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A sight for sore ears. Power pop, freakbeat, and psychedelic songs for all six senses.

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Options April 21, 2012: Fillin' in for Jeffrey Davison... Good morning early risin' Record Store Day shoppers!


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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Tommy James & The Shondells  Cellophane Symphony   Options Crimson & Clover/Cellophane Symphony  Rhino  1992  CD  1969. Two LPs on one CD.    0:00:00 ()
Trader Horne  Morning Way   Options VA: Paisley Pop - Pye Psych (& Other Colors) 1966-1969  Sequel  1992  CD  1969    0:08:48 ()
Fairport Convention  Who Knows Where the Time Goes   Options Unhalfbricking  Carthage  1985  LP  reissue of 1969 LP.    0:13:18 ()
Malcolm Holland  Dawning of the Day   Options VA: Steppin' Through an Empty Time - Fairytales Can Come True, Volume 5  Psychic Circle  2010  CD  1970    0:18:12 ()
Gene Clark  One in a Hundred   Options White Light  Sundazed  2012  CD  1971  *   0:21:47 ()
Eagles  Train Leaves Here This Morning   Options Eagles  Asylum  1972  LP  Written by Gene Clark and Bernie Leadon    0:25:16 ()
Tom Rush  A Child's Song   Options Tom Rush  Columbia  1970  LP      0:29:23 ()
Gram Parsons  Hearts On Fire   Options Grievous Angel  Reprise  1974  LP      0:33:25 ()
Children of the Morning  Children of the Morning   Options VA: Mr. Toytown Presents... Obscure Psychedelic, Popsyke & Soft-Pop 45s, 1969-1974  Toytown  2004  CD  1973    0:37:19 ()
Homer  Sunrise   Options VA: Acid Visions: Best of Texas Punk & Psychedelic  Collectables  1991  CD box set  1969    0:41:38 ()
 
Christopher Colt  Virgin Sunrise   Options VA: The Rubble Collection, Vols. 11-20  Past & Present  2003  Boxed set  1968    0:51:59 ()
Powder  Too Many Miles   Options Biff! Bang! Powder  Distortions  1996  CD  1968    0:54:38 ()
Bryan MacLean  Fresh Hope   Options Ifyoubelievein  Sundazed  1997  CD  1966 demo cut as potential track on Love LPs    0:57:12 ()
Blood, Sweat, and Tears  The Modern Adventures of Plato, Diogenes and Freud   Options Child Is Father to the Man  Columbia  1968  LP      1:01:28 ()
Zombies  A Rose For Emily   Options Zombie Heaven  Big Beat  1997  CD box set  alternate version of a track that later appeared on "Odessey & Oracle"    1:05:38 ()
Wild Flowers  On a Day Like Today   Options VA: Legend City: Ferocious Mid '60s Gems From the Vaults of Phoenix's Viv-Debra Recording Studios 1965- 1967  Dionysus  2001  CD  1966    1:07:57 ()
Association  One Too Many Mornings   Options VA: Where the Action Is! Los Angeles Nuggets 1965-1968  Rhino  2009  CD box set  1965    1:10:27 ()
Tommy Boyce  Pretty Thing (You're Out of Sight)   Options VA: It's Zimmerman's World...We Just Live in It  Pet  2012  CD  1965.
 
*   1:13:16 ()
Band of Wynand  Day-Time, Night-Time   Options VA: Fuzz, Flaykes, & Shakes, Vol. 1 - 60 Miles High  Dionysus  1999  CD  1967    1:15:33 ()
Roger Young  Sweet Sweet Morning   Options VA: Purple Pill Eaters - Sixteen British Freakbeating Fuzz Monsters from the Sixties  Paranoid  1998  CD  1966    1:18:30 ()
 
David Bowie  Let Me Sleep Beside You   Options The Deram Anthology 1966-1968  Deram  1997  CD      1:31:56 ()
Frumpy   Morning   Options VA: Psych Bites Volume Two: A Collection of Head-Expanding Psychedelic Movers From Around the World  Past & Present  2010  CD  1970    1:35:15 ()
What's New  Get Away   Options VA: Destination Frantic, Vol. 3  Zone 66  2008  CD  1967
 
