Rarities, Oddities, and other fun stuff
Airing Saturday mornings 10 am - 11 am - Hosted by Eric Davis
Station KBAC 98.1 Radio Free Santa Fe
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Keith Richards – COCAINE – Unreleased Demo. The song was written by Reverend Gary Davis with additional lyrics by Jackson Browne and Glenn Frey. Jackson Browne released it on his album “Running on Empty”. Reverend Gary Davis, also know as Blind Gary Davis, was an American blues and gospel singer and guitarist, who was also proficient on the banjo and harmonica. His finger-picking guitar style influenced many other artists and his students in New York including Stefan Grossman, David Bromberg, Roy Book Binder, Larry Johnson, Woody Mann, Nick Katzman, Dave Van Ronk, Tom Winslow, and Ernie Hawkins. He has also influenced Bob Dylan, The Grateful Dead, Jackson Browne, Townes van Zandt, Wizz Jones, Jorma Kaukonen, and Keb' Mo'.
Elvis Costello – "(THE ANGELS WANNA WEAR MY) RED SHOES"– Demo version recorded at Pathway Studios in the UK, circa 1975. Released on the Deluxe Edition re-issue of “My Aim is True”, 2007. First released in 1976.
The Pretenders – STOP YOUR SOBBING – Regents Park demo, April 12, 1978. Taken from “The Pretenders Expanded and Remastered”, 2006. First released in 1980. The song was written by Ray Davies, and originally released on The Kinks’ self-titled debut album in 1964.
Bruce Springsteen - TOKYO – Unreleased demo, recorded in 1972. This song is also known as "And The Band Played". Only performed a handful of times in the early 70’s, and is one of the few songs from this session that was not released on the “Tracks” 4 CD compilation, 1998.
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND – Recorded in 1981 at various studios. Features Phil Jones on Percussion and Donald “Duck” Dunn on bass. Written by Tom Petty and Mike Campbell, it was the first single from Stevie Nicks' debut solo album “Bella Donna”, released in 1981.
Dwight Yoakam – TWO DOORS DOWN – Taken from his CD “dwightyoakamacoustic.net”. Originally released on his album “This Time”, 1993. Written by Yoakam and Kostas, a frequent collaborator of his.