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DIGGIN’ with Si Cheeba - Jazz Club Party:  27-12-2019

DIGGIN’ with Si Cheeba - Jazz Club Party: 27-12-2019

December 27, 2019


First Broadcast Friday 27th December 2019  - on Ship Full of Bombs Radio

01) Kevin Devin - JOHNNY LYTLE

02) Got My Mojo Working - BILLY HAWKS

03) Soul Stomp - EARL VAN DYKE

04) Cat In A Tree Pt.1 - JIMMY SMITH


06) King of Latin Soul - JOEY PASTRANA

07) Jive Samba - JACK CONSTANZO

08) Watermelon Man - GLORIA LYNNE


10) Lickin’ Stick - LARRY WILLIS

11) Listen Here - EDDIE HARRIS

12) Hey Joe, Hey Joe - JOE CUBA SEXTET

13) Too Much Lovin’ - JOE BATAAN

14) Teacher of Love - RAY BARRETTO

15) Os Grilos - MARCOS VALLE

16) Quem Mandou - VERA LUCIA


18) Troublemaker - JOHN CAMERON

19) I’ll Bet You Thought I’d Never Find You - JON HENDRICKS

20) Wipe Away The Tears - HORACE SILVER QUINTET

21) Mamblues - CAL TJADER

22) Please Don’t Stop - THE GILBERTO SEXTET


24) Chance For Romance (Instrumental) - HECTOR RIVERA

25) Use It Before You Lose It - BOBBY VALENTIN


27) Soul Sauce - HANK DIAMOND

28) Why Don’t You Do Right - MARK MURPHY

29) Humdrum Blues - OSCAR BROWN JR

30) Return of the Prodigal Son - FREDDIE HUBBARD

31) Sookie Sookie - GRANT GREEN


33) Latin Strut - JOE BATAAN

34) Shhhhhhh (For A Little While) - JAMES BROWN 

35) Main Squeeze - QUINCY JONES


37) Keep An Eye on Love - ERNESTINE ANDERSON

38) Ye Mele - ELIS REGINA





Library of Aethers- 12/12/19

Library of Aethers- 12/12/19

December 12, 2019

Winter and Christmas Music

Between the Wars/ Which side are you on?- Billy Bragg

Cornish Wassail Song- Songs of Ceremony
Winter Winds- Fotheringay
White Winter Hymnal- Fleet Foxes
Le Givre est Tombre/ the Frosts have Come- Le Chant Des Eemmes Bulgares

Shepherds Arise- The Young Tradition
Shepherds Arise- Waterson Carthy
The Cherry Tree Carol - Shirley & Dolly Collins
Tar Barrel In Dale - Rachel Unthank & the Winterset

If you were born today- Nancy Wallace & Jason Steel
Stay Another Day- Plantman
Concerning Being Brought Back to Life By Jesus- Masal
Winter is Blue- Vashti Bunyan

Sweet Jane- Hedy West
Sweet Jane- The Velvet Underground
Lady Gay - Buell Kazee
Sherburne - Alabama Sacred Harp Singers
Jesu Cristes Milde Moder- Anonymous 4
Fareweel Regality- Rachel Unthank & the Winterset

Christmas is a Coming- Leadbelly
Lull III: A Minor Place - Rachel Unthank & the Winterset
I see a Darkness-Bonnie Prince Billy
Angelfuck- The Fiends
Christmas Time Will Soon Be Over - Fiddlin John Carson & His Virginia Reelers
La Fille du Pere Noel- Robert Sunday

Bring Us In Good Ale - Shirley & Dolly Collins & The Young Tradition

Junkshop Jukebox #58

Junkshop Jukebox #58

December 3, 2019

One More Night- CAN

I Love My Fruit- Sweet Violet Boys
Watermelon Hanging on the Vine- Monroe Brothers
I Heard it through the Grapevine- Gladys Knight & the Pips
Apples and Oranges- Pink Floyd
Banana in your Fruit Basket- Bo Carter
Tom and Jerry- Uncle Dave Macon & his Fruit Jar Drinkers

