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Friday, January 8, 2016

All Time is Now • Episode #026 - Hour One: 1st week in Jan

Archival show from Jan 8th 2012
My playlist from the second week of January...
THIS WEEK in 1980: The beginning of a new decade kicks off with Rush's love letter to Rock 'n' Roll Radio. A tribute to Toronto Radio Station CFNY whose slogan was "The Spirit of Radio".

2. NOBODY TOLD ME by John Lennon
THIS WEEK in 1984: Originally written for Ringo. John Lennon's last Top Ten hit from the posthumous Long Player, Milk & Honey.
THIS WEEK in 1974: The stand alone single became the only Beatles cover to hit #1. Features one Dr. Winston O'Boogie (John Lennon) on guitar.

4. SENIOR SERVICE by Elvis Costello & The Attractions
THIS WEEK in 1979: From the classic Long Player, Armed Forces, one of the best LP's of the late '70s! Platinum in Canada, Gold in the USofA.
5. MILKCOW BLUES BOOGIE by Elvis Presley, Scotty & Bill

THIS WEEK in 1954: The third SUN 78/45 from the kid with the sideburns.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Elvis on Jan 8th (1935)
6. ROCKIN' BIRD by Hi-Fye
THIS WEEK in 1961: The classic (first season) episode of The Flintstones where he cut a song in a amusement park record-your-own-voice booth. The misplaced 45 gets found by some teenagers who hand it over to a DJ and a star is born!
7. LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD by Al "Jazzbo" Collins
The Legendary DJ, Radio personality and TV host was a beatnik cool cat. Here is his hepster update of Grimm's fairytales with some help from Steve Allen.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Jazzbo on Jan 4th (1919)
8. SAIL ON, SAILOR by The Beach Boys
THIS WEEK in 1973: The Beach Boys nineteenth Long Player, Holland. Produced by Carl Wilson with lead vocal from touring guitarist' Blondie Chaplin.

HAPPY 69th BIRTHDAY to lyricist Van Dyke Parks on Dec Jan3rd
9. ONE (LIVE) by Automatic Baby
The one off super-group featuring half of U2 and R.E.M. performing at the MTV concert for President Bill Clinton's Inauguration in 1993.

HAPPY 52nd BIRTHDAY to Michael Stipe on Jan 4th
10. SAY HELLO, WAVE GOODBYE (12" version) by Soft Cell
THIS WEEK in 1982: The #3 UK hit from the debut Long Player, Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret. 12" version features the great clarinet solo from Dave Tofani.
11. HE GOT GAME (ATN edit) by Public Enemy feat. Stephen Stills
THIS WEEK in 1967/1998: The Buffalo Springfield classic "For What It's Worth" sampled by Public Enemy who asked Stephen Stills to re-sing the chorus'. From the Spike Lee motion picture, He Got Game.

HAPPY 67th BIRTHDAY to Stephen Stills on Jan 3rd

12. TONIGHT by David Bowie with Tina Turner
The Iggy Pop song remade-remodeled by David Bowie and Tina Turner. From Bowie's #1 Long Player, Tonight.

HAPPY 65th BIRTHDAY to David on Jan 8th


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