Monday 26 March 2012

The Christopher Laird Show 26.March.2012


GHOST DANCE - Last Train
THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS - Marty Beller Mask
NITZER EBB – Getting Closer
SONS & DAUGHTERS – Don’t Look Now
BLACKBYRDS - The Blackbyrds' Theme
ROBERT PALMER - Looking For Clues
THE BLACK KEYS - Gold On The Ceiling
THE SCHOOL - Never Thought I'd See The Day
ZZ TOP - TV Dinners

Sunday 25 March 2012

Ruby's Chicky Boil-Ups: Spring Apathy

Et Moi, Et Moi, Et Moi - Jacques Dutronc
Famous People - Jake Thackray
Is That All There Is - Peggy Lee
So What - The Cure
Daddy Don't Care - Buddy Moss
It Doesn't Matter Anymore - Wanda Jackson
Do I Worry - The Ink Spots
Do Nothing - The Specials
I Can't Explain - The Who
Dead End Street - The Kinks
Lazybones - Leon Redbone
The Ant And The Grasshopper - Martin Carthy
Don't Care - Victoria Spivey
We Don't Care - Audio Bullys
Don't You Care - Alice Clark
Baby I Don't Care - Bryan Ferry
I'm Bored - Iggy Pop
Indifference - Emil Aybinder
I'm Nothing - Violent Femmes
If You Want To Leave Our Party Just Go - Jonathan Richman

Saturday 24 March 2012

Hip Auntie 24.March.2012

Bobby Darin – Fabulous Places

Bobby Hendricks – Itchy Twitchy Feeling

The Dubliners – Dirty Old Town

The Monkees – What Am I Doing Hangin’ ’Round

The Andrews Sisters – Rum & Coca Cola

Crosby, Stills & Nash – Marrakesh Express

Dave Edmunds – Here Comes The Weekend

Earl King – Everybody’s Got Carried Away

Bobby Womack – Fly Me To The Moon

Robyn Hitchcock – Dismal City

Thursday 22 March 2012

Dérailleur - 22 March 2012

You Got To Leave - The Bees (2001)
Mr DJ - DJ Format featuring Sureshot La Rock (2012)
White Belly Rat - Lee 'Scratch' Perry (1976)
Northern Lights - Bowerbirds (2009)
You So Bad - Boss Kite (2011)
Give You What I Got - Wendy Rene (1965)
Erosion Of Mediocrity - Demdike Stare (2012)
Don't Look At Me (I Don't Like It) - The Lovely Eggs (2011)
That Was Was - Dirty Three (2012)
Wu-Tang Clan - 'Allo Darlin' (2011)
Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nuthing Ta Fuck Wit - Wu-Tang Clan (1993)
Combination Drifter - I-Roy and Dennis Walks (1970)
Father, Can't You See I'm Burning? - High Contrast (2012)
Council Estate - Tricky (2008)
Visitor - Laura (2011)

Wednesday 21 March 2012

Library Of Sound March 21st 2012

Library Of Sound March 21st 2012

Another third Wednesday of the month... it must be another Library Of Sound with Patrick and Rachel. This month Rachel has mostly been devouring the tunes of talented Irish women... and Paddy's been unearthing some new tunes that are so new they almost don't exist yet! So it's time to feast your ears...

1. Third Smoke - Dog Rough Dancing
2. Fast Years - Young Heart
3. Katie Kim - Something Growing
4. Lambchop - Gone Tomorrow
5. Wallis Bird - Meal of Convenience
6. Tom Williams and the Boat - My Bones
7. Amiina - In The Sun
8. The War on Drugs - Baby Missiles
9. Julie Feeney - Wind Out Of My Sails
10. S. Carey - In The Dirt
11. Virals - Comes The Night

