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Friday, September 20, 2019

Jazz Mine No. 226 Saturday 21st. September 2019 on at 5PM

Play list Jazz Mine No. 226 Saturday 21st. September 2019 from 5 to 6PM on 103.2 Dublin City FM or


1. Black Dog ( 3.14 ) - Pigfoot - CD Pigfoot Shuffle

2. Black Dog ( 3.14 ) - Rob Heron & The Teapad Orchestra - EP Eta Carinae
2019 RELEASE Due 11th. October 2019

3. Dusk Train To Doha ( 5.30 ) - Jon Batiste - CD Anatomy Of Angels Verve Records

4. Naked Allies ( 4.29 ) - Naked Allies comprising Daniel Rorke / Oscar Noriega / Simon Jermyn & Matthew Jacobson - CD Naked Allies

5. Nuages ( 6.21 ) - Django Fectival All Stars 2012 with Anat Cohen - CD Django Festival All Stars Live At Birdland

6. D.R. Blues - Django Reinhardt - CD Diminishing Blackness

7. Get Down - Fresh Dixie -
PROMO Fresh Dixie › Pages › Public Figure › Musician/Band
2017 ISSUE

8. Dem Dry Bones ( 3.43 ) - Tara O'Grady - CD Irish Bayou

9. Night & Day - Gemma Sugrue & The Julien Colarossi Quartet - CD In My Nature
Appearing at Limericj Jazz Festival next weekend.

10. Druids' Lyre ( 5.35 ) - Courtney Pine - CD Europa Destin- E Records

11. On The Sunny Side Of The Street ( 4.13 ) - Craig Handy & 2nd. Line Smith featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater - CD Craig Handy & 2nd. Line Smith

12. The Colchians' Interlude - Courtney Pine - CD Europa Destin- E Records

Sean Brophy Random Selection Sept 2019 incl. Joe Lovano, Shadow Shakers, Horace Silver, Wayne Shorter.

Random Selection September 2019 play list.


1. Mama Bee ( 4.15 ) - Roni Ben Hur - CD Signature

2. Not Enough Mama ( 5.07 ) - Horace Silver - CD Messin' Around

3. Hard To Handle ( 2.26 ) - Tom Jones - CD Messin' Around

4. Mahjong ( 7.39 ) - Wayne Shorter - CD Juju

5. Evolution ( 8.50 ) - Joe Lovano - CD From The Soul

6. Rusty Cage ( 2.49 ) - Johnny Cash -

7. My Boy Elvis ( 2.32 ) - Shadow Shakers - CD Gimme Whatcha Got

8. Goin' Down To Clarksdale ( 6.05 ) - The Ronnie Greer Band & Friends - CD A Lifetime With The Blues

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 18th. September 2019 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on

Play list Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 18th. September 2019 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on 103.2 Dublin City FM or


1. The Wild Atlantic Way / The Lonesome Boatman ( 5.41 ) - Francie Conway ( with Finbar Furey & Bianca Kinane ) - CD The Wild Atlantic Way / A Journey In Irish Songs


2. Green Leaves Of Summer ( 2.08 ) - The Ventures - CD The Colourful Ventures as part of The Ventures Five Classic Albums

3. Mr. Moto ( 2.04 ) - The Ventures - CD Going To The Ventures Dance Party as part of The Ventures Five Classic Albums

4. Raunchy ( 2.17 ) - The Ventures - CD Walk Don't Run as part of The Ventures Five Classic Albums

5. Dragons ( 3.30 ) - Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors - CD Dragons
2019 RELEASE - DUE 11th. October

6. Get Rhythm ( 3.16 ) - Ry Cooder - CD Get Rhythm Warner brothers Records

7. My Boy Elvis ( 2.32 ) - Shadow Shakers - CD Gimme Whatcha Got / Shadow Shakers
IRISH ARTIST - 2019 RELEASE DUE 21st. September

8. Avenue Road - Jim McHugh - CD My Nuclear Radio
Live Workman's Club Dublin October 5th. 2019
IRISH ARTIST - 2019 RELEASE DUE 27th. September

9. Last Orders ( At Delaneys ) - Nic Norton & The County Band -

10. I Walk The Line ( 2.39 ) - Johnny Cash - CD Riding Up Country Charly Records
John R. "Johnny" Cash (born J. R. Cash; February 26 1932 – September 12 2003)

11. All Along The watchtower ( 4.08 ) - Jimi Hendrix - SINGLE
James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27 1942 – September 18 1970

