Welcome to a special one-off edition of Jocknroll Radio. I played some of my favourite Scottish artists from the 1960s through to the current day. We also had a number of features, including a round of Connect 3, Something Old Something New, Bus to Bellshill, a Scottish 12″ mix, Nova Scotia, The A to Z of Jocknroll and Twa of a Kind.
Camera Obscura – Honey in the Sun (4AD 2009)
The Beatstalkers – Base Line (Decca 1966) (Show Theme)
Belle and Sebastian – I’m a Cuckoo (Rough Trade 2004)
Roddy Hart – Send a Message (Vertical 2009)
Daniel Wylie – Define Love (Neon Tetra 2007)
Bis – Action and Drama (Wiiija 1999)
Justin Currie – What Is Love For? (Rykodisc 2007)
Sergeant – Sunshine (Shy Recordings 2009)
The Blue Nile – Because of Toledo (Epstein 2004) (Connect 3)
Green Peppers/Isobel Campbell – Blink of an Eye (Neon Tetra 2007) (Connect 3)
Ivor Cutler – Yellow Fly (Virgin 1975) (Connect 3)
Attic Lights – Never Get Sick of the Sea (Island 2008)
Trashcan Sinatras – Prisons (Lo-Five Records 2009)
The Associates – Party Fears Two (WEA 1982) 12″
The Poets – That’s The Way It’s Got to Be (Decca 1965) (Something Old, Something New)
Ally Kerr – Could Have Been a Contender (Much Obliged 2007) (Something Old, Something New)
BMX Bandits – The Road of Love Is Paved With Banana Skins (Shoeshine 2003) (Bus to…Bellshill)
Teenage Fanclub – Slow Fade (PeMA 2005) (Bus to…Bellshill)
The Bluebells – Wishful Thinking (Will She Always Be Waiting) (London 1984)
Orange Juice – I Can’t Help Myself (Polydor 1982)
Randolph’s Leap – As I Lie In the Mud (Download 2010) (Nova Scotia)
The Reindeer Section – Cartwheels (Bright Star 2002)
Aztec Camera – The Boy Wonders (Rough Trade 1983) (The A to Z of Jocknroll – A)
Aberfeldy – Heliopolis By Night (Rough Trade 2004) (The A to Z of Jocknroll – A)
The Orchids – Thaumaturgy (Sarah 1992) (Twa of a Kind)
The Orchids – The Way That You Move (Pebble 2011) (Twa of a Kind)
Superstar – Superstar (Camp Fabulous 1997)
Big Dish – Miss America (WEA 1990)
The View – Grace (1965 2011)
Thanks, as ever, to everyone who tuned in. I’ll be back on Thursday with my normal show, Where The Action Is. Your contributions are always appreciated and very much welcomed. Tonight’s show included requests for Gaz Sharpe, Philip Stout, Mrs Cat, Rocky and Simon Goddard.
You can tune in every Thursday night between 8.30pm and 10pm on 98.8 FM in and around Edinburgh and online via www.leithfm.co.uk or using TuneIn Web Tuner.You can also join in the chat during the show on the “Where The Action Is (Radio Show)” Facebook page. If you’re listening in the USA the show starts at 1230 (PST), 1330 (MST), 1430 (CST) and 1530 (EST).
Requests are welcome for the show, including the features, and I’ll try and accommodate them all, although it may take a couple of weeks to slot them all in.
That’s it for this week. Until next time, it’s good day and good health.