Sunday, 18 November 2018

SHOW #285 - "There's a fine line holding my senses together and I think it's about to break..."

Duran Duran "Union Of The Snake"
Paul Hardcastle "The Wizard"



Voice Of The Beehive "I Say Nothing"
Bon Jovi "Born To Be My Baby"

Bananarama "Nathan Jones"
Culture Club "It's A Miracle"

Blue Zoo "Cry Boy Cry"
Suzanne Vega "Marlene On The Wall"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Stranglers "Let Me Introduce You To The Family"



Lotus Eaters "The First Picture Of You"
Howard Jones "Hide And Seek"

The Smiths "Girlfriend In A Coma"
Yazoo "Nobody's Diary"

Kirsty MacColl "There's A Guy Works Down The Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis"
Roachford "Family Man"



Hollywood Beyond "What's The Colour Of Money"
Kim Wilde "Chequered Love"

Bangles "Hazy Shade Of Winter"
A Flock Of Seagulls "Wishing (If I Had A Photograph Of You)"

Mobiles "Drowning In Berlin"
Simple Minds "Ghostdancing"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine "Let It Loose"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Lionel Richie "Stuck On You"
Joe Smooth "Promised Land"
Natasha "Iko Iko"
All three tracks were in the charts at the same as alternative versions of the same song.

Sunday, 11 November 2018

SHOW #284 - "All of these things I do, to get away from you, get away, run away, far away, how do I..."

Altered Images "I Could Be Happy"
UB40 "Homely Girl"



Johnny Hates Jazz "I Don't Want To Be A Hero"
Lloyd Cole and the Commotions "Brand New Friend"

Pretenders "Talk Of The Town"
Elton John & Millie Jackson "Act Of War"

Thompson Twins "Love On Your Side"
Beach Boys "Kokomo"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Wham! "Heartbeat"



Stephanie Mills "Never Knew Love Like This Before"
Owen Paul "My Favourite Waste Of Time"

Level 42 "Love Games"
Toto "Rosanna"

Baltimora "Tarzan Boy"
Assembly "Never Never"



Madonna "Who's That Girl"
Queen "Play The Game"

Blondie "Rapture"
Fun Boy Three "Summertime"

A-Ha "I've Been Losing You"
Bryan Ferry "Slave To Love"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Chris Rea "That's What They Always Say"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Sheila E "The Belle Of St Mark"
Don Henley "The End Of The Innocence"
Phil Collins "In The Air Tonight"
All three artists are singing and drumming on the tracks.

Sunday, 4 November 2018

SHOW #283 - "If I could've held you, I would've held you, but I'd choke rather than swallow my pride..."

Orange Juice "Rip It Up"
Sybil "Let Yourself Go"



Def Leppard "Pour Some Sugar On Me"
Paul Young "I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down"

Bangles "Walking Down Your Street"
Prince "Alphabet Street"

Timex Social Club "Rumors"
OMD "Joan Of Arc"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Stevie Wonder "Did I Hear You Say You Love Me"



Howard Jones "Pearl In The Shell"
Tippa Irie "Hello Darling"

Jesus and Mary Chain "April Skies"
Peter Cetera "Glory Of Love"

Malcolm McLaren and the World's Famous Supreme Team "Buffalo Gals"
Falco "Vienna Calling"



Fine Young Cannibals "Suspicious Minds"
Jaki Graham "Step Right Up"

Morrissey "Every Day Is Like Sunday"
Mary Jane Girls "All Night Long"

Rupert Holmes "Him"
Dire Straits "So Far Away"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
ZZ Top "Velcro Fly"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Frankie Goes To Hollywood "Two Tribes"
Agnetha Faltskog "I Won't Let You Go"
Wax "Bridge To Your Heart"
All three tracks have a 10cc connection - respectively, video directed by Godley & Creme, song co-written by Eric Stewart, band co-fronted by Graham Gouldman.

Sunday, 28 October 2018

SHOW #282 - "Bitter turns to sugar, some call a passive tune, but the day things turn sweet for me won't be too soon..."

Style Council "My Ever Changing Moods"
Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin "It's My Party"



Mel & Kim "Showing Out (Get Fresh At The Weekend)"
Stranglers "Skin Deep"

Phil Collins "Take Me Home"
Audrey Hall "Smile"

Adventures "Broken Land"
Patrice Rushen "Forget Me Nots"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Paul McCartney "Not Such A Bad Boy"



Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway "Back Together Again"
King "Won't You Hold My Hand Now"

Madonna "Lucky Star"
Then Jerico "The Motive (Living Without You)"

Sigue Sigue Sputnik "Love Missile F1-11"
Letitia Dean and Paul Medford "Something Outta Nothing"



The Police "Synchronicity II"
Teena Marie "Behind The Groove"

Depeche Mode "Behind The Wheel"
Everything But The Girl "Each And Everyone"

Belinda Carlisle "Circle In The Sand"
Status Quo "What You're Proposing"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Christians "Save A Soul In Every Town"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Pete Wylie "Sinful!"
Human League "The Things That Dreams Are Made Of"
Spandau Ballet "Highly Strung"
All three songs refer to a character called Jo(e)(y) in the lyrics.

Sunday, 21 October 2018

SHOW #281 - "All things are possible but happen less and less, this is my country, these are my reasons..."

Deacon Blue "Fergus Sings The Blues"
David Bowie "John I'm Only Dancing (Again)"



Simple Minds "Up On The Catwalk"
Classix Nouveaux "Is It A Dream"

The Clash "Bankrobber"
Bucks Fizz "Run For Your Life"

Billy Idol "Eyes Without A Face"
Air Supply "All Out Of Love"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Bruce Springsteen "Hungry Heart"



Nik Kershaw "Don Quixote"
Jody Watley "Looking For A New Love"

Harold Faltermeyer "Axel F"
Abba "Lay All Your Love On Me"

Alphaville "Big In Japan"
Dazz Band "Let It All Blow"



Madness "Wings Of A Dove"
Maria Vidal "Body Rock"

Guns 'n' Roses "Welcome To The Jungle"
OMD "So In Love"

Narada Michael Walden "I Shoulda Loved Ya"
Daryl Hall and John Oates "Kiss On My List"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Kylie Minogue "I'm Over Dreaming (Over You)"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Wee Papa Girl Rappers "Wee Rule"
Mike and the Mechanics "Nobody's Perfect"
Echo and the Bunnymen "Lips Like Sugar"
All three artists have words from the phonetic alphabet in their name.