Wednesday, July 6, 2016

European cars in songs - My Radio Boo broadcast (Wednesday 6 July 2016)


My Radio Boo broadcast with songs referring to cars manufactured by European companies (Mercedes Benz, BMW, Porsche, VW, Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini, Citroen 2CV, Seat Ibiza a.o.)

Always & only the best broadcasts in Hellenic radio!

Listen to the broadcast:

http://yourlisten.com/lefteris.lalos.7/european-cars-in-songs-my-radio-boo-broadcast-6-july-2016


22:00 - 23:00


01The Worker - FISCHER-Z (LP Word Salad1979)
UK # 53, NL # 23, BE # 26
Lyrics: Bought a '69 Capri, failed the M.O.T., what a waste of time


02Girl In A Sports Car - CHRIS REA (LP / OST  La Passione1996)
DE # 91
Lyrics: It's the girl in the sports car 1961 and she's sitting in her Lusso in the early morning sun


03Fastlove - GEORGE MICHAEL (LP Older1996)
UK # 1, US # 8, CA # 4, AU # 1, NZ # 5, FI # 5, SE # 7, BE # 8, FR # 10, NL # 12, CH # 13, AT # 13, DE # 25
Lyrics: So why don't we make a little room in my BMW, babe, searchin' for some peace of mine hey, I'll help you find it


04Summertime - DJ JAZZY JEFF & THE FRESH PRINCE (single1991)
US # 4, UK # 8, CH # 11, DE # 12, NL # 12, IE # 12, SE # 17, NZ # 5
Lyrics: riding around in your Jeep or your Benzos


05American Life - MADONNA (LP American Life2003)
UK # 2, CA # 1, IT # 1, CH # 1, DK # 1, SE # 3, FI # 3, NK # 4, AT # 7, NO # 9, DE # 10, ES # 10, FR # 10. BE # 10, AU # 7,NZ # 33, US # 37
The Mini was the inspiration of Hellenic car designer Sir Alec Issigonis.
Lyrics: I drive my Mini Cooper and I'm feeling super-dooper


06Holiday Rap - M.C. MIKER 'G' & DEEJAY SVEN (single1986)
DE # 1, FR # 1, NL # 1, BE # 1, CH # 1, AT # 2, NO # 3, SE # 7, UK # 6
Lyrics: I didn't like the schools. I took another way, Yoh like the Miker G so I used my voice and soon I bought a big Rolls Royce


07. Smack That - AKON feat. EMINEM (LP Konvicted2006)
US # 2, UK # 1, IE # 1, NO # 1, NZ # 1, AU # 2, CH # 3, BE # 3, SE # 3, FI # 3, FR # 4, DE # 5, AT # 9, NL # 10, DK # 14, IT # 17, EUROPEAN # 1
Lyrics: Why don't you jump in my Lamborghini Gallardo


08Baby Got Back - SIR MIX-a-LOT (single1992)
US # 1, DE # 25, NL # 31, CH # 39, UK # 56, AU # 8, NZ # 3
Lyrics: So, ladies! Ladies! If you wanna role in my Mercedes then turn around! Stick it out!


09Anaconda - NICKI MINAJ (LP The Pinkprint2014)
US # 2, UK # 3, BE # 22, SE # 30, DK # 37, ES # 38, FR # 38, NL # 38, DE # 48, CH # 55, AU # 8, NZ # 9
Lyrics: so I pulled up in the Jag and I hit him with the jab


10Get The Party Started - DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY (LP Get The Party Started2007)
Cover version of ''Get The Party Started'' by P!nk (LP Missundaztood, 2001)
Lyrics: We'll be lookin flashy in my Mercedes Benz


11Mercedes Boy - PEBBLES (LP Pebbles1987)
US # 2, UK # 42, NL # 39, NZ # 50
Lyrics: Do you wanna ride in my Mercedes, boy?


