Archive for the ‘music’ Category

Night Lights

October 1, 2017

“Night Lights,” by Gerry Mulligan, 1963.

Gerry Mulligan (piano, baritone sax), Art Farmer (trumpet, flugelhorn), Bob Brookmeyer (trombone), Jim Hall (guitar), Bill Crow (bass), Dave Bailey (drums).

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Nothing But Flowers

October 1, 2017

“(Nothing But) Flowers” recorded by Talking Heads in 1988, on their last album.  David Byrne (lead vocals, guitar),Chris Frantz  (drums), Jerry Harrison (keyboards), and Tina Weymouth (bass). Other musicians on the track include Abdou M’Boup (percussion), Brice Wassy (percussion), Johnny Marr (guitar), Yves N’Djock (guitar), and Kirsty MacColl (backing vocals).

Lyrics here.

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Big Time Operator

September 30, 2017

“Big Time Operator,” performed by the UK’s John Smith And The New Sound on Radio Bremen TV’s “Beat Club” in 1966.

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Rider In The Rain

September 24, 2017

Randy Newman sings his song “Rider In The Rain, joined by Linda Ronstadt and Ry Cooder at New York’s Odeon in 1983.

Randy Newman website

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Act Right

September 24, 2017

“Act Right,” a musical admonition by Wynona Carr.

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What Can I Do

September 24, 2017

“What Can I Do,” written by Andrea Corr and performed by her with The Corrs.

The Corrs website

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The Open Road

September 23, 2017

“The Open Road,” written and recorded by John Hiatt in 2010. John Hiatt (acoustic and electric guitar, vocals), Doug Lancio (electric guitar), Patrick O’Hearn (bass), Kenneth Blevins (drums).

John Hiatt website

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Rică din Obor

September 23, 2017

“Rică din Obor,” composed by vibraphonist Oli Bott, with lyrics adapted from the poetry of Miron Radu Paraschivescu by guitarist Mihai Victor Iliescu, performed in Berlin  by “rough Romanian soul” band Zmei3 in 2015. Vocalist: Paula Ţurcaş.

Zmei3 website.

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Beautiful World

September 17, 2017

“Beautiful World,” written and performed by Kem (Kim Lamont Owens). Rex Rideout (keyboards), Randy Bowland (guitar), Al Turner (bass). String arrangement by Paul Riser.

Kem website

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Ah

September 17, 2017

“Ah,” composed by Electric Brother (Cristian Stefanescu) with lyrics by Bobo Burlăcianu & Mihai Victor Iliescu, performed by “rough Romanian soul” band Zmei3 in 2016. Vocalist: Paula Ţurcaş.

Zmei3 website.

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