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Playlist – Friday 3rd January 2014

Playlist – Friday 3rd January 2014

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I came back, for one night only (until the next time), to give you some tunes I like, especially the QOTSA ones, which were from my Album of 2013, and included my Single of

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Playlist – Friday 17th May 2013

Playlist – Friday 17th May 2013

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XTC – Ten Feet Tall Queens of the Stone Age – The Lost Art of Keeping a Secret Beachbuggy – Kickin’ Back Boxer Rebellion – Flashing Red Light Means Go Kula Shaker – Grateful

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Playlist – Sunday 24th February 2013

Playlist – Sunday 24th February 2013

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Audioslave – Cochise Eels – God Damn Right It’s A Beautiful Day Hope of the States – The Red The White The Black The Blue Alice Cooper – Caught In A Dream Eagles of

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Playlist – Friday 8th February 2013

Playlist – Friday 8th February 2013

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Well it’s been a long time since I’ve sat in this chair, and that make the return so much sweeter.  I really enjoyed myself playing the pick of Muse’s second album Origin of Symmetry, and

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Playlist – Friday 1st June 2012

Playlist – Friday 1st June 2012

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It’s my first time back on air for months!  Bit rusty, but thankfully I had a whole load of excellent tunes to get me by. Elbow – The Birds Dukes of Stratospear – Shiny

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Playlist – Saturday 14th January 2012

Playlist – Saturday 14th January 2012

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A one-off Unnatural Selection, tonight with a slightly laid-back feel, and a healthy dose of The Dandy Warhols – six songs from their album Thirteen Tales From Urban Bohemia.  They’re from Portland, Oregon.  I

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Playlist – Saturday 10th December 2011

Playlist – Saturday 10th December 2011

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Tonight, I was sitting in for Luke Cousins and his Saturday Night Rock, so I thought it only right to dust off the heavier end of my musical library and my ear drums a

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The Very Last Unnatural Selection – Thursday 20th October 2011

The Very Last Unnatural Selection – Thursday 20th October 2011

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Tonight’s show was the last Unnatural Selection ever!  So I took the opportunity to look back over the last 15 months and pick my favourite tracks from the run of 62 shows. Many thanks

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Unnatural Selection’s Insects Of The Week

Unnatural Selection’s Insects Of The Week

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The regular feature ‘Insect Of The Week’ on the Unnatural Selection show started on the 26th August 2010, and we had 52 species over the course of the show.  In the list is a

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Playlist – Thursday 13th October 2011

Playlist – Thursday 13th October 2011

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This week’s Unnatural Selection went almost exactly like this: Paul Simon – You Can Call Me Al Bloc Party – Banquet The Dandy Warhols – Sleep The Stairs – Mr. Window Pane Red Hot

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Playlist – Thursday 6th October 2011

Playlist – Thursday 6th October 2011

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Tonight’s Unnatural Selection went something like this: Eddie Izzard – For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite Arctic Monkeys – Fake Tales Of San Francisco Kula Shaker – Govinda Beck – Where It’s At Chas

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Playlist – Thursday 29th September 2011

Playlist – Thursday 29th September 2011

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Playlist for tonight’s Unnatural Selection was as follows: Herida – Burnin’ Tree Jimi Hendrix – All Along The Watchtower Arcade Fire – Keep The Car Running Sam and Dave – Soul Man Iggy Pop

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Playlist – Thursday 22nd September 2011

Playlist – Thursday 22nd September 2011

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This week’s Unnatural Selection followed a two week hiatus to spend some time in Wales, not sure if it helped my DJing skills or not… Tracklisting for the show was as follows: REM –

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Playlist – Thursday 1st September 2011

Playlist – Thursday 1st September 2011

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On Unnatural Selection this week we played the following: Stevie Ray Vaughan – Lenny The Magic Numbers – Love Me Like You KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See Aerosmith – Love In An Elevator

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Playlist – Thursday 25th August 2011

Playlist – Thursday 25th August 2011

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This week’s Unnatural Selection had a vague Reading Festival theme, as well as a few suggestions from listeners – make your suggestions at facebook.com/dans.unnatural.selection Tracklisting for tonight was: Blur – Song 2 Massive Attack

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First Anniversary Show – Thursday 18th August 2011

First Anniversary Show – Thursday 18th August 2011

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This week’s Unnatural Selection celebrated 1 year of random music on a Thursday night from 10pm to midnight!   So I picked tracks from shows over the last year, and threw in a few themed

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Playlist – Thursday 11th August 2011

Playlist – Thursday 11th August 2011

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Tonight’s Unnatural Selection featured a new track from Boots Electric (who you can see at XOYO on 19th September if you fancy it), and lots of other tunes, in this order: Empire Of The

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Playlist – Thursday 4th August 2011

Playlist – Thursday 4th August 2011

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This week’s Unnatural Selection was a poignant one, as I played the ‘Sweeney on Breakfast’ jingle for the very last time, make sure you listen from 7am to hear Emma’s last breakfast show. Anyway,

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Playlist – Thursday 28th July 2011

Playlist – Thursday 28th July 2011

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This Week’s Unnatural Selection went something like this: Danny & The Fat Boys – Funhouse Martha and the Muffins – Echo Beach Ash – Girl From Mars Simon and Garfunkel – Mrs Robinson Screamin

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Playlist – Thursday 21st July 2011

Playlist – Thursday 21st July 2011

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This weeks Unnatural Selection was brought to you in association with a nasty cough and a cold, but I battled on valiantly and brought you a whole selection of songs for your delectation.  They

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My Birthday Show – Thursday 14th July 2011

My Birthday Show – Thursday 14th July 2011

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On Unnatural Selection this week I was celebrating my birthday by having dedicated Phoenix FM follower Vanda Kopanyi (Vanda the Vampire from the chatroom) joining me in the studio, all the way from Hungary. 

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Playlist – Thursday 7th July 2011

Playlist – Thursday 7th July 2011

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Tonight’s Unnatural Selection paid homage to Eddie’s guests ‘Something Beginning With L’ by playing songs, bands and songs from albums all beginning with ‘L’.  See, it’s not just a random load of songs I

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Playlist – Thursday 30th June 2011

Playlist – Thursday 30th June 2011

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Tonight’s Unnatural Selection! Kings Of Leon – Radioactive Kasabian – Empire Ian Dury & The Blockheads – Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll Boots Electric – Boots Electric Theme Pulp – Common People

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Playlist – Thursday 23rd June 2011

Playlist – Thursday 23rd June 2011

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On Unnatural Selection last night, I could have taken the easy way out and just played a load of tracks from Glastonbury artists, but I’d forgotten all about it until hearing Bryan covering Brentwood’s

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Playlist – Thursday 16th June 2011

Playlist – Thursday 16th June 2011

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This week’s Unnatural Selection featured some requests from the following: Lucy, Mary, Mel and James.  And I strung out Nick Field’s birthday to over a week by finally playing his birthday song by Minus

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Playlist – Thursday 9th June 2011

Playlist – Thursday 9th June 2011

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Tonight on Unnatural Selection, we played: Screaming Jay Hawkins – You Made Me love You Dandy Warhols – Get Off Faith No More – Midnight Cowboy Space – Money The Pogues – Fiesta Dukes

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Playlist – Thursday 2nd June 2011

Playlist – Thursday 2nd June 2011

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Tonight’s Unnatural Selection consisted of the following: Seasick Steve – Back In The Doghouse Aqualung – Strange and Beautiful Pink Floyd – Arnold Layne KT Tunstall – Through The Dark Isobel Campbell and Mark

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Playlist – Thursday 26th May 2011

