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Saturday, January 30, 2016

A great Jonder contribution

(Scott) it was only a matter of time until someone contributed something with which I am familiar.... yes, I DO know Peth (Super Furry Animals as well) and recommend this highly. As a silly aside my stepsister (who I haven't talked to in over 25 years and who is an absolute bitch) has the last name of, get this "Peth"... reminds me of what a miserable bitch she is, but, anyway, this is great shit and PLEASE check this out!

The Super Furry Animals went on hiatus in 2010, while band members pursued other musical projects. SFA played their hits at a series of festivals last year, but they have produced nothing new since 2009's excellent Dark Days/Light Years.

In 2008, SFA drummer Dafydd Ieuan and bassist Guto Price invited actor Rhys Ifans (who was the Super Furry Animals' original singer) to form a band called The Peth. In the Welsh language, The Peth means The Thing, but the similarity to "the piss" was surely intentional, considering the album cover and its title, The Golden Mile.

Impish puns are part of the Super Furries' world. The name of SFA singer Gruff Rhys' earlier band Ffa Coffi Pawb is literally translated as "Everybody's Coffee Beans" but sounds like "fuck off everyone" in Welsh. One of the Peth's songs is subtitled "Flock of Zeigheils". A second Peth album was supposedly recorded and christened Crystal Peth, but it has never been released. SFA is also known for making up stories for gullible reporters.

The music of The Peth is similar to the early Super Furries' sound: upbeat and irreverent rock songs with great harmonies. Rhys Ifans is a capable singer, as good or better than other actors who have dabbled in music. Ifans was apparently a bit of a wildman back when he was SFA's singer, and the Peth song "Let's Go Fucking Mental" might be a personal anthem. (If you've never seen the 1997 movie "Twin Town" with Rhys and his brother Llŷr Ifans, I highly recommend it. Reviewers dismissed it as a "Trainspotting" ripoff, but it's much better than that, and it has a brilliant ending.)

For me, the Peth song that has stuck in my brain the longest is "Sunset Veranda", and I've tacked a remix onto the end of the album. If you're a fan of the Super Furry Animals or the actor Rhys Ifans, or if you're just curious about a group that Ifans described as a "Satanic ABBA", have at it and go fucking mental! If not, you can peth off.

Friday, January 29, 2016

My second (and final, I think) "supplement" to the "Other Beatles"

I forgot I had this one sitting on my hard drive, it's something of a mess BUT if you've been tickled by the Beatles covers thing up till now, here are literally all you should need for the rest of your life. I don't even know how many there are, yet, until I list them below in a minute.....there is not structure to this, at all, the creator of this Torrent took several Beatles cover albums ( "Gregorian Chants", Chet Akins "Picking on the Beatles", "Butchering the Beatles", etc, took some other random Beatles covers, and basically threw them into a blender......the result is KIND OF sloppy, BUT, I figure, the order below is the order they appear in the torrent, you can pick and choose what you want to do with them, be it put them into albums or whatever.....I wouldn't have compiled it the way he did, but it IS damned ambitious, A LOT of stuff here.....just the sequencing (Track's #01 on each of about ten albums are the first tracks, a little later, good old alphabetical order takes over).....some of the tracks as listed do not even have artist listings, if I can I will look them up for you but if I can't I'll at least name the comp it came from and maybe add "unknown" and maybe someone else can track it down.....

There's a hell of a lot of stuff here, MEGA-varying styles as you'll see.......I'd bet one could make a "project" album or two out of these alone, maybe a whole album of versions of  "I Am the Walrus' or something....... this is a HUGE torrent, a SHOCKING ten parts (and NOT FLAC, either), and given the way its presented, I have no way of knowing (track wise) where one part ends and another starts.....I thought about putting these on discs so we could have a "set" with some structure, but, who the hell am I? I'm presenting it how the guy created it, even if it wasn't the way I might have done it......anyway, just read the track listing, it'll blow your mind.......there is so much stuff here I won't even begin to try to point out highlights/lowlights, just read the track list and your eyes will fall out if Beatles covers happen to be your thing........enjoy and comment, I'll be MOST interested to see how many choose to download all ten parts of this, the "Other Beatles" projects have done quite well....this might just be too lumbering and big, but we'll see.......enjoy, and if you get creative, you can probably find some great ways to sequence these on disc or on IPod or whatever......

