My Generation of Sunday 21 & Tuesday 23 October: Revolution (OST), Frank Bey, Paul Bridgewater [Ed’s Show, 2018-42]

NEW SHOW: Revolution (OST with Steve Miller, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Mother Earth), Frank Bey, Paul Bridgewater  *** Repeated: British Invasion All Stars, Chicago Blues Legends Today *** [Ed’s Show, 2018-421, Sunday 21 Oct., 12 noon till 12 midnight, repeated Tuesday 23 Oct., 12 noon till 20:00 hrs *** Time Zone: CET Brussels  *** RADIO 68: all the sounds and all the voices that shaped the sixties ***


LOVE, PEACE & UNDERSTANDING  Ed Askew: Love Is Everyone (LP ‘Ask The Unicorn’, 1968).
FORGOTTEN & OVERLOOKED ? & The Mysterians: Do Something To Me.
SPECIAL: REVOLUTION (OST) feat. The Steve Miller BandQuicksilver Messenger Service and Mother Earth  (United Artists 1968).
LONGPLAYTIME  East Of Eden (Mercator Projected, 1969) + Every Mother’s Son (EMS Is Back, 1967).
WORD  Jan Ducheye: N‘importe Quoi.


LOVE, PEACE & UNDERSTANDING  Dave Fields: Child Of The World (Backroom Blues 6, Bongo Boy Records).
THE ORIGINATORS  & INSPIRATORS  Wilson Pickett  + Ray Charles + Little Richard.
SPECIAL : FRANK BEY Back in Business, Cookie Jar, Where You Been So Long, Half Of It (cd ‘Back in Business’, 2018, Nola Blue Records).
KEEPERS OF THE BLUES FLAME Paul Bridgewater: (I Got The Train, Save It Up, World Gone Crazy) + Freedom: Hoodoo Man  + Fleetwood Mac: Lazy Poker Blues.
WORD : The Watts Prophets: Saint America + Summer Of Love Retrospective .
THANKS TO Paul Bridgewater + Nola Blue Records and Betsie Brown at Blind Raccoon for Frank Bey +  Bongo Boy Records for Dave Fields

3 MY GENERATION (repeated)

SPECIAL: SPECIAL:  BRITISH INVASION ALL-STARS feat.  Eddie Phillips of The Creation, Ray Phillips of The Nashville Teens, Matthew Fisher of Procol Harum, Keith Grant and Don Craine of The Downliners Sect, Phil May and Dick Taylor of The Pretty Things, Jim McCarty of The Yardbirds
FORGOTTEN & OVERLOOKED: GANDALF: Golden Earring  (single, US, 1069) + THE GOLDEN EARRINGS: Please GO (no. 20, Holland, 1965) + JACQUELINE TAIEB: 7h du matin (1967) ***
LONGPLAYTIME: WAYNE FONTANA: Internal Circle (< Wayne One, 1966) + PEARLS BEFORE SWINE feat. Tom Rapp:  Drop Out (< One Nation Underground, 1967) + THE BLUES MAGOOS: I’ll Go Crazy (< Psychedelic Lollipop)
WORD : THE MURDER OF MARTIN LUTHER KING:  SCAFFOLD: 10:15 Thursday Morning + CHAMPION JACK DUPREE: Death of Martin Luther King (1968) + MARTIN LUTHER KING: Excerpt of ‘Mountain Top Speech’, last speech given 03 April 1968 at the eve of his assassination

LOVE, PEACE & UNDERSTANDING  Allen Toussaint: Optimism Blues.
SPECIAL  CHICAGO: THE BLUES LEGENDS TODAY. Radio 68 plays nine tracks based on the Mike Mettalia mixes of the Chicago Legends Today album conceived by Mike Mettallia and Rockin’ Johnny Burgin. Out on Westone Records, 2018.
THANKS TO Mike Mettalia for the  album (the Mike Mettalia mixes) and Pete ‘Blewzzman’ Lauro for drawing my attention to this wonderful release.

