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Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 8th. July 2020 from 11.30AM on 103.2FM or incl. Mary Greene

Play list Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday Wednesday 8th. July 2020 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on 103.2 Dublin City FM or online


1. If I Had A Hammer ( 2.53 ) - Trini Lopez - SINGLE Reprise Records

2. The Year Is Gathering ( 3.57 ) - Brian Byrne - CD Golden Hair

3. How You Learn To Live Alone ( 5.18 ) - Mary Gauthier - CD Trouble & Love In The Black Records

4. All The Ones That Came Before ( 4.25 ) - Mary Greene - SINGLE

5. Fool's Gold ( 5.44 ) - Dave Greaves - CD Still Life The Legacy Collection
Dave Greaves 2020 Biography
In the ’70’s, during the heyday of English folk and rock music, musician/singer/songwriter Dave Greaves toured with many top artists including Sandy Denny and John Martyn and had deals with Island Music, EMI Music, Demon Records, Black Bear Records (The Stops) and Pye Records (Cheap Thrills). Dave was also one of the few artists who shared billing with Nick Drake during this time.


6. Wedding ( 4.08 ) - Lambert - CD True

7. A Little Bit More ( 2.28 ) - John Cee Stannard - CD When The Time Is Right

8. Out There Running ( 4.19 ) - Pat MacAllister - CD Run For Cover

9. Juice & Sage ( 4.04 ) - Stripmall Ballads - CD Distant

10. Aran Islands ( 5.01 ) - Marie Fielding - CD The Spectrum Project

11. Lost Days Long Nights ( 3.02 ) - Paul Benoit - CD Lost Days Long Nights

12. Evil Gal Blues ( 2.43 ) - Blues Escape featuring Johanna Lillvik - CD Blues Escape Paraply Records

13. Theme From The Good The Bad & The Ugly ( 3.00 ) - Cincinnati Pops Orchestra with The Singing Sergeants & Conductor Erich Kunzel - CD Great Film Themes Telarc Records
Ennio Morricone (10 November 1928 – 6 July 2020) RIP
1995 PROMO

On this day in music
8 Jul 1954
Producer Sam Phillips took an acetate recording of Elvis Presley singing 'That's All Right' to Memphis radio station WHBQ DJ Dewey Phillips. He played the song just after 9.30 that evening, the phone lines lit up asking the DJ to play the song again.
8 Jul 1958
The first Gold record album presented by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) was awarded to the soundtrack LP, 'Oklahoma'. The honor signified that the album had reached one million dollars in sales. The first Gold single issued by the RIAA was 'Catch a Falling Star' by Perry Como in March of 1958. A Gold single represented sales of one million records.
8 Jul 1965
The Dave Clark Five had their movie, Catch Us If You Can, premiere in London. The film was renamed to Having a Wild Weekend for its US release. Songs featured by the group in the movie included 'Catch Us If You Can,' 'Having a Wild Weekend' and 'I Can't Stand It.'
8 Jul 1966
The Beatles released the ‘Nowhere Man’ 4-track EP in the UK, which included: ‘Drive My Car’, ‘Michelle’ and ‘You Won't See Me’. All four tracks were taken from The Beatles sixth UK studio album, Rubber Soul.
8 Jul 1967
UK music weekly the Melody Maker ran a front-page comment condemning the 3-month jail sentence given to Rolling Stone Mick Jagger for possession of Benzedrine tablets. Jagger was later given a conditional discharge.
8 Jul 1967
The Monkees began a 29-date tour with The Jimi Hendrix Experience as support act. Hendrix was dropped after six shows after being told his act was not suitable for their teenybopper audience.
8 Jul 1968
Pink Floyd kicked off their first 20-date North American tour at the Kinetic Playground in Chicago. The club became a driving force in the music business, hosting famous rock acts such as The Doors, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Led Zeppelin, The Who, The Byrds, Janis Joplin, The Mothers of Invention, Grateful Dead, MC5, Jethro Tull, Deep Purple, Iron Butterfly, Fleetwood Mac, Vanilla Fudge, Muddy Waters and Jefferson Airplane.
8 Jul 1969
Marianne Faithfull collapsed on the set of 'Ned Kelly' after taking a drug overdose. She was admitted to a Sydney Hospital, (she was later dropped from the movie).
8 Jul 1970
The Everly Brothers Show, started an eleven-week prime time slot on ABC- TV in the US. It began as a summer replacement in 1970 for The Johnny Cash Show.
8 Jul 1971
Over-enthusiastic fans at a Mott The Hoople gig at the Royal Albert Hall, London, England, caused some injuries and two damaged boxes, prompting a temporary ban on rock gigs at the venue. The group paid £1,467 for damages to property.
8 Jul 1972
Bill Withers started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Lean On Me', his only No.1 hit, it made No.18 in the UK.

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