Radio Free GAK Episode June 13, 2011

XHM #69 - "No highlights on the eleven o'clock news" (2010 June 13)

7:29am - 9:04am

A return for me after some European matters that required attention. Mostly, a tribute to Gil Scott-Heron, amongst others recent (Randy Savage) and relatively recent (Gy?rgy Ligeti). I didn't mean to be away so long, but to paraphrase John Lennon, life is what happens when you make other plans.

Let us all open up the exploding head hymnal for this week's verses.

1. Japandroids: Rockers East Vancouver (Post-Nothing, 2009) Unfamiliar
2. Swinging Strings: Welcome to Winnipeg (Welcome To Winnipeg, 1967) Eagle Records/Super Oldies
3. Phono-comb: Here Come the Warm Jets (Fresh Gasoline, 1996) Quartertick
4. "Macho Man" Randy Savage: Be a Man (Be a Man, 2003) Big 3
5. Gil Scott-Heron: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (Pieces of a Man, 1971) Flying Dutchman
6. Gil Scott-Heron: Lady Day and John Coltrane (Pieces of a Man, 1971) Flying Dutchman
7. Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson: We Almost Lost Detroit (Bridges, 1977) Arista
8. Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson: The Bottle (Winter in America, 1974) Strata-East
9. Gil Scott-Heron: Me and the Devil (I'm New Here, 2010) XL
10. Gil Scott-Heron: New York is Killing Me [Chris Cunningham remix] (2010) MoMA
11. Art Department: Vampire Night Club [w.Seth Troxler, Original mix] (Vampire Night Club 12", 2010) Crosstown Rebels
12. Gy?rgy Ligeti: Jupiter and Beyond [mixed] (2001: A Space Odyssey OST, 1968) Rhino
13. Bernie Green and his Guitar Orchestra: Steel Bones (The History of Space Age Pop, Volume 2: Mallets In Wonderland, 1995) RCA

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