THE BEATLES COVERS-01 GEORGE BENSON-The Long and Winding Road/02 GREGORIAN CHANTS- Yesterday/03 CHET ATKINS-I Feel Fine/04 THE SMITHEREENS-All I've Got to Do/05 THE KENNEDY CHOIR-Across the Universe/06 TONY VEGA-Hey Jude/07 AIMEE MANN & MICHAEL PENN-Two Of Us/08 SWINGLE SINGERS-Ticket To Ride/09 ROBIN WILLIAMS & BOBBY MCFARREN-Come Together/10 RICK WAKEMAN-Eleanor Rigby/11 TINA TURNER-Help/12 GEORGE BENSON-Here Comes the Sun/13  ALICE COOPER, STEVE VAI, DUFF MCKAGAN-Hey Bulldog/14 JOHN HOLT-I Will/15 UNKNOWN-Magical Mystery Tour/16 JIMI
HENDRIX-Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band/17 CHRIS RICHARDS-You Like Me Too Much/18 GREGORIAN CHANTS-Hey Jude/19 MCCOY TYNER-She's Leaving Home/20 THE SMITHEREENS-All My Loving/21 KENNEDY CHOIR-Something/22 CHET ATKINS-Yesterday/23 SARAH MCLACHLAN-Blackbird/24 TITO NIEVES AND TITO PUENTE-Let It Be/25 SWINGLE SINGERS-Penny Lane/26 ROSEANNE CASH-I Don't Want To Spoil the Party/27 UNKNOWN-If I Needed Someone/28 GOLDIE HAWN-A Hard Day's Night/29 LEMMY KILMISTER, JOHN 5, ERIC
SINGER-Back In the USSR/30 ELTON JOHN-Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds/31 JOSHUA RIFKIN-I'll Cry Instead/32 HERMAN VAN VEEN-Fool on the Hill/33
GROOVE COLLECTIVE-I Want You/35 CHET ATKINS-If I Fell/36 THE SMITHEREENS-Don't Bother Me/37 KENNEDY CHOIR-All My Loving/38 RUFUS WAINWRIGHT-Across the Universe/39 GUIANKO-Can't Buy Me Love/40 SWINGLE SINGERS-Revolution/41 GEORGE MARTIN-Don't Bother Me/42 UNKNOWN-I Don't Want to See You Again/43 WILLIE NELSON-One After 909/44 ROBIN GIBB-Oh Darling/45 THE
Night/58 THE WALLFLOWERS-I'm Looking Through You/59 SWINGLE SINGERS-Day Tripper/60 GEORGE MARTIN-All I've Got to Do/ 61 BILLY J KRAMER & THE DAKOTAS-I'll
Keep You Satisfied/62 WHITESNAKE-Day Tripper/63 BUGS & FRIENDS-Hello Goodbye/64 MODERN GUSTIN TRIO- I Want to Hold Your Hand/65 LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA-Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds/66 SARAH VAUGHN-I Want You/67 SARAH VAUGHN-Fool On the Hill/68 THE DYNAMITES-Hey Jude/69 CELINE DION-Here There and Everywhere/70 JOSHUA RIFKIN-You've Got to hide Your Love Away/71 FOOL'S GARDEN-Martha My Dear/72
JACK BLADES, TOMMY SHAW. DOUG ALDRICH,MARCO MENDOZA,VIRGL DONATI-Tomorrow Never Knows/73 GREGORIAN CHANTS-Girl/74 CHET ATKINS-I'll Cry Instead/75 JAMIE HOOVER-Only a Northern Song/76 THE SMITHEREENS-I Saw Her Standing There/77 KENEDY CHOIR-Yesterday/78 TOM SCOTT-Fool On the Hill/79 CELIA CRUZ-Ob la Di Ob La Da/80 EDDIE VEDDER-You've Got To Hide Your Love Away/81 SWINGLE SINGERS-Norwegian Wood/82 ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA-All You need Is Love/83 JOURNEY-It's All too Much/84 ANONYMOUSLY YOURS-Get back/85 VANESSA MAE-Because/86 JOHN BUSH, STEF CARPENTER, MIKE INEZ, JOHN  TEMPESTA-Magical Mystery Tour/87 BEATLES SONGS BY SUPERSTARS-While My Guitar Gently Weeps/88 GREGORIAN CHANTS-Blackbird/89 RAMSEY LEWIS-Michelle/90 THE SMITHEREENS-I Wanna Be Your Man/91 KENNEDY CHOIR-With a Little Help From My Friends/92 CHET ATKINS-Things We Said/93 BEN HARPER-Strawberry Fields/94 RAY SEPULVEDA-Fool On the Hill/95 SWINGLE SINGERS-Birthday/96 MODERN GUSTIN TRIO-Can't Buy Me Love/97 CARPENTERS-Please Mr Postman/98 ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA-I Am the Walrus/99 BEATLES SONGS BY SUPERSTARS-I Am the Walrus 100 JIM CARREY-I Am the Walrus/101 MC IRON-I Feel Fine/102 JOSHUA RIFKIN-Recitative/103 RIPPER OWENS, GEORGE LYNCH, TIM BOGERT, CHRIS SLADE-Revolution/104 SOULETTES-Let It Be/105 THE BYRDS-Roll Over Beethoven/106 CHET ATKINS-A Hard Day's Night/107 GREGORIAN CHANTS-An I Love Her/108 LEE RITENOUR-A Day In the Life/109 THE SMITHEREENS-I Want to Hold Your

