Thursday, January 31, 2019

WESN Show #10 - Jan. 31, 2019


Diamonds In The Rough:  1978-1983

ARTISTTRACKLABELYEARTOWN / CITY
Kevin Lee & HeartbeatTonightRogers Park1981Bloomington-Normal
Kool Ray and the PolaroidzI Heard You FellStuff1980Peoria
The JerksSo LifelikeABF1980LaSalle-Peru
Graham WalkerPink SoundWWCT 1061981Pekin
Food and MoneyNo BonesTriaxe1980Springfield
NinesHolidayPogo1981Champaign-Urbana
ScreamsPaper DollsInfinity1979Pekin
The VertebratsDiamonds In The Rough (Nineteen)Vb1980Champaign-Urbana
The NamesIt's A MiracleNumero Group1979Rockford
The JetsPaper GirlTwin Tone1978Pekin
Kriss Lewis GroupTime Will TellWWCT 1061981Peoria
Contra-BandSee You TonightChance1982Champaign-Urbana
Lay-ZMore And MoreLay-Z1982Peoria
The Elvis BrothersFire In The CityEpic1983Champaign-Urbana
The Uptown RulersTell Me Where You're AtRed Scare1982Bloomington-Normal
Combo AudioRomanticideSecret1982Champaign-Urbana

Extras

THE JERKS
KEVIN LEE & HEARTBEAT
VERTEBRATS
THE UPTOWN RULERS
KOOL RAY & THE POLAROIDZ
FOOD AND MONEY


Thursday, January 24, 2019

WESN Show #9 - Jan. 24, 2019


Prescription For The Blues

ARTISTTRACKLABELYEARTOWN / CITY
Cousin EmmyChilly Scenes Of WinterBear Family[1947]Bloomington
Judy MartinSingle GirlB.A.C.M.[1940s]Decatur
Jenny Lou CarsonYou Gotta Quit Makin' Me BlueB.A.C.M.[1940s]Decatur
Bonnie LouJust Out Of Reach (Of My Two Open Arms)King1953Towanda / Carlock
Lois Lee & The RocketsAm I BlueCool1964Danville
Linda BurkeDarling, It's So WonderfulSoft1965Decatur
Linda FanakosCandyland TownCustom1969Champaign-Urbana
Mod 4A Puppet[Fredlo]1968Aledo
Deanna [Edwards] and the Here & Now SingersAttic Of My MindMobie1968Bloomington-Normal
Spanky [McFarlane] and Our GangPrescription For The BluesMercury1968Peoria / Bloomington
Mary PerrinFlyingWebster's Last Word1970Pekin
[Linda] BrunerSamVincent1969Rockford
[Linda] BrunerSongs Linda Wrote HerselfNumero[1970]Rockford
Jennie PearlMaybe In Another YearWebster's Last Word1970Peoria
Jeannie PohlmanHouse On Pooh Corner performed live on the Tonight Show 1/28/75 + interview- no label -1975Bloomington-Normal
Donna ClymerCrowded and LonesomeWWCT 1061981E. Peoria
Myrt DayFrom Me To YouFarmer City Music Hall1978Bloomington-Normal


Extras

Click here for more of the story of Jeannie Pohlman (Mullen)

Pantagraph, Feb. 25, 1975
Elaine "Spanky" McFarlane at IWU Fieldhouse, Nov. 21, 1968
Jennie Pearl

Pantagraph, Jan. 30, 1978

Thursday, January 17, 2019

WESN Show #8 - Jan. 17, 2019

You Ain't Going Nowhere


ARTISTTRACKALBUMLABELYEAR
Al IerardiDrifter - Rofran1966C-U
Shades of BlueThe Time Of My Life -Shades1969Danville
Chuck & Mary PerrinSundanceNext of KinWebster's Last Word1970Pekin
James CuomoSusan Never Smiles / RememberingCuomo's RecordDepot1970Champaign- Urbana
Fred Newell & Mike TemplinStone BlownMake It MellowGolden Voice1970Jacksonville
IceRetirement '75Melting Your MindBonny1972Streator
FarmJungle SongS/TCrusade1971Sparta / Mt. Vernon
Sixth StationBefore The SnowfallDeep Night- no label-1982E. Peoria
Gene HoodA Free Man's TestamentOut Of The CloudsOld Shack1980Mt. Vernon
Louie KotvaNotes From London, July 11It Used To Be That Not Everybody Was A LighthousePrism1970Champaign- Urbana
David ChalmersDear FriendsPrimeval RoadRiver1976Bureau
Peter Berkow & FriendsCredit Card BluesThesis-no label-1975Champaign- Urbana
Lee Carleton & The Ghost RidersThe Illinois Central - Saguaro1973Champaign- Urbana
Dallas McGeeYou Ain't Going Nowhere --no label-1977 -78Bloomington -Normal


Extras

Pantagraph  Feb. 26, 1979
Pantagraph  Oct. 14, 1982
 
Daily Illini  Feb. 9, 1971
Pantagraph  Apr. 7, 1979

Thursday, January 10, 2019

WESN Show #7 - Jan. 10, 2019


Downstate Grooves, Soul & Funk

ARTISTTRACKLABELYEAR
ChessmenBird TrainRiot-Chous1963Decatur
Yellow BirdFunction At The JunctionStereo Village1968Peoria ?
HolidaysIt's Soul (Music)Thunder1968Springfield
Bare WireGroovin' Is EasyStereo Village1969Clinton ?
New VicountsHarlem ShuffleGolden Voice1967Bloomington
Joe MeriweatherThere's Nothin' I Wouldn't DoRiot-Chous196-?Decatur
Rising SonsHold On, I'm ComingMax1967Macomb
Jam FactoryGood Lovin' WomanGolden Voice1968Peoria
ShattertonesTry MeBroken1967Bloomington
Chuck WallaceI Need Your LoveRuby1969Cairo
EboniesYou Got What I WantMidwest1971Springfield
Joey IrvingCan You Handle Me GirlVincent1973Rockford
Major & The LieutenantsLove, Peace and SoulHHH1970Rockford
Wayne Carter & Organ TwistersWahoo, Wahoo, WahooMootrey's1973Decatur
Soul BrothersMiss Delores FunkSoul1968Champaign
Just UsWe've Got A Good Thing GoingVincent1973Rockford
James StinsonKeep OnRadex1975?
Illini ConnectionYour Mother UnderstoodSilver Dollar1977C-U
Chuck & MacYour're The One Who Really Loves MeRuby?Cairo

Extras: