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

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