Sunday, 10 December 2017

SHOW #237 - "I'm the beggar on the corner, will no-one spare a dime? I'm the child that never learns to read 'cause no-one spared the time..."

UB40 "One In Ten"
All About Eve "December"



Scarlet Fantastic "No Memory"
Jonathan Butler "Lies"

Rainbow "I Surrender"
Sal Solo "San Damiano (Heart And Soul)"

Tiffany "I Saw Him Standing There"
Squeeze "Labelled With Love"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Dayton "The Sound Of Music"



Bananarama "Shy Boy"
Dave Edmunds "The Race Is On"

Loose Ends "Hangin' On A String"
Icehouse "Hey Little Girl"

Wonder Stuff "Don't Let Me Down Gently"
Kim Wilde "Rage To Love"



Cliff Richard "Baby You're Dynamite"
Jesus and Mary Chain "Sidewalking"

ABC "Tears Are Not Enough"
Beatmasters featuring PP Arnold "Burn It Up"

David Sylvian "The Ink In The Well"
Madness "Cardiac Arrest"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Double "Devil's Ball"


LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Paul Young "Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home)"
Chaka Khan "Watching The World"
Gary Numan "Music For Chameleons"
All three songs feature Pino Palladino on bass.

Sunday, 3 December 2017

SHOW #236 - "And talk will come to shouting while the shouting still goes on, but we are only singers and too many songs are sung..."

Big Country "One Great Thing"
Jason Donovan "When You Come Back To Me"



Donna Allen "Serious"
Level 42 "Micro Kid"

Prefab Sprout "When Love Breaks Down"
Tight Fit "Fantasy Island"

Heart "What About Love"
Force MDs "Tender Love"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Billy Joel "This Night"



Blondie "Island Of Lost Souls"
Wham! "Where Did Your Heart Go?"

Slade "My Oh My"
Kylie Minogue "Je Ne Sais Pas Pourquoi"

Erik B & Rakim "Paid In Full"
New Musik "World Of Water"



Queen "Las Palabras de Amor"
Mica Paris "Like Dreamers Do"

Five Star "Let Me Be The One"
Passions "I'm In Love With A German Film Star"

Robert Howard and Kym Mazelle "Wait"
ZZ Top "Sharp Dressed Man"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Lilac Time "Black Velvet"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Huey Lewis and the News "Stuck With You"
Jennifer Rush "Madonna's Eyes"
Frankie Goes To Hollywood "Suffragette City"
All three artists had a hit with a song called The Power Of Love.

Sunday, 26 November 2017

SHOW #235 - "I'm gonna lock up what I'm feeling inside, ain't no way you can break down the door..."

Erasure "Victim Of Love"
Stiff Little Fingers "Tin Soldiers"



Spandau Ballet "Fight For Ourselves"
Colonel Abrams "I'm Not Gonna Let You (Get The Best Of Me)"

Piranhas "Zambezi"
Voggue "Dancin' The Night Away"

Sting "Spread A Little Happiness"
Motley Crue "Girls Girls Girls"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Bobby G "Big Deal"



Rick Astley "My Arms Keep Missing You"
Rainmakers "Let My People Go Go"

Bryan Adams "Heaven"
Rochelle "My Magic Man"

Change "Searching"
Dexys Midnight Runners "Let's Get This Straight (From The Start)"



Communards "Tomorrow"
Dee C Lee "See The Day"

Nolans "Gotta Pull Myself Together"
Stranglers "Midnight Summer Dream"

George Michael "Kissing A Fool"
Sandie Shaw "Hand In Glove"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Tom Petty "Free Fallin'"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Michael Jackson "Human Nature"
Aerosmith "Angel"
Blancmange "Don't Tell Me"
Song titles identical to hits by Madonna.

Sunday, 19 November 2017

SHOW #234 - "You may not like the things we do, only idiots ignore the truth..."

Adam and the Ants "Dog Eat Dog"
Jolly Roger "Acid Man"



Pet Shop Boys "Love Comes Quickly"
Rolling Stones "She's So Cold"

Sam Brown "Can I Get A Witness"
Kool and the Gang "Straight Ahead"

Colour Field "Thinking Of You"
Aswad "Give A Little Love"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
SPK "Metal Dance"



Bangles "Be With You"
Iron Maiden "Infinite Dreams"

Duran Duran "New Moon On Monday"
Yarbrough & Peoples "Don't Stop The Music"

Oh Well "Oh Well"
Eurythmics "Beethoven (I Love To Listen)"



Afrika Bambaataa featuring UB40 "Reckless"
Bee Gees "Spirits Having Flown"

Gary Numan "We Are Glass"
The Damned "Gigolo"

A-Ha "Train Of Thought"
Evelyn Champagne King "Back To Love"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
New Model Army "51st State"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five "The Message"
Pretenders "I Hurt You"
Karel Fialka "Hey Matthew"
Songs all contain references to the TV show Dallas in the lyrics.

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"

Sunday, 8 October 2017

SHOW #228 - "Can't you do anything for me, can I touch you for a while, can I meet you another day..."

Genesis "Turn It On Again"
Barry Manilow "Let's Hang On"



Jellybean "Jingo"
David Lee Roth "Just Like Paradise"

Culture Club "The Medal Song"
Olivia Newton John "Magic"

Japan "Cantonese Boy"
Karyn White "Superwoman"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Chris de Burgh "Don't Pay The Ferryman"



Bucks Fizz "I Hear Talk"
Fish "State Of Mind"

Men At Work "It's A Mistake"
Sad Cafe "My Oh My"

Talk Talk "Talk Talk"
Cliff Richard "She's So Beautiful"



Deacon Blue "When Will You Make My Telephone Ring"
Belle Stars "Sweet Memory"

Adam and the Ants "Deutscher Girls"
Jets "Crush On You"

ZZ Top "Rough Boy"
Princess "After The Love Has Gone"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Aztec Camera "Deep And Wide And Tall"



Prince "Alphabet Street"
The Damned "Alone Again Or"

Jon & Vangelis "I Hear You Now"
Cocteau Twins "Pearly-Dewdrops' Drops"

Sunday, 1 October 2017

SHOW #227 - "I said hip man, rise up, and the rain was falling in the papercup..."

