Our October Almanac was bally heaving from the off. Brisk outside, super snug in, with a combination of Neil Munkeechops’ ever expansive menu, Rhys’ team of charmers, a frankly flawless debut set from the beaming Emma all topped & tailed by Chris & I’s tombola of lunacy.

It was gorgeous to see SallieJoe, my Emma & cousin Ben deep in conversation, a frankly gleaming James & Emy, Huw & Huw (Barney McGrew), Karen & Jackie, Little L clapping Simonne, lovely Jo, David & Katie, Bob & Matthew & Chris in the crowd. We’ll be back on November 25th with another debut set, this time, from Almanac Stalwart & Rabble Rouser Doug but for now the songs were

Dom played:

Peter Hamilton Orchestra- Gustav Mahler: Adageitto From Symphony No. 5 from Death In Venice’
Beck – ‘Defriended’
Robyn – ‘Beach 2K20’
Fergie – ‘Glamorous’
The Cure – ‘The Caterpillar (Flicker Mix)’
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – ‘Leave A Light On’
Loyle Carner – Ottolenghi’
Millie Turner – ‘She Was A Dancer’
ABBA – ‘You Owe Me One’
Dillon Francis – ‘Without You – feat. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs’
Eurythmics – ‘The Walk’
Tullio De Piscopo – ‘Stop Bajon’
Petula Clark – ‘Cut Copy Me (Severino Shed Mix)’
Brigitte Bardot – ‘Harley Davidson’
Brigitte Bardot – ‘Contact (Booka Shade Remix)’
PM Dawn – ‘For The Love Of Peace’
Bassomatic – ‘My Tears Have Gone’
Fern Kinney – ‘Baby Let Me Kiss You’
Angie Stone – ‘Wish I Didn’t Miss You’
Renaissance – ‘Northern Lights’
Ryan Paris – ‘La Dolce Vita’
Jean-Michel Jarre – ‘Oxygene IV’
Vanessa Paradis – ‘Just As Long As You Are There’

Chris played:

Vanessa Paradis – ‘Joe Le Taxi’
Link Wray – ‘Rumble’
Clannad – ‘Theme From Harry’s Game’
The Four Tops – ‘Reach Out (I’ll Be There)’
Kate Bush – ‘Hammer Horror’
Joan Armatrading – ‘Down To Zero’
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – ‘Household Goods’
Stevie Wonder – ‘Superstition (Todd Terje Remix)’
Linda Lewis – ‘Rock-A-Doodle-Do’
Bee-Gees – ‘Spirits Having Flown’
The Police – ‘Spirits In The Material World’
The Platters – ‘Smoke Gets In Your Eyes’
Charles Aznanour – ‘She’
Barbara Dickson – ‘Another Suitcase In Another Hall’
Diana Ross & The Supremes – ‘Come See About Me’
Joan Armatrading – ‘Somebody Who Loves You’
Olivia Newton-John – ‘If Not For You’
Marvin Gaye – ‘I Heard It Through The Grapevine’
Danni Minogue – ‘I Begin To Wonder’
Pet Shop Boys – ‘Se A Vida É (That’s The Way Life Is)’
St. Etienne – ‘You’re In A Bad Way’
Queen – ‘We Are The Champions’
Reri Grist & Carol Lawrence Leonard Bernstein: Somewhere: West Side Story

Emma played:

Moloko – ‘The Time Is Now’
Diana Ross – ‘Love Hangover’
Bill Withers – ‘Use Me’
The Cure – ‘Love Song’
George Benson – ‘Give Me The Night’
KC & The Sunshine Band – ‘Get Down Tonight’
Stargard – ‘Wear It Out’
Boney M. – ‘Sunny’
ABBA – ‘Summer Night City’
Kim Wilde – ‘Kids In America’
KT Tunstall – ‘Black Horse And The Cherry Tree’
Odyssey – ‘Going Back To My Roots’
Sister Sledge – ‘Lost In Music’
Blondie – ‘Heart Of Glass’
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts – ‘I Love Rock ‘N Roll’
Brothers Johnson – ‘Stomp!’
Olivia Newton-John & ELO – ‘Xanadu’
John Paul Young – ‘Love Is In The Air (Ballroom Mix)’

BATTLE:

Aneka – ‘Japanese Boy’
Ray Parker Jr. – ‘Ghostbusters’
The Supremes – ‘Nathan Jones’
Jocelyn Brown – ‘Somebody Else’s Guy’
Terence Trent D’Arby – ‘Wishing Well’
Norman Greenbaum – ‘Spirit In The Sky’
Gwen Guthrie – ‘Ain’t Nothing Going On But The Rent’
Lee Hazelwood & Nancy Sinatra – ‘Jackson’
Stevie Wonder – ‘I Wish’
Christine & The Queens – ‘Tilted’
Sinead O’Connor – ‘Mandika’
The Cardigans – ‘Love Fool’
The Smiths – ‘Ask’
The Vapours – ‘Turning Japanese’
Madonna – ‘Borderline’
Meat Loaf – ‘Dead Ringer For Love’
Jamiroquai – ‘Little L’
Fleetwood Mac – ‘Everywhere’
George Michael – ‘Fastlove’
Sheryl Crow – ‘All I Wanna Do’
Ramones – ‘Baby I Love You’
Dandy Warhols – ‘Bohemian Like You’
Joan Armatrading – ‘Me Myself I’
Tears For Fears – ‘Mad World’
Swing Republic – ‘Crazy In Love’
David Essex – ‘Oh What A Circus’
Kelly Marie – ‘Feels Like I’m In Love’
Blondie – ‘Dreaming’
Adeva – ‘Respect’
ABBA – ‘Knowing Me Knowing You’
Imagination – ‘Body Talk’
Madonna – ‘Don’t Tell Me’
Frank Wilson – ‘Do I Love You’
Olivia Newton-John – ‘(Let’s Get) Physical’
Clout – ‘Substitute’
Blur – ‘Song 2’

 

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