Posted & hosted by Andy “Carbon Neutral” Bell
Just hours away from a moment of historical significance not encountered since the parting of the Red Sea or possibly the beginning of time itself.
With all the Carbon Tax carry-on we were all in dire need of something that was eco-friendly AND tuneful.
Mind you I don’t know if I can keep my hot air emissions under control.
Boogie Nights – Heatwave
I loved Heatwave when I was a young bloke.
A World Of Our Own – The Seekers
The More I See You – Chris Montez
Mr Right – Mark Jones
Sung by a man “Mr Right” has a whole new meaning. It’s from the musical “Love Life” Kurt Weill and Alan Jay Lerner. Here’s the traditional female version.
Listening – Pseudo Echo
This Funny World – Mary Cleere Haran
Fado Portugues De Nos – Mariza
The fado is a Portuguese form of music usually characterized by mournful tunes and lyrics and is often about the sea or the life of the poor. However, this one is rather jaunty. Mariza is the foremost exponent of the art.
Prete A Porter – Paris Combo
Drown In The River – Jason Walker & The Last Drinks
Botch-A-Me – Rosemary Clooney
Only Heaven Knows – David Campbell
That Dirty Old Man – Mary Tester
From the Roman romp of a musical “A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum“.
The Boat That I Row – Lulu
Could’ve Been Worse – The ReChords
Patricia – Continental Airlines Auckland Brass
Swing Still Works For Me – Craig Schneider
Sugar Me – Lynsey de Paul
A classic of the 70s.
I Can’t Tell You Why – Chromeo
Run Baby Run – Deadstar
Sunshine Day – Osirisa
The Man I Love – Lee Adam Wilshier
Bubbles In The Wine – Freddy Martin Orchestra
Perhaps best known as the theme to the ineffable “Lawrence Welk Show“.