12. Miracle Woman - Suzanne Savage - CD Suzanne Savage
Suzanne Savage appearing at Galway Jazz Festival 5th. October 2019
Live Rathgar Arts Festival Sunday 13th. October 2019 Venue Sandford Church

13. I Never Loved A Man ( the Way I Loved You ) ( 2.51 ) - Aretha Franklin - SINGLE Atlantic Records
In memory of Jimmy Johnson late of Muscle Shoals & The Swampers b 4/2/1942 d 5/9/2019

14. Wrong Side Of Lonesome ( 3.38 ) - Patrick Silke - CD The Wrong Side Of Lonesome

15. L.A. Breakdown ( 2.17 ) - Jimmy Page - CD Rock Legends Charly Records
1994 ISSUE

On this day in MUSIC 18th. September
18 Sep 1968
Working at Abbey Road studios on new songs for their forthcoming album, The Beatles recorded 20 takes of ‘Birthday.’ Roadie Mal Evans added handclaps, and Yoko Ono and Pattie Harrison contributed backing vocals on the track.
18 Sep 1970
Jimi Hendrix was pronounced dead on arrival at St. Mary Abbot's Hospital in London at the age of 27 after choking on his own vomit. Hendrix left the message 'I need help bad man', on his managers answer phone earlier that night. Rumors and conspiracy theories grew up around Hendrix’s death. Eric Burdon claimed Jimi had committed suicide, but that’s contradicted by reports that he was in a good frame of mind. In 2009, a former Animals roadie published a book claiming that Jimi’s manager had admitted to him that he arranged the murder of Hendrix, since the guitarist wanted out of his contract.
18 Sep 1971
The Who scored their first and only UK No.1 album with Who's Next, the bands sixth LP release, featuring 'Won't Get Fooled Again'. Cover artwork shows a photograph, taken at Easington Colliery, of the band apparently having just urinated on a large concrete piling. According to photographer Ethan Russell, most of the members were unable to urinate, so rainwater was tipped from an empty film canister to achieve the desired effect.
18 Sep 1976
One Hit Wonders Wild Cherry started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Play That Funky Music'. The song started life as a B-side. It was the group's only hit in the UK which peaked at No.7.
18 Sep 1981
Gary Numan took off on a round the world trip in a single engine Cessna plane. The attempt ended after he was forced to land in India, where local police arrested him.
18 Sep 1982
The seven-minute epic by Dire Straits 'Private Investigations' went to No.2 on the UK singles chart, held off No.1 by survivors 'Eye Of The Tiger'.
18 Sep 1983
Kiss appeared without their 'make-up' for the first time during an interview on MTV promoting the release of their newest album, Lick It Up.
18 Sep 1991
Rob Tyner lead singer with the American hard rock band MC5 died after he suffered a heart attack in the seat of his parked car in his hometown of Berkley, Michigan. MC5, (shortened from the Motor City Five), formed in Detroit, in 1965, they released their first album, ‘Kick Out the Jams’ in 1969.
18 Sep 1993
Garth Brooks went to No.1 on the US album chart with 'In Pieces'. The album spent 25 weeks on the chart and sold over 6m copies. The album peaked at No.2 on the UK chart.
18 Sep 1993
Meat Loaf went to No.1 on the UK album chart for the first of five times with Bat Out Of Hell II.
18 Sep 1996
At Sotheby's in London, Julian Lennon successfully bid just over $39,000 (£21,000), for the recording notes for the song Paul McCartney wrote for him, 'Hey Jude'. At the same event, John Lennon's scribbled lyrics to 'Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite' sold for $103,500, (£57,500).
18 Sep 2004
Britney Spears married dancer Kevin Federline during a private ceremony in Los Angeles. Federline had two daughters from his previous relationship with actress Shar Jackson.
18 Sep 2006
Sir Cliff Richard unveiled a plaque to mark a tiny basement said to be the birthplace of British rock and roll, fifty years after the "2 i's" coffee bar opened in London's Old Compton Street. The Tornados, Tommy Steele, The Shadows and Adam Faith were among stars who started out at the club.
18 Sep 2006
73 year old country singer Willie Nelson and four members from his band were charged with drug possession after marijuana and magic mushrooms were found by police on his tour bus. Police had stopped the tour bus near Lafayette, Louisiana.
18 Sep 2006
Echo And The Bunnymen singer Ian McCulloch was convicted of committing a breach of the peace by shouting, swearing and threatening Gary Duncan and his girlfriend Juliet Sebley backstage at Glasgow
Barrowlands in Scotland. A court was told that McCulloch had lost his temper when he discovered the two fans in a toilet cubicle inside his private dressing room.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Jazz Mine No. 225 Saturday 14th. September 2019 from 5 to 6PM on

