Options Optical Sound with Mike Sin: Playlist from December 27, 2010 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 December 27, 2010: Filling in for Therese... as the Boxing Day blizzard blows through!

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Love  Love Is More Than Words Or Better Late Than Never   Options Out Here  MCA  1990  CD  from 1969.    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Curtis Mayfield  We Got To Have Peace   Options Roots  Rhino  1999  CD  from 1971. Check out an awesome live version from the BBC's "Old Grey Whistle Test" television show right HERE!    0:09:51 (Pop‑up)
Marvin Gaye  Purple Snowflakes   Options VA: A Christmas Present From Motown, Volume 1  Motown  2001  CD  From 1964    0:14:27 (Pop‑up)
Staple Singers  Who Took The Merry Out Of Christmas   Options Ultimate Staple Singers: A Family Affair 1955-1984  Ace  2004  CD box set  from 1970    0:18:24 (Pop‑up)
Steve Miller Band  Seasons   Options The Best of 1968-1973  Capitol  1990  CD  from 1969.    0:19:43 (Pop‑up)
Consortium  Copper Coloured Years   Options VA: Tea & Symphony - The English Baroque Sound 1967-1974  Castle  2007  CD  from 1970.    0:23:25 (Pop‑up)
Everly Brothers  Hard Hard Year   Options Two Yanks In England  Collector's Choice  2005  CD  from 1966. The Everly Bro-Fo's go to England and cut an album backed by the Hollies.    0:26:30 (Pop‑up)
Sight & Sound  Little Jackie Monday   Options VA: Let's Ride - Fairytales Can Come Come True, Volume 3  Psychic Circle  2008  CD  from 1968. featuring Rick Price (later of the Move) and Mike Sheridan.    0:28:53 (Pop‑up)
Rolling Stones  Salt Of The Earth   Options Beggar's Banquet  ABKCO  2002  CD  from 1968    0:31:11 (Pop‑up)
Real Kids  Better Be Good   Options The Real Kids  Norton  1991  CD  from 1978.    0:45:40 (Pop‑up)
Greenhornes  Need Your Love   Options ****  Thirdman  2010  CD    *   0:48:51 (Pop‑up)
Los Brincos  Nadie Te Quiere Ya   Options Contrabando  BMG  2001  CD  from 1968. Spain!    0:51:18 (Pop‑up)
Jinx  I Can't Go On Loving You   Options VA: Fort Worth Teen Scene, Volume Two  Norton  2004  CD  from 1967, but unreleased at that time.    0:53:45 (Pop‑up)
Rob Hoeke Rhythm & Blues Group  Rain Snow Misery   Options VA: The V-Lips Greatest Hits  Frizzbee  1985  LP  from 1966.    0:55:51 (Pop‑up)
Zephyrs  She's Lost You   Options VA: That Driving Beat, Volume 2  Past & Present  2001  CD  from 1965.    0:58:31 (Pop‑up)
Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band  Plastic Factory   Options Safe As Milk  Buddha  1999  CD  from 1967. RIP Don Van Vliet. Check out this clip of Don interviewed by David Letterman right HERE!    1:08:29 (Pop‑up)
Fut  Have You Heard the Word   Options In the Lap of the Gods and in the Hands of the Beatles  Wizardo  1975?  LP  from 1969 featuring Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees and the members of Tin Tin. This track ended up on numerous Beatles' bootlegs such as this one described as an unreleased Beatles' track.    1:11:28 (Pop‑up)
Drag Set  Day and Night   Options VA: Rare 60's Beat Treasures, Vol. 4  Gone Beat  1999  CD  from 1966    1:16:04 (Pop‑up)
Cilla Black  Step Inside Love   Options VA: The Songs Lennon and McCartney Gave Away  EMI  1979  LP  from 1968. Cilla does it live on her television show right over here! Yeah!    1:18:20 (Pop‑up)
Brian Wilson Shock Treatment  The Moons of Jupiter   Options Druid Time Lords  Slutfish  2010  CD    *   1:20:43 (Pop‑up)
Insomniacs  Get Better   Options Just Enjoy It  Screaming Apple  2011  LP  to be released in January 2011.  *   1:22:57 (Pop‑up)
