The Blowin Weekly Extra – Big Fun

Blowin 9-10pm Sunday 26 September 2010

More tunes than time…

“..listening with continuous eager anticipation to all podcasts back to August!!” Andy H

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Neil Young

has a new album, Le Noise, in solo electric guitar mode and produced by Daniel Lanois.

Le Noise will be released on September 28 and you can stream the album here until October 5 Interesting Guardian review here

Mighty Diamonds, Wardrobe, Leeds

15 October 9pm, £12.50 advance from The Wardrobe, Crash Records and Jumbo Records, Leeds.


Interviews with smart people who are writers, some of them smartarses, from the archives of the Paris Review. includes:

And lots more.
Appreciation of art is a moral erection.” Cocteau

At last they’ve reissued OV Wright’s classic Memphis soul album A Nickel And A Nail And The Ace Of Spades - I’ve been looking for this for a while, with gems such as Don’t Let My Baby Ride, Eight Women And Four Men, the great title track, and my favourite, misogynistic though it may be, He Made Woman For Man. It’s on order – listen to Blowin next week….


Blowin 26 September

Tricky – Black Steel (Been Caught Steeling Mix) – Fourth & Broadway CD single
Sugar Minott – Ghetto-Ology Dub – Gheto-Ology + Dub CD – Easy Star
Bob Dylan – I Pity The Poor Immigrant – John Wesley Harding CD – Columbia
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – Shop Around – Classic CD – Motown
Wire – Practice Makes Perfect – On Returning (1977-1979) CD – EMI
Otis Rush – All Your Love – I Can’t Quit You Baby CD – Blues Collection
Clive Hylton & The Upsetters – From Dub Four – Lee Perry: Sound System Scratch CD – Pressure Sounds –
John Coltrane – Blues For Bechet – Coltrane Plays The Blues CD – Atlantic
Eric Clapton & The Yardbirds – Got To Hurry – Blues Collection CD – Blues Collection
Miles Davis – Big Fun ( single edit)
Bob Dylan – Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues – Highway 61 Revisited CD – CBS
John Lee Hooker – Goin’ To Louisiana – That’s Where It’s At CD – Stax
Led Zeppelin – What is And What Should Never Be – Led Zep II CD – Atlantic

The 13th Floor Elevators – Baby Blue – All Time Highs CD – Music Club
Nightmares On Wax – Les Nuits – Carboot Soul CD – Warp

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About Rob

Rob co-founded BCB with Mary Dowson, back when the hills were young and it were all flat caps an chappatis round 'ere. It was known as Bradford Festival Radio then, and thanks to the generosity of Dusty Rhodes we got started. Now he takes photos, puts little silver discs in drawers, mumbles into microphones, and walks on the hills. Keep On Blowin..