Aug 29, 2009

Ellie Greenwich Special (29.08.09)

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Dedicated to Ellie Greenwich who very sadly passed away on August 26, 2009. She was the incredible writing talent and singer responsible for some of the most significant pop records of the mid-60s. She co-wrote with Jeff Barry and Phil Spector and also helped launch the career of Neil Diamond, among many others.

1) He's Got The Power The Exciters, 7", United Artists, 1962

2) Da Doo Ron Ron, The Crystals, 7", Philles, 1963

3) Be My Baby, The Ronettes, 7", Philles, 1963

4) Chapel Of Love, The Dixie Cups, 7", Red Bird, 1964

5) Do Wah Diddy Diddy, Manfred Mann, The Five Faces of Manfred Mann, HMV, 1964

6) Leader Of The Pack, The Shangri-Las, 7", Red Bird, 1964

7) He Ain't No Angel, The Ad Libs, The Ad Libs and Friends, Red Bird, 1965

8) Take Me For A Little While, Evie Sands, Blue Cat, 1965

9) Kentucky Woman, Neil Diamond, 7", Bang, 1967

10) River Deep, Mountain High (EDIT), Deep Purple, The Book of Taliesyn, EMI, 1968

11) I Can Hear Music, The Beach Boys, 20/20, Capitol, 1969

12) Evil Woman Electric Light, Orchestra, Face The Music, United Artists, 1975

13) Dreaming, Blondie, Eat to the Beat, Chrysalis, 1979

14) Baby, I Love You, The Ramones, End Of The Century, Sire, 1980

Aug 22, 2009

Heart and Hand Juke Box Part 2 (22.08.09)

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1) Telstar, The Tornados, 7", Decca, 1962

2) Leader Of The Pack, The Shangri-Las, 7", Red Bird, 1964

3) I Feel Free Cream, Fresh Cream, Reaction, 1966

4) My Friend Jack, The Smoke, Nuggets II: Original Artyfacts From The British Empire And Beyond, Rhino (originally Island), 1966

5) Sure 'Nuff 'N Yes I Do, Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band, Safe As Milk Buddah, 1967

6) The First Cut Is the Deepest, P.P. Arnold, Girl Group Sounds Lost and Found, Immediate, 1967

7) This Wheel's on Fire, Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & The Trinity, 7", Marmalade, 1968

8) Lover of the Bayou, The Byrds, Untitled, CBS, 1970

9) My Sweet Lord, George Harrison, All Things Must Pass, Apple, 1970

10) Lola, The Kinks, Lola Versus Powerman And The Moneygoround, Pye, 1970

11) White Line Fever, The Flying Burrito Brothers, The Flying Burrito Brothers A&M, 1971

12) Dreamer, Supertramp, Crime Of The Century, A&M, 1975

13) I Want More, Can, Cannibalism, Virgin, 1976

Aug 15, 2009

Heart and Hand Juke Box Part 1 (15.08.09)

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1) I Can't Explain The Who, 7", Brunswick, 1965

2) Love Can Tame The Wild Monks, Black Monk Time, Polydor, 1966

3) Electricity Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band, Safe As Milk, Buddah, 1967

4) There's a Ghost in My House R. Dean Taylor, 7", Motown, 1967

5) Get Me To The World On Time The Electric Prunes, The Electric Prunes, Reprise, 1967

6) Itchycoo Park The Small Faces, There are But Four Small Faces, Immediate, 1967

7) I'm A Man The Spencer Davis Group, 7", Fontana, 1967

8) S.F. Sorrow Is Born The Pretty Things, S.F. Sorrow Is Born, Columbia, 1968

9) Jackie Scott Walker, Scott 2, Philips, 1968

10) Send Me A Postcard Shocking Blue, 7", Pink Elephant, 1968

11) Paranoid Black Sabbath, Paranoid, Vertigo, 1970

12) Down on the Street The Stooges, Fun House, Elektra, 1970

13) If I'm In Lucky (I Might Get Picked Up), Betty Davis, Betty Davis, Just Sunshine, 1973

14) Police And Thieves Junior Murvin, 7", Island, 1976

Aug 8, 2009

Sailing By. Cheerio to our Canadian friends. (08.08.09)

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Guest announcers: Matt Mossman and Jess Skillman.

1) Sailin' Shoes Van Dyke Parks Discover America Warner 1972

2) When the ship comes in Bob Dylan The times they are a changin CBS 1964

3) Ship Of The Lord (Bonus Track) Gene Clark White Light CBS 1971

4) Shipbuilding Robert Wyatt Nothing Can Stop Us Rough Trade 1982

5) Captain's Holiday Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band Blue Jeans And Moonbeams Virgin 1974

6) Pacific Ocean Blues Dennis Wilson Pacific Ocean Blue Caribou 1977

7) Sloop John B The Beach Boys Pet Sounds Capitol 1966

8) Deep Water The Beau Brummels Bradley's Barn Warner 1968

9) By The Sea Wendy & Bonnie Genesis Skye 1969

10) Song to the Siren Tim Buckley Starsailor Straight 1970

11) Seven Seas Echo & The Bunnymen Ocean Rain Korova 1984

12) Luna Sea Vetiver Vetiver DiCristina 2004
Ho ho.

13) Sailing By Ronald Binge The Great British Experience EMI 1963

Aug 1, 2009

I'm a session man. (01.08.09)

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This week, we play tribute to the musicians that do all the hard work and get none of the credit.

1) Sissy Strut, The Meters, Look-A-Py-Py, Josie, 1969

2) The Champ, The Mohawks, The Champ, Pama, 1968
Countdown, Grange Hill, Dave Allen At Large, need I go on?

3) Galveston, Glen Campbell, Capitol, 1969

4) Good Vibrations,The Beach Boys, Smiley Smile, Capitol, 1966

5) Holy Are You,The Electric Prunes, Release Of An Oath, Reprise, 1968
Carol Kay on bass again, with Earl Palmer on drums (Little Richard, Sinatra, The Monkess, Tim Buckley, Elvis Costello)

6) As We Go Along, The Monkees, Head, Colgems, 1968
Featuring Neil Young and Carol King.

7) Come on Baby Let's Go Downtown, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Tonight's the Night, Reprise, 1977

8)Edward, The Mad Shirt Grinder (Edit), Quicksilver Messenger Service, Shady Grove, Capitol, 1968

9) Peg, Steely Dan, Aja, ABC, 1977

10) Motorbikin', Chris Spedding, Chris Spedding, RAK, 1975
Spedding worked with everybody. This tune is about as good as it gets.

11) St. Elmo's Fire, Brian Eno, Another Green World (2004 remaster), Island, 1975

12) Larry, Joe, Hal And Me, John Phillips, John The Wolfking of L.A., Dunhill, 1970
That's Larry Knetchel, Joe Osborn and Hal Blaine to you, sonny Jim.

13) Session Man, The Kinks, Face To Face, Pye, 1966
Nuff said.