Connections 40 – Oct 2021

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Connections 40 was the first show at the new time of 5pm on the 3rd Friday of each month.

September’s Connections finished with John Mayer’s version of ‘Everyday I Have The Blues’ from his Where The Light Is album released in 2008. . Ed Cherney was the mix enginner so we followed him to the first song…

‘Get Rhythm’ (1987) by Ry Cooder from his album of the same name. We then linked Ry as guitar player on…

‘October Road’ (2002) by James Taylor. Again from the album of the same name. Saxophonist Michael Brecker played on the song so we traced him to…

‘Modus Operandy’ (2003) by the Michael Brecker Quindectet release called Wide Angles. John Patitucci played bass so it’s him we followed to…

‘Calima’ (1998) by Gerardo Nunez from his fifth LP Calima. Armenian Arto Tuncboyacyan was the percussionist on the seesion so we were able to link Arto to…

‘Roll Call’ (2002) from drummer Dennis Chambers’ second album Outbreak. Bassist Will Lee was featured so it’s Will we follow on to…

‘Absolute’ (1985) by Scritti Politti on their second album Cupid And Psyche 85. Howard Gray was one of the engineers on the record so we traced him to…

‘Waterfront’ (1984) by Simple MInds from their sixth LP Sparkle In The Rain. Steve Lillywhite produced the album so we linked Steve to…

“Burning With Optimism’s Flames (1980) by XTC from their album Black Sea. Hugh Padgham was assistant engineer to Lillywhite so we followed Hugh to the last song of Connections 40…

‘Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic’ (1981) from The Police’s penultimate record Ghosts In The Machine.

November’s episode will link someone from that track.

There was an underlying connection too; many artists in the show mention Parliament/Funkadelic as inspiring them!

Thank you for your support and messages about the series. The ‘Connections Show:Paul McKendrick’ Facebook Page has extra content related to each show.

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