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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
ingemar bergman troop  kattguld   Options s/t  rca sweden  1979      0:00:00 ()
free fall  free fall   Options power & volume  nuclear blast  2013      0:02:25 ()
pretty things  £.s.d.   Options get the picture?  snapper  1965  cd reissue; orig 1965    0:06:24 ()
bob log iii  bump pow! bump bump bump pow! bump bump bump baby! bump pow! bump bump bump pow! bump pow! bump bump bump   Options my shit is perfect  birdman  2009      0:08:50 ()
odessey one  dance with me   Options va-tropical disco hustle  cultures of soul    orig early '80s(?)  *   0:12:29 ()
the renegades  thirteen women   Options 7"  norton  2010  vinyl reissue    0:20:19 ()
tweens  star studder   Options s/t  french kiss      *   0:23:31 ()
obn iiis  no time for the blues   Options third time to harm  tic tac totally      *   0:39:40 ()
radio moscow  gypsy fast woman   Options magical dirt  alive      *   0:43:15 ()
golden earring  radar love   Options 7"  mca  1973      0:48:38 ()
daddy long legs  flesh eating cocaine blues   Options blood from a stone  norton      *   0:51:22 ()
the safes  the wide open sky   Options record heat  wee rock      *   0:53:28 ()
captain soul  your time   Options beat your crazy head against the sky  poptones  2001      1:02:11 ()
the paul & john  inner sunset   Options inner sunset  mystery lawn      *   1:05:13 ()
tom robinson band  2-4-6-8 motorway   Options 7"  emi  1977      1:09:12 ()
1-800-band  diver blue   Options diver blue 12" ep  almost ready      *   1:12:27 ()
should  mistakes are mine   Options the great pretend  words on music      *   1:15:32 ()
bob mould  i don't know you anymore   Options beauty & ruin  merge      *   1:30:35 ()
archie bronson outfit  lori from the outer reaches   Options wild crush  domino      *   1:33:36 ()
the concretes  seems fine   Options s/t  astralwerks  2004      1:36:57 ()
miriam  i'm nobody's baby now   Options nobody's baby  norton      *   1:39:02 ()
orange juice  felicity   Options you can't hide your love  domino    new cd reissue, orig 1982  *   1:41:54 ()
jobriath  as the river flows   Options as the river flows  eschatone    new collection of previously unreleased Jobriath tracks  *   1:50:28 ()
curtis harding  i don't wanna go home   Options soul power  burger      *   1:55:36 ()
procol harum  shine on brightly   Options shine on brightly  a&m  1968      1:57:52 ()
woods  leaves like glass   Options with light and with love  woodsist      *   2:01:15 ()
hot and cold  fish in the mail   Options any monkey is dangerous  maybe mars  2009      2:14:50 ()
zombie zombie  illuminations   Options rituels d'un nouveau monde  versatile      *   2:18:33 ()
key tronics ensemble  house of calypso   Options va-italo house compiled by Joey Negro  z records    orig 1989  *   2:24:20 ()
the baseball project  panda and the freak (organ version)   Options 3rd      featuring Josh Kantor at the organ  *   2:30:59 ()
total control  glass   Options typical system  iron lung      *   2:31:37 ()
comet control  hats off to life   Options s/t  tee pee      *   2:43:14 ()
parquet courts  ducking & dodging   Options sunbathing animal  waht's your rupture?      *   2:49:29 ()
sparks  talent is an asset   Options kimono my house  island  1974      2:53:30 ()

Listener comments!

  Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 9:06pm phat:

Someone's listened to a lot of Who.
  Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 9:07pm phat:

Like that Free Fall, good stuff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 9:08pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- hasn't everyone - ??
...Pounds, Schillings - & in my case, no sense...
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 9:10pm Holly in NC:

Blinded by the light...

@efd -as you know I adore your show, I can only assume this color scheme is somehow meant to chastise me for unkind things I've unwittingly done to others. Mea culpa, mea culpa!

Glad to be here. Hi everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/9/14 9:12pm Stevel:

What's that song again?

Not sure why I've never made it out to see Bob Log.
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 9:15pm Holly in NC:

@Steve1 - Start with exploring DooRag's small but immensely satisfying back catalog. CataLOG :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 9:16pm fleep:

Greetings, efd and listeners. And non-listeners, too, what the hey.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/9/14 9:17pm Stevel:

Love this pic from the Bob Log page. Speakers covered in plastic means PARTY!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/9/14 9:17pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Rainy summer's night dance party...yay!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 9:19pm efd:

Good Wednesday evening, everybody! Thanks for listening!

