Friday, September 13, 2013


My Radio Boo broadcast on Friday 13/09/2013 (20:00 - 01:00), about songs by international & Hellenic artists, written or referring to all kinds of roads, either located somewhere in the world or simply used in a metaphorical manner.

My Broacast Part 1 (20:00-22:00)

My Broacast Part 2 (22:00-01:00)

20:00 - 21:00

The Streets Of San Francisco - HENRY MANCINI (The Cop Show Themes, 1976)

Road To Nowhere - TALKING HEADS (LP Little Creatures, 1985)

Middle Of The Road - THE PRETENDERS (LP Learning To Crawl, 1983)

The Heart Of Rock'n'Roll - HUEY LEWIS & The NEWS (LP Sports, 1983)
Lyrics: LA, Hollywood, and the Sunset Strip

Youth Gone Wild - SKID ROW (LP Skid Row, 1989)
Lyrics: That you oughta know. I'll tell ya, Park Avenue leads to Skid Row

Gypsy Road - CINDERELLA (LP Long Cold Winter, 1988)

Highway To Hell - AC/ DC (LP Highway To Hell, 1979)

Tobacco Road - THE NASHVILLE TEENS (1964)

Highway 5 - THE BLESSING (LP Prince Of The Deep Water, 1991)

Born To Run - BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN (LP Born To Run, 1975)
Lyrics: At night we ride through mansions of glory in suicide machines sprung from cages out on Highway 9

Freeway Of Love - ARETHA FRANKLIN feat. CLARENCE CLEMONS (LP Who's Zoomin' Who, 1985)

Electric Avenue - EDDY GRANT (LP Killer On The Rampage, 1982)

Our House  - MADNESS (LP The Rise & Fall, 1982)
Lyrics: in the middle of our street

Travel Girl - HITCH HIKE (2003)

On The Highway - IN_VOX (2003)

La Luna - BELINDA CARLISLE (LP Runaway Horses, 1989)
Now I walk along the streets of Marseilles the winter sky is cold and gray

21:00 - 22:00

Fools Gold - THE STONE ROSES (1989)
Lyrics: The gold road's sure a long road, winds on through the hills for fifteen days

Route 66 - DEPECHE MODE (b'side on 'Behind The Wheel', 1987)

I Love L.A. - RANDY NEWMAN (LP Trouble In Paradise, 1983)
Lyrics: Rollin' down the Imperial Highway with a big nasty redhead at my side
Century Boulevard (We love it)
Victory Boulevard (We love it)
Santa Monica Boulevard (We love it)
Sixth Street (We love it, we love it)

On My Way In L.A. - PHIL CARMEN (LP Walkin' The Dog, 1985)
Lyrics: Touched down through the smog cloud, L.A. runway visit Sandy in Marina, swingin' easy

Driving Away From Home (Jim's Tune) - IT'S IMMATERIAL (LP Life's Hard And Then You Die, 1986)
Lyrics: Why don't we cross the city limit and head on down the M62. It's only thirty nine miles and forty five minutes to Manchester and that's my birth-place, you know

The Road To Hell (Part 2) - CHRIS REA (LP The Road To Hell, 1989)
The song refers to London's M25 ring road

Street Of Dreams - RAINBOW (LP Bent Out Of Shape, 1983)

Here I Go Again - WHITESNAKE (LP 1987, 1987)
Lyrics: 'Cause I know what it means to walk along the lonely street of dreams

Boulevard Of Broken Dreams - GREEN DAY (LP American Idiot, 2004)

Lullaby - SHAWN MULLINS (LP Soul's Core, 1998)
Lyrics: She grew up with the children of the stars In the Hollywood hills, in the Boulevard 

The Kids Are On High Street - MADRUGADA (LP The Deep End, 2005)

Life In The Fast Lane - THE EAGLES (LP Hotel California, 1976)

Rhinestone Cowboy - GLEN CAMPBELL (LP Rhinestone Cowboy, 1975)
Lyrics: I know every crack in these dirty sidewalks of Broadway where hustle's the name of the game

Take Me Home Country Roads - JOHN DENVER (LP Poems, Prayers & Promises, 1971)

22:00 - 23:00

Pull Up To The Bumper - GRACE JONES (LP Nightclubbing, 1981)
Lyrics: Driving down those city streets,waiting to get down, won't you get your big machine, somewhere in this town?

Dirty Blvd. - LOU REED (LP New York, 1989)

Hey Manhattan - PREFAB SPROUT (LP From Langley Park To Memphis, 1988)
Lyrics: Hey Manhattan ! Here I am ! Call me star-struck Uncle Sam.. Strolling Fifth Avenue
- Just to think Sinatra's been here too

Masterpiece - GAZEBO (1982 / LP Gazebo, 1983)
Lyrics: Driving down through Beverly Hills you feel the breeze of the past in your lungs. What an elegant place, you walk with elephant grace. All Sunset Boulevard has been waiting the star They all gather to celebrate "Happy birthday my honey dear" What a joy to see your old mates In this Hollywood atmosphere, with us at last!

Ventura Highway - AMERICA (LP Homecoming, 1972)

Les Champs Elysees - JOE DASSIN (1969)

Waterloo Road - JASON CREST (1968)

Baker Street - GERRY RAFFERTY (LP City To City, 1978)

Heartache Avenue - THE MAISONETTES (1982)

On Broadway - GEORGE BENSON (1978)

Across 110th Street - BOBBY WOMACK (1972 / OST Jackie Brown, 1997)

Danke Schoen - WAYNE NEWTON (1963)
Lyrics: I recall Central Park in fall how you tore you dress,... Thank you for walks down Lover's Lane

59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy) - SIMON & GARFUNKEL (1966)

San Jose (The Way) - FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD (LP Welcome To The Pleasuredome, 1984)

The Valley Road - BRUCE HORNSBY & THE RANGE (LP Scenes From The Southside, 1988)

Club At The End Of The Street - ELTON JOHN (LP Sleeping With The Past, 1989)
Lyrics: From the alleyways where the catwalks gently sway. You hear the sound of Otis and the voice of Marvin Gaye

23:00 - 00:00

Free Fallin' - TOM PETTY (LP Full Moon Fever, 1989)
Lyrics: All the vampires walkin' through the valley move west down Ventura Blvd.... I wanna glide down over Mulholland

Turn The Page - BOB SEGER (1976)
Lyrics:  On a long and lonesome highway east of Omaha

99 Miles From L.A. - ART GARFUNKEL (LP Breakaway, 1975)
Lyrics: Keeping my eyes on the road I see you, keeping my hands on the wheel I hold you, ninety-nine miles from L.A

By The Time I Get To Phoenix - GLEN CAMPBELL (1967)

Δρόμοι Της Αθήνας - ΗΛΙΑΣ ΚΛΩΝΑΡΙΔΗΣ (1979)

Με Τα Φώτα Νυσταγμένα (Οι Νταλίκες) - ΓΙΩΡΓΟΣ ΣΑΡΡΗΣ (1983)

Δρόμοι Του Πουθενά - ΓΙΩΡΓΟΣ ΜΑΡΓΑΡΊΤΗΣ (LP Όλα Θα Τα Διαγράψω, 2001)

Αν Είσαι Αγάπη - ΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ ΠΛΟΎΤΑΡΧΟΣ (LP Μικρές Φωτογραφίες, 2001)
Στίχοι: αν είσαι δρόμος στο γκρεμό που οδηγεί, να μη σε γνώριζα ποτέ μου

Sketches Of Spain - THE NITS (LP Kilo, 1983)
Lyrics: Streets of Barcelona

Moon Over Bourbon Streeet - STING (LP Dream Of The Blue Turtles, 1985)

A Casa D'Irene - NICO FIDENCO (1965)
Lyrics: I giorni grigi sono le lunghe strade silenziose Di un paese deserto E senza cielo
English translation: The grey days are the long silent roads of a deserted country and without heaven

Οδός Ονείρων - ΜΑΝΟΣ ΧΑΤΖΙΔΑΚΙΣ (1962)

Ο Δρόμος - ΜΑΝΟΣ ΛΟΪΖΟΣ (LP Ιστορίες Του Δρόμου, 1974)

Streets Of Philadelphia - BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN (OST Streets Of Philadelphia, 1993)

Elvis' Rolls Royce - WAS (NOT WAS) feat. LEONARD COHEN (LP Are You OK? 1990)
Lyrics: Then I took off down the Interstate and drove throughout the night till I reached the state of Tennessee

00:00 - 01:00

Famous Blue Raincoat - LEONARD COHEN (LP Songs Of Love & Hate, 1971)
Lyrics: music on Clinton street

He Ain't Heavy - He's My Brother - THE HOLLIES (1969)
Lyrics: The road is long with many a winding turn, that leads us to who knows where who knows when

The Long & Winding Road - THE BEATLES (LP Let It Be, 1970)
Lyrics: The long and winding road that leads to your door, Will never disappear. I've seen that road before

Up Where We Belong - JOE COCKER & JENNIFER WARNES (OST An Officer & A Gentleman, 1982)
Lyrics: the road is long

Someone Like You - VAN MORRISON (LP Poetic Champions Compose, 1987)
Lyrics:  I've been travelin' a hard road lookin' for someone exactly like you. I've been carryin' my heavy load waiting for the light to come shining through.