London Boys "Requiem"
David Bowie "Alabama Song"



Visage "The Damned Don't Cry"
Baltimora "Tarzan Boy"

Mel & Kim "F.L.M."
Roman Holiday "Don't Try To Stop It"

Iron Maiden "Aces High"
Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam with Full Force "I Wonder If I Take You Home"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Kurtis Blow "The Breaks"


Madness "Grey Day"
Holly Johnson "Americanos"

ELO "Twilight"
The Jam "The Bitterest Pill (I Ever Had To Swallow)"

Meat Loaf "Midnight At The Lost And Found"
Erasure "The Circus"



The Alarm "Where Were You Hiding When The Storm Broke"
Eurythmics "Miracle Of Love"

Soft Cell "What?"
Roy Orbison "She's A Mystery To Me"

Hot Chocolate "Tears On The Telephone"
Inner City "Ain't Nobody Better"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Motorcycle Boy "Big Rock Candy Mountain"



OMD "Maid Of Orleans (The Waltz Joan Of Arc)"
Philip Bailey "Walking On The Chinese Wall"

Ollie and Jerry "Breakin...There's No Stopping Us"
Stranglers "No Mercy"

Sunday, 24 September 2017

SHOW #226 - "It may take a little time, a lonely path, an uphill climb, success or failure will not alter it..."

Howard Jones "Things Can Only Get Better"
Waterfront "Cry"



Gibson Brothers "Cuba"
Wonder Stuff "Golden Green"

Westworld "Ba-Na-Na-Bam-Boo"
Bomb The Bass "Megablast"

Echo and the Bunnymen "The Back Of Love"
Saxon "And The Bands Played On"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Haywoode "A Time Like This"



Shakin' Stevens "Marie Marie"
Mari Wilson "Cry Me A River"

Five Star "Find The Time"
Kajagoogoo "The Lion's Mouth"

Human League "Sound Of The Crowd"
Diana Ross "Mirror Mirror"



Dexys Midnight Runners "Show Me"
Nolans "Who's Gonna Rock You"

Toyah "Thunder In The Mountains"
Quireboys "7 O'Clock"

Jermaine Stewart "Get Lucky"
Morrissey "Ouija Board Ouija Board"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Ghost Dance "Celebrate"



Scritti Politti "Oh Patti (Don't Feel Sorry For Loverboy)"
Lambrettas "Da-a-a-a-nce"

Belouis Some "Some People"
Gladys Knight and the Pips "Bourgie Bourgie"

Sunday, 17 September 2017

SHOW #225 - "Invisible airwaves crackle with life, bright antennae bristle with the energy..."

Rush "Spirit Of Radio"
Gloria Gaynor "I Am What I Am"



Housemaster Boyz and the Rude Boy of House "House Nation"
Fun Boy Three "The Telephone Always Rings"

Amazulu "Don't You Just Know It"
JoBoxers "Just Got Lucky"

Depeche Mode "A Question Of Lust"
Cheri "Murphy's Law"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Foreigner "Urgent"



The Cure "A Forest"
And Why Not? "Restless Days (She Screams Out Loud)"

Narada "Divine Emotions"
All About Eve "Every Angel"

Will Powers "Kissing With Confidence"
Propaganda "Dr Mabuse"



OMD "Genetic Engineering"
Def Leppard "Rocket"

Shakatak "Easier Said Than Done"
Sisters Of Mercy "Dominion"

Chaka Khan "This Is My Night"
Tom Robinson "War Baby"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Boom Boom Room "Here Comes The Man"



Jason Donovan "Every Day (I Love You More)"
Icehouse "Crazy"

Jacksons "Walk Right Now"
Spandau Ballet "Round And Round"

Sunday, 10 September 2017

SHOW #224 - "All afternoon doing every little chore, the thought of you stays bright..."

Liza Minnelli "Losing My Mind"
UB40 "Where Did I Go Wrong"



Frankie Goes To Hollywood "Rage Hard"
Cashflow "Mine All Mine"

Tone Loc "Wild Thing"
Hazel O'Connor "Eighth Day"

Oran 'Juice' Jones "The Rain"
The Cars "Since You're Gone"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Billy Fury "Love Or Money"



Genesis "Tonight Tonight Tonight"
Janet Jackson "Nasty"

Kane Gang "Closest Thing To Heaven"
The Jam "Dreams Of Children"

Associates "Club Country"
Paul Hardcastle "Just For Money"



Christians "Words"
Debbie Harry "French Kissin' In The USA"

ACDC "Rock 'n' Roll Ain't Noise Pollution"
Midnight Star "Midas Touch"

Madness "One Better Day"
Creatures "Mad Eyed Screamer"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Soup Dragons "Soft As Your Face"



Donna Summer "I Don't Wanna Get Hurt"
Ultravox "The Thin Wall"

Windjammer "Tossing And Turning"
Duran Duran "All She Wants Is"

Sunday, 3 September 2017

SHOW #223 - "Other evidence has shown that you and I are still alone, we skirt around the danger zone..."