Tutti Frutti- Little Richard
Watermelon Man Ska- Baba Brooks Orchestra
Raspberry Beret- Prince
I Had Too Much to Dream Last Night- Electric Prunes
Simply Thrilled Honey- Orange Juice
Strawberry Wine- My Bloody Valentine
Peaches en Regalia- Frank Zappa

I Like Bananas- Billy Cotton & his Band
Stealin' Apples- Benny Goodman & his Sextet
Cantaloupe Island- Herbie Hancock
Peel me a Grape- Anita O'Day & Cal Tjader
Adam's Apple- Wayne Shorter

Cherry O Baby- Eric Donaldson
Neratzoula Fountomeni (My Bitter Little Orange Tree)- Kristi Stassinopoulo & Stathis Kalyviotis
Ripest of Apples- Anna & Elizabeth
Red Apple Falls- Smog
Honeydew- Plantman

Tangerine- Led Zeppelin
Orange Hexagon Sun- Boards of Canada
Monkey Banana- Fela Kuti & Africa 70
Metronomic Underground- Stereolab

Life in a Scotch Sitting Room Vol.2 Episode 8- Ivor Cutler
Three Pieces in the Shape of a Pear- Erik Satie, Ciccolini
Grapefruit Moon- Tom Waits

Pogles Walk- Vernon Elliott Ensemble

The Harbour Bazaar with Steven Hastings & Zoe Howe -  New Or New To You 2019

The Harbour Bazaar with Steven Hastings & Zoe Howe - New Or New To You 2019

December 3, 2019

Reeling in the year on the Harbour Bazaar as we choose our New or New To You tracks for the year! That's our favourite tracks that were released or we were listening to for the first time in 2019!

Featured album is the R&BEAT from THE SHOOTS just released in marvellous mono on Heavy Soul Records plus the Anton Corbijn's SPIRITS IN THE FOREST part documentary/part concert experience of DEPECHE MODE, some magnificent 1920’s  blues from LUCILLE BOGAN and details of a fabulous new book 50 WOMEN IN THE BLUES and new music, news and gigs from SUZIE STAPLETON!

Along the way The Story of the Brown Lady of Raynam Hall, Frank versus Sammi and a festive treat from Hawaii to close!

We have a gas and hope you enjoy!


She’s A Rainbow – The Rolling Stones

Trouble Every Day - Frank Zappa

B.D. Woman's Blues - Lucille Bogan

Black Widow - The Shoots

That's All I Need - Magic Sam

Magician's Success - Vanishing Twin

Thylacyne - Suzie Stapleton

Where's The Revolution - Depeche Mode

Honky Cat - Elton John

Apple, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie - Odd and Ends

Little Mathie Groves - Ralph Stanley

Matty Groves - Fairport Convention

Rich Woman - Lil Millet

Burning Up - The Shoots

Down In Yon Forest - Stick In The Wheel

Galleon Ship - Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds

Po La'i E (Silent Night) - Nina Keali'iwahamana

My Life (La Vita) - Shirley Bassey



The Shoots – RNBeat now available vinyl only on Heavy Soul Records


Suzie Stapleton – New single THYLACINE available now


50 Women In The Blues published by Aurora Metro


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DiGGIN’ With Si Cheeba - Episode 9: (29 Nov 19)

DiGGIN’ With Si Cheeba - Episode 9: (29 Nov 19)

