Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Geography with songs


Around the world... with songs

These are the playlists for my Radio Boo broadcasts, with songs referring to various places all over the world.

This is the best music special ever broadcasted on radio...

...and these are the top playlists ever published on the internet, related to the subject.



Famous Rivers & Lakes of the world
(02 November 2016)

Main playlist:
http://ilovemyradio.blogspot.gr/2016/11/famous-rivers-lakes-in-songs.html

Broadcast:
http://yourlisten.com/lefteris.lalos.7/my-radio-boo-nroadcast-wednesday-02-november-2016#

22:02:47  Malcolm McLaren & The Bootzilla Orchestra - House Of The Blue Danube (LP Waltz Darling, 1989)
22:07:31 De-Phazz - The Mambo Craze (LP Godsdog, 1999)
22:11:40 Desireless - Voyage Voyage (1987)
22:15:55 Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls (1985 / LP Please, 1986)
22:24:25 Maria Dimitriadi feat. Thanos Mikroutsikos - St'armata (LP Ta Antartika, 1981)
22:26:27 Mitch Miller & His Orchestra - Colonel Bogey / March From The River Kwai (OST The Bridge On The River Kwai, 1957)
22:28:44 Filippos Pliatsikas feat. MC Yinka - An Tha Borousa Ton Kosmo Na Allaza (LP Omnia, 2007)
22:32:25 Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon (LP Nightflight To Venus, 1978)
22:36:04 ABBA - Our Last Summer (LP Super Trouper, 1980)
22:40:17 Blur - This Is a Low (LP Park Life, 1994)
22:45:14 Lou Reed - Modern Dance (LP Ecstacy, 2000)
22:50:00 The Rolling Stones - Streets Of Love (LP A Bigger Bang, 2005)
22:54:31 Barry McGuire - Eve Of Destruction (1965)
22:58:13 Bobbie Gentry - Ode To Billie Joe (LP Ode To Billie Joe, 1967)
23:02:15 The Doobie Brothers - Black Water (LP What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits, 1974)
23:06:39 Gordon Lightfoot - The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald (LP Summertime Dream, 1976)
23:13:10 Gerry & The Pacemakers - Ferry Cross The Mersey (1964)
23:15:54 Nana Mouskouri - Ilissos (1958)
23:19:24 Yves Montand - A Paris (LP Chante Paris, 1948)
23:22:38 The Jones Girls - Nights Over Egypt (1981)
23:27:16 Loreena McKennitt - Marrakesh Night Market (LP The Mask & The Mirror, 1994)
23:33:25 Enya - Orinoco Flow (LP Watermark, 1988)
23:37:34 Michael Jackson & The Cleveland Orchestra - Will You Be There (LP Dangerous, 1991 / OST Free Willy, 1993)
23:41:11 Dionysis Savvopoulos - Adeia Mou Angalia (LP To Xenodochio, 1997)
23:45:22 Billy Joel - New York State Of Mind (LP Turnstiles, 1976)
23:50:20 Sade - Is It A Crime (LP Promise, 1985)
23:55:44 Chris de Burgh - Spanish Train (LP Spanish Train & Other Stories, 1975)



The United States of America
(09 November 2016)

Main playlist 1:
http://ilovemyradio.blogspot.gr/2016/11/50-us-states-9-decades-of-music-in-one.html

Main playlist 2:
http://ilovemyradio.blogspot.gr/2016/11/songs-referring-to-50-united-states-of.html

Broadcast:

22:08:44 Backini - Little Big Horn (LP Re:Creation, 2005)
22:13:31 The Ventures - Hawaii Five-O (1968)
22:15:22 Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - Dancing in the Street (1964)
22:18:01 James Brown - Living in America (OST Rocky IV, 1985)
22:22:41 Huey Lewis and The News - The Heart Of Rock & Roll (single, 1984 / LP Sports, 1983)
22:27:26 Ram Jam - Black Betty (LP Ram Jam, 1977)
22:29:54 Bloodhound Gang - Going Nowhere Slow (LP One Fierce Beer Coaster, 1996)
22:32:43 The Doors - Peace Frog (LP Morrison Hotel, 1970)
22:35:32 Lynyrd Skynyrd - What's Your Name (LP Street Survivors, 1977)
22:39:09 Steve Miller Band - Rock'N Me (LP Fly Like An Eagle, 1976)
22:42:08 Red Hot Chili Peppers - Dani California (LP Stadium Arcadium, 2006)
22:46:23 Bruce Springsteen - Darlington County (LP Born In The U.S.A., 1984)
22:50:58 Johnny Cash - I've Been Everywhere (LP Unchained, 1996)
22:54:03 Ray Charles - What I'd Say (Pts 1 & 2) (LP What'd I Say, 1959)
22:57:33 The King Cole Trio - (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66 (1946)
23:00:30 Robert Johnson - Sweet Home Chicago (1937)
23:03:26 Fifty Nifty United States (1963)
23:06:46 Hank Williams Jr. - Who's Taking Care Of That Number One (LP Old School New Rules, 2012)
23:10:14 Joan Baez - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (LP Blessed Are... 1971)
23:13:32 John Denver - Take Me Home Country Roads (LP Poems, Prayers & Promises, 1971)
23:16:43 Michelle Shocked - Anchorage (LP Short Sharp Shocked, 1988)
23:20:08 Sade - Smooth Operator (LP Diamond Life, 1984)
23:24:54 Lady Gaga - You and I (LP Born This Way, 2011)
23:28:27 Roger Miller - King Of The Road (single, 1965)
23:30:51 R. Dean Taylor - Indiana Wants Me (single, 1970)
23:34:48 David Houston and Tammy Wynette - My Elusive Dreams (1967)
23:37:50 Mark Knopfler & James Taylor - Sailing To Philadelphia (LP Sailing To Philadelphia, 2000)
23:41:46 James Taylor - Carolina In My Mind (LP James Taylor, 1968)
23:45:29 Bee Gees - South Dakota Morning (LP Life In A Tin Can, 1973)
23:48:00 Margaret Whiting & Billy Butterfield Orch. - Moonlight In Vermont (1944)
23:51:25 The Eagles - The Last Resort (LP Hotel California, 1977)
23:58:29 Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - Turn The Page (LP Live Bullet, 1976)
00:03:22 Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska (LP Nebraska, 1982)



