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BBC 6 Music's Alternative Jukebox 2016

This is the BBC Radio 6 Music Alternative Jukebox. The definitive history of alternative music, handpicked by our DJs. Read Chris Hawkins' introduction to 6 Music's Alternative Jukebox.

Last updated: 14 Jan 2016Tracks: 166

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  • For What It's Worth Buffalo Springfield
  • King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown Augustus Pablo
  • Shipbuilding Robert Wyatt
  • Olympian Gene
  • The Payback James Brown
  • Roscoe Midlake
  • The Beat(en) Generation The The
  • Shady Lane Pavement
  • Lonely Boy The Black Keys
  • The Boy With The Thorn In His Side The Smiths
  • That Old Black Magic (feat. Keely Smith) Louis Prima
  • Police And Thieves Junior Murvin
  • There She Goes The La’s
  • We Care A Lot Faith No More
  • This Is A Call Foo Fighters
  • I Got A Woman Ray Charles
  • Passin' Me By The Pharcyde
  • Being Boiled The Human League
  • Back Stabbers The O’Jays
  • Lovely Head Goldfrapp
  • Outdoor Miner Wire
  • Popscene Blur
  • Ghosts Japan
  • Banquet Bloc Party
  • Take Me to the River Al Green
  • Baby Lemonade Syd Barrett
  • Waterboy Odetta
  • Cravo e Canela Milton Nascimento
  • Pacific 707 808 State
  • Firestarter The Prodigy
  • 1234 Feist
  • Love Buzz Nirvana
  • Gary Gilmore's Eyes The Adverts
  • Duplexes Of The Dead The Fiery Furnaces
  • Personality Crisis New York Dolls
  • You Did It Ann Robinson
  • Dancing Girl Terry Callier
  • Skylarking Horace Andy
  • Knock On Wood Eddie Floyd
  • Song To The Siren This Mortal Coil
  • Am I Just A Man Steve Mason
  • Cross Road Blues Robert Johnson
  • Smalltown Boy Bronski Beat
  • Acquiesce Oasis
  • Lloyd, I’m Ready to Be Heartbroken Camera Obscura
  • September Gurls Big Star
  • The Needle And The Damage Done Neil Young
  • Destroy The Hear The House of Love
  • Frankie Teardrop Suicide
  • Immunity Jon Hopkins
  • I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun Rotary Connection
  • Tin Soldier Small Faces
  • Are Friends Electric? Tubeway Army & Gary Numan
  • Apply Some Pressure Maxïmo Park
  • Pretty Vacant Sex Pistols
  • Airplanes Local Natives
  • Come Together Spiritualized
  • Pretzel Logic Steely Dan
  • Milkshake Kelis
  • Stay with Me Faces
  • Fade Into You Mazzy Star
  • Vicious Lou Reed
  • Message From A Black Man Derrick Harriott & The Chosen Few
  • Back In The Night Dr. Feelgood
  • Chelsea Morning Joni Mitchell
  • We Come 1 Faithless
  • Do Anything You Wanna Do Eddie & The Hot Rods
  • Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth) George Harrison
  • No Diggity (feat. Dr. Dre & Queen Pen) Blackstreet
  • Supernatural Thing Ben E. King
  • Gimme Shelter The Rolling Stones
  • House Of Jealous Lovers The Rapture
  • 10:15 Saturday Night The Cure
  • The Words That Maketh Murder PJ Harvey
  • A.M. 180 Grandaddy
  • Keep On Keeping On The Redskins
  • Freddie's Dead Curtis Mayfield
  • Husbands Savages
  • (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!) Beastie Boys
  • Since I Left You The Avalanches
  • Strawberry Letter 23 Shuggie Otis
  • Keep On Truckin' Eddie Kendricks
  • Television The Drug Of The Nation The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy
  • Witch Hunt Wayne Shorter
  • Southern Freeez Freeez
  • Midnight Request Line Skream
  • More Bounce To The Ounce Zapp
  • Am I Black Enough For You Billy Paul
  • I'll Take You There The Staple Singers
  • Head Like A Hole Nine Inch Nails
  • Brown Paper Bag Roni Size / Reprazent
  • Retrograde James Blake
  • Paid In Full Eric B. & Rakim
  • Subterranean Homesick Blues Bob Dylan
  • Space Oddity David Bowie
  • Sunshine Recorder Boards of Canada
  • Just Fascination Cabaret Voltaire
  • Think About It Lynn Collins
  • Me, Myself and I De La Soul
  • Whippin' Piccadilly Gomez
  • Rock Lobster The B‐52s
  • I Am the Resurrection The Stone Roses
  • Witness (1 Hope) Roots Manuva
  • Marrakesh Express Crosby, Stills & Nash
  • Da Funk Daft Punk
  • Young Savage Ultravox
  • Tightrope (feat. Big Boi) Janelle Monáe
  • Memphis Tennessee Silicon Teens
  • Breakfast In Bed Dusty Springfield
  • Just Lookin' The Charlatans
  • Caroline, No The Beach Boys
  • Galvanize (feat. Q‐Tip) The Chemical Brothers
  • Pressure Drop Toots & The Maytals
  • Hallelujah Happy Mondays
  • Elephant Tame Impala
  • Perpetual Dawn The Orb
  • Al Capone Prince Buster
  • Sound Of The Suburbs The Members
  • Roforofo Fight Fela Kuti
  • Gabriel (feat. Valentina) Joe Goddard
  • I Want More Can
  • Suedehead Morrissey
  • Shot By Both Sides Magazine
  • All Possibilities Badly Drawn Boy
  • Midnight In A Perfect World DJ Shadow
  • Another Girl, Another Planet The Only Ones
  • Paper Planes M.I.A.
  • Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get The Dramatics
  • Psychedelic Shack The Temptations
  • There Goes The Fear Doves
  • Sponji Reggae Black Uhuru
  • Chelsea Girl Simple Minds
  • Talk Talk Talk Talk
  • New York is Killing Me Gil Scott‐Heron
  • Paranoid Android Radiohead
  • Oh Well (Parts 1 & 2) Fleetwood Mac
  • Marquee Moon Television
  • Warm Leatherette The Normal
  • What You Do To Me Teenage Fanclub
  • This Town Ain't Big Enough For The Both Of Us Sparks
  • Changes Sugar