ipswich community radio playlists

Friday Breakfast 10 July 2020 – Spot the Repeats (Izzy)

1 Morning has broken – Cat Stevens
2 Hollow girl – LPA Songs (train song, Shazam identified it as Me despertó la luna by El Güero y su Banda Centenario)
3 Running together – Marty Wilde (seniors comeback award)
4 Everybody – Pels Syndicate (Shazam identified it as Motion crisiis by Rolen Vega ft Mr. Perkins)
5 He truly is the son of god – Al Moses
6 Hot love – T. Rex (YouTube comment: “stoned out rockabilly groove + a mac daddy pimped-out proto Prince version 1 for a lead singer. Fuckin’ Legend. Hackney reps. Top mods.”)
7 Johnny remember me – Mike David Project (John Leyton cover)
8 Sad songs say so much – The Guys (Elton John cover)
9 Loving on the losing side – Tommy Hunt (Northern Soul)
10 Nothing’s worse than being alone – The Ad Libs (Northern Soul, pandemic)
11 Life is a lemon and I want my money back – Meat Loaf
12 Galaxy song – Monty Python (novelty, O2 Steve vs. Brian edition)
13 The chapel lead is missing – The Barron Knights (novelty, commodity trading)
14 SW9th – Southbank Crows
15 Hey big spender – Shirley Bassey
16 Reynardine Carys (local hero)
17 Bangalore blues – Radha Thomas & Aman Mahajan (live in New Delhi 2017, track of the week)
18 Hombre triste – Musica Folklorica de los Andes (Rest of the World show bridge)

Friday Breakfast 3 July 2020 – Songs of Absence and Change

Listed in the order in which I meant to play them. There were some sequence changes in playout at the beginning while adjusting to the new studio.

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 Blue – The Jayhawks (live on Letterman version,
2012 old farts version with piano close-up; Jayhawks being the most Minnesota jangle rock band ever, not excluding Dylan)
3 We will become silhouettes – The Postal Service (CW: post-apocalyptic, sad; that’s Jenny Lewis of Rilo Kiley and “Wasted Youth” in the video)
4 Ghost train – Marc Cohn (live with Jeff Pevar 1992)
5 Magic bus – The Who (masks are required on the magic bus, as Roland pointed out)
6 Don’t miss you at all – Norah Jones
7 Things I miss the most – Steely Dan
8 Sound of silence – Disturbed (Simon & Garfunkel cover)
9 Message to the lonely – The Main Squeeze, of Bloomington, Indiana, & YouTube: Have a cigar (Pink Floyd cover); Redbone (Childish Gambino cover)
10 Changes – David Bowie
11 Different drum – Stone Poneys with Linda Ronstadt
12 Fast changes – Seal
13 The laws have changed – New Pornographers ft Neko Case (Cancon) (live on Letterman version)
14 Miss you – Rolling Stones (Studio 54 montage, Carla Bruni version)
15 Missing you – John Waite
16 Långt härifrån (A long way from here) – Cajsa-Stina Åkerström (curtain-raising Dave’s Rest of the World show since he couldn’t be there to do it himself)
17 Hurts like the devil – Cris Williamson
18 Where are we all going – Louisa Gaylard (of Ipswich! local hero) and her Cheltenham band the Hawthornes
19 You ain’t goin’ nowhere – Bob Dylan
20 See my friends – The Kinks (live 1965, raga version live 1994)
21 one line of Don’t get around much anymore – Tony Bennett, fading to ads

Friday Breakfast 26 June 2020 – Testing Studio Two (Izzy)

Presenters are allowed back into ICR but only one at a time. We’ll be alternating shows for a bit.

1 Morning has broken – Malcolm Charlesworth, acc Eden Thomas and Roger Parker, words by children’s author Eleanor Farjeon
2 Broken (Steel guitars in heaven) – Sofia Talvik (SW)
3 Machine – We Three (Portland, OR)
4 Johnny remember me – Mike David Project (John Leyton cover)
5 Ghost riders in the sky – Johnny Cash
6 Country boy (You got your feet in LA) – Glen Campbell
7 He ain’t heavy he’s my brother – Allan Clarke (The Hollies) & Francis Haines
8 The old straight track – Carys (local hero)
9 Whirlwind – Habu
10 I would do anything for love – Meat Loaf ft Lorraine Crosby
11 Sunday – Nyah Grace (Portland, OR => London)
12 Tear up the past (alt. take) – LPASongs (Laurence Petre Allan, Perth => Aberdeen)
13 I hurt on the other side – Sidney Barnes (Northern Soul, track of the week)
14 Stone soul loving – Nicky Wilson
15 Delilah – Tom Jones
16 Strong enough – Cher
17 Bangalore blues – The Radha Jazz Ensemble with Aman Mahjan

Friday Breakfast 20 March 2020 – Attempt to Chill (Fail, Reboot)

