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Monday, December 17, 2018

Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 19th. December 2018 for 11.30AM to 12.30PM on

Play list Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 19th. December 2018 with guest musician Fabrizio Fontanelli from Rome. Airing from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on 103.2 Dublin City FM or or


1. Remembering Starlings ( A Christmas Memory ) ( 3.24 ) - Pat Coldrick - CD Ophelia

2. When People Come Together ( 3.29 ) - Kaz Murphy - CD Ride Out The Storm
NEW RELEASE - 11th. January 2019

3. Christmas Time Is Here ( 2.47 ) - Vince Guaraldi Trio - CD The Weather Channel Holiday Party

4. Tried ( 4.09 ) - Mardi Gras featuring Claudio Desideri -

5. Holy Moly ( I'm In Love Again ) ( 2.53 ) - Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra - CD Soul Of My City

6. Lully Lullay - Canu - CD Christmas With Canu

7. One Guitar ( 4.13 ) - Mardi Gras -

8. The Road Across The Hills ( 3.24 ) - Grainne Brady - CD The Road Across The Hills

9. It's A Sin ( 2.39 ) - Elvis Presley - CD Something For Everyone ( 1960 ) as part of Elvis Presley Four Classic Albums

10. Muss I Denn / Wooden Heart ( 3.31 ) - Paul Walker & Karen Pfeiffer - CD One By One

December 19th: On this day
1957 Elvis Presley had his draft notice served on him for the US Army. He went on to join the 32nd Tank Battalion third Armor Corps based in Germany.
1958 Conway Twitty was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'It's Only Make Believe'. The song became the first to reach the UK Top 10 in four different years by different artists: Billy Fury (1964), Glen Campbell (1970) and Child (1978).
1964 The Beatles fourth album 'Beatles For Sale' started a seven-week run at No.1 on the UK album charts. Recorded when Beatlemania was just past its peak 'Beatles for Sale' was The Beatles' fourth album in just 21 months.
1964 The Supremes scored their third US No.1 single of the year when 'Come See About Me', went to the top of the charts. It made No.27 on the UK chart.
1967 Buffalo Springfield appeared at the Community Concourse, San Diego, California. The group became a springboard for the careers of Neil Young Stephen Stills, Richie Furay and Jim Messina.
1968 During a UK tour Led Zeppelin appeared at The Civic Hall, Exeter, England, supported by The Empty Vessels, featuring Martin Turner and Steve Upton who later formed Wishbone Ash. Zeppelin were paid £125 for the gig.
1969 Mick Jagger was fined £200 plus 50 guineas costs at Marlborough Magistrates Court for illegal possession of cannabis.
1969 The Beatles latest Christmas record, 'The Beatles' Seventh Christmas Record' was released to members of their fan club in the UK and the US.
1970 Elton John's first US hit, ‘Your Song’ entered the Billboard Hot 100, where it went on to reach number eight. The Hollies had been offered the song and Three Dog Night had already recorded a version which was included on their ‘It Ain't Easy’ album.
1979 Elvis Presley's personal physician, George Nichopoulos, was charged with 'illegally and indiscriminately' prescribing over 12,000 tablets of uppers, downers, and painkillers for the star during the 20 months preceding his untimely death. Although he was acquitted this time, he was charged again in 1980 and again in 1992 and was stripped of his medical license in July 1995.

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