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Saturday September 30th, 2023 with Heavy Ben
추석을 기념하는 한국 록, 펑크, 팝 음악 Korean rock, funk, and pop music to celebrate Chuseok

Chuseok is the Korean harvest festival or "autumn evening". Chuseok is the biggest traditional holiday in South Korea, where people visit their hometowns to pay respect to the spirits of their ancestors and share a feast of Korean traditional food. This includes ancestor memorial services at home, and visiting graves to tidy the grounds. Chuseok is a three day festival, celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar on the full moon. Yesterday was the Harvest Moon in Ottawa and the festival concludes today. I am taking this opportunity to play exclusively Korean music for three programs on CKCU this week. Korean Jazz on In A Mellow Tone Modern Korean music on Chance Meeting 1960s, 70s and 80s Rock, Funk and Pop from Korea on Heavy Friends Beatball records in Seoul, South Korea (to embiggen the show icon, right-click and choose "Open image in new tab")
첫 시간 (first hour)
나를 더이상 괴롭히지 말라 (Please Don't Bother Me Anymore)
황금 포도 (Golden Grapes) - 즐거운 Go Go 파티 (신중현 Sound Vol.3) - Prince Record Co. - 1972
약속을 잊으셨나요 (Have You Forgotten The Promise)
바니걸즈 (Bunny Girls) - 보고싶지도 않은가봐 / 말해버렸네 - 오아시스 / Oasis - 1973
비속의 여인 (Woman In The Rain)
서정길, 신중현 (The Add 4, Shin Joong Hyun) - 에드.훠"의 첫앨범 (The Add4' First Album) - L.K.L. Records - 1964
웬일일까 (What's Going On?)
무지개퀸텟 (Mujigae Quintet / Rainbow Quintet) - 멋쟁이 아가씨 / 사랑의 마음 - Shinsegye Record Co. - 1974
이리저리 (Here And There)
이정선 (Lee Jung Sun) - 이정선 노래모음 / 이리저리 (Song Collection / Here And There) - Universal - 1973
바람 (Wind)
김정미 (Kim Jung Mi) - 바람 (Wind) - Universal - 1973
달 관찰 (Dalmajung, Moon Watching)
신중현 & 봄 버라이어티 밴드 (Shin Joong Hyun & Spring Variety Band) - 히키-申 키타-멜로듸 (Hiki-San Kita-Melodeum) - Domido - 1958
안개를 헤치고 (Pushing Through The Fog)
장현 (Jang Hyun) - 장현 히트 앨범 / 마른 잎 · 오솔길을 따라서 · 나는 너를 (Jang Hyun Greatest Hits) - Universal - 1973
그 누가 있었나봐 (I Think There Was Someone Else)
신중현과 엽전들 (Shin Joong Hyun & Yup Juns) - 신중현과 엽전들 (Shin Joong Hyun & Yup Juns) - Jigu - 1974
뻐꾹이의 춤 (Cuckoo's Dance)
동방의 빛 (Dongbangeui Bit / Light of the East) - 75 히트 퍼레이드 ('75 Hit Parade) - Shin Segye Record - 1975
이 밤을 즐겁게 (Enjoy This Night)
윤시내 (Yoon Si-Nae) - 열애 (Devotee) - Dau Han - 1979
약속 (Promise)
김하정 (Kim Ha-Jung) - 그 남자 / 우리는 비둘기다 (That Man / We Are Doves) - 오아시스 / Oasis - 1974
헤이 제이 (Hey J)
데블스 (Devils) - 아빠랑 엄마같이/말없이.... (Like Dad and Mom / Without Saying a Word....) - 서라벌레코드 / SRB - 1976
한마리 새가되어 (Become A Bird)
희자매 (Hee Sisters) - 희자매 3집 - Hyundai Records - 1979
비내리는 밤 (Rainy Night)
김혜정 (Kim Hae Jung) - 못잊어 (I Can't Forget) - 서라벌레코드 / SRB - 1978
문을 열어주세요 (Please Open The Door)
정애리 (Jeong Ae Ri) - 누가 당신을 / 문을 열어주세요 (Who Are You / Please Open The Door) - 서라벌레코드 / SRB - 1980
정을 주는 마음 (A Loving Heart)
이은하 (Lee Eun Ha) - 봄비 / 정을 주는 마음 (Spring Rain / Compassionate Heart) - 서라벌레코드 / SRB - 1979
알수없는 그대 (The Mysterious Lover)
전미희 (Jeon Mi-hee) - 알수없는 그대 (The Mysterious Lover) - 오아시스 / Oasis - 1975
타이틀백 (Title Back)
정성조 (Sung-Jo Jung) - 밤의 찬가 (Hymn Of The Night) - HKR - 1980
두 번째 시간 (second hour)
허수아비 (Scarecrow)
나미 (Na Mi) - 나미 4집 (Nami 4th Album) - Hyundai - 1985
어느새 (Suddenly)
장필순 (Jang Pil-Soon) - 1집 (1st album) - 서라벌레코드 / SRB - 1989
천국은 나의것 (Heaven Is Mine)
혜은이 (Hyeuni / Hye Eun Li) - 내 작은 입술에 (On My Little Lips) - Sun Records - 1982
그 순간 (That Moment)
김범룡 (Kim Bum Ryong) - 1집 (1st album) - Dae Seong Records - 1985
그 사람 미워요 (I Hate That Person)
김완선 (Kim Wan-Sun) - 독집 제1집 - 지난이야기 / 오늘밤 - Jigu - 1986
창​부​타​령 (The Jester's Song)
배인숙 (Bae In-Sook) - 창​부​타​령​/​님​타​령 (The Jester's Song / The Lover's Song) - HKR - 1982
샴푸의 요정 (The Fairy Of Shampoo)
빛과소금 (The Light & The Salt) - 1집 (1st album) - 서라벌레코드 / SRB - 1990
어쩔 수가 없나봐 (I Can't Hide It)
한상원 (Han Sang-won) - Seoul, Soul, Soul Of Sang - 동아기획 (Donga Planning) - 1993
안타까운 마음 (Frustration / A Sad Heart)
산울림 (San Ul Lim / Sanulim / Sanulrim) - 산울림 새노래 모음 (Sanulim New Song Collection) - 서라벌레코드 / SRB - 1977
아니야 (No)
김추자, 와 검은나비 (Kim Choo Ja & Black Butterfly) - 내 마음은 곱다오 (My Heart Is Beautiful) - Universal - 1975
바닷가 (Beach)
박광수 (Pak Kwang Su / Park Kwang-Su) - 마른잎 / 빗속의 연인 (Dry Leaves / Lovers In The Rain) - Universal - 1973
내 마음 흔들려 (Losing My Mind / My Heart Is Shaking)
김지연 & 리바이불 크로스 (Kim Jiyeon & Revival Cross) - 내 마음 흔들려 (My Heart Is Shaking) - Asia Record - 1974
연착 (Delay)
시나위 (Sinawe) - 아래로 그리고 위로 (Down And Up) - 오아시스 / Oasis - 1987
혼자 걷는 명동길 (Myeongdong Street Walking Alone)
유복성 봉고오케스트라 (Ryu Bok Sung Bongo Orchestra) - Demonstration 오디오 TEST판 - Hyundai Records - 1980
In 1972, the office of South Korean president Park Chung-hee asked Shin Joong Hyun to write a song in praise of the president. Shin refused and instead wrote a 10-minute long song about the beauty of South Korea, called "Beautiful Rivers and Mountains," which he recorded with his band at the time, Shin Joong Hyun & The Men. After the release of the song, police confiscated Shin's guitars and cut his long hair, which was banned at the time by the South Korean government. However, in 1974, his new band, Shin Joong Hyun & Yup Juns released their self-titled first album, which sold over 1 million copies and included the hit song, "Beautiful Woman."