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 Breaths – Sweet Honey in the Rock (video by Julie Dash)
3 Misguided angel (Trinity Revisited version) – Cowboy Junkies ft Natalie Merchant (Cancon, original Trinity Sessions version)
4 People get ready (live) – Rod Stewart (Curtis Mayfield cover; Crystal Bowersox on American Idol)
5 Move on up – Curtis Mayfield
6 Movin’ on up (Theme from The Jeffersons) – Ja’Net Dubois
7 Lady Stardust (The Life Aquatic soundtrack) – Seu Jorge (Bowie)
9 The waiting – Linda Ronstadt (Tom Petty cover; 1995 Letterman version)
10 Beeswing – Nathan Carter (Richard Thompson cover, new voices)
11 Das Prinzip Mensch (The Human Principle) – Peter Shilling (lyrics, encountered on Irwin Chusid‘s virus show on WFMU)
12 Chaleur humaine – Christine and the Queens
13 The show must go on – Pink Floyd
14 Part of the process – Morcheeba

Friday Breakfast 13 March 2020 – Found Music (Izzy)

1 Morning has brokenChyi Yu
2 May the road rise – Nathan Carter (genre “country and Irish”)
3 Al viti heavenPhilharmoniac (guitar busker – Led Zeppelin cover)
4 Can’t help falling in love with youGrace Solero (guitar busker – Elvis cover)
5 Panorama – Habu
6 Girl, afraid – Taylor Castro
7 Gonna be alright – Samuel Jack
8 It’s all coming back to me now – Celine Dion (Jim Steinman)
(Rocky Horror setting video)
9 Wishing and hoping – Dusty Springfield
10 Window shopping – Liv Austen
11 Baby one more time – Britney Spears (The Marias cover)
12 Silver dagger – Joan Baez
13 The fear – Lily Allen
14 SunshineJasmine Ava

International Women’s Day – Words and Music – Happy chord progressions only

1 Interlude – Toshiko Akiyoshi (trio version)
(big band version from Tales of a Courtesan)
2 Get happy – Ella Fitzgerald
3 Love’s been a little bit hard on me – Juice Newton
4 Perfect – Fairground Attraction ft Eddi Reader
5 Joyful sign – Girlyman
6 Britannia rag  – Winifred Atwell
7 C’est moi – Queen Ida and her Bontemps Zydeco Band (partial)

Friday Breakfast 6 March 2020 – International Women’s Day curtain raiser – First hits

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 Passionate kisses – Mary Chapin Carter (Lucinda Williams cover)
3 Night train – Rickie Lee Jones
4 After the flood – Maria McKee / Lone Justice
5 Moving – Kate Bush (live with Lindsay Kemp mime movements)
6 Jackie – Sinead O’Connor
7 Öppna upp ditt fönster – Lisa Ekdahl (live on Moraeus med mera)
8 I feel the earth move – Carole King
9 Someone to lay down beside me – Linda Ronstadt (Karla Bonoff cover)
10 Philadelphia – Gail Ann Dorsey (Bowie collaborator)
11 In this life – Chantal Kreviazuk (Cancon) (songwriter’s circle discussion)
12 Shallow – Lady Gaga ft Bradley Cooper
13 Holiday – Madonna

Friday Breakfast 21 February 2020 – The John Peel Sessions

Nearly all tracks played come from John Peel’s “Festive Fifty” lists.

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone (not F50)
2 Days like these – Billy Bragg
3 Can’t ignore the train – 10,000 Maniacs
4 Ghost town – The Specials with Fun Boy Three
5 Shipbuilding – Elvis Costello
6 Every day is like Sunday – Chrissie Hynde (Morrissey original was F50)
7 Shine on you crazy diamond parts I-IV – Pink Floyd
8 Alison (My aim is true) – Linda Ronstadt (Elvis Costello original was F50)
9 It ain’t easy – David Bowie (not F50)
10 Blue Monday – New Order
11 Birthday – Sugarcubes

Friday Breakfast 7 February 2020 – The Joy of Sax

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 Baker street – Gerry Rafferty (sax: Raphael Ravenscroft) (Foo Fighters version; Mimi Page and Spitfire version; Shawn Colvin/David Crosby version; Sarah Collins karaoke version; Evergreen Moodies saxcentric version; version with dog howling along)
3 King of the road – The Proclaimers (Roger Miller cover) (no sax but our middle school band director was a saxophonist and loved to play along with this)
4 Scenes from an Italian restaurant – Billy Joel (sax: Richie Cannata) (Yankee Stadium 1990 version)
5 Everyday people – Sly & the Family Stone (sax: Jerry Martini)
6 Right back where we started from – Maxine Nightingale (sax: Peter Hughes)
7 Yakety sax (Benny Hill Show theme, concert version) – Boots Randolph
8 Saturday Night Live theme – Saturday Night Live band (sax: unknown, possibly Lenny Pickett)
9 Tequila – David Sanborn (The Champs cover)
10 Smooth operator – Sade (sax: Stuart Matthewman)
11 Hot patootie (Rocky Horror Picture Show) – Meat Loaf (sax: unknown, possibly Phil Kenzie)
12 Ooh baby baby – Linda Ronstadt (Smoky Robinson cover) (sax: David Sanborn)
13 Young Americans – David Bowie (sax: David Sanborn) (Serious Moonlight Tour version with Lenny Pickett or Stan Harrison)
14 Emotional rescue – Rolling Stones (sax: Bobby Keys)
15 Walk on the wild side – Lou Reed (sax: Ronnie Ross, David Bowie’s sax teacher) (Farm Aid version)
16 A love supreme – John Coltrane
17 Who can it be now? – Men at Work (Ozcon) (sax: Greg Ham)
18 Gaucho – Steely Dan (sax: Tom Scott) (Baer Traa version; Freelance Fusion band version; guitar version by Sanford Markley)
19 The logical song – Supertramp (sax: John Helliwell) (Roger Hodgson semisolo version)

Friday Breakfast 31 January 2020 – Sad Breakup Songs

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 I’ve been the one – Golden Palominos ft Syd Straw (Little Feat cover)
3 The train – Sharon Robinson
4 50 ways to leave your lover – Paul Simon
5 What kind of fool – Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb
6 Another nail in my heart – Squeeze
7 I fall to pieces – Linda Ronstadt live in Sausalito (Patsy Cline cover)
8 Breaking glass – David Bowie
9 Nunc dimittis – Paul Phoenix / St Paul’s Cathedral Choir
(Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 1979 BBC miniseries soundtrack)
10 You don’t miss your water – Brian Eno (William Bell / Otis Redding / Peter Tosh cover)
11 With or without you – U2
12 I will always love you – Whitney Houston (Dolly Parton cover) 

Friday Breakfast 15 November 2019 – Like a Version (covers and vintage)

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone (William Blake lyrics; video is live at TedX Manhattan, Jen Chapin is the backup singer)
2 Wake me up – 2Cellos (Avicii cover, instrumental)
3 Downtown train – Rod Stewart (Tom Waits cover, respect to Rod for finishing his model railway layout)
4 I say a little prayer – Kenton Chen and Scary Pockets (Dionne Warwick/Aretha Franklin cover)
5 Yo soy como soy  – Silvio Rodriguez (Cuban jazz-pop)
6 I am what I am – Shirley Bassey (from La Cage aux Folles, Joe Longthorne version)
7 Special care – Fanny (pioneering women’s rock band, Stephen Stills cover)
8 T.U.S.A. – Masters of Reality (Ginger Baker is upset with tea in America)
9 Sister Midnight – Iggy Pop (Bowie track – he co-wrote, produced, played keys, video shows them live on Dinah Shore, with most likely the Sales brothers backing)
10 It don’t come easy – Ringo Starr (live at the concert for Bangladesh)
11 A little more love – Juliana Hatfield (Olivia Newton-John cover)
12 Wanna be up – Chantoozies (Australian content, ONJ’s niece is one of them)
13 Twist in my sobriety – Uni’verss (reggae cover of Tanita Tikaram)
14 Get a job – The Silhouettes
15 Godawful things – Lake Street Dive
16 Charlie Brown – The Coasters (in honor of Dave’s sweater)
17 Tuolta saapuu Charlie Brown – Virve “Vicky” Rosti (Benito de Paula cover, alt video with different musicians)

Friday Breakfast 1 November 2019 – All Souls’ Day (beyond the Monster Mash)

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 All souls’ night – Loreena McKennitt (Cancon)
3 Comfortably numb – The Novelists (Pink Floyd cover, zombies)
4 Cold as ice – Foreigner (zombies)
5 Abracadabra – Erma Franklin (Northern soul)
6 Werewolves of London – Adam Sandler (Warren Zevon cover)
7 Werewolf Bar Mitzvah – Tracey Jordan and the cast of 30 Rock (novelty)
8 Scary monsters (and super creeps) – David Bowie
9 Reptile woman – Hurriganes (Finland)
10 Spooky – Dusty Springfield
11  Creepy doll – Jonathan Coulton (like there are non-creepy dolls; novelty)
12 Anything can happen on Halloween – Tim Curry
13  Spirits in the material world – The Police
14 Over at the Frankenstein place (There’s a light) Rocky Horror Picture Show

Friday Breakfast 18 October 2019 – Indigenous Peoples’ Week (goodbye Columbus Day)

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone (Cherokee, Choctaw)
2 Spirit in the sky – Doctor and the Medics (Norman Greenbaum cover, one hit wonder)
3 Bicycle – Masters of Reality (RIP Ginger Baker, 0:47 track)
4 Rumble – Link Wray (Shawnee)
5 Mehcinut – Jeremy Dutcher (Wolastoq, Cancon)
6 Dreamland – Joni Mitchell (Honorary Yellow Quill First Nation, Cancon)
7 You got to run – Buffy Sainte-Marie (Cree) and Tanya Tagaq (Inuit)(Cancon)
8 Come and get your love – Redbone (Yaqui, Shoshone, Cheyenne)
9 Doctor my eyes – Jackson Browne, ft Jesse Ed Davis (Comanche, Kiowa) on guitar
10 Wild is the wind – David Bowie – previously a hit for Johnny Mathis (unspecified NA)
11 All along the watchtower – Jimi Hendrix (Cherokee)
12 Walking in Memphis – Cher (Fauxdian, Marc Cohn cover)
13 October moth – Future Kings of England (local band)
14 October song – Amy Winehouse

Friday Breakfast 4 October 2019 – Richard Thompson at 70 (* guests at his RAH concert)

