Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Songs released in 2006


My Radio Boo broadcast (Wednesday 27 January 2016)

Songs released in 2006.

My broadcast with some of the most popular rock / soul / alternative oriented songs in Hellas (mostly in radio stations), released in 2006


Listen to the broadcast here:

http://yourlisten.com/lefteris.lalos.7/my-radio-boo-broadcast-wednesday-27-january-2016



22:00 - 23:00


01Welcome To The Black Parade - MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE (LP The Black Parade2006)
UK # 1, US # 9, NZ # 2, AU # 14, FI # 7, IE # 12, NO # 15, SE # 26, IT # 28, DE # 58, CH # 64, NL # 92
Band from New Jersey, US
Lyrics

02When You Were Young - THE KILLERS (LP Sam's Town2006)
UK # 2, US # 14, AU # 10, NZ # 10, NO # 20, IT # 40, BE # 43, DE # 44, SE # 45, CH # 56, NL # 71
Band from Las Vegas, Nevada.
Lyrics

03. The Diary Of Jane - BREAKING BENJAMIN (LP Phobia2006)
US # 50
Band from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, US
Lyrics

04. U + Ur Hand - P!NK (LP I'm Not Dead2006)
US # 9, UK # 10, AT # 3, DE # 4, CH # 5, SE # 5, AU # 5, NZ # 10, FR # 11, FI # 14, IT # 20, BE # 20, NL # 37, EUROPEAN # 8
Lyrics

05. No Tomorrow - ORSON (LP Bright Idea2006)
UK # 1, FR # 17, AT # 21, CH # 24, NZ # 40, DE # 65, NL # 100
Band from Hollywood, California
Lyrics

06. Bang Bang You're Dead - DIRTY PRETTY THINGS (LP Waterloo To Anywhere2006)
UK # 5, IE # 44
Band from London.
Lyrics

07Monster - THE AUTOMATIC (LP Not Accepted Anywhere2006)
UK # 4, NL # 83
Band from Wales.
Lyrics

08. Meds - PLACEBO feat. ALISON "VV" MOSSHART of THE KILLS (LP Meds2006)
UK # 35
Lyrics

09. The Saints Are Coming - U2 & GREEN DAY (LP U2 18 Singles2006)
UK # 2, ES # 1, IT # 1, NL # 1, CH # 1, DK # 1, NO # 1, BE # 2, AT # 3, SE # 4, DE # 6, FI # 8, FR # 44
Cover version of "The Saints Are Coming" (UK # 48, 1978) by the Skids, former band of Big Country singer/guitarist Stuart Adamson.
Lyrics

10. You Have Killed Me - MORRISSEY (LP Ringleader Of The Tormentors2006)
UK # 3, CA # 3, DK # 3, FI # 5, SE # 8, IE # 9, IT # 25, NL # 58, DE # 65, FR # 69
Lyrics

11.  You & I - GRAHAM COXON (LP Love Travels At Illegal Speeds2006)
UK # 39
English musician.
Lyrics

12. I'm With Stupid - PET SHOP BOYS (LP Fundamental2006)
UK # 8, DK # 3, ES # 5, SE # 10, AU # 23, DE # 29, CH # 38, NL # 64.
Stupid is (according to Neil) George W. Bush...  and the song is sung from... Tony Blairs perspective.
Lyrics

13Whistle For The Choir - THE FRATELLIS (LP Costello Music2006)
UK # 9
Band from Glasgow, Scotland.
The album is named after a line in the 1998 film "Still Crazy".
Lyrics

14. Young Folks - PETER, BJORN & JOHN feat. VICTORIA BERGSMAN (LP Writer's Block2006)
FI # 9, DE # 31, NL # 75, AU # 42
Band from Stockholm, Sweden.
Lyrics

15. Koop Island Blues - KOOP feat. ANE BRUN (LP Koop Islands2006)
Duo from Sweden.
Lyrics

16. Don't Go - NOUVELLE VAGUE feat. GERALD TOTO (LP Bande A Part2006)
Cover version of "Don't Go" by Yazoo (1982)
Band from Paris.
Lyrics



23:00 - 00:00


17. Little Big Horn - BACKINI feat DALIA SAUNDERS (LP Re:Creation2006)
English project around Rob Quickenden (σχετικό άρθρο στο Avopolis)
The song samples Al Green's "I'm Glad You're Mine" (1972)
Read about The Battle of Little BigHorn (1876)

18. Murder That Sound - INFADELS (LP We Are Not The Infadels2006)
UK # 78
Band from London
Lyrics

19. America - RAZORLIGHT (LP Razorlight2006)
UK # 1, NZ # 10, AT # 17, BE # 21, FR # 22, NL # 23, CH # 29, DE # 38
Band from London.
Lyrics

20. Patience - TAKE THAT (LP Beautiful World2006)
UK # 1, DE # 1, ES # 1, CH # 1, IT # 2, IE # 2, AT # 4, SE # 6, DK # 6, NL # 12, NO # 14, BE # 24, AU # 29, EUROPEAN # 1
Lyrics

21. Teardrops - HELENA PAPARIZOU (LP The Game Of Love2006)
Lyrics

22. Steady, As She Goes - THE RACONTEURS (LP Broken Boy Soldiers2006)
UK # 4, DK # 4, FI # 16, NZ # 22, AU # 47
US band formed by Jack White (formerly of The White Stripes) & Brendan Benson.
Lyrics

23. Valerie - THE ZUTONS (LP Tired Of Hanging Around2006)
UK # 9
Band from Liverpool. The song was also a radio hit in Mark Ronson's 2007 version (feat. Amy Winehouse).
Lyrics