Dentists  Strawberries Are Growing in My Garden (And It's Wintertime)   Options VA: Children of Nuggets - Original Artyfacts from the Second Psychedelic Era 1976-1996  Rhino  2005  CD box set  from 1985. A clip of the reformed band performing this track in 2010 is right over here!    1:25:52 (Pop‑up)
Bulldog Breed  When the Sun Stands Still   Options Made in England  Acme/Lion  2004  CD  from 1969    1:29:05 (Pop‑up)
Zir  Man Kiam   Options VA: Raks! Raks! Raks! 17 Golden Garage Nuggets from the Iranian '60s Scene  Raks  2009  CD  This track is essentially "I'm A Believer" in Persian.    1:31:42 (Pop‑up)
Who  Rael 1 & 2   Options The Who Sell Out (deluxe edition)  MCA  2009  CD box set  from 1967. Original mono mix.    1:46:22 (Pop‑up)
Twice As Much & Vashti  The Coldest Night of the Year   Options Sittin' On A Fence: The Immediate Anthology  Immediate  1999  CD  from 1968. Originally on the LP "That's All"    1:49:07 (Pop‑up)
Steve & the Board  Margot   Options ... and the Giggle Eyed Goo  Acension  2000  CD  from 1966. Australia! Steve Kipner later formed Tin Tin    1:52:25 (Pop‑up)
Sorrows  Gonna Find a Cave   Options The Sorrows  Sequel  1991  CD  from 1966, but unreleased at that time.    1:54:55 (Pop‑up)
Poets  Wooden Spoon   Options Scotland's No. 1 Group  Dynovox  2000  CD  from 1967.    1:57:21 (Pop‑up)
Jason Crest  King Of The Castle   Options Collected Works of Jason Crest  Wooden Hill  1998  CD  from 1968    2:06:53 (Pop‑up)
Les Fleur De Lys  Tick Tock   Options Reflections  Blueprint  1997  CD  from 1967    2:09:49 (Pop‑up)
Common People  Those Who Love   Options Of the People/By The People/For the People from the Common People  Acid Symposium  2006  CD  from 1969.    2:12:28 (Pop‑up)
Les Breastfeeders  Laisse Autant Le Vent Tout Emporter   Options Dejeuner Sur L'Herbe  Blow the Fuse  2004  CD      2:15:36 (Pop‑up)
Iggy Pop & James Williamson  Kill City   Options Kill City  Alive Naturalsound  2010  CD  originally released in 1977  *   2:18:20 (Pop‑up)
Diplomats of Solid Sound   I Can't Wait for Your Love (Pistol Allen)   Options What Goes Around Comes Around  Pravda  2010  CD    *   2:20:48 (Pop‑up)
Dog Rose  Fame and Fortune   Options VA: Mixed Up Minds Part 1 – Obscure Rock & Pop From The British Isles 1970 to 1973  Past & Present  2010  CD  from 1972  *   2:24:52 (Pop‑up)
Michael Lynch  Come What May   Options Come What May  Nanker  2010  CD-R  six-song CD EP!  *   2:27:35 (Pop‑up)
Village  Man in the Moon   Options VA: Electric Sugarcube Flashbacks - Rare British Brain Candies from the Psychedelic Sixties!!!  AIP  1993  CD  from 1969.    2:38:58 (Pop‑up)
Paul Jones  Free Me   Options Original Soundtrack: Privilege  Uni  1967  LP  Check out this awesome clip from the original movie right here!    2:43:08 (Pop‑up)
Magicians  Ladyfingers   Options An Invitation to Cry: The Best of The Magicians  Sundazed  1999  CD  from 1967    2:46:39 (Pop‑up)
'N Betweens   Girl, I Am Your Evil Witchman   Options VA: English Freakbeat, Volume 1  AIP  1992  CD  from 1966. This band later morphed into Slade.    2:49:14 (Pop‑up)
Maceys Window  It's Getting Harder   Options VA: Le Beat Bespoke 4 - 20 Tailor Made Cuts  Circle  2010  CD  from 1971  *   2:51:30 (Pop‑up)
Black Hollies  Gloomy Monday Morning   Options   Safety Meeting  2009  7"  Here's a clip of these freaky Jersey City dudes kicking out a stomping, super groovy live version of this track at "TT The Bear" in Cambridge, MA on 11/27/09 right here! hear!    2:53:57 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

