Monday 30 April 2012

THE SCHOOL on The Christopher Laird Show

Featured Artist: THE SCHOOL

THE SCHOOL - Let It Slip
THE DOORS - People Are Strange
THE SCHOOL - Why Do You Have To Break My Heart Again?
SWEET LIGHTS - Are We Gonna Work It Out
KAHIMI KARIE - Humming Ga Kikoeru
LUSH - De-luxe
THE SCHOOL - It's Not The Same
ALLO DARLIN’ - Wonderland
BARRY MANILOW - (theme from) American Bandstand
GO-GOs - We Got The Beat

Saturday 28 April 2012

Hip Auntie 28.April.2012

Paolo Nutini – Pencil Full Of Lead
The Beatles – I'm So Tired
Feist – 1234
Donovan – Mellow Yellow
The Foundations – Build Me Up Buttercup
The Equals – Baby Come Back
Tom Robinson – 2-4-6-8
The Seekers – Mornington Ride
Johnny Cash – I've Been Everywhere

Thursday 26 April 2012

Dérailleur - Thursday 26 April 2012

On A Mission - The Skints (2011)
Get Got - Death Grips (2012)
Ecstasy - Ohio Players (1973)
Fold The Cloth - Cate Le Bon (2012)
Ripe - Babes In Toyland (1990)
Tuck The Darkness In - Bowerbirds (2012)
Anti Gandja - The Brims (1972)
Excursions - A Tribe Called Quest (1991)
Ever - People Like Us (2011)
Apt. A (2) - cLOUDDEAD (2000)
Lying In The Reeds - Lone (2012)
Groovin' With Mr Bloe - Mr Bloe (1970)
Won't Be Around - Avi Buffalo (2012)
Super Sharp Shooter - DJ Zinc (1996)
More Light - J. Mascis and The Fog (2000)

Monday 23 April 2012

Ruby's Chicky Boil-Ups: Streets

Bring It Up - James Brown & The Famous Flames
Under The Boardwalk - Tom Tom Club
Tobacco Road - Nashville Teens
Down Sunnyside Lane - Jack Payne and His BBC Dance Orchestra
Love Street - The Doors
Back Street Lover - Ernie K Doe
Heartbreak Street - Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper
Rue St Vincent - Yves Montand
From the Rue Vilin - Max Richter
Up and Down This Road - Ella Jenkins
It's A Long Road To Travel Alone - The Carter Family
The Broadway Jungle - Toots & The Maytals
Follow The Yellow Brick Road - Judy Garland
Highway 61 Revisited - Bob Dylan
Streets Of Your Town - The Go-Betweens
Rock Road Blues - Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys
As Pedras Da Minha Rua - Fernanda Maria
The Apples In Stereo - Tin Pan Alley
Rosemary Lane - Liz Jefferies
Drivin’ On 9 - The Breeders
The Roadette Song - Kilburn & The High Roads

Sunday 22 April 2012

The Doggone History of Country Music 21.April.2012

Owen Bradley – Big Guitar
Marty Robbins – Big Iron
Ferlin Husky – Wang Dang Do
Brenda Lee – Sweet Nothin's - Single Version
Jim Ed Brown & The Browns – Pop A Top
Porter Wagoner – A Satisfied Mind
Faron Young – Hello Walls
Lefty Frizzell – Saginaw, Michigan
Patsy Cline – I Fall To Pieces
Jack Greene – There's a Whole Lot About a Woman (That a Man Don't Know)
George Hamilton IV – Abilene
Skeeter Davis – The End Of The World
Ray Price – Heartaches By The Number
Loretta Lynn – Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man
Lynn Anderson – Rose Garden - Single Version
Glen Campbell – Wichita Lineman
Charley Pride – Is Anybody Goin' To San Antone
Kenny Rogers – Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town
John Denver – Take Me Home, Country Roads
Anne Murray – Snowbird
Cortney Tidwell and Kurt Wagner - Pickin' Wild Mountain Berries
Jim Reeves – Adios Amigo

Thursday 19 April 2012

Library Of Sound April 18th 2012

Remember when you used to buy an album on the strength of hearing one single that you couldn't stop listening to? And then discovered that the opening track of the album beat that very same single hands down? Well, Rachel's been reminiscing about albums that offered up opening tracks that made her ears tingle! If you've got some 'opening album track' favourites, we'd like to hear about them... email us
Now... here's what we played this month:

1. Beirut – The Gulag Orkestar
2. Three Blind Wolves – Echo on the Night Train
3. Tom Vek – C-C (You Set A Fire In Me)
4. Peter Broderick – Colin
5. Laura Gibson – Shadows On Parade
6. Bowerbirds – In The Yard
7. Joanna Newsom – Bridges and Balloons
8. Sennen – I Watched The End With You
9. Willy Mason – Gotta Keep Walking
10. Bravestation – Signs of the Civilised
11. Pete Roe – Oh Susannah

We'll be back in May (third Wednesday of the month)!

