Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Accordeon in songs


My Radio Boo broadcast (Wednesday 28 October 2015)   

This is my Radio Boo broadcast with the most popular, successful & favorite pop & rock songs in Hellas, featuring accordeon play...

Listen to the broadcast

http://yourlisten.com/lefteris.lalos.7/my-radio-boo-broadcast-wednesday-28-october-2015


22:00 - 23:00

01. Sara - YASUHIRO KOBAYASHI (single1994)
Famous in Hellas due to a ''Beauty Shop'' TV commercial.

02. O Pastor MADREDEUS (LP Existir1990)
Famous & very popular in Hellas due to a ''Grant's whisky'' TV commercial.
Lyrics

03. Lambada - KAOMA (LP World Beat1989)
DE # 1, FR # 1, IT # 1, CH # 1, AT # 1, NL # 1, BE # 1, SE # 1, NO # 1, UK # 4, AU # 5, NZ # 10, US # 46, EUROPEAN # 1
Original version by Bolivian band Los Kjarkas as ''Llorando Se Fue''(1981)
Kaoma's version is based on the version of Brazilian singer Marcia Ferreira as ''Chorando Se Foi'' (1986)
The song was sampled on Jennifer Lopez' ''On The Floor'' (2011, feat. Pitbull)
Lyrics

04. Avec Toi - ZOE TIGANOURIA feat. IN-GRID (LP Zoe's Code2011)
Hellenic musician from Samothraki.
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Lyrics

05Stereo Love - EDWARD MAYA feat. Vika Jigulina (single2009)
FR # 1, ES # 1, SE # 1, NO # 1, FI # 1, IE # 1, UK # 4, US # 16, CH # 2, AT # 2, DE # 4, IT # 4, BE # 2, NL # 7, DK # 2. EUROPEAN # 3
The song samples the 1989 song ''Bayatilar'' of Azerbaijani singer Brilliant Dadashova.
Lyrics

06. Fotonovela (Chapter 1) - IVAN (single1984 / LP Baila, 1985)
FR # 3, CH # 4, DE # 9, BE # 28, NL # 47
Lyrics

07. Nothing Ever Goes The Way You Plan / Queen Of The Rapping Scene - MODERN ROMANCE (LP Adventures In Clubland1981)
UK # 37
Song includes rap duet featuring Geoffrey Deane & Bev Sage, also featuring trumpet player John De Prez on accordeon.
Lyrics

08. Sous Le Soleil De Bodega - LES NEGRESSES VERTES (LP Famille Nombreuse1991)
FR # 28
Lyrics

09. Shaddap You Face - JOE DOLCE MUSIC THEATRE (single1980 / LP Shaddap You Face1981)
UK # 1, DE # 1, CH # 1, AT # 1, BE # 1, AU # 1, NZ # 1, CA # 2, NO # 2, NL # 4, SE # 5, US # 53
EUROPEAN # 1 (for 5 weeks)
Lyrics

10. Oh Julie - SHAKIN STEVENS (single1981 / LP Give Me Your Heart Tonight, 1982)
UK # 1, CH # 1, AT # 1, SE # 1, NO # 1, DE # 2, BE # 3, NL # 6, NZ # 5
Barry Manilow covered the song in 1982 (US # 38)
Lyrics

11. Road To Nowhere - TALKING HEADS (LP Little Creatures1985)
UK # 6, DE # 6, AT # 9, BE # 9, NL # 10, CH # 15, NZ # 5
Lyrics

12. This Is The Day - THE THE (LP Soul Mining1983)
UK # 71
Lyrics

13. Constant Craving - k.d. lang (LP Ingenue1992)
UK # 15, US # 38, AU # 38, DE # 61
Lyrics

14. Sangue De Beirona - CESARIA EVORA (LP Cabo Verde1997)
Lyrics

15Santa Maria (Del Buen Ayre) - GOTAN PROJECT (LP La Revanche Del Tango, 2000)
Lyrics


23:00 - 00:00

16. The Rain Comes Again - LOOPA SCAVA meets CAYETANO (LP Up & Down2008)
Ilias Mimilidis & Yorgos Bratanis

17. Sandrina - DREAMER & THE FULL MOON (LP Sandrina1984)
Hellenic band led by late Manos Xydous (Pyx Lax). D&TFM scored 2 more hits with Mosquito Night (1984) & Dreaming In The Night (1986)
Lyrics

18. Susanna - THE ART COMPANY (LP Get It Out Of Your Head1984)
AT # 2, NO # 3, SE # 4, CH # 6, UK # 12, FR # 25
Dutch version ''Suzanne'' (as V.O.F. De Kunst): NL # 1, BE # 13
Lyrics

19. Sunshine Reggae - LAID BACK (LP ...Keep Smiling1983)
DE # 1, AT # 1, NL # 4, BE # 4, CH # 9
Lyrics

20. Some Folks (Come Bring Your Love To Me) - STREET BOYS (single1980 /  LP Some Fols, 1981)
AT # 4
Lyrics

21. I Don't Wanna Lose You - ELEPHANT (LP Elephant1983)
German band from Hamburg.

22. Boat On The River - STYX (LP Cornerstone1979)
CH # 1, AT # 2, DE # 5, NL # 29
Lyrics

23. N'oubliez Jamais (Never Forget)- JOE COCKER (LP Across From Midnight1997)
BE # 7, FR # 10, AT # 11, DE # 61, NL # 72
Lyrics

24. La Valse D'Amelie - YANN TIERSEN (OST Amelie2001)

25. I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango) - GRACE JONES (LP Nightclubbing1981)
BE # 1, NL # 4, CH # 9, DE # 16,SE # 20
Based on Astor Piazzola's 1974 tango composition.
Lyrics

26. La Foule - EDITH PIAF (single1958)
Cover version of ''Que Nadie Sepa Mi Sufrir'' by Alfredo De Angelis (1953)
The song became a huge hit for Paco as ''Amor De Mis Amores'' (1988)
Lyrics

27. Uomini Addosso - MILVA (LP Uomini Addosso1993)
Lyrics

28. A Paris YVES MONTAND (LP Chante Paris1953)
Original version by Francis Lemarque (1949)
Lyrics

29. C'est La Vie - EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER (LP Works Vol. 1 1977)
Lyrics

30The Way Old Friends Do - ABBA (LP Super Trouper1980)
Lyrics



Other relevant songs NOT included in the broadcast:

Come On Eileen - DEXY'S MIDNIGHT RUNNERS (LP Too Rye-Ay1982)
I Don't Want To Know - VAYA CON DIOS (LP Night Owls1990)
In Tamgo - IN-GRID (LP Rendez Vous2003)
Istanbul (Not Constantinople) - THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS (LP Flood1990)
Jane - NICK CARR (LP Nick Carr1985)
Jolie Louise - DANIEL LANOIS (LP Acadie1989)
Kokomo - THE BEACH BOYS (OST Cocktal1988)
La Bamba - LOS LOBOS (OST La Bamba1987)
La Tortura - SHAKIRA feat. ALEJANDRO SANZ (LP Fijacion Oral Vol. 12005)
Lies - BROKEN RECORDS (single2008)
Miracle - JON BON JOVI (LP Blaze Of Glory1990)
Nothing Ever Happens -  DEL AMITRI (LP Waking Hours1989)
Paper In Fire / Cherry Bomb -- JOHN COUGAR MELLENCAMP (LP The Lonesome Jubilee1987)
Peek-A-Boo - SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES (LP Peepshow1988)
Sandy (4th Of July,Asbury Park - BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN (single1975 / LP The Wild, The Innocent & The E-Street Shuffle1973)
The Boy In The Bubble - PAUL SIMON (LP Graceland1986)
Tu Es Foutu - IN-GRID (LP Rendez Vous2003)
When Justice Came - THE BLACK VELVET BAND (LP When Justice Came1989)
Where Do You Go To My Lovely - PETER SARSTEDT (single, 1969)


Wednesday, October 21, 2015

My Radio Boo broadcast (Wednesday 21 October 2015)


My Radio Boo broadcast featuring The Sound Of Rain in songs.

Listen to the broadcast!

http://yourlisten.com/lefteris.lalos.7/my-radio-boo-broadcast-wednesday-21-october-2015


22:00 - 23:00

01. La Femme D'Argent (The Silver Woman) - AIR (LP Moon Safari1998)
This instrumental samples Edwin Starr's ''Runnin'' (OST Help Up In Harlem1974)
Instrumental

02We're So Happy - THE DANSE SOCIETY (LP The Dance Society1983)
Lyrics

03. Das Omen -Teil 1 MYSTERIOUS ART (LP Omen - The Story1989)
DE # 1, CH # 2, AT # 2
Lyrics

04. It's Raining Men - THE WEATHER GIRLS (single1982)
UK # 2, NO # 8, IE # 5, DE # 43, NL # 46, US # 46,  NZ # 13
Geri Halliwell covered the song for the OST of ''Bridget Jones's Diary'' (2001)
Lyrics

