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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’

BATTLE:

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 – ‘Two 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 You 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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