Holly, I can assure you that all I was trying to do was evoke the hot summer sun - no personal affront intended!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/9/14 9:21pm Stevel:

Tried to slip that one in early, eh?!
  🎃 Wed. 7/9/14 9:21pm 12539:

Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 9:21pm Holly in NC:

@fleep, I so love your gif. Think I've mentioned before, but worth rementioning

]OH MY GOD YES YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (13 WOMEN)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/9/14 9:22pm Stevel:

^^Also what Holly said.
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 9:22pm Loretta:

hi Evan & fellow listeners..... lying back & enjoying the music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 9:29pm fleep:

We will have to explain to future generations what Friend of Tom means ...
  Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 9:36pm Lonely Planet Boy:

the 45" edit of bob log iii track is bump pow!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 9:37pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- yeah - pounds, shillings & pence...it's about money - nudgenudge...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 9:38pm jmd:

@LPB: That's right! When you play vinyl at that speed you can't fit the whole title on the label.
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 7/9/14 9:39pm Roberto:

I've got £90,000 in my pajamas.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/9/14 9:42pm Stevel:

NOT missing the obn iiis if they come through.
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 9:45pm JakeGould:

Here is all the Unicode 00A3 info you will even need. www.fileformat.info...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/9/14 9:49pm Stevel:


Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 9:50pm Droll:

De-lurking for Golden Earring. Weird hearing the 7"! This is gonna be short!
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 9:52pm Loretta:

me too! I loved this song..
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 9:59pm Droll:

Z-28, white, baby blue interior, T-Tops. Yes, that was me.
No, not the guy with louvres, that wasn't me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 10:02pm coelacanth:

Aloha Evan Funk Davies and Funkies.
  🎃 Wed. 7/9/14 10:03pm 12539:

Congratulations on your first decade at wfmu, Mr Funk!
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 10:05pm Holly in NC:

@Loretta - Meant to comment last week - I really, really need to pick your brain re how to acquire Lustettes oevre, anytime efd plays anything of yours I clicky star like mad! :-) Usual go-to Discogs no help.
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 10:05pm Peteski:

yes, congrats (that song is sooo ten years ago)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/9/14 10:07pm Stevel:

Hey, nice to hear The Paul and John.
  Wed. 7/9/14 10:07pm johnk77:

  Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 10:12pm phat:

Very good show tonight, by the way.
  Wed. 7/9/14 10:13pm AWS from MP:

Happy Anniversary Evan - We can't recall radio life before you... Love 2-4-6-8 mortorway, brings back the good old days at RU - Looking forward to the next ten -enjoy
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 10:16pm efd:

thanks AWS, phat, Peteski & 12539! I appreciate the congrats, but certainly not soliciting same. It just felt like it was worth noting.
  Wed. 7/9/14 10:19pm Dr. Pierzynski:

Oh yeah.
  Wed. 7/9/14 10:19pm Mike Sin:

So, I was actually behind the wheel driving the Jersey roads when you played "Radar Love." I guess I never heard that "edited for the single" version previously. Maybe I did, but classic-rock radio definitely pounded the album version into all our heads.
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 10:21pm northguineahills:

I always like when I randomly put on WFMU, and efd is on, it seems to happen often. must be on Wednesday nights, I must randomly put on WFMU.
  Wed. 7/9/14 10:24pm daniel:

Hey Evan

Love the Should track!!
  Wed. 7/9/14 10:31pm AWS from MP:

glad you did mention it, Evan - always worthwhile to mark certain milestones - you were quite the utility fill-in guy back when...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/9/14 10:34pm Uncle Michael:

Hello! I hope I didn't miss efd's phoner with A.J. Pierzynski.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 10:37pm efd:

Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 10:37pm Droll:

. o O ( 5 years? )
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 10:37pm efd:

I think he checked in on the comments earlier.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 10:38pm efd:

5 years what...?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/9/14 10:40pm Uncle Michael:

A.J. checked in...saw words...remember he couldn't read...called up Kevin Millar and asked him to be his new BFF.
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 10:41pm Droll:

The drum part on the previous tune (Archie Bronson Outfit). The outro drums were from the Bowie tune 5 Years. Woodmansey!
Happy 10 year anniversary, BTW!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 10:42pm efd:

ah! I didn't pick up on that, will have to listen more closely.
  Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 10:44pm phat:

