In the second of two shows with guest Darryl Bullock, we once again look at songs that you will not hear on the radio and the reasons why.
Kick Out The James – The MC5 (Uncensored Version) You’re Breaking My Heart – Harry Nilsson Fuck Off – Electric Chairs Working Class Hero – John Lennon GLC – The Menace The Man Don’t Give A Fuck – Super Furry Animals Animal (Fuck Like A Beast) – W.A.S.P. Song For The Dumped – Ben Folds Too Drunk To Fuck – Nouvelle Vague
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Little Willie – Sweet Only Women Bleed – Julie Covington Pictures Of Lilly – The Who Ohio – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Invisible Sun – The Police Dear God – XTC A Cry From The Heart – Father Francis Lorene Mann – Hide My Sin The Hostage Prayer – Pat Boone
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Death of Samantha (Single Edit) – Yoko Ono Shorty Blackwell – The Monkees Ringworm – Van Morrison He Hit Me (It Felt Like A Kiss) – The Crystals
In the first of two shows with regular guest Darryl Bullock, we take a look at songs that will not be played on the radio and the reasons why.
I Bet You They Won’t Play This Song On The Radio – Monty Python My Pussy Belongs To Daddy – Faye Richmond The Book Mama Gave Me About Sex – Kaye Martin Davy’s Dinghy – Ruth Wallis Triad – The Byrds Killing An Arab – The Cure Big Six – Judge Dread Rufus Is A Tit Man (Alt. Version) – Loudon Wainwright III Why D’ya Do It? – Marianne Faithfull The Heel – Eartha Kitt The Old Dope Peddler (Including Spoken Intro) – Tom Lehrer I Want To Take You Higher – Sly & The Family Stone Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 (UK Mono Single Mix) – Bob Dylan The Pusher – Steppenwolf A Day In The Life (Mono Mix) – The Beatles Chinese Bandit I – Hong & Kong The Poor Chinee – George Jones What Made The Red Man Red/Tinknapped – Candy Candido/Jud Conlon Chorus Black Betty (Single Version) – Ram Jam Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered – Ella Fitzgerald Woman Love – Gene Vincent Homer, The Happy Little Homo – Byrd E Bath & The Gentle-Men Erotica – Aguaturbia Erotica – Rita Whiplash – The 101 Strings Orchestra with Bebe Bardon Fluid – Twink Infinity – Aphrodite’s Child Sex Dwarf – Soft Cell
When your in the music business long enough that you feel comfortable enough to ask for a pre gig rider that specifies what colour your ashtray needs to be, this can lead to some interesting ego driven recordings. Be it that you spend too much time and money making sure all the notes are in the right place, get in a hot shot producer to paper over the cracks of substandard material or just take too many drugs for the creative process to function properly, we take a look at records that can only be described as having Jumped the Shark.
My Destiny – The Byrds Down The Dolce Vita – Peter Gabriel Baby I Love You – The Ramones Velcro Fly – ZZ Top Def Leppard – Armageddon It Sunshine & Love – The Happy Mondays Still Life – Suede I Need Your Love – Boston D’You Know What I Mean – Oasis Knockers – The Darkness Chinese Democracy – Guns ‘n’ Roses Pretty Vegas – INXS C’Lebrity – Queen & Paul Rodgers Hostage of Love – Razorlight Whatcha Say – Jason Drulo
From being the centre of Empire to the Swinging Sixties and beyond, London has been an inspiration to songwriters for many a year. Here we look at just a few of those songs that have done just this.
London Calling – Hayseed Dixie London Town – Laura Marling I’m Trying To Make London My Home – Sonny Boy Williamson Portobello Road – Ellie Janov The Boy From Chelsea – Truly Smith Chelsea Girl – Simple Minds Meet Me In Battersea Park – Peter Knight & Petula Clark The Guns Of Brixton – The Clash The Underground Train – Lord Kitchener Waterloo Sunset (Mono) – The Kinks ‘A’ Bomb In Wardour Street – The Jam Werewolves Of London – Warren Zevon Rainy Night In Soho – The Pogues Soho (Needless To Say) – Al Stewart Soho – Bert Jansch & John Renbourn Sunny Goodge Street- Tom Northcott A Nightingale In Berkley Square – The Manhattan Transfer Baker Street – Gerry Rafferty Mornington Crescent – Belle & Sebastian The Battle Of Epping Forest – Genesis Cockney Translation – Smiley Culture Streets Of London – Mary Hopkin
As Prefab Sprout once wrote, songs can be more about more than Cars and Girls. In this show, we are going to have a look at songs written about the glorious bicycle.
My White Bicycle – Tomorrow Daisy Bell (On A Bicycle Made For Two) – Dinah Shore Lady On A Bicycle – Kippington Lodge La Bicyclette – Yves Montand Trip On An Orange Bicycle – Orange Bicycle Bicycles, Roller Skates & You – The Archies The Pushbike Song – The Mixtures Broken Bicycle – Kes Wyndham Silver Machine – Hawkwind Bicycle Ride – Queen Peddle Your Blues Away – R Crumb & His Cheap Suit Serenades Terry Keeps His Clips On – Viv Stanshall Riding On My Bike – Madness Cycling Is Fun (Early Version) – Shonen Knife Tour De France (Francois K Remix) – Kraftwerk Bike Ride To The Moon – The Dukes Of Statosphear See That My Bike’s Kept Clean – Half Man Half Biscuit My Bike – Kimya Dawson Bicycle Song – Red Hot Chilli Peppers Bike (Mono Mix) – Pink Floyd
In this episode, we are taking a look at instrumental tunes by bands that are more famous for having lyrics included with their music.
