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MEMORY TAPES: 23RD MARCH 2012

Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne | 10:55 UK time, Friday, 23 March 2012

This week's mix for Memory Tapes comes from Mark Potten. He told us he still has a number of tapes that he and friends created back in the eighties. 

Mark says "We had a few vans, and would leave the Cotswolds to seek fun and adventure elsewhere." They created the ‘Now That’s What I Call a Van’ tape collection. He still has a number of these, made with his group of friends; Hans, Bod, Geza, Bomber, Smurf, Dirty, Brian the Snail et al.

 

The tape selected is entitled ‘Bubbling Under’ (a 90 minute mix-tape).

 

Memory Tapes 

 

Tracklisting

Ian Dury and the Blockheads - What a Waste

Cat Stevens - Peacetrain

Gene Pitney - 24 Hours from Tulsa

Leftfield - Chant of a Poorman

Robert Wyatt - Shipbuilding

Rolling Stones - Lets Spend the Night Together

Nirvana - Polly

P J Harvey - Down by the Water

Robert Hellin - Danger

The Adverts - Gary Gilmore’s Eyes

Air - Brakes on

Mercury Rev - Goddess on a Highway

Drugstore - El Presidente

Boomtown Rats - Banana Republic

Jimi Hendrix - Crosstown Traffic

Cilla Black - Alfie

P.I.L. -  Rise

Fleetwood Mac - Oh Well (Part 1)

Johnnie Allen - Promised Land

Wire - Dot Dash

Steel Pulse - Sound System

T-Rex - Get it on

Jane’s Addiction - Been Caught Stealing

Wall of Voodoo - Mexican Radio

Faith No More - I Started a Joke

Manson - Sripper Vicar

The Stranglers - Grip

 

Do you have a mixtape with a story behind it? Email it to Lauren.

 

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