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4 avril 2013 4 04 /04 /avril /2013 08:01


I think the title says it all, no introduction necessary.


Teddy Neeley Five – Autumn afternoon

The Springfield rifle – I love her

The Sunliners – Land of nod

Brian Hyland – No place to run

J.C. Horton – You are love

Mid Day Rain – Friday Mourning

Darius – Summer is over

The Fountain Of Youth – Sunshine on a cold morning

The Ill Wind – Dark world

Vance Or Towers – Do whatever we want

Barnaby Bye – I think I’m gonna like it

Todd Rundgren – The ballad (Denny & Jean)

Van Duren  - Oh babe

Screen Test – Anytime

Gary Charlson – Burning in you

Stories – Kathleen

Donnie & Joe Emerson – Love is



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21 mars 2013 4 21 /03 /mars /2013 13:01


Fleetwood Mac’s early 70’s output is often dismissed as “transitional” by “serious” rock “critics”. It’s hard to tell why, as they recorded between 1969 and 1973 some of the most brilliant, powerful and innovative music of their era.  


Mission bell

Jewel eyed Judy

Child of mine

Coming your way


Sentimental lady

Show me a smile

Sands of time

When you say


Christine Mc Vie – No road is the right road

Jeremy Spencer & The Children – The world in her heart

Danny Kirwan – Lovely days

Believe me



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7 mars 2013 4 07 /03 /mars /2013 12:10


Honeybus members and Ian Matthews have this thing in common : they are amongst the most well-known underrated acts of the late’s/early 70’s. Here’s our tribute to their delicate genius.


Pete Dello radio 1 interview

Honeybus – Tender are the ashes

Colin Hare – For where have you been

Honeybus – (Do I figure) in your life

John Killigrew – Roverman

The Pyramid – The summer of last year

Ian Matthews – Knowing the game

Fairport Convention – Book song

Ian Matthews – Hearts

Honeybus – How long

Pete Dello – It’s what you’ve got

Colin Hare – The man in the office

Honeybus – Julie in my heart

Plainsong – Call the tune

Ian Matthews – Never again

Matthews Southern Comfort – Sylvie

Matthews Southern Comfort – Road to Ronderlin



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28 février 2013 4 28 /02 /février /2013 13:16


Jangling guitars, Byrds-ish harmonies, bouncing power pop from 1970 to 1977 !


Tommy Hoehn – Love you (all day long)

The Scruffs – She say yea

Pagliaro – Lovin’ you ain’t easy

Blue Ash – I remember a time

Sidewinders – Moonshine

Starry Eyed And Laughing – Closer to you now

Brinsley Schwarz – (What’s so funny bout) peace, love and understanding

Shape Of The Rain – Dusty road

Matthews Southern Comfort – And when she smiles (she makes the sun shine)

The Names – Why can’t it be

Gary Charlson – Not the way it seems

The Flashcubes – Christie girl

Barnaby Bye – She was pleased

Cross Country – A ball song

News – Pine tree heaven

Marshall & Newell – Twenty nine

Hollins Ferry – The journey



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21 février 2013 4 21 /02 /février /2013 13:11


Obscure New Orleans jewels from the Jean-Pierre Paul Poire's vaults !


Willie Tee – I’m only a man

George & Lee – You were made for me

Art Neville – You won’t do right

The Aubrey Twins – Give up

Tick Tocks – Is it too late

Earl Duke Jenkins – Oh boy

Margo White – Down by the sea

Tony Owens – I’m a fool for loving

Earl King – Medieval days

Tony Love – One woman’s man

Bobby Powell – Question

Jean Knight – Do me

The Unemployed – They won’ let me

Johnny Moore – Falling in love again

Calvin Lee – Love is like fire

Danny White – My living doll

Denny Fox – Where you gonna find a love like mine



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14 février 2013 4 14 /02 /février /2013 12:51


For the second part of our New Orleans voyage, we chose to focus on the mellow, orchestrated or heartfelt side of the big city’s music. Don’t miss next show, our third NOLA part with a very special guest : Jean-Pierre Paul Poire.