Hand/110 KENNEDY CHOIR-Michelle/111 MANNY MANUEL-I Want To Hold Your Hand/112 SHERYL CROW-Mother Nature's Son/113 SWINGLE SINGERS-Lady Madonna/114 MARCIA GRIFFITHS-Don't Let Me Down/115 GEORGE MARTIN-Please Please Me/116 BEATLES SONS BY SUPERSTARS-Come Together/117 CRYSTALITES-Lady Madonna/118 KIP WINGER, BRUCE KULICK, TONY FRANKLIN, AYNSLEY DUNBAR-Day Tripper/119 JOHN WILLIAMS-Here Coms The Sun/120 MC IRON-Taxman/121 GREGORIAN CHANTS-In My Life/122 CHET ATKINS-I'll Follow the Sun/123 NELSON RANGELL-Let It Be/124 THE SMITHEREENS-It Won't Be Long/125 KENNEDY CHOIR-Ticket To Ride/126 DOMINGO QUINIONES-Ticket To Ride/127 BEN FOLDS-Golden Slumbers/128 SWINGLE SINGERS-Yesterday/129 GEORGE MARTIN-I Want to Hold Your Hand/130 SLADE-Martha My Dear/131 BILLY CONNOLLY-Being For the
Benefit of Mr. Kite/132 RINGO STARR-Christmas Time Is Here Again/133 XAOIUE EIOA-Come Together/134 DOBBY DOBSON-Carry That Weight/135 MOTLEY CRUE-Helter Skelter/136 BILLY IDOL, STEVE STEVENS, BLASKO, BRIAN TICHY-I Feel Fine/137 ERIC HANSEN-I Feel Fine/138 BEATLES SONGS BY SUPERSTARS- We Can Work It Out/139 CHICK CORREA-Eleanor Rigby/140 GREGORIAN CHANTS-Michelle/141 CHET ATKINS-She's a Woman/142 THE SMITHEREENS-Little Child/143 KENNEDY CHOIR-Eleanor Rigby/144 THE VINES-I'm Only Sleeping/145 OSCAR D'LEON-Lady Madonna/146 SWINGLE SINGERS-Strawberry Fields/147 MODERN GUSTIN TRIO-Hard Day's Night/148 GEORGE MARTIN-From Me To You/149 BUGS & FRIENDS-Help/ 150 DIE TOTEN HOSEN-I Am the Walrus/151 UNKNOWN-I Need You/152 FANCY-All My Loving/153 ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA-Beatlephonic Medley/154 BEATLE SONGS BY
SUPERSTARS-Got to Get You Into My Life/155 MARCIA GRIFFITHS-Don't Let Me Down/156 ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA-Medley/157 SWEET-Paperback Writer/158 GEOFF TATE, MICHAEL WILTON, CRAIG GOLDY, RUDY SARZO, SIMON WRIGHT, SCOTT WARREN-Taxman/159 GEORGE MARTIN-The Pepperland Suite/160 CHET ATKINS-And I Love Her/161- GREGORIAN CHANTS-The Long And Winding Road/162 MARMALAde-Ob La Di, Ob La Da/163 RUSS FREEMAN-While My Guitar Gently Weeps/164 THE SMITHEREENS-Not a Second Time/165 KENNEDY CHOIR-Let It Be/166 JESUS ENRIQUEZ & MILES PENA-With a Little Help From My Friends/167 SWINGLE SINGERS-Drive My Car/168 DEL SHANNON-From Me To You/169 GEORGE MARTIN-Little Child/170 PHIL COLINS-Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight/The End/171  THE HEPTONES-Ob La Di, Ob la Da/172 JEFF KEITH, PHIL CAMPBELL, CC DEVILLE, CHRIS CHANEY, KENNY ARONOFF-I Saw Her Standing There/173 BEATLES SONGS BY SUPERSTARS-Yesterday/174 GREGORIAN CHANTS-Fool On the Hill/175 CHET ATKINS-Michelle/176 SPYRO GYRA-In My Life/177 THE
SMITHEREENS-This Boy/178 KENNEDY CHOIR-Penny Lane/179 BLACK CROWES-Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds/180 CHEO FELICIANO-Yesterday/181 SWINGLE SINGERS-Blackbird/182 UNKNOWN-Mean Mr Mustard/183 ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA-She Loves You/184 BB SEATON-Eleanor Rigby/185 GEORGE MARTIN-Friends and Lovers/186 DOUG PINNICK, STEVE LUKATHER, TONY LEVIN, STEVE FERRONE-Hey Jude/187 VADIM BRODSKY-If I Fell/188 BESATLES SONGS BY SUPERSTSARS-She's Leaving Home/189 DAVID BENOIT-Here, There, and Everywhere/190 GREGORIAN CHANTS-Across the Universe/191 CHET
ATKINS-She Loves You/192 THE SMITHEREENS-Till There Was You/193 KENNEDY CHOIR-Hey Jude/194 JOSE ALBERTO-And I Love Her/195 CHOCOLATE GENIUS-Julia/196 SWINGLE SINGERS-When I'm Sixty Four/197 GEORGE MARTIN-There's a Place/198 MODERN GUSTIN TRIO-Yellow Submarine/199 LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA-Abbey Road Medley/200 JEFF SCOTT SOTO, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, JEFF PILSON, FRANKIE BANALI-Drive My Car/201 ERROL DUNKLEY-I'll be Back/202 SEAN CONNERY-In My Life/203 BEATLES SONGS BY SUPERSTARS-The Long And Winding Road/204 FRANCIS GOYA-Yo Te Amo/205 ARTURAO SANDOVAL-Blackbird/206 ALL ARTISTS-Come Together/207 HEATHER NOVA-We Can Work It Out/208 SWINGLE SINGERS-Fool on the Hill/209 MODERN GUSTIN TRIO-Ticket to Ride/210 SUGAR BEATS/VICKIE GROSS-Your Mother Should Know/211 ROSALYN SWEAT & PARAGONS-Blackbird/212 BEATLES SONGS BY SUPERSTARS- You Wont See Me/213 DAVE GRUSIN-Yesterday/214 HOWIE DAY-Help/215 SWINGLE SINGERS-All My Loving/216 FRANKIE HOWARD-When I'm Sixty Four/217 MAROON 5-If I Fell/218 UNKNOWN-For You Blue/219 DEAD KENNEDYS-Back In the USSR/220 BEATLES SONGS BY SUPERSTARS-Magical Mystery Tour/221 BLUE CARTOON-I Want to Tell You/222 PAUL WESTERBERG-Nowhere Man/223 SWINGLE SINGERS-I Am the Walrus/224 SPARKS-I Want to Hold Your
