Here we are in the nervous nineties, edging towards to a ton. Fear not, the bat will be straight and no chances will be given !
And with that undertaking, here’s hour 197 and hour 198 of TFC in all its glory. And as an added bonus (tautology) here’s the “Danger Man theme…you had to be there.
Hanging Onto Your Love – Take That
Bad Girls – Donna Summer
Deadstar – Run Baby Run
Lover Come Back To Me – Mildred Bailey
She was known as “Mrs Swing”.
I Walk On Gilded Splinters – Paul Weller
The Girl From Ipanema – Astrud Gilberto
How gorgeous is Astrud ? And the video clip comes from Fab-TV. Says it all.
In Writing – Uncle Monkey
Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda – Judith Durham
So Long – Pat Benataar
Vivace by Alexander Tcherepnin – Yo-Yo Ma
Mr Sandman – Combo Fiasco
Baby, It’s Cold Outside – Johnny Mercer & Margaret Whiting
We Started Nothing – Ting Tings
Rainin’ – Bobby Darin
Darin’s short and influential career was featured in the mivie “Beyond the sea” in which he was played by Kevin Spacey. Compare and contrast:
Let The Little Girl Dance – Billy Bland
When You Awake – June Christie
Piniero Tenia Razon – Machito & His African-Cubans
Stingray – Gary Miller & Barry Gray Orchestra
“Stingray” was a forerunner of “Thunderbirds” and was one of my childhood favourites! Here’s the opening and if the voice at the start sounds familiar….it’s Aussie actor Ray Barrett
Don’t Tell Mama – Ute Lemper
Ordinary Miracles – Maureen McGovern
Make Believe – Esther Phillips
The Kid Inside – Enda Markey
It’s Over – Tom Novy
And finally….Go Doggies.