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The Daryl Easlea Spectacular 27/10/20 -A L I E N  B E - I N (and Kate!)

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular 27/10/20 -A L I E N B E - I N (and Kate!)

October 27, 2020

Episode 197 offers an exclusive play 'n'chat of the new  A L I E N  album, INTO NOTHING, plus some classic Kate Bush and some brilliant newies

do have a dip!

Live To Tell – Catherine Anne Davis and Bernard Butler

Shattered – Alien

Delius (Song Of Summer) – Kate Bush

The Wedding List – Kate Bush

Violin – Kate Bush

Straight To The Morning – Hot Chip Featuring Jarvis Cocker

Blue Crow – Hayden Thorpe

they told us it was hard, but they were wrong – Ela Minus

Romeo Had Juliette – Lou Reed

The King Of New York – Fun Lovin’ Criminals

Follow The Trail Of Dead Bodies – Alien

Lifeless Animal – Alien

On The Rebound – Floyd Cramer

Magpie – The Murgatroyd Band

60 Minutes Of Your Love – Homer Banks

The Flagwaver – FM Switch Off

Am I Honest With Myself Really? – Chaz Jankel

Starless – King Crimson

Eighties Low – Alien

Nordic Sea – Alien

Where Is Our Love Song? – Stevie Wonder

Ho Tsing Mee (A Song Of The Sun) – Terry Callier


Easlea Like A Sunday Morning 18th October - Sweet, mellow moments

Easlea Like A Sunday Morning 18th October - Sweet, mellow moments

October 18, 2020

Super autumnal Sunday Sounds, suitable for any day of the week - 

Syd Barrett – Terrapin

Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway – Mood

Gil Scott Heron – Winter In America

John Martyn – One World

Elton John – Come Down In Time

Smokey Robinson – Quiet Storm

Elton John/Lesley Duncan – Love Song

Chaz Jankel – Lenta Latina

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – San Jose

The Kane Gang – The Closest Thing To Heaven

Bryan Ferry – Send In The Clowns

The Bernie Leadon / Michael Georgiades Band – Glass Off

Rhythm and Sound ft Cornell Campbell – King In My Empire

Hot Chip – Nothing’s Changed

Roni Size Reprazent – Heroes (Kruder’s Long Loose Bossa)

Eric Hilton – The Impossible Silence

Paul Simon – Can’t Run But

The Temptations – Smiling Faces Sometimes

Sylvie Simmons – The Thing They Don’t Tell You About Girls

Stevie Wonder (ft Gary Clark Jr) – Where Is Our Love Song

Todd Rundgren & Rivers Cuomo – Down With The Ship

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - J Lennon Special 13/10/20

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - J Lennon Special 13/10/20

October 13, 2020

J.LENNON SPECIAL Tuesday 13th October

what was played and who chose it!

The Beatles – She Loves You (Graham Brown / Nigel Reeve)

John Lennon/Yoko Ono & Plastic Ono Band – Sunday Bloody Sunday (Daryl Easlea)

The Beatles – Baby You’re A Rich Man (Tris Penna)

John Lennon – Oh My Love (Jo Armstrong / Jamie Atkins)

The Beatles - This Boy (Gordon King)

The Beatles – Yes It Is (John Taylor)

John Lennon – (Just Like) Starting Over (Pete Paphides / Dylan Howe)

John Lennon – Nobody Told Me (Jo Armstrong / Alexis Petridis)

The Beatles – Everybody’s Got Something To Hide (Ian Pryor / Daryl Easlea)

John Lennon – Jealous Guy (Sylvie Simmons / Tom Lewis)

John Lennon – Woman (Mike Devine)

John Lennon – Imagine (Carolyn Agger / Gordon King / ‘Grandmaster’ Adam Hasan)

John Lennon – Gimme Some Truth (Don Powell / Nick Maslen / Vicky Casson)

The Rutles – Piggy In The Middle (Jon Barnes-Jones)

The Beatles – I Am The Walrus (Jack Hues / Jerry Ewing)

The Beatles – I Call Your Name (Dave Collins)

The Beatles – No Reply (Will Birch)

The Beatles – It’s Only Love (Tom Burgess)

Tim Bowness – The Hitman Who Missed

Tim Bowness – Darkline

The Beatles – I Want You (She’s So Heavy) (Lee Harris / John Suckling)

John Lennon - #9 Dream (Gary Crowley / Graham Brown / Zoe Howe/Tim Bowness)

The Beatles – Tomorrow Never Knows (Steven Wilson /Tim Larke)

The Beatles – Rain (Martin Cutmore / Daryl Easlea)

John Lennon – Whatever Gets You Through The Night (Phil Short)

The Beatles – You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away (Jon Savage / Kelly Brennan/ Tim Calder)

The Beatles – Across The Universe (James Alexander Bright / Joel McIver)

John Lennon – Instant Karma! (Jim Fry / Kelly Brennan / Phil Jupitus/ ‘Hi Fi’ Sean Dickson)

John Lennon – Bless You (Tony King / Daryl Easlea)

The Beatles – In My Life (Bob Geldof / Jules Easlea / Kelly Brennan / David Woodcock / Doug Kaye /Kelly Brennan / Steve Robbins / Nikki Nicholas)

Easlea Like A Sunday Morning – Sunday 4th October 2020

Easlea Like A Sunday Morning – Sunday 4th October 2020

October 4, 2020

It may now rain forever, so enjoy something slow and
mellow to stay in or splash through life’s puddles with

we heard . . . 


