ipswich community radio playlists through 2020

with links to YouTubes

Friday Breakfast March 5 – Worksongs for International Women’s Day (Diana)

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 9 to 5 – Dolly Parton
3 Work song – Nina Simone
4 Living on a high note – Mavis Staples
5 These boots were made for walking – Nancy Sinatra
6 This woman’s work – Kate Bush
7 Harbor – Vienna Teng
8 Night train – Rickie Lee Jones
9 Mama can you see me now – Sarah McGuinness (from Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story)
10 Wanna be up – Chantoozies
11 Identity – X-ray Spex / Poly Styrene
10 Vacation – Go-Go’s
12 Born to fly – Sara Evans
13 Long time gone – Chicks
15 The nitty gritty – Shirley Ellis
16 Give him a great big kiss – Shangri-Las
17 She works hard for the money – Donna Summer
18 Respect – Aretha Franklin
19 Sisters are doing it for themselves – Eurythmics ft Aretha Franklin
20 5 dollars – Christine & the Queens

Friday Breakfast February 26 – End in sight (Izzy)

1  Morning has broken – Harry Secombe
2  Good morning starshine – Roger Whittaker
3  Downtown (new version) – Petula Clark
4  He knows – Ali Comerford
5  Over the rainbow – Rosemary Clooney
6  A foggy day – Judy Garland
7  The long way around – The Chicks
8  Harvest gold – Andrea Black
9  Don’t leave your mark on me – Meatloaf
10 I believe – Harry Secombe
11 Diana – Mud
12 Harbour – Tilly Moses feat. Sam Kelly
13 Walk on in – Merry Clayton
14 Nothing but heartaches – The Supremes
15  My baby needs me – Yvonne Baker
16 Goldfinger – Shirley Bassey
17 Whispering your name – Alison Moyet
18 The Welshman – The Band of the Welsh Guards


Friday Breakfast January 22 – Any excuse for a new start (Diana)

1 One more day – The Shanty Crew (Lady Washington crew)
2 One love / People get ready – Bob Marley
3 Walk over God’s heaven – Mahalia Jackson
4 The promised land – Bruce Springsteen (frequent Democratic campaign song artist)
5 Spare me a little of your love – Fleetwood Mac
6 Take me to the river – Commitments
7 Breakfast in America – Supertramp
8 Suddenly I see – KT Tunstall (Hillary Clinton campaign song)
9 Mr Pleasant – Kinks
10 Don’t stop – Fleetwood Mac (Bill Clinton campaign song)
11 Better future – David Bowie
12 He’s on the beach – Kirsty MacColl
13 I heard an angel singing – Martha Redbone (thanks to Izzy for the CD!)
14 Rock steady – Aretha Franklin
15 Bad romance – Lady Gaga (2020 US presidential inaguration artist)
16 Let’s get loud – Jennifer Lopez (2020 US presidential inaguration artist)
17 Generator – The Holloways
18 500 miles – Maximo Park (Proclaimers cover)
19 Hard headed woman – Queen Ida and Her Bontemps Zydeco Band
20 This war is over – Melissa Etheridge

Friday Breakfast January 15 – Story songs / Izzy’s mum’s choice (Izzy)

1  Morning has broken – The Fureys & Davey Arthur
2  Sophisticated lady – Duke Ellington
3  Scarlet ribbons (for her hair) – Harry Belafonte
4  Cold rain – KB Bayley
5  Green, green grass of home – Tom Jones
6  A boy named Sue – Johnny Cash
7  Fortune teller – Benny Spellman
The night – Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
9  Summer holiday – Cliff Richard
10  Spanish train – Chris De Burgh
11  It’s all coming back to me now – Pandora’s Box
12  Stranger on the shore – Acker Bilk
13  You were always on my mind – Val Doonican
14  Country roads – Hermes House Band
15  Poor Jenny – Everly Brothers
16  Madeira m’dear – Flanders & Swann
17  Ernie (The fastest milkman in the West) – Benny Hill
18  I’ll meet you at midnight – Smokie
19  In the ghetto – Elvis Presley
20  Broken English – Marianne Faithfull

Friday Breakfast January 8 – After the insurrection (Diana)

1 I think I’ll call it morning – Gil Scott-Heron
2 Georgia on my mind – Tom Jones
3 Walking and falling – Laurie Anderson
4 Walking down your street – Bangles
5 Cristo redentor – David Sanborn
6 Undantag – Bo Kaspers Orkester
7 Drinking in my sunday dress – Maria McKee
8 I feel better – Gotye
9 Pride – U2
10 Every day is like Sunday – Chrissie Hynde
11 Memories are made of this – Dean Martin
12 Sweet dreams are made of this – Eurythmics
13 Joe the Lion – David Bowie
14 At the zoo – Simon & Garfunkel
15 Save the country – Fifth Dimension
16 Shallow Brown – Shanty Crew
17 Watershed – Indigo Girls
18 Not ready to make nice – Indigo Girls
19 Intro / Little guitars – Van Halen
20 Nineteenth nervous breakdown – Rolling Stones

