33.45.78 All Vinyl Radio Show
with Steve Fruitman
January 11, 2016

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Let There Be Drums Pt 2
Hour One: Hear this show now
Hour Two: Hear this show now

Hour One

1.   Hugh Marsh: Znefu For All (Hugh Marsh) 1984 * Kevan McKenzie, Jørn Andersen, Dick Smith
2.   Mahogany Rush: Jive Baby (Frank Marino) 1982 * Jim Ayoub
3.   Parachute Club: Small Victories (Parachute Club) 1986 * Billy Bryans
4.   Toronto Scottish Regiment: All The Blue Bonnets Are Over The Border (Trad) 1965 *
5.   Rare Air: New Swing Reel (Grier Coppins) 1989 * Trevor Ferrier
6.   Chambers Brothers: All Strung Out Over You (R Clark) 1968 Brian Keenan
7.   Dennis Coffee & The Detroit Guitar Band: Scorpio (Dennis Coffee) 1971 Uriel Jones & Richard Allen
8.   Rolling Stones: Flight 505 (Mick Jagger / Keith Richards) Charlie Watts
9.   Savoy Brown: Made Up My Mind (Chris Youlden) 1969 Roger Earl
10. John Hammond Jr: Diddly Daddy (H Fuqua) 1987 * Bucky Berger
11. Ry Cooder: Viva Seguin / Do Re Me (Trad / Woodie Guthrie) 1976 Isaac Garcia
12. Steve Jordan: Las Coronelas (Esteban Jordan) 1987 Steve Jordan Jr
13. Shuffle Demons: Spadina Bus (D Parker / The Shuffle Demons) 1986 * Stitch Wynston

CanCon = 54%

Hour Two

1.   The Surfaris: Wipe Out (Surfaris) 1963 Ron Wilson
2.   Cream: Toad (Ginger Baker) 1966 Ginger Baker
3.   Pink Floyd: Grand Vizier’s Garden Party (Nick Mason) 1969 Nick Mason
4.   Emmerson, Lake & Palmer: Barbarian (Emmerson / Lake / Palmer) 1970 Carl Palmer
5.   Jimi Hendrix: Manic Depression (Jimi Hendrix) 1967 Mitch Mitchell
6.   Led Zeppelin: How Many More Times (Jimmy Page / John Bonham / John Paul Jones) 1969 John Bonham
7.   The Band: The Shape I’m In (R Robertson) 1970 * Levon Helm
8.   Rush: Show Don’t Tell (Rush) 1989 * Neil Peart
9.   Buddy Rich Orchestra: Just Blues (Edison / Kessell) 1969 Buddy Rich
10. The Majestics: Security (Otis Redding) 1969 * Wes Morris

CanCon = 30%

Total CanCon = 42%

And Now For The Particulars:

Hour One

1.   Kevan McKenzie & Dick Smith

Hugh Marsh: Znefu For All (Hugh Marsh)
The Bear Walks: Duke St Records – DSR 31009
Toronto ON
Hugh Marsh: violin
Kevan McKenzie: drums
Jorn Andersen: drums
Dick Smith: percussion
Produced by Peter Cardinali – 1984
Recorded by Gary Gray & Peter Lee
Mixed by Gary Gray

Kevan McKenzie: Listed as a Professional Drummer, he’s played with Buffy St-Marie, Dan Gibson Solitudes recordings; Nancy White. Did Fisher Price recording of Little People: Discovering People & Places. Marc Jordan, Dan Hill etc.

Dick Smith: Originally from Jamaica, influenced by tribal drumming still practiced from Africa. One of the founding members of Caribana 1967. Well known for his Caribbean band, Syncona, based in Toronto.  Was featured on Sesame Street,  The Muppet Show and in Beetlejuice.
1987 - inducted into the Black Music Association's Hall of Fame for his contributions to Caribbean culture in Canada

2.   Jim Ayoub

Mahogany Rush: Jive Baby (Frank Marino)
Mahogany Rush IV: Columbia Records WPC 34190
Montreal QC
Frank Marino: guitar, vocal
Jim Ayoub: drums
Paul Harwood, bass
Produced by Frank Marino 1976
Recorded by Billy Szawlowski and Ian Terry at Tempo Studios, Montreal

b. 1953 Montreal. Father was a sax player since 1943 fronting his own Nick Ayoub Jazz Quintet – played with Maynard Ferguson & Oscar Peterson.
Bought Jim a set of drums for his 12th birthday.
Played for Mahogany Rush (1970-1982)

3.   Billy Bryans

Parachute Club: Small Victories (Parachute Club)
Small Victories: RCA / Current Waves – KKL1-0537
Toronto ON
Keir Brownstone: bass
Billy Bryans: drums, percussion
Lauri Conger: keys
Margo Davidson: sax, percussion, bg vocal
Dave Gray: guitar
Julie Masi: bg vocals, percussion
Lorraine Segato: lead vocals
Produced by Parachute Club & Mike Jones - 1986
Recorded Mike Jones & Frank Filipetti, Toronto & NYC
Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Masterdisk, NYC

William Taylor "Billy" Bryans (September 15, 1947 Montreal – April 23, 2012 Toronto)
1st pro band, M.G. and The Escorts in Point-Claire QC who opened for Beachboys in Montreal 1967
Was a high school chum of Jack Layton,

associated with the Downchild Blues Band, including as producer of the band's first notable hit single, "Flip, Flop and Fly", and as the engineer on the band's seminal debut album, Bootleg (1971), His productions skills deeply impressed the then very young Daniel Lanois.

Formed Parachute Club with Lorraine Segato 1980
In 1997, Bryans was one of the producers and mixers associated with the film soundtrack to the Disney movie Jungle 2 Jungle, which featured much African music

4.   Toronto Scottish Regiment

Toronto Scottish Regiment: All The Blue Bonnets Are Over The Border (Trad)
Pipes & Drums: Arc Records – 657
Toronto ON
Produced – 1965

5.   Trevor Ferrier

Rare Air: New Swing Reel (Grier Coppins) 1989 * -
Primeval: Green Linnet Records – SIF 1104
Toronto ON
Grier Coppins: pipes, percussion, vocals
Trevor Ferrier: roto toms, highland snare, bells, percussion
Dick Murai: bass
Patrick O’Gorman: pipes
Produced by Andrew St. George – 1989
Recorded & Mixed by Andrew St. George at Le Mix, Toronto

Joined Na Cabarfeidh 1981 who changed their name to Rare Air for their third LP. Played with them until the mid-1990s when he and Dick Murai left.

6.   Brian Keenan

Chambers Brothers: All Strung Out Over You (R Clark)
The Time Has Come: Columbia CS 9522
Los Angeles CA
Lester Chambers - harmonica
Joe Chambers - guitar
Willie Chambers - guitar
George Chambers - bass
Brian Keenan - drums
Produced by Tim OBrien 1968
Recorded by Fred Catero & Roy Segal

Brian Edmund Peter Keenan (b. NYC January 28, 1943 – October 5, 1985)
Keenan was part of The Chambers Brothers from 1965 to 1971, and also played with the pre-"Doo Wah Diddy Diddy" Manfred Mann
At the urging of Bill Graham at the Filmore, he joined Chambers Brothers to give them a pshycadelic, hard rock sound while retaining their R&B roots.
Began his own recording studio in Connecticut where he suffered a fatal heart attach.

7.   Uriel Jones & Richard "Pistol" Allen

Dennis Coffee & The Detroit Guitar Band: Scorpio (Dennis Coffee)
Sussex label SUX-266
Detroit MI
Uriel Jones: drums
Richard "Pistol" Allen: drums
Bob Babbitt, bass
Eddie Brown: congas
Jack Ashford: tamourine
Earl Van Dyke: piano
Dennis Coffee, rhythm guitar
Ray Monette: lead guitar (Rare Earth)
Joe Podorsic: lead guitar
Produced Mike Theodore – 1971
Recorded by Jim Burzzese at GM Recording Studios in East Detroit
Mixed by Ray Hall in RCA Recording Studios in New York.

Uriel Jones (b. Detroit June 13, 1934 – d. Dearborn MI March 24, 2009)
session drummer for Motown's in-house studio band, the Funk Brothers, during the 1960s and early 1970s.
Played & recorded with every Motown act conceivable.
Last gig 2008 to celebrate paying homage to musicians from the city of Detroit.

Richard "Pistol" Allen: b. Memphis TN August 13, 1932 – d June 30, 2002 (aged 69) Detroit
the primary recording session drummer for Motown Records' in-house Funk Brothers band on most of Holland-Dozier and Holland's hit productions of the 1960s.
Hits for which Allen played the drums include "Heat Wave" by Martha & the Vandellas, "The Way You Do the Things You Do" byThe Temptations, "Baby Love" by the Supremes, "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" by Marvin Gaye, and "Reach Out I'll Be There" by the Four Tops.He was inducted into the Michigan Rock and Roll Legends online Hall of Fame in 2010 as a member of the Funk Brothers.

Single sold over a million.

8.   Charlie Watts

Rolling Stones: Flight 505 (Mick Jagger / Keith Richards)
Aftermath: London Records PS 476
London UK
Mick Jagger: vocals
Keith Richard: guitar, vocals
Brian Jones: guitar
Bill Wyman: bass
Charlie Watts: drums
Produced by Andrew Loog Oldham 1966
Recorded by Dave Hassinger at RCA Studios, Hollywood

Charlie Watts: b. London 2 June 1941)
As a kid got into buying 78s of great jazz players. Jelly Roill Morton was one of his faves.
His first drum was a banjo:  “I bought a banjo, and I didn't like the dots on the neck. So I took the neck off, and at the same time I heard a drummer called Chico Hamilton, who played with Gerry Mulligan, and I wanted to play like that, with brushes. I didn't have a snare drum, so I put the banjo head on a stand.”
parents gave him his first drum kit in 1955
In 1961 he met Alexis Korner, who invited him to join his band, Blues Incorporated.which he did part time while working for an advertising firm.
The new-formed Stones needed a drummer and would hound Charlie to join - in January 1963 Watts finally agreed to join The Rolling Stones

9.   Roger Earl

Savoy Brown: Made Up My Mind (Chris Youlden) 1969 –
A Step Further: Parrott PAS 71029
London UK
Chris Youlden vocals
Kim Simmonds guitar, cowbell
Lonesome Dave Peverett guitar
Roger Earl drums
Tony Stevens bass
Bob Hall piano
Wheeler Eddie Blair trumpets
Ray Davis, Bobby Haughey, Reg Morris: flugal horn
Don Morris sax
John Edwards trombone
Bob Efford sax
Don Honeywill sax
Jawbone Willie jawbone
Produced by Mike Vernon 1969
Recorded by David Grinsted

b. 16 May 1946 London
was a member of Savoy Brown from 1968 to 1970 and unsuccessfully auditioned for the Jimi Hendrix Experience.
Earl left to form Foghat with guitarist Rod Price
With the 2010 release of Last Train Home, Roger Earl became the only musician to appear on all Foghat albums

10. Bucky Berger

John Hammond Jr: Diddly Daddy (H Fuqua)
Nobody But You: Stony Plain Records - SPL 1105
New York City
John Hammond Jr: guitar, vocal
Paul James: slide guitar
Bucky Berger: drums
Gene Taylor: keys
Ken Whitely: mandolin
Terry Wilkins: bass
Produced by Ken Whitely – 1987

Bucky Berger: Maple Blues Awards winner of Drummer of the Year
Session drummer for dozens of Canadian acts including Fathead, Raffi, Diana Braithwaite, Ken Whiteley, Jackie Washington, Mose Scarlett… He's also played with David Wilcox, Jackson Hawke, Chilliwack, Rough Trade, Downchild Bluesband, Amos Garrett, Dr. John, Elvin Bishop

11. Isaac Garcia

Ry Cooder Chicken Skin Revue: Viva Sequin (Santiago Jimenez) / Do Re Mi (Woody Guthrie)
Show Time: Warner Brothers BS 3059
Los Angeles CA
Flaco Jimenez accordion
Ry Cooder guitars, vocals
Henry Ojeda bass
Isaac Garcia Drums
Jesse Ponce bajo sexto
Frank Villarreal alto sax
Produced by Ry Cooder - 1977
Recorded by Wally Heider at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco Dec 14, 15, 1976
Mixed and Mastered by Lee Herschberg at Warner Brothers Recording Studios, North Hollywood CA

Played with Ry Cooder, Flaco Jimenez, Peter Rowan

12. Steve Jordan Jr

Steve Jordan: Las Coronelas (Esteban Jordan)
"El Corrido de Jhonny 'El' Pachuco": Arhoolie Records 3023
Elsa TX
Esteban Jordan, vox, accordion
Steve Jordan Jr, percussion
Charlie Hattrick, bass
Bonnie Jordan, Silver Jordan
Produced by Chris Strachwitz – 1987

Esteban Jordan - February 23, 1939 August 13, 2010
The Jimi Hendrix of the accordion
Esteban was inducted to the South Texas Conjunto Music Hall Of Fame on May 27, 2001.
Also the National Hispanic Music Hall Of Fame in 2003.
Esteban battled cancer for four years and died of complications liver cancer on August 13, 2010. He was 71

