Category: RadioMax Shows

Friday 2/3/23 9am ET: Across The Tracks: National Wear Red Day

In the US, National Wear Red Day occurs on the first Friday in February each year.

National Wear Red Day is sponsored by The Heart Truth, under the auspices of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute—part of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Heart Truth is a national awareness campaign for women about heart disease. The Heart Truth created and introduced the Red Dress as the national symbol for women and heart disease awareness in 2002. The goal is to warn women of their #1 health threat.

In the UK, Wear Red Day is held on the first Friday of February. It’s organized by Yorkshire-based charity Children’s Heart Surgery Fund to raise awareness of congenital heart disease.

Friday 2/3/23 1am ET: Feature Live LP: Garth Brooks – Triple Live (2019)

Triple Live is the second live album released by American country music artist Garth Brooks. The album was recorded during Brooks’ 2014–17 world tour, as well as his Stadium Tour. The album has two mixes: a traditional live mix, which was released in 2019 as part of The Legacy Collection box set, and a ‘fan mix’, which was released on August 27, 2018, as a free download.

“The Thunder Rolls” 4:54
“That Summer” 4:48
“Ask Me How I Know” 3:32
“Fishin’ in the Dark” 3:38
“In Another’s Eyes” 3:47
“All Day Long” 2:26
“Rodeo” 3:50
“Mom” 2:56
“Papa Loved Mama” 3:03
“Guy Goin’ Nowhere” 3:39
“Friends in Low Places (The Long Version)” 7:16
“Two of a Kind, Workin’ on a Full House” 2:46
“Unanswered Prayers” 3:51
“People Loving People” 4:07
“Shameless” 4:19
“Ain’t Goin’ Down (‘Til the Sun Comes Up)” 4:47
“Tacoma” 3:38
“Standing Outside the Fire” 4:30
“Callin’ Baton Rouge” 3:10
“The River” 3:41
“The Beaches of Cheyenne” 4:02
“The Fireman” 2:52
“More Than a Memory” 3:19
“Two Piña Coladas” 4:04
“Whiskey to Wine” 3:57
“We Shall Be Free” 3:01
“The Dance” 5:52

Thursday 2/2/23 11pm ET: Feature LP: Herb Alpert – Keep You Eye On Me (1987)

Keep Your Eye on Me is a pop/R&B/dance album by Herb Alpert, released February 13,1987. It contains two hit singles, “Diamonds” and “Making Love in the Rain” (both featuring lead and background vocals by Janet Jackson and Lisa Keith). These Billboard Top 40 hits, along with the title track and “Pillow” (featuring co-lead vocals by Alpert and singer/wife Lani Hall) were produced by Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis. The remainder of the album consists of tracks produced by Herb Alpert and various producers. Keep Your Eye On Me was constructed with Side 1 (Tracks 1-5) featuring up-tempo songs, while Side 2 (Tracks 6-10) featured down tempo songs and ballads.

All trumpet solos were played by Herb Alpert.

The album was released on CD by A&M Records, along with extended CD singles of the title track and “Diamonds”. It was re-released on September 12, 2013 in a download-only version available exclusively through Alpert’s official website, HerbAlpertPresents.com.

“Keep Your Eye on Me” 5:13
“Hot Shot” 3:56
“Diamonds” 4:53
“Traffic Jam” 3:16
“Cat Man Do” 5:26
“Pillow” 4:32
“Our Song” 3:55
“Making Love in the Rain” 5:56
“Rocket to the Moon” 3:52
“Stranger on the Shore” 2:54
“Making Love in the Rain” 4:05 (Single Edit)

Thursday 2/2/23 10pm ET: Feature LP: Stranglers – Rattus Norvegicus (Stranglers IV) (1977)

Rattus Norvegicus (alternative title The Stranglers IV) is the debut studio album by the Stranglers, released on April 15, 1977.

It was one of the highest-selling albums of the punk era in Britain, eventually achieving platinum record sales. Two of its tracks, “Peaches” and “(Get A) Grip (On Yourself)”, were released as 7-inch singles in the UK.

  1. “Sometimes” 4:56
  2. “Goodbye Toulouse” 3:12
  3. “London Lady” 2:25
  4. “Princess of the Streets” 4:34
  5. “Hanging Around” 4:25
  6. “Peaches” 4:03
  7. “(Get A) Grip (On Yourself)” 3:55
  8. “Ugly” 4:03
  9. “Down in the Sewer” 7:30
  10. “Choosey Susie” 3:14
  11. “Go Buddy Go” 3:58
  12. “Peasant in the Big Shitty” 3:42

Hugh Cornwell – guitars, lead and backing vocals
Jean-Jacques Burnel – bass guitar, lead and backing vocals
Dave Greenfield – keyboards (Hammond L100 Organ, Hohner Cembalet electric piano, Minimoog synthesizer), backing and lead vocals
Jet Black – drums, percussion
Eric Clarke – tenor saxophone (“(Get A) Grip (On Yourself)”)

Thursday 2/2/23 9pm ET: Feature LP: Wet Wet Wet – Popped in Souled Out (1987)

Popped in Souled Out is the debut studio album by Scottish band Wet Wet Wet. It was released on September 21, 1987. Its offspring singles were “Wishing I Was Lucky”, “Sweet Little Mystery”, “Angel Eyes (Home and Away)” and “Temptation”. Upon release, it reached number two on the UK Albums Chart, held off top spot by Michael Jackson’s Bad. It reached number one on 16 January 1988.

