Episode 07 – Before They Were Famous

In this episode, we look at some of the biggest names in music before they became house hold names.

Playlist

  • Our Song – Tom & Jerry (Simon & Garfunkel)
  • Come On Baby – Tommy Fogerty & the Blue Velvets (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
  • My Bonnie – Tony Sheridan & the Beat Boys (The Beatles)
  • Please Let Me Love You – The Beefeaters (The Byrds)
  • Dream Baby – Cherilyn (Cher)
  • Zoot Suit – The High Numbers (The Who)
  • Testify (Parts 1 & 2) – The Isley Brothers (featuring Jimi Hendrix)
  • You Do Something To Me – The Kinks
  • Good Morning Little School Girl – Rod Stewart
  • The New Recruit – Michael Blessing (Michael Naismith of The Monkees)
  • Money, Money – The Moments (featuring Steve Marriott, later of the Small Faces)
  • When I Needed You – Chain Reaction (featuring Steve Tyler, later of Aerosmith)
  • Put Yourself in my Place – Episode Six (featuring Ian Gillan & Roger Glover, later of Deep Purple)
  • Sunny Girl – Hep Stars (featuring Benny Anderson, later of ABBA)
  • Candy Man – Rising Sons
  • The Silent Sun – Genesis
  • Digiging My Lawn – Giles, Giles & Fripp (featuring Robert Fripp, later of King Crimson)
  • Hole in my Pocket – Rockets (Crazy Horse)
  • Djini Judy – Wind in the Willows (featuring Debbie Harry, later of Blondie)
  • Imagine – Argosy (featuring Elton John and Roger Hodgeson of Supetramp)

Episode 06 – The Songs of Harry Nilsson

In this episode, we look at the songs of Harry Nilsson as covered by other people, including rarities from his pre fame days.

Playlist

  • (Intro) Mournin’ Glory Story – Harry Nilsson & Kenny Everett
  • A Travelin’ Man – The New Christy Minstrels
  • All For The Beatles (Stand Up & Holler) – The Originals
  • I’d So It All Again – Dore Alpert (A.K.A. Herb Alpert)
  • Super-Duper Man – Jimmie Cross
  • This Could Be The Night – Modern Folk Quartet
  • So Proud Of You – Vivian Roberts
  • Paradise – The Ronettes
  • Cuddly Toy (Mix #2) – The Monkees
  • Ten Little Indians – The Yardbirds
  • Story Of Rock & Roll – The Collage
  • It’s Been So Long – Kenny Everette
  • One – Three Dog Night
  • The Battle Of The Bands – The Turtles
  • Mournin’ Glory Story – Al Kooper
  • Open Your Window – Ella Fitzgerald
  • Best Friend – Puppet
  • Waiting – George Tipton
  • Without Her – Telly Savalas
  • Coconut – The Muppets

Episode 05 – Twenty Bursts of the Worst

In a special show, the Squire talks to Darryl Bullock who runs the website World’s Worst Records to talk about why he likes bad records so much and to play some of his favourites from his blog. 

Playlist

  • You’re The Only One For Me – Hank & Jimmy
  • Moon Crazy – The Planets
  • Der Holler Rache (Queen Of The Night Aria) – Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Downtown – Mrs. Miller
  • Yodel Blues – Sam Sacks
  • Sweet Angelina – Mister “G”
  • Jenny Beloved – Dick Kent
  • How Long Are You Staying – Bill Joy
  • Portland Rose Song – Bert Lowry
  • Prends Moi – Mme St. Onge
  • I Love Little Pussy – Little Macy
  • Jesus Loves Me – Baby Lulu
  • Phase “1 2 3” – Ken ‘Nevada’ Maines
  • Marinella – Larry London
  • Cousin Mosquito – Congress-Woman Malinda Jackson Parker
  • Fluffy – Gloria Balsam
  • It’s All Rite… – Barbara Markay
  • Mr. Tambourine Man – William Shatner
  • Paralyzed – The Legendary Stardust Cowboy
  • I Want My Baby Back – Jimmy Cross

Episode 04 – The Supergrass Story

In this month’s podcast, we take a look at Britpop band Supergrass including some rarities, pre-fame songs and solo material. All songs are by Supergrass (except where noted) and as far as possible, taken from glorious vinyl. 

