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Options December 14, 2019: When We Were Rockin' With The Ramrods

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
The Ramones  Rock'n'Roll High School   Options   Sire    45      0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
The Queers  Punk Rock Girls   Options Bubblegum Dreams  Lookout!     EP      0:01:38 (Pop‑up)
Gino and The Goons  The Hard Way   Options Do The Get Around  Drunken Sailor  2019  LP    *   0:04:59 (Pop‑up)
Reigning Sound  I'll Cry   Options   Slovenly    45      0:06:41 (Pop‑up)
The Whiffs  Hey Little Annie   Options Another Whiff  Dig!  2019  LP    *   0:09:05 (Pop‑up)
Kenny  Buttons   Options   RAK    45      0:10:34 (Pop‑up)
Tommy James  Devil Gate Drive   Options   Fantasy    45      0:13:13 (Pop‑up)
The Speedways  They Don't Know   Options   Snap!! Records  2019  45    *   0:16:24 (Pop‑up)
Blondie  (I'm Always Touched by Your) Presence Dear   Options Plastic Letters  Chrysalis    LP      0:19:34 (Pop‑up)
Los Vigilantes  Que Descaro   Options   Spaghetty Town  2019  45    *   0:23:30 (Pop‑up)
The Paley Brothers  Ecstacy   Options   Sire    45      0:24:47 (Pop‑up)
 
The Rockin' Ramrods  Jungle Call   Options   Explosive    45      0:32:18 (Pop‑up)
The Rockin' Ramrods  Play It   Options   Claridge    45  Ronn Campisi of The Rockin' Ramrods coming up!    0:34:17 (Pop‑up)
The Rockin' Ramrods  She Lied   Options   Bon-Bon    45      0:37:02 (Pop‑up)
The Rockin' Ramrods  I Wanna Be Your Man   Options   Plymouth    45      0:39:06 (Pop‑up)
The Rockin' Ramrods  Wild About You   Options   Southern Sound    45      0:41:26 (Pop‑up)
The Rockin' Ramrods  Tears Melt The Stones   Options   Claridge    45      0:43:22 (Pop‑up)
The Rockin' Ramrods  Bright Lit Blue Skies   Options The Rockin' Ramrods  Beat Rocket  2019  LP    *   0:45:23 (Pop‑up)
The Rockin' Ramrods  Mr. Wind   Options   Plymouth    45      0:47:43 (Pop‑up)
The Rockin' Ramrods  Willie's Plastic People Factory   Options The Rockin' Ramrods  Beat Rocket  2019  LP  prev. unreleased track!    0:50:33 (Pop‑up)
 
 
interview with Ronn Campisi
 
R.I.P. Roy Loney
The Flamin' Groovies  Golden Clouds   Options Sneakers  Snazz    10"      1:18:43 (Pop‑up)
The Flamin' Groovies  Laurie Did It   Options Supersnazz  Epic    LP      1:20:18 (Pop‑up)
The Flamin' Groovies  Comin' After Me   Options Flamingo  Kama Sutra    LP      1:24:08 (Pop‑up)
The Flamin' Groovies  Dr. Boogie   Options Teenage Head  Kama Sutra    LP  Dr. Ross tribute    1:27:28 (Pop‑up)
The Flamin' Groovies  Yesterday's Numbers   Options   Kama Sutra    45      1:30:35 (Pop‑up)
Roy Loney and The Phantom Movers  Born To Be Your Fool   Options Out After Dark  Solid Smoke Records    LP      1:33:55 (Pop‑up)
Roy Loney  Lana Lee   Options Rock and Roll Dance Party With...  War Bride    LP      1:37:39 (Pop‑up)
Roy Loney and The Phantom Movers  Bad News Travels Fast   Options The Scientific Bombs Away!  Norton Records    LP      1:39:16 (Pop‑up)
 
 
talk with Juniper
Juniper  Punk Rock Boy   Options   Confidential Recordings   2019  MP3  tonight at Monty Hall!  *   1:54:26 (Pop‑up)
Les Breastfeeders  Troits Nuits De Chien   Options   Bonsound  2019  MP3    *   1:55:52 (Pop‑up)
The Front Line  Got Love   Options   York    45      1:59:48 (Pop‑up)
The Kryng  You Were On My Mind   Options   Spazz  2019  45    *   2:00:37 (Pop‑up)
The Wizards  See You Tonight   Options   Fontana (Sweden)    45      2:03:07 (Pop‑up)
Joy Cleaner  Pink Lite   Options You're So Jaded  Jigsaw  2019  CD    *   2:05:36 (Pop‑up)
The Romantics  Tell It To Carrie   Options The Romantics  Nemperor    LP      2:09:45 (Pop‑up)
The Who  Glittering Girl   Options The Who Sell Out (deluxe edition)  Polydor    CD      2:13:09 (Pop‑up)
Alex Chilton  She Might Look My Way - Take 2   Options My Rival  Omnivore Recordings  2019  EP    *   2:16:06 (Pop‑up)
 
Luna  Something In The Air   Options Postcripts  Double Feature Records  2019  MP3    *   2:22:21 (Pop‑up)
The Velvet Underground  Oh! Sweet Nuthin'   Options Loaded: Re-Loaded 45th Anniversary Edition  Cotillion/Atlantic/Rhino    CD box set      2:26:44 (Pop‑up)
Bill Callahan  So Long, Marianne   Options   Drag City  2019  MP3      2:31:55 (Pop‑up)
Jeff & Laura  After The Gold Rush   Options Still Young  Polyvinyl Record Co.  2019  MP3  Laura Stevenson at Monty Hall tomorrow night!  *   2:37:13 (Pop‑up)
 
Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind  Get Down Get With It   Options   Masonic Records  2019  45  playing at Berlin next Sunday 12/22  *   2:45:52 (Pop‑up)
AC/DC  Problem Child   Options Let There Be Rock  Atco    LP      2:46:40 (Pop‑up)
The Manikins  Make A Run For It   Options Bad Times  Secreit Identity  2019  LP    *   2:51:48 (Pop‑up)
The Wombats  What Can I Do?   Options   Voxx    45      2:54:40 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar 3:03pm mariano:

WOOHOO!!!
Avatar 3:04pm Hoboken Jack:

I went to Twee Pop Junior High.
Avatar 3:05pm mariano:

Lol Jack. I went to Hair Metal High.
Avatar 3:11pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Hey Kids! Ronn Campisi of The Rockin' Ramrods and Juniper join me today!
  3:14pm Rockit Rodney:

Listening down under in Melbourne. More Gino More Goons
  3:21pm andrewb:

I think Suzi Q owns Devil Gate Drive.
Avatar 3:23pm Hoboken Jack:

Yeah Juniper!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:24pm Rich in NC:

Great start Todd!
  3:37pm John from Florham park:

Great music todd
Avatar 3:45pm treadstone:

she lied is my fav rammer track so far
  3:50pm taryninstereo:

Spotify says this was my favorite song of 2010!
Avatar 3:56pm Hoboken Jack:

That set made me glad all over!
  3:57pm Sylvia's Mother:

Mr. Wind on "Bay State Rock," too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:06pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hello, Todd and o-phonic followers. I'm frankly surprised that Target hasn't commandeered Juniper's song and remade about toys toys toys toys toys.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:08pm efd:

I'm sorry, but the Greater Boston pedant in me insists that I clarify that the Prudential Center is not the same as Boston Garden. The Prudential was the tallest building in Boston for many years, prior to the John Hancock building. Boston Garden was the sports/concert arena which I think is now known as TD Bank Garden :P
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:08pm efd:

Really enjoying all this Bosstown talk for the second week in a row, though!!
  4:14pm Fredericks:

Hi, Jack and other Oh Phonikers
.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:16pm Ken From Hyde Park:

One of our college friends was Mark Ramlo from Ohio. We immediately gave him the nickname Ramrod. He owned records from Missing Persons and other bands like them.
  4:32pm rich the greeb:

I love that these groovie tracks are coming from clearly played many times albums! As they should be, surface noise = love. RIP Roy
  4:34pm rich the greeb:

Also is it wrong to dig Missing Persons? Asking for a friend
  4:38pm Fredericks:

Clayton P. Pigeon would say sure.
  4:38pm Fredericks:

I mean no.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:41pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

What was the quote on this very Program? :
The Groovies are as if the Stones were based on Sun Records instead of Chess ??
Did I read that @ some point Keith Richards actually said the Groovies were better ???
I know I say :
The Flamin' Groovies fill a very important & particular space between original 1960s Garage & 1970s Punk
- & werpe / are one of Thee Definitive U.S. American Rawk (& Roll) Bands.
Avatar 4:45pm mariano:

@rich: I love Missing Persons! "Mental Hopscotch" is one of my favorite 80s songs. I had no idea till much later that they had that Zappa connection.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:46pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Not quite as much Mythology
...but you KNEW when you heard a Flamin' Groovies track
...essential....you just knew.
  4:46pm rich the greeb:

@mariano I had no idea there was a Zappa connection! Gonna do some research.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:47pm common:

Yep
Avatar 4:48pm mariano:

@rich: Yep, Terry and Dale Bozzio.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:49pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Terry Bozzio. DRUMMMER.
Avatar 4:50pm Hoboken Jack:

Go Juniper go! #boysboysboysboysboys
  4:52pm johnk77:

terry bozzio super nice guy
offstage also
i talked to him a few times
a friend did lights for mp
about 1983
played all styles of jazz
and rock
Avatar 4:53pm mariano:

Oh, looks like they're all Zappa alums, that I didn't know. Who'd have pegged Missing Persons as a Zappa spinoff? What a world.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:55pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Visual ! : m.facebook.com...
  4:55pm martyh:

Just learned about WFMU (I know, my bad....). But, can't get any audio using Chrome -- and I can't seem to find the cause. Any suggestions for what I might look for, reset, etc?
Avatar 4:56pm mariano:

Damn, RevRabbit, Michael Shelley is like the TMZ of FMU!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:56pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Saw Terry B with Jeff Beck ... & I were shouting for Terry !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:58pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Juniper makes great trax !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:00pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I mentioned Missing Persons because about all I knew of music was AM radio with bands like ZZ Top and Steve Miller Band, for example. So hearing Spring Session M was a fascinating experience.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:01pm efd:

@martyh Can you describe what you're doing and what you see when you try to play audio in Chrome? Are you clicking on the Pop-Up player link, or one of the stream links? (128k AAC, 128k MP3, etc.)
Avatar 5:02pm mariano:

@martyh: Don't worry, you have 21 years (and counting) of archives to explore. I'm using Chrome too, and don't have any problems. I'm no IT guy, but it seems like it would be more of a problem with your computer's sound settings than with your browser. Does the sound work on other browsers? Finally, because this seems to solve so much in general, tried restarting?
  5:03pm martyh:

@mariano: Sound works on other sites using chrome; just having probs with this site.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:04pm Handy Haversack:

I was watching a movie. Looks like it's been (another) good show.
  5:04pm martyh:

@mariano: I think it has something to do with the pop-up player, I just can't figure it out.
Avatar 5:04pm On the Yazoo:

Click Pop up..... A window will open.. Click play near the bottom of that window.. That's what I do.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:04pm Handy Haversack:

Yeah -- the play button took me a bit of finding at first, @martyh
Avatar 5:04pm mariano:

@martyh: Ah, well, I'll leave it to the experts then, that's about the extent of my knowledge lol.
  5:05pm Sylvia's Mother:

Missing Persons should take a cue from their name!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:08pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