12Θωρκισμένη Mercedes - ΔΑΚΗΣ (LP Θωρακισμένη Mercedes1991)
Στίχοι: Ρόνη Σοφού / Μουσική: Γιώργος Νιάρχος
Στίχοι: θωρακισμένη Mercedes εγώ δεν ονειρεύτηκα ποτές


13Δεν Το Ξανακάνω Σ'Autobianchi - ΚΩΣΤΑΣ ΤΟΥΡΝΑΣ (LP Παιχνίδι1988)
Στίχοι; Γιάννης Καλαμίτσης
ΣτίχοιAutobianchi


14Some Kind Of Friend - BARRY MANILOW (LP I Wanna Do It With You / Here Copmes The Night1982)
US # 26, UK # 48
Lyrics: Got your Maserati built for two


15Mighty 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.
Lyrics: Morris Ten



23:00 - 00:00

16This House Is A House Of Trouble - SALLY TIMMS & THE DRIFTING COWGIRLS feat. amp; MARC ALMOND (single1987)
Lyrics: You gave me a Mercedes Benz


17You Get What You Give - NEW RADICALS (LP Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too... 1998)
NZ # 1, UK # 5, AU # 13, NO # 15, CH # 18, DE # 21, NL 22, SE # 27, BE # 36, AT # 33, FR # 57, US # 36
Lyrics: every night we smash their Mercedes Benz


18Generation Sex - THE DIVINE COMEDY (LP Fin De Siecle1998)
UK # 19
Lyrics: chase Mercedes Benzes through the night (it refers to the paparazzi involved in the tragic death of the Princess of Wales in 1997)


20Sexx Laws - BECK (LP Midnight Vultures1999)
UK # 27, AU # 84
Lyrics: brief encounters in Mercedes Benz


21Children Of The Revolution - T-REX (single1972)
UK # 2, DE # 4, AT # 7
Lyrics: I got a Rolls Royce 'cos it's good for my voice


22Knocking At Your Backdoor - DEEP PURPLE (LP Perfect Strangers1984)
UK # 68
Other known songs about anal sex: Relax (Frankie Goes To Hollywood, 1984), Pull Up To The Bumper (Grace Jones, 1981), Whole Lotta Love (Led Zeppelin, 1969).
Lyrics: And now she (Nancy) eases gently, from her Austin to her Bentley


23Εγώ - ΜΟΥΣΙΚΕΣ ΤΑΞΙΑΡΧΙΕΣ (LP Hard Core1985)
Στίχοι: εγώ, σε παλιό Ντεσεβό


242CV - LLOYD COLE & THE COMMOTIONS (LP Rattlesnakes1984)
Lyrics: She drove her mother's car, it was a 2CV


25Αφροδίσιο - Ο ΤΑΣΟΣ & ΟΙ ΜΑΣΕΛΕΣ ΤΟΥ (LP Μασσέλες1986)
Στίχοι: Κρυφάκουσα
χωρίς να το θέλω βέβαια
κι έτσι έμαθα
οτι πράγματι
υπάρχει ζωή στον Άρη

μόνο, λέει,
που πρέπει να πάτε Σάββατο βράδυ
αλλιώς, καλό θα ήταν
να παίρνατε και κανα Άρλεκιν μαζί σας

αυτά τουλάχιστον
εκμυστηρεύτηκε ο εξωγήινος
στους έξυπνους
που ακόμα οδηγούν Renault, ε
μην ξεχνιόμαστε


26Masterpiece - GAZEBO (single1982 / LP Gazebo1983)
IT # 2, CH # 5, DE # 35
Lyrics: back home in your Rolls Royce you smile and think of the boys


27Η Λίζα & Η Κορνίζα - ΚΩΣΤΑΣ ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΑΣ (LP Μόνο Μια Φορά1991)
Στίχοι & Μουσική: Σταμάτης Κραουνάκης
Στίχοι: και μες στο Ibiza μπορεί να συμβεί το μοιραίο


28Νυχτερινή Εκπομπή - ΑΦΡΟΔΙΤΗ ΜΑΝΟΥ (LP Νυχτερινή Εκπομπή1984)
Στίχοι & Μουσική: Αφροδίτη Μάνου
Στίχοι: Μ'έχει τυλίξει ένα τεράστιο πλοκάμι και το Volkswagen μου δεμένο με σκοινί


29Mercedes Benz - JANIS JOPLIN (LP Pearl1971)
Lyrics: Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz? My friends all drive Porsches, I must make amends


30Lady Grinning Soul - DAVID BOWIE (LP Aladdin Sane1973)
Lyrics: She'll drive a Beetle car


31Elvis’ Rolls Royce - WAS (NOT WAS) feat. LEONARD COHEN (LP Are You OK?1990)
Lyrics


32Shirley, Do You Own A Ferrari - CHRIS REA feat. SHIRLEY BASSEY (LP / OST  La Passione1996)
Lyrics


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