November 29, 2019


First Broadcast Friday 27th November 2019  - on Ship Full of Bombs Radio

01) Back at the Chicken Shack - JIMMY SMITH
03) Face to Face - ‘BABY FACE’ WILLETTE
04) Lloro Tu Despedida - IKE QUEBEC
05) Dem Tambourines - DON WILKERSON
06) Filthy McNasty - EDDIE JEFFERSON
07) Funky Mama - LOU DONALDSON
08) Hootin’ and Tootin’ - FRED JACKSON
09) Back to the Tropics - CHARLIE ROUSE
10) Boop Bop Bing Bash - GEORGE BRAITH
11) Googa Mooga - FREDDIE ROACH
12) Jeanine - OSCAR BROWN Jr.
13) Watermelon Man - MONGO SANTAMARIA
14) Sidewinder - THE SOUL SOCIETY
15) The Turnaround - HANK MOBLEY
16) Afrodisia - KENNY DORHAM
17) Song For My Father - BOBBY VALENTIN
18) Cantaloupe Island - KAI WINDING
19) Cornbread - LEE MORGAN
20) Latona - BIG JOHN PATTON
21) The Jody Grind - QUINTETTO X
22) Chitlins Con Carne - KENNY BURRELL
23) Heaven on Earth - LARRY YOUNG
25) Brother Soul - LOU DONALDSON
26) Bus Stop - REUBEN WILSON
27) Hunk O’ Funk - BROTHER JACK McDUFF
28) The Bird Wave - JIMMY McGRIFF
29) Sandalia Dela - DUKE PEARSON
30) Twenty Five Miles - LONNIE SMITH
31) I Had a Little Talk - HORACE SILVER
32) Groovin’ For Mr G - RICHARD ‘ GROOVE’ HOLMES
34) I Don’t Want Nobody… - GRANT GREEN
35) Mystic Brew - RONNIE FOSTER



The Record Club Century All Day Special! Part 2

The Record Club Century All Day Special! Part 2

November 27, 2019

The first rule of Record Club is of course that we don't talk about Record Club but after thirteen years of meetings we have reached our One Hundredth Album!

So to mark this milestone, and without a safety net, we are attempting playing a track from each of our featured albums. This is the second half of the show and features music from our chosen albums through the years.

Hope you enjoy and roll on the next one hundred choices!

Playlist for Part Two
Getting Better - The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Holy Thursday - David Axelrod - Songs Of Innocence
produk 29 [101] - Aphex Twin - Syro
Cold Earth - Boards of Canada - Tommorow's Harvest
Cloudbusting - Kate Bush - Hounds Of Hell
Hold Up - Beyoncé - Lemonade
K. 626: Lacrimosa - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Requiem
Figure It Out - Royal Blood - Royal Blood
The Waltz - Dexys Midnight Runners - Don't Stand Me Down
He's Misstra Know-It-All - Stevie Wonder - Innervisions
Giorgio by Moroder - Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
Can You Hear Me - David Bowie - Yound Americans
Nadir's Big Chance - Peter Hammill - Nadir's Big Chance
Man In The Corner Shop - The Jam - Sound Affects
Formed a Band - Art Brut - Bang Bang Rock N Roll
Palermo Hollywood - Benjamin Biolay - Palermo Hollywood
Summer '68 - Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother
Little Red Riding Hood Hit The Road - Robert Wyatt - Rock Bottom
Comin to Get You - The Beautiful People - If 60s Were 90s
Solid Air - John Martyn - Solid Air
Slim Slow Slider - Van Morrison - Astral Weeks
Song to Comus - Comus - First Utterance
Diana - Alexander 'Skip' Spence - Oar
Trams of Old London - Robyn Hitchcock - I Often Dream Of Trains
Love Spreads - The Stone Roses - The Second Coming
I Believe in You - Talk Talk - Spirit Of Eden
Water No Get Enemy - Fela Kuti - Best Of The Black President
Doreen - Frank Zappa - You Are What You Is
Make Me Feel Again - Edwyn Collins - Gorgeous George
Locomotive Breath - Jethro Tull - Aqualung
Traction in the Rain - David Crosby - If Only I Could Remember My Name
Just Like the Rain - Richard Hawley - Coles Corner
In the Beginning - Genesis - From Genesis To Revelation
Boogie Stop Shuffle - Charles Mingus - Ah Um!
Gypsy Eyes - The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric LadyLand
Telephone Call From Istanbul - Tom Waits - Frank's Wild Years
Gloria: In Excelsis Deo - Patti Smith - Horses
I’ll Take Care Of You - Gil Scott-Heron - I'm New Here
Swan Lake - Public Image Ltd - Metal Box
Croaking Lizard - Lee Scratch Perry The Upsetters - Superape
Dirty Boulevard - Lou Reed - New York
Cossacks Are - Scott Walker - The Drift
Wasting Time - Kids These Days - Traphouse Rock
A Candle’s Fire - Beirut - The Rip Tide
Rayna Rani Jaaki - Maestro Ilaiyaraaya & The Electronic Pop Sounds of Kollywood 1977-1983- Solla Solla

