Langspeeltijd * Long-playtime of Monday 15 & Wednesday 17 April: In Memoriam Scott Walker, Gary Walker, Georgie Fame [Ed’s Show, 2019-14]
NEW SHOW: In Memoriam Scott Walker 9th January 1943 > 22nd March 2019 + The Righteous Brothers, Rod Stewart *** REPEATED: Georgie Fame (Sweet Things), Graham Bond, Gary Walker & The Rain, The Golden Earrings *** Monday 15 April, 12:00-24:00 hrs CET Brussels + repeated Wednesday 17 April, 12:00 till 20:00 hrs CET Brussels *** [2019-14, no. 79 ] ***
*** RADIO 68: ALL THE SOUNDS AND ALL THE VOICES OF THE SIXTIES ***
|New show: Scott Walker, The Walker Brothers||12:00
|Repeated show: Georgie Fame, Graham Bond||14:00
|End of show||24:00||20:00|
NEW SHOW SPECIAL : 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 d’Esports) & 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
SPECIAL: Georgie Fame, Graham Bond
LOVE, PEACE & UNDERSTANDING Graham Bond: Love Is The Law
HOMAGE TO CATALUNYA Tony Villaplana: Yeh Yeh (en Català)
GEORGIE FAME Sweet Things, 1966, entire A-side.
GARY WALKER & THE RAIN “1”, 1968: choice tracks.
GRAHAM BOND + THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANISATION: The Mighty, 1969 (choice tracks) + The Sounds of ‘65 (1965, entire side 1).
GEORGIE FAME Sweet Things, 1966, entire B-side.
THE GOLDEN EARRINGS Winter Harvest, 1967: choice tracks.
AND ALSO Joe Cocker + WORD & FREE SPEECH & POETRY / WOORD : Adrian Henri and Andy Roberts: Tonight At Noon + Hippies In Nederland + Llibertat presos politics! + Paul Robeson.
HIGHLIGHT ** IN DE KIJKER
GEORGIE FAME SWEET THINGS (LP, 1966)
“Georgie Fame and The Blue Flames’ third bum very much follows in the footsteps of its predecessors, a punchy R&B stomper that could (even should) have been recorded live, so high is the energy, and so abandoned the backing of The Blue Flames. This is especially apparent on side two of the original vinyl, as the band all-but replicate the closing run of a hot and sweaty club gig, pounding through an electrifyingly note-perfect “My Girl,” a rattling “The Whole World’s Shaking” and a truly incredible version of “The In Crowd,” all honking horns and smooth-flowing Hammond. Don Covay’s “See Saw” is another jewel, but for sheer audacity, the highlight has to be calypso king Lord Kitchener’s gleefully risqué “Dr Kitch,” a percussively swaying romp that only grows more delightful as it becomes apparent that Fame himself is having trouble delivering the lyric straight-faced — the story of a doctor attempting to administer an injection to a nervous young lady, after all, is so rife with double meaning that it is virtually a sex act in its own right’. (…)
Review by Dave Thompson on www.allmusic.com All Rights Reserved.
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