My Generation *** 60s Radio *** The Isle of Wight 1969 Festival, part 1: Marsha Hunt, Gary Farr, Moody Blues, Liverpool Scene, Blodwyn Pig, Edgar Broughton Band, Family, Free *** Sunday 29 & Tuesday 31 May 2022 *** [Ed’s Show, 2022-17]

NEW SHOW: * The Isle Of Wight 1969 Festival, part 1: Marsha Hunt, Gary Farr, Moody Blues, Liverpool Scene, Blodwyn Pig, Edgar Broughton Band, Family, Free ***  REPEATED Psychedelic States: Alabama, Nirvana (the singles), And Also P.J. Proby, Bakerloo, T. Rex, Percy Sledge, Honeybus, Rudy Bennett … *** Sunday 29 May 2022 & Tuesday 31 May 2022, 12:00 noon till 24:00 *** Time: CET Brussels ***  Ed’s Show, 2022-17 (2020-32) *** RADIO 68: all the revolutionary sounds and voices that shaped the sixties ***

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Showtime CETime Brussels

  • 12.00 Isle of Wight 1969, part 1 
  • 14.00 Psychedelic Alabama, Nirvana
  • 16.00 Isle of Wight 1969, part 1 
  • 18.00 Psychedelic Alabama, Nirvana
  • 20.00 Isle of Wight 1969, part 1 
  • 22.00  Psychedelic Alabama, Nirvana
  • 24.00  [ENDS HERE ON TUESDAY] 
  • 24.00 Isle of Wight 1969, part 1 
  • 02.00 Psychedelic Alabama, Nirvana
  • 04.00 [ENDS HERE ON MONDAY MORNING]  

THE PLAYLISTS

NEW SHOWS 12:00, 16:00, 20:00 & 24:00 hrs CET 

01 MY GENERATIONISLE OF WIGHT 1969, 01
RARE, FORGOTTEN & OVERLOOKED
THE NEW VAUDEVILLE BAND Green Street Green + NANCY SINATRA How Does That Grab You, Darlin’ ? + JEFF BECK Tally Man.
SPECIAL:  ISLE OF WIGHT 1969, pt. 01 MARSHA HUNT  + GARY FARR +  FAMILY + THE MOODY BLUES + THE LIVERPOOL SCENE.
AND ALSO: LOVE & PEACE & REVOLUTION Jackie De Shannon: What the World Needs Now Is Love.
HOMAGE TO CATALUNYA Pau Riba: Kithou  (2LP Dioptria) + THE CRITTERS + THE BONZO DOG BAND + Isle Of  Wight press reports

02 MY GENERATION BLUESIDE:  ISLE OF WIGHT  1969, pt. 01

LOVE & PEACE & REVOLUTION THE JEFF BECK GROUP Let ME Love You.
HOMAGE TO CATALUNYA ELS DRACS: Es la meva vida.
SPECIAL  ISLE OF WIGHT 1969, pt. 01: BLODWYN PIG + EDGAR BROUGHTON BAND + FAMILY + FREE.
KEEPERS OF THE BLUES FLAME CHRISTONE ‘Kingfish’ INGRAM  2019 cd ‘Kingfish’ , feat. Buddy Guy + THE CASH BOX KINGS feat. Shemekia Copeland.
FREE SPEECH * DE GEDACHTEN ZIJN VRIJ  Radio Prague on the  Soviet Invasion + Hippies in het Vondelpark.
THANKS TO  V2 Records Belgium for Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram and ALLIGATOR RECODs  for The Cash Box Kings

 REPEATED SHOWS 14:00, 18:00, 22:00 & 02:00 hrs CET

03 MY GENERATION: Psychedelic States: Alabama
LOVE & PEACE  Simon & Garfunkel: 7 O’clock Newssilent Night.
FORGOTTEN & OVERLOOKED  HET + Rudy Bennett + The Jumping Jewels feat. Johnny Lion.
SPECIAL:   Psychedelic States: Alabama. Featuring The K-Otics, The Outer Mongolian Herd,  The Swingin’ Lamp Liters, The Stolen Children, The “In”, The Movement, The Mishaps (cd Psychedelic States: Alabama in the 60s, vol. 2).
LONGPLAYTIME P.J. Proby: Three-Week Hero, 1969) + Percy Sledge: Warm & Tender Soul, 1966 + Nancy Sinatra: How Does That Grab You, 1966  + Steppenwolf: Monster, 1969 + Sounds Orchestral: Cast Your Fate To The Wind + Sandie Shaw & Chris Andrews < Sandie Shaw: Me, 1965.
WORD : Mexico 2 October 1968 The Massacre (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Coce6lHkHAA + Frederik De Preester leest Erik De Preester (Rebel te zijn, Het Westen predict de vrede)

