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Summer’s moved on, but things are still simmering this Autumn on Turn The Beat Around. The first podcast for this season is all killer and no filler with twenty of the finest disco, funk and soul tracks from the 70s and 80s. Featuring classics from the Bee Gees, Chaka Khan and new remixes of jams from Evelyn King, Pointer Sisters and a-ha. Show originally aired on Friday 9 March 2018.

Songs Played;

  1. HE’S SO SHY (Butch le Butch Rework) Pointer Sisters 1980
  2. YOU SHOULD BE DANCING Bee Gees 1976
  3. HE’S MY NUMBER ONE Christie Allen 1979
  4. THE BREAK Katmandu 1979
  5. VOULEZ-VOUS (Paul Threy Remix) ABBA 1979
  6. TAXI MARY (12″ Mix) Jo Jo Zep 1982
  7. KNOCKED OUT (Pettibone 12″) Paula Abdul 1988
  8. CERTAIN THINGS ARE LIKELY (Garage Mix) Kissing The Pink 1986
  9. LOVE COME DOWN (Dr Packers “Baby You Make My” Mix) Evelyn King 1982
  10. I SPECIALIZE IN LOVE Sharon Brown 1982
  11. I WANT TO FALL IN LOVE Johnny Mathis 1982
  12. UNDER FIRE Jackie 1979
  13. STREET PLAYER Chicago 1979
  14. FATE Chaka Khan 1981
  15. HYPNOTIC TANGO My Mine 1983
  16. TOUCHY! (House Mix) a-ha 1988
  17. PULL UP TO THE BUMPER (US Party Version) Grace Jones 1981
  18. YOU MAKE ME FEEL (MIGHTY REAL) (12″ Version) Sylvester 1978
  19. DANCE YOURSELF DIZZY Liquid Gold 1979
  20. THE LOCO-MOTION Grand Funk Railroad 1976


About the author: Robbie


Robbie started spinning records as soon as he was tall enough to reach the turntable on top of the family stereo. At the age of 12, a career in radio was forged on community station Gippsland FM where he hosted a variety of shows including The Driving Force, an early morning breakfast slot and late night specialist music show, 45RPM. Robbie returned to his passion here at JOY 94.9 in 2013 as presenter of Turn The Beat Around.


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