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                  THE PERSONALITY SOUND of the SIXTIES
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There are 11 messages in this issue of Spectropop.

Topics in this Digest Number 370:

      1. Southern Rock
           From: "marino223" 
      2. Re: Southern Rock
           From: "Javed Jafri" 
      3. Re: Dwight Twilley
           From: Billy G. Spradlin 
      4. Re:Dwight Twilley
           From: tymespan 
      5. Twilley don't mind
           From: Alan Gordon 
      6. More  Southern Rock
           From: "Nick Archer" 
      7. Re: Paul Revere and the Raiders - Live?
           From: "Mike Arcidiacono" 
      8. Re: Paul Revere and the Raiders - Live?
           From: Billy G. Spradlin 
      9. re: Grace of My Heart
           From: "Jack Madani" 
     10. Various from Digest Number 369
           From: "Paul Payton" 
     11. The Liquid Room-1/27/2002
           From: "David Ponak" 

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Message: 1
   Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 17:43:47 -0000
   From: "marino223" 
Subject: Southern Rock

I own the Goin' South set, as well as a few other
collections, but I always wanted to put together a really
good Southern Rock set for myself.  I've settled on a
two-disk set which includes the following tracks listed
below.

Comments, critiques, etc always welcome!  Keep in mind, I
left off the more popular acts such as The Allman Bros,
Lynryd Skynyrd, Black Crowes, ZZ Top & 38 Special tunes
because I already own their greatest hits and didn't want
to be redundant. 

I am well aware many of these acts aren't actually from
the South.  I just like the songs and they kinda fit the
genre!


Disk One

1. Polk Salad Annie - Tony Joe White
2. Almost Saturday Night - Dave Edmunds
3. My Maria - B.W. Stevenson
4. Amie - Pure Prairie League
5. So Into You - Atlanta Rhythm Section
6. Can't You See - Marshall Tucker Band
7. Going Up The Country - Canned Heat
8. There Goes Another Love Song - The Outlaws
9. If You Want To Get To Heaven - Ozark Mountain Daredevils
10. Tuff Enuff - The Fabulous Thunderbirds
11. The Devil Went Down To Georgia - Charlie Daniels Band
12. Whiskey Man - Molly Hatchet
13. Don't Misunderstand Me - Rossington Collins Band
14. Keep On Smilin' - Wet Willie
15. Dixie Chicken - Little Feat
16. The South's Gonna Do It Again - Charlie Daniels Band
17. Two Lane Highway (Live) - Pure Prairie League
18. Johnny B. Goode (Live) - Johnny Winter
19. Ring Of Fire - Dick Dale
20. Move It On Over - George Thorogood
21. Flirtin' With Disaster - Molly Hatchet


Disk Two

1. Good Time Feeling - Great Southern Featuring Dickey Bettes
2. Imaginary Lover - Atlanta Rhythm Section
3. Fooled Around And Fell In Love - Elvin Bishop
4. Heard It In A Love Song - Marshall Tucker Band
5. Closer To Home - Grand Funk Railroad
6. Spooky - Atlanta Rhythm Section
7. Fall Of The Peacemakers - Molly Hatchet
8. Green Grass & High Tides - The Outlaws
9. Keep Your Hands To Yourself - Georgia Satellites
10. Highway 61 - Johnny Winter
11. Mississippi Queen - Mountain
12. Oh Well (Live) - The Black Crowes Featuring Jimmy Page
13. One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer - George Thorogood


Mike Marino


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Message: 2
   Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 23:47:34 -0500
   From: "Javed Jafri" 
Subject: Re: Southern Rock

Here are some additions for you :

The Battle Of New Orleans/Johnny Horton
Son of A Preacher Man/Dusty Springfield
Ode To Billy Joe/Bobbie Gentry
Georgia Pines/The Candymen
Hot Rod Lincoln/Commander Cody
Motorcycle Mama/Sailcat
Amos Moses/Jerry Reed
I Can Help/Billy Swan
Third Rate Romance/The Amazing Rhythm Aces
Panama Red/The New Riders Of The Purple Sage
This Old Cowboy/The Marshall Tucker Band
Jambalaya/Blue Ridge Rangers
LA Freeway/Jerry Jeff Walker
Some Of Shelly's Blues/The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Listen To The Band/The Monkees
Never Goin' Back/The Lovin' Spoonful
Drug Store Truck Drivin Man/The Byrds
End Of The World/Skeeter Davis 

Javed


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Message: 3
   Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2002 03:17:32 -0000
   From: Billy G. Spradlin 
Subject: Re: Dwight Twilley

> Anyone know of any new material from Mr. Twilley?
> (Contenporary commercial radio probably wouldn't play it
> unless he hired some Britrney type to go-go dance in
> fron of the band on a video.)

