33.45.78 All Vinyl Radio Show
with Steve Fruitman
October 10, 2016

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The Stars - The Sun
Hour One: Hear this show now
Hour Two: Hear this show now

Hour One – The Stars

1.   Oscar Peterson Trio: Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corcovado) 1985 *
2.   Klaatu: Dog Star (Dee Long) 1980 *
3.   Ringo Starr: Fastest Growing Heartache In the West (L Kingston / F Dycus) - 1970
4.   Bob Regan & Lucille Starr: Eeny-Meeny-Miney-Moe (B Regan) - 1958 *
5.   Adam Mitchell: Out Among The Stars (Adam Mitchell) – 1979 *
6.   Harry Kaapuni & His Royal Polynesians: Stars Over Tahiti - 1960
7.   Bruce Cockburn: Starwheel (Bruce Cockburn) – 1977 *
8.   Black & Ward: Star (Terry Black / Laurel Ward) – 1981 *
9.   Big Dee Irwin: Swinging on a Star (Jimmy Van Heusen / Johnny Burke) - 1963
10. Murray McLauchlan: Swing on a Star (Murray McLauchlan) – 1988 *
11. Kenneth McKellar: Star o’ Robbie Burns (Trad) - 1959
12. The Riedel Brothers: Estvan’s Old North Star Mine  (F Meckler) – 1959 *
13. Whiskey Jack: Starlight Starbright (Bob McNiven) - 1981 *
14. The Bordens: Theme from Star Wars (John Williams) * 1980

Hour Two - The Sun

1.   The Strawbs: Midnight Sun (David Cousins / Charles Cronk) – 1974
2.   Rising Sun: Born To Be Wild (Mars Bonfire) – 1969 *
3.   The Eagles: Tequila Sunrise (Don Henley / Glenn Frey) - 1973
4.   Greg Downie & The Sadies: The Conquering Sun (Greg Downie & The Sadies) – 2014 *
5.   Traffic: Paper Sun (Winwood / Capaldi / Mason / Wood) - 1967
6.   Robert David: Manitoba Sun (R David) – 1972 *
7.   Wilf Carter: The Sunshine Bird (Ruth Roberts / Bill Katz) – 1960 *
8.   Pied Pumkin String Ensemble: Sundial (Joe Mock) - 1976 *
9.   Leslie Gore: Sunshine, Lollipops, And Rainbows (Marvin Hamlisch / Howard Liebling) - 1963
10. David Clayton-Thomas & The Shays: Out of the Sunshine (D Clayton-Thomas / Tom Collacott)  1965*
11. John Steins: Sunfall (John Steins) - 1981
12. Chilliwack: Sundown (Bill Henderson / Claire Lawrence) – 1970 *
13. The Kinks: Waterloo Sunset (Ray Davies) - 1967
14. Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra: Canadian Sunset (Eddy Heywood) - 1956

And Now for The Particulars:

Hour One – The Stars

1.   Oscar Peterson Trio: Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)
We Get Requests: Verve MIJ-1-5321
Montreal QC / Toronto ON
Oscar Peterson: piano
Ray Brown: bass
Ed Thigpen: drums
Produced by Jim Davis 1965
Recorded by Bob Simpson

Oscar Emmanuel Peterson b. August 15, 1925 Montreal – d. December 23, 2007(aged 82) Mississauga ON
His work earned him eight Grammy awards over the years and he was elected to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1978. He also belongs to the Juno Awards Hall of Fame and the Canadian Jazz and Blues Hall of Fame. In 2013, Peterson was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame
He was made an Officer of the Order of Canada (the country's highest civilian state order for talent and service) in 1972, and promoted to Companion of the order (the highest degree of merit and humanity), in 1984.
Has received 16 Honourary degrees from various Canadian universities.

