My Generation of Sunday 27 & Tuesday 29 October 2019: HAIR, the London Cast + Julien Clerc, Marsha Hunt, Julie Driscoll, Zen, Merry Clayton+ British Invasion All Stars [Ed’s Show, 2019-41]

NEW SHOW: HAIR, the musical  *** Repeated: 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 *** Chicago Blues Legends Today *** [Ed’s Show, 2019-41 = 2018-15] *** Sunday 27 Oct., 12 noon till 12 midnight, repeated Tuesday  29 Oct., 12 noon till 20:00 hrs *** Time Zone: CET Brussels  *** RADIO 68: all the sounds and all the voices that shaped the sixties ***

 

 

THE PLAYLISTS

1 MY GENERATION
HAIR “ The London Cast Recordings 1968-1970″
INTRO
:  ZEN: Hair  + NINA SIMONE: Ain’t Got No – I Got Life (Nuff Said)*** LONDON CAST  1968: the entire album *** COVERS: MERRY CLAYTON: I’ve Got Life  (Gimme Shelter) + BRIAN AUGER, JUIE DIRSICOLL and THE TRINITY: I Got Life, Let The Sunshine In (Street Noise) *** LONDON CAST EXTRAS 1968-1970 *** AND ALSO: THE COWSILLS: Hair + OLIVER: Good Morning Sunshine + CURVED AIR: It Happened Today (Air Conditioning) + MARSHA HUNT (Hot Rod Papa, Walk On Guilded Splinters) + JULIEN CLERC + unused song ‘Hippie’ from OST
WORD by David Bowie, Sonja Kristina, Ray Dorset aka Mungo Jerry, Elliott Murphy

2 MY GENERATION
SPECIAL THE SMALL FACES
THE SMALLFACES 1967 LP UK version: selected tracks  *** FAMOUS but FORGOTTEN: SAM THE SHAM & THE PHARAOHS, TEE SET, THE ACE KEFFORD STAND ** LONGPLAYTIME: CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY II, TIM HARDIN 2 ** AND ALSO: DESMOND DEKKER & THE ACES , THE EQUALS, DAVE EDMUNDS, THE ROCK-A-TEENS **

3 MY GENERATION (REPEATED)
SPECIAL:  
BRITISH INVASION ALL-STARS featEddie 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 
STARTER
: BRIAN POOLE & TREMELOES: I Can Dance ***
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

4 BLUESIDE (REPEATED)
SPECIAL: CHICAGO: THE BLUES LEGENDS TODAY
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 Sunday 1200 > 2400      Tuesday 1200 > 2000 
My Generation new show: Hair 12:00 * 16:00 * 20:00 12:00 * 16:00 * 20:00
Blueside new show: Small Faces 13:00  * 17:00  * 21:00 13:00  * 17:00  * 21:00
My Generation repeated: British  Invasion 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

ACHTERGRONDINFORMATIE ** BACKGROUND

BRITISH INVASION ALL-STARS
“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 allmusic.com

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