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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 September 22, 2009: spigott by name, spigott by nature

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
1994  so bad   Options please stand by...  a&m  1979      0:00:00 ()
shonen knife  jet   Options super group  good charamel      *   0:03:48 ()
ohio express  roll it up   Options 7"  buddah        0:07:48 ()
dioscotizer & superman  stop talking bull   Options va-d-funk: funk, disco & boogie grooves  marina    orig 2000  *   0:09:45 ()
beyond the fringe  one leg too few   Options beyond the fringe '64  capitol  1964      0:13:34 ()
baskervilles  where did my summer go?   Options twilight  secret crush  2007      0:17:58 ()
 
harry harrison  the "in" sound intro   Options the "in" sound          0:31:52 ()
the happenings  see you in september   Options the "in" sound          0:33:22 ()
harry harrison  interview with the happenings   Options the "in" sound          0:35:42 ()
harry harrison  the "in" sound outro   Options           0:36:36 ()
bare wires  in that world   Options artificial clouds  tic tac totally    #12 was the winner  *   0:37:02 ()
primitive hands  split mind   Options 7"  tic tac totally (!)      *   0:39:12 ()
mighty joe young  why don't you follow me   Options va-picadilly sunshine part 1  past & present      *   0:41:14 ()
cheap time  woodland drive   Options 7"  in the red      *   0:43:52 ()
the insomniacs  tomorrow   Options switched on  estrus  2004      0:45:50 ()
 
wet dog  alibi   Options enterprise reversal  angular      *   0:52:08 ()
claire francis  but i don't care   Options va-the girls are at it again          0:55:32 ()
the ettes  i'll be your lover (but i can't be your baby)   Options do you want power  take root      *   0:58:15 ()
yo la tengo  here to fall   Options popular songs  matador      *   1:00:49 ()
 
health  eat flesh   Options           1:17:33 ()
tv ghost  the singularity   Options s/t  in the red    playing at the WFMU Fest at Music Hall of Williamsburg on Friday Oct 2, with Pissed Jeans, Guinea Worms and Vee Dee! And don't forget Fest Day 1 on Thurs Oct 1 (Faust, Cold Cave, Aluk Todolo) and Fest Day 3 on Sat Oct 2 (Teenage Jesus & the Jerks, Sightings, Drunkdriver, Talk Normal)! See wfmu.org for more info!  *   1:21:37 ()
vivian girls  walking alone at night   Options everything goes wrong  in the red      *   1:23:53 ()
dennis diken with bell sound  long lonely ride   Options late music  cryptovision      *   1:25:50 ()
ola & janglers  california sun   Options 7"  discophon        1:29:05 ()
 
the a-bones  geraldine   Options not now!  norton      *   1:38:03 ()
la nueva banda de santisteban  no te acuerdas de mi   Options sabor a fresa  vampisoul    orig 1970  *   1:41:02 ()
mochipet  pachyderm pounce   Options bunnies & muffins  daly city      *   1:43:05 ()
rocket freudental  vierundzwanzig stunden   Options die weisheit wachst auf baumen  lautsprecher/pavlek  2004      1:46:41 ()
cortex  cortex a   Options va-dirty french psychedelica  discograph      *   1:50:09 ()
 
nathaniel mayer  mr. tax man   Options why won't you let me be black?  alive      *   2:01:13 ()
hot chocolate  don't stop it now   Options man to man  7ts/cherry red  2009  cd reissue; orig 1976    2:08:39 ()
the splinters  splintered bridges   Options 7"  double negative      *   2:11:33 ()
the shaker pegs  the mail song   Options blue moon  self-released  2008      2:13:23 ()
harry harrison  the "in" sound intro   Options the "in" sound      bonus birthday Harry!    2:15:53 ()
the jones boys  impressions   Options the "in" sound          2:17:28 ()
harry harrison  interview with the jones boys   Options the "in" sound          2:19:51 ()
 
photo booth  pretty baby   Options 7"  raw deluxe      *   2:29:16 ()
fresh & onlys  grey-eyed girl   Options grey-eyed girls  woodsist      *   2:31:31 ()
cobra killer  goodtime girl   Options uppers and downers  monika      *   2:33:58 ()
the ritchie family  the best disco in town   Options 7"  marlin  1976      2:38:17 ()
ruk chua nirundon  love forever   Options va-thai funk zudrangma vol 2  zudrangma    you can call it "love forever" all you want, it sure sounds like "hot stuff" to me.  *   2:41:07 ()
watcha clan  goumari (shazalakazoo remix)   Options diaspora remixed  piranha      *   2:46:20 ()
davila 666  sabes que quiero   Options 7"  hozac      *   2:50:27 ()
reigning sound  stick up for me   Options love and curses  in the red      *   2:52:53 ()
 

Listener comments!

