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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 26th. February 2020 from 11.30AM on 103.2 FM , or

Play list Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 26th. February 2020 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on 103.2FM or


1. Messing With Me ( 2.41 ) - CW Ayon - CD What They Say

DOUBLE SHOT - FATS DOMINO ( b.26th. February 1928 d. 24th. October 2017 )

2. Mardi Gras In New Orleans ( Rec. 10th. Sept. 1952 ) ( 2.18 ) - Fats Domino - CD The Fabulous Mr. D. as part of Fats Domino Five Classic Albums

3. Let The Four Winds Blow ( Rec. 20th. June 1961 ) ( 2.03 ) - Fats Domino - CD Let The Four Winds Blow ( 1961 ) as part of Fats Domino Five Classic Albums

4. Weapon Of Mass Seduction ( 3.12 ) - Lawson Vallery Band - CD Texiana Rambler Records

5. A Ballad For Louis ( 5.10 ) - The Jon Donegan Sextet - CD A Kite For Kate
John Donegan at Arthurs ( ) Thursday 26th. February 2020. Doors 8.30PM

6. Pigeon & The Crow ( 6.02 ) - Nels Andrews - CD Pigeon & The Crow
2020 RELEASE - DUE 10th. April 2020

7. Crazy 'Bout You ( 3.48 ) - Amberly Chalberg - CD Hi-Line

DOUBLE SHOT - JOHNNY CASH ( b.26th. February 1932 d. 12th. September 2003 )

8. Forty Shades Of Green ( 2.54 ) - Johnny Cash - CD Man In Black The Very Best Of Johnny Cash Columbia Records

9. Jackson ( 2.45 ) - Johnny Cash - CD Man In Black The Very Best Of Johnny Cash Columbia Records

10. Give It Time ( 2.58 ) - Jane Willow - SINGLE

11. Quiet Streets ( 3.42 ) - Ola Gjeilo - CD Night

12. It's All In The Game ( 3.09 ) - The Upsetters - CD The Good, the Bad & The Upsetters

13. Up There In The Sky ( 3.17 ) - Ben Reel - SINGLE

14. Big Bird ( 5.54 ) - The Flock - CD Dinosaur Swamp Columbia Records

15. Sundown ( 1.09 ) - Ola Gjeilo - CD Night

On this day in music 26th. February
26 Feb 1955
Billboard reported that for the first time since their introduction in 1949, 45rpm singles were outselling the old standard 78's.
26 Feb 1958
Perry Como was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Magic Moments' the second No.1 in a row for writers Burt Bacharach and Hal David. It stayed at No.1 for eight weeks.
26 Feb 1964
The Beatles worked on the final mixes for 'Can't Buy Me Love' and 'You Can't Do That' tracks. The single, which was released the following month, topped the charts all over the world and 'Can't Buy Me Love' became the Beatles' fourth UK No.1 and their third single to sell over a million copies in the UK.
26 Feb 1965
Jimmy Page released a solo single called 'She Just Satisfies' in the UK. Page played all the instruments on it except for the drums, and produced the track, as well as singing lead vocals.
26 Feb 1966
Nancy Sinatra went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'These Boots Are Made For Walking'. The song which was written by Lee Hazlewood intended to record the song himself, but Sinatra talked him out of it, saying that
26 Feb 1969
Peter Sarstedt started a four week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Where Do You Go To My Lovely?' Some say the song was written about the Italian star Sophia Loren, but Peter Sarstedt has stated he wrote the song about a girl he fell madly in love with in Vienna in 1965, who later died in a hotel fire.
26 Feb 1977
The Eagles went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'New Kid in Town', the group's third US No.1, which was also a No.20 hit n the UK. The single written by Don Henley, Glenn Frey and J.D. Souther was released as the first single from their fifth album Hotel California.
26 Feb 1979
During a court case between the Sex Pistols and their manager Malcolm McLaren it was revealed that only £30,000 ($51,000) was left of the £800,000 ($1,360,000) the band had earned.
26 Feb 1980
After seeing U2 play at Dublin's National Boxing Stadium in front of 2,400 people; Rob Partridge and Bill Stewart from Island Records in the UK offered the band a recording contract.
26 Feb 1983
Michael Jackson's Thriller went to No.1 on the US album chart. Thriller broke racial barriers in pop music, enabling Jackson's appearances on MTV and meeting with President Ronald Reagan at the White House. The album was one of the first to use music videos as successful promotional tools, and the videos for the songs 'Thriller', 'Billie Jean', and 'Beat It' all received regular rotation on MTV. Thriller became the most successful album of all time with sales over 65 million copies.
26 Feb 1997
American songwriter Ben Raleigh died in a fire in his kitchen after setting fire to his bathrobe while cooking. He co-wrote 'Scooby Doo Where Are You' and 'Tell Laura I Love Her.'
26 Feb 2001
Winners at the Brit Awards included Coldplay, Best British group and Best British album for 'Parachutes', Robbie Williams, Best British Male artist and Best single for 'Rock DJ', Sonique, Best British Female artist, Best Dance act went to Fat Boy Slim, A1 won Best British Newcomer, Westlife won Best Pop act, Eminem won Best International Male solo artist and U2 won Outstanding contribution to music.
26 Feb 2008
Two original members of UK boy band Busted went to court, claiming an estimated £10m in unpaid royalties. Ki McPhail and Owen Doyle claimed they wrote songs with James Bourne and Matt Willis when the group formed in 2001, but said they were forced to sign away their rights after "threats" when they were sacked from the band later that year. The songs include 'Year 3000' and 'What I Go To School For', which went on to be hits for the group.
26 Feb 2009
A 10-minute version of The Beatles 'Revolution 1' was leaked onto the internet, giving fans a never-before-heard listen of what The White Album sessions must have been like. Only two copies of the take were made when the song was completed on June 4th, 1968. One copy left the studio with Lennon that day and the other remained behind. It was unclear which copy appeared on the bootleg, nor how anyone acquired it.


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