33.45.78 All Vinyl Radio Show
with Steve Fruitman
#240
September 10, 2018

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Hour One

1.   Electric Prunes: Get Me To The World On Time (Annette Tucker / Jill Jones) 1967
2.   The Five Sounds: Loadin’ Coal (D Billard) 1965 *
3.   Five Man Electrical Band: Im A Stranger Here (Les Emmerson) 1973 *
4.   Prodigy: Scared Of The Future (Kevin Chorlerton) 1981 *
5.   Pied Pumkin: Middle Of Nowhere (Richard Scott) 1980 *
6.   Jascha Heifetz: Zigunerweisen Pt 1 1954
7.   Ten Years After: Three Blind Mice (Trad arr. Rick Lee) 1969
8.   Revolvers: Fire (Stystolic Sun) (Revolvers) 2010 *
9.   Fleetwood Mac: Honey Hush (Lou Willie Turner) 1970
10. Deep Purple: Stormbringer (Ritchie Blackmore / David Coverdale) 1974
11. Living Colour: Funny Vibe (Vernon Reid)  1988
12. Messenjah: Rock On Jah (Eric Walch) 1982 *
13. The Temptations: Ain’t Too Proud To Beg (E Holland / Norman Whitfield) 1966
14. Peter Tosh: Rumours of War (Peter Tosh) 1979
15. Freddie Pelletier: Happy Go Lucky (F Pelletier) 1973 *

Hour Two

1,   Bobby Kris & The Imperials: In My Darkness (unknown) 1966 *
2.   Clay and The Fun Seekers: Jailhouse Rock (Jerry Leiber -  Mike Stoller) 1970 *
3.   Bob Dylan: If Dogs Run Free (Bob Dylan) 1970
4.   The Isley Brothers: Twist & Shout (Russell / Medley) 1962
5.   The Beatles: Boys (Luther Dixon / Wes Farrell) 1963
6.   The Beatles: If I Needed Someone (George Harrison) 1965
7.   Paul McCartney: Smile Away (Paul McCartney) 1971
8.   John Lennon: It’s So Hard (John Lennon) 1971
9.   Traffic: Paper Sun (Winwood / Capaldi / Mason / Wood) 1967
10. It’s A Beautiful Day: Bombay Calling (Vince Wallace / David Laflamme) 1969
11. Arthur Lee: Dawn of Time (Arthur Gee) 1971 *
12. Portage And Main: Never Had The Time (Harold Donnelly / John Sponarski) 2013 *
13. 54.40: A Big Idea (Neil Osborne / 54.40) 1987 *
14. Triumvirat: Maze (Jurgen Fritz) 1973
15. The Flummies: Gerald’s Jig (Trad) / Crackys Reel (Richard Dyson) 1988 *

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And Now for The Particulars:

Hour One

1.   Electric Prunes: Get Me To The World On Time (Annette Tucker / Jill Jones)
45 single bw Are You Lovin’ Me More: Reprise Records  0564
Los Angeles CA
James Lowe - vocals, rhythm guitar, autoharp, tambourine
Mark Tulin - bass guitar, piano, organ
Ken Williams - lead guitar
James Spagnola - vocals, rhythm guitar
Preston Ritter - drums, percussion
Produced by Dave Hassinger  1967
Recorded at American Recording Company, Power House  1966

The opening to the track is actually Producer Dave Hassinger groaning through a mike, into the tremolo of a Fender amp. They went on to record 2 albums of psychedelic rock and basically broke up in 1968. However, Hassinger put out two more albums under the Prunes name: Mass in E Minor and Release of an Oath (Kol Nidre) using studio musicians.

2. The Five Sounds: Loadin’ Coal (D Billard)
45 single bw Baby Please Don't Cry: Epic Records 9856
Halifax NS
Keith Jollimore (Reeds)
Bruce Cassidy (Trumpet)
Ritchie Oakley (Bass)
Jim White (Guitar), Jack S. Lilly (Drums)
Doug Billard (Vocals)
Joe Sealy (Keyboards)
Produced by Bob Morgan and Manny Kellem, 1965

The Five Sounds released two singles in 1965 and 1966 on Epic which charted on Halifax radio station CHNS. In 1968 the "Five Sounds" were the house band on CBC television's "Where It's At" (the local segment of the national series) which was hosted by Frank Cameron and produced in Halifax. Changed their name to Central Nervous System in 1968. Various players went onto to perform with Lighthouse and Peppertree.