24. Hate Me - BLUE OCTOBER (LP Foiled2006)
US # 29
Band from Houston, Texas, US
Lyrics

25Sewn - THE FEELING (LP Twelve Stops & Home2006)
UK # 7, NL # 44, AT # 68, DE # 85
English band.
Lyrics

26. Nothing In My Way  - KEANE (LP Under The Iron Sea2006)
NL # 56
English band from Battle, East Sussex.
Lyrics

27. Natures Law - EMBRACE (LP This New Day2006)
UK # 2
English band from Brighouse. Produced by Youth.
Lyrics

28. Chasing Cars - SNOW PATROL (LP Eyes Open2006)
US # 5, UK # 6, AT # 2, BE # 3, CH # 4, DE # 8, NO # 9, DK # 13, ES # 19, NL # 21, FR # 32, NZ # 3
Band formed at the University of DundeeScotland, cosisting of 4 members from Northern Ireland (Gary Lightbody,  Nathan Connolly , John McDaid & Jonny Quinn) & 1 from Scotland (Paul Wilson)
Lyrics

29You Give Me Something - JAMES MORRISON (LP Undiscovered2006)
UK # 5, NL # 3, CH # 4, AT # 8, DE # 31
English singer.
Lyrics

30. U-Turn (Lili) - AaRON (OST Je Vais Bien, Ne T'En Fais Pas2006)
FR # 17 (Released in France 23 September 2006), BE # 21, CH # 50
Duo from France.
The English title of the movie is "Don't Worry, I'm Fine" (Ελληνικός Τίτλος: Είμαι Καλά, Μη Σε Νοιάζει)
Lyrics




Other related popular & successful songs released in 2006, not included in the broadcast:


Alarm - FILM (LP Angel B2006)

Bring It On Back - JET (LP Shine On2006)

Bones - THE KILLERS (LP Sam's Town2006)

Call Me When You're Sober - EVANESCENCE (LP The Open Door2006)

Chelsea Dagger - THE FRATELLIS (LP Costello Music2006)

Dani California - RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS (LP Stadium Arcadium2006)

Don't Listen To The Radio - THE VINES (LP Vision Valley2006)

Faitytale Gone Bad - SUNRISE AVENUE (LP On The Way To Wonderland2006)

Gold Lion - YEAH YEAH YEAHS (LP Show Your Bones2006)

Hard Rock Hallelujah - LORDI (ESC Athens2006)

In The Morning - RAZORLIGHT (LP Razorlight2006)

Instabile - NEK (LP Nella Stanza 262006)

Is It Any Wonder? - KEANE (LP Under The Iron Sea, 2006)

Love Hurts - INCUBUS (LP Light Grenades2006)

Not Over - ERIK FABER (LP Passages2006)

One - MARY J. BLIGE & U2 (single2006 / LP The Breakthrough, 20 Dec 2005)

Post Blue - PLACEBO (LP Meds2006)

Read My Mind - THE KILLERS (LP Sam's Town2006)

Rehab - AMY WINEHOUSE (LP Back To Black2006)

Save Room - JOHN LEGEND (LP Once Again2006)

Snow (Hey Oh) - RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS (LP Stadium Arcadium2006)

Song To Say Goodbye - PLACEBO (LP Meds2006)

Starlight - MUSE (LP Black Holes & Revelations2006)

Tainted Love - KWAN (LP Little Notes2006)

This Is What You Are - MARIO BIONDI & THE HIGH FIVE QUINTET (LP Handful Of Soul2006)

Through Glass - STONE SOUR (LP Come What(ever) May, 2006)

Tonight - REAMONN (LP Wish, 2006)

Upside Down - END OF YOU (single2006 / LP Unreal, 2005 in Finland)

Watchin' Over You PATRICK NUO (single, released 26 May 2006 / LP Nuo, 2007)

When The Sun Goes Down - ARCTIC MONKEYS (LP Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not2006)

You Know My Name - CRIS CORNELL (OST James Bond - Casino Royale2006)




Other popular but more pop, r&b & dance oriented hit songs released in 2006, not included in the broadcast:



Chanbermaid Swing - PAROV STELAR (EP Charleston Butterfly2006)

Crazy - GNARLS BARKLEY (LP St. Elsewhere2006)

Dolly Song (Ieva's Polka) - HOLLY DOLLY (single2006)

Down On My Knees - AYO (LP Joyful2006)

Hurt - CHRISTINA AGUILERA (LP Back To Basics, 2006)

I Don't Feel Like Dancin' - SCISSOR SISTERS (LP Ta-Dah, 2006)

Maneater - NELLY FURTADO (LP Loose, 2006)

Mas Que Nada - SERGIO MENDES feat. THE BLACK EYED PEAS (LP Timeless, 2006)

Never Let You Go - DIMA BILAN (ESC Athens, 2006)

Piece Of My Heart - BEVERLEY KNIGHT (LP Voice - The Best Of... 2006)

Relax, Take It Easy - MIKA (single released in June 2006 / LP Life In Cartoon Motion, 2007)

SexyBack - JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE (LP FutureSex/LoveSounds, 2006)

Smack That - AKON feat. EMINEM (LP Konvicted, 2006)

Smile - LILY ALLEN (LP Alright, Still, 2006)

SOS (sampling Soft Cell's "Tainted Love") - RIHANNA (LP A Girl Like Me, 2006)

Stars Are Blind - PARIS HILTON (LP Paris, 2006)

