265 1965

We’ve made a few episodes about particular years before so Nat from Another Aging Hipster thought it would be jolly to add 1965 to the list.

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00:40 The Beatles – Things We Said Today

Linda

(04:56) Smokey Robinson & The Miracles -Tracks Of My Tears

James from Appetite for Distraction

(08:57) Bob Dylan – Like A Rolling Stone

Chris from Dead Sea Apes

(16:19) Nat King Cole – L.O.V.E.

Tricia from I Sing in the Kitchen

(19:11) Ramsey Lewis Trio – The In Crowd

The In Crowd from Learning to Share

(26:11) Zella Day – 1965

Andrew from RVA Playlist

(30:22) The Avalanches – Frankie Sinatra

Eiron from Old Fridges Can Kill

(35:30) France Gall – Poupée de Cire, Poupée de Son

Mike from wearedust

(39:16) Love – Alone Again Or

Kymm from The Thirteenth Baby Opossum

(45:26) The Monkees – She Makes Me Laugh

Kevin from Let Me Educate You

(49:48) Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass – A Taste of Honey

Jeremy from Fingertips

(55:57) Simon & Garfunkel – The Sound of Silence

Nat from Another Aging Hipster

(59:59) The Beatles – In My Life

Rob

Do send your thanks to Nat from Another Aging Hipster for curating this episode. The next one will be made by James from Appetite for Distraction with the theme of No E’s.

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264 This and That

When you put something with another thing and add in our wonderful mix of contributors you get this episode of the Contrast Podcast where we are choosing songs with titles where this and that sit side by side.

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(0:00) Prince – Starfish and Coffee

Jeremy from Fingertips

(4:51) Brian Wilson – Love and Mercy

Kevin from Let Me Educate You

(9:45) Beck – Nicotine & Gravy

Chris from Dead Sea Apes

(15:31) Sybil Vane – Whips and Lollipops

Linda

(20:31) ManuElla – Blue and Red

Eiron from Old Fridges Can Kill

(24:42) John Grant – TC and Honeybear

Tricia from I Sing in the Kitchen

(30:43) Tiny Leaves – Rain and Reign

Tim from Contrast Podcast

(35:28) Darren Hayman & the Secondary Modern – Amy and Rachel

Kathy

(41:10) Bare Armz – Scales and Bullshit

James from Appetite for Distraction

(47:22) The Chumps – Tipsy #3

The In Crowd from Learning to Share

(52:00) The Divinyls – Pleasure and Pain

Nat from Another Aging Hipster

(56:05) Ian Dury & The Blockheads – Sex and Drugs and Rock’n’Roll (demo)

Mike from wearedust

(1:00:49) Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording) – Guns and Ships

Kymm from The Thirteenth Baby Opossum

(1:03:48) Lee Ritenour – A Little Bit of This and a Little Bit of That

Ram from DyingNote

Thanks to Jeremy from Fingertips for curating this episode, the next one will be curated by Nat with the theme of 1965. See you back then.

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263 A Song for my Funeral

I bet that we’ve all thought about the songs that we’d like our loved ones to endure during our funeral? For this episode Kev from Let Me Educate You has curated a selection of those chosen by the Contrast Podcast contributors so those who might need this information one day can even know why we liked them. I hope you are all wearing black?

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Playlist:

00:48 Liz Durrett – The Sea A Dream

Linda

07:42 Death Cab For Cutie – I Will Follow You Into The Dark

James from Appetite For Distraction

13:23 The Fall – Enough Time At Last

ZB from So The Wind Won’t Blow it All Away

17:41 M83 – Farewell/Goodbye

Eiron from Old Fridges Can Kill

24:07Elvis Costello – Favourite Hour

Tim from The Contrast Podcast

30:49Grandpa Jones – Falling Leaves

The In Crowd from Learning to Share

36:40Jane Siberry – The Valley

Jeremy from Fingertips

43:55Bobby Whitlock – Will The Circle Be Unbroken

Kymm Zuckert from Film Chain

49:00Le Mystere de la voix Bulgaires – Pilentze Plee

Mike from We Are Dust

52:28Okkervil River – John Allen Smith Sails

Tricia from I Sing In the Kitchen

58:11Donna Summer – The Last Dance

Kev from Let Me Educate You

01:01:04 Grouch Marx – Hello I Must Be Going

Nat from Another Aging Hipster

01:06:00 Edwin Hawkins Singers – Oh Happy Day

John Q

Please send your thanks and congratulations to Kev from Let Me Educate You for curating his first episode in such style.

