My playlist from the first week of September
Episode #008 – Hour One
THIS WEEK in 2006: Dylan's 32nd Long Player, Modern Times. Straight into the charts at #1 and the history books as the oldest artist (65) to have a first week #1. Would become #1 in Canada, Australia, Ireland, etc.
THIS WEEK in 1987: Warren's Long Player, Sentimental Hygiene. Backed by R.E.M. and with Bob Dylan on harmonica. NOT AVAILABLE ON iTunes?!?
From Van's debut Long Player, Blowin' Your Mind!.
HAPPY 66th BIRTHDAY to Van on Aug 31st
THIS WEEK in 1986: The Smithereens classic 80's hit. From their Long Player, Especially For You.
THIS WEEK in 1987: The Athens GA band's fifth Long Player, Document. And their last with I.R.S. Records.
THIS WEEK in 1972: The Top Ten Canadian hit. Recorded at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, WA.
THIS WEEK in 1964: The debut 45 from Joe Cocker. Covering The Beatles' A Hard Day's Night era track "I'll Cry Instead".
THIS WEEK in 1971: Intended for the aborted SMiLE Long Player in 1966, shelved until it appeared on their 17th Long Player, Surf's Up. Lead vocals from Carl Wilson.
THIS WEEK in 1997: #1 in UK. The Verve's second single from their breakthrough Long Player, Urban Hymns.
THIS WEEK in 1979: From their New Wave classic Long Player, Cool For Cats.
THIS WEEK in 1980: The Scottish band's third Long Player, Empires And Dance.
THIS WEEK in 1982: The world-wide smash hit was their third single in the UK and the debut 45 in North America. #1 in UK, #1 in Canada and #2 in US (couldn't shake Billie Jean from the top). From their debut Long Player, Kissing To Be Clever.
13. IMIDIWAN MA TENNAM by Tinariwen feat. Nels Cline
THIS WEEK in 2011: The new Long Player, Tassili from the great North African Desert Blues band, Tinariwen. Tracks features guest Nels Cline (Wilco) on guitar.