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Into The Music with Ian Pope #16 - The 1970s - 04.01.2021

Into The Music with Ian Pope #16 - The 1970s - 04.01.2021

January 4, 2021

On the show this evening, Ian featured music from the rock music scenes of the Seventies. The playlist is:

Hawkwind – Steppenwolf
Here and Now - What You See Is What You Get
Gilli Smyth - OK, Man, This Is Your World
Gong - Mister Pyxie

Stanley Clarke – Schooldays
Brand X - Disco Suicide
If – Waterfall

Procul Harum - Broken Barricades
Skin Alley - Living In Sin
England – Paraffinalea
Jonesy - No Alternative

Cat Stevens - King of Trees
Robert Wyatt - Sea Song
Peter Gabriel - Here Comes The Flood

Babe Ruth – Joker
Uriah Heep - Poet's Justice 
The Move - Turkish Tram Conductor Blues 
Mountain - Nantucket Sleighride

Fairport Convention - One More Chance

Popey’s New Year Bash - Friday, 1st January 2021

Popey’s New Year Bash - Friday, 1st January 2021

January 1, 2021

The 15th edition of The Into The Music Show with Ian Pope, features songs to mark New Year's Day 2021 and tracks from the best albums released in 2020.

The Zombies - This Will Be Our Year

Lonnie Johnson - New Year's Blues
Charles Brown - Bringing In A Brand New Year
Otis Redding & Carla Thomas - New Year Resolution
Tom Waits - New Year's Eve
U2 - New Year's Day

Steely Dan - Reelin' In The Years
Simply Red - Holding Back The Years
Weather Report - What's Going On

Jethro Tull - A New Day Yesterday
Pentangle - The Snows
Dyble Longdon - Tidying Away The Pieces
Diana Collier - Ode To Riddley Walker

Masal - Yekatit
Conny Olivetti - Klick Klack 
Rick Wakeman - Olympus Mons

Tame Impala - One More Year
Catherine Anne Davies & Bernard Butler - I Know
Louise Patricia Crane - The Eve of the Hunter
Fish - Garden of Remembrance

Bob Dylan - I Contain Multitudes
Bruce Springsteen - Songs For Orphans

Van Morrison - Celtic New Year


A very Happy New Year to all of our listeners!

Into The Music with Ian Pope #14 - December 2020

Into The Music with Ian Pope #14 - December 2020

December 7, 2020

Featuring music by singer-songwriters, mavericks, mystic poets and seers 

Leonard Cohen - Nevermind

Richard Thompson – Here Comes Geordie    
John Martyn – Patterns In The Rain     
Nick Drake – Things Behind The Sun      

Kevin Coyne – House On The Hill      
Roy Harper – Song of the Ages      
Peter Hammill – (No More) The Sub Mariner    

Robert Wyatt – United States of Amnesia     
Kevin Ayers - Unfairground      
Brian Eno – Here Come The Warm Jets     
David Sylvian & Robert Fripp – God’s Monkey    

Jackie Leven- Some Ancient Misty Morning     
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Jubilee Street     
The Cleaners From Venus – Sun Comes To The Wood    
Catherine Anne Davis & Bernard Butler – In Memory Of My Feelings 

Van Morrison – Heavy Connection     
Neil Young – Will to Love      
Bob Dylan – It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue    
PJ Harvey – To Bring You My Love       
Tom Waits - Blue Valentines      
Phil Burdett - New York City Call
Patti Smith - Jubilee       

Kate Bush - King Of The Mountain   
Kate Bush – December Will Be Magic Again

A very happy Christmas and peaceful New Year to all listeners. Please visit to donate to our financial appeal.

