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Episode #1187

From the Vaults: Joseph Spence Tribute

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Friday, August 03, 2007

It's a birthday tribute to Joseph Spence for this New Sounds From the Vaults. The Bahamanian guitarist influenced at least two generations of musicians. We'll hear unusual renditions of his songs by such artists as 3 Mustaphas 3, the Du-Tels, Spence himself, and others.

PROGRAM #1187: Joseph Spence Birthday (New York airdate: 8/3/95)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Joseph Spence

Happy All the Time

Out on the Rolling Sea {5:30}

Hannibal #4419. Available at Amazon.com

Michael Chapman

Out on the Rolling Sea - A Tribute to the Music of Joseph Spence

Great Dreams from Heaven {3:00}

Green Linnet #3095. Try Amazon.com

Taj Mahal

Out on the Rolling Sea, etc.

Blow Wind Blow {4:00}

See above.

3 Mustaphas 3

Out on the Rolling Sea, etc.

A Chilling Tale: Harcourt Drowned/ Troublesome Water {4:30}

See above.

The Beach Boys

Pet Sounds

Sloop John B. {3:30}

Capitol #48421.
Amazon.com

Van Dyke Parks

Out on the Rolling Sea, etc.

On the Rolling Sea {2:30}

See above.

The Du-Tels (Lucas & Stampfel)

live, WNYC, 4/95

Out on the Rolling Sea {5:30}

Not commercially available.

Joseph Spence

Happy all the Time

We Shall Be Happy {3:00}

See above.

Ron Kavana

Out on the Rolling Sea, etc.

Sloop John B. {4:00}

See above.

Rossy, Paul & Pana

Out on the Rolling Sea, etc.

Tsy Fotoana Mahafinaritra Ve Iazo? {4:30}

See above.

Jim Dickinson

Out on the Rolling Sea...

Out on the Rolling Sea {5:00}

See above.

Blue Murder

Out on the Rolling Sea...

I Bid You Good-night {3:00}

See above.

Tom Constanton

Out on the Rolling Sea...

Don’t Let Nobody Burn Down Burma Road {2:00}

See above.

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