Play list Jazz Mine No. 225 Saturday 14th. September 2019 from 5 to 6PM on 103.2 Dublin City FM or



1. Sister Sadie ( 4.39 ) - Hank Crawford - CD More Soul ( 1960 ) as part of Hank Crawford Three Classic Albums Plus

2. Sweet Cakes ( 3.40 ) - Hank Crawford - CD From The Heart ( 1962 ) as part of Hank Crawford Three Classic Albums Plus

3. Please send Me Someone To Love ( 3.32 ) - Hank Crawford - CD The Soul Clinic ( 1961 ) as part of Hank Crawford Three Classic Albums Plus

4. Lechosa Com Mango ( 7.24 ) - Morrocoy Band - CD Sospeso Sospeso Music

5. Parlophone ( 3.55 ) - Erik Truffaz - CD Mantis

6. Love Is Splendid ( 2.30 ) - Orchester Fred Rabold - CD Love Is Splendid › artist › 326248-Fred-Rabold

7. Louisiana Sunday Afternoon ( 5.07 ) - Linley Hamilton - CD Making Other Arrangements

8. Five Day Run ( 6.06 ) - Billy Cobham - CD Culture Mix

9. Cercanias ( 3.32 ) - Jerez Texas - CD Sun

10. O Elvin ( 6.48 ) - Henry Texier Strada Sextet - CD Alertea L'Eau

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 11th. September 2019 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on

The diversity of music played on Midweek Music Miscellany has prompted me to arrive with a bundle of recordings and put the show together as we proceed. Let's hope this works out to the satisfaction of all.
Thanks for your ongoing support which is much appreciated.

RESULTANT Midweek Music Miscellany Play list edition Wednesday 11th. September 2019 on 103.2 Dublin City FM


1. Walk Don't Run ( 2.04 ) - The Ventures - CD Walk Don't Run as part of The Ventures Five Classic Albums Plus

2. Child ( 3.23 ) - Bob Bradshaw - CD Queen Of The West
2019 RELEASE - DUE 27th. September

3. Brother ( 4.03 ) - Greenshine - CD Family

4. Family ( 2.19 ) - Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors - CD Dragons
2019 RELEASE - DUE 11th. October

5. If Tears Were Dirt ( 4.22 ) - 61 Ghosts - CD To The Edge

6. Flesh & Bones ( 3.55 ) - 24 Pesos - CD Flesh & Bones

7. 80 Acres ( 4.00 ) - Tim Grimm - CD Heart Land Again
2019 RELEASE - DUE 11th. October

8. Bad Deal ( 4.00 ) - The Devil Makes Three - CD Chains Are Broken

9. Sailor ( 3.12 ) - Clare O'Riordan - CD Outside

10. Laundry Box ( 3.53 ) - Skinner & Twitch SINGLE

11. St. Dominic's Preview ( 6.25 ) - Van Morrison - CD St. Dominic's Preview

12. September Song ( 5.46 ) - Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown - CD Sarah Vaughan Four Classic Albums

13. The Lonesome Side Of Town ( 3.44 ) - Ed Dupas - CD The Lonesome Side Of Town
2019 RELEASE - DUE 25th. October


September 11th
1952 - Ray Charles
Ahmet Ertegun began recording his newest signing, 21 year old Ray Charles at Atlantic Records on West 56th St in New York City. Ertegun had purchased the singers contract from the Swingtime label for $2,500.
1956 - Rock Around the Clock
Police were called to break up a crowd of rowdy teenagers following the showing of the film Rock Around the Clock at the Trocadero Cinema in London, England. The following day, The Times printed a reader's letter that said: "The hypnotic rhythm and the wild gestures have a maddening effect on a rhythm loving age group and the result of its impact is the relaxing of all self control." The film was quickly banned in several English cities.
1962 - The Beatles
After George Martin insisted that session drummer Andy White took Ringo Starr's place, The Beatles returned to EMI Studios in London for a third attempt at recording their first single. 'Love Me Do' was selected to be The Beatles' first A-side, with "P.S. I Love You" on the flip side (a reversal of the original plan). The single that was released on October 5th featured a version of ‘Love Me Do’ with Ringo on drums, but the album ‘Please Please Me’ included a version with Andy White on drums.

