My Generation of Sunday 03, Tuesday 05 June: The Revolt Of Emily Young, Inspirators of The Rolling Stones, Ten Years After [Ed’s Show 2018-22]

NEW SHOW: The Revolt Of Emily Young * Inspirators of The Rolling Stones : Chuck Berry, Gene Allison, The Staple Singers, Barbara Lynn, etc.  ** REPEATED:  Ten Years After, R.I.P. Fats Domino, Mississippi Macdonald  [2018-22 = 2017-45]  Sun. 03 June, 12:00 > 24:00 hrs  CET Brussels + repeated  Tuesday 05 June, 1200 > 20:00 hrs. CET, Brussels ** **** RADIO 68: ALL THE SOUNDS AND ALL THE VOICES THAT  SHAPED THE SIXTIES *** 

As an homage to Catalonia, the show starts with Catalan song.

Shortly before the death of dictator Franco, Catalan singer-songwriter Raimon performed a new  song called  “Jo vinc d’un silenci”, meaning ‘I come from a silence”.  The singer says that he comes from a place and an age of silence, where common people live and die anonymously. However, these people are now ready to disrupt that silence. You will find translations here:

Another icon of Catalan culture, singer-songwriter Maria del Mar Bonet performs a song called “Que volen questa gent”: what do these people want?  “These people” refers to the regime that oppressed Catalonia to the extent of forbidding Catalan as an official language and to impose censorship on the performance of Catalan songs. She first sang that song  in protest against the death of a student… fifty years ago. You will hear the version she sang recently, in protest against the imprisonment of Jordi Sánchez and Jordi Cuixart, both presidents of associations in favour of independence whose crime it seems to be to organise  peaceful demonstrations.
Translations can be found here:


SPECIAL: FOXX:  THE REVOLT OF EMILY YOUNG  **  FORGOTTEN & OVERLOOKED: JOHNNY HALLYDAY: A Tout Casser, from the movie of the same name  (1968) + THE HOGS aka THE CHOCOLATE WATCH BAND: Blues Theme + NIRVANA: Rainbow Chaser ** LONGPLAYTIME:   THE OHIO EXPRESS, LP ‘Mercy’, 1969 + THE ROULETTES:  STAKES and CHIPS, Find Out The Truth + DAVID BLUE [MORE IN MY SHOW “LONGPLAYTIME” , Mondays & Wednesdays] ** AND ALSO:  ADAMO ** POETRY & WORD: RAIMON: Jo vinc d’un silenci; JIM HIGHTOWER ; Le chant des Partisans; LEONARD COHEN: The Partisan

:  CHUCK BERRY, BARBARA LYNN, DALE HAWKINS, THE TEMPTATIONS, SLIM HARPO, REV. ROBERT WILKINS, HOWLIN’ WOLF,  GENE ALLISON, THE STAPLE SINGERS + THE ROLLING STONES: Look What You’ve Done (EP),  I Want To Be Loved (B-side Come On), Stoned (B-side I Wanna Be Your Man) ** KEEPERS OF THE BLUES FLAME:  DEXTER SHAW & THE WOLFTONES: Rollin’ and Tumblin‘ (Dexin’)+ STEVE MORRISON: Big Night Out Blues (‘You Gotta Move’) + TIM PENN & THE SECOND LINE: Yellow Moon (It Is What It Is, We Are What We Are) **  WORD: MARIA DEL MAR BONET: Que volem aquesta gent?

3 MY GENERATION (repeated):
FIRST ALBUM, 1967 + A STING IN THE TALE, Butler, 2017 + RIC LEE’s NATURAL BORN SWINGERS: PUT A RECORD ON, feat. Bob Hall, Paul Jones, Kim Simmonds  [the entire TYA album from 1967 can be heard in ‘ Longplaytime’, see]  ** FORGOTTEN & OVERLOOKED: HERMAN’s HERMITS: Mother-In-Law, EP Hermania, 1964; THE CALIFORNIANS: Follow Me;  MADE IN SWEDEN: Snake In A Hole, 1969. ** LONGPLAYTIME:   THE HEP STARS: Cadillac, We And Our Cadillac  + THE ARTWOODS: Goodbye Sisters, 100 Oxford Street + THE SEEDS: March Of the Flower Children, Future, 1967 [more  Artwoods and Hep Stars in ‘Longplaytime’, see]  ** WORD: ALAIN VERDIER:  Au nom du Pèze; ROBERT JASPER GROOTVELD: Provo en het Wittefietsenplan; ROEL VAN DUIJN: Kabouter in Nederland:

