Tomorrow (Saturday) BP Fallon yet again brings Ireland and beyond into the New Year by DJing his New Year’s Eve radio show, live on the web from the studios of TodayFM in Dublin.
Mr Fallon’s New Year shows are an institution – while BP’s critics say he should be in one.
BP Fallon’s Wang Dang Doodle is proud to have been doing this in Ireland on TodayFM for the last twelve years – the programme that starts in one year and finishes in the next – fly me to the tune.
You’ll be able to listen to BP and his tunes coming live from Ireland wherever you are on this planet. Just remember that we’re here on TodayFM
It’s this kind of music show: celebratory, a bit anarchic, lots of rock’n'roll and a few unreleased treasures, BP live in the TodayFM studio in Ireland reacting to txts and tweets and emails from across the globe. Wang Dang Wipeout Into 2012 – it’s your show too.
An extract from Standing On A Plateau – A Plateau For The Arts - writing about the BP Fallon & The Hot Sprockeys show in Dublin last Tuesday:
“The next part of the night was not what I was expecting though! BP taking to the stage with none other than The Hot Sprockets as his band and what a band they made!! BP with his words of poetry portrayed through song provided by the great musicianship of the fantastic Sprockets… swaying to the music BP was, you could see it in his eyes and also when he closed them!!
“He just feels music around him and appreciates it for the beauty that it is!! And although he may look old and frail he can certainly can move!! Jumping out into the audience at one point and giving a dance to the lucky few that were situated around him.
“He blew me away!! I was gobsmacked! He sang a song of his friend and musical hero Van Morrison, it was called ‘Van And Gloria’… the man certainly knows how to tell a story I tell ya!! Captivating is the word!!
“Thank you BP Fallon for the great gig and the wonderful memory!!”
Wang Dang Doodle Band Of The Week – from New York – Enemies
00:00 BP Fallon aw shucks
00:12 BP Fallon’s Wang Dang Doodle – The Fuzz
01:21 Apathy Junkie – Enemies
04:00 Fuck Music – Chicks
06:16 BP verbal
07:00 Born To Be You – Enemies
11:24 Junkie Youth Blues #33 – The Fuzz
14:51 Summer Of Legs – Enemies
18:14 Rabbit from The Abbott
19:36 Robert Plant chinwag w/ BP Fallon from The BPFO Archives
21:57 BPF interviewed by John Caddell
inc live acoustic DACWASIRNR w/ Soper & Frank of The Hot Sprockets
32:42 Strychnine (excerpt; it’s strong stuff) – Bobby Gillespie
33:05 BPF interviewed by Sean Rocks
48:06 Does Anyone Care What Anyone Says In Rock’n’Roll – BP Fallon & The Hot Sprockets
51:44 Yer man being a DJ
52:46 Nobody’s Fault But Mine – Blind Willie Johnson
55:54 Rockblocker – Tieranniesaur
59:06 BP Fallon yuletude vibing
59:49 Cutter Gets Cut – Enemies
63:20 And the jingles jangling go auld triangling
One more time! Plus Fallon interview by Fanning – your questions!
Image by Maser
By popular demand the astounding show by BP Fallon backed by The Hot Sprockets last Tuesday in Dublin at The Workman’s Club is being rebroadcast tonight at 00.00 GMT – which in normal language is midnight tonight in Ireland and Britain, 11pm in Paris, 7pm in New York, 4pm in Los Angeles etc etc.