2.   Klaatu: Dog Star (Dee Long)
Endangered Spiecies: Daffodil Records / EMI Canada SBA 16060
Toronto ON
John Woloschuk - vocals, guitar, keys, bass guitar, vibraphone, sitar, vibes, orcana, glockenspiel
Dee Long - vocals, electric guitar, mandolin, slide guitar, Korg synthesizer
Terry Draper - drums, percussion, Polymoog synthesizer, trombone, tambourine, vocals
Produced by Christopher Bond 1980

Sirius – the Dog Star – brightest star in our sky – in the constellation Canis Major (The Greater Dog)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1979), novel and series by Douglas Adams. Most of the technology mentioned in the Hitchhiker series consists of products of the Sirius Cybernetics Corporation, a decidedly inept company responsible for the design and creation of a wide range of robots and labor-saving devices, none of which work as intended

3.   Ringo Starr: Fastest Growing Heartache in the West West (L Kingston / F Dycus)
Beaucoups Of Blues: Apple Records SMAS 3368
Liverpool UK
Ringo Starr vocals, drums, acoustic guitar
Jim Buchanan fiddle
Charlie Daniels guitar
Pete Drake pedal steel guitar
D.J. Fontana drums
Buddy Harman bass guitar
Chuck Howard guitar
Roy Huskey Jnr bass guitar
The Jordanaires backing vocals
Ben Keith pedal steel guitar
Jeannie Kendal backing vocals on "I Wouldn't Have You Any Other Way"
Jerry Kennedy guitar
Dave Kirby guitar
Grover Lavernder fiddle
Charlie McCoy harmonica
Sorrells Pickard guitar
Jerry Reed guitar
George Richey fiddle
Jerry Shook guitar
Produced by Pete Drake 1970
Recorded by Scottie Moore 30 June and 1 July 1970 at Music City Recorders, Nashville TN
Released 28 September 1970

Ringos 1st solo album (Sentimental Journey) released March & then released Beaucoups of Blues in September, 1970

4.   Bob Regan & Lucille Starr: Eeny-Meeny-Miney-Moe (B Regan) 1958
45 Single: Ditto Records - DT 121
Dawson Creek, BC / St Boniface, MB
Bob Regan: guitar, vocal
Lucille Starr: vocal
Produced 1958

Later they were known as The Canadian Sweethearts,  Lucille Starr, and her guitar playing husband, Bob Regan. Regan was born on March 13, 1931 and died on March 5, 1990. Lucille Starr (born May 13, 1938) is a Canadian Franco-Manitoban / British Columbian singer, songwriter, and yodeler best known for her 1964 hit single, "Quand Le Soleil Dit Bonjour Aux Montagnes" ("The French Song").

5.   Adam Mitchell: Out Among The Stars (Adam Mitchell)
Redhead In Trouble!: WB - QBS 3325
Toronto, ON
Adam Mitchell: guitar, vocal
Roger Linn: electric guitar
Eill Elliot: Fender Rhodes (keys)
Dan Dugmore: steel
Linda Ronstadt, Jennifer Warnes: bg vocal
Produced by Russ Titelman - 1979
Recorded by Tom Knox at Warner Bros Recording Studios, Sunset Sound Recorders and Davlen Sound Studios
Mixed and Mastered at Warner Bros Recording, North Hollywood CA

Adam Mitchell (born 24 November 1944 in Glasgow, Scotland) moved with his family to Toronto, Canada, at the age of 12.  Became a folk singer, haning around Yorkville coffee houses. Replaced Bill Marion (Misener) in The Paupers as lead vocalist.  1968, Mitchell moved into music production, producing albums by Canadian bands Mainline and Fludd. Redhead in Trouble was his only solo album. However, he wrote some amazing songs: Mitchell wrote the popular country song "Out Among The Stars", that was covered by Merle Haggard and Waylon Jennings,

6.   Harry Kaapuni & His Royal Polynesians: Stars over Tahiti
Blue Hawaiian Waters: Kent Records K-227
Harry Kaapuni: ukulele
Eddie Cunningham: lap steel
Produced 1960

No mention of any personnel. 2nd of two LPs released under that name, afterwhich he faded away

7.   Bruce Cockburn: Starwheel (Bruce Cockburn / Kitty Cockburn)
Joy Will Find a Way: True North Records TN 23
Ottawa ON
Bruce Cockburn – composer, vocals, guitar, dulcimer
Dennis Pendrith - bass
Terry Clarke - drums
Dido Morros - percussion
Pat Godfrey - keyboards
Eugene Martynec - guitar
Beverley Glenn Copeland - backing vocals
Linda Page Harpa - backing vocals
Malika Hollander - backing vocals
Zezi Taeb - backing vocals
Alexa De Wiel - backing vocals
Jeffrey Crelingston - backing vocals
Produced by Eugene Martynec 1975
Recorded at Manta Sound, Toronto

“Orion's high in the south-west sky…”