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - ELTON JOHN (LP Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, 1973)

Right Before Your Eyes - AMERICA (LP View From The Ground, 1982)
Lyrics: Everyday I sit beside you on the bus to Madison Avenue

Orchard Road - LEO SAYER (LP Have You Ever Been In Love, 1984)

Highway Of Love - LAID BACK (LP Hole In The Sky, 1990)

Roads - PORTISHEAD (LP Dummy, 1994)

Killermont Street - AZTEC CAMERA (LP Love, 1987)

I'm Stone In Love With You - THE STYLISTICS (1962)
Lyrics:  If I were a business man I'd sit behind a desk, I'd be so successful I would scare Wall Street to death

Streets Of London - RALPH McTELL (LP Spiral Staircase, 1969)

My Hometown - BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN (LP Born In The U.S.A. 1984)
Lyrics: Now Main Street's whitewashed windows and vacant stores

End Of The Road - BOYZ II MEN (1991)

Other songs referring to roads (not included in the broadcast)

Streets in general:

Boys In The Street - EDDY GRANT (LP Going For Broke, 1984)
City Streets - CAROLE KING (LP City Streets, 1989)
Dancing In The Street - MATT BIANCO (LP Matt Bianco, 1986)
Dancing In The Street - MARTHA REEVES & THE VANDELLAS (1964)
Days Of Pearly Spencer - DAVID McWILLIAMS (1967 / a tenement, a dirty street)
Down On The Street - SHAKATAK (LP Down On The Street, 1984)
Streets Of Your Town - THE GO-BETWEENS (LP 16 Lovers Lane, 1988)
Where The Streets Have No Name - U2 (LP The Joshua Tree, 1987)

Roads in general:

Boys Of Summer - DON HENLEY (LP Building The Perfect Beast, 1984 / Nobody on the road, nobody on the beach)
On The Road Again - BARRABAS (LP Piel De Barrabas, 1981)
On The Road Again - CANNED HEAT (LP Boogie With Canned Heat, 1968)
Shooting Shark - BLUE OYSTER CULT (LP The Revolution By Night, 1983 /  Oh it's a hard road to love you)
Stay On These Roads - A HA (1987 / LP Stay On These Roads, 1988)
The Old Man Down The Road - JOHN FOGERTY (1984 / LP Centerfield, 1985)

Highways in songs:

Guilty - BARBRA STREISAND & BARRY GIBB (LP Guilty, 1980 / Eyes can see that we have a highway to the sky)
Hotel California - EAGLES (LP Hotel California, 1976 / on a dark, desert highway, cool wind in my hair)
My Way - FRANK SINATRA (LP My Way, 1969 /  I've traveled each and ev'ry highway)
Say You, Say Me - LIONEL RICHIE (OST White Nights, 1985) / As we go down life's lonesome highway)

Streets with a name:

Alphabet St. - PRINCE (LP Lovesexy, 1988)
Bensonhurst Blues - OSCAR BENTON (1973 / Bay Parkway
Charlotte Street - LLOYD COLE & THE COMMOTIONS (LP Rattlesnakes, 1984)
Down To London - JOE JACKSON (LP Blaze Of Glory, 1989 / In a squat on the Earls Court road)
I'll Meet You At Midnight - SMOKIE (LP Midnight Cafe, 1976 /  A summer evening on Les Champs Elyses)
Our Last Summer - ABBA (LP Super Trouper, 1980 / And strolling down the Elysee, we had a drink in each cafe)
Ramblin' Man - THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND (LP Brothers & Sisters, 1973 / Rollin' down Highway 41)
Rent - PET SHOP BOYS (LP Actually, 1987 / You took me to a restaurant off Broadway)
Rockstar - NICKELBACK (LP All The Right Reasons, 2005 / my own star on Hollywood Boulevard)
Sentimental Street - NIGHT RANGER (LP Seven Wishes, 1985)
Telegraph Road - DIRE STRAITS (LP Love Over Gold, 1982)

Monday, September 2, 2013

Phenomena... in songs

Nature's phenomena (mostly meteorological) as they appear in international songs (titles or lyrics)


Every Beat Of My Heart - ROD STEWART (LP Every Beat Of My Heart, 1986)
Lyrics: And to the northern lights and the swirling pipes how they make a grown man cry

I Ran (So Far Away) - A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS (LP A Flock Of Seagulls, 1982)
Lyrics: The cloud is moving nearer still, Aurora Borealis comes in view


Imitation Of Life - R.E.M. (LP Reveal, 2001)
Lyrics: That freezing rain... This hurricane, I'm not afraid... This lightning storm... This tidal wave
This avalanche, I'm not afraid....C'mon, c'mon no one can see me cry.


Could It Be Magic? - BARRY MANILOW (LP Barry Manilow I, 1973)
Lyrics:  Spirit move me everytime I'm near you whirling like a cyclone in my mind


It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) - REM (LP Document, 1987)
Lyrics: That's great, it starts with an earthquake

Put The Blame On Mame - RITA HAYWORTH dubbed by ANITA ELLIS (OST Gilda, 1946)
Lyrics: When they had the earthquake in San Francisco back in nineteen-six, hey said that ol' Mother Nature was up to her old tricks


Always - BON JOVI (LP Crossroad - The Best Of Bon Jovi, 1994)
Lyrics: now I'm drowning in the flood

Atlantis - DONOVAN (1968 / LP Barabajagal, 1969)
Lyrics: The continent of Atlantis was an island which lay before the great flood in the area we now call the Atlantic Ocean.

Beautiful Day - U2 (LP All That You Can't Leave Behind, 2000)
Lyrics: After the flood all the colors came out


Seeing You Again - DAN FOGELBERG (LP Exiles, 1987)
Lyrics: Seeing you again was like meeting for the first time in a foggy dream so many years ago.

Steppin' Out - JOE JACKSON (LP Night & Day, 1982)
Lyrics: The mist across the window hides the lines

What I Am - EDIE BRICKELL & THE NEW BOHEMIANS (LP Shooting Rubberbands at the Stars, 1988)
Lyrics: Religion is a light in the fog


Rising Down -THE ROOTS (LP Rising Down, 2008)
Lyrics: Between the greenhouse gases (αέρια του θερμοκηπίου) and earth spinnin' off its axis Got mother nature doin' back flips the natural disasters Its like 80 degrees in Alaska you in trouble if u not an Onasis


Bad Moon Rising - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL (LP Green River, 1969)
Lyrics:  I see earthquakes and lightnin'... I hear hurricanes a blowing... Looks like we're in for nasty weather

Hurricane - BOB DYLAN (1975 / LP Desire, 1976)

Rock You Like A Hurricane - SCORPIONS (LP Love At First Sting, 1984)

Stone Cold Crazy - QUEEN (LP Sheer Heart Attack, 1974)
Lyrics: Rainy afternoon I gotta blow a typhoon


Ballroom Blitz - SWEET (1973)
Lyrics: Oh yeah! It was like lightning everybody was fighting

Black Velvet - ALANNAH MYLES (LP Alannah Myles, 1989)
Lyrics:  Up in Memphis the music's like a heat wave, white Lightnin' bound to drive you wild

Bohemian Rhapsody - QUEEN (LP A Night At The Opera, 1975)
Lyrics:  Thunderbolt (αστροπελέκι) and lightning very very frightening me

Born To Be Wild - STEPPENWOLF (LP Steppenwolf, 1968)
Lyrics:  I like smoke and lightning Heavy metal thunder

Dirty Harry - GORILLAZ (LP Demon Days, 2005)
Lyrics: Strike and I'm thunder with lightning fast reflexes

Knock On Wood - EDDIE FLOYD (1966), AMII STEWART (1979)
Lyrics: It's like thunder and lightning, the way you love me is frightening.

