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Sunday, 28 October 2012

Branch Out and John Peel

I recorded this week's show this afternoon as I wanted to attend as much of the Branch Out Festival as possible. The pre-record was fairly easy/lazy as I had already prepared the John Peel Day section that was going to take over the whole second hour. As a fan of Fuzzbox, I obviously wanted to play a song in tribute to Jo Dunne, who died two days ago. I gave the rest of the first hour over to Nottingham's finest, who were all performing today.


Brian Fahey Orchestra 'At The Sign Of The Swinging Cymbal'
Fuzzbox 'Pink Sunshine' (played in tribute to Jo Dunne)

Captain Dangerous 'Everything Beautiful Reminds Me Of You'
Marc Reeves 'Holding On'
The Smears 'Halloween'
Practical Lovers 'Put It Bluntly'
Will Jeffery 'Dorothy Jean'
Emily Martin 'Guide Me Home'
Breadchasers 'Hold 'em High'
The Afterdark Movement 'Since I've Been Here'
Barnum Meserve 'Stay Awake'
Nina Smith 'I Won't Forget You'
Kappa Gamma 'Just Another'
Hhymn 'These Hands'
Sleaford Mods 'Wage Don't Fit'


Intro: John Peel
Mitch Benn 'A Minutes Noise For John'
John Peel introduction: The Undertones 'Teenage Kicks'
The Cure 'Killing An Arab'
The Specials 'Gangsters'
Misty In Roots 'Poor And Needy'
The Wedding Present 'Once More'
Billy Bragg 'A13'
Principle Edwards Magic Theatre 'Sacrifice'
Bogshed 'Spencer Travis'
John Peel introduction: The Ramones 'I Wanna Be Sedated'
Joy Division 'Transmission'
John Peel introduction: Eddie And The Hot Rods 'Teenage Depression'
The White Stripes 'Baby Blue'
The Buzzcocks 'Promises'
The Fall 'The War Against Intelligence'
The Vibrators 'She's Bringing You Down'
UK Subs 'Keep On Running'
Mudhoney 'Here Comes Sickness'
The Slits 'Love ind Romance'
John Peel "Goodbye"

Sunday, 21 October 2012

I Am The Wind

I had the most appalling wind this evening, but thankfully I'd blown it all out before my guest arrived. Adam Clarkson (Red Bear) came in to play a couple of songs and talk about his upcoming gigs, including the final Captain Dangerous show of the year next Sunday as part of the Branch Out Festival. Next week's show will be a pre-record for this reason.


Lesley Holmes 'He Played The Ukulele As The Ship Went Down'
Brian Fahey Orchestra 'At The Sign Of The Swinging Cymbal'
Reel Big Fish 'Monkey Man'
Jake Bugg 'Lightning Bolt'
Jake Bugg 'Saffron'
Bob Dylan 'Subterranian Homesick Blues'
The Animal Jack Band 'I Can't Strip My Lambretta Down In The Kitchen'
Captain Dangerous 'Everything Beautiful Reminds Me Of You'
Redbear 'Gather All The Animals' (live)
             'Merrow Song' (live)
Captain Dangerous 'Forgive Us We're British'

STEVE'S BIG BAG FULL OF BOWIE: (only time for two this week)
Station To Station


Theme from Happy Days
The Who 'Magic Bus'
The Madeline Rust 'When The Sugar Dies' (live at The Maze)
Dog Is Dead 'Hands Down'
Jerry Reed 'She Got The Goldmine (I Got The Shaft)'
The Levellers 'The Devil Went Down To Georgia'
Dead Kennedys 'Pull My Strings'
Derrick Harriot 'Monkey Ska'
Captain Dangerous 'Be Careful Who You Lend Your Heart To'
Calling All Astronauts 'What's So Good About'
Sleaford Mods 'Five Pound Sixty'
The Smears 'Rise Of The Liars'
Will Jeffery 'The Beasts'
Practical Lovers 'Textbook Romance'

Monday, 15 October 2012

I'm Not Here

By radio magic, I managed to be both on air providing the best possible musical choices and across town at The Rescue Rooms at the same time. It's not actual magic, it was a pre-recorded show because I was watching The Beat.

I'm the one on the left.


The Cats 'Knees Up Mother Brown'
Brian Fahey Orchestra 'At The Sign Of The Swinging Cymbal'
The Beat 'Mirror In The Bathroom'
The Procession 'The Simple Things'
The Afterdark Movement 'Made In Britain'
The Exploited 'God Save The Queen'
The Sex Pistols 'God Save The Queen'*
Captain Sensible 'Damned On 45'
Joan Jett And The Blackhearts 'I Hate Myself For Loving You'

Absolute Beginners
Rebel Rebel
Teenage Wildlife

*Possible feature, Same Title Different Song. Maybe not.


The Mufftones 'It's Hard To Say I Love You'
Faith No More 'War Pigs'
Alice In Chains 'Rooster'
Carter USM 'Rent'
KLF 'What Time Is Love'
The Levellers 'Just The One'
Redbear 'Gather All The Animals'
Ian Dury And The Blockheads 'Itinerent Child'
Morrissey 'Ouija Board Ouija Board'
Skid Row '18 and Life'
Evil Jack 'Happy Valley'

Will Jeffery 'Bucket And Spade'
The Smears 'Handcuffs And Powderpuffs'
8mm Orchestra 'Kevin Spacey's Box Of Mystery'

Sunday, 7 October 2012

All By Myself

Penny should be glad of her perfect timing, as a weekend of Goose Fair food had given me the most powerful wind that I just couldn't contain. An airtight studio was not the ideal place to see out my weekend. Talking of Goose Fair, the rock and roll medley at the beginning, and the song 'Band Of Gold' at the end are in honour of fairground music.


Lily Morris 'He's Only A Working Man'
Brian Fahey Orchestra 'At The Sign Of The Swinging Cymbals'
Del Shannon 'Runaway'
Bill Hayley And The Comets 'Rock Around the Clock'
Buddy Holly And The Crickets 'Oh Boy'
The Champs 'Tequila'
Plague Of Ares 'Rising Sun, Dying Star'
We Are Avengers 'Revolution'
Nina Smith 'Everybody Hurts' (live at #Nottingham Rocks, Saturday 22nd September)
Gene Lamarr and The Blue Flames 'You Don't Love Me Anymore'
L7 'Stuck Here Again'
Mudhoney 'In And Out Of Grace'

Looking For Satellites
Pictures Of Lily
Loving The Alien


Sid James 'Double Bunk'
Mikey Dredd 'Barbershop Saloon'
Sex Presleys 'Heartbreak Hotel'
Sex Presleys 'I Can't Help Falling In Love With You'
The Ex-Pistols 'Sex On 45'
Plan B feat John Cooper Clarke 'Pity The Plight'
John Cooper Clarke '(I Married) A Monster From Outer Space'
The Trashmen 'King Of The Surf'
The Madeline Rust 'Red Mist' (live at The Maze, 29th September)
Half Man Half Biscuit 'You're Hard'
UK Subs 'I Live In A Car'
Limozine 'Tokyo 1970'
Eddie And The Hot Rods 'Wooly Bully'
The Vejitables 'Hide Yourself'
Tommy Danton And The Echoes 'Twenty One'
The Baboons 'Drinkin' Gasoline'
Peter And The Test Tube Babies 'I Wanna Rob A Bank'
Freda Payne 'Band Of Gold'