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Playlist: listen, my friends! ~ October 2015

October 4, 2015

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In the words of Moby Grape… listen, my friends! Yes, it’s the (hopefully) monthly playlist presented by George’s Journal just for you good people.

There may be one or two classics to be found here dotted in among different tunes you’re unfamiliar with or have never heard before – or, of course, you may’ve heard them all before. All the same, why not sit back, listen away and enjoy…

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CLICK on the song titles to hear them

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The Orient Express ~ Fruit Of The Desert (1969)

Mike d’Abo ~ Cinderella Arabella (1970)¹

Creedence Clearwater Revival ~ I Heard It Through The Grapevine (1970)

Frankie Howerd ~ Up Pompeii (1971)

Buzzy Linhart ~ Mother’s Red Light (1971)

Jackie DeShannon ~ Anna Karina (1972)

Bruce Forsyth ~ Didn’t He Do Well? (1973)

Joey Heatherton ~ Look What They’ve Done To My Song, Pop (1973)²

The Brothers Johnson ~ Strawberry Letter 23 (1977)

Melanie Safka ~ California Dreamin’ (1978)

Cast of Fraggle Rock ~ Fraggle Rock Theme (1983)

Eric Clapton ~ Heaven Is One Step Away (1985)³

Ennio Morricone ~ Falls (Main Theme from The Mission) (1986)

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¹ From the soundtrack of the Peter Sellers/ Goldie Hawn-starring, swinging romcom There’s A Girl In My Soup (1970)

² As performed against (and, well, in) a quite magnificent pseudo-psychedelic set by the pin-tastic singer-cum-pin-up on a 1973 US TV variety special hosted by Jack Benny

³ As featured in the original (ahem) timeless time-travel blockbuster Back To The Future (1985) – on October 26 it will be officially 30 years since Marty McFly first travelled back in time…  

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