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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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Favoriting June 29, 2022: MITCHELL COHEN interview. But first, an opening set of non-male voices.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Approx. start time
joan armatrading  show some emotion   Favoriting show some emotion  a&m  1977    0:00:00 (Pop-up)
lene lovich  say when   Favoriting 12"  stiff/epic  1979    0:03:24 (Pop-up)
le tigre  yr critique   Favoriting from the desk of mr. lady  mr. lady      0:06:43 (Pop-up)
bush tetras  too many creeps   Favoriting rhythm and paranoia: the best of  wharf cat      0:08:55 (Pop-up)
wimps  garbage people   Favoriting garbage people  kill rock stars  2018    0:12:37 (Pop-up)
luscious jackson  citysong (ny state of the world)   Favoriting cd single  grand royal/capitol  1994    0:15:01 (Pop-up)
ann peebles  i'm gonna tear your playhouse down   Favoriting va-i'm a good woman 2  harmless      0:18:55 (Pop-up)
worriers  relentless noise   Favoriting you or someone you know  6131  2020    0:21:24 (Pop-up)
girlschool  screaming blue murder   Favoriting screaming blue murder  mercury  1982    0:26:41 (Pop-up)
l7  shove   Favoriting smell the magic  sub pop  1990    0:28:07 (Pop-up)
 
 
Interview with MITCHELL COHEN
brownsville station  let your yeah be yeah   Favoriting 7"  big tree  1973  distributed by Bell Records  0:39:28 (Pop-up)
suzi quatro  can the can   Favoriting single  bell records  1973    0:42:27 (Pop-up)
gene page  close encounters of the third kind   Favoriting single  arista  1977    0:45:57 (Pop-up)
tycoon  out in the cold   Favoriting s/t  arista  1978    0:50:33 (Pop-up)
dwight twilley band  looking for the magic   Favoriting twilley don't mind  arista  1977    0:53:16 (Pop-up)
mitchell cohen  chats with efd, part 1   Favoriting       Get the book from Trouser Press Books or at Amazon  0:56:26 (Pop-up)
the box tops  cry like a baby   Favoriting 7"  mala  1968  a Bell Records subsidiary, along with the Amy label  1:09:35 (Pop-up)
ronny & the daytonas  g.t.o.   Favoriting   mala  1964    1:12:08 (Pop-up)
mitch ryder & the detroit wheels  jenny take a ride!   Favoriting single  new voice  1965  One of Bob Crewe's labels, distributed by Bell  1:15:03 (Pop-up)
betty harris  ride your pony   Favoriting single  sansu  1968  label founded by Alan Toussaint and Marshall Sehorn, distributed by Bell  1:17:59 (Pop-up)
the sweet  little willy   Favoriting s/t  bell  1973    1:20:56 (Pop-up)
mitchell cohen  chats with efd, part 2   Favoriting         1:24:03 (Pop-up)
barry manilow  oh my lady   Favoriting manilow  bell/arista  1973    1:32:56 (Pop-up)
bay city rollers  saturday night   Favoriting 7"  arista  1975    1:36:23 (Pop-up)
the alpha band  adrenalin   Favoriting spark in the dark  arista  1977    1:39:16 (Pop-up)
patti smith  free money   Favoriting horses  arista  1975    1:42:14 (Pop-up)
gil scott-heron, brian jackson and the midnight band  winter in america   Favoriting the first minute of a new day  arista  1975    1:45:57 (Pop-up)
mitchell cohen  chats with efd, part 3   Favoriting         1:52:00 (Pop-up)
the kinks  sleepwalker   Favoriting sleepwalker  arista  1977    2:01:33 (Pop-up)
general johnson  don't walk away   Favoriting 7"  arista  1976    2:05:08 (Pop-up)
gilda radner, chevy chase, garrett morris  emily litella/news for the hard of hearing   Favoriting nbc's saturday night live  arista  1976    2:08:41 (Pop-up)
lou reed  shooting star   Favoriting street hassle  arista  1978    2:10:29 (Pop-up)
nick lowe's last chicken in the shop  i knew the bride   Favoriting va-stiffs live  stiff/arista  1978    2:14:28 (Pop-up)
raydio  is this a love thing   Favoriting 7"  arista  1978    2:16:54 (Pop-up)
mitchell cohen  chats with efd, part 4   Favoriting       Reminder: you can order Mitchell's book from the publisher, Trouser Press Books, or on Amazon.  2:20:31 (Pop-up)
graham parker  mercury poisoning   Favoriting 7"  arista  1979    2:31:23 (Pop-up)
alan parsons  i wouldn't want to be like you   Favoriting 7"  arista  1977    2:35:08 (Pop-up)
quazar  funk with a big foot   Favoriting s/t  arista  1978    2:37:36 (Pop-up)
the grateful dead  shakedown street   Favoriting shakedown street  arista  1978    2:43:46 (Pop-up)
 
haircut 100  boy meets girl   Favoriting         2:54:25 (Pop-up)
 


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Listener comments!

