Pop! The Beat Bubble Burst (Music)
Pop! The Beat Bubble Burst explores the music of the sixties with an emphasis on British Invasion and Mersey Beat. It then traces those branches to the present day by playing music that echoes the music of the sixties including power pop, jangle pop, pub rock, glitter and glam rock, neo-psychedelia and indie pop.
With Rich Reese
Thu May 5th 2011 5.00am–7.00am
Time zone: central
Listen “Everybody's Gonna Say” from single (CBS 1966) R —I got a request last week for some Led Zeppelin - hope this fits the bill. Robert Plant pre-Led Zep. The flipside to their "You Better Run" singleBuy it!
George Harrison “All Those Years Ago” from Sometime In England (Dark Horse 2004) —Originally from 1981. And features Paul, Linda and Ringo assisting George on a song that he originally wrote for Ringo - he then reworked it as a tribute to John LennonBuy it!
Ian McCulloch “Jealous Guy” from Uncut: Instant Karma 2002 - A Tribute To John Lennon (Uncut 1990) —Ian McCullough from Echo & The Bunnymen celebrates a birthday today born in 1959Buy it!
The Turtles “You Showed Me” from The Story of Rock 'n Roll: 30 Years of Rock 'n Roll (Laserlight 1995) —Written by Gene Clark and Roger McGuinn. It topped out at #6 on the charts. I played a cover version last week of this by the Watson TwinsBuy it!
Roy Orbison “(All I Can Do Is) Dream You” from Mystery Girl (Virgin 1989) —This one was co-written by Billy Burnette who is celebrating a birthday today in 1953. As I peruse the internet, I see that my source was off by just a few days. His birthday seems to actually be May 8. Happy early birthday Billy!Buy it!
Bennie Smith And The Urban Blues Express “Viva Rock & Roll” from Brown Eyed Handsome Man, St. Louis Salutes the Father of Rock & Roll (Undertow 2004) L —This week's installment of the Music Bed SpotlightBuy it!