Raspberry Beret - PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION (LP Around The World In A Day, 1985)
Lyrics: Thunder drowns out what the lightning sees

Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word - ELTON JOHN (LP Blue Moves, 1976)
Lyrics: What do I do when lightning strikes me

Thunder & Lightning - CHI COLTRANE (LP Chi Coltrane, 1972)


Mama Said Knock You Out - LL COOL J (LP Mama Said Knock You Out, 1990)
Lyrics: Makin' the tears rain down like a monsoon

Monsoon - TOKIO HOTEL (LP Room 483, 2007)
Lyrics: Running through the monsoon

Sometimes (Lester Piggot) - JAMES (LP Laid, 1993)
Lyrics:  There's a storm outside, and the gap between crack and thunder Crack and thunder, is closing in, is closing in The rain floods gutters, and makes a great sound on the concrete On a flat roof, there's a boy leaning against the wall of rain  Aerial held high, calling "Come on thunder, come on thunder" ... It's a monsoon, and the rain lifts lids off cars

Tokoloshe Man - JOHN KONGOS (1971), HAPPY MONDAYS (1991)
Lyrics: Put an eclipse on the moon, make a little cloud forty day monsoon.


Any Colour - CUTTING CREW (LP Broadcast, 1986)
Lyrics: Any rainbow I'll save for you

As - STEVIE WONDER (LP Songs In The Key Of Life, 1976)
Lyrics: (Until the rainbow burns the stars out in the sky) Always

As Long As You Follow - FLEETWOOD MAC (1988)
Lyrics:  I've been searching for a pot of gold like the kind you find at the end of the rainbow

Catch The Rainbow - RAINBOW (LP Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow, 1975)
Lyrics: We believed we'd catch the rainbow

For Your Babies - SIMPLY RED (LP Stars, 1991)
Lyrics: Anyway the four winds that blow they're gonna send me sailing home to you Or I'll fly with the force of a rainbow The dream of gold will be waiting in your eyes

Forever & Ever - DEMIS ROUSSOS (LP Forever & Ever, 1973)
Lyrics: you'll be my spring, my rainbow's end and the song I sing

Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) - ABBA (1979)
Lyrics: Movie stars on end of the rainbow, with a fortune to win. It's so different from the world I'm living in

Hard To Say It's Over - SHEENA EASTON (LP A Private Heaven, 1984)
Lyrics:  I'm still chasing that rainbow, you always reach it too soon Why is it we're never quite in tune, where did all the time go?

Highway Of Love - LAID BACK (LP Hole In The Sky, 1990)
Lyrics:  So many nights dreaming on a rainbow of love When I wake up in the morning, just to find out it's gone

I Can See Clearly Now - JOHNNY NASH (LP I Can See Clearly Now, 1972)
Lyrics:  I can see clearly now, the rain is gone... Here is the rainbow I've been prayin' for

Jocelyn Square - LOVE & MONEY (LP Strange Kind Of Love, 1988)
Lyrics: Chasing rainbows and fireflies to watch them fade away before my eyes

Just Can't Get Enough - DEPECHE MODE (LP Speak & Spell, 1981)
Lyrics: Just like a rainbow you know you set me free

Just The Two Of Us - GROVER WASHINGTON Jr. feat. BILL WITHERS (1981)
Lyrics: I see the crystal raindrops fall and the beauty of it all is when the sun comes shining through To make those rainbows in my mind when I think of you sometime and I want to spend some time with you

Man In Black - JOHNNY CASH (LP Man In Black, 1971)
Lyrics: Ah, I'd love to wear a rainbow every day and tell the world that everything's okay but I'll try to carry off a little darkness on my back till things are brighter, I'm the Man In Black

Maybe Tomorrow - STEREOPHONICS (LP You Gotta Go There To Come Back, 2003)
Lyrics: Think I'll walk me outside and buy a rainbow smile

Moon River - ANDY WILLIAMS (1962)
Lyrics:  We're after the same rainbows end

Over The Rainbow - JUDY GARLAND (OST The Wizard Of Oz, 1939)

Pure - THE LIGHTNING SEEDS (1989 / LP Cloudcuckooland, 1990)
Lyrics:  Night time slows, raindrops splash rainbows

She's A Rainbow - THE ROLLING STONES (LP Their Satanic Majesties Request, 1967)

Sun Is Shining - BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS (LP Soul Revolution Part 2, 1971)
Lyrics: When the morning gathers the rainbow want you to know I'm a rainbow too

The Whole Of The Moon - THE WATERBOYS (LP This Is The Sea, 1985)
Lyrics:  I pictured a rainbow, you held it in your hands

Three Times A Lady - COMMODORES (LP Natural High, 1978)
Lyrics:  now that we've come to the end of our rainbow

True Colors - CYNDI LAUPER (LP True Colors, 1986)
Lyrics: True colors are beautiful, like a rainbow

What A Wonderful World - LOUIS ARMSTRONG (1968)
Lyrics: The colors of the rainbow so pretty in the sky

When The Rain Begins To Fall - PIA ZADORA & JERMAINE JACKSON (OST Voyage Of The Rock Aliens, 1984)
Lyrics: And when the rain begins to fall you'll ride my rainbow in the sky. And I will catch you if you fall you'll never have to ask me why.

Wishing On A Star - ROSE ROYCE (LP In Full Bloom, 1977)
Lyrics:  And I wish on all the rainbows that I see

You're The Best Thing - THE STYLE COUNCIL (LP Cafe Bleu, 1984)
Lyrics:  I could be discontent and chase the rainbows end, I might win much more but lose all that is mine


St. Elmo's Fire - JOHN PARR (OST St. Elmo's Fire, 1985)


Anyplace, Anywhere, Anytime - NENA feat. KIM WILDE (LP Nena feat. Nena, 2002)
Lyrics: Bits and pieces from your storm, rain upon me as they form

Caught Up In The Rapture - ANITA BAKER (LP Rapture, 1986)
Lyrics: We stand side by side Till the storms of life pass us by

Fool In The Rain - LED ZEPPELIN (LP In Through The Out Door, 1979)
Lyrics: And the storm that I thought would blow over, clouds the light of the love that I found

Gimme Shelter - THE ROLLING STONES (LP Let It Bleed, 1969)
Lyrics: Yeah, a storm is threatenin'

Had A Dream (Sleeping With The Enemy) - ROGER HODGSON (LP In The Eye Of The storm, 1984)
Lyrics:  Had a dream I was born To be naked in the eye of the storm

Have You Ever Seen The Rain - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL (LP Pendulum, 1970)
Lyrics: Someone told me long ago there's a calm before the storm.. I know; it's been comin' for some time. When it's over, so they say, It'll rain a sunny day, I know; shinin' down like water.

Holding Out For A Hero - BONNIE TYLER (OST Footlose, 1984)
Lyrics: Out where the lightning splits the sea... I could swear there is someone Somewhere Watching me. Through the wind and the chill and the rain and the storm and the flood

In A Lifetime - CLANNAD feat. BONO (LP Macalla, 1985)
Lyrics: and as the rain it falls, begin again, as the storm breaks through

It's Alright (Baby's Coming Back) - EURYTHMICS (LP Be Yourself Tonight, 1985)
Lyrics: I will be your storm at seas

Kashmir - LED ZEPPELIN (LP Physical Graffiti, 1975)
Lyrics: pilot of the storm who leaves no trace, like thoughts inside a dream

Octopus's Garden - THE BEATLES (LP Abbey Road, 1969)
Lyrics:  We would be warm below the storm in our little hide-a-way beneath the waves.