Thats a shame cause he still has that gift of Great
melodies, smart lyrics and John Lennon-meets-Elvis
singing style. The guy for years was trying to get a
major label deal but finally gave up and started
releasing CD's on indie labels. 

Dwight has released 3 Excllent albums in the past 4
years: "Tulsa" (on Copper Records), "Between The Cracks
- Volume 1" (a demos/rarities CD - from Not Lame). Last
year he released an album called "The Luck" (out on his
own label). Its an album he recorded for a major label
in 1990, but sat unreleased till now.

Now I just wish I could get my hands on CD copies of
"Twilley", "Scuba Divers" and "Jungle" - My vinyl copies
are showing thier age!

Billy Dont Mind :)


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Message: 4
   Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 09:52:56 EST
   From: tymespan 
Subject: Re:Dwight Twilley

There's a lot of new Twilley material that came out
during the last two years. He released a new LP Tulsa
in '99. Last year he released The Luck  (an unreleased
CD produced by Richie Podolor). Not Lame Records
released Between the Cracks, a collection of 16
rartities & demos throughout his career. Plus there
were two bootlegs: The Rain, The Park & Twilley (with
live material & rarities) and Tulsa Girl. Tulsa Girl is
a must have. Twilley was selling cassette tapes of
unreleased material & demos on his website and some
enterprising bootlegger put them all on CD. Some great
material here including 4 track demos of material from
Sincerely like "You Were So Warm" and "Release Me".


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Message: 5
   Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 15:10:08 -0800
   From: Alan Gordon 
Subject: Twilley don't mind


> Anyone know of any new material from Mr. Twilley?
> (Contenporary commercial radio probably wouldn't play it
> unless he hired some Britrney type to go-go dance in
> fron of the band on a video.)
>
> And Sean, I love the "O-Nee-Ders" too!
>
> Country Paul
>

Country sir:

As far as I know, there are only 8 (eight) cds available
of Twilleys material:

Twilley Band's first 2 original albums.  "Sincerely" and
"Dwight Twilley Band."  There are at least 2 versions of
each of these albums.  Both contain different bonus tracks.
For the uninitiated, The Dwight Twilley Band is Dwight and
the late Phil Seymour, both, on most instruments and
vocals. Because of the duos nasty record label problems,
even though both albums were quite fantastic, they were
not very successful.  The first album had an amazingly
catchy tune that people who were even remotely music
conscious in 1976, remember, but have no idea who performs
it... "...was it that Petty guy?"

"The Great Lost Twilley Album" is lotsa Twilley Band's
unreleased stuff. Most have vocals by Dwight and Phil. 
Great stuff... and 25 tracks.

Rock Yourself.  This is mentioned on Twilley's site... I
have never heard of it(?)

Between The Cracks - Volume One is more unreleased great
stuff.

Dwight Twilley XXI is a best-of that spans Twilley's
fairly unsuccessful carrier.  It also contains tracks from
his albums that were never released on cd.

Tulsa.  It hasn't been my pleasure to have heard these
last two albums.

The Luck.  Newest album.  At this point mail order only.


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Message: 6
   Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 13:51:01 -0600
   From: "Nick Archer" 
Subject: More  Southern Rock

As someone who was on the radio in North Carolina in the
mid-70's, I recommend the following also:

Hydra - on Capricorn Records Winters Brothers Band - ATCO
Sea Level - on Capricorn Barefoot Jerry - Nashville group
also known as Area Code 615. Their albums have just been
re-released in Europe.

And related groups, though not  classic "Southern" ,

Blackfoot
Cactus
Seatrain


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Message: 7
   Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 11:57:08 -0500
   From: "Mike Arcidiacono" 
Subject: Re: Paul Revere and the Raiders - Live?

>From: Alan Gordon 
> 
> > the "live" side of Paul
> > Revere & The Raiders "Here They Come" LP!
> 
> I believe this is actually live.

