Apr 27, 2013

Storm force

Storm Thorgerson

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This week, we listen to some of the music inside the album covers designed by Storm Thorgeson and the Hipgnosis design agency he co-founded with Aubrey Powell and later Peter Christopherson of Throbbing Gristle. Some of the designs were great, some of them were quite naff.
  1. Are You Receiving Me?    XTC    Go 2    1978    Virgin
  2. He's Gonna Step On You Again    John Kongos    Kongos    1972    Dawn
  3. Solsbury Hill    Peter Gabriel    Peter Gabriel    1977    Atco
  4. No Good Trying    Syd Barrett    The Madcap Laughs    1970    Harvest
  5. The Birth    Edgar Broughton Band    Edgar Broughton Band    1971    Harvest
  6. 10538 Overture    Electric Light Orchestra    The Electric Light Orchestra    1971    Harvest
  7. Rock n Roll The Joint    Twink    Think Pink    1970    Island
  8. I'm Mandy Fly Me    10cc    How Dare You!    1976    Mercury
  9. On The Run    Pink Floyd    Dark Side of the Moon    1973    EMI
  10. Hot on the Heels of Love    Throbbing Gristle    20 Jazz Funk Greats    1979    Industrial
  11. Murdoch    Trees    On The Shore    1970    Island
  12. The Sheriff    Emerson, Lake & Palmer    Trilogy    1972    Island
  13. God Gave Rock And Roll To You    Rod Argent    In Deep    1973    Epic

Apr 22, 2013

Richie Havens 1941-2013

Singer and guitar player Richie Havens opened the Woodstock festival. He has passed.

Apr 21, 2013

Apr 20, 2013

Leo Day

This is a photograph of somewhere called the Leander Club.
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This week's show is dedicated to young Master Johns. He is two. You can hear him say "Bye bye" at the end of the programme.A minor technical foul up meant that this week's and last week's shows were reversed.
  1. S.F. Sorrow Is Born    The Pretty Things    S.F. Sorrow Is Born    1968    Columbia
  2. Baby    Os Mutantes    Os Mutantes    1968    Polydor
  3. Aries: The Fire    The Zodiac    Cosmic Sounds    1967    Elektra
  4. Maybe I'm A Leo    Deep Purple    Machine Head    1972    EMI
  5. Reelin In The Years    Steely Dan    Can't Buy A Thrill    1973    ABC
  6. Come Sing Me A Happy Song...    Bert Jansch    Birthday Blues    1969    Transatlantic
  7. Son Of My Father    Chicory Tip     7"    1972    CBS
  8. Every Mothers Son    Humble Pie    Town And Country    1969    Immediate
  9. Double Barrel 007    Dave And Ansel Collins    7"        Techniques
  10. Jump    Van Halen    7"    1983    Warner
  11. Little Girl    Syndicate Of Sound    Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era, Vol. 2    1966    Rhino
  12. I Love You    Spacemen 3    Recurring    2000    Fire
  13. Leander    William Duckworth    Southern Harmony        
  14. Celebration Day    Led Zeppelin    Led Zeppelin III    1970    Atlantic
  15. Happy Birthday    Altered Images    7"    1982    

Apr 13, 2013


A scene from Jean-Luc Goddard's "Week-end"

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This week on TUWSJ, we celebrate the weekend. That is all.
  1. Friday On My Mind    The Easybeats    Nuggets II: Original Artyfacts From The British Empire And Beyond    1966    Liberty
  2. Gramme Friday    The Fall    Grotesque (After the Gramme)    1980   
  3. Friday Night    Dennis Wilson    Pacific Ocean Blue    1977    Caribou
  4. Friday Night, Saturday Morning     The Specials        2010   
  5. Drive In Saturday    David Bowie    Aladdin Sane    1973    ÜberStandard -
  6. Saturday Sun    Nick Drake    Five Leaves Left    1969    Island
  7. Baron Saturday    The Pretty Things    S.F. Sorrow Is Born    1968    Columbia
  8. A Sunday Kind Of Love    Etta James    The Essential Etta James       
  9. Sunday Morning Coming Down    Kris Kristopfferson    Kristofferson    1970    Monument
  10. Sunday Morning    Velvet Underground    The Velvet Underground & Nico    1967    Verve
  11. Sunday morning    Margo Guryan    Take A Picture    1968    Oglio
  12. Sunday Papers    Joe Jackson    Look Sharp!    1979    A&M
  13. Pleasant Valley Sunday    The Monkees        1967    RCA
  14. Everyday is Like Sunday    Morrissey    Bona Drag    1990    RCA
  15. Song for a Warrior (feat. Karen O)    Swans    The Seer    2012    Young Gods