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"Back Up & Push" with mark (archive)

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 | 10:00 to 12:00 | Playlist

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
Kingsbury Manx Galloping Ghosts Ascenseur Ouvert! Odessa released earlier this year
Black Taj Damascus Beyonder Amish 2008
Polvo Lazy Comet Today's Active Lifestyles Merge 1993
* Katie Kovacs & Gemini Nem Biztos Semmi (VA) Well Hung, Vol. 1: Funk-Rock Eruptions from Beneath Communist Hungary B-Music/Finder's Keepers
Funkadelic Super Stupid Maggot Brain Westbound 1971
Apaslar Gilgamis (VA) Hava Narghile: Turkish Rock Music 1966-1975 Dionysus
* Ill Wind People Of The Night Flashes Sunbeam This was the one-and-only album by this Cambridge, Mass. band, from 1968. It was on ABC Records back then. Now re-issued with *excellent* bonus material on CD.
* Majic Ship Wednesday Morning Dew (VA) Wednesday Morning Dew: Realistic Patterns, vol. 2 - Orchestrated Psychedelia from the USA Psychic Circle ~1970. The band apparently called it quits when their communal house on Staten Island burned to the ground in 1971, destroying all their instruments too.
* Horseback Tyrant Symmetry The Invisible Mountain self-released new local music
Aretha Franklin Spirit In The Dark Spirit In The Dark Atlantic 1970. This begins a set dedicated to the memory of James Luther (Jim) Dickinson, who died this past Saturday at age 67. He worked with frikkin' EVERYBODY. On this 1970 Aretha record, he played keyboards.
Toots & The Maytals (I've Got) Dreams To Remember Toots in Memphis Mango Reggae great comes to Memphis. 1988. Produced by Jim Dickinson.
Rolling Stones Wild Horses Sticky Fingers Rolling Stones Records 1971. That piano work is JD's. He was there for the recording sessions in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. "Wild Horses" has some minor key piano parts, and Ian Stewart (Stones' pianist & road manager) wouldn't play minor chords. Enter Jim Dickinson... the rest is history.
James Luther Dickinson O How She Dances Dixie Fried Atlantic 1972
James Luther Dickinson Wild Bill Jones Dixie Fried Atlantic
The Replacements Shooting Dirty Pool Pleased To Meet Me Sirena 1987. Produced by Jim Dickinson.
Flat Duo Jets Go Go Harlem Baby Go Go Harlem Baby Sky 1991. Dex Romweber + Jim Dickinson producing = POTENT COMBO! This was recorded at Sun Studio in Memphis.
Big Star Thank You Friends Third/Sister Lovers Rykodisc 1975. Big Star's 3rd album, originally on Ardent Records, and recorded in the label's Memphis studio. Produced by Jim Dickinson.
James Luther Dickinson Roly Poly Killers From Space Memphis International 2007. One of Jim's last records in his own name. Recorded at his own studio, Zebra Ranch, near Hernando, Mississippi. Many sought his talents there.
North Mississippi Allstars Shake 'Em On Down Shake Hands With Shorty Tone-Cool Dickinson's sons, Cody & Luther. Recorded @ Zebra Ranch, 1999. All the credit JD gets here is GENES, host, and the cover photo!
* Midtown Dickens Best Summer Ever Lanterns self-released new local music
The Flaming Lips Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Pt. 1 Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Warner Bros. 2002
* Reigning Sound Trash Talk Love and Curses In The Red new!
* Blank Dogs Slowing Down Under and Under In The Red
* Michael Dracula What Can I Do For You (VA) ZE 30: ZE Records 1979-2009 Strut ZE Records is especially known for 1980s no-wave and disco-funk
* Ocote Soul Sounds and Adrian Quesada El Diablo Y El Ñau Ñau Coconut Rock ESL AG is from Grupo Fastasma; he joins here w/ Martin Perna of Antibalas & others
* Los Amigos Invisibles Plastic Woman Commercial Nacional new from Venezuela
* Band Of Skulls Bomb Baby Darling Doll Honey Face You Are Here LOVE this. New from Southampton, UK
Band Of Skulls Blood Baby Darling Doll Honey Face You Are Here Did I say I LOVE THIS??!?
* Rusted Shut Spaceships Dead Load Texas scuzz rock. Houston to be specific. The band has been around >20 years. This is their new CD.