Te Amo Corazon - PRINCE (single, released 13 Dec 2005 / LP 3121, 2006)

Unfaithful - RIHANNA (LP A Girl Like Me2006)

World, Hold On (Children Of The Sky) - BOB SINCLAR feat. STEVE EDWARDS (LP Western Dream, 2006)




Popular, significant or succesful albums released in 2006
(apart from those mentioned next to the songs above):


BAND OF HORSES - Everything All The Time (2006)

BAT FOR LASHES - Fur & Gold (2006)

BEYONCE - B'Day (2006)

BITTER:SWEET - The Mating Game (2006)

BUILT TO SPILL - You In Reverse (2006)

CREEPSHOW, THE - Sell Your Soul (2006)

DRESDEN DOLLS, THE - Yes, Virginia... (2006)

FLAMING LIPS, THE - At War With The Mystics (2006)

GOMEZ - How We Operate (2006)

GOO GOO DOLLS, THE - Let Love In (2006)

GUSTER - Ganging Up On The Sun (2006)

PEARL JAM - Pearl Jam (2006)

RADIO DEPT. THE - Pet Grief (2006)

MAX RICHTER - Songs From Before (2006)

STROKES, THE - First Impressions On Earth (2006)

TAYLOR SWIFT - Taylor Swift (2006)

VIENNA TENG - Dreaming Through The Noise (2006)

ROBBIE WILLIAMS - Rudebox (2006)



Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Songs released in 1966.


My Radio Boo broadcast (Wednesday 20 January 2016) 

Songs released in 1966

Some of the most popular hits in Hellas released in 1966 (between January 1966 & November 1966)

Listen to the broadcast here:

http://yourlisten.com/lefteris.lalos.7/my-radio-boo-broadcast-wednesday-20-january-2016


22:00 - 23:00


01. River Deep - Mountain High - IKE & TINA TURNER (single1966 / LP River Deep... 1966)
UK # 3, NL # 9, AU # 16
Produced by Phil Spector.
Lyrics

02Gimme Some Lovin' - THE SPENCER DAVIS GROUP (single1966)
UK # 2, US # 7, NL # 3, AT # 4, DE # 12, BE # 20
Lyrics

03. Devil With A Blue Dress On / Good Golly Miss Molly - MITCH RYDER & THE DETROIT WHEELS (single, 1966)
US # 4
Lyrics

04. Land Of 1.000 Dances - WILSON PICKETT (single1966 / LP The Exciting Wilson Pickett, 1966)
US # 6, UK # 23
Cover version of ''Land Of 1.000 Dances'' by Chris Kenner (1962)  with the famous ''na na na'' added by Cannibal & The Headhunters cover version (1965)
Lyrics

05. Get Ready - THE TEMPTATIONS (single1966)
US # 29
The song became a major world hit for Rare Earth's 1970 cover version.
Lyrics

06Reach Out I'll Be There - FOUR TOPS (single1966)
US # 1, UK # 1, CA # 6, NL # 6, BE # 10, DE # 13
Lyrics

07. You Can't Hurry Love - THE SUPREMES (single1966 / LP A' Go-Go, 1966)
US # 1, UK # 3
Phil Collins cover version of ''You Can't Hurry Love'' (1982) topped the UK chart.
Australian band Jet used the song's intro in their hit ''Are You Gonna Be My Girl'' (2003)
Lyrics

08. This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You) - THE ISLEY BROTHERS (single1966)
US # 12, UK # 47
Lyrics

09. Black Is Black - LOS BRAVOS (single1966 / LP Black Is Black, 1966)
UK # 2, US # 4, CA # 1, NL # 3, AT # 3, DE # 4, BE # 4
Spanish band with German lead singer Mike Kogel.
Lyrics

10. 96 Tears - ? & THE MYSTERIANS (single1966 / LP 96 Tears, 1966)
US # 1, UK # 37, AT # 11, DE ä 27
Lyrics

11. Good Vibrations - THE BEACH BOYS (single1966)
US # 1, UK # 1, AU # 1, CA # 2, NO # 2, NL # 4, BE # 6, DE # 8, AT # 9, IT # 12
Lyrics

12. Mighty Morris Ten - EPISODE SIX (b side on ''Here, There & Everywhere'', 1966)
Members included singer Ian Gillan & bassist Roger Glover,who joined Deep Purple in 1969.

13. Bus Stop - THE HOLLIES (single1966)
US # 5, UK # 5, NO # 3, NL # 4, DE # 9
Lyrics

14Friday On My Mind - THE EASYBEATS (single1966)
UK # 6, US # 16, NL # 1, DE # 10, BE # 11, AT # 16
Harry Vanda & George Young went on to form Flash & The Pan in the 70's.
George is the older brother of AC/DC lead guitarist Angus Young & their former rhythm guitarist Macolm Young.
Gary Moore's cover version in 1987 made the British Top 40.
Lyrics

15. Time Won't Let Me - THE OUTSIDERS (single1966 / LP Time Won't Let Me, 1966)
US # 5
Lyrics

16. Taxman - THE BEATLES (LP Revolver1966)
The music was probably inspired by Neal Hefti's ''Batman theme'' for the famous TV series (1966).
Lyrics

