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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 November 18, 2008: they're not all standouts.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
jo ann garret  goin' man huntin'   Options va-ecentric soul: twinight's lunar rotation  numero  1970  compilation from 2007    0:00:00 ()
newbeats  bad dreams   Options           0:02:16 ()
the go  yer stoned italian cowboy   Options 7"  cass  2007      0:04:28 ()
yo la tengo  spec bebop   Options they shoot, we score  egon    orig from the 2006 movie Game 6, with Michael Keaton and Robert Downey Jr. How did I miss that??  *   0:07:50 ()
faca  two tango   Options va-Advice  esopus    from Esopus magazine issue 11. esopusmag.com  *   0:10:45 ()
the fitt  killer   Options mp3      http://www.myspace.com/thefitt    0:14:07 ()
unnatural helpers  dirty, dumb and criminal   Options 7" ep  sub pop      *   0:16:45 ()
the laureates  i want to miss you   Options 7" ep    2007  hey Chicagoans! See the Laureates tomorrow night for their record release party! It's at the Empty Bottle!    0:18:13 ()
the attack  try it   Options complete recordings  acme lion  2005  orig 1967    0:22:10 ()
we the people  you burn me up and down   Options too much noise  sundazed      *   0:33:59 ()
the steppes  master james   Options enquire within  voxx  1989      0:36:10 ()
the preacher's kids  is this love   Options 7"  wrecked 'em      *   0:42:18 ()
the hellacopters  baby come   Options   wolfgang        0:44:14 ()
kowloon walled garden  turk, taylor and jones   Options turk street  worldclock      *   0:51:43 ()
times new viking  call & respond   Options stay awake 7"  matador      *   0:55:19 ()
the look  three steps away   Options 7"  mca  1981      0:57:49 ()
the amber smith  hello sun   Options hello sun  phoebe  2005      1:00:52 ()
deerhunter  nothing ever happened   Options microcastle  kranky      *   1:14:10 ()
hank iv  dirty poncho   Options refuge in genre  siltbreeze      *   1:20:13 ()
the night marchers  jump in the fire   Options see you in magic  vagrant/swami  2008      1:22:17 ()
boston spaceships  you satisfy me   Options brown submarine  guided by voices inc      *   1:26:25 ()
strawbs  hero and heroine   Options hero and heroine  a&m  1973      1:29:08 ()
les jaguars  supersonic twist   Options 7"  tournesol  1963      1:32:10 ()
harry harrison  intro   Options the "in" sound    1966      1:39:37 ()
harry harrison  us army commercial   Options the "in" sound          1:40:07 ()
the critters  mr deighingly sad   Options the "in" sound          1:40:52 ()
harry harrison  "interview" with the critters   Options the "in" sound          1:43:43 ()
harry harrison  outro   Options the "in" sound          1:44:42 ()
chants r&b  neighbour neighbour   Options s/t  norton      *   1:44:46 ()
fort knox five  funk 4 peace   Options radio free dc  fort knox      *   1:47:17 ()
black devil disco club  is sorrow   Options eight oh eight  lo      *   1:51:43 ()
amii stewart  jealousy   Options 12"  ariola america  1979      1:57:01 ()
parts & labor  nowhere's high   Options receivers  jagjaguwar      *   2:13:33 ()
the nixe  pretty doze   Options s/t  polly magoo    collection of songs from the early 80s  *   2:18:01 ()
the pleasure kills  mission boy   Options 7"  polypore      *   2:20:07 ()
washington social club  new jersey malls   Options catching looks  badman  2004  hat tip to my friend Wilson in Memphis    2:22:36 ()
the baskervilles  where did my summer go?   Options twilight  secret crush  2008      2:29:38 ()
the royal purple  old man in new york   Options the time element  umbrella    with the Baskervilles' Rob Keith  *   2:33:25 ()
the gunslingers  into the garage   Options no more invention  world in sound      *   2:36:19 ()
the clash  clampdown   Options live at shea stadium  epic      *   2:38:50 ()
the xdreamysts  i don't wanna go   Options 7"  polydor uk  1980       
eddy current suppression ring  which way to go   Options primary colours  goner      *   2:50:00 ()
pranks  get up and get it   Options va-the funhouse comp thing ii          2:53:08 ()

Listener comments!