Riders On The Storm - THE DOORS (LP L.A. Woman, 1971)

Roads - PORTISHEAD (LP Dummy, 1994)
Lyrics:  Storm, in the morning light I feel No more, can I say, Frozen to myself

Stay Loose - GORDON LIGHTFOOT (LP East Of Midnight, 1986)
Lyrics:  soon the storm will be over and the clouds will all pass by

Sunday Morning - MAROON 5 (LP Songs About Jane, 2002)
Lyrics: Sunday morning, rain is falling... Back and forth we sway like branches in a storm change the weather, still together when it ends

The Sweetest Taboo - SADE (LP Promise, 1985)
Lyrics: there's a quite storm and it never felt like this before

With Or Without You - U2 (LP The Joshua Tree, 1987)
Lyrics: through the storm we reach the shore

You'll Never Walk Alone - GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS (1963)
Lyrics: When you walk through a storm, hold your head up high and don't be afraid of the dark At the end of the storm, there's a golden sky And the sweet, silver song of a lark


Down Under - MEN AT WORK (LP Business As Usual, 1981)
Lyrics: Do you come from a land down under? Where women glow and men plunder? Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder? You better run, you better take cover

Thunder In My Heart - LEO SAYER (LP Thunder In My Heart, 1977)

Thunderstruck - AC/DC (LP The Razors Edge, 1990)

Words - FLEETWOOD MAC (LP Rumours, 1977)
Lyrics:  Thunder only happens when it's raining


But Not For You - ALESSANDRO MAGNANINI feat LIAM McKAHEY (LP Someway Still I Do, 2009)
Lyrics: Now the tide is turning. I know it's up to me. My heart forever burning will burn but not for you

Clocks - COLDPLAY (LP A Rush Of Blood To The Head, 2002)
Lyrics: The lights go out and I can't be saved, tides that I tried to swim against have brought me down upon my knees

Days Are Numbers (The Traveller) - ALAN PARSONS PROJECT (LP Vulture Culture, 1985)
Lyrics: traveller awaits the morning tide

Deacon Blues - STEELY DAN (LP Aja, 1977)
Lyrics: They call Alabama the Crimson Tide

500 Miles - HOOTERS (LP Zig Zag, 1989)
Lyrics:  A hundred tanks along the square, one man stands and stops them there someday soon the tide'll turn and I'll be free. Well I'll be free, I'll be free, I'll come home to my country, omeday soon the tide'll turn and I'll be free

How Many Ways - MURRAY HEAD (LP Between Us, 1979)
Lyrics:  but with you on my side, it was easy to ride the storm and the tide, as they bruised me.

I Walk The Line - JOHNNY CASH (1956)
Lyrics: You've got a way to keep me on your side, You give me cause for love that I can't hide, For you I know I'd even try to turn the tide

Love Letters In The Sand - PAT BOONE (1957)
Lyrics: How you laughed when I cried, Each time I saw the tide Take our love letters from the sand

More Than This - ROXY MUSIC (LP Avalon, 1982)
Lyrics: As free as the wind And hopefully learning Why the sea on the tide Has no way of turning

Mysterious Ways - U2 (LP Achtung Baby, 1991)
Lyrics: She's the wave She turns the tide She sees the man inside the child

Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) - JOURNEY (LP Frontiers, 1983)
Lyrics:  To survive the tide love divides

These Are The Days Of Our Lives - QUEEN (LP Innuendo, 1991)
Lyrics:  You can't turn back the clock, you can't turn back the tide

The Tide Is High - THE PARAGONS (1967), BLONDIE (1980)

Too Lost In You - SUGABABES (OST Love Actually, 2003)
Lyrics: 'Cause I'm slippin' away like the sand to the tide

Without You, I'm Nothing - PLACEBO & DAVID BOWIE (LP Without You... 1998)
Lyrics: Strange infatuation seems to grace the evening tide., I'll take it by your side


King Of Pain - THE POLICE (LP Synchronicity, 1983)
Lyrics: There's a blue whale beached by a springtide's ebb, that's my soul up there


Stormbringer - DEEP PURPLE (LP Stormbringer, 1974)
Lyrics: Comin' out of nowhere Drivin' like rain, Stormbringer dance On the thunder again Dark cloud gathering Breaking the day No point running 'Cause it's coming your way Ride the rainbow Crack the sky Stormbringer coming Time to die... Rainbow shaker On a stallion twister Bareback rider On the eye of the sky


Cloudbusting - KATE BUSH (LP Hounds Of Love, 1985)
Lyrics: I still dream of Orgonon, I wake up cryin, You're making rain

My relevant Radio Boo broadcast of the same day:


Kate Bush - Cloudbusting (LP Hounds Of Love, 1985)
Tokio Hotel - Monsoon (LP 483, 2007)
James - Sometimes (Lester Piggott) (LP Laid, 1993)
Men At Work - Down Under (LP Business As Usual, 1981)
John Parr - St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion) (OST St. Elmo's Fire, 1985)
A Flock Of Seagulls - I Ran (LP A Flock Of Seagulls, 1982)
Cutting Crew - Any Colour (LP Broadcast, 1986)
Roxy Music - More Than This (LP Avalon, 1982)
The Police - King Of Pain (LP Synchronicity, 1983)
Edie Brickell & New Bohemians - What I Am (LP Shooting Rubberbands at the Stars, 1988)
The Roots feat. Mos Def & Styles P - Rising Down (LP Rising Down, 2008)
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Bad Moon Rising (LP Green River, 1969)
Hooters - 500 Miles (LP Zig Zag, 1989)
R.E.M. - Imitation Of Life (LP Reveal, 2001)
Coldplay - Clocks (LP A Rush Of Blood To The Head, 2002)
U2 - Beautiful Day (LP (LP All That You Can't Leave Behind, 2000)
Love And Money - Jocelyn Square (LP Strange Kind Of Love, 1988)
Gerry And The Pacemakers - You'll Never Walk Alone (1963)
Johnny Cash - I Walk The Line (1956)
Anita Ellis - Put The Blame On Mame (OST Gilda, 1946)
Alessandro Magnanini feat. Liam McKahey - But Not For You (LP Someway Still I Do, 2009)
The Style Council - You're The Best Thing (LP Cafe Bleu, 1984)
Simply Red - For Your Babies (LP Stars, 1991)
Murray Head - How Many Ways (LP Between Us, 1979)
Grover Washington Jr. feat Bill Withers - Just The Two Of Us (1981)
Queen - These Are The Days Of Our Lives (LP Innuendo, 1991)
Barry Manilow - Could It Be Magic? (LP Barry Manilow I, 1973)

Tuesday, August 27, 2013


Male names in international songs. Men's names referring to VIP's not included. You can also check relevant page


Adrian - EURYTHMICS (LP Be Yourself Tonight, 1985)


Alejandro - LADY GAGA (LP The Fame Monster, 2009)


Alfie - CILLA BLACK (1966), CHER (1966), DIONNE WARWICK (1967)


Angelo - BROTHERHOOD OF MAN (LP Images, 1977)


Jackie - SCOTT WALKER (LP Scott 2, 1967)
Lyrics: My name would be Antonio and all my bridges I would burn

Movin' Out (Anthony's Song) - BILLY JOEL (LP The Stranger, 1977)
Lyrics: Anthony works in the grocery store savin' his pennies for someday... "Sonny, move out to the country."


Arnold Layne - PINK FLOYD (1967)


Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) - CHRISTOPHER CROSS (OST Arthur, 1981)


Ben - MICHAEL JACKSON (LP Ben, 1972)

Bennie & The Jets - ELTON JOHN (LP Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, 1973)


All I Wanna Do - SHERYL CROW (LP Tuesday Night Music Club, 1994)
Lyrics:  It's apropos of nothing he says his name is William but I'm sure he's Bill or Billy or Mac or Buddy

Don't Lose My Number - PHIL COLLINS (LP No Jacket Required, 1985)
Lyrics: Billy, don't lose my number

Son Of A Preacher Man - DUSTY SPRINGFIELD (1969)
Lyrics: Billy Ray was a preacher's son and when his daddy would visit he'd come along when they gathered around and started talkin' that's when Billy would take me walkin'

William It Was Really Nothing - THE SMITHS (LP Hatful Of Hollow, 1984)


Bobby Brown - FRANK ZAPPA (LP Sheik Yerbouti, 1979)

Bobby's Girl  - MARCIE BLANE (1962), SUSAN MAUGHAN (1962), TRACEY ULLMAN (1983)

Fell In Love With A Girl - THE WHITE STRIPES (LP White Blood Cells, 2001)
Lyrics:  Bobby says it's fine he don't consider it cheating now


Charlie Brown - THE COASTERS (1958)

Locomotive Breath - JETHRO TULL (LP Aqualung, 1971)
Lyrics: Old Charlie stole the handle and the train, it won't stop going