1964 - Mick Jagger
The London Evening News reported that a 16 year-old Eltham Collage boy, introduced as Laurie Yarham, was everyone's idea of a winner in a Mick Jagger look-a-like competition. Laurie looked like Mick Jagger and seemed to know his every action and the audience at Greenwich Town Hall were delighted, until the winner turned out to be Mick's younger brother Chris Jagger.

1965 - The Beatles
The Beatles started a nine-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Help!', the group's sixth US chart topper.

1967 - The Beatles
Filming began for The Beatles ‘Magical Mystery Tour’. There was no script, nor a very clear idea of exactly what was to be accomplished, not even a clear direction about where the bus was supposed to go. The ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ bus set off for the West Country in England stopping for the night in Teignmouth, Devon were hundreds of fans greeted The Beatles at their hotel.

1968 - Larry Graham
Bassist from Sly and the Family Stone, Larry Graham was busted for cannabis possession as the band arrived in London to start a UK tour.
1970 - Jimi Hendrix
NME’s Keith Allston interviewed Jimi Hendrix in England. The interview turned out to be Hendrix's last; he died a mere seven days later. During the interview, Hendrix talked about a new musical phase, with planned collaborations with Miles Davis and Paul McCartney.
1971 - Donny Osmond
Donny Osmond started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Go Away Little Girl'. The singers only US solo chart topper. The song had also been a No.1 for Steve Lawrence in 1963.
1971 - Jackson Five
The animated Jackson Five series premiered on ABC-TV in the US.
1976 - KC and the Sunshine Band
KC and the Sunshine Band went to No.1 on the US singles chart with '(Shake Shake Shake), Shake Your Body', the group's third US No.1, a No.22 hit in the UK.
1977 - David Bowie
David Bowie recorded a guest appearance on 'Bing Crosby's 'Merrie Olde Christmas' TV show duetting with Crosby on 'Peace On Earth - Little Drummer Boy. The track became a UK No.3 hit five years later in 1982.

Jimmy Johnson, the session guitarist and studio engineer who contributed to hundreds of hit records while helping to define the sound of Southern pop and soul music in the 1960s and ’70s, died on Thursday in Florence, Ala. He was 76.

His death, at Northwest Alabama Medical Center, was confirmed by his longtime friend and collaborator David Hood, who said Mr. Johnson had been struggling with kidney failure.

A highly intuitive musician, Mr. Johnson achieved early acclaim in the 1960s as the rhythm guitarist in the house band at the producer Rick Hall’s FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala. His undulating swells and bluesy, staccato fills can be heard on recordings like “Respect,” Aretha Franklin’s first No. 1 pop hit, and Wilson Pickett’s “Funky Broadway” and “Land of 1,000 Dances,” both of which reached the Top 10.

In 1969 Mr. Johnson and three of his associates from FAME — the drummer Roger Hawkins, the keyboardist Barry Beckett and Mr. Hood, the ensemble’s bass player — parted ways with Mr. Hall in a dispute over money. That April they opened their own studio, Muscle Shoals Sound, in a former coffin warehouse in nearby Sheffield, Ala.

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Billing themselves as the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, the four men proceeded to play on scores of landmark recordings. They were heard on the gospel-steeped “I’ll Take You There,” a No. 1 pop and R&B hit for the Staple Singers in 1972. They also backed Paul Simon on his 1973 Top 10 single “Kodachrome” and Rod Stewart on the gossamer ballad “Tonight’s the Night (Gonna Be Alright),” released in 1976. It topped the pop chart for eight weeks.

Admired for their blend of expressiveness and restraint, Mr. Johnson and his bandmates honed a less-is-more approach to playing marked by a seemingly unerring knack for hitting the right note at just the right time and place. They became as renowned in their day as the Funk Brothers of Motown Records or the Wrecking Crew in Los Angeles.

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They were given the nickname the Swampers by the producer Denny Cordell after he heard the pianist Leon Russell extol the virtues of their “funky, soulful, Southern swamp sound.” They were further lionized by the band Lynyrd Skynyrd in their 1974 hit, “Sweet Home Alabama.” (“Now Muscle Shoals has got the Swampers / And they’ve been known to pick a song or two. / Lord, they get me off so much / They pick me up when I’m feeling blue.”)