3.   Five Man Electrical Band: Im A Stranger Here (Les Emmerson)
45 single: Lion Records 149
Ottawa ON
Lee Emmerson: guitar, vocals
Ted Gerow (keyboards)
Brian Rading (bass)
Vern Craig (vocals, guitar)
Rick 'Bell' Belanger (drums)
Mike 'Bell' Belanger (2nd drums)
Produced by Dallas Smith 1973
Recorded by Rick Heenan

originally known as The Staccatos from 196368

4.   Prodigy: Scared of the Future (Kevin Chorlerton)
Saskatchewan Seeds: CHAB 800
Moose Jaw, SK
Randy Reibling: bass, guitar, syknth, vocal
Kevin Chorlerton: electric guitar, 12 string, vocals
Blair Polishuk: drums, vocals
Produced by Prodigy  1981
Recorded by Gerry Galla at Studio West

5.   Pied Pumkin: Middle Of Nowhere (Richard Scott)
Pied Pear: Squash Records SQ1-965-A
Vancouver BC
Richard Scott: vocals, dulcimer
Joseph Mock: guitars, piano, vocals
Shari Ulrich: vocals, violin
Claire Lawrence: sax
Robbie King: organ
Rene Worst: bass
Geoff Eyre: drums
Produced by The Pied Pear 1980
Recorded by Mark McNair and Paul MacDonald at Pinewood Recording Studios, Vancouver

Roots duo PIED PEAR, Rick Scott and Joe Mock, rode into Vancouver town for a once in a lifetime tour. Scott and Mock helped pioneer the indie roots movement from 1974 -76 with Shari Ulrich in the trio Pied Pumkin. When Shari joined the Valdy’s Hometown Band, the Pumkin became PIED PEAR. From 1976-1982 Rick and Joe toured far and wide playing concerts, dances and festivals. They represented Canada at the Knoxville Worlds fair. They released three albums.

6.   Jascha Heifetz: Zigunerweisen Pt 1 (Pablo Martin Melitón Sarasate y Navascuez)
45 rpm Concert Cameo double EP: RCA Victor Records ERB 7055
Los Angeles CA
Jascha Heifetz: violin
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
William Steinberg: conductor
Produced by RCA Victor staff, 1954

Jascha Heifetz b. Vilna, Lithuania Feb 2, 1901 / d. Los Angeles CA 10 Dec 1987 (age 87)

When Heifetz was just 12 he performed Mendelssohn’s violin concerto and violinist Fritz Kreisler said: “We may as well break our fiddles across our knees.”

Heifetz left his native Russia in 1917 and settled in the USA. He made his first recordings in 1910, at the age of 9. Made his first recordings for RCA 7 years later. He went on to record with some of the greatest orchestras in the US.

7.   Ten Years After: Three Blind Mice (Trad arr. Rick Lee)
Stonedhenge: Derem (London) DES 18021
London UK
Ric Lee, drums, percussion
Produced by Mike Vernon, 1969
Recorded by Martin Smith at Decca Studios, West Hampstread UK, September 1968

Richard Lee b. Mansfield Nottinghamshire UK Oct 20, 1945

I always thought that this album was called Stonehendge and after 50 years of thinking this, I just learned it’s true name! It was the third great album released by the band before moving into a more mainstream rock phase. On it, each member of the band wrote a little solo track. This is drummer Ric Lee’s. He played with Ten Years After from 1965 to 1976.

8.   Revolvers: Fire (Stystolic Sun) (Revolvers)
Apolcalypse Surfin’: Optical Sounds 8 84502 35386
Toronto
Sebastian Diaz-Molaro
Lavien Lee
John McKinnon
Produced by Revolvers, 2010

Also known as the Sun Stone Revolvers

9.   Fleetwood Mac: Honey Hush (Lou Willie Turner)
Live At The BBC: Fleetwood Records / Castle Communications LC 6448
London UK
Jeremy Spencer: Vocals, Piano
Danny Kirwan: Guitar, Vocals
John McVie: Bass
Mick Fleetwood: Drums
Produced John Walters, 1970
Recorded by Bob Conduct at BBC Studios, London
First broadcast August 22, 1970

This was also released on Kiln House, released just after Peter Green left the group.

