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March 23, 2013 Options
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Options The Cherry Blossom Clinic with hostess Terre T

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Note: The music bed between sets is the william orbit remix of pierre henry's "psyche rock" taken from the 1997 album metamorphose -- messe pour le temps present featuring the music of pierre henry and michel colombier (FFRR/polygram 4562942).

The last column may have tons or NO info depending on how reliable my notes are. (I write up the set list as I play it)
Artist Title Album, Label, Format, Year, Notes (NR = New Release) Approx. start time
THE MOVE  Cherry Blossom Clinic Revisited   Options Shazam!. Repertoire. CD. (1996) 1970 0:00:00 )  
JOEL RL PHELPS  Cherry Blossom Hours   Options Joel RL Phelps. Joel RL Phelps' website, Facebook and Soundcloud. 0:07:13 )  
REIGNING SOUND  I'm So Thankful   Options Break Up Break Down. Sympathy for the Record Industry. (2001) 0:09:27 )  
DUKES NOBELMEN  Thank You For Your Loving   Options VA: Piccadilly Sunshine, Part Three. Past & Present. 1968 0:12:17 )  
DAMNED  Thanks for the Night   Options Neat Neat Neat - The Alternative Anthology. Castle. 0:15:07 )  
HIGH TENSION WIRES  Get Weird   Options Welcome New Machine. Dirtnap. (2011) 0:18:52 )  
RADIO MOSCOW  About to Crash   Options 3 and 3 Quarters. Alive Naturalsound. (2012) recorded in 2003 0:20:48 )  
DISCONNECTS  Youth   Options The Disconnects... are Heathy. Trick Turn. (2011) 0:23:17 )  
ABBREVIATED CEILING  D.W.I.   Options VA: Hyped to Death #61: US & Canada A/B/C 76-86. Hyped2Death. 0:26:55 )  
TAXI BOYS  Up Is Up   Options Star-Ryhthm. 7". (1981) 0:28:41 )  
PONY TIME  Lori + Judy   Options Pony Time. Per Se. (2011) 0:31:47 )  
NOBUNNY  Motorhead with Me   Options First Blood. Goner. (2010) 0:33:36 )  
TYLER JON TYLER  Tick Tock Tick   Options Tyler Jon Tyler. Slow Fizz. (2011) 0:35:56 )  
WIMPS  Hello Frustration   Options Repeat. End of Time. (2013) -NR 0:37:31 )  
BUZZCOCKS  Boredom   Options Spiral Scratch. New Hormones. EP. (1977) 0:39:42 )  
TYVEK  Say Yeah Don't Say No   Options On Triple Beams. In The Red. (2012) 0:42:11 )  
JACK RUBY  Bored Stiff   Options Jack Ruby. UgExplode. (2011) from 1974 0:44:20 )  
UV POP  Sleep Don't Talk   Options No Songs Tomorrow. Konexion. (1983) 0:47:48 )  
CHROME  You've Been Duplicated   Options Anthology 1979-1983. Cleopatra. (2004) 0:50:51 )  
 
