My Generation of Sunday 30 June & Tuesday 02 July: Simon Dupree, Manfred Mann, Johnny Copeland [Ed’s Show, 2019-24]

NEW SHOW: Simon Dupree & The Big Sound, Johnny Copeland, Manfred Mann***  Repeated: Jackie Edwards Songbook, Tommy Tucker, Nick Moss *** [Ed’s Show 2019-24=, 2018-12] Sunday 30 June, 12 noon till 12 midnight CET Brussels & repeated  Tuesday 02 July, 12:00 till 20:00 hrs CET Brussels  *** RADIO 68: all the sounds and all the voices that shaped the sixties ***


SPECIAL:  SIMON DUPREE AND THE BIG SOUND:  STARTER: JOHNNY WINTER:  *** FORGOTTEN & OVERLOOKED:  THE SHAMROCKS: Cadillac + THE RENEGADES: Everybody + THE LORDS: Tobacco Road (in German) *** SPECIAL  SIMON DUPREE AND THE BIG SOUND: I See the Light (first single, 1966), Reservations (2nd single, 1967), Day Time Night Time (by Mike Hugg, 3rd single), Kites / Like the sun, Like  the Fire (hit single, 1967), We Are The Moles, pts. 1 & 2 (single, as The Moles, 1968) + GENTLE GIANT (< Gentle Giant, first LP) + MANFRED MANN: 5-4-3-2-1 (Canadian album version) *** LONGPLAYTIME  MANFRED MANN: Bare Hugg (by Mike Hugg, LP Soul of Mann, 1967), Each Other’s Company (by Mike Hugg, < LP ‘As Is’, 1966) *** WORD: JIM HIGHTOWER, America’s no. 1 populist:


STARTER: JAMES BROWN: Think, 1960 *** THE ORIGINATORS  & INSPIRATORS : Gospel Time with MARIE KNIGHT (Twelve Gates to the City, < ‘The Gospel Truth Live’) + MAVIS STAPLES: Devil On the Loose (< ‘Have  A Little Faith’), with Thanks to AIRPLAY DIRECT and Alligator Records *** SPECIAL JOHNNY COPELAND: On Bended Knee, Make My Home, Kasavubu, Claim Jumper  (< Rounder records complation ‘On Bended Knee’, with thanks to Airplay Direct ) + ALBERT COLLINS, ROBERT CRAY & JOHNNY COPELAND: Black Cat Bone, Blackjack  (< ‘Showdown’, 1985) + BECK, BOGERT & APPICE; Black Cat Moan (live ) *** WORD: JOHN BALABAN: Vietnamese Poems + DAVE BALL: Priceless (< Don’t Forget Your Alligator) ***

 3 MY GENERATION (repeated) 
SPECIALJACKIE EDWARDS SONGBOOK: JACKIE EDWARDS:  Keep On Running, Somebody Help Me, Come On Home + SPENCER DAVIS GROUP: When I Come Home (live session 1966) + MILLIE SMALL: Sweet William c/w Oh Henry + LONG JOHN BALDRY: Keep On Running + WAYNE FONTANA & MINDBENDERS: Come On Home  *** FORGOTTEN & OVERLOOKED : HAT AND TIE: Finding It Rough (b-side of single, feat. Patrick Campbell-Lyons) * ELEPHANT’s MEMORY: Crossroads of The Stepping Stones (single, 1969 + THE SHAKE-SPEARS: Don’t Play Funny Games ***  LONGPLAYTIME  NIRVANA (Feelin’ Shattered, LP ‘Simon Simopath’, 1967) + TROLL: Have You Seen the Queen (1969, Animated Music) + THE SOFT MACHINE (Pig, album II) *** AND ALSO: LITTLE STEVIE WONDER, Fingertips pt. 2 + BIG FUNK FACTORY: Feel a Little Dystopic Tonight + THE ROCKIN’ BERRIES: Flashback *** WORD  DESMOND DEKKER: 007 (Shanty Town)  + THE ETHIOPIANS: Everything Crash +  DOROTHEA SMARTT reads her poetry; exclusive Radio 68 session recorded at London’s Poetry Café.

4 BLUESIDE (repeated)

SPECIAL: TOMMY TUCKER: TOMMY TUCKER Hi-heel Sneakers c/w I Don’t Want Cha (no.11, USA, 1964), Alimony (single, 1965), A Whole Lot Of Work, Sitting Home All Alone (b-side, 1967) + INDEX: Long Tall Shorty (1967, written by Don Covay, Tucker’s second sngle) *** THE ORIGINATORS  & INSPIRATORS JIMMY REED (Things Ain’t What They Used To Be, (LP ‘At Soul City’) + BLIND GARY DAVIS: Tryin’ So Hard (LP ‘Harlem Street Singer’, 1960) + BYTHER SMITH: Sell My Monkey (Smitty’s Blues) *** KEEPERS OF THE BLUES FLAME: NICK MOSS BAND feat. Dennis Gruehling: Crazy Mixed Up Baby, Lesson To Learn, He Walked With Giants  (cd ‘The High Cost Of Low Living’, Alligator, 2018, thanks to V2 Records Belgium and Alligator) *** WORD:  Derroll Adams’ peace message + The Freedom Riders

