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Good Morning everyone......Lets get started on another week...Today between 12 and 3pm, David Zampatti, The West Australian newspapers Theatre and music critic, joins us to talk about upcoming productions.....Vanessa Miler from COTA, suggests that staying in your own home instead of going into a retirement village maybe a better option.....Felicity Beaulieu, General Manager Community Occupational Therapist for Bethanie explains the changes to Home Care packages...Samantha Smith from the John Curtin Gallery tells us about a forthcoming John Akonfrak exhibition.....and Kerry McDowell Sec from the Invisible Wounds Assoc highlights the difficulty for the sufferer and family and friends of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and offers an invitation to those interested to attend a forthcoming seminar....Our Tel No is 9484 1927..
Kind Regards
Jenny Seaton
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CILLA LEADS AN ALL BRITISH TOP TEN IN THE UK

On 27 February 1964, 21 year-old former hairdresser and cloakroom attendant at The Cavern Club, Cilla Black was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Anyone Who Had A Heart.' Written by Bacharach and David it was Cilla’s first UK No.1.

Also, this week's UK Top Ten was the first ever to feature only UK acts. Looking at the charts for that time, my research shows that the Top Ten songs were as follows:

1. Anyone Who Had A Heart Cilla Black
2. Bits And Pieces The Dave Clark Five
3. Little Children Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas
4. Diane The Bachelors
5. Not Fade Away The Rolling Stones
6. Just One Look The Hollies
7. Needles And Pins The Searchers
8. I Think Of You The Merseybeats
9. Boys Cry Eden Kane
10. Let Me Go Lover Kathy Kirby
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MONDAY 27 FEBRUARY – FROM PETER’S DIARY

1902 - Second Boer War: Australian soldiers Harry "Breaker" Morant and Peter Handcock are executed in Pretoria after being convicted of war crimes.

1980 - Michael Jackson wins his first Grammy: Best R&B Performance for "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough."

1991 - Gulf War: U.S. President George H. W. Bush announces that "Kuwait is liberated".

1993 - Whitney Houston's single "I Will Always Love You" reaches its 14th week at #1.
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THE MAN IN BLACK

Born J. R. Cash on 26 February 1932 – that’s it, just J R – and when he enlisted in the United States Air Force, he was not permitted to use just initials as a first name, so he changed his name to John R. Cash. In 1955, when signing with Sun Records, he took Johnny Cash as his stage name.

Although primarily remembered as a country music icon, his genre-spanning songs and sound embraced rock and roll, rockabilly, blues, folk, and gospel. This crossover appeal won Cash the rare honour of multiple inductions in the Country Music, Rock and Roll, and Gospel Music Halls of Fame.

He was known for his deep, calm bass-baritone voice, the distinctive sound of his Tennessee Three backing band, a rebelliousness coupled with an increasingly sombre and humble demeanor, free prison concerts, and a trademark look, which earned him the nickname "The Man in Black." He traditionally began his concerts with the simple "Hello, I'm Johnny Cash," followed by his signature "Folsom Prison Blues".

In 1951, while in Air Force training, John met 17-year-old Vivian Liberto at a roller skating rink in her native San Antonio. They dated for three weeks until Cash was deployed to Germany for a three-year tour. During that time, the couple exchanged hundreds of pages of love letters and, on 7 August 1954, one month after his discharge, they were married at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church in San Antonio. They had four daughters: Rosanne, Kathy, Cindy, and Tara. Liberto stated that Cash's drug and alcohol abuse, as well as constant touring, affairs with other women, and his close relationship with June Carter led her to file for divorce in 1966.

Cash met June, of the famed Carter Family, while on tour and in 1968, 13 years after they first met backstage at the Grand Ole Opry, he proposed to her, during a live performance. The couple married on 1 March 1968, in Franklin, Kentucky. They had one child together, John Carter Cash, born 3 March 1970. Cash and Carter continued to work, raise their children, create music, and tour together for 35 years until June's death in May 2003. Throughout their marriage June attempted to keep Cash off amphetamines, often taking his drugs and flushing them down the toilet. Throughout the multiple rehab visits and years of drug abuse, June's love and devotion never wavered. After June's death, Cash believed that his only reason for living was his music and he died four months later.
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From The Vault

This week our Feature Hour takes a look at songs about motorcycles, an idea which was forwarded by Frank of Cannington who has sent through some more very good topics for future use. There's the usual quota of interesting obscurities including a very early Paul Simon recording when he took on the the name Tico and The Triumphs, as well as the likes of the Shangri Las, Digby Richards, Sailcat, Mike Sarne and....Bridget Bardot singing the praises of the Harley Davidson.

Also this morning our look at the chart toppers takes us back to the last week of February 1962, we have rarities from the likes of Paul Anka, Dawn and Craig Douglas and our feature album track is a nice song from Hall and Oates' debut album from 1973.

Gotta pack up the music now and head off. Like a true nature's child, I was born to be mild..........
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TRAVEL BACK MUSICALLY TO THIS DAY IN 1960

This Saturday, between 1000 and midday, spend some time back in early 1960 with me as I play some of the music that was in the Top Twenty at the time.

The artists that will ‘appear’ in the feature include Adam Faith (twice in fact!), Johnny Mathis, Lance Fortune, Michael Holliday, Craig Douglas and Anthony Newley.

I’ll also have a couple of tracks from Dusty in the programme, as this coming week, 2 March, it will be the anniversary of her death. You wouldn’t expect me to overlook that, would you!

So, join me from 10 o’clock this morning for a couple of hours. Jill will be my producer on 9484 1927 – hope you’ll be able to spend some time with us!

Best wishes

Mike
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THE QUIET ONE OF THE FAB FOUR

Born in Liverpool on 25 February 1943, George Harrison MBE achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. Often referred to as "the quiet Beatle", he embraced Hindu mythology and helped broaden the horizons of his fellow Beatles as well as their Western audience by incorporating Indian instrumentation in their music.

Although most of the Beatles' songs were written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, most Beatles albums from 1965 onwards contained at least two Harrison compositions. His songs for the group included "Taxman", "Within You Without You", "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", "Here Comes the Sun" and "Something", the last of which became the Beatles' second-most covered song.

Harrison's earliest musical influences included George Formby and Django Reinhardt; Carl Perkins, Chet Atkins and Chuck Berry were subsequent influences. By 1965 he had begun to lead the Beatles into folk rock through his interest in the Byrds and Bob Dylan, and towards Indian classical music through his use of the sitar on "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)".

After the band's break-up in 1970, Harrison released the triple album All Things Must Pass, a critically acclaimed work that produced his most successful hit single, "My Sweet Lord", and introduced his signature sound as a solo artist, the slide guitar. He also organised the 1971 Concert for Bangladesh with Indian musician Ravi Shankar, a precursor for later benefit concerts such as Live Aid.

George released several best-selling singles and albums as a solo performer, and in 1988 co-founded the platinum-selling supergroup the Traveling Wilburys. He also featured as a guest guitarist on tracks by Badfinger, Ronnie Wood and Billy Preston, and collaborated on songs and music with Dylan, Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr and Tom Petty, among others. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him number 11 in their list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". He is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee – as a member of the Beatles in 1988, and (posthumously) for his solo career in 2004.

George Harrison died in 2001, aged 58, from lung cancer. He was cremated and his ashes were scattered in the Ganges and Yamuna rivers in India, in a private ceremony according to Hindu tradition. He left an estate of almost £100 million.
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Good Morning...bit of a scorcher tomorrow, take care....Today on the Afternoon programme...well known Perth actress Jenny Davis, who is the current Ambassador of positive Ageing, joins us to speak about the Life in Pictures Competition,...apparently attitude towards ageism is negative and those who view their own age in that way will on average live 7.5 years less than those who have a positive outlook...Ernie Manning has racing and pacing tips for you......and a local produced film with an amazing cast hits the big screen on March 2nd..It called Jasper Jones and was shot in Manjimup over a short 6 week period, Ill be speaking to the author of the best selling book Craig Silvey, and Director Rachel Perkins about the experience....Fay Arcaro talks about the gardening show and tomorrows lineup between 8 and 10..... We preview all the latest movie releases with Michael Bazely...and Prof Mike Daube joins us on matters of health....out tel No is 9484 1927...
Kind Regards
Jenny Seaton
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HE COULD BE SO GOOD FOR YOU!

Dennis Waterman was born the youngest of nine children to Rose Juliana (née Saunders) and Harry Frank Waterman in Clapham, London on 24 February 1948.

Boxing was a big part of Waterman's childhood. His father had been an amateur boxer and made all of his sons box. His older brother Ken first took Dennis boxing when he was three years old, and when he was ten Dennis joined Caius Boxing Club.

An English actor and singer, best known for his tough-guy roles in television series including The Sweeney, Minder and New Tricks, his acting career spans over 50 years, starting with childhood roles in film and theatre, and including adult roles in film, television, and West End theatre. He is notable for the range of roles he has played, including for example horror (Scars of Dracula), adventure (Colditz), comedy (Fair Exchange), comedy-drama (Minder), musical (Windy City) and sports (The World Cup: A Captain's Tale), as well as police TV series like The Sweeney. He has appeared in over 25 films.

He became well known and something of a pin-up as DS George Carter in The Sweeney, during the 1970s. As well as starring in Minder, he sang the theme song, "I Could Be So Good for You", which was a top three UK hit in 1980 and a top 10 hit here in Australia; he song was written by his then-wife Patricia Waterman with Gerard Kenny.

Dennis recorded a Christmas song with George Cole "What Are We Gonna Get For 'Er Indoors?" (I was asked to play this several times over the Christmas period – Ed)
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FRIDAY 24 FEBRUARY – FROM PETER’S DIARY

1944 - Merrill's Marauders: The Marauders begin their 1,000-mile journey through Japanese occupied Burma.

1962 - Elvis Presley had his 10th UK chart topper with "Can't Help Falling In Love" / "Rock-A-Hula Baby".

1963 - The Rolling Stones take over as the Sunday house band at the Station Hotel, Richmond, London. They are paid 24 Pounds ($67) to entertain a crowd of 66 people.

1968 - Vietnam War: The Tet Offensive is halted; South Vietnam recaptures Hué.

1989 - Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini issues a fatwa and offers a USD $3 million bounty for the death of Salman Rushdie, author of The Satanic Verses.

1990 - Johnnie Ray, the 1950's teen idol, died of liver failure at the age of 63. He scored over twenty US Top 40 singles between 1952 and 1960, including the number two hit, "Just Walking In The Rain". He was even referred to in Dexys Midnight Runners' 1982 hit "Come On Eileen" as Poor old Johnnie Ray, sounded sad upon the radio, he moved a million hearts in mono.
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