The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 22/1/2019

January 22, 2019

Episode 166 - Fortified 45's

Properly random all-vinyl show tonight on Ship Full Of Bombs. Clumps of non-alphabetical singles taken from filing. Nothing on 33.

B52s - Planet Claire
Henry Jerome - Uptight (Everything’s Alright)
Isley Brothers- Bless Your Heart
Roland Thyssen - Riff For Peggy
Morrissey - Back On The Chain Gang
The Redskins - Bring It Down (This Insane Thing)
The Famous Potatoes - I Like Chicken Pie
Kevin Coyne - Walk On By
The Go-Gos - Our Lips Are Sealed
Hot Chip - Boy From School (Maida Vale Version) 
Big Audio Dynamite - Rush
Alien - Downhill Skier
Isley Brothers - Who’s That Lady
The Isley Brothers - Stagger Lee
Wilson Pickett - Toe Hold
Larry Grayson - Shut That Door
Weather Report - Birdland
Lalo Schfrin - A Weeping Willow Shade
King Crimson - Cat Food
Lenny Zakatek - Do It Right
Climax Blues Band - Couldn’t Get It Right
Stretch - Why Did You Do It
Hamilton Bohannon - Bohannan’s Beat
The Stone Roses - Love Spreads
Engineers - Forgiveness
Todd Rundgren - Hello It’s Me

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 8/1/2019

January 8, 2019

Episode 165: Elvis and David’s Birthday Party

Conducta, Coco, J’Danna - Steezing
Amy Douglas - Never Saw It Coming ( Crooked Man Remix Edit)
David Bowie - D.J.
David Bowie - Repetition
David Bowie - African Night Flight
The Manor - I’m On That
Lizzo - Juice
Leo C - Turtles
Elvis Presley - Got A Feeling In My Body
Elvis Presley - Walk A Mile In My Shoes
Elvis Presley - Crawfish
Elvis Presley - That’s Alright Mama
Alien - Alien FM 1.0.0
The Goodies - Bonecrusher (Remix2)
Homer Banks - 60 Minutes Of Your Love
Blue Mink - Eyeballs
Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill
Matthieu Faubourg - Please, Stay
Annie Lennox - Little Bird
Goldfrapp - Physical
Fort Knox Five - Keep It Poppin’
Wings - When The Wind Is Blowing

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 12/12/18

December 12, 2018

Episode 165: 18 Golden Greats

A beautiful show to close the year tonight, with Mr E looking back at his favourite pop songs of 2018.

Matt Berry - Blankety Blank
Confidence Man - Santa’s Coming Down The Chimney
Ty Segal - Every 1’s A Winner
Kacey Musgrave - High Horse
Mark Ronson - Nothing Breaks Like A Heart
Dolly Parton - Jolene
Amy Douglas - Never Saw It Coming
F/gurehead - High/Low Tide
Janelle Monae - Crazy Classic Life
Aztec Camera - Walk Out To Winter
Alien - Playfair 2
Homer Banks - Sixty Minutes Of Your Time
Timmy Thomas - Why Can’t We Live Together (Live)
Amor - Full Fathom Future
Jonathan Wilson - Rare Birds
Andrea Benini - Pink Twirl
Anti Up - Pizza
Lizzo - Boyz
Chaka Khan - Like Sugar
The Special - Vote For Me
Nile Rodgers and Chic - State Of Mine (It’s about Time)
Childish Gambino - Feels Like Summer

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 27/11/2018

November 27, 2018

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular

Episode 163 : Nick’s Knack 8pm 27/11/18


A wonderful show tonight - our penultimate before Santa’s chimney activity - a two hour celebration of Spectacular stalwart ‘Old’ Nick as he hits 65, playing some great songs that have soundtracked his life; expect the Who, the Beatles, Young Fathers and Underworld plus many more. Sion and Sue are in full effect and we are delighted to introduce our new regular feature, Alien Be-In, where the esteemed electronic artist is challenged to come up with a commercial classic every fortnight. Plus, four more out-takes from the White Album and fabulous newies from Amy Douglas, Jacob Collier and Joe Jackson. 


