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Love Train.....Love Wars....Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me.....it's Valentines Day!

Sunday February 14th 2010

Yes ......Valentines Day!....and I set out to play songs with 'Love' in the title or failing that love songs.....as well as all the other usual stuff....here's how it went

Evelyn "Champagne" King - Love Come Down
Pet Shop Boys - All Over The World
Ash - Space Shot
Hall & Oates - Method Of Modern Love
Alicia Keys - Empire State Of Mind Part II
Patience & Prudence - Gonna Get Along Without You Now

Around the World In 80 Tunes was paused this week for a Valentines battle of Love!.....between Germany and France.........Udo Jurgens and Francoise Hardy squared up and sang

Udo Jurgens - Einfach Ich
Fancoise Hardy - Comment Te Dire Adieu

It was close......but by my reckoning France won....well...Paris ....innit!

Ellie Goulding - Under The Sheets
Corinne Bailey Ray - Choux Pastry Heart
Gwen Stefani - Four In The Morning

Just After 8 thanful that they had kept Jedward from the top of the UK charts.....iPlayed

Owl City - Fireflies

and then Got on with the Local Papers of course

Korgis - Everbody's Gotta Learn Sometime
Laura Critchley - Sometimes I
The Platters - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Delphic - Doubt

At 8.30 The Novelty Record.....in a SmashyandNiceyesque way was a little old gold retold!....from 1955....but with an Atlantic Records pedigree and produced by Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller....it was

The Cheers - Black Denim Trousers and Motorcycle Boots

Rod Stewart - The Killing Of Georgie Parts 1 and 2
Jonny Cola and the A Grades - Out Of Focus
Richard Ashcroft - A Song For The Lovers

Just After 9.00.....The Golden Year featured.........

Narada Michael Walden - I Shoulda Loved Ya
The Nick Straker Band - A Walk In The Park
The Boomtown Rats - Someone's Looking At You
Joe Jackson - It's Different For Girls
Styx - Babe
Jimmy Ruffin - Hold On To My Love

and clues.........

Ford launches the Escort Mk3 which ditches the traditional rear-wheel drive saloon in favour of a more practical and modern front-wheel drive hatchback.

Pac Man (the best-selling Arcade Game of all time) is released.

And at the risk of this turning into Top Gear Gold

British Leyland launches its new Metro a three-door entry-level hatchback which is designed as the eventual replacement for the Mini. It gives BL a long-awaited modern competitor for the likes of the Ford Fiesta anVauxhall Chevette



and the year was..........................


1


9




8


0

Glee Cast - Don't Stop Believin'
Pixie Lott - Gravity
Empire Of The Sun - Walking On A Dream
Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling
JLS - Everybody In Love
Barbara Streisand - Woman In Love


OK ....so 7 Loves in here but many more Love Songs....hope you enjoyed it!........and that Afternoon I took off for a Snowy Germany just making it back in time for the next installment.............maybe we could sell soap......any takers?


Til Next Time...............



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