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Options October 14, 2015: Son Of The Return Of MAYHEM IN THE PM!

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It's my second show of Crunch Time, WFMU's Silent Fundraiser and Mascot Contest, and I've put together a special show to remind you of how awesome WFMU is (not to mention my show in particular! right?!), and hopefully to motivate you to pledge.

Tonight it's the eagerly awaited return of Mayhem In The PM! Yes, it's another three hours of nothing but power-pop, post-punk, new wave and punk records (yes, RECORDS) from 1977ish through 1982, presented in a Top 40 style just like I used to do on WNYU's New Afternoon Show* a long long time ago. You'll hear some of your old favorites and some others that'll become new faves instantly!

Now, because this is a SILENT fundraiser I won't be talking about it much at all during my show which means I'm depending on the written word to convince you to PLEASE PLEDGE! This is the time of year when the money we raised during our 2015 fundraising marathon starts to dry up, and the 2016 marathon is still several long months away, so any help you can offer would be amazing.

If you've already pledged, THANK YOU! Your support is greatly appreciated. If not,
P L E A S E   P L E D G E   N O W !

Stay tuned for more special shows this month, and of course please take a moment to Like The Evan "Funk" Davies Show on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Thank you.!

*I really recommend reading this article to get a better understanding of the inspiration for tonight's show.

Artist Track Album Label Year Approx. start time
the members  sound of the suburbs   Options at the chelsea nightclub  virgin  1979   
pylon  m train   Options 7"  db  1981  0:03:27 (Pop‑up)
the diagram bros  bricks   Options 7"  new hormones  1981  0:07:35 (Pop‑up)
the professionals  the magnificent   Options i didn't see it coming      0:09:49 (Pop‑up)
the saints  know your product   Options 7"  harvest    0:14:07 (Pop‑up)
the headboys  the shape of things to come   Options 7"  rso  1979  0:16:53 (Pop‑up)
siouxsie & the banshees  hong kong garden   Options the scream  polydor  1978  0:20:55 (Pop‑up)
fad gadget  ricky's hand   Options 7"  mute  1980  0:23:23 (Pop‑up)
shambeko say wah!  remember   Options 7"  eternal  1982  0:27:37 (Pop‑up)
gang of four  call me up   Options songs of the free  warner bros  1982  0:30:19 (Pop‑up)
buzzcocks  strange thing   Options 7"  irs  1980  0:34:06 (Pop‑up)
richard strange  international language   Options the phenomenal rise of...  virgin  1981  0:37:51 (Pop‑up)
ultravox  sleepwalk   Options vienna  chrysalis  1980  0:41:30 (Pop‑up)
the heat  high school sweater   Options 7"  hot stuff  1980  0:44:21 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
4 be 2 
all of the lads   Options 12"      0:47:41 (Pop‑up)
echo & the bunnymen  do it clean   Options 7"  korova    0:51:20 (Pop‑up)
altered images  see those eyes   Options 7"  epic  1982  0:53:33 (Pop‑up)
lovely previn  i'll never get over you   Options 7"  secret  1981  0:57:02 (Pop‑up)
the mo-dettes  white mice   Options 7"  rough trade    0:58:50 (Pop‑up)
killing joke  follow the leaders   Options 10"  eg  1981  1:02:52 (Pop‑up)
john cale  mercenaries (ready for war)   Options 7"  irs  1979  1:07:52 (Pop‑up)
clapham south escalators  leave me alone   Options 7"  1981    1:12:29 (Pop‑up)
the chords  something's missing   Options so far away  poydor  1980  1:15:22 (Pop‑up)
secret affair  shake and shout   Options glory boys  sire  1979  1:19:00 (Pop‑up)
stiff little fingers  bits of kids   Options 12"  chrysalis  1982  1:22:21 (Pop‑up)
the db's  Black & white   Options 7"  shake    1:26:00 (Pop‑up)
fingerprintz  dancing with myself   Options 7"  virgin  1979  1:28:27 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
human league 
non-stop   Options 7"  virgin  1981  1:31:45 (Pop‑up)
soul  tribes   Options 7"  cherry red  1981  1:35:11 (Pop‑up)
scars  leave me in autumn   Options author! author!  pre  1981  1:38:26 (Pop‑up)
liliput  die matrosen   Options 7"  rough trade    1:41:41 (Pop‑up)
pete shelley  homosapien (dance version)   Options 12"  genetic  1981  1:44:51 (Pop‑up)
music for pleasure  fuel to the fire   Options 7"  rage  1981  1:49:51 (Pop‑up)
the stranglers  duchess   Options 7"  ua  1979  1:52:28 (Pop‑up)
svt  heart of stone   Options va-declaration of independents  ambition  1980  1:55:31 (Pop‑up)
new math  invocation   Options they walk among you 12" ep  415    1:58:08 (Pop‑up)
department s  is vic there   Options 7"  stiff  1981  2:02:55 (Pop‑up)
the ruts  west one (shine on me)   Options 7"  virgin  1980  2:05:22 (Pop‑up)
sham 69  hersham boys   Options 7"  polydor  1979  2:08:28 (Pop‑up)
sylvain sylvain  14th street beat   Options s/t  rca  1979  2:11:54 (Pop‑up)
matchbox  buzz buzz a diddle it   Options 7"  magnet  1979  2:14:53 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
rhoda with the special a.k.a. 
theme from the boiler   Options       2:17:38 (Pop‑up)
blue rondo a la turk  klacto vee sedstein   Options 12"      2:21:22 (Pop‑up)
a certain ratio  shack up   Options do the du 12" ep  factory    2:25:50 (Pop‑up)
the cyclones  you're so cool   Options 7"  little ricky  1981  2:29:14 (Pop‑up)
phil lynott (with midge ure)  yellow pearl   Options solo in soho  warner bros  1980  2:31:48 (Pop‑up)
the revillos  rock-a-boom   Options rev up  snatzo  1980  2:36:22 (Pop‑up)
our daughter's wedding  lawn chairs   Options 7"  design  1980  2:38:34 (Pop‑up)
mood 6  hanging around   Options 7"  emi  1982  2:41:59 (Pop‑up)
the cage feat. nona hendryx  do what you wanna do   Options 7"  wea  1982  2:45:45 (Pop‑up)
apb  i'd like to shoot you down   Options 7"  oily  1981  2:48:46 (Pop‑up)
orchestral manoeuvres in the dark  she's leaving   Options architecture & morality  dindisc  1981  2:53:00 (Pop‑up)
spizzenergi  soldier soldier   Options 7"  rough trade  1979  2:55:46 (Pop‑up)