The vinyl issue of the album only contained the first 9 tracks.

  1. “Wishing I Was Lucky” 3:52
  2. “East of the River” 3:24
  3. “I Remember” 4:44
  4. “Angel Eyes (Home and Away)” 5:13
  5. “Sweet Little Mystery” 3:43
  6. “I Don’t Believe (Sonny’s Letter)” 4:39
  7. “Temptation” 4:59
  8. “I Can Give You Everything” 4:05
  9. “The Moment You Left Me” 5:02
  10. “Words of Wisdom” 3:50
  11. “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight” 3:43
  12. “World in Another” 3:05
  13. “Wishing I Was Lucky” (Recorded live on The Wendy May Show – Capital Radio) 3:49

Marti Pellow – Vocals
Graeme Clark – Bass
Neil Mitchell – Synthesizers
Tommy Cunningham – Drums
Graeme Duffin – Guitar

Thursday 2/2/23 8pm ET: Feature LP: Paul Young – No Parlez (1983)

No Parlez is the debut solo studio album by English singer Paul Young. Released July 22, 1983, it reached number one on the UK Albums Chart (for a non-consecutive total of 5 weeks) and remained in the UK Top 100 for 119 weeks. The album has been certified quadruple platinum by the BPI for UK sales in excess of 1.2 million copies.

Initially, the first two singles, “Iron Out the Rough Spots” and a remake of “Love of the Common People”, had no success, but the third, a cover of the Marvin Gaye classic “Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home)”, was No. 1 in the UK Singles Chart for three weeks in July and August 1983, and the first of Young’s 14 British Top 40 singles. Similar success followed in continental Europe. In the UK, the follow-up single “Come Back and Stay” reached No. 4, and the re-release of “Love of the Common People” made it to No. 2 in late 1983.

The album was released the year after the introduction of CDs with their potential for a longer playing time. The CD edition of “No Parlez” featured one extra track (Behind Your Smile) not on the vinyl release. Additionally, five of the other 11 tracks were extended versions compared to the vinyl edition.

The album featured eight cover versions alongside two tracks written by Young and keyboard player Ian Kewley and one written by the guitarist in Young’s band at the time, Steve Bolton. Three of the cover versions were written by Jack Lee who also wrote “Hanging on the Telephone” which was a big hit for Blondie.

The album was released with a different cover in North America, and a new video for the single “Come Back and Stay” was made.

In 2008, a promotional CD of the album was distributed by the Daily Mail newspaper.

“Come Back and Stay” 4:57
“Love Will Tear Us Apart” 5:00
“Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home)” 5:18
“Ku Ku Kurama” 4:19
“No Parlez” 4:57
“Love of the Common People” 4:56
“Oh Women” 3:35
“Iron Out the Rough Spots” 4:47
“Broken Man” 3:54
“Tender Trap 4:32
“Sex” 4:49
“Come Back and Stay” 7:56 (scratch mix)

Paul Young – lead vocals, backing vocals, guitars (1, 10), arrangements
Ian Kewley – acoustic piano, Oberheim OB-X, E-mu Emulator, vocoder, atmospheric sounds, strings, marimbas, bells, backing vocals, arrangements
Matt Irving – ARP synthesizer, Roland MC-4 Microcomposer, guitars, bass guitar (2, 7), backing vocals
Steve Bolton – acoustic piano doodlings, guitars, lap steel guitar
Pino Palladino – bass guitar (1, 3–6, 8, 10, 11, 12), Chapman Stick (1, 10)
Mark Pinder – drums, Simmons drums, Roland TR-808, percussion, cowbells
Rico Rodriguez – trombone (7, 11)
Laurie Latham – arrangements
Kim Lesley – backing vocals, congas (12)
Maz Roberts – backing vocals
Eyethu [Nimsa Calliza, Dagmar Krause, Chief Dawethi, Eyethu, Zundi Lekau, Wally Loate, Jabu Mbato, Fats Mogoboya and Norman Zulu] – backing vocals (5)

Thursday 2/2/83 5pm ET: Feature LP: Talk Talk – The Party’s Over (1982)

The Party’s Over is the debut album by Talk Talk. It was released July 13, 1982 and produced by Colin Thurston, who was a former engineer for David Bowie but was better known for producing Duran Duran’s first two albums.

