Play list Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 13th. May 2020 11.30AM to 12.30PM on 103.2 Dublin City FM or dublincityfm.ie
LISTEN BACK :
1. Back In The USSR ( 2.43 ) - The Beatles - White Album Apple Records
2. We Rise ( 4.19 ) - Luanne Hunt - SINGLE luannehunt.com
3. Hard To Handle ( 2.30 ) - Joe Diffie - CD Homecoming The Bluegrass Limited joediffie.com
4. ( Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay ( 2.45 ) - Otis Redding - SINGLE Stax Records
5. Chugat An Puca ( 2.58 ) - Melanie O'Reilly - House Of the Dolphins melanieoreilly.com
IRISH ARTIST - 1999 RELEASE
6. Redneck Girl ( 3.22 ) - The Bellamy Brothers - CD Strong Weakness Elektra Records
7. Blue Pacific ( 2.12 ) - Jerry Adler - CD Sophisticated Harmonica KTel Records
8.My Angel ( 2.36 ) - Stephen Stills - CD Carry On
9. Little Town Flirt ( 2.46 ) - Del Shannon - SINGLE
10. The Hollywood Sign ( 3.54 ) - Steve Wynn - CD Sketches In Spain Omnivore Records
11. Revolver ( 5.19 ) - David Glasser - CD Hypocracy Democracy
12. Don't Play Around ( 5.11 ) - Malcolm Holcombe - CD Another Black Hole
13. Heidelberg Blues ( 3.07 ) - Malcolm Holcombe - CD Another Black Hole malcolmholcombe.com
14. Higher Ground ( 6.13 ) - The Blind Boys Of Alabama -
Stevie Wonder is 70 today 13th. May 2020 & wrote Higher Ground.
On this day in music 13th. May
13 May 1967
The Monkees second album More Of The Monkees, went to No.1 on the UK charts. In 1967 only four albums reached No.1; The Sound Of Music which spent 17 weeks at No.1, The Beatles Sgt. Pepper, 25 weeks at No.1 and The Monkees first and second albums spent 9 weeks at No.1.
13 May 1967
The Supremes scored their 10th US No.1 single with 'The Happening'; it made No.6 in the UK. It was the last single to be released as the Supremes, from now on they were known as Diana Ross and the Supremes.
13 May 1969
Led Zeppelin became one of the first major British rock group to appear in Hawaii, when they appeared at The Civic Auditorium, Honolulu. A review in the Honolulu Advertiser stated: 'The showmanship exceeded any rock performance here to date. I wondered before the concert if Led Zeppelin could sound as good as their Atlantic album – they sounded better'.
13 May 1970
The world premiere of The Beatles film 'Let It Be' took place in New York City. The film which was originally planned as a television documentary features an unannounced rooftop concert by the group, their last performance in public. Released just after the album, it was the final original Beatles release.
13 May 1971
On his twenty-first birthday Stevie Wonder received all his childhood earnings. Despite having earned $30 million so far, he received only $1 million.
13 May 1974
Forty-three people were arrested and more than fifty were injured after youths started throwing bottles outside a Jackson Five concert at RFK stadium in Washington DC.
13 May 1978
Boney M were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Rivers of Babylon'. The single which stayed at the top of the charts for five weeks was originally by the Jamaican reggae group The Melodians, whose version of the song appeared in the sound track to the 1972 movie The Harder They Come.
13 May 1985
Bruce Springsteen married Julianne Phillips at Lake Oswego, Oregon. Julianne filed for divorce on Aug 30th 1988.
13 May 1988
Scottish band Fairground Attraction were at No.1 on the UK singles with 'Perfect'. The group featured Eddi Reader who had previously worked as a backing singer with the Eurythmics and Sandie Shaw. 'Perfect' won the award for Best Single at the 1989 BRIT Awards.
13 May 1989
Kylie Minogue was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with her second solo No.1 'Hand On Your Heart.' The song was written and produced by Stock, Aitken & Waterman.
13 May 1989
Simple Minds went to No.1 on the UK album chart with 'Street Fighting Years', their fourth No.1 album. The album featured 'Mandela Day', 'Belfast Child' and 'Biko'.
13 May 1996
Oasis became the fastest selling group in UK history after all 330,000 tickets for their summer shows sold out in just nine hours, the tickets for shows at Knebworth and Loch Lomand were priced at £22.50.