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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Jazz Mine No. 146 Saturday 24th. February 2018 from 5 to 6PM GMT on dublincityfm.ie

Play list Jazz Mine No. 146 Saturday 24th. February 2018 from 5 to 6PM on 103.2 Dublin City FM or dublincityfm.ie

LISTEN BACK LINK :

https://www.mixcloud.com/seanbrophy79/jazz-mine-no-146-saturday-24th-february-2018-on-dublincityfmie/


1. International Blues ( 4.24 ) - Bruno Heinen - CD Mr. Vertigo bruno heinen.com
NEW RELEASE SCHEDULED FOR ISSUE 23rd. March 2018



2. Quizas, Quizas, Quizas ( 6.07 ) - David Murray Cuban Ensemble - CD David Murray Plays Nat King Cole En Espanol emarcy.com
2011 RELEASE



3. Let's Face The Music & Dance ( 2.24 ) - Nat King Cole - CD Jazz Moods 2 Telstar Records
1994 COMPILATION RELEASE



4. Piedras Verdes ( 5.06 ) - Dermot Dunne & Ariel Hernandez - CD Pa'l Que Se Va https://myspace.com/dermotdunnearielhernandez
IRISH ARTIST - 2005 RELEASE



5. Happy With The Blues ( 2.28 ) - Ian Shaw - CD Soho Stories ianshaw.biz Milestone / Fantasy Records
2001 RELEASE



6. Man In The Green Shirt ( 6.28 ) - Weather Report - CD Weather Report Collections Sony Music
2008 COMPILATION RELEASE



7. Great Empire ( 4.26 ) - Joe Zawinul / Absolute Ensemble - CD Joe Zawinul / Absolute Ensemble absoluteensemble.com
2009 RELEASE



8. Fill Me Up ( 6.49 ) - Reverse Trust - CD As If
IRISH ARTIST


LONG SHOT - TRISH CLOWES

9. I Can't Find My Other Brush ( 7.00 ) - Trish Clowes - CD My Iris bashorecords.com
2017 RELEASE




Colette Cassidy & Nigel Clark Quartet
Thu, Feb 22nd at 8.30pm
Venue: Bagots Hutton LIVE, 6 Ormond Quay, Dublin 7

Adm: €12.00 (Students €10.00)

Featuring:

Colette Cassidy - Vocals
Nigel Clark - Guitar
Dave Fleming - Bass
Dominic Mullan - Drums

Buy ticket

Dublinjazz.ie presents at Bagots Hutton Live

Izumi Kimura, Barry Guy, Gerry Hemingway
Thu, Feb 22nd at 8.00pm
Venue: St. Ann’s Church

Adm: €15.00 (Concession €12.00)

Featuring:
Izumi Kimura - Piano
Barry Guy - Bass
Gerry Hemingway - Drums

improvisedmusic.ie has more

Following a successful pair of duo concerts with Barry Guy and Gerry Hemingway respectively last Spring, IMC is delighted to highlight the return of acclaimed Irish-based pianist Izumi Kimura with another unique and enticing one off concert for Dublin, bringing both of these musicians together for another thrilling musical encounter as a trio.




Dublinjazz.ie Presents at Bagots Hutton LIVE

Conor Guilfoyle – Drums // Bill Blackmore – Trumpet // Yuzuha O’Halloran – Alto Sax // Peter Dobai – Tenor Sax

Kelan Walshe – Baritone Sax // Colm O’ Hara – Trombone // Darragh Hennessy – Piano // Barry Rycraft – Bass

We are delighted to be hosting The Conor Guilfoyle Octet once again at Bagots Hutton LIVE following on from a tremendous debut concert, for both the venue and the ensemble. The room was overflowing with people which in turn lead to an incredible atmosphere. The music was superbly performed and it was certainly the best received concert in 2017.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 21st. February 2018 from 11.30AM GMT on dublincityfm.ie

Play list Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 21st. February 2018 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on 103.2 Dublin City FM or tunein.com

LISTEN BACK :

https://www.mixcloud.com/seanbrophy79/midweek-music-miscellany-wednesday-21st-february-2018-on-dublincityfmie/