  12:03am dan in Falls Church VA:

love the Love, is that Arthur himself playing those crazy guitar leads?
  12:16am EV Snow Princess:

I never heard this Marvin Gaye song- it's fab and so appropriate!
  12:34am coelacanth:

hi. just in from the snow. this is perfect.
  12:43am Blooze:

Hey Mike, I am with you on this snowy, blizzardy night!
  12:49am jackyk:

oh yea
  12:49am jackyk:

oh yea
  12:50am 10" Inches Of Wet Hard Snow:

Your show is so good!
  12:50am Blooze:

Greenhornes done gone freakbeat?
  12:53am coalhard:

i'm hoping for a sonic youth song--but no matter --i'm tuned in!!!
  1:05am 10" Inches Of Wet Hard Snow:

Thx 4 playing Rob Hoeke & Los Brincos! So goood! and Be safe tonite!
  1:22am EV Snow Princess:

This show is so hot it's melting the snow
  1:23am dan in Falls Church VA:

I really like this "Moons of Jupiter Track" but I'm afraid I find the band name disturbing, in poor taste, and hilarious.
  1:28am Blooze:

Was just picking through my CD archives and located Dentists comp. They rule. Probably bought this 7" while shopping with you, too!
  1:31am dan in Falls Church VA:

Breed! Yeh! I love 'em.
  1:32am dan in Falls Church VA:

Breed! Yeh! I love 'em.
  1:37am Julia:

Mike, thanks so much for this music. Really enjoying the show!
  1:37am dan in Falls Church VA:

I should stop repeating myself. I should stop repeating myself.
  1:38am dan in Falls Church VA:

I'm really enjoying the show too -- is there anyway I can get on an e-mail list so I can be apprised of your next sub slot, Mike Sin?
  2:12am Steve:

Mike, my favorite fill-in, which leads to the question; have you or will you ever have a regular show?
  2:21am dan in Falls Church VA:

That (Les Les Breastfeeders) was AWESOME!!!! Good question, Steve, is Mike paying attn to our praise & queries???
  2:24am Madi H:

Hanging on to the radio like a life preserver this season. Thanks Mike, outstanding show.
  2:24am DJ Terre T:

I love
  2:30am DJ Terre T:

My 2 fave Mikes: Sin & Lynch!
  2:33am Steve:

Yeah pop!
  2:41am DJ Terre T:

If u like LES BREASTFEEDERS check out their WFMU LIVE performance!
(They played live on my show February 19, 2005!)
And also Mike...
Nice story (& song) somehow involving yr polar fleece PJs!
  2:48am DJ Terre T:

I only the Patti Smith and Ricki Maiocchi version of this song SET ME FREE! Wow this is great! Now play Patti or Ricki's version! :)
  11:02am liz per:

Fine show, Mike! The Everly Bros/Hollies song was a revelation; the DJ patter was most excellent! Wish I coulda been there proddin'...
  11:05am sue french:

also liked the Cap. Beefheart and Zir; I fell asleep listening to the show, what a way to snuggle down!
  9:44am John W:

This show is the Purple Snowflake of the airwaves!
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