Suzanne Vega "Marlene On The Wall"
Matchbox "Buzz Buzz A Diddle It"



Sunfire "Young, Free And Single"
The Clash "This Is England"

Gloria Estefan "Oye Mi Canto (Hear My Voice)"
Ozzy Osbourne "Shot In The Dark"

Debbie Gibson "Foolish Beat"
The Smiths "Shakespeare's Sister"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Billy Idol "Flesh For Fantasy"



Bruce Springsteen "Tougher Than The Rest"
Matt Bianco "Wap Bam Boogie"

Chic "My Feet Keep Dancing"
David Bowie "Never Let Me Down"

Steve Arrington "Feel So Real"
Malcolm McLaren and the Bootzilla Orchestra "Waltz Darling"



Thompson Twins "King For A Day"
Level 42 "Love Games"

Sheena Easton and Kenny Rogers "We've Got Tonight"
Jody Watley with Erik B & Rakim "Friends"

A-Ha "Touchy!"
S Express "Superfly Guy"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Tracy Chapman "Talkin' About A Revolution"



Dream Academy "Life In A Northern Town"
Paul Simon "The Boy In The Bubble"

Swing Out Sister "Surrender"
David Joseph "You Can't Hide Your Love From Me"

Sunday, 27 August 2017

SHOW #222 - "She'll expose you when she snows you off your feet with the crumbs she throws you..."

Kim Carnes "Bette Davis Eyes"
George Duke "Brazilian Love Affair"



Huey Lewis and the News "Do You Believe In Love"
Bananarama "Love, Truth and Honesty"

Billy Joel "An Innocent Man"
Rene and Angela "I'll Be Good"

Midge Ure + Mick Karn "After A Fashion"
Vixen "Cryin'"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Special AKA "Racist Friend"



Curiosity Killed The Cat "Name And Number"
Stephanie Mills "The Medicine Song"

Big Country "Chance"
Paula Abdul "Forever Your Girl"

Meat Loaf "Modern Girl"
Ward Brothers "Cross That Bridge"



Alexander O'Neal "If You Were Here Tonight"
Carmel "More More More"

Barbara Streisand "Woman In Love"
Police "King Of Pain"

OMD "Messages"
Bobby Brown "Don't Be Cruel"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Jean Michel Jarre "Fourth Rendezvous"



The Cult "Fire Woman"
Depeche Mode "Get The Balance Right"

RAH Band "Clouds Across The Moon"
Adeva "Warning"

Sunday, 20 August 2017

SHOW #221 - "Silly little sniggers from the women liberators, but I'll stand and hold my post..."

Madness "Uncle Sam"
Hear 'n' Aid "Stars"



Tracey Ullman "Breakaway"
Tourists "So Good To Be Back Home Again"

UB40 "Dream A Lie"
China Crisis "King In A Catholic Style"

New Order "Fine Time"
Cliff Richard "Please Don't Fall In Love"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Untouchables "I Spy For The FBI"



Queen "Scandal"
Donna Summer "Unconditional Love"

Madonna "Causing A Commotion"
Jona Lewie "You'll Always Find Me In The Kitchen At Parties"

Fuzzbox "International Rescue"
Simple Minds "Someone Somewhere (In Summertime)"



Hazell Dean "Maybe We Should Call It A Day"
LL Cool J "Going Back To Cali"

Style Council "Come To Milton Keynes"
T'Pau "Only The Lonely"

PiL "Disappointed"
Bryan Adams and Tina Turner "It's Only Love"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Texas "Everyday Now"



Paul McCartney "My Brave Face"
New Model Army "No Rest"

Commodores "Nightshift"
Natasha "Iko Iko"

Sunday, 13 August 2017

SHOW #220 - "It won't take a lot of thought for you to do it; you just feel the groove and baby then you move it..."

Inner City "Big Fun"
Duran Duran "Burning The Ground"



Linx "Intuition"
Kane Gang "Respect Yourself"

Bananarama "I Can't Help It"
ACDC "Heatseeker"

Nick Kamen "Each Time You Break My Heart"
Haysi Fantayzee "Shiny Shiny"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Blancmange "Feel Me"



ELO "I'm Alive"
Four Tops "Don't Walk Away"

Nik Kershaw "Human Racing"
Yazz "Where Has All The Love Gone"

Fleetwood Mac "Oh Diane"
Artists United Against Apartheid "Sun City"



Billy Idol "Sweet Sixteen"
Beggar & Co "Somebody Help Me Out"

Hooters "Satellite"
Shakin' Stevens "Lipstick Powder And Paint"

Smiths "Shoplifters Of The World Unite"
Derek B "Bad Young Brother"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts "I Hate Myself For Loving You"



Laura Branigan "Self Control"
Radio Heart featuring Gary Numan "Radio Heart"

Dire Straits "So Far Away"
Japan "Ghosts"

Sunday, 6 August 2017

SHOW #219 - "One in a million, oh so rare; a nightingale in Berkeley Square..."

Rod Stewart "What Am I Gonna Do"
The Alarm "Strength"



Eurythmics "I Need A Man"
Randy Crawford "Almaz"

Judas Priest "Breaking The Law"
Kim Wilde "Hey Mr Heartache"

Shalamar "Friends"
Freddie Mercury "Love Kills"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Undertones "Julie Ocean"



Arthur Baker and Al Green with the Backbeat Disciples "The Message Is Love"
Lloyd Cole and the Commotions "Jennifer She Said"

Krush "House Arrest"
Rick Astley "She Wants To Dance With Me"

David Bowie and the Pat Metheny Group "This Is Not America"
Funk Master "It's Over"



Then Jerico "The Motive"
The Limit "Say Yeah"

Dusty Springfield "In Private"
Mory Kanté "Yeke Yeke"

A-Ha "Manhattan Skyline"
Siouxsie and the Banshees "Happy House"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Gary Moore "The Loner"



The Beat "Too Nice To Talk To"
Ray Parker Jr "I Don't Think That Man Should Sleep Alone"

Genesis "Mama"
Michael Jackson "Liberian Girl"

Sunday, 30 July 2017

SHOW #218 - "Then one day she's satisfied and the next I'll find her crying, and it's nothing she can explain..."

