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22 septembre 2016 4 22 /09 /septembre /2016 17:18


From smooth symphony folk to slick yacht rock.


Appaloosa – Rivers run to the sea

Compton & Batteau – Laughter turns to blue

Batteaux – Living’s worth living

Appaloosa – Bi weekly

Compton & Batteau – California

Batteaux – Mirror

Appaloosa – Thoughts of Polly

Batteaux – High tide

Compton & Batteau – Honeysuckle

John Compton – Ona find me home

John Compton – Yorkshire pines

Appaloosa – Rosalie

David Batteau – Happy in Hollywood


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16 juin 2016 4 16 /06 /juin /2016 16:38


A glimpse into Vanguard Record’s poppiest back catalogue.


Jeff Monn – She is there for me

The 31st Of February – A different kind of head

Marc Jonson – Rainy dues

Circus Maximus – Bright light lover

The Frost – Jenny Lee

The Third Power – Lost in a daydream

Train – Oink oink

Jode – Miscommunication

Erik – Look where I am

Elizabeth – Lady L

Wildweeds – And when she smiles

Jerry Jeff Walker – Morning song to Sally

Listening – I can teach you

Tina & David Meltzer – Lullaby

Notes From The Underground – Tristesse

The Family Of Apostolic – Old grey house


(Technical problems on several tracks : Circus Maximus, Third Power and Elizabeth)



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9 juin 2016 4 09 /06 /juin /2016 16:50


Quiet marinas and endless summers.


Full Sail – Sailin’ along

Shoot – Ships and sails

Rich Mountain Tower – Song of the sea

Alessi – Seabird

The Doors – Ships w/ sails

Iguana – Sailing ships

Ernie Graham – Sea fever

Fool’s Gold – Sailing to Monterey

Shaun Harris – Canadian ships

Merrell Fankhauser – Sail it over the ocean

Alain Bellaïche – Sea fluorescent

Kak – Electric sailor



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26 mai 2016 4 26 /05 /mai /2016 16:56


Three-part harmonies and hippie triumvirats from heaven


Mortimer – Where dragons guard the door

The Souther-Hillman-Furay Band – Fallin’ in love

Marvin, Welch & Farrar – Wish you were here

America – Head and heart

Santa Fe – Iron horse

Poker Flatts – Lake of fire

Robey, Falk & Bod – Brown skin blues

Yves, Serge & Victor – My freedom knows

Fingletoad, Strange & Siho – Marshlands

Greenwood, Curlee & Clyde – One time one place

Saint Jacques – But it’s true

Trubrot – In the country

Crosby, Stills & Nash - Guinnevere



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12 mai 2016 4 12 /05 /mai /2016 15:50


Hippie harmonies from the late 60’s and early 70’s.


Mark & Sumley – Sincere replies

Jim & Dale – The time it takes

Tufano & Giammarese – I’m a loser

Lambert & Nuttycombe – Ode to Drugan

Richard Twice – The finest poet

Hollins & Starr – Cry baby cry

Madden & Harris – Wishes

Hunt & Turner – Silver lady

Druick & Lorange – Joshua

Ilous & Decuyper – Non

Alain Bellaïche & Alain Renaud – Ladies in blue

Maffit & Davies – Kingswood manor

Hudson-Farnsworth – Music

Prentice & Tuttle – Every loving day

Juan & Junior - Andurina



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5 mai 2016 4 05 /05 /mai /2016 07:50


Final part starring Dick Wagner, Terry Jacks, Warren Zevon and the elder Ron Nagle.


The Bossmen – Bad girl

The Bossmen – Tina Maria

The Cherry Slush – I cannot stop you

The Bossmen – Listen my girl

The Bossmen – Baby boy

Tonto & The Renegades – Easy way out

Dick Wagner & The Frosts – Rainy day

The Chessmen – Love didn’t die

The Chessmen – For running wild

The Chessmen – What’s causing this sensation

The Chessmen – The way you fell

The Motorcycle Abeline – (You used to) ride so high

The Sounds Like Us – Outside chance

Lyme & Cybelle – Follow me

Lyme & Cybelle – I’ll go on

The Mystery Trend – Carl street

The Mystery Trend – Johnny was a good boy

The Mystery Trend – So glad I found you

The Mystery Trend – There it happened again

The Mystery Trend – Mambo for Marion



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29 avril 2016 5 29 /04 /avril /2016 17:00


Today’s nominees are Ted Munda, Chuck Conlon, Jeff Afdem, Mike Taylor and Dale Menten.


(Due to technical problems, the Gestures and Springfield Rifle tracks are inaudible)


The Enfields – She already has somebody

The Enfields – Face to face

Friends of the Family – Can’t go home

Friends of the Family – Funny flowers

The Nightcrawlers – A basket of flowers

Conlon and the Crawlers – I won’t tell

The Nightcrawlers – The last ship

Chuck Conlon – Won’t you say yes to me girl

The Dynamics – All she said

Springfield Rifle – I loved her

The Dynamics – What kind of day is this

Springfield Rifle – That’s all I really need

The Bad Seeds – A taste of the same

Michael – Gotta make my heart turn away

Michael – I’m nobody’s man

The Madhatters – Chicks are for kids

The Gestures – It seems to me

The Madhatters – You may see me cry



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22 avril 2016 5 22 /04 /avril /2016 17:31

Three-part tribute to the great young songwriters of the mid-sities north american “garage” phenomenon. Here’s the first volume, showcasing the skills of Wayne Proctor (We The People), Tim Granada (The Dovers) and Manny Freiser (The Grodes/Tongues Of Truth).


We The People – Half of Wednesday

The Grodes – I won’t be there

The Dovers – What am I going to do

We The People – In the past

The Grodes – Uh-huh girl

The Dovers – I could be happy

We The People – You are the color of love

The Tongues Of Truth – Let’s talk about girls

The Dovers – She’s not just anybody

We The People – My brother the man

The Grodes – I’ve lost my way

We The People – Saint John’s shop

The Dovers – About me

The Grodes – What they say about love



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14 avril 2016 4 14 /04 /avril /2016 14:08


The 60’s Nederbeat scene has been well documented, it’s a lesser known fact that dutch pop bands still had a lot to offer in the early 70’s.


Fon Klement – Almost daybreak

Tax Free – Along the shadowed quay

Earth and Fire – Ebbtide

Rainman – Get you to come through

The Dream – Met a girl today

Shocking Blue – When I was a girl

September – Yelly Rose

O.P.M.C. – Love song for Diane

Greenfield & Cook – Gone

Mayfly – Dawn of an old man’s life

Five – Struck by lighning

Water – Holiday hideaway

Ashwood – Time

Fon Klement – Song for a blue lady



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31 mars 2016 4 31 /03 /mars /2016 08:46


Groovy pop, folk-rock, bubblegum, west coast AOR, country-rock... tribute to the almighty Robbs.

All songs by the Robbs except where noted.


Race with the wind


Cherokee – Lady on my mind

Next time you see me

Robby & the Robins – She cried

Cherokee – Chattanooga

Jolly Miller

Cherokee – Feel us love

Changing winds

Robbs, Outsiders tour promo spot (WCFL Chicago)

I don’t wanna discuss it

Cherokee – Funky business

The newsong

So you wanna be a rock’n’roll star


Cherokee – Girl I’ve got news

Last of the wine

Cynthia loves



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