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262 Sorry Not Sorry

This episode, curated by your friend Kymm from Film Chain, is not about guilty pleasures or dirty secrets. It’s about the songs that we love and aren’t ashamed to love. Be prepared to hear some of the most uncool music you may ever hear cool people choose.

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01:50 Paul Winchell – The Wonderful Thing About Tiggers

Tim from The Contrast Podcast

05:11 Justin Bieber – Love Yourself

James from Appetite For Distraction

12:22 Wang “Rollin” Rong – Chick Chick

Eiron from Old Fridges Can Kill

17:06 The DeFranco Family – Heatbeat, It’s a Lovebeat

Tricia from I Sing in the Kitchen

23:40 Europe – The Final Countdown

Andrew from RVA Playlist

29:20 Sammy Davis Jr. – Shaft

Mike from wearedust

34:40 Enya – Book of Days

Jeremy from Fingertips

40:53 Pet Shop Boys – Left to My Own Devices

Chris from Dead Sea Apes

49:57 Jacques Filh – Wraaach!!!

ZB from So The Wind Won’t Blow it All Away

52:12 Melt Banana – Candy Gun

John Q

57:03 John Denver – This Old Guitar

Nat from Another Aging Hipster

1:00:47 Barry Manilow – I Made it Through the Rain

Kev from Let Me Educate You

1:06:39 Styx – Come Sail Away

Kymm Zuckert from Film Chain

1:16:19 Supertramp – Goodbye, Stranger

The In Crowd from Learning to Share

Send your thanks to Kymm for the pain you have just suffered. For the next episode we are going to get ever so sad thanks to Kev as we choose songs that we would have played at our funerals.

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261 My First Musical Memory

The Contrast Podcast is made by some the most musically addicted individuals that this world has to offer, so it logically follows that finding out about our first musical memories might be an interesting experience. So let me take you back to where it all began ….

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Playlist:
(00:39) Chris Eckman – Yellow Submarine

Eiron from Old Fridges Can Kill

(06:30) Jimmy Durante – Ink a Dink a Doo

Nat from Another Aged Hipster

(10:46) Madeleine Moua & les ballets Heiva – Te manu puka rua

ZB from So the Wind Won’t Blow It All Away

(14:05) Kiss – Beth

John Eckman from Goatless

(18:01) Level 42 – Running in the Family

Robert Todd

(23:40) Jimi Hendrix Experience – If 6 Was 9

Chris from Dead Sea Apes

(31:59) Phil Collins – In the Air Tonight

James from Appetite For Distraction

(39:41) Andy Williams – In the Summertime

Mike from We Are Dust

(43:41) Phil Harris as Baloo in Disney’s The Jungle Book – The Bare Necessities

John Q

(49:14) The Playmates – Wait For Me

Tricia from I Sing In the Kitchen

(53:51) Danny Kaye – Mommy Gimme a Drinka Water

The In Crowd from I’m Learning to Share

(1:03:59) Wayne Newton – Daddy Don’t You Walk So Fast

Kymm from The Thirteenth Baby Opossum

(1:10:08) Ohio Express – Yummy Yummy Yummy

Kev from Let Me Educate You

(1:15:28) Shirley and Company – Shame Shame Shame

Niels from Sun In Late December

(1:21:49) Stanley Holloway – Lion and Albert

Kathy

(1:26:41) Harmonicats – Mambo Jambo

Linda

(1:31:05) The Monkees – Sometime in the Morning

Jeremy from Fingertips

This episode was curated by James from Appetite For Distraction (thanks James) and the next one, with the theme of ‘Sorry Not Sorry’ will have Kymm from The Thirteenth Baby Opossum at the helm.

