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Dec 31, 2011

Elevens


 
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This is the last programme of 2011 and so every song in the playlist is the eleventh track from its respective album. It is also Mrs Johns's birthday.
  1. 53rd & 3rd    The Ramones    The Ramones    1976    Sire
  2. Pulled Up    Talking Heads    Talking Heads: '77    1977    Sire
  3. Great British Mistake    The Adverts    Crossing the Red Sea    1978    Bright
  4. The Idea    Adam & The Ants    Dirk Wears White Sox    1979    Do It
  5. Map Ref. 41N 93W    Wire    154    1979    Harvest
  6. 5.45    Gang of Four    Entertainment    1979    EMI
  7. I'll Be Leaving You    Yachts    Yachts    1979    Radar
  8.  #7    Polyrock    Polyrock    1980    RCA
  9. Knuckle Down    XTC    English Settlement    1982    Virgin
  10. Private Plane    Husker Du    Flip Your Wig    1985    SST
  11. When Tomorrow Hits    Mudhoney    Mudhoney    1989    Sub Pop
  12. Soon    My Bloody Valentine    Loveless    1991    Creation
  13. Everybody's Fool    Teenage Fanclub    A Catholic Education    1990    Paperhouse
  14. Cotton to the Bell    The High Llamas    Snowbug    1999    V2
  15. Oh how I miss you    Broadcast    Ha Ha Sound    2003    Warp
  16. Between Outside    Sam Prekop    Who's Your New Professor    2005    Thrill Jockey

Dec 24, 2011

The Christmas Show 2011


 
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It's that time of the year again when we celebrate something or other to do with whatever it is. Eat, drink and be merry with this selection of 17 festive tunes. Ho, Ho, Ho!

  1. Good King Wenceslas    John Fahey    New Possibility    1968    Takoma 
  2. Winter's Day    The High Llamas    Can Cladders    2007    Duophonic 
  3. The Birth    Edgar Broughton Band    Edgar Broughton Band    1971    Harvest 
  4. The Adoration    The Electric Prunes    Release Of An Oath    1968    Reprise 
  5. Jesus Christ    Big Star    Third    1974    Ardent 
  6. Mouth Breather    Jesus Lizard    Goat    1991    Touch & Go 
  7. Jesus Is Just Alright    The Byrds    Ballad Of Easy Rider    1970    Columbia 
  8. Jesus    The Velvet Underground    The Velvet Underground    1969    Verve 
  9. Walkin' With Jesus    Spacemen 3    The Perfect Prescription    1987    Fire 
  10. Jesus Meu Rei    Marcos Valle    Garra    1971    EMI 
  11. Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto    James Brown    Funky Christmas    1968    Polydor 
  12. Little St. Nick    The Beach Boys    The Beach Boys' Christmas Album     1964    Capitol 
  13. Father Christmas    The Kinks    7"    1977    Arista 
  14. ‘Til the Christ Come Back    Bill Fay    Time of the Last Persecution    1971    Deram 
  15. Jesus, Etc.    Wilco    Yankee Hotel Foxtrot    2002    Nonesuch 
  16. Frosty The Snow    The Ronettes    A Christmas Gift For You From Philles Records    1963    Philles 
  17. Dogtooth Christmas    Dogtooth!        2011   

Dec 17, 2011

Death disco part 2



 
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After last week's celebration of life, we look at the darker side – 55 minutes of songs about death without playing Blue Oyster Cult.
  1. The lonesome death of Hattie Carrol    Bob Dylan    The times they are a changin    1964    Columbia
  2. Dead Flowers    Townes Van Zandt    Road Songs    1993    Sugar Hill
  3. The Death of the Clayton Peacock    John Fahey    The Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death    1965    Riverboat
  4. My Name Is Death    Incredible String Band    The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The Onion    1967    Elektra
  5. Dead Man's Will    Calexico and Iron & Wine    In The Reins    2005    Overcoat
  6. My Death    Scott Walker    Scott    1967    Phillips
  7. Shoot Me Dead    Caetano Veloso    A Little More Blue    1971    Philips
  8. Death    The Pretty Things    S.F. Sorrow Is Born    1968    Columbia
  9. Afterwards    Van der Graaf Generator    The Aerosol Grey Machine    1969    Phillips
  10. Don't Die    Richard Hell & the Voidoids    Neon Boys + Richard Hell and the Voidoids  1973  Shake
  11. Dying Day    Orange Juice    You Can't Hide Your Love Forever   1982   Postcard   
  12. Cemetry Gates    The Smiths    The Queen Is Dead    1986    Rough Trade
  13. Monkey Gone to Heaven    Pixies    Doolittle    1989    4AD
  14. Freddie's Dead    Curtis Mayfield    Superfly    1972    Curtom
  15. The In Crowd    Dobie Gray    Dobie Gray Sings for 'In' Crowders That 'Go Go    1965    Charger

Dec 10, 2011

Life style

 
The meaning of life

 
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This week's programme is a celebration of life, featuring 55 minutes or so of songs with lively titles. Two songs this week are taken from excellent Rhino records compilations, truly the best compilers out there. The first is Mally Page singing a tune penned by Tony Hatch called "Life and Soul of the Party" from the One Kiss Leads to Another: Girl Group Sounds Lost and Found compilation of teeny-bopper girl pop, chanteuses and girl groups. The other is from the perennial favourite Nuggets box set. Let's not forget the awesome compilations put out by Soul Jazz, this week represented by an Alain Toussaint track lifted from New Orleans Funk called "Get out of my life, woman." That's living all right.
  1. Intro theme: The Good Life 1998   
  2. Life And Soul Of The Party    Mally Page    Life And Soul Of The Party 7"    1966    Pye
  3. Run For Your Life    The Beatles    Rubber Soul    1965    Parlophone
  4. Live And Let Live    Love    Forever Changes    1967    Elektra
  5. Life Is Just Beginning    The Creation    We Are Painter Men    1967    Hit-Ton
  6. Live    The Merry-Go-Round    Live 7"    1967    Rhino
  7. Imposters Of Life's Magazine    The Idle Race    Imposters Of Life's Magazine 7"    1967    Liberty
  8. Life Is Like A Mountain Railroad    John Fahey    Railroad    1983    Takoma
  9. The Christian Life    The Byrds    Sweetheart Of The Rodeo    1968    Columbia
  10. Complicated Life    The Kinks    Muswell Hillbillies    1971    Pye
  11. Get out of my life, woman    Allen Toussaint    New Orleans Funk        Soul Jazz
  12. Just Can't Live My Life    Linda Jones    Just Can't Live My Life 7"    1969    Warner
  13. Funkify Your Life    The Meters    New Directions    1977    Warner
  14. Once in a Lifetime    Talking Heads    Remain In Light    1980    Sire
  15. It's My Life    Talk Talk    It's My Life    1984    EMI
  16. The Good Life    The Week That Was    The Week That Was    2008    Memphis Industries
  17. Lust For Life    Iggy Pop    Lust For Life    1977    RCA

Dec 4, 2011

Fall back


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We celebrate the 29h studio album by what must surely by the longest-serving indie band of all time, The Fall. The plylist stop at Extricate, which is the last record I really got into in 1990. So it's time to get back into the record shops hunting for the the second 20 years.This is not a programme for newbies or purists, just an incomplete selection of personal favourites.
  1. Psycho Mafia    1978    Bingo Masters Breakout 7"    Step Forward
  2. Psykick Dancehall    1979    Dragnet    Step Forward
  3. Frightened    1979    Live At The Witch Trials    Step Forward
  4. Stepping Out    1979    Short Circuit: Live at the Electric Circus    Virgin
  5. Fiery Jack    1980    Fiery Jack EP    Step Forward
  6. Who Makes The Nazis    1982    Hex Enduction Hour    Rough Trade
  7. I Feel Voxish    1983    Perverted By Language    Rough Trade
  8. Draygo's Guilt    1984    The Wonderful and Frigtening World of the Fall    Beggars Banquet
  9. Spoilt Victorian Child    1985    This Nation's Saving Grace    Beggars Banquet
  10. Hey! Luciani    1986    Hey! Luciani 7"    Beggar Banquet
  11. Athlete Cured    1988    The Frenz Experiment    Cog Sinister
  12. New Big Prinz    1988    I Am Kurious Oranj    Beggars Banquet
  13. Bill Is Dead    1990    Extricate    Cog Sinister

Nov 26, 2011

Keef Hartley 1944 2011


Played his last para-diddle

Andrew Blake


 
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I am delighted to present nine tracks selected by my very special guest and dear friend Andrew Blake. Andrew's career in music spans more than 20 years and includes stints in Primal Scream, Felt, Biff Bang Pow, Mexico 70 and Imitation Electric Piano. He takes us on a musical journey not only from the north to south of Britain and over the Atlantic, but also through his personal love of music, from the pub rock classic by Wreckless Eric "Whole Wide World" to the sophistry of Steely Dan's "Reelin' in the years."
  1. Whole Wide World    Wreckless Eric    7"    1974    Stiff
  2. Hit me with your rhythm stick    Ian Dury & The Blockheads    Hit me with your rhythm stick 7"    1978    Stiff
  3. Primitive Painters    Felt    Primitive Painters 7"    1985    Cherry Red
  4. Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now    The Smiths    Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now 7"    1984    Rough Trade
  5. Do It Clean    Echo & The Bunnymen    Crocodiles    1980    Korova
  6. The Day I Went Down To Texas    Orange Juice    Texas Feeling    1984    Polydor
  7. Miss California Toothpaste 1972    Biff Bang Pow!    Love Is Forever    1988    Creation
  8. Reelin In The Years    Steely Dan    Can't Buy A Thrill    1973    ABC
  9. I Hope That I Don't Fall In Love With You    Tom Waits    Closing Time    1973    Asylum



Nov 19, 2011

Love


 
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As a response to last week's hate-filled invective, this week's show is a 55-minute love fest. We start the play list with a storming blue-eyed soul b-side by the Rascals called "Love is a beautiful thing" and stay pretty much within the psychedelic 60s until we get to "Falling in love" - a remake of Dennis Wilson's "Lady" sung by his wife's group Spring (US), formerly called The Honeys. There's a brief 70s-80s agit-pop triple bill, and we close on XTC's psyche pastiche "My love explodes."
  1. Love Is A Beautiful Thing    The Young Rascals You Better Run 7"    1966    Atlantic
  2. Never My Love    The Association    Along Came...    1967    Warner
  3. Wings Of Love     Nirvana UK    The Story Of Simon Simopath    1967    Island
  4. Hard Coming Love    The United States Of America    The United States Of America    1967    CBS
  5. Love Can Fall a Long Way Down    The Beau Brummels    Bradley's Barn    1968    Warner
  6. Love Me    Dudley Moore    Bedazzled (OST)    1968    London
  7. Love    Margo Guryan    Take A Picture    1968    Oglio
  8. I Loved A Lass    Pentangle    Sweet Child    1968    Transatlantic
  9. Love Song With Flute (Mono)    Caravan    Caravan    1969    Verve
  10. I Know You Love Me Not    Julie Driscoll    Jules & Brian    1969    Polydor
  11. I Have Known Love    Silver Apples    Contact    1969    Kapp
  12. Falling In Love    American Spring    It's Not That Bad    1973    Columbia
  13. Love und romance    The Slits    Cut    1979    Island
  14. Love You Love You    Yachts    Yachts    1979    Radar
  15. No Love Lost    Polyrock    Polyrock    1980    RCA
  16. My Love Explodes    The Dukes of the Stratosphear    25 o'clock    1985    Virgin

Nov 12, 2011

Hate



 
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We stir up powerful feelings this week with a programme about hate. Many things incur the wrath of this week's songwriters: school, children, the city, friends, work, rock and roll, even the universe. A somewhat predictable bulge in the play list around the end of the 1970s, with a few punks expressing their grievances, in various shades of mockney. 

  1. Hate To See You Go    The Paul Butterfield Blues Band    Original Lost Elektra Sessions    1964    Elektra
  2. I Hate You    Monks    Black Monk Time    1966    Polydor
  3. Thin Line Between Love & Hate    The Persuaders    7"    1971    Atco
  4. Hate and War    The Clash    The Clash    1977    CBS
  5. I Hate School    The Suburban Studs    7"    1978    Pogo
  6. I Hate the Universe    The Cravats    Burning Bridges 7"    1979    Small Wonder
  7. Hate Of The City    Cockney Rejects    Greatest Hits Vol. 2    1980    EMI
  8. I Hate Children    The Adolescents    The Adolescents    1981    Frontier
  9. Hate    Talk Talk    The Party's Over    1982    EMI
  10. Hate Paper Doll    Hüsker Dü    Flip Your Wig    1985    SST
  11. Hate Your Friends    The Lemonheads    Hate Your Friends    1985    Taang!
  12. Hated Chinee    Rapeman    Two Nuns and a Pack Mule    1989    Touch & Go
  13. We Hate It When Our Friends Become Famous    Morrissey    Your Arsenal    1992    HMV
  14. Love and hate you    Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark    Liberator    1993    Virgin
  15. I Hate Rock & Roll    The Jesus And Mary Chain    Munki    1998    Creation
  16. I Hate My Job    Butthole Surfers    Humpty Dumpty LSD    2002    Latino Buggerveil
  17. No More I Hate You's    The Television Personalities    My Dark Places    2006    Domino
  18. Hate it Here    Wilco    Sky Blue Sky    2007    Nonesuch

Nov 5, 2011

Do wah diddy la dum dip de woo



 
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This week, we take a listen to 20-odd years of nonsense titles and unfinished lyrics in 55 minutes of la-la-las, diddy-wah-ditties and shang-a-langs. Clearly, some obvious omissions, such as the Bay City Rollers, not least because they're crap. But we do have the thrilling second single by The Small Faces "Sha la la la lee" and the gumbo-stained Loop Garoo by Dr John, as well as the seminal "Do the Du" by A Certain Ratio.
  1. Da Doo Ron Ron    The Crystals    7"    1963    Philles
  2. Um, Um, Um, Um, Um    Major Lance    7"    1964    Okeh
  3. Diddy Wah Diddy    Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band    A&M Sessions    1966    A&M
  4. Higgle-Dy-Piggle-Dy    Monks    Black Monk Time    1966    Polydor
  5. Wowie Zowie    The Mothers of Invention    Freak Out!    1966    Verve
  6. Sha La La La Lee    The Small Faces    7"    1966    Immediate
  7. Bang Shang A Lang    Archies    7"    1968    Calendar
  8. Dur Dur Dur    Barney Wilen and His Amazing Free Rock Band    Dear Prof. Leary    1968    MPS
  9. La-La La-La    Dale Hawkins    LA, Memphis & Tyler, Texas    1969    Bell
  10. Rocket Reducer N. 62 (Rama Lama Fa Fa Fa)    MC5    Kick Out The Jams    1969    Elektra
  11. Riki Tiki Tavi    Donovan    Open Road    1970    Epic
  12. Loop Garoo    Dr. John    Remedies    1970    Atco
  13. Yada Yada La Scala    Dory Previn    Mythical Kings And Iguanas    1971    United Artists
  14. Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep    Middle Of The Road    7"    1971    RCA
  15. Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)    The Rolling Stones    Goats Head Soup    1973    Decca
  16. Fa Cé-La    The Feelies    Crazy Rhythms    1980    Stiff
  17. Do The Du    A Certain Ratio    12"    1981    Factory
  18. Do Dada    The Dance    New York Noise 1 (1978-1982)    2003    Soul Jazz

Oct 29, 2011

Pick of the season (6)


 
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This is, I think, the end of season six of TUWSJ. And by my reckoning, that's 146 programmes. So, as is customary, here is 55 minutes of songs that didn't quite fit into the themes of previous shows and songs often played on the jog wheels of steel at Johns Towers over the past three months.
  1. Dimming of the day    Richard & Linda Thompson    Pour Down Like Silver    1975    Island
  2. Superfly    Curtis Mayfield    Superfly (OST)    1972    Curtom
  3. Uskudar    Mustafa Ozkent Orchestra    Mustafa Ozkent Orchestra - Genclik Elele    1970   
  4. Talking Loud And Clear    Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark    Junk Culture    1984    Virgin
  5. Walking in the sea    Eden Rose    On the Way to Eden    1969    Katema
  6. Moonshake    Can    Future Days    1973    United Artists
  7. Superspace    Quickspace Supersport            Kitty Yo
  8. I'll Come Running    Lulu    7"    1964    Parot
  9. Looking At You    MC5    Back In The USA    1970    Atlantic
  10. Vinte e seis anos de vida normal    Marcos Valle    Garra    1971    EMI
  11. Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others    The Smiths    The Queen Is Dead    1986    Rough Trade
  12. Strategy    Archie Bell & The Drells    Strategy    1979    Philadelphia International
  13. Right Place Wrong Time    Dr. John    In The Right Place    1973    Atco
  14. Halloween    Dead Kennedys    Plastic Surgery Disasters    1982    Alternative Tentacles
  15. House of Glass    The Glass Family    Electric Band    1968    Warner

Oct 22, 2011

Futures and Pasts





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The past is the future this week on TUWSJ. 55 minutes of retro-futurism in the classic modernist mold. A few first timers this week, including Simon Dupree and, surprisingly, Robyn Hitchcock. Also, a couple of old stalwarts, namely The Fall and Curtis Mayfield.
  1. Our Past Life    Wipers    Over The Edge    1983    Brain Eater
  2. The Past And The Future    The Purple Persians    7"        Galactic
  3. How Many Days Have Passed    Clear Light    Clear Light    1967    Elektra
  4. Part Of My Past    Simon Dupree And The Big Sound    7"    1968    Parlophone
  5. From Past Archives    Family    Family Entertainment    1969    Reprise
  6. Living In The Past    Jethro Tull    7"    1969    Island
  7. The Past and Pending    The Shins    Oh, Inverted World    2001    Sub Pop
  8. Futures And Pasts    The Fall    Live At The Witch Trials    1978    Step Forward
  9. Passport to the Future    Jean-Jacques Perrey    Moog Indigo    1970    Vanguard
  10. The Future Wont Be Long    Spirogyra    St.Radigunds    1971    B&C
  11. Future Shock    Curtis Mayfield    Back to the World     1973    Curtom
  12. Pretending To See The Future    Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark    Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark    1980    Virgin
  13. Selling Out Your Future    The Selecter    Celebrate the Bullet    1981    Chrysalis
  14. Stranded In The Future    Robyn Hitchcock    While Thatcher Mauled Britain Part 1    2007    Yep Roc
  15. Just the Past    Peter Bjorn and John    Living Thing    2009    Wichita

Oct 15, 2011

Action, reaction!






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This week on TUWSJ, it's time to act (then react). I'm not sure how I would put the theme of this week's show any more succinctly. 
  1. Heavy Action (theme from Superstars)    Johnny Pearson        1973    BBC
  2. I'll Keep Holding On    The Action    7"    1966    Parlophone
  3. Chain Reaction    The Spellbinders    7"    1966    CBS
  4. Action Woman    The Litter    7"    1967    Scotty
  5. Psychotic Reaction    Brenton Wood    Gimme Little Sign    1967    Liberty
  6. Volcanic Action    Challengers            
  7. Reaction    Hot Water            
  8. Jam for World In Action    Jonathon Weston/Shawn Phillips            ITV
  9. Reaction    Junior Delgado    7"    1975 
  10. Ethnic Fight UK
  11. Action    The Sweet    7"    1975    RCADelayed Reaction    The Rogers Sisters    Purely Evil    2002    Trouble Man
  12. Shake Some Action    Flamin' Groovies    Shake Some Action    1976    Sire
  13. Bad guy reaction    Rezillos    Can't stand the Rezillos    1978    Sire
  14. Time For Action    Secret Affair    7"    1978    I Spy
  15. Titanic (my over) Reaction    999    999    1978    UA
  16. Hormones In Action    The Neat    7"    1980    NeatBeat
  17. Negative Reaction    Fuck-Ups    FU82 EP    1982    Fowl
  18. Solid Gold Easy Action    Marc Bolan & T. Rex    7"    1972    EMI
     

Oct 8, 2011

Hair force





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A feud has rent the Amish community of Ohio asunder, caused, apparently by a spiritual dispute. Members of a splinter group of the cult have been kidnapping their brethren (and cousin-en and mother-sister-en) and cutting off beards and hair to express their anger. So, tos week is all about hair.
  1. Amish Town, Lynn "Chirps" Smith, Down in little Egypt, 2003, Vigortone
  2. Almost Cut My Hair, Crosby, Still, Nash & Young, Déjà Vu, 1970, Atlantic
  3. Long Hair Soulfull, The National Gallery, The National Gallery (Performing Interpretations of the Paintings of Paul Klee), 1968, Philips
  4. Golden Hair, Syd Barrett, The Madcap Laughs, 1970, Harvest
  5. Pretty Golden Hair, Al Stewart , Bed-Sitter Images, 1967, CBS
  6. On My Mind, Mustache Wax, On My Mind 7", 1965, Inner
  7. Mustache Wax, The Flat Iron String Band, The Flat Iron String Band, 2009, Yodel-Ay-Hee
  8. The age of aquarius, London Cast, Hair (Original London Cast) , 1968, Universal Distribution
  9. The Girl With The Sun In Her Hair, John Barry, Music For The Sunsilk Commercial, 1967, CBS
  10. Lemon Haired Ladies, Dory Previn, Mythical Kings And Iguanas, 1971, United Artists
  11. Long Hair Music, The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, The Impossible Dream, 1974, Vertigo
  12. Gippy Get Your Hair Cut, Kessinger Brothers, Kessinger Brothers Vol. 3 (1929-1930), 1997, Document
  13. The Hair Shirt, The Birthday Party, The Birthday Party, 1980, Missing Link
  14. Cut Your Hair, Pavement, Crooked Rain, 1994, Matador
  15. My Impure Hair, Blonde Redhead, 23, 2007, 4AD

Oct 1, 2011

Rates mates




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This week – after many minutes spent fiddling with the new-look facebook and having decided that it's quite rubbish – the theme of the show is friends (the Rembrandts will not be played, nor will anything from the Beach Boys' record above).
  1. A Friend Of Mine, The Geminis, 7", 1966, (from the compilation One Kiss Can Lead To Another: Girl Group Sounds, Lost And Found, Disc 2, Rhino)
  2. My Friend Jack, The Smoke, It's Smoke Time, Island, 1966
  3. No Friend Of Mine, The Sparkles, 7", Hickory, 1967 (from the compilation Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era, Disc 2, Rhino)
  4. Friends and Lovers, Spider John Koerner, Running, Jumping, Standing Still, Elektra, 1967
  5. All of My Friends Were There, The Kinks, 1967, The Kinks are the Village Green Preservation Society, Pye
  6. Friends Of Mine, The Zombies, Odessey & Oracle, Decca, 1968
  7. Friends, Thoughts and Words, Thoughts and Words, Liberty, 1969
  8. All my Friends are Back Again, Al Jones, Jonesville, The Village Thing, 1972
  9. Thank You Friends, Big Star, Third, Ardent, 1974
  10. Friends Of Mine, Buzzcocks, Spiral Scratch, New Hormones, 1977
  11. Farewell My Friend, Dennis Wilson, Pacific Ocean Blue, Caribou, 1977
  12. Are Friends Electric, Gary Numan, 7", Beggars Banquet, 1985
  13. We're Just Friends, Wilco, Summerteeth, Reprise, 1999
  14. Meet Some Friends, International Pony, We Love Music, Skint, 2002
  15. All My Friends, Pavement, Crooked Rain, Matador, 2004
  16. Friends, Dinosaur Jr, Farm, DHZ, 2009
  17. Friends They Are Jewels, Iron & Wine, Around The Well, Sub Pop, 2009

Sep 24, 2011

Lifght Fantastic


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This week, we celebrate the as-yet uncorroborated experiment at the CERN laboratory that fired particles faster than the speed of light. This week's programme is about light and particles and such. I never really liked British Sea Power when I lived in the same town and saw them a few times – I still don't. But this opening song is pretty nice.
  1. Atom, British Sea Power, Do You Like Rock Music?, 2008
  2. 2000 Light Years From Home, The Rolling Stones, Their Satanic Majesties Request, Decca, 1967
  3. Places of Light, Brainticket, Cottonwoodhill, Bellaphon, 1971
  4. Faster and Faster, Eden Rose, On the Way to Eden, Katema, 1969
  5. Into The Atom Age, XTC, White Music, Virgin, 1978
  6. Guiding Light, Television, Marquee Moon, Elektra, 1977
  7. I See The Light, The Five Americans, 7", 1965 (from the compilation Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era, Disc. 2, Rhino)
  8. Light Is Faster Than Sound, Janis Joplin, Big Brother And The Holding Company, 1967
  9. Light Flight, Pentangle, Basket Of Light, Transatlantic, 1969
  10. Light, Amon Düül II, Carnival in Babylon, United Artists, 1972
  11. White Light, Gene Clark, White Light, A&M, 1971
  12. Eternal Light, Teenage Fanclub, A Catholic Education, Paperhouse, 1990
  13. Superspace, Quickspace Supersport, Kitty Yo
  14. I Saw The Light, Todd Rundgren, Something/Anything?, Bearsville, 1972

Sep 17, 2011

Random



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I let shuffle take control of the play list this week because, frankly, I didn't have any ideas. I was fairly pleased with what it selected.
  1. The Needle And The Damage Done, Neil Young, Harvest, Reprise
  2. The Perfect Needle, The Telescopes, Taste, What Goes On, 1989
  3. You'll have to go sideways, The Soft Boys, Underwater Moonlight, 1980
  4. On Your Radio, Joe Jackson, This Is It, A&M, 1997
  5. Please, Please, Please, The Who, The Who Sings My Generation, Brunswick, 1966
  6. Willie and the Hand Jive, Johnny Otis, 7", 1959
  7. That's When The Tears Start, The Blossoms, Good, Good Lovin' 7", Reprise, 1965
  8. I See You, The Byrds, Fifth Dimension, Columbia, 1966
  9. A House Is Not A Motel, Love, Forever Changes, Elektra, 1967
  10. Don't go away, Margo Guryan, Take A Picture, Oglio, 1968
  11. Little Hands, Skip Spence, Oar, Columbia, 1969
  12. Life On Mars, David Bowie, Hunky Dory, RCA, 1971
  13. One Morning, Brainticket, Psychonaut, Bellaphon, 1971
  14. Dream Lover, Big Star, Third, Ardent, 1974
  15. Lost Lover Blues, John Renbourn, Another Monday, Transatlantic, 1967
  16. Streets Of Baltimore, Gram Parsons, G.P., Reprise, 1973
  17. Self Preservation Society, Quincy Jones, The Italian Job

Sep 10, 2011

Fruits

Here is a weird picture of a middle-aged man dressed as Carmen Miranda
(He is actually a motivational speaker)


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You may scoff at the choice of theme this week, but a brief look at the back catalog of fruit-related tunes throws up some rather tasty tracks. Excuse the two horrendous puns – I couldn't resist.
  1. Letter full of tears, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Letter full of tears 7", Fury, 1961
  2. Ironside, Quincy Jones, Ironside (OST), NBC, 1967
  3. Motorcycle Irene, Moby Grape, Wow, Columbia, 1968
  4. I Have Known Love, Silver Apples, Contact, Kapp, 1969
  5. Go All The Way, The Raspberries, Greatest Hits, Capitol, 1972
  6. Part Of The Union, The Strawbs, Bursting At The Seams, A&M, 1973
  7. Brown Rice, Don Cherry and Charlie Haden, Brown Rice, EMI, 1975
  8. So 1950's, Cherry Vanilla, Bad Girl, RCA, 1978
  9. Shake Your Groove Thing, Peaches & Herb, Shake Your Groove Thing 7", Polydor, 1978
  10. The Modern Dance, Pere Ubu, The Modern Dance, Blank Records, 1978
  11. Rip it up, Orange Juice, Rip It Up, Polydor, 1982
  12. Since Yesterday, Strawberry Switchblade, Since Yesterday 7", WEA, 1985
  13. Happy Head, The Mighty Lemon Drops, Happy Head, Chrysallis, 1986
  14. Into Your Arms, The Lemonheads, Come on Feel the Lemonheads, Atlantic, 1993
  15. Bodyquest, Lemon Demon, 2010

Sep 3, 2011

The Mighty Wah Wah



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It's been 55 years since the invention of the wah-wah pedal by Brad Plunkett for the Warwick company. So here are some songs featuring wah-wah. Some conspicuous absences, I know, such as Miles Davis and Nick Turner, but it's only a pretext to play some groovy numbers, not a history lesson.
  1. White Room, Cream, Wheels of Fire, Polydor, 1968
  2. Voodoo Chile (Slight Return), Jimi Hendrix, Electric Ladyland, Track, 1968
  3. 1969, The Stooges, The Stooges, Elektra, 1969
  4. Up on cripple creek, The Band, The Band, Capitol, 1969
  5. Rock n Roll The Joint, Twink, Think Pink, 1970
  6. Burcak, Mustafa Ozkent Orchestra, Genclik Elele, 1970
  7. Thank You For Letting Me Be Myself Again, Sly & The Family Stone, There's A Riot Going On, Epic, 1971
  8. Outta Space, Billy Preston, I Wrote a Simple Song, A&M, 1972
  9. Fencewalk, Mandrill, Composite Truth, Polydor, 1972
  10. Superfly, Curtis Mayfield, Superfly (OST), Curtom, 1972
  11. Inspiration Information, Shuggie Otis, Inspiration Information, Epic, 1974
  12. Get Up Offa That Thing, James Brown, 7", Polydor, 1976

Aug 27, 2011

With a name like that..




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An informal theme this week that if I'd have spent more time thinking about it, could have come up with something a little tighter. The theme is great bands with names that probably didn't do much to help them sell records. Imitation Electric Piano is not on the list, by the way.
  1. Sweet Young Thing, The Chocolate Watchband, 1967, Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era, Vol. 2, Rhino
  2. Incense And Peppermints, The Strawberry Alarm Clock, 1967, Incense And Peppermints, UNI
  3. Nevertheless, Eclection, 1968, Eclection, Elektra
  4. Holy Are You, The Electric Prunes, 1968, Release Of An Oath, Reprise
  5. Brief Encounter, Elephants Memory, 1968, Songs From Midnight Cowboy Plus..., Buddah
  6. Strangely Strange But Oddly Normal, Dr. Strangely Strange, 1969, Kip of the Serenes, Island
  7. Afterwards, Van der Graaf Generator, 1969, The Aerosol Grey Machine, Phillips
  8. One Morning, Brainticket, 1971, Psychonaut, Bellaphon
  9. Heaven Heath, Mellow Candle, 1972, Swaddling Songs, Deram
  10. The Trumpton Riots, Half Man Half Biscuit, 1985, The Trumpton Riots, Probe Plus
  11. Talk About The Weather, Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, 1985, Talk About The Weather, Red Rhino
  12. Ricky, Butthole Surfers, 1988, Hairway to Steven, Touch & Go
  13. Holland, 1945, Neutral Milk Hotel, 1998, In the Aeroplane Over the Sea,
  14. Buried Pleasure, Sunburned Hand Of The Man, 2004, Rare Wood, Spirit of Orr
  15. I'm Getting Back Into Getting Back Into You, Silver Jews, 2005, Tanglewood Numbers, Drag City

Aug 20, 2011

Holidays in the sun


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Been on our hols this week near the sulphuric acid factory on the coast of the Marmara. Saw some dolphins, which were then scared off by some prat in a speedboat. Nice. Anyhow, here's a playlist about going on holiday.
  1. Summer In The City, Quincy Jones, 1969, I Heard That!, A&M
  2. Got To Get Away , The New York Public Library, 1968, Got To Get Away 7", MCA
  3. I'm Taking a Vacation from Love, Little Anthony & The Imperials, 1960, I'm Taking a Vacation from Love 7", End
  4. Let's go away for a while, The Beach Boys, 1966, Pet Sounds, Capitol
  5. Who Loves The Sun, The Velvet Underground, 1970, Loaded, Verve
  6. On Some Faraway Beach, Brian Eno, 1974, Here Come The Warm Jets, Island
  7. The holiday song, The Pixies, 1987, Come On Pilgrim, 4AD
  8. Captain's Holiday, Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band, 1974, Blue Jeans And Moonbeams, Virgin
  9. Holiday In Cambodia, Dead Kennedys, 1980, Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables, Alternative Tentacles
  10. Holiday In Waikiki, The Kinks, 1966, Face To Face, Pye
  11. Tropicalia, Caetano Veloso, 1968, Tropicália, Phillips
  12. Relax baby be cool, Serge Gainsbourg, 1979, Aux Armes et caetera, Phillips
  13. Sun Shade, Fairport Convention, 1968, Fairport Convention, Island
  14. Let's Go Swimming (Arthur Gibbons Mix), Arthur Russell, 2004, The World of Arthur Russell, Soul Jazz
  15. The Beach Party, Hot Chip, 2004, Coming On Strong, Moshi Moshi

Aug 13, 2011

TV OD

An obvious choice that I utterly overlooked. Drat.

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This week's show is inspired by the nefarious pleasures of watching hours and hours of American television. The playlist rather speaks for itself. Highlights are Broadcast's modern psyche classic "Pendulum" and Public Eney's nifty sampling of Slayer's "Angel of Death" in "She Watch Channel Zero." And I didn't even play the normal or the Stooges (an oversight on my part).
  1. The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, Gil Scott-Heron, 1974, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, Flying Dutchman RCA
  2. Pendulum, Broadcast, 2003, Ha Ha Sound, Warp
  3. Program, Silver Apples, 2000, Silver Apples, Kapp
  4. Television rules the nation, Daft Punk, 2005, Human after all, Virgin
  5. See No Evil, Television, 1977, Marquee Moon, Elektra
  6. Television Girl, Atlantics, 1979, Big City Rock, ABC
  7. The Glittering Prizes, Television Personalities, 1981, And Don't the Kids Just Love It, Rough Trade
  8. MTV Get Off The Air, Dead Kennedys, 1985, Frankenchrist, Alternative Tentacles
  9. Telstar, The Tornados, 1962, 7", Decca
  10. TV Set, The Cramps, 1980, Songs the Lord Taught Us, Illegal
  11. She Watch Channel Zero, Public Enemy, 1988, It Takes A Nation Of Millions to Hold Us Back, RQF-DMC
  12. Kill Your Television, Ned's Atomic Dustbin, 1991, God Fodder, Columbia
  13. Antichrist Television Blues, Arcade Fire, 2007, Neon Bible, Merge
  14. Television Man, Talking Heads, 1985, Little Creatures, Sire

Aug 6, 2011

Getting Hungry


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To commemorate the month-long festival of sleepless nights, horrific breath, smelly taxi drivers and irascible people, aka, Ramadan, this week's programme is about food. Yummy. We kick off with "Breakfast in America" by Supertramp. Is the lyric gunboat or gumbo? Either way, it makes little sense.
  1. Breakfast In America, Supertramp, Breakfast In America, A&M, 1979
  2. Eat At Home, Paul McCartney, Ram, Apple, 1971
  3. Ice Cream Machine, Biff Bang Pow!, Love Is Forever, Creation, 1988
  4. Hungry Planet, The Byrds, Untitled, Columbia, 1970
  5. Hey Chicken, Loose Fur, Born Again In The USA, Drag City, 2006
  6. Lunch hour pops, Broadcast, Ha Ha Sound, Warp, 2003
  7. Soup Song, Robert Wyatt, Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard, Virgin, 1975
  8. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat, Bert Jansch & John Renbourn, Bert And John, Transatlantic, 1966
  9. Elanor's Cake (Which Ate Her), Kevin Ayers, Joy Of A Toy, Harvest, 1970
  10. Give Me Cornbread When I'm Hungry, John Fahey, Dance of Death & Other Plantation Favourites, Takoma, 1964
  11. Hunger child blues, Townes Van Zandt, Delta Momma Blues, Tomato, 1971
  12. Shucks, Lambchop, What Another Man Spills, Merge, 1998
  13. Steak & Black Onions, Rapeman, Two Nuns and a Pack Mule, Touch & Go, 1989
  14. Wined and Dined, Syd Barrett, Barrett, Harvest, 1970
  15. Food, Glorious Food, Lionel Bart, Oliver, Decca, 1968

