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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 4th. March 2020 from 11.30AM GMT on or 103.2FM

Play list Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 4th. March 2020 from 11.30AM GMT on or 103.2FM


1. Letters ( 2.54 ) - Kenosha Kid with Dan Nettles - CD Missing Pieces
European Iteration of Kenosha Kid Friday 6th. March at Lost Lane Grafton Street Dublin 2.

2. Obey ( 3.07 ) - Marcus - SINGLE

3. String Stingaling ( 3.28 ) - J-Felix - CD Whole Again Hooligan

4. Cassandra ( 3.53 ) - Rebecca Turner - CD The New Wrong Way

5. All In Good Time ( 4.07 ) - Ben Reel - The Nashville Calling

6. Ebb Of The Wave ( 4.23 ) - Maria Shiel & The Delmars - EP Ebb Of The Wave › mariashiel

7. The Heart Of Saint Lawrence O'Toole ( 4.33 ) - Joe Chester - SINGLE

8. After The Fire ( 3.07 ) - The Lost Brothers - SINGLE

9. In The Jailhouse Now No.2 ( 1955 OVERDUBBED ) ( 2.52 ) - Jimmie Rogers - CD Jimmie Rogers Four Classic Albums Plus

10. A Bunch Of Thyme - Eamonn Flynn - CD Black Coddle

11. Away Gently ( 4.59 ) - Stephanie Hatfield - CD Out This Fell

12. Met The Blues On The Corner ( 2.37 ) ( 1954 ) - Lichtnin' Hopkins - CD The Rooster Crowed In England as part of Lightnin' Hopkins Four Classic Albums

13. Oh The Starlings ( 2.11 ) =- Kieran Goss & Anne Kinsella - CD Oh The Starlings
Live in Lost Lane Grafton Street Dublin tonight Wed. 4th. Doors 7.30PM

14. Anyway Love ( 3.26 ) - CW Ayon - CD What They Say

BIRTHDAYS 4th. March

4 Mar 1925
Paul Mauriat, French, conductor, arranger, (1968 US No.1 single chart 'Love Is Blue', a No.12 hit in the UK).
4 Mar 1936
Eric Allandale, from British soul band The Foundations who scored the 1967 UK No.1 single 'Baby Now That I've Found You' and the 1969 US No.3 single 'Build Me Up A Buttercup'. The group was the first multi-racial group to have a No.1 hit in the UK in the 1960s.
4 Mar 1944
Bobby Womack, American singer-songwriter and musician who started his career as the lead singer of the Valentinos and as Sam Cooke's backing guitarist. Womack was a prolific songwriter who wrote and originally recorded the Rolling Stones' first UK No. 1 hit, 'It's All Over Now'. Womack died at his home in Tarzana, California at age 70 on June 27, 2014.
4 Mar 1944
Michael Wilson, from British pop/rock group, Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich, who scored the 1968 UK No.1 single 'Legend Of Xanadu'.
4 Mar 1946
Red Stripe, singer from British a cappella vocal group The Flying Pickets who had the 1983 UK No.1 single with their version of Yazoo's track 'Only You', the UK Christmas No.1 of 83. The name "Flying Pickets" refers to mobile strikers who travel in order to join a picket, reflecting the group's radical socialist political views.
4 Mar 1948
Chris Squire, bassist and founding member of Yes and solo, (1983 UK No.28 & 1984 US No.1 single 'Owner Of A Lonely Heart'). He was the only member to appear on each of their 21 studio albums, released from 1969 to 2014. Squire died on 27th June 2015 from acute erythroid leukemia.
4 Mar 1948
Shakin' Stevens, (Michael Barratt), Welsh singer. In the UK Stevens has charted 33 Top 40 hit singles including four chart-topping hits; 'This Ole House', 'Green Door', 'Oh Julie', and 'Merry Christmas Everyone'. The former milkman became the UK's biggest-selling singles artist of the 1980s.
4 Mar 1950
Emilio Estefan, Miami Sound Machine, (1984 UK No.6 single 'Dr Beat', 1989 US No.1 single 'Don't Wanna Loose You').
4 Mar 1951
British rock and blues singer-songwriter and guitarist, Chris Rea, who had the 1989 UK No.10 single 'The Road To Hell'. His 1989 UK No.1 album Road To Hell spent 76 weeks on the chart. In America he is best known for the 1978 hit song 'Fool (If You Think It's Over)'. His band The Beautiful Losers received the Melody Maker Best Newcomers award in 1975.

On this day in music 4th.MARCH
4 Mar 1963
The Beach Boys released 'Surfin' U.S.A.' a song with lyrics by Brian Wilson set to the music of 'Sweet Little Sixteen', written by Chuck Berry. Billboard ranked 'Surfin' U.S.A.' the No. 1 song of 1963.
4 Mar 1966
John Lennon's statement that The Beatles were 'more popular than Jesus Christ' was published in The London Evening Standard. His opinions drew no controversy when published in the UK, but when republished in the US a few months later, angry reactions flared up in Christian communities. Extensive protests broke out with some radio stations banning Beatles songs and their records were publicly burned.
4 Mar 1967
The Rolling Stones went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Ruby Tuesday', the group's fourth US No.1 single. 'Lets Spend The Night Together' was the original A side but after radio stations banned the song 'Tuesday' became the A side.
4 Mar 1978
The US internal Revenue Service carried out a dawn raid at the home of Jerry Lee Lewis and removed cars worth over £100,000 ($170,000) to pay off his tax debts.
4 Mar 1979
Randy Jackson of The Jackson Five was seriously injured in a car crash breaking both legs and almost died in the emergency room when a nurse inadvertently injects him with methadone.
4 Mar 1982
Frank Zappa's son Dweezil and his daughter Moon Unit formed a band called Fred Zeppelin. Their first single was 'My Mother is a Space Cadet'.
4 Mar 1986
American songwriter Howard Greenfield died of a brain tumour aged 50. Working out of the famous Brill Building with Neil Sedaka he co-wrote many hits including 'Calendar Girl', 'Breaking Up Is Hard To Do', and 'Crying In The Rain' with Carole King. Also wrote TV theme songs including the theme to 'Bewitched.'
4 Mar 1986
After just completing a two set show with The Band in Winter Park, Florida, 41 year old Richard Manuel of The Band hanged himself from a shower curtain rod in a hotel room in Florida. His band mate, Robbie Robertson honoured his friend with the song, 'Fallen Angel' in 1987.

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