No its NOT. It was all done in Columbia Records Studio in
LA with "crowd" noise dubbed in later.

80% of the "live" LPs from the '60s were faked. Recording
in the field in those days wasnt considered even close to
what could be achieved in the studio, hench, the "fakes".

Here They Comes

Your Friend,

Mikey


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Message: 8
   Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2002 03:08:39 -0000
   From: Billy G. Spradlin 
Subject: Re: Paul Revere and the Raiders - Live?

Oops.. I guess the topic ment "simulated" audiance or
party.  

(Producer) Bruce Johnson brought in a audiance into
Columbia's studio and had the Raiders do thier live show
while the tape was rolling. Sounds like they had a great
time and the band sounds great, but to me "live in the
studio" isnt quite the same as live on a stage in a
club/theatre/stadium.  

Its a shame Columbia didnt have the Raiders do any live
recording in thier classic "65-67" era after Terry
Melcher "smoothed out" thier Northwest R&B-based frat
party band sound. 

Billy

Here They Come

--- In spectropop, Alan Gordon  wrote:
> Billy G. Spradlin wrote:
> >
> > Another great party croud is on the "live" side of Paul
> > Revere & The Raiders "Here They Come" LP!
> 
> I believe this is actually live.
> 
> al babe


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Message: 9
   Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 12:34:28 -0500
   From: "Jack Madani" 
Subject: re: Grace of My Heart

spectropop writes:
>"not entirely
>historically accurate" is a bit of an understatement.  I
>assume the main characters are amalgams of the "real"
>Brille people... but when "Carol King" marries "Brian
>Wilson" and then "Brian" commits suicide by lumbering off
>into the blue pacific... well... i cried... but not for
>the right reasons.

Har!  I know how you felt.  I kept warning my wife before
she watched it "don't imagine this is in any way a
depiction of reality" over and over until she shouted at
me to get out of the room and let her watch in peace.

My own favorite funny thing was the way Don Kirshner's
brain seemed to have been transplanted into Phil
Spector's body.  John Turturro sure LOOKED great, though,
dinnhee?

jack

Grace of My Heart


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Message: 10
   Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 14:41:40 -0500
   From: "Paul Payton" 
Subject: Various from Digest Number 369

Hi, UK Brian Wilson fans! It's nice to know I wasn't the
only one who felt as though he had a holy experience at
the concert. (My wife and I saw him at the "Pet Sounds"
tour two summers ago at PNC Arts Center in NJ, then
again there with Paul Simon. Less holy the second time,
more party-like, but still exquisite. (And Brian
actually stood up and played bass on "Surfer Girl!")

Re: rock movies, as many of us have noted, "That Thing
You Do" did it right for historical accuracy by
fictionalizing the most typical situations of 60's bands.
I wouldn't expect "Grace of my Heart" to be accurate any
more than "American Hot Wax," which was, in my opinion,
a not-very-good movie about a great subject that was
elevated by that very subject. Two things stood out in
that film for me. First was "Carole King" teaching
"Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers'" "her" song, "Why Do
Fools Fall In Love." Sure the history was way off base,
but I remember singing in ad hoc doo-wop groups at the
time and working out arrangements in just that way; the
truthful experience shown sent chills down my back.

The second thing was a scene in a stand-in radio station
for WINS, allegedly based on fact, but I may have
smoothed it into my own retelling; nonetheless, it has
been a watchword of my personal communications faith
ever since the flick came out: Alan Freed is in the
studio with the monitor cranked up to 11. His engineer
hits the squawkbox and says, "Alan, how can you stand
that teenage crap over and over again at high volume?"
And Freed says, "Because - they can tell when you're not
listening." Amen, Alan, wherever you are; whatever I do,
I've always strived to never be caught not listening!

Yes, I'd prefer historical accuracy, but not at the
expense of the "real" truth. And whether or not he
really said it, that line is about as true as it gets!
(29 years of commercial radio proved it to me over and
over....)

One more question on the Joys "I Still Love Him" (Mick,
maybe you can help): what are they singing in the
refrain: "But I still love him, I still love my
__________". It sounds like the word in the blank is
"Angelo." but probably not since the group responds,
"Don't you know she loves you, Joe?" (This question
definitely falls into the "'Scuse me while I kiss this
guy" category!)

I hope I left everyone far fewer typos this time!

