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Fresh As… Episode 10: A Truly Awful Cup of Tea.

Fresh As… Episode 10: A Truly Awful Cup of Tea.

January 31, 2021

The songs.

Blaze Foley - Clay Pigeons

Hand Habits - 4th of July

Benny Goodman - Stomping at the Savoy

Teenage Fanclub - I’m More Inclined

M. Ward - To Go Home

Grandaddy - Fox In The Snow

Jack Forbes - Rolling Down The River

Lucinda Williams - Sharp Cutting Wings (Song To a Poet)

Wilco - You & I

Grand Drive - Jukebox

Edwin Collins - Sparks The Spark

Daniel Johnston & Yo La Tengo - Speeding Motorcycle

Half Japanese - Wondrous Wonder

No Vacation - Days

The Feelies - On The Roof

Chuck Prophet - Jesus Was a Social Drinker

Frank Black - I Burn Today

Jeffrey Lewis - The Adventures of God as a Young Boy

Mark Eitzel - Western Sky

Pavement - Shoot The Singer (1 Sick Verse)

Ghetto Brothers - Girl From The Mountain

Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

BMX Bandits - Do You Really Love Me?

The Arlenes - Soft Touch

Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

BMX Bandits - Do You Really Love Me?

The Arlenes - Soft Touch

Golden Smog - Until You Came Along

Molly Sarlé - Human

The Lemonheads - Into Your Arms

Daniel Johnston - Walking The Cow

Daniel Johnston - Life In Vain

The Tumblerdryer Babies - Daniel Johnston, Please Don’t Die

Teenage Fanclub - Weird Horses

Cusack - Can’t Be Told

Fresh As… Episode #9: The Gift of Own Brand Rich Tea Biscuits

Fresh As… Episode #9: The Gift of Own Brand Rich Tea Biscuits

January 17, 2021

The songs


Muddy Waters - Louisiana Blues

Tom Paley - Browns Ferry Blues

Johnny Flynn - Detectorists

Mikaela Davis & Mary Lou Lord - Some Song

Emmylou Harris - Pancho & Lefty

First Aid Kit - Emmylou

Nancy Wallace - January

J Mascis - Wide Awake

Phil Burdett - Mother of Pearl

Jackie Leven - Your Winter Days

Diane Cluck - Soft Little Reach Out

Peter Bruntnell - King of Madrid

Telstar Ponies - Lügengeschichte

Tumbledryer Babies - Scarlet Letter Sweater

Teenage Fanclub - Sidewinder

Wilco - It’s Just That Simple

Daniel Johnston - Tell Me Now

The Hanging Stars - Heavy Blue

Bert Jansch & Hope Sandoval - All This Remains

Karen Dalton - Are You Leaving For The Country?

Right Away, Great Captain - Devil Dressed In Blue

Robyn Hitchcock - I Saw Nick Drake

Alela Diane - Tired Feet

Vagabond & Courtney Barnett - Reason To Believe

Yuck - Shook Down

Lilys - A Nanny In Manhattan

Julia Jacklin - Baby Jesus Is Nobody’s Baby Now

Mount Eerie - Ravens

Men I Trust - Show Me How

Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - This Is The Day

Big Star - September Gurls

Courtney Barnett - Being Around

Fresh As… Episode 8: What Day Is It?

Fresh As… Episode 8: What Day Is It?

January 3, 2021

The Songs:

Steve Taylor - Mildsensations

British Sea Power - To Get To Sleep

Grand Drive - Track 40

Belle & Sebastian - I’m a Cuckoo

The Go-Betweens - Streets of Your Town

The Pastels - Advice To The Graduate

Pete Astor - Suffering Jukebox

Elliot Smith - A Fond Farewell

Bert Jansch - Fresh As A Sweet Sunday Morning

Wreckless Eric - Reconnez Cherie

Phillious Williams - The Last Dance

Lost In The Trees - Neither Here Nor There

Dave Dulake - Butterfingers/Coriander

Syd Barrett - Gigolo Aunt

Real Estate - Holding Pattern

Fazerdaze - Lucky Girl

Modern Nature - Footsteps

Ben Floyd - Cold Mountain

Robyn Hitchcock - Raining Twilight Coast

Emma Swift - You’re a Big Girl Now

Darren Hayman - I Taught You How To Dance

Teenage Fanclub - Some Place, Different Place

Mojave 3 - Pictures

Cusack - Can’t Be Told

Alan Tyler & The Lost Sons of Littlefield - Cowboys Don’t Cry

Nick Drake - Northern Sky

The Buff Medways - Troubled Mind (for Rik)

Fresh As A Sweet New Years Day

Fresh As A Sweet New Years Day

January 3, 2021

The songs:

Laura Marling - Needle and the Damage Done

Robert Scott - The Moon Upstairs

Nap Eyes - Mixer

Vic Godard - In This Town

Television Personalities - Diary of a Young Man

The Kinks - Big Sky

Wire - Outdoor Miner

Julian Cope - World Shut Your Mouth

Wallis Bird - You Are Mine

Country Teasers - Golden Apples

The Pastels - Different Drum

Felt - Sunlight Bathed the Golden Glow

Mark Wynn - Buses on New Years Day

Dump - Class of…

Teenage Fanclub - Thin Air

Brinsley Schwarz - What’s So Funny ‘bout Peace, Love & Understanding?

Orange Juice - Rip It Up

Fresh As… Episode 7: A Fab Sunday Morning?

Fresh As… Episode 7: A Fab Sunday Morning?

December 22, 2020

For over a decade the Sunday before Christmas at The Railway Hotel would be marked by the Annual Beatles Convention, a day where everyone would pick a handful of their favourite songs (no repeats!) and give them a play. 

As this wasn't an option this year, we felt this was needed to fill the void.


The Magical Mystery Tour (alternate version)

Aerial Tour Instrumental (Flying) Take 8

Like Dreamers Do (Rejected Decca Demo)

Help! (Take 1)

And I Love Her

Two of Us (Naked) 

Solider of Love (Live at the BBC)

Penny Lane

Fool on the Hill (Take 1)

Savoy Truffle (for Steve Taylor)

Hey Bulldog

If I Needed Someone

Strawberry Fields Forever (selected demos and work in progress)

You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away (for Robin Ince)

For No One

It’s Only Love

Martha My Dear

I’m Only Sleeping (for George O'Hare)

Act Naturally


Back In The USSR

A very Beatley Christmas Present from Daryl Easlea

I Feel Fine (Live at the BBC)

I’ll Follow The Sun

You Won’t See Me

Oh! Darling 

John Lennon - Jealous Guy

Baby, You’re A Rich Man (for Duglas T Stewart)

Paul McCartney - Singalong Junk

Why Don’t We Do It In The Road? (for Jon Monk)

John Lennon - Ain’t That A Shame

Michelle (for Jennifer Taylor)

George Harrison - Beware of Darkness

I Will (for Jo O'Hare)

Revolution (Escher Sessions)

She’s Leaving Home (for Liz and Genevieve)

Only a Northern Song (for Robyn Hitchcock)


Wings - Picasso’s Last Words (Drink To Me) (for Phill Jupitus)

All Things Must Pass (studio chat/work in progress)

I Me Mine (for Barry Sinclair)

Paul McCartney - Seize the Day

Ringo Starr - Photograph

I Call Your Name (for Dave Collins)

Hold Me Tight

George Harrison - Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth)

Something - A work in progress (from Let It Be Sessions)

Get Back (Apple Rooftop, first performance)

A Day In The Life

Tuppenny Bunters - Carnival of Light

All Things Must Pass

Ram On! (for Lily Bond)

The End

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