05. The Rain - ORAN 'JUICE' JONES (LP Juice1986)
US # 9, UK # 4, DE # 3, BE # 6. NL # 10, CH # 12, AT # 16, NZ # 22
Lyrics

06. Cry Me A River - JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE (LP Justified2002)
US # 3, UK # 2, AU # 2, BE # 5, NL # 6, FR # 6, NO # 10, DK # 11, DE # 13
Lyrics

07. Stan - EMINEM feat. DIDO (The Marshall Mathers LP2000)
UK # 1, DE # 1, IT # 1, AT # 1, CH # 1, IE # 1, FI # 1, DK # 1, AU # 1, BE # 2, NL # 3, ES # 3, SE # 3, FR # 4, NZ # 14, US # 51
Lyrics

08. Jeanny - FALCO (LP Falco 31985)
DE # 1, AT # 1, CH # 1, NL # 1, NO # 1, BE # 2, SE # 7, FR # 25
Falco also released a follow up song ''Coming Home (Jeanny Part 2, Ein Jahr Danach)'' (1986)
Lyrics

09. Rain - MADONNA (LP Erotica1992)
UK # 7, US # 14, AU # 5, NZ # 20, CH # 11, SE # 16, DE # 26, AT # 24, BE # 25, NL # 38
Lyrics

10. Crying In The Rain - a-ha (LP East Of The Sun West Of The Moon1990)
NO # 1, UK # 13, DE # 6, NL # 10, BE # 12
A cover of The Everly Brothers song ''Crying In The Rain'' (1962)
Lyrics

11. Riders On The Storm - THE DOORS (LP LA Woman1971)
US # 14, UK # 22, NL # 7, DE # 28
Annabel Lamb covered the song in 1983 (UK # 27, 1983)
Snoop Dogg sampled the song for the 2004 game Need For Speed: Underground 2
Lyrics

12. Walking In The Rain - THE WALKER BROTHERS (single1967)
A cover version of the 1964 song ''Walking In The Rain'' by The Ronnetes
Lyrics


23:00 - 00:00

13Rhythm Of The Rain - THE CASCADES (LP Rhythm Of The Rain1963)
US # 3, UK # 5
Lyrics

14. Raindrops - DEE CLARK (LP Hold On... It's Dee Clark1961)
US # 2
Lyrics

15. Singin' In The Rain - GENE KELLY (OST Singin' In The Rain1952)
Lyrics

16. Summer Rain - JOHNNY RIVERS (LP Realization1968)
US # 14
Lyrics

17. Walkin' In The Rain With The One I Love - LOVE UNLIMITED (LP Love Unlimited1972)
US # 14, UK # 14
Lyrics

18. In The Rain - THE DRAMATICS (LP Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get1971)
US # 5
Lyrics

19. Patrick, Mon Cheri - KIKI & PEARLY (single1976)
NL # 8, BE # 12
Kiki Van Oostindie & Art Sullivan
cover version of Sheila topped the French charts later in 1976.
Lyrics

20. Endless Tales -THE POLAR DREAM (LP Follow Me To The Forest2010)
Instrumental

21. Storms In Africa (Part II) - ENYA (single1988)
Lyrics

22. Kingdom Of Rain - THE THE feat. SINEAD O'CONNOR (LP Mind Bomb1989)
Lyrics

23. Love, Reign O'er Me (Pete's Theme) THE WHO (LP Quadrophenia1973)
Lyrics

24. November Rain - GUNS N' ROSES (LP Use YourIllusion I1991)
Lyrics

25. Black Sabbath BLACK SABBATH (LP Black Sabbath1970)
Lyrics


Songs not included in the broadcast:
Rainy Day In June - THE KINKS (LP Face To Face1966)
The Same Deep Water As You - THE CURE (LP Disintegration1989)
Walking In The Rain - GRACE JONES (LP Nightclubbing1981)
Well I Wonder THE SMITHS (LP Meat Is Murder1985)


Wednesday, October 14, 2015

My Radio Boo broadcast (Wednesday 14 October 2015)


My Radio Boo broadcast with succesful, popular but above all favorite Soul Songs released between 1970-1975, mostly Philly sound & Motown recordings.