Jul 31, 2011

Sax Appeal


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This weeks on TUWSJ, our special guest Alex Mazonowicz plays a selection of songs featuring an instrument he absolutely hates – the saxophone – but not as much as he hates saxophone puns. So this week's programme is called Sax Appeal.
  1. I can try, Sambassadeur, European, Labrador, 2010
  2. Papa's Got A Brand New Pig Bag, Pigbag, Papa's Got A Brand New Pig Bag, Y Records, 1981
  3. Coronado, Deerhunter, Halcyon Digest, 4AD, 2010
  4. Lord, Can You Hear Me?, Spacemen 3, Playing With Fire, Fire, 1989
  5. Talking Loud And Clear, Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark, Junk Culture, Virgin, 1984
  6. Re-Make/Re-Model, Roxy Music, Roxy Music, Island, 1972
  7. Collbosher, The Small Faces, Atumn Stone, Immediate, 1969
  8. Feel, Big Star, #1 Record, Ardent, 1972
  9. Bang a Gong (Get it on), Marc Bolan & T. Rex, 7", Fly, 1971
  10. Quality Crayon Wax O.K., Essential Logic, Beat Rhythm News - Waddle Ya Pay?, Rough Trade, 1979
  11. Under Pressure (Feat. Michael Gira), Xiu Xiu, Women As Lovers, Kill Rock Stars, 2008

Jul 24, 2011

Hacked


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Scandal has rocked the foundations of the hitherto morally upright world of UK journalism. That august organ The News of the World is no more, after being caught snooping into the private lives of celebs, oh yes, and the voice messages of a murdered teenager. Classy.
  1. News Of The World, The Jam, 7", 1978, Polydor
  2. The Red Telephone, Love, Forever Changes, 1967, Elektra
  3. 867-5309 (Jenny), Tommy Tutone, 7", 1982, Columbia
  4. Call On Me, Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band, Safe As Milk, 1967, Buddah
  5. Hear My Call, Pentangle, The Pentangle, 1968, Transatlantic
  6. Roving Reporter, Alan Hawkshaw, The Big Beat, 1969, KPM
  7. Mind Your Own Business, Delta 5, 7", 1979, Rough Trade
  8. Sunday Papers, Joe Jackson, Look Sharp!, 1979, A&M
  9. Mobile line, The Holy Modal Rounders, The Moray Eel Eats the Holy Modal Rounders, 1969, Elektra
  10. Listen Learn Read On, Deep Purple, The Book Of Taliesyn, 1968, Harvest
  11. Call On Me, Barbara Mercer, 7" , , Sidra
  12. Party Line, The Kinks, Face To Face, 1966, Pye
  13. Hear Me Calling [Single Version], Ten Years After, 1969 Stonedhenge, 1969, Decca
  14. World News, Local Natives, Gorilla Manor, 2009,
  15. Murdoch, Trees, On The Shore, 1970, Island
  16. Hanging On The Telephone, Blondie, Parallel Lines, 1978, Chrysallis


Jul 16, 2011

Bastille Day (Repeat)

Dear listeners,

Due to a technical fault at Johns Towers, we were unable to bring you this week's edition of TUWSJ. Instead, here's a repeat of the Bastille Day programme from last year.



Jul 9, 2011

Time


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This week's theme is time. Time, like sleep, is an increasingly valuable commodity at Johns Towers of late, what with the arrival of young Master Johns: the time to do things like put you trousers on before lunch, the time to eat lunch at all, but also the time to stop and appreciate what's going on around you. Some classy tunes his week, but I particularly like Plato and Philosopher's "Thirteen O'clock Flight To Psychedelphia" for the title alone.
  1. Time, Neon Boys, Neon Boys + Richard Hell and the Voidoids, 1973, Shake
  2. I just wasn't made for these times, The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, 1966, Capitol
  3. A Forest, The Cure, Seventeen Seconds, 1980, Fiction
  4. Futures And Pasts, The Fall, Live At The Witch Trials, 1978, Step Forward
  5. Amateur hour, Joe Jackson, I'm the Man , 1979, A&M
  6. Wednesday Week, Costello, Elvis & the Attractions, Armed Forces, 1978, Radar
  7. I'm Five Years Ahead Of My Time, The Third Bardo, 7", 1967, Roulette
  8. 2000 Light Years From Home, The Rolling Stones, Their Satanic Majesties Request, 1967, Decca
  9. Thirteen O'Clock Flight To Psychedelphia, Plato & The Philosophers, 1967, Fairyland
  10. 25 o'clock, The Dukes of the Stratosphear, 25 o'clock, 1985, Virgin
  11. In My Hour Of Darkness, Gram Parsons, Grievous Angel, 1973, Reprise
  12. Reelin In The Years, Steely Dan, Can't Buy A Thrill, 1973, ABC
  13. Two Weeks Since You've Gone, Scott Walker, Scott 3, 1969, Phillips
  14. Turn Back The Hands Of Time, Tyrone Davis, 7", 1970, Dakar
  15. Hear Me Calling [Single Version], Ten Years After, 1969 Stonedhenge, 1969, Decca
  16. The Story Waits For No One, The Week That Was, The Week That Was, 2008, Memphis Industries

Jul 2, 2011

Questions


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So many questions, so few answers. This week's show asks many and answers none. Opening with the Woolies smash "Who do you love?" we ask "How does it feel?" "what do I get?" and "hein?" which apparently means eh?
  1. Who Do You Love?, The Woolies, 7", 1966, Dunhill
  2. What Shall I Do?, Frankie & The Classicals, 7", 1967, Calla
  3. Where Have All The Good Times Gone?, The Kinks, The Kink Kontroversy, 1965, Pye
  4. How Does It Feel?, The Creation, We Are Painter Men, 1967, Hit-Ton
  5. How Do I Know?, Vashti Bunyan, Some Things Just Stick In Your Mind, 1964, Fat Cat
  6. Why Not Your Baby?, Dillard & Clark, The Fantastic Expedition Of Dillard & Clark, 1968, A&M
  7. Who Knows Where The Time Goes?, Fairport Convention, Unhalfbricking, 1969, Island
  8. Is She Waiting?, McDonald & Giles, McDonald & Giles, 1970, Island
  9. Who Are The Mystery Girls?, New York Dolls, Too Much Too Soon, 1974, Mercury
  10. What Do I Get?, Buzzcocks, Singles Going Steady, 1979, United Artists
  11. Is She Really Going Out With Him, Joe Jackson, Look Sharp!, 1978, A&M
  12. Hein?, Tom Zé, Estudando o Samba, 1978, Continental
  13. What In The World?, The Dukes of the Stratosphear, 25 o'clock, 1985, Virgin
  14. Where Is My Mind?, Pixies, Surfer Rosa, 1988, 4AD
  15. What Difference Does It Make?, The Smiths, The Smiths, 1984, Rough Trade
  16. Can You Do That Dance?, Pink Mountaintops, Pink Mountaintops, 2004, Jagjaguwar