Hand/ 225 PROCOL HARM-Eight Days a Week/ 226 TAKE THAT-Beatles Medley/227  PHYLLIS DILLON/Something/228  THE MARLOWES-Old Brown Shoe/229 GRANDADDY-Revolution/230 SWINGLE SINGERS-Good Night/231 PAUL MCCARTNEY- All Things Must Pass/232 PM DAWN-Norwegian Wood/233 NICK CAVE-Let It Be/234 ERIC CLAPTON/PAUL MCCARTNEY-While My Guitar Gently Weeps/235 DANDY-Yesterday/236 PHIL COLLINS-Tomorrow Never Knows/237 PAUL MCCARTNEY-Something/238 THE MOHAWKS-Let it Be/239 TWENTY CENT CRUSH-Taxman/240 ROY WOOD-Polythene Pam/241 BRAIN POOLE-Twist and Shout/242 THE JOHNNY ARTHRA ORCHESTRA-Something/243 GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS-How Do You Do/244 CILLA BLACK-For Noone/245 BOB MARLEY-And I Love Her/246 JACKIE ROBINSON-In My Life/247 SAMIAM-Cry Baby Cry/248 CILLA BLACK-Step Inside Love/249 YELLOW MATTER CUSTARD-Lovely Rita/250 THE MOWHAWKS-And I Love Her/251 DAWN PENN-Here Comes the Sun/252 MARSHALL WILLIAMS-Norwegian Wood/253 PAUL WELLER-Sexy Sadie/254 UNKNOWN-Hey jude/255 JOHN LENNON-I'm The Greatest/256 JOHN LENNON-Yesterday/257 ERIC
RAKOW, SHERRY KONDOR, SUGAR BEATS-All Together Now/258 APRIL WINE-Tell Me Why/259 BADFINGER-Come and Get It/260 BADFINGER-Come and Get It/261 BARBARA CASINI-I Need You/262 LUCY KAPLANSKI-I've Just Seen a Face/263 NANCY SINATRA-Run For Your Life/264 WORLD PARTY-Martha My Dear/265 STARS ON 45-Beatles Medley/266 BELA FLECK & THE FLECKTONES-Norwegian Wood/267 BEN FOLDS-Golden Slumbers/268 BEN HARPER-Strawberry Fields Forever/269 BILL RAMSEY-Yellow Submarine/270 BILLY J KRAMER & THE DAKOTAS-Do You Want to Know a Secret/271 BILLY J KRAMER & THE DAKOTAS-I Call Your Name/272 BILLY J KRAMER & THE DAKOTAS-I Call Your Name/273 BILLY J KRAMER & THE DAKOTAS-Do You Want to Know a Secret/274 BLACKSTREET-Can't Buy Me Love/275 BLINK 182-I Saw Her Standing There/276 DEE LONG-Blue Jay Way/277 BOREADES-Love You Too/278 BOREADES-The Inner Light/279 BRIAN POOLE & THE TREMELOES-Twist and Shout/280 BUCK OWENS-Act Naturally/281 BUCKINGHAMS-I'll Be Back/282 CARPENTERS-Can't Buy Me Love/283 CHAD & JEREMY-From a Window/284 CHARLIE LANDSBOROUGH-The Long and Winding Road/285 CHER-The Long and Winding Road/286 CHUMBAWAMBA- Her
Majesty/287 CILLA BLACK-A Shot of Rythem and Blues/288 CILLA BLACK-Yesterday/289 CILLA BLACK-Yesterday/290 DANNI CARLOS-Drive My Car/291 DAVE MATTHEWS BAND-In My Life/292 DAVID BOWIE-Across the Universe/293 DAVID BOWIE-Penny Lane/294 JIMI HENDRIX-Day Tripper/295 AAO-DDT/296 DEAN REED-Kansas City/297 DICKIE ROCK & MIAMI SNOWBAND-Boys/298 DICKIE ROCK & MIAMI SNOWBAND-Boys/299 DEPECHE MODE-Yesterday/300 BARBARA CASINI-Do You Want to Know a Secret/301 DONS OF QUIXOTE-Savoy Truffle/302 CADENCE-Drive My Car/303 THE DONNAS-Drive My Car/304 EDDIE ANGEL & THE HI RISERS-Don't Ever Change/305 EDDIE ANGEL & THE HIGH RISERS-I Just Don't Understand/306 EDDIE ANGEL & THE HI RISERS-So How Come (No One Loves Me)/307 EDDIE ANGEL & THE HI RISERS-Angel of Love/308 EDDIE VEDDER-You've Got to Hide Your Love Away/309 ELLIOTT SMITH-Because/310 ELTON JOHN/JOHN LENNON-I Saw Her Standing There/311 ELTON JOHN/JOHN LENNON-Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds/312 ELVIS COSTELLO-Step Inside Live/313 EPISODE SIX-Here There and Everywhere/314 EPISODE SIX-Here There and Everywhere/315 ERIN RAKOW, SHERRY
KONDOR, SUGAR BEATS-All Together Now/316 FIONA APPLE-Across the Universe/317 JOE GOLDMARK-Flying/318 FOO FIGHTERS-Blackbird/319 FRANK ZAPPA-I Am the Walrus/320 FREDDIE & THE DREAMERS-I Just Don't Understand/321 FREDDIE & THE DREAMERS-Johnny B Goode/322 GEORGE HARRISON-Get Back/323 GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS-A Shot of Rythem and Blues/324 GUNHILL-Eleanor Rigby/325 HANS JORG HACK-Wenn Ich Mel Alt Bin/326 ODETTE TALERIA-Happiness Is a Warm Gun/327 HEATHER NOVA-We Can Work it Out/328 BANANARAMA & LANANEENEENOONOO-Help/329 THE BEATLES-Help (Instrumental)/330 CHUMBAWAMBA-Her Majesty/331 JUAN JOSE-You've Got to Hide Your Love Away/332 GEOFF GIBBONS-I Need
