Langspeeltijd * Long-playtime of Sunday 24 & Monday 25 March: Led Zeppelin, Cream, Shocking Blue, John Mayall [Ed’s Show, 2019-12, no. 77]
NEW SHOW: Led Zeppelin, Cream, Shocking Blue, John Mayall *** REPEATED: Going Civilised… with The Toys, The Herd, The Left Banke, The Tremeloes, The Turtles, Gary Puckett & Union Gap, Peter & Gordon *** Sunday 24 March, 12:00-24:00 hrs CET Brussels + repeated Monday 25 March, 12:00 till 24:00 hrs CET Brussels *** [2019-12, no. 77 ] ***
*** RADIO 68: ALL THE SOUNDS AND ALL THE VOICES OF THE SIXTIES ***
|Long-playtime new show: Led Zeppelin, Cream, Shocking Blue, John Mayall||12:00
|Long-playtime repeated: show: The Toys, The Herd, The Left Banke, The Tremeloes, Gary Puckett & Union Gap||14:00
|End of show||24:00||24:00|
NEW SHOW SPECIAL Led Zeppelin, Cream, Shocking Blue, John Mayall
LED ZEPPELIN Led Zeppelin II, entire A-side, 1969.
JOHN MAYALL Empty Rooms, 1969, entire A-side.
LED ZEPPELIN Led Zeppelin II, entire B-side, 1969.
CREAM Wheels Of Fire, 1968, LP2, side C (Live in San Francisco, March, 1968).
SHOCKING BLUE At Home, LP, 1969: choice tracks.
LOVE, PEACE & UNDERSTANDING Sandy Posey: I Take It Back.
HOMAGE TO CATALUNYA Eurogrup canta Allen Toussaint + James Brown (I’ll Go Crazy) en Català.
WORD & FREE SPEECH & POETRY Dolly Birds and Mini-skirts, Jim Hightower, John Mayall.
SPECIAL: SPECIAL GOING CIVILISED WITH….
THE TOYS Sing “A Lover’s Concerto’ and ‘Attack’”, US, LP, choice tracks.
THE HERD Paradise & Underworld, UK, LP, 1967, entire A-side.
THE LEFT BANKE Walk Away Renée / Pretty Ballerina, LP, 1967 + The Left Banke Too, LP, 1968: choice tracks.
THE TURTLES It Ain’t Me Babe, US, LP, 1965: entire B-side.
THE TREMELOES Chip, Dave, Alan, Rick; LP, 1967, choice tracks.
GARY PUCKET & THE UNION GAP Young Girl, LP, US, 1968 + Woman, LP, US, 1968: choice tracks.
PETER AND GORDON In Touch With, UK, 1964, LP, choice tracks.
LOVE, PEACE & UNDERSTANDING Marianne Faithful: Hang On To A Dream (LP Love In A Mist, 1967)
HOMAGE TO CATALUNYA Tony Vilaplana: Yeh Yeh (1965, EP)
WORD & FREE SPEECH & POETRY : Ernst Busch, Paul Robeson, The Byrds, Leuven Vlaams
HIGHLIGHT ** IN DE KIJKER
JOHN MAYALL Empty Rooms (1969)
(…) If The Turning Point marked a partial shift away from the genre that had established Mayall’s reputation, Empty Rooms kicked off with a blast of the blues, ‘Don’t Waste My Time’. But this is a long way from his gritty mid-60s classic electric blues. It’s folk-blues, which mesmerized British kids at the dawn of the rock era. Broonzy, Lead Belly, Woody Guthrie all linger here – as does Lonnie Donegan, the man who took Skiffle into the British charts and inspired a generation. (…)
Drum-free it may be, but there’s no lack of drive. ‘Plan Your Revolution’ rocks; ‘Something New’ has a handy lazy groove; ‘People Cling Together’ boasts the spirit of Wilbert Harrison’s ‘Let’s Work Together’, illuminated by 12-string guitar. As the album falls deeper into its romantic mindset, things change: ‘Don’t Pick A Flower’ is folk, pure and simple; ‘Many Miles Apart’ is a wailing blues, but clearly personal; ‘Waiting For The Right Time’ sounds like it was written watching desert dust blow by while Mayall admits “she drives me out of my mind” in a shimmering musical mirage. (…)
Source / All Rights Reserved https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/rediscover-john-mayall-empty-rooms/
THE LEFT BANKE
“Based in New York, The Left Banke pioneered “baroque & roll” in the ’60s with a mix of pop/rock and grand, quasi-classical arrangements and melodies. Featuring teenage prodigy Michael Brown as keyboardist and chief songwriter, the group scored two quick hits with “Walk Away Renee” (number five) and “Pretty Ballerina” (number 15). Chamber-like string arrangements, the soaring, near-falsetto lead vocals of Steve Martin, and tight harmonies that borrowed from British Invasion bands like The Beatles and The Zombies were also key elements of their sound. Though their two hits are their only well-remembered efforts, their debut album “Walk Away Renée / Pretty Ballerina) was a strong, near-classic work that matched the quality of their hit singles in song-writing and production (…) . Source: Richie Unterberger at allmusic.com, All Rights Reserved https://www.allmusic.com/artist/the-left-banke-mn0000771010/biography
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