Bangles "If She Knew What She Wants"
Suzi Quatro "Mama's Boy"



Third World "Dancing On The Floor (Hooked On Love)"
Bryan Adams "Somebody"

Echo and the Bunnymen "Silver"
Sonia "Can't Forget You"

Sylvester featuring Patrick Cowley "Do You Wanna Funk"
All About Eve "Wild Hearted Woman"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Mo-Dettes "Paint It Black"



Freeez "Flying High"
Five Star "Strong As Steel"

Blue Rondo A La Turk "Me And Mr Sanchez"
Abba "Head Over Heels"

D Mob featuring Cathy Dennis "C'mon And Get My Love"
Shakin' Stevens "Turning Away"



Viola Wills "Both Sides Now"
New Musik "Living By Numbers"

A Flock Of Seagulls "Space Age Love Song"
Whitesnake "Still Of The Night"

Trans X "Living On Video"
Jesus and Mary Chain "Darklands"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Zapp "It Doesn't Really Matter"



Spandau Ballet "Musclebound"
Ofra Haza "I'm Nin'Alu"

Robbie Robertson "Somewhere Down The Crazy River"
Bros "Too Much"

Sunday, 23 July 2017

SHOW #217 - "Yesterday I got so scared I shivered like a child, yesterday away from you, it froze me deep inside..."

The Cure "In Between Days"
Gap Band "Party Lights"



Bill Wyman "(Si Si) Je Suis Un Rock Star"
Simon Harris "Bass (How Low Van You Go)"

Mel & Kim "That's The Way It Is"
Go West "Don't Look Down"

Beloved "The Sun Rising"
Dead Or Alive "Lover Come Back To Me"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Altered Images "Love To Stay"



Simple Minds "Kick It In"
Showaddywaddy "Multiplication"

Arcadia "Election Day"
Jeffrey Osborne "Stay With Me Tonight"

Guns 'n' Roses "Nightrain"
Maisonettes "Heartache Avenue"



Communards "So Cold The Night"
Stranglers "Nice In Nice"

Adam and the Ants "Young Parisians"
Vesta Williams "Once Bitten Twice Shy"

David Bowie "Time Will Crawl"
Spagna "Every Girl And Boy"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Young MC "Bust A Move"



Malcolm McLaren "Double Dutch"
BA Robertson "Kool In The Kaftan"

Men At Work "Dr Heckyll and Mr Jive"
OMD "Souvenir"

Sunday, 16 July 2017

SHOW #216 - "Get back up, party down, there's so many good ones still around..."

Robbie Nevil "C'est La Vie"
Thin Lizzy "Thunder And Lightning"



Kylie Minogue "Never Too Late"
Pretenders "Back On The Chain Gang"

Stray Cats "(She's) Sexy And 17"
Funky Worm "Hustle To The Music"

Billy Idol "Eyes Without A Face"
Transvision Vamp "Landslide To Love"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Twisted Sister "We're Not Gonna Take It"



Flying Pickets "When You're Young And In Love"
Wah! "Hope (I Wish You'd Believe Me)"

Brothers Johnson "Stomp"
Jimmy The Hoover "Tantalise"

The Smiths "The Boy With The Thorn In His Side"
Nik Kershaw "Wide Boy"



XTC "Generals And Majors"
Poison "Your Mama Don't Dance"

Captain Sensible "Wot"
Jaki Graham "Breaking Away"

London Boys "London Nights"
Godley & Creme "Cry"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Art Of Noise "Dragnet"



Darling Buds "Hit The Ground"
Nick Straker Band "A Walk In The Park"

Genesis "In Too Deep"
George Benson "Shiver"

Sunday, 9 July 2017

SHOW #215 - "You can tell from expression that he makes public that he suffers from a badly broken heart..."

Sheila E "The Belle Of St Mark"
Steven Dante "I'm Too Scared"



Michael Jackson "Farewell My Summer Love"
Rosie Vela "Magic Smile"

UB40 "Don't Let It Pass You By"
The Damned "Grimly Fiendish"

Kurtis Blow "If I Ruled The World"
Marilyn "You Don't Love Me"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
BB&Q Band "On The Beat"



Heaven 17 "Come Live With Me"
Redskins "Bring It Down (This Insane Thing)"

Johnny Hates Jazz "Heart Of Gold"
Iron Maiden "Sanctuary"

Starlight "Numero Uno"
The Mission "Wasteland"


Full Force "Alice I Want You Just For Me"
Aztec Camera "How Men Are"

Tanita Tikaram "Twist In My Sobriety"
Spandau Ballet "Communication"

Marillion "Freaks"
Sinitta "I Don't Believe In Miracles"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Style Council "How She Threw It All Away"



Anita Baker "Sweet Love"
The Alarm "Rain In The Summertime")

Ultravox "One Small Day"
Sister Sledge "Got To Love Somebody"

Sunday, 2 July 2017

SHOW #214 - "To my bed, I had it made like a mountain range, with a snow white pillow for my big fat head..."

Peter Gabriel "Big Time"
Diana Ross "My Old Piano"



Jack 'n' Chill "The Jack That House Built"
Kiss "Reason To Live"

Level 42 "The Chinese Way"
Undertones "It's Going To Happen!"

