot for the record fair ..
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tim from washington:

↳ Song: "couldn't get it right" by "climax blues band"
Whoa, you took Belock's challenge!
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Bootsie:

↳ Song: "couldn't get it right" by "climax blues band"
Oh HELLS yeah!
  1:25pm
clarke:

obviously, ha ha.
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timinoak:

↳ Song: "couldn't get it right" by "climax blues band"
OMG thank you.
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Krys O.:

↳ clarke @1:18
Would you believe Old Glory sells a t-shirt with the Sire logo at Walmart?
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efd:

↳ tim from washington @1:25
it wasn't much of a challenge!
  1:26pm
Androu B.:

↳ morphe' @1:24
You must be speaking of Clint Howard! yeah that guy was in a lot of B-movies!
  1:26pm
clarke:

wow!!! on my way!! ha ha.
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tom tom the pipers son:

↳ Song: "couldn't get it right" by "climax blues band"
this one sticks out a bit in relation to the rest of the fare
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efd:

↳ tim from washington @1:25
mmmmaybe! I can't remember now, but probably on a Starting With The 70s volume.
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Ciggy:

↳ Song: "couldn't get it right" by "climax blues band"
Always confused Climax Blues Band with the group, Charlie.
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efd:

↳ tim from washington @1:25
no Spacehog, though.
  1:27pm
clarke:

thank goodness!
  1:27pm
Mick:

Instantly in the back seat of my parents’ Plymouth
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Billy Mince:

Great to hear this Sire/ Seymour Stein tribute. I'm hoping for some Sandii and the Sunsetz
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tim from washington:

↳ efd @1:27
Ha! It must have been a difficult choice to leave them out.
  1:28pm
Androu B.:

↳ Song: "couldn't get it right" by "climax blues band"
Huge hit on AM Top 40 radio.
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Frank In Queens:

Booooooo! ;)
  1:28pm
egould:

The last time I heard “Couldn’t Get It Right” was over the loudspeaker at the pool at the Holiday Inn in Little Rock, AR. My family was moving from Texas to Indiana; summer of 1977.
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tim from washington:

↳ Song: "ca plane pour moi" by "plastic bertrand"
Genuine fake punk!
  1:28pm
JetBoy of Astoria:

So many great bands on Sire. I never realized
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Mike From Brooklyn:

Thanks K8 and prof.fuzz. Yeah, kicking against the pricks has its risks. As does kicking my toilet.
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Frank In Queens:

↳ Frank In Queens @1:28
This was a reaction to the "no Spacehog" comment.
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Handy Haversack:

↳ Song: "ca plane pour moi" by "plastic bertrand"
Don't let Irwin see this one!
  1:29pm
clarke:

we thought you were a plastic bertand hater! ha ha.
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Mike From Brooklyn:

Hey Hoboken Jack!
  1:30pm
Androu B.:

↳ tim from washington @1:28
You have heard the true story of how this single came about, haven't you?
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Sweet Corn Lizzie:

↳ Song: "ca plane pour moi" by "plastic bertrand"
The slight distortion just adds to the charm
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tim from washington:

↳ Androu B. @1:30
Possibly, but lay it on me!
  1:31pm
morphe':

Must away ..
thanks efd and all !!!!
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Hopey Sockmonkey:

Incredible set!
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Frank Zaatar:

↳ clarke @1:29
Plastic Bertrand is the Boney M of punk.
  1:31pm
clarke:

later maaan!!
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attis:

Thanks Jet Boy! Thanks Jet Girl!
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Sweet Corn Lizzie:

↳ attis @1:31
Yeah my brain kept filling in those lyrics!
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K8:

Yeah, this tour through the history of Sire has been really incredible. Thanks, EFD!
  1:32pm
toorushed:

I’m interested too Androu.
  1:33pm
clarke:

the original Rock And Roll Love Letter was Bay City Rollers, right?? (or The Rollers?).
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Ciggy:

↳ attis @1:31
No-tell Elton Motello
  1:34pm
clarke:

it got weird.
  1:34pm
Androu B.:

↳ tim from washington @1:31
The story is, the actual guy who was supposed to sing the song was locked out of the studio by the producer, who did all the actual singing. When the recording was done the producer told PB that he would still get credit for singing it. That's the gist of it, more or less.
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McGroovey:

↳ Frank In Queens @1:22
Google says it's a 16-minute walk from the Jefferson St L stop to the Knockdown Center. That's 16 street blocks, in Manhattanspeak.
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tim from washington:

I didn't know that actually. Hahaha! That's a great story.
  1:35pm
clarke:

mcgroovey speaks jive.
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Franco Twinkie:

↳ tim from washington @1:20
I think it was at the same time. I get the chronology of those times so mixed up. He did have a Brian Jones haircut however.
  1:36pm
clarke:

didn't know dat either!
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myron feld:

↳ clarke @1:33
Tim Moore, writer and first-releaser. The BCR did it the following year, I think (1976).
  1:37pm
Androu B.:

↳ tim from washington @1:35
PB had some sort of disagreement with the producer over the terms of his contract. That's what got him locked out of the studio in the first place.
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efd:

↳ clarke @1:33
No, it was written by Tim Moore
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Franco Twinkie:

↳ morphe' @1:21
I'm totally totally clueless of his time in New York. At that time I would only see him when he was visiting his mom.
  1:39pm
clarke:

↳ efd @1:37
mkay.
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K8:

↳ Song: "bête" by "special friend"
Love this! Also, love drummers that sing!
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tim from washington:

↳ Franco Twinkie @1:36
There's a couple photos from that time in his book as I'm sure you are aware.
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tim from washington:

↳ Androu B. @1:37
Ha!
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Sweet Corn Lizzie:

↳ Song: "bête" by "special friend"
Is that a synth playing the melody or what?
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Franco Twinkie:

↳ tim from washington @1:39
Oh yeah, the book.
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brycepunk1:

Hello EFD, everyone. Good afternoon :)
  1:43pm
clarke:

nice set, workin', here!
  1:46pm
clarke:

no Figgs, today????
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Frank In Queens:

↳ McGroovey @1:35
Yeah, not horrible for most people.
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Triple G:

↳ Song: "hot penny day (charlotte adigery & bolis pupul re...
This is gooooood *favorite-ed*
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tim from washington:

↳ Song: "what now" by "skull practitioners"
Oh yeah! Listen to that rhythm section. This reminds me a little of the Laughing Hyenas obscurity 'Don't Bogue My High".
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Rich in Washington:

↳ Song: "what now" by "skull practitioners"
me likey
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Handy Haversack:

↳ Song: "what now" by "skull practitioners"
Love this record!
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tim from washington:

↳ Handy Haversack @1:53
I have witnessed the Handy stamp of approval for this record.
  1:54pm
clarke:

that's a hard fade!!
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efd:

↳ clarke @1:54
I faded it before they could curse again since I was out of dump button buffer space!
  1:56pm
clarke:

ah! how bout just blasting some airhorn?? ha ha.
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Triple G:

↳ Song: "keys down if you stay" by "cola"
🇨🇦
  1:58pm
clarke:

box checked.
  1:59pm
clarke:

and witnessed by timothy.
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prof.fuzz:

↳ efd @1:55
potty mouths!
  2:01pm
?:

hot penny day sounds like a scary hazing ritual
  2:01pm
Androu B.:

↳ Song: "bête" by "special friend"
@efd - It's the French word for "beast".
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Handy Haversack:

Great moments in radio: efd brings in Mark Hurst live on the phone when it was announced that Chinese VC games company Epic had bought Bandcamp. Commemorated here: creativegood.com...
  2:05pm
clarke:

what can you make of that, johnny?
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efd:

↳ Androu B. @2:01
oh I know, I think I said that before I played the song? Or at least I thought it!
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Handy Haversack:

"New music from Killing Joke" was not a phrase I was expecting to hear today!
  2:07pm
clarke:

you were expecting it friday, perhaps?
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Krys O.:

↳ Song: "full spectrum dominance" by "killing joke"
YAY!
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K8:

↳ Handy Haversack @2:06
Right? Right??? This was not on my radar, and now I must see them live. Are they touring? Did they already come to NYC and I was asleep? What's happening?
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efd:

↳ Handy Haversack @2:06
lol, someone on Twitter just said the same thing! (And I know it wasn't you!)
  2:08pm
clarke:

The 80's!!!!
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Handy Haversack:

↳ efd @2:07
UNLESS IT'S ALL BEEN A LIE!
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brycepunk1:

Loving this Killing Joke track
  2:09pm
rich the greeb:

Anyone else getting Wire vibes from this track?
  2:09pm
Androu B.:

↳ Handy Haversack @2:06
Another DJ on one of the streams premiered it last week.
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NorwegianChris:

↳ brycepunk1 @2:08
Just as I clicked "favourite". I got sucked into it. Love the bass engineering
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efd:

↳ Androu B. @2:09
oh?
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Rich in Washington:

↳ Song: "full spectrum dominance" by "killing joke"
wunderbar!
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Handy Haversack:

↳ Androu B. @2:09
That version probably had capital letters. Doesn't count.
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efd:

↳ Handy Haversack @2:10
wfmu.org...
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K8:

↳ Handy Haversack @2:08
I don't know...sounds like Killing Joke. That guitar tone...so good. I am finding no evidence that they're touring to the U.S. anytime soon though. Sigh.
  2:11pm
clarke:

hold that thought!
  2:11pm
Androu B.:

↳ efd @2:10
I forget now...I think it was Terre T, not sure.
  2:12pm
rich the greeb:

They’re playing in Vegas in May at a festival with all bands I don’t want to hear
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Handy Haversack:

↳ efd @2:11
efd gets the scoop! Never doubted!
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Handy Haversack:

↳ Androu B. @2:11
You sure it wasn't efd playing the pure trance youth dub remix version?
  2:13pm
clarke:

circle takes the square!
  2:13pm
katharsis:

Hellos efd and all
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JR HTX:

@efd, earlier in the show you mentioned a show that played all Sire label bands. besides Joe B's show, of which I heard, what is the other show???
  2:14pm
rich the greeb:

I take that back also the Melvins, ministry and placebo
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efd:

↳ JR HTX @2:13
It was Mona's fill-in on Wake yesterday morning. The link is at the top of this playlist.
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JR HTX:

Awesome. Thank you!
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Krys O.:

↳ Song: "street dance" by "break machine"
Wow! Haven't heard this in AGES!
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steveo:

NINETEEN EIGHTY-TWO
NINETEEN EIGHTY-TWO
NINETEEN EIGHTY-TWO
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herb.nyc:

↳ Song: "alpine arrival" by "perch"
Here’s a funny from Columbia journalism Review, in its headlines collection. “Perch decline to be studied”
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efd:

↳ Krys O. @2:15
I really wanted to work it in earlier and I just couldn't!
  2:17pm
clarke:

KK
  2:18pm
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Great show
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Krys O.:

↳ efd @2:16
Thanks for all you do, efd! You're a consummate pro!
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herb.nyc:

re Bandcamp, 20mins ago I saw a notice for the triangle shirtwaist factory fire on empty storefront. Happened March 25,1911. This notice was a mile away from original site (nyu now uses the bldg)
  2:18pm
clarke:

↳ Song: "churches" by "new musik"
these guys seem to be anit-popeye's?
  2:19pm
clarke:

-anti
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efd:

↳ Krys O. @2:18
oh gosh, thank you so much Krys!
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steveo:

Oh, Churches. Kept hearing Joan Jett (1982)
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Krys O.:

↳ efd @2:16
I've mentioned before that I worked in several different Crazy Eddie's record stores in Manhattan, Westchester, and NJ in 1984-1986. Was lucky to hear so much great music then.
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Krys O.:

↳ efd @2:20
It's true.
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efd:

↳ herb.nyc @2:18
isn't there still some sort of plaque on the NYU building? I seem to remember there was one when I was going to school there, but of course that was decades ago.
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herb.nyc:

Aside, since baseball is never tawked about here. I txtd my friends this last night-

Met announcer- “MLK assassinated 65 yrs ago. MLB slow to postpone opening day. Donn Clendenon’s mentor at Morehouse was MLK. Ed kranepool was union rep. Club votes. Want postponement of opening day. Eventually MLB does”
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nycmusicnerd:

↳ Frank In Queens @1:22
Good to know. I've got several months to figure this out, but this is good info. Thanks!
  2:22pm
clarke:

you apparently didn't listen to last week's show?
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Alan in Marblehead:

↳ Song: "churches" by "new musik"
Is that the best organ sound ever?
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herb.nyc:

↳ efd @2:20
Plaque is on it, the Brown Bldg. (used by chem dept?). flowers were placed there, along w signs.
  2:27pm
clarke:

there was another band The Red Telephone (very good!) from NH (via boston).
  2:28pm
dustin james:

whos this american woman remix by
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Carmichael:

↳ dustin james @2:28
Sounds like Lenny Kravitz
  2:29pm
Fred And Alan:

Hello everyone Fred and Alan
  2:30pm
clarke:

i think casey is STILL at the bat!!
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Triple G:

📣📢💨📯🎺 📣📢💨📯🎺 📣📢💨📯🎺 📣📢💨📯🎺 📣📢💨📯🎺 📣📢💨📯🎺 📣📢💨📯🎺 📣📢💨📯🎺 📣📢💨📯🎺 📣📢💨📯🎺
  2:31pm
clarke:

amelia airhorn!
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Handy Haversack:

I am mediated!
  2:32pm
Androu B.:

↳ dustin james @2:28
The Lordz Of Brooklyn - Saturday Night Fever
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Krys O.:

@efd: Have you tried Spoutible yet? An app is coming for that.
  2:33pm
clarke:

sweet!!
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steveo:

Bro, are you running your own Madison server? That is tough as nails!
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K8:

There's that airhorn for you, Tim!
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Triple G:

↳ Androu B. @2:32
Beat me to it, was about to ask if they were referencing the bed music

EFD played it as a nice little surprise early in the week 1 marathon show last month
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steveo:

↳ steveo @2:33
*Mastodon
  2:35pm
clarke:

tim is now passed out in the fuzzmobile.
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Triple G:

Thanks EFD - later, gang ✌️
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efd:

↳ steveo @2:33
ha! Not all on my own, I'm using masto.host
  2:38pm
clarke:

ted lyons = great drummer! great dude!
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efd:

↳ Krys O. @2:33
haven't heard of Spoutible!
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prof.fuzz:

↳ clarke @2:35
what else is new?
  2:40pm
clarke:

even airhorns couldn't stir 'im!
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Handy Haversack:

↳ prof.fuzz @2:39
That doesn't affect your insurance?
  2:40pm
clarke:

sammich, FuZZZ>?? i'm staaaahhhvin'!!
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prof.fuzz:

↳ Handy Haversack @2:40
tim's in good hands with allstate
  2:41pm
clarke:

↳ Handy Haversack @2:40
it does - but, surprisingly in a GOOD way.
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prof.fuzz:

↳ clarke @2:40
italian sammich. eaten. classes in about 45 minutes.
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steveo:

↳ efd @2:38
Ah that's cool too 😊
  2:42pm
clarke:

gadzooks!!
  2:42pm
Androu B.:

I must leave now!
Thanks for the SS tribute today, efd!
Keep poppin' & rockin', everyone!
¡Hasta la proxima, Handy!
  2:43pm
clarke:

yay, Juniper!!
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prof.fuzz:

↳ clarke @2:41
allstate views tim as a simultaneous theft deterrent and risk. schrodinger's car alarm, so to speak...
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Handy Haversack:

↳ Androu B. @2:42
¡Hasta luego, Androu!
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JB:

↳ Song: "alone with you" by "juniper"
I'm here to yell JUNIPER!!!
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efd:

↳ Androu B. @2:42
thanks for listening Androu!
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slocker:

Cute Juniper song
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Handy Haversack:

↳ prof.fuzz @2:43
Trust a Texas insurance agent to get the nuances of quantum theory.
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nycmusicnerd:

↳ Song: "alone with you" by "juniper"
I dig Juniper!
  2:45pm
clarke:

such a voice, that kid!
  2:46pm
clarke:

and also the texas allstate agent, too.
  2:49pm
clarke:

true story: it was my turn to sleep in the van parked outside of Norton Records HQ in bkn, and in the middle of the night, a hand reaches inside the window i had cracked for air. "i have a gun" yell i, and the hand disappeared. i had no gun.
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herb.nyc:

↳ clarke @2:38
Ted Lyons opened for Don Dixon, at Maxwell’s. Maybe 1983,84. My first time there. Great shows!
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Krys O.:

Thanks, efd!
  2:51pm
clarke:

↳ herb.nyc @2:50
noice! i saw him with chris stamey group at mardi gras '84
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efd:

↳ clarke @2:51
I saw him/them around that time as well, at the old Knitting Factory on Houston St.
  2:53pm
clarke:

i wish i had gotten to see him, solo!! he was "just" drumming with chris, but it was great!
  2:54pm
egould:

Thank you Evan. Pleasant way to spend the morning.
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Handy Haversack:

Thanks, efd! Much goodness was had by all. And apparently I psychically tweet now? Who knew!

Later on, pals!
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listener james from westwood:

Holy crow, Ned's cover! Nice!
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Monica:

thx for the super sire trib, EFD!
  2:54pm
JetBoy of Astoria:

I forgot that this band existed and their name - seems like it was a few words - Ned’s atomic dustbin?
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Figgsrock:

↳ Song: "grey cell green" by "palm ghosts"
whoa, this was an unexpected cover!
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attis:

↳ Song: "grey cell green" by "palm ghosts"
A throwback cover
  2:54pm
clarke:

handy tweets. clarke eats! and we all scream for EFD - thanks!!
  2:55pm
bradford:

many thanks EFD!
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nycmusicnerd:

Thanks efd!
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K8:

Thanks so much, EFD! So happy to be on spring break so I can actually listen to the entirety of your show IRT!
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attis:

↳ JetBoy of Astoria @2:54
Got it in one.
  2:55pm
JetBoy of Astoria:

Great show as always efd - thanks for sharing!
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listener 126464:

Thanks for a great show, efd.
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brycepunk1:

Fantastic show. Thank you Evan!
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radioronan:

Thanks Evan..cheers y'all!
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prof.fuzz:

thanks efd
  2:57pm
clarke:

oh, and i forgot to aplogize to Frank for AGAIN missing his show. dang it.
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listener james from westwood:

TYVM, EFD!
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Handy Haversack:

↳ clarke @2:57
clarke! You were supposed to remind me!
  3:00pm
clarke:

yah,.. yah.
  3:31pm
egould:

Jerk-jolly dilettantes. He’s right tho.
  3:32pm
egould:

Jerk-jolly dilettantes. He’s right, though.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

~ TY Always DJ efd ~
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