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Rare Candy No. 8 – Stats Tests Be Damned (March 14, 2011)

March 14, 2011

Song Title – Artist, Album (Year of Release)

8 P.M.

1) Ogre Battle/The Fairy Feller’s Master Stroke/Nevermore/The March of the Black Queen/Funny How Love Is/Seven Seas of Rhye – Queen, Queen II (1974)

2) Qui Est “In” Qui Est “Out” – Serge Gainsbourg, Comic Strip (1966)

3) She’s Fallen In Love With The Monster Man – Screamin’ Lord Sutch & The Savages, Cameo Parkway: 1957-1967 (1963)

4) Black Horse – The Keith Tippet Group, Dedicated to You, But You Weren’t Listening (1971)

5) Gaza Striptease – Mike Absalom, Mike Absalom (1971)

6) Radio Marrakesch / Orient Express – Embryo, Steig Aus (1972)

9 P.M.

Six Degrees of Seperation

1) Race With the Devil – Gun, Gun (1968)

  • Jon Anderson served as vocalist of Gun for their first two performances before being booted from the group for landing a gig playing with the Who.  Anderson went on to serve as the lead vocalist in Yes from 1967-80 and 1983-2004.

2) Everydays – Yes, Yes (1970)

  • The song “Everydays” is a cover of a Buffalo Springfield tune originally featured on 1967’s Buffalo Springfield Again.

3) Four Days Gone [Demo] – Buffalo Springfield, Buffalo Springfield [Box Set] (1968)

  • Buffalo Springfield’s biggest hit “For What It’s Worth” was based on riots on L.A.’s Sunset Strip.  Down the street from there is Vine. At the corner of Hollywood and Vine sits the Pantages Theater, site of the filming of Talking Heads’s concert film Stop Making Sense (1984).

4) Love –> Building on Fire – Talking Heads, Single (1977)

  • Brian Eno produced a trio of highly influential Talking Heads records More Songs About Buildings and Food (1978), Fear of Music (1979), Remain in Light (1980).

5) The Paw Paw Negro Blowtorch – Brian Eno, Here Come the Warm Jets (1974)

  • Chris Spedding, a session guitarist, plays on both “The Paw Paw Negro Blowtorch” and “The Lottery Song.”

6) The Lottery Song – Harry Nilsson, Son of Schmillson (1972)

Free Play Continues

7) Falling Sugar – The Palace Guard, Nuggets: Original Artyfacts of the First Psychedelic Era

8) I Wanna Grow Up to Be A Politician – Byrds, Byrdmaniax (1971)

9) Kennel District – Pavement, Wowee Zowee (1995)

10) Little Hands – Skip Spence, Oar (1969)

11) Sweet Black Angel – The Rolling Stones, Exile on Main Street (1972)

12) Heart of the Country – Paul McCartney, Ram (1971)

13) Riding on a Railroad – James Taylor, Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon (1971)

14) Pancho & Lefty – Townes Van Zandt, The Late Great Townes Van Zandt (1972)

15) Pickin’ Up The Pieces – Poco, Pickin’ Up The Pieces (1969)

16) Goodbye Easy Street – Jerry Jeff Walker, Ridin’ High (1975)

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