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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
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