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Options May 10, 2016: Songs to fill that musical void, with Peter Sando live.

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Artist Track Album Label Approx. start time
The Hollies  Dear Eloise   Options Dear Eloise / King Midas in Reverse  Sundazed  0:00:00 ()
The Millennium  Karmic Dream Sequence #1/ There is Nothing More to Say   Options Begin    0:02:31 ()
Van Dyke Parks  All Golden   Options Song Cycle  Warner Bros.  0:10:53 ()
The Monkees  Writings Wrongs   Options The Birds, The Bees, & The Monkees  Rhino  0:14:40 ()
Bob Brown  First Light   Options Wall  Tompkins Square  0:19:41 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Leo Kottke 
Retrograde   Options One Guitar, No Vocals  Private Music  0:27:09 ()
 
Irene Trudel & Peter Sando (photo by Bliss Sando)
Live performance and chat with Peter Sando of Gandalf
 
At the end of the Psychedelic Sixties, the band Gandalf recorded an album for Capitol Records, which was released after they broke up and became a rare collectable LP. Peter Sando wrote their song "Can You Travel in the Dark Alone," which became a favorite of WNEW-FM's Alison Steele, "The Nightbird." Flash forward to current times, and Sando is still writing dreamy songs as a solo artist. Peter's third album "Let There Be Love" was released at the end of 2015. Peter Sando visited Irene's show to play live and chat about his musical past.
Peter Sando  Sally Hemmings   Options     0:33:41 ()
Peter Sando  Never Too Far (Tim Hardin song)   Options     0:40:07 ()
Peter Sando  Misty Roses on a Stone   Options     0:48:24 ()
Peter Sando  Afraid of the Dark   Options     0:56:35 ()
Gandalf  Nature Boy   Options Gandalf  Sundazed  1:07:25 ()
Peter Sando  The Beginning of the End   Options Let There Be Love  Peter Sando  1:10:38 ()
Peter Sando  Captive's Choice   Options     1:19:08 ()
Gandalf  Can You Travel in the Dark Alone?   Options Gandalf  Sundazed  1:29:07 ()
Peter Sando  Let Me Be The One   Options Afraid of the Dark  Peter Sando  1:32:11 ()
Peter Sando  No Earth Can Be Won   Options Afraid of the Dark  Peter Sando  1:35:59 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Leo Kottke 
Retrograde   Options One Guitar, No Vocals  Private Music  1:39:54 ()
Glenn Jones  Spokane River Falls   Options Fleeting  Thrill Jockey  1:44:25 ()
Rez Abbassi Trio  iTexture   Options Continuous Beat  Enja  1:49:24 ()
Kaki King  The Fire Eater   Options Glow    1:55:10 ()
The Chills  Frantic Drift   Options Kaleidoscope World  Homestead Records  2:01:16 ()
Sandy Denny  She Moves Through the Fair (acoustic)   Options I've Always Kept a Unicorn  Island  2:05:19 ()
Sandy Denny  Fotheringay (acoustic)   Options I've Always Kept a Unicorn  Island  2:10:28 ()
Sandy Denny  The Pond and the Stream   Options I've Always Kept a Unicorn  Island  2:13:35 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Leo Kottke 
Retrograde   Options One Guitar, No Vocals  Private Music  2:16:56 ()
Jean Rohe  Umbrella   Options Jean Rohe & The End of the World Show    2:22:33 ()
Rachel Ries  Homing   Options The Rouen EP  Rachel Ries  2:28:27 ()
Janel Leppin  Her Tale Was Cut in Two   Options Mellow Diamond  Janel Leppin  2:32:10 ()
XTC  Ballet For A Rainy Day / 1000 Umbrellas   Options Skylarking  Ape  2:39:20 ()
Laura Gibson  Damn Sure   Options Empire Builder  Barsuk  2:45:51 ()
Great American Canyon Band  Come Home   Options Only You Remain  Six Degrees  2:49:57 ()
Jim Kweskin  Dark as a Dungeon   Options America  Collectables  2:53:34 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Leo Kottke 
Retrograde   Options One Guitar, No Vocals  Private Music  3:00:03 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 9:02pm Scraps deSelby:

h'lo Irene, h'lo h'lo people people, h'lo Dear Eloise, ahhhhh....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 9:07pm Scraps deSelby:

Did you know there is a Chinese band (from Beijing) called Dear Eloise? (I didn't until two minutes ago.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 9:13pm Irene Trudel:

Hi Scraps! I didn't know that band either. Do they play all Hollies covers?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 9:14pm Scraps deSelby:

oh oh oh ah ah, song cycle..... [wallow]
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 9:19pm Scraps deSelby:

I don't know! Wikipedia has a small entry. It's a DYI lo-fi band, apparently, which is.... I mean, DYI lo-fi band from Beijing?? Some Chinese things are much stranger than twenty years before...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 9:19pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...the interface from Moody to Psychedelic is an interesting bridge to cross...& to just stand on & look into the swirling waters & which side you are on @ any point...& other things...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 9:21pm Scraps deSelby:

There is a Time Out Beijing??

Okay, I'll stop, but.... [shakes head]
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 9:23pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Beijing & Nothingness...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 9:33pm Scraps deSelby:

Stormy Forest
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 9:36pm redkayak:

Evening all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 9:43pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Wow 'Never Too Far'! Thx Mr. Sando !
Avatar Tue. 5/10/16 9:54pm herb.nyc:

hi all. who is Peter Sando? what is a Gandalf? i'm liking, and learning. thanks.
  Tue. 5/10/16 9:59pm jon:

your live performance sessions are awesome irene. much gratitude to you and peter sando for doing this for us
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 10:01pm Irene Trudel:

Peter Sando was Gandalf's guitarist and wrote two of their most popular songs. Gandalf was a psychedelic pop band whose album came out after they broke up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 10:13pm Irene Trudel:

Thanks jon! I love presenting live music and having the performers talk about their work. There's nothing like it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 10:14pm coelacanth:

Hi Irene, Peter and all
  Tue. 5/10/16 10:19pm Andrew:

The list of who has covered Nature Boy is amazing. I first heard the Grace Slick version with The Great Society. Had no idea about Frank Sinatra, Miles Davis, Massive Attack, Jon Hassell and others. Showing my ignorance of one of the jazz standards here.

Enjoying the guest!
Avatar Tue. 5/10/16 10:20pm herb.nyc:

i buy cd's as well. not vinyl, for i have no working turntable. i do not stream, or download. i expect i may be doing the latter two in the years(?) to come. (i'll even buy used cassettes, 50cents or less plz, and vhs)
Avatar Tue. 5/10/16 10:21pm geezerette:

exoplanets.jpl.nasa.gov...
JPL site for exoplanets,seemed apt. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 10:22pm JakeGould:

Hwolooo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 10:22pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Eden Ahbez who wrote 'Nature Boy' one of the true Proto-Hippies :
en.wikipedia.org...
...'Captive's Choice' & its' delivery here making me think of Townes Van Zandt. Suiting my disposition perfectly tonight...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 10:28pm coelacanth:

i have a 45 of George Benson doing "nature boy". (it's not on wikipedia's list) ...that and Nat King Cole's were the only versions i'd ever heard.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 10:30pm coelacanth:

i buy music in all forms available, except mp3s. i do take those too though, if they're free.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 10:33pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Anymore - I only ever listen to streams (like this...mostly this) - & podcasts when I'm out & about w/ headphones...I'm quite poor & pay out the orifice to ComCast to bring everything to me...& they don't pay any song or artist royalties @ all - do they?...
  Tue. 5/10/16 10:34pm subjecttoochange:

What was the name of that last song? It twas epic!
  Tue. 5/10/16 10:36pm John P,:

"Can You Travel In The Dark Alone?" - a psychedelic masterpiece!
  Tue. 5/10/16 10:38pm subjecttoochange:

Many thanks! One of the most ear grabbers that I've heard in a while.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 10:39pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yeah fantastic. Thx for this!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 10:43pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

fb: www.facebook.com...
Avatar Tue. 5/10/16 10:44pm herb.nyc:

new software caused some setbacks? understandable, for we aren't a paperless society (remember that promise?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 10:44pm coelacanth:

was "no earth can be won" a re-working of a gandalf song?
Avatar Tue. 5/10/16 10:45pm herb.nyc:

and the CHILLS be at monty hall. they are great. so great that i don't have a ticket. but i do for their sunday show at Littlefield. and chills are so great i don't have their latest record. oh don't listen to me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 10:55pm Scraps deSelby:

I never heard of Rez Abbessi. Cool, neat.
  Tue. 5/10/16 11:04pm herb.nyc:

"Chills tonight, hot tamale"
  Tue. 5/10/16 11:05pm herb.nyc:

Thx Irene for playing Chills.
  Tue. 5/10/16 11:06pm KP:

Is it really just just after 11?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:08pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Sandy Denny. That is all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:09pm coelacanth:

this is "he moved through the fair".
  Tue. 5/10/16 11:09pm miketp:

Sandy is grand.
  Tue. 5/10/16 11:09pm KP:

Speaking of which, I just saw Erica Smith perform on Ave. A. It was a short, all original set and it was tremendous.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:09pm coelacanth:

ah! you fixed it. never mind.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:13pm Irene Trudel:

New Sand Denny Collection-- superb! Have to play a few cuts. Sorry for the typo. KP, thanks for the Erica update. I've kind of lost touch with what she's up to.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:14pm Scraps deSelby:

Fotheringay is one of the few songs where the title is the last words in the song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:16pm coelacanth:

this consecutive way is how this Sandy Denny should be listened to, for those who listen to music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:17pm coelacanth:

Scraps, "tequilla" is another!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:17pm Scraps deSelby:

i.e., "Fotheringay" doesn't appear except in the last word in the song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:18pm Scraps deSelby:

Tequila is repeated. :-)
  Tue. 5/10/16 11:21pm KP:

She really has not been doing her own act at all so it was great to see. Response was fantastic. Until recently she lived near us so we ran into her a few times. That made it even better.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:21pm coelacanth:

- so she doesn't sing "fotheringay" but once in that? i guess i never heard all the lyrics.
  Tue. 5/10/16 11:25pm Picker Guy:

Leo Kottke is also good on his own.
  Tue. 5/10/16 11:31pm KP:

Rachel Ries is impressive
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:33pm Irene Trudel:

Leo is fantastic. and really great storyteller as well. Rachel has such an expressive style.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:37pm coelacanth:

i'm out. Thank you Irene Thank you Peter S
ciao.
  Tue. 5/10/16 11:37pm KP:

Definitely, re: Rachel
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:42pm Scraps deSelby:

So love Skylarking. My favorite XTC. And I love this transition to 1000 Umbrellas, too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:45pm Irene Trudel:

G'nite coelacanth! Scraps, there's new remastering our that sounds fantastic. Well worth getting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:45pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Clicky☆ this episode.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:46pm Scraps deSelby:

Really! Okay, then.
  Tue. 5/10/16 11:47pm KP:

I saw XTC at CBGBs. I think that covers all the consonants, at least
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:47pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Listen to it - it continues the Beatle legacy better than ELO. (!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:51pm Santos L. Halper:

Great show Irene (even if i missed the Peter Sando [for now]). Thanks for the XTC, reminds me i need to finally listen to that corrected Skylarking sitting on the shelf...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:53pm Irene Trudel:

Saw XTC at the Capitol Theatre. Truly amazing, around the time of Black Sea.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:55pm JakeGould:

Lovely show for me to me doing tediously boring things to.
  Tue. 5/10/16 11:56pm KP:

XTC encored with Wire's Dot Dash. Place went berserk, even for CBGB
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:56pm JakeGould:

That was a compliment, of course.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 5/10/16 11:59pm Irene Trudel:

Thanks everybody! Catch you next week.
  Wed. 5/11/16 12:00am KP:

Tnx, Irene
  Wed. 5/11/16 12:10am martha egan:

Gonna listen after the fact <3
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/11/16 7:51am Sean in Bristol UK:

Great show, Irene, thank you to Peter Sando for the live set and thank you for the XTC
Avatar Wed. 5/11/16 1:56pm Van in DC:

Heck. I forgot again.
Avatar Fri. 5/13/16 11:23am Van in DC:

Had to come back for a repeat of some segments of this show....ahhhhhh SANDY DENNY ahhhhhh ....
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