1. Tin Soldier ( 3.16 ) - The Small Faces - SINGLE Immediate Records
1967 RELEASE



2. I Don't Wanna Ruin It ( 3.14 ) - Track Dogs - SINGLE trackdogsmusic.com
IRISH ARTIST - 2018 RELEASE



3. Don't Take My Love ( 3.19 ) - Van William = CD Countries Fantasy Records concordmusicgroup.com
2018 RELEASE



4. Brighter Days ( 3.30 ) - Niall Teague & The Fast Company - CD Big Red Bridge niallteagueandthefastcompany.com
IRISH ARTIST - 2018 RELEASE



5. Have You Built Yourself Well ( 3.56 ) - Cormac O'Caoimh - CD Shiny Silvery Things & NEW Double A Digital Single
IRISH ARTIST - 2018 RELEASEas SINGLE 2017 FULL CD RELEASE



6. Never Let You Go ( 4.55 ) - Clara Rose - CD The Offering clararosemusic.com
IRISH ARTIST - 2018 RELEASE



7. The Children Of Byzantium ( 3.28 ) - Tim Henderson - CD The Legacy Collection Medicine Show Records https://medicineshowrecords.bandcamp.com Tim Henderson Born 19th. February 1940 Died 1st. November 2011
2017 RELEASE



8. Blue Gas Flame ( 3.38 ) - Colette Cassidy & Nigel Clark - CD Confetti Falling In The Rain cassidyandclark.com
IRISH ARTIST - 2017 RELEASE
Colette & Nigel QUARTET LIVE Bagots Hutton 6 Ormond Quay Dublin Thursday 22nd. February 2018 8.30PM See dublinjazz.ie for more



9. Look Up ( 1.40 ) - Kashka - CD Relax kashkamusic.com
2017 RELEASE



10. Spanky's Twist ( 3.00 ) - The Texas Horns - CD Blues Gotta Hold Me vizztone.com
2015 RELEASE

11. Tridents ( 4.54 ) - Nels Andrews - CD Scrimshaw nelsandrews.com
2012 RELEASE



12. Last Week's News ( 3.58 ) - Graham J. - CD Love Lies Bleeding At My Feet grahamj.eu Crashed Records
IRISH ARTIST - 2017 RELEASE



13. A Calm Sun ( 3.17 ) - Lesley Kernochan - CD A Calm Sun Maple Syrup Music
2017 RELEASE




14. Wipe Out '69 ( 2.07 ) - The California Poppy Pickers - CD I Said, She Said, Ah Cid The Exploito Psych World Of Alshire Records 1967 - 71 cherryred.co.uk
2018 BOX SET RELEASE


improvisedmusic.ie
WAX ON #4 John Coltrane
Wed. Feb 21st
Venue: The Vintage Room, The Workman's Club, Wellington Quay, Dublin 2.
Doors 6.30pm // Show 7.00pm

Adm: €8.00 - €10.00

Colette Cassidy & Nigel Clark Quartet
Thu, Feb 22nd at 8.30pm
Venue: Bagots Hutton LIVE, 6 Ormond Quay, Dublin 7

Adm: €12.00 (Students €10.00)

Featuring:

Colette Cassidy - Vocals
Nigel Clark - Guitar
Dave Fleming - Bass
Dominic Mullan - Drums

Buy ticket

Dublinjazz.ie presents at Bagots Hutton Live

Izumi Kimura, Barry Guy, Gerry Hemingway
Thu, Feb 22nd at 8.00pm
Venue: St. Ann’s Church

Adm: €15.00 (Concession €12.00)

Featuring:
Izumi Kimura - Piano
Barry Guy - Bass
Gerry Hemingway - Drums

improvisedmusic.ie has more

Following a successful pair of duo concerts with Barry Guy and Gerry Hemingway respectively last Spring, IMC is delighted to highlight the return of acclaimed Irish-based pianist Izumi Kimura with another unique and enticing one off concert for Dublin, bringing both of these musicians together for another thrilling musical encounter as a trio.


