Wednesday, December 07, 2016

For Patricia Farrell - A Mix(tieth) for her Sixtieth by Graham Lovatt Specials

Graham Lovatt presents his Mixtieth for Patricia's Sixtieth! His website may be found here and the mixitape may be accessed here or here.

My website:
The PLAYLIST is displayed here now Patricia has listened to the mixey. We listened while we prepared for her party on 10th December. (Only one of the following was actually a guest at the party!) Here it is:

  1. Anthony Collins – Main title music from the film “Sixty Glorious Years” (excerpt)
  2. Bob Azzam et son Orchestre – Happy Birthday Cha-Cha-Cha
  3. Johnnie Ray – Just Walking in the Rain [the UK number one single, 12th December 1956]
  4. Allen Ginsberg – Howl (excerpt) [first published 1956, this reading also from 1956]
  5. Philip Jeck – Saint Pancras (The One That Holds Everything)
  6. Pedro Infante – Las Mañanitas [a traditional Mexican birthday song, a different version of which featured on the soundtrack of the film “The Leopard Man”, based on Cornell Woolrich’s novel “Black Alibi”]
  7. Talking Heads – I Zimbra [lyrics adapted from Dadaist Hugo Ball's poem "Gadji Beri Bimba"]
  8. Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band – Moonlight on Vermont
  9. Frank Sinatra – It Happened in Monterey [from Sinatra’s 1956 album, Songs for Swingin’ Lovers! Francis Albert also a 12th December baby]
  10. Peter Sellers – Balham: Gateway to the South
  11. The Liverpool Scene – Baby
  12. John Cage – Radio Music [premiered in New York, 1956]
  13. Scott Walker – Plastic Palace People
  14. Richard Huelsenbeck – Two sound poems
  15. The Vipers [formed 1956] – Liverpool Blues
  16. The Pretty Things – Bright Lights of the City
  17. Perez Prado – Patricia Twist
  18. João Gilberto – Águas de Março
  19. Jimmy Smith – The Way You Look Tonight (excerpt) [from Smith’s 1956 debut album, A New Sound... A New Star... Jimmy Smith at the Organ Volume 1] /AND a few words from your genial compiler, Graham Lovatt
  20. Louis Jordan – Happy Birthday Boogie

 Visit the Patricia Farrell Celebrations Hub Post (with links to all the rest) here.