Playlist – Thursday 26th May 2011

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On Unnatural Selection tonight, we played: Carter USM – Sheriff Fatman Rolling Stones – Sympathy For The Devil Radiohead – Karma Police Raconteurs – Steady As She Goes XTC – Ten Feet Tall Eels

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Playlist – Thursday 19th May 2011

Playlist – Thursday 19th May 2011

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I returned to Unnatural Selection after a few days in Norfolk last week – I do apologise for my absence… This week’s show featured ‘Reptile of the Week’ as a change to the scheduled

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Playlist – Thursday 5th May 2011

Playlist – Thursday 5th May 2011

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This week’s Unnatural Selection steered away from Ivor Cutler and his bizarre stories, and instead featured the vocal loveliness of Professor Stanley Unwin, and his collaboration with The Small Faces.  Deep Joy. Tonight’s tracklisting

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Playlist – Thursday 28th April 2011

Playlist – Thursday 28th April 2011

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The Unnatural Selection playlist for tonight was as follows: Dandy Warhols – Every Day Should Be A Holiday Joan Armatrading – Drop The Pilot Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Gold Lion Blur – Bank Holiday

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Playlist – Thursday 21st April 2011

Playlist – Thursday 21st April 2011

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This week’s Unnatural Selection was nowhere near as weird as last week’s, but thoroughly enjoyable none-the-less.  Several requests from listeners and some choice tunes from me helped the 2 hours pass in a flash.

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Playlist – Thursday 14th April 2011

Playlist – Thursday 14th April 2011

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Tonight’s Unnatural Selection was generally thought of as one of the most unnatural, with songs and readings from Ivor Cutler, various songs from Bagpuss, A song called ‘These Are Not My Pants’, a band

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Playlist – Thursday 7th April 2011

Playlist – Thursday 7th April 2011

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On Unnatural Selection tonight we played the following: Elbow – Red Beach Boys – God Only Knows Maximo Park – Wraithlike Screamin Jay Hawkins – I Don’t Know Richard Hawley – Open Up Your

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Playlist – Thursday 31st March 2011

Playlist – Thursday 31st March 2011

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On tonight’s Unnatural Selection, we played some odd songs, which happened to be good, and some good songs, that happened to be odd, and some good songs that weren’t really odd at all.  Tracklisting

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Playlist – Wednesday 23rd March 2011

Playlist – Wednesday 23rd March 2011

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Tonight on Unnatural Selection I played out 3 tracks by Herida who took part in the Creative Sessions back in February.  They joined us for the 1am slot, on Sunday 13th and jolly good they were

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Unnatural Selection tonight – Creative Session tracks by Herida

Unnatural Selection tonight – Creative Session tracks by Herida

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Tonight’s Unnatural Selection features the Creative Session tracks by Herida, which will be broadcast between 10pm and 11pm.  The Creative Sessions took place at the Essex Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre at Bedfords Park, when

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Playlist – Thursday 17th March 2011

Playlist – Thursday 17th March 2011

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On Unnatural Selection tonight, we had the usual mix of genres, from Reggae to Rock, Indie to Jazz.  A couple of Creative Sessions appeared, as well as 2 Elbow tracks, make sure you vote

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Playlist – Thursday 10th March 2011

Playlist – Thursday 10th March 2011

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Beck – Lost cause Kula Shaker – Govinder Fun Lovin’ Criminals – Fun lovin’ criminal Them Crooked Vultures – Gunman The Beatles – Day Tripper Daft Punk – Da funk Electric Six – Danger

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Playlist – Thursday 3rd March 2011

Playlist – Thursday 3rd March 2011

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Stranglers – Waltz in Black Electric Light Orchestra – Mr Blue Sky Elbow – Neat little rows Spacehog – Skylark Slim Dusty – The hangover song Syd Barrett – Effervescing Elephant Mock Turtles –

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Playlist – Thursday 24th February 2011

Playlist – Thursday 24th February 2011

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Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds (with Kylie Minogue) – Where the wild roses grow Mystery Jets -Two doors down Dukes of Stratosphear – Little lighthouse Foo Fighters – Everlong Spacehog – Starside The

