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Thursday June 13th, 2013 with Chris Sharp
Father's Day/West Coast pop Art Experimental Band/Spirit

Tonight'program:We start with some tracks honouring fathers(Father's Day is June 16th)and feature the music of two L.A. based bands-The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band and Spirit.
First set honours all the fathers ot there(Father's Day is June 16th).
For The Sake Of Anyone
Good Rats - The Good Rats(1968)
My Father
Graham Gouldman - The Graham Gouldman Thing(1968)
Son Of Your Father
Spooky Tooth featuring Mike Harrison - The Last Puff(1970)
Father To Son
Queen - Queen 2(1974)
Next up:Early production of the first of 2 L.A. based bands featured in tonight's program-The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band.
Shifting Sands
The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - Part One(1967)
1906
The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - Part One(1967)
Smell of Incense
West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - Vol. 2(Breaking Through)(1967)
Carte Blanche
The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - Vol. 2(Breaking Through)(1967)
The band's third l.p. is an L.A. psych/pop classic.
A Child's Guide To Good And Evil
The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - Vol. 3-A Child's Guide To Good And Evil(1968)
Watch Yourself
The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - Vol. 3-A Child's Guide To Good And Evil(1968)
In The Country
The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - Vol. 3-A Child's Guide To Good And Evil(1968)
As The World Rises And Falls
The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - Vol. 3-A Child's Guide To Good And Evil(1968)
Until The Poorest Of People Have Money To Spend
The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - Vol. 3-A Child's Guide To Good And Evil(1968)
Tracks from the line-up's last 2 l.p.'s-the guy with the money named the band after himself for the last gasp.
Hup Two,Hup Two
The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - Where's My Daddy?(1969)
Coming Of Age In L.A.
The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - Where's My Daddy?(1969)
Roger The Rocket Ship
Markley - Markley:A Group(1970)
Sweet Lady Eleven
Markley - Markley:A Group(1970)
And now the second band featured in tonight's program,jazz/psych/rock band-L.A.'s own....Spirit (led by a step father/son team of jazz drummer Ed Cassidy and virtuoso guitarist/songwriter Randy California).
Fresh Garbage
Spirit - Spirit(1968)
I Got A Line On You
Spirit - The Family That Plays Together(1968)
1984
Spirit - The Best of Spirit(1973)
Spirit's 1970 release "The Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus" is a concept l.p. and is considered a psych/pop classic.Some selected tracks follow.
Prelude/Nothin' To Hide
Spirit - The Twelve Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus(1970)
Mr. Skin
Spirit - The Twelve Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus(1970)
Nature's Way
Spirit - The Twelve Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus(1970)
Animal Zoo
Spirit - The Twelve Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus(1970)
The band splintered into various projects with varying success.Spirit soldiered on with various lineups right up to Randy California's unfortunate drowning death in 1997.
Walking The Dog
Randy California - Kaptain Kopter And The Fabulous Twirly Birds(1972)
Turn To The Right
Spirit - The Adventures of Kaptain Kopter & Commander Cassidy in Potatoland(1981)
Run,Run,Run
JoJo Gunne - Super Hits of The 70's(1991)
Rock Around The Symbol
JoJo Gunne - Bite Down Hard(1973)
Neon City
JoJo Gunne - Jumpin' The Gun(1973)
Thunder Island
Jay Ferguson - Thunder Island(1977)
Thank you for listening.Happy Father's Day! Next show is a Canada Day Special,2 hours of Canadian blues rock(and associated genres) from the 60's and 70's.
Interactive CKCU
farron
i must have been too young the first time i heard spirit...i quite liked the tunes of theirs that you played

6:46 PM, August 14th, 2013
Chris Sharp (host)
knew you'd come around eventually

9:07 AM, September 1st, 2013
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