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Roots and Shoots of The Fall

To mark the sad news of Mark E Smith's passing earlier this week, Now Playing wants your suggestions for a 'Roots and Shoots of the Fall' playlist.

Which bands and artists influenced The Fall? Which bands and artists did The Fall influence? What's your favourite song by The Fall and why?

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Sun 28 Jan 2018 18:00

Music Played

  • The Fall

    Overture from 'I Am Curious, Orange'

  • Fat White Family

    I Am Mark E Smith

  • LCD Soundsystem

    Watch The Tapes

  • The Fall

    No Bulbs

  • PJ Harvey

    Janet, Johnny + James (Live 4th March 2005 - BBC Radio 3 'Mixing It')

  • The Fall

    Lost In Music

    • Artful.
  • Pavement

    Two States

  • The Fall


  • Von Südenfed

    Fledermaus Can't Get It

  • Edwyn Collins

    Seventies Night (feat. Mark E. Smith)

  • Gorillaz

    Glitter Freeze (feat. Mark E. Smith)

  • The Fall

    Neighbourhood of Infinity

  • Link Wray & His Raymen


    • Cadence.
  • These New Puritans

    Numerology AKA Numbers

  • Frank Sidebottom

    Hit The North

  • Ian Brown

    So Many Soldiers

  • The Fall

    Bill Is Dead

    • Universal.
  • Can

    Vitamin C

    • Ege Bamyasi.
    • Spoon Records.
    • 004.
  • The Fall

    How I Wrote Elastic Man

    • Rough Trade.
  • Elastica

    How He Wrote Elastic Man

  • The Monks

    I Hate You

  • The Fall


    • Step-Forward.
  • The Sonics


    • Big Beat Records/Ace.
  • The Fall

    Eat Y'Self Fitter


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