  Tue. 9/22/09 11:09pm john:

Hey Evan! Honest to gosh, there are few things in this world better than a couple Japanese women who can't really speak English singing "I thought the major was a lady suffragette."
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:09pm @BunnyKickButt:

Hello? tap tap Is this working?
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:12pm the ohio express!!!!:

yummy yummy yummy!!!
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:19pm john:

I've got nothing against your right leg. Peter Cook, funniest man ever.
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:20pm disgruntled parrot store customer:

this parrot has joined the heavenly choir. this parrot has ceased to be.
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:20pm jhn:

I was just listening to this last night. Peter Cook thing I mean
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:21pm Amanda:

Peter Cook kills me every time. Nice one. (And still reeling from the Shonen Knife!)
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:26pm Laurie:

It's also Parry Gripp's birthday.
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:32pm karen lawrence:

see these?
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:33pm G:

1
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:33pm Laurie:

11
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:34pm randy in NC:

5
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:34pm Michael from the Left Coast:

I just joined the show in time. Shout out to Harry Harrison!
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:34pm justin:

four
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:35pm G:

o goodie, going for a twelve way tie!
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:35pm randy in NC:

Oh change mine to 12 b/c it will the 12th week!
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:36pm randy in NC:

Ooops, are there 12 tracks?
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:37pm efd:

12 tracks, yes.

(hi everyone!)
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:38pm G:

the funky dozen.
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:42pm Laurie:

efd, only one person voted for 12.
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:43pm Michael from the Left Coast:

sounds like an Elvis Costello demo
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:45pm efd:

Laurie, no track had more than one vote so I just picked one from the numbers that were mentioned.
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:55pm Michael from the Left Coast:

No need to Wiki
Happenings are from Jersey
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:56pm Michael from the Left Coast:

Is Wet Dog a new release?
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:58pm Danne D:

Hi Funk Friends!

(For the record I woulda picked 6)
  Tue. 9/22/09 11:59pm efd:

Michael, yes, Wet Dog is new. We have a disc that includes the tracks from the album as well as some live/bonus material.

Greetings, Danne!
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:00am Danne D:

your absence was greatly felt this weekend, efd!
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:04am Amanda:

Hear, hear! I have to head to bed early tonight. Have a great rest of show and happy Harry Harrison's birthday to all who observe. You know who you are.
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:04am brendan:

Awesome. The Ettes rule. They rule even harder with Greg Cartwright.
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:05am Danne D:

G'night Amanda :) Sweet and funky dreams to you :)
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:06am efd:

thanks Danne, and thanks and goodnight Amanda! From the pics I saw it looks like the cruise was a blast, but I had a great time in Baltimore so I'd say it was a win-win!
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:08am Michael from the Left Coast:

Wow--I never realized how much Ira Kaplan can sound like Robert Plant
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:11am chuck in ct:

hi evan----------good evening --
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:21am Danne D:

mmmmmm flesh
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:28am Danne D:

2 weeeks left in the efd A Happy How Do You To You fantasy baseball league. Gonna take a miracle for me to catch Ubergoober at this point.
Standings as of this moment:
1) Ubergoober 143.5
2) Barre Ks (me) 136.0
3) paul chain 126.0
4) VanCortlandtRangers 115.0
5) UrbanSpacemen 113.5
6) Lo-Fis 111.5 (they have had a kick-ass 2nd half)
7) Shaolin Monks 96.0
8) Sad Trombones 94.0
9) MrToughs 92.0
10) Babybunting 91.5 - Aharon's team. Btw congrats to Jorge Posada on being the last remaining 'bunting from the start of the year.
11) The Bill Leefds (efd) 73.0
12) Frozen Dopes 56.0
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:30am Joe:

I am making a quick appearance to state that I very much like the new Vivian Girls CD. And to call all the people complaining about it "hipster douchebags". That is all.
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:32am Joshua K:

This music is allowing me to rock out at the office all night!! Party time in a cubicle.
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:33am john:

Thanks for the sixth place props, Danne, and good luck in the last couple weeks of the season! If only my first half had been anything like the second...
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:34am Primitive Sound System:

Wow! just tuned in and looked at the playlist. I am pulling records for tomorrow night on $mall ¢hanges show and I literally was holding the Oohio Express - "Roll It Up" in my hand. CRAZY! Love that song.
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:36am Danne D:

The props are well earned john - it's been fun to watch your team make its climb. I think Aharon's going to make the magic 150 transaction mark by the end of the year :o)
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:40am osvi:

Evan, thanks for the TV Ghost, wish I could fly out to see them and Pissed Jeans. What a show!
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:43am john:

It's all about Ubaldo Jimenez. I was actually hoping Aharon would manage to score every single major leaguer on his team for at least one game. Aharon, if you're there, you're more than welcome to Johan Santana (for whom I traded Mark Reynolds about a week before Johan went down for the season).
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:45am Danne D:

lol, john. I might have to look back through the transactions and see if he's had at least one guy from every major league team - that would be quite an accomplishment in and of itself :)
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:54am efd:

osvi, glad I could bring some of the WFMU Fest to you!
PSS, love when those coincidences happen - very WFMUish!
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:57am john:

Hours.
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:58am A:

The German=24 hours
Didn't quite hear what the 2nd phrase was, but I think it might have been "The knowledge of ladies"
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:58am Danne D:

couldn't help myself. Based on my ersatz counting, Aharon (babybunting) has had at least one player from 29 of the 30 major league teams (only Tampa Bay is missing). He's had a position player from every team but Tampa Bay and Houston and a pitcher from 23 different teams (missing Mets, Wash, SF, Col, TB, Balt, Sea). Here's everyone he's had this year in it's epic glory:
http://baseball.fantasysports.yahoo.com/b1/288942/teamlog?mid=3
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:59am john:

Wisdom grows on trees (I think).
  Wed. 9/23/09 12:59am A:

Oh wait, that's not it at all. It's actually "knowledge grows on trees." Sheesh.
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:06am efd:

Danne, thanks for the baseball update - I have to admit that I haven't checked in for a couple of weeks, once it became obvious that I was consigned to 11th place. I need to go back and check my draft picks to see where I went wrong (although I think I had a disproportionate number of busts - Jimmy Rollins [in the first half] and Chipper Jones come to mind, for starters).
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:07am efd:

thanks A and John for the translation help!
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:07am A:

John--the sheesh was for me and my ears, not for you and your translation.
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:08am A:

And EFD, thank you for Jimmy Rollins.
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:09am A:

Hey Danne (et al.) was just scrolling up through the comments, and let me assure you: the season ain't over yet! Pat Burrell here I come.
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:09am efd:

ohhhh, it's *you!*
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:09am john:

A--no harm no foul (I assumed it wasn't). Danne--awesome research! EFD--would you care to pick up Johan on waivers?
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:15am A:

Danne (if you're still on): you are the Bill James of late night. And someone on here is for certain the Rick James.
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:16am Danne D:

Yeah the Team Log section is neat that way.
And hey A - didn't realize you were the famous Aharon :)

Btw, to further highlight A's accomplishment I have used position players from a meager 19 teams and pitchers from only 14.

Aharon's made 137 moves. John and efd are tied for second with 36.
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:20am Danne D:

Carol sounded really excited to talk to Harry!
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:20am Danne D:

Somalia...Haiti...Afghanistan...
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:20am efd:

has anyone here ever heard of The Jones Boys before?! I haven't...
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:21am Danne D:

Jonesy's forefathers?
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:24am Danne D:

http://www.musicstack.com/records-cds/jones+boys
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:25am Danne D:

Looks like 1966, efd.

http://odimusic.net/download/music/oldies-but-goldies-remember/126434-lost-jukebox-collection-vol-22.html
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:25am (the famous?) A:

"Can probably guarantee" is the best sell ever, Harry.
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:28am Danne D:

Why the Jones Boys made me think of Steel Breeze is beyond me but this is one of the more pitiful fan sites I've seen: http://www.geocities.com/sdgaynor/

There's a message board message from '04 about a reunion which has like 7 replies to it. The funniest being the last one which is from this year plaintively asking if a reunion was still possible.
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:30am Danne D:

Barr-ee Kays :D
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:32am Danne D:

Thanks for the league shout-out efd :)
It's been fun.
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:37am Danne D:

Sleepy time for me. Have a great night everyone! Thanks for another fabulous show, Evan!
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:38am efd:

thanks Danne, goodnight!
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:57am gary:

loving the show e!!! from seoul, rok, thanks.

and special thanks for reigning sound.
  Wed. 9/23/09 1:58am Joe:

great closer & great show
  Wed. 9/30/09 8:58am calzone!:

Another stellar show EFD! FYI Ohio Express Mercy/Roll It Up was released on Buddah in 1969. A fabulous Kasenetz-Katz production!
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