60s-Albums Radio *** Long-playtime: Scott Walker, The Walker Brothers, The Righteous Brothers, Rod Stewart *** Langspeeltijd *** Monday 26 April 2021 *** [Ed’s Show 2021-13]

NEW SHOW : Scott Walker, The Walker Brothers [Portrait] The Righteous Brothers, Rod Stewart [An Old Raincoat Won’t Ever Let You Down]  *** REPEATED SHOW : Aphrodite’s Child [End Of The World],  Sandy Denny & The Strawbs, Boudewijn de Groot [Picknick], The Apple Pie Motherhood Band [Apple Pie] ***  Monday 26 April 2021, 12:00 noon till  04:00 in the morning *** Time Zone CET Brussels, Paris, Berlin *** [2021-13, no. 174 = (=2019-14] ***

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Showtime CETime Brussels 

  • 12:00  Scott Walker, The Walker Brothers, The Righteous Brothers, Rod Stewart 
  • 14:00 Aphrodite’s Child, Strawbs, Boudewijn de Groot, Apple Pie Motherhood 
  • 16:00 Scott Walker, The Walker Brothers, The Righteous Brothers, Rod Stewart 
  • 18.00 Aphrodite’s Child, Strawbs, Boudewijn de Groot, Apple Pie Motherhood 
  • 20:00 Scott Walker, The Walker Brothers, The Righteous Brothers, Rod Stewart 
  • 22:00 Aphrodite’s Child, Strawbs, Boudewijn de Groot, Apple Pie Motherhood 
  • 24:00 Scott Walker, The Walker Brothers, The Righteous Brothers, Rod Stewart 
  • 02:00 Aphrodite’s Child, Strawbs, Boudewijn de Groot, Apple Pie Motherhood 
  • 04:00 Show Ends Here  

01 NEW SHOW: SCOTT WALKER & THE WALKER BROTHERS
Scott Walker
9th January 1943 > 22nd March 2019
LOVE, PEACE & UNDERSTANDING Birkin & Gainsbourg: 69, année érotique.
HOMAGE TO CATALUNYA Lluís Llach:  L’Estaca (Palau dels Esports de Barcelona, 1976) & BBC documentary.
THE WALKER BROTHERS: Early works (choice tracks).
ROD STEWART An Old Raincoat Won’t Ever Let You Down (LP, 1969, the ballads).
THE WALKER BROTHERS Portrait (the entire LP, 1966).
THE WALKER BROTHERS / SCOTT WALKER: some swinging songs
AND ALSO: The Righteous Brothers +  Peter Law + Crispian St. Peters + Dusty SPringfield

02 REPEATED SHOW: APHRODITE’S CHILD
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+ MIEK & ROEL
PLUS Tyrannosaurus Rex, Chubby Checker, Joe Cocker

HIGHLIGHT ** IN DE KIJKER

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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