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Sunday Breakfast Catch Up for April so far


Sunday April 6th

 

The competition centred around three bits of music ranging from ‘Underneath the Mango Tree’ from Dr. No. through some 70’s ‘Sand Between our Toes’ to ‘The Air that I Breathe’. This got you to the news stories about the air quality over the UK this week including atmospheric sand from the Sahara. The past week also saw the death of Frankie Knuckles and the 20th birthday of Britpop, so I played some Blur. The rest of the Playlist was like this

 

Whitney Houston –  Million Dollar Bill (Frankie Knuckles Mix)

Imagine Dragons – Radioactive

Paul Thomas Saunders – A Lunar Veteran’s Guide to Re-Ent

 

On This Day

The Bay City Rollers – Bye Bye Baby  No 1 1975 today

Estelle – American Boy (feat. Kanye West) No 1 2008 today

 

Mari Wilson – Just What I Always Wanted

Foster the people – Life On the Nickel

Owl City – Fireflies

 

Elvis Presley – In My Way (From _Wild In the Country)

 

David Castle – Ten To Eight

Take That – What Do You Want From Me

 

Blur – Charmless Man

Lily Allen – Smile (Radio Edit)

Danny Kaye – Little white duck

Kaiser Chiefs – Coming Home

Glenn Medeiros – She Ain’t Worth It (feat. Bobby Brown)

 

From this weeks Uk Official Top 40

Christina Perri Human

Faul & Wad Ad & Pnau  Changes (Radio Mix)

5 Seconds of Summer  She Looks So Perfect  Number 1

 

The Del Vikings – Come Go With Me

Ronan Keating – Life Is A Rollercoaster

The Pierces – Believe In Me

 

Then the Golden Year brought these gems

Ten City – Devotion (Edit)

T’Pau – Only the Lonely

Kon Kan – I Beg Your Pardon

Holly Johnson – Americanos

 

Young Rebel Set – Tuned Transmission

Lookalikes – Can I Take You Home Tonight

Iglu & Hartly – In This City

The Beatles – Hard Day’s Night

Caro Emerald – One Day

Lindisfarne – Run For Home

 

And then it was time for Andrew, oh and by the way the Golden Year was 1989

 

 

A week later it was

 

April 13th

 

This weeks competition had the Teletubbies, Top Gear and Doctor Who themes, or bits of them getting you to a story in the news on which BBC programmes may be considered suitable for watching in North Korea by the regime there. Apparently watching non approved programmes is a shooting offence! Bearing that in mind our approved playlist for this week was

 

Pet Shop Boys & Dusty Springfield – What Have I Done to Deserve This 1

Christina Perri – Human

Aswad – Don’t Turn Around

 

On This Day

Andrew Gold – Lonely Boy New Entry 1977

Dusty Springfield -You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me 1965

OMD – Locomotion New Entry 1984

 

Elvis – The Wonder Of You

Sara Bareilles – Brave

Peter Sellars – I Haven’t Told Her, She Hasn’t Told Me

Super Furry Animals – Juxtapozed With U 1

5 Seconds Of Summer – She Looks So Perfect

Gotye – Somebody That I Used to Know (feat Kimbra)

 

The Four Tops – Loco In Acapulco

Sister Sledge – All American Girls

The Newbeats – Run Baby Run (Back Into My Arms)

Sophie Ellis-Bextor – Runaway Daydreamer

China Crisis – Black Man Ray

 

From the Official UK Top 40

John Martin – Anywhere For You

Route 94 – My Love (feat. Jess Glynne)

Aloe Blacc – The Man  Number 1

 

Stevie Wonder – A Place in the Sun 1

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

Noisettes – Never Forget You

 

The Golden Year

Blazin Squad – Crossroads

George Harrison – My Sweet Lord

Stereophonics –  Handbags And Gladrags

Blue – One Love

Enrique Iglesias –  Hero

 

The Dooleys – Honey I’m Lost 1

The Wanted – All Time Low

The Beatles – With A Little Help From My Friend 1

Beach Boys –  Wouldn’t It Be Nice 1

Gary Barlow – Since I Saw You Last

The Diamonds – Little Darlin 1

Ironik – Tiny Dancer (Hold Me Closer)

 

And so the Golden Year was 2002 and that was it ’til next time.

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