10. Deep Purple: Stormbringer (Ritchie Blackmore / David Coverdale) 1974
Stormbringer: Warner Bros Records PR 2832
London UK
David Coiverdale: lead vocals
Ritchie Blackmore: lead guitar
Jon Lord: keys, bg vocals
Glenn Hughes: bass
Ian Paice: drums
Produced by Martin Birch and Deep Purple, 1974
Recorded at Musicland Studios, Munich GM and The Record Plant, LA
Engineered by Martin Birch, assisted by Reinhold Mack and Hans Menzel
Mastered at Kendun Recorders, Burbank CA

Stormbringer is a magic sword featured in a number of fantasy stories by the author Michael Moorcock. It’s also the name of Deep Purple’s nineth album.

11. Living Colour: Funny Vibe (Vernon Reid)  1988
Vivid: Epic Records BFE-44099
NYC
Vernon Reid: guitar
Corey Glover: vocal
Muzz Skillings: bass
Will Calhoun: drums
Produced by Ed Stasium 1988

12. Messenjah: Rock On Jah (Eric Walch)
Rock You High: Phonyx Records WRC1-2430
Kitchener ON
Errol Blackwood: vocal, bass
Rupert Harvey: vocal, guitar, vax
Eric Walsh: guitar
Raymond Ruddock: drums
Hal Duggan: keys
Tony King: percussion
Produced by Rupert Harvey - 1982
Recorded by Richard Bowen at Circle Sound Studio, San Diego CA

Kitchener ON based band. This is their first LP.
Toured internationally for 16 yrs. Won Juno for Best Reggae LP in 1989
Appeared at Skydome, Toronto, 1998 with Nelson Mandela.

Rupert "Ojiji" Harvey (born Clarendon Parish, Jamaica, 9 February 1955) moved to Canada with his family when he was eleven.

13. The Temptations: Ain’t Too Proud To Beg (E Holland / Norman Whitfield)
Getting Ready: Gordy Records 918
Detroit MI
Otis Williams: vocals
David Ruffin: vocals
Melvin Franklin: vocals
Eddie Kendricks: vocals
Paul Williams: vocals
The Funk Brothers band
Produced by Norman Whitfield, 1966

This was Whitfield’s first jab at producing The Temptations. Until then they were under the tutilage of Smokey Robinson. Since their last hit single, ‘Get Ready’, didn’t chart very well, Whitfield was given his chance to produce them and he did his job well. The song was a mega-hit that went all the way up the Billboard charts to number 3!

14. Peter Tosh: Rumours of War (Peter Tosh)
Mystic Man: Rolling Stones Records QCOC 39111
Grange Hill, Jamaica
Peter Tosh: vocals, guitar, keys
Robbie shakespeare: bass, guitar
Sly Dunbar: drums
Mikey Chung: keys, guitar, percussion
Robby Lyn: organ, piano
Ed Walsh: synth
George Young: sax, flute
Lou Marini: sax, flute
Howard Johnson: baritone sax
Barry Rogers: trombone
Mike Lawrence: trumpet
Gwen Guthrie, Yvonne Lewis, Brenda White: bg vocals
Produced by Peter Tosh 1979
Recorded by Geoffrey Chung at Dynamic Sound, Kingston JM
Mixed by Geoffrey Chung at Sound Mixers, NYC
Mastered by Dennis King at Atlantic Studios, NYC

19 October 1944 Grange Hill, Jamaica - 11 September 1987(aged 42) Westmoreland, Jamaica

15. Freddie Pelletier: Happy Go Lucky (F Pelletier)
Canadian Country Guitar Picker: Buckshot Records BT 9004
Birch Hills, SK
Freddie Pelletier: lead guitar
Rick Stevenson: rhythm guitar
Bo Davis: drums
Glen Yorga: bass
Produced by Freddie Pelletier 1972
Recorded by Ernest Klump at E.K. Studios, Calgary

Started his professional career in 1969
has produced 20 CDs, 3 DVDs and one book plays with wife Sheila & son Clint
Pick the Guitar Like a Pelletier! Book

Hour Two

1.   Bobby Kris & The Imperials: In My Darkness
45 single: Columbia Records C4-2687
Toronto
Bobby Kris (vocals)
John Crone (saxophone)
Rick Dutt (bass)
Martin Fisher (keyboards)
Gordon MacBain (drums)
Gene Martynec (guitar)
Pat Riccio Jr. (percussion)
Produced 1966

Formed 1965 - unformed 1968

2.   Clay and The Fun Seekers: Jailhouse Rock (Jerry Leiber -  Mike Stoller)
45 single bw People of Action: Nicole Records - 6904
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Clay Naslund: vocals
Produced – 1970

Clay died 1978 age 30. This was his only recording.

