Friday, March 1, 2019

Underappreciated Music January/February 2019

The (theoretically) monthly assembly of undervalued and often nearly "lost" music, or simply music the blogger in question wants to remind you reader/listeners of... 

Among those we might remember, Ken Nordine
Izzy Young (and this), Guy Webster, Peter Tork and André Previn...

Brian Arnold: Peter Tork (1942-2019); The Muppet Valentine Show; Carole King and Gerry Goffin demos of songs for the Monkees; Dick Van Dyke sings, and dances with Peanuts characters: CBS On The Air (1978)

Jayme Lynn Blaschke: Friday Night Videos

Paul Brazill: Be Bop Deluxe: "Modern Music Suite" and...

The Only Ones: "Why Don't You Kill Yourself?"

Jim Cameron: Bobby Forrester: Bobby's Blues; The Flirtations: Sounds Like the Flirtations

Sean Coleman: Thunderclap Newman: Hollywood Dream; Dire Straits: Making Movies

Richard Fidczuk: André Previn on The Morecambe & Wise Christmas Show, 1971

Jeff Gemmill: The Bangles, The Three O'Clock, The Dream Syndicate, Rain Parade: 3x4; Linda Ronstadt: Live in Hollywood; Juliana Hatfield: Weird; Top 5s

Ted GioiaAndré Previn Trio: "Just in Time"

Keiko Hassler: Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach: "God Give Me Strength"

Jerry House: Music from the Past; Hymn Time 

Jackie Kashian: Erin Tracy on dance, choreography and the science of dance (and, cookies); Ruthie Fudge on the band Ween

George Kelley: Pure Disco 1 & 2; Body + Soul: Sweet Seduction; Surviving R. Kelly

Tom Kraemer: Hop Along: "How Simple" and

The Old 97s: "Valentine" and

Dracula's Miniskirt: "Tongue"

Gunter Lackmann: The Pussycats: "Gonna Send You Back to Georgia"

Kate Laity: Song for a Saturday: The Liverbirds: "Peanut Butter";"Why Do You Hang Around Me?"; "Diddley Daddy";  and The Dust Bowl Faeries: "Zebra"

Lisa Lapp: Courtney Hartman: "January 1st" and

Colorado All State Treble Choir: "Down in the River to Pray"

Steve and Jonathan Lewis and Michael Shonk: Music I'm Listening To

Barry Malzberg: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; composer: Anton Bruckner: 2nd Symphony "Pausensinfonie": 3rd Movement: Scherzo-Trio and

Elaine Stritch and the New York Philharmonic: "I'm Still Here"

Todd Mason: Some Women with Ukuleles

Joe Megalos: Magic Sam: "Magic Sam's Boogie"

Lynn Minafri: Eric Clapton and Joe Bonamassa: "Further On Up the Road"

Laura Nakatsuka: Basiani Ensemble: "Chakrulo" and

Guy Fishman; composer Domenico Gabrielli; "Ricercar 7 in D Minor"

Patricia Nolan-Hall: Irving Berlin's songs for film

Andrew Orley: Salena Jones and the Keith Mansfield Orchestra (remixed by Massandri Ikeda): "Right Now" and

The Shirelles: "Sunday Dreaming" and

Adele and Fred Astaire and George Gershwin: "Hang on to Me"

Natasha Padilla: Ex Hex: "Rainbow Shiner"

Heather Paich: Rosalía Vila Tobella and Raul Refree: "De plata" and
Ulali: "Mother"

Charlie Ricci: Loretta Lynn: "The Pill"; Santana: "Samba Pa Ti"; Jimmy Lafave: Peace Town; Chicago: VI Decades Live (This is What We Do); odds and ends

Jeff Segal: BlackPink: "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du"

Benito Vila: Peter Stampfel of the Holy Modal Rounders, the Fugs, et al.

A. J. Wright: My Father-in-Law's LPs

Anne-Sophie Mutter and André Previn: Tango, Song and Dance
1. Tango, Passionately

2. Song, Simply
3. Dance, Jazz Feeling

Dinah Shore and André Previn : "Begin the Beguine/April in Paris"

Dionne Warwick: "Just Walk On By"

Booker Ervin Quintet: Setting the Pace


Rick Robinson said...

Wow, a huge post this time. A lot of listening, but I'll start with the last one, with Dexter.

Todd Mason said...

It's a solid album, and a very overlooked upload.