Friday, August 24, 2012

 Playlist August 24 2012

Baby, Mellotron My Mind

  The Sadies “Postcards”  Darker Circles(2010  Yep Roc
 The dBs “Write Back”  Falling Off The Sky (2012)  Bar-None

 Kelly Hogan “I Like To Keep Myself In Pain”  I Like to Keep Myself In Pain (2012)  Anti — Robyn Hitchcock penned number
 Robyn Hitchcock “Twitch For Sam Surfer”  Single (2012)  Robyn Hitchcock — Phantom Single #4 - August 23rd Music
 Charlemagne “August Evenings”  Charlemagne (2004)  Winterlander — Happy Belated BDay wishes to Carl - August 23rd
 Go Kart Mozart “Retro-Glancing”  On the Hot Dog Streets (2012)  Cherry Red  — Lawrence of Felt fame

Musical Spotlight on the Mellotron
 The Beatles “Strawberry Fields Forever”  Anthology 2 (1996)  Apple — Take 1 Rec Nov 1966
 Graham Bond Organisation “Baby Can It Be True?”  There's A Bond Between Us (1965) Columbia — First use of Mellotron on a Pop Album
 Manfred Mann “Semi-Detached Suburban Mr. James”  Single (1966)  Mercury — First pop hit with Mellotron

 Madonna “Beautiful Stranger”  The Spy Who Shagged Me (1996)  Maverick — Yeah. Madonna and Mellotrons Baby
 Traffic “Hole In My Shoe”  Mr. Fantasy (1968)  United Artists
 The Dukes Of Stratosphear “The Mole from the Ministry” 25 O'Clock (1985)  Virgin  — An overdose of Mellotron
 Genesis “Watcher Of The Skies”  Foxtrot (1972) o Famous Charisma Label
 The Flaming Lips “All We Have Is Now”  Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (2002)  Warner Bros.

 The Pretty Things “S.F. Sorrow Is Born”  S.F. Sorrow (1969)  Rare Earth — Great middle section
 The Kinks “Phenomenal Cat”  The Village Green Preservation Society (1968)  Reprise
 The Eels “Souljacker Part II”  Souljacker (2002)  Dreamworks
 King Crimson “Epitaph”  In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969)  Atlantic
 Joy Division “Decades” Closer (1980)  Factory

 Elliott Smith “Everything Means Nothing To Me”  Figure 8 (2000)  Dreamworks — mellotrons kick in right at the end
 Pink Floyd “Julia Dream”  Single (1968)  Capitol
 The Rolling Stones “2000 Light Years From Home”  Their Satanic Majesties Request (1967)  Decca
 The Moody Blues “Legend Of A Mind”  In Search of the Lost Chord (1968)  Deram — Timothy Leary's dead and looking in

Radiohead  "Exit Music (For A Film)"  OK Computer (1997) Capitol
David Bowie  "Space Oddity" Single (1969) RCA
Led Zeppelin  "The Rain Song"  Houses Of The Holy (1973)  Atlantic
Spring "Sweet Mountain"  Spring (1972) United Artists
Orchestral Manoeuvers In The Dark "Joan Of Arc (Maid Of Orleans)" Architecture And Morality (1981) DinDisc

 Spiritualized “Harmony 1 (Mellotron)”  Songs In A & E (2008)  Spacemen
 The Apples In Stereo “Mellotron 1”  New Magnetic Wonder (2007)  Yep Roc Records
 The Bee Gees “Every Christian Lion Hearted Man Will Show You”  Bee Gees' 1st (1967)  Atco
 Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band “Mellotron Improv”  Grow Fins (1999)  Revenant — Live 1978
 Stereolab “Mellotron”  Peng! (1992)  Too Pure
 Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band “Mellotron Improv”  Grow Fins (1999)  Revenant — Live 1980 - Cranky as ever
 Julian Cope “Psychedelic Odin”  Black Sheep (2008)  Head Heritage — Edit
 The Apples In Stereo “Mellotron 2”  New Magnetic Wonder (2007)  Yep Roc 

 George Harrison “Wonderwall To Be Here”  Wonderwall (1968)  Apple
 Paul Weller “Echoes Round The Sun”  22 Dreams (2008)  Yep Roc  — With Noel Gallagher
 Wilco “She's a Jar”  Summerteeth (1999)  Reprise
 Plasticland “Wallflowers”  Plasticland (1985)  Bam Caruso

 The Zombies “Hung Up On A Dream”  Odessey and Oracle (1968)  Date
 Yes “And You And I (Eclipse)”  Close To The Edge (1972) Atlantic

 The Beatles “Tomorrow Never Knows”  Revolver (1966)  Capitol — Their first use of the Mellotron

Friday, August 10, 2012

Playlist August 10 2012

Cassette Party Pooper

 Paul Revere and The Raiders “I Had A Dream”  Revolution! (1967)  Columbia — Featuring Mark Lindsay
 The Memories “Higher” The Memories (2012)  Underwater Peoples — On Believer Mag 2012 Music Issue Cassette
 The Beatles “I Want To Hold Your Hand”  Anthology 1 (1995)  Apple — Morecambe & Wise TV Show Dec 1963
 Jens Lekman “I Know What Love Isn't”  I Know What Love Isn't (2012)  Secretly Canadian

