Playlist, 01/06/08

The Show
This week we marked the centenary of the birth of Ian Fleming, the sad passing of Earle Hagen and Alexander Courage and the space-time-continuum-busting news that both Kylie and Jason turned 40 this week.

You can catch a repeat of the show when it goes out on Wednesday 11 June from 10pm – midnight, either by tuning in to 98.8 FM (in and around Edinburgh) or online via the Leith FM website.

The Music
A great new reissue from Dutton Vocalion:

1. Biddu – Journey to the Moon (Futuristic Journey / Eastern Man, 1977/2008)

David Holmes is coming to Edinburgh next Saturday:

2. David Holmes – Benedict Returns (Ocean’s Thirteen OST, 2007) Buy on iTunes

Another great reissue from Dutton Vocalion:

3. David Lindup – Grand Slam (When The Saints Go, 1970/2008)

The first of our tributes to Earle Hagen:

4. Herbie Mann – Harlem Nocturne (Latin Fever, 1962) Buy on iTunes

You can find lots more versions of Harlem Nocturne here.

The first of our tracks celebrating the centenary of Ian Fleming’s birth:

5. Ray Barretto – Thunderball (Señor 007, 1965/2001)

Brand new track from a great new unsigned band from Mainz:

6. The Low Shoe Orchestra – Rise of the Colossus (Through The Black Hole, 2008)

Bill Cosby is selling his jumpers (see story below):

7. Bill Cosby – Can’t Get No Satisfaction (Hooray for the Salvation Army Band, 1968)

Earle Hagen also composed many classic TV show themes, including:

8. Dick Hyman – Theme from I Spy (The Man From O.R.G.A.N., 1965)

More Ian Fleming tributes:

9. Ingfried Hoffmann – From Russia With Love (Hammond Bond, 2007)
10. Jean-Jacques Perrey – Mister James Bond (The Out Sound From Way In!, 1969)

Two great MPS reissues:

11. The Mike Nock Underground – The Squire (Between Or Beyond, 1970)
12. Monty Alexander – Monticello (Alexander The Great – Monty Swings On MPS, 1973)

Another track from the Biddue reissue which spookily chimes in with the Ian Fleming centenary:

13. Biddu – James Bond Disco Theme (Journey Into Fantasy) (Futuristic Journey / Eastern Man, 1977/2008)

Keeping it disco, we paid tribute to the passing of Alexander Courage:

14. Eumir Deodato – Theme From Star Trek (Do It Again, 1976)

Kylie and Jason turn 40 (see news story below too):

15. Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra – Can’t Get You Out of My Mind (Hits the Hits!, 2007)
16. Gabor Szabo – Sealed With A Kiss (1969, 1969)

Loads of people have covered the James Bond theme but I think this is the only Ian Fleming Theme out there:

17. The Menn – Ian Fleming Theme (Lost Legends of Surf Guitar, Vol. 1, 2003) Buy on iTunes

We closed the show with a lovely ska version of Earle Hagen’s classic:

18. New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble – Harlem Nocturne (New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble, 1995)

The News

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