Sunday 18 March 2012

The Doggone History of Country Music - March 2012

Natural Sounds – Spring - Squirrels
The Hunger Mountain Boys – First Day Of Spring
The Lake Country Boys – Springtime Is Near
Ernest Stoneman – Springtime Again Little Annie
Tom Waits – You Can Never Hold Back Spring
Johnny Horton – When It's Springtime In Alaska (It's Forty Below)
Hank Snow – Blossoms In the Springtime
Johnny Cash – Orange Blossom Special
Gus Cannon's Jug Stompers – Peaches In The Springtime
High Country – Living In The Springtime
Tony Light & The Bell Boys – Springtime In The Rockies
Midlake – We Gathered In Spring
Lavender Diamond – Rise In The Springtime
Bright Eyes – Spring Cleaning
John Fahey – When The Springtime Comes Again
Turner Cody – This Springtime
Sufjan Stevens – Springfield, Or Bobby Got A Shadfly Caught In His Hair
On the Road Again - Willie Nelson
Springboard - The Arlenes
Hugo Alfvén – Swedish Polka (Roslagsvår) (Springtime In Roslagen)

Tuesday 13 March 2012

LA FEMME on The Christopher Laird Show

Featured Artist: LA FEMME

BACHELORETTE - Her Rotating Head
IGGY POP - Funtime
LA FEMME - Paris 2012
GORILLAZ - On Melancholy Hill
LA FEMME - Sur La Planche
THE POGUES - Rain Street
M.A.D. - Sunfeast
LA FEMME - Anti Taxi
CROCODILES - Psychic Conversation #9
THE MONKEES - Theme/A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You

Sunday 11 March 2012

Tim Ten Yen 10.March.2012

Tim Ten Yen's Whole Half Hour
Saturday 10th March 2012

1) The Wildcats - 'The Savage'
From the self-released album 'On The Prowl'

2) Boy Kill Boy - 'Maneater'
From the Mercury Records single 'Shoot Me Down'

3) Bryan Adams - 'State Of Mind'
From the A&M Records album 'Bryan Adams'

4) DFL - 'Thought Control'
From the Epitaph Records compilation album 'Punk-o-rama'

5) Dr Victor and the Rasta Rebels - 'Party Hardy Ho'

6) Steely Dan - 'Peg'
From the MCA Records album 'Aja'

7) Pigeon Detectives - 'I'm not sorry (original ltd. 7" version)'
From the Dance To The Radio Records single 'I found out'

8) Simon & Garfunkel - 'Anji'
From the CBS Records album 'The Sound of Silence'

9) Brian Wilson - 'Happy Days'
From the Giant Records album 'Imagination'

If you enjoyed the show, perhaps consider donating a pint of beer/glass of wine's worth of gold coins to your favourite not-for-profit radio station RadioNowhere here: !

Live-wise, TTY has an early-evening residency with Jim'll's Brain
on the
3rd Sunday of every month at Aces & Eights bar in Tufnell Park.

Next one, Sunday 18th March.
Tim, Jim, plus one other support from 5-8pm, FREE admission!

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See you next month!

Team Ten Yen xxx

Friday 9 March 2012

March Filmic 2012 Playlist

Here is my playlist for February's Filmic. As this year is the 50th Anniversary of the James Bond Films, I will be doing a 007 Filmic Special later this year. If you have any favourite 007 film moments or fave 007 music do let me know at


America/Stephen Sondheim & Leonard Bernstein/West Side Story

Sin City End Titles/John Debney-Graeme-Revell/Robert Rodriguez/Sin City

The Banjo Song/Seasick Steve/Jonah Hex

Harry's Wondrous World/John Williams/Harry Potter & the Sorcerers Stone

Noon/Eric Serra/Leon

Valley of the Dolls/Andre & Dory Previn/Valley of the Dolls

Crimson Gump/Alan Silvestri/Forest Gump

Rock Around The Clock/Max C Freedman & James E Myers/Bill Hayley & Comets/Blackboard Jungle

He's All Me Me Me/Hans Zimmer/Sherlock Holmes Game of Shadows

Florida Fantasy/John BarryMidnight Cowboy

Soloman Vandy/James Newton/Howard/Blood Diamond

The Circus Sets Up/James Newton Howard/Water For Elephants

My Funny Valentine/Rogers & Hart/Matt Damon/The Talented Mr Ripley

Birth Of a Penguin Part 2/Danny Elfman/Batman Returns

Thursday 8 March 2012

You Can Do Anything!

