My Generation of Sun. 12 March: The Small Faces 1967, Nina Simone High Priestess Of Soul [Ed’s Show, 2017-11]
NEW SHOW: The Small Faces 1967, Nina Simone High Priestess Of Soul ** REPEATED: KEEF HARTLEY, MAGIC SAM, OTIS REDDING ** * [Ed’s Show, 2017-11, 12 March]
1 MY GENERATION (NEW)
SPECIAL: SMALL FACES 1967 LP UK version: selected tracks ** FAMOUS but FORGOTTEN: SAM THE SHAM & THE PHARAOHS, TEE SET, THE ACE KEFFORD STAND ** LONGPLAYING: CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY II, TIM HARDIN 2 ** AND ALSO: DESMOND DEKKER & THE ACES , THE EQUALS, DAVE EDMUNDS, THE ROCK-A-TEENS ** WORD : Mai 68, “Ce n’est qu’un début”.
2 BLUESIDE (NEW)
SPECIAL: NINA SIMONE, “HIGH PRIESTESS OF SOUL”, LP, 1967 selected tracks from the album + interview snippets on Blackness and Racism ** THE ORGINATORS & INSPIRATORS: CLIFTON CHENIER, OTIS RUSH, FRANKIE LEE SIMS ** STRUTTIN’ THEIR NEW STUFF: ELVIN BISHOP FUN TRIO + LIL’ ED & THE BLUES IMPERIALS: THE BIG SOUND OF: Elvin Bishop and Lil’ Ed are on ALLIGATOR RECORDS. Thanks to Alligator, V2 Records Belgium and Airplay Direct ** KEEPERS OF THE BLUES FLAME: GRAHAM BOND: THE SOUND OF 65, feat. Dick Heckstall-Smith, Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce + PAUL BRIDGEWATER ** WORD: MUHAMMED ALI on refusing to go to Vietnam
3 MY GENERATION (repeated)
SPECIAL: KEEF HARTLEY: KEEF HARTLEY BAND: Halfbreed, 1st LP, 1969, entire A-side + RORY STORM & THE HURRICANES: first single 1963 A&B + THE ARTWOODS ** FAMOUS but FORGOTTEN: JAMES CARR (You Get My Mind Messed Up, 1966) + O.V. WRIGHT + HERMAN’s HERMITS ** LONGPLAYING: BREAD LOVE and DREAMS (Amaryllis, 1971)+ NINA SIMONE (High Priestess Of Soul, 1967) ** AND ALSO: L’Internationale; JENNY LEWIS & ANGELA STRANGE; WANDA JACKSON.
4 BLUESIDE (REPEATED)
SPECIAL: ON THE SOUL SIDE: MAGIC SAM: West Side Soul (Delmark, 1967) + OTIS REDDING & CARLA THOMAS: King & Queen, 1967 + OTIS REDDING: Otis Blue, 1965 + PAUL BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND: The Resurrection of Pigboy Crabshaw 1967) ** STRUTTIN’ THEIR NEW STUFF: SCOTT H. BIRAM (Bad Testament, Feb. 2017) Thanks to V2 Records Belgium, Concert: Goezot, Turnhout 20 April 2017 + THE HEXMEN: King Bee (2017, thanks to George Wickstead, www.thehexmen.com)
|SHOW||Brussels 12 noon till 12 midnight||London 11 a.m. till 11 p.m.|
|My Generation new show: Small Faces 1967 LP||12:00 * 16:00 * 20:00||11 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m.|
|Blueside new show: Nina Simone||13:00 * 17:00 * 21:00 hrs||12 noon, 4 p.m., 8 p.m.|
|My Generation repeated: Keef Hartley||14:00 * 18:00 * 22:00 hrs||1 p.m., 5 p.m., 9 p.m.|
|Blueside repeated: Magic Sam, Otis Redding||15:00 * 19:00 * 23:00 hrs||2 p.m., 6 p.m., 10 p.m.|
|Ends 24:00 hrs||Ends 11 p.m.|
ACHTERGRONDINFORMATIE ** BACKGROUND
THE SMALL FACES 1967 LP on Immediate
In the USA released as “There Are But 4 Small Faces, with a largely different track-listing.
“Acoustic guitars were now as much a part of the colors used as electric and greater use of harmonies took a key spot in the prodeedings. Other studio effects, such as the phasing used on ‘Itchycoo Park,’ only added to the brew already stewing. Tracks like ‘Green Circles,’ ‘Become Like You,’ and ‘Get Yourself Together’ rank among the band’s finest efforts. They were able to retain the R&B/soul influences of their early sound, but mix it up with the more cerebral (pronounced, “stoned”) vibe that the new direction was drenched in”. Source:
NINA SIMONE HIGH PRIESTESS OF SOUL
Nina Simone “(…) But the Alabama church bombing and the murder of Medgar Evers stopped that argument and with ‘Mississippi Goddam,’ I realized there was no turning back.”
Nina was deeply affected by these two events. In 1962, she had befriended noted playwright Lorraine Hansberry and spoke often with her about the Civil Rights Movement. While she was moved by her conversations with Hansberry, it took the killing of Medgar Evers and the four girls in Birmingham to act as catalysts for a transformation of Nina’s career. Source: www.ninasimone.com/bio
“Classic work from Nina Simone – and an album that definitely lives up to its title! Nina Simone certainly emerged as the high priestess of soul during her monumental stretch for Philips Records in the 60s – as she moved way past jazz, way past some of the folk she’d begun tapping into, and into this new righteous territory that paved the way for countless other hip singers to come! Simone does a great job of mixing gutbuckety roots with hipper, 60s soul inflections – and the set’s a treasure trove of great tunes – including her awesome reading of “Work Song”, plus “Brown Eyed Handsome Man”, “Come Ye”, “I Hold No Grudge”, “I’m Going Back Home”, “I’m Gonna Leave You”, “Take Me To The Water”, and “The Gal From Joe’s”. SOURCE: © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc. Disclaimer: Citation used for informative purposes only. Radio 68 is a non-commercial and not for profit internet radio station.
Even at a time when blues and soul had become genres on their own – The Supremes do sound quite different from B.B. King – some artists kept crossing the borders and mixing the ingredients. Albert King is the prototype example, but MAGIC SAM’s album “West Side Soul” from 1967 should be rated as highly. That same year, also white boy Paul Butterfield mixed soul and blues to great effect. Otis Redding kept his chords more on the soul side, but should be noted for his daring interpretations of then current pop (The Rolling Stones’ ‘Satisfaction’) and traditionals, e.g. ‘Mary had A Little Lamb.
Keith Hartley was born in Preston, Lancashire. He studied drumming under Lloyd Ryan, who also taught Phil Collins the drum rudiments. His career began as the replacement for Ringo Starr as a drummer for Rory Storm and the Hurricanes, a Liverpool-based band. Subsequently he played and recorded with The Artwoods, then achieved some notability as John Mayall’s drummer (including his role as the only musician, other than Mayall, to play on Mayall’s 1967 “solo” record The Blues Alone). He then formed The Keef Hartley (Big) Band, mixing elements of jazz, blues, and rock and roll; the group played at Woodstock in 1969. They released five albums, including Halfbreed and The Battle of North West Six, characterized by a reviewer for the Vancouver Sun as “an amazing display of virtuosity”. (Source: Wicki) .
RADIO 68 PLAYS: KEEF HARLEY BAND: Halfbreed, 1st LP, 1969, entire A-side + RORY STORM & THE HURRINCANES: First single 1963 A&B + THE ARTWOODS