Tiffany "Radio Romance"
Kajagoogoo "Ooh To Be Ah"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Chas + Dave "Margate"



King "Alone Without You"
David Essex "Silver Dream Machine"

Furniture "Brilliant Mind"
Gibson Brothers "Mariana"

Luther Vandross "I Really Didn't Mean It"
Inmates "The Walk"



Swansway "Soul Train"
Hazell Dean "Turn It Into Love"

Kate Bush "Army Dreamers"
Ten City "That's The Way Love Is"

Gary Numan "I Die: You Die" (Steven Coates, Fb)
Tippa Irie "Hello Darlin'"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Bucks Fizz "You And Your Heart So Blue"



Human League "Open Your Heart"
Its Immaterial "Driving Away From Home"

Rolling Stones "Emotional Rescue"
Lisa Stansfield "This Is The Right Time"

Sunday, 25 June 2017

SHOW #213 - "High on a mountain the men looked below, cooked up a plan that would outwit their foe..."

It Bites "Calling All The Heroes"
Cookie Crew "Born This Way (Let's Dance)"



Asia "Don't Cry"
Nolans "Chemistry"

The Jam "Precious"
Pepsi & Shirlie "Goodbye Stranger"

Iron Maiden "Can I Play With Madness"
Imagination "Thank You My Love"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Janis Ian "The Other Side Of The Sun"



Electribe 101 "Tell Me When The Fever Ended"
Housemartins "Build"

Barracudas "Summer Fun"
Rod Stewart "Sweet Surrender"

Janet Jackson "Rhythm Nation"
Dr Hook "Girls Can Get It"



Lotus Eaters "The First Picture Of You"
Five Star "Rock My World"

Glen Goldsmith "I Won't Cry"
Pretenders "Hymn To Her"

Depeche Mode "Blasphemous Rumours"
Polecats "Rockabilly Guy"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Soulsister "The Way To Your Heart"



Ozzy Osbourne "So Tired"
Madness "Sweetest Girl"

Londonbeat "9am (The Comfort Zone)"
Altered Images "Don't Talk To Me About Love"

Sunday, 18 June 2017

SHOW #212 - "Breathing shifts your careless head, untroubled by the chaos of our lives..."

Eurythmics "When Tomorrow Comes"
Associates "Party Fears Two"



Kinks "Come Dancing"
Brother Beyond "Drive On"

Belinda Carlisle "World Without You"
Falco "Vienna Calling"

Spandau Ballet "How Many Lies"
Echo and the Bunnymen "Crocodiles"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Hanoi Rocks "Malibu Beach Nightmare"



Bomb The Bass "Beat Dis"
Manhattan Transfer "Spice Of Life"

Hue and Cry "Violently"
Bow Wow Wow "C30 C60 C90 Go!"

ZZ Top "Legs"
Duran Duran "Do You Believe In Shame"



Yazz "Fine Time"
Graham Bonnet "Night Games"

Big Sound Authority "This House (Is Where Your Love Stands)"
New Order "Shellshock"

Wet Wet Wet "Broke Away"
Heatwave "Jitterbuggin'"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Alison Moyet "Ordinary Girl"





De La Soul "Eye Know"
Blue Zoo "Cry Boy Cry"

Mike and the Mechanics "Silent Running"
Wendy & Lisa "Satisfaction"

Sunday, 11 June 2017

SHOW #211 - "I can't sit still or settle down, and when I walk I don't touch the ground..."

OMD "Tesla Girls"
The Beat "Ranking Full Stop"



Paul McCartney "Take It Away"
S Express "Mantra For A State Of Mind"

Taylor Dayne "Prove Your Love"
ELO "Calling America"

Sisters Of Mercy "Lucretia My Reflection"
Kim Wilde "Love Blonde"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Steve Perry "Oh Sherrie"



Elvis Costello "I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down"
Olivia Newton John "Landslide"

Jimmy Nail "Love Don't Live Here Anymore"
Vanessa Paradis "Joe Le Taxi"

The Smiths "I Started Something I Couldn't Finish"
Kylie Minogue "Wouldn't Change A Thing"



Stevie Wonder & Michael Jackson "Get It"
Man 2 Man meet Man Parrish "Male Stripper"

The Fall "There's A Ghost In My House"
Sinead O'Connor "Mandinka"

Level 42 "It's Over"
Eddy Grant "Do You Feel My Love"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Depeche Mode "Little 15"



Monsoon "Ever So Lonely"
Paul Young "I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down"

Kool and the Gang "Too Hot"
Crowded House "Don't Dream It's Over"

Sunday, 4 June 2017

SHOW #210 - "If you gotta crush, don't beat about the bush, when I gotta crush..."

Slade "Run Runaway"
Marc Almond "Bitter Sweet"



Suzanne Vega "Luka"
AC/DC "Touch Too Much"

Dexys Midnight Runners "Because Of You"
Beastie Boys "She's Crafty"

Tears For Fears "The Way You Are"
Coldcut featuring Yazz "Doctorin' The House"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
The Quick "Rhythm Of The Jungle"



Bucks Fizz "If You Can't Stand The Heat"
Fine Young Cannibals "Don't Look Back"

Donna Summer "Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger)"
Spear Of Destiny "So In Love With You"

Sonia "You'll Never Stop Me Loving You"
Ultravox "All Stood Still"



Barry Manilow "I Made It Through The Rain"
Aretha Franklin and Whitney Houston "It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Never Gonna Be"

Bad Manners "Ne-Ne Na-Na Na-Na Nu-Nu"
Erasure "Drama!"

Mary Jane Girls "All Night Long"
REM "Orange Crush"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Gavin Christopher "One Step Closer To You"



Pasadenas "Riding On A Train"
Eric Clapton "Behind The Mask"

Siouxsie and the Banshees "Dazzle"
Conway Brothers "Turn It Up"

Sunday, 28 May 2017

SHOW #209 - "They say stay away, don't want you home today, keep away from our door, don't come round here no more..."

