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22 mai 2014 4 22 /05 /mai /2014 16:58

 

“Mother earth is being killed and you’re the next in line”

 

The Beach Boys – Don’t go near the water

The Fourmyula – Nature

The Hello People – Let’s go hide in the forest

Truck – Earth song

Marshall & Newell – Twenty nine

The Byrds – Hungry planet

The Rascals – Mother nature land

Marvin, Welch & Farrar – Come back to nature

Bonniwell Music Machine – Mother nature father earth

The Raves – Mother nature

Earth Island – This island earth

Spirit – Nature’s way

David Axelrod – The sign part. 1

Manfred Mann – Machines

Dougle Randle – Isn’t it a pity

Tommy James & The Shondells – Crystal blue persuasion

 

 

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15 mai 2014 4 15 /05 /mai /2014 17:42

 

Tribute to three great italian american songwriters, the late Teddy Randazzo and the solid pair Peter Andres and Vincent Poncia.

 

Porgy & The Monarchs – If it’s for real

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – I’m on the outside (looking in)

Bergen White – Hurt so bad

Little Anthony & The Imperials – Get out of my life

Billy Fury – I’m lost without you

The Zombies – Goin’ out of my head

The Royalettes – It’s gonna take a miracle

Annabelle Fox – Getting through to me

Darrell Banks – You better go

 

The Videls – She’s not coming home

The Tradewinds – To be with you

The Critters – Marryin’ kind of love

Peter Anders – Sunrise highway

Goodtimes – Hard life

The Innocence – I don’t wanna be around you

The Ambassadors – You gave me somebody to love

Deon Jackson – Hard to get a thing called love

Garnet Mimms – One woman man

The Ronettes – Do I love you

 

 

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9 mai 2014 5 09 /05 /mai /2014 17:27

 

Tribute to the stellar Nick Lowe and his fresh friends.

 

Brinsley Schwarz – Surrender to the rhythm

Brinsley Schwarz – Mayfly

Brinsley Schwarz – Funk angel

Brinsley Schwarz – Unknown number

Brinsley Schwarz – (It’s gonna be a) bring down

Brinsley Schwarz – Brand new you, brand new me

Brinsley Schwarz – What’s so funny ‘bout peace love and understanding

Brinsley Schwarz – I like you I don’t love you

Nick Lowe – Born a woman

Dave Edmunds – Ju ju man

Nick Lowe – Heart of the city

Dave Edmunds – Deborah

Nick Lowe – I love the sound of breaking glass

Nick Lowe – Cruel to be kind

Rockpile – When I write the book

Brinsley Schwarz – Rocking chair

 

 

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24 avril 2014 4 24 /04 /avril /2014 17:02

 

Tribute to the great producer, with a special guest, the shimmering Jean-Pierre Paul Poire.

 

Johnny Robinson - Funky Feet

James Fry – Tumblin’ down

Don Bryant – You cause me to wonder

The Rayons – I’m giving up baby

Minnie Epperson – Grab your clothes (and get on out)

Al Gardner – Just a touch of your hand

Janet & The Jays – Without a reason

Donna Rhodes – Where’s your love been

Al Green – There is love

T99 – Sweetness ain’t sweetness no more

O.V. Wright – Nothing comes to a sleeper

Otis Clay – I die a little each day

Syl Johnson – Together, forever

Erma Coffee – Anyway the wind blows

Jean Plum – Look at the boy

Ann Peebles – Slipped, tripped and fell in love

 

 

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17 avril 2014 4 17 /04 /avril /2014 15:37

 

Part two of our Brill Building focus, this time highlighting later works of Goffin/King, Barry/Greenwich, Sedaka/Greenfield and Pomus/Shuman.