Daniel - ELTON JOHN  (LP Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player, 1973)

Tubthumping - CHUMBAWAMBA (LP Tubthumper, 1997)
Lyrics: Oh Danny Boy


Dave - BOOMTOWN RATS (LP In The Long Grass, 1984)

Davy - DANNY WILSON (LP Meet Danny Wilson, 1987)


Denis - BLONDIE (1978)


Eddie Goes Underground - TONY CAREY (LP Some Tough City, 1984)

Into The Great Wide Open - TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS (LP Into The Great Wide Open, 1991)
Lyrics: Eddie waited til' he finished high school he went to Hollywood, got a tattoo he met a girl out there with a tattoo too the future was wide open

Spanish Eddie - LAURA BRANIGAN (LP Hold Me, 1985)


Hey Eugene - PINK MARTINI (LP Tea For Two, 2007)


Fernando - ABBA (1976)


Frankie - SISTER SLEDGE (LP When The Boys Meet The Girls, 1985)

Frankie's First Affair - SADE (LP Diamond Life, 1984)


Frederick - PATTI SMITH GROUP (LP Wave, 1979)

Freddie's Dead - CURTIS MAYFIELD (OST Superfly, 1972)


Fu-Gee-La - FUGEES (LP The Score, 1996)
Lyrics: Chicken George became Dead George stealin' chickens from my farm.

Georgy Porgy - TOTO (LP Toto, 1978)


Our Last Summer - ABBA (LP Super Trouper, 1980)
Lyrics: and now you're working in a bank the family man, the football fan and your name is Harry how dull it seems, are you the hero of my dreams?

Sultans Of Swing - DIRE STRAITS (LP Dire Straits, 1978)
Lyrics: and Harry doesn't mind, if he doesn't, make the scene, he's got a daytime job, he's doing alright... 'Guitar George'


Hit The Road, Jack - RAY CHARLES (1961)

Jackie - BLUE ZONE (LP Big Thing, 1988)
Lyrics:  Jack Jack Jackie, can't get you off my mind


Jeremy - PEARL JAM (LP Ten, 1991)

Joy To The World - THREE DOG NIGHT (LP Naturally, 1970)
Lyrics: Jeremiah was a bullfrog, was a good friend of mine


Jessie's Girl - RICK SPRINGFIELD (LP Working Class Dog, 1981)


Cokane In My Brain - DILLINGER (1976)
Lyrics: Hey Jim, Jim, just a minute y'all

On & On - STEPHEN BISHOP (LP Careless, 1976)
Lyrics:  Poor ol'Jimmy sits alone in the moonlight, saw his woman kiss another man so he takes a ladder steals the stars from the sky puts on sinatra and starts to cry


Hey Joe - THE LEAVES (1966), JIMI HENDRIX (1966)

Joe Le Taxi - VANESSA PARADIS (1987 / LP M & J, 1988)

Running In The Family - LEVEL 42 (LP Running In The Family, 1987)
Lyrics: My brother Joe & me

Tokyo Joe - BERTIE HIGGINS (LP Pirates & Poets, 1983)

Ventura Highway - AMERICA (LP Homecoming, 1972)
Lyrics: Tell me, how long you gonna stay here Joe?

Walk On The Wild Side - LOU REED (LP Transformer, 1972)
Lyrics: Holly came from Miami F.L.A. hitch-hiked her way across the U.S.A. plucked her eyebrows on the way shaved her legs and then he was a she... Little Joe never once gave it away Everybody had to pay and pay


Guns Of Brixton - THE CLASH (LP London Calling, 1979')
Lyrics: You see, he feels like Ivan born under the Brixton sun

Johnny - VAYA CON DIOS (1988 / a cover of Edith Piaf's 'Johnny, Tu N'es Pas Un Ange' 1953)

Johnny / Johnny The Fox Meets Jimmy The Weed - THIN LIZZY (LP Johnny The Fox, 1976)

Johnny B. - HOOTERS (LP One Way Home, 1987)

Johnny B. Goode - CHUCK BERRY (1957), PETER TOSH (1983)

Johnny Can't Read - DON HENLEY (LP I Can't Stand Still, 1982)

Johnny Come Home - FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS (LP Fine Young Cannibals, 1985)

Mysterious Ways - U2 (LP Achtung Baby, 1991)
Lyrics:  Johnny take a walk with your sister the moon

New Kid In Town - EAGLES (LP Hotel California, 1976)
Lyrics: Johnny come lately

Not Now John - PINK FLOYD (LP The Final Cut, 1983)

Stories Of Johnny - MARC ALMOND (LP Stories Of Johnny, 1985)

The Boys Are Back In Town - THIN LIZZY (LP Jailbreak, 1976)
Lyrics: And that time over at Johnny's place, well, this chick got up and she slapped Johnny's face

The Devil Went Down To Georgia - THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND (LP  Million Mile Reflections, 1979)
Lyrics: The boy said, "My name's Johnny, and it might be a sin. But I'll take your bet, you're gonna regret, 'cause I'm the best that's ever been."

Walk Of Life - DIRE STRAITS (LP Brothers In Arms, 1985)
Lyrics: Here comes Johnny singing oldies, goldies

and 3 favorite songs of mine:

Dear John - LOVE & MONEY (LP All You Need Is... 1986)
Johnny (New Light) - THE DREAM ACADEMY (LP The Dream Academy, 1985)
Johnny's Not Here - LOVE & MONEY (LP Dogs In The Traffic, 1991)


Get Back - THE BEATLES feat. BILLY PRESTON (1969)
Lyrics: Jojo was a man who thought he was a loner but he knew it wouldn't last.


Jonah - BREATHE (LP All That Jazz, 1987)


What's The Frequency, Kenneth? - REM (LP Monster, 1994)


Brother Louie - HOT CHOCOLATE (1973) STORIES (1973)

Brother Louie - MODERN TALKING (LP Ready For Romance, 1986)

Don't Cry For Louie - VAYA CON DIOS (LP Vaya Con Dios, 1988)

Highway 61 Revisited - BOB DYLAN (LP Highway 61 Revisited, 1965)
Lyrics:  Well Mack the Finger said to Louie the King I got forty red white and blue shoe strings and a thousand telephones that don't ring do you know where I can get rid of these things and Louie the King said let me think for a minute son and he said yes I think it can be easily done Just take everything down to Highway 61.

Louie Louie - RICHARD BERRY (1957), THE KINGSMEN (1963)

Mack The Knife - BOBBY DARIN (1958)
Lyrics: Now d'ja hear 'bout Louie Miller? He disappeared babe, after drawin' out all his hard-earned cash and now MacHeath spends just like a sailor could it be our boy's done somethin' rash?


Luka - SUZANNE VEGA (LP Solitude Standing, 1987)


Manuel - CATERINA VALENTE (1978)


Hey Matthew - KAREL FIALKA (1987 / LP Human Animal, 1988)

Matthew & Son - CAT STEVENS (1966)


The Joker - STEVE MILLER BAND (LP The Joker, 1973)
Lyrics: Some people call me Maurice


Making Plans For Nigel - XTC (LP Drums & Wires, 1979)
Lyrics: We're only making plans for Nigel we only want what's best for him


Patrick, Mon Cheri - KIKI & PEARLY (1976)


18 & Life - SKID ROW (LP Skid Row, 1989)
Lyrics:  Ricky was a young boy he had a heart of stone


Sebastian - COCKNEY REBEL (LP The Human Menagerie, 1973), ΒΑΣΙΛΗΣ ΠΑΠΑΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΥ (LP Φοβάμαι, 1982)


Simon Says - 1910 FRUITGUM Co. (1968)


Stan - EMINEM feat. DIDO (LP The Marshall Mathers, 2000)


Another One Bites The Dust - QUEEN (LP The Game, 1980)
Lyrics: Steve walks warily down the street with the brim pulled way down low

Chelsea Dagger - THE FRATELLIS (LP Costello Music, 2007)
Lyrics: I seen you and little Steven and Joanna round the back of my hotel oh yeah

Etienne - GUESCH PATTI (1987 / LP Labyrinthe, 1988)

The Speaking Hand - WOVEN HAND (LP Consider The Birds, 2004)
Lyrics: but I got a friend St. Steven


I Wanna Be A Cowboy - BOYS DON'T CRY (LP Boys Don't Cry, 1986)
Lyrics: Following my man His name is Ted, Can you believe that? My name is Ted,and one day I'll be dead yo yo.