Madness "Embarrassment"
Elton John "I'm Still Standing"



Prefab Sprout "Cars And Girls"
Eurythmics "Julia"

Swing Out Sister "Breakout"
Haircut 100 "Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl)"

Drum Theatre "Eldorado"
Kariya "Let Me Love You For Tonight"



Prince "When Doves Cry"
Dollar "Give Me Back My Heart"

The Cure "Charlotte Sometimes"
Agnetha Faltskog "Wrap Your Arms Around Me"

Fleetwood Mac "Everywhere"
Holly Johnson "Love Train"

Madonna "Open Your Heart"
Bruce Springsteen "Dancing In The Dark"



Visage "Pleasure Boys"
Geraldine Hunt "Can't Fake The Feeling"

Matthew Wilder "Break My Stride"
Stan Ridgway "Camouflage"

Dogs D'Amour "How Come It Never Rains"
Al B Sure! "Nite And Day"



Peter Gabriel "Games Without Frontiers"
Assembly "Never Never"

ABC "King Without A Crown"
Nik Kershaw "Nobody Knows"

Kim Wilde "Chequered Love"
Marvin Gaye "Sexual Healing"
 
This was a special edition to mark the show's fourth birthday (and the host's 44th) featuring No.4 hits and No.44 songs of the 80s.

Sunday, 21 May 2017

SHOW #208 - "When you try to put up a front for me, I'm a spy but on your side, you see..."

Daryl Hall and John Oates "Private Eyes"
Arthur Adams "You Got The Floor"



Everything But The Girl "Each And Everyone"
Marllion "Punch And Judy"

Sheena Easton "One Man Woman"
Kon Kan "I Beg Your Pardon"

China Crisis "Best Kept Secret"
Specials "Rude Buoys Outa Jail"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
David Van Day "Young Americans Talking"



Bon Jovi "Living In Sin"
Little Benny and the Masters "Who Comes To Boogie"

Errol Brown "Personal Touch"
Boomtown Rats "The Elephant's Graveyard"

808 State "Pacific State"
Mica Paris "Breathe Life Into Me"



Smiley Culture "Police Officer"
Swing Out Sister "You On My Mind"

Sad Cafe "I'm In Love Again"
Howard Jones "Life In One Day"

Elvis Costello (The Imposter) "Pills And Soap"
Princess "Tell Me Tomorrow"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Peter Murphy "Indigo Eyes"



Midge Ure "Call Of The Wild"
Hazell Dean "Searchin' (I Gotta Find A Man)"

Big Country "The Teacher"
Soul II Soul "Get A Life"

Sunday, 14 May 2017

SHOW #207 - "You hold me in your arms and squeeze me and you leave me, making me blue..."

Janet Jackson "When I Think Of You"
Queen "The Miracle"



The Bluebells "I'm Falling"
Heart "Who Will You Run To"

Bourgeois Tagg "I Don't Mind At All"
Hollywood Beyond "What's The Colour Of Money"

Kissing The Pink "The Last Film"
Jim Diamond "I Should Have Known Better"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Matt Bianco "Sneaking Out The Back Door"



Status Quo "Something 'Bout You Baby I Like"
Debbie Gibson "Only In My Dreams"

Paul McCartney "Press"
The Cure "Just Like Heaven"    

The Beat "Mirror In The Bathroom"
S Express "Hey Music Lover"



Billy Joel "All For Leyna"
King "Torture"

Samantha Fox "I Only Wanna Be With You"
Erasure "Ship Of Fools"

Timex Social Club "Rumors"
John Foxx "Underpass"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Black "Everything's Coming Up Roses"



Dionne Warwick "Heartbreaker"
The Mighty Wah! "Come Back"

Voice of the Beehive "I Say Nothing"
Bronski Beat "It Ain't Necessarily So"

Sunday, 7 May 2017

SHOW #206 - "Tell me about the ocean moving in slow motion, I see it glitter in the sun..."

Simple Minds "All The Things She Said"
RAH Band "The Falcon"



Christians "Hooverville (And They Promised Us The World)"
Kool and the Gang "Fresh"

Gillan "Trouble"
Sly & Robbie "Boops (Here To Go)"

Deacon Blue "Love And Regret"
Run DMC "It's Tricky"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Strikers "Body Music"



The Chords "Maybe Tomorrow"
Barbara Dickson "January February"

Dire Straits "Twisting By The Pool"
A Guy Called Gerald "Voodoo Ray"

Ian Dury and the Blockheads "I Want To Be Straight"
Katrina and the Waves "Sun Street"



Stranglers "Bear Cage"
Pet Shop Boys "Opportunities (Let's Make Lots Of Money)"

Beastie Boys "Girls"
Will Downing "A Love Supreme"

Alvin Stardust "Pretend"
The Police "Wrapped Around Your Finger"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Momus "Hairstyle Of The Devil"



Level 42 "Heaven In My Hands"
Sade "The Sweetest Taboo"

Yazoo "Nobody's Diary"
Robert Palmer "Looking For Clues"

Sunday, 30 April 2017

SHOW #205 - "New lovers meet as they dance through the night, the moonlight falls on this magical sight..."

Shakatak "Down On The Street"
Pete Townshend "Rough Boys"



Was (Not Was) "Spy In The House Of Love"
Thompson Twins "Watching"

Ultravox "Sleepwalk"
Pat Benatar "All Fired Up")

Cameo "Candy"
Polecats "John, I'm Only Dancing"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
The Beat "Save It For Later"



Kim Wilde and Junior "Another Step (Closer To You)"
The Alarm "A New South Wales"

Loose Ends "Magic Touch"
Style Council "It Didn't Matter"

Tracey Ullman "Move Over Darling"
Teardrop Explodes "Treason (It's Just A Story)"



Jermaine Stewart "Say It Again"
Housemartins "There Is Always Something There To Remind Me"

Prince "Glam Slam"
Associates "Love Hangover"

Dio "Mystery"
Light Of The World "Time"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Icehouse "No Promises"



Fuzzbox "Self!"
Talk Talk "Life's What You Make It"

ABC "That Was Then, This Is Now"
George Benson "Turn Your Love Around"

Sunday, 23 April 2017

SHOW #204 - "Has it ever crossed your mind that you might want to find something else, or someone new?"

