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Options August 28, 2018: Battle of the Crystal Blue Dreams

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Artist Track Album Label Year Approx. start time
The In-Theme          0:00:00 ()
The Hardly-Worthit Players  96 Tears (with Senator Bobby and the Questions)   Options Boston Soul  Cameo-Parkway  1967  0:02:00 ()
Santabarbara  Rommel   Options No Dejes de Soñar  EMI  1974  0:05:16 ()
Buzz Siler  Cold, Cold World   Options Through a Window  Silectric  197?  0:08:35 ()
Nelson Riddle  Volcano's Daughter   Options Communication  MPS  1971  0:11:23 ()
Darius P  Hit Me (1982)   Options V.A.: Blaxploitation 1  Mastercuts  2007  0:14:38 ()
Jimmy Hughes  It Ain't What You Got   Options 7"  Atlantic  1967  0:18:35 ()
The Marvelettes  Don't Mess with Bill   Options 7"  Tamla  1965  0:20:45 ()
Elmore James  The Sky Is Crying (1959)   Options The Sky Is Crying  Bell  1969  0:23:33 ()
East of Underground  Smiling Faces (1971)   Options East of Underground  Wax Poetics  2007  0:26:19 ()
Shelly Manne  Scavenger   Options Mannekind  Mainstream  1972  0:32:40 ()
Solis Lacus  Remake   Options Solis Lacus  Best Seller  1975  0:36:14 ()
 
Cos  Good Wind   Options Babel  IBC  1978  0:44:20 ()
Claire  Le Nord   Options Elle Dit  Disques Alvarès  1976  0:47:39 ()
Shorty's Portion  Overexposure   Options Isn't Anybody Going to Help That Poor Man?  Discriminating Discs  1975?  0:49:09 ()
André Gauditiaubois  I Pieut Sul Vile (w/ Daniel Malempré)   Options Nouwâdje Muzike  El Plake  1994  0:56:33 ()
The Parasites of the Western World  Mentality Meltdown   Options Substrata  Match Box  1980  0:59:13 ()
Opium Vala  Hazy Shade of Winter   Options V.A.: The East Coast 60's Rock & Roll Experiment  Performance  1986  1:06:58 ()
Kleptomania  I've Got My Woman By My Side (1970)   Options Elephants Lost  Music Emporium  1995  1:09:13 ()
The Other Half  I've Come So Far (1966) [bonus track]   Options The Other Half  RE: Lion  2004  1:11:35 ()
Randy Alvey & The Green Fuz  Green Fuz   Options V.A.: Pebbles, Vol. 2  BFD  1979  1:13:58 ()
Pig Rider  Ayleen May (1975)   Options Heterophonies with Bloody Turkey Sandwiches  Sommor  2015  1:15:56 ()
Tommy James & the Shondells  Crystal Blue Persuasion   Options Crimson & Clover  Roulette  1969  1:19:32 ()
 
Graham Matters  You're Driving Me Insane   Options V.A.: 20th Century Oz  Celestial  1977  1:27:04 ()
Gary Nieland  Give Me a Song   Options Gary Nieland  Licorice  1974  1:33:09 ()
The Truth  It Is Good   Options Truth  Impact  1972  1:38:43 ()
Bob Lucas, Bill Schwarz, & Miriam Sturm  Secrets & Dreams   Options Electricty  Redbud  1980  1:41:19 ()
Randy Richardson  Can't Stop Praisin' the Lord   Options Can't Stop Praisin' the Lord  Gospel Jubilee  197?  1:45:17 ()
Areola  Dancer   Options V.A.: Latitudes 1972–73  Latitudes  1973  1:49:40 ()
Jason Lindh (aka Bjorn J:son Lindh)  Stephan's Cake Walk   Options Second Carneval  JAS  1975  1:56:09 ()
 
Claire  De Peur et d'Eau   Options Elle Dit  Disques Alvarès  1976  2:03:46 ()
Daniel Schell & Dick Annegarn  La Ballade du Zwin   Options Egmont and the ff Boom  Free Bird  1978  2:07:02 ()
Dragon  Leave Me with Tears   Options Dragon  RE: Musea  1976  2:09:01 ()
Chalis  And You Alone   Options One Small Chance  Ellen Abby  1975  2:13:58 ()
Jester  Battle of Five Armies   Options Jester  no label  1978  2:17:23 ()
Hellmut Hattler  My U.S. Aunt   Options Bassball  Electrola  1977  2:22:01 ()
Ilous  Obsession   Options Ilous  Flamophone  1974  2:25:39 ()
Justin  Windless Bell   Options Bluejeans and Shakespeare  Lemco  1976  2:28:14 ()
Lauren Dunn  We Are All Basically Children   Options 7"  Heat Warp  1980  2:31:57 ()
UHF  Winds   Options Timeless Voyager  Rofer  1981  2:35:09 ()
McKay  For the Life of Me (1975)   Options A New Light Shines  Guerssen  2013  2:38:58 ()
Robert Lester Folsom  Situations (197?)   Options Ode to a Rainy Day: Archives 1972–1975  Anthology  2014  2:41:08 ()
Stories  Nice to Have You Here   Options Stories  Kama Sutra  1972  2:44:09 ()
We the People  (You Are) The Color of Love (1966)   Options Declaration of Independence  Collectables  1993  2:47:33 ()
The Incredible String Band  First Girl I Loved   Options The 5000 Spirits or the Layers of the Onion  Elektra  1967  2:49:57 ()
 
