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Cool Cuts

Cool Cuts
Thursday March 2nd, 2017 with Chris Sharp
International Women's Day is celebrated March 8 and Cool Cuts features female vocalists in tonight's show.

The theme for International Women's Day in 2017 as publicized by The United Nations is "Women In The Changing World of Work:50-50 by 2030"
We open with a set of female vocalists that were all born outside of North America. Fanny were an all female band formed in L.A. by Philippine born sisters Jean and June Millington, Doris Svensson hailed from Sweden, Astrud Gilberto was born in Brazil, Gale Garnett was born in New Zealand before eventually relocating to L.A., Shocking Blue had great international success with Netherlands born Mariska Veres fronting the band on vocals,Ten Wheel Drive featured Poland born Genya Ravan on vocals and vocalist Annisette Koppel continues to front Denmark's own The Savage Rose.
Ain't That Peculiar
Fanny - Fanny Hill(1971)
Waiting At The Station
Doris - Did You Give The World Some love Today Baby(1970/1996)
How Insensitive
Astrud Gilberto - This Is Astrud Gilberto-The Verve Years 1964-1969(1993)
Berkeley Barb Want Ad
Gale Garnett(with The Gentle Reign) - Sausalito Heliport(1969) Canadian
Roll Engine Roll
Shocking Blue(Mariska Veres) - The Best of Shocking Blue(2001)
I Am A Want Ad
Ten Wheel Drive with Genya Ravan - Construction #1(1969)
Ride My Mountain
The Savage Rose(Annisette Koppel) - In The Plain(1968)
Next up: Music featuring female vocalists native to Canada. Buffy Sainte-Marie is a musical icon, Elyse Weiberg made one great and forgotten lp, Colleen Peterson got her start on the Ottawa Valley coffee house circuit in the mid 60's, Shirley Eikard would eventually write a huge hit for Bonnie Raitt, B.C.'s Hometown Band were led by Shari Ulrich on lead vocals and Martha Davis led her band in what is a very appropriate song for tonight's subject matter.
I'm Gonna Be A Country Girl Again
Buffy Sainte-Marie - The Best of Buffy Sainte-Marie(1970) Canadian
Mortuary Bound
Elyse Weinberg - Elyse Weinberg(1968) Canadian
Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Loud Loud Music
Colleen Peterson - Colleen Peterson(1977) Canadian
Say You Love Me
Shirley Eikard - Greatest Hits(1978) Canadian
Feel Good
The Hometown Band(Shari Ulrich) - The Hometown Band(1977) Canadian
Women Around The World At Work
Martha And The Muffins(Martha Johnson) - This Is The Ice Age(1981) Canadian
Set three: American female vocalists. American Spring were produced by Brian Wilson, Bunky and Jake were a folk rock duo out of New York, Norma Tanega wrote songs (and more) for Dusty Springfield in the late 60's, folk music veteran Carolyn Hester gave psych-rock a stab in the late 60's, and Bonnie Bramlett could sing and write a song as well.
Now That Everything's Been said
American Spring(Marilyn & Diane Rovell) - Spring(1972/1989)
(Slow Down Little Jaguar)County Line
Bunky(Andrea Skinner) & Jake - L.A.M.F.(1969/1998)
Hurt
Timi Yuro - The Lost Voice of Soul 1961-1968(1993)
Walkin' My Cat Named Dog
Norma Tanega - seven inch 45 rpm single(1966)
Big City Streets
The Carolyn Hester Coalition - The Carolyn Hester Coalition(1968)
A Right Now Love
Delaney & Bonnie(Bramlett) - Home(1969)
Uncle Henry's Basement
Bunky(Andrea Skinner) & Jake - L.A.M.F.(1969/1998)
Everybody
American Spring(Marilyn & Diane Rovell) - Spring(1972/1989)
Our next set features pops singers native to the U.K. First Cut Is The Deepest has been a hit more than a few times but P.P. Arnold's (born in L.A.) cuts them all...(ha ha), Billie Davis attempted some Motown style soul in the late 60's, Pet Clark was a singing sensation in the mid to late 60's, Dana Gillespie worked with David Bowie in the early 70's and rockers Babe Ruth were led by the diminutive Jenny Haan (and still are).
First Cut Is The Deepest
P. P. Arnold - VA: History of British Rock(1974)
I Want You To Be My Baby
Billie Davis - VA: The World of Hits(1969)
I know A Place
Petula Clark - Petula Clark's Greatest Hits Vol. 1(1968)
Weren't Born A Man
Dana Gillespie - Weren't Born A Man(1973)
Can You Feel It
Babe Ruth(Jenny Haan) - Stealin' Home(1976)
We finish the show with assorted American female r'n'b vocalists. When her string of hits ended Lavern Baker bought and managed a nightclub in the Philippines for twenty two years, New Orleans born Tami Lynn was a back up vocalist whose lone 70's release is considered a soul classic Dorothy Moore recorded extensively but could score with only one song in her career (luckily it was all she needed), Lydia Pence led Cold Blood out of The East Bay and Betty Davis made three take no prisoners funk albums in the mid 70's before retiring from the business.
Whipper Snapper
Lavern Baker - Blues Ballads(1959/1986)
Mo Jo Hanna
Tami Lynn - Love Is Here and Now You're Gone(1972)
Misty Blue
Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue(1976)
I'm A Good Woman
Cold Blood(Lydia Pence) - Cold Blood(1969)
Anti Love Song
Betty Davis - Betty Davis(1973)
Thank you for listening. Next show broadcasts March 16.
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