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The 1974 Show - Humbleslug Special - 2nd August 2019

The 1974 Show - Humbleslug Special - 2nd August 2019

August 2, 2019

Tonight's special guests Ben and Jack from Humbleslug chose tracks that have influenced their band and featured two songs from their new album, The Hermit.

The playlist was:

Trace - Birds
Pink Floyd - One of These Days
Humbleslug - Eleven
Rush - The Trees
Amplifier - Post Acid Youth
King Crimson - One More Red Nightmare
Tool - Forty Six & 2
Porcupine Tree - Sound of Muzak
Dream Theater - Fatal Tragedy
Mahavishnu Orchestra - Miles Beyond
Black Sabbath - Into the Void
Led Zeppelin - When the Levee Breaks
Frank Zappa - Peaches en Regalia
David Bowie - I'm Deranged
Tame Impala - It is Not Meant to Be
Humbleslug - Wicker Man
Radiohead - Subterranean Homesick Alien

The 1974 Show - Summertime Special - 5th July 2019

The 1974 Show - Summertime Special - 5th July 2019

July 5, 2019

On the show this evening, Ian Pope played songs and music based on the theme of the Summer. The playlist was:

Blue Oyster Cult - This Ain't The Summer Of Love

The Who - Summertime Blues 
The Kinks - Sunny Afternoon 
The Beach Boys - All Summer Long 
The Beatles - Here Comes The Sun 

The Doors - Summer's Almost Gone 
Peter Gabriel - Summertime 
Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood-Summer Wine 
Joni Mitchell - The Hissing of Summer Lawns 

Dave Cousins - Two Weeks Last Summer
Paul Giovanni & Magnet - Willow's Song
The Enid - In The Region of the Summer Stars
Pink Floyd - Summer '68 

Gentle Giant - Two Weeks In Spain 
Barclay James Harvest - Summer Soldier

Simple Minds - Someone, Somewhere in Summertime 
The Alarm - Rain In The Summertime
Don Henley - The Boys of Summer 

The Misunderstood - I Can Take You To The Sun
Fairport Convention - Meet on The Ledge 
Pink Floyd - Fat Old Sun 
Family - My Friend The Sun

Bruce Springsteen - Hello Sunshine 
Van Morrison - Summertime in England 

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The 1974 Show - In The Twilight Alehouse - 7th June 2019

The 1974 Show - In The Twilight Alehouse - 7th June 2019

June 11, 2019

On the show this evening, Ian Pope with his special guests Mark Fenn and Simon Fitsall chatted about craft beer, vinyl music evenings and the current prog rock scene. The tracks played were as follows:

ZZ Top - Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers
Genesis - Twilight Alehouse
Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade of Pale
The Who - Whiskey Man
Porcupine Tree - Waiting Phase One
Marillion - Easter

Van Der Graaf Generator - Nutter Alert
Seventh Wave - Star Palace of the Sombre Warrior
Once and Future Band - The Old Brain
Messenger - Baleric Blue
Amplifier - The Octopus

Porcupine Tree - Trains
And Yet It Moves - Bad Cops Day
David Gilmour - Short and Sweet
Jack Bruce - Rope Ladder To The Moon
Riverside - Egoist Hedonist
Yes - Heart of the Sunrise

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The 1974 Show - Psychedelia Special - 10.05.2019

The 1974 Show - Psychedelia Special - 10.05.2019

May 10, 2019

On the show tonight, Ian Pope played a selection of psychedelic songs ranging from the most well known bands to some less famous artists. The playlist was:

Jefferson Airplane - White Rabbit 

The Rolling Stones - 2000 light years from home
13th Floor Elevators - Reverberation (Doubt) 
The Red Crayola - Hurricane Fighter Plane
Pink Floyd - Cymbaline 

Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth
Simon Dupree & The Big Sound - Kites
P.P. Arnold - Angel Of The Morning 
Kenny Rogers & The First Edition - Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Is In) 

