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Sunday Almanac February 2017

Our February Almanac landed on the same day as the Brighton half marathon, widespread rail replacement buses & lot of poorly regulars. While Mick, Sallie & Gabriel were greatly missed it made Chris, a returning & Super chilled Nicki & I playing to a swathe of after Marathon new faces, a house hunting & beaming James & Emylen, Huw, Huw, [Barney Mcgrew..] Wendy, an increasingly slimline Andy & Doug, Nessa via facetime for an entire *hour* from Buenos Aires, Guy, Adrian, Tom, Ben, Sharon, Diana & Tam & his Huge smile, Trisha, a rain tousled Catherine & Doooug & our hosts Nick & Daisy 2, ALL the more special. There was 1 very measured round of Tuaca & breathless hysteria & expressive dancing from all to Nilsson’s Without You. Wonderful ‘ ) We’ll be back on April the 2nd for the 1st of 2 April Almanacs but for now the songs we played were…

Chris played:

Ronald Binge Orchestra – ‘Sailing By’

Sailor & I – ‘Chameleon’

Wildbirds & Peacedrums – ‘Peeling Off The Layers’

Ryan Gosling – ‘City Of Stars’

Donna Summer – ‘Can’t We Just Sit Down (& Talk It Over)’

Steve Winwood – ‘Vacant Chair’

Deniece Williams – ‘Free’

Pet Shop Boys – ‘The Pop Kids’

Jeff Britton & The Spitfires – ‘Rub Out’

Arcade Fire & Mavis Staples – ‘I Give You Power’

Bryan Ferry – ‘She’s Leaving Home’

Simon & Garfunkel – ‘America’

Michael Kiwanuka – ‘Black Man In A White World’

Neil Sedaka – ‘Going Nowhere’

Cher – ‘Flashback’

Lieutenant Pigeon – ‘The Villain’

Youssou N’Dour & Neneh Cherry – ‘7 Seconds’

Manhattan Transfer – ‘Chanson D’Amour’

Edith Piaf – ‘Non Je Ne Regrette Rien’

Beach Boys – ‘Don’t Worry Baby’

Ken Darby Male Chorus – ‘There Is Nothing Like A Dame’

Dom played:

Beck – ‘Deadweight’

Lana Del Ray – ‘Love’

Groove Armada – ‘Chicago’

3SA – ‘Bush’

Mr Scruff – ‘Get A Move On’

The The – ‘Heartland’

Thomas Dolby – ‘Windpower’

The Police – ‘Invisible Sun’

Sasha – ‘Wavy Gravy’

Bob Moses – ‘Like It Or Not (Joris Voorn Mix)’

Oasis – ‘Guess God Thinks I’m Abel’

Jonathan Bennis – ‘Lux’

London Grammar – ‘Stronger (Johnathan Bennis Mix)’

Axel Boman – ‘Abba 002’

All Saints – ‘Pure Shores’

Nicki played:

Joe Cocker – ‘With A Little Help From My Friends’

Elvis Presley – ‘And The Grass Won’t Pay No Mind’

Nina Simone – ‘I Got Life’

Carole King – ‘I Feel The Earth Move’

Stevie Wonder – ‘Superstition’

Free – ‘Wishing Well’

Albert Hammond – ‘Free Electric Band’

Dolly Parton – ‘Lay Your Hands On Me’

The Kinks – ‘All Day & All Of The Night’

Marlena Shaw – ‘California Soul’

The Who – ‘The Last Time’

Steely Dan – ‘Do It Again’

The Doobie Brothers – ‘What A Fool Believes’

Stephen Stills – ‘Love The One You’re With’

The Showstoppers ‘Ain’t Nothin’ But A Houseparty’

Tina Charles – ‘I Love To Love’

The Mavericks – ‘Dance The Night Away’

Patti Smith Group – ‘Because The Night’

Elton John – ‘Tiny Dancer’


The Beatles – ‘Birthday’

Blancmange – ‘Don’t Tell Me’

Robyn – ‘Dancing On My Own’

Barry White – ‘Let The Music Play’

Tom Browne – ‘Funkin For Jamaica’

Shannon – ‘Let The Music Play’

Mel & Kim – ‘Showing Out (Get Fresh For The Weekend)’

Ann Lee – ‘2 Times’

Laura Branigan – Self Control’

Booker T & The MG’s – ‘Green Onions’

Dave & Ansel Collins – ‘Double Barrel’

Scissor Sisters vs Alaska Thunderfuck – ‘Let’s Have A Kiki’

Cheryl Lynn – ‘Got To Be Real’

Disclosure ft Mary J Blige – ‘F For You’

Rod Stewart – ‘Do Ya Think I’m Sexy’

Elton John – ‘Are You Ready For Love?’

Blondie – ‘Union City Blue’

Elvis Presley – ‘(Marie’s The Name) His Latest Flame’

Paul Simon – ‘Late In The Evening’

The Equals – ‘Baby Come Back’

Belle Stars – ‘Iko Iko’

Adam & the Ants – ‘Stand & Deliver’

Barry Manilow – ‘Copacabana’

Frankie Valli – ‘Grease’

Nilsson – ‘Without You’

Blur – ‘Song 2’

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This entry was posted on February 26, 2017 by in Almanac.
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