Options Optical Sound with Mike Sin: Playlist from July 14, 2013 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 July 14, 2013: Fillin' in for Gaylord... and playing some songs that your ears will love to see.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Horace Silver  Acid, Pot or Pills   Options VA: Look into the Flower: Trip on Psychedelic Grooves with Blue Note  EMI  2008  CD  from 1971    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Sammy Davis Jr.  My Way   Options Something for Everyone  Motown  1970  LP      0:04:02 (Pop‑up)
Meters  9 'til 5   Options Look-Ka Py Py  Sundazed  1999  CD  1970    0:07:32 (Pop‑up)
Spooky Tooth  Waitin' For the Wind   Options Spooky Two  Repertoire  2005  CD  1969.
  0:10:12 (Pop‑up)
Leaf Hound  Sad Road to the Sea   Options Growers of Mushroom  Repertoire  2005  CD  1971    0:14:37 (Pop‑up)
Erik  Be Off Man   Options Look Where I Am  Vanguard  1968  LP      0:17:46 (Pop‑up)
Cressida  Lights In My Mind   Options Cressida  Vertigo  1970  LP      0:19:51 (Pop‑up)
Undisputed Truth  Superstar (Remember How You Got Where You Are)   Options Face to Face with the Truth  Gordy  1971  LP      0:22:31 (Pop‑up)
Good Rats  My Back is Achin' (And My Mind is No Better)   Options The Good Rats  One Way  1994  CD  1969. RIP Peppi Marchello    0:25:26 (Pop‑up)
Aphrodite's Child  Magic Mirror   Options The Singles +  BR Music  2003  CD box set  1969    0:28:10 (Pop‑up)
Bee Gees  I'll Know What to Do   Options Morning of My Life: The Best of 1965-66  Festival  2013  CD  1966  *   0:41:29 (Pop‑up)
Lords  Four O'Clock in New York   Options Singles, Hits & Raritaten  Bear Family  2001  CD  1968    0:43:46 (Pop‑up)
Bobby Goldsboro  Little Things   Options Absolutely the Best  Fuel 2000  2003  CD  1965    0:47:15 (Pop‑up)
Dino, Desi & Billy  Everything I Do is For You   Options The Rebel Kind: The Best of Dino, Desi & Billy  Sundazed  1996  CD  1966    0:49:33 (Pop‑up)
DeFranco Family  Gorilla   Options The DeFranco Family featuring Tony DeFranco  20th Century  1973  LP      0:51:58 (Pop‑up)
Choir  I Only Did It Cause I Felt So Lonely   Options Choir Practice  Sundazed  1994  CD  1967    0:54:50 (Pop‑up)
Philamore Lincoln  Lazy Good For Nothin'   Options The North Wind Blew South  Grapefruit  2010  CD  1970    0:57:05 (Pop‑up)
Hackamore Brick  Searchin'   Options One Kiss Leads to Another  Mr. Nobody    CD  1971. Non-LP b-side on CD reissue. Playing live on Terre T's show on Saturday, 7/27.    0:59:29 (Pop‑up)
Dean Ford and the Gaylords  That Lonely Feeling   Options VA: Fading Yellow, Vol. 1 - Timeless Pop-Sike & Other Delights 1965-69  Flower Machine  2002  CD  1966    1:03:00 (Pop‑up)
The Above  The Girl With the Peacock Tattoo   Options   Castile  2013  7"  Playing Maxwell's on Thursday, 7/18 with Twin Guns.  *   1:05:33 (Pop‑up)
Cupid's Inspiration  Dream   Options VA: Voyage Through the Sugarcube  Paranoid  1998  CD  1968    1:20:30 (Pop‑up)
Os Mutantes  Algo Mais   Options Mutantes  Omplatten  1999  CD  1969    1:23:41 (Pop‑up)
Outsiders  Haunted By Your Love   Options VA: I Gotta Be Me: 20 Garage Missiles from the USA, Who Needs Tomorrow Vol. 2  Psychic Circle  2008  CD  1968    1:26:13 (Pop‑up)
Eire Apparent  Yes I Need Someone   Options VA: Speaking My Mind - New Rubble Volume 5  Past & Present  2005  CD  1969    1:28:56 (Pop‑up)
Twin Guns  The Eternal War Between Good & Evil   Options Sweet Dreams  Twin Guns Music  2013  LP  Playing Maxwell's on Thursday, 7/18 with the Above.
*   1:32:05 (Pop‑up)
Calum Bryce  Love-Maker   Options VA: Incredible Sound Show Stories Vol. 4  Dig the Fuzz  1995  LP  1968    1:35:01 (Pop‑up)
Dani  La Machine   Options VA: The Beginner's Guide to French Pop  Nascente  2012  CD box set  1966. Happy Bastille Day, fine French listeners!  *   1:37:44 (Pop‑up)
July  To Be Free   Options July / The Second of July  MR    CD  1968    1:39:30 (Pop‑up)
Finder's Keepers  On The Beach   Options VA: The Rubble Collection, Vols. 1-10  Passport  2003  Boxed set  1968    1:42:26 (Pop‑up)
John E. Paul  I Wanna Know   Options VA: The Northern Soul Scene  Decca  1998  CD  1967    1:48:50 (Pop‑up)
Textones  I Can't Fight It   Options VA:The Chiswick Story  Ace  2013  CD box set  1980  *   1:51:08 (Pop‑up)
Linda Ronstadt  Girl's Talk   Options Mad Love  Asylum  1980  LP      1:54:05 (Pop‑up)
Direct Hits  The Old Curiosity Shop   Options The Magic Attic  Tangerine  1994  CD  1984    1:57:12 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:03pm fleep:

