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2 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 17 January 2009

A music show featuring big names - recent guests includes David Bowie, Paul McCartney and Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne and Ringo Starr.

  • Track Listing

    The Stereo MC's - Connected (Island)

    Electronic - Getting Away With It (Factory)

    Ian Dury - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick (Stiff)

    Paul Davidson - Midnight Rider (Trojan)

    Dusty Springfield - Son Of A Preacher Man (Universal)

    Cream - Sunshine Of Your Love (Polydor)

    Monyaka - Go Deh Yaka (Go To The Top) (Polydor)

    The Doors - L.A. Woman (Elektra)

    Junior Marvin - Police & Theives (Trojan)

    Dr. Feelgood - Down At The Doctor's (Island)

    The Equals - Funky Like A Train (Universal)

    The Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap (Ensign)

    Joni Mitchell - Big Yellow Taxi (Reprise)

    The Human League - Sound Of The Crowd (Virgin)

    Empire Of The Sun - Walking On A Dream (Virgin)

    The BPA Featuring Iggy Pop - He's Frank (Slight Return) (Southern Fried Records)

    Casio Kids - Fot I Hose (Moshi Moshi)

    Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23 (Universal)

    The King Blues - Save The World Get The Girl (Island)

    Man Like Me - Single Dad (Our Time Records)

    Matt And Kim - Lessons Learned (Fader Label)

    Steve Cradock - The Apple (Moseley Shoals)

    Shirley Lee - The Smack Of Pavement On Your Face (Missing Page)

  • London Calling

    Our London Calling act this week were the Camden and Hackney based trio who go by the name of 'Man Like Me'.

    They've been together in their current line up for about around 4 years now.

    Johnny - Lead Vocals
    Pesk - Sampler & percussion
    Jerome - Trombone

    The track featured is the band's new single, on the small independent label Our Time Records, "Single Dad".

    Where in Greater London are they based?

    Originally from camden but based in hackney now.

    How long have they been making music?

    For about 7 years and 4 of those as MAN LIKE ME

    Style of music and influences?

    We leave it up to other people to describe our style and we are influenced by all music from tropical to power pop.

    Best moment so far?

    Touring the west coast of America

    What song they would most like to cover?

    Kid Creole and the Coconuts - My Male Curiosity


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