04 MY GENERATION: NIRVANA The Singles
LOVE & PEACE  The Flower Pot Men: A Walk In The Sky
HOMAGE TO CATALONIA: Llamp Te Frigui: La Marianna  (LLTF) http://llamptefrigui.fr/
FORGOTTEN & OVERLOOKED
DON CRAINE’s NEW DOWNLINERS SECT + HONEYBUS (demo, 1967) + MURRAY HEAD.
SPECIAL  NIRVANA: The 1967 & 1968 singles: Rainbow Chaser , Girl In The Park, Pentecost Hotel,  Tiny Goddess, Trapeze (B-side of ‘All Of us’), Flashbulb (B-side of ‘Rainbow Chase’).
LONGPLAYTIME:  B.B. KING (, LP Blues On Top Of Blues’, 1968) + BAKERLOO (LP ‘Bakerloo’, 1969) + BILLY LEE RILEY (LP ‘In Action’, 1966) + TYRANNOSAURUS REX (LP ‘Unicorn’, 1969). 
FREE SPEECH DE GEDACHTEN ZIJN VRIJ: Donovan + Boudewijn De Groot Bruce Kent 

 BACKGROUND + MEER INFORMATIE

THE ISLE OF WIGHT SHOWS
The second Isle Of Wight festival took place on August 30th and 31st 1969, that’s just a few weeks after Woodstock. Contrary to Woodstock, however, this wonderful festival with its impressive and eclectic programme is not very well documented. There is no sound-track, no LP or CD release, no documentary film, not even a programme book… Some footage can be found on Youtube, but the audio and visual quality is usually below standard. Regretfully, we cannot offer any live recordings.
In My Generation, Radio 68 plays a personal selection of tracks from artists that appeared at the Isle of Wight in 1969.
In Long-playtime, we broadcast LP tracks, full LPs or entire LP-sides from albums released between 1968 and 1970 by same artists.
We have avoided the artists that were played in our Woodstock shows, because their sets do not really differ and we would need to draw on the same albums anyway (e.g. The Who, Richie Havens, Joe Cocker).

PSYCHEDELIC STATES: Alabama in the 60s, vol. 2
“The second Alabama instalment in Gear Fab’s fab “Psychedelic States” is more of the same, meaning a mixed bag of Clearasil psychedelia and undersexed garage rock, but it skews enticingly more towards the former sort of weirdness this time around than did the original volume. The compilation still has the good (but not psychedelic) regional hits mixed in with the fourth-rate, mainstream-aping pap (unappetizing even as guilty nostalgic pleasures) and more than its fair share of decent but not-nearly-as-groovy-as-they-thought filler, which is at least of a quality to elicit a giggle or smile the first two or three times through (though that is perhaps one or two more spins than the stuff merits). On the other hand, the relatively significant number of oddball, shaggy-dog nuggets makes the collection worth sifting through, starting right out the box with  The Chimes “#38” and its effects pedal-heavy acid blues. The Distortions do a far-out, yowling (literally) version of the Howlin’ Wold classic “Smokestack Lightning” with some excellent slide guitar work, good enough to get them signed to Mercury. The deliciously named the Outer Mongolian Herd crank out a “Hey Joe” halfway between the Love version of the song and the unhinged nuttiness of “Wooly Bully.” And the infectious, harmony-laden “You’re Playing With Fire” finds  The Male in full-tilt boogie. But perhaps the strangest curiosity, for extra-musical reasons: “Think!!,” a 1968 cut by George Wallace Jr. Yes, the son of the infamous governor. And, yeah, it’s pretty solid”. Quoted From / All Rights Reserved: AllMusic Review by Stanton Swihart  allmusic.com

 

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