14/5/2012 ‘Ocean’ tracklist

No searching the skies for some divine intervention or other forms of procrastination, no toe-dipping or skirting the water’s edge -time to dive straight into the tracklist for this week’s ‘Ocean’ show…..

1)EWAN MacCOLL/CHARLES PARKER/PEGGY SEEGER – SO IT’S OFF WITH A BOILER FULL OF STEAM/
from ‘Singing The Fishing’/ BBC 1960, Topic Records 2008
2)ZDENEK LISKA – MALA MORSKA VILA /from ‘Mala Morska Vila’ OST/ Finders Keepers Records 2011
More info: http://www.finderskeepersrecords.com/discog_fkr040.html
3)FUZZY LIGHTS – SHIPWRECKS /from ‘Twin Feathers’/ Little Red Rabbit Records 2010
More info: http://www.fuzzylights.com/
4)CAMBERWELL NOW – CUTTY SARK /from ‘All’s Well’/ ReR 2006
5)THIS HEAT – NOT WAVING /from ‘This Heat’/ Piano Records 1979
More info on both the above: http://www.furious.com/perfect/thisheat.html
6)THE VELVET UNDERGROUND – OCEAN (outtake) /from ‘Loaded – Fully Loaded Edition’/ Rhino 1997
More info: http://olivier.landemaine.free.fr/vu/articles/lowdown/lowdown.html
7)COLLEEN – SEA OF TRANQUILLITY /from ‘Les Ondes Silencieuses’/ Leaf 2007
More info: http://colleenplays.org/
8)MARTIN CARTHY – POLLY ON THE SHORE /from ‘Prince Heathen’/ Topic 1969
More info: http://www.watersoncarthy.com/id22.htm
9)THOMAS KONER – HOUR NINE /from ‘La barca’/ Fario 2009
More info: http://www.koener.de/
10)BRIAN ENO – THE BIG SHIP /from /Another Green World’/ EG Records 1975
More info: http://www.enoweb.co.uk/
11)FAIRPORT CONVENTION – A SAILOR’S LIFE /from ‘Unhalfbricking’/ Island 1969
More info: http://www.fairportconvention.com/history_of_fairport.php

Finally, a link for more information on the BBC Radio Ballad ‘Singing The Fishing’, which recorded a vanishing way of life, that of the herring fishermen of Norfolk and Scotland’s Moray Firth…..
http://www.mustrad.org.uk/reviews/803.htm

I’m sure we’ll be returning to the ocean for another mini voyage before too long. But for now, wishing you all many a sonic wonder, S.

P.S Any comments as to the contents of the show/blog are always welcome!

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~ by theshinybeast on May 18, 2012.

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