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Ballad Of The Bands: A referential special

3 hours of records that reference other groups & musicians.
Featuring selections from Jonathan Richman,Leonard Cohen,David Bowie,The Clash,Charlie Mingus and many many more

3 hours

Music Played

  • Television Personalities

    Part Time Punks

  • The Clash

    (White Man) In Hammersmith Palais

  • Richard Thompson

    Tear-Stained Letter - Hammersmith Odeon 1986

  • Julian Cope

    Bill Drummond Said

  • Bill Drummond

    Julian Cope Is Dead

  • Robyn Hitchcock

    Listening To The Higsons

  • The Higsons

    Ylang Ylang

  • The Fall

    Shoulder Pads 1#

  • Jonathan Richman

    Velvet Underground

  • Michael Head & The Red Elastic Band

    Velvets In The Dark

  • John Cale

    Mr Wilson

  • Bob

    Brian Wilson's Bed - BBC Session 7/01/88

  • Arthur Conley

    Sweet Soul Music

  • The Chordettes

    Mr Sandman

  • King Tubby

    Straight To The Boy Niney Head

  • Sun Kil Moon

    Ben's My Friend

  • Beastie Boys

    Sure Shot

    • Ill Communication.
    • Grand Royal.
  • Stereolab

    John Cage Bubblegum

  • The Juliana Hatfield Three

    My Sister

  • Gillian Welch

    Elvis Presley Blues

  • First Aid Kit


  • Leonard Cohen

    Tower of Song

    • CBS.
  • Half Man Half Biscuit

    Irk The Purists

  • Ian Dury

    Sweet Gene Vincent (Radio 1 Session, 30 Nov 1977)

  • Sleater‐Kinney

    I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone (BBC Session, 2 Sep 1998)

  • The Undertones

    My Perfect Cousin

    • Virgin.
  • The Band

    Up On Cripple Creek

    • Max Weinberg Presents Let There Be Drums Volume 2: The '60s (Various Artists).
    • Rhino.
    • 1.
  • The Last Poets

    Bird's Word

  • A House

    Endless Art

    • Setanta.
  • Let's Wrestle

    I Wish I Was In Husker Du

  • Orange Juice

    Consolation Prize

    • Polydor.
  • X

    I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts

    • Elektra.
  • Spearmint

    sweeping the nation

  • Spearmint

    Scottish Pop

  • Gil Scott‐Heron

    Lady Day And John Coltrane

    • Global Television.
  • Soft Machine

    Facelift/Mousetrap/Noisette/Backwards/Mousetrap Reprise (Radio 1, John Peel Session, 10 Jun 1969)

  • Billy Bragg

    Levi Stubb's Tears

    • Go! Discs.
  • Loudon Wainwright III

    Talking New Bob Dylan

  • David Bowie

    Song For Bob Dylan

  • Bob Dylan

    Song To Woody

  • Belle and Sebastian

    Like Dylan in the Movies

  • Charles Mingus

    Goodbye Pork Pie Hat