Longplaytime * Langspeeltijd: Monday 01 October: The Soundtracks: Zabriskie Point, Blow-Up, Mulberry Bush [Ed’s Show 2018-38]

NEW SHOW: The Soundtracks: Zabriskie Point, Blow-Up,  Here We Go, ‘Round The Mulberry Bush  *** REPEATEDHolland’s Finest with Sandy  Coast, The Motions, The Shoes, Rob Hoeke R&B Group, ZZ & De Maskers   *** Monday 01 October September, 12:00-24:00 hrs  CET Brussels *** [2018-38 (532)] *** RADIO 68: ALL THE SOUNDS AND ALL THE VOICES OF THE SIXTIES ****

NEW SHOW Sundays 12:00, 16:00 & 20:00 hrs ; Wednesdays 12:00 & 1600 hrs (Brussels CET)
SPECIAL: THE SOUNDTRACKS :ZABRISKIE POINT, Antonioni, 1970 (entire album): The Pink Floyd, Grateful Dead, The Kaleidoscope, Roscoe Holcomb, John Fahey, Jerry Garcia, Patti Page ** BLOW-UP, Antonioni, 1967 (choice tracks): Herbie Hancock, The Yardbirds with JEFF BECK and JIMMY PAGE, Tomorrow (two outtakes), Unknown Studio Musicians ** HERE WE GO ROUND THE MULBERRY BUSH, Clive Donner, 1968, entire album: The Spencer Davis Group, Traffic,  Andy Ellison (alternate versions instead of OST of  four Spencer Davis Group tracks: Taking Out Time, Picture Of Her,  Just Like Me, Possession) ** AND ALSO: THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1967: three alternate versions that did not make the LP: The American Metaphysical Circus, Heresy aka Coming Down, Mouse aka The Garden of Earthtly Delights  + DAVID HEMMINGS HAPPENS, 1967 ** WORD & POETRY: No pasarán * The Fugs & Alan Ginsberg: I Saw The Best Minds Of My Generation * Weathermen Announce Offensive *  Delphine Lecompte : Ik vergeet soms (exclusieve Radio 68-voorleessessie)

REPEATED SHOW Sundays 14:00, 18:00 & 22:00 hrs ; Wednesdays 14:00 & 1800  (Brussels CET)

SPECIAL  Holland’s Finest
THE SANDY COAST: From The Workshop, 1968, side A.
THE MOTIONS: Electric Baby, 1969, side A.
THE SANDY COAST: From The Workshop, 1968, side B.
THE SHOES: Wie The Shoes past, 1967, side A
ZZ & DE MASKERS: ZZ & De Maskers: 1965, choice tracks.
THE ROB HOEKE R&B GROUP: Save Our Souls (1967) + Celsius 232,8 (1968): choice tracks.

LOVE, PEACE & UNDERSTANDING Malvina Reynolds, Maggie Bell
WORD & FREE SPEECH Simon & Garfunkel
WOORD Marcel Van Maele, Simon Vinkenoog & Bo’s Art Trio

SHOWTIME

 Monday,  Wednesday CET Brussels Mon.    Wed.
 Longplaytime new show: Soundtracks 12, 16, 20 hrs not repeated
Longplaytime repeated show: Holland’s Finest 14, 18, 22 hrs not repeated
End of show 24:00 Midnight 20:00 hrs

HIGHLIGHT ** IN DE KIJKER

BLOW-UP
“Made in Great Britain in 1966, the flat-out great Blow-Up (in the U.K., Blow-Up) was Michaelangelo Antionioni’s  first English-language effort. “Inspired” by Argentinean writer Julio Cortázar’s 1959 short story Las babas del diablo (literally, “The Devil’s Drool”), Blow-Up was nominated for two Academy Awards – in addition to winning the Palme d’Or. (…). Blow-Up, for its part, is not only a great work of art but a great work of philosophy as well, one as impressive as Antonioni’s Italian masterpiece, La Notte (1961). Also of interest, Blow-Up caused a bit of a stir upon its release for its depiction of female nudity, casual sex, and drug use. Of course, forty years later this all seems a bit silly, considering how tame the scenes look to the modern viewer”.  (Quoted from: http://www.altfg.com/film/blowup-michelangelo-antonioni/)

“Everyone who has seen “Blow-Up” will know that it’s The Yardbirds, in a recording made with the rare Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page line-up, who provide the film with its exciting live rock group action cameo, and they are seen, and here heard, blazing through an interpretation of the old Tiny Bradshaw via Johnny Burnette Rock ‘N’ Roll Trio chestnut ‘Train Kept-A-Rollin’ – here redesigned as the sharper-titled ‘Stroll On’ – yet that’s only a smidgeon of what’s on offer.

This recently-issued reassessment of the soundtrack via the Music on Vinyl outlet presents everything in a vibrant, altogether more alive way for the up to date listener to get their head into. A few of the instrumental pieces – almost all created by the great Herbie Hancock number among the set’s most colourful creations, including the highly effective ‘Bring Down The Birds’.

Most people who are even just a little bit bothered about those types of fascinating behind-the-scenes insights will know nowadays – well at least since the initial vinyl reissue way back in the late 80s / early 90s – that one of director Michelangelo Antonioni’s first choice London groups for the onstage club guitar smasherama scenario was to have been the never less than intriguing, always effortlessly endearing Tomorrow, the British psychedelic pop legends who would later go on to give us such mercurial-sounding underground pop gems as ‘My White Bicycle’ and ‘Revolution’. Here, they can be heard as they transit forward from their more mod-inclined previous incarnation when they operated as the In Crowd, and now giving out with the softly attacking charm of ‘Am I Glad To See You’.” (Quoted from: http://www.psychedelicbabymag.com/2014/08/original-soundtrack-blow-up-1966-review.html)

SANDY COAST:  FROM THE WORKSHOP

“Sandy Coast started as a skiffle Group in Voorburg, Holland, 1961. Notwithstanding the many merits of the other group members, Sandy Coast was the brainchild of composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist Hans Vermeulen (1947-2017). As a pop group, they excelled in nice, harmonic, classic songs, such as We’ll Meet Again (no. 30, 1966), Sorry She’s Mine (no. 40), A Girl Like You ( no. 28), And Her Name Is…Amy (no. 22), I See Your Face Again (no. 12, 1968) and True Love, That’s A Wonder (no. 3, 1971). Amazingly, they never broke the Top Ten in the sixties. At the end of that decade, the group turned psychedelic and experimental, delivering ‘From The Workshop’ in 1968. Such was their professionalism and status in the music industry, that Larry Page of Page One records (The Troggs, etc.) came to see them in Holland and signed them on the spot. Chartwise, they fared better in the early seventies, but Vermeulen disbanded Sandy Coast when he considered he had given everything he had to give”.  © Eddy Bonte for Radio 68. Radio 68 plays the entire ‘From The Wokshop’ album.

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