Saturday, July 08, 2006

Kemp's Playlist from June 8

Today's show paid homage to the Monterey International Pop Music Festival, which was held June 16, 17, & 18, 1967, in Monterey, California. This festival provided enough material for many hours of programming - whittling it all down to two hours was an interesting challenge.

There are several good resources on the web for information about the festival - Setlist.com, a "fan site" by an attendee (beware of pesky Tripod popups), and a site that features many of the famous and infamous festivals from that era.

Here's the playlist from today's show:

The Mamas and The Papas, "California Dreaming" from the Forest Gump soundtrack
Eric Burden and the Animals, "San Franciscan Night" from Winds of Change (LP)
Simon & Garfunkel, "Homeward Bound" and "The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feeling Groovy) from Simon & Garfunkel's Greatest Hits
Eric Burden and the Animals, " Paint it Black" also from Winds of Change
Big Brother & the Holding Company, "Combination of the Two" from Cheap Thrills
Country Joe McDonald, "Feel Like I'm Fixin To Die Rag" from the Woodstock soundtrack
Steve Miller Band, "Living in the USA" recorded live at Irvine CA, 8-9-91
Butterfield Blues Band, "Born in Chicago" from Golden Butter (LP)
Quicksilver Messenger Service, "Dino's Song"
Moby Grape, "Omaha"
The Byrds, "So You Wanna Be A Rock and Roll Star" from Younger Than Yesterday (LP)
Jefferson Airplane, "High-Flying Bird" and "White Rabbit" recorded live in Toronto 8-4-67
Otis Redding, "Try a Little Tenderness" from The Definitive Otis Redding box set
Buffalo Springfield, "Nowadays Clancy Can't Even Sing" from Buffalo Springfield (LP)
The Who, "Substitute" and "Summertime Blues" from Live at Leeds
Grateful Dead, "Alligator" from Dick's Picks 4
Grateful Dead, "Cold Rain and Snow" from Grateful Dead (LP)
Jimi Hendrix Experience, "Killing Floor," "Foxy Lady," and "Like a Rolling Stone" from Jimi Plays Monterey
Scott McKenzie, "San Francisco" from the Forest Gump soundtrack
The Mamas and the Papas, "Straight Shooter" and "Got a Feeling" from If You Can Believe Your Ears and Eyes (LP)
Grateful Dead, "New Potato Caboose" recorded live in Toronto 8-4-67 (and the only song from today's show that wasn't performed during the Monterey International Pop Festival)

Today's show was sponsored in part by the Charlottesville Pavilion, and of course Crutchfield.

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