Throughout the writing, I can’t help sprinkling in the odd musical reference. As far as I can remember, this is them..where I can find the YouTube link I have tried to link. Work in progress. More to add at the top and the bottom.

It don’t need no Sherlock to work out that I am white and middle aged. 😉

Can’t Get There From Here – REM

Ninety Nine And A Half Won’t Do – Diana Ross

Reverend Black Grape – Black Grape

Good & Gone – Screaming Blue Messiahs (@3m25s)

The Weight – Staple Singers / The Band

Darkness on the Edge Of Town – Bruce Springsteen

Nice And Easy – Frank Sinatra

Train In Vain – The Clash

American Pie – Don McLean

From A Buick 6 – Bob Dylan

I Know Its Over – Smiths

Sorry Uncle Albert – Paul & Linda McCartney

Pretty Vacant – Sex Pistols

What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye

Sins of The Father – Tom Waits

My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts – David Byrne & Brian Eno

Crocodile Crying – Martyn Stephenson & The Daintees

Sour Times – Portishead

Reel Around The Fountain – Smiths

Cars and Girls – Prefab Sprout

Respect – Aretha Franklin

The Trouble With Me – Barry White

Living On The Ceiling – Blancmange

King of Birds – REM

Needle & The Damage Done – Neil Young

Down To Zero – Joan Armatrading

Complete Control – The Clash

Its Alright Ma – Bob Dylan

Alice – Sisters Of Mercy


4 Responses to Tracks

  1. Paul Pinfield says:

    No Radiohead, no music…

  2. Anna says:

    I’m certainly appreciating the choice of trackshere. Especially the Smiths! Thumbs up!

  3. Shan Kelly says:

    thx for this track list. t’is Ages since I heard the Screaming Blue Messiahs. great blog. My favourite SBM vid on YouTube is I can speak American.
    Who do you think should win the Orwell blog prize this year?
    it Just seems like we are at an exciting moment for the blogosphere. I am just wondering which bloggers are rated must reads now and which ones Orwell would like if he were around.

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