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Chance Meeting
Friday December 10th, 2021 with Heavy Ben
Hardcastle, Danko, Mascis & Messiaen

Chance meeting on a rain forest of oiseaux exotiques and little fury things... yea! heavy December 10 marks the birth date of Paul Hardcastle (1957), J Mascis (1965) & Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992), and the death of Rick Danko (1942-1999)
King Tut
Paul Hardcastle - Rain Forest - Profile - 1985
He Don't Love You (And He'll Break Your Heart)
Levon and the Hawks - 7" - ATCO - 1968 Canadian
Little Fury Tings
Dinosaur - You're Living All Over Me - SST - 1987
Le Loriot
Yvonne Loriod (piano), Olivier Messiaen (composer) - Catalogue D'Oiseaux - Vega - 1959
Yea! Heavy and a Bottle of Bread
Bob Dylan & The Band - The Basement Tapes - CBS - 1975 (rec. 1967) Canadian
First Light (1st Light) feat. Paul Hardcastle - First Light (1st Light) - Metronome - 1983
Tired Of Waiting
Rick Danko - Rick Danko - Arista - 1977 Canadian
Oiseaux Exotiques [excerpt]
Yvonne Loriod, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Pierre Boulez (composed by Olivier Messiaen) - Sept Haïkaï, Couleurs De La Cité Céleste, Un Vitrail Et Des Oiseaux, Oiseaux Exotiques - Montaigne - 2000 (recorded 1988, composed 1955)
Feel The Pain
Dinosaur Jr. - Without A Sound - Sire - 1994
Rain Forest
Paul Hardcastle - 12" - Profile - 1984
This Wheel's On Fire
Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & The Trinity (written by Rick Danko) - Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & The Trinity - Polydor - 1975 (orig. 1968) Canadian
Olivier Messiaen 1908-1992: Messiaen's use of birdsong
- - - - Philharmonia Orchestra UK - 2008
Work Song (live at the Onyx Club)
Levon and the Hawks - - - (not on album) - 1965 Canadian
Forest Fire
Paul Hardcastle - 7" - Bluebird / Virgin - 1985
Morning On Mars
Robin Artus - Journey Into Space - Parry Music Library - 1980 Canadian
I Ran Away
Dinosaur Jr. - Sweep It Into Space - Jagjaguwar - 2021
Interactive CKCU
Ben Armstrong (host)
Hey all, welcome to this chance meeting. The 1980s are crystalized in this Paul Hardcastle video

3:02 PM, December 10th, 2021
Napalm Dan
Doing mundane repetitive work on this Friday afternoon. Need some chance tunes to get me through.

3:04 PM, December 10th, 2021
Ben Armstrong (host)
Hey Dan, you are in for chance treats today

3:11 PM, December 10th, 2021
mike. p
pretty mighty Sagittarius's on todees birthday oh heavy one. god, I'm enjoying these birds swell idea for winty day

3:13 PM, December 10th, 2021
lotta memories...used to pay off waiter & sneak in underage at Coq d'Or to see Rompin' Ronnie Hawkins & whoever was in at the time... cage with Go Go dancer hung from ceiling...thought it was weird then!! They never seemed into it either...waiter would tell me when to go cause liquor inspector was coming...$$$ ran everything...gee, still does... great list!

3:14 PM, December 10th, 2021
Ben Armstrong (host)
Indeed Mike re: the birds. I was not conscious of missing them in the winter until I heard them again.

3:23 PM, December 10th, 2021
Ben Armstrong (host)
That's so cool Hillbilly going to see the HAWK! It should be noted that he is 86 years old and still getting out there...

3:25 PM, December 10th, 2021
Fun show Ben. Feel The Pain - archetypal 90s!

3:28 PM, December 10th, 2021
Ben Armstrong (host)
Fun video by Dinosaur Jr. Impressive to see J Mascis rocking and releasing new material 36 years after the debut Dinosaur album in 1985

3:29 PM, December 10th, 2021
Ben Armstrong (host)
Totally Chris, it brought me back. Had not heard Feel The Pain in years.

3:29 PM, December 10th, 2021
Day Job Rob
Love me some Danko!

3:38 PM, December 10th, 2021
Ben Armstrong (host)
For sure DJR. Cool to hear this live performance by Levon and the Hawks from 1965. Sounds like early Brian Auger, so it makes sense that Julie Driscoll did one of his tunes.

3:49 PM, December 10th, 2021
Ben Armstrong (host)
Thanks for tuning in. Zoe is back in this timeslot next Friday with First Crush. Catch you Dec 15 @9pm on In A Mellow Tone with music and stories from Birdland jazz club. Then Dec 18 @8pm on Heavy Friends for part one of my tribute to those who died in 2021.

3:55 PM, December 10th, 2021
mike p
and forget not the Keith, born dec. 18

4:43 PM, December 10th, 2021
mike p
and forget not the Keith, born dec. 18

4:44 PM, December 10th, 2021
I love when Bob sings about pus!

2:10 PM, December 14th, 2021