  12:01pm
the bunk:

good morning Mr Funk. signed: me
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Will the Sound Guy:

Hello efd and all!!!
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Threemoons 🌛🌕🌜:

Heyo! Love me some Joan Armatrading.
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YETI BOB:

love this song
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Mike From Brooklyn:

Hello EFD & Listeners!
I'll be listening but won't be able to comment much.
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Krys O.:

Yay, Joan! Good afternoon!
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PuraVida:

Good morning EFD, everyone...
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pgalub:

Hey efd and everyone! Joan!!!
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Figgsrock:

Hello all. Glad to catch today's show live after missing last week's while record shopping in Philly.
  12:02pm
Andres:

Good aft, efd and all! I’m disappointed whenever July 1st doesn’t fall on a Wednesday to get the efd Canada day treatment! :)
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love2laf:

Time to EFD this Wednesday afternoon, allo everyone.
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WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

I was told that this would be an all-Foghat show.
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Krys O.:

Had the pleasure of seeing Joan at Radio City Music Hall.
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tim from washington:

efd! Bringing some sanity back to the airwaves again - hahaha.
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PuraVida:

@Krys O. NICE!
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Roberto:

Joan's Track Record might have been my most-played cassette of 1987.
  12:04pm
Kat in Chicago:

Ooh nice opening pick efd. Good sub for the set of “I Am Woman” covers you had to ditch bc Michele beat you to it.
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Lixiviated Life:

Hello Mr. Davies.
Go ahead, we're listening.
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prof.fuzz:

Hi EFD!
mike! tim!
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Yvang:

Hi EDF and all! Joan Armatrading is great and underrated!
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Rich in Washington:

Oh wow. I don't think I've ever heard this single version of Say When before!
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efd:

needless to say (presumably), this opening set is unrelated to today's guest! We'll get that started around 12:30 or so.
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Yvang:

Joan A and Lene L have both worked with Thomas Dolby.
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prof.fuzz:

i used to have a huge crush on lene lovich... thanks creem mag.
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efd:

@prof I once spent the afternoon with her at a Paterson Silk store in Hempstead NY
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Rich in Washington:

Me too, prof.
My teenage New Wave crush progression went something like Lene Lovich>Nina Hagen>Lydia Lunch
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prof.fuzz:

@Rich: then i landed on Poison Ivy and that was the end of it...
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tim from washington:

prof! Have you gandered at the revamped Creem? I haven't but it looks solid based on who's featured.
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HyperDose:

Bangers, efd!
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Will the Sound Guy:

I agree 🔥
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Rich in Washington:

Yep. Same, prof.
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prof.fuzz:

@Tim: I get Creem's IG feed, but haven't dropped any coin for the new mag (yet).
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Lixiviated Life:

Mr. Davies,
I just want to say that you're playing all my favorites so far.
Sincerely,
Lix
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Threemoons 🌛🌕🌜:

BUSH TETRAS F YEAH
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Lixiviated Life:

I had no idea that garbage people like me.
It's nice to know.
Thank you garbage people,
I like you too.
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tim from washington:

I haven't stepped into a 7-11 in decades but I should to see if their carrying the new Creem - hahaha.
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prof.fuzz:

this song is a real self-esteem lifter, if you parse it like that Lix.
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prof.fuzz:

i should at least spring for a new Creem Boy Howdy t-shirt, for old times' sake.
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adampsyche:

good song
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tim from washington:

I LOVED Grand Royal magazine. I'd love to see that magazine reprinted - adds and all.
  12:17pm
Kat in Chicago:

Luscious Jackson ❤️
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Jason from Houston:

Heyyyyyy there! Checking in for this LJ!
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courtneynoir:

blast from high school past
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Hoboken Jack:

Hi EFD, Brooklyn Mike, Will, Krys, HyperD, PEEEEETE, all!
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Artie:

Loving the Luscious
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prof.fuzz:

Hi Jack!
  12:19pm
persimmon:

I thought I was streaming the Brian lehr show for a second
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slugluv1313:

greetings, EFD, Funksters!
totally digging!!!
gotta be heading out shortly, but will be lurking/listening 😺😺
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Jason from Houston:

Eeeeeeek! Another hot one.
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Figgsrock:

Oh man, I haven't heard this version of "Playhouse" in a loonnng time.
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Figgsrock:

This opening set is fantastic EFD.
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prof.fuzz:

@Figgs: YUP!
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slugluv1313:

LOVE this Ann Peebles version -- and Graham Parker's -- but HATE Paul Young's 🤮🤮🤮
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Threemoons 🌛🌕🌜:

Loving this female-centric set.
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Will the Sound Guy:

Hi Hoboken Jack!!!
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Hoboken Jack:

Love me some Worriers
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efd:

@slugluv spoiler: We'll be hearing some Graham Parker later.
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mndave:

Worriers are in their golden state.
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mrdonutsu:

Vic!
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efd:

@mrdonutsu This LP was produced by Nigel Gray, but I like the way you think!
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tim from washington:

Girlschool is a total Snake Davies jam!
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Figgsrock:

Have we wandered into the Metal District?
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prof.fuzz:

@Figgs: Welcome to the Boss Metal Zone
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efd:

and now I'm going to "well actually" myself and let you know that the song "Screaming Blue Murder" was actuall produced by Chris Tsangarides.
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Figgsrock:

Dammit, this L7 started just as I have to head up my editorial meeting!
  12:29pm
Jeff formerly from Rahway:

Oh man this is one of the best L7 tunes!
  12:30pm
Kat in Chicago:

Oh hell yes L7
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tim from washington:

@Figgstock - Just tell them you'll be late because you got lost...........IN THE METAL DISTRICT!
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Jessie:

Anyone now how Handy Haversack is feeling? Haven't seen him around on the boards today.
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tim from washington:

L7 is totallly badass.
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WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

@Jessie: I think him & K8 headed upstate yesterday.
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Rich in Washington:

I had a funny loud guitar, distortion box, overblown amp dream this morning.
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prof.fuzz:

every day is a great day to tune into WFMU!
  12:33pm
SWK:

Illusion Michael
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prof.fuzz:

@Rich: a good dream!
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slugluv1313:

@EFD -- YAY Graham Parker!!! thank you!!!
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McGroovey:

I saw L7 open for somebody somewhere in the early nineties. Webster Hall? Irving Plaza? The Ritz? I'm hoping I'll remember who they were opening for before I hit "Post comment!"... Hmmm ... Sugar? Hmmm no....

I liked L7 ok, but they weren't who I was there to see... My cousin was friends with one of them, but my cousin wasn't there... Yeah, more and more, the nineties are too remote to remember.
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McGroovey:

No. My cousin was friends with someone in the Lunachicks. I get the two bands confused. And I saw both live under similar circumstances, around the same time. Whatever.
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slugluv1313:

met Lene Lovich & her band when i was at Douglass/Rutgers (i was volunteering with the concert committee that presented the show) -- so sweet & intelligent & beautiful
  12:39pm
JetBoy of Brooklyn:

EFD - you got it. As always, happy to be listening and appreciate that FMU always reflects on the world.
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slugluv1313:

omg i still have my old Boy Howdy! t-shirt
  12:40pm
Kat in Chicago:

Happy to hear Le Tigre too. On my recent NYC jaunt, I spent longer than necessary browsing in Other People’s Clothes in Ridgewood because they were playing “This Island” in its entirety.
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tim from washington:

I distinctly remember Arista records' red tape cases in the 80s. I can think of many Arista sartists I have other than Lou Reed records.
  12:41pm
admiral crisp:

Evan, I appreciate the oasis from the “current world events” you provide
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tim from washington:

Were Crazy Elephant on Bell?
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Hoboken Jack:

Beginning with 10 awesome female artists is without doubt a nod to current events.
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Mister Dobalina:

Rip, rockin' & rollin' ... solid deal!
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slugluv1313:

SUZI!!! 🖤🖤🖤
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HyperDose:

I can get down with this :)
  12:47pm
MitchellC:

Crazy Elephant were on Bell. Their hit "Gimme Gimme Good Lovin'" was written by Ritchie Cordell and Joey Levine.
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efd:

Hey Mitchell, thanks for joining!
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Mike J:

EFD - got my Bush Tetras box set as part of my SFL delivery. Awesome set - thanks for putting them on my radar.
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Jessie:

@WoodsOfNH--Thanks for the update on those guys.
  12:48pm
MitchellC:

Sure! Thanks for hosting!
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listener 126464:

@slugluv1313 - was the LL Rutgers show at New Brunswick student center(?) in about '79? Hi efd, everyone!
  12:49pm
Marie:

love this--just tuning in. My ears perked up like a dog's to that opening melody
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listener 126464:

Hi Hoboken Jack!
  12:50pm
SWK:

Disco beats do make me feel better about alien invasion though
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tim from washington:

Tycoon is a band name that has confidence!
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efd:

I just had to play Tycoon after Mitchell mentioned them in his opening Author's Note.
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MelaniR:

Hi MitchellC! Hi Hoboken Jack! Hi efd!
  12:54pm
MitchellC:

Originally, Tycoon were going to be named Cash. I'd have mentioned that in the book, but didn't see a reason to bring up Tycoon in any context.
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tim from washington:

Oh yeah! I've got the Twilley records in my collection too.

Hey MitchellC! Thanks for answering my Crazy Elephant question. Right from the source!
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efd:

Hi @MelaniR! I enjoyed seeing your name pop up in the book a few times!
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MelaniR:

I remember that about Tycoon/Cash, Mitchell! Still love Twilley and this song!
  12:56pm
MitchellC:

Hey Melani! Thanks for checkin in!
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tim from washington:

Not too chilly for Twilley on efd's show!
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MelaniR:

Yes, efd; Mitchell and I worked there together for many years; very good years for music.
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full metal monkey:

Hello EFD and everyone
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prof.fuzz:

Hey full metal monkey!
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slugluv1313:

@listener 126464 -- yup! the concert committee was "Rambling Rose Productions" -- we had Gang of Four (when Hugo & a friend of mine met & fell totally head over heels with each other ❤️❤️❤️), Iggy (he and his band were the BEST! total sweethearts, they loved the food some of us cooked -- "usually we just get stale cold cuts!" etc.), The Roches, The Ramones (also total dolls -- Joey's girlfriend was wiping down the tables in the dressing room/green room -- i freaked, told her, "noooo!. that's our job!" & she was like, "ah, no big deal!"), many many others i am spacing out on right now
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full metal monkey:

@prof.fuzz. How are you
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prof.fuzz:

@fmm: doing alright. recording session this weekend.
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tim from washington:

Oh yeah, I forgot Kinks and Patti Smith were on Arista.
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Jessie:

@MitchellC--The Bells and Street Hassle are personal favorites of mine by Lou Reed. Did you like either one of those albums?
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efd:

LARRY UTTAL ACHIEVEMENT UNLOCKED!
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listener 126464:

@slugluv1313 - Nice! I was at the LL show and B-52's show and 1 other I can't remember.
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slugluv1313:

YES! i remember Patti talking about being on Arista in an interview!
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karlward:

Alex Chilton achievement unlocked
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full metal monkey:

@prof.fuzz that’s great. I’m assuming that the pics of the pedal board you posted on Instagram is the board your using in studio
  1:12pm
MitchellC:

Jessie, those are two of my favorite Lou Reed albums. The first time I met Lou Reed was was we were putting together the publicity material for Street Hassle, and his Bottom Line shows around that time were amazing.
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slugluv1313:

omg yes! the B-52s! also so sweet, i remember they were talking with us, how some of them had never been this far north before -- Kate was friends with an apartment-mate's girlfriend -- iirc, she was staying with her in the apartment upstairs from us
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MelaniR:

I remember Lou Reed coming in to the office; I was very intimidated. You were amazing with him, Mitchell.
  1:15pm
slim:

Like a canned heat with a beach boys vibe
  1:15pm
MitchellC:

Yeah, Lou could be scary!
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prof.fuzz:

@FMM: yup, plus an extra pedal on the side for one song. we're recording those two new songs we played at wonderville for an upcoming single release.
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Jessie:

MitchellC--Those were the shows that formed the Take No Prisoners album correct?
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Carmichael:

Heya Evan. GTO was one of my 1st 45s bought as a kid.
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mrdonutsu:

This was one of my dad's "Get the party started" go-to cuts.
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tim from washington:

Mitch Ryder! Some Michigan folk music right here.
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mrdonutsu:

MC5 totally clipped his moves.
  1:18pm
MitchellC:

Jessie, yep!
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Hoboken Jack:

Hi Melani and 126464! Mitchell, I am really enjoying the interview -- by the time I was in my teens and paying attention to labels, Arista was indeed pretty mainstream, so this "pre-history" is very interesting to me!
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efd:

@Hoboken Jack I swear we'll get around to talking about Arista soon! I've got one more Bell Records song I need to play, though...
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karlward:

[Todd-o-phonic Todd rushes to the radio to turn it up past safe hearing levels]
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mrdonutsu:

Nothing better than a shimmyshuffledown.
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Sweet Corn Lizzie:

[Todd-o-Phonic Todd isn't the only one blasting this]
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full metal monkey:

@hobokenjack. Hello
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MelaniR:

I'm back at Max's Kansas City with The Sweet!
  1:23pm
Lawrence:

Love this set, Evan! Right up my alley!
  1:23pm
Marie:

super fun tune
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tim from washington:

efd - Do a gonzo Todd-O-Phonic talkover shout out to this The Sweet song!
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full metal monkey:

@prof.fuzz. That’s great. Looking forward to hearing the new records. One of those new songs you played that night reall stuck to me.
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efd:

@MelaniR omg, I'm so jealous that you got to see them there!!
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slugluv1313:

yes, loving the music, the stories -- fascinating!
  1:24pm
Hopalong Lightnin':

Oh. Sup, gang? (Willy)
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morphe':

Back from the wee visit to town....
Do not tell Willy he has a wee Willy !!!
Hurts the psyche and the performance ..
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MelaniR:

efd: actually I didn't! but I always associate The Sweet with the jukebox at Max's! I did see many other greats, though, there. It's one of my all-time favorite clubs.
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efd:

@Melani Ah, that makes sense!
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efd:

I never thought the day would come when I'd play Barry Manilow on my show, but here we are!
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MelaniR:

efd: I'll lose all credibility here but I don't care! I really had fun seeing Barry on Broadway (closest I'll get to a Vegas show)!
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slugluv1313:

iirc -- wasn't Barry Manilow wearing a Screw t-shirt on the back cover of his first LP?
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Figgsrock:

As a child of the 70s that owns more than one Barry Manilow album, this is an excellent deep cut choice EFD.
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tim from washington:

I thought this was the first Elton John record that was talked about - hahaha!

efd - Just consider it Freeform radio at it's finest.
  1:36pm
Joe R.:

Manilow sounds close to early Billy Joel here (seems obvious in hindsight)
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efd:

@Melani I'm sure he puts on a great show!
  1:37pm
SWK:

Flash Gordon levels of ahh ahhhhh
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Hopalong Lightnin':

Just read in Sinead O'Connor's autobiography that her sister LOVED Manilow and that it was the household counterpoint to her own punk taste
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morphe':

Love(ed) Max's Kansas City - except for the night with the
dumbass fist fight (1979?) with some dumb ass aggressive guys
from some suburban nightmare...
How does one spell mullet??
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Jessie:

@MitchellC--Did you work on any of Iggy Pop's Arista releases?
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greg g:

Great show and conversation Mr Funk Davies!!!
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Threemoons 🌛🌕🌜:

Loving the show! Need to jump off soon to run a meeting alas, but I'll be back....
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MelaniR:

And, seeing The Bay City Rollers with all the screaming fans took me back to when I saw The Beatles at Shea Stadium (well, on a smaller level, of course). We screamed through those shows, too. Regrets, I have a few...
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the bunk:

why does melani not sound like a name dropper but morphe does? real question here.
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egould:

The concept of the band may be a little silly; but ‘Saturday Night’ is a decent bit of power pop.
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morphe':

Melanie -
for later ..
Je N'e Regret Rien

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gsz7IuZ3paM
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greg g:

Ok, its not T. Rex, but that Bay City Rollers track is a complete rocker!
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MelaniR:

morphe': I realize even if I didn't scream throughout The Beatles, everyone around me was screaming, so I wouldn't have heard anything anyway. It was fun watching the show on VHS/DVD many years later...
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slugluv1313:

PATTI 🖤🖤🖤
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disco_nap_:

Mark talked about "Free Money" with his guest on Monday!
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herb.nyc:

Tuned in as the Boy City Rollers played, yeah! (Oops, I mocked them bk In the day)
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Stevel:

It is unnerving how Gil Scott-Heron remains "so damned relevant."
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the bunk:

wow. didn't mean to bring the discussion to a screeching halt.
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MitchellC:

I didn't work with Iggy, except for writing his Arista bio.
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efd:

@Stevel I was just typing the same thing! This song is nearly 50 years old and could have been written yesterday.
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slugluv1313:

and GSH -- he and Patti, two artists who helped me survive my teenage years

(and two artists who were musical guests on the original SNL -- which i highly doubt would happen nowadays)
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Ciggy:

Winter in America-
If Clay could play his flute like that
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efd:

@slugluv and... Arista released the one and to date only SNL soundtrack album, back in 1976!
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Carmichael:

Funky Flute
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slugluv1313:

@Stevel, EFD -- same here -- Whitey on the Moon 🤬🤬🤬
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slugluv1313:

@EFD -- yow, an SNL soundtrack? HOW did i miss this?!?
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Stevel:

Feeling a bit old, pissed off, and motivated not to knuckle under to knuckle-draggers.

slug: Would it have blown GSH's mind to do a billionaires in space update? Glad he missed that one.
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MelaniR:

Hey Ed just back from his rehearsal. He said he's diggin Gil and the vibe of the chat.
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disco_nap_:

😭😭😭
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efd:

@Melani ah thanks, and thanks to Ed! I'm going to listen to his show with Mitch later in the week... didn't want to listen to it before I did my own show! :)
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efd:

All- Here's a link to Mitchell's appearance on Atlantic Tunnel (Sundays at 2pm on the Rock 'n' Soul stream) a couple of weeks ago: wfmu.org...
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tim from washington:

Oh yeah, Barry Manillow playing in the Baths is totally similar to Lou Reed's extra-curricular activities.
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MelaniR:

efd: Ed says Thanx!
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slugluv1313:

@Stevel -- i miss him so much -- there may still be a mural of GSH on Avenue C (at East 10th Street, i think?) -- saw him only once, at Marcus Garvey Park
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Wild Neil||Peace All:

I hung out in Leshko's (or the other restaurant) at Tompkins Square Park once with the Lunachicks. I gave one of them a cigarette and she appreciated that. My friend used to make really bad quality VHS videos of bands at CBGBs back in 92 or 93....his name was Pincus.
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tim from washington:

The Kinks Arista records are fantastic. Speaking of which I really need to pick up the ones I don't have from the cheap been before they gets priced at $40.
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Carmichael:

What as great threesome of albums: Soap Opera, Schoolboys in Disgrace and Sleepwalker.
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tim from washington:

cheap been = cheap bins
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MelaniR:

From Ed: So exciting that Arista was able to give The Kinks the long-overdue American success they so deserved.
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Carmichael:

BTW, their Low Budget song A Gallon of Gas would fit in well today.
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morphe':

Wild Neil||Peace All:

other restaurant =
Odessa
or
7th/2nd ave was Kiev..
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Figgsrock:

Oh wow, I haven't heard this General Johnson song in forrrrever. Great choice EFD.
  2:08pm
MitchellC:

I wish I'd been at Arista when General Johnson was on the label. Would've loved to meet him.
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Jessie:

@Carmichael--Yeah, I really liked the Arista period for the Kinks too. Check out this you tube video of the Kinks on Granada TV doing the songs from Soap Opera.www.youtube.com...
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MelaniR:

I was there in late 1976, Mitchell, but I don't remember if I did meet him. I did meet Chevy Chase a few years later...LOL
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karlward:

Street Hassle is so damn great
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tim from washington:

I really want this to be a Bad Company cover - hahaha!
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MitchellC:

I worked with Chevy in the Arista studio to do a bunch of station ID's and a radio spot. Let's just say he lived up his reputation.
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MelaniR:

Chevy definitely did, but he took his own car (limo) to the morning show we did (I think The Today Show) and had it with him all day so after we were done for the day, he sent me home to Queens in it!
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slugluv1313:

LOU 🖤🖤🖤
another Savior from my teenage years. . . and to this very day
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prof.fuzz:

love the guitar tone on 'shooting star'...
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morphe':

Must do some kitchen work...
Thanks efd and all .... !!!!!!!!!!!
listening with kitchen fingers !!!!!
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slugluv1313:

@MelaniR -- you have the best coolest stories!!!
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listener 126464:

It's OK to like Nick Lowe.
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McGroovey:

Speedy. Hold on tight.
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Stevel:

Nick Lowe might be a bit under sung as a rock and roll survivor, having hit it very hard in the early years (but no where nearly as hard as Dave Edmunds.)
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slugluv1313:

@listener126464 -- i still have that badge somewhere!

when were you at Rutgers? (or Cook? Livingston?)
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Figgsrock:

I wondered if we'd get some Raydio today!
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efd:

we didn't really discuss the (short-lived) Arista-Stiff tie-up, but there are some good stories in the book about it.
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SWK:

This chorus is fantastic
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Carmichael:

My friend had this Raydio album propped up on his credenza. I would always look at the artwork and instinctively ask, "How is that Raydio album?" It got annoying after a while.
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efd:

I was trying to figure out why that version of "I Knew The Bride" already had 5 clicky-stars and it's because I played it when I had Richard Balls on my show in 2015!
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steveo:

I knew the bride when she used to play bassoon
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MelaniR:

slugluv1313: I was definitely lucky enough to work with some great and interesting artists during career in music PR.
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efd:

y'all have no idea how excited I am to have even this brief discussion about Private Stock and Larry Uttal on my show!
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listener 126464:

@sluguv1313 - Didn't attend, friends of friends did, 77-80.
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prof.fuzz:

great interview!
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MelaniR:

Great Interview and music selection!
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Jessie:

@efd--Just a really wonderful interview. Good work and thank you.
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efd:

jeez, I have enough trouble with the 12"s that play at 45, now I got tripped up by a 7" that plays at 33!
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MelaniR:

Ed says this is his favorite Graham Parker song!
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tim from washington:

Wow! Excellent interview and musical accompaniment! Thanks efd and MitchellC! Listening to music fans talk about music is the best.
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Figgsrock:

This was an excellent mix of chat and music EFD and Mitchell. It's the book next on my list to buy and will be reading it over the holiday weekend.
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prof.fuzz:

doh! i was wearing a really red t-shirt yesterday with a pic of their "Despise the Moral Majority" 7" on it. 33 1/3 on the label.
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MitchellC:

efd: Thanks again! You picked great songs to illustrate our talk. Best, mc
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slugluv1313:

ah! was wondering if you were going to play Mercury Poisoning 💙💙💙
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efd:

@Mitchell Thanks so much!
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listener 126464:

Thank you efd and Mitchell, great stuff!
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drr:

I got here in time to hear how to pronounce "Uttal", but I didn't hear anybody pronounce "Arista"! That was the whole point of the show, I thought! (Maybe I heard it and didn't notice.)
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tim from washington:

Where should I start with Graham Parker?
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love2laf:

Thank you for this, what a perfect way to get out of my head and into the world and sounds and memories of music. Fantastic interview & music.
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efd:

I think I have enough Arista releases left to just keep going until 3!
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Figgsrock:

OH HELL YEAH, some APP.
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efd:

@drr We said "Arista" a lot!
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Carmichael:

YESSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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efd:

hint: it's not the way Nick Lowe says it.
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tim from washington:

Where's Sheila B?!?!
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yerfriendpaul:

Hey EFD, everyone!
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greg g:

Kudos Misters Funk Davies & Mitchell Cohen! Gonna check out the book and learn more about Private Stock records! Glad Ive got some spare time this summer
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Carmichael:

That's Lenny Zakatek on lead vocals, formerly of Gonzalez.
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drr:

efd: I know, I'll have to catch it in the archives, I was out. (Is it like AIR-iss-ta?)
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slugluv1313:

@listener126464 -- ah, okay!
was at Douglass Fall '77 to Spring '81

the older i get, the more i wonder how many FMUers i have crossed paths with over the years 😺😺
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PuraVida:

Hey EFD, all. Made it just in time for the home stretch.
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efd:

oh wow, thank you Carmichael! Someday I should do a show featuring all the singers on Alan Parsons records
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Carmichael:

There were many, EFD!
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drr:

I tuned in in time to hear somebody announcing "Nick Lowe's Led Zeppelin", which I was pretty excited about, but it didn't sound like Bonzo on the traps.
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Mike Sin:

A hell of an interview EFD! I’m in for the book now.
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slugluv1313:

fantastic, EFD and Mitchell -- have got to read your book! infinite thanks to you both 😺😺
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tim from washington:

Wow! Quazar is new to me. This rips!
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MelaniR:

How I loved working with Alan Parsons. Led me to meeting Colin Blunstone years later. He and his partner/manager, Eric Woolfson, are wonderful people. RIP Eric. Did see Alan at an Arista reunion about four years ago.
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SteveS:

Greetings from Wisconsin! Great show with MitchellC. In addition to writing this great book he has an encyclopedic knowledge of the music biz. Thanks EFD.
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PuraVida:

This was produced by Glen Goins of P-Funk, released on P-Vine Records
www.discogs.com...
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efd:

@PuraVida not just produced, it's his group! Sadly he died very young, soon after the record came out, from Hodgkins' lymphoma.
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Carmichael:

@Melani, you know Alan is recovering from spinal surgery? It went well and he should be his old, very tall self again soon but he had to cancel a few tour stops.
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PuraVida:

Series: Arista Funk On P-Vine
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efd:

@SteveS Thanks for tuning in!
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The Butterman:

Oh shit! Shakedown? What is happening?
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PuraVida:

That's so sad EFD. That was some DEEP funk!
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Steve from Dunwoody:

I'm on a low budget.
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karlward:

I was just trying to remember the name of this song so I could listen to it last night.
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Figgsrock:

Disco Dead! Lowell George's contribution to Dead history!
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queems:

this one is such a banger
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listener 126464:

@slugluv1313 - Cheers!
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PuraVida:

Today is the anniversary of Lowell's passing...
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PuraVida:

Lowell George (April 13, 1945 – June 29, 1979)
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bradford:

don't tell me this town ain't got no heart
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steveo:

I had this album; probably got it from a record club; dead studio albums are curious, eh?
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MelaniR:

Carmichael: I did not know that. Thank you for letting me know. He is extremely tall as was Eric. I'll have to catch his next tour; one of my fondest memories working with him. I believe I brought back from London (to NY) masters to one of his albums. I was on vacation in London and on my way back.
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Figgsrock:

Lowell's Thanks I'll Eat it Here was an album I played a lot in college.
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radioronan:

Thanks EFD & Mitchell. And MelaniR on the commentboard for the stories. As a former BMG employee I will definitely be picking up the book!
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yerfriendpaul:

When I went to see Mavis Staples perform at the Dirt Farm Festival, the Midnight Ramble Band (later in the night) featured Phil Lesh's son as a guest and they played Shakedown Street. I loved it
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steveo:

that was my favorite part
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abbazabba:

Neat, I'm a longtime dead fan and had no idea that Lowell George was involved in that album!
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Corey:

Skip made it math rock for a sec
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Listener Jonny in South Central... (Ohio):

Shakedown Street dance mix!
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Andrew_in_WI:

How many WFMU djs play the Dead? I mean besides Jarnow
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Figgsrock:

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. I almost spit out my drink EFD.
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karlward:

"Shakedown Street" reminds me of something James Murphy said about Zevon's "Nighttime in the Switching Yard," something to the effect of "it was a rock band imagining what disco sounds like"
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bradford:

the skip was a nice touch...
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MelaniR:

radioronan - always enjoy participating and seeing what everyone has to say. efd: I was one of the few folks at Arista who was NOT a Deadhead. But, I loved working with them because the management was great and the press loved them.
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nardo:

you do a disco show so not much of a stretch really
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Carmichael:

@melani, I remember him telling me about a meeting with Clive and Eric. It became *elevated*, and Clive stood up, followed by Alan and Eric. 3 very tall angry men sorting it out ...
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MelaniR:

Ed is asking if anyone ever heard Barry Manilow's version of "Ships" written by Ian Hunter! And, released as a single on Arista.
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Will the Sound Guy:

Thank you Rebecca for all your archival works!!!
  2:53pm
dvs:

Enjoyed the interview
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MelaniR:

Carmichael! I don't remember that story. Alan and Eric were much taller than Clive. I mean Clive was very passionate about his artists and what he wanted. I think Arista did right by the Alan Parsons Project.
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Will the Sound Guy:

Thank you efd, awesome show!!!
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Kamp Climax:

What is the bed music?
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Carmichael:

Agreed, Melani.
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steveo:

American Woman
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vinylmonkee:

Killer show EFD! Thanks
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tim from washington:

Thanks again for the excellent radio today, efd.
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karlward:

I hope Sheila B is on this comment board, if I remember correctly she is the world champion Alan Parsons fan
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MelaniR:

Oh how I loved Haircut 100! They were so young. They were shocked how hot it was in NY in the summer - they still wore their 'jumpers' (sweaters). I thought they were going to pass out. Also got to work with Nick Heyward after Haircut 100 on one of Nick's solo albums.
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Danny in Poughkeepsie:

Thanks efd. Another fantastic show!!
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Will the Sound Guy:

💥🔥🔥🔥💥
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morphe':

Thanks efd and all !!
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Patrick S.:

Scott should open with LOVE PLUS ONE.
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drr:

Thanks, efd!
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listener 126464:

Gaylord's show from 2/27/22 featured a lot of Haircut 100.
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slugluv1313:

fantastic selections, interview, EFD -- thank you so much for being part of solution 😺😺
for real, i feel like my batteries are recharged -- & ready to face the insanity that is happening
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

~ TY Always DJ efd ~
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