Play list Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 8th. January 2020 from 11.30AM GMT on 103.2FM in Dublin or dublincityfm.ie online.
LISTEN BACK :
1. I'm The Urban Spaceman ( 2.24 ) - Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band - CD The Bestiality Of Bonzo Dog Band EMI
Neil James Innes ( 9 December 1944 – 29 December 2019) RIP
1990 COMPILATION RELEASE
2. Ain't Got No Money ( 3.20 ) - The Donal Kirk Band - CD The Donal Kirk Band beechparkrecords.com
IRISH ARTIST - 2015 RELEASE
3. The West's Awake ( 3/50 ) - Lumiere with Damien Dempsey - CD A Woman's Heart irelandcd.com
IRISH ARTIST - 2012 RELEASE
4. I'm No Stranger To The Rain ( 3.34 ) - Sean Keane - CD Storytellers An Album Of Classic Folk & Rock Grapevine Label
2001 COMPILATION RELEASE
5. Dancin' Boy ( 3.48 ) - Harry Chapin - CD Storytellers An Album Of Classic Folk & Rock Grapevine Label
2001 COMPILATION RELEASE
6. Waiting To Shine - The Campfire Flies - CD Sparks Like Little Stars
7. All I Wanna Do Is Work ( 4.23 ) - Kaz Murphy - CD Ride Out The Storm kazmurphy.com
8. Waiting On My Love ( 3.15 ) - Catherine MacLellan - CD Coyote catherinemaclellan.com
9. Vanishing Triangle ( 4.30 ) - Laura Mulcahy - CD Easy Listening Dirges For The Partially Hinged lauramulcahy.ie
IRISH ARTIST - 2019 RELEASE
10. Professor Blackie ( 4.16 ) - Natalie MacMaster - CD Sketches natalieanddonnell.com
11. Coleen's Favourite ( 2.27 ) - Eileen Hogan & Clan - CD Bright Light
12. The Long Goodbye ( 4.19 ) - Paul Brady - CD Storytellers An Album Of Classic Folk & Rock Grapevine Label
IRISH ARTIST - 2001 COMPILATION RELEASE
TOWN IN IRELAND with the longest name
Muckanaghederdauhaulia ( Co. Galway ) It means " piggery between two briny places "
On this day IN MUSIC 8th. JANUARY
8 Jan 1957
Bill Haley & His Comets started the first ever 'rock & roll tour' of Australia, playing two sold out nights in Sydney.
8 Jan 1958
The Everly Brothers kicked off a 17 date North American tour at the Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina. Also on the bill, Buddy Holly, The Rays, Royal Teens, Shepherd Sisters, Paul Anka, Margie Rayburn and
Danny & The Juniors.
8 Jan 1966
The Beatles started a six week run at No.1 on the US album chart with Rubber Soul the group's seventh US chart topper, which went on to spend 56 weeks on the chart. The group also started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'We Can Work It Out' the group's 11th US No.1 single.
8 Jan 1969
Mike Jagger and Keith Richards were both barred from an exclusive hotel for wearing "op art" pants and nothing else. They were both asked to leave the Hotel Crillen in Lima, Peru after refusing to change clothes.
8 Jan 1972
The New Seekers were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing, (in Perfect Harmony'). The song started as a Coca Cola TV ad. It originally included the line, 'I'd like to buy the world a Coke.'
8 Jan 1979
Canadian rock band Rush were named the country's official Ambassadors Of Music by the Canadian government.
8 Jan 1991
Steve Clark guitarist with Def Leppard, was found dead at his Chelsea flat by his girlfriend, after a night of heavy alcohol consumption combined with prescription drugs. The autopsy revealed he had died from an overdose of codeine and had Valium, morphine and a blood alcohol level of .30, three times the British legal driving limit. In 2007 Clark was ranked No.11 on Classic Rock Magazine's "100 Wildest Guitar Heroes".
8 Jan 1994
Jamaican reggae/rap (ragga) duo Chaka Demus and Pliers were at No.1 in the UK with their version of 'Twist And Shout.' The song was originally recorded (and produced by Phil Spector) by the Top Notes in 1961 and then covered by The Isley Brothers. It was also covered by The Beatles on their first album Please Please Me.