Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Lodi 2016 sounding a bit different with Fogerty x 2

It's been a few years since I saw John Fogerty live, and apparently he's begun to rearrange at least some of the oldies but goodies he's written and performed for decades now.

He's 71 and this is the way he and his son Shane + band played the 1969 Creedence Clearwater Revival song Lodi just a couple of weeks ago in Denver, Colorado:

And just  for comparison the original recording that he's stayed pretty close to all these years:


Radio Dupree approves! Do you?


Thursday, September 22, 2016

Happy 72nd Roger Nichols!

Roger Nichols, would've been 72 today., but he left this planet back in 2011.
His daughter put together a medley of songs he engineered/produced.


Lady Gaga bought the Zappa house?

Frank Zappa's house in the Hollywood Hills that was sold recntly for $5,25 million was bought by Lady Gaga. 
Variety has the story. Click here.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Bowie's last songs on upcoming cast album

The last three songs that Bowie recorded will be released on the cast album from the Bowie musical Lazarus. 
The songs:“No Plan,” “Killing A Little Time,” “When I Met You”.
Release date for the 2 CD/3 LP set: October 21.

Lazarus, the musical, will be premiered at King Cross Theatre, London, on November 8.

Track list for the Lazarus cast album:

CD 1:
1.    Hello Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart) – Ricky Nelson
2.    Lazarus – Michael C. Hall & Original New York Cast of Lazarus
3.    It's No Game – Michael C. Hall, Lynn Craig & Original New York Cast of Lazarus
4.    This Is Not America – Sophia Anne Caruso & Original New York Cast of Lazarus
5.    The Man Who Sold The World – Charlie Pollack
6.    No Plan – Sophia Anne Caruso
7.    Love Is Lost – Michael Esper & Original New York Cast of Lazarus
8.    Changes – Cristin Milioti & Original New York Cast of Lazarus
9.    Where Are We Now? – Michael C. Hall & Original New York Cast of Lazarus
10.   Absolute Beginners – Michael C. Hall, Cristin Milioti, Michael Esper, Sophia Anne Caruso, Krystina Alabado & Original New York Cast of Lazarus
11.   Dirty Boys – Michael Esper
12.   Killing A Little Time – Michael C. Hall
13.   Life On Mars? – Sophia Anne Caruso
14.   All The Young Dudes – Nicholas Christopher, Lynn Craig, Michael Esper, Sophia Anne Caruso & Original New York Cast of Lazarus
15.   Sound And Vision – David Bowie
16.   Always Crashing In The Same Car – Cristin Milioti
17.   Valentine's Day – Michael Esper & Original New York Cast of Lazarus
18.   When I Met You – Michael C. Hall & Krystina Alabado
19.   "Heroes" – Michael C. Hall, Sophia Anne Caruso & Original New York Cast of Lazarus

CD 2:
1.    Lazarus – David Bowie
2.    No Plan – David Bowie
3.    Killing A Little Time – David Bowie
4.    When I Met You – David Bowie

Beatles Hollywood Bowl album sounds a lot better

Fans are now receiving their copies of the spiffed-up version of The Beatles Hollywood Bowl album. (Also available on streaming services as Spotify). And the Radio Dupree staff can ensure that the sound quality is indeed better compared to the original release. Still lotsa screaming from the audience though.

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Catherine visits Harlem

September 7 is the release date of Catherine Russel's new album "Harlem On My Mind".

Catherine Russell's new album "Harlem On My Mind" is out September 9th on JazzVillage.

More here!

Saturday, September 03, 2016

The covers for the new Zappa albums

Now we can view the front covers for the three upcoming Zappa albums on Amazon.
The albums:
* Chicago '78 (2 CD's)
* Little Dots (1 CD)
* Meat Light: The Uncle Meat Project/Object (3 CD's)

They have also added track lists for Chicago and Little Dots:

August 25: Three new Zappa albums for pre-order

Friday, September 02, 2016