Friday Breakfast January 1 – Keep moving, it’s gaining (Izzy)

 1 Morning has broken – Katherine Jenkins
I could have danced all night – Kiri Te Kanawa
Don’t stop me now – Queen
4 Tiger feet – Mud
Respect – Aretha Franklin
Everybody dance – Sister Sledge
7  Going to a go go – The Miracles
Gimme little sign – Major Lance
Piece of the action – Meatloaf
10  I’m a believer – The Monkees
11  The way you make me feel – Michael Jackson
12  Stand by me – Ben E. King
13  Born to run – Bruce Springsteen
14  Skin – Madonna
15  Smile – Lily Allen
16  I will survive – Gloria Gaynor

Friday Brunch December 25 – Orphans’ Christmas (Diana with Esther)

1 Come together – Bobby McFerrin and Robin Williams (Beatles cover)
2 Lifikile ivangeli (The gospel has arrived) – Ladysmith Black Mambazo
3 Children go where I send thee – Southern Rail (numerous live versions including 1989 with guitar; also see at minute 49 of this recent 502 Sessions full-length concert/interview; and versions by Little Big Town; the Fairfield Four; Peter, Paul & Mary; Johnny Cash; and the Spelman College Glee Club).
4 Run Rudolph – Hanson (1997 Christmas special)
5 Finally it’s Christmas – Hanson
6 Christmas (Baby please come home) – Darlene Love (live on Letterman 1986, and see sidebar for a library of her other annual performances)
7 All by myself – Céline Dion (Cancon, Bridget Jones’ Diary soundtrack)
8 All I want for Christmas is you – Mariah Carey (Love Actually soundtrack)
9 Was wollen wir trinken – Des Geyers Schwarzer Haufen
10 The one I love – R.E.M. (acoustic version, or the electric version if you prefer)
11 Vintermörker (Kom, kom, kom) – Cajsa-Stina Åkerström (live with choir)
12 Rolling in the snow (and then run right to the sauna)Phil Carr & the Scallywags
13 The ketchup song (Asereje, crystal sound x-mas mix) – Las Ketchup
14 The fifth door – Mannheim Steamroller
15 Road train – Ankala (Auscon, didgeridoos, transit)

Friday Breakfast December 18 – Bohemian Christmas (Izzy, Mixcloud)

1  Morning has broken – Jeff Johnson & Brian Dunning
(I’m spending) Hanukkah in Santa Monica – Tom Lehrer
3  Lonely this Christmas – Mud
4  Please Daddy (don’t get drunk this Christmas) – Alan Jackson
5  Good King Wenceslas – Alex de Grassi
Pretty paper – Roy Orbison
7  Grandma got run over by a reindeer – Dr Elmo
8  Make a daft noise for Christmas – The Goodies
9  I’d do anything for love (but I won’t do that) – Meatloaf
10  The twelve days of Christmas – Disney, featuring Mickey, Donald, Goofy, Minnie & Clarabelle Cow
11  Here comes Santa Claus – Bob Dylan
12 Blotto in the grotto – Little Timmy Tinsel & the Fairy Lights
13  I want a hippopotamus for Christmas – Lenny the Lion with Terry Hall
14  Christmas Medley (from Christmas in Vienna) – Plácido Domingo

Friday Breakfast December 11 – Happy Hanukkah and everything else (Diana, Mixcloud)

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone (lyrics from William Blake)
2 Hallelujah chorus (Handel’s Messiah) – The Roches (singalong track, album recording, Improv ’82)
3 Rockville – Jason Mendelson (transit – from Metrosongs, his series of albums about Washington DC metro stations)
4 (Don’t go back to) Rockville – REM (early Mike Mills solo acoustic,
Athens with Mike Mills singing lead 2008, Peter Buck with Mike Mills 2013, I swear they’re all the same guy; very mannered 10,000 Maniacs version)
5 Candles on the sill (after Ed Sheeran) – Maccabeats (also see their new Candlelight 2020, which seems to be based on a BTS song)
6 The steps – Haim (live on Saturday Sessions)
7 Bohemian Chanukah (after Queen) – Six13
8 Starman – David Bowie (video from TOTP, rare 1972 live footage, Glastonbury 2000)
9 Hazy shade of winter – Simon and Garfunkel (live 1967, live in Central Park 2004, Bangles version, practically a Hanukkah song)
10 The Hanukkah song (I’m gettin’ nuthin’ for Christmas)Jim Cohen (it pains me that there is no public full version of this brilliant song, but here it is on Spotify, Apple, UK Amazon and US Amazon; Jim has a YouTube channel with other work; he also does Have yourself a merry little solstice)
11 Cool Yule – Bette Midler (Louis Armstrong cover, practically a Hanukkah song with its mention of Coney Island and the Sunset Strip)
12 Puppy for Hanukkah – Daveed Diggs (PSA: please adopt responsibly)
13 Spinning wheel – Sammy Davis Jr (Blood Sweat and Tears cover; practically a Hanukkah song if you apply it to the dreidel; live version)
14 Chiron Beta Prime – Jonathan Coulton (live in San Francisco 2009, ASL version)
15 Luciasång – Sara Isaksson (many more versions with Lucia dresses and pageants and saffron buns)

