Podrophenia - January 2018

January 18, 2018

Tonight, Mondo and Piley looked back at the best tracks from 2017. The mighty Owen Williams played live in the studio.

Sparks - Edith Piaf Said It Better Better Than Me
Beck - Dreams
Jain - Makeba
Goldfrapp - Anymore

Owen Williams live in the studio
Oil & Water
How Come You Can't Tell I'm Hurting
The Man Who Ate A Hurricane

Gillian Welch - The Way It Goes
Nappy Brown - Don't Be Angry
BaVard - Young & Restless
Father John Misty - Ballad of a Dying Man
Iron & Wine - Call It Dreaming
Glen Hansard - Love Don't Leave Me Waiting
Richard Hawley - Coles Corner

Podrophenia - Christmas Party 2017

December 21, 2017

Tonight Mondo and Piley played songs for the festive season. The remarkable young talents BaVard and Caitlin King performed live in the studio.

Podrophenia with guest Doojip

November 24, 2017
Solo artists and band members who've bolted the band for a musical breakout are the theme of this Podro. We've got TWO new tunes from Blow Up records - (Usselman and The Bongolian). A world exclusive spin of the new Rollin’ Machine single - Off the Clock. And live in session are Gary and Paul from Doojip, current faves of Pete Townshend and endorsed by the Who.

Podrophenia - Magic Special

October 26, 2017

Tonight Mondo and Piley played a playlist of magical music and songs. There are pop quizzes, the gig guide, magic puns and chat about Fives' 40th birthday celebrations puns. Plus a world exclusive of new single by The Bongolian. 

Magic Man - The Aliens
Magic Man - Heart
Partial to Your Abracadabra - Ian Dury & The Blockheads
Magic Carpet Ride (Steir's Mix) - Steppenwolf
Voodoo Voodoo - Laverne Baker
Do You Believe In Magic - Loving Spoonful
Sheldon Churchyard - Larry John Wilson
Hocus Pocus - Focus
Fortune Teller - Benny Spellman
Vanishing Girl - Dukes of The Stratosphere
Season of the Witch - Donovan
Magic Touch - Bobby Fuller Four
I'm A Bigger Badder Bro Than Any Game of Thrones - The Bongolian

Podrophenia - 10th Anniversary Special

September 28, 2017

Tonight Modo and Piley played tracks celebrating 10 years of the Railway, with live music fron Dave Woodcock and chat with Fi Dulake.

Thee Cee Cees - Have An Analysis

Dave Woodcock live in the studio
Relatively Single Man
Normal Life
Meteor Road
My Escapism

The Waldos - Sorry
Dave Dulake - Coriander
Thee Faction - Angry
Winter - Dying Dream
The Black Belles - What Can I Do
The Lucky Strikes - Man With The Golden Arm
Eight Rounds Rapid - Lucky 7
Wilko Johnson - unknown live song
West Weston - Moochin'
Darren Jones - Falling Short

Podrophenia - Yacht Rock Special

August 31, 2017

This evening Mondo and Piley played songs from the Yacht Rock catalogue - New Yacht, Classic Yacht, Funk Yacht and more. Special guests Steven Hastings adjudicated and chose some tunes. The songs played were:

Young Guns Silver Fox - Smile
Hall & Oates - I Can't Go For That
Jackson Browne - Doctor My Eyes
Martin Rushent - Give It Up
Michael Nesmith - Rio
The Explorers Club - Do You Love Me?
B C Camplight - Just Because I Love You
Thundercat - Show You The Way
Andrew Gold - Lonely Boy
Average White Band - How Can You Go Home
Steely Dan - Time Out Of Mind
Joe Jackson - Steppin' Out
Ned Doheny - Get It Up For Love
Supertramp - The Logical Song

Podrophenia - Goes Plus Size!

August 3, 2017

This evening Mondo and Piley played the biggest songs. The new band Big Jacket played live in studio and picked some of their favourite songs.

Size of a Cow - The Wonder Stuff
Whitest Boy on the Beach - Fat White Family
Flip Flop and Fly - Big Joe Turner
River Deep and Mountain High - The Saints

Big Jacket - Live in the Studio

I Was Wrong
The Divide
Truth Is

Big Bird - Rosetta Hightower
Big Eyes - Cheap Trick
Big Sur - The Beach Boys
Long Shot - Aimee Mann
Angle Park- Big Country

Tracks chosen by guests Big Jacket

White Flag - Joseph
Where is My Mind - The Pixies
Teacher's Pet - School of Rock
Call Me Al - Paul Simon


Podrophenia - Arts and Culture Special

July 6, 2017

Tonight Mondo and Piley played songs about art and artists. In the studio Jack Browning painted live and Carl Hawkins chose some of his favourite tunes.

Andy Warhol - Dana Gillespie
Modern Art - Art Brute
Books and Water - Ian Dury & The Blockheads
Keep On Keepin' On - Steve Hooker
King's Lead Hat - Brian Eno
Modern Art - The Black Lips
Paint It Black - Johnny Harris
Pictures of Matchstick Men - Status Quo
Interiors (Song for Willem de Kooning) - Manic Street Preachers
Calyspo Boogaloo - Mighty Sparrow
007 - Soul Pressure
Caravan - Pucchio Roelens
Rainy Night in Georgia - The Gladitors
The Nitty Gritty - Gladys Knight & The Pips

Podrophenia - Acoustic Special

June 8, 2017

Tonight Mondo and Piley played a selection of acoustic treats. Whom By Fire played live in the studio. Mickie D tales tales of the Sixties Southend music scene and about the upcoming Leigh Folk Festival.

Rod Stewart - Maggie May (earlier version)
Rodney Bewes - Meter Maid
KISS - Going Blind

Whom By Fire live in the Studio
Dump The Bitch
The Freedom Song

Marc Bolan - Metal Guru (acoustic)
David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust (demo)
Tir Na Nog - Come and See The Show
Gluepot - Lulu The Bear
Chas & Dave - Ain't No Pleasing You

Buddy Holly - Mailman Bring Me No More Blues
Fairport Convention - Matty Groves
Bob Dylan - Most Likely You Go Your Way And I'll Go Many
Cat Stevens - Where Do The Children Play
Ivor Cutler - Hold The Barrell Steady

Podrophenia - Thames Delta Goes Southern Delta

May 11, 2017

Tonight Mondo and Piley played songs from or inspired by the Southern States, plus live in the studio Lil' Lost Lou accompanied by Zack the Ripper. 

Leo Bud Welch - Cadillac Baby
Jerry Reed - Amos Moses
The Bee Gees - Lay It On Me
Charlie Daniels Band - Drinking My Baby Back Home
Dr John - Right Place Wrong Time
Hank Penny & JP Morgan - Fan It
Lil' Lost Lou - Boy From The City

Lil' Lost Lou ft Zack The Ripper live in the studio:
This Is The End
Heartbreak Hotel (radio edit)
One and One Makes Two
Ramblin' Woman
Til All My Kissing's Done
Too Late

Betty Harris - 12 Red Roses
Lil' Lost Lou - I Kissed Your Man (Jolene)
The Marshall Tucker Band - Fire On The Mountain
Dr Feelgood - Route 66
Dennishopperchoppers - If I Lied
Skeewiff - Delta Dawn
ZZ Top - Le Grange
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Gimme Three Steps