Category Archives: Positivity

Sunday 18th September 8 to 10

Tonight September 18th 8-10 I played these Tunes….and also did “Fugitive”.. a borrowed bit of a song denoted thus *..The rest I think is self evident

The Locomotives – Rudis In Love

The Young Knives – Vision in Rags

Royseven – No Romance

Donny Osmond – A Million To One

Alex Turner – It’s Hard to Get Around The Wind

Janet Jackson – Someone To Call My Lover *

Example – Stay Awake

Hard To Get Hits were


Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme – I Just Want To Stay Here

Blue – Capture Your Heart

Andrew Gold – Lonely Boy

Chris Rea – Josephine

America – Ventura Highway *

The Wanted – All Time Low

La belle Epoque – Black Is Black

Craig Douglas – A Hundred Pounds Of Clay


This Weeks Top 3 were


Pixie Lott – All About Tonight

Maroon 5 – Moves Like Jagger

One Direction – What Makes You Beautiful


And If you are 21 today this was number one the day you were born

The Steve Miller Band – The Joker

Marc Bolan – Cat Black

Coldplay – Viva La Vida

Laura Marling – Sophia

Royseven – Dance

John Lennon – Whatever Gets You Through The Night

Suzi Quattro – If You Can’t Give Me Love

Robbie Dupree – Hot Rod Hearts

Wretch 32 – Don’t Go

Melanie C – Think About It

Steely Dan – Reeling I The Years


Hope to see you again soon




Saturday Night’s Alright!

The Playlist for Saturday 3rd September 10 to midnight  (including some ** Random Rock & Roll) was

Two Door Cinema Club – Hands Off My Cash Monty

Arctic Monkeys – Suck It and See

Royseven – Crash

Sam Cook – Another Saturday Night **

The Vaccines – Noorgard

The Vipers – I Got You

Tommy Tucker – Hi-Heel Sneakers **

Rooney – When Did Your Heart Go Missing?

Richard Hawley – Open Up Your Door

Ash – Candy

INXS – Suicide Blonde

The Rubberbandits – I Want To Fight Your Father

The Killers – A Dustland Fairytale

The Style Council – My Ever Changing Moods

Johnnie Ray – Such A Night **

Hall & Oates -Out Of Touch


Randy Newman – The Blues

Randy Newman – Losing You

Randy Newman – Mr President (Have Pity On The Working Man)


Friendly Fires – Paris

Steely Dan – Hey Nineteen

Chris Rea – Texas

The Five Chesternuts – Teenage Love **

Two Door Cinema Club – What Do You Know



Chart 1983 3rd Sept

UB40 – Red Red Wine (Nr.1)

Chart 2000 2nd Sept

Madonna – Music

Chart 2011 29th Aug

Maroon 5 (FT Christina Aguleira) – Moves Like Jagger (Nr. 3)

Olly Murs – Heart Skips a Beat ( feat. Rizzle Kicks) (Nr. 1)


Herbie Goins & Nightimers – Cruisin’ **

Royseven – We Should Be Lovers

Al Stewart – Song On The Radio



The One With The Two Door Cinema Club

It’s Mothers Day today and Positivity will be here at 4 this afternoon. To contact us click the link at the top of the page. Meanwhile last week’s playlist is as follows, featuring Two Door Cinema Club and their current album.

The Corrs – Radio
Johnny Hates Jazz – I Don’t Want to Be a Hero
J90 – Distracted
Falling Apart At the Seams
Sophie Ellis-Bextor – Not Giving Up On Love
Two Door Cinema Club – What You Know
The Kooks – Always Where I Need To Be
Take That –  Could It Be Magic
Rebecca Black – Friday
Hearthrob Hotel today was
Barry Blue – School Love
Jedward – Lipstick (Radio Edit)
Barry Blue has written songs for Pixie Lott and the Saturdays amongst others, apparently, and Jedward are poised to represent Ireland with that song in this year’s Eurovision.
Chris Rea – God’s Great Banana Skin
Two Door Cinema Club – I Can Talk
Five after Five was
The Fortunes – Caroline (Main Theme To Radio Caroline)
The Mystery Jets – Half in Love with Elizabeth
The Stranglers – Peaches
Amy Winehouse – Valerie
Ready For the World –  Oh Sheila
The connection being Girls Names
Amoriste – The Mascot
Two Door Cinema Club – Something Good Can Work
The Fascinations – Girls Are Out To Get You
Martha Reeves – Quicksand (Single Version)
Ndubz – Took It All Away
Split Enz – Six Months in a Leaky Boat
New Muzik – Straight Lines

Positivity is back today at 4!


