In this episode, we take a look at some records interesting records that have found their way into the Squire’s record collection over the last few months.
Tedesco & Pitman – The Ronnettes Purple Rain Drops – Stevie Wonder If I Had You – Tom Jones We Can Take It – The Smoke Be Mine – the Tremolos After The Fox – The Holllies & Peter Sellers The Plague – Scott Walker Look At The Sun – Louise Constant Journey – Chaps La Question – Marc Hamilton Born On The Bayou – The Short Kuts I’m Alive – Don Fardon You Know What Has To Be – Frozen Tear Ski “Full-Of-Fitness” Theme – Manfred Mann & Mike Hug High Sherriff of Calhoun County – Tony Joe White Super Duper Love (Part 1) – Sugar Billy
In this episode, we continue with our journey looking at psychedelic music form round the word.
125 – The Haunted (Canada) Vous – Michel Pagliaro (French Canadian) Hang Out – The Kaleidoscope (Mexico) People – Ladies W.C. (Venezuela) Inferno No Mundo – Bango (Brazil) Break It All – Los Shakers (Uruguay) Hermano Perro – Almendra (Argentina) I Wonder Who – Aguaturnia (Chile) It’s A Sin To Go Away – We All Together (Peru) A Day In My Mind’s Eye – Human Instinct (New Zealand) The Real Thing (Parts 1, 2 & 3 Into Paper Walls) – Russell Morris (Australia) Lavender Popcorn – Scrugg (South Africa) A Madman’s Cry – Otis Waygood (Zimbabwe) Hide If You Want To Hide – The Cedars (Lebanon) Too Much in Love – Churchills (Israel) Turkuz Turku Cagiririz (Sur Efem Atini) – Mazhar Ve Fuat (Turkey) Sweet Sixteen – Ros Serey Sothea (Cambodia) Magic Colours – Teddy Robin & The Playboys (Hong Kong) Blind Bird – The Mops (Japan) Beautiful Rivers & Mountains – Shin Jung Hyun & The Men (South Korea)
In this, the first of two episodes, we take a journey to check out psych from around the world.
My Life – Thor’s Hammer (Iceland) Dr. Crippen’s Waiting Room – Orange Machine (Republic of Ireland) Music – Objectivo (Portugal) Nobody Wants You Now – Los Brincos (Spain) Une Petite Fille – L’Empreinte (France) No Place For The Lonely People – Adam’s Recital (Belgium) Wedding Of The Hundred Brides – The Motions (Netherlands) Mr Pseudonym – Joy Unlimited (West Germany) You Don’t Understand – Mother Sunday (Switzerland) Slaves Time – The Slaves (Austria) Sospesa As Un Filo – I Corvi (Italy) Valley Of Sadness – Aphrodite’s Child (Greece) Bebel – Delfini (Yugoslavia) Remlatomas – Hungaria Egyuttes (Hungary) Válka Je Vůl – Synkopy 61 (Czechoslovakia) Dziewczyna I Pejzaz – Trubadurzy (Poland) Wege Mit Guten Namen – Scirocco Combo (East Germany) Poor Bobby – Sir Henry (Denmark) Fuzzy Patterns – The Tages (Sweden)
The first era of Psychedelic music arguably lasted only a couple of years in the late 60s, but the amount of songs that have come out that did not see the light of day back then is staggering. In this months episode, we take a look at some of those unreleased tunes.
Jug-A-Jug Song – Jesse Harper Come On Up – Carley Hill Blues Band Try Me on For Size – Those Fadin’ Colours Without Her – Coconut Mushroom Our Love Will Be Strong – The Majority Will I Find Love – Fire Just A Dream – Peanut Rubble In The Park – The Cortinas Sister Saxophone – Turquoise How It Is – John Pantry I’ve Been There Once Before – The Iveys This Little Man – Grapefruit Dogs In Baskets – Geranium Pond In The Sunset – Barnaby Rudge Crushed Purple – Jade Hexagram Shadow Man – Schadel Sad Sad Sad – Sheridan’s Bitter Sweet Rosemary’s Bluebell Day – The Picadilly Line Yesterday Was Such A Lovely Day (Elsie) – Sadie’s Expression Matilda Mother (Alternative Version) – Pink Floyd
You can’t always get things right at the first time of asking, so in this episode we look at number of songs that would need to be re-recorded or re-mixed before becoming the big hit they would be known for.
Tattva – Kula Shaker (Lucky 13 Mix) Sounds Of Silence – Simon & Garfunkel (Acoustic Version) Help me Ronda – The Beach Boys (Album Version) A Little Less Conversation – Elvis Presley (Original Mix) Space Oddity – David Bowie (Love You To Tuesday Version) Do Ya – The Move You Sexy Thing – Hot Chocolate (B-Side Version) Talk Talk Talk Talk – The Reaction This Is Pop – XTC (Album Version) Boys Don’t Cry – The Cure (New Voice – New Mix Single Version) Pretty In Pink – The Psychedelic Furs (Album Version) Radio Free Europe – R.E.M. (Hib-Tone Version) Julie Ocean – The Undertones (Album Version) Take On Me – A-Ha (1984 Version) West End Girls – Pet Shop Boys (Bobby Orlando Version) Letter From America – The Proclaimers (Acoustic Version) Brassneck – The Wedding Present (Album Version) Planet Of Sound – The Pixies (Album Version) The Pop Singer’s Fear of The Pollen Count – The Divine Comedy (Album Version)
In this episode we take a look at songs that have been inspired by life as a musician and the pitfalls that can befall those who take this up as a career.