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The Grammy Show – Thursday 17th February 2011

The Grammy Show – Thursday 17th February 2011

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This week I thought I’d play a few songs from Grammy winners, so we had Muse, Arcade Fire and The Black Keys.  Of course, there’s the Elbow track in there too… Hope of the

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Playlist – Thursday 10th February 2011

Playlist – Thursday 10th February 2011

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This week I started playing an Elbow track a week, because I’m presenting an Elbow Top 20 show on Friday 27th May. OMD – Enola Gay ZZ Top- Sharp dressed man Pixies – Monkey

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The Boxer Rebellion and Creative Sessions Preview – Thursday 3rd February 2011

The Boxer Rebellion and Creative Sessions Preview – Thursday 3rd February 2011

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Tonight’s show included songs from The Boxer Rebellion’s new album ‘The Cold Still’, and some songs from previous Creative Sessions (shown as ‘CR’ below). Electric Six – Gay Bar Bauhaus – Ziggy Stardust Dandy

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Guess the Theme – Thursday 20th January 2011

Guess the Theme – Thursday 20th January 2011

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There was a theme to tonight’s show, if you missed it, see if you can figure it out from the playlist below: Morrissey – Pregnant for the last time Nirvana – Breed Prodigy –

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Lots of Women (comparatively) – Thursday 13th January 2011

Lots of Women (comparatively) – Thursday 13th January 2011

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Tonight’s show featured three, yes three, Token Females, as well as suggestions from James, Wendy, Mel and Andy (via his Spotify playlists). Tracklisting was as follows: Dreadzone – American Dread Lemon Jelly – Nice

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It’s 2011! – Thursday 6th January 2011

It’s 2011! – Thursday 6th January 2011

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The first show of 2011, so I treated myself to some new Elbow, treated new listener James to 12 minutes of Deep Purple, and treated you all to the songs below. Insect of the

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Basslines Special – Thursday 30th December 2010

Basslines Special – Thursday 30th December 2010

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To round off the year, tonight’s show was the Basslines Special, where we celebrated songs in which the bass plays a massive role.  Some were my choice, most were suggestions from listeners, and a

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It’s (nearly) Christmas! – Thursday 23rd December 2010

It’s (nearly) Christmas! – Thursday 23rd December 2010

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The last show before Christmas, so I had to slip in a couple of festive tunes, but also played out the choices of several presenters for single of the year 2009, in readiness for

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Thursday 16th December 2010

Thursday 16th December 2010

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Poor Eddie Curry wasn’t feeling too good tonight, so I got to play for longer, starting at 8pm, staying in the studio until 11pm, and sorting songs for the run up to midnight. Tracklisting

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Playlist – Thursday 9th December 2010

Playlist – Thursday 9th December 2010

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Tracklisting for tonight’s show was: Death In Vegas – Dirge The Coral – Dreaming Of You Kasabian – Club Foot The Clash – Rock The Casbah Maximo Park – Velocity Editors – Munich Crystal

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Playlist – Thursday 2nd December 2010

Playlist – Thursday 2nd December 2010

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Tracklisting for this week’s show is below! Small Faces – Happiness Stan Reef – Place Your Hands Captain Sensible – Happy Talk Kings Of Leon – Velvet Snow Garbage – Stupid Girl Spacehog –

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Replay and Requests – Thursday 25th November 2010

Replay and Requests – Thursday 25th November 2010

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This week’s show was a ‘replay and request’ one, revisiting many of the tunes we played in the first few weeks, and taking requests too. Tracklisting was: The Hives – Hate To Say I

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The Wurzel Show – Thursday 18th November 2010

The Wurzel Show – Thursday 18th November 2010

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Tonight was unofficially Wurzels Night, as I’d come across their album ‘A Load More Bullocks’, which tickled my fancy no end. I can’t guarantee I won’t be playing them again in the future… The