Friday Breakfast December 4 – The mess we’re in (Izzy) <= Mixcloud link

1  Morning has broken – Edward Woodward
2  The mess we’re in – Sofia Talvik
3  A Christmas wish (theme to The Loss Adjuster) – Beverley Knight
4  From Russia with love – Matt Monro
5  Letter home – Ben Carpenter
6 I’ll meet you at midnight – Smokie
One wish for Christmas – Limahl
Surf’s up – Meatloaf
Weekends – Honey Motel
10  Talking out of turn – The Moody Blues
11  The “in” crowd – Dobie Gray
12 I spy for the FBI – Jamo Thomas and his Party Brothers Orchestra
13 Some days – Quinn
14 Passion play (When all the slaves are free) – Joni Mitchell
15 Christmas bae – Yoji & Nico Bryant

Friday Breakfast November 27 – Moanin’ (Diana, Mixcloud link)

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone (lyrics from William Blake)
2 Moanin’ – Lambert, Hendricks & Ross
3 In my room – Nancy Sinatra
4 Don’t get around much any more – The Ink Spots
5 Sweet blindness – The 5th Dimension
6 Message to you Rudy – The Specials and Fun Boy Three
7 This magic moment – Lake Street Dive
8 I’m still standing – Robyn Adele Anderson (Elton John cover)
9 Song for Bob Dylan – David Bowie
10 Turn turn turn – Nina Simone (Byrds cover)
11 After the gold rush – Linda Ronstadt, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Emmylou Harris (Neil Young cover)
12 exile (ft Bon Iver) – Taylor Swift
13 Let’s stay together – Al Green
14 Where have all the good times gone – The Kinks
15 The third door – Mannheim Steamroller
16 Say something – Kylie Minogue

Friday Breakfast November 20 – Sunrise in Ipswich (Izzy, Mixcloud)

1 Morning has broken – Done Again
You were always on my mind – Val Doonican
The very thought of you – Des O’Connor
4  Bring me sunshine – Morecambe and Wise (Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise with Des O’Connor)
(I need you home for Christmas) my heart and soul – Suzi Quatro
I need you – The Osmonds
Lady writer – Dire Straits
Midnight in Harlem – Tedeschi Trucks Band
Suspicion – The Originals
10 You’re gonna need me – Ted Ford
11 Cheatin’ in your dreams – Meatloaf
12 Johnny remember me – Mike David Project
13 Whiskey in the jar – The Dubliners
14 The gnu song – Flanders and Swann
15 Meaningless songs (in very high voices) – The Hee Bee Gee Bees
16 Queen of dreams – The Strawbs
17 Emotion – Barbra Streisand
18 (You make me feel like a) natural woman – Celine Dion
19  Will you stay beside me (Willst du bei mir bleiben) – Liza Pulman and Max Raabe

Friday Breakfast November 13 – Lane of broken dreams (Izzy)

1   Morning has broken – Cat Stevens
2 Lonely – Akon
3   Boulevard of broken dreams – Marianne Faithfull
4   I’m leaving, sorry for your loss – iamnotshane
5   Savior fair – We Three Kings
City of angels – Diamonds & Blood
7   Fool if you think it’s over – Elkie Brooks
8   Son of a preacher man – Dusty Springfield
9   Nowhere fast – Meatloaf
10 We’re all criminals – Right Said Fred
11  Reviewing the situation – Jonathan Pryce (Fagin, from Oliver)
12  Show me the way – Martha Reeves & the Vandellas
13  You only live twice – Lorraine Chandler
14  Daughter of darkness – Tom Jones
15 Theme for a dream – Cliff Richard & The Shadows
16  They call me Big Mama -Big Mama Thornton
17  Mack the Knife – Ella Fitzgerald
18  Non, je ne regrette rien – Lesley Garrett

Friday Breakfast November 6 – Retro music, not retro values (Diana)

