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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.
May 25, 2010: '70s Baseball Dance Party with DAN EPSTEIN, author of Big Hair and Plastic Grass: A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging '70s
The new book Big Hair and Plastic Grass: A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging '70s (St. Martin's) tells the story of what happened when freewheeling 1970s pop culture crashed into the insular world of Major League Baseball. Author Dan Epstein (20th Century Pop Culture) is live in the studio to regale us with stories about the decade that was like no other either on or off the field. Note: no disco records will be burned during this event. As a matter of fact, they'll be played on the air! And be sure to come out to the Release Party at The Bell House in Brooklyn tomorrow night, Wednesday the 26th, and to the book signing at Rizzoli in Manhattan on Thursday the 27th.
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|Artist||Track||Album||Label||Year||Comments||New||Approx. start time|
|albert jones||vida blue||0:00:00 (Pop‑up)|
|the spinners||rubberband man||7"||0:03:11 (Pop‑up)|
|ron cey||third base bag||0:06:47 (Pop‑up)|
|heatwave||the groove line||0:08:48 (Pop‑up)|
|sister sledge||we are family||0:38:30 (Pop‑up)|
|bob welch||ebony eyes||0:45:52 (Pop‑up)|
|brothers johnson||strawberry letter 23||12"||
this 12" actually smelled like strawberries
|1976 phila. phillies||phillies fever '76||0:53:49 (Pop‑up)|
|jimmy bee||vida blue pt 1||1:15:42 (Pop‑up)|
|rick derringer||rock & roll hoochie koo||1:19:52 (Pop‑up)|
|pete rose||aqua velva ad||1:23:00 (Pop‑up)|
|cerrone||love in c minor||7"||no relation to Rick Cerone, just for the record.||1:23:35 (Pop‑up)|
|instant funk||i got my mind made up||12"||salsoul||1:41:02 (Pop‑up)|
|hot chocolate||you sexy thing||7"||big tree||1:48:59 (Pop‑up)|
|brick||we don't wanna' sit down (we wanna' git down)||s/t||bang||1977||1:51:42 (Pop‑up)|
|whitefield brothers||reverse||earthology||now again||*||2:06:08 (Pop‑up)|
|ozzie||android love||the parabolic rock 1975-1982||s-s||*||2:11:40 (Pop‑up)|
new AWESOME metal band with mbrs of Valley Lodge, Sound Of Urchin plus Moby shredding on guitar!
See them live at Highline Ballroom on Thursday June 17! They'll also be playing live on my show in the next few weeks.
|straightshooter||straightshooter||7"||sing sing||7" reissue; orig 1979||*||2:18:28 (Pop‑up)|
|wooden shjips||loose lips||volume 2||sick thirst||CD comp of singles||*||2:22:18 (Pop‑up)|
|everybody was in the french resistance... now!||think twice (it's not alright)||fixing the charts||cooking vinyl||*||2:35:44 (Pop‑up)|
|white fence||hard finish on mirror mile||s/t||make a mess||*||2:39:17 (Pop‑up)|
|sonny & the sunsets||the hypnotist||the hypnotist 7" ep||future stress||*||2:42:22 (Pop‑up)|
|rod st. james||has anybody seen the superstar||va-le beat bespoke vol 4||circle||*||2:44:54 (Pop‑up)|
|parry gripp||summertime hoagies||hoagiefest 2010||hoagiefest.com||2:52:37 (Pop‑up)|