More later,
Country Paul


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Message: 11
   Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 17:32:17 -0500
   From: "David Ponak" 
Subject: The Liquid Room-1/27/2002

The Liquid Room, (usually) hosted by David Ponak (me),
airs every Saturday night from Midnight to 3AM (PDT) on
90.7FM KPFK Los Angeles, as well as streaming at
http://kpfk.org. 

Let's hear it for Tony Tucci, for doing is usual amazing
job filling in for me!

Tucci in The Liquid Room 01/27/02. 
Email your raves and/or complaints to


1. The Association/Come On In
Birthday (WB)

2. La Casa Azul/Galletas
Elefant Dosmiluno (Elefant-Spain)

3. Bobby Hughes Experience/Seasons
Jet Society (ESL)

4. Bloomfield, Kooper, Stills/Season Of The Witch
Diggin' Deeper Vol.4 (Sony-Germany)

5. Mr. Hermano/Moresque
Free As The Morning Sun (Disorient-UK)

6. Esquivel/Brazil
See It In Sound (7N/BMG)

7. Kraked Unit/The Man With The Drum
The Allenko Brotherhood Ensemble (Comet-France)

8. Nicole Willis/Heed The Sign (Maurice Fulton Remix)
Soul Makeover (Sahko)

9. Georges Garvanez/Hashish Party
Bombay Jazz Palace (Outcaste-UK)

10. The Transitors/Mission On Venus (Kid Loco Mix)
Mission On Venus 12" (Temposphere-Italy)

11. Georgie Fame/Hot Stuff
Mojo Club Vol.10 (Mojo-Germany)

12. Pizzicato Five/Fashion People
Ca Et La Japan (Readymade-Japan)

13. Franco Micalizzi/Robert's Theme
Easy Tempo Vol.4 (Right Tempo-Italy)

14. Rob/Don't Kill Dub
Don't Kill Rob (Virgin-France)

15. The Beta Band/Broke
Hot Shots 2 (Astralwerks)

16. Bejamin Biolay/Los Angeles (Friendship 7 Remix)
Remix EP (Virgin-France)

17. Kid Loco/Lullaby
The Love And Dope And Dreamsuite EP (Yellow-France)

18. Andre Popp/Los Tiempos De Mi Papa
Popp Musique (Tricatel-France)

19. The Avalanches/Frontier Psychiatrist
Since I Left You (XL-UK)

20. The Fifth Garden/Flight To Bombay
Panoramica (Readymade-Japan)

21. Monday Michiru/You Make Me (Shin's Shin Mix)
Premiumix (Polydor KK-Japan)

22. Freddie Cole/Brother Where Are You
What Is Wrong With Groovin' (Jazzman-UK)

23. Jackson 5 + Small Cirle of Friends/I'll Be There
Soul Source/Jackson 5 Remixes (Polydor KK-Japan)

24. Mashupheadz/Cuckoo Clock
Muzik (End-UK)

25. Chung King/Les Fleur
It's Now Safe To Turn Off Your Computer (Chung King-UK)

26. Symphony/Do Not Kiss
Do Not Kiss (Temposphere-Italy)

27. City/Your Life
Dub Plates From The Lamp (Pork-UK)

28. Smoke City/Can You Feel That
Heroes Of Nature (Jive-UK)

29. Left Foot Meets The Sister Love/Give Me Your Love
The Remix Album Part 2 (Mojo-Germany)

30. Jon Kennedy/Smith Vs.Smith
Future Sounds Of Jazz Vol.8 (Compost-Germany)

31. Stringtronics/Dawn Mists
Barry 7's Connectors (Lo-UK)

32. Bertrand Bergalat/Vision Of Love
Richer E.P. (Tricatel-France)

33. Asha Puthli/Right Down Here
Diggin' Deeper Vol.1 (Sony-Germany)

34. Gak Sato/Green City
Tangram (Right Tempo-Italy)

35. Bebel Gilberto/Tanto Tempo(Peter Kruder Remix)
Tanto Tempo Remixes (Six Degress)

36. Yush 2K/Tesco Girl
Retro Tingz (Yush-UK)

37. Pizzicato Five/Tokyo Mon Amour (Discotique 96 Mix)
Combinaison Spaciale EP (Matador)

38. Paul Williams/Mornin' I'll Be Movin' On
Someday Man (Reprise)


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