Recent Posts (Page 25)

  • 8 February 2015

    Show 222 Miss Celie’s Blues by Tata Vega.  From 1985 The Color Purple soundtrack.  Carmen Rosa Vega is an American vocalist whose career spans theater, film, and a variety of musical genres. Jealous by The […]

  • 1 February 2015

    Show 221 Disco Inferno by The Trammps.  1976 song by The Trammps from the album of the same name. It was a bit of a failure till it appeared again on the Saturday Night Fever […]

  • 25 January 2015

    Show 220 Miss Broadway by Belle Epoque. Follow up hit single from this France-based trio after Black is Black, which I happened to play a few weeks ago.  This one is from 1978 Derniere Nuit […]

  • 18 January 2015

    Show 219 – an extra 30 minutes! He’s the Greatest Dancer by Sister Sledge. Second single from their 1979 album We Are Family, their 3rd. Live recording. Folly by Camper Von Beethoven.  Another track from […]

  • 11 January 2015

    Show 218 Maman a Tort by Mylene Farmer.  Request.  Her 1984 debut. (My mum is wrong) Mechant Petard by Plastic Bertrand.  born in Brussels of a French father and Ukrainian mother – bit of a […]

  • 4 January 2015

    Show 217 The Lodgers by Style Council. 1985 single from Our Favourite Shop, which was called Internationalists in the US for some reason, and was their third studio album. Babe by Styx. Request.  1980 Be […]

  • 28 December 2014

    Show 216 Freeze Frame by The J Geils Band.  This is their second biggest hit and came out in 1981. You can Leave Your Hat on by Joe Cocker.  1986 single from Cocker, his 10th […]

  • 21 December 2014

    Show 215 To celebrate the birth of the most famous Jew of all time…all tracks by Jewish musicians. Tell it to my heart by Taylor Dayne.  One of several pseudonyms used by the Jewish Leslie […]

  • 14 December 2014

    Show 214 Your Big Assed Mother by The Wonder Stuff. Off their 1993 album, their 4th, Construction for the Modern Idiot. Living Inside Myself by Gino Vannelli.  I’m sure I knew this, but he’s Canadian, […]

  • 7 December 2014

    Show 213 What is Love? by Haddaway:  from Trinidad, though lived in Europe and the US as well while growing up.  One hit wonder from 1993 – played incessantly on Hungarian radio when I lived […]