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On the eve of our annual statement of daylight critical mass on the bank of the Yarra, TFC aggregated some top tunes and a tentative first.
Exciting times all round.
And coming soon, a new & challenging platform for TFC – stay tuned !
Meanwhile here’s my latest piece of Eurovision tomfooleryon the estimable ”
Long Walk Back – The Rifles
United Provinces Of India –Cornershop
I’m The Urban Spaceman – Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band
That Old Black Magic – Kevin Spacey
Talented man Mr Spacey who has just done a season in Shakepeare’s Richard III in Sydney. Pretty good at impressions too.
Long Big Slidin’ Thing –Dinah Washinton
I couldn’t possibly comment.
Nid Diwedd Y Gan – Maffia Mr Huws
One of the best Welsh language band of all time. To wish my visitor from Cardiff bon voyage after a month here. We’ll always have Puffing Billy.
Gason Total – Orchestre Tropicana D’Haiti
You’re The Cream In My Coffee – Seth MacFarlane
Yep the man behind “Family Guy”. As Peter, Brian, Stewie and more Seth MacF has displayed his vocal chops on numerous occasions. This track is from his recently released album “Music Is Better than Words”.
Here he is in more familiard circumstances.
Changing Of The Guard – Bob Dylan
Day In, Day Out – Petula Clark
The Hitler Audition – The Producers Soundtrack
This is my first digitising from my vinyl & cassette collection !! It comes from a soundtrack album of the original film “The Producers” which became a musical.
Good Behaviour – Rock Follies
Returning to a great UK series from the 70s about an all-woman rock band. “Rock Follies” was an incredibly political series which aired on commercial television.
Up On The Roof – The Drifters
I Am Woman – Jessica Williams
Haste Que Pueda – Amanda Martinez
Pull Up To The Bumper – Grace Jones
Charlie Brown – Vince Guaraldi
Smells Like Queer Spirit – Pansy Division
You’ll Never Walk Along – Carousel Soundtrack
This week’s “bucket list” song is a challenge on all platforms !
Come Together – Gli Scapoli