I noticed that too, Droll.
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 10:45pm Droll:

You have a special in 2 weeks! You need to "brush" up! I've heard your singing -- I assumed you were busy practicing tubs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/9/14 10:45pm Uncle Michael:

Evan, I'm glad your show was here for me to become a listener... of.
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 10:51pm Danne D:

Hey EFD :)
Hey Funk Fans :)
Hey Holly :)
  Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 10:52pm phat:

I have no idea why I haven't listened to much Jobriath. I need to see that movie, too.
  Wed. 7/9/14 10:56pm Nick:

I watched that documentary on backup singers last night, 20 Feet From Stardom...it made me hear the backup singing on that Jobriath song in a new way. So great.
  Wed. 7/9/14 10:58pm ?:

@ Holly ~ hi! just got back... definitely email me & we can chat! need to ask you something also..
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 10:59pm Loretta:

Holly, that was me (not sure what I did)!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/9/14 11:00pm Ken From Hyde Park:

@Nick - Where did you see that documentary? It sounds interesting.
  Wed. 7/9/14 11:03pm Nick:

@Ken - Yeah, it's really inspiring (especially Darlene Love's history and the part with Merry Clayton reminiscing about her vocals on Gimme Shelter). It's on Netflix streaming.
  Wed. 7/9/14 11:05pm Holly in NC:

Loretta, I will email!

Hi Danne xo

Walking dogs, hard to type, but easy to enjoy show, thanks as always efd
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/9/14 11:09pm Stevel:

A.J. Pierzynski was formerly a Fort Wayne Wizard (now Tin Caps. Johnny Appleseed. Don't ask.) and pretty much was a tool from the start, as I recall.
  Wed. 7/9/14 11:09pm Nick:

Thanks for the Jobriath AD info...will check it out.
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 11:18pm Loretta:

good night all.... ;)
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 11:21pm Danne D:

G'night Loretta :)
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 11:34pm Billy Jam:

Evan funkin ish up Davies - another great show…thank YOU!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 11:35pm efd:

hey Billy, good to see you - my pleasure, as always!
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 11:38pm Billy Jam:

thank you sir
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 11:40pm Danne D:

Royalty on the board tonight - good to see you Billy :)
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 11:45pm Billy Jam:

hey Danne D -speaking of WFMU royalty right now am on my way over to check out Mr Fine WIne spinning all funk soul 45s at Botanica on Houston…..and the next DJ on air (Mr $mall Change) will be spinning over in Brooklyn Bridge Park tomorrow (Thursday) Over at Pier 1 at Brooklyn Bridge Park tomorrow as warm up for the bike friendly Syfy Movies series with a free screening of "Duck Soup"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/9/14 11:49pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Does Comet Control sound a little like Pink Floyd? Speaking of which, I guess they have a new album due out this fall; their first since The Division Bell in 1994.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 11:50pm efd:

They certainly did on that song! I was waiting for someone to call me out on that. :)
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 11:50pm Danne D:

Dang Billy, I was actually in the City tonight - wish I had known. Too much good stuff happening on school nights *sigh*
  Wed. 7/9/14 11:51pm JakeGould:

You know what sounds like a bad idea? A Pink Floyd album in 2014.
  Wed. 7/9/14 11:51pm Eddy in Australia:

Hi Evan: Just quickly chiming in to say great show, and congrats on your anniversary (not to mention your always-perfect 'Melbourne').
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 11:52pm efd:

Danne (and all), just for future reference Mr. Fine Wine spins at Botanica every Wednedsay night!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/9/14 11:53pm efd:

hey, thanks Eddy! Always good to hear from you, and thanks to everyone for listening and commenting tonight!
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 11:55pm Danne D:

Good to know EFD :) Thx! (and very gracious of you given, you know, your status as King of Wednesday Night)

Thanks for a great show as always :) Have a good night everyone! Bye Holly :)
  🎃 Wed. 7/9/14 11:57pm 12539:

Thanks, efd. It's good to be reminded you can still program a 3 hour show without a special guest or two.
Avatar Wed. 7/9/14 11:57pm Holly in NC:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/9/14 11:58pm Stevel:

Great show, once more. Thanks for keeping me at my computer and working.

G'night Holly, UM and others.
  Wed. 7/9/14 11:58pm P-90:

Thanks, efd. Another winner!
  Mon. 8/11/14 3:45pm nic:

Ingemar Bergman Troop, at last
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