Thursday, September 9, 2021

WESN Show #59 - September 9, 2021

Champaign-Urbana Scene Vol. 3: 1980-1986
ARTISTTRACKLABELYEAR
The VertebratsAny Day NowPogo1982
The MartyrsSpur Of The MomentSWAB1982
Turning CuriousThree SistersRelapse1985
NinesHolidayPogo1982
Last GentlemenOne PossessionLandmark Bros.1985
The OutnumberedSit With Me In The DarkHomestead1985
The EdgeKarenPogo1982
TalltreesYou're The One For MePogo1982
Combo AudioMilitary EnglishEMI America1983
ContrabandSee You TonightPogo1982
The Elvis BrothersMovin' UpPortrait1983
Nix 86SecretaryRecord Service1984
Otis and the ElevatorsFoolish ManSmoking Munchkins1986
Adrian BelewThe MomurIsland1982
Rocking ClonesNo GirlEdible1981
The Invisible ParrotsWatching People DancePogo1982
The RaveYou're Coming BackRecord Service1980

Thursday, September 2, 2021

WESN Show #58 - September 2, 2021

 Champaign-Urbana Scene Vol. 2: 1970-1975
ARTISTTRACKLABELYEAR
SundayLittle Bit Of Jesus-unreleased-1972-1973
Mike Murphy & The One-Eyed JacksWho Wants To Be The Next In Line-unreleased-1972-1973
The Finchley BoysBelligerent Morning-unreleased-1973
Thom BishopWhite Lines And Road SignsCentury1971
All-Star FrogsBlues With A Feeling (demo)Record Service1972
Bucyrus ErieBallad Of Lady JamesLabSound1970
Michael DayRainy Days-unreleased-1973
Michael DayLet's Make Music (demo)-unreleased-1971-1973
The GuildStars-unreleased-1971-1973
Russ Mason & Steve CroweOne Long DayCentury1971
Peter Berkow & FriendsSpin The Globe- no label -1975
The ShipLike A Thief- no label -1971-1973
Mason ProffitSail AwayWarner Bros1973
Barow DavidianRadio-unreleased-1973

Want more:  Show #47: Champaign-Urbana Scene Vol. 1 : 1966-1971



Thursday, August 19, 2021

WESN Show #57 - August 19, 2021

ARTISTTRACKLABELYEARTOWN / CITY
One-Eyed JacksWake Me, Shake MeRecord Service1969Champaign-Urbana
Bearded ClamI Wish I Could Be HereGolden Voice1970Springfield
The CloudsSandy CastlesNorthland1969Belleville
Hoss & The LordsMerry Go Roundunreleased demo196?Belleville
StrongholdSow The SeedRCA1971LaSalle-Peru
Ashes Of DawnYesterday's DreamBrave1968Carbondale
Inner LightLong JourneyOwl197?Rockford
Backstreet MajorityCalifornia Dreamin'unreleased demo197?Bloomington
ThanatopsisKite ConceitAlona's Dream1968Morton
Lee & CherylAnimated CartoonsFuller1968Springfield
SymbolsWhat You've ShownAnaconda1967Elsah
The Eighth DayWhat You're Doin' To MeSummit1968Toluca
The FrostBehind The Close Doors Of Her MindRadex1968Freeport
East Side BluesTell Everyone That You SeeThunder1967Peoria
The Missing LinksUnder My ThumbMarek1967Rockford
$1,000,000 War BabiesLet Us Loveunreleased demo1968Champaign-Urbana


Thursday, July 15, 2021

WESN Show #56 - July 15, 2021

ARTISTTRACKAlBUMLABELYEARTOWN / CITY
Steve HunterEight Miles HighSwept AwayAtco1977Decatur
ILMO SmokehouseDevil Take My GrandmaS/TRoulette1970Quincy
T.S. TruckDoc LaVayS/TSmokey Soul1972Carbondale
MotherfoxThe Change Is Comin'Blytham Bands tape *unreleased1972Charleston
Wabash ResurrectionFeelin' GoodGet It OffPepperhead1972Pittsfield
FarmSunshine In My WindowS/TCrusade1971Mt. Vernon / Sparta
The Finchley BoysI'm Not Like Everybody ElseEverlasting TributesGolden Throat1972Champaign-Urbana
David ChalmersHoustonPrimeval RoadSame Old1976Bureau
Hindenburg LyonSomething Happened-Dym-A-Nite1972Belleville
ClawEleanor RigbyDiggin' InGDS1980Peoria
RemedyPrayer For The PeopleGolden Voice Sessions 1970-74Alona's Dream1974Peoria
Daddy WarbuxJust Like A River-Golden Voice1975Quincy
MotherfoxYou Gotta LiveBlytham Bands tape *unreleased1972Charleston

*A reel to reel tape labeled "Blytham Bands" was compiled around 1972-1973 by Jim Dady.  It contains recordings by a handful of central Illinois bands represented by the booking agency Blytham Ltd.  The majority of the recordings appear to be unreleased demos.  More details are not known at this time.




Wednesday, July 7, 2021

WESN Show #55 - July 8, 2021


BOOGIE, FUNK & MODERN SOUL 1977-1985
ARTISTTRACKLABELYEARTOWN / CITY
Chapter IVDon't Stop That LoveStarstream1981Springfield
Sugar Brown ConnectionWhat It Be LikeGolden Eagle1979Collinsville / Metro East
Billy ChearsFree Your MindChearston1978Rockford
T.C.B.Heart AttackRPI1980Galesburg
CoalkitchenChained To The Train Of LoveEpic1977Champaign-Urbana
ChampaignParty PeopleColumbia1981Champaign-Urbana
Midnight ExpressDanger ZoneTri-Fire1983Quad Cities
Larry BondsDance Dance DanceEnjoy1979Quad Cities
BreakawayThere's A New Group In TownGolden Eagle1977Lebanon
Jimmie GreenDance Part 1Shoestring1980Alton
Funky Thought BandFunky TBSilver Dollar1978Champaign-Urbana
W.Q.B.C.I'll Be Loving YouThunder Bay1985Danville
The ForceReal Good Old Lovin'Aferton1981Springfield
Creative Arts EnsembleCaveman LoverCreative Arts1984Bloomington-Normal