13. Stitch Wynston

Shuffle Demons: Spadina Bus (D Parker / The Shuffle Demons)
Streetniks: Stubby Records - R-001
Toronto ON
Rich Underhill - alto, baratone sax
Mike Murley - tenor, baratone, alto sax
Dave Parker - tenor sax
Jim Vivian - bass
Stich Wynston - drums
Produced by The Shuffle Demons and Michael Wojewoda - 1986
Recorded by Michael Wojewoda, Paul Edwards & Roman Zak at Grant Avenue Studios, Hamilton
Mastered by George Graves at The Lacquer Channel, Toronto
http://www.shuffledemons.com/ or mailto:info@shuffledemons.com

A Serious jazz drummer, went pro in the 1980s. Co-Founded the Shuffle Demons 1984
Recipient of many awards and nominations incl Juno for Streetniks 1987, Toronto Music Awards & Casbys
Also plays in jazz trio Modern Surfaces

Hour Two

1.   Ron Wilson

The Surfaris: Wipe Out (Surfaris)
45 Single: Dot Records DGT 023X
Glendora, CA
Ron Wilson (drums, vocals)
Jim Fuller (lead guitar)
Bob Berryhill (rhythm guitar)
Pat Connolly (bass)
Produced - 1963

Ronald Lee Wilson b. Los Angeles June 26, 1944 May 12, 1989 (aged 44) Placer County, Ca
Originally in a fife & drum Scottish band where he learned to play snare
The song was written in minutes in the studio as the B side to Surfer Joe but became a huge hit (#2 Billboard)
Based on a drum exercise called a paradiddle

2.   Ginger Baker

Cream: Toad (Ginger Baker)
Fresh Cream: Polydor CP 594 001
London UK
Ginger Baker, drums
Jack Bruce, bass
Eric Clapton, guitar
Produced by Robert Stigwood – 1966

Peter Edward "Ginger" Baker b. 19 August 1939 (age 76) London
began playing drums at age 15
joined Blues Incorporated, where he met bassist Jack Bruce & played with him again in The Graham Bond Organisation. Never got along with Jack Bruce but asked him to join Cream with Eric Clapton in 1966
Also played in Blind Faith, Ginger Baker’s Air Force
Baker lived in Nigeria from 1970 until 1976 playing with Fela Kuti before moving to Colorado where he spent most of the 90s. Now living in South Africa

3.   Nick Mason

Pink Floyd: Grand Vizier’s Garden Party (Nick Mason)
Ummagumma: Capitol Records Canada – STBB 388
London UK
Nick Mason: drums, percussion
Lindy Mason:  flute
Produced by Norman Smith – 1969
Recorded by Peter Mew at Abby Road Studios, London

Nicholas Berkeley "Nick" Mason (born 27 January 1944) Birmingham UK
The name Vizier refers to the Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire, who was the first minister of the Sultan.
Lindy Mason was Nick’s wife at the time of the recording

4.   Carl Palmer

Emmerson, Lake & Palmer: Barbarian (Emmerson / Lake / Palmer)
Emmerson Lake & Palmer: Cotillion SD 9040
London UK
Greg Lake: bass, guitar, vocals
Keith Emmerson:  piano, clavinet, Pipe organ, Hammond organ, Moog synthesizer
Carl Palmer: drums, percussion
Produced by Greg Lake - 1970
Recorded by Eddie Offord Advision Studios, London

Carl Frederick Kendall Palmer (born 20 March 1950, Handsworth, Birmingham, England)
Replaced Drachen Theaker who played drums on the Crazy World of Arthur Brown w Vincent Crane. Left Brown with Crane & formed Atomic Rooster 1969
Joined ELP summer of 1970
Formed Asia in 1980

5.   Mitch Mitchell

Jimi Hendrix: Manic Depression (Jimi Hendrix)
Are You Experienced: Reprise Records 6261
Seattle WA / London UK
Jimi Hendrix: guitar, vocals
Mitch Mitchell: drums
Noel Redding: bass
Produced by Chas Chandler - 1967
Recorded October 23, 1966 April 4, 1967, at De Lane Lea, CBS, and Olympic Studios in London

b. Greenwich UK 9 July 1947 – d. 12 November 2008 (aged 61) Portland, Oregon
Early 60s worked mostly as a session drummer.  From December 1965 until October 1966, Mitchell was the drummer of Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames, appearing on their 1966 album, Sweet Things.
auditioned for Hendrix's band in October 1966, edging out drummer Aynsley Dunbar on the flip of a coin.
was influenced by Elvin Jones, Max Roach, and Joe Morello.
Buried in Hendrix’s home town of Seattle WA

