Half a Year of Tunes

Over on my other blog, https://fiftytwoyears52weeks.wordpress.com/about/ I’m six months into the project, taking 18th December as the half way mark.  In case you want to take a look, but can’t face wading through 184 entries, here they are for your perusal.  You should hopefully find something you like.  (Hmm, sorry, the formatting is a bit crap.)

18-Jun 1 Peter Gabriel Sledgehammer
19-Jun 2 Mansun Six
20-Jun 3 T Rex Born to Boogie
21-Jun 4 Cake The Distance
22-Jun 5 Poliça Dark Star
23-Jun 6 Arctic Monkeys Fake Tales of San Francisco
24-Jun 7 Heaven 17 Crushed by the Wheels of Industry
25-Jun 8 Chic Le Freak
26-Jun 9 XTC Making Plans for Nigel
27-Jun 10 Plank! La Luna
28-Jun 11 Public Service Broadcasting Spitfire
29-Jun 12 Simon and Garfunkel Keep the Customer Satisfied
30-Jun 13 Paul McCartney Junk
01-Jul 14 Dreadzone Little Britain
02-Jul 15 Metallica Enter Sandman
03-Jul 16 The Cult She Sells Sanctuary
04-Jul 17 Neil Young Only Love Will Break Your Heart
05-Jul 18 Earth Wind and Fire Fantasy
06-Jul 19 Everything Everything Suffragette Suffragette
07-Jul 20 Duran Duran Planet Earth
08-Jul 21 Delgados American Trilogy
09-Jul 22 Eric Clapton Cocaine
10-Jul 23 Focus Hocus Pocus
11-Jul 24 The Jam English Rose
12-Jul 25 Wham! Everything She Wants
13-Jul 26 Colorblind James Experience Considering a Move to Memphis
14-Jul 27 Chemical Brothers Setting Sun
15-Jul 28 Blur This is a Low
16-Jul 29 Low Just Like Christmas
17-Jul 30 Dr Feelgood Roxette
18-Jul 31 The Police Roxanne
19-Jul 32 Laura Marling Sophia
20-Jul 33 Genesis Firth of Fifth
21-Jul 34 James Blake Retrograde
22-Jul 35 Half Man Half Biscuit Joy Division Oven Gloves
23-Jul 36 Death In Vegas Aisha
24-Jul 37 The Smiths There is a Light That Never Goes Out
25-Jul 38 Stone Roses Fool’s Gold
26-Jul 39 Haircut 100 Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl)
27-Jul 40 Edwyn Collins Girl Like You
28-Jul 41 Aztec Camera Oblivious
29-Jul 42 Radiohead Street Spirit (Fade Out)
30-Jul 43 Talking Heads Same as it Ever Was
31-Jul 44 Rick James Super Freak
01-Aug 45 Madness Baggy Trousers
02-Aug 46 The Jackson Sisters I Believe in Miracles
03-Aug 47 Michael Jackson Working Day and Night
04-Aug 48 Kylie Spinning Around
05-Aug 49 Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five The Message
06-Aug 50 Elastica Waking Up
07-Aug 51 B52s Love Shack
08-Aug 52 Leftfield Lydon Open Up
09-Aug 53 The Jam Down in the Tube Station at Midnight
10-Aug 54 Television Marquee Moon
11-Aug 55 Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy Television, the Drug of the Nation
12-Aug 56 Supertramp Dreamer
13-Aug 57 Santana Smooth
14-Aug 58 Queens of the Stoneage No one Knows
15-Aug 59 Deep Purple Highway Star
16-Aug 60 The Wedding Present Interstate 5
17-Aug 61 Stone Roots Tease
18-Aug 62 King Trigger The River
19-Aug 63 The Members The Sound of the Suburbs
20-Aug 64 The Who You Better You Bet
21-Aug 65 The Isley Brothers Summer Breeze
22-Aug 66 Outkast Hey Ya
23-Aug 67 Buzzcocks Lipstick
24-Aug 68 Magazine Shot by Both Sides
25-Aug 69 Thin Lizzy Don’t Believe a Word
26-Aug 70 Belle and Sebastian The Boy with the Arab Strap
27-Aug 71 Beth Orton She Cries Your Name
28-Aug 72 Tenpole Tudor Swords of a Thousand Men
29-Aug 73 The Beatles Tomorrow Never Knows
30-Aug 74 Bis Eurodisco
31-Aug 75 Tom Robinson War Baby
01-Sep 76 The Blue Nile Tinseltown in the Rain
02-Sep 77 Tears for Fears Everybody Wants to Rule the World
03-Sep 78 9 Below Zero Don’t Point Your Finger at the Guitar Man
04-Sep 79 Graham Coxon Freakin’ Out
05-Sep 80 Radiohead Just
06-Sep 81 Sufjan Stevens Chicago
07-Sep 82 The Clash This is Radio Clash
08-Sep 83 The Hives Hate to Say I Told You So
09-Sep 84 Badly Drawn Boy Once Around the Block
10-Sep 85 Monaco What Do You Want From Me?
11-Sep 86 The Rolling Stones Doom and Gloom
12-Sep 87 Ash Shining Light
13-Sep 88 Joan Armatrading Love and Affection
14-Sep 89 Tame Impala Elephant
15-Sep 90 Nirvana Smells Like Teen Spirit
