WoeShow. THE WoeShow. The "Where on earth" did you hear that show. Come with me as I reflect on vinyls gone by and wonder Why on earth these old records were forgotten about or in some cases recorded and released.
WoeShow Episode 016 - THEMED SHOW - The Monster Club01/09/2014 Duration: 01h09min
James Robertson Justice, not Robert Morley, I just realized ... to know the grace of a warm embrace ... a cream puff or a vol au vent. It'll make sense in the end. Right then, here are the delights we delighted over ... Artist #1: Night - Night. Artist #2: Ron Goodwin - Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines. Artist #3: Various Artists - Darling of the Day. As it says ... Ah, Ron, you did us proud ... Glorious artwork, thank you Ronald ... Sometimes life offers up such rare gifts ... No, really, singing ... Double from a single: Sucker for your love by BA Robertson.
WoeShow Episode 015 (Our first THEMED show)17/08/2014 Duration: 01h18min
Bill Bailey ... no, not that one ... unfortunate fade ins and outs ... This one has an outroduction ... It'll make sense in the end. Right then, here are the delights we delighted over ... Artist #1: Bill Bailey - Cruising with Bill Bailey. Artist #2: Voyage - Voyage. Artist #3: Sven-Bertil Taube - 12 visor av Evert Taube. Bill, you have me at the strides and shirt ... Voyage ... Let's dis-go round the world! The Taube Has Landed! ... Double from a single (or is it?!?!): Welcome Aboard by The Eden Trio.
WoeShow Episode 01427/07/2014 Duration: 01h06min
Two minutes and twenty seconds of your life you can't get back ... I apologize. It'll make sense in the end. Right then, here are the delights we delighted over ... Artist #1: Michael Quatro - Gettin' Ready. Artist #2: Juan Silos Jr - Rondalla. Artist #3: Claudine Longet - The Look of Love. Look girls, it's Mike Quatro!! Juan, two three and ... Allo' allo'. My car, it 'as, how you say, broken down ... Had her life turned out different she could have got a part in Big Trouble in Little China methinks ... Double from a single: I'll Be Back by Arnee and the Terminators. A Message from The President ... Mmmmm ... Lovely green vinyl ...
WoeShow 13 - Guitars? We got plenty of 'em.23/07/2014 Duration: 01h06min
He's got a medal ... and it's much better played at the right speed. It'll make sense in the end. Right then, here are the delights we delighted over ... Artist #1: Yuri Antonov - Beleive in the dream. Artist #2: The 50 guitars of Tommy Garrett. Artist #3: The Feenjon Group - An evening at the Cafe Feenjon. Clearly a guitarist ... Fifty? Really? Fifty? The man, the myth, the moustache ... Hands across the Gaza Strip ... Double from a single: The blind man in the bleachers / Texas proud. Today's old UK TV advert: The Ronco Record Cleaner. What is that movie trailer I play during every show? My fave movie of all time!!!!
WoeShow 012 - World Cup 2014 Final Day Show!14/07/2014 Duration: 58min
Show 12 for Juan who was 12 at the time ... I remain ... John Gregory ... and the Bruvvers. It'll make sense in the end. Right then, here are the delights we delighted over ... Artist #1: Walter Wanderly - Rain Forest. Artist #2: Juan Jose - This is Juan Jose. Artist #3: Chaquito and the Quedo Brass - This is Chaquito Looks very rainy and foresty. What a set of lungs this little movie star had ... Ah, 1967 ... Whatever it is she's selling, I'm buying ... Interesting logo ... Double from a single: What A Crazy World We're Livin' In by Joe Brown (and the Bruvvers)
WoeShow 11 Post July 4th weekend Special.08/07/2014 Duration: 01h09min
This song is called "America in July Happy Birthday Independence Day Weekend Celebrations" ladies and gentlemen, just for you. It'll make sense in the end. Right then, here are the delights we delighted over ... Artist #1: St. Anthony's (All American) Tamburitza Orchestra "Croatia" - Croatian Sounds. Artist #2: Kimiko (Stars and Stripes) Yamauchi - Koto No Tabi. Artist #3: Nick (L.A. is my home) Gelder - City Nights. Nice July 4th picture ... well, the flag's red, white and blue ... Director of the Orchestra ... Happy or scary (or both) ... Kimiko Yamauchi Volume 7 ... The man, the myth, the moustache ... That's easy for you to say ... Nick and his American band ... How scary long are his legs? Double from a single: Wiggle Wiggle by The Accents. In case you weren't sure ...
WoeShow Episode 010 (Now we're double figures)01/07/2014 Duration: 01h05min
Something for the Whovians, a cute "ciao" and some seriously awesome Sunday brunch music. It'll make sense in the end. Right then, here are the delights we delighted over ... Artist #1: Natural Gas - Natural Gas. Artist #2: Albano & Romina Power. Artist #3: Walter Murphy - Rhapsody in Blue. Try some electric natural gas ... Nice gatefold of a car far away in the desert ... Euro gonna love these guyz! Walt with his massive organ ... Double from a single: Giggling Gertie The Laughing Traffic Warden by Bernard Cribbins.
WoeShow 009 NEW Microphone!!25/06/2014 Duration: 01h07min
Richard Perry ... see how it all comes together? The devil was their cousin All around them bullets buzzin' It'll make sense in the end. Right then, here are the delights we delighted over ... Artist #1: Fanny - Charity Ball. Artist #2: Unknown session musicians - Muerte en la arena. Artist #3: The Faraghers - The Faraghers. Questionable name - Unquestionably great music. Here they are ... Muerte en la arena ... without a doubt. F is for ... All the family together ... I ain't kidding ... Double from a single: The Ballad of the Dirty Dozen by Trini Lopez.
