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Volume, Contrast, Brilliance

Volume, Contrast, Brilliance
Saturday January 12th, 2013 with Steve Kirkland

Musical bed for tonight's program is a selection of 1940-41 tracks featuring seminal Jazz guitarist Charlie Christian, my way of paying my respects to Jacques Emond, who left a lasting legacy here at CKCU, sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm for jazz for more than 30 years on the much-loved "Swing is in the Air". To me, it mattered less that his focus was on jazz than simply that he was a passionate, devoted and knowledgeable music lover, making him both an inspiration and kindred spirit to yours truly and many others here over the years. May his spirit live on.
All Star Strut
METRONOME ALL STAR NINE - Solo Flight: The Genius of Charlie Christian - 1972, Columbia, originally recorded in 1940
Oops... forgot to mention the Bill Fay song when I ran down what I played in this set...
Be Not So Fearful
BILL FAY - Bill Fay - 1970, Decca
the Fall of Troy (Tom Waits cover)
KURT WAGNER - V.A.: the Executioner's Last Songs Volume 2 - 2003, Bloodshot
the Ballad of Billie Joe (Charlie Rich cover)
REBECCA GATES - V.A.: the Executioner's Last Songs Volume 3 - 2003, Bloodshot
Homicide (999 cover)
SKID MARKS feat. SALLY TIMMS - V.A.: the Executioner's Last Songs Volume 2 - 2003, Bloodshot
Central
JOHN FRUSCIANTE - the Empyrean - 2009, Adrenaline / Record Collection Music
Ohm
YO LA TENGO - Fade - 2013, Matador New
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Waitin' for Benny
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN JAMMERS - Solo Flight: The Genius of Charlie Christian - 1972, Columbia, originally recorded in 1941
the Evening Star (instrumental)
THE THE - Moonbug (sdtk) - 2012, Cineola
Be Yourself
HAWKWIND - Hawkwind - 1970, United Artists
Dancing to Music I Hate
SHIMMERING STARS - Violent Hearts - 2011, Hardly Art Canadian
Monkey (Dim Stars cover)
KURT VILE - Childish Prodigy - 2009, Matador
Night Porter (instrumental)
RANGDA - Formerly Extinct - 2012, Drag City
Saviour
KEVIN COYNE w. JONBOY LANGFORD - V.A.: the Executioner's Last Songs Volume 3 - 2003, Bloodshot
Higher Ground (Stevie Wonder cover)
FRANKY PEREZ and the FOREST RANGERS - V.A.: Songs of Anarchy Vol. 2 - 2012, FX
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Stardust (comp. Hoagy Carmichael)
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN QUINTET - Solo Flight: The Genius of Charlie Christian - 1972, Columbia, originally recorded in 1940
the Calling Beckons
the GREAT UNRAVELING - the Great Unravelling - 1997, Kill Rock Stars
Bataille
the MEN - Leave Home - 2011, Sacred Bones
TV Set
the CRAMPS - Songs the Lord Taught Us - 1980, I.R.S.
Whisky Woman
PROCOL HARUM - Home - 1970, A&M
Jayne FIeld
PAIK - Satin Black - 2004, Strange Attractors
Effigy
URGE OVERKILL - Rock'n'Roll Submarine - 2011, UO Records
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Royal Garden Blues
BENNY GOODMAN and his SEXTET - Solo Flight: The Genius of Charlie Christian - 1972, Columbia, originally recorded in 1940
Please Tell Her
JAMES BLOOD ULMER (violin: Charles Burnham) - Odyssey - 1983, Columbia
Just Jammin'
FREE MIND - 7-inch A-side - 1971, Twin Town
Hifidelic Groove
HIFIDELICS - 7-inch A-side - 1974, Quip
Dreambeat
PEAKING LIGHTS - Lucifer - 2012, Mexican Summer
Sinfonía del Espacio de Do Menor
ALFONSO LOVO - La Gigantona - 2012, Numero, originally recorded in 1976 New