"The world needs more singer/songwriters and fewer doctors and engineers"

Tuesday 6 March 2012

Jessica 6 in 1959 - 6 March 2012

Jessica 6 in 1959
6 March 2012

Teach Me Tiger – April Stevens

#86 Billboard Hot 100 in 1959

Imperial Records

White Lightning – George Jones

Written by JP ‘The Big Bopper’ Richardson

#1 Billboard Hot C&W Sides; #73 Billboard Hot 100

Featured on fifth album, George Jones Sings White Lightning and Other Favourites

Mercury Records

Raining In My Heart – Buddy Holly

#88 Billboard Hot 100; #1 UK singles chart (as B-side of It Doesn’t Matter Anymore)

Featured on posthumously released compilation album, The Buddy Holly Story

#11 Billboard 200; #2 UK album chart

Coral Records

That’s My Little Suzie – Ritchie Valens

#55 Billboard Hot 100

Featured on posthumously-released debut album, Ritchie Valens

#23 Billboard Hot 200

Del-Fi Records

It Won’t Cool Off – Dean Martin (with orchestra conducted by Gus Levene)

Featured on fifth album, A Winter Romance

Capitol Records

Drifting And Dreaming – Leo Addeo & His Orchestra

Featured on debut album, Hawaii in Hi-Fi

RCA Camden

Shooting Stars from ‘This Island Earth’ – Dick Jacobs & His Orchestra

Featured on album, Themes From Horror Movies

Coral Records

Sea Of Love – Phil Phillips

#1 Billboard R&B; #2 Billboard Hot 100 (Gold)

Mercury Records

Mr Blue – The Fleetwoods

#1 Billboard Hot 100; #3 Billboard R&B chart

Dolton Records

I Only Have Eyes For You – The Flamingos

#11 Billboard Hot 100

Decca Records

There Goes My Baby – The Drifters

#1 Billboard R&B chart; #2 Billboard Hot 100

Atlantic Records

Crackin’ Up – Bo Diddley

#14 Billboard R&B chart; #62 Billboard Hot 100

Featured on second album, Go Bo Diddley

What’d I Say (Parts I & II) – Ray Charles

#1 Billboard R&B chart; #6 Billboard Hot 100

From sixth album, What’d I Say

First Gold record, #20 Billboard Pop Albums (1962)

Atlantic Records

Love Potion #9 – The Clovers

#23 Billboard Hot 100

United Artists

Poison Ivy – The Coasters

#1 Billboard R&B chart; #7 Billboard Hot 100; #15 UK singles chart

Atco Records

Saturday Night On Sunset Strip – Edd Byrnes with the Big Sound of Don Ralke

Featured on album, Kookie

Warner Brothers Records

Next month I'll be in 1995 - if you have a favourite song from that year, contact me on Twitter!!

Friday 2 March 2012

Love Action's Friday Fix - 2.03.12

Love Action's Friday Fix - The Annual All Irish Indie Show!


Céad míle fáilte! Conas atá tú? It is March, the month of St. Patrick and all things green, which also means it must, once again, be time for the annual, All-Irish-Friday-Fix! This month I'm bringing you an hour of brand-new music straight from the island of Ireland. This, of course, only represents a small handful of the great music that is coming out of Ireland these days. Most of these bands are just starting to make a name for themselves in the underground/Indie scene, and mightn't have yet made it past these shores. So if you like what you hear, take some time to click on the links below and support the artists.

On the show this month:

Goldstar - Cashier No. 9
We Vampires (Demo) - We Are Losers
Birthday - Hello Moon
Fake Blood - Squarehead
Solo Humana - The Notas
Gentleman's Wash - The Debutantes
Wanting More - September Girls
Tell Me Why - The #1s
Dead Seas - Sea Pinks
Can't Fool Me - Cheap Freaks
Anti Omerta - Logikparty
Leave Tonight - Dott
You Can't Judge A Book By Looking At The Cover - The Pacifics
Nothing More To Say - Girls Names
All Those Friendly People - Funeral Suits
To Hell in a Hellish Basket of Hands - Mia Sparrow
Kind Hearts (SOSB remix) - Little X's For Eyes
Bury The Wolf - Futures Apart
Age To Age (Produced by Sert One) - Jee4ce
Tea 'n' Fags - Retarded Cop

Plus backing music by Mmoths. Enjoy, and please feel free to send on requests - especially your guilty pleasures - for next month's show to:! and of course you can follow me on twitter at


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