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 Jan 30th 2012 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
Jimi Hendrix “Foxey Lady (Live)”
from Live at Woodstock MP3 Other (Experience Hendrix LLC/Sony Music 1969) —Martin Scorsese co-edited the documentary film "Woodstock." Music bed for voiceover, including a commentary by Mr. Scorsese found at commondreams.org: http://www.commondreams.org/view/2009/07/05-1. Music bed for selections from that article.
Aretha Franklin “Jumpin' Jack Flash”
from Platinum & Gold Collection: Aretha Franklin MP3 Album (BMG Heritage 1998) —A cover of the crucial Rolling Stones song that introduces Bobby DeNiro to the Scorsese cinematic universe in "Mean Streets." Apparently this version features instrumental contributions by two Stones members, guitarists Keith Richards and Ronnie Woods. Di
Tortoise and Bonnie 'Prince' Billy “Daniel”
composed by Elton John and Bernie Taupin
from Brave and the Bold MP3 Album (Overcoat Recordings 2006) —Cover of the Elton John song. The original John track is featured on the unreleased soundtrack of "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore." Music bed for back announcement voiceover and other commentary. Excerpt.
Bernard Herrmann “Diary Of A Taxi Driver (Album Version)”
from Taxi Driver: Original Soundtrack Recording [Original Recording Remastered, Soundtrack] MP3 Other (Arista 1998) —Featuring the amazing poetry of Paul Schrader's monologues written for the character of Travis Bickle (brilliantly played by Scorsese's close friend Bobby DeNiro). Herrmann is a Hitchcock regular. This score is genius! (& BH's last)
Evidence “Late For The Sky (feat. Slug & Aesop Rock)”
from Cats & Dogs (Instrumental Version) MP3 Album (Rhymesayers Entertainment, LLC 2011) —The original song sampled by Evidence in this instrumental track is Jackson Browne's song of the same name, which is featured during a compelling and frightening scene in "Taxi Driver." The excerpt I played was a music bed for my back-announce voiceover.
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