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Tuesday 12 November 2013, 09:46

Simon Mayo Simon Mayo Presenter

*not actually true, we will doubtless be awash with caffeine by the time 5pm comes around
Cloudy with a chance of a chocolate digestive later. Small pleasures indeed. Yesterday was spent watching HungerGames:Catching Fire (embargo signed, phone handed over, security making sure we don't record/transcribe/act out any of the key scenes), then followed by a chat with a sleepy, just-off-the-plane Jennifer Lawrence. I tend to agree with those who consider to be utterly brilliant, long may the odds be in he favour (Hunger Games ref).
Well today is Dave Edmonds day. What a star. I've loved his stuff for a long time and consider 'I knew The Bride' as one of the best singles ever. And he has his first new alum since 1994 called '...Again' and he says he's played every instrument, turned every dial and flicked every switch on this album. He returned to Wales 10 years ago after basing himself in LA where he was signed to Led Zepplin's Swansong Records. Now he's back and he's very welcome. Dave after 6.
And I think, inspired by David Dimbleby's tattoo, it has to be TATTOO tunes please. Any discreet and tasteful tattooed bloggers?
Have an eloquent and inspired Tuesday, see you after 5.

 

 

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    Comment number 1.

    Happy Tuesday Simon & the Driveteam and hello again m'cohorts in blogland ..


    #TattooOldies


    A PICTURE OF YOU - JOE BROWN AND THE BRUVVERS

    NEEDLE AND THE DAMAGE DONE - NEIL YOUNG

    BODY TALK - IMAGINATION

    COULD IT BE FOREVER? - DAVID CASSIDY



    :^)

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    Comment number 2.

    Hello again

    TATTOO oldies

    I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN – Frank Sinatra

    THE NEEDLE AND THE DAMAGE DONE – Neil Young

    PAIN KILLER – Turin Brakes

    FLESH FOR FANTASY – Billy Idol

    PAINT A VULGAR PICTURE – The Smiths

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    Comment number 3.

    Rebel Rebel - David Bowie
    I've got your number written on the back of my hand - The Jags
    First picture of you - Lotus Eaters

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    Comment number 4.

    Good morning again everyone

    Looking forward to hearing Dave Edmunds, later!

    Tattoo tunes.... that's different!

    ART FOR ART'S SAKE ~ 10cc

    BLACK IS BLACK ~ Los Bravos

    I GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN ~ Four Seasons

    EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY ~ Rod Stewart

    DRAW THE LINE ~ David Gray

    NEEDLES AND PINS ~ The Searchers or Smokie

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    Comment number 5.

    Morning fine folk of the blog


    THE NEEDLE AND THE DAMAGE DONE - NEIL YOUNG

    NEEDLES AND PINS - THE SEARCHES

    TATTOO - THE WHO

    TATTOO - THE BEAUTIFUL SOUTH

    TATTOO’D LADY - RORY GALLAGHER

    BACK FOR GOOD - TAKE THAT

    PERFECT SKIN - LLOYD COLE & THE COMMOTIONS

    I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN - FRANK SINATRA

    HURT - JOHNNY CASH

    OVER MY SHOULDER - MIKE & THE MECHANICS

    TATTOOED LOVE BOYS - PRETENDERS

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    Comment number 6.

    PERFECT SKIN ~ Lloyd Cole

    PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN ~ Status Quo

    PICTURES OF LILY ~ The Who

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    Comment number 7.

    Good Morning again –

    Good Morning Simon & Team!

    TattooOldies? Goodness!

    I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN – Ol’ Blue Eyes

    SKIN DEEP – Stranglers

    A DESIGN FOR LIFE - Manics

    THE OLDEST SWINGER IN TOWN – Fred Wedlock

    LYDIA THE TATTOO’D LADY – Groucho Marx – or The Muppets

    TATTOO – Mike Oldfield

    TATTOO’D MILLIONAIRE – Bruce Dickinson

    OUCH! THAT HURT! – Dionne Bromfield

    TENDER – Blur

    NEEDLE AND DAMAGE DONE – Neil Young

    I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER – Beatles

    I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER – Jim Diamond

    WHY? – Annie Lennox

    BORN TO BE WILD - SteppenWolf

    CRAZY – Patsy Cline

    CRAZY - IceHouse

    STILL CRAZY AFTER ALL THESE YEARS – Paul Simon

    THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE – Pretenders

    STUCK WITH YOU – Huey Lewis

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    Comment number 8.

