I Write The Songs #121 Phil Collins

by | Jun 22, 2017

I Write The Songs #121 Phil Collins our songwriter of the week, Reggae our topic of the week featuring our own Empress T ambassador of Reggae at Canalside Community Radio and far beyond, and Jeanes our discovery of the week a songwriter who collaborates with many voices.

Show me a smile then
Don’t be unhappy
Can’t remember when
I last saw you laughing
This world makes you crazy
And you’ve taken all you can bear
Just, call me up
‘Cause I will always be there

Tom Kelly, Billy Steinberg

I Write The Songs #121 Phil Collins – part 1

  1. Urna Chahartugchi, Tal Nutag Hödöö, 2:26, Lieder aus dem mongolischen Grasland, Mongolia
  2. Israel “Iz” Kaʻanoʻi Kamakawiwoʻole, Over the rainbow, 05.04, Hawaii, music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by Yip Harburg.
  3. Leyla McCalla ,When I Can See the Valley, 2:10, Vari-colored Songs, Langston Hughes and Leyla McCalla, USA
  4. Willie “K” Kahaialii, Hoe Taime Haumauru, 1:59, You May Not Kiss The Bride, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Hawaii
  5. Harry Belafonte & Miriam Makeba, My Angel (Malaika), 3.06, South Africa/USA

I Write The Songs #121 Reggae – part 2

  1. Ringo Ska, Hey Jude, 3.36, Lennon-McCartney, 2009, Germany/England
  2. Interview with Reggae Show Presenter Empress T (Trish)
    – Bob Marley, No Woman No Cry, 3.40, Jamaica
    – Toots and the Maytals, 46-56 is my number, 3.08, Jamaica
    – Sign the petition at https://www.change.org/p/bbc-radio-fair-representation-of-reggae-music-and-artists
    – Full interview with Reggae Show Presenter Empress T (Trish) available here
  3. UB40, Higher Ground, Stevie Wonder, 4.19, 1993, UK/USA

I Write The Songs #121 Phil Collins – part 3

  1. Camille, Wet boy, France
  2. Pezhman Mosleh, Snow, 4:51, Whispers of peace and love, 2017, Iran https://1inmusic.com/pezhman-mosleh/
  3. Jeanes, Simple Jayne (With Morning Blackbirds), 3:18, song by Russell Jeanes, vocals by Catherine Hershey
  4.  Jeanes, Smiles with Her Eyes, 3:07, song by Russell Jeanes, vocals by Emily Grace Zornado
  5. Phil Collins, Against all odds
  6. Beth Rowley, Beautiful Tomorrow, 3:09, Little Dreamer 2007
  7. Phil Collins, True Colors, Tom Kelly and Billy Steinberg