I'll be in the lobby til this blows over.
  5:06pm ?:

Hello Mike we are listening to you here in Brazil and loving your selection and beats!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:06pm fleep:

Much funkier, thank you.
Avatar 5:08pm SmokinJ:

Thrilled to be here! Thanks Mike!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:09pm Mike Sin:

Hey folks! Thanks for tuning in even though Gaylord is not here. I'm a little sweaty and a little boozed, so I'm just funkin' and mellowin' out just a bit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:22pm Chris in TX via RI:

Funkin' and mellowin' is just my kinda thing for a rainy Sunday afternoon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:25pm fleep:

Cool, dry and medicated here. Great flashback set.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:26pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, I heard Mike's in.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:28pm Stevel:

Saying it again: Many great fill ins. None better than Mike Sin.

Grooving in the heat.
  5:31pm rob steffens:

always great to hear Mike Sin on the air!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:37pm maestroso:

Saw the Good Rats many times back in the '70s. Whilst living in Hong Kong in the early '90s, a new mega-record store called KPS opened up; oddly enough, amongst their inventory was probably every Good Rats record made. Sadly, KPS is long gone...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:39pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- awlright! My Buddy Sin...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:47pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...'LittleThings' will always make me think of Alan Price showing Dylan the performer's moves in 'Don'tLookBack'...Pop *can* be Good...
  5:53pm Bluesman:

Ahhhh, music to cook the Sunday salmon and shellfish to.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:58pm Mike Sin:

Folks! Wish I could say thanks to all you personally on this comment board, but I just can't multitask all that well. Thanks to all commenting and listenin'
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:01pm Stevel:

Hackamore Brick. New to everyone else or just me? Nice stuff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:02pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...just keep playing great 'PowerPop' & '60sPunk'!!! Loves it.
  6:03pm Bluesman:

Mike, you just keep playing the hits and nothing but the hits!
  6:09pm Irene:

Totally loving' the show today, Mike!
  6:11pm Frank:

Tuned in just in time! Looking forward to the final hour.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:17pm davex:

Hi Mike! It's Rarit├Ąten ("rahr-ee-tay-ten")
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:20pm Stevel:

Cupid's Inspiration. Humble lads, they.

They DID have an eye on what rock & Roll means to so many.
  6:27pm KP:

Hey Mike. Everyone's here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:29pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Eire Apparent: Irishmen Produced by Hendrix?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:42pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

..& PsychPop - yeah - all that stuff...
  6:54pm KP:

Forgot about this one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:54pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Happy B-Day tomorrow, Linda Ronstadt!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:55pm pacific standard simon:

Wait, what?! I missed a whole show by mighty Mike Sin?! You snooze, you lose!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:56pm pacific standard simon:

And Roky Erikson.
  Swag For Life Member 6:58pm 12539:

Thanks for filling in, Mike!
  7:00pm andrew_jacobs:

  1:03pm John W:

Yeah, Mike Sin is turing it on! Second time I am listening to this show.
  1:32pm Robbie:

That Cupid's Inspiration song uses the same tune as Boiyce and Hart's "Steppin Stone"
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