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Volume, Contrast, Brilliance
Saturday February 23rd, 2013 with Steve Kirkland

Songs from Kevin Ayers (1944-2013). Seminal figure in England's "Canterbury Scene" in Wilde Flowers, Soft Machine for their first LP, then a solo career -- most prolific and memorable in the early 70s -- through to the early 90s, with one final (surprisingly very good) album in 2007. More interesting information, etc., can be found in some of the better obituaries published this past week(The Telegraph, NY Times, the Guardian, the Independent, Rolling Stone, the London Times).
Pisser Dans Un Violon (excerpt, musical bed)
KEVIN AYERS and the WHOLE WORLD - Shooting at the Moon - 1970, Harvest
Feelin' Reelin' Squealin'
the SOFT MACHINE - 7-inch B-side - 1967, Polydor
We Did It Again/Plus Belle Qu'une Poubelle/Why Are We Sleeping
the SOFT MACHINE - the Soft Machine - 1968, Probe
Eleanor's Cake Which Ate Her
KEVIN AYERS - Joy of a Toy - 1969, Harvest
Soon Soon Soon
KEVIN AYERS - Odd Ditties (compilation) - 1976, Harvest,originally recorded in 1969
Lunatic's Lament
KEVIN AYERS and the WHOLE WORLD - Shooting at the Moon - 1970, Harvest
Butterfly Dance
KEVIN AYERS - 7-inch single - 1970, Harvest
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Pisser Dans Un Violon (excerpt, musical bed)
KEVIN AYERS and the WHOLE WORLD - Shooting at the Moon - 1970, Harvest
Champagne Cowboy Blues
KEVIN AYERS - Whatevershebringswesing - 1972, Harvest
Caribbean Moon
KEVIN AYERS - 7-inch A-side - 1973, Harvest
Shouting in a Bucket Blues
KEVIN AYERS - Bananamour - 1973, Harvest
Mangel/Wurzel
LADY JUNE (June Campbell Cramer) & KEVIN AYERS - Lady June's Linguistic Leprosy - 1974, Caroline
Didn't Feel Lonely 'Til I Thought of You
KEVIN AYERS - the Confessions of Dr. Dream and Other Stories - 1974, Island
Only Heaven Knows/Shine A Light
KEVIN AYERS - Unfairground - 2007, Lo-Max
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Pisser Dans Un Violon (excerpt, musical bed)
KEVIN AYERS and the WHOLE WORLD - Shooting at the Moon - 1970, Harvest
Sunburnt Impedence Machine
MUGSTAR - Lime - 2010, Important
Everything Drifts
ICEAGE - You're Nothing - 2013, Matador New
I Wear Black
TY SEGALL & MIKAL CRONIN - Reverse Shark Attack - 2013, In the Red New
Taking Out the Trash
ENDLESS BOOGIE - Long Island - 2013, No Quarter New
Trails
MOON DUO - Circles - 2012, Sacred Bones
Starry Eyes
ROKY ERICKSON - Clear Night for Love - 1985, New Rose
Opposite of Afternoon
UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA - II - 2013, Jagjaguwar New
Wall of Death
HELLCATS - Cherry Mansions - 1988, New Rose
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Pisser Dans Un Violon (excerpt, musical bed)
KEVIN AYERS and the WHOLE WORLD - Shooting at the Moon - 1970, Harvest
Can't Find It
LOVE - Black Beauty - 2012, High Moon, originally recorded in 1973 New
What Am I Living For (Everly Brothers cover)
DAWN McCARTHY & BONNIE PRINCE BILLY - What the Brothers Sang - 2013, Drag CIty New
Baby (Donnie & Joe Emerson cover)
ARIEL PINK'S HAUNTED GRAFFITI & DAM-FUNK - 7-inch A-side - 2012, Light in the Attic New
Donna Lee (Charlie Parker cover)
JACO PASTORIUS - Jaco Pastorius - 1976, Columbia
Rio San Juan Drums
ALPHONSO LOVO - La Gigantica - 2012, Numero, originally recorded in 1976 New
Sweet Soul Music
ARTHUR CONLEY - 7-inch A-side - 1967, Atlantic