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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



Jerry Corbitt – Georgia



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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15 février 2014 6 15 /02 /février /2014 16:23


Dedicated to the four ones we love... Rarities, underrated tracks and solo stuff from California's fantastic four.


(Tracks performed by the Mamas & Papas except where noted)

Barry Mc Guire with the Mamas & Papas – California dreamin’

The Journeymen – River, she come down

The Mugwumps – Everybody’s been talking

The Big 3 – All the pretty little horses

Even if I could

Did you ever want to cry

Scott McKenzie –Holy man

Safe in my garden


Mama Cass – Make your own kind of music

John Phillips – Malibu people

Denny Doherty – Got a feelin

Shooting star

Fantastic four

Denny Doherty – I’m home again

Michelle Phillips – Aching kind

Jamme – Thanks to the man in the rabbit hat

(Audio begins with the Big 3 track)



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6 février 2014 4 06 /02 /février /2014 06:33

Some early cuts of wealthy people from before they reached fame.


Levon & The Hawks – He don’t love you (and he’ll break your heart) (The Band)

The Motorcycle Abeline – (you used to) ride so high (Warren Zevon/Bones Howe)

The Sidewinders – Bad dream (Andy Paley)

Kippington Lodge – I can see her face (Nick Lowe)

The Loose Ends – He’s a nobody (T-Bone Burnett)

Four Speeds – Variety (Don Henley)

Mushrooms – Burned (Glen Frey)

The Maundy Quintet – 2’s better than 3 (Don Felder/Bernie Leadon)

The Poor – Come back baby (Randy Meisner)

Fritz – In the dawn (Stevie Nicks/Lindsay Buckingham)

The Hassles – Just holding on (Billy Joel)

The Nazz (PA) – If that’s the way you feel (Todd Rundgren)

The Moving Sidewalks – Need me (Billy Gibbons)

The Chain Reaction – Ever lovin’ man (Steven Tyler)

The Nazz (AZ) – Lay down and die (Vincent Furnier - Alice Cooper)

The Doors – Go insane

Link Cromwell – Crazy like a fox (Lenny Kaye)

The Mynah Birds – It’s my time (Rick James/Neil Young/Bruce Palmer)



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23 janvier 2014 4 23 /01 /janvier /2014 07:24


Though some of them are great, the bands included in tonight’s show suffer from a bad reputation. We gave them a fair trial tonight by revealing their better side.


Aerosmith – Bright light fright

Aphrodite’s Child – Don’t try to catch the river

Status Quo – Elizabeth dreams

Blood, Sweat & Tears – House in the country

Scorpions – It all depends

Genesis – A trick of the tail

Queen – Dragon attack

Eagles – Earlybird

Elton John – Amoreena

Bob Seger System – Big river

Rod Stewart – Maggie May

Barclay James Harvest – Taking some time on

Cat Stevens – School’s out

Johnny Farnham – In my room



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