Tuesday, 27 November 2012

playlist for night of november 25th (beatles edition in honour of sir paul's historic upcoming visit to edmonton, even if, as it turns out, there are more george songs than either john or paul songs on this playlist):

billy preston - i've got a feeling (encouraging words)
the beatles - mr. moonlight (beatles for sale)
the beatles - i'm down (past masters, volume 1)
the beatles - being for the benefit of mr. kite (sgt. pepper's lonely hearts club band)
the beatles - blue jay way (magical mystery tour)
the beatles - long, long, long (the beatles)
the beatles - i want you (she's so heavy) (abbey road)
the beatles - let it be (past masters, volume 2)
the beatles - i'm looking through you (rubber soul)
the beatles - i me mine (let it be)
the beatles - your mother should know (magical mystery tour)
the beatles - only a northern song (yellow submarine)
the beatles - while my guitar gently weeps (the beatles)
wilson pickett - hey jude (hey jude)

john lennon playing some very refined organ

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

playlist for night of november 18:

jimmy cliff - bang (rebirth)
jim croce - a good time man like me ain't got no business (singin' the blues) (life & times)
leonard cohen - darkness (old ideas)
count basie trio - song of the islands (for the first time)
rhoda scott - count basie (take a ladder)
georgie fame - parchman farm (rhythm and blues at the flamingo)
christopher herrick - toccata & fugue in d minor, bwv 538, "dorian" - 1. toccata (bach: toccatas & fugues)
christopher herrick - toccata & fugue in d minor, bwv 538, "dorian" - 2. fugue (bach: toccatas & fugues)
billy preston - outa-space (ultimate collection)
willie nelson - kneel at the feet of jesus (one hell of a ride)
dave 'baby' cortez - the happy organ (dave 'baby' cortez and his happy organ)
roy buchanan - the messiah will come again (roy buchanan)

christopher herrick aka daddy cool

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

playlist for night of november 11:

jack mcduff - blues and tonic (the honeydripper)
sidney torch - hot dog (cream of sidney torch)
billy bragg - a lover sings (brewing up with bily Bragg)
tom robinson band - long hot summer (power in the darkness)
nick lowe - cruel to be kind (original version) (jesus of cool 30th anniversary edition)
harold melvin & the blue notes - the love i lost (black & blue)
william whitehead - organ sonata in b flat, op. 65/4 - allegro con brio (mendelssohn: complete organ sonatas)
dj shadow - organ donor (extended overhaul) (endtroducing... deluxe edition)
giorgio moroder - tears (son of my father)
? and the mysterians - 96 tears (best of ? and the mysterians)
jackie mittoo - brain mark (champion in the arena 1976-1977)
jimmy cliff - ship is sailing (rebirth)
the budos band - aynotchesh yererfu (the budos band)
brother jack mcduff

Monday, 5 November 2012

playlist for night of november 4:

the kinks - lola (instrumental) (percy)
rhoda scott - medley from west side story (take a ladder)
sir douglas quintet - blue norther (the prime of sir douglas quintet)
augie meyers - hen-pecked polka (augie's western head music co.)
texas tornados - dinero (texas tornados)
manfred mann - what you gonna do (the five faces of manfred mann)
manfred mann chapter three - a study in inaccuracy (volume one)
manfred mann's earth band - blinded by the light (the roaring silence)
the evaporators - crispy space bacon (gassy jack and other tales)
ernie hays - gametime (st. louis cardinals organ)
popol Vuh - aguirre i (aguirre)

manfred mann at the organ in one of his most interesting phases, facing and feeding off of pianist/vibraphonist/drummer and frequent collaborator mike hugg in the horn-laden, unwieldy but fascinating nightmare manfred mann chapter three