Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Songs referring to other songs

This is the playlist for my Radio Boo broadcast, tomorrow Wednesday 11 January 2017 with songs referring to other songs.

All Summer Long - KID ROCK (LP Rock N Roll Jesus, 2007)
Lyrics: singing Sweet Home Alabama all summer long
Song: Sweet Home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd, 1974)

All You Need Is Love - THE BEATLES (single, 1967)
Song: She Loves You (The Beatles, 1963)

American Pie - DON McLEAN (LP American Pie, 1971)
Lyrics: this will be the day that I die
Song: That'll Be The Day (The Crickets, 1957)

Angel Eyes (Home & Away) - WET WET WET (LP Popped In, Souled Out, 1987)
Lyrics: and time on time again I walk on by with the look of love
Walk On By (Dionne Warwick, 1964)
The Look Of Love (Dusty Springfield, 1967)

Angel Of Harlem - U2 (LP Rattle & Hum, 1988)
Lyrics: we got John Coltrane and a love supreme
Song & LP: A Love Supreme - Acknowledgement (John Coltrane, 1965)

Ariel - DEAN FRIEDMAN (LP Dean Friedman1977)
Lyrics: I met a young girl, she sang mighty fine ''Tears on my pillow" and "Ave Maria"
Tears On My Pillow (Little Anthony & The Imperials, 1958)
Ave Maria

Ashes To Ashes - DAVID BOWIE (LP Scary Monsters, 1980)
Lyrics: Ground control... Major Tom's a junkie
Song: Space Oddity (David Bowie, 1969)

Astrud - BASIA (LP Time & Tide, 1987)
Lyrics:''One Note Samba'' will never be the same
Song (original version & Astrud's version):
Samba de Uma Nota So (Joao Gilberto, 1960)
One Not Samba (Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto, 1964)

Back Stabbers - O'JAYS (single, 1972)
Lyrics: ''Smiling Faces Sometimes'' tell lies
Song (original version & version referred to):
Smiling Faces Sometimes (The Temptations, 1971)
Smiling Faces Sometimes (The Undisputed Truth, 1971)

Black Velvet - ALANNAH MYLES (LP Alannah Myles, 1989)
Lyrics: "Love Me Tender" leaves 'em cryin' in the aisle
Song: Love Me Tender (Elvis Presley, 1956)

Calling Elvis - DIRE STRAITS (LP On Every Street, 1991)
Heartbreak Hotel (1956)
Don't Be Cruel (1956)
Return To Sender (1962)

Crocodile Rock - ELTON JOHN (LP Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player, 1972)
Song: Rock Around The Clock (Bill Haley & His Comets, 1955)

Don't Need A Gun - BILLY IDOL (LP Whiplash Smile, 1986)
Song: Be-Bop-A-Lula (Gene Vincent, 1956)

Drive - R.E.M. (LP Automatic For The People, 1992)
Lyrics: maybe you rock around the clock
Song: Rock Around The Clock (Bill Haley & His Comets, 1955)

Funky Cold Medina - TONE LOC (LP Loc'ed After Dark, 1989)
Lyrics: like Mick Jagger said ''I can't get no satisfaction''
Song: (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (The Rolling Stones, 1965)

Hey, Soul Sister - TRAIN (LP Save Me, San Francisco, 2009)
Lyrics: like a virgin, you're Madonna
Song: Like A Virgin (Madonna, 1984)

I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor - ARCTIC MONKEYS (LP Whatever People.... 2005)
Lyrics: Your name isn't Rio but I don't care for sand
Song: Rio (Duran Duran, 1982)

(I Don't Want To Go To) Chelsea - ELVIS COSTELLO & THE ATTRACTIONS (LP This Year's Model, 1978)
Lyrics: Photographs of fancy tricks to get your kicks at sixty-six
Song: Route 66 (Nat King Cole, 1946)

It's My Life - BON JOVI (LP Crush, 2000)
Lyrics: like Frankie said I did it ''My Way''
Song: My Way (Frank Sinatra, 1969)

Jeannie, Jeannie, Jeannie - EDDIE COCHRAN (single, 1958)
Blue Suede Shoes (Carl Perkins, 1956)
Rock Around The Clock (Bill Haley & His Comets, 1955)

Land Of 1.000 Dances - WILSON PICKETT (single, 1966)
Song: Long Tall Sally (Little Richard, 1956)

Lloyd, I'm Ready To Be Heartbroken - CAMERA OBSCURA (LP Let's Get Out Of This Country, 2006)
Song: Are You Ready To Be Heartbroken (Lloyd Cole & The Commotions1984)

Make Me Lose Control - ERIC CARMEN (single, 1988)
Lyrics: Jennifer's got her daddy's car, she's playing up-town on the stereo...
Jennifer's singin' "Stand by Me" and she knows every single word by heart...
(And then they played) Back in my arms again
Uptown (The Crystals, 1962)
Stand By Me (Ben E. King, 1961)
Back In My Arms Again (The Supremes, 1965)