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone (lyrics from William Blake)
2 Just you, just meNat Newborn & Lounge Lions (1929 from the musical Marianne; more from Nat Newborn; Nat King Cole version)
3 Freight trainElizabeth Cotten (composed as early as 1904, and more than 80 years later she won a couple of Grammies)
4 Kitten on the keys – Eteri Andjaparidze (1921 hit for composer Zez Confrey; slower Cory Hall version)
5 We’re from Tigerland (Richmond, Vic AFL FC song) – artist unknown (written by Jack Malcolmson in 1962 to the tune of Row, Row, Row from the 1912 Ziegfield Follies)
6 Simon Smith and his dancing bear – Alan Price Set (1967 but sounds older, original Randy Newman version; Muppets version)
7 (Shimmy like) my sister Kate – Ditty Bops (live in Minneapolis with Jesca Hoop; song originally recorded in 1922 by Ladd’s Black Aces; Beatles 1962; Bowie on the Dick Cavett show; Judith Durham; New Orleans Preservation Jazz Band; Cecile McLoran Savant slow blues version)
8 Big bad Bill is sweet William now – Van Halen (originally recorded in 1924 in by Margaret Young)
9 The old wood-burning stoveSouthern Rail (pretty sure this is a cover but can’t find the songwriters)
10 Makin’ wicky-wacky down in Waikiki – Sophie Tucker (1931)
11 Wild is the wind – David Bowie (from 1957 film music by Dmitri Tiomkin and Ned Washington)
12 What’s new – Linda Ronstadt (1939 hit for Bing Crosby)
13 Gimme that wine – Lambert Hendricks & Ross
14 Hey brother pour the wine – Dean Martin
15 Scotch and soda – MIT Chorallaries ft Cindy Woolworth (original Kingston Trio version; Manhattan Transfer / Laurel Massé version)
16 Feel it still – Postmodern Jukebox ft Joey Cook, Adanna Duru, Nina Ann (Portugal. The man cover)
17 Vackra pojkar, vackra män (Beautiful boys, beautiful men) – Rickard Wolff
18 Sixty minute man – The Blenders (original 1950 performance by Billy Ward and the Dominoes is considered the first rock’n’roll record because it mentions those words; Jerry Lee Lewis gives exactly the version you’d expect; Trammps blend it with soul; Emerys keep the doo-wop pure; Australia’s Deltones take it all the way down; and finally, remember ’80s-90s New York weddings? The Echelons do.)

Friday Breakfast October 30 –A different kind of mask (Izzy, Mixcloud link)

1 Morning has broken – C.S. Heath & Jonas James
2 The glory (radio edit) – John Hynes
3 Under your thumb – Godley & Creme
4 Werewolves of London – Adam Sandler
5 <Unknown track> – Embryo
6 You’ve got another thing comin’ – Beyond the Grey
7 Growing pains – Greye
8 Monster mash – Bobby “Boris” Picket
9 Modern girl – Meatloaf
10 Boris the Spider – The Who
11 Puff the magic dragon – Peter, Paul & Mary
12 Live it up – Dusty Springfield
13 Keep on loving me – Frances Nero
14 Halloween spooks – Lambert, Hendricks & Ross with Isaacs Trio
15 This is Halloween – Danny Elfman (from The nightmare before Christmas)
16 Elevating – Joslyn Plant
17 Kiss & tell – Boom Dice
18 Black magic woman / Gypsy queen – Carlos Santana

Friday Breakfast October 23 – Another broken morning (Izzy, Mixcloud link)

Morning has broken – Bryn Terfel & London Symphony Orchestra
Nucleogenesis  – Sylvain Carel
Tony Skinner’s lad –  Robb Johnson
Eat it – “Weird Al” Yankovic
5 Only you (from Starlight Express) – Original Cast
I watched two people – Fascinating Aida
The cutter – Runrig
Baby, without you – Danny Monday
Baby you got it – Clyde McPhatter
10 Marching out of your life – The Heartstoppers
11 Bad attitude – Meatloaf
12 Slow train – Stefan Bednarczyk
13 If I’m the only one – Rodney Carrington
14 Do you wanna dance – Cliff Richard
15 Poor Jenny – The Everly Brothers
16 Speed of the sound of loneliness – John Prine
17 Ain’t no sunshine – Eva Cassidy
18 The final countdown – Europe
19 The show must go on – Queen + Elton John
20 Morning come – Marianne Faithfull

Friday Breakfast October 16 – Just the one of us – BHM continued (Izzy)

Morning has broken – Bronn Journey
Standing in the shadows of love – Barry White
Taken – Agnes Jones
Can’t breathe – Leona Lewis
Redemption – Blurred Vision (album trailer)
On the way to a dream – Gary Wilmot
Treasure – Man Wazimu
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
9 Lost boys & golden girls – Meatloaf
10 Train is coming – IKLAN feat. Law Holt (Bandcamp)
11 Simply deep – Kelly Rowland
12 Positivity – Stevie Wonder feat. Aisha Morris
13 I got you (I feel good) – James Brown
14 The girl can’t help it – Little Richard
15 Just the two of us – Will Smith
16 Midnight train to Georgia – Gladys Knight & the Pips
17 Valerie – Amy Winehouse

Friday Breakfast October 9 – Black History Month (Izzy, Mixcloud link)

1 Morning has broken – Bo Katzman Chor (Switzerland)
2 Isn’t this a lovely day – Ella Fitgerald
3 I will survive – Gloria Gaynor
4 Walk on in – Merry Clayton (co-track of the week)
5 As long as he needs me – Shirley Bassey
6 That old black magic – Sammy Davis Jr
7 Rain stops play – Duckworth Lewis Method
8 Brother Louie – Hot Chocolate
9 I’m still in love with you – Al Green
10 Love is going to get you – Ben E. King (co-track of the week)
11 Good girls go to heaven (Bad girls go everywhere) – Meatloaf
12 Just an old-fashioned girl – Eartha Kitt
13 He’s a rebel – The Crystals (but actually Darlene Love, here in a 2017 version)
14 Woke up this morning (My baby she was gone) – B. B. King (based on a blues riff familiar from numerous ripoffs)
15 My man called me – Big Mama Thornton
16 It’s gonna work out fine – Tina Turner
17 Lookin’ through the windows – Jackson 5
18 Maybelline – Chuck Berry

