Langspeeltijd * Long-playtime of Monday 25 & Wednesday 27 Feb.: Light Psych with The Beau Brummels, The Chambers Brothers, Pearls Before Swine, The Bee Gees [Ed’s Show, 2019-08]
NEW SHOW: Light Psych with The Beau Brummels,The Chambers Brothers, Pearls Before Swine, The Bee Gees *** REPEATED: The Rolling Stones’ Satanic Majesties, Donovan (Hurdy Gurdy Man), Blossom Toes, Electric Banana aka The Pretty Things, Alan Ginsberg *** Monday 25 Feb., 12:00-24:00 hrs CET Brussels + repeated Wednesday 27 Feb., 12:00 till 24:00 hrs CET Brussels *** [2019-08, no. 73 = 2017-05)] ***
*** RADIO 68: ALL THE SOUNDS AND ALL THE VOICES OF THE SIXTIES ***
|Monday & Wednesday CET Brussels||Mon.||Wed.|
|Long-playtime new show: Light Psych: Chambers Bros., Beau Brummels, Pearls Before Swine, Bee Gees||12:00|
|Long-playtime repeated: show: Satanic Majesties, Donovan||14:00|
|End of show||24:00||20:00|
NEW SHOW Sundays 12:00, 16:00 & 20:00 hrs ; Wednesdays 12:00 & 1600 hrs (Brussels CET)
SPECIAL LIGHT PSYCH:
THE BEAU BRUMMELS: TRIANGLE, 1967: choice tracks **
THE CHAMBERS BROTHERS: THE TIME HAS COME TODAY, 1967, choice tracks
PEARLS BEFORE SWINE: ONE NATION UNDERGROUND, 1967, side A **
THE BEE GEES: FIRST, 1967, side A **
WORD & POETRY: Bruce Kent on the Nuclear Disarmament Movement, The War Game, L’Internationale, Frank Zappa on Fascist Theocracy in the USA *** CATALUNYA LLIBERTAT: Joan Manuel Serrat.
REPEATED SHOW Sundays 14:00, 18:00 & 22:00 hrs ; Wednesdays 14:00 & 1800 hrs (Brussels CET)
SPECIAL: THE ROLLING STONES: THEIR SATANIC MAJESTIES REQUEST, 1967, entire album + DONOVAN: HURDY GURDY MAN, 1968, choice tracks: Hurdy Gurdy Man, Peregrine, The River Song, Tangier feat. Bert Jansch; A Sunny Day + MELLOW YELLOW, 1966: Sunny South Kensington
+ THE BLOSSOM TOES (feat. Jim Cregan, Poli Palmer, Brian Godding): WE ARE EVER SO CLEAN, 1967: choice tracks Look At Me, I’ll Be Late For Tea, Telegram, Remarkable Saga, Mister Watchmaker
+ ELECTRIC BANANA aka THE PRETTY THNGS: ELECTRIC BANANA, 1967: choice tracks: Grey Skies, Thousand Ages From The Sun, Do My Stuff **
HOMAGE TO CATALONIA: Sopa de Cabra feat. President Carles Puidgement: Camins ** WORD: Allen GINSBERG & Mondrian String Quartet: September on Jessore Road *
HIGHLIGHT ** IN DE KIJKER
THE BEE GEES 1st
“ (…) The Bee Gees were one of the biggest bands in pop history thanks to their many disco singles in the seventies; albums like Saturday Night Fever’s soundtrack are filled with cheesy, yet ultra catchy classics, but that success overshadows their earlier work of the sixties and many people will laugh when you tell them that they used to be as important in the psychedelic pop scene as bands like The Zombies or The Beach Boys. “1st” was the first album by the band released worldwide and even if it has some flaws is still an essential record for every psych pop fan.
(…)The band’s international debut isn’t a perfect album; still, the instrumentation is superb and extremely influenced by bands like The Beach Boys (Pet Sounds) with many baroque accompaniments and lyrics that aren’t of this world – even if a couple of songs that show some incredible song-writing (…). Source / All Rights Reserved: JP Patino Izquierdo http://www.sputnikmusic.com/review/68562/Bee-Gees-Bee-Gees-1st/
SATANIC FLOWERS: THEIR SATANIC MAJESTIES REQUEST
(…) The Rolling Stones were not ready for the pro movement, and their decision to jump the bandwagon was a serious miscalculation from the very beginning. Brian Jones probably was the only Stone to be able to relate to the new age and even then it may have been for drugs and fashion rather than politics. “Flowers” (Summer 1967) was a shameless cash-in and as far removed from the peace movement’s principles as the UK prime minister’s. “We Love You” (August 1967) was a nice song, but so what? Their only real effort was the “psychedelic” album Their Satanic Majesties Request (Winter 1967). The fans didn’t understand, but bought the album anyway. Considering comments and sales, hardly anyone else did. The Stones failed to convince they had contributed to the new movement and deep inside they knew they were not a part of it and would never be. The new movement was so rich and varied it included Martin Luther King, Ghandi, Buddhism, analyses of capitalism, radically new ideas about sex and male-female model roles and anti-authoritarian education to name but a few, but the Stones shrunk it to something “psychedelic”. Psychedelic was just one possible adjective to label the new era, but it was the only one Jagger, Jones & Co could possibly identify with because it could refer to drugs and drugs could be seen as part of the Anti Attitude. The Stones had a strong image and one that reflected their personalities, so no-one actually believed they had entered the Age of Aquarius”. © Eddy Bonte, full article here:
For an entirely different point of view, see Kris Needs in Team Rock:
http://teamrock.com/review/2017-09-06/the-rolling-stones-their-satanic-majesties-request-album-review (All Rights Reserved).
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