16-Sep 91 Joey Negro and Taka Boom Saturday
17-Sep 92 David Bowie Oh You Pretty Things
18-Sep 93 Wishbone Ash Blowin’ Free
19-Sep 94 Big Country Fields of Fire
20-Sep 95 The Skids Into the Valley
21-Sep 96 Unknown Mortal Orchestra Sleep and Swim (Like a Shark)
22-Sep 97 Midlake Roscoe
23-Sep 98 The White Stripes Seven Nation Army
24-Sep 99 Franz Ferdinand Take Me Out
25-Sep 100 Peter Gabriel Biko
26-Sep 101 Echobelly Dark Therapy
27-Sep 102 Interpol Evil
28-Sep 103 PJ Harvey Good Fortune
29-Sep 104 The Farm All Together Now
30-Sep 105 Grandaddy He’s Simple, He’s Dumb, He’s the Pilot
01-Oct 106 Jane’s Addiction Just Because
02-Oct 107 Tubeway Army Are Friends Electric?
03-Oct 108 Robert Wyatt Shipbuilding
04-Oct 109 Melanie Ruby Tuesday
05-Oct 110 Blondie Rapture
06-Oct 111 Mercury Rev Goddess on a Hiway
07-Oct 112 The Brothers Johnson Stomp!
08-Oct 113 Barber Adagio for Strings
09-Oct 114 Elvis Presley Teddy Bear
10-Oct 115 Elvis Costello and the Attractions I Don’t Want to go to Chelsea
11-Oct 116 Black Sabbath Paranoid
12-Oct 117 Weezer Hash Pipe
13-Oct 118 Kula Shaker Hey Dude
14-Oct 119 The Fall F-olding Money
15-Oct 120 Inspiral Carpets I Want You
16-Oct 121 The Shirehorses Horny
17-Oct 122 Japan Visions of China
18-Oct 123 Siouxsie and the Banshees Spellbound
19-Oct 124 Cozy Powell Dance with the Devil
20-Oct 125 Phil Collins In the Air Tonight
21-Oct 126 Pavement Shady Lane
22-Oct 127 Bjork Venus as a Boy
23-Oct 128 Bennet Mum’s Gone to Iceland
24-Oct 129 Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water
25-Oct 130 The Tom Robinson Band Power in the Darkness
26-Oct 131 The Human League Hard Times
27-Oct 132 The Flaming Lips Race for the Prize
28-Oct 133 Nat King Cole Unforgettable
29-Oct 134 Public Image Ltd Public Image
30-Oct 135 The Cure A Forest
31-Oct 136 Roxy Music Editions of You
01-Nov 137 Faithless Insomnia
02-Nov 138 Fun Lovin’ Criminals Scooby Snacks
03-Nov 139 Status Quo Down Down
04-Nov 140 Athlete Wires
05-Nov 141 The Fall Totally Wired
06-Nov 142 The Monkees Pleasant Valley Sunday
07-Nov 143 Lynryd Skynyrd Free Bird
08-Nov 144 Sparks This Town Ain’t Big Enough for Both of Us
09-Nov 145 Mansun Wide Open Space
10-Nov 146 Gary Clail Human Nature
11-Nov 147 Boomtown Rats Mary of the 4th Form
12-Nov 148 Genesis Fly on a Windshield/Broadway Melody of 1974
13-Nov 149 Idlewild When I Argue I See Shapes
14-Nov 150 Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here
15-Nov 151 Squeeze Take Me I’m Yours
16-Nov 152 Dire Straits Sultans of Swing
17-Nov 153 The Rapture House of Jealous Lovers
18-Nov 154 Coldplay Yellow
19-Nov 155 X-Ray Spex Germ Free Adolescents
20-Nov 156 Teenage Fanclub Sparky’s Dream
21-Nov 157 Paul Weller Sunflower
22-Nov 158 The Bee Gees Stayin’ Alive
23-Nov 159 Sex Pistols Holidays in the Sun
24-Nov 160 Echo and the Bunnymen The Killing Moon
25-Nov 161 Wah! The Story of the Blues
26-Nov 162 The Teardrop Explodes Reward
27-Nov 163 Buzzcocks What do I Get
28-Nov 164 Emerson Lake and Palmer Fanfare for the Common Man
29-Nov 165 Jocelyn Brown Somebody Else’s Guy
30-Nov 166 Stereolab French Disko
01-Dec 167 Roni Size/Reprazent Brown Paper Bag
02-Dec 168 Altered Images Don’t Talk to Me About Love
03-Dec 169 AC/DC Whole Lotta Rosie
04-Dec 170 Fleetwood Mac The Chain
05-Dec 171 Sister Sledge He’s the Greatest Dancer
06-Dec 172 Ian Dury Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick
07-Dec 173 Modest Mouse Float On
08-Dec 174 Suede The Beautiful Ones
09-Dec 175 Elastica Connection
10-Dec 176 The Vapors Turning Japanese
11-Dec 177 Led Zeppelin Whole Lotta Love
12-Dec 178 Brian Eno and David Byrne Strange Overtones
13-Dec 179 The Stranglers Peaches
14-Dec 180 Talking Heads Psycho Killer
15-Dec 181 Genesis Squonk
16-Dec 182 Super Furry Animals (Drawing) Rings Around the World
17-Dec 183 Funkadelic One Nation Under a Groove
18-Dec 184 Greg Lake I Believe in Father Christmas

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