Apr 26, 2014

Sweet sounds

The Sweet

After the come down off the toddler sugar high that is Easter, here's a play list of sweet sounds from over the decades. We start the programme with a few giants of 20th Century music, who established the template for the next 50 years.
  1. My Country Sugar Mama    Howlin' Wolf    7"    1964    Chess
  2. Sweet Sue    Miles Davis & John Coltrane    The Complete Columbia Recordings of Miles Davis with John Coltrane     1958    Blue Note
  3. Sugar Bowl    Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band    Unconditionally Guaranteed    1974    Virgin
  4. Sweet Wine    Cream    Fresh Cream    1966    Reaction
  5. Sugar Magnolia    The Grateful Dead    American Beauty    1970    Warner
  6. Candy Man    Dale Hawkins    LA, Memphis & Tyler, Texas    1969    Bell
  7. Pink Sugar Elephants    Vashti Bunyan    Some Things Just Stick In Your Mind    1966    Decca
  8. Sugar Babe    John Renbourn    Another Monday    1967    Transatlantic
  9. Sweet Child    Pentangle    Sweet Child    1968    Transatlantic
  10. Some Candy Talking    The Jesus & Mary Chain    Darklands    1987    Blanco Y Negro
  11. Lips Like Sugar    Echo & The Bunnymen    Echo & The Bunnymen    1987    WEA
  12. Sugar    My Bloody Valentine    December, with the Day 7"    1989    Creation
  13. Sugar Kane    Sonic Youth    Goo    1990    DGC
  14. Sweet 69    Pink Mountaintops    Pink Mountaintops    2004    Jagjaguwar

Apr 23, 2014


The sounds of Mother Russia this week. 
  1. Sympathy For The Devil    The Rolling Stones    Beggars Banquet    1968    Decca
  2. Supertzar    Black Sabbath    Sabotage    1975    NEMS
  3. From Russia With Love    The John Barry Orchestra with Matt Monroe    From Russia With Love (OST)    1963    United Artists
  4. Sputnik Thema    Die Sputniks    7"    1964    Amiga
  5. Back In The U.S.S.R.    The Beatles    The White Album    1968   
  6. Communist Daughter    Neutral Milk Hotel    In the Aeroplane Over the Sea    1998   
  7. Star City, Russia    Labradford    A Stable Reference    1995   
  8. Moscow    Orange Juice    The Glasgow School    2005    Domino
  9. Dominion - Mother Russia    Sisters Of Mercy    Floodland (Bonus Tracks)    1987    Pietia(lania) colection
  10. Agent Tremolo    Messer Chups    Black Black Magic    2002   
  11. Moscow Nights    The Feelies    Crazy Rhythms    1980    Stiff
  12. Apres Moi    Regina Spektor    Begin To Hope    2006   
  13. Russian Hill    Jellyfish    Spilt Milk (1993)    1993   

Apr 19, 2014

Louder than God

A godly playlist this week, to mark the approach of Easter.
  1. God Only Knows    The Beach Boys    Pet Sounds    1966    Capitol
  2. In The Prescence Of The Lord    Blind Faith    Blind Faith    1970    Polydor
  3. God    John Lennon    Plastic Ono Band    1971    Apple
  4. God Knows    Mike McDonald    7"    1971    RCA
  5. God Song    Matching Mole    Matching Mole's Little Red Record    1972    CBS
  6. God Gave Rock And Roll To You    Rod Argent    In Deep    1973    Epic
  7. Day I Met God    Adam & The Ants    Dirk Wears White Sox    1979    Do It
  8. Dear God    XTC    Skylarking    1987    Virgin
  9. God's Song    Etta James    Etta James    1973    Chess
  10. God's Own Singer    The Flying Burrito Brothers    Burrito Deluxe    1970    A&M
  11. Not A God    Th' Faith Healers    L'    1992    Too Pure
  12. Prayer to God    Shellac    1000 Hurts    2000    Touch & Go
  13. I Am The Resurrection    The Stone Roses    The Stone Roses    1989    Silvertone

Apr 12, 2014


My old school. No kidding. 

School's in this week. We skip class to listen to songs about the best years of our lives. Yeah, whatevs.
  1. Good Morning Little Schoolgirl    Muddy Waters    Folk Singer    1964    Chess
  2. Be True To Your School    Beach Boys    Little Deuce Coupe    1963    Capitol
  3. Teacher Teacher    Rockpile    Seconds Of Pleasure    1980    F-Beat
  4. My Old School    Steely Dan    Countdown To Ecstasy    1973    ABC
  5. 5 And 20 Schoolgirls    Daevid Allen    Magick Brother    1969    Actual/BYG
  6. Teacher    Jethro Tull    Benefit     1970    Island
  7. High School    MC5    Back In The USA    1970    Atlantic
  8. Terminal Preppie    Dead Kennedys    Plastic Surgery Disasters    1982    Alternative Tentacles
  9. Art School    The Jam    In The City    1977    Polydor
  10. I Hate School    The Suburban Studs    7"    1978    Pogo
  11. Hey High School Baby    Tav Falco    Behind The Magnolia Curtain     1981    Rough Trade
  12. The Headmaster Ritual    The Smiths    Meat Is Murder    1985    Rough Trade
  13. Schools Out 7"    Alice Cooper    Schools Out 7"    1976    Warner
  14. School At Night (Lullaby Music Box)    Goblin    Profondo Rosso    1975    Cinevox
  15. Boy From School    Hot Chip    The Warning    2006    EMI
  16. I Don't Like Mondays    The Boomtown Rats    I Don't Like Mondays 7"    1979    Ensign