Friday Breakfast October 2 – The comfort of covers (Diana, Mixcloud link)

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone (lyrics from William Blake)
2 Keep the customer satisfied – Robson & Jerome (bringing a missionary vibe different from the traveling-salesman feel of the Simon & Garfunkel original, S&G blurry live 2003 version; Marsha Hunt funk version; Buddy Rich Big Band jazz version; a cappella version by the Warblers, by which I mean the Tufts Beelzebubs)
3 The 59th Street Bridge song (Feelin’ groovy) – Nana Mouskouri & the Athenians (Simon & Garfunkel; 1960s S&G Tonight Show version with Johnny Carson; 1970 S&G Carnegie Hall version; 1982 S&G Central Park version; 1996 Garfunkel family version; 2017 Simon live with Stephen Colbert and Late Show musicians; this brief song’s extensive cover history includes a Seekers 1967 version with sections in the form of a round; Paul Desmond’s instrumental jazz extended version; Nana’s French version in full)
4 Suspicious minds – Fine Young Cannibals (Mark James; Elvis Presley; FYC 1986 live with Jimmy Somerville at the Ritz in New York; Top of the Pops 1986 again with JS; Roland Gift live at Butlins March 2020 as the apocalypse descended; Dee Dee Warwick ’60s version; Texas/Sharleen Spiteri live in Paris; Siobhan Magnus on American Idol)
5 Big yellow taxi – Counting Crows ft Vanessa Carlton (Joni Mitchell live 1970; Harry Styles live on Zoe Ball 2020, both exceptional versions)
6 Should I stay or should I go – Kaiser Chiefs (The Clash; Mélody on the Voice France 2018; The Voice kids 2018; it’s two-chord punk and there is only so much you can do with it)
7 Can’t get you outta my headFork (Finnish party band, original by Kylie Minogue;
Tom Ewing’s blog post about why this song ended up being about 9/11)
8 Terve! – Jean S. (another Finnish party band; more by them; this is a cover of Village People Y.M.C.A. with surprisingly banal lyrics considering that Tom of Finland is a ratified national treasure)
10 Rebel rebel – Lea Dellaria in the manner of one of those a-little-too-laid-back Postmodern Jukebox historybounders (David Bowie TopPop NL version; 2003 DB live; slightly more upbeat Lea Dellaria live)
11 Desperado – Linda Ronstadt (Eagles, Melanie Amaro on X Factor US)
12 Angel of the morning – Girlyman (Juice Newton)
13 Don’t stop believing – Glee cast (Journey, not Foreigner as I said, still a hair band)
14 Under my thumb – Kim Carnes (TV performance with poor sound; baby Rolling Stones live 1966 with an impassive Brian Jones on the marimba)
15 Start me up – Manic Street Preachers (Rolling Stones live in 1998)
16 Total eclipse of the heart – Hurra Torpedo legendary version with kitchen appliances (Bonnie Tyler live on Top of the Pops 1984; live 2019 at the Vatican Christmas Concert, which I did not even know existed)
17 No woman no cry – Fugees (Bob Marley live at the Lyceum 1975)

Friday Breakfast September 25 – Everything louder (Izzy, Mixcloud link)

1 Morning has broken – Art Garfunkel
2 Reynaud – Carys (local hero)
3 Laylow – Suchy Sha
4 Stand by me – Ben E. King (Izzy points out this belongs on a bass playlist)
5 Love me world – Soda Blonde (song of the week, also gives good bass)
6 Lean on me – Moody Blues
8 The girl with the scrambled egg hairSongs from the Blue House (best title)
9 Everything louder than everything else – Meatloaf
10 Willst du bei mir bleiben (Will you stay beside me) – Liza Pulman & Max Raabe
11 Baby, without you – Danny Monday
12 Baby you got it – Clyde McPhatter
13 Together alone – Belau ft Belle Doron
14 I stayed long enough – Billie Jo Spears
15 Piece of my heart – Janis Joplin
16 Help me make it through the night – Tom Jones
17 Hurt is all you gave me – Tina Turner

Friday Breakfast September 18 – All about that bass part 2 (Diana, Mixcloud link)