Jaki Graham "Round And Around"
Erasure "Knocking On Your Door"



Dollar "Give Me Some Kinda Magic"
Huey Lewis and the News "If This Is It"

Change "A Lover's Holiday"
Morrissey "Interesting Drug"

Queen "Body Language"
Hithouse "Jack To The Sound Of The Underground"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Elvis Costello "Green Shirt"



U2 "Fire"
Climie Fisher "I Won't Bleed For You"

Hot Chocolate "No Doubt About It"
Toto Coelo "I Eat Cannibals"

Jason Donovan "Nothing Can Divide Us"
Wang Chung "Dance Hall Days"



The Jam "Funeral Pyre"
Inner City "Whatcha Gonna Do With My Lovin'"

Creatures "Miss The Girl"
Gwen Guthrie "(They Long To Be) Close To You"

Nik Kershaw "When A Heart Beats"
Whitesnake "Give Me More Time"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
James "What For"



David Cassidy "The Last Kiss"
A-Ha "I've Been Losing You"

Joan Armatrading "Me Myself I"
Duran Duran "Skin Trade"

Sunday, 16 April 2017

SHOW #203 - "I keep hanging on, knowing I can't win, 'cause it's too hard to start over again..."

Alison Moyet "Invisible"
Council Collective "Soul Deep (Part 1)"



Mai Tai "History"
UB40 "My Way Of Thinking"

Gary Numan "We Take Mystery (To Bed)"
Five Star "Somewhere Somebody"

Culture Club "Move Away"
Raze "Break 4 Love"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Prelude "Platinum Blonde"



Timbuk 3 "The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades"
Freeez "Southern Freeez"

Shaky & Bonnie "A Rockin' Good Way"
Billy Idol "To Be A Lover"

Simple Minds "This Is Your Land"
Band AKA "Joy"



Communards "Disenchanted"
Cliff Richard "The Only Way Out"

D-Mob featuring LRS "It's Time To Get Funky"
XTC "Sgt Rock Is Going To Help Me"

Billy Ocean "Loverboy"
Status Quo "Dreamin'"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Rick Springfield "Jessie's Girl"



Iron Maiden "Run To The Hills"
Depeche Mode "Shake The Disease"

Flash and the Pan "Waiting For A Train"
Donna Summer "Love's About To Change My Heart"

Sunday, 9 April 2017

SHOW #202 - "Can the chatter, bye bye dear, carved me a crimson career..."

Adam Ant "Apollo 9"
Coast To Coast "Let's Jump The Broomstick"



Ultravox "Hymn"
The Smiths "William It Was Really Nothing"

Teena Marie "Behind The Groove"
Paul McCartney "This One"

Teardrop Explodes "Passionate Friend"
Imagination "Flashback"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Freur "Doot Doot"



Malcolm McLaren "Soweto"
T'Pau "I Will Be With You"

Central Line "Nature Boy"
Jesus and Mary Chain "Some Candy Talking"

Secret Affair "My World"
Kim Wilde "The Second Time"



Belinda Carlisle "La Luna"
Rainmakers "Let My People Go-Go"

Heatwave "Gangsters Of The Groove"
Roxy Music "Same Old Scene"

Madonna "Gambler"
Mötley Crue "Girls Girls Girls"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Kirsty MacColl "Free World"



Beautiful South "I'll Sail This Ship Alone"
David Bowie "Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)"

Pogues "London Girl"
Propaganda "Duel"

Sunday, 2 April 2017

SHOW #201 - "Just walking along, my clothes are soaked right through to the skin..."

Madness "The Sun And The Rain"
Samantha Fox "Love House"



Depeche Mode "See You"
Kym Mazelle "Got To Get You Back"

Status Quo "Dear John"
Womack and Womack "Love Wars"

A-Ha "The Blood That Moves The Body"
Marc Almond "Stories of Johnny"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Liquid Gold "Don't Panic"



Stray Cats "Stray Cat Strut"
Alexander O'Neal "Fake"

New Order "Thieves Like Us"
Bros "I Quit"

Undertones "My Perfect Cousin"
Wham! "Where Did Your Heart Go?"



Gary Numan "White Boys And Heroes"
Amazulu "Excitable"

Fairground Attraction "Find My Love"
Stock, Aitken and Waterman "Roadblock"

Big Country "Where The Rose Is Sown"
Shalamar "Disappearing Act"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL
:
Siouxsie and the Banshees "The Passenger"



ZZ Top "Sleeping Bag"
Adventures "Broken Land"

Howard Jones "No-One Is To Blame"
Bomb The Bass featuring Maureen "Say A Little Prayer"

Sunday, 26 March 2017

SHOW #200 - "There's no sign of life, it's just the power to charm, I'm lying in the rain but I never wave bye-bye..."

