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Joe Boyd

Friday 11 August 2006 22:30-23:30 (Radio 3)

In an extended interview, Robert Sandall and Mark Russell talk to record producer Joe Boyd whose recent book White Bicycles tells the story of music in the 1960s. The programme includes music by Pink Floyd, Nick Drake, Chris McGregor and The Watersons.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

MIXING IT

Presented by Robert Sandall and Mark Russell
Produced by James Parkin
Factsheet compiled by Sam Hickling

Tel. 020 7765 4661
Fax. 020 7765 4378
e-mail mixing.it@bbc.co.uk

Friday 11 August 2006, 10:30pm


Today's programme is dedicated to an interview with record producer Joe Boyd, focussing on his recent book White Bicycles: making music in the 1960s.
White Bicycles is published by Serpent's Tail (ISBN 1 85242 910 0)
http://www.serpentstail.com/
http://www.joeboyd.co.uk/
Click here to see Joe Boyd's choices on Radio 3's Private Passions

Reverend Gary Davis: Gates to the City (3.53)
Reverend Gary Davis (vocal/guitar)
album: If I Had My Way
Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD40123
http://www.folkways.si.edu/
http://www.revgarydavis.com/

The Watersons: The 30 Foot Trailer (3.27)
The Watersons: Lal Waterson, Norma Waterson, Mike Waterson and John Harrison
album: Mighty River of Song
Topic TSCD545
http://www.topicrecords.co.uk/
Click here to read a review of this record

The Incredible String Band: When the Music Starts to Play (2.40)
Mike Heron (lead vocal/guitar); Robin Williamson (whistle/vocal); third Incredible String Band member Clive Palmer doesn't appear on this track
Produced by Joe Boyd; engineered by John Wood at Sound Techniques, London
album: The Incredible String Band
Elektra 7559-61547-2
Re-issued as Hannibal HNCD 4437
http://www.theincrediblestringband.com/

Pink Floyd: Bike (3.23)
Syd Barrett (lead guitar/vocals); Roger Waters (bass guitar/vocals); Rick Wright (organ/piano); Nicky Mason (drums); produced for EMI by Norman Smith
album: The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
EMI CDP 7 46384 2
http://www.pinkfloyd.co.uk/

Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath: Andromeda (4.04)
Chris McGregor (piano/leader); Malcolm Griffiths, Nick Evans (trombones); Mongezi Feza (pocket trumpet/Indian flute); Mark Charig (cornet); Harry Beckett (trumpet); Dudu Pukwana (alto sax); Ronnie Beer (tenor sax/Indian flute); Alan Skidmore (tenor and soprano sax); Mike Osborne (alto sax/clarinet); John Surman (baritone sax/soprano sax); Harry Miller (bass); Louis Moholo (drums/percussion)
Solos: Mongezi Feza, Nick Evans, Dudu Pukwana
Produced by Joe Boyd for Witchseason Productions Ltd; engineered by Roger Mayer at Sound Techniques, London
album: Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath (1971)
Repertoire 4468
http://www.repertoire.de/

Nick Drake: Poor Boy (2.55)
Nick Drake (vocals/guitar); Ray Warleigh (alto sax); Chris McGregor (piano); Dave Pegg (bass); Mike Kowalski (drums); PP Arnold, Doris Troy (backing vocals)
Produced by Joe Boyd for Witchseason Productions Ltd; engineered by John Wood at Sound Techniques, London
album: Bryter Layter
Island IMCD 71
http://www.nickdrake.com/
http://www.islandrecords.co.uk/
Click here for more on Nick Drake

Molly Drake: How Wild the Wind Blows (1.19)
Molly Drake (piano/vocal)
Private tape - not commercially available, but hopefully will be one day

Nick Drake: Way to Blue (3.08)
Arrangement by Robert Kirby
Produced by Joe Boyd for Witchseason Productions Ltd; engineered by John Wood at Sound Techniques, London
album: Five Leaves Left
Island IMCD 8
http://www.nickdrake.com/
http://www.islandrecords.co.uk/


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