Wednesday 18 April 2012

Monday 16 April 2012

SUMMER CAMP on The Christopher Laird Show

The cool kids from Condale


Featured Artist: SUMMER CAMP

SUMMER CAMP - Welcome to Condale

BOOK OF LOVE - Modigliani (Lost In Your Eyes)

HÜSKER DÜ - These Important Years

INXS - Don't Change

SUMMER CAMP - I Only Have Eyes For You


SUBURBAN LAWNS - Flying Saucer Safari

SUMMER CAMP - Better Off Without You


THE DREAM ACADEMY - Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want

SUMMER CAMP - Losing My Mind

COLOURBOX - Suspicion

DANNY WILSON - Mary's Prayer

W.G. SNUFFY WALDEN - My So-Called Life (theme)

SUMMER CAMP - Brian Krakow

Incidental music was You're Beautiful by David Newman

Friday 13 April 2012

Filmic April 2012

Hello Popcorn Munchers! Here's my Playlist for April.

Track - Composer/s - Film:-
Enter The Dragon-Main Theme/Lalo Schfrin/Enter The Dragon
Hammer/Cliff Martinez/Drive

Mothers Last World To her Son/Washington Philips/WE Need To Talk About Kevin
Titanic/Sol Kaplan/Titanic/
A Night To Remember Main Title/William Alwyn/A Night To Remember
My Heart Will Go On/James Horner & Will Jennings/Titanic
The Good The Bad and The Ugly/Ennio Morricone/The Spaghetti Western Orchestra
Dance For Me, Wallis, Abel Korzeniowski/W.E.
Makin' Whoppee/Walter Donaldson & Gus Kahn/The Fabulous Baker Boys
Affected Cities/Cliff Martinez/Contagion
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel/Thomas Newman/The Best Exotic Hotel
Getting Acquainted/Jerry Goldsmith/The Sand Pebbles
The Sand Pebbles Main Theme/Jerry Goldsmith/The Sand Pebbles
Becoming A Geisha/John Williams & Yo Yo Ma & Itzhal Perlam/Memoirs Of a Geisha
The Titanic Uncovered/John Barry/Raise The Titanic
Eton Schoolyard/Conrad Pope/My Week With Marilyn

Tell me what you would like to hear in May's show by emailing me at
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Friday 6 April 2012

Love Action's Friday Fix - Spring Sprung - 6.4.12

Love Action's Friday Fix - Spring Sprung

Ah. Life on the Island. Spring has sprung which really means we get Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter all in the space of an hour. Don't let it upset you though, enjoy it, along with this Good Friday, a long weeken
d (for those of us in Ireland anyways) and a mix of new and old and new that sounds old.

On the show this month:
Come to the Sunshine - Van Dyke Parks
Sophisticated Boom Boom - The Goodies
Running, Running Johnny - Barbara Chandler
Hate To Say I Told You So - The Shangri-La's
You Will Always Bring Me Flowers - Shannon & The Clams
Opportunity - The Jewels
Last Night Changed It All - Esther Williams
Je Danse Donc Je Suis - Brigitte Bardot
Mind Your Own Business - Delta 5
Lotta Lotta Lovin' - Tino & The Revlons
Friday At The Hideout - Thee Gravemen
Ma Juju Girl - King Salami & the Cumberland Three
Showman Twang Tiki Gods - The Dustaphonics
How I Know - Toro Y Moi
Your Tomb - Craft Spells
Devils Hearts Grow Gold - La Sera
Money - The Drums
Cool One - Sounds Unlimited
Back To The Sea - The Sandwitches
Why Does Everybody Do? - Teen Runnings
Popsicles and Icicles - The Murmaids

Plus cheesy backing music of Starfire by Bob Thompson. 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

Tuesday 3 April 2012

Jessica 6 in 1995

Jessica 6 in 1995
3 April 2012

Hit and Run Holiday – My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult
From their fifth album, Hit & Run Holiday
Interscope Records

Original – Leftfield feat. Toni Halliday
Third single from their debut album, Leftism
#5 UK album chart
#18 UK singles chart
Hard Hands Records

Leave Home – The Chemical Brothers
First official single from debut album, Exit Planet Dust
#9 UK album chart
#17 UK singles chart
Junior Boy’s Own (Virgin)

Little Britain – Dreadzone
Third single from their second album, Second Light
#37 UK album chart
#20 UK singles chart (1996)
Virgin Records

Hell Is Round The Corner – Tricky
From debut album, Maxinquaye
#3 UK album chart
Released as a single on The Hell EP
#12 UK singles chart
Island Records

Bonnie and Clyde (Bonnie Parker version) – Luna feat. Laetitia Sadier
From their third album, Penthouse
Elektra Records

And More – Sheep On Drugs
From Strapped for Cash EP
The Drug Squad

Bright Yellow Gun – Throwing Muses
Only single from their sixth album, University
#10 UK album chart
#51 UK singles chart (1994), #20 Billboard Alternative Songs
4AD Records

Monday Morning – Pulp
From their fifth album, Different Class
#1 UK album chart
Island Records

Baby Did A Bad, Bad Thing – Chris Isaak
Second single from his fifth album, Forever Blue
#27 UK album chart, #31 Billboard 200
Single did not chart UK/USA (1996)
Reprise Records

Fake Plastic Trees (acoustic) – Radiohead
Third single from their second album, The Bends
#4 UK album chart, #88 Billboard 200 (1996)
Acoustic version was B-side of single release
#20 UK singles chart, #11 Billboard Alternative Songs
Parlophone Records

Sleep Well Tonight – Gene
First single from their debut album, Olympian
#8 UK album chart
#36 UK singles chart (1994)
Costermonger Records

Peaceful Night – Mercury Rev
From their third album, See You On The Other Side
Beggars Banquet Records


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