Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Miller Time!

Yes folks it is the night you have all been waiting for......50's night (no not a night for Adam, Julie et al but music from the 50's).

There will be a rush on facebook for this one so get your requests in early......

Elvis, Buddy Holly, Sinatra, Connie Francis, Eddie Cochrane. I think that is all the artists from that era? Glen can you confirm?

Another Saturday Night tra la la

YES can it be true!!! YES. Paolo is buying everyone a drink. Saturday. Perhaps he would be so kind as to refresh everyones memory on the details?

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

And Ziggy plaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayed.....

guitaaaaaaaaaaar etc!

Maybe Monday will be Ziggy night!

So far I am the proud owner of:

Ziggy lp

Ziggy RCA Cd

Ziggy Ryko deluxe CD

Ziggy Ryko 180gm vinyl

Ziggy SACD

Ziggy 30 Anniversary deluxe edition

Ziggy japanese remaster (very nice)

And on Monday I will be the proud owner of Ziggy 40th Anniversary LP AND DVD with 5.1 surround sound (I would need jimfromerskine or the capn to explain what I do with this).

Surely but last ZIGGY NIGHT????


What was your first cool purchase? I assume they are drawing straws for the producers chair on this one.....

Don't Go Home With Your......

tsk tsk Mr Cohen, there are ladies in the room.

What other advice have you heard in song?

Saturday, 26 May 2012

Whats on yer Aye Choons (copyright DC) rev.A

What new music have you heard and can recommend.

I'll start with this wee gem I have only heard it once though:

Thursday, 24 May 2012

It was a very good year...

Joining us in celebrating the blogs favourite sexagenarian couple Glen and Scotch Git as the celebrate their ruby civil partnership the life of Vidal Sassoon. Mostly famous for cheap shampoo in Boots. Yes folks it is 60's night!!

Wednesday, 23 May 2012


I need a jar of potted mussels in case I get famished.........and a rope.

De-streess me please bloggos


Yep you guessed it. New York again.

Its just the apple stretching and yawning, its morning New York putting its feet on the floor tra la la etc....

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Album Suggestions, Artists you may have missed.

Who have you been getting on recently? Bought or downloaded a good lp and you are bursting to share the news.....

Monday, 21 May 2012

Sold Out Gigs..

Here are Adam and Julie at one of their sold out gigs....what did you miss out on (or have the golden ticket for...)

Do you think we should just agree...

to chuck it?

I'm no longer vlistening or contributing to Radio Scotland, the visists here are becoming fairly infrequent.

Vote as follows:

Chuck it: Glen was right 18 months ago.

Keep going for a wee while: I am in the Henri Hannah Optimist Club.

Sunday, 20 May 2012

Blue Monday

Bryan wants clubbing tunes and memories to mark the 30th anniversary of the Hacienda.

Friday, 18 May 2012

Theme Changed! Euro pop

Imagine that. Vic stands in and it is euro-pop. He must be thrilled.

I will miss this great show as I will be at Hamilton Races fleecing paolos mob.

Thursday, 17 May 2012

In the Days Before Rock 'n Roll

Telefunken! Helvetia! AFm Stars of Jazz....we let the goldfish go.

Have you got a favourite track you haven't heard in ages? Then get it on Radio Scotland. Two hours of essential music as chosen by you.

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Tunnel of Love

You are in Dire Straits if you think the Bruce Springsteen track has been covered by the Fun Boy Three.


Time to suggest amongts other tracks Glen Miller's favourite b-side. Rain.

Sunday, 13 May 2012

Insomniacs Page....

or for those moments when like DC you are ahem "late in from a sail", post your musings here....

(Miss Babs did not give you a service like this!)

Saturday, 12 May 2012

w/c 14 May Themes


Bryan journeys with you on your rock pilgrimage.

Bryan is taking a gamble on the show.

Bryan is singing in the rain on Get It On.


Songs that share a title.

The happy couple...

 Marvin Gaye It Takes Two  
Al Green Let's Stay Together
The Long Ryders Looking for Lewis and Clark
 Robert Palmer Johnny and Mary
Pete Yorn & Scarlett JohanssonRelator
Dolly Parton & Kenny RogersIslands in the Stream
 U2 Two hearts Beat As One
Ewan Robertson Vincent Black Lightning
 Etta James At Last
Sailor A Glass of Champagne
 Bill Withers Just the Two of Us
 Taylor Swift Love Story
The Proclaimers Let's Get Married
Fats Waller Two Sleep People
Katy Perry The One That Got Away
 The Pogues A Rainy Night In Soho
Sharon Tandy Two Can Make It Together
 Olivia Newton-John We Go Together
Josh Ritter Me and Jiggs
 The Moldy Peaches Anyone Else But You
 Nina Simone My Baby Just Cares for Me

Thursday, 10 May 2012

Two Hours (count them) of songs about Scotch and Glen

Imagine that!! Two hours of music inspired by the (former)bloggers favourite couple! Our very own Scotch and Glen. Wait!! Glen and Scotch (age before beauty)....

