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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
plummet airline  it's hard   Options 7"  state  1977      0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
phil lynott  dear miss lonely hearts   Options solo in soho  warner bros  1980      0:02:45 (Pop‑up)
elton john  empty sky   Options empty sky  mca  1975  1975 release in the US, recorded in 1969    0:06:44 (Pop‑up)
the db's  change with the changing times   Options like this  irs  1987      0:15:06 (Pop‑up)
cindy bullens  trust me   Options 7"  casablanca  1979      0:17:55 (Pop‑up)
the bags  i know   Options 7"  stanton park  1989      0:21:22 (Pop‑up)
elvis costello  big tears   Options 7"  columbia  1979      0:23:58 (Pop‑up)
eyelids  it's about to go down   Options 7"  chunklet      *   0:34:53 (Pop‑up)
pig frenzy  i don't need you   Options 7"  spazz      *   0:37:10 (Pop‑up)
qlowski  golden boy   Options pure as fear 7" ep  maple death      *   0:40:10 (Pop‑up)
the higher state  ten clear petals   Options 7"  13 o'clock records      *   0:43:22 (Pop‑up)
so what  deep freeze   Options 7"  just add water      *   0:45:49 (Pop‑up)
priors  lonely mind   Options new pleasure  slovenly      *   0:54:15 (Pop‑up)
pill  fruit   Options soft hell  mexican summer      *   0:57:14 (Pop‑up)
rose ette  skin   Options ignore the feeling  rose ette    on bandcamp  *   1:01:31 (Pop‑up)
the fluid  big brother   Options roadmouth  sub pop  1989      1:04:35 (Pop‑up)
velvet starlings  no hard feelings   Options s/t ep  sound x 3      *   1:07:51 (Pop‑up)
savak  silhouettes   Options beg your pardon  ernest jenning record co.      *   1:17:12 (Pop‑up)
no lights  creatures   Options cassette ep  no lights    bandcamp it  *   1:19:32 (Pop‑up)
afraid of mice  that's not true   Options 7"  charisma  1982      1:22:53 (Pop‑up)
yachts  consequences   Options suffice to say: the complete yachts collection  cherry red  2018  orig 1980    1:25:40 (Pop‑up)
sun breaks  all on camera   Options all on camera  suicide squeeze      *   1:29:22 (Pop‑up)
grapetooth  hangover sq.   Options s/t  polyvinyl      *   1:41:58 (Pop‑up)
maxus  the higher you rise   Options s/t  warner bros  1981      1:45:47 (Pop‑up)
cold beat  love is a stranger   Options a simple reflection  dark entries    an album of Eurythmics covers!  *   1:49:29 (Pop‑up)
terry  oh helen   Options i'm terry  upset the rhythm      *   1:53:40 (Pop‑up)
cait brennan  just an old fashioned love song   Options va-white lace and promises: the songs of paul williams  curry cuts      *   1:57:36 (Pop‑up)
art d'ecco  joy   Options trespasser  paper bag      *   2:07:53 (Pop‑up)
sunshine & the rain  we'll figure it out   Options beneath the stars  ernest jenning record co.      *   2:11:36 (Pop‑up)
eyedress  cocaine sunday   Options sensitive g  lex records      *   2:15:58 (Pop‑up)
kool moe dee  i go to work   Options knowledge is king  jive  1989      2:18:43 (Pop‑up)
the world provider  ceo   Options old dreams ep  ting dun      *   2:23:19 (Pop‑up)
richard papiercuts  world and not-world (twisting the night)   Options twisting the night ep  ever/never        2:27:27 (Pop‑up)
gudrun gut  baby, i can drive my car   Options moment  monika      *   2:37:20 (Pop‑up)
art brut  awkward breakfast   Options wham! bang! pow! let's rock out  alcopop      *   2:40:09 (Pop‑up)
exit group  constant punishment   Options adverse habitat  castle face      *   2:43:15 (Pop‑up)
the chefs  24 hours   Options va-harmony in my head: uk power pop and new wave 1977-81  cherry red  2018  orig 1981    2:46:43 (Pop‑up)
robert johnson  wreck my mind   Options close personal friend  burger  1978  new reissue, orig 1978?    2:50:09 (Pop‑up)
little murders  dancing away   Options the best of little murders  off the hip    late '70s/early '80s Australian band; new collection  *   2:54:11 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

  9:01pm JakeGould:

  9:01pm John from Florham Park:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:06pm medson:

Good evening
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08pm efd:

hi everyone! Nice to see you hear tonight.
  9:09pm Ben:

This Elton John kid sounds pretty good. He might have a career ahead of him...
Avatar 9:09pm Dr. Goot:

Hello! Nice EJ tune, great set so far!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14pm efd:

Thanks Dr. Goot!