Jun 25, 2011

Parental guidance


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This week, in yet another Master Johns-inspired play list, we listen to 55 minutes of songs about mothers and fathers. Daw.... We close on a classic from the vaults, "Our fathers." Now, behave or I'll send you to bed without any tea!
  1. Bok To Bach, Fathers Angels, 7", 1968, MGM
  2. Rag momma rag, The Band, The Band, 1969, Capitol
  3. Hungry Freaks, Daddy, The Mothers of Invention, Freak Out!, 1966, Verve
  4. Mama Roux, Dr. John, Gris-Gris, 1969, Atco
  5. Father's Name Was Dad, Fire, Nuggets II: Original Artyfacts From The British Empire And Beyond, 1967, Decca
  6. Every Mothers Son, Humble Pie, Town And Country, 1969, Immediate
  7. Dada Was Here, Soft Machine, Volume Two, 1968, ABC/Probe
  8. Your Mama Wants Ya Back, Betty Davis, They Say I'm Different, 1974, Just Sunshine
  9. Daddy's Song, The Monkees, Head, 1968, Colgems
  10. Mother's Red Light, Buzzy Linhart, Music, 1970, Eleuthera
  11. Son Of My Father, Chicory Tip , 7", 1972,
  12. Mama, Here Comes The Preacher, Doug Anderson, Chains and Black Exhaust, 2002, Memphix
  13. Daddy You Gotta Him In, The Satisfactions, One Kiss Can Lead To Another: Girl Group Sounds, Lost And Found - Disc 3, 2005, Rhino
  14. Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys, Willie Nelson, One Hell of A Ride, 1978, Columbia
  15. How Can I Tell My Mom & Dad?, The Lovelites, One Kiss Can Lead To Another: Girl Group Sounds, Lost And Found - Disc 3, 2005, Rhino
  16. Our Fathers, Stump, Quirk Out, 1986, Stuff

Jun 18, 2011

Sleep



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This week's programme is all about a very scarce commodity of late in Chateau Johns: sleep. Since the arrival of Master Johns, Mrs. Johns and I have been on the Guantanamo side of sleep deprived. I can see how effective it is as a mode of torture.
  1. I'm Only Sleeping, The Beatles, 1966, Revolver, Parlophone
  2. Dreaming, Cream, 1966, Fresh Cream, Reaction
  3. I'm a Sleeper, The Beau Brummels, 1968, Bradley's Barn, Warner
  4. Through The Morning, Through The Night, Dillard & Clark, 1969, The Fantastic Expedition Of Dillard & Clark, A&M
  5. Someone's Sleeping, John Phillips, 1970, John The Wolfking of L.A., Dunhill
  6. Nettle bed, Soft Machine, 1973, 7, CBS
  7. Nightime, Alex Chilton, 1974, 19 Years: A Collection Of Alex Chilton, Rhino
  8. Dreamer, Dennis Wilson, 1977, Pacific Ocean Blue, Caribou
  9. Dreamer, Supertramp, 1975, Crime Of The Century, A&M
  10. (Don't Go Back To) Rockville, R.E.M., 1985, Fables of the Reconstuction, IRS
  11. (You're) Safe in Your Sleep (From This Girl), My Bloody Valentine, 1987, Ecstacy, Lazy
  12. Bed is for sleeping, Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, 2005, Superwolf, Drag City
  13. Good Night Baby, The Butterflys, 2005, One Kiss Can Lead To Another: Girl Group Sounds, Lost And Found - Disc 4, Rhino
  14. Burn That Broken Bed, Calexico and Iron & Wine, 2005, In The Reins, Overcoat
  15. Never as Tired as When I'm Waking Up, LCD Soundsystem, 2005, LCD Soundsystem, DFA

Jun 11, 2011

Art attack

Rather pleasingly, this is the first image that appears when you type "art" into Google image search.

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The theme this week is art. For no particular reason other than it throws up some interesting song choices. One of them is a sweet love song by Teenage Fanclub called "Every Picture I paint," from my favourite TF record A Catholic Education. D. Bowie gets another outing this week with "Andy Warhol" (minus the irritating studio banter), which apparently Andy Warhol didn't like. And we close with one of my least favourite bands, The Stone Roses. It's a nice song, however.
  1. Art For Art's Sake, 4:22, 10cc, 1976, How Dare You!, Mercury
  2. Andy Warhol, 3:57, David Bowie, 1971, Hunky Dory, RCA
  3. Painter Man, 2:54, The Creation, 1967, We Are Painter Men, Hit-Ton
  4. Pictures Of Matchstick Men, 3:12, Status Quo, 1968, Nuggets II: Original Artyfacts From The British Empire And Beyond, 1964-1969, Pye
  5. Canvas, 2:33, Brian Bennett, 2004, Instro-Hipsters A Go-Go! Vol. 4, Past & Present
  6. Take-off artist song, 2:36, The Holy Modal Rounders, 1969, The Moray Eel Eats the Holy Modal Rounders, Elektra
  7. Every Picture I Paint, 3:24, Teenage Fanclub, 1990, A Catholic Education, Paperhouse
  8. Ritual 1, 2:11, The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band, 1968, Volume 3: A Child's Guide to Good and Evil, Reprise
  9. In The Land Of The Few, 3:58, Love Sculpture, 1968, Nuggets II: Original Artyfacts From The British Empire And Beyond 1964-1969, Parlophone
  10. The Theme, 6:12, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, 1955, At the Cafe Bohemia. Volume One, Blue Note
  11. Pablo Picasso, 4:22, The Modern Lovers, 1976, Modern Lovers, Beserkley
  12. Painting Box, 4:04, Incredible String Band, 1967, The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The Onion, Elektra
  13. Breaking Lines, 2:57, The Pastels, 1986, Truck Train Tractor 7" , Glass
  14. Take a picture, 3:09, Margo Guryan, 1968, Take A Picture, Oglio
  15. Made Of Stone, 4:17, The Stone Roses, 1989, The Stone Roses, Silvertone