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CB March 31st 2010 (with Paul Smith from paulsgig.com)

 

Tonight I was joined in the studio by local gig promoter Paul Smith. Having previously worked at The Hermit, Paul (pictured above left with cohorts Danny and Sarah) has put on gigs all over Essex over the last couple of decades and shows no signs of slowing down. He currently hosts an open mic night every Tuesday at The Swan on Brentwood High Street, live bands every Thursday at the Essex Arms next to Brentwood Station, and this month launched a new band night every Friday at The Belvedere in Crays Hill, Billericay. To find out who’s playing this week, or to contact Paul about gig bookings, visit www.paulsgig.com or www.myspace.com/paulsgignew.

 

To get listeners in the mood for April Fools’ Day, we also kicked off the night with a few covers – how many of these did you recognise?

 

Reel Big Fish – Take On Me www.reel-big-fish.com

Superbus – Into the Groove www.superbus.com.fr

The Samurai Seven – The Sound of the Suburbs www.myspace.com/dirtyroyals

Reuben – Feel Good Inc www.wordsfromreuben.com

Snuff – Rockafeller Skank (Punk Soul Rebel Mix) www.myspace.com/snuffbanduk

Paul Anka – Black Hole Sun www.paulanka.com

Weird Al Yankovic – Jerry Springer www.weirdal.com

3rd Rock Revolution – Money www.myspace.com/3rdrockrevolution

 

PAUL “PAULSGIG” SMITH IN THE STUDIO

Humble Pie – Strange Days

Tommy James & the Shondells – Crimson & Clover

The Beatles – Tomorrow Never Knows

The Who – Baba O’Riley

The Beatles – Come Together

www.paulsgig.com

 

Deftones – No Ordinary Love www.deftones.com

PagesEND – Green www.myspace.com/pagesend

States of Emotion – Fight Them on the Beaches www.myspace.com/statesofemotion

The Lucky Strikes – Chain Gang Blues www.theluckystrikes.com

Belarjio Fire – Hollow www.myspace.com/belarjiofire

Lady Grey & The Earls – Rhythm is a Dancer / Breathe www.ladygreyandtheearls.com



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