You/333 IAN & THE ZODIACS-I Need You/334 NELLIE MCKAY-If I Needed Someone/335 UB40-I'll Be On My Way/336 UNKNOWN-I'm Looking Through You/337 INCONNU-I'm Only Sleeping/338 JACK JOHNSON-Rocky Raccoon/339 JACKIE LYNTON-Little Child/340 JAMES TAYLOR-Yesterday/341 JEANNIE & THE BIG GUYS-Boys/342 JOAN BAEZ-Let It Be/343 JOE COCKER-With a Little Help From My Friends/344 JOE COCKER-I'll Cry Instead/345 JOE VAL & THE NEW ENGLAND BLUEGRASS BOYS-What Goes On/346 JOHNNY KIDD & THE PIRATES-A Shot of Rythem And Blues/347 JOHNNY KIDD & THE PIRATES-Some Other Guy/348 JOHNNY CASH-In My Life/349 KID ROCK-Come Together/350 KON TUGIEZY-Track Name Unlisted/351 KUKA SHAKER-Baby You're a Rich Man/352 LE GROUP 5-Please Mr Postman/353 LE GROUP 5-Roll Over Beethoven/354 LE
GROUP 5-Sweet Little Sixteen/355 LE GROUP 5-You've Really Got a Hold On Me/356 UNKNOWN-Leaving Home/357 LOVING HEARTS-Manchmall  wenn ich Traume/358 MAX FOMA ZABL-back in the USSR/359 MEXICAN ORCHESTRA-All my Loving/360 MICHAEL JACKSON-Come Together/361 NIRVANA-All You Need Is Love/362 NIRVANA/SONIC YOUTH/REM-Twist and Shout/363 NO DOUBT-Ob La Di Ob La Da/364 FRANCK-Norweigan Wood/365 LOW-Nowhere Man/366 OASIS-All You need Is Love/367 OASIS-Hide Your Love Away/368 PAUL MCCARTNEY-I Wanna Be Your Man/369 PEARL JAM-I Got a Feeling/370 PEARL JAM/OASIS-Day Tripper/371 PETER & GORDON-I Don't Want to See You Again/372 PINK FLOYD-Across the Universe/373 THE PRETENDERS-Not a Second Time/374 RINGO STARR-Love Me Do/375 ROBERT GORDON-Run For Your Life/376 ROBERT PALMER- Not a Second Time/377 ROCKAPELLA-Beatles Medley/378 RUFUS WAINWRIGHT-Across the Universe/379 SARA MCLACHLAN-Blackbird/380 SHERYL CROW-Mother Nature's Son/381 SMOKEY ROBINSON & THE MIRACLES-You Really Got a Hold On
Me/382 SOUNDGARDEN-Come Together/383 ODETTE TALLERIA-From me To You/384 SPOOKY TOOTH- I Am the Walrus/385 STONE TEMPLE PILOTS-Revolution/386 SUGAR MINOT-Hard Days Night/387 SUN PK-I'm Happy/388 THE BEATLES-Take Good Care of My baby/389 TEENAGE FANCLUB-Tell me What You See/390 THE APPLEJACKS-Kansas City/391 THE APPLEJACKS- Like Dreamers Do/392 THE APPLEJACKS-Too Much Monkey Business/393- THE BIG THREE-Some Other Guy/394 THE CRICKETS-Don't Ever Change/395 THE ESCORTS-Dizzy Miss Lizzy/396 THE FOURMOST-Sure To Fall in Love With You/397 THE GANTS-Bad Boy/398 THE GANTS-Rain/399 THE HOLLIES-A Taste of Honey/400 THE HOLLIES-Mr Moonlight/401 THE HOLLIES-Sweet Little Sixteen/402 THE HOLLIES-Talkin Bout You/403 THE KINKS-Don't Ever Change/404 THE KINKS-Long Tall Sally/405 THE MERSEYBEATS-Long Tall Sally/406 THE MERSEYBEATS-Mr Moonlight/407 THE OVERLANDERS-Michelle/408 THE RAINBOWS-Sweet Little Sixteen/409 THE RAINBOWS-Too much Monkey Business/410 THE ROLLING STONES-I Wanna Be Your Man/ 411 THE ROLLING STONES-Money/412 THE SAXONS-A Shot of Rythem and Blues/413 THE SAXONS-I Saw Her Standing There/414 THE SEARCHERS-Money/415 THE SEARCHERS-Some Other Guy/416 THE SEARCHERS-Sweet Little Sixteen/417 THE SEARCHERS-Twist and Shout/418 THE SUNDOWNERS-A Shot of Rythym and Blues/419 THE SWINGIN BLUE JEANS-Johnny B Goode/420 THE SWINGIN BLUE JEANS- Long Tall Sally/421 THE SWINGIN BLUE JEANS-This Boy/422 THE TEDDYBEARS-To know Him Is To love Him/423 THE UNDERTAKERS-Money/424 THE CARPENTERS-Ticket To Ride/425 THE GANTS-Rain/426 THE HOLLIES-A Taste of Honey/427 THE HOLLIES-If I Needed Someone/428 THE HOLLIES-Mr Moonlight/429 THE KESTRELS-There's a Place/430 THE SETTLERS-Nowhere Man/431 THE SKATALITES-Ringo Theme/432 THE STEREOPHONICS-Don't Bring Me Down/433 THE SWINGIN BLUE JEANS-This Boy/434 THE THURSTON LAVA TUBE-I am The Walrus/435 THE TRENDS-All My Lovin/436 THE TRUTH-Girl/437 THE UNDERTAKERS-Money/438 THE VENTURES-Strawberry Fields Forever/439 MINDY SMITH-The Word/440 THE GANTS-Bad Boy/441 UNKNOWN-This Boy/442 THRICE-Eleanor Rigby/443 TMYS-Track Title Not Listed/444
TOM HOOPER-Long Long Long/445 TOMMY QUICKLY-Tip of My Tongue/446 VARIOUS ARTISTS-What Goes On/447 AANAEUA OAAYOA-Veselie/448 VLADIMIR KUSHIN-Yesterday/449 BEN KWELLER-Wait/450 WALTER & THE DAIRY KINGS CLEVENGER-I Will/451 WAYNE FONTANA & THE MINDBENDERS-Keep Your Hands off My Baby/452 WAYNE FONTANA & THE MINDBENDERS-Some Other Guy/453 WES MONTGOMERY-I'll Be Back/454 Yes-Every Little Thing

