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:

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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

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

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

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

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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The 1974 Show - Six Long Songs - November 2018

November 2, 2018

This podcast features the following songs:

Trace - Birds Suite
Caravan- Nine Feet Underground
The Enid - Fand
Soft Machine - Moon In June
The Grateful Dead - Dark Star
Pink Floyd - Echoes

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The 1974 Show - All Vinyl Special #2 - 28.09.2018

September 28, 2018

On tonight's show, Ian Pope played the following tracks from vinyl records:

Bruford - 5g
Quantum Jump - Barracuda 
Nova - Vimana
Pink Floyd - Have A Cigar 

Peter Gabriel - On The Air 
Kate Bush - James and the Cold Gun 
Tears For Fears - Swords and Knives 

Steely Dan - Royal Scam
Joni Mitchell - Edith and the Kingpin 
Utopia - Swing to the Right 

Crazy World of Arthur Brown - I Put a Spell on You
UK - Nothing To Lose
Sensational Alex Harvey Band - Boston Tea Party
Supertramp - Bloody Well Right

Michael Hedges - After The Goldrush
Leo Kottke - Open Country Joy (Constant Traveller)
Gordon Giltrap -Lucifer's Cage 
Steve Hackett - Star of Sirius 

Yes - Astral Traveller  
Justin Hayward & John Lodge - This Morning 
Jethro Tull - The Chequered Flag 
Fripp & Eno - The Heavenly Music Corporation 

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The 1974 Show - Prog Europa - 31.08.2018

August 31, 2018

On tonight's show, Ian Pope played progressive rock tracks from across the continent of Europe. The tracks played were:

Gábor Szabó - Mizrab (Hungary)

Ange - De temps en temps (France)
Earth and Fire - Storm and Thunder (The Netherlands)
Golden Earring - The vanilla queen (The Netherlands)

Premiata Forneria Marconi -Il Banchetto (Italy)
Banco del Mutual Soccorso - L' Evoluzione (Italy)
Le Orme - Insieme al Concerto (Italy)

Can - Dizzy Dizzy (Germany)
Conny Olivetti - time (Sweden)
Tangerine Dream - Cloudburst Flight (Germany) 
Patrick Moraz - Rise And Fall (Switzerland )

Aphrodite's Child - Aegian Sea (Greece)
Änglagård - Ifrån klarhet till klarhet (Sweden)
Wallenstein - Mother Universe (Germany)
Triumvirat - Spartacus (Germany)

Supersister - A Girl Named You (The Netherlands)

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The 1974 Show - More Prog! - 03.08.2018

August 3, 2018

On the show tonight, Ian Pope played the following tracks:-

Trace - Birds

Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Karn Evil 9, 1st Impression, Part 2 
Genesis - Dancing With The Moonlit Knight (live)
The Moody Blues - When You're A Free Man 

Blodwyn Pig - See My Way
Colosseum - Elegy
Affinity - Three Sisters

Atomic Rooster - Sleeping for Years 
Uriah Heep - Gypsy  
Quatermass - Gemini
T2 - No More White Horses

Family - Part Of The Load
Audience - Maidens Cry
King Crimson - Pictures of a City (live)

Rosalie Cunningham - Strawberry Fields Forever
John Lees' Barclay James Harvest - On Leave
Lifesigns - Voice In My Head 
Steven Wilson - Hand Cannot Erase 

Curved Air - Metamorphosis

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The 1974 Show - Freakscene! - 06.07.2018

July 6, 2018

On tonight's show Ian Pope played music from the underground, pyschedelic and counter-culture scenes of the 60s and 70s plus some more modern acts. The playlist was:

Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention - Hungry Freaks, Daddy 
The Creation - Can I Join Your Band?
Small Faces - I Can't Dance With You 
The Who - I Can See For Miles 
The Incredible String Band - Waltz of the New Moon
Tyrannosaurus Rex - Salamanda Palaganda 
Syd Barrett - Octopus  
Kevin Ayers ft. Syd Barrett - Religious Experience (Singing A Song In The Morning) 
Wicked Lady - I'm A Freak @CherryRedGroup
Jerusalem - Primitive Man
Fleetwood Mac - The Green Manalishi (With The Two Prong Crown)
The Micky Finn - Garden of My Mind
Kingdom Come - Sunrise
Jethro Tull - Nothing Is Easy 
Edgar Broughton Band - Momma's Reward (Keep Them Freaks A Rollin')
Gong - Master Builder
Hawkwind - Space Is Deep
Here And Now - What You See Is What You Get
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Kandy Korn
Love - She Comes In Colors
The Nazz - Open My Eyes
Roky Erickson & The Aliens - I Walked With A Zombie 

The Flaming Lips - What Is The Light
Dinosaur Jr - Freakscene 
Frank Zappa - City Of Tiny Lites