Into The Music with Ian Pope #13 …. the Blues again …. November 2020

Into The Music with Ian Pope #13 …. the Blues again …. November 2020

November 9, 2020

On the show this evening Ian played tracks by legends of the scene plus some contemporary Blues acts including those from the Thames Delta. The playlist is:

Howlin' Wolf - Smokestack Lightnin'

Joanne Shaw Taylor - The Best Thing
Mojo Peachers - Tattooed Heart 
Bonnie Raitt - Thing Called Love
Beth Hart - Bad Woman Blues

Dr Feelgood - Going Back Home
Steve Hooker - Don't Look Behind You
Mickey Jupp - Standing at the Crossroads
Rosco Levee & The Southern Slide - Back To The Banks

Rory Gallagher - Don't Start Me Talking
Alexis Korner - To Whom It May Concern
Joe Cocker - She Came In Thru The Bathroom Window
Paul Rodgers - Born Under A Bad Sign
Jimmy Page - Blues Anthem (If I Cannot Have Your Love)

John Lee Hooker - The Healer
Muddy Waters  - I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man
Lightnin' Hopkins - Baby Please Don't Go
Bo Diddley - Gun Slinger

Marlena Shaw - Liberation Conversation
Fontella Bass - I Surrender
Mitty Collier - I Had A Talk With My Man Last Night
Maurice & Mac - You Left The Water Running

Tinariwen - Walla Illa
The Allman Brothers Band - Stormy Monday
Derek & The Dominos - Key To The Highway
The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Red House

Etta James - You Can't Talk To A Fool

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Into The Music with Ian Pope #12 - October 2020

Into The Music with Ian Pope #12 - October 2020

October 12, 2020

On the show this evening Ian played a selection of tracks from various musical genres including a special tribute to John Lennon for his 80th birthday. The playlist is:-

Wynder K Frog - Sunshine Superman
Wynder K Frog - Blues For A Frog 

Patti Smith Group - Because The Night
Aimee Mann - 4th of July
Robyn Hitchcock & Andy Partridge - Planet England
The Waterboys - Stolen Child 

Townes Van Zandt - Our Mother The Mountain
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Please Read The Letter
Lyle Lovett - The Road To Ensenada
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - I'm Your Toy (live)

John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
John Lennon - Mind Games
John Lennon - #9 Dream
The Beatles - Julia
The Beatles - The Ballad of John and Yoko

Jack Bruce - Theme from an Imaginary Western
Barclay James Harvest - Galadriel
Renaissance - Sounds Of The Sea
Yes - Perpetual Change

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Sebastian
Goldfrapp - Clowns
Moloko - Statues
James - Vervaceous

Paul Simon - The Rhythm of the Saints

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Into The Music with Ian Pope #11 - progressive rock down the decades

Into The Music with Ian Pope #11 - progressive rock down the decades

September 14, 2020

On the show this evening Ian played the following tracks from the progressive rock and post-rock genres:

Masal - Yekatit  check out

Camel - Remote Romance
Asia - Gravitas
Peter Hammill - Sitting Targets

Haken - Insomnia
Gizmodrome - Zombies In The Mall
King Crimson - Dinosaur 

Andy Jackson - The Boy in the Forest
Tears For Fears - Elemental
Lifesigns - Impossible
Big Big Train - Hedgerow

Anathema - Angels Walk Amongst Us
Radiohead - Street Spirit (Fade Out)
Steven Wilson - No Twilight Within The Courts of The Sun
Talk Talk - Eden  

Rosalie Cunningham - A Yarn from The Wheel

Genesis - Dodo/Lurker


Into The Music with Ian Pope #10

Into The Music with Ian Pope #10

August 17, 2020

On the show this evening, Ian played the following tracks:-

Cass Elliot - Make Your Own Kind Of Music

Green Gartside - Tangled Man
Anne Briggs - Standing on the Shore
Diana Collier - Friends    
Jim Moray - Lord Bateman   

John Coltrane - Everytime We Say Goodbye 
Horace Silver - Song For My Father  
Sun Ra - I Am Strange    

John Mayall & The Blues Breakers - The Super-Natural 
Fleetwood Mac - Man Of The World  
Peter Green - Loser Two Times

Marianne Faithfull - Broken English  
Peter Gabriel - This is Party Man  
Jimmy Webb - The Highwayman   
Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood - Summer Wine 

