Play list Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 12th. February 2020 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM GMT on 103.2FM or dublincityfm.ie online.
LISTEN BACK :
1. Loverman ( 3.06 ) - Bap Kennedy - CD The Sailors Revenge bapkennedy.com
IRISH ARTIST - 2011 RELEASE
2. Love Me Right ( 2.46 ) - Ed Dupas - CD The Lonesome Side Of Town eddupas.com
3. Love Me Right ( 3.28 ) - Sid Whelan - CD Waitin' For Payday thesidwhelanband.com Presidio Records
4. Love Song ( 2.25 ) - Tony Denikos - CD Gravity Wins tonydenikos.com
5. Just Love Here ( 3.48 ) - Cormac O'Caoimh - CD A New Season For Love cormacco.net
IRISH ARTIST - 2012 RELEASE
6. Ordinary Love ( 3.52 ) - Clive Culberson - CD Still Here Still Smiling cliveculbertson.com
IRISH ARTIST - 2012 RELEASE
7. Please Send Me Someone To Love ( 6.04 ) - Dr. John with Aaron & Charles Neville - CD The Musical Mojo Of Dr. John / Celebrating Mac And His Music concordmusicgroup.com
8. First Love First Tears ( 2.05 ) - Duane Eddy - CD $1,000,000.00 Dollars Worth Of Twang ( 1959 ) as part of Instrumental Gold Five Classic Instrumental Albums Plus avidgroup.co.uk
2020 PACKAGE RELEASE
9. When You Love Someone ( 2.57 ) - Bibi - CD From Bibi With Love bibimusic.bandcamp.com
10. I Love You ( 3.24 ) - Sam Lewis - CD Solo samlewistunes.com
11. Only Love Can Break Your Heart ( 4.48 ) - Kelley Suttenfield - CD When We Were Young / Kelley Suttenfield Sings Neil Young kelleysuttenfield.com
12. And I Love Her ( 3.24 ) - Julien & John - CD Just The Way You Are /b> julienandjohn.com
IRISH ARTIST - 2017 RELEASE
13. This Can't Be Love ( 3.53 ) - Eliane Elias - CD I Thought About You A Tribute To Chet Baker elianeelais.com concordmusicgroup.com
THIS DAY IN MUSIC - 12th.FEBRUARY
12 Feb 1956
Dean Martin was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Memories Are Made Of This'. The American actor, comedian, singer and TV hosts biggest hit. Also covered by The Everly Brothers, Johnny Cash, Frank Sinatra and The Driffters.
12 Feb 1961
The Miracles' 'Shop Around' became Motown Record's first million-selling single. It was also the label's first No.1 hit on Billboard's R&B singles chart. In the following ten years, The Miracles would have six more million sellers.
12 Feb 1964
The Beatles returned to New York City by train from Washington, D.C. for two performances at Carnegie Hall. There was such a demand for tickets that some extra seating was arranged surrounding the stage. Tickets ranged from $1.65 to $5.50.
12 Feb 1965
Pye Records announced that they'd signed 'the British Bob Dylan', when they added Donovan to the label. The Scottish singer-songwriter produced a series of hit albums and singles between 1965 and 1970 and became a friend of leading pop musicians including Joan Baez, Brian Jones and The Beatles. He influenced John Lennon when he taught him a finger-picking guitar style in 1968.
12 Feb 1967
15 police officers raided Redlands the West Sussex home of The Rolling Stone Keith Richards during a weekend party. The police who were armed with a warrant issued under the dangerous drugs act took away various substances for forensic tests. George and Pattie Harrison had been at the house, but it was said that the police waited for them to leave before they raided the house in order not to bust the holder of an MBE.
12 Feb 1969
'(If Paradise Is) Half As Nice' by Amen Corner was at No.1 on the UK singles chart, the group's only UK No.1. The song was first offered to The Tremeloes as a potential single, who rejected it.
12 Feb 1970
John Lennon performed 'Instant Karma!' on BBC TV's Top Of The Pops, becoming the first Beatle to have appeared on the show since 1966. Lennon wrote, recorded, and mixed his new single, all in one day. It ranks as one of the fastest-released songs in pop music history. Lennon later stated, "I wrote it for breakfast, recorded it for lunch, and we're putting it out for dinner."
12 Feb 1972
Al Green went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Let's Stay Together', his only US chart topper. It was ranked the 60th greatest song of all time by Rolling Stone magazine on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Tina Turner had a hit with the song in 1984.
12 Feb 1977
The Police recorded their first single, 'Fall Out' for £150 ($255) at Pathway Studios, London, England.
12 Feb 1977
Blondie, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers and the Ramones all appeared at the Whisky a Go Go in Los Angeles, California.
12 Feb 1977
Pink Floyd released their tenth studio album Animals in the US, where it reached No.3 in the charts. The album's cover image, a pig floating between two chimneys on Battersea Power Station, was conceived by bassist Roger Waters and realised by long-time design and photographic collaborators Hipgnosis.
12 Feb 1989
Aretha Franklin lost a court case against Broadway producer Ashton Springer, who sued for $1 million (£0.58 million) when Aretha failed to turn up for rehearsals for the stage show Sing Mahalia Sing, blaming her fear of flying on the non appearance.
12 Feb 1997
U2 held a press conference in the Lingerie Department at the Greenwich Village Kmart store in Manhattan, New York City, to announce their Pop Mart world tour. The tour was set to start in Las Vegas on April 25th of this year.
12 Feb 2000
American singer, songwriter, musician Screamin' Jay Hawkins died aged 70 after emergency surgery for an aneurysm. A Golden Gloves boxing champion at 16, he was married nine times, fathered over 30 children, spent two years in jail and was temporary blinded by one of his flaming props on stage in 1976. He recorded 'I Put A Spell On You' in 1956, (which was covered by many acts including The Animals, Creedence Clearwater Revival and Nina Simone).
12 Feb 2003
Former Doors drummer John Densmore took out legal action against The Doors keyboard player Ray Manzarek and guitarist Robby Krieger for breach of contract, trademark infringement and unfair competition. The band had reformed with Ex- Cult singer Ian Astbury and former Police drummer Stewart Copeland. Densmore said "It shouldn't be called The Doors if it's someone other than Jim Morrison singing."
12 Feb 2005
The Class 47 locomotive 47828 was named after Clash frontman Joe Strummer at a ceremony in Bristol. The diesel train, owned by Cotswold Rail, was named after the singer/guitarist who died, aged 50, in 2002.
12 Feb 2007
During a press conference at West Hollywood's Whisky a Go Go club Sting confirmed that The Police were getting back together. The band were set to kick off a world tour on May 28 in Vancouver, Canada, supported by Sting's son Joe Sumner's band, Fiction Plane.
12 Feb 2008
Ronald Isley's appeal against a three-year jail term for tax fraud was rejected by a US court. The 65-year-old singer of the Isley Brothers argued against being imprisoned in an Indiana jail on the grounds of age and poor health. The court heard he cashed royalty cheques belonging to his brother O'Kelly, who died in 1996 and spent millions of dollars made from undeclared performances on a yacht and two homes. Isley was ordered to pay more than $3.1m (£1.62m) to the US tax service for "pathological" evasion.
12 Feb 2009
A full frontal nude photo of Madonna taken in 1979 before she became famous, sold at auction for $37,500. The black and white picture was taken at a time when Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone was a 20-year-old dancer trying to make ends meet in New York.