 SCHEDULE ** ROOSTER  ** CET Brussels Sun. 1200 > 2400      Wed. 1200 > 2000 
My Generation new show: Revolution 12:00 * 16:00 * 20:00 12:00 * 16:00 * 20:00
Blueside new show: Frank Bey 13:00  * 17:00  * 21:00 13:00  * 17:00  * 21:00
My Generation repeated:  British All Stars 14:00 * 18:00  * 22:00 14:00 * 18:00  * 22:00
Blueside repeated: Chicago Legends Today 15:00 * 19:00 * 23:00
Ends 24:00 hrs Ends 20:00 hrs


REVOLUTION Original Soundtrack, UA 1968

About the movie
“ Revolution is a documentary film by Jack O’Connell made in San Francisco in 1967. It was subsequently revived with added reminiscences. Although most interviewees are not named some of them have been identified, such as Kurt Hirschhorn, Frank Jordan, Cecil Williams and Herb Caen.[1] Daria Halprin appears in the film as herself.[2] Also appearing in the film are the Ace of Cups, Country Joe and the Fish, and Dan Hicks. The soundtrack album features Steve Miller Band, Quicksilver Messenger Service, and Mother Earth who also appear in the film. It was released in 1968 by United Artists Records (UAS 5185) and produced by Ben Shapiro.[3] It was released both in stereo and mono versions” (Source Wikipedia).

Mother Earth: Revolution  (excerpt)
There’s a new world a comin’ near
Singing loud and clear
Feel that rumblin’ along the ground;
It’s a mighty sound
It’s the sound of the Mourning Dove
People joining hands in love
Sharing joys and dreams of love
From now and for every soul
Hear the good times roll
Every man, woman, child on Earth
Get a free rebirth
Written by Jack O’ConnellNorman Martin © All Rights Reserved


Born and raised in Millen, Georgia, Frank Bey began his singing career performing gospel at the tender age of four. Along with his brother and two cousins, their group “The Rising Sons” toured around The South making live appearances as well as radio broadcasts. At age 17 he joined the Otis Redding Revue working as the opening act for several years. During his time with Otis Redding, Frank learned to captivate and mesmerize an audience with a song.
In the early 1970s, he formed a tight-knit radical funk group – Moorish Vanguard. But in a record deal gone wrong with James Brown, it all fell apart. Abandoned by his closest friends, Frank quit singing for 17 years. Eventually, Frank would find that he could never walk away from his dream. He returned to music, and despite a sudden battle with kidney failure, connected with an internationally touring blues band.
Frank has received two Blues Music Award nominations for Soul Blues Artist of the Year, as well as two nominations for Soul Blues Album of the year”.

“The studio musicians included Delbert McClinton’s guitarist Rob McNelly, keyboardist Marty Sammon, and Tommy MacDonald on bass, who worked with Hambridge on Grammy-winning albums for Buddy Guy. The collection of soul and blues are designed to showcase the full-chested baritone and seasoned story telling skills of Bey, who has been charming audiences for decades. He spells out his plan by opening the set with a classic Chicago shuffle on the title track, then spins the tale of a notorious character from Georgia on ‘Gun Toting Preacher.’ Bey stretches out his dynamic chops on the dramatic soul blues about hard times on ‘Take It Back To Georgia.’ “
(Source: Blind Raccoon PR-set)



