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 17th 2012 5.00am–7.00am
Time zone: central
Marc Cohn “Turn On Your Radio” from For the Love of Harry: Everybody Sings Nilsson (MusicMasters 2008) —Don't play much of Mr. Cohn's music, but since he'll be in town and since he does this very fine cover of Harry's song...Buy it!
The Brothers Johnson “Hey Jude” from All This And World War II (Riva 1976) —Nice soulful treatment of the Beatles' classic to start off this week's Beatles Grab-Bag installment. Happy Birthday George Johnson, born on this day back in 1953.Buy it!
George Harrison “Let It Be Me” from Early Takes, Vol. 1 (UMe 2012) N —Wonderful cover of the Everly Brothers classic. I know it's George on all the vocals and I would guess that it's all him on guitars.Buy it!
Paul McCartney “Somebody Who Cares” from Tug of War (Parlophone 1982) —Stanley Clarke on bass on this one. He will be in town next Wednesday at Jazz at the Bistro: http://www.concerts-stlouis.com/ResultsTicket.html?evtid=1718136Buy it!
Ticket To The Beatles “Who's Gonna Save the Day” from Single (Ticket To The Beatles) L —This is a St. Louis Beatles Tribute Band. A song written and sung by Wayne Givens. Wayne Givens When: Sat 05/19 12:00pm Where: Kirkwood Station Restaurant & Brewing Company - KirkwoodBuy it!
The Rokes “SOMEWHERE” from Let's Live For Today: The Rokes In English (Rev-Ola 2008) —A British band that relocated to Italy and sung in that language - save for a handful of tracks between '66 and '68. Those tracks were compiled on this somewhat uneven CD - however, some interesting tracks on it nonetheless. Thanks to Joe R. (again) for hBuy it!
Little Barrie “Well and Truly Done” from We Are Little Barrie (Genuine 2005) —I was reminded of Little Barrie by Darren Snow who has been playing a lot from their new CD. Darren is on every Tuesday morning from 7-10am on Rocket 88 on 88.1 KDHX.Buy it!
Booker T and the MG's “Green Onions” from Stax 50th Anniversary Celebration (stax) —Today's Music Bed Spotlight features Booker T. & The MG's, whom we've been playing throughout the show in the background during all the breaks. R.I.P. Donald Duck Dunn, bassist extraordinair, dead at the age of 70.Buy it!