An Evening of Yes Music Plus is a recording of the group’s concert at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California, on September 9, 1989 that was originally broadcast on the King Biscuit Flower Hour radio program.
Geoff Stephens was born October 1, 1934 in New Southgate, North London, England. He started out writing songs for amateur theatricals while working as a school teacher, air traffic controller and silk screen printer. His first hit was in 1964, “Tell Me When”, co-written with Les Reed, a Top 10 hit for The Applejacks. Later that same year, with Peter Eden, he discovered and managed Donovan.
I finally watched this 1996 Columbia Pictures film “The Craft” on Netflix DVD. This movie was produced by Douglas Wick (Wolf, Girl Interrupted, Gladiator, Hollow Man, Spy Game, Divergent Series) and directed by Andrew Fleming (Dick, Nancy Drew, The Craft: Legacy, TV like Grosse Pointe, Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings). The new girl joins three teenage witches, at her new high school, to pursue witchcraft for their own gain which they find has repercussions.
Knife Edge is a track from the debut Emerson, Lake & Palmer LP. The words added by Greg Lake deal with madness and desperation.
La Grange, by ZZ Top, was on their 1973 album Tres Hombres and reached number 41 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was written by Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard. Here it is covered by “that little ole band from Peanuts”, Charlie Brown (Guitar and Vocals), Snoopy (Bass) and Pig-Pen (Drums).
Bumble Boogie is the rocked out Boogie Woogie variation of the classical “Flight of the Bumble Bee” the 1899 orchestral interlude written by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov for his opera The Tale of Tsar Saltan.
The 1961, Floyd Cramer, “On the Rebound” is an up-tempo, swinging tune that made it to #4 in the US and #1 in the UK.
“What’s Love Got To Do With It” is by Tina Turner and found on her 1984 album Private Dancer. It was her most successful single reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
This is Al Hirt and his band at West Virginia Jazz Festival 1987. They perform the 1964 hits Cotton Candy, Sugar Lips and Java. The song Java was #4 on Billboard Hot 100 and Cashbox and #1 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary Charts in 1964.
I picked some cool Christmas videos that I liked and thought you might enjoy. Merry Christmas!