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


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