Options Optical Sound with Mike Sin: Playlist from January 11, 2014 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 January 11, 2014: Fillin' in for Terre T... Hop in, let's roll!

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Saints  Messin' with the Kid   Options (I'm) Stranded  Sire  1977  LP      0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Police  Nothing Achieving   Options Message in a Box: The Complete Recordings  A&M  1993  CD box set  1977. first single, with Henry Padovani on guitar    0:05:30 (Pop‑up)
Bad Sports  Washed Up   Options Bras  Dirtnap  2013  CD    *   0:07:17 (Pop‑up)
Translator  Necessary Spinning   Options Heartbeats and Triggers  CBS Records  1982  LP      0:09:44 (Pop‑up)
Phil Seymour  We Don't Get Along   Options Phil Seymour  Boardwalk Entertainment  1980  LP      0:13:26 (Pop‑up)
The Lines  Who Is Number One?   Options   Warped  1980  7"      0:16:08 (Pop‑up)
Untouchables  I Spy (For The FBI)   Options   Stiff Records  1985  7"      0:20:23 (Pop‑up)
The Selecter  On My Radio   Options VA: This Are Two Tone  Chrysalis  1983  LP  1979 single.    0:23:36 (Pop‑up)
Vibrators  Baby Baby   Options   Columbia  1977  7"      0:26:41 (Pop‑up)
Only Ones  City Of Fun   Options The Only Ones  Columbia    CD  1978    0:29:57 (Pop‑up)
Standells  All Fall Down   Options Try It  Sundazed Records  1994  CD  1967    0:40:39 (Pop‑up)
Music Machine  Double Yellow Line   Options   Original Sound  1966  7"      0:42:53 (Pop‑up)
Myddle Class  Don't Let Me Sleep Too Long   Options   Tomorrow  1967  7"      0:44:51 (Pop‑up)
Crazy Elephant  Higher And Higher   Options Crazy Elephant  Bell Records  1969  LP      0:48:15 (Pop‑up)
Mynah Birds  It's My Time   Options   V.I.P.  2012  7"  Originally recorded 1966    0:51:47 (Pop‑up)
Disraeli  What Will The New Day Bring   Options VA: Fading Yellow, Vol. 2 - 21 Course Smorgasbord of US Pop-Sike & Other Delights 1965-69  Flower Machine  2002  CD  1968    0:54:23 (Pop‑up)
Herman's Hermits  Just A Little Bit Better   Options   MGM  1965  7"  Thanks John!    0:57:26 (Pop‑up)
Soulmates with the Jetset  Bring Your Love Back Home   Options VA: The Sixties Lost & Found 1964-1969  See For Miles  1982  LP  1966    1:00:28 (Pop‑up)
The Crickets  Now Hear This   Options VA: Now Hear This! Garage & Beat from the Norman Petty Vaults  Big Beat  2007  CD  1965    1:03:37 (Pop‑up)
Los Sirex  Yo Grito   Options VA: Los Nuggetz: '60s Garage & Psych from Latin America  Rockbeat Records  2013  CD box set    *   1:05:46 (Pop‑up)
Gentrys  Cinnamon Girl   Options VA: Alice in Wonderland and Other Rainy Day Girls: The Great Lost Southern Popsike Trip  Charly  2013  CD  1970.  *   1:17:14 (Pop‑up)
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich  Mr. Soul   Options The BBC Sessions  BR Music  2008  CD  1968    1:19:27 (Pop‑up)
Atomic Forest  Mary Long   Options Obsession  Now Again Records  2011  CD  1977. India!    1:22:30 (Pop‑up)
