— J u k e b o x — BOB MARLEY N O W O M A N
N O C R Y THE AMANDLA FESTIVAL OF UNITY
was a World Music Festival held in Boston, Massachusetts, on July 21, 1979.
Bob Marley & The Wailers played during the afternoon as the promoters feared a powerful performance could spark a riot.
J U K E B O X J I M I H E N D R I X
” L I T T L E W I N G ”
According to Hendrix, “Little Wing” came from an idea he had originally developed while playing in Greenwich Village, when he was fronting his band Jimmy James and the Blue Flames in the summer of 1966. Continue Reading →
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— TALKING HEADS —
written by David Byrne, Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth and first played by their band ‘The Artistics’ in 1974, and as new wave band Talking Heads in 1975.
The name Talking Heads originated from: “A friend had found the name in the TV Guide, which explained the term used by TV studios to describe a head-and-shoulder shot of a person talking as ‘all content, no action.’ It fit.” Continue Reading →
— t u e s d a y t u n e s — R A M B L E O N
a song by English rock band
L E D Z E P P E L I N from their 1969 album Led Zeppelin II.
Co-written by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant. It’s certainly not a ridiculous suggestion to us “if you don’t have Led Zeppelin in your playlist… you don’t have a playlist.” Too much is never enough… #PlayMoreZepp
H I L L T O P H O O D S — The Nosebleed Section — A U S T R A L I AD A Y J U K E B O X
Any true blue Aussie will tell you, our favourite way to honour our Homeland on Australia Day is with your mates around a BBQ, some icy cold beverages, and the radio blaring Triple J’s Hottest 100.
Hottest 100 of All Time, such an epic playlist
featuring this favourite Aussie Tune of ours.
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N Y E 2015 — COME AS YOU ARE — N I R V A N A Kurt Cobain described this song as “About people, and what they’re expected to act like.” The lyrics are intentionally contradictory and confusing, with one line rebutting the next: “As a friend, as an old enemy” “Take your time, hurry up”
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— RICHARD CLAPTON —
one of Clapton’s major hits recorded over his impressive career, was used on the soundtrack to Highway One, a long-forgotten classic surf movie featuring surfers riding waves along Australia’s East Coast.
“SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL”
written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards,
Ranked at No. 32 in their list of ‘The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time’ by Rolling Stone Magazine. It is sung by Jagger as a first-person narrative from the point of view of Lucifer…
The Adventures of Jared Mell showcases the carefree Californian spirit. Exploring that famous stretch of Coastline, North of LA — the Pacific Coast Highway. Jared’s outlook on laid-back living, cruising The Big Sur in his van, waking up to ocean views & empty waves, no destination, no rules, just the open road and you….
Taking a look back at one of our long-loved movie soundtrack,
recently celebrating its 21st birthday… T U E S D A Y T U N E S
GIRL YOU’LL BE A WOMAN SOON URGE OVERKILL Love it or hate it, Pulp Fiction in all its glory..
The film is known for its eclectic dialogue, ironic mix of humor and violence, nonlinear storyline, and a host of cinematic allusions and pop culture references.Continue Reading →
— J U K E B O X —
P E A C E T R A I N CAT STEVENS The lyrics to this song from 1971,
speak of coming out of a war-torn world together on a quest for peace. Although the tune was written and released in the thick of the Vietnam War era, the lyrics ring just as true these days as they did 40 years ago.
— t u e s d a y t u n e s — ‘Red Right Hand’ a song by N I C K C A V E
& THE BAD SEEDS
“Red Right Hand” is a 1994 song and single from Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
The phrase “red right hand” is from a line in John Milton’s epic poem ‘Paradise Lost’ that refers to the vengeful hand of God. Continue Reading →
M A K A L A
H A R M O N Y S M I T H aka @shredsista is currently
on Australian shores from California.
The latest inspiring lady slider
to grace #CitizensoftheSlide. We stole a moment of her travel time for a quick
chat and a glimpse into her life…
— t u e s d a y t u n e s —
‘Black Country Woman’
a song by
L E D Z E P P E L I N
Allegedly this song is about Plant and how he flitted between his wife Maureen and his sister-in-law,
Shirley whom he later had a son. Where he sings “Well that’s alright I “know” your sister too.”