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Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne | 10:20 UK time, Friday, 26 October 2012

This week's Memory Tape comes from Rachel Henderson, who writes...


"Back in the late 80s my friend Hugh did me a mixed tape of songs he liked, that he called 'Now that's what I call wimpy'. Being rather forthright at times, I had scathingly referred to his foppish liking for bands like Prefab Sprout & Steely Dan as wimpy."


"It still looks a wimpy list to me, but it's also a reflection of his very good musical ear, and has some tunes that I now love, so thank you Hugh!"


The playlist is:


Year of the Cat - Al Stewart

Every day is like Sunday - Morrissey

I can see - Martin Stephenson & the Dainties

Talkin Bout a Revolution - Tracy Chapman

Heartland - The The

Luka - Suzanne Vega

Cars & Girls - Prefab Sprout

True Faith - New Order

Doctor Wu - Steely Dan

Goodbye Sunday - Everything but the Girl


Turn Turn Turn - The Byrds

Fast Car - Tracy Chapman

Cities - Talking Heads

Ocean Blue - ABC

Motortown - The Kane Gang

Each & Every One - Everything but the girl

Appetite - Prefab Sprout

Dubvulture (Dub version of subculture) - New Order

Don't Fall Apart On Me Tonight - Bob Dylan

Plain Sailing - Tracy Thorn


Hey! Why not send Lauren your Memory Tape. You know it makes sense....



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