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 Salford Sunday – Richard Thompson
3 Fair warning – The Rails* (Kami Thompson and James Walbourne)
4 Train don’t leave – Richard Thompson
5 While gamekeepers lie sleeping – June Tabor
6 Cold wet and rainy night – Eliza Carthy*
7 ’52 Vincent Black Lightning – Richard Thompson
8 You’re going to make me lonesome when you go – Shawn Colvin
I am sure you know about her legendary second double concert with RT at the Bottom Line, which I was present at and which is widely bootlegged (all recordings played on ICR are from legal releases though).
9 TVC-15 – David Bowie
10 I want to see the bright lights tonight – Julie Covington (Richard and Linda Thompson cover, Linda’s version)
11 I feel so good – Richard Thompson, preceded by interview clips with New York DJ Vin Scelsa, from Scelsa’s series of songwriters at the Bottom Line
12 Sorrows away – The Poozies ft Kate Rusby*
13 Tear stained letter – Jo-El Sonnier (Richard Thompson cover, video has them both)
14 Tempted – Richard Thompson (Squeeze cover from 1000 Years of Popular Music)
15 Wall of death – REM (Fairport Convention cover)
16 As fast as my feet – Linda Thompson* ft Kami Thompson, with Richard Thompson, Teddy Thompson*
17 Si tu dois partir – Fairport Convention ft Sandy Denny (Bob Dylan cover)

Friday Breakfast 20 September 2019 – RIP Ric Ocasek (New Wave’s not dead)

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 Zip-a-dee-doo-dah – Ric Ocasek (Disney cover from Stay Awake)
3 Good times roll – The Cars
4 Voices carry – Till Tuesday / Aimee Mann
5 Fotos y recuerdos – Selina (rework of Pretenders, Chain Gang)
6 Drive – The Cars
7 You might think – The Cars
8 Not too soon – Throwing Muses
9 Cactus – David Bowie (Pixies cover)
10 Feed the tree – Belly
11 Shake it up – The Cars
12 Shake it off – Taylor Swift
13 Just what I needed – The Cars
14 Don’t get me wrong – The Pretenders
15 Skatin’ cows – Mr T Experience (Jon von’s band in the SF years)

Friday Breakfast 6 September 2019

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 Fall is just something grownups invented  – The Hives (seasonal)
3 Ghost train – Marc Cohn (transport)
4 All along the watchtower – Thea Gilmore (Jimi Hendrix cover)
5 Temporary one – Fleetwood Mac / Christine McVie (unusual use of a pro form in a pop song)
6 September gurls – The Bangles (Alex Chilton / Big Star cover)
7 Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder
8 Call off your dogs – Lake Street Dive (as always, Bridget’s bass!)
9 A better future – David Bowie
10 Amazing grace – Throwing Muses
11  What goes on  – Beatles (+ reading from Elif Batuman, The Idiot)
12 Roll with it – Steve Winwood
13 Wake me up before you go go – Wham! (for Bo Jo Bro Go headline)
14 Qur ironia  – J Lo (Spanish version of Ain’t it funny)
15  We can work it out – Heather Nova (Beatles cover)
16 Give a little bit – Supertramp

Friday Breakfast 23 August 2019 – Summertime

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 Turn your radio on – Southern Rail (country gospel standard by Albert E. Brumley)
3 Peace train – 10,000 Maniacs (Cat Stevens cover; transit)
4 St Elmo’s fire (Man in motion) – John Parr (movie theme; transit)
5 Summertime – Sharon Robinson (not the Gershwin song; written with Leonard Cohen)
6 Summer breeze – Seals and Crofts
7  Strawberry fields – Ben Harper (Beatles cover)
8 How does the grass grow – David Bowie
9 Dog days are over – Florence and the Machine
10 Sommartider – Gyllene Tider
11 Summer in the city – Lovin’ Spoonful
12 Hot fun in the summertime – Sly and the Family Stone
13 Sunlight in a jar – The Lucksmiths
14 Sunny afternoon – The Kinks
15 Everybody’s free to wear sunscreen – Baz Luhrmann

Friday Breakfast 9 August 2019 – Cover Story (honoring Joe Longthorne)

0 Convoy – CW McCall (partial)
1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 Sweet child of mine – Scary Pockets ft Mario Jose (Guns’n’Roses cover)
3 Tren al sur – Los Prisonieros (Chile – transport)
4 I’m looking through you – Wallflowers (Jakob Dylan on vocals; Beatles cover; the drum part really makes this version)
5 Daniel / I just called to say I love you / Stand by me – Joe Longthorne as Elton John, Stevie Wonder, and Ben E. King
6 Something – Shirley Bassey (Beatles cover)
7 Shape of you – Scary Pockets ft Savannah Outen (Ed Sheeran cover)
9 Single ladies (Put a ring on it) – Beyoncé
10 Easy bake ovens – Girlyman (partial, Nixon resignation)
11 Young Americans – David Bowie (Nixon resignation)
12 Life on Mars – Joe Longthorne as David Bowie (7:30 in video)
13 Gimme shelter – Merry Clayton (without the Rolling Stones)
14 Start me up – Manic Street Preachers (Rolling Stones cover)
15 The Italian job (Getta bloomin’ move on) – original cast, written by Quincy Jones
16 Got to get you into my life – Earth Wind & Fire (Beatles cover)
17 Lose again – Linda Ronstadt (Karla Bonoff cover)
18 Poor poor pitiful me – Jackson Browne with Bonnie Raitt (Warren Zevon cover, Linda Ronstadt version)
19 Supersonic rocket ship – Kinks (Worldcon in Dublin)
20 Everybody’s coming to my house – David Byrne