Yes, quite a sprawling mess.....if I'd have realized just how much I might have fine tuned it, there are
a lot of tracks duplicated (same song/artist), a few times back-to-back in the batting order, and there is insufficient information on some artists/titles......I'm going to try to hunt down the "unknowns" the best I can.....If you download this whole thing, I'm curious, how do you plan on breaking it up and enjoying it? Myself, I'll probably just keep the tracks I don't have elsewhere and make a multi-disc comp, there IS some DAMN GOOD shit on here, a lot of it in fact, it's just going to be the ultimate hunt and peck mission.......a lot of work, see what you think!

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Brian Presents Some Far Out World Music

(Scott)-as often, Brian's submission is so different from the norm that I have little knowledge of
it.....I'm sure it's fab, as was last week's uke post......LOTSA people checked that one out, and if you are a fan of the different stuff that Brian sends us at times, this should be for you....I've only heard a bit of it, but what I've heard is certainly of interest.

Now things get a bit strange. I wanna start doing world music posts on and off, and the first stop will be exploring one of my favorite genres: Mongolian throat singing. I really want to sell you guys on this stuff, cuz you've never heard anything like this!

Mongolian - or more specifically Tuvan - throat singing is a form of vocals where the singer can create resonant additional tones by manipulating their air pathways while singing the fundamental note. It's almost like multitracking or harmonizing your voice. There are basically three forms of vocalizing: 1.) Khoomei, the standard mid-range form 2.) Sygyt, which enables the more nasal flute-like pitches, and 3.) Kargyraa, which is those deep, growling bass notes.

Huun-Huur-Tu has long been the flagship group of the style. They've toured the West, and the one guy from the group was in the documentary Genghis Blues, which I definitely recommend checking out (find the soundtrack HERE). HHT emerged right at the time communism ended in Mongolia. With very strong ties to the old ways, they make great, picturesque folk music.

While their studio albums are great, it's live that they're really amazing. This file contains two albums: Best Live and More Live. They are alternately called Live 1 and Live 2, depending on which release you see. They were recorded in Moscow in front of rapturous audiences. The opening track of Live 2 (More Live), "Kagyraa", is one of the deepest, most amazing vocal performances ever. It's the ultimate WTF? track; guaranteed to make anyone crane their neck and look at the stereo bewilderingly. Great for testing bass response, too! All kidding aside, these are amazingly recorded and performed albums... definitely check them out if you call yourself a world music fan.

Albert Kuvezin was once a member of Huun Huur Tu. He went on to form the group Yat-Kha in the 90's. While the group initially featured a Russian guy on electronics, later Kuvezin molded the group into more of a melding of Western rock/blues with the Mongolian singing and melodies. It really must be heard. The file contains two albums...

The first, Tuva Rock, is - I think - one of the best foreign rock albums ever made. There is singing in both Tuvan and English. With rock dynamics bolted onto these galloping rhythms, it makes some amazingly driving music! See "Langchyy Boom" or opening track "Come Along" for an example. And the amazing dirge of "Coming Buddha" sounds like a great song off of Earth's Hex album. In fact, I wonder why the guys at the Southern Lord label haven't approached this dude? Besides the rock songs though, there is a beautiful traditional ballad in "Amdy Baryp".

This last, Re-Covers, is their highest-profile album. If you've browsed strange online comps like the Cover the Earth series on the Music For Maniacs blog, you may have heard a few of these songs. One of them I put on that Stones comp. And besides that cover song, this disc reveals many diverse influences. There's covers of Joy Division, Zep,
the Allman Brothers, Kraftwerk, Captain Beefheart, Bob Marley...this is a strange ride! You gotta have it if you're a fan of weird music.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The "Other Beatles", BigScott's personal "supplement"

Somewhat mis-titled, as BigScott62 had zip to do with creating this torrent, found it on the Bay while posting Jose's amazing series......Just felt this would be a good time to post it, after Jose's classic project, here is a decent big torrent I found a couple days ago, a BUNCH of random Beatles covers/rarities......I will be honest, I am postingthis BEFORE hearing it, haven't got the chance yet.....just thought it would "fit" while I was reposting Jose's project. Sorrys, if some of the tracks are mislabeled or unidentified, I wanted to get this up and wrap up the Beatles thing......

OK, first of all, this is, unlike Jose's stuff NOT structured in any conceptual manner, merely a hodgepodge I found on the Bay recently........a BIG bunch of Beatles covers, some of with which I am familiar, some not as much.......this entire thing is all about THE BEATLES, I remember (seriously) listening to (and loving) their stuff AT THE AGE OF 2, with help from my Dad who cranked their stuff 24/7  (Funny sidebar: You would simply NOT BELIEVE how much my ears and brain HATED Bob Dylan at this same time (as a small child).....when I was little, not only would my Dad fill the days with Beatles/Stones/Doors and the like, I also got a BUNCH of Dylan....I thought hos voice was vomit-inducing......HEY I GUESS you just need to forgive me, I was maybe 2-4 years old.

OK, this I said, haven't heard it, but I think it REALLY fits with the earlier "Other" Beatles project......Big Beatles fans may or may not find a track or three on this that they don't already have.......

Switching gears after this one not sure to where, yet, though.

Jude/03 STEREOPHONICS-Don't let Me Down/04 LULU-Day Tripper/05 U2-Help/06 BOYZ-Get Back/07 ALLISON MOORER-Here Comes the Sun/08 BEATLES-It's Now or Never/09 BEATLES-Hey Jude (Alt Version?)/10 BEATLES W/TINY TIM-Nowhere Man/11 JOE COCKER-Something/12 FAIRGROUND ATTRACTION-Do You Want to Know/13 BEE GEES-A Day in the Life/14 BOYS II MEN-Yesterday/15 BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & JON BON JOVI-Come Together (Live)/16 CROSBY, STILLS. NASH, AND YOUNG-Blackbird/17 DEEP PURPLE-Help/18 ELVIS PRESLEY-Something In the Way She Moves/19 FLYING PICKETS-Here There amd Everywhere/20 GEORGE HARRISON W/ERIC CLPATON-Here Comes the Sun/21 GEORGE MICHAEL-The Long and Winding Road/22 HERBIE HANCOCK-Norwegian Wood/23 PAUL WESTERBERG-Nowhere man/24 JON VON JOVI-Here Comes the Sun/25 KRIS KRISTOFFERSON-Paperback Writer/26 MARRILION-Let It Be/27 MEETS-She's Leaving Home/28 SERGIO MENDES AND BRAZIL 66-Day Tripper/    29 NANA MOUSKORI-Let it Be/30-NATALIE MERCHANT-Nowhere Man/31 NINA SIMONE-Here Comes the Sun/32 NO DOUBT-Ob La Di, Ob La Da/33 OASIS-You've Got to Hide Your Love Away/34 RADIOHEAD-Something/35 SERGIO MENDES-Here Comes the Sun/36  SERGIO MENDES AND BRAZIL '^^-Fool On the Hill 37 SHAM 69th a Little Help From My Friends/38SHIRLEY BASSEY-Fool on the Hill/39 STINGDay In the Life/40THE CORRS-Long and Winding Road.41 DOORS- Beatles Cover/42 THE WALLFLOWERS-I'm Lookin'/43 THOMPSON TWINS FEATURING MADONNA-Revolution/44 TORI AMOS-Shes Leaving Home/45 TRAVIS-Here Comes the Sun/46 XTC-I Am the Walrus