 

The Everly Brothers – You’re just what I was looking for today

Lesley Gore – Magic colors

Andy Kim – Just like your shadow

The Warner Brothers – I won’t be the same without her

Electric Prunes – I happen to love you

The Beach Boys – I can hear music

The Byrds – Goin’ back

Blood, Sweat and Tears – So much love

Dionne Warwick – Knowing when to leave

The Illusion – Did you see her eyes

The Mc Coys – Say those magic words

Neal Ford Factory – You made me a man

The Turtles – So goes love

Ellie Greenwich – The sunshine after the rain

Jackie De Shannon – Child of mine

Howard Tate - Stop

 

 

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12 avril 2014 6 12 /04 /avril /2014 15:58

 

An insight into the late 60’s output (with a few covers from their golden era) of perfect songwriters couple Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil.

 

The Tokens – It’s a happening world

The Monkees – Love is only sleeping

The Second Time – Listen to the music

The 2 Of Clubs – Let me walk with you

The Vogues – It’s getting better

Neil MacArthur – It’s not easy

The Walker Brothers – Walking in the rain

Dusty Springfield – Just a little lovin’

Twice As Much – The coldest night of the year

Aorta – Shape of things to come

Nazz – Kicks

Three Dog Night – Good time living

Barry Mann – She is today

Bergen White – Lisa was

Bill Medley – Winter won’t come this year

Mama Cass – New world coming

 

 

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21 mars 2014 5 21 /03 /mars /2014 19:06

 

Tribute to the magical Youngbloods and the late great Jerry Corbitt.

 

(All tracks by the youngbloods except where noted)

 

Dreamer’s dream

Tears are falling

Don’t play games

Jesse Colin Young – California child

Country home

Sugar babe

One note man

Jerry Corbitt – Kahuna song

Beautiful

Quicksand

Jerry Corbitt – Georgia

Sunlight

Josiane

Darkness, darkness

Let’s get together

 

 

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7 mars 2014 5 07 /03 /mars /2014 18:42



Aka the beards and flutes preservation society

 

Miller Anderson – Bright city

David and David – In the city

Andy Roberts – Queen of the moonlight world

Trader Horne – Morning way

Gary Higgins – Thicker than a smokery

Robb Kunkel – O light

John Villemonte – People like you

RJ Fox – Rite of passage

Willow – Loaves and fishes

Saint Jacques – The young girl (Kathy’s song)

Karen Dalton – Something on your mind

Rex Foster – In the spring

Tia Blake – Single girl

David Ackles – Love’s enough

 

 

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27 février 2014 4 27 /02 /février /2014 09:20


Some more 70’s sounds, this time focusing on the pre-british invasion era, or how Phil Spector and the Brill Building songwriters left their mark on the Dwight Twilley generation.

 

The Beach Boys – Add some music to your day

The Paley Brothers – Rendezvous

Snatch – For always and ever

The Raspberries – I wanna be with you

Beano – Candy baby

Blue Ash – Plain to see

April Wine – Tonite is a wonderful time to fall in love

Stars In The Sky – Love (what a feeling)

Dwight Twilley Band – Baby let’s cruise

Nick Lowe – Marie Provost

Brinsley Schwarz – Why, why, why, why, why

Dave Edmunds – Little darlin’

Shakane – Jenny

Randy Winburn – Sunshine USA

Bay City Rollers – There goes my baby

Warwick – Let’s get the party going
 

 

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20 février 2014 4 20 /02 /février /2014 06:42



A smooth selection of (mostly early) 70’s songs bearing the glimmering influence of the Beatles.

Emitt Rhodes – Somebody made for me

Chesapeake Juke Box Band – Until we meet again

Rockin’ Horse – Yes it is

Tremeloes – By the way
Help Yourself – Deanna Call & Scotty

The Flame – Don’t worry Bill

Tin Tin – Ships on the starboard

October Cherries – Lay down your love

We All Together – Why

Sleepy Hollow – Love minus you

Airbus – Walking the silver hay

Poppees – If she cries

Key – Pamela

Hollins Ferry – Love from above

Hudson Brothers – Oh Gabriel

Aviary – Mystic Sharon

 

 

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