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Monday, May 14, 2018

Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 16th. May 2018 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on

Play list Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 16th. May from 11.30AM to 12,30PM on 103.2 Dublin City FM or


1. Field Of Dreams ( 3.31 ) - Ben Reel - CD Land Of Escape

2. Sixteen Tons ( 2.29 ) - Bo Diddley - CD Bo Diddley Is A Gunslinger as part of Bo Diddley Five Classic Albums

English folk masters Winter Wilson ( Kip Winter & Dave Wilson ) join me on this edition of Midweek Music Miscellany with chat & live music.

Upcoming Dates :
Thu 17th May 2018, 9:00pm The Sunflower Folk Club, Belfast
The Sunflower Inn Union St, Belfast, County Antrim BT1 2JG

Fri 18th May 2018, 9:00pm DC Music Club, Musiclee, Dublin
20 Camden Row, Dublin 2
Sat 19th May 2018, 8:00pm Eileen's Tea Rooms, Castleblayney, Ireland
Main Street, Castleblayney, Co Monaghan Tickets from the shop or 087 2234093, admission by ticket only.

Sun 20th May 2018, 7:00pm Gallery Folk Club, Newcastle Co Down. Ireland
110 Dundrum Rd, Newcastle, Co. Down. BT33 0LN

Mon 21st May 2018, 8:00pm Rostrevor Folk Club, Rostrevor, Ireland
Crawfords @ The Rostrevor Inn, 33-35 Bridge St, Rostrevor, Co Down, BT34 3BG

Fri 25th May 2018, 7:00pm Fishguard Folk Festival, Fishguard, Wales
Various venues around town, please check the festival website for details.

Sat 26th May 2018, 12:00pm Fishguard Folk Festival, Fishguard, Wales
Various venues around town, please check the festival website for details.

3. Winter Is Blue ( 2.50 ) - Vashti Bunyan - CD Dust On The Nettles BOX SET

4. The Ship It Rocked ( 4.11 ) - Winter Wilson - CD Far Off On The Horizon

5. Dandelion Seeds ( 3.40 ) - Greenshine - SINGLE

6. Far Off On The Horizon - Winter Wilson - LIVE AT 103.2 DUBLIN CITY FM STUDIO 1

7. Happy ( 3.02 ) - The Rolling Stones - CD Exile On Main Street Rolling Stones Records
Exile on Main St. is a double album by English rock band the Rolling Stones, released on 12 May 1972 on LP by Rolling Stones Records. It was the band's first double album and tenth studio album released in the United Kingdom.

8. Caroline No ( 2.50 ) - The Beachboys - CD Pet Sounds Capitol Records
1966 / 1990 RELEASES - ORIG. LP issued 16th. May 1966

9. Tried & Tested - Winter Wilson - LIVE AT 103.2 DUBLIN CITY FM STUDIO 1

10. Ghost - ( Kip ) Winter ( Dave ) Wilson - LIVE AT 103.2 DUBLIN CITY FM STUDIO 1

11. Obviously 5 Believers ( 3.35 ) - Bob Dylan - CD Blonde On Blonde Columbia Records
1966 RELEASE - ORIG. LP issued 16th. May 1966

Heidi Talbot, Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich, John McCusker, Paul Meehan (Ireland/Scotland/Northern Ireland)
Vocalists Heidi Talbot and Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich, aided and abetted by award winning multi-instrumentalist John McCusker and guitarist Paul Meehan, bring the season to a suitably high-spirited close. has more plus booking links.

Wed 16 May, 8pm Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo
Thurs 17 May, 8pm Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge
Fri 18 May, 8pm Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny
Sat 19 May, 8pm Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
Sun 20 May, 8pm National Opera House (Jerome Hynes Theatre), Wexford

May 16th: On this day
1962 B Bumble and the Stingers were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Nut Rocker.' The instrumental was based on Tchaikovsky's 'Nutcracker Suite.'
1963 The Beatles appeared live on the national BBC TV children's program ‘Pops and Lenny’, at Television Theatre, Shepherd's Bush Green, London, in front of an live audience. The Beatles performed ‘From Me to You’ and a shortened version of ‘Please Please Me.'
1964 Mary Wells started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'My Guy'. Written and produced by Smokey Robinson and The Miracles, it made No.5 in the UK.
1965 Driving away from a gig at the Civic Hall, Long Beach, California, the limo taking The Rolling Stones back to their hotel was besieged by fans who caved in the roof by standing on it. The band attempted to hold the roof up while their chauffeur drove off with bodies falling onto the road.
1966 The Beach Boys released the album Pet Sounds in the US. The album is now regarded as the masterpiece of composer-producer Brian Wilson. To confirm this, Pet Sounds has been widely ranked as one of the most influential records ever released and has been ranked at No.1 in several music magazines lists of greatest albums of all time, including New Musical Express, The Times and Mojo Magazine. In 2003, it was ranked No.2 in Rolling Stones 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list, (Sgt. Pepper'S came first).
1966 Bob Dylan's iconic Blonde On Blonde album was released, reaching No.9 in the US charts and No.3 in the UK. Rock's first double album, and Dylan's seventh studio effort, it was recorded with Al Kooper, Robbie Robertson and Nashville country music session players, and had what Dylan later called ‘that wild mercury sound’.

May 16th: Born on this day
1919 Born on this day, American pianist, singer, and TV presenter, Liberace, (Wladziu Valentinon Liberace) who had a career spanning four decades and for a period, his TV show would pull in over 30 million viewers at any one time and he was the became the highest-paid entertainer in the world. He died on 4th February 1997. Behind the Candelabra, a film adaptation of Scott Thorson's autobiography, featured Michael Douglas stars as Liberace, with Matt Damon playing Thorson.
1939 Born on this day, Pervis Jackson, vocals, from American rhythm and blues vocal group the Detroit Spinners who had the 1980 UK No.1 & US No.2 single 'Working My Way Back To You'. Jackson died of cancer on 18th Aug 2008.
1944 Born on this day, Panamanian-American jazz drummer Billy Cobham, who worked with Miles Davis, Mahavishnu Orchestra, James Brown, Santana and Soundtrack to the film 'Shaft'.
1946 Born on this day, English guitarist, composer and record producer Robert Fripp, who with King Crimson had the 1969 UK No.5 album, In The Court Of The Crimson King. He has also worked extensively as a studio musician, notably with David Bowie on the albums Heroes and Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps), Brian Eno, Porcupine Tree, Andy Summers, Slow Music, Theo Travis, The Humans, Jakko Jakszyk and many others.
1947 Born on this day, Barbara Lee, singer, from American all-girl group The Chiffons who had the 1963 US No.1 single 'He's So Fine', and the 1972 UK No.4 single 'Sweet Talking Guy', (first released in 1966). Lee died on 15th May 1992.
1947 Born on this day, Darrell Sweet, from Scottish hard rock band Nazareth, who had the 1973 UK No.9 single 'Broken Down Angel', and the 1976 US No.8 single, 'Love Hurts'. Died on 30th April 1999 after suffering a fatal heart attack before a show in New Albany, Indiana.
1951 Born on this day, Jonathan Richman, guitar, vocals, from American rock band The Modern Lovers who scored the 1977 UK No.5 single 'Egyptian Reggae' and the 1977 UK No.11 'Roadrunner'. Richman appeared in the films Dumb & Dumber and There's Something About Mary.

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