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DIGGIN’ with SI CHEEBA - Episode 8: (1st Nov -19)

DIGGIN’ with SI CHEEBA - Episode 8: (1st Nov -19)

November 14, 2019


First Broadcast Friday 1st November 2019  - on Ship Full of Bombs Radio

01) Space A La Mode - HERB GELLER feat. MARK MURPHY
02) Mahjong - WAYNE SHORTER
03) Kenya - OS IPANEMAS
04) Consolacao - TENORIO JR.
05) Every Brother Ain’t A Brother - JOE THOMAS
06) All Blues - OSCAR BROWN JR.
07) Key Club Cookout - CHARLES EARLAND
09) I’ve Got To Learn To Mambo - SNOWBOY & LATIN SECTION feat. JAMES HUNTER
10) My Love’s A Monster - CLEA BRADFORD
11) South Street Stroll - FREDDIE HUBBARD
12) Land of Love - THE MOON PEOPLE
13) Lay An OZ On Me Baby - LATIN BLUES BAND
14) The Boy Across The Street - DIANNE & CAROLE
16) In The Middle of The Night - THE TERRIBLE FRANKIE NIEVES
17) Fittipaldi - DE SAVOYA
18) Nao Tem Nada Nao - MARCOS VALLE
19) Bala Com Bala - ELIS REGINA
20) Kentucky Fried Chicken - RONNIE FOSTER
21) Right On Brother Pt1 - SOUTHSHORE COMMISSION
22) Together - RAY BARRETTO
23) You Want Too Much - GRUPA ABC
26) Rack Em Up - QUNICY JONES
27) Laying In The Cut - LONNIE SMITH
28) Stone Thing Pt1 - ALVIN CASH & THE REGISTERS
29) Fog & Spice - TIM WEISMAN
31) Diary of a Lost Girl - CHRISTIAN ZIMMERMAN
32) Skindo Le Le - ALIVE
33) Soul Part Two - S.O.U.L.

Culture As A Dare 8 November 2019

Culture As A Dare 8 November 2019

November 8, 2019

In which pies are silently consumed, money is begged for, and a MASSIVE announcement is made.

CAAD will now be broadcasting fortnightly, starting on Friday 22 November at 8pm. Emma and Lee will be alternating their shows, with Emma broadcasting on 22/11, then Lee on 6/12, and so on.

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Guerrilla Toss - Plants (What Would The Odd Do?, NNA Tapes)

Dan Knudsen - Hellflyers (PSYCHOS, self-released)

Kai Whiston - III - Blue Dots (No World As Good As Mine, Lux)

Paper Dollhouse - Lilac Dawn (The Walled Garden, MoonDome Records)

Petbrick - Gringolicker with Mutado Pintado (I, Rocket Recordings)

Thomas R Edwards - Threnody No. 1 (single, self-released)

E. Willey Von Huff-N-Puff - Just Wish You Were Here (Visible & Invisible Persons Distributed In Space, Numero Group)

Peter Ivers - Conference Call At Four (Becoming Peter Ivers, RVNG Intl.)

STANLÆY - Limbless (Rif, self-released)

Seefeel - Vex - Peel Session (WXAXRXP Sessions Sampler, Warp)

Twelfth Day - Superwoman (Face to Face, Orange Feather Records)

df0:BAD - Amiga Blood Circus (Absolete, Cock Rock Disco)

Dr. Airlines - The Monster Inside Of Me (Thanks, Daniel. (No Overdubs Whatsoever), self-released)

Meemo Comma - Firn (Sleepmoss, Planet Mu)

Provincials - Skara Brae (The Dark Ages, Itchen Recordings)

Peter Vukmirovic Stevens + Strotter Inst. - La main à plume vaut la main à charrue (Bile Noire, self-released)

