Options Sophisticated Boom Boom with Sheila B.: Playlist from June 30, 2015 Options

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Female-fronted pop from the past, present, and future; from all over the globe. And the occasional man.

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Options June 30, 2015: Run Mascara / Melancholia in Music: Songs That Realllllllly Hurt (Part Two)

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Images
Byron Davis w/Sue & Sunny  Big Bush Sound   Options     1968     
The Apollas  Just Can't Get Enough Of You   Options   Loma  1965     
Mama Cass  Dream A Little Dream Of Me   Options Dream A Little Dream  Dunhill  1968     
The Coasters  Three Cool Cats   Options   Atco  1965     
Chocolat & Akito  Kiss Me Black   Options Chocolat & Akito  Victor  2005     
Telemama  Komitska   Options Miss Sloboda  Self-Released  2015     
Chantal Kelly  Le Chateau De Sable   Options   Philips  1966     
Claude Thornhill Orchestra  There's a Small Hotel   Options The Best of the Claude Thornhill Orchestra  Emerald  2013     
Gal Costa  Lost in Paradise   Options Gal Costa  Philips  1969     
GTOs  Love on an 11-Year-Old Level   Options Permanent Damage  Electrola  1969   
Cathy Rich  Wild Thing   Options   World Pacific  1969     
The Catchers  Shifting   Options Mute  Discovery  1995     
Fragile Rock Valley  Be My Baby   Options   Earth  1969     
Bergen White  It's Over Now   Options For Women Only  SSS International  1970   
The Darling Buds  Isolation   Options Erotica  Chaos  1992   
Viviane Greene  Saugaboy (Lover Boy)   Options   Imperial  1956     
Judy Mowatt  Emergency Call   Options The Gaylettes featuring Judy Mowatt: We Shall Sing,  Westside  2001     
Rachel Sweet  It's So Different Here   Options Fool Around  Stiff/ Columbia  1979     
Soak  Be A Nobody   Options Before We Forgot How To Dream  Rough Trade  2015     
The Exciters  Run Mascara   Options   Roulette  1965     
Baby Washington  Congratulations Honey   Options   J&S  1957     
Reparata & The Delrons  Take A Look Around You   Options   RCA  1965     
The Jaynetts  Keep An Eye on Her   Options   Tuff  1963     
The Cookies  Only to Other People   Options   Dimension  1963     
Maxine Brown  You're In Love   Options   Wand  1965     
Beverly Warren  Let Me Get Close to You   Options   Rust  1965     
Southern All Stars  Love Affair Himitsu No Date   Options   Victor  1998     
Charlene & the Soul Serenaders  Can You Win   Options   Kent  1970     
Dani  Darling Dollar   Options   Pathé Marconi / EMI  1969   
Sandy Sarjeant  Can't Stop The Want   Options Beat Club ‘67  Polydor  1967     
Kelly Garrett  This Heart Is Haunted   Options   Ava  1964     
Peter Antell  Warm Smoke   Options   New Voice  1967     
Blur  Young and Lovely   Options Chemical World EP  Food  1993     
The Pandoras  I Didn't Cry   Options   Dionysus  1999     
The Chicks  Tobacco Road   Options The Sound of the Chicks  Viking  1965   
Melancholia in Music: Songs That Realllllllly Hurt (Part Two)
Timi Yuro  Interlude   Options   Liberty  1968  from listener Bob Stanley   
Mel Tormé  Gloomy Sunday   Options Tormé  Verve  1958  from listener P-90 and Joe McGasko of Surface Noise   
Slowdive  Spanish Air   Options Just For A Day  Creation  1991     
Cilla Black  I've Been Wrong Before   Options   Parlophone  1965     
Big Star  Holocaust   Options Third/ Sisters Lovers  PVC  1978  from WFMU's Todd-o-Phonic Todd   
Mieko Hirota  Ningyou No Ie   Options   Columbia  1969   
AIR  Alone in Kyoto   Options Lost in Translation Soundtrack  Emperor Norton  2003     
Nina Simone  He Needs Me   Options Little Girl Blue  Bethlehem  1958  from WFMU's Philip Levy   
Flying Burrito Brothers  Hot Burrito #1   Options The Gilded Palace of Sin  A&M  1969     
The Fleetwoods  Outside my Window   Options Come Softly To Me - The Very Best Of The Fleetwoods  EMI  1993  from WFMU's Scott Williams   
Jackie Trent  Either Way I Lose   Options Once More With Feeling  Pye  1967     
David Sylvian  Brilliant Trees   Options Brilliant Trees  Virgin  2003  from WFMU's Daniel Blumin   
Thalia Zedek  1926   Options Been Here And Gone  Matador  2001  from WFMU's Nate K.   

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:06am Adrian in London:

Good morning!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 6:07am Guido from Cologne:

Good morning Sheila!
Avatar 6:07am mmoore:

What up girl. Have fun this a.m.! XO M
Avatar 6:09am djsheilab:

Morning Adrian, Moogs, Guido + all listening!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:10am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Mama C for the Ages here says I.
  6:10am Cooh John:

Good morning on this last day of June, djsheilab and all you sophisticates.
Avatar 6:18am djsheilab:

Perhaps this would've been a good one for the upcoming hour of melancholia.
Avatar 6:19am djsheilab:

  6:20am Flaneur:

Hi Sheila, good morning from Portugal!
Just to let you know that you make my mornings shine with your exquisite music selection:
Keep up the good work and thank you so much!
  6:21am Biljana Kotevska:

Listening from Macedonia - Biljana here :)
  6:22am fake leaf:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:22am ausmanx:

sydney tuning in, good evening SB and everyone
  6:22am Lee Hardcastle:

Listening from Leeds, animating clay
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:22am Adrian in London:

@Flaneur Which part of Portugal are you from? I visited for the first time last year and loved it.
  6:23am Torbjørn:

Sure, I'll chime in on the playlist, why not ? We're receiving the internet loud and clear over here in Norway, Haugesund as well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:23am ausmanx:

i could open a can of worms by asking whether you're listening from Yugoslav Macedonia or Greek Macedonia, Biljana? but i guess your name's a clue!
  6:27am jeff:

Pedestrian Pennsylvania Poconos here. Kind of random when I listen to BoomBoom but always enjoyable
  6:27am Flaneur:

I'm actually from the south but I live in Lisbon. Glad you liked it!
  6:28am jeff:

They had me do arithmetic to post..I didn't know there would be a test!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:31am Adrian in London:

@Flaneur I really want to visit Lisbon. What's it like in December/January? (Apologies to everyone else while I'm doing holiday research!)
  6:32am Biljana Kotevska:

Can of worms indeed ausmanx ;) Greetings from the sunny Balkans and I hope you are enjoying the show as much as I am :)
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 6:33am Guido from Cologne:

.. one moment ... this is one of the Caetano Veloso songs ... was it from the "white album" or the British immigrant LP?
  6:33am Juan de Ribera:

Hi Sheila B. Greetings from Valencia, Spain. Here are 12 pm. A beautiful day with lots of sunshine and wonderful music. Thank You
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:37am ausmanx:

i love the political complexities of the Balkans... it may not be the current position, but until recently... "Macedonia had favored using the name "Upper Republic of Macedonia" while Greece insisted it could only approve "Republic of Upper Macedonia""
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:38am Adrian in London:

Ooh Catchers, love them, and The Sleeping Years too.
  6:39am Flaneur:

It's ok! Not so cold as in London definitely. A bit chilly about 10 to 15 centigrade, I would say. If you're lucky lot's of sun. Not an expensive town and very warm people. "@Adrian in London
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:40am Adrian in London:

@Flaneur *books train tickets*!!
Avatar 6:45am duke:

Hi Sheila. Listening from Columbia County NY
  6:46am Cooh John:

checking in from O-H-I-O
  6:47am LF Larsson:

Hello, tuning in from Gothenburg, Sweden. A beutiful day here, the sun is finally shining after a long grey spring, and i´m doing laundry and cleaning the bathroom, bad timing. But good music, thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:49am fred:

Good morning from Paris, France. I assume it's still sunny and hot out there (I work underground)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:52am ausmanx:

good evening from my bunker to yours, fred. mine is being repainted!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 6:52am Ken From Hyde Park:

Dutchess County, NY, at your service. Good morning.
Avatar 6:56am djsheilab:

Sunny weather + good spirits worldwide! Ok maybe that's a bit of an exaggeration....
Avatar 6:57am djsheilab:

It's so hard to comment when my songs are barely 2 minutes long! Working hard here people!
  7:01am BillyD:

meant to reply to your on air question..listening from Dublin Ireland to this time slot ever since move from JC NJ last Oct. ...great show!
  7:03am Sissophonic Cheryl:

Good morning sunshine!!! You are my workout music, and Todd-O-Phonic has his phone by his pillow! Keep it up!!!
Avatar 7:04am djsheilab:

@sissophonic cheryl! I'm just about to chat about our fabulous girl-group evening : ) And do a mini set of all 7 gals.
Avatar 7:20am Todd-o-phonic:

To quote The Four Seasons: "Oh what a night!"
Avatar 7:27am duke:

Really liking this set!
  7:34am KP:

Bonjour, Sheila B
Avatar 7:34am djsheilab:

Bonjour KP!
Avatar 7:35am djsheilab:

is this cheesier than Kool & the Gang's "Cherish?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:40am Adrian in London:

@djsheilab There should have been a warning for the lactose-intolerant listeners
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 7:43am Guido from Cologne:

Uuuh you really Sandy Sargeant !!!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 7:45am Guido from Cologne:

Sandy Sarjeant was a London based GoGo-dancer.
She became famous in 60ies Germany as GoGo-Girl in legendary TV-show Beat-Club!

the single is recorded in UK but was published for the German market.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 7:45am Guido from Cologne:

Pretty rare single ... even over here.
Avatar 7:47am djsheilab:

@Guido I wish I had that pic sleeve 45, but I have to make do with my Beat Club 67 LP. Not half as fun!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 7:49am Guido from Cologne:

You're even lucky with the LP.
The track itself is hard to get.
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 7:58am Guido from Cologne:

Avatar 8:00am Sissophonic Cheryl:

Pandoras at Monty Hall September 13!!!!
Avatar 8:01am pierre:

Mince ! I missed too many sophisticated BOOM BOOM…

BOOMjour !
Avatar 8:02am pierre:

@ FRed : Paris is burning I assure you
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 8:04am Guido from Cologne:

Sandy Sarjeant's recording has a bad sound from the very original production. (I have a digital copy.) Sounds like overdone overdubs on medicore equipment.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:09am ausmanx:

so Sandy Sarjeant married Ian McLagan from the Small Faces and starred in the music video for Itchycoo Park. this show is an education too!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 8:10am Guido from Cologne:

Sandy is an icon with rubber legs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:12am northguineahills:

Avatar 8:14am djsheilab:

@northguineahills Yes! Dream-pop's greatest!
  8:20am Bob:

Cilla's best single. Even better than Dusty's version!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:21am Adrian in London:

Oh, Holocaust... there IS a difference between melancholy and full-on desperation you know!
Avatar 8:21am djsheilab:

@Bob The only Cilla record I really love.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:24am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Chilton's voice - I ask you. Sounds effortless. Bugger.
  8:27am is_potato:

You know what's a sad song? Tom Waits' "Green Grass".
Avatar 8:28am Cheri Pi:

Tokyo is my favorite city!
  8:29am sugarwolf:

Hello from Orange County NY.

