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Saturday December 26th, 2020 with Heavy Ben
In Memoriam - 2020 (Part 1 of 3)

Part 2 from January 9 Part 3 from January 23 Pictured: Henry Grimes, who died for the second time in 2020. He made a remarkable comeback after being presumed dead for over 30 years. Cause of death: complications from the coronavirus.
Jim Clark Was Driving Recklessly
Les Maledictus Sound [J.P. Massiera sadly passed] - Les Maledictus Sound - Canusa - 1968
Don't Ask Me Questions When I'm Stoned
The Supernatural Family Band [Tommy Hancock sadly passed] - Lost In North Austin - Akashic Records - 1986
I Can't Hold On
Lorraine Chandler [sadly passed] - 7" - RCA - 1966
Rush [Neil Peart sadly passed] - Moving Pictures - Anthem - 1981 Canadian
Take Off Your Clothes and Feel the Setting Sun
Wolfgang Dauner [sadly passed] Quintet - The Oimels - MPS - 1969
Vía Lumiere
Vía Láctea (Via Lactea) [Carlos Alvarado sadly passed] - Vía Láctea (Via Lactea) - Momia Discos/Wah Wah - 1980/2015
For more on Carlos Alvarado check out this episode of Heavy Friends hosted by his daughter Aymara Alvarado Sanchez and Jas Nasty
... and this profile by Heavy Ben on Jorge Reyes, Carlos Alvarado's bandmate in Chac Mool and Via Lactea
Oh Death
The Kaleidoscope [Chris Darrow sadly passed] - Side Trips - Epic - 1967
You Have Got A Problem
Hotdog [Dennis Garcia sadly passed] - Pakagat Pa Nga! - RCA - 1975
I Caught You In A Lie
Robert Parker [sadly passed] - 7" - Nola - 1966
Growing Up
Moe Koffman [Norman Amadio sadly passed] - Tales Of Koffman - United Artists Jazz - 1962 Canadian
Lume Albă (Alba)
Sfinx [Dan Andrei Aldea sadly passed] - Lume Albă (Alba) - Electrecord - 1975
Kuumba-Toudie Heath [Jimmy Heath sadly passed] - Kawaida - O'Be Records - 1970
Corrosion Of Conformity [Reed Mullin sadly passed] - Technocracy - Metal Blade - 1987
Green Tambourine
The Lemon Pipers [Bob Nave sadly passed] - Green Tambourine - Buddah - 1968
Funkin' For Jamaica (N.Y.)
Tom Browne [Toni Smith sadly passed] - Love Approach - Arista - 1980
Chaos Clouds
George Blondheim [sadly passed] - Da Vinci's Inquest: The Sessions - Stony Plain - 2002 Canadian
At Home He's A Tourist
Gang Of Four [Andy Gill sadly passed] - The Peel Sessions - Strange Fruit - 1990 (recorded 1979)
Hear Jim Dooley discuss his book "Red Set: A History of Gang of Four" with Chris I on Heavy Friends
Redondo Beach
Patti Smith [Ivan Král (Kral) sadly passed] - Horses - Arista - 1975
Bumpin' Slapcar Mama
Hog Heaven [Buddy Cage sadly passed] - Hog Heaven - Roulette - 1971 Canadian
Hour 2 begins
Joni Mitchell [Lyle Mays sadly passed] - Shadows And Light - Asylum - 1980 Canadian
Yaw Dompreh (Akua Ataa)
Ofori Amponsah & Kofi B [sadly passed] - The Return of Kofi B - 4 Reez Westside Entertainment - 2007
Rain, Rain, Beautiful Rain
Ladysmith Black Mambazo [Joseph Shabalala sadly passed] - Shaka Zulu - Warner - 1987
I Feel Alright
Dr. Victor Olaiya [sadly passed] And His International All Stars - Up-To-Date Mover / Victor Olaiya's All Stars Soul International - Philips West African Records / Vampi Soul - 1970 / 2009
The Sabres of Paradise [Andrew Weatherall sadly passed] - Haunted Dancehall - Warp - 1994
Spirit Of The Letter
Elyse Weinberg [sadly passed] - Elyse - Tetragrammaton - 1969 Canadian
Happy Nightmare Baby
Opal [David Roback sadly passed] - Happy Nightmare Baby - SST - 1987
His Blessings
McCoy Tyner [sadly passed] - Extensions - Blue Note - 1972 (recorded 1970)
Tribute to McCoy Tyner on In A Mellow Tone, as presented by Jean-Michel Labatut
Day By Day
Sun-Ra And His Astro Infinity Arkestra [Danny Ray Thompson sadly passed] - Holiday For Soul Dance - Saturn Research - 1970
Time's Encomium [excerpt]
Charles Wuorinen [sadly passed] - Time's Encomium (For Synthesized & Processed Synthesized Sound) - Nonesuch - 1969
Industrial Introduction
Throbbing Gristle [Genesis P-Orridge sadly passed] - The Second Annual Report - Industrial Records - 1977
Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)
The First Edition [Kenny Rogers sadly passed] - (Rollin' on the River TV program) - CTV Studio - (circa 1971) Canadian
Little Maggie
Eric Weissberg [sadly passed] And Steve Mandell - Dueling Banjos From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Deliverance And Additional Music - Warner - 1973
Weep and Mourn
Israel Vibration [Albert Craig aka. Apple Gabriel sadly passed] - The Same Song - Top Ranking - 1978
Iron Wood
Manu Dibango [sadly passed] - African Voodoo - PSI / Hot Casa - 1972 / 2019
Trevor Walker presented a two-part tribute to Manu Dibango on Friday Drive
My Time
Bob Andy [sadly passed] - Bob Andy's Song Book - Coxsone / Studio One - 1972
Night Rider
Mike Longo [sadly passed] - Matrix - Mainstream - 1972
The Missing
Ministry [Bill Rieflin sadly passed] - The Land Of Rape And Honey - Sire - 1988
You Rented A Space
Cristina [sadly passed] - Sleep It Off - ZE - 1984
Oh Well [excerpt]
André Stordeur [sadly passed] - Complete Analog and Digital Electronic Music 1978-200 - Sub Rosa - 2015 (recorded 1980)
Lovely Day
Bill Withers [sadly passed] - Menagerie - Columbia - 1977
Midnight Ravers
Delroy Washington [sadly passed] - I-Sus - Virgin - 1976
End of FM broadcast. What follows is 30 minutes of bonus content only heard "on demand" (click LISTEN NOW for the full show).
Sinners, Don't Let This Harvest Go
Gulf Coast Jazz [Ellis Marsalis sadly passed] - Wade In The Water - Famous - 1962 (recorded 1959)
Are You Real
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers [Jymie Merritt sadly passed] - Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers (aka Moanin') - Blue Note - 1958
Bamboo Child
Ryo Kawasaki [sadly passed] - Juice - RCA - 1976
In Memoriam H. M. [excerpt]
Richard Teitelbaum [sadly passed] - Hiuchi-Ishi - Denon Jazz - 1978
Baby Consuelo
Os Novos Baianos [Moraes Moreira sadly passed] - É Ferro Na Boneca! - RGE - 1970
Little Willie John [Eddie Cooley sadly passed] - Fever - King - 1956
Easternal Mysticism, Virtue And Calm
Henry Grimes [sadly passed] & Rashied Ali - Going To The Ritual - Porter - 2008
Two interview features from The Wire's archives celebrate the life and work of the American bass player and poet who died on 15 April
Miles Davis And His Orchestra [Lee Konitz sadly passed] - 10" / Birth Of The Cool - Capitol - 1949 / 1957
Giuseppi Logan [sadly passed, as did Reggie Johnson] - More - ESP Disk - 1966
Vegetable Man
The Soft Boys [Matthew Seligman sadly passed] - Underwater Moonlight - Armageddon - 1980
Interactive CKCU
It seems way too many passed away this year, here are a few of my favorites (some are included above in your playlist): Yes Tom Finn (The Left Banke), Florian Schneider (Kraftwerk), Andy Gill (Gang of 4), Emitt Rhodes, And guys from The Pretty Things, The Spotnicks, The Sweet, The Soft Boys, The Bay City Rollers, The Seeds, The Heartbreakers, & more 😒