Friday Breakfast 2 August 2019 – Science Fiction Double Feature

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 Science fiction double feature – Rocky Horror Picture Show (short version)
3 International geophysical year – Donald Fagen (40 mins from NY to Paris, undersea by rail)
4 Up, up and away – The Fifth Dimension (neglected modes of transport)
5 Rocket man – Kate Bush (Elton John cover)
6 Running up that hill – Placebo (Kate Bush cover)

7 Dirty computer – Janelle Monae ft. Brian Wilson
8 We got the beat – Vacation – Our lips are sealed – Allon Beausoleil (Go-Go’s covers on tabla or space synthesizer, can’t be sure)

Guests – James Powell and Hannah Foulstone, Suffolk Libraries

9 My baby loves a bunch of authors – Moxy Früvous
10 Russian literature – Maximo Park
11 Satellite – Yo La Tengo
12 Planet Claire – B-52s
13 Numbers – Kraftwerk

Friday Breakfast 19 July 2019 – Moon Week (full, partial eclipsed, landed on 50 y ago)

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 Fly me to the moon – Tony Bennett
3 Man on the moon – REM (official video)
4 Moonage daydream– David Bowie
5 Rocketman – Red Elvises (not the Elton John song)
6 Cold war – Janelle Monáe (2011 Nobel Prizes, Grammys with Bruno Mars on drums, audio only)
7 Space oddity – Natalie Merchant (David Bowie cover) – partial
8 I took a trip on a Gemini spaceship/craft – David Bowie (Legendary Stardust Cowboy cover, original version)
9 Moonraker – Shirley Bassey
10 Strange transmissions – Norah Jones & Peter Malick Group
11 Apollo 11 excerpt 21: We come in peace – Neil Armstrong (spoken word)
12 Space races – Tim Curry
13 I’m your moon – Jonathan Coulton (lovesong from Charon to Pluto, live with intro)
14 Rocket man – Gin Blossoms (Elton John cover)
15 Somebody will (duet) – Sassafrass (live cover with other singers)
16 How high the moon – Bud Powell (not actually played)

Friday Breakfast 5 July 2019 – High summer

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 Red rubber ball – Southern Rail (bluegrass classic, sunshine)
3 Rubber ball – Bobby Vee
4 Som en gummiboll kommer jag tillbacks till dig / MA Numminen (Finland-Swedish [Chef] cover of the Bobby Vee song above)
5 Can’t resist it / Lyle Lovett
6 Don’t you forget about me / Simple Minds
7 Terve! / Jean S (Finnish cover of YMCA)
8 Feel the need in me / Utopia (from Queer as Folk 2)
9 Five years / David Bowie (in honor of Izzy’s five years in radio)
10 Border song / Aretha Franklin (Elton John cover, in honor of Amazing Grace and Rocketman at the film theatre this week)
11 Shallow / Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born
12 Oxyrhynchus / Wim Mertens (in a language Dave has never put on his checklists for the Rest of the World show because it is made up)
13 March of the mad clowns / Future Kings of England (a Backwater Records act, in honor of Ipswich Music Day on Sunday)
14 Entry of the gladiators / Julius Fucik; Cincinnati Pops cond. Erich Kunzel (circus music for the news headlines we never got to; also theme music to WCRB Saturday Night in my youth)

Friday Breakfast 21 June 2019 – Scratch show from found CDs

1 Wonderful world – Louis Armstrong
2 Don’t tell me – Avril Lavigne (CanCon)
3 World on fire – Sarah McLaughlin (CanCon, weather)
4 Uncloudy day – Staple Singers (weather)
5 Life – Aselin Debison (still more CanCon)
6 The In Crowd – Dobie Gray (Southern soul)
7 Sand in my shoes – Dido (looking for summer)
8 Smoke gets in your eyes – Nana Mouskouri

Guest – Adam Whybray, Extinction Rebellion / Clean Earth Day

9 True colors – Cyndi Lauper

Guest – Andrew Knott, general secretary of Suffolk Pride

10 I will survive – Gloria Gaynor 

Friday Breakfast 31 May 2019

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 Invisible empire – KT Tunstall
3 Take the “A” train / Don’t get around much anymore / Tony Bennett
4 Don’t leave me this way / Communards
5 Juice [cleaned] / Lizzo
6 Bulletproof / La Roux
7 Beauty and the beast / David Bowie
8 Down in the hole (theme from The Wire) / Nighthawks
9 This world is a mess / Donna Hightower (soundtrack of Première année / The Freshmen)
10 State of love and trust / Pearl Jam (soundtrack of Singles)
11 The worrying kind / The Ark (Swedish 2007 Eurovision entry)
12 Run / Gnarls Barkley
13 Singing in my soul / Lizz Wright