France & Monaco
(16 November 2016)

Main playlist:
http://ilovemyradio.blogspot.gr/2016/11/france-monaco-in-songs.html

Broadcast:
http://yourlisten.com/lefteris.lalos.7/my-radio-boo-broadcast-wednesday-16-november-2016

22:00:13 Frankie Valli - Passion For Paris (1979)
22:04:31 Army of Lovers - La Plage De Saint Tropez (LP The Gods Of Earth & Heaven, 1993)
22:08:13 Peppino di Capri - St.Tropez Twist (1962)
22:10:21 Kaiti Garbi - Sto San Trope (LP Ta 10 Dekaria, 1987)
22:12:56 Kid Creole And The Coconuts - Annie I'm Not Your Daddy (LP Tropical Gangsters, 1982)
22:16:39 ABBA - Money, Money, Money (LP Arrival, 1976)
22:19:48 Dream Sequence - Outside Looking In (1982)
22:23:41 Xaxakes - Monte Carlo (LP Casanova, 2000)
22:27:50 Ian Dury & The Blockheads - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick (1978)
22:31:30 Bandolero - Paris Latino (1983)
22:35:16 Keziah Jones - Rhythm Is Love (LP Blufunk Is A Fact! 1992)
22:39:33 Smokie - I'll Meet You At Midnight (LP Midnight Cafe, 1976)
22:42:48 Belinda Carlisle - La Luna (LP Runaway Horses, 1989)
22:47:20 Jimmy Jimmy - I Met Her In Paris (LP Here In The Light, 1986)
22:51:16 David Gates - Took The Last Train (LP Goodby Girl, 1978)
22:56:41 Mike Oldfield feat. Maggie Reilly - To France (LP Discovery, 1984)
23:01:43 Judie Tzuke - One Day I Will Live in France (LP Left Hand Talking, 1991)
23:05:59 Chris Rea - Giverny (LP On The Beach, 1986)
23:11:32 Yves Montand - A Paris (1948 / LP Chante Paris, 1953)
23:14:33 Joe Dassin - Les Champs-Elysees (LP Joe Dassin, 1969)
23:17:28 Beirut - Nantes (LP The Flying Club Cup, 2007)
23:21:20 Vanessa Paradis - Joe Le Taxi (LP M & J, 1987)
23:25:08 Malcolm McLaren & Catherine Deneuve - Paris Paris (LP Paris, 1994)
23:28:58 Army of Lovers - My Army of Lovers (LP Disco Extravaganza, 1990)
23:32:20 Malcolm McLaren feat. Tracy Ackerman - Jazz Is Paris (LP Paris, 1994)
23:39:26 Coralie Clement - Samba De Mon C Ceur Qui Bat (LP Salle Des Pas Perdus, 2001)
23:44:48 Charlene - I've Never Been To Me (1977)
23:48:33 Jean-Francois Maurice - 28 Degres A L'hombre (Monaco) (1978)
23:52:54 Kiki & Pearly - Patrick Mon Cheri (1976)
23:56:54 Les Ombres - Alone In Paris (1990)


Europe & Hellas

Top playlist in the world:
http://ilovemyradio.blogspot.gr/2016/11/european-countries-in-songs_23.html



Mexico
(23 November 2016)

Main playlist:
http://ilovemyradio.blogspot.gr/2016/11/mexico-in-songs.html

Broadcast:
http://yourlisten.com/lefteris.lalos.7/my-radio-boo-broadcast-wednesday-23-november-2016#