  Tue. 11/18/08 11:12pm Joe:

I saw The Go back in June, headlining for the Black Hollies. I'm not sure where I got the tickets. Anyway, they were awesome. But I was not crazy about this album when I heard it last.
  Tue. 11/18/08 11:21pm efd:

yeah, I have to say that album didn't make a huge impression on me either. But another Joe who you may know recently gave me an extra copy he had of this single and I liked it more now. Might be time to re-listen to that CD.
  Tue. 11/18/08 11:26pm Joe:

I was just gonna say, the single sounds much better to me. Must be the vinyl. Or maybe the weather. All killer tonight, so far, btw. Really great stuff. Will there be another robo-Tom appearance?
  Tue. 11/18/08 11:48pm Michael from the left coast:

Since you're in this groove, how about "Bubblegum" by Sonic Youth?
  Tue. 11/18/08 11:51pm annabelle clark:

happy holidaze everyone,,peace love & good will=)=)=)
  Tue. 11/18/08 11:58pm Laurie:

Speaking of Florida bands, did you get a little email from a Miami band??
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:03am efd:

yes i did! thanks for acting as my agent! :) unfortunately we're not going to be able to set something up this time around, but hopefully we'll do something sometime next year after their album comes out.
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:05am annabelle clark:

evan got any special thanxgivin plans??
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:06am efd:

MIchael, I ran into the library and looked for Bubblegum but couldn't find it, at least not in the time I had while a song was playing!
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:07am Laurie:

Ooh, bummer. And next year is less than a month and a half away. This year has gone so fast.
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:15am Laurie:

This is almost as good as the lion cub cam, in the unlikely event that y'all haven't been tipped to the puppycam: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/shiba-inu-puppy-cam
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:16am Joe:

Laurie I've been watching that nonstop for days now.

I think they're sleeping now.
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:17am Laurie:

No, they are not. It's 9:17 pm in San Francisco, and they are romping around.
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:20am Joe:

Ooooooh i hate to miss a good romp. I wasn't sure where they were, they seem to keep odd hours.
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:21am Laurie:

Oh my god, two of them were just playing tug of war with a chew toy!!!!
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:24am Joe:

This song actually scores the action quite well.
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:29am annabelle c.:

g'nite all=)=)=)
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:29am efd:

i think some people at work were talking about that puppy cam the other day, but I didn't hear the whole conversation and thought they were talking about the puppy *bowl*.
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:31am efd:

goodnight annabelle. to answer your question - yes I do have some special thanksgiving plans. :)
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:33am mark:

Have you ever heard of Eddie Schwartz NO REFUGE? It's pretty good pop from 1981, released on Atlantic. I think he's Canadian.
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:42am santucci:

  Wed. 11/19/08 12:50am Amanda:

Man, what I wouldn't give for a ride in that Critters limousine.
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:52am efd:

Amanda, seriously!

Mark, not familiar with Eddie Schwartz but sounds like something that might be up my alley.
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:53am Joe:

Why the quotes around "interview"? Are you suggesting, somehow, that Mr. Harrison has not held up to the Evan "Funk" Davies show's impeccable journalistic standards?
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:54am efd:

I'm suggesting that Mr. Harrison and the members of the Critters never engaged in a direct conversation of any kind.
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:57am ?:

My Dr. Strangelove DVD extras contain something similar. Its a blank half of a split screen, with Peter Sellers on one side, giving answers to questions nobody is asking. The local stations were then free to splice in their local news anchor giving his "exclusive" interview.

See, media was fun back then!
  Wed. 11/19/08 12:59am Joe:

I'm forgetting my name on things. Time for bed. Good show, good night!
  Wed. 11/19/08 1:00am efd:

thanks Joe! Sleep well.

Laurie, if you're still out there and not totally consumed by the puppy cam - did you see the comment directed to you on my playlist from last week's show? It was added the next day, I think.
  Wed. 11/19/08 1:06am Laurie:

To answer this fellow's question: I'm a mysterious lady.
  Wed. 11/19/08 1:09am Joe:

Wooooow Harry sounds like he had a couple before getting on the mic, there.

Okay now I'm really going to bed. But I will still be listening.
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