The Rotary Fifth - Whether The Weather (Automata. EP, Delta Function Records)

Negativland - Cadillac (True False, Seeland)

Bamboo - Daughters Of The Sky (Emma Gatrill remix) (single, Upset The Rhythm)

Delia Derbyshire & Martin Hannett - Hannett and Delia synth exchanges track 5 (The Synth And Electronic Recording Exchanges, Ozit Dandelion)

Churn Milk Joan - Hand Me The Jump Leads (I’m Nearly 60 Miles High, self-released)

Severed - Real Life (Visible & Invisible Persons Distributed In Space, Numero Group)

Big Blue Bazooka - I Want to Hold Your Hand (Cartoon Girl, self-released)

Ernest Hood - From The Bluff (Neighborhoods, RVNG Intl.)

The Harbour Bazaar with Steven Hastings & Zoe Howe - Mohair Sweets & the Geomap Jukebox

The Harbour Bazaar with Steven Hastings & Zoe Howe - Mohair Sweets & the Geomap Jukebox

October 16, 2019

Harbour Bazaar with Steven Hastings & Zoe Howe : Mohair Sweets & the Geomap Jukebox

A rumbling Harbour Bazaar as this month joined by Colin Bryce from Mohair Sweets all the way from Detroit who drops in to his home from home The Railway Hotel, Southend between gigs to choose favourites, new tracks and chat. Plus longstanding friend of the show Pat from The Phrogs, The Kingsnakes and providing bass for Mohair Sweets for their UK dates joining in with choice tracks and telling the story of The Action!

Expect suitable Proto Mod, RnB & Thump from Kimberley Row, Mighty Baby, The Rationals, Savoy Brown, Terry Reid, Chilli Willi & The Red Hot Peppers and a Glorious 60's Pop Moment from The Chi-Lites

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Move Over - Janis Joplin
Blank Genration - Richard Hell
Crystal Anais - The Luminanas
Creeping Gene - Dave Davis
Dazed & Confused - The Yardbirds
When The Lights Go Out - Slade
A Little Misunderstanding - Mohair Sweets
I Want You - Kimberley Row
Superlungs, My Supergirl - Terry Reid
Leaving Here - The Rationals
Climbing Up The Wall - The Action
Are You My Woman? (Tell Me So) - The Chi-Lites
Egyptian Tomb - Mighty Baby
Desert Island Woman - Chilli Willi & The Red Hot Peppers
Blue Flower - Mazzy Star
Shazam - Jim Jomes & The Righteous Mind
I’m Hurtin’ – Mohair Sweets
I'm Tired - Savoy Brown
Look At The View - The Action
Green River - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Love Me Till The Sun Shines - Dave Davis
Teenage Depression - Eddie

Culture As A Dare 11 October 2019

Culture As A Dare 11 October 2019

October 13, 2019

In which everyone's at Twenty One in Southend-On-Sea, except you.

Pharmakon - Deprivation (Devour, Sacred Bones Records)

Iglooghost, Kai Whiston + BABii - Barely Twins (XYZ, Gloo)

Tang - It’s (Not) All Bad (Super Happy, Art of the Uncarved Block)

Ekoplekz - K Punk (In Search Of The Third Mantra, Front & Follow)

Moff Skellington - A Cradle with a Periscope (Strange Acrylic Night Custard, German Shepherd Records)

dyLAB & Pete Hope - Sharp (Dances on all Fours, SOIL)

Big in Sheboygan - The Mome Rats Are Coming (Nathaniel EP Preview, Lonely Voyage Records)

Loula Yorke - Untitled #1 (LDOLS, Rum Records)

Peter Vukmirovic Stevens + Strotter Inst. - L'inconscience, le déshonneur, la lubricité, la haine, le mépris des hommes sont à prix d'or. (Bile Noire, self-released)

Octo Octa - Ecstatic Beat (Resonant Body, T4T LUV NRG)

Negativland - More Data (True False, Seeland)

John Carpenter - Silver Shamrock (Halloween III: Season Of The Witch, Death Waltz Records)