Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Cadillac songs - My Radio Boo broadcast (Wednesday 22 June 2016)



This is my broadcast on Radio Boo with some of the most popular songs that mention the most famous car in pop & rock culture in titles or song lyrics

Listen to the broadcast live here:

http://yourlisten.com/lefteris.lalos.7/cadillac-songs-my-radio-boo-broadcast-wednesday-22-6-2016


22:00 - 23:00

01Pink Cadillac - NATALIE COLE (LP Everlasting1987)
UK # 5, CH # 2, DE # 5, CA # 4, IE # 4, AT # 11, BE # 16, NL # 26, NZ # 4, AU # 6
Cover version of "Pink Cadillac" by Bruce Springsteen (b side on "Dancing In The Dark'', 1984)
Lyrics: I love you for your pink Cadillac


02. Freeway Of Love - ARETHA FRANKLIN (LP Who's Zoomin' Who? 1985)
US # 3, NZ # 3, SE # 16, NL # 27, BE # 27
The song features Clarence Clemons (E-Street Band) on saxophone.
Lyrics: We goin' ridin' on the freeway of love in my pink Cadillac


03. C-I-T-Y - JOHN CAFFERTY & THE BEAVER BROWN BAND (LP Tough All Over1985)
US # 18
Lyrics: On the South side of Detroit city I'm working all night on the line, Under black smoke stacks building Cadillacs, Jack... Not one of them will ever be mine


04. Made In England - ELTON JOHN (LP Made In England1995)
UK # 18, NO # 20, CH # 40, DE # 59, AU # 48
Lyrics: I was made in England out of Cadillac muscle


05. The Boys Of Summer - DON HENLEY (LP Building The Perfect Beast1984)
US # 5, UK # 12, FI # 16, DE # 18, NZ # 18, NL # 23, SE # 35
The song uses the same music tempo with "Love Is A Battlefield" by Pat Benatar (1983).
Lyrics: Out on the road today I saw a Deadhead sticker on a Cadillac a little voice inside my head said don't look back, you can never look back


06Walk Like An Egyptian - BANGLES (LP Different Light1986)
US # 1, DE # 1, NL # 1, BE # 1, ES # 1, UK # 3, AT # 6, CH # 8, FR # 15, NZ # 2, EUROPEAN # 7
Lyrics: Life is hard you know (oh whey oh) so strike a pose on a Cadillac


07Deanna - NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS (LP Tender Prey1988)
Lyrics: We discuss murder and the murder act murder takes the wheel of your Cadillac and death climbs in the back


08. Satellite - HOOTERS (LP One Way Home1987)
UK # 22, NL # 20, DE # 34, BE # 35, US # 61
Lyrics: Hush little baby don't cry like that God's gonna buy you a Cadillac


09. Elephant - TAME IMPALA (LP Lonerism2012)
AU # 77
Lyrics: He pulled the mirrors off his Cadillac (yeah) ‘Cause he doesn’t like it looking like he looks back


10Living Loving Maid (She's Just a Woman) - LED ZEPPELIN (LP Led Zeppelin II1969)
US # 65
Lyrics: With a purple umbrella and a fifty cent hat, Livin', lovin', she's just a woman. Missus cool rides out in her aged Cadillac.


11Maybellene - CHUCK BERRY (single1955)
US # 5
Based on the traditional fiddle tune "Ida Red"
Lyrics: I saw Mabellene in a Coup de Ville a Cadillac arollin' on the open road Nothin' will outrun my V8 Ford The Cadillac doin' about ninety-five She's bumper to bumper, rollin' side by side


12Not Fade Away - THE ROLLING STONES (LP Around & Around1964)
Cover version of "Not Fade Away" by The Crickets (LP The ''Chirping'' Crickets1957).
Lyrics: My love bigger than a Cadillac


13Brand New Cadillac - THE CLASH (LP London Calling1979)
Cover version of ''Brand New Cadillac'' by Vince Taylor & His Playboys (1959)
Their mega hit ''Rock The Casbah'' (1982) is the most popular song in Hellenic radio mentioning Cadillac (the Sheik he drove his Cadillac).
Lyrics: My baby drove up in a brand new Cadillac


14Back In Black - AC / DC (LP Back In Black1980)
US # 37, FR # 58, SE # 100
Lyrics: Back in the back of a Cadillac