3.   Bob Dylan: If Dogs Run Free (Bob Dylan)
New Morning: Columbia records KC 30290
Duluth MN
Bob Dylan: guitar, keys
David Bromberg – electric guitar, dobro
Harvey Brooks – bass guitar
Ron Cornelius – electric guitar
Charlie Daniels – bass guitar
Buzzy Feiten – electric guitar
Russ Kunkel – drums
Billy Mundi – drums
Hilda Harris – backing vocals
Albertin Robinson – backing vocals
Al Kooper – organ, piano, electric guitar, French horn
Produced by Bob Johnston 1970
Recorded at Studio B and Studio E, Columbia Studio Building, NYC

4.   The Isley Brothers: Twist & Shout (Bert Berns / Phil Medley)
45 single bw Spanish Twist: Wand Records 124
Cincinnati OH
Ronald Isley – lead vocals
O'Kelly Isley Jr. – backing vocals
Rudolph Isley – backing vocals
King Curtis – saxophone
Eric Gale – guitar
Trade Martin – guitar
Cornell Dupree – guitar
Paul Griffin – piano
Chuck Rainey – bass
Gary Chester – drums
Production by Bert Russell, 1962
Recorded in New York City and released June 16, 1962

Later recorded by The Who, The Tremeloes and The Beatles

5.   The Beatles: Boys (Luther Dixon / Wes Farrell) 1963
Twist & Shout: Capitol Records Canada 6000 Series T-6054
Liverpool UK
Ringo Starr - vocals, drums
John Lennon - rhythm guitar, backing vocals
Paul McCartney - bass, backing vocals
George Harrison - lead guitar, backing vocals
Produced by George Martin
Recorded at Abby Road Studio 2, London UK by Norman Smith, Feb 11, 1963
First Published in Canada, February 1964

Pete Best used to sing this song in the Hamburg days when he was The Beatles’ drummer. Coincidently, Ringo Starr also sang the song with Rory Storm and the Hurricanes and kept on singing it with The Beatles. It was originally a song by The Shirelles.

6.   The Beatles: If I Needed Someone (George Harrison) 1965
Yesterday And Today: Capitol Records Canada T2553
Liverpool UK
George Harrison – double-tracked lead vocal, lead guitar
John Lennon – harmony vocal, rhythm guitar
Paul McCartney – harmony vocal, bass guitar
Ringo Starr – drums, tambourine
George Martin – harmonium
Produced by George Martin 1965
Recorded 16 and 18 October 1965 EMI Studios, London

Harrison wrote "If I Needed Someone" as a love song to Pattie Boyd, the English model whom he married in January 1966. Following its inclusion in the set list for the Beatles' 1965 UK tour, the song became the only Harrison composition performed live by the group during their years of international fame.

7.   Paul McCartney: Smile Away (Paul McCartney)
Ram: Apple Records  SMAS 3375
Liverpool UK
Paul McCartney: vocals, bass
Linda McCartney: keys, vocals
Denny Seiwell: drums
Dave Spinozza: guitar
Hugh McCracken: guitar
Produced by Paul & Linda McCartney - 1971
Mixed by Eirik The Norwegian

A song linked to the breakup of The Beatles, it was released on McCartney’s second solo album.

8.   John Lennon: It’s So Hard (John Lennon)
Imagine: Capitol Records of Canada C2 44641
Liverpool UK
John Lennon: vocals, electric guitar
Klaus Voormann: bass guitar
King Curtis: saxophone
Jim Gordon: drums
The Flux Fiddlers: strings
Produced by John & Yoko with Phil Spector 1971
Recorded at Ascot Sound Studios by Philip McDonald, Eddie Klein, Eddie Offor, Eddie Veal, Eddie Beer

Released: 9 September 1971 in US Oct 9 1971 in UK

King Curtis added a saxophone solo. It was one of Curtis' final performances: he was murdered on 13 August 1971, shortly before Imagine was released.

9.   Traffic: Paper Sun (Winwood / Capaldi / Mason / Wood)
45 Single: Island Records CB 1302
Birmingham UK
Steve Winwood, keys
Jim Capaldi, drums
Dave Mason, guitar, sitar
Chris Wood, bass, flute
Produced by Jimmy Miller, 1967

Their debut single which also featured Dave Mason on sitar. Steve Winwood and Jim Capaldi wrote this song in March 1967 when Winwood was in the Spencer Davis Group and Capaldi was a member of Deep Feeling. The bands were on tour together, and after a show in Newcastle, the two convened in a hotel room and put the song together.

10. It’s A Beautiful Day: Bombay Calling (Vince Wallace / David Laflamme)
It’s A Beautiful Day: Columbia Records  CS 9768
San Francisco CA
David Laflamme: violin
Hal Wagenet: guitar
Mitchell Hollman: bass
Linda Laflamme: keys
Pattie Santos: percussion
Produced by Matthew Katz & David Laflamme  1969
Recorded by Brian Ross-Myring

Active years: 1967-1974

David LaFlamme (born Gary Poise May 4, 1941, in New Britain, Connecticut
changed his name to his stage name David LaFlamme so to protect his Symphony Orchestra reputation. Symphony Orchestras at that time often did not think much of Rock music
The theme from the song "Bombay Calling" was later used, at a slower tempo, by Deep Purple as the intro to "Child in Time" on its Deep Purple in Rock album

11. Arthur Lee: Dawn of Time (Arthur Gee)
Arthur Gee: Tumbleweed Records - TWS 101
Guelph ON
Arthur Gee: guitar, harmonica, vocals
Richard Hathaway: bass
Steve Van Gelder: violin
Snazz Wall: pedal steel
Bob Allison: bg vocals
Produced by Marcus Damerst - 1971
Recorded by Marcus Damerst at Jackson Sound, Denver; Wally Heider Studio; The Record Plant, LA
Mixed by Marcus Damerst and Bill Szymczyk

Had a brief international career recording 2 lps.
Anne Murray covered his song Sunspots on her LP This Is My Way 1969
Migrated to Denver and signed with Tumbleweed Records
Played with Guelph band Celtic Blue late 80s as Riki Gee, fiddler
Currently plays with Jeff Bird, Tony Quarrington & Randall Coryell

12. Portage And Main: Never Had The Time (Harold Donnelly / John Sponarski)
Never Had The Time: Knuckleduster Music 20969 99395
Vancouver BC
Harold Donnelly: guitars, vocals
John Sponarski: guitars, vocals, harmonica
Georges Couling: keys
Ben Appenheimer: bass
Ben Brown: drums
Savanah Wellman: vocals
Matt Kelly: steel
Indiana Avent: fiddle
Malcolm Holt: tambourine
Produced by Georges Couling, 2013
Recorded by Georges Couling at DCM Studios and Knuckleduster Studios, Vancouver
Mastered by Brock McFarlane at CPS Mastering
www.portageandmainband.com

Two guys from Vancouver calling themselves after Winnipegs most famous intersection.

13. 54.40: A Big Idea (Neil Osborne / 54.40)
Set The Fire: WEA Records 25 54361
Vancouver BC
Brad Merrit: bass
Neil Osborne: vocal, guitar
Ian Francey: drums
Phil Camparelli: guitar, trumpet, vocal
Produced by Allen Moy and 54.40, 1984
Recorded at Profile Studios, Vancouver by Allen Moy

14. Triumvirat: Maze (Jurgen Fritz) 1973
Illusions On A Double Dimple: Harvest/EMI ST-11311
Cologne GM
Helmut Köllen: bass, guitars
Hans Bathelt: percussion
Jurgen Fritz: keys
Produced by Jurgen Fritz, 1973
Recorded at EMI-Electrola Studios, Cologne GM by W Thierbach and K Lorbach
Mixed by W Thierbach

15. The Flummies: Gerald’s Jig (Trad) / Crackys Reel (Richard Dyson)
Songs of Labrador: Kenamu Records WRC1-5985
Goose Bay, NL
Gary ODriscoll: lead guitar, vocal
Harris Learning: bass
Greg OBlenis: drums
Richard Dyson: accordion
Alton Best: guitar, harmonica
George Shiwak: vocals
Produced by Gary ODriscoll 1988
Recorded by Gary ODricsoll at Homespun Studios, Goose Bay, Labrador
Cover by David E Willoughby

Flummies are traditional Labrador trappers bread using a mixture of flour, salt and baking powder
Began in 1978 and are still together. Where awarded an ECMA for Best Aboriginal record of 2009.


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