Playlist

  • Tomorrow’s Rain – The Jennifers
  • Mansize Rooster (Backbeat 7” Version)
  • Wait For The Sun
  • Stone Free
  • Sun Hits The Sky (Radio Edit)
  • Pumping On Your Stereo (Single Edit)
  • Grace (Live)
  • Lady Jane & John Coltrane
  • Tell Me What To Say – Van Goffey
  • Consequences – Crisis
  • Car Crash
  • I Can’t Stand It – The Hot Rats
  • Dr. Strangelove – Beat Seeking Missiles
  • Simulator – Gaz Coombes
  • Fin (Dave Eringa Alt. Mix)

Episode 03 – Anthems in Eden

In this month’s episode, we take a look at the mid 60’s to late 70’s Folk-Rock scene.

Playlist

  • A Calling-On Song – Steeleye Span
  • Walk Awhile – Fairport Convention
  • Little Sadie – Trees
  • My Dixie Darling – Humblebums
  • Sally Free & Easy – Owen Hand
  • Bonny River – Sunforest
  • Corn Riggs – Magnet
  • Our Love – Tir Na Nog
  • All Around My Hat – Steeleye Span
  • Aslan – Caedmon
  • Lord Of The Ringside – Clown
  • The Bells Of Dunwich – Stone Angel
  • Son Of God – Parchment
  • The Summer Day Reflection Song – Donovan
  • Blackwater Side – Bert Jansch
  • Dirty Old Town – The Ian Campbell Folk Group
  • Been On The Road So Long – Alex Campbell
  • Travelling’s Easy – Anne Briggs
  • A Heart Needs A Home – Richard & Linda Thompson
  • Forest & The Shore – Keith Christmas
  • Part Of The Union – The Strawbs

Episode 02 – Fleetwood Mac Family Tree

In this month’s episode, we take a look at songs by members of legendary band Fleetwood Mac when they were not playing with the Mac. 

Playlist

  • The Stumble – John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers
  • Who’s Knocking – Jeremy Spencer
  • Taste & Try, Before You Buy – Savoy Brown
  • Walkin’ – Otis Spann
  • When You Say – Christine Perfect
  • Someday – Head West
  • Hot Summer Day – Danny Kirwan
  • I Will See You – Idle Race
  • Peru – Chimera
  • Why Did You Do It? – Stretch
  • Don’t Let Me Down Again – Lindsey Buckingham & Stevie Nicks
  • Bustin’ My Ass – Bobby Whitlock
  • Sad & Deep As You – Traffic
  • Evidence – John McVie’s “Gotta Band” (with Lola Thomas)
  • Shakin’ The Cage –The Zoo

Episode 01 – The Pre Beatles Jukebox

Some quality records from the pre Beatles era all taken from the original UK vinyl releases.

Playlist

  • That’s Alright Mama – Elvis Presley
  • Race With The Devil – Gene Vincent & his Blue Caps
  • Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye – Ella Fitzgerald
  • Manhattan – Ella Fitzgerald
  • Not Fade Away – The Crickets
  • Fuijiyama Mama – Wanda Jackson
  • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes – The Platters
  • El Paso – Marty Robbins
  • All Night Diner – Santo & Johnny
  • Stay – Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs
  • I Wish I Could Shimmy – The Olympics
  • Piltdown Rides Again – The Piltdown Men
  • Cathy’s Clown – The Everly Brothers
  • Dedicated to the One I Love – The Shirelles
  • Quarter to Three – U.S. Bonds
  • Nut Rocker – B. Bumble & the Stingers
  • Hey! Baby – Bruce Channel
  • Someday – Bobby Vee & the Crickets
  • Memphis – Lonnie Mack