In 1975, Shin was arrested for possession of marijuana after giving away a plant to a friend of the president's son, even though marijuana was not yet illegal at the time of his arrest. He was subsequently imprisoned and tortured. He was later imprisoned in a psychiatric hospital. After his release, Shin was banned from performing in South Korea, until after the assassination of Park Chung-hee in 1979. Regarding the assassination, Shin said, "God took Park and opted to save me." However, in the meantime, the public's taste in music had changed, according to Shin. "It was all, 'Let's work hard,' and 'Let's be happy' kind of stuff. It was completely physical, with no spirit, no mentality, no humanity," he later said. Because he could not perform, he turned to producing and song-writing, among other occupations.
아름다운 강산 (Beautiful Rivers And Mountains)
신중현과 더 멘 (Shin Joong Hyun and The Men) - 석양 / 아름다운 강산 (Sunset / Beautiful Rivers and Mountains) - Universal - 1972
Interactive CKCU
Ben Armstrong (host)
Good evening, I hope that you are enjoying this warm autumn evening and full moon

8:08 PM, September 30th, 2023
Fantastic! I have listened to come Korean music before but I believe all of these artists are new to my ears! Thanks for sharing Ben!

8:16 PM, September 30th, 2023
Ben Armstrong (host)
Hi Manmohan! Thanks for the comment. There are two other shows of potentially "ear opening" Korean music this week. I sure learned a lot...

8:25 PM, September 30th, 2023
Ben, I had one of my decks painted glistening white and the moon is reflecting along with these amazing 70s sounds …..what an evening 🌕

8:29 PM, September 30th, 2023
Ben Armstrong (host)
Beautiful scene, Eddy

8:36 PM, September 30th, 2023
Fantabulous! Happy Chuseok Heavy Ben

9:30 PM, September 30th, 2023
Beautiful music and awesome info!

9:36 PM, September 30th, 2023
Ben Armstrong (host)
Happy Chuseok Liz! Thanks for helping with my shows this week

9:41 PM, September 30th, 2023
Ben Armstrong (host)
hey t_al_z, nice to have your ears tonight catch you back on HF again?

9:41 PM, September 30th, 2023
Yes! Must cobble some sounds together soon!

9:53 PM, September 30th, 2023
UGH - life is so dapp dapp heh!

4:26 PM, October 3rd, 2023