Sunday, 13 January 2019

SHOW #293 - "This is a serious matter, too late to reconsider, no-one's gonna wanna know ya..."

Madness "Embarrassment"
Sarah Brightman and Steve Harley "The Phantom Of The Opera"



Genesis "Tonight Tonight Tonight"
George Michael "Monkey"

Julian Lennon "Too Late For Goodbyes"
A Flock Of Seagulls "Space Age Love Song"

The Beat "Too Nice To Talk To"
Kate Bush "Cloudbusting"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Nolans "Thank You For The Music"



Undertones "My Perfect Cousin"
Pepsi & Shirlie "Heartache"

Daryl Hall & John Oates "Private Eyes"
Commodores "Nightshift"

Big Country "Fields Of Fire (400 Miles)"
Sydney Youngblood "Sit And Wait"



Human League "Sound Of The Crowd"
Level 42 "The Chinese Way"

Bow Wow Wow "Go Wild In The Country"
Men At Work "Overkill"

Eurythmics "Right By Your Side"
Michael Jackson "Liberian Girl"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Berlin "Will I Ever Understand You?"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Average White Band "Let's Go Round Again"
Status Quo "Carol"
Pretenders "Hymn To Her"
All three tracks have a type of song in the title.

Sunday, 6 January 2019

SHOW #292 - "And all the world is biscuit shaped, it's just for me to feed my face..."

XTC "Senses Working Overtime"
Tina Turner "We Don't Need Another Hero"



David Sylvian "Red Guitar"
T'Pau "Secret Garden"

Chicago "Hard Habit To Break"
Adam and the Ants "Cartrouble"

Randy Crawford "Rainy Night In Georgia"
ELO "Calling America"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Kool and the Gang "Rollin'"



Whitesnake "Is This Love"
Pet Shop Boys "Domino Dancing"

Christians "When The Fingers Point"
Belinda Carlisle "Leave A Light On"

The Cure "Just Like Heaven"
Blow Monkeys "This Is Your Life"



Lloyd Cole and the Commotions "Lost Weekend"
Bananarama "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye"

Maxi Priest "Wild World"
The Alarm "Absolute Reality"

A-Ha "The Living Daylights"
Texas "I Don't Want A Lover"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Cher "We All Sleep Alone"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE
:
Queen and David Bowie "Under Pressure"
Def Leppard "Rock Of Ages"
Patrice Rushen "Forget Me Nots"
All three tracks were sampled on number one hits of the 90s.

Sunday, 30 December 2018

SHOW #291 - "Ain't never gonna work, get down in the dirt, I choose to cruise..."

Wham! "Wham! Rap (Enjoy What You Do)"
Robert Palmer "Some Guys Have All The Luck"



OMD "Secret"
Grace Jones "Pull Up To The Bumper"

Hipsway "The Honeythief"
Funky Worm "Hustle (To The Music)"

Soft Cell "Torch"
Heart "These Dreams"

The Fall "Victoria"
Mark E Smith died in January, aged 60.

 

Squeeze "Labelled With Love"
Womack & Womack "Love Wars"

Simple Minds "Kick It In"
Sade "Smooth Operator"

Nick Kamen "Each Time You Break My Heart"
Kate Bush "Army Dreamers"



Will To Power "Baby I Love Your Way"
Spandau Ballet "Only When You Leave"

Ramones "Baby I Love You"
Thompson Twins "You Take Me Up"

Donna Summer "Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger)"
Dream Academy "Life In A Northern Town"

Chas & Dave "Ain't No Pleasing You"
Chas Hodges died in September, aged 74.

 

LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE
:
Julia Fordham "Happy Ever After"
George Benson "20/20"
Paul Hardcastle "19"
Happy 20 19 ... and that's to all our listeners!

Journeys To Glory took a break for the final show of 2018.

Sunday, 23 December 2018

SHOW #290 - "Well maybe this could be the ending, there's nothing left of you..."

Strawberry Switchblade "Since Yesterday"
Alvin Stardust "So Near To Christmas"



Joe Jackson "It's Different For Girls"
Change "A Lover's Holiday"

The Cure "Lullaby"
Kurtis Blow "Christmas Rappin'"

Japan "Ghosts"
John Waite "Missing You"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Fine Young Cannibals "Funny How Love Is"



Scritti Politti "Absolute"
Shakin' Stevens "Blue Christmas"

Deborah Harry "I Want That Man"
UB40 "Sing Our Own Song"

Rainbow "All Night Long"
Cliff Richard "Little Town"



Survivor "Burning Heart"
Madonna "Dear Jessie"

Madness "Tomorrow's Just Another Day"
Jingle Belles "Christmas Spectre"

Pet Shop Boys "Suburbia"
Hazel O'Connor "Will You"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Sinitta "Feels Like The First Time"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Adam Ant "Apollo 9"
Crusaders "Night Ladies"
Re-Flex "The Politics Of Dancing"
Nine ... ladies ... dancing - from the 12 Days Of Christmas.

Sunday, 16 December 2018

SHOW #289 - "In the warmth of our bed, all of the things that you said were 'la di da, di da"..."

Carly Simon "Why"
Gary Numan "Cars (E Reg Model)"



Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson "Say Say Say"
Lipps Inc "Funky Town"

Human League "Open Your Heart"
Adam and the Ants "Kings Of The Wild Frontier"

Neil Diamond "Love On The Rocks"
A-Ha "Touchy!"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY
:
Slade "(And Now The Waltz) C'est La Vie"



Joan Armatrading "Drop The Pilot"
Danny Wilson "The Second Summer Of Love"

Pointer Sisters "Neutron Dance"
Bruce Springsteen "Brilliant Disguise"

The Alarm "68 Guns"
Blondie "Island Of Lost Souls"



Kool and the Gang "Misled"
The Beat "Mirror In The Bathroom"

Squeeze "Hourglass"
Vanessa Paradis "Joe Le Taxi"

Level 42 "Heaven In My Hands"
Shannon "Let The Music Play"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY
:
Foreigner "Reaction To Action"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Tourists "So Good To Be Back Home Again"
It Bites "Whole New World"
Pogues featuring Kirsty MacColl "Fairytale Of New York"
All three lead singers were born on Christmas Day.