Ok, just as it says on the tin.These are tracks that made John Peel’s Festive Fifty, which have proved difficult to get hold of!
Thanks to everyone who has helped! I’m very grateful to all of you.
Melys -‘Eyeliner.’ mp3 (2004 Festive Fifty, no.38)
Cinerama -‘Don’t Touch That Dial.’ mp3 (2003 Festive Fifty, no.1)
Cinerama -‘It’s Not you, It’s me.’ mp3 (2004 Festive Fifty no.14)
Aphrodisiacs -‘If U Want me.’ mp3 (2004 Festive Fifty no.45)
Ballboy -‘I Lost You But I Found Country Music (featuring Laura Cantrell).’ mp3 (2004 Festive Fifty no.17)
Jah Woosh -‘Freedom.’ mp3 (1977 Festive Fifty no. 24)
Motors -‘Bring In the Morning Light.’ mp3 (1977 Festive Fifty no.56)
Oldham Tinkers -‘John Willie’s Ferret.’ mp3 (1977 Festive Fifty no.52)
Dr. Feelgood -‘Paradise.’ mp3 (1977 Festive Fifty no.33)
Age Of Chance -‘Bible Of The Beats.’ mp3 (1986 Festive Fifty no.27)
Hallelujah. It’s a summer’s day, it’s nice and warm and i’m not back in the classroom for several weeks. Yeees!
So, why not a playlist for a summer’s day? An eclectic mix of indie, dance, jazz and whatever takes my fancy.
Jamie Lidell -‘Another Day.’ mp3
Nina Simone -‘Feeling Good.’ mp3
Sigur Ros – Staralfur.’ mp3
Rockers’ Revenge -‘Walking On Sunshine 12″.’ mp3
Primitives -‘Through The Flowers.’ mp3
Aphex Twin -‘Girl/Boy Song.’ mp3
Donna Summer -‘I feel Love 12″ version.’ mp3
Moloko -‘Sing It Back (Boris musical mix).’ mp3
Chic -‘I Want Your Love 12″ version.’ mp3
The Streets -‘Your Song (Elton John cover).’ mp3
Melys -‘Chinese Whispers.’ mp3
Sorry for the lack of posts over the last few days, things have been rather busy. Anyway…how about some more Peel-related posts, eh?
The Delgados -‘American Trilogy.’ mp3 (2000 Festive Fifty no.10)
Aphex Twin – Windowlicker.’ mp3 (1999 Festive Fifty no.42) (How the hell did this only get to no.42 and the Cuban Boys were no.1?! Go figure…)
Clinic -‘The Second Line.’ mp3 (2000 Festive Fifty no.28)
Hole -‘Beautiful Son.’ mp3 (1993 Festive Fifty no.47)
The Fall -‘Dr. Buck’s Letter.’ mp3 (2000 Festive Fifty no.3)
Melys -‘Chinese Whispers.’ mp3 (2001 Festive Fifty no.1)
…And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead -‘Mistakes And Regrets.’ mp3 (2000 Festive Fifty no.4)
Age Of Chance -‘Kiss.’ mp3 (1986 Festive Fifty no.2)
Calexico -‘Ballad Of Cable Hogue.’ mp3 (2000 Festive Fifty no.22)
Frankie Goes To Hollywood -‘Two Tribes.’ mp3 (1984 Festive Fifty no.25)
It’s funny, I felt in 2000 that I felt increasingly rmeoved from the music scene, as I failed to really love 2-step garage or nu-metal. Maybe there was much better stuff than I appreciated…
Ah…it’s Friday. Rather braindead, but thought I would share half a dozen good songs with you:
Melys -Chinese Whispers.’ mp3
Panda Bear -‘Comfy In Nautica.’ mp3
Billy Bragg -‘Greetings To The New Brunette.’ mp3
Luke Haines -‘Going Off My Rocker At The Art school Bop.’ mp3
iLIKETRAINS -‘Spencer Perceval.’ mp3
Woody Guthrie -‘This Land Is Your Land.’ mp3
Hope you have a good weekend…and cheers to the lovely Mrs. 17 seconds, as we have now been together for three years!