Sunday, 12 November 2017

SHOW #233 - "I can get a train, I don't need no hamburgers, no takeaway, I want my own game..."

Bow Wow Wow "Go Wild In The Country"
Tears For Fears "Everybody Wants To Run The World"

John Foxx "Burning Car"
Aretha Franklin "Who's Zoomin' Who"

Big Fun "Can't Shake The Feeling"
Undertones "Wednesday Week"

Robert Palmer "Change His Ways"
Voice Of The Beehive "Don't Call Me Baby"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Bad Manners "Samson And Delilah"




Shakatak "Invitations"
Blow Monkeys "Out With Her"

Van Halen "When It's Love"
Housemartins "Think For A Minute"

De La Soul "Me Myself & I"
Broken English "Coming On Strong"



Sheena Easton "Just Another Broken Heart"
Billy Bragg "Levi Stubbs Tears"

Pat Benatar "We Belong"
Nu Shooz "I Can't Wait"

The Cult "Rain"
Freddie Jackson "Have You Ever Loved Somebody"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Westworld "Silvermac"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
New Edition "Candy Girl"
B52s "Song For A Future Generation"
Queen "The Invisible Man"
Songs all namecheck the band members in the lyrics.

Sunday, 5 November 2017

SHOW #232 - "I've heard your lovin' is the best, here is why I know I need attention..."

Dead Or Alive "My Heart Goes Bang (Get Me To The Doctor)"
Tony Rallo and the Midnight Band "Holdin' On"



Shalamar "Dead Giveaway"
U2 "Two Hearts Beat As One"

Eighth Wonder "Cross My Heart"
David Bowie "Day In Day Out"

Status Quo "Going Down Town Tonight"
Musical Youth "Never Gonna Give You Up"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
The Real Thing "She's A Groovy Freak"



Salt n Pepa "Tramp"
Roxy Music "Take A Chance With Me"

Aurra "You And Me Tonight"
Judas Priest "Living After Midnight"

Shakin' Stevens "Shirley"
ABC "The Night You Murdered Love"



Siouxsie and the Banshees "Cities In Dust"
Whitney Houston "Love Will Save The Day"

Wonder Stuff "Who Wants To Be The Disco King"
Sheila Hylton "The Bed's Too Big Without You"

Depeche Mode "Somebody"
Nick Heyward "Blue Hat For A Blue Day"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Fairground Attraction "A Smile In A Whisper"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Cameo "She's Mine"
Flesh For Lulu "Roman Candle"
Stephen TinTin Duffy "Icing On The Cake"
All the songs have fireworks in the title.

Sunday, 29 October 2017

SHOW #231 - "And we won't be together much longer unless we realise that we are the same..."

Fine Young Cannibals "Ever Fallen In Love"
Wilton Felder "Inherit The Wind"



Sinitta "GTO"
Stone Roses "What The World Is Waiting For"

A Tribe Of Toffs "John Kettley Is A Weatherman"
Kim Wilde "Love In The Natural Way"

Blancmange "Waves"
Kate Bush "Sat In Your Lap"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Lords Of The New Church "Dance With Me"



Magnum "Days Of No Trust"
David Sylvian and Riuichi Sakamoto "Bamboo Music"

Fresh 4 featuring Lizz E "Wishing On A Star"
Spandau Ballet "I'll Fly For You"

Simple Minds "Ghostdancing"
Five Star "All Fall Down"



The The "The Beat(En) Generation"
Eurythmics "Don't Ask Me Why"

UK Subs "Teenage"
Wet Wet Wet "Temptation"

Madonna "Dear Jessie"
China Crisis "Christian"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Owen Paul "Pleased To Meet You"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Taffy "I Love My Radio (Midnight Radio)"
Housemartins "I'll Be Your Shelter (Just Like A Shelter)"
Human League "Love Action (I Believe In Love)"
All three songs have a word from the title repeated in brackets.

Sunday, 22 October 2017

SHOW #230 - "So they packed up the crew, got a grip came quick, grabbed the proton packs on their backs..."

Bobby Brown "On Our Own"
Pink Floyd "When The Tigers Broke Free"



Level 42 "Children Say"
Sharpe & Numan "Change Your Mind"

Hi Gloss "You'll Never Know"
Jesus and Mary Chain "Happy When It Rains"

Susan Fassbender "Twilight Cafe"
Simon Harris "Here Comes That Sound"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Sisters Of Mercy "Walk Away"



Phil Fearon "I Can Prove It"
New Musik "Sanctuary"

Echo and the Bunnymen "Bring On The Dancing Horses"
Desireless "Voyage Voyage"

Ultravox "Reap The Wild Wind"
Feargal Sharkey "Listen To Your Father"



Status Quo "Ain't Complaining"
Sade "When Am I Gonna Make A Living"

Hazell Dean "Who's Leaving Who"
Murray Head "One Night In Bangkok"

Skipworth and Turner "Thinking About Your Love"
Vixen "Love Made Me"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Halo James "Wanted"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Bangles "Walk Like An Egyptian"
Style Council "Headstart For Happiness"
Squeeze "Tempted"
All three songs feature three separate lead vocalists.

Sunday, 15 October 2017

SHOW #229 - "Set your mode to emotion, your secret potion designed to satisfy your soul..."

Curiosity Killed The Cat "Misfit"
The Beat "Drowning"



Nik Kershaw "Dancing Girls"
LeVert "Casanova"

Tanita Tikaram "Good Tradition"
Toto "I Won't Hold You Back"

Boy George "Sold"
Fields Of The Nephilim "Moonchild"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Tom Tom Club "Genius Of Love"



Gary Moore "Empty Rooms"
Five Star "The Slightest Touch"

Big Country "King Of Emotion"
Tom Browne "Funkin' For Jamaica"

Cyndi Lauper "I Drove All Night"
Midge Ure "That Certain Smile"



Booker Newberry III "Love Town"
Elvis Costello and the Attractions "High Fidelity"

Bananarama "Do Not Disturb"
Def Leppard "Armageddon It"

Jaki Graham "Step Right Up"
Depeche Mode "The Meaning Of Love"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Sting "Fortress Around Your Heart"



Tracey Ullman "Sunglasses"
Art of Noise with Max Headroom "Paranoimia"

Sherrick "Just Call"
The Smiths "Ask"