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Turn it Up!

Sunday, October 29th we will present a show of songs that have a hook that makes you turn up the volume. In selecting tracks, we were going for recognisability of the opening as well fingersnappability of the track. There may be a few surprises in there…

Remember that Europe goes off daylight saving that day, so for our American cousins, the show will be an hour later than usual.

See you in the Cavern,
Malaclypse

78 Lazy Days I

A change of pace with this set, as we gave you a show of slower numbers, but not without some excitement.

Preshow was once again from my stash (now into the J’s of this pass through one section – there are three more once I’ve finished this one) and picking slower tracks again, from Jethro Tull, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Giuffre.  The postshow was made up of tracks that didn’t make the cut for the show, because we’d used them before perhaps, or did not fit into the storyline I’d assembled.

Once again, we had 30 listeners at peak, which is very satisfying.  Of course, we would always like more 🙂

Preshow

Title Artists Album Year
Bourée Jethro Tull Stand Up 1969
Pibroch (Cap in Hand) Jethro Tull Songs from the Wood 1977
Gotta Dance Jimmy Giuffre The Jimmy Giuffre 3 1957
Behind The Veil Jeff Beck Jeff Beck’s Guitar Shop 1989
With You There to Help Me Jethro Tull Benefit 1970
Blue Monk Jimmy Giuffre Western Suite 1958

The Show

Lazy Ways 10cc How Dare You! 1976
And Then… Dave Gilmour Rattle That Lock 2015
Bad Company Bad Company Bad Company 1974
Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon & Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 1970
Come Together The Beatles Abbey Road 1969
Convergance Tim Larkin Uru – Ages Beyond Myst Soundtrack 2003
Fly LIke An Eagle Steve MIller Fly Like An Eagle 1976
Flying The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour 1967
Solid Air John Martyn Solid Air 1973
Golf Girl Caravan In the Land of Grey and Pink 1971
Gone Fishing Chris Rea Auberge 1991
Hotel California Eagles Live – Hell Freezes Over 1994
Time After Time Cindi Lauper She’s So Unusual 1983
I Put A Spell On You Audience The House on the Hill 1971
In Your Eyes Peter Gabriel So 1986
Lady Fuschia Strawbs Bursting At The Seams 1973
Somebody Already Broke My Heart Sade Lovers Rock 2000
You’ve Got A Friend Carole King Tapestry 1971
Something Inside So Strong Labi Siffre Live – Later episode 475 2015
Walking The Ghost Back Home The Bible Walking The Ghost Back Home 1986
God Must Be A Boogie Man Joni Mitchell Shadows And Light 1979
Wonderful Tonight Eric Clapton Slowhand 1977
That’s Why God Made the Radio The Beach Boys That’s Why God Made the Radio 2012

Postshow

For What It’s Worth Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield 1966
Front Page News Wishbone Ash Front Page News 1977
Smooth Operator Sade Diamond Life 1984
Hejira Joni Mitchell Shadows And Light 1979
The Theme From Hill Street Blues Larry Carlton / Mike Post single 1981
Colour My World Chicago Chicago II 1970
(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay Otis Redding single 1968
A Horse With No Name America single 1972

 

Lazy Days

Sunday, October 15 we will present Lazy Days, a show of slow songs to relax after the rather hectic few shows of the last couple of months. Music to hang out by, relax, and enjoy.

See you in the Cavern,
Malaclypse

77 A History of Pink Floyd, part III

Part 3 of a four-part series.  This show covered the period from 1975 to 1979 including the albums Wish You Were Here, Animals and The Wall.  A turbulent period in the band’s history.  Preshow and postshow both contained tracks from the Live at Pompeii movie, as well as some of Roger Waters’ solo album Radio K.A.O.S.

Preshow

Title Artists Album Year
Echoes, Part 1 Pink Floyd Pink Floyd Live at Pompeii 1972
Who Needs Information Roger Waters Radio K.A.O.S 1987
Careful With that Axe, Eugene Pink Floyd Pink Floyd Live at Pompeii 1972
Me Or Him Roger Waters Radio K.A.O.S 1987
A Saucerful of Secrets Pink Floyd Pink Floyd Live at Pompeii 1972

The Show

Welcome to the Machine Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here 1975
Have A Cigar Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here 1975
Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here 1975
Pigs On The Wing 1 Pink Floyd Animals 1977
Dogs Pink Floyd Animals 1977
Pigs (Three Different Ones) Pink Floyd Animals 1977
Sheep Pink Floyd Animals 1977
Pigs on the Wing 2 Pink Floyd Animals 1977
Another Brick In The Wall – Part 1 Pink Floyd The Wall 1979
Another Brick In The Wall – Part 3 Pink Floyd The Wall 1979
Goodbye Blue Sky Pink Floyd The Wall 1979
Empty Spaces Pink Floyd The Wall 1979
Hey You Pink Floyd The Wall 1979
Is There Anybody Out There? Pink Floyd The Wall 1979
Comfortably Numb Pink Floyd The Wall 1979
In The Flesh Pink Floyd The Wall 1979
Run Like Hell Pink Floyd The Wall 1979
The Trial Pink Floyd The Wall 1979
Outside The Wall Pink Floyd The Wall 1979

Postshow

Another Brick In The Wall – Part 2 Pink Floyd The Wall 1979
Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun Pink Floyd Pink Floyd Live at Pompeii 1972
Echoes, Part 2 Pink Floyd Pink Floyd Live at Pompeii 1972

Show 77 – A History of Pink Floyd, part III

On October 1st we will be broadcasting the third part of our History of Pink Floyd, compiled by Malaclypse, and covering the most complex period of their career, beginning from 1975, as Wish You Were Here was the last album we covered in part 2. There will be a Part 4 to complete the tale, at a later date.

I hope you will come and join us at 8pm UK time (13 KI), Sunday 1st October, on Radio Free D’ni.

 

76: Let’s Eat – Breakfast

Something close to all our hearts (well, just below in fact), food, and being the first of several, this one’s about breakfast. In the preshow we had Alan’s Psychedelic Breakfast (I wanted to get that out of the way early) followed by some stuff from the H section of the stash, Hayseed Dixie and Huey Lewis.

The breakfast theme included Cyril Tawney’s Chicken on a Raft, a made-up sea shanty – Cyril served on diesel submarines – and includes some Royal Navy slang – a short glossary is included below

Chicken on a Raft = Fried Egg on fried bread
Jimmy = Jimmy-the-One = 1st lieutenant
Comic Cuts = A sailor’s personal file, record of service, misdemeanors etc.
Dabtoes = seamen (not specialist ratings), used the Foreward Mess
Dustmen = Engine Room specialist ratings (originally stokers), used the Aft Mess
middle, forenoon = watches
Whalin’ crew = Whaler’s Crew / Whaler = Ship’s boat
pusser = purser
DonnyB: Donnybristle in Fifeshire, not far from Rosyth dockyard

The postshow included some alternate takes (my, we are getting good at this) on songs from the show, plus a couple of ones that didn’t quite make it.

Preshow

Title Artists Album Year
Alan’s Psychedelic Breakfast Pink Floyd Atom Heart Mother 1970
Centerfold Hayseed Dixie Let There Be Rockgrass 2004
Don’t Fear the Reaper Hayseed Dixie Hair Down To My Grass 2014
The Heart Of Rock & Roll Huey Lewis & The News Sports 1983
Hip To Be Square Huey Lewis & The News Fore! 1986

