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 Sep 2nd 2010 5.00am–7.00am
Time zone: central
Marie McKee “I Can't Make It Alone” from You Gotta Sin to Get Saved (Geffen 1993) —A song that Dusty Springfield made famous on her Dusty In Memphis album. A fine job of it here by Marie McKee.Buy it!
Big Star “Thank You Friends (Demo)” from Keep an Eye On the Sky CD ALBUM (Rhino 2009) —The first of two tracks featuring the vocals of Alex Chilton. "September Gurls and Boys: a Tribute To Alex Chilton and Big Star" at Off Broadway, September 24 & features 13 bands from St. Louis and Illinois. I will be sharing the emceeing duties with StevBuy it!
Belle and Sebastian “The Stars of Track and Field” from If You’re Feeling Siniste (Matador 1998) R —I was afraid to play the song the caller requested by B & S without previewing it - since the title would indicate it might not pass the FCC's guidelines. I'll try and listen and play it the near future.Buy it!
E “Nowheresville” from A Man Called (E) (Polygram 1992) —Before forming the Eels, Mark Oliver Everett went by the name "E" and put out two wonderful CD's. This is his debut release and was produced by Parthenon Huxley a.k.a. P. Hux.Buy it!
Laurido Almeida “Michelle” from A Man And A Woman (Toshiba EMI 2006) —Happy birtdhday to Bossa Nova innovator, Laurido Almeida. He was born in 1917. And tune in to Radio Rio to hear more Brazillian sounds with Andrea - every Saturday from 5-7pm.Buy it!
Ray Paul “Hold It” from The Charles Beat: Best of the Boston Years 1977-1981 & Now (Permanent Press 2000)Buy it!
The Beach Boys “You're So Good to Me (instrumental)” from Beach Boys' Party / Stack-O-Tracks (CAPITOL 1991) —This week's installment of the "Music Bed Spotlight" . I hope you were all able to recreate those Beach Boys harmonies while listening to this one!Buy it!