33.45.78 All Vinyl Radio Show
with Steve Fruitman
August 20, 2018

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The Lure of Vinyl
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Hour One

1.   Hugh Marsh: Purple Haze (Jimi Hendrix) 1987 *
2.   Heaven’s Radio: Uptown Babies (Max Romeo) 1979 *
3.   Bob Marley & The Wailers: War No More Trouble (Bob Marley) 1978
4.   The Sattalites: Perfect Day (Fergus Hambleton) 1988 *
5.   Shuffle Demons: Twelve Beer My Dear (David Parker) 1988 *
6.   Men Without Hats: Living In China (Ivan Doroschuk) 1982 *
7.   Wilfred N & The Grown Men: The Man In the Moon (Wilfred Kazub)
8.   Pure Food And Drug Act: Eleanor Rigby (Lennon / McCartney) 1972
9.   Norm Hacking: The Dutchman (Michael Smith) 1977 *

Hour Two

1.   Blues Project: Steve’s Song (Steve Katz) 1966
2.   Tornado Warning: Better Days To Come (Kevin Barrett) 1981 *
3.   Scott Merritt: Myopia (Scott Merritt) 1986 *
4.   Klaatu: Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (Klaatu) 1976 *
5.   King Crimson: Peace: A Theme / Pictures Of A City (Robert Fripp / Pete Sinfield) 1970
6.   Horn: Things In Themselves (Bruce Burron / David de Launay) 1972 *
7.   Frank Zappa: I Come From Nowhere (Francis Vincent Zappa) 1982
8.   Living Colour: Middleman (V Reid / C Glover) 1988
9.   The Beatles: It Won’t Be Long (Lennon / McCartney) 1963

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And Now for The Particulars:

Hour One

1.   Hugh Marsh: Purple Haze (Jimi Hendrix)
Shaking The Pumpkin: Duke St Records DSR 31043
Toronto ON
Robert Palmer, vocal
Hugh Marsh, violin
Jon Goldsmith, keys
Rob Piltch, guitar
Kevan McKenzie, drums
BJ Nelson, bg vox
Rob Yale, fairlight
Produced by Jonathan Goldsmith & Kerry Crawford 1987
Recorded by John Naslen at Manta Sound, Toronto

Hugh Marsh (born June 5, 1955 in Montreal, Quebec)

Has been in Bruce Cockburn’s band, backed Loreena McKennitt & dozens of others
Marsh's collaboration with Robert Palmer on "Purple Haze" became a radio hit in Canada and the United States. He was last spotted playing in Prince Edward County with the Rheostatics. He released two LPs of material like this in the 80s.

2.   Heavens Radio: Uptown Babies (Max Romeo)
Uptown Babies: Posterity Records PTR13011
Ottawa ON
Bobby blackler, guitar
Miche Pouliot, drums
Terry Gillespie, guitar
Vince Halfhide, bass
Produced by Ted Gerow 1979
Recorded by John Cybanski at Marc Productions, Ottawa
Mixed by John Cybanski, Ted Gerow and Heavens Radio

3.   Bob Marley & The Wailers: War No More Trouble (Bob Marley)
Babylon By Bus: Island Records ISLD-11
Bob Marley: guitar, vocals
Carlton Barrett: drums
Aston Barrett: bass
Tyrone Downie: keys
Junior Marvin: lead guitar
Alvin Patterson: percussion
Al Anderson: lead guitar
Wire Lindo: keys
I Threes: Rita Marley, Judy Mowatt & Marcia Griffiths: bg vocals
Produced by Chris Blackwell & Jack Nuber - 1978
Recorded live in Paris, Copenhagen, London & Amsterdam by Island Mobile Studio
Mixed by Jack Nuber

Back cover claimes there were 14000 in attendance at their 1978 MLG concert

4.   The Sattalites: Perfect Day (F Hambleton)
45 single: Axe Records 103
Toronto ON
Fergus Hambleton: lead vocals, guitar, sax
Jo Jo Bennett: flugelhorn, percussion
David Fowler: Keys
Bruce McGillivray: bass
Junior McPherson: drums
Rick Morrison: sax
Bruce Robinson: piano
Produced by Fergus Hambleton & Jo Jo Bennett  1988

The only Canadian band ever invited to play at Jamaica's "Sunsplash", playing before 25,000 people. They’re two-time Juno winners and known as Canada’s longest standing reggae group.
Fergus Hambleton is also busy with a variety of band projects, but continues to play live on a regular basis with The Sattalites. Currently living in Toronto, Fergus has a busy teaching and performing schedule. Hambleton also plays the guitar, alto sax and the keyboard for The Sattalites and has played in a number of other bands including A Passing Fancy.