The Out-Theme  Gelbart: My Favorite Vacation [part of] + Die Trip Computer Die: Airborn [part of]   Options       2:58:34 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 12:01pm TDK60:

Been a while Tony but here I am, in NYC again. How's the weather in Rose City? Here it's a furnace.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 12:02pm Yvang:

Chabadabada! everyone...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 12:02pm fred:

Good morning Tony and Guten TZAG everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 12:03pm Tony Coulter:

Heya, TDK60! The weather here is *finally* pleasant. The smoke from multiple forest fires that's been choking us has finally cleared up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 12:03pm listener james from westwood:

How do, Tony and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 12:03pm Tony Coulter:

Hiya, Yvang, Fred, & James!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 12:08pm Tony Coulter:

A lot of my recent shows have been pretty heavily weighted towards '80s post-punk & experimental stuff. Today's show will head off in a different direction, just for a change of pace.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 12:08pm TDK60:

Just back from 1st trip to England -where the weather is cooler thankfully.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 12:13pm Rich in Washington:

Dang. I nearly missed it. I'm on vacation this week and don't even know what day it is.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 12:15pm Tony Coulter:

Hey, Rich! Enjoying the smoke-free air? I sure am.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 12:16pm ɨkɛ:

Hello! I'm not sure I understood that political rekkid at the top. Was that about RFK looking for VPs? If so, that's kind of got a sad tinge now in hindsight.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 12:19pm Tony Coulter:

Hey, Ike! Nope, the search was for a vocalist for their cover of 96 Tears -- don't think there was a hidden metaphor there. 'Course, maybe I missed it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 12:20pm Sem:

Hello, Tony, Coulterphiles, secretophiles, nailfiles, and all.

TDK, a good time had by all?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 12:20pm Tony Coulter:

Hola, Sem!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 12:27pm TDK60:

Sem: 99% great time for all, except I almost started a kitchen fire as a house-guest, luckily thwarted.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 12:28pm Nick S.:

BEWARE!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 12:29pm Sem:

Ah, there's a trip memory you'll treasure always:-D
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 12:29pm Tony Coulter:

Nick! Heya!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 12:29pm Tony Coulter:

He's got proof.
  Tue. 8/28/18 12:30pm ike:

Oh, I was overthinking it? Story of my life, ha.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 12:30pm Nick S.:

I'm tryna' school ya!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 12:30pm Nick S.:

Ya' fool ya!
  Tue. 8/28/18 12:32pm SalesmanSam:

'your eyes may gleam &your teeth may glitter, but you can't bullshit an old bullsitter'
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 12:34pm Tony Coulter:

Hey, hey, Sam, you old bullsitter....
  Tue. 8/28/18 12:44pm TelegramSam:

Sorry I missed the h.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 12:46pm Tony Coulter:

What's an h between friends. Cockneys lose their h's all the time.
  Tue. 8/28/18 12:51pm Dean:

I'm reminded of a joke(?) told by one of the members of Dawn (as in Tony Orlando &). Her name was Telma. Either TO himself or a host of TV show on which the group was appearing asked why her name wasn't the more ordinary Thelma. The reply was something along the lines of, "My mom always told me to get the H out of here." It was followed by a laugh track.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 12:53pm Tony Coulter:

Ha, ha, ha! Or should I say, a, a, a!