OK, I just tacked this onto the end of Jose's great Beatles project, as I said, without even listening to this one, I very rarely do that, but I wanted to run the gamut of this particular theme for now.....if  this thing sucks (before I get to listen Wednesday), let me know and I will get rid of it....I .am not about to post anything that would detract from Jose's project, but if the stuff listed above is legit, at least about half of it sounds MEGA-interesting!

The "Other Beatles" Part 5

This is the final installment of this great set created by a great friend of mine, Jose Kortozirkuito and his wonderful Spanish All-Star Blogging team, although, I will ADD a bonus of afterwards of a bunch of Beatles covers that I found, not going to be organized into albums, sorry, a "Labor of 'Like'", rather than of love perhaps, but as I've told ya before, please go to jose's blog ( and compliment him on this great effort (and while you are there, check out the other great stuff he has the way, ONCE AGAIN, I offer up a huge "GRACIAS" to Jose and his great team for compiling these, AND, mostly, for giving me permission to repost these on my's an honor and a privlege to be permited to do so.

Tonight's cover projects focus on the "Let It Be" album, and as well as the two "Past Masters" sets. The quality that has been evident thooughout the first four sets is carried on here, makin this one hell of a job, I've compared it once before to Brian's Dyaln Epic, it's that kind of monumnetal.

"The Other Let It Be" gives us another memory of David Bowie, with his "Across the Universe". Aretha Franklin turns in as good a version of the title track I've evr heard. Beth Orton's "Dig It" is a fine surprise, and Ike & Tina Turner's "Get Back" is frantic, they used to do it regularly live in thier shows.

"The Other Past Masters Volume 1" of course will have some overlap with some of the other sets, but is is MATERIAL overlap, anyway, NOT artist overlap, in other words, we get SECOND cover versions of some of the Beatles classics. Little Richards' (original) "Long Tall Sally" is a wild classic, The Inmates take on "I'll Get You" isn't too bad, I think the highlight may be the closing "I'm Down" from the always, feel free to comment on these yourself, let me know what you like/dislike, like the Dylan set, I have hardly found a track I would call "uninteresting", be they good or bad.

The last entry in Jose's effort (remember, I'm gonna  add a sort of "supplement" to this afterwards.), is "Past Masters Volume 2"...Well, I always liked Richie Havens version of "Lady Madonna", and Wilson Pickett had a large hit with his version of "Hey Jude". Al Green who could scorch ANY song he covered, owns "Get Back"....also, oddball entries from Whitesnake (!) and Scorpions (!!)......

Been a great set, had fun reposting it and maybe giving it  a bit more exposure....thanks again to Jose and his great team!

THE OTHER LET IT BE-01 R. DEAN TAYLOR-Two of Us/02 ST VINCENT-Dig a Pony/03 DAVID BOWIE-Across the Universe/04 MARC FORD-I, Me, Mine/05 BETH ORTON-Dig It/06 ARETHA FRANKLIN-Let It Be/07 CW STONEKING-Maggie Mae/08 5TH DIMENSION-I've Got a Feeling/09 WILLIE NELSON-One After 909/10 RAY CHARLES-The Long And Winding Road/11 MONTI BETON-For You Blue/12 IKE & TINA TURNER-Get back 


THE OTHER PAST MASTERS VOLUME 2-01 WHITESNAKE-Day Tripper/02 COLDPLAY-We Can Work It Out/03 THE BEATS-Paperback Writer/04 BABELAIN-Rain/05 RICHIE HAVENS-Lady Madonna/06 THE SOULFUL STRINGS-The Inner Light/07 WILSON PICKETT-Hey Jude/08 Jim Sturgess & Joe Anderson-Revolution /09 Al Green-Get back/10 PAOLO NUTINI-Don't Let Me Down/11 THE CALIFORNIA POPPY PICKERS-The Ballad of John and Yoko/12 GARY BROOKER-Old Brown Shoe/ 13 SCORPIONS-Across the Universe/14 LOS BERZAS-Letra B (Let it Be)/15 YELLOW MATTER CUSTARD-You Know My Name (Look Up the Number)

Well, I have to say, this is a great set compiled by Jose and a Beatles fan, as well as a fan of skilfuly crafted, homemade-cover projects, these I think are fantastic....I hope that someday I get the CHANCE to do similar projects on some of my fave albums (ONE of which you know is "Forever Changes", the others we'll keep secret for now until we see if I can construct a covers project out of them.

Monday, January 25, 2016

The "Other" Beatles Part 4

Back again with the #4 installment of this killer project, mind you I am taking NO credit for it, as jose kortozirkuito, proprieter of one of the best blogs currently in existence, there and check out his fine work, that is one great blog.....if you are english speaking like myself, there is some Spanish language stuff there, but for me personally, that is just another plus.... these creations were from last summer, by the Spanish Blogger All-Star team, headed by my great friend Jose!

