Thursday, April 23, 2015

Generating Steam Heat radio show 21.04.15-New Wave Special.

This weeks show was Gentleman Jimmy Tees new wave special concentrating on tunes from the mid to late 70’s and early 80’s. Back to the normal mix of new and old next week.

The playlist and some notes:

The Plimsouls-A Million Miles Away (From the Geffen Records album ‘Everywhere at Once’ 1983)

The Go Go’s-We Got the Beat (Stiff Records 7’’ 1980)

The Nerves-Hanging on the Telephone (From the self titled 7’’ EP, The Nerves Records 7’’ 1976)

Blondie-Sunday Girl (Version Francaise) (Chrysalis Records 7’’ 1979)

Elton Motello-Jet Boy, Jet Girl (Lightning Records 7’’ 1977) 

The original version of Plastic Bertrands ‘Ca Plane Por Moi’? The story of Elton Motello aka AlanWard.

The Jags-Back of my Hand (Island Records 7’’ 1979)

The Records-Starry Eyes (Virgin Records 7’’ 1978)

The Cars-Just What I Needed (Elektra Records 7’’ 1978)

Talking Heads-Mind (From the Sire Records album ‘Fear of Music’ 1979)

XTC-Life Begins at the Hop (Virgin Records 7’’ 1979)

Clive Pig and the Hopeful Chinamen-Happy Birthday Sweet 16 (Waldo’s Records 7’’ 1979)

The Jam-Away From the Numbers (From the Polydor Records album ‘In the City’ 1977)

The Clash-Lost in the Supermarket (From the CBS Records album ‘London Calling’ 1979)

Tubeway Army-Are Friends Electric? (Beggars Banquet Records 7’’ 1979)

Gentleman Jimmy Tee mentioned that this was used on a TV advert at the time-he was wrong. It was a different Tubeway Army song that was used for this Lee Cooper jeans TV ad…

Shrink-Valid or Void (A&M Records 7’’ 1979)

The unique Shrink in action...

Starjets-War Stories (Epic Records 7’’ 1979)

Gentleman Jimmy Tees surprise after show additional vinyl meltdown track…

Motorhead/Girlschool-Bomber-Gentleman Jimmy Tees accidental 33rpm stoner rock version (From the Bronze Records 10’’ EP ‘St Valentines Day Massacre’ 1981)

Download the show as a MP3 here.

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