You can listen to the broadcast here

http://yourlisten.com/lefteris.lalos.7/my-radio-boo-broadcast-wednesday-14-october-2015


22:00 - 23:00

01. Across The 110th Street - BOBBY WOMACK & PEACE (OST Across 110th Street1972)
US # 56
The song was also included in the OST of the Quentin Tarantino film Jackie Brown (1997)
Lyrics

02. Love's Theme - LOVE UNLIMITED (LP In Heat1974)
The vocal version of the famous Love Unlimited Orchestra instrumental  (US # 1 in 1973).
Lyrics

03. When Will I See You Again - THE THREE DEGREES (LP The Three Degrees1973)
UK # 1, US # 2, BE # 2, NL # 3, DE # 27
Their biggest hit in Hellas is ''Woman In Love'' (1978)
Lyrics

04. My Mistake (Was To Love You) - DIANA & MARVIN (LP Diana & Marvin1973)
One of the most popular songs & music duets in Hellas.
Lyrics

05. Let's Stay Together - AL GREEN (single1971 / LP Let's Stay Together, 1972)
US # 1, UK # 7
Lyrics

06. I'll Be Around -THE SPINNERS (single1972 / LP Spinners1973)
US # 3
The song was sampled by Banderas in their song ''Too Good'' (1991)
Lyrics

07. Back Stabbers - THE O'JAYS (LP Back Stabbers1972)
US # 3, UK # 14, NL # 8
The song was sampled in Angie Stone's ''Wish I Didn't Miss You'' (2001)
Lyrics

08. Too Late To Turn Back Now - CORNELIUS BROTHERS & SISTER ROSE (LP Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose1972)
US # 2
Lyrics

09Where Is The Love - ROBERTA FLACK & DONNY HATHAWAY (LP Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway1972)
US # 5
The song was a hit for Will Downing & Mica Paris in 1989.
Lyrics

10. Until You Come Back To Me - ARETHA FRANKLIN (single1973 / LP Let Me In Your Life, 1974)
US # 3, UK # 26
The song is a cover version of Stevie Wonder's ''Until You...'' (1967) who recorded it first but released it in his 1977 album Looking Back.
Lyrics

11. Never Can Say Goodbye - THE JACKSON 5 (LP Maybe Tomorrow1971)
The song was intented for The Supremes. It was succesfully covered by Gloria Gaynor in 1974 (US # 9, UK # 2) and also by The Communards in 1987 (UK # 4)
Lyrics

12. Show & Tell - AL WILSON (LP Show & Tell1973)
US # 1
Al scored one of the biggest soul hits in Hellas ever with his Aesop inspired song ''The Snake'' (1968)
Lyrics

13. Midnight Train To Georgia - GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS (LP Imagination1973)
US # 1, UK # 10 (1976), NL # 27
The song is a cover of Jim Weatherly's ''Midnight Plane To Houston'' (1972)
Lyrics, About the song in wikipedia,

14. Everybody Plays The Fool - THE MAIN INGREDIENT (LP Bitter Sweet1972)
US # 3
The song was covered by Aaron Neville in 1991.
Lyrics

15. Les Fleur MINNIE RIPERTON (LP Come To My Garden1971)
The song became a minor hit in Hellas in its 2006 re-mix cover version titled ''Fragment Seven (Les Fleurs)'' by Kenneth Bager feat. Julee Cruise on spoken vocals. Minnie scored a US # 1 hit with her all time classic ''Lovin You'' (1975)
Lyrics

16. Be Thankful For What You Got - WILLIAM DeVAUGHN (LP Be Thankful For What You Got1974)
US # 4, UK # 31
The song was covered by Massive Attack on their debut album (1991)
Lyrics

17. The World Is A Ghetto - WAR (LP The World Is A Ghetto1972)
US # 7
Lyrics


23:00 00:00

18. Papa Was A Rolling Stone - THE TEMPTATIONS (LP All Directions1972)
US # 1, UK # 14
cover version of  the song by The Undisputed Truth (1972)

19. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) - MARVIN GAYE (LP What's Going On1971)
US # 9
Lyrics

20. Supernatural Thing (Part 1) - BEN E. KING (LP Supernatural1975)
US # 5, DE # 49
The song was sampled in a minor radio hit in Hellas, the Botany 5 song ''Only One In Your Love'' (1991)
Lyrics

21The Payback (Part 1) - JAMES BROWN (LP Payback1973)
US # 26
The song was sampled by En Vogue in their song ''My Lovin''' (1992)
Lyrics

22. The Revolution Will Not Be Televised - GIL SCOTT-HERON (LP Pieces Of A Man1971)
Gil had one more popular song, ''The Bottle'' a collaboration with Brian Jackson (1976)
Lyrics

23. Give Me Your Love - CURTIS MAYFIELD (OST Super Fly1972)
Lambchop's cover version (1998) recieved respectable air-play in Hellenic radio stations.
Lyrics

24. Who Is He & What Is He To You - BILL WITHERS (LP Still Bill1972 / OST Jackie Brown1997)
Lyrics

25. Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get - THE DRAMATICS (LP Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get1971)
US # 9. From Detroit.
Their debut album also includes their biggest hit ''In The Rain'' (US # 5), The song was covered by Hall & Oates in 2004 with vocals by John Oates.
Lyrics

