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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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Options January 14, 2008: ah, new bin. how i've missed you.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
ram jam  runaway runaway   Options portrait of the artist as a young ram  epic  1978  tune in to 3 Chord Monte with Joe Belock tomorrow (Tues the 15th) between 12noon and 3pm to hear The Doughboys live -- they were Myke Scavone's band pre-Ram Jam    0:00:00 ()
british lions  booster   Options s/t  rso  1978  ex-members of Mott The Hoople    0:04:35 ()
murs  better than the best   Options 12"  warner brothers      *   0:09:00 ()
pylon  feast on my heart   Options gyrate plus  domino      *   0:12:52 ()
botswanas  soul kiss   Options va-fuzzy logic  rpm-usa  1997      0:16:34 ()
rockin' enocky  mother's little helper   Options split 7" with bloodshot bill  norton    (of Jackie & the Cedrics)  *   0:18:41 ()
apache  boys life   Options 7"  douche master      *   0:21:23 ()
cher  i hate to sleep alone   Options gypsies, tramps & thieves  kapp  1971      0:23:34 ()
blake leyh  the fall   Options va-The Wire: And All the Pieces Matter - Five Years of Music from the Wire  nonesuch      *   0:26:35 ()
blank dogs  scenes from a new town   Options diana (the herald) 12" ep  sacred bones      *   0:37:27 ()
fad gadget  ricky's hand   Options best of  mute        0:39:46 ()
coconut coolouts  head full of stones   Options pizza regret 7" ep  seeing eye      *   0:43:22 ()
the rippers  stop me if you can   Options 7"  kuriosa      *   0:46:22 ()
joe jackson  got the time   Options look sharp!  a&m  1979      0:48:30 ()
noonday underground  when the rocks start falling   Options on the freedom flotilla  setanta      *   0:56:21 ()
the factotums  driftwood   Options va-fairy cakes for tea: 20 previously uncomped pop sike gems  psychic circle      *   0:59:21 ()
magnet  in love again   Options worldwide attraction  a&m  1979  hoo boy, this really sounds a lot like REO Speedwagon, doesn't it    1:02:01 ()
the brian wilson shock treatment  time takes time   Options the hammer of the metal gods  poe      *   1:06:12 ()
cymande  baa   Options renegades of funk  newhouse      *   1:16:29 ()
mellow madness  save the youth (kenny dope remix)   Options 7"  kay-dee      *   1:21:49 ()
the better beatles  paperback writer   Options mercy beat  hook or crook    orig 1981  *   1:25:44 ()
ambros seelos  mabusso   Options va-achtung! german grooves  bureau b      *   1:29:00 ()
rodney dangerfield  rappin' rodney   Options va-not bad meaning good, but bad meaning bad    1983  Noah's 2007 marathon premium    1:31:57 ()
whitsundays  loralee   Options s/t  friendly fire      *   1:46:43 ()
barry adamson  something wicked this way comes (edit)   Options va-lost highway soundtrack  interscope  1997      1:48:20 ()
japanther  topanga canyon   Options don't trust anyone over 30  wantage usa      *   1:51:46 ()
dopestyle  wrap it around me   Options the little happy / fool's pool  daly city      *   1:54:46 ()
sarah johnson  kill your father   Options sun ray  self-released    there is nobody in the band named Sarah Johnson, fyi  *   1:57:54 ()
white hills  oceans of sound   Options heads on fire  rocket      *   2:04:48 ()
cactus  sweet sixteen   Options restrictions  atco  1971      2:09:45 ()
the civilians  in america   Options 7"  secret  1980      2:13:05 ()
the laureates  i want to miss you   Options 7"  funambulist    you can download this and the other songs on this EP at laureatesmusic.com
and then you should buy it.
*   2:16:16 ()
heaven 17  i'm your money   Options 7"  virgin / b.e.f.  1981      2:20:25 ()
siouxsie  here comes that day   Options mantaray  decca      *   2:26:48 ()
lesley gore  no matter what you do   Options va-hearing is believing: the jack nitzsche story  ace  1966  this comp is from 2005    2:30:34 ()
candie payne  take me   Options i wish i could have loved you more  deltasonic      *   2:33:20 ()
oojami  hip shaker   Options boom shingaling  cia      *   2:35:43 ()
yea big & kid static  we've built a time machine that runs on beats. we shall only use it for good.   Options s/t  jib door      *   2:40:24 ()
cococoma  go ahead   Options s/t  goner      *   2:47:16 ()
the pleasure kills  over and over   Options 7"  polypore      *   2:49:02 ()
sonic chicken 4  shalalalalove   Options s/t  in the red      *   2:52:35 ()
carolyn crawford  good and plenty   Options va-conquer the world: the lost soul of philadelphia international records  legacy      *   2:55:07 ()

Listener comments!

  Mon. 1/14/08 11:03pm Nikola:

First. Hi.
  Mon. 1/14/08 11:04pm Ainsley:

  Mon. 1/14/08 11:06pm Tom (The Bactrian Support Network):

being goin' NUTS looking for that 2nd - RamJam it's GREAT .. Help me get it
  Mon. 1/14/08 11:17pm efd:

hi Nikola, hi Ainsley!
Tom, I wish I had a line on that Ram Jam album - that was vinyl from the station library. Listen to 3 Chord Monte tomorrow, one of the guys from Ram Jam is in the band he's having on.
  Mon. 1/14/08 11:20pm Ainsley:

hello there, new friend
  Mon. 1/14/08 11:30pm dave:

awwww, maybe just a LITTLE disco dance party?
  Mon. 1/14/08 11:45pm crunk:

punx not dead.
  Mon. 1/14/08 11:46pm efd:

hmm, maybe, if you're good.
  Mon. 1/14/08 11:50pm punk:

crunx not dead.
  Mon. 1/14/08 11:56pm andrea:

chido liro
  Mon. 1/14/08 11:57pm patrick:

oh pizza regret, im having some of that right now!
  Tue. 1/15/08 12:01am Randy in NC:

Hurrah's! What a great place that was. I didn't go, but recall the incident you mentioned. It was so clean and spacious compared to CB's and Max's. Plus there were girls there... It was right near Lincoln Center, I think they knocked down the bldg it was in and put some thing hi rise there, no?
  Tue. 1/15/08 12:05am Tom (The Bactrian Support Network):

Remember ""A&7""" haha
  Tue. 1/15/08 12:05am crunk:

gimmmeee some tickets!!!
  Tue. 1/15/08 12:14am crunk:

gimme some liner notes!!!
  Tue. 1/15/08 12:21am efd:

someone out there should look up Jimmy Page and the Factotums, I'm almost sure he played guitar on at least one of their songs at some point.
  Tue. 1/15/08 12:23am efd:

i would also like to know what "chido liro" means.
  Tue. 1/15/08 12:26am punx:

Jimmy Page was in the studio at the time and laid down a 12 string guitar fill in &#8220;Can&#8217;t Go Home Anymore My Love&#8221;

si. http://www.manchesterbeat.com/bands/factotums/factotums.php
  Tue. 1/15/08 12:29am Nikola:

Yep. Jimmy Page did something with "Hip Young Guitar Singer." And Babelfish refuses to cooperate with all of this silly lingo going about.
  Tue. 1/15/08 12:30am efd:

a-HAAA! thank you, punx and Nikola!
  Tue. 1/15/08 12:34am demonique:

EFD-how ya been??? the show is REALLY HOT!!!! i'm enjoyin it,,btw,,you like FAMILY GUY?? i do,,see ya next week,,,
  Tue. 1/15/08 12:36am Nikola:

I actually might be wrong with my discovery. I really don't know. punx is definitely right though. Anyone in this joint listen to Idiot Flesh?
  Tue. 1/15/08 12:41am Ainsley:

  Tue. 1/15/08 12:51am Randy in NC:

Wikipedia - Hip Young Guitar Slinger - A compilation of pre Zeppelin studio sessions, recorded 1962 - 1966. The Factotums are disk 2, track 8.
  Tue. 1/15/08 1:03am Matt:

Don't trust anyone over thirty is a collab between japanther and artist Dan Graham. That's maybe why it seems like a concept album.
  Tue. 1/15/08 1:07am Julie Bean:

oceans of sound...great stuff.
so big ups to the DJ
and big ups to RON PAUL.
  Tue. 1/15/08 1:10am churner:

ha tru.

Evan Funk Davies 2008
  Tue. 1/15/08 1:13am efd:

if nominated, i shall not run.

if elected, i shall not serve.
  Tue. 1/15/08 1:16am slugluv1313:

Tom: "A&7" are you referring to "A7" that was on corner of Avenue A and East 7th Street, later turned in to King Tut's Wa Wa Hut???

(yep i remember Hurrah too . . . saw The Specials there, Suicide, a buncha others i cannot recall right now . . . )
  Tue. 1/15/08 1:17am churner:

how's king tuts wa wa hut?
  Tue. 1/15/08 1:25am slugluv1313:

the wa wa hut is no more -- for many many years -- some other bar there now, don't know the name
  Tue. 1/15/08 1:26am Randy in NC:

I specifically recall seeing Per Ubu, james White and the Blacks, the Raybeats w/Debbie Harry there. It's kinda where Punk intersected with disco. Come to think of it, I think I saw the Specials there too.
  Tue. 1/15/08 1:29am churner:

oh well
  Tue. 1/15/08 1:33am slugluv1313:

if i remember correctly, Hurrah may have been a disco before it became Hurrah??? . . . but yeah, it sure was SPACIOUS compared to Max's, CBGB, TR3, even the Mudd Club -- nice place to dance!

then a buncha other places sprang up, in NYC and NJ, converting from "disco" to "new wave" . . . i remember seeing X at a place called The 80s (somewhere uptown?)
  Tue. 1/15/08 1:35am churner:

the good ol days, huh

  Tue. 1/15/08 1:35am slugluv1313:

EFD, you are totally rocking to-night (just thought i should give proper recognition!)
  Tue. 1/15/08 1:37am efd:

thanks slugluv! i have to admit, i am loving this set (if i do say so myself)!
oh, and The 80s was on E. 86th, around 3rd Ave or so - not too far from Privates. I was in a band that played at The 80s once - we were on a bill with future hitmaker Desmond Child!
  Tue. 1/15/08 1:39am Randy in NC:

I went to the 80's too. A pain to get to when you lived in Brooklyn though.

Great show!!
  Tue. 1/15/08 1:39am punx:

Privates! Too punk!
  Tue. 1/15/08 1:39am churner:

go efd
  Tue. 1/15/08 1:45am Willard Scott's Bass Line:

great set Evan...youre the man

  Tue. 1/15/08 1:46am Julie Bean:

totally for real yo Willard.
  Tue. 1/15/08 1:47am churner:

go evan, go evan, go evan, go evan....uh
  Tue. 1/15/08 1:49am smurf:

Great show, making my night @work much better. Thanks.
  Tue. 1/15/08 2:05am efd:

Thanks smurf, churner, Julie, Willard, Randy and everyone else for your comments! Enjoy the rest of your night!
  Tue. 1/15/08 2:47am slugluv1313:

omigosh Desmond Child! with or without -- ROUGE?!?!

yikes, did not remember location of The 80s!!! i lived in New Brunswick (NJ) at the time! (yep even FURTHER away than Brooklyn!)
  Sun. 1/20/08 10:59am WoodShampoo:

if it ain't ruff, it ain't right.
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