Options Optical Sound with Mike Sin: Playlist from April 15, 2017 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 April 15, 2017: Filling in for Michael Shelley... keeping the heroes grooving!

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Artist Track Album Label Format Comments New Approx. start time
Electric Light Orchestra  Long Black Road   Options OST: American Hustle  Legacy / Sony  CD  2001    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Terry Reid  Tinker Tailor   Options Super Lungs: The Complete Studio Recordings 1966-1969  EMI  CD  1968    0:03:00 (Pop‑up)
Kurt Baker Combo  Count On Me   Options In Orbit  Wicked Cool  CD  2016  *   0:05:36 (Pop‑up)
Elvis Costello  Lip Service   Options This Year's Model  Columbia  LP  1978    0:07:54 (Pop‑up)
Jack Lee  Women   Options Bigger Than Life  Alive  CD  1981  *   0:10:21 (Pop‑up)
MnMs  I'm Tired   Options Melts In Your Ears 1980-1981  Burger  CD  1980    0:12:58 (Pop‑up)
Madness  Mistakes   Options Forever Young  Salvo  CD  1979    0:14:54 (Pop‑up)
Hollywood Brats  Southern Belles   Options Sick On You  Cherry Red  CD  1980    0:17:34 (Pop‑up)
Modern Airline  Bus Trapped Underground   Options (single)  Alien Orb  7"  2017  *   0:20:22 (Pop‑up)
Birds Of Paradise  Please Stay   Options (single)  Hidden Volume  7"  2016  *   0:23:35 (Pop‑up)
Jawbone  Honeysuckle Redwood Cabin   Options Jawbone  Rev-Ola  CD  1970    0:33:47 (Pop‑up)
Bangles  I'm in Line   Options The Bangles  Faulty Products  EP  1982    0:36:23 (Pop‑up)
Freddie & The Dreamers  A Little You   Options Do the "Freddie"  Mercury  LP  1965    0:39:18 (Pop‑up)
MC5  Shakin' Street   Options Babes In Arms  ROIR  Cassette  1970. Alternate version!    0:41:36 (Pop‑up)
Kinks  This Strange Effect   Options BBC Sessions 1964-1977  Sanctuary Records  CD  1965    0:44:00 (Pop‑up)
Byrds  Tomorrow Is a Long Ways Away   Options In the Beginning  Rhino  LP  1964    0:46:28 (Pop‑up)
Wombats  Blue Daydreams   Options Golden Voice Recordings: 1966-1967  Alona's Dream  7"  1966    0:48:53 (Pop‑up)
Velvet Crush  Time Wraps Around You   Options Teenage Symphonies to God  Sony  CD  1994    0:50:57 (Pop‑up)
Herman's Hermits  Ace, King, Queen, Jack   Options Blaze  Repertoire  CD  1967    0:55:07 (Pop‑up)
Pow Wows  Hey Doctor   Options (single)  Hidden Volume  7"  2016  *   0:58:01 (Pop‑up)
Rozetta Johnson  I Can Feel My Love Comin' Down   Options A Woman's Way - The Complete Rozetta Johnson 1963-1975  Kent Soul  CD  1971. Alternate take. Previously unreleased.    1:14:21 (Pop‑up)
Paul Anka  I Can't Help Loving You   Options VA: Northern Soul - 100 Classic Soul Stompers  Sony  CD  1966    1:16:58 (Pop‑up)
Ella Fitzgerald  Savoy Truffle   Options VA: Let It Be - Black America Sings Lennon, McCartney and Harrison  Ace  CD  1969    1:19:39 (Pop‑up)
Emeralds   King Lonely the Blue   Options VA: The R&B Scene  Decca  CD  1965    1:22:14 (Pop‑up)
Ferris Wheel  I Can't Break the Habit   Options Can't Break The Habit  Sequel  CD  1967    1:25:05 (Pop‑up)
Pilgrimage  You Satisfy Me   Options VA: Victims of Circumstance  Stop It Baby  LP  1966    1:27:19 (Pop‑up)
Pacifics  When I'm Gone   Options (single)  Mistkafer  7"  2017    1:29:58 (Pop‑up)
Max Frost and the Troopers  Shape Of Things To Come   Options (single)  Tower  7"  1967    1:32:26 (Pop‑up)
Fingers Lee and the Upper Hand  Midnight Race   Options VA: Beatfreak! - Rare and Obscure British Beat 1964-1968, Vol. 1  Particles  CD  1967    1:34:15 (Pop‑up)
Carl Perkins  Jive After Five   Options VA: Whistle Bait! 25 Rockabilly Rave-Ups  Columbia  CD  1958    1:36:39 (Pop‑up)
The Above  You Make It Real   Options Waterbury Street  Teen Sound  LP  2014. Playing tonight at Hank's Saloon in Brooklyn!    1:46:03 (Pop‑up)
Quitty & The Don'ts  No Damage Done   Options (single)  Don't Record Records  7"  2013. Playing tonight at Hank's Saloon in Brooklyn!    1:48:25 (Pop‑up)
Routes  Peeling Face   Options In This Perfect Hell  Groovie  CD  2017  *   1:51:17 (Pop‑up)
Electric Prunes  You Never Had It Better   Options Lost Dreams  Birdman  CD  1967    1:54:26 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:00am Miss Mailas:

Glory be! It's Mike Sin!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:01am Frank Above:

Hey hey!
Avatar 11:02am SmokinJ:

Such a treat! Mornin' ms!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:02am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Batusi !
  11:05am bonneville73:

John & Heidi tuned in Traverse City, MI. I'm sure you'll be sending me straight to Amazon/eBay/Discogs to buy something great you played, as usual. Always a great show :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:07am Mike Sin:

Folks! Stick around for tge fun ride!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:08am Aaron in Minneapolis:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:09am doctorjazz:

Elvis C! Love this album!
Hi Mike and all you Opticians!
Avatar 11:09am Marc Francis:

Howdy Mike Sin!
Avatar 11:11am Tidepoolbay:

Good morning Mike! Mookie & I always enjoy your show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:11am Ken From Hyde Park:

Already putting out some nice tones, I see!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:16am Threemoons:

Heyo all.
Avatar 11:17am KP:

It's Madness!
Avatar 11:20am Todd-o-phonic Todd:

The days and nights you were at the station this week are paying off!
  11:25am egould310:

Good set. My ears are very happy this morning :-)

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:27am Frank Above:

Good to hear the "Mike Sin Theme Song" again. It's been awhile!
  11:27am listener #126464:

that was a great version of Our Day Will Come
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:29am Artie Haywire:

Rockin' morning to y'all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:35am common:

  11:42am Tomophobic Tom from Detroit:

Avatar 11:45am Sonny Rickles:

Great show as usual, Mike! Gotta rush off to work so will listen to the archive later!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:48am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Love PreFlyte bYRdS. This sounds almost like JFK's still alive - @ the same time as prefiguring Hippies...
  11:52am herb.nyc:

Wow, I saw Mike Sin on the Instagram. Now I hear him on the radio. What's next?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52am Mike Sin:

Thanks for all the comments, folks! Very much appreciated.
  11:54am howard in nyc:

I'm reading a book about the 60s. This show is a nice accompaniment
Avatar 11:57am Marc Francis:

Thanks for all the great music Mike!
Avatar 11:58am cosmic matrix:

Great color scheme, btw. Reminds me of color on the Apple IIe
  11:58am listener #126464:

always nice to hear Optical Sound
  11:58am johnk77:

this show rocks:>
i wish mike sin had a
regular slot on wfmu
  12:04pm Listener Pug:

mike sin: all the number one hits without any of the negativity.
  12:05pm Jeff in Western Mass:

Hoya. Sounding great today.
  12:06pm Mark K.:

Turn it On! Turn it On! Great Bumper and great playlist Mr. Sin.
Avatar 12:10pm Joe B:

Hey Mike! show sounding great!
  12:11pm howard in nyc:

The flip side of that Pow-Wow's record is great too, Killing Floor
  12:28pm John from Minnesota:

Loving the sounds, Mike! Happy Saturday.
  12:38pm SeanG:

sing it Carl!
Avatar 12:39pm Lopez:

Carl Perkins has a wicked rhythm section!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:40pm Artie Haywire:

Those Pacifics have really got it going on.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:43pm Artie Haywire:

Pacifics are Irish.
Avatar 12:46pm Sean B.:

Thanx for the exceptional sounds Mike!. Top Notch man.
Avatar 12:52pm Marc Francis:

I played this one last night! So damn good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:52pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...it's kickin' in...
  12:55pm minnow chief:

Great show!
Avatar 12:58pm Marc Francis:

Thanks Mike! Great show!!!!
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