Eldridge Holmes – No substitute

Irma Thomas – Cry on

Willie Harper – New kind of love

Allen Toussaint & The Stokes – Poor boy got to move

Benny Spellman – It must be love

Richard Caiton – I’m gonna love you more

Sonny Fischer – Oh love this is sonny

Robert Parker – I caught you in a lie

Philarmonics – Will you marry me girl

The Barons – I never thought

Betty Harris – I can’t last much longer

Denise Keeble – Giving up

Zilla Mayes – I love you still

Lee Dorsey – Little ba-by

Aaron Neville – Speak to me

Vickie Labat – When you’re in love

Inell Young – His love for me



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7 février 2013 4 07 /02 /février /2013 18:02


First part of a trilogy dedicated to crescent city sweet music !


David Robinson – I’m a carpenter

Robert Parker – The scratch

The Showmen – Country fool

Johnny Adams – You made a new man out of me

Ernie K. Doe – Back street lover

Betty Harris – Show it

Johnny Williams & The Tick Tocks – operation heartache

Lou Johnson – The beat

Aaron Neville – Hercules

C.L. Blast – Love is good

Larry Hamilton – My mind keeps playing tricks on me

Hank Sample – Got to find the nerve

Dr. John – Desitively Bonnaroo

Danny White – Natural soul brother

The Barons – Love power

Eddie Bo – We’re doing it (the thang) part 1

Denise Keeble – Chain on my thing

Eldridge Holmes – Pop popcorn



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31 janvier 2013 4 31 /01 /janvier /2013 12:38


Don’t run away ! This ain’t about 20 minutes drum solos or horn group sex ! Just some mellow jazz-inflected tracks from some of our Psycho-Batave heroes.


Eden Ahbez – La mar

Passing Clouds – Touch and go

The Rascals – Nubia

The Youngbloods – Don’t play games

Forum Quorum – No more tears

The Byrds – Tribal gathering

Eden’s Children – Come when I call

Mark-Almond – I’ll be leaving soon

Kensington Market – Speaking of dreams

The Easybeats – See line woman

The Outsiders – Strange things are happening

Explicit Souls – Rebecca’s shop

Don Agrati – Bloodstream

Laura Nyro – Eli’s comin’

Chrysalis – Cynthia Gerome

Donovan – Get thy bearings


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24 janvier 2013 4 24 /01 /janvier /2013 06:51



From the mid 60’s to the early 80’s, midwest and Ohio in particular have been a hotbed for muscled pop, bubblegum and power pop, revealed here in their full glory.


The Raspberries – Radio promo for Fresh Raspberries

The Choir – I’d rather you leave me

The Outsiders – I’m not tryin’ to hurt you

Cyrus Erie – Get the message

Tommy James & The Shondells – Mirage

Blue Ash – Abracadabra (Have you seen her)

Circus – I need your love

Brownsville Station – Mad for me

Luxury – One in a million

The Raspberries – I wanna be with you

Scott Mc Carl – I hope

Peach And Lee – It’s better

J.P. Mc Clain & The Intruders – Baby don’t laugh

Dwight Twilley Band – You were so warm

Prettyboys – I wanna make you

The Shoes – Tomorrow night

The Dogs – Teen slime

Arlis! – I wanna be

The Shivvers – Teen line


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17 janvier 2013 4 17 /01 /janvier /2013 09:04



Lewis Carroll’s Alice stories had a huge impact on late 60’s pop music. We chose to avoid some obvious names (Jefferson Airplane, Incredible String Band, Frumious Bandersnatch) to focus on lesser-known, mostly popsike numbers, with a few teen bands to refresh the looking glass.


Bards – The Jabberwocky

The Bunch – Looking glass Alice

Tom Northcott – Who planted thorns in miss Alice’s garden

Dave Heenan Set – Alice in Wonderland

Donovan – Jabberwocky

Paul Parrish – Tiny Alice

Colin Hare – Alice

Jon Plum – Alice

Micky Jones & Tommy Brown – Alice in Wonderland

Them – Walking in the Queen’s garden

The Mad Hatters (CT) – Just won’t leave

The Mad Hatters (MD) – I’ll come running

Madhatters – You may see me cry

Boyce & Hart – Alice Long

Central Nervous System – Alice (something happened)

Mark Fry – Dreaming with Alice (verse 9)

Berkeley Kites – Alice in Wonderland

Oxford Blue – Alice in Wonderland

J. Bastos - Alice


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