17. Sunny Afternoon - THE KINKS (LP Face To Face1966)
UK # 1, NL # 1, NO # 1, US # 14, AT # 5, DE # 7, BE # 14
Lyrics

18. No Milk Today - HERMAN'S HERMITS (single1966)
NL # 1, AT # 1, NO # 1, DE # 2, BE # 2, UK # 7, US # 35
Lyrics

19. Mother's Little Helper - THE ROLLING STONES (single1966 / LP Aftermath, 1966)
US # 8, DE # 9
Lyrics

20. These Boots Are Made For Walkin' - NANCY SINATRA (single1966 / LP Boots, 1966)
US # 1, UK # 1, DE # 1, AT # 1, NL # 1, BE # 1, IE # 1, AU # 1, CA # 1, NO # 2, IT # 3
Jessica Simpson did a cover version of the song for the soundtrack of The Dukes Of Hazard (2005)
Lyrics

21. Mas Que Nada - SERGIO MENDES & BRASIL '66 (single1966 / LP Herb Alpert presents... 1966)
US # 47
Cover version of ''Mas Que Nada'' by Jorge Ben (single, 1965).
Lyrics


23:00 - 00:00


22. There Will Never Be Another You - CHRIS MONTEZ (single1966)
US # 33, UK # 37
Lyrics

23. Don't Bring Me Down - THE ANIMALS (single1966)
UK # 6, US # 12, NL # 15, DE # 17
Lyrics

24Eight Miles High - THE BYRDS (LP Fifth Dimension1966)
US # 14, UK # 24
Lyrics

25. Monday, Monday - THE MAMAS & THE PAPAS (single1966 / LP If You Can Believe Your Eyes & Ears, 1966)
US # 1, UK # 3, DE # 2, NL # 2, BE # 2, AT # 2, NO # 5
Lyrics

26. Pretty Flamingo - MANFRED MANN (single1966)
UK # 1, US # 29, NO # 3, DE # 12, NL # 15
Lyrics

27Solitary Man - NEIL DIAMOND (single1966 / LP The Feel Of Neil Diamond, 1966)
Neil Diamond's second single was popularized in Hellas in 2000 by Johnny Cash's cover version.
It was produced by ''River Deep - Mountain High'' songwriters Jeff Barry & Ellie Greenwich.
The song was performed and released occasionally with the female name on the first verse changed from Melinda to Belinda
Lyrics

28. The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore - THE WALKER BROTHERS (single1966 / LP The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore, 1966)
UK # 1, CA # 2, US # 13, DE # 4, IE # 5, NL # 7, NO # 6, BE # 15
Cover version of Frankie Valli's ''The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)'' (1965)
Lyrics

29. Love Makes The World Go Round - DEON JACKSON (single1966)
US # 11
The song was a hit in Hellas in its cover version by Bruce Willis in 1989.
Lyrics

30Sunny - BOBBY HEBB (single1966)
US # 2, UK # 12, NL # 2, BE # 17
The song was written by Bobby Hebb but originally released by Mieko Hirota (1966).
Lyrics

31. What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted - JIMMY RUFFIN (single1966)
FR # 2, US # 7, UK # 10 (UK # 4 in 1974)
Jimmy scored two more hits in Hellas with ''Hold On To My Love'' (1980) & ''I'm Gonna Love You Forever'' in duet with Jackson Moore (1984)
Lyrics

32. Wild Thing - THE TROGGS (single1966 / LP From Nowhere, 1966)
US # 1, UK # 2, NL # 5, AT # 5, DE # 7, BE # 15, NZ # 28
Cover version of  ''Wild Thing'' by The Wild Ones (1965)
Lyrics

33. Daydream - THE LOVIN' SPOONFUL (single1966)
US # 2, UK # 2, NL # 11, DE # 30
Lyrics

34. Homeward Bound - SIMON & GARFUNKEL (single, 1966)
US # 5, UK # 9
Lyrics

35. Green, Green Grass Of Home - TOM JONES (single1966)
UK # 1BE # 1, NO # 1, NL # 2, AT # 2, DE # 6
The song was originally recorded by Johnny Darrell (1965) and popularized in the US by Porter Wagoner's cover version (1965)
Lyrics

36. You Don't Have To Say You Love Me - DUSTY SPRINGFIELD (single1966)
UK # 1, US # 4, DE # 33
Cover version of ''Io Che Non Vivo (Senza Te)'' by Pino Donnagio (1965)
Lyrics

37Strangers In The Night - FRANK SINATRA (single1966)
US # 1, UK # 1, DE # 1, AT # 1, BE # 1, NL # 3, NO # 5
Lyrics

38. Strangers In The Night - BERT KAEMPFERT (OST A Man Could Get Killed1966)

39. Tell It Like It Is - AARON NEVILLE (single1966)
US # 2,
Don Johnson's cover version in 1987 popularised the song in Europe (DE # 2, BE # 2, FR # 6, NL #6, CH # 6, AT # 13)
Lyrics

40. It's A Man's Man's Man's World - JAMES BROWN (single, 1966)
US # 8, UK # 13, BE # 14, FR # 49
Lyrics

41When A Man Loves A Woman - PERCY SLEDGE (single1966)
US # 1, UK # 4
1987 Re-release: UK # 2, BE # 8, NL # 10, DE # 13, CH # 21, FR # 26
Lyrics

42. Wild Is The Wind - NINA SIMONE (LP Wild Is The Wind1966)
Cover version of ''Wild Is The Wind'' by Johnny Μathis (OST Wild Is The Wind1957)
Lyrics

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The Fauna (Πανίδα) & Flora (Χλωρίδα) of the sea songs


My Radio Boo broadcast (Wednesday 13 January 2016)

The Fauna (Πανίδα) & Flora (Χλωρίδα) of the sea as mentioned in international songs

Some of the most popular and known songs in Hellas, referring or mentioning sea creatures or sea plants.