Friday Breakfast 10 May 2019

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 Born to run – Bruce Springsteen (live solo acoustic)
3 Magic bus – The Who (transportation)
4 Blinded by the light – Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Gary Hooker RIP)
5 Dr Who theme – Delia Derbyshire based on work by Ron Grainger
6 Cold war – Janelle Monae
7 Kooks – David Bowie (for Archie Harrison M-W)
8 The mother – Brandi Carlile (finally played in full)

Interview: Mike Medhurst, Ipswich Amnesty International
poetry night Sat 12 7:30 pm at Browsers bookshop in Woodbridge

9 Synnerman – Nina Simone (Thomas Crowne Affair)
10 Pale blue eyes – REM (Velvet Underground cover)
11 Hey Rose – Girlyman
12 I don’t need this pressure Ron – Billy Bragg (Gary Hooker RIP; inspired by Spandau Ballet, I don’t need this pressure on)
13 Signed sealed and delivered – Stevie Wonder
14 Wasting my time Southern Rail (Steer Roast season)

Friday Breakfast 19 April 2019

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 White rabbit – June Tabor and the Oyster Band (Jefferson Airplane cover)
3 I drove all night – Cyndi Lauper (transportation)
4 Wasted youth (on a puppy) – Jenny Lewis
5 I’ve been the one – Little Feat
6 Windmills of my mind – Dusty Springfield (Thomas Crowne Affair)
7 Always crashing in the same car – David Bowie
8 Black hole sun – Soundgarden (M87)
9 Somebody will – Sassafras
10 Can’t understand – Little Junior Parker
11 Eggbert the Easter egg  – Rosemary Clooney
12 Famille – Jean-Jacques Goldman

Friday Breakfast 29 March 2019 – Fables of the Deconstruction

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 What’s the frequency Kenneth – REM
3 Driver 8  – REM (transportation)
4 Autobahn   – Kraftwerk (transportation)
5 World leader pretend – REM
6 Future ’40s  – Syd Straw ft Michael Stipe
7 Capitalism  – Oingo Boingo
8 A campfire song  – 10,000 Maniacs ft Michael Stipe
9 “Heroes” / “Héros” / “Helden” – David Bowie as Eddie Izzard
10  Everybody knows  – Sharon Robinson
11  Twist in my sobriety – Tanita Tikaram
12 The mother  – Brandi Carlile (Mothering Sunday)
13   Drink before the war – Sinéad O’Connor
14 There she goes my beautiful world – Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
15 Radio Free Europe  – REM

Friday Breakfast 15 March 2019 – International Women’s Day leftovers

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone (Martha Redbone 2012, lyrics William Blake 1808-1811)
2 Diamond in the rough (live 1991) – Shawn Colvin (Shawn Colvin)
3 Alexandra leaving – Sharon Robinson (SR and Leonard Cohen)
4 Like the weather – 10,000 Maniacs (Natalie Merchant)
5 We almost got it together – Tanita Tikaram (Tanita Tikaram)
6 Call off your dogs – Lake Street Dive (Bridget Kearney) – current favorite
7 Late November – Sandy Denny (Sandy Denny)
8 Beautiful – Carole King (Carole King)
9 Fashion – David Bowie (David Bowie)
10 Fashion of his love – Lady Gaga (Lady Gaga, for Alexander McQueen)

Interview – artists Jenny George and Martin Carter

11 London rain – Heather Nova (Heather Nova)
12 Genius – Julia Fordham (Julia Fordham)
13 Central reservation (Then Again mix) – Beth Orton (Beth Orton)
14 We rise – Rhiannon Giddens (Rhiannon Giddens)
15 Keep on doing / Jerks on the loose – Roches (Suzzy and Terre Roche)
16 Maryland – Vonda Shepherd (Vonda Shepherd)

Friday Breakfast 8 March 2019 – International Women’s Day
100 years of popular songs of work and action written by women (exc *)

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone (Martha Redbone 2012, lyrics William Blake 1808-1811)
2 Tom’s diner – Suzanne Vega (Suzanne Vega 1987)
3 Freight train – Elizabeth Cotten / Joan Baez / Mary Travers (+ Peter and Paul) (Elizabeth Cotten, sometime in 1906-1912)
4 I’m gonna be an engineer – Peggy Seeger (Peggy Seeger 1970)
5 Which side are you on  – Natalie Merchant (Florence Reese 1931)
6 Back on the chain gang – Pretenders (Chrissie Hynde 1982)
7 Hammer and a nail – Indigo Girls (Emily Saliers 1990)
8 9 to 5 – Dolly Parton (Dolly Parton 1980)
9 Man who sold the world – Lulu (David Bowie 1970*)
10 Every day is a winding road – Sheryl Crow (Sheryl Crow 1996)

Interview – Professor Helen Langton, VC of the University of Suffolk

11  I am woman – Helen Reddy (Helen Reddy 1972)
12  We got the beat – Go-Go’s (Charlotte Caffey 1980)

Interview – Dr Olumide Adisa, Principal Investigator, University of Suffolk

13 Why – Tracy Chapman (Tracy Chapman 1988)
14 Spaceman – Four Non Blondes (Shaunna Hall and Linda Perry 1992)
15 Don’t stop  – Fleetwood Mac (Christine McVie 1977)

