We all know that 1968 was the year that King Baudouin of Belgium played hurling with Éamon de Valera and Jack Lynch on the grounds of Áras an Uachtaráin, but Rob Armstrong insists that 50 years ago, there was some mighty fine music going on too. In this episode he sets out to prove that.
Beatles: Back in the USSR & Dear Prudence. Simon and Garfunkel: America. Simon & Garfunkel: Old Friends-Bookends. Dusty Springfield: I Think It’s Going to Rain Today. Beach Boys: Little Bird. Doors: Spanish Caravan. Jose Feliciano: Light My Fire. Kinks: Days. Don Partridge: Rosie. John Martyn: Dusty. Jethro Tull: A Song for Jeffrey. Family: The Breeze. Julie Driscoll & the Brian Augur Trinity: This Wheel’s on Fire. Barry Ryan: Eloise. Move: Blackberry Way. Small Faces: Rene. Small Faces: Lazy Sunday Afternoon. Moody Blues: Departure. Moody Blues: Ride My See-Saw. Moody Blues: Om. Dr John: I Walk On Guilded Splinters. Rolling Stones: Sympathy for the Devil. Cream: White Room. Cream: Badge. Steppenwolf: The Pusher. Van Morrison: Madame George