Freak Power Ticket (Eclectic)
A "wondrous boat ride" exploring rock 'n' roll & other music, the counter cultural, cinema, pop culture, oddities, etc. Buy a ticket, take the ride.
Mon May 20th 2013 11.00am–12.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links help support the station.
Time zone: pacific
Luigi Boccherini “Minuet by Boccherini”
from 100 Classical Essentials: Essential Collection MP3 Comp (2012) —Featured in the Ealings comedy, THE LADYKILLERS, this is the song an undercover gang of thieves pretend to play to convince their elderly landlady that they're actually a chamber ensemble. Music bed for voiceover introduction.
The Goons “Bloodnok's Rock 'N' Roll Call”
from The Best OF MP3 Album (ONe Day Music 2011) —"The Man with 1000 Voices," comedic genius Peter Sellers, got his start alongside Spike Milligan and others in the UK radio & TV troupe The Goons. Here's a sample of their work from the mid-1950s, a spoof of the popularity of rock'n'roll music.
Peter Sellers “Suddenly It's Folk Song (from The Best of Sellers)”
from Peter Sellers and The Goons - The Best of Sellers / The Goons Unchained Melodies MP3 Comp (Regis Records/The Orchard 2008) —1958 Goon Show-esque UK comedy routine.
Peter Sellers “You Keep Me Swingin'”
from Songs for Swingin' Sellers... And a Little Bit More MP3 Album (Orange Leisure / The Orchard 2010) —007 vocalist Matt Monro (as Fred Flange) does the crooner vocals; Sellers closing bit here was sampled by Big Audio Dynamite in 'Rush.' Produced by George Martin of Beatles fame.
Nelson Riddle “Lolita Ya Ya (1996 Digital Remaster)”
from Ultra-Lounge / Cocktail Capers Volume Eight MP3 Comp (Capitol Records= 1996) —Peter Sellers played Clare Quilty, the lecherous nemesis of Humbert Humbert (James Mason), a role expanded for the star by Nabokov's adaptation of his own controversial '50s novel, LOLITA. Music bed for voiceover commentary & back announcement.
Laurie Johnson “The Bomb Run (From 'Dr. Strangelove- Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying)”
from Avengers [Original Soundtrack] MP3 Album (Varese Sarabande 1995) —Excerpt: music bed for voiceover back announcement & commentary. This segment of the show also features dialogue clips from Stanley Kubrick's DR. STRANGELOVE OR: HOW I STOPPED WORRYING AND LEARNED TO LOVE THE BOMB mixed into the session.
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