5. The Shuffle Demons: Twelve Beer My Dear (David Parker)
Bop Rap: Stony Plain - SPCD 1124
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 Bob Doige, Barry Elms & The Demons, 1988
Recorded by Bob Doige with John Oliviera & Mark Howard at Grant Avenue Studios, Hamilton
Mastered by George Graves at Lacquer Channel, Toronto
Suits by Kurt Swinghammer

On cover states that Home Taping Sucks. Please Be Cool

6.   Men Without Hats: Living In China (Ivan Doroschuk)  1982*
Rhythm of Youth: Statik Records STAT 10
Montreal QC
Ivan Doroschuk, vocal, electronics, guitar, percussion, keys
Stefan Doroschuk, guitar, violin
Allan McCarthy, electronics, piano, percussion
Produced by Marc Durrand  1982
Recorded by Dixon Van Winkle at Listen Audio, Montreal, January-March 1982

They achieved their greatest popularity in the 1980s with "The Safety Dance", a worldwide Top Ten hit. The Doroschuk brothers, who were born in Champaign, Illinois, had moved to Montreal with their parents as young children.

Formed MWOH in 1977. Chose their name from refusing to wear hats during Montreal's cold winters, calling themselves "the men without hats." They disbanded in 1991 but reformed in 2010

7.   Wilfred N & The Grown Men: The Man In the Moon (Wilfred Kazub)
Thunder On The Tundra: Zonik Records ZNK 08701
Edmonton AB
Wilfred Zakub: vocal, keys, guitar
Jamie Simmonds: drums
Jim Serediak: bass
Produced by Kozub / Philp 1987

8.   Pure Food And Drug Act: Eleanor Rigby (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
Choice Cuts: Epic Records KE 31401
Harvey Mandel: guitar, vocals
Don Sugarcane Harris: violin, vocals
Paul Lagos: drums
Victor Conte: bass
Produced by Skip Taylor 1972
Recorded by Scott Schreck live at the Fresh Air Tavern, Seattle WA

Don Francis Bowman "Sugarcane" Harris (June 18, 1938 – November 30, 1999)

Pure Food and Drug was a band that was formed in the early 1970s by Don "Sugarcane" Harris. Guitarist, Harvey Mandell, began recording in 1966 with Charley Musselwhite's Southside Band. In 1970 he joined Canned Heat before taking off with The Heat’s bass player, Larry Taylor, joining John Mayall’s band. Choice Cuts was the band's only album, recorded live in Seattle in 1972, but it was mostly unsuccessful.

9.   Norm Hacking: The Dutchman (Michael Smith)
Norm Hacking Live: Trouser Snake Records TSR-1
Scarborough ON
Norm Hacking: guitar, vocals
Produced by Stu Henderson, Barry Blements & Norm Hacking 1977
Recorded by Doug McClement for Comfort Sound Studios at UofTs Scarborough College, April 1, 1977
Mixed at Comfort Sound Studios, Toronto

August 1, 1950 - November 25, 2007

Hour Two

1.   Blues Project: Steve’s Song (Steve Katz)
Projections: Verve Folkwaves FT 3008 mono
New York City
Danny Kalb - guitar, vocals
Al Kooper - keyboards, vocals
Steve Katz - guitar, harmonica, vocals
Andy Kulberg - bass, flute
Roy Blumenfeld - drums
Produced by Tom Wilson with Jerry Schoenbaum -  1966
Recorded by Val Valentin engineer

Band was started by Danny Kalb. Initially active between 1965 67
Included Steve Katz of the Even Dozen Jug Band. Session man Al Kooper (born Alan Peter Kuperschmidt; February 5, 1944) joined

The Even Dozen Jug Band was founded in 1963 by Stefan Grossman and Peter Siegel in New York City, New York. Other members were David Grisman, Maria Muldaur (then Maria D'Amato), Joshua Rifkin and John Sebastian (of the Lovin' Spoonful). They were considered to be New York's answer to the Grateful Dead. In 1968 Katz & Kooper formed Blood, Sweat & Tears prior to David Clayton-Thomas joining.

Producer, Thomas Blanchard "Tom" Wilson Jr. (March 25, 1931 – September 6, 1978) was an American record producer best known for his work in the 1960s with Bob Dylan, the Mothers of Invention, Simon and Garfunkel, the Velvet Underground, Cecil Taylor, Sun Ra, Eddie Harris, Nico, Eric Burdon & the Animals, the Blues Project, the Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem, and others.

