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Monday, October 7, 2019

Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 9th. October 2019 from 11.30AM on incl. Ginger Baker tribute.

Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 9th. October 2019 from 11,30AM to 12.30PM on 103.2 Dublin City FM or


1. Hajinali Nota ( Morning Song ) ( 6.02 ) - Muzsikas - CD The Rough Guide To Hungarian Music

2. Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes ( 5.47 ) - Paul Simon - CD Graceland Sony Music
1996 & 2004 RELEASES

3. Sunshine Of Your Love ( 4.06 ) - Cream - CD Disraeli Gears Polydor Records
Peter Edward "Ginger" Baker (19 August 1939 – 6 October 2019) RIP

4. Gilded Splinter ( 3.58 ) - The Steve Howe Trio - CD New Frontier

5. Presence Of The Lord ( 4.43 ) - Blind Faith - CD Blind Faith Atco Records
Peter Edward "Ginger" Baker (19 August 1939 – 6 October 2019) RIP

6. The Touch Of Your Lips ( 6.19 ) - Ben Webster - CD Ben Webster Meets Oscar Peterson ( 1959 ) as part of Ben Webster Four Classic Albums

7. Badge ( 2.36 ) - Cream - CD Goodbye Polydor Records

8. (( Trance )) ( 4.15 ) - Serge Pizzorno - SINGLE

9. Kalahari Rain ( 3.53 ) - James J. Turner - SINGLE

10. This Alien Has Landed - Tony Floyd Kenna - CD Footsteps Of The Alien

11. Flying Bird ( 5.28 ) - Tony McLoughlin - CD True Native
IRISH ARTIST - 2019 RELEASE DUE 15th. November

On this day in music 9th. October
9 Oct 1958
Eddie Cochran recorded the classic song, 'C'mon Everybody', which became a 1959 UK No.6 single for Cochran and a 1979 hit for the Sex Pistols.
9 Oct 1961
Ray Charles started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Hit The Road Jack', it reached No.6 on the UK chart.
9 Oct 1964
The Beach Boys recorded ‘Dance Dance Dance’, with Glen Campbell playing the lead guitar intro. It would go on to become their twelfth US Top 40 hit.
9 Oct 1965
The Beatles started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with the Paul McCartney ballad 'Yesterday' giving the group their tenth US No.1. The track was not released as a single in the UK until 1976.
9 Oct 1969
For the first time in the history of the show, the BBC’s Top Of The Pops producers refused to air the No. 1 song, ‘Je T’aime... Moi Non Plus’, the erotic French language love song by Serge Gainsbourg and actress Jane Birkin. The song, an instrumental with the voices of Gainsbourg and Birkin apparently recorded in the act of love and superimposed over the top, caused such a stir in Britain that the original label, Fontana, dropped the record despite it being No. 2 on the charts. A small record company, Major Minor, bought the rights and saw the song climb to the top of the charts, the first French language song to ever do so.
9 Oct 1971
The Who played a small, low-key show at the University of Surrey, Guildford, with guest John Sebastian joining in on harmonica on ‘Magic Bus’ ‘ the only outside musician ever to jam with The Who on stage. Backstage, the group celebrated John Entwistle’s 27th birthday.
9 Oct 1971
Rod Stewart was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Maggie May', (first released as a B side to 'Reason To Believe'). The first of six UK No.1's for Stewart, spent five weeks at the top of the chart.
9 Oct 1973
Elvis Presley and Priscilla divorced after six years of marriage. Priscilla was awarded property, $725,000 cash and $4,200 a month support.
9 Oct 1976
The Sex Pistols signed to EMI records for £40,000 ($68,000). The contract was terminated three months later with the label stopping production of the 'Anarchy In The UK' single and deleting it from its catalogue. EMI later issued a statement saying it felt unable to promote The Sex Pistols records in view of the adverse publicity generated over the last few months.
9 Oct 1976
Dr Feelgood scored their only No.1 UK album when 'Stupidity' went to the top of the charts. It was the first ever live album to go to No.1 in the UK chart in its first week of release. Some of the album was recorded at The Kursaal in Southend-on-Sea.
9 Oct 1976
One hit wonders Walter Murphy and the Big Apple Band went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'A Fifth Of Beethoven', it made No.28 in the UK.
9 Oct 1978
Belgian singer songwriter Jacques Brel died of cancer aged 49. Artists who recorded his songs include, Ray Charles, Scott Walker, Alex Harvey, Frank Sinatra, Dusty Springfield, David Bowie, Nina Simone and Terry Jacks.
9 Oct 1981
During a North American tour The Rolling Stones played the first of two nights at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. Support act was Prince, who dressed in his controversial bikini briefs and trench coat ran off stage after 15 minutes due to the crowd booing and throwing beer cans at him.

1 comment:

  1. Loved the Hungarian track from Muzsikas plus the tribute to Ginger Baker.
    Best Alan.