4/5/2015 TKS Presents: ‘Un/Covered’ tracklist

It was Pills which was responsible, guv. Played as part of the TKS medical focus, Bo Diddley‘s track from the early 60’s (1961 according to The Story of Bo Diddley collection) was covered a decade later by Big Apple rascals the New York Dolls, and this prompted thoughts of another programme devoted to cover versions, plus a couple of tunes which had inspired well-known covers. In the end, it was nine covers and two originals, beginning in Ferryhill, County Durham with…

1)Penetration – Nostalgia /from ‘Moving Targets’/Virgin Records 1978
More info: http://www.paulinemurrayofficial.com/blog/   http://www.trouserpress.com/entry.php?a=penetration
2)Nine Inch Nails – Physical (You’re So)  /from ‘Broken’/TVT/Interscope Records 1992
More info: http://www.nin.wiki/Physical
3)The Bonzo Dog Band – Bang Bang /from the 2007 reissue of ‘The Doughnut in Granny’s Greenhouse’/ EMI
Records 1968 More info: http://www.bonzodog.org/bonzos/doughnut.htm
4)Kode9 & The Spaceape – Ghost Town /2005, included on ‘5 Years Of Hyperdub’/Hyperdub Records 2009
More info: http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/13614-5-five-years-of-hyperdub/
5)Junior Murvin – Police And Thieves /from ‘Police And Thieves’/Island Records 1977
More info: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/04/junior-murvin-died-police-and-thieves-jamaican-reggae
6)Carla Bozulich – Pissing /from ‘Evangelista’/Constellation Records 2006
More info: http://carlabozulich.com/
7)Little Richard – Directly From My Heart /1959, included on ‘The Very Best Of’/One Day Music 2011
More info: http://www.history-of-rock.com/richard.htm
8)Yo La Tengo – Dreams /from ‘A Smattering Of Outtakes And Rarities’/Matador Records 2005
More info: http://store.matadorrecords.com/artists/view/name/yo_la_tengo
9)A.C. Drift – Instrumental /included on ‘The Other Ones’ collection/2012
More info: http://www.theotherones.org/    https://myspace.com/acdrift
10)TRANSMIT – Drive /from ‘Radiation’/Monotype Records 2014
More info: http://tony-buck.com/transmit/
11)Espers – Flaming Telepaths /from ‘The Weed Tree’/Locust Music 2005
More info: http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/2900-the-weed-tree-ep/

That epic take on the track from Blue Oyster Cult‘s 1974 album ‘Secret Treaties’ brought the almost sixty-minute sonic voyage through covers and covered tracks to an end. What next on TKS? Perhaps we’ll head to London for a mix of sounds in a couple of weeks…
Wishing you all many an aural delight, S.

The Kitchen Sink broadcasts almost every Monday at 22.05 CET on Brno student/community radio station http://www.radior.cz
More info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/104981252872749/
And to listen to a few old shows (will be uploading more in the very near future!): https://www.mixcloud.com/theshinybeast/

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~ by theshinybeast on May 5, 2015.

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