8.   Black & Ward: Star (Terry Black / Laurel Ward)
All Night Long: Duke St. Records – DSR 10/9-81
Vancouver BC / Delta MB
Terry Black: vocal
Laurel Ward: vocal
Micky Erbe
Harvey Kogen
Brian Leonard
Bob Mann: guitar
Doug Riley: keys
Brian Russell
Lenny Solomon: violin
Produced by Mickey Erbe and Maribeth Solomon – 1981
Recorded by Andy Hermant, Hayward Parrott, Gary Gray & Peter Mann at Manta
Sound, Eastern Sound, Toronto

Terry Black - Born: February 3, 1949, Vancouver - Died: June 28, 2009, Kamloops Black's debut U.S. single, "Unless You Care", was released in 1964, when Black was 15. Black had major Canadian hits with Poor Little Fool & Only Sixteen

He released a Sloan-Barri produced album,Only Sixteen in 1965, on the Canadian ARC Records label
Black joined the cast for the Toronto production of Hair! also in 1969. He married a member of the cast, Laurel Ward, in 1970, and from 1972 to 1982. The pair released several singles together as Black and Ward. He suffered
from multiple sclerosis.

Laurel Ward moved to Toronto when she was 17 to persue a musical career. In Toronto, she connected with Sid Dolgay of folk group The Travellers as well as record producer Bill Gilliland of Arc Records. While appearing in the Toronto production of Hair, Laurel met former teen idol Terry Black as well as band leader Doug Riley. In the fall of 2009 Laurel was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease

9.   Big Dee Irwin: Swinging on a Star (Jimmy Van Heusen / Johnny Burke)
45 Single: Dimension Records D-1010X
DiFosco "Dee" T. Ervin Jr: vocal
Little Eva: duet vocal
Produced 1963

Big Dee Irwin: born: July 6, 1932, Harlem, NYC / Died: August 27, 1995
It was introduced by Bing Crosby in the 1944 film Going My Way, winning an Academy Award for Best Original Song
1947: The song was featured in the Little Lulu cartoon, Bout with a Trout. The cartoon's voice actors sang the song while Bing Crosby recorded bits of it with Bob Hope and Jerry Colonna
1959: Shari Lewis and her puppets on her album Hi Kids.
1964: Frank Sinatra on his album Sinatra Sings Days of Wine and Roses
1968: Dave Van Ronk on his album Dave Van Ronk and the Hudson Dusters.
1991: Bruce Willis and Danny Aiello sing it in the film Hudson Hawk

10. Murray McLauchlan: Swinging on a Star (M McLachlan)
Swinging on a Star: Capitol Records C1 91296
Murray McLauchlan: guitars, piano, harmonica, vocal
Kit Johnson: bass
Bob Disalle: drums
Danny Greenspoon: guitars
Ron Dunn: steel, dobro
Ben Mink: viola, violin, mandolin, mandola
Kevin Welch: bg vocals
Produced by Murray McLauchlan 1988
Recorded by Vezi Tayyeb at Kensington Sound, Toronto

Murray Edward McLauchlan born June 30, 1948, Paisly Scotland, immigrated to Canada with his family when he was five years old. This was the theme song for CBC Radio program Swinging On a Star that McLauchlin hosted from from 1989 to 1994. In 1993, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada. Inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame last week (September 2016).

11. Kenneth McKellar: The Star O Robbie Burns (James Thomson / James Booth)
Roamin In the Gloamin: Decca Records LK 4295
Paisley Scotland
Kenneth McKellar: vocal
Bob Sharples: accompaniment
Produced 1959

(b. 23 June 1927, Paisley Scotland – d. 9 April 2010) Lake Tahoe, NV
His albums of the songs of Robert Burns (now digitised) are considered by musicologists to be definitive interpretations.

12. The Riedel Brothers: Estevan's Old North Star Mine (Francis Meckler)
45 single bw Help Me Find My Way: F.M. Records - PO Box 51
Wayburn SK / Winnipeg MB
Emil Reidel
Rudoph Reidel
Herman Reidel
Fred Reidel
Produced – 1959

The Riedel Brothers were Emil, Herman, Rudolph and Fred and were a popular German language folk group who sang together from the 1930's. They were originally from the Portage La Prairie District of Manitoba, but they moved with their parents to Weyburn, Saskatchewan to be farmers. The boys returned to Winnipeg in 1946 and operated a family sawmill enterprise in eastern Manitoba for a number of years.
The quartet also cut 3 German folk and Love folk albums on the Point label, and other German folk albums on the MCA Coral and Regis labels.