Friday Breakfast 22 February 2019 – class of 1969-1973/ RIP Peter Tork

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone (lyrics William Blake)
2 Daydream believer – Anne Murray (easy listening/Schlager Monkees cover)
3 Last train to Clarksville – Cassandra Wilson (jazz Monkees cover)
4 Come together – Robin Williams and Bobby McFerrin (Beatles cover)
5 Shout – Lulu and the Luvvers (Northern soul, Isley Brothers cover)
6 Pleasant Valley Sunday – Mr T Experience (punk Monkees cover)
7 Listen to the band – Monkees, written by them
8 No rest for the weary – Hanson
9 Space oddity – David Bowie (David Bowie)
10 Listen to the man – George Ezra (video Ian McKellen ft George Ezra)
11 Sounds like love – Johnny Lee (obscure country)
12 Bette Davis eyes – Jackie Shannon (wrote the song w/Donna Weiss, 1974)
13 I wanna go back to Michigan – Laurel and Hardy (film tie-in)
14 Village Green Preservation Society – Kinks (current affairs)
15 Mr Tambourine Man – William Shatner (Byrds cover, novelty)
16 I’m a believer – Monkees

Friday Breakfast 8 February 2019

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone (lyrics William Blake)
2 Perfect day – Lou Reed (Trainspotting soundtrack)
3 Expresso 2222 – Gilberto Gil (bus song)
4 Get happy! – Bud Powell (instrumental, Paris sessions)
5 Clocks – The Casual Dots (obscure electropop)
6 When doves cry – The Be Good Tanyas (Prince cover)
7 Indecisive blues – JS and the Lockerbillies (local band EP)
8 Look back in anger – David Bowie (Lodger)
9 The mouse police never sleeps – Jethro Tull (Heavy Horses)

Interview with children’s book author/illustrator Karen Ashcroft ….
“… so it’s like X Files, except mice.”
“Right, and no aliens …”

10 Facts about cats – Timbuk 3 (novelty)
11 Crazy lady blues – Sandy Denny (Northstar Grassman and the Ravens)
12 Young James Dean – Girlyman (James Dean’s birthday)
13 It snows in hell – Lordi (seasonal)

Older show notes from ca 2014:

Friday, April 11

Laura Locke, Suffolk Business School, talking about the events management and tourism course she leads.

Friday, Jan. 14

Phil Jackson, singer-songwriter, played for us live.

Friday, Jan. 14  with Chris, Mira, Sam

Guests: Mayor Hamil Clarke, Kathryn Bryant and Julian Illman from Brilliant Living, guitarists Carl Best and Phil Jackson

The Boston playlist:

Tracy Chapman – Talking ‘Bout a Revolution
The Cars – Just What I Needed
Samantha Schultz – Autumn Leave Days (The Boston Song)
Belly – Feed the Tree
Boston – Foreplay / Long Time
Mike Lombardo – That’ll Be the Day
The Bee Gees – Massachusetts
Southern Rail – Wasting My Time (Loving You)
Donna Summer – Hot Stuff
The Lemonheads – Mrs. Robinson
Paula Cole – Feelin’ Love
Throwing Muses – Not Too Soon

.. many shows to be filled in from recordings ..

Monday, Sept. 23 with Graham Cleaver

GUITAR FIESTA with William Starling, author of a biography of John Williams, and Tim Ainslie, guitar teacher – plus Jane from Ipswich Film Theatre with the October film list

Friday, Sept. 20 with Chris Ellis and Gary Hooker

The Ketchup Song (Asereje) Crystal Sound Xmas Mix – Las Ketchup
Here Comes the Weekend – Roxette – Unplugged
Hey Julie – Fountains of Wayne
Stuck in a Moment You Can’t Get Out Of – U2
No Such Thing – John Mayer
Son of a Preacher Man – Dusty Springfield – Pulp Fiction soundtrack
Over the Rainbow – Bud Powell – The Amazing Bud Powell Volume One
She Blinded Me With Science – Bill Parsons
This Woman’s Work – Kate Bush – Unplugged
Alone Again Or – Calexico
Won’t Get Fooled Again – The Who – Pinball Wizard: The Collection

Guest: Gill Lowe, UCS Senior Lecturer in English and researcher on autobiography and Virginia Woolf

Thursday, Sept. 19 Working Lives with Nick Boulter

On Behalf of Neville Longbottom – Whomping Willows – WW III
Which Side Are You On – Natalie Merchant – The House Carpenter’s Daughter
The Fifth Door – Mannheim Steamroller – Mannheim Steamroller II
Here Comes a Regular – The Replacements
Could We – Cat Power
Bulletproof – La Roux – La Roux
Finest Worksong – REM – Eponymous
Absolutely No Decorum – The Ark – Prayer for the Weekend
Always Something There to Remind Me – Sandie Shaw
Learn a Little Living and Loving – Gotye

Monday, Sept. 16 with Graham Cleaver

Autumn Sweater – Yo La Tengo – May I Sing With Me
Europe During the War – Orchestre Nationale de Lyon – Steve Reich: Different Trains – intro to Holocaust segment
Opus 8, II: Sorbetto – Richard Joo – Billy Joel: Fantasies and Delusions – outro to Holocaust segment, though I never got to talk about why
Big Love (live) – Fleetwood Mac – The Dance – guitar extravaganza

