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Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories
Tuesday February 23rd, 2021 with Chris Lyne
Black History Month edition

This evening's edition includes some of the earliest popular music bands that comprise a mixture of black and white musicians. We'll also have contributions from artists who've left the Caribbean to settle in either Ontario or London (UK). We'll hear from musicians who originate from Guyana, Trinidad, Jamaica, Barbados, Detroit, New York, Chicago and Toronto. And we'll have a tricky teaser for you too: somewhere in the show Chris will make a very deliberate mistake; but can you spot it? "The Listening Room": if you'd like to recommend a song that promotes racial equality please enter the artist and song title onto the interactive page; we'll endeavour to play it in a future edition of the show.
One Page Story (show theme)
Chris Lyne - Chapter 4 (2020) - Unreleased Canadian
Freedom Train
James Carr - 7” Single (1968) - Goldwax
Be A Man
Leroy Sibbles - Now (1980) - Generation Canadian
Monkey
Harry Belafonte - Jump Up Calypso (1961) - RCA Victor
Black Skinned Blue Eyed Boys
The Equals - 7” Single (1970) - President
Message From A Black Man
Derrick Harriott - Reggae Chartbusters Vol 2 (1970) - Trojan
Brother Louie
The Undisputed Truth - Down To Earth (1974) - Motown
Brother Louie
Stories - 7” Single (1973) - Kama Sutra
Brother Louie
Matumbi - Best Of Matumbi (1977) - GG Records
Float On
Dream Warriors - The Master Plan (1996) - EMI Canadian
Mystery Train
Paul Butterfield Blues Band - Paul Butterfield Blues Band (1965) - Elektra
Guitar Inferno
Carl Harvey - Ecstasy Of Mankind (1978) - Cancer Canadian
Friendship Train
The Temptations - Psychedelic Shack (1970) - Motown
Train Tour To Rainbow City
The Pyramids - 7” Single (1967) - President
Brother Louie
Hot Chocolate - 7” Single (Apr 73) - RAK
Freedom Train
Toots Hibbert - Toots In Memphis (1988) - Mango
Interactive CKCU
Chris Lyne (host)
Good evening everyone, welcome to Bedtime Stories. Thanks for tuning in....

9:57 PM, February 23rd, 2021
Shelley Ann Morris
Hi Chris, Level 42, Jamiroquai, Brand New Heavies....my kind of music—just to name a few. looking forward to the show.

10:03 PM, February 23rd, 2021
Shelley Ann Morris
There was a group here in Ottawa comprised of black and white musicians—Stone Soul Picnic—they put on an amazing show! Very upbeat.

10:07 PM, February 23rd, 2021
Chris Lyne (host)
Hi Shelley, thanks for dropping by :-). Let's see if we can find a tune or two from your recommended artists, especially Stone Soul Picnic.

10:10 PM, February 23rd, 2021
Shelley Ann Morris
That might be a challenge. The only CD I have from them I was able to get at one of their live shows. Still one of my favourites—it’s live, and captures their high energy and positive vibes.

10:13 PM, February 23rd, 2021
Clarice
I’m enjoying Bedtime Stories, too!

10:24 PM, February 23rd, 2021
S.A.M.
The Specials.....another favourite from my high school days. I THINK Souljazz Orchestra also falls under this category.

10:31 PM, February 23rd, 2021
Shelley Ann Morris
Oh, I got the gaff soooo wrong! With more than one version of Brother Louise, I must have lots lost track. I thought that the gaff had something to do with the Temptations.

10:55 PM, February 23rd, 2021
Chris Lyne (host)
Shelley "Stories" version is best known in North America and is thought of as being the original, but in 1973 they were given some tunes to consider covering one of which was the hit from Great Britain - Hot Chocolate's Brother Louie, which, for its time, was an unusual song in that it confronted racism head on...

11:01 PM, February 23rd, 2021
Chris Lyne (host)
Good night everyone, thanks for tuning in, see you in 2 weeks.

11:02 PM, February 23rd, 2021