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone (lyrics from William Blake)
2 Overture / Cotton avenue – Joni Mitchell (bass: Jaco Pastorius; he plays throughout Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter; live at Red Rocks 1983 with her husband Larry Klein on bass)
3 Drive my car – Beatles (transport, bass: Paul McCartney; live in Hyde Park 2005 with George Michael)
4 Books from boxes – Maximo Park (bass: Archis Tiku; live Sziget 2012)
5 I’m still standing – Pomplamoose (Elton John cover ft Nataly Dawn; bass: Hagar Ben-Ari, example of bass doubling drumbeats)
6 Head over heels – Go-Go’s (bass: Kathy Valentine, who wrote the song with Charlotte Caffey; example of bass solo/break; live on the Tonight Show with Joan Rivers 1984; live in Central Park 2001; live at the Hollywood Bowl 2018)
7 Talk of the town – Pretenders (bass: Pete Farndon; acoustic 2014 version that really misses the bass; sleepy 2017 Austin City Limits version with Nick Wilkinson on bass; tribute band does it right; so does solo cover musician Erivel)
8 Not too soon – Throwing Muses / Tanya Donnelly (bass: Fred Abong, and we must also tip the hat to founding bassist Leslie Langston; live 1991; live 2014)
9 Truckin’ – Dwight Yoakam (bass: Taras Prodaniuk, who has played Ipswich in Richard Thompson’s Electric Trio with drummer Michael Jerome; Phil Lesh was the bassist on the original Grateful Dead song)
10 Dancing in the street – David Bowie and Mick Jagger (Martha and the Vandellas cover; bass: Matthew Seligman)
11 It’s so easy – Linda Ronstadt (Crickets/Buddy Holly cover; bass: Kenny Edwards)
12 Sinister minister – Bela Fleck and the Flecktones (bass: Victor Wooten, a recognized virtuoso among bassists: really needs to be seen live, at Mountain Jam in 2011 for example or Jacksonville in 2010; Wooten is a one-man polyphonic band on his bass as lead guitar in I Want You Back and in his jam with Keith John to Yesterday, not to mention this blistering solo)
13 Benen i kors (Crossed legs) – Lisa Ekdahl (bass: Gunnar Nordén; live 2015)
14 Gentle rain – Kenny Drew, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (bass), Alvin Green
15 Night in Tunisia (live) – Charlie “Bird” Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Al McKibbon (bass)
16 Another night in Tunisia – Chaka Khan (bass: Abraham Laboriel, whose son Abe Laboriel Jr. is a drummer with Paul McCartney’s band and plays on the Hyde Park video above; live prob 1985 with Michael Ruff on keyboards; Ella Fitzgerald fantastic original recording; written by Gillespie, Frank Paparelli and Jon Hendricks)
17 I know you know – Esperanza Spalding (Nobel Peace Prize concert version on electric bass)
18 Call off your dogs – Lake Street Dive (bass: Bridget Kearney, who wrote the song; live at the Current; live at WFUV; live at the Sheen Center; bass solo gets more and more intricate)
19 The safety dance – Men Without Hats (bass: Ivan Doroschuk; live on Swiss TV in 1983 with Ivan wearing masterful eyeliner and his brothers Stefan on bass and Colin on second keys; live in Montreal 1985; live on the Morning Show 2012; Cancon)

Friday Breakfast September 11 – All about that bass part 1 (Diana)

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone (lyrics from William Blake)
2 Come together – Bobby McFerrin and Robin Williams (Beatles cover, Spencer Tunick photography was not shown on air; Beatles version; John Lennon live; pandemic Zoom wall version with Linda Perry and others – example of vocal bass)
3 Driver 8 – R.E.M. (transit song; bass: Mike Mills; 1984 live; 2008 live – example of bass riff)
4 Tell that girl to shut up – Transvision Vamp (Holly and the Italians cover; bass: probably Matthew Seligman since it was mentioned on his tribute shows – example of bass counterpoint)
5 Don’t let the sun go down on me – Elton John (bass: Dee Murray; duet with George Michael; 2016 live on the Sunset Strip with Lady Gaga with Matt Bissonette on bass – example of bass fill)
6 Sunlight in a jar – Lucksmiths (Ozcon; bass: Mark Monnone; live version; rare example of a band where the rhythm section are the frontmen)
7 Absolute beginners – David Bowie (bass: Matthew Seligman, definitely this time; 2000 live version; 2002 live duet with Gail Ann Dorsey who is the bassist on both of these)
8 Magical – Gail Ann Dorsey (song about Bowie from one of her solo albums)
9 Come on, come over – Jaco Pastorius (with Herbie Hancock on piano)
10 Miss you – Rolling Stones (bass: Bill Wyman, though it’s been Darryl Jones since 1993; Hyde Park 2013 version; Carla Bruni version)
11 Bad – U2 (bass: Adam Clayton; 2012 live at Glastonbury)
12 Jolie Louise – Daniel Lanois (Cancon; bass: Adam Clayton; Daniel Lanois is U2’s producer; live Toronto 1989; live early ’90s with David Sanborn, sax, Hiram Bullock, dobro, Marcus Miller or Tom Barney, bass; example of folk bass)
13 Thank you (fallettinme be mice elf again) – Sly and the Family Stone (bass: Larry Graham; live 1970)

Friday Breakfast September 4 – Boatman’s weather (Izzy)

