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Cows, Gas and an interesting Music experience.....Thanks Macca!

Sunday June 21st 2009

 

Bovine Flatulence,Global Warming ,Meat Free Mondays,McCartney McCartney and McCartney were all on the cards this morning as I struggled to shrug off the shroud of sleep.......engendered by a late night at the O2....more of that later. I started with Take That - Said It All

 

An approximation of the rest of the show is here;

 

Kirsty McColl - A New England

Cream - I Feel free

Defend Moscow - Die Tonight

Passion Pit - Let Your Love Grow Tall

The Applejacks - Tell Me When

 

7.30 brought the second thrilling installment of our new feature ' Around the World in Eighty Tunes' .This was the second week and having started in Dublin with The Script and the possibilities of Northern Ireland,Cork,London or many other European destinations......I chose the ferry and landed up in South Wales eventually which led to ..

 

The Stereophonics - Mr Writer

 

Next week sees the choices....M4 or Cardiff Airport see what happens this Sunday.

 

 

Maroon 5 - This Love

James Morrison - Please Don't Stop The Rain

Supertramp - Breakfast in America

 

After eight I looked at the headlines in the local weekly papers and played

 

Pet Shop Boys - Being Boring

Pet Shop Boys - Did You See Me Coming

David Bowie - This is not America

Maximo Park - Questing Not Coasting

Mai Tai - History

 

Another new feature started last week at 8.30.......gone is Five Minute Fit Club and in comes 'We Don't Hear Enough Of'...........It could be anything and you are welcome (and probably best placed To Know) to vote at radio@phoenixfm.com...anyway this week it was Billboard Hot 100 Classics...iPlayed

 

Bertie Higgins - Key Largo

 

Halfis Huld - Kongulo (This is Icelandic at which I'm Rubbish so forgive the spelling)

 

Then as it was Fathers Day I offered an opportunity to break out the Air Guitars......Forget Rock Band....Forget X Factor....you've got Phoenixfm Sunday Breakfast.....iPlayed

 

Thin Lizzy - Parisinne Walkways

 

Pixie Lott - Mama Do

Duckworth Lewis Method - The Age Of Revolution (Isn't this something to do with cricket....discussed with Andrew B...but hey thats a Scot and an Irishman.....Hmmmm!)

 

9.00 I did On this Day 21 June

 

iPlayed

 

Rickies Lee Jones - Chuck e's in love (No5 Billboard Hot100 this week 1979)

 

Coldplay - I will fix you (X&Y Album Nr1 Today 2005)

 

 

Mungo Jerry - In the Summertime (UK Number 1 Today 1970)

 

Random Events were

 

1982

Diana, Princess of Wales, gave birth to a boy sixteen hours after checking in to St Mary's Hospital, in London.

The boy, who Was been named William, was born at 21:03 BST, weighing 7lb 1Ωoz. And So Prince William was born!

 

1985 - Ron Howard directed his first music video for "Gravity" by Michael Sembello.

 

2003 - The fifth Harry Potter book, "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," was published by J.K. Rowling. Amazon.com shipped out more than one million copies on this day making the day the largest distribution day of a single item in e-commerce history.

The book set sales records around the world with an estimated 5 million copies were sold on the first day

 

Daniel Merriweather - Red

 

And then the reason for my O2 escapade last night....Jeff Waynes War of the Worlds Thirtieth Anniversary Show.........Great ....but even though I was tired i managed to simulate a complete on-air attack by the Martians whilst playing this.....

 

Justin Hayward - Forever Autumn

 

Oh to do a podcast!!!!!!......the chances of anything coming from mars...............or Sunday breakfast!!!!

 

Tears For Fears - Everybody wants to rule the world

The Nolans - Gotta Pull Myself Together

John Leyton - Son This Is She

Sttyle Council - You're the best thing

 

And then Andrew was here and I needed to go and rejoin Roarks Drift defending the French Beans against aphids........life's full of funny allegiances....really!

 

See you Sunday for more .....Confusion?

 

James

 



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