Jacob Coller - With Love In My Heart

Amy Douglas - Never Saw It Coming

The Beatles - Let It Be (white album outtake)

The Beatles - Mean Mr Mustard ( Esher Demo)

The Beatles - Polythene Pam (Esher demo)

The Beatles - Child Of Nature (Esher demo)

Joe Jackson - Fabulously Absolute

The Beatles - Anytime At all

The Who - Baba O’Reilly

David Bowie - Suffragette City

Hempolics - Me Love To Sing

Young Fathers - In My View

Alien - OOY

Homer Banks - 60 Minutes Of Your Love

Gloria Jones - Tainted Love

Underworld - Rez/Cowgirl

Pink Floyd - One Of These Days

Energy 52 - Cafe Del Mar

Chemical Brothers - Galvanize

Talking Heads - Road To Nowhere (early version)

Mott The Hoople - All the Young Dudes









The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 13/11/2018 It’ll Be All White On The Night // 50 Years of the White Album

November 13, 2018

Daryl celebrates the 50th anniversary of The Beatles (White Album)  by playing the album in its entirety in various versions

Back In The USSR - Chubby Checker
Dear Prudence (2018 Remastered) - The Beatles
Glass Onion - Arif Mardin
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da ((2018 Remastered) - The Beatles
Wild Honey Pie (2018) - The Beatles
The Contining Story Of Bungalow Bill Take 2) - The Beatles
While My Guitar Gently Weeps (2018 Remastered) - The Beatles
Happiness Is A Warm Gun (2018 Remastered) - The Beatles
Martha My Dear - Slade
I'm So Tired (2018 Remastered) - The Beatles
Blackbird - Billy Preston
Piggies (Instrumental Version Take 12) - The Beatles
Rocky Raccoon - Lena Horne
Don't Pass Me By (Take 7) - The Beatles
Why Don't We Do It In The Road - Lowell Fulsome
I Will (2018 Remastered) - The Beatles
Julia (Two Rehearsals) - The Beatles
Birthday (2018 Remastered) - The Beatles
Yer Blues (Esher Demo) - The Beatles
Mother Nature's Son (2018 Remastered) - The Beatles
Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey - Fats Domino
Sexy Sadie (2018 Remastered) - The Beatles
Helter Skelter (Outtake) - The Beatles
Long, Long, Long (Take 44) - The Beatles
Revulution 1 (Take 2) - The Beatles
Savoy Truffle - Ella Fitzgerald
Cry Baby Cry (Outtake) - The Beatles
Can You Take Me Back (Take 1) - The Beatles
Revolution 9 (2018 Remastered)- The Beatles
Good Night (Take 10) - The Beatles

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 16/10/2018

October 16, 2018

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular

15 October 2018

Episode 161: Ay Ay Ay Ay Boosey


Live from the Railway, we are delighted to have live in the studio show favourite Graham Boosey, who will be flipping delightful as his Pancake Promises persona to bring us some tasty tunes. Railway Special crew in : joining GJ and Siony, the legendary Georgie Crockford, Monsieur Mark Lancaster AND Mysterious Phil. Fabulous tunes including new from Steve Mason, Jon Batiste, Marie Davidson and Elvis Costello. Join us! 8pm


Matt Berry - The Good Life

The Beloved - Hello

Steve Mason - Stars Around My Heart

Elvis Costello - Burnt Sugar Is So Bitter

Big ‘T’ Tyler - King Kong

The Rolling Stones - Live With Me

Marie Davidson - So Right

Pancake Promises - Door Knobs

Pancake Promises - Mystery Tin Can

Josephine Foster - Shepherd Moon Of Starry Height

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Hollywood (Africa)

