playlists

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)