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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 April 25, 2018: love beach

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
mungo jerry  movin' on   Options s/t  janus  1970      0:00:00 ()
ellen foley  what's a matter baby   Options 7"  epic  1979      0:03:54 ()
pete wylie  sinful   Options sinful  virgin  1987      0:07:13 ()
renegade  rock 'n' roll crazy   Options s/t  allied artists  1983      0:11:08 ()
the sandy coast  subject of my thoughts   Options va-dutch beat explosion  distortions        0:14:39 ()
general johnson & the chairmen  down at the beach club   Options success  surfside  1980      0:17:21 ()
ace frehley  speedin' back to my baby   Options s/t  casablanca  1978      0:20:34 ()
emerson, lake & palmer  love beach   Options love beach  atlantic        0:23:34 ()
 
mind spiders  outside   Options furies  dirtnap      *   0:36:14 ()
the whips  hey rusty   Options city wide special  burger      *   0:38:49 ()
freezing hands  jar of tongues   Options ii  hidden volume      *   0:42:16 ()
aquarium  hex   Options hex  lumpy      *   0:45:09 ()
chai  boys seco men   Options pink  burger      *   0:46:56 ()
 
jenn champion  owner of a lonely heart   Options digital single  hardly art      *   0:59:58 ()
gladshot  simulation   Options these are vitamins  gladshot  2017      1:03:19 ()
the men  maybe i'm crazy   Options drift  sacred bones      *   1:08:15 ()
999  obsessed   Options concrete  albion  1981      1:12:01 ()
lithics  excuse generator   Options mating surfaces  kill rock stars      *   1:14:02 ()
 
les sans culottes  chibeca v. chewbacca   Options she is tossed by the waves but doesn't sink  disque escargo-go      *   1:22:23 ()
i marc 4  distorsion mind   Options nelson psychout  vampisoul    new collection, this song orig 1970  *   1:26:04 ()
the limiñanas  istanbul is sleepy (feat. anton newcombe)   Options shadow people  because music      *   1:28:39 ()
paul messis  don't follow the man   Options songs of our times  13 o'clock records      *   1:32:11 ()
painted doll  hidden hand   Options s/t  tee pee    `  *   1:35:51 ()
 
rich newton  right on the edge   Options 7"  breakthrough  1981  thank you mystery record gifter!    1:49:13 ()
velveteen rabbit  mind numbing entertainment   Options 7"  hozac      *   1:51:33 ()
blake jones & the trike shop  at every train stop   Options make  big stir      *   1:55:41 ()
charlie fawn  playthings   Options 7"  eurodisc  1979      1:58:39 ()
hurry  jamie   Options every little thought  lame-o      *   2:01:15 ()
 
poster children  devil and the gun   Options grand bargain!  lotuspool      *   2:13:14 ()
infinity people  put your other eye in   Options in love with the light  ufo factory / burger / cass / x! / italy / life like  2012  my #8 album of 2012!    2:17:40 ()
cozy  jeanage queen   Options unreleased  cozy      *   2:26:45 ()
kenny young & the eggplants  ruff justice (high concept tv sitcom theme song)   Options plantastic voyage  cheese thing records      *   2:30:43 ()
pop will eat itself  can u dig it?   Options this is the day... this is the hour... this is this!  rca  1989      2:31:39 ()
the damned  shadow evocation   Options evil spirits  spinefarm      *   2:35:58 ()
 
sloan  the day will be mine   Options sloan 12  yep roc    live on Todd-o-Phonic Todd's show Saturday May 12!  *   2:42:25 ()
kyle craft  fever dream girl   Options full circle nightmare  sub pop      *   2:45:36 ()
gum  the underdog   Options the underdog  spinning top      *   2:48:20 ()
wind atlas  an edible body   Options an edible body  b.f.e. records      *   2:52:14 ()
dick stusso  the big car commercial payout   Options in heaven  hardly art      *   2:53:19 ()
yo la tengo  polynesia #1   Options there's a riot going on  matador      *   2:56:52 ()
 

Listener comments!

  Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 9:07pm Julie M:

If you ask me, there's a reason it always starts with the seventies...
  Wed. 4/25/18 9:09pm JakeGould:

It’s sinful.
  Wed. 4/25/18 9:14pm JakeGould:

This is too rock and roll crazy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/25/18 9:15pm Alex of Chicago:

shredders
  Wed. 4/25/18 9:18pm dano59:

There has to be a reason? That was the era in which I was mostly raised on radio, but I still relate more to the cultural explosion of the '60s.
  Wed. 4/25/18 9:22pm JakeGould:

I for one mainly see the 1980s as an amazing era because that is when I was a teenager.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 9:24pm listener 126464:

i'll drink to that
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 9:24pm fleep:

Western Civilization peaked in 1969. But the end times can be kicky.
  Wed. 4/25/18 9:26pm JakeGould:

Love beach!
  Wed. 4/25/18 9:27pm ?:

Love Beach - I've seen the cover so many times but never heard the song.
  Wed. 4/25/18 9:27pm dano59:

That's how it works Jake ... I kind of devote all my own explorations to the 60s but! Thx to folks like Evan I get to discover things my AM Top 40
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 9:31pm medson:

It does look like a Bee Gees album cover
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 9:32pm Mailman Tom:

That's funny, Evan.
  Wed. 4/25/18 9:37pm Stevel:

So, were they goofing with that cover, didn't care or had too much cocaine?

My phone won't auto fill "cocaine". Jesus.
  Wed. 4/25/18 9:40pm Stevel:

I grew up on top 40 and am rock from 1970 through 75. Top 40 was a relatively broad category. Alice Cooper was my real rock and roll entry drug. School's Out, in fifth grade.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 9:41pm JakeGould:

“Love Beach” gear: http2.mlstatic.com...

And here: screen13cutoutmusicmania.files.wordpress.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 9:42pm efd:

your phone is so straight-edge! He didn't really elaborate on the cover, my guess it was mainly the latter two of your three possibilities.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 9:42pm medson:

@efd how may people came out to that show. great story btw.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 9:43pm Kat in Chicago:

Rats, sounds like I missed Carl Palmer chat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 9:43pm efd:

i think capacity of the auditorium is 400-450 and it was pretty full but not sold out as far as I could tell.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 9:43pm DC:

Sounding great, enjoyied the whips. Some nice guitarwork, and some subtle creative chordsmanship with the 1 6m 4 3
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 9:48pm efd:

thanks DC, I'll take your word for it on those chord changes! :D

Kat, you did indeed! The archive will fill you in later.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 9:49pm Kat in Chicago:

It'll have to. I don't even remember what "Love Beach" sounds like.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 9:50pm efd:

it sounds GREAT
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/25/18 9:54pm Mister Dobalina:

Some great spinnin' efd, as usual.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 9:59pm medson:

Bummed I'm missing record fair, but happy to know I won't be spending a ton on records : )
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 10:03pm efd:

missing the record fair is definitely a money-saving event
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/25/18 10:03pm John from Madison:

Great, when you said a later Yes song that's the first one that came to mind.. Thanks
  Wed. 4/25/18 10:11pm dano59:

The fair is there for what you missed out on last Saturday
  Wed. 4/25/18 10:13pm dano59:

I don't think I've ever heard Love Beach but I was a fan of the ELP bombast via Works 1
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 10:14pm melinda:

I remember this but haven't thought of it in a long time. Nice.
  Wed. 4/25/18 10:15pm dano59:

Oh man I LURV 999. Grazie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 10:23pm efd:

@dano59 (and melinda) my pleasure!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 10:24pm efd:

dano you probably would have enjoyed the version of "Fanfare For The Common Man" the other night, complete with epic 15-minute drum solo
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 10:29pm medson:

Good night, catch the rest on the archives.
Show is sounding great Evan
  Wed. 4/25/18 10:29pm DouglasInDallas:

That's a freakin sweet jam!
  Wed. 4/25/18 10:29pm dano59:

Well, maybe not the drum solo, efd. Life's too short.
  Wed. 4/25/18 10:40pm ?:

evan funk davis show on fmu is that the best show? im a friend of tom too.
  Wed. 4/25/18 10:42pm ?:

hottest station on the terrestrial planet
  Wed. 4/25/18 10:45pm ?:

midnight ticket oasis
  Wed. 4/25/18 10:47pm ?:

reee live podcasts. gonna be honest i have misplaced all my wfmu t shirts but i love them all
  Wed. 4/25/18 10:51pm ?:

i had a rich hazelton t shirt wonder where that went premium reward thing. i've had lots of tickets from the oasis also. anyhoo
  Wed. 4/25/18 10:52pm ?:

back when i lived in brooklyn
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/25/18 11:38pm JakeGould:

Tiem to get some “Love Beach” gear!
  Wed. 4/25/18 11:59pm Ignore Function:

Is this a Michael Hurley cover?
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