Timothy - THE BUOYS (1971)


Ashes To Ashes - DAVID BOWIE (LP Scary Monsters, 1980)
Lyrics: we know Major Tom's a junkie

Major Tom (Völlig Losgelöst) - PETER SCHILLING (LP Fehler Im System, 1982)
Major Tom (Coming Home)- PETER SCHILLING (LP Error In The System, 1983)

Space Oddity - DAVID BOWIE (LP David Bowie,1969)
Lyrics: This is ground control to Major Tom

Tom's Diner - SUZANNE VEGA (LP Solitude Standing, 1987), D.N.A. feat S. VEGA (1990)

The Coward Of The County - KENNY ROGERS (LP Kenny, 1979)Lyrics: His mama named him Tommy but folks just called him yellow


Victor Should Have Been A Jazz Musician - GRACE JONES (LP Inside Story, 1986)



Young Turks - ROD STEWART (LP Tonight I'm Yours, 1981)


Take The Money & Run - STEVE MILLER BAND (LP Fly Like An Eagle, 1976)
Lyrics: This here's a story about Billy Joe and Bobbie Sue, two young lovers with nothin' better to do
than sit around the house, get high, and watch the tube


Ob-la-di, Ob-la-da - THE BEATLES (1968), THE MARMALADE (1968)
Lyrics: Desmond has a barrow in the marketplace Molly is the singer in a band Desmond says to Molly girl I like your face and Molly says this as she takes him by the hand


Jack & Diane - JOHN COUGAR (LP American Fool, 1982)


A Woman Needs Love - RAY PARKER Jr. & RAYDIO (1981)

Jack & Jill - RAYDIO (1977)


I'll Meet You At Midnight - SMOKIE (LP Midnight Cafe, 1976)
Lyrics: Jean-Claude was a student at the University, Louise-Marie is just a world away.


Jimmy Loves Mary-Anne - LOOKING GLASS (LP Subway Serenade, 1973), JOSIE COTTON (LP From The Hip, 1984)


Leader Of The Pack - THE SHANGRI-LAS (1964), TWISTED SISTER (LP Come Out & Play, 1985)


It's My Party - LESLEY GORE (1963)
Lyrics:  Nobody knows where my Johnny has gone Judy left the same time... Judy and Johnny just walked through the door like a queen with her king oh what a birthday surprise judy's wearin' his ring


Johnny & Mary - ROBERT PALMER (LP Clues, 1980), TINA TURNER (OST Summer Lovers, 1982)


Puerto Rico - VAYA CON DIOS (LP Vaya Con Dios, 1988)
Lyrics: Wake up Angelita, your mama just turned off the light, Manolo is already waiting by the old water-pipe


It's My Life - BON JOVI (LP Crush, 2000), PAUL ANKA (LP Rock Swings, 2004)
Lyrics: This is for the ones who stood their ground For Tommy and Gina who never backed down

Livin' On A Prayer - BON JOVI (LP Slippery When Wet, 1986)
Lyrics:  Tommy used to work on the docks Union's been on strike He's down on his luck It's tough, so tough Gina works at a diner all day Working for her man She brings home her pay For love, for love


Tell Laura I Love Her - RAY PETERSON (1960), RICKY VALANCE (1960)

but also:

CopaCabana (At The Copa) - BARRY MANILOW (LP Even Now, 1978)
Lyrics: Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl... and while she tried to be a star, Tony always tended bar... His name was Rico, he wore a diamond... But Rico went a bit too far, Tony sailed across the bar and then the punches flew and chairs were smashed in two there was blood and a single gun shot but just who shot who?


50 Ways To Leave Your Lover - PAUL SIMON (LP Still Crazy After All These Years, 1975)
Lyrics: You just slip out the back, Jack make a new plan, Stan you don't need to be coy, Roy Just get yourself free Hop on the bus, Gus you don't need to discuss much just drop off the key, Lee and get yourself free

Games Without Frontiers - PETER GABRIEL (LP Peter Gabriel 3, 1980)
Lyrics: Hans plays with Lotte, Lotte plays with Jane, Jane plays with Willi, Willi is happy again. Suki plays with Leo, Sacha plays with Britt, Adolf builts a bonfire, Enrico plays with it

(I Don't Want To Go To) Chelsea - ELVIS COSTELLO (1978)
Lyrics: Men come screaming, dressed in white coats  shake you very gently by the throat  one's named Gus, one's named Alfie

Love Makes The World Go Round - DEON JACKSON (1966)
Lyrics: That goes for Billy, Sherry, Bobby and Marsha and baby you and I
Bruce Willis covered the song in 1989 replacing the two first names with the names of his daughters.

Spirits In The Night - MANFRED MANN'S EARTH BAND (LP Nightingales & Bombers, 1975)
Lyrics: Wild Bill, Hazy Davy and Killer Joe


A Boy Named Sue - JOHNNY CASH (LP At San Quentin, 1969)
Recorded live at California's San Quentin Prison at a concert on February 24, 1969
Lyrics:  the meanest thing that he (my daddy) ever did was before he left, he went and named me "Sue"... if I ever have a son, I think I'm gonna name him Bill or George! Anything but Sue! I still hate that name!

Listen to my relevant broadcast on Radio Boo from the same day:

Airplay Pt. 1 (20:00-22:00):

The Centurians - Bullwinkle Part II (1963 / OST Pulp Fiction, 1994 / Zed's dead)
The Kingsmen - Louie Louie (1963)
Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack (1961)
The Coasters - Charlie Brown (1958)
Lesley Gore - It's My Party (1963)
The Shangri-Las - Leader Of The Pack (1964)
Twisted Sister - Leader Of The Pack (LP Come Out & Play, 1985)
John Cougar - Jack And Diane (LP American Fool, 1982)
Rod Stewart - Young Turks (LP Tonight I'm Yours, 1981)
Robert Palmer - Johnny & Mary (LP Clues, 1980)
Tina Turner - Johnny and Mary (OST Summer Lovers, 1982)
Looking Glass - Jimmy Loves Mary Anne (LP Subway Serenade, 1973)
Josie Cotton - Jimmy Loves Maryann (LP From The Hip, 1984)
Smokie - I'll Meet You At Midnight (LP Midnight Cafe, 1976)
Paul Anka - It's My Life (LP Rock Swings, 2004)
Vaya Con Dios - Puerto Rico (LP Vaya Con Dios, 1988)
Caterina Valente - Manuel (1978)
Dillinger - Cokane In My Brain (1976)
Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side (LP Transformer, 1972)
Frank Zappa - Bobby Brown (LP Sheik Yerbouti, 1979)
The Beatles with Billy Preston - Get Back (1969)

Johnny Cash - A Boy Named Sue (LP Live At San Quentin, 1969)
1910 Fruitgum Company - Simon Says (1968)
The Beatles - Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (1968)
Steve Miller Band - The Joker (LP The Joker, 1973)
Hot Chocolate - Brother Louie (1973)
The Clash - The Guns Of Brixton (LP London Calling, 1979)
Queen - Another One Bites The Dust (LP The Game, 1980)
Guesh Patti - Etienne (1987)
Eurythmics - Adrian (LP Be Yourself Tonight, 1985)
Laura Branigan - Spanish Eddie (LP Hold Me, 1985)
Phil Collins - Don't Lose My Number (LP No Jacket Required, 1985)
Sheryl Crow - All I Wanna Do (LP Tuesday Night Music Club, 1994)
R.E.M. - What's The Frequency, Kenneth? (LP Monster, 1994)
Paul Simon - You Can Call Me Al (LP Graceland, 1986)
Sister Sledge - Frankie (1985)

Airplay Pt. 2 (22:00-01:00):