6.   John Bonham

Led Zeppelin: How Many More Times (Jimmy Page / John Bonham / John Paul Jones)
Led Zeppelin: Atlantic Records SD 8216
London UK
Robert Plant: vocal
John Bonham: drums
Jimmy Page: guitar
John Paul Jones: bass
Produced by Jimmy Page - 1969
Recorded by Glyn Johns, Olympic Studios, London Sept-Oct 1968

John Henry Bonham b. 31 May 1948 Redditch UK – d. 25 September 1980(aged 32) Clewer, Berkshire,
began learning to play at five, making a kit of containers and coffee tins, imitating his idols Max Roach, Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich. His mother gave him a snare drum at the age of ten. He received his first drum kit from his father at 15,

7.   Levon Helm

The Band: The Shape I’m In (R Robertson)
Stage Fright: Capitol - SW 425
Turkey Scratch ARK  / Ontario
Levon Helm: drums, vocal
Jamie Robbie Robertson: guitar
Richard Manuel: vocal, hammond Organ
Rick Danko: bass
Garth Hudson: keys, brass, woodwinds
Produced by Todd Rundgren - 1970
Recorded by Todd Rundgren
Compilation compiled and produced by Cheryl Pawelski
Remastered 2000 by Ron McMaster and Andrew Sandoval at Capitol Mastering

Mark Lavon Helm b. May 26, 1940 Elaine, AK – d. April 19, 2012 (aged 71) New York City
Only Band member who’s not Canadian
He saw Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys at the age of six and decided then to become a musician
1958, Helm joined the Hawks as a full-time member, and they moved to Toronto, Canada
Acting: Played Ridley in The Right Stuff & Loretta Lynn’s father in Coal Miner’s Daughter

8.   Neil Peart

Rush: Show Don’t Tell (Rush) 1989
Presto: Anthem Records – 1059
Toronto ON
Neil Peart: drums
Geddy Lee: bass, vocal, synths
Alex Lifeson: guitar
Produced by Rush & Rupert Hine – 1989
Recorded by Stephen W Tayler at Le Studio in Morin Heights, Quebec and McClear Place in Toronto,

Neil Ellwood Peart  - b. September 12, 1952(age 63) Hamilton, ON
Raised in St. Catherines ON
Joined Rush (replacing John Rutsy) summer of 1974
Early inspirations were Keith Moon & John Bonham
In 1992, Peart was invited by Buddy Rich's daughter, Cathy Rich, to play at the Buddy Rich Memorial Scholarship Concert in NYC.
Peart became a friend and pupil of jazz instructor Freddie Gruber (May 27, 1927 – October 11, 2011) where he changed his style incorporating more of a natural swing
induction into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 1983, making him the youngest person ever so honored.

9.   Buddy Rich

Buddy Rich Orchestra: Just Blues (Edison / Kessell)
Super Rich - Compilation 1969: Verve - V6-8778
(Originally recorded on The Swinging Buddy Rich - 1954)
New York, USA
Buddy Rich – drums
Harry "Sweets" Edison – trumpet
John Simmons – bass
Jimmy Rowles – piano
Benny Carter – alto saxophone
Georgie Auld – tenor saxophone
Bob Lawson – baritone saxophone
Milt Bernhardt – trombone
Johnny Mandel - arranger
Produced by Norman Granz - 1954
Recorded by Dick Olmstead

Bernard "Buddy" Rich (b. Brooklyn NY September 30, 1917 – d. Los Angeles CA April 2, 1987)
his father, who saw that Buddy could keep a steady beat with spoons at the age of one. He began playing drums in vaudeville when he was 18 months old, billed as "Traps the Drum Wonder". At the peak of Rich's childhood career, he was reportedly the second-highest paid child entertainer in the world (after Jackie Coogan)
Professional career played with greats such as Artie Shaw, Frank Sinatra, Tommy Dorsey,
Since Rich's death, a number of memorial concerts have been held. In 1994, the Rich tribute album Burning for Buddy: A Tribute to the Music of Buddy Richwas released. Produced by Rush drummer/lyricist Neil Peart

10. Wes Morris

The Majestics: Security (Otis Redding)
The Soul King Otis Redding: Arc Records AS 770
Toronto ON
Fred Keeler (guitar)
Eric Robertson (piano),
Chris Vickery (bass),
Wes Morris (drums),
John Crone (baritone sax),
Orlie Gurerri (trombone),
Russ Strathdee (tenor & alto sax),
Brian Lucrow (trumpet)
Produced by Tony DiMaria - 1969
Recorded at Bay Studio, Toronto by Gary Starr

Originally drummer for John & Lee & The Checkmates in Toronto before joinging The Majestics. 1964


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