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Germany!......tis but a distant memory!........think White Plains!

Sunday February 21st  2010
Well.....what's a bit of Jet Lag?....I wouldn't say fresh from Germany.....but via a long bus wait I arrived on the scene at Sunday Breakfast today , having spent the previous week in the aforementioned part of the World...however, blagging it as ever....I was ready!.....It went like this

White Plains - My Baby Loves Lovin'
Alison Moyet - Where Hides Sleep
Codeine Velvet Club - Hollywood
Lou Christie - Make You Mine
Sharleen Spiteri - Xanadu
Razorlight - Somewhere Else

7.30 Around The World In 80 Tunes Underwent a Jurassic experience and was reborn , having been parked....(by the way don't mention parking....I got a ticket in Germany!) last week we arrived in Australia from Indonesia.

This I felt warranted more than just one or two tunes ....so we did four sings with everything from Oz's first rocker through Nick Cave to The Empire of the Sun. Ok so I ignored Kylie,Jason and so on ....but in my defense most of that was produced in the UK.....i didn't get to the Avalanches and others but....hopefully....this is Australia

She's My Baby - Johnny O Keefe
Sherbet - Howzat
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Red Right Hand
Empire of the Sun - Walking On A Dream

I am on the lookout for Boomerangs!

Peter Andre - Mysterious Girl
Frankie Avalon - Venus

After 8 the local papers and.......

Sister Sledge - Thinking Of You
Ocean Colour Scene - Magic Carpet Days
Pilot - Just A Smile
Jonny Cola and the A Grades - Out Of Focus
Joss Stone - Don't Cha Wanna Ride

8.30's Novelty Record this week was

Modern Talking - Cheri Cheri Lady

Why?.....well whilst in Germany I discovered that Dieter Bohlen...one of this talented duo is still going strong on the German equivalent of XFactor....and in fact has produced a number of the artists who won series 1-7 I think on which he has judged.......I also discovered that Germay's Song for the Eurovision was being chosen in an Xfactor/Britains Got Talent manner with Nena .....who ....listen next.......as one of the Judges!

Nena - 99 Red Balloons

She's also currently touring .....

The Script - Talk You Down
Bran Van 3000 - Drinking in L.A.

The Golden Year at 9 brought

The Who - Magic Bus
The Four Tops - If I were a Carpenter
Manfred Mann - My Name is Jack
Locomotives - Rudi's In Love
Reparata and the Delrons - Captain Of Your Ship
Tom Jones - Help Yourself


The last steam passenger train service runs in Britain. A selection of British Rail steam trains make the 120-mile journey from Liverpool to Carlisle and return to Liverpool,

Martin Luther King Jnr is shot dead at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis Tennessee Riots erupt in major American cities for several days afterward.

Manchester United wins the European Cup Final becoming the first English team to do so.

and the year was





Well Done!

Pixie Lott - Gravity
Crystal Waters - Gypsy Woman
Queen - You're My Best Friend
Kelis - Trick Me
Muse - Resistance
Genesis - Abacab

Then......Standby for Andrews shoe competition!.....hey....what size were they....c u soon........


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