The ballad about the short-lived North Star Mine in Estevan, Saskatchewan which commenced production in 1955. It was closed three years later in 1958.

13. Whiskey Jack: Starlight Starbright (Bob McNiven)
One More Time: Boot Records – BOS 7225
Toronto ON
Duncan Fremlin: banjo
Bob McNiven: guitar, vocal
John Hoffman: mandolin, fiddle
Chip Street: bass
Chris Whiteley: harmonica
Ken Whiteley: piano
Produced by Whiskey Jack and Chad Irschick  - 1981
Recorded by Chad Irschick at Inception Sound, Toronto
Artwork: Ian Bell

Duncan and Bob still front the band after wandering for nearly 40 years. Members of the band also played in Stompin’ Tom’s bands and are currently doing Stompin’ Tom tribute shows.

14. The Bordens: Theme from Star Wars (John Williams) * 1980
Good Times: JRGB-80
Dryden ON
George Borden: accordion
Jeannette Borden: keys
Roger Borden: sax, guitar
Gary Borden: drums
Bill Dombradi: guitar
Produced by The Bordens - 1980
Recorded by Harry Taylor at Century 21 Studios, Winnipeg

A Family band from Northwester Ontario. Gary, who was only a young teen when this album was recorded, is still active as a musician and producer.

Hour Two - The Sun

1.   The Strawbs: Midnight Sun (David Cousins / Charles Cronk)
Hero And Heroine: A & M Records SP 3607
David Cousins: guitars, vocals
Dave Lambert: guitars, vocals
John Hawken: keys
Charles Cronk: bass, synths
Rod Coombes: drums
Produced by David Cousins and Tom Allom 1974
Recorded by Tom Allon and Freddy Hansson at Rosenberg Studios, Copenhagen, Nov 1973

Canada is their second home! They are to perform, once again, at Toronto’s Hugh’s Room on October 3-4
The band recorded a 2004 DVD "Acoustic Strawbs Live In Toronto at Hugh's Room"

2.   Rising Sun: Born To Be Wild (Mars Bonfire)
Born To Be Wild: Birchmount Records - BM 515
Produced by Ray Schwartz - 1969

Incredibly rare recording – very little known about this band but remember, that there are other bands out there with the same name. One, from Burlington ON, was called The Rising Suns but they disbanded by ‘68.

3.   The Eagles: Tequila Sunrise (Don Henley / Glenn Frey)
Desperado: Asylum Records – SD 5068
Los Angeles
Glenn Frey: lead vocals, acoustic guitar
Don Henley: drums, backing vocals
Randy Meisner: bass, backing vocals
Bernie Leadon: B-Bender electric guitar, mandolin, backing vocals
Produced by Glyn Johns – 1973
Recorded by Glyn Johns & Howard Kilgour at Island Studios, London
Mastered at The Mastering Lab, Hollywood

Donald Nelson Frey b. November 6, 1948 Detroit, Michigan d. January 18, 2016 (aged 67) New York City

4.   Greg Downie & The Sadies: The Conquering Sun (Greg Downie & The Sadies)
A & C Records  A&C090
Kingston ON / Toronto Area
Mike Belitsky: drums
Sean Dean: bass
Travis Good: vocal, guitar, mandolin
Dallas Good: guitar, keys
Gord Downie: vocals
Produced by Gord Downie & The Sadies  2014
Recorded by Ken Friesen at The Bath House, Bath ON
Mixed by Bob Rock at Warehouse Studios, Vancouver BC
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound, NYC

5.   Traffic: Paper Sun (Steve Winwood / Jim Capaldi)
45 Single: Island Records CB 1302
Birmingham UK
Steve Winwood, keys
Jim Capaldi, drums
Dave Mason, guitar, sitar
Chris Wood, bass, flute
Produced by Jimmy Miller 1967

Their debut single which also featured Dave Mason on sitar.
Steve Winwood and Jim Capaldi wrote this song in March 1967 when Winwood was in the Spencer Davis Group and Capaldi was a member of Deep Feeling. The bands were on tour together, and after a show in Newcastle, the two convened in a hotel room and put the song together.