Prince – Colors

The Harmonizing Four – Wade In The Water

Ronald Binge – Sailing By

Julie Murphy and Dylan Fowler – Y Ddau Farch

John Lennon – Bless You

The Beatles – Sun King

Robert Fripp/Daryl Hall – North Star

Peter Gabriel – Sky Blue

Brian Eno – Julie With . . .

Joni Mitchell – A Strange Boy

King Tubby Meets Jacob Miller – Lickweed Dub

Willie Williams – Armagideon Time

Culture – Two Sevens Clash

The Style Council – Paris Match

Paris – I Choose You

Gladys Knight & The Pips – Help Me Make It Through The Night

Global Communication – 14:31

Gary Numan – Cry The Clock Said

Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band – My Head Is My Only House Unless It Rains

Jonathan Wilson – Cecil Taylor

Yves Jarvis – For Props

Rosemary Martins – Love To Love You Baby

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - Sign O’The Times Special 29/9/20

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - Sign O’The Times Special 29/9/20

September 29, 2020


Episode 195 is devoted to the wonderful Prince album Sign O'The Times

Here is what we played, and in brackets, who made the choice)

Sign o' the Times (Oliver Lippold / John Chadwick/ Jo Armstrong / Chaz Jankel / Tom Lewis / Zoe Howe / Ian Pope / Paolo Hewitt / Tris Penna/Alastair Johnson / Artmagic)

Play in the Sunshine

Housequake (Neil Hughes / Ian Barnett/ Phill Jupitus / Terry Edwards)

The Ballad of Dorothy Parker (with Horns) (Steven Wilson / Tim Bowness / Pat Gilbert / Steve Soar / Dylan Howe)

It (John Taylor)

Starfish and Coffee (Mike Devine / Birdy / Sion Hamilton)

Slow Love

Hot Thing (Kev Daintree / Dan Newman)

Forever in My Life (Early Vocal Run-Through) (Paul Hanley)


(Introduced by Pat Gilbert)

Portsmouth / The Lone Ranger / The Garden Of The Angel - Gilbert - Williamson

For more info go to

U Got the Look (Michael Mulligan / Dominic Roche /Wendy Brown / Doug Kaye / Lisa Power)

If I Was Your Girlfriend (Jim Fry / Gordon King / Nikki Nicholas / Russell Barton / Paul Housden / Steve Carr / Graham Brown / Tris Penna / Steven Hastings)

Strange Relationship (Ian Edmundson)

I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man (1979 original) (Lee Harris / Julian Stockton / Sean Dickson / Tim Larke)

The Cross (Andy Hunns / Jon Savage / Oliver Lippold / Jules Easlea / Daryl Easlea / Tim Calder / Oliver Lippold / Jemma Bearman / Pete Paphides)

It's Gonna Be a Beautiful Night

Adore (Nikki Nicholas / Giancarlo Sciama)


Ship Full of Bombs has been afloat since 2012, free to all listeners. Times are changing and we need to raise a bit of cash to keep the station shipshape. If you are - and we are very aware of (Sign O) the times in which we live - able to spare a bob or two each month to assist with its running, we will love you for it. 


Easlea Like A Sunday Morning 20/9/20

Easlea Like A Sunday Morning 20/9/20

September 20, 2020

More beautiful Sunday AM mellow - for all the week, not just Sundays!

you can hear . . . 

First Time Ever I Saw Your Face – Roberta Flack

Mystery – Anita Baker

Creepin’ – Luther Vandross

New Day – George Benson

Summer Madness – Kool & The Gang

Before The Dawn – Patrice Rushen

Heliocentric – Masal

Sunday Morning Sunrise – Kevin Coyne

The Wind Cries Mary – Jimi Hendrix Experience

The Rain Song – Led Zeppelin

Kentucky Rain – Elvis Presley

Semula – Yves Jarvis

Runaways – XTC

Bonfires On The Heath – The Clientele

Phantom Birds – Matt Berry

Chelsea Bridge – Gerry Mulligan and Ben Webster

Sensuality (Parts 1 and 2) – The Isley Brothers

Thank You Master (For My Soul) – Donny Hathaway

Daddy’s Home – Toots and the Maytals

Lookin’ For A Leader 2020 – Neil Young

Bourgie Bourgie – Gladys Knight And The Pips

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 15/9/20 - Episode 194 TOOTS ‘n’TEL with guest Terry Edwards

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 15/9/20 - Episode 194 TOOTS ‘n’TEL with guest Terry Edwards

September 15, 2020

An evening of generous tribute to the late great Toots Hibbert and Ronald 'Khalis' Bell

Terry Edwards is in the Celebrity phone box and tells us tales of his new compilations

and we heard . . . 

