One of those curious months where the 1st weekend after payday falls twice in 4 weeks. Double Almanacs~ Hoorah! The 1st of our 2 September sessions started off sunny & gentle & then suddenly wasn’t remotely quiet at all. A 3rd return set from Almanac Son Shine Gabriel ticked all sorts of frankly smutty Rock boxes, I went full on room service, orchestral Romance & O-Pu-Lence & Chris delivered an extended Tributary Aretha Voyage Voyage. Gorgeous to see Sallie & Joe, Emma & my loveliest KylieSarah over from Denmark, a frankly glowing post lunch Huw, the long awaited & ecstatically greeted return of Catherine & Dooug, eternal Glamourpuss Trisha, Phillip, Long Huw & Francisco, Ben & Steve & faaaab to see the return of Gabe’s Pride Tribe- the 3 Toms (Nelson, KavLahh & O’Brien), Louie, Polly, Sam & Kier with ever more amazing foods by Neil & the Munkeechops team & our hosts Charlie & Rhys ever. I sometimes post our lists on Flickr a day before here (24 hours to ammend & add forgotten tracks) & this afternoon someone called pixxar (back on track) PRO wrote under this- ‘Let’s Celebrate Variety’ & why bloody Not? We’ll be back on the 30th of September. Until then, the songs were…

Dom played:

Carl Brisson – ‘I Kiss Your Hand Madam’
Madonna – ‘Drowned World/Substitute For Love’
Neneh Cherry – ‘Kong’
Malcolm McLaren – ‘Madame Butterfly’
SCNTST – ’14 Tepéca’
OMD – ‘Souvenir’
David Bowie – ‘Nature Boy’
LFO – ‘Ultra Schall’
OMD – ‘Talking Loud & Clear’
Aretha Franklin – ‘A Rose Is Still A Rose’
Depeche Mode – ‘Halo (Goldfrapp Mix)’
Pet Shop Boys & Kylie Minogue – ‘In Denial’
Japan – ‘Taking Islands In Africa’
Japan- ‘Taking Island In Africa’ (Soulwax Remix)
Coldplay & Big Sean – ‘Miracles (Someone Special)’
Pet Shop Boys – ‘Miracles’
Aretha Franklin – ‘I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Loved You)’
Gracie Fields – ‘Goodnight My Love’
Rihanna feat. Drake – ‘Work’

Gabriel played:

Maxence Cyrin – ‘Where Is My Mind’
Town Of Saints – ‘The Silent Sea’
Lisa Hannigan – ‘I Don’t Know’
Streets Of Laredo – ‘The Hammer & The Nail’
Twit One – ‘Giving It Back, Part 2’
Bror Gunnar Jansson – ‘Ain’t No Grave’
AC/DC – ‘T.N.T’
Cream – ‘White Room’
The Cult – ‘Lil’ Devil’
Steppenwolf – ‘Born To Be Wild’
ZZ Top – ‘La Grange’
The Beatles – ‘I Saw Her Standing There’
Stray Cats – ‘Stray Cat Strut’
Titus Turner – ‘Hungry Man’
Quincy Jones – ‘Soul Bossa Nova’
Fatboy Slim – ‘Soul Surfing’
Teddybears – ‘Cobra Style’
The Smiths – ‘Panic’
David Bowie – ‘Moonage Daydream’
Stephen Fretwell – ‘Run’

Chris played:

The Brothers & Sisters – ‘The Times They Are A Changing’
Average White Band – ‘Queen Of My Soul’
Aretha Franklin – ‘Spanish Harlem’
Stephen Stills – ‘Love The One You’re With’
Doobie Brothers – ‘Taking It To The Streets’
Fleetwood Mac – ‘Rhiannon’
Aretha Franklin – ‘Get It Right’
Whitney Houston – ‘Love Will Save The Day’
The Delfonics – ‘Didn’t I Blow Your Mind (This Time)’
Aretha Franklin – ‘Angel’
The Beatles – ‘Let It Be’
Elton John – ‘Border Song’
Aretha Franklin – ‘(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman’
Stevie Wonder – ‘All I Do’
Aretha Franklin- ‘It’s My Turn’
Dionne Warwick – ‘Heartbreaker’
George Michael – ‘Too Funky’
Incognito – ‘Always There’
Aretha Franklin – ‘Who’s Zooming Who’
Madonna – ‘Papa Don’t Preach’
Scritti Politti – ‘Wood Beez’
Aretha Franklin – ‘Until You Come Back To Me’
Aretha Franklin – ‘I Say A Little Prayer’


Ronnie Hazlehurst ‘Are You Being Served Theme Tune’
Blondie – ‘Pretty Baby’
The Smiths – ‘Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want’
Sandie Shaw – ‘Puppet On A String’
Mos Def – ‘Quiet Dog’
Kelly Clarkson – ‘Since You’ve Been Gone’
The Bodysnatchers – ‘Let’s Do Rock Steady’
2 Bears – ‘Angel’
Meat Loaf – ‘You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth’
The Commodores – ‘Sanctified’
Hot Chocolate – ‘Every One’s A Winner’
Strawberry Switchblade – ‘Since Yesterday’
Frank Wilson – ‘Do I Love You’
Dolly Parton – ‘9 To 5’
Andy Williams – ‘House Of Bamboo’
INXS – ‘Need You Tonight’
Primal Scream – ‘Rocks’
Garbage – ‘I Think I’m Paranoid’
The Cult – ‘Lil’ Devil’
Sex Pistols – ‘Pretty Vacant’
Prince – ‘Kiss’
Babert – Let’s Get Down (Bassline remix)
Booty Luv – ‘Boogie 2Nite’
Bobby Brown – ‘Two Can Play That Game’
Beatles ‘Birthday’
Narada Michael Warden – ‘I Shoulda Loved You’
Gorillaz – ‘Feel Good Inc’
The Communards – ‘Don’t Leave Me This Way’
Soulsearcher – ‘Can’t Get Enough’
Odyssey – ‘Native New Yorker’
Pointer Sisters – ‘Automatic’
Madonna – ‘Hung Up’
Fern Kinney- ‘Together We Are Beautiful’
Aretha Franklin – ‘Respect’
Donna Summer – ‘I Feel Love’


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