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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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Options June 19, 2019: free to play what I want (and that includes more Kansas City record store finds!)

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
austin roberts  one word   Options the last thing on my mind  chelsea  1973      0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
leif garrett  gimme gimme good lovin'   Options can't explain  scotti bros  1980      0:03:33 (Pop‑up)
cub koda & the points  gettin' wild tonight   Options s/t  baron  1980      0:06:40 (Pop‑up)
hyts  backstabber   Options s/t  gold mountain  1983      0:10:56 (Pop‑up)
rafael cameron  funtown u.s.a.   Options 7"  salsoul  1981      0:14:18 (Pop‑up)
total coelo  i eat cannibals (extended version - part 1)   Options 12"  chrysalis  1983      0:18:18 (Pop‑up)
classix nouveaux  nasty little green men   Options 7"  liberty   1980      0:24:49 (Pop‑up)
 
long hots  nickel & dime   Options 7"  third man      *   0:39:07 (Pop‑up)
red channel  demons   Options 7" ep  upset! the rhythm      *   0:42:26 (Pop‑up)
bruised  arrow of disease   Options 7"`  randy      *   0:44:41 (Pop‑up)
tandoori knights  temple of boom   Options 7"  slovenly      *   0:46:49 (Pop‑up)
the anemic boyfriends  fake i.d.   Options 7"  hozac    orig 1981; new reissue!  *   0:49:18 (Pop‑up)
 
daddy longlegs  mornin' noon & nite   Options lowdown ways  yep roc      *   0:57:55 (Pop‑up)
flat worms  shouting at the wall   Options into the iris  drag city      *   1:00:59 (Pop‑up)
team dresch  your hands my pockets   Options single  jealous butcher    it's on bandcamp!  *   1:04:07 (Pop‑up)
nun  wake in fright   Options the dome  hozac      *   1:07:07 (Pop‑up)
ranch house  another computer   Options second story  ranch house    on bandcamp  *   1:13:12 (Pop‑up)
 
big quiet  fields   Options interesting times  unblinking ear      *   1:21:14 (Pop‑up)
the insomniacs  the world disappears   Options wake up!  estrus  1995      1:23:59 (Pop‑up)
wreckless eric  tiny house   Options transience  southern domestic      *   1:27:55 (Pop‑up)
the dandy warhols  motor city steel   Options why you so crazy  dine alone      *   1:30:10 (Pop‑up)
private anarchy  always / there's someone here   Options central planning  round bale recordings      *   1:33:01 (Pop‑up)
 
control top  office rage   Options covert contracts  get better    get it!  *   1:44:20 (Pop‑up)
ex hex  good times   Options it's real  merge      *   1:46:46 (Pop‑up)
lucille furs  first. do no harm   Options another land  rput      *   1:49:35 (Pop‑up)
killing joke  eighties   Options 12"  eg  1984      1:52:59 (Pop‑up)
freeloader  will it go round in circles   Options the path of least resistance  rum bar    It's another new record from Nat Freedberg of the Upper Crust! With Jim Janota (Jackie Kickassis) on drums!  *   1:56:52 (Pop‑up)
 
garcia peoples  feel so great   Options natural facts  beyond beyond is beyond      *   2:08:16 (Pop‑up)
wire train  skills of summer   Options between two words  415/columbia  1985      2:12:41 (Pop‑up)
from carbon  petty tom   Options existence  from carbon    I hate the title of this song, but I like the song  *   2:16:36 (Pop‑up)
peter perrett  war plan red   Options humanworld  domino      *   2:20:05 (Pop‑up)
death and vanilla  mercier   Options are you a dreamer?  fire      *   2:23:44 (Pop‑up)
jacco gardner  levania   Options somnium  polyvinyl  2018      2:28:02 (Pop‑up)
 
mattiel  je ne me connais pas   Options satis factory  ato records      *   2:37:02 (Pop‑up)
the piggies  jungleman   Options something to chew on  sparkle time      *   2:39:52 (Pop‑up)
the dictators  teengenerate   Options go girl crazy  epic  1975      2:42:32 (Pop‑up)
the hollywood stars  all the kids on the street   Options sound city  burger    orig 1976, unreleased until now  *   2:45:55 (Pop‑up)
tank  fast train   Options va-all the young droogs: 60 juvenile delinquent wrecks  rpm  2019  orig 1973    2:49:13 (Pop‑up)
king gizzard & the lizard wizard  boogieman sam   Options fishing for fishies  ato records      *   2:51:09 (Pop‑up)
french vanilla  protective   Options how am i not myself?  danger collective      *   2:55:38 (Pop‑up)
 

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01pm Aitch:

Hi EFD and listeners
  9:03pm phillippe bastille:

hey efd and everyone!
  9:05pm Figgsrock:

I’m downloading and installing the latest Windows 10 update into my laptop so. EFD, I will be here for the entire night.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:06pm efd:

oh boy, you have my sympathies Figgsrock! Greetings all!
Avatar 9:08pm JakeGould:

Woo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12pm chris_in_space:

Greetings Funkstituents, @efd. It's great to be here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14pm 23 Wolves:

Oooooh, so hot and heavy!
Avatar 9:14pm CC:

You never disappoint E.F.D..!...get it on brother!!!...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14pm chris_in_space:

Hyts lead guitar sounds like textbook Strat with a humbucker
  9:21pm phillippe bastille:

one cannibal looks at another and says "I dont really like my mother-in-law" and the other says "that's ok, just eat your vegetables"
  9:21pm Joe R.:

I'm embarrassed to admit I remembered this song (and the artist) just from the first few notes before the vocals kicked in
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Have not heard the cannibals song in quite a while.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23pm efd:

haha, that's not embarrassing Joe R., that's awesome!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28pm Aitch:

Some shockers so far! Sounds like Nick the Bard programming.
  9:31pm BH:

I Eat Cannibals, part 2: for those of you who were a bit unclear about the song topic after listening to part 1
Avatar 9:32pm CC:

I kind of dig David Brombergs version of Kansas City off of Wanted Dead or Alive!?!...
Avatar 9:33pm JakeGould:

I Eat Cannibals (Part 1) ’19 (Dimitri from Paris Extended Remix)
Avatar 9:34pm CC:

Kewl!!!... I never knew that!!...
Avatar 9:34pm Pen:

man i can't believe i thought the playlist was manually coded in html.. I really thought that!
  9:35pm BH:

it's a little cruel to make the HTML guy stick around 24/7 to type the HTML for each playlist as it comes in.. but sometimes you have to sacrifice
  9:35pm Joshua:

Gold Mountain records was the label of one Danny Goldberg
  9:36pm Figgsrock:

Gold Mountain was run by Danny Goldberg, and the artist whose music we played the most in my 80s radio days on that label was Bruce Cockburn.
Avatar 9:36pm Pen:

I'm into this nerdy appreciation for being the first before auto-complete.
Avatar 9:37pm CC:

Pretty boy!!!...hehehe...
  9:37pm Figgsrock:

Don’t forget “I Was Made For Dancing” from Mr. Garrett!
Avatar 9:37pm JakeGould:

Leif Garrett was the Justin Beiber of the 1970s and is now the Axl Rose of the 2010s. www.gstatic.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:39pm medson:

Am I wrong for remembering that Leif Garrett played a bratty kid/star on an episode of CHiPS?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:40pm efd:

that seems extremely likely, medson
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41pm Chop Scott:

Leif Garret was a young son in the 1970's "Walking Tall".
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:42pm Aitch:

LG the poor-man's Sean Cassidy
  9:42pm Thomas:

CHiPS Season 3 Episode 2: Jon lets troubled popstar Jimmy Tyler (Leif Garrett) stay at his apartment.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:43pm efd:

@Aitch that is EXACTLY how I think of him!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:43pm medson:

@Thomas thanks and oh boy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44pm Aitch:

And that's very poor indeed EFD!
  9:46pm Thomas:

@medson Wikipedia has some of the most useless info ever. Leif Garrett appearance on CHiPS is up there in useless...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:48pm Chop Scott:

Devil Times Five as a child as well...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:49pm efd:

where is he now is the question!
  9:50pm Thomas:

It's Shaun Cassidy, not Sean. I am both proud and embarrassed that I knew that.
Avatar 9:50pm CC:

There's a whole lot of things you can search at WFMU that don't even show up on YouTube..!... and a whole lot more if you kept track from the past!!!!...
  9:51pm Thomas:

Fake ID is my new favorite song of all time
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51pm chris_in_space:

Good lord, what a smokin' set @efd!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51pm Aitch:

Life Garret singing Smells like Teen Spirit with The Melvins? And there I was thinking he only did Runaround Sue? www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52pm dinatekno:

What a awesome setlist! I must obtain the anemic boyfriends!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:54pm dinatekno:

Leif Garrett was THE #1 pinup in Tiger Beat and 16 magazines for years before Shaun Cassidy hit the scene. I know - I still have most of my memorabilia - and I am NOT embarrassed to say that. LOL!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56pm Aitch:

But Shaun Cassidy was the poor-mans David Cassidy...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58pm crateslinger:

I showed my wife that pic. Her first guess was Axel Rose and when I told her it was LG, she was broken-hearted. I have finally killed her first love. Thank you Jake Gould @9:37.
  9:58pm battleaxe:

My niece lives in AZ. AZ id cards are now good until the holder turns 65! Therefore, my nieces id is good for 45 years. No joke.
Avatar 9:58pm CC:

Groovy tune!!!...
  9:59pm Ajax:

I have to agree, that Fake ID single is incredible.
Avatar 10:01pm herb.nyc:

Tuning in now, after wnyc's Fresh Air w "when they see us" director. I need some uplift- thank you Evan. Glug, I missed "fake ID". But not the Air Horn.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:01pm efd:

I need to get Louise Disease on the phone
Avatar 10:09pm herb.nyc:

2 news bits -(1) archive of contemporary music has a sale, everyday until June 23, in TriBeCa (2) StubHub has $6 jawbox at bklyn steel June 22
Avatar 10:12pm JakeGould:

@crateslinger: Your welcome. I will now literally do a search for Kristy McNichol after I log out to bring balance to the 1970s teen crush universe… Wait I did it. She just aged graceful. Leif Garrett and Mason Reese are part of a club.
Avatar 10:15pm CC:

Shake 'it' down!!!...
  10:18pm North Mankato Fishead:

That was in believable
Avatar 10:22pm CC:

You might get accused of some kind of Paola you better watch out!!!...hehehe...
Avatar 10:23pm CC:

Typical garage Punk right!?!...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:23pm efd:

Paul Bruno couldn't afford me.
Avatar 10:24pm CC:

Hehehe!!!!...
Avatar 10:26pm CC:

That song should be called 'timeless'..!..
Avatar 10:31pm CC:

The best DJs in the world always have a sense of what is timeless, you know???...
Avatar 10:38pm CC:

Crazy baby!!!...
Avatar 10:40pm CC:

What was that record store in Kansas City by the way???
Avatar 10:43pm CC:

Tomorrow is the longest day of the year...don't forget!!!...
  10:43pm TheoC in Sharon CT:

Mr. Funk... you’re the dunk... nice basket
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:45pm Aitch:

Or shortest down(under) here, but solstice actually the 22nd this year.
Avatar 10:45pm CC:

Pure energy!!!...
Avatar 10:49pm CC:

You don't have to tell me if you don't want to Evan...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:50pm efd:

@CC, I went to three stores in KC: Josey, Mills, and Revolution
Avatar 10:51pm CC:

I see...thank you...!!!...
Avatar 10:53pm CC:

Have you ever been to Tulsa Oklahoma?!?...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:53pm rebeldiva:

KILLING JOKE!!!! YES!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:54pm efd:

I have not!
  10:54pm TheNewLexGofer:

Mighty Killing Joke!
  10:54pm steveL:

Oh. Come as you Are was based on aKilling Joke riff.
  10:54pm BH:

"Eighties" by Killing Joke would not make for very intimidating music when somebody enters a baseball game as a pitcher
Avatar 10:54pm CC:

If you could afford it would be a nice vacation!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:55pm PigeonsAndRust:

Thanks for announcing the Wreckless Eric concert. It's local to me and I had no idea. I'll announce it on our little radio station too! I saw him about five years ago at a different venue in Kingston and it was flat out awesome!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:55pm efd:

@Pigeons awesome, thanks for letting me know!
Avatar 10:58pm CC:

Oh yeah..!..
  10:58pm TheNewLexGofer:

Billy Preston!?! But better!
Avatar 11:00pm CC:

Freddy and the freeloaders
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:03pm Parq:

And then there are those who pronounce it like it has one syllable -- "or'nge'.
Avatar 11:04pm CC:

nothing wrong with great cover song...
  11:05pm sunisthedrug:

Slaying me tonight efd!!! Thank you!!!
Avatar 11:06pm CC:

I have to admit I've never been to Kansas City...
  11:07pm TheNewLexGofer:

Sweet Maria...
Avatar 11:13pm CC:

I also have to admit that all the time I lived down in Georgia I never been to Muscle Shoals Alabama either!!!..
Avatar 11:17pm CC:

I've only ever been through Tulsa... I never got to stop and look at the record stores... wish I would have...etc..:)O(:...
Avatar 11:21pm CC:

BTW... everything sounds pretty damn timeless to me!!!...cheerz baby!!...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:22pm efd:

glad you're enjoying it, CC!
Avatar 11:28pm CC:

No one can imagine how much!!!...
Avatar 11:32pm CC:

I was born on Groundhog's Day...1954.... I know what I'm talkin about!!!...:)0(:
  11:36pm Figgsrock:

That Wire Train Song took me back. I have to dig that out (I have a CD that has that album and In a Chamber as a twofer.)
Avatar 11:37pm CC:

I love Dave the Spaz!!!..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:40pm efd:

@Figgs I only really knew that one song that was on the radio later in the 80s.. "Should She Cry" or whatever it was called...?
  11:43pm TheNewLexGofer:

"Please Kill Me: An Uncensored Oral History of Punk," by Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain, has a lot of tasty Danny Fields stuff in it. Great read, if you're in the mood...
  11:45pm Figgsrock:

@efd Yeah, that was on the self-titled album from 1990. Was a definite alt/college chart hit at the time. My college station played the hell out of “Should She Cry.”
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:51pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Big ups for the other Anemic Boyfriends smasheroo, "Guys are not Proud." Remember it from High School. Elderly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:53pm efd:

@Barkevious that's the single I have at home! I need to dig it out and give it a listen, don't remember it at all anymore (also elderly).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:54pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Here's what you'll remember. They'll even do it with sheep! Subtle.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55pm efd:

haha, yes, that does ring a bell!
Avatar 12:04am CC:

Groovy!!!
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