The Show

Let’s Eat (Real Soon) Hatfield And The North Hatfield & The North 1973
Breakfast In America Supertramp Breakfast In America 1979
Breakfast in Mayfair Fairport Convention Babbacombe Lee 1971
Breakfast With Werner von Braun Stackridge Mr Mick 1976
Danielle’s Breakfast Chris Rea Dancing With Strangers 1987
Chicken On A Raft Cyril Tawney In Port 1972
The Unauthorised Breakfast Item Caravan The Unauthorised Breakfast Item 2003
Hart Wie Marmelade Extrabreit Flieger, Grüss Mir Die Sonne 1980
Spoonful Cream Wheels of Fire – Live At the Fillmore (CD2) 1968
Barkbrödslåten Kebnekajse Kebnekajse 1990
Candy The Manhattan Transfer The Manhattan Transfer 1975
Candy Iggy Pop Nude & Rude: The Best Of Iggy Pop 1990
Cartoons & Candy Bruce Hornsby Big Swing Face 2002
Sweet Candy AC/DC Rock or Bust 2014
Pineapple Heart Béla Fleck and The Flecktones Little Worlds 2003
Pineapple Rag – Gladiolus Rag Marvin Hamlisch The Sting 1973
Lemon Pie Dave Cousins A Taste of Strawbs CD2 – Changing Places 1974
Green Onions Booker T & The MGs Green Onions 1962
Chocolate Cake Crowded House Woodface 1991
Cut The Cake Average White Band Volume 8 1980
Breakfast Alan Hull Pipedream 1973
Breakfast at Igor’s Spyro Gyra Road Scholars 1998
Welcome To Breakfast Television Godley & Creme Random Brainwaves 2 2003
TV Dinners ZZ Top Eliminator 1983

Postshow

Candy Nat King Cole The Very Best of Nat King Cole 2006
An Hour in the Shower Chicago Chicago III 1971
Pine Apple Rag Joshua Rifkin Scott Joplin: Piano Rags 1994
Spoonful Cream Fresh Cream 1966
Mudslingers Of The Milky Way Béla Fleck and The Flecktones Little Worlds 2003
Lemon Pie Strawbs Ghosts 1975

 

75 : Diamonds and Ice

The 75th show made use of the wedding-anniversary convention and had a theme of diamonds – which had to be augmented by ice (the slang term for diamonds, we are lead to believe).  A very wide-ranging selection was the result of combing all our stash for suitable candidates.  In the end we had enough to cover the pre- and post-show requirements as well.

Preshow

Title Artists Album Year
Black Diamonds Jez Lowe  Back Shift: A Collection Of Songs From 1980-1986 1992
The Diamond Collection De Danaan  Jigs, Reels & Rock N’ Roll 2010
Diamante Zuccero  Zucchero Sings His Hits in English 1990
Diamonds And Gold Fairport Convention  Jewel In The Crown 1995
The Diamondtina Drover Christy Moore  Ordinary Man 1989
Cut Like a Diamond The Strawbs  Burning For You 1977
Lady Diamond Steeleye Span  Back In Line 1986

The Show

Black Diamond Kiss Kiss 1974
Jack O’Diamonds John Lee Hooker Jack O’Diamonds 1949
Diamond Jack Wishbone Ash Front Page News 1977
Diamonds and Pearls Link Wray Indian Child 1993
Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes Paul Simon Graceland 1986
Diamonds on the Water Enya Dark Sky Island 2015
Diamonds Chris Rea Deltics 1979
Bonnie Ship The Diamond Wolfstone The Half Tail 1996
Walking On Ice Keats Keats 1984
Ice Mountain Spyro Gyra Down The Wire 2009
Fire & Ice Steeleye Span Wintersmith 2013
Crown of Ice Steeleye Span Wintersmith 2013
Black Ice AC/DC Black Ice 2008
Break That Ice Extrabreit LP der Woche 1984
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band 1967
Diamond-Hard Blue Apples of the Moon The Nice Elegy [Virgin 1990 remaster] 1971
Diamond Dogs David Bowie Changes 1990
Smooth Operator Sade Diamond Life 1984
Diamond Head The Beach Boys Friends 1968
Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Part 6-9) Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here (Gold Edition) 1975
Skating Away On The Thin Ice Of The New Day Jethro Tull Original Masters 1985
The Diamond Mountain Sharon Shannon & The Woodchoppers Live in Galway 2001

Postshow

Thin Ice Robin Trower Truce 1982
Diamonds And Rust Blackmore’s Night Ghost Of A Rose 2003
Ice Water Jazz Crusaders Pacific Jazz Quintet Studio Sessions 2005
Shine On You Crazy Diamond Christy Moore Listen 2009
Shine On You Crazy Diamond The Royal Philharmonic Orchest Hits of Pink Floyd 1994

 

Diamonds and Ice: The 75th Show

Sunday September 3rd we are going to celebrate our 75th outing with a show themed on diamonds and ice. Expect diversity! As usual, the show starts 1300 KI time, but pre-show will begin about half an hour earlier.

See you in the Cavern,
Malaclypse

74 Third Anniversary

An excellent third anniversary show, put together by Edison Rex, drew over 30 listeners at one point, which is close to the best we’ve ever had.  All the tracks are selected from shows we’ve broadcast over the past year, and I have listed the shows against the tracks below.

Preshow

Track Artists Album Year RFD show
Highway Star Deep Purple Machine Head 1972 52 On the Road Again
I Heard It Through the Grapevine Marvin Gaye In The Groove 1968 55 Covered Up 1
Tight Rope Leon Russell Carny 1972 58 A Bad Year for Good Music
Equinoxe Part 4 Jean-Michel Jarre Équinoxe 1978 60 Playing The Game
Take On Me A-Ha Hunting High and Low 1985 61 One-Hit Wonders
The Chain Fleetwood Mac Rumours 1977 62 No Fillers
I Shot the Sheriff Eric Clapton 461 Ocean Boulevard 1974 64 BYfGM 2: Robert Stigwood

The Show

Mustang Sally Wilson Pickett single 1966 52 On the Road Again
The Point Klaus Doldinger Constellation 1984 53 RaWI 6
Turn!Turn!Turn! The Byrds Turn!Turn!Turn! 1965 54 By The Book
The Boar’s Head Carol Steeleye Span & Maddy Prior A Rare Collection 1972-1996 1999 57 Not Your Average Christmas Music
Lucky Man Emerson, Lake and Palmer Emerson, Lake & Palmer 1970 58 A Bad Year for Good Music
Playing The Game Gentle Giant The Power and The Glory 1974 60 Playing The Game
Blinded by the Light Manfred Mann’s Earth Band The Roaring Silence 1976 61 One-Hit Wonders
Talk of the Town Bruce Hornsby Harbour Lights 1993 62 No Fillers
Flip Flop and Fly Vince Weber Octoroon 1991 63 Covered Up II
Satisfaction CCS Whole Lotta Love (CCS I) 1970 63 Covered Up II
Layla Derek & The Dominos Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs 1970 64 BYfGM 2: Robert Stigwood
Matty Groves Fairport Convention Liege and Lief 1969 65 BYfGM 3: Dave Swarbrick
Walk Awhile Fairport Convention Full House 1970 65 BYfGM 3: Dave Swarbrick
Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts I-V) Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here 1975 66 Songs That Get Under Your Skin
Journey Of The Sorcerer Eagles One Of These Nights 1975 67 Unexpected Instrumentals
Eleanor Rigby The Beatles Revolver 1966 68 BYfGM 4: George Martin
Tomorrow Never Knows. The Beatles Revolver 1966 68 BYfGM 4: George Martin
I Heard It Through The Grapevine Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo’s Factory 1970 69 A History of CCR
Rosanna Toto Toto IV 1982 70 Girls…
Bloody Well Right Supertramp Crime of the Century 1974 71 No Fillers 2: No More Fillers Any More

Postshow

Solsbury Hill Peter Gabriel Car (Remaster) 1977 56 Difficult Times
Down Under Men At Work Business As Usual 1981 61 One-Hit Wonders
Higher Ground Red Hot Chili Peppers Mother’s Milk 1989 63 Covered Up II
You Should Be Dancin’ The Bee Gees Children of the World 1976 64 BYfGM 2: Robert Stigwood
O’Carolans Farewell To Music Dave Swarbrick + Simon Nicol In The Club 1982 65 BYfGM 3: Dave Swarbrick
Eve Of The War Richard Burton/Justin Hayward Jeff Wayne’s The War Of The Worlds 1978 66 Songs That Get Under Your Skin
Red Barchetta Rush Moving Pictures 1981 66 Songs That Get Under Your Skin