My Generation of Sunday 14 & Tuesday 16 April: Brian Poole & The Tremeloes, Rob Hoeke and more Dutch 60s blues [Ed’s Show, 2019-13]

NEW SHOW: Brian Poole & The Tremeloes, Rob Hoeke and more Dutch 60s blues with Tee Set, Hu & The Hilltops, The Bintangs, Cuby & The Blizzards  + blues by Pink Floyd, Elvis *** Repeated: Vince Taylor, Big Jim Sullivan, Chicken Shack ***  Sunday 14 April, 12 noon till 12 midnight, repeated  Tuesday 16 April, 12 noon till 20:00 hrs ***  Time Zone: CET Brussels *** Ed’s Show, [2019-13].


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RADIO 68: all the sounds and all the voices that shaped the sixties ***

 SCHEDULE ** ROOSTER  ** CET Brussels Sun. 12:00 > 24:00      Tue. 12:00 > 20:00 
My Generation: Brian Poole & The Tremeloes 12:00 * 16:00 * 20:00 12:00 * 16:00 * 
Blueside: Rob Hoeke 13:00  * 17:00  * 21:00 13:00  * 17:00  * 
My Generation: Vince Taylor 14:00 * 18:00  * 22:00 14:00 * 18:00  * 
Blueside: Chicken Shack 15:00 * 19:00 * 23:00 15:00 * 19:00 * 
Ends 24:00 hrs Ends 20:00 hrs

THE PLAYLISTS

1 MY GENERATION (NEW) SPECIAL: BRIAN POOLE & THE TREMELOES
LOVE & PEACE  John Lennon: Give Peace A Chance.
HOMAGE TO CATALONIA  Eurogrup:  L’estiu en la ciutat (Summer in the City).
RARE, FORGOTTEN & OVERLOOKED John Williams + The Searchers + Sylvie Vartan.
SPECIAL: BRIAN POOLE & THE TREMELOES + ROY ORBISON + THE STRANGELOVES + THE CONTOURS
LONG-PLAYTIME
The Association (And Then.. Along Comes, 1966) + The Easybeats (Vigil, 1968) + The Ivy League (The Sounds Of, 1967)  + Country  Joe & the Fish (I Feel Like I’m Fixin’-to-Die, 1967).
FREE SPEECCH DE GEDACHTEN ZIJN VRIJ: Robert Jasper Grootveld (Provo) + Anti-Vietnam + Country  Joe & The Fish

2 BLUESIDE (NEW)SPECIAL ROB HOEKE & DUTCH BLUES
LOVE & PEACE Wilbert Harrison Let’s Work Together
HOMAGE TO CATALONIA  Companyia <Electrica Dharma:  Jack Patum Blues.
ORIGINATORS & INSPIRATORS: The Orlons + Slim Harpo
SPECIAL:  ROB HOEKE & More Dutch Blues: ROB HOEKE +  CUBY & THE BLIZZARDS + HU & THE HILLTOP + THE BINTANGS + JOHNNY KENDALL & THE HERALDS + TEE SET.
KEEPERS OF THE BLUES FLAME: PINK FLOYD (from  OST ‘More’)  + ELVIS PRESLEY.

3 MY GENERATION (REPEATED) SPECIAL VINCE TAYLOR & FRIENDS
VINCE TAYLOR LIVE A L’OLYMPIA: C’Mon Everybody (1961), Twenty Flight Rock (1065), Fever (1966) + previously unreleased “Cold, White and Beautiful + THE SHADOWS feat. Brian Bennett and Brian ‘Licorice’ Locking: : Blue Shadow (LP “Dance With The Shadows”, 1964 (by Brian Bennett, Vruab Locking, Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch)  + THE BEATLES feat. TONY SHERIDAN: What’d I Say + BIG JIM SULLIVAN COMBO: Hot Hiss Of Steam, b-side, 1961 single + BIG JIM SULLIVAN & JIMMY PAGE: Pageing Sullivan (< The Wild One, 1966) + THE KREW KATS: The Bat (unreleased at the time)   *** FORGOTTEN & OVERLOOKED THE BEAU BRUMMELS: Laugh Laugh , Just A Little (Top 20 USA, 1965) + THE SOPWITH CAMEL: Hello Hello (no. 26 USA 1967) *** LONGPLAYTIME : AUDIENCE (Waverley Stage Coach, first LP, 1969) + THE KINKS: Days (no. 12 UK / no. 17 Belgium < Village Green Preservation Society, 1968) + THE HERD: On Your Own (Paradise and Underworld, 1968)  *** WORD:  ROBERT F. WILLIAMS: Negroes, Whites and Violence ***

4 BLUESIDE (REPEATED) SPECIAL: CHICKEN SHACK (THE DERAM YEARS): Crying Won’t Help You Now, Poor Boy (Imagination Lady, Deram, 1972), As Time Goes Passing By, Stan the Man, Unlucky Boy (Unlucky Boy, Deram, 1973) + TONY ASHTON BAND: Mercy Mercy (cd ‘Endangered Species’) *** THE ORIGINATORS  & INSPIRATORS : CHAMPION JACK DUPREE:  Lawdy Lawdy (Scooby Dooby Doo) + FREDDIE KING: Have You Ever Loved A Woman *** KEEPERS OF THE BLUES FLAME: JOHN OATES: Arkansas, DIg Black Deep (cd Arkansas, Thirty Tigers, 2018, thanks to V2 Records Belgium and Thirty Tigers records)  *** WORD:  MICHELE GAZICH: Guerra Civile + MATT JONES: Hell No, I Ain’t Gonna Go

ACHTERGRONDINFORMATIE ** BACKGROUND

VINCE TAYLOR
Vince Taylor never made it in the UK or the US, but he was huge in Belgium and France. His singing  voice wasn’t anything special, but on stage he was a real phenomenon, a devil all clad in black leather with chains, medals and bracelets, putting on a unique physical stage act that involved rolling on his back. Some of his numerous French gigs were recorded and Big Beat Records put out a cd with seven songs captured at the Paris Olympia  on various occasions in 1961, 1965 and 1966. The cd is augmented with two early singles on Parlophone, five tracks on Palette (incl. the unreleased ‘Cold, White and Beautiful’).
Taylor compensated his voice by putting on a show, but also by hiring some of the best UK musicians around. On his Parlophone singles from (1959-1960), Vince Taylor was accompanied by the likes of  Brian ‘Licorice’ Locking (bass), Brian Bennett (drums), Tony Sheridan (voc, gtr) and Joe Moretti (gtr). Next, Locking and Bennett moved to Marty Wilde’s backing group, the Wild Cats, which developed into The Krew Cats featuring Big Jim Sullivan on lead. At the end of 1961, Brian Bennett became a Shadow. After a short stint with Adam Faith’s Group The Roulettes, Locking equally joined The Shadows (as both Tony Meehan and Jet Harris had left by that time). Jim Sullivan also lead his own group, The Big Jim Sullivan Combo (one single in 1961), before becoming an in-demand session player who would keep on releasing solo stuff every now and then, such as the LP ‘Sitar Beat’.

RADIO 68 PLAYS tracks from the Big Beat cd ‘Live At The Olympia’, The Shadows feat. Bennett and Locking, The Krew Kats feat. Jim Sullivan, The Big Jim Sullivan Combo (b-side of their only single) and The Beatles feat. Tony Sheridan.

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