2.   Tornado Warning: Better Days To Come (Kevin Barrett)
Saskatchewan Seeds: CHAB 800
Moose Jaw, SK
Ron Grace: guitar, pedal steel, vocal
Jeff Surtees: guitar, vocal
Kevin Barrett: keys, vocals
Jim Walker: drums
Ron Clemens: guitar, vocal
Mike Kraus: bass, vocal
Produced by Tim Thorney  1981
Recorded by Gerry Galla at Studio West  Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

CHAB has been broadcasting from Moose Jaw since 1922!

3.   Scott Merritt: Myopia (Scott Merritt)
Gravity Is Mutual: Duke Street Records DSR 31026
Brantford ON
Scott Merritt, dulcimer, vocal
Doug Wilde, keys
Bob DiSalle, drums
Jimmy Bralower, percurssion
David Woodhead, Bass
Produced by Roma Baran 1986
Recorded by John Naslen at Manta Sound, Toronto
Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Masterdisk, NYC

Was nominated for a Juno for Most Promising Male Vocalist in 1986 but his pop and folk career never really took off. Knowing award winning producer, Daniel Lanois, Merritt started picking up tips on sonic sounds and tone. He went on to produce numours albums that were artistic successes whether or not they sold well. Some artists were : Stephen Fearing, Grievous Angels, Ian Tamblyn, Lynn Miles, Suzie Vinnick and Fred Eaglesmith.

4.   Klaatu: Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft (Klaatu)
3:47 E.S.T.: Daffodil Records 9216-10054
Toronto ON
John Woloschuk: Vocals, Bass & Acoustic Guitars, Keyboards
Dee Long: Guitars, Keyboards, Vocals
Terry Draper: Drums, Percussion, Vocals
Produced by Terry Brown & Klaatu - 1976
Recorded & engineered by Steve Vaughan & Terry Brown
Released: August 11, 1976

5.   King Crimson: Peace / Pictures of a City (Robert Fripp / Pete Sinfield) 1970
In The Wake of Poseidon: Atlantic Records SD 8266
Winbourn - Bournemouth , Dorset UK
Robert Fripp: mellotron, guitar, devices
Greg Lake: vocals
Michael Giles: drums
Peter Giles: bass
Keith Tippet: piano
Mel Collins: saxes, flute
Pete Sinfield: words
Produced by Robert Fripp & Pete Sinfield 1970
Recorded by Jeff & Tony at Studio Wessex Sound, London

This was the first track on the second Crimson album. It sounded like the way 20th Century Schizoid Man began the first with Peace, a Theme, leading into a hard landscape of Crimson technology which takes pictures of a city. Sung by Greg Lake who had already decided to jump ship, joining ELP, the bass playing featured Peter Giles who was the original Crimson bass player when they were knowns as Giles, Giles and Fripp.

6.   Horn: Things In Themselves (Bruce Burron / David de Launay)
On The Peoples Side: Special Records (GRT) 9230-1028
Toronto ON
Les Clackett, vocals
Bruce Burron, guitar
Gary Hynes, guitar
Alan Duffy, bass
David deLaunay, keys
Wayne Jackson, trumpet
Billy Bryans, drums
Produced by Alan Duffy, Billy Bryans and Horn 1972
Recorded and mixed by Brock Fricker at Thunder Sound Studios, Toronto

A lot of what Horn did was based on Zappa-esque designs. They were only together for about a year and produced just this one album, but it’s really good.

7.   Frank Zappa: I Come From Nowhere (Frank Zappa)
Ship Arriving Too Laate To Save A Drowning Witch: Epic Records FW 38066
Los Angeles CA
Frank Zappa: lead guitar, vocals
Steve Vai: impossible guitar parts
Ray White: rhythm guitar
Tommy Mars: keys
Bobby Martin: keys, sax, vocals
Ed Mann: percussion
Arthur Barrow: bass on first part
Patrick OHearn: bass on guitar solo
Chad Wackerman: drums
Roy Estrada: vocals
Ike Willis: vocals
Bob Harris: vocals
Produced by Frank Zappa, 1982
Recorded by Mark Pinske & Bob Stone at Utility Muffin Research Kitchen in Zappas home
Mastered by Jo Hansch at Dinkum Recording Services

8.   Living Colour: Middle Man (V Reid / C Glover)
Vivid: Epic Records BFE-44099
Vernon Reid: guitar
Corey Glover: vocal
Muzz Skillings: bass
Will Calhoun: drums
Produced by Ed Stasium 1988

9.   The Beatles: It Wont Be Long (Lennon / McCartney)
Beatlemania: Capitol Records of Canada 6000 Series T 6051
Liverpool UK
John Lennon: guitar
George Harrison: lead guitar
Paul McCartney: bass
Ringo Starr: drums
Produced by George Martin
Recorded at Abby Road Studio 2, London UK by Norman Smith
First Published in Canada November 1963

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