Onward, upward, sideways and who knows where else. The Full Catastrophe strides into its second century with purpose, elan and tomato stains on its T-shirt. Stand aside, I’m ready for my close up Mr de Mille….
(At this point Mr Bell’s handwriting became illegible and he was taken back to his own quarters & given a warm milky drink – Nurse Amelia Ratchet)
The “In” Crowd – Brian Ferry
Coming Home – Asleep In The Park (now known as “The On Fires” !)
Maybe This Time – Liza Minnelli
Depression-Pasillo – Andrew Bird’s Bowl Of Fire
The Fix – Elbow
A friend’s gift to me on a birthday got me to know about this lot and I am very glad it did! The band is named after a line in the Dennis Potter mini-series “The Singing Detective” in which a character (Philip Marlow) says that the word “elbow” is the most sensuous word in the English language, not for its definition, but for how it feels to say it.
Pride In The Name Of Love – U2
Rock You Sinners – Art Baxter & His Rock “N Roll Sinners
Jamming – Bob Marley & The Wailers
Untouchable Girls – Topp Twins
Our favourite Kiwi lesbian singing and yodelling twins. True class.
Nous Les Amoureux -Jean-Claude Pascal
It won Eurovision for Luxembourg in 1961.
Take A Chance On Me – Erasure
Do It Again – Cassie Davis
Mad About The Boy – Lee Adam Wilshier
Grey Cortina – Tom Robinson Band
They’re Either Too Old Or Too Young – Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra
As featured in the Woody Allen movie “Radio Days” and it’s also been sung by the beloved Bette Davis.
The Last Will And Testament Of Jake Thackray – Jake Thackray
The Pheasant Pluckers’ Song – The Barrow Poets
Dancing In The Streets – Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
I Hear Bells – New York City Gay Men’s Chorus
The Hotest With The Mostest – Ethel Merman
Sex Drive – Pete Burns & Glam