Listen to the broadcast here:

http://yourlisten.com/lefteris.lalos.7/my-radio-boo-broadcast-wednesday-13-january-2016#


22:00 - 23:00


01Rock Lobster - THE B-52's (LP The B-52's1979)
UK # 37, NZ # 38
Lyrics: We were at a party, his ear lobe fell in the deep, someone reached on and grabbed it, it was a rock lobster (αστακός).. a giant clam (αχιβάδα)... here comes a stingray (σαλάχι), there goes a manta-ray (σαλάχι μάντα), in walked a jellyfish (μέδουσα), there goes a dog-fish (σκυλόψαρο), chased by a cat-fish (γατόψαρο), in flew a sea robin, watch out for that piranha (πιράνχας), there goes a narwhal (φάλαινα ναρβάλ), here comes a bikini whale (φάλαινα με τη ... μεταφορική έννοια).

02Beautiful Day - U2 (LP All That You Can't Leave Behind2000)
UK # 1, NL # 1, NO # 1, FI # 1, IT # 1, AU # 1, BE # 6, DE # 7, AT # 7, SE # 7, US # 21,
The song has certain similarities with previously released hit by a-ha ''The Sun Always Shines On TV'' (1985) but also with later released ''Principle Of Joy'' by Thom. (2004)
Lyrics: see the tuna fish (τόνος) clearing the sea out

03. Barracuda - HEART (LP Little Queen1977)
US # 11, DE # 8, SE # 14, AT # 16, NL # 29, BE # 30, NZ # 37
Lyrics:
Ann Wilson wrote the song Barracuda about her record company, Mushroom Records, whom she discovered was trying to spread untrue rumours that she was having an affair with sister & bandmate Nancy Wilson in order to increase record sales.

04. ''Heroes'' - DAVID BOWIE (LP Heroes1977)
UK # 24, NL # 9, BE # 17, AT # 19, NZ # 35
Lyrics: I, I wish I could swim, like the dolphins can swim.

05. The Dolphin's Cry - LIVE (LP The Distance To Here1999)
BE # 7, NL # 10, AU # 25, NZ # 48, US # 78
Lyrics: can you hear the dolphins cry?

06. Walking In Memphis - MARC COHN (LP Marc Cohn1991)
US # 13, UK # 22, IE # 7, AU # 11, DE # 25, FR # 45, NL # 56
Lyrics: they've got catfish (γατόψαρο) on the table

07The Soul Cages - STING (LP The Soul Cages1991)
UK # 57, NL # 77
Lyrics: The boy child is locked in the fisherman's yard, there's a bloodless moonwhere the ocens die, a shoal of nightstars hang fire in the nets and the chaos of cages where the crayfish (καραβίδα) lie.

08. The Siren - NIGHTWISH (LP Once2004)
FI # 3, DK # 15, SE # 30, DE # 51, CH # 59,
Lyrics: A lady with a violin playing to the seals... siren (σειρήνα)

09Mutter - RAMMSTEIN (LP Mutter2001)
FI # 7, DE # 47, NL # 69
German lyrics (English translation): In ihren lungen wohnt ein aal (στα πνευμόνια της ζει ένα χέλι)

10King Of Pain - THE POLICE (LP Synchronicity1983)
UK # 3, US # 17, IE # 7, BE # 19, DE # 57
Lyrics: there's a dead salmon (σολομός) frozen in a waterfall, that's my soul up there... There's a blue whale (γαλάζια φάλαινα) by a springtide's ebb, that's my soul up there

11Crazy Little Thing Called Love - QUEEN (single1979 / LP The Game1980)
US # 1, UK # 2, CA # 1, NL # 1, NZ # 2, BE # 3, CH # 5, NO # 8, AT # 9, DE # 13
Lyrics: it shakes all over like a jellyfish (μέδουσα)

12. Papa Pingouin - SOPHIE & MAGALY (ESC 19809th place for Luxemburg)
Though the original song didn't chart, it became a major European hit in its cover version (German version) by Pigloo in 2006  (FR # 1, DE # 4, AT # 4, CH # 6, BE # 6)
Lyricspenguin

13Octopus's Garden - THE BEATLES (LP Abbey Road1969)
Lyrics: I'd like to be under the sea in an octopus's garden in the shade ... we would shout & swim about the coral that lies beneath the waves



23:00 - 00:00


14. Stylo - GORILLAZ (LP Plastic Beach2010)
DK # 20, BE # 25, AT # 40, AU # 48, DE # 53, CH # 66
The song has certain cimilarities to Eddy Grant's song ''Time Warp'' (1982)
Lyrics: When the mako (ρυγχοκαρχαρίας) flies up from the bottom in your eyes, then I know the twilight skies are not so broken hearted

15Shooting Shark - BLUE ÖYSTER CULT (LP The Revölution By Night1983)
US # 83, UK # 97
Lyrics

16. Androgyny - GARBAGE (LP Beautiful Garbage2001)
UK # 24, NZ # 17, AU # 21, CA # 19, IT # 35, IE # 39, SE # 54, CH # 67, NL # 71, DE # 93
Lyrics: there's never been an oyster (στρείδι) so divine

17Jonah - BREATHE (LP All That Jazz1987)
UK # 60
LyricsSarah, Sarah my misfortune never looked so sweet, Just like Jonah you bring me stormy seas with your deceit... Jonah rode those stormy seas, for the Lord above he would not please... Jonah was swallowed by the whale (the story)...