Pink Martini - Hey Eugene (LP Hey Eugene! 2007)
Vaya Con Dios - Johnny (LP Vaya Con Dios, 1988)
Scott Walker - Jackie (LP Scott 2, 1967)
Vaya Con Dios - Don't Cry For Louie (LP Vaya Con Dios, 1988)
Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife (1959)
Deon Jackson - Love Makes The World Go 'Round (1966)
Blue Zone U.K. - Jackie (LP Big Thing, 1988)
Chumbawamba - Tubthumping (LP Tubthumper, 1997)
Blondie - Denis (1978)
Patti Smith - Frederick (LP Wave, 1979)
U2 - Mysterious Ways (LP Achtung Baby, 1991)
Hooters - Johnny B (LP One Way Home, 1987)
Skid Row - 18 and Life (LP Skid Row, 1989)
Jimi Hendrix - Hey Joe (1966)
Cat Stevens - Matthew & Son (1966)
Karel Fialka - Hey Matthew (1987)
Suzanne Vega - Luka (LP Solitude Standing, 1987)
The Eagles - New Kid In Town (LP Hotel Califonia, 1976)
Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County (LP Kenny, 1979)


Curtis Mayfield - Freddie's Dead (OST Superfly, 1972)
America - Ventura Highway (LP Homecoming, 1972)
Bertie Higgins - Tokyo Joe (LP Pirates & Poest, 1983)
Paul Simon - 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover (LP Still Craty After All These Years, 1975)
Manfred Mann & The Earth Band - Spirits In The Night (LP Nightingales & Bombers, 1975)
Elton John - Bennie And The Jets (LP Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, 1973)
Jethro Tull - Locomotive Breath (LP Aqualung, 1971)
Billy Joel - Movin' Out (Anthony's Song) (LP The Stranger, 1977)
Peter Tosh - Johnny B. Goode (1983)
Toto - Georgy Porgy (LP Toto, 1978)
Stephen Bishop - On And On (LP Careless, 1976)
Vanessa Paradis - Joe Le Taxi (LP M & J, 1987)
Grace Jones - Victor Should Have Been a Jazz Musician (LP Inside Story, 1986)
Everything But The Girl - Alfie (1986)


Prefab Sprout - Goodbye Lucille #1 (LP Steve McQueen, 1985)
Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (The Best That You Can Do) (OST Arthur, 1981)
Michael Jackson - Ben (LP Ben, 1972)
Elton John - Daniel (LP Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player, 1973)
Cockney Rebel - Sebastian (LP The Human Menagerie, 1973)
Woven Hand - The Speaking Hands (LP Consider The Birds, 2004)
Dido feat. Eminem - Stan (The Marshall Mathers LP, 2000)
DNA feat. Suzanne Vega - Tom's Diner (1990)
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Into The Great Wide Open (LP Into The Great Wide Open, 1991)
Paul Brady - Nobody Knows (LP Trick Or Treat, 1991)
Caterina Valente - Manuel (1978)
The Beatles - Hey Jude (LP Let It Be, 1970)
Paul & Paula - Hey Paula (1962)


Thursday, July 18, 2013


My Radio Boo broadcast on Friday 14/06/2013 (20:00 - 22:00) about several important subjects (Songs about Death & Loss, Protest songs, Mistrial & Injustice in songs and more)

20:00 - 21:00

01. Corey Hart - Sunglasses At Night (LP First Offense, 1983)
02. Real Life - Send Me An Angel (LP Heart Land, 1983)
03. Empire Of The Sun - We Are The People (LP Walking On A Dream, 2009)
04. Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World (LP Songs From The Big Chair, 1985)
05. A Flock Of Seagulls - The More You Live, The More You Love (LP The Story Of A Young Heart, 1984)
06. VNV Nation - Beloved (LP Futureperfect, 2002)
07. Evanescence - My Immortal (LP Fallen, 2003)
08. Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years (LP Living Years, 1988)
09. Genesis - No Son Of Mine (LP We Can't Dance, 1991)
10. Harry Chapin - Cat's In The Cradle (LP Verities & Balderdash, 1974)
11.  Jethro Tull - Too Old To Rock 'n' Roll: Too Young To Die (LP Too Old To Rock 'n' Roll: Too Young To Die, 1976)
12. Neil Young - My My, Hey Hey (LP Rust Never Sleeps, 1979)
13. Slade - My Oh My (LP The Amazing Kamikaze Syndrome, 1983)
14. Wings - Mull Of Kintyre (1977)

21:00 - 22-00

01. Simple Minds - Belfast Child (LP Street Fighting Years, 1989)
02. The Chieftains - Mna Na H E'ireann (Women Of Ireland) (OST Barry Lyndon, 1975)
03. Natalie Merchant - Which Side Are You On? (LP The House Carpenter's Daughter, 2003)
04. Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young - Ohio (LP 4 Way Street, 1970)
05. Ennio Morricone & Joan Baez - Here's To You (LP Sacco e Vanzetti, 1971)
06. Bob Dylan - Hurricane (1975 / LP Desire, 1976)
07. Boney M - El Lute (1979, refers to Eleuterio Sanchez)
08. ABBA - Fernando (1975)
09. Brotherhood of Man - Angelo (LP Images, 1977)
10. Gavin Friday - Angel (OST Romeo & Juliet, 1996)
11. Babble - Beautiful (LP The Stone, 1993)
12. Mandalay - Beautiful (LP Empathy, 1998)
13. Double - Rangoon Moon (LP Blue, 1985)

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Saturday, June 8, 2013


My Radio Boo broadcast on Friday 07/06/2013 (20:00 - 22:00), about songs by international artists with various Religion related terms of Hellenic (Greek) origin.

20:00 - 22:00

01.  Alan Parsons Project - Genesis Ch.1, V.32 (LP I Robot, 1977)

02.  The Pretenders - Hymn To Her (LP Get Close, 1986)
Lyrics: from the womb to the tomb

03.  Beck - Sexx Laws (LP Midnight Vultures, 1999)
Lyrics: midnight snacks in the mausoleum where the pixelated doctors moan

04.  Red Hot Chili Peppers - Otherside (LP Californication, 1999)
Lyrics: A cemetery where I marry the sea

05.  James - Born of Frustration (LP Seven, 1992)
Lyrics: all an illusion, only in my head you don't exist. Who are you foolin'? Don't need a shrink or an exorcist

06.  Simple Minds - Kick It In (LP Street Fighting Years, 1989)
Lyrics: don’t let the demons in

07.  Klaus Nomi - Total Eclipse (LP Encore, 1983)
Lyrics: Big shots argue about what they've got making the planet so hot, hot as a holocaust.

08.  Billy Joel - Only The Good Die Young (LP The Stranger, 1977)
Lyrics: come out Virginia, don't let 'em wait, you Catholic girls start much too late

09.  Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The U.K. (LP Never Mind The Bollocks, 1977)
Lyrics: I am an anti-Christ, I am an anarchist

10.  Eurythmics - Missionary Man (LP Revenge, 1986)
Lyrics: black eyed looks from these Bible looks... he's got the saints and apostles backin' up from behind

11.  Marc Cohn - Walking In Memphis (LP Marc Cohn, 1991)
Lyrics: she (Muriel) said "Tell me are you a Christian child?" and I said "Ma'am I am tonight" 

12.  Dr. John - Litanie Des Saints (LP Goin' Back To Noew Orleans, 1992)

13.  Bob Marley - Exodus (LP Exodus, 1977)

14.  Depeche Mode - Blasphemous Rumours (LP Some Great Reward, 1984)
Lyrics: I don't want to start any blasphemous rumours but I think that God's got a sick sense of humor and when I die I expect to find Him laughing

21:00 - 22:00

01. Pet Shop Boys - You Only Tell Me You Love Me When You/re Drunk (LP Nightlife, 1999)
Lyrics: You're a devil, now an angel suddenly subtle and solemn and silent as a monk

02. Prefab Sprout - The Fifth Horseman (LP Andromeda Heights, 1997)
Lyrics: The Bible mentions four, I tell you there's one more... Love is the Fifth Horseman of the Apocalypse

03. Enigma - Mea Culpa (LP MCMXC a.D., 1990)
Kyrie eleison
Christe eleison
(Lord have mercy
Christ have mercy)

04. Dead Can Dance - Dawn Of The Iconoclast (LP Within The Realm Of A Dying Sun, 1987)

05. Scott Walker - The Seventh Seal (LP Scott 4, 1969)
Lyrics: This morning I played chess with Death said the knight. We played that he might grant me time. My bishop and my knight will shatter his flanks

06.  Chris De Burgh - Crusader (I The Fall Of Jerusalem) (LP Crusader, 1979)
Lyrics: "What do I do next?" said the bishop to the priest, "I have spent my whole life waiting, preparing for the feast, and now you say Jerusalem has fallen and is lost, The king of heathen Saracen has seized the holy cross;"... All Christian men must be as one and gather for the fight

07.  King Crimson - Epitaph (LP In The Court Of The Crimson King, 1969)
Lyrics: confusion will be my Epitaph

08.  Donovan - Universal Soldier (LP Catch The Wind, 1965)
Lyrics: He's a Catholic, a Hindu, an Atheist, a Jain, a Buddhist and a Baptist and a Jew.