I meant to get up earlier to hear more of your show...
Avatar 8:31am djsheilab:

Hey @sugarwolf! Well, you've tuned in for the best bit.
Avatar 8:32am djsheilab:

@Cheri Pi Me too! This song is taking me back there.
Avatar 8:33am Cheri Pi:

I was born and raised in Japan but my parents were American. We were outsiders there and now in America I feel like an outsider, no one understands my upbringing, I miss Japan immensely
Avatar 8:36am pierre:

Bonjour Cheri PI, have I never told you that you're story is close to the one of belgian writer Amélie Notomb
  8:38am Bob:

Gram Parsons' greatest song. This one does me in. So helpless.
Avatar 8:39am Cheri Pi:

wow really? I'll look into her writing
Avatar 8:39am djsheilab:

Thanks for sharing that @Cheri Pi. It's tough to be between two vastly different cultures.
  8:39am KP:

Chris Ethridge's bass makes this FBB track
Avatar 8:40am Cheri Pi:

One of my best friends in Japan was the daughter of a Belgian diplomat, what a coincidence!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:42am northguineahills:

@Cheri PI: I was 10-13 years old when I was in Japan. I spoke the language by the time I left, but I never heard it again until I moved to NYC, so I forgot most of it.
Avatar 8:45am Yair Yona:

good afternoon from Tel Aviv to my expatriate friends
Avatar 8:45am Cheri Pi:

I watch bad Japanese movies on the youtubes to keep up NGH, otherwise it would be impossible to remejmber even the simplest words
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:46am Adrian in London:

Oh my God, Brilliant Trees?!?! Not sure I can listen to this; I'm at work and I'll just end up in a sobbing heap.
Avatar 8:47am djsheilab:

@Cheri Pi + @northguineahills I dedicated my life to learning Japanese for 6 years, but I think I've forgotten most of it : ( A real shame. It's the most beautiful language.
Avatar 8:47am djsheilab:

Not exactly music to encourage working, huh? Sorry @Adrian! Hopefully Trouble will revive you.
Avatar 8:48am Cheri Pi:

I totally uinderstand djshelab, if you don't use it you lose it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:49am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

What a set. You want melancholia - I think it worked...
Avatar 8:49am pierre:

were you best friend With Amelie Notomb ??
Avatar 8:50am pierre:

Can I suggest you something Sheila, or is it too late ?
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 8:52am Guido in the office:

works perfect 4 working
Avatar 8:52am djsheilab:

Not too late @pierre! I've got one more show to go.
Avatar 8:54am djsheilab:

Suggestions for next week are most welcome!
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 8:56am Ken From Hyde Park:

I'll think of this show when the fireworks go boom-boom this weekend.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:57am ausmanx:

just over one minute of perfect yearning, "You Can't Put Your Arms Around a Memory", but the Wah version rather than the Johnny Thunders...
  8:58am KP:

Bye Sheila!
Avatar 8:58am Cheri Pi:

No no, she was 4 years older than I was Pierre
Avatar S.B. Boomer: Marathon 2022 Swag For Life Member 8:58am Guido from Cologne:

loved the show!
thank you Sheila!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:58am northguineahills:

Danke, djsheilab! this was fun! Hopefully I'll be around next week!
  8:58am KP:

I mean Au revoir
  8:58am lauraS:

Hi Sheila! I suggest John Williams - The Long Goodbye. It fills me with sadness for all the abandoned animals out there.
Avatar 8:58am pierre:

OK, then "JACQUES BREL - JOJO" is very very very sad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:59am maestroso:

I have one to send you, dhsheilab... it's Japanese and quite melancholy...
Avatar 8:59am Cheri Pi:

Boris' Farewell is pretty sad :(
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:00am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Thx - Great!
Avatar 9:02am djsheilab:

Oh nice! A last minute list! Love it. Thank you all! See you next week.
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