In the United Kingdom, the album’s single “Today” was a top-twenty hit. The remixed version of the single “Talk Talk” reached number 1 in South Africa in 1983 and number 23 in the UK. In the United States the album entered the Billboard Top 200, reaching number 132, while the single “Talk Talk” peaked at number 75. In New Zealand, the album was a hit, peaking at number 8 due to the success of “Today”, which reached number 10 in 1983.

  1. “Talk Talk” 3:23
  2. “It’s So Serious” 3:21
  3. “Today” 3:30
  4. “The Party’s Over” 6:12
  5. “Hate” 3:58
  6. “Have You Heard the News?” 5:07
  7. “Mirror Man” 3:21
  8. “Another Word” 3:14
  9. “Candy” 4:41

Mark Hollis – vocals
Simon Brenner – keyboards
Lee Harris – drums
Paul Webb – bass guitar

Thursday 2/2/23 11am ET: Feature Greatest Hits LP: Graham Nash – Over The Years (2018)

Over the Years is a 2018 retrospective compilation album from Graham Nash.

  1. “Marrakesh Express” 2:36
  2. “Military Madness” 3:29
  3. “Immigration Man” 3:00
  4. “Just a Song Before I Go” 2:14
  5. “I Used to Be a King” 4:39
  6. “Better Days” 3:50
  7. “Simple Man” 2:18
  8. “Teach Your Children” 2:55
  9. “Lady of the Island” 2:38
  10. “Wind on the Water” 4:00
  11. “Our House” 3:01
  12. “Cathedral” 5:18
  13. “Wasted on the Way” 2:58
  14. “Chicago / We Can Change the World” 4:01
  15. “Myself at Last” 5:19

Thursday 2/2/23 10am ET: Feature Greatest Hits LP: Shakira – Oral Fixation Vol. 2 (2006)

Oral Fixation, Vol. 2 is the first box set by Colombian singer and songwriter Shakira, released on December 5, 2006, by Epic Records. Released one year after her sixth and seventh studio albums Fijación Oral, Vol. 1 and Oral Fixation, Vol. 2, it includes both previous albums and an additional DVD with music videos and live performances. After attaining international success with her third studio effort, Laundry Service (2001), Shakira decided to create a two-part follow-up record. She released the project as the follow-up to her sixth studio effort Fijación Oral, Vol. 1, with which she had attained international success five months prior.

As co-producer, Shakira enlisted Rick Rubin as executive producer, also working with Gustavo Cerati, Lester Mendez, Luis F. Ochoa and Jose “Gocho” Torres. to work alongside newer partners Jerry Duplessis, Wyclef Jean, Tim Mitchell and The Matrix. Musically the album follows in the vein of her earlier works, the album is heavily influenced by Latin pop styles, and additionally incorporates elements of dance-pop, pop rock, and trip hop. The compilation peaked at numbers 13 and 27 on the Billboard Latin Pop Albums and Top Latin Albums charts.

  1. “How Do You Do” 3:45
  2. “Illegal” (featuring Carlos Santana) 3:53
  3. “Hips Don’t Lie” (featuring Wyclef Jean) 3:38
  4. “Animal City” 3:15
  5. “Don’t Bother” 4:17
  6. “The Day And The Time” (featuring Gustavo Cerati) 4:22
  7. “Dreams For Plans” 4:02
  8. “Hey You” 4:09
  9. “Your Embrace” 3:32
  10. “Costume Makes the Clown” 3:12
  11. “Something” 4:21
  12. “Timor” 3:32
  13. “La Tortura” (alternate version) 3:32

David Alsina – bandoneon
Paul Bushnell – bajo sexto
Jorge Calandrelli – metales, orchestra director, string arrangements
Dave Carpenter – bajo sexto
Gustavo Cerati – composer, guest artist, guitar, keyboard, primary artist, producer, programming
Chris Chaney – bajo sexto
Luis Conte – percussion
Pete Davis – keyboards, programming, trumpet
Gary Foster – flute
Victor Indrizzo – bateria, percussion
Humberto (Kiro) Judex – accordion
Steve Kajula – flute
Charles Loper – trombone
Warren Luening – flugelhorn
Bob McChensay – trombone
Lester Mendez – composer, keyboards, producer, programming
Frank Marocco – accordion
Jonathan Mover – bateria
Teddy Mulet – trumpet
Shawn Pelton – bateria, percussion
Archie Pena – percussion
Tony Reyes – guitar, keyboards
Shakira – composer, vocals
Ramón Stagnaro – guitar
Rene Toledo – guitar
Lyle Workman – guitar
Rita Quintero – background vocals/arranger
Emmanuel Cauvet – drums & programation