  1:38:38 ()
Alexander Spence  Broken Heart   Options Oar  Columbia  1969  LP  former member of Moby Grape -- his only solo outing.    1:41:13 ()
Nashville Teens  I Know How It Feels to Be Loved   Options Tobacco Road  Repertoire  2000  CD  1965. bonus track on the CD reissue of the band's first LP.    1:44:36 ()
Freedom  Trying To Get a Glimpse of You   Options VA: Do You Dream? UK Pop and Psychedelia 1965-1970 from the Angel Air Catalog  Angel Air  2010  CD  1968. Featuring Ray Royer and Bobby Harrison after they left Procol Harum.    1:47:21 ()
Deep Feeling  Pretty Colours   Options Pretty Colours  Sunbeam  2008  CD  1966. Unreleased at the time. Featuring Jim Capaldi (later of Traffic), Poli Palmer (later of Family), and Luther Grosvenor (later known as Ariel Bender in Mott the Hoople).    1:50:13 ()
Peppermint Rainbow  And I'll Be There   Options Will You Be Staying After Sunday  Decca  1969  LP      1:53:13 ()
Rainbows  New Day Dawning   Options VA: Lovin' Fire: 20 Obscure Gems from the UK and Europe  Psychic Circle  2007  CD  1969    1:55:26 ()
Psychopaths  Till the Stroke of Dawn   Options VA: New England Teen Scene  El Diablo  1994  CD  1967    1:58:05 ()
 
The Band  Chest Fever   Options Music From Big Pink  Capitol  1968  LP  RIP Levon Helm
 
  2:12:08 ()
Canadian Squires  Leave Me Alone   Options VA: Pebbles Vol. 10: Original '60s Punk & Psych Classics  AIP  1997  CD  1966 -- The Band before they were the Band!    2:17:15 ()
Emitt Rhodes  Long Time No See   Options Emitt Rhodes  Dunhill  1970  LP      2:19:56 ()
Rockin' Horse  Don't You Ever Think I Cry   Options Yes It Is  Sing Sing  2012  LP  reissue of 1971 LP -- featuring Billy Kinsley, formerly of the Merseybeats.    2:23:09 ()
Alex Chilton  Something Deep Inside   Options Free Again: The “1970″ Sessions  Omnivore  2012  CD  1969  *   2:26:49 ()
Aerovons  She's Not Dead   Options Resurrection  RPM  2003  CD  1969. US band signs to EMI and heads to Abbey Road studios to record first LP -- remains unreleased until 2003    2:29:26 ()
Ark  Daily Reminder   Options VA: Electric Sound Show - An Assortment of Antiquities for the Psychedelic Connoisseur  Particles  2011  Boxed set  1967. Compiling tracks from the "Incredible Sound Show Stories" series of LPs on the Dig the Fuzz label from the late '90s.  *   2:32:10 ()
Jonah P Jones  Sunrise Highway   Options VA: Le Beat Bespoke 3: 20 Tailor Made Cuts  Circle  2008  CD  1969    2:34:57 ()
Spirit  Morning Will Come   Options The Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus  Epic    CD  1970    2:37:23 ()
Mickey Murray  Money   Options People are Together  Secret Stash  2012  LP  reissue of 1970 LP.  *   2:40:07 ()
Bee Gees  I Close My Eyes   Options Bee Gees' 1st  Atco  1967  LP  mono version. Get well, Robin Gibb.    2:43:11 ()
Cliff Aungier  Morning of My Life   Options VA: Maybe Someone is Digging Underground - Songs of the Bee Gees  Castle  2004  CD  1969. This CD features versions of songs composed by the Bee Gees.    2:45:34 ()
Holy Mackeral  Wildflowers   Options The Holy Mackerel  Collector's Choice  2005  CD  1968    2:48:03 ()
Wrong Words  I Will Change Your Mind   Options   Trouble In Mind  2012  7"  Played live on Evan "Funk" Davies show -- Check it out HERE  *   2:52:01 ()
Searchers  Sweets For My Sweet   Options Sweets For My Sweet - The Searchers at the Star Club Hamburg  Line  1986  LP  1963. Live version! 1986 reissue of 1963 LP.    2:55:18 ()
 

Listener comments!

  Sat. 4/21/12 6:10am marika:

hey mike! did you get the name for your show from the human expression repertoire? :)
Avatar Sat. 4/21/12 6:12am Mike Sin:

Good morning, folks! Hello, Marika -- why, yes!
  Sat. 4/21/12 6:17am Steve:

Hey Mike, a great segue to Bill Mac's show!
Avatar Sat. 4/21/12 6:20am Mike Sin:

Hi Steve -- Thanks!
  Sat. 4/21/12 6:30am John W.:

You are such a WFMU provocateur playing the Eagles on this show and Billy Joel on a past one. Morning Mikey!
Avatar Sat. 4/21/12 6:31am Mike Sin:

Freeform, baby!
  Sat. 4/21/12 6:32am John W.:

Rich LOVES Tom Rush
  Sat. 4/21/12 6:38am Brian in UK:

Oh Mike, don't you scatch my itch sweet Annie Rich.
  Sat. 4/21/12 6:41am Jeremy in the UK:

Hoping your show and perhaps all you commenters can help me come up with 11,000 words for a thesis chapter this morning. All you children of the morning, you
Avatar Sat. 4/21/12 6:41am Mike Sin:

Hello Brian!
  Sat. 4/21/12 7:00am kenny:

I was wondering why the program sounded so un-jeffrey like today. Anyway I saw the festival express documentary and I didn't see Tom Rush ...not performing anyway although there was a very brief glimpse of him in the bar car
  Sat. 4/21/12 7:01am Dave in PA:

Really diggin the sounds this AM - Mike Sin has found me out!
  Sat. 4/21/12 7:03am Brian in UK:

Ifyoubelievein is a real eyeopener. Found in his mum's garage or somesuch.
Avatar Sat. 4/21/12 7:05am Mike Sin:

Kenny - Good luck! Thanks, Dave!
  Sat. 4/21/12 7:09am Jeremy in the UK:

Man, this is like one my favourite corners of my iPod, but scattered with gems I've never heard. The Zombies, though, are very familiar & beloved. Not getting much writing done however
  Sat. 4/21/12 7:19am marika:

does anybody know a girl band from the 60s that sings about boys?? the topics and sometimes even the lyrics coincide... "baby please don't go lalalalaa" or "please go, i had enough of your lies lalalaaa" etc....
  Sat. 4/21/12 7:31am tinaun:

this is fascinating, i should get some of these comps
  Sat. 4/21/12 7:32am kat330:

Hi, Mike and fellow babies! Love the morning theme you have going.
  Sat. 4/21/12 7:38am jamaica john:

Morning, great version of Bowie's song. I only knew the one that was on a BBC Bowie Comp performed live in studio. This one is very diifferent. Thanks!
Avatar Sat. 4/21/12 7:49am Mike Sin:

Hi Kat330! Hi Jamaica John!
  Sat. 4/21/12 7:54am Brian in UK:

Mike, Freedom, was that two dropouts from Procol Harum?
Avatar Sat. 4/21/12 8:00am Mike Sin:

Brian -- Yes!
  Sat. 4/21/12 8:09am SmokinJ:

Mike: Fantastic!
  Sat. 4/21/12 8:11am kat330:

Heads up, Brian: No "Shelley My Love" will be heard in the Lowe spectacular today. I tried, sigh. I bought the track, though, and I play it to my heart's content. :)
  Sat. 4/21/12 8:11am newb:

Wow, so much talking, thats tough
  Sat. 4/21/12 8:13am kat330:

Mike, I think "Chest Fever" may well be EVERYone's fave Band song -- thanks!
  Sat. 4/21/12 8:13am newb:

and, wow, great music! :-)
  Sat. 4/21/12 8:20am Bluesman:

Good morning Mike Sin! Enjoying the sweet am sounds!
  Sat. 4/21/12 8:20am Philo Gristle:

Great set, Mike! Love the crackle of vinyl. Grew up with Pebbles more than Nuggets. Vols 9 & 10 (vinyl) remain absolute faves.
Avatar Sat. 4/21/12 8:28am Mike Sin:

Hey Blues! Hi Philo - Thanks!
  Sat. 4/21/12 8:44am Brian in UK:

Hey kat330, dipped out there, Stage Fright always does it for me. Rick Danko's voice.
Jason Isbell's Danko/Manuel is a wonderful kind of tribute song.
  Sat. 4/21/12 8:44am Thierry in France:

Been listening for an hour or more. Nice Taste!
  Sat. 4/21/12 8:48am Therese:

Good morning, Mike!
  Sat. 4/21/12 8:49am Brian in UK:

Nice one, Mike. Come back soon.
  Sat. 4/21/12 8:51am marika:

mike your set has been wonderful! exquisite taste!
  Sat. 4/21/12 8:55am kat330:

@Brian: Somehow I thought Stage Fright was Robertson -- at least the real thing is.
@Mike: Thanks muchly for our morning wakeup!
  Sat. 4/21/12 8:55am ranjit:

Wrong Words is allllllmost XTC!
  Sat. 4/21/12 8:58am tinaun:

great show
  Sat. 4/21/12 8:59am whattawino:

Way to get Record Day started, Mike...Awe inspiring!
  Tue. 4/24/12 10:24am Chris From Stroud England:

Great show mate. Living up to GD's most excellent standards!
  Thu. 5/10/12 1:50pm Robbie White:

Mike, that last set was great. I always enjoy your shows and your playlists.
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