15The Seed (2.0) - THE ROOTS feat. CODY CHESNUTT (LP Phrenology2002)
UK # 33, DK # 2, FI # 5, CH # 22, NL # 31, DE # 67
Cover version of "The Seed" by Cody Chesnutt (2002).
LyricsCadillac needs space to roam


16Rapper's Delight - SUGARHILL GANG (single, 1979)
US # 36, UK # 3, FR # 2, NL # 2, BE # 2, CH # 2, SE # 2, NO # 2, DE # 3, AT # 5
The song is based on Chic's "Good Times" (single1979).
Lyrics: I got a Lincoln Continental and a sunroof Cadillac


17The Breaks - KURTIS BLOW (LP Kurtis Blow1980)
NZ # 25, DE # 56, US # 87
Lyrics: He said his Cadillac was gold but he didn't say it was ten years old


23:00 - 00:00


18Superappin' - GRANDMASTER FLASH & THE FURIOUS 5 (single1979)
Lyrics: I will dull my grill in a new Cadillac if my Cadillac break down, it's too much


19Rapture - BLONDIE (LP Autoamerican1980)
US # 1, UK # 5, AU # 4, BE # 8, NO # 8, SE # 13, NL # 20, DE # 40
Lyrics: You eat Cadillacs, Lincolns too, Mercury's and Subaru's


20New York Groove - HELLO (single1975)
UK # 9, DE # 7, AT # 10
Ace Frehley's cover version reached US # 3 in 1978.
Lyrics: In the back of a Cadillac with a lady by my side tell you where I'll be stop at third and forty tree


21In The Night - RUSS BALLARD (LP Russ Ballard1984)
Lyrics: She stares at the man in the Cadillac, he drives by but he'll be back


22Riding With The King - ERIC CLAPTON & BB KING (LP Riding With The King2000)
Cover version of "Riding With The King" by John Hiatt (1983)
Lyrics: Every woman, child and man gets a Cadillac and a great big diamond ring.




23Movin' Out (Anthony's Song) - BILLY JOEL (LP The Stranger1977)
US # 17, UK # 35. CA # 11, NZ # 31
Lyrics: He's tradin' in his Chevy for a Cadillac


24You Don't Mess Around With Jim - JIM CROCE (LP You Don't Mess Around With Jim1972)
US # 8, CA # 4, FR # 15
Lyrics: He drivin' a drop top Cadillac


25Thank You For Being A Friend - ANDREW GOLD (LP All This & heaven Too1978)
CA # 7, US # 25, UK # 42
The cover version of Cynthia Fee became the title song for the sitcom "Golden Girls".
Lyrics: If it's a car you lack I'd surely buy you a Cadillac


26Halleluiah Man - LOVE & MONEY (LP Strange Kind Of Love1988)
UK # 63, AT # 27, FR # 41, AU # 47, NZ # 39
Lyrics: In a coat of a thousand colours and a star spangled Cadillac




27Forever Not Yours - A-HA (LP Lifelines2002)
NO # 1, DE # 18, IT # 24, CH # 26, AT # 31, SE 46, NL # 82
Cadillac appears on the sleeve of the single:
Lyrics




28Jump - LANA DEL REY (LP Lana Del Ray AKA Lizzy Grant2010)
Lyrics: Heaven in the wind Cadillac convertible with him


29C'est Si Bon - EARTHA KITT with HENRI RENE & HIS ORCHESTRA (single1953)
US # 8
Cover version of "C'est Si Bon" by Hellenic singer Jean Marco (1948)
Lyrics: Je cherche un millionnaire avec des grands "Cadillac car"


30Be Thankful For What You Got - WILLIAM DeVAUGHN (LP Be Thankful..1974)
US # 4
The song was succesfully covered by Massive Attack in 1991.
Lyrics: Though you may not drive a great big Cadillac, gangster whitewalls tv antenna in the back


31Invitation To The Blues - TOM WAITS (LP Small Change1976)
The song "Χάλια" by Hellenic singer Φοίβος Δεληβοριάς (1998), is based on this song.
Lyrics: But she used to have a sugar daddy and a candy-apple Caddy and a bank account and everything, accustomed to the finer things




No comments: