Friday, November 16, 2012

Playlist November 16 2012

Over The Hill On The Psychedelic Parkway

 Susanna Hoffs “November Sun”  Someday (2012) Baroque Folk — with members of Costello's band
 Elvis Costello “Sparkling Day”  One Day OST (2011) — Forthcoming "In Motion Pictures" compilation

 Neil Young With Crazy Horse “Psychedelic Pill”  Psychedelic Pill (2012) Reprise — Phased version
 Emperors of Wyoming “Brand New Heart Of Stone”  Emperors Of Wyoming (2012)  Proper — Sounding awfully cool
 The Rolling Stones “Heart of Stone” 7"Single (1964)  London — Single Mono Version
 Ananda Shankar “Jumpin' Jack Flash”  Ananda Shankar (1970)  Reprise — Ravi's Nephew

 Tender Trap “Broken Doll”  Ten Songs About Girls (2012)  Fortuna POP!
 Eno, Moebius And Roedelius “Broken Head” After The Heat (1978)  Sky — Excerpt
 Yo La Tengo “Stupid Things” Stupid Things - EP (2012) Matador — new LP " Fade "and the band coming in 2013

 The Moons “Jennifer (Sits Alone)”   Single (2012)  Schnitzel Records — Also on Mojo Nov 2012 Cd "Move On Up"
 Lloyd Cole and The Commotions “Jennifer She Said”  Mainstream (1987)  Capitol
 Joey Ramone “New York City”  "…Ya Know?" (2012)  BMG — For Vic
 Cat Power “Manhattan”  Sun (2012)  Matador
 Aimee Mann “Crazytown” Charmer (2012) Superego
  — Tonight in Stoughton

 Jens Lekman “That's The Way Love Is” 7"Single B-Side (2012)  Secretly Canadian
 Taken By Trees “Large”  Other Worlds (2012)  Secretly Canadian
 El Perro del Mar “Walk On By”  Pale Fire (2012)  Memphis Industries — Original Song Remixed by St Etienne
 The Beach Boys “Walk On By”  Friends - 20/20 (1990)  Capitol — Fragment rec 1968
 Calexico “Epic (Live)”  Algiers / Spiritoso (2012)  City Slang — with Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg

 White Fence “Run, Run, Run”  The Velvet Underground and Nico Tribute (2012)  Castle Face
 Velvet Underground and Nico “Waiting For My Man”  The Velvet Underground and Nico (2012)  Universal Records — Scepter Sounds Alternate version Rec 4-25-1966
 The Mallards “There She Goes Again”  The  Velvet Underground and Nico Tribute (2012)  Castle Face
 Ruby Free “Bongos and Beards”  Introducing Ruby Free (2012)  Sodastar Music — Thanks Mark
 The Fresh And Onlys “Long Slow Dance”  Long Slow Dance (2012)  Mexican Summer
The Bin Men "The Ballad of Percy Mae" Sensible Hair Cut EP (2012) Self Released
 The Mothers Of Invention “Hungry Freaks, Daddy”  Road Tapes (2012)  Vaulternative — Kerrisdale Arena Vancouver B.C. August 25 1968

 The Liminanas “I'm Dead”  Single (2010)  Hozac
 Allah-Las “Tell Me (What's On Your Mind)”  Allah-Las (2012)  Innovative Leisure
 The Standells “It's All In Your Mind”  Dirty Water (1994)  Sundazed — Rec Gold Star Studios 1965
 Ty Segall “Who Are You ” Twins (2012)  Drag City
 Man Or Astroman? “Communication Breakdown II”  7"Single (2012)  Chunklet — Second in a series of singles
 Tame Impala “Led Zeppelin”  Lonerism (2012)  Modular Recordings — Lonerism Bonus Track
 Led Zeppelin “Communication Breakdown”  BBC Sessions (1997)  Atlantic Records — Top Gear June 24 1969

Watching The Flowers -Shindig Magazine Pop Psych From Would Be Hippies
 Del Shannon “Colour Flashing Hair”  The Further Adventures Of Charles Westover (1967)  Liberty — Del goes Psychedelic
 Bobby Vee and The Strangers “I May Be Gone”  Come Back When You Grow Up (1967)  Liberty — Slice of dark garage-pop
 Tommy Roe “It's Now Winter's Day”  It's Now Winters Day (1967)  ABC Records — California Surf exiled to the Rocky Mountains
 The Four Seasons “Watch The Flowers Grow” 7" Single (1967)  Phillips — File under lost epic

 Roy Orbison “Southbound Jericho Parkway” 7"Single B-Side (1968)  MGM — Big O sounds lost on this Psychedelic Parkway
 Pat Boone “Song To The Siren”  Departure (1969)  Tetragrammaton — Yo Ho Ho and a bottle of WTF
 Julie London “Sunday Morning”  Yummy, Yummy, Yummy (1969)  Liberty — Her Trip to be hip

 Brian Hyland “On The East Side”  Brian Hyland (1970)  UNI Records — Produced and co written by Del Shannon
 Gene Pitney “Animal Crackers (In Cellophane Boxes)” 7" Single B-Side (1967)  Musicor — Don't eat if the Seal is broken
 Bobby Darin “Long Line Rider”  Bobby Darin Born Robert Walden Cassotto (1968) Direction — More funky Country than Psych folk

 Dum Dum Girls “Lord Knows”  End of Daze - EP (2012)  Sub Pop Records
 Tommy James and The Shondells “Crimson and Clover”7" Single (1968)  Roulette
 Moon Duo “Zoned”  7" Split Single (2012)  Sacred Bones Records — new album Circles is equally fab

Sunday, November 11, 2012

The Magnitude of their loss is just stunning.

Help if you can

Friday, November 09, 2012

Playlist November 9 2012

Sandy Norton and Tom Wilson

Norton Records warehouse was flooded as a result of Hurricane Sandy 
Here is a listen to just a taste of their good taste in musical reissues and new sounds
 The Mad Daddy “Weather”  Wavy Gravy!: Atom Smashin' Zoomeratin' Mello Jello Radio Broadcasts, 1958-64 (2003)  — Pete Myers lives on in the airwaves
 Nervous Norvus “The Evil Hurricane”  Space Age Woo (2004)  — Too Bad bout Sandy
 The Flamin' Groovies “Shake Some Action”  Slow Death (2002)  — Unreleased sessions 1971-1973

 Gino Washington “Out Of This World”  Out Of This World (1999)  — Wand Single 1963
 Thee Midniters “Love Special Delivery” In Thee Midnite Hour (2006)  — Whittier Single 1966
 Esquerita “Rockin' The Joint”  Vintage Voola (1987) — 1958 pre Capitol Records acetate (Rock With Me)
 The Lyres “Gettin' Plenty Lovin'” Single B-Side (1992)  — Esquerita cover

 The Untamed Youth “Jennie Lee”  Single B-Side (1996)  — Rec 1989 - Tree stumps cover (Ohio garage)
 The Dictators “16 Forever” Every Day Is Saturday (2007)  — Rec 1978, covered by The Nomads
 Link Wray “Please Please Me”  Missing Links Vol 3 : Some Kinda Nut (1990)  — Beatles Cover circa 1964
 Doug Sahm and The Dell Kings “Slow Down”  San Antonio Rock (2000)  — Harlem Records single 1960

 Andre Williams and The A-Bones “The Spider And The Fly” Single (2004)  — Norton's Rolling Stones Singles Series
 Reigning Sound “I'd Much Rather Be With the Boys”  Single (2003)  — Norton's Rolling Stones Singles Series
 Los Peyotes “Pasemos a Noche Juntos”  Their Hispanic Majesties Request EP (2010)  — Let's Spend The Night Together - Espanol

 Rudy "Tutti" Grayzell Y Los A-Bones “Wooly Bully”  Turban Renewal (1994)  — Espanol Tribute to Sam The Sham And The Pharoahs
 The A-Bones “Darlene” Free Beer For Life EP (1988)  — Ben Vaughn Cover
 The Original Ben Vaughn Combo “Grasshopper” Turban Renewal (1994)  — Sam The Sham Tribute Album

