Sixties Pop Opulence

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Sunday, September 18, 2011

The Beatles helped introduce a new kind of sonic opulence to pop music in the 1960s. Host David Garland presents some Beatles recordings, intriguing cover versions of Beatles songs, and Sixties pop opulence by Pink Floyd, Love, Phil Ochs, The Mamas and the Papas, Harper's Bizarre, and others.

Comments [11]

Otis from Montreal

Tomorrow I will see the recent doc on Phil Ochs so I brought out my LP of Pleasures of the Harbor and while listening did a quick google search for the album and of course, here's another super show from David Garland. Will be listening to this show over the weekend. Fantastic playlist. And LOVE that Harper's Bizarre song too. Cheers!

Sep. 22 2011 11:38 PM
Elysa Sunshine from Glen Cove, NY

Phil Ochs "Pleasures of the Harbor" brought me back to a time and place I haven't thought of in many years. What a revelation to hear it again.

Sep. 18 2011 11:33 PM
David Garland

Thanks for your comments! Here's the playlist, showing Artist-Song-Album:

Maxine Brown - We Can Work It Out - Come Together: Black America Sings Lennon & McCartney

Linda Jones - Yesterday - Come Together: Black America Sings Lennon & McCartney

The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever, Take 1 - Anthology 2

The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever - Magical Mystery Tour

Pink Floyd - See Emily Play (single version)

Love - You Set the Scene (Alternate Mix) - Forever Changes

Phil Ochs - Pleasures of the Harbor - Pleasures of the Harbor

The Mamas and the Papas - Safe in My Garden - single

Orpheus - Magic Air - Ascending

Bob Lind - Counting - Don't Be Concerned

Harper's Bizarre - High Coin - Anything Goes

The Association - Message of Our Love - And Then... Along Comes The Association

John Simon - Last Summer Theme - Last Summer

Pink Floyd - Apples and Oranges (single version)

Sep. 18 2011 10:11 PM
Aum Bop Diddit from Brooklyn USA

Tremendous show -- playlist please!

Sep. 18 2011 09:26 PM
Anna from NYC

I love that Pink Floyd song, but when I looked it up online, a different version came up. What's the title and year?

Sep. 18 2011 08:48 PM

another great show - I know that David is a valued member of the WQXR family these days, but do wish there was more of him on this side of the organization. One hour a week is just a teaser

Sep. 18 2011 08:44 PM

wonderful concept. And great choices - haven't heard a lot of these in a long time, but they still work very well... Thank you, David

Sep. 18 2011 08:41 PM
Suzy from NYC

I read that Pink Floyd were recording "Piper" at Abbey Road at the same time the Beatles were recording "Sgt. Pepper".

Sep. 18 2011 08:20 PM
Quigley from East Orange NJ

Is there a playlist for this? Great stuff

Sep. 18 2011 08:18 PM

Yes Alyson! That was amazing!!

Sep. 18 2011 08:13 PM
Alyson Schacherer from Newark, NJ

Who are the artists beginning the show??? AMAZING!!

Sep. 18 2011 08:04 PM

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