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Sunday Alamanac – Christmas 2017

Our 4th Christmas Almanac was a snug ol’ affair, bastard dank & dark outside but just perfect in with us & an assured sophomore set from our guest dj & Almanac Chile- Gabriel. It was bally gorgeous seeing SallieMichael, Tom Kavanagh’s cavorting Almanac debut, HuwMichelleWendyJoeJulia & Steve & their mates Rob, Hilly, Fenella, Lisa & Sarah, NickiHuw & Francisco, James, Emy & their friends Christophe, Martha, Tony & Eva, Mark & Catherine‘s frankly *pivotal* Balter to Pearls A Singer & all under the Ever hostful eye of Rhys, Lice & all at the Saint George’s. Everyone present received a Christmas Almanac 2017 CD & we saw out our 4th Almanac year in the best, Best company.

Have a kind & Happy Christmas & an ever more amused & healthy New Year. See you all January 28th for our 4th birthday.

The songs played were..

Dom played:

Radiohead – ‘Faust Arp (On A Hill)’
ABBA – ‘Like An Angel Passing Through My Room’
Dream Academy – ‘Life In A Northern Town’
Pet Shop Boys & Kylie Minogue – ‘In Denial’
Liza Minnelli – ‘So Sorry, I Said’
Wings – ‘Let ‘Em In’
1975 – ‘Change Of Heart’
Jon & Vangelis – ‘I’ll Find My Way Home’
Rufus Wainwright – ‘Vibrate’
China Crisis – ‘King In A Catholic Style’
Smith & Burrows – ‘When The Thames Froze’
Queen – ‘Love Of My Life’
Coldplay feat. Big Sean – ‘Miracles (Someone Special)’
Hot Chocolate – ‘I’ll Put You Together Again’
Human League – ‘Louise’
Lee Marvin – ‘Wanderin’ Star’
Kwabs – ‘Perfect Ruin’
Ramones – ‘Baby I Love You’
Mike Oldfield – ‘Moonlight Shadow’
Nat King Cole – ‘Let There Be Love’

Chris played:

Joglaresa – ‘The Boar’s Head Carol’
Steeleye Span – ‘Gaudete’
Mike Oldfield – ‘On Horseback’
Blanche – ‘City Lights’
Baxter Dury – ‘Miami’
Tracey Thorn feat. Green Gartside – ‘Taking Down The Tree’
Sutherland Brothers & Quiver – ‘Arms Of Mary’
Jennifer Lopez feat. LL Cool J – ‘All I Have’
Al Green – ‘Let’s Stay Together
George Thorogood – ‘Bad To The Bone’
Bob Dylan – ‘Lay Lady Lay’
David Bowie – ‘Beauty & The Beast’
Elton John – ‘Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word’
Olivia Newton-John – ‘A Little More Love’
New Seekers – ‘You Won’t Find Another Fool Like Me’
Paul McCartney & Wings – ‘Goodnight Tonight’
The Pretenders – ‘2000 Miles’
Benny Hill – ‘Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West)’
Coldplay – ‘Viva La Vida’
Joey Negro – ‘It’s More Fun To Compute’
Lorde – ‘Green Light’

Gabriel played:

Jon Brion – ‘Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind Theme’
Novo Amor – ‘Carry You’
Lucius – ‘Two Of Us On The Run’
Alabama Shakes – ‘Sound & Colour’
Charles Bradley – ‘This World (Is Going Up In Flames)’
Salt ‘N’ Pepa – ‘Shoop’
Drake – ‘Passionfruit’
Chairlift – ‘Bruises’
Public Enemy – ‘He Got Grace’
Otis Redding – ‘Respect’
Del Shannon – ‘Runaway’
The Smiths – ‘Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before’
Modern English – ‘Melt With You’
The Commodores – ‘Sanctified’
Norman Greenbaum – ‘Spirit In The Sky’
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas – ‘Nowhere To Run’
Steppenwolf – ‘Magic Carpet Ride’
Jimi Hendrix – ‘All Along The Watchtower’
The Clash – ‘Should I Stay Or Should I Go’
AC/DC – ‘You Shook Me All Night Long’
Radiohead ‘Gagging Order’


Blondie – ‘Pretty Baby’
Rainbow – ‘Since You’ve Been Gone’
Reef – ‘Lay Your Hands On Me’
Kenny – ‘The Bump’
Canned Heat – ‘Going Up The Country’
The Archies – ‘Sugar Sugar’
Blackstreet – ‘No Diggity’
Indeep – ‘Last Night A DJ Saved My Life’
Eurythmics – ‘Love Is A Stranger’
Gladys Knight & The Pips – ‘Baby Don’t Change Your Mind’
Change – ‘Change Of Heart’
Waitresses – ‘Christmas Wrapping’
INXS – ‘Need You Tonight’
Shannon – ‘Let The Music Play’
Blur – ‘Charmless Man’
Dandy Warhols – ‘Bohemian Like You’
Fine Young Cannibals – ‘Ever Fallen In Love With Someone’
Simon & Garfunkel – ‘Keep The Customer Satisfied’
Petula Clark – ‘Downtown’
Ike & Tina Turner – ‘Nutbush City Limits’
George Michael – ‘Faith’
The Cure – ‘Close To Me’
The Cure – ‘Boys Don’t Cry’
Elvis Presley – ‘Way Down’
Eddie Cochran – ‘Summertime Blues’
Elkie Brooks – ‘Pearl’s A Singer’
Rihanna – ‘Umbrella’
David Essex – ‘Hold Me Close’
David Bowie – ‘Boys Keep Swinging’
Belle Stars – ‘Iko Iko’
Queen – ‘We Will Rock You’
Blur – ‘Song 2’
The Adverts – ‘Gary Gilmore’s Eyes’
Kasabian – ‘Fire’
Mariah Carey – ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’
ABBA – ‘Supertrouper’

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