The 5th Dimension - Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In
Traffic - Paper Sun  
Rotary Connection - Black Gold of the Sun
The Factory - Try Little Sunshine
The Electric Stars - Sunshine 

Strawberry Alarm Clock - Incense And Peppermints
Small Faces - Green Circles 
Tomorrow - Revolution
Pretty Things - You Might Even Say

Steppenwolf - Magic Carpet Ride
Jefferson Airplane - Somebody To Love 
Judy Henske & Jerry Yester - Farewell Aldebaran
Andromeda - Day Of The Change

The Herd - From The Underworld 
Pink Floyd - Interstellar Overture 
The Velvet Underground - Venus In Furs
The Chemical Brothers - Let Forever Be 

The Beatles - Day In The Life 

The 1974 Show - 12th April 2019

The 1974 Show - 12th April 2019

April 12, 2019

Tonight, Ian Pope played a selection of tracks by groups and artists who have not been featured previously on The 1974 Show. The playlist was:

Camel - Aristillus

Alan Hull - United States of Mind
Pentangle - Sweet Child
Fairport Convention - Tam Lin

Badger - Wind of Change
Greenslade - Spirit Of The Dance
Tim Blake - Song For A New Age

Black Sabbath - Hard Road
Stone The Crows - Ode To John Law
Wishbone Ash - Time Was

Radiohead - Pyramid Song
Rustin Man - Our Tomorrows
how far to hitchin - resistance is futile

Racing Cars - They Shoot Horses Don't They?
The Beach Boys - Surf's Up
Judie Tzuke - Stay With Me Till Dawn

Camel - Lunar Sea

Trev Turley & Friends – Can’t Find My Way Home*

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The 1974 Show - Blues for Mike -15.03.2019

The 1974 Show - Blues for Mike -15.03.2019

March 15, 2019

On the show tonight Ian Pope played a special selection of music dedicated to the memory of Mike Lightfoot. A memorial concert will be held at Chelmsford City FC on Sunday 31st March 2019 - details of tickets can be found at:

The photo of Mike is courtesy of SJ Banham

The playlist was -

Sonny Boy Williamson - Fattening Frogs for Snakes
Howlin' Wolf - Spoonful

The Animals - Worried Life Blues
Manfred Mann - Smokestack Lightning 
The Spencer Davis Group - I'm A Man 
Chris Farlowe - Paint It Black

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble - Pride and Joy 
Janis Joplin (Big Brother &The Holding Company) - Piece Of My Heart 
Quicksilver Messenger Service - Mona

John Mayall - The Bear
Lowell George - I Can't Stand The Rain
Bonnie Raitt - Finest Lovin' Man
Beth Hart - St Theresa 

Lightnin' Hopkins - Penitentiary Blues
Ray Charles - Some Day Baby
Muddy Waters - Tom Cat
Etta James - I'd Rather Go Blind
Tommy Tucker - Hi-Heel Sneakers

Humble Pie - I'm Ready
Paul Rodgers - (I'm Your) Hoochie Coochie Man 
Jeff Beck - Rock My Plimsoul  
Johnny Winter - Black Cat Bone

Rory Gallagher - Kid Gloves 
Led Zeppelin - Since I've Been Loving You 
John Martyn - May You Never 

The Rolling Stones - Moonlight Mile


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The 1974 Show - Hidden Treasures - 15/02/2019

The 1974 Show - Hidden Treasures - 15/02/2019

February 15, 2019

On the show this evening, Ian Pope played a selection of tracks that are hidden gems. Those tracks were:

Space Opera - Guitar Suite 

Touch - The Spiritual Death of Howard Greer
Fantasy - Alanderie
Home - The Sun's Revenge

Keef Hartley Band - Me and My Woman
If - I'm Reaching Out on all Sides
Leaf Hound - Work My Body

Gravy Train - (A Ballad Of) A Peaceful Man
Khan - Mixed Up Man of the Mountains 
Mighty Baby - Egyptian Tomb

Peter Sinfield - The Night People 
Anthony Phillips - Um & Aargh 
After The Fire - Laser Love