Mambo Italiano - FLABBY feat. CARLA BONI (single, 1998)
Sneaking Out The Back Door (Matt Bianco, 1984)
Quando, Quando, Quando (Tony Renis, 1962)

Me & My Monkey - ROBBIE WILLIAMS (LP Escapology, 2002)
Lyrics & songs: ''I left my wallet in El Segundo''... sticking on Kurt Cobain singing bout Lithium
I Left My Wallet In El Segundo (A Tribe Called Quest, 1990)
Lithium (Nirvana1991)
Sheena Easton

Nightshift - THE COMMODORES (LP Nightshift, 1985)
Lyrics: talk to me so you can see what's going on
What's Going On (Marvin Gaye, 1971)
(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) higher & highr (Jackie Wilson, 1967)

1973 - JAMES BLUNT (LP All The Lost Souls2007)
Lyrics & Songs:
As Time Goes By (Dooley Wilson, 1942)
Here We Go Again (Ray Charles, 1967)
I Can See Clearly Now (Johnny Nash, 1972)

On Mercury - RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS (LP By The Way, 2002)
Lyrics: we don't stop rock around the clock
Song: Rock Around The Clock (Bill Haley & His Comets, 1955)

Radar Love - GOLDEN EARRING (LP Moontan, 1973)
Lyrics: The radio is playing some forgotten song, Brenda Lee's "Coming On Strong"
Song: Coming On Strong (Brenda Lee, 1966)

Rip It Up - ORANGE JUICE (single, 1983)
Song: Boredom (Buzzcocks, 1977)

Rock On - DAVID ESSEX (single, 1973)
Lyrics & songs:
Summertime Blues (Eddie Cochran, 1958)
Blue Suede Shoes (Carl Perkins, 1956)

Rocket - DEF LEPPARD (LP Hysteria, 1987)
Lyrics & Songs:
"Jack Flash" > Jumpin' Jack Flash (The Rolling Stones, 1969)
"Rocket Man" > Rocket Man (Elton John, 1972)
"Sgt. Pepper & the Band" > Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band
  (The Beatles, 1967)
"Ziggy" > "Ziggy Stardust" (David Bowie, 1972)
"Bennie and the Jets" (Elton John, 1973)
"Satellite of Love" (Lou Reed, 1972)
"Laser Love" (T.Rex, 1976)
"Jet" (Paul McCartney & Wings, 1973)
"Johnny B." & Johnny B. Goode (Chuck Berry, 1958)
"Jean Genie" (David Bowie, 1973)
"Killer Queen" (Queen, 1974)
"Dizzy Lizzy" & "Dizzy Miss Lizzy" (The Beatles, 1965 /
  also a nod to Thin Lizzy)
"Major Tom" & "Space Oddity" (David Bowie, 1969)
"Block Buster!" (Sweet, 1973)

Roll Over Beethoven - CHUCK BERRY (single, 1956)
Lyrics: don't you step on my blue suede shoes
Song: Blue Suede Shoes (Carl Perkins, 1956)

Runnin' Down A Dream - TOM PETTY (LP Full Moon Fever, 1989)
Lyrics: me & Del were singing Little Runaway
Song: Runaway (Del Shannon, 1961)

17 Again - EURYTHMICS (LP Peace, 1999)
Lyrics: sweet dreams are made of anything that gets you in the scene... sweet dreams are made of this, who am I to disagree...
Song: Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) (Eurythmics, 1983)

Stan - EMINEM feat. DIDO (The Marshall Mathers LP, 2000)
Lyrics: you know the song by Phil Collins ''In The Air Of The Night''
Song: In The Air Tonight (Phil Collins, 1981)

Stop The Rock - APOLLO 440 (single, 1999)
Lyrics: dancing like Madonna into the groovy
SongInto The Groove (Madonna, 1985)

Sweet Home Alabama - LYNYRD SKYNYRD (LP Second Helping, 1974)
Lyrics: a southern man don't need him round
Song: Southern Man (Neil Young, 1970)

Sweet Soul Music - ARTHUR CONLEY (single, 1967)
Songs & artists:
Going To A Go-Go (Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, 1965)
Love's A Hurtin' Thing (Lou Rawls, 1966)
Hold On, I'm Coming (Sam & Dave, 1966)
Mustang Sally (Wilson Pickett, 1966)
Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song) (Otis Redding, 1966)
James Brown

Take Me Home Tonight (Be My Baby) - EDDIE MONEY feat. RONNIE SPECTOR (LP Can't Hold Back, 1986)
Lyrics: be my little baby
Song: Be My Baby (The Ronettes, 1963)

That's The Way I Wanna Rock 'N Roll - AC / DC (LP Blow Up Your Video, 1988)
Lyrics: Be Bop A Lula baby What'd I Say
Be Bop A Lula (Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps, 1956)
What'd I Say (Ray Charles, 1959)

The Tears Of A Clown - SMOKEY ROBINSON & THE MIRACLES (LP Make It Happen, 1967)
Lyrics: Just like Pagliacci did, I try to keep my surface hid
Song: Pagliacci (Italian opera by Ruggero Leoncavallo, 1892)