09. Simon & Garfunkel - Sound Of Silence (1964 / OST The Graduate, 1967)
Lyrics: And the signs said, 'The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls αnd tenement halls"

10. Jean Jacques Lafon - Le Geant De Papier (LP Le Geant De Papier, 1985)
Lyrics: Demandez-moi de combattre le diable, D´aller défier les dragons du néant De vous construire des tours, des cathédrales Sur des sables mouvants (Ask me to fight the devil, to go and brave the dragons of nothingness, to build towers & cathedrals for you on shifting sands)

11. Steely Dan - Deacon Blues (LP Aja, 1977)

12.  Lloyd Cole & The Commotions - Are You Ready To Be Heartbroken? (LP Rattlesnakes, 1984)
Lyrics: Looking like a born again living like a heretic. Listening to Arthur Lee records making all your friends feel so guilty

13.  Del Amitri - Nothing Ever Happens (LP Waking Hours, 1989)
Lyrics: They'll burn down the synagogues at six o'clock

14. T'Pau - China In Your Hand (LP Bridge Of Spies, 1987)
Lyrics: now life will return in this electric storm, a prophecy for a fantasy, the curse of a vivid mind

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013


My Radio Boo broadcast on Tuesday 16/05/2013 (18:00 - 20:00), about songs by international artists with various Medicine related terms of Hellenic (Greek) origin.

18:00 - 19:00

01. Dr. John - Right Place, Wrong Time (LP In The Right Place, 1973)
Lyrics: Just need a little brain salad surgery

02. Frank Zappa - Bobby Brown (LP Sheik Yerbouti, 1979)
Lyrics:  Thanks to Freddie, I'm a sexual spastic

03. Black Eyed Peas feat Justin - Where Is The Love (LP Elephunk, 2003)
Lyrics: Only attracted to things that'll bring you trauma

04. 50 Cent feat. Justin Timberlake - Ayo Technology (LP Curtis, 2007)
Lyrics: Like a nympho, the info, I show you where to meet her

05. Eminem - Cleanin' Out My Closet (LP The Eminem Show, 2002)
Lyrics:  Goin' through public housing systems, victim of Munchhausen's syndrome

06. Black Eyed Peas - Let's Get It Started (LP Elephunk, 2004)
Lyrics: Bob your head like epilepsy

07. Beck - Sexx Laws (LP Midnight Vultures, 1999)
Lyrics: Wearing hepatitis contact lens

08. David Bowie - Time Will Crawl (LP Never Let Me Down, 1987)
Lyrics: I got a bad migraine

09. Def Leppard - Rock Of Ages (LP Pyromania, 1983)
Lyrics:  No fire brigade, just Pyromania

10. Rory Gallagher - Do You Read Me (LP Calling Card, 1976)
Lyrics: I can't diagnose that look in your eyes

11. Bon Jovi - Bad Medicine (LP New Jersey, 1988)
Lyrics: and I got all the symptoms... I don't need no anesthesia...

12. Loverboy - Hot Girls In Love (LP Keep It Up, 1983)
Lyrics:  it's the same as her anatomy

13. Rammstein - Engel (LP Sehnsucht, 1997)
Lyrics:  Wir haben Angst und sind allein

14. Puressence - Analgesic Love Song (LP (LP Planet Helpless, 2002)

19:00 - 20:00

01. Bobby Gaylor - Suicide (LP Fuzzatonic Scream, 2000)
Lyrics: Adios, acne!

02. Everlast - What It's Like (LP Whitey Ford Sings the Blues, 1998)
Lyrics: then she heads for the clinic

03. Alanis Morissette - Thank U (LP Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie, 1998)
Lyrics: How 'bout getting off these antibiotics

04. Simon & Garfunkel - Sound Of Silence (OST The Graduate, 1967)
Lyrics: silence like a cancer grows

05. Paul Simon - Allergies (LP Hearts And Bones, 1983)
Lyrics:  my heart is allergic...  I go to a famous physician

06. Donovan - Atlantis (1968)
Lyrics:  On board were the Twelve: The poet, the physician, the farmer, the scientist, The magician and the other so-called Gods of our legends

07. Deacon Blue - I'll Never Fall In Love Again (1990)
Lyrics: What do you get when you kiss a girl? You get enough germs to catch pneumonia, after you do, she'll never phone ya'

08. U2 - One (LP Achtung Baby, 1991)
Lyrics: Have you come here to play Jesus to the lepers in your head

09. John Lennon - Gimme Some Truth (LP Imagine, 1971)
Lyrics: I've had enough of reading things by neurotic, psychotic, pig-headed politicians... I've had enough of watching scenes of schizophrenic, ego-centric, paranoiac, prima-donnas

10. Stone Sour - Through Glass (LP Come What(ever) May, 2006)
Lyrics: An epidemic of the mannequins contaminating everything

11. Manic Street Preachers - Motorcycle Emptiness (1991 / LP Generation Terrorists, 1992)
Lyrics: Living life like a comatose
Also of Hellenic origin: organise, neon, cycle, orthodox, symbolic, political, ego

12. Peter Tosh - Bush Doctor (LP Bush Doctor, 1978)
Lyrics: I'm say it cure glaucoma...  Only cure for asthma

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Monday, May 20, 2013


My Radio Boo broadcast on Tuesday 25/04/2013 (18:00 - 20:00), about Hellenic (Greek) artists from the 70s & 80s and some of their hit songs sung -mostly- in English

18:00 - 19:00

01. Mihalis Rakintzis feat. Ian Gillan - Get Away (LP Etsi M' Aresi, 1992)
02. Sofia Arvaniti feat. Bonnie Tyler - Petheno Stin Erimia / Desert Is In Your Heart (LP Parafora, 1992)
03. Mando & Sertab Erener - Fos (Ask) (LP Se Alli Diastasi, 2000)
04. Vicky Leandros - Apres Toi (Eurovision Song Contest Winner 1972)
05. Nana Mouskouri - Only Love (Theme from The Mistrals Daughter) (1985)
06. Bent feat. Nana Mouskouri - K.I.S.S.E.S. (EP Music For Barbecues, 2000)
07. Demis Roussos - Forever And Ever (1973  / EP The Roussos Phenomenon, 1976)
08. Demis Roussos - From Souvenirs To Souvenirs (LP Souvenirs, 1975)
09. Demis Roussos - Gypsy Lady (LP Demis, 1982)
10. Costas Charitodiplomenos - Give Me Your Love (LP Itchika, 1983)
11. Sharp Ties - Safari Boys (LP Safari Boys, 1982)
12. Nick Carr - Jane (1984 / LP Nick Carr, 1985)
13. Mousikes Taksiarhies feat. Mandy - Yaya Patini (Motorcycle Granny) (LP An I Yaya Mou Ehe Rouleman, 1984)
14. Mandy - Fill Me Up (1985)

19:00 - 20:00

01. Marianna - Talk About Love (1985)
02. Sunday Club - Don't Say It (LP For Sale, 1984)
03. Alex C - Fire (1987)
04. Bang - Holding My Heart (1989)
05. Bang - You're The One (1988 / LP Clockwise, 1990)
06. Big Alice - I Miss You (LP Big Alice, 1983)
07. Scraptown - Viva Sahara (1984)
08. Dreamer & The Full Moon - Sandrina (LP Sandrina, 1984)
09. Palmer - Computer Guy (1986 / OST Klassiki Periptosi Vlavis, 1987)
10. Next Of Kin - Night Rider (1985)
11. Socrates - Baby, I'm Leaving (LP Plaza, 1983)
12. Taxi - Take It Or Leave It (1980)
13. Dreamer & The Full Moon - Dreaming In The Night (LP Never Give It Up, 1986)
14. Sharp Ties - Get That Beat (LP Get That Beat, 1981)
15. Costas Charitodiplomenos - Loving You Is A Miracle (LP Itchika, 1983)
16. Sharp Ties - By The By (LP Sharp Ties 3, 1986)
17. Big Alice - Amazing Mr. Be (LP Big Alice, 1983)