My Generation of Sunday 08 & Tuesday 10 July: The Lords, Sitting Bull, Mike Zito [Ed’s Show, 2018-27]

NEW SHOW Sitting Bull,  The Lords, Mike Zito ** REPEATED: The London Look, Adam Faith & The Roulettes*** Sunday 08 July, 12:00 > 24:00 hrs + repeated Tue. 10 July, 1200 > 20:00 hrs. ] ** Time Zone: CET, Brussels ***  [2018-27] **** RADIO 68: ALL THE SOUNDS AND ALL THE VOICES THAT  SHAPED THE SIXTIES *** HOMAGE TO CATALONIA
As a homage to Catalonia, I play Catalan songs of freedom, love, peace and resistance in every show. Blueside: ANGELS GONYALONS &  MONICA GREEN: from the catalan adaptation of the musical “Blues in the Night”, 1995 . Gonyalons is from Catalunya, onica Green is from New York but has been working in Spain and Catalunya for many years + MY GENERATION: ELS DRACS: Colors  + GRUP DE FOLK: Tots junts vencerem (meaning ‘Together, we shall overcome’  = ‘We Shall Overcome’) (< Encara els temps estan canviant, 2003) + GRUP DE FOLK: Els Macarrons (LP, 1968) **

1 MY GENERATION (NEW)

SPECIALSITTING BULL & THE LORDS
LOVE, PEACE &  UNDERSTANDING:  PARKER MILLSAP: Some People, 2018, cd “Other Arrangements”, thanks to V2 Records Belgium and Thirty Tigers records *** FORGOTTEN & OVERLOOKED:  THE EASYBEATS + THE SOUL AGENTS + THE BUFFOONS ***  SPECIAL: SITTING BULL / THE LORDS, Trip Away, 1971 + THE LORDS: Tobacco Road (in German, from 1965 LP In Beat and Sweet, Greensleeves, single, 1965 + Good Side of June, 1967 *** LONGPLAYTIME  CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL: Ninety-nine And A Half (debut LP) + THE MOODY BLUES: Legend Of A Mind (1968, In Search Of the Lost Chord) *** WORD  2 : Vietnam Veteran JOHN MUSGRAVE reads a poem

2 BLUESIDE (NEW)
SPECIAL: MIKE ZITO’s First Class Life

LOVE, PEACE &  UNDERSTANDING: REV. SHAWN AMOS: HOLD HANDS, cd  BREAKS IT DOWN, thanks to CRS ** THE ORIGINATORS & INSPIRATORS: PERCY SLEDGE: Take To To Know Her (thanks to Airplay Direct) + RICHARD ‘Louie Louie’ BERRY: No Room + SLIM HARPO: Got Love If You Want it  ** SPECIAL MIKE ZITO First Class Life, 2018: thanks to V2 Records and Ruf Records: First Class Life, The World We Live in, Old Graveyard, Time for a Change + SUGARAY RAYFORD: Depression Blues, Preachin’ Blues (cd Dangerous) ** KEEPERS OF THE BLUES FLAME: MARCIA BALL: They Don’t Make Them Like That No More (cd Shine Bright, 2018, thanks to V2) + PHIL COOK: Steampowered Blues (cd People Are My Drug, 2018), thanks to V2 Records Belgium  ** WORD:  Freedom Riders ***

3 MY GENERATION (REPEATED)

SPECIAL: THE LONDON LOOK 1 Herman’s Hermits: London Look  * 2 The Kinks: Dedicated Follower Of Fashion * 3 The Small Faces: Itchycoo Park *  4 P.P. Arnold: (If You Think You’re) Groovy (written by Lane & Marriott) * 5 Chris Farlowe: Handbags & Gladrags (written by Mike D’Abo)  * 6 Anita Harris: London Life * 7 David Bowie: I’m Not Losing Sleep * 8 Jackie Trent: 7.10 From Suburbia  * 9 Nicky Scott: Big City  * 10 Billy Nicholls: London Social Degree  * 11 The Carnaby: Jump And Dance  * 12 Vandyke & The Bambis: Doin’ The Mod  * 13 The Marquis Of Kensington: The Changing Of The Guard * 14 David Garrick: Dandy (written By R. Davies)  * 15 The Knack: Dolly Catcher Man * 16 Orange Bicycle: Hyacinth Threads  * 17 The Purple Gang: Granny Takes A Trip 18 * The Kinks: Waterloo Sunset (written By R. Davies). From: The London Look, Castle Music, 2004, the sound-track to the exhibition ‘London Look: Fashion From Street to Catwalk’,  held at the Museum of London, October 2004 – May 2005. ** HOMAGE TO CATALONIA: ELS DRACS: Colors (‘Colours’ by Donovan)

4 BLUESIDE (REPEATED)

SPECIAL: ADAM FAITH & THE ROULETTES: Hi Heel Sneakers, Talk ABout Love, Look Out Baby [FAITH ALIVE, 1965]   + CHRIS ANDREWS: I’ll do the best I can (b-side, 1966), Michigan River + ARGENT feat. Former Roulettes Russ Ballard and Bob Henrit: Sweet Mary  (‘Ring Of Hands, 1971) + DAVE SAMPSON & THE HUNTERS, feeat. future Roulettes Brian Parker, John Rogers and Norman Stracey: If You Need Me (EP, 1961) + ADAM FAITH & THE ROULETTES: It’s Alright [b-side and LP ON THE MOVE, 1964] ** THE ORIGINATORS  & INSPIRATORS:  SAM & DAVE: Wrap It Up + THE VALENTINOS: It’s ALL Over Now + COUNTRY JOE McDONALD: Pastures Of Plenty [Thinking Of Woody Guthrie, 1969] ** KEEPERS OF THE BLUES FLAME:  THE CHOCOLATE WATCHBAND: Don’t Need No Doctor, Devil’s Motorcycle  (One Step Beyond, 1969) + GREG ZLAP, JULLIVER & IAN SIEGAL: Save My Soul (same, 2017) + SAMANTHA FISH: American Dream, Poor Black Mattie (R.L. Burnside)  (Belle Of The West, 2017, thanks to V2 Records Belgium and RUF Records).  

 SCHEDULE ** ROOSTER  ** CET Brussels Sun. 1200 > 2400      Wed. 1200 > 2000 
My Generation: new show:  Sitting Bull 12:00 * 16:00 hrs
Blueside: new show:  Mike ZIto 13:00  * 17:00  * 21:00 hrs 13:00  * 17:00 hrs
My Generation repeated: London Look 14:00 * 18:00  * 22:00 hrs 14:00 * 18:00 hrs
Blueside repeated: Adam Faith & Roulettes 15:00 * 19:00 * 23:00 hrs 15:00 * 19:00 hrs
Ends 24:00 hrs Ends 20:00 hrs

 BACKGROUND * ACHTERGRONDINFORMATIE **

SITTING BULL
“ In the beginning of 1971 he (Bernd Zamulo, bass-player, pianist, singer) made his decision and left The Lords, which in turn led to the break-up of the band who in fact reformed years later. The break-up of The Lords created a furore in the press but could not hold Bernd back from his decision and he went looking for new musicians, which didn’t take long. Bernd’s interest in American Indians led to the group being called Sitting Bull. His past career with The Lords put him in good stead with the music industry making it easier to find a record deal. To avoid record company influence the band decided to produce their record themselves but this was an expensive  matter and the money had to come from somewhere. (…) With a record company advance from CBS, Sitting Bull moved into Hamburg’s Windrose studio to record their debut LP: Trip Away”. Quoted from, All Rights Reserved: http://www.longhairmusic.de/sittingbullenglish.htm (Manfred Steinheuer).

MIKE ZITO’s FIRST CLASS LIFE
‘First Class Life’ is Texas based Mike Zito’s 14th album. It’s is a stripped-down blues album on which he sets himself the challenge of penning some meaningful narratives to fill the genre with fresh input. He achieves this in part, with a handful of outstanding tracks of which the opening slide-led narrative of ‘Mississippi Nights’ is very evocative and sets the standard (…). Better still, is the noir-filled narrative of ‘Old Black Graveyard’, which is a deep groove punctuated by Zito’s slide guitar that neatly underpins one of his most impassioned vocals (…) . He’s at his best when recalling his own life experiences, which fill the groove filled title track with impassioned intent as he shares his mission statement with real gusto: “I got a second chance at living a first class life.”