Saturday, February 24 @ 10:00PM The Rye River Band The Brazen Head, Dublin, 2.
Saturday, March 10 @ 10:00PM The Rye River Band The Brazen Head, Dublin, 2.
Thursday, March 15 @ 9:30PM The Rye River Band The Harbour Bar , Bray
Sunday, March 18 @ 9:30PM The Rye River Band The Brazen Head, Dublin 2.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Jazz Mine No. 145 Saturday 17th. February 2018 from 5 to PM on dublincityfm.ie


Play list Jazz Mine No. 145 Saturday 17th. February 2018 from 5 to 6PM on 103.2 Dublin City FM or dublincityfm.ie

LISTEN BACK :

https://www.mixcloud.com/seanbrophy79/jazz-mine-no-145-saturday-17th-february-2018-on-dublincityfmie/


DOUBLE SHOT WES MONTGOMERY

1. D-Natural Blues ( 5.18 ) - Wes Montgomery - CD The Incredible Jazz Guitar Of Wes Montgomery ( 1960 ) as part of Wes Montgomery 5 Original Albums the jazzlabels.com
2016 BOX SET RELEASE



2. The End Of A Love Affair ( 3.15 ) - Wes Montgomery - CD ( 1959 ) as part of Wes Montgomery 5 Original Albums the jazzlabels.com
2016 BOX SET RELEASE


3. Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight ( 6.05 ) - Linley Hamilton - CD Making Other Arrangements linleyhamilton.com
IRISH ARTIST - FOR RELEASE MARCH 2018



4. Dat Feelin' ( 3.39 ) - Chris Dave & The Drumhedz featuring Sir - CD Chris Dave & The Drumhedz bluenote.com
2018 RELEASE



LONG SHOT - JOHN COLTRANE QUARTET

5. Resolution Take 4 Alternative ( 7.25 ) - John Coltrane Quartet- CD BOX SET A Love Supreme The Complete Masters vervemusicgroup.com Impulse
2015 BOX SET RELEASE



WAX ON #4 on John Coltrane Workmans Club Dublin 7 to 9PM Wednesday 21st. February 2018 Doors 6.30PM See improvisedmusic.ie

6. Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year ( 5.45 ) - Red Garland Trio - CD All Kinds Of Weather ( recorded November 1958 ) as part of Red Garland Four Classic Albums avidgroup.co.uk
2018 PACKAGE RELEASE



LONG SHOT - The Chick Corea + Steve Gadd Band

7. A Spanish Song ( 8.51 ) - The Chick Corea + Steve Gadd Band - CD Chinese Butterfly concordmusicgroup.com
2017 RELEASE



8. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat ( 6.00 ) - Magnus Lindgren - CD Way Out Caprice Records
1999 RELEASE



9. More Time ( 3.23 ) - Madeleine Peyroux - CD Secular Hymns madeleinepeyroux.com impulse-label.com
2016 RELEASE







SPECTRUM ‘creative music for curious ears’ incl. Huun Huur Tu see improvisedmusic.ie for more.
DUBLIN March 9th-11th 2018
Following the success of last year’s inaugural festival, IMC presents SPECTRUM 2018 with another
diverse programme of music. SPECTRUM sits at the intersection where jazz and creative music collide,
with focus on the live and the improvised.
An exciting and eclectic cornucopia of live acts, from spectral beats to full-on free jazz, electro tinged folk to
Tuvan throat-singing will play across three Dublin venues on the weekend of 9th-11th March, namely DBD
(under The Mezz) in Temple Bar, the Fumbally Stables and The Grand Social.




https://mailchi.mp/50af61b30318/kaleidoscope-newyearsounds-wed3rdjan2018-2836309?e=f2b49748cf




improvisedmusic.ie
WAX ON #4 John Coltrane
Wed. Feb 21st
Venue: The Vintage Room, The Workman's Club, Wellington Quay, Dublin 2.
Doors 6.30pm // Show 7.00pm

Adm: €8.00 - €10.00

Colette Cassidy & Nigel Clark Quartet
Thu, Feb 22nd at 8.30pm
Venue: Bagots Hutton LIVE, 6 Ormond Quay, Dublin 7

Adm: €12.00 (Students €10.00)

Featuring:

Colette Cassidy - Vocals
Nigel Clark - Guitar
Dave Fleming - Bass
Dominic Mullan - Drums

Buy ticket

Dublinjazz.ie presents at Bagots Hutton Live


Izumi Kimura, Barry Guy, Gerry Hemingway
Thu, Feb 22nd at 8.00pm
Venue: St. Ann’s Church

Adm: €15.00 (Concession €12.00)

Featuring:
Izumi Kimura - Piano
Barry Guy - Bass
Gerry Hemingway - Drums

improvisedmusic.ie has more

Following a successful pair of duo concerts with Barry Guy and Gerry Hemingway respectively last Spring, IMC is delighted to highlight the return of acclaimed Irish-based pianist Izumi Kimura with another unique and enticing one off concert for Dublin, bringing both of these musicians together for another thrilling musical encounter as a trio.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Midweek Music Miscellany Wed. 14th. February 2018 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on dublincityfm.ie



Play list Valentines Day Edition of Midweek Music Miscellany Wed. 14th. February 2018 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on 103.2 Dublin City FM

LISTEN BACK LINK :

https://www.mixcloud.com/seanbrophy79/st-valentine-midweek-music-miscellany-14th-february-2018-on-dublincityfmie/


1. And I Love Her ( 4.11 ) - Julien & John - CD Just The Way You Are julienandjohn.com
IRISH ARTIST - 2017 RELEASE





2. Love Sweet Love ( 4.55 ) - Clara Rose - CD The Offering clararosemusic.com
IRISH ARTIST - 2018 RELEASE



3. What Does It Take ( To Win Your Love ) ( 2.27 ) - Jr. Walker & The All Stars - CD Motown Chartbusters Vol. 4 Tamla Motown Records
1997 COMPILATION RELEASE



4. Slave To Love ( 4.32 ) - Bryan Ferry - CD 9 1/2 Weeks Capital Records
1986 OST RELEASE



5. Tainted Love ( 2.46 ) - Imelda May - CD Mayhem Decca Records https://www.facebook.com/ImeldaMayOfficial
IRISH ARTIST - 2010 RELEASE



6. Everlasting Love ( 3.00 ) ( 1968 ) - Love Affair - CD Swingin' Sixties Pickwick Records
1993 COMPILATION RELEASE

Love Affair Everlasting Love 2 weeks No 1 from 30-01-1968 50 years ago



7. Never My Love - 101 Strings - BOX SET CD I Said She Said Ah Cid The Exploito Psych World Of Alshire Records 1967 - 71 cherryred.co.uk
2018 BOX SET COMPILATION RELEASE

8. You Make Loving Fun ( 3.39 ) - Fleetwood Mac - CD Rumours Warner Brothers
1976 RELEASE



DOUBLE SHOT MY FUNNY VALENTINE

9. My Funny Valentine ( 3.46 ) - Elva MacGowan - PROMO https://www.breakingtunes.com/wwwelvamacgowancom
IRISH ARTIST - 2017 PROMO



10. My Funny Valentine ( 2.21 ) - Chet Baker - CD Chet Baker Sings as part of Chet Baker Four Classic Albums avidgroup.co.uk
2018 PACKAGE RELEASE



11. Give My Love To Rose ( 3.27 ) - Johnny Cash - American IV : The Man Comes Around UMG Records
2003 RELEASE



12. Oh Mo Chroi - Tara O'Grady - CD Folk Songs Songs About Real Folks taraogradymusic.com
2017 RELEASE



13. Love Or Money ( 3.44 ) - Larkin Poe - CD Thick As Thieves larkinpoe.com
2012 RELEASE



14. Vivaldi Four Seasons Spring - Capella Istropolitana with Takako Nishizaki Violin - CD The Best Of Movie Tunes PROMO


On February 14 around the year 278A.D., Valentine, a holy priest in Rome in the days of Emperor Claudius II, was executed.

Under the rule of Claudius the Cruel, Rome was involved in many unpopular and bloody campaigns. The emperor had to maintain a strong army, but was having a difficult time getting soldiers to join his military leagues. Claudius believed that Roman men were unwilling to join the army because of their strong attachment to their wives and families.

To get rid of the problem, Claudius banned all marriages and engagements in Rome. Valentine, realizing the injustice of the decree, defied Claudius and continued to perform marriages for young lovers in secret.

When Valentine’s actions were discovered, Claudius ordered that he be put to death. Valentine was arrested and dragged before the Prefect of Rome, who condemned him to be beaten to death with clubs and to have his head cut off. The sentence was carried out on February 14, on or about the year 270.


Throughout the centuries since Valentine received martyrdom there have been various basilicas, churches and monasteries built over the site of his grave. Many restorations and reconstructions took place at the site, therefore over the years. In the early 1800s such work was taking place and the remains of Valentine were discovered along with a small vessel tinged with his blood and some other artefacts.

In 1835 an Irish Carmelite by the name of John Spratt was visiting Rome. He was well known in Ireland for his skills as a preacher and also for his work among the poor and destitute in Dublin’s Liberties area. He was also responsible for the building of the new church to Our Lady of Mount Carmel at Whitefriar Street. While he was in Rome he was asked to preach at the famous Jesuit Church in the city, the Gesu. Apparently his fame as a preacher had gone before him, no doubt brought by some Jesuits who had been in Dublin. The elite of Rome flocked to hear him and he received many tokens of esteem from the doyens of the Church. One such token came from Pope Gregory XVI (1831-1846) and were the remains of Saint Valentine.




Saturday, February 10, 2018

NO JAZZ MINE THIS SATURDAY 10th. FEB. due to live sports coverage on dublincityfm.ie

Jazz Mine off air this Saturday 10th. February 2018. Hopefully you might consider joining me next Saturday 17th. February 2018 from 5 to 6PM GMT on 103.2 Dublin City FM or dublincityfm.ie



Information re live jazz at improvisedmusic.ie musicnetwork.ie dublinjazz.ie jazzireland.ie

February 10th: On this Day In Music

1942, 'Chattanooga Choo Choo' by Glenn Miller and his Orchestra became the first recording to be awarded a Gold record. It was actually just a master copy of the disc sprayed with gold lacquer by RCA as a publicity stunt. The actual award recognized today as a Gold Record would not be initiated for another sixteen years when the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) borrowed the idea and trademarked the Gold Record. The first Gold single was awarded to Perry Como in 1958 for 'Catch A Falling Star' and the first Gold album was given to Gordon McRae for the soundtrack to 'Oklahoma'.

1967, The Beatles recorded the orchestral build-up for the middle and end of 'A Day in the Life'. At the Beatles' request, the orchestra members arrived in full evening dress along with novelty items. One violinist wore a red clown's nose, while another, a fake gorilla's paw on his bow hand. Others were wearing funny hats and other assorted novelties. The recording was filmed for a possible 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' television special which was ultimately abandoned. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mike Nesmith from The Monkees and Donovan also attended the session.


February 10th: Born on this day

1914, Born on this day, Larry Adler, mouth organist, worked as a soloist with many of the world's major symphony orchestras. He played with countless artists from Fred Astaire to George Gershwin and later with Elton John and Sting. Recorded the 1994 tribute album 'Glory Of Gershwin'. He died on August 7th 2001, aged 87.

1929, Born on this day, Jerry Goldsmith. Created the music for scores of classic movies and television shows ‘Star Trek’, ‘Planet of the Apes’, ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’ and ‘Dr. Kildare.’ He died after a long battle with cancer on July 21st 2004, aged 75.

1937, Born on this day, Don Wilson, guitarist with The Ventures who had the 1960 UK No.4 single 'Perfidia', and the 1960 US No.2 single 'Walk Don't Run'.

1937, Born on this day, Roberta Flack, US singer, songwriter, who had the 1972 US No.1 single 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face', 1973 US No.1 & UK No.6 single 'Killing Me Softly With His Song'.

1940, Born on this day, Jimmy Merchant singer with Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers, who had the 1956 UK No.1 & US No.6 single 'Why Do Fools Fall In Love'.

1943, Born on this day, Ral Donner, US singer, who had the 1961 US No.4 & UK No.25 single 'You Don't Know What You've Got Until You Lose It'. Donner died on April 6th 1984.

