Programmer Profile

Arthur West

The Show

The "Red-Eye Express" Hauls Obscure Album Tracks; with an Occasional Theme De-Railed. The Snap, Crackle, Pop is Courtesy of the Boxcar's Victrola. All Aboard!!

About Arthur West

Favourite YCE Artists (by year of debut release): ............................................................................................................................................................ Jazz) Art Blakey [1953] ... World) Serge Gainsbourg [1958] ... Folk) Bob Dylan [1962] ... Rock) Frank Zappa [1966] ... Blues) Buddy Guy [1967] ..... .............................................................................................................................................................. Favourite "My New Generation" YCE Artists: .............................................................................................................................................................. Blues) Joe Bonamassa; Doyle Bramhall; Tommy Castro; Tinsley Ellis; Eric Gales; James Hunter; The Soul Of John Black; Mick Taylor... ................................................................................................................................................................ Folk) Leroy Bell; Billy Bragg; Eddie From Ohio; Great Big Sea; Leo Kottke; Elvis Perkins; Stone Soup; M. Ward.... ................................................................................................................................................................ Jazz) The Bad Plus; Keith Jarrett; Stanley Jordan; Pat Metheny; Stanton Moore; Bobby Previte; Return To Forever; Rudder.... ............................................................................................................................................................... Rock) Johnny A; BoDeans; Lindisfarne; Morphine; My Morning Jacket; The Smithereens; The Smiths; Wolfmother.... ................................................................................................................................................................ World) Agatsuma; Enigma; Enter The Haggis; Gipsy Kings; Gjallarhorn; Ofra Haza; Two Siberians; Ultramarine..... ................................................................................................................................................................ Favourite Musical Decade: ................................................................................................................................................................ The 70's ..... ................................................................................................................................................................ Favourite Musical Weakness: ................................................................................................................................................................ Prog/Art Rock of the '70s (Emerson, Lake & Palmer; Genesis; Jethro Tull; Rush; Yes)..... ................................................................................................................................................................ Favourite Artist of Impact - "In My Life": ................................................................................................................................................................ John Lennon (9 October 1940 - 8 December 1980)..... ................................................................................................................................................................ Favourite Literary Characters: ................................................................................................................................................................ Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson (as created/written by Arthur Conan Doyle) (1887-1893 / 1901-1904 / 1908-1917 / 1921-1927)..... ................................................................................................................................................................ Favourite Director (with 11 Recommended Films): ................................................................................................................................................................ Alfred Hitchcock / Blackmail [1929]; The 39 Steps [1935]; Young and Innocent [1938]; The Lady Vanishes [1938]; Mr. and Mrs. Smith [1941]; Shadow of a Doubt [1943]; Spellbound [1945]; Rope [1948]; North by Northwest [1959]; Psycho [1960]; Frenzy [1972]..... ................................................................................................................................................................ Favourite Director of the Modern-Day Cinema-Show (with 8 Recommended Films): ................................................................................................................................................................ Woody Allen / Sleeper [1973]; Annie Hall [1977]; Broadway Danny Rose [1984]; The Purple Rose of Cairo [1985]; Shadows and Fog [1992]; Manhattan Murder Mystery [1993]; Bullets Over Broadway [1994]; Matchpoint [2005]..... ................................................................................................................................................................ Favourite Personal Mecca: ................................................................................................................................................................ The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, Ohio..... ................................................................................................................................................................ ................................................................................................................................................................ ................................................................................................................................................................. Brake-man for the Blues (aboard the Red-Eye Express): ................................................................................................................................................................ Barry W of Montana..... ................................................................................................................................................................

Favorite Albums

16 Choice "Live" Recordings: ................................................................................................................................................................. Ray Charles: At Newport (1958).... The Yardbirds: Five Live Yardbirds (1964).... Gordon Lightfoot: Sunday Concert (1969).... Elvis Presley: That's the Way It Is (1970).... The Who: Live at Leeds (1970).... George Harrison and Friends: The Concert for Bangladesh (1971).... The Guess Who: Live at the Paramount (1972).... Lou Reed: Rock & Roll Animal (1974).... Blue Oyster Cult: On Your Feet or On Your Knees (1975)... Wings: Wings Over America (1976).... Bob Marley & The Wailers: Babylon by Bus (1978).... Simon and Garfunkel: The Concert in Central Park (1982).... Stanley Clarke: Live at the Greek (1994).... Jimmy Page & The Black Crowes: Live at the Greek (2000).... Porcupine Tree: Warszawa (2004).... Jeff Beck: Performing This Week... Live at Ronnie Scott's (2008)..... ................................................................................................................................................................

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