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2 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 06 July 2014

The 'godfather of punk', Iggy Pop returns to 6 Music with even more eclectic and exciting music choices, delving into his personal record collection to give listeners an exclusive insight into the mind of one of the most influential rock stars of the last 40 years.

This week's show theme is Dancing. Get ready to put on your red shoes and dance the blues.

Expect everything from The Drifters through Disco and on to Dancehall.

Music Played

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  • Image for The Five Du-Tones

    The Five Du-Tones Shake A Tail Feather

    The Five Du Tones, Ring Of Stars, 1

  • Image for T.O.K.

    T.O.K. Want U Body

    Want U Body, Kick Dem Records, 1

  • Image for Elephant Man

    Elephant Man Miley Cyrus Twerk

    Miley Cyrus Twerk, Di Genius Records

  • Image for T. Rex

    T. Rex Cosmic Dancer

    Cosmic Dancer, Edel America Records

  • Image for Julie Andrews

    Julie Andrews I Could Have Danced All Night

    Classic Julie, Classic Broadway, Decca Broadway, 5

  • Image for Wilson Pickett

    Wilson Pickett Land Of 1000 Dances

    Where It's At (Various Artists), Kent

  • Image for Cannibal & The Headhunters

    Cannibal & The Headhunters Land Of 1000 Dances

    Land Of 1000 Dances., CBS, 1

  • Image for The Righteous Brothers

    The Righteous Brothers Little Latin Lupe Lu

    Little Latin Lupe Lu / You're My Soul And Inspiration, Verve Records

  • Image for Patti Smith

    Patti Smith Horses / Land Of A Thousand Dances / La Mer De

    Horses, Arista

  • Image for James Brown

    James Brown Get Up I Feel Like Being A Sex Machine

    And They Danced All Night, Debutante

  • Image for James Brown

    James Brown There Was A Time

    James Brown, Polydor, 11

  • Image for Roxy Music

    Roxy Music Do The Strand

    Bryan Ferry/Roxy Music - Street Life, Eg

  • Image for Half Man Half Biscuit

    Half Man Half Biscuit Joy Division Oven Gloves

    Probe Plus

  • Image for Then Thickens

    Then Thickens Restart Your Heart

    Hatch Records

  • Image for Eno / Hyde

    Eno / Hyde Daddy's Car

    Someday World, Beat Records , Warp Records , Opal Records, 2

  • Image for Eddie Kendricks

    Eddie Kendricks Boogie Down

    Boogie Down, Tamla Motown

  • Image for Archie Bell & The Drells

    Archie Bell & The Drells Tighten Up (Part 1)

    Where It's At (Various Artists), Kent

  • Image for KC and The Sunshine Band

    KC and The Sunshine Band Get Down Tonight

    Billboard Top Hits 1975, Rhino

  • Image for Chubby Checker

    Chubby Checker The Twist

    Do You Remember Vol. 10 (Various), Goldies

  • Image for Joey Dee & The Starliters

    Joey Dee & The Starliters Peppermint Twist

    Doin' The Twist At The Peppermint Lounge, Roulette Records, 1

  • Image for The Isley Brothers

    The Isley Brothers Twist & Shout

    Million Sellers Vol.8 - The Sixties, Disky

  • Image for The Primitives

    The Primitives The Ostrich

    Etc., Plastic Inevitable Records, 2

  • Image for Beenie Man

    Beenie Man King Of The Dancehall

    King Of The Dancehall, Virgin Records America, Inc

  • Image for Gato Barbieri

    Gato Barbieri Last Tango In Paris

    Last Tango In Paris, United Artists Records, 1

  • Image for Slim Harpo

    Slim Harpo Shake Your Hips

    Shake Your Hips, Flyright Records, 1

  • Image for Popcaan

    Popcaan When U Wine Like That

    When U Wine Like That & Real Bad Man, Jam2 Productions

  • Image for Bobby Freeman

    Bobby Freeman S W I M

    S-W-I-M, Dootone

  • Image for Aphex Twin

    Aphex Twin Windowlicker

    Windowlicker, Warp Records, 1

  • Image for The Drifters

    The Drifters Save The Last Dance For Me

    Very Best Of Ben E.King & The Drifters, Global Television


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