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 Jun 17th 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
Elmer Bernstein “Tuning / Concerto”
from The World of Henry Orient (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture) MP3 Album (MGM Music 2008) —Music bed for voiceover show intro, commentary, and back announcement.
The Hollies With Peter Sellers “After The Fox (2011 - Remaster)”
composed by Hal David & Burt Bacharach
from The Clarke, Hicks & Nash Years (The Complete Hollies April 1963 - October 1968) MP3 Comp (EMI Records 2011)
Burt Bacharach “Dream On James You're Winning”
from Casino Royale: An Original MGM Motion Picture Soundtrack MP3 Album (Kritzerland Records 2010) —"Music Composed and Conducted by Burt Bacharach," featuring echoes of the hit song THE LOOK OF LOVE, also from this James Bond spoof from 1967.
Dusty Springfield “THE LOOK OF LOVE”
from 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Dusty Springfield MP3 Album (IslandDef Jam 1999) —CASINO ROYALE was panned by many, and with several directors is totally schizo, but check out the AMAZING seduction scene set to this tune, featuring Ursula Andress & Peter Sellers, some of which is shot in Panavision through a trippy aquarium!
Casino Royale “Casino Royale [Bonus Track-a-rach]”
from Bacharach Back to Back MP3 Album (Varese Sarabande 1999) —Partially a music bed for voiceover recap, this song was from Peter Sellers' film of the same name, here featuring lead vocals by Danny Shorago, also of the LA/SF band The Fuxedos. "A Swingin' 60-Style Celebration of the Genius That Is Burt Bacharach."
Kid Chocolat “Dr. Strangelove Sings the Beatles, Pt. 1 (Num Num Mix)”
from Hello Children, the Peter Sellers Remix MP3 Other (Poor Records 2003) —Samples Peter Sellers' Dr. Strangelove character, plus elements from Blake Edwards' THE PARTY ("Birdie Num Num"). Kid Chocolat is an impressive Swiss DJ.
Julie London “Mad About The Boy”
from Julie London - The Ultimate Collection CD Comp (EMI Gold 1998) —In THE MAGIC CHRISTIAN, a singer on the cruise ship performing this song for Roman Polanski & others turns out to be Yul Brynner in drag. This cover of the Noel Coward song provided a music bed for voiceover commentary & recap.
Mike D'Abo “Miss Me In the Morning”
from The Mike D'Abo Collection Vol 1 - Handbags & Gladrags MP3 Comp (RPM Records 2001) —A song by the former lead singer of Manfred Mann, featured in THERE'S A GIRL IN MY SOUP (1970).
Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted by John Barry “Ballad Suite from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: Curiouser and Curiouser, I've Never Been This Way Before, The Me I Never Knew”
from The Concert John Barry MP3 Album (Universal France 2010) —007 composer John Barry wrote the music for this 1972 musical film co-starring Peter Sellers as the March Hare & Dudley Moore as Dormouse. Excerpt. Music bed for voiceover.
Sir Robert Helpman (Mad Hatter), Peter Sellers (March Hare) and Dudley Moore (Dormouse) “The Pun Song”
composed by John Barry
from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland/Petulia (1972/1968) MP3 Album (Silver Age Classics 2005) —A John Barry song from this ALICE IN WONDERLAND musical from the UK with Peter Sellers & Dudley Moore, among others.
Eumir Deodato Trio “Also Sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spake Zarathustra) (2001 Space Odyssey Movie Theme)”
from Prelude MP3 Album (CTI Masterworks/Sony Music Entertainment 2011) —Excerpt: a jazz cover of Richard Strauss' composition popularized by Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, which was itself the closing number during Hal Ashby's political satire BEING THERE (1979), starring the Oscar-nominated Peter Sellers in his pen
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