60s Albums-Only Radio: Long-playtime * Langspeeltijd: Tony Joe White special, Joe South, Elvis, Jimmy Webb, Roger Miller, CCR, Troggs *** Monday 26 October 2020 *** [Ed’s Show 2020-38]

NEW SHOW : Tony Joe White special, Joe South, Elvis, Jimmy Webb, Roger Miller *** REPEATED SHOW : The Strawbs with Sandy Denny, Aphrodite’s Child , Apple Pie Motherhood, Boudewijn de Groot  ***  Monday 26 October 2020, 12:00 noon till  04:00 in the morning *** Time Zone CET Brussels, Paris, Berlin *** [2020-38, no. 153 = 2018-45) ***

*** RADIO 68: ALL THE REVOLUTIONARY SOUNDS AND VOICES THAT SHAPED THE SIXTIES ***


Showtime CETime Brussels 

  • 12.00 Tony Joe, Roger Miller, Joe South, Elvis
  • 14.00  Aphrodite’s Child, Strawbs, Boudewijn de Groot,  Apple Pie Motherhood
  • 16.00 Tony Joe, Roger Miller, Joe South, Elvis
  • 18.00 Aphrodite’s Child, Strawbs, Boudewijn de Groot, Apple Pie Motherhood
  • 20.00 Tony Joe, Roger Miller, Joe South, Elvis 
  • 22.00 Aphrodite’s Child, Strawbs, Boudewijn de Groot, Apple Pie Motherhood
  • 24.00 Tony Joe, Roger Miller, Joe South, Elvis 
  • 02:00 Aphrodite’s Child, Strawbs, Boudewijn de Groot, Apple Pie Motherhood
  • 04.00 Show Ends Here 

01 NEW SHOWTONY JOE WHITE
TONY JOE WHITE Black & White, LP, 1969, entire A-side
Elvis, Dusty Springfield, Otis Redding.
TONY JOE WHITE Black & White, LP, 1969, entire B-side.
Slim Harpo, Roger Miller (LP ‘A Tender Look At Love, 1966), The Troggs (LP ‘Cellophane’), Dusty  Springfield.
The Yardbirds, Jimmy Webb (LP ‘Words and Music’), Glen Campbell.
JOE SOUTH Choice tracks from ‘Don’t It Make You Want To Go Home’ (LP,  1969 )+’ Introspect ‘(LP, 1968).
AND ALSO: Creedence Clearwater Revival; LP, 1968 + WORD & FREE SPEECH & POEZIE: Robin Sarstedt (Beirut) + Jan Ducheyne (Tarmac)  + Grup de Folk (Els temps estan canviant) + LOVE, PEACE & UNDERSTANDING Tim Hardin.

02 REPEATED SHOW : Aphrodite’s Child, Applie Pie, Strawbs, de Groot
THE ALBUMS
THE APPLE PIE MOTHERHOOD BAND: APPLE PIE: SIDE A  (2nd LP, 1969, US).
BOUDEWIJN DE GROOT: PICKNICK (NL, 1968, B-kant ‘Tuin der Lusten’).
APHRODITE’S CHILD: END OF THE WORLD: SIDE A (debut album, 1968)  ***
THE STRAWS feat. Sany Denny: SANDY DENNY & THE STRAWBS (1967 Sessions, choice tracks, released 1991).
APHRODITE’S CHILD: END OF THE WORLD: SIDE B (debut album, 1968).
AND ALSO: FREE SPEECH: BAND OF HOPE + + ROY BAILEY + HET VRIJE WOORD: MIEK & ROEL: De rattenkoning (< Mijn jeugd rijdt uit op jacht) + JOE COCKER + TYRANNOSAURUS REX.

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HIGHLIGHT ** IN DE KIJKER

TONY JOE WHITE
When “Polk Salad Annie” blared from transistor radio speakers in the summer of 1969, the first thought was of  CCR, for Tony Joe White’s s swamp rock bore more than a passing resemblance to the sound John Fogerty  whipped up on  Bayou Country and Green River. But White was the real thing — he really was from the bayou country of Louisiana, while Fogerty’ss bayou country was conjured up in Berkeley, CA. Plus, White had a mellow baritone voice that sounded like it had been dredged up from the bottom of the Delta. Besides “Annie,” side one of this album includes several other White originals. The best of these are “Willie and Laura Mae Jones,” a song about race relations with an arrangement similar to “Ballad of Billie Joe,” and “Soul Francisco,” a short piece of funky fluff that had been a big hit in Europe in 1968. “Aspen, Colorado” presages the later “Rainy Night in Georgia,” a White composition popularized by  Brook Benton. The second side consists of covers of contemporary hits, with the funky “Who’s Making Love” and “Scratch My Back” faring better than the slow stuff. (…)  Quote From / All Rights Reserved: AllMusic Review by Jim Newsom. www.allmusic.com

RADIO 68 PLAYS Tony Joe White’s first album (Black and White, 1969) + originals (Roger Miller, Otis Redding) + covers (Elvis, Dusty Springfield, Glen Campbell, The Troggs).
PLUS related artists: Jimmy Webb, Joe South and Creedence Clearwater Revival.

APHRODITE’S CHILD: END OF THE WORLD

“ (…) Let me explain: much of the stuff that the album delves into, such as the prominent use of keyboards (The Moody Blues and Procol Harum did the shit out of that), the exploration of Middle Eastern styles as seen in songs like “The Grass Is No Green” or “The Shepherd And The Moon” (The Beatles), and sappy ballads (maybe fucking everyone in the UK at that time), has been done before, but the defining factor that makes all those elements fresh is the group’s Greek origins. I wouldn’t be able to tell you how it changes anything aside from the vocals (as a side note, Demis Roussos sings a very good English) and perhaps the overall sound, but I’m pretty sure many of the more emotional numbers wouldn’t have worked at all if they were done by Brits.(…) .
Another thing I love about the album is how chaotic it sounds. Many of the songs are packed sonically, and even when there isn’t that much going on, it always seems like they’re playing in the middle of a huge mob, which, in a way, reflects well upon the situation they were in, with the protests in France and all that. That chaotic production also immediately makes itself known on the opening title track: “End Of The World” is one of the most moving psychedelic ballads of the 60’s, with Roussos’ vocals being carried over by the reverberating production, and the song climaxing in two huge emotional explosions only foreshadowed by a huge vocal “EYYIAEYYYYYYEEEEEEEEEEE” before you’re thrown into a symbolic “end of the world”. It gets me every time”
Quoted from / All Rights Reserved: . http://www.escapistmagazine.com/forums/read/326.869646-Discipline-Reviews-Aphrodites-Child-End-Of-The-World-1968

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