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Every show starts with a cut from the ‘70s: Rediscovering the forgotten rockers, revisiting the once-hated disco beats, replaying the power-pop favorites. Next: copious amounts of new releases and occasional live bands. Also: I’m the biggest Nick Gilder fan on WFMU.

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Options November 7, 2012: Singles Going Seventies!

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This special show was originally going to be part of WFMU's 31 Days Of October silent fundraiser, and then Hurricane Sandy and its post-tropical friends hit Jersey City and much of the surrounding area, knocking us off the air and making it impossible to broadcast from our studios. After picking up the pieces we found ourselves in a $250k financial hole due to costs and lost revenue from the cancellation of our record fair, equipment damage, and the fact that the storm hit during the last week of that silent fundraiser.
So, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Hell And High Water emergency fundraiser! We're breaking our silence and asking on the air (in addition to online) for your help as we try to recover from the storm.

P L E A S E   P L E D G E   N O W !

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Approx. start time
hello  new york groove   Options 7"  bell  1975    0:00:00 ()
blue swede  hooked on a feeling   Options 7"  emi  1973    0:02:41 ()
paul simon  mother and child reunion   Options 7"  columbia  1972    0:05:03 ()
brian cadd  gimme gimme good lovin'   Options 7"  chelsea  1975    0:08:16 ()
marvin gaye  got to give it up   Options 7"  tamla  1977    0:11:19 ()
sanford-tonwsend band  smoke from a distant fire   Options 7"  warner bros  1976    0:15:10 ()
elvis costello  big tears   Options 7"  columbia  1978    0:18:35 ()
sunset bombers  i can't control myself   Options 7"  zombie  1978    0:21:34 ()
silver  wham bam   Options 7"  arista  1976    0:25:17 ()
ellen foley  what's a matter baby   Options 7"  epic  1979    0:28:40 ()
peter frampton  signed, sealed, delivered   Options 7"  a&m  1977    0:32:32 ()
ohio players  love rollercoaster   Options 7"  mercury  1975    0:35:43 ()
graham parker  hold back the night   Options 7"  mercury  1977    0:38:38 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
reverbieri 
stairway to heaven   Options 7"  ua  1978    0:45:17 ()
hot chocolate  every 1's a winner   Options 7"  infinity  1978    0:45:22 ()
carol douglas  let you come into my life   Options 7"  midsong  1978    0:48:41 ()
kris kristofferson  watch closely now   Options 7"  columbia  1976    0:52:18 ()
pablo cruise  a place in the sun   Options 7"  a&m  1977    0:56:04 ()
steeplechase  lady bright   Options 7"  polydor  1970    0:59:13 ()
pilot  magic   Options 7"  emi  1974    1:02:28 ()
pastiche  flash of the moment   Options 7"  euphoria  1976    1:05:19 ()
jay ferguson  shakedown cruise   Options 7"  asylum  1979    1:09:33 ()
dwight twilley band  i'm on fire   Options 7"  shelter  1974    1:12:15 ()
david dundas  jeans on   Options 7"  chrysalis  1976    1:15:32 ()
the spinners  "they just can't stop it" the games people play   Options 7  atlantic  1975    1:17:59 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
cat stevens 
was dog a donut   Options 7"  a&m  1977  `  1:21:23 ()
silver convention  get up and boogie (that's right)   Options 7"  midsong  1974    1:25:50 ()
jigsaw  love fire   Options 7"  chelsea  1975    1:28:22 ()
charlie  johnny hold back   Options 7"  janus  1977    1:30:57 ()
golden earring  radar love   Options 7"  mca/track  1973    1:34:49 ()
esther phillips  what a diff'rence a day makes   Options 7"  KUDU  1975    1:37:05 ()
j. geils band  one last kiss   Options 7"  emi america  1978    1:40:27 ()
continentl miniatures  stay awhile   Options 7"  london  1978    1:44:25 ()
shaun cassidy  hey deanie   Options 7"  warner bros  1977    1:46:14 ()
nick gilder  rock me   Options 7"  chrysalis  1979    1:49:34 ()
nick gilder  got to get out   Options 7"  chrysalis  1979    1:52:59 ()
kiss  calling dr. love   Options 7"  casablanca  1976    1:55:51 ()
doobie brothers  china grove   Options 7"  warner bros  1973    2:00:07 ()
henry gross  springtime mama   Options 7"  lifesong  1976    2:02:03 ()
chicory  son of my father   Options 7"  epic  1972    2:05:59 ()
con funk shun  ffun   Options 7"  mercury  1977    2:08:40 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
dixie dregs 
take it off the top   Options 7"  capricorn  1978    2:13:35 ()
city boy  5.7.0.5.   Options 7"  mercury  1978    2:16:12 ()
fandango  headliner   Options 7"  rca  1977    2:20:30 ()
kc & the sunshine band  i'm your boogie man   Options 7"  tk  1977    2:22:57 ()
cazz  let's live together   Options 7"  the number 1 record co.  1978    2:26:43 ()
mink deville  cadillac walk   Options 7"  capitol  1977    2:30:17 ()
stillwater  mind bender   Options 7"  capricorn  1977    2:33:08 ()
wings  girls' school   Options 7"  capitol  1977    2:37:33 ()
stranglers  go buddy go   Options 7"  ua  1977    2:41:45 ()
neil sedaka  bad blood   Options 7"  rocket  1975    2:45:52 ()
wet willie  make you feel love again   Options 7"  epic  1977    2:48:47 ()
orleans  still the one   Options 7"  asylum  1976    2:52:22 ()
starz  cherry baby   Options 7"  capitol  1977    2:56:03 ()
I said,
P L E A S E   P L E D G E   N O W !

Thank you.



Listener comments!

  Wed. 11/7/12 9:03pm 12539:

Back!
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:04pm Mike East:

Jonesy?
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:04pm Mike East:

Hey Evan and funk fans :)
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 9:06pm efd:

hey Mike East! Hey 12539! We're BACK!!!
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:09pm Danne D:

Hey EFD :)
Hey Funk Fans :)
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:10pm Holly in NC:

Hello efd & friends! MUST take a break during Paul Simon, no offense, back in a few ;-)
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:12pm steve:

hey all, excited for some imaginary 70s radio
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:12pm cubicle carl:

We're back, and we're bad. We're playing Paul Simon.
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:14pm cubicle carl:

EFD, you sound like Harry Harrison! Time to zip up the ladies.
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:15pm Holly in NC:

Marvin xoxo
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 9:16pm efd:

haha, thanks cubicle carl! I might need to adjust that echo a little bit, we'll see.
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 9:16pm efd:

hi steve, hi Holly! I'll try to deliver on that excitement!
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:18pm john:

Hey Evan! Nowhere to adjust that echo but UP!
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 9:19pm efd:

get ready, I'm gonna try a different setting...
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:19pm Barkevious Munchie:

Can Pablo Cruise be far behind?
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:20pm Holly in NC:

Huh. Heard this song (smoke from a distant fire) a million times, never knew the artist(s). Lifelong learner here ;-)
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 9:20pm efd:

IT CANNOT!!
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:21pm Kat:

I dig the echo!
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:27pm nor finsa:

Uh, anyone notice how Rupture said EFD's name correctly tonight!?!?! It's likely I imagined it...
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:27pm AM Radio Headhunter:

Man, that Davies dude can really hit the friggin' post.
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:30pm ny nat:

Hey Evan, THANK YOU! This is exactly what I needed.
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:30pm Sweet:

Is that a Whig Wham Bam?
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:33pm Amanda:

Hi efd and everyone! So this matter-baby came up to me the other day...
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 9:34pm efd:

Really Amanda? What's a matter-bab-- OOOH!!!!
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:34pm Stevie Wonder:

Does he feel like I do?
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:34pm steve:

nor finsa - i think i heard it as well. always wondered about ruptures dyslexic saying of efd's name...
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:36pm steve:

that Silver song was great!
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:38pm nor finsa:

I'm gonna miss that Evan Davies funk show... Luckily I love this show, too!
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:38pm Danne D:

Favorite Ohio Players song :)
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:39pm G:

Only 70 71 72 74 left to hit. Or is the Paul Simon 72? (it's either that or 73)
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:39pm cubicle carl:

say what.
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:40pm Rickwaukee:

isn't this Cameo?
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 9:40pm efd:

if someone wants to wiki the year for mother and child reunion i won't stop you.
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:41pm Danne D:

Shit, if Rupture is saying EFD's name right, you know that WFMU must be in a crisis :)

Hi Amanda :)

Btw, interesting that NJ brought back gas rationing to really give EFD's show that 70s feel
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:41pm cubicle carl:

The Ohio Players shared the bill with the Ramones on Don Kirshner's Rock Concert when originally broadcast, if memory serves me correctly.
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:41pm wiki:

72
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:41pm john:

Mother and Child Reunion was '72, on the first solo album.
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:43pm Danne D:

Yep '72: http://www.allmusic.com/song/mother-and-child-reunion-mt0045591410
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:44pm Meteo:

post tropical cyclonic storm
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:45pm Danne D:

What, no "Nixon Now" set?!?!
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:45pm Danne D:

And of course the math answer for that Nixon line was 666
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:48pm Danne D:

This is a particularly good night for hot chocolate
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:50pm AWS:

Hot Chocolate a subtle nod to the virtues of last night's election result? Clever, EFD
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 9:51pm efd:

I'll never tell.
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:53pm Holly in NC:

So I've been caring for 97 yo on fixed income can't pay me, why I've not upped pledge - anyway tonight sitting for surgeon, in bed so tall there's stairs to get in, sheet thread count gazillion, just climbed in, oh yeah - and a friggin' wolf spider just leaped out of the baseboard. This house is the cleanest house in the universe. I am, simply, cursed.
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:53pm Danne D:

I think Wham Bam was more clever ;)
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:55pm Wolf Spider:

GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:55pm Danne D:

:( awww hang in there Holly
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:55pm Danne D:

Could it at least be a Howlin' Wolf Spider?
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:56pm Weems:

Funk, 1 night a week is not enough, cuz I can listen to 70s every day! Know you've got some Sweet packed. Polly Brown? Penny McLean?
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:56pm Weems:

Funk, 1 night a week is not enough, cuz I can listen to 70s every day! Know you've got some Sweet packed. Polly Brown? Penny McLean?
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:57pm Thierry:

Hi efd and all! Holly, I think the presence of spiders is sign of a sane house.
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:57pm Danne D::

I will never post again . starting NOW!
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:58pm AWS:

rereading my post - referring to "everyone's a winner" as the subtle reference.
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:58pm Bigass Palmetto Bug:

Sicc her, Wolfie!!!! I'm busy hibernating.
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:58pm Holly in NC:

I suppose I should clarify that I'm pet sitting FOR surgeon, on vacation w his kickass tennis pro wife
  Wed. 11/7/12 9:59pm Surgeon:

I'm an "internist" :)
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 10:00pm efd:

what's up Weems! Definitely have Penny McLean's group, don't think I have a solo single though, and I love "Up In Smoke" but also don't have as a 45.
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 10:01pm efd:

AWS, I gotcha - that was how I took it as well. Hi Thierry, Danne D, and all listeners! Thanks for tuning in!
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:02pm tim:

Evan! Did you ever see Pablo Cruise live? I did, oh, god, I did.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:03pm 12539:

What kind of surgeon keeps a pet wolf spider?
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 10:04pm efd:

tim, I never saw them, nor was I interested in seeing them!
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:04pm Holly in NC:

Honkin, you are actually preferable to Wolfie, sigh. Absence & familiarity a potent combination. Plus - you're not spider. Jumping spider. Dark furry jumping spider omg.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:05pm Surgeon:

I have Frank N. Stein locked on a gurney in the basement :)
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:05pm G:

only 71 left to hit!!!
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 10:06pm efd:

thanks G! I hope I have something from 1971 with me!
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:07pm tim:

I didn't ask about your will, but your experience, my son! I saw them inadvertently, must have been opening for some other act, or Toys for Tots or the like.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:07pm Holly in NC:

@Danne - Howlin' comment wonderful xo
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:08pm Weems:

Details on Steeplechase? Nice. Got any WetWillie? Make You Feel Love Again or Streetcorner Serenade perhaps? 0smonds??
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:09pm Holly in NC:

Efd thank you for Pastiche
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:10pm tim:

I wouldn't have to relive the trauma that was Pablo Cruise, but for EFD and his Electric Kaleidascope of HITS! So great.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:11pm Rickwaukee:

cowbell cowbell cowbell
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:14pm Danne D:

I'm glad that my imposter promised to never post again :)

And thanks Holly :)
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:17pm X.Ray Burns:

NICE show tonight Evan.......
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:17pm G:

We knew, Danne. :-) The real Danne D would never promise never to post again!
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:17pm Weems:

These records are making me thirsty! Need some Boone's Farm.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:18pm tim:

@Weems How about a little Wylers and Golden Grain?
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:18pm Rickwaukee:

OK - not heard Jeans On in 30+ years, but I member it
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:20pm Holly in NC:

Strawberry Hill all the way!
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:21pm Skirkie:

⇈⇈⇈⇈⇈⇈⇈⇈⇈⇈⇈⇈⇈⇈⇈⇈⇈⇈⇈⇈

X. Ray for real? You finally made it EFD.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:21pm G:

authentic 45 scratches right there. folks
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:22pm Holly in NC:

and Riunite Lambrusco & Hefenrefer
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 10:22pm efd:

Cowbell and a boat whistle - a winning combination! Thanks for listening, Rickwaukee!

Weems, don't know much about Steeplechase but the LP that includes that song is solid!
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:22pm marc:

who's the female singer on this song?
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:23pm Weems:

@Tim: golden grain?
Every time I see its 12:45 I think of the Spinners! Raspberries? Bay City Rollers? Jigsaw!
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:25pm Holly in NC:

@Marc, surely sounds like KC but surely not possible...
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:25pm marc:

Skyhigh by Jigsaw is an awesome song
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:27pm Holly in NC:

@Marc , agree re Skyhigh, my 7in is beat
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:27pm G:

Steeplechase were also known as The Rosicrucians. One site claims they jammed with Hendrix. A youtube channel has supposed masters/demos:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VddzNmvcRqE
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:28pm Rickwaukee:

local indy station DJ played this as bumper just yesterday!
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:28pm Holly in NC:

Efd - any Gerry Raffery?
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 10:29pm efd:

X. Ray, great to have you here - thanks!

Marc, I've actually got a DIFFERENT Jigsaw single coming up!
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:29pm flashback:

whats up, all?
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:30pm G:

what *isn't* up? :-P
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:31pm andy in g'pt:

oh man...just came home and flipped on the radio and was suddenly awash in all these musical memories from my pubescence. damn. i guess i have to go and look at some old penthouse magazines to complete the experience. thanks, evan.
(for demographic purposes, i am 47 and grew up in cincinnati)
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:31pm Potsie:

The original That 70's Show! Need to hear John Travolta singing "Sandy" (flip of "Hopelessly Devoted To You").
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:33pm X.Ray Burns:

I am digging it BIG TIME.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:33pm Danne D:

Whoa, X.Ray sighting.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:33pm tim:

