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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 21st. August 2019 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on

Play list Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 21st. August 2019 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on 103.2 Dubln City FM or


1. Pusherman ( 5.19 ) - Pigfoot - CD Pigfoot Shuffle Pokey Records
2019 RELEASE due 6th. September

2. Ballad Of Easy Rider ( 1.55 ) - Roger McGuinn - CD Easy Rider OST Reprise Records
Peter Fonda (February 23 1940 – August 16 2019) RIP
1969 RELEASE & track released as single August 1969

3. White Room ( 4.57 ) - Cream - SINGLE Polydor
Ginger Baker 80 this week Born 19th. August 1939

4. Hook Line & Sinker ( 2.33 ) - Gavin Povey Band - PROMO

5. Rock Me Gently ( 3.30 ) - Yola - CD Walk Through Fire Nonesuch Records
Yola plays Olympia Theatre Dublin on Sunday 1st. December 2019

6. So Soon In The Morning ( 2.19 ) - Josh White - CD Sings Ballads & Blues as part of Josh White Four Classic Albums

7. Let's Clean Up The Ghetto ( 3.49 ) - The Philadelphia International Stars - CD Funk Soul Classics Rhino Records

8. Do I Worry ( 2.38 ) - The Ink Spots with lead Charlie Fuqua - CD Getting Sentimental Vol 2. 1939 - 1945

9. Church ( 3.09 ) - The Conall Band - CD The Way's Up!

10. Your Love Is Cold ( 3.44 ) - The Conall Band - CD The Way's Up!

11. My Old Chair ( 3.16 ) - The Conall Band - CD The Way's Up!

12. Dark Woods ( 4.47 ) - Mean Mary - CD Cold Woodcock Records
2019 RELEASE Due 4th. October

21st. August On this day
21 Aug 1961
Tamla Records released the Marvelettes first single, 'Please Mr. Postman'. The song went on to sell over a million copies and become the group's biggest hit, reaching the top of both the Billboard Pop and R&B charts. The song is notable as the first Motown song to reach the No.1 position on the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart.
21 Aug 1961
Elvis Presley started a three-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Something For Everybody' his sixth US No.1 album.
21 Aug 1961
Patsy Cline recorded the classic Willie Nelson song, ‘Crazy’. Cline was still on crutches after going through a car windshield in a head-on collision two months earlier and had difficulty reaching the high notes of the song at first due to her broken ribs. 'Crazy' spent 21 weeks on the chart and eventually became one of her signature tunes.
21 Aug 1965
The Rolling Stones started a three week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Out Of Our Heads' the group's first US No.1 album.
21 Aug 1966
On their last ever US tour The Beatles performed in two cities due to a cancellation due to rain the previous day. First they performed at Crosley Field in Cincinnati, Ohio. Then they flew to St. Louis, Missouri, for a concert at Busch Stadium, where they performed under a tarpaulin due to heavy rain. It was this gig that convinced Paul McCartney that The Beatles should stop performing live.
21 Aug 1967
The Doors started recording their second album at Sunset Sound Studios, Hollywood, California.
21 Aug 1968
Tommy James and The Shondells returned to the UK No.1 position for the second time with the single 'Mony Mony'. In a peculiar twist, in 1987 Billy Idol's version of the song replaced another Tommy James hit at No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 — 'I Think We're Alone Now', covered by Tiffany.
21 Aug 1971
Arthur Brown's Kingdom Come, Hawkwind, Duster Bennett, Brewers Droop, Indian Summer, Graphite, (and second from the bottom on the bill) Queen all appeared at the Tregye Festival Truro, Cornwall, England.
21 Aug 1972
Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane was arrested after a fight broke out on stage during a concert when the police had been called 'pigs'. Grace Slick was 'Mace' and another group member injured at the show in Akron.
21 Aug 1976
The Rolling Stones, 10CC, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Todd Rundgren's Utopia and Hot Tuna all appeared at The Knebworth Festival, Hertfordshire, England, tickets £4.50.
21 Aug 1982
U2 singer Bono married Alison Stewart, his girlfriend from 1975 at All Saints Church, Raheny in Ireland. U2 bassist Adam Clayton acted as Bono's best man.
21 Aug 1983
Ramones guitarist Johnny Ramone had a four-hour brain surgery operation, after being found unconscious in a New York Street where he had been involved in a fight.

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