Homer Banks - 60 Minutes Of Your Love

Margie Joseph - One More Chance

The Casanova Two - We Got To Keep On

The Beta Band - It’s Not Too Beautiful

Matt Berry - World In Action

Pancake Promises - Meat Nappy

Pancake Promises - Psychedelic Radiator

Rita Braga - Vampires On Horses

Rosemary Martins - Love To Love You Baby

Everly Brothers - Cathy’s Clown

Jon Batiste - Is It Over



The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 2/10/2018 WITH YOUR HOST GRAHAM BROWN

October 8, 2018


What an absolute treat for you tonight, Graham Brown steps up from his Taste Of The East armchair and presents the Spectacular. All regulars - bar Mr Easlea - intact, and a sparkling selection of tunes old and new. And a generous tribute to those who’ve left us since the last show.


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The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 18/9/2018

September 18, 2018

Episode 159: Loving The Alien

To celebrate the forthcoming 80s Bowie set, we’ll play some of his from his most debated decade. Ahead of his gigs this week, we have a compendium of Alastair Johnson’s greatest hits and some brand new material from Pancake Promises.

Tonight's bill of fare:

Matt Berry - Are You Being Served?
Janelle Monae & Jidenna - Yoga
Pancake Promises - Door Knobs
Alien - 1-2-3-4 Bullsh*t
Pink Floyd - Vegetable Man
Paul Weller - Bowie
David Bowie - Criminal World
David Bowie - Loving The Alien
Pancake Promises - Toothpicks
Pancake Promises - Mystery Tin Can
David Bowie - Zeroes
David Bowie - Zeroes 2018 Mix
The James Gang - Collage 
Homer Banks - 60 Minutes Of Your Love
Eddie Floyd - Baby, Lay Your Head (Gently On My Shoulder)
Heaven 17 - . . . and that's no lie . . .
Propaganda - A Dream Within A Dream
Masal - Concerning Being Brought Back To Life By Jesus
Anti Up - Pizza
Alien - Chrome Node
Matt Berry - Rainbow
Pancake Promises - Door Knobs (Reprise)

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The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 4/9/18

September 4, 2018

Episode 158: Electronica Autumn

The final of the Spectacular Summertime Specials, tonight, we are delighted to welcome author David Stubbs with us - to discuss and read from his new book, the rightfully critically acclaimed Mars By 1980: The Story Of Electronic Music. We are also delighted that Alien will be playing three tracks live that will underline his role as one of the foremost machine music talents in the country.

Hollie Cook - Sweet Like Chocolate
Matthew Dear - Monster
Karlheinz Stockhausen - Kontakte
Raymond Scott - Lightworks
Joe Meek - A New World
Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You
Donna Summer - I Feel Love
Alien - Gold Coloured Skin
Homer Banks - 60 Minutes Of Your Love
Soft Cell - Tainted Love
Heaven Seventeen - Temptation
Kraftwerk - Trans-Europe Express
Alien - Kerezza
Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence
White Noise - Love Without Sound
Alien - Any Ghost
A Guy Called Gerald - Voodoo Ray


August 7, 2018

Episode 157: Fgurehead Live at the Railway and Madonna's 60th

What an amazing night . . .

Riders On The Storm/Pink Solidism - Yonderbou

Soul Train - Just Loud ft Debbie Harry

La Isla Bonita - Jonathan Wilson

Borderline - The Flaming Lips

Into The Groovey - Sonic Youth

High/Low Tide - Fgurehead

Puddleduck - Fgurehead (live in session)

The Liar Lying Low - Fgurehead (live in session)

The Light - James Alexander Bright

Gun - Gil Scott Heron

60 Minutes Of Your Love - Homer Banks

Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes) - Carla Thomas

Lucky Star - Madonna 

Seraphym - Curtis Maldoon

Ray Of Light - Madonna

Hourglass/Frozen - Fgurehead (live in session)

Interlude - Fgurehead (live in session)

Try Your Luck - Confidence Man

Music - Madonna

Into The Groove - Madonna

Live To Tell - Madonna


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the Spectacular will return on August 21st with a 

classic episode and be back on September 4th with David Stubbs and Alien live