Options Optical Sound with Mike Sin: Playlist from September 19, 2009 Options

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A sight for sore ears. Power pop, freakbeat, and psychedelic songs for all six senses.

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Options September 19, 2009: Filling in for Terre T! Keeping it fast and fun!

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Love  You Set the Scene   Options Forever Changes  Elektra / Rhino  2000  CD  from 1967. alternate mix!    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Knack  Let Me Out   Options Get the Knack  Capitol  2002  CD  from 1979!    0:06:49 (Pop‑up)
Hard-Ons  Rejected   Options Love is a Battlefield of Wounded Hearts  Taang!  1988  LP      0:08:58 (Pop‑up)
Starjets  Schooldays   Options VA: Starry Eyes: UK Pop II (1978-79)  Rhino  1993  CD  from 1979!    0:10:56 (Pop‑up)
Treble Boys  One Kiss   Options VA: Yellow Pills: Prefill  Numero  2005  CD box set  from 1979!    0:14:22 (Pop‑up)
Blackjax  Fooled By a Pretty Face   Options VA: You Only Get One Shot at the Big Time: Obscure Powerpop & Punk 1979-1985  Wizzard In Vinyl  2006  CD  actually from 1986!    0:16:56 (Pop‑up)
Rubinoos  Not Just Another Pretty Face   Options the basement tapes plus  Not Lame Archives  2000  CD  from their never-released 1979 album    0:19:36 (Pop‑up)
Cavedogs  Tayter Country   Options Joy Rides for Shut-Ins  Enigma  1991  CD      0:22:40 (Pop‑up)
Seventeen  Don't Let Go   Options VA: Shake Some Action, Vol.1 UK  Shake Some Action  2002  CD  from 1979! Welsh band pre-The Alarm with Mike Peters! This comp features powerpop, mod & new wave rarities from 1975-1986.    0:24:44 (Pop‑up)
Cheap Trick  Southern Girls   Options In Color.  Epic  1998  CD  originally from 1977! bonus track on CD reissue -- demo version!    0:28:18 (Pop‑up)
Dwight Twilley Band  I'm On Fire   Options VA: Poptopia!: Power Pop Classics of the '70s  Rhino  1997  CD  from 1976! Dwight kicks out a live version of this track in the early '80s here    0:31:16 (Pop‑up)
T.Rex  Solid Gold Easy Action   Options 20th Century Boy: The Ultimate Collection  Hip-O  2002  CD  from 1972.    0:34:22 (Pop‑up)
 
Big Star  Baby Strange   Options Nobody Can Dance  Norton  1999  CD  recorded live at Memphis' Overton Park in 1974    0:42:46 (Pop‑up)
Black Hollies  Gloomy Monday Morning   Options   Safety Meeting    7"  "I can't stop listening to this great single!" - Mike Sin. Check out the info on the forthcoming album "Softly Towards the Light" HERE  *   0:46:06 (Pop‑up)
5 a.m. Event  Hungry   Options VA: Freakbeat Freakout  Sequel  1997  CD  from 1966. a cover of a Paul Revere & the Raiders' track!    0:49:17 (Pop‑up)
Dirty Knees  Thing In "E"   Options Aural Sensations  Umbrella  2003  CD  a cover of a 1968 Savage Resurrection track.    0:51:36 (Pop‑up)
Woggles  Something To Believe In   Options Get Tough!  Telstar  1997  CD      0:54:44 (Pop‑up)
Roosters  One of These Days   Options VA: Pebbles Vol. 8: Southern California 1  Archive International  1996  CD  from 1966!    0:57:14 (Pop‑up)
 
Jonny Chan & the New Dynasty 6  All About Me   Options I Hate You Baby!  Sound Camera    CD box set    *   1:07:24 (Pop‑up)
Ugly Ducklings  Nothin'   Options VA: Nuggets II - Original Artyfacts from the British Empire and Beyond 1964-1969  Rhino  2001  Boxed set  1966! Toronto!    1:11:04 (Pop‑up)
Demands  Girl Up On the High Wire   Options High Wire  Deep Eddy    CD    *   1:13:26 (Pop‑up)
Robbie Peters  She Does Everything For Me   Options VA: Hot Generation! 1960s Punk from Down Under  Big Beat  2002  CD  from 1968!    1:15:43 (Pop‑up)
La De Da's  Don't You Stand In My Way   Options VA: Wild Things Volume 1: Wyld Kiwi Garage 1966-1969  Flying Nun  1992  CD  1966! New Zealand!    1:17:42 (Pop‑up)
Georgie Fame  Somebody Stole My Thunder   Options VA: Blow Up A Go-Go!: Dancefloor Classics From The Legendary Blow Up Club  V2    CD  from 1969!    1:19:50 (Pop‑up)
Don Fardon  I'm Alive   Options VA: Le Beat Bespoke Vol 1 -- Tailor Made Cuts  Sanctuary  2004  CD  from 1969!    1:22:44 (Pop‑up)
Bob Seger System  Ramblin' Gamblin' Man   Options Ramblin' Gamblin' Man  Capitol  1968  LP  A really vintage television clip here    1:25:09 (Pop‑up)
Reigning Sound  Stick Up For Me   Options Love and Curses  In the Red    CD    *   1:27:20 (Pop‑up)
Serge et Christine  Marilyn   Options VA: Some Songs Stuck In My Mind  Crazy Apple Boutique  2007  CD  1969! Belgium!    1:30:32 (Pop‑up)
 