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260 Hell

We recently explored the wonder of Heaven so we had to counteract the light with a visit to the darkness of Hell. Now, can I interest anyone in a pitchfork in the bottom or would you just like some eternal fire?

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(0:00) Pat Benatar – Hell is for Children

Andrew from RVA Playlist

(6:02) Shovels and Rope – Hell’s Bells

Mike from wearedust

(10:11) Alice Cooper – Give the Kid a Break

Tricia from I Sing in the Kitchen

(16:03) Dawn Landes – Private Little Hell

Linda from Speed of Dark

(19:19) Lonnie Johnson – She’s Making Whoopee in Hell Tonight

Niels from Sun in Late December

(23:27) David Bowie – The Pretty Things Are Going to Hell

Jeremy from Fingertips

(30:05) Elvis Costello – This is Hell

Chris from Dead Sea Apes

(35:31) New Found Glory – Living Hell

James from Appetite For Distraction

(39:10) Squirrel Nut Zippers – Hell

Kymm from The Film Chain

(43:38) Cast of “The Book of Mormon” – Spooky Mormon Hell Dream

Kev from Let Me Educate You

(49:53) The Tiger Lillies – Hell

FiL from Pogo-a-Gogo

(54:00) Jackie Greene – Icewater

John from Goatless

(57:05) John D. Loudermilk – Goin’ to Hell on a Sled

The In Crowd from Learning to Share

(1:01:55) Geronimo! – Fires of Hell

ZB from So The Wind Won’t Blow It All Away

(1:07:32) Josh Ritter – Nightmares

Marcy

(1:11:54) Cast of “Hell Can Be Heaven” – Night Inside a Fridge

Eiron from Old Fridges Can Kill

(1:16:20) Ranges – If I Were the Devil

John Q

(1:22:29) Chris Rea – Road to Hell (Part 2)

Ram from Dying Note

Thanks to Andrew from RVA Playlist for curating this episode.

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259 The Internet

We’ve already heard and seen what the contributors like about The Radio and The Television. This time we are going to get online for a selection of songs related to The Internet. Where did I put my modem?

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(00:00) Amber Suite – Walking

Chris from Dead Sea Apes

(06:13) Passenger – Facebook

Andrew from RVA Playlist

(10.41) Dessa – If & When (Daytrotter session)

James from Appetite For Distraction

(18:38) The Blue Aeroplanes – Streamers

Jeremy from Fingertips

(23:46) Chestnut Bakery – Moon Palace

John Q

(33:53) Kate Bush – Deeper Understanding

Kev from Let Me Educate You

(41:25) Jonathan Couldton – Skullcrusher Mountain

Kymm from The Thirteenth Baby Opossum

(47:35) Spike Jones – Barney Google

Mike from wearedust

(51:45) Todd Rundgren – I Hate My Frickin’ ISP

Nat from Another Aging Hipster

(56:43) Kid 606 – MP3 Killed The Radio Star

Peiter from Two Tramps In Mud Time

(1:07:15) Fenne Lily – Stranger

Tim from The Contrast Podcast

(1:12:31) Nicholas Thorburn – Bad Dream

Tricia from I Sing in the Kitchen

(1:16:37) The Fuzz /CN – Borderless

ZB from So The Wind Won’t Blow It All Away

(1:21:33) Listen With Sarah – World Wide Hula

Eiron from Old Fridges Can Kill

(1:24:27) St. Vincent – Digital Witness

John Eckman from Goatless

Thanks to Chris from Dead Sea Apes for so expertly curating this episode. If you would like to take part in the podcast you’ll need to start by sending a message to contrastians@gmail.com and we’ll let you know what you need to do to get involved.