    Stuck on you - Lionel Richie
    Flesh for fantasy - Billy Idol

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    Comment number 9.

    In honour of DD's new scorpion tattoo

    Wind of Change - THE SCORPIONS

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    Comment number 10.

    Good Morning Simon, Team and Blogpoppets

    #tattoooldies

    PICTURE THIS - Blondie

    OVER MY SHOULDER - Mike and the Mechanics

    NEEDLES AND PINS - The Searchers

    SIGN YOUR NAME - Terence Trent Darby

    BODY TALK - Imagination

    ART FOR ART'S SAKE - 10CC

    HEART ON MY SLEEVE - Gallagher and Lyle

    ~X~

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    Comment number 11.

    JORDIN SPARKS- Tattoo

    INK – Ink goes on

    SMOKIE - Needles and Pins (but the Searchers version just as nice

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    Comment number 12.

    REM - Everybody Hurts

    PINK FLOYD - Comfortably Numb (well you would need to be to get a tattoo!)

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    Comment number 13.

    Hi Simon and everyone

    Congratulations on the mentions last night especially the debuting Marshy!!

    I hate Tatoos and never and will ever have one. I think once you ink up the first time it becomes an unwelcome addiction!!

    1. FIRST PICTURE OF YOU - Lotus Eaters
    2, PICTURE THIS - Blondie
    3. BEHIND A PAINTED SMILE - The Isley Brothers
    4. THE INK IS BLACK - Three Dog Night
    5. HEAL THE PAIN - George Micheal
    6. SOMETHING FOR THE PAIN - Bon Jovi
    7. NEEDLES AND PINS - The Searchers
    8. ART FOR ARTS SAKE - 10cc
    9. SLOW HAND - Pointer Sisters
    10. ALWAYS AND FOREVER - Heatwave

    Laters

    Mandy ;)

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    Comment number 14.

    PAINT A VULGAR PICTURE - The Smiths

    THE BOY WITH THE THORN IN HIS SIDE - The Smiths

    SKIN DEEP - The Stranglers

    SUNDAY MORNING - The Velvet Underground (for all those people who wake up the morning after a hefty night out having had a tattoo they can't remember and don't want)

    SENSES WORKING OVERTIME - XTC

    THAT'S NOT MY NAME - The Ting Tings

    PICTURE THIS - Blondie

    JUST LOOK AT ME NOW - Chumbawamba

    THE DAMAGE DONE - The Sisters of Mercy

    NO TIME TO CRY - The Sisters of Mercy

    DON'T TRY AND STOP ME MOTHER - The Wedding Present

    NOBODY'S TWISTING YOUR ARM - The Wedding Present

    ANYONE CAN MAKE A MISTAKE - The Wedding Present

    CONTROVERSIAL SUBJECT - The The

    INFECTED - The The

    JEALOUS OF YOUTH - The The

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    Comment number 15.

    #TATTOO


    ALL THE THINGS SHE SAID - t.A.T.u



    :^)

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    Comment number 16.

    BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - Fade away

    BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - Fade Away

    EAGLES - How long

    EAGLES - I can't tell you why

    CCR - I put a spell on you (someone would have to before I, whimp that I am, would ever have a tattoo)

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    Comment number 17.

    #14 Great choices Erica!

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    Comment number 18.

    Not that I think that Fade away is so good that I have to name it twice, it's that I copy typed the wrong name and didn't see it. Oops. I meant to say -

    BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - Cover me

    Have the improvements to the naughty step been finished? I would so hate to get builders dust on my bottom! (hope modder doesn't object to "bottom").........singing the refrain "Hey ho, hey ho, it's off to the step I go", she exits stage left...

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    Comment number 19.

    A tattoo that expands as your skin gets flabbier (;-)

    THE APPLE STRETCHING - Grace Jones

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    Comment number 20.

    Good morning again from a damp Essex

    I did consider having a couple of tattoos when I was given my electrical stimulation machine - I have to place gel pads on my leg and I was worried I'd get them in the wrong place, and thought that if I had a couple of tattoos to mark where they went, it would be helpful - actually it is a lot easier with practice so it wasn't necessary, but it could have been me, dear reader!!

    Anyway, oldies...

    NEEDLES AND PINS - THE SEARCHERS

    PICTURES OF LILY - THE WHO

    DOES YOUR MOTHER KNOW - ABBA

 

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