Thunder Road - BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN (LP Born To Run, 1975)
Lyrics: the radio plays Roy Orbison singing ror the lonely
Song: Only The Lonely (Roy Orbison, 1960)

Too Old To Rock & Roll: Too Young To Die - JETHRO TULL (LP Too Old... 1976)
Lyrics: they've thrown way their Blue Suede Shoes
Song: Blue Suede Shoes (Carl Perkins1956)

Train In Vain (Stand By Me) - THE CLASH (LP London Calling, 1979)
Lyrics: You say you stand by your man, tell me something I don't understand
Song: Stand By Your Man (Tammy Wynette, 1968)

Tribute (Right On) - THE PASADENAS (LP To Whom It May Concern, 1988)
Songs & artists:
Tutti Frutti (Little Richard, 1955)
All Shook Up (Elvis Presley, 1957)
Sam Cooke
Jackie Wilson
Oti Redding
James Brown
What's Going On (Marvin Gaye, 1971)
For Once In My Love (Stevie Wonder, 1968)
The Tears Of a Clown (Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, 1970)
Ike & Tine Turner
Aretha Franklin
Jimmi Hendrix
The Jackson 5

Walk Of Life - DIRE STRAITS (LP Brothers In Arms, 1985)
Be Bop A Lula (Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps, 1956)
What'd I Say (Ray Charles, 1959)
I Got A Woman (Ray Charles, 1954)

Walking In Memphis - MARC COHN (LP Marc Cohn, 1991)
Lyrics: put on my Blue Suede Shoes
Song: Blue Suede Shoes (Carl Perkins1956)

When Do I Get To Sing "My Way" - SPARKS (LP Gratuitous Sax & Senseless Violins, 1994)
Song: My Way (Frank Sinatra, 1969)

When We Was Fab - GEORGE HARRISON (LP Cloud Nine, 1987)
Lyrics & Songs:
You've Really Got A Hold On Me (The Miracles, 1962)
It's All Over Now, Baby Blue (Bob Dylan, 1965)

Πάμε Όλοι Μαζί Σε Μια Παραλία - ΗΜΙΣΚΟΥΜΠΡΙΑ (single, 2001)
CopaCabana (At The Copa) - BARRY MANILOW (1978)
Legalize It - PETER TOSH (1976)

The playlist:

22:00:26 Def Leppard - Rocket (LP Hysteria, 1987)
22:04:56 Golden Earring - Radar Love (LP Moontan, 1973)
22:09:28 Tom Petty - Runnin' Down A Dream (LP Full Moon Fever, 1989)
22:14:08 Eddie Money feat. Ronnie Spector - Take Me Home Tonight (Be My Baby) (LP Can't Hold Back, 1986)
22:17:35 Eric Carmen - Make Me Lose Control (1988)
22:22:26 Marc Cohn - Walking In Memphis (LP Marc Cohn, 1991)
22:26:27 Elton John - Crocodile Rock (LP Don't Shoot Me... 1972)
22:30:16 Wilson Pickett - Land Of 1000 Dances (1966)
22:32:37 Arthur Conley - Sweet Soul Music (1967)
22:34:53 Berry, Chuck - Roll Over Beethoven (1956)
22:37:13 Eddie Cochran - Jeannie, Jeannie, Jeannie (1958)
22:39:22 Apollo 440 - Stop The Rock (1999)
22:42:57 Sparks - When Do I Get To Sing '"My Way" (LP Gratuitous Sax & Senseless Violins, 1994)
22:47:45 Orange Juice - Rip It Up (1983)
22:51:27 The Clash - Train in Vain (Stand by Me) (LP London Calling, 1979)
22:54:24 The Pasadenas - Tribute (Right On) (LP To Whom It May Concern, 1988)
22:59:25 Camera Obscura - Lloyd, I'm Ready To Be Heartbroken (LP Let's Get Out Of This Country, 2006)
23:03:08 Flabby feat. Carla Boni - Mambo Italiano (1998)
23:06:22 Basia - Astrud (LP Time & Tide, 1987)
23:10:30 Train - Hey Soul Sister (LP Save Me, San Francisco, 2009)
23:14:14 U2 - Angel of Harlem (LP Rattle and Hum, 1988)
23:18:04 George Harrison - When We Was Fab (LP Cloud Nine, 1987)
23:21:45 Dire Straits - Calling Elvis (LP On Every Street, 1991)
23:27:31 Alannah Myles - Black Velvet (LP Alannah Myles, 1989)
23:32:17 Eurythmics - 17 Again (LP Peace, 1999)
23:36:57 The O Jays - Back Stabbers (1972)
23:40:15 The Commodores - Nightshift (1985)
23:44:30 R.E.M. - Drive (LP Automatic For The People, 1992)
23:48:45 Jethro Tull - Too Old To Rock 'n' Roll: Too Young To Die (LP Too Old.... 1976)
23:52:31 David Essex - Rock On (1973)
23:56:35 Smokey Robinson and The Miracles - The Tears Of A Clown (LP Make It Happen, 1967)

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