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Basement Vinyls 5/29/14

Jun 01, 2014

Now that Summer has semi-officially kicked off, I decided to celebrate by starting BV with a summer-theme set.  Hope you enjoyed it!

One notable song I played was London keyboardist/producer Paul Hardcastle's "19", a poignant track with actual sound from reporting of the Vietnam War.  Playing it around Memorial Day gives me pause to remember the real reason for that holiday.

Another artist played on this BV was the late Dan Hartman, who I originally thought of only as a disco artist ("Instant Replay", "Relight My Fire"), but in fact was previously a member of the Edgar Winter Band, and also produced .38 Special, Average White Band, and James Brown's "Living In America" from 1986.  Alas, he passed young in November, 1994, at the age of 43.

That's all for sure to catch Basement Vinyls this Thursday (June 5) at 8 PM on Radio K....Real Vinyl Radio!



THE JAMIES- Summertime, Summertime- Summertime Gold
THE B-52'S- Summer Of Love (Summer Party Mix)- 12"
THE LOVIN' SPOONFUL- Summer In The City- Summertime Gold
BANANARAMA- Summer Dub- Cruel Summer (12")
HUMAN LEAGUE- The Lebanon- 12"
PAUL HARDCASTLE- 19 (Extended Version)- 12"
CRASH STREET KIDS- Shake It Up- Little Girls
PHIL AND THE BLANKS- Sheila (You Be)- The Original Hometown Album
DINO- Summergirls (Radio Edit)- 7"
SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE- Dance To The Music- Frat Rock! Volume 2
NEIL DIAMOND- Thank The Lord For The Night Time- Classics: The Early Years
JEFFERSON AIRPLANE- White Rabbit- Get It Together
CAROL DOUGLAS- Doctor's Orders- Best Of Carol Douglas
A-HA- The Sun Always Shines On TV (Extended Version)- 12"
KIM WILDE- You Keep Me Hangin' On- 12"
WANG CHUNG- Don't Let Go (Remix)- 12"
THE ASSOCIATION- Windy- 60's Top Vocal Greats
DAN HARTMAN- I Can Dream About You- 12"
THE GRASS ROOTS- Let's Live For Today- The Grass Roots: Their 16 Greatest Hits
M.C. MIKER "G" & DEEJAY SVEN- Holiday Rap- 12"
PEBBLES- Mercedes Boy (Radio Edit)- 12"
THE BUCKINGHAMS- Kind Of A Drag- Columbia Records Hall Of Fame Vol. VIII 1967-1968-1969
CROSBY, STILLS & NASH- Marakesh Express- Superstars Of The 70's
ALTERED IMAGES- See Those Eyes (12" Version)- 12"
THE BOX TOPS- The Letter- Dick Clark New 20 Years Of Rock N' Roll
BACHMAN-TURNER OVERDRIVE- You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet- Best Of B.T.O. (So Far)