 54-46 Was My Number – Toots And The Maytals (starts at 0.48)

Kool & The Gang - Kool & The Gang

Flatfoot Hustle - The Bongolian

The Vanishing Of Peter Strong – Yello

Bam Bam - Toots And The Maytals

Pressure Drop - Toots And The Maytals

Louie Louie - Toots And The Maytals

Outside In The Morning Snow – Bearcraft

Midnight Sky – Miley Cyrus

Commercial Suicide Man – The Nightingales ft Vic Godard and Terry Edwards

Shakin’ All Over – Lisa Ronson ft Terry Edwards

Turntables – Janelle Monae

Hell You Talmbout – David Byrne

60 Minutes Of Your Love – Homer Banks

Reggae Got Soul - Toots And The Maytals

Who Knows Better - Toots And The Maytals

Minor Tor – Masal

The Breakdown – Catherine Anne Davis and Bernard Butler

Click Clack In Lo – Arrowgulley

In Between Days – Terry Edwards

Monkey Man - Toots And The Maytals

The Ghetto – George Benson

Funky Kingston - Toots And The Maytals

Winter Sadness – Kool & The Gang



September 6, 2020

Another lovely Sunday session -

a few sonic issues at start, join at around 4:00 for full magic - a great pleasure to play for you as always


what we heard


Satie: Gymopedies – 1: Lent Et Doloureux – Angela Brownridge

At Last I Am Free – Chic

Song For Guy – Elton John

Early Sunday Morning – Isaac Hayes

John The Baptist – John & Beverley Martyn

Coming Down Again – The Rolling Stones

Back To Africa – Aswad

Proverb Extraction – Pablo Moses

If You’re Looking For A Way Out – Odyssey

Blow Away (For Bill) – Kate Bush

Inside My Love – Minnie Riperton

Faraway Look – Yola

Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues – Nina Simone

All I’ve Got To Do – The Beatles

In A Silent Way / It’s About That Time – Miles Davis

Breakfast Can Wait – Prince

Starfish and Coffee – Prince

What The World Needs Now Is Love Sweet Love – Isley Brothers and Santana

8 Ball - Underworld

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular 1/9/20 - Changing The Mind Of Pretenders

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular 1/9/20 - Changing The Mind Of Pretenders

September 1, 2020

Here we are - Daz explores the hopes and dreams of us all through the medium of pop music as summer begins drawing to its obvious conclusion. Can it really be Episode 193? 


The Dark Pages Of September Lead To The New Leaves Of Spring – Paul Weller

September – David Sylvian

September Night – Van Morrison

Renegade Breakdown – Marie Davidson and l??il Nu

September – Earth Wind and Fire

September Gurls – Big Star

Sabotage(Looks So Easy) – Catherine Anne Davies and Bernard Butler

Crimson Star – Hen Ogledd

For Props – Yves Jarvis

Totally Wired – Terry Edwards

Unquiet Grave – Lunatraktors

Peaceful – Georgie Fame

60 Minutes Of Your Time – Homer Banks

September When I First Met You – Barry White

Stem / Long Stem / Transmission 2 – DJ Shadow

Breathing – Kate Bush

I Like To Move It – Real 2 Real ft The Mad Stuntman

Summer Breeze (Live 1980) – The Isley Brothers

Final Days (Bonobo Remix) – Michael Kiwanuka

September Of My Years – Bob Dylan

Easlea Like A Sunday Morning 9/8/20 - Soothing songs for Sweltering Strangeness

Easlea Like A Sunday Morning 9/8/20 - Soothing songs for Sweltering Strangeness

August 9, 2020

Lovely to be back for episode 2 of our Sunday get-together. 

we heard . . . 

Watchet Auf, ruft uns die Stimme, No. 2, BWV 645 (Sleeper’s Awake) – Murray Perahia

Easy – Jimmy Lindsay

Children Of The Ghetto – The Real Thing

Listen To The Lion – Van Morrison

Heaven On A Sunday – Paul McCartney

Pink Cashmere – Prince

The Black Five – Roy Ayers

Marching The Hate Machines – Thievery Corporation

Sole Coda – Alien

Happiness Is Easy – Talk Talk

Rusted Plough  - Phil Burdett

Early Minor – Miles Davis

This Guy’s In Love With You – Kevin Rowland

Cupid’s Toy – Squeeze

Cool Mediation – Third World

Final Days (Bonobo Mix) – Michael Kiwanuka

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