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.
Thu Sep 23rd 2010 5.00am–7.00am
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Herman's Hermits “For Love” from Both Sides Of Herman's Hermits (MGM 1966) —Herman's Hermans actually getting a little funky on this one. I think this was the flip side of "This Door Swings Both Ways".Buy it!
Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas “That's The Way I Feel” from The Definitive Collection (Emi America 1965) —Nice laid back track from Billy J. for this early hour.Buy it!
Dave Clark Five “Lucille” from Play Good Old Rock & Roll (Starline 1971) —A later track from '71 by this band that put out 3 and sometimes 4 albums per year from about '64 - '67.Buy it!
A Bolha “Razao De Existir” from Love, Peace & Poetry: Brazilian Psychedelic (Normal Records www.normal-records.com 2003) —Thanks to Radio Rio's Andrea Dunn for this one.Buy it!
The Rocking Vickers “I Just Stand There” from Lifelines - The Complete Rocking Vickers (Purple Pyramid 1995) —Lemmy from Motorhead and Hawkwind was in this band during his mop-top mid sixties days!Buy it!
The Remodels “Girl Don't Come” from The Remodels (The Remodels 2010) L —The Remodels cover Sandie Shaw...Blondie style.Buy it!
Beth Bombara & The Robotic Foundation “Lights” from Beth Bombara & The Robotic Foundation (Eyeteeth 2009) LBuy it!
Grace Basement “Highway” from Gunmetal Gray (Undertow 2009) LBuy it!
The Boorays “Mall Dweller” from Pumpkin Pie Crustacean (Faye 1991) L —The reformed 90's power pop collective.Buy it!
Nadine “Hope Like the Rain” from Lit Up From The Inside (Undertow 2001) L —Featuring Adam Reichman who will be appearing with The Ghosts of Electricity.Buy it!
Edward Burch/Jay Bennett “Isn't It a Pity” from Songs from the Material World: A Tribute to George (Koch 2003) —The first of many songs we're playing this morning in memory of Joe Davis. Edward Burch from Champagne, Illinois will be playing at the Big Star tribute.Buy it!
The Box Tops “Happy Times” from The Letter / Neon Rainbow (Bell 1967) —A set featuring three incarnations of Alex Chilton: Box Tops, solo and with Big Star.Buy it!
Alex Chilton “Free Again” from Stuff (new rose 1986)Buy it!
Big Star “Mod Lang” from #1 Record/Radio City (Ardent 1974)Buy it!
Ray Charles “My Bonnie” from What'd I Say (Atlantic 1959) —Happy Birthday Ray Charles, born on this date back in 1928Buy it!
The Beatles (The Quarrymen) “Hallelujah, I Love Her So” from Anthology 1 (Apple 1995) —The Quarrymen covering Ray Charles back in 1960.Buy it!
Ray Charles “Eleanor Rigby” from Anthology (Rhino 1960)Buy it!
George Harrison “All Things Must Pass (Rough mix with guide vocal)” from Awaiting On You All (George Harrison 1998) —Rest in peace Joe Davis. Here are four songs in memory of you, my friend.Buy it!
Paul McCartney “Friends to Go” from Chaos and Creation In the Backyard (CAPITOL 2005)Buy it!
Count Basie & His Orchestra “Michelle” from Basie's Beatle Bag (Verve 1966) —I played this track which featured two of Joe's passions: The Beatles and Jazz.Buy it!
Alvin Lee & Mylon LeFevre “So Sad” from On the Road to Freedom (Columbia Records 1973) —This is a track that George wrote and eventually did on his own Dark Horse album the following year. Drums are played by Mick Fleetwood and George adds his distinctive slide guitar.Buy it!
Tight Pants Syndrome “Jet [Bonus Track]” from Don't Panic (Blip Blap! 2010) L —CD release party on Sat. Oct. 2 at Off Broadway. Not only will your admission get you in to see Tight Pants Syndrome, you also get to see Finn's Motel and Karate Bikini! Buy the new Fully Attractive CD, get a copy of this bonus EP while supplies last.Buy it!
The Searchers “Hearts In Your Eyes” from 40th Anniversary Collection (Castle 2003) —A song released in late 70's or early 80's from this Liverpool band.Buy it!
Bruce Springsteen “This Land Is Your Land” from Live/1975-85 (Columbia 1986) —Bruce was born on this day back in 1949 - Happy Birthday Boss!Buy it!
The Cowsills “You've Got No Time” from Global (Robin 1998) —Great song from a great CD from the Cowsills who had reformed to record it.Buy it!
The Shadows “Theme For Young Lovers” from Shadows Are Go! (Scamp 1996) —A very influential band for so many British musicians and guitarists in the early and mid sixties. It took seemingly forever to get their music issued on CD in the States.Buy it!
Clovis Roblaine “Monster Love” from The Clovis Roblaine Story (Clovis Roblaine 2008) R —A request for Arthur this morning.Buy it!
The Outsiders “And Now You Want My Sympathy” from Collectors Series Disc 1 (Collector's Series 1996) —The Outsiders had more than the one song, "Time Won't Let Me" and most of the others were pretty good too.Buy it!
The Beatles (Paul McCartney) “Goodbye” from Acetates (Yellow Dog 1991) —This also goes out to the memory of Joe Davis, this is the song Joe would close his "Meet The Beatles" and "Meet The Beatles...Again!" shows.Buy it!
Like everything else, times are approximate.
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