The Full Catastrophe 22nd October 2011

In Uncategorized on October 22, 2011 at 10:39 pm

Hosted & posted by Andy Bell

Black Caviar, rain spattered streets and some must-do flannelling.

These are the days of our Catastrophes !


I’ll Be There – Jackson Five

On A Slow Boat To China – Bing Crosby

Traffic Lights – The Ting Tings

Powerhouse – The Beau Hunks

Razzle Dazzle – Richard Gere (Chicago – Soundtrack)

They All Laughed – Fred Astaire

With Love Love Baby – Witloof Baby

I still think this was one of the best ESC songs of 2011.  It didn’t even make the final!

Surabaya Johnny – Ute Lemper

Surabaya Johnny – Tom Robinson

Two very different takes on a classic song from  “Happy End” by Kurt Weill & Bertolt Brecht.  A musical from the Weimar era in Germany in the 1920s & 1930s. It was first performed by Weill’s wife Lotte Lenya.

Shang-A-Lang – Bay City Rollers

They were teenage heart-throbs when I was a teenager.  

Sugar Mountain – Rock Follies

I Hate Men – Patricia Morison

A splendid song from Cole Porter’s musical “Kiss Me Kate“, which was based on Bill Shakespeare’s “Taming Of The Shrew“.

The Cat Duet – Hinge & Bracket

One Has My Name, The Other Has My Heart – Jimmy Wakely

Go East – The Urban Voodoo Machine

Back To Black – Lightspeed Champion

Reckless – Angie Hart

I’m The Man Who’s Deputising For The Bull – Frankie Howerd

A “novelty” song from an English comedian who managed to be a star in the 1940s and 1970s with plenty of bad times in between.

Keep On Running – Remi Nichols

The Freedom Train – Benny Goodman Orchestra

Superstar – Jamelia


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