Kraan - Mind Quake 
Locomotive - Mr Armageddon
Kahvas Jute - Vikings

Fruup - Gormenghast


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The 1974 Show - 50 Years Between - 18.01.19

The 1974 Show - 50 Years Between - 18.01.19

January 18, 2019

On the show tonight, Ian Pope played tracks from the best albums in 2018 and looked back at some classic, seminal albums that were released in 1968. The playlist included the following tracks:-

The Byrds - Wasn't Born To Follow

Cream - White Room
The Beatles - While My Guitar Gently Weeps 
The Beatles - Glass Onion 

Field Music - Time in Joy 
Jonathan Wilson - Over The Midnight 
David Byrne - Every Day Is A Miracle 
Marianne Faithfull - The Gypsey Faerie Queen 

Ann Wilson - I'm Afraid of Americans 
Riverside - Acid Rain
Midas Fall - Evaporate 
Laura Meade - Sunflowers at Chernobyl 

Jethro Tull - A Song For Jeffrey 
Traffic - Who Knows What Tomorrow May Bring 
The Nice - Little Arabella

Brand X - Earth Dance
Soft Machine - Broken Hill 
Gryphon - Bathsheba 

The Pretty Things - S.F. Sorrow Is Born
Family - Mellowing Grey
Van Morrison - Madame George 

Toto - Spanish Sea

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The 1974 Show & Weird Gear Christmas Special - 21.12.18

The 1974 Show & Weird Gear Christmas Special - 21.12.18

December 21, 2018

Tonight on the show Ian Pope and special guest Lee Maher played a eclectic mix of songs including Christmas favourites, party songs and Todd Rundgren. The playlist includes -

Mike Oldfield - In Dulce Jubilo

Steeleye Span - Gaudete
Greg Lake - I Believe In Father Christmas
Chris Squire & Alan White - Run With The Fox
Jethro Tull - Christmas Song

Sparks - Amateur Hour
John Lennon - Whatever Gets You Through The Night
Bill Wyman - I Wanna Get Me A Gun
Peter Gabriel - Solsbury Hill

The Resurrection Shuffle - Gardner, Ashton & Dyke
Jobriath - Sister Sue
Alice Cooper - Hello Hooray
Railroad Gin - A Matter of Time

Brian Eno - The True Wheel
David Bowie - The Jean Genie
Cluster - Caramel
The Rolling Stones - It's Only Rock 'N' Roll (But I Like It)

Free - Wishing Well
Shuggie Otis - Inspiration Information
The Who - Baba O'Riley
Todd Rundgren - The Spark of Life

Lindisfarne - Meet Me On The Corner
Stealers Wheel - Stuck In The Middle With You
The Faces - Ooh La La

Kate Bush - December Will Be Magic Again
Jethro Tull - Ring Out Solstice Bells

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The 1974 Show - Autumn Special - 23.11.18

The 1974 Show - Autumn Special - 23.11.18

November 23, 2018

Tonight on the show Ian Pope played songs based on the theme of the Autumn. The tracks featured were:

Simon & Garfunkel - Leaves that are Green
Pavlov's Dog - Late November
Genesis - Evidence of Autumn 
Small Faces - The Autumn Stone 

Yes - Leaves of Green 
Bram Stoker - Like Autumn Now
Marillion - Season's End 

The Flaming Lips - My Cosmic Autumn Rebellion 
Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band - Autumn's Child
Julie Driscoll, Brian Augur & The Trinity - Season of the Witch
The Zombies - Time of the Season 

David Gates - Suite: Clouds and Rain
Neil Young - Harvest Moon
Traffic - John Barleycorn (Must Die) 

Sandy Denny - Late November
Jethro Tull - Weathercock 
The Kinks - Autumn Almanac 

Nick Drake - Time of No Reply
Midas Fall - In Sunny Landscapes 
Tori Amos - Winter 
Cressida - Winter Is Coming Again

Masal - Heliocentric Sun Worship

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