Episode 44 – Brian Wilson Productions

In this episode, we take a look at the production work of Brian Wilson, focusing on acts that were not the Beach Boys.

Playlist

  • The Revo-Lution – Rachel & the Revolvers
  • The Summer Moon – Vickie Kocher & Bob Norberg
  • Lana – Johnny Dew (aka Brian Wilson)
  • Pamela Jean – The Survivors
  • If It Can’t Be You – Ron Wilson
  • I Do – The Castells
  • She Rides With Me – Paul Petersen
  • Endless Sleep – Larry Denton
  • Sacramento – Gary Usher
  • Thinkin’ Bout You Baby – Sharon Marie
  • He’s A Doll – The Honeys
  • Baby What You Want Me To Do? – Bob & Bobby
  • Guess I’m Dumb – Glen Campbell
  • How Deep Is The Ocean? – Dick Reynolds
  • Tetter Totter Love – Jasper Dailey
  • Time To Get Alone – Redwood
  • Vegetables – Laughing Gravy (AKA Jan & Dean)
  • Italia – Murry Wilson
  • As Tears Go By – Ron Wilson
  • Now That Everything’s Been Said – Spring
  • Why Do Fools Fall In Love – California Music
  • Do Ya? – The Honeys

Episode 43 – Record Store Day

In this episode, we look at the phenomenon that is Record Store Day, which was set up in the USA in 2007 to promote the independent record shop before spreading around the world.

Playlist

  • German Demonstration – The Breeders (2008)
  • Pay No Mind – Sonic Youth (2009)
  • IRM – Charlotte Gainsbourg (2010)
  • Storm Song (Demo) – Smoke Fairies (2011)
  • Got To Get Better In A Little While (2011)
  • Milk & Honey – Karen Elson (2012)
  • Ooh, Yea Yea – Graham Coxon (2012)
  • Song Of The Iceberg – Billy Bragg (2013)
  • Break it To You Gently – Camera Obscura (2014)
  • Down To The Waterline – Dire Straits (2015)
  • Exploding In Your Mind – Sun Dial (2015)
  • My Mind’s Eye (Early Version) – The Small Faces (2015)
  • Midnight Moses – Alex Harvey (2015)
  • I Believe In Love – Supergrass (2015)
  • Lullaby (Speeded Up Mono Mix) – Grapefruit (2016)
  • The Autumn Stone (Mono Single Mix) – The Small Faces (2016)

Episode 42 – BBC Sessions (Part 3)

This month, we pay a third (and final) list to the BBC sessions archive for some more live radio sessions.

Playlist

  • Senses – New Order (Peel) 16th February 1981
  • Love Parade – The Undertones (Peel) 7th December 1982
  • Eat Y’self Fitter – The Fall (Peel) 23rd March 1983
  • Danger Zone – Elvis Costello & the Attractions (Jensen) 21st June 1983
  • A13 – Trunk Road to the Sea (Peel) 3rd August 1983
  • This Charming Man – The Smiths (Peel) 21st September 1983
  • There’s Always Something There To Remind Me – The Housemartins (Peel) 11th November 1987
  • I Can’t Sleep – The La’s (Liz Kershaw) 31st May 1988
  • About a Girl – Nirvana (Peel) 22nd November 1989
  • A Girl Named Sandoz – Smashing Pumpkins (Peel) 13th October 1991
  • Leather – Tori Amos (Campbell) 16th December 1991
  • My Insatiable One – Suede (Radcliffe) 10th February 1994
  • Petrol – Ash (Peel) 30th April 1994
  • Odd? – Supergrass (Peel) 4th February 1995
  • Car Fiction – Echobelly (Radcliffe) 29th August 1995
  • Just A Girl – Dubstar (Radcliffe) – 13th November 1995
  • I Could Be Dreaming – Belle & Sebastian (Radcliffe) – 2nd December 1996
  • Restless – Tanya Donelly (Radcliff) 19th November 1996
  • J’Ai Dormi Sous L’Eau – Air (?) – 20th May 1998

Episode 41 – Some More Skeletons In The Cupboard

In this episode, we’ve delved deeper into the archives than ever before to bring you songs by major artists that have had limited re-releases, or escaped the re-issue radar for one reason or another.