Read the entire review by Pete Feenstra here: http://getreadytorock.me.uk/blog/2018/05/album-review-mike-zito-first-class-life/

THE LONDON LOOK

“An impressively researched endeavour to give London’s fashion its due, this book–which accompanies an exhibit at the Museum of London–demonstrates the city’s “”distinctive character”” through clothes and asserts that London stands apart from other fashion epicentres like Paris, Milan and New York City. The authors work in tandem to illuminate London’s rich sartorial history, each taking on a section of the book (Breward the 1800s, Ehrman the first half of the 19th century and Evans the latter half). Each examines the iconic trends that prevailed during these periods, from the tailored finery of Saville Row to the subversive theatricality of Carnaby Street, and through personas as diverse as Oscar Wilde, Twiggy and David Bowie. The authors also offer expansive, erudite commentary on London’s social, political and cultural currents, providing a lens through which to view the city’s protean identity. London’s marked ethnic and class diversity both find expression in the clothes; take, for instance, a lavishly beaded and embroidered silk evening dress made by Louise Winter in 1893 or a hand-woven cotton creation with a clear Thai influence, fashioned by Wendy Dagworthy in 1982. Style-setters over the centuries have seized upon London’s lively culture as a dramatic backdrop for avant-garde costumes, as it were–exaggerated, idiosyncratic and even satirical threads that amplify the city’s current cultural mood. This volume’s sumptuous photographs and sketches showcase the pageantry and playfulness of various styles, as well as the assertions of elegance and the streaks of subversion woven through the texture, color, fabric and silhouette of each garment”  SOURCE: https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-300-10399-1  ** THE BOOK Christopher Breward, Author, Edwina Ehrman, Author, Caroline Evans, Author Yale University Press  (180p) ISBN 978-0-300-10399-1 ** THE CD: Castle Music.

ADAM FAITH & THE ROULETTES: FAITH ALIVE!

“Muziek Parade. Op onderstaande reportage uit de Muziek Parade van febr 1966 over het bekende TV progamma “Moef Ga! Ga!” geregisseerd en geproduceerd door Bob Rooyens ziet men op de foto’s een foto van een zeer jonge Armand nog maar net 20 jaar oud met tegen zijn rug aangeleund een Beatmeisje en daarnaast de bekende Engelse zanger Adam Faith met ook een beatmeisje aan zijn zijde. Adam Faith had in die tijd een zeer goede begeleidingsgroep THE ROULETTES waar ook Chris Andrews wel eens meezong en het bekendste lid van die band was “Russ Ballard”. Een meesterlijke Beat LP uit 1965 is de live LP van ADAM FAITH & THE ROULETTES “FAITH ALIVE!” (COLUMBIA PMC 1249 MONO) opgenomen met een paar honderd gillende tieners in E.M.I Studio’s, St. John Woods , London N.W. 8 op zondag 25 april 1965. Op diezelfde locatie nam in febr. 1959 Cliff Richard met zijn Drifters zijn 1e LP op ook met honderden gillende meiden n.l. “CLIFF First and live”. Cliff Richard was een goede vriend van Adam Faith en trad met hem ook live op in verschillende Engelse TV progamma’s. Adam Faith trouwde later met Cliff zijn ex-vriendin, de danseres Jackie Irving. De begeleidingsgroep van Adam Faith The Roulettes hadden ook een hitje op Radio London met het nummer “The Long Cigarette” en maakten ook een zeer mooie en zeldzame solo LP.  Bob Rooyens heeft dus werkelijk heel wat uniek talent gefilmd in “Moef Ga Ga” en dit progammaliep zeker door tot 1968. Veel gedraaid op Veronica in die tijd was het nummer van Adam Faith “It’s allright”, ook gecoverd door de Nederlandse groep The Torero’s met Karin Kent”. BRON: http://www.bluesharmonica

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