THE ABOVE  Georgia Peach   Options Boppa Do Down. 7". (2013) playing live this Tuesday on the "Three Chord Monte" show on WFMU! Playing live at Grand Victory (Brooklyn, NY) this Friday, 3/29! 0:59:46 )  
CHEAP FREAKS  1984   Options Bury Them All. Big Neck. (2012) 1:03:07 )  
PUFFY AREOLAS  By the Hand   Options 1982: Dishonorable Discharge. Hozac. -NR 1:04:52 )  
BOB MOULD  Briefest Moment   Options Silver Age. Merge. (2012) 1:06:47 )  
TESTORS  It's Only Death   Options Complete Recordings 1976-79. Swami. (2003) 1:09:50 )  
BOB SEGER AND THE LAST HEARD  East Side Story   Options Cameo. 7". (1966) 1:13:55 )  
STRANGELOVES  Cara-Lin   Options I Want Candy: The Best of the Strangeloves. Legacy/Epic. 1966 1:16:15 )  
SWEET  Blockbuster   Options The Sweet. Razor & Tie. (1999) from 1973 1:19:03 )  
CHRIS STATHAM  Getaway   Options VA: Man Chest Hair. B Music. (2012) 1:22:08 )  
COCK SPARRER  What's It Like To Be Old   Options England Belongs To Me: Best Of Cock Sparrer. Taang!. 1:25:29 )  
HIVES  Midnight Shifter   Options Lex Hives. Disques Hives. (2012) 1:28:43 )  
WYLDLIFE  Saturday Night   Options The Time Has Come To Rock and Roll. Wyldlife. (2012) 1:31:51 )  
ROYAL HEADACHE  Never Again   Options Royal Headache. RIP Society. (2011) 1:35:10 )  
HEAVY CREAM  John Johnny   Options Super Treatment. Infinity Cat. (2012) 1:37:13 )  
BABY SHAKES  Love Machine   Options The First One. Douche Master. (2008) 1:39:46 )  
BLONDEWITCH  I'm Not Like Everybody Else   Options VA: God Save the Kinks. Neotomic. (2012) 1:42:27 )  
ELECTRIC MESS  Girl With the Exploding Dress   Options Falling Off the Face of the Earth. Groovie. (2012) Playing live at Grand Victory (Brooklyn, NY) this Friday, 3/29! 1:46:08 )  
MYSTICS  Play Your Game   Options Boppa Do Down. 7". (2012) Playing live at Grand Victory (Brooklyn, NY) this Friday, 3/29! 1:48:23 )  
 
ORANGE PEELS   Grey Holiday   Options Sun Moon. Minty Fresh. 2:02:08 )  
BRIAN OLIVE  You Can't Hide It   Options Two of Everything. Alive. (2012) 2:05:08 )  
ALLAH-LAS  Don't You Forget It   Options Allah-Las. Innovative Leisure. (2012) 2:08:21 )  
LES LIMINANAS  Salvation   Options Crystal Anis. Hozac. (2012) 2:11:14 )  
ETTES  Teeth   Options Wicked Will. Krian. (2011) 2:14:25 )  
MATTHEW SWEET  Thought I Knew You   Options Girlfriend. Zoo Entertainment. (1991) 2:17:40 )  
WARM SODA  Strange As It Seems   Options Warm Soda. Castleface. (2013) -NR 2:20:24 )  
MIKAL CRONIN  Gone   Options Mikal Cronin. Trouble In Mind. (2011) 2:22:59 )  
PAGANS  What's This Shit Called Love   Options The Pink Album...PLUS!. Crypt. (1994) from 1978 2:26:43 )  
EX-CULT  Shot The Beehive   Options Ex-Cult. Goner. (2012) 2:29:34 )  
THEE OOPS  I'm Not to Blame   Options Happy Charlie. Slovenly. EP. (2013) -NR 2:31:13 )  
WIRE  Ex-Lion Tamer   Options Pink Flag. Harvest. (1977) 2:32:17 )  
BLANK POSTCARDS  I'm Covered In Mess   Options Laptop Smashing Party. 7". (2012) 2:34:20 )  
PUFFY AREOLAS  By the Hand   Options 1982: Dishonorable Discharge. Hozac. (2013) -NR 2:37:20 )  
FAMINES  Got Lies If You Want Them   Options The Complete Collected Singles 2008-2011. Mammoth Cave Recording Co.. 2:39:13 )  
CHROME CRANKS  Backdoor Maniac   Options Moon in the Mountain. Thick Syrup. (2012) From 1995 -- From a live Peel session 2:41:55 )  
RICHARD HELL & THE VOIDOIDS  Betrayal Takes Two   Options Blank Generation. Sire. (1977) 2:43:40 )  
SPIDER BAGS  Friday Night   Options Shake My Head. Odessa. (2012) 2:47:09 )  
WHITE WIRES  Everywhere You Were   Options WWIII. Dirtnap. (2012) 2:49:43 )  
LOVE SCULPTURE  In the Land of the Few   Options VA: Nuggets II - Original Artyfacts from the British Empire and Beyond 1964-1969. Rhino. Boxed set. (1998) From 1968. Featuring Dave Edmunds. 2:52:19 )  
 

Listener comments!