“The British Invasion All-Stars are a 21st century band with a ’60s sound, which isn’t surprising because all of its members are veteran rockers who belonged to various ’60s bands (some more prominent than others). (…) Formed in 2001, the British Invasion All-Stars boasts former Yardbird Jim McCarty on drums and lead vocals, ex-Procol Harum member Matthew Fisher on electric Hammond organ, and Eddie Phillips (formerly of the Creation) on lead guitar. The three other members are Ray Phillips, of The Nashville Teens fame, on lead vocals, and two ex-members of the Downliners Sect: rhythm guitarist Don Craine and bassist Keith Grand (who contributes background vocals and shares the lead vocals with Phillips and McCarty). The British Invasion All-Stars’ self-titled debut album, which was released on the independent Mooreland Street label in 2002, shows no awareness of the alternative rock sounds of the early 2000s; the band is totally unaffected by any of the punk, new wave, post-punk, pop-metal, or alternative rock that came after the ’60s. From covers of well-known songs by The Yardbirds (“Shapes of Things”) and The Who (“Shakin’ All Over”), to new material, everything on the British Invasion All-Stars’ first album is unapologetically ’60s-minded. The CD boasts several guest musicians who have strong ’60s credentials, including bassist Noel Redding (who was one-third of the Jimi Hendrix Experience) and two ex-members of the Pretty Things: Dick Taylor and Phil May”.
Quoted from / all Rights Reserved: Alex Henderson on


(…) “The recordings were done under the dual leadership of Mike Mettalia, a harmonica player who leads the Midnight Shift band, and Rockin’ Johnny Burgin, a guitarist who spent more than twenty-five years in Chicago before relocating to the West coast. They are supported by a number of notable backing musicians including Illinois Slim on lead & rhythm guitar, John Sefner on bass, and Steve Dougherty on drums.

Six tracks feature Mary Lane on lead vocal, accompanied by her husband, Jeffrey LaBron on bass, showcasing a voice honed by decades of scuffling through the network of small, little-known Chicago blues clubs.
Little Jerry Jones takes the lead on three tracks, starting with his original, a slow elegy entitled “Let’s Make Love Tonight”. He takes his time as a vocalist while his lead guitar playing consists of fluid, single note runs. On “Smokestack Lightnin’,” Jones adopts a gritty approach that contrasts well with Mettalia’s full-bodied harp tone.
Milwaukee Slim (Silas McClatcher) His deep, powerful tones provide a spark on a spirited cover of the Jimmy Roger’s standard, “Sloppy Drunk,” as Mettalia once again impresses, with Slim urging him on. Even better is the rousing run-through of “Unemployment Risin’,” a Mettalia-penned tune that has another healthy dose of Burgin’s tighty drawn slide licks.
Mike  Mettalia gets his moment in the spotlight on another original, “Midnight Call”. Illinois Slim demonstrates his guitar dexterity behind the singer’s even keeled singing. Burgin does a fine job of channeling Magic Sam on “Things Gonna Work Out Fine,” before delivering a tough vocal on Howlin’ Wolf’s “I’m Leaving You”. On Junior Walker’s “Hotcha,” the leaders dial back the energy for a soothing instrumental interlude”. (as reviewed by Peter ‘Blewzzman’ Lauro)

RADIO 68 plays nine tracks in all: two feat. Little Jerry Jones on vocals (Let’s Make Love Tonight, Smokestack Lightnin’), another two by Milwaukee Slim on vocals ( Sloppy Drunk, Unemployment Risin’) and three sung by Mary Lane (Papa Treetop, You Hurt My Feelings, I Always Want You Near), plus ‘Midnight Call’ feat. Mike Mettalia in hnca and vocs and ‘I’m Leaving You’ sung by Rockin’ Johnny Burgin. RAIO 68 plays the Mike Mettalia mixes as provided by Mike himself.

 DISCLAIMER:  Radio 68  promotes certain types of music and word, see our Policy in ‘About Us’. Illustrations and Quotations are solely used to enhance this promotion and are thus used for information and educational purposes only. Illustrations and Quotations are All Rights Reserved. Radio 68 may not own the rights to the illustrations on Sources are clearly mentioned. No use is made of sources which explicitly prohibit use by third parties, except when prior permission has been granted. Radio 68 pays artists copyrights to Sabam Belgium. Radio 68 is a free, self-contained and non-commercial and not-for-profit project that has no income from ads, sponsoring, subsidies or other external sources whatsoever

Leave a comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.