60s Albums Only Radio: Langspeeltijd * Long-playtime: World Of OZ, McGough / McGear (McCartney), The Scaffold, Procol Harum *** Monday 21 Sept. 2020 *** [Ed’s Show, 2020-34)
NEW SHOW World Of OZ, McGough / McGear (McCartney), The Scaffold, Procol Harum *** REPEATED SHOW First Albums by Al Kooper, The Beach Boys, The Cats, Graham Bond, Chicago Transit Authority *** Monday 21 September 2020, 12:00 noon till 04:00 in the morning *** Time Zone CET Brussels, Paris, Berlin *** [2020-34, no. 148 = 2019-26) ***
*** RADIO 68: ALL THE REVOLUTIONARY SOUNDS AND VOICES THAT SHAPED THE SIXTIES ***
Showtime CETime Brussels
- 12.00 McGough /McGear (McCartney), Procol Harum, World Of Oz
- 14.00 Al Kooper, The Beach Boys, Graham Bond, Chicago, The Cats
- 16.00 McGough /McGear (McCartney), Procol Harum, World Of Oz
- 18.00 Al Kooper, The Beach Boys, Graham Bond, Chicago, The Cats
- 20.00 McGough /McGear (McCartney), Procol Harum, World Of Oz
- 22.00 Al Kooper, The Beach Boys, Graham Bond, Chicago, The Cats
- 24.00 McGough /McGear (McCartney), Procol Harum, World Of Oz
- 02:00 Al Kooper, The Beach Boys, Graham Bond, Chicago, The Cats
- 04.00 Show Ends Here
01 NEW SHOW: McGOUGH / McGEAR (McCartney), SCAFFOLD, WORLD OF OZ, PROCOL HARUM
SPECIAL: Mike McGEAR
THE SCAFFOLD LtheP (aka Lily The Pink), side 1.
MIKE McGEAR McGear, LP, 1974, side 1.
THE SCAFFOLD choice tracks.
MIKE McGEAR, McGear, LP, 1974, side 2.
Roger McGOUGH & Mike McGEAR McGough & Mc Gear, LP, 1968: choice tracks.
WORLD OF OZ The World of OZ, LP, 1969, choice tracks .
PROCOL HARUM A Salty Dog, LP, 1969: choice tracks.
AND ALSO: LOVE, PEACE & UNDERSTANDING The Wallace Collection: Daydream + HOMAGE TO CATALUNYA Joanjo Bosk Venim del Nord, Venim del Sud.POETRY *+ POEZIE : Delphine Lecompte; Jenny Lewis & Adnan Al-Sayegh
02 REPEATED SHOW : FIRST ALBUMS BY … THE BEACH BOYS, THE CATS, AL KOOPER, CHICAGO, GRAHAM BOND
THE BEACH BOYS Surfin’ Safari, LP, 1962, side 1.
THE CATS Cats As Cats Can, LP, 1967, selected tracks (2,5,6,8,9,11).
CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY 1st album, 1969, selected tracks (Does Anybody Know, Beginnings, Questions 67 and 68, I’m A Man).
AL KOOPER I Stand Alone, LP, 1968, choice tracks (2, 4, 9, 11, 12).
CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY 1st album, 1969 (I’m A Man).
GRAHAM BOND Love Is The Law, LP, 1968 (selected tracks 1, 2, 4, 7, 10).
AND ALSO Rod Stewart + Richie Valens (Come On, Let’s Go) + FREE SPEECH, WORD & POETRY Mexico 1968: The Massacre * Mexico 1968: Black Power & Olympics * Children Of The Morning + LOVE, PEACE & UNDERSTANDING The Cats + HOMAGE TO CATALUNYA Paco Ibañez.
HIGHLIGHT ** IN DE KIJKER
MIKE McGEAR: McGear
“Esoteric Recordings is pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered and expanded 3 disc clamshell box set edition of the album, “McGear” by MIKE McGEAR, featuring 2CDs and a DVD. Originally released in 1974, McGear was the second solo album by Mike McGear (McCartney) and was a more “serious” record than his work with the Liverpool satirical trio Scaffold, or his work with Roger McGough on the “McGough & McGear” album. Recorded at Strawberry studios in Stockport, (the musical home of the band 10cc), the album was produced by PAUL McCARTNEY (who also played on the album and co-wrote most of the material with Mike) and featured LINDA McCARTNEY and members of WINGS, along with guests such as PADDY (“Pipes”) MOLONEY of The Chieftains. The album featured a selection of tremendous songs such as ‘Rainbow Lady’, ‘Simply Love You’, ‘Givin’ Grease a Ride’ and ‘The Man Who Found God on the Moon’. McGear also featured an inspired cover of the Roxy Music song ‘Sea Breezes’, the evocative ‘The Casket’ and the hit single ‘Leave It’. The sessions also spawned a non-album single; ‘Dance the Do’ (which featured Vivian Stanshall).
“McGear” was charming, eccentric and unique in equal measure and was one of the great unsung albums of its time. Now acclaimed, but unavailable on CD for over twenty years, this long awaited expanded three disc edition reissue of “McGear” has been compiled with the full involvement of Mike (McGear) McCartney and has been newly re-mastered from the original master tapes. It has an additional 21 bonus tracks, including 13 previously unreleased out-takes and tracks alongside singles appearing on CD for the first time. The set also includes a DVD featuring Mike (McGear) McCartney reminiscing at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, an interview with Mike at the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool and the 1974 promotional film for the single ‘Leave It’. The set also includes an illustrated booklet with new essay and a poster and is a fine tribute to the eccentric genius of McGEAR”.
Source / All Rights Reserved: Cherry Red PR-sheet.
Sincere thanks to CHERRY RED RECORDS
AL KOOPER ‘I STAND ALONE’ LP, 1968
“Al Kooper’s debut should really be heard by more people. This record was released by Columbia in 1968, sometime after Kooper had left the original Blood, Sweat and Tears. Casual listeners know Kooper as a mid-60’s Bob Dylan sideman, sometimes Mike Bloomfield/Shuggie Otis collaborator, respected record producer and keyboard player in the legendary underground New York City group, the Blues Project. Kooper left behind many fine solo records in the late 60’s and 70’s but I Stand Alone is something special, a disc that captures it’s place and time very well.
I Stand Alone is one of those records that’s inventive in a post Sgt. Pepper way, ambitious in its wide array of styles, experimental within a pop context and bound to confuse at least a few listeners. It’s amazing that Kooper’s solo work and the first Blood, Sweat and Tears record have never been reassessed for the great records they are. I Stand Alone is a strong listen all the way through, divided evenly between originals and well chosen covers. The disc opens with the title track, which was recorded in Nashville and is one of Kooper’s signature tunes (…) “. Source / All Rights Reserved: