Oct 27, 2012

Beasts of Pop


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The theme this week is animals. (Have I done this before?)
  1. Good Night Baby    The Butterflys    Good Night Baby 7"    Red Bird    1964
  2. Catholic Day    Adam & The Ants    Dirk Wears White Sox    Do It    1979
  3. Wait For Tomorrow    The Barracudas    No Matter What You Do 7"    Smash    1968
  4. Leaving Here    The Birds    7"    Decca    1965
  5. Motorhead    Hawkwind    Warrior On The Edge Of Time    United Artists    1975
  6. Pythagoras's trousers    Penguin Cafe Orchestra    Penguin Cafe Orchestra    EG    1981
  7. Herstory    The Flying Lizards    The Flying Lizards    Virgin    1979
  8. Six Pack    Tortoise    Standards    Thrill Jockey    2001
  9. Long Title: Do I Have To Do This All Over Again    The Monkees    Head    Colgems    1968
  10. Sittin' On Top Of The World    Howlin' Wolf    The Real Folk Blues/More Real    Chess    1953
  11. Dressed In Black    The Pussycats    Dressd in Black 7"    Columbia    1966
  12. Austin Osmanspare    Bulldog Breed    Made in England    Decca    1969
  13. Signed Curtain    Matching Mole    Matching Mole    CBS    1972
  14. Mr. Soul    Buffalo Springfield    Again    Atco    1967
  15. Believe E. S. P.    Deerhoof    Friend Opportunity    Kill Rock Stars    2007
  16. Cellophane Woman    The Sopwith Camel    The Sopwith Camel    Kama Sutra    1967
  17. Bach Ze    The High Llamas    Snowbug    V2    1999

Terry Callier 1945-2012

Terry Callier RIP

Oct 20, 2012

Like, music

Sage advice

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This week's programme takes the word "like" as the theme. The, like, play list is literally below.
  1. I've Got A Girl (Who Looks Like A Queen) [Aka Standing On The Corner]    The Lyrics    7"    Goldwax   
  2. Love is Like An Itching In My Heart    Diana Ross & The Supremes    The Supremes A' Go-Go    Motown    1966
  3. Loving You Was Like A Party    Marlena Shaw    Anthology        1975
  4. Just Like Anything    Jackson C Frank    Jackson C Frank    Columbia    1965
  5. A Woman Like You    Bert Jansch    Birthday Blues    Transatlantic    1969
  6. Tell It Like It Is    Bill Fay    Time of the Last Persecution    Deram    1971
  7. When I See Mommy I Feel Like a Mummy    Captain Beefheart    Shiny Beast    Warner    1978
  8. You All Look Alike    The Byrds    Untitled    Columbia    1970
  9. The Good Humor Man He Sees Everything Like This    Love    Forever Changes    Elektra    1967
  10. What I Like About You    The Romantics    The Romantics    Nemperor    1980
  11. Just Like Honey     The Jesus & Mary Chain    Psychocandy    Blanco Y Negro    1985
  12. Lips Like Sugar    Echo & The Bunnymen    Echo & The Bunnymen    WEA    1987
  13. Place I Know/Kid Like You    Arthur Russell    World of Echo    Upside    1986
  14. I'd Like That    XTC    Apple Venus 1        1999
  15. Everyday is Like Sunday    Morrissey    Bona Drag    RCA    1990

Oct 13, 2012

How the mighty have fallen

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  1. As The World Rises And Falls    The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band    Volume 3: A Child's Guide to Good and Evil    Reprise    1968
  2. Catch Me Falling    The Lemon Pipers    Jungle Marmalade    Buddah    1968
  3. Love Can Fall a Long Way Down    The Beau Brummels    Bradley's Barn    Warner    1968
  4. Bound To Fall [bonus] [instrumental]    The Byrds    The Notorious Byrd Brothers    Columbia    1968
  5. Fallin' Ditch    Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band    Trout Mask Replica    Straight    1969
  6. I Fall Apart    Rory Gallagher    Rory Gallagher    Chrysalis    1971
  7. I Hope That I Don't Fall In Love With You    Tom Waits    Closing Time    Asylum    1973
  8. Falling In Love    American Spring    It's Not That Bad    Columbia    1973
  9. Fallen Angel    King Crimson    Red    Usland    1974
  10. Ever Fallen in Love?    Buzzcocks    Love Bites    United Artists    1978
  11. Falling And Laughing    Orange Juice    Falling And Laughing 7"     Postcard    1980
  12. You Can Fall    Broadcast    The Noise Made by People    Warp    2004
  13. Falling Leaves    Teenage Fanclub    Man-Made    PeMa    2005
  14. Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head    B.J. Thomas    Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head 7"    Sceptre    1969

Oct 6, 2012


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We're going through changes this week on Tighten Up. A few predictable choices, but they are still great tracks. The show opens, as it has many times before, with some classic soul and ends up with the arch-cool LCD Soundsystem.
  1. A Change Is Gonna Come    Sam Cooke    A Change Is Gonna Come 7"    RCA Victor    1964
  2. Money Won't Change You    Aretha Franklin    Lady Soul    Atlantic    1968
  3. Something's Changed    Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings    100 Days, 100 Nights    Daptone    2007
  4. Change    Donald Byrd    Places and Spaces    Blue Note    1975
  5. Them Changes    Buddy Miles    Them Changes    Mercury    1971
  6. I'd Love To Change The World    Ten Years After    A Space in Time    Chrysallis    1971
  7. The Times They Are A-Changin'    Bob Dylan    The Times They Are A-Changin'    Columbia    1964
  8. Change Is Now    The Byrds    The Notorious Byrd Brothers    Columbia    1968
  9. Change The World    Daevid Allen    Magick Brother    Actual/BYG    1969
  10. Changes    David Bowie    Hunky Dory    RCA    1971
  11. Something Better Change    The Stranglers    No More Heroes    United Artists    1977
  12. Girls Don't Change    The Hornets    Magazine Smile 7"    Bogus    1980
  13. Change Of Heart    Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers    Long After Dark    Backstreet    1982
  14. Changes    Black Sabbath    Vol.4    Vertigo    1972
  15. I Can Change    LCD Soundsystem    This Is Happening    DFA    2010

Oct 2, 2012

Big Jim Sullivan 1941-2012


Big Jim Sullivan has played his last session. A true giant of 20th Century British music, Sullivan appeared on more than one thousand charting songs as well as on the classic Histoire de Meldy Nelson by Serge Gainsbourg and the Jean-Claude Vannier orchestra.