Chubby Checker  Gypsy   Options Chequered  Sunbeam Records  2012  CD  1971. Bonus track on CD reissue of LP    1:26:11 (Pop‑up)
Wimple Winch  I Really Love You   Options Tales From The Sinking Ship  RPM  2009  CD  1966    1:31:11 (Pop‑up)
Les Fleur De Lys  Hold On   Options Reflections  Blueprint  1997  CD  1968    1:34:45 (Pop‑up)
The First Gear  Leave My Kitten Alone   Options VA: Freakbeat Freakout  Sequel Records  1997  CD  1964. Featuring Jimmy Page on guitar.    1:38:12 (Pop‑up)
Sons of Fred  Baby What You Want Me to Do   Options VA: R&B At Abbey Road 1963-1966  EMI  1998  CD  1966    1:40:32 (Pop‑up)
Billy Adams  Alone   Options VA: Diggin' Up Down Under  Elastic Cat  2010  CD  1965    1:42:56 (Pop‑up)
Brimstones  Get Around   Options   Onion Juice Records  2011  7"  Split 7" w/ The Improbables    1:44:41 (Pop‑up)
Everly Brothers  Glitter and Gold   Options In Our Image  Collectors' Choice  2005  CD  1966    1:57:54 (Pop‑up)
The Flame  See The Light   Options The Flame  Fallout    CD  1970. Featuring Blondie Chaplin and Ricky Fataar. Produced by Carl Wilson.    2:00:35 (Pop‑up)
Skyband  Bang! Ooh! Ya Got Me!   Options Skyband  RCA  1975  LP      2:03:30 (Pop‑up)
Jook  Everything I Do   Options Different Class  RPM  2005  CD  1978    2:07:12 (Pop‑up)
Twin Guns  Bloodline   Options Sweet Dreams  Twin Guns Music  2012  LP      2:10:13 (Pop‑up)
Black Hollies  Lunatic Influenza - Part III: PATH into the sun   Options Somewhere Between Here and Nowhere  Ernest Jenning Record Co.  2013  LP  playing Saturday Jan 18 @ Lot 13 in Bayonne, NJ (169 Ave E)  *   2:14:27 (Pop‑up)
Agnes Strange   Give Yourself A Chance   Options Strange Flavour  Rev-Ola    CD  1976    2:17:14 (Pop‑up)
The Fourmyula  If I Had The Time   Options Inside The Hutt: New Zealand's Pop-Psych Kingpins  RPM Records  2013  CD  1969  *   2:20:38 (Pop‑up)
The Buzz  You're Holding Me Down   Options VA: Real Life Permanent Dreams - A Cornucopia of British Psychedelia 1965-1970  Castle Music / Sanctuary  2007  CD box set  1966    2:24:03 (Pop‑up)
Holmes  Do It Politely   Options Get Tight With Holmes  Kid's Dominion  2002  CD      2:27:01 (Pop‑up)
Fleshtones  What You're Talking About   Options Wheel Of Talent  Yep Roc Records  2013  CD    *   2:39:31 (Pop‑up)
The Move  You'd Better Believe Me   Options The BBC Sessions  Strange Fruit    CD  1967    2:41:29 (Pop‑up)
Amboy Dukes  Who's Fooling Who   Options VA: She's A Heartbreaker: 20 Blue-Eyed Soul Stings, UK Floor Fillers Vol. 4  Psychic Circle  2008  CD  1967. From the UK -- NOT the Ted Nugent-led Detroit combo.    2:44:33 (Pop‑up)
Stylos  Head Over Heels   Options VA: Rare 60's Beat Treasures, Vol. 2  Gone Beat  1995  CD  1964    2:47:16 (Pop‑up)
Billy Ball and The Upsetters feat. Roosevelt Matthews  Tighten Up Tighter   Options VA: The Funky 16 Corners  Stones Throw  2001  CD  1968    2:48:58 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar 3:05pm Davee:

Hi Mike
Avatar 3:05pm Davee:

I wish I had a mini.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:05pm pacific standard simon:

Hooray! Mike Sin takin' names an' breakin' legs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:06pm pacific standard simon:

Only if you gots the legs for it.
Avatar 3:08pm On the Yazoo:

Ah'right.. "hear" we go!!
Avatar 3:08pm Davee:

2 left feet?
  3:08pm John Trembly:

Listening lively in Northern Michigan!
Avatar 3:08pm Davee:

Which leg of the journey are we on?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:08pm pacific standard simon:

Dance like you got a pair.
Avatar 3:09pm Davee:

Raining up there in MI?
  3:09pm John Trembly:

light snow right now
Avatar 3:09pm Joe B:

Hey Mike! soundin great!
Avatar 3:10pm Davee:

Pair of shoes?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:10pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Hello Mike & all Sin-ers. If nobody's minds, I'll take the ( Lennon?) Rolls. Great start
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:12pm pacific standard simon:

Yeah, I'd avoid the Yoko Ono rolls -- bad sushi.
Avatar 3:12pm DeemerDave:

Henri Padovani on guitar for the Police!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:12pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

Holy crap, rocking old Police. This is great. I've never heard this song.
Avatar 3:13pm Joe non Papa:

But who's in the Morris Mini? Pete Best?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:13pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Unless Mike runs out of material, this is shaping up to be a heck of a show this afternoon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:16pm braveness23:

B23 here! Happy Saturday everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:16pm Mike Sin:

Hi folks!!! Thanks for tuning in!
  3:18pm LovecraftDude888:

nothing but rain and 55 F. and fog today on L.I. (lame Island) urghh
  3:20pm Bluesman:

Even if today turned out to be sunny I think we'd all still have tuned in for Mike Sin!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:22pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...RollsRoyce reportedly not amused...'Whiter Shade of Pale' reoprtedly John's favorite on the way up if yer get my meaning...Julian in the Mini? I never heard about the Mini...I'd take a trip w/ Minnie Driver though...
Avatar 3:22pm Davee:

I agree; I would still be here; I've got radios all around the house . .. .do not want to miss anything.
Avatar 3:22pm DeemerDave:

Did The Lines come from Planet Claire?
Avatar 3:23pm Davee:

Dave's not here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:24pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...up in NewHampshuh this A.M. - slipperiest walk to work I care to remember - now melty & rainy & indeed foggy - a fine mist & a fine mess as well...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:24pm pacific standard simon:

We're being overrun (or run over) by Daves.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:25pm David L.B. is RRN63:

- yes he bluddy well is...
  3:26pm Listener Jumpy in Brooklyn:

Soundin' good.
Avatar 3:26pm Davee:

I prefer snow myself; it covers a multitude of sins.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:27pm David L.B. is RRN63:

...you can freaking >walk< in it...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:27pm Mike Sin:

Lennon's Rolls Royce. Harrison's Mini Cooper.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:29pm David L.B. is RRN63:

...George tagging after John like the early days...prob. the Mini they drove on their *1st* trip - when their dentist dropped it on them...
  3:31pm Pinto Bean:

Sideways rain and tornados from NC
FMU coming in loud and clear from the basement!
  3:33pm LovecraftDude888:

I think I'm in luv with Frangry and Michelle....don't tell anyone....anyway, weather fruity here as can be. Next I'm expecting four days of 1 F. next week followed by 90s....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:33pm David L.B. is RRN63:

!! Blessings on Thee Pinto Bean !!

...poo ! - Back to Werk w/ me - see ya @ the end...
  3:33pm LovecraftDude888:

The Selecter..used to make my pal Corn play that at Coney Island High back in the day....went over pretty well
  3:34pm SeanG:

Baby Baby Baby!
Avatar 3:34pm Davee:

Avatar 3:35pm fred:

Good afternoon Mike, nice hearing your show.
I don't care about that Lennon/Harrison comparison: to me Yoko Ono is the single best artist to have ever been associated with the Beatles, and she didn't even need them
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:36pm David L.B. is RRN63:

...love 'em all fred...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:36pm braveness23:

I guess I should come forward and let you know I am a Dave too... www.despair.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:37pm ChrisB.:

Hey, I have that Vibrators 7". Is yours a white label promo copy too? Can't imagine too many legit copies in circulation. Chartbuster it weren't.
Avatar 3:39pm Davee:

Welcome Dave and Dave and Dave and Dave!
  3:40pm Sissophonic Cheryl:

It's been too long since Mike Sin! I'm feeling better already.....
Avatar 3:41pm DeemerDave:

This comment board is Daveriffic!
Avatar 3:41pm fred:

@B23: I guess it's time for another Dave invasion then, I'll stand aside and cheer.
Avatar 3:41pm DeemerDave:

What a great set that was. I may listen to it again later.
  3:42pm Toddophonic:

I had my parents win me a copy of The Slider on The Seaside Heights Boardwalk when it came out!
  3:42pm LovecraftDude888:

God never heard of The Lines!! and I'm from LI....gheesh now that's an obscure band

hope to see you TERRE T fans over at the Crossroads in Garwood TONITE....CJ RAMONE/MENTAL DECAY/PLATINUM LOAD/ZED NEVER, DJ King of the Bop spinning tunes all damn nite long!! SEE YA THERE.
  3:45pm LovecraftDude888:

Hovercraft Dude is my alter ego....

