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For more than 25 years, Bob Irwin, the Dean of Sundazed Music, has befuddled, disoriented, and otherwise thrilled collectors and consumers alike by refusing to drive between the lines. Swerving wildly from garage to psych, from surf to soul, from biker to bossa, Bob’s steering with his elbows and hollerin’ like a banshee as he careens all over Route ‘60s, knocking over traffic cones.

The show is called Big Planet Noise! – and it’s hosted by Bob and Gina Frary Bacon, the gal with the great voice. It’s almost always all-vinyl, from Bob’s insane collection. The show became a must-listen in Nashville, a town unaccustomed to such carryings-on, and it’s now primed to become a part of your not-too-proud-to-be-surprised lives. Strap in and head to WFMU.org’s Rock ’n’ Soul Ichiban stream, every Monday from 8-10 pm EST!

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Options April 2, 2018: Big Planet Noise! Show #91

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Artist Track Album Label Format Approx. start time
The Chocolate Watchband  Expo 2000   Options No Way Out  Tower  LP  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Traffic  Paper Sun   Options Heaven Is In Your Mind  United Artists  LP  0:02:54 (Pop‑up)
William Penn Fyve  Swami   Options   Thunderbird  45  0:05:55 (Pop‑up)
Buffalo Springfield  Mr. Soul (alternate single version)   Options   Atco   45  0:08:44 (Pop‑up)
The Byrds  Everybody’s Been Burned   Options   Columbia  45  0:11:19 (Pop‑up)
October Country  My Girlfriend Is A Witch   Options   Epic  45  0:14:33 (Pop‑up)
The Clouds  Visions   Options   Independence  45  0:16:25 (Pop‑up)
The Collectors  Make It Easy   Options   Warner Bros  45  0:19:11 (Pop‑up)
The Music Machine  Double Yellow Line   Options   Original Sound  45  0:21:42 (Pop‑up)
  Big Planet Chat!         0:23:39 (Pop‑up)
Brenton Wood  Psychotic Reaction   Options Ooogum Boogum  Double Shot  LP  0:29:21 (Pop‑up)
The Castaways  Goodbye Babe   Options   Soma  45  0:31:53 (Pop‑up)
The Shag  Stop & Listen   Options   Capitol  45  0:33:30 (Pop‑up)
Chips & Co.  Every Night (A Mournful Cry)   Options   ABC Paramount  45  0:36:01 (Pop‑up)
The Rogues  Train Kept A Rollin’   Options   Audition  45  0:38:45 (Pop‑up)
The Fortune Seekers  Why I Cry   Options   Trident  45  0:41:16 (Pop‑up)
The Del Vetts  Everytime   Options   Dunwich  45  0:43:45 (Pop‑up)
The Celtics  Times With You   Options   Dante  45  0:45:45 (Pop‑up)
The Cindermen  Don’t Do It Some More   Options   Moonglow  45  0:47:53 (Pop‑up)
  Big Planet Chat!         0:49:46 (Pop‑up)
Paul Revere & the Raiders  Ballad of a Useless Man   Options Kicks  Columbia  LP  0:53:04 (Pop‑up)
Tom Rush  Who Do You Love   Options Take A  Little Walk With Me  Elektra  LP  0:55:09 (Pop‑up)
The Beau Brummels  I’ve Never Known   Options Volume Two  Autumn  LP  0:58:28 (Pop‑up)
Dalek: The Blackstones  Never Feel the Pain   Options   Invictus  45  1:00:27 (Pop‑up)
The Denims  I’m Your Man   Options   Columbia  45  1:02:54 (Pop‑up)
The Rumblers  I Don’t Need You No More   Options   Dot   45  1:05:16 (Pop‑up)
The Moving Sidewalks  What Are You Going To Do   Options   Wand  45  1:07:31 (Pop‑up)
The Whigs  Pretty Girl (Little Girl)   Options   Two+Two  45  1:09:56 (Pop‑up)
The Easybeats  Made My Bed Now I’m Gonna Lie In It   Options Friday On My Mind  United Artists  LP  1:12:15 (Pop‑up)
  Big Planet Chat!         1:14:29 (Pop‑up)
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band  Truly Right   Options   Liberty  45  1:19:34 (Pop‑up)
The Turtles  The Story of Rock and Roll   Options   White Whale  45  1:22:13 (Pop‑up)
The Robbs  Bittersweet   Options   Mercury  45  1:24:50 (Pop‑up)
The Cherry People  And Suddenly   Options   Heritage  45  1:27:22 (Pop‑up)
The Classics IV  Strange Changes   Options   Imperial  45  1:29:25 (Pop‑up)
Roddie Joy  Come Back Baby   Options   Red Bird  45  1:31:47 (Pop‑up)
Patti’s Groove  It Won’t Last Too Long   Options   Columbia  45  1:34:00 (Pop‑up)
Kim & Grim  You Don’t Love Me   Options   Flamingo  45  1:36:20 (Pop‑up)
Linda Gayle  I Got My Mojo Working   Options   Columbia  45  1:38:41 (Pop‑up)
  Big Planet Chat!         1:40:51 (Pop‑up)
The Fortunes  This Empty Place   Options The Fortunes  Press  LP  1:45:08 (Pop‑up)
Crispian St. Peters  I’m Always Crying   Options   Jamie   45  1:47:58 (Pop‑up)
The Zombies  I Love You   Options   Parrot  45  1:51:06 (Pop‑up)
The Walker Bros.  Living Above Your Head   Options   Philips UK  45  1:54:30 (Pop‑up)
The Bar-Kays  Theme From Hell’s Angels   Options Soul Finger   Stax   LP  1:56:59 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Mon. 4/2/18 8:01pm Sonny Rickles:

Blast off!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:02pm bigplanetnoise:

Here we are!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:02pm bigplanetnoise:

Howdy Sonny!!! Glad you're here!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:04pm Gina Bacon:

Happy Monday, Sonny!!
  Mon. 4/2/18 8:05pm Andy R:

Hey hey, Happy Monday, y'all. Just got ya tuned in.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:06pm bigplanetnoise:

Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:06pm Gina Bacon:

Hey Andy!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:07pm bigplanetnoise:

One of the best labels from Western NY???
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:07pm Mailman Tom:

I saw Traffic perform at the Fillmore East back in April 1968!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:08pm bigplanetnoise:

Hey Mailman Tom - that is VERY cool. Was that first or second album time?
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:09pm bigplanetnoise:

Here's that single version with the crazy Neil Young solo! So much wylder than the more common LP version!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:10pm Mailman Tom:

It was during their 2nd album time.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:11pm bigplanetnoise:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:11pm Rich in NC:

Hello all,. Great start Bob and Gina
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:11pm bigplanetnoise:

Hey Rich - thanks!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:12pm Gina Bacon:

Thanks, Rich...and howdy!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:12pm bigplanetnoise:

So - check this Byrds track. This is the single version. It's the ONLY place where you hear the shakers. They're NOT on the mono LP!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:13pm bigplanetnoise:

Something I missed when I did all the reissues.
  Mon. 4/2/18 8:15pm Andy R:

I can't remember when I last heard "My Girlfriend is a Witch," but man is it so great!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:16pm bigplanetnoise:

Michael Lloyd song, production and lead guitar...
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:16pm Mailman Tom:

Didn't October Country have a hit with a song titled, "October Country"?
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:18pm bigplanetnoise:

It was a single by them. I'm not sure about the hit-status though!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:18pm bigplanetnoise:

It was also recorded by Michael Lloyd with his band Smoke, on their amazing LP on Sidewalk.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:19pm bigplanetnoise:

Ron Asheton tone on that guitar.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:28pm Mailman Tom:

I think it bubbled under the Hot 100 for a week or two. It was played on NYC FM radio back in the day.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:30pm bigplanetnoise:

That's very cool. Now I want to do a bubbling-under show.
  Mon. 4/2/18 8:30pm Andy R:

OK, clear something up for me if you can. I've always been curious. Did they just dub his version over The Count Five's backing track?
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:31pm bigplanetnoise:

I don't think so, at least not in its entirety. There are parts that absolutely sound that they appear in both versions, but there's more new than old overall.. There. I think I just cleared up absolutely nothing for you.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:32pm bigplanetnoise:

Like that LOUD organ part.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:34pm bigplanetnoise:

Love the vocal in this.
  Mon. 4/2/18 8:34pm Andy R:

I think I like the mystery of that track's existence even more now.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:35pm bigplanetnoise:

You have the album? Mono is kind of tough.
  Mon. 4/2/18 8:38pm Andy R:

I do. I have a stereo copy of it. I bought it years ago...I think at an antique mall in the area. I love "Gimmie Little Sign" and was so happy to find it, but was thrown for a loop when I saw "Psychotic reaction" on the track list. I didn't know they shared a label till I got a 45 of Count Five's version maybe two years later.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:39pm bigplanetnoise:

Fiercest version EVER.
  Mon. 4/2/18 8:41pm Andy R:

That was a find at Lost and Found, they label 45s to note if they're from Nuggets. They've had a few of those roll through there lately.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:41pm bigplanetnoise:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:43pm Glynis GirlGroupGirl:

good Monday BPN Gina and folks
  🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:43pm Eargasm!:

Good evening! Great show! really dug hearing that Clouds track. Been a long time!
  Mon. 4/2/18 8:44pm Andy R:

Various titles from Nuggets 1--the box set version. I grabbed "Nobody But Me," and "Sit Down I Think I Love You" last time I was there. Sit Down is little rough, but Nobody sounds SO PERFECT! I also nabbed a "She's About A Mover" 45 there.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:45pm bigplanetnoise:

Lost & Found is such a cool store. Wild Honey is as well.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:46pm bigplanetnoise:

Howdy, Eargasm!!!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:47pm Gina Bacon:

Hey Glynis!! Happy Monday!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:47pm Gina Bacon:

Hey, Eargasm!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:47pm bigplanetnoise:

Hi GlynisGirlGroupGirlGroupGirlGroupGirl!
  Mon. 4/2/18 8:48pm Andy R:

I love them both. The Couple that runs Wild Honey are so sweet. I've found a few of my holy grail titles there. Last year on RSD I picked up some really clean Spanky and Our Gang LPs I was missing there.
  Mon. 4/2/18 8:48pm Andy R:

Hey, Glynis!!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:49pm bigplanetnoise:

It ain't cheap, but every record is immaculate at WH.
  Mon. 4/2/18 8:54pm Andy R:

Very true. Great spot to have in the area.
  Mon. 4/2/18 8:54pm Andy R:

Paul Revere and The Raiders are SUCH an underrated group.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:55pm bigplanetnoise:

Not in MY house!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:56pm bigplanetnoise:

I LOVE this version SOOOO much! Al Kooper on fuzz guitar.
  🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:56pm Eargasm!:

one of my all time favorite shows of yours
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:56pm Glynis GirlGroupGirl:

Paul Revere & The Raiders are my #1
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:56pm bigplanetnoise:

Thank you, Paul!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:57pm Glynis GirlGroupGirl:

I need this Tom Rush LP
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:57pm bigplanetnoise:

Didn't know it was your #1, GGGG!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:58pm bigplanetnoise:

I just recently found this beautiful mono copy right here in town.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 8:59pm Glynis GirlGroupGirl:

I think finding the Raiders car model sealed it. I have no idea where the model is right now. In an unopened box for the last two years, obviously.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:00pm bigplanetnoise:

You need to display that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:01pm Glynis GirlGroupGirl:

It needs some repairs. Miss Kitty used to try and sit in it when she was a kitten. She knocked poor Paul right outta his seat!
  Mon. 4/2/18 9:02pm Andy R:

I need more of the albums in Mono, only one I have in Mono is "Spirit Of '67" but I have most of the catalog in Stereo.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:02pm bigplanetnoise:

Poor Paul!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:02pm bigplanetnoise:

Always worth searching for those monos, Andy!!!
Avatar Mon. 4/2/18 9:03pm Daffodil2:

Hi, Gina & Bob! I'm SO late to the show... late supper because we were still full from all that ham and soda bread!! :)
  Mon. 4/2/18 9:03pm Rokko 733:

Garage Revival!!!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:03pm bigplanetnoise:

Hi Daffodil!!! Glad you made it!!!!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:04pm bigplanetnoise:

Hey Rokko! Yeah - we're sorta in that direction tonight!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:04pm Gina Bacon:

Welcome, Daffodil! Never too late!
Avatar Mon. 4/2/18 9:04pm Daffodil2:

I missed a lot of good ones! I'll have to listen to the archived show.
  🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:04pm Eargasm!:

Love this Denims record! This show is just roaring along!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:05pm bigplanetnoise:

Yes! I love it that Ichiban makes it SOOOO easy to hear the archived shows!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:05pm bigplanetnoise:

Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:06pm bigplanetnoise:

Thanks, Paul!!!
  Mon. 4/2/18 9:06pm Rokko 733:

revival garage, punk!!!!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:07pm bigplanetnoise:

We'll smooth things out a bit in the next set. We have some requests we gotta get to.
  🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:07pm Eargasm!:

Your foots been on the gas since the get go!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:08pm bigplanetnoise:

That's good, right?!?!?!?!!?
Avatar Mon. 4/2/18 9:08pm Daffodil2:

Hey, Bob, did you ever meet Lawrence, of the Denims? He sounds very mysterious.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:09pm bigplanetnoise:

I did not. In fact, I don't know much about them. Are you Googling, Daffodil?!?!?!?
Avatar Mon. 4/2/18 9:10pm Daffodil2:

Of course! Just read about Billy Gibbons, too!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:10pm bigplanetnoise:

Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:11pm bigplanetnoise:

GlynisGGG - is this your and Richard's first release?
  Mon. 4/2/18 9:14pm Rokko 733:

mi mente te lo agradece

( my mind thanks you)
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:14pm bigplanetnoise:

Awesome - thanks, Rokko!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:14pm Glynis GirlGroupGirl:

I wish! If I could play a B chord, maybe!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:15pm Gina Bacon:

Thanks, Rokko 733!
Avatar Mon. 4/2/18 9:19pm Daffodil2:

I agree, Gina! Monday IS the best night of the week!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:20pm Gina Bacon:

Ha! Thank you, Daffodil! (:
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:21pm bigplanetnoise:

Thanks guys!
  Mon. 4/2/18 9:23pm Andy R:

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE The Turtles!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:24pm bigplanetnoise:

Yeah - me too, Andy. This was a top ten song in Albany NY, way back when.
  Mon. 4/2/18 9:25pm Andy R:

That Singles CD set of The Turtles pretty much stayed in my car all year last year.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:26pm bigplanetnoise:

Doesn't get old.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:27pm bigplanetnoise:

Where's Snayle tonight? I have her request coming up next....
  Mon. 4/2/18 9:30pm Andy R:

I've never heard this Classics IV one before.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:31pm bigplanetnoise:

Has anyone ever seen a mono copy of the first Classics IV LP? Supposedly exists.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/2/18 9:31pm Alejandroool:

this Classics IV niiiiice
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:31pm Gina Bacon:

Glad you like it, Alejandroool, and welcome!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:31pm bigplanetnoise:

Thanks, Alejandroool!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:34pm bigplanetnoise:

stream-of-consciousness thought.... I just realized that the guys in Quicksilver Messenger Service must had this 45
  Mon. 4/2/18 9:36pm Mar:

Hey everyone! Better late than never....
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:36pm bigplanetnoise:

Well, hi!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:37pm Gina Bacon:

Hey, Mar!
  Mon. 4/2/18 9:37pm Mar:

  Mon. 4/2/18 9:38pm Mar:

Hi Gina!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:38pm bigplanetnoise:

Hang on for Linda Gayle.....
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:39pm bigplanetnoise:

recently described as 'Dolly Parton on acid'....
  🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:47pm Eargasm!:

Im so used to the Searchers version
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:47pm bigplanetnoise:

Ian & the Zodiacs is great, too. Tough to mess up a brilliant song like this...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:54pm Rich in NC:

Thanks for the party, see you all next week
  Mon. 4/2/18 9:54pm Andy R:

I love this Walker Brothers song!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:55pm bigplanetnoise:

Thanks for being with us, Rich! See you next week!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:55pm bigplanetnoise:

I kinda love every Walker Bros song these days. There was a time I didn't pay much attention....
  🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:55pm Eargasm!:

Knock out show as usual!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:56pm bigplanetnoise:

Thanks, Paul!!!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:56pm Gina Bacon:

Thanks, Paul!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:57pm Gina Bacon:

Last song!! Goodnight, everyone...thanks for hanging with us! I'm looking forward to next week already!
  Mon. 4/2/18 9:57pm Andy R:

I need to explore their catalog more.
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:57pm bigplanetnoise:

Thank you to everyone for listening and being with us! See you next Monday! My playlist is looking pretty weird already! And we love weird!!!!!
Avatar 🎃 Mon. 4/2/18 9:58pm Gina Bacon:

Weird is wonderful!
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