Episode 63 – The Joys of the 12” (Part 2)

With wider grooves allowing for louder mixing and longer playing time than the traditional 7”, we’ve once again raided the collection at Squire Towers to take another look into the world of the 12’ single.

Playlist

  • Girls & Boys (Pet Shop Boys 12” Remix) – Blur
  • Letitgo (On The Cool-Out Tip Radio Edit) – Prince
  • Beggin You (Stone Corporation Vox) – Stone Roses
  • Asteroid (Antics Roadshow Mix) – Goldbug
  • Kelly Watch the Stars (Club Mix) – Air
  • Wild Wood (The Sheared Wood Remix) – Paul Weller v Portishead
  • Honey (Rollo & Sister Bliss Remix) – Moby
  • Swastika Eyes (Spectre Mix) – Primal Scream
  • Be There (Underdog Remix) – Unkle featuring Ian Brown
  • Starlight (Dub Version) – The Superman Lovers
  • Daydream (Bashment v KL Vocal Mix) – I Monster
  • How Do You Like Me Now? (Solo Remix) – The Heavy
  • I Didn’t See it Coming (Richard X Remix) – Belle & Sebastian

Episode 62 – David Bowie Made Me Gay

We once again welcome back Darryl Bullock to the show to talk about the themes covered in his book, David Bowie Made Me Gay, 100 Years of LGBT Music

Playlist

  • Sweet Soul Music – Arthur Conley
  • Pretty Baby – Billy Murray
  • Prove it On Me Blues – Ma Rainey
  • Let’s All Be Fairies – The Durium Dance Band
  • I’d Rather Be Spanish – Jean Malin
  • The Boy In The Boat – George Hannah
  • I’m Gonna Dance Wit De Guy Wot Brung Me – Frankie ‘Half Pint’ Jackson
  • I Love You Madly – Charlie & Ray
  • The Look Of Love – Dusty Springfield
  • Do You Come Here Often – The Tornados
  • Wild Things – Cris Williamson
  • Surfer Doll – Robert Helpmann
  • Any Other Way – Jackie Shane
  • I’maman – Jobriath
  • Leather – Smokey
  • 14 Year Old Me – K Anderson
  • Glad To be Gay (Secret Policeman’s Ball Version) – Tom Robinson

Episode 60 – The Squire Goes Stateside

The Squire recently paid a visit to the USA to take in some of the sights and sounds that country has to offer. Record shops were also visited and here are a selection of some of the tunes picked up along the way.

Playlist

  • Let’s Shake Hands – The White Stripes
  • Slow Down – Larry Williams
  • Talk To Me Baby – Townsel Sisters (with Berl Olswanger Orchestra)
  • Come & Get These Memories – Martha & The Vandellas
  • Shake & Finger Pop – Jr. Walker & The All Stars
  • And The Next Day Too – The Cowsills
  • Babe I’m Gonna Leave You – The Association
  • The Crystal Ship – The Joyride
  • Tin Soldier (Mono Mix) – The Small Faces
  • I Sing My Song – Dotti Holmberg
  • It’s A Good Day For A Parade – The Banana Splits
  • South Bound Strut – Howard Wales & Jerry Garcia
  • Top Your Night – Lorna & The Smokers
  • I’m Gonna Break Every Heart I Can – Eli “Paperboy” Reid & The True Lovers
  • Evil – Tom Jones
  • You’ve Got Nothing To Lose – Michael Kiwanuka
  • Oh Lord, What Have I Done? – Pedro Arevalo
  • Until We Meet Again – R. J. Howson

Episode 59 – The Joys of the 12” (Part 1)

With wider grooves allowing for louder mixing and longer playing time than the traditional 7”, we’ve raided the archive at Squire Towers to delve into the world of the 12’ single.

