Dots Jukebox: The best of the past year! 27th October 2013


Following on from last week’s anniversary playlist, I thought I’d do a “best of” from the playlists of the past year! They’re MY favourites – incredibly self-indulgent of me, I know! Enjoy!

Artist Song Theme & date Suggested by
Talk Talk Life’s What You Make It Get A Grip 18 Oct 12 @chimbonda
XTC Grass Gardens 5 Jul 13 @skylarkingmatt
Air Remember Forget Remember 11 Jan 13 @boxofpeppers
Depeche Mode Walking In My Shoes Walking 30 Nov 12 @precenphix
Gary Numan Are ‘Friends’ Electric Electric 4 Jan 13 @woodmanstone @lsherrington1
Japan Life in Tokyo City 25 May 13 @guildtom
Ian Dury Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick Beats 31 May 13 @amcyoung
Lush Single Girl Single 17 Jul 13 @jonezyt @clbutler76 @gwenlove3
Prince Little Red Corvette Vehicle 15 Mar 13 @davesleney
Public Image Limited Flowers Of Romance Flowers 11 May 13 @drfilth
The Ramones Beat On The Brat Old Young 29 Dec 12 @pauldn1
Nine Inch Nails Every Day Is Exactly The Same Anything Goes 18 May 13 @grantsales
Pearl Jam Blood Blood 31 Jul 13 @rorsdm
Jimi Hendrix If 6 Was 9 Mathematics 2 Aug 13 @tymgrady
The Doors Riders On The Storm Ships and the Sea 8 Feb 13 @buttersstotch11
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds God Is In The House Superstitions 13 Sep 13 @richard0x4a
Elbow Grounds For Divorce Anti Valentines 15 Feb 13 @hollowmandan @markjeng @mikeyscruff
The Mountain Goats Cobra Tattoo Tattoo 19 Nov 12 @maffrj
The Decemberists June Hymn June 1 Jun 13 @mjh_79 @tomwaitsripoff @sparkes74
Woody Guthrie Mean Talking Blues Talking 22 Mar 13 @chops_top_fives
Zager & Evans In the Year 2525 Future 5 Oct 13 @iancpeacock @moodymitchy @steve8x8
Jerry Lee Lewis Breathless Breathe 11 Aug 13 @sparky_hornsby
Fats Waller I’m Gonna Sit Right Down & Write Myself A Letter Letters 28 Jun 13 @tangerinebean
Nat King Cole Autumn Leaves Autumn 20 Sep 13 @gilbertgubbins @danthompson78
Frank Sinatra It Was a Very Good Year Anniversary 19 Oct 13 @guylongworth
Scott Walker The Darkest Forest Woodland 1 Feb 13 @theboywilliams
Bran Van 3000 Drinking In LA Drinking 19 Oct 12 @kid76a
The Beatles Revolution Revolution 19 Jul 13 @eva_mulder @michaelwbarwise
Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush Don’t Give Up Music is Therapy 29 Mar 13 @paulie9461
The Chordettes Mr Sandman Dreams 19 Apr 13 @andrewlabmonkey

Dots Jukebox: “Anniversary” 19th October 2013


Artist Song Suggested by
Pulp Do You Remember the First Time? @purpleink1310
Joy Zipper 1 @cavedweller71
Echo & The Bunnymen Silver @carlislebeer
Leonard Cohen Last Year’s Man @rorsdm
Bob Dylan Isis @mattowlgale
Ronnie Lane & Slim Chance Anniversary @skylarkingmatt @sean_write
Cowboy Junkies Anniversary Song @substandardnerd @cjcole01
The Pierces It Will Not Be Forgotten @chimbonda39
Beatles Birthday @neilmartay
Status Quo Anniversary Waltz @peterminihane @melmarriott
Little River Band Happy Anniversary Baby @zanylala
Blur Jubilee @thezanussi
Arcade Fire Reflektor @grantsales
MIA Paper Planes @makerzmark_
Altered Images Happy Birthday @contra_flow @lycan33 @iancpeacock @sparky_hornsby
The Smiths Unhappy Birthday @oneoclockgun
Feist One Year A.D. @_fruit_loop
Belle & Sebastian The State I Am In @richard0x4a
Amanda Palmer Another Year (A Short History of Almost Something) @aisfornala
Broadcast Long Was the Year @chasethegroove
The Enemy Happy Birthday Jane @sprungatom
Radiohead Punch Up At a Wedding @dremendous
Jimi Hendrix Experience 51st Anniversary @louisbalfour
David Bowie Golden Years @philjamesj
Chuck Berry You Never Can Tell @makesleekkills
Kool & the Gang Celebration @trish_savine
Stevie Wonder Happy Birthday @clairhorne @lsherrington1
The Kinks Jukebox Music @_fruit_loop
Perry Como Jukebox Baby @andrewlabmonkey
Frank Sinatra It Was a Very Good Year @sparkes74 @guylongworth

Dots Jukebox: “Work” 12th October 2013


Artist Song Suggested by
Elvis Costello Welcome to the Working Week @sparky_hornsby
Ministry Work For Love @myrtleleaf
Depeche Mode Work Hard @monkeymarl
The Smiths Work is a Four Letter Word @jobucko @cjcole01 @paolomeccano
Eggs Government Administrator @hodge_nufc
R.E.M. Finest Worksong @jamesoldham @lsherrington1 @rorsdm @zanylala
China Crisis Working With Fire and Steel @iancpeacock
The Godfathers Birth, School, Work, Death @chasethegroove
The Jam Smithers Jones @cavedweller71 @flash_harry_ @speedofsound
The Clash Career Opportunities @contra_flow @flogging_murphy
Flogging Molly Revolution @gilbertgubbins
Ramones It’s Not My Place (In the 9 to 5 World) @pauldn1
The Rakes 22 Grand Job @dremendous
Gossip Get a Job @sparkes74
Royce da 5’9” feat. Eminem Writer’s Block @grantsales
Dizzee Rascal Bonkers @etch32
Belle and Sebastian White Collar Boy @turvenator
Men at Work Land Down Under @steve8x8
Dolly Parton Nine to Five @ccbriggers @tazismad @katienana09 @clbutler76 @kitchandbot
Cilla Black Work is a Four Letter Word @paolomeccano
Donna Summer She Works Hard For the Money @newmusic37 @aliceonthehill @sean_write @theboywilliams
Grace Jones Slave to the Rhythm @eva_mulder
Sam Cooke Chain Gang @skylarkingmatt @clairhorne
Lee Dorsey Workin’ In a Coalmine @andrewlabmonkey
Sting We Work The Black Seam @n1ckbab3r
Oysterband Early Days of a Better Nation @annatheforager
John Lennon Working Class Hero @neilmartay
Bob Seger I’ve Been Working @nobrightside
Simone Felice Charade @mattowlgale
Cowboy Junkies Mining For Gold @richard0x4a
Bob Dylan Workingman’s Blues @christensendrg

Dots Jukebox: “Future” 5th October 2013


Artist Song Suggested by
Ladytron Tomorrow @andrewlabmonkey
Fountains of Wayne Bright Future in Sales @turvenator
Manic Street Preachers The Future Has Been Here 4 Ever @clairhorne
Ian Gillan No Laughing In Heaven @amcyoung
MC5 Future/Now @instantkarma80
Sex Pistols No Future @flogging_murphy @eclecticfriend3
Deltron 3030 3030 @nobrightside
Daft Punk Robot Rock @grantsales
The Future Sound of London Papua New Guinea @gilbertgubbins
Blouse Time Travel @tomsw1
Massive Attack Future Proof @dremendous
Man Back Into the Future @peterminihane
Talking Heads (Nothing But) Flowers @contra_flow
Timbuk 3 The Future’s So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades @lsherrington1
Madness Tomorrow’s Just Another Day @flash_harry_
Specials Message to You Rudy @neilmartay
Zager & Evans In the Year 2525 @iancpeacock @moodymitchy @steve8x8
Bright Eyes Old Soul Song (For the New World Order) @chimbonda39
Leonard Cohen The Future @johnfidler
Velvet Underground & Nico All Tomorrow’s Parties @cuyahoga68
Wilco In a Future Age @markjeng
Sandy Denny Next Time Around @richard0x4a
Rivers Cuomo Tomorrow @damjef
The Beatles When I’m Sixty-Four @paolomeccano
E.L.O. Yours Truly, 2095 @chasethegroove @substandardnerd
Pulp Disco 2000 @p_burnett @woodmanstone
Beach Boys Wouldn’t It Be Nice @realpaulmurray
Seal Future Love Paradise @sparky_hornsby
The Shirelles Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow @skylarkingmatt
Barclay James Harvest Just A Day Away (Forever Tomorrow) @_fruit_loop