6.   Robert David: Manitoba Sun (R David)
Robert David: RCA LSP 4859
Winnipeg MB
Robert David, vocals
Barry Keane, drums
Josh Onderisin, guitar
Mike Bacon, guitar
John Stockfish, bass
Timothy Eaton, bg vocals
John Lombardo, bg vocals
Produced by John Lombardo - 1972
Recorded at RCA Studios, Toronto by George Semkiw w Alex Downie, Hayward Parrott, Alan Moy & Cub Richardson

Stockfish was Gordon Lightoot’s bass player who played on Sundown

7.   Wilf Carter: The Sunshine Bird (Ruth Roberts / Bill Katz)
The Dynamite Trail: Decca Records – DL 4092
Port Hilford NS
Wilf Carter: guitar, vocal
Uknown band
Produced - 1960

8.   Pied Pumkin String Ensemble: Sundial (Joe Mock) *
Allah Mode: Squash Records U4UR2B
Vancouver BC
Rich Scott: dulcimer, vocals
Shari Ulrich: violin, flute, lead vocal
Joe Mock: guitar, piano
Doug Edwards: bass
Jeff Eyre: drums
Produced by Pied Pumkin 1976
Recorded by Geoff Turner and Mark McNair at Little Mountain Sound Co

9.   Leslie Gore: Sunshine, Lollipops, And Rainbows (Marvin Hamlisch / Howard Liebling)
Leslie Gore Sings of Mixed-Up Hearts: Mercury Records MG20849
Tenafly, New Jersey
Orchestra conducted by Claus Ogerman
Produced by Quincy Jones - 1963

born Lesley Sue Goldstein, May 2, 1946  - February 16, 2015
Just 17 yrs old when she recorded this, her second album
Beginning in 2004, Gore hosted the PBS television series In the Life, which focused on LGBT issues. She stated in a 2005 interview that she was a lesbian. At the time of the interview, Gore had been living with her partner for more than 23 years.

10. David Clayton-Thomas & The Shays: Out of the Sunshine (Thomas / Tom Collacott)
Back On The Street Again: Pickwick SPC-3245
Toronto ON
David Clayton-Thomas: vocals
Fred Keeler, lead guitar
Scott Richards, bass
John Netherell, drums
Ritchie Cates, rhythm guitar
First Produced by Duff Roman  1965
The Album Production not listed circa 1972

This LP is a joint LP: Side 1 DCT Side 2: Linda Ronstadt & Stone Poneys
David Henry Thomsett: 3 September 1941(age 73) Kingston upon Thames,Surrey UK
Recorded several singles w Shays on Atca and Roman records.
Shays were together for about 3 yrs. Pianist, Tom Collacott, was in The Bossmen, DCT’s last Toronto band before joining Blood, Sweat & Tears. He later joined Toronto band Chimo!

11. John Steins: Sunfall (J Steins)
Midnight Light - John Steins / Scott Sheerin: River Town Records - JSSS-3939
Dawson City, YT
John Steins: solo guitar
Produced by David Essig - 1981
Recorded by Daniel Lanois at Grant Ave. Studios, Hamilton

Steins: This is just a happy, sunny, carefree tune all about that important Yukon event: The return of the sun.

12. Chilliwack: Sundown (Bill Henderson / Claire Lawrence)
Chilliwack: Parrot Records PAS 71040
Vancouver BC
Bill Henderson: guitar, piano, vocals
Claire Lawrence: flute, piano, organ, saxophone, vocals
Ross Turney: drums
Glenn Miller: bass, guitar
Produced 1970
Recorded 1969, A&R Studios, New York

13. The Kinks: Waterloo Sunset (Ray Davies)
45 Single bw Big Black Smoke: Pye Records - PYE 821
London UK
Mick Avory drums, percussion
John Dalton bass guitar, background vocals
Dave Davies lead guitar, background vocals
Ray Davies lead and background vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards (harpsichord and piano)
Produced by Shel Talmy - 1967
Released 5 May 1967

14. Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra: Canadian Sunset (Eddy Heywood)
45 Single: RCA Victor 47-6537
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Eddy Heywood: piano solo
Produced - 1956

(August 15, 1909 September 17, 1973)
Canadian Sunset reached No. 2 on the Charts. Sold over a million.
Died from cancer, in Greenwich, Connecticut

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