Did I mention P L E A S E   P L E D G E   N O W !

Listener comments!

  Wed. 10/14/15 9:05pm MrMikeyRiggsNYC:

Hey efd, I'm ready for some Pure Power Pop for Now, People!!!
  Wed. 10/14/15 9:05pm Santos L Halper:

Woo! Catch that train
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 9:09pm Cheyenne:

YESSS - already bummed I just missed PYLON but glad to be here!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 9:12pm chris_in_space:

Hello everyone from Toronto! Streets are nuts downtown tonight as the Blue Jays just defeated the Texas Rangers to advance to the ALCS!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 9:12pm efd:

nice, happy to have you here Cheyenne, Santos, Mikey and all you lurkers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 9:12pm efd:

YES! Yay Blue Jays!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 9:13pm efd:

probably not a lot of baseball fans tuned in tonight.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 9:13pm chris_in_space:

I thought you'd appreciate the news EFD
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 9:17pm Chris M.:

  Wed. 10/14/15 9:18pm John:

Hey Evan! Wouldn't ever miss this show! Got you on the desktop, games on the teevee. Also reading and doing some work, but I have a low boredom threshold.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 9:19pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Ok, so it's only been 33 years +- since I heard the Diagram Bros. Top Notch!
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 9:20pm Loretta:

hi Evan & everybody!!! great to be here ~ I'll be lurking.
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 9:20pm Chris M.:

"the shit'll get you down"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 9:21pm Stevel:

Love that Martha Quinn gave your show-opening Tweet a fave.