Playlist

  • Two Tribes (Annihilation Mix) – Frankie Goes To Hollywood
  • More, More, More (12” Mix) – Andrea True Connection
  • Enough Is Enough (12” Mix) – Barbra Streisand & Donna Summer
  • Tainted Love/Where Did Our Love Go – Soft Cell
  • Rapture (Special Disco Mix) – Blondie
  • Blue Monday – New Order
  • Axel F (The London Mix) – Harold Faltermeyer
  • Born in the US (Freedom Mix) – Bruce SpringsteenBronskie Beat – Smalltown Boy (12” Mix)
  • Walk Like an Egyptian (Extended Dance Mix) – The Bangles
  • Living Doll (The Disco Funk Get Up Get Down Go To The Lavatory Mix) – Cliff Richard & The Young Ones
  • The Race (12” Mix) – Yello
  • Talk Talk – Recycled
  • Tom’s Diner (12” Remix) – D.N.A (feat Suzanne Vega)

Episode 58 – Connections

Once again, we welcome Darryl Bullock to the Squire for a show where each song connects to the next as well as the one that went before.

Playlist

  • Jailhouse Rock (Single Version) – Elvis Presley
  • Boing (Original 7” version) – Wedding Present
  • The Pixies – Gigantic
  • Hayseed Dixie – Ace of Spades
  • XTC – All Along the Watchtower
  • Silver Song (1973 Single Version) – Anthony Phillips
  • Ringo’s Theme – This Boy (Mono Version) – George Martin
  • Burn My Candle (Live at Carnegie Hall 1964) – Shirley Bassey
  • Always the Sun – The Stranglers
  • A Heart Needs a Home (BBC Version) – Richard and Linda Thompson
  • Veronica – Elvis Costello
  • What’s New Pussycat – Tom Jones
  • Telstar – The Tornadoes
  • Hurdy Gurdy Man – Donovan
  • Ozone Baby – Led Zeppelin
  • Mr Crowley (Album Version) – Ozzy Osbourne
  • Ding Dong the Witch is Dead – Klaus Nomi
  • Liza Jane – Davie Jones with the King Bees
  • I Took A Trip On A Gemini Spaceship – The Legendary Stardust Cowboy
  • Jailhouse Rock (Soundtrack Version) – Elvis Presley

Episode 57 – Flying Vinyl Year 2

In this months episode, we take another look at Flying Vinyl, the record club that delivers to your door five pieces of freshly minted vinyl every month from up and coming musicians.

Playlist

  • Elodie – Ten Fe
  • Jigsaw – Telegram
  • Marsupilami  – Baywaves
  • What Did I Miss – Free Money
  • Smile More – Deep Vally
  • Rising Water – James Vincent McMorrow
  • Fun – Shrinking Minds
  • Be Somebody – Hidden Charms
  • It’s a Secret Life – Pavan
  • Right in front of me – Jaws
  • You Say People Say they don’t like me – Alex Lahey
  • Souvenirs – Swimming Tapes
  • Dopamine Fiend – DA7
  • Four Walls – The Bay Rays
  • Wages – Bad Sounds
  • Sing This – God Damn
  • Pilgrims – Johnny Lloyd
  • Lose My Mind – Lucia
  • Fun Garcon – The Van T’s
  • Shadow & Light – Martin Luke Brown
  • Anteros – Drunk
  • Boyfriend – Marika Hackman
  • Way It Goes – Hippo Campus
  • Peckham – Bad Parents
  • Never Start – Middle Kids

 

Episode 56 – The Works of Curt Boettcher (Part 2)

In this, the second of two shows showcasing the work of Curt Boettcher, we look at the projects he produced, performed on and the songs he wrote that were performed by other people.

Playlist

  • Spinning, Spinning, Spinning – Michele
  • Christina In My Dreams – Curt Boettcher
  • Better Times – The Brothers Cain
  • Where Do We Go Form Here? – Mother Love
  • Just One More Chance – The Hondells
  • Would You Like To Go – The Collage
  • Rest In Peace – Chad & Jeremy
  • Shame, Shame – Keith Colley
  • Another Time – Sagittarius
  • Just About The Same – The Millennium
  • Rupert White (7” Version) – Eternity’s Children
  • In My Room – Sagittarius
  • On & On She Goes – Sandy Salisbury
  • Everything Turns Out Right – Gary Usher
  • I Love You More Each Day – Curt Boettcher
  • I Call You My Rainbow – Curt Boettcher
  • Someone’s Final Song – Elton John
  • This Is Just To Let You Know – California Music
  • Sometimes – Curt Boettcher

Episode 55 – Hidden Hendrix

 

Jimi Hendrix is most famous for his guitar playing and fronting his own bands, but here we look at his work behind the scenes playing on other people sessions as well as sitting in the producers chair.