22:00:18 Pat Boone - Speedy Gonzalez (1962)
22:03:10 Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - Tijuana Taxi (single, 1965
22:05:20 Grateful Dead - Mexicali Blues (1974)
22:08:48 Four Tops - Loco In Acapulco (OST Buster, 1988)
22:13:08 Kirsty Maccoll - In These Shoes (LP Tropical Brainstrom, 2000)
22:16:40 Carlos Santana feat. Buddy Miles - Veracruz (LP Freedom, 1987)
22:20:15 Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind (LP Christopher Cross, 1980)
22:24:01 La Bionda - Bandido (LP Bandido, 1978)
22:32:24 Costa Cordalis - Anita (1976)
22:35:27 G.J. Lunghi - Acapulco Nights (1984)
22:38:46 Brotherhood Of Man - Angelo (LP Images, 1977)
22:41:57 ABBA - Fernando (1976)
22:46:08 Concrete Blonde - Mexican Moon (LP Mexican Moon, 1993)
22:51:14 Babe Ruth - The Mexican (LP First Base, 1972)
22:54:30 The Johnnys - Injun Joe (LP Highlights of a Dangerous Life, 1986)
22:57:25 Colin James - Five Long Years (LP Colin James, 1988)
23:02:10 Wall of Voodoo - Mexican Radio (LP Call Of The West, 1982)
23:06:31 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - The Last DJ (LP The Last DJ, 2002)
23:10:09 The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Hey Joe (1966 / LP Are You Experienced? 1967)
23:13:44 The Band - Up On Cripple Creek (LP The Band, 1969)
23:18:20 John Cougar Mellencamp - Pink Houses (LP Uh-Huh, 1983)
23:23:11 Fleetwood Mac - Hypnotized (LP Mystery To Me, 1973)
23:27:39 Simon and Garfunkel - The Only Living Boy In New York (LP Bridge Over Troubled Water, 1970)
23:31:39 Lou Reed - Modern Dance (LP Ecstacy, 2000)
23:35:53 Was (Not Was) - Where Did Your Heart Go? (LP Was (Not Was), 1981)
23:40:45 Frank Sinatra - Come Fly With Me (LP Come Fly With Me, 1958)
23:44:09 Al Martino - Spanish Eyes (1965)
23:47:01 Harry Belafonte - Jamaica Farewell (1956)
23:50:12 Sandy Rogers - Go Rosa (OST Fool For Love, 1985)
23:55:30 Carlos Santana feat. Willie Nelson - They All Went to Mexico (LP Havana Moon, 1983)



Central America & the Caribbean 
(30 November 2016)

Main playlist:
http://ilovemyradio.blogspot.gr/2016/11/central-america-cartribean-bermuda-songs.html

Broadcast:
http://yourlisten.com/lefteris.lalos.7/my-radio-boo-broadcast-wednesday-30-november-2016#

22:00:05 Spyro Gyra - Old San Juan (LP Incognito, 1982)
22:06:20 De-Phazz - The Mambo Craze (LP Godsdog, 1999)
22:10:27 Enrique Iglesias - Rhythm Devine (LP Enrique, 1999)
22:14:09 Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) (LP Suddenly, 1984)
22:18:20 Madonna - La Isla Bonita (LP True Blue, 1986)
22:22:02 The Beach Boys - Kokomo (OST Cocktail, 1988)
22:25:32 Will Smith - Miami (LP Big Willie Style, 1997)
22:28:05 Will Smith - Gettin' Jiggy Wit It (LP Big Willie Style, 1997)
22:31:07 Barry Manilow - Copacabana (At the Copa) (LP Even Now, 1978)
22:34:36 Trini Lopez - America (1963)
22:38:02 Marilyn Monroe - Heat Wave (OST There's No Business Like Show Business, 1954)
22:42:03 The Andrews Sisters - Rum and Coca Cola (1944)
22:45:09 Lance Percival - Shame & Scandal In The Family (1965)
22:47:21 Barry Manilow - Bermuda Triangle (LP Barry, 1980)
22:50:47 The Beginning Of The End - Funky Nassau (part 1) (1971)
22:53:33 Celia Cruz - La Dicha Mia (OST The Mambo Kingsm 1992)
22:56:47 Vaya Con Dios - Puerto Rico (LP Vaya Con Dios, 1988)
23:01:21 The Kingsmen - Louie Louie (1963)
23:04:37 Smash Mouth - Holiday In My Head (LP Smash Mouth, 2001)
23:07:14 Led Zeppelin - D'Yer Mak'er (LP Houses Of The Holy, 1973)
23:11:18 Damian Marley - Welcome To Jamrock (LP Welcome To Jamrock, 2005)
23:14:11 Mc Solaar feat. Moira Conrath - Hasta La Vista (LP Cinquieme As, 2001)
23:17:45 Sophia George - Girlie Girlie (1985)
23:20:42 Sakis Mpoulas - Reggai Kai Lakerdai (LP Boulas Ellas, 1986)
23:23:32 Peter Tosh - Johnny B. Goode (LP Mama Africa, 1983)
23:27:37 UB40 - Kingston Town (LP Labour Of Love 2, 1989)
23:31:30 Rod Stewart - Last Summer (LP Blondes Have More Fun, 1978)
23:35:45 Harry Belafonte - Jamaica Farewell (1956)
23:39:10 Nat King Cole - Calypso Blues (1951)
23:43:11 Big Band Hoetting mit saenger Semino Rossi - Cantinero De Cuba (LP Best of... 2005
23:47:55 Super Furry Animals - Presidential Suite (LP Rings Around The World, 2001)
23:53:14 Bob Marley & The Wailers - No Woman No Cry (1975)



South America
(07 December 2016)

Main playlist:
http://ilovemyradio.blogspot.gr/2016/12/south-america-in-songs.html

Broadcast:
http://yourlisten.com/lefteris.lalos.7/my-radio-boo-broadcast-wednesday-07-december-2016

