Tuesday, 22 May 2018

The First Time With... Series 11 - 2. Bobby Gillespie

THE FIRST TIME WITH... SERIES 11 - 2. BOBBY GILLESPIE (320kbs-m4a/130mb/57mins)
BBC Radio 6 Music broadcast: 20th February 2018


Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie shares his musical milestones with Matt Everitt in a programme first broadcast in 2016.

Primal Scream have constantly evolved since their formation in Glasgow in 1982. They've been a jangle pop outfit, 60s Stones obsessives, psychedelic rave music pioneers, krautrockers, trip hoppers, industrial noise merchants and most things in-between.

Bobby remembers the country, western and blues music that inspired him as a child and the incredible impact that punk rock had on him (especially the Sex Pistols and the Clash), which eventually that led to the formation of Primal Scream following his brief tenure as the drummer with the Jesus & Mary Chain.

He also explains how Primal Scream's immersion in the rave culture of the 80s gave birth to the classic album, Screamadelica, and how the band's drug problems nearly ended their career.

Primal Scream - Kill All Hippies [Universal]
Primal Scream - Rocks [Virgin]
The Beatles - She Loves You [Apple]
Hank Williams - Moanin' The Blues [Country Store]
Ray Charles - Busted [Acuff-Rose Opryland]
The Sweet - Block Buster! [Virgin]
Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak / This Is The One (Regal Theatre Hitchin 1983)
Sex Pistols - God Save The Queen [Virgin]
The Clash - White Riot [Columbia]
The Jesus And Mary Chain - Just Like Honey [Emperor Norton]
Love - Your Mind And We Belong Together [Rhino]
Primal Scream - Come Together (Farley Mix)
Happy Mondays - 24 Hour Party People [London]
Primal Scream - I'm Losing More (Than I'll Ever Have)
Primal Scream - Loaded [Now]
Primal Scream - Jailbird [Creation]
Primal Scream - Kowalski [Creation]
The Beach Boys - 'Til I Die [Eagle Vision]
Primal Scream - Swastika Eyes (Jagz Kooner Mix) [Creation]
Sex Pistols - Seventeen

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