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Heavy Friends
Saturday January 9th, 2021 with Heavy Ben
In Memoriam - 2020 (Part 2 of 3)

Part 1 from December 26 Part 3 from January 23 Pictured: Florian Schneider - part man, part machine
Computerwelt 2 (Computer World 2)
Kraftwerk [Florian Schneider sadly passed] - Computerwelt (Computer World) - Kling Klang / EMI - 1981
To pay tribute to Florian Schneider, Heavy Ben presented an hour of Kraftwerk Covers on Heavy Friends

A show dedicated to Early Kraftwerk + a stellar live performance in Ottawa at Glebe Collegiate in 1975!
Truck Stop [edit]
Hamilton Bohannon [sadly passed] - Keep On Dancin' - Dakar - 1974
India Adams [sadly passed] With Ray Martin And His Orchestra - Comfort Me With Apples - RCA Victor - 1959
Hard Working Girl
Clarence Daniels And Obie Jessie [aka. Young Jesse sadly passed] - 7" / Movements 6 - Affiliated 45 / Tramp - 1966 / 2014
Darker Side Of Night
Jimi Tenor & Tony Allen [sadly passed] - Inspiration Information - Strut - 2009
Trevor Walker of the Friday Drive presented three one-hour shows on Tony Allen in May
It's My Turn
Stezo [sadly passed] - Crazy Noise - Fresh - 1989
Wavetable No. 9
Mike Huckaby [sadly passed] - My Life With The Wave - S Y N T H - 2007
Nice 'N Sleazy
The Stranglers [Dave Greenfield sadly passed] - Black And White - Unites Artists - 1978
Killer Joe
Millie Small [sadly passed] - 7" - Fontana - 1966
Wait A Minute
Ty [sadly passed, as did Tony Allen] - Upwards - Big Dada - 2003
Green Power
Little Richard [sadly passed] - King Of Rock And Roll - Reprise - 1971
Clean Up Woman
Betty Wright [sadly passed] - I Love The Way You Love - Alston - 1972
Sutak 9-1-1
Steve Haines Quintet with Jimmy Cobb [sadly passed] - Stickadiboom - ZOHO - 2009 Canadian
Bella Ciao (Çav Bella)
Grup Yorum [Helin Bölek (Bolek) and Ibrahim Gökçek (Gokcek) sadly passed] - Haziranda Ölmek Zor - Cem - 1991
S.F. Sorrow Is Born
The Pretty Things [Phil May sadly passed] - S.F. Sorrow - Columbia - 1968
Brother Ah [Robert 'Bob' Northern sadly passed] And The Sounds Of Awareness - Key To Nowhere - Divine / Manufactured Recordings - 1983 / 2016
For a deep dive on Brother Ah, check out this 3-hour profile that Heavy Ben presented while filling in for Bijon on the Sunday Night Mind Melt in February (three months before Robert Nothern died)"
This Is What Happens
The Keith Tippett [sadly passed] Group - Dedicated To You, But You Weren't Listening - Vertigo - 1971
Hour 2 begins
Peter Thomas [sadly passed] Sound Orchestra - 7" / Moonflowers & Mini-Skirts - Polydor / Marina - 1976 / 2003
See A Man Face
Horace Andy [Bobby Digital sadly passed] - 7" - Digital-B - 1989
Horror Business
The Misfits [Joey Image sadly passed] - Horror Business - Plan 9 - 1979
Buried Pleasure
Sunburned Hand Of The Man [Marc Orleans sadly passed] - Rare Wood - Spirit Of Orr - 2004
Chainey Do
The Pointer Sisters [Bonnie Pointer sadly passed] - Steppin' - Blue Thumb - 1975
Dog War (Broadway Jungle)
Toots & The Maytals [Toots Hibbert and Hux Brown sadly passed] - 7" - Prince Buster - 1965
Junior Smith profiled Toots over two episodes of Reggae In The Fields
Right On For The Darkness
Willie Wright [sadly passed] [orig. Curtis Mayfield] - 7" - Hotel - 1973
Ramsey Lewis Trio [Cleveland Eaton sadly passed] - Another Voyage - Cadet - 1969
Pioggia Sul Tuo Viso
Ennio Morricone [sadly passed] - Come Imparai Ad Amare Le Donne (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film) - RCA Italiana - 1966
Jason Anderson presented a tribute to Morricone on the Sleepwalking program in July
Saturday Night
Emitt Rhodes [sadly passed, as did Joe Porcaro] - The American Dream - A&M - 1970
African Sunshine
Eddie Gale [sadly passed] And The California Movement - 7" - Gross - 1976
Brother, Where Are You?
Freddy Cole [sadly passed] - The Cole Nobody Knows - First Shot - 1973
Giles Giles & Fripp [Judy Dyble sadly passed] - Metaphormosis - Tenth Planet - 2001 (recorded ~1968)
Mamelukki & Musta Leski
Alamaailman Vasarat aka "The Hammers of the Underworld" [Jarno Sarkula sadly passed] - Vasaraasia - Laskeuma / Silence - 2000
Get Off Your Ass
SNFU [Ken Chinn aka. Mr. Chi Pig sadly passed] - ... And No One Else Wanted To Play - Better Youth Organization - 1985 Canadian
Nagisa No Tenshi
Mieko Hirota / 高木三枝子 (Takagi Mieko) [sadly passed] - Nippon Girls: Japanese Pop, Beat & Bossa Nova 1966-70 - Big Beat - 2013 (recorded 1968)
Cat Food
Annie Ross [sadly passed] [orig. King Crimson] - You And Me Baby - Decca - 1971
To Go Off And Things
Cardiacs [Tim Smith sadly passed] - The Seaside - Alphabet - 1984
Unwound [Vern Rumsey sadly passed] - 7" - Kill Rock Stars - 1991
Orchestra Baobab [Balla Sidibé (Sidibe) sadly passed] - Pirates Choice - World Circuit - 2015 (recorded 1982)
End of FM broadcast. What follows is 38 minutes of bonus content only heard "on demand" (click LISTEN NOW for the full show).
Black Magic Woman
Fleetwood Mac [Peter Green sadly passed] - 7" - Blue Horizon - 1968
The Roots [Malik B sadly passed] - Illadelph Halflife - DGC - 1996
Mr. Farmer
The Seeds [Jon Savage (Buck Reeder) sadly passed] - A Web Of Sound - GNP Crescendo - 1966
Hit The Nail Right On The Head
Salome Bey [sadly passed] - Salome Bey - Quality - 1970 Canadian
Zulu Stomp
Steve Grossman [sadly passed] - Some Shapes To Come - PM - 1974
Malcolm X
Hal Singer [sadly passed, as did Manu Dibango] - Paris Soul Food - Polydor/King - 1969
Chinese Rocks
The Heartbreakers [Walter Lure sadly passed] - 7" - Track Record - 1977
Bail Out
D. J. Rogers [sadly passed] - D. J. Rogers - Shelter - 1973
On Days Like These
Quincy Jones [Peter King sadly passed] - The Italian Job - Paramount - 1969
Silkin Rain On Lotus Blossom
Itaru Oki 沖至 [sadly passed] - Mirage - Trio Records - 1977
Interactive CKCU
Great start to the show Heavy Ben & loved the Heavy Friends special on Kraftwerk in 2020 - many thanks to you and CKCU!

