What a week ! Bilingual blogging madness, tweeting like a mad thing AND spring cleaning around the place. Time to kick off the ugg boots, pour a creme de menthe and listen to da tunes.
One More Night – Amber
One Hand Loose – Charlie Feathers
The king of rockabilly reigns over TFC.
Yetsreday’s Hero – Ignatius Jones
Baby It’s Cold Outside – Johnny Mercer & Margaret Whiting
I Don’t Need It – D-Bug
O Julissi – Ishtar
This was almost in the Fabulous Files, but breathing difficulties confounded it. It was Belgium’s effort to send the Eurovision Song Contest into a linguistic tizz in 2008. A cute song in a made up language. It failed dismally. I think the increasing wheeziness of the perfomance may have counted against them. If they’d have stayed still it might have done better….
To Ata Mene Mai – Whirimako Black
Triste – Jobin Regina
Let’s Get Together – The Youngbloods
Holding To The Ground – Faith Prince
One of the great songs by William Finn from the show “Falsettos”, which dealt with relationships., coming out, marriage and HIV. Gina Riley sang the song in the Australian production about ten years ago.
Allan’s Dream – The Sharp
For All We Know – Shirley Bassey
Linger Awhile – Chris Tanner’s Virus
I’m So Ashamed – Peter Sellers
The Day Before You Came – ABBA
It’s Good To Have You Near Again – Leontyne Price
Gay Messiah – Rufus Wainwright
Perky Little Porn Star – Tony Davis
Clouds – Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
Ace In The Hole – Mary Jane Walsh
He’s In Town – Rockin’ Berries
Parasite – The Gadflys