In a 2017 interview with Southern Rambler magazine, Mr. Johnson explained what distinguished the Swampers’ extemporized, or “head arranged,” studio work from that of their counterparts in recording centers like New York, where they had played on sessions for the Atlantic Records producer Jerry Wexler.

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“The records in New York were set by arrangers who wrote all of the parts down,” Mr. Johnson said. “It was out of the mind of one guy. In Muscle Shoals we did head sessions where everyone contributes.”

He continued to do studio work into the current century.CreditJay Reeves/Associated Press
Mr. Johnson was more than just an imaginative guitarist; he also ran a successful music publishing company and was an astute and empathetic recording engineer. He was at the mixing board for Percy Sledge’s “When a Man Loves a Woman,” a No. 1 pop and R&B hit in 1966, as well as for Bob Seger’s “Old Time Rock and Roll,” which, according to Wurlitzer, is the third most popular jukebox record of all time. He also engineered three tracks on the Rolling Stones’ acclaimed 1971 album, “Sticky Fingers,” including “Brown Sugar” and “Wild Horses.”

The Stones’ visit to Muscle Shoals was an example of the Southernization of pop music, in which Mr. Johnson played a crucial part. At the time, many musicians from outside the South wanted to record in the down-home style made famous there.

Jimmy Ray Johnson was born on Feb. 4, 1943, in Sheffield to Ray and Hazel (Roberson) Johnson. His father was an amateur musician who worked at the Reynolds Aluminum Plant in Muscle Shoals. His mother was a homemaker who often hosted out-of-town singers recording at Muscle Shoals Sound for dinner. He earned his first $10 as a guitarist at age 15 when he played a Saturday night sock hop at the National Guard Amory in Tuscumbia, Ala.

In 1962, while still in his teens, Mr. Johnson became the first paid employee at FAME Studios. He answered the telephone, booked studio time and did typing. By the mid-’60s he had begun engineering and playing sessions.

He continued to do studio work into the current century, inspiring new generations of musicians like Jason Isbell and Alabama Shakes.

Mr. Johnson’s legacy, and that of his colleagues, was celebrated in the 2013 documentary “Muscle Shoals.”

Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife, Becky (Hardy) Johnson; a son, Jimmy, known as Jay; a daughter, Kimberly Tidwell; a stepdaughter, Alana Parker; and a grandson. His brother, Earl, died in 1977.

Mr. Johnson’s early years as a session musician in Northern Alabama testified not just to the power of musical collaboration but also to the kinship among black and white musicians at a time when the divide over civil rights in this country seemed all but unbridgeable.

“We didn’t know we were making history,” he said of this interracial affinity in an interview with Southern Rambler magazine. “Black or white, we had the same goal: to cut a hit record.”

After the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968, the all-white Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section’s work on soul music sessions for Atlantic and Stax, two of the era’s most influential record companies, was suspended. To Mr. Johnson’s relief, the suspension was temporary.

“We were an integral part of Atlantic and Stax and thought that might be it,” he recalled in that interview. “We were told we wouldn’t be cutting any more black records, and those were our favorite records.”

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Jazz Mine No. 224 Saturday 7th. September 2019 from 5 to 6PM on incl. Miles Davis

Jazz Mine No. 224 Saturday 7th. September 2019 from 5 to 6PM on 103.2 Dublin City FM or


1. Free for Three ( 4.41 ) - Stephane Belmondo - CD The Same As It Never Was Before Verve Records

2. A Perfect Six ( 9.56 ) - The Phil Woods Quintet - CD Plays The Music Of Jim McNeely TCB Records

3. Heavy Dipper ( 9.56 ) - Lee Morgan - CD The Cooker ( 1957 ) as part of Lee Morgan Four Classic Albums

4. I Only Have Eyes For You ( 4.33 ) - Houston Person - CD Soft Lights Highnote Records

5. The Puddle Jump ( 2.08 ) - Hendrik Lasure Warm Bad - CD Garden Head

6. Two Bass Hit ( 5.15 ) - Miles Davis - CD Milestones ( 1958 ) as part of Three Classic Albums Plus Second Set

7. Ram - Kino Trio - CD Il Cielo Sopra Berlino Babel Label

8. The Eye Of The Hurricane ( 5.58 ) - Herbie Hancock - CD Maiden Voyage ( 1965 ) as part of 3 Essential Albums Blue Note Records

9. The Very Thought Of You ( 4.38 ) - Jon Batiste featuring Rachael Price - CD Anatomy Angels ( Live At The Village Vanguard ) Verve Records