Sunday, 15 January 2017

SHOW #190 - "You can live a life of luxury if that's what you want; taste forbidden pleasures, whatever you want..."

Michael Jackson "P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)"
Status Quo "Who Gets The Love"



All About Eve "What Kind Of Fool"
Hot Chocolate "Are You Getting Enough Of What Makes You Happy"

Tracey Ullman "My Guy"
Supertramp "It's Raining Again"

A Flock Of Seagulls "The More You Live, The More You Love"
Squeeze "Is That Love"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Southern Death Cult "Fatman"



Redhead Kingpin & the FBI "Do The Right Thing"
Bob Geldof "This Is The World Calling"

Soft Cell "Where The Heart Is"
Voice of the Beehive "Don't Call Me Baby"

Paul Hardcastle & Carol Kenyon "Don't Waste My Time"
Wedding Present "Kennedy"



Ozzy Osbourne "Bark At The Moon"
Bucks Fizz "Piece Of The Action"

Luther Vandross "So Amazing"
Passions "I'm In Love With A German Film Star"

Peter Gabriel "No Self Control"
Coldcut & Junior Reid "Stop This Crazy Thing"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Big Dish "Christina's World"



Bobby Brown "Rock Wit'cha"
Pet Shop Boys "Love Comes Quickly"

Roxy Music "Avalon"
Kylie Minogue "Je Ne Sais Pas Pourquoi"

Sunday, 8 January 2017

SHOW #189 - "I heard Sinatra calling me through the floorboards, where you pay a quarter for a partnership in rhyme..."

Bangles "Walking Down Your Street"
Style Council "Big Boss Groove"



Joyce Sims "All & All"
Dollar "Videotheque"

Five Star "If I Say Yes"
Stray Cats "Rock This Town"

Belle and the Devotions "Love Games"
Judas Priest "United"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Stranglers "Thrown Away"



Level 42 "Tracie"
Double Trouble and the Rebel MC "Just Keep Rockin'"

Imagination "Looking At Midnight"
Queen "Friends Will Be Friends"

Depeche Mode "Behind The Wheel"
Julian Cope "Trampolene"



Trevor Walters "Love Me Tonight"
Poison "Nothin' But A Good Time"

Dr Hook "Better Love Next Time"
New Musik "This World Of Water"

Marillion "Sugar Mice"
Honey Bane "Turn Me On Turn Me Off"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Love & Money "Strange Kind Of Love"



The Look "I Am The Beat"
Eurythmics "It's Alright (Baby's Coming Back)"

Big Country "East Of Eden"
Feargal Sharkey "You Little Thief"

Sunday, 1 January 2017

SHOW #188 - "If our love song could fly over mountains, could laugh at the ocean, just like the films..."

Motorhead "Ace Of Spades"
Specials "Rat Race"
Natalie Cole "Miss You Like Crazy"



The Whispers "It's A Love Thing"

David Bowie "Fashion"
David Bowie "Absolute Beginners"

Glenn Frey "Smugglers Blues"
Dio "Rock 'n' Roll Children"

Black "Wonderful Life"
Earth, Wind & Fire "Let's Groove"



Ultravox "We Came To Dance"
Leon Haywood "Don't Push It, Don't Force It"

Prince "Let's Go Crazy"
Prince "Sign O' The Times"



Trio "Da Da Da"
M/A/R/R/S "Pump Up The Volume"

Clannad "Theme From 'Harry's Game'"
The Beat "Whine And Grine"

Force MDs "Tender Love"
Michael McDonald "Sweet Freedom"

Dead Or Alive "In Too Deep"
Leonard Cohen "First We Take Manhattan"



Inspiral Carpets "Joe"
Colonel Abrams "Trapped"
Status Quo "Ol' Rag Blues"

George Michael "Faith"
Wham! "Bad Boys"

Emerson, Lake and Powell "Touch & Go"

This was a special edition, marking the passing of numerous performers and writers in 80s popular music during 2016, and was billed as Gone But Not Forgotten 80s.

Sunday, 18 December 2016

SHOW #187 - "They never question, never offend, never disagree, sometimes I think they must have wool in their ears..."

Steve Winwood "While You See A Chance"
Frida "I Know There's Something Going On"



Talk Talk "Such A Shame"
Jesus Jones "Info Freako"

Ultravox "Passing Strangers"
Housemartins "Sheep"

Lone Justice "I Found Love"
After The Fire "Der Kommissar"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Adam Ant "Strip"



Fra Lippo Lippi "Shouldn't Have To Be Like That"
In Tua Nua "All I Wanted"

Donna Summer "Sunset People"
Long Ryders "Looking For Lewis And Clark"

Pixies "Gigantic"
INXS "What You Need"



World Party "Ship Of Fools"
Simple Minds "Sweat In Bullet"

Dream Academy "The Love Parade"
Karel Fialka "The Eyes Have It"

A Flock Of Seagulls "I Ran (So Far Away)"
Transvision Vamp "Sister Moon"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Prefab Sprout "Nightingales"



Howard Jones "The Prisoner"
China Crisis "Tragedy And Mystery"

Propaganda "P Machinery"
Tracie "I Love You (When You Sleep)"

This was a special show to mark the final edition of 2016, playing a selection of the songs chosen by the audience under the banner of Didn't We Almost Have It All throughout the year.

Sunday, 11 December 2016

SHOW #186 - "A magical lotion that could stop this, I would stop this, I would set the wheels in motion..."

Joan Armatrading "Drop The Pilot"
Bros "Cat Among The Pigeons"



Big Country "Peace In Our Time"
Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers "Tomorrow People"

Sheena Easton "The Lover In Me"
Julian Lennon "Too Late For Goodbyes"

SOS Band "The Finest"
Fun Boy Three "The Lunatics Have Taken Over The Asylum"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Redskins "Keep On Keepin' On"



Modern Talking "Brother Louie"
The Cure "Why Can't I Be You"

Earth, Wind and Fire "Let Me Talk"
Undertones "Wednesday Week"

Goodbye Mr Mackenzie "The Rattler"
Madness "Waiting For The Ghost Train"



Pigbag "The Big Bean"
Martika "I Feel The Earth Move"

The Police "Synchronicity II"
Imagination "In And Out Of Love"

Depeche Mode "Leave In Silence"
Monie Love "Grandpa's Party"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Marillion "Uninvited Guest"



ZZ Top "Sharp Dressed Man"
Mai Tai "Body And Soul"

Dire Straits "Private Investigations"
Heaven 17 "This Is Mine"