18. Strange Kind Of Love - LOVE & MONEY (LP Strange Kind Of Love1988)
Lyrics: She's like a mermaid, locked in the dungeon of sunken ship

19Orinoco Flow (Sail Away) - ENYA (LP Watermark1988)
UK # 1, IE # 1, NL # 1, CH # 1, DE # 2, NZ # 2, AU # 6, AT # 8, FR # 16, IT # 20, US # 24, EUROPEAN # 1
Lyrics: from Bali to Cali far beneath the Coral Sea

20. I Am The Walrus - THE BEATLES (LP Magical Mystery Tour1967)
Lyrics: I am the walrus (θαλάσσιος ίππος)... elementary penguin singing Hare Krishna

21Feeling Good - NINA SIMONE (LP I Put A Spell On You1965)
The song ''Feeling Good'' was first performed in public by the Guyanese-British singer and actor Cy Grant on the opening night of the musical "The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd"
at the Theatre Royal in Nottingham on 3 August 1964.
Lyricsfish in the sea, you know how I feel

22. Jambalaya (On The Bayou) - HANK WILLIAMS WITH HIS DRIFTING COWBOYS  (single1952)
LyricsJambalaya and a crawfish pie and fillet gumbo (Πιάτα της Louisianna τα οποία περιέχουν αντίστοιχα γαρίδες (shrimps), καραβίδες (crayfishes) και οστρακοειδή (shellfishes) )

23. Starfish & Coffee - PRINCE (LP The Sign O' The Times1987)
Lyrics

24. Swordfishtrombone - TOM WAITS (LP Swordfishtrombones1983)
Lyrics: a Salvation Army Band girl who played dirty water on a swordfishtrombone (ξιφίας)

25Seahorse - DEVENDRA BANHART (LP Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon2007)
The song is based on ''Golden Brown'' by The Stranglers (1981)
Lyrics

26Vanilla Sky - PAUL McCARTNEY (OST Vanilla Sky2001)
Lyrics: melted tin beads cast your fortune in a glass of wine, snail or fish, maroon or dolphin, sea of silver shine

27. Molly Malone - SINEAD O'CONNOR (LP Sean-Nos Nua2002)
The song became Dublin's unofficial anthem.
Lyrics: She died of a fever and no one could save her and that was the end of sweet Molly Malone, Now her ghost wheels her barrow through strees broad & narrow crying cockles (κυδώνια) & mussels (μύδια) alive!

28Ρέγγαι & Λακέρδαι - ΣΑΚΗΣ ΜΠΟΥΛΑΣ (LP Μπουλάς Ελλάς, 1986)
Στίχοι

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Bands & artists named after a city, country, continent etc.


My Radio Boo broadcast (Wednesday 6 January 2016)

Bands whose name is or includes that of a place, a monument, a square, a town, a federal state, a country or a continent etc.


Listen to the broadcast here:

http://yourlisten.com/lefteris.lalos.7/my-radio-boo-broadcast-wednesday-6-january-2016


22:00 - 23:00


01. The Promise - WHEN IN ROME (single1987)
US # 11, UK # 58
Lyrics
ROME (ITALY)


02When We Make Love - BERLIN (LP Love Life1984)
Lyrics
BERLIN (GERMANY)


03. Engel - RAMMSTEIN feat. CHRISTIANE "BOBO" HERBOLD (LP Sehnsucht1997)
DE # 3, AT # 4, CH # 17, SE # 48
Lyrics
RAMSTEIN (KAISERSLAUTERN, GERMANY)


04. Big Area - THEN JERICO (single1988 / LP The Big Area, 1989)
UK # 13, IE # 10
Lyrics
JERICHO (PALESTINE)


05. What Do You Want From Me - MONACO (LP Music For Pleasure1997)
UK # 11, SE # 40, NL # 60, DE # 87
Lyrics
MONACO


06. Love Is On The Loose Tonight - THE DUBROVNIKS (LP Audio Sonic Love Affair1990)
DUBROVNIK (CROATIA)


07. The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades - TIMBUK 3 (LP Greetings From Timbuk31986)
US # 19, UK # 21, NZ # 29
Lyrics
TIMBUKTU (MALI)


08. Communication - SPANDAU BALLET (LP True1983)
UK # 12, NZ # 10, SE # 19
Lyrics
SPANDAU (BERLIN, GERMANY)


09. Burnt Out Car - SAINT ETIENNE (single b-side1996 / LP Continental, 1997)
The band adopted the name from the French Footbal team AS Saint-Etienne.
Lyrics
SAINT-ETIENNE (FRANCE)


10. L'amour A La Plage - NIAGARA (LP Encore Un Dernier Baiser1986)
FR # 5
They adopted their name from Marilyn's breakthrough film "Niagara" (1953)
Lyrics
NIAGARA (NIAGARA FALLS, CANADA / NIAGARA FALLS, USA)


11. Twilight Zone - THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER (LP Extensions1979)
Lyrics
MANHATTAN (NEW YORK, USA)


12. Young Girl - GARY PUCKETT & THE UNION GAP (single1968)
US # 2, UK # 1, NO # 1, NL # 2, BE # 2, CH # 2, DE # 6, AT # 12
Lyrics
UNION GAP (WASHINGTON, USA)


13. Tobacco Road - THE NASHVILLE TEENS (LP Tobacco Road1964)
UK 6, US 14
Cover version of "Tobacco Road" by John D. Loudermilk (1960)
Lyrics
NASHVILLE (TENNESSEE, USA)


