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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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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
rock candy  cause we want to please you   Options s/t  mgm  1970      0:00:00 ()
sweet thursday  side of the road   Options s/t  great western gramophone  1968  Nicky Hopkins on board    0:02:24 ()
the paley brothers  turn the tide   Options 7"  sire  1978      0:07:16 ()
the rubinoos  if i had you back   Options party of two 12" ep  warner bros  1983      0:10:47 ()
brenda & the tabulations  superstar   Options i keep coming back for more  shout!    new cd collection, orig 1976  *   0:13:47 ()
the goodees  last of the good guys   Options condition red!  ace    new cd collection, orig late '60s  *   0:18:48 ()
city thrills  sorry   Options s/t 10" ep  star-rhythm  1981  with Johnny Angel, Merle Allin and Sean McDonough. Presumably not the Sean McDonough who'd go on to be a Boston Globe sportswriter, but you never know.    0:21:53 ()
Music behind DJ:
        efd theme song by Adam WarRock    0:25:36 ()
the renegades  thirteen women   Options 7"  norton      *   0:35:27 ()
the fleshtones feat. lenny kaye  bite of my soul   Options brooklyn sound solution  yep roc      *   0:38:47 ()
tyler jon tyler  new england street   Options 7"  trouble in mind    playing live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic program this Saturday, 3-6pm. Also appearing: Shannon & the Clams  *   0:41:20 ()
moon duo  when you cut   Options mazes  sacred bones      *   0:43:49 ()
x-ray spex  the day the world turned dayglo   Options germ free adolescents      RIP Poly Styrene    0:48:40 ()
x-ray spex  germ free adolescents   Options germ free adolescents          0:51:51 ()
sonny smith dba earth girl helen brown  i wanna do it   Options 100 records volume 2 5 7" box set  turn up      *   1:02:13 ()
b-lines  world war four   Options s/t  deranged      *   1:04:41 ()
sold out sweethearts  cheap emotion   Options glamorous bubblegum 7" ep  new lifeshark  1999      1:06:18 ()
the normals  what do you think of the usa   Options vacation to nowhere  last laugh    orig 1979, vinyl reissue  *   1:09:04 ()
meercaz  moving up at the speed of sound   Options s/t 12" ep  tic tac totally      *   1:10:39 ()
people like us  what will i do   Options welcome abroad  illegal art      *   1:15:29 ()
kristian hoffman  i can't go there with you   Options fop  kayo  2010      1:26:14 ()
new pornographers  moves   Options 7"  matador    record store day single  *   1:30:35 ()
beach fossils  distance   Options what a pleasure  captured tracks      *   1:34:31 ()
lame drivers  go for the map (sammy bananas mix)   Options cruisin' classics 2003-2010  no label        1:37:25 ()
bill mullins  idle   Options rewind  no label  2010  More here.    1:41:28 ()
the baseball project  buckner's bolero   Options volume 2: high and inside  yep roc    Steve Wynn appearing live on Three Chord Monte tomorrow afternoon between noon and 3.  *   1:52:43 ()
don drysdale  in search of a tailor   Options today's army presents don drysdale's bullpen  us army        1:58:17 ()
bare wires  don't ever change   Options 7"  robot elephant        2:02:57 ()
mind spiders  mind spiders theme   Options s/t  dirtnap      *   2:06:01 ()
the paperhead  let me know   Options s/t  trouble in mind      *   2:19:06 ()
ultravox!  life at rainbow's end   Options s/t  island  1976      2:24:55 ()
cute lepers  noisy song   Options adventure time  1-2-3-4 go!      *   2:28:35 ()
crispy ambulance  the wind season   Options the plateau phase  drastic plastic    orig 1982, vinyl reissue  *   2:32:53 ()
the peoples temple  starstreamer   Options sons of stone  hozac      *   2:38:48 ()
mopar mountain daredevils  yeti stomp   Options mopar bloody mopar  el suprimo      *   2:42:24 ()
your 33 black angels  bad dream   Options songs from the near bleak future  optical sounds      *   2:50:28 ()
wah! heat  better scream   Options 7"  inevitable  1979      2:55:48 ()

Listener comments!

  Wed. 4/27/11 9:09pm Mike East:

efd! What a treat! You are going to make working the night shift a delight.
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:11pm BillyJam:

hi EFD, hello Mike East
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:14pm ehl:

i feel like i'm in an '80s montage right now. i like it.
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:14pm Mike East:

Oh man, Mr. BillyJam hangin out, too. Looking forward to Friday, as always, sir.
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:14pm john:

Hey Evan...awesome to tune in to the Rubinoos!
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:16pm efd:

Hey John, Mike, Billy J, ehl and the rest! Thanks for listening and for chiming in on the comments!
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:16pm G:

Nice spring weather mix...
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:19pm monica:

that's what i'm sayin', brenda!
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:19pm jack m.:

time for some great summer jams, perhaps??
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:20pm efd:

Jack, sadly I left my Frankie Smith 12" at home. :)
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:21pm jack m.:

there's lots of summer still to come, no worries. ;-)
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:22pm efd:

I'm anticipating a midweek disco dance party one of these weeks...
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:28pm Danne D:

woo!! The EFD theme is back :)
It's time for the FUNK!
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:29pm Danne D:

c'mon Habs dammit!
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:30pm G:

Nice board so far!
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:36pm Wikipedia:

Alun Davies is best known for working with Cat Sevens.
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:37pm Wikipedia:

Stevens, I mean.
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:37pm E.L.:

  Wed. 4/27/11 9:38pm john:

I was wondering if you were ever going to play this on your show.
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:38pm Steve L:

  Wed. 4/27/11 9:38pm Bakers Dozen o' Broads:

YEAH, NO WAITIN' TONIGHT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:40pm Mike East:

People are shooting a reality TV pilot in front of me. I hope 13 Women bleeds into their audio.
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:40pm Bakers Dozen o' Broads:

  Wed. 4/27/11 9:41pm Aharon:

That song'll do.
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:41pm cheri:

hiya evan & danne,,i'm just checking in,, that's the good news ,,but the bad news is i have to limit my comments from now on,,,btw efd how was your holiday?
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:50pm Bakers Dozen o' Broads:

RIP Poly
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:52pm Steve L:

Awesome. X-ray Spex!
  Wed. 4/27/11 9:52pm Frisco Kid:

thank you for playing x-ray spex!
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:04pm hellbilly13:

God bless Poly Styrene ...just got here & missed the details, but Bondage Up Yours has lived in my head since age 19.
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:10pm cheri:

evan,,if you feel like it,, maybe you could play more x-ray spex,,,
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:22pm listener clinic:

listen to the mic breaks :-)
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:27pm ehl:

interaction frightens me.
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:28pm efd:

me too!
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:28pm listener clinic:

Radio: Made For Shy People!
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:30pm Amanda:

I am no longer talking to any of you.
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:32pm cheri:

well i have to head out now.thnx for the music evan- see you all next week!! g'night.
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:34pm efd:

goodnight cheri!

Amanda, we weren't talking about YOU of course!
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:35pm dave:

finding the "moves" single AND the superchunk/coliseum split at my dinky local record store made for the best record store day ever.
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:36pm efd:

so, has anyone out there heard of "ROCK JUSTICE: A Rock n Roll Musical"? It's from 1980. Directed by Marty Balin.
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:41pm ehl:

can't say i have. but then again don't really know from rock musicals.
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:42pm Danne D:

Hi/bye Cheri :)
Hey everyone - hockey games are over now so I can pull myself away from the tv
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:43pm Amanda:

Oh, by the way, Lame Drivers KILLED at a recent basement show in Bed-Stuy where there was also chicken.
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:43pm Danne D:

8( Amanda's not talking to me now and I don't know why. *sigh*

Anyhow, sounding great Evan! Will replay the first half of the show on archive to give it the fair hockey-free listen it deserves :)
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:44pm listener clinic:

nope, is it from back around the time of that "war of the worlds" double album that you played some of, a few months back? that's the "late rock opera era"...
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:45pm cheri:

thnx danne,,i hope you have a great week!
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:46pm Danne D:

you too cheri
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:49pm Danne D:

Anti-Bubble Bath Conspiracy at FMU?!??
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:52pm Anti-Bubble Bath Conspiracy:

Stop imagining things.
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:54pm Trailer Park Denizen:

We know the truth, you bubblebaths were made in Kenya.
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:55pm Danne D:

I'm Seeing The Baseball Project Saturday evening up in Ringwood :D

Btw, I believe Mike Mills is joining them for these shows along with the regular line-up.
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:55pm ehl:

ok. buckner's bolero has made my night. thank you.
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:56pm Danne D:

Speaking of Baseball - somehow my team has climbed up to 4th in the EFD HHDYDTY Fantasy Baseball League standings, though the top 2 teams are totally running away with things right now.
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:57pm efd:

and my team has been sinking like a stone! This is why I kept telling people not to think the first 3 weeks were going to define the season!
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:57pm efd:

(in regular baseball, too!)
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:58pm Danne D:

I just think you're playing possum, EFD :)
  Wed. 4/27/11 10:58pm Danne D:

Still can't believe I somehow got 10 saves this month. Seriously thought I'd still be on 0 right about now.
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:00pm Danne D:

(Speaking of which, Oliver is on trying to deliver the Jardineros their first save of the season)
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:02pm Curious:

I've always wondered if these Today's Army discs were distributed to radio stations for on-air play, or to potential recruits individually. Or both.
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:05pm efd:

I always assumed it was just to radio stations, but if some recruiter dropped 10 The "In" Sound LPs on me I might have been tempted to join up myself!
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:05pm Danne D:

couple of 'em on EBAY (Today's Army LPS)

  Wed. 4/27/11 11:05pm Amanda:

They give you -pants-, you guys!!! brb, signing up.
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:06pm Danne D:

This one has the Rolling Stones

  Wed. 4/27/11 11:06pm ?:

let the pants come off in unison!
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:06pm Danne D:

LOL Amanda :) That reminds me of a piece of Army recruiting mail I got when I was in High School:

"Free Army Tube Socks"
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:07pm Drill Sergeant:

Pants on the Ground, you worms!
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:08pm Danne D:

EFD: Here's a Harry Harrison In Sound on E-Bay in case you are missing it: http://cgi.ebay.com/US-Army-In-Sound-w-Harry-Harrison-1-1-1968-/220773819412?pt=Music_on_Vinyl&hash=item3367252414
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:12pm Danne D:

Sorry for the million e-bay links, btw. But I love when EFD plays these Army LPs :)
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:13pm Danne D:

Jai Alai stick even :)
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:13pm Drill Sergeant:

We are COOL. We are TODAY"S ARMY. Now drop and give me 40, you maggots!
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:15pm Drill Sergeant:

Don woulda been cuter sheathed in whipped cream, like a Herb Alpert cover.
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:16pm Danne D:

I like that you have 2 versions of the bubble bath theme :)
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:25pm Dave B:

  Wed. 4/27/11 11:27pm efd:

way to go, Dave!

Danne, thanks for the link but I assure you that I am keenly aware of which "In" Sound LPs are available on eBay at any given moment.
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:29pm Ebay:

Let's just say that Evan's "Watch This Item" key has had to be replaced multiple times.
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:31pm efd:

And it's all of your best interests not to start bidding against me, I might add.
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:33pm dave:

this cute lepers song is great!
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:34pm efd:

the cute lepers are great!
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:39pm cheri:

once again evan ty for having me,,this was a great show,, as always.
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:40pm Holly in NC:

Ack! Just got home from looong day @ work, missed 13 women and MUCH else :-( Looks like a great show, Evan!
May I vent about my 82 degree F. bedroom and the VERY LOUD SCRATCHING & GNAWING OPOSSUM in my crawlspace that neither I nor animal control have had a chance to deal with?
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:42pm Danne D:

LOL I figured as much Evan, but I figured better safe than sorry :)
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:43pm Tornadoes:

Watch out, you Carolinians!
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:43pm Dave B:

@ Holly - hope it wasn't Heidi

  Wed. 4/27/11 11:43pm Carolinian:

That sounds like DINNER, girl!
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:45pm cow tipper:

  Wed. 4/27/11 11:46pm randy in NC:

@Holly, sounds like you should vent your bedroom, it's really nice out right now.
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:47pm NC:

Tar Heel Stew, starring stray possum, crossed eyes optional
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:49pm Holly in NC:

@Carolinian -
I'm holding out for squirrel

@Dave B - oh dear, I'm one of "those" people who thinks she's totally cute

@Tornadoes -

can we play meteorological rock paper scissors?
  Wed. 4/27/11 11:49pm Tornadoes:

Sure, but I play for keeps.
  Thu. 4/28/11 12:00am efd:

thanks for listening, everyone! Holly, good luck with your possum situation! See you next week!
  Thu. 4/28/11 12:03am Mike East:

Great Show Evan!
  Thu. 4/28/11 12:05am Danne D:

Thanks for a great show Evan! Good night all!
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