Playlist

  • Dumb – Nirvana (From the Muddy Banks of the Wiskhah version)
  • Strom – Kraftwerk
  • Goin’ Down (Live) – The Who
  • Friends – Velvet Underground
  • Exile On Main Street Flexi – The Rolling Stones
  • We Got Love – The Beach Boys
  • Hovas Vittne – ABBA
  • Spending All My Days – Blind Faith
  • I Was Made to Love Magic (Original Version) – Nick Drake
  • Beatles Movie Medley – The Beatles
  • Boys Don’t Cry (New Vocal – New Mix) – The Cure
  • So Far Away – Dire Straits (Vinyl Version)
  • Milk – Pocketwatch (Dave Grohl)
  • When You Wake – Beth Orton
  • Long Distance Runaround – Red House Painters
  • Race Car Driver – Jewel
  • Stormy Weather (Live) – Joni Mitchell
  • Wedding Gown – Smoke Fairies
  • High Hopes – Pink Floyd (Vinyl Version)

Episode 40 – The Squire Talks to Judy Dyble

In this episode, we talk to Folk legend Judy Dyble about her career in music. 

Playlist

  • Time Will Show The Wiser (Mono Version) – Fairport Convention
  • One Sure Thing (Stereo Version) – Fairport Convention
  • The Minotaur Song – The Incredible Strong Band
  • Under The Sky (Demo) – Giles, Giles & Fripp
  • Growing Man – Trader Horne
  • Better Side of Me (Demo) – Judy Dyble
  • May Four – G. F. Fitzgerald
  • Star Crazy – Judy Dyble
  • Honeysweet – Judy & Marc
  • Road To Somewhere – Judy & Marc
  • C’est La Vie – Judy Dyble
  • Grey October Day (July Mix) – Judy Dyble
  • Driftaway – Judy Dyble
  • Wintersong – Judy Dyble
  • Me & The City – Sand Sowman
  • The Blue Barracuda – Fuxa
  • Morning Way – Trader Horne

Episode 39 – Raiders Of The Car Boot Sale

In this episode, we are joined by Squire IT guru Joe who had the idea to go to a local Car Boot Sale with a limited amount of money and see what we came out with. Here are the results.

Playlist

  • Dominique – The Singing Nun
  • Loving On Borrowed Time – Gladys Knight & Bill Medley
  • Going Down For The Third Time – Diana Ross and The Supremes
  • Grove With You – Cameo
  • Bonanza – Lorne Greene
  • The Gospel According To Tony Day – David Bowie
  • Greensleeves – Marianna Faithfull
  • You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) – Sylvester
  • Guaglione – Perez Prado
  • Whitesnake – Help Me Through The Day
  • I Know What You Like (In Your Wardrobe) – Genesis
  • My Funny Valentine – Elvis Costello & The Attractions
  • Love-Eye-Tis – Judy Clay and William Bell
  • Rifle Range – Blondie
  • I Love To Feel The Feeling – Gladys Knight and the Pips
  • Purple Rain (Single Version) – Prince & The Revolution
  • Chi Mai – Ennio Morricone
  • Living Years – Mike & The Mechanics
  • Mirrors – Sally Oldfield
  • Everybody Wants To Rule The World – Tears For Fears
  • 19 (The Final Story) – Paul Hardcastle

Episode 38 – Bad Songs by Otherwise Reputable Artists

In this episode, we once again welcome back Darryl Bullock from http://worldsworstrecords.blogspot.co.uk to look at some of the worst songs that have been released by otherwise reputable artists.

Playlist

  • Frank Sinatra – Mama Will Bark
  • Kate Bush – There Goes A Tenner
  • Elvis Presley – Old McDonald Had A Farm
  • Genesis – Who Dunnit
  • Elton John – Give Peace A Chance
  • Beethoven (I Love to Listen to) – Eurythmics
  • Donovan – Intergalactic Laxative
  • AC/DC – Love Hungry Man
  • Chuck Berry – My Ding A Ling
  • Pink Floyd – Take Up Thy Stethoscope & Walk (Mono Mix)
  • The Turtles – Umbassa & The Dragon
  • Wiggy Wiggle – Bob Dylan
  • The Who – Dogs
  • The Doors – Varity Is The Spice Of Life
  • Seven Years In Tibet (Mandarin Version) – David Bowie
  • The Beatles – What’s The New Mary Jane
  • Wings – Morse Moose & The Grey Goose
  • Filthy Rich – Small Faces
  • The Clash – Dictator
  • Led Zeppelin – Hot Dog
  • Sing This All Together – The Rolling Stones (Mono Mix)
  • Pressed Rat & Warthog – Cream
  • Summer Of Love – The Beach Boys

Episode 37 – The Music of Star Wars

In this months episode, we look at music from, inspired by or an inspiration to the very successful film series.