You will have had your tea (copyright Julie from Edinburgh)

 Red Hot Chili Peppers Can’t Stop The Soup Dragons I’m Free
 Chuck Berry Johnny B.Goode
Salt-N-Pepa Push It
Orange Juice L.O.V.E. Love
 Meat Loaf You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth
 The Black Eyed Peas Where Is The Love?
 Eddie Rabbitt I Love A Rainy Night
 Carolina Chocolate Drops Ruby, Are You Mad At Your Man?
 Hot Chocolate Every One’s A Winner
 The Lemonheads It’s About Time
 The Honeycombs Have I The Right?
Strawberry Switchblade Since Yesterday
 Hot Chip Over And Over
 Candi Staton He Called Me Baby
Gin Blossoms Hey Jealousy
The Jam That’s Entertainment
Olive You’re Not Alone
 Lambchop Is A Woman
Sherbert Howzat
 Neneh Cherry Buffalo Stance
 Frightened Rabbit Living In Colour


two hours of food and drink artists.

Get yer dinner / tea on and getting emailing and texting your favourite show.

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Did you have the power?

 Janet Jackson Control  Prefab Sprout The King of Rock and Roll
 Hazel O'Connor Eighth Day
 Leonard Cohen First We Take Manhattan
 Coldplay Viva La Vida
 Cliff Richard Power to All Our Friends
 Echobelly King of the Kerb
Double Captain of Your Heart
Generation XKing Rocker
 Tears for Fears Everybody Wants to Rule the World
King Love & Pride
 Elvis Costello Brilliant Mistake
 Matt Monro We're Going to Change the World
Huey LewisThe Power of Love
Win You've Got the Power
 Reverend and The Makers Heavyweight Champion of the World
 Bob Dylan Masters of War
 XTC Generals and Majors
 Fun Boy Three The Lunatics Have Taken Over the Asylum
The Crazy World of Arthur Brown — Fire

Long Songs

  1. Kirsty MacColl — There's A Guy Works Down The Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis
  2. Biffy Clyro — Living Is A Problem Because Everything Dies
  3. Aretha Franklin — Until You Come Back To MeThat's What I'm Gonna Do
  4. Emile Ford — What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For?
  5. Panic! at the Disco — Lying Is The Most Fun A Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off
  6. The Passions — I'm In Love With A German Film Star
  7. Queens of the Stone Age — The Lost Art Of Keeping A Secret
  8. R.E.M. — It's The End Of The World As We Know It
  9. James Brown — I Don't Want Nobody To Give Me NothingOpen Up The Door I'll Get It Myself
  10. Ben Folds — One Angry Dwarf And 200 Solemn Faces
  11. Rod Stewart — What's made Milwaukee Famous
  12. ABBA — Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!A Man After Midnight
  13. Maria McKee — I've Forgotten What It Was In YouThat Put The Need In Me
  14. Fred Astaire — How Could You Believe Me When I Said I Love You When You Know I've Been A Liar All My Life
  15. Prince — I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
  16. Shirley Ellis — Ever See A Diver Kiss His Wife While The Bubbles Bounce About Above The Water?
  17. The Bellamy Brothers — If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body
  18. Frightened Rabbit — Swim Until You Can't See Land
  19. Nanci Griffith — There's A Light Beyond These Woods
  20. Madeleine Peyroux — You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
  21. Arctic Monkeys — I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
  22. Sparks — This Town Ain't Big Enough For The Both Of Us

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Feel the.....POWER!

Power and Leadership is our theme tonight. King of the Road, Sargent Rock, Power to all Our Friends, an appearance from the boss or a message for a President - the Chairman of the Get it On Board is looking for your input.

Glen Miller!

I'm kinda siding with Glen - I think the parties over!

I tweet a few of the suggestions but it is just not going to be the same.

I will keep this going for a while and see how it pans out!

Monday, 7 May 2012

Tuesday Long Song Titles

Get your shouts in! I will try and re-tweet some!

I am going with:

 the Smiths - Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want

Mozz - The More You Ignore Me The Clsoer I Get

This weeks themes i.e w/c 7 May


Bryan Burnett with two hours of songs with long titles.
Bryan Burnett with two hours of songs all about power.

Bryan Burnett with two hours of food and drink artists.

Saturday, 5 May 2012

potential Blog get together!

Paolo has mooted a wee get together.

2nd June, Counting House, Glasgow.

Monday ABC

So...what are your thoughts?From ABC and Alphapet street something with Z? I Know!! Zero and Blind Terry. For paolo...

Friday, 4 May 2012

Playlist for the final blog show!

Deacon Blue Fergus Sings the Blues
Susan Maughan Bobby's Girl
Scissor Sisters Laura
The Beatles Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds
udee Sill Jesus was a Crossmaker
The Police Roxanne
Kenny Rogers Ruby Don't Take Your Love to Town
Mystery Jets Half in Love with Elizabeth
 The Damned Eloise
Van Morrison & The ChieftainsMhairi's Wedding
 The Lightning Seeds The Life of Riley
 Laura Branigan Gloria
John Leyton Johnny Remember Me
 Paolo Nutini Jenny Don't Be Hasty
Michael Cox Angela Jones
 Imelda May Johnny Got a Boom Boom
 Martha Reeves Jimmy Mack
Mark Germino Rex Bob Lowenstein
 Brian Kennedy Christopher Street
 Fountains of Wayne Stacy's Mom
 The Beach Boys Barbara Ann

Welcome to your new world!

Might be worth while. Blast away!