6 attempts at snaring a celebrity co-presenter.
31 editions of Must Watch Radio.
I didn’t know that I had it in me.
One of my strongest Spring and Summer memories from my childhood was sitting at home shortly after dinner watching television with my mother.
The patio door would be open and the sun would be setting down over the pine trees. Despite my father and myself having vicious allergies to grass and hay fever, my father would be out mowing the lawn with the tractor.
The local evening news would come to a close and despite the fact that it was a non-ratings season, US networks would roll out a special variety show on early Saturday nights:
To those in Australia, if that jingle sounds very familiar, it’s because NBC shared it with the Seven Network:
So for this: the last Full Hi-Katastrophe,–the Ultimate Hi-Katastrophe–let us all sit together with those who we all wish were there, and enjoy The Transpacific Funk & Soul Festival on The Full Catastrophe.
Rufus Thomas – Do The Funky Chicken
Marcia Hines – Disco Inferno
The Jets – Crush on You
Vince Harder – It’s The Life (featuring K.One, P Money & Dan Aux)
Gloria Taylor – Grounded Part 1
Chaka Khan – Love You All My Lifetime
The Dynamites (featuring Charles Walker) – Burn It Down
Jill Scott – Golden
Dionne Warwick – Heartbreaker
Slow Down Honey – When I See You
The Jones Girls – You’re Gonna Make Me Love Someone Else
Marcia Hines – I’m Coming Out
Teena Marie – I’m A Sucker For Your Love
Isaac Hayes – Out of the Ghetto
Funkommunity – Pass It On
Jimmy Barnes & INXS – Good Times
The Undisputed Truth – Ain’t No Sun Since You’ve Been Gone
The Gap Band – Party Train
Janelle Monae – Sincerely, Jane
Ten City – Superficial People
The Transpacific Funk & Soul Festival on The Full Catastrophe would like to thank the following:
Tonight’s Must Watch Radio
Doing The Funky Chicken
About The Steve Harvey Morning Show
Want to relive it all over again? The Festival is yours anytime in this handy-dandy podcast version.
Next week: Fearless Leader Rejoins us!
- THE Zenihon i Svenska Melodi Matsuri on The Full Catastrophe (fullcatastrophe.wordpress.com)
- The Full San Viennese Catastrophe (fullcatastrophe.wordpress.com)
- The Hikaru Era of The Full Catastrophe (hikarublue.wordpress.com)
- The Full Grand Final 2012 Catastrophe (fullcatastrophe.wordpress.com)