Playlist

  • 20th Century Fox Fanfare – Alfred Newman
  • Main Title Theme – Composed by John Williams
  • Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band – Meco
  • The Imperial March – Composed by John Williams
  • Life Day Song – Carrie Fisher
  • Lapti Nek (Mix of different versions) – Composed by John Williams, Joseph Williams and Ernie
  • Fosselius
  • Theme from the film Kings Row
  • Section from The Rite of Spring (Adoration of the Earth) – Composed by Stravinsky
  • Section from The Rite of Spring (The Sacrifice – Introduction) – Composed by Stravinsky
  • Section from A New World Symphony – Composed by Dvorak
  • Caravan Of Courage (End Credits Theme) – Peter Bernstein
  • Ewoks: Battle Of Endor (Opening Credits Theme) – Peter Bernstein
  • Droids TV Show Theme
  • Ewoks TV Show – Season 1 Theme
  • Ewoks – Season 2 Theme
  • Xixor’s Theme – Composed by John McNeely
  • Yoda – Weird Al Yankovic
  • Bob Dylan’s Prequel Homesick Blues – Unknown
  • End Credits (From The Clone Wars TV Series) – Composed by John Williams. Arranged by Kevin Kiner

Episode 36 – The Long & the Short Of It

In this months episode, we look at the different mixes and versions of (mostly quite famous) songs that have been released down the years.

Playlist

  • Light My Fire (Single Edit) – The Doors
  • Hotel Indiscreet (Single Mix) – Sagittarius
  • In –A-Gadda-Da-Vida (Single Mix) – Iron Butterfly
  • I’ll Be Creepin’ (Single Edit) – Free
  • What Goes On (Single Edit) – The Velvet Underground
  • Get Back (Single Mix) – The Beatles
  • Chestnut Mare (Single Edit) – The Byrds
  • 25 or 6 to 4 (Single Version) – Chicago
  • Layla (Single Edit) – Derek & the Dominos
  • Jump Into The Fire (Single Version) – Harry Nilsson
  • Do It Again (Single Edit) – Steely Dan
  • Papa Was A Rolling Stone (Single Version) – The Temptations
  • Rubber Bullets (Single Edit) – 10cc
  • Autobahn (Single Edit) – Kraftwerk
  • Heroes (Single Version) – David Bowie
  • Army Dreamers (Single Version) – Kate Bush
  • I Want to Break Free (Single Mix) – Queen
  • Addicted to Love (Album Version) – Robert Palmer
  • Porpoise Song (Single Mix) – The Monkees

Episode 35 – The Squire Talks to Jonathan Cohen

In this episode, The Squire once again ventures out of Squire Towers to talk to British composer, musical director and the man responsible for sound tracking the childhoods of people of a certain vintage about his music as well as the artists who inspired him.

Playlist

  • Play School Theme – Carol Chell, Brian Cant, Don Spencer, Lionel Morton & Derek Griffiths
  • Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa – Dusty Springfield
  • Tears Of A Clown – Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
  • Spanish Harlem – Ben E King
  • Working My Way Back To You – The Four Seasons
  • Something’s Coming – Larry Kent (West Side Story Original Cast Recording)
  • The World At War Opening Theme – Composed by Carl Davis
  • Bang On A Drum – Rick Jones
  • Broadway Twilight – Julie Covington
  • Ricky & His Aeroplane – Derek Griffiths
  • Rentaghost (Closing Theme) – Michael Staniforth
  • Juliet Jackal & Harriett Hyde – Jonathan Cohen
  • Melvin & Maureens Music-A-Grams – Jonathan Cohen
  • Come Outside – Lynda Baron
  • Wedding Song (There Is Love) – Jonathan Cohen & Co-Operative Singers
  • My Old School – Steely Dan
  • Anyone Who Had A Heart – Dionne Warwick
  • I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself – Dusty Springfield
  • Ders A Boat That’s Leavin’ Soon – Cab Calloway
  • Nessun Dorma – Luciano Pavarotti
  • Play Away – Lionel Morton