Playlist

  • Mercy, Mercy – Don Covay & The Goodtimes
  • I Don’t Know What You Got But It’s Got Me – Little Richard
  • Shotgun – Buddy & Stacey
  • Utee – Rosa Lee Brooks
  • I’m So Glad – Frank Howard and the Commanders
  • Move Over & Let Me Dance (Album Version) – The Isley Brothers
  • Help Me (Get That Feeling) Pt.1 – Ray Sharpe
  • (My Girl) She’s A Fox – The Icemen
  • That Little Old Groove Maker – Jimmy Norman
  • Sweet Thing – Billy Lamont
  • How Would You Feel – Curtis Knight & The Squires
  • Instant Groove – King Curtis
  • There Ain’t Nothing Wrong – The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  • So Much In Love (Mono Mix) – McGough & McGear
  • The Clown – Eire Apparent
  • Slow Walking Talk – Robert Wyatt
  • Let Me Love You – Jimi Hendrix & Lonnie Youngblood
  • Old Times Good Times – Stephen Stills
  • The Everlasting First – Love
  • Mojo Man – The Ghetto Fighters
  • You Can Anyone This Time Around – Timothy Leary
  • Miss Lady – Buddy Miles Express
  • Doriella Du Fontaine – Lightnin’ Rod

Episode 54 – Songs The Beatles Covered

The Beatles are more famous for the songs that they wrote themselves, but on their early releases, they filled out their LPs (and one EP) with songs written by other people. Here we look at the songs The Beatles covered.

Playlist

  • Anna (Go To Him) – Arthur Alexander
  • Chains – The Cookies
  • Boys – The Shirelles
  • Baby, It’s You – The Shirelles
  • A Taste Of Honey – Billy Dee Williams
  • Twist & Shout – The Top Notes
  • ‘Till I Met You – Eileen Wilson
  • Please Mr Postman – The Marvelettes
  • Roll Over Beethoven – Chuck Berry
  • You Really Got a Hold On Me – The Miracles
  • Devil In Her Heart – The Donays
  • Money (That’s What I Want) – Barrett Strong
  • Long Tall Sally – Little Richard
  • Slow Down – Larry Williams
  • Matchbox – Carl Perkins
  • Rock and Roll Music – Chuck Berry
  • Mr Moonlight – Dr Feelgood and the Interns (aka Piano Red)
  • Kansas City – Little Willie Littlefield
  • Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey – Little Richard
  • Words Of Love – Buddy Holly
  • Honey Don’t – Carl Perkins
  • Everybody’ Tryin’ To be My Baby – Rex Griffin
  • Act Naturally – Buck Owens & The Buckaroos
  • Dizzy, Miss Lizzy – Larry Williams
  • Bad Boy – Larry Williams
  • Maggie Mae – The Vipers Skiffle Group

Episode 53 – Alternative Guitar Heroes

When lists of great guitar players appear, they mostly include electric rock or blues players. Here are some players that don’t normally feature in such lists but do deserve to be recognised for their playing skills.

Playlist

  • Sabre Dance – Love Sculpture (feat. Dave Edmunds)
  • Minor Swing – Django Reinhardt
  • Asturias (Leyenda) – Andres Segovia
  • My Babe – Rick Nelson (feat. James Burton)
  • Anji – Davy Graham
  • Blackwater Side – Bert Jansch
  • Country Boy – Heads, Hands & Feet (feat. Alvin Lee)
  • Cello Song – Nick Drake
  • Little Bit of Sympathy – Robin Trower
  • Crossroads/You Can’t Catch Me – Stephen Stills
  • Gibson, Martin, Fender – The Pirates (feat. Mick Green)
  • While My Guitar Gently Weeps – The Jeff Healey Band
  • 1952 Vincent Black Lightning – Richard Thompson
  • Nervous Breakdown – Brad Paisley
  • Joy In Repetition – Prince & The New Power Generation