Well, at this point as we "cover" the career of the beatls, they were on top of the world, could do no wrong, and were cranking out masterworks every few months..... and Jose and friends do a fine job of capturing the feel of these great discs, these are TRIBUTES, but to the degree that (I'll say it again) they are more LABORS OF LOVE.

We lead off with the incredible 2-disc "White Album", what a great album it was to begin with, I couldn't wait to hear the covers lets see what we got here anyway.....well, I love most everything on this set......the most interesting stuff here is the stuff that (I'd think) would be damn near IMPOSSILE to cover without sounding stupid, Dwight Twilley pulls this off on "The Continuing Saga of Bungalo Bill", Joe Anderson/Salma hayek turn in a FINE "Happiness is a Warm Gun", and the Moments do a respectable take on "Rocky Raccoon"......MAN those, to me, are some HARD songs to cover without sounding stupid.

The second disc of the "Other White Album" is just as great, who could resist Pau Weller taking on "Birthday", Fats Domino's version of "Everybody's Got SOmthing to Hide Except Me and My Monkey" is pretty well known (and GREAT), and, on another "hard one to cover without sounding stupid (many have tried, and done exactly that), Ronnie Peterson & Betzefer take on, respectably well, the infamous "Helter Skelter"

So, we move along to "The Other Yellow Submarine", GOD how I remember seeing the film in the
theater at a very young age......well, never's a short effort, and hw could anyone resist Echo & the Bunnymen tackling "All You need Is Love"? Or pscyh legends the Gods going at "Hey Bulldog". The Beatles gave the world some incredible material, noone could argue that.

One more on this part, "The Other Abbey Road"....."Abbey Road" may be my favorite, along with "Revolver" and the "White Album"......with a gun at my temple, I'd likely pick "Abbey Road", it was great, catchy, rocking and SOOOOO complex, and, again, a HARD effort to cover.....but it leads off with a SLAMMING "Come Together" from Ike and Tina Turner, be sure and check Paul SImon, Graham Nash, and David Crosby's take on "Here Comes the Sun", and a very fave band of mine, Cornershop, do thier thing to "Mean Mr. Mustard/Polythene Pam".......not terribly crazy about the Phil Collins stuff, but what are you gonna do? Again, this is a masterwork, Labour of love, DONE UP RIGHT.......please check these out, go to Jose's site and compliment/thank him, but also (just out of my own curiosity), please leave comments here.....I think this set is wonderful, varied, and most of all, just a joy to listen to. Thanks Jose and Company!

CLARKS-Dear Prudence/03 JOHN KILZER-Glass Onion/04 ARTHUR CONLEY-Ob-la-Di, Ob-la-da/05 THE SQUIRRELS-Wild Honey Pie/06 DWIGHT TILLEY-The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill/07 BLACK BIRD BAND-While My Guitar Gently Weeps/08 JOE ANDERSON/SALMA HAYEK-Happiness Is a Warm Gun/09 BERTOLF-Martha My Dear/10 PHIL CAMPBELL-I'm So Tired/11 SOLEIL MOON-Blackbird/12 LUIS EDUARDO AUTE-Piggies/13 THE MOMENTS-Rocky Raccoon/14 FIELD MUSIC-Don't Pass Me By/15 THE LIGHTNING KIDS-Why Don't We Do It In the Road?/16 MATHIEU SAIKALY- I Will/17 CASSIA ELLER-Julia

THE OTHER WHITE ALBUM DISC 2-01 PAUL WELLER-Birthday/02 EUGENE MCGUINNESS-Yer Blues/03 THE KINGS SINGERS-Mother Nature's Son/04 FATS DOMINO-Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me and My Monkey/05 DAMILLS-Sexy Sadie/06 RONNIE PETERSON & BETZEFER-Helter Skelter/07 ASTRID AND STANLEY SAMUELSON-Long, Long, Long/08 KENNY NEAL, LUCKY PETERSON, & TAB BENOIT-Revolution 1/09 MEEK-Honey Pie/10 PETE GREENWOOD-Savoy Truffle/11 SAMIAM-Cry Baby Cry/12 KURT HOFFMAN'S BAND OF WEEDS-Revolution 9/13 SARABETH TUCEK-Good Night

GRAVENHURST-Only a Northern Song/03 JOY UNLIMITED-All Together Now/04 THE GODS-Hey Bulldog/05 STEVE HILLAGE-It's All Too Much/06 ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN-All You need Is Love

THE OTHER ABBEY ROAD-01 IKE AND TINA TURNER-Come Together/02 BOB DYLAN-Something/03 MONA LISA TWINS-Maxwell's Silver Hammer/04 ANDRES CALAMARO-Oh! Darling/05 NICOTINE-Octopus's Garden/06 ERIC GALES-I Want You (She's So Heavy)/07 PAUL SIMON, GRAHAM NASH, & DAVID CROSBY-Here Comes the Sun/08 PEDRO AZNAR-Because/09 GLENN TIBROOK AND NINE BELOW ZERO-You Never Give Me Your Money/10 GOMEZ-Sun King/11 CORNERSHOP-Mean Mr. Mustard/12 CORNERSHOP-Polythene Pam/13 THE YOUNGBLOODS-She Came In Through the bathroom Window/14 PHIL COLLINS-Golden Slumbers/15 PHIL COLLINS-Carry That Weight/16 PHIL COLLINS-The End/17 DOUBLE FANTASY-Her Majesty

Guys these are gifts to the world from Jose and his amigos.....I thought they were so good that I would try to give these extra exposure....check em out, see what you think, and please tell me, but MIORE importantly tell Jose & Co. what a fine job did here....I LOVE THESE COVERS PROJECTS, please please please please, others (Not you guys, Brian and Jonder), create a version of your favorite albums......I know, it's a lot of work (look who is talking, after all), but the end results generally show how much respect that you have for the tributed artist.

Still more to come, hoping and hoping that you guys like these. I know I do!