Love is … it’s almost Valentines Day

Having had a week off last week…..It was now just hours away from Valentines Day….and I started with a classic love song..

Barry Mann – Who Put The Bomp
Eliza Doolittle- Skinny Genes
Caro Emerald – Riviera Life
Andy Faiweather Low – Wide Eyed And Legless
Emma B – Lights On (feat. Ms Dynamite) [Single Mix]
Jamiroquai – Lifeline
Adele- Lovesong

Heart throb Hotel today was Essex and Ireland

Olly Murs – Thinking of Me
Boyzone – Love Me for a Reason

Dandy Livinstone – Rudy, A Message To You
The Who – Real Good Looking Boy

5 after 5 today was

Modern Romance – Best Years Of Our Lives
The Love Affair – Bringing On Back the Good Times
Love City Groove – Love City Groove
Everybody in Love – JLS
Steve Winwood- Higher Love (Single Version)

And the obvious connection was……

Bob Geldof – Silly Pretty Thing
Morgan Page – Strange Condition
Paloma Faith – New York
Bronski Beat – Smalltown Boy
The Stargazers – Close the Door
Craig David- 7 Days (Fat Joe Mix)

And after 6 Ian Southgate and Emma on Stage Door

So, that was January.

Today’s playlist looked like this……the last show of January 2011

White Plains – My Baby Loves Lovin’
Stereophonics – Have A Nice Day
Caro Emerald – Riviera Life
Scouting For Girls – Famous
Wombats – Jump Into The Fog
Madonna – Papa Don’t Preach
William- Heartbreaker (Remix) [Edited Super Clean UK Version]
Bobby Brown – Two Can Play That Game

Newly introduced Heart throb Hotel Featured

Justin Bieber – Baby (Featuring Ludacris)
David Cassidy – Daydreamer

The Stands – Here She Comes Again
Bob Geldof – Silly Pretty Thing
10cc – Donna

And in 5 after 5 I played…

Duck Sauce – Barbra Streisand (UK Radio Edit)
Elton John – Candle In The Wind
Bertie iggins – Key Largo
Madness – Michael Caine
Kim Carnes – Bette Davis Eyes

And what did they have in common?

Movie Stars

Barbara Streisand, Marilyn Munroe, Humphrey Bogart etc
Michael Caine, Bette Davis!

Rumer – Am I Forgiven
James Taylor – Everyday
Andrew Gold – Lonely Boy
Hermans Hermits – My Sentimental Friend
A Band Of Angels – She’ll Never Be You
Cheryl Cole – The Flood
Martha and the Vandellas – Quicksand (Single Version)
Santana – The Game of Love

And then Roz and Stage Door

The One with the Bear…..and Fish…or Something.

And so , with the season of goodwill but a distant memory I launched into the first proper Positivity of 2011 starting with….

Alan Price – Simon Smith & His Amazing Dancing Bear
Pet Shop Boys – Together
Grace Jones – Pull Up to the Bumper
New Muzik – Straight Lines
Cee-Lo Green – It’s OK
N-Dubz-Morning Star
Chairmen of the Board – You’ve Got Me Dangling On A String
Peter Andre – Mysterious Girl
The Jam-Strange Town

Lounge Lizards Today Brought

Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five – Choo Choo Ch’Boogie
Ray Charles – Unchain My Heart

Olly Murs – Thinking About Me
Hot Chocolate – Brother Louie

And Five After Five….

B52’s – Rock Lobster
Marillion – Kayleigh
Noah & The Whale – 5 Years Time
The Barry Gray Orchestra – Aqua Marina
The Barracudas – Summer Fun

And the connection?

Aquatic….fishy things…ish

Pixie Lott – Can’t Make This Over
Super Furry Animals – Juxtapozed With U
Elvis – (Marie’s The Name) His Latest Flame
Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers – Why Do Fools Fall In Love_ Rooney – When Did Your Heart Go Missing
Mark Ronson feat Boy George – Somebody To Love Me
Quantum Jump – The Lone Ranger
Foreigner – Urgent

Then came Stage Door with Roz, so until next time…
see you Sunday!