David Bowie "Modern Love"
Fat Boys featuring Chubby Checker "The Twist (Yo Twist)"



Nu Shooz "I Can't Wait"
Paul McCartney "Coming Up"

Thompson Twins "You Take Me Up"
Fat Larry's Band "Zoom"

Altered Images "Happy Birthday"
Prince "Little Red Corvette"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Fiction Factory "Ghost Of Love"



Cliff Richard "The Best Of Me"
Abigail Mead & Nigel Goulding "Full Metal Jacket (I Wanna Be Your Drill Instructor)"

Sinitta "Cruising"
Salt n Pepa "Tramp"

Frankie Goes To Hollywood "Welcome To The Pleasuredome"
Kid Creole and the Coconuts "Annie I'm Not Your Daddy"



Shakin' Stevens "You Drive Me Crazy"
Five Star "Rain Or Shine"

Human League "Keep Feeling Fascination"
Yazz "Stand Up For Your Love Rights"

Alice Cooper "Poison"
Lipps Inc "Funkytown"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Godfathers "Birth School Work Death"



Neil "Hole In My Shoe"
Jan Hammer "Crockett's Theme"

Chas & Dave "Ain't No Pleasing You"
Lil Louis "French Kiss"

For the 200th edition of the show, this was a special edition titled '2s For 200' featuring No.2 hits of the 80s.

Sunday, 19 March 2017

SHOW #199 - "I hope it haunts me 'til I'm hopeless; I hope it hits you when you go..."

Aztec Camera "Oblivious"
Kraze "The Party"



Gary Moore "Friday On My Mind"
Classix Nouveaux "Is It A Dream"

Narada Michael Walden "Tonight I'm Alright"
PiL "Rise"

Nick Kamen "Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever"
Sandie Shaw "Hand In Glove"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Vicky D "This Beat Is Mine"



Hazel O'Connor "D-Days"
Primitives "Way Behind Me"

Bananarama "Rough Justice"
Kirsty MacColl "There's A Guy Works Down The Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis"

Red Box "For America"
The Jets "Love Makes The World Go Round"



Blancmange "The Day Before You Came"
Saxon "747 (Strangers In The Night)"

Nolans "Gotta Pull Myself Together"
King Kurt "Destination Zululand"

Nick Heyward "Warning Sign"
Kate Bush "The Big Sky"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Monochrome Set "Jacob's Ladder"



Sam Brown "Stop"
Animal Nightlife "Mr Solitaire"

Echo and the Bunnymen "The Game"
Paul Young "Everything Must Change"

Sunday, 12 March 2017

SHOW #198 - "I want my hand prints in the concrete on Sunset Boulevard, a dummy in Tussaud's, you'll see..."

Marillion "Incommunicado"
James Brown "The Payback Mix"



Icicle Works "Love Is A Wonderful Colour"
Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians "What I Am"

Sharon Redd "Can You Handle It"
Lindsey Buckingham "Trouble"

Donna Summer "State Of Independence"
Wonder Stuff "It's Yer Money I'm After Baby"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Pete Shelley "Telephone Operator"



A-Ha "Cry Wolf"
Blow Monkeys featuring Sylvia Tella "Choice?"

Robert Plant "Big Log"
Taja Sevelle "Love Is Contagious"

Queen "It's A Hard Life"
Rick Astley "Whenever You Need Somebody"



The Cure "The Walk"
Jacksons "Torture"

Galaxy featuring Phil Fearon "Wait Until Tonight My Love"
Rock Steady Crew "(Hey You) The Rock Steady Crew"

Human League "Life On Your Own"
Rainbow "All Night Long"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Berlin "Like Flames"



Amii Stewart "Friends"
Madness "Cardiac Arrest"

David Sylvian "Red Guitar"
Transvision Vamp "The Only One"

Sunday, 5 March 2017

SHOW #197 - "And taking on the role of the four winds now, having tea there out in the crowd..."

Julian Cope "World Shut Your Mouth"
Milli Vanilli "Baby Don't Forget My Number"



Heaven 17 "Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry"
AC/DC "You Shook Me All Night Long"

Shakin' Stevens "It's Raining"
Linx "So This Is Romance"

Regents "7 Teen"
Curtis Hairston "I Want Your Lovin' (Just A Little Bit)"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Kleeer "Get Tough"



New Model Army "Green And Grey"
Sheena Easton "When He Shines"

Psychedelic Furs "Heaven"
Brother Beyond "Can You Keep A Secret"

Sting "Russians"
Beatmasters "Hey DJ (I Can't Dance To That Music You're Playing)"



Bobby Thurston "Check Out The Groove"
Genesis "Paperlate"

All About Eve "Martha's Harbour"
Gary Numan "She's Got Claws"

Tight Fit "Fantasy Island"
Adam and the Ants "Cartrouble"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Horse "You Could Be Forgiven"



Erasure "You Surround Me"
Pete Wylie "Sinful!"

The Damned "The Shadow Of Love"
Shakatak "Night Birds"

Sunday, 26 February 2017

SHOW #196 - "Dry your eyes, sink or swim, you surmise you can't win..."

ABC "Tears Are Not Enough"
M/A/R/R/S "Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance)"



Kool and the Gang "Big Fun"
Eurythmics "Missionary Man"

Level 42 "Micro Kid"
Elton John "I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That"

Taffy "I Love My Radio (Midnight Radio)"
The Jam "Absolute Beginners"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Phyllis Hyman "You Know How To Love Me"



Billy Bragg "Between The Wars"
D Train "You're The One For Me"

OMD "Forever Live And Die"
Wee Papa Girl Rappers "Wee Rule"

London Boys "Harlem Desire"
Motorhead and Girlschool "Please Don't Touch"



Bananarama " I Want You Back"
Ten Pole Tudor "Swords Of A Thousand Men"

Dooleys "Love Patrol"
Eighth Wonder "I'm Not Scared"

Communards "There's More To Love (Than Boy Meets Girl)"
The Cult "Love Removal Machine"

DIDN'T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL:
Willy Finlayson "On The Air Tonight"



Bangles "Hazy Shade Of Winter"
Sugar Minott "Good Thing Going"

Sade "Paradise"
Limahl "Never Ending Story"