M G Boulter - Brother Uncles   
Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan - Ramblin' Man
Jackson Browne - You Know The Night  
Ry Cooder - Nobody's Fault But Mine
Bob Dylan - Goodbye Jimmy Reed   
Tim Bowness - Ghostlike    
Louise Patricia Crane - Cascading    
Fish - Garden of Remembrance   

David Woodcock - Old Town   

Into The Music with Ian Pope #9 - 1980, forty years on

Into The Music with Ian Pope #9 - 1980, forty years on

July 20, 2020

On tonight's show Ian played the following tracks from 1980:-

Yes - Man In A White Car

Jeff Beck - Star Cycle
Steely Dan - Time Out Of Mind
Pete Townshend - Empty Glass
Steve Winwood - Night Train

Peter Gabriel - Start
Peter Gabriel - I Don't Remember
Roy Harper - Short And Sweet
Peter Hammill - Losing Faith In Words
Kate Bush - Breathing

Siouxsie and the Banshees - Christine
Joy Division - Atmosphere
The Cure - A Forest
Echo and the Bunnymen - Rescue

XTC - Towers of London
David Bowie - Up The Hill Backwards
Magazine - A Song From Under The Floorboards
Talking Heads - Listening Wind

Gentle Giant - I Am a Camera
Yes - Run Through The Light
Genesis - Duchess
Queen - Dragon Attack
Thin Lizzy - Chinatown

Peter Gabriel - Biko

The Into The Music Show with Ian Pope #8 - Beatles! Bowie! Stones!

The Into The Music Show with Ian Pope #8 - Beatles! Bowie! Stones!

June 22, 2020

On the show, Ian featured tracks by the three British musical legends from their Sixties and Seventies albums. plus some interesting cover versions of their songs.

David Bowie - Let's Spend The Night Together

The Beatles - Eight Days A Week
David Bowie - When I Live My Dream
The Rolling Stones - Mother's Little Helper

The Beatles - You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
David Bowie - Love You Till Tuesday
The Rolling Stones - Ruby Tuesday

The Beatles - Drive My Car
David Bowie - Rebel Rebel
The Rolling Stones - Rocks Off

The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows
David Bowie - Memory of a Free Festival
The Rolling Stones - She's A Rainbow

Siouxsie and the Banshees - Dear Prudence
Lulu - The Man Who Sold The World
Linda Ronstadt - Tumbling Dice

The Beatles - Blue Jay Way
David Bowie - Quicksand
The Rolling Stones - Before They Make Me Run

The Beatles - I Want You (She's So Heavy)
David Bowie - She Shook Me Cold
The Rolling Stones - Can't You Hear Me Knocking

The Beatles - Why Don't We Do It In The Road
David Bowie - Suffragette City
The Rolling Stones - Star Star

The Beatles - With A Little Help From My Friends
David Bowie - Golden Years
The Rolling Stones - Salt of The Earth

The Beatles - The Long And Winding Road

Into The Music with Ian Pope - show #7 All Eighties Special

Into The Music with Ian Pope - show #7 All Eighties Special

May 25, 2020

The playlist for the show tonight consists entirely of music from the 1980s:

The Specials - Ghost Town

The Primitives - Crash
Transvision Vamp - Baby I Don't Care
The Damned - Eloise
The Stranglers - Golden Brown

Greg Kihn Band - Jeopardy
Voice of The Beehive - Don't Call Me Baby
Danny Wilson - Mary's Prayer
John Parr - St Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)

Red Box - Lean on Me (Ah-Li-Ayo)
Big Audio Dynamite - E=MC²
Tom Tom Club - Wordy Rappinghood
Pigbag - Papa's Got A Brand New Pigbag

China Crisis - Wishful Thinking
Japan - I Second That Emotion
The Lotus Eaters - The First Picture Of You
Furniture - Brilliant Mind

Yello - The Race
Blancmange - Living On The Ceiling
Heaven 17 - Come Live With Me
Midge Ure - If I Was

John Farnham - You're The Voice
Rush - Tom Sawyer
Marillion - Sugar Mice
Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush - Don't Give Up

Black - Wonderful Life

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