I don't know, Ben, I think he might need a few more albums under his belt.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22pm listener 126464:

i forgot about that cindy. thanks efd
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27pm listener 126464:

also thanks for pop rocks segment on wake and bake for svt/heart of stone a couple weeks ago
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27pm Tommy in Neversink:

As famous as Elvis Costello is , he's not famous enough.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:29pm Tommy in Neversink:

The entire Taking Liberties album is excellent ...a masterpiece
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:31pm Tommy in Neversink:

But Get Happy is even more of a masterpiece.....OK enough about EC
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:35pm efd:

I've no objection to Elvis Costello talk!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:37pm Barkevious Shabazz:

That Eyelids was great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:39pm Barkevious Shabazz:

And Schizophonic is a great label name.
Avatar 9:40pm Dr. Goot:

I believe that EC track features Mick Jones (Clash) on guit.
  9:41pm SeanG:

sounding good efd!
  9:44pm JakeGould:

@Dr.Goot: You are correct! www.elviscostello.info...
  9:49pm Ross T.:

Taking Liberties, Get Happy, Trust...when Elvis was king!
Avatar 9:51pm Dr. Goot:

@JG: Ha! I believe he recorded with Jimmy Cliff on this # as well - youtu.be...
  9:58pm yippie:

I first heard that Phil Lynot record in generation record basement on Thompson street
  9:59pm ?:

In late. This Years Model
Avatar 9:59pm RobinSays:

I like Pill. You've played them before,Evan? I wonder if they're concerned with being confused with Public Image Limited?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00pm Aitch:

Me in late
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02pm efd:

I think that might be the first time I've played Pill
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02pm efd:

they were on Marty McSorley's show last year
  10:03pm sunisthedrug:

Thanks for playing that Pill song ❤️
Avatar 10:03pm RobinSays:

Oh, ok. I have the feeling I heard them recently. Maybe Joe Belock's show or someone else...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:07pm efd:

they've definitely been getting played on other shows
  10:07pm Chris:

FLUID! An homage to Cheri Pi's Voivod.
Avatar 10:12pm twinoak170:

Good evening efd and all!
  10:15pm Johnzon:

don't tell me what Im not obligated to do! -obligatory comment
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:15pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Whatever happened to the walking, talking cringe inducing commenter, Cheri? She was a goddam treasure.
Avatar 10:18pm RobinSays:

Is Alejandro Escovedo in Savak? The singer sure sounds like him.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:22pm efd:

@RobinSays nope, Savak are sin Escovedo
  10:23pm steveL:

No Lights turn me on. Get it? They really do.
Avatar 10:23pm RobinSays:

Ah, yo comprendio:)
  10:24pm steveL:

That was a very strange yet successful segue.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:24pm efd:

I was thinking the same thing, SteveL. I'm glad you agree! :)
  10:26pm steveL:

It might be tough to verbalize why it (the segue) worked, which might be why it worked. Woah.
  10:41pm Jeff formerly from Rahway:

Hiya efd & everyone tuned in!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:42pm efd:

hiya Jeff!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:48pm Barkevious Shabazz:

What are Ambrosia up to these days?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:50pm efd:

I'm sure I have no idea
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:59pm Barkevious Shabazz:

While Maxus have no Wiki page, I did learn that they do have 3 Dog Night connection.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:00pm efd:

do tell!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:01pm Barkevious Shabazz:

One of their members toured with em on vocals!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:08pm efd:

thanks for the timely info!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:09pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Carin' and sharin'.
Avatar 11:25pm Aharon:

I'm so tired of DJs segueing from Kool Moe Dee into TWP. Shake things up a little!

Two great songs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:28pm efd:

right? so played out!
Avatar 11:29pm twinoak170:

I heard this for the first time last night, so good!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:30pm efd:

this richard papiercuts is loaded with WFMU DJs past and present!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:56pm DouglasInDallas:

Holy Moly that Robert Johnson wrecked my mind!
Avatar 11:57pm twinoak170:

Great show Evan. Thank you
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