Chris M. has very well tuned ears.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 9:23pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Keep waiting for a musical time to exceed 77-82 in quality. Not likely.
  Wed. 10/14/15 9:23pm MrMikeyRiggsNYC:

"Wavebreaker" Memories.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 9:24pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Fad Gadget. Great.
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 9:24pm Cheyenne:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 9:26pm efd:

tough to comment during this show what with all the short sets and frequent mic breaks but I'm enjoying reading them even if I can't reply!
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 9:27pm glenn:

craziest fucking baseball game ever.
  Wed. 10/14/15 9:28pm John:

It was a curious sort of seventh inning. Don't see one like that more than once a month or so.
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 9:28pm Chris M.:

loving the show efd u rule
  Wed. 10/14/15 9:28pm jon:

hi efd. amazing show always
  Wed. 10/14/15 9:30pm excuse me:

Hi evan
I remember .
You and your cohorts
Broke all of these songs
Each week
As they came out.
Twas a special time for music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 9:31pm efd:

thanks for remembering!

I'd encourage everyone to look at the story I linked to over there on the left for some background on WNYU's New Afternoon Show and what made it so special.
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 9:40pm bobdoesthings:

good evening
  Wed. 10/14/15 9:40pm P-90:

[Out of breath] Hi efd and everyone, got here as fast as I could. What'd I miss?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 9:43pm efd:

<------- read it and weep, P-90!
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 9:43pm glenn:

i kinda like how midge ure went from thin lizzy to ultravox, and i think he might be playing with jethro tull these days.
  Wed. 10/14/15 9:44pm P-90:

Cool link about Sal Locurto.
  Wed. 10/14/15 9:45pm P-90:

Midge Ure: a real R&R "utility player"
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 9:46pm glenn:

good glove, no stick.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 9:51pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Midge Ure's moustache. A quality tool.
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 9:53pm Chris M.:

missing so many music from my collection thanks a lot, efd :(
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 9:54pm efd:

happy thoughts, Chris! Happy thoughts!
  Wed. 10/14/15 9:56pm arrow apple:

I have this on a cassette with DJ comments about prods
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 9:56pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Betty Brite's Prince cover "When You were Mine" fits the tone and the time perfectly.
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 10:01pm Cheyenne:

I've heard a faster version of white mice, but I am digging this song!
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 10:01pm Chris M.:

if my personal friend EFD doesn't get his goal thingy to 50% TONIGHT i will inhale a dead boys lp until i am legally dead. it's on you, dear listeners! get this guy's goal to the halfway point or i start snorting and i don't stop! #threats
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:02pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Wanna buy a bridge?
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:03pm Roberto:

Ken played the video to this on one of his all-video-format shows last year.
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:03pm bobdoesthings:

@chrisM - hmmm depends.. who'd take your timeslot?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:03pm Uncle Michael:

  Wed. 10/14/15 10:04pm Simon Stainrod:

hi Mike
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:04pm Stevel:

Yo, UM!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:05pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Follow the Leader 10"?
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:05pm bobdoesthings:

Im kidding of course... I couldn't loose you chrisM.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 10:05pm efd:

as Chris M points out, WFMU is in the middle of Crunch Time, our off-air fundraiser that helps to close the gap between our yearly on-air marathons in the spring. I'd love to get closer to the lofty goal Station Dictator Ken has set for me, so if you're able please make a pledge! Use that white box with the dog and cow over there on the left, or just follow this link:

Thank you!!
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:05pm V Priceless:

Hey efd!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 10:06pm efd:

Darn tootin', Barkevious!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:07pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 10:07pm efd:

hey V! And hey everyone!

Uncle Michael, happy first full Cubs NLDS Winners Day!
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:09pm V Priceless:

Cale !
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:10pm P-90:

Yo UM! Have you heard the news about the Pufnstuf reboot going into production?
[Weirdly fun just typing the phrase "Pufnstuf reboot."]
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:11pm cheri:

this is really a fun show, evan! I love it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:12pm Uncle Michael:

Thank you Evan. It's good to be alive.
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:15pm Clay:

Wish they would reboot "Lidsville." Do you remember it? Where everyone was a hat? EFD, outstanding as always!
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:15pm Danne D:

soooooooo good EFD :)
Hi Everyone :)
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:16pm Jim Allen:

I've got this CSE single, I believe it's the only thing they ever released, which seems crazy considering how good this is.
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 10:16pm JakeGould:

@Clay: Lidsville? Really? of all of these shows? Okay, I accept that… I loved Sigmund the Seamonster.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:17pm Uncle Michael:

Best fake Jam ever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:17pm Uncle Michael:

Lidsville...Charles Nelson Reilly...nuff said.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 10:18pm efd:

ooh that reminds me, I've got a good fake Echo & the Bunnymen record I should play
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:19pm arrow apple:

Well that didn't work. Filled out pledge page and nothing happened. Maybe as a listener of NAS from the 80's I'm sinileishy. oh yeah. I was old already in the 80's.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 10:20pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...not subversive drug culture - it's just called *Lidsville*
Now *this* is a tasty stack o' singles.
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 10:20pm JakeGould:

This sounds like the “Gimme Some Loving” riff right here.
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:20pm Clay:

@Jake. Actually I just tuned in so I missed the discussion about "all these shows." I just saw the Sid & Marty reference. In truth, I wish there was a Johnny Quest reboot! I still idolize Race Bannon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 10:21pm efd:

@arrow apple, what are your initials? I can see if it entered our system or not -- and thanks for at least wanting to pledge! :)
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 10:21pm JakeGould:

@Clay: Ahhh! Johnny Quest would be great. If they could only do it non-ironically.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 10:21pm efd:

definitely a riff I'm partial to, @JakeGould
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 10:23pm JakeGould:

I hate Illinois Nazis.
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:24pm Ice in Brooklyn:

Oh goodness
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 10:24pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Belfast Calling.
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:24pm Jim Allen:

I'm raising my kids "in the tradition" so to speak, and when my daughter was about 3, she would always request repeat plays of "Shake and Shout," shaking and shouting along, of course.
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:24pm John:

I thought I was the only one who liked this SLF record!
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:25pm Clay:

@Jake. I know. I was disappointed when the remake of Dark Shadows was comedic.
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:25pm Simon Stainrod:

All these English classics you're playing which never get played on UK radio
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:25pm kwi:

Thanks EFD for all.
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:27pm P-90:

Can't say much about it , but I'm currently in development with a script for a movie that is not "Jonny Quest", but will specifically deliver what every hyper-nostalgic Quest fan wants in a "Quest" movie, but will never get. Big project.
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 10:28pm JakeGould:

@P-90: I wish you well!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 10:28pm common:

do tell, p-90
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:28pm Jim Allen:

@EFD, the fake Echo tune is "Tribes" by Soul, isn't it... :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:29pm Uncle Michael:

Venture Brothers is the ironic Johnny Quest reboot we needed...others need not apply.
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:29pm P-90:

Yeah, what's the "fake Echo" tune?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 10:29pm efd:

dammit Jim! :D
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:30pm cheri:

i'm still listening to the show, so night all!
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:30pm Jim Allen:

Hey, it's one of the few I don't have, play it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:32pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Wow, much nicer song than the one from Billy Idol with a similar name!
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:35pm Clay:

A non-sequiter perhaps, but ... I could never figure out why, with all the other stuff that's managed to make it to Broadway, Bat Out Of Hell has never been staged. It seems like a natural. Steinman must not want it. Shame.
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:37pm Linda Lee:

well! back down corners of memory lane i thought were demolished. thank you efd!
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:37pm P-90:

@Clay: BooH always did have a Broadway musical sensibility, didn't it? Some resemblance to "Rocky Horror" in that way...?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:40pm Ken From Hyde Park:

If I weren't reading the comments and the accuplaylist, I'd be totally faked into believing that was Echo and the Bunnymen.
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:40pm Clay:

@P90. Yes! Maybe Jack Black could reprise the Meat Loaf role.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:40pm Uncle Michael:

Astros about to go play a lot of golf.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 10:41pm efd:

they even drop a "pictures on my wall" lyric in there!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:42pm Uncle Michael:

Wow...Morales 3 run shot to put the Royals up 7-2 in the bottom of the 8th.
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:42pm Clay:

'81 ... what a year. New England. Remember them?
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 10:42pm JakeGould:

@Clay: Yes! Take that Meatloaf to the bank and cash it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 10:42pm efd:

i was kind of hoping the Astros could pull it off this year, but I won't be mad if/when KC wins.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 10:43pm efd:

@Clay "Don't Ever Wanna Lose Ya!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 10:43pm efd:

on the short-lived Infinity label
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:44pm Clay:

@Evan ... Yeah! I think Todd produced them at some point. Oh and ... METS! METS! METS!
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 10:44pm glenn:

well, at least i won't have to look at colby rasmus' greasy lid for the next week.
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:44pm Ignore Function:

Pseudo Echo and the Bunnymen?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:45pm Uncle Michael:

Evan, Cubs/Royals is my best/worst case scenario.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 10:45pm efd:

ooh, nice one Ignore Function!
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:47pm Clay:

The goat will smite the Cubs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:48pm Uncle Michael:

I eat goat. pfft
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:48pm Ignore Function:

Thanks. And nice show, Evan!
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:50pm Clay:

Didn't pete have the LP where his striped shirt matched the background? Purple and black? Always thought that was cool. @Uncle Michael ... actually wouldn't mind seeing the Cubbies finally do it. Anyone but the Cardinals.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:51pm Uncle Michael:

Astros are done.
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:51pm daveB from Oakland:

re: Homo Sapien by Pete Shelley. i love this song. I discovered it via MTV, and I was into it before I knew anything about the Buzzcocks
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:51pm Clay:

Love this MFP concept, Ev. Like Colgate. Mono Flouro Phosphates ... Music for Pleasure! OK. My posting frenzy ends now. Great show!
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:52pm Danne D:

party like it's 1985. Blue Jays vs Royals for a spot in the World Series! should be a good one as these teams really really hate each other.
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:53pm Clay:

Bring back Oral Hersheiser and George (Preparation H) Brett!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:54pm Uncle Michael:

I saw one of the '85 Royals/Jays games at Royals Stadium.
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:54pm V Priceless:

Yay Stranglers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:57pm Uncle Michael:

It's just like 1975 except the Cards have been eliminated and Don Denkinger is retired.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:58pm Uncle Michael:

  Wed. 10/14/15 10:58pm Clay:

Whoa. Jack Casady? SVT, named after his bass cabinets. So he dipped a toe in the new wave? Last post ever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 10:59pm Uncle Michael:

typing is too hard. I'm going to listen in the dark. I have the SVT singles around somewhere.
  Wed. 10/14/15 10:59pm dave from knoxville:

Are you playing "New Math" because you knew I would show up, Evan?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 11:00pm Uncle Michael:

GREAT show Evan. Night all.
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:00pm johnk77:

svt's brian marnell rip:<
out of novato, ca
they rehearsed at 2400 fulton, sf
great show @efd
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:00pm Danne D:

night Uncle Michael :)
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:01pm Jim Allen:

Fun fact: "Invocation" was inspired by a creepy Kenneth Anger short film.
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:02pm tinkle bear:

god, efd. pete shelley, the stranglers. the hot tuna track. and on and on.
dude, you are more on fire than that welsh small-town dude in the kids in the hall sketch.
awesome to behold.
thank you for being on fire!
hope it doesn't hurt too much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 11:04pm efd:

aw, i'm sorry to learn that Brian Marnell is no longer with us. That song is so good. Thanks johnk.
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:04pm Linda Lee:

amazing, amazing show efd. loved this stuff back in the day. loved it. loved wnyu.
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:05pm dave from knoxville:

Hot dog, this one is great
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:06pm V Priceless:

Fab show Evan! Woo!
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:09pm excuse me:

And the hits just keep on coming.
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:14pm Julie M Brooklyn:

Yep. I knew it. I got home late, too late to catch the John Cale song. Maybe there'll be another......
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:14pm dave from knoxville:

Love this one too. efd is on FIRE
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:17pm Jim Allen:

Tenpole Tudor would sound great coming out of this...just sayin'! :)
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:22pm cheri:

evan, thanks ever so much for a bang up show!!! have a great week!
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:23pm dave from knoxville:

I know this will be hard for you to believe, but going to college in Knoxville Tennessee didn't afford many chances to hear these songs. But I have an advanced degree in Molly Hatchet please God make it stop
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 11:24pm JakeGould:

This “Klacto” song’s title sounds like rectal to me. Sorry.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 11:24pm efd:

haha, I'll try to push that Molly Hatchet right out of your head, Dave! (Except for "Lady Luck," that song's cool.)