WoeShow 008 (One better than 007)17/06/2014 Duration: 01h05min
I look as stupid as I can be. Ya eejit - it's me. It'll make sense in the end. Right then, here are the delights we delighted over ... Artist #1: Tom Rush - Tom Rush. Artist #2: Julie Andrews - The lass with the delicate air. Artist #3: Urubamba - Urubamba. In such a rush he didn't comb his hair. She looks 12 years old. Wow. How wonderfully Seventies is this cover? The greatest World Cup single I own ... Now you can sing along!!! The whole Scottish World Cup squad on the insert ... ... and a surprise Fathers Day extra song from a legend ...
WoeShow Episode 00709/06/2014 Duration: 01h01min
On this show I laugh and cry (no, really). The bottom line is: A disc with simple songs for mature people. It'll make sense in the end. Right then, here are the delights we delighted over ... Artist #1: Audience - Lunch. Artist #2: Murray McLauchlan - Song From The Street. Artist #3: CackaLorum - Cacka Israelsson, Ronny Jansson & Henning Hendrix. To those who think this show has no audience ... Here they are to open up the show ... Time for a tuneful debut ... I still have no idea what the title of Cacka's album means in English. What is Lorum? Ah the seventies, when people didn't care how scary they looked in lbakc and white ... Double from a single: The Rockford Files by Mike Post.
WoeShow 00604/06/2014 Duration: 01h02min
A couple of platefuls of "ado" over here please, table three. The word was "over-exposed". It'll make sense in the end. Right then, here are the delights we delighted over ... Artist #1: Sue Saad and the Next - Eponymous. Artist #2: Paddy Keenan - Poirt An Phiobaire (I can type it but I can't say it). Artist #3: Folk Pulse of the Leewards - The Emerald Community Singers of Montserrat. Let's start with a new wave cult bang!! Sue Saad and the Next. Rocksome!!! Class ... timeless class. The man himself with his pipes. From the other emerald isle ...
WoeShow Episode 00527/05/2014 Duration: 55min
Drink! Drink! Drink! It'll make sense in the end. Right then, here are the delights we delighted over ... Artist #1: Lolita - Sailor, Sailor. Artist #2: Danny Griffith - Sounds of the Gold Bar Room. Artist #3: Fast Forward - Living in Fiction. What a great way to start the show ... Don't put down the beer glass just yet ... Gold Bar Room ... get's gold vinyl. BOOM! Rewind to Fast Forward ... Double from a single ...
WoeShow Episode 00418/05/2014 Duration: 01h03min
"I will give you music and a crust of bread a pillow of piney boughs to rest your head." It'll make sense in the end. Right then, here are the delights we delighted over ... Artist #1: Akira Fuse (some confusion here) - Top 20 Artist #2: Various Artists - Happy Bavaria. Artist #3: The Limeliters - Tonight: In Person. What a nice young man, whatever his name is ... Things are looking up ... Well, that's what the App said it meant ... They do look happy ... Friday night, July 29, 1960. Double from a single courtesy of: John Inman - I'm Free / You shan't come and play in our yard.
WoeShow Episode 003 (Eurovision Final Weekend)12/05/2014 Duration: 59min
"That rowdy lot on table six!" Don't worry, it'll make sense in the end. Right then, here are the delights we delighted over ... Artist #1: Yuri Nishimura - Yamaha Spectacular. Artist #2: Ruta ensemble members who participated - Sing along in Lithuanian Artist #3: Nina & Frederik - Nina & Frederik Single: Cliff Richard and the Shadows - I could easily fall (in love with you) / I'm in love with you Yuri!! Feelin blue ... Table six. Nice BOLD colours ... Sing along ... We'd like to thank ... Soul brother, soul sista ... Check out the dinky stand ... How much?!?!?!?! And of course we talk about the bloke in the final with the beard ...
WoeShow Episode 00203/05/2014 Duration: 01h17min
"Eyes left! Musket foot ... Ouch, the chimney is burning soot!" It'll make sense in the end. Right then, here are the delights we delighted over ... Artist #1: Hermilo Ortiz - I'm a happy guy! Artist #2: Cornelis Vreeswijk - Running against Ulla, run! Cornelis sings Bellman Artist #3: Tropical Magic - Cruising with ... Single: Izhar Cohen & Alpha Beta - A-ba-na-bi / Illusions Hermilo!! He's a happy guy. A happy, sweaty guy in need of a comb ... but we love him! Cornelis ... Interesting use of sky here ... Now THIS is Seventies ... BOOM! And as we say in the UK, "I wouldn't kick her out of bed for spillin' crumbs" ... Pack your bags ... we're off on a cruise ... And so begins the slippery slope of conspiracy madness ... And there's more ... Or maybe there isn't ... And what a mighty single we have this week ...
WoeShow Episode 00101/05/2014 Duration: 01h14min
New format to the shows. Thought I'd call this Year Zero and start from 001 again! Hope you like it. Three albums in depth rather than one song from a dozen or so albums. Gives me a chance to share a little more in depth. Here's todays trio: Artist: Ernst Mosch und seine Original Egerlander Musikanten Album: Blasmusik klingt so! Artist: Per & Monica Album: Livets Vei Good luck reading that in a candle-lit 1970's bedroom! Artist: Rex Grey Artist: Rex Grey's Sing Song Spectacular Double from a Single: Shoestring Theme / Tumpy by George Fenton Note the change of font for "SHOESTRING" ... Never explained by the BBC!