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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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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
barrabas  take a wild ride   Options heart of the city  atco  1975      0:00:00 ()
the right track  maybe yes, maybe no   Options va-true soul vol 2: deep sounds from the left of stax  now-again      *   0:03:39 ()
charlie  she loves to be in love   Options lines  janus  1978      0:06:34 ()
diesel  sausalito summer nights   Options 7"  regency  1981      0:10:41 ()
the guitars  too hot to hold   Options high action    2011      0:13:37 ()
pisces  motley mary ann   Options a lovely sight  numero        0:16:27 ()
the younger lovers  keeps on falling down   Options rock flawless  bachelor      *   0:18:39 ()
soft tags  chimes   Options suit of lights  no label      *   0:21:11 ()
Music behind DJ:
        efd theme song by Adam WarRock    0:25:11 ()
regal degal  loris night   Options speckled fruit  roti      *   0:35:14 ()
veronica falls  found love in a graveyard   Options s/t  slumberland      *   0:40:01 ()
the passions  skin deep   Options 7"  polydor  1981      0:44:04 ()
dum dum girls  just a creep   Options only in dreams          0:47:34 ()
jacuzzi boys  libras and zebras   Options glazin'  hardly art      *   0:53:10 ()
wax museums  livin in the eyeball   Options zoo full of ramones: the singles 2006-2008  tic tac totally      *   0:55:47 ()
big troubles  you'll be laughing   Options romantic comedy  slumberland      *   0:57:28 ()
trailmix  you make lovin' fun   Options mp3  no label  2008      1:01:45 ()
the ampersands  golems in waves   Options this is your adventure too  no label      *   1:08:06 ()
jeff & jane hudson  abadan   Options flesh  captured tracks    cd reissue  *   1:21:50 ()
laurice  he's my guy   Options best of laurice vol 1  mighty mouth    vinyl reissue, orig '70s  *   1:25:52 ()
sonny & the sunsets  i wanna do it   Options 7"  fat possum      *   1:29:44 ()
cazz  let's live together   Options 7"  the number one record co.  1978      1:32:06 ()
the sureshot symphony solution feat. the mighty pope  mr. fortune & fame   Options a good look 12: ep  no label      *   1:35:31 ()
xray eyeballs  sundae   Options 7"  hardly art      *   1:43:49 ()
art yard  the law   Options 7"  ride the snake    vinyl reissue, orig 1982  *   1:46:06 ()
notekillers  the zipper   Options 1977-1981  ecstatic peace  2004  orig late 70s; playing live on my show on Oct 5!    1:49:40 ()
birds of avalon  spiders on the line   Options s/t  bladen county      *   1:53:56 ()
glitter wizard  mirror man   Options solar hills  archers guild      *   2:07:30 ()
question mark  freaking out   Options be nice to the people  normal    kenya 1974  *   2:15:22 ()
mikal cronin  green & blue   Options s/t  trouble in mind      *   2:18:53 ()
cheater slicks  we all love peanut butter   Options 7"  ar records      *   2:22:26 ()
royal headache  eloise   Options 7" ep  r.i.p. society      *   2:25:49 ()
harry harrison  wmca aircheck, sept 21 1968   Options mp3     
Happy 71st birthday, Harry Harrison! (aircheck via MusicRadio77.com and listener Michael in LA.)
  2:33:25 ()
harry harrison  the "in" sound intro   Options the "in" sound  us army  1967      2:38:49 ()
dave clark five  you've got what it takes   Options the "in" sound  us army  1967      2:41:00 ()
harry harrison  interview with mike smith   Options the "in" sound  us army  1967      2:43:50 ()
limiñanas  trouble in mind   Options 7"  trouble in mind      *   2:45:02 ()
blasted canyons  fries yr eyes   Options #1  castle face      *   2:48:34 ()
hank iv  bellyful of slugs   Options 7"  s-s    kim salmon & the surrealists cover  *   2:51:13 ()

Listener comments!

  Wed. 9/21/11 9:03pm miketp:

anna canna punna
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:06pm Pilate:

Give them Barrabas!
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:07pm JHC:

Barrabas: Why waste your time, moaning at the crowd?
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:08pm PB:

Following up on last week's exhaustive discussion about Marc Bolan, guess who is on the cover of this month's Uncut magazine. Are we in the midst of a Marc Bolan revivial?
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:10pm Marc:

I never really went away, babe.
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:12pm Frisco Kid:

When I think of the millions of times I passed over this Charlie record. And it's actually kinda tolerable! Whooda thunkit.
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:14pm Frisco Kid:

SAUSALITO!!!! Yer killin' me - thanks.
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:14pm Julie:

Marc is timeless :)
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:15pm Julie:

it was also the anniversary of Marc's death last week.
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:15pm miketp:

is that marin county?was there. it was beautiful
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:16pm Aharon:

Anyone else think that Charlie song borrows from Queen's You're My Best Friend? Interesting place to find inspiration.
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:19pm Frisco Kid:

Yes, Sausalito is in Marin County, just north of San Francisco, across the Golden Gate Bridge....
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:20pm Marc:

I died two weeks short of 30. The 30th of this month would have been my "When I'm 64" birthday. Time flies!
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:26pm miketp:

thanks frisco and great show evan really like the selections.
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:26pm efd:

Hi everyone! Thanks for listening and commenting, will try to be more chatty in a bit...
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:28pm Aharon:

Boy, Soft Tags really are great. I'm happy this show has single-handedly shoved them down the east coast's throat.
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:42pm calzone!:

I wonder if these guys ever hang out at 'The Regal Beagle'?
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:47pm Frisco Kid:

Yep, the geography of "Sausalito Summer Night" has always bugged me silly. Since they blew a gasket on the Grapevine (I-5, middle of the state), they were driving north from LA apparently, so what were they doing north of Frisco in Sausalito? Makes no sense.
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:49pm calzone!:

A New Afternoon Show Classic!
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:49pm John F.:

@Frisco: Oh lord, stuck in Lodi again.
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:49pm calzone!:

I wanna hang out @ 99 Records now!
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:50pm efd:

@Frisco (and everyone), allow me to refer you to http://tinyurl.com/3h3gber
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:51pm calzone!:

Too many creeps!
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:51pm efd:

@calzone! - Yes indeed!

Hi John, Julie, Aharon, Mark, PB, miketp and everyone else!
  Wed. 9/21/11 9:58pm Frisco Kid:

Thanks, Evan! And John F., I was actually stuck in Lodi once. I also have a picture of my parents standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona....
  Wed. 9/21/11 10:00pm John F.:

Are you Don's son? :-P
  Wed. 9/21/11 10:05pm Aharon:

Aaah! It took me two weeks to get this out of my head the last time I heard it.
  Wed. 9/21/11 10:06pm efd:

@Aharon perhaps it will addle your brain enough for you to suddenly fall out of first place in the efd Happy How Do You Do To You fantasy baseball league.
  Wed. 9/21/11 10:08pm efd:

Not that I was thinking that when I put it on, of course.
  Wed. 9/21/11 10:09pm Aharon:

Don't stop thinkin' about tomorrow, Evan.
  Wed. 9/21/11 10:09pm John F.:

Put me in, coach!
  Wed. 9/21/11 10:21pm G:

I'm supposed to be with family in Baltimore this weekend, including for an Orioles game against the Red Sox Monday. Given the season the Os have had, the biggest things on Os fans' minds at this point is hopefully being the ones who can put the big bad Red Sox out of their "September choke" misery, and they don't try to hide it...
  Wed. 9/21/11 10:29pm efd:

G, I don't doubt it! Have fun if you go to the game, I went down earlier this year - always enjoy visiting Camden Yards.
  Wed. 9/21/11 10:32pm G:

We'll see how it goes. I'm not really a rooter. The Yankees never need much help, but I grew up in Detroit and first rooted for the Tigers (1968), and on top of that I have brothers in Tampa and Baltimore. That leaves me with pretty divided AL East loyalties...
  Wed. 9/21/11 10:33pm PB:

This is from an AMG review of Europe '72, Volume 2 (and I thought Keith Jarrett's 10 record Sun Bear Concerts was excessive!).
The set features good sound and the kind of loose performances that Grateful Dead fans treasure in live recordings, though true completists will want the limited-edition, unbelievably large, 73-CD collection Europe '72: The Complete Recordings, issued by Rhino the same month as this relatively modest double CD.
  Wed. 9/21/11 10:35pm Stevel:

Dandy show, per usual. Head down, catching up on work at home. Sucks much less with efd.
  Wed. 9/21/11 10:36pm Holly in NC:

One of my customers is best friends with a close friend of Derek Jeter. My customer celebrates a significant birthday this weekend. Derek has arranged for a flight to the city, a suite at the Essex, limo service to the stadium, & tix for all 3 games for my customer & his wife & his 2 kids. AND I FORGOT TO ASK FOR DEREK'S AUTOGRAPH. That is all.

Oh yeah - Hi Evan & friends! ;-)
  Wed. 9/21/11 10:38pm Holly in NC:

  Wed. 9/21/11 10:39pm efd:

Holly, weirdly enough I'd cued this up before you commented! That's some story.