1946, Born on this day, Clifford T. Ward, UK, singer, songwriter who had the 1973 UK No.8 single 'Gaye'). Ward died on the 18th December 2001.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 7th. February 2018 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on dublincityfm.ie

Play list Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 7th. February 2018 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on 103.2 Dublin City FM or tunein.com / dublincityfm.ie

LISTEN BACK LINK :
https://www.mixcloud.com/seanbrophy79/midweek-music-miscellany-wednesday-7th-february-2018/


1. When You Were Sweet Sixteen ( 3.17 ) - The Fureys - CD Celtic Connections The Fureys KTel Records
IRISH ARTIST - 1994 COMPILATION RELEASE



2. Cardboard City Blues ( 3.29 ) - Clara Rose - CD The Offering clararosemusic.com
IRISH ARTIST - 20i8 RELEASE



3. Cloud Nine ( 1968 ) ( 3.28 ) - The Temptations - CD Motown Chartbusters Vol. 4 Tamla Motown Records
1997 COMPILATION RELEASE
Dennis Edwards Jr. (February 3, 1943 – February 1, 2018) was an American soul and R&B singer, notably a lead singer in The Temptations, on Motown Records. RIP



4. Evening Temptations ( 3-48 )- Tara O'Grady - CD Folk Songs Songs About Real Folks taraogradymusic.com
2017 RELEASE



5. I Think It's Going To Rain Today ( 1968 ) ( 2.55 ) - Randy Newman - CD Randy Newman as part of BOX SET Randy Newman Original Album Series
2011 BOX SET RELEASE



6. You Can Leave Your Hat On ( 4.20 ) - Joe Cocker - CD 9 1/2 Weeks OST Capital Records
1986 OST RELEASE



7. My Destiny ( 3.13 ) - Riona Moore - SINGLE https://www.facebook.com/rionamooremusic
IRISH ARTIST - 2017 RELEASE



8. Fun & Laughter ( 2.34 ) - The Blazers - CD East Side Soul rounder.com
1995 RELEASE


9. Soul Music ( 5.29 ) - Lauren Mitchell - CD Desire laurenmitchellmusic.com
2017 RELEASE



10. Quiet Giant ( 3.10 0m- Emma Langford - CD Quiet Giant emmalangfordmusic
IRISH ARTIST - 2017 RELEASE



11. Flames ( 3.08 ) - Elmer Gantry's Velvet Opera - CD Elmer Gantry's Velvet Opera cherryred.co.uk
2013 ENHANCED RELEASE

12. The Wizard ( 4.20 ) - Adam Sutherland - CD Some Other Land Errogie Records
2018 RELEASE

13. L.O.S.T. ( 3.52 ) - Dennis McCalmont - SINGLE
IRISH ARTIST - 2018 RELEASE



14. Sabre Dance ( 4.18 ) - John Bunyan's Progressive Pilgrims - BOX SET CD I Said She Said Ah Cid The Exploito Psych World Of Alshire Records 1967 - 71 cherryred.co.uk
2018 BOX SET COMPILATION RELEASE


February 7th: On this day
1959, Buddy Holly was buried in Lubbock, Texas. His tombstone reads "Holley", the correct spelling of his given surname and includes pictures of a guitar. On Feb 3rd 1959, after a show in Clear Lake, Iowa, Holly chartered an airplane to travel to his next show in Moorhead, Minnesota. Soon after takeoff, the plane crashed, killing Holly, Ritchie Valens, the Big Bopper and the pilot, an infamous milestone in rock history known as The Day the Music Died.
1959, New Orleans blues guitarist Guitar Slim died of pneumonia aged 32. Born Eddie Jones he is best known for the million-selling song ‘The Things That I Used to Do’. Slim had a major impact on rock and roll and experimented with distorted overtones on the electric guitar a full decade before Jimi Hendrix. He became known for his wild stage act and had an assistant who followed him around the audience with up to 350 feet of cord between his guitar and his amplifier, and occasionally rode on his assistant's shoulders or even took his guitar outside the club, bringing traffic to a stop.
1963, The first American released Beatles single 'Please Please Me' was issued on the Vee Jay label. Capitol Records, EMI's United States label, were offered the right to release the single in the US, but turned it down. Dick Biondi, a disc jockey on WLS in Chicago and a friend of Vee-Jay executive Ewart Abner, played the song on the radio from February 1963, thus becoming the first DJ to play a Beatles record in the United States.