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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Midweek Music Miscellany Wed. 28th. August 2019 from 11.30AM on with guest Carl Corcoran

Play List Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 28th. August 2019 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on 103.2 Dublin City FM with guest Carl Corcoran


1. Marrakesh Express ( 2.26 ) - Crosby Stills & Nash - SINGLE

2. She Put A Smile On ( 3.07 ) - Maria McCormack - CD I Choose To Love › mariamccormack

3. Circus ( 4.57 ) - Jamie Stone ( Carl Corcoran ) - › Pages › Media › Music › Song

4. A Rock To Cling To ( 3.54 ) - John Spillane - CD A Rock To Cling To

5. My Love Will Not Sing For Me ( 2.51 ) - John Spillane - CD All The Ways You Wander

6. All the Ways You Wander ( 3.44 ) - John Spillane - CD All The Ways You Wander

John Spillane at The Abbey Tavern, Howth, Co. Dublin Saturday 31st. august incl. public concert 8PM Tickets or Abbey Tavern Tel. 01 8322006

7. Country Boy In Me ( 3.27 ) - Anthony McQuillen - CD No Ordinary Kind Of Life

ON THIS DAY IN MUSIC 28th. August :

1850 Richard Wagner's opera "Lohengrin" premieres at Weimar, Germany
1922 Albert von Tilzer & Neville Fleesons musical premieres in NYC
1939 Sammy Fain and Jack Yellen's musical "George White's Scandals" premieres
1962 Tony Sheridan & Beat Brothers record "Ya Ya (Parts 1 + 2)"
1965 Bob Dylan booed for playing electric guitar at a concert in New York's Forest Hills
1970 "I'll Be There" single by The Jackson 5 is released (Billboard Song of the Year 1970)
1973 Bobby "Boris" Pickett's song "Monster Mash" goes gold
1973 "Smoke on the Water" by Deep Purple goes gold

28th. August 1949 - Martin Lamble was born.
Martin Lamble drums, Fairport Convention, (1969 UK No.21 single 'Si Tu Dois Partir'). Killed on 14th May 1969 when the bands van crashed on the way home from a gig in Birmingham, England.

On this day
28 Aug 1961
Joe Dowell went to No.1 on the US singles chart with his version of 'Wooden Heart'. The song is best known for its use in the 1960 Elvis Presley film G.I. Blues, which gave Elvis a No.1 hit in the United Kingdom.
28 Aug 1964
After playing a show at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium, New York, The Beatles met Bob Dylan for the first time at The Delmonico Hotel. Dylan and mutual journalist friend Al Aronowitz introduce the Fab Four to marijuana.
28 Aug 1965
The Beach Boys 'California Girls' was at No.3 on the US singles chart, the single peaked at No.26 in the UK. The music for the song came from Brian Wilson's first LSD experience.
28 Aug 1965
The Rolling Stones announced that Allen Klein, who they had met three days earlier, would co-manage the group along with Andrew Loog Oldham. At the same time, The Stones signed a five-year recording deal with Decca Records.
28 Aug 1965
Bob Dylan played the first night of a 40 date North American tour at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in New York City. Dylan played the first set solo and was backed by a band consisting of Robbie Robertson, Levon Helm, Harvey Brooks and Al Kooper in the second set. This format, one acoustic and one electric set was kept through-out the tour.
28 Aug 1966
Nearing the end of their final tour of America, The Beatles performed one show at Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California, before a crowd of 45,000. The Beatles' attempt to escape from the stadium in an armored truck is thwarted when the main gate was found to be locked, and The Beatles had to spend two hours in the back of the truck before they could leave the stadium.
28 Aug 1968
Working at Trident Studios, London, The Beatles started recording a new John Lennon song ‘Dear Prudence’. They built the song instrument by instrument, utilizing the 8-track equipment at Trident. John and George played guitars, while Paul played drums to compensate for Ringo Starr who had quit The Beatles on August 22.
28 Aug 1968
Tammy Wynette recorded 'Stand By Your Man' at Epic studios after an idea that came from producer, Billy Sherrill. Wynette and Sherril completed the song in 15 minutes. It proved to be the most successful record of Wynette's career and is one of the most covered songs in the history of country music. The song has appeared in various films, including: Five Easy Pieces, The Blues Brothers, The Crying Game, Sleepless in Seattle, Four Weddings and a Funeral and Golden Eye.
28 Aug 1968
Simon and Garfunkel started a five-week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with 'Bookends'. The duo's fourth studio album featured 'America', 'Mrs. Robinson' and 'A Hazy Shade of Winter'.
28 Aug 1968
The Beach Boys were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Do It Again', the group's second and final UK No.1.
28 Aug 1970
During a four-week engagement at The International Hotel in Las Vegas, a security guard at the hotel received a phone call in which he was told Elvis Presley would be shot during his last show. The person demanded $50,000 to reveal the name of the potential killer. Later that day a menu was found in Elvis’ mail at the hotel on which Elvis’ face was destroyed and a gun had been drawn pointing to his heart. The threats were taken very seriously. Elvis played his last show without any incident.
28 Aug 1972
Alice Cooper was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'School's Out'. Cooper has said he was inspired to write the song when answering the question, "What's the greatest three minutes of your life?". Cooper said: "There's two times during the year. One is Christmas morning, the next one is the last three minutes of the last day of school."
28 Aug 1981
Producer Guy Stevens died at the age of 38 years old, having overdosed on prescription drugs he was taking to reduce his alcohol dependency. He worked with Mott The Hoople, Free and The Clash. He was the president of the Chuck Berry App
reciation Society and it was Stevens who brought Berry to the UK for his first tour. He gave Procol Harum and Mott the Hoople their distinctive names.

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