8:03 PM, January 9th, 2021
Bonsoir, we are officially 5 minutes into the first curfew of our lives.

8:05 PM, January 9th, 2021
Ben Armstrong (host)
Thanks for letting me know, Wally. We've got a few of your faves to play tonight (and more in pt 3)

8:06 PM, January 9th, 2021
Ben Armstrong (host)
Dandy, authorities wisely had the curfew align with the start of Heavy Friends

8:08 PM, January 9th, 2021
Day Job Rob
Ima stir up some spicy caesars after hearing that Tabasco song. But I’ll heed her advice and just add a little.

8:09 PM, January 9th, 2021
Thanks Ben, will be listening to part of the show tonight and will catch up with the rest later on abd look forward to part 3 :))

8:10 PM, January 9th, 2021
Heavy Ben, where else would we be?

8:11 PM, January 9th, 2021
Ben Armstrong (host)
Ha yeah Rob love that cheeky Tabasco tune. It's got a Julie London / Jessica Rabbit vibe

8:14 PM, January 9th, 2021

8:21 PM, January 9th, 2021
Ben Armstrong (host)
Hi Lina!

8:27 PM, January 9th, 2021
Missed the news of Millie Small. Sad.

8:50 PM, January 9th, 2021
Ben Armstrong (host)
Yeah Chris, the Millie Small news was not everywhere. I bet I missed a bunch, too. Alas, if someone from a non-English speaking country dies, we only get the crossover updates.

9:09 PM, January 9th, 2021
Dave JC.
Good show, and so many passed away this year. Obviously, more than you can cover here. Sad.

9:12 PM, January 9th, 2021
Interesting with the Dog War / Broadway Jungle naming. I have the this recording on the Wild Bell label credited to Prince Buster and the Maytals with the Ska Busters with the song listed as Jamaica Ska.

9:19 PM, January 9th, 2021
Ben Armstrong (host)
Indeed a murky history. I think it was produced by Prince Buster

9:24 PM, January 9th, 2021
Ben Armstrong (host)
Thanks Dave JC. Indeed, my initial list had over 200 musicians who died in 2020!

9:25 PM, January 9th, 2021
Ben Armstrong (host)
Please click LISTEN NOW to hear the full episode. Orchestra Baobab is the final band heard on the regular broadcast (8-10pm). You can skip ahead and listen to the final half hour of bonus content on demand.

9:54 PM, January 9th, 2021
Great show! That last set was so random but so good.

9:56 PM, January 9th, 2021
Ben Armstrong (host)
Thank you DJR for describing my general state of mind

9:59 PM, January 9th, 2021
Elorious Cain
So great!

1:20 PM, January 14th, 2021