Episode 25 – A New Dawn, A New Day, A New Life for Me

The futility of New Years resolutions, Do they ever work? Ours are: “Must Try Harder” and “Go Out More, Drink Less” …or was it t’other way round?


  • Boy Scouts, the reason for punk rebellion?
  • The technicolour hairstyle is something for youth or old age only.
  • Cockneys and Mockneys. What is it to be a Londoner nowadays, huh?
  • The 1977 punk sound of Alternative TV. Mark Perry from the band wrote the first alternative Punk magazine, Sniffing Glue.
  • Derrick May, Juan Atkins, Kenny Larkin, Joey Beltram and the originators of the techno sound. A voyage from Detroit to Belgium.
  • The sound of the Columbian coastline: Cartagena and Barranquilla “All aboard the Cumbia Bus” we hear you cry!
  • How many New Orleans musicians from Alan Touissaint to Dr John, from Fats Domino to B.B. King and Professor Longhair have made long term careers in that city.
  • The brilliant Blues / Southern Soul label Excello started in Nashville Tennessee in 1953.

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Episode 25 Tracklist

  1. Nina Simone – It’s a New Day
  2. Galt MacDermot –  Let the Sunshine In
  3. Dave Bartholomew – Concerto for Alto Sax
  4. Dr John – Black John the Conqueror
  5. Guitar Gable – Congo Mambo
  6. Mule Skinners – I am the Back Door Man
  7. Alternative TV – Action Time Vision
  8. Peggy Sue and the Pirates – Television
  9. Biz Markie – Nobody Beats the Biz
  10. The Lafyette Afro Rock Band – Hihache
  11. Derrick May – The Dance
  12. Gang Gang Dance – Blue Nile
  13. La Protesta – Free
  14. Johnny Cash – A Boy Named Sue
  15. Bob Lenarde – Cherokee Dance
  16. Antolin y su Combo Orense – La Negra Costena
  17. Quincy Jones – Snow Creatures
  18. Osymyso – Intro Inspection
  19. Babe Ruth – The Mexican
  20. The Edgar Winter Group – Frankenstein
  21. Hopeton Lewis – Sounds and Pressure
This Show was recorded 2nd January 2012
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