8:10 PM, December 26th, 2020
Ben Armstrong (host)
Indeed Wally, a brutal year. We'll also get to a few more you mentioned in future episodes. Thanks for sharing your faves...

8:19 PM, December 26th, 2020
Always enjoy the tribute to those who passed. Great selections, HB.

8:21 PM, December 26th, 2020
Jas Nasty
Heavy Ben doing what he does. Enjoying the show. Nice to hear Vía Láctea - Aymara still hopes to do a tribute to her father Carlos ALvarado when possible, we had been planning it just before COVID. Thanks for the mention :)

8:22 PM, December 26th, 2020
Ben Armstrong (host)
Good evening, Wattstrongs. Having an aged "17" ce soiree?

8:28 PM, December 26th, 2020
Ben Armstrong (host)
Nice to hear from you Jas. Would be great to hear more from Aymara and a full tribute to Carlos Alvarado

8:32 PM, December 26th, 2020
Jas Nasty
Wow Green Tambourine major Oldies 1310 vibes maybe followed by ALong COmes Mary? Or Incense and Peppermints?

8:43 PM, December 26th, 2020
Ben Armstrong (host)
Hehe yeah sometimes the classic hit is the way to go. All great tunes, was humming Along Comes Mary earlier today!

8:46 PM, December 26th, 2020
Bonsoir from Montréal. Enjoying a gifted beer from Beyond the Pale right now. Good tunes!

9:07 PM, December 26th, 2020
Ben Armstrong (host)
Salut Dandy. Bienvenue pour la bière!

9:17 PM, December 26th, 2020
Super bad ass version of Just Dropped In!

9:36 PM, December 26th, 2020
I remember going to quute a few shows at Porter Hall, great place to see bands

9:49 PM, December 26th, 2020
Ben Armstrong (host)
Chris, yeah that's as heavy as I've heard Kenny Rogers. Slower and rougher with that psych fuzz guitar!

9:57 PM, December 26th, 2020
Ben Armstrong (host)
Agreed Wally, I miss Porter Hall

9:58 PM, December 26th, 2020
Day Job Rob
Good stuff HB. The music obits were certainly crowded this year.

9:59 PM, December 26th, 2020
Thanks for the show tonight Ben & look forward to next week's.

10:01 PM, December 26th, 2020
Ben Armstrong (host)
If you're like to hear the final 30 minutes, click LISTEN NOW as the standard 2h show as broadcast on FM ends at 10pm. Thanks for tuning in everyone and catch you for part 2 in two weeks...

10:02 PM, December 26th, 2020
Also don't forget Dave Kusworth passed away in 2020

9:18 PM, January 3rd, 2021
Ben Armstrong (host)
Thanks Wally, we'll include Dave Kusworth in part 3. Part 2 airs January 9

2:41 AM, January 6th, 2021