1 Morning has broken – Angelis
2 Shadows of the night – Pat Benatar
3 Boatman’s weather – Pace
4 Got to get through this – Daniel Bedingfield
5 Rag momma rag – The Band
6 Walk on in – Merry Clayton
7 Precious years – Runrig
8 Silver lady – Carys (local hero)
9 Objects in the rear view mirror may appear closer than they are – Meat Loaf
10 Sure is a lot of woman – Isley Bros (track of the week)
11 I surrender – Eddie Holman
12 Paradise park – South Bank Crows
13 Rumor has it – Adele
14 King of the road – Boxcar Willie

Friday Breakfast August 28 – Last days of summer (Diana)

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone (lyrics from William Blake)
2 The chain (demo) – Fleetwood Mac (I really wanted to play this haunting demo of Gypsy, but it is not available in mp3)
3 Parovozik-oblachko (Train-cloud)Litsey (transport; live on Avroradio)
4 Trouble – P!nk
5 Don’t turn around – Ace of Bace
6 June afternoon – Roxette (utan Gessle ingen sommar! live on TV 1996)
7 Good lovin’ – Bobby McFerrin
8 Afternoon delight – Starland Vocal Band
9 Modern love – David Bowie
10 How do I make you – Linda Ronstadt
11 I feel love – Donna Summer (Giorgio Moroder’s finest moment)
12 Summer of love – B-52’s
13 If she knew what she wants – The Bangles (Jules Shear cover, live 1987; live and spooky 2006; Jim Di Battista cover; Anita Varga Finneran cover)
14 Shiny happy people – REM ft Kate Pierson of the B-52’s
15 The chain (live from The Dance) – Fleetwood Mac (only applause)

Friday Breakfast August 21 – Simple Pleasures (Izzy)

1 Morning has broken – Harry Secombe
2 Ellen – James Thomas Band (Charlotte, NC)
3 Under your thumb – Godley & Creme
4 Midnight in Harlem – Tedeschi Trucks Band
5 Rain stops play – Duckworth Lewis Method
6 Lonely days – Tone Blakesley & Daniel Keane
7 Soul self satisfaction – Earl Jackson
8 Check it baby – Willie & the Might Magnificents
9 Custard cream – Bill Caddick
10 Out of the frying pan (and into the fire) – Meat Loaf
11 For the good times – Kenny Rogers
12 I will always love you – Dolly Parton
13 Young and free – George Holliday
14 In the cold light of day – Gene Pitney
15 Swing low sweet chariot – Bryn Terfel

Friday Breakfast August 14 – Children Rise Up (Diana)
1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone (lyrics from William Blake)
2 Revolution Part 1 – Nina Simone
3 Train – Four Non Blondes
4 Another brick in the wall Part 1 – Pink Floyd
5 Won’t get fooled again – The Who
6 21st century schizoid man – King Crimson
7 Rebel rebel – David Bowie
8 Heat wave– Linda Ronstadt
9 What about us – P!nk
10 Standing in the way of control – Gossip
11 The revolution will not be televised (live) – Gil Scott-Heron
12 Talkin’ bout a revolution – Tracy Chapman
13 Revolution (live acoustic) – Pretenders
14 Revolution Part 2 – Nina Simone

Friday Breakfast August 7 – Together Again (Izzy)

1 Morning has broken – Acker Bilk
2 The impossible dream – Andy Abraham (of X Factor)
3 What I’m thinking – Leon Gill
4 Bicycle – Queen
5 It’s how I feel – Leopold and the Fiction
6 Disco queen – Hot Chocolate
7 This house is ours – The North
8 Trail of broken hearts – k.d. lang
9 Just won’t quit – Meat Loaf
10 House of the rising sun (traditional) – Woody Guthrie
11 Durham town – Roger Whittaker
12 My geography – Linda Campbell
13 Just another lonely mile – Darlene Love (featured in 20 Feet from Stardom)
14 A little misunderstanding – The Contours
15 Baby what happened to our love – The Ringleaders
16 I believe – Frankie Laine
17 I can’t give you anything but love – Doris Day
18 Hey there you with the stars in your eyes – Sammy Davis Jr. (partial)

Friday Breakfast July 31 – Better Things (Diana)