....that's Garwood, NJ
Avatar 3:45pm dk:

i'm betting that's the first time anybody on fmu has described a police song as "pretty cool". bonus points for it actually BEING pretty cool.
Avatar 3:45pm DeemerDave:

Did not know that Copeland played rhythm guitar on Nothing Achieving. Thanks Mike!

great Phil Seymour track!
Avatar 3:48pm licoreish:

diggin' that swingin' steel DJ Mike Sin.
  3:49pm John W:

Thanks for brightening up this gloomy day with a rocking show. Can we hear Stairway to Heaven?
Avatar 3:50pm Joe B:

yeah! VU's opening act!
Avatar 3:51pm Sonny Rickles:

is this before Blues Project's version?
Avatar 3:52pm Mailman Tom:

Who was first with this tune, The Myddle Class or The Blues Project?
  3:53pm Ashley Morey:

Sounds great Mike! Black Hollies checking in from the road on our drive down to Philly for our show tonight. Loving it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:55pm pacific standard simon:

Heh. A Crazy Elephant song other than the obvious one.
  3:56pm Sissophonic Cheryl:

Wow! Introducing Todd & Cheryl to yet another song! Love Crazy Elephant, but neither of us know this one
Avatar 3:58pm Joe B:

I think blues project was first. al kooper was involved with myddle class somehow, not sure if as producer but he had something to do with them
Avatar 3:58pm Joe B:

Hey Cherylphonic!
Avatar 3:58pm the glowing one:

Boys Don't Cry because It's My Time ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:58pm Gaylord Fields:

Rick James + Neil Young = awesome!
  4:00pm johnk77:

  4:00pm John Trembly:

that Crazy Elephant track was killer, sounded like the Standells' "Try It"
  4:12pm Toddophonic:

It's Yo Grito by Los Sirex! Rookie mistake!
Avatar 4:16pm dale:

nice show mr deejay and guest! are los doltons on the los nuggetz set? they had a couple of muy bien songs.
  4:17pm Mike D:

Listening in Wellington NZ, great accompaniment to a Sunday morning
  4:19pm John W:

Damn! I was in the other room when you played the Herman Hermit's 45. Hi Adrian!
  4:20pm LovecraftDude888:

I think the Myddle class were from Montclair, Passaic or whatever.Bloomfield area. right opening for the VU haha!
  4:20pm sissophonic Cheryl:

You think Todd's bad on the playlist? Try living with him!
  4:21pm LovecraftDude888:

God I wish Venus Records were still around...sigh
  4:22pm Sue:

Hello Mike good show, enjoying it. Tics at 5:06????
  4:22pm LovecraftDude888:

Is See Hear still there? that was a good shop...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:22pm Gaylord Fields:

So Todd, is Mike Sin the guy who bought a subscription to Breakthrough?
  4:23pm LovecraftDude888:

nevermind, SeeHear closed too. oh my.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:25pm Gaylord Fields:

@LovecraftDude888: Nothing is here anymore. If you remember it and loved it, it's gone.
  4:25pm John Trembly:

wow, DD,D,B &T doing the Springfield!
Avatar 4:25pm dale:

mckendree spring does a fantastic version of 'down by the river'

Buddy Miles too
Avatar 4:26pm Sonny Rickles:

Luv these Neil Young covers! Thanks Mike!
  4:26pm Steve-O:

Hey there, Mike. Love the tunes you've been rockin' here.....=)(BTW, is that John Lennon's Rolls-Royce I spy on the top of the playlist page?)
  4:26pm LovecraftDude888:

GF...I know, that's pretty much true. Well, Kims' Music is still there on 1st Ave....at least for now.

come see the Big Bopper at VINTAGE VINYL and say Hi
  4:28pm SeanG:

sounds like the Satisfaction riff
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:28pm chris_in_space:

The NY covers were something, but this Deep Purple cover is takin it off tha hook
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:28pm Gaylord Fields:

@LovecraftDude888: See Hear's business model was predicated on the publication of Breakthrough #2 to push them into the black.
  4:30pm LovecraftDude888:

I see. So the bookstore wasn't floating them, then. I only went there a handful of times, myself. Bought some zines and books and issues of Trouser Press and stuff
Avatar 4:32pm glenn:

man. mary long pissed that guy off but good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:32pm Gaylord Fields:

@Mike Sin: You really need to give your Mini the paint job the one hanging out with Lennon's Rolls has.
  4:34pm LovecraftDude888:

I heard about Vintage Vinyl but haven't been...I rarely get into NJ anymore...sometimes
  4:34pm John Trembly:

ladies love the Big Bopper
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:35pm Mike Sin:

@Gaylord - Hello! That's Harrison's Mini!

love all the tunes today Mr. Sin
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:38pm Mike Sin:

@All folks commenting and listening -- Thanks so much!
Avatar 4:41pm Mailman Tom:

Venus Records was the best shop for vinyl ! That's the place where I bought all my Desperate Rock 'N' Roll volumes, and then some!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:44pm Gaylord Fields:

I know, because unlike John, George actually knew how to drive.
  4:44pm John AKA John:

EXCELLENT set, Mike!
  4:45pm Steve-O:

@Mike: Didn't know about Harrison's Mini.....thanks. =)
  4:46pm John Trembly:

hell yeah, your killin' it freakbeat style
Avatar 4:47pm phrank fish:

Detail shots of the paint job on Harrison's Mini
  4:47pm John Trembly:

toggle switch flippin' goodness

The Brimstones have played my series BOPPERS AND BOPETTES!!! love those guys
  5:02pm stu:

Did you just say "Buffalo Springstein"?

Great show, Mike!
  5:02pm Listener Jumpy in Brooklyn:

Jimmy Hart!
  5:03pm Listener Jumpy in Brooklyn:

...not "Bobby" Hart!
  5:04pm Toddophonic:

Bruce Springfield covers The Saints and Suicide on his new lp.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:05pm Mike Sin:

@stu -- Buffalo "Bruce" Springsteen
@Jumpy -- Thanks for the correction. Forgetting my WWF facts!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:05pm adrienne:

I'm personally a Cactus Jack fan
  5:06pm Steve-O:

Yeah.....first time I heard the Everly Brothers, btw, was on a YouTube recording of a concert that they did with Nanci Griffith in Telluride, CO in '88.

R.I.P. Phil. You'll be missed by many. ='(
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:06pm Ken From Hyde Park:

It's 5:06. Where are the tix?
  5:08pm SeanG:

Dusty Rhodes

Boogi Baker
Avatar 5:24pm David Shortell:

Black Hollies play tonight at Kung Fu Necktie.
  5:29pm KP:

Hi Mike, sorry I'm late Felt like walking in rain
  5:29pm Dennis Diken:

really digging the show Mike!
  5:33pm KP:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:34pm pacific standard simon:

I think there are almost as many FMU DJs here as there are regular listeners.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:38pm Gaylord Fields:

@KINGOFTHEBOP: "Go [blank] yourself, my friend!"
  5:44pm Listener Jumpy in Brooklyn:

Ricky Fataar was in the Beach Boys, too.
  5:45pm Toddophonic:

Everly Bros. 2 Yanks In England lp has 8 Hollies songs! Hey Mike, don't forget about The Above/Nude Beach/Detroit Cobras @ Bell House 1/25.
Avatar 5:45pm slocker:

@Mike cool show today, bro
Avatar 5:46pm David Shortell:

The Fleshtones return to the Brighton Bar on February 28.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:47pm David L.B. is RRN63:

@LJumpy: - & RickyF in the Rutles ! - or is that what he said ?? - just getting home here...
Avatar 5:48pm David Shortell:

That contradicts my information that Detroit Cobras are playing Asbury Park's Wonder Bar on 1/25.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:53pm David L.B. is RRN63:

MadMagazine Waiting for Someone to Ask the Obvious Department: Apparently not the Deetroit 'Amboy Dukes'...
  5:53pm Listener Jumpy in Brooklyn:

Yes, David LB, Fataar was in the Beach Boys got a promotion to the Rutles.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:56pm pacific standard simon:

Ahh...so much wonderfulness in one 3 hour show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:57pm fleep:

Thanks, Mike!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:58pm David L.B. is RRN63:

Sin is Righteous !
  5:59pm Steve-O:

Thanks for the awesome show, Mike.....=)
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