@Weems GG was maybe regional... a really high proof grain alcohol liquor. Perfect for punch, and intense sickness, possibly death, in the 1970s.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:33pm flashback:

music from my 20`s played tonight.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:36pm Danne D:

Radar Love :)
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:36pm tim:

@Weems To wit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_Grain_Alcohol
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:36pm drewo:

Lovin' the radio time travel Evan. Listening out in high and dry Tucson.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:37pm Danne D:

If you're driving a convertible in the snow, your hands would be wet on the wheel, though
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:37pm flashback:

i can`t get accustomed to the time change yet.it seems later to me.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:37pm G:

"Golden Grain Alcohol is a brand of neutral grain spirit that is available at 95% alcohol (190 proof)"

BE VERY AFRAID
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:37pm Skirkie:

Nice ramp. (not)
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:38pm Ken From Hyde Park:

What's the 70s without Hocus Pocus by Focus?
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:39pm bennett4senate:

yo EFD!!! more disco man, I'm working laaaaaate, halp! :)
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:42pm Chop Scott:

My first arena concert--Notre Dame, South Bend IN--age 13: Ted Nugent with Golden Earring opening-Legs Diamond opener cancelled.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:42pm flashback:

there was a time i would have never volunteerly sat and listened to disco.i sure have changed.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:42pm Barkevious Munchie:

The Cooter label?
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:43pm Weems:

More echo needed! Talk faster! Pot up the mx or pot down your mike. You can make up for stepping all over Golden Earring by hitting every post in Go All The Way.
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 10:43pm efd:

what's up Bennett! I have to admit I de-discofied ths show a little bit since I did a disco show earlier that was repeated last week when we couldn't broadcast from the station. But there's a little more on the way!
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:44pm Carolyn:

Yikes. "One Last Kiss" instantly sent me back to junior high.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:45pm andy in g'pt:

yep. downright proustian, huh?
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:45pm Chop Scott:

Now you are killing me--I was a doorman in a Boston condo and taught Magic Dick to read music and ride a motorcycle!
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 10:47pm efd:

Weems, next you'll be telling me to pitch the turntables up a notch or two!

Hey Chop Scott! I love Legs Diamond! No singles by them, unfortunately.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:48pm flashback:

great selection of songs , evan.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:48pm Chop Scott:

I should have added that he lived in the building...
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:49pm sweet cheri:

hey what's happening everyone? sorry i'm late evan.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:50pm Rickwaukee:

"In league with the forces of darkness"... and pastel sweaters
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 10:50pm efd:

one week late for Halloween...
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:51pm Carolyn:

Now our birthday buddy Shaun Cassidy. You're killing me Evan!
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:51pm sweet cheri:

i was just digging these tunes!
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:53pm john:

Wow....Cassidy/Gilder softcore ecstasy. Thanx Evan.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:53pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Wednes-Nick-Guilder-Day
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:55pm G:

Nick Gilder TWIN SPIN
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:55pm steve:

this is the most 70s sounding song I've ever heard
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:55pm 12539:

Is there a bigger Nick Gilder fan on WFMU, I ask you?
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:55pm Weems:

Clap for the Wolfman! Life is a Rock! Chevy Van! Blind Man in the Bleachers! Cher! Dawn!
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 10:55pm efd:

steve, you mean the BEST song you ever heard!
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:55pm john:

WOOOH. God bless Nic Gilder...WFMU...and the FUNK.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:56pm sweet cheri:

evan i really enjoy your show this evening!!
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:57pm BadGuyZero (Dallas, TX):

KISS!
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:57pm john:

The Doctor is in....
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:57pm john:

hey, identity theft!
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:58pm G:

It's the invasion of the porta-johns!!! :-)
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 10:59pm efd:

uh-oh, john overload!
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:59pm flashback:

evan, you must have eleventy million singles on hand.
  Wed. 11/7/12 10:59pm john:

Serious Peter Criss ride cymbal action comin' up.
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:00pm Skirkie:

Quick, someone ask a question that only the REAL john would know.
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:00pm SteveL:

Heckuva night to work till eleven. I know what I'll be listening to tomorrow.
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:00pm Tom - K'way Bklyn:

I'ts Porta SAN --- you put your weed in there too.....
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:02pm flashback:

rock on!
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:02pm tim:

@john: What's Yoko's favorite after-dinner high-proof grain alcohol?
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:03pm Thierry:

Doobies make me think there was a famed 'No Nukes' concert during that era.
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:03pm Holly in NC:

Now I feel I can request Chris Cross
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 11:05pm efd:

Don't have any!
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:05pm john:

Yeah, I'm feeling a little overloaded here! However, the obligatory Henry Gross comment will be the equivalent of a digital fingerprint!
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:06pm G:

Whew! :-)
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:06pm steve:

so very 70s
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:06pm Danne D:

But still no Kris Kross on EFD's Show :(
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:07pm sweet cheri:

thank you very much evan, i love these tunes!!! how's it going holly?
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:07pm Weems:

Wow! Who knew Henry Gross made amends for Shannon! Nice!
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:08pm G:

Haven't heard this Chicory since it was on the darn charts.
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:08pm sweet cheri:

what's up danne?
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:09pm Rickwaukee:

OK - haven't heard Son of My Father in 35+ years - but member it
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:09pm john:

Weems, if you're now visited in the night by the ghost of Carl Wilson's dog, you brought it upon yourself.
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:09pm G:

Is someone taking depositions on the board? If so, make sure to swear people in before cross-examining them :-)
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:10pm Holly in NC:

Stones Emotional Rescue? And hey is anyone else hearing rip/homage to Doobies' Black Water in last song before efd's mike break?
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 11:10pm efd:

@rickwaukee, maybe I should call this show "'members only."
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:10pm steve:

cool synth solo!
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:11pm G:

The Chicory tune was the first UK chart no. one song to use a synthesizer prominently, so quoth wiki.
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:11pm Danne D:

Love this song from one of your premium CDs Evan :)

Of course those new around here should know that one can obtain EFD premium CDs by pledging to WFMU - now more than ever the station needs your help. It's easy and it keeps great music coming your way :)
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:11pm Rickwaukee:

Got? - Family of Man - 3 Dog Night
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:12pm Danne D:

not much up these days cheri, just the usual
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:14pm flashback:

all right, fess up.who`s dancin` now?
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:15pm G:

wiki: "Chicory Tip only released a few records in the US, and their name was shortened to just Chicory for the US market."
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:15pm Tom - K'way Bklyn:

break time yes
<<< not doing the Snoopy Dance to the Coffee Pot .. wee..
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:16pm Weems:

@john: Conjures the notion. What is the worst hot song of the 70's?
Gotta Go with Seasons in the Sun by a nose over Angie by the Stones.
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:17pm Weems:

Hit song that is
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:19pm john:

@Weems, that would have to be the worst song of all time, "Lights" by (pardon my French) Journey.
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:20pm Holly in NC:

Built this City by a mile ...
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:21pm Glenn L:

5705! Was hoping you'd play this one!
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:21pm sweet cheri:

thnx again evan for another groovy show i had ffun listening,,night all
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:24pm flashback:

so many songs i haven`t heard or can`t remember.
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:25pm Julie:

Holly I agree, and yet I know people who LOVE that song
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:28pm sweet cheri:

hiya julie,
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:29pm Weems:

We Built This City is. 80s. What is worst of the 70's. funk?
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 11:30pm efd:

Weems, I'd have to put "Blind Man In The Bleachers" way up there.
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:31pm john:

I'm sticking with Lights, but that's tough competition!
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:35pm Barkevious Munchie:

Stillwater. Sweet christ.
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:35pm Rickwaukee:

Weems don't like Stones' Angie - would you prefer Helen Reddy's Angie Baby????
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:36pm Holly in NC:

Any number of Billy Joel options...
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:36pm mb:

hm, never realized it before, but I wonder if Zappa was ripping on Mink with Jones Crusher, the similarity could be coincidental or parodiotic
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 11:37pm efd:

Just the reaction I was looking for, Barkevious.
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:43pm Weems:

Def prefer Angie Baby over Stones Angie. Helen Reddy was hot! I Am Woman is a kick ass song. No joke! Love it!
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:43pm G:

B side of Wings ""Mull of Kintyre", which is really well known in UK, not so well known here
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:45pm Barkevious Munchie:

Can Anti Pasti's No Government be far behind?
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:46pm Rickwaukee:

Haven't heard Mull O'K in quite awhile - gonna hafto Tube it
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:48pm Julie:

isn't this with Elton?
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:48pm Julie:

Or am I thinking of some other Elton duet
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:48pm G:

I get the impression Mull/Girls School was really a double A side, and in the US the rocker Girls School got play that Mull (the big hit in the UK) would never have gotten here...
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:48pm steve:

finally, some flute!
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:48pm 12539:

Where's Kiki Dee?
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 11:49pm efd:

It is, but strangely he's not credited on the record!
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:49pm Rickwaukee:

spot on, G
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:49pm Julie:

it's gotta be, it's on Rocket
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:49pm G:

wiki: ""Bad Blood" was a popular song written by Neil Sedaka and Phil Cody. The song, with uncredited backing vocals by Elton John, reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1975, remaining in the top position for three weeks"
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:49pm Eric:

this was my favorite song when I was 6
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:50pm mb:

Hell yeah! EJ and NS on BB. ROCK!
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:51pm sweet cheri:

julie i think you mean "rocket man" by elton john
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:51pm Rickwaukee:

member them cheesy TV commercials Sedaka did pushing his best of? Laffter in da Rain
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:52pm Tom - K'way Bklyn:

Elton had Island Girl shortly after that took the #1 Spot just after Bad Blood ... least what it said on WiKI ....
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:53pm G:

Julie means the Rocket label that Bad Blood came out on, cheri
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:53pm Rickwaukee:

75 was very Elton - Pinball Wizard
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:54pm Weems:

EFD rules! Jimmy Hall sooo underrated! They call it popcorn soul, blue eyed and pail, but the cat doggone sho can wail! Love me some Wet Willie!!!
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:54pm Danne D:

Orleans features a now-former Congress Critter :)


Thanks for a great show as always, EFD. And please keep giving folks :)
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:55pm Rickwaukee:

Member this was ABC's promo music, like 77
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:56pm jr:

This is the Orleans with the bare chested album cover and a future Congressman?
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:57pm G:

Yes, jr
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:57pm 12539:

Thanks efd.
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:57pm Tom - K'way Bklyn:

WFMU is still the #1 great set of singles EFD no one could have done the 70's better !!!
Avatar    Wed. 11/7/12 11:58pm efd:

Thanks everyone! Mary Wing is going to keep the singles going, so stay tuned!
  Wed. 11/7/12 11:59pm Rickwaukee:

it's out o' the park, EFD!
  Thu. 11/8/12 12:00am Jason Bay:

Thanks for cheering me up, man.
  Thu. 11/8/12 12:01am steve:

great show!
  Thu. 11/8/12 1:49pm Ajax:

I'd never heard Sunset Bombers!!! Great find! That's a Troggs cover though, not Zombies (I think?)
  Thu. 11/8/12 1:56pm Ajax:

Sweet Ellen Foley track! She really held her own out of Loaf's shadow!
  Thu. 11/8/12 2:09pm efd:

Oh duh, you're right about "I Can't Control Myself." ! I was thrown off by the label name being "Zombie."
  Fri. 11/9/12 6:25pm susan:

so nice to hear Ellen Foley, loved that album
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