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Heavy Friends
Saturday December 25th, 2021 with Chris Ikonomopoulos
Tribute to Flute + Births & Deaths + James Brown covers + 15 minutes of "Seasonal" Music

Welcome to Heavy Friends. Let's begin with December 25th birthdays. Celebrating today, Annie Lennox, Mary Clayton, Noel Redding and Shane McGowen.
I Put A Spell On You
Annie Lennox - Nostalgia - 2014 - Blue Note
Poor White Hound Dog
Mary Clayton - Performance [soundtrack] - 1970 - Warner
She's So Fine [written and sung Noel Redding]
Jimi Hendrix Experience - Axis: Bold As Love - 1968 - Reprise
Nervous Wreck
The Nipple Erectors (with Shane McGowen) - Bops, Babes, Booze and Bovers - 1978 - Soho Records / 1987 - Big Beat Records
Let's now return to the Heavy Friends segment Tribute to Flute!
Ron Carter - Spanish Blue - 1975 - CTI
Sam Most (with Joe Farrell) - Flute Talk - 1979 - Xanadu
Currid Sole
Moe Koffman - Curried Soul - 1969 - Kamasutra Canadian
Lillies Of The Valley
Jun Miyake - Pina Dance, Dance Otherwise We Are Lost [sndtrk] - 2011 - Wenders Music
Ethnics Heritage Ensemble - Ethnics Heritage Ensemble / Hypnotic Brass Ensemble split EP - 200? - Sampler
No. 1 de No. 1
Guajira Van - V/A - Love's A Real Thing - The Funky Fuzzy Sounds of West Africa - 2005 - Luaka Bop / Stones Throw
Serge Gainsbourg - Les Annees Psychedeliques 1966-1971 - 2007 - Le Smoke Disque
James Brown died on this day 15years ago. Here are a string of his songs performed by other.
Man's World
Natacha Atlas - Best of Natacha Atlas - 2005 - Mantra
It's A Man's, Man's, Man's World
Sekouba Bambino - Sinikan - 2002 - Blue Jacket
Cold Sweat
Angelique Kidjo - Õÿö - 2010 - Razor & Tie
Got the Feelin'
The Dave Pike Set - Got the Feelin' - 1969 - Relax
Papa Don't Take No Mess
Som Livre House Band - Good God! Heavy Funk Covers Of James Brown From All Over The World 1968 - 1974 - 2007 - Guerrilla Reissues
Cold Sweat
El Klan - Love Is A Swedish Thing - 1968 - RCA Victor
I Got You, I Feel Good
James Chance - Live In New York - 1981 - ROIR
Say It Loud (I'm Black and I'm Proud)
Black Randy and his Elite Metro Squad - 7" - 1978 - Dangerhouse
Sex Machine
Flying Lizards - Top Ten - 1984 - Statik Records
Let's now acknowledge the passing of Eartha Kitt on this day in 2008 as well as
the birth of Bob James in 1939.
Mink Schmink
Eartha Kitt - 7" - 1954 - RCA
Bob James - One - 1974 - CTI
Oof, tis the season...
Santa's Got A Bag Of Soul
Soul Saint Orchestra - 7" - Jazzman
Jingle Bells
The Beastles - 7" - 1983 - Berandol Canadian
Nutty Jingle Bells
Al Hirt - 7" - 1965 - RCA
Millie Pulled A Pistol On Santa
De La Soul - De La Soul Is Dead - 1991 - Tommy Boy
Depressed Christmas
Culturcide - Tacky Souvenirs Of Pre-Revolutionary America - 1987 - self released
Interactive CKCU
Jas Nasty
Like that Merry Clayton! Enjoying the show thank you

8:16 PM, December 25th, 2021
Chris Ikonomopoulos (host)
Thanks for tuning in Jas.

8:20 PM, December 25th, 2021
robert p in gatineau
Hi. I just poured myself a small glass of rum to go along with the listening experience, on a Saturday. Thanks.

8:24 PM, December 25th, 2021
Ron Carter! Fantastic!

8:24 PM, December 25th, 2021
Chris Ikonomopoulos (host)
It pairs well, robert. Ron Carter, always fantastic.

8:30 PM, December 25th, 2021
Chris Ikonomopoulos (host)
We have a strong focus on jazz flute this edition.

8:31 PM, December 25th, 2021
Robert, nobody in Gatineau pours a small glass 😂

8:39 PM, December 25th, 2021
Music nice side dish to the Xmas spread, here in Mtl! Txs!

8:49 PM, December 25th, 2021
Chris Ikonomopoulos (host)
Glad to hear that, Lina. Have a nice time! Hi Eddy.

8:52 PM, December 25th, 2021
Hi Chris ….I didn’t start listening to Heavy Friends until this year but you and Ben, Jas, Lina are my heavy friends on a Saturday evening …….

9:11 PM, December 25th, 2021
Chris Ikonomopoulos (host)
Right on Eddy. Thanks for making us a part of your night! Heavy friends all around.

9:17 PM, December 25th, 2021
Sounding heavy and groovy, Chris! Thanks for the great soundtrack!

9:21 PM, December 25th, 2021
Chris Ikonomopoulos (host)
Hi Manmohan,. Thanks for grooving along.

9:23 PM, December 25th, 2021
Hey Eddy that’s really nice to hear ! Great show Chris!

9:29 PM, December 25th, 2021
Jas Nasty
Yes Eartha! Appreciating the show and all the Heavy Friends and listeners. Take care all :)

9:38 PM, December 25th, 2021
robert p in gatineau
James Brown was autocratic, but he was the star, the draw, along with his band. People loved the performer. Hardest working man in showbiz... poor businessman...

9:39 PM, December 25th, 2021
Chris Ikonomopoulos (host)
James Brown certainly was the star, and worked non-stop. When he died Wax Poetics dedicated an issue to him and I remember reading in a span of 11 days they played something like 26 shows and did 3 recording sessions. That was the pace. Endless credit to the J.B.s. Would have been a different story if not for the band!

9:45 PM, December 25th, 2021
Chris Ikonomopoulos (host)
A bit too much, maybe?

9:50 PM, December 25th, 2021
Chris Ikonomopoulos (host)
Thanks all.

10:00 PM, December 25th, 2021