4 BLUESIDE (repeated)
  Fat’s Frenzy, Little Girl, Forty-Four, Fats Domino Blues, There Goes My Heart Again + COVERS BY: RONNIE LANE: Blue Monday  + Chris FARLOWE My Girl Josephine + THE HOLMES BROTHERS Hello Josephine + JOHN LENNON Ain’t That A SHame  + LES CHATS SAUVAGES: Ob Boy (I Want You To Know) ** KEEPERS OF THE BLUES FLAME:  MISSISSIPPI MACDONALD & Steve Bailey with  The Soul Fixers, LSound, 2017, see ** WORD: BIG FUNK FACTORY: Feel A Little Dystopic Tonight (album D-FUNKT, 2017) + BAND OF HOPE: If They Come in the Morning

 SCHEDULE ** ROOSTER  ** CET Brussels Sun. 1200 > 2400      Wed. 1200 > 2000 
 My Generation new show: Revolt Of Emily Young 12:00 * 16:00 * 20:00 hrs 12:00 * 16:00 hrs
Blueside new show: Rolling Stones Inspirators 13:00  * 17:00  * 21:00 hrs 13:00  * 17:00 hrs
My Generation repeated: Ten Years After 14:00 * 18:00  * 22:00 hrs 14:00 * 18:00 hrs
Blueside repeated: R.I.P. Fats Domino 15:00 * 19:00 * 23:00 hrs 15:00 * 19:00 hrs
Ends 24:00 hrs Ends 20:00 hrs



“A concept album co-written by singer/guitarist Pepper Martin and Buzz Cason, the collection was produced by Cason and credited to the studio band Foxx (consisting of bassist Butch Bourque, former Livin’ End drummer Little Joe Martin, singer/rhythm guitarist Martin, and well known studio pro Al Perkins on lead guitar). This is one of those early-1970s albums that’s been largely lost to audiences. Judging by the number of reviews you’ll find, it’s even escaped notice from hardcore collectors with the few on-line reviews tending to be brief and somewhat critical.
That’s unfortunate since the set was actually quite enjoyable and innovative in its own way.. Yeah, it was clearly a product of a certain timeframe and parts of the set haven’t aged all that well (other than wine, few things do), but it’s one of those albums that grows on you the more you listen to it. Like many concept pieces, the plotline to this one was a little vague to my ears, but seemed to follow the birth, childhood, and brief life of namesake Emily Young (along with her impact on family and friends). Songs got you from birth through early adulthood where Emily left home in order to hitchhike across the country”.
Following Emily’s spiritual search (‘Opus Epyllion (The Age Of Light)’), downfall (‘Flight Termination’), and death (‘Just Another Village Incident’). Kind of a bummer ending … Still, musically the set was quite good. Pepper had one of those chameleon-like voices that was equally at home on country-tinged material (‘Into Something Real’), hard rock (‘Rock Jock Bobby Sloan’), pop (the Beach Boys-styled harmony rich ‘Rebecca’s Prayer’), and even sunshine psych flourishes (‘Sunshine Children’)”.

‘TEN YEARS AFTER released their first album in 1967. And they have a new album out, 50 years after.  Now, after the departure of ALVIN LEE the remaining three original members carried on with several replacements but the line-up with  singer-guitarist JOE GOOCH Lasted from 2003 till 2014. That year, GOOCH and original member  and bass-player LEO LYONS quit to form their own band, HUNDRED SEVENTY SPLIT. That left TYA with two original members:  keyboard-player RIC LEE and CHUCK CHURCHILL on drums. They teamed up with bass-player COLIN HOGDKINSON, a most famous bass-player actually, who worked with Chris Farlowe and Spencer Davis just to name a few – and with the much younger singer-guitarist and composter MARCUS BONFANTI, who has been part of the London blues scene for a while, for instance with THE BOOM BOOM BAND.
The four sat together with BONFANTI overseeing the works. All wrote and suggested ideas, with Bonfanti turning them into bona fide songs’ © Eddy Bonte.


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