It’s A Long Way To The Top (When You Wanna Rock ‘N’ Roll) (Original Australian Version) – AC/DC So You Want To Be A Rock ‘N’ Roll Star – Sun Dragon Travellin’ Band (Live) – Creedence Clearwater Revival The Rider Song – Hayseed Dixie (We Are) The Roadcrew – Motorhead Homeward Bound – Peter & Gordon Stay – Pink Floyd Homeward Bound – Fleetwood Mac Back On The Road Again – Pentangle Postcard (1970 Version) – The Who Torn & Frayed – The Rolling Stones Turn The Page – Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band We’re An American Band – Grand Funk Railroad Truckin’ – The Grateful Dead (Album Version) Super Trouper – Camera Obscura On The Road Again – Canned Heat Make Me Smile (Come Up & See Me) – The Wedding Present Mr Richland’s Favourite Song (Aerial Pandemonium Ballet Version) – Harry Nilsson Ziggy Stardust (Demo) – David Bowie Listen To The Band (33&1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee Version) – The Monkees
In this, the second of two shows, we are taking a look at the career of Eric Clapton between 1963 and 1972 covering the bands he was in, solo record and session work.
Labio-Dental Fricative – Vivian Stanshall & the Sean Head Showband Teasin – King Curtis Rockin’ 50’s Rock n’ Roll – The Crickets Go Back Home – Steven Stills I’m Your Spiritual Breadman – Ashton, Gardner & Dyke Don’t You Believe It – Jonathan Kelly Washita Love Child – Jesse Ed Davis Rockin Daddy – Howlin Wolf Medicated Goo – PP Arnold Craney Crow – Dr John Plug Me In – George Harrison Dirty Mother for You – Buddy Guy & Junior Wells Matchbox – Derek and the Dominos, Johnny Cash & Carl Perkins Brown Sugar – The Rolling Stones Crispy Duck – Bobby Keys Hello L.A., Bye Bye Birmingham – Bobby Whitlock Let It Grow – Eric Clapton
In this, the first of two show, we are taking a look at the career of Eric Clapton between 1963 and 1972 covering the bands he was in, solo records and session work.
Take It Easy Baby (Version One)- The Yardbirds & Sonny Boy Williamson Pretty Girls Everywhere – Otis Spann I’m Your Witchdoctor (Mono Version) – John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers Tribute To Elmore – Eric Clapton & Jimmy Page Shim-Sham-Shimmy – Champion Jack Dupree Crossroads – The Powerhouse Rollin’ & Tumblin’ (Early version) – Cream I’ve Got My Own Thing Going – Claire Francis I Just Wanna Dance – Dave Rich This Sporting Life – Caroline Munro Are You Hung Up? – Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention Ski-ing – George Harrison Good To Me As I am To You – Aretha Franklin The Eagle Laughs At You – Jackie Lomax While My Guitar Gently Weeps (Mono Version) – The Beatles Yer Blues – The Dirty Mac Closing Jam – Eric Clapton & Buddy Guy Can’t Find My Way Home (Electric Version) – Blind Faith I’m Gonna Leave You – Martha Velez That’s The Way God Planned It (Parts 1 & 2) – Billy Preston No One Knows – Free Creek Cold Turkey – The Plastic Ono Band What Will You Blues – Doris Troy Man Hole Covered Wagon – Shawn Phillips Exchange & Mart – Rick Grech The New Sweet Home Chicago – Leon Russell Comin Home – Delaney & Bonnie & Friends She Rides – Eric Clapton
Now we do like The Beatles here at Squire Towers so we invited Darryl Bullock (who is also a bit of a Fab Four fan) in to talk about songs that either mention the band or were inspired by them.
Ringo I Love You – Bonnie Jo Mason The Boy With The Beatles Hair – The Swans All I Want For Christmas Is A Beatle – Dora Bryan Ich Wunsch Mir Zum Geberstag Beatle – Die Sweetles A Letter To The Beatles – The Four Preps Bring Back My Beatles To Me – Bonnie Brooks Stand Up & Holler – Foto-Fi Four I Want A Beatle For Christmas – Becky Lee Beck A Beatle I Want To Be – Sonny Curtis John You Went Too Far This Time – Rainbo I Dream I Was A Beatle – Murray Kellum Time Marches On – Wilfred Brambell I Want To Kiss Ringo – Penny Valentine Beatles – Forbes My Boyfriend Got A Beatle Haircut – Donna Lynn We Won’t Say Goodbye John – Iren Koster We Love The Beatles – The Vernons’ Girls The Beatles & The Stones – The House Of Love You Can’t Go Far Without A Guitar, Unless You’re Ringo Starr – Neil Shepherd George Harrison – Udi Subibi Early 1970 – Ringo Starr
In this month’s episode, we take a look at songs in the pop world that have taken inspiration from the classical world.
Georgetown (Tubular Bells) – Mike Oldfield Once Upon A Dream – Mary Costa & Bill Shirley Don’t You Know? – Della Reese It’s Now Or Never – Elvis Presley Past, Present & Future – The Shangri-La’s Rain & Tears – Aphrodite’s Child Night Of Fear (Alternative Take) – The Move In The Hall Of The Mountain King – The Who Variation On A Theme By Erik Satie (1 st & 2 nd Movement) – Blood, Sweat & Tears Joybringer – Manfred Mann’s Earth Band American Tune – Paul Simon Also Sprach Zarathustra – Deodato Night On Disco Mountain – David Shire Russians – Sting All By Myself – Eric Carmen