Avatar    Sat. 3/23/13 3:06pm Mike East:

anyone else find it impossible not to sing along with this Move track, even the instrumental parts?
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 3:07pm BadGuyZero:

Oh WFMU...I haven't visited you in four days. I miss you and your scary elevator.
  Sat. 3/23/13 3:07pm Cliff:

Sounds like we're missing one of the stereo channels on the web stream. (And yeah, I always sing along to the Move :)
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 3:12pm eyenoise:

Oh hostess Terre T, we're thankful for YOU.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 3:19pm efd:

huh, I hadn't noticed before how BadGuyZero and eyenoise look so much alike.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 3:20pm Stevel:

Mike East:Were you watching me? The dogs don't seem to mind when I sing along, although I think they're judging me.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 3:20pm Stevel:

edf: kind of a sibling resemblance?
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 3:20pm Skirkie:

Long Live The Cherry Blossom Clinic
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 3:21pm Terre T:

@Mike East! Right on-sing along
@BadGuyZero -I know& I miss u already!! Yr like my brutha from anudda mutha! Thx for all yr help
@Eyenoise - and yr my adoptive Fatha! Thx for the great art & everything!
Avatar    Sat. 3/23/13 3:23pm Mike East:

glad I'm not alone. Let 'em judge, Stevel. Atleast you don't lick your own butt (I'm assuming).
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 3:24pm Stevel:

OK, pretty sure I'm sorry not to have heard Radio Moscow until now. I'll have to catch up.
Avatar    Sat. 3/23/13 3:28pm herb.nyc:

once again i'm at the public library & forgot to bring my headphones so i could tune in. oops! but if you can judge a band by its name then this playlist is killer! [ ASIDE: while at the library, i'm gonna look at ROLLING STONE magazine, to do an advertisement survey. music ads can be counted on one hand, and in one recent issue, on one (middle) finger!!! ]
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 3:31pm BadGuyZero:

@Terre: I had so much fun last Saturday! Thank you for your hospitality. :)
  Sat. 3/23/13 3:32pm 3 chord geno:

the hyped2death teenline powerpop comp is aces!!!
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 3:33pm Stevel:

herb.nyc: It would be difficult to listen to this set in a library, for me anyway. I'm jerking around enough to cause distress amongst the desk mates.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 3:35pm Skirkie:

I most definitely have listened to this show in a library.
Avatar    Sat. 3/23/13 3:36pm Mike East:

I was just talking with someone about how I stopped reading Rolling Stone years ago because the proportion of ads to content got intolerable.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 3:37pm BadGuyZero:

Add me to the list of CBCers who have gotten their treatment in a public library. I looked like I had happy feet.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 3:37pm Terre T:

@skirkkie- AKA Gary the Squirrels adoptive dad! Love yr avatar!
@Eyenoise- yeah we gotta get pic like that of us!
@EFD my otha brutha from anudda mutha!!
@Stevel that cz we ALL got WFMU blood running thru our veins
@Cliff-still 1channel? Weird
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 3:38pm Skirkie:

My compliments to the photographer.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 3:42pm Terre T:

It's getting tuff for me to post- but thank u so much for pledges and support ! It's so appreciated! <3 u!
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 3:42pm Stevel:

Pretty sure decent music media could make money without becoming top-heavy, ad wise. Still, I'm wondering, is it still possible to do so on paper?
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 3:47pm Stevel:

This set is killing me. Everytime I move to get a beer out of the car (yes, the car) another track grabs me by the brain. If only the dog had thumbs.
  Sat. 3/23/13 3:51pm Cliff:

Terre - Nope, sounding great now! I guess I just noticed it on the Move track because I've heard it so many times (or maybe it's the cid I took a few hours ago, never can tell...;)
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 3:55pm Stevel:

Wait. A band called Jack Ruby, in '74? That was pretty edgy, 11 years after. Dead Kennedys, of course, nailed it just a few years later. Hard to explain how jarring that name was at the time.
  Sat. 3/23/13 4:01pm Ho Ming:

Taxi boys made me think of another early-80's band called Taxxi that I had forgotten about: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Hhgt09jXVo
  Sat. 3/23/13 4:05pm Ambergris:

@Mike East - I find MOJO to be the most consistantly readable music mag.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 4:16pm Stevel:

Were the Testors goth pioneers? (Not an ill-spirited question.)
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 4:19pm Stevel:

Seeger to Strangelove segue was OFF THE HOOK!!!

What I really hate to miss on this show are the segues.
Avatar    Sat. 3/23/13 4:19pm Mike East:

cool, Ambergris. I've heard good things, but never had a barber who carried it. Perhaps I'll pick one up. Thanks.
  Sat. 3/23/13 4:22pm Stu:

I'm only hearing one channel. The sound comes out of both speakers but I'm only hearing one channel.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 4:28pm Stevel:

Who came up with the Jean Jeannie riff that started Blockbuster? Mick Ronson or Sweet?
  Sat. 3/23/13 4:29pm Roadkill:

+Jeez, thanks for cheering me up with this song... B^(
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 4:30pm eyenoise:

FU Cock Sparrer!
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 4:33pm Stevel:

Hives continue to impress.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 4:37pm Terre T:

@Roadkill & EYENOISE -haha! But u do realize the guys in Cock Sparrer are way older than u at this point! That's one of my fave themes in songs: these angry young men yelling at the old folks--- eventually having to look back at those tunes AS OLDE guys! I'm lookin at u Pete Townsend, MickJagger,Billy Idol... Cock Sparrer ! I KNOW there's a million more...
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 4:39pm Stevel:

If I were a recording biz guy, I'd push Wyldlife when it starts to warm up. That's a classic party song. (I see people dancing on roofs of cars, but I would suck as a video producer.)
  Sat. 3/23/13 4:40pm Roadkill:

+Oh, I wasn't really mad. The song was great. It just reminded me that I shouldn't be hopping around to music, I might break something.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 4:41pm Stevel:

Terre T: It may be coincidence, but, other than Townsend, most of those guys haven't written anything meaningful about growing old. Not hating, just stating.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 4:51pm Stevel:

I repeat: segue segue segue segue !!!!!!!!!!

Awesome [bowing, once again, in deep respect]
  Sat. 3/23/13 5:01pm Louise:

Wow, I am feeling so 1978 right now. Thanks for playing all these modern punk bands. Makes me wish CBGB/OMFUG hadn't been turned into a snooty fashionista clothing store. The Bell House is great, but it's still a schlep into Brooklyn.
  Sat. 3/23/13 5:05pm Ignore Function:

Was someone from The Mummies in Orange Peels?
  Sat. 3/23/13 5:09pm Listener Jumpy in Brooklyn:

"Jean Jeannie riff" goes back to Bo Diddley.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 5:16pm Stevel:

It could not have gotten any better than shifting to Les Lininanas right there. Dear GOD @brassrailfw needs to connect with this band. Otherwise, I will drive up to two hours to see them. What's their Twitter tag?

(Pimping two deserving concerns at once!)
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 5:17pm Stevel:

Listener Jumpy: Thanks. SWEET and Bowie had it at nearly the same time. Perhaps it was just what hot rockers were into.

