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Monday, July 24, 2017

Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 26th. July 2017 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on

Play list Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 26th. July 2017 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on 103.2 Dublin City FM


1. Reckless Driving ( 3.26 ) - Judy Kass - CD Beyond The Ash & Steel

2. Wooden Nickels ( 3.26 ) - Doug Schmude - CD Ghosts Of The Main Drag

3. Phone Rings ( 4.07 ) - John Statz - CD The Fire Sermon Why River Records

4. I Have The Feeling I've Been Here Before ( 5.12 ) - Monika Ryan - CD Windmills

5. Blue Is Paris ( 4.49 ) - Russell Gunn - CD Jason Miles Presents Kind Of New Jammin' Colors Records

6. The Famine Bowl ( 5.38 ) - Richard Gilpin - CD Dunfanaghy Bay Song Writers Festival 2017 PROMO DISC

7. Blackbirds ( 3.59 ) - Michael & Zara - CD Dunfanaghy Bay Song Writers Festival 2017 PROMO DISC

8. Each New Summertime ( 5.18 ) - Erisa Rei - CD Glass Jar

9. Be My Husband ( 4.45 ) - Lisa Biales - CD The Beat Of My Heart

10. Corner Boy ( 4.00 ) - Jack O'Rourke - CD Dream Catcher

11. Ghosts Of The Main Drag ( 3.17 ) - Doug Schmude - - CD Ghosts Of The Main Drag

12. The Goldhearted Miner ( 3.04 ) - E.S.T. - CD Tuesday Wonderland ACT Records

July 26th: On this Day

1962, Frank Ifield was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'I Remember You'. The singers first of four UK No.1's.

1968, The Jackson Five signed a one-year contract with Motown Records. They made history in 1970 as the first recording act to have their first four singles to reach No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100, with the songs being 'I Want You Back', 'ABC', 'The Love You Save' and 'I'll Be There'.

1970, Jimi Hendrix played in his home town of Seattle for the last time when he appeared at Sicks Stadium.

1975, The Eagles started a five-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'One Of These Nights'.

1975, Van McCoy and the Soul City went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'The Hustle', his only US chart hit, it made No.3 in the UK. McCoy died on 6th July 1979.

1977, Led Zeppelin cut short their 11th North American tour after Robert Plant's five-year-old-son Karac died unexpectedly of a virus at their home in England, UK.

1980, The Rolling Stones started a seven week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Emotional Rescue', the group's eighth US No.1. Emotional Rescue was the first Rolling Stones album recorded following Keith Richards' exoneration from a Toronto drugs charge that could have landed him in jail for years.

1986, Peter Gabriel went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Sledgehammer', a No.4 hit in the UK. The song's music video has won a number of awards, including a record nine MTV Awards at the 1987 MTV Video Music Awards, and Best British Video at the 1987 Brit Awards. Gabriel was also nominated for three Grammy Awards. As of 2011, 'Sledgehammer' is the most played music video in the history of MTV.

1990, Brent Mydland from The Grateful Dead was found dead on the floor of his home aged 38 from a drug overdose.

1992, American singer and Motown artist, Mary Wells, referred to as The First Lady of Motown and who had a 1964 US No. 1 and UK No. 5 single ‘My Guy’, died aged 49 of laryngeal cancer. Wells was forced to give up her career and with no health insurance, was forced to sell her home. Wells’ old Motown friends including Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, The Temptations and Martha Reeves, along with Dionne Warwick, Rod Stewart, Bruce Springsteen, Aretha Franklin and Bonnie Raitt, personally pledged donations in support.

July 26th: Born on this day

1941, Born on this day, Bobby Hebb, US singer, (1966 US No.2 and UK No.12 single 'Sunny'). The song was written about Bobby's brother, who had been killed by a mugger in 1963, and started out as an album filler until it was picked for a single release.

1941, Born on this day, Neil Landon, The Flowerpot Men, (1967 UK No.4 single 'Let's Go To San Francisco'), The Ivy League, (1965 UK No.3 single 'Tossing and Turning').

1941, Born on this day, Darlene Love, The Crystals, (1962 US No.1 single 'He's A Rebel', 1963 UK No.2 single 'Then He Kissed Me').

1942, Born on this day, Dobie Gray, US singer, (1965 US No.13 and UK No.25 single 'The In Crowd', 1973 US No.5 single 'Drift Away'). Gray died on December 6, 2011, from complications of cancer surgery in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 71.

1943, Born on this day, Mick Jagger, vocals, The Rolling Stones, (1969 UK & US No.1 single 'Honky Tonk Women', and over 35 UK & US Top 40 singles and albums). Solo (1985 UK No.1 single with David Bowie 'Dancing In The Street'). 1985 UK No. 6 solo album 'She's The Boss.' In 2003 he was knighted for his services to popular music and in early 2009 he joined the electric supergroup SuperHeavy.

DIED ON THIS DAY 26th. July 2013, US singer-songwriter JJ Cale died of a heart attack at the age of 74. He became famous in 1970, when Eric Clapton covered his song 'After Midnight'. In 1977 Clapton also popularised Cale's 'Cocaine'. The two worked together on an album which won a Grammy award in 2008.

Eileen Gogan & The Instructions.
Eileen has sung for some of Irelands finest bands,(The Would Be’s,The Revenants,The Drays). The Spirit of Oberlin is the first ever collection of songs penned by Eileen herself. As a singer, Eileen’s powerful unaffected singing style has been compared with Sandy Denny & Kirsty McColl but her sound – a blend of glistening guitar & vintage keyboards – draws on a range of influences such as Richard & Linda Thompson, Neil Young, Can, Patti Smith & Yo La Tengo. Her song writing blends astute observations with razor sharp lyrics & a highly attuned pop sensibility. With Niall McCormac(Keys) Ed McGinley(Guitar),Eamonn Davis(Bass) Eamonn Ryan(Drums). DC Music Club, 20 Camden Row, Dublin 2. 9pm start €12 (€10

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