 SCHEDULE ** ROOSTER  ** CET Brussels Sun. 1200 > 2400      Tue. 1200 > 2000 
My Generation: new show: Simon Dupree 12:00 * 16:00 * 20:00 hrs 12:00 * 16:00 hrs
Blueside: new show: Johnny Copeland 13:00  * 17:00  * 21:00 hrs 13:00  * 17:00 hrs
My Generation repeated: Jackie Edwards 14:00 * 18:00  * 22:00 hrs 14:00 * 18:00 hrs
Blueside repeated: Tommy Tucker 15:00 * 19:00 * 23:00 hrs 15:00 * 19:00 hrs
Ends 24:00 hrs Ends 20:00 hrs




” ‘Simon Dupree’ was vocalist Derek Shulman ans his brothers Ray and Phil  who started out in music as R&B fanatics and first formed a group in 1964 (…).They were signed to EMI’s Parlophone label, and cut a pair of powerful R&B-style songs in 1966, “I See the Light” and “It Is Finished.” Success on the club scene didn’t necessarily result in serious record sales, however, and the group’s debut, as well as its follow-up records, “Reservations” b/w “You Need a Man” and “Day Time, Night Time” b/w “I’ve Seen It All Before,” didn’t make much of an impression. Their debut album, Without Reservations, containing the first fragmentary examples of the group’s original songwriting, was released in August of 1967. (…) Then, in October of 1967, the group’s management and record label decided to try moving the band in the direction of psychedelia. (…) The result was “Kites,” a song recorded in the early fall of 1967 at Abbey Road. Later, the Shulman brothers formed prog outfit Gentle Giant”.
After Bruce Eder,, All Rights Reserved.
RADIO 68 plays the first three singles + Gentle Giant + Manfred Mann as Simon Dupree’s single ‘Day Time Night Time’ was written by Mike Hugg of Manfred Mann.


Album “On Bended Knee”, Rounder Records, with thanks to Airplay Direct
“ (…) but the sides chosen do capture them at particular and sometimes poignant and important places in their careers. In the particular case of  Copeland, his Rounder years paved the way for his well-known excellent late-era recordings for Verve, and it can be convincingly argued that despite the smaller recording budget, his sides for Rounder are even better than those he cut later”.
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RADIO 68 plays several tracks from ‘On Bended Knee’


“Real name Robert Higginbotham, Tommy Tucker was a  R&B singer, best remembered for his 1964 hit single ‘Hi-Heel Sneakers’.Tommy was a talented piano player and singer/songwriter. In 1951, Tommy was part of the The Bobby Wood Orchestra. In 1955, he had moved on to become a member of several groups, including The Belvaderes, The Dusters, and also recorded under the name of Tee Tucker (recording for the ATCO imprint). On signing to Checker Records, Tommy’s single, ‘Hi-Heel Sneakers’ b/w ‘I Don’t Want ‘ Cha (Watcha Gonna Do)’, reached number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The single also reached number 23 in the U.K. Singles Chart. Tucker’s follow-up Checker release, ‘Long Tall Shorty’ b/w ‘Mo Shorty’, fared less well.

Tommy recruited many musicians to work on his albums, including Louisiana Red, Willie Dixon and Donny Hathaway. Tommy took a break from music in the late sixties. Tommy became a freelance writer for a local newspaper, writing about the exploitation of African Americans in the white owned media. He returned to recording in 1974, recruiting the services of Bo Diddley on two of his albums, namely ‘Mother Tucker’ and, later, ‘The Rocks Is My Pillow, The Cold Ground Is My Bed’.  Tommy died in 1982 at the age of 48 at College Hospital in Newark, New Jersey.”
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“Wilfred Gerald “Jackie” Edwards (1938 – 15 August 1992) was a Jamaican musician and songwriter, whose career took in ska, R&B, soul, rocksteady, reggae, and ballads.
Edwards was born in Jamaica, and came to the attention of Chris Blackwell in 1959; when Blackwell set up Island Records in London in 1962, Edwards travelled with him. Edwards worked as a singer and songwriter for Island as well as performing duties such as delivering records. He wrote both “Keep On Running” and “Somebody Help Me”, that became #1 singles in the United Kingdom for The Spencer Davis Group. He continued to work as a recording artist himself, with regular album releases through to the mid 1980s. Much of his later work was produced by Bunny Lee, and he also worked with The Aggrovators. Edwards’ music is published through Fairwood Music (UK) Ltd.
Edwards also worked as a producer, co-producing the 1977 album Move Up Starsky by The Mexicano. He died in August 1992 of a heart attack”.
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No political prisoners in Europe

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