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Thursday July 20th, 2017 with Sean McFee

We're going to play some music from all over the world.
Som Imaginário - Som Imaginário (1970) - EMI
Som Imaginário - Som Imaginário (1970) - EMI
Tarka y Ocarina
Los Jaivas - Los Jaivas (1975) - EMI Odeon
Starting with artists from Brazil and Chile respectively. Los Jaivas has existed since the early 1960s and are very well known in that country. They have a heart of Andean folk but added quite a bit of rock sound to it at times, as you can hear!

Next up, music from Israel, Greece, and Spain, keeping up the fuzz guitar quotient.
Open Up Your Eyes
Churchill's - Churchill's (1968) - Hed Arzi
Four Levels of Existence - Four Levels of Existence (1976) - Ikaros
Atila - Intencion (1976) - Pan y Musica
Going to head very far away now, with Japan's Cosmos Factory (kind of Floydian space-prog) and New Zealand's Billy TK's Powerhouse. Billy T.K., "the Maori Jimi Hendrix", was a member of Human Instinct and produced these recordings back in '71, although they didn't get released until years later.
Mirror Freak
Cosmos Factory - Black Hole (1976) - Eastworld
Heaven's Melody
Billy T.K.'s Powerhouse - LIfe Beyond the Material Sky (1991, rec. 1975) - Little Wing of Refugees
Now we head to Turkey, with the Anatolian rock group Mogollar; like Los Jaivas, they combined their country's folk tradition with rock. Then it's to France, with the incomparable vocals of Catherine Ribeiro and her psychedelic explorations with Alpes.
7/8 - 9/8
Moğollar - Düm-Tek (1975) - Damla
Catherine Ribeiro & Alpes - Paix (1972) - Philips
I am a big fan of Italian progressive rock, and decided for this show to go big or go home, so here's one of the most over-the-top examples of the style.
Introduzione / Primo Incontro
Il Balletto di Bronzo - Ys (1972) - Polydor
To wrap things up, music from Denmark, Serbia (Yugoslavia), and Romania. Phoenix, from Romania, is particularly notable as they were one of the bigger acts in that country during the 70s. They combined Romanian folk motifs into their hard rock as a way to get it approved by the censors, but they were always battling the authorities in one way or another. Their three early-decade releases are all classics.
Thor's Hammer - Thor's Hammer (1971) - Metronome
Igra Staklenih Perli - Igra Staklenih Perli (1979) - RTB
Phoenix - Cantafabule (1975) - Electrecord
Thanks for listening! Cool Cuts will be back with Chris in two weeks!
Interactive CKCU
very cool show Sean

8:17 AM, July 20th, 2017
Sean McFee (host)
Thank you Chris, it was fun!

4:46 PM, July 20th, 2017