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Radio Show Playlist Diary – Saturday January 24th 2015

My show today went really well on the North Manchester FM radio station, if I do dare say so myself. Here is what the listener was subjected to this week.

I opened with

1/. The Theme from Xena; Warrior Princess

2/. Gordon Lightfoot – Minstrel Of The Dawn

I mentioned church architecture for a chance to broadcast

3/. The New Vaudeville Band – Winchester Cathedral

4/. Culture Club – The Church Of The Poisoned Mind

Discussing furniture I played

5/. Inspiral Carpets – This Is How It Feels

6/. Nat King Cole – Unforget-table.

I mentioned TV freak shows so I played

7/. Lady Ga-Ga – Retro, Dance, Freak

8/. The Doors – People Are Strange

Talking of book reading I played;

9/. Belinda Carlisle – Little Black Book

10/. The Slow Readers Club – Sirens

I reminded listeners of the 1980’s feud between Michael Jackson and Jarvis Cocker of the band, Pulp, after Cocker disrupted a live Michael Jackson performance at the Brits ceremony. I then played;

11/. Pulp – Common People

12/. Michael Jackson – One Day In Your Life

After mentioning films I played two film related tunes; the first a jazz standard used as the theme to a British TV movie review show; Film 2015.

13/. Billy Taylor – I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free

14/. Sheena Easton – For Your Eyes Only (The Bond movie theme)

I talked about words starting with S including Soul and Stars, thus

15/. Simply Red – Stars

16/. Marvin Gaye – How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You

My recurring classical corner tunes this week were;

17/. The 101 Strings Orchestra – Grieg – The Halls Of The Mountain King

18/. The Glyndebourne Opera Company – Patience – Go To Him And Say To Him (Gilbert & Sullivan)

On queens I played

19/. Tina Turner – Acid Queen

20/. Queen – Seven Seas Of Rye.

After talk of computers, mice and e-mail I played;

21/. Ronnie Hilton – I Saw A Mouse

22/. The Bee-Gees – Gotta Get A Message To You

I ended in humorous vain with;

23/ Billy Howard – King Of The Cops

Arthur Chappell

Image Credit » The Myriad Music System on which my show was broadcasted - taken by me

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Soonerdad3 wrote on January 24, 2015, 1:59 PM

This is very cool, I would never have the nerve to host a radio show.

arthurchappell wrote on January 24, 2015, 4:57 PM

it is daunting at first but it gets easier the more you do

WordChazer wrote on January 24, 2015, 6:53 PM

Acid Queen? Tommy? STILL one of the best concepts EVER. And the roll call of musicians on the OST is so many shades of awesome...

arthurchappell wrote on January 25, 2015, 4:09 AM

Tommy is still one of my favourite movies of all time - it looks and sounds amazing