Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Wednesday Crosscurrents 4/18

Host - John Gaguine

In Memoriam, part 2 - music connected with pop music figures who died from January to June, 2011

Gerry Rafferty -
Stealer's Wheel - Stuck in the Middle with You
Rafferty - Baker Street

Gladys Horton - first lead singer for the Marvelettes
Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman, Too Many Fish in the Sea

Jean Dinning - c0-wrote Teen Angel
Mark Dinning - her brother - Teen Angel

Jet Harris - bassist for The Shadows, featuring Cliff Richards
The Shadows - Apache

St. Clair Lee - vocalist with the Hues Corporation
Hues Corporation - Rock the Boat

Johnny Preston - Running Bear

David Mason - British session musician
Beatles - Penny Lane - Mason did the piccolo trumpet solo

Phoebe Snow - Poetry Man
Paul Simon - Gone at Last (featuring Snow)

Gil Scott-Heron - The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Odell Brown - songwriter
Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing (co-written by Brown)

Clarence Clemons - the Big Man - saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band
Springsteen and the E St. Band - Born to Run, Badlands

Carl Gardner - Co-founder and long-time member of the Coasters
Coaster - Yakety-Yak, Charlie Brown

Andrew Gold - singer, songwriter, arranger and great session man
Linda Ronstadt - When Will I Be Loved, I Will Always Love You - Gold played multiple instruments on each, and helped with the arrangements

It's baseball season!
Abbott and Costello - Who's on First
Steve Goodman - A Dying Cub Fan's Last Request

Songs from the CD Songs and Artists That Inspired Fahrenheit 9/11
Bruce Springsteen - Chimes of Freedom (Bob Dylan)
John Fogarty - Fortunate Son
Nanci Griffith - Good Night, New York (Julie Gold)
Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen)

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