Jun 4, 2011

Death disco

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Jack Kavorkian, aka, Dr Death, the pathologist who became an assisted suicide advocate, has gone to meet his maker. So this week, the playlist surrounds another popular theme in popular music - the end of life. Captain Beefheart makes a long overdue reappearance and it's possibly the first time D. Bowie has been on the turntable.

  1. My Name Is Death, Incredible String Band, 1967, The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The Onion, Elektra
  2. The Witch Doctor Life, Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band, 1982, Ice Cream for Crow, Virgin
  3. Get me away from here, I'm dying, Belle and Sebastian, 1996, If You're Feeling Sinister, Jeepster
  4. Time To Go, Buzzy Linhart, 1970, Music, Eleuthera
  5. Take Me To The Other Side, Spacemen 3, 1987, The Perfect Prescription, Fire
  6. My Death, Scott Walker, 1967, Scott, Phillips
  7. Rock 'n' roll Suicide, David Bowie, 1972, Ziggy Stardust, RCA
  8. Don't Die, Richard Hell and the Voidoids, 1973, Neon Boys/Richard Hell and the Voidoids, Shake
  9. Chrome Plated Suicide, The Flaming Lips, 1989, Telepathic Surgery, Restless
  10. Dead Man's Will, Calexico and Iron & Wine, 2005, In The Reins, Overcoat
  11. (Don't Worry) If There's a Hell Below, We're All Going to Go, Curtis Mayfield, 1970, Curtis, Curtom
  12. Monkey Gone to Heaven, Pixies, 1989, Doolittle, 4AD
  13. Afterwards, Van der Graaf Generator, 1969, The Aerosol Grey Machine, Phillips
  14. Dying Is Fine, Ra Ra Riot, 2008, The Rhumb Line, Barsuk

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