14. Fear Of God GUADALCANAL DIARY (LP Jamboree1986)
Lyrics
GUADALCANAL (SOLOMON ISLANDS)


15. Help Is On Its Way - LITTLE RIVER BAND (LP Diamantina Cocktail1977)
US 14, NL 21
Lyrics
LITTLE RIVER (MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA)



23:00 - 00:00


16Election Day - ARCADIA feat. GRACE JONES (LP So Red The Rose1985)
UK # 7, US # 6, NZ # 4, NO # 7, NL # 12, BE # 14, CH # 18, DE # 21
The band consists of Duran Duran members SimonNick & Roger.
The name was inspired by the painting ''Et In Arcadia Ego'' by  Nicolas Poussin.
Lyrics
ARCADIA (HELLAS)


17. Nantes - BEIRUT (LP The Flying Club Cup2007)
Lyrics
BEIRUT (LEBANON)


18. San Jose (The Way) - FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD (LP Welcome To The Pleasuredome1984)
Cover version of "Do You Know The Way To San Jose" by Dionne Warwick (1968)
Lyrics
HOLLYWOOD (CALIFORNIA, USA)


19. Wishful Thinking - CHINA CRISIS (LP Working With Fire & Steel1983)
UK # 9, BE # 10, NL # 16, DE # 16
Lyrics
CHINA


20. Cremona Memories - KEEP SHELLY IN ATHENS (EP In Love With Dusk2010)
ATHENS (HELLAS)


21.Give Me Strength - OVER THE RHINE (LP Films For Radio2001)
Cover Version of Dido's "Give Me Strength" from her demo album "Odds & Ends" (1995)
Lyrics
OVER-THE-RHINE (CINCINNATI, OHIO, USA)


22. Across The Universe - LAIBACH (LP Let It Be1988)
LJUBLIANA (SLOVENIA)


23. Sound Of Solitude - MYSLOVITZ (LP Korova Milky Bar2003)
Original Polish version is titled "Dlugosc Dzwieku Samotnosc" (1999)
Lyrics
MYSLOVICE (KATOWICE, POLAND)


24. Sure Thing - ST. GERMAIN feat. JOHN LEE HOOKER (LP Tourist2000)
NL # 91
The song samples John Lee Hooker's ''Harry's Philosophy'' (OST The Hot Spot1990)
SAINT-GERMAIN-DES-PRES (PARIS, FRANCE)


25. Beautiful - MANDALAY (LP Cafe Del Mar - Vol. 61999)
The less interesting original version is on their album ''Empathy'' (1998)
Lyrics
MANDALAY (BURMA aka MYANMAR)


26. All Mine - PORTISHEAD (LP Portishead1997)
UK # 8, NZ # 29, AU # 36, CH # 42, SE # 44
Lyrics
PORTISHEAD (BRISTOLUK)


27. So Into You - ATLANTA RHYTHM SECTION (LP A Rock And Roll Alternative1976)
US # 7, NZ # 14
Lyrics
ATLANTA (GEORGIA, USA)


28. You Are My Love - LIVERPOOL EXPRESS (LP Tracks1976)
UK # 11, NL # 16, DE # 39
Lyrics
LIVERPOOL (UK)


29. Love Me - MIAMI SOUND MACHINE (LP Eyes Of Innocence1984)
Lyrics
MIAMI (FLORIDA, USA)


30. How 'Bout Us - CHAMPAIGN (LP How 'Bout Us1981)
NL # 1, BE # 1, UK # 5, US # 12, NZ # 2, DE # 42
Lyrics
CHAMPAIGN (ILLINOIS, USA)




Other related bands, not included in the broadcast
(per category & in alphabetical order)


1BANDS KNOWN (MORE OR LESS) IN HELLAS:


AFGHAN WHIGS, THE (AFGHANISTAN)
Their most known song in Hellas: Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Babe (1996)


ALABAMA (ALABAMA)
Their biggest hit in Hellas : There"s No Way (1985)


ALEX PERROS & THE LONE STARS (LONE STAR, USA)
Known song: I'm A Rocker (1990)


ALL SAINTS (ALL SAINTS ROAD, LONDON)
Their biggest hit in Hellas: Pure Shores (1999)


AMERICA


ARCTIC MONKEYS (ARCTIC)


ASIA


ATLANTIC STARR (ATLANTIC)
Their biggest hit in Hellas. Always (1987)


AUSTRALIAN CRAWL 
Their only hit in Hellas: Boys Light Up (1980)


BACKSTREET BOYS (BACKSTREET MARKET, ORLANDO, FLORIDA, USA)


BAY CITY ROLLERS (BAY CITY, MICHIGAN, USA)


BIG IN JAPAN


BLUE SWEDE (SWEDEN)
Their biggest hit: Hooked On A Feeling (1968)


BOSTON (MASSACHUSETTS, USA)
Their two hits in Hellas: More Than A Feeling, Amanda


BUCKINGHAMS, THE (BUCKINGHAM FOUNTAIN, CHICAGO)
Their only hit in Hellas: Kind Of A Drag (1966)


BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD
Their most known song: For What It's Worth (1967)


CALEXICO (CALEXICO, CALIFORNIA)
Their most known song: Ballad Of Cable Hogue (2000)


CHI-LITES, THE (CHICAGO)


CHICAGO


CYPRESS HILL (CYPRESS AVENUE, SOUTH GATE, CALIFORNIA)


DEATH IN VEGAS


DETROIT SPINNERS


DIMITRI FROM PARIS


DREAM THEATER (MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA)


