Play list Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 15th. April 2020 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on 103.2FM or dublincityfm.ie
LISTEN BACK :
1. Taxi Dance ( 4.49 ) - Oran Etkin - CD Gathering Light motema.com
2. Lig Amach ( 3.09 ) - Robert Doyle - CD Lig Amach robertdoyle.com
IRISH ARTIST - 2016 RELEASE
3. Always By Your Side ( 3.01 ) - Graham J. - CD Love Lies Bleeding At My Feet grahamj.eu Crashed Records
IRISH ARTIST - 2017 RELEASE
4. Fairy Dance ( 4.08 ) - Eamonn Karran - CD Forgotten Road eamonnkarran.co.uk
IRISH ARTIST - 2015 RELEASE
5. The Tipping Point ( 4.43 ) - Kevin Healy - CD Dust & Fire kevinhealymusic.com
IRISH ARTIST - 2015 RELEASE
6. Let's Think About Living ( 1.58 ) - Bob Luman - CD Country Classics Vol. 2 Delta Music
7. Indiana Wants Me ( 3.06 ) - R.Dean Taylor - CD Country Classics Vol. 2 Delta Music
8. Tom Dooley ( 3.19 ) - Kingston Trio - CD Country Classics Vol. 2 Delta Music
9.North To Alaska ( 2.44 ) - Johnny Horton - CD Country Classics Vol. 2 Delta Music
10. Come Here To Me ( 1.24 ) - Eamonn Flynn - CD Black Coddle
IRISH ARTIST - 2019 RELEASE
11. The Wild Side Of Life ( 2.40 ) - Hank Thompson - CD Country Classics Vol. 2 Delta Music
12. It's Too Late ( 3.51 ) - Carol King - CD Tapestry caroleking.com
13. Have You Ever Seen The Rain ( 2.37 ) - Creedence Clearwater Revival - CD Pendulum Fantasy Records
14. Big Bad John ( 3.01 ) - Jimmy Dean - CD Country Classics Vol. 2 Delta Music
PROMO DISC ORIGINAL SINGLE RELEASE 1960
15. Help Me Doctor ( 3.31 ) - Ry Cavanaugh - CD Time For This rycavanaugh.com
16. Pennies From Heaven - James Taylor - CD American Standard fantasyrecords.com
17. The Entertainer ( 3.34 ) - Scott Joplin
ON THIS DAY IN MUSIC 15th.APRIL
15 Apr 1957
Jerry Lee Lewis released 'Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On' on Sun Records. Written by Dave "Curlee" Williams the song was first recorded by American R&B singer Big Maybelle. The record reached No. 3 on the Billboard pop chart, No. 1 on the country charts, and No. 8 in the UK.
15 Apr 1964
The Beatles filmed outside shots at the Scala Theatre in Tottenham Street London for their forthcoming movie 'A Hard Day's Night'.
15 Apr 1967
Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Somethin' Stupid'. They became the only father and daughter act ever to score a No.1 single. UB40 singer Ali Cambell covered the song in 1995 with his daughter Kibbi. Robbie Williams had a 2001 UK No.1 with his version of the song featuring Nicole Kidman.
15 Apr 1967
Jimi Hendrix, The Walker Brothers, Cat Stevens and Engelbert Humperdinck all appeared at the The Odeon, Blackpool, England, tickets cost 5 and 10 shillings, ($0.70 and $1.40).
15 Apr 1972
Roberta Flack started a six week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face'. Written in 1957 by political singer/songwriter Ewan MacColl for Peggy Seeger, who was later to become his wife. At the time the couple were lovers, although MacColl was married to someone else. MacColl is the father of singer/songwriter Kirsty MacColl. The song was featured in the Clint Eastwood film 'Play Misty For Me.'
15 Apr 1978
Television were forced to postpone their gig at Bristol's Colston Hall after the 40 foot truck carrying their equipment was involved in a crash killing the driver.
15 Apr 1982
Billy Joel was reported to be in ''quite good'' condition after major surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. The singer broke his left wrist when his 1978 Harley Davidson hit a car in Long Island, New York. The hospital switchboard was jammed with calls from his fans, and Joel issued a plea through a spokesman that the calls ceased because they were ''tying up lines for those people who are really sick.''
15 Apr 1989
American all girl group The Bangles started a four week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Eternal Flame.' Also a No.1 in Australia (biggest selling single of 1989) and the United States.
15 Apr 1996
Milli Vanilli singer Rob Pilatus was jailed for 90 days by a Los Angeles judge for three violent attacks and parole violation.
15 Apr 1996
The rest of Jerry Garcia's ashes were scattered near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. A small portion had been scattered in the Ganges River in India 11 days earlier. The Grateful Dead leader had died on 9th Aug 1995.
15 Apr 1999
The body of Tammy Wynette was exhumed from her grave in an attempt to settle a dispute over how the country music legend died. A new autopsy was conducted on her a week after three of her daughters filed a wrongful death lawsuit against her doctor and her husband and manager, George Richey, claiming they were responsible for her death 12 months ago. Richey said he had requested the autopsy because of the allegations made against him.
15 Apr 2001
Punk pioneer Joey Ramone (Jeffrey Ross Hyman) singer of the Ramones died after losing a long battle with lymphatic cancer aged 49. On November 30, 2003, a block of East 2nd Street in New York City was officially renamed Joey Ramone Place.
15 Apr 2003
Beyonce was sued by the Wilhemina Artist Agency who claimed she hadn't paid them the commission for her L'Oreal ads. The agency claimed the singer refused to pass on the 10 percent of the $1m (£640,000), deal that was brokered by the agency.
15 Apr 2005
John Fred Gourrier, singer from John Fred and his Playboy Band died after a long battle with kidney disease aged 63. Had the 1967 US No.1 single 'Judy in Disguise (With Glasses)', a parody of The Beatles song 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds'.