Journey Of The Sorcerer – The Eagles Boogie Woodie (Mono Mix) – The Beach Boys Revenge (Mono Mix) – The Kinks 2120 South Michigan Avenue (Mono Mix) – The Rolling Stones The Ox – The Who Anji – Simon & Garfunkel Don’t Make My Baby Blue – The Shadows Captain Soul (Single Edit) – The Byrds Interstellar Overdrive (French Edit) – Pink Floyd Flying (Mono Mix) – The Bealtes Wring That Neck (Mono Mix) – Deep Purple Seven Seas Symphony (Mono Mix) – The Bee Gees Side O’ The Road – Creedence Clearwater Revival Sunny Side Of Heaven – Fleetwood Mac Fire On High (Album Version) – Electric Light Orchestra Bron-Yr-Aur – Led Zeppelin Behind My Camel – The Police Walltzinblack – The Stranglers The Brazilian – Genesis Cecilia Ann – The Pixies Is This Music? – Teenage Fanclub Infinite Sadness – The Smashing Pumpkins
If one member of your family has found success in the music business, why not have a go yourself. Here we take a look at some of the people who have had a famous relative and have had go at making records of their own.
The Next Time You Feel Important – Freddie Lennon (Father of John Lennon) Leaves – Murry Wilson (Father of The Beach Boys Wilson Brothers) Deep Water (Mono Single Mix) – Grapefruit (Alexander Young, brother of Angus & Malcom from AC/DC) Some Velvet Morning – Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazelwood (Daughter of Frank Sinatra) Reality – Carolyn Franklin (Sister of Aretha Franklin) Woman – Mike McGear (Brother of Paul McCartney) The Ballad of Bruce Lee – Robert Lee (Brother of Bruce Lee) When I’m A Man – Simon Townshend (Brother of Pete Townshend) If You Ever Believed – Lucy Simon (Sister of Carly Simon) Hey, St. Peter – Flash & The Pan (George Young, brother of Angus & Malcolm from AC/DC) Obscene Phone Caller – Rockwell (Son of Motown Founder Berry Gordy) Dark Sunglasses – Edwina Laurie (Sister of Lulu) Love Sign – Prince & Nona Gaye (Daughter of Marvin Gaye) Lights Out – Lisa Marie Presley (Daughter of Elvis Presley) Something Good This Way Comes – Jakob Dylan (Son of Bob Dylan) Just Noise – Norah Jones (Daughter of Ravi Shankar) The Duellist – Air feat. Charlotte Gainsbourg & Jarvis Cocker (Daughter of Serge Gainbourg)
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The first of two shows looking at the record label owned and run by the legendary Lee Hazelwood.
You’ll Be Sorry Someday – The Kitchen Cinq
Out Of My Hands – Virgil Warner
You Better Go – Raul Danks & Jon Taylor
The Lady Barber – Lynn Castle With Last Friday’s Fire
Linda Owens – One Night Stand
Don’t Stay Long – Barney Carl
Something’s Happening – Last Fridays’ Fire
California Sunshine Girl – The Shacklefords
Every Way But Loose – Don Rollins
The Message – Buddy Long
Invisible People – Hamilton Streetcar
Does Anybody Know – A. Handful
Angle Of The Morning – Danny Michaels
Lady Bird – Virgil Warner & Suzi Jane Hokom
Friday’s Child – Billie Dearborn
Pastel Dreams – Michael Gram
Monkey’s Uncle – Ray Sharpe
It’s A Nice World To Visit (But Not To Live In) – Ann Margret
I Heard It Through The Grapevine – Phoenix 70
Drowning In A Sea Of Tears – Sandford Clark
Free Up (Part 1) – The Surprise Package
Hungry Eyes – Jon Christian
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In another of our artist spotlights, we look at the work of songwriter Laura Nyro but playing some of artists who covered her material (along with the lady herself).
And When I Die – Peter Paul & Mary
Stoney End (Single Version with Alt Lyrics) – Laura Nyro
Wedding Bell Blues – Sandra Alexandra
Hands Off The Man (Flim Flam Man) – Peggy Lipton
Goodbye Joe – Carmen McRae With The Dixie Flyers
He’s A Runner – Mam Cass
I Never Meant To Hurt You – Barbra Streisand
California Shoe-Shine Boys – Karen Wyman
Eli’s Coming – Honey Ltd
Sweet Blindness – The 5
th Dimension Lonely Women – Linda Hoyle
Stone Soul Picnic – The Supremes & The Four Tops
Emmie – Ronnie Dyson
Woman’s Blues – Eternity’s Children
Save The Country – The Sugar Shoppe
Captain St Lucifer – Melba Moore
I Met Him On A Sunday – Laura Nyro & Labelle
For the amount of women who have made it in the music business throughout the years, the all female band it still something of a rarity. In this show, we take a look at some of those groups.
Ina Ray Hutton & Her Melodears – Doin’ The Suzie Q
If I Had My Way – Ivy Benson’s All Girl Band
Can’t Your Hear My heartbeat – Goldie & The Gingerbreads
Never Thought You’d Leave Me – The Pleasure Seekers
Six O’clock In The Morning – The Feminine Complex
Come & Hold Me – Fanny
High Flying Woman – The Deadly Nightshade
April Fool – Isis
I Love Playin’ With Fire – The Runaways
Icarus – Sweet Jayne
Never Underestimate The Power Of A Woman – Klymaxx
Demolition Boys – Girlschool
Cactus – Shonen Knife
Vacaton – The Go-Go’s
Getting Out Of Hand – The Bangs
Edge Of A Broken Heart – Vixen
Shove – L7
Hanky Panky – The 5, 6, 7, 8’s.
Con Man – the Tuts
Bender – Chastity Belt