Sunday, 20 May 2018

SHOW #259 - "I've already been burnt before, once but never again; I know the time will come, that's when you need me then..."

Texas "I Don't Want A Lover"
Mtume "Juicy Fruit"



The Alarm "68 Guns"
Lipps Inc "Funky Town"

Madness "Tomorrow's Just Another Day"
Mari Wilson "Just What I Always Wanted"

UB40 "Sing Our Own Song"
Carly Simon "Why"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
The Clash "Know Your Rights"



Kate Bush "Cloudbusting"
Squeeze "Hourglass"

Then Jerico "Sugar Box"
Genesis "That's All"

Rick Astley "Together Forever"
Cocteau Twins "Pearly-Dewdrops Drops"



The Police "King Of Pain"
Joan Armatrading "Drop The Pilot"

Michael Jackson "She's Out Of My Life"
Skids "Circus Games"

A-Ha "Touchy!"
Kool and the Gang "Misled"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Swing Out Sister "Fooled By A Smile"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Mick Jagger "Let's Work"
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers "Don't Come Around Here No More"
Bob Geldof "This Is The World Calling"
All three tracks were co-written by Dave Stewart.

Sunday, 13 May 2018

SHOW #258 - "A day of strange desire and a night that burned like fire..."

Chris Rea "On The Beach"
Fern Kinney "Together We Are Beautiful"



Heaven 17 "Come Live With Me"
Change "A Lover's Holiday"

Deborah Harry "I Want That Man"
The Real Roxanne featuring Hitman Howie Tee "(Bang Zoom) Let's Go Go"

Hue & Cry "Looking For Linda"
Bon Jovi "Bad Medicine"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
New Order "Ecstasy"



Dexys Midnight Runners "Jackie Wilson Said"
Prince "Take Me With U"

ABC "SOS"
Hazell Dean "Searchin' (I Gotta Find A Man)"

Danny Wilson "Mary's Prayer"
ELO "Ticket To The Moon"



Bruce Springsteen "Brilliant Disguise"
Tanita Tikaram "Twist In My Sobriety"

Stevie Nicks "Rooms On Fire"
Theatre Of Hate "Do You Believe In The Westworld"

Dan Hartman "I Can Dream About You"
Vanessa Paradis "Joe Le Taxi"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Simple Minds "Take A Step Back"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Belle Stars "Iko Iko"
Meat Loaf "Priscilla"
Michael Jackson "Farewell My Summer Love"
All three tracks refer to Grandma in the lyrics.

Sunday, 6 May 2018

SHOW #257 - "Can I take you to a restaurant that's got glass tables? You can watch yourself while you are eating..."

The Beat "Mirror In The Bathroom"
David Sylvian and Ryuichi Sakamoto "Bamboo Houses"



Rush "Spirit Of Radio"
Donna Summer "She Works Hard For The Money"

Bomb The Bass "Beat Dis"
Elvis Costello and the Attractions "A Good Year For The Roses"

Sheila & B Devotion "Spacer"
Police "Spirits In The Material World"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Judie Tzuke "Understanding"



Adam and the Ants "Kings Of The Wild Frontier"
Jimmy The Hoover "Tantalise"

Def Leppard "Love Bites"
Alison Moyet "Invisible"

Human League "Open Your Heart"
Alice Cooper "Bed Of Nails"



Christopher Cross "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Marilyn "Calling Your Name"

Godley and Creme "Under Your Thumb"
UB40 "The Earth Dies Screaming"

Shannon "Let The Music Play"
Aztec Camera "Oblivious"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Eurythmics "Conditioned Soul"


LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Robin Beck "First Time"
River City People "What's Wrong With Dreaming?"
Billy Ocean "Loverboy"
All three artists have bodies of water in their name.

Sunday, 29 April 2018

SHOW #256 - "She lost her virtue before she could write; I lost mine too, on my very first night with you..."

Belouis Some "Imagination"
LA Mix "Check This Out"



Split Enz "I Got You"
Propaganda "Duel"

Rainbow "All Night Long"
Midnight Star "Headlines"

China Crisis "Wishful Thinking"
Neneh Cherry "Manchild"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Heaven 17 "Who'll Stop The Rain"



Hazel O'Connor "Will You?"
Bronski Beat "Hit That Perfect Beat"

Depeche Mode "A Question Of Time"
Shalamar "There It Is"

Michael McDonald "Sweet Freedom"
Bluebells "I'm Falling"



Level 42 "It's Over"
Echo and the Bunnymen "People Are Strange"

ELO "All Over The World"
Phil Fearon and Galaxy "Everybody's Laughing"

John Waite "Missing You"
Coldcut featuring Lisa Stansfield "People Hold On"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Mel & Kim "More Than Words Can Say"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Simple Minds "Speed Your Love To Me"
Billy Bragg "Greetings To The New Brunette"
Tracey Ullman "They Don't Know"
All three songs feature backing vocals by Kirsty MacColl.

Sunday, 22 April 2018

SHOW #255 - "Build on up, don't break the chain; sparks will fly when the whistle blows..."

Grace Jones "Slave To The Rhythm"
Edelweiss "Bring Me Edelweiss"



Kirsty MacColl "There's A Guy Works Down The Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis"
A Flock of Seagulls "Wishing (If I Had A Photograph Of You)"

Chicago "Hard Habit To Break"
Gary Numan "This Wreckage"

Hollywood Beyond "What's The Colour Of Money"
Style Council "A Solid Bond In Your Heart"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Status Quo "I Love Rock n Roll"



Duran Duran "Careless Memories"
Jimmy Somerville and June Miles Kingston "Comment Te Dire Adieu"

Bruce Springsteen "The River"
Bananarama "Nathan Jones"

Michael Jackson "P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)"
Slade "We'll Bring The House Down"



Suzanne Vega "Marlene On The Wall"
Bobby Brown "Every Little Step"

Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers "Tomorrow People"
Ultravox "Love's Great Adventure"

Roxy Music "Same Old Scene"
Lotus Eaters "The First Picture Of You"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Pixies "Monkey Gone To Heaven"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
The Cure "Just Like Heaven"
The Beat "Hit It"
A-Ha "Manhattan Skyline"
All three songs feature the title only as the last line.