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On The Radio : 090624



(Connection to radio? Answer at the end.)


It's been a busy week. I've been working on three programmes at once due to taking two week's holiday in June. If you don't compare it to a fireman or the man who has to cover up Rishi Sunak's gaffs, that's quite hard work!


I'm pleased to let you know though that two Pop In The Real World specials are on the way.


The programme on 23/6/24 will be dedicated to music from, and accompanying, great entertainment and drama. Be prepared for songs from the shows, for TV show themes, for links to literature and for songs that accompany great dramas from real life. And, just in time for the knock out stages of Euro 2024, music to accompany penalty shoot outs.


The programme on 30/6/24 will be dedicated to synth pop, electro pop and other forms of electronic music.


I hope you'll be able to tune in for those.


This week's songs were:


  1. Papa's Got A Brand New Pigbag (7" mix) : Pigbag

  2. Shark Attack : Split Enz

  3. Lonely Hearts Still Beat The Same : The Research

  4. It Could Happen To You : Soft Cotton County

  5. Till The Morning Comes : Neil Young

  6. Lions In My Own Garden (Exit Someone) : Prefab Sprout

  7. Adults : Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly.

  8. Sit Down : James

  9. Woke Up This Morning : Alabama 3

  10. First Thing In The Morning : Wilko Johnson's Solid Senders

  11. Mexico : The Staves

  12. I Think Of You : Ivy

  13. No More I Love Yous : Annie Lennox

  14. I Follow Rivers (The Magician Remix) : Lykke Li

  15. Roxanne : The Police

  16. An Englishman In New York : Godley and Creme

  17. You Needed More : The Sleepy Jackson

  18. Me Versus The Volcano : Maven Grace

  19. Ambrosia : Michael Head and the Red Elastic Band

  20. The Sweetest Girl : Scritti Politti

  21. English Architecture : Teleman

  22. I Melt With You : Modern English

  23. Loneliness : Pet Shop Boys

  24. Amelia : Bell X1

  25. The Night : Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

  26. Freedom! '90 : George Michael


Answer to photo : It's the the Marconi Centre at Poldhu, near the Lizard in Cornwall famous for the first transatlantic radio signal.

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