26. I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little Bit More - BARRY WHITE (LP I'Ve Got So Much Love To Give1973)
US # 3, UK # 23, CA # 10, AU # 26, NL # 14
Lyrics

27. Whole Lotta Love - TINA TURNER (single1975 / LP Acid Queen, 1975)
The song was a cover of Led Zeppelin's ''Whole Lotta Love'' (1969), a song based on ''You Need Lovin'' by The Small Faces (1966) a song which also plagiarized a Willie Dixon composition, written for Muddy Waters, ''You Need Love'' (1962)
Lyrics

28. Me & Mrs. Jones - BILLY PAUL (LP 360 Degrees Of Billy Paul1972)
US # 1, UK # 12, NL # 10, BE # 15
Lyrics

29. Gonna Make You An Offer You Can't Refuse - JIMMY HELMS (single1973)
UK # 8, NL # 17
Jimmy had a local hit in Hellas as the vocalist in Topper Headon's song ''I'll Give You Everything'' (1986) and a major hit with ''I've Been Thinking About You'' (1990) as the lead singer of Londonbeat
Lyrics

30. Ike's Rap II ISAAC HAYES (LP Black Moses1971)
The song was sampled in Portishead's hit song ''Glory Box'' (1994)
Lyrics

31. Why Can't We Live Together - TIMMY THOMAS (LP Why Can't We Live Together1972)
US # 3, UK # 12, BE # 20, NL # 24, DE # 28
The song was covered by Sade on their debut album in 1984.
Lyrics

32. You Make Me Feel Brand New - THE STYLISTICS (LP Rockin' Roll Baby1973)
US # 2, UK # 2, NL # 11, BE # 29
Covered -amomg others- by Simply Red in 2002.
Lyrics



Other relevant succesful or popular soul songs NOT included in the broadcast

Ain't No Mountain High Enough - DIANA ROSS (1970)
Ain't No Sunshine - BILL WITHERS (1971)
Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) - THE STYLISTICS (1975)
Could It Be I'm Falling In Love - THE SPINNERS (1973)
Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me - GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS (1974)
Don't Leave Me This Way - HAROLD MELVIN & THE BLUE NOTES (1975)
Don't Play That Song - ARETHA FRANKLIN with THE DIXIE FLYERS (1970)
Emma HOT CHOCOLATE (1974)
Family Affair - SLY & THE FAMILY STONE (1971)
Get Up (I Feel Like Being a ) Sex Machine - JAMES BROWN (1970)
Have You Seen Her - THE CHI-LITES (1971)
Hercules - AARON NEVILLE (1973)
How Can You Mend A Broken Heart - AL GREEN (1971)
I Gotcha - JOE TEX (1972)
I'll Be There - THE JACKSON 5 (1970)
If You Don't Know Me By Now - HAROLD MELVIN & THE BLUE NOTES (1972)
If You Hold My Hand - DONNA HIGHTOWER (1973)
It's A Shame - THE SPINNERS (1970)
Just My Imagination (Running...) - THE TEMPTATIONS (1971)
Killing Me Softly With His Song - ROBERTA FLACK (1973)
Kung Fu Fighting - CARL DOUGLAS (1974)
Lean On Me - BILL WITHERS (1972)
Living For The City - STEVIE WONDER (1973)
Move On Up - CURTIS MAYFIELD (1971)
Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up - BARRY WHITE (1973)
Oh Girl - THE CHI-LITES (1972)
One Day In Your Life - MICHAEL JACKSON (1975)
Pillow Talk - SYLVIA (1973)
Rock Your Baby - GEORGE McCRAE (1974)
Smiling Faces Sometimes - THE UNDISPUTED TRUTH (1971)
Superstition - STEVIE WONDER (1972)
Tell Me Something Good - RUFUS & CHAKA KHAN (1974)
That Lady (Part 1) - THE ISLEY BROTHERS (1973)
The Boss - JAMES BROWN (1973)
The Hustle - VAN McCOY & THE SOUL CITY SYMPHONY (1975)
Theme From Mahogany - DIANA ROSS (1975)
Thin Line Between Love & Hate - THE PERSUADERS (1971)
Touch Me In The Morning - DIANA ROSS (1973)
Walkin' In The Rain With The One I Love - LOVE UNLIMITED (1972)
War - EDWIN STARR (1970)
You Are Everything - DIANA & MARVIN (1973)
You Sexy Thing - HOT CHOCOLATE (1975)