EDIE BRICKELL & THE NEW BOHEMIANS (BOHEMIA)
Their biggest hit in Hellas: What I Am (1988)


EIFFEL 65 (EIFFEL TOWER, PARIS)
Their biggest hit: Blue (Da Ba Dee) (1998)


ENGLAND DAN & JOHN FORD COLEY
Their biggest hit in Hellas: I'd Really Love To See You Tonight (1976)


ENGLAND NEW ORDER
Their only hit: World In Motion (1990)


EUROPE


EYELESS IN GAZA (GAZA, PALAISTINE)


GAP BAND, THE (TULSA, OKLAHOMA, USA)


GARY U.S. BONDS (USA)
His only hit in Hellas: This Little Girl Is Mine (1981)


GENEVA (GENEVA, SWITZERLAND)


GEORGIA SATELLITES
Their biggest hit: Keep Your Hands To Yourself (1986)


GORKY PARK (GORKY PARK, MOSCOW, RUSSIA)


HERB ALPERT & THE TIJUANA BRASS (TIJUANA, MEXICO)


HONG KONG SYNDIKAT (HONG KONG)
Their hit in Hellas: Too Much (1985)


JAPAN


KANSAS (KANSAS, USA)


KINGSTON TRIO, THE (KINGSTON,  JAMAICA)


LATIN QUARTER (LATIN QUARTER, PARIS)
Their most known song: Radio Africa (1986)


LINKIN PARK (LINCOLN PARK, SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA)


LONDONBEAT
Their biggest hit: I've Been Thinking About You (1990)


LONDON BOYS
Two dance hits: Requiem (1988), London Nights (1989)


MADISON AVENUE (MADISON AVENUE; MANHATTAN)
Their only hit in Hellas: Don't Call Me Baby (1999)


MANHATTANS, THE
Their only hit in Hellas: Kiss & Say Goodbye (1976)


MC5 (MOTOR CITY, USA)


MITCH RYDER & THE DETROIT WHEELS
Their only hit in Hellas: Devil With A Blue Dress On / Good Golly Miss Molly (1966)


MÜNCHENER FREIHEIT 
Ohne Dich (Schlaf Ich Heut Nacht Nicht Ein) - (single1985 / LP Von Anfang An, 1986)
DE # 2, AT # 1, CH # 1
"Every Time" (English version, 1986):
NO # 5, SE # 15
German lyricsEnglish lyrics
MÜNCHNER FREIHEIT (MÜNCHEN, GERMANY)


NAZARETH (NAZARETHPALESTINE)
Their only hit in Hellas: Love Hurts (1974)


NEW YORK CITY
Their only hit in Hellas: I'm Doin' Fine Now (1973)


NEW YORK DOLLS (NEW YORK CITY)


NOTTING HILLBILLIES, THE (NOTTING HILL, LONDON)
Their most notable song: Your Own Sweet Way (1990)


OF MONTREAL (MONTREALCANADA)


O'JAYS, THE (OHIO, USA)


OHIO EXPRESS (OHIO, USA)
Their only hit in Hellas: Yummy Yummy Yummy (1968)


OHIO PLAYERS (OHIO, USA)


OTTAWAN (OTTAWA, CANADA)
Two major dance hits: D.I.S.C.O. (1979)  Hands Up (1981)


PASADENAS, THE (PASADENA, CALIFORNIA, USA)
Their biggest hit: Tribute (Right On) (1988)


PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, THE


RONDO VENEZIANO (VENICE, ITALY)
Biggest hit in Hellas: La Serenissima (1981)


SERGIO MENDES & BRASIL '66
Their biggest hit: Mas Que Nada (1967)


SOHO (SOHO, LONDON)
Their only hit: Hippychick (1990)


SUGARHILL GANG, THE (SUGAR HILL, MANHATTAN)


TAJ MAHAL (TAJ MAHAL, INDIA)


TENNESSEE ERNIE FORD
His only hit in Hellas: Sixteen Tons (1955)


TEXAS


TOKIO HOTEL (TOKYO, JAPAN)
Biggest hit in Hellas: Monsoon (2007)


USA FOR AFRICA (UNITED SUPPORT OF ARTISTS FOR AFRICA)


UTAH SAINTS (UTAH, USA)
Known  hits: Something Good (1992) & What Can You Do For Me (1993)


VILLAGE PEOPLE (GREENWICH VILLAGENEW YORK CITY)


&

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E-STREET BAND (BELMAR, NEW JERSEY)


SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY & THE ASBURY JUKES (ASBURY PARK, NEW JERSEY)


GEORGE THOROGOOD & THE DELAWARE DESTROYERS (DELAWARE)



2BANDS LESS KNOWN OR COMPLETELY UNKNOWN IN NHELLAS:


ARCHITECTURE IN HELSINKI (HELSINKIFINLAND)


BATON ROUGE (BATON ROUGE,


BLACK OAK ARKANSAS (ARKANSAS, USA)


CHELSEA


D-A-D (DISNEYLAND AFTER DARK, DANISH AND DANGEROUS)


DRESDEN DOLLS,  THE (DRESDEN, GERMANY)


DUBLINERS, THE


EASTERHOUSE (EASTERHOUSE, GLASGOW)


EUROPEANS, THE


L.A. GUNS


MUNICH MACHINE


OAK RIDGE BOYS, THE


PALAIS SCHAUMBURG (PALAIS SCHAUMBURGBONNGERMANY)


ROMAN HOLIDAY (ROME)


UK SUBS


WARSAW


X-MAL DEUTSCHLAND