Monday 10pm: LP Lounge with Willie B

Tonight at 10pm (US East Coast time) its SQ vs QS; rock vs folk; white trash vs Stars Hollow’s music teacher – on my little corner of the net! – Willie B

EDGAR WINTER GROUP
They Only Come Out at Night is the third studio album by Edgar Winter and the first by the Edgar Winter Group. A commercial hit, the album reached the #3 slot on the Billboard 200 chart and also features two of the band’s biggest songs: “Frankenstein” (#1 on the Billboard Hot 100) and “Free Ride” (#14 on that same chart). Musically, besides the country track “Round & Round,” the album features a mixture of mostly blues rock and boogie woogie induced rock in a generally carefree and upbeat sound.[citation needed] The album eventually sold two million copies.

In 2006, the album was reissued on Super Audio CD by Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab as well as the 2008 Quadraphonic rendition was reissued by SBME Sony BMG (Bertelsmann Music Group) Music Entertainment. In the same year, it was featured in the video game Prey.

Writer Stephen King mentioned the album (specifically its cover artwork) in his 1975 novel ‘Salem’s Lot.

The album is mentioned in the song “I Love My Dad” by Sun Kil Moon on their 2014 album Benji.

The Australian cassette issue of the album in 1973 transposes “Undercover Man” and “Frankenstein” (i.e. Frankenstein ends side A instead of side B) and has a wholly different cover: a photo of the band posing against a black background. The American cassette follows the same track order as the Australian issue, but retains the original cover.

The album was certified gold April 30, 1973 by the RIAA.

Besides being a commercial success, the album has received many highly positive critical reviews. Writing for AllMusic, critic Michael B. Smith praised the “party” and “sing-along” feel of the album. He remarked, “While this album will forever be remembered for spawning the huge hit singles ‘Frankenstein’ and ‘Free Ride,’ there’s plenty more to appreciate on this stellar release.”

CAROLE KING
Music is the third album by American singer-songwriter Carole King. It is a continuation of the style laid down in Tapestry. The album was released in December 1971 and quickly rose to the top of the charts. It features songs such as “It’s Going to Take Some Time” (US No. 12 by The Carpenters), “Sweet Seasons,” a No. 9 hit for Carole King, and “Brother, Brother”.

Carole King: Music experienced immediate success and was certified gold on December 9, 1971, days after release. It was certified platinum on July 17, 1995. The album reportedly sold 1,300,000 copies in the United States on the day of its release.

Music entered the top ten at No. 8, becoming the first of many weeks both Tapestry and Carole King: Music would occupy the top ten simultaneously. The album hit No. 1 on New Year’s Day 1972 and stayed there for three consecutive weeks.

King plays the piano and celeste on many tracks. – Wikipedia

Monday 10pm: LP Lounge with Willie B

Tonight at 10 on RadioMaxMusic.com the LP Lounge goes to prison. We feature two live albums (oddly enough in surround sound). The first is not widely known outside of the Latin community, which is a shame – the 2nd, well, its the second best selling live album in history.

Larry Harlow – Harlow Live In Quad
A classic live event recorded at Sing Sing prison in upstate NY, the sound was captured in 4 channels. The first Salsa recording to utilize the technology that was new at the time. Beyond the innovation, this album was all about the rhythms. A mix of classic Cuba and straight ahead Salsa, Harlow was a genius at crafting a one of a kind sound. Featuring Junior Gonzalez, Justo Betancourt and more on vocals, the level of performance and quality was second to none.

Johnny Cash At San Quentin
At San Quentin is the 31st overall album by Johnny Cash, recorded live at San Quentin State Prison on February 24, 1969 and released on June 4 of that same year. The album was certified gold on August 12, 1969, platinum and double platinum on November 21, 1986, and triple platinum on March 27, 2003 by the RIAA. It is the second best selling live album of all time surpassed only by its conceptual predecessor, “At Folsom Prison”. The album was nominated for a number of Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year and won Best Male Country Vocal Performance for “A Boy Named Sue.” There have been several releases with different songs and set order. The album cover photo by Jim Marshall is considered to be an iconic image of Cash, with Marshall Grant’s Epiphone Newport bass guitar famously silhouetted in the foreground. – Wikipedia

Monday 10pm: LP Lounge with Willie B

This week on the LP Lounge.  Two more QUAD LP’s.  Sly and The Family Stone and The Staple Singers.

Greatest Hits is a compilation album by American recording group Sly and the Family Stone. It was first released on November 21, 1970, by Epic Records. Comprising five singles and their b-sides along with one additional single and one album track, it includes all of the singles from the albums Dance to the Music (1968), Life (1968), and Stand! (1969), and all of their charting B-sides.

The versions on this compilation are not the single mixes in all cases; some songs appear here in their album lengths and mixes. Mixes sometimes have different timings and differences in vocals and or instrumentation.

Three tracks released as singles in 1969 appear on album for the first time here: “Hot Fun in the Summertime”, “Everybody Is a Star”, and “Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)”.

Greatest Hits was certified quintuple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), having shipped five million copies in the United States. In 2003, Rolling Stone magazine ranked the album number 60 on its list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Be What You Are is a 1973 soul album by The Staple Singers. It reached number 13 on the Billboard Top Soul LPs chart. The first single, “Be What You Are”, fared poorly; however, the follow-up, “If You’re Ready (Come Go with Me)”, was a top ten hit, peaking at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the R&B Singles chart. The third single, “Touch a Hand, Make a Friend” charting at number 23 on the Hot 100 and number three on the R&B chart in 1974.

Monday 10pm: LP Lounge (QS) with Willie B

Tonight at 10 (NYC time) – Join us on the LP Lounge as we spin 3 albums by the amazing Jim Croce. I know I pictured 4 – but all of the songs on the greatest hits LP are on the other three – and, after all, they are quadraphonic (QS to you)! – you can pick us up on the TuneIn app – or at RadioMaxMusic.com

Monday 10pm: LP Lounge with Willie B

Tonight at 10pm (NYC time) – its the Three Dog Night on the LP Lounge. Two complete LPs in their entirety in glorious QS Quadraphonic sound (for those of your with 4 ears) – on RadioMaxMusic.com

Three Dog Night is an American rock band. They formed in 1967 with a line-up consisting of vocalists Danny Hutton, Cory Wells, and Chuck Negron. This lineup was soon augmented by Jimmy Greenspoon (keyboards), Joe Schermie (bass), Michael Allsup (guitar), and Floyd Sneed (drums). The band registered 21 Billboard Top 40 hits (with three hitting number one) between 1969 and 1975. It helped introduce mainstream audiences to the work of many songwriters, including Paul Williams (“An Old Fashioned Love Song”), Hoyt Axton (“Joy to the World”, “Never Been to Spain”), Laura Nyro (“Eli’s Comin'”), Harry Nilsson (“One”), Randy Newman (“Mama Told Me Not to Come”), and Leo Sayer (“The Show Must Go On”).

Monday 10pm: LP Lounge with Willie B

Tonight at 10 – sit back, relax, have a cigar, we’ll supply the Money – you (us and them) just have to Breathe. It’s 3 complete LPs – by Pink Floyd. They feature mixes you won’t find in the digital domain. We’ve taken the liberty of adding bits of the 1973 hit song “Money” in 5 of its key forms – Roger Waters original acoustic “demo”, the original stereo mix, before it was completed – and the actual release version as it appeared on the stereo LP, – later in the show we offer up a mix that was available in Germany, Australia and a few other countries (but not the US) – that one mixed using the SQ quadraphonic system. Finally (well not finally, actually in the middle of the show) we play the full DSOTH LP mixed using the QS system, as available to the Japanese market.

Atom Heart Mother kicks off the show and we wrap with Wish You Were Hear (those two mixed in SQ) – and fear not – I only talk in-between LPs – those we play in their entirety. So it’s Pink Floyd x 3 x 4 – wow!

Monday 10pm: LP Lounge with Willie B

Tonight, on the LP Lounge – in all its glory (and, as released, in QS sound) it’s the soundtrack LP to the movie of the album of Tommy! (sorry) But to make up for it – a bonus track, – our own mix (also in QS sound) of the original version of Pinball Wizard!

Tonight at 10pm (East Coast, US time) on RadioMaxMusic.com!

 

Tommy is a 1975 British rock musical fantasy drama film based upon The Who’s 1969 rock opera album Tommy about a seemingly disabled boy who becomes a religious pinball champion. Directed by Ken Russell, the film featured a star-studded ensemble cast, including the band members themselves (most notably, lead singer Roger Daltrey, who plays the title role), Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed, Eric Clapton, Tina Turner, Elton John, and Jack Nicholson.

Tommy was released by Columbia Pictures in US on 26 March 1975 while in the UK it was released on 19 March 1975. Ann-Margret received a Golden Globe Award for her performance and was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Pete Townshend was also nominated for an Oscar for his work in scoring and adapting the music for the film. The film was shown at the 1975 Cannes Film Festival, but was not entered into the main competition. In 1975, the film won the award for Rock Movie of the Year in the First Annual Rock Music Awards. – Wikipedia