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone (lyrics from William Blake)
2 Made in England – Elton John (live in Rio 1995)
3 It takes a lot to laugh, it takes a train to cry – Bob Dylan, not George Harrison as I said, from the Concert for Bangladesh (train song, which I also missed saying)
4 Crazy lady blues – Sandy Denny
5 Twisted – Lambert, Hendricks and Ross (Annie Ross live version with Count Basie)
6 Magic – The Cars
7 Black coffee in bed – Squeeze (2010 version)
8 Sweet child o’mine – Scary Pockets ft Mario Jose (Guns’n’Roses cover)
9 Wake me up before you go-go – The Overtones (Wham! cover)
10 Always the last to know – Del Amitri (remember when songs mentioned The Bomb?)
11 Red sails – David Bowie (Tony Visconti 2017 remix)
12 That’ll be the day – Linda Ronstadt (Buddy Holly cover)
13 Distant sun – Crowded House (comet, Tonight Show version, Neil Finn solo acoustic)
14 Wellington – The Mutton Birds (Don McGlashan solo acoustic, in honor of
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15 Street life – Randy Crawford (Jackie Brown soundtrack, live with The Crusaders)
16 Boy from New York City – The Ad Libs ft Mary Ann Thomas (Manhattan Transfer cover version in nifty ’70s clothes and dance moves, one year later in hideous ’80s clothes, Janis Siegel solo in 2014 with Indiana University jazz students)
17 Birdland – Maynard Ferguson and Big Bop Nouveau (cover of Weather Report with composer Joe Zawinul, Wayne Shorter, and Jaco Pastorius, MF High Voltage version, Ferguson conducting with Eric Miyashiro solo at Montreux)
18 Let my love open the door – Pete Townshend (original video, Atlanta 1989, Brooklyn 1993 version that may give you ASMR feels, 2013 discordant angry old man version)
19 If this is it – Huey Lewis and the News (live in Tokyo, live at 25 version)
20 Sommartider – Gyllene Tider (Per Gessle – utan Gessle ingen sommar!, live at Skansen or similar festival, Skansen with lyrics, GT25 version, Feras Dasouki cover with lyrics)
21 Better things – The Kinks (live audio, many years later, Pearl Jam cover, Fountains of Wayne cover)
22 Meu amigo Charlie Brown – Benito di Paula (partial, live)

Friday Breakfast 24 July 2020 – A Nerd In The Hand (Izzy)

1 Morning has broken – Yu Chyi (name in original order this time)
2 Perhaps love is like a resting place – John Denver and Placido Domingo
3 Choose your world – Robb Murphy
4 Spanish train – Chris de Burgh
5 Victims of the fall – Lute
6 A bird in the hand (is worth two in the bush) – The Velvelettes
7 The girl’s alright with me – Joe Simon
8 I drive a four by four four door fortress – Chumbawumba
9 Ill wind – Flanders and Swann
10 Rock and roll dreams come through – Meat Loaf
11 Jiggery pokery – Duckworth Lewis Method (live, track of the week)
12 Half man half villain – Bert Brett
13 Pattern – Connor Nunn
14 Eloise – The Damned
15 Adjust your brightness – Gleem ft Gary “Nesta” Pine
16 Enemy – Damien Johnson
17 Miss you nights – Acker Bilk & His Strings

Friday Breakfast 17 July 2020 – Have I Got Soundtracks For You (Diana)

Give yourself a point if you can identify any films in which these have appeared, after the first two. I watched almost all of these films on charity shop DVDs during lockdown.

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 The Pink Panther theme – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Three films about young people:
3a Kids in America – Kim Wilde
3b Perfect day – Hoku
3c Perfect day – Lou Reed
Both of these were in the same film – hint, this is our regular transportation song slot:
4a Title music from Satyajit Ray’s Jalsaghar – Vilayat Khan
4b This time tomorrow – The Kinks
The series is obvious, but what do these next two films have in common within it?
5a The living daylights – a-ha
5b Licence to kill – Gladys Knight
Next two songs were both used by which director, who famously loves the Stones?
6a Who’s that knocking – The Genies
6b Gimme shelter – Rolling Stones ft Merry Clayton
Individual film round – the last one is a film about a rock journalist:
7 Under pressure (live at Glastonbury) – David Bowie
8 It’s so easy – Linda Ronstadt
9 Mona Lisas and mad hatters – Elton John
Two films featuring the same actor:
10a Mrs Robinson – Simon and Garfunkel
10b We’re going to war – Mark Knopfler
Two more films about young people, the first an ensemble drama set outside Chicago, the second a famous British buddy movie:
11 Don’t you forget about me – Simple Minds
12a Whiter shade of pale – Procol Harum
Another buddy movie, but also a gangster satire:
12b Let’s stay together – Al Green
Russian film about Viktor Tsoi’s band Kino; the title of the film is the Russian word:
13 Summer – Zveri

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 (Diana)

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: check out their Have a cigar (Pink Floyd cover) and 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) (Diana)

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 (Diana)

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 (Diana)

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 (Diana)

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 (Diana)

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 (Diana)

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 17 January 2019 – Back in the UK (Diana)

1 I rose up at the dawn of the day – Martha Redbone
2 Spirit of the radio – Rush
3 Mile End – Pulp
4 Cool for cats – Squeeze
5 Angel of the morning – Girlyman (Juice Newton cover)
6 Take another little piece of my heart – Magdi Rusza (Janis Joplin cover)
7 Get closer – Linda Ronstadt
8 Hanging around – Lou Reed
9 Cha cha heels – Eartha Kitt with Bronski Beat
10 All right with me – Kris Allen
11 Isn’t she lovely – David Sanborn (Stevie Wonder cover)

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

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) (Diana)

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) (Diana)

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) (Diana)

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) (Diana)

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 – Fall songs (Diana)

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 (Diana)

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) (Diana)

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 (Diana)

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) (Diana)

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 (Diana)

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 (Diana, the ensemble)

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 (Diana … yeah, they’re all my songs from here on out)

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