Los Ros  Yeah!   Options VA: Sensacional Soul Vol.2 - 32 Groovy Spanish Soul & Funk Stompers 1965-1972  Vampisoul    CD box set    *   1:43:41 (Pop‑up)
Plastic Penny  Your Way To Tell Me To Go   Options VA: Modesty Blaise No.1  Past & Present    CD  from 1969. Originally appeared on an LP called "Currency"  *   1:45:46 (Pop‑up)
West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band  'Scuse Me, Miss Rose   Options Part One  Sundazed  2001  CD  originally released in 1967 on Reprise!    1:48:19 (Pop‑up)
13th Floor Elevators  Reverberation   Options Sign of the 3-Eyed Men  International Artists    Boxed set  1967. acetate version! From the new 10-CD box set!  *   1:51:14 (Pop‑up)
Jim Carroll  I Want the Angel (live)   Options Runaway EP  Kill Rock Stars  2000  CD  recorded live in 1998. RIP Jim -- you will be missed!    1:54:06 (Pop‑up)
 
Brimstones  Damaging My Calm   Options Live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic on WFMU, 10/28/06    2006    Check out the entire set here    2:10:35 (Pop‑up)
High School Sweethearts  Honeymoon City   Options Passing Notes  Get Hip  1999  CD      2:13:07 (Pop‑up)
Public Image Ltd.  Public Image   Options The Greatest Hits, So Far  Virgin  1990  CD  from 1979! some video here    2:14:57 (Pop‑up)
Fully Automatic Universe  Jury's Out   Options Off  self released    CD    *   2:17:49 (Pop‑up)
Hobbits  Artificial Face   Options VA: Artificial Faces - Mutant Freak-a-delic Sounds for the Now Psych Generation!  Crazy Apple Boutique    CD  originally 1968 on Decca!  *   2:21:32 (Pop‑up)
Sheridan & Rick Price  Lightning Never Strikes   Options VA: Sometimes I Wonder - The Psychedelic Pop Sound of President  President  2004  CD  from 1970. Rick Price (from the Move at the time) working with Mike Sheridan in a side project.    2:24:03 (Pop‑up)
 
 
Bobby Graham tribute! R.I.P.
Dave Berry  Don't Gimme No Lip, Child   Options VA: The R&B Scene  Deram  1998  CD  from 1964!    2:37:51 (Pop‑up)
Joe Cocker  I'll Cry Instead   Options VA: The Beat Scene  Deram  1998  CD  from 1964!    2:40:04 (Pop‑up)
First Gear  Leave My Kitten Alone   Options VA: Watch Your Step - The Beat Era Vol.1  Sequel  1990  CD  from 1964!    2:41:50 (Pop‑up)
Kinks  It's All Right   Options Kinda Kinks  Rhino  1988  CD  originally on a UK 7" on Pye from 1964 -- the b-side of "You Really Got Me"!    2:44:09 (Pop‑up)
Jimmy Page  She Just Satisfies   Options The Mickey Finn with Jimmy Page - Keep Moving!  nowhere men file  1997  CD  from 1965! A bonus track on a CD that rounds up all the Mickey Finn & the Blue Men tracks.    2:46:33 (Pop‑up)
 
Missing Links  Don't Give Me No Friction   Options Driving You Insane  Half a Cow  1999  CD  from 1966! Australia!    2:52:00 (Pop‑up)
Dukes Of Stratosphear  My Love Explodes   Options Chips From The Chocolate Fireball  Geffen  1987  CD  This CD compiles the 1985 EP "25 O'Clock" and the 1987 LP "Psonic Psunspot"    2:55:37 (Pop‑up)
 


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Listener comments!

  3:29pm Terre T:

Listenin on the iPhone--Fantastic stuff! What a great fill-in!
  3:34pm Cuz Jerry:

Mike...very cool playlist! So good to hear Trick's Southern Girls again! Sent out E to other cousins to tune -in today.
Jerry
  3:34pm kittykittymeowmixhead:

Is Terre T on Twitter?
  3:40pm Danne D:

A Terre T endorsement is good enough for me :)
  3:41pm Danne D:

Whooooohoooo Sue Perr!
  3:43pm kittykittymeowmixhead:

sorry maybe not appropriate timing
  3:44pm SmokinJ:

You be fuckin' rockin' Mikey!
  3:48pm David Shortell:

Remember when the Hard-Ons played with the Pussy Willows and Buzzcocks at City Gardens?
What an obscene bill that was.
  3:48pm kittykittymeowmixhead:

This playlist is giving me energy to do even the most despised chores!
  3:50pm Terre T:

Not on Twitter! I'm not witty enough!
  3:52pm SmokinJ:

Despised chores are best left as despised...
  3:53pm SmokinJ:

You're looking happy Terre..
  3:53pm Danne D:

I would endorse Twitte T

Great show, Mike!
  3:56pm kittykittymeowmixhead:

We just want to know your random thoughts and observations. Tweet Tweet!!!
  3:58pm kittykittymeowmixhead:

SmokinJ, these chores will remain despised for sure. But they're the ones I gotta get amped up before I can attempt. You know that scene in Pee Wee Herman's Big Adventure with the snakes? Yeah those. Love that scene btw. Best ever.
  4:01pm Danne D:

wOOOOhOOOO Therese!!!! :)
  4:06pm Pete in LA:

sue please keep therese away from the mic, thanks.
  4:10pm Pat in Philadelphia:

Sadly I'm working right now, but Mike's making work much more tolerable. I thought that Big Star Box was out already? I was going to try to pick it up this weekend.
  4:16pm Michael K.:

What a Treat! Great show Mikey & Sue !!
  4:21pm Danne D:

*hoping Therese has another fill-in spot line up soon* :)
  4:28pm Ralphine:

Did Don Fardon write "I'm Alive" or is he covering Tom Jones?
  4:28pm tomm:

I lost 20 pounds in two weeks on the Bob Seger System !
  4:39pm John W:

Rock on Mike!
  4:41pm Pick One:

Mike: GREAT show, playlist, insight, comments
Sue: GREAT comments, insight
Terese: Giggles, sounds like a 9 yr. old Frangry
  4:42pm terri s:

GREAT JOB, mike
  5:02pm Jumpy:

You sound great, Michael.
  5:03pm Jared:

Jim Carroll will return in the year 4445 ad. put that in wikipedia.
  5:07pm Jumpy:

I think Frank kicked Sonny & Cher off Reprise because Nancy S. thought they were "clowns." I could be wrong.
  5:17pm Joe M.:

Soundin' good, Mike! Enjoyiing the show!
  5:27pm Michael K.:

I hear piL might do some reunion shows, & while I Hate the 80's, if it Mr. Wobble & K. Levine, I think I'll PoP some PiLLs & go see it!!
  5:39pm grandpa:

who's the drummer? hearing not so good.
  5:43pm Bud Abbott:

No, what's the drummer! Who plays the base.
  5:45pm Cygone:

Mike...another FINE show. Catch you next time. How bout an Insomniac track on your next playlist.Love that band!
Cuz Jerry
  5:47pm grandpa:

what's the guy's name playing drums?
  5:48pm SueP:

Bobby Graham is the drummer!
  5:48pm Bud Abbott:

Exactly!
  5:50pm Michael K.:

Not Jason Bonham?
  5:54pm Danne D:

Thanks for a great show :)
  5:56pm Danne D:

Oh wow, Dukes, great way to wind things up :)
  10:01am Mike Sin:

To all who tuned in terrestrially and digitally -- I sincerely appreciate it. Thanx! I hope you enjoyed it. Special thanks to Terre T for offering me the fill-in spot, Sue Per for administering the accuplaylist, and DJ Therese for dropping by and adding some color commentary.
  12:27pm Bill Luther:

Cool stuff Mike, esp. the Bobbie Graham tribute and The Knack!
  12:32pm Ronnie Blueline:

who are the blackjax? got 2 find it. thanks for playing that great
  5:11pm jonny chan:

listening to it archived right now great stuff...you sound great too
  3:33pm Julie XO:

Fun Fun Fun and wow
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