This Set.
Avatar 5:13pm Hoboken Jack:

Pick to click, baby! Or in Michael Shelley parlance, Pink Lite is a No. 1 hit!
  5:14pm Fredericks:

Rev, I think it was Mick not Keith that said that.
Avatar 5:16pm mariano:

Oh yeah, one of the best tracks from The Who Sell Out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:17pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Thx Fredericks.
OOO !
Avatar 5:17pm Mailman Tom:

The Who Sell Out is the Who's best album, IMO.
Avatar 5:19pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Mailman Tom: The 2 cd "deluxe" set is really outta site!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:20pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Not on til CD extras...
Imho : Like Beatles - Who were dedicated to twin gods of Excellence - & Change. So - every album their Best ... @ *something*.
....When they were. That is.
Avatar 5:20pm Mailman Tom:

I have the deluxe set!
Avatar 5:23pm mariano:

@Mailman: Agree, I've always thought it was their best. Perfectly balanced between their early mod days and their later concept stuff. @Rev: that's right, I forget which ones are original or bonus.
  5:26pm Sean B.:

All Or Nothing....thanks Todd!. Love you man.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:27pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

1st Who ? Live @ Leeds? Sell Out works - that's for sure...
  5:29pm Fredericks:

Doug Yule vocals?
  5:29pm vertual:

What an amazing set. Hit after hit. No offense to m Shelley.
  5:32pm Motobro:

This Velvet Underground sounds similiar to Marshal Tucker's Can't You See... or maybe its the oth and r way around.
  5:32pm Fredericks:

If I have any criticism of this show, it would be not enough Small Faces.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:32pm Handy Haversack:

So good.
  5:33pm Jeff formerly from Rahway:

One of the greatest songs EVAH
  5:33pm Fredericks:

I do not have any criticism of this show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:33pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Sounds like Lou...sped up. :)
Avatar 5:33pm Sean B.:

YESSAHH! :-)
  5:33pm sufferwords:

Doug Yule on drums!!
  5:34pm Motobro:

Either way it sounds sweet.
  5:35pm prudy:

Loving Luna and the Velvets...thanks Todd. Live at Leeds my favorite of the Who for the record. Onward...
  5:35pm Eric from Lake Hiawatha:

Thanks for nuthin
Avatar 5:36pm mariano:

Aww, no love for Face Dances? /s
  5:36pm Fredericks:

Not Billy Yule on drums?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:37pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Always interesting how Velvets an anomaly - & then of their time & milieu like anyone otoh.... can't ever quite nail the fascination of them...which is great.
  5:38pm Fredericks:

So, it is uncertain who is singing or drumming? And it is still perfect?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:44pm Handy Haversack:

RR11/63: Did you read the article that got linked to a few weeks ago about the early VU show at a HS(?) in NJ? The description of the reaction of the crowd -- mostly withdrawing in horror while those who would be FMUers clustered round -- was pretty great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:47pm Mister Dobalina:

I just got hung'd up on while tryin' to win free tickets.
Avatar 5:49pm JakeGould:

@MisterDobalina: I’m sure it’s all personal. So shake your fist at this playlist… Now!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:49pm Handy Haversack:

www.njarts.net...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:52pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Giant classic bands who played some high school ... it makes one crazy ...
Avatar 5:52pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Mister Dobalina: Sorry operator error, didn't realize that happened. But all tix are accounted for. I'm sure it's only $10 or so at door.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:54pm Mister Dobalina:

Fist have been shakened but I ain't stirred. Off to have soup dumplings in FLU-Shing. Great show, T.o.T.....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:56pm Corey:

Thanks for another great one, Todd!
Avatar 5:57pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Thanks for listening everyone! Until next week!
Avatar 5:58pm JakeGould:

Thanks Todd!
Avatar 5:58pm mariano:

Thanks Todd - and Juniper! Break a leg tonight!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:01pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Just outstanding TopT
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