Hi Steve, thanks for checking in - glad I can make the work catch-up a little easier.
  Wed. 9/21/11 10:50pm Stevel:

Pelican pants? Count me in!
  Wed. 9/21/11 10:53pm josh:

I love that song "the law" by art yard... thanks for playing it Evan!
  Wed. 9/21/11 10:58pm Holly in NC:

Thanks for the Notekillers - ooh -who is this? Birds of Avalon? New to me. I like! Anyone know anything about them?
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:02pm Holly in NC:

I swear I'm not a plant in the audience!
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:03pm Botanist:

Not a plant? An animal, then?
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:04pm Honking Palmetto Bug:

She sho nuff aint no insect.
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:06pm Holly in NC:

No, I'm a blushing Victorian maiden. Gracious me.
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:07pm Honking Palmetto Bug:

We'll play along.
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:07pm Holly in NC:

OK, really I'm a bawdy wench with a fondness for big "bugs".
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:10pm Honking Palmetto Bug:

Women have such a tough time making up their minds sometimes. :-) It was days before I figured out whether she felt sympathy for me or was gonna squish me. :-P
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:11pm jmd:

oh yeah! I'm feeling a jam coming on like we haven't heard since Devestator! Thanks.
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:19pm Holly in NC:

So I'm conflicted!
I have decided to limit my interspecies antipathy to things that bite me. Without my permission.
However, I must apologize to Evan for not expressing appropriate empathy for his big huge honking something experience of several weeks ago.
Honking, some of your relatives are just plain.. scary. Like 'Deliverance' scary.
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:20pm Honking Palmetto Bug:

We just have way the fuck too many legs. Two would suffice, four would be plenty.
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:26pm Holly in NC:

Worst nightmare: a millipede with earwig pinchers, silverfish speed, slug texture, wolf spider fur, and 'palmetto bug' wings.

I just scared myself into my parents' bedroom ..wait - they're dead?
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:27pm efd:

I still can't get over the fact that a moth flew into Matt Holliday's ear (he's a basball player) and they had to take it out with tweezers, I think.
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:28pm Honking Palmetto Bug:

Now you're giving poor efd the willies, as his anxious glance scans the leak-stained ceiling!
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:29pm Holly in NC:

I love that the Cheater Slicks are still kickin'.
EFD, why did their hometown dislike them so?
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:35pm Roy Wood:

Didn't I do Glitter Wizzard about 1972?
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:37pm Holly in NC:

I am honestly, really, truly spider phobic. And I always keep a glass of water by my bed. You can guess where this anecdote is going... vomit, tears, screams, palpitations, etc etc...
The glass is now always clear, and covered.
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:37pm Lassie:

Arf! Arf! Quick, Timmy, Harry's dowm a well!
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:42pm Andrew Zimmern:

Spiders, an excellent source of fuzzy protein in many cultures.
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:42pm Danne D:

Happy Harry's Birthday Evan!!!

Hi Funk Fans :)
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:42pm Rin Tin Tin:

{I am standing by the well}
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:42pm Danne D:

This call being from Vancouver has me imagining a Harry/Nardwuar mash-up
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:45pm ?:

Did you say wolf-spider fur, Holly? Now how am I supposed fall asleep?
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:45pm Rin Tin Tin:

{Why do you slaver over a neurotic collie when I am so much more beautiful & intelligent?}
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:45pm Danne D:

Btw, the Fantasy Baseball season ends 1 Week from today - catch all the action here on the Evan Funk Davies Comments Board ;o)
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:46pm Holly in NC:

Hi Danne!

@? - I did. Misery loves company ;-)
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:47pm Danne D:

Hi Holly :)

Thanks for the great Harry clips, Evan :)
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:51pm C Thomas in DC:

another innocent black man executed in GA tonight?
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:52pm cheri:

evan oh "lord of the funk" this was a fantastic show,, love ya,, hi danne
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:53pm Noah:

  Wed. 9/21/11 11:53pm Lassie:

Lookism. Get used to it.
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:55pm C Thomas in DC:

but hey, the Yanks clinched division.
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:55pm Holly in NC:

I really want that Liminanas 7in, & to date have been thwarted in all my procurement efforts.

Probably by anyone who ever attempted to teach me the niceties of the English language.
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:56pm efd:

@Holly, have you tried troubleinmindrecs.com directly?

CT in DC, did that execution happen after all? That's really terrible.
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:57pm Holly in NC:

@C Thomas -
I thought he got an 11th hour stay ??!!

Wildly inappropriate to say 'yay' re Yankees in this same comment.so please pretend that I didn't.
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:58pm G:

Supreme Court discussed it for four hours this evening, then voted not to re-review the case. Sentence was carried out within an hour after that.
  Wed. 9/21/11 11:59pm C Thomas in DC:

11:08 tonight, EFD. You know it.
  Thu. 9/22/11 12:00am Danne D:

Have a good night Funk Fans!
  Thu. 9/22/11 12:00am C Thomas in DC:

He maintained his innocence right to the very end
  Thu. 9/22/11 12:00am Holly in NC:

  Thu. 9/22/11 12:01am Holly in NC:

Well....his innocence is quite debatable - but that's the point.
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