'eya, Dean!
  Tue. 8/28/18 12:57pm Dean:

Ever notice that the titles of their hits "Tie a Yellow Ribbon 'round the Old Oak Tree" and "Knock Tree Times" don't include an H, hmmm? Very Georges Perec!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 12:58pm TDK60:

Gotta run, thanks Tony; back soon I hope..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 12:58pm Tony Coulter:

@ Dean: Except dropping your h's is much easier than dropping your e's.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:01pm Tony Coulter:

See ya, TDK60!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 1:05pm fred:

Have you heard o Christian Bok? His book Eunoia uses only one vowel in each of its chapters, and it's better than it sounds
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:07pm Tony Coulter:

I haven't, no. Sounds intriguing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:07pm Tony Coulter:

I take it you've decided to do without the letter f.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:08pm Tony Coulter:

This Opium Vala track is, believe it or not, a cover of a Simon & Garfunkel tune.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 1:09pm Webhamster Henry:

Indeed - the guitar riff is a classic!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 1:09pm fred:

Not intentionally, but it only leads boring things
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:10pm Rich in Washington:

Christian Bok was just in town a couple of months ago and I missed it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:10pm Tony Coulter:

Webhamster! Greetings!
  Tue. 8/28/18 1:13pm Dean:

"only one vowel in each of its chapters"

I assume this means there are multiple occurrences in each chapter of the respective vowel? Not just a single vowel in a sea of consonants?
  Tue. 8/28/18 1:16pm Dean:

Label BFD...Berkeley Fire Dep't?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 1:16pm fred:

@Dean: Yeah, endless uses of each vowel. It's not in German. Apparently, his real name was Christian Book, but he had it legally changed because of obvious search engine issues
  Tue. 8/28/18 1:19pm Dean:

"obvious search engine issues"

Now that's putting the cart before the horse!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 1:20pm βrian:

"To take arms against a sea of consonants." Sounds Eastern European to me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 1:21pm northguineahills:

Ack, I need to vote today, and polls close at 7 here, unlike 9 in NYC.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:21pm Tony Coulter:

Greetings, βrian & NGH!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:21pm Rich in Washington:

For some reason, I always confuse Christian Bök with Jaap Blonk
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 1:27pm βrian:

Get 'em, Gillum!
  Tue. 8/28/18 1:27pm Dean:

My daughter's first day of second grade was yesterday. I urged her always to speak with her tongue stuck out. Since it was her first day, the teacher wouldn't know the difference. But now I think it would have been better to urge her to talk like Jaap Blonk.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 1:29pm fred:

@Rich: I haven't seen Jaap Blonk in years. That's not right
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:30pm Tony Coulter:

Has anybody seen "20th Century Oz," the movie the song on now is from? If so, is it worth tracking down?
  Tue. 8/28/18 1:30pm Dean:

Missed him when he was in the area earlier this year. Dammit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:31pm Tony Coulter:

Oddly, I found a Jaap Blonk tape at a Portland yard sale last year. He has performed in Portland a few times, so....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:36pm Rich in Washington:

I just looked up that Christian Bök Portland appearance and it was over a year ago. I remember not going like it was yesterday.
I have become such a hermit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:37pm Tony Coulter:

I've been really busy myself, not going to all sorts of shows.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 1:38pm northguineahills:

Jaap, I Blonked it again, d'oh!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:38pm Rich in Washington:

Speaking of Australian movies, I really want to see the Oz faux doc Wrong Side of the Road again. I remember it playing on Night Flight in the mid 80s.
  Tue. 8/28/18 1:38pm Dean:

Going to hear The Vibrators at a local bar in early September. Lucero in SF in November. Caught Zeke twice this year. That's about it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:40pm Rich in Washington:

The last show I saw, which was a bit of a fluke, as a friend had a spare ticket, was The Melvins last month.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:41pm Tony Coulter:

I'd like to see the Australian biker film "Stone," based on its great soundtrack.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:41pm Rich in Washington:

I am much less prone to go see shows during the winter months. But also, at my age, going out, having to sit out one or two acts I don't care about in order to see the headliner, who doesn't take the stage until 10pm, is sort of daunting for me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:42pm Rich in Washington:

I too have yet to see Stone. I think it's on one of the streaming channels I subscribe to. I probably should. I've had the soundtrack for years and also love it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 1:43pm fred:

I've seen one show in the past two months (Follakzoid). That's alarming. I haven't seen 50 gigs this year. Even adding dance shows (I'm a contemporary dance fan) I don't think I'll get to 100 this year. I'm getting old
  Tue. 8/28/18 1:43pm Dean:

I didn't go to the show, but because the venue is practically in my backyard I heard Israel Vibration's recent show loudly and clearly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:43pm Rich in Washington:

Wrong Side of the Road was pretty cool. It followed two Aboriginal rock bands on the road, their run-ins with the police, racist white Aussies, etc.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 1:45pm northguineahills:

Does myself playing count, and that was 2 months ago?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 1:47pm listener james from westwood:

Jesus rock in the house!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:48pm Tony Coulter:

Praise the Load!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 1:49pm northguineahills:

Wait, did Micah hog-tie Tony and take over?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:49pm Tony Coulter:

Discogs lists this album as "Can't Stop Paraisin' the Lord" ... which kinda bugs me. But I'm too lazy to submit a correction.
  Tue. 8/28/18 1:50pm Dean:

This record needs a continuous inner groove.
Avatar Tue. 8/28/18 1:50pm david_:

afternoon all. hot one here
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:51pm Tony Coulter:

Morning, david_! (It's 10:50 AM out here.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:51pm Tony Coulter:

@ Dean: So he *never* stops praisin' the Lord, you mean? Good idea.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 1:54pm northguineahills:

Is the album cover an areola?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:55pm Tony Coulter:

Sadly, no. But it is quite a cover: www.discogs.com...
  Tue. 8/28/18 1:55pm TelegramSam:

I work Summer concerts for Live Nation.I enjoyed Steeley Dan/A Perfect circle/Chicago/Sturgill Simpson/Willie Nelson/Moody Blues/Jeff Beck..etc I paid to see Chrome/Dead Boys/ Nik Turner a lovely summer!
Avatar Tue. 8/28/18 1:58pm david_:

heck why hang out on discogs when we can hang out on wfmu
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 1:59pm Tony Coulter:

I mostly just holed up with my records this summer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 2:04pm Tony Coulter:

Haven't been to a concert in a couple of months. Has to be something I *really" want to see, and that doesn't happen that often.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 2:06pm Tony Coulter:

Out here in Portland, anyway.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 2:08pm fred:

@NGH: did you hear about Lea Bertucci's project in a bridge in Cologne (I think). That sounded like an amazing project
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 2:08pm Rich in Washington:

The goldilocks zone for me to see a show has to be: early, with less than two opening acts; cheap or free; not on a 'school' night. Oh, and preferably in my backyard.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 2:12pm fred:

@Rich: I'm with you on the "cheap" side. I might shell out $30 for a show, but not every year. (Dance is another story, but even there I rarely go that high)
Avatar Tue. 8/28/18 2:13pm david_:

cool lead guitar sound
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 2:14pm Tony Coulter:

Agreed!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 2:18pm northguineahills:

No, didn't hear about it fred.
  Tue. 8/28/18 2:19pm Dean:

Jester! I'd totally forgotten about them. I knew these guys, somehow. They're from Whittier. Tom Mitchell, in particular, is very familiar.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 2:20pm fred:

Battle of five armies? Try Ambush from Ten Sides instead!
  Tue. 8/28/18 2:21pm Dean:

They might have been situated at Whittier College for a while, hence the jacket's reference to "the Penn Street neighborhood."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 2:21pm Rich in Washington:

I sort of got over my 'guilt' or whatever about not going to shows by admitting to myself that I'm not really a live music person.
And that's OK. That's alright. I'm good enough, and I'm strong enough and - doggone it - people like me!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 2:22pm Tony Coulter:

@ Dean: Interesting! This record is pretty hard to find these days, unfortunately.
  Tue. 8/28/18 2:22pm melinda:

Hi folks
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 2:23pm Rich in Washington:

Oscar Wilde wrote 'Hell is other people' and he didn't even have to sit through two boring opening acts in a crowded nightclub filled with douches. Or did he?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 2:23pm Tony Coulter:

Hey there, Melinda!
  Tue. 8/28/18 2:25pm Dean:

Pretty sure I once owned a copy, as it was released when I was working a record store in town. Alas, no more.
  Tue. 8/28/18 2:26pm Dean:

Might have heard them live, too. Those years are blurring...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 2:34pm Tony Coulter:

This Lauren Dunn record on now is from Portland. Discovered it out here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 2:41pm Nick S.:

What the...?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 2:41pm Tony Coulter:

What the what?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 2:42pm Nick S.:

Somehow it felt dangerous to like McKay.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 2:42pm Nick S.:

Like something I'd need lithium for later.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 2:43pm Tony Coulter:

Life is all about taking risks. Embrace your inner McKay.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 2:44pm northguineahills:

Robert Folsom, new to me!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 2:49pm Nick S.:

We the People song is tremendous.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 2:51pm northguineahills:

ISB!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 2:53pm Webhamster Henry:

I love the ISB!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 2:53pm Webhamster Henry:

Even though they don't play autoharps.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 2:55pm listener james from westwood:

Thanks a ton, Tony!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 2:55pm northguineahills:

Thanks Tony!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 2:55pm Nick S.:

Fantastic show! Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 2:56pm fred:

Thanks Tony
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 2:56pm Yvang:

Thanks, Tony!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/28/18 2:56pm Webhamster Henry:

Thanks to Tony and his record bins!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/28/18 2:59pm Tony Coulter:

Thanks for showing up, everybody! See you next week, I hope!
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