Episode 87 – Ahead of Their Times?

Can an artist truly be ahead of their time? We explore a few artists considered to have been ahead of their time from Captain Beefheart to Blondie from the Modern Lovers to Digital Underground, Roland Kirk and beyond.


  • How the Stone Roses took a leaf out of Cymande’s book.
  • When Damian Albarn was denied the stage at the Barbican’s Mali festival.
  • The shy but precocious talent of Robert Johnson and the special recordings he made.
  • How John’s parents used to feed the local animals junk food.
  • Why Captain Beefheart gave up music for painting.

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Episode 87 Tracklist

  1. Prince Buster – Dance Cleopatra Dance
  2. The Meters – People Say
  3. The Modern Lovers – Pablo Picasso
  4. Mack Banks – Bee Bopping Daddy
  5. Robert Johnson – Preaching Blues
  6. Le Super Biton National de Sagou- Nyeleni
  7. Electric Manchakou – N’tselfik
  8. Scotty Moore Trio – Have Guitar Will Travel
  9. Love Machine – The Shadows of Vibrate
  10. Pierre Cavalli – Un Soir Chez Norris
  11. Digital Underground – Doowutchyalike
  12. Furious Pig – I don’t Like Your Face
  13. Black Velvet – Earthquake’s Coming
  14. Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band – Ice Cream For Crow
  15. Roland Kirk – Ain’t No Sunshine
  16. Paterson – Freedom Now
  17. Cymande – Bra
  18. Stone Roses – Fools Gold
  19. Chakachas – Ma Ma Dou
  20. Chakachas -Jungle Fever
This Show was recorded 4th February 2013
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