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Unnatural Selection – Thursday 11th November 2010

Unnatural Selection – Thursday 11th November 2010

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Week 13, and yes, we’re already a quarter of a year into this thing… A slightly jazzy air wafted through the studio tonight, with Cy Payne’s rendition of The Magic Roundabout, Gillespie and Parker’s

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Unnatural Selection – Thursday 4th November 2010

Unnatural Selection – Thursday 4th November 2010

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Week 12, and back to the usual ‘normal’ stuff I play.  Four ‘Expand My Mind’ suggestions this week, from Debra, Freddy (don’t call me KayKayKayKay),Andy and Mel respectively.  Georgia Strand was the Token Female

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Unnatural Selection – Thursday 28th October 2010

Unnatural Selection – Thursday 28th October 2010

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Show number 11, and it was the Spooky Special, so all songs had at least a very loose connection to halloween.  Probably, if you use your imagination… Thanks to The Wife for suggesting many

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Unnatural Selection – Thursday 21st October 2010

Unnatural Selection – Thursday 21st October 2010

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I’m into double figures!  Yes, it’s week 10, and I’m still here, so it can’t all be bad.  Both ‘Expand My Mind’ suggestions came from Mel in Brentwood. The show consisted of the following:

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Unnatural Selection – Thursday 14th October 2010

Unnatural Selection – Thursday 14th October 2010

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My, my, my!  What a great show this week!  Why, why, why?  Because of my lovely listeners and their great taste in music!  Tom Jones, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, The Happy Mondays, Eagles Of Death

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Unnatural Selection – Thursday 7th October 2010

Unnatural Selection – Thursday 7th October 2010

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Week 8, and it was ‘Double Shot’ week, with two songs from most artists tonight.  We had ‘Expand My Mind’ suggestions from Lauren, Chris and Mel respectively, and a bit of musical comedy too. 

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Unnatural Selection – Thursday 30th September 2010

Unnatural Selection – Thursday 30th September 2010

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Week 7 – lucky for some!  There was a Double Shot from Arcade Fire, but I chickened out of another by Gong, just treating the ears of Brentwood and Billericay to 7 minutes 42

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Unnatural Selection – Thursday 23rd September 2010

Unnatural Selection – Thursday 23rd September 2010

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Week 6!  There was a late start, due to me gigging beforehand, but we soon cracked on with a couple of tunes for the girls that came to see the band.  The show was

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Unnatural Selection – Thursday 16th September 2010

Unnatural Selection – Thursday 16th September 2010

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Week 5!  More of the same, meaning a random mix of stuff that I like, as well as some ‘Expand My Mind’ suggestions from Mel/Michelle, Andy and Coach Mahaffey respectively.  We also had a

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Unnatural Selection – Thursday 9th September 2010

Unnatural Selection – Thursday 9th September 2010

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Week 4, and this show’s music ranges in date from 1856 to 2010, with a hefty helping of late 1960s and 70s. No worries, that’s what Unnatural Selection’s about.  We had Blondie as the

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Unnatural Selection – Thursday 2nd September 2010

Unnatural Selection – Thursday 2nd September 2010

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Week three of Unnatural Selection, and I’ve got the ‘Expand My Mind’ feature underway (just need to sort a jingle for it), with lots of suggestions of songs or artists that might expand my

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Unnatural Selection – Thursday 26th August 2010

Unnatural Selection – Thursday 26th August 2010

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The second Unnatural Selection introduced the new feature ‘Insect of the Week’, which in case you missed it, was the Seven Spot Ladybird.  We also heard two Token Females, and some songs from Reading

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Unnatural Selection – Thursday 19th August 2010

Unnatural Selection – Thursday 19th August 2010

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Well, that was the first Unnatural Selection and I think it went pretty well – nothing disastrous happened, and I didn’t end up a gibbering wreck.  It was a V Festival special, and songs

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