Left of the Dial “Cities On Flame with Bossa Nova and Adult-Contemporary Music”

Written by on April 14, 2018

Don’t fix your radio transistor for this one, kids. It’s time to do the time warp again into another time, the era of when AM Radio ruled the land! Left of the Dial host Chris-R kicks this week off with some swingin’ 70’s classics like Al Green, Blue Öyster Cult, and Harry Nilsson to put some real pep in your step. We then venture into some wilder territories beginning with New Wave outfit The Fixx and their bonafide MTV classic “One Thing Leads to Another”, whose title foreshadows our playlists new direction that comes equipped with the folkier sunshine sounds from our friends Paul and Linda McCartney with Wings and “Bip Bop”, along with others. Ending it all, is a trio of reinvented Southern charmers; Houston Grunge rockers Toadies, a wild and Soulful reimagining of Neil Young’s “Southern Man” from the wonderfully powerful vocalist of “Gimme Shelter” duetting fame, and closing it all off with a stunning reimagining of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young and Jimi Hendrix classic songs by The Isley Brothers. So get ready to smile away boys and girls and enjoy another episode of Left of the Dial.

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Playlist:

Track

Artist

Album

  • Take Me To The River
    Al Green
    Al Green Explores Your Mind -1994
  • Cities On Flame with Rock and Roll
    Blue Öyster Cult
    Blue Öyster Cult -1972
  • Jump In The Fire
    Harry Nilsson
    Nilsson Schmilsson -1971
  • Stay
    Astrud Gilberto
    Beach Samba -1967
  • All Is Forgiven
    Jellyfish
    Spilt Milk -1993
  • City of Tiny Lites
    Frank Zappa
    Sheik Yerbouti -1979
  • One Thing Leads To Another
    The Fixx
    Reach the Beach -1983
  • Bip Bop
    Wings
    Wild Life -1971
  • Ode to Billie Joe
    Bobbie Gentry
    Ode to Billie Joe -1967
  • Jesus Was a Cross Maker
    Judee Sill
    Judee Sill -1971
  • Backslider
    Toadies
    Rubberneck -1994
  • Southern Man
    Merry Clayton
    Merry Clayton -1971
  • Ohio/Machine Gun
    The Isley Brothers
    Givin' It Back -1971

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