 The Rivieras “Arizona Sun” Let's Stomp with The Rivieras! (2000)  — Unissued 1964 Recordings
 The Real Kids “Do the Boob”  The Real Kids (1977) 
 Mad Mike And The Maniacs “The Hunch”  Mad Mike Monsters Vol 3 (2008)  — Pittsburg DJ Mad Mike Metrovich Favorites - Hunch records single 1961
 T Valentine “Do The Do”  The Big Itch Vol 5 (1995)  Mr Mannicotti — Norton related label for weird stuff VAL Single 1962
 Bunker Hill “The Girl Can't Dance” Missing Links Vol 3 : Some Kinda Nut (1990)  — 1963 Mala Single - aka Dave Walker And The Raymen

 Arthur Lee And The Grassroots “You I'll Be Following” Single (2006)  — Pre Love 1965 Demos
 Loose Ends “Free Soul”  Fort Worth Teen Scene Vol 3 (2004)  — Folk rock band featuring a young T-Bone Burnett Mala Single 1966
 Mary Weiss “Stop And Think It Over”  Dangerous Game (2007)  — with The Reigning Sound - Former Shangri La Lead Singer
 The Pleasure Seekers “Never Thought You'd Leave Me” Friday At The Hideout (2001)   — Detroit Garage Single 1965 with Young Suzi Quatro

 Charlie Feathers “Stuttering Cindy” Uh Huh Honey (1992)  — b-Side Philwood single 1971
 Hasil Adkins “No More Hot Dogs”  Out to Hunch (1986) — First long player on Norton records
 The Sonics “Psycho”  Mad Mike Monsters Vol 1 (2008)  — Etiquette single 1966

 Tom Wilson - Career overview - Columbia, Verve and MGM staff producer 

 Sun Ra “New Day” from The Futuristic Sounds Of Sun Ra (1961) on Savoy

 Bob Dylan “Mr Tambourine Man” from No Direction Home - Bootleg Series vol 7 (2005) on Columbia — With Ramblin Jack Elloitt - Rec June 1964
 Bob Dylan “Like A Rolling Stone” from Highway 61 Revisited (1965) on Columbia — Mono - Tom Wilson's last Dylan Production

 Simon And Garfunkel “Sounds Of Silence” from Single (1965) on Columbia — Overdubbed by Tom Wilson with Dylan's band - #1 Record Nov 65
 Jim And Jean “Changes” from Changes (1966) on Verve Forecast — Phil Ochs cover
 Dion with The Wanderers “I Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound” from Wonder Where I'm Bound (1968) on Columbia — 1966 unreleased recordings

 The Velvet Underground & Nico “Sunday Morning” from The Velvet Underground & Nico (1967) on Verve — Mono Single version Dec 1966
 Tom Wilson with Lou Reed “Interview” from The Music Factory No.3 (1968) on MGM — promo
 The Velvet Underground & Nico “Venus In Furs” from The Velvet Underground & Nico (1967) on Verve — Stereo Version sweetened by Tom Wilson (Uncredited)
 The Velvet Underground “White Light / White Heat” from White Light / White Heat (1968) on Verve — Mono Version

 Nico “These Days” from Chelsea Girls (1967) on Verve — Mono version - Jackson Browne cover- VU as backing band
 Ill Wind “Hung Up Chick” from Flashes (1968) on ABC Records
 The Blues Project “No Time Like the Right Time” from Single (1967) on Verve Forecast — Al Kooper project (at first)

 The Mothers Of Invention “Trouble Every Day” from Freak Out (1966) on Verve — First Rock Double Album and a Debut to boot
 The Mothers Of Invention “Who Are the Brain Police?” from Freak Out (1966) on Verve — Actually "You" are
 The Mothers Of Invention “Plastic People” from Absolutely Free (1967) on Verve

 Burt Ward “Boy Wonder I Love You” from Single (1966) on MGM — Robin written by Zappa produced by Tom Wilson
 The Animals “Help Me Girl” from Eric Is Here (1966) on MGM
 The Soft Machine “Why Are We Sleeping?” from Soft Machine Vol 1 (1968) on ABC Probe