Guests: Dr. Edward Packard, history lecturer, UCS; Karen Harradine, journalism student, UCS
Musical guest Moonstreet, another Sam discovery

Monday, Sept 9 with Graham Cleaver

How Sweet It Is (to be Loved By You) – Junior Walker – Daily Mail Summer Nights compilation
Wag the Dog – Mark Knopfler – Wag the Dog
Angels (live) – Peter Holsapple & Chris Stamey – Live at Mountain Stage Vol. 5 – orig album Mavericks
Hammond Song – The Roches – The Roches

Guest: John Norman, The Ipswich Society

Friday, Sept 6 with Mai Black and Roland Foster

Big Yellow Taxi – Counting Crows ft Vanessa Carlton – Hard Candy* – Joni Mitchell cover
Night Train – Rickie Lee Jones – Rickie Lee Jones
Walk in Jerusalem – Mahalia Jackson
Somebody to Love – Jefferson Airplane – Surrealistic Pillow
* I have it on a cheap compilation from Finland though, Now That’s What I Call Music 2 or something

The poem about the ghost in the trunk was from A Mayan Astronomer in Hell’s Kitchen by Martin Espada.

Guests: His Worship the Mayor, Hamil Clarke; Fiona Hanlon of the Dementia Helpline and Synergy Cafes for dementia victims and carers

Monday, Sept 2 with Faith Hicks

Ohio – Crosby Stills Nash and Young – Deja Vu – Nixon mention for Frost and film
Mary Jane – Hurriganes – Crazy Days – the band the Doors were trying to be
I’ve Been the One – Golden Palominos lead voice Syd Straw – Thundering Herd
Wooden Ships – Crosby Stills Nash and Young – Deja Vu

Guest: Jane Riley, Ipswich Film Theatre Trust
Musical guest: Dominic Daniels (YouTube) playing Vagrant, Lone Wolf, and an as yet untitled song on the air in his live radio debut. Thanks to Sam Mulder for discovering him and joining us for these shows.

Monday, Aug 26

Shallow Brown – The Shanty Crew lead voice Rita Cherriman – Sea Shanties & Sailor Songs – in honor of Shanty Crew members performing at Maritime Festival
Psycho Killer (acoustic) – Talking Heads – Unplugged compilation of various artists
Rapper’s Delight – Sugarhill Gang – Sugarhill Gang – first hiphop single to crack US Top 40
Where Did You Get That Hat? – Roy Hudd – Those Music Hall Days
Our Neighborhood – Roy Hudd – Those Music Hall Days
O Haupt Voll Blut und Wunden (O Sacred Head Now Wounded, which is very far from what i said on the air), Bach St. Matthew Passion – Wilhelm Fürtwangler with unnamed choir, eMusic album
American Tune (based on the Bach theme above) – Paul Simon – Essential Paul Simon

Musical guest: Rap master Waltzz
Other guests: Dr. Sharon Goddard, curator of the Roy Hudd Musical Archive display; Neil Macfadyen, chairman of Ipswich Bach Society

Monday, Aug 19

Locked Out – Crowded House – Together Alone – in honor of last week’s lockout
Kitten on the Keys (Zez Confrey) – Eteri Andjaparidze – History of American Classical Music
Tendo a Lua – Os Paralamas do Sucesso – Os Graos
Beautiful Stranger – Madonna – GHV2
Future ’40s – Syd Straw ft Michael Stipe – Surprise
The Worrying Kind – The Ark – Prayer for the Weekend
On the Radio – Regina Spektor – Begin to Hope
Camera Shy – The Lucksmiths – Naturaliste
Another Train – The Poozies – Raise Your Head: A Retrospective

Wednesday, Aug 7

Hammer and a Nail – Indigo Girls – Nomads Indians Saints – get to work anthem
Bury My Lovely – October Project – October Project
My Baby Loves a Bunch of Authors – Moxy Fruvous – Bargainville – book reading anthem
Kitten on the Keys (Zez Confrey) – Eteri Andjaparidze – The Story of American Classical Music
The Call of the Cappuccino – Macca (Ian McNamara) – Macca By Request – coffee anthem / Snobs
Öppna Upp Ditt Fönster (Open Up Your Window) – Lisa Ekdahl – Lisa Ekdahl

Monday, Aug 5

Tear in Your Hand – Tori Amos – Little Earthquakes – Dr. Who / Gaiman s-f reference
Harbor – Vienna Teng – Warm Strangers – maritime reference
The Israelites – Desmond Dekker – Young Gifted and Black compilation – Emancipation Day

Wednesday, July 31

Time – Chantal Kreviazuk (twice) – What If It All Means Something
Be My Love – Geraint Watkins – Dial W for Watkins
The Laws Have Changed – New Pornographers ft Neko Case – Electric Version
Stinging Velvet – Neko Case – Blacklisted
Sweet Tea – Cravin’ Melon – Red Clay Harvest
Strange Transmissions – Peter Malick Group ft Norah Jones – New York City
Nice Weather for Ducks – Lemon Jelly – Lost Horizons – rainyday anthem
Our Lips Are Sealed – The Go-Go’s (apostrophe theirs) – Beauty and the Beat – ignore the haters anthem
Sommartider – Per Gessle and Gyllene Tider – Puls – summertime anthem