Thursday, 4 October 2012

Clouds Across The Moon...

What are the songs you just can't get out of your head....

55 comments:

  1. Lyric of the year:

    It's paradise when Ah
    Lift up my antenna

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    1. But its not why God made the radio.
      Why did God make the radio?

      Discuss.

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    2. So we could all ignore Get it On?
      Wall to wall fitba?

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    3. Never mind radio, he gave rock n roll to you.

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    4. If Dad gave us radio, how come I dont get requests played anymore?

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    5. Ask your representative on earth, Aled Jones

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    6. he did it for the sailors.........shipping forecast is the best programme on radio....it even has a decent tune.

      cheers frae the dale

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  2. God made the radio so they could catch Dr. Crippen. Anything else has been a bonus.

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    1. Orson liked the radio .. shame some lost the plot.

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    2. The Mars probe is sheer folly

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    3. Had better not tell the residents of Glenelg that.

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    4. It's a palindrome of my name. What are the chances of that?

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    5. Go to the top of the class ;-)

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    6. Coincidentally I went swimming at Glenelg in February.

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    7. Trust Flipper behaved himself.


      BTW Justin stated the chances are "a million to one"

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    8. Well strictly speaking Justin just sang the words. They were written by Jeff who may well have plucked them from HG himself.

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    9. What! You mean to say he was only kinda responding to hearsay?

      Christ, you can't trust anybody these days.

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  3. If any of you like me had googled Russ Ballard you'll have discovered he's had quite a song writing career.
    As well as penning God Gave Rock and Roll To You and Hold Your Head Up when he was in Argent (our blogmeister once thought the former was a Kiss original of course) he wrote GIO go to rock song, Since You've Been Gone (Clout did it before Rainbow you know). He also gave Rainbow their later hit I Surrender. It wasnt all rock either. He wrote the DC fave New York Groove and Hot Chocolate's So You Win Again. He first pricked my ear when his song Voices featured in a Miami Vice episode. Check him out on Wiki.

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    1. Is there no end to this man's talent?

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  4. I'm noo aff tae Linn o Dee, GIO fur company? Na don't think so.

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  5. BTW My spy's tell me Henri's trying really hard tonight .. condescending apparently.

    Ms Baps won't like it I tell you.

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    1. Ar 18:19 on Friday evening Henri was in a curry house in Sauchiehall Street (The Akbar?) enjoying a Prawn Poori and a Chcken Karachi (with Boiled Rice) along with a couple of clients - apart from a couple of F***book posts earlier in the day extoling the virtues of late John Lee Hooker collaborations and my usual Macca shouts, I'm mystified, but hey-ho.

      After I left the restauarant I got in the car and sent a couple of texts to GIO towards 8:00pm,but that's it.

      I'm astonished that anything I have to say, here, or to GIO, is regarded as being of any import whatsoever - I have little to be condecending about.

      Surely your spies have got more interesting things to spy on than ths relative effort of former bloggers in alternative formats (which isn't much effort at all)?

      Well,maybe not...but that's quite sad.

      regardez youse

      henri

      PS I used to work in the Fife Arms in Braemar when I was a student - the Linn O Dee is one of my favourite places in the world (as is Braemar)

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    2. Don't listen to them - it's a free world

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    3. Ah Henri!
      Glad to see you look in noo and again.
      Dinnae be a stranger.

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    4. Thanks Glen & Adam, - I've just been really busy but I'll endeavour to get back into it - anyway, if you're going to have spies in the camp, Madmac, surely they'd be better employed jotting down the names of the gropers..

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  6.  
    Tuesday & Wednesday might be interesting.

    The rest of the week will be the usual mince.

    Better than the original -

    Respect - Aretha

    The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack

    This Flight Tonight - Nazareth

    Big Bad John - Charlie Daniels Band & The Oakridge Boys

    Lady - Kenny Rogers

    God May Forgive You (But I Won't) - Iris DeMent

    Long Tall Texan - Lyle Lovett

    Dust in the Wind - Melanie


    Any and all covers performed by Kathryn Dawn.




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    1. Yup.
      It'll be a night for Roxy John.

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  7. One song sunday

    Moneygrabber / Fitz and the tantrums

    A real throwback. Adam will like this one.

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    1. Good stuff!
      They're American too. Had them down as Brit.

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  8. We Were Children - Tribes, from their album, Baby, which I'm really enjoying. A wee bit Killers-like maybe.

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    1. The new Stark Naked & The Car Thieves album Amateur Proctology is a winner. Listen to the closing track, the boys' cover of the Lulu classic Boom Bang A Bang.

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  9. I found a magazine in the garage waiting area which promised "The 100 best jokes in the world!" The only problem is that some bright spark has torn the pages out. Oh how I laughed ;-)

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    1. My favourite.

      Bob Monkhouse:
      "They used to laugh when I said I was going to be a comedian. They're not laughing now."

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  10. The Bobby Fuller Four's version of I Fought The Law is the best one.

    The Clash's inability to sing or play held them back.

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    1. Your Song by Ellie Goulding will have cheered you up ;-)

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      It almost turned into the Bob Dylan Tribute Show


      WEDNESDAY

      They Never Mention the Flies
      - Sensitive New Age Cowpersons

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  11. It's difficult to disagree with Glen about Ellie Goulding's 'Your Song' - a useless, pointless, mundane and tuneless rendition of a a much loved classic.

    Tonight's show was the most pedestrain and predicatble I've heard in a long time, culminating in Rufus Wainright's abysmal cover of the laughing lenny's most over played/covered song. Does anyone know what it's all about?

    regardez youse

    henri

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    1. I wonder if they played Joe Bonamassa's version of Bird on a Wire - no, don't answer, was just my little joke.

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      I was gonna suggest asking Norrie, but don't forget he asked for The Clash

      Rufus is overrated. I think...

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  12. Managed to get Blondie on though.
    Did anyone know that wasnt an orginal?
    An original so obscure (Randy & The Rainbows!!) as to not matter but if it gets Blondie on then fine and dandy.

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  13. I'm asking for this tomorrow:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVHUyDxmi_Q

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  14. Oh dear .. just back and the world has gone to pot.

    157 Farcebookers can't "all" be poacher turned gamekeeper.

    GIO the show where you fail to choose the music.

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    1. 157 - does that mean the show where there's nothin new then is nevertheless a roaring success in terms of audience participation? Dumb and Dumber.

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  15. If Bob Dylan could sing no one would remember Elvis.

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  16. What odds Jim Stafford, Paolo?

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    1. a certainty as is porsche spice. She's a spyder

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  17. Now then now then...Sarah Brightman is training to become an astronaut...she'll hopefully sing her Hot Gossip single from the space station.. maybe she really will lose her heart to a Starship Trooper...how's about that then..?

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