22:00:13 George Duke - Brazilian Love Affair (LP A Brazilian Love Affair, 1980)
22:05:47 Peter Allen - I Go To Rio (LP Taught By Experts, 1976)
22:08:59 Alec R. Costandinos - Americana (LP Americana, 1981)
22:12:38 Bellini - Samba De Janeiro (1997)
22:15:25 Sash! feat. Alex Rodriguez - Ecuador (1997)
22:18:51 Andrea Banica - Love In Brasil (2010)
22:22:30 Louisa 'Lu' Colombo - Maracaibo (1982)
22:26:10 George Dalaras feat. Alkistis Protopsalti - Mambo Brazileiro (LP Latin, 1987)
22:28:39 The Beach Boys - Surfin' Safari (1962)
22:30:50 David Bowie & Mick Jagger - Dancing In The Street (1985)
22:33:41 Graham Parker & The Shot - Break Them Down (LP Steady Nerves, 1985)
22:37:28 Simple Minds - Up On The Catwalk (LP Sparkle In The Rain, 1983)
22:41:57 Mark Knopfler - Postcards From Paraguay (2005)
22:45:58 Glenn Frey - Smuggler's Blues (LP The Allnighter, 1984 / OST Miami Vice, 1985)
22:50:16 De-Phazz - The Mambo Craze (LP Godsdog, 1999)
22:54:24 Basia - Astrud (LP Time & Tide, 1987)
22:58:53 Nicolette Larson - Rio De Janeiro Blue (LP In The Nick Of Time, 1979)
23:02:39 John Legend - Maxine (LP Once Again, 2006)
23:07:00 Keiko Matsui feat. Greg Walker - Mover (LP No Borders, 1990)
23:11:32 Gotan Project - Santa Maria (del Buen Ayre) (LP La Revancha Del Tango, 2001)
23:14:29 Working Week feat. Claudia Figueroa - Venceremos (We Will Win) (LP Working Nights, 1985)
23:18:42 Francisco Alves - Aquarela do Brasil (1939)
23:22:37 Harry Belafonte - Matilda, Matilda (single, 1953)
23:26:10 Ella Fitzgerald - Everything But You (The Duke Ellington Song Book, 1957)
23:29:04 Frank Sinatra - Come Fly With Me (LP Come Fly With Me, 1958)
23:32:26 Martin Stephenson & The Daintees - Boat To Bolivia (single, 1986 / LP Boat To Bolivia, 1987)
23:36:08 Frank Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim - The Girl From Ipanema (1967)
23:42:24 Sting - Valparaiso (LP Mercury Falling, 1996)
23:45:53 Bjork feat. Thom Yorke - I've Seen It All (2000)
23:50:36 Pink Floyd - Not Now John (LP The Final Cut, 1983)
23:55:14 Julie Covington - Don't Cry For Me Argentina (1976)



Africa
(14 December 2016)

Main playlist:
http://ilovemyradio.blogspot.gr/2016/12/africa-songs.html

Broadcast:
http://yourlisten.com/lefteris.lalos.7/my-radio-boo-broadcast-wednesday-14-december-2016

22:00:33 Dr Alban - Hello Afrika (1990)
22:05:49 Johnny Wakelin - In Zaire (1976)
22:09:21 Rose Laurens - Africa (1983)
22:13:21 Manu Chao - Bongo Bong (LP Clandestino, 1999)
22:17:57 Third World - Lagos Jump (1983)
22:23:22 Eddy Grant - Gimme Hope Jo'anna (LP File Under Rock, 1988)
22:27:14 Spice Girls - Spice Up Your Life (LP Spiceworld, 1997)
22:30:29 Cartoon TV series - Sindbad (German intro) (1975)
22:33:30 Dick Dale & His Del Tones - Misirlou (OST Pulp Fiction, 1994)
22:36:27 Artists United Against Apartheid - Sun City (1985)
22:41:25 Miriam Makeba - Pata Pata (1967)
22:44:41 Cesaria Evora - Sodade (LP Miss Perfumado, 1992)
22:49:04 Crosby, Stills & Nash - Marrakesh Express (LP Crosby, Stills & Nash, 1969)
22:51:33 Jean Leloup - I Lost My Baby (2002)
22:54:40 The Jones Girls - Nights Over Egypt (1981)
22:59:09 Bertie Higgins - Casablanca (LP Just Another Day In Paradise, 1982)
23:03:43 Michael Jackson - Liberian Girl (LP Bad, 1987)
23:07:33 Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin') (LP Hotter Than July, 1980)
23:13:02 Kanye West - Diamonds From Sierra Leone (LP Late Registration, 2005)
23:16:16 Neneh Cherry - Woman (1996)
23:20:55 Albatros - Africa (1975)
23:23:56 Vassilis Papakonstantinou - Enas Negros Thermastis Apo To Djibouti (LP O Stavros Tou Notou, 1979)
23:28:50 Yiannis Kotsiras - Alexandreia (LP Athoos Enochos, 1996)
23:32:11 Nena Venetsanou - Poleis Tou Kalokairiou (1993)
23:36:47 Enya - Orinoco Flow (LP Watermark, 1988)
23:40:40 Loreena McKennitt - Marrakesh Night Market (LP The Mask & The Mirror, 1994)
23:44:23 Sue Thompson & The Dude Martin Band - You Belong To Me (1952)
23:47:26 Pascal Danel - Kilimandjaro (1966)
23:50:54 Cutting Crew - Sahara (LP Broadcast, 1986)
23:54:21 Enya - Storms in Africa (Part II) (LP Watermark, 1988)
23:57:13 Barclay James Harvest - Child Of The Universe (LP Everyone Is Everybody Else, 1974)



