Options The Evan "Funk" Davies Show: Playlist from October 10, 2006 Options

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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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Upcoming events:

Wed. Oct 16th, 9pm - Midnight: Singles Going Seventies! (More info...)
Wed. Oct 23rd, 9pm - Midnight: A salute to New York Rocker (More info...)
Wed. Oct 30th, 9pm - Midnight: Stag plays live (More info...)

Options October 10, 2006: dedicated to my late high school pal Jimmy Mack (aka Jim McIntyre), without whom i would not be here this evening
Some people have an uncle or aunt, or an older sibling, who they can point to as the person who got them to start listening to cool music. For me, it was one of my best friends in high school: Jim McIntyre, later known as Jimmy Mack.

Jimmy was an intern at WBCN in Boston and later became their music director. He was the first person who turned me on to bands that are still among my all-time favorites today: the Stranglers, Ultravox, Television, the Dictators, Cheap Trick... the list goes on and on. He shaped my musical taste for a lifetime.

Jimmy died of AIDS in 1986. There have been countless times since then that I've wished he was still here so I could tell him about a great new record I'd heard, or he could tell me about his new favorites. I'm dedicating this show, my first on the regular weekly schedule, to him.

Listen to this show:

(* = new)

Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
teenage lust  teenage lust   Options           0:00:00 ()
redd kross  dumb angel   Options phaseshifter  mercury        0:05:35 ()
4" be 2"  frustration   Options 7"  wea  1980      0:07:44 ()
the long blondes  appropriation by any other name   Options 12" ep  what's your rupture      *   0:10:35 ()
the victoria lucas  allegheny/monongahela   Options hit the ground running fast  no no no    thanks to listener Mike for correcting my faulty memory of Ralph Kiner's regular Three Rivers Stadium remark.  *   0:13:43 ()
hot chocolate  are you getting enough happiness?   Options 7"  emi america  1982      0:18:11 ()
flying lotus  two bottom blues   Options va-the sound of L.A. vol 2  temple bar      *   0:21:51 ()
willie alexander and the boom boom band  radio heart   Options s/t  mca  1978  for Jimmy    0:33:25 ()
mcfadden's parachute  sugar 1970   Options hammerdown  self-released      *   0:36:57 ()
the attack  neville thumbcatch   Options about time!  rpm    another new Attack collection... not that i'm complaining  *   0:39:52 ()
kazi  a.v.e.r.a.g.e.   Options va-stones throw: 10 years  stones throw  2006      0:43:08 ()
boyskout  fantastic   Options another life  three ring      *   0:51:21 ()
neutral mute  kingkiller   Options mercy sessions  run roc      *   0:54:51 ()
stetsasonic  dbc let the music play   Options in full gear  tommy boy  1988      0:56:51 ()
action plus+  woo woo woo woo woo woo woo woo (the car alarm song)   Options s/t  nocturnal love feast  1996      1:02:19 ()
pere ubu  texas overture   Options why i hate women  smog veil      *   1:12:05 ()
the crooks  all the time in the world   Options va-this is mod vol 2  anagram        1:18:11 ()
the someloves  little town crier   Options don't talk about us  half a cow      *   1:21:05 ()
the long winters  ultimatum   Options putting the days to bed  barsuk      *   1:23:46 ()
curse ov dialect  saturday night   Options wooden tongues  mush      *   1:34:20 ()
various  don't ask   Options the world is gone  xl    (the name of the band is in fact Various)  *   1:37:44 ()
teddy bears  cobrastyle featuring mad cobra   Options 12"  atlantic/big beat      *   1:41:18 ()
positive noise  charm   Options 12"  statik  1981      1:44:26 ()
starlight mints  inside of me   Options drowaton  barsuk      *   1:54:39 ()
electric light orchestra  don't bring me down   Options           1:58:23 ()
upper crust  cream of the crust   Options cream of the crust  upper crust / redeye    another new Upper Crust collection... not that i'm complaining  *   2:02:17 ()
priestess  talk to her   Options hello master  rca      *   2:06:37 ()
hank iv  got got   Options third person shooter  hook or crook    inspired by Omar on HBO's The Wire -- which, by the way, is one of the best TV shows ever  *   2:09:55 ()
steve wynn & george pelecanos  cindy it was always you   Options s/t      performed by steve wynn+the miracle 3, lyrics by george pelecanos  *   2:20:29 ()
a-bones  take up the slack daddy-o   Options daddy wants a cold beer  norton    see the a-bones tomorrow (Weds) night at Union Pool with Andre Williams and WFMU's own Great Gaylord!    2:24:15 ()
jimmy church  the hurt   Options va-okeh: a northern soul obsession          2:26:49 ()
fabienne delsol & the bristols  can't you see that he's mine   Options best of  damaged goods      *   2:29:05 ()
bpa  my son   Options maybe use my knife  shake it      *   2:36:02 ()
imaginary icons  eye-cons   Options 7"  dagger man      *   2:40:00 ()
tom petty & the heartbreakers  i need to know   Options you're gonna get it  shelter/abc  1978      2:42:44 ()
carl wayne  deeper than love   Options songs from the wood and beyond: 1973-2003  castle      *   2:45:04 ()
the bee gees  idea   Options idea    1968      2:48:17 ()
new lou reeds  exploit me   Options top billin'  exit stencil    see them this Friday night at Northsix (downstairs) and Saturday at Magnetic Field  *   2:50:28 ()

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