Also, how do I not possess any Ettes? Truly I am a fool.
  Sat. 3/23/13 5:19pm Listener Jumpy in Brooklyn:

Bo Diddley IS rock & roll 101.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 5:23pm G:

@stevel: i checked that question out in wiki and elsewhere some time back, and according to the footnotes both Bowie and Sweet claim riff coincidence. The two songs were recorded, and charted, at overlapping times (late 72, early 73)...
  Sat. 3/23/13 5:24pm Ignore Function:

I'm gonna see Warm Soda in a few weeks. Psyched!
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 5:27pm Stevel:

Jumpy: True that.

G: Did anyone care at the time, about possible plagiarism? I used to read Creem Magazine, but I don't recall it showing up as an issue among fans.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 5:32pm On the Yazoo:

Boy Howdy !!
Avatar    Sat. 3/23/13 5:32pm Paulie B:

Back in my college radio days, whenever I played the Pagans "What's This Shit Called Love," I'd back announce it as "What Does She Call Love?" Mike Hudson slurs the chorus so it's hard to tell the difference.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 5:34pm Stevel:

Paulie B: You are a master of group hypnosis.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 5:36pm Stevel:

Terre T & Paulie B: If this is a thank-the-listener/donor show, then I feel very, very gratified that I have made a solid, supportive choice.

Flawless energy.
  Sat. 3/23/13 5:37pm Listener Jumpy in Brooklyn:

You can't copyright a riff, though.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 5:38pm G:

@Stevel: I recall noticing the similarity at the time, because the two songs were near the top of the UK charts at the time (I lived there, and played enough guitar to play along with the radio and records). But I thought it was just that that's how you did rock (I was pretty young). Fans were much less in touch with each other to debate these things in that era, duh!
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 5:40pm Stevel:

Friend of mine flipped out when he heard The Clash open Guns On The Roof with the Can't Explain riff. So recognizable, so right. I always saw it as a tribute, so it was.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 5:42pm Stevel:

G: Duh back!!! Yes, trends had a chance to develop before falling under global scrutiny. Gangham Style seemed to flash for 4 weeks. Harlem Shuffle? Maybe two. That's an amazingly fast ripple. It affects how people create.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 5:43pm Stevel:

FAMINES! HOLY FUCK!
  Sat. 3/23/13 5:52pm Fredericks:

Playing my record collection, Ms. T.. Wire, Hell, Bags!
Avatar    Sat. 3/23/13 5:52pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

BadGuyZero / eyenoise - ?? : I think one's DC & one's Marvel - ??...
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 5:53pm G:

Yeah, stevel, and one more point about how isolated music listeners could be back in the day: i was pretty nonplussed at about age ten to realize that all the rock music on the radio had the main beat on the third beat of the 4/4 bar. -- puzzling out why that would be by yourself at age ten is really an unsolvable puzzle... but i kept checking songs for months to see just how much that rhythm pattern was adhered to...
  Sat. 3/23/13 5:53pm KP:

Very awesome.
Avatar    Sat. 3/23/13 5:55pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

TerreT: I'm still relatively new Around Here - but I think I like you *even more* after the Pledge-athon! - & how often you can say that about anybody in the general world...
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 5:56pm Dave in PA:

Good Stuff!
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 5:56pm fleep:

Talk about musical memes. So 1968.
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 5:57pm Terre T:

Thank u @SteveL, @Revolution Rabbit and everybody for the kind words!And thanx again for your support - u guys r the best
Avatar Sat. 3/23/13 5:57pm thermoanaero:

Great set today. As usual, I'll spend the week looking through the playlist and looking up other stuff by some of the artists you've played.
  Sat. 3/23/13 5:58pm Cliff:

Great show Terre!! :D
  Sat. 3/23/13 5:59pm Listener Jumpy in Brooklyn:

Sorry to be AWOL, Terre. Family stuff.
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