Asia & Oceania
(21 December 2016)

Main playlist:
http://ilovemyradio.blogspot.gr/2016/12/asia-oceania-in-songs.html

Broadcast:
http://yourlisten.com/lefteris.lalos.7/my-radio-boo-broadcast-wednesday-21-december-2016

22:00:27 Murray Head - One Night In Bangkok (OST Chess, 1984)
22:04:27 Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting (1974)
22:07:33 Amanda Lear - Queen Of China Town (1977)
22:11:41 Jorge Ben - Taj Mahal (LP Ben, 1972)
22:15:35 Yiannis Kotsiras - Kane To Chimona Kalokairi (2008)
22:19:18 Styx - Mr. Roboto (LP Kilroy Was Here, 1983)
22:23:32 Depeche Mode - Everything Counts (LP Construction Time Again, 1983)
22:27:46 The Cure - The Walk (1983)
22:31:29 The Human League - The Lebanon (LP Hysteria, 1984)
22:35:09 John Lennon - Nobody Told Me (LP Milk & Honey, 1984)
22:38:34 Gwen Stefani - What You Waiting For (2004)
22:41:59 The Kinks - Victoria (1969)
22:45:53 Gene Pitney - Mecca (1963)
22:48:18 Bertie Higgins - Tokyo Joe (LP Pirates & Poets, 1983)
22:51:44 Double - Rangoon Moon (LP Blue, 1985)
22:55:52 Tina Arena - Sorrento Moon (I Remember) (LP Don't Ask, 1995)
23:00:03 Vangelis Germanos - Sta Meri Tou Bali (LP Erotologa, 1987)
23:03:13 Donna Summer - State Of Independence (1982)
23:07:20 Cheb Khaled - Aicha (LP Sahra, 1996)
23:11:34 Simply Red - Jericho (LP Picture Book, 1985)
23:15:12 Passengers feat. Luciano Pavarotti - Miss Sarajevo (1995)
23:20:23 Carole King - Been To Canaan (1972)
23:24:49 Salvatore Adamo - Inch' Allah (1967)
23:28:49 Sandra - Hiroshima (1990)
23:33:03 Led Zeppelin - Kashmir (LP Physical Graffiti, 1975)
23:37:05 Janis Joplin - Cry Baby (LP Pearl, 1971)
23:41:32 Axon [SND] feat. (did) Jer(iddi)M) - Mosque Of Babur (2013)
23:45:42 Kim Wilde - Cambodia (1981 / LP Select, 1982)
23:50:19 The Pogues - Summer In Siam (LP Hell's Ditch, 1990)
23:54:50 T'Pau - China In Your Hand (LP Bridge Of Spies, 1987)
23:58:00 Jean Michel Jarre - Souvenir Of China (LP Les Concerts En Chine, 1982)



and last but not least:
Bands & artists named after a city, country, continent etc.
(06 January 2016)

Playlist & more:
http://ilovemyradio.blogspot.gr/2016/01/my-radio-boo-broadcast-wednesday-6.html

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


Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Asia & Oceania in songs


This is the playlist for my Radio Boo broadcast, tomorrow Wednesday 21 December 2016 with songs referring to Asia & Oceania.


1) ASIA


AFGHANISTAN


Illegal Attacks - IAN BROWN feat. SINEAD O'CONNOR (2007)

It's Alright - PET SHOP BOYS (1989 / STERLING VOID & PASRIS BRIGHTLEDGE)

Modern Dance - LOU REED (2000)

We Didn't Start The Fire - BILLY JOEL (1989 / Russians in Afghanistan)




BABYLON (IRAQ)


Babylon Bisters - STEELY DAN (1980)

Clandestino - MANU CHAO (2000)

Dance Me To The End Of Love - LEONARD COHEN (1984)

Every Beat Of My Heart - ROD STEWART (1986)

Exodus - BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS (1977)

Fu-Gee-La - THE FUGEES (Dec 1995)

Is It Like Today? - WORLD PARTY (1993)

Orinoco Flow - ENYA (1988)

Rivers Of Babylon - BONEY M (1978 / THE MELODIANS)

Rock DJ - ROBBIE WILLIAMS (2000)

The Miracle - QUEEN (1989)

The Richest Man In Babylon - THIEVERY CORPORATION (2002)

The Riddle - NIK KERSHAW (1984)




BANGLADESH


Bangladesh - GEORGE HARRISON (1971)




BORNEO


C'est A Hambourg EDITH PIAF (1955)




CAMBODIA


Cambodia - KIM WILDE (1981)




CHINA


500 Miles - THE HOOTERS (1989 / Tiananmen Square, Beijing)
A hundred tanks along the squareone man stands and stops them there

Beautiful Day - U2 (2000)

Break My Stride - MATTHEW WILDER (1983)

China Girl - DAVID BOWIE (1983 / IGGY POP)

Dragging Me Down - INSPIRAL CARPETS (1992)

I've Seen It All - BJORK feat. THOM YORKE (2000 / Great Wall Of China)

Kung Fu Fighting - CARL DOUGLAS (1974)

Living In China - MEN WITHOUT HATS (1982)

No Myth - MICHAEL PENN (1989)

Queen Of China-Town - AMANDA LEAR (1977 / Shanghai)

Souvenir De Chine - JEAN MICHEL JARRE (1982)

Speed Of Sound - COLDPLAY (2005)

The Love Of Richard Nixon - MANIC STREET PREACHERS (2004)

Walking On The Chinese Wall - PHILIP BAILEY (1985 / Chinese Wall > Great Wall Of China)


Songs about porcelain:


China In Your Hand - T'PAU (1987)

Weather With You - CROWDED HOUSE (1992)

Who's That Girl - EURYTHMICS (1983)




HONG KONG (CHINA)


Hong Kong Garden - SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES (1978)

Passion - ROD STEWART (1980)

The Magnificent Seven - THE CLASH (1981)

Victoria - THE KINKS (1969)




INDIA


Bow Down Mister - JESUS LOVES YOU (1991 / Bombay, Bangalore, Rajastan)

Calcutta (instrumental) - LAWRENCE WELK (Dec 1960 / Calcutta)

Mosque Of Babur - AXON [SND] feat. (did) Jer(iddi)M) (2013 / Mosque Of Babur)

My Army Of Lovers - ARMY OF LOVERS (1990 / Taj Mahal)

Taj Mahal - JORGE BEN (1972 / Taj Mahal)

Thank U - ALANIS MORISSETTE (1999)

The Miracle - QUEEN (1989 / Taj Mahal)

Victoria - THE KINKS (1969)


Songs about Bombay (Mumbai):


Around The World - RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS (1999)

Come Fly With Me - FRANK SINATRA (1958)

Down Under - MEN AT WORK (1981)

Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick - IAN DURY & THE BLOCKHEADS (1978)

Secret Agent Man - JOHNNY RIVERS (1966)

Sympathy For The Devil - THE ROLLING STONES (1968)

Up On The Catwalk - SIMPLE MINDS (1984)




INDONESIA


Orinoco Flow - ENYA (1988 / Bali)

State Of Independence - DONNA SUMMER (1982 / JON & VANGELIS / Indionese)

Στα Μέρη Του Μπαλί - ΒΑΓΓΕΛΗΣ ΓΕΡΜΑΝΟΣ (1987 / Bali)




IRAN (PERSIA)


Alexander The Great - IRON MAIDEN (1986 / Persia)

The Original Wrapper - LOU REED (1986 / Tehran)




IRAQ


Alexander The Great - IRON MAIDEN (1986 / Battle of Arbela AKA The Battle of Gaugamela)

Ali Baba - ΣΑΚΗΣ ΜΠΟΥΛΑΣ (1988 / Βαγδάτη)




JAPAN


Alone In Kyoto - AIR (2003 / Kyoto)

Big In Japan - ALPHAVILLE (1984)

Give It To Me - TIMBALAND feat. NELLY & JUSTIN (2007)

Hiroshima - SANDRA (1990 / WISHFUL THINKING / Hiroshima)

I'm Too Sexy - RIGHT SAID FRED  (1991)

Indian Reservation - PAUL REVERE & THE RAIDERS (1971 / DON FARDON)

Kyoto Song - THE CURE (1985 / Kyoto)

Lies - THOMPSON TWINS (1982)

Madam Butterfly (Un Bel Di Dedremo) - MALCOLM McLAREN feat. BETTY ANN WHITE & DEBBIE COLE (1984 / Nagasaki)

Mr. Roboto - STYX (1983)

Speed Of Sound - COLDPLAY (2005)

The Breaks - KURTIS BLOW (1980)

The Walk - THE CURE (1983)

Turning Japanese - THE VAPORS (1980)

What You Waiting For? - GWEN STEFANI (2004 / Osaka, Tokyo, Harajuku)

Ziggy Stardust - DAVID BOWIE (1972)

Ναγκασάκι - ΜΟΥΣΙΚΕΣ ΤΑΞΙΑΡΧΙΕΣ (1984 / Nagasaki)


Songs about Tokyo:


Dancing In The Street - DAVID BOWIE & MICK JAGGER (1985 / MARTHA & THE VANDELLAS)

Dancing With Myself - BILLY IDOL (1982 / GENERATION X)

I'm A Cuckoo - BELLE & SEBASTIAN (2004 / Harajuku)

Passion - ROD STEWART (1980)

My Army Of Lovers - ARMY OF LOVERS (1990)

Tokyo - NENA (1986)

Tokyo Joe - BERTIE HIGGINS (1983)

Tokyo Nights - KROKUS (1980)

Woman From Tokyo - DEEP PURPLE (1973)




KASHMIR


Kashmir - LED ZEPPELIN (1975)




KOREA 


Everything Counts - DEPECHE MODE (1983)

We Didn't Start The Fire - BILLY JOEL (1989 / North & South Korea)




KUWAIT


Karmacoma - MASSIVE ATTACK (1995)




LEBANON


Ghost Dancing - SIMPLE MINDS (1985)

Shake For The Sheik - THE ESCAPE CLUB (1988 / Beirut)

The Lebanon - HUMAN LEAGUE (1984)

Time For Laughter - LITTLE EDEN (1987Beirut)

War Crimes - THE SPECIAL AKA (1984Beirut)




MALAYSIA 


Bad Girls - WESTLIFE (2001 / Kuala Lumpur)



MESOPOTAMIA (IRAQ)


Mesopotamia - THE B 52's (1982)




MYANMAR (BURMA)


Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick - IAN DURY & THE BLOCKHEADS (1978 / Mandalay)

Rangoon Moon - DOUBLE (1985 / Rangoon)

The Road To Mandalay - ROBBIE WILLIAMS (2001Mandalay)

Time For Laughter - LITTLE EDEN (1987 / Rangoon)




NEPAL


Cry Baby - JANIS JOPLIN (1971 / Kathmandu)

Katmandu - BOB SEGER (1975)

Nobody Told Me - JOHN LENNON (1984 / Kathmandu)




PALESTINE


Been To Canaan - CAROLE KING (1972 / Canaan)

Desolation Row - BOB DYLAN (1965 / good Samaritan > Samaria)

Jericho - SIMPLY RED (1985 / Jericho)

Jokerman - BOB DYLAN (1983 / Sodom & Gomorrah)

Tel Aviv (instrumental) - DURAN DURAN (1981)

Tel Aviv (Hill Of Spring) - MATISSE (2007 / Tel Aviv)

Walls Come Tumbling Down - THE STYLE COUNCIL (1985 / Jericho)

Φρύνη - ΣΤΑΥΡΟΣ ΞΑΡΧΑΚΟΣ & ΣΤΑΜΑΤΗΣ ΚΟΚΟΤΑΣ (1970)


Songs about Jerusalem (Zion)


Fu-Gee-La - THE FUGEES (Dec 1995 / Mount Zion)

Inch' Allah - ADAMO (1967)

Iron, Lion, Zion - BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS (1992)

Mad About You - STING (1991)

Rivers Of Babylon - BONEY M (1978 / THE MELODIANS / Zion)

Viva La Vida - COLDPLAY (2008)




PHILIPPINES


One Night In Bangkok - MURRAY HEAD (1984)

Tonight (Best You Ever Had) - JOHN LEGEND feat. LUDACRIS (2012 / Manila)




SAUDI ARABIA


Fluorescend Adolescent - ARCTIC MONKEYS (2007 / Mecca dauber > refers to a large male organ)

Mecca - GENE PITNEY (1963 / Mecca)

Miss Sarajevo - PASSENGERS feat. LUCIANO PAVAROTTI (1995Mecca)




SHEBA (YEMEN)


Aicha - KHALED (1996 / Reine de Saba)




SINGAPORE


On A Little Street In Singapore - MANHATTAN TRANSFER (1978)

Victoria - THE KINKS (1969)




SYRIA


Πόλεις Του Καλοκαιριού - ΝΕΝΑ ΒΕΝΕΤΣΑΝΟΥ (1993 / Δαμασκός)

Φρύνη - ΣΤΑΥΡΟΣ ΞΑΡΧΑΚΟΣ & ΣΤΑΜΑΤΗΣ ΚΟΚΟΤΑΣ (1970 / Δαμασκός)




THAILAND (SIAM)


Let's Do It - EARTHA KITT (1956 / Siam, Siamese twins)

Like A Rolling Stone - BOB DYLAN (1965 / Siamese cats)

Lips Like Sugar - ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN (1987 / Siamese twin)

One Night In Bangkok - MURRAY HEAD (1984 / Bangkok)

Passion - ROD STEWART (1980 / Bangkok)

State Of Independence - DONNA SUMMER (1982 / JON & VANGELIS / Siamese)

Summer In Siam - THE POGUES (1990)

Under My Thumb - THE ROLLING STONES (1966 / Siamese cat)




TIBET


State Of Independence - DONNA SUMMER (1982 / JON & VANGELIS)




UNITED ARAB EMIRATES


Κάνε Το Χειμώνα Καλοκαίρι - ΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ ΚΟΤΣΙΡΑΣ (2008 / Dubai)




VIETNAM


19 - PAUL HARDCASTLE (1985 / Saigon)

Born In The U.S.A. - BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN (1984 / Saigon)

Camouflage - STAN RIDGWAY (1986)

Goodnight Saigon - BILLY JOEL (1982)

You're In The Army Now - BOLLAND (1981 / Nam)




YEMEN


Ένας Νέγρος Θερμαστής Από Το Τζιμπουτί - ΘΑΝΟΣ ΜΙΚΡΟΥΤΣΙΚΟΣ & ΒΑΣΙΛΗΣ ΠΑΠΑΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΥ (Aden)




2) OCEANIA



AUSTRALIA


Sorrento Moon (I Remember) - TINA ARENA (1995 / Sorrento)

Streets Of Your Town - THE GO-BETWEENS (1988 / Brisbane)




FIJI


Orinoco Flow - ENYA (1988)

Voyage Voyage - DESIRELESS (December 1986)



Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Africa in songs


This is the playlist for my Radio Boo broadcast, tomorrow Wednesday 14 December 2016 with songs referring to Africa.



AFRICA IN GENERAL


Africa - ALBATROS (1975 / the original version of L'ete Indien by Joe Dassin)

Africa (Voodoo Master) - ROSE LAURENS (1982)

Buffalo Soldier - BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS (1983 / the song refers to the soldiers of the 10th cavalry regiment soldiers)

On The Border - AL STEWART (1976)

Radio Africa - LATIN QUARTER (1985)

Storms In Africa (Part 2) - ENYA (1988)

Under African Skies - PAUL SIMON & LINDA RONSTADT (1987)




ALGERIA


I Lost My Baby - JEAN LELOUP (2002)

You Belong To Me - SUE THOMPSON & THE DUDE MARTIN BAND (1952 / Old Algiers)

Ένας Νέγρος Θερμαστής Από Το Τζιμπουτί - ΘΑΝΟΣ ΜΙΚΡΟΥΤΣΙΚΟΣ & ΒΑΣΙΛΗΣ ΠΑΠΑΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΥ (1979Αλγέρι)




BURUNDI


Burundi Blues - BEATS INTERNATIONAL (1990)




CAPE VERDE


Sodade - CESARIA EVORA (1992 / Sao Nikolau)




CONGO (ZAIRE)


Bongo Bong - MANU CHAO (1999)

In Zaire - JOHNNY WAKELIN (1976 / about the famous boxing agon in Kinshasa)

We Didn't Start The Fire - BILLY JOEL (1989 / Belgian Congo)




DJIBOUTI


Ένας Νέγρος Θερμαστής Από Το Τζιμπουτί - ΘΑΝΟΣ ΜΙΚΡΟΥΤΣΙΚΟΣ & ΒΑΣΙΛΗΣ ΠΑΠΑΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΥ (1979)




EGYPT


Do The Strand - ROXY MUSIC (1973 / Spinx)

Egyptian Reggae - JONATHAN RICHMAN & THE MODERN LOVERS (1977)

Fire In Cairo - THE CURE (1979)

Misirlou - DICK DALE & HIS DEL-TONES (1962 & 1994 / misirlou means Egyptian woman or girl & Misr -called Misiri by Hellenic sailors- means Egypt in Arab)

Night Boat To Cairo - MADNESS (1979)

Nights Over Egypt - THE JONES GIRLS (1981)

The Bad Touch - BLOODHOUND GANG (1999)

Αλεξάνδρεια - ΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ ΚΟΤΣΙΡΑΣ (1996 / Alexandria)




ETHIOPIA


Ghost Dancing - SIMPLE MINDS (1985)

Woman - NENEH CHERRY (1996)




GUINEA-BISSAU


Orinoco Flow - ENYA (1988 / Bissau)




LIBERIA


Liberian Girl - MICHAEL JACKSON (1987)




LIBYA


Orinoco Flow - ENYA (1988 / Tripoli)




MALI


Medicine Show - BIG AUDIO DYNAMITE (1985 / Timbuktu)

Spice Up You Life - SPICE GIRLS (1997Timbuktu)




MOROCCO


Casablanca - BERTIE HIGGINS (1982 / Casablanca)

Casablanca - LOW DEEP T (2012 / Casablanca)

Marrakesh Express - CROSBY, STILLS & NASH (1969 / Casablanca, Marrakesh)

Marrakesh Night Market - LOREENA McKENNITT (1994) / Marrakesh)

Modern Dance - LOU REED (2000 / Tangiers)

On The Floor - JENNIFER LOPEZ feat. PITBULL (2011)

The Ride To Agadir - MIKE BATT with THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (1977 / Agadir, Casablaca, Marrakesh, Atlas Mountain)




NIGERIA


Hello Africa - DR. ALBAN (1990)

Lagos Jump - THRID WORLD (1983LagosAba)




SAHARA


Sahara - CUTTING CREW (1986)

Sahara Night - F.R. DAVID (1986)

Sindbad (German intro(1975)

Tea In The Sahara - THE POLICE (1983)

Viva Sahara - SCRAPTOWN (1984)

Voyage Voyage - DESIRELESS (December 1986)




SAO TOME & PRINCIPE


Sodade - CESARIA EVORA (1992 / Sao Tome)




SIERRA LEONE


Diamonds From Sierra Leone - KANYE WEST (2005)




SOUTH AFRICA


Biko - PETER GABRIEL (1980 / Port Elizabeth)

Child Of The Universe - BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST (1974)

Ghost Dancing - SIMPLE MINDS (1985)

Gimme Hope Jo'anna - EDDY GRANT (1988 / Joanna stands for Johannesburg / Soweto)

Pata Pata - MIRIAM MAKEBA (1967 / Johannesburg)

Sun City - ARTISTS UNITED AGAINS APPARTHEID (1985Sun City)




SUDAN


Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick - IAN DURY & THE BLOCKHEADS (1978)

Orinoco Flow - ENYA (1988 / Khartoum)




TANZANIA


Africa - TOTO (1982 / Kilimanjaro, Serengeti)

Kilimandjaro - PASCAL DANEL (1966 / Kilimanjaro)

Zanzibar - SERGIO MENDES & BRASIL '77 (1971 / Zanzibar)




TUNISIA


Πόλεις Του Καλοκαιριού - ΝΕΝΑ ΒΕΝΕΤΣΑΝΟΥ (1993 / Καρχηδόνα > Carthage)




ZIMBABWE


Master Blaster (Jammin') - STEVIE WONDER (1980)