Episode 130: Stonehenge Free Festival 1984

June 16, 2014 at 6:59 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , )

This is the 130th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN. You can also listen via Mixcloud here. This time around I have a very special guest, Adrian Thomas Bell, an author and music fan who had his musical and cultural mind blown when he attended the Stonehenge Free Festival 30 years ago. On this show Adrian reminiscences about his memories of the festival and how it changed his life and we’ll be playing tracks from bands who played at the event. We also have a tribute to the late, great Rik Mayall and there will be the usual eclectic mixture of music. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks to where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 3 hours and 32 minutes. Downloaded file is 193.9 MB.

1. Erase Me (5:16) – Ben Folds Five (Taken from the album ‘The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind′; see www.benfolds.com/ & www.last.fm/music/Ben+Folds+Five)

2. 13 (2:19) – The Puppets (I’m not sure this track was ever released and the band don’t really exist anymore but they still have a MySpace page www.myspace.com/webethepuppets)

Interview with Adrian Thomas Bell…

3. One Of Those Days In England (3:27) – Roy Harper (Taken from the album Bullinamingvase; see www.royharper.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/harperroy)

4. Fire in the Sky (Fire In Harmony Version) (6:19) – Quasar (Taken from the album Fire In Harmony; see quasar.netne.net/noflash.html)

5. Peace For The New Age (6:40) – Solstice (Taken from ’The Peace Tape′; see www.solsticewebsite.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Solstice/8203890878?v=wall)

6. Je Suis Né Au Milieu De La Mer (4:00) – Alan Stivell (Taken from the album ‘Reflets’; see www.alan-stivell.com/)

7. Push the Boat Out (5:25) – Nigel Mazlyn Jones (Taken from the album ‘Raft’; see www.nigelmazlynjones.com/ & www.facebook.com/nigelmazlynjones)

8. Watching The Grass Grow (3:41) – Hawkwind (Taken from the album ‘Hawkwind Friends & Relations Vol 3’; see www.hawkwind.com/ & www.facebook.com/HawkwindHQ)

9. Raindown (4:09) – The Enid (Taken from the album ‘Shining’; see also www.theenid.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/TheEnid)

10. Nurses Whispering Verses (5:21) – Cardiacs (Taken from the album ‘The Seaside’; see www.cardiacs.net/)

11. Piffol Four Times (2:34) – Cardiacs (Taken from the album ‘Archive Cardiacs’; see www.cardiacs.net/)

12. Secrets II (6:22) – Here & Now (Taken from the album ‘Ufoasis’; see www.herenow.be/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Here-Now/107616702632547)

13. Dissolution (The Clouds Disperse) (6:15) – Ozric Tentacles (Taken from the album ‘Pungent Effulgent’; see www.ozrics.com/)

14. Stonehenge (6:56) – Inner City Unit (Taken from the album ‘Passout’; see www.nikturner.com)

15. Snobs (2:52) Poisoned Electrick Head (Taken from the ‘Out Of Order’ single; see www.facebook.com/pages/POISONED-ELECTRICK-HEAD/119821398031816)

16. The Locust (6:38) – Huge Baby (Taken from the album ‘Portait of Ahead; see hugebaby.bandcamp.com/)

If you’re interested in Adrian’s book about music and his love of Cardiacs, here’s the link to the e-book: https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Adrian_Bell_Aylesbury_Bolton_Wolverhampton_Hove?id=JuzoclLVSpQC

17. Noble England (4:22) – Rik Mayall (Taken from the EP ‘Noble England’; see itunes.apple.com/gb/album/noble-england-ep/id363723890)

18.  She’s Leaving Home (5:23) – Brett Kull (This track is available as a free download via echolyn.bandcamp.com/track/brett-kull-she-s-leaving-home-lennon-mccartney)

19.  Quiet Earth (2:03) – Thumpermonkey (Taken from the album ‘Sleep Furiously’; see thumpermonkey.com/, thumpermonkey.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Thumpermonkey/18593072451?fref=ts)

Many thanks as always to all the bands, musicians and listeners who make this podcast possible and specifically to Adrian for coming in to record the interview. Please leave a comment if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!) or if you want to have your say on anything else connected to this podcast. If you want to keep up to date with news about this podcast, EppyFest, or just chat with other listeners, don’t forget that there’s a Facebook group – just search for the Eppy Gibbon Podcast Show on Facebook and request to join. Next time I’ll be busy with EppyFest so Daniel & Rebsie will be standing in for me with their own unique take on the show, so I hope you’ll come back for that. And don’t forget to buy tickets for EppyFest via eppyfest.co.uk/

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