Glad you're enjoying the show cheri and everyone else!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 11:25pm efd:

Julie, damn! I had hoped you might be listening when I played that Cale record. Thanks for pledging nonetheless!
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:26pm Julie M Brooklyn:

My pleasure. Anything to keep Station Dictator Ken at bay.
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:34pm Rev:

Cheri is one of the saddest dudes on here.
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:37pm tinkle bear:

omg, and you even played human league, before i tuned in.
efd, you are my hero!
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:38pm Jeffy Jazz:

I feel like I just started listening to music! Great show, EFD!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 11:38pm efd:

@tinkle bear, perhaps you'll enjoy the next song from the poor man's human league.
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:41pm Jim Allen:

RICH man's Human League! Anyway, wow the original 7 inch version sounds so much better than the one they re-recorded for their EP with real drums (by Simon Phillips no less!).
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:42pm Julie M Brooklyn:

Pardon my ignorance, but why does this sound so much like Gary Numan?
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:42pm tinkle bear:

efd, as they say, it's like you know me.
(although i don't understand why they don't call it poor-man's Sparks. but whatever.)
Avatar Wed. 10/14/15 11:43pm JakeGould:

@JulieMBrooklyn: Because Gary Numan was a thing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 11:43pm efd:

or poor man's Gary Numan? Julie, I think that was just the sound at the time.
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:43pm Linda Lee:

amazing .. in retrospect .. how much of this stuff sounds alike. but not a problem!
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:46pm Julie M Brooklyn:

Yeah, well, I'm a lightweight, unless it's John Cale or Jonathan Richman. That's not a hint, efd....
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:49pm tinkle bear:

yeah, i dunno.
sparks and human league (+ gang of four) were somehow what struck me as politically pertinent at the time.
but yeah, i guess it's the eye of the beholder.
yay, music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 11:50pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Why does a lot of the material sound the same? It's kind of like the Kinks' album title: Give the People What They Want.
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:51pm MrMikeyRiggsNYC:

Ah, APB at the Roxy. It's a blur.
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:52pm V Priceless:

Ahh...Scotland's funky finest!
  Wed. 10/14/15 11:56pm Linda Lee:

really just lovely music here. i can almost face the snow coming this weekend now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 10/14/15 11:58pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks for the neat time-travel show, EFD. Between the throw-downs, disco celebrations, tributes to old friends, etc. throughout the year, I need to make up an EFD calendar to keep track of it all. Pledge for all that hard work, folks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 11:58pm efd:

snow?! Yikes, I don't think I'm ready for that yet.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/14/15 11:59pm efd:

Thank you all for the enthusiastic comments! I really appreciate it - it's great to see you're having as much fun listening to these records as I am playing them!
  Thu. 10/15/15 12:00am Linda Lee:

not to worry, efd. none for you yet. i'm upstate about 100 miles.
  Thu. 10/15/15 12:00am Simon Stainrod:

jaa keep on rockin'
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 10/15/15 12:00am Ken From Hyde Park:

I didn't notice snow in the forecast, but it showed a couple nights that will go below freezing. Even moreso up in the hills where Linda resides.
Avatar Thu. 10/15/15 12:00am JakeGould:

Thanks EFD!!!
  Thu. 10/15/15 12:01am Linda Lee:

can't wait for singles goin steady!
  Thu. 10/15/15 12:01am P-90:

  Thu. 10/15/15 12:01am Simon Stainrod:

me too Linda!!
  Thu. 10/15/15 12:02am V Priceless:

Thanx efd!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 10/15/15 10:42am Brian in UK:

Love the Mood Six, different mix to the original and LP versions? Extra verse and castanets.
Did you know the Department S's Is Vic There title is taken from a Monty Python phone-in show sketch on Matching Tie album. Ofcourse you knew that efd. Great show.
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