Nov 24, 2012

Show 200

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Here it is: the 200th TUWSJ. It would have been 226th if I hadn't have taken a season off. So, without much pomp and circumstance, here a programme that commemorates the holiday of Thanksgiving in the US, where the family Johns are this week. 
  1.  I Am A Pilgrim    Kentucky Colonels    Appalachian Swing!    1964    World Pacific 
  2. Turkey In The Straw    Earl Scruggs and Lester Flatt            
  3. My Sweet Potato    Booker T & The MGs    The Complete Stax-Volt Singles 1959-1968    1991    Stax
  4. Thank You Friends    Big Star    Third    1974    Ardent
  5. Give It Away    The Chi-lites    Give It Away    1969    Brunswick
  6. Thanks    James Gang    Rides Again    1970    File
  7. Give Me Some Loving    The Spencer Davis Group    Give Me Some Loving 7"    1966    Fontana
  8. Thank You    Led Zeppelin    II    1969    Atlantic
  9. What can I give you?    Margo Guryan    Take A Picture    1968    Oglio
  10. Thank Goodness For The Rain    Peanut    One Kiss Can Lead To Another: Girl Group Sounds, Lost
  11. And Found - Disc 4    2005    Rhino
  12. Gimme Little Sign    Brenton Wood     Oogum Boogum        
  13. Thank U Very Much    The Scaffold        2000    
  14. I Give Up    Fugu    As Found    2005    3rd Side
  15. Thank You For Letting Me Be Myself Again    Sly & The Family Stone    There's A Riot Going On    1971    Epic
  16. Indian Giver    1910 Fruitgum Company    7"    1969    Buddah
  17. Box Of Rain    The Grateful Dead    American Beauty    1970    Warner
  18. Give Me Another Chance    Big Star    #1 Record    1972    Ardent 

Nov 17, 2012


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From the dawn of civilisation come tales of myth and legend. And what fertile ground did they provide the bards of modern times. This week the programme comprises tunes that make reference to Greek and Roman gods and characters from mythology.  
  1.  Hercules    Aaron Neville    Hercules    Mercury    197
  2.  Venus de Milo    Television    Marquee Moon    Elektra    1977
  3. Jason And The Argonauts    XTC    English Settlement    Virgin    1982
  4. Time Of The Season    The Zombies    Odessey & Oracle     Decca    1965
  5. Temporary Like Achilles    Bob Dylan    Blonde On Blonde    Columbia    1966
  6. Blues For The Muse    Incredible String Band    The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The Onion    Elektra    1967
  7. Tales Of Brave Ulysses    Cream    Disraeli Gears    Reaction    1967
  8. Diana (single)    Comus    E.P.    Dawn    1971
  9. The Four Horsemen    Aphrodite's Child    666    Vertigo    1972
  10. Song to the Siren    Tim Buckley    Starsailor    Straight    1970
  11. Jupiter's Pop Music    Peter Thomas    Raumpatrouille (Space Patrol)    Polydor    1996
  12. Some Velvet Morning    Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood    Some Velvet Morning 7"    Reprise    1968
  13. Thirteen O'Clock Flight To Psychedelphia    Plato & The Philosophers    New Folder    Fairyland    1967
  14. Hades Lady    Pop Levi    The Return to Form Black Magick Party       
  15. Burcak    Mustafa Ozkent Orchestra    Genclik Ile Elele        1973
  16. Give Me Some Loving    The Spencer Davis Group    Give Me Some Loving 7"    Fontana    1966
  17. Give It To Me Baby    Rick James           

Nov 10, 2012

About Face

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The key word for this week's show is "face." And her is a picture of Face from the A-Team.

Nov 3, 2012

Flower People

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Continuing with our short series of play lists inspired by nature, this week the key word is flowers. Pictured above is the legendary Derek Smalls singing "Listen to the Flower People."
  1. (Listen To The) Flower People    Spinal Tap    This Is Spinal Tap    1984    Polydor
  2. Daisy Glaze    Big Star    Radio City    1973    Ardent
  3. Dead Flowers    Townes Van Zandt    Road Songs    1993    Sugar Hill
  4. Magnolia    J.J. Cale    Naturally    1999    A&M
  5. Texas Rose Cafe    Little Feat    Sailin' Shoes    1972    Warner
  6. Wildwood Flower    The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band    Will The Circle Be Unbroken    1972    United Artists
  7. Mud In Your Eye    Les Fleur De Lys    Nuggets II: Original Artyfacts From The British Empire And Beyond    1966    Polydor
  8. Ramblin' Rose    MC5    Kick Out the Jams    1968    Elektra
  9. New Rose    The Damned    Damned Damned Damned    1977    Stiff
  10. feeling in the living    Eden Rose    On the Way to Eden    1969    Katema
  11. Daisy Temple    Serge Gainsbourg    Aux Armes et caetera    1979    Phillips
  12. Buttercup    Winston Scotland    Trojan Box Set: Jamaican Hits Disc 3    2000   
  13. King of Carrot Flowers Part 2 & 3    Neutral Milk Hotel    In the Aeroplane Over the Sea    1998   
  14. Sunflower    Low    Things We Lost in the Fire        Recorder: ACXtractor
  15. The First Picture Of You    Lotus Eaters    7"    1983    Sylvan
  16. Tiptoe Through the Tulips With Me    Tiny Tim    God Bless Tiny Tim    1968    Reprise