 Shonen Knife “BBQ Party” Super Group (2010) Damnably — Great Show on the Terrace last Friday Night
 Annette Funicello “Beach Party”  Annette's Beach Party (1963)  Buena Vista
 MOM “Boner Party (Tonite)”  Greatest Shits (2012) — On Believer Mag 2012 Music Issue Cassette
 Black Flag “TV Party”  Single (1982)  SST — Only the Olympics are on,again

 Evans The Death “Letter Of Complaint”  Evans The Death (2012)  Slumberland
 Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks “Further On Up The Road”  Single (1961)  Roulette — 1961, Levon Helm on Vocals and Drums
 Bob Dylan “Sally Gal”  No Direction Home: The Soundtrack (2005)  Columbia  — Freewheelin' Outtake Rec 4-24-1962
 Jack White “I Guess I Should Go To Sleep”  Blunderbuss (2012)  Third Man
 Bo Diddley “Mumblin' Guitar”  Have Guitar - Will Travel (1959)  Checker
 DJ Shadow “Give Me Back the Nights”  The Less You Know, The Better (2011)  Island Records
 Van Morrison “Sweet Thing” Astral Weeks (1968) Warner Bros — Richard Davis's fantastic Bass

 Jethro Tull “A Song for Jeffrey” BBC Sessions (2009)  Chrysalis  — Ian Anderson Happy Birthday - John Peel Top Gear Session July 23 1968
 Robyn Hitchcock “There Goes The Ice”  Single (2012)  Robyn Hitchcock — Phantom Single #4 w/ KT Tunstall
 Charlie Dore “Here Comes The Sun”  Abbey Road Now! (2009)  Mojo Magazine — Tribute to The Abbey Road Album
 The New No 2 “The Waitaround”  The Fear Of Missing Out (2012)  Hot — With RZA and Ruggedhoods

 Shana Cleveland & The Sandcastles “Itching Around” Oh Man, Cover The Ground (2012) — On Believer Mag 2012 Music Issue Cassette
 Sam Phillips “Strawberry Roads (2012 Version)” Martinis & Bikinis (2012)  Omnivore — Reissue of 1994 Album. 2012 remake bonus track
 The Beatles “Strawberry Fields Forever”  Anthology 2 (1996)  Apple — Take 7 & Edit Piece Rec Nov 29 and Dec 9 1966
 Susanna Hoffs “Always Enough”  Someday (2012)  Baroque Folk — with Elvis Costello's Rhythm Section
 Patti Smith “This Is The Girl”  Banga (2012)  Columbia — Written For/About Amy Winehouse
 Neneh Cherry & The Thing “Dream Baby Dream”  The Cherry Thing (2012)  Smalltown Supersound — Happy Birthday Neneh - Suicide Cover

 The Olivia Tremor Control “A Sunshine Fix”  California Demise EP (1993)  Elephant 6 — RIP Bill Doss
 The Sunshine Fix “The Sound's Around You” The Future History of a Sunshine Fix (2001)  Kindercore — Bill's other Band
 The Olivia Tremor Control “Can You Come Down With Us?” Music From The Unrealized Film Script: Dusk At Cubist Castle (1996)  Flydaddy
 The Sunshine Fix “An Illuminated Array”  The Age Of The Sun (2002)  Emperor Norton
 The Olivia Tremor Control “A New Day”  Black Foliage: Animation Music (1999)  Flydaddy
 Ronnie Spector “Something's Gonna Happen” Something's Gonna Happen EP (2000)  Bad Girl Sounds — Rec with Marshall Crenshaw in 1989
 Ronnie Spector “Bye Bye Baby” She Talks to Rainbows (1999)  Kill Rock Stars — Duet with Joey Ramone
 Ronnie Spector “Say Goodbye To Hollywood” Single (1977)  Cleveland International — With The E Street Band
 The Ronettes “Be My Baby”  Presenting The Fabulous Ronettes (1964)  Philles

 Carol King “He's A Bad Boy”  Single (1963)  Dimension — Her 3rd 45 as Carol King
 Neil Young & Crazy Horse “Pocahontas” Rust Never Sleeps (1979)  Reprise — Song might sound familiar
 Mademoiselle Nineteen “Juillet Brillait”  Mademoiselle Nineteen (2012)  Freaksville

 Little Richard “Jenny, Jenny”  Specialty Sessions (1957)  Specialty — Happy Birthday Ms Leopard Print Lounge Jenni
 Dan Stuart “Gonna Change”  4 Songs - EP (2011)  Padre Lindo — New Lp soon as Marlowe Billings

 Rich Hopkins and the Luminarios “Friend Of The Shooter”  Buried Treasures  Blue Rose — August 9 and 10 1969 - Helter Skelter In the Canyons of LA
 The Beatles “Helter Skelter” Anthology 3 (1996)  Apple — Take 2 edit Rec July 18 1968
 Neil Young “Revolution Blues”On the Beach (1974)  Reprise
 The Beach Boys “Never Learn Not to Love” 20/20 (1968)  Capitol — Dennis Wilson and his new friend
 Red Cross “Cease To Exist” Born Innocent (1982)  Smoke 7 — Now Redd Kross - Unlisted vinyl hidden track
 Chris Tolin “Free Charlie”  Single (1978)  20th Fontery Sex Records — Collected on New Galactic Zoo Dossier Magazine CD
 Sonic Youth “Death Valley '69”  Bad Moon Rising (1985)  Homestead — with Lydia Lunch
 The Flaming Lips “Charlie Manson Blues”  Hear It Is (1986)  Pink Dust