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Rare Candy No. 12 (April 25, 2011)

April 25, 2011

Song Title – Artist, Album (Year of Release)

8 P.M.

1) Medley: I’m So Proud/Ooh Baby Baby/La La Means I Love You/Cool Jerk – Todd Rundgren, A Wizard, A True Star (1973)

2) Prisencolinensinainciusol – Adriano Celentano, Nostal Rock (1973)

3) Over The Hill – John Martyn, Solid Air (1973)

4) Hard Lovin’ Loser – Judy Collins, In My Life (1966)

5) The Persecution & Restoration Of Dean Moriarty (On The Road) – Aztec Two-Step, Aztec Two-Step (1972)

6) Sway – The Rolling Stones, Sticky Fingers (1971)

7) All Night Train – New Grass Revival, Fly Through The Country (1975)

8) Ace In The Hole – Michael Martin Murphey, Michael Murphey (1974)

9) Centre For Holy Wars – The New Pornographers, Mass Romantic (2000)

10) Osalobua Rekpama [Mono] – Sir Victor Uwaifo & His Melody Maestros, Nigeria Special, Volume 1: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Nigerian Blues 1970-6 (1970)

11) Wonderful World, Beautiful People – Jimmy Cliff, History Of Trojan Records, Volume 1: 1968-1971 (1969)

12) Something’s Jumpin’ In Your Shirt – Malcolm McLaren, Waltz Darling (w/ The Bootzilla Orchestra feat. Bootsy Collins & Jeff Beck) (1989)

9 P.M.

Six Degrees Of Separation:

1: Alcatraz – Leon Russell, Leon Russell And The Shelter People (1971)

  • Leon Russell arranged the strings on Gene Clark’s solo debut, Gene Clark with the Gosdin Brothers.

2: The French Girl [Mono Version] – Gene Clark, Gene Clark With The Gosdin Brothers (1967)

  •  Ian Tyson, the songwriter behind “The French Girl” is best known for “Four Strong Winds” a song covered by many including Neil Young on Comes A Time (1978).

3: Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere – Neil Young, Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (1969)

  • Neil Young collaborator Jack Nitzsche was famous music producer Phil Spector’s right-hand man for many years. Spector was a co-producer with George Harrison on All Things Must Pass.

4: Awaiting On You All – George Harrison, All Things Must Pass (1970)

  • Drummer Alan White played on the All Things Must Pass sessions and has played with Yes from 1972-present.

5: Roundabout [Live] – Yes, Yessongs (1973)

  • Both Yes and The Nice had a member who would play in prog rock “supergroup” Refugee. Those members would be Patrick Moraz (Yes keyboardist for 1974’s Relayer) and Lee Jackson (The Nice vocalist).

6: The Thoughts Of Emerlist Davjack – The Nice, The Thoughts Of Emerlist Davjack (1967)

Free Play Continues:

13) Burning Airlines Give You So Much More – Brian Eno, Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) (1974)

14) This Side – Nickel Creek, This Side (2002)

15) House Burning Down – The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Electric Ladyland (1968)

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