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Friday, July 15, 2011

All Time is Now • Debut show #001 - Hour One



I N D I E 1 0 3 1 • ALL TIME is NOW
My playlist from part one of the debut broadcast, 
July 15th 2011
the third week of July...

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1. HAPPY by Rolling Stones
THIS WEEK in 1972: The Rolling Stones release a second single off of Exile On Main St. Lead vocals by Keith Richards. (Not released as a single in the UK.)


2. TUMBLING DICE by Linda Ronstadt
The hit version of the Stones' Exile era track. From Linda's #1 Long Player Simple Dreams in 1977. Mick himself re-wrote the lyrics for Linda to sing from a female perspective.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Linda on July 15th
3. BABY DON'T GO by Dwight Yoakum & Sheryl Crow
THIS WEEK in 1997: Dwight and Sheryl's cover of the Sonny & Cher classic, "Baby Don't Go" from Dwight's 1997 Long Player, Under The Covers.

4. WHO THREW THE WHISKEY IN THE WELL? by Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra feat. Wynonie Harris
THIS WEEK in 1945: This was the #1 78 on the R&B charts for eight weeks starting this week in 1945. Lead vocalist Wynonie Harris was one of Elvis presley's favorites.
5. JACKIE WILSON SAID (I'M IN HEAVEN WHEN YOU SMILE) by Van Morrison
THIS WEEK in 1972: The great Van Morrison's tribute to the great Jackie Wilson. 
6. HEY HARMONICA MAN by Little Stevie Wonder
THIS WEEK in 1964: Finger-snappin', foot-stompin', hand-clappin' rarity from the Long Player, Stevie At The Beach.
• SONIC HISTORY LESSON
American Top 40 with your host Casey Kasem, premeired July 4th 1970 on six AM stations (broadcasting in mono). Still going strong today with Ryan Seacrest hosting. The three hour show counted down the Top 40 hits of the nation, the best-selling and most-played songs from the Atlantic to the Pacific, from Canada to Mexico. 
7. MAMA TOLD ME NOT TO COME by Three Dog Night
THIS WEEK in 1970: The #1 song in the US on the debut of American Top 40. Written by Randy Newman.
8. NEVER TEAR US APART by Joe Cocker
THIS WEEK in 2002: One of the best voices to come out of the 60's covers one of the best songs to come out of the 80's. Joe Cocker's version of INXS' "Never Tear Us Apart" from his long player, Respect Yourself.
9. LOVE WILL TEAR US APART by Joy Division
The timeless classic came out just a month prior to singer Ian Curtis' untimely death. Often listed as one of the best 45's of all time.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Ian Curtis on July 15th (1956)
10. THE BEAT(EN) GENERATION by The The
THIS WEEK in 1989: From the Long Player, Mind Bomb. Johnny Marr on guitar and the great lyricist, leader, Matt Johnson, always ahead of his time.
11. TALK TALK by Talk Talk
THIS WEEK in 1982: The debut Long Player from Talk Talk, The Party's Over.
12. YOU'LL ALWAYS FIND ME IN THE KITCHEN AT PARTIES by Jona Lewie
THIS WEEK in 1980: The New Wave classic on Stiff Records.
13. MEDLEY: BALLAD OF JOHN & YOKO by James Last
The German Big-Band Orchestra with Strings and Pop-Rock Quartet covers the Beatles classic. From the Long Player, Non-Stop Dancing 9 in 1969.
14. BALLAD OF JOHN & YOKO by The BEATLES
THIS WEEK in 1969: Over 100 Top 40 Stations in the U.S. ban the Beatles hit for it's lyrical content; the repetitive use of the words, "Christ" and "Crucify". Sited as a filthy piece of pornographic, sacraligeous blasphemy. #1 in the UK.
15. SUPERMAN by R.E.M.
THIS WEEK in 2011: The remastered two disc box set of the 1986 classic, Life's Rich Pageant. R.E.M. cover The Clique 60's garage rocker. 
16. GOD ONLY KNOWS by The Beach Boys
THIS WEEK in 1966: From the all-time classic, Pet Sounds. Released as the B-side to "Wouldn't It Be Nice" in the US. Released as an A-side in the UK.




They were all feeling good,
They were happy doin the best they could,
They were feelin' mighty fine,
Higher than the devine,
’cause It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll.

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