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Episode #3057

Bleckmann and Kate Bush

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Friday, June 03, 2011

Theo Bleckmann, downtown vocalist extraordinaire, brings his band to unveil his new project – reinterpreting the songs of the reclusive British art-rocker Kate Bush. He takes on her mysterious songbook in "Hello Earth! - The Music of Kate Bush."

Bleckmann assembled an all-star cast to further extend the realms of sound and interpretation. Joining him in this venture is long-time collaborator percussionist John Hollenbeck, bassist Skuli Sverrisson, keyboardist Henry Hey and Caleb Burhans on electric violin and guitar.

PROGRAM # 3057, Theo Bleckmann sings Kate Bush (First aired on 4/1/2010)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Kate Bush

The Hounds of Love

Running Up That Hill, excerpt [1:30]

Capitol Records**
Readily available online and in stores.

Theo Bleckmann

Live

Running Up That Hill [6:00]

Live performance; not commercially available.

Kate Bush

The Hounds of Love

Hello Earth, excerpt [1:00]

See above.

Theo Bleckmann

Live

Hello Earth [5:00]

Live performance; not commercially available.

Theo Bleckmann

Live

Love and Anger [3:00]

Live performance; not commercially available.

Kate Bush

The Dreaming

Suspended In Gaffa, excerpt [1:30]

See above.

Theo Bleckmann

Live

Suspended In Gaffa [6:00]

Live performance; not commercially available.

Theo Bleckmann

Live

Under Ice [3:00]

Live performance; not commercially available.

Rustavi Choir

Georgian Folk Songs

Tsintskaro [4:30]

Sony Classical #66588. Out of print.

Sonny Sharrock

Highlife

Kate (Variations On A Theme By Kate Bush) [6:00]

Enemy #119. out of print but still available online. Try Amazon.com*

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Comments [1]

Robert

That version of "Suspended in Gaffa" was ridiculously bad. Disjointed, yes, and bad.

Jun. 03 2011 11:42 PM

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