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

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