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


jonwaw said...

I've been getting a load of Speak Softly, Love(having just returned from Sicily) topped off with a dose of Poison Ivy by the Lambrettas.

Lord Jon Green

Simon Johns said...

A fine play list, Sir Jon.