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This one is for all the children out there needing some miracles and the wonderful people who care for them (ymutate has been blessed recently to meet a few of these people and this one honors them all and my new friend Dori)

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                        Beth Orton

                       O-o-h Child

"O-o-h Child" is a 1970 single recorded and released by Chicago soul family group the Five Stairsteps, who released it on the Buddah label. Written by Stan Vincent and included on the band’s The Stairsteps album from 1970, it has become the Stairsteps’ signature song and has inspired more than twenty covers since its release. The lyrics tell young children that "things are gonna get easier" in times of strife. The song’s uplifting message helped the song to become popular among pop and rhythm and blues audiences when it was released. This was the Stairsteps’ only single to reach the top ten on the Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number eight on that chart while peaking at number fourteen on the R&B chart. It would be their last R&B top 40 (they had several top 40 R&B hits in the 1960s) until 1976’s "From Us to You". The song is ranked #392 on the Rolling Stone magazine’s list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

Here is the original version by The Five Stairsteps on Soultrain.

Laura Nyro also covered the song and in recognition of her recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, here is a mix of her doing I’m So Proud, Dedicated to The One I Love, La La Means I Love You, Up on The Roof, It’s Gonna Take A Miracle, and Aint No Mountain High Enough

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Satoko Fujii — piano, melodica

Carla Kihlstedt — violin, voice

Satoko Fujii (Fujii Satoko, born 1958) is a Japanese avant-garde jazz pianist and composer. Fujii started playing the piano at age 4, receiving classical training until she was 20, when she became interested in improvisation and jazz. She came to the United States in 1985, graduating from the Berklee College of Music in Boston in 1987, returning to the US in 1993, achieving a graduate diploma in Jazz Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music in 1996. She returned to Japan with her new husband, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, leader of Gato Libre. She leads various big bands in Japan, such as Ma-do and Orchestra Tokyo.

Carla Kihlstedt is an American violinist, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist from Lancaster, Pennsylvania currently living in Oakland, California. She is a founding member of Tin Hat Trio (now renamed Tin Hat), Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, The Book of Knots and Causing a Tiger. Other musical projects include 2 Foot Yard, Charming Hostess and Carla Kihlstedt & Satoko Fujii. She has also worked occasionally on projects with Tom Waits and Fred Frith, and recorded numerous albums as a guest or session musician. Kihlstedt has studied at the Peabody Conservatory of Music, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and Oberlin Conservatory of Music.

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nice fusion from Norwegian trumpeter                       

       Nils Petter Molvaer

live at Jazz Baltica, 1998

Here is a video of the entire Jazz Baltica concert performance of Khmer

Tracks:  Ligotage - Platonic Tears - Tragaman - Khmer

Nils Petter Molvaer - trumpet

Eivind Aarseth - guitar

Audun Erlien - bass

Rune Arnesend - turntables

DJ Strangefruit - drums

Wetle Holte - drums

Nils Petter Molvær also known as NPM (born September 18, 1960) is a Norwegian jazz trumpeter, composer, and producer. Molvær is considered a pioneer in fusing jazz and electronic music, showcased on his best-selling album Khmer, released by the German record label ECM in October 1997 in Europe and early 1998 in North America.

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          Bob Dylan

on The Johnny Cash Show,  January 5, 1969

1. I Threw It All Away

2. Living The Blues

3. Girl From The North Country (with Johnny Cash)

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                  The Who

              My Generation

           Tanglewood 1970

more from this great concert (here is a link to a description of the event)

Young Man Blues  I Can’t Explain  I Don’t Even Know Myself 

We’re Not Gonna Take It   Amazing Journey/Sparks  Heaven and Hell  Overture

Pinball Wizard  Do You Think It’s Alright/Fiddle About  Eyesight To The Blind

Go To The Mirror/Smash The Mirror  Miracle Cure/I’m Free 

Tommy’s Holiday Camp  Tommy Can You Hear Me/There’s A Doctor  1921

Christmas  The Acid Queen  Water  

The Who - Live at Tanglewood, Lenox, 7 July 1970

01 Intro
02 Heaven And Hell
03 I Can’t Explain
04 Water
05 I Don’t Even Know Myself
06 Young Man Blues
07 Introduction To Tommy
08 Overture
09 1921A.D
10 Amazing Journey - Sparks
11 Eyesight to the Blind
12 Christmas
13 Acid Queen
14 Pinball Wiard
15 Do You Think I’ts Alright
16 Fiddle About
17 Tommy Can You Hear Me
18 There’s A Doctor
19 Go To The Mirror Boy
20 Smash The Mirror
21 Miracle Cure
22 I’m Free
23 Tommy’s Holiday Camp
24 We’re Not Gonna Take It
25 My Generation

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ymutate wonders why his phone keeps ringing yet when he answers nobody is there, do you think he is 

                Paranoid   

            Black Sabbath

more from this concert

Black Sabbath  Iron Man  War Pigs

L’Olympia, Paris France , December 20,1970. Full Concert

Setlist: 1.Introduction 00:00 2.Paranoid 01:51 3.Hand Of Doom 05:00 4.Rat Salad 11:52 5.Iron Man 13:15 6.Black Sabbath 19:40 7.Intermission 29:19 8.N.I.B. 31:13 9.Behind The Wall Of Sleep 36:45 10.War Pigs 42:40 11.Fairies Wear Boots 51:00

(Source: ymutate)

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             The Byrds

    This Wheels’ On Fire (1968)

other versions

Siouxsie and the Banshees  The Band  Bob Dylan  Mountain

bonus The Band and Friends “I Shall Be Released”

"This Wheel’s on Fire" is a song  written by Bob Dylan and Rick Danko.  It was originally recorded by Dylan and The Band during their legendary 1967 sessions, portions of which (including this song) comprised the 1975 album, The Basement Tapes.  The Band’s own version appeared on their 1968 album, Music From Big Pink. The Byrds released a recording of "This Wheel’s on Fire" on their 1969 album, Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde, and live versions of the song are also included on The Byrds’ Live at the Fillmore - February 1969 album and the expanded CD reissue of their (Untitled) album.  In 1987, the song was covered by the British rock band Siouxsie and the Banshees for their all-covers album, Through the Looking Glass. Released as the first single from that album, the Banshees’ version climbed to #14 on the UK singles chart.

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